Click on this link, 2015 calendar, to explore upcoming OPSRC professional development opportunities. Workshop topics include Coaching for Administrators, Social Media Training, Evernote, Project Lead The Way, Teach Like a Champion, MAP data training, and Special Education. Most of the workshops will be face-to-face trainings but we will be offering other workshops in a webinar format.
Please note that May and June are open for in district/school meetings to assess your needs and aligning our support to best fit your needs. To make an appointment or ask for more information, please contact me at Carole.Kelley@OPSRC.net or 405.428.4814.
The Oklahoma school finance picture is still cloudy with a continuing possibility of issues going forward. It is important to remember that as we move into the new fiscal year, we need to remember the lessons of the past year.
Learn how to get into the new online PD platform and how we can create strategic PD plans for your schools!
A U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has granted a request for a preliminary injunction barring the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from enforcing the new overtime rule that takes effect on December 1, which would increase the salary threshold for exempt employees from $23,660 to $47,892.
Happy 2016!! As I welcome in the new year, I always begin the “cleanse”–going through closets and chunking items I no longer want or that fit, ridding the kitchen cabinets of expired food and actually wiping off the refrigerator shelves (can finally see them after all of the holiday food is out). I know for many this is a time of the 21-day “diet-cleanse,” renewed gym memberships and even the 21-day “financial cleanse.”