**This post has been updated to reflect our current board members (10-16-18)
As I travel the state and meet with school leaders, I am often asked a variation of the question “who funds you and why do they do it?” I am always happy to answer this question and would like to take a moment to share my answer on our blog. As you can see on our website here, the OPSRC receives financial support from the following organizations:
These four foundations provided the funding to start the organization, and they each nominate a representative on the OPSRC’s board. These board members can be found our website here, but I’ll list them out in the blog as well:
Robert J. Ross Chair
President and CEO | Inasmuch Foundation and Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Senior Program Officer | George Kaiser Family Foundation
Executive Director | Arkansas Public School Resource Center
School Leader | KIPP Reach College Prep
Executive Director | Oklahoma Youth Expo
State Director for USDA Rural Development in Oklahoma | United States Department of Agriculture
Adrian Beverage Treasurer
Government Relations Director, Chief Lobbyist | Oklahoma Bankers Association
President | Digimedia
I’m not sure about you, but every Friday afternoon I pack my work bag with tasks to do over the weekend, and every Monday morning I unpack the bag basically looking the same.
A collection of Oklahoma education-related news of the week.
We continue facing many difficult issues when it comes to finance.
I am thankful. As I sit down to compose this article, it's Cyber Monday. Our family returned yesterday evening from a delightful weekend trip to Dallas, where we people-watched and purposely did no shopping.