LFOK Partners With Norman Public Schools

Supporting Norman Public School’s goal of improving educator practice that positively impacts student learning and teacher retention, Learning Forward Oklahoma and Norman Public Schools have partnered to provide professional learning to 21 first-year, emergency certified teachers.   Known as BASE Camp, Building and Supporting Educators, teachers of grades 4-12 attend one day each month, October through…

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LFOK’s District Networking Meeting

Join us as participants gain an awareness of Learning Forward’s Standards of Professional Learning, apply standards to your work, and collaborate with peers to gain insight for application.  Stay for lunch at 11:30 and visit with organizations providing professional learning.  Click here to register!

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LFOK’s 2nd Annual Professional Development Networking Meeting

Join us as participants take a deep dive into Learning Forward’s Standards of Professional Learning, apply standards to your work, and collaborate with peers to gain insight for application.  Arrive for lunch (free!) at 11:30 and visit with districts that attended the morning session.  Click here to register!

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BASE Camp, Norman Public Schools

Partnering with Norman Public Schools, Learning Forward Oklahoma will provide a 5-day intensive training to identified teachers seeking alternative pathways to certification.  This professional learning opportunity, known as BASE Camp (Building and Supporting Educators), is aligned to the Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) and is designed to model research-based instructional strategies, provide hands-on learning…

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BASE Camp, Norman Public Schools

Partnering with Norman Public Schools, Learning Forward Oklahoma will provide a 5-day intensive training to identified teachers seeking alternative pathways to certification.  This professional learning opportunity, known as BASE Camp (Building and Supporting Educators), is aligned to the Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) and is designed to model research-based instructional strategies, provide hands-on learning…

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BASE Camp, Norman Public Schools

Partnering with Norman Public Schools, Learning Forward Oklahoma will provide a 5-day intensive training to identified teachers seeking alternative pathways to certification.  This professional learning opportunity, known as BASE Camp (Building and Supporting Educators), is aligned to the Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) and is designed to model research-based instructional strategies, provide hands-on learning…

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BASE Camp, Norman Public Schools

Partnering with Norman Public Schools, Learning Forward Oklahoma will provide a 5-day intensive training to identified teachers seeking alternative pathways to certification.  This professional learning opportunity, known as BASE Camp (Building and Supporting Educators), is aligned to the Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) and is designed to model research-based instructional strategies, provide hands-on learning…

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BASE Camp, Norman Public Schools

Partnering with Norman Public Schools, Learning Forward Oklahoma will provide a 5-day intensive training to identified teachers seeking alternative pathways to certification.  This professional learning opportunity, known as BASE Camp (Building and Supporting Educators), is aligned to the Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) and is designed to model research-based instructional strategies, provide hands-on learning…

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Oklahoma’s Professional Learning Organizations

K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal, Contact Tyler Bridges, 31657 Boomer Avenue, Norman, OK 73172. Administrative Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Classroom Management, Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Mentoring, New teacher training. Langston University, Contact Marsha Herron, P.O. Box 1500, Sanford Hall Rm 202, Langston, OK 73050. Teacher Leadership, Assessment, Classroom Management, Instructional Strategies, New teacher training. Office…

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Oklahoma’s Professional Learning Organizations

Teaching and Learning Initiative, Contact Jo Lein, 907 S. Detroit Ave. Suite 640, Tulsa, OK 74120. Administrative Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Assessment, Classroom Management, Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Mentoring, New teacher training. University of Central Oklahoma, Contact Bryan Duke, 100 N. University Dr., Box 106, Edmond, OK 73034. Administrative Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Assessment, Classroom Management, Instructional Strategies,…

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LFOK’s Professional Learning Networking Meeting

To further strengthen a network of organizations providing professional development, Learning Forward Oklahoma is inviting a select group of educational leaders to a networking and recognition opportunity.  Participants will be sharing the missions of their organizations, learning about Learning Forward’s Professional Learning Standards, and advocating for professional development.  Click here to enroll.   Special thanks to…

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Learning Forward Oklahoma to host first ever BASE Camp

In response to the teaching shortage and education crisis within the state of Oklahoma, Learning Forward Oklahoma (LFOK) is hosting a week-long training session known as BASE Camp to better equip those who have undergone emergency and alternative certification. BASE Camp, which stands for Building And Supporting Educators, will take place July 8-12 from 8:30…

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Building Trust and Efficacy through Critical Friends Groups: Insights for School and Teacher Leaders

By Katy Ackley, Ed.D., Executive Director of Educator Effectiveness and Professional Learning, Tulsa Public Schools Two ongoing challenges that schools face, particularly urban schools, are finding ways to develop and retain quality teachers and contribute to student academic success. There are claims that collaborative structures for teacher development (think, Professional Learning Communities) can nurture teacher learning…

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