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LFOK’s Professional Learning Networking Meeting

March 14th, 2019

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...

Learning Forward Oklahoma to host first ever BASE Camp

March 12th, 2019

Topic: Coaching, Effective Teaching, Implementation, Learning Communities, Networking, Uncategorized

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...

LFOK’s BASE Camp, Tulsa Area Location

February 21st, 2019

Are you a new teacher? Emergency or alternatively certified? Come join other educators at Learning Forward Oklahoma’s BASE Camp (Building And Supporting Educators). Offered for prospective and new teachers, BASE Camp provides support in three phases: (1) BASE Camp—a face-to-face intensive learning week; (2) Exploration—a PLC experience providing reflection exercises and support touch points throughout...

LFOK’s BASE Camp, OKC Area Location

February 12th, 2019

Are you a new teacher? Emergency or alternatively certified? Come join other educators at Learning Forward Oklahoma’s BASE Camp (Building And Supporting Educators). Offered for prospective and new teachers, BASE Camp provides support in three phases: (1) BASE Camp—a face-to-face intensive learning week; (2) Exploration—a PLC experience providing reflection exercises and support touch points throughout...

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

November 30th, 2018

Topic: Learning Communities

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...