Enter to Win the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards

PBS LearningMedia and The Henry Ford are accepting entries for the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards, which will recognize innovative PreK-12 classroom educators, media specialists, technology coordinators and homeschool educators who use digital media to enhance student learning. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 12, 2012.

Fellowship Applications Available For Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute

Applications are now available for Oklahoma fifth-grade teachers interested in receiving a fellowship to attend the 2013 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute June 10 through 16 in the restored capital city of 18th-century Virginia. The deadline is March 1, 2013.

Tulsa Area Homeschoolers offers support to area homeschooling families.

Tulsa Area Homeschoolers is a support group for homeschooling families, open to all families who are homeschooling or thinking about educating their children at home. They have a large and very active group of families that meets several times a week for support, friendship, educational opportunities, field trips, etc. They have an e-loop for parents to share information, communicate with each other and chat about upcoming events. They have a teen, tween and littles, groups.

Preview of Oklahoma SchoolSpeed Test Month

Are our school networks ready for online learning?  We believe that every teacher and student deserves first-rate access to online materials and tools to help them succeed – but a shocking 80% of schools nationwide have insufficient Internet access.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Parents or other caregivers of students planning to go to college, should read this article about the free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Any student planning to attend college can apply. Click here to read "5 Reasons You Should Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)."

Latest Educator Currents Newsletter Available

The latest Educator Currents newsletter, for all Oklahoma educators, issues a call for volunteers for the second TLE working group as well as participants for Oklahoma's School Speed Test Month.

Read the newsletter.

Read the Latest Leadership Post Newsletter

The latest Leadership Post newsletter, for all Oklahoma school administrators, is now available.

The newsletter contains items on multi-hazard emergency planning for schools, ACE and TLE updates, the Oklahoma teacher/leader talent pool, the Academic Scholar Recogntion program, and a Principals Academy.

Click here to read the newsletter.

Read the Latest Educator Currents Newsletter

The latest Educator Currents newsletter, for all Oklahoma educators, is available now.

It contains items on Oklahoma C3 training, which includes the Common Core; a TLE update for teachers; Oklahoma Speed Test Month; Arts Excellence Awards, AdvancED accreditation; OETA's writing contest; and more.

Click here to read the newsletter.

AP Test Fee Assistance Offered to Oklahoma Public School Students

The State Department of Education is offering test fee assistance to Oklahoma public school students who wish to take AP exams.

There are two types of assistance. First, assistance to those in financial need.  Second, assistance to those who take multiple exams.

Leadership Post Newsletter

Read the latest Leadership Post newsletter for all Oklahoma school administrators here. Contains information on TLE, PARCC's public comment period, Okahoma School Speed Test month and more.


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