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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Latest Educator Currents Newsletter Available

The latest Educator Currents newsletter, for all Oklahoma educators, contains items on a PARCC assessments survey to assess school readiness, Oklahoma Family Engagement Night, the 2013 Vision 2020 summer conference for all educators, and the Toyota Teacher of the Year application.

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SDE Offers $60,000 AVID Grants

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is offering $60,000 renewable grants for public schools to increase minority participation in Advanced Placement courses through the development of an Advancement Via Individual Determination – AVID program. 

The deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2013. Award announcements will be made Feb. 28.

To apply, click here to go to the AVID application page.

February 7 Educator Currents

The latest copy of Educator Currents newsletter, for all Oklahoma educators, contains information on Oklahoma Family Engagement Night - Feb. 21; an Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education survey for teachers of eighth through 12th grades; and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries scavenger hunt.

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February 13 Educator Currents

The latest Educator Currents newsletter, for all Oklahoma educators, contains informaion on Oklahoma School Speed Test Month; technology training dates; Arts, Music, PE Standards Committees; AVID information sessions and more.

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