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Local Educator Karen Heizer Among Nation’s Best K-8 Principals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Karen Heizer kkheizer@enidk12.org or 580-977-6143 Local Educator Karen Heizer Among Nation’s Best K-8 Principals Enid, OK- Karen Heizer, principal of Hoover Elementary School in Enid, OK was selected as the Oklahoma 2014 National Distinguished Principal. The 2014 Celebration marks the 31 st year that the National Association of Elementary School . . . read more

Sep 29, 2014

CCOSA Responds to Barresi's Attack on Administrators of the Year

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Serena Watson at serena@ccosa.org or 405.524.1191 September 17, 2014 Oklahoma City, OK - Responding to claims offered by outgoing State Superintendent Janet Barresi that disparage Oklahoma’s public school administrators of the year and the process used by CCOSA affiliate . . . read more

Sep 17, 2014

Oklahoma Principal Named One of Six Finalists for 2015 National Principal of the Year

Contact: Bob Farrace, NASSP Director of Public Affairs farraceb@nassp.org , 703-909-4661 Oklahoma Principal Named One of Six Finalists for 2015 National Principal of the Year Rob Miller of Jenks Middle School to interview for top honor during September visit to Washington, DC Reston, VA – Rob . . . read more

Aug 13, 2014

Current Highlights

OASSP 9th Annual Fall Conference

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 The Tower Hotel 3233 NW Expressway Oklahoma City, OK  73112 Request the OASSP Conference Room Rate of $87.00 at 405-842-6633 The OASSP Fall Conference will feature keynote speaker Dave Burgess, author of . . . read more

2015 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year

The 2015 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year award program annually recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. These assistant principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program . . . read more

ODSS 2014 Fall Conference

Oklahoma Directors of Special Services presents...

Thursday, October 23 – Friday, October 24 ,  2014 Reed Conference Center 5800 Will Rogers Road Midwest City, OK  73110 Click Here for Exhibitor Information General Sessions featuring: SDE-SES Update & Legal Update with Andrea Kunkel Dr. Stevan Kukic on . . . read more

2014-2015 CCOSA Membership Form and Updates

2014-2015 CCOSA ONLINE MEMBERSHIP FORM CLICK HERE Membership Change Are you making a change next year?  Please let the CCOSA office know if you are retiring, changing school districts or changing assignments/school sites.   Membership Year Your CCOSA membership runs from July 1 through . . . read more

CCOSA/OkASBO/VFC Financial Assistance For School Districts

Program Description One of the constant challenges of public school administration is staying current on school finance and the changes in education law affecting it. Administrators sometimes feel that they need a financial expert on speed dial. To address this challenge, the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School . . . read more

CCOSA Legal Assistance for School Districts

Program Description One of the constant challenges of public school administration is staying current on the frequent and complex changes in education law, especially special education law. Administrators sometimes feel that they need a school attorney on speed dial. At the same time, school budgets are tight, and districts do . . . read more

CCOSA Professional Development Calendar

2014   Monday, September 29 CCOSA/OkASBO School Activity Accounts  * $ Metro Tech-Springlake Campus, Oklahoma City (Rooms H & I) Thursday, October 2 McREL Model TLE Re-Training (Morning) CCOSA Office, Oklahoma . . . read more

2014-15 Tulsa Model TLE Training for New Administrators

Tulsa Model TLE Training for New Administrators   This three-day training will cover both Process Training and Calibration Training.  Upon completion of the training, and passing the test, participants will be certified in Tulsa Model Process and Calibration Training, and be familiar with the . . . read more

List of Approved Interim Studies for the House and State Senate

Listed below you will find: List of approved House Interim Studies  (pdf format) Studies related to Common Education have been highlighted List of approved Senate Interim Studies (pdf format) Studies related to Common Education have been highlighted You can access the . . . read more

For the People: A New Vision for Public Education in Oklahoma

   Guide (Click on image) Oklahomans desperately want a public education system we can be proud of — a system that delivers on its promise of educating all people. But how do we get there? That was the question dozens of education leaders from every corner of Oklahoma began asking themselves two years . . . read more

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program

Are there students at your school making a difference through volunteering? Recognize their contributions and promote youth volunteerism in your school and community by encouraging them to apply for The 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Now in its 20th year, the program provides your school with an opportunity to celebrate the . . . read more

McREL Oklahoma Principal Paper-Pencil Scoring Template

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has requested Oklahoma schools to report their qualitative data for Teacher Leader Effectiveness.  In order to calculate the scores based on the 5-point scale in Oklahoma statute McREL has devised an Excel spreadsheet to assist in this process.  Please find attached the instrument and . . . read more