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OASA Legislative Conference

Join school leaders from across Oklahoma as we discuss OASA's Legislative Goals for the 2020 Session. The full schedule and conference details can be found here for reference.

Keynote Speakers

Honorable Governor Stitt
Honorable Joy Hofmeister
State Superintendent of Public Instruction


Senator Gary Stanislawski
Chair, Senate Education Committee
Representative Rhonda Baker
Vice Chair, House Common 
Education Committee

Senator Dewayne Pemberton
Chair, Senate Appropriations
Subcommittee on Education
Representative Mark McBride
Chair, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Common Education

Guest Speakers

  • Review of the States Policies, Governance and Funding for Virtual Education with Education Commission for the States (ECS) Policy Analysts Ben Erwin and Alyssa Rafa
  • Federal Policy Issues with American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Senior Legislative Analyst Chris Rogers
  • National Trends and Efforts to Decrease Chronic Absenteeism and Increase Graduation Rates with National Dropout Prevention Center Director Dr. Sandy Addis
  • An Equity Framework that Can Work for All Districts with Rebecca Kaye, Chief of Equity & Accountability, Oklahoma City Public Schools
  • Oklahoma Legislative Update with Megan Benn, Legislative Consultant, CCOSA/OROS



JANUARY 22, 2020

Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK


7:00 am: ACA 

Exhibit Hall Open from 7:30-8:30 am

8:00 am: Registration   

8:25 am: 
Dr. Don Raleigh, OASA President
Superintendent of Pryor Public Schools
General Session Address
The Honorable Governor Stitt

9:00 am
Moderator: Dr. April Grace, OASA President-elect
Superintendent of Shawnee Public Schools
Senator Gary Stanislawski
Representative Rhonda Baker
Senator Dewayne Pemberton
Representative Mark McBride

10:30 am: Coffee Break—visit the Exhibit Hall booths in the Foyer area
10:50 am                                                                                                        
Virtual Education Governance, Policies & Funding
Ben Erwin and Alyssa Rafa, Policy Analysts
Education Commission of the States
11:35 am
Tax Credits, Vouchers, and Other Federal Issues
Chris Rogers, AASA Policy Analyst
12:05 pm                                                                                                        
12:30 pm
The Honorable Joy Hofmeister  
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
1:00 pm                                      
Trauma-impacted Students: Practices, Policies, and Recommendations
Dr. Sandy Addis, Director
Dr. John Barge, Consultant
National Dropout Prevention Center

1:50 pm: Break

2:05 pm
Using Data to Drive Deep HR Conversations
Josh Waddle, National Account Executive
Forecast5 Analytics

2:15 pm
An Equity Framework That Can Work For All Schools
Rebecca Kaye, Chief of Equity and Accountability
Oklahoma City Public Schools

3:00 pm
State Budget Projections 2021
Jill Geiger, Former State Budget Director

3:15 pm                                                                                                          
Oklahoma Legislative Update 2021
Megan Benn, Legislative Consultant
4:00 pm

Event Information

OASA Legislative Conference 2020

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