Professional Development

Professional Development

Conferences

CCOSA Summer Conference
The CCOSA Summer Conference is the premier conference for Oklahoma school administrators at all levels. The CCOSA Conference encompasses all public school administrators from each association under the CCOSA umbrella (OASA, OAESP, OASSP, OMLEA and ODSS).

OASSP Fall Conference
Come join us at the OASSP Fall Conference to connect, learn, gain, and grow! This professional development event will provide education leaders with a power-packed day of valuable insights, inspiring ideas, and connections with peers and corporate partners from across the state of Oklahoma.

ODSS Best Practices Conference
Special education is a complex and difficult area, with frequent changes in information, materials and interpretation.

OASA Legislative Conference
Come join Oklahoma's education leaders as they promote the CCOSA Legislative Agenda for the upcoming legislative session. Members of the Oklahoma Legislature will participate in panel discussions covering education policy and funding.

OAESP Mid-Winter Conference
Become the leader, you know you can be by attending this OAESP premiere event. The annual one day conference supports building level principals, assistant principals, leadership teams and elementary education directors by providing pertinent information on current issues impacting elementary education.

OMLEA Conference
Traditionally held in February of each year, the OMLEA Conference is geared for all middle level educators and administrators. The goal of the conference is to improve the educational experiences of middle school students by providing vision, knowledge and resources to all who serve them.


Finance

Advanced School Finance
Presented by CCOSA & Vernon Florence Consulting Company
The workshop will focus on advanced school finance formula projections, multi-year revenue and budgeting projections; School District Budget Act

Boot Camp - NEW
Presented by CCOSA & Vernon Florence Consulting Company
Boot Camp 1 will focus on projecting state aid revenue, critical sections of the Estimate of Needs, changes coming to the EON document, and Ad Valorem taxes.
Boot Camp 2 will focus on fund balance management, monitoring state revenues, other funds (bond, sinking, child nutrition, and building).

State Revenue & the State Budgeting Process - NEW
Presented by CCOSA & Vernon Florence Consulting Company
Learn how the State Board of Equilization projects state budget income for FY18; understand state funds and how revenue shortfalls occur; what are appropriated funds versus non-appropriated funds (apportioned) and the legislative challenges around these differences.


Leadership Development

Aspiring Principals & Assistant Principals
This full day session is designed to help YOU - the aspiring principal - decide if you really want to become an administrator. Each full day session is offered in the fall and spring at an OKC or Broken Arrow location.

Emerging Leaders Academy - NEW
Presented by CCOSA & OSSBA
The Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration and Oklahoma State School Boards Association are proud to offer the Emerging Leaders Academy! This year-long program will help prepare a select group of Oklahoma education leaders for the superintendency.

New Principals Assistance Program
The New Principals Assistance Program format provides you with a “support group” in these early critical years of your career.  This is an outstanding program that provides solutions to the frustration and the conflicts that develop in the principalship effectively bridging the theoretical/practical gap.

ODSS First-Year Directors
Presented by CCOSA & the Oklahoma State Department of Education
New first-year special education directors are eligible to participate in the First-Year Special Education Directors Project, a joint effort of ODSS/CCOSA and the State Department of Education, Special Education Services section. The purpose of the Project is to help support first-year directors as they learn the requirements of their new job.


School Law

School Law for Administrators
Spend a day with the CCOSA legal team learning about hot topics in school law, legal communications (elections, open meetings, board reports), suggestions for OCR compliance, and how to comply with the new FLSA and DOJ rgulations..

OASA Legislative Conference
Come join Oklahoma's education leaders as they promote the CCOSA Legislative Agenda for the upcoming legislative session. Members of the Oklahoma Legislature will participate in panel discussions covering education policy and funding.

Teacher Leader Effectiveness

Boot Camp for New and Alternatively Certified Teachers
Presented by CCOSA & Barlow Education Management Services
Prepare for a strong start with your new and alternatively certified teachers by giving them the tools they need for effective classroom instruction. Teachers will leave with practical strategies for building a positive classroom culture with tools such as procedures and routines, knowing students, and clear communication practices.

McREL New Administrator Training
Measure what matters most, this two-day training is being offered for new administrators. Upon completion of the training, attendees will be certified to evaluate administrators.

McREL Re-Certification
This NEW McRel Recertification has been designed to include SREB findings that school administrators can benefit from more in-depth support in the areas of time-management, calibration, and managing hard conversations in the Teacher Leader Evaluation process.

McREL Training for Districts
Certified McREL Trainers Dr. Ruth Ann Carr and Debbie Arato, are offering in-service training for districts.

Tulsa Model New Administrator Training
Presented by CCOSA & Barlow Education Management Services
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.

Tulsa Model Re-Certification I
Presented by CCOSA & Barlow Education Management Services
Recent research in teacher evaluation has demonstrated that continued training is necessary in order to improve the reliability and validity of all evaluation systems. The requirements for Oklahoma TLE programs include recertification training for all administrators in their chosen model two years after their initial training.

Tulsa Model Re-Certification II
Presented by CCOSA & Barlow Education Management Services
Research continues to show that administrators continue to seek training that is designed to provide teachers with a clear understanding of their performance and progress. The requirements for Oklahoma TLE programs include recertification training for all administrators in their chosen model every two years.

Tulsa Model Trainings for Teachers
Presented by CCOSA & Barlow Education Management Services
Tulsa Model trainers are available to come to your district to provide a full or half-day orientation of the process for teachers as part of pre-school professional development.