2017 OASA Legislative Conference
Jan 26, 2017

OASA Legislative Conference
The 2017 OASA/CCOSA Legislative Conference was held on January 18, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Here's what went on:

  • State Legislative leaders had a lively discussion, ranging from teacher pay raise bill and insurance, administrative costs, A-F grading system, and the budget deficit. 
  • A panel of school finance leaders offered their take on the state budget and how schools could prepare for state reductions this year and next.
  • State Superintendent Hofmeister talked about her vision for education in Oklahoma.
  • State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones presented an update on the work of his office.
  • Dr. David Blatt, Oklahoma Policy Institute’s Executive Director, presented on the state budget. Dr. Blatt’s presentation is included below. This information is a MUST read.
Presentations & Handouts