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  • 2019 Education Bills          

    Listed here are the education bills that CCOSA has tracked through the 2019 Legislative Session and that have direct or indirect impact on Oklahoma education.  You can click on the bill numbers to read the entire text of the bill.  You can access a summary of the bills either by category or, more directly, by bill number. » Read More
  • Teacher for a Day!          

    One of the best ways to educate and inform your legislators, business and community leaders about your schools is to invite them into your classrooms to see the great teaching and learning that goes on every day. » Read More
  • Free Webinar | Quality Questioning: A Catalyst for Thinking & Learning          

    What is quality questioning? How can teachers use this process to stimulate student thinking and support classroom dialogue? Why is dialogue essential to meaningful formative feedback? » Read More
  • Breakfast for Learning          

    Raise awareness of the importance of breakfast, its impact on student academic achievement and the role that principals play in expanding breakfast participation. » Read More
  • Food Research and Action Council          

    The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.  » Read More
  • ESSA - Quick Guides on Top Issues          

    The Education Commission of the States has created a report that provides insight into key areas of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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  • Fast Facts About Oklahoma Schools          

    Oklahoma's public schools provide many important services throughout our state. The OK SDE has compiled fast facts about our schools, the resources they receive, the quality of education they provide, the students they serve, and the educators they employ! » Read More
  • How to Talk to Your Legislators (Lobbying Techniques)          

    The most important lobbying tool is personal contact in the lawmaker’s home district through arranging meetings and site visits. » Read More
  • Legislative Tracking Lists          

    There are many bills that have the potential to impact public education this session. Take a few minutes to access the bills CCOSA is following this session and stay on top of the issues! » Read More
  • Talking Points For Major Legislative Issues          

    The 2019 Legislative Session resulted in a large budget, greater transparency, and a common sense phase-in approach of the standards for accreditation, including class size mandates.

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  • Legislative Committee Information          

    There are many steps in the legislative process, but committee hearings are perhaps the most critical for legislators vetting legislation. You can learn about committees and when they meet here. » Read More
  • Understanding the Legislative Process          

    Working with the legislature can be confusing. Thankfully the Oklahoma Policy Institute has created a Legislative Primer for 2019 that helps answer many questions about the process, rules, and people working at the State Capitol. » Read More
  • Understanding Differences Between NCLB and ESSA          

    Here is a quick synopsis of the differences between NCLB and ESSA. » Read More
  • McREL Resources          

    This page contains resources and contact information for McREL International. » Read More
  • For the People: A Vision for Oklahoma Public Education          

    For the People: A Vision for Oklahoma Public Education is the result of two years of study and research by more than five dozen school administrators and school board members, representing CareerTech and urban, rural and suburban districts. The initiative seeks unprecedented collaboration among educators, policymakers, families and communities at the state and local levels. » Read More
  • Affordable colleges in Oklahoma resource          

    Affordable Colleges Online, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the Not-For-Profit universities and colleges in Oklahoma that offer online college programs. » Read More
  • Job Search Services          

    CCOSA is excited to offer FREE, online job postings to our members. » Read More
  • Keeping Kids Safe - Family Builders          

    Family Builders teaches adults to recognize and respond to the signs and symptoms of abuse and bullying. » Read More
  • New Process for Reporting Safety Drills to Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security          

    Quick and easy online method to report school safety drills. » Read More