Curriculum and School Improvement


Readiness Courses:
Math Ready and Literacy Ready

Courses specifically designed to help underprepared students succeed in the next phase of education. 

Ready for college

Courses to teach young adults the reading, writing and math skills they must have to succeed in college. Taught in an engaging way that leads students to learn and think independently, read for information and solve problems.

About 170 Oklahoma teachers will train in the Math Ready course during summer 2017. In 2015-16, 14 Oklahoma teachers from 12 schools participated in training for Math Ready. >

High Schools That Work

The nation’s largest school improvement program. HSTW strategies transform high schools into places where all students master complex academic and technical concepts. More than 1,150 schools in 30 states use the framework and its six design features and nine key practices to raise student achievement and graduation rates.

HSTW State Network

Member states select schools to receive services. The fee for state membership in the consortium covers several services and visits.

Oklahoma is a member of the High Schools That Work state network, with 29 active schools in 2015-16.

HSTW Board Member: Marcie Mack, State Director, Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education

HSTW State Coordinator: Twila Green, HSTW/MMGW State Coordinator, Oklahoma Department of Career-Technical Education >

Technology Centers That Work

Helps shared-time centers produce high-demand, high-wage graduates. SREB provides staff development, technical assistance, publications and assessment services. The network includes almost 200 sites in 18 states.

Active centers in Oklahoma in 2015-16: 16 >