Professional Development
For Teachers, Principals and Counselors


Making Schools Work Conference

Annual conference, formerly known as the High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, for K-12 teachers, counselors, principals, technology center directors and state and district education agency personnel.

Oklahoma attendees at the July 2018 conference: 189>

College- and Career Readiness Standards Networking Conference

Conference that focuses on literacy and mathematics tools and strategies. Teams of educators and school leaders explore disciplinary literacy strategies and formative assessment lessons that engage students in math.

Oklahoma attendees at the July 2018 conference: 17

Literacy and Math Awards

Outstanding School Award
Moore High School
Moore, Oklahoma

Moore High School, in Moore, Oklahoma, won the Outstanding School Award in July 2018.>

National Technology Centers That Work Leaders Forum

Forum for state and local career and technical education leaders to discuss the role of full- and shared-time technology centers. Teams of center and school leaders, teachers and education and industry partners build action plans.

Oklahoma attendees at the 2019 National TCTW Leaders Forum: 14>

Project-Based Learning in Career Pathway Courses

System of professional development, job-embedded coaching and virtual support that helps academic and CTE teacher teams design project-based assignments in middle grades schools, high schools and technology centers.

Ten Oklahoma teachers and administrators from 4 schools, agencies or districts received project-based learning professional development, coaching and support services in 2018-19.

Teaching to Lead

Teacher preparation program that helps professionals from business and industry become career and technical education teachers. Intensive professional development and coaching supports teachers in planning instruction, engaging students, managing classrooms and designing standards-driven assignments.

One district in Oklahoma will participate in professional development and training in 2018-19.