Overall description of conference: Leading successful curriculum programs at the district, school, and classroom level hinges on the leadership within a district. Our sessions are designed to provide elementary and secondary principals and other district leaders with (1) research-based knowledge aligned to the OAS and (2) guidance for managing professional learning cultures focused on instruction. An increased understanding of the Oklahoma Academic Standards and needs of teacher teams will optimize the development of shared instructional and assessment practices in classrooms in order to meet a district’s goals. Elementary and seondary sessions will be provided to target the information shared for your grade level needs. Please feel free to share this invitation with other colleagues.
Math Sessions: Orchestrating productive discussions between teachers and administrators that are rooted in student thinking and learning is the a noble goal of for any every school site leader. Through the We will explore how to use of the eight mathematical teaching practices and a good understanding of the new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics, these to guide focused and constructive and beneficial conversations that can be become the cornerstone of your professional learning community communities. Recognizing the challenge of deeply understanding The deeper you as the administrator understand the new standards from every subject, we will focus on high leverage strategies and essential mathematical concepts that help put you in the position to ensure the better you can position your school to reach all students in your school to succeed.
ELA Sessions: This session will focus on the aspects of the standards district leaders need to know in order to effectively support English Language Arts teachers in Pk-12 classrooms and provide practical steps to sustain and manage effective professional learning cultures focused on a school’s shared goals and vision of literacy success.
8:00-8:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:30-11:30 Session 1
11:30-12:30 Lunch on your own
12:30-3:30 Session 2