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  • John Marhsall High School starts Great Expectations training

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  • Eric Jensen cites success of Ardmore school using GE

    A NEW EXTREME SCHOOL:  HOW MIRACLES HAPPEN EVERY DAY    This month our featured "Extreme School" is one that struggled to stay out of the lower ranks on state testing. They were talked about as the school "on the other side of the tracks". It was a Title 1 school going nowhere in the eyes of most of the community members.   Read More...

  • Great Expectations - the "HOW" to meet expectations of the Common Core (PDF)

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  • Teachers attend Expectations workshop here (Lawton)

    .picture { width: 388px; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 5px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 0px; float: left; clear: both; } BY TYRELL ALBIN   STAFF WRITER LAWTON CONSTITUTION   JEFF DIXON/STAFF   Altus teacher Amber Wilson works on a project at the annual Great Expectations summer institute Thursday, held at Central Middle School this week. About 400 educators from across Oklahoma and Tennessee, Texas and Okinawa, Japan, are participating. There is a lighthouse o...  Read More...

  • Great Expectations program helps produce more effective teachers

    BY W. ROGER WEBB | Published: June 6, 2012 | The Daily Oklahoman   This summer's movie blockbuster is “The Avengers” with its storyline about an assembling of the world's superheroes called together to rescue the planet from evil forces. Another blockbuster kicks off this week on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma where real-life superheroes, 2,000 of Oklahoma's best teachers, assemble to help rescue our schools from the forces of mediocrity and dwindling resources.   Read More...

  • Great Expectations "Crosswalk" with Marzano, Danielson, and Tulsa Teacher Evaluation Models (PDF)

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  • Woodland Hills recognized for fourth year as model school

    Woodland Hills Elementary is presented with a Great Expectations flag commemorating its fourth year as a Great Expectations Model School during a ceremony Friday. From left are students Kennedy Huskey, Aaron Bea and Emma Eschler; ReGina Farquhar, GE mentor; GE chief executive officer Linda Dzialo; and student emcees Amy Little and Cruz Adams.   By Tyrell Albin Lawton Constitution Staff Writer   Woodland Hills Elementary School celebrated a fourth year as a Great Expectations Model Scho...  Read More...

  • Dzialo recognized for her work

    Linda Dzialo, an educator, child advocate and founder of Lawton Food 4 Kids, was named Outstanding Woman of Comanche County Thursday. The finalists for the award were, from left, Vickie Spurgeon, Cecelia Solano, Tonya Wright, Dzialo, Cathy Caccioppoli, Karen Halverson, Jane Mitchell and Kelley Hahesy-Bass.     By Kim McConnell Lawton Constitution Staff Writer   An educator who spearheaded the effort to feed the city’s hungry children on weekends was named Outstanding Woman of Coma...  Read More...

  • Forum helps women strengthen community

      By Kim McConnell The Lawton Constitution Staff Writer   Mayor Fred Fitch, right, talks to participants in Tuesday’s women’s forum, "Stronger Women Make Stronger Families Make Stronger Communities." Pictured are, from left, Shelley Hossenlopp, Jane Mitchell and Linda Dzialo, keynote speaker. Women in Lawton-Fort Sill were asked to identify the community’s strengths and weaknesses Tuesday, then pose solutions. The proposals surfaced during the Stronger Women Make Stronger Families Make...  Read More...

  • Growing number of school districts embrace Great Expectations methodology

      From left to right: Kristin Shelby, Joe Williams and Dr. Linda Dzialo   Dozens of schools from across Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas were recognized as “model schools” during a celebration sponsored by the Great Expectations professional school transformation program at the University of Central Oklahoma.   Great Expectations has trained over 38,000 teachers since it was founded in 1991.   Read More...

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