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  • Edmond's Centennial Elementary named model school

    by NewsOK  EDMOND — Centennial Elementary School has been named a Great Expectations Model School, becoming the seventh Edmond school to achieve the designation. The Great Expectations teaching and training model is guided by six basic principles and 17 classroom practices that allow students to become self-directed learners, productive citizens, critical thinkers and contributors in the classroom as well as in society, according to a news release. “The Centennial faculty, staff, administra...  Read More...

  • Centennial Elementary named Great Expectations ‘Model School’

    by The Edmond Sun     Back row, left to right, Edmond School Board Vice-President Jamie Underwood, Centennial Assistant Principal Michele Bardrick, Superintendent Bret Towne and Associate Superintendent Ruthie Riggs.  (Front row left to right)  School Board President Kathleen Duncan, School Board Member Lee Ann Kuhlman, Centennial Principal Jessele Miller and Great Expectations Coach Betty Flurry. Centennial Elementary School in Edmond has been named a Great Expectations...  Read More...

  • SPS moving forward with plans for 2017 bond

    by Stillwater News Press The Long Range Facilities Committee for Stillwater Public Schools is in the fact gathering stage of improvements to be made at each school site throughout the district. In preparation for the upcoming bond in February 2017, the committee laid out their timeline for the SPS Board of Education at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting. The committee has met with administrators at each school to determine needs, and is now holding Stakeholders meetings for the community memb...  Read More...

  • Congressman visits GE Model School

    Mullin fields questions from local students by Kristy Sturgill of The Claremore Progress Daily Congressman Markwayne Mullin visited Catalayah Elementary and Claremore High School Monday morning. He toured the campuses, spoke with students and answered questions. Mullin watched the Rise and Shine assembly at Catalayah Elementary.   Read More...

  • Limestone lauded for its Great Expectations

    By Steven James of the Tulsa World   Kailynn Aery, a first-grade teacher at Limestone Technology Academy, works with her students. Limestone was named a Great Expectations Model School for the ninth consecutive year. Every school has a set of expectations for student behavior and best teaching practices everyone is encouraged to follow.   Read More...

  • GE in the News - Bixby District Update

    During the 2014-15 school year, Bixby Public Schools administrators determined that it would undergo a district-wide implementation of Great Expectations (GE). “The GE model is a research-based program that emphasizes a climate of respect and student achievement,” says School Superintendent Dr. Kyle Wood.   Read More...

  • Bixby sets high standards with "Great Expectations"

    VIEW VIDEO ONLINE BIXBY, Okla. — Bixby schools is adopting a new teaching philosophy called “Great Expectations.” It’s a teaching model that emphasizes great expectations like responsibility, courtesy and respect. Northeast Elementary and Intermediate School tried it out for the school year last year—and was named a model school for the state.   Read More...

  • Teachers kick off school year

      By Nathan Thompson of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Faculty and staff of the Bartlesville Public School District gathered Monday morning to get excited about the upcoming school year during a Back to School Rally held at the Fine Arts Center on the campus of Bartlesville High School. To kick off this year’s event, BPSD employees were treated to a light breakfast in the newly completed Commons Area before moving into the FAC auditorium for the rally. Performances by the Bruin Brigad...  Read More...

  • BPSD participates in Great Expectations Summer Institute

    This week, Ranch Heights Elementary School hosted the 2015 Bartlesville Great Expectations Summer Institute. Thirty-seven of Bartlesville’s newest teachers attended the institute. The theme for this year’s four-day workshop is “Pinnacle of Excellence.” Participants are actively engaged in learning classroom management skills including how to create a classroom culture of respect and how to help students set high expectations and work together to solve problems.   Read More...

  • Educators converge on Lawton for Great Expectations institute

    Nearly 100 teachers from around Oklahoma are in Lawton this week for a Great Expectations regional summer institute hosted by Lawton Public Schools. Great Expectations is a professional development program that provides teachers with skills needed to inspire students to pursue academic excellence. With a focus on the human quality of teaching and learning, Great Expectations promotes student self esteem, attendance, discipline and parent participation – all of which result in improved academic a...  Read More...

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