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  • 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...

  • Teachers participate in Great Expectations

      By Megan Sando Transcript Staff Writer What does a flock of geese have to do with educating young minds? A group of teachers discovered the answer during a call and response exercise Friday at Reagan Elementary School during a Great Expectations program. A flock of geese has a naturally supportive essence.   Read More...

  • Superintendent’s Chalkboard: Summer months provide time for BPSD employees to learn

    By Dr. Gary Quinn The summer months provide an ideal time to provide our employees with professional development and training opportunities. Many of our teachers take advantage of the time to refresh their instructional knowledge and develop technological skills that will help them become a better instructor.   Read More...

  • BPSD teachers attend Great Expectations training

    Last week, several Bartlesville Public School District teachers were attended a Great Expectations methodology training at the Will Rogers Complex. In this training, experienced classroom teachers share basic practices, methods and theories of Great Expectations. Great Expectations methodology is grounded in six basic tenets: All Children Can Learn, Building Self Esteem, Climate of Mutual Respect, High Expectations, Teacher Attitude and Responsibility, and Teacher Knowledge and Skill.   Read More...

  • Non-Profit Aims to Improve Learning With Positive Classroom Cultures

    Brandee Brandt, a San Antonio, TX English language arts teacher at Luna Middle School, is finding it easier to reach students over the past two years than at any other point in her 15-year career. According to Brandt, non-profit professional development foundation Great Expectations’ methodology has helped her create a productive environment in her technologically-integrated classroom. “The teacher-training model motivates, inspires and challenges individuals to achieve excellence in learning an...  Read More...

  • Edmond Cheyenne Middle School is district's first to be named Great Expectations model

    EDMOND — Cheyenne Middle School in Edmond has been named a Great Expectations Model School, the first middle school in the district to achieve the honor. “We are so honored to receive this recognition,” Principal Susie Schinnerer said. “This is the culmination of many years of work on the part of teachers, administrators and students.” The program, founded in 1991, is an educational reform model based on scientific research that is bringing major change and innovation to pre-kindergarten to...  Read More...

  • Bixby’s Northeast Elementary and Intermediate a Model

    by EMILY RAMSEY for GTR Newspapers GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Teachers and administrators from Northeast Elementary and Intermediate, Bixby school district administrators, and representatives from Great Expectations professional development program stand with the school’s GE Model School flag, which school officials received on May 18. Celebrating in the second row, center, are Northeast assistant principal Sarah Eisenmann, left, and principal Jamie Milligan. On May 18, it was officially made known tha...  Read More...

  • Great Expectations Recognizes First-Ever ‘Model District’

    Bartlesville Public School District recognized for commitment to Great Expectations methodology, which emphasizes mutual respect, academic excellence NORMAN, okla. (May 21, 2015) – Great Expectations, a non-profit foundation that provides intensive professional development to teachers and administrators, announces Bartlesville Public School District in Oklahoma, as a Model District – the first school district in the U.S. to hold the title.   Read More...

  • Bittersweet goodbye, best wishes, tears

    Children at Liberty Elementary heard the news of Mrs. Gates' retirement with a variety of emotions. Although it’s not easy to keep a secret in a school, the faculty and staff at Liberty Elementary School, Broken Arrow, managed to hide two special assemblies Friday from Liberty Principal Karyne Gates.   Read More...

  • GE program enhances learning at Oak Hall

    Students Ethan Lollman and Grace Reed read during a classroom lesson in Alyssa Allen's fifth grade class at Oak Hall Episcopal School last week. The private school was named a model school by the Great Expectations Education Foundation for the ninth consecutive year. Laura Eastes/The Ardmoreite Jimmie Wallis doesn’t just introduce a quote of the week to her kindergarten students each Monday.   Read More...

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