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  • City school celebrates 5th year of Model School status

      Students at Woodland Hills Elementary perform "Oklahoma!" as part of a celebration of the school’s fifth consecutive year as a Great Expectations Model School, the program’s highest award. Great Expectations is an educational movement designed to improve schools through a focus on good character and professional development for teachers. Model School status is awarded to schools that score at least 90 percent when they are evaluated by mentors from the program, based on 17 practices chara...  Read More...

  • Rise and Shine: Lt. Gov. Lamb visits Catalayah

    By Mike Friedel of the Claremore Daily Progress     Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb made a stop at Catalayah Elementary Wednesday morning for the student-led "Rise and Shine" ceremony.   Read More...

  • "The Bartlesville Story" A district's journey to becoming a total GE Model School District

    "The Bartlesville Story" A district's journey to becoming a total GE Model School District   Read More...

  • Whittier celebrates greatness

    For eighth year, school awarded model status For the eighth year in a row, Whittier Elementary School on Friday celebrated being awarded model school status by Great Expectations. Great Expectations is an educational movement designed to improve schools through a focus on good character and professional development for teachers.   Model school status is awarded to schools that score at least 90 percent when they are evaluated by mentors from the program, based on 17 practices character...  Read More...

  • Teachers have Great Expectations for new year

    .leftphoto { margin: 5px; padding: 2px; float: left; width: 300px; } BY MARK POTTER of the Lawton Constitution    Central Middle School was the scene of a four-day workshop last week in which teachers and administrators became students to learn more about engaging their own students.  MICHAEL D. POPE/STAFF Leanne Miller, a teacher at Geronimo Road Elementary School, wears her brain cap to turn on her thinking skills during a methodology session during the four-day Great Expec...  Read More...

  • Great Expectations awards CNP - All 6 district sites named Model Schools

    By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Choctaw Times   All six Choctaw-NicomaPark District elementaryschools recently achievedthe prestigious honor of being named Great ExpectationsModel Schools.   L. W.   Read More...

  • Bay City Central High School works with Harvard University to improve curriculum

    By Lindsay Knake on mlive.com   BAY CITY, MI — Bay City Central High School and Harvard University are not two schools one usually uses in the same sentence, says the high school's principal.   But this year, 15 Central High School teachers and administrators are working with the Cambridge, Mass. university staff to improve their curriculum, said Principal Tim Marciniak.   Read More...

  • BPSD: Excellence in academics

      By Kelcey King of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise   The Bartlesville Public School District has the highest grade point average among its peer districts, according to a district report card recently released by the BPSD.   With a GPA of 3.66, the BPSD ranks first among peers and second among the 32 largest schools in the state — second only to Edmond, which holds a GPA of 3.83. Peer districts include Stillwater, Jenks, Yukon, Owasso, Mustang, Union, Sand Springs, Broken Arr...  Read More...

  • Leadership Oklahoma presents awards at annual celebration

    BY KEN RAYMOND as reported in the Oklahoman From left, Clay Bennett, chairman of the Oklahoma City Thunder; Mike Neal, president and chief executive officer of the Tulsa Metro Chamber; Jacque Hollar, widow of Great Expectations founder Charles Hollar; Excellence in Leadership Gala co-chairmen Paula Huck and Rick Huck; and Jim McAuley, chairman and chief executive officer of First American Bank.      Leadership Oklahoma presented four awards on Feb. 23 to individuals and businesses...  Read More...

  • Leadership Oklahoma Honors Charlie Hollar with Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Tahlequah, Okla. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Charles Hollar, the founder of Great Expectations, a non-profit foundation that provides intensive professional training to teachers and administrators, has been honored posthumously with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Leadership Oklahoma.   Read More...

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