OSDE STEM Professional Learning workshops planned

OSDE is excited to announce free, STEM education-focused professional learning workshops for the 2022-23 school year. These workshops will be held in multiple regions of the state and are designed to support educators and administrators in the areas of science, math, computer science, and STEM programs. Educators will leave with effective instructional strategies and resources aligned to the Oklahoma Academic Standards, and administrators will leave with a plan for establishing an effective STEM program in their schools. Dates and locations are listed below; session descriptions are included on the registration form.

Math Workshop Dates/ Locations

Elementary Computer Science, Math, and Science (9:00 am- 4:00 pm)

Educators will receive professional learning opportunities in each subject area unless otherwise indicated; session descriptions for each elementary subject area session are available on the registration form.

  • Ada: Thursday, February 2  (Math and Science only)
  • Afton: Tuesday, January 31  (Math and Science only)
  • Duncan: Tuesday, February 7
  • Elk City: Wednesday, February 8
  • Enid: Thursday, February 9
  • Muskogee: Wednesday, February 1 (Math and Science only)
  • Norman: Friday, February 3 (Math and Science only)

Additional dates and locations for Elementary Computer Science will be announced on the OSDE STEM Website and through the OSDE Computer Science newsletter.

Secondary Mathematics (9:00 am- 4:00 pm)

In this session, educators will learn how to increase student mathematical discussion, implement high-quality math tasks, use formative assessments to discover student understandings, and leverage strategies to address unfinished learning. Participants will leave with resources aligned to the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics that can be used immediately in their classroom.

  • Ada: Wednesday, January 25
  • Afton: Wednesday, February 1
  • Claremore: Thursday, February 2
  • Duncan: Thursday, January 26
  • Elk City: Tuesday, February 7
  • Enid: Wednesday, February 8
  • Oklahoma City: Wednesday, March 1

Register for all workshops using this form.

Contact Christine Koerner, Executive Director of STEM Education, with any questions at [email protected].