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In collaboration with Oklahoma State University, TeleEDGE offers ongoing, virtual professional development for Oklahoma educators. The goal is to provide a venue to improve educational practice through case-based learning and rich discussions. TeleEDGE networks allow participants a real-time option to learn and share with fellow educators across the state.


April 29, 2021
Summer Planning
Speakers: Renee Dove, Superintendent, Okmulgee Public Schools, and Tanya Jones, Director of Federal Programs and Grants, Tahlequah Public Schools

May 6, 2021
Planning Support for Mental Health During Summer Learning Experiences
Speakers: Sarah Kirk, School Counselor Specialist, OSDE, and Trisha Goga, School Psychologist Crisis Team, OSDE

May 13, 2021
Partnering For Summer Learning: How can schools and communities partner to provide summer learning experiences?
Facilitator: Sonia Johnson, Executive Director of Family & Community Engagement/21st Century Community Learning Centers, OSDE
Guests: Clifta Fugett, Assistant Superintendent, Muldrow Public Schools, and Glenda Sellers, Johnson-O’Malley (JOM) Coordinator, Grand View School

May 20, 2021
Enrichment Through Summer Learning: How can summer enrichment experiences support student learning, well-being, and success?
Speakers: Christine Koerner, Executive Director of STEM Education, OSDE; Chelsea Hunt, Executive Director of Work-Based Learning & Industry Engagement, OSDE; Gavin Niemeyer, Career Counselor, Yukon High School and Samone Thompson, School Logistics Manager, Millwood Public Schools

May 27, 2021
Supporting Students with Gaps in Foundational Reading Skills
Speakers: Melissa Ahlgrim, Director of Reading Sufficiency, OSDE; Kristen Jones, Curriculum Director, Enid Public Schools and Leslie Wichert, Federal Programs Coordinator, Enid Public Schools 

June 3, 2021
Supporting Students with Gaps in Mathematics Through Accelerated Learning Models
Speakers: Susan Kirk, Director of Elementary Math, OSDE; Christine Koerner, Executive Director of STEM Education, OSDE and Robbyn Glinsmann, Director of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, Mustang Public Schools

July 15, 2021
Assessing Unfinished Learning and Mental Health Needs
Speakers: Dr. Gary Duhon, School of Psychology, Oklahoma State University, and Lesa Rohrer, Executive Director of Data Literacy, OSDE