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Attendance Matters

Be Here to Get There: Focusing on positive relationships in our schools, with students, parents, and community partners to improve attendance, graduation, and life success.

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Destination Excellence

Check out our 2017-2018 State of the District report and learn about our progress during the second year of our journey to Destination Excellence

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BE INSPIRED. BE HERE.

Tulsa is an amazing community to live, work, and grow! We have a diverse community that needs people like YOU to ensure our students are successful.

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In The Spotlight

Tulsa Teacher Corps

Meet the 2018-2019 Tulsa Teacher Corps

Tulsa Teacher Corps is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in beginning a career in Tulsa Public Schools. Members of Tulsa Teacher Corps receive hands-on training, coaching, and access to district materials to ensure a successful start to your teaching career.

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Tulsa Beyond

Tulsa Beyond: Redesigning High School

Tulsa Beyond design teams are on a journey to reimagine the high school experience. 42 designers from four high schools are meeting for equity-centered workshops and analyzing data from interviews with Tulsans about what school could be and what needs are not currently being met. Tulsa Beyond is creating the future for our students!

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Tulsa Way

Tulsa Way for Teaching and Learning

Our Tulsa Way for Teaching & Learning serves as our compass on the journey to Destination Excellence and is rooted in our core values of Equity, Character, Excellence, Team, and Joy.

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Tulsa’s Novice Teacher Experience

Tulsa’s Novice Teacher Experience

The NTE will create powerful learning opportunities for our teachers to ensure our students develop the mindsets, knowledge, and skills to be successful.

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Our Core Values

Equity

Our diversity is a community treasure, and we must foster an inclusive environment by examining biases and resolving unfair practices. Valuing equity means that we must provide resources and supports matched to student need, for every student in every school.

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Equity

Character

We are honest, trustworthy and have high standards of behavior. We make decisions, take action and approach our work based on what is best for our students and their success. We do the right thing even when it is hard. 

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Excellence

Tulsa needs and expects world-class public schools. Achieving excellence means striving for it every moment of every day. It means sweating the small stuff while we focus on the big picture with determination and persistence.

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Team

We care for one another, support the personal and professional development of one another, and work together to improve our community. Together we celebrate success, learn from struggles and invest in the development of our teams and team members. 

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Joy

We foster exuberant classrooms, schools and places of work where children and adults pursue their passions and are relentlessly curious. Play is invaluable for students and adults alike. Joy at school and at work makes us more productive, because when we create, innovate and imagine, our motivation grows. 

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Tulsa Voices

"Good, better, best. I will not rest until my good is better and my better is best."
Shaniqua Ray, Monroe Demonstration Academy

Shaniqua Ray

2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Monroe Demonstration Academy

“I've never felt safer in letting someone else be around my kid or helping them grow. The atmosphere that Josh Regnier has created at East Central Junior High makes it feel like a family environment."
Rebecca Marshall, East Central Junior High, parent

Rebecca Marshall

Parent, East Central Junior High

"We want to build a deeper level of understanding in education. Our kids see math as an active learning part of our day and they are excited about it."
Susie Fisher, Grimes Elementary

Susie Fisher

Teacher, Grimes Elementary School

"When we talk about student growth, it's not just in their reading scores, it's in their identities as readers."
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Leslie Parr

Teacher, Anderson Elementary

“Having my diploma has opened many doors. I now feel ready to take on college and the next big thing.”
Jessica Peraza  East Central High School 2018 graduate

Jessica Peraza

East Central High School 2018 graduate and University of Tulsa student

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7,000

Employees

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