The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education support professional development that enhances student preparation. The State Regents provide FREE professional development programs to EPAS-participating schools. A staff of three K-12 specialists are available for on-site training in schools.
Free On-Site Professional Development
The EPAS specialists are available for training sessions that offer assistance in interpretation of EXPLORE, PLAN and ACT results; supporting materials, core curriculum planning and alignment; and using ACT’s College Readiness Standards alignment to Common Core to boost student performance on state assessments. Presentations may be designed for general audiences or specific areas, such as math, English, science, social studies and reading. EPAS specialists working in consultation with a local school will design a program that meets the school’s particular needs. For more information, contact the EPAS staff.
Date: June 24-27
Location: Hyatt Regency Tulsa, 100 E. 2nd St., Tulsa, OK, 74103
Conference Registration: Monday (1 p.m.)
Conference Dismissal: Thursday (1 p.m.)
Our Theme: "A Brave New World Empowering Parent and Community Engagement"
We will have innovative speakers, various updates, table discussions with fellow counselors, and a whole lot of fun and relaxation. Ready to attend this exciting event and expand your professional leadership community? Online registration is now available.* Registration closes June 10.
*Agenda will be posted at a later date.
Fall 2013 EPAS Professional Development Workshops
Professional development workshops for administrators, counselors and curriculum leaders will be held statewide in September. Workshops will begin with registation at 8 a.m. and presentations lasting from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Topics will include:
- Legislative and State Regents Update Relative to Student Preparation for College
- Curriculum Planning Using EXPLORE and PLAN Data
- ACT Updates: New Horizons
Early registration is encouraged as spaces are limited. Online registration is now available.
Workshop Flier (PDF, 104k)
|Wednesday, Sept. 4||Woodward||High Plains Technology Center, 3921 34th St., 201C Meeting Room, Main Building|
|Tuesday, Sept. 10||Miami||Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, 200 I St., N.E., Regents Room|
|Wednesday, Sept. 11||Tulsa||Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow, 3100 E. New Orleans St., Auditorium|
|Tuesday, Sept. 17||McAlester||Kiamichi Technology Center, 301 Kiamichi Drive, Seminar Center|
|Wednesday, Sept. 18||Ardmore||Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, 2610 Sam Noble Parkway, Seminar B|
|Tuesday, Sept. 24||Altus||Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Seminar A|
|Wednesday, Sept. 25||Oklahoma City||Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May Ave., College Union Auditorium|
2012-13 Counselor Retreats
Counselors, please join us at a College Access Counselor Retreat for 2012-13.
This is your time to relax and meet other counselors throughout the state. The retreats will be held at various locations statewide October 2012 through June 2013. Please review the flyer (PDF, 78k) for dates and locations and register for a retreat of your choice. Online registration (opens in new window) is now available.