2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-101.21. Standards of performance and conduct for teachers.
A. The State Board of Education shall promulgate standards of performance and conduct for teachers. A copy of such standards, any amendments to such standards and any standards adopted by the board of education of the school district shall be provided by the board of education of each school district to each teacher on or before April 10 of each year.
B. The State Board of Education shall include the statutory grounds for dismissal and nonreemployment of career teachers within this standards document.
C. Standards which may be adopted by the board of education of a school district shall not conflict with state or federal law or standards promulgated by the State Board of Education.
D. In determining whether or not the professional performance of a teacher is adequate, the standards adopted by the State Board of Education shall be considered. Consideration may be given to any written standards of performance which have been adopted by any other education-oriented organization or agency. Professional performance or conduct of a teacher which is in compliance with standards adopted by the State Board of Education or the local board of education pursuant to Section 71 of this act shall not be considered in support of any dismissal or nonreemployment action against the teacher.
Added by Laws 1989, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 76, operative July 1, 1990.