2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-192. Professional development - Legislative intent.
A. It is hereby declared to be the intent of the Legislature to establish a professional development procedure whereby all teachers in the state continue their education beyond initial certification by the state to ensure that the children of the state are taught by professional educators, fully prepared in their areas of expertise. Furthermore, such professional development procedure shall provide alternative means of education, including one or more of the following: In-service programs, higher education courses, or other alternative means of education designed to help teachers enrich their professional abilities.
B. The professional development procedure shall include digital teaching and learning standards to enhance content delivery to students and improve student achievement.
Added by Laws 1995, c. 322, § 13, eff. July 1, 1995. Amended by Laws 2014, c. 124, § 18, eff. July 1, 2014; Laws 2017, c. 5, § 2, eff. July 1, 2017.