2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-195.2. Mathematics professional development programs.
A. Subject to the availability of funds, the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation shall develop and administer mathematics professional development programs which will be provided for any teacher who became certified to teach in elementary education or early childhood education prior to July 1, 2001, and is serving as a teacher in a public school in this state in kindergarten through third grade. The purpose of the professional development program shall be to improve the knowledge and skills of the teachers and to ensure that the elementary grade students of the state are taught by professional educators fully prepared in the area of mathematics.
B. Any professional development program offered to teachers pursuant to the provisions of this section shall:
1. Be scientifically research-based professional development; and
2. Meet state law requirements for professional development administered by the Commission.
C. The professional development program offered to teachers pursuant to the provisions of this section shall address both content skill and methodology, and may contain a technology component.
Added by Laws 2011, c. 274, § 1. Amended by Laws 2014, c. 124, § 21, eff. July 1, 2014.