Computer Science

Computer Science Education in Oklahoma

Having strong STEM subject-area foundations will equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be college and career ready. The Oklahoma State Department of Education collaborates with Oklahoma educators to develop and identify high-quality resources for teachers and districts. Oklahoma resources include the Oklahoma Computer Science Toolkit, guidance documents and research, virtual professional development modules, and access to instructional communities for professional growth.

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Legislative Requirements for Computer Science and Frequently Asked Questions

Recent legislation (70 O.S. § 11-103.6m) states that beginning in the 2024-2025 school year, all Oklahoma public elementary and middle schools and public elementary and middle charter schools will be required to offer instruction aligned to the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Computer Science (OAS-CS). This statute also states that all public high schools and public charter high schools must offer at least one standalone computer science course.

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding this legislation can be found by accessing this document

AI Guidance for Educators

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has released comprehensive guidance aimed at facilitating the responsible and effective use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in K-12 schools across the state.

Resources for Administrators and Educators

Guidance Documents and Additional Resources

Below are links to guidance documents and additional resources to support high-quality computer science programs in schools and districts.


Resource Database for Computer Science Teachers

Disclaimer: Links to third-party websites do not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of the sites by the OSDE. Curriculum decisions are within the district's/school's discretion. For the list of High Quality Instructional Materials for Computer Science that have been approved by the Oklahoma State Textbook Committee, click here.



Calendar of Professional Learning Opportunities and Events


Jeremy Maker, Project Manager of Computer Science


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Last updated on May 17, 2024