Education Matters

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has joined forces with the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) to produce a monthly broadcast, Education Matters.

Hosted by Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister, Education Matters focuses on important topics and key initiatives for public education across the state.

Education Matters airs monthly on OETA every third Thursday at 7 p.m. and is rebroadcast the following Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.


Month Topic Video
February 2020 Dealing with trauma in schools, an initiative supporting students’ mental health, and a conversation with State Board Member Brian Bobek
January 2020 2020 Teacher of the Year shares her vision along with her mentor teacher and a conversation with State Board Member Carlisha Williams Bradley
November 2019 A math class preparing students for the future, a school leads the way to a healthier community
October 2019 Teacher's impactful project goes viral, new school security app
September 2019 Action-based civics, OKlahoma's new social studies academic standards
August 2019 What students wish their teachers knew, national PTA leader
July 2019 Connecting teachers with businesses for hands-on experience, 2019 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year
June 2019 Recapping the 2019 legislative session, education bright spots
May 2019 New Parent Portal  dashboard, no-cost meals during the summer.
April 2019 Navigating the new accountability system,

March 2019 Why early reading skills are critical
February 2019 Parent, family, and community engagement
January 2019 Preparing students for life after high school


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Last updated on February 28, 2020