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VIDEO: Remembering Aubrey McClendon's impact on OKCPS

March 02, 2016

A former Oklahoma City Public Schools student, Aubrey McClendon has been one of the most important individuals in the community's recent history as a pioneer in the shale revolution, founder of Chesapeake Energy and American Energy Partners, and a major donor to philanthropic organizations across the region. McClendon was pronounced dead on March 2, 2016, following a car accident in Oklahoma City. The above video highlights McClendon's legacy in the city when he was inducted into the OKCPS Wall of Fame in 2011.

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A Welcome Change of Pace

January 20, 2016

By getting to sit and read with these kids at Adams Elementary once a week, I really get to see the fruits of our labor as well as meet some of these incredible kids that we're helping.

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Oklahoman: 'It's a barrier, but they can break it'

January 18, 2016

The Oklahoman reported on The Foundation's new program to help bilingual paraprofessionals in the district become certified teachers.

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District faces sharp funding cuts

January 12, 2016

Budget cuts make community support more important than ever

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Mary Mélon: Dig deep, push harder, make it happen

January 08, 2016

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools had a transformational 2015, with the launch of new programs and initiatives already making a difference in the lives of our teachers and students.

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15 highlights from 2015

January 05, 2016

A look at 15 ways The Foundation supported OKCPS in 2015.

VIDEO: VR comes to Roosevelt Middle

December 29, 2015

A technology team from the University of Oklahoma brought a virtual reality setup to Roosevelt Middle School that allowed students to explore the solar system.

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  • 2019 OKCPS Teacher of the Year - Christina Kirk
  • Foundation Lifetime Service Award - Cliff Hudson
  • Christina Kirk | Rogers Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Katie Alsup | Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Julio Fajardo | Capitol Hill Elementary School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Monica Green-Griffin | Hillcrest Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Amanda Girdler | Kaiser Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Debra Cox | Buchanan Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Tara Bassett | Oklahoma Centennial Mid-High School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Sally Berry | Johnson Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Molly Jaynes | César Chávez Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Be the Change Kids Can Believe In
  • Teachers = Superheroes
  • OKCPS Teachers and Staff are Here to Help
  • OKCPS Students Are Oklahoma's Future Leaders