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Beyond the Bell: Spring 2022

Beyond the Bell: Spring 2022

Every Kid Counts Oklahoma is proud to have sponsored the Beyond the Bell discussion series this past Spring. By partnering with and empowering teachers, parents, business and community leaders, EKCO works to ensure that every student receives a quality education. We want to shine a spotlight on the areas of innovation in our state, which include teacher recruitment & retention, aviation, transportation, charter schools, and private schools. Know of an innovation education program happening in Oklahoma or have an idea for a future episode? We invite you to reach out to us at info@everykidcountsok.org


Check out all six episodes of Beyond the Bell below and learn more about the great things happening in education across Oklahoma!

BTB: Transportation InnovationBeyond The Bell, Episode 1

Transportation Innovations In Education

Airdate: March 12, 2022

Featuring Representative Kyle Hilbert, Eric Doss of the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center, EKCO board member Emily Anne Gullickson of A for Arizona, and Janice Danforth of Moms for Liberty about the transportation challenges facing Oklahoma schools and the solutions that lay Beyond the Yellow School Bus.

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Beyond The Bell, Episode 2

Innovations In Aviation Education, Part 1 of 2

Airdate: March 26, 2022

Featuring Ada Superintendent Mike AndersonAda High School senior J.D. Muse, State Director of Aeronautics Grayson Ardies, Norman Superintendent Dr. Nick Migliorinoand Acorn Growth Companies Managing Partner and CEO Rick Nagel about aeronautics and aviation education in Oklahoma. 

BTB: Aviation Education Part 2

Beyond The Bell, Episode 3

Innovations In Aviation Education, Part 2 of 2

Airdate: April 10, 2022

Featuring David Day, director of Pryor High School Innovation CenterKevin Potter, Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Commissioner; Mission Support Group Commander Colonel Paul Miller, Vance Air Force Base; and Todd Pauley with Boeing in the continuing panel discussion on aviation in education in Oklahoma.

BTB: Teacher Recruitment & Retention

Beyond The Bell, Episode 4

Teacher Recruitment & Retention Challenges in Oklahoma

Airdate: April 25, 2022

News 9, News On 6 political analyst Scott Mitchell and Griffin Communications' director of digital content Ryan Welton host a panel of Oklahoma legislators and educators to discuss teacher recruitment and retention challenges in Oklahoma. Guests include Dr. Vanessa Anton, the Dean of Education at Northeastern State University, Senator Jessica Garvin, 2017 Teacher of the Year Jon Hazell, and Senator Brenda Stanley.

BTB Private Education

Beyond The Bell, Episode 5

Innovations in Education Across Oklahoma in Private Schools

Airdate: May 7, 2022

News 9, News On 6 political analyst Scott Mitchell and Griffin Communications' director of digital content Ryan Welton hosted two panels of Oklahoma private school founders and administrators to discuss innovation across Oklahoma in private education. In this episode of 'Beyond The Bell,' we’ll learn about schools focused on students with special needs to those focused on STEM or integration of religious studies into the school year. Guests include:
BTB Charter Schools

Beyond The Bell, Episode 6

Innovations in Education Across Oklahoma in Charter Schools

Airdate: May 21, 2022

News 9, News On 6 political analyst Scott Mitchell and Griffin Communications' director of digital content Ryan Welton hosted a panel of three leaders of the 32 Oklahoma charter schools discuss innovation across Oklahoma that serve nearly 60,000 students. In this episode of 'Beyond The Bell,' we’ll learn about three very different schools and the innovative ways that they educate their students. Guests include:

 

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