OROS Scholarship applications will be due March 1, 2016 from any member school's graduating seniors. This application must be postmarked by March 1, 2016 and sent to the OROS office. PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE A NEW ADDRESS: OROS PO BOX 199 DEWAR, OK 74431 The application is available on this website by clicking on the scholarship tab and downloading it. This application must be . . .
It is the start of a new era for OROS. As I take over as Executive Director, I want to assure the membership that the traditions and service of OROS will continue. We also plan to work to improve services. We are launching a new web page and there will be other changes throughout the year. Our attorney Terri Thomas decided . . .
The annual fall conference was held October 22-23 at the Tower Hotel in Oklahoma City. Presentations from all the major education organizations, Oklahoma State Department of Education and breakfast with State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister were highlights of the conference making it one of the most informative yet. . . .
In addition to view choices, the mobile view offers additional features like: A responsive design that adjusts to any display size Dynamic imagery with color and photos Collapsible navigation Language translation Search function Scrolling banners Calendar Highlights Polls Quick Links In August 2012, Pew Internet Research reported 45 percent of American adult cell phone owners have a smartphone. In addition, 25 percent of American adults own a tablet computer. Those numbers are expected to increase. Anticipating this, our website provider, SOCS, helped us get ready for the trend by providing a mobile view of our web site. SOCS , a leading web-hosting company, furnishes websites for school districts, hospitals, municipalities and other community non-profits. This service is provided by the Foundation for Educational Services, in Lincoln Nebraska. Source: http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx
OROS Annual Fall Conference will take place at the Tower Hotel Convention Center 3233 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City, Ok on October 22-23, 2015. There's still time to register if you havent already done so. Thursday morning's agenda includes sessions by Shawn Hime from OSSBA on the Education Vision as well as presentations on new accreditation standards, erate updates, and the state budget outlook by David Blatt. Lunch will be provided following the morning session. Thursday afternoon includes Ryan Owens, CCOSA Executive Director, giving his take on the state of education and also, Pam Deering will present valuable information as well. Vernon Florence will give his synopsis on the financial outlook for education. The day's last session will feature Ed Sheakley, OSSAA Executive Director, giving an update on issues involving OSSAA. Thursday ends with the annual banquet that begins at 6:00p.m. and we are honored to have Mr. Perry Willis, former OROS Executive Director, as the featured speaker. Breakfast with State School Superintendent Joy Hofmeister begins Friday's conference. Superintendent Hofmeister will be . . .