Tag: TPS

Tulsa Public Schools to start 2020-2021 school year in distance learning

During its regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 3, the Tulsa Board of Education voted to approve a recommendation that Tulsa Public Schools begin the 2020-2021 school year in the distance learning mode.

Superintendent Gist and TPS Board leaders release letter for 2020-2021 plans

The inextricable relationship between the well-being of our team and the success of our students has never been more clear than it is today. So when we make the decision about our reopening, it will be with everyone’s needs in mind. That absolutely includes the safety of Team Tulsa–the amazing people who fill many roles in our district serving students each day. 

In reviewing the Confederate Soldier’s Surname on a Tulsa Public School

Last week I had the privilege of sitting down with a board member who voted in favor of keeping the name out of respect for the individuals who live in the Lee District. It was one of the best conversations I have ever had in my life. We approached one another as human beings. I sat at a table across from an American who looked different from me and allowed myself to become vulnerable with the hope of reaching the heart.

Why Montessori

We must work together to research and explore the possibilities available. We have to be willing to open our hearts and minds to new ways of learning, experiencing life and developing skills in untraditional ways. Yes, it’s okay to do that.