Survey finds low teacher pay main reason for leaving Oklahoma classrooms

Survey finds low teacher pay main reason for leaving Oklahoma classrooms

OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 22, 2018) – Teacher pay and education funding are among the chief reasons former Oklahoma educators have left the classroom, according to a comprehensive survey released by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister discussed the findings Monday at a news conference at OSDE.

MTC says goodbye to board member; new member sworn in

MTC says goodbye to board member; new member sworn in

  Meridian Technology Center Superintendent/CEO Douglas R. Major, right in photo above, thanked longtime board member Jerry Franklin for his service. Franklin began serving on Meridian’s board in 2005. His final meeting was this week. In the photo below, Meridian Technology Center board clerk Gary Johnson swears in Gerald Meraz, right, as the board member representing […]

Meridian Technology Center adds new program for Fall 2018; applications accepted beginning Feb. 1

Meridian Technology Center will offer a new Energy and Power program beginning fall 2018. Representatives from the school met with members of the program’s Business and Education Council to discuss the curriculum.

Meridian Technology Center adds new program for Fall 2018; applications accepted beginning Feb. 1

STILLWATER, Okla. – High school students and adults throughout the Meridian district will be able to get plugged into the school’s new Energy and Power program this fall.

Meridian Technology Center students receive memorial scholarships

Students from Meridian Technology Center recently received the Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship from the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. Bottom row from left to right are Tyler Williams, Rory Perkins, Brandi Arreola and Heather Murphy. Top row from left to right are Josie Lathrop, Jayme Hilligoss and Morgan Pingleton.

Meridian Technology Center students receive memorial scholarships

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education recently awarded nine students from Meridian Technology Center the Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship.