Oklahoma Schools and the Coronavirus Outbreak

OEA has assembled resources for Oklahoma educators, support professionals, and other school employees about the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Latest from OEA

Help Build "The Bridge"

The Bridge is a movement designed to connect educators with families looking for enrichment, ideas, and teacher-created content during the statewide coronavirus shutdown.

We have six Facebook groups create that connect — lower elementary, upper elementary, middle school, and high school. We also have groups for special education and for English language learners. 

Will you help build the bridge? Teachers are invited to share ideas and videos to help support our families!

U.S. Congresswoman Kendra Horn Talks Federal Stimulus Package / March 26, 2020

Listen to Fried Okra

Past episodes of the Fried Okra podcast have featured State Superintendent Joy Hofmesiter discussing the coronavirus and statewide shutdown.

Additional Resources

Resources for Public Schools

The National Education Association has a wealth of coronavirus resources.

Pinterest Board

Follow the OEA Pinterest board about coronavirus/COVID-19.

School Nurse Resources

Check out information from the National Association of School Nurses.

School Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education

USDE has created a clearinghouse of resources for schools.

Resources for Children & Families

Mental Health Resources

Legal Guidance from NEA

Experts in the NEA Office of General Counsel and the Collective Bargaining and Member Advocacy Department have created a document outlining strategies and legal guidance related to COVID-19. 

NEA Education Policy and Practice has created guidance and a list of resources related to digital learning.