Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM CDT
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Oklahoma Memorial Union, University of Oklahoma 
900 Asp Ave
Norman, OK 73069

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Rachel Webber 
Oklahoma Foundation For Excellence 
405 236-0006 







It Takes a Community: Critical Conversations for Our Schools
Fall Forum for Local Education Foundations 
Tuesday, October 17

You're invited to join us Tuesday, Oct. 17, for the Fall Forum for Local Education Foundations, Oklahoma's  premiere training and networking event for school foundation leaders, school administrators and others seeking to improve the quality of public education in our state.

“It Takes a Community” is the theme of this year’s conference, addressing the critical conditions, from budget shortfalls to teacher shortages, facing our schools, teachers and families. 

Connect. Learn. Share. Start or join the conversation in your community!


Communities, Foundations and Schools in Partnership - Showcasing three real-world strategies from Norman Public Schools from the idea stage to fruition. Be ready to be inspired by Dr. Joe Siano.

Teachers Needed! - Hear how one district is enticing their alumni to return to teach. Presented by the Cherokee Strip Foundation of Enid.

Recruit, Retain, Revitalize Boards - The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits will lead an informative session on the critical importance of board development.

Just for Small Foundations - A special session to address the unique opportunities and challenges of small foundations, from the logistics of your charter to how to raise your endowment and everything in between.

Executive Directors: Mary Melon, executive director of the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, will lead a session to discuss strategies and best practices for foundation staff.

Telling Your Story - Learn how to tell your foundation's story for more effective fundraising and community engagement.

And more to come ... Watch for full Fall Forum schedule coming soon.

BRING YOUR TEAM! - Board Members, Administrators, Teachers, Community Leaders


Fall Forum registration is $60 per person if received by Oct. 3 and $75 thereafter. Luncheon-only admission is $25 per person. 

Register Now!