Oklahoma - Professional Development for Bullying Prevention: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development

Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
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regulation; statute

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response.

Oklahoma Administrative Code 210:10-1-20. Implementation of policies prohibiting bullying

(8) The policy shall require administrators and school employees to participate in annual training in bullying identification, prevention, reporting, and response that is developed and/or provided by the State Department of Education;

Oklahoma Statutes 70-24-100.4. School Safety and Bullying Prevention Act - Discipline of child - Prohibition of bullying at school and online – Policy requirements.

A. Each district board of education shall adopt a policy for the discipline of all children attending public school in that district, and for the investigation of reported incidents of bullying. The policy shall provide options for the discipline of the students and shall define standards of conduct to which students are expected to conform. The policy shall:

    1. Require annual training for administrators and school employees as developed and provided by the State Department of Education in preventing, identifying, responding to and reporting incidents of bullying;
      Source: Oklahoma State Legislature
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