Student Advisory Council to meet Thursday

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Steffie Corcoran
Director of Communications
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Deana Silk
Deputy Director of Communications
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Erin Corbin
Communications Specialist
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erin.corbin@sde.ok.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Superintendent's Student Advisory Council to meet Thursday

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister will host her first Student Advisory Council meeting of 2019 at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 31, in Senate Room 535 on the fifth floor of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Hofmeister formed the group in 2016 to provide a forum for student voices and concerns.

Seventy-seven students from across the state were chosen to participate in the council to discuss matters of importance for public education in Oklahoma. All were nominated by the superintendents of their districts.

For its first meeting, the students will explore ways to redefine the high school experience in Oklahoma to better prepare students for life after high school and remove barriers to success.

What: Superintendent Joy Hofmeister's 2019 Student Advisory Council

When: 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, January 31

Where: Oklahoma State Capitol
             Senate Room 535, 5th Floor
             2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., OKC

For a complete list of students, their high schools, and their districts, click here.

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