Annual Conference

Pre-Conference • Thurs., Aug. 23
Education Leadership Conference • Fri. – Sun., Aug. 24-26
Cox Convention Center • Oklahoma City


Registration is now open for the 2018 OSSBA/CCOSA Education Leadership Conference!

Download the registration form or register online now! Hotel reservation information will be provided with your registration confirmation.


The weekend kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 23:

8 a.m. – Dr. Bob Mooneyham Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament Get more information and register online.

3 – 6 p.m. – Pre-Conference

Join Dr. Shawn Hime and the OSSBA legal team for a deep dive into important changes for the FY19 education budget, teacher and support employee pay raises, legal changes in school board governance and other legislative changes board members and administrators need to know. (separate registration, conference registration not required)

4 – 7 p.m. – Reception and Registration

Skip the lines – pick up your registration packet early and then join us in the exhibit hall for light food and drinks, giveaways and networking with your peers and vendors offering valuable products and services for your district.

The Education Leadership Conference continues Friday through Sunday, Aug. 24-26:

The exhibit hall will be open all-day Friday and Saturday morning. Stop by to see what’s new! Breakout sessions will be held throughout the day Friday and Saturday.

Conference Highlights:

8:15 a.m. Friday – New Board Member Orientation

9 a.m. Friday – General Session I – Association Updates

OSSBA Executive Director Dr. Shawn Hime and CCOSA Executive Director Dr. Pam Deering present updates from their respective organizations and information about the state of public education in Oklahoma.

3:25 p.m. Friday – General Session II – Candidate Forum

The Education Leadership Conference is excited to host a moderated Q & A forum for the candidates for Oklahoma Governor and State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

8:30 a.m. Saturday – Legislative Review

10:30 a.m. Saturday – OSSBA Delegate Assembly

2:15 p.m. Saturday – General Session III – Keynote Speaker 

Saturday’s keynote speaker is Apple’s vice president of Education John Couch. John has been responsible for driving Apple’s renewed success in the education market. He has over 40 years experience as a computer scientist, executive and advocate for technology in education.

8 a.m. Sunday – Optional Breakfast Buffet (separate registration, ticket required)

9 a.m. Sunday – Legal Roundtables

The OSSBA and CCOSA legal teams take your calls and answer your questions all year! Now meet with them face-to-face about the most pressing issues facing your district and learn what’s happening in other similarly sized districts.


Don’t miss Oklahoma’s premier training opportunity for education leadership! Download the registration form or register online now! Hotel reservation information will be provided with your registration confirmation.


Interested in exhibiting in 2018? Registration is open and space is filling quickly!