The following videos, presentations, or informational sheets and/or websites are required for 2023-24.

Each employee will be given a list of their required training (they can be found in the left column of the page). This needs to be completed and turned into the Superintendent's Office.

OK SDE Required Professional Development (note that not all are required for all employees)

Alcohol and Drug Awareness (First year at WPS and every 3 years after that)

Teen Health: Substance Use and Abuse (watch video - 3 minutes)

Substance Abuse Prevention (SDE resources)

Autism (pre-k through 3rd grade that have autistic students. Once every three years. Check with Brenda Setzer to see your status.) This is a small overview, more specific training is available through your building principal.

Teaching Students with Autism Video (watch video - 5 minutes)

Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodbourne Pathogens Training Video for schools (OSDH - 24 minutes)

COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfecting (7 minutes - this video is not directly intended for educators, please take what you need from it.  You are at no time expected to take all of these measures in your classrooms)  

Handwashing (watch video - 3 minutes)

Bullying Prevention - watch 4 video series

How Teachers Can Stop Bullying Part 1: Empathy (5 minutes)

How Teachers can Stop Bullying Part 2: Share your Own Experience (6 minutes)

How Teachers Can Stop Bullying Part 3: "It's not your fault" (5.5 minutes)

How to empower bullied students (5.5 minutes)

Optional - additional videos by Dr. Hayley Watson (resources)

Bullying Prevention (SDE Resources) 

Child Abuse and Neglect; Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Reporting

Child Abuse and Neglect Video (watch video - 15 minutes) note: click the arrow to view horizontally

Mandatory Reporting (PDF download)

Youth Violence Prevention (SDE Resources)

Diabetes Management (only required if you have a student with diabetes - school reports)

Diabetes Management in Schools Training's Offered (resources only)

Virtual Diabetes Management Training PowerPoint (follow up only)

Digital Teaching and Learning

ISTE Standards Website (resources only)

ISTE Standards PDF 

Dyslexia Awareness

What is Dyslexia? (video - 4.5 minutes)

What is it like to have Dyslexia? (video- 3 minutes)

Dyslexia Awareness Modules (extra information)

State module may be required at a later time

English Learners (only required if you have an ELL student - ELL coordinator reports)

SDE Resources (resources only)


FERPA Overview (Read)

Training Video (watch video - 3 minutes)

Hazardous Communications

Training Video (watch video - 10 minutes)

Human Trafficking

What is Human Trafficking (video - 4 minutes)

Human Trafficking Truck Stop (video - 2 minutes)

Optional - OSDE - Human Trafficking: What Educators Need to Know (1 hour)

Mental Health Needs of Students

Empathy (video - 3 minutes)

What is Depression and why can’t we just “snap out of it”? (7 minutes)

Optional - additional videos by Dr. Hayley Watson

Prevention Services (SDE Resources)

Racial and Ethnic Education Resources

Teaching Tolerance (Self Guided PD)

Classroom Resources

Culturally Responsive Teaching (Resources)

Oklahoma Native America Day and Resources

Oklahoma Native American Day

On the third Monday in November of each year, teachers and students of the schools of this state are requested to observe the day with appropriate exercises. To assist Little Axe Public School teachers, below is a list of curricular resources on Oklahoma Native Americans.

Oklahoma SDE Indian Education Resource Page

Oklahoma Indians: We Are Who We Were(video)

39 American Indian Tribes of Oklahoma(with links to the 39 Tribes)

PDF of the 39 American Indian Tribes of Oklahoma

Suicide Awareness

The fight against teen suicide begins in the classroom (video - 13 minutes)

SDE Resources

Workplace Safety Training in Schools Curriculum for grades 7-12

Talking Safety Curriculum Guide

Talking Safety Slideshow