One of the K20 Center’s strengths is its collaborative efforts with
schools, university and the community. Through these partnerships the
K20 Center is able to extend it outreach and support the education
pipeline from school to workforce development.
The K20 Center invests in research focused on teaching and learning
innovations through the generous support of external funding and collaborative partnerships. Click here to see a full list of partners.
The K20 Center’s extensive network of elementary and secondary
schools across Oklahoma continues to grow as more schools join efforts
to renew education for the 21st century. To date the K20 Center works
with nearly 800 schools, reaching more than 1,400 leaders, 9,000
teachers and 103,000 students. Click here to see a list of all K20 network schools.
As part of the University of Oklahoma’s Research Campus and the K20
Center’s extensive local, state, and global network, a unique
opportunity exists to evaluate and create new learning technologies.
The K20 Center has extensive experience with integrating learning
technologies into learning environments, and to date, has partnered
with science and technology resources at the University of Oklahoma in:
* High performance computing and computer science
* Robotics and artificial intelligence
* Electrical and mechanical engineering
* Bioinformatics and biology
* Spatial analysis and geosciences
* Climatology and weather
Workforce Development Partners
Industry partnerships work with the K20 Center by providing
authentic learning opportunities and lesson development for K-12 and
undergraduate students. These partnerships enhance student engagement,
raise student achievement, foster higher-order thinking skills, create
innovative internship opportunities, and support workforce development.
Furthermore, industry partnerships, combined with University technology
transfer program collaborations with the Sasaki Institute, Office of
Technology Development, and the Price College of Business, create
opportunities for students to bridge STEM interests with innovation and
the creation of intellectual property.