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Not Your Average Conference (NYAC) 2024

2022 Conference Info


Not Your Average Conference 2022 included a look back on our 20 years of service to Oklahoma schools, unique keynotes, arts-based breakout experiences, and networking opportunities. It was an EXCELLENT opportunity for you to join Oklahoma teachers, principals, and art partners from across the state to collaborate and innovate at the highest level. If you are an educator in Oklahoma, you will not want to miss out on the next Not Your Average Conference!

Conference Workshops
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  • Dance to Words: Body at the Intersection of Feeling and Naming
  • The Amazing A+ Race
  • Hidden Heroes: Up Close and From a Distance
  • Finding Your Voice through the Blues
  • Percussion Play
  • Writing Process Activities – A+ Greatest Hits
  • Space Invaders for STEAM

2022 Exhibitors

A variety of exhibitors were available at the conference. Participants were given dedicated time to learn more about the resources that each of these organizations offer to teachers and students. In addition, some of our OKA+ Demonstration Schools were available to discuss what it means to be a part of the OKA+ Network.

OKA+ Demonstration Schools: Carver Early Childhood Center (Enid), Christ the King School (Nichols Hills), Emerson Middle School (Enid), Millwood Arts Academy (OKC), Russell Dougherty Elementary (Edmond), Stanley Hupfeld Academy
Best of Books
Mad Science of Central Oklahoma
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma Alliance for Geographic Education
Oklahoma Arts Council
Oklahoma Children’s Theatre
Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Oklahoma Renewable Energy Education Program
Oklahoma State Fair
Opry Heritage Foundation of Oklahoma
Prairie Dance Theatre
Southern Nazarene University
UCO College of Education & Professional Studies
UCO Jackson College of Graduate Studies