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About Us

To further full participation for individuals with disabilities in Oklahoma post-secondary education through collaboration, information dissemination, advocacy, professional and policy development, and research, Oklahoma Association on Higher Education and Disability continues our mission for disability service providers and the students they serve. *

OK-AHEAD is an affiliate chapter to the AHEAD organization.

Our constitution and bylaws are available on this website.


The OK-AHEAD scholarship committee is currently taking scholarship applications until March 2, 2015. Scholarships can be applied at any Oklahoma technology center, or any two-year or four-year college or university. Three $500 scholarships are awarded annually. Please contact Brenda Dawes for additional information.


Mark Your Calendars!!! OK-AHEAD's 2015 Spring Conference is scheduled for April 9-10, 2015. Our host institution this year is the University of Central Oklahoma. Conference registration is now available. Session abstracts have been posted.

Board Notes

We extend a warm welcome to our 2014-2015 Board, especially to those who are new. Chelle' Lodge-Guttery is our new President and our officers page has the list of new board members for this year.

Our next board meeting is scheduled for 25 February 2015 at the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council. Additional information is available by contacting Chelle' Lodge-Guttery. The archived board minutes are available.