• STEPS Initiative


    Striving Teachers Effectively Preparing Students (STEPS) is a multi-year literacy initiative designed to systematically improve literacy for K-12 graders at Douglass and the elementary schools that feed Douglass.



    • Increase trojan reading proficiency by at-least 4% per year based on 8th and 11th grade testing

    Initiative will

    • Measure reading proficiency

    • Implement middle school and high school literacy intervention courses

    • Train and coach staff to improve literacy instruction throughout the school

    • Team with trojan families and the Northeast Oklahoma City community to grow and support our culture of literacy





    Dr. Quintin S. Hughes Sr.

    STEPS Project Coordinator

    Room E228

    Office: 405-587-4224

    Cell: 405-598-7743