Todd Gragg

Todd Gragg is an educator, author, presenter, podcaster, and runner. Having worked in the fields of government, K-12 education, business and non-profit leadership, Todd brings a wide array of experiences to his work as an educator, as a leadership consultant and as a personal financial coach. Todd is passionate about sharing his story of overcoming limitations and wants to help provide everyone with the tools they need to be successful in all phases of life.

Todd, a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, is married to Stephanie (an Instructional Coach and Title 1 Coordinator at Midwest City High School as well as a budding photographer).  Together they have 4 children (Bowman, Lorelai, Cohen, and Clara).  In his free time, Todd loves being with his family and friends, reading, photography, playing board games, strong coffee, good wine and watching his beloved Chicago Cubs.

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Educational Background, Honors, Awards, & Affiliations

Education

  • BA – Interdisciplinary
    • Oklahoma Baptist University
    • Shawnee, OK
    • December 2013
  • Additional Course Work:
    • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary – Louisville, KY
    • University of San Diego – San Diego, CA

Affiliations

  • Board Member – Oklahoma Council for Social Studies
  • Member – Oklahoma Council for History Education.
  • Member – National Council for the Social Studies
  • Member – House of Delegates Resolutions Committee for NCSS
  • Member – Economic Education Advisory Council – Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank – Oklahoma City Branch
  • Member – OKSDE – Economics/Personal Financial Literacy Standard Revision Writing Team – 2018-2019

Conferences

  • Keynote Speaker – The State of Financial Literacy in Oklahoma – Financial Literacy in Oklahoma Conference – November 2019
  • Presenter – Oklahoma Digital Resource Library – Oklahoma Summer Social Studies Conference – July 2019
  • Presenter – Teaching Financial Literacy in Social Studies – July 2019
  • Lincoln Speaks: Words That Transformed a Nation – Gilder Lehrman Seminar – June 2019
  • Presenter – The Historical Inquiry Method – Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference – November 2018
  • Presidents and the Constitution: Abraham Lincoln – Liberty Fund Weekend – October 2018
  • Co-Presenter – Crucial Conversations in the Classroom – Summer Social Studies Conference – July 2018
  • AP Summer Institute – U.S. History – July 2018
  • Teaching American History Seminar – Roosevelt, Wilson, and Progressive Reform – March 2018
  • EdCampOKC – March 2018
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict Workshop – February 2018
  • Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit – December 2017
  • Jump$tart National Educator Conference – November 2017
  • Presenter – Primary & Secondary Sourcing in the Digital Age Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference – October 2017
  • Summer Scholar – NEH Institute – Rethinking GAPE – University of Illinois Chicago – June-July 2017
  • Presenter – Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition – December 2016
  • Jump$tart National Educator Conference – November 2016
  • AP Summer Institute – U.S. History – July 2016
  • OCEE Train The Writers Conference – June 2016

Awards

  • Clara Luper Memorial Rising Star Award – Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies – 2018
  • Scholarship Recipient – National History Day – Legacies of World War I Graduate Course – 2018
  • Professional Development Champion – Midwest City High School – 2017-2018
  • Oklahoma Alternate – James Madison Scholarship – 2018
  • National Teacher Innovator Award – May 2017 – Presented by Next Gen Personal Finance

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