The Oklahoma Museums Association encourages Oklahoma museums to take the Pledge of Excellence as provided by the American Alliance of Museums. OMA further encourages all Oklahoma museums to adopt best practices and standards for their institution. More information and a variety of resources to assist museums on the continuum of excellence can be found on the Alliance website including ethics, best practices and standards. The American Association for State and Local History offers StEPS, Standards and Excellence in History Organizations. The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits offers the Standards for Excellence. OMA offers a variety of training and publications to assist Oklahoma museums with excellence.