Oklahoma’s Career and Technology Education System is focused on developing a world-class workforce. This comprehensive system delivers educational experiences through 395 comprehensive school districts, 29 technology center districts, 15 Skills Centers sites, 30 Adult Basic Education providers and to more than 7,092 business through business and industry services.
CareerTech’s goal is to improve Oklahoma’s economy by providing individuals with the training and skills necessary to be successful in the workplace and by providing companies with the workforce needed to compete globally
- Oklahoma CareerTech System graduates add more than $3.5 billion annually to the state's economy.*
- Oklahoma CareerTech annual enrollments totaled 511,512 in FY16.
- Nearly half (83,321) of Oklahoma ninth- through 12th-grade students were enrolled in CareerTech classes in FY16.
- Business and Industry enrollments totaled 326,150 in FY16.
- Oklahoma CareerTech Skills Centers offered specialized occupational training to 1,244 adult and juvenile offenders in FY16.
- Student placement was 93 percent in FY15.
*Cost-Benefit Analysis of CareerTech Career Majors - Lifetime Income Gains and the Impact on the Oklahoma Economy. A study prepared by: Mark C. Snead, Ph.D. March 2013