April 2013 Email

Archived copy of Kelly's April 2013 Email

Counselors Only Conference handouts and power points can be found online at:http://www.okcareertech.org/educators/career-and-academic-connections/bulletin-board

Summer conference will be upon us soon!  Next month, the registration email with further information will be come out– be sure to look for that.  Click here for the generic at a glance – you will see changes on the first day of conference-we hope you will like them!  Divisional sessions for Guidance, ESSP, CTEEC/TANF, and Financial Aid will be at S. Penn Campus of Moore Norman.  STEM Sessions (for science and math teachers) will be at Springlake Campus of Metro Tech.

CIMC NEW PRODUCT
Career Focus: After Military Service was developed for veterans who are leaving the military and transitioning to a civilian career. This guide walks veterans through five steps in making this transition: Self-assessment, exploring career interests and options, filling a skills gap, finding and applying for a job, and managing the career transition.

CIMC is offering the entire Career Focus: After Military Service publication as a free file for you to download. https://www.okcareertech.org/educators/cimc/new-products/new-products/pdf-files-for-new-products/MilitaryCareerFocusMagazine.pdf

Now available online:  The Timeline of Transition Activities developed by the Oklahoma Transition Council  Link is:http://www.ou.edu/content/education/centers-and-partnerships/zarrow/timeline-of-transition-activities.html Source: Ability Advisor Blog

Have you checked out CIMC downloads?  Go to: https://www.okcareertech.org/educators/cimc/resources/downloads-1
*Student Journal: Students can download and fill it out online. It includes handy resources such as measurement conversions, laundry and cooking tips, and converting military to standard time.
*Mastering Techniques for Learning Offers tips to help students study better and to be more successful in taking tests.
*Best of the Web - Internet Sites and Resources for Education, Training, and Professional Development The 7th edition of our popular resource for teachers and students, Best of the Web features websites and activities for using the internet in the classroom, divided by cluster area.  
*2012 top free publications on line

Workshops you may be interested in:

Bartlesville Family Life Symposium

This year internationally known, John Medina will be speaking. John is the author of Brain Rules and Brain Rules for Babies. He is an expert on the brain and how people live, work and learn. This workshop will be beneficial for people in any industry and area of expertise (executives, human resources, educators, professionals, counselors, parents). The symposium will give you the tools to:

* Understand the 12 Brain Rules                               * Gain control of your busy life

* Perform at higher levels                                            * Commit to regular exercise

* Manage stress far better                                          * Learn how to remember

* Understand how to rewire your brain                 * and Much More

The symposium is Thursday, April 25 from 10AM-2PM at the Bartlesville Community Center and is $25 per person (this includes lunch and CEUs if applicable). Included in the event will be an Education Summit (from 11:45 am -12:45 pm). A panel of experts will speak during lunch and will be facilitated by Oklahoma Secretary of Education Phyllis Hudecki.  That evening, there will be a FREE Community Presentation - Brain Rules for Parents at 6:30 pm on at the Bartlesville Community Center. To register and see more detail, download the flyer

Workforce Oklahoma Partners Conference
Workforce Oklahoma Partners Conference is a great conference to network; learn of new state/federal initiatives and changes; discover tools that will help meet the needs of individuals we serve; and discover new ways to collaborate with local entities.  The early bird registration fee of $175 has been extended until April 27.  On site registration will be $225.00.  At this time, the hotel still has rooms in our block for $77 per night, the conference rate. Click here for Details