March 2014 Email
Student Services Contacts: Hope you are having a great Spring Break!
Summer Conference will be August 4-5, 2014 in Tulsa. Guidance, Special Needs, and STEM divisional sessions will be at OSU-Tulsa. Hotel information will be coming out later this month. Look for it!
Oklahoma Association of College Testing Personnel Spring Workshop
New Date – New Agenda
Updates on GED, ACT, and College Board
April 11, 2014 at Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Rockwell Campus
8:30 – 3:00
Mental Health First Aid Workshop
Save the Date – May 1 (afternoon) and May 2 (morning) in Stillwater at ODCTE. More detail in April.
The Oklahoma Association of Minorities in Career and Technology Education (OAMCTE) believes that educating young people in career and technology education is a positive step in providing role models for future generations of youth. A scholarship program is offered to help advance that goal. The scholarship program provides assistance to deserving minority students who plan to further their education through CareerTech. Two (2) Renae Washington-Lorine DuBose Memorial Scholarships are offered in the amount of $1,000 each. Applicants for the scholarship must plan to enroll in a full-time program at an Oklahoma Career and Technology Center or as a full time student in an accredited institution of higher learning for the Fall Semester of 2014 and the Spring Semester of 2015. Applications must be post marked no later than April 25, 2014. Application is attached. If additional information is needed, please contact Rana McVay, Scholarship Committee Chairperson, at (918) 746-6189.
Disability ACES Workshop – April 22, ODCTE, Stillwater
Access Classroom Educational Strategies
-Presenter: Dr. Claudia Otto
Time Frame: 8:00 – 3:30
Do you have students struggling with their coursework?
Do you have students reading and/or writing below grade level?
Do you have students with disabilities attending your classes?
If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions then this is the workshop for you!!!
The purpose of this workshop is to present information regarding characteristics, behaviors, and social skills of individuals diagnosed with Specific Learning Disability, Autism, and /or Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. Research shows that direct attention and effective manipulation of classroom environment, behaviors, and instructional practice can enhance positive learning outcomes. Best practice interventions for academics, behavior, and social skills interventions will be introduced. This training is targeted to instructors so please share this with them. A limited number of seats are available. Cost is $30.
To register go to: http://icat.okcareertech.org
Click on the Event Registration tab
Click on April Events
Click on April 22, 2014 Disability ACES Workshop registration form
Please read the information about the workshop then click Continue
Enter the information requested & click Save and Submit
For further information, contact Claudia Otto at 405.743.5596 or Claudia.firstname.lastname@example.org
CIMC New Product flyer. There are several career development resources listed.
Workforce Oklahoma Partners Conference
May 7-9, Sheraton Hotel, Downtown Oklahoma City
Workforce Partners from across Oklahoma will come together for this three day conference to learn, share best practices and network at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin will present the opening remarks. Session topics and certifications include: Workforce 101, Customer Service Certification, Accessibility Certification, Awareness of Human Trafficking, Current Trends in Mental Health, Legal Issues Regarding Employer Hiring and the Rights of Felons, Electronic Information Technology Act, Benefits Planning, and Tribal Partnerships.
For more information or to register for the conference, please visit http://tinyurl.com/workforceok2014.
Partners Conference for Oklahoma Families
March 25-26, 2014
Reed Conference Center, Midwest City
For more information and to register go to: http://www.okhighered.org/partners-conf
2014 National CTEEC Conference –Save the Date
The conference will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa on September 25th and 26th! Topics will include: Cultural Competency; Legislative/Policy Updates; STEM Pathways; Supporting Students in Non-Traditional Pathways: Accommodations for Special Populations: Civil Rights Laws and Practices: Best Practices in Student Engagement; Effects of Substance Abuse on Behavior and Learning
There are two openings at the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in the Scholarship and Grant office for OKPromise Summer Temporary positions. For more information and to apply please visit: https://osrhe.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50489
Source: SDE Counselor Listserve
Kelly Arrington, Career and Academic Connections Manager
Oklahoma Department of CareerTech
1500 West 7th Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074-4364