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Picking Up the Pieces

Picking Up the Pieces

Rebuilding Canadian Valley Tech Center in El Reno, which was mostly destroyed in the 2013 deadly storms, will be a win-win for the campus and community.

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Monday Memo 2014-03-24

Monday Memo 2014-03-24

Interested in making a living? Try CareerTech; the importance of grit in teachers; Arizona considering performance-based funding; STEM Day at the Capitol; FIRST Robotics Game - Aerial Assist; STEM students compete in TSA state conference; opponents to Common Core also have concerns about workforce development; Baldrige conference will be key to our transition efforts; moving Oklahoma from Programs of Study to rigorous Programs of Study; and my schedule for the week.

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Robert Sommers - Education Needs a Solid Foundation

Robert Sommers - Education Needs a Solid Foundation

Common Core is an academic foundation to improve student achievement -- preparing students for college and a global workforce.

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Monday Memo 2014-03-17

Monday Memo 2014-03-17

Organizational progress; job performance documents will move to results and teamwork; CareerTech receives Regents award; how to get a job at Google; academics within CareerTech; picking up the pieces; and my schedule for the week.

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Monday Memo 2014-03-10

Monday Memo 2014-03-10

Attorney general provides opinion regarding Tech Center annexation rules; dual enrollment with CTE focus seen as strategy for college completion and workforce investment; this week on Oklahoma Horizon; Nicole Biddinger - Tri County Technology Center; President’s budget falls short on building investment in CTE; Ohio delegation visits Oklahoma - opportunities exist for collaboration; CareerTech STEM program adds another success story; the WWTC PLTW Biomedical Science Academy is in its first year; and my schedule for the week.

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Success: System Driven - Workforce Oklahoma Partner Conference

Workforce Oklahoma Partner Conference May 7-9, 2014. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Oklahoma City. Click on the graphic to register.

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Monday Memo 2014-03-03

Monday Memo 2014-03-03

The enemy is out there!; Noble Foundation a unique Oklahoma treasure; Tuttle nominated for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame; cooperative alliance efforts continue; Jordan Danser - Canadian Valley Technology Center; NTHS members convene at state Capitol; Ohio comes to Oklahoma; Indian Capital Tech Center hosts Certified Program Planner training; and my schedule for the week.

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Monday Memo 2014-02-24

Monday Memo 2014-02-24

The "new" Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education; industry credentials held by ¼ of all adults - earnings substantial; why it’s critical we have high expectations for our students; smart versus hard work – it makes a difference; CareerTech renaissance continued; Charles Machine Works - Meridian Technology Center; career readiness helps advance student creativity; individuals get recognition from State Chamber survey results; and my schedule for the week.

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Monday Memo 2014-02-17

Monday Memo 2014-02-17

Reminder to follow on Twitter; can we consider ourselves successful when our students fail?; Smartest Kids in the World – Ripley; competency-based programming possible with Pell Grant provisions; Senate confirms my appointment as secretary of education and workforce development; National FFA Week celebrated; mathematics and CareerTech – Success is enhanced; Oklahoma Energy; and my schedule for the week.

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