DECA re-directs self-motivated Randy Perry, fueling his potential.
Department reorganization plan unveiled; organizational plan overview; steps with target completion dates for the reorganization process; feedback and ideas you may have for the reorganization; great conference – consider attending; Creativity Forum coming to Oklahoma City; and my schedule for the week.
FCCLA state officer dies in car accident; opportunities in Woodward explored; America Works launches in Connecticut; 2013 CareerTech Hall of Fame banquet; Oklahoma energy producers are leading a national energy revolution; Moore Norman collaborates with Tinker and Boeing on new program; Metro Tech and Elite Protection form symbiotic relationship; tech center superintendents engage in legislative proposal development; state board reviews CareerTech assessment results, business plan, and legislative approaches; United Way auction earns $3,000 for the cause; and my schedule for the week.
CareerTech students can earn credentials to show they have the skills needed in the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
Five Oklahomans will be inducted into the 2013 Oklahoma Career and Technology Education Hall of Fame Nov. 6 at a banquet in the Oklahoma State University Conoco-Phillips Alumni Center in Stillwater. Tickets for the reception and banquet are $55 each. Please contact Lisa Eden, 405-743-5453, for more information or to make a reservation for the event. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 25.
CareerTech and other agencies will hold a military hiring event in Stillwater in November.
Great conference – consider attending; 2013 CareerTech Hall of Fame Banquet; State Chamber helps agency gauge business satisfaction; why tough teachers get results; first community tour event a success; new from CIMC: Career Focus STEM Careers Career; a great example of CareerTech and college success; doctors in rural Oklahoma; continued work on the Metro Tech pilot; and my schedule for the week.
Community tours start this week; manufacturing experiencing - a rebirth in Oklahoma; United Way – get involved!; performance measures committee advances work; continued work on the Metro Tech trail; Meridian Tech to hold an open house; future doctors of rural Oklahoma; Oklahoma is a designated creativity state; teacher shortage issue being considered; and my schedule for the week.
A 30 second TV spot highlighting the positive return on investment by our stakeholders.
United Way – get involved!; don’t be a Swiss watch maker; assessment quality designations changed for some; Day of Caring a success; fundraiser set for Oct. 7; CareerTech board meets; department earns innovation award; The ROI of Excellence: Investing In Your Future!; College Alliance challenges; Fall Forum set for business and entrepreneurial leaders; an unprecedented partnership on Oklahoma Horizon; and my schedule for the week.
A word on the quote; common school superintendent’s advisory committee; United Way – get involved!; ACT® WorkKeys® incentive curriculum profiles; ag ed leadership moves on tech center pilot; the road less traveled on Oklahoma Horizon; Alternative Fuel Program; teacher shortage issue being discussed;
New white paper questions the conventional wisdom of going to college. Express Employment Professionals says it’s time to stop overlooking career technical education. Well-paying in-demand jobs await CTE students.
Governor Mary Fallin has selected Todd Hiett to serve on the State Board of Career and Technology Education.
Oklahoma has identified and targeted groups of wealth generating industries for business retention, expansion and recruitment in order to maximize Oklahoma's economic development efforts.
Governor's STEM Summit a success; STEM accounts for 20 percent of workforce; Agricultural Education critical to the modern ag industry; United Way Campaign underway!; Project Lead the Way, part of CareerTech STEM strategy; Law enforcement curriculum developed; agricultural curriculum cross walked to national standards; and my schedule for the week.
From finding the Titanic to educating young people, Dr. Robert Ballard takes STEM education to new depths.
Major process meetings held; common school engagement; major processes as a new approach; Carver Governance introduced to the state board; performance data being analyzed; bandwidth a challenge for many schools; United Way Campaign gearing up; CareerTech professionals help Moore schools; Biotech success story; National Security Agency conducted site visits in Oklahoma; OK, I’m finally over the golf outing loss. Here are the winners; and my schedule for the week.
Tri County Tech programs introduced Nicole Biddinger to love of science, math and medicine, leading to a $3,000 award and plans to study health and disease research.