Director's Weekly Memo
OKCRC annual conference set this month; CareerTech Champion: Chacey Schoeppel - FFA; CareerTech hosts Business and Industry Services professional development session; GuidanceFest workshops planned in October; Free resources available for teachers; useful links; and CareerTech Events.
National Manufacturing Day is Oct. 7; October is Careers in Construction Month; GuidanceFest workshops planned in October; students attend 15th annual Construction Career Day; Francis Tuttle Tech students honored at FutureTech Nationals; free resources available for teachers; useful links; and CareerTech events.
CareerTech State Board meets in Stillwater in September; CareerTech employees participate in Stillwater Area United Way Day of Caring; CareerTech Champion: Todd Kirkland - Mid-Del Technology Center; Tech Centers That Work participants review survey data at workshop; Project Lead the Way conference set for Oct. 27; Re-Entry Job Fair planned for released offenders; useful links; and CareerTech events
CareerTech Champion: Whitney Heer - Gordon Cooper Technology Center; CareerTech lottery grants making a difference; Project Lead The Way conference Oct. 27; CareerTech Champion: Kyle Price - Haworth High School and Kiamichi Technology Center; Re-Entry Job Fair planned for released offenders; CareerTech educators scholarships are available; useful links; and CareerTech events.
List tells some of best educational iPad and Android apps for teachers, first-year high school counselors learn at workshop, Continuing Teacher Academy set for Sept. 14, employability skills highlighted in new resources, CareerTech educators scholarships are available, useful links and CareerTech events.
Continuing Teacher Academy set for Sept. 14; FCCLA students receive awards at national conference; Central Tech grad a top 10 finalist in national truck driving contest; Bob Funk recognized as ACTE 2017 Business Leader of the Year; useful links; and CareerTech events.
CareerTech personnel honored; robotics skills demonstrated; new resources supplement OK Career Guide; CareerTech making a difference with companies; CareerTech making a difference in a student’s life; Oklahoma teachers and administrators attend SREB summer conference; useful links; CareerTech events.
Project Lead the Way teachers participate in professional development; Oklahoma FFA students make the finals in the 2016 top achievement awards; CareerTech participates in program for STEM teachers; CIMC offers new employability resources web page; useful links; and CareerTech events.
CareerTech Skills Centers program receives national certification; 37 instructors earn 70 Certiport certifications; Oklahoma FFA participates in FFA Washington Leadership Conference; CareerTech Foundation sets golf tournament; useful links; CareerTech events.
CareerTech Testing will offer new assessments beginning Aug. 1; CareerTech Hall of Fame inductee honored at National FCCLA conference; Oklahoma FCCLA brings home gold medals from National Leadership Conference; Retiree turns hobby into a career with the help of Metro Tech; ODCTE staff members receive national award; CareerTech Foundation sets golf tournament; Summer Conference early registration ends July 15; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Students, teachers learn to make and create at CareerTech sponsored camps; I.am.not.a.robot. (Or am I?); Watch for the giant iguana at Summer Conference; Member awards breakfast added to Summer Conference; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Oklahoma SkillsUSA students dominate at the largest SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference; HOSA students compete at the International Leadership Conference; member awards breakfast added to Summer Conference; Summer camps spark students' interest across state; polyester to protect new agriculture curriculum; CareerTech awards approximately $3.5 million in lottery fund grants to CareerTech programs; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Tulsa Technology Center students take first place in engineering design contest; CareerTech’s Oklahoma Bid Assistance Network making a difference for landowners, conservation; register for Summer Conference now; TechCAP registration open; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Francis Tuttle machining program student featured in The Journal Record; inaugural Teacher Prep students ready for the future; education agencies partner to streamline paraprofessional instructor training; Latta DECA makes worldwide impact; Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference registration is now open; useful links; and CareerTech events.
OK Career Guide celebrates successful inaugural year; CareerTech customizes training to meet the needs of Tinker AFB; Oklahoma FFA Foundation executive director to retire in June 2017; Francis Tuttle Tech student writes blog post for PLTW; Professional development for project-based learning set; Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference registration is now open; useful links; and CareerTech events.
CareerTech assisting individuals preparing to leave military service; TechCAP registration open; Tecumseh agricultural education teacher to receive 2016 Maurice Walraven Award; Girls Coding will challenge students, teachers and promote nontraditional careers; Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference registration is now open; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Janet Smith to join Oklahoma CareerTech board; National Technical Honor Society students offered scholarship opportunity at OSU-OKC; Eastern Oklahoma County Tech works with CareerTech Foundation; Big rig vehicle rescue training held at WTC; Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference registration now open; Regional coordinators visit Choctaw High School CareerTech program; useful links; and CareerTech events.
CareerTech STEAMmaker camp will challenge students and teachers; Kent Boggs reports on Oklahoma FFA Hunger Challenge; CareerTech updates information at ct4vets.com; magazine shows tech centers working together for aerospace industry; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Metro Tech receives Community Impact Award; CareerTech launching new email communications system; Oklahoma FFA members receive National FFA Foundation scholarships; BMITE students win state workplace safety video awards; record number of honor graduates attend KTC-Idabel; useful links; and CareerTech events.
Wes Watkins makes contribution to Oklahoma FFA; CareerTech CIMC introduces new online catalog; Oklahoma FFA Foundation wins 2016 Community Impact Award; Kiamichi Tech’s EMS training simulator featured in national publication; useful links and my schedule.