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Director's Weekly Memos for 2016 - Each week State Director Marcie Mack provides information to CareerTech staff at the agency and throughout the state about events, new initiatives and issues affecting Career and Technology Education.

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-10-10

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-9-26

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-9-19

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

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-9-12

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-9-6

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-8-22

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-8-8

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-7-25

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-7-18

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-7-11

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-7-4

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-7-4

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-6-27

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-6-20

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-6-20

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-6-6

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-6-6

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-23

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-23

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-16

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-16

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-9

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-9

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-2

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-5-2

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-25

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-25

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-18

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-18

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.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-8

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-8

Thanks, Express Employment Professionals, for leadership opportunity; study finds CTE helps students; National SkillsUSA illustrates STEM; CIMC celebrates 50 years; Central Tech truck driver training program making a difference; Oklahoma CareerTech educators take top honors at ACTE Region IV; useful links and my schedule.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-4

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-4-4

Did you know?; CareerTech pre-engineering team takes top honors; practical nursing curriculum standards approved; FCCLA making an impact around the world; Francis Tuttle Tech graduates work to prevent power outages; Ann Houston retires; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-3-27

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-3-27

Oklahomans honored at Making It Work Day; CareerTech, tech centers will host leadership simulcast sites; schools can apply for State Superintendent Award; video showcases CareerTech at Oklahoma Youth Expo; Tri County student wins Aspirations in Computing award; military hiring event slated; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-3-7

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-3-7

CareerTech Women in Leadership program participants graduate; Tulsa Tech Destination 2020 visits ODCTE; Tri County Technology Center receives two national accreditations; Business Professionals of America has been making a difference since 1966; ODCTE offers more OK Career Guide training; U.S. Department of Education issues CTE Makeover Challenge; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-29

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-29

CareerTech continues to advance STEM in secondary education; Adult Basic Education workshops held across the state; ODCTE recognized as a Certified Healthy Business; 16 from Oklahoma attend national Tech Centers That Work Forum Held; Moore Norman Tech students speak about financial literacy education; For Counselors Only Conference planned; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-16

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-16

Offenders graduate from heavy equipment operator training at Union City; students meet legislators during CTSO Day at the Capitol 2016; HOSA officers present LLS Lemon Challenge to governor; Oklahoma FCCLA state officers appear on Shreveport morning show; more than 500 attend FFA Day at the Capitol; Tulsa ag ed teacher wins Fox23 Golden Apple award; more than 300 attend Health Careers Education Day at the Capitol; business and education leaders learn about CareerTech’s hands-on learning; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-8

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-8

ODCTE expands printing capabilities with digital press; Oklahoma FFA Association wins award from Thunder, Devon Energy; Northwest Technology Center culinary students help their community; Celebrate CTE Month with #OklaEd Twitter chat; Oklahoma CareerTech to lead discussion about hands-on learning and maker movement; Express Professionals invites CareerTech to host leadership simulcast sites; and useful links.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-1

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-2-1

Oklahoma celebrates CareerTech Education Month in February; HOSA officers tour Tinker Air Force Base; Autry Tech SkillsUSA chapter challenging themselves and others; CareerTech state director meets with military representatives; ODCTE opens dialogue on CareerTech agriculture education with Bulgaria representative; EPSCoR working with CareerTech to open Gateway to Technology sites; and useful links.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-1-18

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-1-18

SkillsUSA Oklahoma Executive Council learns about texting and driving danger; Canadian Valley Tech names administration building for CEO Greg Winters; ODCTE opens dialogue on CareerTech agriculture education with Bulgaria representative; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-1-11

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-1-11

STEM grants available; 2016 FIRST Robotics competition kicks off; ODCTE, SDE hold transcript training sessions for registrars; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Director's Weekly Memo 2016-1-4

Director's Weekly Memo 2016-1-4

CareerTech programs embedded within K-12 schools; DECA program providing qualified employees; accreditation training planned this spring; spring CareerTech educator lottery scholarship applications open Monday; useful links and my schedule for the week.

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Treva McNeill

Treva McNeill

Treva McNeill creates an arrangement in her florist shop.

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Summer Conference

Summer Conference

49th annual Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference, Making A Difference, Aug. 1-2, 2016, Oklahoma City Cox Convention Center

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Oklahoma FFA

Oklahoma FFA

Oklahoma FFA members attended the FFA Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Oklahoma FFA

Oklahoma FFA

Oklahoma FFA members attended the FFA Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.

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