Director's Weekly Memo
Digital projects open house set for March 31; CareerTech academy courses approved for academic credit; hiring event planned in McAlester opened to the public; CareerTech participates in training gap analysis at Tinker AFB; school board continuing education planned for April; Tri County Tech superintendent talks about tech centers and the workforce; useful links and my schedule for the week.
CareerTech board members, secretary of education and workforce confirmed; Tulsa Technology Center sponsors manufacturing connection event; CareerTech data system release expected July 1; agency staff members selected as Baldrige examiners; Metro Technology Centers receives grant; Oklahoma Works featured on Oklahoma Horizon; useful links and my schedule for the week.
TSA members learn about the power of engineering; comment period open for CareerTech rules; National Partnership for Careers Conference; CareerTech Hall of Fame nominations open; lottery applications due March 13; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Open house to showcase digital progress; accreditation training completed; CareerTech making a difference; assessment opportunities being planned; NACTEI Annual Conference information; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Great Plains Technology Center expands Project Lead the Way; ODCTE partners with SDE on a Counselors Only Conference; Autry Tech’s respiratory care program receives donation; agency celebrates hiring state director; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Central Tech team makes national CyberPatriot finals; officers attend CTSO Day at the Capitol; Marcie Mack tours Tinker Air Force Base; CareerTech is ready to meet Oklahoma Works goals; NTHS plans Day at the Capitol; board member region meetings to include new training; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Tim Burg reappointed to CareerTech board; Oklahomans attend Technology Centers That Work forum; business and industry services helped more than 6,600 businesses in FY14; ODCTE will host Leadership Oklahoma Friday; strong job outlook for cybersecurity; the January 2015 ctYOUniverse newsletter is now available; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Mack named state director effective Feb. 1; student organization officers speak at board meeting; council meeting to focus on career development; Oklahoma Education and Industry Partnership program planned; CTSO Day at the Capitol set; useful links and my schedule for the week.
CareerTech Foundation honored; FIRST Recycle Rush 2015 Robotics game unveiled; ODCTE staff members observe best practices at annual conference; CareerTech explores aviation MRO; Cowboy sports radio to feature CareerTech; useful links and my schedule for the week.
NACIQI approves distance education accreditation; Meridian Tech masonry students host holiday open house; Western Technology Center new training partnership; CareerTech Teacher Institute completes another year; Communications Council focuses on business and industry services; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Thirty-one attend Business and Industry Services Certification Program; Carl Albert FFA students create sculpture for ODAFF; CareerTech Champions issue published; useful links and my schedule for the week of 12-8.
CareerTech legislative request; United Way campaign a success; teachers show new interest in ACTE booth;
Devon sponsors opportunities in STEM for FFA students; National Technical Honor Society held Fall Leadership conference; great partnership continues; ACTE features Oklahoma CareerTech biosciences in fact sheet; digital course development update; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Oklahoma FCCLA members attend national training; FFA members bring back top honors from national convention; congratulations to WWTC and its community; continuous improvement tool for guidance available; Canadian Valley Tech Center breaks ground on campus rebuild; useful links; and my schedule for the week.
Agency at a glance on CareerTech website; CareerTech featured on NewsOk.com; conference focuses on education and workforce; truck driver training receives exemplary ratings; CIMC translating curriculum into Spanish; Career and Academic Connections reach more than 240 in GuidanceFest 2014; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Two technology centers win Oklahoma Quality Foundation awards; OKCRC annual conference set; CareerTech board sponsors input sessions; CIMC contributes to The Oklahoman’s NIE publication; Fast Facts available on the website; CareerTech student organization spring 2015 conference dates set; useful links, and my schedule for the week.
Manufacturing courses nationally recognized; respiratory care program receives grant; STEM continues to accelerate in CareerTech; CareerTech board sponsors input sessions; Oklahoma Military Connection hiring event scheduled; useful links; and my schedule for the week.
Skills Center instructors tour Zebco; eighteen attend orientation; students showcased in photography; Oklahoma FFA chapters and food banks partner to feed hungry people; biomedical program will be recognized at the PLTW STEM Summit; STEM student showcase during the governor’s STEM Summit; BMITE instructors earn industry credentials; Health workshop sold out; useful links and my schedule for the week.
First new counselor workshop held; Project Lead the Way conference planned; CareerTech safety conference held; SkillsUSA and the forensics and security program; communications and marketing orientation set for Tuesday; OSU presents 2015 Economic Outlook Conference; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Central Tech Industrial and Safety Training Center opens; economic development summit to be held in Oklahoma City; CIMC hard at work with creativity; National Manufacturing Day is Oct. 3; applications being accepted for state director; culinary arts students showcase skills; helpful links; and my schedule for the week.