Director's Weekly Memo
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.
Day of Caring team works at youth shelter; soft skills curriculum available; CareerTech promotions highlight manufacturing; CareerTech promotions highlight manufacturing; ‘Horizon’ examines Oklahoma’s manufacturing sector; first health boot camp; and my schedule for the week.
2014 United Way campaign to begin; BMITE partners with MBA Research; Oklahoma's first student-led farmer's market opens; CareerTech board will meet in Stillwater; STEM Summit set for October; useful links; and my schedule for the week.
Basic facts about Oklahoma health care workers; parliamentary procedure video now available; National Technical Honor Society state conference set for November; study guides now available; Oklahoma family and consumer sciences students make strides; OBAN business procurement conference truly pays off; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Various schools recognized at SREB; Oklahoma Teachers Retirement executive director named; Sharing of Best Practices Conference planned; administrator and mentor training set for Sept. 15; tech center helps immigrant help others; and my schedule for the week.
CareerTech testing center expands partnership; CareerTech: shaping the blueprint for securing the nation’s critical Infrastructure; OSU agricultural education professor uses CIMC book; education and industry panel talks about continuous improvement efforts; new teacher workshops registration now open; agency procedures recognized by state; useful links; and my schedule for the week.
Oklahoma Horizon's 500th episode aired; career development pilot project launched; STEM grants available; mobile app available for tech centers, agency; STEM student success; hiring event planned at Fort Sill for Oklahoma military members; useful links; and my schedule for the week.
Special thank you to Express Employment Professionals; 35 individuals receive top awards, 16 schools receive Gold Star awards; the difference YOU make; great Summer Conference; Continuous School Improvement workshop; CtYou.org is now live; useful links; and my schedule for the week.
Procrastination will be your downfall; rethinking why we educate; the renaissance continues -- will Oklahoma participate? final Monday Memo; Oklahoma HOSA is on the move; and my schedule for the week.
Board selects Marcie Mack as interim director; Oklahoma SkillsUSA is strong national competitor; video describes the workforce issues of today and tomorrow – CareerTech is key; creativity resource available; special education training offered; natural gas assessment support offered; Agency staff to serve on Baldrige Board of Examiners; and my schedule for the week.
Oklahoma students earn national recognition; STEM division adds PLTW computer science pathway; Project Lead the Way training underway; OSU-CareerTech Digital Forum a great success; Family calls – Aug. 15 set as final day; and my schedule for the week.
Status of vacant positions within the agency; forum to focus on digital education options; FCCLA chapters excel; a new concept in postsecondary pricing; Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference registration now open; Continuous School Improvement Workshop registration now open; PLAN and EXPLORE changes; and my schedule for the week.