Marcie Mack Named CareerTech State Director
STILLWATER, Okla. -- (Jan. 16, 2015) -- The State Board of Career and Technology Education has selected Marcie Mack as the eighth state director of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.
The announcement was made today by State Superintendent of Public Instruction and Career and Technology Education Board Chairwoman Joy Hofmeister. Mack has been serving as interim state director since August 2014 and will begin official duties as state director Feb. 1.
“Marcie Mack is a visionary leader. She has brought a truly collaborative and passionate style to the Department of Career and Technology Education,” said Hofmeister. “I’m looking forward to working with her to prepare Oklahoma’s students for lifelong success both in the classroom and in the workplace.”
Mack began work at the agency in July 2013 as deputy state director/chief operations officer. She previously served as assistant superintendent at Autry Technology Center, one of the 29 technology centers within the CareerTech System.
Mack worked at Autry Technology Center for more than 19 years, serving in various capacities, including support, instructor, information systems and administration. She has been involved in various community organizations and served in various leadership roles within local and state organizations.
She earned a doctorate in educational administration and leadership from Oklahoma State University, where she also completed her master’s degree in telecommunications management and a bachelor’s degree in education. She has a true passion for high-quality education.
“It is an honor to be selected as the state director of Oklahoma’s Career and Technology Education System,” Mack said. “I am eager to build on the great foundation created before me and pledge to continue to lead the system forward in meeting the needs of all Oklahomans. The CareerTech System has the potential to assure Oklahomans have high-quality career and technology education and businesses have the workforce they need to prosper. I look forward to working with the state board and educators in our system and throughout the state.”
For more information, please contact Paula Bowles, 405.743.5108.