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CareerTech System

Oklahoma’s Career and Technology Education System is focused on developing a world-class workforce. This comprehensive system delivers educational experiences through 395 K-12 school districts, 29 technology center districts, 16 Skills Centers sites and 31 adult basic education providers and to 7,824 businesses through business and industry services.

CareerTech’s goal is to improve Oklahoma’s economy by providing individuals with the training and skills necessary to be successful in the workplace and by providing companies with the workforce needed to compete globally.

  • Oklahoma CareerTech System graduates add more than $3.5 billion annually to the state's economy.*
  • Oklahoma CareerTech annual enrollments totaled 522,908 in FY17.
  • Nearly half (83,728) of Oklahoma ninth- through 12th-grade students were enrolled in CareerTech classes in FY17.
  • Business and Industry enrollments totaled 332,843 in FY17.
  • Oklahoma CareerTech Skills Centers offered specialized occupational training to 1,882 adult and juvenile offenders in FY17.
  • Student placement was 94 percent in FY16.

*Cost-Benefit Analysis of CareerTech Career Majors - Lifetime Income Gains and the Impact on the Oklahoma Economy. A study prepared by: Mark C. Snead, Ph.D. March 2013




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