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Kelly's August 2016 Monthly Email

Greetings to you as we start the new school year! You are receiving this email due to your job duties (or at least part of your job duties) are in the student support area or you have requested to be on the list. You can unsubscribe at any time – just send me an email to that effect.

Summer Conference Wrap Up:

-PowerPoints that we receive from presenters from Tuesday’s sessions at S. Penn will be posted on our bulletin board site off of the CAC website: and click on 2016 Summer Conference.

 -If you need LPC points for summer conference, please email me.

 -Here is the link to the OkACTE Guidance Awards photos.

-Last week we sent you a request to complete the Summer Conference evaluation.  Many of you have already done so—please accept our gratitude.  If you have not completed the survey, would you please take a moment to do so now?  We will use the results to make adjustments to next year’s Summer Conference.  Thank you for your input.


Looking for an OK Career Guide training?

View dates and register for training on the Career & Academic Connections website now.  Click on the blue “Register Now” button for information on regional trainings as well as webinars. 

We are hosting regional trainings in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater, Enid, Ardmore & Burns Flat during the months of August & September (with more to come).  New dates & locations will be added as they become available.

Register to attend today as these fill up fast!


–Time: 8:15-12:00

Register here:

-October 4, 2016   - Autry Technology Center, Enid
-October 5, 2016   - Western Technology Center, Burns Flat
-October 11, 2016 - Tulsa Technology Center, Owasso
-October 12, 2016 - Pontotoc Technology Center, Ada
-October 18, 2016 - Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Rockwell Campus, OKC
Shelly Ellis, the new Executive Director of Counseling at the OK State Dept. of Education will be presenting with us.  Topics will include an legislative update, enhancements on OK Career Guide, individual career plans and more. 

PreACT for 10th Graders

Reminder: OSRHE-Student Prep Division will be offering the PreACT this fall for all Oklahoma 10th graders at no cost to the school. PreACT is essentially an enhanced version of PLAN. The testing window will be September 6 to October 31.  To find out more, you may want to sign up for one of their workshops.

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education-Student Prep Workshop Schedule: 


Go to to register.


Free HiSet practice tests

Scheduling a HiSET® exam is an important first step toward achieving your high school equivalency credential. The HiSET program offers free and low-cost options to familiarize you with both the exam questions and the computer-delivered testing experience.

Go to: for the practice tests and other free resources.


Kelly Arrington
Career and Academic Connections Manager
careertech | Career and Academic Connections
1500 West Seventh Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074-4398


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