“CareerTech: The Original Makerspace” was the theme of a Feb. 11 event sponsored by the Oklahoma Business Roundtable. This video was produced for the event, which featured Mark Hatch, CEO of TechShop, and students from various CareerTech program across the state.
Offenders graduate from heavy equipment operator training at Union City; students meet legislators during CTSO Day at the Capitol 2016; HOSA officers present LLS Lemon Challenge to governor; Oklahoma FCCLA state officers appear on Shreveport morning show; more than 500 attend FFA Day at the Capitol; Tulsa ag ed teacher wins Fox23 Golden Apple award; more than 300 attend Health Careers Education Day at the Capitol; business and education leaders learn about CareerTech’s hands-on learning; useful links and my schedule for the week.
ODCTE expands printing capabilities with digital press; Oklahoma FFA Association wins award from Thunder, Devon Energy; Northwest Technology Center culinary students help their community; Celebrate CTE Month with #OklaEd Twitter chat; Oklahoma CareerTech to lead discussion about hands-on learning and maker movement; Express Professionals invites CareerTech to host leadership simulcast sites; and useful links.
Kiamichi Tech Center grad co-authors a STEM team-building book.
Oklahoma celebrates CareerTech Education Month in February; HOSA officers tour Tinker Air Force Base; Autry Tech SkillsUSA chapter challenging themselves and others; CareerTech state director meets with military representatives; ODCTE opens dialogue on CareerTech agriculture education with Bulgaria representative; EPSCoR working with CareerTech to open Gateway to Technology sites; and useful links.
By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman Published: January 26, 2016
MTC Engineering Academy student says SkillsUSA was instrumental in Ivy League acceptance and social metamorphosis.
Skills in leadership and professionalism learned in high school are key for Abraham Alvarez.
Stepping out of her comfort zone led Natasha Smith into leadership and a passion for CareerTech.
From Wright City to Abu Dhabi, Kyle Ensley's horizons expanded thanks to FCCLA.
Agricultural education and FFA helped Oklahoma State University student succeed in business and school.
Wes Watkins' advanced biomedical science labs put Kyle Henry at the head of college lab classes.
University of Oklahoma nursing student says CareerTech student organization gave her a leg up in nursing school.
SkillsUSA Oklahoma Executive Council learns about texting and driving danger; Canadian Valley Tech names administration building for CEO Greg Winters; ODCTE opens dialogue on CareerTech agriculture education with Bulgaria representative; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Poor test scores and attitude mask Pedro Moreno's potential and passion for learning.