Chuck Mills believes in the magic of manufacturing, as Mills Machines has grown up with Oklahoma’s energy industry. The shortage of skilled workers in Oklahoma is nothing new, now people are finally retiring. Business has to be engaged in education to fill the skills gap.
MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor, Okla., is collaborating with local businesses, schools and industry to create a skilled local workforce.
The Oklahoma CareerTech System is a partner in the effort to help Oklahomans earn the credentials and degrees they’ll need to find employment and fill the growing skills gap - forecast to be a 23 percent gap by 2020.
Oklahoma City residents are learning that a healthy body begins with a healthy mind.
Recent drought leads Latta FFA students to become used water dealers.
Biomedical Student at Wes Watkins Technology Center
The winds of change blow workers down new career paths requiring additional education and training.
A devastating storm that killed 25 people, some of those children huddled in the hallways of their school. Now, since the tragedy, parents continue their fight to insure no child will ever again be caught in a school without access to a storm shelter. Meanwhile, subdivisions destroyed by the storm are also slowly being rebuilt using stricter new building codes. But it is the lives of those most affected by the killer storm we are going to focus on today. A group of local filmmakers followed several families chronicling their recovery. It’s a documentary that opened this weekend in the very theater some took shelter in.
The Food For Kids program is getting a boost thanks to some young people whose love of livestock goes beyond the show ring.
Rebuilding Canadian Valley Tech Center in El Reno, which was mostly destroyed in the 2013 deadly storms, will be a win-win for the campus and community.
Common Core is an academic foundation to improve student achievement -- preparing students for college and a global workforce.
Oklahoma’s business sector is strong, but worker credentials are not, which has created a skills gap for employers trying to fill jobs.
Oklahoma’s secretary of education and workforce development believes creativity is important in the classroom.
For veterans transitioning into the civilian world, it's not simply about finding jobs, but finding ones that can fulfill their passions.
A 30 second TV spot highlighting the positive return on investment by our stakeholders.
From finding the Titanic to educating young people, Dr. Robert Ballard takes STEM education to new depths.
Students excel in advanced STEM courses at Kiamichi Tech Center and are honored as valedictorians at their high schools.
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Much of the training for EMTs can be done by distance education except for some of the work that needs to be hands-on, but not necessarily on flesh and blood.
Many people believe you can’t attend CareerTech in high school if you plan to attend college, but one Oklahoma girl is proving you can do it all.