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Application opens March 1, 2024.

Program Information

The Technology Center Administrator Program provides opportunities to individuals in the CareerTech System to establish, continue or advance their technology center administrative careers and increase their knowledge of the CareerTech System.

Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of Oklahoma’s CareerTech System, including how technology centers help prepare Oklahomans to succeed in the workplace, in education and in life. Participants also network with administrators and other content experts from across the state, gain hands-on experiences in the different functions of the technology centers and visit technology centers around the state. All projects and agenda items incorporate a superintendent’s or a campus director’s point of view.

Cost:  $1,150 per participant

Requirements & Competencies

Applicants must:

  1. be employed by a technology center or the Oklahoma Department of CareerTech.
  2. have approval from your immediate supervisor.
  3. be able to attend all sessions.

Oklahoma Technology Center Administrator Competencies to be addressed:

  • Standard 1 - Shared Vision
  • Standard 2 - Culture & Quality Programs
  • Standard 3 - Management of Instruction
  • Standard 4 - Community Resources
  • Standard 5 - Integrity & Ethical Behaviors
  • Standard 6 - Advocacy

TechCAP XI Tentative Agenda

  • Session 1: September 4-5, 2024
    Topics: System History & Vision and Team Building
    Location: Southern Technology Center
  • Session 2: October 2-3, 2024
    Topics: Partnerships and Facility & Technology Management
    Location: Meridian Technology Center
  • Session 3: November 13-14, 2024
    Topics: Accreditation, Federal Programs, and Building Relationships
    Location: Pioneer Technology Center
  • Session 4: December 4-5, 2024
    Topics: Tech Center Finance and Strategic Planning
    Location: Central Technology Center
  • Session 5: January 8-9, 2025
    Topics: Continuous School Improvement and Workforce & Economic Development
    Location: Green Country Technology Center
  • Session 6: February 5-6, 2025
    Topics: Human Resources and Legal Issues
    Location: Pontotoc Technology Center & Skills Center
  • Session 7: March 5-6, 2025
    Topics: Media Relations, Crisis Management, and Legislative Policy
    Location: Mid-Del Technology Center & State Capital
  • Session 8: April 9-10, 2025
    Topics: Comprehensive School Programs, Leadership vs. Management and Program Wrap-Up
    Location: Red River Technology Center
  • Make-Up Session (if needed): May 7-8, 2025

*In addition, participants are asked to attend one State Board of CareerTech Education Meeting.

*Topics are not limited to those listed and may vary to take advantage of timely leadership opportunities.

TechCAP Application

Application opens March 1, 2024.


Misty Toms, Leadership and Professional Development Coordinator

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Last Modified on Apr 17, 2024