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Director's Memo 2020-03-02

Monday, March 02, 2020

Thank you for helping us celebrate National Career and Technical Month

If you missed any of the featured posts check out our social media on Twitter at @okcareertech, Facebook at OKCareerTech and Instagram at oklahomacareertech  or listen to our podcast at

CareerTech student organizations visit Capitol

CareerTech student organization officers gather for a photo in a hallway at the Oklahoma Capitol.

Oklahoma CareerTech student organization officers recently visited the state Capitol during CTSO Day at the Capitol to thank legislators for their investment in CareerTech and to tell about the importance that CareerTech plays in their career goals.

Oklahoma Educator and Industry Partnerships start in May

OEIP is the ultimate educator/industry connection. Its mission is to create a pipeline for partnerships among teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, students, policymakers and the economic development community.

Tri County Tech partners with Boys & Girls Club of Nowata for success

The Boys & Girls Club of Nowata and Tri County Tech have announced a partnership to construct a joint-use facility in Nowata aimed at inspiring children and adults to achieve their full potential by providing quality youth development services and life changing learning experiences.

The state-of-the-art facility, approximately 22,500 square feet in size, will be constructed at the site of the existing Boys & Girls Club. This facility will include dedicated spaces for both Tri County and the Boys & Girls Club of Nowata, along with shared spaces such as classrooms, a commercial kitchen and community meeting rooms. 

Oklahoma CareerTech providing workforce for automotive industry

Oklahoma CareerTech’s partnership with Fowler Automotive was recently highlighted in an ADAPT podcast.

You count, so make sure you’re counted

Census Day is coming up on April 1, and your community -- and all of Oklahoma -- will lose out if you’re not counted.

The census determines how much federal money Oklahoma and its communities will receive for services like health care, parks, roads, education and more. Oklahoma communities stand to gain an estimated $1,675 per person per year for the next 10 years.

Your community and your state need you, so take the time to fill out your census form when it arrives. It takes less than 15 minutes to fill out and is legally private. The Census Bureau is forbidden by law from sharing your answers with anyone. And for the first time, you’ll be able to fill it out online if you choose.

CareerTech events

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo, March 5

Teacher Institute 2019-2020, March 9

BPA State Leadership Conference, March 10

For Counselors Only Conference, March 10

International Technology Engineering Education Association, March 11

Useful links

Follow us on Twitter at @okcareertech and find us on Facebook at OKCareerTech and on Instagram at oklahomacareertech and read our blog, Oklahoma CareerTech Delivers. Find our podcast at

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