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Director's Memo 2022-12-5

Monday, December 05, 2022

CareerTech grad shares story of success

Porsha Lippincott’s life changed when a counselor helped her find housing and a CareerTech aerospace program she resonated with. Today, she's an accomplished quality assurance specialist at Tinker Air Force Base.

Oklahoma CareerTech caught up with her to hear the next chapter of her story.

Watch the video on Oklahoma CareerTech’s YouTube channel.


CareerTech Educator Conference planned

CareerTech educators from across the state will gather at Metro Technology Centers Springlake Campus in January for the 2023 CareerTech Educator Conference.

The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 12. Registration is $35.

Kent Julian, who speaks across the country about employee engagement, leadership and the multigenerational workforce, will be the keynote speaker. Breakout session topics will include classroom management, best practices for CTSO advisers, understanding feedback, time management and a growth mindset.



CareerTech employee honored as Leader Under 40

Kylie Moulton, a communications and marketing coordinator at Oklahoma CareerTech, was named a Young Professionals of Stillwater Leader Under 40 recently.

Leaders Under 40 celebrates the accomplishments of those who are making a difference in Stillwater. Nominees are scored on professional and philanthropic involvement in the community.

Moulton serves as chairperson of the board of Payne County Youth Services and is on the marketing committee for Resilient Payne County. She is also a Stillwater Chamber of Commerce ambassador, a Young Professionals of Stillwater board member and a member of the Oklahoma School Public Relations Association and the National School Public Relations Association.


Students hear from industry representatives

More than 200 CareerTech computer-aided design and drafting students gathered for the Oklahoma CAD Summit to hear from industry professionals.

The event was Friday at Tulsa Technology Center’s Broken Arrow campus. It included an industry expo and industry presentations on 3ds Max, surveying with drones, CAD user groups and laser scanning. More than 30 industry professionals took time to visit with students about available jobs and how the students’ CAD skills will help them professionally.

Students also participated in a networking event and a design challenge.

Watch a video from the event on YouTube.


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Last Modified on Dec 05, 2022
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