Monthly Archives: March 2020
How did you learn the skills you have now?
Are the skills you know still relevant today? Will they remain relevant in the future?
In this episode, CareerTech Horizon examines the growing partnerships between industry and education. They dive into what businesses are doing to keep instructors on the same page, and how these instructors use that knowledge to cultivate the workforce they’ll be hiring from.
- American Airlines donates one of its passenger jets to CareerTech, so students in their aviation programs can work hands-on with real aircraft.
- A summer camp for teachers brings educators behind the scenes at businesses their students may one day work for.
- “Futuring Panels” facilitate conversation on where the industry is heading, and how educators can keep up.
You can also visit their website, cthorizon.org for show notes, discussion, and bonus content, “Beyond Your Horizon.”
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.
“Tri County’s presence in Nowata will help spur economic development for existing and future businesses by providing a state-of-the-art training facility. Partnering with the Boys & Girls Club will provide young people with a unique opportunity for a life-changing learning experience. We are excited about this initiative and look forward to watching Nowata thrive.”
Lindel Fields | Tri County Tech Superintendent & CEO
Oklahoma Educator and Industry Partnerships (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.