The four images below are the result of brainstorming during a breakout session I attended today at the Oklahoma Governor’s Council for Workforce & Economic Development meeting at OSU-OKC. Among other things, participants discussed the need to connect industry certifications and K12 education, the importance of educating students about different workforce sector/track employment options, and the need to educate EMPLOYERS about workforce resources available in the state like WorkKeys and the Oklahoma Career Readiness Certificate as well as the Oklahoma Career Planner. For more background, links and info from today’s meeting, see my earlier post, “Educational Pipeline Challenges in Oklahoma” and tweets with the Twitter hashtag #workforceok.
Lots of good ideas shared today, let’s hope they lead to some ACTION soon which will make a positive difference for Oklahoma students as well as industry employers!
If you enjoyed this post and found it useful, consider subscribing to Wes' free, weekly newsletter. Generally Wes shares a new edition on Monday mornings, and it includes a TIP, a TOOL, a TEXT (article to read) and a TUTORIAL video. You can also check out past editions of Wes' newsletter online free!
Did you know Wes has published several eBooks and "eBook singles?" 1 of them is available free! Check them out! Also visit Wes' subscription-based tutorial VIDEO library supporting technology integrating teachers worldwide!MORE WAYS TO LEARN WITH WES: Do you use a smartphone or tablet? Subscribe to Wes' free magazine "iReading" on Flipboard! Follow Dr. Wesley Fryer on Twitter (@wfryer), Facebook and Google+. Also "like" Wes' Facebook page for "Speed of Creativity Learning". Don't miss Wesley's latest technology integration project, "Show With Media: What Do You Want to CREATE Today?"
On this day..
- Educational Pipeline Challenges in Oklahoma #workforceok - 2011
- Resources from today's #icil2010 presentations - 2010
- Ready for the tablet glut? Meet the 2 x 14" Kno - 2010
- Stop Motion Animation ideas from Charlie Mahoney - 2010
- Digital Storytelling on a Shoestring - 2009
- Tammy Worcester Keynote at OKCPS TechDay09 - 2009
- Our musical performer tonight is George Bush - 2007
- $100 laptop prototype demo - 2006