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March 10, 2013

Register for the Annual Workforce Oklahoma Partners Conference May 7-9

More than 400 workforce partners from across Oklahoma will come together for this three day conference to learn, share best practices and network. The conference will begin with opening remarks delivered by Gov. Mary Fallin followed by a panel of state system partner directors.

The conference will be held May 7-9 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Click here for a full agenda and to register.

Next Council Meeting to Further Address Dashboard; Wealth Creation

The next Governor’s Council meeting will focus on “what is wealth creation” and a further discussion on the “system dashboard” approved at the last meeting.  

The next meeting will be held April 4 on the campus of OSU-Oklahoma City at 9am. We hope to see you there!

Tulsa Seeks Input for Workforce Analysis Project

The Tulsa World reports business leaders, educators and elected officials recently gathered to kick off a 24-week regional initiative to gauge the state of the Tulsa area's workforce and draft a plan for its development. Read More

Tulsa Receives $250,000 Grant for Workforce Development reports Tulsa has received $250,000 in donations to help expand job training and placement. The donation from the Common Bond Foundation will go to the Transportation Connections WorkAdvance (TCW) program. Read More

L-3 Hiring 60 in Broken Arrow

The Tulsa World reports L3 Communications was recently joined by Gov. Mary Fallin to announce the aerospace company is bringing 60 new jobs to the state. Read More

Upcoming Events

• Governor’s Council, 9am: April 4 at OSU-OKC

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