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March 14, 2013

Gov. Fallin to Attend April 5 Meeting


Make plans now to attend the Governor’s Council’s next meeting on Friday, April 5 at OSU-Oklahoma City. Gov. Mary Fallin will speak to the Council..

There will also be an update on including the launch of a new feature for Oklahoma’s employers.

Duncan High School pilots Career Pathways Program

The Duncan Banner reports Duncan Public Schools is taking the helm of the Career Pathways program. Duncan is the first school district in Oklahoma to institute such a program. The program will train students to prepare for their chosen career paths.

The Governor’s Council supports Career Pathways and the program in Duncan. Read More

Well-educated Workforce Key for Oklahoma Bioscience Companies

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — or STEM — are the jobs of today and tomorrow for our country and for Oklahoma.

To flourish, our state's bioscience companies need access to an educated, skilled workforce as much as they need access to capital. Read More

Governor's ACE Awards Given to 188 School Districts

Governor Mary Fallin, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi, Former Governor Brad Henry and State Legislators recently honored 188 school districts with the Governor’s ACE Award.

The Governor’s Ace Award was given to school districts in which 100 percent of the seniors of the Class of 2012 met all graduation requirements, including Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE). Read More

Upcoming Events

•    Governor’s Council, 9am: April 5 at OSU-OKC.

•    Governor’s Youth Council, 11:30am: April 5 at OSU-OKC.

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