Generation USA, an organization built to help close the skills gap present across the United States, is considering launching a program in Oklahoma City focused on information technology, customer service and back-office career training, hiring and long-term mentorship.
We take a look at some of the biggest issues and expectations for the upcoming session in this Q&A with the Chamber's Government Relations and Policy SVP.
Participants will leave the program with skills for web development employment.
Northern Oklahoma College partners with Enel Green Power for new wind technician program and scholarship
Northern Oklahoma College is partnering with Enel Green Power, Oklahoma’s second-largest wind operator, to establish a new wind turbine technician program, helping to meet the workforce needs of a growing industry in the state. To support students in the program and honor the memory of a colleague, Enel has also established a scholarship to enable students to pursue a wind energy career.
Recruiting skilled workers is high priority for businesses. Metro Tech offers a solution for businesses to recruit, train and retain highly-skilled workers through a new apprenticeship program launched this month.
Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma announced that their fourth annual STEAM festival for kids will provide online sessions and hands-on activities for kids Nov. 8-13. The workshops, geared for kids ages preschool to middle school, will be open to all families who want to learn about topics ranging from art to engineering.
Winter weather impacts the date of Elevate 2020.