Tuesday, August 18, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced four additional Key Economic Network regional meetings with business leaders, education professionals and others to support the “Oklahoma Works” education and workforce initiative. Each of the nine events, held at locations across the state during the next several weeks, will be co-hosted by the State Chamber of Oklahoma.
The additional meetings will be in Altus, Shawnee, Woodward and Choteau. Earlier announced meetings are set in Oklahoma City, Lawton, Tahlequah, Ada and Tulsa.
Oklahoma Works is a prosperity-boosting initiative that seeks to increase educational attainment and match skilled workers with rewarding careers. By building local partnerships between state agencies, educational institutions, the business community and other stakeholders, Oklahoma Works aims to ensure students and adults find rewarding, lucrative careers and businesses have access to the highly educated and skilled workforce they need to succeed in today’s modern economy.
The dates and locations of the meetings are below. At each event, check-in and registration begins at 2:30 p.m.; the program begins at 3 p.m.; and a reception will follow at 4:30 p.m.:
• Aug. 25 - Central Key Economic Network
Oklahoma State University – OKC
• Aug. 27 - South Central Key Economic Network
Lawton Fort Sill Convention Center
• Sept. 1 - Eastern Key Economic Network
Northeastern State University
• Sept. 15 - Southwest Key Economic Network
Museum of the Western Prairie
• Sept. 17 - Southern Key Economic Network
East Central University
• Sept. 29 - Tulsa Area Key Economic Network
Tulsa Community College
• Oct. 26 - East Central Key Economic Network
Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center
• Oct. 27 - Northwest Key Economic Network
Woodward Conference Center
• Oct. 30 - Northeast Key Economic Network
MidAmerica Expo Center
Education and business professionals who are interested in registering for this event should email the State Chamber of Oklahoma at email@example.com.