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Rave Panic Safety App Release

Award-Winning Safety App

Tri County Tech Launches Rave App Bartlesville, Oklahoma – As part of its proactive approach to helping protect students, customers, faculty, and staff, Tri County Tech announced that they have deployed the Rave Panic Button mobile safety app to all … Continued

Partners in Progress 2023

Partners in Progress 2023

At last Tuesday’s annual Partners in Progress celebration, the Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education (OkACTE) and Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers (OATC) presented awards to some of Oklahoma CareerTech’s most valued industry partners. The 27 businesses were recognized … Continued

Brent Haken

Ninth CareerTech State Director Begins

Oklahoma CareerTech State Director Brent Haken began official duties today.   Haken was named to the position in November by the Oklahoma State Board of Career and Technology Education. He is the ninth director in ODCTE’s history.   “I am … Continued

Wes Jones Education Fund

The Wes Jones Education Fund

The Jones family has owned Westside Paint & Body for over 50 yrs here in Bartlesville, Ok. Wes began working at the shop with his father and grandfather before taking over and continuing to grow the business. He was well … Continued

Nowata Business Development Center Ribbon Cutting

Oklahoma’s Only Joint-Use CareerTech, Boys & Girls Club Facility Announces Ribbon Cutting

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 The Tri County Tech Nowata Business Development Center and the Boys & Girls Club of Nowata announced today an upcoming ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at the new joint-use facility in Nowata which will take place … Continued

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New CareerTech Program Connects Students, Employers

Mike Wilt | September 19, 2022 Debates continue to swirl around student loan debt forgiveness and the cost of college tuition and fees that caused the debt in the first place. Meanwhile, a new Oklahoma CareerTech program will better connect … Continued

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The Frank Albright Education Fund

The Frank Albright Education Fund for Automotive Service Education was established to honor the late Robert Frank Albright. Frank completed the Automotive Service Technology program at Tri County Tech in 1986. Frank was passionate about cars & motorcycles and was … Continued

CareerTech Oklahoma Summit OkACTE

Nearly 4,000 educators gather for professional development and motivation.

Thursday, August 04, 2022 During uncertain times, educators need to accept and embrace change, according to Mark Mayfield, a speaker at the 55th annual CareerTech conference in Tulsa. Mayfield’s presentation offered teachers tools to boost their innovation skills and help … Continued

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Tri County Tech Nationally Ranked #35 Best Workplace

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Name Tri County Tech One of the 2022 Best Small & Medium Workplaces ™, Ranking #35 Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Tri County Tech as one of the 2022 Best … Continued

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Tri County Tech Teacher Earns Statewide Accolade

August 3, 2022 – Bartlesville, OK Tri County Tech’s Shelly Stephens was named the Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education’s 2022 New Teacher of the Year during Monday’s annual CareerTech Summit at the Cox Business Convention Center. The award … Continued