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Grant Partnerships Assist Chamberlain Gateway to Technology Program

Fairview Chamberlain Middle School (FCMS) will implement Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Gateway to Technology (GTT) program for the 2016 – 2017 school year. Northwest Technology Center and Chamberlain Middle School formed a Partnership Team in January 2016, to pursue Perkins Reserve Supplemental Grant Funding through the Oklahoma Department of Career Tech, for implementation of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program for sixth, seventh and eighth graders at FCMS. Read More…

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Industry Credentials

Industry certifications, credentials, and licensures are essential to the success of students in every workforce area. NWTC has established a goal that all career major students will earn at least one industry certification that has been aligned to the student’s career major. Certifications include, but are not limited to: ASE, Department of Labor Welding, Health certifications and licensures, ProStart.

WorkKeys Credentials

The ACT WorkKeys Assessment is administered to all full time students attending NWTC.  Results from WorkKeys scores are utilized to assess student performance, strengths, and validate student skills relating to industry standards.  NWTC utilizes the skill standards for Reading for Information, Locating Information and Applied Mathematics to measure and provide a baseline of data reflecting career readiness in core skills deemed critical for job success.

Students Compete at CTSO Nationals!

Several students had the opportunity this year to represent NWTC at National Leadership Conferences competing in various divisions within their CareerTech Student Organizations.

Riley Beeler, NWTC Alva, Health Careers student represented NWTC in Nashville  competing in the HOSA National competition! Advisor, Brooke Meyer.

Ashley Tucker, NWTC Fairview, Business and Computer student represented NWTC at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Boston! She competed in the Secondary Advanced Interview Skills event. Advisor, Sharee’ Madsen. Follow the Business and Computers class on Facebook.

Breaking Traditions in the Auto Program

Mellissa Twyman, NWTC Fairview Automotive student, was recently recognized and received the Breaking Traditions Award at the State SkillsUSA conference. The Breaking Traditions Award recognizes students that are non-traditional in their career field choice. Instructor Bobby Watson. Follow NWTC Automotive Program on Facebook.

Construction Technology Students Excel

Congrats to Kory Schnoebelen, Chris Castillo and Dalton Terry, Construction Technology Students! They are all employed in the Electrical Trades as apprentices in Northwest Oklahoma. Once a student achieves the apprentice level, they must work under a licensed electrician for a period of years before they can sit for the journeyman license.

Congrats to STATE CHAMPION, Kory Schnoebelen! Kory won the SkillsUSA Electrical Construction Wiring event, post-secondary division and represented Oklahoma and Northwest Technology Center at the National Contest this summer.

Dalton Terry placed third in the SkillsUSA Electrical Construction Wiring event, post secondary division at the State SkillsUSA competition!