WELCOME!. …to the Oklahoma WorkKeys and KeyTrain Users Meeting February 10 and 11, 2010 Oklahoma City and Tulsa. MME DeLEG Holistic Approach. PSAE. Credit Recovery. Chamber Program Alternative HS. High School Grants Libraries Work Ready Communities. Work Ready Communities +.
Oklahoma WorkKeys and KeyTrain Users Meeting
February 10 and 11, 2010
Oklahoma City and Tulsa
High School Grants
Work Ready Communities
Race to the Top
Healthcare Worker Shortages
Drop Out Rates
Employers in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors interviewed for this study stressed that that workers applying for green jobs first need the basic skills and traditional competencies…
To meet the needs of the future
workforce, we need to create
National Career Readiness Certificate Skills Pay
Higher Skills = Higher Pay
Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, ACT data
“At a time when millions of Americans face unemployment, manufacturing jobs with excellent salaries — and across all skill levels and sectors — are unfilled because of the lack of qualified applicants. These tough economic times call for clear pathways to skills in demand to help new and transitioning workers prepare for good manufacturing jobs.”
John Engler, President
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
Steelscape was presented with The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award:
for their hiring practices.
WorkKeys and KeyTrain –
the foundation of this
“top ten” best practice!
Upgrading skills to meet
demands for high tech
“KeyTrain provides a vehicle for progression in a self-study program and allows employees to advance through to higher paying jobs at their own speed.”
Walt Tillman, Operations Training Team Leader
“The employees we select using WorkKeys are superstars, and we're very satisfied with their performance and interpersonal skills" Kim Cheatley, Human Resources Manager.
GHSGT English/Language Arts
In the Tulsa metropolitan area, an estimated 4,200 students dropped out from the Class of 2008.
Likely outcomes of reducing the number of dropouts by 50%:
We’ve Been Listening
Combines and tracksself-paced and instructor-led lessons together
Includes automated course calendaring
Combines all WorkKeys skills, comprehensive soft skills and life-literacy skills in one self-contained system
Provides self-paced lessons AND classroom documents for instructor-led options
The Next Level in Career Readiness PreparationKeyTrain +
Soft Skills +
Financial Literacy +
Career Exploration +
Resume Writing +
Interest Surveys +
Job Searches +
Automated Course Calendars +
Documents for Instructor-led Options +
Tracking for ALL Data… and much more!