Growing Talent for Tomorrow Webinar

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Workforce Tulsa presents Growing Talent for Tomorrow Webinar

Workforce Tulsa’s inaugural “Growing Talent for Tomorrow” brings together State officials, non-profits, and employers to explore real-world examples of building workforce strategies around youth, training that includes work experience, and hearing about employer best practices. This event will prepare employers to implement resources and programs to find and grow talent.

Date: Sept. 23, 2020 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon  

Where: Online webinar

Our plan has the Lt. Governor and Secretary of Commerce delivering prerecorded remarks.  The three sessions will be live utilizing a chat feature to ask questions.

Fee: $20 per registration. Click on green registration button at top right.


8:30 a.m. -Northeastern State University President Steve Turner

8:40 a.m. -Comments from Secretary of Commerce Kouplen, quick acknowledgments and outline of the day

9:00 a.m. - First Session - Youth Partnering (WEX, Schools, ICAP, Mayor's Summer Job Program)

9:45 a.m. -  Second Session - Workbase Learning (Apprenticeships, Incumbent Worker Training, Non-Traditional Training)

10:30 a.m. - Third Session - Employer Best Practices (what area employers are finding works for their company in terms of workforce development)

11:15 a.m. -  Acknowledgements from Ken Busby who introduces Lt. Goverernor Matt Pinnell for remarks.

 12:00 noon - Thank you and Adjourn

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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CEUs: .5 CEUs  certificate of participation through NSU Continuing Education and  endorsed by Workforce Tulsa.

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President Turner Welcomes Workforce Tulsa

President Steve Turner

Key note speakers:

Matt Pinnell

Lieutenant Governor

Matt Pinnell

Sean Kouplen

Secretary of Commerce and Workplace Development

Sean Kouplen

Panel Speakers


    Carlisha Williams - ED, Impact Tulsa - Moderator
    Chelsea Hunt - ED, Work-based Learning & Employer Engagement, OSDE
    Kristi Gonzalez- Human Resources Business Partner, Spirit AeroSystems
    Larry Daughtery- Youth Summer Program Lead, Cherokee Nation


    Rose Washington - CEO, TEDC Moderator
    Delaney Rea - Driver Services Manager, Melton Truck Lines
    Megan Scott - Apprenticeship State Expansion Project Manager
    Christopher Williams - Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist, AEP-PSO


    Kelly Beyer, Market Manager, Manpower Group Moderator
    Amber Hatten - Director of Human Resources, Webco
    Sabrina Ware - Director, Goodwill Industries
    Celia Armstrong, Sr VP of Human Resources and Learning, TTCU Federal Credit Union
    Stephanie Cameron, Community Relations Administrator, AAON