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**Please note the agenda is a tentative.**

OkACTE Legislative Seminar

January 26, 2023

8:30 am - 4:00pm

Metro Technology Center- Springlake Campus

Cost: $40, lunch included in registration cost


Join us for the 2023 Legislative Seminar. This event will provide:

  • Participants will receive basic information regarding the legislative process, as it relates to Oklahoma CareerTech

  • Advocacy how-to sessions to help you continue to strengthen support for CareerTech

  • Breakout sessions for "hot topics" as we prepare for the 2023 Legislative Session 


8:45 am | History of CareerTech

Dr. Tom Friedemann

10:00 am | Overview of CareerTech System

Dr. Doug Major- Superintendent, Meridian Technology Ctr.

11:00 am| 2023 Legislative Agenda & Appropriations Request

Skye McNiel, Brent Haken and Dr. Lee Denney

11:30 am | Lobbying 101

Skye McNiel & Megan Benn 

12:00 pm| Lunch

1:30 pm | Breakout Sessions

  • Understanding the Purpose of the OkACTE PAC

  • How to Prepare for Your Day at the Capitol

  • How A Bill Becomes a Law

  • Understanding the Responsibilities of State Elected Officials

  • Understanding the Responsibilities of City & County Elected Officials

  • Understanding Tiff's, Ad Valorem, and more

3:00 pm | Your Charge for the 2023 Legislative Session

Skye McNiel, OKACTE Executive Director

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