Workforce Readiness

Scope Description:

Examine the readiness of Oklahoma’s current and future workforce to meet projected critical jobs.

Evaluation Objectives:

This evaluation will be guided by three key objectives within the scope set forth by the Legislative Oversight Committee: 

  1. Identify State funding toward workforce programs, the level of coordination between the agencies overseeing programs, other public entities engaged in workforce development, and the role of the newly created Workforce Commission.
  2. Assess future critical jobs, related qualifications, and how the State uses job projections to address workforce needs.
  3. Examine the role of education in aligning and preparing graduates to meet workforce needs, including the resources and training provided to those advising students.
  4. Identify strategies for the State to improve career readiness.

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