Training and Workforce Development
Workforce Edge: Superior baseline skills and no-cost custom training.
Mayes County was the first in the nation to earn the designation of Certified Work Ready Community, verifying the capabilities of a significant portion of the area’s workforce. Draw your team from the best, then custom-train them at no cost. Advantage MidAmerica!
Working closely with state and local workforce development organizations, Mayes County become an early community adopter of the WorkKeys assessment tools, administered in collaboration with OSU Institute of Technology, Workforce Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation and Northeast Technology Centers. With the assurance of a skilled labor base, your operation can move ahead quickly with flexible and convenient training options provided FREE, including:
- Customized Industrial Training: Hit the ground running with the top-ranked Training for Industry Program (TIP), encompassing job-specific technical training, employee assessment, organization design, strategic planning and more. Customized to your needs and provided on-site at MidAmerica through Northeast Technology, TIP is available FREE through the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.
- Employee Screening and Referral: Local and statewide labor searches, screening and referral of qualified job applicants, are all provided FREE through the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
- Job Training Partnership Act: 50% of on-the-job training costs and 100% of the classroom training are provided for qualified low-income individuals.
- Advanced Technical Training: Offered through Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at MidAmerica Park (OSUIT / MAIP), training programs include manufacturing technologies, electrical and electronic technologies and engineering graphics / design drafting.
Southern Business & Development Magazine selected MidAmerica as one of the Top 10 Sites in the South that Can Accommodate Any Project.
Area Leaders Recognized for Workforce Development Efforts
Recently, three area leaders were recognized for their efforts and commitment to northeast Oklahoma through workforce development initiatives. Barbara Hawkins of the Pryor Area Chamber of Commerce, David…
MidAmerica Industrial Park provides $1.4 billion economic impact annually
MidAmerica Industrial Park provides a $1.4 billion economic impact annually according to a report compiled by the Tulsa Regional Chamber. Officials at MidAmerica recently completed the 2016 impact study…
MidAmerica Industrial Park announces $1.2 million STEM investment in area school districts
PRYOR — MidAmerica Industrial Park on Monday announced a $1.2 million investment in STEM labs — science, technology, engineering and math — and career centers in all five Mayes…