OKCIS * Oklahoma Career Information System

Higher Ed Forum Presentation
January 9, 2014
Rana McVay
Tulsa Public Schools – Transition Specialist
[email protected]
(918) 746-6189
What is OKCIS
 The Oklahoma Career Information System (OKCIS) is an Internet-based
delivery system for accurate, comprehensive, current, and relevant
occupational, post-secondary school and financial aid information. OKCIS
contains the latest national, Oklahoma and local labor market data and
 OKCIS also includes information on:
 Job interview preparation
 Resume and cover letter creation
 How to keep a job
 Self-employment
 Military occupations
 Practice Tests: ACT, SAT, PSAT, ASVAB, GED, ACT WorkKeys (Applied
Math and Reading Information)
 There is an extra costs to have access to these tests
 Employment Opportunities
Who Can Access OKCIS
 All TPS students have a school specific username and
After logging onto the program students are required
to create an individual portfolio.
Portfolios can transfer to any TPS school.
Students have access to their portfolio as long as they
remember their log-in information and as long as the
program continues to be renewed.
Anyone can browse the OKCIS Website without a
username and password
Who Provides/Pays for OKCIS
 OKCIS is provided through the State Department of
Career & Technology Education
 The TPS College & Career Readiness Office pays the
license for each secondary school along with the Test
Prep packages.
What Does OKCIS Look Like
 TPS is in discussion on connecting OKCIS with our
student accounting system – PowerSchool
 2014-15 TPS will be implementing technology on a 3/1
basis (3 students to 1 computer). The district will be
1/1 within the next 3 years
 Device may be an iPad, laptop, chrome book, etc.
 TPS is currently the clearinghouse for college & career
 We’re asking universities/colleges/tech centers to
coordinate events through our office.

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