Comprehensive and supported pathways for adults

The Tulsa Talent Hub is a unique partnership among Tulsa Community College, Madison Strategies Group, the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Tulsa Technology Center, and the City of Tulsa.  Together, these lead agencies with dozens of additional stakeholders work to connect workforce training programs with credential and degree pathways while providing robust wrap-around supports.  Focused on industry of tomorrow, the partnership is known for strategic employer engagement to create pathways responsive to labor demand and to leverage employer-provided supports to ensure adults have the competencies required to meet future labor demand.

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Pete Selden
Vice President of Workforce Development, Tulsa Community College
Karen Pennington
Executive Director, Madison Strategies Group

Key Initiatives

Cyber Skills Partnership: Tulsa Community College & edX

Meeting the demand for highly skilled talent in cyber security and data science, Tulsa Community College partnered with edX to offer a 24-week accelerated training for adults in the Tulsa area.  The program is free to admitted students and includes no-cost wrap-around supports including childcare, transportation, and career-readiness supports.  The program is the first partnership between a community college and edX and is directly connected to Tulsa’s talent demand and racial equity agenda.

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Tulsa Innovation Labs

Through a diverse coalition of public and private partners, led by George Kaiser Family Foundation, Tulsa Innovation Labs is creating economic development programs that seek to make Tulsa the nation’s most inclusive tech community.  Through collaboration, TIL is creating a shared vision and developing talent programs in virtual health, energy technology, and advanced aerial mobility.

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Tulsa Innovation Labs
Tech Talent Collaborative
Madison Strategies Group
Workforce Training Provider
City of Tulsa
Public Sector Leadership
Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce
Tulsa Technology Center
Training Provider