Education Action Group

Education Action Group – This group assembles when specific actions need to be taken to assist our education partners with workforce development.   Patty Neuwirth chairs this group that has successfully

*Initiated legislation to provide students with elective credits for working in businesses

*Raised funds to maintain the National Math & Science Initiative (NMSI) program

*Held summits to identify solutions to workforce issues

*Established working subcommittees to implement soft-skills training in schools

*Created “Lawton Loves Educator” discount programs with merchants

*Formed the Partners in Education program to give individuals, businesses and organizations a means to provide support to local schools

*Hosted community welcome events for Teach For America teachers

*Annually provide input on Chamber Legislative Agendas

*Organized community input sessions for bond issue considerations