Microsoft donation benefits Oklahoma Career Tech students.Thanks to a major software donation from Microsoft Corporation (company) Microsoft Corporation - The biggest supplier of operating systems and other software for IBM PC compatibles. Software products include MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Windows NT, Microsoft Access, LAN Manager, MS Client, SQL Server, Open Data Base Connectivity (ODBC), MS Mail, and a commitment by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Originally known as the Oklahoma Department of Vocational and Technical Education, it oversees a statewide system of career and technology education. , students in the state's schools who are interested in a career in software development will have the opportunity to learn using the same professional tools used by Microsoft (Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, www.microsoft.com) The most successful and influential software company. Microsoft's software and Intel's hardware pioneered the PC and revolutionized the computer industry. developers. And there will be no cost to the students for the software, which usually costs $400.
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3. Linnie Berkenbile, state program specialist for the CareerTech Business and Information Technology Education (BITE) programs, "Microsoft wants to get people involved and trained in the software, so they will use it. Part of the agreement was for us, as the coordinating agency, to get the word out to instructors across the state and provide the space for the training to take place."
To help get students registered for the software and training, the Oklahoma Oklahoma (ōkləhō`mə), state in SW United States. It is bordered by Missouri and Arkansas (E); Texas, partially across the Red R. (S, W); New Mexico, across the narrow edge of the Oklahoma Panhandle (W); and Colorado and Kansas (N). CareerTech agency has sent letters to all teachers and administrators at technology high schools informing them of the opportunity. Interested teachers could also attend a day of training provided by Microsoft trainers that was held in June at the state CareerTech agency in Stillwater.
For more information about the Oklahoma CareerTech agency, visit www.okcareertech.org. For more information about Microsoft, visit www.microsoft.com.