Education & Workforce

An educated workforce leads to better business recruitment and expansion and is key for Greater Oklahoma City’s bright future. A strong education system plays a large role in our city’s ability to recruit new residents. Strong public schools provide quality educations for our children, as well as prepare a qualified workforce for our city’s future.

Through legislative efforts and projects such as MAPS for Kids, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is working to ensure our schools produce talented graduates who build their careers in Oklahoma.

Education Reform at the State Capitol
Each year the Chamber outlines a number of legislative priorities for the annual session. Education is always a top priority, with key issues including:

  • Fundamental Education Reform
  • Support for Early Childhood and Pre-K
  • Increased Curriculum Standards & Graduation Requirements
  • Charter Schools


Internship Resources
Learn how the Chamber’s resources for internships are designed to encourage graduates to choose Oklahoma City as their place to live, work and play.

For more information about our education initiatives, please contact Drew Dugan at (405) 297-8940 or

For more information on the Talent Initiative, contact Lee Copeland at (405) 297-8803 or