From now through the year 2018, Oklahoma will have 541,000 job vacancies. Of those, 308,000 will require education beyond high school.
The Tulsa Regional Chamber is partnering with area higher education institutions and local employers to challenge Tulsans to get back in school. The Talent Dividend initiative is a goal to increase the number of certifications and degrees completed by one percentage point over the next five years.
Whether you finish for your community, your family or your own personal fulfillment, college completion has an impact greater than any one person. Education is an economic driver. For the Tulsa area, increasing college attainment by just one percentage point would have a $646 million economic impact.