Grow Your Talent

Building a better community through post-secondary education doesn’t just mean a higher quality of life for area residents, it means a better business environment. Increasing the completion rate of post-secondary degrees and credentials helps to build a talent pipeline to meet the workforce needs of area employers.

Studies have shown that employers who actively encourage and aid employees in finishing their education have better retention, recruitment, productivity, employee performance and promotability. Click here to read more on the value of education assistance.

Below are resources dedicated to helping area employers grow their talent.

Post the 2013 Finish For Greater Tulsa Flyer in your break rooms and employee gathering areas to encourage your employees to restart their education.

Education Fairs

Bring educational opportunities directly to your employees with an education fair. The Tulsa Higher Education Consortium will host an education fair on site for area employers.

Education Assistance

Questions about how to start an education assistance program?
Download a sample Education Assistance Template. This form outlines many of common guidelines employers use in a tuition reimbursement policy.

Adult Learner Resources

Tulsa City County Library
Adult Learning Guide
Higher Ed for Adults

Student Aid
Federal Student Aid Web
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FAFSA 4Caster
Guide to Federal Student Aid for Adult Students
Federal Student Aid Information Center: 1-800-433-3243