Twyler Earl, MHRD/OD, native of Baton Rouge, LA, but currently resides in Oklahoma City, OK. With over 20 years of experience in social services, K-16 enrichment, recruiting, and educational equity, Twyler remains passionate about strength-based development, healthy habits, and empowerment of women. Currently serving as a Director at Rose State College, Twyler is constantly seeking creative ways to foster a dynamic learning environment, build solid supportive networks, and promote lifelong learning. Locally, Twyler serves on various committees focused on research and analysis centered on institutional biases and barriers to quality maternal and child health within the black community. On a national level, she serves as an executive committee member for CTEEC and NAPE. She is also a part of the Administrative Division at ACTE - Association of Career and Technical Education. She is an alumni of Missouri State, Oklahoma State, Wichita State and Friends University.
Julie Lamb, M.Ed., LPC, is director of the GOALS Program at Redlands Community College in El Reno, OK. Goals provides education, training, academic counseling, supportive services, and job readiness and placement services for low-income students. Julie has supported the advancement of educational equity through her involvement in CTEEC for over 15 years and is a passionate advocate for the success of disadvantaged students.
Leslie Brown is the Director of the POWER Program at Western Oklahoma State College and Southwest Technology Center in Altus, Oklahoma. Leslie has worked with career training advisement, job readiness and job placement for over 12 years. During many of those years she has served in various roles for OkCTEEC and CTEEC. She is a past president of OkCTEEC and the chairman of Making it Work Day/Breaking Traditions Awards. In addition to Treasurer, she is also on the Public Relations/Marketing Committee for CTEEC. She is a graduate of Western Oklahoma State College and Wayland Baptist University.
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Jeanette Thomas serves as Equity and Perkins education consultant for the Iowa Department of Education, in the Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation. She has over 20 years of experience at the community college level and in the area of STEM education. Jeanette provides leadership and technical assistance to promote equity for educational programming and access. She conducts equity and school improvement visits, and monitors Perkins grants and programming. In addition, she consults regularly with educators, administrators, and the community to promote access for under-represented students in nontraditional career programs.
She has served on the Learner Readiness workgroup for the state of Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council and is the past president for the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity and current member of the NAPE Executive. In addition, Jeanette is Past President of the Career and Technical Education Equity Council (CTEEC) and represents CTEEC on the Association for Career and Technical Education Policy Committee. She also participated as a team member in the development of the state of Iowa plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Jeanette hold a Bachelor of Applied Management Technology degree and a Masters of Organizational Leadership from St. Ambrose University.
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