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Greg Winters

Dr. Greg Z. Winters served as superintendent/CEO at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, Kiamichi Technology Centers and Canadian Valley Technology Center, where he was serving at the time of his retirement.

Winters is rooted in Oklahoma, and it is rooted in him. He was born and raised in Mangum. He received his B.S. degree in industrial education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, a master’s degree in public school administration at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and his doctorate in occupational and adult education from Oklahoma State University.

He retired with 44 years of service in education in August 2018. He is one of only two people to have served as superintendent at three different technology center districts. He also served as a teacher, coach, principal and assistant superintendent during his career in education.

He held the position of superintendent at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center for 18 years and served three years as superintendent at Kiamichi Technology Centers in southeastern Oklahoma. In July 2008, he was named superintendent at Canadian Valley Technology Center, which has campuses in El Reno, Chickasha and Yukon. He served the district until his retirement in August 2018.

Winters has served on numerous boards and commissions. He served as chairman of the Integris Canadian Valley Hospital Board of Trustees and has served for 18 years on the Oklahoma Teacher’s Retirement Board of Trustees. He has also served on the Canadian County United Way Board of Directors and has been a member of the National Technical Honor Society board of directors for the past 34 years. He served as the national president of NTHS twice during his tenure on the board.

He married his high school sweetheart, MeMe. They live in Piedmont, northwest of Oklahoma City. They have three grown children, J.J. and his wife, Jamie; Dianna and her husband, P.R.; and Garrett and his wife, Kristin. They have six granddaughters, Teagan, Kinley, Caroline, Charlotte, Christina and Addison, and a grandson, Colt.

Winters has served alongside hundreds of dedicated faculty and staff during his 44-year career and shared the credit of the numerous awards that he has received. He was named the OASA District 20 Superintendent of the Year in 2013-14 and again in 2015-16 and received the Dr. Francis Tuttle Career Excellence Award in 2014. His final award is his selection by the Oklahoma Career Tech Foundation for induction into the Oklahoma Career Tech Hall of Fame in October 2021.

Since his retirement, he and his wife have enjoyed traveling the world and spending time with their family.

Dr. Greg Winters was inducted into the CareerTech Hall of Fame in 2022.

Last Modified on Jan 24, 2024
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