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Back to Basics: Practical Mental Health Information

By Blair L | May 16, 2022

From Mental Health America Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are talking about mental health. An increasing number of folks are starting to see it for what it is: one important component of your overall health and well-being, just like your physical health. But mental health conditions, resources, and conversations can…

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Mental Health: Self-Care

By Blair L | Mar 21, 2022

What do you think about?  It’s more common for individuals to think of their physical health before they ponder their mental health.  In fact, the two go hand-in-hand.  If our mental health is unhealthy, then our physical health begins to lack its vitality.  If we have challenges with our physical health, then our mental health…

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English Instructor – Emphasis on ESL/ELL

By Blair L | Feb 24, 2022

POSITION SUMMARY:   Provide instruction, guidance and direction for English Language Learners (ELL) learners.  Must be able to integrate technology and creativity into the lessons and infuse hands-on activities that give academic information relevance and greater understanding.  Desired personality/character traits include strong teaching background, energetic, engaging, visionary, self-motivated, and culturally sensitive to provide instruction to a…

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Teaching Assistant

By Blair L | Feb 24, 2022

POSITION: The teacher assistant provides English language academic support under the guidance of the Lead Instructor. Teaching assistants will reinforce course lessons by tutoring individual students or small groups. Other required duties include creating lesson plans, documenting student progress, overseeing lesson preparations and assisting the ESL Coordinator with student orientations and when needed for general assistance.…

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Master Musketeers

By Blair L | Aug 9, 2021

by Gerry Bonds It’s a gray, nondescript building at 30th and Walnut, near the state capitol, but there’s magic going on inside. And lately, that magic is spreading outside too.  It’s the home of OIC, which stands for Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County, Inc., but everybody calls it OIC.   The magic happening INSIDE is all sorts…

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Online Adult Instructor (GED/HSE)

By Blair L | Mar 11, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:   Team teaches reading, spelling, writing and mathematics to adult learners at varied academic levels. Must be able to integrate the use of technology into the lessons, as well as utilize a wide range of curriculum resources. Position is in person and virtual (blended learning environment). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designs and adapts the course…

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Adult Instructor (GED/HSE)

By Blair L | Mar 11, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:   Team teaches reading, spelling, writing and mathematics to adult learners at varied academic levels. Must be able to integrate the use of technology into the lessons, as well as utilize a wide range of curriculum resources. Position is in person and virtual (blended learning environment). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designs and adapts the course…

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Couch Potato – Who? Me?

By Blair L | Feb 18, 2021

What are you doing now?  Right now?  Most of us are stuck at home while the snow is still falling, trying to stay warm.  We won’t even mention how bored our kids are.  It’s easy to not be active when we are housebound because of our insane Oklahoma weather.  That is not good for our…

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OIC BUSINESS ACADEMY LAUNCHES JAN 18th

By Blair L | Jan 13, 2021

Oklahoma City, OK – Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County, Inc. (OIC) prepares for the launch of the OIC Business Academy (OIC-BA), funded by the OKC Black Justice Fund. The OIC-BA is designed to teach targeted segments of the population how to start their own businesses with particular emphasis given to those who have been justice-involved, are…

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Celebrating the New Year

By Blair L | Dec 27, 2020

We are out celebrating the holidays and bringing in the New Year. All OIC offices will be closed from December 28th through January 1st. Office will re-open on Monday, January 4th. Happy New Year to you!

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