OIC of Oklahoma County

Classes

Basic Computer Class

This class has been canceled. Feeling unsure about the computer?  Maybe you just want to be comfortable with your computer skills!  OIC’s Real World Computer Literacy basic class will give you the skills you need to become ready. Cost if $40 which must be pre-paid by Friday, February 15th.  Students will received the 50-page Real…

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OIC Welcomes New Staff!

We want to introduce our newest addition to our OIC family. Please welcome Enrique (Henry) Ortiz our new English as a Second Language Instructor. He teaches our Conversational English and Citizenship course. Henry’s class is open to the community on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Anyone and all are welcome to join in…

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How to Teach a Friend to Read

Illiteracy is a life sentence.

American Idol superstar Fantasia Barrino shocked the nation back in 2005 when she revealed that despite winning the popular singing competition, she was functionally illiterate. Unfortunately, Fantasia’s illiteracy isn’t that hard to believe. America is home to more than 30 million adults without the basic literacy skills to read a newspaper, understand medical documents, or…

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OIC classrooms act as a village

The Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) is unlike any other Adult Literacy program in the State of Oklahoma because of our approach to Literacy. Since 1966, OIC has served Oklahoma City.  OIC’s Director of Curriculum, Chris Myers, provides a community-based approach when engaging learners in his classroom. The classroom is like a village where each program participant contributes to…

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September is Literacy Month

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Reading is the key focus at OIC; students are encouraged to read books that interest them. We believe that reading is an investment rather than a one-time transaction. Reading is a critical component of learning and navigating messages that we see on a daily basis. Reading helps learners make connections, exchange information, seek careers, and…

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OIC’s 30 Minute Resource Share

heart care community

OIC offers students information and resources so that they can help themselves and their community.   Once a month OIC invites a representative from the community to share information about the community services they offer. Today we had a representative from Community Health Center of Oklahoma Inc. She delivered an enlightening presentation about the 100+…

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Welcome Back to School Everyone!

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OIC’s self-paced online GED program allows students access to customized learning tools and resources 24/7! OIC offers daytime and evening classes year round for adult students over the age of 16, who seek a High School degree. Diploma Prep 27/7 will allow students access to learning tools virtually from home or from a satellite location.…

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Ms. D’s Class Garden Poetry

Garden Time By Miranda Breger Oh, how I love getting dirty The mud on my hands when I plant I feel so relaxed when we plant the garden today How pretty everything is going to be When yall grow and then we can eat you for all the nutrients healthy nourishment you will give us in…

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Learn Spanish this summer at OIC

Conversational Spanish Class Flyer

Conversational Spanish is the latest addition to OIC’s line up language programming for the summer of 2018. Conversational Spanish is offered in partnership with the Metro Technology Centers and Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. This 10-week Spanish language course is held at the OIC, 3033 North Walnut Street, Building East in Oklahoma City, just north of…

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OIC Unveils New Language & Citizenship Classes

Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County Inc. (OIC) is announcing three new classes in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and Oklahoma City University:  Conversational English & Introduction to Citizenship and Coffee Chat Tuesdays. All classes are held at the OIC, 3033 North Walnut Street Building East in Oklahoma City, just north of the State…

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