From Teacher to Learner

Becoming My Own Adult Learner by Blair Lanning, OIC, Manager of Outreach and Recruitment After my breast cancer diagnosis and hemorrhagic stroke in October 2019, my life changed.  I now see the hand of God in every area of my life.  This is a good thing.  I was unconscious for 4 weeks and in the…

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Master Musketeers

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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Health Literacy – The Benefits of Drinking Water

The following article is shared from Integris Health and includes helpful information regarding drinking water and its importance to our physical wellbeing. If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: drink plenty of water. But how much? How often? Bottled or tap? Are eight glasses a day a good goal or is…

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July 4th Holiday

OIC will be closed to celebrate the July 4th Holiday on July 5th. Please have a save and enjoyable holiday.

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Closed for Memorial Day

OIC will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. Please take a moment to honor those U.S. men and women who have scarified their lives for our country. We at OIC are grateful for their sacrifice and are in prayer for their families and the country.

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Online Adult Instructor (GED/HSE)

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)

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?

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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Winter Closure – Another Cold Week

Snow storms are moving in on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Thursday projections are for no snow but temps will not get above freezing. OIC students and staff will continue to work remotely again for the entire week. HiSET testing will be rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday of next week (2/24/2021 and 2/25/2021). Please stay…

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Winter Weather Closure

Due to the weather and below freezing temperatures., ALL OIC sites will be closed and all students to work remotely through the rest of this week. Please make sure you stay home and stay safe. And of course, stay warm!

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