Programs

OIC accepts students from age 16 years and above. Courses may be offered at no or low cost to the student dependent upon contract restrictions. Services are provided to citizens residing throughout Oklahoma, Cleveland, Logan and Canadian counties.

The novelty of our programs lie in their self-paced format. Students are evaluated based solely on their specific needs. Utilizing a variety of testing tools (such as the TABE, CASAS and the WRAT), students begin working in the classroom on those areas for which they need the greatest attention.

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

For adults who need to improve reading, language, or math levels. Includes the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Prep for military entrance.

Computer Software Training

This course is a foundation for building work skills or just learning to check your email and play games! Includes: Real-­world Computer Literacy Course for New-­users and Microsoft Office training (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Basic Office Skills.

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OIC Bridges – Virtual Classrooms (Spring 2018)

Spring 2018 will be the launch of OIC’s first online training courses! Adults will be able to study for the high school equivalency diploma in an instructor led, virtual environment. Job Search skills and Volunteer training.

Conversational English / US Citizenship

Conversational English uses interactive themes to teach survival English to those for whom English is a second language. The course complements a weekly Citizenship class for those seeking to establish US Citizenship.

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Enhancement Programs

Brain Train Academy improves memory function and information recall and our Exit2Success program provides career coaching and job search/placement.

High School Diploma Prep

Prepare to successfully pass the high school diploma test. Average time of completion varies depending upon your current levels. We have an excellent instructor (Christopher Myers) who will get you ready for the test and walk you through the process of application.

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Health and Wellness

Provides information for students, volunteers, staff, and the local community on ways to achieve a healthy lifestyle.  The program is provided by funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Oklahoma leads the nation in poor health outcomes. Training in nutrition,
exercise, fresh vegetables can change this statistic.

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Adult Reading Literacy

The Reading Literacy program provides one-to-one tutored reading for adult learners who want to learn or improve their reading and writing skills.  Tutors and students meet at least an hour at any public location, usually at OIC or a public library.

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TANF Literacy

Provides literacy training for non- and low-readers; funding provided by the Department of Human Services and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Emphasis is placed on clients referred by the Department of Human Services.

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Volunteer Tutor Training

OIC trains volunteers to work one-­on-­one with low and non-­reading adults throughout Oklahoma City.

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