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Posts Tagged ‘Literacy’

Volunteer Tutor Training

Illiteracy is a life sentence.

Did you know… One in Five OKC residents cannot read! Illiteracy known no social or economic boundaries. You can make a difference by volunteering 1 or more hours a week. Free 9 hour training to become an Open Minds Certified Tutor (must attend all sessions to be certified) OIC Literacy tutors and students typically meet…

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HiSET Testing

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Test takers can choose to take the exam using a computer, or with pencil and paper. The exam has five parts: Math, Science, English, Social…

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HiSET Testing

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Test takers can choose to take the exam using a computer, or with pencil and paper. The exam has five parts: Math, Science, English, Social…

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HiSET Testing

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Test takers can choose to take the exam using a computer, or with pencil and paper. The exam has five parts: Math, Science, English, Social…

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OKC-County Health Department Family Fun Festival

We will have an OIC Vendor Booth at the OKC-County Health Department’s Family Fun Festival. OCCHD will host our annual Family Fun Fest on Saturday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northeast Regional Health and Wellness Campus, 2600 N.E. 63rd. The fest features health resources from OCCHD such as WIC’s Plan…

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Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

Learning to be literate.

I wanted to remind you these scholarship opportunities are still available, and could prove to be very helpful for current and future college students:   VFW Youth Scholarships https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships Deadline: October 31, 2018 – Opportunity ends soon!   Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship https://www.rover.com/college-scholarship/ Deadline: May 1, 2019   Essay Contests for Ayn Rand’s Anthem,…

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HiSET Testing

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Test takers can choose to take the exam using a computer, or with pencil and paper. The exam has five parts: Math, Science, English, Social…

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OIC Presents Reasons for Illiteracy

The common issues of why 1 in 5 Oklahoma City adult residents are unable to read will be covered. The session will also provide information regarding OIC’s adult literacy tutoring program. We’ll be holding an hour session regarding “Reasons for Illiteracy” on March 17 from 1 to 2 pm. Many of us take reading for granted,…

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