We want you to succeed in school and in life. That’s why Central Tech offers a set of services that benefits not only current students and clients but also members of the public.
Full-time students, enrolled in courses 600 hours and over, at Central Tech have access to financial aid, grants, and scholarships to help cover the cost of training while the Turning Point program helps students graduate with their diploma instead of a GED.
Please review our variety of services below.
Financial Aid is available at Central Tech to provide assistance to students who, without such aid, would not be able to attend school.
Learn what scholarships and tuition assistance opportunities are available to you.
STEM classes serve as excellent preparatory classes for the college-bound student.
Students can take classes previously failed at their high school in order to have the credits needed for graduation. Call 918.352.4117 for a list of approved classes.
STUDENTS PREPARING FOR A JOB
We offer job readiness training to all Central Tech students. Students can seek individual or classroom instruction in the following areas: resume development, online job applications, and mock interviews.
If you are interested in our assistance, let your instructor know. We will coordinate a time to work with you.
ASSISTANCE RETURNING TO WORK
If you need assistance to prepare for, obtain, keep or return to work due to a disability, Employment Services may help expand your employment opportunities. This unique service provides employability skills training and support to those members of the community who have been diagnosed with a mental, physical, or learning disability.
Services are available to people in our district. If you would like more information about these services, contact Shelly Rentz at 918.227.9260.
We prepare 1,000 full-time students for careers annually. Approximately one-half of these students graduate each spring.
Our job fairs are one way Central Tech maintains a mid-90’s job placement rate and demonstrates our commitment to uniting employers with skilled employees to build a better workforce.
State Merit Testing
When to schedule your test:
If you have contacted the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), completed your online job application and received correspondence from OPM authorizing you to take a test, you may schedule your Merit System Tests at the Central Tech campus in Sapulpa.
How to schedule your test:
- Please call Central Tech’s Education Service Center (ESC) at 918.227.9264 to schedule your test.
- Exams are held on Monday’s at 8:30a (unless campus is closed for a holiday).
- Please arrive on campus by 8:20a (no personal items are allowed in the testing room).
- You must bring your Office of Personnel Management (OPM) letter.
- You must bring a government-issued photo ID (Drivers License or Passport).
- Results will come from OPM through the Mail in 3-4 days following the test date.
The Test of Adult Education (TABE) is a test designed to measure achievement in reading, mathematics, language, and spelling.
All adults applying for a full-time Central Tech class must take this assessment and meet designated standards. Administration time for this assessment is approximately two hours. It is given each Friday alternating between campuses. The cost is $35.
To schedule an assessment please contact Cindy Gann in Drumright at 918.352.2551 or Denisa Whitehouse in Sapulpa at 918.227.9264.
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Turning Point provides academic and technical training opportunities to students (age 16-19) who have dropped out of school or are at immediate risk of dropping out of school. It gives students a chance to earn their high school diploma by attending Central Tech all day while learning technical skills that lead to job opportunities.
Ready to get your GED? Every Tuesday from 3:30p-6:30p in the Creek Room at Central Tech in Drumright you can prepare. Call Kipp Dyer at 918.352.2492 for details.
If you’re located near the Sapulpa Campus, there is a class every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00p-7:30p. Contact Joni Carroll at 918.527.5400 or Kathy Thompson at 918.807.0523 for details.