At Central Tech, we offer two types of classes: Full-time and Short-term. Choose what’s best for you!
Full-time classes provide progress-based instruction and are designed for students seeking career or technical training. High School students can attend part-time and tuition free. Adults can attend mornings, afternoons or both. Select the classes that interest you to start exploring future career opportunities.
FULL-TIME VISTING OPPORTUNITIES
Career Connection is a career exploration program for district 8th graders. This program will equip students with the skills needed to select, plan and prepare for their future careers through a variety of presentation methods, including an interactive Career Fair featuring Central Tech career pathways. Connecting students from where they are currently to where they want to be in their future career is the objective of “Career Connection!”
Showcase is an annual event held in February for current sophomores, juniors, and seniors that reside in the Central Tech district. While on campus, students have the opportunity to learn about career interests, visit multiple programs and engage with instructors and current students. Visiting students will be able to see and hear about projects, curriculum, and future job opportunities in a variety of business and industries. Also during this time, prospective students will learn about the application process for full-time programs. For more information, please contact your high school counselor or the Central Tech Recruiter at 918-352-2551, extension 208.
STEM Day, which occurs on the Wednesday before Spring Break, has become a Central Tech tradition. It gives students an opportunity to compete in various STEM related contests. Activities consist of five different math contests, as well as engineering and scientific problem solving competitions. Students from 28 different schools compete in the various events earning points for their school in the quest of the Championship trophy. Registration packets are mailed out in January and registration is limited to the first 500 students. If you like math, science, or simply enjoy trying to figure out what makes things “tick”, then this competition is for you.
Student organizations teach leadership skills and ensure America has a skilled workforce by helping students excel. Educational programs, events, and competitions support career and technical education.
Students who place 1st in state competitions advance to national contests where they represent Central Tech and the state of Oklahoma. We invite you to check out the Wall of Fame National Winners on the Drumright campus.
Central Tech Short-term, or Adult Career Development (ACD), classes are offered to individuals seeking to enhance career skills, earn industry recognized certifications, continue professional education or explore personal interest. Most classes are eight weeks or less and some classes may be taken in sequence to build a career path. Classes are offered during the weekdays, evenings, and on weekends.
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SHORT TERM VISTING OPPORTUNITIES
Central Tech’s annual open house showcases 70+ attractions and demonstrations including a free health fair and car shows that will entice the whole family to participate. Experience virtual reality like: fire arms training, virtual welding, fire extinguisher usage, laparoscopic surgery, and flight simulation. Check out our news section for previous years activities. Mark your calendar for the third Sunday in February from 1-4 pm, simultaneously on both campuses. See you there!
SHORT TERM ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
Full payment of fees is due at the time of enrollment. Class space is not reserved without fee payment, a PO number, or sponsor authorization. Special testing fees for certifications are not included in the course fee. Book/supply costs are not included in the tuition cost. Course fees may be paid by cash, credit card, or check. Payment plans are an option on a case-by-case basis. Anyone age 16 or older may enroll in a short-term class on a first-come, first-served basis. Certain regulations may apply.
Enrollment is taken by the Adult Education/ACD staff Monday through Thursday from 8AM-9:30PM.
SHORT-TERM CLASS REFUND POLICY
The class is refundable in full if the class is cancelled by Central Tech.
Before class begins or prior to 2nd class meeting: Full refund less $10 processing fee.
After 2nd class meeting – NO REFUND
TEXTBOOKS – NO REFUND