November 27, 2018 - For Immediate Release
Three local students are the
first participants in a new partnership between the Poteau Adult Learning
Center and Kiamichi Technology Center.
Gabby Martinez, Leonarda Gonzalez, and
are currently enrolled
in the Long-Term Care Nurse Aide FLEX class at the Spiro Campus through the
federal Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Program (IELCE)
This grant includes instruction in literacy and English language
acquisition in order to prepare adults who are English language learners to be
placed in unsubsidized employment, industries, and occupations which lead to
economic self-sufficiency. The Poteau Adult Learning Center is
partnering with Kiamichi Technology Center, Poteau Campus, to combine adult
education skills, content knowledge, and learning strategies that adult
students need to enter and succeed in career pathways and employment.
For more information, contact
Myrna Davis, Director of Poteau Adult Learning Center at (918) 647-0754 or Nina
Morgan, KTC Adult Coordinator, at (918) 647-5418.
Kiamichi Technology Centers has been an
integral part of the communities in southeastern Oklahoma since 1968, serving
ten full counties and parts of three other counties.
KTC is part of the Oklahoma CareerTech system
and is one of 29 districts within the state.
KTC has more than 30 career programs, and offers a wide variety of
evening and weekend short-term courses as well as certifications in many
diverse career fields.
nearly 23,000 individuals each year, including many area companies who receive
training through the Business and Industry Services Division that works with
over 400 businesses each year.