Oklahoma

 

American Institute of Discussion

Daniel Blancher,
Director

4801 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Phone: (405) 840-9681

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 54516
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-1516

Call contact person for site locations
  • Discussion materials for literacy students
  • Offer training for discussion moderators
  • Recommend a certain format for group discussion of literature
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Books / Materials Developed program for group discussion of literature, art, music, etc.
  • The "Second Step" discussion program for "New Readers" uses materials that have been selected or adapted for the reading skills of advanced literacy students (adults).
  • Most groups meet weekly
  • All must read in advance in order to participate in the discussion
  • Moderators are trained to simulate discussion with non-leading questions based on issues raised by the author(s)
  • Moderators do not teach or lecture about the materials
  • Participants are encouraged to think for themselves

Office Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 (noon) p.m.

Discussion Groups:

  • Normally meet once a week for about an hour - call contact for specifics
  • None.
  • The "Second Step" program is funded by grants by is currently being offered free of charge to those interested
This program is designed for adults who are taking or have recently completed literacy training

 

Church Outreach Team Literacy Missions Ministries in Oklahoma

Fran Decordova,
Literacy Missions Consultant

fdex@aol.com

3401 N. Glenvalley Dr.
Midwest City, OK 73110-1305

Phone: (405) 737-7770

None Specified
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) (Conversational English)
  • Basic literacy (adult reading & writing)
  • Tutoring children and youth
  • Spanish literacy (Alfalit)
None Specified
None Specified
None Specified
No Charge
No Restrictions

 

Community Literacy Centers, Inc

Riz White,
Executive Director

okcread@communityliteracy.com

5131 Classen Circle Ste. 204
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Website: communityliteracy.com

Phone: (405) 524-7323

Fax: (405) 608-0533

Thirteen (13) locations in Oklahoma City: call office for information
  • Recruit, screen and enroll students in appropriate reading classes
  • English as a Second Language classes (ESL)
  • Tutor training / certification
Spalding method
  • One-on-one instruction
  • Classroom instruction
  • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
No Charge
Must be 18 years old or older

 

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center

Jennifer Burch
jburch@eoctech.org

4601 N. Choctaw Rd.
Choctaw, OK 73020-9017

Website: www.eoctech.edu

Phone: 405-390-5340

Fax: 405-390-9598

On-Site
GED Prep
  • My Skills Tutor
  • A+ Learning
  • Career Ready 101
Computer Based GED Prep
  • Call contact for days
  • 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
No Charge
No Restrictions

 

Educational Opportunity Center

Teriki Barnes,
Director

tbarnes@se.edu

Educational Opportunity Center
Rogers State University
1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017-3259

Phone: (918) 343-7761

Call contact person for detailed information on site locations and times
  • Academic and career counseling
  • Assessment of academic level, interest, and / or aptitude testing
  • Aptitude testing
  • Provide information on available educational programs
  • Financial aid and admissions information
  • Assistance in completing financial aid and admission forms
  • Referral to appropriate education program
None Specified
None Specified
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No Charge
No Restrictions

 

Larry Jones International Ministries, Inc.

Erin Carlstrom,
Director of Educational Partnerships

erincarlstrom@feedthechildren.org

333 N. Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-6507

Website: www.feedthechildren.org

Phone: (405) 945-4132

Call Contact Person
Teacher stores - call contact for detailed information
  • H.E.L.P.
  • Kids school basics
  • Teacher store
Books and educational materials to enhance and encourage literacy
  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Or By Appointment
No Charge
No Restrictions

 

Literacy Link, Inc.

John Amicon,
Program Coordinator

litlink@gmail.com

Midwest City Library
8143 E. Reno Ave.
Midwest City, OK 73110-7501

Phone: (405) 732-2737

Fax: (405) 732-3572

Literacy Link office in Midwest City Library
One-on-One free tutoring to teach adults (18 and over) to read and write
  • Laubach
  • Voyager
  • Challenger
  • ESL
One-on-One tutoring
  • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Call for appointment

No Charge
Must be able to speak English well enough to communicate

 

Literacy Resource Office

Leslie Gelders,
Coordinator

leslie.gelders@libraries.ok.gov

200 N.E. 18th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3298

Website: https://libraries.ok.gov/literacy/

Phone:

  • (405) 522-3242
  • (800) 522-8116 option 4

Fax:

  • (405) 525-7804
  • (800) 397-8116

None Specified
Technical assistance to library and community based literacy programs state-wide
None Specified
None Specified
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No Charge
No Restrictions

 

Meadowood Baptist Church

Lois Minton, Director

2816 N. Woodcrest Dr.
Midwest City, OK 73110-1541

Website: www.meadowoodfellowship.org

Email: mwbc@coxinet.net

Phone: (405) 737-7684

Fax: (405) 737-8214

On-Church Site
  • Provide English as a Second Language (ESL) for beginners, intermediate and advanced
  • Conversational English
  • Citizenship classes
  • Drivers Education (upon request & approval - call contact)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Delta Publishing
  • Pearson Education
  • Oxford Publishing
  • Group
  • One-on-one (available upon request and approval - call contact)
  • Bi-lingual teachers available

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • During the Midwest City & Del City school year.
Books Only
Requests and approvals for Driver's Ed and One-on-one instruction

 

Mid-Del Adult Learning Center

Linda Dudek,
Director

ldudek@mid-del.k12.ok.us

607 W. Rickenbacker Dr.
Midwest City, OK 73110-5650

Phone: (405) 739-1783

Fax: (405) 739-1785

  • Belle Isle Public Library
  • Bethany High School
  • Capitol Hill Church of God
  • Choctaw Library
  • Crooked Oak Schools
  • Del City Community Center
  • Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center
  • Edmond Central Middle School
  • Edmond Public Library
  • Exchange Baptist Church
  • Francis Tuttle Technology Center
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • Mid-Del Technology Center
  • Midwest City Public Library
  • Oklahoma City Community College
  • Oklahoma County Detention Center
  • Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City
  • Putnam City Academy
  • Putnam City Even Start
  • Rose State College
  • Southern Oaks Public Library
  • Urban Impact, Britton, OK
  • Vatterott College
  • Village Public Library
  • Warr Acres Public Library
  • Western Oaks Middle School, Bethany
  • Adult basic education
  • GED prep classes
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Work-based education
  • Family literacy
  • Integrated English literacy and civics (citizenship)
  • Temporary assistance for needy families (TANF)
  • Corrections education
  • Steck-Vaughn (GED and pre-GED)
  • Computer Aided Instruction (CAI)
  • Rosetta Stone language program
  • McGraw Hill / Contemporary (GED and pre-GED)
  • New Readers Press
  • Individualized instruction
  • Computer Aided Instruction (CAI)
  • Classroom instruction
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • After-Hours: Answering Machine
GED test fee (cost depending on test site).
  • Must be a resident of Oklahoma
  • Age 16 or older
  • 16 or 17 years old, must have notarized written agreement between parent, guardian, or custodian and school administrator of the district in which applicant resides

 

Oklahoma City Community College

Kim Jameson,
Dean of Arts & Humanities
kjameson@occc.edu

Dr. Brenda Harrison,
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

7777 S. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73159-4419

Phone: (405) 682-7558

Call contact for specific locations at the college
  • Communications lab
  • Adult education / basic reading instruction
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • GED prep
  • GED testing
Computer software programs
Individualized and group instruction
  • Monday - Thursday:8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Fee for English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
  • No charge for GED classes BUT there is GED test fee.
Call contact person

 

Oklahoma City Public Schools

Dr. Ann Allen,
ALC Director

annallen@okcps.k12.ok.us

Rosalind Coleman,
GED Examiner


1320 Classen Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103-2442

Phone: (405) 231-2053

Fax: (405) 231-2056

  • Various Locations in Oklahoma County.
  • Call contact person
  • Adult basic education
  • GED, reading, math, etc.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Family literacy
  • Work-based education
  • Integrated English literacy and civics
  • Temporary aid to needy families (TANF)
  • Corrections education
  • GED testing
Combination of Steck-Vaughn and other materials
  • Individualized instruction
  • Classroom instruction
  • Computer Aided Instruction (CAI)
  • Dependent upon location
  • Call contact or 405-231-2053
  • GED Test Fee: $45.00
  • GED Retest Fee: $30.00
  • Must be a resident of Oklahoma
  • Age 16 or older; if 16 or 17 years old, must have notarized written agreement between parent, guardian, or custodian and school administrator of the district in which applicant resides

 

Oklahoma Literacy Coalition, Inc

Laura Taylor,
Director
laura@okliteracy.org

5830 NW Expressway, #196
Oklahoma City, OK 73132

Phone: (580) 762-4580

On-Site
  • Oklahoma Literacy Coalition is a non-profit, statewide organization made up of literacy providers and those who support adult literacy
  • We provide training and financial support for literacy organization and referrals to adult learners
None Specified
None Specified
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
No Charge
No Restrictions

 

Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County, Inc. (OIC)

DesJean Jones,
Executive Director

djones@oicokc.org

3033 N. Walnut Ave.
East Building
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: (405) 235-2651

Fax: (405) 235-2653

On-Site
  • Adult basic education
  • High School Diploma Prep
  • Computer Training
  • Tutoring
  • Immigrant Training
  • English
  • Citizenship
  • Job Placement
  • Voyager / Endeavor
  • Laubach
  • Challenger
  • One-on-one
  • Small group
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Processing Fee: $10.00
  • TANF Literacy Clients: Free
  • Short Term Computer Classes $30.00, $50.00 and $75.00
  • Adult basic education, GED and Diploma Prep must read on at least a 5th grade level
  • Students must be 16 years of age

 

Payne Education Center

Sarah England,
Office Manager

Sarah@PayneEducationCenter.org

10404 Vineyard Blvd., Ste. A
Oklahoma City, OK 73120

Website: www.payneeducationcenter.org

Email: info@PayneEducationCenter.org

Phone: (405) 755-4205

Fax: (405) 755-4281

  • Located in Oklahoma City, but training available on site across the state
  • Volunteer Tutor Training
  • Energizing Readiness (Pre - k)
  • Navigate Kindergarten
  • Resource and referral information regarding dyslexia
  • Professional development for parents, tutors, and educators
  • First Grade Foundations
  • Structured Language Basics (2nd - 3rd)
    Morphological Spelling and Vocabulary (4th - 6th)
  • Power Grammar and Composition (4th - 6th)
  • Reading Comprehension (4th - 6th)

  • Structured Multisensory Language Foundations (Reading Therapy level)
  • Structured Literacy
  • Explicit, Sequential and Cumulative Instruction
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Resource and Referral information at no charge
  • Professional Development cost varies (call contact person)
No Restrictions

 

Ralph Ellison Library

Ann Meeks,
Manager

ameeks@metrolibrary.org

2000 N.E. 23rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111-3402

Phone: (405) 424-1437

Fax: (405) 424-1443

Ralph Ellison Library
Community Literacy Centers
(405) 524-7323
  • Improve Your Reading Skills
  • Literacy Class for Adults
None Specified
  • One-on-One
  • Group

Beginning Day: August 28, 2017

Monday and Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

No Charge
Adults over sixteen can improve their reading and writing skills

 

Rose State College

Michael Driskill,
Supervisor, Enrollment

and Specialized Testing
mdriskill@hotmail.com

6420 S.E. 15th St.
Midwest City, OK 73110-2704

Website: www.rose.edu

Phone: (405) 733-7320

Fax: (405) 733-7952

  • Reading Lab - Humanities room 117 (contact Athena Griffiths, Reading Lab Specialist)
  • STEM Lab
  • TOEFL preparation courses
    Phone: 405-733-7392
  • ACT testing
  • ACT Residual
  • CLEP
  • DSST
  • Next Generation Accuplacer
None Specified
None Specified

August - May:

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Summer:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

  • ACT Residual: $45.00
  • CLEP & DSST: $15.00
  • Remote Accuplacer: $25.00
Call Contact

 

Rose State College (Reading Lab)

Athena Griffiths,
Reading Specialist

Michael Driskill,
Supervisor

mdriskill@hotmail.com

6420 S.E. 15th St.
Midwest City, OK 73110-2704

Phone: (405) 736-0305

Humanities - room 117 and 130
  • Reading skills development
  • Reading study skills I
  • Reading study skills II
  • Culture literacy and spelling
  • Textbooks
  • Science research associate lab materials
  • Barnell Loft skills series
  • Computers
  • Reading levels grade 4 to college
  • Teacher taught
  • Computer Aided Instruction (CAI)
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Regular College Fees
Student must be enrolled in class

 

St. Christopher's Episopal Church

Mrs. Vinola Smith,
Literacy Teacher

Mrs. Thelma Anna Johnson,
Literacy Teacher


800 S. Midwest Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73110-4730

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 10722
Midwest City, OK 73140-1722

Email: stchristophersmwc@coxinet.net

Phone: (405) 732-4802

  • Church buildings
  • Midwest City library
Teach reading to adults and children on private tutorial basis
  • Laubach method
  • Literacy Link (agency through Midwest City library system)
One-on-One
Arranged between tutor and student
Book Fee
No Restrictions

 

The Education and Employment Ministry (T.E.E.M.)

Kris Steele,
Executive Director
ksteele@teem.org

Haylie Webb
hwebb@teem.org

14 N.E. 13th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-1426

Website: www.teem.org

Phone: (405) 235-5671

Fax: (405) 235-5686

Mailing Address:
1501 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

On-Site
  • Adult Basic Education
  • GED Preparation
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Basic Computer Skills
No Information
  • One-on-One
  • Group
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
No Charge
Only available to those impacted by incarceration (in halfway houses, recently released on parole, on probation, or ankle bracelets)

 

Workforce Oklahoma Career Connection Center

Ray Gollhofer,
Resource Room team leader

raygol@oklahomacounty.org

7401 N.E. 23rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73141-1420

Phone: (405) 713-1890

Fax: (405) 713-1898

On-Site
  • Pre-GED
  • Adult basic education
  • GED
  • Reading
  • Math
  • Keyboarding
  • Act preparation
New Horizons
One-on-one

GED and ABE Classes:

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Pre-GED and adult basic education classes for TANF recipients:

  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Reading and math tutor, ACT preparation and keyboarding, key padding by appointment only.

No Charge
No Restrictions

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