Student Services

Success begins with academic skills and the Academics Services Center at Red River Technology Center can help students chart a course for a bright future. The goal of the Academic Services Center at Red River Technology Center is to offer students an opportunity to enhance the academic skills needed to become productive and skilled employees in today’s workplace. Using the services available through the Academic Services Center, students can improve their skills through preparation in core areas like math, reading, communications and computer applications.

The Academic Services Center Offers

Academic Instruction
– Reading for information
-Locating information
– Math Application
– Academic remediation
– Academic EnhancementEmployability Skills
– Resume preparation
– Interviewing techniques
– Job applications

Digital Learning Opportunities
– ODYSSEYWARE
– KeyTrain

Career Exploration
-Occupational search
-Scholarship Information
– College listingsTest Preparation
– WorkKeys
– Compass
– Accuplacer
– GED
– ACT

 

How It Works

Instructional strategies are developed for students based on previous assessments completed at the local high school or through Red River’s Testing and Assessment Center.
Each individual has the opportunity to work at their own pace with a professional staff available to help on a one-to-one basis.
The Academic Services Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 255-2903, ext. 266 for more info.

Academic Classes

Students may, with counselor referral, take an academic course via Odysseyware while enrolled at Red River. Courses include English III and government. Students may also take Algebra II and Geometry, which are instructor-led.

Academic Services Center
Success begins with academic skills. Individualized, self-paced instructional programs are developed for each student to achieve the skills necessary for career success. Basic academic and computer instruction, math, communications, and employability skills are reviewed. Preparation for the GED and ACT is also available. Students also have the opportunity to access career, occupational and scholarship information, plus college listings. Internet usage and English as a second language assistance are also offered.

Contact Fonda Smith, Academic Services Center coordinator at 580-255-2903 or toll free 1-888-607-2446, ext. 266.


Testing and Assessment Center

Assistance in planning an educational and career path is available through the testing services at the Technology Center. This resource is offered to individuals, schools, and business and industry. Testing is free to those enrolled in Technology Center programs. The cost for the SAGE (System for Assessment and Group Evaluation) test is $100. The cost for the TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) is $50. Contact D’Ann  Cox, Testing and Assessment coordinator at 580-255-2903 or toll free 1-888-607-2446, ext. 276.

College Credit

Red River Technology Center students may be eligible to receive college credit for selected full-time programs through Prior Learning Assessments (PLA’s) with participating institutions of higher learning.

For more information, contact the RRTC Counselor, Misty Wade, at 580-255-2903 or toll free at 1-888-607-2446, ext. 230.

Financial Assistance

  • Pell Grant: Contact Sherri Branch, Financial Aid, at 255-2903 or toll free 1-888-607-2446 ext. 269, for more information. www.fafsa.gov

 

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Vocational Rehabilitation: Students with disabilities contact the office at 1105 W. Main St., Suite A-E, Duncan, OK 73533 (580) 255-1115

  • Comanche Tribe Adult Education: Box 909 Lawton, OK 73502 (580) 492-3772
  • Chickasaw Nation Training Program: 1215 W Willow, Duncan OK (580) 252-4119
  • Workforce Oklahoma: 1927 W. Elk Duncan OK 73533 (580) 252-8159
  • ASCOG: 1927 W Elk Duncan OK 73533 (580) 252-8159
  • Veteran’s Coordinator: Misty Wade, Red River Technology Center (580) 255-2903 ext. 230 mwade@rrtc.edu         www.gibill.gov or www.va.gov
  • Rodney J. Love Next Step Scholarship: for all recent high school graduates or GED recipients who would have graduated in the past 2 years, contact Misty Wade, (580) 255-2903 ext. 230 mwade@rrtc.edu

Rodney J. Love Next Step Scholarship – Red River Technology Center offers a tuition scholarship to eligible individuals who meet the following criteria:

• Attend full-time, day programs.
• Possess a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma.
• Graduates may be awarded the tuition scholarship within two years after completing high school.
• Students who do not possess a high school diploma must be actively pursuing an alternative diploma within two years of the time the applicants’ graduating class would have finished high school.

Guidelines for applying and maintaining the scholarship are:
• Maintain at least a B grade average.
• Maintain 90% attendance.
• Make satisfactory progress in the program by passing competencies at designated times.
• Tuition scholarship amounts will not exceed $2,625.00 per year for full-time or $1,312.50 for part-time. The tuition will not exceed the actual cost of tuition for a single course. The scholarship will be awarded at the beginning of each semester.

Additional fees may apply to some Career Pathways. Red River Technology Center has determined that the disclosure of information regarding textbook and supplemental material fees is not practicable: this information is “To be determined.” Please see the Red River Technology Center Counselor for more information.

Tuition for in-district post-secondary daytime students is $1,312.50 for half days; $2,625.00 full-time. Students who reside outside the Technology Center District: Half-day is $2,625.00; full-time is $5,250.00. In district high school students attend free of charge.

 

Line of Duty Tuition Waiver

Who is eligible?
Anyone who meets the following criteria:

• Children of Oklahoma peace officers who have given their lives in the line of duty

• Children of Oklahoma firefighters who have given their lives in the line of duty

• Children of Oklahoma emergency medical technicians who have given their lives in the line of duty

• Children of members of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System who have given their lives in the line of duty, or whose disability is by means of personal and traumatic injury of a catastrophic nature and occurred in the line of duty

*The waiver of resident or nonresident tuition shall be limited to a period of five (5) years.

What is the waiver worth?

• The waiver amount will not exceed the cost of tuition per year for full-time or part-time attendance, nor would the amount exceed the actual cost of tuition for a single program. The waiver does not cover the entire cost of the Practical Nursing pathway but may be applied, with the student owing the remaining balance.

Entrance Requirements

Junior and Senior High School Students who attend Red River Technology Center will spend three hours (one-half day) at the Tech Center and the other half-day at their home high school. Students can earn elective credit toward high school graduation by attending the Tech Center. Contact your high school counselor or the Tech Center counselor for enrollment approval. Adults: Adults are eligible for enrollment in all daytime programs except Cosmetology. Attendance may be for three hours (one-half day) or six hours (full day).

Enrollment Information

Who is eligible?
1. Anyone who is a Junior or Senior high school student and resides within the boundaries of the following 13 school districts or home school students within the district are eligible to enroll:
Bray-Doyle, Central High, Comanche, Duncan, Empire, Grandview, Marlow, Ryan, Temple, Terral, Velma-Alma, Walters and Waurika.

2. Persons residing outside the named districts may also enroll. The tuition rate is increased for non-district residents.

3. For enrollment information, contact Misty Wade at (580) 255-2903 ext. 230 Adult enrollment begins the first week in May and continues throughout the school year. High school students may enroll their high school counselor.

 

Refund Policy
Refund of tuition, less cost of books and materials used, will follow this schedule:

If a student withdraws on or before the 1st day of class through the 10th day of class for the enrollment period for which the student has been charged: 100% refunded

After the 10th day of class for the enrollment period for which the student has been charged: 0% refunded

Note: Refunds are not paid to the student of a Pell grant or whose tuition is paid by another agency. It will be returned to the agency that originally provided the funds. Additional information on refunds is available in the financial aid office.

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