Monthly Newsletter

McCullough’s Message

Autry Technology Center’s classrooms are full of students once again as the excitement for the start of a great year buzzes through the halls. Students in our full-time career programs began August 14th and more than 700 students stepped through our doors to begin their journey at Autry. As we kick off another year, we can’t wait to see the successes achieved over the next nine months. 

We pride ourselves in being the Workforce Capital! Autry prioritizes providing the resources, courses and training our students need to prepare and earn the most sought after industry certifications; a credential recognized by business and industry at the local, state or national level. These certifications allow individuals to enter the workforce prepared to be productive and with the opportunity to advance in their profession. They also enter the workforce with zero student debt! Here’s to another great year at Autry Technology Center, the Workforce Capital.

Otha Grimes Scholarship Offers Financial Assistance to Full-time Adult Students 

Adult full-time students currently enrolled at Autry can earn scholarship funds for school-related expenses with the Otha Grimes scholarship. Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 6. For scholarship guidelines and to apply online, click here

Autry Awarded at 2019 Oklahoma Summit

Autry was well represented at the 2019 Oklahoma Summit, hosted by OkACTE on Aug. 1-2, 2019 in Oklahoma City. Creative Marketing Specialist Maria Lopez was awarded the Support Staff member of the Year award! Job Developer Ashley Ewbank was awarded the Career Guidance Award! Business & Industry Services Director Andy Beck was a finalist for the Administrator of the Year award! Administrative Intern Rachel Snider was a finalist for the New Teacher of the Year Award! Autry was recognized as a Gold Star School for the 16th year! Career Counselor Brooke Kusch was recognized as the 2019-2020 OkACTE President!

Congratulations to all! We are proud to have these individuals representing Autry!

Evening Plumbing Certificate Program Offers Opportunity with Flexibility

Autry’s evening plumbing program consists of seven courses that provide both theory and hands-on training opportunities! Upon successful completion of the program, students may apply for six months of experience required to qualify for taking the state journeyman’s license exam. To learn more about this program, click here!

Emergency Response and Public Safety Training Opportunities

Autry is proud to offer numerous training courses for our local first responders, law enforcement departments and emergency management personnel! Check out these upcoming opportunities to gain hands-on training and skills to help keep our community safe: 

Security Guard I & II – Begins Sept. 9

Enroll Here

Firefighter I – Begins Sept. 10

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Emergency Medical Responder – Begins Sept. 23

Enroll Here

H2S Clear PEC Certification – Sept. 24

Enroll Here

Learn from a Salon Professional! 

Join Autry graduate and salon professional Mikayla Horning for these two new courses! Whether you are looking for new ways to spend time with your child or just need some tips to manage your own hair, we’ve got your training covered! Sign up for Makeup 101 here and Hot Tools Hair Tips here

Boost Your Business Skills

Through short-term career development courses, numerous onsite resources and customized training options, Autry has partnered with several local entrepreneurs and business owners as they launch and grow their business. Looking to take your business to the next level? We have several short-term courses coming up! 

Develop the Leader Within You (Maxwell) – Begins Sept. 10

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How to Recruit Volunteers and Keep Them – Begins Sept. 16

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Social Media for Small Business – Begins Sept. 19

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Time Management – Begins Sept. 24

Enroll Here

Has Medical Marijuana Affected
Your Business?

During this presentation, we will take a look back at the first year of legalized medical marijuana in Oklahoma, explore developments in the state’s medical marijuana laws (including the Unity Bill) and discuss emerging trends and issues that employers should know to prepare for the continued growth in cannabis legalization. Save your seat here

Filling the Skills Gap with Hands-on Training

Autry provides a productive and prepared workforce for employers in Oklahoma and the Manufacturing and Trades industry is no exception! With a variety of courses and training opportunities, we strive to fill the workforce with qualified workers to set our future generations up for success. Don’t miss these short-term courses coming up soon! 

UAG (Unmanned Aircraft General) Certification – Begins Sept. 9

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – Begins Sept. 16

Enroll Here

Basic Shaft Alignment – Begins Sept. 23

Enroll Here

Welding for Certification – Begins Sept. 24

Enroll Here

Plasma Cutting – Begins Sept. 24

Enroll Here

Take Your Workplace to a New Level

This event features two sessions:

Session 1: Creating A Mindful Workplace – introduces a mindfulness formula and self-discovery tools to help employees become more self-aware and self-managed, using what they now notice to consider ways to work differently, generate better results and improve the workplace culture

Session 2: The Prove-It-To-Me Interview – presents an informed, structured and process-driven approach to redefining interviewing in today’s behavioral-based workplace to best leverage a combination of activities and questions to find the right fit candidate for the job.

Sign up here!

We’re Hiring! 

Check out our employment opportunities here