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PHOTOS: Central Tech Hosts STEM Day

March 8, 2017

Central Tech hosted the 15th annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Day at the Drumright campus.  It’s a one-day event with activities consisting of math contests, engineering and scientific problem solving, and demonstrations related to STEM. Fifteen schools attended with approximately 530 high school and middle school students competing.  Competitions included five areas of […]

Central Tech’s NSA CyberPatriot Team is Only Oklahoma Team Headed to National Competition

March 5, 2017

Central Tech is proud to announce the NSA CyberPatriot Team earned a spot as a national finalist in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.  The competition will be held April 2-6, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. “CyberPatriot is an excellent opportunity for students to learn how to solve real world problems using real world solutions. […]

Central Tech Opens New Business Incubator

February 28, 2017

If you could improve the probability your start-up business would be successful, would you want to know more, or take advantage? Business incubators nurture companies in the start-up or expansion stages, by providing an environment conducive to growth, as well as the support, advice and services to allow business owners to focus on what they […]

Central Tech’s Annual Open House This Sunday to Include Free Health Fair

February 17, 2017

Central Tech’s annual open house will host a free health fair on Sunday, February 19 from 1-4 p.m. Along with the health fair, Central Tech will have more than 70 attractions and demonstrations that are sure to please the whole family as they focus on technical learning, today’s technology, and interactive action. Health fairs on […]

Needed: A Skilled Workforce; Available: The Resources to Get Them.

February 15, 2017

Central Tech offers several industry-recognized certification programs to meet the increasing demands of the manufacturing workforce. Three of these programs, Industrial Maintenance, Welding, and HVAC are offered in the evenings to better align with the schedules of busy adults. There are 10,300 jobs in the manufacturing ecosystem in East Central Oklahoma with average wages of $61,050. […]

Central Tech Practical Nursing Students Graduate

December 8, 2016

On December 6, Central Tech celebrated eight Practical Nursing students who graduated from the Sapulpa campus and on December 8, celebrated eight more Practical Nursing students who graduated from the Drumright campus.  All are on their way to licensure. The Central Tech Practical Nursing (PN) program is open to adults and is offered on both […]

Central Tech Nurse Becomes a Doctor

September 23, 2016

Central Tech’s Practical Nursing District Coordinator Curtis Baker recently earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Phoenix making him officially Dr. Baker. He was hooded at Rose State College on July 23. Dr. Baker has been a registered nurse for 20 years and worked at Central Tech for 14 of those […]

Could what happened at ITT happen at CentralTech?

September 22, 2016

You may have heard about ITT Tech closing up all of it’s campuses earlier this month, after having been in operation for over 50 years. There’s a lot to that story, with more information still coming out, but many of us wondered if our darling Vo-Tech School Central Tech—based out of Drumright, but with a […]

Central Tech Staff wins big in a “summer of honors”

August 9, 2016

This summer was a summer of honors for several Central Tech employees. At the 49th annual Oklahoma Career and Technology Education Summer Conference held at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City August 1, four awards went to Central Tech. Former Central Tech Superintendent Phil Waul (featured above) earned Oklahoma CareerTech’s most prestigious award, the Francis […]

Stephanie Pool receives CareerTech’s highest communications award

August 8, 2016

Stephanie Pool of Central Technology Center received one of Oklahoma CareerTech’s top awards during the 49th annual Career and Technology Education Summer Conference at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City Aug. 1-2. Pool received the 2016 Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers Outstanding Communications and Marketing Award. Oklahoma ACTE is the professional organization for the […]