Potential students must have a high school diploma or GED and must score at least a 6th grade reading level on the advanced version of the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).
EmPower is an employment training program designed to meet the needs of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF recipients). EmPower is designed to provide comprehensive, short term training to enable clients quick entry into the workforce, including a six-month follow-up/mentoring plan to promote retention. Participants who attend this 35 hours per week program receive training in areas such as MS Office and other computer applications, English, medical terminology, customer service, and job readiness.
This 9-week certificate program is an instructor-led, corporate-style training focused on providing technology skills and secrets of workplace success. The EmPower Fast-Track training room is a safe and supportive setting. It also functions as if it were a business environment so students can encounter real-world examples of everything from computer projects to assertive communication. They can also practice the skills and values employers prize in employees. Students are empowered to succeed as the staff models, mentors, and conducts lessons about "hidden rules of work." Whether studying computers or ordering lunch, we help students focus on professional thinking and demeanor. We endeavor to improve the student's self-respect, confidence, and vision of their future. We strive to offer paths to student success and self-sufficiency.
Point of Contact
Pam Emmons, Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob Davis, Training & Development email@example.com
Sherry Alexander, Training & Development firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone (405) 736-0358
Fax (405) 736-0356