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Adult and Career Development



When it comes to helping you gain the skills you need to quickly transition to the workforce,
Adult and Career Development knows how to do it right. ACD classes help adults develop new and emerging job skills, ease workforce transitions, and enhance career development opportunities to succeed in today’s workplace.
ACD has strong relationships with business and industry that ensure the network of resources in the CareerTech system designs training programs in response to industry needs and new technologies. With an established background in successful programs, ACD provides a strong foundation for further training by offering short-term quality curriculum and instruction that will quickly transition students into the workforce. ACD has diverse funding streams, including resources at the local, state and federal level. This diversity ensures long-term sustainability and allows programs to respond to industry needs on a real-time basis, making ACD the most flexible and innovative delivery method for workforce training in Oklahoma.

Working Together

Career development, continuing education, certification, and personal enrichment are just a few of the reasons for enrolling in Adult and Career Development classes at your local technology center. Professional staff members workerscollaborate with other ACD staff in Oklahoma’s CareerTech system to create the training programs and services you need to be successful in the workforce.
  • Designing professional development opportunities
  • Collaborating to access critical technical resources
  • Seeking out new and emerging markets
  • Building strong business relationships
  • Creating quick transitions to the workforce
  • Leading statewide responses to Industry needs

Join the Success Anywhere in Oklahoma

Adult and Career Development programs feature cost effective, badge-1hands-on short-term training programs designed
to produce highly skilled workers. Classes are scheduled during the day and evening, during the week and weekend for almost every type of schedule, and in many cases, your results may be applied toward completing a career major.
At all 29 technology center districts, there were more than 75,000 enrollments in ACD classes and employees from more than 1,100 Oklahoma businesses received training in ACD classes in FY2011.


Partnering with your local technology center can open up a world of possibilities that can help
your company grow, expand and become more profitable. We can provide quality, customized
training in many areas, including Safety and Health, Existing Industry and Training for Industry.



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