Skills to Rebuild

Tri County Tech partnered with the State of Oklahoma to offer the Skills to Rebuild Initiative – designed to help revive Oklahoma’s economy by providing free training*, so Oklahomans can build the future they want!

“Getting into Tri County Tech was a defining moment of my life. Thanks to TCT, I now have a certification, make more money than I’ve ever made, and I’m debt free after completing my degree!” – Malori T.   |   Tri County Tech Student 2019

Students Impacted to Date

The Skills to Rebuild initiative, launched for the 2020-2021 school year, was an effort to help jump-start the economy amidst double-digit unemployment due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Tri County Tech implemented the program to train 375 underemployed/unemployed individuals for identified jobs in the Tri County Tech area.

  • Original Plan to Train: 375
  • Total Projected Graduates through May: 450
  • Completion Retention: 85%
  • Placement Rate: 83.15%
  • Average Wage: $13.18
  • Average Wage Increase: $3.04
  • Total Applications: 3,557
  • Generating Annual Payroll: $12,336,480.00

Governor Stitt awarded a GEERS grant to fund the initiative, which included tuition waivers for adult students that completed. After overwhelming demand, Tri County increased the potential enrollment to 450 students.

* The Skills to Rebuild Scholarship is for Oklahoma residents only. The Skills to Rebuild Scholarships will be awarded to Tri County Tech students enrolled in an adult Flex or Fast Track program during the 2020-2021 school year. The Skills to Rebuild Scholarship is contingent upon the successful completion of the training or program. Students who drop out during the first two weeks of the program will be responsible for 50% of the tuition and testing fee if the Accuplacer assessment was taken. Students who drop out after the second week of the program will be responsible for 100% of the tuition and testing fee if Accuplacer was taken.

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