CKTC students and staff adjust to life of online classes and meetings

Although shops and classrooms are empty, learning is still taking place at Caddo Kiowa Technology Center. The staff has been busy over the past couple of weeks converting their curricula to online platforms after Oklahoma State Superintendent Hofmeister ordered schools to close.

Students and teachers will use Schoology, Google Classroom, email, Facebook Live and Zoom, etc. to connect with staff and patrons.

Superintendent Tony Hancock reported that staff was already familiar with using a variety of platforms for doing business and has been quite impressed with everyone’s commitment to making continued construction and services possible. The staff at CKTC are also participating in virtual staff meetings to keep up-to-date on the situation.

Currently, staff working from home during the April shelter-in-place decree. Local businesses are encouraged to reach out to CKTC’s Business and Industry Services representatives for assistance and resources. With classes resuming online Monday, April 6, students should stay in contact with their instructors.

What’s more, CKTC wants students to know that staff is still available to them during this time – particularly counselors if they need assistance, as well as the financial aid coordinator People are also encouraged to watch our web page and social media for updates.

For over half a century, CKTC has provided career training, business and industry services and leadership programs to a rural district in southwest Oklahoma. Opportunities at CKTC range from business and health to science and transportation trades. Additionally, CKTC offers customized workplace training and short-term training. More information about CKTC is available online at or by calling 405.643.5511. CKTC is a proud member of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, which provides leadership and resources and assures standards of excellence for a comprehensive statewide system of career and technology education. The system offers programs and services in 29 technology center districts.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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