The Carl Perkins Career Specialist assist students within the Carl Perkins Co-op in developing their educational and career goals. Students are given assessments to determine their aptitude, career interest, and work values. These assessments are for all students regardless of whether they plan to attend college or a career tech center, join the military or go directly to work after graduation. For more information, please contact Stephanie Costello, Career Specialist at 580-562-3181.
Counselors provide prospective and current students with information on occupational choices to meet their career goals. Assistance is available for academic needs, personal development and decision making. For enrollment opportunities or more information about guidance services contact:
Karla Wedel, Burns Flat Guidance Counselor 580-562-3181.
Linda Maberry, Sayre Guidance Counselor 580-928-2097.
Prior to enrollment, students should visit with their high school counselor and/or principal and parent(s) guardian. Career major enrollment choice should be based on assessed interest, achievement and abilities. Home school students must provide affidavit of school credentials. Each fall semester Tech Tours take place for sophomores to preview training opportunities. Application for enrollment for High School students become available December 1st each year for those wanting to attend the following school year.
Western Technology Center is dedicated to collaborating with and empowering students who have disabilities to become successful in the workplace. Western Technology Center provides reasonable accommodations and support for students with disabilities and special education needs covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
If you have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, you may be eligible for accommodations in the assessment process and/or classroom. Accommodations will ensure the assessment and/or classroom work accurately reflects your skills, knowledge and abilities.
For more information, adult students may contact:
Karla Wedel; at 580-562-3181.
High school students may contact:
Jessica Anthony at 580-562-3181. The student’s High School Teacher of Record works directly with the WTC Special Needs Representative to enroll students while attending high school.
Students are encouraged to utilize the career placement services at WTC as a student and for at least six months following completion of their career major. This service provides students with employment opportunity information, résumé writing, interviewing techniques, job readiness, portfolio development, and other job search skills. For more information, please contact Shelby Reimer, Student Services Specialist at 580-562-3181.