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The Face of Career & Technology Education – Francis Tuttle Technology Center

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The district focuses on technical training for high school and adult students and training for employees of companies in the district.

Francis Tuttle’s mission is to “prepare our customers for success in the workplace.” Everything Francis Tuttle does is in support of that mission. The school focuses on technical training for high school and adult students and training for employees of companies in the district. Francis Tuttle is a unique provider of post-secondary education because of the intentional focus on the student experience. The school has created an educational model that supports building relationships, working with each student as an individual, helping them achieve their career goals and providing the most up-to-date technical skills to the student.

Francis Tuttle recently opened a new campus in Edmond centered on entrepreneurship. A business incubator, design thinking studios and a product realization lab are just a few of the resources that make this campus unique. The Entrepreneurship Academy for high school students is a new program that began at the start of this school year in Edmond. The goal for this program is that every student would have a viable business developed before graduation. This academy rounds out the other high school academies, including Engineering, Bio-Sciences and Medicine and Computer Science. Aerospace and education are also being considered as focuses for future academies.

Dr. Michelle Keylon, superintendent of Francis Tuttle since 2019, began as a teacher in the CareerTech system more than 25 years ago. Keylon explains, “This position allows me to focus on workforce and economic development, bringing together customers that need careers and companies that need employees.”

12777 N Rockwell Ave • OKC • 405-717-7799 • francistuttle.edu

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