Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Career Development Program

Ken English, Ed.D.
Phone: 866-933-2260

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Mail completed applications to:
Choctaw Nation
Career Development Program
P.O. Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702

Let us help you find the career for you!

Vision for Success

Within today’s global economy, finding and keeping a job requires higher skill levels than ever before. Employers want workers with documented skills based on “real world” experience.

The Choctaw Nation’s vision for the development of the Career Development Program is to create a pipeline to quality career and technology training as well as career services for the Choctaw people.

Requirements for Eligibility

Interested participant must be a registered member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

What services are available?
  • Career Guidance Services
  • Assessment Testing
  • Academic Remediation
  • Financial Assistance for Quality Training
  • “Career Readiness Certificate”
Career Guidance and Counseling Services

The Career Development Center offers a variety of services to facilitate student development in the academic, career, and personal/social areas. Services include assessment, academic advisement, career information and planning, college and/or technical school, financial aid and scholarships, job readiness assistance and personal and professional growth workshops.

Our staff includes certified, licensed or qualified professional career counselors.

Assessment Testing

The abilities to learn, communicate and solve problems are essential assets for any worker, regardless of career choice. The Career Development Program offers the following assessment testing/certifications that measure skills which employers believe are critical to job success:

  • WorkKeys
  • KeyTrain
  • OKCIS
  • Discover
  • “Career Readiness Certificate”
Academic Remediation

The Career Development Program is committed to supporting and strengthening the academic skills and offers a variety of learning assistance programs designed to develop and improve skills necessary for success in college-level or technical courses.

Alternate modes of instruction, such as one-on-one tutorials, computer-assisted instruction, small groups and individualized instruction are used to address the needs of the students seeking assistance.

Financial Assistance for Quality Training
  • Assistance with FAFSA Applications
  • Funding available for those who qualify
Career Readiness Certificate

Career Readiness Certificates are portable credentials that show an individual has certain fundamentals needed in the workplace.