Meridian Technology Center provides customized education and training services for individuals, industries and communities.
Meridian had its beginning as Indian Meridian Area Vocational-Technical School in July 1973. In August 1975, classes began with 13 daytime programs and staff of approximately 30. In 1994, the school was renamed Meridian Technology Center. In addition to serving high school students and adults through full-time Career Training Majors, short-term Professional and Personal Interest courses served 1,635 students in the first year. The facility, located on 70 acres in Stillwater, Oklahoma, began with 92,000 square feet and now encompasses more than 200,000 square feet.
The school has grown to more than 70 career training majors with nearly 700 students enrolled in this area alone. Over the course of the year[when?], more than 11,000 individuals will take classes, including customized business and industry training.
Meridian Technology Center is part of a network of 29 career technology centers across the state through the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. Since 1975, Meridian has been training individuals for the workplace. A wide variety of course offerings include Career Training, Professional and Personal Interest, Online Classes and Business Solutions.
The Meridian Technology Center district covers parts of Lincoln, Logan, Noble, Pawnee and Payne counties, encompassing more than 900 square miles. The district includes residents in communities served by the following school districts: Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater.
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