The Melrose Construction Trades Program provides training for young people on probation, in order to provide skills for the high-growth/high-demand (and economically vital) construction industry.
Project HOPE is a highly-successful dropout prevention and recovery program that helps high school students obtain their diplomas (as well as professional career skills), preparing them for successful employment or pursuit of further education.
Project SEARCH is designed for students with significant disabilities to assist them with a plan to transition from school to employment through innovative workforce and career development. Project SEARCH is a collaborative partnership between Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Mercy Health Center, the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, and the National Center for Disability Education and Training.
TOP helps welfare recipients re-enter the workforce. The program is funded by the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 and various state initiatives.