Academic Center

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Mandee Thomas
Academic Center Coordinator


Office: 580-250-5529
mthomas@greatplains.edu

Do you need to brush up on your math, reading or communication skills? The Academic Center Coordinator will help you to improve your skills. Information is also available to help you develop effective study, test taking, and time-management skills. Services are available free of charge to all students who are currently enrolled at Great Plains Tech. Academic Center
Building 100, Room 148

Office Hours:
Mon, Tues & Thur 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Wed 7:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Fri 7:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

The Academic Center Coordinator can help with the following:

  • Learning/Working Style Assessment
  • Improve study, test taking, and time management skills
  • Develop a basic skills improvement plan for Math & Reading 
  • Provide individual/group instruction for remediation
  • Provide a quiet setting for homework or studying
  • Annually facilitates ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Test and Career Exploration Program Follow-up

Student Services Available in the Academic Center

  • Computer Lab - 12 computers with internet and laser printer access
  • Career Ready 101/Keytrain-Online learning system for basic workplace skills specific to Career
  • Clusters based on WorkKeys Employment System
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Learning Working Styles Inventory
  • Kurzweil Educational System
  • GPTC program specific practice