About Us

Dale Rogers Training Center (DRTC) is the oldest and largest community vocational training and employment center for people with disabilities in Oklahoma. With multiple locations in Oklahoma, DRTC trains or employs 1,000 people with disabilities per year.

2018 Winter Quarterly cover showing the silhouette of a person in a wheelchair looking at the moon. The moon has four faces of the individuals nominated by DRTC who won 2018 Governor's Awards. "At DRTC, our success is rising."

Winter Quarterly

Rising stars and other happenings at DRTC! Read about our 2018 Governor’s Award winners!

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Gift Shop

Gift items, including holiday cards, assembled and packaged by individuals at DRTC. Give a great gift today!

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Awards and Trophies

Handcrafted acrylic awards, trophies, medals, plaques and more! State Use contract SW001.

Framed OKC print when Oklahoma City was 3 weeks old.

Picture Frames

Custom picture framing services. State Use contract #SW917.

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Promotional Items

Branded items for your agency, business or group, quality checked by people with disabilities. Browse our extensive catalog.

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Product Catalog

Our all-new, expanded Product Catalog now includes art glass and crystal awards, as well as new Prairie Spices, greeting cards and more!

Dale Rogers Training Center, Inc. (DRTC) supports people with disabilities through paid vocational training, in-house programs and work opportunities as well as competitive community employment.

DRTC offers many programs, including a summer camp program for teenagers and young adults, high school transitional programs, paid training opportunities and community employment.



An entrepreneurial nonprofit agency

DRTC’s Board of Directors decided in the 1980s to take steps to earn its own way as an agency and show that people with disabilities can do quality work. Over the years, DRTC has grown at a steady pace, acquiring federal contracts, winning awards, and implementing mobile workforce groups.

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History of DRTC

Incorporated since 1953

Visit DRTC

2501 N. Utah Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK 73107


8am-5pm, excluding holidays

Leadership Team

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Connie Thrash McGoodwin, M.Ed.

Executive Director

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Deborah Copeland, M.Ed.

Deputy Director

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Lillian Hobbs

Chief Financial Officer

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