Dale Rogers Training Center (DRTC), Oklahoma’s oldest and largest community vocational training and employment center for people with disabilities, received the Oklahoma City Mayor’s Committee on Disability Concerns’ 2017 Employer of the Year Award.
The annual award honors employers for outstanding hiring practices and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
DRTC provides training or employment opportunities for 1,000 people with disabilities every year. The nonprofit agency, which received it’s third consecutive CARF Accreditation in 2017, offers many programs to provide opportunities for individuals served. Last program year, individuals in the nonprofit’s programs earned $5 million.
Dale Rogers Training Center also operates a Transition School-to-Work program, working with high school juniors and seniors at 17 schools in the Oklahoma City metro to equip them not only with work skills, but also personal and self advocacy skills.
As an entrepreneurial nonprofit, DRTC runs Prism Place (awards, trophies and promotional items division), as well as Wyman Frame (custom picture framing division), and holds custodial and food service contracts at Tinker Air Force Base, FAA and other locations.
About DRTC: 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 more than 1,000 people with disabilities per year. Visit us online: DRTC.org.