GOALS Program

GOALS program graduate receives flowers from her son and father

The GOALS Program is a student support program designed in collaboration with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Redlands Community College, and partner businesses and agencies. The GOALS program staff use a strength-based approach to identify and build on the existing and emerging strengths and capabilities of our students.  


Students interested in attending the GOALS Program are referred by the Department of Human Services.

  • GED/HISET test preparation to earn a high school equivalency
  • Non-credit career certificates
  • Associate degree programs
  • Life skills such as financial management, balancing work and family, stress management, parenting, etc.
  • Academic advisement 
  • Advocacy for students with learning differences
  • Tutoring
  • Work experience through internships and on-the-job training
  • Job readiness training
  • Job placement assistance
  • Counseling
  • Referrals to community partners for food, housing and financial assistance

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Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

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Debra Lamar

Debra Lamar, M.Ed.
Phone: 405.422.6213

Michelle Boyd

Michelle Boyd
Job Skills Specialist
Phone: 405.422.8002

Contact Us

GOALS Program
Debra Lamar, Director
Phone: 405.422.6213

1300 S. Country Club Rd.
El Reno, OK 73036