Find your path to educational success at CKEOC!
Are you an adult, and or Military connected, who has thought about returning to college or perhaps enrolling in college or vocational training for the first time?
Are you at a loss about where to go or how to begin?
The Central Kansas Educational Opportunity Center (CKEOC) has been developed to respond to the increasing educational need of adults. CKEOC is allowed to serve those under the age of 19 due to services of a Talent Search Program not being available within the CKEOC target area. CKEOC is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
CKEOC staff can provide assistance in the areas of:
- Training and education choices
- Financial aid
- Career planning
- Financial literacy
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to Noon
1 - 4:30 p.m.
About Central Kansas Educational Opportunity Center
The Central Kansas Educational Opportunity Center began offering FREE educational services to Kansas residents in 1998. CKEOC is 100% funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Barton Community College is the host institution for CKEOC.
The CKEOC is a TRIO program that evolved from the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, in response to the administration's War on Poverty.
TRIO programs include eight outreach and support programs targeted to help disadvantaged students progress from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs.
To determine if you are eligible to receive FREE CKEOC services you must complete an application form. To complete the application form:
- Stop by our office
- Fill out the application, then print, sign and bring in your application, or mail it to:
Great Bend, KS 67530
The Central Kansas Educational Opportunity Center exists to promote educational awareness by helping community members find a pathway in which to identify and meet their educational, personal and career goals.
The CKEOC serves 33 counties, including: Barton, Norton, Graham, Trego, Ness, Phillips, Rooks, Ellis, Rush, Pawnee, Smith, Osborne, Russell, Stafford, Jewell, Mitchell, Lincoln, Ellsworth, Rice, Republic, Cloud, Ottawa, Saline, Washington, Clay, Dickinson, Marshall, Riley, Geary (including Ft. Riley), Pratt, Pottawatomie, Morris, and Wabaunsee. Click on the image below to view larger.
Check out the latest CKEOC newsletters!
December 2016-February 2017
December 2015-February 2016