Meridian Technology Center Offers New Personal and Professional Development Options for Summer

Meridian has announced new short courses for the summer, including cake decorating. Residents can take courses at Meridian’s main campus in Stillwater and the South Campus in Guthrie.

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Summer is the ideal time to invest in yourself with personal and professional development courses offered by Meridian Technology Center.   

“Whether you’re interested in developing new skills for the workplace or if you just want a fun night out with your friends, we offer classes to meet those needs at our Main Campus in Stillwater and at our South Campus in Guthrie,” said Titus Lester, Meridian’s Coordinator of Adult Training and Development.   

Each semester Meridian offers hundreds of courses that allow district residents to expand their skills and explore their interests. Many professional development and personal enrichment classes are offered during the day and evening. Online training is also available.   

Notable short courses that will be offered at the Main Campus in Stillwater include Forming an LLC, Infant/Child CPR for Family and Friends, Forklift Certification, Beekeeping and Defensive Driving.  

Several cooking classes will also be offered. Examples include Gluten-Free Bread, Homemade Pasta, Cake Decorating and Candymaking. Cooking classes provide a hands-on demonstration and samples to take home.    

Short Courses at the South Campus in Guthrie 

Meridian’s South Campus in Guthrie will host several short courses in business, cooking, computers, health, photography and navigating adulthood. Both daytime and evening classes are offered.  

Notable short courses that will be offered at the South Campus include Excel Basics, Starting A Business and Safe Sitter.  

Several cooking classes will also be offered. Examples include Bread Making, Crazy Cupcakes and Death by Chocolate.  

High school equivalency classes are offered at no cost on Tuesday and Thursday nights. 

Meridian’s First Capital Film Crew Institute is an initiative at the South Campus that prepares individuals for a career in the film crew industry. Short courses through the Film Crew Institute include So, You Want To Be An Extra? For information on the First Capital Film Crew Institute, visit

Meridian has a new set of classes each spring, summer and fall. For a complete listing of this semester’s courses, visit Register online at If there is a short-term training course that you would like to see offered at Meridian, contact Titus Lester at [email protected] or (405) 377-3333.  

Meridian Technology Center has been a driver of economic development since 1975. With a mission to educate, enrich lives and secure economic futures, Meridian offers full-time career training programs, short courses, workforce and economic development assistance and entrepreneurial support to residents from the Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater school districts. The school has locations in Stillwater and Guthrie. Meridian is one of 29 schools within Oklahoma’s CareerTech system.