Talent Search

What is STEPS? Southeastern’s Talent Search Educational Program Services is a free service for eligible middle school and senior high school students. It is designed to provide academic and career guidance for students who desire education or training beyond high school. Activities for participants are conducted during the year through group presentations, individual counseling, workshops and field trips.  Talent Search (STEPS) is part of the Federal TRiO programs funded through the U. S. Department of Education.

Middle School/Junior High Activities include:

  • Academic Assessment
  • Study Skills Workshopskids graphic
  • Tutoring
  • Motivation
  • Personal Counseling
  • Career Awareness & Exploration
  • Summer Camp

Senior High Activities include:

  • Study skills workshops
  • Tutoring
  • Career Exploration
  • Mentoring/Job Shadowing Opportunities
  • Realistic Goal Setting
  • ACT and/or SAT registration, preparation and interpretation
  • Assistance in applying for financial aid
  • Current information on colleges and universities, technical or trade schools
  • Campus Tours
  • Assistance in understanding and meeting postsecondary admission requirements

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Be sure to check out the Learning Corner frequently and send the answer to the critical thinking activity to Kris! Also, while you’re at the library, pick up one or two of the “Recommended Reads” to keep your mind sharp.

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To contact us:
Call 1-800-435-1327 X 2420 or 580-745-2420 or  580-745-2929
Durant (Main) Office
or 1-888-286-9431 ext. 5247  Idabel Office
Kris Simpson, Director
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