Instructional Student Support

Services for Special Populations

H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), enacted July 2018, reauthorized Perkins, which provides funding for various support services (i.e. childcare assistance, textbook lending, gas assistance, and tutoring).

We serve students that meet one or more of these qualifications:

  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families (including low-income youth and adults)
  • Individuals preparing for non-traditional occupational career paths
  • Single parents (including single pregnant women)
  • Out-of-workforce individuals
  • English learners
  • Homeless individuals described in section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 USC 11434a)
  • Youth who are in, or have aged out of, the foster care system
  • Youth with a parent who (A) is a member of the armed forces (as such term is defined in section 101(a)(4) of Title 10, United States Code and (B) is on active duty (as such term is defined in section 101(d)(1) of such title).

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Apply for Special Populations Support Services at Kilgore College


To learn more about the support services please contact one of the specialists listed below—located on both the Kilgore and Longview campuses. 

Office Locations:

  • Longview: Longview North Building, Offices 101 & 105
  • Kilgore: Tuesdays ONLY, Student Support Building, Office 111

Instructional Student Support

Services Offered and Requirements of the Program

Services Offered:

  • Assistance with child care, textbook, gas assistance
  • Part-time employment
  • Referral to community resources
  • Tutoring and study skills assistance-Partnership with Student Success
  • Advising and personal counseling
  • Aptitude and interest assessments
  • Career planning, job readiness and placement services
  • ADA Services-Test Proctoring
  • Professional Development
  • Equipment for workforce programs
  • Nontraditional student advisement/mentoring

NOTE: Services are limited to Special Population students and Career Technical Students.

The program requirements are:

  • Career/Technical major
  • Full-time student
  • Show financial need
  • 2.0 GPA – progress to completion
Support for Special Populations Students

Kilgore College offers support services to students that are declared career technical majors; additionally, who meet the qualifications of special populations. Special populations are persons with disabilities, single parents (including single pregnant women), individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including foster children; and displaced homemakers, individuals that declare majors that are non-traditional for their gender, and individuals with limited English proficiency.

Qualified students may apply for assistance with childcare, textbook lending and transportation prior to the beginning of each semester. Special Populations students are eligible for walk-in tutoring and other learning support services while they are enrolled in courses at KC. For additional information, contact the Director of Instructional Student Support at (903) 236-2030.

For information about Instructional Student Support:

Ebony Dennis
Director
Instructional Student Support
Phone:
(903) 236-2030
Office:
KC-Longview North Bldg. (LVNTH) 101
Mary Stephens
Assistant Coordinator
Instructional Student Support
Phone:
(903) 236-2031
Office:
KC-Longview North Bldg. (LVNTH) 101
Sandy Teel
Assistant Coordinator, Special Populations
Kilgore College-Longview
Phone:
(903) 236-2029
Office:
Main Office KC-Longview North Bldg. (LVNTH) 105; Student Support Bldg. (SSUPP), Room 111 (Tues only)