Owens Aspire College and Career Readiness Center (CCR)


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Owens Aspire College and Career Readiness Center (CCR) provides Tuition-FREE services for individuals* who need assistance acquiring the skills to succeed in life, post-secondary education, training, and employment.

Whether providing education in basic academic skills, English for Speakers of Other Languages classes or High School Equivalency classes, Owens CCR is here to help!

The story of our students

The story of our students

Classes and Services We Offer:

  • Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency (HSE – Formerly GED)
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) ***
  • College Entrance Exam Preparation  (CPC) **
  • Basic math, reading and writing skills
  • Distance Education
  • Transition services for employment and post-secondary
  • Life skills, employability skills, and computer literacy
  • Workplace Literacy to increase the productivity of the workforce

Owens Aspire College and Career Readiness Center

(567) 661-2CCR (2227) | ccr@cours-cuisine.net

Walk-in Hours
Toledo-area Campus | Founders Hall, Room 1121
Tuesday and Thursday | 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


* Individuals between the ages of 16-18 must provide either an official withdrawal from compulsory education from the last school attended on official school letterhead signed by the superintendent or designee or provide written evidence of a high school credential before enrolling in an Owens Aspire CCRC class. 

** A referral form from an Owens Community College advisor is required before registration

*** according to federal law, Owens Aspire CCRC may not provide services and instruction to Limited English Proficient students in the United States with F-1 visas. For students interested in Advanced ESOL, ASPIRE placement test is required. Lower-level students may enroll in regular ESOL classes.


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