W.E. Pro$per

This program equips youth ages 13 to 17 for summer employment. W.E. Pro$per offers boys and girls monthly classroom training in career training, business ethics and etiquette beginning in the fall and continuing monthly. through the academic school year. Upon successful completion of 22-24 hrs. of training, students are placed in summer-long apprenticeships throughout the city of Bartlesville.


Student applications are available online here. Annual classes are selected in August, and begin training in September for jobs the following summer.


You Can Be a Part of It

This program is an excellent opportunity for individuals and businesses to partner in preparing tomorrow's leaders for success. You can help in a variety of ways:

  • By assisting with classroom training at the Center
  • By providing a summer site for an apprentice's on-the-job-training
  • By sponsoring one or more apprentices

To find out more about how you or your organization can participate, or to apply to become a W.E. Pro$per apprentice, contact the Center at (918) 336-6760. Together, we can build a stronger Bartlesville.

501 S. Bucy Avenue

Bartlesville, OK 74003

(918) 336-6760


Open Mon-Fri, 9AM-5:30 PM


Our Mission

To educate and empower the underserved in our community.

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