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THE ARMSTRONG CENTER for Professional & Continuing Education Professional development, creative arts, event hosting — it’s all here!

TAKE A LOOK THROUGH OUR CATALOG! VISIT OUR WEBSITE! REGISTER TODAY! Working on your career? We can help. Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality programming and expert instruction. Maximize your potential with: Certificate Programs Project Management Paralegal Gerontology Assisted Living Caregiver Event Planning Supervisory Management and more Professional Development

Online Classes Professional Development for Teachers Real Estate Project Management Forensic Computer Examiner Pharmacy Technician Medical Transcription and more

Computer Education Consulting Train the Trainer Accounting and Bookkeeping and more

Just want to enjoy your free time? Explore. Discover. Participate. — just for the fun of it! Painting Drawing Running

Fashion Genealogy Living Green

Knitting Photography Publishing and more

Visit our website today for a complete schedule and to register. Space is limited!


Just a few comments from our satisfied participants… I am looking forward to the next computer class. — Walter Burns Chatham County Government

The class was so rewarding. I really learned a lot in the medical coding class. — Jacqueline C. Greene St. Joseph’s/Candler

This class was informative; it has been great to learn how to use a new piece of software that will help me with my daily work. — Brenda C. Dilbert Chatham County Courthouse.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Our professional programs are designed to keep you competitive in the ever-changing job market, whether you need to learn new skills to advance in your current career or to land your dream job!

Home & Assisted Living Caregiver The Home & Assisted Living Caregiver Certificate program is designed for students who are interested in caring for loved ones in a private home or working in a nursing care facility in a healthcare aide capacity. Participants will learn the basic techniques of caregiving as well as CPR and first aid. In addition, participants will learn about communication with patients and family, nutrition, dealing with dementia and end-of-life care. Mon. & Wed., Mar. 1-Apr. 14, 9 a.m.-noon | $149



Event Planning Certificate Program Learn everything you need to know about the art and business of planning weddings, meetings, company programs, parties, family and class reunions and other events in this creative hands-on program. From site selection and inspection to negotiating contracts, you will cover it all. Tues., June 1-22, 6-8 p.m. | $159

Gerontology Certificate **ONLINE** The Certificate in Gerontology is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature. Health professionals who work with the older population need continuing professional education to gain a broad understanding of the field of gerontology and to stay current with emerging trends. Start date: Any time, self-paced. | $280

Interior Design Certificate This certificate engages students in the philosophy, art and science of constructing interior spaces with classes in rendering, studio, history, lighting and styling. The ultimate goal is to provide a solid skill set with which to approach the industry. Three classes required: Interior Design I, II & III. Parts I & II offered this term. See following pages for details.

Legal Secretary Certificate We can prepare you for a rewarding career in the legal profession. Legal secretaries tackle the majority of administrative responsibilities, from researching to preparing correspondence. See our website for details. Some of the required classes are offered this term.

Legal & Ethical Issues for Nurses Certificate **ONLINE** The Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses who work with all types of patients. While this certificate program is targeted directly toward nurses of all levels and in all positions, it is also relevant for the following individuals: nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, healthcare administrators, personal care assistants and volunteers. Start date: Any time, self-paced | $161

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Managing Telecommuters Certificate **ONLINE** The traditional office workday is becoming outmoded as more professionals work from home. Learn to increase productivity and profits in this program. Take the three online classes: Keys to Telecommuting Success, Supervising Telecommuters and Leadership Issues in Telecommuting and then complete a 50-question test in this important and growing area for business, government and nonprofit organizations. See details about classes on the following pages.

Microsoft Office Certificate (WIA Approved. See p. 20) This certificate program provides training in the Microsoft Office Software programs to enhance your ability to tackle the challenges in today’s working environment. See website for details. Some of the required classes are offered this term.

Paralegal Certificate Law firms, banks, government agencies, corporations, etc., employ paralegals as the demand for highly trained professionals continues to increase. See our website for details. Some of the required classes are offered this term.

ATTN: TEACHERS We offer professional learning unit courses for K-12 educators on CD-ROM. These interactive continuing education courses provide expert instruction at a pace that fits your schedule. Classes are only $164 - $184. Some of our classes include: Learning Disabilities Practical Information for the Teacher Autism & Asperger’s Disorder Information & Effective Intervention Strategies Behavior is Language Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior Reading Fundamentals #1 An Introduction to Scientifically-Based Research Talented & Gifted Working with High Achievers Teaching Diversity Influences & Issues in the Classroom



Project Management Certificate In this highly interactive program, you will learn multiple aspects of effective project management so you can plan and control projects, work effectively with project teams, improve performance, provide leadership and deliver projects on time and on budget. Five classes. See details about each course on the following pages. All five classes together just $1490

Supervisory Management Certificate This highly engaging program will provide you with the necessary skills to achieve supervisory excellence. You will learn the basic leadership skills needed to successfully manage both people and tasks. Through time-tested techniques and practice, learn how to develop your staff, set and monitor performance goals, resolve conflicts, build teams and communicate effectively. Tues., Feb. 9-23, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | $199

Violence in Schools Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies Harassment, Bully & CyberIntimidation in Schools Attention Deficit Disorder Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching Drugs & Alcohol in Schools Understanding Substance Use & Abuse Child Abuse Working with Abused & Neglected Children Understanding Aggression Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEW! Marketing on a Budget Learn how to use new combinations of marketing methods, like social networking and guerilla marketing, to produce an effective strategic marketing plan for your business at little or no cost. Mon., Feb. 1, 6-9 p.m. | $49

NEW! Train the Trainer: High Impact Training Add the polish and pizzazz of a professional to your instructional delivery by learning solid program design and delivery strategies and techniques. Tues.-Fri., Jan. 26-29, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | $199

Beginning Accounting & Bookkeeping The backbone of any sound business is money! Understand accounting and bookkeeping practices to follow the money. Mon., Feb. 1-22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $99

NEW! Getting Started as a Consultant **Unique Opportunity** Acquire the skills needed to prepare yourself to become a consultant to share your knowledge and skill and increase your income. You will learn how to write a proposal, sell a job and expand a work plan. You will also learn how to market yourself to become successful. Tues. & Thurs., Feb. 2-11, 6-8 p.m. | $149

NEW! Don’t Blow the Interview: Basic Job Search Skills with Ralph Ferrone ***Unique Opportunity*** Acquire the knowledge and techniques that are necessary to successfully navigate a job search and business interview. Your instructor is a well-known professional who has authored a respected book on the topic. Thurs. Feb. 11, 6-8:30 p.m. | $59

NEW! Don’t Blow the Interview: Interview Skills With Ralph Ferrone Discover how interviewers perceive you through the use of videotaped interviews that you will create in the class. This valuable tool will show you how your actions might sabotage your chances of securing that great job. Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 16-Mar. 2, 6-8:30 p.m. | $179



NEW! Basics of Fundraising: How to Get Your Hands on the Money Achieve financial goals for your organization. Learn how to raise funds, explore strategies for identifying and building long-term relationships with donors, solicit grants and charitable gifts, incorporate volunteers into fundraising campaigns and create a fund development plan. Tues. & Thurs., Feb. 16 & 18, 6-8 p.m. | $49

NEW! First Time Home Buyers: Learning What You Don’t Know You Don’t Know Be on the winning edge of real estate. Discover how to negotiate the best price using a buyer’s agent and explore the world of credit and different types of mortgages. Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 23 & 25, 6-8 p.m. | $39

NEW! Buying Foreclosed Properties—The Right Way Learn how foreclosures work in Georgia. You will learn how to estimate the value of a home and the cost of repairs. You will even learn how to buy foreclosures at a discount. Mon., Mar. 1, 6-8:30 p.m. | $39

Grant Writing & Resource Development Workshop Designed for executives, development officers, board members and those interested in starting a nonprofit organization, this workshop has been carefully created and crafted to teach you how to write proposals for submission to government, corporations and foundations. Sat., Mar. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $99

NEW! Getting Paid to Talk! Introduction to Professional Voice-Overs Record a commercial under the direction of your instructor! A seasoned professional television and radio personality will answer your questions and provide examples of recordings from professional voice actors. Mon., Mar. 22, 6-8:30 p.m. | $39

NEW! Creative Cover Letters and Remarkable Resumes Jumpstart your career change! Learn to showcase your skills by applying creative techniques to cover letters and resumes. Grab the attention of employers and land on the top of the pile. If your job has been affected by the economic downturn, or you feel like it is time for a career change, this class is for you. Tues. & Thurs., Mar. 23 & 25, 6-8 p.m. | $49

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Report Writing for Public Safety Officers Through a combination of presentation, conversation and exercises, this one-day course will cover topics you need to infuse your writing with power and clarity as you write faster and better reports and avoid embarrassing mistakes. Approved for POST credit. Fri., Apr. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $99

NEW! Entrepreneurship for Adults Reaching for the Dream of Owning a Business Gain the basic knowledge and skills to determine the feasibility of starting and running a business, measure expectations and formulate a step-by-step approach for launching a business venture. This class will focus on the concepts, skills, attitudes, controls and rewards of entrepreneurship. Tues. & Thurs., May 4 & 6, 6-9 p.m. | $59

Keys to Telecommuting Success **ONLINE** Statistics show that telecommuters are 25% more productive than people who work in an office, meaning your company is more profitable. Discover the keys to making telecommuting a success for you and your organization. Includes 100-page guide to telecommuting. Online. Feb. 1-28 | $145. Offered again: June 1-30

Supervising Telecommuters **ONLINE** Telecommuters boost your organization’s profitability. Recruit the best people regardless of where they live. Tour a model virtual office. Then take away the four core management practices to supervise telecommuters for a win-win for both your employees and management. Includes 112-page manual. Online. Mar. 1-31 | $145. Offered again: May 1-31

Leadership Issues in Telecommuting **ONLINE** With statistics showing that telecommuters are 25% more productive than office workers, virtual organizations will be superior to office-based organizations in the 21st century. Find out how to transition and position your organization to remain competitive and position your organization for success. Get leadership strategies to help your team work smarter, leaner, better and with enhanced customer service. Includes the instructor’s fascinating book Nine Shift: Work, Life and Education in the 21st Century. Online. Apr. 1-30 | $195. Offered again: June 1-30



PROJECT MANAGEMENT (WIA Approved. See p. 20)

Project Management Basics This lively course covers the key skills and tools employees need to be successful in planning and completion of assigned projects. A great course for anyone who wants a broad overview of what project management is all about. This class addresses scope management, scheduling, budgeting, resources, communications, risk and procurement management techniques and hands-on practical use of tools with a specific project to complete. Fri., Feb. 12 & 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $495

Project Management Principles Using PMBOK This program will build a solid foundation and provide participants with a step-by-step guide for managing projects from beginning to a successful conclusion. Students will be exposed to a variety of strategic and real world scenarios. Simulated group projects and exercises are an integral part of the curriculum. Students will receive their own PMBOK and will complete the 35-hour course requirement for the PMI PMP certification application. Initiation/Closing Projects Fri., Mar. 12, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | $249 Project Planning Part I Fri., Mar. 26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | $249 Planning Part II and Project Execution Fri., Apr. 16, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | $249 Controlling & Professional Responsibility Fri., Apr. 30, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | $249


(WIA Approved. See p. 20)

Real Estate Law II You will gain a more in-depth knowledge of real estate transactions, the preparation and use of routing real estate forms, real estate documents and title abstracting. Tues., Mar. 30-May 18, 6-8:30 p.m. | $135

Legal Research and Writing II You will be introduced to practices and procedures in finding and utilizing primary and secondary resources for legal research. This course focuses on the legal analysis and written procedures of law practice, including the fundamental principle of legal writing; analyzing facts and identifying legal problems. Mon., May 10-June 28, 6-8:30 p.m. | $135

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HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACLS Certification This course provides certification by the American Heart Association related to emergency cardiac life support and resuscitation. A current CPR card and familiarity with arrhythmia interpretation and treatment modalities are required. Sat. & Sun., Jan. 9 & 10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | $189 Offered again: Apr. 10 & 11, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

ACLS Recertification Classes offered 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on the following dates: Sat., Feb. 6, Mar. 6, May 1 & June 5 | $169

EKG Technician Program (WIA Approved. See p. 20) This comprehensive 50-hour EKG Technician Certification Program will prepare you to be an EKG technician and to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT) Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam in addition to other national certification exams. This course will include important information on anatomy of the heart, physiology, disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal issues, the Holter monitor, electrocardiography, echocardiography as well as hands-on practice. Mon. & Wed., Mar. 8-Apr. 26, 6-9:30 p.m. | $999

Phlebotomy Technician Program (WIA Approved. See p. 20) This 90-hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares you to collect blood specimens for laboratory analysis. You will become familiar with blood collection and develop skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. The program also includes lab exercises, live blood draws, work with a training arm and other exercises to prepare students to function as entry level phlebotomy technicians. Tues., Thurs. & Sat., Mar. 9-May 18, 6-9:30 p.m. | $1599



COMPUTER TRAINING Quickbooks Basics & Payroll Become familiar with the Quickbooks software and learn payroll practices to support your small business. Tues., Feb. 2, 9 & 16, 6-9 p.m. Location: Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street | $149

Computer Basics for Real Beginners Learn about the main components and terminology of a computer with hands-on practice using the keyboard, mouse and some common software applications. Tues., Jan. 18, 6-9 p.m. | $39

Computer Essentials for Everyone Learn how to install new software and how to copy, move and find lost files. You will also discover what the Windows Operating System can do. Mon. & Tues., Jan. 25 & 26, 6-9 p.m. | $89

NEW! Converting to Office 2007 Learn the new features and functionality in the latest version of Microsoft Office. Your familiarity with the Office 2007 environment will enable you to develop timesaving skills that will help you become more productive and speed up your workflow. Mon. & Tues., Feb. 1 & 2, 6-9 p.m. | $89

NEW! Introduction to Blender & 3D Graphics Get introduced to the world of computer generated 3D modeling and animation. Learn to create 3D graphics with Blender, an open source, cross platform suite of tools for 3D creations. Tues. & Wed., Feb. 23 & 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $199

NEW! Facebook for Beginners Ever want to create a Facebook page but are too nervous to try? Facebook is a great way to stay in touch with family, share pictures and videos and reconnect with old friends. Join our Facebook class to learn the basics of creating and maintaining a Facebook page. Mon., Mar. 8 & 15, 6-7:30 p.m. | $39

Understanding Today’s Cool Tools: iPod, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Blogging Learn what all of these techie gadgets do. Tues., Mar. 9, 6-9 p.m. | $39

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Beginners PC Repair Save your money by gaining knowledge of how to make basic repairs to your computer. This class will offer a brief history of personal computing, troubleshooting techniques and tips for effectively communicating and interacting with your technical support representative when expert attention is needed. Thurs., Apr. 15, 22 & 29, 6-8 p.m. | $89

Microsoft Excel 2007 Level I Mon. & Tues., Apr. 19 & 20, 6-9 p.m. | $89


Familiarize yourself with the test format, types of questions and best strategies for succeeding on these tests using nationally developed test materials. The tuition includes a workbook/study manual.

SAT Test Preparation Course Mon. & Wed. Jan. 25-Feb. 10, 6-8:30 p.m. | $149 Offered again: Mon. & Wed., Apr. 12-28, 6-8:30 p.m.

GRE Test Preparation Course Mon. & Wed., Feb. 1-Mar. 3, 6:30-9 p.m. | $249

ACT Test Preparation Course Tues. & Thurs., Mar. 23-Apr. 15, 6-8 p.m. | $199


Learn common phrases and vocabulary relating to accommodations, food, shopping, cultural activities, emergency care and other subjects helpful when traveling abroad. Customs and culture are also discussed.

Conversational Italian Mon., Jan. 25-Mar. 15, 7-9 p.m. | $79

Conversational Spanish Wed., Jan. 27-Mar. 17, 7-9 p.m. | $109

NEW! Exploring French Language & Culture If you are a student, tourist or a cultural consumer looking to enhance your knowledge of the French language and customs prior to a trip to France, this class is for you. You will learn essential French vocabulary and expressions and gain insight into the French culture. Knowledge of basic French required. Tues., Apr. 13-May 25, 6:30-8 p.m. | $79



HEALTH AND FITNESS NEW! The Foundations of Anusara Yoga Anusara, meaning “flowing with grace,� describes this powerful yoga system. Attitude, alignment and action are three components within the Universal Principles of Alignment that have therapeutic qualities. You will connect to a deeper essence of yourself and improve your mind and body with positive energy in a comfortable environment. Tues., Jan. 26-Mar. 2, 6-8 p.m. | $69

NEW! Regaining Control of Your Weight Through Hypnosis Use the power of your subconscious mind to regain control of your attitude and eating habits. Evidence supports hypnosis as a method for weight loss by controlling cravings and increasing motivation to make healthy eating choices. Wed., Jan. 27-Feb. 10, 6:30-8 p.m. | $89

NEW! Salsa Dancing Dance the night away in this fun and lively beginners Latin dance class. You will learn the steps, body movements and techniques for leading and following your dance partner. Mon. & Thurs., Feb. 1-11, 6-7:30 p.m. | $59

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From the Couch to 5K Running Program This class will help get you ready to run, even if you never have before. Working with a nationally certified instructor, you will learn techniques and gain knowledge that will give you the basic skills and lead you to the development of a weekly running schedule that will enhance your overall performance. Get ready for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in April. Sat., Feb. 13-Apr. 20, 7 a.m.-no later than 9 a.m. | $79

NEW! BOSU Learn to build a stronger core, gain balance and challenge your cardiovascular system. It’s about workingout smarter, not harder. It’s about doing something different with exercise—something fun—something that gets real results. Mon. & Wed., Mar. 8-24, 7-9 p.m. | $59

THE ARTS: DEVELOP YOUR CREATIVITY NEW! Visual Storytelling Students will learn how to examine and interpret a text and create dynamic images specifically oriented for the picture book market. The course concentrates on molding your existing technique to fit the children’s book market. Wed., June 9, 16 & 23, 6-8 p.m. | $69

The Art of Digital Photography This class covers the principles of digital photography including terminology, light and composition, camera functions and settings, basic editing, printing and storage options. Mon. & Wed. Feb. 1-10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $89

Advanced Digital Photography Build on what you learned in Art of Digital Photography class by honing exposures using the Zone System and continuing to work with Gestalt Principles and basic composition rules to develop personal vision. Mon. & Wed., Mar. 1-10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $89

Photoshop Tips & Tricks for Photography Learn how to use your photo editing software for better photos. A basic understanding of computers, digital imaging and Photoshop is needed to get the maximum benefit from this class. Mon. & Wed., Apr. 12-21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $79



Interior Design I Learn the principles of good design, while exploring the world of furniture, styles, floor/wall coverings, lighting, fabric, etc. Tues., Jan. 19-Feb. 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $89

NEW! Beginning Quilting Quilting can be fun for everyone! Create your own small quilt or wall hanging, as you learn to “build� six different quilt blocks. You will cover template-making, piecing, sashing, borders, binding and quilting techniques. Mon., Feb. 1-22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $59

Beginning Knitting Learn to knit! Knitting is calming to the mind, soothing to the spirit and fun. You will also complete a project that can become a cherished gift. Thurs., Feb. 11, 18 & 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $59

NEW! Encaustic Painting: Working with Hot Beeswax ***Unique Opportunity*** Explore the history of this special style of painting from Greco-Roman Egypt to the present time and learn the techniques of using molten, pigmented beeswax to create a project before the end of the class. Tues., Feb. 23-Mar. 23, 6-9 p.m. | $199 includes all materials

NEW! Painting in Oils or Acrylics Whether you are a novice or an experienced painter, this class is for you. It will focus on composition and texture in acrylics and oils with abstract and organic composition. You will explore a variety of brushstrokes and mixed media approaches to this art. Wed., Feb. 24-Apr. 7, 1-3 p.m. | $99

Interior Design II Learn about drafting, rendering, color theory, lighting and applying the research from Interior Design I to a studio project with presentation boards, floor plans, etc. Prerequisite: Interior Design I Tues., Mar. 2-30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $89

Beginning Crocheting Learn these basic crochet stitches: chain, single, half double, double, triple crochet. By the end of the class you will be going home with a beautiful new scarf or precious tote. Tues., Mar. 23, 30 & Apr. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $59

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Afternoons With Peggy: Discover the Joy of Watercolor Painting Learn to paint beautiful watercolors with talented and well-known Savannah artist, Peggy Cone, who has been teaching art with us for twenty-one years. Wed., Apr. 21-May 26, 2-4 p.m. | $99

NEW! Explore & Discover Your Creativity: Finding the Inner Artist in Yourself Creativity can be expressed in many media and forms. You will explore inspirational tools and expressive techniques to unlock your artistic talents through drawing, painting, torn-paper, writing and Mandela. Wed., Apr. 21-May 26, 1-3 p.m. | $99

NEW! Transferring Photos to Other Media: New Ways to Display Your Memories Learn how to transfer your treasured photos to other media such as canvas and wood. You can display your memories around the house or learn a new way to give personal gifts to family and friends. Tues., May 11, 6-9 p.m. | $39

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Getting Started in Genealogy: Are You Related to Royalty or Horse Thieves? This class, in one of the nation’s most popular hobbies, will provide instructions and examples for exploring family history. Through development of a work plan, you will begin as well as sustain your project. Classes will meet in a computer lab for hands-on experience. Tues., Feb. 9-Mar. 23, 10-11:30 a.m. | $89

NEW! The Truth Behind the Smile: Reading Body Language Knowing what to look for and how to use body language can be helpful in your personal life as well as in your career. Using and reading body language can help you ace that critical job interview, enhance a relationship and better understand yourself and others. Wed., Feb. 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. | $59



NEW! Living Green: Energy Efficiency and Your Home Your home is your castle and you want it to be safe, healthy and energy efficient. In this class you will learn how to improve and maintain the indoor air quality, lower your energy bills, identify leaks, eliminate pests and maybe lower your insurance rates. Mon., Feb. 22, 6:30-8 p.m. | $29

NEW! Budgeting for Your Wedding You said, “Yes!� Now the task of planning and budgeting your wedding begins. This class will help you identify the cost categories of weddings and receptions, the relative amount you should plan to spend on each and how to create and stick to your budget. Tues., Feb. 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $39

NEW! Save Water in Your Landscape Water shortages, water bans, high water prices, environmental drain - learn how to stop the faucet from flowing. Learn the steps you can take to conserve water in your landscape. Topics covered include drought tolerant plants, rain barrel and grey water use and water saving maintenance techniques. Explore ways to renovate your landscape to minimize your reliance on water. Enjoy a green landscape with the water turned off. Mon., Mar. 1, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | $39

NEW! Creating Your Own Victory Garden Victory gardens were common during World Wars I & II as a patriotic answer to food shortages and rationing. These small, high yield residential vegetable & herb gardens provide the healthy benefits of home-grown food for your family. Learn the secrets of creating your own victory garden. Mon., Mar. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $39

NEW! Fashion Without Tears or Fears Discover how to update your wardrobe to enhance your look and suit your lifestyle. Regardless of your age, body shape or budget, you can look and feel great. Thurs., May 27, 6-8 p.m. | $29

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Article Writing: See Your Name in Print Ever pick up a magazine and think you could write something at least as good as what you found inside? The class will cover the development of ideas, drafting the written piece, polishing the finished work and marketing it for publication. You will gain the skill to produce and submit an article for publication. Thurs., Feb. 18-Mar. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $79

NEW! Getting Your Book into Print‌ the Okay Way In this class you will learn how to overcome the obstacles of publishing a book. O. Kay Jackson, who has worked for four decades as staff writer/reporter/ freelancer for magazines and newspapers will instruct the class. Her published works include Waking up Men, Then They All Got Naked and ODAAT Adventures. Tues., Mar. 23 & 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | $59

NEW! Cake Decorating Discover how to use cake decorating tools and icing to make unforgettable desserts. You will learn the basics of leveling, borders, piping and cake writing using gels, royal icing and marzipan. As part of the class, you will assemble a tiered cake with rolled fondant and lace work. Thurs., May 20-June 10, 6-8 p.m. | $39

SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR TEENS NEW! Entrepreneurship for Teens Reaching for the Dream of Owning a Business ***Unique Opportunity*** Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart started as a small town salesman and ended up with a billion dollar business. Maybe you can, too. This program provides teens, ages 15-18, with the basic knowledge to determine the suitability of starting and running a business. Teens will learn to measure their expectations, formulate a step-by-step approach for launching a business venture and develop skills in finance, employee relations and marketing. Tues. & Thurs., June 22 & 24, 9-10:15 a.m. | $59



ADDITIONAL ONLINE CLASSES American Home Inspection Training Institute Learn the skills needed to work part-time or full-time as a home inspector. (WIA Approved. See p. 20)

The Source Project Management If you don’t have time to commit to our in-house project management training, consider registering for our online class that you can take anytime, anywhere!

Gatlin Education Services Accounting Assistant (WIA Approved. See p. 20) Administrative Medical Specialist With Billing & Coding Certified Bookkeeper Digital Arts Certificate Freight Broker Help Desk Analyst: Tier I Support Specialist HIPAA Compliance Forensic Computer Examiner Medical Transcription Medical Billing and Coding Pay-Per-Click Marketing Pharmacy Technician Six Sigma Black Belt (WIA Approved. See p. 20) Veterinary Assistant Video Game Art Web Design

America’s Best Real Estate Education We offer a broad selection of continuing education classes for real estate agents as well as pre-licensure classes for aspiring agents.

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SPECIAL SERVICES :: Are you completing a professional certification course, a licensing class or a program of study through an organization and are in need of a testing center to proctor an examination for you? Look no further than The Armstrong Center. Please contact us to inquire about rates and availability or to schedule an appointment. :: Does your business need a place to hold a fully interactive two-way videoconference? A videoconferencing classroom is often available. Contact the videoconferencing coordinator at 912.344.2800 for details.

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FINANCIAL AID & LOAN INFORMATION Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Funding Out of work? Need some training? The Department of Labor has a program that might help. The WIA has training funds for those who are eligible. The training funds are designated to assist individuals who need financial assistance to acquire training and/or education for a new career path. Many programs at The Armstrong Center have been approved for WIA funding. (See classes marked WIA Approved.) Please contact the Coastal Georgia Area, Coastal Workforce Services Office at 912.356.2773 to determine your eligibility, or visit them on the web at

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Credit Card # ________________________________________________ Expiration_________________________ Sec. Code_________________ Signature____________________________________________________ Mail registration form and payment to: The Armstrong Center for Professional & Continuing Education 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419-1997 or fax to: 912.344.3468

AASU Winter/Spring Cont Ed catalog  
AASU Winter/Spring Cont Ed catalog  

AASU Winter/Spring Cont Ed catalog