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CONTINUING EDUCATION DEPARTMENT – ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Phone: (404) 225-4487

Fax the application to (404) 225-4631 or email ce@atlantatech.edu

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Continuing Education Policies and Procedures Registration Procedure You may register for a class anytime before the starting date on a space available basis. You may register utilizing one of the following methods listed below (payment in full is due at time of registration): 1. Telephone: (404) 225-4487 (payment by major credit / debit card required Visa or Master Card only) 2. Fax: (404) 225-4631 (payment by major credit / debit card required Visa or Master Card only - a registration form can be downloaded from our website at http://www.atlantatech.edu 3. Mail: (Atlanta Tech will only accept a personal check for payment of class 7 business days prior to the starting class date). Make your check payable to Atlanta Technical College (include your driver’s license number and expiration date on the check) and mail the check to: Atlanta Technical College, Continuing Education, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW Atlanta, GA 30310-4446. 4. Invoice: If your company would like to make billing arrangements, please contact our office at 404-225-4487. Be sure to provide the name of the company and the printed name, signature, and telephone number of the person authorizing the billing. For your convenience, we also accept company credit cards (Visa or Master Card only) and checks.

Refund Policy Each course is carefully monitored to ensure sufficient enrollment. Students will be notified at least 48 hours prior to the start of class should low enrollment cause a class to be cancelled and will be given the following options: Transfer to another class Put registration money in ESCROW for up to six mounts to be applied to a future class Receive a full refund In the event you need to cancel your registration, you must submit a refund request to our office no later than three (3) business days prior to the start of your class to receive a refund. All refund requests are subject to a $15 processing fee. To download this form, please visit our website at www.atlantatech.edu. Please allow up to four (4) weeks for refunds to be processed. Please note that credit card refunds are provided in the form of a check only. Payments made with checks are subject to a ten-day business hold from the date of the check to ensure the funds have cleared our bank. Failure to attend the course DOES NOT constitute formal withdrawal.

Return Check Policy Atlanta Technical College will impose a $30 charge for all returned checks.

Transcripts All of our certificate programs are non-credit programs and do not qualify for college credit. All certificate programs qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Ten contact hours equal one (1) CEU credit. CEUs are given only upon request.

Certificate Replacement Atlanta Technical College will impose a $10 service fee for all requests for the reprint of certificates.

Special Needs In order to participate or receive the benefit of continuing education programs, any person who can provide documentation of one or more disabilities may be eligible for disability services. Students requesting interpreters, assistance obtaining books on tape, special seating, Braille, arrangements to accommodate personal attendants, and/or use of special equipment must request services one month prior to anticipated time of enrollment. Less specialized accommodations may be requested two weeks prior to the first week of class. For more information, or to request disability services, please call Sylvie Moses at 404.225.4434.

Nondiscrimination policy As set forth in its student catalog, Atlanta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). For further information regarding these laws (Title VI and IX) contact Sylvie Moses, special needs and equity coordinator, Atlanta Technical College, Cleveland Dennard Center, Suite B164, 404.225.4434. Email: smoses@atlantatech.edu. To request reasonable accommodations upon enrollment (Section 504/ ADA), contact Sylvie Moses, special needs and equity coordinator, Student Affairs Division, Cleveland Dennard Building, Suite B164, 404.225.4434. Email: smoses@atlantatech.edu. Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. Faculty and staff with questions about equity or reasonable accommodations should contact Marilyn Smith-Robinson, Director, Human Resources, Cleveland Dennard Building, suite 217, Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. 404.225.4613. Email: msmithro@atlantatech.edu.

this issue ON CAMPUS COURSES Sew it Seams Camp Personal Development Health & Wellness Real Estate

Sew it Seams Youth Summer Camp This five-day camp is designed to introduce kids to the world of sewing.

Students will

learn about sewing machines, patterns and stitches. They will sew projects that are fun, motivational and easy to learn. By the conclusion of this camp, students will:

Languages

Understand the basics of sewing.

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Realize that sewing is a learned craft which has therapeutic value and satisfac-

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hopefully instill an interest to continue to

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(can be rented at Atlanta Sewing Machine Company – www.atlantasewing.net or 404752-7817), pin cushion, seam gauge, fabric marking pen, dressmaker’s tracing paper and tracing wheel, sewing machine needles (8/12 or 90/14 sharp), scissors; pins, tape measure, seam ripper, hand needles, and fabric marking chalk. Optional purchase: Simply the Best Sewing Book - Simplicity Pattern Co., Inc. New York ($16.00 new). Instructor will provide printed materials. Fabric stores may sell beginner’s sewing kits.

learn techniques of sewing.

Healthcare Writing

Celebrate accomplishments which will

Supplies needed: portable sewing machine

Gain confidence and satisfaction in sew-

Instructor: Joi Bostic

ing.

As a high school sophomore, Joi Bostic took a

Course Number: CECT 205 Course Date: Call (404) 225-4487 for dates Hour of the class: 9am – 5pm Course Fees: $199 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Bldg. D, Room D1105, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Students should bring their own lunch.

sewing

class

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hooked. As a matter of fact, she made the dress she wore to her senior prom. Over the last 32 years, Joi has continued to grow, develop and share her skills in sewing and fa b-

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arts.

She currently

serves as President of the American Sewing Guild Atlanta

Who should attend? Youth who are interested in learning the basics of sewing and making special hand-made projects.

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Personal Development Classes Sewing Basics 101 – summer session is SOLD OUT – Pre-register for fall If you have always wanted to sew but didn’t know where to begin, this class is sew right! During the 10-session sewing course, students will learn the basics of machine sewing, including threading the machine and bobbin, using different stitch settings, and adjust-

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Interior Design Ready to design picture perfect rooms? Sign up for the 4-session interior design class and learn design concepts including: space planning, color theory, fabric finishes, furnishings, organizing and storage, and design aesthetics.

ing tensions and stitch lengths. Through hands-on instruction, they will develop the skills to successfully complete sewing projects from crafts to gar-

As a bonus, students will learn home entertaining techniques such as: menu planning, table aesthetics and room design.

ments. Students will be responsible for Course Number: CECT 200 Course Date: May 16 -July 25 Class Hours: 6:00pm-9:00pm Days of the week: Thursdays Number of sessions: 10 Course Fees: $199 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Bldg. D, Room D1105, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? Anyone

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in residential and commercial projects. Janet believes that interiors should reflect not only the individual’s lifestyle and interests but it should also embrace a holistic approach to the principals and elements of design in order to ensure a timeless interior. Photos of Janet’s work and her articles on design have appeared in several publications including: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kansas Homes and Lifestyles, and Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine. She has been a featured designer for the Charity Show House and is also an adjunct instructor of interior design at Georgia Piedmont College

Course Number: CFHF 106 Course Date: Call for next date Class Hours: 9am-2pm or 5pm10pm Days of the week: Mondays Number of sessions: 4 Course Fees: $99 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Reupholstery 1

Reupholstery II

Reupholstery III

There is nothing like expressing

This class is a crowd-pleaser so if

your unique style through jewelry.

you want to learn how to give that

The jewelry making class offers an

old ottoman new life, sign-up right

overview of the tools used in the

away! In this 10-week introductory

art form and hands on instruction

class, students learn the basic

in basic jewelry design. Students

techniques of reupholstery. Using

will use high-quality crystals,

Course Number: CEHF 102 Course Date: Class date based on students completing Reupholstery II Days of the week: Tuesdays and Thursdays Number of sessions: 14 Course Fees: $399 Prerequisite: Reupholstery I - II

industrial sewing machines and

beads and natural stones to create

staple guns, they create original

either a pair of earrings or a bracelet

pieces that anyone would be proud

Course Number: CEHF 101 Course Date: Class date based on students completing Reupholstery I Days of the week: Wednesdays Number of sessions: 12 Course Fees: $299 Prerequisite: Reupholstery I Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Academic Building, Room C2241, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

that reflects their personal style.

to display in their home.

Course Number: CEAC 100 Course Dates: July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 4, August 12, August 19, August 26 Class Hours: 6:00pm-8:00pm Days of the week: Mondays Number of sessions: 1 (2 hour course) Course Fees: $15, plus supplies furnished by instructor Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Bldg. D, Room D1105, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

on a budget. Who should attend? Adults who Instructor: Diana M. Choy Diana M. Choy is the owner of Una Vida Boutique located in West Metro Atlanta. Through Una Vida, Choy consistently provides clients with unique jewelry, clothing, fashion handbags, accessories and gift items at reasonable prices.

artfully decorate homes and entertain with style. Instructor: Janet Prioleau Janet Prioleau is the owner of J. Prioleau Interiors, a full service interior design firm that specializes Jewelry Making

Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Academic Building, Room C2241, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Who should attend? Students

are interested in designing jewelry

are interested in learning how to Instructor: Deanne Smith

Jewelry Making

Who should attend? Adults who

interested in learning the basics of sewing.

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Course Number: CEHF 100 Course Date: July 15 - Sept. 30 Days of the week: Mondays (includes holiday breaks) Course Fees: $199 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Academic Building, Room C2241

who have successfully completed Reupholstery I. Instructor: Stephen Manning

Who should attend? Students who have successfully completed Reupholstery I and II.

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Instructor: Stephen Manning

Who should attend? Anyone interested in learning the basics of upholstery. Instructor: Stephen Manning Stephen Manning has 30 years’ experience in the upholstery industry and has owned J&S Upholstery since 1989. He is a master upholsterer who has contracted with Fortune 500 corporations to complete major commercial furniture redesign and upholstery projects. Stephen has been teaching adult reupholstery classes for nearly ten years and has trained youth on the trade of upholstery at local high schools.

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Fitting & Pattern Making Tailored to meet your needs! If you are a sewer but fitting commercial patterns gives you nightmares, this class is for you. Students will fit once and then learn how to develop and use their own master patterns. In addition, they will learn how to adjust commercial patterns. By the end of this 10-week course, students will have completed three (3) garments - 2 tops and one unlined jacket. Students should be proficient with their machines, using patterns and sewing terminology before enrolling in this class. Course Number: CECT 202 Course Date: August 6– October 8 Class Hours: 6:00pm- 9:00pm Days of the week: Tuesdays Number of sessions: 10 Course Fees: $249 Instructor: Deanne Smith Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Bldg. D, Room D1105, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Garment Construction 101 This class is perfect for budding fashion designers. Garment Construction 101 emphasizes construction techniques used to make great clothes. The instructor will assist in pattern selection for technical accuracy and sewing skills of each student. Students will learn about appropriate fabrics for their projects, construction order, adding details on embellishments, how to finish the garments and garment care. By the end of the course, students will have designed and constructed three unique tops. This is an advanced beginner course. Students should be proficient with sewing machines and be familiar with patterns and sewing terminology. Course Number: CECT 206 Course Date: August 8 – Oct. 10 Class Hours: 6pm-9pm Days of the week: Thursdays Number of sessions: 10 Course Fees: $299 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW Bldg. D, Room D1105, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Who should attend? Anyone who has experience in sewing and interested in designing and developing master patterns. Must have prior sewing experience. Instructor: Deanne Smith Deanne Smith, a life-long sewing enthusiast, has operated the Atlanta Sewing Academy for sewing instruction since 2007. Her certifications are in flat pattern making, tailoring and garment construction. She is knowledgeable in the technical aspects of construction of garments and home decor, fabrics, finishes and treatments. Deanne is an American Sewing Guild instructor specializing in sewing with sheer fabrics, identifying fibers, bra construction, jacket fitting and construction, pattern fitting, using master patterns and pattern design. As a certified instructor, she is skilled in the basics of sewing, measuring and fitting, basic fitting and construction of top, jackets and blouse, drafting and construction of custom fitted skirts, advanced classes in developing and using master patterns, and wardrobe planning. Meet Deanne on the atlantasewingacademy.blogspot.com.

Who should attend? Adults who are proficient in using patterns, sewing terminology and techniques. Prior sewing experience is required. This is an advanced beginner course. Instructor: Deanne Smith

Health & Wellness

TAI CHI The Atlanta Technical College Continuing Education Tai Chi course is offered one a week at the New World Martial Arts Fitness Institute. Through this course, students learn the movements and philosophies associated with the ancient health system of Tai Chi. Instructors will teach students how to use balance and coordination to improve breathing and circulation, relieve joint pain and improve muscle tone. Course Number: CEFP 300 Course Date: Ongoing Class Hours: 10:30 am -11:30am Days of the week: Saturdays Course Fees: $65 per month Instructor: Taji Nanji Location: New World Martial Arts Fitness Institute The Art Exchange 750 Kalb Street, S.E. #110 Atlanta, Georgia 30312 Who should attend? Anyone interested in learning to live a healthier and balanced lifestyle through an ancient health system.

Healthy Living,

Personal Fitness

Healthy Cooking

Trainer Certification

on a Budget! Living a healthy lifestyle does not have to break the bank! In just eight short weeks, you will be on the road to a healthier, happier you. Healthy Living, Healthy Cooking on a Budget is designed to teach students techniques in nutrition and exercise that will enable them to live better lives. By properly following the techniques taught in this course students should lose weight, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, lower glucose, and reduce the negative effects of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, certain cancers, and high blood pressure. Take this course and discover just how affordable, appetizing, and enjoyable healthy living can be! Course Number: CECA 104 Course Dates: July 11, 18, 25 August 1, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Class Hours: 6:00 pm-7pm Days of the week: Thursdays Number of sessions: 8 Course Fees: $49 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103 Who Should Attend? Individuals who want to live healthy on a budget.

Instructor: Taji Nanji Taji Nanji, a seventh degree black belt and a certified instructor in several martial arts systems, is the founder and chief instructor of the New World Martial Arts Fitness Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. Taji, a world class martial arts practitioner with over 30 years of experience, has taught more than 15,000 students in the areas of life skills, martial arts, fitness and personal protection.

Instructor: Teria Tate Teria Tate, MPH is a health coach and chronic disease specialist. Through many years of volunteering and working in hospitals, private practices, and clinics, Teria realized that most patients considered adopting healthy lifestyles only after chronic diseases had overtaken their lives. To combat this epidemic, she began to devise programs to help adults and children live healthier lives as a preventative measures.

This course is designed for current and future fitness professionals who are interested in helping individuals, communities, and groups participate in regular physical activity in positive and safe environments. The course includes guidelines for laboratory testing used in a health and fitness setting and for exercise programming both in healthy populations and in populations with special needs. For a complete list of course objectives visit the Continuing Education page of the Atlanta Technical College website www.AtlantaTech.edu. Course Number: CEFP 303/ CEFP 304 Course Date: July 13 – Aug. 17 Class Hours: 9:00am- 4:00pm Days of the week: Saturdays Number of sessions: 6 Course Fees: $749 + Book Fees: $93.97 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? Anyone interested in building a career in personal fitness. Instructor: Arthur Morris Arthur Morris is a certified personal trainer with a master of science in kinesiology and a bachelor of science in sports management. His focus is on teaching physical fitness, health education, rhythms and dance, and individual, dual, or team sports. Arthur is skilled in analyzing, demonstrating, and explaining basic skills, and strategies of formal sports, games rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement. He provides the appropriate safety instruction as well as safety checks on equipment and field areas to insure the over-all safety of pupils and evaluates each pupil’s growth in physical skills, knowledge.

Massage Therapy Complete Program in 8 Months! Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the softtissue muscles of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, rehabilitate injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation and aid in the general wellness of clients. This program combines 512 hours of classroom time with 60-hour supervised student clinic time. The program prepares students to work in a variety of settings, both private and public, including offices, spas and resorts, hospitals, fitness centers and shopping malls. Some massage therapists also travel to clients’ homes or offices to provide massages.

Real Estate

Real Estate Pre-Licensing Program The Real Estate Salesperson Pre -Licensing course is offered in the CE Department as a non-credit, short term program. This course is designed to prepare students for the Georgia Real Estate Exam.  Learn about Georgia real estate state property laws.  Learn about listing and selling real estate.  Learn about property management.

Supervised student clinic is included to help the student transition into being a professional massage therapist by receiving quality handon hand experience under the supervision of an instructor. Message therapists earn an average of $39,920 per year according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The certification exam may be one state exam or one of two nationally recognized tests:  Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx)  National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCETMB). Massage therapy licensure boards decide what certifications and tests to accept on a state-by-state basis. Course Number: CE200 Course Date: Sept.16- April 26 Class Hours: 6:00pm-9:30pm Days of the week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday Number of sessions: 512 classroom hours; 60 clinic hours Course Fees: $5,395 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Instructor: Offered in collaboration with Boston Reed

Course Number: CEEP111 Course Date: July 15-Sept. 25 Class Hours: 6:00pm-10:00pm Days of the week: Mondays & Wednesdays Number of sessions: 21 Course Fees: $595 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Instructor: Rita Drake-Woods Rita Drake-Woods is the owner/ broker of SunShine Real Estate Services, LLC, a real estate firm that assist clients in selling, purchasing, renting and managing real estate in Georgia.


Languages Speaking Spanish Phonetically Hola! Learn one of the fastest growing languages in the world! This continuing education course will teach students an innovative approach to accelerate the phonetic pronunciation, reading, writing and dialogue of the Spanish language.

To offer a quality innovative interactive course of instruction.

This course will help students:  Acquire a working knowledge of Spanish on how to communicate professionally in their various fields.  Learn Spanish and English vocabulary for everyday situations.  Learn pronunciations, reading, writing, & dialogue of the Spanish language. Course Number: CEFL 500 Course Date: Call (404) 2254487 for info. on the next available class Class Hours: 6:00pm8:00pm Days of the week: Wednesdays Number of sessions: 8 Course Fees: $199 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? Anyone who is interested in learning the basics of Spanish. Instructor: Ladrick Williams A native of Panama City, Republic of Panama, Ladrick Williams uses his first-hand knowledge of Spanish language and culture to ensure that students receive a firstrate educational experience. He has taught Spanish and ESL courses for over 20 years and has served as a bilingual (Spanish/English) instructor, interpreter, translator and GED specialist.

Certification Courses Two-day Forklift Certification Program In two days, you can have a marketable skill. Enroll in the forklift training and certification program and you will be well on your way to improving your employability. The forklift certification program consists of a combination of formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, interactive computer learning, video tape, written material), practical training (demonstrations performed by the trainer and practical exercises performed by the trainee), and evaluation of the operator's performance in the workplace. Part I: On Friday students learn:

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Pre-Operational Checks General Operating Procedures Forklift Driving Procedures Loading & Moving Materials

Part II: On Saturday students learn:

Special Safety Situations

Perform Forklift Driving Test

Course Number: CEOS 100/101 Course Format: Classroom Course Date: Ongoing Class Hours: 8:30am-5:30am Days of the week: Fridays & Saturday s Course Fees: $238 or $119 if student only needs to attend one day. Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? People interested in obtaining forklift certification. Instructors: Brian A. Easley and Darren McCall Instructor: Darren McCall Darren McCall has worked in the forklift industry for nearly a decade and is a certified ―Train the Trainer‖ forklift certification instructor. He teaches students the proper skills and procedures necessary for the safe operation of forklifts.. Instructor: Brian A. Easley Brian A. Easley has been employed in the construction trade for more than 20 years. He graduated with honors from Atlanta Technical College in 2004 with a technical certificate of credit in construction. Brian currently owns a home improvement business which he started in 1997. In addition to working on residential and commercial projects, he trains others on how to successfully perform in the green construction industry. Brian’s professional certifications include Craft Instructor Training for Carpentry from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), Construction Safety and Health Training and Lift Truck Training from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). He is also certified to teach vehicle escort training through the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Vehicle Escort Operation Certification The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) administers a program to certify oversizeoverweight load escort vehicle drivers as required by House Bill 1174, effective July 1, 2010. The program includes instruction in safe and effective escort skills, examination that documents course comprehension, and a system of recognizing drivers certified by this or another state. The workshop will consist of four main parts:

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Escort Driver Requirements Skills Training Defensive Driving Testing

A minimum score of (80%) on the test given at the end of the workshop will be required.

Course Number: CEVO 100 Offered on: June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 16, December 14 Class Hours: 8:00am-5:00am Days of the week: Saturdays Number of session: 1 Course Fees: $99 Instructors: Brian Easley Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? Anyone interested becoming an oversizeoverweight load escort vehicle drivers. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be 21 years of age; or at least 18 years of age with a Class A commercial driver’s license, or at least 18 years of age, has been employed as an escort driver for at least one year, and is sponsored by his/her employer for entry into the certification program and completes all certification requirements prior to July 1, 2011. Instructor: Brian A. Easley

Certified Wedding Planning Program Whether you want to design the wedding of your dreams or make a living planning weddings, this eight-week course is for you! The certified wedding planning program is designed to teach key steps in planning successful weddings. Students will learn the ―tricks-of-the-trade‖ that will help them produce weddings ranging from economical to lavish. They will focus on the pre-planning and post-event techniques that are used to carry out flawless ceremonies and receptions. In addition to event operations, students will learn the fundamentals of owning a wedding planning business. Course Number: CEEP 104 Course Date: June 24-August 19 Class Hours: 6:30pm-9:30pm Days of the week: Mondays Number of session: 8 Course Fees: $299 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? Anyone interested becoming a certified wedding planner. Instructor: Toni Driskell For 21 years, Toni Driskell has owned and operated Especially Yours, an all occasion event service has assisted more than 4,500 satisfied brides. She is known throughout Georgia and the southeast for her resourcefulness and creative design techniques. Toni holds a master of arts in business administration and management from Central Michigan University and takes pride in teaching students how to make a living doing what they love.

Event & Meeting Planning Certificate Program Are you passionate about planning events? Looking to build your event portfolio/resume? Interested in earning the CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional) or CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) designation? This course will educate you about the profession of event/meeting planning and management by introducing you to the basic elements of the industry. Through interactive presentations and hands-on activities, students will learn how to: begin a career as an event professional, establish a career path in the profession and produce high-quality events. Instructors will share industry tricks, best practices and common pitfalls. Course Number: CEEP 105 Course Date: August 15 – Nov.7 Class Hours: 6:00pm-9:00pm Days of the week: Thursdays Number of session: 13 Course Fees: $649 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? This course is perfect for people who are interested in pursuing a career or starting a business in event and meeting planning. Instructor: Qualena Odom-Royes EventEssentials’ Principal Event Planner and owner is Qualena Odom-Royes, CSEP, CMP. She has more than 18 year experience in event and meeting planning. Odom-Royes has an accreditation from The University of Georgia in Conference Planning and Meeting Management. She also holds Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) and Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designations.


Business and Professional Development Microsoft Office Suite Learn Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access!

Step Back and Decide: Decision Making 101

Unit 2: Word 2007 These lessons introduce word processing with word 2007. We begin with a comprehensive look at the new Ribbon interface in Word and how to open, navigate in and close documents.

Have you ever made a quick decision that you later regretted? Have you ever had a tough time narrowing down decisions? Do you just need a refresher on healthy decision making? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this is the class for you.

Unit 3: Excel These lessons cover worksheet skills with Excel 2007. We begin with a comprehensive look at the new Ribbon interface in Excel and how to enter and edit entries, select cells and ranges and clear cell contents.

In this 1 ½ hour course, students will gain tools to improve/enhance their decision making skills through individual and group activities.

Unit 4: PowerPoint 2007 These lessons introduce presentation techniques with PowerPoint 2007. We begin by navigating in the program window and exploring document themes. We create presentation, add slides, use bullets, and change the slide layout.

Course Number: CEAS 411 Course Date: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 28 Class Hours: 12:30pm-2pm Days of the week: Wednesdays Course Fees: $19 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103

Unit 1: Computer Concepts and Windows These lessons introduce the basics of running a computer with Windows. We begin with an overview of computer hardware and software, healthy work habits with computers and how to choose the best computer for you.

Unit 5: Access 2007 These lessons give solid basics for designing and creating effective Access databases. We begin by reviewing the new Ribbon interface and then we introduce the techniques necessary to create and modify a table design. Course Number: CECA 302 Course Date: July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 7, August 12, August 19, August 26 Class Hours: 6:30pm-9:00pm Days of the week: Mondays Number of sessions: 9 Course Fees: $199 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? People who want to communicate successfully using the most widely used software packages in the world. Instructor: Sheree M. Carreker Sheree M Carreker is the owner of 2SMC Computer & Trade Center LLC. She has worked in project management, engineering and teaching for over 16 years. Sheree takes pride in helping students of all ages become proficient in computer operations.

Who should attend? Anyone seeking to improve, enhance, or refresh their decision making skills. Instructor: Kiyana Perrino Kiyana Perrion’s passion is informing, educating, and motivating individuals to live up to their fullest potential and equipping communities with the necessary tools to live healthy lifestyles. She obtained a BA in psychology from Spelman College and a MPH from Mercer University School of Medicine. Kiyana Perrino’s background includes experience in the public and research sector and past roles as Prevention and Outreach Program Manager, HIV/STI Health Educator, Public Speaker, Laboratory Technician, Student Researcher, Youth Advocate, Peer Educator, Event Coordinator, and Liaison.

Effective Communication: Getting My Point Across Have you ever wanted to tell someone something, but just didn’t know how? Have you ever told someone how you felt, meant it, but wasn’t pleased with how you communicated your point? Do you just need practice communicating effectively? This 1 1/2 hour course can help you be successful in each of these situations. Basic styles of communication and influential factors will be examined in order to improve/enhance your communication with others. Definitions, role plays, and scenarios will be used to facilitate grasping concepts. Course Number: CEAS 412 Course Date: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 28 Class Hours: 10am-11:30am Day of the week: Wednesdays Number of sessions: 1 Course Fees: $19 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Who should attend? Anyone seeking to improve, enhance, or refresh their communication skills Instructor: Kiyana Perrino

Basic Strategies for Successful Writing Have you ever written a letter, report, or document that just didn’t read how you wanted it to? Have you ever had the words in your mind, but couldn’t quite transfer them to paper? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this is the class for you. Students will gain basic tools to improve/enhance their writing skills through individual and group activities. Course Number: CEAS 413 Course Date: July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, Aug. 28 Class Hours: 2:30pm-4:00pm Days of the week: Wednesdays Number of sessions: 1 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1103 Course Fees: $19 Who should attend? Anyone seeking to improve, enhance, or refresh their writing skills.

American Heart Association Training Center Programs **All AHA programs are led by certified instructors Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Who should attend? This course is for:

Healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

Personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics

Others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Each participant will be given a written test and skills practice test at the end of the course and will receive an AHA course completion card which is valid for two years.

Course Number: ACLS 200 Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 for upcoming dates Class Hours: 9:00pm-3:00pm Days of the week: Tuesdays and Thursdays Course Fees: $150.00 + $42.00 book fee Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107 Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Recertification Who should attend? This course is for:

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Healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics Others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements. Each participant will be given a written test and skills practice test at the end of the course and will receive an AHA course completion card which is valid for two years.

Course Number: ACLS 201 Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 for upcoming dates Class Hours: 9:00pm-3:00pm Days of the week: Thursdays Course Fees: $100.00 + $42.00 book fee Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Who should attend? This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Heartsaver First Aid

Who should attend? This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid. The Heartsaver® First Aid course provides first responders with training in basic first-aid procedures -including the first-aid skills recommended by OSHA - in a format that can be delivered in a single day.

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or non-licensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they The course covers: can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more  First Aid Basics advanced lifesaving measures. Each participant will  Medical Emergencies be given a written test and skills practice test at the  Injury Emergencies end of the course and will receive an AHA course  Environmental Emergencies completion cards which is valid for two years.  Each participant will receive an AHA course completion cards which is valid for two years. Course Number: BLS206 Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 Course Number: FA202 for upcoming dates Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 Class Hours: 9:00am-1:30pm for upcoming dates Days of the week: Wednesdays Class Hours: 9:00am-11:30am Number of session: 1 (4.5 hours) Days of the week: Mondays Course Fees: $70 + $15 book fee Number of session: 1 (2.5 hours) Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Course Fees: $45 + $15 book fee Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107 Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107 Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED Who should attend? This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid and or CPR/AED to meet job, regulatory or other requirements and is seeking an alternative to classroom-based training The Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR, AED course provides first responders with training in basic first aid and CPR, AED procedures -- including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA -- in a format that can be delivered in a single day. The course covers:

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First Aid Basics Medical Emergencies Injury Emergencies Environmental Emergencies Adult CPR AED Adult Choking Each participant will receive an AHA course completion cards which is valid for two years.

Course Number: CPR203 Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 for upcoming dates Class Hours: 12:00pm-2:00pm Days of the week: Mondays Number of session: 1 (5 hours) Course Fees: $70 + $15 book fee Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107

Heartsaver CPR AED Who should attend? This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card CPR/AED. The Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED course provides first responders with training in basic first aid and CPR AED procedures -- including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA -- in a format that can be delivered in a single day. The course covers:

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First Aid Basics Medical Emergencies Injury Emergencies Environmental Emergencies Adult CPR AED Adult Choking Each participant will receive an AHA course completion cards which is valid for two years.

Course Number: CPRAED200 Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 for upcoming dates Class Hours: 12:00pm-2:00pm Days of the week: Monday Number of session: 1 (2 hours) Course Fees: $45 + $15 book fee Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107


American Heart Association Training Center Programs **All AHA programs are led by certified instructors

**All AHA programs are led by certified instructors Heartsaver Friends and Family CPR

Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Who should attend? This course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

The PALS course is designed to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes. The PALS course covers:  pediatric emergencies

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concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment BLS PALS treatment algorithms effective resuscitation team dynamics Each participant will be given a written test and skills practice test at the end of the course and will receive an AHA course completion card which is valid for two years.

Course Number: PALS100 Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 for upcoming dates Class Hours: 12:00pm-2:00pm Number of session: 2 (7 hours per session) Course Fees: $150 + $48 book fee Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Renewal Who should attend? This course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements. Each participant will be given a written test and skills practice test at the end of the course and will receive an AHA course completion card which is valid for two years. Course Number: PALS101 Course format: Classroom Course Date: Ongoing – please call (404) 225-4487 for upcoming dates Class Hours: 12:00pm-2:00pm Number of session: 1 (8 hours) Course Fees: $100 + $48 book fee Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Online Classes

American Heart Association Community Courses and Programs Who should attend? Anyone who wants to learn basic CPR skills, choking relief and AED awareness, and does not need a course complication card. This dynamic course teaches lay-rescuer skills in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) use, and relief of choking techniques for adults, children, and infants. The course uses the researchproven practice-while-watching format, and can be taught by American Heart Association instructors or led by facilitators such as community members, family members, or friends.

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Adult Hands only CPR/AED/Choking Child CPR/AED/ Choking Infant CPR Choking

Course Number: COMM101 Course Date: Call for class date Number of session: 1 (1.5 hours) Course Fees: Free Location: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW, Bldg. D, Room D1107, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Healthcare Medical Terminology Course Number: CE100 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? Medical students and medical professionals who wish to sharpen their medical terminology skills. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Douglas Best This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Douglas Best. Douglas Best first began working as a field medical instructor in the US Army at Fort Sam Houston, Texas in 1980. He has worked as a nurse in such medical specialty areas as Pediatrics, Newborn Intensive Care, Home Health, adult cardiac, surgical and medical intensive care units, the emergency room, heart catheterization, burn intensive care and the morgue. He has been a CPR instructor, EMT, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Neonatal Advanced Life Support certified. He is also a curriculum specialist and has developed such workforce training programs as Medical Specialty Training for displaced workers, Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant in Spanish, and Medical Transcription for the University of Texas at Brownsville. He has also overseen research projects in the development of nurses from Mexico and Sri Lanka. He currently is a trainer working with Humana Military.

Human Anatomy & Physiology

Become an Optical Assistant

Course Number: CE102 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? Human Anatomy and Physiology is a study that almost EVERY person working or studying to work in the Healthcare field should be knowledgeable about. Not only is it important (and necessary) to know for students pursuing medicine as their career, but even for Nurses, EMTs / Paramedics, and even chemistry and physics students. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Holly Trimble This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Holly Trimble. Holly Trimble has a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in pediatric physical therapy from Boston University. She completed an additional 15 credit hours in education at the doctoral level. She taught math and science to sixth-graders for several years at a private school, and also worked as a private tutor for children with learning disabilities. She has lectured on health-related topics to all age groups, from school-age children to adults, and has been a guest speaker at colleges and universities including Wellesley College, Boston College, MIT, and Boston University. She is also an adjunct professor, teaching college-level anatomy and physiology courses online and in the classroom. She recently received the Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award at the college where she teaches.

Course Number: CE103 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? If you think you'd like to become an optical assistant, this is the course for you! We'll take a comprehensive look into the diverse world of optical assisting— a world that's becoming more exciting all the time. You'll see why optometry is such an interesting field and how rewarding it can be to help people solve their vision problems. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU PER 10 hours. Instructor: Dr. Beverly Smith This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Beverly Smith. Dr. Beverly Smith is a Doctor of Optometry and has been in private practice for over 24 years. She is the founder of a consulting firm that helps new practitioners start and manage their own eye care practices. Beverly holds an M.B.A. in Healthcare Management, and she has published articles in the professional journals, New O.D. and Women in Optometry. She has taught dozens of optical staff over the past 24 years, many of whom went on to become licensed opticians, certified paraoptometrics, and Doctors of Optometry.


Course Number: CE 106 Course Format: Online(100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Who should attend? Number of session: 44 hours The U.S. population is aging at a rapid rate, and the Course Fees: $219 Course Number: CE 104 number of individuals, young and old, who are living Location: Online (100%) Course Format: Online (100%) with debilitating, chronic, or terminal illnesses is Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, also increasing. The demand for knowledgeable August 21 Who should attend? providers to meet the needs of this population is Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours dramatically increasing, new jobs are being develThe number of Americans over the age of 65 is Course Fees: $129 oped, and new services created. Health professionanticipated to grow by some four hundred percent Location: Online (100%) als who work with this population will need continu- over the next 50 years. The socio-demographics ing professional education to gain a broad underalone point to growing opportunities in the aging Who should attend? standing of this special area of care and to stay field for those with an interest in research, policy, Veterinary assistants assist veterinarians and veter- current with emerging trends. improved public health practice or management. On inary technicians in preventing and treating animal a global level, most of the growth of the aging popudiseases. Veterinary assistants play an important lation is occurring in the developing world. Instructor: Cyndie Koopsen role in keeping the veterinary hospital running This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, Continuing Education Information: smoothly. Loving animals is a great attribute but facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU good people skills are a must! The instructor for this course will be Cyndie per 10 hours. Koopsen and Caroline Young.

Become a Veterinary Assistant

Instructor: Jeff Grognet This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Jeff Grognet. Jeff Grognet has been a companion animal veterinarian for 25 years. He was a pioneer in the field of veterinary assistant teaching, developing his first course almost 20 years ago. The overwhelming success of his veterinary receptionist/assistant college courses led him to expand his teaching into other areas in high demand, including pet first aid and alternative medical therapies for companion animals. He practices with his wife at a Veterinary Hospital in BC, Canada. Jeff has published a large and diverse number of articles and is a regular contributing author to several magazines.

Certificate in the End of Life Care Course Number: CE 105 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 21 hours

Course Fees: $219 Location: Online (100%)

Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HN-BC, RNBC is a nurse who has cared for patients in acute care settings, community clinics, and the home. Her professional nursing career has involved nursing executive leadership and administration, staff development and education, community education and wellness, and holistic care. She has designed, developed, and presented numerous educational programs for audiences covering integrative health, promotion and wellness, and chronic disease management and prevention. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.

Certificate in Gerontology

Instructor: Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young.

Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HN-BC, RNBC is a nurse who has cared for patients in acute care settings, community clinics, and the home. Her professional nursing career has involved nursing executive leadership and administration, staff development and education, community education and wellness, and holistic care. She has designed, developed, and presented numerous educational programs for audiences covering integrative health, promotion and wellness, and chronic disease management and prevention. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals. Caroline Young, MPH, has an extensive public health background that includes experience in research, workshop presentations in various areas of health care, and online and onsite teaching. She has expertise in holistic community health and wellness program design, development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation. She has also designed, developed, and presented integrative health programs for culturally diverse populations, senior populations, and faith communities. She is the coauthor of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.

Certification Prep

Basic Comp TIA A+ Certification Prep

Writing

Effective Business Writing Course Number: CE 107 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? The purpose of business writing is to convey information to someone else or to request information from them. To be effective writing for business, you must be complete, concise, and accurate. Your text should be written in such a way that the reader will be able to easily understand what you are telling or asking them. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours.

Course Number: CE108 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $125 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? Time to roll up those sleeves and dive inside the personal computer! The Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep course teaches you about the hardware common to virtually every personal computer, including microprocessors, RAM, power supplies, motherboards, BIOS, CMOS, the expansion bus, and input/ output devices. This course gives you the knowledge upon which you’ll base the rest of your CompTIA A+ certification studies for the exams that debuted in late 2006. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Scott Jernigan This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Scott Jernigan. With a Master of Arts degree in Medieval History, Scott Jernigan feels as much at home in the musty archives of London as he does in the warm glow of a computer monitor. Scott teaches A+ Certification and PC hardware classes around the country, including several stints at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA, Lucent Technologies in Baltimore, MD, and the United Nations in New York City. Scott has also edited numerous computer books, including the best-selling "All in One A+ Certification Exam Guide" and the "Network+ Certification Exam Guide" from McGrawHill. Practicing what he teaches, Scott is an A+ and Network+ Certified Technician.

Instructor: Ann Linquist This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Ann Linquist. Ann Linquist is a popular continuing education instructor on college campuses, at corporations, and with non-profit organizations. She has helped thousands of adults learn to tackle their writing tasks with enthusiasm. Having written everything from novels to newsletters, articles to ad copy, and poetry to proposals, Linquist is able to address the writing needs of each individual. The breadth of her background ensures a powerful, involving learning experience Course Number: CE 109 that builds on the strengths of each participant. Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays

Comp TIA Security + Certification Prep

Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $125 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that computer security and related computer-support specialties will be among the fastest-growing occupations through 2018. CompTIA's Security+ certificate is widely regarded as the entry-level certificate for this fast-growing field. Getting that certificate requires passing CompTIA's challenging SY0-301 exam. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Ron Gilster This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Ron Gilster. Ron Gilster is a best-selling author with more than 40 titles in print. He writes on topics including information technology (IT) certifications, real estate, and business. Ron has held a variety of IT-related positions, ranging from computer operator to senior manager. He has worked in consulting, manufacturing, software development, telecommunications, and higher education. He has an MBA and holds A+, Network+, i-Net+, CCNA, and AAGG certifications. He has developed and facilitated numerous courses and has taught in A+, Network+, and CCNA boot camps.

CompTIAÂŽ Network+CertificationPrep Course Number: CE 110 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $125 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? CompTIA Network+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry-level IT employment in the area of IT networks. Network+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of common networking systems. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Scott Jernigan


Business Courses

Mastery of Business Fundamentals Course Number: CE 111 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%)

Who should attend? Are you interested in acquiring practical business experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program? This course is for you! You'll understand the significance of strategic planning and discover how external and internal environmental factors affect an organization. You'll learn about various organizational structures and determine how to use leadership, motivation, and control for maximum impact. You'll understand how successful organizations use performance measurements to stay on track. You'll also master the fundamentals of accounting and increase your knowledge about key financial terms, cash flow management, financial statements, and cost control. You'll learn the difference between financial and cost accounting. Continuing Education Information: CEUS must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours.

Instructor: Tony Swaim This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Tony Swaim. Tony Swaim has helped many clients, colleagues, and students reach their professional and personal goals. He has been an online instructor since 1998 and has taught at colleges and universities across the United States since 1981. His focus areas are project management, purchasing, continuous process improvement (CPI)/Six Sigma, and supply chain management. Tony manages a successful consulting firm, and his industry experience includes 20 years of supply chain management. He earned an MBA from California State University, Long Beach, and holds professional certifications in six disciplines, including the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

PMP Certification Prep 1

Business and Marketing Writing

Course Number: CE 112 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $125 Location: Online (100%)

Course Number: CE 113 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%)

Who should attend? This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a PMI credential. It's also an excellent choice for existing PMI credential holders looking for an approved activity for PMI's continuing certification PDUs Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours.

Who should attend? Are you a writer working in the business world? Or a marketing professional responsible for obtaining great marketing copy? Maybe your boss made you the company writer, but you've never had any training. Or maybe you're just interested in a writing or marketing career. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Lisa Adams This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Lisa Adams. Lisa Adams is an accomplished writer and editor specializing in business, marketing, and creative writing. Known for her exceptional command of the English language, grammatical precision, and unflinching dedication to excellence, Lisa has won numerous awards for her creative, professional, and scholarly writing. Her diverse body of work -- which has been published in print, on the Web, and on television -- includes award-winning documentaries and two books: Why We Read What We Read: A Delightfully Opinionated Journey through Contemporary Bestsellers and S'mores: Gourmet Treats for Every Occasion.

Start Your Own Business

Marketing Your Business on the Internet Course Number: CE 114 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? Throughout the course, you'll learn to think strategically about marketing your website, products, and services using Internet technologies. You'll explore how to use an Internet marketing checklist and other tools and materials to develop a sound online business strategy. Before you know it, you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to develop a winning Internet marketing plan for your own business. Continuing Education Information: CEUS must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours.

neurial qualities - motivation, discipline, creativity that you will need to succeed! This class is a great way to start your own business or enhance the one you already have. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Helene K. Liatsos This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Helene Liatsos. Helene K. Liatsos graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater and Communications and pursued an MBA at Fordham University. After a career working in the travel industry with companies including Trans World Airlines and Sheraton, Helene started her own home -based business. Her consulting company specializes in home-based business start-ups and in assisting established home-based businesses. She has been in this business for more than 20 years, has helped many entrepreneurs realize their dream of owning their own businesses, and was awarded the Home Based Business of the Year 2004 award by the U. S. Small Business Administration. Helene is the host of The Home-Based Business Show, an Internet Talk Radio/Variety channel, www.WorldTalkRadio.com.

Instructor: Lisa Heath This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Lisa Heath. Lisa Heath is a Web development expert specializing in marketing, user experience, and e-commerce. In addition to building and maintaining hundreds of Web sites, Lisa has helped a wide variety of clients and students to create their own sites and modify existing ones to make them more attractive and user Course Number: CE 116 Course Format: Online (100%) -friendly. Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%)

Creating a Successful Business Plan

Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business

Course Number: CE 115 Course Format: Online (100%) Course Date: May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 Course Date Info: Wednesdays Number of session: 24 hours Course Fees: $129 Location: Online (100%) Who should attend? Starting a home-based business is the hottest trend in today's challenging business environment! Learn how to be your own boss and eliminate the stress of having a job. The benefits of working from home are endless! Earn what you deserve, be independent, have tax deductions, do away with traffic, office politics and more! Learn how to develop the entrepre-

Who should attend? A plan will help keep you focused on what you know will create success. Business planning is a vital component of starting and growing a successful enterprise. Nearly any company or individual can benefit. Continuing Education Information: CEUs must be requested. You will receive 1 CEU per 10 hours. Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Kris Solie-

Johnson. Kris Solie-Johnson, chancellor and president of the American Institute of Small Business, best-selling author, educator, speaker, and mother of three, is an energetic and passionate entrepreneur. Her books are in public libraries, high schools, colleges, and military bases both nationally and internationally. Solie-Johnson has an MBA in Venture Management from the University of St. Thomas and over 19 years of experience helping entrepreneurs reach their goals quickly through joint venture partnerships, creative marketing programs, and innovative financial options. She's dedicated to motivating and inspiring owners to achieve beyond their dreams.

Medical Transcription Work at Home as a Medical Transcriptionist Study with Atlanta Technical College and gain the skills you need to start a rewarding work-at-home career as a medical transcriptionist. Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription program helps students gain the specific skills needed to successfully begin a medical transcription career. Students learn medical terminology, anatomy, and healthcare documentation, among other topics, as well as developing and practicing their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employerprovided dictations from a variety of specialties. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive ten textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, a 15-month membership to AHDI, and a 15-month subscription to an online reference library. When you train with Atlanta Technical College you can be prepared for a successful career as a medical administrative assistant in as little as 3 months. There are over 210,000 new medical administrative assistant jobs* expected nationwide by 2020—start training today to take advantage of these opportunities! With our online Medical Administrative Assistant training you'll have the specialized training you need to excel in your new field. Course Number: CE002 Courses Format: Online (100%) Course Date: Ongoing Course Date Info: Days of the week: Number of sessions: Course Fees: $2,395 Instructor: TBD Location: Online


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