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Since 1975, Meridian Technology Center has been training students for success in the workplace. A wide variety of course offerings make career education possible for students from all walks of life.

Full-Time Training

Career Assessment and Counseling | Job Placement Assistance Higher Average Wages for Graduates High School Sophomores (Pre-Engineering Academy only), Juniors and Seniors 70+ Career Majors | Tuition-free for District Residents | College Credit in Many Programs | Free Transportation Adult Students 70+ Career Majors | Scholarships/Financial Aid Available | 1- or 2-year Options High school students attend either the morning or afternoon session. Morning Session:… …… 8:10 am - 11:00 am Afternoon Session:… … 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Short-Term Personal & Professional interest Courses Hundreds of Courses - New Classes Starting Weekly Upgrade Job Skills | Prepare for a New Career Explore Personal Interests

Online Courses

Enroll in one of our online courses that can be completed from your home computer. Online instructors are available to assist you and weekly assignments can be easily downloaded. Courses last six weeks and run the following weeks: 08/17 - 10/07 09/21 - 11/11 10/19 - 12/09 11/09 - 12/30

Our District

The Meridian Technology Center district includes people living in communities served by the following school districts: Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater.

Disability Accessibility Meridian’s facilities are accessible to disabled students. In addition, programs and instructional materials are adapted based upon the expressed needs of the student needing accommodation. Students requiring special equipment or arrangements should notify a Meridian Technology Center counselor upon enrollment.


table of contents

Business Solutions 4 - 5

Full-Time Training 6

Architecture & Construction 7

Full-Time Training Programs | Air Conditioning & Refrigeration | Construction

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications 8 Horticulture | Language | Photography

business, management & Administration 9 - 10 Full-Time Training Programs | Office Productivity Series Bookkeeping with QuickBooks | Real Estate

finance 11

Full-Time Training Programs

Health science 12 - 13

ull-Time Training Programs | CPR & First Aid | Emergency Medicine Health Certification Testing | Medication Administration

annual report 14 - 15

Hospitality & tourism 16

Full-Time Training Programs | Culinary Arts

Human services 17 Full-Time Training Programs

information technology 18 - 20

Full-Time Training Programs | Social Media | Adobe Applications | Apple Series Seniors and Computer Newbies | Information Technology Certifications

law, public safety, corrections and security 21 Security | Public Safety

manufacturing 22

Full-Time Training Programs | Industrial Skills Training

Science, technology, engineering & mathematics 23 Full-Time Training Programs

transportation, distribution & logistics 24 Full-Time Training Programs | Automotive Technology

online courses 25

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Business Solutions

Business and Industry Services Consulting, training and education for you, where you are. Meridian Technology Center develops training initiatives resulting in innovative business solutions. We are a workforce resource to area companies ranging from the small family owned operation to the large corporation. The BIS group provides customized and specialized training related to: • Computer and technology solutions • Leadership enhancement • Quality management systems (ISO 9000; ISO 14000, TS 16949) • Safety and environmental health compliance Meridian provides industry training designed through needs assessment, curriculum design, skills training and diverse methods of delivery. Training and services are available during the daytime, evening and weekends.

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Safety culture implementation Supervisory and management development Team engagement and retention Technical and industrial maintenance

Contact Meridian to set up a consultation with a BIS Coordinator. Our goal is to be a strategic partner and assist your organization in maximizing potential and achieving your goals.

Meridian’s BIS group has a proven record in assisting organizations with employee retention, cost control and reduction, increased productivity, increased organizational effectiveness and improved employee morale.

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Center for Business Development

Center for Business Development The Center for Business Development empowers entrepreneurs through networking, education, consulting, and business incubation services. We have expertise in various areas such as marketing, product planning, international business, and writing business plans, as well as a large network of business assistance contacts. Whether you are considering starting a new business or want to expand your existing business, the CBD is here to assist you. Business Incubation Services Business incubation is a focused process that includes management guidance, technical assistance, and consulting tailored to young, growing companies. Additionally, our incubator clients also have access to many infrastructure needs required by new companies, such as high-quality office and lab space, meeting rooms, and a physical address. Our incubation services are available on a resident or virtual basis. Resident incubator clients may be eligible for a state tax exemption. Community Entrepreneurial Services These services are open to all types of entrepreneurs in the community and are provided through casual networking events, formal classroom sessions, and one-on-one counseling. Do you need to talk through an idea with an experienced consultant? We would love to visit with you about your business. Feasibility and Business Planning We offer one-day and multi-week training sessions designed to assist entrepreneurs in evaluating the feasibility of a business idea and in developing their business plan. Sessions are interactive and hands on utilizing experienced business counselors, individual and group learning activities, as well as advice from a variety of guest speakers who share their real-life business experience. Contact us for more information or visit our Web site for upcoming dates.

Stillwater Entrepreneur Network

Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™

The CBD offers a monthly networking breakfast for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Each breakfast is held at the CBD in our training room the third Thursday of the month. Meetings consist of networking and a guest speaker. Sponsorships for the breakfasts are also available.

Ready to get started working on your new business or business plan? Join us for a six-hour session from 9 am to 2 pm covering questions such as: Is there a market for my business? What capital is necessary? Am I ready? 08/21 Sat… ……… 9:00 am - 2:00 pm $100

08/18 09/15 10/20 11/17 12/15

Sessions are facilitated by CBD staff and include a guest speaker. All-day session covers the first three of ten classes. The remaining seven classes will be scheduled on Mondays thereafter from 6 pm to 8 pm for an additional $150 tuition total. (All materials and lunch included.)

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7:30 am - 9:00 am 7:30 am - 9:00 am 7:30 am - 9:00 am 7:30 am - 9:00 am 7:30 am - 9:00 am

There is no cost to attend. Please RSVP to Diane Maddox at 405.377.2220.

Business 101 In this two-hour class, we will cover the basic questions you need to answer when deciding to open a business. We will pay particular attention to market research and financials, as these are the two major problem areas for new businesses. 08/22 09/18 12/12

FastTrac® is a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

M… ………………… 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm M… ………………… 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm M… ………………… 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There is no cost to attend. Please RSVP to Diane Maddox at 405.377.2220 at least two days before each class to register.

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Full-Time Training why meridian? • 70+ majors to choose from • Use the skills you learn to go directly to work or to land a better job while in college • Small classes • Hands-on learning • Real-world learning projects in every program • Earn college credit toward an Associate in Applied Science degree at Cowley College, OSU-IT or Northern Oklahoma College, depending on your program • Classes are free for district high school students • Transportation is free for district high school students

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Career Services Our Career Planning Center staff can help you make career decisions based on your situation and needs. A variety of options are available to help you determine your strengths and interests. We will work together on a plan to help you achieve your career goals.

Cooperative Alliance Earn college credit while you’re at Meridian Technology Center and apply that toward an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. No extra assignments, just college credit for the work you’ll be doing already.

Assessment A number of assessments are available to assist in learning more about: • Your abilities • Your interests • Your personality • Your values

The A.A.S. is a technical workforce degree. An A.A.S. degree is a great path to follow for someone who is planning on directly entering the workforce after earning the degree. The technical college courses are specific to the technical workforce degree (A.A.S.) and do not apply to other degrees designed to transfer to bachelor of arts (B.A.) and bachelor of science (B.S.) degrees. However some credit may apply to a specific bachelor of technology degree.

Job Placement Services Meridian Technology Center instructors assist current students who will be seeking full-time, permanent employment upon successful completion of their training programs. Students can also receive assistance in résumé writing, interview techniques, and job search activities.

Internships are available Build your résumé Meet friends from 10 area district schools Leadership opportunities Student competitions Self-paced programs The 13th year program lets students starting a technology program as a senior return for an additional year of training at no charge • Job placement assistance • Career assessment and counseling

Students are responsible for meeting college requirements and completing the admission process before college credit is granted. Credit is not automatic. Please contact the Career Planning Center for details.

Tuition High school students from the Meridian district may attend full-time training free of charge. Tuition for adult students and those living outside the district is dependent on the specific career major. Tuition rates are subject to change until class starts. Please contact the Career Planning Center for tuition details. A deposit is required for each class and is applied to tuition. Financial Aid Adult students may be eligible for financial assistance through grants and scholarships. Sources of aid are federal, state, institutional, community, foundation, and business and industry programs. Additional information on financial aid programs offered at Meridian is available in the Financial Aid Office located in the Career Planning Center. Office hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Next Step Scholarship The Next Step Scholarship is designed to assist students who were either not able to attend or complete their studies at Meridian while in high school. The scholarship is a tuition waiver for high school graduates of the Meridian district who want to begin or complete a career training program within two years of their graduation. Scholarship details and applications are available from the Career Planning Center.

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Architecture & Construction Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment. People employed in this area work on new structures, restorations, additions, alterations and repairs.

Brick/Stone Mason CC

M-F

855 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CAD Design Architectural Specialist CC

M-F

CAD Technician Architectural CC

M-F

M-F

M-F

990 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Industrial Electrician’s Assistant CC

855 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Commercial Electrician’s Assistant CC

1,020 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

990 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Residential Electrician’s Assistant CC

M-F

Residential Finish Carpenter CC

M-F

M-F

M-F

615 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Residential HVAC Technician CC

615 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Residential HVAC Installer CC

825 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Residential Frame Carpenter CC

975 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-F

1,050 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses

Business & Industry Courses

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Refrigerant Handling Certification Exam

Fire Extinguisher Safety

08/17 09/14 10/19 11/16 12/14

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$55 $55 $55 $55 $55

TTh

TTh

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$80

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$80

Woodworking

The cost of this course does not include materials. Call for more information.

11/08 - 11/17

TTh

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

08/16 10/18

$20 $20

T T

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$20 $20

T T

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$10 $10

OSHA 10 - Construction

This OSHA-certified program is an overview of general safety with an emphasis on safety and health practices related to construction trades and work sites.

10/11 - 10/13 11/08 - 11/10

TWTh WThF

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

$89 $89

OSHA 10 - General Industry $80

This OSHA-certified program provides general industry safety and health standards with hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention emphasized.

10/04 - 10/06 11/08 - 11/10

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Forklift Safety

08/23 12/06

Basic Home Maintenance & Repair 09/13 - 09/22

T T

HazCom Safety Awareness

Construction Ceramic Tile: Countertops, Backsplash and Flooring 08/23 - 09/01

09/13 11/15

TWTh WThF

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

$89 $89

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Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Personal & Professional Interest Courses Horticulture Floral Design I 08/16 - 10/04

T

Photography Photography: Nature and Outdoors 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$120

Floral Design: Holiday Festivals 10/25- 12/13

T

08/09 - 09/27

T

TTh

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$120

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$120

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$155

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$155

10/11- 11/29

T

Sign Language I 08/16 - 09/08

TTh

Sign Language II 10/25 - 11/17

TTh

Take the Bus Meridian Technology Center is proud to have a stop on the OSU Community Transit System. OSU students and Stillwater residents can ride the bus to the Meridian campus from just about anywhere in town and take advantage of the training opportunities available at Meridian.

The “Off-Campus Brown� route runs between the Meridian campus and OSU throughout the day.

BROWN ROUTE SCHEDULE Goes to MTC, Technology Park and Wal-Mart West on Highway 51.

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$100

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$100

Photography: Basic

Language Beginning Spanish 09/06 - 09/29

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Business, Management & Administration Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.

Administrative Assistant CC

M-F

720 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Administrative Medical Assistant (Adults only) CC

M-F

Medical Insurance Coder (Adults only) CC

M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Medical Office Assistant 1,210 hrs

CC

M-F

1,040 hrs

870 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm For more Health related programs see pages 12 & 13. CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses Office Productivity Series

Receive a 15% discount when you enroll in any two or more Microsoft Office courses. Cannot combine with other discount offers.

Microsoft Outlook

In this class, you will learn the new Microsoft Outlook workspace, organize e-mail messages and manage calendar appointments and tasks as you create basic business messages and calendar events.

08/23 - 8/30 08/19 & 8/26

TTh F

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$99 $99

Microsoft Word Level I

In this course, you will explore the new workspace, enter and format text and use copy and paste techniques as you create basic business letters, memos and reports.

09/13 - 9/20 09/16 & 9/23

TTh F

6 :00pm - 9:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$99 $99

Microsoft Excel Level I

In this course, you will explore the new workspace, enter and edit data, select cells and ranges, create basic formulas and use functions as you create a variety of basic business spreadsheets.

10/11 - 10/18 10/07 & 10/14

TTh F

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$99 $99

Bookkeeping With QuickBooks QuickBooks 2011

This bookkeeping software is great for helping small- to medium-sized businesses keep their books easily and accurately. In this course, you will learn the interface and the fundamental skills for managing customer, vendor and banking transactions, and create a new company file. Learn to create purchase orders and track sales tax, record inventory transactions and process sales discounts.

09/07 - 09/19 12/05 - 12/14

MW MW

8:00 am - Noon 8:00 am - Noon

$279 $279

For additional computer classes, see Information Technology Pages 18-20.

Real Estate Real Estate: Basic 08/16 - 08/19 & 08/25 - 08/27 Call for times 10/14 - 10/18 & 10/24 - 10/27 Call for times

$495 $495

Real Estate: Post License 11/15 - 11/17

TWTh Call for times

$175

Internet Office Projects

In this course, you will learn how to use the Internet as a research tool for gathering information and apply Microsoft Office skills to accomplish realistic tasks such as searching for jobs, planning vacations and business travel, retrieving investment and financial information, marketing a business and designing Web pages.

11/109- 12/08 11/11 - 12/02

Th F

6 :00pm - 9:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$129 $129

No class 11/24 & 11/25.

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Business & Industry Courses Winning the Workplace Challenge

If you want to make your work environment more efficient and friendly, attending this one-day class will provide you and your staff with the skills and strategies to understand why building successful relationships helps build successful careers and personal lives. This is a complimentary workshop. Seating is limited. Register early.

09/28

W

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

FREE

Companies wishing to send 12 or more employees may contact Business & Industry Services to discuss scheduling a customized workshop.

Everyday Leaders: An Ongoing Dialogue on Leadership Lessons

Leadership comes in all forms. Being a leader isn’t about the title you have or the number of people you manage. It’s your ability to encourage others to be their best by being your best. Join a network of leaders and discover how you can make an impact in your workplace and your community with this quarterly series on leadership discussions. Join us for all or just a few.

HR Matters: The Key Elements of Strategic Human Resources

Employees are the nucleus of every organization. Help protect your staff and business from liability and avoid legal risk before it arises by staying current on human resources issues. Session Topics Include: • ADA Compliance on a Budget – Making Reasonable Accommodations • Coaching for Performance Improvement • Crucial Conversations – What Every Manager Should Know • Effectively Managing Sexual Harassment Complaints • How Social Media Changes HR This lunchtime series will offer insightful information and techniques for handling common workplace scenarios and help human resource professionals avoid potentially explosive situations. For more information, please contact Marcy Luter at (405) 377-3333, ext. 297 or marcyl@meridiantech.edu.

Quarterly Series Topics Include: • Communication Skills for Leaders • Strengths-Based Leadership • Strategic Thinking • Servant Leadership • Visioning Everyday Leaders is a collaborative program of Meridian Technology Center and the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. For more information contact Rebecca Eastham at rebeccae@meridiantech.edu or (405) 377-3333, ext. 310.

BluePrint Series

LEADING Nonprofits by Design

Could your nonprofit organization benefit from increased effectiveness and accountability? Attend the BluePrint Series and learn how to capitalize on the resources around you. Sessions are designed so participants can brainstorm and create plans, processes and tools for putting strategies into action in their workplace.

Sessions

PRICING

Measuring Results Are You Making a Difference? September 29

Half-day session $50 per person

Strategic Planning What Would You Have If You Got What You Wanted? October 27

More Information

Conflict Can’t We All Just Get Along? November 17

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Finance

Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers in financial and investment planning, banking, insurance and business financial management.

Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk CC

M-F

720 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Financial Customer Service CC

M-F

720 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Stillwater Entrepreneur Network

get connected networking for entrepreneurs

Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month to share ideas, experiences and hear a presentation. All networking sessions are FREE and include a continental breakfast. Topics may include: • Finance • Marketing • Management and Staff Development The Center for Business Development is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs through networking, education, consulting and business incubation services. Assistance is available in various areas such as marketing, product planning, international business and writing business plans. Call 405.377.2220 and see page 5 for more information including other Center for Business Development offerings such as Business 101 and Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™.

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Health Science Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers that promote health, wellness and diagnosis as well as treat injuries and diseases. Some of the careers involve working directly with people, while others involve research into diseases or collecting and formatting data and information.

Advanced Pharmacy Technician CC

M-F

Biological Laboratory Assistant CC

M-F

M-F

930 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Clinical Lab Assistant CC

765 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Biological Research Technician M-F

600 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

1,050 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

EMT-Paramedic (Adults Only)

1,064 hrs

More details online on our Full-Time Career Majors page.

Health Care Assistant I CC

M-F

742 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Health Care Assistant II CC

M-F

731 hrs

Health Care Technician CC

M-F

998 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Licensed Practical Nurse (Adults Only) CC

More details online on our Full-Time Career Majors page.

Pre-Medical/Medical Research Analyst CC

M-F

M-F

M-F

842 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Veterinary Research Technician M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

2,627 hrs

More details online on our Full-Time Career Majors page.

Radiology Aide CC

975 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Radiologic Technology (Adults Only) CC

975 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Pre-Veterinary/Veterinary Research Analyst CC

1,463 hrs

990 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

For more Business Health related programs see page 9. CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses CPR & First Aid

HealthCare Provider Recertification

American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 09/21 & 09/22 11/08 & 11/09

WTh TW

9:00 am - 5:00 pm 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$175 $175

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Recertification Th W

9:00 am - 5:00 pm 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$75 $75

6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm

$55 $55 $55 $55

HealthCare Provider 08/09 & 08/11 09/13 & 09/15 10/11 & 10/13 11/08 & 11/10

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TTh TTh TTh TTh

W W W W

6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm

$25 $25 $25 $25

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED 09/20 & 09/22 10/25 & 10/27 11/15 & 11/17

TTh TTh TTh

6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Infant/Child CPR for Family and Friends 08/31 09/28 10/26 11/30

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6:30 - 9:30 pm 6:30 - 9:30 pm 6:30 - 9:30 pm 6:30 - 9:30 pm

$55 $55 $55

Health Science

09/15 11/02

08/03 09/07 10/05 11/02

$15 $15 $15 $15


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 10/12 & 10/13

WTh

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$175

Medication Administration Medication Administration Technician (MAT) 08/09 & 08/11

TTh

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$65

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertification

09/20 & 09/22

TTh

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$65

10/27

10/11 & 10/13

TTh

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$65

11/08 & 11/10

TTh

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$65

12/13 & 12/15

TTh

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$65

Th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$75

Emergency Medicine Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

Medication Administration Technician (MAT) Update

Class includes clinical rotations and computer work to be completed outside of scheduled class meetings.

08/08 - TBD

MW

6:00 - 10:00 pm

$599

08/09 - TBD

TTh

6:00 - 10:00 pm

$599

Health Certification Testing

08/03

W

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$40

09/21

W

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$40

10/12

W

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$40

11/09

W

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$40

Please call 405-377-3333, ext. 211 to schedule an appointment for any of the following exams.

12/14

W

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$40

Clinical Skills Exams

Medical Basics

By Appt. Only

Certified Nurse Aide

$30

Anatomy and Physiology *

$235

Developmentally Disabled Care Aide

$30

Computer Applications ^

$99

Home Health Aide

$30

IV Therapy (Designed for LPNs, RNs & EMT-Ps)

$129

$30

Medical Terminology: Basic 째

$205

Residential Care Aide

Written Exams

* Meets pre-requisite requirements for EMT-Paramedic and Radiologic Technology

Every Monday 8:30 or 10:15 am

Certified Nurse Aide

$30

Developmentally Disabled Care Aide

$30

Home Health Aide

$30

Residential Care Aide

$30

Home Health Administrator

^ Meets pre-requisite requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse

째 Meets pre-requisite requirements for Radiologic Technology

By Appt. Only $100

new classes coming Watch for our Winter catalog

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annual report FISCAL SCHOOL YEAR 2009 - 2010

431

adult students

367

High school students

90% of students

continued on to further education or to a job related to their field of study

82% Nearly 40% of students took part in Career Training Student Organizations, with 23 students taking part in national-level competitions 192 students earned 2,057 college hours at $8 per credit hour through Cowley College, Northern Oklahoma College and OSU Institute of Technology toward an AAS degree, representing $246,840 in tuition dollars if they had paid full price

Short-Term Professional and Personal Interest Courses

304

classes offered ranging from floral design to first aid to Facebook

Content for the annual report was taken from fiscal year 2009-2010, due to CareerTech reporting structure to the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

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retention & completion rate


Business and Industry Services

260

$89,583

4,828

businesses served

of specially funded customized training programs benefiting 11 companies to support economic development in partnership with Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

students from business and industry took customized classes

Entrepreneur Services through the Center for Business Development

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companies with 20 employees used the incubator as residential tenants and 4 companies used the incubator’s services virtually, which includes use of conference rooms and secretarial support entrepreneurship training sessions with 272 participants in Stillwater, Guthrie and Perry

“…CBD staff helped us get up and running as quickly and efficiently as possible…” Left: David Lamb, Vice President of Operation Right: Dr. Jeff Scott, CEO

P H Y S I C I A N ’S AGENCY

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Hospitality and Tourism

Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers in the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreational events and travel-related services.

Food Service Attendant CC

M-F

360 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Food Service Management-Assistant CC

M-F

851 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses Culinary Arts Cake Decorating 101 08/23 - 10/11

T

Holiday Baking 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$120

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$40

Crazy Cupcakes 10/03

M

11/17

Th

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$40

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$60

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$40

Holiday Cooking

Mexican Cooking

10/10 & 10/17

M

Holiday Dinner

09/07

W

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$40

09/21

W

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$40

10/05

W

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$40

10/26

W

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$40

11/03

Th

November 11 | 11 am - 1 pm

taste the Tradition of Meridian Technology Center’s annual Thanksgiving Luncheon With the help of more than 50 culinary arts students, this year’s festivity will take more than 500 pounds of potatoes, 450 pounds of turkey, 300 pounds of ham, 20 gallons of gravy and 150 pies and desserts.

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Human Services

Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for employment in career pathways related to families and human needs.

Cosmetologist (Adults only) M-Th

Cosmetologist – Public M-F

Master Instructor (Adults only)

1,500 hrs

3:40 pm - 10 pm

M-Th

1,000 hrs

3:40 pm - 10 pm

Practicing Master Instructor (Adults only)

1,000 hrs

8:10 am - 11am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-Th

500 hrs

3:40 pm - 10 pm

Tuition: In District Out of District Cosmetologist………………………… $3,750 $7,500 Master Instructor……………………… $2,500 $5,000 Practicing Master Instructor…………… $1,250 $2,500

Career paths expo

From radio announcer to the Red Cross and police to personal trainer.

New Date: December 7 | New Location: Meridian Technology Center Today’s eighth-graders are tomorrow’s community leaders. Students will have an opportunity to learn about businesses and careers through hands-on career exploration. Parents

Talk with your students now about their future careers.

Students

Begin planning your high school class schedule as a freshman to ensure you can enroll in Meridian Technology Center. More than 70 career majors to choose from at no cost for district high school students.

Business Professionals

Contact Judy Sindelar at (405) 377-3333, extension 228 to set up a free booth.

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Information Technology

Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers that involve the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

Cyber Security Professional CC

M-F

1,590 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Digital Video Producer CC

M-F

960 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Enterprise Network Associate CC

M-F

1,080 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Enterprise Network Security Associate CC

M-F

1,230 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Graphic Design Specialist CC

M-F

840 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Network PC Support Specialist CC

M-F

630 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-F

CC

M-F

Network Systems Engineer CC

M-F

M-F

M-F

480 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

3D Animator CC

960 hrs

M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Video Game Designer CC

1,350 hrs

CC

990 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

PC Support Technician CC

1,350 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Network Systems Technician CC

1,350 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-F

1,080 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Web Designer

Network Security and Digital Forensics Technician CC

Network Security Specialist

M-F

960 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses Social Media

Facebook for Your Business – Intermediate

Facebook Fundamentals for Beginners

Learn how to increase visibility and grow the number of fans attached to your Like page, add apps to your Facebook page, create and monitor Facebook Ads and create an editorial plan.

This series of courses will help you get your business noticed with today’s powerful marketing tools. You will set up your personal Facebook account, learn to navigate the account and discover many features to help you customize your account.

08/24 08/31

W W

9:00 am - noon 9:00 am - noon

09/28 $39 $39

Facebook for Your Business – Getting Started Learn how to utilize your Facebook “Like” page to market your business. You will learn how to set up and navigate the administrator section of your page, use the groups option and use the tagging features to help promote your business and events on Facebook.

09/14

18

W

9:00 am - noon

W

9:00 am - noon

$39

Branding Your Business on Facebook Customize your Facebook Like page to reflect your marketing materials and website. You will also learn how to generate visibility for your business using Facebook Places and Deals.

10/12 10/26

$39

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W W

9:00 am - noon 9:00 am - noon

$39 $39


Adobe InDesign CS5 – Basics

Online Blogging with WordPress – Basics I WordPress is one of today’s most popular, free blogging systems. Learn how to use WordPress.com to create, customize and maintain a blogging site for personal or business use. Set up an account, explore the features such as themes, stats and widgets that help make WordPress a first-rate open source blogging tool.

11/02

W

8:00 am - noon

$85

Online Blogging with WordPress – Basics II Further develop your WordPress blog by exploring plugins, custom stylesheets, registering a domain, promoting your blog through Facebook and other social media, and advanced features of later versions of WordPress. Explore when to migrate to a self-hosted WordPress.org installation and the pros/cons of going it alone. Additional cost of book required if you have not taken Blogging with WordPress Basics I.

11/30

W

8:00 am - noon

$45

LinkedIn Basics for Your Business

W

9:00 am - noon

$39

Twitter Basics for Your Business Want to build a customer base of loyal, happy people who tell others about your business? Learn how to use this social media outlet to create a following.

12/14

W

9:00 am - noon

$39

Adobe applications are high quality tools that are the industry leader for media projects such as Web design, photo editing, data collection and page layout for print. Each course provides instructor-led, hands-on training and includes an exploration of the application workspace, tools and features.

Adobe Photoshop CS5 – Basics

Whether you are an amateur or professional, Adobe Photoshop CS5 provides the tools for producing professional looking results. In this course, you will learn how to navigate the application workspace, make selections, use the Clone tool, insert text and make color adjustments.

Th

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*$109

Adobe Photoshop CS5 – Intermediate Increase your Photoshop skills with layers, layer adjustments, gradients, type effects and blending modes. Additional cost of book required if you haven’t taken Adobe Photoshop CS5-Basics.

10/27

Th

9:00 am -4:00 pm

Th

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*$99

Adobe Photoshop CS5 – Power Workshop

Apple Series Get to Know Your iPhone

Familiarize yourself with the features and customize your iPhone settings, examine the e-mail features, Web browsing options, review the calendar and discuss techniques for efficiency with your iPhone.

09/07

W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discover a variety of useful applications to maximize the potential of your iPhone.

09/14

W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$34

Explore the iPad features and settings, customize iPad settings, examine e-mail features and Web browsing options, review the calendar and discuss tips and techniques for being efficient with the iPad.

10/05 11/16

W W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$34 $34

Pre-requisite for Apple Series: Each participant must bring their own iPhone or iPad to class.

New to Mac computers or just want to learn how to get the most from your Mac? In this course, you will explore the Mac workspace, customize settings, manage files, use the networking and communication tools, and explore Mac programs such as iTunes, iPhoto and iMovie.

09/07 - 09/14 11/07 - 11/14

MW MW

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

iWorks is a collection of Microsoft Office-type applications for the Mac. In this course you will create a spreadsheet using Numbers 09, a Word document using Pages 09 and a presentation using Keynote 09.

10/03 & 10/05 MW 11/30 & 12/07 W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$79 $79

Mac iMovie 101 Want to quickly assemble a few video clips or finetune your own video masterpiece? iMovie is the perfect place to do it all. In this course, you will utilize iMovie and other built-in Apple software and let your creative juices flow.

11/10

*Includes lunch in the Terrace.

*$99

$109 $109

Mac iWorks 101

10/17 & 10/19 MW 12/12 & 12/14 MW

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$34

iPhone Apps for You

Gain Photoshop experience in this activity-based course. Take this opportunity to work on your own specific projects with instructor assistance.

Th

*$109

Mac Basics

Adobe Applications

10/06

12/01

iPad Essentials

In this course, you will learn to use the many features available on LinkedIn and how to use this Web service to promote your business.

12/07

This course provides a solid foundation for using the industry standard application to create professional marketing materials. Learn the interface, build pages, enter and format text, insert images and work with color options.

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$79 $79

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Seniors and Computer Newbies – Apple Series

Socializing with Facebook – Basics I You will set up your personal Facebook account, navigate the account and discover many features to help you customize your account.

Get to Know Your iPhone for Seniors and Computer Newbies

Customize your iPhone settings, examine the e-mail features and Web browsing options, review the calendar, and discuss techniques for efficiency.

08/31 10/19

W W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$34 $34

iPhone Apps for You – Seniors and Computer Newbies

F

8:30 am - 11:30 am

$24

Socializing with Facebook – Basics II Increase your Facebook skills by posting to your page, setting up groups and uploading pictures.

12/02

F

8:30 am - 11:30 am

$24

Basics of Microsoft Word

Bring your iPhone and discover useful applications to help maximize the potential of your iPhone.

Learn how to use the Microsoft Office Word application, explore the workspace and tools, insert text, format text and learn to use cut, copy and paste.

09/21 11/09

12/09

W W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$34 $34

iPad Essentials for Seniors and Computer Newbies Customize iPad settings, examine e-mail features and Web browsing options, review the calendar and discuss techniques for being efficient with the iPad.

10/12 12/07

W W

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$34 $34

Pre-requisite for Apple Series: Each participant must bring their own iPhone or iPad to class and should have attended Computer Basics classes or be comfortable searching the Internet.

Getting Started with Computers

You will practice mousing techniques, explore computer components and basic computer terminology.

09/02 09/09

F F

8:30 am - 11:30 am 8:30 am - 11:30 am

$24 $24

Discovering Windows 7 This course is for those new to computers who have taken the Getting Started with Computers course. Familiarize yourself with the Windows 7 operating system to help you find your way around the computer.

09/16 09/16

F F

8:30 am - 11:30 am 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

12/16

$24 $24

$24 $24

Internet Basics Learn how to browse and find information on the Internet, navigate with links, add websites to favorites and techniques for searching the Internet.

F

8:30 am - 11:30 am

$24

Get Going with E-mail Set up an e-mail account using the Gmail application, send e-mail messages, open an e-mail sent to you, open an attachment of an e-mail message and save the attachment to your computer.

10/28 & 11/04 F

8:30 am - 11:30 am

8:30 am - 11:30 am

$24

Information Technology Certifications This two-part certification provides training to give you the edge in the fast-growing IT Service Technician field while preparing you for the CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-701 (A+ Essentials) and 220-702 (A+ Practical Application). Participants need an aptitude for learning computer and networking concepts and terminology, computer hardware, software and network troubleshooting basics, compatibility issues and common errors, security risks and prevention, “green IT” concepts and preventive maintenance techniques. (Includes curriculum, preassessment, practice exam and 1 exam voucher.)

CompTIA A+ Essentials 09/07 - 10/17

MW

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$549

CompTIA A+ Practical Applications

CCNA

10/07

F

Receive a 15% discount when you enroll in two or more senior and computer newbie courses. Cannot combine with other discounts.

10/24 - 12/07

8:30 am - 11:30 am 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$24

Increase your Microsoft Word skills by creating a basic Word flier. Learn to add borders, insert pictures, format paragraphs and add page numbers.

This course is for those new to computers who have taken Getting Started with Computers and Discovering Windows 7 courses. Learn to manage document storage, browse files using Explore and Start buttons, open files from folders, copy and move files, create new folders, use the Recycle Bin, and rename files and folders.

F F

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Creating Fliers with Microsoft Word

All About Files & Folders

09/23 09/23

F

CompTIA A+

Seniors and Computer Newbies – Computer Basics

20

11/18

MW

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$549

No class 11/21 and 11/23.

This four-part certification teaches networking based on application, covering concepts based on the types of networks you may encounter from home and small offices, to complex enterprise models. Learn the basics of routing, switching and advanced technologies to prepare for Cisco CCENT and CCNA certifications and entry-level networking careers. Classroom Hours: Th, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Online Discussion Board: MW, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CCNA Part 1 CCNA Part 2 CCNA Part 3 & 4

09/22 - 10/13

$499

10/27 - 11/17

$499

Watch for dates in the spring Course Catalog.

For additional computer classes, see Business, Management & Administration on Page 9.

$44

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Personal & Professional Interest Courses Security Custody/Control Refresher 08/15

Public Safety Hunter Education

M

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$50

M

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$50

M

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$50

Handcuffing 09/12

Pepper Spray 10/10

08/23 - 08/25

TTh

6:00 am - 10:00 pm

FREE

11/12

Sat

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

FREE

No pre-register required.

Must pre-register. Send name, number of participants and class date to info@odwc.state.ok.us.

Security Guard Phases I & II (Unarmed) 10/03 - 12/05

M

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$195

Security Guard Refresher/Update 08/01 12/05

M M

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$40 $40

social media isn’t just social Find out how you can leverage the latest in technology to reach and grow your business base. • • • •

Facebook: From launching to liking WordPress: Blogging about what makes your business better Linked In: Get connected with past and potential partners Twitter: Find out why it’s sweet to tweet

it’s sweet to tweet

See pages 20 - 21 for complete course listings.

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Manufacturing Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers in planning, managing and processing materials into intermediate or final products. Careers also include related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, and maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

Beginning Metal Fabricator CC

M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CAD Design Mechanical Specialist CC

675 hrs

M-F

1,140 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CAD Technician Mechanical CC

M-F

975 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CNC Machinist CC

M-F

975 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

CNC Machinist Assistant CC

M-F

765 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Engine Lathe Operator CC

M-F

Metal Fabricator (Adults only) CC

M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Milling Machine Operator CC

M-F

M-F

915 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

SMAW Pipe Welder CC

M-F

750 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Structural Welder CC

M-F

270 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Pipe Welder CC

1,215 hrs

840 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

270 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses

Industrial Skills Training

Manufacturing Industrial Welding: Beginners & Experienced

Lean Administration

08/09 - 09/15

TTh

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$345

10/04 - 11/10

TTh

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$345

A first step to learning the principles of Lean Enterprise. This course, similar to the popular Lean 101 course, mixes classroom and live simulation to teach principles that can be applied to an office environment. No previous experience is required. Participants work through a real-time administration processing situation. The results of the first simulation provide the basis for continuous improvements to the office setting.

Custom Scheduling

8 Hours

$250 per person

Learn To Be Lean: Lean 101

This is the first step to learning the principles of Lean Enterprise. No previous experience is required. The course is a mix of classroom and live simulation. Participants begin by manufacturing simulated circuit boards in a traditional manufacturing setting. The result of the first simulation round provides the setting for continuous improvement applying Lean Manufacturing principles.

Custom Scheduling Courses Offered in Conjunction with:

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8 Hours

$250 per person

For more information, please contact Jeff Forquer at 405.377.3333, ext. 251 or e-mail jefff@meridiantech.edu.

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Full-Time Training Programs Planning, managing and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (physical science, social science and engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services are found in this career field.

Advanced Project Lead The Way Pre-Engineering (H.S. Soph., Jr. and Sr.) M-F

Project Lead The Way Pre-Engineering (H.S. Jr. and Sr.)

1,440 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-F

960 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuition is free for district high school students.

Pre-Engineering Academy From Hands-On Projects to Problem-Solving Skills A College Preparatory Full-Time Program Meridian’s only program that allows students to start as sophomores. This program helps students get a step ahead in their college plans. Build a robot and take part in the Maximus Roboticus team at the state regional competition, construct a machine that sorts objects by recognizing shapes, experience the power of physics by creating simple machines, program micro-controllers to navigate a mini-robot through a maze, use circuit design software to program things such as elevator doors and much more.

Earn your high school credits for computer science or foreign language. Plus AP courses are included that could allow students to test out of college courses. Space is Limited.

Enroll now!

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Transportation Distribution & Logistics Full-Time Training Programs Students are prepared for careers involved in the planning, management and movement of people, materials and products by road, air, rail and water. It also includes related professional and technical support services such as infrastructure planning and management, logistics services and the maintenance of mobile equipment and facilities.

Automotive Air Conditioning Technician CC

M-F

450 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Automotive Chassis Technician CC

M-F

495 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-F

M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm 945 hrs

M-F

CC

M-F

M-F

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

M-F

570 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm 1,170 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Refinishing Technician CC

1,005 hrs

540 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Collision Repair and Refinishing Apprentice CC

M-F

Non-Structural Repair Technician

555 hrs

Automotive Service Technician CC

CC

Power Sports Technology

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technician CC

Combination Collision Repair Technician

1,650 hrs

8:10 am - 11 am and/or 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm CC College Credit Available Tuition is free for district high school students. Tuition for in-district adults is $2/hour. Tuition for out-of-district adults is $4/hour.

Personal & Professional Interest Courses Automotive Technology Auto Collision Repair 08/09 - 09/15 10/25 - 12/06

TTh TTh

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

School Bus Inspection Class $245 $245

Automotive Service Excellence Exam Th T Th

09/13 - 10/27

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

MW MW MW MW MW

11/29 - 12/15 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$50 $50 $50 $50 $50

School Bus Driver Training 08/06 - 08/13 Sat-Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 09/03 - 09/10 Sat-Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 10/01 - 10/08 Sat-Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 11/05 - 11/12 Sat-Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 12/03 - 12/10 Sat-Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Class does not meet on Sunday.)

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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$60 $60

TTh

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$350

Power Sports Wheels, Tires & Braking Systems Service

Defensive Driving 08/08 & 08/10 09/14 & 09/16 10/10 & 10/12 11/07 & 11/09 12/12 & 12/14

MW MW

Power Sports Preventive Maintenance

Fee information available at www.ase.com.

11/10 11/15 11/17

08/15 & 08/17 09/12 & 09/14

$150 $150 $150 $150 $150

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TTh

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$120


Online Training Online Start Dates: Courses start each month and are self-paced. 08/17 - 10/07 09/21 - 11/11 10/19 - 12/09 11/09 - 12/30

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Drawing for the Absolute Beginner… …………………… Enjoying European Art Online… ………………………… Music Made Easy………………………………………… Pleasures of Poetry… ……………………………………

$84 $84 $84 $ 84 $ 84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84

Finance Accounting Fundamentals …………………………… Accounting Fundamentals II… ………………………… Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010… ……………………… Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007……………………… Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010……………………… Introduction to Crystal Reports 10… …………………… Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010… …………………

$84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84

Health Science

Business, Management & Administration Achieving Success with Difficult People … ……………… Administrative Assistant Fundamentals … ……………… Building Teams That Work … …………………………… Introduction to Microsoft Access 2003… ………………… Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007… ………………… Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007… ………………… Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010… ………………… Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2007… ……………… Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010… ……………

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007… ………………… Introduction to Peachtree Accounting 2009… ………… Introduction to QuickBooks 2007… …………………… Introduction to QuickBooks 2008… …………………… Introduction to QuickBooks 2009… …………………… Introduction to QuickBooks 2010… …………………… Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2007… ……………… Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2009… ……………… QuickBooks 2007 for Contractors… …………………… QuickBooks 2009 for Contractors… ……………………

$ 84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84 $84

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant… …………………… Explore a Career in Medical Transcription… …………… Introduction to Natural Health and Healing … ………… Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach……………………………

$84 $84 $ 84 $84

Human Services Assisting Aging Parents…

………………………………

Discover Digital Photography… ………………………… Enhancing Language Development in Childhood… ………………………………………… Genealogy Basics………………………………………… Guiding Kids on the Internet… …………………………

$84 $84 $84 $84 $84

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Employment Law Fundamentals (US)… ……………… $84 Evidence Law (US)……………………………………… $84 Introduction to Criminal Law (US)……………………… $84

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Scan this barcode with your smart phone barcode reader for a coupon discount code to use toward your enrollment. Exceptions to the discount include online courses and exam fees. Only one coupon may be used per class.

A non-refundable deposit is required to confirm enrollment for each class. This deposit guarantees your enrollment in the class of your choice and is applied to your tuition. A $50 deposit is required for classes $399 and under. A $100 deposit is required for classes $400 and over. The deposit can be paid with a check or money order (payable to Meridian Technology Center) with a VISA, MasterCard or Discover Card. Deposit is refundable only if class is cancelled by Meridian Technology Center. The balance of tuition is due by the first class meeting and is non-refundable. Supplies are not included in the tuition price, unless otherwise noted. If needed, they may be purchased from the Meridian Mart located on campus during regular business hours. We ask that you take responsibility for your projects that are left on our campus or at an extension site. Unforeseen circumstances may cause us to change the date or time of a class.

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1312 South Sangre Road Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074-1899 Tel: 405 377-3333 Fax: 405 377-9604

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The Meridian Technology Center Foundation assists in the advancement of educational and training opportunities for students attending Meridian Technology Center.

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Meridian Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, disability, religion or veteran status in its educational programs or activities. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, admissions, educational services and activities, financial aid and employment. Inquiries concerning application of this policy may be referred to Schelina Burnett, Coordinator of Title IV, VI, VII, IX/504/ADA responsibilities.

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2011 Meridian Tech Fall Course Catalog