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ADVANCE YOURSELF. FALL

Adult & Continuing Education

School of Professional and Community Development at Medgar Evers College ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE


Dear Prospective Student: I am pleased to welcome you to the Adult and Continuing Education Department of Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York. This unique department is committed to assisting you with gaining the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to advance your career. We welcome you as you enter a world of new possibilities. Our expanded course offerings and educational and experiential opportunities will help position you to take on the challenges of the present and will enable you to take full advantage of future opportunities and possibilities. The Medgar Evers College family is committed to sustaining a student-centered environment that ensures positive outcomes. The college faculty, academic advisors, counselors and staff are available to assist you in every way possible. Our goal is to create a community of leaders. We will assist in enhancing your skills and talents as you pursue academic and professional excellence. Through our well developed continuing education course offerings, such as NYS Real Estate Salesperson and Broker Licensing, Bookkeeping and Accounting, Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, French/Creole Healthcare Interpreter, CASAC, Web and Graphic Design, Web Video Production, Digital Publishing, and GED, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary for success in a newly-transformed, highly-competitive, global economy. We will continue working to ensure that the College meets all of your professional development needs and remains a premier undergraduate institution within the CUNY system. Best wishes for continued learning and future success.

Dr. William L. Pollard President Medgar Evers College

Did you know? Adult and Continuing Education offers staff development training and workshops on demand to Unions, Government Agencies, Nonprofits and Businesses. Maximize your organizational talent, increase staff productivity and enhance customer or member satisfaction through practical workforce training and workshops. To learn more visit page 22 of this catalog or Email: ace.info@mec.cuny.edu.


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Certificate Programs in Wedding & Event Planning, Nonprofit Entrepreneurship, NY Real Estate Salesperson (75-hr), Broker Licensing Course (45-hr), Food Protection, Bookkeeping and Accounting, High Impact Coaching, and Green Training. See pages 1 - 6 for program details and other business course listings.

Health Care

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Certificate Programs in Medical Billing & Coding, Healthcare Interpreter (French/Creole), CASAC, Certified Nursing Assistant and Patient Care Technician, and Emergency Medical Technician. See pages 7 - 11 for program details and other healthcare course listings.

Legal Studies

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Certificate Programs in Paralegal and Legal Secretary. See page 12 for certificate program details.

Computer Technology & New Media

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Certificate Programs in Microsoft Computer Applications, Web & Graphic Design, Web Video Production, Digital Publishing for Apps, E-Magazines and Tablets, and Online Certificates. See pages 13 -18 for program details and other IT course listings.

Education and Personal Development 19-21 Certificate Program in Sewing. Courses in Writing Skills, Spanish, Piano, Line Dancing, Swimming, Financial Literacy, GED and more. See pages 19 - 21 for course details.

Workforce Development Training

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See page 22 to learn how your union, agency, nonprofit, or business employees can receive professional development workshops or classes.

OPEN HOUSE Thursday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 26 (6:30 - 8:00 p.m.) 1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor (between Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place)

Register at Open House and receive 10% OFF* tuition on select classes. *Does not apply to classes under $100 or to third-party courses. Discount offers may not be combined.

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Certified Wedding and Event Planning This Program is offered in partnership with The Wedding Planning Institute. Wedding and Event Planning Certification is designed for persons looking to get started in the glamorous and exciting wedding and event industry. This hands-on program covers everything a wedding and event planner needs to know, including contracts, etiquette, flowers, music, day of services, Registrations for Wedding marketing, industry business practices and application. This program will and Event Planning will be provide you with all of the tools needed processed by the Wedding to become a professional wedding and event planner. Students can also choose Planning Institute. To register call 1-888-221-9988 or visit: to participate in hands-on learning opportunities through local internships. www.theweddingplanninginstitute. Graduates will receive an internationally com/event/medgarevers recognized certification, post graduate BI-CW101 Tues. & Thurs, 6 - 9:05 pm. support and customized internship Oct. 9—Nov. 27 13 sessions $1,495 opportunities.

Nonprofit Entrepreneurship Certificate This program provides you with the structure and resources to make your nonprofit dream a reality and combines law, business concepts and social policies to enhance your ability to lead effectively. Required: H.S. Diploma or GED. $495 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($595 if paid per class). Introduction to Starting a Nonprofit Learn the legal process of starting a nonprofit, including the purpose of bylaws, board of directors, and a mission statement. BI-SM710 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 15—31 6 sessions $195 Community-Building & Marketing Your Nonprofit Learn to create a marketing campaign for nonprofits and execute a successful community outreach strategy. By course end you will put these lessons into practice by creating a brochure and newsletter for your nonprofit or business. Learn how to create your own website and use social media for your nonprofit.

Writing a Business Plan You will be guided through the process of preparing a business plan for your nonprofits or companies. To fulfill the fieldwork component of this capstone seminar you will present your new venture's business plan to an audience. BI-SM714 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Nov. 26—Dec. 5 4 sessions $145 Grant Writing Clinic Crafting a winning grant proposal is both an art and a science. Get tips on identifying and writing compelling grants to fund your non-profit’s activities. By the end of the clinic you will have a draft grant proposal for your organization.

BI-SM716 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. BI-SM712 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. 2 sessions $80 Nov. 5—21 5 sessions $175 Dec. 10—12

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New York State Real Estate Certificate Programs and Courses NY State Real Estate Salesperson NY State Licensing Course (75 hours) Real Estate Broker This New York State Real Estate Licensing Salesperson Licensing Course meets the new 75-hour requirement and is the Course mandatory prerequisite to taking the (45 hours) NYS Real Estate Salesperson Exam. Get started on your Real Estate career today. Textbook is not included in fee. Course dates subject to change.

This New York State Real Estate Broker Licensing Course meets the new 45-hour requirement and is the mandatory BI-RE101 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. prerequisite in acquiring the NY State Oct. 10—Jan 14 25 sessions $350 Broker’s License. Note: Salespersons who received their license after 7/2008 About the Real Estate Instructor: must have satisfactorily completed the NY State Salesperson Licensing Course. Trisha Ocona Francis is:  President of realestateOCONA, a BI-RE102 Tues. & Thurs., 6 - 9 p.m. Licensed Real Estate Brokerage Firm Oct. 9—Nov. 29 15 sessions $325  Licensed in N.Y. and N.J. NOTE: For all Real Estate classes,  Hot 97 Street Soldiers Guest Real students are not allowed to miss more Estate Expert. than two class sessions. Failure to  Real Estate Blogger for Huffington adhere to the guidelines provided by Post. The Department of State will mean that  Blogger for Realtor.org Young you cannot continue in the class. Professionals Network (YPN)  NYS Dept. of State Real Estate Board Member Appointed by NYS Governor and Speaker

Online REAL ESTATE Classes Real Estate Continuing Education: PACKAGE 1 (22.5 hours) $150 Course Code: BI-RE104  Fair Housing  Environmental Issues  Know the Code: Real Estate Ethics  Red Flags  Property Management and Management Risk  Introduction to Commercial Real Estate PACKAGE 2 (22.5 hours) $150 Course Code: BI-RE105  Fair Housing  Real Estate Finance Today  Real Estate and Taxes  Red Flags  Property Management and Management Risk  Introduction to Commercial Real Estate

ATTN: Agents & Homeowners: Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs and Auctions: Tools for Success in Today’s Market With the number of homes going into foreclosure and short sales reaching unprecedented highs, it is increasingly important for licensees and homeowners to stay current on these topics so as to remain competitive and successful in the market. This three hour class discusses four hot topics in today’s market: foreclosures, short sales, REOs, and auctions. Focusing on the legal ramifications of these topics, this title also reviews ways that agents can successfully market these properties. Textbook is not included in fee. Course dates subject to change. BI-RE100 Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 3 1 session $95

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IRS Registered Tax Preparer Exam Prep In order to be qualified as an IRS Registered Tax Return Preparer, you will need to pass the IRS exam for 2013. This course will provide you with a solid foundation on the subject of axes as well as the preparation of an accurate and complete income tax return. Specific tax issues you need to be familiar with, including tax theory and law; conducting a thorough client interview; and offering tax advice and explanations to clients, will be covered. The course will cover the major parts of the exam and how to approach each section. A textbook is required and is not included in course fees. IRS exam fees are not included in course fee. Basic computer skills required. Taught by Jamaal Solomon, a federally authorized Enrolled Agent and Owner/CEO of J.S. Tax Corporation. BI-SM724 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 10—Nov. 28 12 sessions $395

Business Writing

Get Paid to Talk: Making Money with Your Voice Ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voiceover. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of our teacher. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voiceover field. Space is limited to ensure quality. BI-SM805 Thurs, 6:30 - 9:00 Nov. 28 1 session

$195

Food Protection Certificate

This course satisfies the NYC Health code requirement that supervisors of food service establishments and non-retail food service establishments be certified in food protection. The course provides information on Food Protection • Improve your grammar, spelling, word and Safety and prepares you to earn the choice, and proper use of punctuation New York City Department of Health’s • Determine and correct some of the Food Protection Certificate. most common mistakes made in BI-FP101A Mon. & Wed., 5:40 -10 p.m. business writing Oct. 29—Nov. 5 3 sessions $195 • Write for the busy reader • Use mind mapping to help you FOCUS Notary Public Seminar • Improve your writing skills in the first This intensive 4-hour seminar prepares session you to pass the Notary Public Exam and • Develop and hone your writing style is recommended for public service • Move your reader to action with the employees, law offices, real estate firms TOUCH technique and banks. You will receive sample tests, • Determine what's clutter, cut it out, a handbook, a notary book of actual and get to the point laws, rules and procedures on the exam • Use proper etiquette when writing and test application. U.S. citizenship is emails required. A textbook is required and is BI-SM202 Mon. and Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. not included in price. Oct. 15—31 6 sessions $295 BI-SM102A Sun., 9:30a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 1 session $105 Become proficient in writing professional business letters, emails, memos, cover letters, and other professional correspondence. You will receive lots of hands-on training as you learn how to:

BI-SM102B Sun., 9:30a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18 1 session $105

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Bookkeeping and Accounting Certificate Program Develop your bookkeeping and accounting skills and knowledge in preparation for the dynamic world of business. Required: Basic computer skills & H.S. Diploma. $1200 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($1300 if paid per class).

Bookkeeping and Accounting I

Microsoft Excel (Beginning)

You will learn the fundamentals of Bookkeeping, including recording entries, posting, making trial balances, balance sheets and income statements. A textbook is required and is not included in course price.

This spreadsheet program will teach you to organize information for analysis and decision-making. You must have basic computer and keyboarding skills to join this class.

BI-OS400A Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 9—30 7 sessions $325

BI-OS402 Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Dec. 4—18 5 sessions $325

Bookkeeping and Accounting II

QuickBooks

You will learn to understand accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchases, credit card sales, sales tax and inventory control, as well as introduction to payroll. A textbook is required and is not included in price.

This is an overview of the QuickBooks accounting practices used by millions of small businesses. You will learn how to handle accounts receivable/accounts payable transactions.

BI-OS401A Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Nov. 1—27 6 sessions $325

BI-OS403A Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Jan. 3—24 7 sessions $325

Caring for Young Children

The Family Day Care Licensing Process

Are you planning to interact with or provide care for young children as a nanny, babysitter, or parent? This workshop will teach you how to: Learn how to establish and maintain a safe, healthy open your own learning environment; advance physical childcare and intellectual competence; support Center, as well social and emotional development and as the requirements of operation and the provide positive guidance; and maintain resources needed for operating one. a commitment of professionalism when Understand the definition of family day working with and for others. care, registration information, BI-SM116 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 8:30 p.m. management, and administration. Textbook required; not included in price. Nov. 12—19 3 sessions $245 BI-SM115 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 17—Nov. 7 7 sessions $295

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High Impact Coaching™ Certificate Program To learn more or to register for the programs below, contact Chaya by email at HI-C@triumphantjourneys.com or phone at 347-240-8899. Coaching is a $2.4 billion business in the U.S. More people are using coaches every day. Becoming credentialed is vital to success as a coach in this increasingly competitive market. These intensive training programs will prepare you to perform as a fully-trained coach, providing independent coaching sessions and full coaching engagements. Completion of the  Be able to work with assessments program provides all the training hours where appropriate, such as DISC, needed to become credentialed as an 360 Assessment, Clean Sweep, Associate Certified Coach with the and more International Coach Federation (ICF). To successfully complete the course, participants will need to: attend and Virtual Based Learning Program: participate in classes, both in-person and  Conducted via webinar and virtual (teleclass); complete assignments “teleconference classes” from each class; complete a final paper;  Attend from any location; no travel submit an audio recording of a coaching  Begins Monday, October 15th at session for proficiency review; complete 12:00 PM. Call for full schedule. a supervised practicum during which you will receive practice and guidance while Blended Learning Program: working with your own coaching client(s); complete three months of mentored  Four in-person classroom hours coaching practice. per month and two monthly “teleconference classes” About the Instructors  Learn in a college setting with others  Begins on Tuesday, October 16th at Janine Schindler, ICF Master Certified Coach, International Executive Coach 9:30 AM. Call for full schedule. and Trainer: She was the first Graduates of the program will gain the two-term president of the ICF NYC Chapter and serves on the global ethical skills to: review board. She is part of New York  Structure coaching conversations University’s coaching faculty and  Utilize coaching theories, models curriculum development team, trains for and frameworks in a skilled Results Coaching Systems, and founded professional manner her own global company JAS Coaching  Successfully conduct a coaching & Training Inc. in 2001. She was named conversation, session and full Woman of the Year by the National engagement Association of Professional Women  Work with clients to set goals, promote action, manage Chaya Abelsky, ICF Professional accountability, and create Certified Coach: Chaya founded her awareness within the ICF Code of own coaching business, Triumphant Ethics and Core Competencies Journeys LLC, in 2007, that focuses on guidelines personal growth, after receiving  Chart their own pathway towards certification in Coaching from New York their individualized coach approach University. With clients ranging from high to support clients in achieve the profile public service professional and results they desire funders to people from all walks of life, her mission is the same: to help clients  Have a core body of knowledge about coaching theory and models take on their lives with full joy, commitment and action.  Understand the range of possible settings and populations with whom For dates, pricing or other questions call they can use their coaching skill  Learn strategies to build and market Chaya at 347-240-8899 or email her at HI-C@triumphantjourneys.com. their business

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Classes will be held in Medgar Evers’ new Green Energy Training Lab.

Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Systems Introductory CAD Design Lab: Computer Drawing and Design for Solar Systems

The following 3 courses are offered in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) at Bronx Community College. To determine eligibility or to register for these classes you must contact Ruben Rodriguez at CSE by email at: Ruben.Rodriguez@bcc.cuny.edu

36-hour Math/Electricity Basics for Photovoltaics This class is a required prerequisite* to the 40-hour Introductory Photovoltaic Design and Installation class. Pre-and post-tests will be given. *Electricians and electrical engineers are not required to take this class. BI-SM001 Mon. - Fri., 6 - 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 15—27 11 sessions $365

40-hour Intro. Photovoltaic Design and Installation This class is designed for individuals interested in entering the solar field, and is based on the NABCEP Task Analysis. At the end of the class, CSE offers review sessions and the NABCEP Entry Level Exam for $100. Prerequisite: 36-hour Math/Elect. Basics (see above). BI-SM189 Mon.—Fri., 6 - 9 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nov. 5—17 12 sessions $665

This is a comprehensive beginners' Computer Aided Drawing Class (CAD) for practitioners of the solar business. The class will focus on teaching the necessary computer drawing skills to help with the design of Solar Panel Systems (PV Systems and Solar Thermal Systems). This CAD class will help prepare students for the Advanced PV Installation class as they will be required to prepare PV system drawings. By the end of the class, students will have learned how to design the layout of solar panel systems by using computer drawing. Prerequisite: Basic Computer Drawing Skills. BI-SM002 Tue. & Thur., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 18—Oct. 4 6 sessions $365

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Learn green building practices that can be applied to LEED Rating Systems. Topics are geared toward understanding core concepts of LEED and preparing you for the LEED Green Associate exam and for part one of the new two-part LEED AP exam. You will be trained on concepts fundamental to the LEED Rating Systems and learn successful green building strategies. This class qualifies you to take the LEED Green Associate Exam. BI-SM145 Sun., 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 18—25 2 sessions $315

OSHA 10–Hour Training This 10 hour training program provides a comprehensive overview of the safety rules and precautions for working on construction job sites and performing as a contractor on the client job site. BI-SM136 Sun., 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 2—9

2 sessions

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Green Training Programs at Medgar Evers


Health Care

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program This certificate provides a comprehensive understanding of the skills required for work in health care institutions, nursing homes, physicians’ offices, community health groups, insurance companies, billing companies and other health care centers. Proof of High School Diploma/GED is required before the second course. $2755 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($2855 if paid per class).

Anatomy & Physiology

ICD-9 CM Coding

Examine the anatomical structure, the physiology and organization of the human body. Textbook is required; not included in course price.

Focus on The International Classification of Diseases (ICD); includes diagnosis and procedure codes and introduction to ICD-10. Textbook is required; not included in course price.

HC-MB107 Mon. & Wed., 6 -10 p.m. Oct. 10—29 6 sessions $395 HC-MBS07 Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 13—27 3 sessions $395

Medical Terminology Develop knowledge and understanding of the language used in all aspects of medicine. Master the basic word structure of medical terms. Textbook is required; not included in course price.

HC-MB103 Mon. & Wed., 6 -10 p.m. Dec. 17—Jan. 23 9 sessions $445 HC-MBS03 Sat., 9:30a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jan. 5—Feb. 2 4.5 sessions $445

CPT-4 Coding Optimize reimbursements by accurately utilizing CPT Codes for outpatient procedures. Textbook is required; not included in course price.

HC-MB102 Mon. & Wed., 6 -10 p.m. Oct. 29—Nov. 19 6 sessions $395

HC-MB104 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 10 p.m. Jan. 28—Feb. 20 7 sessions $405

HC-MBS02 Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 3—17 3 sessions $395

HC-MBS04 Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9—Mar. 2 3.5 sessions $405

Medical Records Analysis

Computerized Medical Billing

Become familiar with the organization of patients’ medical records. Learn the use of different forms and reports used in documenting patient progress. Textbook is required; not included in price.

Learn computerized procedures essential for effectively managing and billing in today’s medical office. Basic typing and computer skills required. Textbook is required; not included in course price.

HC-MB101 Mon. & Wed., 6 -10 p.m. Nov. 26—Dec. 12 6 sessions $395

HC-MB105 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 10 p.m. Feb. 25—Mar. 13 6 sessions $395

HC-MBS01 Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. HC-MBS05 Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1—Dec. 15 3 sessions $395 Mar. 9—23 3 sessions $395

CPC Review Class This review class will prepare you to take the Certified Professional Coders exam. HC-MB113 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 10 p.m. Mar. 18—Apr. 8 7 sessions $425 HC-MBS13 Sat., 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Mar. 30—Apr. 13 3 sessions $425

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This 45-hour introductory course offers participants a basic understanding of the role of the bilingual interpreter in healthcare settings. Are you a bilingual healthcare worker or interested in interpreting in healthcare settings? Learn the role of the interpreter and acquire the knowledge, abilities and skills needed to meet criteria established by the Standards of Practice of International Medical Interpreters Association and Code of Ethics of National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare. Those with experience in medical interpretation but with no prior training may enroll. Required: GED or H.S. Diploma. You must be bilingual in English & French/Creole; a language proficiency test will be administered to determine eligibility. To receive a certificate you must pass an external exam upon completion of the course. Books and Language Line Exam fees are included in the course fee.

Orientation & Testing: Sat., Oct. 13, 10 - 2 p.m. You must RSVP to Ms. Anderson at 718.804.8846.

HC-FC101 Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Oct. 20—Dec. 22 9 sessions $950

Professional Pharmacy Technician Test Preparation

OPEN HOUSES September 20 and 26 (6:30 - 8:00 p.m.) 1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Fl. (between Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place)

Register at Open House & receive 10% OFF* tuition

*does not apply to classes under $100 or to third-party courses and may not be combined with other offers.

The New York State Department of Labor projects a 28% increase in Pharmacy Technician jobs through 2018. This course provides instruction to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s National Examination. You must register for the exam by calling 202-429-7576 or by going online: www.ptcb.org. Pharmacy Technicians assist Pharmacists in: obtaining medical information and profiles from patients; accepting refill request; maintaining pharmacy inventory; reordering medications; reading prescriptions to select, count and pour medicines; entering prescription data and generating prescription labels on computer; and other pharmacy related tasks under the supervision of a Pharmacist. Required: High School diploma or GED. Textbook is required; not included in course price. HC-PD502 Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 18—Dec. 13 8 sessions

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$845

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Health Care

CUNY Healthcare Interpreter: Introduction to French/Creole Healthcare Interpreting


Health Care

Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) Program This Program is an ideal accelerated route toward completion of your CASAC educational requirements. The Program offers anywhere between 15 to a full 350 hours of education as set forth by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to qualify for the CASAC Training Certificate (CASAC–T), Certified Prevention Professional Certificate (CPP), Certified Prevention Specialist Certificate (CPS) and CASAC Certificate.

CASAC Super Accelerated Option! Applicants with Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degrees can complete their CASAC Educational Requirements by taking 4 classes or less, qualifying for their CASAC-Trainee Certificate (CASAC-T) in less than 4 months! To determine which Primary and/or Secondary course work you need to complete your CASAC edu. requirement, email CASAC Coordinator Ronda Marrimon at Rmarrimon@mec.cuny.edu “The MEC CASAC program has helped me very much to prepare for the responsibility of being an AOD Counselor.” — Glenn Dandridge

**CASAC Open House** Friday, Oct. 5, 5—8 p.m.

Individual and Group Therapy in Addictions Counseling HC-PD507 8 sessions $325

Primary Courses

Substance Abuse and the Family HC-PD516 8 sessions $325 Drugs and Personal Health: Intro. to Substance Use Disorder Human Growth and Development HC-PD505 Tues. & Thurs., 6—9 p.m. HC-PD517 8 sessions $325 Oct. 9—Nov. 15 12 sessions $455 Medical/Social/Psychosocial Aspects Advanced Study of Alcoholism and of HIV/AIDS Drug Addiction HC-PD506 8 sessions $325 HCPD513A Tues. & Thurs., 6 –9 p.m. Nov. 20—Dec. 20 8 sessions $325 Violence and Addictions HC-PD518 8 sessions $325 Ethical Issues Specific to Substance Use Case Management in Addictions and Abuse Disorder HC-PD522 Tues and Thurs, 6—9 p.m. Counseling 8 sessions $325 Jan. 8—Feb. 26 15 sessions $585 HC-PD519 Theories of Addiction HC-PD514 Tues. & Thurs., 6 –9 p.m. Mar. 5—28 8 sessions $325

Community Education and Prevention HC-PD520 8 sessions $325

Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling with Diverse Populations HC-PD515 Tues. & Thurs., 6 –9 p.m. Apr. 2—25 8 sessions $325

HC-PD528 Fri., 6 –9 p.m. Jan. 11—Mar. 8 9 sessions

Secondary Courses (Dates: TBA) Treatment Planning in Addictions Counseling HC-PD521 8 sessions $325

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CASAC Exam Prep Course $395

Applicants for CASAC Certification are required to take a written exam administered by appointment with OASAS. The CASAC Program includes a Tutorial Course with a 150 question multiple-choice written exam. Email Rmarrimon@mec.cuny.edu for details.

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Health Care

Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certificate Program (includes CNA, Phlebotomy, EKG and CPR) The PCT Program will prepare you to work as an entry-level Patient Care Technician in a clinic, hospital, wound care center, or longterm care facility. Upon completion you will be able to check vital signs, perform CPR, assist in medical exams, and perform EKGs, basic lab procedures, and phlebotomy. Textbook fees and external exams are not included in course fees. Required: GED or High School diploma or existing CNA Certification. $2185 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($2285 if paid per class).

**Open House & Orientation**

Phlebotomy Daytime Option A: HC-PH102A Mon. & Wed., 2:30–5:30 $500 RSVP to Ms. Anderson at 718-804-8846 Oct. 15—Nov. 14 9 sessions OR: danderson@mec.cuny.edu Phlebotomy Daytime Option B: HC-PH12E Mon. & Wed., 2:30–5:30 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Nov. 19—Dec. 17 9 sessions $500

Oct. 6, 6:30-8:30pm

A CNA works under the supervision of an RN, LPN, PA or MD, providing assistance to patients with daily tasks. You will learn patient care skills such as feeding, bathing, grooming, dressing, exercise, movement and patient call signals. You must complete 120 hours of training (90 classroom hours followed by 30 clinical hours). Textbook is required. Textbook and external exam fees are not included in course fees.

Phlebotomy Evening Option: HC-PH102C Mon.—Fri., 6–10 p.m. Dec. 3—Dec. 11 7 sessions $500

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Learn basic cardiovascular terminology, anatomy and physiology, recognize cardiac arrhythmia and properly place ECG leads and proper maintenance to obtain an accurate 12-lead EKG. Textbook is required. Textbook and external exam fees are not included.

CNA Accelerated Daytime Option: HC-CN102F Mon—Fri., 9:30 -1:30 pm EKG Daytime Option A: Oct. 9—Nov. 9 23 sessions $1,200 HC-ER103A Tues. & Thurs., 2:30–5:30 Oct. 16—Nov. 13 9 sessions $500 CNA Saturday Option: HC-CN101F Saturday, 9:30-5:30 pm EKG Daytime Option B: Oct. 13—Jan. 19 13 sessions $1,200 HC-ER103B Tues. & Thurs., 2:30–5:30 Nov. 20—Dec. 20 9 sessions $500 CNA Evening Option: HC-CN103F Mon.—Thur., 6 - 9:15 pm EKG Evening Option: Oct. 9—Nov. 29 28 sessions $1,200 HC-ER103C Mon.—Fri., 6–10 p.m. Dec. 12—20 7 sessions $500

Phlebotomy

Learn proper blood collection techniques and the preparation and proper handling of blood specimens in a hands-on supervised environment using mannequin arms and artificial blood. Learn anatomy/physiology of the circulatory system, aseptic techniques/ procedures, communication, medical ethics, and safety procedures. Textbook required. Book/external exam fees not included.

CPR Learn CPR on adults/children/infants. At completion receive an AHA certificate. CPR Daytime Option: HC-CP101 Thurs., 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 1 session $85 CPR Evening Option: HC-CP10E Thurs., 6 - 10:00 p.m. Nov. 29 1 session $85

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Health Care

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Preparation Course This program is offered in collaboration with Universal Emergency Care Training, Inc. (UECT). In this program you will receive extensive knowledge and practice of E.M.S., CPR, AED methods and procedures. Emergency Medical Technicians provide pre-hospital care and transportation to individuals suffering from various ailments and injuries during emergency and non-emergency situations, to the nearest medical facility. HC-EM100 Mon., Tues., Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 9—Dec. 19 30 sessions $1,190

Patient Care Technician Exam Preparation

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Review 2013

Prepare to pass the PCT national exam. This preparation course covers and reviews medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, ethics and legal considerations, OSHA and infection control, general patient care, medical history and patient interview, physical examination and vital signs, assisting in a medical facility, elimination and sample creation, oxygen and respiratory assistance, surgical patient and wound care, review of the anatomy of the heart, basic concepts in EKG recording, phlebotomy review of duties and responsibilities, and special phlebotomy procedures. You will be provided with the NHA Study Guide and a 5-question practice exam. Required: High School diploma or GED; successful completion of PCT Program.

This class will prep you for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam. Previous coding experience is required to join this class. A textbook is required and is not included in the course price. HC-CC100 Sat., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Oct. 20—Feb. 9 16 sessions $795

“I finished the course, took the CCS exam, and passed. I am now a Certified Coding Specialist. This course changed my life. I was hired for a better position, at a better rate of pay, in a better working atmosphere… Medgar Evers College changes lives. I know. It changed mine.”

HC-PC101 Mon-Thur., 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Nov. 26—Dec. 6 8 sessions $495

— Shirley Beyah

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Certified Dental Assistant Community Organizing Geriatric Care Manager Paramedic Surgical Technician and more!

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These Certificate Courses are offered in partnership with The Center for Legal Studies. For inquiries or registration call 1-800-522-7737 or visit www.legalstudies.com. Legal Secretary Certificate Course This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study such topics as: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format. Textbooks are required and are not included in course pricing. Required: GED or High School Diploma.

Paralegal Certificate Course©

LC-SC102 Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 20—Nov. 4 6 sessions $575

This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. You will be trained to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of law in which paralegals are in most demand. There are no prerequisites to take the course, but you will be expected to complete a significant amount of homework for each session. This program will help you increase your office's efficiency, productivity, and billable hours as well as learn new marketable job skills. Textbooks are required and are not included in course prices. Required: GED or High School Diploma. LC-PD100 Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 20—Dec. 2 12 sessions $1189

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Legal Studies

Legal Secretary & Paralegal Certificates


Computer Technology & New Media

Microsoft Computer Applications Certificate Program This Program was developed with you in mind, to provide the variety of classes you will need to become proficient using a computer for both personal and work-related purposes. You will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the entire program. Students proficient in “Computer Basics/Keyboarding” may pay a $35 fee to become exempt from this course. $1090 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($1190 if paid per class).

Microsoft Excel (Beginning) Use spreadsheets to organize information for analysis and decision making. A textbook is required and is not included in course price. CT-MC503 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Dec. 12—Jan. 2 5 sessions $215

Power Point (Beginning) Enhance your business proposals and presentations. Create overhead transparencies, 35mm slides and color or black and white prints. Textbook required; not included in price. CT-MC504 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Jan. 7—23 5 sessions $215

Computer Basics/Keyboarding

Microsoft Outlook

Get introduced to the basics of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and the Internet. Learn functions such as scheduling, Also learn to improve your typing speed. tasks, making and responding to appointments, creating folders, and CT-M1011 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. more. Oct. 10—31 7 sessions $215 CT-MC101A Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Jan. 28 and 30 2 sessions $115

Microsoft Word (Beginning)

Create letters and similar documents. Enter and edit text. Cut, copy, paste and move data. Use basic writing tools. Textbook required; not included in price. CT-MC501 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Nov. 5—21 5 sessions $215

Microsoft Word (Advanced) Focus on form letters, tables, mail merge, and more. Textbook required; not included in price. CT-MC511 Mon. & Wed., 6 - 9 p.m. Nov. 26—Dec. 10 5 sessions $215

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“I was able to take what I learned...and apply them in the design of two websites for which I was compensated.” - Kurt Roderick This program will accelerate you into a career in web and/or graphic design! Gain skills in design, coding, composition and animation as they apply to web and print production. Our integrated approach to rapidly developing a full spectrum of graphic design tools used by today’s web developers, print designers and interactive media producers will equip you to enter the digital workforce. Adobe CS6 software is utilized. Basic computer skills required. $2750 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($2850 if paid per class).

Photoshop

Flash/Java Script/JQuery

You will be taught how to navigate around tools, menus, palettes, views, etc. to provide hands-on experience with the basic tools and options of Photoshop, the industry’s leading digital image editing application. Learn the theories of graphic design while designing and producing several real-world projects. Textbook required; not included in price.

Flash is considered the standard for rich Internet multimedia authoring while JQuery is quickly becoming a necessity. You will create interactive, animated online presentations using powerful video, multimedia and application development features. Textbook required; not included in price.

CT-MC042 Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 9—Nov. 1 8 sessions $475

HTML 5 and CSS Explore and understand how to create and change web documents using HTML, CSS, and HTML5. While HTML is he basic language of the web, HTML5 is the latest HTML web standard that offers flexibility, ease-of-coding, and powerful new features. Similarly, CSS offers more sophisticated properties and elegant solutions for styling and animating elements. Purchase of a domain name is required; not included in course price. CT-MC046 Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Nov. 8—Dec. 6 8 sessions $475

Dreamweaver Dreamweaver is a professional HTML editor for designing, coding and developing web pages and applications. Working in a single environment, you will learn to create, build and manage websites and Internet applications. Textbook required; not included in price.

CT-MC525 Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Jan. 17—Feb. 12 8 sessions $475

In-Design

You will learn the principles of document layout and design using In-Design. Execute assignments and projects, hands-on. Textbook required; not included in price. CT-MC043Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Feb. 14—Mar. 12 8 sessions $475

Illustrator

You will learn the tools, extensive text handling capabilities and shortcuts to create graphics, special type and logos. Textbook required; not included in price. CT-MC800 Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. Mar. 14—Apr. 9 8 sessions $475

Creating a Portfolio (optional) In this optional class you will integrate all principles of design to create a portfolio. The instructor will guide you with your project to achieve the best design portfolio possible.

CT-MC521B Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. CT-MC044 Tues. & Thur., 6 - 9 p.m. 4 sessions $245 Dec. 11—Jan. 15 8 sessions $475 Apr. 11—23

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Computer Technology & New Media

Web & Graphic Design Certificate Program


Computer Technology & New Media

Web Video Production Certificate “Are you ready to become an Internet success? Learn how you, too, can develop, post and market online video content to promote yourself, your original programming, or your business.” Upon completion of the course you will have developed a short script and well-crafted video, obtained knowledge of how to post your video on YouTube and other venues, and developed a business/marketing plan to make posted content successful, including using social media. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:

Screen Writing—Develop a five-page script adaptable for multiple purposes. Video Production—Use your own camera, free-edit software, focus on developing and posting video. Advanced Concepts—Focus on social media marketing and audience development.

CT-MC500 Saturday, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Oct. 13—Nov. 17 20 sessions $495

Computer Basics for Seniors Are you a beginner to computers? Learn the fundamentals of computers, the Windows operating system, Internet basics, and prepare for future studies in Word, Office and the Internet. Learn keyboarding and word processing skills for writing simple letters and emails plus how to make your own greeting cards and flyers. Oct. 13—Nov. 17 6 sessions $299* *Seniors 62+ pay only $239. Choose one of the options below: CTMC200G/MC200A Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTMC200G/MC200B Sat., 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

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You will learn how to create apps, digital magazines and more for devices such as the iPad, Kindle Fire and Android tablets and phones. This program is designed to help you develop skills that will allow you use Photoshop techniques to manipulate images, import them to In-Design and add video, slideshows, 360° panoramas, create horizontal/vertical layouts, and more, to your layouts. Unlike web design, no coding is required! You will obtain skills that will allow you to make an easy transition into this new digital arena. This program includes: Photoshop,

In-Design, and App Creation.

$995 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($1095 if paid per class).

Photoshop

App Creation

You will be taught how to navigate around tools, menus, palettes, views, etc., to provide hands-on experience with the basic tools and options of Photoshop, the industry’s leading digital image editing application. Textbook required; not included in price.

By the end of this course you will know how to convert your projects into native apps that you can submit to app stores such as Apple™ App Store, Google Play™, Kindle™ and Blackberry App World™, using Adobe’s Digital Publishing Solution (DPS). Using DPS’s automated interface will allow for app completion without any coding knowledge.

CT-MC42S Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 13—27 3 sessions $365

In-Design You will get started using In Design to create layouts for ads, books, magazines and more. You will learn about style types, positioning images, adding color and more. That knowledge will then be applied to rich media (video, slideshow, etc.) that will serve as the content for your first app. Textbook required; not included in price.

CT-MC44S Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 1—15 3 sessions $365

CT-MC43S Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 3—17 3 sessions $365

”With the information that I acquired from this workshop [Website in a Day], I was able to design and complete my first website.” - Steven Enigbokan Website in a Day Join us for a hands-on one day seminar where we take you step by step through the process of setting up your website. This workshop will give you an affordable and fast option for getting a good-looking website up and running in one day – no programming, coding, or technical stuff required. CT-MC050 Sat., 10:30a.m. - 4:30p.m. Oct. 6 1 session $145

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Computer Technology & New Media

Digital Publishing for Apps, E-magazines and Tablets Certificate Program


Computer Technology & New Media

Online Electronics and Robotics Certificates The programs below are offered in partnership with George Brown College. Visit www.meccuny-gbc.com to register today. Electronics Technician Certificate (online) This Certificate program provides flexible, skills-based training in basic electronics. No electronics background is required. Contents of the program include Current, Voltage, Resistance, Ohm’s Law, Parallel and Series Circuits, Magnetism, AC/DC Circuits Capacitance, and more. The average completion time of the twenty-three training modules is thirty-two weeks of part-time study. Requirement: High School diploma or GED. $1,750

Programmable-Logic Controllers Program (online) The PLC Technician training program introduces the concepts of PLCs and explains how they can be used in a plant or manufacturing system. This training “tutor” is designed for first time users to make a safe and quick start in getting to know the fundamentals of PLC programming. The average completion time of the nineteen training modules is thirty-two weeks of part-time study. Requirement: High School diploma or GED. $1,800

Robotics Technician Certificate (online) The Robotics Technician training program introduces the concepts of industrial robots and explains how they can be used in a plant or manufacturing Electro-Mechanical Technician system. The primary focus of the program is on automated manufacturing Certificate (online) processes, as well as the role of robots This Certificate program provides and all of their support equipment. flexible, skills-based training in basic Areas of study include motion electronics and electromechanical programming, palettizing, conveyor systems. Contents of the program systems, computer networking, include Current, Voltage, Resistance, automated sorting systems, vision and Ohm’s Law, Parallel and Series Circuits, tactile sensors and computer integration. Magnetism, and more. Requirement: Typical completion time for the program High School diploma or GED. $1,800 is 28 weeks. Course material is delivered and supported by a combination of CD-ROM/online resources. The robot simulation software, Robologix, provides access to a range of industrial robots including Cartesian and SCARA designs and includes various end effectors. Required: High School diploma or GED. $1,650

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For Online Programs Offered in Partnership with George Brown

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The following 7 online certificate programs are offered in partnership with McMurrey–Brockmann Educational Resources, LLC: Technical Communication Essentials; Online Information for Blogs, the Web, and Help; Technical Publishing; Technical Communication Career Start -Up; and 3 Social Media Certificates (Fundamentals/Intermediate/Advanced).

Online certificate programs may be taken anytime, anywhere, 24-hours a day, seven-days per week. These Technical and Social Media Communication Certificate Programs are a great opportunity for students throughout the world via an up-to-date, online-based learning system. The online certificate programs are comprised of courses that feature one-on-one instructional assistance as well as recorded online, state-of-the-art audiovisual tutorials. Each certificate consists of three, four or five courses, and each course is about eight weeks long with direct student–teacher interaction. Courses can be taken individually, concurrently or can be selected “à la carte” from any certificate. Learn more about the courses offered by McMurreyBrockmann Educational Resources, LLC, on their site at: https://mcbrock.com. Courses can start as soon as tuition payment is received through the online payment system at https://mcbrock.com. Course assignments, schedules and resources are available via an online, customized user interface. Course highlights include document format, desktop publishing systems, online help, blogs, editing, indexing, web pages and sites, search engine optimization (SEO), emerging social media technology, and of course, good clear concise writing style. Courses feature applications and standards such as WordPress, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe InDesign, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Adobe RoboHelp, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Visio, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, XHTML, HTML5, CSS2, CSS3.

Visit https://mcbrock.com today!

About the Instructors

In addition to authoring textbooks on their respective subjects, course instructors have worked for IBM and National Instruments, Tivoli, and Dell, either full time or contractually.

Instructor David A. McMurrey is

department chair for the Business & Technical Communications program at Austin Community College and has spent seventeen years developing and teaching online courses. He is the author of several technical writing textbooks.

Instructor Jill Brockmann is an expert

in graphic design and social media tools and strategies and is on the faculty at Austin Community College. Brockmann has co-authored a textbook and created social media degree and certificate programs for such entities as Austin Community College and the Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

Instructor Amanda Crocker has a

long career of technical writing, is a faculty member at Austin Community College and is a former employee of National Instruments.

Inquiries and Registration

For Technical Communication contact David McMurrey at dmz@McBrock.com or by telephone at 512.476.8691. For Social Media Communication contact Jill Brockmann at Jill@McBrock.com or by telephone at 512.906.2960.

To register visit https://mcbrock.com

For Online Technical & Social Media Communication Certificates

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Computer Technology & New Media

Online Technical and Social Media Communication Certificate Programs


Education & Personal Development

Sewing Certificate Program Sewing I & II Beginning and Intermediate: Learn basic sewing techniques and comprehend sewing terminology for the construction of garments. Instruction will be given on the use of a sewing machine. You will also learn the many aspects of clothes construction and the selection of fabric and notions. Demonstrations on construction and fitting of garments will be given. Materials are not included in course fee. PD-DA203A Sun., 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21—Jan. 13 10 sessions $445

Writing Skills

Gain confidence in your skills as a writer as you explore the craft of fine writing. Learn to write well-constructed sentences and strong paragraphs. This class will include instruction on grammar and composition.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing is free-style, ad-lib dance movements performed to a fixed structure of dance routines involving a variety of ED-AC117 Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 10—Dec. 5 16 sessions $325 music: R&B, Country, Hip Hop, etc. Line dancing is the perfect Spanish (Beginner) form of physical activity for adults, youth This beginner-level Spanish language and seniors who desire to get the proper class will teach you the conversational Spanish and basic writing skills you need amount of daily exercise in a fun, non-strenuous and exciting way. Classes for a basic command of the language. taught by Earlene Greene. LT-S305 Tues. & Thur., 6:30 - 9 p.m. Oct. 9—Nov. 15 10 sessions $345 Beginners Class: PD-MD105 Tues. & Thur., 5 - 6 p.m. Oct. 16—Nov. 29 12 sessions $210

Piano - All Levels

You will be exposed to piano keyboard, theory, sightreading, techniques of rhythm and correct fingering. Open to adults and teens. Required: You must supply your own headphones. FM-MD106A Sat., 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Oct. 13—Dec. 1 8 sessions $225

Advanced Class: PD-MD105B Tues. & Thurs., 6 - 7p.m. Oct. 16—Nov. 29 12 sessions $210

Ella Baker/Charles Romain Child Development Center Offers:

Low-Cost Childcare for Pre-School & School-Aged Children.

Call 718-270-6017/6018/6019

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Learning to swim is not only fun, it’s healthy! Benefits include increased weight control, muscle tone and strength, flexibility, heart health, stress reduction, and water safety. Visit www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE to learn more about upcoming swimming classes for fall 2012.

Fast-track your degree at Medgar Evers College! To learn more call 718-270-4894, Email eveweekend@mec.cuny.edu or visit us online at www.mec.cuny.edu/weekend_program.

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Education & Personal Development

Learn to Swim Program


Education & Personal Development

Financial Literacy Courses "The Financial Planning and Budgeting course really gave me the foundation I needed to pull together my personal and volunteer financial obligations."

– Avis Jones, Treasurer for the Board of Trustees for Antioch Baptist Church

Affordable Home Purchasing Learn about current grant opportunities for first-time homebuyers and current market conditions for buyers, as well as how to safely navigate the home buying process.

GED-High School Equivalency The GED (General Education Diploma) High School Equivalency course covers the five basic areas of the GED exam: Language Arts/Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics. You will learn various test-taking techniques beneficial for taking the exam. Textbook and calculator are required and are not included in course price. You will be given a placement exam on the first day of class to determine your level and an exit exam to determine your progress. Required: You must be at least 19 years old to register for this GED class.

BI-SM901 Sat, 12 - 3 p.m. Oct. 13—27 3 sessions

$95

Financial Planning & Budgeting Make the most of your income by improving your financial planning and budgeting skills. BI-SM904 Sat, 12 - 3 p.m. Nov. 3—10 2 sessions

$95

ED-AC100A Mon. & Wed., 9:30 - 1:30 Oct. 10—Dec. 19 20 sessions $395 ED-AC100C Tues. & Thur., 6 - 10 p.m. Oct. 9—Dec. 20 20 sessions $395 ED-AC100E Sat. & Sun., 9:30 - 1:30pm Oct. 13—Dec. 22 20 sessions $395

GED Assessment Workshop This workshop will assess your readiness to take the New York State GED exam and to provide you with advisement regarding the GED exam. ED-AW907 Tues. and Thur., 2 - 5 p.m. Oct. 16 and 18 2 sessions $70

More dates will be added as needed.

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DISABILITY SERVICES If you wish to inquire about disability services please call Ms. Anderson at 718-804-8846 to discuss your needs. Requests for accommodations must be accompanied by documentation of disability. Please submit requests and documentation in advance of class start date to ensure that reasonable accommodation requests can be processed in a timely manner.

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for Businesses, Nonprofits, Unions and other Organizations Testimonials ”Employees who attended the Communications Workshop provided by Adult & Continuing Education at Medgar Evers College were very pleased with the presentation.” – Maria Willis,

Chief Operating Officer, Paul J. Cooper Center for Human Services Inc.

“I am very pleased that the Infection Control Workshop at Medgar Evers College went so smoothly, and I thank you for making it a reality. The new nurses who registered with us were very enthusiastic about it.”

– Laura Gargano, MPA, RN, Southern New York Association

Staff Development Staff Development by Yvonne Surrey:  Assertive Skills Training for Women in the Workplace  Workplace Bullying, Violence & Prevention  Communication & Conflict Resolution  Customer Service and Change Management  Workplace Ethics and Etiquette  Technology Skills Development  The Organized Administrative Professional

Other Staff Development:    

Sexual Harassment Workshop Leadership Computer Technology Skills GED preparation classes

Business English     

Business Communication Public Speaking Professional Business Writing Candidate Hiring Assessment for Foreign-Born Professionals Accent Reduction Training

Health Care    

Certified coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Preparation CPR & AED with option for First-Aid Infection Control Workshop for Healthcare Professionals Other trainings upon request.

Client List Organizations for which we’ve provided services include but are not limited to those listed below:  ComALERT, Kings County District Attorney’s Office  Pratt Area Community Council  BETA Academy  Moving Mountains  Southern New York Association  Menachem Education Foundation  Paul J. Cooper  Health Plus-NY  Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center  Prep for Success  21st Century  Boys & Girls High School  Center for After School Excellence  Health and Hospitals Corporation  Dong Wong Enterprise, Ltd.  Human Resources Administration  Head Start Program  Liberation High School  1199 Training & Education Fund  DC-37

CONTACT US Are you interested in advancing the skills of your employees? Reach out to us today at 718-804-8848 or by email at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu for more information on these exciting programs.

Do you have a need not identified above? Other customized trainings are available upon request. Let us know. We’ll deliver.

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Workforce Development Training Services

Workforce Development Training Services


Policies and Procedures

REGISTRATION OPTIONS 1. ONLINE: Register online with a debit or credit card: www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE 2. CALL-IN: 718.804.8850. Register by phone with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or American Express. 3. EMAIL or FAX: Download registration form from www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE and email it to ace.info@mec.cuny.edu or fax it to 718-804-8832. 4. WALK-IN: Register in person at Medgar Evers College, 1534 Bedford Avenue (2nd Floor), Corner of Eastern Parkway. Located near Franklin Ave. subway (2,3,4,5,S) and B49 bus.

5. MAIL-IN: Complete the attached registration form and mail it to: Adult & Continuing Education Medgar Evers College 1650 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225

HOLIDAYS: Due to holidays and other observances no classes will be held on: Oct. 8 (Columbus Day); Nov. 11, 12 (Veteran’s Day) 21-24 (Thanksgiving); Dec. 24—Jan 1 (Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day) Additional blackout dates may occur prior to or after major holidays; inquire about any such closings for your particular course or program. COURSE CANCELLATION: Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) courses are subject to a minimum enrollment. ACE reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet its established minimum enrollment. If ACE cancels a course, students may transfer to another class or receive a full refund (100%). Note that class schedules are subject to change due to unscheduled events, inclement weather, under-enrollment, etc.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS: Certificates of successful completion are issued to all students who satisfactorily Students may be asked to purchase complete the Certificate Program. They additional materials. The total fee must be paid at time of registration. (includes are mailed within three weeks after the completion of the course. Certificates registration during Open House). Adult and Continuing Education accepts may be withheld pending receipt of all outstanding tuition and fees. A $10 fee Visa, MasterCard, American Express, is charged to reissue certificates, Discover and money orders. completion letters or transcripts. REFUND POLICY : 100% if written request is received at least 2 business SPECIAL TUITION DISCOUNT: days before first class meeting. 50% if Tuition discounts of 20% are available written request is received at least 2 for courses over $100 to MEC students, business days before second class faculty and staff with a current valid ID, meeting. All refund requests must be and senior citizens over 62, with the submitted in writing. NO refunds will be exception of third-party courses. issued after the second class meeting. Discounts may not be combined. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing WE ACCEPT VOUCHER PAYMENTS of cash payments or money orders. No refunds granted for courses that meet for Call or email for details. 1 or 2 sessions unless college is notified AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY: in writing 3 days prior to first class. Medgar Evers College is an equal TRANSCRIPTS & LETTERS OF employment, equal opportunity and ATTENDANCE: To obtain a transcript or affirmative action institution. The college letter confirming attendance, write or fax does not discriminate on the basis of using the address and fax # at the top age, sex, sexual orientation, alienate or of this page. The fee is $5/transcript or citizenship, religion, race, color, national letter. We reserve the right to withhold or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran or information regarding the record of any marital status in its admission of student who owes money to the College. students, employment, access to programs, administration or education OFFICE HOURS: policies. Mon. – Thur., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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FALL 2012 REGISTRATION FORM

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Five Registration Options REGISTER ONLINE at: www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE SCAN & EMAIL completed form to: ace.info@mec.cuny.edu FAX completed form to: 718-804-8832 MAIL - IN: Adult & Continuing Education, Medgar Evers College, 1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 WALK - IN: 1534 Bedford Ave., 2nd Floor (corner of Eastern Pkwy)

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NAME of COURSE or PROGRAM If paying for entire program list only the Certificate Name

Fee

Total Fee PAYMENT OPTIONS: Cash & Money Orders: Pay at Bursar’s Office at 1637 Bedford Avenue, 3rd Fl.; after making payment at Bursar’s Office, you must bring your receipt to the ACE Office at 1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Fl. in order to be officially registered. All money orders must be made payable to “Medgar Evers College/ACE” Credit or Debit Card: Fill in the information below: Visa O

MasterCard O

Discover O

American Express O

Card # _____________________________________Credit / Debit Signature: _____________________ Expiration Date ____ / ____ / ______


www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE

ace.info@mec.cuny.edu

Tel. 718-804-8850

Visit: 1534 Bedford Ave, 2nd Floor

Register at Open House and receive 10% OFF 10% select OFFcourses.

Learn about our expanded course offerings.

Thurs-May Thurs., Sept 31 & 20Wed& Wed., June Sept. 6, 2012 26 6:30 - 8:00 pm 1534 1534 Bedford Bedford Avenue, Avenue, 2nd 2nd Floor Flr

OPEN HOUSE


Fall 2012 ACE Digital Catalog  

Fall 2012 Catalog for Adult and Continuing Education at Medgar Evers College.

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