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Medgar Evers College The City University of New York Summer Catalog 2010

Adult & Continuing Education School of Professional and Community Development at Medgar Evers College

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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 Computer Technology (IT), Web and Graphic Design, Medical Billing & Coding, Advanced Construction Management, Entrepreneurship and Online Publishing, 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

Dear Prospective Student, Making the decision to attend Medgar Evers College is one of the best decisions you will make. MEC is a unique institution where the faculty, administrators, and staff are committed to creating the best possible learning environment for each individual. We are expanding our academic programming to make your professional development experience an enriching endeavor. The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) department, housed in the School of Professional and Community Development offers services and training that will enhance your skills and lead you to future success. We welcome you to Medgar Evers College, one of New York’s premiere undergraduate institutions. We are ready to assist you in every way possible. Best Wishes,

Carolyn D. Beck Dean School of Professional and Community Development


Table of Contents Computer Technology

Business *Bookkeeping & Accounting Certificate Create Your Small Business Brand (NEW) Marketing Like The Pros Starting and Running a Non-Profit Finding Corporate Sponsors for Non-Profit Orgs. Building Analyst Training (BPI) Building Envelope Professional Training (BPI) OSHA 10 and 30-Hour Training 40-hour Introductory Photovoltaic Design & Installation Sustainable Architecture Certificate (NEW) Business Writing for Office Professionals Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities Real Estate 101 Grow Your Business *The Family Day Care Licensing Process *The Business of Music Entrepreneurship Clinic *Notary Public Exam Prep Special Events Planning 20 Ways to Earn Residual Income How to Build a Fun and Profitable Home-Based Business Strategic Selling for Beginners and Advanced Success Planning and Goal Achievement Business Networking Business 101 Project Management Certificate

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Health Care (NEW) Super-Accelerated CASAC Certificate Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Review 2010 *Professional Pharmacy Technician *Phlebotomy Technician EKG Technician *Physical Therapy Aide

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*Microsoft Computer Applications Certificate *Graphic Design Certificate *Web Design Certificate Computer Basics for Seniors / More Computers for Seniors Online Career Training Programs

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Corporate Training We provide customized, onsite training solutions for all types of organizations………….See page 11

Legal and Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Symposium From Arrest to Arraignment

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Language Training Spanish (NEW) Arabic

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Education 12 12 12 12

Culturally Responsive Teaching Workshop Prep for CUNY Assessment (NEW) Writing Skills *GED Preparation Classes

Children’s Summer Enrichment ● Reading/Writing ● Math ● Dance ● Martial Arts

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● Acting

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Personal Development Cake Craft Certificate Natural Hair Care Braiding Guitar Instruction (Beginner/Intermediate) Piano—All Levels (NEW) Creative Writing Independent Filmmaking: A-Z Produce, Write and Direct (NEW) Acting and the Business of Acting

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Procedures and Policies Procedures and Policies

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Business Institute Bookkeeping and Accounting Certificate

Our popular Bookkeeping and Accounting Certificate Program is designed to afford students entry and advancement within the office environment. The Program develops the students’ bookkeeping and accounting skills and knowledge and prepares them for the dynamic world of business. Must have basic computer skills. Required Courses: ● Bookkeeping/Accounting I ● Bookkeeping/Accounting II ● Microsoft Excel (Beginning) ● QuickBooks

Bookkeeping and Accounting I

$275

This is a basic introductory course. Learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping; recording entries, posting, making a trial balance, balance sheet and income statements. Textbook is required and is not included in course price.

In today’s graphic intensive world, clear and concise communication for any business is important. Your visual identity, informational and promotional material can potentially set your business ahead of the curve. Under the hands-on guidance of the tutor you will sit in the driver’s seat as you create your identity. Participants will be led through a series of creative, fun, intellectual stimulating design exercises that seek to strengthen their business or personal brand identity.

Marketing Like the Pros: For Small Business/Non-Profits $95

$275 Microsoft Excel (Beginning)

$195

This is a spreadsheet program. Learn to organize financial information for analysis and decision-making. Must have basic computer covers accounts payable, accounts receivable, and keyboarding skills. purchases, credit card sales, sales tax and CT-MC503C Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. inventory control, as well as introducing AUG. 5—SEPT. 2 (5 sessions) students to payroll. Textbook is required and is not included in course price.

Required: Bookkeeping and Accounting I or prior bookkeeping experience. This course

BI-OS401A Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 8—JUL. 27 (6 sessions)

$395

BI-SM194 Sat., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. JUN. 19—JUL. 24 (6 sessions)

BI-OS400A Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 15—JUL. 6 (7 sessions)

Bookkeeping and Accounting II

Create Your Small Business Brand

QuickBooks

$275

Required: Bookkeeping and Accounting I and II or previous bookkeeping experience. This is an overview of the QuickBooks accounting practices for a small business. You will learn how to handle accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions. Textbook is required and is not included in course price.

BI-OS403A Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. AUG. 12—SEPT. 23 (7 sessions)

Do your own marketing and public relations the easy way: Learn the top 5 reasons most marketing efforts fail. Learn how to prioritize your marketing efforts to bring in money. Unify your organization’s brand with a compelling marketing message. Learn how to use partnerships to increase business. Learn how to establish credibility, build your customer base, and raise funds. BI-SM140 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 14 & 16 (2 sessions)

FREE SEMINAR Highly Experienced Management Consultant University Business Instr. Entrepreneurial Speaker

Bruce Blaylock

Is hosting a free 2-hr seminar. Get tips and advice on how to:

Launch Your Business or Grow Your Existing Business JUN. 9, Wed., 6 – 8 p.m. TOTAL: Bookkeeping and Accounting $1065: Total cost if paid all at once, including processing fee and certificate fee. Courses may be taken on an individual basis without applying to the Certificate Program.

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Business Institute Non-Profit Classes

Green Training Programs

Starting & Running a Non-Profit $195 Building Analyst Training (BPI) $1245 40-hour Introductory Photovoltaic Design and Installation $650 This course is ideal for officers, directors and Building Analyst Training uses the ‘whole board members, or those seeking to start a non-profit. Learn how to draft by-laws. Effectively file form 1023 for tax-exemption. Understand fiduciary duties of officers and directors. Learn how to write a business plan, marketing, branding, and public relations. Taught by Non-Profit instructor and speaker Leah Goodridge, J.D. BI-PD701 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 7—30 (8 sessions) “This class gave me the tools I needed to incorporate and start my non-profit. The information provided was invaluable. I feel confident in successfully starting and running my non-profit.”

Cherise M. Jarvis, Founder and CEO Woo, Inc.

house’ performance-based approach, addressing a comprehensive range of building issues such as fundamentals of building science, energy consumption analysis, and health and safety. NYSERDA will reimburse 100% of the fee upon completion of the course for those who live or do business ONLY in Con Ed territory (does not include those living or doing business in NJ or Long Island). The Center for Sustainable Energy will send in a reimbursement request to NYSERDA upon your completion of course.

Prerequisite: 36-hour Math/Electricity Basics for Photovoltaics class. This is the

industry-wide accepted introductory class designed for individuals interested in entering the solar field, and is based on the NABCEP Task Analysis. At the conclusion of the class, CSE offers review sessions and the NABCEP Entry Level Exam for $100. This entry level exam certifies that the student has achieved basic comprehension and application of key terms and concepts of photovoltaic (solar electric) system operations, knowledge that WAITING LIST: Contact Victor 718-289-5334 prepares him/her for an entry level job in the industry. (differs from Solar Installer or email: victor.rajcoomar@bcc.cuny.edu. Certification Exam.)

Building Envelope Professional Training (BPI) $1325 WAITING LIST: Call 718-804-8850 or

Building Envelope Professional Training covers advanced building envelope diagnostics, evaluation and repair skills. NYSERDA will reimburse 100% of the fee upon completion Corporate Sponsorship for of the course for those who live or do business Non-Profit Organizations, Artists, ONLY in Con Ed territory (does not include Entertainers, Event Planners and those living or doing business in NJ or Long Promoters $45 (half-day)/$75 (full-day) Island). The Center for Sustainable Energy will send in a reimbursement request to NYSERDA Part 1 Finding Corporate Sponsors upon your completion of course. The fundamentals of sponsorship, an overview WAITING LIST: Contact Victor 718-289-5334 of current fundraising sponsorship environment. Planning, cost, staffing and daily or email: victor.rajcoomar@bcc.cuny.edu. task of managing a sponsorship campaign. OSHA Training 5 Relationship building and corporate communications. Media partnerships, new These 10 and 30 hour training programs media, on-line fundraising, social networking provide a comprehensive overview of the and affiliate relationships. safety rules and precautions for working on

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Sustainable Architecture

The program covers approaches in Green architecture, Agencies and Technologies involved with different rating systems as applicable in various cases of build forms. Trainees develop an understanding and level of familiarity with LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) for all structures, its credit intents, requirements, costs and benefits. LEED is presented as an integral part of the construction process, creating a sense of awareness of new design possibilities and the revolution of materials and technology. The course explores the trend of developing healthier communities via sustainable design the construction job site as well as performing by defining effective ways to utilize energy and 12:30—1:30 Lunch break proposal clinic water usage. Elements from architecture, civil (participants may bring their proposals) open as a contractor on the client job site. These engineering, landscape architecture, to Part 1 & 2 participants. Lunch not included. courses fulfill requirements for OSHA Construction Industry training. Participants will environmental and land use planning, and Part 2 Sponsorship Proposal Development receive a Certificate of Completion and a construction management will be Proposal development, design and options. 10-hour or 30-hour OSHA card 4 to 6 weeks incorporated. Includes successful strategies to The campaign, pre and post campaign after course completion. implement green building and sustainable assessment, selling the sponsorship proposal. design into site planning and design, building OSHA 30-Hour Training $525 design and construction and building BI-SM188 Sat., 10:00 – 12:30 /1:30 – 4:00 BI-SM137 Mon., 3 – 6 p.m. (6 sessions) management practices. Instructor JUL. 10 (1 session) JUL.. 31—AUG. 21 E. Dominique Paraison has more than 14 yrs experience in program/project management, “Very good for transitioning from traditional OSHA 10-Hour Training $175 architectural/design, construction, site safety fundraising to corporate sponsorship.” BI-SM136 Sat., 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (1 session) management. TOTAL: $295 Cheryl Hunter Grant, Co- Chair Sickle Cell JUL.. 17—24 BI-SM170 Mon., 6 – 8 p.m. (8 sessions) Advisory Consortium Inc. JUL.. 19— SEPT. 6 Medgar Evers College · School of Professional and Community Development · ACE FOR INFORMATION OR REGISTRATION: 718.804.8850 www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE ace.info@mec.cuny.edu

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Business Institute Business Writing for Office Professionals

$195 The Business of Music

Become proficient in writing professional emails, memos, business letters and other professional correspondence. Understand proper etiquette for email. BI-SM202 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 8—29 (7 sessions)

Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities

$75

Learn to develop a “Millionaire Mindset” and uncover commercial investment opportunities. BI-SM196 Sat., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. JUL. 21 (1 session)

Think Big Real Estate 101

$145

For performers, producers, managers, songwriters, and those running or starting record labels or other entertainment companies in all musical styles. Covers Entertainment Law, what a “good deal” would be in recording; production and management contracts; and songwriter and publishing deals. Other topics: royalties/points, record labels, distribution deals, negotiation skills, marketing, promotion, copyrights, trademarks. Call to join our waiting list. BI-MD201 Fri., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 16—AUG. 13 (5 sessions)

$75

Get step by step instructions in how to purchase property and realize Big Profits. BI-SM197 Sat., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. JUL. 27 (1 session)

Grow your Business: What Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know $75 Learn strategies for forming associations and building better business relationships.

Entrepreneurship Clinic

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$125

Want to s tart a business? Improve what you have? This two-day clinic for entrepreneurs will familiarize participants on how to launch and maintain a financially sound and The Family Day Care successful business. Participants will learn how Licensing Process $245 to conduct market research and earnings forecast, write a successful business plan, Are you ready to open your own childcare read and analyze financial statements, center? Learn how to get started on your dream plus the requirements of operation and prepare budgets and more. Taught by finance veteran Lorna Colgan, CPA, CFP, MBA resources needed for opening and operating a licensed center. Understand the definition of family day care, registration information, BI-SM159 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. management, and administration. Textbook JUL. 13—22 (4 sessions) required and not included in price. BI-SM195 Sat., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. AUG. 3 (1session)

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BI-SM115 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 7—JUN. 28 (7 sessions)

Upgrade your talent. Help your employees become better communicators. Ask about onsite training in Business Writing, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Teamwork, Leadership, and more. Mandated HR workshops such as Sexual Harassment are also available.

We can help. Contact: Jonathan Bissell, Director of Adult and Continuing Education Tel. 718-804-8848 | Email: jbissell@mec.cuny.edu

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Business Institute Notary Public Exam Prep

Strategic Selling for Beginners and $70 Advanced $195 Business Networking

This intensive four-hour seminar will prepare you to pass the Notary Public Exam and is recommended for public service employees, law offices, real estate firms and banks. Students will receive sample tests, a handbook, a notary book of actual laws, rules and procedures on the exam and test app. U.S. citizenship required. Textbook is required and is not included in course price. BI-SM102A Sun., 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. JUN. 20 (1 session)

Special Events Planning

$85 BI-SM182 Mon., 6 – 8 p.m.

Are you creative? Love working with people? Want a new and fun career? Learn how to become a successful event planner plus how to find your niche, plan your home office, decide what special services you will offer, plan an event from A to Z, and much more. Materials included.. BI-SM119 Sat., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. JUN. 26 (1 session)

20 Ways to Earn Residual Income

$50

Concerned about the economy? Got increasing expenses? Ever run out of money before you run out of month? Residual income could be your answer. Uncover over twenty specific ways to earn ongoing, residual income. This course is packed with solid, practical information! BI-SM180 Sat., 9 – 11:45 a.m. JUL. 24 (1 session)

Want to sell your product or service for more money, while selling more of it? In this Strategic Selling Series, learn how to build value to sell your product or service for more money, In addition, learn advanced psychological tactics to build trust, establish rapport and break down barriers. Discover the secrets that only professional closers know. You will also learn the latest technique and the art of negotiation. As a bonus, the instructor will offer free individual consultation to help design a creative sales and marketing strategy specific to your product or business. JUN. 21—AUG. 23

(9 sessions)

$85

Learn to maximize the potential in power relationships and gain access to strategic resources. BI-SM184 Tues., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 20 (1 session)

Business 101

$85

Learn how to incubate your small business and be successful with limited resources. BI-SM185 Tues., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 27 (1 session) These courses will be taught by Teri Coaxum, M.P.A., M.B.A., Deputy State Director for Sen. Charles Schumer.

Project Management $295 Certificate The Project Management

Certificate Program develops key leadership skills necessary for succeeding in today’s business environment. Students gain a cohesive bundle of knowledge, skills, and processes that interact to attain organizational objectives. The coursework emphasizes Success Planning & Goal practical application and implementation in Achievement $195 real-world business situations, with integration of social and ethical implications throughout. The student examines the management of Imagine if you knew what you wanted out of project development and information systems, life in every aspect, including financially, focusing on project planning and control, professionally, spiritually, educationally, including scheduling; application software family/relationships, and material objects. development; costing; organization; Learn how to develop a solid game plan documentation; evaluation; and staffing. designed specifically for you on how to Instructor E. Dominique Paraison has over achieve it all with a definite time in mind. Learn to apply principles to whatever you want 14 years experience in program/project management. and achieve it. BI-SM 183 Wed., 6 – 8 p.m. (9 sessions)

How to Build a Fun and Profitable JUN. 23—AUG. 25 Home-Based Business $50

Classes will be taught by Bruce Blaylock, who What kinds of home-based businesses are out brings over 20 years of experience at an there? Which is best for you? How do you executive and consultative level. research an opportunity to know if it’s for real? Gain access to 70 different ways to market your products and services. You’ll “Bruce is a business consultant learn skills and activities that, step by step, will and manager of the highest lay out what it takes to earn more money and caliber.” have more fun! Mr. R. M. Thompson Jr., C.O.O. INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT GROUP BI-SM181 Sat., 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. JUL. 24 (1 session)

Designed for new and prospective managers and newly promoted supervisors from both technical and non-technical professions including: engineering, telecommunications, computer/information technology, biological/ health sciences, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, environmental technology, hospitality/food services, professional associations and government agencies. Class requirements are to be completed prior to class meetings. Assignments will include weekly readings, case studies and problems. BI-SM18 Sun, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. JUN. 27—JUL. 25 (5 sessions)

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Health Care Institute Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Review 2010 $450 Phlebotomy Technician This course prepares students to successfully pass AHIMA’s Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam. The course includes all content sections found in the exam as well as several full practice exams simulating the actual examination experience to increase your skills and confidence. Textbook is required and is not included in course price. HC-CC100 Sat., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. JUL. 10—SEPT. 25 (12 sessions)

Ask us about onsite CCS training for coders at your health care organization. Group discounts available for groups of 3 or more.

Physical Therapy Aide $1599 Program

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note: There is no outside externship rotation included with this program. Textbooks are included in course fee. HC-PD 503 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9:30 p.m. JUN. 15—SEPT. 14 (27 sessions)

$999

This comprehensive 50-hour Physical Therapy Aide Program prepares students for the growing field of Physical Therapy. The Physical Therapy Aide is generally responsible for carrying out the non-technical duties of physical therapy, such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients working under the direction of the physical therapist. Physical Therapy Aides may be employed in nursing homes, hospitals, sports rehabilitation center and some orthopedic clinics. Note: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives. Textbooks are included in course fee. HC-PD 500 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9:30 p.m. JUN. 22—AUG. 10 (15 sessions)

Professional Pharmacy Technician Test Preparation $825 Required: High School diploma or GED. The U.S. Department of Labor projects more than 28,000 Pharmacy Technician jobs over the next ten years. This course provides instruction to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s National Examination. Pharmacy Technicians assist a Pharmacist 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. You must register for the exam. Call 202-429-7576 or go online: www.ptcb.org. Textbook is required and is not included in course price. HC-PD502 Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 22—SEPT. 9 (8 sessions)

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate / Medical Office Assistant Certificate

EKG Technician Certification Program

$999

This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, laboratory assisting, electrocardiography and echocardiography. Additionally, students will practice with equipment and perform hands on labs. Textbooks are included in course fee.

These two complimentary certificate programs are designed to provide 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. Required: All students must submit a High School Diploma or GED before starting the second class of the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program. Students are

admitted to the program in the fall and spring. There are no summer admissions.

HC-PD 504 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9:30 p.m. JUN. 21—AUG. 11 (15 sessions)

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Computer Technology Institute Microsoft Computer Applications Certificate If you are new to computers we suggest starting with the Computer Basics seminar to learn what computers are and what they can do. Then you will be ready to go on to our Word Processing and Spreadsheet courses. The skills you will learn are essential in obtaining a computer-related job. Students who demonstrate a proficiency in keyboarding can bypass “Keyboarding” by paying a $35 exemption fee. Students who complete these courses will receive a certificate of completion from Adult and Continuing Education.

Required Courses: ●Computer Basics ● Keyboarding ●Microsoft Word (Beginning) ● Microsoft Word (Advanced) ●Microsoft Excel (Beginning) ●Microsoft PowerPoint ● Microsoft Access

Computer Basics

$145 Microsoft Word (Advanced)

This course prepares you for future computer studies, including Word, Office and the Internet. This course is taught by experienced computer teachers and covers both the fundamentals of computers and an introduction to the Windows operating system. CT-MC100A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 7—16 (4 sessions)

$195 Microsoft Access

Required: Microsoft Word (Beginning). A

continuation of Microsoft Word (Beginning); focus on form letters, tables, Mail Merge, and more. Textbook required and is not included in course price. CT-MC511A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 28—AUG 11 (5 sessions)

$195

Required: Computer Basics and proficiency in Windows. This course uses a visual approach to presenting and managing data. Learn how to create, design and implement a database system using a key database tool in the Microsoft Office Suite. Design reports, forms and screens. Advanced topics will be covered. Textbook is required and is not included in course price.

CT-MC502A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. SEPT. 20—OCT. 4 (5 sessions)

$195 Microsoft Excel (Beginning)

Keyboarding

$195

Recommended prerequisite: Computer Basics. Required: Computer Basics and Keyboarding (Beginning). This is a spreadsheet program. This important course prepares you for all other computer courses. Our goal is to have you typing over 25 wpm by the end of the course. Textbook is required and is not included in course price.

Organize financial information for analysis and decision making.

CT-MC503A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. AUG. 16—30 (5 sessions)

CT-MC11A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 21—JUL. 7 (5 sessions)

Microsoft Outlook (optional)

$95

Required: Computer Basics and proficiency in Windows. This seminar provides an overview to Outlook functions such as scheduling, tasks, making/responding to appointments, creating folders, and more.

CT-MC101 Fri., 6 – 9 p.m. AUG. 6 (1 session)

Come to our Microsoft Word (Beginning)

$195 Power Point (Beginning)

Required: Computer Basics and Keyboarding I (Beginning). Keyboarding may be taken at the same time. This course is designed to

$195

Required: Microsoft Word (Beginning) and proficiency in Windows. This popular

graphics package will enhance your business help you create letters and similar documents. proposals and professional presentations. Create overhead transparencies, 35mm slides You will learn to: enter and edit text; cut, copy, paste and move data; use basic writing and color or black and white prints. Show tools. Textbook is required and is not included slides, movies or animation from your computer! Textbook is required and is not in course price. included in course price. CT-MC501A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. CT-MC504A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 12—26 (5 sessions) SEPT. 1—15 (5 sessions)

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TOTAL: Microsoft Computer Applications $1,360: Total cost if paid all at once, including processing fee and certificate fee. Optional MS Outlook Seminar is not included in total Certificate cost. Students who are proficient in “Keyboarding” and “Computer Basics” may be exempt from these courses and pay a lesser fee. Courses may be taken on an individual basis without applying to the Certificate Program.

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Computer Technology Institute Graphic Design Certificate

We offer a complete graphic design package to catapult you into a career in graphic design! Taught by a team of New Media professionals, all classes in this certificate are geared towards developing skills in design, composition, animation, video and sound as they apply to web and broadcast production. Students work in the state-of-the-art Medgar Evers College Metro Tech Computer Laboratory and the adjacent New Media Studio. The program is designed as an accelerated and integrated approach to rapidly develop a full spectrum of graphic design tools used by today’s web developers, designers and interactive media producers. Students will be taught the application techniques of today’s graphic design professionals and will be equipped to enter the digital workforce with the competence required to produce and compete in this dynamic industry. CS4 software is used throughout the program. All courses can be taken concurrently. Required Courses: ● In-Design

In-Design

● Illustrator

● Photoshop

● Dreamweaver

$395 Photoshop

Students will learn the principles of document layout and design using In-Design. Execute assignments and projects, hands-on, to learn and master menu tools, document layout, measurement and color palettes. Master keyboard techniques and word processing capabilities to create, modify and import text and graphic images in a document. Develop the understanding of the principles of document layout and design using In-Design. Learn and master menu tool, style sheets, use of Bezier tools in picture and text boxes. Projects include: designing to completion a full page four color ad; using the pen tool to draw a fish; designing a Menu; and creating a four page newsletter.

● Flash

● Creating a Portfolio

$350 Creating a Portfolio

Students will be introduced to the Photoshop environment and how to navigate around tools, menus, palettes, views, etc. to provide hands-on experience with Photoshop’s basic tools and their options. Students will learn how to open, create, save and backup files through demonstration, hands-on practice, lecture, practical assignments and critiques. Projects include: simple drawing using selections: a Hawaii poster; a floating ball over a pattern; a poster using a layered mask.

$350

Required: In-Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Photoshop. In this class, the students integrate all principles of design using In-Design, Photoshop and Illustrator to create a portfolio. The instructor will guide students with each of their projects to achieve the best design portfolio possible. CT-MC044 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. NOV. 8—DEC. 6 (8 sessions)

CT-MC042 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. AUG. 9—SEPT. 1 (8 sessions)

Dreamweaver

$350

Dreamweaver (CS4) is a professional HTML editor for designing, coding and developing web pages and web applications. Working in a single environment, students will learn to quickly create, build and manage websites Illustrator $350 and Internet applications. Students will achieve complete control over code and Students will be taught the tools, extensive text design through the use of drag-and-drop handling capabilities and shortcuts to create visual tools and robust code editing features. graphics, special type and logos. Create multi-color gradients and geometric patterns, CT-MC 521 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. SEPT. 8—OCT. 4 (8 sessions) work with layers, and learn how to kern and use advanced paragraph formatting in this Flash $350 intensive hands-on project-oriented class. Required: Mac or Windows experience. Projects include: creating a vase using the Macromedia Flash (CS4) is considered the Pathfinder commands; drawing a TV set and standard for rich Internet multimedia a planet with a ring around it; and tracing a authoring. Students create interactive, face. animated online presentations, incorporating powerful video, multimedia and application CT-MC800 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. development features. Creation of dynamic JUL. 12—AUG. 4 (8 sessions) user interfaced online advertising, e-learning, and enterprise applications. CT-MC043 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 9—JUL. 7 (8 sessions)

CT-MC520 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. OCT. 6—NOV. 3 (8 sessions) TOTAL: Graphic Design $2,145: Total cost if paid all at once, including processing fee and certificate fee. Courses may be taken on an individual basis without applying to the Certificate Program. Medgar Evers College · School of Professional and Community Development · ACE FOR INFORMATION OR REGISTRATION: 718.804.8850 www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE ace.info@mec.cuny.edu

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Computer Technology Institute Web Design Certificate

Upon completion of this program you will have developed your own website and have learned the skills necessary to launch into a career in web design! This certificate program consists of HTML, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Flash. All courses can be taken concurrently. Students are also welcome to enroll for any individual course without applying to the Certificate Program. CS4 software is used throughout for courses 2 through 5. Required Courses: ● HTML Coding

● Illustrator

HTML Coding

$395 Dreamweaver

Students will explore and understand how to create and change web documents using hypertext markup language (html). Students will create their own web documents during the course. CT-MC046 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 9—JUL. 7 (8 sessions)

Illustrator

$350

Students will be taught the tools, extensive text handling capabilities and shortcuts to create graphics, special type and logos. Create multi-color gradients and geometric patterns, work with layers, and learn how to kern and use advanced paragraph formatting in this intensive hands-on project-oriented class. Projects include: creating a vase using the Pathfinder commands; drawing a TV set and a planet with a ring around it; and tracing a face. CT-MC800 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 12—AUG. 4 (8 sessions)

Photoshop

● Photoshop

● Dreamweaver

● Flash

$350 Web Marketing & Analytics

Dreamweaver (CS4) is a professional HTML editor for designing, coding and developing web pages and web applications. Working in a single environment, students will learn to quickly create, build and manage websites and Internet applications. Students will achieve complete control over code and design through the use of drag-and-drop visual tools and robust code editing features. CT-MC521A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. SEPT. 8—OCT. 4 (8 sessions)

Flash

Get an edge over your competition through internet marketing training! Learn how to drive more traffic to your site and how to convert visitors to customers. Designed for any entrepreneur with a website, this seminar will cover what you need to know about Web Marketing and how to get started or to increase your skills in using Analytics to predict and measure your efforts. Handouts of presentations will be included. Taught by Yla Eason, Internet Marketing expert and recipient of many awards.

$350 Computer Basics for Seniors

Required: Mac or Windows experience.

Macromedia Flash (CS4) is considered the standard for rich Internet multimedia authoring. Students create interactive, animated online presentations, incorporating powerful video, multimedia and application development features. Creation of dynamic user interfaced online advertising, e-learning, and enterprise applications.

$395

$150

This course is designed for the beginner. Learn the fundamentals of computers, the Windows operating system. Prepare for future studies, including Word, Office and the Internet. You will sit at your own individual computer station. Senior discount is included in the price. CT-MC101 Sat., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. JUN. 26—JUL. 10 (3 sessions)

CT-MC520 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. (8 sessions)

$350 OCT. 6—NOV. 3

Students will be introduced to the Photoshop environment and how to navigate around tools, menus, palettes, views, etc. to provide hands-on experience with Photoshop’s basic tools and their options. Students will learn how to open, create, save and backup files through demonstration, hands-on practice, lecture, practical assignments and critiques. Projects include: simple drawing using selections; a Hawaii poster; a floating ball over a pattern and a poster using a layered mask. CT-MC042B Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. AUG. 9—SEPT. 1 (8 sessions)

Request Graphic or Web Design Classes Onsite at Your Organization! Contact: Jonathan Bissell, ACE Director, by tel. 718-804-8848 or email: jbissell@mec.cuny.edu

More Computers for Seniors

$125

This course is designed for seniors who already know the basics. Students will be taught the basic keyboarding and word processing skills needed to write simple letters and emails. Learn to make your own greeting cards and easy flyers. The basics of the Internet will also be covered. Senior discount is included in the price. CT-MC102 Sat., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. JUL. 24—AUG. 7 (3 sessions)

Classes may be customized for your organization’s needs.

TOTAL: Web Design $1,795: Total cost if paid all at once, including processing fee and certificate fee. Courses may be taken on an individual basis without applying to the Certificate Program.

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Computer Technology Institute

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Corporate Training Corporate Training Services

provided by Adult and Continuing Education include onsite professional development, customized onsite classes, and consulting services. All services are available to businesses, unions, government agencies and community organizations. Maximize your organizational talent. Streamline your operations. Increase your revenues.

Customized Onsite Staff Development

Customized Onsite Training for Business, Union, Health Care, Maximize your organizational talent and save Education, Government, and other Industry Organizations money by outsourcing your training to our professionals. Training services include, but are not limited to, the following areas: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Leadership Communication Team Building Stress Reduction Conflict Resolution Customer Service Mandated HR Workshops, and more! MEET ONE OF OUR TRAINERS

Eileen Lichtenstein, M.S. Ed., Professional Staff Development Trainer Eileen Lichtenstein, MS. Ed., is the President of Balance & Power, Inc., a coaching and consulting firm (online at: www.balanceandpower.com). A former professor at Hofstra University, she helps individuals, teams and organizations attain high productivity and goal attainment through trainings that facilitate effective communication and stress management skills as well as unique brainstorming sessions towards solutions, realistic goal setting and conflict resolution. She has worked extensively within educational, medical and corporate environments. Eileen is a trained mind-body practitioner, speaker and professional coach. Her unique style may incorporate mind body modalities in conjunction with traditional training material and core coaching competencies.

"Eileen is an inspiration to me. She is always finding and implementing the best, most up to date ways to reach out to and serve her client base." Alison Gilbert, owner, MARKETING BYTES Business Marketing Solutions

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Whatever your organizational need, we will work with you to create cost-effective solutions taught by industry professionals at your site or on our campus. We can adapt existing courses, seminars or workshops or create new ones targeted to your specific needs. Training is provided in these areas and more upon request. Call for a free consultation... ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Computer Classes customized as needed Web or Graphic Design QuickBooks Business Planning, Analysis & Controls Grant Writing for Healthcare Professionals Executive English Business Writing / Business Speaking ESL Classes customized as needed CCS Training, Medical Billing & Coding Culturally Responsive Teaching Internet Marketing and Social Media And much, much more. In fact, tell us what you need and we will work with you to provide it cost-effectively.

Have a need? We can help. Ask us about customizing existing training or about creating a new solution for your needs. For a free consultation call 718-804-8848 or email jbissell@mec.cuny.edu to speak with Jonathan Bissell, Director Adult and Continuing Education.

Consulting Services Consulting Areas include but are not limited to the following areas: ■ Management Consulting and Strategic Planning ■ Business Development and Strategy ■ Preparatory Marketing Services ■ Sales ■ Operations & Project Management ■ Capital Acquisition & Investor Preparation Services ■ Financial Planning, Analysis and Controls ■ Web Marketing & Analytics Call or email for other consulting needs... MEET A FEW OF OUR CONSULTANTS Bruce Blaylock, Business and Management Consultant Bruce Blaylock brings with him over 20 years of experience at an executive and consultative level in corporate sales strategy and organization management, advanced sales closing tactics & negotiation, local and national promotion & distribution, as well as strategic marketing and consumer behavior. Lorna Colgan, CPA, CFP, MBA Finance, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy Lorna Colgan is a finance veteran with experience in new business start ups, business development, business strategy, and financial planning, analysis and controls. Yla Eason, MBA Internet Marketing & Web Analytics Consultant  Yla Eason Puryear is an Internet Marketing expert and the recipient of many awards, including The Business Enterprise Trust Award, awarded by President Bill Clinton. Her educational background includes a Harvard Business School MBA in Marketing. 

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Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Symposium

Education $95

Join us for a one-day Symposium of specially designed lectures and workshops to help professionals in various disciplines work more effectively with formerly incarcerated people and their families. Topics covered: Crime and Punishment in Urban America, Parole and Probation, Community Policing, Prison Program and Release Preparation, Pre-Release, Transitional Services and Family Reunification, The Prison Experience, Law Enforcement in Urban Communities, Economics, Crime and Community Development, Crime Mapping and Analysis, Research Methods in Law Enforcement and Forensic Science. Pre-registration requested. Group discounts are available upon request. LC-CJ99A Sat., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. JUNE 12 (1 session)

The GED (General Education Diploma) - High School Equivalency course will cover the five basic areas of the GED examination: Language Arts/Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics.

$95 Students will learn various test-taking

Culturally Responsive Teaching

This course introduces participants to current research and literature surrounding culturally relevant pedagogy and academic success. Individuals will learn practical strategies to effectively meet the unique needs of urban students through culturally engaging curricula and lessons plans that increase literacy and academic achievement. The course will utilize clips from the film The Great Debaters to facilitate dialogue surrounding best practices of culturally competent educators. ED-AC119 Sat., 10 – 4 p.m. JUL. 17 (1 session)

Dr. Divine Pryor, Executive Director, Center for Nu Leadership on Urban Solutions

From Arrest to Arraignment

$85

Learn what happens from arrest to arraignment and how to avoid common pitfalls. Guest speaker from the legal system will be invited. BI-SM187 Tues, 6 – 9 p.m. AUG. 3 (1 session)

Language Training Spanish

GED (General Education Diploma) High School Equivalency $375

$275

techniques that will be beneficial for taking the exam. All students who register for GED classes will be given a placement assessment to determine their level and an exit exam to determine their progress. You must be at least 19 years of age to register for our GED classes. Textbook and calculator are required and are not included in course price ED-AC100A Mon. and Wed., 9:30 – 1:30 p.m. JUN. 14—SEPT. 1 (20 sessions) ED-AC100C Tue. and Thur., 6 – 10 p.m. JUN. 29—SEPT. 16 (20 sessions)

"I learned how I can be a much more relevant teacher who focuses on my students, their history and where they come from...something I had never thought about before."

ED-AC100E Sat. and Sun., 9 – 1:30 p.m. JUL.. 10—AUG. 12 (20 sessions)

Dr. Anna Maria Thomas Ed.D

GED Assessment Workshop

This course may be offered onsite at your school or organization. Call for details.

Preparation for the CUNY Assessment Test

$275

The CUNY assessment tests are required for everyone who wishes to enter The City University of New York as a matriculating student. In this course, guidelines will be given in reading, writing and math, as well as test-taking skills. Textbook is required and is not included in course price.

$50

This workshop is designed to assess community residents’ preparedness to take the New York State GED exam and to provide them with counseling and advisement regarding the GED. ED-AW907 Tues. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. DATES BASED ON DEMAND

New beginner-level Spanish language classes! ED-AC106A Mon. and Wed., 6 – 9 p.m. Learn conversational Spanish and basic JUL. 19—AUG. 11 (8 sessions) writing skills. LT-S305 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 8:30 p.m. JUL. 29—AUG. 24 (8 sessions)

Writing Skills

$295

New beginner-level Arabic language classes! Learn conversational Arabic, Arabic culture, and basic writing skills.

Gain confidence and learn to write wellconstructed sentences and strong paragraphs. Organize your thoughts and express yourself clearly and succinctly. Learn to examine your work critically and rewrite as needed. Instructor Joan Levinson, MFA, Editor, Writer, and Artist.

LT-C306 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. JUL. 20—AUG. 12 (8 sessions)

ED-AC109 Mon. and Wed., 6 – 8 p.m. JUN. 7—AUG. 2 (16 sessions)

Arabic

$275

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Children’s Summer Enrichment Program Learning is fun! Your child will be engaged in a program filled with educational and recreational activities. The program runs from JULY 12—AUGUST 5, 2010, Mon. - Thurs. Half-Day Program $699 (early bird: $599) 8:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. /1:30 – 5:30 p.m. Full-Day Program $1200 (early bird: $999) 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Register your child by JUNE 1st and get the early bird rates listed above!

Morning Classes

Afternoon Activities

Improving Reading/Writing Skills

Acting If your children display talent for

This class features small group instruction according to student’s needs. Basic reading skills with an emphasis on phonics, vocab., and comprehension will be stressed. Grades will be separated based on test results.

mimicking those around them or portraying characters they have become familiar with, this is the course for them.

Dance Dance techniques are integrated in

Improving Math Skills This class features small group instruction. Topics will include: basic mathematics, computational skills, and problem-solving. Older students will review basic operations, sequential mathematics, algebra, geometry, problem solving, statistics and logic.

Piano for the Young Young people will be exposed to the piano keyboard, theory, sight-reading, techniques of rhythm and correct fingering. Students do not have to own a piano. Upon completion, students will be able to play selections. Students must supply their own headphones.

Time

age appropriate ways so that children truly enjoy their experience of dance. Build children's self-esteem and self-expression.

Vocals Students will be taught group numbers, learn harmonies and perform together as a group.

Personal Development Cake Craft Certificate

The Cake Craft Certificate program can open the door to new talents you may not have known you possessed. You will be able to design beautiful and originally designed cakes for parties, weddings or any other occasion. Required Courses: ● Cake Decorating (Beginning) ● Sugar Craft (Beginning) ● Cake Decorating (Intermediate) ● Sugar Craft (Intermediate)

Cake Decorating (Beginning)

Learn the basics of cake decorating. Demonstrations and instruction will include surface preparation, baking your cake, covering a cake board, methods of icing, styling and cake construction. Students will supply their own materials. PD-DA101A Sat., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. JUN. 19—JUL. 24 (5 sessions)

Martial Arts Martial Arts is ideal for Sugar Craft (Beginning) $225 children who do not do well in team sports, Learn the delicate art of making lifelike giving them the ability to flourish through a combination of physical and mental practices. flowers from gum paste. In this introductory course, students will create lilies, daisies and other flowers. Materials included. PD-DA102A Sat., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. JUN. 19—JUL. 24 (5 sessions)

Cake Decorating (Intermediate)

Grades 2 – 3

Grades 4 – 5

Grades 6 – 8

8:30– 9:25am

Reading

Reading

Piano

9:30–10:25am

Writing

Piano

Reading

10:30–11:25am

Piano

Math

Writing

11:30-12:25pm

Math

Writing

Math

12:30-1:25pm

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

PD-DA201A Sat., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. JUL. 31—AUG. 28 (5 sessions)

Children must bring their own lunch. Lunch is not included in the Program.

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Monday

Tuesday

Wed.

$245

Required: Cake Decorating (Beginning) or some familiarity with cake decorating. Learn the techniques of “creating your own” cake decorations for special occasions. Demonstrations and instructions will include styling, covering cakes and construction. Students will supply their own materials.

Sugar Craft (Intermediate)

Time

$225

Thursday

1:30–3:25

Acting

Vocals

Acting

Vocals

3:30–5:30

Dance

Martial Arts

Dance

Martial Arts

$245

Students will learn to use specially shaped cutters and molds for fashioning flowers, as well as basic Australian designs on taping and wiring flowers. Great Impressions International Arts will be demonstrated. Materials included. PD-DA202A Sat., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. JUL. 31—AUG. 28 (5 sessions)

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Personal Development Institute Natural Hair Care Braiding This personal grooming program will help you

learn how to braid and care for hair using a variety of techniques. The Program requires completion of Workshops I and II along with a non-refundable $25 application fee. Upon completing this program students will receive a certificate of completion. Required Courses: ● Fundamental Braiding I

Fundamental Braiding I

● Fundamental Braiding II

$295 Fundamental Braiding II

This class is designed to introduce the non-braider to the basic skills of braiding with extensions. Students will learn traditional cornrows and single braiding techniques. Emphasis is placed on grooming and maintaining braiding styles, as well as sanitation, sterilization and health regulations. Students must bring tail combs, clips, scissors and synthetic and human hair. The School supplies mannequins. Class is limited to 12 students. Textbook is required and is not included in course cost.

$250

Required: Fundamental Braiding I. This

course will enhance students’ ability to cornrow and braid with extensions as a professional. This course will also include discussion of hair care products, professional ethics and ways to develop advanced styling techniques. Class is limited to 12 students. PD-FB103A Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9p.m. JUL. 8—22 (5 sessions)

PD-EB102A Tues. and Thur., 6 – 9 p.m. JUN. 22—JUL. 6 (5 sessions)

Independent Film Making A-Z: Produce, Write and Direct Feature Films

$389

This acclaimed course launched the careers of Quentin Tarantino, Guy Ritchie and 20 Sundance entrants. In just one weekend, you’ll learn how to “Make Your Film” (Produce, Direct and Shoot) and “Sell Your Movie” (Finance, Distribute & Sell) in a simple stepby-step process. The product being you, a first-timer, will know how to make any feature film with budgets from $5,000 to $10 million. Subjects covered are Producing, Writing, Talent, Guilds & Unions, Financing, Deal making, Directing, Cameras, Shooting, Editing, Marketing, Festivals, Distributing and Negotiating, and a bonus Digital Filmmaking and Web Distribution. All participants receive a Producer’s Diploma, Graduation Certificate and a Filmmaker’s Workbook. This course is taught off-campus in Manhattan. FM-SM211A Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. AUG. 7 AND 8 (2 sessions)

TOTAL: (Natural Hair Care Braiding) $545 Total cost if paid all at once, including processing fee and certificate fee. Courses may be taken on an individual basis without applying to the Certificate Program.

Guitar Instruction (Beginning)

$145 Piano - All Levels

The first level of this course is an overview of basic guitar techniques for the beginner or self-taught guitarist. Topics include reading (notation and tablature), chords, pick techniques, position studies, types of guitars, blues scales, and music theory.

$195

Students will be exposed to the piano keyboard, theory, sight-reading and techniques of rhythm and correct fingering. At the end of the course, students will be able to play tunes according to level. Students do not Acting and the Business of Acting have to own their own piano. The course is for $195 FM-MD104A Mon., 6 – 7:30 p.m. adults and teenagers. Students must supply JUL. 12—AUG. 23 (7 sessions) their own headphones. Maximum 12 students. Overcome your fear of public speaking and experience the world of acting for stage and FM-MD106A Sat., 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. film! Taught by the renowned Tyson Hall, this (Beginning) (Intermediate) (8 sessions) hands-on course teaches warm-up exercises Guitar Instruction JUN. 26—AUG. 14 to overcome nervousness, practices Improv to (Intermediate) $145 increase spontaneity and “in-the-momentThe second of these courses is designed for Creative Writing $295 awareness”, and provides instruction in scene the beginner to intermediate guitarist. It is a Explore your imagination and creativity and study, writing and delivering monologues. continuation of the first guitar class but with learn how to express yourself through stories Students will learn what it’s like to be an in-depth discussions on the following subjects: and memoirs. Write from your experiences actor, how to get started in the business, and scales, rhythm guitar techniques, arpeggios, and observations of the world around you. how to avoid scams. Come and see if acting music theory, song analysis, and Learn to examine your own work critically and is where you were meant to be! improvisation. revise it with sound judgment. Instructor Joan Levinson, MFA, Editor, Writer, and Artist. PD-FB Sat., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. FM-MD104B Mon., 7:30 – 9 p.m. JUL. 3—24 (4 sessions) JUL. 12—AUG. 23 (8 sessions) FM-MD108 Tues. and Thur., 6 – 8 p.m. JUN. 8—JUL. 29 (16 sessions) Medgar Evers College · School of Professional and Community Development · ACE FOR INFORMATION OR REGISTRATION: 718.804.8850 www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE ace.info@mec.cuny.edu

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Procedures and Policies Message from the Director Dear Prospective Student: Now is the time to invest in yourself and your family by enhancing your job skills or by learning a new trade. With a wide variety of certificate programs and courses ranging from business to health care, we can help achieve your goals. We are eager to assist both individuals and organizations in achieving success. Jonathan Bissell, Director of Adult and Continuing Education REGISTRATION FEES: Registration is done on REFUND POLICY: 100% if written request is received at least two business days before the a first come first served basis. first class meeting (less $20 registration fee). There is a non-refundable $20 processing 50% if written request is received at least two fee, per student, per registration. business days before the second class meeting Students may be asked to purchase additional (less $20 registration fee). No refund requests materials. The total fee must be paid at time will be handled by phone. The $20 REGISTRATION FEE is NOT REFUNDABLE. of registration. (This includes registration There will be NO refunds issued after the during Open House). Adult and Continuing second class meeting. Please allow four to six Education accepts money orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover weeks for processing. No refunds will be granted for courses that meet for one or two Cards. sessions unless the college is notified in writing 3 days prior to the first class. FOR REGISTRATION VISIT : TRANSCRIPTS & LETTERS OF ATTENDANCE: 1534 Bedford Avenue (2nd Floor) (Corner of Bedford Ave. & Eastern Pkwy) To obtain a transcript or a letter confirming attendance, write or fax: FIVE EASY WAYS TO REGISTER PHONE-IN: 718.804.8850. Register by phone with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or American Express. WALK-IN: Register in person at Medgar Evers College, 1534 Bedford Avenue (2nd Floor). FAX: 718.804.8832 Register by fax with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or American Express. MAIL-IN: Register by mail by completing the attached registration form and mailing it to: Medgar Evers College, Adult and Continuing Education 1650 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225 ONLINE: Visit us at: www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE to print a registration form; mail, fax or email. Registration is done on a first come, first served basis. There is a non-refundable $20 processing fee, per student, per registration.

Medgar Evers College, Adult and Continuing Education 1650 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225 The fee is $5.00 per transcript or letter. We reserve the right to withhold information regarding the record of any student who owes money to the College. HOLIDAYS: Medgar Evers College will be closed and no classes will be held on the following dates: JULY 5 Independence Day Observed SEPTEMBER 6 Labor Day OFFICE HOURS Mon. – Thur., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. CLASS SCHEDULES: 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 complete the Certificate Program. They are mailed within three weeks after the completion of the course. Certificates may be withheld pending receipt of all outstanding tuition and fees. A $10 fee is charged to reissue certificates, completion letters or transcripts. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY: Medgar Evers College is an equal employment, equal opportunity and affirmative action institution. The college does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, alienate or citizenship, religion, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran or marital status in its admission of students, employment, access to programs, administration or education policies. SPECIAL TUITION DISCOUNT: Tuition discounts of 20% are available for courses over $100 to Medgar Evers College students, faculty and staff with a current valid ID, and senior citizens over 62.

WE ACCEPT VOUCHER PAYMENTS from: NEG, Workforce 1, VESID, TUITION REIMBURSEMENT PAYMENTS from employers, and more. TRAVEL DIRECTIONS SUBWAY: No. S, 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Franklin Ave. stop. Our office is located one block away, on the corner of Eastern Parkway and Bedford Ave. (2nd FL. above Chase Bank). Whether you are coming by subway, car or bus, use www.hopstop.com to plan your visit.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS To become a Certificate Program candidate: At time of registration, bring copy of a GED or High School diploma (ask about exceptions to this rule), along with a non-refundable $25.00 application fee. Exemption from specific Certificate Program courses may be granted at the discretion of the program director and course instructor and requires a non-refundable fee of $35.00 per course and proof of original transcript with a passing grade of “B” or above. Certificates are offered to students who successfully complete required courses with a minimum of 80% attendance and 75% grade average per course. Courses may be taken on an individual basis, with the exception of the Construction Management Certificate Program, without applying to the Certificate Program. Call 718-804-8850 for further clarification.

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