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iLEARNED Short-Term Classes for Adults


Winter/Spring 2021

NEW! Intro to Design Architecture Online Courses See page 5

Business & Industry Services We Customize for Your Business



The IT Essentials (ITE) course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, mobile devices, security and networking concepts, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. The latest release includes mobile devices, Linux, and client side virtualization, as well as expanded information about Microsoft Windows operating systems, security, networking, and troubleshooting. The Networking Curriculum consists of three classes through Cisco that encompass hands on and virtual learning: CCNA 1 – Introduction to Networks (No prerequisite)

Automotive and Bus Driver Training School Bus Driver Training 3/22-3/25 M-Th 6-9 pm $325 4/12-4/15 M-Th 6-9 pm $325 5/3-5/6 M-Th 6-9 pm $325 NOTE: Must present photo ID and CDL permit at time of enrollment Small Engine Repair 3/22-4/14 M/W

6-9 pm


Automotive Service for HVAC (includes semis) 2/1-2/10 M/W 6-9 pm


This course covers heating and air conditioning systems with a MACS certification. Cost does not include $15 certification fee.

Computers & Technology Introduction to CAD-NEW! 1/12-3/4 T/Th 6-9 pm $350 Intro to CAD will cover software interface, understanding model space and paper space, 17 basic commands and how to use them, creation of blocks, understanding layers, setting up dimensions and adding text to an architecture sheet, drawing a simple house plan. Digital Photography 1/19-1/28 T/Th Excel 2016 Level 1 2/1-2/9 M/T

6-9 pm

6-8:30 pm

Advanced Digital Photography 2/2-2/11 T/Th 6-9 pm




First Step Toward an IT Career 2/10-5/19 W 6-9 pm $350 (No class 3/17/21) Begin preparing for a PC Repair, Networking or Cyber Security career with these offerings through Pioneer Tech. **This class offering is for access to the online curriculum and the instructor for the dates and times listed. The PC Repair Curriculum consists of one offering through Cisco called IT Essentials.

Marcraft Concepts & Practices and Environments & Testing

CCNAv7: Introduction to Networks (ITN) covers the architecture, structure, functions and components of the Internet and other computer networks. Students achieve a basic understanding of how networks operate and how to build simple local area networks (LAN), perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement Internet Protocol (IP). CCNA 2 – Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (CCNA 1 prerequisite)

• Cyber Security Concepts and Practices Includes 180 hours of illustrated theory, integrated with step-by-step hands-on labs and equipment. • In today’s Global IT environment, Cyber Security goes well beyond traditional network security. Based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – Cyber Security Frameworks, the new ETG/Marcraft Cyber Security Essentials – Concepts and Practices course covers both theory and hands-on labs: • Critical Infrastructure Security System and Devices • Intelligent Computing and Controlling Devices and Systems Security • Business Information Technology (IT) Network Security Systems and Techniques • Industrial/Utility Industrial Control System (ICS) Networks and Devices Security • Ethical Hacking Roles and Tools Additional classes can be taken as well including:

CCNAv7: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials (SRWE) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in small networks and introduces wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolve common issues with protocols in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. CCNA 3 – Enterprise Networking and Security Automation. (CCNA 2 prerequisite)

Client/Operating Systems (Testout) • The TestOut Client Pro course focuses on teaching configuration tasks performed on the client computer by a desktop administrator in a business environment. This course prepares students for the TestOut Client Pro certification exam and Microsoft’s Windows 10 (MD-100) and Managing Modern Desktops (MD-101) certification exams. Completing this course effectively prepares students to earn their Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

CCNAv7: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (ENSA) describes the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation. The following configuration is the minimum system requirements recommended by Cisco to successfully install and run Packet Tracer 7.3 : CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Linux Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04 LTS are no longer supported) RAM: 2 GB Storage: 500 MB of free disk space Display resolution: 1024 x 768 Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (if viewing in languages other than English) Latest video card drivers and operating system updates For optimal performance when running Packet Tracer 7.3, the following capabilities are recommended: CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 3.0 GHz or better RAM: 4 GB or more Storage: 700 MB of free disk space Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 (HD) Sound card and speakers Internet connectivity (if using the Multiuser feature) The Cyber Security curriculum consists of combination of curriculum through Marcraft and Testout. There is no prerequisite for the Cyber Security curriculum although there is an addition cost for the Testout license.

Server Operating Systems (Testout) • This course prepares students for TestOut’s Server Pro 2016: Install and Storage certification exam and Microsoft’s Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam (70-740). Through this course, students gain valuable experience with installation, storage, and OS features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016.

Security Pro (Testout) • TestOut Security Pro prepares students for TestOut’s Security Pro certification exam and CompTIA’s Security+ SY0-501 certification exam. Students learn how to secure a corporate network using a layered security model.

Linux Essentials (Netacad) • The Linux Essentials course, developed and supported by Networking Academy partner NDG, teaches students the fundamentals of the Linux operating system and command line, and basic open source concepts. Excel 2016 Level 2 2/22-3/2 M/T

6-8:30 pm


Word 2016 Level 1 3/22-3/30 M/T

6-8:30 pm


Lightroom/PhotoShop 3/23-4/29 T/Th 6-9 pm


Introduction to Design Architecture NEW! 3/23-6/10 T/Th 6-9 pm $450 Intro to Design Architecture will cover understanding basic house plans, how to create different wall types, where to use these wall types, basic codes for residential design, how to create plans/sections/elevations/foundation plans. This course will be a project class. Each student will create a 2500 sqft house with all the information needed for construction. Get Going with your Computer 4/5-4/20 M/T 6-8:30 pm


Culinary Arts

Health, Medical & Wellness

Meat Certification Programs Online Curriculum Only For more information or to enroll contact: James Gordon: James.gordon@careertech.ok.gov 800.522.5810, okcareer.tech/meatcerts

Anatomy & Physiology Online Online Call if taking for LPN placement!


Medical Terminology Online Call if taking for LPN placement!


AMSA Food Safety and Science Certification ($75) The American Meat Science Association Food Safety and Science Certification verifies individuals possess an indepth knowledge of food safety procedures and standards necessary to thrive in the food industry. 

CMA-Certified Medication Aide 3/1-3/12 M-F 8:30 am-2:30 pm Cost does not include test fee

AMSA Meat Evaluation Certification ($75) The American Meat Science Association Meat Evaluation Certification verifies individuals are better prepared to enter fields related to the meat animal industry, which includes production and processing. AMSA Culinary Meat Selection and Cookery Certification ($75) The American Meat Science Association Culinary Meat Selection and Cookery Certification verifies individuals possess the knowledge and skills needed to thrive within the restaurant and culinary industries. UNDER CONSTRUCTION Evening culinary classes have been suspended due to construction. Look for new offerings in August of 2021.

CMA Continuing Ed 2/25 Th 8 am-4:30 pm


CPR-American Heart Association For non health care providers 1/20 W 6-9 pm 3/24 W 6-9 pm

$39 $39

First Aid 2/17 4/14

6-9 pm 6-9 pm

$36 $36

MAT Full Course 1/21-1/22 Th/F 2/25-2/26 Th/F 3/25-3/26 Th/F 4/22-4/23 Th/F 5/20-5/21 Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm 8 am-4:30 pm 8 am-4:30 pm 8 am-4:30 pm 8 am-4:30 pm

$65 $65 $65 $65 $65

MAT Update 1/28 Th 3/18 Th 5/27 Th

8 am-4:30 pm 8 am-4:30 pm 8 am-4:30 pm

$39 $39 $39


Pioneer Tech’s


Business Incubator Space Available: Food Production

CNA-Long Term Care Nurse Aide 1/5-1/28 M-F 8:30 am-2:30 pm $550 2/1-2/24 M-F 8:30 am-2:30 pm $550 3/22-4/14 M-F 8:30 am-2:30 pm $550 4/19-5/11 M-F 8:30 am-2:30 pm $550 Cost does not include testing fees, OSBI check or TB test. Refund only if cancelled a week or more prior to start date.

• New Business Tax Break • Access to Resources of the Business & Industry Services Team HERE TO HELP YOU!

Robert Howard 580-718-4350

Amatrol e-Learning Training Opportunities Pioneer Technology Center provides a portal to an online learning curriculum and also an instructor for skills verification, hands-on at Pioneer Tech or your company’s onsite location.




Entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and other interested community members are invited 1st Wed. of the month 8:30 am Seminar Center Free Coffee!

Automation Electronics Electrical Fluid Power Green Technology Lean Manufacturing Machining

6 month access 12 month access


per student Manufacturing Processes Materials Mechanical Process Control Quality Assurance Safety Thermal Workplace Effectivenes

To schedule training or receive a

FREE 1 Month Demo Contact Johnny Thornburgh (580) 718-4328 or (580) 716-3747 johnnyt@pioneertech.edu


per student

Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for Seniors - NEW! 3/3 W 6-8 pm $25 Learn how to set up Gmail, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts! Welcome Door Sign - NEW! 3/9 T 6-9 pm $25 Create an adorable sign for your door or wall! Would be a great gift!

Security Guard

Industry Trades Beginning Welding 1/12-4/8 T/Th 6-9 pm (No class 3/16/21 and 3/18/21)


Advanced Welding 1/25-4/19 M/W 6-9 pm (no class 2/15/21, 3/15/21 and 3/17/21)


Industrial Technology Career Training Call for Details 6-9 pm varies Study some of the following topics at your own pace: AC/DC, Electrical, Boiler/Steam, Plasma Cutter, Laser Cutter, Industrial Electricity, SolidWorks, Pneumatics and more! Fees and enrollment dependent upon length of course(s)

Private Security: Phases 1 & 2 (Security Guard) 1/13-2/25 W/Th W 6:30-9 pm Th 5:30-9 pm Cost does not include test fees


Private Security: Phase 3 (Private Investigator) 3/24-4/29 W/Th W 6:30-9 pm Th 5:30-9 pm Cost does not include test fees


Electrical Contractor CE Renewal Online anytimecertification.com

For full class descriptions, please go to www.pioneertech.edu, click on Classes, click on Short Term Adult Courses. NO EVENING CLASSES ON CAMPUS ON THESE DATES: Winter Break - Jan. 4

Special Interest Quilting - NEW! 1/28-3/11 Th 6-9 pm Log Cabin and Flying Geese blocks


Soap Making 2/11 Th 5-8 pm Enroll by 2/4/21 so we can order supplies


Make and Take Spa Kits 4/8 Th 5-8 pm Enroll by 4/1/21 so we can order supplies


Where are my Manners? - NEW! Call for more details Did I say that? What now? How to be a nice person in a nasty world Do Unto Others Me first/You first The hostess with the mostest How to sit in a chair Basic life courtesies The ‘one thing’ (taken from City Slickers) The philosophy of the ‘baker’s dozen’ How to set a table Table manners 101 Painting in Black and White - NEW! Call for more details This class will cover fundamental color theory with studies in value, highlight and shading. Class 1 - Color Theory - Focus on Values of White to Black. What black does to the color wheel and what white does to the color wheel. Plus, a basic instruction on brushes and mediums. Class 2 - Black and White - In depth look at white to black and black to white. Pencil on paper, and if time permits, paint. Class 3 - A review of what each does to the other, and a deep look at how black impacts white (and vice versa) with painting. Class 4 - Creating a black and white painting

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Jan. 18 Presidents’ Day - Feb. 15 Spring Break - Mar. 15-19

SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 1 Monthly online $89

SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 2 Monthly online $89

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To enroll, enclose check or go online and pay by credit card. For full class listing, please go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes, then click on Short Term and Campus Courses. New classes are always being added!

Online Courses Available If your schedule is too hectic to permit you to attend class on campus this fall, you can still take classes at home on your computer with internet access through our online partner that offers hundreds of courses.

Online Classes are available at www.pioneertech.edu ONLINE CLASSES

Go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes. Drop down and click on Online ed2go Courses for instructor-led and self-paced courses in a variety of areas. Many are six weeks long and only $89. Here are just a few...

Speed Spanish Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You will learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you will be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. ¡Qué Bueno! Writing Effective Grant Proposals Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 Preparing successful grant proposals to receive funding from corporations or foundations requires careful research, meticulous preparation, and graceful writing. This course will walk you through all of the essential steps – including an important discussion of what you must do when the grant arrives. A to Z Grant Writing Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 This informative course will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter this exciting and fulfilling field. No matter who you are or what level of experience you have, you can be a successful grant writer. You’ll find the A to Z of writing and submitting successful proposals right here. This is one of the best online grant writing courses around, whether you’re already involved in a related position or are looking to take your first step into this rewarding career. Marketing Your Business on the Internet Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you’ll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. Using Social Media in Business Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 One of the biggest challenges for business owners is finding new customers. Whether you’re a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this course will give you a solid foundation in social media marketing and using it to grow your business.



Excel Instructor-led Varies Cost Varies Self-paced Varies Cost Varies There are dozens of Excel courses to meet your needs. Choose between a variety of versions (2010, 2013, 2016, 2019/Office 365) and the level you need (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced) or learn just about Pivot Tables.

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 In this course, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website’s visibility. By the end of the course, you’ll have mastered proven, step-by-step SEO strategies that you can implement right away.

Word Instructor-led Varies Cost Varies Self-paced Varies Cost Varies There are several Word courses to meet your needs. Choose between a variety of versions (2010, 2013, 2016, 2019/Office 365) and the level you need.

Discover Sign Language Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 Discover Sign Language will teach you how to sign basic phrases and complete sentences and how to put it all together, allowing you to introduce yourself and start a conversation.

PowerPoint Instructor-led Varies Cost Varies Self-paced Varies Cost Varies There are several PowerPoint courses to meet your needs. Choose between a variety of versions (2010, 2013, 2016, 2019/Office 365) and the level you need.

Understanding the Cloud Instructor-led 6 weeks $89 Self-paced 3 months $115 What is the cloud? If you have trouble answering this question, you are not alone. In this course, you will explore how the cloud works, what drives its incredible growth, and how you can use cloud services.

QuickBooks Instructor-led Varies Cost Varies Self-paced Varies Cost Varies There are several QuickBooks courses to meet your needs. Choose between a variety of versions (2013-2019) as well as the level you need. Creating Web Pages Instructor-led 6 weeks Self-paced 3 months Create and post your very own website using HTML.

$89 $115


Go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes. Drop down and click on Online ed2go Career Training for lengthy courses that often lead to industry-recognized certification.

Business & Industry Services

Our flexible one-on-one instruction for business executives and customized courses for your employees are just a few of the options that are available at Pioneer Tech!

Training . . .

YOUR TIME. YOUR PLACE. YOUR WAY. The BIS Team is Committed to Your Success Agricultural Business Management

The Agricultural Business Management program offers farm/ranch families a variety of services including Quicken record keeping, assistance with preparing farm plans, farm loans, financial statements, marketing, and tax planning. We assist the farmer/ rancher to achieve their needs and goals and offer agricultural seminars that are relevant to today’s rural community. g Contact Jeff Lockett @ 580.718.4240

Bid Assistance Program

The Bid Assistance program offers personalized services with bid leads, contracting opportunities, solicitation and proposal package review. In addition the program provides assistance with SAM registrations, SBA certification programs, e-commerce with the federal government, and marketing research. Training seminars and one-on-one consultations are also available. g Contact Dawn Brakey @ 580.718.4261

Business Incubator

The Business Incubator is a certified facility designed to create and nurture the growth and development of a new or start-up business. Space is available for service, light manufacturing, food production, and wholesale startup businesses. g Contact Robert Howard @ 580.718.4239

Business & Industry Services Coordinator

Leadership Development

This coordinator provides organizations with customized training based on their needs and objectives. Class times can be flexible and training can be done on site or on Pioneer Tech’s campus. g Contact Sylvia Urioste @ 580.718.4275

Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) provides organizational consulting to help your company keep up in today’s fast-changing and competitive work environment. Class times can be flexible and training can be done at your site or on Pioneer Tech’s campus. g Contact Corbin Dewitt 580.718.4350

Entrepreneurial Services

Manufacturing Extension Agent

These services are designed to offer professional assistance in the preparation of a business plan, loan proposal or financial projections to obtain funds necessary to start a business or expand an existing business. The program provides business development classes and one-on-one counseling sessions for entrepreneurs and business start-ups. g Contact Ben Evans @ 580.718.4262

Industry Training/Truck Driver Training

The industry training program is designed to fit a variety of skill requirements found in today’s business and industry. These training programs can be customized to fit specific industry and client needs. The training can be held on Pioneer Tech’s campus, the client’s facility or other appropriate location. Pioneer Tech is the direct contact for Oklahoma’s Training for Industry Program (TIP). TIP provides supplemental training funds to expanding industries. g Contact Johnny Thornburgh @ 580.718.4328

The manufacturing extension agent provides outreach to manufacturers all over northwest Oklahoma offering resources and programs to maximize efficiencies and profitability. Some of the initiatives include engineering and technical assistance, business-to-business collaborations, export assistance, new product development, improving work-flow processes and quality control. The agent utilizes CareerTech Centers’ Business and Industry Services divisions as its primary resources for training and support to participating companies. g Contact Janet Schwabe @ 580.718.4309

Plan Room

Pioneer Technology Center’s Plan Room was established in 2003 with the help of community partners like Ponca City Development Authority and Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. The Plan Room makes it possible for users to receive information on all construction projects that report to Construct Connect and several engineering firms in Oklahoma with 24 hour a day access. As part of the Business Incubator facility, the Plan Room is a resource for local contractors to receive information needed to bid on commercial and government contracts. The Plan Room has consistently assisted local contractors in obtaining projects that impact their combined volumes at multi-million dollar levels. g Contact Dawn Brakey @ 580.718.4261

Safety Training

In Pioneer Tech’s Safety Training program, we can deliver safety training related to your specific needs! This customized training can be held on the Pioneer Tech campus, the client’s facility, or other appropriate locations. g Contact Carl Storm @ 580.718.4372

Small Business Management

The Small Business Management program benefits small business owners and managers focusing on operation and management skills. Small Business Management is client driven; therefore, classes and one-on-one assistance reflect the needs of the client. g Contact Robert Howard @ 580.718.4239

Pioneer Technology Center 2101 North Ash Street. Ponca City, OK 74601

Non-Profit Org. ECRWSS U.S.Postage PAID Tulsa, OK Permit No. 932

580.762.8336 • 1.866.612.4782 www.pioneertech.edu

IMPORTANT . . . PLEASE REVIEW ENROLLMENT Full payment of fees is due at the time of enrollment. Class space is not reserved without fee payment. All special testing fees for certifications are not included in the course fees. Cash, credit card or check is accepted to pay for course fees. The minimum for a credit card transaction is $20.

SPECIAL NOTES Company and agency billings are gladly accepted. A third-party billing form must be completed by the student and an authorized agent before enrollment is accepted.

Anyone age 16 or older may enroll in a short-term class on a first come, first serve basis. Certain age regulations may apply.

Pioneer Technology Center reserves the right to cancel classes, to change instructors, to alter time schedules, and to make any other changes necessary to facilitate the instructional process for the community’s adult students. All classes are subject to minimum enrollment requirements.

Enrollment is taken by the Adult Training and Development staff Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., or Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City Campus. Call the Adult Training and Development Office at (580) 718-4223 for more information. (Office hours may vary due to holiday schedules and school breaks) REFUND POLICY The class fee is refundable in full if the class is canceled by the technology center. Student requested tuition refunds for short-term classes are as follows:

Before class begins

Full refund less $10 processing fee

Prior to second class meeting

Full refund less $10 processing fee

After second class meeting




TRANSFERRING Students may transfer to another class prior to the second class meeting of both classes. There will be a $10 processing fee. The difference in the class fee less the processing fee will be refunded. If the student transfers to a class with a higher fee, the student will pay the difference in the class fee plus the $10 processing fee.

Pioneer Technology Center is not responsible for loss of or damage to any personal items left on campus. CRIME AWARENESS In compliance with the “Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990,” Pioneer Technology Center shall make available upon request an annual security report containing information in regard to campus security policies and campus crime statistics relating to the institution. Pioneer Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, religion, disability or veteran status. Inquiries concerning application of this policy should be made to Karl Lynes or Pam Dickerson, Co-Compliance Officers at (866) 612-4782 or at 2101 N. Ash, Ponca City, OK. PLEASE NOTE Prices in this brochure are reflective of our fees for residents who live in the Pioneer Technology Center district. If you live outside of the Pioneer Technology Center district, your tuition is double. Please call 580-718-4223 for pricing information. Sending School Personnel - Ask us about the 50% off tuition discount on some of the short-term adult classes available for members of the faculty/staff from our sending schools.

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AT&D Schedule Winter/Spring 2021  

AT&D Schedule Winter/Spring 2021