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Pioneer Technology Center Winter/Spring 2017

Adult Training & Development

New this season GOOGLE TOOLS

PLANSWIFT FOR CONTRACTORS 6 ALL NEW CULINARY COURSES INVESTMENT 101 3 ALL NEW SEWING CLASSES

and much more...

Enrollment Begins Dec. 1

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2017

ADULT CLASS SCHEDULE PIONEER TECHNOLOGY CENTER Class

Start

End Day(s)

Time

Cost

Automotive and Bus Driver Training Air Brakes for School Bus Drivers

3/23

3/23

Th

6-9 pm

CDL School Bus Drivers

3/20

3/22

M/T/W

6-9 pm

$40

School Bus Driver Training

3/27

3/30

M-Th

6-9 pm

$205

Driver Safety: AARP Sponsored

2/6

2/7

M/T

6-9:30 pm

$20

Driver Safety: AARP Sponsored

4/3

4/4

M/T

6-9:30 pm

$20

6/5

6/6

M/T

6-9:30 pm

$20

Driver Safety: AARP Sponsored

$30

Call 580-716-8277 to enroll in Driver Safety classes

Computers/Technology Advanced Digital Photography

3/21

3/30

T/Th

6-9 pm

$59

Beginning Lightroom and PhotoShop

4/18

4/27

T/Th

6-9 pm

$79

Digital Photography

2/21

3/2

T/Th

6-9 pm

$74

Google Tools NEW!

1/11

3/8

W

5-6 pm

$39

Introduction to Personal Computers

1/24

2/16

T/Th

9 am-noon

$125

iPad/iPhone Workshop

2/1

2/1

W

11 am-1 pm

$20

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Level 1

1/17

1/25

T/W

6-9 pm

$74

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Level 2

2/27

3/8

M/W

6-9 pm

$74

Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1

2/14

2/22

T/W

6-9 pm

$74

Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 2

3/20

3/29

M/W

6-9 pm

$74

PC Repair

1/18

4/26

W

6-9 pm

$395

This course offers independent study with instructor/facilitator checkpoints once/week to go over questions and do any hands-on instruction. Students must have their own computer for the self-study portion of the class. PlanSwift NEW!

1/23

2/9

M/Th

6-9 pm

$95

PlanSwift is an easy to learn Takeoff and Estimating Software capable of uploading all major CAD and image file types. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

online

$89

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

online

$89

QuickBooks 2016 Series

online

$199

Culinary Arts Couples Cooking NEW menu!

2/9

2/9

Th

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

Get ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone! Romantic recipes designed for two. Menu: Strawberry spinach salad, flat iron steak for two, Hasselback potatoes, herb and cheddar beer bread, Cupid’s chocolate cobbler. Dinner on the Fly NEW!

2/23

2/23

Th

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

Make ahead freezer friendly casseroles and quick fix meals. Bring your family together for mealtime during busy weeks. Menu: Made ahead lasagna, chicken enchiladas, speedy stroganoff, sausage sauté and a few other quick fixes. Southern Comfort NEW!

3/9

3/9

Th

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

Take a culinary trip to the south with these hearty stick to your rib recipes just like grandma used to make. And while you’re there, sip on some of momma’s sweet tea to cool down in the kitchen. Menu: Southern sweet tea, granny’s chicken and noodles, marinated cucumber salad, crispy cajun pork chops, candied yams, sautéed greens, corn muffins, and dessert! Mother/Daughter Tea NEW!

3/23

3/23

Th

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

Gather together to get tips and recipes to celebrate the little princess inside us all. We will make two different hot teas, infused iced tea, variety of tea sandwiches with homemade fillings, strawberry shortcake sammies, plus learn how to make a couple of cute and easy tea party favors. Spring Brunch NEW!

4/6

4/6

Th

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

A collection of recipes to bring delight to any Easter, Bridal or Mother’s Day brunch. Menu: Ham and egg baskets, bacon wrapped kielbasa with brown sugar bourbon glaze, crispy garlic parmesan baby potatoes, caprese skewers, lemon blueberry bunt, carrot raisin breakfast bread/muffins, plus a special pre-set idea. Mexican Fiesta NEW!

4/27

4/27

Th

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

Gather your familia and check out these south of the border recipes just in time for Cinco de Mayo. Menu: Carne asada and Baja fish street tacos, cheese enchiladas with scratch enchilada sauce, classic mexi rice, salsa, guacamole, and Tres Leches cake.


Class

Start

End Day(s)

Time

Cost

Health, Medical & Wellness Anatomy & Physiology Online - Call if taking for LPN placement!

Online

$149

CMA - Certified Medication Aide

5/15

5/26

M-F

8:30 am-3 pm

$355

CMA Continuing Ed

2/10

2/10

F

8 am-4:30 pm

$34

CNA - Certified Nurse Aide

1/17

2/8

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$470

CNA - Certified Nurse Aide

2/13

3/9

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$470

CNA - Certified Nurse Aide

3/20

4/12

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$470

CNA - Certified Nurse Aide

4/17

5/10

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$470

CPR - American Heart Association

3/7

3/7

T

6 pm - 9 pm

$25

CPR - American Heart Association

5/9

5/9

T

6 pm - 9 pm

$25

CPR for Health Care Provider

3/1

3/2

W/Th

5:30-9:30 pm

$65

This class is designed for healthcare providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings. Review how to provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. EMT

1/5

6/10

various

5:30-9:30 pm

$995

Call ahead to get prerequisites that MUST be completed before enrollment! First Aid

3/21

3/21

T

6-9 pm

$25

First Aid

5/23

5/23

T

6-9 pm

$25

MAT Full Course

2/2

2/3

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$60

MAT Full Course

3/2

3/3

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$60

MAT Full Course

4/6

4/7

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$60

MAT Full Course

5/4

5/5

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$60

MAT Update

2/10

2/10

F

8 am-4:30 pm

$35

MAT Update

3/10

3/10

F

8 am-4:30 pm

$35

MAT Update

5/12

5/12

F

8 am-4:30 pm

$35

Medical Terminology Online - Call if taking for LPN placement!

Online

$55

Phlebotomy Call

6-9 pm

$223

Industry Trades Code Update: Plumbing

1/21

1/21

Sa

7:30 am-3 pm

$110

Code Update: Mechanical

2/18

2/18

Sa

7:30 am-3 pm

$110

Competent Person Scaffold Builder

3/27

3/29

M-W

8 am - 3 pm

$199

This class provides classroom and hands-on training for how to build scaffolding. The course provides the opportunity to test for the Scaffold Training Institute of Texas National Certification. Successful completion of this class may assist you in obtaining employment with a sub-contractor for Phillips 66. Introduction to Machining

Call

6-9 pm

$399

This course is an ideal introduction to today’s machine tool industry, equipping students with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of machining skills. It offers thorough coverage of such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, lathe turning, milling and grinding processes and an introduction to CNC. Print Reading for Industry

3/23

5/4

Th

Welding - Beginning

1/10

4/11

6-9 pm

$69

T/Th

6-9 pm

$540

Welding - Advanced 1/9 4/12 M/W

6-9 pm

$540

Security Guard: Phases 1 & 2

2/22

4/19

W/Th

6-9 pm

$154

Security Guard: Phase 3 NEW!

4/26

6/1

W/Th

6-9 pm

$129

5/8

5/8

M

5:30-8:30 pm

$25

Security Guard

Special Interest Canvas Creation NEW!

Come and try your hand at canvas painting with help (if you need it) and lots of fun!


Class

Start

End Day(s)

Time

Cost

Genealogy Basics

1/12

1/19

Th

6-9 pm

$25

Genealogy Basics

4/10

4/24

M

6-9 pm

$25

6:30-8 pm

$35

Genealogy 1-on-1 NEW! Call

Work individually with the instructor on your personal project. Investment 101 NEW!

1/19

2/16

Th

Do you have the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At our financial workshop, you’ll learn key principles of saving and investing, and also learn specific strategies to help you reach your long-term financial goals. We will cover key features of bonds, stocks and mutual funds as ll as steps you can take to prepare for retirement, how insurance can help protect against unexpected life events, and the basics of estate planning. Social Security seminar NEW! FREE!

2/16

2/16

Th

6:30-8 pm

FREE

Poetry Writing NEW!

1/23

2/13

M

6-8:30 pm

$45

Do you love to write poetry but would like to find out how to be inspired by more of your surroundings? Have you always wanted to know more about writing different types of poetry but never had the time to really explore them on your own? No matter your experience, this class is for you! Come join us as we write haiku, acrostics, sonnets, and more; explore writing from your experiences, photography, nature and more. We’ll learn about poetry, inspiration and most important; we’ll write! Quilt Sampler Blocks & Settings NEW!

1/19

3/9

Th

6-9 pm

$69

Students will explore different sampler block patterns by learning different piecing techniques. Class will include ideas about how to set these blocks together as a quilt top. Simple table runners NEW!

2/27

2/27

M

6-9 pm

$25

Bring your sewing machine and a yard or two of fabric and we’ll create a table runner for your table or to give away. These can be reversible, trimmed and include multiple fabrics. Let your imagination run wild! Simple pillow covers NEW!

1/23

1/23

M

6-9 pm

$25

Bring your sewing machine and a yard or two of fabric and we’ll create some simple covers to bring new life to outdated pillows. Speed Spanish

online

$89

Discover Sign Language

online

$89

Business and Professional Development Selecting a Business Entity

3/30

3/30

Th

10 am-noon

FREE

Oklahoma Business Tax Class

3/15

3/15

W

9-11 am

FREE

Oklahoma Business Tax Class

5/17

5/17

W

9-11 am

FREE

9-11 am

FREE

Oklahoma Business Tax Class

6/19

6/19

M

Manager’s Tool Belt  

1/19

4/27

Th

11:30 am-1:30 pm $499

For the newer manager or supervisor, our eight session “Manager’s Tool Belt” program is the solution to provide the basic foundation to spark confidence and competence. The topics for this program include: h Transitioning Into Management h  Know Thyself: Using Real Colors® as a Management Tool h  Creating a Workplace of Accountability                           h  Using Motivation in Developing Teams                           h  Attaining Results with Time Management          h  Coaching for Continuous Improvement                         h  Developing Communication Skills for Today’s Manager     h  Managing Performance and Giving Feedback                

1/19 2/2 2/16 3/2 3/9 3/30 4/13 4/27

Leadership Team Huddles

Invest in the development of your team by holding customized team huddles. Huddles are facilitated by members of Pioneer Tech’s Leadership Development Team. The investment for huddles varies depending on scope and schedule of team huddles. Huddles can be weekly or monthly and center on the following professional development topics: Giving Feedback, Creating a Coaching Culture, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Lencioni), Mentoring, Employee Engagement, 10 Leadership Strategies to Implement Now New! Or any customized topic of your choice! Leadership Coaching

For ultimate customization in your development experience get coaching from Pioneer Tech’s credentialed business and life coach, Molly Kyler. Coaching sessions are about maximizing your potential. Your first session is complimentary, single sessions are $100. Multiple session discounts are available. Call 580.718.4304 or e-mail Molly Kyler at mollyk@pioneertech.edu for coaching information.


SM I T H B I T S E M P L O Y E E S

We’re here to help . . .

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Pioneer Tech’s Self Employment training program can guide you through the process from business plan to marketing ideas!

Contact Bonnie Cook 580.718.4262 bonniec@pioneertech.edu

Want a quick certification that can lead to a new job? Adult Training & Development has several courses leading to certifications including: hCertified Nurse Aide hEMT hSecurity Guard hScaffold Builder hSchool Bus Driver hWelding

580.718.4223 www.pioneertech.edu

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NO EVENING CLASSES ON THESE DATES: For full class descriptions, please go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes and then click on Short Term Online and Campus Programs. New classes are always being added!

Martin Luther King Day Presidents Day Spring Break Good Friday Eve Good Friday Memorial Day

January 16 February 20 March 13-17 April 13 April 14 May 29

Pioneer Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, religion, disibility, or veteran status. Inquiries concerning application of this policy should be made to Kahle Goff or Pam Dickerson, Co-Compliance Officers at (866) 612-4782 or at 2101 N Ash, Ponca City, OK


Business and Industry Services Committed to Your Success In today’s competitive marketplace, a highly trained workforce can make a significant impact on profits and efficiency. The Business and Industry Services (BIS) Center has the flexibility to custom tailor training and education to help you or your business maximize these resources in the following areas: Agricultural Business Management

Industry Training

The Agricultural Business Management program offers farm families a variety of services including Quicken record keeping, assistance with preparing farm plans, farm loans, financial statements, marketing, and tax planning. Individual farm visits are planned to determine the individual farmer’s needs and goals. g Contact Jeff Lockett @ 580.718.4240

The industry training programs can be customized to fit specific industry and client needs. Pioneer Tech is your direct contact for Oklahoma’s Training for Industry Program (TIP) and Existing Industry program, which supplements training funds to expanding industries and provides training assistance for new skills training for current Oklahoma industries. g Contact Johnny Thornburgh @ 580.718.4328

Bid Assistance Program

Manufacturing Extension Agent

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, and 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 & Industry Services Coordinator

This coordinator works with a variety of educational institutions, organizations, and businesses to ensure that recruitment, enrollment, educational enhancement and placement services meet the needs of the diverse populations within the district. g Contact Sylvia Urioste @ 580.718.4275

Manufacturing extension agents are trained by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce to evaluate and determine eligibility for state incentives such as tax credits and sales tax exemptions. The Manufacturing Alliance offers all the free assistance you need to apply for the Quality Jobs incentive program, which gives qualifying Oklahoma companies tax rebates for expanding and creating new jobs. g Contact Brian Lane @ 580.718.4309

Organizational and Leadership Development

This program provides customized training support, along with coaching and consulting services for organizational leaders and employees. The Organizational and Leadership Development program also provides Franklin Covey’s Working at the Speed of Trust workshops and other customized training based on organizational needs. g Contact Molly Kyler @ 580.718.4304

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 iSqFt and several engineering firms in Oklahoma with 24 hours 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

PTC’s Safety Services include safety consultation, training, and development services. In addition, we offer annual OSHA compliance training or customized training. This program can help businesses with goals to include annual worker’s compensation premium reductions, decreased accident rates, and improved state or federal facility audits. g Contact Carl Storm @ 580.718.4372

Self Employment Training

This program is designed to offer professional assistance in the preparation of a business plan, loan proposal or financial projections to obtain the money necessary to start a business or expand an existing business. The program provides business development classes and one-on-one counseling sessions in order to make the mission possible. Additionally, the Self Employment representative oversees a Certified Business Incubator facility designed to create and nurture the growth and development of a new or start-up business. g Contact Bonnie Cook @ 580.718.4262

Small Business Management

The Small Business Management program benefits small business owners and managers by helping to improve their business and human resource management skills. The purpose of this program is to help participants become more knowledgeable and competitive in the business arena. g Contact Robert Howard @ 580.718.4239


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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!

Can’t make it to the Pioneer Tech Campus? No Worries!

Online Courses Available with

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

Online Classes are available at www.pioneertech.edu Go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes. Drop down and click on Online ed2go Courses for instructor-led courses in a variety of areas. Many are six weeks long and only $89. Some examples are: • MS EXCEL • CREATING WEB PAGES • ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS • PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS • A TO Z GRANT WRITING 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. Some examples are: • FORENSIC COMPUTER EXAMINER • ADVANCED CODING FOR THE PHYSICIAN’S OFFICE • HOME INSPECTION CERTIFICATE

NEVER STOP LEARNING.

www.pioneertech.edu

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Pioneer Technology Center 2101 North Ash Street. Ponca City, OK 75601

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

580.762.8336 • 1.866.612.4782 www.pioneertechedu

RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER

IMPORTANT . . . PLEASE REVIEW SPECIAL NOTES ENROLLMENT Full payment of fees is due at the time of enrollment. Class space is not Company and agency billings are gladly accepted. A third-party billing form reserved without fee payment. All special testing fees for certifications are not must be completed by the student and an authorized agent before enrollment included in the course fees. Cash, credit card or check is accepted to pay for is accepted. course fees. The minimum for a credit card transaction is $20. Pioneer Technology Center reserves the right to cancel classes, to change instructors, to alter time schedules, and to make any other changes necessary Anyone age 16 or older may enroll in a short-term class on a first come, first to facilitate the instructional process for the community’s adult students. All serve basis. Certain age regulations may apply. classes are subject to minimum enrollment requirements. Pioneer Technology Enrollment is taken by the Adult Training and Development staff Monday Center is not responsible for loss of or damage to any personal items left on – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., or Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at campus. 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) CRIME AWARENESS REFUND POLICY In compliance with the “Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990,” The class fee is refundable in full if the class is canceled by the technology Pioneer Technology Center shall make available upon request an annual center. Student requested tuition refunds for short-term classes are as follows: security report containing information in regard to campus security policies and campus crime statistics relating to the institution. Before class begins

Full refund less $10 processing fee

Pioneer Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, religion, disability or veteran status. Inquiries Prior to second class meeting Full refund less $10 processing fee concerning application of this policy should be made to Kahle Goff or Pam Dickerson, Co-Compliance Officers at (866)612-4782 or at 2101 N. Ash, Ponca After second class meeting NO REFUND City, OK. Textbooks NO REFUND 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 TRANSFERRING Center district, your tuition is double. Please call 580-718-4223 for pricing Students may transfer to another class prior to the second class meeting of information. 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 Sending School Personnel - Ask us about the 50% off tuition discount on some with a higher fee, the student will pay the difference in the class fee plus the of the short-term adult classes available for members of the faculty/staff from $10 processing fee. our sending schools.

PTC Spring AT&D Schedule  

Enrollment begins Dec. 1, 2017

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