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Adult Training & Development

ENROLLMENT BEGINS DECEMBER 4 Special Education Paraprofessional Training Now Available 8 ALL NEW Special Interest Classes 5 ALL NEW Culinary Classes

WINTER SPRING 2 0 1 8


2018

ADULT CLASS SCHEDULE PIONEER TECHNOLOGY CENTER Class

Start

End

Day(s)

Time

Cost

3/26

3/29

M-Th

6-9 pm

$205

Automotive and Bus Driver Training School Bus Driver Training

NOTE: Must have CDL permit with P and S endorsements, and air brakes if needed to enroll in this class. Practice Drive: April 7, 2018 Drive Test: April 14, 2018 Driver Safety: AARP Sponsored*

2/5

2/6

M/T

6-9:30 pm

$20

Driver Safety: AARP Sponsored*

4/2

4/3

M/T

6-9:30 pm

$20

Driver Safety: AARP Sponsored*

6/4

6/5

M/T

6-9:30 pm

$20

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

Business and Professional Development Manager’s Tool Belt

1/11

3/1

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 Know Thyself: Using Real Colors® as a Management Tool h Transitioning Into Management h Creating a Workplace of Accountability h Using Motivation in Developing Teams h Coaching for Continuous Improvement h Developing Communication Skills for Today’s Manager h Attaining Results with Time Management h Managing Performance and Giving Feedback

1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1

Computers/Technology Introduction to Personal Computers

1/22

2/14

M/W

9 am-noon

$125

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Level 1

1/22

1/30

M/T

6-9 pm

$74

iPad/iPhone Basics

1/30

1/30

T

11 am-1 pm

$20

AutoCAD 2015

2/5

5/7

M/W

6-9 pm

399

Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1

2/5

2/13

M/T

6-9 pm

$74

Digital Photography

2/13

2/22

T/Th

6-9 pm

$74

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Level 2

2/26

3/6

M/T

6-9 pm

$74

Advanced Digital Photography

3/6

3/15

T/Th

6-9 pm

$59

PhotoShop

4/10

4/19

T/Th

6-9 pm

$89

Lightroom

5/8

5/17

T/Th

6-9 pm

$79

Online

$199

QuickBooks 2016

Monthly

Introduction to QuickBooks 2016 Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program.

In 12 lessons, you’ll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Intermediate QuickBooks 2016 You’ll learn to manage multiple company files, export and import list data from one file to another, and make journal entries. If your business handles inventory, you’ll learn how to enter price levels and track discounts and credits. You’ll even learn how to track mileage on vehicles you use in your business. This course also covers many other common topics that small business owners encounter, including creating customer statements, assessing finance charges on overdue balances, using QuickBooks’ batch invoicing features to create multiple invoices, and writing off past due balances when the customer won’t pay. Finally, you’ll learn how to enter common owner transactions, including when the owner takes money out of the business or invests new capital. You’ll even learn how to deal with those difficult situations where you may pay for a business transaction using personal cash. The course concludes with a discussion of how to track loans and use the budgeting feature to better plan and control your business.

Culinary Arts Quick Breads NEW!

1/11

1/11

Th

6-9 pm

$30

Warm and delicious muffins and breads from apple to zucchini and everything in between. Six recipes that will pair wonderfully with the perfect cup of coffee or a spot of hot tea. Cupcake Crazy NEW!

2/8

2/8

Th

6-9 pm

$30

Not just your average cupcakes. From fun frosting to surprise fillings, these little cakes will be the hit of your next party or perfect for a sweet treat for a special someone.


Class

Start

End Day(s)

3/15

3/15

Time

Cost

Culinary Arts Pizza Pizzazz NEW!

Th

6-9 pm

$30

ho doesn’t love Pizza? Learn how to start at the beginning with the crust, hit the sauces in the middle W and turn it up with the toppings! Super Sandwiches NEW! 4/19 4/19 Th 6-9 pm $30 From hot to cold and wraps to folds, six different sandwiches to make meal time bold! Summer Salads NEW! 5/10 5/10 Th 6-9 pm

$30

​When the temps are high and you’re looking for a cool meal, these plated salads will seal the deal.

Health, Medical & Wellness EMT - Call for dates and prework!

Mid Jan.

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

5:30-9:30 pm

$995

Online

$169

CMA - Certified Medication Aide

5/7

5/18

M-F

8:30 am-3 pm

$385

CMA Continuing Ed

3/27

3/27

T

8 am-4:30 pm

$34

CNA - Long Term Care Nurse Aide

1/23

2/14

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$495

CNA - Long Term Care Nurse Aide

2/20

3/14

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$495

CNA - Long Term Care Nurse Aide

4/3

4/25

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$495

CNA - Long Term Care Nurse Aide

6/5

6/28

M-F

8:30 am-2:30 pm

$495

CPR - American Heart Association

1/31

1/31

W

6-9 pm

$39

CPR - American Heart Association 3/28 3/28 W 6-9 pm First Aid 2/7 2/7 W 6-9 pm

$39

First Aid

4/11

4/11

W

6-9 pm

$36

MAT Full Course

1/25

1/26

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$65

MAT Full Course

2/22

2/23

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$65

MAT Full Course

3/15

3/16

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$65

MAT Full Course

4/26

4/27

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$65

MAT Full Course

5/24

5/25

Th/F

8 am-4:30 pm

$65

MAT Update

2/15

2/15

Th

8 am-4:30 pm

$39

MAT Update

4/19

4/19

Th

8 am-4:30 pm

$39

$36

Phlebotomy

1/23

3/15

T/Th

6-9 pm

$249

Phlebotomy

3/26

5/16

M/W

6-9 pm

$249

Medical Terminology - Call if taking for LPN placement! Online $65

Industry Trades

Welding - Advanced

1/22

4/23

M/W

6-9 pm

$540

Welding - Beginning

1/23

3/15

T/Th

6-9 pm

$360

Welding - Beginning

4/3

5/24

T/Th

6-9 pm

$360

Competent Person Scaffold Builder

3/13

3/15

T-Th

8 am-3 pm

$199

his class provides classroom and hands-on training in how to build scaffolding. The course provides the T 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. Backyard Shed

3/26

4/18

M/W

6-9 pm

$149

earn how to build a shed, what materials you need, how much of each item, construction, shortcuts, L tips and more. With the help of your instructor and “team” of classmates, build a shed during the class. Having worked through your questions with hands-on experience, erect a shed in your own backyard! Introduction to Machining

Call for dates!

6-9 pm

$399

his course is an ideal introduction to today’s machine tool industry, equipping students with a solid T understanding of the fundamentals of machining skills. The course 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.

Security Guard

Private Security: Phases 1 & 2 (Guard)

1/30

3/14

T/W

6-9 pm

$164

Private Security: Phase 3 (Private Inv.)

3/27

5/2

T/W

6-9 pm

$139


Class

Start

End Day(s)

1/25

3/8

Time

Cost

Special Interest Crazy Quilts and More NEW!

Th

6-9 pm

$69

This class includes a review of methods of making crazy quilts as well as new blocks. Also included are a variety of methods (using your sewing machine’s decorative stitches, using hand stitching & embroidery, as well as adding appliqué) of embellishing crazy quilt blocks as well as the whole quilt. Poetry Writing

2/20

3/13

T

6-8:30 pm

$45

o you love to write poetry but would like to find out how to be inspired by more of your surroundings? D 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; as we explore writing from our experiences, photography, nature and more. We’ll learn about poetry, about inspiration, and, most important, we’ll write! Power Tools 101 NEW!

1/22

1/22

M

6-9 pm

$20

Overcome your fear of power tools and learn the safe and proper way to use them. Curio Cabinet NEW!

1/29

2/12

M/W

6-9 pm

$129

Build this adorable cabinet that you can use anywhere in your home or office…or it would make a great gift. Spring Pallet Yard Art NEW!

3/5

3/7

M/W

6-8 pm

$25

We’ll do some construction (it’s simple, really) and then decorate our bunnies and chicks! Learn to Sell on eBay

2/20

3/1

T/Th

6-9 pm

4/3 4/12 T/Th 6-9 pm NOTE: You must have eBay and PayPal accounts set up before the first night of class. Turn your unwanted items into cash with this class. You will learn how to: h Create professional clear listings h Take good pictures of your items h Packaging ideas h Keywords and how to use them h How to maintain top-rated seller status and why that’s important

$59 $59

Investments 101

1/18

2/8

Th

6:30-8 pm

$35

Social Security seminar FREE!

2/8

2/8

Th

6:30-8 pm

FREE

Basic Couponing

3/5

3/5

M

6-8 pm

$25

6-8 pm

$25

6-8:30 pm

$45

Learn some basic information about saving money using coupons. Genealogy Basics Basket making NEW!

Call for dates!

1/25

2/1

Th

Enroll by 1/18/18 for this class so the instructor can purchase necessary supplies. Pay $25 to Pioneer Tech and pay instructor $20 the first night of class. Learn how to make a small “square to round” handleless basket. Working at home between classes is imperative to complete the project. Basic Watercolor NEW!

2/15

2/22

Th

6-8:30 pm

$35

nroll by 2/8/18 for this class so the instructor can purchase necessary supplies. Pay $25 to Pioneer Tech E and pay instructor $10 the first night of class. Learn basic watercolor techniques and use a variety of papers and pens in addition to paints. Take your beautiful creation with you! Broom making NEW!

3/15

3/15

Th

6-9 pm

$60

nroll by 3/1/18 for this class so the instructor can purchase necessary supplies. Pay $25 to Pioneer Tech E and pay the instructor $35 the first night of class. Learn how to make a handmade broom and whisks from centuries old techniques. You will make one broom (called besom, cobwebber or witches broom) and either one or two whisks. Hand and arm strength are essential. Special Ed Paraprofessional Training NEW!

4/2

4/25

M/W

6-9 pm

$129

A paraprofessional works under the supervision of a certified instructor to help ensure students with disabilities succeed in the classroom. Must have high school diploma or equivalency to enroll. SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 1

OFFERED MONTHLY ONLINE!

$89

SAT/ACT Preparation Part I will give you all the information you need to do well on the verbal questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT verbal sections are called the Reading Test, the English Test and the Science Test. The Reading Test and the English Test assess your knowledge of English usage, grammar and reading comprehension. This course will provide you with a grammar and usage review specifically geared to the rules that you’ll be tested on in the ACT. Also learn to maximize your time on reading comprehension passages and the science test. In addition to preparing you for specific question types on both exams, this course will give you pointers in time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. Weekly assignments will encourage you to work with your fellow classmates and your instructor to maximize your performance on all aspects of the verbal questions of the ACT and SAT.


Class

Start

SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 2

End

Day(s)

Time

Cost $89

OFFERED MONTHLY ONLINE!

Both the ACT and the SAT contain verbal and math question types. SAT/ACT Preparation Part 2 will give you all the information you need to do well on the math questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT math tests your knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic statistics. This course provides you with a complete math review of all these subjects. We’ll also show you how to use your time wisely so that you finish as many math questions as possible in the 60 minutes the ACT gives you for the math test. In addition to preparing you for specific question types on both exams, this course will give you pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. Weekly assignments encourage you to work with your fellow classmates and your instructor to maximize your performance on all aspects of the math questions of the ACT and SAT. Taken with Part 1, this course will prepare you to excel in all sections of the undergraduate college entrance exams and provide you with the means to achieve your best potential score!

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 15 February 19 March 19-23 March 29 March 30 May 28

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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?

Online Courses Available with

ed2go

INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSES:

Go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes. Drop down and click on Online ed2go Courses. Many are six weeks long and only $89.

LENGTHIER COURSES:

Go to www.pioneertech.edu and click on Classes. Drop down and click on Online ed2go Career Training. These courses 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!


The BIS Team is 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 organizations and businesses to ensure that PTC’s educational enhancement opportunities meet the needs of their workforce. 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

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 leadership workshops and other customized training based on organizational needs. g Contact 580.718.4222

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 the development of written safety policies. 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

Entrepreneurial Services

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. g Contact 580.718.4222

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. Additionally, the Small Business Management 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 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

RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER

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

NO REFUND

Textbooks

NO REFUND

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 Kahle Goff 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.

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 Kahle Goff or Pam Dickerson, Co-Compliance Officers at (866) 612-4782 or at 2101 N Ash, Ponca City, OK

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