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Short-Term Courses Hundreds of Courses New Classes Starting Weekly. Upgrade Job Skills. Prepare for New Career. Explore Personal Interests

Technical Skills Training. Safety Training. Fire Service Training. Computer Training Services.

ENROLLMENT CONTACTS: College Credit Daytime/Business and Industry Financial Aid Full-Time Student Student Services Testing and Assessment OTHER CONTACTS: A Business and Industry Services Director – Jenny Cypert A Ag Business Management Hershel Williams A Computer/Business Skills Cathy Battles A Evening Classes – Becky McKenzie A Director of Instruction Kim Simpson A Fire Service Training And Safety – Bennie Cope A BIS Health Classes A Manufacturing Alliance – Jim Lawson A Practical Nursing A Small Business Consultant – Stacey Golightly

Career Majors

Career Assessment & Counseling. Job Placement Assistance. Financial Aid for Adults. Scholarships for High School Students.

Contents Computer 3 Computer usiness and 5 B Professional Development 6 Maintenance Technician 7 General Interest 8 Security

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8 Driver Training

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9 Early Childcare & Education

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10 Fire Training Services

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Enrollment Guidelines • You must be at least 16 years of age to enroll in any Adult Training and Development Course. • Payment for each course is required when enrolling. • Class space is limited. • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. • Early enrollment helps keep classes from being cancelled. • Textbooks are included in the class tuition.

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School Scheduled Holidays Classes WILL NOT be held on these days September 1 Labor Day October 15-17 Fall Break November 26-28 Thanksgiving December 22-31 Christmas Break January 1-2 New Year’s

NOTE: UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, BOOKS AND TUITION ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE COURSE. Short-Term Course Cancellation Policy Pontotoc Technology Center reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollments or a complication beyond our control. Low enrollment classes may meet the first class meeting to determine actual number of enrollees. If there are not enough enrollees for the class to continue then it will be cancelled. A full refund will be processed for these cancellations.

Pontotoc Technology Center

BOARD OF EDUCATION David Lassiter | Superintendent Kenny Cundiff | President Mike Casady | Vice President John Anderson| Clerk Dr. Barry Whitworth| Member Ernie Staggs| Member

If you need to cancel from a class, it must be done by 12:00 noon the day prior to the class starting. A full refund will be processed for these cancellations.

If your future plans include obtaining a degree in your chosen career field, training you receive at Pontotoc Technology Center not only provides a solid foundation for future studies, but may also allow you to earn college credit.

It should not be assumed dismissal of the day classes means evening classes will be dismissed. Please listen to local weather information regarding school closing for day and/or evening programs.

Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

After the first class meeting, no refund will be made. Special Information

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Did You Know? Enroll by Phone for Short-Term Classes Charge to Discover, MasterCard, or Visa by calling (580) 310-2248, or faxing your enrollment information to (580)310-2295.

If you have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, you may be eligible for accommodations in the assessment process and/or classroom accommodations that will ensure that the assessment and/or classroom work accurately reflects your skills, knowledge and abilities. Contact the Director of Instructional Services at 580-310-2224 for further information. You will be asked to complete required request forms and also be required to submit documentation regarding your disability.

Enroll In Person Visit Pontotoc Technology Center’s enrollment office. You may Out-Of-District Tuition Tuition for non-technology center residents is double that of students living in any technology center district. Course prices listed in this catalog reflect in-district course costs. Students not living in a career tech district will have to pay twice the fee listed for any course they enroll in at Pontotoc Technology Center. The following cities are out-of-district cities: Konawa, Mill Creek, Ravia, Coleman, Milburn, Tishomingo, Kingston, Madill and Turner.

Non-Discrimination Statement: Pontotoc Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The Compliance Officers have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: 580-310-2280 or 580-310-2276

Computer Computer Literacy

Microsoft Office Applications

Intro to Computers with Windows 8 Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8, is a radical departure from earlier versions of Windows. This class will teach the student how to perform basic computer tasks in this new environment. 07/17 TH 8:30a-4:30p $94

Excel 2010 Beginning Learn the basics of Excel 2010 spreadsheets and how to enter and edit information, copy/paste, insert/delete rows and columns, format, save, and print. Discover Excel’s most powerful features like formulas, functions, auto sum, sorting, and creating formulas. 07/15 T 8:30a-4:30p $94 08/12 & 08/14 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72 08/26 T 8:30a-4:30p $94 09/16 & 09/18 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72 09/30 T 8:30a-4:30p $94 10/21 & 10/23 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72 11/18 & 11/20 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72 12/02 & 12/04 T/TH 1:00p-4:30p $94 01/20 & 01/22 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72 01/22 TH 8:30a-4:30p $94

Intro to Computers for Senior Adults Basic computer skills class. Each class will introduce and explore a basic computer use concept. Call Cathy Battles 580-310-2226 to sign up for the email list regarding the senior computer classes. 07/21 M 9:00a-11:00a FREE 07/21 M 1:00p-3:00p FREE **No class in August** 09/15 M 9:00a-11:00a FREE 09/15 M 1:00p-3:00p FREE 10/13 M 9:00a-11:00a FREE 10/13 M 1:00p-3:00p FREE 11/17 M 9:00a-11:00a FREE 11/17 M 1:00p-3:00p FREE 12/15 M 9:00a-11:00a FREE 12/15 M 1:00p-3:00p FREE 01/12 M 9:00a-11:00a FREE

Excel 2010 Intermediate Use the intermediate features of Excel 2010 spreadsheets with the improved office ribbon interface. Manage multiple worksheets, workbooks, and files. Create and format charts, apply functions, and customize Excel preferences. 07/24 TH 8:30a-4:30p $94 09/09 T 8:30a-4:30p $94 10/21 & 10/23 T/TH 1:00p-4:30p $94 12/09 & 12/11 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72

Keyboarding Self-paced keyboarding to learn the basic skills of touch-typing or improve your speed. $34

PowerPoint 2010 Beginning Create basic multimedia presentations using PowerPoint 2010. Learn to create and format slides with text, graphics, video, audio, animation, special effects, charts, and links to the Web. 10/07 & 10/09 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72

Computer Training Individuals or groups please contact PTC regarding high quality software training at your convenience (daytime or evening). To schedule a class, a minimum of 3 students is required; our labs can accommodate a maximum of 14 students. We currently are able to train in the following software. Online training is also available through www.ed2go.com/pontotoc.

Visio 2010 Use Microsoft Visio to create business and engineering graphics, maps, flowcharts, diagrams, calendars, and floor plans in the Windows environment. 07/29 T 8:30a-4:30p $94

Operating Systems •Windows 7•Windows 8 Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013 •Excel •Outlook •PowerPoint •Publisher •Visio •Word Adobe CS5.5 •Acrobat •InDesign•Photoshop Apple •iPad Basics• Iphone Basics Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Word 2010 Beginning Learn how to create and modify text documents with Microsoft Word 2010. Become familiar with the new Office 2007 ribbon interface and basic Word 2010 elements. Format text, paragraphs, pages, spell check, print, save documents, and much, much more! 07/10 TH 8:30a-4:30p $94 09/09 & 09/11 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72 12/02 & 12/04 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $72

Customer Service Challenging Customer Interactions Learn to deal with the “difficult customer” by using principles and skills to solve challenging customer interactions. Explore methods to overcome communication issues when dealing with customers. 08/19 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/09 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/25 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/23 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/18 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/11 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/21 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 Customer Service – Don’t Take it Personally Learn coping methods to deal with negative emotions that develop from interacting with discourteous customers. Learn to manage the emotional energy in yourself and others to satisfy the customer and maintain your own positive job attitude. 08/05 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/21 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/10 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/30 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/28 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/20 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/17 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/27 T 1:00p-5:00p $54

Other Computer Courses AutoCAD Level I Introduction to AutoCAD class covers basic drawing, editing, dimensioning, and plot commands using AutoCAD software. Students will learn how to use a template file and edit a title block with attributes. 01/08-03/12 TH 6:00p-9:00p $429 Call 580-310-2267 to enroll AutoCAD Level II This course is a continuation of Level 1, and will further develop skills for computer-aided drafting. Students will learn how to add more detail using orthographic, auxiliary, section, and isometric views. AutoCad Level 1 is a prerequisite for this course. 07/03 – 09/04 TH 6:00p-9:00p $429

Customer Relationship Management Organizations expect that all customer interaction is handled for the best outcome possible. Develop the skills to consistently provide the right customer service in the right way in every customer interaction. 07/15 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/07 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/27 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/16 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/04 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/06 T 1:00p-5:00p $54

Solid Works 2010 Provides coverage of parametric modeling tools used in mechanical design. How to utilize reference geometry, create standard parts, make 3D sketches, and apply mates. Advanced topics, such as mechanical mates, animations, configurations, surfaces, sheet metal parts, and SimulationXpress are also covered. 10/02– 12/18 TH 6:00p-9:00p $429

Customer Service Nightmares Citing bad customer service situations and learning with how each situation should have been handled is a novel, yet very effective, way to instill customer service skills. This method helps students recognize how their treatment of customers impacts how customers view their organization as a whole. 08/12 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/28 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/18 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/09 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/05 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/02 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/08 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54

ArcView 10 for Beginners This class will cover ArcView geographic information system (GIS) software for visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data. Using ArcView, you can understand the geographic context of your data, allowing you to see relationships and identify a pattern in new ways. Course includes Tutorial Manual and a 180 day trial version of ArcView 10. 24 hrs.

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Customer Service Skills for Success This seminar is aimed specifically at staff whose jobs involve frequent contact with customers either external or internal. It will focus on the specific skills needed to provide customers with excellent service. 07/22 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/14 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/04 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/24 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/22 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/13 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/09 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/15 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54

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Appraising Performance An overview of the basics of conducting performance appraisals. Learn guidelines and best practices for evaluating and improving the work performance of employees, thereby increasing quality and productivity. 07/30 W 8:30a-12:30p $54 01/14 W 1:00p-5:00p $54

Customer Service with Quality Satisfy customers – it’s everyone’s job! Customer service is delivered only when customers perceive it has been. Quality customer service is the best treatment that customers see, hear, and experience. For those who work with customers, it’s essential to understand what quality customer is and why it is important. 08/06 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/26 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/11 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/02 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/29 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/25 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/18 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54

Building Basic Self Confidence- Level 1 Discover cognitive techniques for assessing, improving, and maintaining your self-confidence to improve job performance. Change how you perceive and think about yourself. 07/09 W 8:30a-12:30p $54 08/20 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/20 T 1:00p-5:00p $54

Email and Telephone Customer Service Develop skills that will help you interact with internal and external customers in a positive and professional manner. Learn customer service principles specific to communicating via electronic media such as telephone and email. 07/08 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 07/10 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 07/30 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 08/13 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/02 T 8:30a-12:30p $54 09/23 T 8:30a-12:30p $54 10/21 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/04 TH 8:30a-12:30p $54 01/13 T 1:00p-5:00p $54

Building Basic Self Confidence- Level 2 PR Confidence is a tool to be used in your everyday life to succeed. Learn even more tools to stop second-guessing yourself, manage your fears, and become able to do more of the things that are important to you. 07/16 W 8:30a-12:30p $54 11/19 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/29 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 Business Communication Grammar! Can’t live with it; can’t live without it… Review and relearn those basic grammar rules you didn’t care about in school, but now realize their importance to being professionally successful. 07/23 W 8:30a-12:30p $54 11/12 W 1:00p-5:00p $54

Winning the Workplace Challenge This class is a researched based approach to teaching healthy and effective communication skills in the workplace. The material contained in Winning will give coworkers the skills needed to work more efficiently and successfully as a team, resolve conflict without damaging relationships, and preserve and enhance a friendly work environment. 08/13 W 9:00a-4:00p FREE 09/18 TH 9:00a-4:00p FREE 11/19 W 9:00a-4:00p FREE

Coaching Essentials for Managers Learn skills to build constructive relationships that gain a stronger commitment to improving performance and achieving results that make a difference for the organization. 07/31 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/11 T 1:00p-5:00p $54

Business and Professional Development

Conflict Management Any business professional who encounters conflict in the workplace should take this course designed to assist in identifying the sources of conflict and implementing appropriate methods to manage conflict effectively. 07/17 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/03 W 1:00p-5:00p $54

Accounting in the Workplace This class teaches accounting basics necessary to work successfully in an accounting environment. The student will understand basic accounting skills and theories including assets, liabilities, owner equity, debits, credits, revenue, and expenses. As the language of business, accounting has its own rules, terminology, and standards. Through this class, students will learn what “accounting” is and how it is used to make financial decisions that benefit businesses and individuals. 10/02/-01/13 T/TH 8:00a-12:00p $695

Effective Time Management If you struggle with managing your time effectively, in this course you will practice techniques that will help achieve more effective use of your time 07/24 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 11/06 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54

We can schedule the following courses to your convenience with as few as 3 enrollments! If you are looking for a course not currently offered, call Cathy Battles 310-2226 to discuss a customized class.

Habits of Successful People Participants qill discover how to think and behave more effectively in order to achieve better results, take responsibility, and seize opportunities. In order for organizations to be effective, individuals within that organization must be effective. Learn to break common, ineffective behaviors, create trust, and develop interdependent relationships. 07/09 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/17 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/07 W 1:00p-5:00p $54

Administrative Assistant Certification Series Students will learn the key skills and characteristics necessary to become effective and valued administrative assistants in any organization. 08/20-09/24 W 8:30a-12:30p $240

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Listen Effectively Listening effectively is something that very few people can do simply because most of us have never developed the habits that would make us effective listeners. Through listening effectively, you can get more information from the people you work with, increase others’ trust in you, reduce conflict, better understand how to motivate others, and inspire a higher level of commitment in people. Learn strategies, skills, and best practices to effectively listen to what others are saying. 07/16 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 09/03 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/16 T 1:00p-5:00p $54

Basics Level 2 AC-DC with Motor Controls More advanced AC/DC circuits. Sizing of transformers and calculating the power loads. Further in depth instruction into devices generally used in control circuits including relays, fuses, circuit breakers, motor starter/ contactors, thermal overloads, current limiting devices, and up to SCR Motor Control devices. 24-32 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA Basic Schematics and Blueprint Reading This class will cover the basics of schematics and blueprints. Symbols for electrical and hydraulic systems and how to locate and breakdown systems into sub-systems for troubleshooting. 8-16 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA

Self Management and Goal Setting Get to know yourself and set goals so that you can take advantage of opportunities, establish priorities, manage time, and achieve your dreams in life. Learn to overcome procrastination and plan projects. This course provides a checklist for self-management and tools for time management. 07/29 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/14 T 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/28 W 1:00p-5:00p $54

Basic Hydraulics This class focuses on the description and identification of components of a hydraulic system. Safety, hydraulic motors, flow controls, pressure generation. 30-40 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA

Stress Management Is Stress affecting your life? Did you know there is good stress as well as bad stress? What are the causes of stress? In this class, you will learn how to manage various the stress factors in your life! 07/23 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 10/01 W 1:00p-5:00p $54 12/10 W 1:00p-5:00p $54

Intermediate Hydraulics This class focuses on the description and identification of components of a hydraulic system. Safety, hydraulic motors, flow controls, pressure generation. 30-40 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA Advanced Hydraulics This class focuses on the description and identification of components of a hydraulic system. Safety, hydraulic motors, flow controls, pressure generation, 30-40 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA

Writing Skills for the Workplace This course focuses on developing writing skills for the workplace. Learn to correctly and effectively compose email and other written business correspondence. 10/30 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54 01/22 TH 1:00p-5:00p $54

Mechanical Systems The course objective is to instruct the participant in the safe and proper method of installing and maintaining mechanical systems in a manufacturing plant. Items covered include belt and shive inspection and installation, chain and sprockets, bearings and bushings, torque of fasteners, and proper inspection techniques. 24-32 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA

Maintenance Technician This group of classes focuses on the skills improvement for the Professional Manufacturing Maintenance Technician. The classes are designed to raise the level of understanding of principles used by most manufacturing maintenance technicians. For more information contact Jim Lawson 580-310-2227 or Cathy Battles 580-310-2226.

Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance

Basics Level 1 AC-DC with Motor Controls The basics of ac and dc circuits. Including Ohms Law, Power Theory, switches, relays, sensors, solenoids, transformers, capacitors, motors, resistors, magnetism, and measurement of volts, amps, resistance, capacitance, basic trouble shooting, basic schematics. Motor controls for DC, AC, single and three phase, limit switches, motor contactors, and thermal protection. 24-32 hours, customized to fit the company Class dates/times TBA Enroll Today! Call Jim Lawson 580-310-2227 or Cathy Battles 580-310-2226 Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is a system of Manufacturing Extension Agents (MEAs) to help manufacturing businesses find the resources needed for sustained success. The Alliance offers excellent networking opportunities and resources to find equipment, training, and technical expertise to grow your manufacturing business into the next century. For more information contact Business and Industry Services. Jim Lawson 580-310-2227.

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General Interests Welding (GMAW) The Gas Metal Arc Welding course is an introductory welding course designed for the career or non-career welding student who requires the proper safety training and necessary welding procedures to perform the GMAW process to industry standards. This course is an opportunity to learn from a professional. . Long sleeve shirt, jeans and boots are required during welding. Gloves and welding hoods are provided. 15 hours 08/19 – 09/02 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $225 11/04 – 11/18 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $225 01/13 – 01/27 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $225 Welding to Workforce Pontotoc Technology is starting an on-campus evening welding program targeting students aspiring to improve their welding skills. The intent of the program is to infuse high-demand, high-skilled welders into the local labor pool as quickly and efficiently as possible and to provide the graduate an opportunity for better employment by interviewing with local companies. 09/08 – 10/09 M/T/TH 6:00p – 10:00p $475

Spanish Learn the conversational elements of Spanish, including salutations, commonly used words and phrases and Spanish customs. 18 Hours 09/04-10/02 T/TH 6:00p-8:00p $125 10/23-11/20 T/TH 6:00p-8:00p $125 Sign Language Focus is on building sign vocabulary, finger spelling, grammar and facial expressions, use of personal space, and the development of sensitivity and awareness of the Deaf Community in America. This class if for designed for persons interested in American Sign Language and who want to learn more about deaf culture. The last class session will meet at a local restaurant for a silent meal. 14 hrs. Class makes with 4 students. 08/28-10/09 TH 6:00p-8:00p $94 Let’s Sew A “Cutting Up” Quilt Top Don’t miss out on another fun class with Janet. Materials needed are a “layer cake” which consists of 40 ten inch squares. Plus you will need two yards of sashing/border fabric, sewing machine, rotary cutter, mat, ruler, pins, scissors, and thread. 10/23 & 10/30 TH 6:00p-8:30p Free

Certified Dietary Manager

Landscaping 101 In this 15 hour class you will gain knowledge on soil, plants, food, water, temperature, medicine and all other areas of landscaping to maintain your yard. 09/8 – 09/17 M/W 6:00p – 9:00p $75 10/1 – 10/13 M/W 6:00p – 9:00p $75 11/3 – 11/12 M/W 6:00p – 9:00p $75 01/5 – 01/14 M/W 6:00p – 9:00p $75

ServSafe® Food Safety Program NC The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research and years of food sanitation training experience. Students learn to implement essential food safety practices and create a culture of food safety. All content and materials are based on actual job tasks identified by foodservice industry experts. Minimum class size: 6 students Must enroll 2 weeks prior to class date. 07/17 TH 8am – 5pm $143 09/18 TH 8am – 5pm $143 11/13 TH 8am – 5pm $143 01/15 TH 8am – 5pm $143 03/12 TH 8am – 5pm $143

Digital Photography for Beginners The beginners’ class will focus on settings and controls for cameras, elements of composition, basic photo editing, and storage and archiving of digital images. 9 hours 07/14, 07/21 & 07/28 M 6:00p-9:00p $75 09/15, 09/22 & 09/29 M 6:00p-9:00p $75 11/10, 11/17 & 11/24 M 6:00p-9:00p $75 Advanced Photography The advanced course will delve into aspects of action photography, recognizing and controlling light, and fine tuning composition. Beginning photography is a prerequisite for intermediate/advanced. Students need to bring their cameras to class, and will be asked to go on short hikes at the Technology Center, and must be willing to photograph each other and be photographed. 9 hours 08/11, 08/18 & 08/25 M 6:00p-9:00p $75 01/05, 01/12 & 01/26 M 6:00p-9:00p $75

Nutrition NC In this 20 hour class the students will learn Terminology, Food Groups, Label Reading and Food Science. Price does not include book cost. Class dates/times TBA Kitchen Essentials Part 1 NC Kitchen Ethics including Personal Responsibility and Communication in the Kitchen as well as Safety will be covered in this class. 30 hours Price does not include book cost. 08/04 – 08/25 M/W 2pm – 6pm $169

GIS (Geographic Information Systems) This class will cover ArcView geographic information system (GIS) software for visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data. Using ArcView, you can understand the geographic context of your data, allowing you to see relationships and identify a pattern in new ways. Course includes Tutorial Manual and a 180 day trial version of ArcView 10. 24 hours. Class makes with 8 students. TBA $250 Enroll Today! Call Becky McKenzie 580-310-2267 Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Security Classes

Driver Training

Phase I & II Unarmed Security Guard Prerequisite: Age 18+, additional test fee required Course includes interpreting security guard law, first aid, fire extinguishers, writing field notes and reports, interpreting legal powers, public relations, fixed post duties, patrolling, and investigating security incidents. 40 hours 08/12 - 09/10 T/W 6:00p–10:00p $170 01/13 – 02/10 T/W 6:00p–10:00p $170

Private Pilot Ground School Interested in Aviation? Want to be a pilot? Learning to fly requires both classroom and flight training. Students must purchase the study materials (approx. $290.44 list available at PTC), a small course fee of $200 and pay the written test fee at the end of the course. For more information call Becky at 580-310-2267. 24 hours Class will not meet the week of March 16th. 08/07 – 09/11 TH 6:00p-9:00p $200 + materials 01/15 – 02/19 TH 6:00p-9:00p $200 + materials Flight training will be available. Instrument Ground School to be scheduled in Spring 2015

Phase III Private Investigator Students learn the basic duties and tasks of private investigators. Topics include the laws of private investigation and surveillance. Students will receive instruction in understanding responsibilities to clients, interpreting laws of investigations, complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, conducting investigation/surveillance and locating and communicating information. Minimum age is 18 years old. Phase 1 is required for all forms of security guard licenses. 35 hours. 09/16-10/08 T/W 6:00p-10:00p $156 Phase IV Armed Security Guard Choose to qualify on either a revolver or semi-automatic pistol to fulfill the CLEET armed security guard license. Students desiring qualifications on both weapons must take the class twice. Prerequisite: Phase I & II and MMPI test. Required supplies: 400 rounds of ammunition, holster, belt and extra ammunition carrier during class. Firearm will be inspected. Range times will be during the day. 32 hours 07/02, 07/08 & 07/09 T/W 6:00p-10:00p at PTC 07/12 & 07/13 SA/SU Firing Range $142 10/22, 10/28 & 10/29 T/W 6:00p-10:00p at PTC 11/01 & 11/02 SA/SU Firing Range $142

Driver’s Education Statistically, teen drivers are involved in a high percentage of car accidents. Because of that, first-time drivers should get all the practice they can before they get behind the wheel. Prerequisite: 15 years of age and letter from your school stating that you passed the eighth grade reading exam. 08/04 – 09/30 M-TH 5:00p-TBA $277 10/06 – 12/04 M-TH 5:00p-TBA $277 01/05 – 03/02 M-TH 5:00p-TBA $277

Concealed Weapons This class allows students to apply for a license to carry a concealed handgun. The first part of the class is held at Pontotoc Technology Center (8:00a-12:00p) and will cover Oklahoma law. The afternoon session (1:00p – 5:00p) is held at a local firing range. Participants must be at least 21 years of age, provide their own weapon and 50 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection. 8 hours 07/26 SA 8:00a-5:00p $60 08/23 SA 8:00a-5:00p $60 09/27 SA 8:00a-5:00p $60 10/25 SA 8:00a-5:00p $60 11/22 SA 8:00a-5:00p $60 01/24 SA 8:00a-5:00p $60

CDL Prep Take this class if you have doubts or fears about taking the COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE EXAM. You should be able to pass the test easily after learning general safety, hazardous materials, hauling passengers and other endorsements. 09/02-09/04 T-TH 6:00p-10:00p $55 School Bus Driving This course covers legal controls, emergency procedure, student behavior management, defensive driving, bus loading, railroad crossing safety, vehicle inspection, emergency evacuation , skill maneuvers, and over – the-road driving. Students must pass CDL test and obtain their permit at the Dept. of Public Safety prior to first night of class. 07/07-07/11 M-F 5:00p-10:00p (Non-Airbrakes) 07/12 SA 8:00a-1:00p $100

Emergency Telecommunicator Course The ETC program is designed and produced by the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED). The course (40 hours minimum) is designed to train new employees unfamiliar with emergency communication centers, emergency telecommunication technology, interpersonal communication, legal issues, and job stress factors. The program takes an integrated teaching approach that features comprehensive content, multimedia presentations, and hands-on training. 40 hours Beginning this Fall $175 Enroll Today! Call Becky McKenzie 580-310-2267 Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Early Care and Education Child Development Associate (CDA) Online The Pathway to CDA is a series of 10 units of training which prepares child care providers for the National CDA credential awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition. It is the only curriculum that is eligible for a scholarship through the Scholars for Excellence in Child Care program. The textbook ($38.65) will be used for all units. Students may enroll at any time for the following classes. Call Becky McKenzie at 580-310-2267. Pathway to CDA – Unit 1 Providing for Children’s Safety 10 hours $43.50 Pathway to CDA – Unit 2 Providing for Children’s Health 10 hours $43.50

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Pathway to CDA – Unit 4 Child Growth & Development Concepts 30 hours $130.50

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Pathway to CDA – Unit 6 Guiding Children 15 hours $65.25 Pathway to CDA – Unit 7 Involving Parents and the Community 10 hours $43.50

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Pathway to CDA – Unit 8 Program Plans and Record Keeping 10 hours $43.50 Pathway to CDA – Unit 9 Developing as an Early Care Professional 10 hours $43.50 Pathway to CDA – Unit 10 Putting it all Together 15 hours $65.25

Special Education Paraprofessional Training This course which meets State of Oklahoma requirements prepares Paraprofessionals to provide services to children and youth with disabilities. Paraprofessionals assist schools in providing free and appropriate public education to students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. Prerequisites: HS Diploma or GED. 24 hours 6 Sessions 07/14 – 07/17 M-TH 9:00a - 4:00p $132 10/02 – 10/30 T/TH 6:00p - 9:00p $132

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Fire Training Services Pontotoc Technology Center Fire Training Academy 736 hours Are you interested in seeking employment in Fire, EMS, or Dispatching? Our 20 week academy can provide you the basic skills for these careers. You must be 18 years old and have a High School diploma or GED. The academy consists of 785 hours of training and hands on experience. The Academy starts August 4, 2014 classes run 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays. Enrollment packets will be available May 1, 2014. Students may apply for financial aid by calling Jannice Williams at 580-310-2223. Physical fitness and medical evaluations will be required. Applicants must go thru an interview process to be selected into the Fire Academy. The cost for this academy will be $5300. For more information contact Bennie Cope at 580-310-2276. HazMat Awareness for WMD-HazMat Emergencies Provides skill development for first responders who, in the course of their normal duties, could be the first on the scene of an emergency involving a hazardous substance. Also provides IFSAC accredited certification. The exam requires an additional one (1) hour upon course completion. Course also meets the requirements necessary to renew EMS certifications and registry. September 2014 (8 hrs)

Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Operations This course is designed to meet the needs of Company Officers responsible for managing the operations of one or more companies during structural firefighting operations. STICO is designed to develop the management skills needed by Company Officers to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. The course is ideal for any fire fighters or fire officers who may be responsible for incident command at a structure fire. Fall 2013 (16 hrs)

HazMat Operations for WMD-Haz Mat Emergencies Provides skill development necessary to safely and effectively respond to, contain, and control incidents involving hazardous substances in a defensive manner. Also provides IFSAC Accredited Certification. The exam requires an additional eight (8) hours upon completion. September 2014 (40 hrs) Rope Rescue Operations Part I Introduces basic individual skills and rescue team operations. The 16-hour program considers the rope rescue environment along with rope rescue equipment selection and use, knots, single point anchors, fixed rope systems, construction and operation of belay systems, rappelling, and system safety checks. October 10-11, 2014 (16 hrs)

Safety Training

PTC offers a variety of safety training courses to business and indursty in our area. Below is a list of a few of the safety Flammable Gas Emergencies (LPG) courses. Contact Bennie Cope at 580-310-2276 or Features essential knowledge and skills for handling bcope@pontotoctech.edu if we can help with any of your flammable gas incidents in transportation or at fixed safety needs. facilities. The 12-hour training includes eight hours of classroom, followed by four hours of live burn • Lockout/Tagout instruction. The course is recommended to emergency • Forklift Safety responders in public safety and industry. This will • Bloodborne Pathogens include Live Burn Evaluation. • Back Safety October 2014 (12 hrs) • Confined Space • Electrical Safety Rope Rescue Operations Part 2 • Hazardous Communication Construct simple and compound mechanical advantage • Fire Safety systems, along with patient packaging and transport in • Ergonomics high angle environments. • Personal Protective Equipment November 7- 8, 2014 (16 hrs) • Welding Safety • Respiratory Protection Confined Space Rescue Technician • Heat Stress Participants will learn how to properly size up a con• Hearing Conservation fined space incident, site control, scene management, • Violence in the Workplace identification of command hazards, and safety consid• Driver Improvement Program/ Defensive Driving/ erations. Hands-on exercises will cover air monitoring, Distracted Driving ventilation, patient packaging and rescue techniques. • Slips, Trips, and Falls December 5-7, 2014 (24 hrs) • Ladder Safety • HazWopper H2S Awareness • OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 for Construction & General This course provides emergency responders vital infor Industry mation concerning the dangers associated with • MSHA New Miner & Refresher entering into and working in an H2S environment. • Energy Training Council / Safeland USA Training Fall 2014 (3 hrs) • Safety Plans Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Health If you are interested in Healthcare and would like to learn more about the different careers call Brent Balch 580-310-2266 or Michele Luttrell 580-310-2242. Health Certification Testing

If you have a testing need in Certified Nurse Aide, Certified Medication Aide, Advanced CMA Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Administration, Home Health Aide, Developmentally Disabled Direct Care Aide, or Home Care Administrator call Michele Luttrell at 310-2242 and to arrange a clinical examc contact the assessment center at 310-2271 to arrange a computer based exam to obtain your Oklahoma certification. DIRECT PATIENT CARE CLASSES

Home Health Aide Deeming Certified nurse aides may become certified in home health by applying to a home health agency of their choice and requesting that they be allowed to do onthe-job training with a licensed nurse in the duties of a HHA. Packets are available at PTC or www.pontotoctech.edu. Upon completion of the 16 hours, call PTC to make an appointment to review paperwork. The participant will then be deemed onto the OSDH-Nurse Aide Registry as a home health aide. Cost: $55 Hours: 16 hours of clinical

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The Certified Nurse Aide program provides an introduction to basic nursing skills with supportive theory and clinical experiences. Nursing skills are taught in the classroom and laboratory, with clinical experience being provided through on-the-job training in long term care settings. This course is approved by the OSDH-Nurse Aide Registry and meets all requirements to be a CNA in Oklahoma. 07/01-07/18 8:00a-4:00p $430 07/22-08/07 8:00a-4:00p $430 08/08-08/26 8:00a-4:00p $430 08/28-09/16 8:00a-4:00p $430 09/30-10/16 8:00a-4:00p $430 10/21-11/06 8:00a-4:00p $430 11/07-11/25 8:00a-4:00p $430 12/01-12/17 8:00a-4:00p $430 01/05-01/21 8:00a-4:00p $430

Restorative Care Aide The Restorative Care Aide (RCA) assists clients with limited mobility and sensory functions. The RCA will aid the client in maintaining and re-establishing independence through rehabilitative techniques (i.e. Range of Motion). After completing the skills required for the class under the supervision of a Physical Therapist in the long-term care facility the course participant will be certified. 12/19 F 8:00a-5:00p $74 Class includes 8 hours of theory & lab then student must get skills checked by a Physical Therapist before acquiring certificate of completion.

Class includes 70 hours of theory & lab and 21 hours of clinical.

S Certified Medication Aide

A Certified Medication Aide (CMA) is allowed to perform the administration of medications in the following health care settings under the general supervision of a licensed nurse: long-term care, developmentally disabled, residential care, assisted living, adult day care facilities, as well as the correctional facilities. This course is approved by the OSDH-Nurse Aide Registry and meets all requirements to be a CMA in Oklahoma. Must have 6 months experience as a CNA and be 18 years old. CMA skills testing will be scheduled separate from class session. 9/17-9/25 M-T 8:00a-4:30p $309 Class includes 40 hours of theory & lab and 16 hours of clinical.

S Certified Nurse Aide II

The Certified Nurse Aide program provides an advanced view to basic nursing skills with supportive theory and lab experiences. This course will be offered this semester based on the needs of the consortium partners. Class includes 30 hours of theory & lab

$350

SCertified Medication Aide CEU

Update yourself on current course topic. It is mandatory by the OSDH that all CMA’s attend a yearly update. 07/21 M 8:00a-5:00p $54 08/27 W 8:00a-5:00p $54 09/29 M 8:00a-5:00p $54 10/20 M 8:00a-5:00p $54 12/18 TH 8:00a-5:00p $54 01/22 TH 8:00a-5:00p $54 Class includes 8 hours of theory & lab. Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens In this course participants will learn what the bloodborne pathogens standard is, how employees are protected, and requirements by OSHA This course will be offered this semester based on the needs of the consumer. Class includes 4 hours of theory. Call Bennie Cope 580-310-2276

Obtain advanced training for the administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastronomy tubes, and for the administration of oral metered dose inhalers. Training includes classroom and supervised practical training. Class includes 8 hours of theory & lab and 8 hours of clinical.

This course will be offered on the needs of the consortium partners $105 Feeding Assistant Program This course is designed to ensure that a basic understanding of the nutritional needs of the residents, communication and interactions involving the residents and facility staff, behavior challenges and safety procedures of the long term care facility in which they are employed. This course will be offered this semester based on the needs of the cosortium partners. Class includes 8 hours of theory and lab. $49 S Evening Dental Assisting

The program offers a balance of academic, laboratory, and clinical experiences to prepare the student to work in this rapidly changing field. Dental Assistants provide instrument transfer during dental treatment, take radiographs (x-rays), and prepare dental materials, casts, and impression trays. They also advise patients in dental health care, maintain patient records, and sterilize dental instruments. Class includes 75 hours of theory and lab. 08/20-11/19 M/W 5:30p-8:30p $470 SPhlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy technicians are employed in doctor’s offices, hospitals, insurance companies, clinics, and blood banks. This course provides the phlebotomy tech participant with knowledge of equipment, OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens training, and the mechanics involved in the collection of specimens. Participants will be provided with training that will teach them how to perform venipuncture properly and safely. Complication of phlebotomy and special collection procedures will be covered. Class includes 45 hours of theory & lab. 08/28-10/23 T/TH 6:00p-9:00p $293

S Nurse Refresher Course in Partnership

with OU & PTC Are you an LPN or RN in need of an update in the world of professional nursing? Pontotoc Technology Center and OU College of Nursing have teamed up to provide this approved Nurse Refresher Course. This course will meet the requirements mandated by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing for those Registered Nurses or Licensed Practical Nurses who are seeking licensure by endorsement, reinstatement, or return to active status. Graduates of nursing programs who have not taken or passed the NCLEX within two years of completion of their nursing education program may enroll also. All three courses must be completed within six months of enrollment in order to meet Board of Nursing requirements. Cost: $2600 non-refundable Call 580-310-2242

S Pre-Pharmacy Technician

This course will provide the student with the theory and basic knowledge of pharmacy information systems, regulatory, legal and ethical considerations, drug calculations, terminology & other skills necessary to a pharmacy technician’s job performance. This course will also prepare the student to competently take the certification exam. The PTCB candidate will have the opportunity following this course & working with a pharmacist to apply to take the exam. Class includes 48 hours of theory and 16 hours of clinical. 08/27-11/19 W 6:00p-10:00p $382 Spanish for Healthcare Providers Spanish language skills are more important than ever and more so if you work in health care. This course will help you communicate with Spanish speaking patients and their family members, by teaching you to ask crucial questions and use vocabulary specific to medical situations. Class includes 18 hours of theory. 09/04-10/02 T/TH 6:00p-8:00p $125 10/23-11/20 T/TH 6:00p-8:00p $125

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Emergency Medical Careers

American Heart Association Classes All AHA courses are taught using the latest AHA guidelines, only the best and most qualified instructors and the price includes textbooks & cards that are valid for two years. Visit www.americanheart.org online for course details.

S EMR: Emergency Medical Responder

Begin your journey into the world of pre-hospital emergency medicine. Learn anatomy and physiology, as well as how to assess and treat common medical and traumatic emergencies. Course approved by the Oklahoma State Health Department: EMS Division. This course will be offered this semester based on the needs of the consumer. Class includes 60 hours of theory & lab. Call Bennie Cope 580-310-2276

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR (Adult, Child, Infant), AED Provider The Heartsaver First Aid course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS personnel arrive, first aid, adult, child, infant CPR and AED. 8 hours 07/23 & 07/24 W/TH 6:00p-10:00p $57 09/09 & 09/10 T/W 6:00p-10:00p $57 11/11 & 11/12 T/W 6:00p-10:00p $57 Heartsaver First Aid, CPR (Adult, Child, Infant), AED Recertification The Heartsaver First Aid recertification course updates the provider with the latest knowledge from AHA to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult, child, infant CPR and AED. 4 hours Class will be offered based on need. Heartsaver First Aid, CPR (Adult, Child, Infant), AED Online or Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Online and Skills Check Off The Online courses offer the same material as the classroom-based courses. Visit www.americanheart.org online for details. Once the participant has completed the online portion and printed off their certificate call 580-310-2267 or email bmckenzie@pontotoctech.edu and schedule a time for clinical skills test. PTC Skills Check-off cost $25.00 per person (which includes cost of card) All testing must be prescheduled.

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Begin your journey into the world of pre-hospital emergency medicine. Learn anatomy and physiology, as well as how to assess and treat common medical and traumatic emergencies. Course approved by the Oklahoma State Health Department: EMS Division. Class includes hours of theory, lab, and clinical. Clinical dates are within the program. January 2015 Varies 6:00p-10:00p TBA Class includes 216 hours of theory, lab, and a minimum of 36 hours of clinical. Call for more information. 580-310-2242 or email mluttrell@pontotoctech.edu

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS for HCP) The BLS for Health Care Providers Course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen),use of an AED on adults and children, and relief of a FBAO in responsive and unresponsive victims. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for people both in and out of the hospital. 8 hours. 07/28 & 07/29 M/T 6:00p-10:00p $57 08/19 & 08/20 T/W 6:00p-10:00p $57 10/21 & 10/22 T/W 6:00p-10:00p $57 12/02 & 12/03 T/W 6:00p-10:00p $57 Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Recertification The BLS for Health Care Providers Course recertification course updates the provider on the latest AHA skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED on adults and children, and relief of a FBAO in responsive and unresponsive victims. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for people both in and out of the hospital. 4 hours. Class will be offered based on need.

SEMT Advanced

Continue your journey into the world of pre-hospital emergency medicine. Learn more advanced concepts in anatomy and physiology, as well as how to assess and treat common & advanced medical and traumatic emergencies. August 2015 1-2 days/week 8:00a-4:00p $TBD Class includes 180 hours of theory, lab & 140 clinical hours. For more information 580-310-2242 or email mluttrell@pontotoctech.edu Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Contact Stacey Golightly at 580-310-2235 for information on Small Business Management. Beginning QuickBooks for Small Business Owners Learn how to do QuickBooks the RIGHT way. Anyone who is using QuickBooks or is considering implementing QuickBooks should attend this class. This class is intended for the beginning QuickBooks user. The price includes a workbook and a trail version of QuickBooks. If you are interested in implementing QuickBooks for your business, and would like to arrange a class for your business contact Stacey Golightly at 580-310-2235 to schedule a class or enroll in one of these classes. 10/06 &10/08 M/W 6:00p-9:00p $125.00 11/03 & 11/05 M/W 6:00p-9:00p $125.00 Business Tax Workshop If you are a new business owner or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation, business structures, steps for formation types such as incorporation steps, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques, and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms. The workshop participant will learn the keys to sales tax registration and collection, along with helpful tips on rate tables, reporting formats and exemptions. Contact Stacey Golightly at 580-310-2235 for more information. 09/05 F 9:00a-12:00p FREE 10/03 F 9:00a-12:00p FREE 12/11 TH 9:00a-12:00p FREE Successful Social Media Management This seminar will provide key information for creating an engaging environment for your target audience and maintaining successful social media. We will cover trends, content and making sense of social media analytics, as well as social media marketing. We will discuss staffing, processes, and management of multiple types of social media.The session will be taught by Candace Timmons, Social Media Marketing Specialist for the University of Oklahoma. 08/20 W 10:00a-12:00p Beginning Facebook for Businesses A Facebook business page is a public profile that will enable you to share your business and products with Facebook users. Chances are many of your business partners and potential clients are using Facebook so it’s a great place to establish a presence for yourself and your business for more exposure on the web. This is a beginning level social media workshop. 10/08 W 9:00a-12:00p FREE 11/10 M 6:00p-9 :00p FREE

Learn to Create a Web Page A Web presence is fairly easy and inexpensive to obtain and it can be an invaluable tool. Our web building class will provide you with the tools and resources to build and host a web site that will highlight your business or organization. We will walk you through the steps to purchase a domain name, create a website, and get your website published. This workshop is free. Contact Stacey Golightly at 580-310-2235. 09/17 W 8:00a-4:00p Free 10/27 & 10/29 M/W 6:00p-9:00p Free Marketing in a Tough Economy This session explores a wide range of marketing strategies and tips used to get the word out about your business. Learn how to attract and retain new customers, operate in a competitive marketplace, and fuel business growth. Learn different low-cost promotion ideas, how to create a marketing plan, and how to promote your business. $10.00 per person and includes lunch. For further information, contact Stacey Golightly at 580-310-2235. Nine Ways to Increase Customer Loyalty Learn best practices for customer retention and the four big mistakes that can result in 96% of your customers leaving. Every company will raise their hand and say that they believe retaining customers is the key to business success. But what are they doing about it? A monthly newsletter or discount program to demonstrate their efforts is not enough. Fostering true loyalty and engagement with customers begins at a basic level. Learn the Nine principles to retain customers, gain a powerful competitive edge, and grow your business. Attend this one hour workshop during lunch and network with other small business owners while learning some effective tips for customer loyalty. 11/24 M 11:30a-1:00p Free Learn How to Use Microsoft Windows8 without going Crazy Have you purchased a new computer and does it have Windows 8 on it? Want to learn how to actually use Windows 8 without going crazy? Windows 8 sports a bold new interface designed for both touch-enabled devices and keyboards/mice. Many controls are now hidden behind new ways to interact with your computer. Learning Windows 8’s new interface and features can take some time, so enroll in this class to learn the new features, shortcuts and apps. The new tile-based interface holds many surprises, such as the App Switcher, the Charms Bar, and the Apps Bar. Contact Stacey Golightly at 580-310-2235 for more information. 09/24 W 9:00a-4:00p Free 11/12 W 9:00a-4:00p Free

How to Get the Most out of a Facebook Business Page There are over a billion people using Facebook. You can create ads using Facebook to reach just about any group of people you want to target. Facebook allows you to reach any segment of people, anywhere, with a short set up time. However, not all posts are created equal. If you want to learn how you can get more business driven by Facebook, attend this two-hour course to see how you can optimize your advertising dollars. 10/22 W 10:00a-12:00p FREE 11/17 M 6:00p-8:00p FREE Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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Ag Business Management

PTC Team Building Ropes Course

The direction of the Agricultural Business Management program will be based upon the participant’s interest inventory and goal setting process. This will be conducted in the first classroom setting. The instructor will compile the results and develop the course guide based upon results of the process.

The PTC Team Building Ropes Course is a challenging outdoor personal development and team building activity which consists of low elements (either on the ground or only a few feet above the ground) or high elements (rappelling).

The ABM instructor will provide instruction of computerized records, in the classroom and one-on-one training at the home. This will enhance the participant’s The level of element difficulty is decision making process to become determined by the physical ability more efficient and more and age of the particular group as competitive in the 21st century. determined by the course Successful agricultural business instructor. management is an ongoing process. After completing instruction, clients can stay abreast Some elements of the course of most current management includes: information by their continued attendance in seminars offered • Trust Walk through the Agricultural Business • Nitro Crossing Management program. • Wild Woozy For further information contact, Hershel Williams at 580-310-2241 or • Swinging Log • Rappelling from the Fire hwilliams@pontotoctech.edu. Cost $100.00 per family/year. Service Drill Tower • Other ground elements For more information or to schedule the team building ropes course contact: Cathy Battles at 580-310-2226 or cbattles@pontotoctech.edu

Borrower Training for FSA Contact Hershel Williams and set up a class that will work for you. Call 310-2241. Cost $100.00 per year.

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Pontotoc Technology Center is excited to be able to offer classes from ed2go, a part of Cengage Learning. Ed2go, is the largest provider of turnkey online training and education solutions serving the adult education, career, and corporate training markets. Ed2go has served nearly 2 million students. Ed2go’s ever-growing catalog of Online Courses and Career Training Programs makes it simple for you to reach your professional goals in a supportive and engaging environment. Benefits of our Online Career Training Programs: • Support offered via phone, email, or live chat 7 days a week • Expert instructor assistance provided • Learn in-demand skills recognized by employers • Start anytime - work at your own pace and complete in 3 to 6 months • Textbooks and learning materials are included Some of the Certified Programs Available: Healthcare and Fitness Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding Advanced Coding for the Physician’s Office Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Media and Design Graphic Design with Photoshop CS4 Video Game Design and Development Game Art Certificate IT and Software Development AutoCAD 2011 Cisco® CCNA® Certification Training Mobile Web Developer

To see a complete list of course offerings go to www.ed2go.com/pontotoc Future PTC Course Offerings At PTC, we continuously work to keep our course offerings updated to provide the highest-quality training programs designed to meet customer needs. We are committed to offering the most relevant education and training curriculum designed to develop professional skills. Professional training should empower the learner to develop individual abilities necessary to become highly effective at a specific job. It should advance careers and provide individuals with the proficiency to experience greater professional fulfillment. Our course offerings are developed to provide choices that will result in students reaching individual potential. If there is a particular course or program you need to reach professional success, please let us know; it is our goal to provide you with the tools you need. Some course titles that we are developing and will soon be offered are: Computer: Microsoft Windows 8 Microsoft Office 2013 – Word, Excel, and Powerpoint Microsoft 2013: Transition from 2007/2010 Adobe CS6 – Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Safety: Energy Training Council Basic Safe Land USA HSE orientation (new oilfield employee orientation) Energy Training Council Safe Land USA H2S certification class Both company specific and open enrollment classes will be offered for the two above classes For more information contact Cathy Battles 580-310-2226 or cbattles@pontotoctech.edu Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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NC New Course PR Prerequisite CC College Credit


Career Majors The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education has implemented career majors for the delivery of curriculum at all technology centers. Career majors are designed to help today’s student be prepared in both academics and hands-on skills in order to compete in the global job market. The Cluster Model utilized is currently being used nationwide.

Heavy Equipment Operator I Heavy Equipment Operator/CDL II

College Credit CC Through cooperative alliance agreements, Pontotoc Technology Center students are eligible to earn college credit by successfully completing certain coursework within selected training programs. For more information call Jayma Newport 580.310.2253. College credit may be available from the following institutions: OSU-IT, OSU-OKC & Murray State College Value For in-district high school students enrolled in a career major, tuition is FREE. The same courses, when taken as an adult student or at a private technical training school, could cost as much as $12,000. Plus, the Career Tech Scholarship Program allows qualifying high school graduates (of our partner schools) to attend Pontotoc Technology Center tuition free up to two years of high school graduation. Advantages CareerTech students earn higher wages after high school graduation. On average, students completing a technology program earn $1.85 more per hour, when compared to an untrained, entry-level employee. Some graduates earn as much as $7.00 more per hour (an additional $14,000 per year). Also, the training received can help students going on to college land a better part-time job while in school.

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Automotive Service Technician NATEF Compliant

Admissions & Enrollment Adult students complete an application and schedule an assessment. After completing the assessment test, an appointment for an interview with the counselor will be scheduled. Upon acceptance, you will be notified by letter. High school admission will be conducted through the partner high schools. Integrated Academics You will have the opportunity to receive assistance in basic skill development that includes mathematics, language, and reading as well as test preparation. Call Shellye Snowden, Integrated Academics 580.310.2246 for details. Financial Aid Financial Aid helps full-time students and their families pay for educational expenses. Sources of aid are federal, state, institutional and community, but are not limited to these. Additional information on financial aid programs available at Pontotoc Technology Center can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office. Hours are 7:30am to 4:00pm. Jannice Williams, Financial Aid Specialist 580.310.2223. Gainful Employment Information For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website www.pontotoctech.edu. Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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NC New Course PR Prerequisite CC College Credit


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Health Science Therapeutic Careers (high school only) Multi-Skill Therapeutic Careers Physical Therapy Aide Pre-Nursing Registered Medical Assistant Practical Nurse (adult only)

Cosmetologist Cosmetologist-Public Master Instructor Practicing Master Instructor

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Desktop Support Technician Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer Multimedia Specialist PC Support Technician

If you have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, you may be eligible for accommodations in the assessment process and/or classroom accommodations that will ensure that the assessment and/or classroom work accurately reflects your skills, knowledge and abilities. Contact the Director of Instruction at 580-310-2224 for further information. You will be asked to complete required request forms and also be required to submit documentation regarding your disability.

Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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NC New Course PR Prerequisite CC College Credit


Pontotoc Technology Center 580.310.2248 • 580.310.2221 • www.pontotoctech.edu

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NC New Course PR Prerequisite CC College Credit


Pontotoc Technology Center Fall 2014 Schedule