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CONTENTS COMPUTER:::pp.3-5 SAFETY & SKILLS:::pp.5-12 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:::p. 13-15 SPANISH:::p.15 ENROLLMENT INFORMATION:::p. 15 TRAINING CONSORTIUM:::p. 16 The SouthArk Center for Workforce Development at South Arkansas Community College serves as a link between the college and area businesses, industries and government agencies. Customized training is developed in response to a specific demand by local business and industry. SouthArk offers customized programs and pre-employment training to help your business excel in today’s highly competitive economy. Training can be delivered at SouthArk or your business. Corporate headquarters and manufacturers located in El Dorado can benefit from EWTP grants where part of your training dollars will be reimbursed. We will write the grant for you and take care of all the paperwork making your training budget stretch further. Let us know your needs so we can help with training solutions. We are often able to find other companies with similar needs to help share training costs.

Office Administration: Jamie McConathy, Dean of Continuing Education. jmcconathy@southark.edu. 870.864.7193. Sherri ( 8 7 0Whitehead, )864-719 3  c e @ s o u swhitehead@southark.edu. thark.edu  3 6 9 8 870.864.8453. E.Main Senior Coordinator. Tara Anglin, Community Education Coordinator. tanglin@southark.edu. 870.864.8456. LaTina Jones, Office Assistant.

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COMPUTER EXCEL MACROS Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, August 21 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $129/student This course covers automating everyday tasks in Excel. Included are the developer tab in the ribbon; recording, editing and deleting Macros; creating Macro buttons; macros in a database setting; beginning VBA using the Visual Basic code window. This course is a prerequisite for the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) class. Students attending this class should be advanced Office users.

MICROSOFT PROJECT Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, September 4 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $129/student In this course, you will use Microsoft Project to plan and manage projects. We will examine tasks, resources, and project timeline and work options. This course is designed to assist those who manage people, materials, or a combination of both, to better oversee uses and allocations of resources and time.

DESIGN YOUR OWN WEBSITE Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Friday, September 13 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $39/person Designing a website is easier than you think! This fundamental course will introduce you to some free online design sites while also covering topics such as domain names, content, shopping carts, drop boxes, and more.

MICROSOFT EXCEL LEVEL 1 Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, October 30 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $129/student You have basic computer skills such as using a mouse, navigating through windows, and surfing the net. You have also used paper-based systems to store data that you run calculations on. You now want to migrate that data to an electronic format. In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 to manage, edit, and print data. You will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks.

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING SouthArk offers customized programs and pre-employment training to help your business excel in today’s highly competitive economy! Training can be delivered at SouthArk or your business. Corporate headquarters and manufacturers located in El Dorado can benefit from EWTP grants where part of your training dollars will be reimbursed. We will write the grant for you and take care of all the paperwork making your training budget stretch further. Let us know your needs so we can help with training solutions. We are often able to find other companies with similar needs to help share training costs. 3|Page  ( 8 7 0Contact ) 8 6 4 -us 7 1for 9 a3 free c e @ s o u at t h864-7192 a r k . e d or u ce@southark.edu 3698 E.Main consultation


MICROSOFT EXCEL LEVEL 2 Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, November 20 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $129/student In Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Level 1, you created, edited, formatted, and printed basic spreadsheets. You now have a need to streamline repetitive tasks and display spreadsheet data in more visually effective ways. In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 to streamline and enhance your spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics, and formulas. You will apply visual elements and advanced formulas to a worksheet to display data in various formats. The target students for this course are students who desire to gain the skills necessary to create templates, sort and filter data, import and export data, analyze data, and work with Excel on the web. Students should already have knowledge of the basics of Excel, including how to create, edit, format, and print basic worksheets.

MICROSOFT EXCEL LEVEL 3 Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, December 4 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $129/student This course covers how to use Excel for a variety of problem-solving tasks. Included are using Excel as a database, utilizing conditional formatting, data validation, the data series, and the data table; outlining and subtotaling; paste special with calculations; consolidating; programmatic formulas including VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, ISERROR, and nested IF statements with AND and OR; and pivot tables and charts.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, November 13 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $129/student Audiences not only expect that your presentations are in an electronic format, but they also demand that your presentations be unique and sophisticated in their use of such formats. In this course, you will work with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to create electronic presentations. You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a new presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.

MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC FOR APPLICATIONS Instructor: William Byrd Wednesday - Friday, December 18-20 Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 am - 12 Noon SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $750/student This VBA course is designed to give experienced Microsoft Office users proficiency in creating procedures that run in response to specific events, creating user forms to accept or display data, validating the data entry in user forms, and debugging and handling errors in code. Students are expected to have completed either Excel Macros class or have equivalent experience prior to attending this class.

Excel 4, Desktop Publishing, Access and more are available on demand. Need a computer class not listed or want training delivered on-site? Call us today at 864-7192. 4|Page

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COMPUTER INSTRUCTORS William Byrd Byrd is a Professor of Computer Science at Pulaski Technical College. He has completed Cyber Terrorism training by Homeland Security and the National Science Foundation, and is a First-Line Responder in the event of a cyber-terrorism attack. Working with heads of industry and state developing continuity plans in the event of compromised data, he also conducts training classes on all levels of cyber security and database security. Byrd’s certifications include: Microsoft Certified System Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Partner, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Apple Developer, Apple Partner, Cyber Security First-Line Responder, and Homeland Security Anti-Cyber-Terrorism Responder and Trainer.

Rhonda Williams Byrd Byrd is a Corporate Trainer and Business Coach who has developed an expansive client base over the state of Arkansas. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Arkansas State University, South Arkansas Community College, North Arkansas Community College, Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas System, and others. Byrd has over 18 years’ experience teaching computer applications, developing course curriculum, and designing and developing online course content. She is also a Specialist in Instruction of Underserved Markets, a Certified Classroom Teacher of Secondary Education, and a Certified Law Enforcement Instructor. Byrd's certifications include: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Partner, Adobe Certified Trainer, and Top Level Security Clearance with the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC) crime databases.

SAFETY & SKILLS TRAINING BASIC OPERATOR ORIENTATION TRAINING BOOT Camp will offer an introduction to what process technology is like utilizing the H.O.T. unit (Hands on Trainer). Each course is limited to 15 students and advance registration is required. Students successfully completing the course will receive a certificate. Course fee is $150/student. BOOT camp is led by Ron Palculict. TOPICS COVERED

BOOT Camp Fall 2013 Schedule Tuesday- Thursday, September 24-26 Tuesday-Thursday, October 8-10 Tuesday- Thursday, November 5-7 BOOT Camp will be held in the SouthArk Center for Workforce Development. Classes will meet from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm each day.

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8 HOUR HAZWOPER REFRESHER Instructor: Steve Hyde This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND 8:00 am – 5:00 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 141 $50/student This one-day course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. A 24-hour HazWoper initial training is a required prerequisite for taking the 8 hour HazWoper Refresher. If someone has gone two years without refresher training, they need to retake the initial HazWoper course.

8 HOUR HAZWOPER/C-STOP COMBOS Instructor: Steve Hyde September 19 ::: October 10 ::: December 5 Each class will meet from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. SouthArk CFWD, Room 141 $50/student This one-day course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites and allows contractor employees to earn their C-STOP badges for entrance into participating company gates. A 24-hour HazWoper initial training is a required prerequisite for taking the 8 hour HazWoper Refresher. If someone has gone two years without refresher training, they need to retake the initial HazWoper course.

24 HOUR HAZWOPER Instructor: Steve Hyde Monday-Wednesday, September 9-11 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Wednesday, November 25-27 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 141 $180/student This course covers broad issues pertaining to hazard recognition at work sites. OSHA developed the HAZWOPER program to protect workers at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. This course, while identifying different types of hazards, also suggests possible precautions and protective measure to reduce or eliminate hazards at the work place.

24 HOUR HAZWOPER/C-STOP COMBOS Instructor: Steve Hyde Monday-Wednesday, October 28-30 from 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Wednesday, December 16-18 from 8:00 am-5:00 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 141 $180/student This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. This course, while identifying different types of hazards, also suggests possible precautions and protective measure to reduce or eliminate hazards at the work place. This course also allows contractors to earn their C-STOP badges for entrance into participating company gates.

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40 HOUR HAZWOPER Instructor: Steve Hyde Monday-Friday, October 14-18. Class will meet from 8-6 Monday-Thursday and 8-Noon on Friday. SouthArk CFWD, Room 141 $297/ student This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment, and OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR.

C-STOP (Contractor Safety Training Orientation Program) Instructor: Varies SouthArk CFWD, Room 134 Fee: $50/student The C-Stop program meets a significant portion of the OSHA mandated contractor requirements. This increases safetytraining efficiency for the contract employee due to a reduction in redundant information being presented. However, the C-Stop program is not meant to relieve contract companies of all training responsibilities. There are elements of the standards that require the contractor to provide employer specific information regarding policy and procedures as well as some hands on training on specific equipment. All subjects are covered at the orientation level. Contractors are required to take this training to receive a C-STOP badge to enter the plants of Lion Oil, Chemtura, El Dorado Chemical, DuPont, Albemarle, Entegra, Clean Harbors, Tetra, Georgia Pacific. These companies also accept similar contractor safety orientation programs such as Basic Orientation Plus recognized by the Association of Reciprocal Safety Council within the past 12 months. The site-specific training for some of these plants is also offered. Two day advance registration is required or a late registration fee is charged. Check-in and photos are taken starting at 8:30 a.m. and classes begin at 9:00 a.m. Registration deadline is 2 business days prior to the class date. This is a ONE DAY course offered on the following days:

September: 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 October: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31 November: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 December: 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19 C-Stop instructors include Steve Hyde, Bill Lee, Mike Meadows, Ron Palculict, and Bennie Adams. 2012 NFPA 70E: ARC FLASH AWARENESS Instructors: Jim Jones and Russell Sanders, El-Ark Thursday, October 17 from 8:00 am - Noon Fee: $240/student (materials included) This course provides the foundation for more advanced electrical safety courses. Participants will learn the importance of safe electrical practices, how current standards apply to a facility, and how to ensure your company meets OSHA standards.

ARC FLASH FOR MANAGEMENT Instructors: Jim Jones and Russell Sanders, El-Ark This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Fee: $240/student (materials included) Instructors: Jim Jones and Russell Sanders, El-Ark This course is a more advanced electrical safety course intended for those in management positions. 7|Page

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CHEMISTRY FOR INDUSTRY Fridays, September 13-27 from 7:00 am-4:00 pm Fee: $200/student Instructor: Linda Bates Location: SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, Room 114 Topics Covered:  Organizational Development  Periodic Table  Patterns & Trends  Organic vs. Inorganic  Nomenclature  Incompatibilities  Understanding Chemical Formulas  General Equations  Basic conversion  General Sample Handling  Basic Lab Safety

This beginner level course was developed in partnership with local industry representatives. Trainees will be introduced to a variety of topics that have been identified as relevant to career success in our region. Trainees must attend the full 24 hours and pass the exam with a 75% or higher in order to receive a certificate of successful completion.

EMPLOYERS ::: This course is considered a shell course that can be customized at a more advanced level to specifically meet your needs. Call 864-7193 or e-mail ce@southark.edu

BASIC RIGGER Thursday, October 24 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm $399/person (5-10 students) Instructor: Bobby Cooper Students will learn useful rigging techniques and skills, qualifying them for work as a basic rigger. This is a one day course led by Bobby Cooper of Southeast Crane Inspections.

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY TRAINING This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND $50/person Instructor: Bill Lee This 4 hour course is classroom only and based on the requirements of the OSHA 1910.146 permit-required confined spaces standard. 8|Page (870)864-7193 ce@southark.edu 3698 E.Main


DOT INSPECTION TRAINING

This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND $295/student Course fee includes supplies, regulation handbook, student manual, and lunch Instructor: Adrian Ojerio, Truck Safety Services This 8 hour course equips drivers, mechanics, etc... with an advanced understanding of required components and inspection procedures through a mix of text and hands-on demos. Participants will learn what the correct DOT regulations are, what is and isn't required, what passes and what doesn't, and how to avoid tickets and fines. Topics include all vehicle equipment requirements and violations in FMCSR Part 393, 396 and Appendix G which can result in unsafe operation and CSA violations. This program meets requirements for maintenance personnel to obtain the knowledge of regulations and inspection procedures required in order to be qualified to perform periodic inspections. This course is led by Adrian Ojerio, graduate of Michigan State University with a BS in Criminal Justice. He has served as a police officer in Michigan for 13 years and has taught at the Lansing Community College Mid-Michigan Police Academy for over 8 years. Ojerio has been cross trained in Motor Carrier enforcement for 5 years and holds Federal Motor Carrier Certification.

INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED VIBRATION ANALYSIS –ISO CATEGORY I Led by Pioneer Engineering This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND (on-site) Fee: $1925/person (includes certification exam). Minimum of 8 students required. Learn how to establish a vibration condition monitoring program, as well as begin to understand the fundamentals of vibration signature analysis in this 32 hour, 4 day course. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an introductory course in condition monitoring using vibration analysis. Follows Category I Guidelines Established by ISO 18436-2, “Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machine. Requirements for training and certification of personnel- Part 2: Vibration condition monitoring and diagnostic”. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:  Understand vibration frequency and amplitude  Understand vibration units of measure and signal detection  Recognize various vibration sensors, mounting methods, and instrumentation.  Compare overall or single value vibration measurements against pre-established alert settings.  Understand the application of basic FFT signature analysis.  Become familiar with general machine theory and basic maintenance action for pumps, fans, compressors, gearboxes, machine tools, structures and piping, mills, rolls.

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED VIBRATION ANALYSIS COURSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Other courses available through our partnership with Pioneer Engineering :::    

Expert Vibration Analysis Dynamic Balancing Precision Shaft Alignment Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Proactive Maintenance Management

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INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Instructor: Tim Hogue Fee: $250/ student (Includes Text) This course provides students with a foundational understanding of PLCs in a hands-on format. Students will learn to interpret input/output diagrams and ladder logic, become acquainted with PLC functions, components, circuitry, testing of PLC programs and troubleshooting a PLC system.

FIRST AID/ CPR/ AED This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Instructor: Scotty Points Fee: $49/person This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses, including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. There are no prerequisites for this course. The course lasts approximately 4 hours and is offered on demand. Contact Sherri Whitehead at 864-8453 or swhitehead@southark.edu for more information.

BOILER OPERATION This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND SouthArk CFWD, Room 121 Fee: $250/ student (includes text) This 12 hour course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge to safely and efficiently operate boilers. This course also prepares students for the state boiler operator’s licensing exam.

10 HOUR OSHA CONSTRUCTION OUTREACH This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Instructor: Steve Hyde This course is designed for construction workers and anyone involved in the construction industry. OSHA recommends outreach training program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of the job. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-hour construction outreach completion card within 4-6 weeks.

30 HOUR OSHA CONSTRUCTION OUTREACH This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Instructor: Steve Hyde This course is a comprehensive safety program specifically designed for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors. The program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues. OSHA recommends the 30 hour outreach training course as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Construction workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on specific hazards of the job. Participants will receive an OSHA 30 hour construction outreach course completion card within 4-6 weeks.

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SAFETY & SKILLS INSTRUCTORS Steve Hyde A retired industrial safety engineer from Lockheed Martin with over 20 years experience, Steve Hyde has been teaching a variety of safety courses for SouthArk since 2003. A certified CPR and first aid trainer, Hyde also holds certifications in hazardous waste operations and emergency response as well as both 10 and 30 hour OSHA construction outreach.

Tim Hogue Hogue holds an A.A.S. in Industrial Electronics Technology, a technical certificate in refrigeration and is currently pursuing a B.S. in Electrial Engineering Technology. He is a licensed industrial maintenance electrician, residential master electrician, and high pressure boiler operator. Hogue holds EPA certification in handling and reclaiming refrigerants as well as certifications in the areas of reliability centered maintenance and root cause analysis.

Bill Lee Recently retired after 35 years of safety work in chemical plants, Lee is certified to teach HazWoper, forklift operation, and general safety courses. His areas of specialization include confined space training and air monitoring.

Mike Meadows Meadows recently retired from Lion Oil where he served over 20 years as a safety engineer. He currently serves as a CSTOP instructor.

Ron Palculict A chemical engineer, Palculict recently retired from Lion Oil after 18 years where he served most recently as the Safety and Security Manager. Palculict currently serves as a C-STOP instructor.

Bennie Adams Recently retired after 33 years in the chemical industry, Adams has served as maintenance technician, safety technician, supervisor, and safety/security manager. As Security Manager, Adams specialized in the Department Of Homeland Security’s Chemical Anti-terrorism Standard (CFATS).

ONLINE LEARNING Some of the courses available include…. 

Accounting Fundamentals

Distribution and Logistics Management

HIPAA Compliance

Workers' Compensation

Effective Selling

Mac, iPhone, and iPad Programming

Employment Law Fundamentals

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We are pleased to announce a new training partnership with Training Logic, Inc. With 25 years of experience working with clients around the globe, Training Logic knows the market demands bottomline accomplishment through training. It is not acceptable to waste an employer’s time, money, and resources on training that makes no difference to the business goals and objectives. That’s why Training Logic, Inc. has developed and implemented training methods to minimize an employee’s time away from the job and maximize skill and knowledge development. Some of the courses available through this new partnership include:       

Dynamic Leadership Series::: Includes DISC Assessment Leadership & Safety-Developing the Culture Lean Six Sigma OSHA Reporting & Recording Preventing Workplace Violence Complete Customer Care Fall Protection

Call 864-7193 or e-mail ce@southark.edu today for more information about custom, on-site training options available through our new partnership with Training Logic.

APPRENTICESHIP SCHOOLS SouthArk is pleased to host the El Dorado Plumbing Apprenticeship School and the South Arkansas Electrical Apprenticeship School. Classes are held at the SouthArk Center for Workforce Development. For more information about class dates, rules, and registration contact Sherri Whitehead at 864-8453 or swhitehead@southark.edu.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING PLANS Monday, September 23 from 2:00-4:00 pm SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, Room 103 Fee: $30.00/student Not sure where to begin with social media or why you should bother? Businesses of all sizes are using online tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to connect with customers. We'll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts, and you'll leave with your own social media marketing plan. Learn which social media are a good fit for you, where your target customers are looking online, and what it could mean for your business if you aren't involved in social networking. E-MAIL MARKETING Thursday, October 24 from 9:00-11:00 pm SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, Room 103 Fee: $30.00/student Email marketing doesn’t cost much. It doesn’t take a lot of time. And it’s effective! A perfect fit for small businesses! Target the customer you want to reach and get results with email marketing. Learn how to get your email opened, how to grow your list, and how to use Constant Contact software to create professionallooking email campaigns in a snap. No technical expertise is needed. PRE-K FRAMEWORK HANDBOOK Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 13-September 12 from 5:00-8:00 pm SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, Room 128 Pre-K FH is a 30-hour course designed to train early childhood professionals in the use of the Arkansas Early Childhood Education (AECE) Framework Handbook. Pre-K FH training helps teachers use this document effectively. Also included is training on curriculum, knowing children, classroom environment, topics of study approach, planning and implementing activities, family and community involvement, assessment and observation, and professional ethics. This basic course provides the foundation for literacy, math, science and social-emotional learning. Honeycutt (2008) determined those Arkansas ABC teachers who attended Pre-K Framework training had higher ECERS-R scores than those who did not attend. Participants will receive:  30 hours of FREE specialized training  A FREE participant manual and other materials  A Certificate of Completion  Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

INVESTIGATING, DISCOVERING & EXPLORING: MATH & SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN [PRE-K INDEX] Dates and Times TBD What does INDEX offer teachers?  30 hours of FREE specialized training for teachers of three and four year olds  Helps early childhood educators understand that everyone can succeed at math and science  Opportunity for professional development  FREE participant manual  A Certificate of Completion and CEUs INDEX includes the following 10 topics: Overview of Math and Science for Young Children; Concepts and Dispositions; Encouraging Explorations; Counting and Comparing; Space, Shape, and Size; The Living and Physical World; Connecting with Nature; Avenues for Exploration; Learning Through Projects; Data and Documentation. 13 | P a g e

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CHILD CARE ORIENTATION TRAINING (CCOT) Dates and Times TBD Ten hours of basic orientation training for child care workers is being offered through a program provided by the University of Arkansas in collaboration with secondary vocational centers, postsecondary vocational technical schools, technical institutes, technical colleges, and community colleges. The Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education of the Arkansas Department of Human Services has recommended that all child caregivers who have had little or no previous child care training complete this basic orientation training within one year of employment in a child care setting. The course is offered at no charge. Participants will receive:  Quality child care training  Opportunity for professional development  Interaction with other caregivers  Participant materials and certificate of completion  Graduates become eligible for CDA scholarship funds  Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

PRE-K EARLY LITERACY LEARNING IN ARKANSAS [PRE-K ELLA] Dates and Times TBD Pre-K ELLA is designed to: Advance teacher understanding of how three to five year old children develop language and literary skills and why it is important that children develop these skills; Present tools and techniques teachers can use in their classrooms to help children develop language and literacy skills they will need to become proficient readers and writers; Transfer Pre-K ELLA teacher training into children's everyday classroom experiences and activities; Assist teachers in developing strategies for involving families and their children in language and literacy experiences at home; Make language and literacy experiences enjoyable for teachers, children and their families. What does the training offer teachers?  30 hours of FREE specialized training  Provides training experiences that promote literacy skills for children ages three to five  FREE participant manual and other resources  Opportunity for professional development and interaction with other teachers of three to five year olds  A Certificate of Completion

Grant Opportunities for Business and Industry EWTP The Existing Workforce Training Program (EWTP) provides financial assistance to Arkansas's businesses and eligible consortia of businesses for upgrading the skills of the existing workforce to adapt to new or altered technologies and/or acquire new skills needed to remain competitive and economically viable. Training is for full-time, permanent employees who work at least 30 hours a week and are subject to Arkansas's personal income tax. Reimbursements are calculated according to a set of scoring criteria. BITP The Business and Industry Training Program (BITP) is a flexible program designed for new and expanding business and industry. BITP helps these companies with recruiting workers, pre-employment training, onthe-job training, and train-the-trainer. The program also provides training assistance for existing businesses with new technology needs. For more information on these and other grant opportunities, contact Jamie McConathy at 864.7193 or jmcconathy@southark.edu. EWTP and BITP grants are made available through the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. 14 | P a g e

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SPANISH SPANISH FOR SAFETY SUPERVISORS Instructor: Osman Latino Offered on demand. Available on site weekdays or nights. Learn the fundamentals of effectively communicating in the workplace. The instructor will cover general workplace terminology such as common phrases, numbers, warnings, areas, and materials. In addition, emergency situations and preparedness are addressed. A basic proficiency test will be administered at the completion of this course.

ENGLISH FOR MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL, AND AGRICULTURAL WORKERS -TRABAJADORES INDUSTRIALES Instructor: Osman Latino Offered on demand. Available on site weekdays or nights. This course will teach Spanish speaking employees basic expressions, questions, directions, numbers, measures, and safety terminology. Supplemental curriculum specific to your company can be developed.

ALSO AVAILABLE ON DEMAND ::: EMERGENCY SPANISH FOR FIREFIGHTERS I SPANISH FOR BANKING I SPANISH FOR EMTs SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT I SPANISH FOR NURSES I SPANISH FOR CONSTRUCTION Osman Latino A native of Nicaragua, Latino holds a Bachelor of Foreign Language in English with a concentration in Interpretation, Education, and Translation from the National A. University of Nicaragua. He has 9 years experience interpreting for various organizations including the Baptist Medical Missions of America and Friends of San Juan de Oriente in Sacramento. Latino currently resides in El Dorado where he serves as a part-time adjunct Spanish Instructor for SouthArk.

Workplace Spanish and English classes may be conducted on-site and industry specific curriculum can be developed. Call Jamie McConathy at 864-7193 or e-mail jmcconathy@southark.edu for more information.

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION Registration is taken through the Office of Corporate and Community Education located in the SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, 3698 E. Main, on the East Campus. For more information, call 870.864.7192 or e-mail ce@southark.edu. Cancellation Policy When we cancel: Classes will be cancelled if a minimum number of full-paying students have not registered by the registration deadline. Early registration helps eliminate the disappointment of course cancellations. Full refunds are given for any classes that we cancel. When you cancel: The Office of Corporate and Community Education will refund your registration fee if you cancel up to 5 business days before the class begins. If you cancel less than 5 business days before the class, you will be charged the full amount for the class. Another person may attend in your place when a refund is not allowed. Some seminars, workshops, camps, etc. will have separate cancellation policies. Please inquire about these before registering. Senior Discount Policy: Senior citizens are required to pay full price for all non-credit courses unless otherwise indicated. Note: This information is complete and accurate at the time of posting: however it is subject to change. 15 | P a g e

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TRAINING CONSORTIUM

The purpose of SAWTEC is to create and coordinate a formal system to carry out a cooperative program designed to meet the common training/education needs of members by determining those needs on a regular basis, planning training curriculum, setting training schedules, selecting training providers, and determining fees. All businesses or industries in the South Arkansas region are eligible to apply for membership in SAWTEC. To maintain membership, a business or industry must contribute annual dues or a prorated amount of dues for that part of the initial fiscal year of membership.

2013 SAWTEC Members Tetra Technologies Entegra Power Group: Union Power Station Anthony Forest Products Nexans AmerCable El Dorado Chemical Company Great Lakes Solutions, A Chemtura Company Clean Harbors DuPont Cross Oil El Dorado Chamber of Commerce South Arkansas Community College

Membership Levels CORPORATE Annual Dues: $500 Benefits of corporate membership include a $100 training credit, access to qualified consortium classes discounted by grants, and a 20% SAWTEC discount on eligible SouthArk classes.

BUSINESS Annual Dues: $250 Benefits of business membership include a $50 training credit, access to qualified consortium classes discounted by grants, and a 15% SAWTEC discount on eligible SouthArk classes.

GENERAL Annual Dues: $100 16 | P a g of e general  ( 8membership 7 0 ) 8 6 4 - 7include 1 9 3 a $25  c training e @ s o ucredit, t h a raccess k . e d to u qualified  3 6 9consortium 8 E . M a iclasses n Benefits discounted by grants, and a 10% SAWTEC discount on eligible SouthArk classes.

To join SAWTEC or obtain more information, call 864-7193 or e-mail jmcconathy@southark.edu.


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Quick Guide to Corporate Education Classes at SouthArk SEPTEMBER Microsoft Project, p. 3 Design Your Own Website, p. 3 BOOT Camp, p. 5 24 Hour HazWoper, p. 6 8 Hour HazWoper/ C-STOP Combo, p. 6 C-STOP, p. 7 Chemistry for Industry, p. 8 Social Media Marketing Plans, p. 13

OCTOBER Excel Level 1, p. 3 BOOT Camp, p. 5 8 Hour HazWoper/ C-STOP Combo, p. 6 24 Hour HazWoper/ C-STOP Combo, p. 6 40 Hour HazWoper, p. 7 C-STOP, p. 7 Arc Flash Awareness, p. 7 Basic Rigger, p. 8 E-mail Marketing, p. 13

NOVEMBER Excel Level 2, p. .4 PowerPoint, p. 4 BOOT Camp, p. 5 24 Hour HazWoper, p. 6 C-STOP, p. 7

DECEMBER Excel Level 3, p. 4 VBA, p. 4 BOOT Camp, p. 5 8 Hour HazWoper/ C-STOP Combo, p. 6 24 Hour HazWoper/ C-STOP Combo, p. 6 C-STOP, p. 7

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Fall 2013 Corporate Training Guide