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The SouthArk office of Corporate and Community Education is housed in the Center for Workforce Development on the East campus. Community Education classes, seminars, workshops, and camps offer a variety of opportunities for cultural, educational, and life-enriching activities for all ages. Classes are organized on demand and suggestions are ALWAYS welcome. New schedules are released three times per year. Office Administration: Jamie McConathy, Dean of Continuing Education Sherri Whitehead, Senior Coordinator Tara Anglin, Community Education Coordinator Terry Jones, Administrative Assistant 870.864.7192 email@example.com 3698 East Main Rd. El Dorado, AR
june 3-28 // ages 6-12 Campers will ROCK through the decades as they relive what it was like for Neil Armstrong when he landed on the moon, what the Pac-Man craze was all about, when and why DNA was first used to convict criminals, and MORE! Request a catalog or more information! Call Tara at 870-864-8456 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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All classes utilize Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) concepts and 21st century educational skills of Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Collaboration, Agility and Adaptability, Curiosity and Imagination.
July 8-18 // Grades 1-8 Junior Engineering I July 8-11 8 am - 11 am SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $139.00
Vehicle Engineering July 8-11 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $139.00
Great hands-on learning and building. Students will creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using the All About Learning LEGO® kits.This class is open to students going into grades 1-3.
Students will build up to 13 different motorized vehicles capped off with a final project using the All About Learning LEGO® kits. Vehicles include everyday vehicles, concept cars, construction machines, and more. This class is for students going into grades 4-8.
Models built: race car, windmill, merry-go-round, levers/pliers, pulley/crane. Concepts covered: basic engineering principles, simple machines, forces in motion, problem solving, and communication skills. Junior Engineering II July 15-18 8 am - 11 am SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $139.00 Students will build projects of a slightly higher complexity using gears and motion from the unique All About Learning LEGO® kits. This course is a must for students who enjoyed Jr. Engineering I (although JE1 is not required). This class is for students going into grades 1-3. Models built: car and trailer, go-round, seesaw, oil well drill, snow plow, catapult, ferris wheel, headstand car, motorcycle, ping pong ball thrower, tower, tricycle. Concepts covered: basic engineering principles, gears and gear ratios, simple machines, forces in motion, problem solving, and communication skills.
Models built: adjustable crane, flipper car, inch worm car, motorcycle, motorized wheel chair, rally race car, space wars vehicle, steam roller, scissors car, submarine. Concepts covered: basic engineering principles, gearing and gear ratios, electric motors and energy, friction, forces, motion, aerodynamics, problem solving, and communication skills. Collision Cars July 15-18 1:30 pm - 4:40 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $139.00 Students will use the All About Learning LEGO® kits to build a variety of battling machines . This is a class of exploration, problem solving, and risk-taking with a goal of learning and experimenting with how machines work. This class is for students going into grades 4-8. Models built: arm bot, blade bot, broom bot, crawl bot, flipper bot, net bot, ramp bot, triceratops bot, winch bot, armored bot. Concepts covered: basic engineering principles, gearing and gear ratios, electric motors and energy, friction, forces, aerodynamics, problem solving, and communication skills.
Space is limited and spots will be given on a first come, first serve basis. For information on how to register, call Tara at 864-8456 or e-mail email@example.com. 870.864.8456
Personal Skills Development
Point-and-Shoot Pictures Instructor: Sarah Shelton Tuesday, June 4 5:30-8:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $25.00
Introduction to Power Point Instructor: Sarah Shelton Tuesdays, June 18 & 25 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00
You don’t need professional equipment or an expensive camera to take amazing photographs. Discover the secrets of how to take great pictures with simple point-and-shoot cameras or even a smart phone. Get ready to shoot! Participants will put their new picture taking skills to the test with an outdoor photo shoot then learn basic photo editing using free online software.
Microsoft Power Point is the most widely used slideshow presentation program. This simple yet powerful communication tool is an asset for anyone who needs to share important information quickly and effectively. Learn skills and techniques to creating professional looking presentations for your next business meeting, school project, or event.
Computer Basics Instructor: Bobbie Smith Two summer courses: First Session: Tuesday and Thursday, June 4 & 6 5:00-7:00 pm Second Session: Tuesdays, August 6 & 13 6:00-8:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00
Intermediate Computers Instructor: Bobbie Smith Thursdays, June 20 & 27 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00
Learn the basics of successfully operating a computer in this hands-on class. Students will study the basic components of the computer, learn how to browse the web, and establish an e-mail account. No prior experience necessary. Class size is limited.
Website in a Day Instructor: Julia Nipper, ASBTDC Tuesday, July 9 9:00 am - 4:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $60.00
Word for Seniors Instructor: Catherine Harrell June 11 and 13 6 pm - 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 This class will help senior citizens feel comfortable using the word processing program, Microsoft Word. Students need basic computer skills, but experience in Microsoft Word is not necessary. Intro. to Excel Instructor: Catherine Harrell Mondays, June 17 & 24 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00 It is easy to shy away from using Microsoft Excel because of how complicated it initially seems. This class is designed to break that preconceived level of difficulty by walking you through steps of basic Excel functions.
Do you have basic computer skills but would like to take them a step further? This class is for students who have a decent understand of computer operations, but would like to discover more of what computers have to offer.
Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, Website in a Day is the hands-on workshop for you! Come sit down with the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center’s laptop lab and design a free website using weebly. You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account as well as an attractive, functional, five-page website. All participants receive a free 20-page workbook with detailed instructions.
Classes are organized on demand and suggestions are ALWAYS welcome...we want to hear from you! Call Tara at 870-864-8456 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Skills Development Sewing Machine Attatchment Tips Instructor: Bea Morris Thursday, July 11 5:00-7:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00
Knitting 101 Instructor: Bea Morris Mondays, June 3 - 10 6:00-8:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $59.00
Do you want to learn how to make your sewing projects look more professional and finished looking? This class will focus on sewing machine feet to make quick, neat finishes to your sewing projects. Feel free to bring your machine and feet that you do not know how to use.
During this class, students will learn how to cast on, cast off, knit purl, increase and decrease stitches, and keep an even tension. Students need to bring a Worsted weight cotton yarn and size US 7-9 needles.
Get LinkedIn! Instructor: Sarah Shelton Thursday, July 18 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00
Edward Jones Financial Workshops Instructor: Heather Crake, Financial Advisor 6 pm - 7:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $5.00 for individual session; $15 for series
Join the world’s fastest growing professional social network, LinkedIn! Learn how to create an effective LinkedIn profile; get noticed by potential employers, navigate job searches, connect with groups, friends, and network with professionals and others from around the world. Sign Language for Beginners Instructor: Sherrin Tucker Mondays, July 8-22 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $39.00 In this beginning level sign language course, students will learn the basics of one of the most beautiful languages in the world. This course teaches basic conversational sign, finger spelling, numbers, and grammatical essentials to successfully communicate with the deaf. Zipper Magic Instructor: Bea Morris Tuesday, July 23 5 pm – 7 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Do you tend to shy away from patterns that involve a zipper? See how easy and quickly you can install one. Course will cover invisible zippers as well as traditional lapped zippers.
Do you have all of the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At the Edward Jones Financial Workshops, you’ll learn key principles of saving and investing and also learn specific strategies to help you reach your long-term financial goals. All students will receive a financial binder with handouts. Foundations of Investing: July 16 Retirement by Design: July 23 Protecting What’s Important: July 30 Preparing Your Estate Plan: August 6 Basic Welding for Art Series Instructor: Jay Glass 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: TBA Fee: $40.00 for individual session; $98 for series Would you like to learn basic welding for art skills? This class will do just that. Students may register for each class individually, or sign up for the entire series at a discounted rate. Students should bring gloves and safety glasses. Introduction to Welding: August 6 Cutting with a Plasma Cutter and Cutting Torch: August 13 MIG Welding: August 20
Would you like to host a class at your business? We would love to partner with you. Call Tara at 864-7192.
Everyoneâ€™s An Artist! Canvas Painting Instructor: Jennifer White SouthArk CFWD East Campus Dates vary but all classes will begin at 6:30 Fee: $35.00 - ALL supplies provided
Line Dance Series Instructor: Mary Meadows All classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm - 6 pm SouthArk Gym West Campus
Line Dance I -- May 14-30 Fee: $29.00/person
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Line Dance 2 -- June 4-June 20 Fee: $29.00/person Line Dance 3 -- June 25-July 11 Fee: $29.00/person
Students who have successfully completed the line dance series may join the SouthArk Line Dancers for only $10 per month!
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Avoid disappointment! Classes are determined by the number enrolled. In some cases, one person enrolling can determine whether or not a class will be offered. Please help us by registering at least 5 business days before the class start date. Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Lunchtime Hoopers Instructor: Rachel Stover Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 12:15-12:45 p.m. Location TBA Membership for Month of June: $19.00 Membership for Month of July: $19.00 Have you seen the new exercise craze? According to a study by the American College on Exercise, hula hooping can burn seven calories per minute. Students should bring a fitness grade hula hoop to class. Call for more information about finding a fitness grade hoop. Baby & Me: Footprint Keepsake Instructor: Bea Morris Saturday, June 8 10 am - 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Calling all mommys, aunts, grandmas, and anyone else who has a precious little one that they adore! Always remember how tiny they are with a butterfly footprint picture. Puppy Prep: What to know BEFORE you get a puppy Instructor: Catherine Harrell Saturday, June 8 10 am - 12 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00 Donâ€™t bring home that cute little pup until you are properly prepared! According to parkandkennels.com, the most common reason people get rid of their dog is because they turned out differently than expected. This class will cover all angles of pet ownership to prepare aspiring dog owners before they give in to those cute little puppy eyes.
Recreational Intermediate Crochet Instructor: Jill Pickett Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 18-27 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $35.00 Advanced Archery for Kids Instructor: Laura Rogers, AGFC Saturday, June 8 10 am – 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00 per person Improve your archery skills by learning proper stance, shot placement, and sight adjustment. Practice with Olympicstyle targets as well as 3D targets. Open to boys and girls in grades 4-10. All equipment will be provided. The Lure of Fishing Instructor: Laura Rogers, AGFC Thursday, June 13 6 pm – 7:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: FREE but reservations (864-8456) are required Learn why fish are colored the way they are and what makes fish bite certain lures over others. Make your own fishing lure to take home with you! Love Those Hummers Instructor: Tana Beasley, AGFC Thursday, August 15 6 pm – 7:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: FREE but reservations (864-8456) are required Celebrate peak migration of the fascinating Ruby-throated hummingbird! Learn about Arkansas’s hummingbird banding program with Tana Beasley, Facility Manager at AGFC’s Potlatch Conservation Education Center at Cook’s Lake. You won’t believe your eyes! Save the dates! Coming this fall: AGFC Nature Nights! September 12 - Outdoor Cooking October 10 - Discover Ducks November 14 - Tic-Track-Toe December 12 - Oh, Deer!
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Kick your crochet skills up a notch with this intermediate class with Jill Pickett from Nonna’s Knots. During this class, students will learn more advanced stitches while working on several projects. Summer Salads Instructor: Catherine Harrell Monday, July 1 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 per person Tired of the same boring salad, but want to continue eating and living a little cleaner and healthier? Come learn delicious spins to the typical summer salad! ACT Boot Camp Instructors: Jeff Ulmer & Anwar Fairley Monday-Friday, July 22-26 8:00 am – 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $79.00 per person - includes student workbook Open to all area students, sophomore level and above. Students will receive focused preparation in the areas of English and Math on days 1-3, Reading Comprehension and Science Reasoning on day 4, and a practice test will be administered on day 5. The final day will consist of scoring, then small group and individual tutoring sessions. Space is limited to 25 participants. Advance registration is required. Classes will meet in the SouthArk Center for Workforce Development, 3698 E. Main. Register in the SouthArk Bookstore or by calling 864-7163. Five Vegetarian Entrees My Husband Will Eat…Made With Ingredients I Can Find Instructor: Bobbie Smith Tuesday, July 23 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm SouthArk Gym Kitchen Fee: $15.00 Does your husband cringe at the thought of you wanting to eat and cook a little healthier? This class will cover five recipes that will make him grumble a little less at the thought of a healthy meal.
Child & Me: Flower Canvas Tote Instructor: Bea Morris Thursday, July 25 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $25.00/tote Create a keepsake that is sure to be treasured for a lifetime. During this class, students will create a precious canvas tote with handprint art. What a great way to remember how tiny those handprints are! Tumbler Painting Instructor: Bobbie Smith Tuesday, July 30 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $25.00
Create a set of (2) adorable, colorful, DIY tumblers! Supplies will be provided but students are invited to bring their own paint if a specific color combination is preferred.
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The SouthArk office of Corporate and Community Education is housed in the Center for Workforce Development on the East campus. Community Education classes, seminars, workshops, and camps offer a variety of opportunities for cultural, educational, and life-enriching activities for all ages. Classes are organized on demand and suggestions are ALWAYS welcome. New schedules are released three times per year. 870.864.7192 email@example.com 3698 East Main Rd. El Dorado, AR
enrollment information Mail-In Complete a non-credit registration form and mail form and payment at least one week prior to the start of class to: SouthArk, Attn: Corporate and Community Education, P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71731. Do not send cash through the mail. Phone-In If paying with a credit or debit card – 1.800.955.2289 ext. 163, ask for the bookstore. You can also call locally (870) 864-7163. Walk-In You may register in the SouthArk Bookstore located in the El Dorado Conference Center or in the Suite 146 of the Center for Workforce Development on East Campus. Please have correct change or check. It will save time, if you have the non-credit registration form (located on back of this page) already filled out. Fax-In Complete a non-credit registration form and fax it to 870.864.8495 and mail form and payment to: SouthArk, Attn: Corporate and Community Education, P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71731.
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E-mail Complete a non-credit registration form, found at www.southark.edu under “Community Classes” and e-mail it to email@example.com. Mail payment to: SouthArk, Attn: Corporate and Community Education, P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71730
Professional Development Website in a Day Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU Small Business and Technology Development Center Tuesday, July 9 9:00 am – 4:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $60.00/person
Facebook Timeline for Business Pages Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU Small Business and Technology Development Center Thursday, August 15 1:00 pm –3:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00/person
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Website in a Day.” Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by the lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, this class is the hands-on workshop for you! Come sit down with the ASBTDC’s laptop lab and design a free website using Weebly. You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account as well as an attractive, functional, five-page website. All participants receive a free 20-page workbook with detailed instructions. Students will have a 30 minute break for lunch.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Facebook Timelines for Business Pages.” The new Facebook pages design with TImeline has arrived. Regardless of whether you like it or not, the changes are here - it is best to prepare your page so your timeline will shine. Make sure you are ready to take advantage of all the changes available with the new timelines. They can make your page stand out from the competition IF you know some basic secrets! Join the SAU Small Business and Technology Development Center to learn how to put this powerful marketing tool to work for your small business! Here are just a few things you will learn about the new Facebook pages, including using the preview, timeline cover rules, how updates have changed, admin panel features, messages, featuring posts, “spying on your competitors” and what will hapen to custom content on your page’s tabs.
Microsoft Office Basics Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Wednesday, July 17 8:30 am – 4:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $129.00/person Don’t let your lack of knowledge of Microsoft Office get in the way of achieving your employment goals! In Office 2010 Basics, you’ll learn the basics of the 3 most commonly used programs: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, and Microsoft Excel. You’ll see how businesses use Excel to create spreadsheets, and why Word is the easiest way to create a document. Then, you’ll have fun creating a Power Point presentation on the subject of your choice. you’ll leave with a better understanding of each program and the ability to take what you’ve learned and work toward your career goals.
Creative Cloud Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Tuesday, August 20 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Rm 105 Fee: $39.00 Find out if Adobe is right for you. This course is not handson, but students are welcome to bring their own laptops. The instructor will guide you through demonstrations of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and more.
Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives, and Deadlines Instructor: Certified Skillpath Seminars Facilitator Thursday, July 11 9:00 am – 4:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Rm 121 Fee: $295.00/person - includes workbook This course will equip your employees with the tools, knowledge, insights and skills to make them outstanding project managers. They’ll learn how to select and prioritize projects, define customer needs, use the Work Breakdown Structure to ensure no tasks are left behind, prevent dependencies from negatively affecting the project schedule and establish a performance measurement baseline.
Recreational Registration Form Non-Credit Classes
Student must complete all information in Section A. Section A Name: __________________________________________ Last 6 digits of Social Security No. __________ Phone: (H)____________________ (W)____________________ (C)____________________ E-mail: __________________________________________ Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________________________ City: ____________________ State: ____________________ Zip: ____________________ Course Title: ____________________ Fee: ___________ Qty: ___________ Total: _________________ ____________________ Fee: ___________ Qty: ___________ Total: _________________ ____________________ Fee: ___________ Qty: ___________ Total: _________________ Total Fees Due: ____________________ Section B Method of Payment: Cash Check Money Order Purchase Order # VISA # ____________________ Exp. Date: ____________________ MasterCard # ____________________ Exp. Date: ____________________ Signature: __________________________________________ Date: ____________________ Make checks payable to: South Arkansas Community College P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71731-7010
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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 one week before the class begins. If you cancel less than one week 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.