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CONTENTS COMPUTER:::pp.3-4 SAFETY & SKILLS:::pp.5-9 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:::pp.12-13 SPANISH:::p.14 ENROLLMENT INFORMATION:::p.14 TRAINING CONSORTIUM:::p.15 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 Whitehead, Senior Coordinator. swhitehead@southark.edu. 870.864.8453. Tara Anglin, Community Education Coordinator. tanglin@southark.edu. 870.864.8456. 2|Page (870)864-7193 ce@ s o u Assistants: t h a r k . e dLaTina u  3 6 9and 8 Dylan E . M aHeisner in Office Jones

COMPUTER COMPTIA NETWORK+ CERTIFICATION Instructor: William Byrd Monday-Friday, June 23-27 *Network+ Exam on Friday, June 27

SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $1,500/student The CompTIA Network+ Certification is the sign of a competent networking professional. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves a technician's competency in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing and configuring basic network infrastructure. The CompTIA Network+ Certification is an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of networking professionals. This course teaches the fundamentals of networking and prepares students for the Network+ certification exam. Through hands-on training and exercises students learn the vendor-independent skills and concepts necessary for all networking professionals. In order to be certified in the latest version of CompTIA Network+, students have to pass exam N10-005: Network+ Certification. The exam addresses the latest skills needed by technicians, such as basic principles on how to secure a network. The exam covers network technologies, media and topologies, devices, management, tools and security. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Network+ candidates have at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or academic training, along with a CompTIA A+ Certification. CompTIA Network+ certifications issued in 2011 or later are valid for three years. OFFICE BASICS Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Thursday, July 22 from 1-4:30 pm

SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $75/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 PowerPoint 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 PowerPoint 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.

WINDOWS TIPS AND TRICKS Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Tuesday, August 12 from 1-3:30 pm

SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $50/person How can I find a file if I don’t remember where I saved it? How can I save multiple email attachments? Is there an easy way to navigate large documents or spreadsheets? How can I show my IT department the steps that led to the error message I have on my screen? Are there shortcuts to do the things I do every day? If you have ever asked yourself one of these questions, this is the class for you! Windows Tips and Tricks demonstrates a variety of shortcuts and techniques that will allow you to be so much more efficient with everyday tasks in Windows and its applications.

Need a computer class not listed or want training delivered on-site? Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more are available on demand. Call us today at 870.864.7192. 3|Page

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CREATE ZOOMING PRESENTATIONS-WITH FREE SOFTWARE! Instructor: Rhonda Williams Byrd Tuesday, August 26 from 1-4 pm

SouthArk CFWD, Room 105 Fee: $65/person Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that transforms presentations from run-of-the-mill monologues into dynamic conversations; enabling people to see, understand, and remember ideas. Use Prezi’s open canvas to construct a story arc, with visual context leading the viewer on a path of discovery. A visual story has a flow and narrative, where images and words work together to present an idea or lesson. Please bring a USB drive to take home what you create.

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.

ONLINE LEARNING Some of the courses available include….    

Business Communication Grant Writing Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2013 Employment Law Fundamentals

Learn more: WWW.ED2GO.COM/SOUTHARK

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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 Bennie Adams. TOPICS COVERED

BOOT Camp Summer 2014 Schedule Tuesday- Thursday, July 8-10 Tuesday-Thursday, August 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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Safety Drawings Overview Valves Tanks Pumps Heat Exchangers Vessels Instrumentation Sampling DCS / Control LOTO Review Startup Unit

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:

June: 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 July: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31 August: 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 C-Stop instructors include Mike Meadows, Ron Palculict, and Bennie Adams.

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SMOKE SCHOOL: VISIBLE EMISSIONS TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION Monday, May 19 from 7 am-1 pm SouthArk CFWD, Room 121 and back parking lot $360/person Compliance Assurance Associates, Inc. provides complete smoke school training in accordance with 40 CFR 60 Appendix A, Method 9, Method 22, 203A, 203B, 203C. Upon completion of the lecture and field training your personnel will be ready to read and completely document their readings in a defensible format. GENERAL INFORMATION -Arrive 20 - 30 minutes early for registration. -The field certification takes place outdoors and takes place whether rain or shine. As long as the visibility is greater than three (3) miles, and there is no lightning, the field runs continue. Poor visibility and lightning usually pass within an hour or two, and the field runs can resume. -Good long-distance vision is required for field certification. Students are advised to remember that whatever eyeglasses or sunglasses (prescription or nonprescription) you wear during the certification test are REQUIRED every time you actually do VE readings. OTHER THINGS TO BRING -Office supplies: clipboard, note paper, pen (not pencil) -Rain gear: umbrella, raincoat, visor. -Comfort supplies: lawn or camping chair, hat, snack, bottled water, sunscreen. About the instructor… Arthur “Art” Eberle, President and CEO. Eberle received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Christian Brothers University and M.B.A. from the University of Memphis. He worked within a Fortune 100 for nearly a decade in both Environmental and OSHA regulatory compliance. He developed a safety training program for REC, and in 1997 founded Compliance Assurance Associates, Inc. and subsequently developed the Method 9 Opacity Training program offer by CAA, Inc.

8 HOUR HAZWOPER REFRESHER 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 July 10 or Aug. 7

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. 6|Page

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24 HOUR HAZWOPER Monday-Wednesday, July 21-23 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 Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 4-6 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.

40 HOUR HAZWOPER Monday-Friday, Aug. 25-29. 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.

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. Contact us for a free consultation at 864-7192 or ce@southark.edu

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. The course lasts approximately 4 hours and is offered on demand. 7|Page

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PLANT FAILURE ANALYSIS Tuesday-Thursday, June 3-5. SouthArk CFWD, Room 121. Led by Applied Technical Services Course fee: $1,800/student Day 1  The roots of failures  Basics of materials  Failure mechanisms  Fracture Identification Day 2  Fracture Identification  Fastener Failures  Hands-on Failure Analysis  Lubrication  Rolling Element Bearings

Day 3  Rolling Element Bearings  Belts  Hands-on Failure Analysis  Gear Problems  Shaft Seals, couplings Day 4  Basics of Pump Problems  Corrosion Identification  Hands-on Failure Analysis  Basics of Wear Mechanisms

2012 NFPA 70E: ARC FLASH AWARENESS Instructors: Jim Jones and Russell Sanders, El-Ark Thursday, July 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.

BASIC RIGGER This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND $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.

BOILER OPERATION This course is AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Instructor: Tim Hogue 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.

Interested in teaching a non-credit course? Share your skills and experience by leading one of our existing courses or helping develop a new one. We welcome a wide range of experienced professionals from a variety of backgrounds. If you are interested in teaching a non-credit course, please contact Jamie McConathy at 870.864.7193 or jmcconathy@southark.edu

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CHEMISTRY FOR INDUSTRY Fridays, June 6-20 7:00 am-4:00 pm Fee: $200/student Instructor: Linda Bates Location: SouthArk CFWD 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

SAFETY & SKILLS INSTRUCTORS 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.

Mike Meadows Meadows is retired from Lion Oil where he served over 20 years as a safety engineer. He currently serves as a C-STOP 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).

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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.

Plus 50 Classes Slated for Fall 2014 … Plus 50 Computer Basics Plus 50 Intermediate Computers Plus 50 Microsoft Office Plus 50 Astronomy Plus 50 Outdoor Photography Plus 50 Algebra Refresher Plus 50 College Admissions 101 Plus 50 Applying to a Job…Online …and more!

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

UNDERSTANDING PERSONALITY STYLES AND THEIR SIGNIFICANT IMPACT July 17 9:00 am-4:00 pm $325/person (includes workbook) Instructor: Tim Frazier Tim Frazier is a renowned business speaker, high performance leadership expert and refreshingly original thinker. Highlights of Tim's career include managing the design and development of a premier global leadership event for a national association with 1,300 member schools. He also pioneered a leadership course for business professionals and revitalized a leadership team in crisis. After the team went on to produce 30% growth, word got out and Frazier quickly became a sought-after speaker. Frazier holds a bachelor's degree in communication, master's degree and doctorate in organizational leadership and management. His presentations are not about "topics", but rather solutions. Come prepared to be provoked and thoroughly impressed with the skills, charisma, and impact of this dedicated trainer. In Understanding Personality Styles and Their Significant Impact, participants will learn...  The importance of identifying their own and others’ personality styles  How to use a personality assessment  About their personality own style and how it affects goals and stress levels  How to best communicate with each of the personality styles Have you ever asked, “Can’t we all just get along?” Well, until people begin to understand the differences in personality styles and truly appreciate the unique characteristics that each style brings to a relationship, conflict and tension won’t go away. In this valuable training course, your employees will use The Personality Explorer™ to assess their personality styles and discover how personal styles affect interactions with others. They’ll learn the four main types of personalities and address how each style offers strengths and weaknesses that must be recognized for effective communication. And most importantly, your employees will walk away with the skills and knowledge needed to develop and maintain successful relationships that lead to successful people and successful organizations.

BUSINESS FINANCING OPTIONS Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU-ASBTDC Thursday, July 24 9-11 a.m. SouthArk CFWD, Room 104 Fee: $30/student This seminar will explain how and where to get financing for prospective and existing businesses. Credit requirements, places to go for funding and the Small Business Administration's loan guaranty program will be presented.

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HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN ARKANSAS Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU-ASBTDC Tuesday, August 12 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. SouthArk CFWD, Room 104 Fee: $30/student This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect the success of your business, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls that you will face as an entrepreneur. Free New Business Guide included!

HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU-ASBTDC Tuesday, August 19 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. SouthArk CFWD, Room 104 Fee: $30/student No matter how large or small, all businesses should have a written plan. A business plan helps to define concepts, evaluate the competition, analyze markets, determine risks and estimate financial potential. Business plans are required to obtain a small business loan. This in-depth seminar discusses the business planning process in detail. Participants will learn about the importance of planning and the elements that go into a good plan. For new entrepreneurs, the seminar "Starting a Business in Arkansas" is recommended as a first step.

BOOSTING BUSINESS WITH GREAT CUSTOMER REVIEWS Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU-ASBTDC Monday, June 30 from 2-4 p.m. SouthArk CFWD, Room 104 Fee: $30/student Do you know what your customers are saying about your business online? Customer reviews through online sites such as Trip Advisor and Yelp are crucial to the success of a small business. Don't overlook this vital tool for marketing your small business. This seminar will lead you through the various online customer review sites, how to create compelling business listings for the most popular sites, and tips for getting great customer reviews!

WELCOME TO ARKANSAS “FIRST IMPRESSIONS” GUEST SERVICE TRAINING Tuesday, June 17 from 9 am – Noon No charge to attend. Limited number of seats available! The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and the Arkansas Hospitality Association offer “First Impressions” guest service training classes for Arkansas businesses, communities, and organizations. This course takes participants to a new level in their understanding of what is needed to survive, thrive, and help push their communities/regions forward in this very competitive world. It is designed to give those who attend the confidence and skills to “WOW” visitors with a great and memorable guest service experience. This program is targeted toward frontline personnel, managers, and owners of attractions, lodging properties, dining establishments, Chambers of Commerce, Advertising and Promotion Commissions, Convention and Visitor’s Bureaus, Welcome Centers, and any other business or group that interacts with the traveling public. Communities encourage guests to spend more time and money in their areas and identify exemplary employees whose actions impact their businesses’ bottom lines every day. 13 | 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. 14 | 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.

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 CB&I

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 15 | 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.


Summer 2014 corporate training guide