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TABLE OF CONTENTS Professional Development

2 Computer Technology


Personal Enrichment

4 Safety


Summer Youth Enrichment

6 Online Classes


College Prep

6 Child Care



7 FAQs


Beekeeping Course

7 Subscribe to the eNewsletter


Customized Workforce Training

8 Registration Form


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Supervisory and Management Certification-New! Jan. 10-11, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $350 per certification This course covers a variety of topics such as learning how to lead, building relationship skills through communication and listening, time management and delegation, managing personalities effectively, implementing initiatives, recruitment and retaining top performers, as well as employee evaluation and performance management. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. Class B CDL Training (School Bus Endorsement)-New! Mar. 6-7, 13-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $80 This 32-hour course covers the general knowledge portion of the CDL exam, as well as the school bus, passenger and air brakes endorsements. The course is divided into classroom preparation for the Department of Transportation written exam and hands-on experience and training in pre-trip inspection, obstacle course training and over the road scenarios. A Class B license will enable you to drive any vehicle (including dump trucks) that is greater than 26,001 lbs. David Nobles, instructor. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. Basic CPR/First Aid-New! Mar. 27-28, 4-8 p.m. $49 This course follows the American Heart Association’s Heart Saver CPR, AED training and first aid including manikin practice and a practical exam. Crystal Bullard, instructor. UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 917. Page 2 | 870.612.2082

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Public Speaking Training-New! Feb. 6-Mar. 13, 6-8 p.m. $425 Good speaking is your most enduring job skill. In this 6-week course, you will learn tips that will help you conquer your biggest enemy fear! You will master key verbal and non-verbal skills, learn how to effectively engage an audience, exude confidence in front of a group and develop a presentation that people will remember. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. Mondays, 6 sessions. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. HR Supervisory Life Coach Training-New! Feb. 27, 28, Mar. 1, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $615 Your ability to communicate with employees at every level in the organization is essential. In this 3-day course, you will learn how to engage and motivate your employees, ask questions to get answers and results, increase employee morale, offer Knock Y our Socks Off service and much more. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. First Responder Course Mar. 7-Apr. 20, 5-8 p.m. Apr. 25, 5-9 p.m. $125+ First Responder is a 40-hour course designed to teach students emergency care for trauma patients, splinting techniques, bleeding control, rescue procedures, how to prepare a patient for transport and stabilization of a patient. First responder is the first step to working in pre-hospital emergency medicine. Along with trauma emergency, the course will focus on various medical illnesses and recognition of signs and symptoms. Both medical and trauma assessments will be taught. This course is a pre-requisite to EMT Basic Training. The course fee is $125. The cost of the textbook to be purchased at the UACCB bookstore is $133 plus tax. Wesley Gay, instructor. Tuesdays/Thursdays, 13 sessions, UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 926. Hospitality and Etiquette-New! Apr. 3, 4-8 p.m. $99 This workshop is targeted for all frontline staff who interact daily with guests or customers including receptionists, wait staff, hostesses, cashiers, hotel front desk, guest services, bell services, concierge, communications, housekeeping supervisors of hotels and anyone representing your business on a daily basis. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. | 870.612.2082

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Loving Your Home-New! Mar. 7, 9, 14, 16, 6-8 p.m. $50 Virginia Schmidt, local interior design decorator and owner of Virginia’s House, will teach the skills of home design, colors, room arrangements and furnishings. Join us for fun, networking and a start on a spring make-over using what you already own. This class will give you the knowledge and confidence to transform your home into a home you love. Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4 sessions. UACCB Arts & Science Bldg, 307. So You Want To Write A Book Mar. 9, 6-8:30 p.m. $15 If you have either written a book or have an idea for one and have no idea how to get it published. Luanne Gregory, local author of Head Lice and Hot Tamales, will take you through some basics of on-demand publishing and how the average person can easily become a published author. Whether it’s the next great American novel, a collection of grandma’s recipes or a step-by-step instructional book, this class will teach you how to proceed. UACCB Row Johns Bldg, 803. Digital Photography Mar. 28-Apr. 18, 6-8 p.m. $50 Unleash your inner artist! Instructor Jim Krause, co-owner of Deux Bijoux Bijoux of Evening Shade, will teach the basic functions of a Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera. This beginner’s class will teach the photographer to get away from using the camera’s auto functions and move into using the manual functions of the digital camera. Bring to class a digital camera with an SLR body and lens, the camera’s user manual and a journal for taking notes. Tuesdays, 4 sessions, UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 240.

Defensive Living Apr. 18, 6-8 p.m. $15 Self-defense is more than learning physical techniques. It’s about developing a greater sense of situational awareness, a “left of bang” approach, to protecting yourself and your loved ones. This instructional class will teach effective physical techniques, which includes “dirty fighting” and best weapons to use, i.e. the Kubaton, stun gun, pepper spray, knife and short stick as well as new technologies that can be used for self-defense. Shihan Don Gregory, instructor. UACCB Annex Bldg, 406. Page 4 | 870.612.2082

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Intro to Tunisian Crochet-New! Mar. 28-Apr. 18, 6-8 p.m. $29 Tunisian crochet, also known as Afghan crochet, Hook Knitting or Shepherd’s Knitting is a mixture of knitting and crocheting. In this beginner class, you will learn how to cast-on and how to do five different stitch patterns. Tunisian crochet is beautiful, fast and fun! Lisa Krause, instructor. UACCB Row Johns Bldg, 815.

Life Coaching for Ministers-New! Mar. 27, 28, 29, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $615 Ministers, pastors, chaplains and youth leaders are trained in ministry, but are not trained in counseling. This 3-day course will teach you the alternative - it’s called life coaching. Learn how to ask powerful questions that lead individuals to the answers within themselves. You will learn how to engage and motivate your congregation and help church leaders and teachers reach their goals to meet the needs of the church as a whole. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. Intro to Photoshop Apr. 20-May 11, 6-8:30 p.m. $60 Discover the power and flexibility of designing and creating in Photoshop. Instructor Jim Krause, co-owner of Deux Bijoux Bijoux of Evening Shade, will teach Photoshop terminology and how to use the workspace, panels, brushes, selection tools and filters. Thursdays, 4 sessions, UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 222. Life Skills 101-New!

Apr. 17-May 22, 6-8 p.m. $225 This 12-hour course includes a variety of life skills such as decision-making, critical thinking and problem solving, goal setting, life and stress management, budgeting and maintaining a home, forming positive relationships, staying positive in a negative world, assertiveness, resolving conflicts and more. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. Mondays, 6 sessions. UACCB Row Johns Bldg, 802. | 870.612.2082

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SUMMER YOUTH ENRICHMENT Engineering Camps - June 19-23, 2017 Explore engineering with hands-on activities during a week-long half day program designed specifically for students entering the 6th-9th grades. Students will spend the week exploring the different types of engineering, visiting college of engineering labs and having tons of fun! Space is limited. The top 25 students will be accepted based upon their application. Limited number of partial scholarships are available. To learn more, call 870.612.2082 or email UACCB Kids’ College - July 10-21, 2017 Kids’ College is a summer enrichment program designed to spark the imagination and expand the knowledge of youth who will enter grades 1-6 in fall 2017. This summer, we will “Blast Off To Kids’ College!” More details available April 2017. Deadline to apply for Kids’ College is May 26, 2017. Limited number of partial scholarships available for qualified students. Week 1: Entering grades 1-3, July 10-14. Week 2: Entering grades 4-6, July 17-21. Fee: $180 (full days), $105 (half days). UACCB Independence Hall.

COLLEGE PREP College Prep Course-New! June 26-30, 2017, 1-5 p.m. $250 College can be intimidating for high school students. The Myers-Davis Life Coaching College Prep class as taught by Angela Davis and Dr. Edward Myers will help make your college career manageable. This 20-hour class will equip you with a knowledge base to balance your college life, how to prepare for exams, how to stretch yourself without burning out, how to manage your stress and how to make your college career a huge success. Students entering 10th-12th grades in fall 2017 are eligible. Limited number of scholarships available. Books and materials are included. 5 sessions. UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 240. Page 6 | 870.612.2082

OUTDOOR Wilderness First-Aid Apr. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $60 Dan Nash, owner of Satori Adventure and Expeditions, teaches a condensed version of the general two day wilderness first aid class that is centered around the most common injuries and medical issues that may arise while in the wilderness. This 8-hour course will cover the diagnosing and treating of patients and also the evacuation if necessary. Students need to bring their first aid kit, along with other items that they would normally take with them on a day trip, i.e. trekking poles, rain gear, survival kit, water, extra clothing, etc. The class will consist of 5 hours of classroom and 3 hours of practical exercises. During the practical exercises, students will use what they have available to build litters, splints and learn to extract patients. UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 902. To learn more about Dan’s classes visit “It was a very good class with a knowledgeable guide teaching. I liked the actual making of the litter and carrying out the hiker and going thru so many emergency situations.” Linda Lovell

FALL 2017 Complete Beekeeping Short Course-New! Sept. 11, 18, 25, 6-9 p.m., Mondays, FREE This three-part class will cover everything a novice needs to know to begin keeping honey bees safely and successfully. New information is presented each session, building on the previous classes, so plan to attend all three. Course will be taught by Jon Zawislak, a UA Extension entomologist and Master Beekeeper with nearly 20 years of experience working with bees. Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 902. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email | 870.612.2082

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CUSTOMIZED WORKFORCE TRAINING In need of training? Do you have employees that need to learn new skills to increase productivity? Starting a new process? Let UACCB provide your business with quality training at an affordable price! If you have an idea or question, call Zach Harber 870.612.2081 or email

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY Microsoft Excel Level 1-New! Mar. 14, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $69 Rhonda Williams Byrd of Nightwing Consulting has extensive experience teaching computer applications. In Excel Level 1, you will learn the basics of Excel. The course covers entering and formatting numbers and text, ranges, copying and moving data, basic formulas, data entry short-cuts like filling in a range, auto sum, auto complete and auto fill, relative and absolute cell references, searching Help, formatting and printing. Rhonda Williams Byrd, instructor. UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 222. Microsoft Excel Level 2-New! Mar. 28, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $69 Excel Level 2 covers large workbooks with multiple worksheets, 3D formulas, more advanced formulas for financial, logical and date questions, Excel as a datasheet (database table), including sorting and filtering, charts, comments and hyperlinks. Rhonda Williams Byrd, instructor. UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 222.

Microsoft Excel Level 3-New! Apr. 11, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $69 Excel Level 3 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 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 Scenarios. Rhonda Williams Byrd, instructor. UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 222. Page 8 | 870.612.2082

SAFETY Boater Education-New! Apr. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1986 and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat or sailboat on Arkansas water. To operate a motorboat powered by an engine of 10 horsepower or more, a person must be 12 or older or be under the direct supervision of a person at least 18 years old. To operate a personal watercraft, a person must be 16 or older; be 12 to 15 years old and be under the direct supervision of a person at least 18 years old or be under 12 and be under the direct supervision of a person at least 21 years old. Denis Dunderdale, North Central Regional Education Coordinator instructor. UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 902. Registration online is required at the following link: Hunter Education Mar. 11, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. FREE June 24, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. FREE Aug. 26, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. FREE Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. FREE This class, sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is required for anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1968. To hunt in Arkansas, you must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card. Youth under age 16 may hunt without hunter education as long as they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is 21 years of age. There is no specific age requirement to enroll in hunter education. However, the educational reading material is based on a sixth-grade reading level. Mary Zirkle, instructor. UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 927/928. Registration online is required. To register online for Mar. 11 class, use the following link: ServSafe Food-2 day training Apr. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Apr 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $140 The ServSafe program provides food safety training to food service managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Julian Carpenter, instructor. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. | 870.612.2082

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ONLINE Visit for a complete listing of non-credit instructor-led ed2go online classes! Learn a new skill or hobby online from the convenience of your office or the comfort of home. Classes begin the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks. You will receive two lessons per week. Ed2go offers more than 300 course options and most classes are under $90. To learn more, visit or call 870.612.2082. Accounting Fundamentals Online $89 The demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting and more. Computer Skills for the Workplace Online $89 Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you will need to succeed in today’s market. Administrative Medical Assistant Online $89 Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare. In this course, you will master the basics of scheduling patients’ appointments, surgeries and hospital admissions. You will discover how to create, maintain and file medical charts. Find out how to verify patients’ insurance, create charge tickets, post charges and obtain pre-authorization from insurers and schedule return visits. If you are interested in a secure job in the healthcare field this course will set you on the career path to help you determine which aspect of medical information management - from patient contact to billing and coding suits you best. Introduction to Guitar Online $89 Learn to play guitar and become the musician you've always wanted to be! In these fun and informative lessons, you will build basic guitar skills step-by-step through hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings and detailed illustrations. Whether a beginner or an intermediate student, you will take your musical talent to the next level and will be well on your way to becoming a skilled guitar player. Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Online $129 Take your PowerPoint presentations from ordinary to extraordinary by turning simple slides into a polished and exciting presentation that will make your message memorable. Page 10 | 870.612.2082

ONLINE Manufacturing Fundamentals Online $89 Learn the basic skills required to work in the manufacturing field. Discover the role of production design, process planning and the heart of 13 different manufacturing processes. Understand why facility location and plant layout decisions are so vital. In this 6-week, instructor-facilitated course, you will learn how successful organizations use costs to communicate manufacturing progress and how to effectively develop short and long-term budgets. Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach Online $89 Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology in a memorable and enjoyable fashion. SAT/ACT Preparation—Part 1 Online $89 Making the decision to attend college is probably one of the most important decisions you will ever make, and your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice. This course will provide you with a grammar and usage review specifically geared to the rules that you will be tested on in the ACT. Learn how to maximize your time on reading comprehension passages and the passages in the science test. Start Your Own Edible Garden Online $89 Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this course, you will discover the key to healthy soil, how to read a zone hardiness map, how to spot a micro-climate in your yard, how to prepare a garden bed, how to understand fertilizers and make compost. Whether you want to provide your family with nutritious food, save money, get some exercise or just be more self-sufficient, this course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to be on your way to a successful harvest. Supply Chain Management Fundamentals Online $89 Supply chain management professionals play a key role in capturing customer demands, creating forecasts, developing schedules, ordering and managing inventory, controlling production orders and maximizing customer satisfaction. You will understand the necessary elements to fulfill the requirements of a formal supply chain cycle beginning with developing long-range production, sales and capacity plans and ending with planning, implementing and controlling daily manufacturing schedules. | 870.612.2082

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ONLINE Online learning is easy and fun. Get a lift with your car eer . Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line. Training is led by expert instructors. Participate anytime day or evening from any computer. Most courses are offered multiple times in the fall and spring. For a complete listing of online courses and certificates, visit: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers-New! Online $195 Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Sharon deFonteny, instructor. 16 hours, 1.6 CEUs. Next start dates: Feb. 6, Apr. 3 or June 5. Podcasting-New! Online $245 Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a podcast. This step-by-step class will take you from start to finish and cover the required elements needed to get your show online. Travis Allison, instructor. 16 hours, 1.6 CEUs. Next start dates: Feb. 6, Apr. 3 or June 5. Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace Online $245 Dealing with difficult personalities and broaching challenging subjects is a workplace necessity and takes skill, tact and confidence. Learn skills that will guide you to find your voice and communicate effectively in workplace interactions, making day-to-day interactions run smoothly. Dr. Kate Webster, instructor. 16 hours, 1.6 CEUs. Next start date: Feb. 6, Apr. 3 or June 5. Page 12 | 870.612.2082

CHILD CARE UACCB hosts free child care courses that are underwritten by the Child Care Training program of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Select classes are posted online at Traveling Arkansas’ Professional Pathway registry (TAPP). Visit the site below. Go to “Training Opportunities.” Search for upcoming classes by city or topic:

Child Care Orientation Training (CCOT) Feb. 16, 21, 23, Tues, Thurs, Tues


1st class 6-8 p.m. 2nd/3rd class 5:30-9:30 p.m.

This 10-hour course is designed for child care employees who do not have a Child Development Associate credential or other child care provider license. Topics include child care as a profession, child growth and development, handling emergencies, guidance behavior management and more. Amy Pinkston, instructor. Tues/Thurs/Tues, 3 sessions. UACCB Row Johns Bldg, 802. To register, call 870.793.5233 or register on TAPP.

Child Care Orientation Training (CCOT) Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 6-8 p.m. FREE This 10-hour course is designed for child care employees who do not have a Child Development Associate credential or other child care provider license. Topics include child care as a profession, child growth and development, handling emergencies, guidance behavior management and more. Amy Pinkston, instructor. Tuesdays. UACCB Row Johns Bldg, 802. To register, call 870.793.5233 or register on TAPP. Family Child Care Provider (FCCP) May 6, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. FREE This 8-hour refresher course is designed for family child care providers. Topics include profession and regulations, organizing the home, guiding children through the day, business management and family child care provider home review. Free participant materials and certificate of completion. Josephine Battle, instructor. ASU Childhood Services, 615 University Loop East, State University, AR. To register, call 870.972.3055 or register on TAPP. | 870.612.2082

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FAQs How do I enroll in a class? There are several ways to register - by phone at 870.612.2082, in person at the community education office, Annex 401A, or use the registration form (page 15) and email a scanned copy or fax it to 870.793.4988.

How and when do I pay my registration fee? Payment is due at the time of registration. Early registration and payment should be made to guarantee your place in class. Accepted payments are cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover. If paying by check, make check payable to UACCB. To pay by credit card, call the community education office at 870.612.2082.

Where is your office located and what are your hours? The office of community education is located at 2005 White Drive, Batesville in the Annex Building, room 401A, next to the Arts and Science Building. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

What is your refund policy? Three business days’ notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a full refund.

My class was cancelled. Why? Sometimes classes are cancelled due to low enrollment or for various other reasons. We will do our best to notify you, and we apologize for any inconvenience this might cause. UACCB reserves the right to cancel classes and will refund registration fees if that should occur.

How do I subscribe to your email list? To receive information about community education classes, opt-in to our email list at Scroll down the web page, click “SUBSCRIBE” and enter your email address. Once you subscribe, you will receive an email asking you to “confirm” your subscription.

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