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Upcoming Classes

January 2023

TECHNICAL LAB

Every Wednesday between the hours of 8am-4pm we will have a technician at the computer lab waiting for you to bring in your very slow, broken, needing upgrading PC’s. We will help you diagnose your problems and teach you how to fix it. Here is a brief listing of things we can help with: Fixing slow or broken machines, upgrading software, data transfer, protecting your PC from virus’s and malware, etc.

DATES: Jan 11 – June 28
TIMES: 8AM – 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: SAM LAKER
Upgrading To Windows 11

Do you know that there is a new Windows, Windows 11? It is just enough different to make you go crazy. Come to this class and we will help you navigate the new features.

DATES: Jan 9
TIMES: 12PM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: CHRIS TURNER
CREDIT RESTORATION

This course will teach you how to correct errors on your credit reports, negotiate with some creditors, and how to quickly build positive credit. You’ll learn how credit scores are determined and how to effectively remove negative items from your credit reports.

DATES: Jan 10 – 31
TIMES: 8AM or 3PM
INSTRUCTOR: Robin Sobomehin
BUSINESS PLANNING I

This is an introductory course in developing a business plan that requires no previous knowledge of the business planning process. This course will show you the steps involved in developing a successful business plan. You will learn about an operational plan, personnel planning, and finally, a marketing and financial plan. Planning is the key to success.

DATES: Jan 10 – Feb 28
TIMES: 8AM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Scott Williams
ELECTRONIC EXPERIMENT PROJECT

Electronics is presented for anyone interested in the principles of electricity and electrical circuits. Working with electronic devices, motors and other rotating machinery is interesting and challenging, but these tasks also involve certain hazards if people are care-less in their work habits. Those who work with elec-tronic equipment must learn the basic principles of safety.

DATES: Jan 11 – Feb 8
TIMES: 8AM or 3:30PM
INSTRUCTOR: Jimmy Morson
LAWN EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

A foot of fresh snow has just fallen and when at-tempting to start your snowblower, the starter cord snapped. When conditions were a little greener out-side, your lawnmower was becoming increasingly hard to get started. Is your lawn equipment letting you down? Why not familiarize yourself with the equipment you own by taking this class and learning how to repair it? Students may bring in mowers, snowblowers, chain saws, and other machines for simple repairs or complete overhauls.

DATES: Jan 13 – Mar 31
TIMES: 8AM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Mike Daly
MICROSOFT TEAMS

Microsoft Teams has become a necessity for many businesses and for home life. Stay connected and access shared content any time to learn, plan, and innovate–together. This class will teach you how to download teams, set up a team, manage a team by adding users, how to start and end a conversation, share files, set up meetings and more. This is a MUST class, especially in today’s times!

DATES: Jan 17 – 24
TIMES: 12PM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: CHRIS TURNER
APPLIANCE TROUBLESHOOTING BEGINNING AND ADVANCED

This class is for everyone. Bring in your appliances for this hands-on class for the beginner to advanced student. The new technology in major appliances has changed dramatically. Learn updated knowledge of how to troubleshoot, diagnose, and then repair a vari-ety of major appliances with an understanding of this new technology.

DATES: Jan 17 – Mar 7
TIMES: 8AM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Roland Alvarez
QUICKEN HOME AND SMALL BUSINESS

Having trouble finding out where all your money went? Could you have really spent $5,000 on gro-ceries? Come to this class and learn how to use the computer to keep track of all your bills, checks, de-posits, etc. You will get a trial copy of Quicken with this class.

DATES: Jan 19 – Feb 2
TIMES: 12PM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: CHRIS TURNER
EXCEL CERTIFICATION

After taking this class, you will be able to take the Ex-cel Specialist Exam and become an Excel MOS Spe-cialist. This looks great on your resume! Topics in-clude: advanced functions, charting, tables and much more!

DATES: Jan 30 – Mar 13
TIMES: 12PM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Turner

February 2023

TECHNICAL LAB

Every Wednesday between the hours of 8am-4pm we will have a technician at the computer lab waiting for you to bring in your very slow, broken, needing upgrading PC’s. We will help you diagnose your problems and teach you how to fix it. Here is a brief listing of things we can help with: Fixing slow or broken machines, upgrading software, data transfer, protecting your PC from virus’s and malware, etc.

DATES: Jan 11 – June 28
TIMES: 8AM – 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: SAM LAKER
BASIC FLORAL DESIGN

Are you interested in Floral Design? Have you been wanting to save money and create your own arrange-ments? Come to this hands-on class and learn how to mix and match flowers and greenery based on sea-sons, learn which vases are best, learn how to make a beautiful boutonnière, and walk away with a gorgeous floral arrangement.

DATES: Feb 2 – 9
TIMES: 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Jonas Zimmerman
DESIGN YOUR OWN WEBSITE

Have you ever wanted to be a web designer? Well, here is your chance. Learn all the new techniques to create a new interactive web site. We will walk you through the proper steps in design, formatting, and linking your pages. Then when it is absolutely beau-tiful, we will walk you through publishing to the web. If you ever wanted to create your own web-site, this is the class for you.

DATES: Feb 7 – 21
TIMES: 12PM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Turner
SOCIAL MEDIA

What’s the fuss about Twitter? Learn the secrets of successful tweeting. Is it for me, should I be doing it, is it safe, what are the advantages vs. disadvantages? Do you even know what Facebook, In-stagram, Snapchat or Blogging is? I bet your kids and grandkids do! This class will get you tech
savvy.

DATES: Feb 9 – Feb 16
TIMES: 12PM or 4PM
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Turner