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PCC Continuing Education's Spring 2013 course catalog.

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  • >PHONE DIRECTORYMAIN PHONE (252) 493-7388Dr. David Lusk, Dean of Continuing Education and Community Development 493-7319 Vickie Carr, Administrative Assistant 493-7260JoAnn Elkins, Assistant Registrar 493-7657

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTJim Ensor, Director Entrepreneurship and Community Development 493-7541Gail Nichols, Coordinator for Entrepreneurial Education 493-7625Larry Biggs, Small Business Counselor 493-7660Wendy Dunbar, Administrative Secretary, Small Business Center 493-7528Glenda Joyner, Coordinator, HRD 493-7551Cindy Halliday, Coordinator for Computer Instruction 493-7387Dan Thomas, Coordinator, Sustainable Energy 493-7583Lisa Smith, Coordinator for Community Development 493-7317Mary Higgs, Administrative Support 493-7388

    TRANSITIONAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF FOUNDATIONAL STUDIES DIVISIONHilda Barrow, Dean of Foundational Studies 493-7416 Katrina Arnold, Basic Skills Plus Counselor, Interim Director of Tutoring and Academic Success 493-7552Marilyn Beaumont, Coordinator 493-7340Tammy Buck, Coordinator, Compensatory Education 524-5102Laura Corbett, Data Management Specialist 493-7265Jackie Dickens, Compensatory Education Instructor 752-7298Jan Fisher, Coordinator, ESL 493-7213 Belinda Grubbs, Instructor/Coordinator of GED, AHS, Learning Center 493-7560Anna Holtvedt, Learning Center Instructor 493-7342Mary Hopkins, Instructor/Coordinator of Assessment/Orientation 493-7628Ella Pitt, Administrative Secretary, Transitional Studies Department 493-7396Jean Sherrod, Instructor/Coordinator of Basic Skills 493-7526Tereasa Staton, Instructor/Coordinator of Basic Skills, Work Place Literacy 493-7377Beverly Webster, Chief GED Examiner 493-7606Peggy Williams, Compensatory Education Instructor

    PUBLIC SAFETY TRAININGJeff Robinson, Director, Law Enforcement Training, Fire, and EMS 493-7572Wendy Wooten, Administrative Secretary, Law Enforcement Training 493-7572Ryan Willhite, Coordinator, Law Enforcement Training 493-7571/493-7723Alexandrea McCoy, Administrative Secretary, Fire, EMS, Emergency Management 493-7238Thomas Forrest, Coordinator, Detention/Corrections/Security 493-7214Jani Virag, School Director, Fire/Rescue Training 493-7742David Clary, School Director, EMS/Paramedic Training 493-7742Justin Stargardt, Coordinator, Fire, EMS 493-7742

    HEALTH CARE SERVICES/ NURSING ASSISTANT PROGRAMSSidette Brown, Director, Health Care Services 493-7233Glenda Dunn-Cannon, Administrative Secretary 493-7225Debra Premo, RN, Program Coordinator/Nursing Assistant Programs 493-7733

    BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY SERVICESMary Paramore, Director, Business and Industry Services 493-7216Jerry L. Jones, Coordinator for Industrial Instruction 493-7584Karen Vines, CRC Administrator 493-7549Brandy Maxwell, Administrative Secretary 493-7266

    COMMUNITY OUTREACHErnis A. Lee, Director of College Outreach 757-3980Angela Moore, Admissions & Registration 493-7388

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    GET THE BASICS 4 Transitional Studies.............................................................. 4 Compensatory Education..................................................... 6 English as a Second Language (ESL).................................... 6 Find A Job............................................................................ 7 Manage Your Money............................................................ 7

    START A NEW CAREER 8 Barber School....................................................................... 8 Electrician.............................................................................8 General Contractor................................................................ 8 Health Care........................................................................... 9 Insurance Agent................................................................. 12 Notary Public...................................................................... 13 Plumber.............................................................................. 13 Public Safety....................................................................... 13 Real Estate.......................................................................... 13

    FURTHER YOUR CAREER 14 Auto Technician.................................................................. 14 Construction Trades............................................................ 14 Real Estate .........................................................................15

    GROW YOUR BUSINESS 18 Getting Started...................................................................18 Finances..............................................................................19 Marketing........................................................................... 20

    GET TO KNOW YOUR COMPUTER 22

    WANT SOMETHING FUN? 24 Try Something New.............................................................24 Become an Artist.................................................................25 Find Your Groove..................................................................25

    LIVE LIFE IN THE FAST LANE 28 Driver Improvement............................................................28 Motorcycle Safety................................................................28

    FIND OUT MORE 30 About Continuing Education...............................................30 Campus Map.......................................................................32 Policies............................................................................... 33 Registration........................................................................34

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    * DENOTES THE COURSES SENIOR CITIZENS MAY TAKE FOR FREE!Legal residents of North Carolina 65 and above are allowed to take one FREE Occupational Extension Course per semester.

  • SPRING 2013 | WWW.PITTCC.EDU/CONTINUING-EDUCATION4

    GET THE BASICS

    Transitional Studies (Basic Skills Education)Basic Skills Education (transitional studies) classes are tuition-free programs offered on campus and throughout Pitt County for the adult learner. For information about Basic Skills Education and/or Basic Skills Programs, including Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Educational Development (GED), Adult High School (AHS), or Work Place Literacy, please contact Ella Pitt at 493-7396.

    New Students: Welcome to Transitional Studies (Basic Skills)!Hours: Day Sessions, 12 or Evening Sessions, 10.5

    Orientation & Assessment for New Students: ABE, GED, AHS.To be eligible for enrollment, potential students need to complete a Basic Skills Orientation and Assessment session. Please note that Orientation & Assessment is a required session over a period of three days/evenings. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Orientation may be conducted at other days/times BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. SEATING IS LIMITED.

    All students need to present a valid government or state-issued picture ID on the first day/ evening of orientation. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Hopkins at 493-7628 or Jean Sherrod at 493-7526. Cost: Free.

    Minor Students: Students who are 16 or 17 years old are required to meet with Mary Hopkins before attending orientation. Call Ms. Hopkins at 493-7628 to make an appointment. In addition, students who are 16 or 17 years old are required to bring a notarized release form.

    NOTE: If you are a former student and last attended in the Summer 2012 or before, you must attend New Student Orientation.

    Orientation Schedule for Spring 2013Day sessions Days Time s Location Jan 7, 8, 10 MTTH 08:30a-12:30p GHL 143 Jan 14, 15, 17 MTTH 08:30a-12:30p GHL 143 Jan 28, 29, 31 MTTH 08:30a-12:30p GHL 143Mar 4, 5, 7 MTTH 08:30a-12:30p GHL 143Mar 11, 12, 14 MTTH 08:30a-12:30p GHL 143

    Evening sessions Days Times LocationJan 7, 8, 10 MTTH 05:30p-09:00p GHL 143Jan 14, 15, 17 MTTH 05:30p-09:00p GHL 143Jan 28, 29, 31 MTTH 05:30p-09:00p GHL 143Mar 4, 5, 7 MTTH 05:30p-09:00p GHL 143Mar 11, 12, 14 MTTH 05:30p-09:00p GHL 143

    Returning Students: We Miss You!Orientation & Assessment for Returning Students: ABE, GED, AHS. Hours: Day or Evening Sessions

    If you are a former student and last attended during the Fall 2012 but dropped out prior to October 5, please contact Mary Hopkins at (252) 493-7628 to make an appointment before returning. Returning Student Assessments are scheduled on Tuesdays.

    Adult Basic Education (ABE)- Main CampusHours: Vary

    ABE is a basic skills program designed to help adults (16 years of age or older) improve reading, math, writing, spelling, and language skills. For more information on campus Day Classes, please contact Belinda Grubbs at 493-7560. For more information on Off Campus (Community) Day Classes, please contact Tereasa Staton at 493-7377. For more