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Center for Lifelong Learning
121 South Marion Street
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 233-8260
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Email: cll@athens.edu

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Center for Lifelong Learning > Current Courses
Current Courses
Fitness Business Management – Online
Date TBD
Learn how to manage a personal training program, department, or facility as a strategic business with this innovative program . 200 Hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $2595

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Management Training – Online
Date TBD
If you're thinking of starting a business or pursuing an MBA, learn the essentials here! The Management Training Online Program is perfect for business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone who wants to learn the basics of business and management. 360 Hours/36 CEUs. Fee: $2295

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Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2010 Master - Online
Date TBD
Get the training to become an administrative professional, and prepare to become a certified Microsoft Office 2010 Master at the same time. 380 hours/38 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Records Management Certificate – Online
Date TBD
This comprehensive program will help you establish a successful records management program, including electronic, magnetic, and paper media. 180 hours/18 CEUs. Fee: $1595

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Performing Comprehensive Building Assessments - Online
Date TBD
This program will give you a thorough understanding of the building assessment process, focusing on the skills you need to professionally conduct visual building inspections, perform diagnostic testing, determine improvement opportunities, and prepare a work scope that will guide the homeowner’s decision-making process for making the improvements. 30 Hours/3 CEUs. Fee: $895

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Veterinary Assistant – Online
Date TBD
This program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. 170 Hours/17 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology - Online
Date TBD
This nationally recognized program combines the Administrative Medical Specialist program with training in medical billing and coding and medical terminology to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field. 360 hours/36 CEUs. Fee: $2495

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Legal Secretary - Online
Date TBD
Master the skills you need to be a legal secretary and prepare for the National Association of Legal Professionals (NALS) Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) exam. 350 hours/35 CEUs. Fee: $2295

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Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology – Online
Date TBD
Start a new career as a medical transcriptionist with the training provided in this program, which also includes medical terminology training. 300 Hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Lean Mastery - Online
Date TBD
Eliminate waste from your business by learning and implementing the principles of lean business. 60 Hours/6 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management - Online
Date TBD
Develop essential managerial skills, and learn how to effectively manage all aspects of the purchasing process, including procurement, distribution, supply chain management, and more, with the skills you’ll learn in this online program. 300 hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $2295

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Home Inspection Certificate - Online
Date TBD
Learn about standards of practice, defects recognition, inspection guidelines, reporting methodologies, and liability management as you prepare to become a home inspector. 200 Hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $2295

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Optician Certification – Online
Date TBD
Training Master the skills you need for a successful career as an optician and prepare yourself to take the ABO certification exam. 150 Hours/15 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Clinical Dental Assistant – Online
Date TBD
The Clinical Dental Assistant Online Training Program with provide you will the skills you need to become a dental assistant. After you've completed this program, you’ll be ready to pursue certification as a dental assistant by passing the radiology and infection control portions of the Dental Assisting National Board examination. 240 hours/24 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Human Resources Professional - Online
Date TBD
Master the skills you need to gain an entry-level position in human resources and prepare to take the PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certification exam. 80 hours/8 CEUs. Fee: $1795

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Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology – Online
Date TBD
Start a new career as a medical transcriptionist with the training provided in this program, which also includes medical terminology training. 300 Hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $1995

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

This class is available on demand. Start the course when it best fits your schedule. Questions? Call 256-233-8260.

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Entrepreneurship: Start-Up and Business Owner Management – Online
Date TBD
This program covers everything from financing to leadership. You'll learn the keys to business planning, communication skills, marketing, and management. If you've ever thought about owning your own business, this program can help make that dream come true! 360 Hours/36 CEUs. Fee: $2095

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Project Management - Online
Date TBD
The Project Management Online Training Program will help you improve your project management skills and prepare you for certification as a Project Management Professional. 40 hours/4 CEUs. Fee: $1695

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Location: Sandridge Hall Ballroom
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $1695

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Freight Broker/Agent Training - Online
Date TBD
Become a part of the exciting trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries! This program will teach you everything you need to know to start your own freight business or become a freight agent. 150 Hours/15 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness, and Sports - Online
Date TBD
Learn to develop individual nutrition programs for clients, patients, or personal use. 200 Hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $2595

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This class is available on demand. Start the course when it best fits your schedule. Questions? Call 256-233-8260.

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Administrative Dental Assistant – Online
Date TBD
Learn how to perform the administrative tasks essential for managing the business aspects of a dental practice. 150 hours/15 CEUs. Fee: $1795

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Physical Therapy Aide - Online
Date TBD
Master the skills you need to begin a career as a physical therapy aide. 150 Hours/15 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Grant Writing - Online
Date TBD
Learn to write grant proposals that get funded in this nationally recognized Grant Writing online training program. 300 hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $2295

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Advanced Hospital Coding and CCS Prep – Online
Date TBD
This program will utilize your existing knowledge of medical terminology and healthcare sciences. Increase your coding skills and prepare to take the official certification exam to become a Certified Coding Specialist. 80 hours/8 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Medical Transcription – Online
Date TBD
Learn to transcribe medical reports in hospitals, offices, or from home with the most popular transcription program in the country for entry-level training. 240 Hours/24 CEUs. Fee: $1795

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Travel Agent Training – Online
Date TBD
Learn the basic skills needed to operate a computer reservation system for airlines, travel agencies, cruise lines, hotels, or as a home-based agent, and get started in a career in the travel industry! 200 Hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $1795

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Professional Interpreter - Online
Date TBD
Master the skills and knowledge you need to begin a career as a professional interpreter. 40 hours/4 CEUs. Fee: $995

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Six Sigma Black Belt - Online
Date TBD
The Six Sigma Black Belt Online Career Training Program provides you with an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt problem-solving methodology, deployment, and project development approaches. 200 Hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $2695

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Fee: $2695

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Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults – Online
Date TBD
Gain the knowledge you need to develop safe and effective exercise programs for older adult. 200 Hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $2595

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Technical Writing – Online
Date TBD
This program is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their technical writing abilities to a professional level. You'll learn research methods, audience considerations, style, drafting and revision techniques, how to work in a collaborative environment, and more. 80 hours/8 CEUs. Fee: $1795

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Certified Global Business Professional - Online
Date TBD
The Certified Global Business Professional Online Training Program prepares you for the credential exam by educating you in four areas: global management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance. 160 hours/16 CEUs. Fee: $2495

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ICD-10 Medical Coding - Online
Date TBD
Prepare for the future of medical coding by mastering the steps for using the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS to code medical diagnoses and procedures. 200 hours/20 CEUs. Fee: $1795

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Medical Terminology - Online
Date TBD
Get the education you need to get started in the medical field. This program will teach you proper medical terminology and spelling. 60 Hours/6 CEUs. Fee: $795

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Medical Billing and Coding - Online
Date TBD
With the Medical Billing and Coding (MBC) program, you'll gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist, medical coder, or medical office manager. 240 hours/24 CEUs. Fee: $1795

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Event Management and Design – Online
Date TBD
From planning to pyrotechnics, the event Management and Design Online Training Program will teach you everything you need to know to create events that are truly special. 300 Hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Date TBD
This program teaches students how to master professional bookkeeping using QuickBooks 2013 software. 140 hours/14 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Six Sigma Green Belt - Online
Date TBD
The Six Sigma Green Belt Online Training Program encompasses all aspects of running a Six Sigma Green Belt business, including management, service delivery, design, production, and customer satisfaction. 100 Hours/10 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer – Online
Date TBD
This advanced certificate program will further your personal training education by teaching you to incorporate specialized resistance training, functional movements, and nutritional programs for your clients. 400 Hours/40 CEUs. Fee: $2795

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Fee: $2795

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Search Engine Optimization – Online
Date TBD
The Search Engine Optimization Online Training Program will teach you how to increase a Web site's traffic by improving its rankings with search engines. 150 hours/15 CEUs. Fee: $1495

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Certified Bookkeeper - Online
Date TBD
The Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program helps professional bookkeepers earn prestigious American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification. 140 hours/14 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology - Online
Date TBD
This nationally recognized program combines the Medical Billing and Coding program with 60 hours of medical terminology training to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field. 300 hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $1995

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Pharmacy Technician - Online
Date TBD
Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. Train to enter this rapidly growing field with this respected online program. 330 Hours/33 CEUs. Fee: $1995

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Child Development Associate Training Renewal – Online
Date TBD
Fulfill your renewal requirement for Child Development Associate (CDA) certification as you work at your own pace in a flexible, self-directed online learning environment. 45 Hours/4.5 CEUs. Fee: $499

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $499

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Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing & Coding - Online
Date TBD
Get the training you need to become an Administrative Medical Specialist (AMS), a medical receptionist, a scheduler, an insurance specialist, or a diagnostic or procedural coder. 300 hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $1995

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

This class is available on demand. Start the course when it best fits your schedule. Questions? Call 256-233-8260.

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Payroll Practice and Management - Online
Date TBD
Become knowledgeable in all facets of payroll rules and regulations, and join one of the fastest-growing career fields today. 80 hours/8 CEUs. Fee: $1795

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Certified Personal Trainer – Online
Date TBD
Prepare for an in-demand career as a personal trainer as you earn a nationally-recognized W.I.T.S. certification and gain real-life experience in an internship. 60 Hours/6 CEUs. Fee: $995

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Non-Profit Management - Online
Date TBD
Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, discover the essential aspects of fundraising, and become acquainted with the fundamentals of the budgeting process. 300 Hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $2295

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 - Online
Date TBD
Get the training to become an administrative professional, and prepare to become a certified Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 (MOS) at the same time. 460 hours/46 CEUs. Fee: $2395

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Search Engine Marketing – Online
Date TBD
Learn the essential components for understanding this unique and growing career field, including search engine optimization, pay-per-click marketing, and Web site copywriting. 250 hours/25 CEUs. Fee: $1895

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Advanced Coding for the Physician’s Office - Online
Date TBD
Take the next step in your career and prepare for the Certified Procedural Coding national certification exam with the help of this online training program. 80 hours/8 CEUs. Fee: $1595

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Child Development Associate Training - Online
Date TBD
With the certificate program in Childcare & Education offered at Smart Horizons Career Online High School, you can pursue your Child Development Associate (CDA) certification and launch your career in childcare. 120 Hours/12 CEUs. Fee: $850

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Fee: $850

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Certified Wedding Planner – Online
Date TBD
This comprehensive program covers everything an aspiring wedding planner needs to know to get started in the business. Whether you plan on working part-time or full-time, this program will provide all the knowledge you need to work as a professional wedding planner or start your wedding planning business. 300 Hours/30 CEUs. Fee: $1595

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Pay Per Click Marketing - Online
Date TBD
Pay-per-click marketing refers to a specific type of advertising where you pay a search engine every time a potential customer clicks on your ad. The program covers search-engine marketing, Internet advertising, using Google's AdWords program, keyword marketing, building ads, conducting research, and more. 150 hours/15 CEUs. Fee: $1495

For more information about this class click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Private Music Lessons
Oct 1, 2014
The Center for Lifelong Learning offers piano, violin, and cello lessons to students ages 5 and up. Lessons are first come, first served and available slots fill up fast.

Classes are scheduled by appointment, starting Sept 2 - May 1. Make up classes are scheduled only when the instructor cancels classes.

The annual fee for the program is $680. Call Wanda Campbell at 256-233-8262 or email CLL@athens.edu to discuss details. Payment plans are available.

Location: Chasteen Hall Room 105
Instructor: Kristi Coughlin
Time:
Fee: $45

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Private Music Lessons
Oct 1, 2014
The Center for Lifelong Learning offers piano, violin, and cello lessons to students ages 5 and up. Lessons are first come, first served and available slots fill up fast.

Classes are scheduled by appointment, starting Sept 2 - May 1. Make up classes are scheduled only when the instructor cancels classes.

The annual fee for the program is $680. Call Wanda Campbell at 256-233-8262 or email CLL@athens.edu to discuss details. Payment plans are available.

Location: Chasteen Hall Room 105
Instructor: Kristi Coughlin
Time: by appt
Fee: $85

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Private Music Lessons
Oct 1, 2014
The Center for Lifelong Learning offers piano, violin, and cello lessons to students ages 5 and up. Lessons are first come, first served and available slots fill up fast.

Classes are scheduled by appointment, starting Sept 2 - May 1. Make up classes are scheduled only when the instructor cancels classes.

The annual fee for the program is $680. Call Wanda Campbell at 256-233-8262 or email CLL@athens.edu to discuss details. Payment plans are available.

Location: Chasteen Hall Room 105
Instructor: Kristi Coughlin
Time: by appt
Fee: $100

Registration Closed - Call (256) 233-8260 to be placed on a waiting list

More About Greece
Oct 2, 2014
Join us to learn more about our upcoming trip to Greece in April 2015 including travel details and information about the sites we will be visiting.

October 2, 12pm-1pm
Dr. Ron Fritze will discuss the academic history of Greece and how it relates to the sites we will be seeing on our Greece Trip.

Footsteps of Paul Biblical Studies Series
Dr, Robert White will discuss the Apostle Paul's life and legacy, as well as his letters and ministry. Begins Oct 7 in Athens, and Oct 16 in Decatur.

The Greek Experience
Mon, Sept 29, 11:30 am at the CLL
Talk with the representative of the tour company leading the Greece trip. Ask all of your questions about travel, logistics, food, hotels, tips, or other questions on your mind. Check the website or Facebook for updates.

Register for the trip by Oct 8 and save $250. For more information, please call 256-233-8261.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: Ron Fritze
Time: 12pm-1pm
Fee: $0

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Certificate in Designing Webinars - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Finally, you can acquire the best professional development in webinar design, presentations, planning, and marketing. Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing. Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization. Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful. Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences. Then acquire the webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing, and marketing webinar meetings. Take back a certificate in designing webinars that provides you with the latest and best information about presenting webinars, as well as managing and marketing them. You will be learning from two of the foremost authorities on webinars. Two one-month courses, as a certificate (each course available individually). 32 hours/3.2 CEUs

Course 1: Designing Successful Webinars
Course 2: Managing & Marketing Webinars

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.



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Fee: $345

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Beginner Ballroom Dance
Oct 6, 2014
Learning a few fundamental moves can have you dancing the right way in just a few hours. Let Dwain Cooper, dance trainer, show you the basic steps and with slight adaptations you will take steps you have learned in one dance and apply them to new dances. Whether it is a military ball, a vacation cruise, an invitation to a wedding, or a class reunion, you will be dancing and having the time of your life.



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Instructor: Dewain Cooper
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $50

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Negotiation: Get What You Want - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Negotiation is a key skill for success in business and everyday life. Knowing strategies to clarify what you want and how to prioritize needs will ensure you get more of what’s essential. Having the skills to help others get what they want will improve relationships and increase your odds of success in the future. Work with a pro to learn how to plan, implement and win in the bargaining process. Save time, grow your business network and gain confidence when dealing with even the shrewdest of deal-makers. Invest in these skills now and reap a lifetime of rewards. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $140 and earn a Certificate in Workplace Communication by attending all three courses – Conflict Management, Negotiation: Get What You Want, and Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

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ServSafe Certificate
Oct 6, 2014
The Center for Lifelong Learning is now offering the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate. This certificate is recommended for all food service managers, kitchen managers, owners, operators, F&B directors, chefs, line cooks, dietary managers, and other who need food safety training and certification.

This course meets the Certified Food Safety Manager state requirement. The course is designed to provide participants with viable information on potentially hazardous foods and safe food handling practices and much more.

The fee is $175/person which includes textbook and exam. Register before September 22 and save $10.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: TBA
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fee: $175

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Marketing Using Social Media - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social networks. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social networks, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization. Your instructor is a director of marketing for a national association, and writes and speaks on the topic. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Social Media for Business Certificate by attending all three courses – Introduction to Social Media, Marketing Using Social Media, and Integrating Social Media in Your Organization. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Online Learning & Teaching for K-12 Teachers - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Discover the fascinating world of online learning and teaching. Specifically for K-12 teachers, you will find out why and how your students learn online. Find out about all the wonderful eTools being used, from drag-and-drop games to virtual labs. Then find out how you can begin to use the web in your own teaching. See why web-enhanced courses are being introduced in K-12 schools. Then take home online strategies for helping your students to learn more and preparing them for the workplace. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: William Draves

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Time: online
Fee: $145

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Evernote - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Save project inspiration you find online and in the real world with Evernote. Snap a picture, record audio, clip entire webpages. Save all kinds of information (documents, hand written notes, audio, images) in one place. Record meetings, store files, save receipts, scan contracts and store contracts. Create a digital file cabinet for all of your projects, documents and to-dos; add multiple layers of organization using notebooks, notebooks stacks and tags. Find what you need fast. Search by keyword or tag and quickly find what you are looking for (even typed and handwritten text inside of attached photos, images, PDFs, documents, spread sheets and presentation). One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Content Marketing - Online
Oct 6, 2014
You have a website, but why will your customers want to come back or buy something or take action? Do you really know who you are selling to? Do you know what you want to say to them? Do you know how you want to say it? Discover ways to identify who your ideal audience is. Learn how to create content that is engaging and purposeful. Find out what you want to say to them. Explore where you want to say it. And finally, find out how you want to say it. In one month you will be better equipped to create your own content marketing strategy and create a content-rich website that exceeds the needs of your visitors. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn an Inbound Marketing Certificate by attending all three courses – Introduction to Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, and Advanced Inbound Marketing. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Extraordinary Customer Service - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You'll take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your pathway to success. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $45 and earn a Certificate in Customer Service by attending both courses - Extraordinary Customer Service and Keys to Customer Service. $245 total for both courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $145

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Intermediate Data Analysis - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. For example, would men and women prefer different product features? In addition, you may look at relationships between variables. Does product recognition relate to subsequent product purchase? This Intermediate Data Analysis course will introduce you to the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. In addition, you’ll learn how to work with ratings, graphs and user-friendly reports of statistical results. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Certificate in Data Analysis by attending all three courses – Introduction to, Intermediate, and Advanced Data Analysis. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Gender in the Classroom - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Your female students learn differently than your male students. Discover how girls learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more. Then discover how boys learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping boys learn more, and the 5 tips to help boys succeed more. Get info about research not available anywhere else. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Julie Coates and William Draves

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Time: online
Fee: $145

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Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Cell phone apps are the latest way smart businesses are reaching their customers. It seems that nearly everyone is carrying and using a smartphone these days. Smart organizations across the globe are investing in building cell phone apps for their businesses. In this four-week course, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how non-technical users can build, deploy and market smartphone applications across Android, iPhone and Blackberry platforms. The course is ideal for business owners and executives who want to understand how smartphone applications can be inexpensively built, and also for technical users who want to understand to how quickly deploy smartphone applications. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Mobile Marketing Certificate by attending all three courses – Introduction to Mobile Marketing, Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business, and Advanced Mobile Marketing. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

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Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $245

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Cyber Security for Managers - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the workplace, this course will help you find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing, and safeguard your business and work information. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $245

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The Business Plan - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Whether writing a business plan to secure capital, as mandated by most funding sources, or to lessen the risks of business ownership, the planning process you undertake to do so enables you to evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of your businesses. In the online Business Plan course, you will discover the basics of the entrepreneurial planning process culminating in the development of an early-stage business plan. By preparing your business concept, building your plan, and evaluating your business for feasibility, you gain knowledge critical for business start-up and development. A practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision, research, and planning aspects of your new venture. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn an Entrepreneurship Certificate by attending all three courses – Entrepreneur Boot Camp, The Business Plan, and Entrepreneurial Marketing. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Self Publishing eBooks - Online
Oct 6, 2014
eBooks are becoming more popular than ever, especially with the release of the iPad and other tablet computers. In addition to publishing fiction and non-fiction books individuals and companies are using eBook publishing as a way to market products, services, and ideas. Discover what makes a great ebook and how you go about creating, formatting and publishing your eBook. Learn the steps necessary to create your eBook with text, photos, illustrations, audio, videos and hyperlinks to websites. Understand the different options you have in self-publishing and distributing your eBook. Come away knowing not only how to make an eBook, but how to market it as well. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Tim Street

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Developing Your Leadership Skills - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $40 and earn a Certificate in Leadership Development by attending all three courses – Leadership Principles, Developing Your Leadership Skills, and Developing Your Professional Career. $395 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $145

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Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Fundamentals - Online
Oct 6, 2014
NLP is a powerful change management tool that transforms the way people think and act to have the greatest impact both professionally and personally. NLP is one of the most powerful skills used today in business, psychology, sales, and all forms of personal development. Find out how to manage your emotional and psychological states to eliminate fear and anxiety, replace negative behaviors with positive ones, and establish rapport in your personal and professional relationships. Then learn how to model highly successful people and better understand your staff’s and customer’s needs, motivations and behaviors. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Teresa Meehan

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $175

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Substitute Teacher Preparation - Online
Oct 6, 2014
To be a substitute today, it takes student respect, skills and a portfolio of ideas and workable presentations. You may get the first call, but the successful substitute gets the second and third calls to report. Understand what is expected of a substitute and how to maximize your value to a school. Find out about how to develop a sub-notebook, understand classroom management, the latest techniques in developing lesson plans, how to use your own portfolio to assist in teaching, and much more. With information applicable to any U.S. state, this course will provide you with the information you need to know to be successful at any level in any school. It will start you on the teaching path with a working knowledge and a portfolio of ideas to use the day you walk into a new teaching environment. It will also assist you in finding important information to make you a valuable asset to any school system. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: David Reilly

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Time: online
Fee: $145

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Boosting Your Website Traffic - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Acquire the basic skills to boost your web site traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search engine optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn an eMarketing Essentials Certificate by attending all three courses – Improving Email Promotions, Boosting Your Website Traffic, and Online Advertising. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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YouTube for Business - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Increase your business with YouTube, the online video site and now the second-largest search engine. Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people. Find out what types of video work best on YouTube, how other business organizations are using YouTube, how to create your own YouTube channel, and the techniques of adding captions, annotations and other extra features. YouTube can enhance your current marketing and communication strategy. After attending this course, you will take back proven strategies and techniques for making YouTube work successfully for your organization. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $95 and earn a Video Marketing Certificate by attending both courses – Video Marketing and YouTube for Business. $395 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $245

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Photoshop for Presentations - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Certificate in Presentation Media by attending all three courses – Prezi, Photoshop for Presentations, and Creating Visual Presentations. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Fee: $195

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Google Analytics - Online
Oct 6, 2014
If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This course, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You’ll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your website visitors. A must for anyone serious about leverage more success from their website. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Dan Belhassen

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Facebook for Business - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Find out what goes on behind the scenes on Facebook Pages and how to increase the chances that your message is seen and acted on. Discover new tools and proven techniques to increase business and expand your reach. Discuss how to adapt your marketing message for the Facebook platform and how to integrate Facebook across all marketing areas. This is an advanced class and assumes you have started a Page on Facebook and have some basic knowledge of the platform. Technical Requirements: Access to Flash needed for audio and slide presentations. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $140 and earn a Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate by attending all three courses – Twitter, Facebook for Business, and LinkedIn for Business. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $245

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Designing Successful Webinars - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Webinars are a hot new meeting format that save money and reach more people than in-person meetings. Use them for customer education, staff meetings and training, presentations, virtual seminars and much more. The technology is simple, but good webinar presentation techniques are critical. Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization. Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful. Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $45 and earn a Certificate in Designing Webinars by attending both courses – Designing Successful Webinars and Managing & Marketing Webinars. $345 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Time and Productivity Management - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. How effectively you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in so many ways. You’ll get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity. Whether you are managing your own time or others’ time, come away with proven tips to put into practice on Monday morning. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $70 and earn a Marketing Certificate by attending all three courses – Management Boot Camp, Time and Productivity Management, and Managing Generations in the Workplace. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Medical Billing
Oct 6, 2014
You will master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field, including HIPAA compliance requirements, industry-specific techniques for filing insurance, and diagnostic and procedural coding tasks for basic claims processes for insurance reimbursement. Fee includes textbook.

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Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $195

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Students with ASD - Online
Oct 6, 2014
Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Austim Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate Asperger’s Syndrome. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with Asperger’s students. And you will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with this disorder. The course is geared for K-12 teachers, but it is also relevant for counselors, faculty in higher education, parents and anyone else interested in understanding this important issue. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Julie Coates

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Time: online
Fee: $145

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Bible Studies Series: Paul and His World
Oct 7, 2014
This study will look at the historical context of Paul's life and letters. This will help us discover what the world was like during Paul's lifetime and in many ways will help us interpret the letters themselves.

Classes are held in Athens and Decatur.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $10

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Relaxation Techniques for Home or Office
Oct 7, 2014
Instructor: Nancy Johnson This course will introduce the importance of self care in those mentally and physically stressful situations. Learn the techniques to relax at home or in the office.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Nancy Johnson
Time: 11am - 12:30pm
Fee: $35

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Footsteps of Paul
Bible Study Series - CLL

Oct 7, 2014
This biblical series will look at Paul's life, as well as his letters and ministry. This study will provide an overview of the historical context and biblical message contained in the letters. Call 256-233-8262 for a complete brochure.

Session 1: Paul and His World
Tue | Oct 7 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Oct 16 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

Session 2: The Life and Journeys of Paul
Tue | Nov 18 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Nov 13 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

Session 3: Paul’s Letters as Conversations
Tue | Jan 27 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Jan 29 | 12pm-1pm | ACA

Session 4: Traditions Behind Paul's Letters
Tue | Feb 10 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Feb 12 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

Session 5: Paul's Letter to the Philippians
Tue | Mar 10 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Mar 12 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

The fee is $25 for five session or $10 for one session. Please call (256) 233-8260 to register for the series.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $25

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Basic Cake Decorating
Oct 7, 2014
Learn the basics of simple cake decorating and how to make the perfect buttercream icing. Tammy Wilkinson will guide you in the steps to decorating cakes. Class is open to ages 11 and up. Students will take home a simple cake. Supplies included in the fee.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Academic Traveler
Moundville Native American Festival

Oct 9, 2014
Repeatedly named one of Alabama’s Top 20 Tourism Events, the Moundville Native American Festival has performers, artists, craftspeople and tradition bearers entertain and educate visitors about the rich culture and heritage that makes Southeastern Indians unique. Native Americans and other experts demonstrate many arts, crafts and technologies during the entire festival.

Rates are per person and include round-trip transportation, entry fees, and tips. Meals are on your own.

Leaving at 9:00 am.
Reserve by Aug 20. Must be paid in full by Sept 2.


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Time: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fee: $65

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RENTAL - Digital Marketing
Oct 14, 2014
Jerry Bryant/ Arrow Concepts/ 105 Sunset Dr/ Athens, AL 35611/ (256) 874-1201

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Fee: $25

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More Cake Decorating
Oct 14, 2014
Whether you want to decorate for a job or just for fun, this class will show you how to decorate cakes and cupcakes using special tips or design elements. Students will take home their project. Supplies included in the price.
No pre-requisite.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Athens State Book Club
Oct 14, 2014
The Athens State Library sponsors a book discussion group that meet once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Anyone is welcome! Reading selections are determined by members. There are no fees and there is no pressure to join or participate.

The meeting is held at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the scheduled day at 7:00 pm.

Book List
Sept 9 - David & Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 14 - The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund deWaal
Nov 18 - American Colonies, by Alan Taylor
Jan 13 - The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Feb 10 - Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman
Mar 10 - The Rape of Europa, by Lynn Nicholas
April 14 - TBA

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee: $0

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Home School With Success - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Beverly Schultz
Discover how to homeschool your children in a way that ensures they get what they need both academically and socially.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Introduction to Algebra - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Sharon Daniels
Understand how algebra is relevant to almost every aspect of your daily life, and become skilled at solving a variety of algebraic problems.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $109

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Managing Customer Service - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tony Swaim
Become indispensable to any organization by understanding how to identify and meet customer needs.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Introduction to Chemistry - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Holly Trimble
Gain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistry and see how your body depends on chemical reaction.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Matt Crabtree
This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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SAT/ACT Prep - Part 2 - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Hatch
Master the math questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Classes start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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A to Z Grant Writing - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Linda Vallejo
Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.



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Human Anatomy and Physiology - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Holly Trimble
Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvelous complexity of the human body

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.


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Introduction to Nonprofit Management - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Linda Kissam
Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Beverly Richards Schultz
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tim Kachinske
Learn the basics of fundraising for nonprofit organizations, from annual and special fund drives to more advanced projects involving corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
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Time: online
Fee: $109

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Introduction to QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control of the financial aspects of your business with this powerful accounting software program.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Writing and Selling Self-Help Books - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Carmen Berry
Learn how to position your self-help book for success, and use storytelling techniques to make your message compelling.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simmons
Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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HIPAA Compliance - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Carline Balgleish
Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA & HITECH.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Building Teams That Work - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Vivian Harte
What are the secrets to managing successful teams in the workplace? Explore communication techniques and problem-solving skills that will help you get your team on track in no time.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Keys to Effective Communication - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Dawn Lianna
Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simmons
Take your photography to the next level with your digital SLR camera by learning how to master lenses, apertures, shutter speed, exposure settings, and more.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Fundamentals of Supervision and Management - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hourse / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Patricia Adesso
Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Conversational Japanese - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ririko Hayashi
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Employment Law Fundamentals - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ann Nevers
Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
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Fee: $109

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Speed Spanish - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Dan Mikels
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Write Your Life Story - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Eva Shaw
Learn how to create and distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others.

Classes start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Math Refresher - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ivy Bishop
Gain confidence in your basic math skills and start using math to your advantage.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
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Time: online
Fee: $109

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Project Management Fundamentals - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tony Swaim
Gain the skills you'll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Registration Closed - Call (256) 233-8260 to be placed on a waiting list

SAT/ACT Prep - Part 1 - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Hatch
Master the reading, writing, English, and science questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.


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Fee: $109

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Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Douglas Best
This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Time: online
Fee: $109

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Creating a Successful Business Plan - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.

Classes start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Accounting Fundamentals - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Charlene Messier
Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Start Your Own Small Business - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson
Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Spanish for Medical Professionals - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tara Bradley Williams
Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Writing Effective Grant Proposals - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Jillian Poole
Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Learn how to use QuickBooks 2013 to create paychecks, pay tax liabilities, and produce forms and reports.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Introduction to Networking - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: David Iseminger
Learn the fundamentals of networking and prepare for a career in a new and fast-growing field.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Effective Business Writing -Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ann Linquist
Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.

Classes usually starts the second Wednesday of each month and runs for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Photographing People With Your Digital Camera - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simons
Learn to take beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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The Author's Corner - Now is the Time with Pam Jarrett
Oct 15, 2014
The authors wrote Now is the Time to encourage others, especially women. We believe that everyone has a story to tell. This book is filled with our personal trials, tribulations and triumphs in life. Regardless of how we feel or how others may view us, these things have shaped us into who we are and who we are becoming.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: TBA
Time: 12pm-1pm
Fee: $0

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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Becky and Tony Swain
Prepare to take advantage of the many new job opportunities in health care, legal services, and other industries.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Beginning Conversational French - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Amy Page
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Achieving Success with Difficult People - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Judy Snyder
Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors, or relatives.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Instant Italian - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Robert Bertoldi
Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Fee: $109

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner - Online
Oct 15, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Chad Walker
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Footsteps of Paul
Bible Study Series - ACA

Oct 16, 2014
This biblical series will look at Paul's life, as well as his letters and ministry. This study will provide an overview of the historical context and biblical message contained in the letters. Call 256-233-8262 for a complete brochure.

Session 1: Paul and His World
Tue | Oct 7 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Oct 16 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

Session 2: The Life and Journeys of Paul
Tue | Nov 18 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Nov 13 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

Session 3: Paul’s Letters as Conversations
Tue | Jan 27 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Jan 29 | 12pm-1pm | ACA

Session 4: Traditions Behind Paul's Letters
Tue | Feb 10 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Feb 12 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

Session 5: Paul's Letter to the Philippians
Tue | Mar 10 | 6:30—8pm | CLL
Thu | Mar 12 | 12pm—1pm | ACA

The fee is $25 for five session or $10 for one session. Please call (256) 233-8260 to register for the series.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fee: $25

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Bible Studies Series: Paul and His World
Oct 16, 2014
This study will look at the historical context of Paul's life and letters. This will help us discover what the world was like during Paul's lifetime and in many ways will help us interpret the letters themselves.

Classes are held in Athens and Decatur.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Fee: $10

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Introduction to the iPad
Oct 18, 2014
If you need help figuring out what to do with your iPad or tablet, this is the class for you. We will cover settings, downloads, using apps, saving battery life and so much more. Choose the date that best fits your schedule.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: TBA
Time: 10am - 12pm
Fee: $29

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Intermediate Swing Dance Class
Oct 20, 2014
Know the basics, but want to really get your groove on? Our class will get you moving with more in depth instruction on Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and Jive! This course runs 4 weeks.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Mezzanine
Instructor: Dewain Cooper
Time: 7pm - 8pm
Fee: $50

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Introduction to the iPad
Oct 20, 2014
If you need help figuring out what to do with your iPad or tablet, this is the class for you. We will cover settings, downloads, using apps, saving battery life and so much more. Choose the date that best fits your schedule.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: TBA
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Fee: $29

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Specialty Cakes
Oct 21, 2014
Learn how to make a cake fit a special theme or party by using the basics of cake decorating and adding fondant. Students will take home their project. Supplies included in the price. Students should have taken Basic Cake Decorating.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Armchair Travel - Visiting Turkey
Oct 27, 2014
When you can’t go on the trip, you can still experience a tour of Turkey through pictures as Robert and Laura Glenn talk about their recent trip to Turkey. Learn the ins and outs of traveling in this area from people who have already been there!

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fee: $0

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Flowers & Fondant
Oct 28, 2014
Features a student choice of cake decorating techniques. Bring your ideas and learn how to do your special project. Supplies included in the price.
No experience needed.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Better Family Pictures
Oct 29, 2014
Are your family pictures out of focus, lopsided and full of thumbs and elbows? This course will focus on improving your photography, no matter what your skill level or what camera you use. Topics include lighting, posing, perspective and more!

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Cindy Cummings
Time: 10am - 1pm
Fee: $45

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Basic Cake Decorating
Oct 30, 2014
Learn the basics of simple cake decorating and how to make the perfect buttercream icing. Tammy Wilkinson will guide you in the steps to decorating cakes. Class is open to ages 11 and up. Students will take home a simple cake. Supplies included in the fee.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Creating Webpages using WordPress 101
Oct 30, 2014
WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. This class will show you how to work with your site with ease. Learn how to post, use pages with links and images, and use tags, categories, and keywords. Learn about Plugins, Widgets, and security. Bring your laptop because this class is hands-on!

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: TBA
Time: 9am - 11am
Fee: $45

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Contemporary Cuisine
Nov 1, 2014
Join an area chef as they prepare dinner. Each chef will show his talents with a special meal prepared for you.

In this session, Arabella's Cakes and Catering will be presenting a Fried Turkey Dinner.

This event is designed for adults.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $20

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Basic Blacksmithing
Nov 1, 2014
Our instructors will guide you through the basic blacksmithing techniques of forging metal using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Students will learn basic safety, fire instruction, tapering, bending, twisting, spreading, rolling, hole-punching, and riveting. At the end of class, students will take home a 4-hook rack. No previous experience is required. All tools and equipment are provided.

Blacksmith activities can be inherently dangerous due to hot metal, sparks, sharp objects, welding and grinding operations, as well as other activities. It is recommended that students use safety glasses, wear cotton long sleeve shirts, long pants, and leather high top boots. Students will need to bring leather gloves to class.

Location: 208 Commercial Dr Athens, AL
Instructor: Travis Fleming Al Stephens
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fee: $79

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Advanced Inbound Marketing - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Get under the hood of inbound marketing and learn how to monitor, measure, and manage the integrated results of your inbound marketing activities at a more advanced level. We’ll focus on the data that actually matters and how it is influenced by visitor/user engagement. Gain deeper insights into user behavior; learn how to track meaningful conversions, measure visitor engagement and how to use landing pages more effectively – including how to create forms that get results. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn an Inbound Marketing Certificate by attending all three courses – Introduction to Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, and Advanced Inbound Marketing. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Fee: $195

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Beginning Ballroom
Nov 3, 2014
The Center hosts both beginner and intermediate classes in Ballroom and Swing dance styles. Here is a chance to learn the basics without the pressure of people watching your every move. Even if you only want lessons for exercise, this is a great way to get your body moving. Each session meets four time.

Session 1: Foxtrot, Waltz, and Tango
Mon | Sep 22 - Oct 13 | 6pm - 7pm

Session 2: Rhumba, ChaCha, and Merengue
Mon | Oct 20, Nov 3 - 17 | 6pm - 7pm

Session 3: Swing, Lindy, and Jive
Mon | Nov 24 - Dec 15 | 6pm - 7pm

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Mezzanine
Instructor: Dewain Cooper
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Fee: $50

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Advanced Data Analysis - Online
Nov 3, 2014
After taking this Advanced course in Data Analysis, you will be able to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this class will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Certificate in Data Analysis by attending all three courses – Introduction to, Intermediate, and Advanced Data Analysis. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Time: online
Fee: $195

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Designing Online Instruction - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. Discover the principles behind the adoption of technology innovation and the nature of the online learning environment. Then get tips for planning your online course, identifying resources and design guidelines. Discuss the phases of design and development and models, motivating student-student interaction, and managing interaction. Get the latest information on copyright issues, assessment and evaluation. Your instructor is co-author of the book Faculty Guide to Moving Teaching and Learning to the Web. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Dr. Rita-Marie Conrad

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

$195, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Fee: $195

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Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Professionals - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs and reporting evaluation results to funders. By the close of the course, you will have a complete program logic model and evaluation plan ready for implementation. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $100 and earn a Certificate in Non Profit Administration by attending both courses – Revenue Generation for Nonprofits and Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Professionals. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

Location:
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Time: online
Fee: $245

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Advanced Mobile Marketing - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Come get the knowledge needed to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization. Find out about proximity marketing, mobile marketing metrics, and developing a mobile marketing campaign. Learn how to promote your app on the web, build a landing page for your app, and advanced tracking of your application usage. Then take home a blueprint for creating guidelines and standards for your mobile marketing effort, and how to measure its success. You will leave this course with the knowledge to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Mobile Marketing Certificate by attending all three courses – Introduction to Mobile Marketing, Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business, and Advanced Mobile Marketing. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

Location:
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Time: online
Fee: $245

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Pottery: An Introduction to Wheel Throwing
Nov 3, 2014
Students will learn the basics of creating pottery on the potter's wheel. Students will learn to center, trim, make cylinders and bowls. No prior experience is necessary.

Meets five times. No class scheduled Nov 24.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: TBA
Time: 6pm-8pm
Fee: $99

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Developing Hybrid Courses - Online
Nov 3, 2014
The rapid growth of online and other digital tools to deliver course materials has opened the door to many possibilities for expanding regular face-to-face courses or developing new ones. This is a great opportunity to reach broader audiences and add rich resources and materials to the topics you want to teach. Whether developing new or modifying an existing class, this four-week session will help you puzzle out how to take advantage of the best of both worlds. Use the strength of the face-to-face engagement and the power of the Internet to deliver great content, reach broader audiences and support different learning styles. The Hybrid or “flipped” classroom encourages students to learn at their own pace while also building on the unique exchanges that can happen in both the face-to-face class and online. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Fee: $195

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Entrepreneurial Marketing - Online
Nov 3, 2014
To succeed in today's marketplace, entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. This course offers you a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget. With an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions, you will learn how to build a strong brand, analyze which tactics to use, and implement your marketing plan. Whether you are starting a business or growing an existing one, you will take away practical marketing tips and tools that you can use to improve your marketing efforts. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn an Entrepreneurship Certificate by attending all three courses – Entrepreneur Boot Camp, The Business Plan, and Entrepreneurial Marketing. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Spanish for Medical Professionals 2 - Online
Nov 3, 2014
If you understand basic Spanish, or if you have successfully completed Spanish for Medical Professionals, Spanish for Medical Professionals II will help you expand your knowledge of the Spanish language. You will learn about the near future, present progressive, the command or imperative tenses, direct objects, increase your medical vocabulary and practice interviewing patients, taking health history, diagnosing, giving instructions, and prescribing medication. You will improve your communication skills with your Spanish speaking patients and conquer the frustrating communication gap that can occur. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Cristina Sempe

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Developing Your Professional Career - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Have you ever wondered how do I get to that next level in my career? What does it take? This course will help you identify those skills that all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that will help take you to the next level. Whether you are leading a department or a organization you will gain the knowledge you need to be successful. Learn how to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that will rocket you to that next level. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Save $40 and earn a Certificate in Leadership Development by attending all three courses – Leadership Principles, Developing Your Leadership Skills, and Developing Your Professional Career. $395 total for all courses and certificate.

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Social Media and Online Tools for K-12 Teachers - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, it’s seems everyone, including your students, talk about ways the Internet let’s them stay in touch and see what others are doing. Since many of your students are already there, have you been curious if any of these tools might keep them engaged in your class? Do you ever wonder if there might be some time effective ways to communicate with their parents? GoogleDocs, Adobe ConnectNow, iGoogle, Flicker, animoto, earth album, Teacher Tube, blogs, virtual labs and yes, even Facebook and Twitter can help you add dimension and interest to your class. Discover tips to use a variety of social media and online tools to help your students. You will also spend some time discussing ways to overcome resistance you might encounter in using these programs. For any teacher interested in social media, from beginners to advanced social networkers. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Kassia Dellabough

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$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Generational Learning Styles for K12 Teachers - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Regardless of your age, it is always helpful to increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need. Students learn in a variety of ways, this course will focus on the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles. Your students learn differently than you do. Come find out how to help your students learn more. And discover something new about yourself too! We will explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique “cohort experience”. You will acquire the skills and information needed to facilitate Gen Y and the emerging generation of learners. Understand how your own generational characteristics impact your learning AND your teaching. Come away with our top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn more. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Kassia Dellabough

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$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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Using Cell Phones in the Classroom - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Class, turn your cell phones - - on! Most of your students have cell phones, and now you can use this valuable tool in your classroom to engage and involve your students more in their learning. Discover how to implement cell phones in your classroom from a teacher who has done it successfully. Come away with a step-by-step how-to plan on enhancing your students’ learning, and your teaching. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

Instructor: Ryan Moore

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$145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.

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LinkedIn for Business - Online
Nov 3, 2014
LinkedIn is the most popular business social network and the website for professionals to network, build business relationships, and provide or receive referrals. Most people rarely get beyond setting up a profile, and therefore miss out on all the advanced features that have come to make LinkedIn so popular. Learn how to set up your personal profile so that it gets noticed by others. Discover how LinkedIn can be used to generate leads, recruit new employees, and find new jobs. This class will cover all the intricacies of LinkedIn to help you create, customize, and optimize your presence on LinkedIn. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Save $140 and earn a Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate by attending all three courses – Twitter, Facebook for Business, and LinkedIn for Business. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Online Advertising - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization. See how pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords works. Find out how to test low-budget Adword campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences. Then discover Facebook advertising and how you can determine the demographics and even numbers of people you want to reach. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an online ad expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Save $90 and earn an eMarketing Essentials Certificate by attending all three courses – Improving Email Promotions, Boosting Your Website Traffic, and Online Advertising. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Advanced Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Advanced skills will enable you to manage your states of consciousness to eliminate the negative emotions and limiting decisions that interfere with your ability to obtain the highest levels of success in all areas of your life, including career, relationships, health & fitness, family and personal growth & development. You will learn how to effectively use language to enhance communication and reframe any situation to your personal benefit. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Fee: $175

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Creating Visual Presentations - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Make your visual presentations look professional, and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Save $90 and earn a Certificate in Presentation Media by attending all three courses – Prezi, Photoshop for Presentations, and Creating Visual Presentations. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Managing & Marketing Webinars - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Boost your success with webinars by getting the most advanced and latest information on managing and marketing webinars. Find out when and how often to promote webinars, how to do follow up promotion to those who click-through on your initial emails, and how to generate more leads and inquiries. Discover our unique needs assessment model, and take back our 5 secrets to creating high response surveys. Market research can be simple, no-cost and effective, lowering your risks. Then take home our webinar planning timeline with the ideal timeframe for planning and marketing webinars for maximum success. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Save $45 and earn a Certificate in Designing Webinars by attending both courses – Designing Successful Webinars and Managing & Marketing Webinars. $345 total for all courses and certificate.

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Managing Generations in the Workplace - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Get an understanding of managing workers in different generations in the workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Generations X and Y are significantly different than the Boomer generation. Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. Come explore the characteristics of the different generations in the workplace. Discover the current motivations of Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers and what messages they value. Then Identify practical, how-to tips and techniques for managing Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the workplace. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $70 and earn a Marketing Certificate by attending all three courses – Management Boot Camp, Time and Productivity Management, and Managing Generations in the Workplace. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

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Fee: $175

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Introduction to the iPad
Nov 3, 2014
If you need help figuring out what to do with your iPad or tablet, this is the class for you. We will cover settings, downloads, using apps, saving battery life and so much more. Choose the date that best fits your schedule.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: TBA
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fee: $29

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Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Understanding yourself and others will increase your overall effectiveness at work, home, and in all of your relationships. Learn how to improve your communication with others, convey your ideas effectively, and improve your ability to understand what is important to those who don’t share your same style. Course fee includes your own DiSC Behavioral Personality Profile assessment and review. One-month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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Save $140 and earn a Certificate in Workplace Communication by attending all three courses – Conflict Management, Negotiation: Get What You Want, and Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance. $595 total for all courses and certificate.

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Integrating Social Media in Your Organization - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing social networks for your organization or business. Learn how to create your own private social network using Ning, work socially using Google Docs and calendars, and move your web site to an interactive Web 2.0 site. Then your instructor will help you choose which social network tools are right for your situation, and then integrate them into your web site to develop a social networking strategy for your organization. Find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

For more information you can click the link here or when you are ready to take a course, call us at 256-233-8260.

Save $90 and earn a Social Media for Business Certificate by attending all three courses – Introduction to Social Media, Marketing Using Social Media, and Integrating Social Media in Your Organization. $495 total for all courses and certificate.

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Fostering Online Discussion - Online
Nov 3, 2014
Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest challenges of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners. Come experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of ‘continual engagement’ in teaching. Discover how to build student success through your interaction, how to give online learners feedback, communicating with them about everything from subject matter to delicate issues to grading. You will come away with advanced, practical, how-to tips from one of the foremost authorities on fostering online discussion. And you will see how your instructor models great interaction and engagement in the online environment. One month course. 16 hours/1.6 CEUs

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More Cake Decorating
Nov 6, 2014
Whether you want to decorate for a job or just for fun, this class will show you how to decorate cakes and cupcakes using special tips or design elements. Students will take home their project. Supplies included in the price.
No pre-requisite.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: TBA
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Shopping Excursion

Nov 7, 2014
Birmingham, Alabama
Get your Christmas shopping done early. Visit two consignment shops, then on to the Summit for lunch at the Cheesecake Factory and more shopping. We will stop by Whole Foods on the way home.

Rates are per person and include round-trip transportation, entry fees, and tips. Meals are on your own.

Leaving at 9:30 am.
Reserve by Sept 2.
Must be paid in full by Sept 30.


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Time: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Fee: $55

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SAT/ACT Prep - Part 2 - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Hatch
Master the math questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Classes start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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A to Z Grant Writing - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Linda Vallejo
Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
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Human Anatomy and Physiology - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Holly Trimble
Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvelous complexity of the human body

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Introduction to Nonprofit Management - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Linda Kissam
Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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HIPAA Compliance - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Carline Balgleish
Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA & HITECH.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Beverly Richards Schultz
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
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Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tim Kachinske
Learn the basics of fundraising for nonprofit organizations, from annual and special fund drives to more advanced projects involving corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Introduction to QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control of the financial aspects of your business with this powerful accounting software program.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Writing and Selling Self-Help Books - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Carmen Berry
Learn how to position your self-help book for success, and use storytelling techniques to make your message compelling.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simmons
Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Building Teams That Work - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Vivian Harte
What are the secrets to managing successful teams in the workplace? Explore communication techniques and problem-solving skills that will help you get your team on track in no time.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Keys to Effective Communication - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Dawn Lianna
Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simmons
Take your photography to the next level with your digital SLR camera by learning how to master lenses, apertures, shutter speed, exposure settings, and more.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Fundamentals of Supervision and Management - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hourse / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Patricia Adesso
Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Conversational Japanese - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ririko Hayashi
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Home School With Success - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Beverly Schultz
Discover how to homeschool your children in a way that ensures they get what they need both academically and socially.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Employment Law Fundamentals - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ann Nevers
Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Speed Spanish - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Dan Mikels
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Write Your Life Story - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Eva Shaw
Learn how to create and distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others.

Classes start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Math Refresher - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ivy Bishop
Gain confidence in your basic math skills and start using math to your advantage.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Project Management Fundamentals - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tony Swaim
Gain the skills you'll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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SAT/ACT Prep - Part 1 - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Hatch
Master the reading, writing, English, and science questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.


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Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Douglas Best
This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
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Creating a Successful Business Plan - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.

Classes start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Accounting Fundamentals - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Charlene Messier
Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Start Your Own Small Business - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson
Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Spanish for Medical Professionals - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tara Bradley Williams
Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Introduction to Networking - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: David Iseminger
Learn the fundamentals of networking and prepare for a career in a new and fast-growing field.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Writing Effective Grant Proposals - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Jillian Poole
Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Learn how to use QuickBooks 2013 to create paychecks, pay tax liabilities, and produce forms and reports.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Effective Business Writing -Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ann Linquist
Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.

Classes usually starts the second Wednesday of each month and runs for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Photographing People With Your Digital Camera - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simons
Learn to take beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Becky and Tony Swain
Prepare to take advantage of the many new job opportunities in health care, legal services, and other industries.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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Beginning Conversational French - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Amy Page
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Achieving Success with Difficult People - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Judy Snyder
Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors, or relatives.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Instant Italian - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Robert Bertoldi
Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Chad Walker
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Introduction to Algebra - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Sharon Daniels
Understand how algebra is relevant to almost every aspect of your daily life, and become skilled at solving a variety of algebraic problems.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Managing Customer Service - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tony Swaim
Become indispensable to any organization by understanding how to identify and meet customer needs.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Introduction to Chemistry - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Holly Trimble
Gain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistry and see how your body depends on chemical reaction.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel - Online
Nov 12, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Matt Crabtree
This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Sewing Basics
Nov 13, 2014
Bring your sewing machine and let's learn basic sewing skills! We will start with learning your machine and move onto a few projects like a pocket tissue holder, zippered cosmetic sized bag and a pillowcase. Bring your sewing machine and fabric.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Marilyn Jones
Time: 9am - 2pm
Fee: $69

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Bible Studies Series: The Life and Journeys of Paul
Nov 13, 2014
This course will look at the life of Paul from convert to apostle. This part of our study will focus on Paul's life, calling and travels as a missionary. The book of Acts will serve as the primary source for this study.

Classes are held in Athens or Decatur.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Fee: $10

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Specialty Cakes
Nov 13, 2014
Learn how to make a cake fit a special theme or party by using the basics of cake decorating and adding fondant. Students will take home their project. Supplies included in the price. Students should have taken Basic Cake Decorating.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

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Blacksmith Project
Nov 15, 2014
This first project will provide you with the skills and tools you will need for more advanced projects. In this class, Travis Fleming and Al Stephens will guide you in the steps to make tongs or candlesticks. All tools and equipment are provided. Prerequisite: Basic Blacksmithing.

Blacksmith activities can be inherently dangerous due to hot metal, sparks, sharp objects, welding and grinding operations, as well as other activities. It is recommended that students use safety glasses, wear cotton long sleeve shirts, long pants, and leather high top boots. Students will need to bring leather gloves to class.


Location: 208 Commercial Dr Athens, AL
Instructor: Travis Fleming Al Stephens
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fee: $79

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Sewing Using a Pattern
Nov 18, 2014
Bring your sewing machine and learn to use a pattern. You will learn about your sewing machine. We will take you step by step in adjusting and cutting out a pattern as well as through the sewing process. No prior experience needed - bring your own sewing machine and supplies.

Supply List Basic sewing supplies such as extra needles, pins and scissors; thread to match fabric

Pajama pattern such as http://www.simplicity.com/t-sewing-101-part4.aspx Which is a free pattern but must be printed and taped together

OR any easy pj pattern. Look for one with an elastic waist

The back of the pattern will tell the amount of fabric to buy.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Marilyn Jones
Time: 9am - 2pm
Fee: $69

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Athens State Book Club
Nov 18, 2014
The Athens State Library sponsors a book discussion group that meet once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Anyone is welcome! Reading selections are determined by members. There are no fees and there is no pressure to join or participate.

The meeting is held at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the scheduled day at 7:00 pm.

Book List
Sept 9 - David & Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 14 - The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund deWaal
Nov 18 - American Colonies, by Alan Taylor
Jan 13 - The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Feb 10 - Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman
Mar 10 - The Rape of Europa, by Lynn Nicholas
April 14 - TBA

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $0

Register

Bible Studies Series: The Life and Journeys of Paul
Nov 18, 2014
This course will look at the life of Paul from convert to apostle. This part of our study will focus on Paul's life, calling and travels as a missionary. The book of Acts will serve as the primary source for this study.

Classes are held in Athens or Decatur.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $10

Register

Flowers & Fondant
Nov 20, 2014
Features a student choice of cake decorating techniques. Bring your ideas and learn how to do your special project. Supplies included in the price.
No experience needed.

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts Decatur, AL
Instructor: Tammy Wilkinson
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm
Fee: $45

Register

Ornamental Wreaths
Nov 22, 2014
Learn how to make low-cost, recyclable wreaths for every occasions. Topics include bargain hunting, shopping hints, seasonal and non-seasonal ideas, and a hands-on demonstration. Supplies included.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: TBA
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Fee: $15

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Intermediate Swing Dance Class
Nov 24, 2014
Know the basics, but want to really get your groove on? Our class will get you moving with more in depth instruction on Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and Jive! This course runs 4 weeks.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Mezzanine
Instructor: Dewain Cooper
Time: 7pm - 8pm
Fee: $50

Register

Academic Traveler
Celebrate the Season

Dec 2, 2014
Gaylord Opryland Resort
Nashville, Tennessee
There is no better way to celebrate the season than a trip to the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. Join CLL as we travel to Nashville for an afternoon of fun and shopping.

Rates are per person and include round-trip transportation, entry fees, and tips. Meals are on your own.

Leaving at 9:30 am.
Reserve by Oct 30.
Must be paid in full by Nov 6.


Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Fee: $55

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Santa Throw Pillow
Dec 4, 2014
Layer fabric to make an appliquéd Santa throw pillow. Can be done by machine or by hand. A fun project just in time for your decorations or a gift. No prior experience necessary. The throw pillow will be finished on a sewing machine.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Training Room
Instructor: Marilyn Jones
Time: 1:30pm - 4pm
Fee: $49

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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simmons
Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Building Teams That Work - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Vivian Harte
What are the secrets to managing successful teams in the workplace? Explore communication techniques and problem-solving skills that will help you get your team on track in no time.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Keys to Effective Communication - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Dawn Lianna
Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simmons
Take your photography to the next level with your digital SLR camera by learning how to master lenses, apertures, shutter speed, exposure settings, and more.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Fundamentals of Supervision and Management - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hourse / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Patricia Adesso
Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Conversational Japanese - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ririko Hayashi
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Home School With Success - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Beverly Schultz
Discover how to homeschool your children in a way that ensures they get what they need both academically and socially.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Speed Spanish - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Dan Mikels
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Write Your Life Story - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Eva Shaw
Learn how to create and distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others.

Classes start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Employment Law Fundamentals - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ann Nevers
Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Math Refresher - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ivy Bishop
Gain confidence in your basic math skills and start using math to your advantage.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Project Management Fundamentals - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tony Swaim
Gain the skills you'll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

SAT/ACT Prep - Part 1 - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Hatch
Master the reading, writing, English, and science questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.


Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Douglas Best
This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Creating a Successful Business Plan - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.

Classes start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Accounting Fundamentals - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Charlene Messier
Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Start Your Own Small Business - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Kris Solie-Johnson
Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Spanish for Medical Professionals - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tara Bradley Williams
Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Introduction to Networking - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: David Iseminger
Learn the fundamentals of networking and prepare for a career in a new and fast-growing field.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Writing Effective Grant Proposals - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Jillian Poole
Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Learn how to use QuickBooks 2013 to create paychecks, pay tax liabilities, and produce forms and reports.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Effective Business Writing -Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Ann Linquist
Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.

Classes usually starts the second Wednesday of each month and runs for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Photographing People With Your Digital Camera - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Curt Simons
Learn to take beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Becky and Tony Swain
Prepare to take advantage of the many new job opportunities in health care, legal services, and other industries.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Beginning Conversational French - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Amy Page
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Achieving Success with Difficult People - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Judy Snyder
Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors, or relatives.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Instant Italian - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Robert Bertoldi
Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Chad Walker
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Introduction to Algebra - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Sharon Daniels
Understand how algebra is relevant to almost every aspect of your daily life, and become skilled at solving a variety of algebraic problems.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Managing Customer Service - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tony Swaim
Become indispensable to any organization by understanding how to identify and meet customer needs.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Introduction to Chemistry - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Holly Trimble
Gain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistry and see how your body depends on chemical reaction.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Matt Crabtree
This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

SAT/ACT Prep - Part 2 - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Hatch
Master the math questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Classes start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

Register

A to Z Grant Writing - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Linda Vallejo
Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.



Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Human Anatomy and Physiology - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Holly Trimble
Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvelous complexity of the human body

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.


Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Introduction to Nonprofit Management - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Linda Kissam
Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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HIPAA Compliance - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Carline Balgleish
Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA & HITECH.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Tim Kachinske
Learn the basics of fundraising for nonprofit organizations, from annual and special fund drives to more advanced projects involving corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Introduction to QuickBooks 2013 - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control of the financial aspects of your business with this powerful accounting software program.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Beverly Richards Schultz
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of every month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Writing and Selling Self-Help Books - Online
Dec 10, 2014
24 contact hours / 2.4 CEUs
Instructor: Carmen Berry
Learn how to position your self-help book for success, and use storytelling techniques to make your message compelling.

Classes usually start the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.
For more information click the link here or call 256-233-8260.

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time: online
Fee: $109

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Athens State Book Club
Jan 13, 2015
The Athens State Library sponsors a book discussion group that meet once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Anyone is welcome! Reading selections are determined by members. There are no fees and there is no pressure to join or participate.

The meeting is held at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the scheduled day at 7:00 pm.

Book List
Sept 9 - David & Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 14 - The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund deWaal
Nov 18 - American Colonies, by Alan Taylor
Jan 13 - The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Feb 10 - Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman
Mar 10 - The Rape of Europa, by Lynn Nicholas
April 14 - TBA

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby
Instructor: TBA
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee: $0

Registration Closed - Call (256) 233-8260 to be placed on a waiting list

Bible Studies Series: Pauls Letters as Conversations
Jan 27, 2015
This study will allow us to look at the letters as conversations. Paul wrote to congregations in response to their questions and problems. We will consider Paul's teachings found in the letters as a part of that conversation.

Location: Center for Lifelong Learning Conference Room
Instructor: Robert White
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $10

Register

Academic Traveler - Savannah, Jekyll Island, and Beaufort
Mar 23, 2015
March 23 - March 27
Fee: $455 which includes
- 5 days, 4 nights
- Transportation in a top-quality motorcoach that is restroom and video equipped.
- 4 consecutive nights in the Savannah area
- 8 meals including: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners

Incredible price includes:
Day 1: Spacious, video, and restroom equipped Motorcoach trip to Savannah.
Day 2: Guided tour of genteel, beautiful and historic Savannah, the Belle of Georgia” Free time on River Street to visit eateries, unusual shops and antique galleries
Day 3: Tour of Jekyll & St Simon’s Island — see how early millionaires lived and played, visit the once exclusive “Millionaires Club”
Day 4: Tour gorgeous Beaufort, SC, “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands” ….plus a visit to Parris Island Marine Base, the Iwo Jima Monument and Museum
Day 5: Return to Athens with new friends and stories to tell your neighbors.

$75 due upon registration. Final payment due 1/17/2015.
For information and reservation contact: Dr. Diane Sauers at 256-233-8261

Location:
Instructor: TBA
Time:
Fee: $455

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Academic Traveler
Greece-- In the Footsteps of Paul the Apostle

Apr 8, 2015
11 days, 20 meals provided
April 5, 2015

Visit two monasteries in Meteora and learn about the devote lifestyle of the monks. Explore ancient Corinth on a guided tour, featuring Agora and the Bema, where Paul was brought before the tribunal. Join local experts exploring the monument of ancient Athens, including the Acropolis.

Includes Athens, 3-night cruise of Mykonos, Ephesus, Santorini, Thessaloniki, Meteora, Delphi, Acropolis.

Rates are per person, double occupancy and include land, round-trip air, tax and fuel charges.
Passport required. Dr. Ron Fritze is ASU faculty leader.

More information is available by viewing the catalog on our web page or by clicking the link here or call 256-233-8260.

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