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Computer Classes

Basic Computer Skills for the Workplace
This course is designed to introduce computers and computer terms, how to navigate the internet
using search engines, develop e-mail capabilities, and assist the student in developing a moderate
comfort level with basic computer use for employability.

Basic Computer Skills for the Workplace $75 1- 4 PM MTWTh 7/21-7/29 Rm 216
Basic Computer Skills for the Workplace $75 1- 4 PM MTWTh 8/18-9/5 Rm 143
Basic Computer Skills for the Workplace $75 1- 4 PM MTWTh 12/1-12/12 Rm 143

*Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines. Career Planning and Retraining courses are fee-waived for individuals who are unemployed, have received layoff notification, are working and earning 200% of federal poverty guidelines, or who meet federalearned income credit thresholds.

Technology Awareness for Career Development
This course is designed for the job seeker who needs to update their computer skills for today’s job
market. The focus of the course will be an introduction to software applications through class projects
which include creating a resume, preparing a cover letter, creating a household budget, and creating a
job search database. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*

Technology Awareness for Career Development $130 1- 4 PM MTWTh 8/18-9/5 Rm 216
Technology Awareness for Career Development $130 1- 4 PM MTWTh 10/13-10/31 Rm 143
Technology Awareness for Career Development $130 1- 4 PM MTWTh 11/3-11/21 Rm 143

Social Media and E-mail for Job Seekers
New technology and the economy have changed the job searching landscape. Learn how to use
social media and e-mail to network for jobs, plan job search strategies, contact employers, and use
tips and resources to prepare job search documents. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube are
possible website resources. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*

Social Media and E-Mail for Job Seekers $75 1- 4 PM MTWTh 7/7-7/15 Rm 141
Social Media and E-Mail for Job Seekers $75 1- 4 PM MTWTh 8/4-8/12 Rm 141
Social Media and E-Mail for Job Seekers $75 1- 4 PM MTWTh 9/8-9/16 Rm 143

QuickStart Computer Classes
QuickStart classes are intended to get you “job ready” with intensive one-day sessions ranging
from introductory information or specific applications to advanced tools in specific applications.
A student may enroll in any class and take one or all the sessions in that class for one registration
fee. Registration is open with each session.

QuickStart Digital Photo Editing Using Photoshop Elements
QuickStart Photoshop Elements $75 9 AM-3 PM F 7/18 Rm 141
QuickStart Photoshop Elements $75 5:30-8:30 PM M/W 9/8-9/10 Rm 143
QuickStart Photoshop Elements $75 9 AM-3 PM S 11/8 Rm 143

QuickStart for Microsoft Excel $75 5:30-9:30 PM MTW 10/6-10/10 Rm 143
Session 01 (10/6): Getting Started with Excel
Session 02 (10/7): Constructing and Applying Formulas
Section 03 (10/8): Generating Charts, Graphs, and Reports


QuickStart Presentation Tools with PowerPoint $75 9 AM-3 PM F 8/22-8/29 Rm 216
Session 01: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Session 02: Working with Graphics and Integrated Word & Excel


QuickStart for Quick Books $75 5:30-9:30 PM T/TH 12/2-12/4 Rm 143
This condensed course introduces the entrepreneur to the skills necessary to manage basic
business accounting and daily office transactions. It will also equip a participant working or
planning to work in a business office using QuickBooks. Emphasis will be placed on producing and
understanding financial data and simple ways to save time with this useful software.

QuickStart for Microsoft Word $75 9 AM-3 PM F 8/8-8/22 Rm 141
Session 01: Getting Started with Word
Session 02: Reports Using Word
Session 03: Shortcuts and Effective Use of Word

QuickStart for Microsoft Word $75 5:30-9:30 PM MTW 11/3-11/5 Rm 143
Session 01: Getting Started with Word
Session 02: Reports Using Word
Session 03: Shortcuts and Effective Use of Word

QuickBooks Basic Training $75 6-9 PM TTH 9/9-10/2 Rm 143
This 24-hour course is designed to carry the QuickBooks user to a more sophisticated level of use
in QuickBooks. Experienced or new QuickBooks users will learn to fully utilize all the features of
QuickBooks for home or business purposes. The course also allows time for students to customize
some aspects of QuickBooks with instructor support.

Continuing Education Team | (910) 576-6222

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Clare Cagle

Instructor, Adult Literacy

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Robin Coates

Dean of Continuing Education

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Lewis Edwards

Continuing Education Coordinator

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Abraham Encinas Torres

J. Abraham Encinas-Torres

ESL Lead Instructor-Recruiter

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Andrew Gardner

Andrew Garner

Coordinator,
Business & Industry Services

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Kathy Garner-Smith

Kathy Garner-Smith

Coordinator,
Career & College Readiness

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Richard Hinson

Richard Hinson

Coordinator, Small Business Center

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Angela Kennedy

Angela Kennedy

Assistant to the Dean of Continuing Education

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Vanessa McIntyre

Vanessa McIntyre

Retention Assessment Specialist

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Connie Parsons

Connie Parsons

Administrative Assistant

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Kaye Taylor

Receptionist/Data Entry

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