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Career Planning and Retraining

Career Planning and Development

*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 federal earned income credit thresholds.

Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Preparation Online

This course is for the job seeker needing a flexible schedule. The focus of the course is preparing for the Career Readiness Certification exam, job seeking techniques, employability skills development, communication techniques, problem solving strategies, and understanding the impact of information technology in the workplace. Instruction is individualized to meet the personal needs of the job seeker. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income
guidelines.*

CRC Prep $70 *Online 9/15/14 - 10/10/14
CRC Prep $70 *Online 10/13/14 - 11/7/14
CRC Prep $70 *Online 11/10/14 - 12/5/14


Career Exploration and Road Mapping

Looking for a new direction? Assess who you are, where you’re going, and whether you’re on
the right path to career success. This course will introduce career decision-making and planning
processes. Topics include analyzing personal career interests, values, and aptitudes; surveying
and researching career fields with related educational and training requirements; setting realistic
career and educational goals; practicing the decision-making process; and reviewing basic job
search skills such as completing applications, writing letters of application, developing and using
resumes effectively, organizing a professional portfolio, and improving interviewing skills. Fees for
this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*


Career Exploration and Road Mapping $125 9 AM-12 PM MWF 8/18-9/5 Rm 143
Career Exploration and Road Mapping $125 9 AM-12 PM MWF 10/6-10/31 Rm 143


Job Search Tools and Strategies

This course is designed to train individuals in effective job search techniques. Individuals will
assess their job skills, will use that information to complete applications and to write resumes
that market themselves to employers, will learn how to post and send resumes in electronic
formats, and will practice interviewing strategies to sell themselves effectively. Fees for this class
are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*


Job Search Tools and Strategies $125 9 AM-12 PM MWF 9/8-9/26 Rm 143
Job Search Tools and Strategies $125 9 AM-12 PM MWF 11/3-11/21 Rm 143


Skills For Success

Determine if you are on the right path to the career you have always wanted. Examine your
educational and career goals based on the results of inventories and class activities and develop
a written plan of action to meet those goals. This course will introduce you to the skills required
to be successful in meeting career or educational goals. Fees for this class are waived for students
meeting income guidelines.*


Skills For Success $70 9 AM-12 PM MWF 7/28-8/6 Rm 143
Skills For Success $70 9 AM-12 PM MWF 12/1-12/12 Rm 143


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. Fees for this class are waived for
students meeting income guidelines.*


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


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


Ready to Work

This course is for the job seeker needing a flexible schedule. The focus of the course is preparing
for the Career Readiness Certification exam, job seeking techniques, employability skills
development, communication techniques, problem solving strategies, and understanding the
impact of information technology in the workplace. Instruction is individualized to meet the
personal needs of the job seeker. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income
guidelines.*

Ready to Work $180 1-4 PM MW 9/8-11/21 Rm 216

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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Maria Inman

Maria Inman

Assessment/Retention Specialist

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Angela Kennedy

Angela Kennedy

Assistant to the Dean of Continuing Education

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Connie Parsons

Connie Parsons

Administrative Assistant

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Kaye Taylor

Receptionist/Data Entry

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