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2 12 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) TEACHER TRAINING ONLINE

3 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 13 ONLINE TEACHER TRAINING Certificates Course descriptions at: Common Core Standards in English K-5 Creating Classroom Centers Creating a Classroom Website Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success The Creative Classroom Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention Connection Differentiating K-12 Assessments Empowering Students with Disabilities Grammar for ESL Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom Integrating Technology in the Classroom Six-week courses Only $129! Clock Hours included. Introduction to Teaching ESL/EFL Microsoft Excel 2010 in the Classroom Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 in the Classroom Microsoft Word 2010 in the Classroom Practical Ideas for the Adult ESL/EFL Classroom Ready, Set, Read! Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6 Singapore Math Strategies: Advanced Model Drawing for Grades 6-9 Solving Classroom Discipline Problems Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Individual Courses Survival Kit for New Teachers Teaching Adult Learners Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar Teaching ESL/EFL Reading Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary Teaching High School Teaching Math: Grades 4-6 Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons Teaching Science: Grades 4-6 Teaching Smarter with SMART Boards Teaching Students with ADHD Teaching Students with Autism: Strategies for Success Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Teaching Writing: Grades K-3 Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6 Using the Internet in the Classroom Course descriptions at: LERN Clock Hours are available for $20 per course. ITEM NO. PRICE HRS ITEM NO. PRICE HRS Q209 Certificate in Online Teaching (for all 3) $ Q907 Advanced Designing Multimedia for elearning $ Q091 Advanced Teaching Online $ Q804 Developing Hybrid Courses $ Q092 Designing Online Instruction $ Q900 Gender in the Classroom $ Q093 Fostering Online Discussion $ Q901 Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers $ Q210 Certified Online Instructor Option $795 (total) (Includes above three courses plus Q902 Online Learning & Teaching for K-12 Teachers $ exam and online course critique) Q903 Social Media and Online Tools for K-12 Teachers $ Q212 Certificate in Teaching Adults $ Q904 Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) $ Q909 Certificate in Blended Instruction (for all 3) $ Q905 Substitute Teacher Preparation $ Q091 Advanced Teaching Online $ Q906 Using Cell Phones in the Classroom $ Q804 Developing Hybrid Courses $ Q200 The Flipped Classroom $ Q908 Using Gallup s StrengthsQuest in $ Higher Education Register and pay, then your name, phone number and the course title to: to obtain login information. TEACHER TRAINING ONLINE

4 14 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) BUSINESS CERTIFICATES ONLINE ITEM NO. PRICE HOURS Business Coaching Certificate (Only available as a certificate) Q201 $395 for both 32 Mentoring and coaching is used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies and provide employee support which benefits both the employer and employee. Acquire skills in development, implementation and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace. Improve employee performance and create a working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding. Two one-month courses. Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 1 Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 2 Business Research Certificate (Only available as a certificate) Q202 $495 for all 3 4 Discover the specific knowledge you need to succeed in researching and utilizing the best and most appropriate data for decision making in your work organization. Get the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to your specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision-making. Learn about topics such as market potential, competitive intelligence, standard industry practices and productivity improvement. Three one-month courses. Introduction to Business Research Business Statistics Qualitative Business Research Customer Research Certificate Q203 $ Your customers hold the key to the future success of your organization. Learn how to best engage and interact with your customers through gathering feedback, information and answers. You will discover new techniques for collecting information that will improve your organization s products, services, promotion and marketing and even bottom-line finances using our 8-Stage Needs Assessment Model. Two-month courses. Customer Service Certificate Q204 $245 for both 32 Customer service is essential for business and all work organizations. With continuous changes in technology, interaction with customers becomes all-the-more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is the central factor in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity and increase your organization s success. Two one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q042 Extraordinary Customer Service $145 ea. 16 Q041 Keys to Customer Service $145 ea. 16 Data Analysis Certificate Q205 $495 for all 3 48 Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Get an understanding of how to analyze data, learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences, develop statistics and communicate results through graphs and charts that your fellow employees will understand. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q051 Introduction to Data Analysis $195 ea. 16 Q052 Intermediate Data Analysis $195 ea. 16 Q053 Advanced Data Analysis $195 ea. 16 Designing Webinars Certificate Q206 $345 for both 32 Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, if you have good presentations, management and marketing behind them. Learn about webinar design and the four key strategies to make your webinars more successful. Acquire webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing and marketing webinar meetings. Two one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q061 Designing Successful Webinars $195 ea. 16 Q062 Managing & Marketing Webinars $195 ea. 16 emarketing Essentials Certificate Q214 $495 for all 3 48 Get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to emarketing, including improving promotions, analyzing your website traffic, doing search engine optimization and successfully employing online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization. No emarketing experience is necessary. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q141 Improving Promotions $195 ea. 16 Q142 Boosting Your Website Traffic $195 ea. 16 Q143 Online Advertising $195 ea. 16 Entrepreneurship Certificate Q215 $495 for all 3 48 Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and creating a checklist for going into business. Learn how to create a business plan including assessing business feasibility and prepare management and financial plans. Take away a step-by-step approach for attracting and keeping customers, making customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q151 Entrepreneur Boot Camp $195 ea. 16 Q152 The Business Plan $195 ea. 16 Q153 Entrepreneurial Marketing $195 ea. 16 Online BUSINESS CERTIFICATES Get started today! Entrepreneurial Finance Certificate Q235 $495 for all 3 48 Finance is a key to entrepreneurial success. Knowing where to put your valuable time and your limited resources is critical to the success of your new venture. Gain a deeper knowledge of the financial concepts and accounting processes used in business. Take away practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and entrepreneurial success. Learn the seven steps in the accounting cycle and how to use financial information in decision making, analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Find out how to maximize cash flow and explore potential debt and equity sources of funds. Learn where business start-up money comes from and ways to get it. Maximize your chances of success and minimize the risks of your new venture. Three one-month online courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q806 Accounting and Finance for Non-Accounting Managers $195ea. 16 Q824 Cash is King $195 ea. 16 Q825 Funding Your Business $195 ea. 16

5 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 15 Register and pay, then your name, day/evening phone number and the course title to to obtain login information. See website for start dates and more information about individual courses. Courses within most certificates may be taken in any order. Executive Leadership Certificate Q236 $695 for all 3 48 Find out what you as an executive need to know about the external environment and how the workplace is rapidly changing internally. Take away a new perspective about how to position your organization for success and what new leadership skills executives in the 21st century need. Learn about leadership errors and how to avoid them to help you perform at an optimal level of efficiency. Finally, you will learn about leadership styles, traits and values. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q826 Executive Leadership in the 21st Century $395 ea. 16 Q827 Fatal Leadership Errors $295 ea. 16 Q071 Leadership Principles $145 ea. 16 Inbound Marketing Certificate Q216 $495 for all 3 48 Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search, which attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere and social media. Discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and addresses and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q161 Introduction to Inbound Marketing $195 ea. 16 Q162 Content Marketing $195 ea. 16 Q163 Advanced Inbound Marketing $195 ea. 16 Leadership Development Certificate Q207 $395 for all 3 48 Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born ), this certificate provides practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, become socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, address challenging goals, and employ strategies for influencing others. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q071 Leadership Principles $145 ea. 16 Q072 Developing Your Leadership Skills $145 ea. 16 Q073 Developing Your Professional Career $145 ea. 16 LEED AP+BD&C Q219 $ Discover the real-world application of Green Building Design and Construction practices on LEED projects. Prepare yourself for the LEED AP+BD&C accreditation exam that will allow you to operate as a successful LEED practitioner on and off job sites. Learn about how the LEED Rating System is the industry leader in Green Building Design and Construction and how it has driven market transformation in both the public and private sectors over the past decade. Apply this innovative system to continually evolve and provide guidelines for specifying, designing, building and tracking sustainable best practices for site, water, energy, material and indoor air quality. Two-month course. LEED v4 Accredited Professional for Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance Exam Prep & Study Group Q217 $ This study group covers the concepts and strategies of the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance Rating System and is intended for design, construction and real estate professionals, building owners and anyone who wants to develop their knowledge in this area. This course prepares students to earn the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance Accredited Professional (LEED AP O+M) credential from the Green Building Certification Institute. This exam tests the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the operation and maintenance of existing buildings that implement sustainable practices and reduce the environmental impact of a building over its functional life cycle. Please note that experience on a LEED project is an eligibility requirement to sit for the exam. Two-month course. ITEM NO. PRICE HOURS LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Prep & Study Group Q218 $ Acquire the fundamental concepts of green building, prepare yourself to take the Green Associate Exam, and earn the LEED Green Associate credential from the Green Building Certification Institute. This course is intended for design, construction and real estate professionals, building owners, or anyone who wants to develop their knowledge in this area. You will examine case studies of LEED certified building projects, concepts of integrated design, third-party verification and the LEED administration process. Two-month course. Management Certificate Q220 $595 for all 3 48 Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers and emerging leaders. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees and increase your effectiveness. Get tips and learn techniques for time management and increased productivity. Understand the keys to managing different generations in your workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to and what messages they value. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q001 Management Boot Camp $295 ea. 16 Q002 21st Century Strategies for Productivity and Time Management $195 ea. 16 Q003 Managing Generations in the Workplace $175 ea. 16 Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate Q221 $495 for all 3 48 Social networks have distinct characteristics, different features and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and create a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing strategy. You will get a firm foundation in Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook platforms. Come away with both an understanding of these social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q012 Facebook for Business $245 ea. 16 Q011 Twitter $195 ea. 16 For more information go to: BUSINESS CERTIFICATES ONLINE

6 16 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) BUSINESS CERTIFICATES ONLINE ITEM NO. PRICE HOURS Q013 LinkedIn for Business $195 ea. 16 Mobile Marketing Certificate Q222 $595 for all 3 48 The way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobile technology. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications and mobile coupons. You will learn how mobile marketing can increase our capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Understand proximity marketing, mobile marketing metrics and develop a mobile marketing campaign. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q021 Introduction to Mobile Marketing $195 ea. 16 Q022 Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business (non-technical course) $245 ea. 16 Q023 Advanced Mobile Marketing $245 ea. 16 Nonprofit Administration Certificate Q208 $595 for both 48 Nonprofits today need to be run like a business. Learn to understand the competition, the need to generate income and surplus and how to make your staff more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits and program evaluation strategies. Two courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q081 Revenue Generation for Nonprofits $495 ea. 32 Q082 Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Professionals $245 ea. 16 Presentation Media Certificate Q211 $495 for all 3 48 Presentation media is the key to effective communication, sales and speeches today. Whether your presentation is online or in person, presentation media not only enhance your message, but also make it successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations and the finer points of Photoshop. Learn how to create successful, visual presentations using any media. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q111 Prezi $195 ea. 16 Q112 Photoshop for Presentations $195 ea. 16 Q113 Creating Visual Presentations $195 ea. 16 Self-Publishing and ebooks Certificate Q234 $495 for all 3 48 A book can help you expand your business in the way no form of advertising can. This practical certificate is designed to help entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations self-publish as well as gain a complete understanding of this often complicated marketplace. Learn about your publishing options and how to select the best pathways given your business and personal objectives. Discover what makes a great ebook and how to go about creating, formatting, publishing and marketing your ebook. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q822 Growing Your Business with Self-Publishing $195 ea. 16 Q817 Self-Publishing ebooks $195 ea. 16 Q823 Marketing ebooks $195 ea. 16 Social Media for Business Certificate Q223 $495 for all 3 48 Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate and serve your customers and clients in businesses, nonprofits, government and other organizations. Discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks, how they work and possible uses for your organization. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with an understanding of how to integrate social networks into successful marketing practices. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate Q231 Introduction to Social Media $195 ea. 16 Q232 Marketing Using Social Media $195 ea. 16 Q233 Integrating Social Media in Your Organization $195 ea. 16 Supervisory & Leadership Certificate Q224 $ Your employees are your most valuable resource. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand and insightful methods for both new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor s role and responsibilities and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Video Marketing Certificate Q225 $395 for both 32 Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144 percent more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53 percent higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also leads to an emotional trigger that plain text cannot do. Learn ways to use video marketing and YouTube to enhance your revenue goals. Two one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q251 Video Marketing $245 ea. 16 Q252 YouTube for Business $245 ea. 16 Workplace Communication Certificate Q213 $595 for all 3 56 Good communication in the workplace is more important than ever and critical to your career advancement and success. Gain skills using conflict management models and strategies. Work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills for a win-win outcome by helping others to get what they want, so you get what you want. Finally, find out more about yourself and others using personality profiles for better work performance. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate. Q131 Conflict Management $245 ea. 19 Q132 Negotiation: Get What You Want $195 ea. 19 Q133 Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance $295 ea. 19 Pierce College in Partnership with LERN The Learning Resource Network (LERN) is a national partnership comprised of a network of 4,000 members serving the lifelong learning needs of individuals and organizations in our community. Through quality programming, courses are designed to offer practical, howto information in order for learners to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century. LERN

7 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) ONLINE CAREER TRAINING Enroll any time during summer quarter. Financial assistance available to those who qualify. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued. ITEM NO. PRICE HOURS ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL SPECIALIST WITH MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING T008 $1, hours 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. ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL SPECIALIST WITH MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING + MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY T009 $2, hours This nationally recognized program combines the Administrative Medical Specialist program with training in medical billing, coding and medical terminology to give you a competitive edge in the health care field. ADVANCED CODING FOR THE PHYSICIAN S OFFICE T010 $1, hours 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. ADVANCED HOSPITAL CODING AND CCS PREPARATION T011 $1, hours 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 (CCS). AUTOCAD 2015 WITH AUTOCAD 3D 2015 T 018 $3, hours In this program, you ll master basic and advanced 2D and 3D design skills while gaining hands-on experience using AutoCAD You ll begin by exploring basic 2D tools, then progress to explore efficiency tools, complex objects, use of external reference and image files, advanced plotting and customizations. Once you are proficient with 2D commands in AutoCAD 2015, you ll learn methods of 3D modeling and gain thorough knowledge in 3D fundamentals while exploring the main features of the advanced 3D modeling workspace. This program uses Autodesk certified curriculum and will teach you the skills needed for the Autodesk AutoCAD 2015 Certified Professional Exam. CERTIFIED MEDIATOR AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION SPECIALIST T014 $3, hours In this highly comprehensive program, you will learn how to effectively help others negotiate and collaborate through the most difficult disputes using the InAccord Conflict Analysis model. CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGNER T001 $1, hours Prepare for a career as a residential interior designer. Learn the basics of good design, get familiar with design styles and movements, explore the materials that interior designers use and put your knowledge to work as you create your own design concept for a family room. CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNER T002 $1, hours This comprehensive program covers everything an aspiring wedding planner needs to know to get started in the business. Whether you plan on working parttime or full-time, this program will provide all the knowledge you need to work as a professional wedding planner or to start your own wedding planning business. CHARTERED TAX PROFESSIONAL T019 $1, hours This program will teach you to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships and sole proprietorships. In fact, you can start working and earning money while completing the program. After successfully finishing just the first two modules in the Chartered Tax Professional certificate program, you ll be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers. HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL T003 $1, hours Master the skills you need to gain an entry-level position in human resources and prepare to take the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam. LEAN MASTERY T004 $1, hours Eliminate waste from your business by learning and implementing the principles of Lean business. POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. Prepare for industry certification or start a new career Many programs completed in less than six months In-depth study, all learning materials provided Personal instructor assistance Certificate of completion awarded with passing score Start any time and work at a pace that suits your individual style Financial assistance and payment plans available to those that qualify ITEM NO. PRICE HOURS ITEM NO. PRICE HOURS 17 MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING T017 $1, hours Gain an understanding of medical records and assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS Level II code books. Develop insurance claims according to third-party guidelines and understand the legal, ethical and regulatory concepts that are vital to the health care field. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Prerequisite: prior training in medical terminology. PHARMACY TECHNICIAN T016 $1, hours Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. Train to enter this rapidly growing field with this respected online program and become prepared for national certification. SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT T013 $1, hours 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. SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT T012 $2, hours 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. TRAVEL AGENT TRAINING T007 $1, hours Learn the basic skills needed to operate a computer reservation system for airlines, travel agencies, cruise lines, hotels, or as a home-based agent, to get started in a career in the travel industry. VIDEO GAME DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT T020 $1, hours This program is the place to start if you re seeking a professional career as a video game designer and developer. This program is also well-suited for enthusiastic amateurs and gamers looking to explore this exciting field as a recreational endeavor. CAREER TRAINING ONLINE

8 18 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) BUSINESS COURSES ONLINE BUSINESS COURSES ONLINE Skills for the 21st Century Online learning is easy. It s fun! Boost your productivity and your organization s bottom line. Online certificates and courses are provided by expert instructors. Participate anytime, day or evening, from any computer. Just go to the website to see all the courses and certificates. ITEM NO. PRICE HRS Q828 Applying Lean Six Sigma Practices to HR $ Q835 Creative Problem Solving $ Q801 Cyber Security for Managers $ Q802 Dementia Care $ Q841 Effective Copywriting $ Q805 Evernote $ Q842 Female Bullying in the Workplace $ Q830 Get Things Done $ Q808 Google + $ Q809 Google Analytics $ Q833 Google Apps for Business $ Q838 Instagram for Business $ Q836 Intercultural Communication $ Q810 Interview Skills $ Q831 Introduction to Project Management $ Q844 Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace $ Q845 Mastering Microsoft Excel $ Q814 Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Fundamentals $ Q800 Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Advanced $ Q829 Onboarding New Employees $ Q834 Podcasting $ Q815 Powerful Presentations and Effective Speaking Techniques $ Q816 Practical Math for the Workplace $ Q837 Researching Public Records $ Q817 Self-Publishing ebooks $ Q843 Setup, Protect and Maintain Your Windows 8 PC $ Q820 Stress Management $ Q821 Workplace Ethics and Etiquette $ Pierce College in Partnership with LERN The Learning Resource Network (LERN) is a national partnership comprised of a network of 4,000 members serving the lifelong learning needs of individuals and organizations in our community. Through quality programming, courses are designed to offer practical, how-to information in order for learners to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century. LERN

9 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 19 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLINE CAN T MAKE IT TO A REGULARLY SCHEDULED CLASS? We have over 350 non-credit courses to choose from! MOST COURSES $109 - $129 6 WEEK ONLINE COURSES STARTING: REGISTRATION IS NOW EASIER THAN EVER! If you are a student from the general public go to If you are a teacher seeking Clock Hours go to Here you will find detailed course descriptions, syllabi, instructor information, computer requirements and student reviews. Note: We now only offer online registration and online payment for ed2go courses. SEPT. 16, OCT. 14, NOV. 11, DEC. 9 How ed2go online courses work: Each course has 12 lessons with a specific start and end date. Two lessons are released each week on Wednesdays and Fridays for six weeks. Pick up and print (optional) or download the lessons from the website. Complete the assignments and chapter quizzes. Complete all lessons and then take the final exam to receive a completion certificate that you can print right from home. TURN THE PAGE THE SEE ALL OF THESE EXCITING OFFERINGS! PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLINE

10 20 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLINE Pierce College in partnership with ed2go is the industry leader in online learning for adults. Pierce College is part of a network of more than 2,100 top colleges, universities and other organizations that provide high quality online continuing education courses that are affordable and easy to use. For details go to: Accounting /Accounting Software Accounting Fundamentals I Accounting Fundamentals II Crystal Reports, Introduction QuickBooks, Introduction QuickBooks, Intermediate Performing Payroll in QuickBooks QuickBooks for Contractors Adobe & Digital Design Adobe Acrobat 9/X, Introduction Adobe Photoshop CC Dreamweaver CS6, Introduction Dreamweaver CS6, Intermediate Flash CS6, Introduction Flash CS6, Intermediate Illustrator CS6, Introduction InDesign CS6/CC, Introduction InDesign CC, Intermediate Lightroom 4/5, Introduction Photoshop CS6, Introduction Photoshop CS6, Intermediate Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer II Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer II Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer, 2011/2012 Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer II, 2011/2012 Business Communication Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners Building Teams That Work Effective Business Writing Interpersonal Communication Keys to Effective Communication Mastering Public Speaking Resume Writing Workshop Technical Writing Fundamentals Writing Essentials Business Skills Achieving Success with Difficult People Administrative Assistant Fundamentals Administrative Assistant Applications Building Teams that Work Business Analysis, Introduction Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel Computer Skills for the Workplace Creating a Successful Business Plan Distribution and Logistics Management Effective Business Writing Fundamentals of Supervision and Management 1 Fundamentals of Supervision and Management 2 Individual Excellence Leadership Managing Customer Service Manufacturing Fundamentals Manufacturing Applications Mastery of Business Fundamentals Purchasing Fundamentals Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications, Introduction Supply Chain Management Fundamentals Technical Writing Fundamentals Total Quality Fundamentals Understanding the Human Resources Function Workers Compensation Business Software Wow, What a Great Event! Grant Writing Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant Get Grants! Grantwriting A to Z Grant Writing: Writing Effective Proposals Grant Proposal Writing, Advanced Starting a Nonprofit Marketing Your Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials Nonprofit Management, Introduction Law Criminal Law Employment Law Fundamentals Project Management High Speed Project Management Project Management Fundamentals Project Management Applications PMP Certification Exam Prep I PMP Certification Exam Prep II

11 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 21 Sales & Marketing Achieving Top Search Engine Positions Blogging and Podcasting Business and Marketing Writing Designing Effective Websites Effective Selling Google Analytics, Introduction Marketing Your Business on the Internet Professional Sales Skills Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Social Media in Business Start Your Own Business Growing Plants for Fun and Profit How to Get Started in Game Development How to Make Money From Your Writing Introduction to Interior Design Introduction to Internet Writing Markets Learn to Buy and Sell on ebay Secrets of the Caterer Start a Pet Sitting Business Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business Start Your Own Gift Basket Business Start Your Own Small Business Starting a Consulting Practice College Readiness (non-credit) SAT/ACT Test Prep SAT/ACT Test Prep II Algebra Biology Chemistry Human Anatomy and Physiology I Human Anatomy and Physiology II Math Refresher Medical Math Statistics Computers Microsoft Access, Introduction Microsoft Access, Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Introduction Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Advanced Microsoft Outlook, Introduction Microsoft PowerPoint, Introduction Microsoft Project, Introduction Microsoft Publisher, Introduction Microsoft Windows 7/8, Introduction Microsoft Word, Introduction Microsoft Word, Intermediate Microsoft Word for Mac, Introduction Understanding the Cloud What s New in Microsoft Office Computer Fundamentals Keyboarding Fundamentals PC Troubleshooting Computer Programming ASP.NET, Introduction Ajax Programming, Introduction C# Programming, Introduction C# Programming, Intermediate SQL, Introduction Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5 Java Script, Introduction Java Programming, Intermediate Mac, iphone and ipad Programming PHP and MySQL, Introduction PHP and MySQL, Intermediate Programming, Introduction Python 2.5/3 Programming, Introduction Visual Basic, Introduction Visual Basic, Intermediate Database Management Database Development, Introduction Oracle, Introduction Oracle, Intermediate SQL, Introduction SQL, Intermediate Digital Photography Digital Scrapbooking Discover Digital Photography Photographing People With Your Digital Camera Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera Secrets of Better Photography Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer Health Complementary and Alternative Medicine Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant Explore a Career in Medical Coding Explore a Career in Medical Transcription Explore a Career in Medical Writing Explore a Career in Nursing Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician Community & Continuing Education at Pierce College PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLINE

12 22 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLINE Food, Nutrition and Health Handling Medical Emergencies Healing Environments Healthy Aging HIPAA Compliance Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach Meditation Spanish for Medical Professionals Spanish for Medical Professionals II Spirituality, Health and Healing Start Your Own Business in Health and Healing Stress Management Languages Conversational French, Beginning Conversational Japanese Easy English Easy English 2 Easy English 3 Enhancing Language Development in Childhood Instant Italian Spanish in the Classroom Spanish for Law Enforcement Spanish for Medical Professionals Spanish for Medical Professionals II Speed Spanish Speed Spanish II Speed Spanish III Networking Networking, Introduction Networking, Intermediate Wireless Networking Personal Development Assisting Aging Parents Empowering Students With Disabilities Genealogy Basics Get Assertive! Get Funny! Grammar Refresher Happy and Healthy Pregnancy Homeschool With Success Lose Weight and Keep It Off Marriage and Relationships: Keys to Success Public Speaking Skills for Making Great Decisions Start Your Own Edible Garden Understanding Adolescents Personal Finance Keys to Successful Money Management Personal Finance Real Estate Investing Real Estate Law Stocks, Bonds and Investing: Oh, My! Stock Options, Introduction The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks Where Does All My Money Go? Technology: Certificate Prep CompTIA A+ Certification Prep, Basic CompTIA A+ Certification, Intermediate CompTIA A+ Certification, Advanced CompTIA Network+ Certification Prep CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep 2 Technology: Security PC Security, Introduction PC Security, Advanced Test Preparation GED Preparation GMAT Preparation GRE Preparation - Part 1 Verbal / Analytical GRE Preparation - Part 2 Quantitative LSAT Preparation - Part 1 LSAT Preparation - Part 2 Praxis I Preparation SAT/ACT Preparation - Part 1 SAT/ACT Preparation - Part 2 Web Design Creating jquery Mobile Websites With Dreamweaver Creating WordPress Websites Creating WordPress Websites II Creating Web Pages: Beginning HTML Creating Web Pages: Advanced HTML/CSS CSS and HTML, Introduction CSS3 and HTML5, Intermediate CSS and HTML, Advanced Designing Effective Websites Responsive Web Design Write Effective Web Content Writing Beginner s Guide to Getting Published Beginning Writer s Workshop Fiction Writing, Advanced Journaling, Introduction Keys to Effective Editing Make Money From Your Writing Mystery Writing Publish and Sell Your ebooks Research Methods for Writers Romance Writing Screenwriting, Introduction Start Homebased Business The Craft of Magazine Writing Travel Writing Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book Write Fiction Like a Pro Write Your Life Story Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers Writing Essentials Writing for Children Writing for ESL Writing Young Adult Fiction For details go to:

13 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 23 COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING AND MANUFACTURING CATIA Online V5 This CAD/CAM software solution allows you to define and make the tools you need to manufacture your products. It can be applied to a wide variety of industries, from aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, high tech, shipbuilding, consumer goods, plant design, architecture, construction, process power, petroleum and many other service industries. CATIA supports multiple stages of development including conceptualization, design, engineering and manufacturing. The software also facilitates collaborative engineering across disciplines around its 3D experience platform for surfacing and shape design, electrical fluid and electronics systems design, as well as mechanical and systems engineering. Our web-based training allows you to learn at your own pace. Unlike traditional classroom training, our system allows you to learn in an error-proof environment, so only correct techniques are memorized, allowing for faster comprehension of concepts. You can retake your courses to refresh your skills as many times as you would like over a two-year period. Call us and start your training today! Program demonstration at: OPEN ENROLLMENT Aug. 13 to Dec. 2 CATIA Fundamentals O600 Introduction to CATIA V5 Fee: $399 O601 Assembly Design Fundamentals Fee: $399 O602 Sketcher and Auto-Constraints Fee: $399 O603 Part Design Fundamentals Fee: $399 O604 Part & Product Integration Fee: $399 CATIA Advanced O605 Drafting Fundamentals Fee: $399 O606 Wireframe Fundamentals Fee: $399 O607 Assembly Design Advanced Fee: $399 O608 Surfacing Introduction Fee: $399 O609 Surfacing Operations Fee: $399 O610 Functional Tolerancing & Fee: $399 Annotation Registration and login Information: Register and pay (company vouchers accepted), then your name, day/ evening phone number, and the course title to: to obtain login information. There are no refunds once you have been given username and password information. Hardware and software requirements: Any computer (IBM/MAC/Linux) with high-speed Internet connection, a browser with the Macromedia Flash plug-in installed, an active account and pop-up blockers disabled. The online training method: Consists of a five-part training module via the Internet. This includes video demonstrations, interactive exercises, quizzes and lab exercises. CORPORATE TRAINING Invista Performance Solutions is a collaboration of four Pierce County community and technical colleges: Clover Park Technical College, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, Pierce College Puyallup and Tacoma Community College. Launched in September 2011, Invista Performance Solutions operates as a single point of contact for regional businesses to access workforce development services. Our mission is to help companies gain a competitive advantage in the global economy by increasing the skills of their workforce. Invista offers high quality training and learning solutions to meet and exceed client expectations. Invista Performance Solutions is also a member of Global Corporate College and actively works with 45 colleges across the United States and internationally to serve companies with an expanded footprint. Invista Performance Solutions has a successful history of delivering high-quality facilitation, coaching, contract training and seminars that are personalized to the performance goals of each business served. CATIA/CORPORATE TRAINING

14 24 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) Course Title Course Description Item No. (required for registration) easy ways to register Course Day(s) { Register early and reserve your seat! Avoid the disappointment of missing out on a class that is already full. See page 38 for more information. Online In Person Phone How to read this schedule for onsite courses MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013, Intermediate Prerequisite: Excel Beginning. Learn the intermediate functions and features of Excel. F198 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6 to 9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Nov Instructor Course Location (site bldg/room) Course Date(s) Course Fee Course Times Look for expanded selection of Fort Steilacoom courses coded with Look for expanded selection of Puyallup courses coded with Pierce College Fort Steilacoom AT A GLANCE K-12 Clock Hours The Pierce College Community and Continuing Education department is an approved OSPI (Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction) Clock Hour provider. Clock Hours cost $20 per course and must be requested at the time of registration. CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs) CEUs provide a permanent record of the completion of significant non-credit educational courses. CEUs cost $20 per course and must be requested at the time of registration. PERSONAL INTEREST COURSES HELD AT FORT STEILACOOM CAMPUS See Page AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) CPR RENEWAL...30 BEGINNING PUBLIC SPEAKING...27 BEGINNING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS BEGINNING TAROT...33 BEGINNING WEBSITE CREATION...28 COMPUTER TUNE UP...28 CONCERT CHOIR...32 CONNECT WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE...28 EXPLORING WASHINGTON...36 HEARTSAVER CPR/AED/FIRST AID...30 INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS...26 INTRODUCTION TO VOICEOVERS...36 INTRODUCTION TO WASHINGTON GEOLOGY...36 INTRODUCTION TO ZENDOODLING...25 JAZZ BAND...32 MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013, BEGINNING...28 MICROSOFT WORD 2013, BEGINNING...28 NAVIGATING YOUR CYCLES AND TRENDS USING ASTROLOGY AND TAROT...33 Look for expanded offerings at our Fort Steilacoom campus. Just look for the yellow tabs. MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013, BEGINNING Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in this two-session course! Create worksheets with text, values and formulas, and then format them to make your data easy to read. Gain knowledge of how to link formulas between multiple worksheets. Book included in course fee. F197 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. FS SNR/ p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Nov. 3-5 F202 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Oct

15 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 25 ART & CREATIVITY BEGINNING DRAWING - It s back! Come learn how to draw with experienced artist Sue Kopp-Casillas, as she guides you through fun and innovative drawing techniques. Students will learn to see with an artist s eye, noticing edges, negative space, basic shapes, relationships, symmetry and contrast. Class time will be used to introduce new skills and techniques with plenty of teacher and peer support. Assignment exercises will encourage students to practice at home. The instructor s weekly blog further adds to the learning experience! Bring a No. 2 pencil and several sheets of blank, standard sized copy paper to the first class. Other supplies will be discussed at the first class session. F001 PUY AHA/236 Fee: $119 Mon. 6:30-8:30 p.m. KOPP-CASILLAS S 6 Sessions: Sept. 28 to Nov. 2 INTRODUCTION TO ZENDOODLING Zendoodling is a delightfully satisfying and creative art form that allows you to explore your artistic side, even if you don t think you have one! Students will learn a variety of beautiful patterns, drawing styles and techniques. By the end of the day, you ll have created a one-of-a-kind piece of striking abstract art and you will have gained a skill you can use alone or in combination with stamping, scrapbooking, watercolor, polymer clay, etc! All supplies and materials will be provided by the instructor. A $10 cash supply fee, payable to the instructor, is due at the beginning of the first class session. F009 PUY LSC/126 Fee: $29 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ALEXANDER S 1 Session: Oct. 24 F010 FS OLY/208 Fee: $29 Mon. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ALEXANDER S 1 Session: Oct. 31 DRAWING WITH COLORED PENCILS-BEGINNING In this introductory course, you will learn about colored pencils, textured paper, layout, layering, burnishing and other techniques. We ll learn how to draw and color water-drops, the outdoors, trees, faces, beaches, still life and more! Bring a 9X12 sketch pad and a set of prism colored pencils. F030 PUY LSC/128 Fee: $139 Mon. 6:30-8:30 p.m. DOSS R 8 Sessions: Sept. 21 to Nov. 9 CAPTURE A MOMENT IN TIME: SKETCH JOURNAL Be inspired to record your life, a special trip, or your daily adventures in a loose, quick-sketch style format. You ll draw what you see, capturing the details of everyday objects and life in your journal pages. Everyone has their own drawing style, just like handwriting; we ll help you to see and then record it on paper. This class is geared for beginners but all skill levels are welcome. Bring any size sketch journal or pad and a set of drawing pencils. F016 PUY LSC/128 Fee: $139 Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. DOSS R 8 Sessions: Sept. 22 to Nov. 10 Coming this fall... HOW TO MAKE VELVET PLUSH PUMPKINS For those of you who love the look of velvet pumpkins, but feel the price is out of reach, come learn how easy they are to make yourself. We provide all the supplies; all you need to do is show up and have a great time. You will leave with one completed velvet pumpkin with a real stem, in addition to a kit which includes detailed instructions and templates. No experience necessary. Grab a few of your friends for an evening of creative fun! A $5 cash supply fee, payable to the instructor, is due at the beginning of the first class session. F017 PUY ADM/159 Fee: $29 Thurs. 6:30-8 p.m. CLARK T 1 Session: Oct. 8 PERSONAL INTEREST

16 26 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) Fort Steilacoom campus Puyallup campus BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING The advantages of painting with acrylics are many: They can be used as thinned washes like watercolor or applied more thickly like oils. They can be applied on canvas or paper. Artists can take advantage of the paint s quick-drying nature or extend their drying time. It is the go-to paint for mixed media art. There are no fumes and it cleans up with soap and water. Perfect! This course is for first-time painters or those wishing to try a new medium. Some prior art experience, such as drawing, will be helpful but is NOT required. For the first class meeting, students only need to bring a notebook and pen; supplies and resources will be discussed at that time. This instructor teaches in a way that stresses process and materials rather than product. No class November 11. F035 PUY AAH/236 Fee: $109 Wed. 6:30-8:30 p.m. KOPP-CASILLAS S 5 Sessions: Nov. 4 to Dec. 9 GETTING STARTED WITH ABSTRACT PAINTING Many artists are drawn to abstract painting but are stymied at how to begin. This course will help artists find a way in to painting from the imagination or working from an outside reference. We will discuss the advantages of working abstractly as well as learning techniques for starting. The student will learn several approaches to starting a painting or drawing. No painting experience is necessary. Bring a water container. A $12 cash supply fee, payable to the instructor, is due at the beginning of the first class session. F036 PUY AHA/236 Fee: $59 Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. MILLER B 3 Sessions: Oct PERSONAL INTEREST INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS A fun, introductory class where students learn all the basics of mosaic art and gain skills they can use to beautify their home or just for creative relaxation! Each student will design and complete an individual piece, choosing from a huge collection of tiles and bases provided by the instructor (or feel free to bring YOUR your own treasures to transform, such as picture frames, small trays or boxes). A $15 cash supply fee, payable to the instructor, is due at the beginning of the first class session. F007 PUY AHA/236 Fee: $79 Tues. 6-8 p.m. ALEXANDER S 4 Sessions: Sept. 22 to Oct. 13 F008 FS OLY/181 Fee: $79 Mon. 6-8 p.m. ALEXANDER 4 Sessions: Oct. 20 to Nov. 10 The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. - Pablo Picasso

17 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 27 BODY, MIND & HEALTH LEARN TO EAT HEALTHY Health is a choice and food is powerful. America is in a serious health crisis with runaway obesity and chronic disease. Millions live on processed junk foods laden with chemicals. Let certified clinical nutritionist, Kathryn Parslow, Ph.D. teach you how to get on a healthier path. Learn how to shift to a whole foods diet and why you need to give up processed junk food. So much information to help you eat healthy today! You will understand you really are what you eat! F098 PUY LSC/101 Fee: $59 10 a.m. to12:30 p.m. PARSLOW K 2 Sessions: Oct CAREER & TRADE SKILLS BEGINNING PUBLIC SPEAKING Come let us help you develop communication skills used in everyday life, work, social and community activities. Learn by doing and build self-confidence! Designed for people wishing to improve their ability to effectively communicate their viewpoints at business or public meetings, speaking one-on-one over the phone, face-to-face conversations, giving presentations, answering job interview questions and impromptu speaking situations. Topics covered include listening skills, use of visuals, evaluation skills, gestures, voice control, word usage and how to control nervousness. F070 FS/OLY/203 Fee: $109 Tues. 6-7:30 p.m. MILLER-GALAZ M 6 Sessions: Oct. 6 to Nov. 10 CAREER INTEREST ASSESSMENT Learn how your skills, personality type and interests can help you find a career that best suits you. You will participate in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Campbell s Interest and Skill Survey (CISS). When your results are assessed an interpretation session is scheduled with our advisor. Walk away with new tools to guide you into your new and exciting future! After registering, call (253) to set up your individual assessment appointment. F610 Fee: $99 Enroll any time during fall quarter ARR (To be arranged) 1 Session PRACTICING MINDFULNESS - LEVEL 1 Learn how to manage stress, use relaxation techniques, understand your feelings and begin to use mindfulness techniques to put focus on the present moment. The use of guided imagery is practiced with breathing exercises that provide students with vision and a feeling of calm. F477 PUY LSC/150 Fee: $49 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. GRASHER E 1 Session: Oct. 10 PRACTICING MINDFULNESS - LEVEL 2 Designed for students who have taken Level 1, or who have previously engaged in basic relaxation exercises. Get ready to obtain a greater understanding of mindfulness, progressive muscle relaxation and stress management techniques. The course will help students identify stressors, sharpen their mental focus and calm their mind in our overstimulated, busy world. F478 PUY LSC/150 Fee: $49 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. GRASHER E 1 Session: Oct. 24 FLAGGING AND TRAFFIC CONTROL Earn your Washington State Traffic Control Card in just one day! Training includes classroom instruction covering state laws, safety and traffic control procedures. You will receive a flagging card certification valid for three years. A hands-on practice session will be conducted outdoors. You will also learn how to effectively deal with the public and search for employment opportunities. Book included in fee. Dress for the weather and bring a sack lunch. F605 PUY LSC/128 Fee: $49 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POLLARD A 1 Session: Sept. 26 F607 PUY LSC/128 Fee: $49 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POLLARD A 1 Session: Oct. 24 F608 PUY LSC/128 Fee: $49 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POLLARD A 1 Session: Nov. 21 W606 PUY LSC/128 Fee: $49 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POLLARD A 1 Session: Dec. 5 LEAD SAFETY FOR RENOVATION, REPAIR AND PAINTING REFRESHER COURSE This course is designed as a refresher approved by the Washington State Department of Commerce for current contractors and employees that work on pre-1978 structures. You will learn how to conduct lead safety for renovation, repair and painting projects on structures containing lead based paint. There are 2.5 hours of online pre-study and 1.5 hours in the classroom onsite at Pierce College Puyallup. Space is limited to 12 students, so register now! Note: Once you have registered and paid, your name, day/evening phone number and the course title to to obtain login information. There are no refunds once you have been given your user name and password. F076 PUY LSC/234 Fee: $ hrs. Online/1.5 hrs. Onsite 7-8:30 p.m. ANDERSON R Wed. Oct. 21 SAIL PROGRAM LEADER TRAINING (ONLINE) Join in on this specialized training for health, fitness, nursing and senior care professionals. Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) targets fall prevention. This course is approved by the State of Washington Department of Health. Learn to identify motor, sensory and cognitive systems and the role they play in the physical function of older adults. You will be trained to lead SAIL exercise sessions to help older adults improve strength, balance and the ability to perform daily tasks. CEUs are included in the fee ONLINE Fee: $199 SWAN L Sept. 21 to Dec. 3 CAREER & TRADE SKILLS

18 28 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) Fort Steilacoom campus Puyallup campus COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER TUNE UP Learn to tune up and troubleshoot your own PC. You will gain valuable tips and use preventive methods to create a more stable system using Windows system utilities. Walk away with skills to resolve software and hardware issues. Become your own computer mechanic! F201 FS SNR/113 Fee: $129 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. STOCKE M 1 Session: Aug. 29 F200 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $129 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. STOCKE M 1 Session: Nov. 7 CONNECT WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE Smartphones aren t always so smart. You will learn the ins and outs of making your phone work best for you and your personal needs. In this course we will go through a checklist of the necessary steps for you to become friends with your phone. Come get in on all the apps! F709 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $69 Tues. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 1 Session: Nov. 17 F706 FS SNR/113 Fee: $69 Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 1 Session: Nov. 19 MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013, BEGINNING Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in this two session course! Create worksheets with text, values and formulas to format them to make your data easy to read. Gain knowledge of how to link formulas between multiple worksheets. Book included in course fee. F197 FS SNR/113 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Nov. 3-5 F202 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Oct MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013, INTERMEDIATE Now that you have the basics, learn how to link worksheets and workbooks, apply advanced formatting and styles, sort and filter, and use charting features. Prerequisite: Excel Beginning or equivalent experience. Book included in course fee. F198 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Nov MICROSOFT WORD 2013, BEGINNING Learn to open, create and save documents. Edit your document using cut, copy and paste functions. Apply character and paragraph formatting, set tabs and page breaks, adjust margins and use spell check and thesaurus features. Book included in course fee. F195 FS SNR/113 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Oct. 6-8 F199 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $129 Tues., Thurs. 6-9 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Oct TROUBLE SHOOTING QUICKBOOKS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES QuickBooks is a multifaceted accounting program with numerous ways to approach functions within the program and countless report options. Most issues that arise in QuickBooks have solutions that have been found through a collaborative effort between experienced QuickBooks users. This is an interactive, discussion-based course designed to assist QuickBooks users in finding solutions to problems within their company financial data. This course is NOT intended for beginning QuickBooks users. Students must have prior QuickBooks knowledge and experience. F213 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $119 Tues., Thurs. 6-8:30 p.m. STOCKE M 2 Sessions: Dec. 1-3 WELCOME TO COMPUTERLAND This course is for the absolute beginner who struggles with basic personal computer (PC) operation. Start by learning Windows basic terminology, navigating windows, and using the mouse functions. Next, you will learn the basics of Microsoft s word processing programs as you open, create and save documents. You ll also learn how Windows 7 can help you organize your files and how to build a system that makes sense to you. This course is popular with the 50+ crowd, but everyone is welcome. Book included. F020 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $119 Tues., Thurs. 1-4 p.m. VONEHRENKROOK S 6 Sessions: Sept. 29 to Oct. 15 COMPUTERS/ SMALL BUSINESSES BEGINNING WEBSITE CREATION Websites are your information hub where customers can learn all they need to know about your business, including the best ways to engage it. Come learn how to create a website that gives current and potential customers convenient access wherever they have a connection, thus increasing your income potential, while making your business look its best online. Sign up today and get a good start on your website in as few as two classes with an easy-to-use website builder! No web design experience required. If you do not yet have a domain name, wait to purchase one until you take this course! F061 PUY CTR/276 Fee: $299 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. JOHNSON MK 2 Sessions: Sept. 26 to Oct. 3 BEGINNING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS Websites need traffic and social media is a cost effective way to generate it. Social media networks provide access to conversations that happen any time, any place, 24/7. Learn how to create consistent, engaging content, and strategic promotions that allow your business to connect to your customers and create lasting, mutually beneficial relationships. Mary K. Johnson of Corona Communications has developed a supportive learning experience that will help to demystify social media use in the company of fellow-learners. Sign up today and get these essential tools in only two sessions. F063 FS SNR/113 Fee: $199 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. JOHNSON MK 2 Sessions: Oct

19 READY TO REGISTER? Go online at or call (253) POSSIBILITIES. REALIZED. 29 DANCE BEGINNING LATIN BALLROOM DANCE Learn Latin rhythms which complement the basic ballroom dance figures. Rumba, Cha Cha and Tango are the featured rhythms. Students gain creative ability to interpret these special sounds and moves. Wear shoes or slippers with smooth soles. Partners recommended but not required or guaranteed. Course fee is for one person. Couples must register separately. F274 PUY HEP/206 Fee: $99 Wed. 7:15-8:15 p.m. BEHR S 5 Sessions: Sept. 30 to Oct. 28 BALLET, BEGINNING Open to adults and teens. Join an increasing number of people who enjoy learning and experiencing the health benefits of ballet with our partnership with Dance Theatre Northwest. You will learn five classic ballet positions, correct body placement, essential barre exercises, centre exercises and basic ballet vocabulary. Practice graceful movement with us at Dance Theatre Northwest! Ballet shoes required. F271 DTNW Fee: $119 Wed. 6:50-7:50 p.m. STAUFFER M 10 Sessions: Sept. 23 to Dec. 9 FITNESS DANCE EXERCISE Ages 13 and up. Get in shape, have fun and lose weight at the same time with this moderately paced workout. You will use low impact aerobic dance moves, body toning with light weights, bands and stretches to upbeat music. Come get your groove on with us at Dance Theatre Northwest! Indoor athletic shoes and athletic attire required. No classes November 26. F275 DTNW Fee: $79 Tues., Thurs. 4:45-5:45 p.m. STAUFFER M 22 Sessions: Sept. 22 to Dec. 10 FITNESS FOR CURVY GIRLS - NEW EIGHT-WEEK FORMAT! Taught by a certified personal trainer, this women-only beginner s fitness course will help you gain the confidence and physical tools you need to begin an exercise program. This course will focus on stretching, mobility, strengthening and setting the foundation for healthy physical exercise. Get motivated in a fun group atmosphere and surround yourself with similar people with similar goals. Consider taking the How to Eat Well course, which is designed as a companion course to this one and meets directly after class on Tuesdays. F267 PUY HEP/206 Fee: $109 Tues., Thurs. 5:45-6:45 p.m. KEATTS L 16 Sessions: Sept. 29 to Nov. 19 WEDDING DANCE CRASH COURSE Whether you re the bride and groom, dad and daughter, mother and son, in the wedding party or simply a guest, this course will prepare you to shine on the reception dance floor. We ll cover the waltz, swing and a simple slow-style that can be danced to any music, as well as leading/following fundamentals. If you ve already chosen your wedding dance song, bring it on CD and instructor Steven Behr will help you choose the right dance for the music. For extra fun, enroll your entire wedding party! Partners recommended but not required or guaranteed. Course fee is for one person. Couples must register separately. F276 PUY HEP/206 Fee: $99 Wed. 6-7 p.m. TAP, BEGINNING BEHR S 5 Sessions: Sept. 30 to Oct. 28 Open to adults and teens. Discover the fun and joy of Broadway style rhythm tap dance! Geared to adults and teens with an emphasis on basic rhythms and moves. Learn a new vocabulary: brush, flap, hop, shuffle, stomp, stamp and how to do basic turns. Course held at Dance Theatre Northwest! Tap shoes required. F272 DTNW Fee: $119 Wed. 6:50-7:50 p.m. STAUFFER M 10 Sessions: Sept. 23 to Dec. 9 Dance Theatre Northwest is a unique collaboration of groups that work within an award-winning Regional Performing Dance Company. DANCE THEATRE NORTHWEST 2811 Bridgeport Way W #24 University Place (253) From I-5 N. and WA-16 W. take exit 1C from WA-16 W. to Center St. in Tacoma. Turn slight right on Center St. which turns into Regents Blvd. Take Regents Blvd. (turns into 27th) to Bridgeport Way W. in University Place. Turn left onto Bridgeport Way W. Make a U-turn at 29th St. W. DTNW is on the right. HOW TO EAT WELL This is a great companion course for Fitness for Curvy Girls. You ll learn what food labels, whole foods and basic nutrition means. It is NOT required that you take the Fitness for Curvy Girls course. This course is designed to be your guide to achieving balance in your diet and helping you to a path of wider choices regarding your health. You will learn the basics of how to read a food label, how many calories you should be eating, how to plan balanced meals and much more. Get started today for a healthier you! F099 PUY HEP/203 Fee: $29 Tues. 7-7:30 p.m. KEATTS L 7 Sessions: Sept. 29 to Nov. 10 INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE Come join us for a very gentle and beginning level exercise class for seniors with limited mobility. This class is perfect for individuals who are looking to increase their level of flexibility, stamina and strength. Course held at Dance Theatre Northwest. Tennis or athletic shoes required. F006 DTNW Fee: $49 Mon. 3:10-3:40 p.m. STAUFFER M 11 Sessions: Sept. 28 to Dec. 7 PERSONAL INTEREST

20 30 Community & Continuing Education Fall 2015 FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS: Contact us at or call (253) Fort Steilacoom campus Puyallup campus HEALTH CARE / ICD-10 BEGINNER S TAI CHI Tai Chi Chuan is a centuries old Chinese exercise system that promotes health, relaxation and self-cultivation. It can be learned by anyone regardless of age, sex or athletic ability. This course is designed to accommodate the beginner. Emphasis placed on establishing a solid foundation of fundamentals. Come learn how to enhance your internal strength and energy while improving your balance, vitality and stamina. F263 PUY HEP/206 Fee: $89 9:30-10:30 a.m. LLANOS R 8 Sessions: Sept. 26 to Nov. 14 INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CHUAN This course is for students who have completed Beginner s Tai Chi. Course content reviews Section 1A of the Yang Family Long Form moving into Section 1B (completing the form) and into a deeper understanding of breath and movement while following the classics of Tai Chi. Your body, mind and spirit will flow into new places! F266 PUY HEP/206 Fee: $89 10:45-11:45 a.m. LLANOS R 8 Sessions: Sept. 26 to Nov. 14 HEALTH CARE It is important to understand which level of CPR training you need! Health care Provider CPR is the level needed by health care professionals such as doctors, dentists, nurses, paramedics, EMTs and certified nursing assistants. These professions all require BLS (Basic Life Support) for the health care provider level of certification. This training includes a more detailed assessment as well as training using equipment you would find in a hospital or dental office, such as the bag valve mask. A written and skills test is mandatory and carries a two-year certification period. HeartSaver CPR is geared more to the general public, daycare providers, construction and office workers as well as educators and coaches. This course teaches individuals the skill set for one and two layperson CPR and uses equipment you would find in a public setting, including a pocket mask and AED. A written test is not mandatory for this level of training, but there is a skills test. This course carries a two-year certification. HEARTSAVER CPR/AED/ FIRST AID Students enrolling in the AHA Heartsaver CPR/ AED/First Aid will learn how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) as well as adult, child and infant one and two rescuer CPR and choking. There is also a comprehensive basic first aid lesson that will cover stroke, heart attack, diabetes, environmental and respiratory emergencies. At the end of the course, a practical skills assessment will be given. Successful completion will earn an AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid card valid for two years. Course fee includes all supplies including a course completion card. F127 FS CAS/124 Fee: $79 Mon. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CPRNW 1 Session: Sept. 14 AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CPR Students enrolling in the AHA Health care Provider Course (HCP) will learn adult, child and infant one and two rescuer CPR as well as adult, child and infant choking and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) use. End of course practical and written examination given on the same day. Successful completion will earn an AHA CPR for HCP card valid for two years. Course fee includes all supplies including a course completion card. F126 FS CAS/124 Fee: $79 Thurs. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CPRNW 1 Session: Sept. 9 AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) CPR RENEWAL Students who have obtained an AHA CPR card in the past that are up for renewal are welcome to take this course. Includes all needed course supplies. Once you have registered, please edu to arrange a class meeting time. F128 TO BE ARRANGED Fee: $25 CPRNW 1 Session ICD-10-CM CODING The United States is transitioning from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM coding beginning on Oct. 1, Join us and learn to code for ICD-10-CM and update your skills as you prepare for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Proficiency Assessment. Train for the new format, structure and nuances found in the new coding system along with tips to help you on the job. Learn in-depth guidelines for ICD-10-CM while you perform hands-on coding exercises to make you successful in the field. ICD-10-CM Manual and ICD-10 Proficiency Workbook are included in the course fee. F075 PUY ADM/136 Fee: $399 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SCOTT K 5 Sessions: Oct Your instructor, Karen Scott, has worked for Pierce College for 17 years, teaching and advising students in all aspects of administrative medical office careers. Her specialty is instructing students in medical terminology, CPT, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 coding. Prior to her tenure at Pierce College, Karen spent six years in medical office management. She holds national certifications as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Coding Instructor (CPC-I) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

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