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1 Spring 2016 March May

2 TABLE OF CONTENTS PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Arts & Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 3 Fitness/Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 4 Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 8 Gardening. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 10 Languages & Culture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 13 Law & Money. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 14 Personal Interest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 15 Pet Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 22 Safe Driving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 23 BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 24 COLLEGE FOR KIDS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 27 COMPUTERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 30 ONLINE CLASSES Education2Go. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 25 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 34 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES Health Care Certificate Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 38 Dental Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 39 Health Care for Professionals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 40 American Heart Association Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 40 PUBLIC SAFETY Firefighter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 44 Law Enforcement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 48 REGISTRATION & INFORMATION How to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 50 Refund Policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded to a student at the rate of 1 CEU for every 10 hours of contact. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure to record an individuals continuing education. CEUs do not correlate to college credit classes. The college maintains student records of CEU accomplishments and copies are available through the Records Department. Notice of Nondiscrimination Westmoreland County Community College will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, union membership or any other legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state law including the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act and with federal law, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Ameri- cans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries should be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer (presently Sylvia Detar) at 724- 925-4190 or in Room 4100D, WCCCBusiness & Industry Center, Youngwood, PA 15697. On the cover: Student, Allison Petroff. See pages 36 & 37 for Industrial Maintenance Training. 2

3 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Arts & Crafts Accessory Design Felted Wool Flowers Accessories usually compliment an outfit, Using basic hand-sewing of simple shapes but imagine how fun it would be to pick (no patterns needed), make realistic flow- your accessory before your outfit! Design ers from recycled wool clothing, such as your own Statement jewelry pieces, as slacks, skirts and blouses. Your flowers well as turn scrap fabric and recycled can be glued to a base or made into pins clothes into modern additions to any ward- or hat ornaments. Bring sewing needle, robe. Supply list will be reviewed at first neutral-colored thread, sharp scissors, class. Registration closes on April 7. Tanya wire cutters and, if available, wool fabric. Gaudino, $49 tuition + $10 material fee, To see instructors work go to: www.fancy- 1.2 CEUs woolflowers.com. Nan Loncharich, $9 tui- CRFX 0028-01 4 Wednesdays starting tion + $5 material fee, .15 CEUs April 27, 6-9 p.m. CRFX 2173-01 Thursday, April 7, 6-7:30 p.m. Chainmaille Jewelry Construct your own stylish chainmaille Knitting bracelets using various metals and designs. Looking for an inexpensive hobby that is A GIA certified bench jeweler will guide fun and relaxing? Knitting is a great way you on the basic theory of chain weaving, to express your creativity and enhance the proper technique of working with jump hand-eye coordination while creating some- rings and on the selection of clasps, ring thing beautiful! Knitting is a perfect ac- size and thickness. You will leave class tivity for the winter months and great for with three finished bracelets. Registration making holiday gifts for family and friends! closes one week prior to class start date. You will learn the basics of knitting and Elizabeth Krajc, $39 tuition + $75 material begin a new project each week. The first fee, .75 CEUs half of each class will be instruction on PRDX 0854-60 3 Mondays starting featured skills, and the second half will be March 14, 6:30-9 p.m. spent working on the weeks project. Bring (WCCC-Latrobe) one pair of knitting needles (size 13 or 15). PRDX 0854-01 3 Tuesdays starting Supply list will be distributed at first class. March 29, 6:30-9 p.m. Tanya Gaudino, $55 tuition + $5 material fee, 1.2 CEUs NEW - Corsages-Body Flowers RTSX 2702-01 6 Mondays starting Save money when planning a special oc- March 7, 6-8 p.m. casion by making your own floral adorn- ments for the lapel, wrist, hair, rings, etc. Machine Embroidery No wiring. Assorted spring flowers will be Increase the use of your embroidery ma- used. Registration closes one week prior to chine. The projects you can create with class start date. Georgeanna Spinello, $15 your machine grow as you become more tuition + $25 material fee, .3 CEUs knowledgeable about your machines ca- CRFX 0570-01 Thursday, April 21, pabilities. You will complete at least one 6-9 p.m. small project each class. Bring your embroi- dery machine, power cord, manual, hoops, NEW - Contemporary European thread and device to transfer designs to Eucalyptus Basket your machine (USB, card reader) to class. A Create a basket with a handle using euca- supply list will be provided the first night of lyptus and salal for its base and adorning class. Registration closes one week prior to the inside with Queen Annes lace, alstro- class start date. Leslie Bouldin, $65 tuition emeria, tulips or other seasonal fresh flow- + $7 material fee, 1.5 CEUs ers. You will add texture to your basket PRDX 4899-01 5 Mondays starting with twigs, bark, leaves and berries. Regis- March 21, 6-9 p.m. tration closes one week prior to class start date. Georgeanna Spinello, $15 tuition + $30 material fee, .3 CEUs CRFX 1781-01 Tuesday, March 22, 6-9 p.m. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 3

4 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT NEW - Sew Stylish Too A Dietitian at Home Already have basic sewing skills mastered? Discover healthy eating strategies that will Challenge yourself by engaging in projects work for most lifestyles. The benefits of that include interfacing, zippers, buttons the Mediterranean diet, the pros and cons and cording for interiors. Bring 2 yards of some popular fad diets as well as tips of interior fabric to make pillows the first on meal planning for yourself or a family. night, 3 yards of cording, your sewing Emily Flynn, $15 tuition, .25 CEUs machine and all attachments with you to MEDX 1381-01 Tuesday, April 19, class. For easy transport, place sewing ma- 6-8:30 p.m. chine in a rolling suitcase! Tanya Gaudino, $79 tuition + $4 material fee, 1.8 CEUs Gluten-Free Diets PRDX 7177-01 6 Mondays starting Do you know the difference between Celiac April 18, 6-9 p.m. disease, wheat allergies and gluten-sen- sitivity and the complications that result from these conditions? Would you like to Fitness/Health learn why the gluten-free diet is the latest Balancing Your fad? Learn how to avoid gluten contamina- Bodys Energy Fields tion at parties and when eating out, as well Often when we feel tired, depleted or un- as from your medication. Helpful supple- clear, it is our biofield energy that is out of ments, alternative grains and good nutri- balance. In 1994, the US National Institute tion will be presented. Jane Rittenhouse, of Health (NIH) established the term bio- $15 tuition + $2 material fee, .3 CEUs field to describe the matrix of different MEDX 2655-01 Tuesday, March 15, energies supporting vitality. Traditional 6-9 p.m. Chinese medicine describes the internal Golf (Ages 13 & older) and external energy biofields as the aura, Beginners - learn the fundamentals. Rec- chakra system and meridian field. Come reational golfers - refine your skills. Focus explore the form and function of these is on grip, stance, driving, irons, chipping energy systems and learn simple methods and putting. Bring any iron to first session, that encourage balance and harmonious which is held at WCCC, and be prepared to flow. Kathy Duffy, Director of Energy pay for a bucket of golf balls for classes two Connection Creative Healing Center, $17 through six, which are held at the driving tuition + $3 material fee, .25 CEUs range. Youngwood class: Willowbrook Mini PRDX 0347-01 Tuesday, April 5, Golf & Driving Range, 190 Slate Run Road, 6:30-9 p.m. Greensburg. NOTE: Attendance at first Chinese Self Defense classroom session at the WCCC location is A softer no-nonsense approach to self-de- mandatory. $35 tuition, .6 CEUs fense utilizing pure techniques rather than PHSX 2600-01 Chad Seibel power by combining soft style Kung-Fu and 6 Tuesdays starting Jujitsu. A highly effective system that is April 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m. easy to learn, will get you in shape, help PHSX 2600-02 Chad Seibel 6 Tuesdays starting you lose weight and gain confidence. This April 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. course is open to men and women. Taught PHSX 2600-03 Chad Seibel by Master Nick Long, a former national 6 Wednesdays starting champion 9th degree Black Belt Master April 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Grade with 40 years teaching experience. PHSX 2600-04 Chad Seibel $49 tuition, .9 CEUs 6 Wednesdays starting PHSX 0913-01 6 Mondays starting April 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Dialysis Friendly Meal Planning You can create meals that you enjoy while adhering to your dietary restrictions. Emily Flynn, $15 tuition + $2 material fee, .2 CEUs MEDX 1327-01 Tuesday, April 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 4 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

5 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Happy Healthy Living: The Healthy Vegetarian Chinese Exercises & Acupressure Discover or learn more about the benefits Chinese Medical Exercises and acupres- of a vegetarian or vegan diet. Health ben- sure massage therapy is based on the tra- efits, meal planning, supplementation and ditional Chinese medicine meridian theory the diet journey will be discussed. Meal which has been used in the treatment and plans will be provided. Leah Firestone, $19 prevention of illness for over two thousand tuition + $2 material fee, .3 CEUs years. You will learn and practice these PHSX 8440-01 Wednesday, April 20, exercises that consist of pressing ones own 6-9 p.m. pressure points and stimulating areas of the body that will help you develop muscle Heartsaver CPR AED with tone, boost your immune system, balance Pediatric AED emotions, flush out toxins and open block- See page 42 for course description. ages to improve circulation and energy flow $29 tuition + $9 material fee + required and balance Yin and Yang. Lingzhi Cai, text (review of textbook prior to class is re- MD, PhD, $55 tuition + $2 material fee, quired), .4 CEUs 1.2 CEUs MEDX 1019-01 Thursday, March 17, MEDX 3009-60 6 Thursdays starting 6-10 p.m. March 31, 6-8 p.m. (WCCC- Latrobe) Heartsaver First Aid See page 43 for course description. HeadSTRONG! $25 tuition + $9 material fee + required Improving Brain Health text (review of textbook prior to class is re- HeadSTRONG isnt about being stub- quired), .3 CEUs bornits about really understanding MEDX 3028-01 Tuesday, April 5, how the human brain is structured, how 6:30-9:30 p.m. it works and how to prevent, fight and even potentially reverse widely diagnosed Herbal Tea Blends conditions including ADHD, Alzheimers Do you enjoy tea? Then join us for tips on and dementia. Discussions will focus on making herbal tea and herbal tea blends current research and topics such as gut- for both taste and specific purposes such as brain-gluten connection and the impact relaxation and de-stressing. Ellen Marsili, of medications and nutrition through the $15 tuition + $2 material fee, .2 CEUs lifespan. Great information for parents, PHSX 3045-90 Tuesday, April 26, teachers and health care givers! A brain 7-9 p.m. food snack will be provided at each ses- (WCCC-Bushy Run) sion. Barbara LaRocque, $55 tuition + $10 material fee, 1.0 CEUs The Versatility of Herbs MEDX 3027-60 4 Mondays starting Herb gardening is relaxing and rewarding. April 4, 6-8:30 p.m. Your own home grown herbs can provide (WCCC- Latrobe) you with fresh flavors for cooking, teas, crafting, aromatics and even cleaning. Join Health & Well-Being Sampler us to learn more about growing, harvest- Bring balance into your life through four ing, drying and storing herbs. Ellen Mar- (4) short Qi Gong techniques; guided med- sili, $35 tuition, .6 CEUs itation, breathing, self-massage and focus NTRX 8560-90 3 Tuesdays starting wheel. Wear comfortable clothes and April 5, 7-9 p.m. shoes to class. Linda Vucelich, $13 tuition, (WCCC-Bushy Run) .2 CEUs MEDX 3036-60 2 Wednesdays starting March 9, 7-8 p.m. For more information about (WCCC-Latrobe) Personal Enrichment classes,contact Sylvia Detar, director/Continuing Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190. Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 5

6 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Reducing Dietary Inflammation Introduction to a Many diseases share a common cause: Raw Food Lifestyle chronic, persistent, low-grade inflamma- A peek inside the world of raw food, how tion. You will explore the role inflamma- it can boost energy, change how you feel tion has in the human body, learn the and taste delicious. Raw food is fresh fruit, difference between acute and chronic vegetables, nuts, seeds, sprouts, grains, inflammatory states and the causes of in- legumes, fermented and dehydrated food, flammation, gain a basic understanding of seaweed, fresh herbs and spices. It does the drugs designed to inhibit inflammation not come in a box, can or carton. Class will and discuss the role nutritional supple- include demonstrations and tastings. Reg- ments and diet can have to combat inflam- istration closes on March 29. Kelly Urban, mation. Joshua M. Sokolowski, D.C., $39 $49 tuition, .3 CEUs tuition + $3 material fee, .75 CEUs FODX 7110-01 Tuesday, April 5, 6-9 p.m. MEDX 7106-01 3 Tuesdays starting April 5, 6:30-9 p.m. Beginning Tai Chi A program of continuous, non-strenuous Easy Guided Meditation movements designed to improve mental Simple imagery can engage the mind in focus and concentration, relax and tone the a pleasant daydream state that deeply major joints in the body, increase energy relaxes the body. Studies show regular levels and build internal strength and relaxation techniques help release stress, suppleness. Wear comfortable clothes and balance emotions and harmonize body shoes. Patricia Cummerick, $35 tuition, functions and peace of mind. You will prac- .6 CEUs tice guided techniques that illustrate how MEDX 8018-01 6 Thursdays starting easy it is to access a calmer, more centered March 31, 2-3 p.m. state of mind. Learn how meditation can give you a vacation from the turmoil of ev- Tai Chi Level II eryday life in just a few minutes. No prior Perfect your form and balance through experience is necessary. Kathy Duffy, $17 practice. Wear comfortable clothes and tuition, .25 CEUs shoes. Prerequisite: Beginning Tai Chi. PRDX 9111-01 Thursday, April 21, Patricia Cummerick, $35 tuition, .6 CEUs 6:30-9 p.m. MEDX 8019-01 6 Thursdays starting March 31, 3-4 p.m. Qi Gong for Energy & Health In four sessions, you will learn a complete Walk Live nine minute system of 13 simple, flowing Walk Live is an indoor aerobic walking movements. This practice increases and program which has been helping people strengthens the immune systems func- get fit for over 25 years. You will engage in tioning and promotes overall harmony and a 3 mile heart pumping, calorie torching well-being with movement, breathing and aerobic indoor walk geared for ALL fitness repetition. Qi Gong (Qi means energy and levels. If you can walk, you can do this pro- Gong means practice) is the foundation gram. Angie Tomer, $49 tuition, .8 CEUs of Tai Chi. No experience needed. Wear PHSX 9039-01 8 Thursdays starting comfortable clothes. Linda Vucelich, $35 March 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. tuition, .5 CEUs (no class March 24) MEDX 6913-60 4 Thursdays starting PHSX 9039-02 8 Thursdays starting March 31, 7-8:15 p.m. March 10, 6:45-7:45 p.m. (WCCC-Latrobe) (no class March 24) ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 6 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

7 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Adult Weight Management NEW - Yoga of Awareness Do you want to lose weight or maintain Kundalini Yoga is a science of the flow of your weight loss? You will be introduced breath and movement of life. This type of to basic nutrition, healthy meal planning, yoga utilizes movement, sound, breath and goal setting, exercise tips, motivational meditation to relax and restore your mind strategies, correct supplementation and and body while improving strength, flexi- avoidance of fad diets. Sample meal plans, bility and endurance. This effective form of label reading guide and grocery shopping yoga focuses on the immune, nervous and plans will be provided. Leah Firestone, $32 glandular systems to help bring you into tuition + $2 material fee, .6 CEUs balance. Each class will allow you to be- PHSX 8991-01 2 Wednesdays starting come aware of more than just the strength April 6, 6-9 p.m. of the physical body and may facilitate a change for your whole being. Students from Gentle Yoga beginners to advanced welcome. Please An introduction into yoga techniques for bring a mat, a blanket and drinking water. those who havent exercised lately or are Stacey McBeth, $49 tuition + $5 material limited in mobility. Learn to apply the fee, 1.05 CEUs principles of yoga to stimulate the body PHSX 9458-01 7 Saturdays starting into more flexibility, the mind into aware- March 5, 9:30-11 a.m. ness and peace and to unlock the potenti- (no class March 19 & 26) ality that is within all of us. Bring a mat or towel to class. Nancy Micheals, $49 tuition Yogilates + $2 material fee, 1.0 CEUs A blend of Yoga and Pilates. Strengthen PHSX 9485-01 8 Tuesdays starting your major muscle groups while cultivating March 8, 10-11:15 a.m. mental calm with Pilates exercises and Yoga postures. Bring Yoga mat. Tanya Hatha Yoga Gaudino, $45 tuition, .75 CEUs Yoga is an ancient practice that promotes PHSX 9494-01 6 Wednesdays starting a sense of inner peace through a series March 16, 6-7:15 p.m. of physical exercises (asanas or postures) and breathing techniques. What sets yoga Zumba apart from fitness programs is an empha- A mixture of Latin and international music sis on the breath, as well as a noncompet- and dance combined with fitness provides itive attitude. Concentration is on Hatha an invigorating and effective workout. It Yoga stretches, centering and meditation. is so much fun you wont believe you are Meditations will have themes of yogic prin- exercising! Wear good, supportive sneakers ciples and peace. Poses are presented with and bring water. Cindy Huth, $45 tuition, different levels of difficulty and demon- .8 CEUs strated. Yoga is all about breathing, smil- PHSX 9980-01 8 Mondays starting ing, feeling better and being more at peace. March 7, 5-6 p.m. Bring yoga mat to class. For class held in Latrobe, also bring yoga block and strap. $49 tuition, 1.0 CEUs PHSX 9490-60 Tracy Cedergren Tryall 8 Mondays starting March 21, 6-7:15 p.m. (WCCC - Latrobe) PHSX 9490-90 Saroja Chandra 8 Tuesdays starting March 22, 6-7:15 p.m. (WCCC - Bushy Run) ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 7

8 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Food See Childrens Cooking classes, Page 27 Cake Decorating I Learn all the basics of cake decorating, including seven borders, 13 flowers, bas- KITCHEN RULES ket weave, lattice and transfers. The first Open-toed shoes, sleeveless session meets for only one hour to receive a tops, shorts and capris are material list and discuss supplies. Limit 12 not permitted in the kitchen. students. Mary Lou Cinciripini, $85 tuition Please wear non-skid shoes. + $7 material fee, 1.5 CEUs FODX 0460-01 8 Tuesdays starting March 15, 6-8 p.m. (first class 6-7 p.m.) Pirohi (Pierogies) Potato, cheese and sauerkraut filled pirohi just like grandma made. You will leave class with a dozen pirohi you prepared. It is recommended you bring an apron. Debo- rah Moore, $25 tuition + $12 material fee, .35 CEUs FODX 6644-01 Tuesday, March 8, 6-9:30 p.m. Slovak Real Potato Halusky Learn to make real halusky like Baba (grandma) made. Potato halusky (not noo- dle halusky) has been made for more than 100 years in eastern Slovakia. You will eat the fare that is prepared. It is recom- mended you bring an apron. Dennis Ragan, Fondant & Gum Paste $22 tuition + $5 material fee, .3 CEUs If you enjoyed playing with clay as a child, FODX 2900-01 Tuesday, March 15, youll love decorating with fondant. Learn 6-9 p.m. to decorate your cakes with leaves, borders and cutouts using flexible, easy-to-shape Moms Nut Rolls fondant and create beautiful flowers such Come to class and learn how to make this as calla lilies, carnations, roses, lilies, traditional sweet bread pastry from scratch daisies and tulips out of gum paste. You using yeast dough and a buttery, sweet will decorate a cake with fondant and the walnut filling. You will take two nut rolls flowers you created in the final class. Must home. It is recommended you bring an have prior cake decorating knowledge. Reg- apron. Deborah Moore, $29 tuition + $12 istration closes one week prior to the start material fee, .4 CEUs date. Supply list will be mailed. Mary Lou FODX 6005-01 Saturday, March 19, Cinciripini, $59 tuition + $7 material fee, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1.2 CEUs FODX 2159-01 4 Wednesdays starting Paska April 6, 6-9 p.m. Prepare traditional eastern European Easter bread and take it home with you to share with your family and friends. It is For more information about recommended you bring an apron. Deborah Personal Enrichment Moore, $25 tuition + $10 material fee, classes,contact Sylvia .4 CEUs FODX 6500-01 Tuesday, March 22, Detar, director/Continuing 6-10 p.m. Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190 or [email protected] Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 8 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

9 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Seafood Baked in Parchment NEW - Palachinki & Enjoy this simple and delicious dish. Sea- Green Bean Soup food flavored with delicate herbs and spices A Slovak crepe filled with cottage cheese or and accompanied by a medley of fresh lekvar served with a sour soup with green vegetables. You will eat the food that is beans, potatoes, carrots and celery in a prepared. It is recommended you bring an light cream broth. It is recommended you apron. Sergio Maragni, $22 tuition + $18 bring an apron. Deborah Moore, $22 tui- material fee, .35 CEUs tion + $15 material fee, .4 CEUs FODX 7549-01 Tuesday, March 29, FODX 6495-01 Tuesday, April 19, 6-9:30 p.m. 6-10 p.m. Fresh Mozzarella Learn to make this Italian delicacy. A sweet cheese that is best enjoyed when freshly made. Easy to prepare and may be served in a variety of ways (as an appetizer, in salads, in sandwiches, with pasta, fried or simply by itself with a slice of bread). This humble cheese enriches anything it touches, and its versatility is limited only by your imagina- tion. You will eat the food that is prepared. It is recommended you bring an apron. Ser- gio Maragni, $25 tuition + $18 material fee, .4 CEUs FODX 5373-01 Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Stir Fry NEW - Three Course Luncheon Shrimp with chicken stir-fry and a vege- Prepare a light lunch with Sergio. Cream table stir-fry served with wonton soup. It tomato basil soup, scamorza in carrozza is recommended you bring an apron. Amy and deboned chicken thighs au poivre. Gong, $22 tuition + $16 material fee, You will eat the food that is prepared. It is .35 CEUs recommended you bring an apron. Sergio FODX 7566-01 Tuesday, April 5, Maragni, $25 tuition + $21 material fee, 6-9:30 p.m. .4 CEUs FODX 8005-01 Saturday, April 23, Pizza & Calzone 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Youve had them at your local pizzeria, now come and join Sergio and see how easy they Risotto Three Way are to make. Put your imagination to work You will take a basic Arborio rice recipe and create personalized toppings and fillings and then add vegetables, fish or meat to for your family and friends. You will eat the transform it into a delicious entre or side food that is prepared. It is recommended you dish. You will eat the food that is prepared. bring an apron. Sergio Maragni, $25 tuition + It is recommended you bring an apron. $15 material fee, .4 CEUs Sergio Maragni, $22 tuition + $13 material FODX 6654-01 Saturday, April 9, fee, .35 CEUs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FODX 7125-01 Tuesday, April 26, 6-9:30 p.m. Chicken alla Parmigiana Chicken fillets stuffed with prosciutto Dumplings and herbs, sauteed in olive oil and served Pork fried dumplings cooked with sweet over risotto. You will eat the food that is rice and served with egg drop soup. It is prepared. It is recommended you bring an recommended you bring an apron. Amy apron. Sergio Maragni, $22 tuition + $18 Gong, $20 tuition + $16 material fee, material fee, .35 CEUs .35 CEUs FODX 9544-01 Tuesday, April 12, FODX 1490-01 Tuesday, May 10, 6-9:30 p.m. 6-9:30 p.m. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 9

10 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Gardening Butterflies in Your Garden NEW - Grass, Grass, Grass Butterflies are beautiful and colorful winged A nice lawn enhances the look of your creatures that enter your garden every sum- house. When you understand the simple mer and are vital to pollination to support structure of grass and how it functions, you the growth of additional flowers. The 12 will know what it needs to thrive. Come most common butterflies found in our area and learn how to have the best looking will be identified and discussed. The plants lawn on the block. Bill Paxton, $10 tuition, that attract and support these butterflies 1.0 CEUs will be reviewed along with a number of NTRX 0065-01 Wednesday, April 13, useful gardening practices. A video of the 6-8 p.m. metamorphous of a Monarch Butterfly will be shown. Ron Patun, Master Gardener, Native Plants in Your Garden $10 tuition + $2 material fee, .2 CEUs Come and learn the benefits of using NTRX 0456-01 Thursday, April 14, native plants in your landscape. Native 6-8 p.m. plants are those that grow well in a partic- ular regions soil and climate conditions. Colonial Gardens They are indigenous and grow in a specific Colonial gardens were used in the US geographic area. There are native trees, during the 1700s Colonial Period as a way flowering shrubs, perennials, annuals, to provide food for the pioneer settlers. vines, grasses and ferns. Native plants They were also called kitchen gardens need fewer inputs to survive including because they were usually built close to water and fertilizer, and they then to be the place of residence, near the kitchen. In disease resistant. They also attract wildlife addition to food crops, they contained herb like birds, bees and butterflies. Ron Patun, supplements and a wide variety of native Master Gardener, $10 tuition, .2 CEUs flowering plants. The gardens were usually NTRX 6041-60 Thursday, April 28, enclosed in fenced-in garden plots to reduce 6-8 p.m. crop loss from wandering cattle or wildlife. (WCCC - Latrobe) Topics reviewed will include garden de- sign, crop selection and the use of native flowering plants. Two colonial gardens in Westmoreland County will be highlighted. Ron Patun, Master Gardener, $10 tuition + $2 material fee, .2 CEUs NTRX 0916-01 Thursday, April 21, 6-8 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 10 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

11 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Weekend Gardener Series 2016 The following seminars are cosponsored by Penn State Cooperative Extension & WCCC and will be conducted at the WCCC Youngwood Campus. Please register early, classes fill quickly. Shade Gardens & Plants Trees & Shrubs for the Jessica Walliser, horticulturist, author, Sustainable Landscape cohost of the Organic Gardeners on KDKA Dr. Xuri Zhang, WCCC professor of radio, and writer for the Tribune Review Horticulture Do you have a shady spot that you want If you are looking for a few good plants to plant? Or are you blessed with a yard to add to your landscape, then this is the full of trees and lots of shade? Are you class for you! Dr. Zhang will show you interested in great shade plants for your some great trees and shrubs to add to garden? Back by popular demand, Jessica the aesthetics of your yard. He will speak will both teach and entertain you through about varieties of Japanese Maples and slides and lecture on how to liven up a many other interesting woody ornamen- shady corner of the garden. Favorite shade tals, along with those that tolerate adverse perennials and their habits will be dis- conditions. $19 tuition, .225 CEUs cussed. $19 tuition, .225 CEUs NTRX 8022-01 Tuesday, March 22, NTRX 6699-01 Tuesday, March 8, 7-9:15 p.m. 7-9:15 p.m. A Passion for Plants Growing Apples & Other Tree Fruit Bill Hendricks, expert plantsman and in the Home Orchard owner of Klyn Nurseries, Perry, Ohio Eric Oesterling, retired Penn State Exten- Have you ever become excited about a sion educator and horticulture consultant plant that you have seen for the first time Pennsylvania has long been an important or maybe an unusual or exceptional speci- producer of apples, peaches and other tree men plant? Have you ever wondered where fruit; these are not easy crops to grow well. in the world some plants have come from? There is a lot to know if you want to be suc- Bill will share examples of some of the cessful growing these crops- including vari- plants, many in their natural habitat, that ety and rootstock selection, how to train and he has found memorable in his travels over prune trees, management of a very wide the last 50 years. $19 tuition, .225 CEUs range of pests and how to minimize wildlife NTRX 6640-01 Tuesday, March 29, damage. Mr. Oesterling has worked in a 7-9:15 p.m. commercial orchard and has grown fruit at home for many years. He will cover the For more information about most important considerations necessary Personal Enrichment to successfully grow tree fruit in the home orchard. $19 tuition, .225 CEUs classes,contact Sylvia NTRX 2053-01 Tuesday, March 15, Detar, director/Continuing 7-9:15 p.m. Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190 or [email protected] ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 11

12 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT April 5 - Two Presentations April 12 - Two Presentations $19 tuition, .2 CEUs $19 tuition, .2 CEUs NTRX 0076-01 Tuesday, April 5, NTRX 4514-01 Tuesday, April 12, 7-9:15 p.m. 7-9:15 p.m. Part One: Backyard Birds & Part One: Re-Imagining Your Windows: Lessons Learned from Landscape (7-8 p.m.) Americas Longest Running Bird Martha Swiss, garden writer, designer, Banding Station (7-8 p.m.) speaker and contributor to Pennsylvania Luke DeGroote, bird banding coordinator, Gardener Magazine Powdermill Nature Reserve Whether you are starting with a bare lot Luke will discuss the benefits of attracting or want to renovate an overgrown yard, birds to the backyard habitat. From polli- there are several principles for turning nators to insectivores, birds can provide im- your property into a beautiful landscape portant services while enriching our lives. that meets your functional needs. Come Luke will discuss which flowers Pennsyl- and learn the basics that professionals vania hummingbirds feed on and pollinate, use to create pleasing outdoor spaces. Dis- which insectivorous birds are commonly cover how to devise a master plan for your found in our backyard and how important it property, or how to rework just one area is to consider the proximity of flower beds to of your garden. Martha will also discuss windows. Having one of only three window hardscaping, the elements of form, color testing facilities in the world and currently and repetition of plant material, and how vetting the bird friendly LEED certification you can incorporate these into your overall program, Luke will be able to provide a site design. unique insight on which factors make win- dows more or less dangerous for birds and how you can reduce that threat. Part Two: Honeybees - Part Two: Creating A Natural Look Where Would We Be Without Them? in the Garden (8:15-9:15 p.m.) Martha Swiss, garden writer, designer, (8:15-9:15 p.m.) speaker and contributor to Pennsylvania David Lake - beekeeper, Penn State Gardener Magazine Master Gardener Do you wish for a more natural-looking Are you curious about honeybees? Did garden? Or are you starting a new gar- you know that bees are responsible for den and want something that looks like one out of every three bites of food that it belongs? The best way to begin making we eat? They have been in the news over a more natural-looking garden is to learn the last few years concerning pollination from the master- Mother Nature. This pro- and Colony Collapse disorder. Learn about gram will provide you with some tips to get the hives yearly cycle, honey extraction, you started on the path of creating a natu- diseases, the importance of their work in ral-looking garden for your property. pollination and more! For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 12 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

13 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Languages & Culture Chinese You will be introduced to basic speaking, writing and reading while learning about Chinese culture. Amy Gong, $129 tuition + $2 material fee, 3.0 CEUs LNGX 1050-01 10 Wednesdays starting March 9, 6-9 p.m. Italian, Level I In this introductory course in Italian, you will acquire basic speaking, reading and writing skills while learning about Italian culture. Grammar, tenses, structure and conversation are included. Textbook avail- able at the WCCC Bookstore. Antonella DiFilippo-Petruccelli, $129 tuition + $2 material fee + required textbook, 3.0 CEUs NEW - Slovak Heritage LNGX 3060-01 10 Mondays starting A look at the Slovak people and their his- March 7, 6-9 p.m. tory, and the Slovaks who emigrated to America. How did Slovaks fare in the U.S. Italian, Level II and what remains of Slovak culture and A continuation of Level I with an emphasis their traditions, food, language and music? on speaking, reading and writing. You will Explore how Slovak-Americans discover build vocabulary through conversation their roots, trace their genealogy to the while learning new verb tenses and gram- old country and find long-lost relatives in mar. Textbook can be purchased at the modern-day Slovakia. Dennis Ragan, $25 WCCC Bookstore. (Textbook is same as tuition + $2 material fee, .5 CEUs Level I). Antonella DiFilippo-Petruccelli, HSTX 7450-90 2 Thursdays starting $129 tuition + $2 material fee + required April 7, 6-8:30 p.m. textbook, 3.0 CEUs (WCCC-Bushy Run) LNGX 3081-01 10 Tuesdays starting March 8, 6-9 p.m. Spanish, Level I Learn Spanish, a language with roots in Italian, Level III two continents - Europe and the Americas. Take your Italian speaking to the next This course emphasizes vocabulary, gram- level in this advanced course. New gram- mar and writing instruction in addition to mar and verb tenses will be introduced, Spanish and Latin American culture. Text- while keeping the emphasis on speaking book available at the WCCC Bookstore. and writing. Prerequisite: Italian Level II. Dominic Palmieri, $129 tuition + required Textbook can be purchased at the WCCC textbook, 3.0 CEUs Bookstore. (Textbook is same as Levels I & LNGX 7831-01 10 Mondays starting II). Antonella DiFilippo-Petruccelli, $129 March 7, 6-9 p.m. tuition + required textbook, 3.0 CEUs LNGX 3082-01 10 Thursdays starting Spanish, Level II March 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. A continuation of Level I to reinforce the (no class March 24) concepts youve already learned. You will also be introduced to grammatical content to enhance accuracy, and youll build vo- cabulary through conversation. Text avail- able at the WCCC Bookstore. (Text is same as Level I.) Dominic Palmieri, $129 tuition + required textbook, 3.0 CEUs LNGX 7551-01 10 Thursdays starting March 10, 6-9 p.m. (no class March 24) ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 13

14 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Law & Money Protect Your Assets Selling a Home in Todays Market Protecting your hard-earned assets is a Whether you sell your home on your own challenge. Learn the facts on nursing home or go through an agent, this class will be care, Medicaid and retirement planning. beneficial for you. Preparing your home for Discussion will include how to protect the market, determining value, maximiz- your assets from a nursing home stay, the ing the selling price, avoiding problems, biggest mistake seniors make on titling reducing selling time and understanding assets, estate planning for the middle class the contract will be covered. Scott Ludwick, and minimizing severe taxes upon death. $10 tuition, .2 CEUs David Mickley, CLU, MSFS, ChFC, CFP, RESX 7500-01 Wednesday, April 13, CMP, CLTC, $22 tuition, .3 CEUs 6-8 p.m. FINX 7553-01 Wednesday, April 20, 6-9 p.m. Paying for Long-term Care The average cost of nursing home care in Estate Planning the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is now This class provides fundamental estate over $8,400 a month. What would your fam- planning strategies to help you reduce ily do if faced with a nursing home stay? costs/taxes and avoid the pitfalls that com- What is the difference between Personal monly occur with simple estates. Topics Care, Assisted Living and Nursing Home include: avoidance of probate, Medicare Care? What options exist to allow loved reimbursement for nursing homes and ones to stay at home? What benefits are guardianship proceedings. Attorney Eric available to help pay for the care we need? Bononi, $6 tuition, .1 CEUs Will I lose my house if I accept help from FINX 1752-01 Monday, April 11, Medicaid? This class will discuss the an- 6-7 p.m. swers to these questions and more. Colleen Bratkovich, Esquire, $25 tuition, .6 CEUs Invest in Your Debt FINX 4860-01 2 Tuesdays starting Learn how to pay off all debt, including March 22, 6-9 p.m. mortgages, in 7 to 10 years using only present income. You will learn specific Real Estate Investments mathematical techniques for rapidly pay- Do the current conditions in the real estate ing down debt. Whether you earn $20,000 market deter you from investing? Learn or $120,000, you will benefit from this the tips necessary to succeed in real estate practical, proven method. No get-rich-quick investing! Topics include how to select schemesjust simple math and surprising profitable properties, execute a plan for results. Bring a list of your debts, with bal- renovations, screen tenants and manage ances and monthly payments, along with your investments. Otis DiCerbo, $25 tui- a calculator to class. Optional textbook tion + $2 material fee, .3 CEUs available from the instructor for $45. Linda FINX 6699-01 Thursday, April 21, Banks, $19 tuition + $7 material fee, 6-9 p.m. .3 CEUs FINX 3220-01 Monday, April 18, Real World Retirement Planning 6-9 p.m. Americans will work more than 90,000 hours earning a living and building a nest Buying a Home in Todays Market egg, yet many spend less than ten hours Buying a home is one of the most import- preparing for a successful retirement. ant investment decisions you can make. Dont let this be you! Find out how to get This course will provide an overview on the most from investments, social security where to start, what to look for in de- and retirement plans. David Mickley, CLU, termining value, best financing for your MSFS, ChFC, CFP, CMP, CLTC, $22 lifestyle and needs, making the best invest- tuition, .3 CEUs ment, inspections, understanding the con- FINX 6700-01 Wednesday, April 27, tract and more. Scott Ludwick, $10 tuition, 6-9 p.m. .2 CEUs RESX 0460-01 Wednesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 14 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

15 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Basic Will Writing Personal Interest Step-by-step instructions will be provided. Youll leave with the knowledge to com- Achieving Success with plete a basic will and, if desired, a living Difficult people 8 will and organ donor form. A basic will pro- Improve your relationships with difficult vides for general distribution of property; bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors or names a guardian/trustee for children, if relatives. Course runs for six weeks. Cost needed; names a personal representative to is $99. For class start dates and to register, administer the estate; and provides specific go to www.ed2go.com/wcconed. burial instructions, if desired. Attorney Mary Ann Grec, $27 tuition, .4 CEUs NEW - The Art of Acting LAWX 5300-01 Monday, March 14, A comprehensive study of acting technique 6-10 p.m. through work on scenes, monologues, im- provisation exercises, and script analysis The X Factor - Retirement with a particular emphasis on character Readiness for Generation X development. Learn the differences be- Generation X is the generation with birth tween working on stage and in film; audi- dates ranging from the early 1960s to tioning; cold reading vs. prepared material; the early 1980s. Gen X is on a retirement agents; pictures; resumes; image; the New collision course. These post boomers will York, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh markets; start turning 67 (the full retirement age unions; contracts; and business goal set- for social security benefits) one year before ting. You should have a committed attitude the Social Security Trust fund is projected and be willing to do some rehearsal outside to run out of money. As employer provided class. The instructor is an actor, writer, pension plans have become a thing of the producer, and director. Among his acting past, its more important than ever that credits are, Lone Star, Corpsing, and Generation X takes personal responsibility the upcoming television series, The Out- in building their retirement savings. This siders. His company is now in pre-produc- course will address these issues and more. tion on a new feature film slated to shoot The good news: You have time to change in Pennsylvania and NYC in the summer your retirement destiny. Enroll now to find of 2016. Jeff Monahan, $95 tuition + $2 out what you need to do. David Mickley, material fee, 2.0 CEUs CLU, MSFS, ChFC, CFP, CMP, CLTC, THAX 0010-01 8 Thursdays starting $22 tuition, .3 CEUs March 10, 6-8:30 p.m. FINX 9050-01 Wednesday, May 4, (no class March 24) 6-9 p.m. International Impact of the COURSE American Civil War In the course of any war, commerce is disrupted, and the American Civil War Q IDEAS was no exception. We will look at how the naval blockade of southern ports affected foreign economies, helped in the building of the Suez Canal and led to the rise of an NEEDED extremist Islamic movement. Scott Perry, $15 tuition, .3 CEUs HSTX 3800-01 Tuesday, April 12, We are always looking for new classes 6-9 p.m. to offer the community. If you have special knowledge or a skill that you would like to share with others, please For more information about complete a course proposal. Visit our Personal Enrichment website at wccc.edu/CEproposal for a classes,contact Sylvia course proposal form and to view di- Detar, director/Continuing rections and deadlines for submission. Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 15

16 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Archiving Your Family Treasures How to Operate Your Do you have an assortment of old family Digital Camera photos, scrapbooks and other trinkets that Learn how to use your digital camera with you inherited? What should you do with ease and confidence through practical ex- all those treasures? Preserve your familys ercises and explanations. This course will history for generations to come. You will show you how to use the buttons, dials and learn how to catalogue and preserve your switches on your digital camera for better collections so that they can be shared with photographic results. Bring your digital cam- others. Bring a sampling of your treasures era and manual to class. Textbook available to the last class. Frank Kordalski, Jr., $19 at the WCCC Bookstore. Alan Laick, $49 tui- tuition, .4 CEUs tion + optional textbook, .9 CEUs HSTX 2594-01 2 Thursdays starting DAPX 1478-01 3 Thursdays starting March 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 14, 6-9 p.m. Beginning Beekeeping Digital Photography Beekeeping is a great hobby that could Would you like to learn how to use your also turn into a profitable business. Topics camera more effectively? This digital pho- covered include: Basics of beginning bee- tography course is designed to teach begin- keeping; where to obtain bees; equipment; ners how to maximize their images. Learn state inspectors and regulations; and the basics of photography such as lighting, honey safety guidelines. Registration closes shutter speed, aperture, exposure and ASA March 10. John Albright, $59 tuition + $9 to take photographs and transform them material fee, 1.2 CEUs into digital creations using a computer. NTRX 0080-01 4 Mondays starting Victor Pilipovich, $95 tuition + $2 material/ March 21, 6-9 p.m. lab fee, 1.8 CEUs DAPX 1470-90 6 Tuesdays starting Introduction to Blogging March 29, 6-9 p.m. Have you ever thought about starting a (WCCC-Bushy Run) blog? It can be overwhelming at first, but DAPX 1470-01 6 Wednesdays starting with the right tools and information, you April 6, 6-9 p.m. cannot only start a blog but also make money doing it! You will be provided with Photoshop, Level 1 the fundamentals of not only how to design With this hands-on course, you will your blog, but also how to write content, enhance photos and artwork that will build relationships and conquer social demonstrate the Photoshop basics and media. Rachel Cunningham, $55 tuition + capabilities. Using the powerful tools of $2 material fee, 1.0 CEUs retouching, painting and drawing, you will PRDX 0512-01 4 Thursdays starting be able to create dazzling images to make April 7, 6-8:30 p.m. your presentations, newsletters or artwork pop. You should know how to use a com- The History of puter, but no previous Photoshop experi- Bushy Run Battlefield ence is necessary. Victor Pilipovich, $89 The Battle of Bushy Run was one of the tuition + $2 material fee, 1.5 CEUs most significant Native American conflicts DAPX 6657-01 5 Mondays starting in American History. Come and discover March 21, 6-9 p.m. the role this local historical landmark played in the history of our nation. Scott Perry, $15 tuition, .3 CEUs HSTX 3072-90 Thursday, April 21, 6-9 p.m. (WCCC-Bushy Run) For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 16 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

17 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Get to Know Your eReader Understanding key features of your device and utilizing advanced features will en- hance your experience using this technol- ogy. Features reviewed will include setting up your eReader, downloading eBooks, cus- tomizing your home screen and using App shortcuts to borrowing eBooks from your local library, sharing your collection, identi- fying sources for free eBooks and transfer- ring files from your computer to your eBook device. All user levels welcome. Bring your eReader and your library card (if you have one) to class. $15 tuition, .2 CEUs PRDX 2551-01 (Nook Users) Barnes & Noble Staff NEW - Graphics Calculator TI-84 Tuesday, March 22, Knowing how to identify and utilize the 6-8 p.m. features of the TI-84 graphing calculator is PRDX 2551-02 (Kindle Fire Users) a must to be successful in advanced math Anne Zemba and statistics courses. Come and learn Thursday, March 31, how to unlock the power of your calculator. 6-8 p.m. Bring your calculator to class. Roberta Orr, $39 tuition + $2 material fee, .8 CEUs Essential Oils 101 SCHX 2765-01 4 Tuesdays starting Aromatic plants have long played an April 5, 6-8 p.m. important role in human civilizations. Al- though the use of essential oils has evolved Fundamentals of Guitar Playing over the years, the basic principles remain This guitar course is not only an intro- the same. Oils extracted from aromatic duction for the beginning guitarist, but is plants have powerful, positive and thera- also for the guitarist who has been playing peutic benefits to the mind and body. You for years but cannot read music. You will will learn what essential oils are, why they learn how to sight read music, play chords work, and how to safely use them to boost and incorporate a variety of techniques in the immune system, reduce stress and your playing styles, whether they be coun- anxiety, improve sleeping and breathing, try, rock, jazz, folk, blues or classical. By aid in digestion, soothe the body, balance the end of this course, you will have the es- emotions and elevate mood. During the sentials to play guitar as a soloist or to ac- last class, you will make a personalized oil company another. Must provide your own blend to take home. Leigh Ann Brockhoff & acoustic guitar. Purchase your textbook in Jamie Wieland, $35 tuition + $12 material class ($10.99). Limit 10 students. Deborah fee, .6 CEUS Kazsimer, $55 tuition + $2 material fee + PRDX 1801-01 2 Tuesdays starting text, .8 CEUs March 29, 6-9 p.m. MSCX 2604-01 8 Mondays starting March 14, 6-7 p.m. NEW - Facebook Security MSCX 2604-02 8 Mondays starting Maintain control over who can access your March 14, 7:10-8:10 p.m. Facebook page and what they can view by utilizing security features. Heather Nedrow, $29 tuition, .3 CEUs DAPX 1951-01 Thursday, March 31, 6-9 p.m. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 17

18 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Jam Sessions Advanced Handguns - Develop the skills needed to jam with Home Safety & Personal Protection other musicians. Includes lessons on Further develop your marksmanship, deci- chord progressions, lead guitar scales, sion-making skills, personal survival skills improvising with multiple genres of music and knowledge of use of force issues. Topics and much more! Must have some playing covered will include legal ramifications, experience. Bring guitar (acoustic or elec- shooting from behind cover, effective target tric-no amp) to class. Registration closes acquisition, shooting while stationary and one week prior to class start date. Deborah on the move, and practical applications of Kazsimer, $49 tuition + $35 material fee, tactical shooting. Class includes six hours of .8 CEUs shooting on WCCCs firearms range. Bring MSCX 2901-01 8 Mondays starting your own handgun and at least 150 rounds March 14, 8:20-9:20 p.m. of factory ammunition. No hand-loaded am- munition is permitted on the range. Bring Civilian Shotgun Familiarization a holster that fits your handgun and wear Learn to safely handle, shoot and properly a belt to the range portion of the class. Pre- clean and maintain your personal shotgun. requisite: Handguns-Home Safety and Per- You will be familiarized with the proper sonal Protection. Donald Hess, $59 tuition + utilization of your shotgun and develop $10 material fee, .8 CEUs shooting skills on our Public Safety Train- LAWX 2051-78 Saturday, April 9, ing Center firearms range near Smithton, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Public PA. Skills will be developed specifically on Safety Training Center) when and how to shoot, target identifica- tion and acquisition as well as developing Dim Light/Darkness Shooting- your judgmental skills. Donald Hess, $59 Advanced Handgun Level 2 tuition + $10 material fee, .8 CEUs Master the challenges of dim light shoot- LAWX 0905-78 Saturday, April 16, ing that adds a whole new dimension to 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Public firearms handling. Most crimes involving Safety Training Center) firearms occur in the evening hours or later, when darkness provides easy cover Handguns - Home Safety & to criminals. Skills learned will increase Personal Protection marksmanship and decision making as it Applicable use of force issues and infor- relates to survival and use of deadly force. mation, self-protection tips, knowledge of Have the edge when it comes to target civil liability issues and information on acquisition and skills when it counts the various gun permits are the focus of this most and know your rights. Prerequisite: course. Class includes six hours of shoot- Advanced Handguns-Home Safety & Per- ing at our firearms range. Bring your own sonal Protection. Donald Hess, $69 tuition handgun and at least 150 rounds of factory + $2 material fee, .6 CEUs ammunition. No hand-loaded ammunition LAWX 2052-78 Saturday, March 12, is permitted on range. Shooting is not 4-10 p.m. (Public Safety required, but you will attend the range Training Center) sessions to be exposed to weapons, under- stand how they function and appreciate their capabilities and limitations. Bring a holster that fits your handgun and wear a belt to the range portion of the class. Don- ald Hess, $125 tuition + $10 material fee, 1.6 CEUs LAWX 2050-01 Monday & Wednesday, For more information about February 29 & March 2, Personal Enrichment 6-10 p.m. (Youngwood) classes,contact Sylvia Saturday, March 5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Public Detar, director/Continuing Safety Training Center) Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 18 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

19 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT A Celebration of the The Life & Times of Horror Film Genre Tadeusz Kosciuszko Horror films have been captivating and Examine the life of American Revolution- thrilling audiences since the 1890s, but any ary War hero Andrej Tadeusz Bonawen- true lover of the genre knows that these tura Kosciuszko. He designed and oversaw works of art are not just vehicles meant the construction of Ft. Arnold at West to impose fear, but are creative endeavors Point, which denied the British access to with worthwhile messages that reflect the the Hudson River preventing them from times and societies in which they exist. dividing the New England colonies from Through discussion, visual presentations, the other states. After the Revolution, Kos- videos and handouts the classes will be ciuszko went back to Poland where he be- divided into subgenres, such as vampires, came the greatest patriotic hero of his age serial killers, zombies and evil spirits. leading his country in a revolution similar Popular films and the myths behind them to, but less successful than, the one he had will also be discussed. Adam Raviart, $39 such an important part in here in America. tuition + $2 material fee, .9 CEUS Scott Perry, $10 tuition, .2 CEUs PRDX 3104-01 3 Wednesdays starting HSTX 5024-01 Tuesday, April 26, 6-8 p.m. March 30, 6-9 p.m. Medicare Basics Many decisions need to be made when you become eligible for Medicare. To assist you in making these informed decisions, infor- mation will be presented on Medicare bene- fits, Medicare Advantage options, Medigap plans and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Information will be presented by the APPRISE program which is a program of the Department of Aging. The program provides free information and counseling to anyone who is Medicare eligible. Lee Lier- NEW - iMovie mann, no tuition, .2 CEUs Create movies and trailers from your dig- PRDX 5019-60 Tuesday, March 15, ital pictures and video clips using iMovie, 2-4 p.m. free software from Apple. Features include (WCCC-Latrobe) professional looking titles, transitions, PRDX 5019-01 Tuesday, April 26, music and narration. You can publish your 6-8 p.m. production on YouTube or iMovie Theater PRDX 5019-02 Thursday, May 26, to share with friends and family. You must 6-8 p.m. be familiar with Macs. Bring a flash drive with digital pictures and videos. Lee Ann Roadman, $85 tuition, 1.2 CEUs DAPX 3048-01 4 Thursdays starting April 14, 6-9 p.m. NEW - Keyboarding 8 If you want to learn touch-typing or im- prove your existing typing skills, this is the perfect course for you! In these lessons, youll use the Keyboarding Pro 5 program, NEW - Basic Nail Art a typing tutorial designed for personal DIY your nail polish between spa visits computers. Cost is $99. For class start using nail brushes, dotters and paint for dates and to register, go to www.ed2go. simple designs. Registration closes one com/wcconed. week prior to class start date. Barbara Haught, $15 tuition + $15 material fee PRDX 5390-60 Wednesday, April 6, 6-9 p.m. 8 Denotes Online Class (WCCC-Latrobe) For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 19

20 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Starting a Small Business in Pennsylvania Learn whats necessary to start a business in Pennsylvania from selecting the appro- priate entity, sole proprietorship, partner- ship, corporation/S Corporation or business trust, to satisfying state requirements for formation and continued operation. Work- ers compensation, unemployment com- Private Pilot Ground School pensation and business management will Whether you want to earn your wings as a also be covered. Attorney Mark Sorice, $17 private pilot, prepare for the FAA written tuition, .2 CEUs exam or just add to your understanding SMBX 7630-01 Monday, April 18, of the world of flight, this informative 6-8 p.m. class provides just the right amount of instruction. Classes are held at the West- An Introduction to Voiceovers moreland Aviation at the Arnold Palmer Fun, empowering, introductory workshop Regional Airport. These classes are offered covering the different types of voiceovers in cooperation with Westmoreland Avia- and what tools are needed to find success. tion. Material fee for pilot kit to be paid to Youll be coached and receive a professional Westmoreland Aviation. Discounted flight voiceover evaluation later. Youll have the instruction is available to students of this knowledge necessary to help you decide course utilizing Westmoreland Aviation if this is something youd like to pursue. Aircraft and Instructors. Registration closes Taught by a professional voice actor from March 3. Certified flight instructor, Larry the Voice Acting Training Company, Voices Coulston, CFI, Randy Krofick, CFII, Don for All, $25 tuition, .2 CEUs Mathews, CFI, Chelsea McChesney, CFII, JREX 8600-01 Tuesday, March 22, $259 tuition + $125 material fee, 3.6 CEUs 6-8 p.m. PRDX 5451-62 12 Thursdays starting March 10, 6-9 p.m. (Arnold Palmer Regional Airport) Residential Lighting & Electric Basics Electricity is a powerful energy source and electrical safety is the overriding theme to understanding your homes internal wir- ing and the operation of your lighting and electric appliances. Learn how to diagnose and repair common electrical problems, and most importantly, know when to call a professional. Introduction to the National Electric Code is offered through hands-on NEW - Write Your Movie activities, simple Installations and repairs. Whether youre writing a feature screen- Joseph Myers, $95 tuition + $10 material play to sell to Hollywood or to use in mak- fee, 1.2 CEUs ing your own film, come and discover a HOBX 3100-A1 3 Saturdays starting fast, fun, easy way to develop your ideas March 12, 8 a.m.-noon from page to screen. In June, the instructor (no class March 26) will begin shooting his latest screenplay (Advanced Technology in the Laurel Highlands and in New York. Center) Jeff Monahan, $89 tuition + $2 material fee, 2.0 CEUs JREX 9063-01 8 Wednesdays starting March 9, 6-8:30 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 20 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

21 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT NEW - Writeriffic 8 Creativity Training for Writers Who doesnt know the fear of the blank page? How can we transform our visions into the written word? Is it really possible to become a terrific writer? Youll find the an- swer to these and more of your questions in Writeriffic. In this high-energy class youll learn lots of tricks from the published writ- ers toolbox. Course runs for six weeks. Cost is $99. For class start dates and to register, go to www.ed2go.com/wcconed. GED Prep 8 Three online classes are available to assist Zentangle you to prepare for the GED exam. One Create beautiful images from repetitive class reviews all five subjects that appear patterns in an easy to learn format. This on the exam, another one focuses on math fascinating new art form increases focus and the third class reviews the language and creativity while providing a fun and arts and writing parts of the exam. All lighthearted way to relax and intentionally courses run for six weeks. Cost is $99 per shift your attention. Additional Zentangle class. To register, go to www.ed2go.com/ supplies will be available in class. Paulette wcconed. Harvey, $12 tuition + $10 material fee, .2 CEUs Praxis Core Preparation 8 RTSX 9900-01 Thursday, April 14, Are you a prospective teacher who needs 6-8 p.m. to pass the Praxis Core Exam? Have you already attempted the Praxis Core and not Zentangle II been successful? If you answered yes to ei- Continue exploring your creativity with ther of these questions, then this course is this intriguing art form in Zentangle II. for you! Test-taking strategies and practice Learn interesting new tangles and be questions that are similar to what is on introduced to the Zendala. This will shift the exam will be provided. Youll have the your perspective to fit tangles into dynamic opportunity to take a full-length practice shapes of a circular format. Additional test in each subject area. Using clear ex- supplies will be available after class. Pre- planations, numerous examples, graphics, requisite: Zentangle. Paulette Harvey, $12 animation, and videos, this course will not tuition + $10 material fee, .2 CEUs only prepare you for the Praxis Core, but RTSX 9901-01 Thursday, April 28, do so in a way thats fun and interesting. 6-8 p.m. Course runs for six weeks. Cost is $99. For class start dates and to register, go to www.ed2go.com/wcconed WCCC Community Survey Are there classes you would like to take that are not presently being offered by WCCC? Tell us what they are. Complete an online survey, at wccc.edu/cesurvey For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 21

22 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Pet Care Canine Medic Advanced Dog Obedience Designed to train police, canine handlers, This course offers advanced training for firefighters, EMT personnel and other those dogs that have learned the basics service dog handlers, basic first aid for and are ready to learn to work without animals that are involved in trauma or leashes and prepare for obedience showing. disaster situations. You will learn animal Learn advanced commands, including re- handling, first aid, CPR techniques, IV ad- trieving and drop on recall. All dogs will be ministration, shock treatment, oxygen ad- evaluated for prior training. Arlene Hallo- ministration, wound care and treatment of ran, $55 tuition poisoning. Harvey R. Bendix, D.V.M., $29 NTRX 1351-01 8 Saturdays starting tuition + $6 material fee, .4 CEUs April 2, 10-11 a.m. MEDX 0515-01 Monday, March 14, (Science Hall Parking Lot) 6-10 p.m. Puppy Kindergarten Basic Dog Obedience This course is for puppies less than six This course teaches owners how to train a months old who have received all their dog in obedience basics, the responsibilities shots. Puppies will learn how to socialize owners have with pets and neighbors and and behave in different situations. Owners proper care in areas such as noise, cleanup will learn how to deal with housebreaking, and breeding. Minimum dog age: four chewing, aggression and other common months. Requires a certificate from a veter- problems. Puppies must wear a leash and inarian showing PHL w/Parvo given within a buckle collar to class. Proof of shots must the last nine months and rabies within the also be provided. Arlene Halloran, $55 tui- last two years. Bring your dog on a leash. tion + $2 material fee Arlene Halloran, $55 tuition NTRX 6654-01 8 Saturdays starting NTRX 1360-01 8 Saturdays starting April 2, 11 a.m.-noon April 2, 9-10 a.m. (Science Hall Parking Lot) (Science Hall Parking Lot) Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 22 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

23 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Safe Driving AARP Smart Driver Course This two-session classroom driver retrain- ing program is designed to help adults age 50 and better improve their driving skills. The class covers the effects of aging and medications on driving, basic driving rules, license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road conditions, energy saving and accident prevention measures. $20 material fee payable at first class (check or money order only made payable to AARP, no cash). The fee is only $15 if you are a member of AARP (membership card must be presented). NOTE: You must be age 50 or older, have a valid drivers license and attend both sessions to receive a certificate. AARP Smart Driver Course RSVL 2150-01 Monday & Tuesday, Four-Hour Refresher March 21 & 22, This class will teach you how to handle 9 a.m.-1 p.m. adverse driving conditions and traffic RSVL 2150-60 Tuesday & Wednesday, hazards, in addition to learning about the April 19 & 20, effects of aging and medications on driving. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Prerequisite: AARP Driver Safety eight (WCCC-Latrobe) hour class. You must bring the safety cer- RSVL 2150-02 Monday & Tuesday, tificate from prior 55 Alive Driver Safety April 25 & 26, 6-10 p.m. class as proof of completion. $20 material RSVL 2150-03 Tuesday & Wednesday, fee payable at first class (check or money May 10 & 11, order only made payable to AARP, no 9 a.m.-1 p.m. cash). $15 for AARP members (membership card must be presented). RSVL 2154-60 Monday, February 22, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (WCCC-Latrobe) RSVL 2154-01 Monday, March 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. RSVL 2154-02 Wednesday, April 13, 6-10 p.m. RSVL 2154-71 Tuesday, April 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (Latrobe Senior Center) RSVL 2154-03 Thursday, May 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FREEMotorcycle Safety Classes at WCCC The Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program offers free training classes at WCCC. The MSP teaches riders of all skill levels the basic fundamentals needed to safely oper- ate a motorcycle. Courses are free to Pennsylvania residents with a valid motorcycle permit or motorcycle license. Visit www.pamsp.com to create a profile now. You may also call 1-800-845-9533 for more information. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 23

24 BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEW - Write Your Movie Writing Successful Whether youre writing a feature screen- Grant Applications play to sell to Hollywood or to use in mak- Identify fundable projects and learn how ing your own film, come and discover a to locate potential sources of funding from fast, fun, easy way to develop your ideas government agencies and foundations for from page to screen. In June, the instructor these projects. Learn to develop competi- will begin shooting his latest screenplay tive project applications by writing compel- in the Laurel Highlands and in New York. ling narratives and creating a network of Jeff Monahan, $89 tuition + $2 material support, which will significantly enhance fee, 2.0 CEUs your ability to obtain funding for needed JREX 9063-01 8 Wednesdays starting projects. Alyssa Cholodofsky, CFRE, $45 March 9, 6-8:30 p.m. tuition + $2 material fee, .6 CEUs JREX 9064-01 3 Mondays starting NEW - Market Like the Pros! March 21, 6-8 p.m. An in-depth look at traditional and social media strategies and tactics used by pro- Food Safety Certification fessionals to create dynamic and impactful ServSafe Blended Classes marketing campaigns that deliver results. A study of food and the methods needed Janet Winters, $59 tuition + $3 material to control contamination and microbial fee, 1.0 CEUs growth. The principals of HACCP and food JREX 4865-01 4 Tuesdays starting safety standards and regulations will be April 5, 6-8:30 p.m. presented. Emphasis is given to developing a working environment which will provide Starting a Small Business in the consumer with wholesome, safe food Pennsylvania that conforms to the standards of the reg- Learn whats necessary to start a business ulatory agencies. This course is offered in in Pennsylvania from selecting the appro- conjunction with the Educational Founda- priate entity, sole proprietorship, partner- tion of the National Restaurant Association. ship, corporation/S Corporation or business Class total hours are 16. Classes meet trust, to satisfying state requirements for two times face-to-face with an additional formation and continued operation. Work- 8-hour online component. (You will need to ers compensation, unemployment com- access a computer to complete the online pensation and business management will portion of activities). also be covered. Attorney Mark Sorice, $17 You must complete all 16 hours to be tuition, .2 CEUs eligible to sit for the Servsafe certifi- SMBX 7630-01 Monday, April 18, cation exam. To be eligible to apply to the 6-8 p.m. Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture for the Food Employee Certification, you An Introduction to Voiceovers must successfully pass the ServSafe exam Fun, empowering, introductory workshop (75%). The textbook, ServSafe Manager, covering the different types of voiceovers 6th Edition, is available in the WCCC and what tools are needed to find success. Bookstore, Answer sheets can be pur- Youll be coached and receive a professional chased separately. 1 credit voiceover evaluation later. Youll have the For more information, call Lynn Toniolo at knowledge necessary to help you decide 724-925-5980. if this is something youd like to pursue. FSM 101-BA 2 Thursdays, Taught by a professional voice actor from February 18 & 25, the Voice Acting Training Company, Voices 5-9 p.m. for All, $25 tuition, .2 CEUs FSM 101-BB 2 Saturdays, JREX 8600-01 Tuesday, March 22, March 5 & 19, 6-8 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FSM 101-BC 2 Mondays, April 11 & 18, 5-9 p.m. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 24

25 BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Learn More. When and where you want. WCCC partners with Ed2go to offer the following online courses. Six weeks of instruction. 24-hour access. New course sessions begin monthly. For class start dates and to register, go to www.ed2go.com/wcconed. Accounting Fundamentals 8 Project Management Increase your financial awareness while Fundamentals 8 also gaining a marketable skill. Learn the If youre organized, perceptive, detail-ori- basics of double-entry bookkeeping, how to ented and an excellent communicator, you analyze and record financial transactions, might have what it takes to succeed in the how to handle payroll procedures, accounts fast-growing field of project management. receivable and accounts payable, prepare Discover and master the critical concepts financial statements and close out accounts you need to plan, implement, control and at the end of each fiscal period. Cost is $99. close any type of project. Cost is $99. Fundamentals of QuickBooks 8 Supervision and Management 8 Manage the financial aspects of your small If you have recently been promoted to a su- business quickly and efficiently with this pervisory or management position or want powerful accounting software program. to learn how to become a more effective QuickBooks is designed especially for the manager, this course will help you master small to midsized business owners to cre- the basics of business by learning the lan- ate and print invoices, track payables and guage of management. You will learn the receivables, and more. Cost is $99. skills required to delegate responsibility and motivate your employees. A large part Six Sigma: of a managers job involves getting things Total Quality Application 8 done through other people, and this course Learn how to effectively apply the will help you understand how to influence elements and methods of Six Sigma. and direct other peoples performance. Fi- Understand how more than 25 tools and nally, you will learn how to solve problems methods relate to the DMAIC (define, and resolve conflicts so you can accomplish measure, analyze, improve, and control) your job more effectively. Cost is $99. model. Determine the relationship of basic statistics to Six Sigma and learn Introduction to about the Six Sigma business case Microsoft Project 8 including strategic planning, the voice Discover how to effectively plan, im- of the customer (VOC), quality function plement, and control projects using the deployment (QFD), benchmarking, and worlds most popular project management financial investment methods. Discover software, Microsoft Project. From se- how to use brainstorming, Pareto quencing tasks, producing a baseline, and charts, and critical to quality help define assigning resources and costs, to tracking processes, problems, and opportunities. progress, analyzing variances, and revising Master the use of other key tools such as your project plan, Microsoft Project can cause and effect diagrams, check sheets, help you organize all your projects details scatter diagrams, failure mode and effects quickly and effectively. Cost is $99. analysis (FMEA), and force field analysis. This course will help you prepare for the internationally-recognized Six Sigma Black Belt and Quality Manager exams offered by the American Society for More courses available at Quality (ASQ). Cost is $99. ed2go.com/wcconed 8 Denotes Online Class ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204. 25

26 Please note that the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver does not apply to Ed2go classes. No credits nor CEUs are awarded for Ed2go classes. 26

27 COLLEGE FOR KIDS Parental Guidelines for College for Kids Print a Continuing Education/College for Kids form at wccc.edu/collegeforkids, complete and bring to class (Forms also available in the classroom.) Accompany your child to the classroom Provide emergency contact information Come to the classroom at dismissal each day Be prompt in dropping off and picking up your child Adventures with Lego Star Wars (Ages 6-12) Your child will design an amusement park in this super fun summer camp! He/she will learn how to use Lego bricks and other building materials to make roller coasters and other awesome rides! Maybe the next Kennywood will be designed in this camp. Snapology staff, $89 tuition PRDK 4852-96 4 Thursdays starting April 7, 6-7:30 p.m. Breakfast, Anyone? (Ages 9-13) Join us and learn how to make delicious buttermilk pancakes from scratch along with a simple, but tasty, blueberry muffin KITCHEN RULES recipe. Your child will also learn how to make a yummy egg and sausage bake. Open-toed shoes, sleeveless Send a bag lunch and drink with your tops, shorts and capris are child. It is recommended you bring an not permitted in the kitchen. apron. Dianne Palmieri, $22 tuition + $10 Please wear non-skid shoes. material fee FODK 0902-96 Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Homemade Gnocchi (Ages 9-13) Tea Party Time! (Ages 9-13) Get your child ready for some hands-on Your child will prepare blueberry scones, cooking fun as we prepare homemade gn- lemon tea bread and much more. All dishes occhi from scratch accompanied by a home- will be enjoyed at the tea party the chil- made tomato sauce. Send a bag lunch and dren will have at the end of class. Your drink with your child. It is recommended child should bring his/her favorite party you bring an apron. Dianne Palmieri, $22 hat along with a bag lunch and drink. It is tuition + $9 material fee recommended you bring an apron. Dianne FODK 2750-96 Saturday, March 12, Palmieri, $22 tuition + $12 material fee 10 a.m.-2 p.m. FODK 7570-96 Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information about College For Kids classes, contact Sylvia Detar, direc- tor/Continuing Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 27

28 COLLEGE FOR KIDS 2016 Summer Sports Camps Baseball Camp (Ages 7-12) This camp is designed for children ages 7-12 who are in- terested in learning the fundamental skill sets of baseball. Camp will focus on the proper throwing, catching and hit- ting techniques, along with basic running skills. Skill sets are focused on in the morning with game play in the after- noon. Lunch provided. Campers need to bring glove, hat, bat and water bottle. Sunscreen is recommended. Campers will receive a t-shirt and special camp awards will be pre- sented. Mike Draghi, $120 tuition + $40 material fee PHSX 0482-01 Monday through Friday, June 13-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Volleyball Camp - Beginners (Ages 8-11) This camp is designed for children ages 8-11 who are inter- ested in learning the fundamental skill sets of volleyball. Camp will focus on the proper setup, passing techniques, serving, hitting and game play. Campers need to bring knee pads, water bottle and a light snack for break time. Camp- ers will receive a t-shirt and special camp awards will be presented. Sheron Watson, $75 tuition + $15 material fee PHSX 8449-01 Monday through Friday, June 20-24, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Volleyball Camp - Advanced (Ages 12-16) This camp is designed for children ages 12-16 who are in- terested in learning advanced skill sets of volleyball. Camp will focus on more in depth passing and hitting techniques, proper foot work, offensive and defensive strategies, along with game play. Skill sets are focused on in the morning with game play in the afternoon. Campers need to bring knee pads and water bottle. Lunch provided. Campers will receive a t-shirt and special camp awards will be pre- sented. Sheron Watson, $120 tuition + $40 material fee PHSX 8455-01 Monday through Friday, June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 28 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

29 COLLEGE FOR KIDS 2016 Summer Sports Camps Girls Basketball Camp (Ages 8-14) This camp is designed for girls ages 8-14 who are inter- ested in learning the necessary skill sets of basketball. Camp will focus on dribbling, passing, proper shooting techniques and offensive and defensive play. Skill sets are focused on in the morning with game play in the afternoon. Campers need to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle. Lunch provided. Campers will receive a t-shirt and special camp awards will be presented. Gene Brisbane, $120 tui- tion + $40 material fee PHSX 0485-10 Monday through Friday, July 11-15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Boys Basketball Camp (Ages 8-14) This camp is designed for boys ages 8-14 who are inter- ested in learning the necessary skill sets of basketball. Camp will focus on dribbling, passing, proper shooting techniques and offensive and defensive play. Skill sets are focused on in the morning with game play in the afternoon. Campers need to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle. Lunch provided. Campers will receive a t-shirt and special camp awards will be presented. Stuart Silverberg, $120 tuition + $40 material fee PHSX 0484-10 Monday through Friday, July 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information about Summer Sports Camps,contact Tammy Catalano at 724-925-4132 or [email protected] ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 29

30 COMPUTERS All computer courses are conducted in an interactive learning environment where you will complete lessons and exercises on a computer. AutoDesk Inventor 3D NEW - Computers for CAD Basic Skills Plus 50 using Windows 10 Create and edit parts, make engineering A beginner class especially for those 50 and drawings, and prepare for manufacturing better that provides a hands-on, relaxed by using only your keyboard and mouse! approach to computer learning for personal This course will allow you to design items use or to develop job-related skills. Become in a virtual world and prepare them for familiar with the Windows 10 interface and 21st century production as you explore the its basic capabilities, along with basic com- capabilities of this industry-standard soft- puter hardware and terminology, file sav- ware. Topics include the parametric and ing, file management, creating documents, editing module, the 3D drawing module, sending email, browsing the Internet and the assembly module and the presentation sharing information between applications module for assemblies. Textbook available and other users. Textbook available at at the WCCC Bookstore. George Slezak, the WCCC Bookstore. Bring flash drive to $410 tuition + required textbook, 2.4 CEUs class. Patricia Roose, $89 tuition, 1.5 CEUs DAPX 0115-60 8 Tuesdays starting DAPX 0916-01 5 Tuesdays starting March 22, 6-9 p.m. March 29, 6-9 p.m. (WCCC-Latrobe) Digital Photography NEW - Computer Basics Would you like to learn how to use your using Windows 10 camera more effectively? This digital pho- A beginner course to help you become com- tography course is designed to teach begin- fortable with using a personal computer ners how to maximize their images. Learn (PC) for personal use or to develop better the basics of photography such as lighting, job-related skills. Become familiar with shutter speed, aperture, exposure and ASA the Windows 10 interface and its basic to take photographs and transform them capabilities, along with basic computer into digital creations using a computer. hardware and terminology, file saving and Victor Pilipovich, $95 tuition + $2 material/ file management. Explore how to create lab fee, 1.8 CEUs documents, send email, browse the Inter- DAPX 1470-90 6 Tuesdays starting net and share information between appli- March 29, 6-9 p.m. cations and other users. Textbook available (WCCC-Bushy Run) at the WCCC Bookstore. Bring flash drive DAPX 1470-01 6 Wednesdays starting to class. Carol Shoemaker, $89 tuition + April 6, 6-9 p.m. required textbook, 1.5 CEUs DAPX 1041-01 5 Wednesdays starting NEW - Whats New in April 6, 6-9 p.m. Excel & Word 2016 Microsoft Office 2016 has all the function- ality and features youre used to, with some added features and enhancements. Come and explore some of the top new and im- proved features for Excel and Word 2016. Prior knowledge of Excel and Word needed. Patricia Roose, $25 tuition, 3 CEUs DAPX 8600-01 Monday, April 25, 6-9 p.m. The WCCCBookstore will be closed for inventory March 16, 17 & 18. 8 Denotes Online Class For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 30 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

31 COMPUTERS Excel 2013 Workshop You will be introduced to the essential Excel features. You will create worksheets by entering and editing data, manage and navigate worksheets and workbooks, cre- ate formulas, use functions, manipulate worksheet data, format worksheet contents and prepare, set up and print information. The new Microsoft Office 2013 is cloud-con- nected, which gives you access to your Office applications and documents from NEW - Facebook Security anywhere on any device, plus additional Maintain control over who can access your online storage from SkyDrive. Windows Facebook page and what they can view knowledge is required. Textbook available by utilizing security features. Heather at the WCCC Bookstore. Bring flash drive Nedrow, $29 tuition, .3 CEUs to class. 30-minute lunch on your own. DAPX 1951-01 Thursday, March 31, Richard Martz, $49 tuition + required text- 6-9 p.m. book, .6 CEUs DAPX 1778-01 Saturday, April 9, Google Apps 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Discover the tools available by Google that allow you to access your information from Excel 2013, Level 1 any computer with an internet connection. You will be introduced to the essential The apps you will be introduced to include: Excel features, which will begin by review- Google+, Google Play, Google Drive, Google ing the Ribbon interface. You will create calendar, Google mail and Google maps. worksheets by entering and editing data, Jeff Atkins, $29 tuition, .3 CEUs manage and navigate worksheets and DAPX 2305-01 Wednesday, March 30, workbooks, create formulas, use functions, 6-9 p.m. manipulate worksheet data, format work- sheet contents and prepare, set up and Illustrator print information. Windows knowledge is Explore the world of graphic design and required. Textbook available at the WCCC unlock your creative impulses using tech- Bookstore. Bring flash drive to class. Rich- nology in place of a pencil and sketch pad. ard Martz, $69 tuition + required textbook, You will create basic shapes, custom paths 1.2 CEUs and graphics that contain custom text, DAPX 1781-01 4 Tuesdays starting along with customizing objects and prepar- March 15, 6-9 p.m. ing documents for deployment. Textbook available at the WCCC Bookstore. Bring Excel 2013, Level 2 flash drive to class. Alan Laick, $59 tuition Intermediate training in Excels data anal- + required text, .6 CEUs ysis features. Topics covered will include: DAPX 3049-01 2 Thursdays starting Large worksheets and workbooks, tables, March 31, 6-9 p.m. outlines, inserting clip art, templates, digital signatures and more. Prerequisite: NEW - iMovie Excel Level 1 or experienced Excel user. Create movies and trailers from your dig- Excel 2010 users are welcome. Textbook ital pictures and video clips using iMovie, available at the WCCC Bookstore. Bring free software from Apple. Features include flash drive to class. Richard Martz, $69 tui- professional looking titles, transitions, tion + required text, 1.2 CEUs music and narration. You can publish your DAPX 1780-01 4 Tuesdays starting production on YouTube or iMovie Theater April 19, 6-9 p.m. to share with friends and family. You must be familiar with Macs. Bring a flash drive with digital pictures and videos. Lee Ann Roadman, $85 tuition, 1.2 CEUs DAPX 3048-01 4 Thursdays starting April 14, 6-9 p.m. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 31

32 COMPUTERS Introduction to the iPad Maintaining Your Computer The iPad is an exciting, innovative device. Learn computer housekeeping procedures Dont be intimated by all those features! that will help keep your computer working Designed for you to get the most out properly. Smart computing techniques of your new iPad, topics will include: will be discussed, such as protecting the Hardware; connectivity; apps; productivity; computer from spam and viruses, file or- media; syncing and backup; and printing. ganization and disk cleanup. Preventative Your iPad will soon become your trusty maintenance may help you avoid costly companion. Bring your iPad to class as this repairs. Carol Shoemaker, $39 tuition + $2 is a practical, hands-on course where you material, .6 CEUs will participate in exercises for every topic DAPX 0940-01 2 Mondays starting and all points covered. Prerequisites: You March 21, 6-9 p.m. must have the most current version of the iPad operating system, an active Google or MasterCAM Introductory Course Yahoo email account, the current version MasterCAM software makes CNC machin- of an iTunes account as well as iTunes ing possible with endless design capability. installed on a home personal computer. This introductory Course will equip you Patricia Roose, $39 tuition, .6 CEUs with the tools needed to begin program- DAPX 3075-01 2 Mondays starting ming and using CNC machines. You will March 21, 6-9 p.m. navigate through the MasterCAM basics as you create and run tool paths and test your programs while learning the menu struc- ture and time-saving short cuts. Then you will be ready to move onto the MasterCAM Advanced Course and expand your skills! Shawn Moore, $330, 1.2 CEUs DAPX 5005-A1 6 Tuesdays starting March 8, 6-8 p.m. (Advanced Technology Center) MasterCAM Advanced Course NEW - Keyboarding 8 MasterCAM Advanced builds on the skills If you want to learn touch-typing or im- you developed in the introductory course prove your existing typing skills, this is and expands your knowledge of this key the perfect course for you! In these lessons, machining software. In this course, you will youll use the Keyboarding Pro 5 program, construct MasterCAM plans and programs a typing tutorial designed for personal as you develop modifications and back up computers. Cost is $99. For class start procedures to program the CNC machine. dates and to register, go to www.ed2go. Shawn Moore, $330 tuition, 1.2 CEUs com/wcconed. DAPX 5006-A1 6 Tuesdays starting April 19, 6-8 p.m. Mac Basics (Advanced Technology If youre new to computers, need a re- Center) fresher or are switching to a Mac from a PC, this class is your guide to using a Mac effectively and efficiently. Topics covered will include desktop features, the dock, using the mouse, opening applications, surfing the web, menu commands, key- board shortcuts and email. Textbook avail- For more information about able at the WCCC Bookstore. Alan Laick, Computer classes,contact $59 tuition+ required text, .6 CEUs Sylvia Detar, director/Con- DAPX 5299-01 2 Thursdays starting March 10, 6-9 p.m. tinuing Education, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4190 or [email protected] 8 Denotes Online Class Some computer classes require you to bring a flash drive to class. Please check descriptions carefully. 32 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

33 COMPUTERS Photoshop, Level 1 NEW - Windows 10 With this hands-on course, you will Windows 10 is full of new features and enhance photos and artwork that will improvements. This hands-on course will demonstrate the Photoshop basics and show you how to navigate the Windows capabilities. Using the powerful tools of 10 interface; use the Windows apps and retouching, painting and drawing, you will desktop applications to complete day-to- be able to create dazzling images to make day tasks; install new apps and multitask your presentations, newsletters or artwork with multiple programs; work with files pop. You should know how to use a com- and folders by using File Explorer and puter, but no previous Photoshop experi- OneDrive; use Cortana as your virtual per- ence is necessary. Victor Pilipovich, $89 sonal assistant and Edge for web browsing; tuition + $2 material fee, 1.5 CEUs customize the Windows 10 environment DAPX 6657-01 5 Mondays starting and use the security features. Previous March 21, 6-9 p.m. exposure to personal computers and the Internet is needed. Textbook available at QuickBooks 8 the WCCC Bookstore. Bring flash drive to Manage the financial aspects of your small class. Patricia Roose, $79 tuition, 1.2 CEUs business quickly and efficiently with this DAPX 9116-01 4 Thursdays starting powerful accounting software program. April 7, 6-9 p.m. Course runs for six weeks. Cost is $99. For class start dates and to register, go to Word 2013 & 2016 8 www.ed2go.com/wcconed. Master all the basics of Microsoft Word. Class runs for six weeks. For class start NEW - SQL 8 dates, prices and to register, go to www. Gain a solid working knowledge of this ed2go.com/wcconed. powerful and universal database program- ming language. Course runs for six weeks. Cost is $99. For class start dates and to register, go to www.ed2go.com/wcconed. The WCCCBookstore will be closed for inventory March 16, 17 & 18. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 33

34 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Industry AutoDesk Inventor 3D MasterCAM Advanced Course CAD Basic Skills MasterCAM Advanced builds on the skills Create and edit parts, make engineering you developed in the introductory course drawings, and prepare for manufacturing and expands your knowledge of this key by using only your keyboard and mouse! machining software. In this course, you will This course will allow you to design items construct MasterCAM plans and programs in a virtual world and prepare them for as you develop modifications and back up 21st century production as you explore the procedures to program the CNC machine. capabilities of this industry-standard soft- Shawn Moore, $330 tuition, 1.2 CEUs ware. Topics include the parametric and DAPX 5006-A1 6 Tuesdays starting editing module, the 3D drawing module, April 19, 6-8 p.m. the assembly module and the presentation (Advanced Technology module for assemblies. Textbook available Center) at the WCCC Bookstore. George Slezak, $410 tuition + required textbook, 2.4 CEUs Refrigeration Transition & DAPX 0115-60 8 Tuesdays starting Recovery Certification Prep + Test March 22, 6-9 p.m. If you handle refrigerants, you need to (WCCC-Latrobe) know EPA laws and regulations, safe han- dling and transportation of refrigerants CNC G-Code Reading & and recycling/ reclamation. The proctored Programming test is drawn from the EPA test bank to CNC machines are everywhere in manu- become EPA certified. The test consists facturing and rely on good programming of four sections: Environmental impact of skills! Conversions of conversations of CFCs and regulations, Type I (small ap- G-Codes will let you speak to your CNC pliances), Type II, (high pressure and very machine and produce programs during 20 high pressure and Type III (low pressure). hours of hands-on trainings. You will cover Photo I.D. required. Joseph Myers, $75 tui- the basics of M and G codes as you learn tion + $30 material fee, .8 CEUs how to read CNC programs and perform INDX 7804-A1 Monday, May 16, basic operations. Prior machining experi- 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ence required. Textbook available at the (Advanced Technology WCCC Bookstore. George Slezak, $295 tui- Center) tion + required textbook, 2.0 CEUs INDX 0952-A1 8 Thursdays starting Residential Lighting & March 31, 6-8:15 p.m. Electric Basics (Advanced Technology Electricity is a powerful energy source and Center) electrical safety is the overriding theme to understanding your homes internal wir- MasterCAM Introductory Course ing and the operation of your lighting and MasterCAM software makes CNC machin- electric appliances. Learn how to diagnose ing possible with endless design capability. and repair common electrical problems, This introductory Course will equip you and most importantly, know when to call a with the tools needed to begin program- professional. Introduction to the National ming and using CNC machines. You will Electric Code is offered through hands-on navigate through the MasterCAM basics as activities, simple Installations and repairs. you create and run tool paths and test your Joseph Myers, $95 tuition + $10 material programs while learning the menu struc- fee, 1.2 CEUs ture and time-saving short cuts. Then you HOBX 3100-A1 3 Saturdays starting will be ready to move onto the MasterCAM March 12, 8 a.m.-noon Advanced Course and expand your skills! (no class March 26) Shawn Moore, $330, 1.2 CEUs (Advanced Technology DAPX 5005-A1 6 Tuesdays starting Center) March 8, 6-8 p.m. (Advanced Technology Center) ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 34

35 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT NEW - OSHA 10-Hour NEW - Safeland Orientation & General Industry Safety Training Certification Safe work habits reduce organizational This PEC Basic Orientation Safety costs and improve employee performance Awareness Course was designed to take and retention. This 10-Hour OSHA ap- the place of multiple Operator orientations proved course will introduce the employee to provide a general idea of life and safety to the basic practices of identifying, reduc- issues in the oil & gas industry, upstream ing, eliminating and reporting hazards as- and downstream. It provides a basic sociated with work in the Environmental, awareness level of certain general safety Construction, or Manufacturing industries. information that an employee should know This course is recommended for employees before entering a company facility or field and supervisors who need initial OSHA site to perform their assigned work duties. training. The OSHA guidelines can be pur- Upon successful completion of the course, chased online for class use. Mike Lescal- a PEC Safeland photo ID will be issued. lette, $165 tuition, 1.0 CEUs John Harper, $195 tuition, 1.0 CEUs INDX 9537-A1 Wednesday & Thursday, INDX 1918-G1 Thursday, March 31, March 9 & 10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 3:30-9 p.m. (Advanced (Greene County Center) Technology Center) INDX 1918-A1 Thursday, April 7, INDX 9537-G1 Wednesday & Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 6 & 7, 3:30-9 p.m. (Advanced Technology (Greene County Center) Center) ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 35

36 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Industrial Maintenance Training Schedule: For maximum flexibility, participants schedules will be arranged by the participant, sponsoring company and instructor, working within the lab hours. Cost: Includes all workbooks, lab materials and consumables Registrations: Accepted anytime. Students are allocated 6 months from enrollment to complete courses. Minimum program registration is 16 hours. Contact Vince Booker, coordinator, at 724-925-8471 or [email protected] Fluid Power Lab Basic Hydraulics ATCX 3010 Basic Pneumatics ATCX 3015 Average time = 25 hours Average time = 16 hours Investment = $650 Investment = $416 L1 Hydraulic Power Systems L1 Introduction to Pneumatics L2 Basic Hydraulic Circuits L2 Basic Pneumatic Circuits L3 Principles of Hydraulic Pressure L3 Principles of Pneumatic Pressure and Flow and Flow L4 Hydraulic Speed Control L4 Pneumatic Speed Control Circuits L5 Pressure Control Circuits Intermediate Hydraulics ATCX 3020 Average time = 25 hours Investment = $650 L1 Hydraulic DCV Applications L2 Hydraulic Cylinder Applications L3 Hydraulic Relief Valve Operation L4 Hydraulic Check Valve Operation L5 Accumulator Applications Advanced Hydraulics ATCX 3025 Average time = 15 hours Investment = $390 L1 Hydraulic Motor Applications L2 Hydraulic Pump and Motor Performance L3 Fluids and Conditioning Intermediate Pneumatics ATCX 3030 Average time = 15 hours Investment = $390 L1 Pneumatic DCV Applications L2 Air Logic L3 Pneumatic Maintenance Advanced Pneumatics ATCX 3035 Average time = 15 hours Investment = $390 L1 Moving Loads Pneumatically L2 Vacuum Systems L3 Air Compressors Additional classes are available! For more information or to schedule training, contact Vince Booker, coordinator, at 724-925-8471 or [email protected] 36

37 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Mechanical Lab Mechanical Drives 1 ATCX 2010 Mechanical Drives 3 ATCX 2020 Average time = 35 hours Average time = 35 hours Investment = $910 Investment = $910 L1 Introduction to Mechanical Drive L1 Plain Bearings Systems L2 Ball Bearings L2 Key Fasteners L3 Roller Bearings L3 Power Transmission Systems L4 Antifriction Bearing Selection & L4 Introduction to V-Belt Drives Maintenance L5 Introduction to Chain Drives L5 Gaskets and Seals L6 Spur Gear Drives L6 Advanced Gear Drives L7 Multiple Shaft Drives L7 Gear Drive Selection and Maintenance Mechanical Drives 2 ATCX 2015 Average time = 35 hours Mechanical Drives 4 ATCX 2025 Investment = $910 Average time = 20 hours L1 Heavy Duty V-Belt Drives Investment = $520 L2 V-Belt Selection and Maintenance L1 Brakes and Clutches L3 Synchronous Belt Drives L2 Brake/Clutch Selection and L4 Lubrication Concepts Maintenance L5 Precision Shaft Alignment L3 Linear Ball Bushings L6Couplings L4 Ball Screw Drives L7 Heavy Duty Chain Drives Electrical Lab AC/DC Electrical Systems ATCX 1010 Electrical Motor Control ATCX 1025 Average time = 30 hours Average time = 50 hours Investment = $780 Investment = $1300 L1 Basic Electrical Circuits L1 Introduction to Electrical Motor L2 Electrical Measurements Control L3 Circuit Analysis L2 Manual Motor Control and L4 Inductance and Capacitance Overload Protection L5 Combination Circuits L3 Control Transformers L6Transformers L4 Control Ladder Logic L5 Control Relays and Motor Starters L6 Introduction to Troubleshooting L7 Systems Troubleshooting L8 Reversing Motor Control L9 Automatic Input Devices L10 Basic Timer Control Additional classes are available! For more information or to schedule training, contact Vince Booker, coordinator, at 724-925-8471 or [email protected] 37

38 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES Nursing CEU Courses Online Options WCCC offers both face to face and online classes to satisfy the state licensure requirement. To meet your 30-hour CEU requirements, choose from the courses listed with the t symbol or the online classes through ED2go listed below. t Brain Health Gain insights into the amazing brain and explore how to support health and happiness through lifestyle choices that impact this remarkable organ. Contact Hours: 10 t Healing Environments The design of a health care facility can contribute greatly to the well-being of patients, staff, and the wider community. Examine how Optimal Healing Environments (OHEs) impact the health of individuals and communities on a physical, social, psychological, and spiritual level. Contact Hours: 16 t Meditation Explore the many meditation techniques that can be used to support the mind-body connection and promote healing and wellness. Youll gain an overview of the religious roots of meditation in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Sufism, as well as how these techniques can be used by any practitioner, regardless of faith or religious affiliation. Contact Hours: 8 t Healthy Aging As the population in the United States ages, there are many opportunities to learn how to work with seniors in multiple settings in a way that supports quality of life. Gain an overview of specific aspects of aging to provide a long-term foundation for treatment of the senior community and overall health during the later years of life. Contact Hours: 10 New course sessions begin monthly. For additional classes, start dates and to register for the above classes, visit www.ed2go.com/wcconed. Courses as low as $99 begin every six weeks. Credentialing: Online certificate classes accredited through Allegra Learning Solutions, LLC. Health Care Certificate Programs Direct Care Worker Training A Direct Care Worker is an unlicensed person who provides personal care service and sup- port to persons with disabilities or to the elderly to enhance their well-being, and who is in- volved in face-to-face direct contact with the person. Functions performed may include, but are not limited to, assistance and training activities of daily living, personal care services, and job-related supports. Learn the skills needed to provide this valuable service. Holly Capozzi, $495 tuition + $10 material fee, 7.7 CEUs MEDX 1379-01 4 Mondays, 4 Tuesdays & 3 Thursdays, starting April 4, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration deadline: March 28 IV Therapy Certification 8 Upon completion of this course, you will be able to properly assess appropriate veins of the upper extremities for access, select various access devices, confidently access veins and com- petently maintain accessed veins throughout the duration of therapy. Prerequisite: current PA LPN or RN license. Katie Frick, MSN, RN, $75 tuition + $20 material fee, 1.2 CEUs MEDX 3232-W1 April 4-9 (online) Last class meets Saturday, April 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Youngwood) Registration deadline: March 28 38 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

39 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES Nurse Aide Program Dental Care This program consists of 72 hours of lecture and 56 hours of clinical and provides the NEW - Brain Injury, Dementia and skills to function as a nurse aide in a long- Psychiatric Disorders: Consider- term care facility and meets the mandates ations for Dental Professionals of the federal government (via OBRA). After Changes in cognitive status can result from successful completion of the program, you a myriad of diseases and health complica- will be able to function at the entry level tions. Two of the most common causes of and be eligible to take the Pennsylvania cognitive changes are head injuries and Nurse Aide Certification exam. 12.8 CEUs dementia. You will be provided with an will be awarded. You must complete a crim- interactive, interdisciplinary approach inal history report and physical exam prior regarding cognitive and psychiatric func- to enrollment. Text can be purchased at the tion from young adulthood to aging adults. WCCC Bookstore. Meri Beth Elder, Susan Course material will focus on description McCreery, $599 tuition + $10 material fee + and treatment of brain disorders and how required text this relates to dental practice (e.g., compli- Youngwood: Evening: Lecture: ance, polypharmacy). Case scenarios will March 28-April 27 also be presented regarding legal issues. Mondays & Wednesdays, Presented by Sandra Lee Boody, CDA, 6-10:15 p.m., and RDH, M. Voc Ed. And Lisa Morrow, PhD. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tenured Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Clinical: April 30- May 21 University of Pittsburgh School of Medi- Mondays & Wednesdays, cine. Registration deadline: March 4. 6-10:15 p.m., and Continental breakfast and lunch included. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 6 Continuing Education Hours. $195 tui- Application deadline: March 19 tion + $20 material fee, .6 CEUs MEDX 0468-01 Friday, March 11, For more information, go to wccc.edu/nur- 8:30-3:30 p.m. seaide, or contact Becky Lauffer, RN, BSN at 724-925-4082 or [email protected] NEW - In Pursuit of Health: Care to Take the Journey Dental professionals are optimally posi- tioned within the health care structure to deliver crucial overall wellness informa- tion. Research has clearly demonstrated the connection between the mouth and the body. With so many patients and so little time, conducting comprehensive assess- ments and customized treatment protocols can be challenging. You will be provided with tools that will effectively commu- nicate a patients oral health status and evidence-based treatment strategies for For more information about successful clinical outcomes. Presented by classes for Health Care Profes- Phillips/Sonicare. Registration deadline: sionals, contactBecky Lauffer, March 11. Continental breakfast included. 3 Continuing Education Hours. Linda coordinator/Emergency Medical Blackiston, RDH, BS, $65 tuition + $10 Services & Health Care Continu- material fee, .3 CEUs ing Education Programs, at MEDX 3091-01 Friday, March 18, 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4082. 9 a.m.-noon The WCCCBookstore will be closed for inventory March 16, 17 & 18. For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 39

40 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES Health Care & Emergency Medical Services Professionals t Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Designed for health care providers to en- hance their skills in the treatment of an adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. You will engage in simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active hands-on participation. Practical and written evaluations are required. A current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers CPR card, a working knowledge of rhythm strip inter- pretation and completion of ACLS pretest are required for admittance. Registration closes one week prior to the start date of the class due to pre-course requirements. Text can be purchased at the WCCC Book- NEW - Supervisory Skills store. $95 tuition + $10 material fee + re- for the Nurse Manager quired textbook (review of textbook prior to Prepare for a role as a nurse manager. class is required), 1.35 CEUs from WCCC, Organizational structures in health care, 13.5 ConEd credits from PA DOH leadership and managerial responsibilities, MEDX 0085-02 Wednesday, March 16, factors influencing the role of the nurse 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., & manager and potential issues relevant to Thursday, March 17, the nurse manager will be discussed. De- 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. lores OHara, $55 tuition + $2 material fee, MEDX 0085-03 Wednesday, May 11, .8 CEUs 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., & MEDX 7566-01 4 Mondays starting Thursday, May 12, April 4, 6-8 p.m. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. American Heart Association (AHA) Courses The AHA strongly promotes knowledge of and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional material for this purpose. Although these CPR courses are not spon- sored by any AHA component, some or all materials utilized by faculty or students may be AHA materials supplied on a cost basis. Any fees charged for these courses do not represent income to the AHA. The AHA now requires students to purchase the appropriate CPR textbook prior to class. Instructor manuals are also required for in- structor classes and instructor renewals. t Approved Nursing CEU Course ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 40 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

41 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES t Advanced Cardiac Life Support t Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life (ACLS) Renewal Support (PALS) Provides previously trained health care Utilizing a scenario-based team approach, providers a renewal of their Advanced Car- pediatric health care providers will be diac Life Support status upon successful taught how to efficiently and effectively completion of written and practical skills. manage critically ill infants and children. A current ACLS card and completion of the Practical and written evaluations are ACLS pretest are required for admittance. required. A current Basic Life Support Registration closes one week prior to the for Health Care Providers CPR card, a start date of the class due to pre-course re- working knowledge of rhythm strip inter- quirements. Text can be purchased at the pretation and completion of PALS pretest WCCC Bookstore. $59 tuition + $10 mate- are required for admittance. Registration rial fee + required text (review of textbook closes one week prior to the start date of prior to class is required), .625 CEUs from the class due to pre-course requirements. WCCC, 6.25 ConEd credits from PA DOH Text can be purchased at the WCCC Book- MEDX 0040-03 Wednesday, February 10, store. $95 tuition + $10 material fee + 8 a.m.-3 p.m. required text (review of textbook prior to MEDX 0040-04 Wednesday, February 24, class is required), 1.4 CEUs from WCCC, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 14 ConEd credits from PA DOH MEDX 0040-05 Wednesday, March 2, MEDX 6822-02 Monday, April 11, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., & MEDX 0040-06 Wednesday, March 23, Tuesday, April 12, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. MEDX 0040-07 Wednesday, March 30, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. t Pediatric Advanced Life Support MEDX 0040-08 Wednesday, April 13, (PALS) Renewal 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Provides previously trained health care MEDX 0040-09 Wednesday, April 20, providers a renewal of their Pediatric Ad- 8 a.m.-3 p.m. vanced Life Support status upon successful MEDX 0040-10 Wednesday, April 27, completion of written and practical skills. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. A current PALS card and completion of the MEDX 0040-11 Wednesday, May 4, PALS pretest are required for admittance. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration closes one week prior to the MEDX 0040-12 Wednesday, May 18, start date of the class due to pre-course re- 8 a.m.-3 p.m. quirements. Text can be purchased at the MEDX 0040-13 Tuesday, May 31, WCCC Bookstore. $59 tuition + $10 mate- 8 a.m.-3 p.m. rial fee + required text (review of textbook prior to class is required), .85 CEUs from WCCC, 8.5 ConEd credits from PA DOH MEDX 6823-02 Wednesday, February 3, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MEDX 6823-03 Wednesday, February 17, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MEDX 6823-04 Wednesday, March 9, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MEDX 6823-05 Wednesday, April 6, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MEDX 6823-06 Thursday, April 28, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information about MEDX 6823-07 Wednesday, May 25, classes for Health Care Profes- 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. sionals, contactBecky Lauffer, coordinator/Emergency Medical Services & Health Care Continu- ing Education Programs, at 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4082. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 41

42 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES Basic Life Support for Health Care Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS/HCP): Adult/Child/ Providers (BLS/HCP) Renewal Infant Renew your basic life support for health Designed for health care providers and care providers by reviewing the 2010 AHA follows the AHA Guidelines for delivery of Guidelines. You will review the latest CPR for victims of all ages (including ven- adult, child and infant CPR skills for one tilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask and two rescuers; practice skill develop- device and oxygen), use of an AED on adults ment and foreign-body airway obstructions; and children and relief of foreign body air- the integration of an AED into adult and way obstruction (FBAO) in responsive and pediatric CPR and rescue breathing using non-responsive victims. Written testing and barrier devices and the bag-valve mask. hands-on skill performance are required. A current BLS for Health Care Providers A course card is awarded upon successful CPR card is required for admittance. Writ- completion. Text can be purchased at the ten exam and skills evaluation required. WCCC Bookstore. $45 tuition + $11 mate- Text can be purchased at the WCCC rial fee + required text (review of textbook Bookstore. $35 tuition + $11 material fee prior to class is required), .475 CEUs + required text (review of textbook prior to MEDX 1101-01 Thursday, March 10, class is required), .35 CEUs 6-10:45 p.m. MEDX 1106-01 Wednesday, March 16, MEDX 1101-02 Tuesday, March 22, 6-9:30 p.m. 6-10:45 p.m. MEDX 1106-02 Thursday, April 7, MEDX 1101-03 Thursday, March 31, 6-9:30 p.m. 6-10:45 p.m. MEDX 1106-03 Thursday, April 14, MEDX 1101-90 Thursday, March 31, 6-9:30 p.m. 5-9:45 p.m. MEDX 1106-04 Monday, May 9, (WCCC-Bushy Run) 6-9:30 p.m. MEDX 1101-N1 Tuesday, April 5, 5-9:45 p.m. Heartsaver CPR AED with (Indiana County Center) Pediatric AED MEDX 1101-04 Wednesday, April 13, A classroom, video-based, instructor-led, 6-10:45 p.m. American Heart Association course that MEDX 1101-60 Tuesday, April 26, teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, 5-9:45 p.m. as well as how to relieve choking. Teaches (WCCC-Latrobe) skills with AHAs MEDX 1101-05 Tuesday, May 10, research-proven Practice-While-Watching 6-10:45 p.m. (PWW) technique, which allows the instruc- MEDX 1101-06 Saturday, May 14, tor to observe you, provide feedback and 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. guide your learning of skills. For anyone MEDX 1101-07 Thursday, May 19, with limited or no medical training who 6-10:45 p.m. needs a course completion card in CPR and MEDX 1101-08 Wednesday, May 25, AED to meet job, regulatory or other re- 6-10:45 p.m. quirements. Two-year certification awarded upon successful completion. This course meets OSHA-compliant first aid training requirements. Text can be purchased at the WCCC Bookstore. $29 tuition + $9 material fee + required text (review of textbook prior to class is required), .4 CEUs MEDX 1019-01 Thursday, March 17, 6-10 p.m. The WCCCBookstore will be closed for inventory March 16, 17 & 18. Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 42 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

43 HEALTH CARE & EMERGENCY SERVICES Heartsaver First Aid Canine Medic A classroom, video-based, instructor-led, Designed to train police, canine handlers, American Heart Association course that firefighters, EMT personnel and other teaches critical skills to respond to and service dog handlers, basic first aid for manage an emergency in the first few animals that are involved in trauma or minutes until emergency medical services disaster situations. You will learn animal (EMS) arrives. You will learn skills such handling, first aid, CPR techniques, IV ad- as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken ministration, shock treatment, oxygen ad- bones, shock and other first aid emergen- ministration, wound care and treatment of cies. For anyone with limited or no medical poisoning. Harvey R. Bendix, D.V.M., $29 training who needs a course completion tuition + $6 material fee, .4 CEUs card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or MEDX 0515-01 Monday, March 14, other requirements. Two-year certification 6-10 p.m. awarded upon successful completion. This course meets OSHA-compliant first aid Emergency Medical training requirements. Text can be pur- Technician-Basic chased at the WCCC Bookstore. $25 tuition Prepare to be an EMT! Develop compe- + $9 material fee + required text (review of tence in the following skills during the textbook prior to class is required), .3 CEUs course: patient assessment/management MEDX 3028-01 Tuesday, April 5, of a trauma patient and a medical pa- 6:30-9:30 p.m. tient; cardiac arrest management/AED; bag-valve-mask ventilation of an apneic Heartsaver First Aid: Adult/Child patient; spinal immobilization (both seated AED & CPR & Infant CPR and supine patient); long bone fracture The AHA First Aid course incorporates immobilization; joint dislocation immobili- basic first aid skills with adult CPR and zation; traction splinting; bleeding control/ automated external defibrillators (AEDs). shock management; upper airway adjuncts It is designed for those in the workplace and suction; mouth-to-mouth ventilation needing OSHA-compliant first aid and with supplemental oxygen; and supplemen- CPR training. The course includes instruc- tal oxygen administration to a breathing tion on rescuer safety, medical and injury patient. The curriculum follows the new emergencies, adult CPR and the AED National EMS Education Standards. You and environmental emergencies. Wounds, must be 16 years old to register. You will bleeding, shock, stroke, allergic reactions, be required to submit a PA Criminal His- joint and muscle injuries, choking, bites tory report, Child Abuse clearance, FBI and stings, heat and cold emergencies and clearance, evidence of 2-step mantoux cur- poisonings are covered. The Heartsaver rent within the year, 11 panel urine drug First Aid textbook is required. A course screen, and evidence of immunizations card is awarded upon successful comple- prior to patient contact experiences. Upon tion. Text can be purchased at the WCCC successful completion of this class, ICS bookstore. $49 tuition + $9 material fee + 100, NIMS 700 and HazMat certification, required text (review of textbook prior to you will be eligible to take the state certi- class is required), .8 CEUs fication exam and the National Registry MEDX 3029-01 Saturday, May 7, Exam. (Registry exam fees not included). 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Text can be purchased at the WCCC Book- store. Stephen Zimmerman, $595 tuition + $25 material fee + required text (review of textbook prior to class is recommended), 16.0 CEUs MEDX 1880-01 March 8-June 28 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-10 p.m., and some Saturdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (no class week of March 24) For more information, go to wccc.edu/emt, or contact Becky Lauffer, RN, BSN at 724- 925-4082 or [email protected] For textbook prices and information, visit wccc.edu/bookstore. 43

44 PUBLIC SAFETY Firefighter Pump Operations II (PUOA) Take this follow-up pump class which cov- The following classes will be held ers master stream appliances, supplying at the state-of-the-art WCCC Public aerial ladders, relay pumping, supplying Safety Training Center (unless oth- standpipes and sprinkler systems and flow- erwise indicated), located in South ing multiple lines. Must have completed Huntingdon Township, two miles Pump Operations I. Turnout gear required. from exit 49 (Smithton) of Interstate Minimum age, 18. Nick Dreistadt, $28 tui- 70. The facility features a six-story tion, 1.6 CEUs tower with an attached 2 1/2-story PPRX 6659-79 Monday & Wednesday, residential-style building that sim- April 11 & 13, 6:30-10:30 p.m., and ulates industrial, commercial and Saturday, April 16, residential structures. Also on site 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. are a classroom/administration building, class A burn building, out- Command/Strategy/Tactics door training props and water-sup- The way we fight fires is changing. ply pond. Call the Training Center Pushing fire and always using aggressive at 724-872-2447 with any questions. interior attacks are being challenged by ground-breaking, scientific research. Learn Apparatus what the science is telling us and how to Emergency Vehicle Driver Training adapt your tactics to modern construction (EVOC) methods and fire dynamics. These two The safe operation of emergency vehicles short sessions are for every officer and is crucial to arriving alive. Learn the firefighter. importance of vehicle dynamics, driver selection criteria, preparing the vehicle, the PA Vehicle Code and safe operations. Includes behind-the-wheel practice in your vehicle. Must attend all sessions. PA Dept. of Health con. ed. credits applied for. Mini- mum age, 18. John Rock, $38 tuition + $10 material fee (provides textbook), 1.6 CEUs PPRX 1752-79 Saturday & Sunday, April 30 & May 1, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Emergency Vehicle Response Dynamics (EVRD) This course is designed as a supplement to and refresher for the prerequisite course, emergency vehicle operators course (EVOC). It reviews some basic principles of Fire Dynamics: safe vehicle operation and introduces the Strategy & Tactics (FDST) concept of space and speed management in Fire attack methods are changing due to operation of any vehicle. Robert Gerlach, some ground-breaking research conducted $8 tuition, .4 CEUs by UL, NIST and the ATF. Re-learn the PPRX 1357-79 Monday, March 14, basic concepts of strategy and tactics and 6:30-10:30 p.m. how to apply the latest fire research to update your fire ground operations. New terminology, ventilation, flow paths, door control, transitional fire attack, basement fires and new concepts for developing strat- egy and tactics are presented. Tyler Olsen, $6 tuition, .3 CEUs PPRX 2353-79 Monday, February 15, 7-10 p.m. Firefighter classes are conducted at the WCCC Public Safety Training Center in South Huntingdon Township. 44 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

45 PUBLIC SAFETY Fire Suppression PA Entry Level Firefighter Training Changes! The PA Entry Level Firefighter Train- ing Program has been revised and PA has adopted IFSTA training materials. Although the same four courses are still offered, the content and hours have been revised and separate hazardous materi- als and NIMS training are still required. All of these changes will allow you to move into the Firefighter I test with Exterior Firefighter (ELEF) ease. WCCC can loan the textbook: Es- This revised course in the PA Entry Level sentials of Firefighting, 6th ed. and will Firefighter Training Program is also based provide a free skill book. on the Essentials of Firefighting, 6th ed. SCBA, fire growth and development, building construction, portable fire extin- Fireground Support (ELFG) guishers, forcible entry techniques, ground The class is geared to support personnel ladders, fire streams and advancing hose including driver/operators. Water supplies, lines are included. Students must provide fire hose and appliances, rope, knots and a full set of personal protective equipment hitches, tools, communications and SCBA and SCBA. Junior firefighters may attend. support are covered. Students must provide Fireground Support [ELFG] and NIMS ICS a notebook and pen/pencil. Satisfactory com- 100 & 700 are prerequisites. Kris Cattau, pletion of a written exam and skills required $135 tuition + $15 lab fee, 5.2 CEUs to receive a certificate. Junior firefighters PPRX 1806-79 Starts Tuesday, March 1. may attend. Introduction to the Fire Service Meets: March 1, 3, 5, 8, (ELIS) and Hazardous Materials Awareness 10, 15, 17, 19, 24 & 26. (DHMA) are prerequisites. Bring a full set Times: Tuesday & of turnout gear, SCBA and a 20 ft. piece of Thursday, rope (Minimum 7/16 dia.). Mike Cramer, 6:30-10:30 p.m., and $75 tuition, 3.2 CEUs Saturdays, PPRX 2178-79 Starts Tuesday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. February 9, Meets February 9, 11, 13, 16, Delmar Hazardous Materials 18 & 20. Tuesdays & Operations (DHMO) Thursdays, Designed for first responders to the release 6:30-10:30 p.m., and of a hazardous material, the course meets Saturdays, the Operations level as outlined in NFPA 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 472 of 2008 and 29 CRF 1910.120. Laws, regulations and standards; recognizing and identifying hazardous materials and their properties; personal protective equipment; decontamination procedures, product control and air monitoring and a review of terrorism awareness are included. Stu- dents need to provide suitable PPE and SCBA with spare cylinder. Minimum age, 16. Hazardous Materials Awareness is a prerequisite. Cory Snyder, $60 tuition + $8 For more information about material fee, 2.4 CEUs PPRX 3155-79 Tuesday & Thursday, Firefighter classes, contact April 5 & 7, the Public Safety Training 6:30-10:30 p.m., and Center at 724-872-2447. Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, classes are for ages 18 and older. 45

46 PUBLIC SAFETY Interior Firefighter (ELIF) The final class for entry level firefighters specializing in interior fire ground opera- tions. Self-contained breathing apparatus, rescue, ventilation, fire suppression, sal- vage and overhaul, firefighter survival, protective systems and a live fire exercise are included. Satisfactory completion of a written exam and skills required to receive a certificate. Exterior Firefighter [ELEF] and Hazardous Materials Operations [DHMO] are prerequisites. You must pro- vide turnout gear, SCBA, notebook and pen/pencil. You must be 18 by first class. Nick Dreistadt, $85 tuition + $15 lab fee, 4 CEUs PPRX 3662-79 Starts Tuesday, April 19. Meets: April 19, 21, 26, 28, 30, May 3 & 5. Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30-10:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Structural Firefighting: Live Burn Session (SBS) Truck Company Operations II This course exposes the student to live (ATRC) firefighting scenarios using the state-of-the Consider taking this advanced course to re- art class A burn building where tempera- fine your skills and provide effective truck tures reach 1,000o F. Review SCBA usage, company maneuvers on the fire ground. accountability measures, hose line and Extensive practical evolutions in ventila- ladder techniques and safety procedures. tion, search and rescue, power tool opera- Turnout gear and SCBA required. Student tion and organizational assignments are must have completed Essentials or Funda- covered. Evolutions vary with equipment mentals of Firefighting and not have any and drill ground availability. Requires medical conditions that would limit full completion of Truck Company Opera- participation. Minimum age, 18. Limit 24. tions I. Full turn-out gear and SCBA also Craig Couchenour, $40 tuition + $15 lab needed. Minimum age, 18. Evan Watson, fee, 1.6 CEUs $32 tuition, 1.6 CEUs PPRX 7703-79 Tuesday & Thursday, PPRX 8107-79 Saturday & Sunday, March 29 & 31, April 16 &17, 6:30-10:30 p.m., and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Certification Testing Firefighter I Test - May 20 & 21 Application deadline: 4 p.m., April 22 Firefighter II Test - March 11 & 12 Application deadline: 4 p.m., February 19 Hazardous Materials Awareness Written Exam - January 28 Application deadline: Jan. 26 Current application forms, skill sheets and candidate handbooks are posted to the PA State Fire Academy website: www.osfc.state.pa.us ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 46 To register, call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204.

47 PUBLIC SAFETY Support Operations NEW - Responding to Traffic Incident Management Ethanol Incidents (RTEI) System (TIMS) Ethanol is becoming the most widely trans- A nationally-recognized class that estab- ported product in the United States. Trans- lishes a consistent foundation of emergency portation of ethanol occurs by highway, rail response to highway incidents. The Penn- and pipeline. This increased transportation sylvania class targets police, fire and EMS increases the potential for incidents of both agencies by defining Move It and Work ethanol releases AND ethanol-based fires. It incidents, common terminology and how Students attending this course will gain the Incident Command System improves knowledge in ethanol and ethanol-blended responder safety. Nine lessons present in- fuels, including their use, chemical and formation on: Terminology, Scene Size-up, physical characteristics, transportation Vehicle Positioning, Scene Safety, Com- and transfer. Students will be able to eas- mand, Traffic Control, Unique Situations ily identify the difference between gasoline and Clearing the Scene. The class empha- and ethanol-based fuels and the special sizes responder safety, safe, quick scene problems associated with ethanol blend- clearance and interoperable communica- ed-fuels. Firefighting and foam necessary tions. Student guide needed. John Storey, for ethanol-fuels is explained in detail as $8 tuition, .4 CEUs well as other important matters. THIS PPRX 8090-79 Monday, February 29, COURSE IS FREE THROUGH THE PA 6:30-10:30 p.m. STATE FIRE ACADEMY BUT REGIS- TRATION FORMS FOR THE PSFA ARE Firefighter I Prep Course (FFCP) MANDATORY!! This refresher course is for all experienced Students wanting to take this class MUST fire- fighters wanting to update or reinforce register through WCCC as well as register rusty skills or prepare for the next Fire- with the PA State Fire Academy. SFA reg- fighter I certification test. You should have istration will require students to fill out an previously completed an Essentials of Fire- application. .7 CEUs fighting course or comparable entry level PPRX 7000-79 Saturday, February 27, training. Advancing hose lines, raising 8 a.m.-4 p.m. ladders, folding salvage covers, working with SCBA, tying knots and hitches and Rescue rescuing victims are some of the skills that Water Rescue for the will be reviewed and practiced. Trained First Responder (WRFR) evaluators will lead the course. You must This 3-hour classroom course is for bring full turnout gear, SCBA, spare cyl- anyone who may respond to a water emer- inder, PASS device and 10 ft. of rope to gency. Topics include scene assessment, all classes. Come prepared to refresh your activation of the Emergency Response Sys- skills in this intensive course. Mark Ghion, tem, evaluation of potential and existing $40 tuition, 3.2 CEUs water hazards, scene management, rescue PPRX 2170-79 Starts Saturday, March 5. vs. recovery, and personal safety measures. Meets: March 5, 6, 14, 16 This course meets NFPA 1670 awareness & 19. Times: Saturday level guidelines. Joel Koricich, $10 tuition, & Sunday, .2 CEUs 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., PPRX 8700-79 Monday, February 22, Monday & Wednesday, 7-9:30 p.m. 6:30-10:30 p.m. ENROLL EARLY! Decisions to hold a class are based upon enrollment approximately one week prior to the start date. 47

48 Municipal Police Officers Training Academy Established in 1979, the WCCC Municipal Police Officers Training Academy has graduated nearly 800 cadets who now serve and protect their communities at the local, county, state and federal levels. Features of the WCCC Police Academy include: Part-time and full-time classes Classes are taught by currently working law enforcement officials with extensive experience as police chiefs, patrol officers, state troopers, special agents, detectives, magistrate judges, etc. 15 transferrable college credits can be applied toward the WCCC Criminal Justice associate degree program, which can then be transferred to a four-year university. 2016 Academies Go to www.wccc.edu/policeacademy for further information regarding the WCCC Municipal Police Officers Training Academy. If you have questions after reviewing the website, please contact Franklin Newill at 724-925-4298 or [email protected] ACT-165 Waiver Program Attention former Federal Law Enforcement & Military Police Officers The ACT-165 Waiver Program is a Municipal Police Officers Training and Education Commission (MPOETC) waiver program for former Federal Law Enforcement Officers (FLEO) and former Military Police (MP) officers who want to be municipal police officers. The FLEOs and MPs must be approved by MPOETC to participate in the program. The program is 287 hours of training. MPOETC may determine that additional training is required in HAZMAT, EVOC, Firearms, First Aid and CPR. Upon successful completion of the course, participants can take the state certification exam to become municipal police officers in the state of PA. WCCC offers the ACT-165 Waiver Program in conjunction with the police academies. Approved FLEOs and MPs attend class with the cadets in the police academies only on the days required ACT-165 curriculum is being presented. You can view the ACT-165 partial waiver requirements and obtain the application at www.mpoetc.state.pa.us. Please note: You cannot begin the process to be accepted into WCCCs ACT-165 Waiver Program until you have your letter of approval from MPOETC. For more information, contact Franklin Newill at 724-925-4298 or [email protected] 48 All classes will be held at the WCCC Youngwood Campus unless stated otherwise.

49 PUBLIC SAFETY ACT-165 Waiver Program Attention former Federal Law Enforcement & Military Police Officers The ACT-165 Waiver Program is a Municipal Police Officers Training and Education Commission (MPOETC) waiver program for former Federal Law Enforcement Officers (FLEO) and former Military Police (MP) officers who want to be municipal police officers. The FLEOs and MPs must be approved by MPOETC to participate in the program. The program is 287 hours of training. MPOETC may determine that additional training is required in HAZMAT, EVOC, Firearms, First Aid and CPR. Upon successful completion of the course, participants can take the state certification exam to become municipal police officers in the state of PA. WCCC offers the ACT-165 Waiver Program in conjunction with the police academies. Approved FLEOs and MPs attend class with the cadets in the police academies only on the days required ACT-165 curriculum is being presented. You can view the ACT-165 partial waiver requirements and obtain the application at www.mpoetc.state.pa.us. Please note: You cannot begin the process to be accepted into WCCCs ACT-165 Waiver Program until you have your letter of approval from MPOETC. For more information, contact Franklin Newill at 724-925-4298 or [email protected] ACT 180 Course Descriptions The 2016 mandatory, in-service program requires all Municipal Police Officers to complete 12 hours of training exclusive of administrative and examination time. There is no require- ment you take all 12 hours of training at the same location or on consecutive days. Legal Updates is the only MPOETC mandated class in 2016. MPOETC and Westmoreland County Community College are offering several classes to satisfy the additional required nine (9) hours of training. Course descriptions, along with the number of training hours satisfied, are outlined below. Legal Updates - 16-201 (3 Hours Mandatory by MPOETC) This course will cover important legal issues affecting, and important to, municipal police officers throughout the Commonwealth. This course will cover topics such as changes and updates to the criminal law, vehicle law, Rules of Criminal Procedure and other statues related to law enforcement. This course will also examine, review and explain significant court cases that are relevant to police officers in the Commonwealth from Federal and State Courts. The goal of the section will be to demonstrate how these cases have a direct impact on how police officers perform their customary duties. Tactical Medicine 16-202 (3 Hours) This course provides classroom training and practical exercises to increase officer and pub- lic safety by introducing police officers to the principles and processes of Tactical Combat Casualty Care for law enforcement officers. Use of Force 16-203 (6 Hours) This course will provide law enforcement officers with an understanding of the legal and practical parameters for using force. It addresses basic concepts effecting use of force such as legal concerns, mental preparation, and documentation. This course also discusses what can happen physically and mentally to an officer during a use of force incident, as well as what can happen after a use of force encounter, not only to the police officer, but to the de- partment and community. Summary Case Prosecution (3 Hours) This course is designed to re-familiarize the prosecuting officer with the mechanics of the summary trial as well as instilling confidence in recognizing elements of the offenses most often involved in summary trials. The course is designed to acquaint the officer with cur- rent and relevant case law, judicial procedures and successful trial tactics in order to en- hance the officers abilities and skills in summary trial prosecution. Tactical Firearms (6 Hours)** This course is designed for the street officer, whether a fresh academy graduate or a seasoned 49

50 REGISTRATION Call 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4204 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuition Tuition costs listed apply to Westmoreland County residents. Residents of other counties are charged double tuition. Payment may be made by check and MasterCard or VISA credit cards. Refund Policy All refunds are calculated from the official starting date of the course. The number of days or weeks to determine refunds is calculated by counting the actual days from the starting date of the course and not by counting the course meeting dates. All refund checks will be mailed to students and not be held for pick up. For courses meeting one week or less: If you officially drop before the course starts, you may be eligible to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. There are no refunds after this date. For courses two weeks through four weeks: If you officially drop through the first three days of the course, you may be eligible to re- ceive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. There are no refunds after this date. For courses five weeks through nine weeks: If you officially drop through the first week of the course, you may be eligible to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. There are no refunds after the first week of the course. For courses of 10 weeks through 19 weeks: If you officially drop through the second week of the course, you may be eligible to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. There are no refunds after the second week of the course. For courses 20 weeks through 29 weeks: If you officially drop through the second week of the course, you may be eligible to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. If you officially drop during the third or fourth week of the course, you may be eligible to receive a 60% refund of tuition. There are no refunds after the fourth week of the course. For courses 30 weeks or longer: If you officially drop through the third week of the course, you may be eligible to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. If you officially drop during the fourth, fifth or sixth week of the course, you may be eligible to receive a 60% refund of tuition. There are no refunds after the sixth week of the course. Tuition Reduction for Older Adults If you are a Pennsylvania resident age 60 or older, you may be eligible for a 50 percent reduction in tuition when you enroll in continuing education classes. Enrollment with a tuition reduction is contingent upon space availability in the class. This reduction applies only to tuition charges and not to textbooks, equipment/supplies, or any fees. To enroll, call the Registration Center. Class Cancellation Class cancellations and college closing due to inclement weather or other emergency con- ditions will be announced on area radio and television stations and the Internet. As road conditions vary widely during inclement weather, you are advised to use your own judg- ment in deciding whether to attend classes. Purchasing Textbooks The Youngwood Campus Bookstore normal hours of operation are 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mon- day through Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday. See our website - wccc.edu - for extended hours of operation before and during the start of the semester. Textbooks should be pur- chased at the main campus in Youngwood. If you are unable to travel to the main campus, please call the bookstore at 724-925-4174 or 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4174 for other options. Most textbooks are available at least two weeks before the beginning of each semester. Specific information concerning your textbooks and a booklist can be obtained by calling your campus bookstore. You must contact the Registration Center to officially drop a course. If you do not officially drop, you remain obligated for all tuition and fees. 50

51 Greensburg, PA Nonprofit Org. Permit No. 20 P A I D U.S. Postage Postmaster, please deliver January 2025, 2016 SUCCESSSTARTSHERE Westmoreland County Community College Learn about WCCC and our 143 pro- grams of study that can prepare you for a career immediately upon graduation or enable you to complete the first two years of your bachelors degree. 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697-1898 Saturday, February 27, 2016 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 6, 2016 5-8 p.m. Founders Hall, WCCCYoungwood Campus Reservations are requested. wccc.edu/openhouse For more information, call 1-800-262-2103, ext. 4077. 3CHECK THESE OUT... l The Art of Acting (page 15) l Contemporary European Eucalyptus Basket (page 3) l Direct Care Worker Training (page 38) l Easy Guided Meditation (page 6) l Facebook Security (page 17) l Gluten-Free Diets (page 4) l Graphic Calculator TI-84 (page 17) l Industrial Maintenance Training (page 36) l Keyboarding (page 32) l Nurse Aide Training (page 39) l OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety Training (page 35) l Paying for Long-term Care (page 14) l Police Academy (page 48) l Responding to Ethanol Incidents (page 47) l Safeland Orientation & Certification (page 35) l Slovak Heritage (page 13) l Supervisory Skills for the Nurse Manager (page 40) l Windows 10 (page 33) l Yoga of Awareness (page 7)

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