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					SPRING 2013
Continuing Education
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Continuing Education
Online Courses .......................................................................................... 4

Arts/Crafts ................................................................................................. 5

Computer Education ................................................................................. 5

Cooking Classes ....................................................................................... 6

Dance/Music ............................................................................................. 7

Gardening & Landscape ............................................................................ 7

General Interest ......................................................................................... 8

Sports & Fitness ...................................................................................... 10

Do-It-Yourself Home Repairs ................................................................... 13



Allied Health
General Interest ....................................................................................... 14

CPR/BLS/First Aid ................................................................................... 15

EMT ........................................................................................................ 16

Seminars ................................................................................................. 17



Registration Forms ..............................................................................18




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weeks (with a 10-day grace period at the end).
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Courses are project-oriented and include lessons,       Introduction to Microsoft Excel      Introduction to Microsoft Access
quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion               Discover the secrets to setting      Store, locate, print, and automate
areas, supplementary links, and more. You can           up fully formatted worksheets        access to all types of
                                                        quickly and efficiently.             information.
complete any of these courses entirely from your
home or office and at any time of the day or            Creating Web Pages                   Introduction to Microsoft Word
night.                                                  Learn the basics of HTML so you      Learn how to create and modify
                                                        can design, create, and post         documents with the world's most
                                                        your very own site on the Web.       popular word processor.
New course sessions begin monthly.
Please visit our Online Instruction                     Accounting Fundamentals              Project Management
                                                        Gain a marketable new skill by
Center to see exact start dates for the                                                      Fundamentals
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courses that interest you.                              entry bookkeeping, financial
                                                                                             succeed in the fast-growing field
                                                        reporting, and more.
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                                                        Speed Spanish
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                                                        Medical Terminology:                 Introduction to PC
               How to Get Started:                      A Word Association Approach          Troubleshooting
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                                                        services industry by learning        almost any problem with your
       www.ed2go.com/tc                                 medical terminology in a             PC.
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       choose a username and password that will         business.
                                                                                             Creating Web Pages II
       grant you access to the Classroom.                                                    Learn to develop polished and
                                                        Grammar Refresher
                                                        Gain confidence in your ability to   interactive pages complete with
    3. When your course starts, return to our                                                tables, forms, frames, audio, and
                                                        produce clean, grammatically
       Online Instruction Center and click the          correct documents and                CSS.
       Classroom link. To begin your studies,           speeches.
       simply log in with the username and                                                   Discover Digital Photography
                                                        Intermediate Microsoft Excel         An informative introduction to the
       password you selected during enrollment.                                              fascinating world of digital
                                                        Work faster and more
                                                        productively with Excel's most       photography equipment.
                                                        powerful tools.
                                                                                             GRE Preparation - Part 1
Requirements:                                           Real Estate Investing                Discover powerful strategies for
All courses require Internet access, e-mail, and        Build and protect your wealth by     success in the verbal and
                                                        investing in real estate.            analytical sections of the GRE.
the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox
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  COMMUNIT Y SERVICE
COMMUNIT Y SERVICE
              COMMUNIT Y SERVIC
                                                             POTTERY
                                                       POTTERY
     ARTS/CRAFTS
 ARTS/CRAFTS                                             BeginningBeginning and Intermediate hand-building and
                                                                      and Intermediate hand-building and POTTE
                                                           ARTS/CRAFTS
                                                                    Potter’s Wheel techniques will in this      in this
                                                         Potter’s Wheel techniques will be taughtbe taught Beginn
           BASIC CAKE DECORATING
BASIC CAKE DECORATING                                               hand-on class Basic techniques such Potter’s
                                                         hand-on class for adults.for adults. Basic techniques such
           Learn to ice your cake, borders, borders, but- as wedging, pinch, coil, along with a
Learn to ice and torte and torte your cake, but- BASIC CAKEpinch, coil, and slab, and slab, along hand-o
                                                         as wedging, DECORATING                                 with a
ter cream ter cream flowers, vines, leaves, writing, ruffles &to ice and of surface treatments will be presented.
            flowers, vines, leaves, writing, ruffles & Learn of variety torte your cake, be presented. as wed
                                                         variety     surface treatments will borders, but-
            frozen butter cream transfer, transfer, ter cream
garlands, garlands, frozen butter cream stacked stacked flowers, vines, leaves, writing, ruffles &
                                                                    Class includes 25 clay. Two clay. Two
                                                         Class includes 25 pounds ofpounds of additional additional
                                                                                                               variety
and tieredand tiered cakes. Supply list will be handed out frozen butter cream transfer, stacked
              cakes. Supply list will be handed out garlands,
           when registering.
when registering.
                                                                    days for finishing and pieces and pick Class in
                                                         days for finishing and glazing of glazing of pieces and pick
                                                         and tiered cakes. Supply list will be handed out
                                                         up will be up will
                                                                     scheduled at future at future date, prior to end
                                                         when registering. be scheduled date, prior to end days fo
           DATES: Feb. 5-Mar. 19 (6 wks)
DATES: Tuesdays,Tuesdays, Feb. 5-Mar. 19 (6 wks)         of class. of class.                                   up will
(No class (NoSpringon Spring Break March 11-14th)
           on class Break March 11-14th)                 DATES: Tuesdays, Feb. 5-Mar. 19 (6 wks)               of class
TIME: 6-8TIME: 6-8 p.m. COST: $100
            p.m.                                                    on Spring Mon., Jan. 23-28 (5 23-28
                                          COST: $100 (No class DATES: Wed., Fri., & Mon., Jan.days) (5 days)
                                                         DATES: Wed., Fri., & Break March 11-14th)
           INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal
INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal                                 TIME: 6-8 TIME: 9-11:30 a.m.
                                                                 9-11:30 a.m.
                                                                     p.m.                     $125
                                                                                        COST: $100COST: $125 DATES
                                                                    INSTRUCTOR: Joyce Parry
                                                         INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal
                                                                             Joyce Parry                       TIME: 9
                                                                                                               INSTRU
             NEW CAKE
 NEW CAKE DESIGN DESIGN
                                                           NEW QUILT
           You choose the decorations, you pick the T-SHIRT T-SHIRT QUILT
You choose the decorations, you pick the design, design, CAKE DESIGN
           and the will assist you in reaching reaching your learn to decorations, you pick quilt. It can
and the instructor instructor will assist you inyour You choose the sew your sew your own t-shirt quilt.T-SHIR
                                                         Come       Come learn to own t-shirt the design,        It can
           desired result! Discuss ideas, techniques andthe instructor will assist for yourreaching This
desired result! Discuss ideas, techniques and the and the perfect gift for your graduating senior. your Come
                                                         be the be the perfect gift you in graduating senior. This
           best place for and supplies supplies on desired fun a Discuss ideas, and beginners the be the
best place for resources resources andon the first theafirst result!very fun project,techniques and are welcome. p
                                                         is very is project, and beginners are welcome.
             second night, brush up brush up on techniques You to bring: to bring: t-shirts, OR ro- is a ver
night. Thenight. The second night, on techniques best will need resourcest-shirts, scissors the first OR ro-
                                                         You place for will need and supplies on scissors
             and learn what you need to need to night. The second night, mat, straight edge OR 12
you knowyou know and learn what youknow to know to tary cutter and brush up on techniques ½ or 15
                                                         tary cutter and mat, straight edge OR 12 ½ or 15 You wil
           achieve your chosen design. Create your you know and learn what you need to know to
achieve your chosen design. Create your chosen chosen
                                                         ½ inch ½ inch square template, sewing pencil and pins.
design on design on the third night.will depend on achievesquare template, sewing pencil and pins.
            the third night. Supplies Supplies will depend on your chosen design. Create your chosen
                                                                                                               tary cut
your chosen design. design.
           your chosen                                              You are welcome to sewing machine ½ inch
                                                         You are welcome to bring yourbring your sewing machine
                                                         design on the third night. Supplies will depend on
                                                         and chosen you have you have them. Batting and mate-
                                                                    and thread,
DATES: Tuesdays,Tuesdays, Apr. 23-May 7 (3 wks) your thread, ifdesign. if them. Batting and mate- You are
           DATES: Apr. 23-May 7 (3 wks)
TIME: 6-8TIME: 6-8 p.m. COST: $45
            p.m.                                                    rial for the backing and binding
                                                         rial for Tuesdays, and binding (3 need to need to thr
                                          COST: $45 DATES:the backingApr. 23-May 7 willwks) willbe and be
           INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal
INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal                                 TIME: 6-8 purchased later. COST: $45
                                                         purchasedp.m.later.                                   rial for
                                                         INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal                              purcha
                                                                    DATES: Feb. 5-Feb. 26 (4 wks.)
                                                         DATES: Tuesdays,Tuesdays, Feb. 5-Feb. 26 (4 wks.)
             NEW COOL KIDS’
 NEW COOL KIDS’ CAKES CAKES                                         TIME: 6:30-8 p.m.COST: $50
                                                         TIME: 6:30-8 p.m.                        COST: $50 DATES
You’ve seen all                                            NEW INSTRUCTOR: Amanda Davis
                     seen all the cakes on TV and INSTRUCTOR: KIDS’ CAKES
           You’vethe cool kids’cool kids’ cakes on TV and COOLAmanda Davis                                     TIME: 6
online, and you’ve even attemptedattempted to do You’ve seen all the cool kids’ cakes on TV and INSTRU
           online, and you’ve even to do a few,           a few,
           but wasn’t what you hoped for. You online,
but the result the result wasn’t what you hoped for. You and you’ve even attempted to do a few,
           pick the design, you choose the used but the
pick the design, you choose the mediums mediums used result wasn’t what you hoped for. You
           for decorating, and will class you how pick the COMPUTER EDUCATION
                                                           COMPUTER EDUCATION
for decorating, and this class this teach will teach you how design, you choose the mediums used
to put it all together. Spend the first night first nightfor decorating, and this class will teach you how
           to put it all together. Spend the going         going                                                  CO
                                                         ADOBE ADOBE INDESIGN first night going
                              second night brushing to put INDESIGN CS5 FOR CS5 FOR BEGINNERS
           over ideas, thenight brushing up on a up on a it all together. Spend theBEGINNERS
over ideas, the second
                                                         A your A class for who are who are on a
few basic few basic skills andnew onesnew your for class for beginners beginners interested interested ADOB
             skills and learning learning for ones over ideas, the second night brushing upin us-                in us-
           design, and the assembling your de- few InDesign InDesign to create professional looking flyers,
design, and the last night last night assembling your de- ingto create professional ones for your A class
                                                         ing basic skills and learning new looking flyers,
           sign. Supplies for class will depend on
sign. Supplies for class will depend on your cho- your cho- and the last night assembling fundamentals, con-
                                                         posters, posters, Learn the fundamentals, de-
                                                         design, and more.and more. Learn the yourcon- ing InD
           sen
sen design. design.                                      cepts, terminology and will depend on of Adobe Adobe
                                                                    cepts, class basic features features
                                                         sign. Supplies forterminology and basicyour cho- of posters
           DATES: Mar. 26-Apr. 9 (3 wks)
DATES: Tuesdays,Tuesdays, Mar. 26-Apr. 9 (3 wks) sen design.        InDesign CS5. Students will to create       create
                                                         InDesign CS5. Students will learn howlearn how to cepts,
TIME: 6-8TIME: 6-8 p.m. COST: $45
            p.m.                          COST: $45 DATES: Tuesdays, text place text9andwks) text, InDesig
                                                                    documents, 26-Apr. (3 graphics,
                                                         documents, place Mar.and graphics, format format text,
           INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal
INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal                                 position and group objects,COST: $45 InDesign docum
                                                                     p.m.
                                                         TIME: 6-8 position and groupand otherand other InDesign
                                                                                          objects,
                                                         INSTRUCTOR: Valerie Neal should have basic position
                                                                    fundamentals. Participants should have basic
                                                         fundamentals. Participants
             NEW PAINTING –                              computer computer skills.
                                                                     skills.                                   fundam
  NEW PAINTING – ACRYLICACRYLIC
                                                                                                               compu
             and intermediate students students             how DATES: Thursdays, Jan.
BeginningBeginning and intermediate learn howlearnNEW Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 7 10-Feb. 7 (5 wks)
                                                         DATES: PAINTING – ACRYLIC (5 wks)
           to use find to find the style, and Beginning and
to use acrylic to acrylicthe medium, medium, style, and TIME:intermediate students COST: how DATES learn $100
                                                         TIME: 6-9 p.m. 6-9 p.m. COST: $100
             that best enables enables “speak” to use
approach approach that best them to them to “speak” acrylic to find the medium, style, and
                                                                    INSTRUCTOR: Traci
                                                         INSTRUCTOR: Traci Pitman Pitman
           through their work. Students learn techniques to                                                    TIME: 6
through their work. Students learn techniques to approach that best enables them to “speak”
break down advanced advanced concepts into easy bite- their work. Students learn techniques to INSTRU
           break down concepts into easy bite- through
           size pieces. Painting class is unintimidating, en-
size pieces. Painting class is unintimidating, en- break down advanced concepts into easy bite-
           ergized, informative, and charged charged with THE BASICS OF SELLING
ergized, informative, personal, personal, andwith size pieces. Painting class isON EBAYON EBAY
                                                         THE BASICS OF SELLING unintimidating, en-
                            news, art new and new ergized, Thisdesigned designed for beginners.
                                                         This class is class is for beginners. You with THE B
up-to-date art news, art ideas, andideas,process- process- informative, personal, and chargeddon’tYou don’t
           up-to-date
                                                         have to have to know anything new eBay to
es. The class Thedesigned designed to experience up-to-date art news, art ideas, andaboutprocess- take this
           es. is class is to experience a wide a wide know anything about eBay to take this This cla
             painting painting methodologies, explore The class is however, basic knowledge com- have to
variety of variety of methodologies, explore how es.howhowever, basic knowledge about the about the com-
                                                         class;     class; designed to experience a wide
ideas can ideas can be generated through a playful collabo- of puter is helpful. tricksand be sharedbe shared ash
           be generated through a playful collabo- varietyis helpful. Tips and Tips will tricks willhow class;
                                                         puter       painting methodologies, explore as
           ration with and allow maximum flow of you walk yougenerated throughfollowing steps of puter is
                                                         flow can be walk through the a playful collabo-
ration with materials, materials, and allow maximum ideasof through the following steps of selling on selling on
           the creative creative experience (a more com-set up an eBay an eBay seller account, you a
the individual individualexperience (a more com- ration witheBay: set up seller account, set up of set upwa
                                                         eBay:        materials, and allow maximum flow a
           plex way of saying “having fun”).
plex way of saying “having fun”).                        PayPal account, how experience research, take eBay:
                                                         the individual creative to research,(a more com- photos,s
                                                                    PayPal account, how to take photos,
                                                         plex way of saying “having fun”). your item, pack, ship and
                                                                    write descriptions, list
                                                         write descriptions, list your item, pack, ship and PayPal
           DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 10-31
DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 10-31 (4 wks) (4 wks) follow up follow up on sales. The eBay Manual Manual
                                                                     on sales. The eBay Student Student write d
TIME: 6-8TIME: 6-8 p.m. COST: $125
            p.m.                          COST: $125 DATES: Thursdays, Jan.the fee.(4 wks) ayou like); you like);
                                                         is included in the fee.in 10-31 lunch (if lunch (if follow
                                                                    is included Bring a Bring
           INSTRUCTOR: Angela Melde
INSTRUCTOR: Angela Melde                                 TIME: 6-8 p.m.                 COST: $125             is inclu
                                                         INSTRUCTOR: Angela Melde                          5          5
COMMUNIT Y SERVICE
snack and drink machines available.                  book; how to create, save and modify a work-
                                                     sheet within a workbook; how to navigate within
DATE: Thursday, April 11 (1 day)                     a worksheet; how to enter, move and copy data
TIME: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.                               and formulas; how to use simple functions; how
COST: $150 (student manual included)                 to format your work; how to create a simple chart
INSTRUCTOR: Dorothy Kennedy                          and how to print your work.
                                                     DATES: MTh, May 13-23 (2 wks)
                                                     TIME: 6-9 p.m.              COST: $100
         COMMUNICATING AND                           INSTRUCTOR: Dianna Patterson Kinsey
 NEW
         ADVERTISING WITH FACEBOOK
Learn how to engage your audience on Face-
book to promote your business, organization or       MICROSOFT WORD 7
cause, as well as tips and tricks for making your    This introduction course helps students learn
page look professional. Explore paid Facebook        the basic commands and functions of Microsoft
advertising, including its vast targeting options    Word 7. This course is recommended for stu-
and various types of promoted posts.                 dents who are new to Microsoft Word or want to
                                                     refresh their existing knowledge.
DATE: Saturday, Feb. 23 (1 day)
TIME: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.      COST: $50                  DATES: Thursdays, Feb.7-28 (4 wks)
INSTRUCTOR: Traci Pitman                                    Thursdays, April 4-25 (4 wks)
                                                     TIME: 6-8 p.m.            COST: $100
                                                     INSTRUCTOR: Larry Henderson
COMPUTERS – FIRST-TIME PC USERS
A “get acquainted” course for persons who do
not have a computer or who have recently pur-        QUICKBOOKS PRO 2012
chased one. Exercises are designed to help the       A twelve week course that covers all of the finan-
student gain confidence. Start by learning how       cial software’s programs for the business owner
to turn on a computer. At an easy pace, discover     or those wishing to learn QuickBooks. Some of
how to operate a computer to serve your needs.       the topics will include creating a company file,
Topics include computer components, Windows          chart of accounts, accounts payable, accounts
and a brief introduction to some of today’s most     receivable, inventory, payroll, bank reconciliation
popular application software.                        and financial reporting.

DATES: Mondays, Feb. 11, 18, 25 & March 18           DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 10-Apr. 4 (12 wks)
(4 wks. | No class on March 4)                       TIME: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
TIME: 6-9 p.m.             COST: $100                COST: $240 (includes book)
INSTRUCTOR: Dianna Patterson Kinsey                  INSTRUCTOR: Cynthia Pride


COMPUTER LITERACY
Designed for students who have completed the
                                                      COOKING CL ASSES
“First Time PC User” course or who have some          NEW ARTISAN BREAD MAKING
experience working with microcomputers and
                                                     Impress your family and yourself by learning to
Windows. Topics include Windows, word pro-
                                                     make a handful of Artisan breads. We’ll cover fo-
cessing, spreadsheets, data integration, and in-
                                                     caccia, ciabatta, sourdough and more.
troduction to the Internet.
                                                     DATE: Monday, May 20 (1 day)
TC Main Campus:
                                                     TIME: 5-7 p.m.          COST: $45
DATES: Mondays, March 25, April 8, 15, 22 & 29
                                                     INSTRUCTOR: Brandon Thrash
(5 wks | No class on April 1)
TIME: 6-9 p.m.                COST: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Dianna Patterson Kinsey
                                                     KNIFE SKILLS
                                                     Learn to use a knife life a pro. Learn cutting tech-
Atlanta Site:
                                                     niques for slicing and dicing to enhance food
DATES: TTh, March 19-April 11 (4 wks)
                                                     aesthetics and even cooking.
TIME: 2-3:30 p.m.        COST: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Dianna Patterson Kinsey
                                                     DATE: Monday, April 15 (1 day)
                                                     TIME: 5-7 p.m.            COST: $30
                                                     INSTRUCTOR: Brandon Thrash
MICROSOFT EXCEL
Learn the basic skills needed to work with Mi-
crosoft Excel. You will learn the parts of a work-

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COMMUNIT Y SERVICE
MAKING STOCK                                             Texarkana College. Music faculty work alongside
Making stock from scratch. Chefs know that               professional teachers from the community to
good food comes from good stock. Learn the               offer the highest level of instruction to students
basics of stock making to improve everything             of all ages. Students have access to all music
from your kitchen.                                       department facilities, including the Music Hall,
                                                         library, piano lab and practice rooms. Addition-
DATES: Monday, March 25 (1 day)                          ally, students perform in recitals, both on and off
TIME: 5-7 p.m.         COST: $45                         campus, and participate in a wide variety of festi-
INSTRUCTOR: Brandon Thrash                               vals and contests. Lessons are given each week.
                                                         Students may elect 30 minute, 45 minute or 60
                                                         minute lessons.
WORKING WITH CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR
VALENTINE                                                Lessons offered include: Piano; Woodwinds-
Learn to make homemade truffles for your val-            Flute; Organ; Brass – trombone, baritone, tuba;
entine. Students will learn how to temper choco-         voice; theory & musicianship; group piano; com-
late and make an assortment of “sweets for their         position; and conducting.
Sweet.”
                                                         For classes taught by community teachers:
DATE: Tuesday, Feb. 12 (1 day)                           30 minutes ..............................................$72.00
TIME: 5-7 p.m.            COST: $50                      45 minutes ............................................$108.00
INSTRUCTOR: Brandon Thrash                               60 minutes ............................................$144.00

                                                         For classes taught by TC faculty:
                                                         30 minutes ............................................$115.00
 DANCE/MUSIC                                             45 minutes ............................................$172.50
                                                         60 minutes ............................................$230.00
BALLROOM DANCE
Learn the basics of the fox trot, waltz and rumba
and more with emphasis on lead and follow tech-           NEW        EXPERIENCE OPERA
niques, music interpretation, timing and styling.        Opera – originally the entertainment of royalty,
                                                         now available to everyone. This 6-week class will
DATES: Thursdays, Feb. 7-March 16 (6 wks)                explore the glamorous and exciting world of op-
No class March 11-14                                     era and musical theater, looking at the develop-
TIME: 6-7 p.m.           COST: $40                       ment of opera as a musical form by experiencing
INSTRUCTOR: Bethany Hanna                                specific works. We will watch examples and ex-
                                                         cerpts on state-of-the-art Blu-Ray projection and
                                                         Bose audio sound equipment. We will also pro-
COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE I                                  vide background information on the operas being
Do you enjoy country and western music? Then             broadcast live to our local movie theater from the
join us in this fun-filled class and learn the popular   Metropolitan Opera in NYC this spring.
Cotton-Eyed Joe, two-step, three-step, shuffle,
waltz, line dances and many more.                        DATES: Thursdays, Feb. 21-Apr. 11 (6 wks)
                                                         No class March 14
DATES: Mondays, Jan. 28-Feb. 18 (4 wks)                  TIME: 6-8 p.m.           COST: $40
       Mondays, Feb. 25-Mar. 25 (4 wks)                  INSTRUCTOR: Celia Richardson
TIME:  7-8 p.m.         COST: $40
INSTRUCTORS: Francis/Taylor

                                                          GARDENING
COUNTRY WESTERN II                                        & L ANDSCAPE
A continuation of C/W I. Participants will further
develop the basic steps with emphasis placed             BUTTERFLIES OF THE ARK-LA-TEX
on turns. New dances will also be introduced.            Discover the fascinating world of butterflies in the
COUPLES ONLY.                                            Ark-La-Tex. Course covers the amazing life cycle,
                                                         identification of some beautiful local species, and
DATES: Mondays, Feb. 25-March 18 (3 wks)                 the plants they need to survive. Class includes
TIME: 8-9 p.m.          COST: $40                        a “Raising Kit” for each student containing three
INSTRUCTOR: Francis/Taylor                               caterpillars and artificial diet, and raising and re-
                                                         lease instructions. Classes prior to April 15 will
                                                         include certificates redeemable April 15.
COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL
Texarkana College Community Music School is              DATES: MW, Jan. 14 & 16 (1 wk.)
an important part of the music department at
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COMMUNIT Y SERVICE
         MW, Jan. 28 & 30 (1 wk.)                    DOG GROOMING
         MW, Feb. 11 & 13 (1 wk.)                    For those with little or no prior experience who
         MW, Feb. 25 & 27 (1 wk.)                    want to groom their own dogs with a profes-
         MW, Mar. 18 & 20 (1 wk.)                    sional flair, or for the pro wanting to learn more.
         MW, Mar. 25 & 27 (1 wk.)                    Individual instruction based on each person’s skill
         MW, Apr. 8 & 10 (1 wk.)                     level. Course includes: bathing, nail and ear care,
         MW, Apr. 22 & 24 (1 wk.)                    health care, rough clipper work and finished scis-
         MW, May 6 & 8 (1 wk.)                       sor work. The instructional content of this course
         MW, May 20 & 22 (1 wk.)                     is designed for any breed of dog. You may bring
TIME: 6:30-8 p.m. COST: $45                          your dog to class, but NOT on the first night of
INSTRUCTOR: Eva Watson                               instruction.

                                                     DATES: Mondays, Feb. 4-25 (4 wks)
                                                     TIME: 6-9 p.m.          COST: $90
 GENERAL INTEREST                                    INSTRUCTOR: Judy Head
         ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS,
 NEW
         1ST THROUGH 3RD GRADE!
                                                     CALLIGRAPHY
Come explore the joy of acting and the theatre!
                                                     The art of lettering can be used to create beautiful
Interaction, collaboration, scene study – have fun
                                                     and inexpensive gifts. It is used for weddings, po-
learning the basics of the acting craft, develop-
                                                     ems, and quotes. The beauty of the written script
ing characters and learning what the theatre is
                                                     stands out and lets people know you’ve taken
all about! The class will culminate in a Showcase
                                                     the time to create a beautiful work just for them.
Production for friends and family. Located in the
                                                     The written word makes a difference. This six-
Humanities Building, Music Hall.
                                                     week course will include a full upper and lower
                                                     case alphabet with numbers. Lines and alphabet
DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 31-Mar. 7 (6 wks)
                                                     will provided. Students will need to bring tracing
TIME: 4-6 p.m.           COST: $60
                                                     paper and a felt tip pen to class.
INSTRUCTOR: Michael Cooper
                                                     DATES: Tuesdays, Jan. 29-Mar. 5 (6 wks)
                                                     TIME: 6-8 p.m.           COST: $40
 NEW
         ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS,                    INSTRUCTOR: Carole Berry
         4th THROUGH 6th GRADE!
Come explore the joy of acting and the theatre!
Interaction, collaboration, scene study – have fun             ENGLISH AS A SECOND
learning the basics of the acting craft, develop-     NEW
                                                               LANGUAGE
ing characters and learning what the theatre is
                                                     The ESL Program offers different instructional
all about! The class will culminate in a Showcase
                                                     levels of English to speakers of other languages.
Production for friends and family! Located in the
                                                     The skills encompassed in this six week course
Humanities Building, Music Hall.
                                                     include integrated speaking, grammar, vocabu-
DATES: Thursdays, April 4-May 9
                                                     lary, pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing.
TIME: 4-6 p.m.                COST: $60
INSTRUCTOR: Michael Cooper
                                                     DATES: Mondays, Jan. 7-Feb. 18 (6 wks)
                                                     No class on Jan. 21
                                                     TIME: 6-8 p.m.           COST: $60
BUDGET EVENT AND WEDDING                             INSTRUCTOR: Nicki Mizell
PLANNING
This course will make the trade secrets of event
planning at your disposal. The websites and the      HUNTER EDUCATION
inside information to events and wedding plan-       By completing this course, you will obtain Hunter
ning you always wanted to know about. Ever           Education certification recognized in any state.
considered a career in professional partying?        Mandatory in Texas for anyone born after Sep-
This course will teach you a few tips and tricks     tember 2, 1971. Minimum age is 9 years old.
to make all your gatherings stress free, from the    DATES: TTh, April 9-18 (4 nights)
family barbeque to the rehearsal dinner for your     TIME: 6-9 p.m.              COST: $30
son’s wedding. We will design a simple center-       INSTRUCTOR: Charles Snowden
piece and provide additional information on money
saving tips and ideas.
                                                      NEW      LAND THAT JOB!
DATE: Saturday, March 9 (1 day)
                                                     So, you want a job but do not know how to stand
TIME: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.      COST: $80
                                                     out from the crowd? Come join us as we learn
INSTRUCTOR: Michelle Poteete
                                                     tips on how to interview and present the image

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YOU want to sell to potential employers. After this   PARALEGAL STUDIES
two-hour workshop, you will walk away with the        This course is available to students who wish to
resources and skills necessary to land the job you    build upon their knowledge of the legal system
have been waiting for. Topics will include proper     and paralegal studies with classes in specialized
communication skills, time management, dress-         facets of current law. Your study and concentra-
ing for success, and finding out what employers       tion on substantively specific materials will enable
want in an employee.                                  you to gain a strong competitive edge over other
                                                      paralegals. The additional training gained through
DATES: Saturday, Jan. 12 (1 day)                      participation in these classes will embellish your
         Saturday, Feb. 9 (1 day)                     legal knowledge and skills, which in turn will as-
         Saturday, Mar. 23 (1 day)                    sist you in handling your own legal matters. Top-
TIME: 9-11 a.m.             COST: $20                 ics covered in this course include, but are not lim-
INSTRUCTOR: Elaine Chriestenson                       ited to, elder law, guardianship and probate law;
                                                      family law (including divorce, annulments, sepa-
                                                      ration, custody, child support, protective orders),
LET’S TALK ABOUT KIDS                                 personal injury claims (with emphasis placed on
Divorce is a painful experience for children of all   insurance – what type you need and what type to
ages. Most parents want to make good decisions        avoid), real estate law, criminal law, and litigation
and provide a healthy atmosphere for their chil-      of business matters, malpractice, and juvenile
dren but struggle with their own intense feelings     matters. This course will provide an overview of
of sadness, anger, resentment and stress. As a        bankruptcy, foreclosure and credit problems that
result, children often get caught in the middle of    affect a large segment of our population today.
their parents’ conflict. This four-hour course pro-   Students who successfully complete the 10-
vides information to divorcing adults about the       week course will receive a Certificate of Comple-
effects of divorce and strategies for minimizing      tion from The Honorable W. Kelvin Wyrick, who
those effects on children. The seminar is open to     has recently served as a Circuit Judge in Miller
all adults who are concerned with parental sepa-      and Lafayette counties in Arkansas.
ration.                                               DATES: Saturdays, Jan. 12-April 27 (10 wks)
                                                      (No class March 17)
DATES: Saturday, Jan. 12 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (1 day)      TIME: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.           COST: $799
        Thursday, Feb. 7 | 6-9 p.m. (1 day)           INSTRUCTOR: Judge W. Kelvin Wyrick
        Saturday, Mar. 9 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (1 day)
        Thursday, Apr. 11 | 6-9 p.m. (1 day)
        Saturday, May 18 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (1 day)      RETIREMENT SOLUTIONS
        Thursday, June 20 | 6-9 p.m. (1 day)          For people who are thinking about retiring or who
        Saturday, July 13 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (1 day)     have retired. Learn retirement plan distribution
        Thursday, Aug. 15 | 6-9 p.m. (1 day)          options and how to manage income and expens-
        Saturday, Sept. 14 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (1 day)    es during retirement.
        Thursday, Oct. 17 | 6-9 p.m. (1 day)
        Saturday, Nov. 16 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (1 day)     DATE: Thursday, April 11 (1 day)
        Thursday, Dec 12 | 6-9 p.m. (1 day)           TIME: 6:30-8 p.m.           COST: FREE
COST: $50                                             INSTRUCTOR: Steven Jumper
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Fellers, LCSW

                                                       NEW      SPANISH AT THE WORKPLACE
  NEW MASTERING THE ACT                               This course provides a study of workplace Span-
Do you need a few extra points on your ACT to         ish for non-Spanish speaking employers and em-
win certain scholarships or qualify to get into the   ployees who need to enhance communication
college of your choice? This workshop is for you!     in the workplace, with both colleagues and cus-
We will be presenting a practical hands-on in-        tomers. Emphasis is on oral communication and
struction session. The workshop covers what will      career-specific vocabulary that targets health,
be on the test and how to master the techniques.      business, and/or public service professions.
The workshop is NOT a practice test. It covers
general ideas about the ACT as a whole and the        DATES: TTh, Feb. 12-March 28 (6 wks)
individual sections of English, Math, Reading,        (No class March 12 & 14)
and Science.                                          TIME: 6-8 p.m.           COST: $90
                                                      INSTRUCTOR: Maritza Gonzalez
DATE: Saturday, Jan. 26 (1 day)
TIME: 9 a.m-1 p.m.
COST: $65 (includes ACT Study Book)                             THE DOS AND DON’TS
                                                       NEW
INSTRUCTORS: Amanda Spicer and Stephanie                        OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
Riddle                                                On the job, at church or just among friends, you

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may have been called on to speak but said “no”                  Wednesday, Mar. 20 (1day)
because you felt nervous, unprepared, or just                   Wednesday, Apr. 10 (1 day)
plain frightened. This course will explain the prob-            Wednesday, May 8 (1 day)
lems people have with speaking. It will present        TIME: 3-4:30 p.m.         COST: FREE
several speech exercises so you can work on            INSTRUCTOR: Teresa Pribilski
problems such as clarity, projection, pace, eye
contact and listening. This course is designed
to provide practice elements or correct speech
problems. This course will cover all the basics of      SPORTS/FITNESS
public speaking.
                                                       ADULT SWIM
DATES: Tuesdays, Jan. 15-Apr. 23 (twice a              This three-week course is taught in a two-tiered
month). Meeting dates are: Jan. 15, Jan. 29, Feb.      format and offers adult swimming lessons to any-
12, Feb. 26, March 19, March 26, April 9, April 23     one over the age of 15 who would like to learn the
TIME: 6:30-7:45 p.m.        COST: $75                  basics of swimming. Adult swim:
INSTRUCTOR: Willie F. Williams, Jr.                    •	Provides participants a more comfortable and
                                                         age-appropriate learning atmosphere
                                                       •	Suits the needs of participants who have never
         TEXARKANA COLLEGE                               been in the water to those improving basic skills
 NEW                                                     and techniques
         LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FOR
                                                       •	Classes are split into two groups: Beginner and
         YOUNG WOMEN-SESSION I
                                                         Intermediate. This allows the instructor to work
This one day academy empowers young women
                                                         on different skills and drills within smaller groups.
to focus on who they are and who they want to
be, personally and professionally. Participants
will explore leadership characteristics, discover
                                                       Beginners Group: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
                                                       This class’s primary goal is to give participants
their strengths as a leader, create a vision for
                                                       success with fundamental skills. Participants
the future, and learn the proper etiquette for din-
                                                       learn to float without support and to recover to
ing, interviewing, and dressing for success. This
                                                       a vertical position. This level marks the beginning
engaging and interactive program will provide
                                                       of true locomotion skills. Participants further de-
skills for improving self-confidence, self-esteem,
                                                       velop simultaneous and alternating arm and leg
and leadership abilities. Upon completion of the
                                                       actions on their front and back that lay the foun-
academy, participants will receive a certificate of
                                                       dation for future strokes.
achievement.
                                                       DATES: MW, April 1-Apr. 17 (3 wks)
DATES: Saturday, January 26 (Grades 9-12)
                                                                  MW, April 22-May 8 (3 wks)
         Saturday, February 9 (Grades 5-8)
                                                                  MW, May 13-29 (3 wks)
         Saturday, February 16 (Grades 3-4)
                                                       TIME: 5:30-6:30 p.m.        COST: $55
TIME: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
                                                       INSTRUCTOR: Ray Taylor, American Red Cross
COST: $75 (Lunch will be provided)
                                                       Certified Instructor
INSTRUCTOR: Mary Ellen Young
                                                       Intermediate Group: Stroke Development
 NEW                                                   This class is designed for swimmers to develop
         TOBACCO CESSATION
                                                       confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to
This community-based tobacco cessation course
                                                       improve other aquatic skills. Participants improve
is designed in two 1.5-hour sections. The subject
                                                       their skills and increase their endurance by swim-
matter discussed is the history of tobacco use (or
                                                       ming familiar strokes (front crawl, elementary
how we got here); how we become addicted to
                                                       backstroke, back crawl, and breaststroke) for
tobacco (this is in layman’s terms without a heavy
                                                       great distances. Participants also start to learn
emphasis on neurotransmitters or the entire bi-
                                                       the sidestroke and butterfly. Flip turns on the front
ology of the brain); community smoking trends
                                                       and back are also introduced in this course.
(specific to the particular community); types of
smoking (stress vs. habit and how to identify
                                                       DATES: MW, April 1-17 (3 wks)
which); barriers to quitting; the pros and cons to
                                                                  MW, April 22-May 8 (3 wks)
quitting tobacco; how your body reacts to quit-
                                                                  MW, May 13-29 (3 wks)
ting; acknowledging the withdrawal symptoms;
                                                       TIME: 6:30-7:30 p.m.        COST: $55
what to expect when quitting; tips on quitting;
                                                       INSTRUCTOR: Ray Taylor, American Red Cross
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and other
                                                       Certified Instructor
cessation aids; introduction to the Quit line and
services; and referrals to the Quit line.

DATE:    Wednesday, Jan. 9 (1 day)                     AGE GROUP SWIM WHITE
         Wednesday, Feb. 13 (1 day)                    This swim program is designed for those who
                                                       have had no competitive swim background or
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have just begun to swim competitively. Emphasis         By the end you will be a pro. Step aerobics burns
will be placed on perfecting swim stroke tech-          30-60% more calories than traditional aerobics
niques and starts/turns as competitive swimming         with particular emphasis on hips, thighs, abdomi-
is the objective. Students will be assigned meet-       nals, and buttocks. Ab training and stretching
ing day according to skills. New students must          complete the workout. Patty has over 20 years
have prior approval from coach. Students will           of experience and is certified by ACE for personal
meet twice a week either on TTH or MW, which-           training and group fitness.
ever date is assigned by coach.
                                                        DATES: MW, Jan. 9-Feb.6 (4 wks),
DATES: MW or TTh, Jan. 7-May 6                                  MW, Feb. 18-March 13 (4 wks)
TIME: 4:30-5:30 p.m.    COST: $40/month                         MW, March 25-April 17 (4 wks)
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Vogan                                          MW, April 29-May 22 (4 wks)
                                                        TIME:   6:30-7:30 p.m.
                                                        COST: $35 per 4 weeks
AGE GROUP SWIM RED                                      INSTRUCTOR: Patty Ellis
This swim program is limited to competitive
swimmers who have a desire to compete in an
advanced level.                                         BEGINNER CHEERLEADING (AGES 3-2nd
                                                        GRADE)
DATES: MF, Jan. 7-May 6
DATES: M-F, Jan. 7-May 6                                This course is for those who are interested in the
TIME: 4-5:30 p.m.        COST: $60/month                basics of cheerleading. Cheers, chants, basic
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Vogan                                  stunts and jumps along with a short dance rou-
                                                        tine will make this course exciting.

BABY SWIM                                               DATE: Monday, Jan. 14-Feb. 11 (5 wks)
For babies 1-3 years, the primary focus is for the      TIME: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.   COST: $50
child to become comfortable and relaxed in the          INSTRUCTOR: Kristin Henderson
water, experience buoy, bubble blowing and wa-
ter splashing. Parents or caregivers must be in
pool with child. Swim diaper is mandatory.              GYMNASTICS – ACRO
                                                        For beginning and intermediate students ages
DATES: MW, May 6-22 (3 wks)                             7 and up. Correct techniques in tumbling, floor
TIME:  5:30-6:30 p.m.                                   exercises and balance beam will be stressed.
       6:30-7:30 p.m.                                   Leotards should be worn by girls and shorts with
COST: $50                                               T-shirts by boys. Hair should be secured away
INSTRUCTOR: Connie Long                                 from face (ponytail).
                                                        DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 31 – March 7 (6 wks)
                                                        TIME: 7-8 p.m.             COST: $60
BODYSCULPTING                                           INSTRUCTOR: Katherine Brown
Bodysculpting is an easy to follow exercise class
that increases muscle tone, strength, flexibility,
endurance and balance. Each class, all muscle           GYMNASTICS – TINY TUMBLERS
groups are targeted with even more focus on             For beginning and intermediate students ages
glutes, abs and triceps. Several exercises in-          4-6. Correct techniques in tumbling, floor exer-
crease heart rate for a short duration for a cardio     cises and balance beam will be stressed. Leo-
interval effect. Pilates training is integrated into    tards should be worn by girls and shorts with T-
the ab section. Patty has over 20 years of experi-      shirts by boys. Hair should be secured away from
ence and is certified by ACE for personal training      face (ponytail).
and group fitness.
                                                        DATES: Thursdays, Jan.31-March 7 (6 wks)
DATES: TTh, Jan. 15-Feb. 7 (4 wks),                     TIME: 6-7 p.m.           COST: $60
        TTh, Feb. 19-March 14 (4 wks)                   INSTRUCTOR: Katherine Brown
        TTh, March 26-April 18 (4 wks)
        TTh, April 30-May 23 (4 wks)
TIME:   5:30-6:30 p.m.                                  MARTIAL ARTS
        or 6:30-7:30 p.m.                               Designed for any level student. Techniques in de-
COST: $35 per 4 weeks                                   fensive blocking, and hand and foot striking will
INSTRUCTOR: Patty Ellis                                 be covered. Also includes defense against grab-
                                                        bing by an attacker and the importance of control
                                                        in use of karate. Minimum age 6.
CARDIO STEP PARTY W/ABS
Beginner friendly! At first, learn the steps and then   DATES: MW, Jan. 7-Feb. 13 (6 wks),
progress into putting the steps into combinations.
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         MW, Feb. 18-March 27 (6 wks)                       depth of 8 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object and
         MW, April 1-May 8 (6 wks)                          return to the surface
TIME: 6:30-8 p.m.         COST: $65                       •	Students must be able to tread water for two
INSTRUCTOR: Jay Doolin                                      minutes with their hands above the surface of
                                                            the water

ULTIMATE CARDIOKICKBOXING                                 Items and additional information needed for class:
Are you ready? Experience the most powerful               •	Swimsuit, towel, goggles and swim cap if need-
workout that will change your life. This cardio-            ed, extra change of clothing, pen or pencil, and
vascular training program is performed by using             notebook for notes/classroom work
martial arts and boxing movements that com-               •	All lifeguard courses must have first aid, Car-
bine with fitness and flexibility. It will improve your     diopulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional
strength and endurance while at the same time               Rescuer (CPR) and Automated External Defibril-
help you burn those calories. Feel more confident           lation (AED) training
with your body! SO LET’S DO IT!                           •	First Aid includes recognizing emergencies, pro-
                                                            tecting yourself, prioritizing care, sudden illness,
DATES: MW, Jan. 7-Feb. 13 (6 wks),                          wounds, injuries to muscles, bones and joints,
         MW, Feb. 25-April 10 (6 wks)                       and heat/cold related emergencies
          (No class March 11 & 13)                        •	CPR includes how to help someone who is
         MW, April 15-May 22 (6 wks)                        choking, not breathing or has even had a heart
TIME: 5:30-6:30 p.m.                                        attack. It covers all ages of victims from adults
COST: $80 (per 6-week session)                              to babies.
                                                          •	Note that one Saturday Swim and Clinical Skill
DATES: MWF, Jan. 7-Feb. 15 (6 wks),                         Assessment Day will be scheduled for this
         MWF, Feb. 25-April 12 (6 wks)                      course.
         MWF, April 15-May 24 (6 wks)
TIME: 5:30-6:30 p.m.                                      DATES: Fri/Sat, April 5-20 (3 wks),
COST: $95 (per 6-week session)                                       Fri/Sat, April 26-May 11 (3 wks)
INSTRUCTOR: Olivia Griffin                                           Fri/Sat, May 17-June 1 (3 wks)
                                                          TIME: 6-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
                                                          COST: $300
LADIES AQUATIC MOVE & GROOVE                              INSTRUCTOR: Ray Taylor, American Red Cross
Easy to follow movements set to music designed            Certified Instructor
to burn calories and tone muscles. Class for-
mat/music changes every class. Class taught by
Barby Larey, ACE & SCE Certified Group Fitness            WATER WORKOUT FOR WOMEN
Instructor, Water Aerobic Certified Cooper Clinic.        A brisk low-impact water workout that is de-
                                                          signed for all levels of fitness. Intensity of the
DATES: TTh, Feb. 5-March 21 (6 wks),                      workout depends upon the individual. Class con-
          (No class March 12 & 14)                        sists of aerobics, toning, and stretching.
         TTh, March 26-May 2 (6 wks)
         TTh, May 14-June 20 (6 wks)                      DATES: TTh, Feb. 5-March 18 (6 wks),
TIME: 5:30-6:30 p.m.      COST: $40                                TTh, April 2-May 9 (6 wks)
INSTRUCTOR: Barby Larey                                   TIME: 1-2 p.m.             COST: $40
                                                          INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Hackworth

LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE
This 36-hour course trains candidates (minimum            YOGA
age 16) with the skills and knowledge to prevent          Kripalu Yoga is a practice that revitalizes the body,
and respond to aquatic emergencies at a pool.             calms the mind, and deepens self-awareness.
This course contains activities to prepare candi-         Come experience the many benefits of yoga. All
dates to recognize and respond to emergencies             levels welcome. Taught by Donna Blair, 500-hour
both in the water and on the surrounding deck.            Professional Level Yoga Teacher.

Requirements and prerequisites:                           DATES: MW, Jan. 7-Feb. 27 (6 wks)
•	Students are required to attend all class dates                  MW, March 4-April 17 (6 wks)
  and times listed for each specific class/topic                   MW, April 22-May 29 (6 wks)
•	Students must arrive 10 minutes prior to each           TIME: 6-7:30 p.m.         COST: $110
  scheduled class                                         INSTRUCTOR: Donna Blair
•	Students must complete a 300-yard swim, us-
  ing the stroke of their choice
•	Students must complete a service dive to a

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 NEW     YOGA/PILATES                               REPAIRING DRYWALL
Sculpt, strengthen and stretch your body with       You’ve had that hole in your drywall for HOW
a mixture of standing and mat Pilates and Yoga      long? Maybe it’s time to just fix it yourself. You’ll
sequences. Pilates focuses on strengthening the     learn that fixing holes is easy and that a little
core muscles of the abdominals, hips and back       patience and a lot of sandpaper go a long way
which not only leads to better posture but also     towards the perfect patch. In this class you will
increases your flexibility and strength.            learn how to repair everything from a small crack
                                                    to a large hole.
DATES: TTh, Jan. 15-March 21 (10 wks)
         TTh, March 26-May 30 (10 wks)              DATE: Wednesday, March 6 (1 day)
TIME: 4-5 p.m.           COST: $63                  TIME: 6-9 p.m.          COST: $45
INSTRUCTOR: Melissa Keil                            INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette



 D O - I T - YO U R S E L F                         TILE INSTALLATION
                                                    Tile installation is a rewarding and money sav-
 H O M E R E PA I R S                               ing job that any homeowner or do-it-yourselfer
                                                    shouldn’t hesitate to attempt. Students will dis-
CABINET CONSTRUCTION                                cuss preparing the surface, installing the tile and
Students begin by learning how to design and        grouting.
build basic box cabinets. Other topics include
standard cabinet sizes and specifications, types    DATE: Wednesday, March 27 (1 day)
of lumber and sheet material, basic terminology,    TIME: 6-9 p.m.          COST: $75
joinery techniques and safety operations.           INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette

DATES: WTh, January 30-31 (2 days)
TIME: 6-9 p.m.          COST: $80                   WALL TEXTURE
INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette                           A few basic tools, a bucket of mud, and some
                                                    drywall are all you need to get started right away.
                                                    Don’t be afraid to give it a try. A little bit of practice
DOOR & WINDOW INSTALLATION                          and you’ll find yourself finishing up your texturing
This course will teach you the special skills and   project quickly. You’ll discover a wide variety of
techniques to make sure that your doors and         methods and instruction. Texturing drywall is ex-
windows are installed properly so that they         cellent food for feeding the “do-it-yourself” spirit.
are plumb, level, properly positioned, weather      It’s definitely a lot of work, but its good messy
stripped, and insulated.                            fun….and very rewarding in the end.

DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 16 (1 day)                    DATE: Thursday, April 4, (1 day)
TIME: 6-9 p.m.           COST: $50                  TIME: 6-9 p.m.              COST: $45
INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette                           INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette


ELECTRICAL BASICS                                   TRIM YOUR HOME
This course provides a basic conceptual under-      With a few basic carpentry tools and a little pa-
standing of basic electrical concepts, including    tience, you can trim out a room in a weekend.
electrical measurements, basic safety concepts,     With a little practice, you can master the two-key
and an understanding of how common electrical       trim techniques, mitering and coping.
components work.
                                                    DATE: Wednesday, April 17 (1 day)
DATE: Wednesday, Feb. 13 (1 day)                    TIME: 6-9 p.m.            COST: $75
TIME: 6-9 p.m.           COST: $45                  INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette
INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette


GENERAL FRAMING                                        REGISTER EARLY!
The general framing class will cover introductory
elements of framing. Students will learn about                   Many classes have
framing tools, mat types, mat cutting techniques,       L I M I T E D E N RO L L M E N T,
joining frames and using templates.
                                                           and all classes have minimum
DATES: WTh, February 27-28 (2 days)                              enrollment needs.
TIME: 6-9 p.m.           COST: $75
INSTRUCTOR: Casey Boyette
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ALLIED HEALTH
Financial assistance is available for students who may qualify by contacting
Texas Workforce Commission at (903) 794-4163 if you are a Texas resident
or the Arkansas Workforce Commission at (870) 216-4011 if you are an Ar-
kansas resident.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES                                          •	Immunization Record that includes a series of three
Students will learn about medical office procedures                  Hepitis B vaccinations.
including appointment scheduling, medical records                  •	 or a Certified Nurse Aide Test.
creation and maintenance, interpersonal communi-                   •	Texas State Examination fee of $93
cations, financial processes, coding, billing, collect-
ing, third party reimbursement, credit arrangements,               The above health related requirements can be com-
and computer use in the medical office.                            pleted at your Healthcare Express for $75. The fees
                                                                   for health exams, background check and required
DATES: MW, March 4-May 1 (8 wks)                                   testing fee is NOT included in the cost of tuition.
TIME: 6-9 p.m.
COST: $500 (Includes books/workbook)                               DATE: MTW, March 19-May 3 (7 wks)
INSTRUCTOR: Vickie Brown                                           Clinical rotations available on alternating Thursday
                                                                   p.m. & Saturday a.m. for the duration of the course.
                                                                   TIME: 6-9 p.m.                 COST: $650
CERTIFIED CODING ASSOCIATE (CCA)                                   INSTRUCTOR: Sandra Jones, LPN
PREP COURSE ICD9 & CPT
This course will cover applications of basic coding
rules, principles, guidelines and conventions and                  COMPUTER, AN INTRODUCTION FOR LVN
will help students pass the CCA exam through the                   STUDENTS
American Health Information Association (AHIMA).                   This five-hour course will acquaint students with
Either Medical Terminology or Anatomy/Physiology                   basic computer functions. Course meets minimum
course is required before enrollment.                              required computer hours of LVN nursing students.
                                                                   NO DOOR REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 17-May 16 (17 wks)                          PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Enroll early --
TIME: 6-9:30 p.m.                                                  space is limited.
COST: $700 (includes textbooks)                                    DATE: Saturday, Jan. 19
INSTRUCTOR: Gabrielle Nunley, RHIA                                 TIME: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.          COST: $35
                                                                   INSTRUCTOR: Diana Patterson Kinsey

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE COURSE
The Certified Nurse Aide Course at Texarkana Col-                  DENTAL ASSISTING
lege is a course designed to prepare students to take              The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for
the state certification test with National Association             entry level positions in one of the fastest growing
of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). This 87                 health care positions: Dental Assisting. The Dental
hour course prepares entry level nursing assistants                Assisting program will cover key areas and topics
to achieve a level of knowledge, skills and abilities              exposing the student to both classroom and hands-
essential to provide basic care to patients and/or                 on instruction. The classroom instruction reviews the
residents of hospitals, assisted living and long-term              necessary anatomy, terminology, legal and ethical
care facilities as patient care technicians or home-               issues as well as the policy and guidelines neces-
                                                                   sary to understanding the scope of practice and the
health aide. The course consists of 63 classroom
                                                                   practical aspects of dental assisting. Topics include
theory and lab instruction, and 24 hours of clinical
                                                                   instrument identification, equipment maintenance,
experience.                                                        tooth structure and oral cavity anatomy, dental an-
                                                                   esthesia, sterilization, and charting. The student will
The following is required to register for the course               learn the steps necessary to assisting the dentist
and participants must present documentation before                 while providing quality dental care within the com-
acceptance. A current:                                             munity. Program includes review of tooth charting,
•	Background check through Pre-check at a cost of                  restorations, bridge implants, bitewing, panograph,
  $48                                                              and periapical x-ray and the mixing of dental ce-
•	physical examination,                                            ments. Additionally, this 100 contact hour course in-
•	drug test                                                        cludes a CPR certification course and covers the rel-
•	TB screening                                                     evant material necessary to prepare students to take


           Texarkana College is an approved provider of continu-             Money received for American Heart Association ap-
           ing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Associa-                proved courses does not go to the American Heart
           tion, an accredited approver by the American Nurses               Association but is utilized for course administration.
           Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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the State of Texas “TSBDE” Dental Assisting exam          Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Tech-
offered throughout the State of Texas. THROUGH            nicians will have the opportunity to work in work
A DENTAL OFFICE SETTING, STUDENTS WILL                    hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community
ALSO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN HOW                    pharmacies and other health care settings - work-
TO PERFORM VARIOUS X-RAYS INCLUDING THE                   ing under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
FULL MOUTH SERIES X-RAY.                                  Course content includes terminology specific to the
                                                          pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions
DATES: TTh, Jan. 22-May 23 (17 wks)                       and defining drugs by generic and brand names.
TIME: 6-9 p.m.                                            Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow
COST: $1799 (includes books)                              rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dis-
INSTRUCTOR: Mary Ann Jordan, RDA                          pensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing
                                                          and reimbursement. 60 contact hours.

MEDICATION AIDE FOR LONG TERM CARE                        DATES: MW, Feb. 25-May 9 (10 wks)
This 156-hour course for Texas and 168 hours for          TIME: 6-9 p.m.
Arkansas participants was designed according to           COST: $999 (includes textbook)
the specifications for approval by the Texas Depart-      INSTRUCTOR: Tammy Cochran, RN, BSN, CPhT
ment of Human Services and the Arkansas State
Board of Nursing. Persons must be 18 years of age,
with a high school diploma or GED, currently work-        CPR/BLS/FIRST AID
ing as a Nurse Aide in a Texas or Arkansas licensed
nursing home facility and on the Nurse Aide Registry,     Courses at RRAD will be conducted at the Tex-
or for Texas only, be a non-licensed, direct care staff   America, Texarkana College Building at the old main
person working in a resident care home or prison for      gate. All other courses held on the Texarkana Col-
at least 90 days prior to enrollment. Some clinical       lege Campus.
time is required in the nursing home setting.
                                                          ACLS: ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT
DATES: MTTh & some Saturdays,                             Two day course will develop skills and knowledge
Jan. 17-Apr. 19 (13 wks)                                  relevant to the practice of pre-hospital and hospi-
TIME: 4:30-8:30 p.m.     COST: $550                       tal personnel in cardiac management. Current 2010
INSTRUCTOR: Audrey Westergreen, RN                        AHA guidelines taught. PRE-ASSESSMENT TEST
                                                          REQUIRED PRIOR TO COURSE. Current BLS AHA
                                                          card recommended. MUST BRING ACLS BOOK TO
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION – BASIC                             CLASS.
Teaches fundamentals of transcription of medi-
cal data including medical terminology, ethical and       DATES:
legal considerations, medical history and physi-          MT      Feb.18-19          8 a.m.-5 p.m.
cal records, radiology, operative reports, pathology      MT      March 25-26        8 a.m.-5 p.m.
and discharge procedures. Students use dictation          WTh     April 24-25        8 a.m.-5 p.m.
equipment to transcribe medical data using a com-         MT      May 20-21          8 a.m.-5 p.m.
puter. Basic computer and keyboard skills recom-          COST: $185 (includes book and AHA Card)
mended. Fee includes MRMT 1002.

DATES: Saturday, Jan. 12-March 30 (11 wks)                ACLS RENEWAL
TIME: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.       COST: $125                      This course is available for those who have current
INSTRUCTOR: Vickie Brown                                  ACLS recognition from the American Heart Associa-
                                                          tion. Current 2010 guidelines taught. PRE COURSE
                                                          ASSESSMENT TEST REQUIRED. Current BLS
NCLEX-RN                                                  AHA card recommended. Must bring ACLS book
For graduate nurses to prepare for state board ex-        to class.
ams. Includes book and diagnostic test. MUST EN-          DATES:
ROLL WITH NURSING ED. CONSULTANTS. NOT                    Mon.       Jan. 28             8 a.m.-4 p.m.
TEXARKANA COLLEGE. For enrollment cost call               Wed.       Feb. 27             8 a.m.-4 p.m.
1-800-933-PASS.                                           WTh        March 20-21         6-9:30 p.m.
                                                          Sat.       March 2             8 a.m.-4 p.m. (RRAD)
DATES: MTW, May 29-31                                     Mon.       April 22            8 a.m.-4 p.m.
TIME: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.                                       Tues.      May 7               8 a.m.-4 p.m.
INSTRUCTOR: Nursing Education Consultants -               COST: $155 (includes book and AHA card)
Dallas Texas

                                                          ACLS EP: EXPERIENCED PROVIDER
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM                               This 1 day ACLS renewal is designed for those
Comprehensive 60-hour course will prepare stu-            providers wanting to increase their depth of under-
dents to enter the pharmacy field and students to         standing with more complicated and special resusci-
enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy
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tation situations. The morning will include the usual     Sat.    Feb. 9             8 a.m.-4 p.m. (RRAD)
ACLS mega code and written tests afternoon will           Sat.    Feb. 16            8 a.m.-4 p.m.
review special resuscitating situations. No written EP    WTh     March 6-7          6-9:30 p.m. (RRAD)
final exam required. Regular ACLS pre-course as-          Sat.    March 23 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
sessment test required prior to class. Must use EP        Sat.    April 20           8 a.m.-4 p.m.
textbook.                                                 Sat.    May 11             8 a.m.-4 p.m.
                                                          MW      May 20-22          6-9:30 p.m.
DATE: TBA                                                 COST: $60 (includes book and AHA card)
TIME: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
COST: $175 (includes ACLS-EP book, ACLS book
and AHA card)                                             FIRST AID ADULT WITH CPR/AED
INSTRUCTOR: James Pappas, LP, NREMT-P,                    Provides adult first aid and CPR for those working
CCEMT-P                                                   in industry, public schools and others. AHA guide-
                                                          lines taught. AHA card good for 2 years. No door
                                                          registration.
CPR: BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
Designed for the medical person and will be taught        DATES:
according to the guidelines of the American Heart         Tues.    Jan. 15            8 a.m.-4 p.m. (RRAD)
Association. NO DOOR REGISTRATION.                        Wed.     March 27 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (RRAD)
                                                          Sat.     April 13           8 a.m.-4 p.m. (RRAD)
DATES:                                                    COST:    $60 (includes book and AHA card)
Sat.    Jan. 12            8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mon.    Jan. 14            5:30-10 p.m. (RRAD)
Sat.    Jan. 19            8 a.m.-1 p.m.                  BLS/HS CPR INSTRUCTOR
Sat.    Feb. 2             8 a.m.-1 p.m.                  Course is designed to prepare those interested in
Wed.    Feb. 13            5:30-10 p.m. (RRAD)            teaching American Heart Association courses. Pre-
Sat.    Feb. 23            8 a.m.-1 p.m.                  requisites and exit criteria available upon request.
Sat.    March 9            8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sat.    April 6            8 a.m.-1 p.m.                  DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 30
Sat.    May 4              8 a.m.-1 p.m.                  TIME: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sat.    May 18             8 a.m.-1 p.m. (RRAD)           COST: $175 (includes books)
Sat.    May 25             8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thurs. May 30              5:30-10 p.m.
COST: $65 (includes book and AHA card)                    EMT
                                                          EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER
CPR: BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER                              Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Course
RENEWAL                                                   (ECA/1st Responder) for emergency responders
For those who have previously been trained in BLS         at the basic level prior to the ambulance arrival.
with the American Heart Association and have a            Includes Health Care Provider CPR recognition
current BLS card. 2010 Guidelines taught. NO              through AHA and the opportunity to take National
DOOR REGISTRATION.                                        Registry EMR exam available upon successful com-
                                                          pletion.
DATES:
Sat.    Jan. 12            2-6 p.m.                       DATES: TTh, April 9-June 13 (9 wks)
Sat.    Jan. 19            2-6 p.m.                       TIME: 6-10 p.m.
Sat.    Feb. 2             2-6 p.m.                       COST: $180 (includes book)
Wed.    Feb. 20            6-10 p.m.                      INSTRUCTOR: James Pappas, LP
Tues.   March 5            6-10 p.m. (RRAD)
Sat.    March 9            2-6 p.m.
Sat.    April 6            2-6 p.m.                       EMT – EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
Wed.    April 24           6-10 p.m.                      TRANSITION (REFRESHER)
Sat.    May 4              2-6 p.m.                       This course is recognized by the Arkansas Dept. of
Sat.    May 18             2-6 p.m. (RRAD)                Health, National Registry and Texas Dept. of Health
COST: $55 (includes book and AHA card)                    as continuing education hours for EMTs on required
                                                          topics for relicensure. In order to accommodate stu-
                                                          dents work schedules, this class is offered on Tues-
FIRST AID PEDIATRIC WITH CPR/AED                          day at Texarkana College and Thursday at LifeNet
Provides first aid and adult & pediatric CPR for child-   EMS. Students are only required to meet once a
care providers, teachers and others. AHA guidelines       week, either Tuesday or Thursday. According to
taught. NO DOOR REGISTRATION.                             one’s work schedule a student may choose to meet
                                                          Tuesday on one week and Thursday on another
DATES:                                                    week.
Sat.   Jan. 26                 8 a.m.-4 p.m.              (continue for date, time and cost information)

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DATES: Tuesdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 12                            Nurses, MFTs, EMTs, and Probation Officers.
TIME: 6-10 p.m.           COST: $65
INSTRUCTOR: James Pappas, LP                               DATE: Friday, March 1
LOCATION: Texarkana College                                TIME: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.           COST: $70

DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 14
TIME: 6-10 p.m.            COST: $65                       CARING FOR THE OLDER ADULT
INSTRUCTOR: Jarrod Nall, LP                                This is the 9th annual symposium sponsored by
LOCATION: Life Net                                         TRCOA targeted to physicians, nurses, pharma-
                                                           cists, SWs, RTs and other health care professionals.
                                                           DATE: TBA
PARAMEDIC TRANSITION (REFRESHER)                           COST: $20 Providers / No senior citizens discount
This course is recognized by the Arkansas Dept. of         INSTRUCTOR: Symposium
Health, National Registry and Texas Dept. of Health
as continuing education hours for Paramedics on re-
quired topics for relicensure. In order to accommo-        DENTAL UPDATE 2013
date students work schedules, this class is offered        This seminar is designed for dental hygienists, den-
on Tuesday at Texarkana College and Thursday at            tists, dental assistants and others who would like to
LifeNet. Students are only required to meet once           know more on dental treatment and care. Approved
a week, either Tuesday or Thursday. According to           by Texas Academy of General Dentistry.
one’s work schedule a student may choose to meet
Tuesday on one week and Thursday on another                DATE: April (day & number of contact hours TBA)
week.                                                      TIME: 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
                                                           COST: $80 (Includes handouts and certificate)
DATES: Tuesdays, Jan. 8-March 26
TIME: 6-10 p.m.            COST: $100
INSTRUCTOR: James Pappas, LP                               MEDICATION AIDE UPDATE 2013
LOCATION: Texarkana College                                Fulfills the annual education renewal requirements
                                                           for the Certified Medication Aide. Medication Aide
DATES: Thursdays, Jan. 10-March 28                         renewal is by issue date of birth date. The other
TIME: 6-10 p.m.            COST: $100                      Update offered in June 2010. Arkansas and Texas
INSTRUCTOR: Jarrod Nall, LP                                Approved.
LOCATION: Life Net
                                                           DATE: Saturday, January (day to be announced)
                                                                           January 12
                                                           TIME: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. COST: $35
EMT C.E. TOPICS                                            INSTRUCTOR:        Sharon Kersey, MSN, RN
EMTs, EMT-Is, and Paramedics will have the op-
portunity through this offering to attend selected re-
quired topics and additional elective topics through       MENTAL HEALTH UPDATE 2013
the academic credit initial EMT and Paramedic              This seminar is designed for social workers, coun-
courses and refresher courses. Participants can en-        selors, nurses, mental health technicians, LPCs
roll anytime during the semester.                          and nursing home personnel and all mental health
                                                           professionals. The topics will include areas of need
DATES: Begins Jan. 8                                       identified by Mental Health Update Planning Com-
TIME: TBA              COST: $65                           mittee. All approvals to be requested that apply to
INSTRUCTOR: James Pappas, LP                               the topics selected.

                                                           DATES: April 11 & 12
SEMINARS                                                   TIME: 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
                                                           COST: $50 per day or $90 for 2 days
AFTER EFFECTS OF CHILDHOOD                                 ($20/day full-time student rate or $25 for 2 days, no
                                                           ($25/day full-time student rate or $30 for 2 days, no
TRAUMA AND THE RECOVERY PROCESS                            certificate)
                                                           certificate)
This one-day seminar will provide knowledge and            INSTRUCTOR: Symposium
skills in the area of Trauma Recovery. The latest sta-
tistics report that 1 out of 3 women and 1 out of
6 men will experience some form of sexual abuse            RESPIRATORY THERAPY SEMINAR
by the age of 18. As professionals, it is valuable to      This one day seminar is designed to update respira-
develop a greater understanding of how trauma im-          tory therapist, nurses and other healthcare profes-
pacts our clients, and learn the best practices to treat   sionals in the most current treatment for respiratory
abuse survivors. You will leave with increased com-        care.
passion for abuse survivors and some various tools
that will assist you in helping your clients to recover    DATE: TBA
from traumatic and abusive childhood experiences.          TIME: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
This seminar will be beneficial for the LPCs, LCSWs,       INSTRUCTOR: Symposium

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                   T E X A R K A N A C O L L E G E R E G I S T R AT I O N F O R M

 Name (Last, First, MI):                                     Social Security #:

 Street Address:                                             Home Phone:

 City:                               State:   Zip:           Work Phone:

 Place of Employment:                                        Birthdate:

 Course Title:                                               Email:

 Starting Date:         Time:                 Fee:

                                                       The following information is required by the
 2nd choice if 1st choice is full:
                                                       Coordinating Board of the Texas College and
 Course Title                                          University System:


 Starting Date:         Time:                 Fee:     r Male              r Black r White
                                                       r Female            r Asian r Hispanic
 r Senior Discount (60 years or over check here)                           r American Indian
 Call office for discount before writing check                             r Other


                    Make check payable to Texarkana College and send with this form to:
         Texarkana College Continuing Education Division, 2500 N. Robison Rd., Texarkana, TX 75599




T#                                   CRN                     CK                   RECEIPT #


                   T E X A R K A N A C O L L E G E R E G I S T R AT I O N F O R M

 Name (Last, First, MI):                                     Social Security #:

 Street Address:                                             Home Phone:

 City:                               State:   Zip:           Work Phone:

 Place of Employment:                                        Birthdate:

 Course Title:                                               Email:

 Starting Date:         Time:                 Fee:

                                                       The following information is required by the
 2nd choice if 1st choice is full:
                                                       Coordinating Board of the Texas College and
 Course Title                                          University System:


 Starting Date:         Time:                 Fee:     r Male              r Black r White
                                                       r Female            r Asian r Hispanic
 r Senior Discount (60 years or over check here)                           r American Indian
 Call office for discount before writing check                             r Other


                    Make check payable to Texarkana College and send with this form to:
         Texarkana College Continuing Education Division, 2500 N. Robison Rd., Texarkana, TX 75599



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