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					                                                                                UPCOMING CLASSES
                                                                                 REGISTER by calling
                                                                                     308.635.6700
                                                                                  September 16, 2011


Offered at the Harms Advanced
Technology Center…                                           Basic Computer Skills
                                                             (Golden Oldies)
PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT                                      Instructor Bob Kraft
                                                             Date: Tues, Thurs Oct 4-
Decoding Non-Verbal Behavior                                 Oct 27, 2011
8:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm                              Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Date: October 6, 2011
Cost: Chamber Members $25; Non-members $35.00                HATC: B118
The S/G Chamber and WNCC invite you to an entertaining       Cost: $92
and informative workshop with Robin Dreeke. His goal is to   This course is an introductory,
inform you on gaining valuable insights and understanding    hands-on, windows course. It will
of what you see and use in your relationships, and to        be a slow paced course designed for beginners and/or
discover how our egos affect the process of non-verbal       “seasoned” adults. Learn the fundamentals of using
communication.                                               Windows; work with desktop, files, documents and folder
Please register at chamber@scottsbluffgering.net or          management. Learn to use Explorer, how to modify the
308.632.2133 by September 30th.
                                                             desktop work environment, use a customized Control
COMPUTER CLASSES                                             Panel and much more. IDEAL FOR NEW COMPUTER
                                                             USERS!
Quickbooks Basics
Dates: Nov 4, Nov 16, or Nov 18
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
                                                             Introduction to Word (Golden Oldies)
HATC: B120                                Cost: $55          Date: Tuesday, Nov 1-Nov 29, 2011
Are you new to Quickbooks? Would you like to learn how       Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
to set up Quickbooks to make it more effective for you or    HATC: B118                           Cost: $92
your business? Please join us for a full dayclass that       You will learn to create a simple word document, edit and
focuses on the basics of setting up your Quickbooks          proof the document, simple formatting of the text and
software!                                                    pages, as well as creating and working with tables. Ability
                                                             to use the mouse and type (know the keyboard) is
                                                             necessary.
Digital Camera 2 (1 Credit)
Date: Weds, Oct 26-Nov 30, 2011 Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm          Beginning Excel (2007) Instructor Bob Kraft
HATC: B118                            Cost: $92              Date: Thursday, Oct 20 – Nov 17, 2011
Further develop your skills in composing and taking          Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
photographs. You will use advanced composition and           HATC: B120                             Cost: $92
lighting to shoot photography with a digital camera. You     In this class you will be introduced to the basic principles of
will also use ADOBE PHOTOSHOP Elements 8.0 to do             a spreadsheet. You will learn the use of simple formulas
advanced image editing techniques to crop, manipulate,       and formatting.
repair and retouch your photographs.
                                                             Date: Nov 4 and Nov 18               Instructor: Bob Kraft
                                                             Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm                Cost: $92
                                                             In this class you will be introduced to the basic principles of
                                                             a spreadsheet. You will learn the use of simple formulas
                                                             and formatting.
                                                                      If you are at least 60 years, we invite you to
                                                                       join our Gold Card Club! Please request a
                                                                       “gold Card” when you call to register for a
                                                                       credit class. This card entitles you to free
                                                                     tuition (up to 6 credit hours per semester) on
                                                                          WNCC credit classes. (You will still be
                                                                      responsible for fees, materials, and books.

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Excel 2 (2007) Instructor Bob Kraft                              Skype and Picasa
Date: Tues, Thurs Dec 1 – Dec 15, 2011                           Date: Monday, Nov 21,
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm                                            2011
HATC: B121                                Cost: $92              Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
This course will focus on the use of spreadsheet software        HATC: E188
to understand the principles in using complex formulas and       Cost: $40
functions, creating macros, multi-level sorting, filtering       Desktop
data, chart enhancements, and retrieving data on the             videoconferencing is
World Wide Web.                                                  one of the most fun and
                                                                 useful ways to use a
Photoshop I CS4 Instructor Bob Kraft                             computer. With the
Date: Friday, Dec 2 – Dec 9, 2011                                click of a mouse and
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm                                            minimal hardware we can connect with anyone around the
HATC: B118                                Cost: $92              world instantly. Participants explore Skype and Google
This course is an introductory class to Photoshop that will      Video chat and learn how it can help bridge the gap
enable the student to enhance photographs, work with             between them and their particular clientele. Test Skype
graphic elements, layers, and illustrations. The course is       accounts are provided.
designed for Business and Individual Training.                   Picasa is Google’s online storage software. You get
                                                                 enough free space to store 4,000 photos for free with the
Presentation Media (Powerpoint 2007)                             option to buy additional space at a very affordable price.
Date: Monday, Nov 7-Dec 5, 2011 Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm              Using Picasa you can create albums, edit and copy
HATC: B121                            Cost: $92                  images, organize using tags, add locations, and order
This introductory course will focus on the use of                prints from the comfort of your home. Participants also
presentation media software. Students will learn to create       learn how to synchronize their albums so they can share
high quality, visually pleasing informative presentations.       them with others.
They will edit and format slides; work with clip art, pictures   Prerequisite: Sign up for a Google account ahead of time
and Word Art; use drawing tools; work with tables and            and bring your user name and password with you to the
charts, and prepare and run a slide show.                        class. Bring a thumb drive (also called USB flash drive) or
                                                                 memory card and reader with pictures.

SOCIAL MEDIA CLASSES                                             Introduction to Facebook
Intro to Blogging                                                Date: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011             Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Date: Monday, Sept. 19, 2011       Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm           HATC: B120                              Cost: $40
HATC: B120                         Cost: $40                     This session is designed for participants who are brand
Social Media has revolutionized the way we communicate           new to Facebook. During this session, participants learn
and interact with information and with each other. This          how to add a picture to their profile, upload images, update
session will explore how social media has changed                their status, message others, add friends, and use the chat
advertising, schools, and how people connect to one              feature. The pace of the class is fairly slow since it is
another. Participants in this session will set up a blog and     designed for beginners.
add some content and widgets. Future sessions will show
you more apps that can be incorporated into your blog.           Intermediate Facebook
Prerequisite: Sign up for a Google (or preferably Gmail)         Date: Monday, Dec 19, 2011               Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
account ahead of time and bring your user name and               HATC: B120                               Cost: $40
password with you to the session.                                This session is geared toward people who have dabbled in
                                                                 Facebook, but still have lots of questions. The pace of this
                                                                 class will be a little faster than that of the introductory class
Gmail and Google Calendar                                        and we spend time going beyond the basics. Participants
Date: Monday, Oct. 17, 2011        Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
                                                                 will learn how to customize their privacy settings as well.
HATC: B120                         Cost: $40
Gmail is unlike any other email you have ever experienced.
                                                                 Prerequisite: Create a Facebook account prior to class.
It offers more space for free than the average user would
                                                                 It is also recommended that participants who wish to learn
ever need. Participants also learn the basics of Google
                                                                 how to upload pictures bring a flash drive or memory cared
Calendar such as how to create a calendar, share it, add
                                                                 with pictures on it.
events, and reminders. If you are serious about getting
organized and becoming more efficient, then make sure
you add this session to your schedule.
Prerequisite: Sign up for a Gmail account prior to coming
to class and bring your user name and password to the
session.
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FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING                                       REAL ESTATE CONTINUING ED
AWR 148 Crisis Management for School-                          Avoiding
Based Incidents                                                Discrimination in
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011                            Rental Housing
Cost: Free and lunch is provided                               0344R
Sidney Campus, Room 115/116                                    Date: Monday, October 24,
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm                                          2011
Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents –                 Time: 8:30am-11:45am
Partnering Rural Law Enforcement and the Local School          HATC: A108                        Cost: $45
Systems is an eight-hour course designed to educate rural      Make listings more marketable and get buyers off the fence
law enforcement personnel as well as school                    while setting up a lead generation program that won't
administrators and staff on the elements that would allow      require postage or printing! Help buyers and sellers make
for an effective response to school-based emergencies.         better decisions and show them why there may never be a
This class is put on by the Rural Domestic Preparedness        better time to buy a home. This will distinguish you from
Consortium.                                                    your competition and provide a barrier to entry that other
                                                               agents won't be able to duplicate. Discover a point of
Key elements of this course:                                   difference along with the information and tools that will
        Introduction to Incident Planning and                  guarantee 2011 to be a great year.
        Preparedness
        Proactive Threat Mitigation                            Run the Numbers 0718
        Incident Response                                      Date: Monday, October 24, 2011 Time: 1:00pm-4:15pm
        Incident Recovery                                      HATC: A108                            Cost: $45
                                                               You will learn all seven protected classes and be able to
                                                               define "handicap" and "family" according to federal law.
AWR 147 Rail Car Incident Response                             The requirement for reasonable accommodations in rules,
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011                              policies, practices or services and the handling of housing
Cost: Free, and lunch is provided                              for "older persons" will be thoroughly discussed. Education
Alliance Ctr. Community Rooms A&B                              and documentation is the only protection as errors and
Time: 8:00am–5:00pm                                            omissions insurance does not cover Fair Housing or
The Rail Car Incident Response course is an eight-hour,        discrimination charges.
awareness-level training program developed to educate
rural emergency responders on freight rail car incidents       Negotiation Skills for Licensees 0501
involving hazardous materials. This class is put on by the
                                                               Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Time: 8:30am-11:45am
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium.
                                                               HATC: A108                           Cost: $45
                                                               Identify the zones of agreement when negotiating. Identify
                                                               sources of joint gain in determining common ground and
Key elements of this course:
                                                               interest. Discern four ways customers/clients distort reality
        recognizing the chemical being transported and         in the negotiation process and how to overcome these
        the manner in which the chemical must be               distortions with active listening.
        considered in an emergency situation
        identifying the design, construction, components,      License Law and Agency Review 0604R
        and markings of rail tank cars                         Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011         Time: 1:00pm-4:15pm
        determining damage to the car and the potential        HATC: A108                              Cost: $45
        hazard to people, property, and the environment        This is a three hour R course required by the NREC for
        recognizing possible mitigation strategies for         licensed transferees into the State of Nebraska. The
        breached freight cars                                  learning objectives are to identify the areas of violations in
        managing the incident                                  the Nebraska State License Law, recognize the differences
        identifying Federal, state and private sector          in state law from which an agent came and the Nebraska
        resources available to assist in the response effort   Agency Law, acknowledge agency relationships in buyer,
                                                               seller, and dual limited agency, be proficient in completing
                                                               and explaining the Nebraska agency relationship pamphlet
                                                               in a timely manner.




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BNA AND MED AIDE in                                             SOCIAL SECURITY SERIES
                                                                Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
CHADRON, NE                                                     HATC: C139                        Cost: FREE
BNA                                                             The goal is to educate the public on social security
                                                                programs and to provide participants with the tools
Dates:
                                                                necessary to make informed decisions for themselves and
Oct. 4, 6, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
                                                                loved ones.
Nov. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22
                                                                A representative from the Social Security Administration
-All classes on these dates will meet 1:00pm–5:00pm
                                                                will provide you with the tools necessary to make informed
Dates:
                                                                decisions on the following classes:
October 4, 6, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
November 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22
                                                                Disability and Medicare
-All classes on these dates will meet 6:00pm–10:00pm
                                                                October 18, 2011

MED AIDE                                                        Online Filing and Other Electronic Services
Dates:                                                          October 25, 2011
October 1, 15, 29
November 5, 12, 19                                              Representative Payees and Caregivers
8:00 am – 4:30 pm (12:00 - 12:30 lunch)                         November 1, 2011

*Loretta Belknap is the instructor. Those wanting to register   Retirement
can call the Alliance Campus at 1-888-559-9622 or               November 8, 2011
308-763-2002.
                                                                What Every Woman Should Know
*Books for the BNA/Medication Aide classes will                 November 15, 2011
be available for purchase the first night of class.

WORK PLACE SAFETY                                               MISCELLANEOUS
Confined Space Entry                                            Beginning Rapid Spanish (1 credit)
                                                                Dates: October 10,12,13,18,20      Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Dates and Location: Oct 6 – Sidney, Oct. 11 – Alliance, Oct
                                                                HATC:C139                          Cost: $119
20 – Scottsbluff
                                                                Would you like to learn basic Spanish in a fun-filled, stress-
Time: 8:30am – 12:30 pm               Cost: $85
                                                                free environment? This course will start you on the road to
This course helps students recognize serious unforeseen
                                                                speaking Spanish. By employing a variety of learning
hazards by working in a Permit-Required Confined Space
                                                                strategies, Pat Randolph will teach you fundamental
as defined by OSHA 29CFR1910.146.
                                                                vocabulary and grammatical structures, through music,
                                                                visuals, movement, and storytelling. This class is not the
                                                                traditional language or conversation class. Its emphasis is
ELECTRICAL CODE UPDATES                                         on speaking, understanding, and retaining what you have
                                                                learned. It is geared for people who speak little or no
Electric Code Update Class (16 hours)                           Spanish. You will truly be amazed by the amount of
Date: Monday, Nov 7-28, 2011         Time: 5:30pm-9:30pm
                                                                Spanish you will acquire in such a short time and the fun
HATC: B132                           Cost: $70
                                                                you will have doing it.
This course will cover code updates at the national and
state level and is approved for continuing education in both
Nebraska and Wyoming. Nebraska electricians must                Bob Ross Painting Techniques
attend 12 hours and Wyoming electricians must attend 16         Date: Sept 24, Jan 21, Feb 25,
hours. The class will meet on Monday nights for four            March 24, April 21, OR May 19
weeks.                                                          Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
                                                                Cost: $60
                                                                Bob Ross believed that everyone who wanted to paint,
                                                                could paint like a natural with the right tools and a little
                                                                encouragement. Come and experience the joy and
                                                                confidence of painting a beautiful landscape using the
                                                                Ross wet on wet technique.


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Driver’s Education (On-line)
Date: Oct 3, 2011-Feb 17, 2012           Cost: $195
                                                                 UPCOMING TRAINING
This is a state approved driver safety course. Students
eligible must be at least 14 years of age by October 15,         WNCC is now offering Commercial Driver Training (CDL)
2011. There will be a mandatory instructor, parent, student      at the Sidney Campus! The program takes six weeks to
meeting on October 3, 2011 from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the             complete and includes both classroom instruction and
Harm’s Advance Technology Center, 2620 College Park,             behind-the-wheel driving with a professional trainer. For
Scottsbluff, NE. The driving portion of the class will be        more information, call the Sidney Campus at (800) 222-
scheduled during the Spring semester.                            9682.

Exploring the iPad
Date: Monday Nov. 7, 2011
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
HATC: A103                        Cost: $5
Christmas is just around the corner! Take this informative
course to see if you want to purchase an iPad or ask Santa
for one!
This course will explain what an iPad is and what it can
and cannot do. Discuss different categories of apps so you
can see how the iPad can be used. It can be used for
productivity, learning, and entertainment.

Let Your Hands Do the Talking
Date: Thursday Sept 29-Dec 15, 2011
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm                Cost: $50
This course utilizes a practical approach to teaching
vocabulary, grammar, everyday applications of sign
language, and aspects of Deaf Culture. We will work
towards becoming familiar and comfortable with
grammatical features of ASL and body/facial expressions.
This interactive class is for beginners and those who are
looking to refresh their expressive and receptive sign skills.

Intuition and Psychic Awareness
Dates: Monday Oct. 3 or Monday Nov. 7, 2011
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
HATC: A108                              Cost: $20
Spend an evening with an authentic Psychic and author!!
Pam Barber will share her story with you of how the loss of
her daughter brought her to a new intuitive awareness and
ability to conduct psychic readings. Pam encourages
everyone to find the “psychic” within and helps you to learn
to listen to the messages in your own, everyday world.
She is the author of four books on the topic and will
conduct psychic readings for the last two hours of the
session for those who are interested. Bring a friend and
come spend an evening in a whole new “light”.




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