Community Education

 

The Spring 2017 Community Education Course Catalog is now available!

Call 870.612.2082 or email katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu to request a printed brochure.

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Community Education provides a variety of non-credit educational opportunities. Program areas include:

  • Professional Development Classes: Non-credit classes offered for the purpose of developing or improving professional skills. Sample courses include: computer courses and small business seminars. 
  • Personal Enrichment Classes: Non-credit classes taught to enhance skills in language, art, leisure and recreation. 
  • Online Classes: Non-credit classes offered through Education to Go.  Click on ed2go logo ed2go logo for more information!
  • Community Service Classes: Free or nominal cost classes for the benefit of the UACCB community. The classes include Child Care Orientation, Hunter Education and Customer Service Workshops. 
  • Online Certificate Programs:  Boost your productivity by earning certificates by experts in your field!  Visit UGotClass for details!                                    

 

Microsoft Excel Level 2-New!

Mar. 28, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $69

Excel Level 2 covers large workbooks with multiple worksheets, 3D formulas, more advanced formulas for financial, logical and date questions, Excel as a datasheet (database table), including sorting and filtering, charts, comments and hyperlinks. Rhonda Williams Byrd, instructor. UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 222. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email communityed@uaccb.edu.

Microsoft Excel Level 3 – New!

Apr. 11, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m $69  

Excel Level 3 covers how to use Excel for a variety of problem-solving tasks.  Included are using Excel as a database, utilizing conditional formatting, data validation, the Data Table, outlining and subtotaling, Paste Special with calculations, consolidating, programmatic formulas including VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, ISERROR and nested IF statements with AND and OR, and Pivot Tables and Scenarios. Rhonda Williams Byrd, instructor. UACCB Main Campus Bldg, 222. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email communityed@uaccb.edu.

 

ACT Math Prep Course

Apr. 1, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $30

The ACT math prep course is a 4-hour preparatory class that investigates the strategies that enable students to achieve high scores on the math portion of the ACT Exam. The presenter, Greg Fulton, is a math educator with 36 years of teaching experience, including 28 years preparing high school students for a successful ACT experience. The class will be held Saturday, April 1st from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building in room 926. The registration fee is $30. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, email communityed@uaccb.edu or call 870-612-2082.  

 

Boater Education - New!                        

Apr. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE            

Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1986 and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat or sailboat on Arkansas water. To operate a motorboat powered by an engine of 10 horsepower or more, a person must be 12 or older or be under the direct supervision of a person at least 18 years old. To operate a personal watercraft, a person must be 16 or older; be 12 to 15 years old and be under the direct supervision of a person at least 18 years old or be under 12 and be under the direct supervision of a person at least 21 years old. Denis Dunderdale, North Central Regional Education Coordinator instructor. UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 902. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email communityed@uaccb.edu. Registration online is required at the following link: https://register-ed.com/events/view/92118

 

ServSafe Food—2 day training

Apr. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Apr 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $140

The ServSafe program provides food safety training to food service managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Julian Carpenter, instructor. UACCB Independence Hall, 102. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email communityed@uaccb.edu.

 

Wilderness First-Aid

Apr. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $60

Dan Nash, owner of Satori Adventure and Expeditions, teaches a condensed version of the general two-day wilderness first aid class that is centered around the most common injuries and medical issues that may arise while in the wilderness. Unlike many other wilderness first aid classes, Dan takes this class a step further in providing practical exercises that not only cover the diagnosing and treating of patients but also the evacuation if necessary. Students will need to bring their first aid kit, along with other items that they would normally take with them on a day trip, such as trekking poles, rain gear, survival kit, water, extra clothing, etc. The class will be 8 hours in length and consist of 5 hours of classroom and 3 hours of practical exercises. During the practical exercises, students will use what they have available to build litters, splints and learn to extract patients. UACCB Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 902. To learn more about Dan’s classes, visit www.hikingtheozarks.com. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email communityed@uaccb.edu.

 

Life Skills 101

Apr. 20-May 25, 6-8 p.m. $225

This 12-hour course includes a variety of life skills including decision-making, critical thinking and problem solving, goal setting, life and stress management, budgeting and maintaining a home, staying positive in a negative world, assertiveness and more. Dr. Edward Myers and Angela Davis, instructors. Thursdays, 6 sessions. UACCB Row Johns Bldg, 802. For more information or to register, email workforce@uaccb.edu or call 870.612.2080.

 

Engineering Camp, June 19-23

Current 5th - 6th graders

Click here for Discover Engineering application

Current 7th - 8th graders

Click here for Explore Engineering application

 


Kids' College 2017 - "Blast Off to Kids' College!"

 

Week 1 – Entering Grades 1-3, July 10-14

Click here for entering Grades 1 - 3

Week 2 – Entering Grades 4-6, July 17-21

Click here for entering Grades 4-6

Scholarships

Donate to Kids' College scholarships!

To sponsor a child for Kids' College, make donation payable to UACCB FOUNDATION, P.O. Box 3350, Batesville AR 72503. Be sure to write "Kids' College Sponsorship" on your payment. For more information, contact the UACCB Foundation here. Information about our next Kids' College will be available April 2017.

Interested in teaching Kids' College? 

Download a course proposal below!


Complete Beekeeping Short Course – New!                

Sept. 11, 18, 25, 6-9 p.m., Mondays, FREE

This three-part class will cover everything a novice needs to know to begin keeping honey bees safely and successfully. New information is presented each session, building on the previous classes, so plan to attend all three.  Course will be taught by Jon Zawislak, a UA Extension entomologist and Master Beekeeper, with nearly 20 years of experience working with bees. Nursing Allied Health Bldg, 902. For more information or to register, call 870.612.2082 or email communityed@uaccb.edu.


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Community Education Personnel

Katrina
Stevens
Community Education Coordinator
Office: 
ANX
401A
870-612-2082
Vicky
Bowren
Administrative Assistant for Community and Technical Education
Office: 
ANX
401E
870-612-2080