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Community Education

 New Classes/Workshops/Trainings/Activities this Fall & Winter!

 See also: Continuing Education Classes and Workshops


Yoga For Everyone:

Romney: 4/23/15 - 6/1/15 

Moorefield: 3/1/315 - 4/29/15

Topics of Interest:
Business Topics 
February, 2015

Real Estate Courses
eligible for CE credits
March 11, 2015 only

 Let's Begin To Quilt
(For Advanced Beginners)
2/26/15 - 3/26/15

Computer Basics 
Computers, Email, Internet, Security
Mt. Storm: 3/06 - 3/27/15

FREE!

CPR and 1st Aid Training 
3/10/15
Customer Service Training
3/11/15
A Different Perspective 
Human Services Professional Training Conference: 
3/12/15: 'Oh Me, Oh My Perspective'
3/13/15: 'Understanding Poverty'
N.Y.C. Annual Bus Trip: 
Saturday, 10/3/15

Let's Dance! 
New classes formng for
Fall 2015

Have a skill?
Wish to teach a class or workshop?

 

 

 

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Computer Basics in Mt. Storm: FREE!
Learn Computer, Email, Security and Internet Fundamentals

  • Learn Computer Basics:
    • Starting the computer and shutting down
    • How do you know which computer to purchase?
    • Applications such as Microsoft Word
    • Opening and saving files
    • Searching for files
  • Learn Email Basics:
    • Creating an email account
    • Creating an email and sending attachments
    • Opening attachments
    • The difference between forward, reply all, and reply
  • Securing Your Computer:
    • Simple ways to protect yourself
    • Importance of passwords
    • Deleting history
  • Using the Internet:
    • Using a browser to search
    • YouTube videos
    • Music
    • Free applications
  • Classes are FREE
  • Will meet each Friday March 6 - 27, 2015 from 1:00 pm -3:00 pm
  • At Allegheny Mountain Top Public Library, Mt. Storm
  • Computers will be available for your use (or bring your own laptop)
  • For more informatiopn, or to register, contact: Eastern WV Community & Technical College 304-434-8000, ext. 263 

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CPR and 1st Aid Training
(American Heart Association)

  • Learn Emergency Response
  • March 10, 6 pm – 8 pm 
  • At Michael Medical, Moorefield 
  • Earn the Heartsaver CPR AED card from the American Heart Association
  • Space is limited Call 304-434-8000, ext. 253 to enroll

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Customer Service Training
3 Free 
Sessions: Wednesday, March 11 

  • 9am—10am: Pleasant & Efficient Service
    • Train your employees to serve the public better 
    • Customer service with a pleasant and efficient manner
  • 10:15am-11:15am: Dealing with Difficult People
    • Companion program to Customer Service
    • Also discuss inter-office relations
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Robert’s Rules of Order
    • Learn the right way to run a meeting
  • Instructor: John Sorrenti
    • training specialist for the WV State Auditor's Office
    • manager, Weirton Downtown Business Association
    • former training manager, Mountaineer Racetrack and Gaming Resort
    • chair, WV Workforce Commission
    • member, WV Council for Community and Technical College Education
  • Trainings under the auspices of WV State Auditor Glen Gainer
  • Sessions held at Eastern WV Community & Technical College’s main campus, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836
  • For more information, or to register, please call 304-434-8000, X253

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A Different Perspective
Human Services Professional Training Conference 

  • "Oh Me, Oh My Perspective" (6 hours) 
  • March 12: 9 am – 4 pm
    • Impact of practical and relational coaching applications between the Human Services Professional (HSP) and client
    • Formation of individual worldviews & their relation to personal norms
    • Reiteration of generalized social norms
    • Basic coaching “tricks of the trade” guide clients to a more healthy life perspective
    • Importance of self-care and personal awareness in high stress, high burnout, human services field
    • Three troublesome “Ws” of compassion fatigue & purpooseful recharge through holistic physical and soul care (body, mind, will, emotions)
  • "Understanding the Framework of Poverty" (3 hours)
  • March 13 9 am – 12 noon
  • Learn:
    • how economic class affects behaviors and mindsets
    • why students from generational poverty often fear being educated
    • the hidden rules within economic classes
    • interventions that improve behavior and build emotional resources
    • eight resources that make a difference in success
  • Conference hosted at Eastern WV Community & Technical College’s main campus, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836
  • For more information, or to register, call:  304-434-8000, ext. 253; Fax: 304-434-7003
  • Or click here for mailable & emailable Registration Form
  • Or email: Melissa Shockey: melissa.shockey@easternwv.edu

[Click here for flyer and more information]

  

 

 

Let’s Begin to Quilt
For Advanced Beginners, Thursday Evenings

  • Learn to construct:
    • Quilt blocks with odd angle triangles
    • Curved pieces
    • Set-in pieces
    • Mitered corners
    • Machine quilting
  • What you’ll need to bring:
    • Basic sewing equipment
    • Rotary cutting tools (optional)
    • Plastic template piece
    • Sewing machine
    • Material: A yard of four different cotton/pre-washed fabrics
      • first choose a fabric to your likingwith several different colors in it
      • then choose coordinating light, medium, and dark colored fabric to go with the first piece
  • Instructor: Ruth Ann Johnson
  • The class meets Thursdays, February 26—March 26 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Eastern WV Community & Technical College’s main campus, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836
  • To enroll call: Eastern's Community Education at 304-434-8000, ext. 253

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Community Bus Trip to NYC
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 

  • Run away to the Big Apple!
  • Enjoy Sightseeing, theatres, or shopping!
  • Take a Tour or Explore & Discover on your own!
  • Departure: Leaves Eastern at 6 am
  • Return: Leave NYC at 9 pm
  • Bus fills fast - reserve your seat now!
  • Call 304-434-8000, ext. 253 for information/reservations

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Let’s Dance Recreational Dance Program
Jazz, Ballet, and Creative Movement

  • Registration opens May 1 for Fall 2015 classes
  • Students will participate in end of year recital
  • Register Early--class sizes limited!
  • Instructor: Missy Shockey
  • To enroll, call 304-434-8000, ext. 253

[Click here for Let's Dance! Student Spotlight]

 

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Yoga For Everyone 
Romey — Beginners Welcome!

  • Thursday evenings, April 23 – June 11: 6 pm – 7 pm
  • Instructor: Lisa Boward
  • Sessions at Hampshire County Library, Romney
  • Bring Your Own Mat
  • For more information, or to register, call 304-434-8000. Ext. 253

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Yoga for Everyone
Moorefield 
 Beginners Welcome

  • Mondays & Wednesdays , March 23 – April 29: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Register for the season, or for one class, or for several
  • Instructor: Suzzan Maddy
  • Bring your own mat
  • Classes held at Moorefield Town Library
  • Register now or at the door
  • For more information, or to register, call Eastern WV Community & Technical College at 304-434-8000, ext. 253

[Click here for flyer and more information] 

 

 

Let’s Dance!

For more information, and to enroll: call 304-434-8000, ext. 253;
or email: Melissa Shockey

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Welcome to Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College's Community Education and Continuing Education Programs. Eastern offers a variety of non-credit courses and activities to encourage lifelong learning. Because these programs connect individuals in our communities who have developed expertise and skills in a particular activity with others who wish to learn, we call this program Community Connections!.

If you love to learn new things, but hated all those tests in school, Community Education courses are right for you! Courses have a short duration and are designed to meet the specific interests of area residents. There will not be any tests!! Learn new skills and have fun in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere.

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Community Education classes provide a great opportunity to increase your personal knowledge, learn a new skill, meet new friends, spend time with family and friends, or just enjoy doing something new. These classes are designed with you in mind! If you do not see the class you are looking for, let us know so we can work to meet your educational needs. 

For more information about Community Education or Continuing Education, call us at:
 304-434-8000 or toll free 877-982-2322.

We are
*LΘΘKING*
for instructors and volunteers to assist with classes. Do you have a special skill? Are you interested in teaching a class?

Bring all of your ideas and skills
to our communities.

Contact Eastern’s Workforce Education Dept. at 304-434-8000, or tollfree: 877-982-2322.

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