RefreshRevampRedesignRebrand                                  Brand YOU                                  Position yours...
RefreshRevampRedesignRebrand         Penn State Abington can help. Business Skills:                                  ...
Renew yourself with one of our                                                            FREE WORKSHOPS FREE Project Mana...
Short           for                                             @611                    daytime         your    LION      ...
Energy Management for Commercial Buildings •     Are you a property or facility manager?                                  ...
Sharepoint    •    Sharepoint appeals to a wide range of IT professionals. Sharepoint solutions         support teamwork t...
.NET Certificate Using MS Visual Studio 2010•    Illustrate your expertise in developing leading-edge enterprise solutions...
Project Management Certificate    •       Be more desirable to your current employer! As a project manager, you help keep ...
Project Management: Skills for Lead EngineersProject Management: Skills for Lead Engineers PJMGT 5015•   Engineers: learn ...
Nurse Management Credit Certificate    NURS 433 Seminar for Nurse Managers (3 Credits)    Prerequisite: NURS 301, 302, 310...
Food SafetyFood Safety Training: ServSafe®8 hours home study, 8 hours in class with examThe ServSafe® preparation course c...
Preparing for College Penn State Abington offers a wide variety of programs taught by University-approved instructors for ...
Spring 2011  Continuing Professional Education  For:  Attorneys                                        Irs enrolled Agents...
Attention Educators:                               Check out Penn State’s                     ESL Specialist Certificate p...
Registration InstructionsPhone-In: Call the Professional Development Office at 215-881-7389 with amasterCard or ViSa numbe...
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  1. 1. RefreshRevampRedesignRebrand Brand YOU Position yourself for success in a competitive job market January–June 2011 Professional development courses, Free undergraduate and credit workshops certificate programs page 1 215-881-7400 www.abington.psu.edu/ce
  2. 2. RefreshRevampRedesignRebrand Penn State Abington can help. Business Skills: CliCk on heading to jump to pageAdvancing Leadership for Healthcare................................................................... 8Building a Successful Business Using The Internet............................................ 2Business Analysis Certificate............................................................................... 7Continuing Professional Education......................................................................11Food Safety..........................................................................................................9Food Safety: Basic Retail HACCP......................................................................... 9Lean Management Analyst.................................................................................... 7Nurse Management Credit Certificate .................................................................8Accelerated Project Management Certificate ........................................................6Personal Safety 4-1-1.............................................................................................9Project Management Certificate ...........................................................................6Project Management Exam Preparation...............................................................6Project Management: Skills for Engineers........................................................ 7Seasonal Staff Toolkit ............................................................................................. 8 Energy CliCk on heading to jump to pageEnergy Management ........................................................................................32011 National Electrical Code ............................................................................ 3 Technology CliCk on heading to jump to pageDesigning for the iPhone/iPad Platform.................................................................4Digital Photography Using Photoshop...................................................................4Microsoft Office 2007............................................................................................3.NET Certificate Using MS Visual Studio 2010....................................................5Object Oriented Programming Using JAVA.........................................................5Sharepoint.........................................................................................................4 Free Workshops CliCk on heading to jump to pageBuilding a Successful Business Using The Internet.........................................1What You Really Need to Know about Project Management.........................1 ...And More! CliCk on heading to jump to pageESL Specialist Certificate Program..................................................................... 12Lion Lectures at PennStateAbington@611............................................................2Preparing for College / SAT Exam Prep................................................................10Registration Instructions....................................................................................13Workforce Solutions at Penn State Abington.....................................................12Youth and Teen Programs......................................................................................11 Attention ENGINEERS: We now offer programs that counts towards your PA required PDH hours. See pages 3, 6, and 7 for details.
  3. 3. Renew yourself with one of our FREE WORKSHOPS FREE Project Management WorkshopWhat You Really Need to Know About Project Managementtuesday, january 11, 2011, 6:00–7:00 p.m.What exactly is a project manager? Learn what you need to know about projectmanagement and how project management can enhance your job skills.presenter: gary Somma, mBa, m.S., pmp, project management faculty Building a Successful Business Using the InternetHow to Start a Business or Market your Business on the Internet:Building an Effective Web PresenceWednesday, january 26, 2011, 6:00–7:00 p.m.Learn how to avoid the pitfall of building a site that doesn’t attract visitors. Find out howto get your business on the first page of Google results…even if you don’t have anyprogramming skills.presenter: Cindy mcgeever, successful Web entrepreneur and instructor Interested in a free program? Contact Deb Bressler via e-mail at dlb60@psu.edu or call 215-881-7400. Gift certificates now available Great for anniversaries, birthdays, and other special occasions Buy a Kids Camp experience for a child, a Lion Lectures class for a parent or grandparent, or a class for someone seeking more training! Call 215-881-7400 for more information or go to www.abington.psu.edu/ giftcertificates 215–881–7400 1
  4. 4. Short for @611 daytime your LION courses busy lifestyle. Short daytime courses— Lectures at a convenient location—taught by award winning Penn State faculty Enjoy Your Food and Be Healthy (6 sessions) Dr. Robert Bernoff, Professor 12:30–3:00 p.m., Cost: $50 Emeritus, Chemistry Thursdays, March 3–April 7, 2011 Asian Healing Traditions (6 sessions) Dr. Pierce Salguero, Assistant 10:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Cost: $50 Professor, Asian History Fridays, April 8–29, 2011 Good Girls, Bad Girls and (3 sessions; no class April 22) Absolute Divas 9:00–10:00 a.m., Cost: $30 Dr. Moylan C. Mills, Professor Emeritus, Integrative Arts Terror, The Historical Roots Thursdays, March 3–April 7, 2011 Dr. Claire Hirshfield, Professor Emerita, European History Fridays, April 8–May 6, 2011 (4 sessions; no class April 22) 12:30–2:00 p.m., Cost: $35 MoRE CLASSES WILL BE ANNoUNCED! Call 215-881-7400 for more information, or check our website: www.abington.psu.edu/lionlectures Building A Successful Business Using The Internet Do you ever daydream about starting your own business….being your own boss… taking control of your destiny? Do you worry about losing your job in this turbulent economy? Do you really have any guarantees with your day job? • Progress step by step through a proven methodology to build an online business • Our hands-on learning environment can teach you how to succeed on the internet • Learn how to generate traffic, how to get noticed by the search engines, and how to build a business online • Find out how to build a business on the Web, without having any technical skills or programming experience Building a Successful Business Using The Internet BUS 5076 Wednesdays, march 2–may 4, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $895, (10 sessions)2 www.abington.psu.edu/ce
  5. 5. Energy Management for Commercial Buildings • Are you a property or facility manager? ENGINEERS: • Do you work for a physical plant? Counts for PA required PDH hours • Do you consider your building to be energy efficient? If you answered yes to any of the above questions then this course is for YOU! Learn the basic steps to manage your facilities’ HVAC system for energy optimization that could result in saving your organization considerable energy dollars. Energy Management for Commercial Buildings A E 5008 tuesday, april 12, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Fee: $65, (1 session) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/energy 2011 National Electrical Code Learn about the latest NEC® 2011 changes and how they impact you! Included in the cost of a seminar, you will receive the NEC® 2011 Codebook. Course Benefits: Design and construction teams who know the most current code requirements will: * Save their clients money. * Keep system incompatibilities from holding up the job. ENGINEERS: * Provide a greater degree of protection for the building owners. Counts for PA 2011 National Electrical Code EE 5007D required PDH hours Wednesdays, march 2–23, 2011, 6:30–9:30 p.m., Fee: $295, (3 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/energy Microsoft Office 2007• Upgrade your computer skills.• Stay competitive in today’s job market.• Learn how to best utilize Office 2007 to your advantage.Introduction to Computers and the Internet CSE 5258thursdays, march 10–24, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $95, (3 sessions)Word 2007 for Windows CSE 5315tuesdays, February 8–march 1, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $125, (4 sessions)Excel 2007 for Windows CSE 5317tuesdays, march 15–april 12, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $155, (5 sessions)Access 2007 for Windows CSE 5316thursdays, april 7–28, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $125, (4 sessions)PowerPoint 2007 for Windows CSE 5332thursdays, may 5–19, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $95, (3 sessions)Advanced Excel 2007 for Windows CSE 5144tuesdays, may 3–17, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $95, (3 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/technology 215–881–7400 3
  6. 6. Sharepoint • Sharepoint appeals to a wide range of IT professionals. Sharepoint solutions support teamwork that spans across the departments of small, medium or large organizations—a feat that requires planning, experience, and best practices in the fields of collaboration tools and Web content management, among other skills. • Enhance your skills and knowledge base while learning to utilize the latest innovations in the field of modern information technology. Sharepoint Architecture Administration CSE 5340 Saturdays, january 22–February 19, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Fee: $475, (5 sessions) Sharepoint Development CSE 5341 Saturdays, march 5–april 9, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Fee: $585, (6 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/technology Digital Photography Using Photoshop Penn State Abington, in conjunction with Abington Art Center, is excited to announce a new course offering: The Aesthetics and Techniques of Digital Photography CSE 5249 may 9 to june 20, (no class 5/30), 6:30–9:00 p.m., Fee: $195, (6 sessions) • Are you a beginner or intermediate level photographer? Join us and learn how to edit, highlight and dramatize your digital photographs using a variety of digital photo enhancement techniques. • Review the aesthetics of photography and get better use of your digital camera as you head out to capture the world around you. It is suggested that you own a digital SLR camera and bring it with you to class. @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/technology Designing for the iPhone/iPad Platform Designing for the iPhone/iPad Platform: Web Apps and Mobile Versions of Web Pages CSE 5337 mondays, march 7–april 4, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $195, (5 sessions) • Learn how to code HTML pages specifically for the version of the Safari browser used in the iPhone OS. Also considered will be unique design considerations for the iPad, such as its 1024 x 768 display and additional UI elements and behavior. • Topics include a review of the touch interface and which Javascript libraries are most valuable, best typographical practices, image optimization, bandwidth reduction, and a basic introduction to general-purpose mobile versions of existing websites. (This course will not cover iPhone apps coded with Objective-C.) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/technology4 www.abington.psu.edu/ce
  7. 7. .NET Certificate Using MS Visual Studio 2010• Illustrate your expertise in developing leading-edge enterprise solutions by using the Microsoft .NET Framework.• Demonstrate to customers and employers your ability to support their evolving IT needs.For those new to the .NET Certificate:Developing .NET Solutions with Visual Basic.NET CSE 5203Wednesdays, march 2–april 13, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $585, (7 sessions)Developing .NET Solutions with C# CSE 5200Wednesdays april 27–june 8, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $585, (7 sessions)ASP.NET MVC (Model View Controller) CSE 5206AWednesdays, june 22–august 10, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $585, (8 sessions)For those already enrolled in the .NET Certificate:ASP.NET MVC (Model View Controller) CSE 5206Amondays, january 10–march 7, 2011 (no class 1/17), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $585, (8 sessions)ADo.NET Including LINQ CSE 5339mondays, march 21–may 16, 2011 (no class 4/18), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $585, (8 sessions)Crystal Reports CSE 5325mondays, june 6–july 11, 2011 (no class 7/4), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $475, (5 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/technology Object Oriented Programming Using JAVA• Learn a state-of-the-art approach to designing software.• Gain marketable programming skills for today’s workplace.For those already enrolled in our OOP/JAVA Certificate:Advanced JAVA Programming CSE 6682tuesdays, january 11–February 22, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $575, (7 sessions)J–Unit and Refactoring CSE 5279tuesdays, march 1–april 12, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $575, (7 sessions)For those new to our OOP/JAVA Certificate:Introduction to JAVA Programming CSE 6517thursdays, january 20–march 3, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $575, (7 sessions)Intermediate JAVA Programming CSE 5032thursdays, march 10–april 21, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $575, (7 sessions),Advanced JAVA Programming CSE 6682thursdays, april 28–june 9, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $575, (7 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/technology 215–881–7400 5
  8. 8. Project Management Certificate • Be more desirable to your current employer! As a project manager, you help keep costs down and deliver services more efficiently. • Gain a greater understanding and competitive edge in the field of project management. • PMI certification looks great on a résumé or job application and is nationally recognized as the standard in the field. For those already enrolled in our program: Project Costing and Control PJMGT 5002 mondays, january 3–February 21, 2011 (no class 1/17), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (7 sessions) Project Risk and Change Management PJMGT 5003 mondays, march 7–april 25, 2011, (no class 4/18), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (7 sessions) For those just enrolling in our program: Project Initiation and Planning PJMGT 5000 tuesdays, january 25–march 8, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $540 (includes pmBok guide), (7 sessions) Project Scheduling and Integration PJMGT 5001A tuesdays, march 15–may 3, 2011 (no class 4/19), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (7 sessions) Project Costing and Control PJMGT 5002 mondays, may 9–june 27, 2011 (no class 5/30), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (7 sessions) Project Risk and Change Management PJMGT 5003 mondays, july 11–august 22, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (7 sessions) MS Project Overview CSE 6579 thursdays, march 24–april 28, 2010, 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $590 (includes the cost of the textbook), (6 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskillsACCELERATED PROGRAM Accelerated Project Management Program Accelerated Project Management Program PJMGT 5014 • This accelerated program is offered in a daytime format. Classes for this 22-day program are held at our new location, PennStateAbington@611. Course begins tuesday, january 18 and runs through Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee: $2700 (includes the cost of the pmBok book), (22 sessions) no classes held on Fridays. Project Management Exam Preparation Project Management Professional Exam Preparation BUSAD 5518 Saturdays, june 11–25, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (3 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills6 www.abington.psu.edu/ce
  9. 9. Project Management: Skills for Lead EngineersProject Management: Skills for Lead Engineers PJMGT 5015• Engineers: learn topics relevant to your field. Topics covered include forecasting, estimating, budgeting, negotiating, ENGINEERS: mediating/compromising Counts for PAtuesdays, january 18–February 8, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m. required PDH hoursFee: $295, (4 sessions) Click here to view a presentation on our Project Management Certificate program Lean Management AnalystLean Management Analyst MGMT 5323Lean principles offer tangible solutions to drastically cut waste, thereby improvingquality, productivity and profitability. This program can teach the fundamentals andtechniques of Lean management, and can provide the follow-up skills you’ll need toachieve successful results from the shop floor to the top floor.Why you should take this course:• Add value to your résumé! Knowing how to save a company money is a valued skill that will make a current or prospective employer take notice!• Learn a skill that translates across all types of industries—from health care to manufacturing.• Master the tools needed to market yourself as a problem solver. Be the person that can break through company “silos” and see the big picture!tuesdays, april 5–may 24 (no class 4/19), 6:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $495, (7 sessions) @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills Business Analysis Certificate4 Course Certificate ProgramBusiness Analysts are responsible for providing the crucial link between businessesand the technology that supports them. Analysts are responsible for:• Translating needs into solutions• Keeping the project focused on the needs for which it was initiated• Gathering, documenting, and testing requirements during software development and implementationBUS 8970 introduction to Business analysis, march 14 & 15, 2011, 16 hoursBUS 8975 plan, elicit, and assess Requirements, april 26 & 27, 2011, 16 hoursBUS 8980 Requirements analysis, may 16 & 17, 2011, 16 hoursBUS 8985 Requirements management and Communication, june 7, 2011, 8 hoursFee: $1875 for the entire (4) course programFor more information, contact Joy Fraunfelter at 215-881-7487 or jkf10@psu.edu. @ Or go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills 215–881–7400 7
  10. 10. Nurse Management Credit Certificate NURS 433 Seminar for Nurse Managers (3 Credits) Prerequisite: NURS 301, 302, 310, 320 or current and valid RN license for RN to B.S. majors. Focuses on the application of management principles in the role of the nurse manager. This 3 credit course—which is part of the Certificate in Nurse Management Program—is for Licensed Registered Nurses who would like to enrich their knowledge of healthcare organizations and administration. tuesdays, january 11–april 5, 2011, 6:00–9:00 p.m. Fee: Undergraduate tuition rates apply to this course; Graduate tuition rates apply to those students who have a bachelor’s degree. @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills Advancing Leadership for Health Care Supervision Essentials for Nurse Managers and other Health Care Professionals “This gave us Develop the skills you need to be an effective supervisor the opportunity in the health care arena. These courses can provide a to enhance solid foundation for newly appointed supervisors and help specific skills and more experienced supervisors advance to the next level of prepare for our performance. role transition into • Build valuable work relationships and develop a leadership.” personal leadership style - Gwendolyn, student • Learn how to manage your time effectively • Select and develop high-performance employees mdeV 6000h February 22 and march 30, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Fee: $695 mdeV 6001h april 11 and 12, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Fee: $695 For more information, contact Randy ingbritsen at 215-881-7405 or rxi3@psu.edu. @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills Seasonal Staff Toolkit Seasonal Staff Toolkit “Should we hire them?” Will you be hiring part time staff this summer? are you worried that they might not possess the skills to perform the work? What about liability? many questions and concerns arise about seasonal employees. this Seasonal Staff toolkit can help prepare you. discover how to effectively tap their energy and skills. prepare your staff with pre- season training/orientation. manage full-time, part-time employee interaction and communication better. MGMT 5265 april 15 or may 13, 2011, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Fee: $200 @ For more information, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills Click here to view a presentation on our Seasonal Staff Toolkit program www.abington.psu.edu/ce8
  11. 11. Food SafetyFood Safety Training: ServSafe®8 hours home study, 8 hours in class with examThe ServSafe® preparation course can equip you with the information you need topass the food safety examination issued by the National Restaurant Association. Uponcompletion and passing of the exam, you will earn a Basic ServSafe® Food SafetyCertification valid for five years.FD SC 7052S tuesday, january 25, or tuesday, march 1, or tuesday, april 5, or tuesday,may 10, 2011, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Fee: $179 includes materials, (1 session)Recertification is also available on the same dates for a fee of $109HR&IM 7023 (1 session) from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.For more information, contact judy ahern at 215-881-7488 or jsa16@psu.edu.Basic Retail HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point)one day training and examThe HACCP preparation course can equip you with the information needed to take theBasic HACCP Certification Exam. Upon completion and passing of the exam, you willearn a Basic HACCP Food Safety Certification valid for four years.This advanced food safety course can help you:• Identify the most common causes of food borne illnesses• Identify hazards and critical control points associated with food preparation• Apply standard operating procedures for food safety and food defenseBUS 5081 january 11, or march 21, or may 9, 2011, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Fee: $155(includes materials), (1 session)For more information, contact joy Fraunfelter or kena Sears at 215-881-7400. @ Or go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills Click here to access more information about our HACCP program Personal Safety 4-1-1Personal Safety 4-1-1: What you don’t know may harm you!Do you have a personal emergency escape plan at work?What would you do if an emergency happened at a large event?Does watching the news on television make you more nervous about staying safe?Leading security guru, Victor Cooper, gives you an insider’s perspective to the worldof security. He offers practical tools and strategies that can be applied in everydaycommon situations. Topics include:• Personal safety and awareness• Workplace security• Staying safe at special events• Preventing disaster before it strikesWednesdays, February 16–march 9, 2011, 6:00–8:00 p.m., Fee: $125Register by calling kena Sears, 215-881-7388 or krs139@psu.edu. @ Or go to: www.abington.psu.edu/businessskills 215–881–7400 9
  12. 12. Preparing for College Penn State Abington offers a wide variety of programs taught by University-approved instructors for children and teens throughout the year. The blend of educational as well as fun and unique experiences—all in a suburban college setting—make our programs popular and exciting options for your soon-to-be college student. Give them a taste of college while helping them prepare for this big transition in life. For more information, visit us online at www.abington.psu.edu/youthteen. Study Skills for Success for the High School and New College Student (YTHPR 5070) For high school students in grades 9–12 Study skills are essential for any student’s success. This workshop will focus on: • test taking and note taking techniques • practical methods for approaching objective and essay tests • how to efficiently study, write and compose effective prose Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 7:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $35 College Search Strategies that Work (YTHPR 5188) For high school students in grades 10–12 This program targets students who are either beginning or already immersed in their college search. Discussion will include topics such as: • creating a college checklist and making the most of college visits • developing your own ranking system and targeting appropriate schools • discussing how to choose a college major Wednesday, april 13, 2011, 7:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $35 Explain Yourself! College Admissions Essay Workshop (YTHPR 5256) For high school students in grades 11–12 Join us for discussions focused on: • understanding the purpose of the application essay and how colleges use it • assessing important considerations and learning methods of tackling the essay • outlining and creating a rough draft of an application essay or personal statement Wednesday, may 4, 2011, 7:00–9:00 p.m., Fee: $35 Parents and students are encouraged to attend together. (Cost for program is for one parent and child.) SAT Exam Preparation SAT Preparation Verbal (YTHPR 5099) • Strengthen your vocabulary and grammar skills. • Focus on the ability to develop and support a position in writing the required essay. • Explore test-taking strategies and review practice tests in class. Section 001, Wednesdays, February 9–march 2, 2011, 6:15–8:30 p.m., Fee: $140 Section 002, Saturdays, February 12–26, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon, Fee: $140 Section 003, Saturdays, april 2–16, 2011, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon, Fee: $140 SAT Preparation Math (YTHPR 5100) • Review basic concepts in number theory, algebra and geometry. • Understand basic test taking strategies: how to pace yourself, when to guess, how to approach multiple-choice questions and answer open-ended questions. • In class review of practice tests Section 001, thursdays, February 10–march 3, 2011, 6:15–8:30 p.m., Fee: $140 Section 002, Saturdays, February 12–26, 2011, 12:30–3:30 p.m., Fee: $140 Section 003, Saturdays, april 2–16, 2011, 12:30–3:30 p.m., Fee: $140 Take both the math and verbal courses, and the total fee is $260.10 www.abington.psu.edu/ce
  13. 13. Spring 2011 Continuing Professional Education For: Attorneys Irs enrolled Agents CertIFIed PublIC ACCountAnts nursIng Home AdmInIstrAtors CertIFIed FInAnCIAl PlAnners sAFety mAnAgers FACIlIty mAnAgers soCIAl Workers Why choose Penn State Abington? Programs are offered when you need them on Saturdays, evenings and weekdays at three convenient locations: —Penn State Abington —Our new corporate training center, PennStateAbington@611 —Penn State Cooperative Extension in Doylestown For more information, contact Theresa Bloom at 215-881-7402 or tmb17@psu.edu. www.abington.psu.edu/cpecleSpring Youth and Teen ProgramsGeocaching AdventureFor students ages 10 and up and their familiesGain an introduction to the activity of geocaching and explore the Penn State Abingtoncampus on this hi-tech scavenger hunt. Each team will find hidden containers (caches),learn campus and University trivia, and explore parts of the campus they may have nevervisited. To register for this event, call 215-881-7800.Sunday, april 10, 2011 (Rain date: april 17),1:00–4:00 p.m., Fee: $10 per family; payable inadvance (Registration: www.abington.psu.edu/Caregister or 215-881-7800)Boy’s Basketball Clinic (YTHPR 5095)Section 001, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., For students in grades 5 to 8Section 002, 1:00–4:00 p.m., For students in grades 9 to 12The head men’s basketball coach at Penn State Abington, Chris Potash, and membersof the Nittany Lion basketball team will lead instruction in the basic skills of basketball, aswell as game concepts. The clinic will include drills and games designed to help improvestudents’ skills in a college practice session setting in Penn State Abington’s AthleticBuilding.Saturday, april 16, 2011, Fee: $30 NEW Summer Camp Open HOuSe Saturday, May 14, 2011 10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon 108 Lares Building, Penn State Abington Summer is just around the corner. What are your children and teens doing? Come and learn about the many educational camps and teen enrichment programs we will offer this summer. Click here to view a Vex Robotics competition in full swing! For more information about the 2011 Kids & Teen Summer Camps, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/youthteen 11
  14. 14. Attention Educators: Check out Penn State’s ESL Specialist Certificate program A five-course (15-credit) program for teachers in Pennsylvania. Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for ESL Program Specialist Certification. Penn State is an Act 48-approved provider. SPring 2011 WL ED 400: Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching Jan. 29 & Feb. 12, 26, (3 credits) Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. APLNG 484: Functional-Discourse grammar March 12, 26 & April 9, (3 credits) Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. WL ED 444: Language, Culture, and the Experience our popular Classroom: issues for Practitioners May 7, 21 & June 4 (3 credits) blended learning format. Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. • Attend only 3 Saturday classroom meetings per course FALL 2011 • Participate in additional WL ED 483: Evaluating Schools assignments and projects Performances and Programs with online English Language Learners • Join educators from the tri- Dates TBA (3 credits) county area at our accessible Abington location APLNG 493: Teaching English as a Second Language Dates TBA (3 credits) For more information, call 215-881-7400 You hired the best employees, now is the time on-site to sharpen their skills. Penn State Abington and customizes and delivers employee training on-time programs to get your team up to speed and on the same page...on-site and on-time. Click here to view a sampling of programs offered by Workforce SolutionsFor more information about the 2011 Kids & Teen Summer Camps, go to: www.abington.psu.edu/youthteen WorkforceSolutions Call Joy Fraunfelter at 215-881-7487 or Kena Sears at 215-881-7388 today. 12
  15. 15. Registration InstructionsPhone-In: Call the Professional Development Office at 215-881-7389 with amasterCard or ViSa number.Mail-In: download, complete, and mail us your registration form with payment tothe Professional Development Office, 122 Sutherland Building, 1600 WoodlandRoad, abington, pa 19001-3990.Fax-In: Fax the registration form to 215-881-7317. please then call 215-881-7389with your credit card information.online: look for the Register Now links next to the course listings on our Website.In Person: Register in room 122 Sutherland, monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.or in Room 121 Sutherland, monday through thursday, 5–9 p.m. The fine print...Discounts: penn State alums receive a 10% discount on all courses (exceptOracle, Youth/Teen Programs, credit courses or gift certificates). Please includeyour graduation year on the registration form. We also offer a 10% discount formembers of WhYY. proof of membership is required. Some exclusions may apply.We also offer group discounts. please call for details.Note: Discount is valid only at time of registration and cannot be applied afterregistration is processed. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer.Computer Course Technology Fee: there is a $25 fee, payable once asemester, for computer courses.Course Cancellations: Courses may be cancelled or postponed by theUniversity due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If acourse is cancelled, students are contacted and full refunds issued. although wemake every effort to continue certificate programs, it is within the University’s rightto discontinue them when necessary.Access: penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in itsprograms. if you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questionsabout the physical access provided, contact deb Bressler at 215-881-7400. Emergency Closing #2323 (Montgomery County) Listen to KYW or call 215-881-SNOWThis publication is available in alternative media on request. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in itsprograms and activities. if you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, pleasecontact deb Bressler at 215-881-7400 in advance of your participation or visit. the pennsylvania State university is committed to the policythat all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics notrelated to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of theuniversity to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. the pennsylvania State universityprohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religiouscreed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at thePennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The PennsylvaniaState university, 328 Boucke Building, university park, pa 16802-5901; tel 814-865-4700/V, 814-863-1150/ttY. u. ed aBo 10-113 215–881–7400 13

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