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FALL 2017

Facebook for Your Business: Basic

Learn how to use Facebook to build successful and engaging marketing campaigns for your business. This class is for people who do not have a business Facebook page set up and would like to learn about tools for everyday use. Bring a laptop or tablet to class.

  • Course # CEU 1063 70
  • .2 CEUs
  • Tue., Oct. 3
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: LH 174
  • Instructor: Dana Volney
  • Cost: $60
Facebook for Your Business: Advanced

Facebook is a useful tool to build successful and engaging marketing campaigns for your business. We will discuss Facebook marketing fundamentals, including growing your fan base and driving relevant and authentic engagement with your
business. This class is for people who have a current Facebook page that they have used before. Bring a laptop or tablet to class.

  • Course # CEU 1077 70
  • .2 CEUs
  • Tue., Oct. 17
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: LH 174
  • Instructor: Dana Volney
  • Cost: $60
Grant Writing I

Successful grant writing takes skill and knowledge. This class covers the foundations of grant writing including terminology, funding source types, reading a request for proposal, and budgets. Learn the fundamental components of a grant proposal, researching funding opportunities, and preparing a grant proposal.

  • Course # CEU 0705 60
  • .2 CEUs
  • Mon., Sept. 18
  • 3-5 p.m.
  • Location: GW 222
  • Instructor: Jennifer Dyer
  • Cost: $60
Grant Writing II

Build on the knowledge acquired in “Grant Writing I.” Participants will increase their skills through hands-on practice of their grant writing skills.

  • Course # CEU 0706 80
  • .2 CEUs
  • Mon., Nov. 20
  • 3-5 p.m.
  • Location: GW 222
  • Instructor: Jennifer Dyer
  • Cost: $60
NALA Examination Review

Prepare for the CLA/CP exam by taking this noncredit class, which is not the NALA sponsored short course for CLA Certifying Exam. Bring a copy of the CLA Review Manual, latest edition.

  • Course # CEU 0950 60
  • 3.0 CEUs
  • Fri., Sept. 8 to Nov. 17
  • 11 a.m.-noon
  • Location: LH 172
  • Instructor: Mary Kubichek
  • Cost: $150
QuickBooks: Fundamentals I

Explore QuickBooks fundamentals in this introductory class, including basic program features and how to create a company file. We will cover recording checks and deposits, reconciling bank accounts, setting up customer and vendor records,
entering and reconciling credit card transactions, recording NSF transactions, and basic reports. Discover how easy QuickBooks is to use.

  • Course # CEU 1153 60
  • .4 CEUs
  • Mon., Sept. 18
  • 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Location: BU 308
  • Instructor: Tabetha Berge, CPA
  • Cost: $95
QuickBooks: Fundamentals II

This class will cover invoicing customers, receiving payments and making deposits; entering and paying bills; bartering transactions between customers and vendors; managing credit card and loan accounts; and how to produce, filter, and analyze basic QuickBooks reports. “QuickBooks: Fundamentals I” or a basic understanding of QuickBooks is a prerequisite to take this class.

  • Course # CEU 1155 60
  • .4 CEUs
  • Fri., Sept. 22
  • 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Location: BU 125
  • Instructor: Tabetha Berge, CPA
  • Cost: $95
Starting a Business

Learn how to turn your great ideas into a viable business. We will discuss the steps to start a business, unknowns that take new business owners by surprise, idea viability, and marketing to your target market.

  • Course # CEU 0510 60
  • .2 CEUs
  • Tue., Sept. 12
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: LH 174
  • Instructor: Dana Volney
  • Cost: $60
STEM Standards in the Elementary Classroom

Science education in Wyoming is going to look very different with the passage of the Wyoming State Science Standards in 2016. This class is for elementary school teachers to develop skills and knowledge to lead hands-on STEM activities in their classrooms. We will review the new Wyoming Science Standards and work through activities in four science content areas: physical science, life science, earth and space science, and engineering and technology. Participants will leave with ideas to implement immediately and materials, tools, and resources to help integrate STEM education with other subjects such as language arts, math, social studies, and art. Earn .5 PTSB credits and receive $50 worth of classroom materials.

  • Course # CEU 0117 60
  • 1.5 CEUs
  • Tue., Sept. 12 to Oct. 10
  • 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Location: The Science Zone
  • 111 W. Midwest
  • Instructor: Leah Ritz
  • Cost: $145
Wilderness First Aid

Learn wilderness first aid from a basic understanding of emergency response in an outdoor setting and techniques and considerations for a range of incident scenarios. We will address preparation, assessment, prevention and care of injuries,
environmental and biological hazards, and medical emergencies. Be prepared to spend a portion of the class outside in varying weather conditions. This is essential training for anyone who works with groups in outdoor settings. This class qualifies for 1 PTSB credit.

  • Course # CEU 0118 60
  • 1.5 CEUs
  • Fri. thru Sun., Sept. 15 to 17
  • Fri., 5-8 p.m.
  • Sat. and Sun, 8-4:30 p.m.
  • Location: EI 100
  • Instructor: Jeremy Shearer
  • Cost: $210

Online Classes

Earn 1.5 PTSB credits by taking an ed2go online class. Classesm run for six weeks and cost $89 per class. To gain approval for classes that are not preapproved, contact the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board at 307-777-7291. Classes must be educationally related and fall into one or more of the following categories: improving your role as an educator , improving your classroom skills, improving your knowledge related to your specific teaching area(s), or improving student achievement. To see the complete list of classes or to register go to http://www.ed2go.com/casper Following are some of the classes preapproved for PTSB.

• Creating a Classroom Web Site
• Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
• Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement
• Integrating Technology in the Classroom
• Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar
• Teaching ESL/EFL Reading
• Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary
• Teaching Math: Grades 4–6
• Teaching Science: Grades 4–6
• Teaching Smarter with SMART Boards
• Teaching Students with ADHD
• Using the Internet in the Classroom
• Writing for ESL