Upcoming Courses Offered by Potter County Education Council

Inbound Marketing Class Coming Your Way

The Potter County Education Council will hold an “Inbound Marketing Class” at the Couderport Office. We’ve all heard that there is a huge opportunity to grow our businesses by using the Internet. This session provides the overview of how to make it happen. We are pleased to offer you a great opportunity to start planning your informed web marketing strategy by getting a better understanding of: * Your options for online marketing and realistic expectations for returns, * The best ways to drive visitors and produce leads online, * How to engage in social media for your business and not spend all day doing it, * Why a blog can lead to sales and the

data to prove it, and * The role of your website in ALL of your marketing efforts. This class will be held on Wednesday, May 25 from 1 – 4 p.m. and the cost will be $25 per person. To register for this class, visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org or call 814-274-4877.

Wilkes University Open House

Wilkes University is now offering graduate programs at the Potter County Education Council in Coudersport! Learn more about our master’s degrees in education, including programs in: Classroom Technology (30 credits); Educational Development and Strategies (30 credits including 12 credits from PLS). Join us for an Open House on Wednesday, May 11 from

3-5 p.m. at the PCEC in Coudersport!!!

How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Camera with Curt Weinhold

Learn the proper method to maximize image quality from your camera. We will work with your point & shoot or your Digital SLR to learn how to input a scene or portrait image and progressing to downloading to the computer; save and edit picture files; both jpeg and RAW files; and explore software from premium priced Photoshop to free downloads for your computer. Please bring your camera, any extra lenses and a memory card. This course will be held at PCEC’s Galeton location on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cost for the course is $29. Register today, minimum of 4 participants required. To register, visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org or call 814-435-9490.

PCEC Offers ServSafe Food Safety Course

ServSafe is a 15-hour certification program developed by the Restaurant Association Education Foundation. The course meets certification requirements for individuals who are responsible for the safe handling of food in restaurants, schools, elder care facilities, lodges, bed & breakfasts, community centers, and other food concessions (organizations or businesses that sell or prepare food on a regular basis). As of January 22nd there will be no recertification, all persons wanting to be approved in ServSafe will have to take the two-day course and take the test. The class will be held on May 17 and 24 at the Coudersport Office. Hours for the course are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the cost will be $180 per person and includes a text book. To register for the course, visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org or call 814-274-4877.

PCEC to offer Cooking for Crowds

Non-profit, volunteer-run groups that prepare food to be served or sold to the public must be sure that the food is safe and of high quality. Participants in this workshop will learn up-to-date methods for safely handling and preparing food for large groups. The workshop is appropriate for non-profit food providers such as churches, fire companies, schools, and civic groups. The course will be held on Tuesday, May 17th at the Coudersport office. The course hours are from

6 – 9 p.m. and cost is $12 per person. To register, call 814-274-4877 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

Pennsylvania: Your Money Matters

Financially stable households use credit wisely, take measures to protect their financial identity, keep records of financial accounts and other important family papers, save regularly, and monitor spending. Learn key financial lessons to establish or refine current money management practices to meet everyday needs and to build wealth. This course will be held on Thursdays from May 19 – June 9 at PCEC’s Coudersport location from 6 – 9 p.m. and cost is $40 per person. To register, visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org or call 814-274-4877.

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