Upcoming Courses Offered by Potter County Education Council

A+ Prep Course

This course is designed to help participants review the skills needed to sit for their A+ Certification Exams. Key topics covered include: maintenance, troubleshooting, operating systems, motherboards, processors, memories, printers, networking, system installation, configuration, and system upgrades.

The Potter County Education Council is an authorized Pearson VUE Testing Center, allowing participants to register and take their A+ Certification Exam at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center Office in Port Allegany.

This course, instructed by Nancy Burdick, is being held Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 20 through November 1, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at PCEC’s Port Allegany location. Tuition is $599 per student. To register, call 814-545-1333 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

Advanced Woodburning
Take your woodburning skills to a new level! In this workshop, you can start a new project or finish one already in progress. New students are welcome. Instructor Mahlon Davenport will provide a choice of patterns, the wood, and a woodburning pencil for your use if you do not have your own. (All without a woodburning pencil are encouraged to get one, either from your own source or for $15 at the class. With your own pencil, you can continue this enjoyable craft at home!) Novice woodburners are also welcome.

This class is being held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 9 am to 12 noon at the Coudersport office of the Potter County Education Council. Cost is $20 per person. To register, call 814-274-4877 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

Advanced Woodburning with Introduction to Color
In this workshop, you will continue with advanced instruction with additional plans for coloring. Instructor Mahlon Davenport will provide an introduction to coloring woodburning. For those without woodburning pens, they will be offered for sale at $15.00. Color pens may also be offered for sale.

This class is being held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 9 am to 12 noon at the Coudersport office of the Potter County Education Council. Cost is $20 per person. To register, call 814-274-4877 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business
This free seminar is presented by Clarion University’s Small Business Development Center and provides an overview of the steps necessary to start a business. Topics include: guidelines on how to finance your business; what to consider before starting a business; license and tax information; how and why to prepare a business plan; regulations governing a business; and other resources designed to help you plan and succeed in your new business.

This seminar is being held Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Coudersport office of the Potter County Education Council. There is no cost but registration is required. Register online at web.clarion.edu/sbdc/training or call toll free (877) 292-1843.

Fall Photo Field Trip
This six-hour field trip will provide hands on instruction using your photography equipment. We will travel to the sweeping vistas of the Pa. Grand Canyon in Leonard Harrison and Colton Point State Parks. Instructor Curt Weinhold will show you where to point your camera to bring back stunning photographs of landscapes and waterscapes. View sample pictures at www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/leonardharrison/index.htm or www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/coltonpoint/index.htm .

Suggested gear to bring: your camera (DSLR preferred), tripod, polarizing filter, suitable clothing for the weather, bag lunch and water.

This class is being held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Leonard Harrison and Colton Point State Parks. Cost is $75 per person. To register, call 814-274-4877 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

 


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