Adult and Community Education

"In The Know" 5/2/2016

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A Message from the Leadership Team

This week we take time to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week and to say, "Thank You to all our amazing and special teachers. You are appreciated for all that you do. Remember that you have the power to change the trajectory of generations to come by making a difference in one life.


Adult Education Please help me welcome Bruce Rutila who will be joining the LWTC leadership team in June as the Workforce Education Coordinator working closely with Adult Education. Currently he teaches 10th grade English at LWTHS and has been coordinating part-time with Adult Education. He is originally from Michigan, but moved down to Florida for the weather. This is a second career for Bruce whose first career was in business where he managed many part-time employees and understands the need for staff development and ongoing training. He is married with two children—a daughter who is a freshman at USF (Go Bulls!) and a son who is a sophomore at Naples High. Within the next few weeks you should start seeing more of Bruce in the evenings and eventually fully committed to Adult Education. Welcome Bruce Rutila!


Community Education The summer catalog is in and is being distributed across the county to our stand locations. Please share the information with your friends and family. We thank you for your continued support of our program.


What's new to Community Education? We are offering IV Therapy, Social Media for Businesses, Charcoal Art, Spanish for Law Enforcement, Nature Journaling, and other classes. This summer all classes will be at Lorenzo Walker Technical College.

EDUCATION, CAREERS AND JOBS

Please encourage your students to receive this information directly by emailing Scott Schnappauf at schnapsc@collierschools.com.


CLICK HERE for a brief video version.

TECHNICAL TRAINING SPOTLIGHT: PHARMACY TECHNICIAN


This 1050 hour (11 month) training program prepares you for employment in a Pharmacy. This program prepares students to prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders. Click here for more information.


Click here to see the complete O*NET report (including salary, and job outlook information) for Pharmacy Technician. This is a fast growing career field with wage potential up to $43,000 per year and excellent job outlook predictions.


Take a look at all the great workshop opportunities being offered at Lorenzo Walker Technical College! Come join a tour of the campus, or learn more about Career Exploration, or even Resume writing. All of these events are free! Click here.


THIS WEEK'S CAREER CLUSTER VIDEO: MARKETING, SALES AND SERVICE

(remember a career cluster is a group or family of related careers, there are 17 different career clusters.)

Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.


To explore all the careers listed in the O*NET MARKETING, SALES, AND SERVICE career cluster click here.


ARE YOU PLANNING ON ATTENDING COLLEGE NEXT YEAR?

If you are planning on transitioning into college next year in Summer or Fall, NOW IS THE TIME TO GET STARTED! Applications, entry testing, financial aid and registration all take time. Don't wait to get started.

Email SCHNAPSC@COLLIERSCHOOLS.COM to schedule a time to plan your future!


Here is a great checklist from Florida Southwestern State College to help guide you.Click here.


Now is also the time to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)! FAFSA.ED.GOV

Attention: Professionals from Foreign Countries with College and University Degrees

Janeth P. Ramirez, Account Executive from the Business Services department of CareerSource Southwest Florida, will host a workshop for Professionals from Foreign Countries with College and University degrees. This is available for ELL students in levels 5,6,7 and GED or remediation students FROM ANY SITE!


Monday, May 9th 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Barron Collier High School

Tuesday, May 10th 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Lorenzo Walker Technical College


Please rsvp schnapsc@collierschools.com to reserve your spot!

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CAREERSOURCE HELPS PEOPLE FIND JOBS! CLICK ON THE LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION

The job search can be intimidating. Let us help!

Successful Interviews Series – Part One & Southwest Florida’s Hot Jobs


SERVICES FOR STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF 25!

YOU could earn up to $575 by participating in a program to help you with your career.

Click here for more information.


HOT JOBS!

WWW.EMPLOYFLORIDA.COM click on this link to bring you to a great job search tool!


Service Delivery Technician Ferrellgas, Inc. Naples, FL

Office Administrator Hanger, Inc. Naples, FL

Representative Job First Citizens Bank Naples, FL

Crew Member / Customer Service Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Naples, FL

Class B Driver Ferrellgas, Inc. Naples, FL

Shift-Leader Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Naples, FL

Rim Technician Alloy Wheel of Southwest Florida Naples, FL $15.00 per hour

Seamstress Debbie's Drapery & Design Studio Naples, FL $13.00 to $15.00 per hour

FROM OUR COLLEAGUES AT IMMOKALEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE:



Be Prepared to Enter the World of Business


Are you an entrepreneur and ready to start your own business? Are you job searching and want more skills to offer an employer? Then Quick Books Pro certification is a must.

The majority of the office jobs on job search websites like Indeed and Monster require Quick Books certification. A great opportunity to learn Quick Books Pro is at Immokalee Technical College. iTech is offering a summer course for Quick Books Pro certification taught by Business Education teacher Barbara Jacobson. The class starts June 13, runs through July 27, and meets four days a week.


Learn to manage your own business with more accuracy. Make yourself more marketable for office management jobs and administrative support positions. For more information and to enroll for iTECH’s summer Quick Books class, call Melissa Mancha at 239-377-9916 or stop by iTECH.

WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA)

Promoting Successful Transitions To Post-secondary Education and Employment Through Contextualized Instruction

In this Webinar Carolyn Allen and Judy Johnson share successful components of any complete adult education program. They discuss everything from the intake process to the roles we all play and what classroom content and language should look like. This webinar will give you an insight to where CCPS Adult Education is heading.


Presentation Documents:
Presentation Slides (PDF)

Reminders

Please remind your students that we are currently registering students for the summer term. This is their opportunity to secure their seats for this summer.

Best Practices

Educator Tip: For Student Success, Everyone Should be Prepared


Both educators and students needed to be prepared in order for students to succeed. Here are three basic tips that help prepare both students and instructors:

  • Educators should have resources and professional development
  • Interact with other educators, share resources and ideas
  • Make sure students know what to expect.

Happenings

Kudos

  • Adult Education Advisor, Scott Schnappauf and ESOL instrutors, Rasim Kut and Lin Rhines along with Lely High School GED and ESOL students from levels 3-7 who took advantage of LWTC tour last week.
  • BCHS support staff Kalyn Salgado Villalta who not only became a USA citizen but also lead the Pledge of Allegiance during the Naturalization Ceremony this past Friday.

Happy Birthday!

5/1 Richard Kirk

5/1 Lisa O'Toole

5/1 Raquel Ruppert

5/3 Cynthia Weichert

5/3 Janette Jean-Louis

5/5 Joshua Holbrook

5/8 Charles Hughes