Northwest to offer summer continuing education credit classes

SENATOBIA, MS (05/16/2018) The Division of Continuing Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering four classes on the Senatobia campus this simmer. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for the classes. All classes will be held on the Senatobia campus.

American Sign Language (ASL) for Beginners(2.0 CEUs)

If you are a child educator needing CEUs, a seasoned citizen looking for relief from arthritic hands, a family member of someone who is deaf or hard of hearing, or an adult just looking for ways to enrich your life, this is the class for you.

ASL as a Second Language presents an American Sign Language class geared toward those who wish to learn America's third most commonly used language for work, home, or enrichment.

This class will offer you the essentials you need to engage in sign conversations and will cover an introduction to signing grammar, deaf culture, fingerspelling, as well as the most commonly used vocabulary signs. In this class, you will also receive information about how to carry on with self-instruction in order to maintain your signing skills for a lifetime

The class will be offered June 11-14 from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. The fee is $100 and the class will be held in Berry 302. The deadline to register is June 4.

CPR Heartsaver and AED with First Aid (0.5 CEUs)

This course is designed for those responsible for children's health. It is intended for child care and foster care workers, teachers, recreation and other community staff, camp counselors and new parents, guardians, and other caregivers.

In this course we will cover pediatric first aid, adult, child, and infant CPR with mask, and adult and child AED.

Pediatric first aid topics include: eye injuries, fever; snake, spider, tick, and animal bites; stings and injuries and medical emergencies.

The class will be offered on June 15 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.The fee is $75and the class will be held in the Berry Building, Room 302. The deadline to register is June 7.

Microsoft Excel (1.6 CEUs)

Students will learn how to get around in Excel without being intimidated by the program.

Some of the things being taught will be setting up a workbook, setting up formulas, sorting, filtering, charts, using Excel in other programs, and printing.

Excel is a computer program often preferred or required when employers are looking for new personnel.

If you are looking to re-enter the working world, this would be an excellent class for you to take in order to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

The class will be offered June 18-21 from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.The fee is $120 and the class will be held in the Tech III Building, Room 102. The deadline to register is June 11.

Effective Classroom Management (2.0 CEUs)

This course on Classroom Management covers basic skills and knowledge for creating a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction and effective communication among members of the learning community.

In this course, participants examine strategies for managing their classrooms more effectively. Student behavior and misbehavior, techniques for classroom preparation, setup and management, and discipline models are explored. Participants learn how to establish and communicateexpectations in their classroom and create a positive learning environment.

The class will be offered June 18-21 from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.The fee is $135 and the class will be held in the Berry Building, Room 302. The deadline to register is June 11.

To register for a class, drop by the Technical Education Building I, or visit the Northwest website at www.northwestms.eduand download the Continuing Education brochure which contains a registration form that can be returned to the office by mail or in person.

Registration fees are refunded in full if the class for which an enrollment is full, the class is cancelled or the student notifies the office of Continuing Education prior to the registration deadline. Class fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card.

For more information, contact Daniel Hollowell, coordinator of Continuing Education at (662)560-5272 or email