September 26, 2011
The Clark County Community Education Program Advisory Council held its regular bi-monthly meeting Sept. 21 at Central Bank. New members were introduced: Cindy Banks, Chamber president; Diane Travis, workforce development manager for the Office of Employment and Training; and Mike Kindred, Clark County Area Technology Center principal. Community Education Director Cora Heffner said that Community Education has been providing monthly classes for the Clark County Community Services Center recently.
April 9, 2012
Registration is currently underway for several Clark County Community Education classes. - Quick and Easy Party Foods, Thursday, April 12 6-8 p.m., register and pay in advance. Cost is $15. - Craft Time for Preschoolers, Saturday, April 14, 10-11 a.m. at Rose Mary C. Brooks Place Cottage 111. Created for parents of children 2-5 years-old and cost is $15. - Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED, Saturday, April 14, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or Tuesday, May 1, 5-9 p.m. at the Clark County Public Library community room.
March 25, 2011
The Clark County Community Education Program Advisory Council held its regular bi-monthly meeting March 16 at Central Bank. Community Education director Cora Heffner reported that the extra funds from the 100 Best Communities for Young People celebration went to Hannah McClure Elementary School for their can recycling project. Eleven students from George Rogers Clark High School will be job shadowing at the Clark Regional Regional Medical Center and one at a Lexington dentist on March 23. GRC Kentucky Scholars students will attend an activities and tour day at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in May. The Joe F. Reed Memorial Heart Walk will be April 16 at the Traveling Trail.
February 7, 2011
Community Education, a program of the Clark County Public Schools, is offering two sessions of State Registered Nurse Aide Training. Saturday classes will begin March 5 and meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday/Thursday evening classes will begin March 21 and will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Each session is 75 hours and will consist of classroom instruction and clinical time. Classes will be held at the Clark County Area Technology Center, 650 Boone Ave., Winchester. Rhonda Gilmore, RN, is the instructor for both classes.
November 23, 2012
The Clark County Community Education Program Advisory Council held its regular bi-monthly meeting Nov. 14 at Central Bank. Community Education director Cora Heffner introduced new youth members Kaylee Raymer and Sandra Skinner and guest Jennifer Compton, Bluegrass Area Development District assistant director. Compton explained that six criteria must be met to receive the Work Ready Community designation: high school graduation rate of 82 percent or higher, National Career Readiness Certificate holders 15 percent of the workforce ages 18-64, demonstrated community commitment, educational attainment of 25 percent or higher with two or more years of college/technical training, soft skills development and 90 percent of community must have access to the Internet.
February 27, 2008
Friday is the last day to register for the following classes offered by Community Education, a program of the Clark County Schools: - Karate, Mondays, March 3 to April 21, 6 to 7 p.m. at College Park Gym. Cost is $60, $30 for additional family members. Instructor is Brian Runyon. - Zumba for Kids, ages 8 to 12, Mondays, March 3 to 24, 4 to 5 p.m. at Central Elementary School Gymnasium. Cost is $35. Instructor is Richard Cates. - Excel for Beginners, Mondays, March 3 to 24, 6 to 8 p.m. at George Rogers Clark High School, computer lab 109. Cost is $30. Instructor is Betsy Dennis.
April 14, 2011
LANCASTER — The Garrard County school board voted to eliminate a community program and several teacher positions in the 2011-2012 school year at its meeting this week. But the cuts may not be as deep as they appear on the surface, Superintendent Don Aldridge said. In order to cope with a $1.4 million reduction in funding and additional costs this year and next, the board voted to drop about eight instcutional positions and the community education program, which is directed by Lancaster Mayor Brenda Powers.
February 25, 2009
Community Education announces that openings remain in the following courses: Mountain Dulcimer, Ballroom Dancing, Microsoft Access, Typing/Keyboarding, PhotoShop, Karate, Tai Chi and Concealed Carry Weapons Training. To register or for more information, call 745-3946 or e-mail cora.heffner@-clark.kyschools.us or firstname.lastname@example.org.