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The following organizations offer education services for adults in the Junction City / Ft. Riley / Geary County Area:

Barton Community College
100 Continental Avenue
Grandview Plaza, KS 66441
785-238-8550

Central Kansas Educational Opportunity Center
100 Continental Ave
Grandview Plaza, KS 66441
785-238-5200

Cloud County Community College Adult Education Program
2221 Campus Drive
Concordia, KS 66901
800-729-5101 ext. 335

Cloud County Community College, Geary County Campus
631 Caroline Avenue
Junction City, KS 66441
785-238-8010, ext. 710

Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
230 West Seventh Street
Junction City, KS 66441
785-238-4311

Fort Riley Education Services
211 Custer Ave
Fort Riley, KS  66442
785-239-6481

Geary County Virtual Learning Center
920 West Sixth Street
Junction City, KS 66441
620-238-9584

Junction City Workforce Center
1012A West Sixth Street
Junction City, KS 66441
785-762-8870

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Adult Learning Resources and Services at a Glance



Course Schedules


Adult Basic Education & GED


CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADULT EDUCATION (AE-GED) PROGRAM

The Cloud Adult AE-GED Program offers an open door to new possibilities. It offers teacher directed instructional services for adult students interested in: 1) obtaining a Kansas State High School Diploma (GED); 2) preparing for entry into college, technical school or military service; 3) improving reading/writing/math/science/ or social studies skills; 4) advancing workplace or technology skills; 5) entering the workforce; 6) and/or retaining or improving employment. WorkKeys Assessments preparation, Work Ready Credentials, Employability Success Skills, Technology Certificates, and GED Official Practice Testing are also available. Students must participate in an orientation before attending classes. Additional information is available from our website at www.cloud.edu/Academics/Adult-education-program.

Population Served: Students must be at least 16 years of age or older and out of school to attend.
Agency Hours:  Daytime and evening classes available, Monday through Thursday. Call for class schedules.
Location:  631 Caroline Avenue, Cloud County Community College-Geary County Campus
Fees: Classes are free, but there is a $55 materials and software seat fee with additional fees for GED Testing.
Dates: Orientations will be held August 7 & 8 and October 16 & 17
Registration Deadlines:Call 800-729-5101, ext. 335 by August 6 or October 15 to reserve your place
Service Provider:  Cloud County Community College
Contact Person: Debbie Kearn, 800-729-5101, ext. 335 (includes voicemail) or by e-mail at dkearn@cloud.eduor Mandy Kloth, 785-238-8010, ext. 711 or by email mkloth@cloud.edu


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College Readiness


BARTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE BASIC SKILLS EDUCATION PROGRAMS

These college classes are for military service members and are designed to enhance basic math, reading, and writing skills. They are available to military family members on a space available basis. Classes meet Monday through Friday for three weeks in length with each class meeting for three hour sessions. Courses can be designed to meet unit requirements. For more information, contact the Fort Riley Education Center and speak to an Army Education Counselor or call Barton's Fort Riley office at 785-784-6606.


CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Geary County Campus of Cloud County Community College offers college-readiness classes in each semester to those wishing to enhance their skills before beginning a college curriculum.  The fee for each class is based on residency and number of credit hours.  Please call the Geary County Campus at 785-238-8010 ext. 750 for tuition and registration information.  Class days and times vary with each semester.  See the current course schedule in this publication for this semester’s offerings.  

Transitional English
This class will help students prepare for their college composition courses. The content includes instruction in the writing process from free writing and brainstorming to revision and editing with the development of sentence structure, correctness, and variety. This is a 3 credit hour class.

Composition Workshop
This class is designed to be taken with English Composition I for students who need individualized instruction in the clear and correct usage of English grammar, extended practice with writing form and purpose and the successful writing habits.

Elementary Algebra
This class is designed for students with little or no high school algebra. Topics covered include number systems, solution and application of linear equations, factoring and radicals. Prerequisite: Pre-algebra with a C or better or appropriate test scores. This is a 3 credit hour class.

Intermediate Algebra
This course is designed for students who have only one year of high school algebra or who are not otherwise ready for College Algebra. Among the topics covered will be number systems, linear equations and inequalities, lines, systems of linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, exponents, rational expressions, and quadratic equations. Prerequisite: Elementary Algebra with a C or better or appropriate test scores. This is a 3 credit class.


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Continuing Education


BARTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE - COLLEGE PROGRAM

College Program classes consist of both traditional and hybrid classes and are open to civilian and military students. College program classes have five cycles per year and each cycle is eight weeks in length. Courses are offered at various times Monday through Saturday.  Traditional classes meet twice a week for three hours each class period with assignments completed online or in the classroom. Hybrid classes meet for three hours each week in class and another three hours completed online, in addition to other course assignments.  Weekend classes are hybrid and meet Saturday from 0900 to 1200 hours or 1300 to 1600 hours each weekend for eight weeks.  For the evening and weekend classes, books may be provided. Students are encouraged to contact the Fort Riley Barton office at 785-784-6606 for details.  Cost for college courses is $104 per credit hour, TA eligible. There is a $15 technology fee for hybrid courses.

BARTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE – LSEC LEADER SKILLS ENHANCEMENT COURSE

LSEC is designed to assist in the training of Noncommissioned Officers and soldiers demonstrating leadership potential in the advanced skills needed to perform at higher-level leadership and staff positions. It is an on-duty program and attendance in all classes is mandatory. Students not attending all classes risk the possibility of failing the course for non-attendance.  LSEC program is open to the Total Army Family:  Active duty military, reserve and National Guard, retirees, military family members, and DOD civilians and their family members.  LSEC class schedules have seven cycles per year and each cycle is six weeks in length. Traditional type classes meet Monday through Friday for 1 ½ hours each class. Classes with assignments are completed online or in the classroom.  Tuition and books are provided at no cost to the student.  Students are able to complete an Associate degree and transfer credits to major universities.

BARTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S HAZARDOUS MATERIALS & EMERGENCY SERVICES TRAINING INSTITUTE (HMESTI)

HMESTI provides Hazardous Materials, Occupational Safety and Health, Emergency Management/Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services and Military On-Site Training. These programs can be tailored for individual students, business, industry, and governmental agencies. The HMESTI is also home to a Great Plains OSHA Education Center (GPOEC). In addition to offering OSHA numbered courses, GPOEC can provide high-quality professional safety and occupational health training tailored to your organization’s needs. Upon request, we can provide training across the state of Kansas.

Population Served: Adults, business, industry, governmental agencies
Agency Hours: Class days and times vary per semester 
Location: Grandview Plaza Campus, 100 Continental Drive, Exit 299 and I-70
Fees:  Vary per class
Service Provider:  Grandview Plaza Campus,   Barton Community College
Contact Person:  Email hazmat@bartonccc.edu or safety@bartonccc.edu or call 785-238-8550 for more class/registration information.


BARTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS & EMERGENCY RESPONSE (HAZWOPER)

This course provides students with an overview of the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for occupational health and safety workers who respond to hazardous waste and chemical spills.  Topics include toxicology, chemical awareness, monitoring, personal protective equipment, safety, confined space entry, incident command, site control, medical surveillance, decontamination, safe work practices and emergency procedures.  In addition to the full, forty hour course, an eight hour refresher course is also available. 

Population Served: Adults, business, industry, governmental agencies
Agency Hours: Class days and times vary per semester
Location: Grandview Plaza Campus, 100 Continental Drive, Exit 299 and I-70
Fees: Vary per class
Service Provider:  Grandview Plaza Campus,   Barton Community College
Contact Person:  Email hazmat@bartonccc.edu or safety@bartonccc.edu or call 785-238-8550 for more class/registration information.


CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE (CDL)

This program is offered in two phases. Phase 1 is a two week course that will provide the training necessary to successfully complete the CDL general knowledge Class A written tests with the State of Kansas to obtain your CDL Learners Permit. Phase 2 incorporates what you learned in Phase 1 with hands on training, including behind-the-wheel driving of a tractor trailer/combination vehicle with air brakes. Upon its completion, you will be prepared for the three-part Class A Driving Skills Exam.

Population Served: Adults
Agency Hours: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday (Phase I) and as scheduled with instructor (Phase II)
Location: Geary County Campus - Cloud County Community College
Fees: Phase I: $400, Phase II: $2000 (estimated)
Date(s): Evening and weekend classes
Service Provider:  Geary County Campus - Cloud County Community College
Contact Person:  Laura Leite, Business and Industry Coordinator, 785-238-8010, ext. 710


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CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM

Cloud County Community College is committed to extending educational opportunities into the communities in our service area. The Community Education Department includes general education courses, online classes, personal enrichment workshops and Allied Health Classes including Certified Nurse Aide, Medication Aide, Home Health Aide Medication Aide Update, and Emergency Medical Technician.  Outreach courses are offered at 28 locations over a 12 county area including the Geary County Campus in Junction City and concurrent (dual credit) high school classes.

Agency Hours, Location, and Fees:  Vary depending upon the class.


CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE MSF BASIC RIDER COURSES

Those who choose to take a rider education course greatly reduce the likelihood and severity of being involved in a motorcycle accident.  What you do before you start a trip goes a long way toward determining whether or not you’ll get where you want to go safely – wearing the right gear, becoming familiar with the motorcycle, checking the motorcycle equipment, knowing the traffic laws, and being a responsible rider.  This course covers all of the preparation work and provides on-the-bike instructional driving.  The training is Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) approved.  Upon completion, participants will receive their MSF Safety Certificate as well as their Kansas DE-99.  Classes are held in Junction City and we provide the motorcycles! 

Population Served: Adults
Agency Hours:Friday evening and all day on Saturday and Sunday
Location:Geary County Campus – Cloud County Community College
Fees:$250
Date(s):August 16 - 18, September 13 - 15 and October 11 - 13. Visit www.teachmetoride.com for more info
Registration Deadline:  Ongoing
Service Provider:  Motorcycle Training Specialists, Inc.



K-STATE WEB DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE DEGREE

The Web Development Technology Associate Degree was specifically created to equip students with web design and development expertise essential for growing and changing technologies. Courses cover user interfaces, navigation, mobile web pages, e-commerce tools, dynamic web pages, and Internet theory. Students also learn client-side and server-side programming, video and audio streaming, and database applications. For more information on the web development technology associate degree offered by Kansas State Polytechnic at Fort Riley, contact the campus professional education and outreach office at 785-826-2633 or email profed@kstate.edu. K-State at the Fort Riley Education Center is available for in-person inquiries.

Population Served: Active duty, guard and reserve, military families, general community
Agency Hours:Evening classes starting in August 2019
Location:Room 112, Building 206, Fort Riley Education Center
Fees:Application fee: $40. Tuition: $250/credit hour.
Date(s):August 26 – October 18, October 21 – December 20. On-post advising available May – August.
Registration Deadline:  Apply and enroll by August 16 for the fall semester
Contact Person: Dom Barnes, 785-239-0685 on Fort Riley or Email dombarnes@ksu.edu
Service Provider: Kansas State University Polytechnic

 

LEARN TECH FOR SUCCESS

This six session series includes topics that range from computer basics to website creation. These subjects introduce specific, helpful skills that are commonly used in college courses and careers. Whether you want to improve your on-the-job skills, prepare for your college courses, or build your own website, this series can provide the tools necessary for tech success. Participants can attend one, some or all six sessions of topics that include:  Bits, Bytes, Browsers; Microsoft Office Suite and File Storage; What in the World Wide Web?; Just Google It; Social Media and Fake News, and From Consumer to Creator: Building a Free Website

Population Served: Adults
Agency Hours:Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:Computer Lab, Admin Building, Geary County Campus - Cloud County Community College
Fees:$20.00 per session
Date(s):Ongoing
Registration Deadline:  None
Contact Person:Contact Laura Leite, Business and Industry Coordinator, 785-238-8010, ext. 710
Service Provider: Geary County Campus - Cloud County Community College

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LEARNING IS FOR EVERYONE COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Learning Is for Everyone (LIFE) community education program is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the people of Geary County, Ft. Riley and the surrounding area. It is based on the premise that the quality of life in any community is dependent upon the opportunity for the personal development of its individual citizens. LIFE provides a means for people to share their knowledge, exchange ideas and pursue their interests through lifelong learning.

Agency Hours, Location, and Fees:  Vary depending upon the class.  See the program directory on the LIFE page for current information


ONLINE LANGUAGE LEARNING WITH MANGO LANGUAGES

The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library is your gateway to Mango Languages, a language-learning database that combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. It includes instruction for seventy-two different languages, from American Sign and Egyptian Arabic to Vietnamese and Yiddish. Instruction for English as a Second Language is also available from twenty-one different first languages. The courses are available in two intensities, Mango Conversations and Mango Premier. To learn more about them, just visit Mango here or visit the JCLIB Home Page and click on the Mango Languages link.  Those who would like a one-on-one guided tour with a member of the Reference staff can call 238-4311 or send an email to reference@jclib.org to make an appointment. 


SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE'S EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS CONTINUITY

This certificate is designed to prepare the executive security professional for assessing and designing contingencies for public and private security measures in a global society. Students will examine the best practices and lessons learned and analyze a wide range of topics and issues within the emergency management and business continuity discipline. The five courses needed to complete the certificate are Homeland Security: All Hazards, Corporate Risk Management, Emergency Planning, Crisis & Risk Management, and Business Continuity Management. All 15 credit hours can also be applied toward the Bachelor of Science in Security Management degree.

Population Served: Adults
Agency Hours:8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Location:Building 215, 211 Custer Avenue, Fort Riley (Classes available online as well as on-ground)
Fees:$250
Date(s):Certificate can be completed in eight months or less through six-week classes with no prerequisites.
Registration Deadline: Call 785-794-9930 or email enrollment@sckans.edu for registration and tuition information.
Service Provider:Southwestern College



UNIVERSAL CLASS

Want to take a class? Learn something new? The State Library of Kansas' Universal Class is the place to go! From accounting, office skills, test prep, and teacher resources, they have a class for almost anything. To learn more about Universal Class visit the library web site at www.jclib.org and click on the Universal Class link. Those who would like a one-on-one guided tour with a member of the Reference staff can call 785-238-4311 or send an email to reference@jclib.org to make an appointment.

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Diploma Completion


ADULT HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION PROGRAM

The Geary County Learning Center has changed to the Geary County Virtual Learning Center. This means that adults wishing to complete their high school diploma can complete their coursework on their own schedule, at their own pace, and at their own home with support from the learning center when needed. Experienced online teachers will help students finish what they started. Call Linda Prior at 620-238-9584 or email her at Linda.Prior@greenbush.org for more information or to get started. There are no fees and no excuses. Get started today.

Agency Hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. (Beginning August 13)
Location: Geary County Virtual Learning Center (Larry Dixon Center, 920 West 6th Street) Fees: None
Dates: Open enrollment
Registration deadline: None
Service Provider: Geary County Virutal Learning Center
Contact Person: Linda Prior, 620-238-9584 or Linda.Prior@greenbush.org


CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADULT EDUCATION (AE-GED) PROGRAM

The Cloud Adult AE-GED Program offers an open door to new possibilities. It offers teacher directed instructional services for students interested in: 1) obtaining a Kansas State High School Diploma (GED); 2) preparing for entry into college, technical school or military service; 3) improving reading/writing/math/science/ or social studies skills; 4) advancing workplace or technology skills; 5) entering the workforce; 6) and/or retaining or improving employment. WorkKeys Assessments preparation, Work Ready Credentials, Employability Success Skills, Technology Certificates, and GED Official Practice Testing are also available. Students must participate in an orientation before attending classes. Additional information is available from our website at www.cloud.edu/Academics/Adult-education-program.

Population Served: Students must be at least 16 years of age or older and out of school to attend.
Agency Hours: Daytime and evening classes available, Monday through Thursday. Call for class schedules.
Location:  631 Caroline Avenue, Cloud County Community College-Geary County Campus
Fees:Classes are free, but there is a $55 materials and software seat fee with additional fees for GED Testing
Dates: Orientations will be held August 7 & 8 or October 16 & 17
Registration Deadlines: Call 800-729-5101, ext. 335 by August 6 or October 15 to reserve your place
Service Provider: Cloud County Community College
Contact Person: Debbie Kearn, 800-729-5101, ext. 335 (includes voicemail), or by email at dkearn@cloud.edu or Mandy Kloth, 800-729-5101, ext 711 or by email at mkloth@cloud.edu


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Distance Education


BARTONline

BARTonline.org provides students the opportunity to complete an Associate Degree online. Courses taken at other colleges and universities plus your military and work experience can be applied toward degree completion requirements at Barton Community College.  A minimum of 15 credit hours are required from Barton for degree completion.

Fees:  $150 per credit hour except for MLTC courses. The only other expense is the cost of textbooks and/or materials, which varies by the course.
Dates and Registration Deadline:  See web site at BARTonline.org for registration information.
Service Provider:  Barton Community College


CLOUD ONLINE

The aim of CLOUD Online is to assist you in achieving your educational, career and personal goals. Courses begin in January, March, May, August, and October and offer you a flexible and convenient means of working toward a degree or upgrading workplace skills while meeting your family and work commitments. Our accredited online degree program offers coursework leading to an associate's degree or for transferring to another institution. General education courses applicable to all associates degrees are available in addition to curriculum components leading to completion of a General Business Associate of Applied Science degrees. For more information, visit Cloud County's website at cloud.edu.

Contact Person:  Cloud's Admissions Office, 800-729-5101 ext. 212

K-STATE GLOBAL CAMPUS

K-State Global Campus grants access to Certificate, Bachelor, Master, and PhD opportunities. If you're interested in taking classes online but haven't decided on a program of study or missed the application deadline, you can still enroll as a nondegree-seeking student. This option will allow you to begin taking classes right away without being formally admitted. DirectLink is a new initiative between Kansas community colleges and Kansas State University to provide community college students with additional support as they prepare to transition to the university. Students who participate in the initiative will receive recognition for achievements made while completing the associate degree and will be provided with curriculum sequence information that will guide them through the most efficient and effective timeline to obtaining a bachelor's degree. Students also will have access to K-State resources, customized campus visits, degree audits and activities designed specifically for them.

Fees:Fees and tuition vary by course and degree level
Dates and Registration Deadline: See website at global.k-state.edu/online
Service Provider: Kansas State University Global Campus

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PROCTORING DISTANCE EDUCATION EXAMS – DOROTHY BRAMLAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Many distance education programs require that students make arrangements with a local proctor that will supervise them as they take their exams. This proctor is necessary to ensure the academic integrity and security of those tests. The reference staff at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library provides a proctoring service to students residing in the Junction City/Fort Riley area for both paper and online testing. Proctoring guidelines and a student identification form can be found on the library's website at jclib.org (Students must schedule a proctoring session at least 24 hours in advance). Call today at 785-238-4311 and ask for the reference desk to set up this service.

Population Served: Students enrolled in a distance education program
Agency Hours:  By appointment during regular library hours, Monday through Saturday. Proctoring is not offered on Sundays.
Location:  Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Fees:  None
Dates:  Ongoing
Service Provider:  Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Contact Person:  Donna Porter, 785-238-4311 or donnap@jclib.org


PROCTORING DISTANCE EDUCATION EXAMS – GEARY COUNTY VIRTUAL LEARNING CENTER

The Geary County Virtual Learning Center is ready to proctor exams for long distance education students and help them meet the requirement of their program.

Agency Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays (beginning August 13)
Location:  Learning Center (Larry Dixon Center, 920 West 6th Street)
Contact Person:  Call Linda Prior at 620-238-9584 or email linda.prior@greenbush.org for more information about this service.


SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Southwestern College's Professional Studies program provides flexible online classes tailor-made for adults, members of the U.S. Armed Forces, and persons in transition who require flexibility while they work to reach their academic goals. Our bachelor degree, master degree and certificate programs can be completed at the convenience of the learner from anywhere around the world. Classes are offered on-site at Fort Riley, and online in six-week sessions. Southwestern College offers a generous transfer policy, providing a transfer evaluation upon request. Military discounts are available to active duty military, guard members, reservists and their spouses. Military discounts are also offered to DoD civilians. Information about our programs is also included in the GoArmyEd portal for tuition assistance. On post services are available at Building 211 Custer Avenue, 785-784-9930 or by e-mailing Ashley Ortega For a complete list of programs please visit http://ps.sckans.edu Become a Moundbuilder today!


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Job Readiness


CENTRAL KANSAS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER

100% Funded by the Department of Education/TRIO Program
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is located in the Junction City Workforce Center. We offer free services providing assistance with career planning, financial literacy, education choices, financial aid and admissions to technical schools, colleges and universities. Visit our web site at bartonccc.edu/community/CKEOC for additional information.

Population Served:  Persons interested in post-secondary education who have not yet completed a bachelor's degree
Agency Hours:  Call (785) 238-5200 to schedule an appointment
Location: 100 W. Continental Avenue (GVP), Junction City & 1025 Main, Great Bend
Service Providers:  Department of Education and Barton Community College/Great Bend CKEOC


CERTIFIED MEDICATION AID, ONLINE-HYBRID
The 75-hour, 5-credit hour, Certified Medication Aid class follows the Kansas Department of Health and Environment curriculum, with time divided evenly between classroom and clinical hours. Students will have the opportunity to partake in hands-on learning with residents in local long-term care communities. Students will learn a variety of skills including: Drug Classifications, Administering Medications, Monitoring Medication Therapies, Ethics, Communication, and Appropriate Documentation. Practice exams are given, and the Kansas C.M.A state board exam is scheduled shortly after the end of the class. Classes last approximately one month and are generally held on a monthly basis in an online-hybrid format. Classroom bookwork is completed online, and clinical hours take place on local health-care sites and may vary per month. Class size is limited to 10 students per instructor. For more information, please contact JoDee Aldridge-Ball at 800-729-5101 ext. 372 or jaldridge@cloud.edu


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CERTIFIED NURSE AID, ONLINE-HYBRID

The 90-hour, 5-credit hour, Certified Nurse Aid class follows the Kansas Department of Health and Environment curriculum, with time divided evenly between classroom and clinical hours. Students will have the opportunity to partake in hands-on learning with residents in local long-term care communities. Students will learn a variety of skills including: Infection Prevention & Control; Vital Signs; Nutrition and Fluids; Mobility; Communication; Safety; and Dementia and Problem Behaviors. Practice exams are given, and the Kansas C.N.A state board exam is scheduled shortly after the end of the class. Classes last approximately one month, are generally held on a monthly basis in an online-hybrid format. Classroom bookwork is completed online, and clinical hours take place on local health-care sites and may vary per month. Class size is limited to 10 students per instructor. For more information, please contact JoDee Aldridge-Ball at 800-729-5101 ext. 372 or jaldridge@cloud.edu.


CLOUD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN TRAINING

Join Cloud's next EMT Class! The Emergency Medical Technician course is required for persons involved in providing emergency care. It includes care of patient prior to transport, control of the accident scene, preparation for transport, transport and care of the patient en route to a hospital emergency department, communications, reporting, record keeping, and vehicle care. It will provide the participant with the preparation necessary for testing for certification and practice as an EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN in the State of Kansas. Grant or scholarship assistance may be available. An installment payment plan is available. Please contact Stephanie Pitchford at 785-238-8010 ext. 714 or spitchford@cloud.edu for details.

Population Served: Adults
Agency Hours:Classes begin in August and January
Location:Cloud County Community College-Geary County Campus
Fees:$1,850 with text (approximate).
Service Providers: Cloud County Community College-Geary County Campus


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JUNCTION CITY WORKFORCE CENTER

The Workforce Center provides employment and job training services, as well as help to job hunters with searching for job listings, filling out applications, and creating resumes

Population Served: Geary, Clay, Marshall, Pottawatomie, Riley, and Washington Counties and surrounding areas
Agency Hours:8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Location:1012A West Sixth Street, Suite A, Junction City
Fees:None
Service Providers:Participating partners include Educational Opportunity Center, Flint Hills Job Corps, Heartland Works, Kansas Departments of Commerce, Social and Rehabilitation Services and Vocational Rehabilitation
Contact Person:Call 785-762-8870 or visit the websites http://www.kansasworks.com or http://www.workforcecenters.com/junctioncity/ for additional information.


UNIVERSAL CLASS

Want to take a class? Learn something new? The State Library of Kansas' Universal Class is the place to go! From accounting, office skills, test prep, and teacher resources, they have a class for almost anything. To learn more about Universal Class visit the library web site at www.jclib.org and click on the Universal Class link. Those who would like a one-on-one guided tour with a member of the Reference staff can call 785-238-4311 or send an email to reference@jclib.org to make an appointment.

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Test Practice & Preparation


LEARNINGEXPRESS LIBRARY

The LearningExpress Library provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Test takers will get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of their results. Included in the practice test database are standardized tests for college entrance, graduate school entrance, civil service, vocational career certification, nursing, TOEFL, GED, teacher certification, advanced placement and real estate licensing. The site also includes basic skills improvement and job & career assistance. Accounts are fast and easy to set up and provide free and unlimited access to all of the Learn-A-Test resources from any computer that connects to the Internet.

Fees:  None
Program dates:  Ongoing
Registration deadline:  None.  Go to the DBPL Home Page and click on the LearningExpress Library link, then login or register for a new account. New users only require a valid email address and a password to register. Patrons temporarily outside of Kansas or using mobile devices that register as out-of-state may need to enter in their Kansas Library eCard login information before registering. Patrons should visit the library with photo ID and proof of Kansas residency to sign up for their Kansas Library eCard.
Service provider:  Dorothy Bramlage Public Library  


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Tutoring


ONE-ON-ONE TUTORING

Trying to improve your reading or math skills? Need help in a tough course? Want to learn or improve your English? Need a little extra help with any or all of these? The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library offers a service that matches students with a volunteer tutor who will work with them on a one-on-one basis to help them meet their learning goals. The pair will meet at selected locations (typically the library) on a schedule that best meets both of their needs and availability. Depending upon the student's goal, this could be a one-time meeting or an ongoing activity. Regardless, it is an opportunity for students to ask the questions they want to ask and learn the things they want to learn in a safe and friendly environment.

Population Served: Students of all ages and adults
Agency Hours: By appointment Location: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library and other locations as arranged
Fees:  None
Registration Deadline:  Ongoing
Contact Person:  Mike Sellman, 785-238-4311 or mikes@jclib.org


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