Thursday, April 24th, 2014

UACCH Community Classes


Registration Form - Community Classes

For more information on community classes at UACCH, please call 870-722-8102.

New classes are added weekly, so check back often!

UACCH-Texarkana Community Classes

UACCH Campus Classes

 

ACT Prep (9 classes) - This 9 class course will help you prepare for the ACT exam. You will learn valuable test-taking skills. Topics covered will include: A lesson and examples on speed reading; Information on the make-up of the ACT exam; Examples of the four types of reading passages, and the best way to handle each; Managing incorrect answers; and Distracters. Class will meet 2 hours each day, Monday through Friday, for 2 weeks.

Monday-Friday, June 2-12, 2014.

3:00-5:00pm

$200

Distance Learning Building, Room 107

 

Concealed Handgun License RENEWAL Course – This half-day class is taught by Arkansas State Police approved instructor. Necessary to RENEW Concealed Handgun Permit in the state of Arkansas. Class time is 2 hours plus range time. This class has limited positions available, and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Paid pre-registration is necessary to secure class position. Please call Nancy Kenworthy at 870-722-8102 to register or for more information.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 OR Saturday April 12, 2014

9am – 12pm

$40

Technical and Industrial building, Room 160

 

Concealed Handgun License Course – This one-day class is taught by Arkansas State Police approved instructor. Necessary for Concealed Handgun Permit in the state of Arkansas. Class time is 4-6 hours plus range time. This class has limited positions available, and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Paid pre-registration is necessary to secure class position. Please call Nancy Kenworthy at 870-722-8102 to register or for more information.

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

9am – 2pm

$80

Technical and Industrial building, Room 160

 

Self Defense Class- This self-defense course is designed to make you more aware, prepared, and ready for any situation that may occur in your everyday life on any given day.

The one-time 4 hour Open Enrollment class covers the following:

Hour 1 & 2-Safety Discussion:

• How to avoid being a target

• The “Illusion of Safety”

• How to handle a confrontation: verbally, mentally, and psychologically

• The power of body language and non-verbal cues

• Effective tips on how to be safer and more aware

• Safety items and how to use your cell phone as an “invisible friend”

• Specific locations: elevators, street, subways, dates, bars, taxis, etc.

• Learning how to use your voice

 

Hour 3 & 4-Physical Techniques:

• How, when and where to strike

• What to do from the floor & how to handle attacks from behind

• Escape from grabs and chokeholds

• How to handle multiple attackers & what to do when a weapon is involved

Saturday, April 12, 2014

9am – 1pm

Technical and Industrial Building, Room 160

$40

 

Fitness Classes:

Summer is just around the corner! (We hope!) NOW is the time to get in shape, tone & lose, and strengthen your core. UACCH offers 3 classes for you to choose from each week! Each class meets twice a week. Enroll in one, two, or all three!

 

Aerobics- Fun, high-energy exercises set to music.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

April 8 to May 1

5:30-6:30pm

Technical and Industrial building, Room 160

$40

 

Core Strengthening- Training of the abdominals, gluteal, and lower back muscles to improve stability and balance, and maximize overall health.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

April 8 to May 1

6:45-7:45pm

Technical and Industrial building, Room 160

$40

 

Tone and Lose- Getting in shape by toning your muscles and losing weight improves your appearance and your health. Combining vigorous cardiovascular exercise with strength training and a well-balanced, reduced-calorie diet is the safest and most effective way to stimulate effective weight reduction. This class will be intense. It also includes a customized meal plan.

Mondays and Fridays

April 7 to May 2

6:00-7:00pm

Technical and Industrial building, Room 160

$40

 

Deco Mesh Spring Wreath - Big and beautiful deco mesh wreaths are the hottest trend going! And it’s no wonder, because they’re so stunning, and they enhance the look of your home! Deco mesh can be used indoors or out. It’s perfect for celebrating the seasons and holidays, as well as life’s special events. We’ll show you how to make an exciting deco mesh Spring wreath using readily available crafting supplies. It’s fun! It’s fast! You’re going to love this! Invite your friends to join you for this entertaining class!

Tuesday, March 18

6:00-9:00 pm.

Class cost: $15.00

Supply fee: $30.00-payable when you come to class.

 

Beginner Pottery – Learn the ancient art of pottery!  In this class, you will make a pinch pot of your own. You will also learn to glaze a thrown pot, as well as glazing your own pinch pot that you made!  You will leave this class with 2 beautiful pottery pieces to take home! You will also keep all tools and any leftover supplies to use at home!

Mondays, March 4, 11, and 18.

6:00-8:00 pm.

Class cost: $20.00

Supply fee: $35.00-payable on first night of class.

Technical and Industrial Building, Room 160

 

Concealed Handgun License Course - This one-day class is taught by Arkansas State Police approved instructor.  Necessary for Concealed Handgun Permit in the state of Arkansas. Class time is 4-6 hours plus range time. This class has limited positions available, and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Paid pre-registration is necessary to secure class position. Please call Nancy Kenworthy at 870-722-8102 to register or for more information.

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

9am – 2pm

$80

Technical and Industrial building, Room 160

 

Hunter Education -  Taught by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969, must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card to hunt in Arkansas. Children under 16 may hunt without hunter education as long as they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is 21 years old and has a valid hunting license. There is no specific age requirement to enroll in hunter education. However, the educational material is based on a sixth-grade reading level. Arkansas recognizes hunter education cards from other states. Arkansas’s hunter education program is recognized in all states as well as in Canada and Mexico.

Class is FREE, but pre-registration is necessary. Call Nancy at 870-722-8102 to register.

Saturday, March 1

8:00am-6:00pm

FREE

Student Center Room 202-203

 

Boater Education – Sponsored by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must have successfully completed an approved AGFC Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water. Topics covered include: Arkansas Boating Law, Boat Classification, Registration and Trailering, Personal Flotation Devices (Life Jackets, etc.), Rules of the Road, Maintenance, and Boating Accidents.

Class is FREE, but pre-registration is necessary. Call Nancy at 870-722-8102 to register.

Saturday, March 15

9:00am – 3:00pm

Free

Student Center Room 202-203

 

Computer Basics for Beginners - Do you have a computer and want to learn more about it? This course is designed for people with little or no knowledge of computers. Topics covered include basic computer parts, Windows, e-mail, Internet, and more.

Tuesdays, Feb. 25-Mar. 18

5:00-6:30 PM

$50

Technical and Industrial Building, Room 102

 

Cake Decorating - Learn the creative skills and techniques needed to beautifully decorate cakes and cupcakes for special occasions such as Easter, Graduation, Birthdays, and more!  The fee includes some supplies.  Call Nancy for supply list: 870-722-8102. This class has a new teacher!

Mondays, February 24-March 17

6:00-8:00pm

$45

Technical and Industrial Building, Conference Room

 

ACT Prep (10 week class) - This 10 week course will help you prepare for the ACT exam. You will learn valuable test-taking skills. Topics covered will include: A lesson and examples on speed reading; Information on the make-up of the ACT exam; Examples of the four types of reading passages, and the best way to handle each; Managing incorrect answers; and Distracters.

Thursdays, February 6-April 10

4:30-6:30pm

$200

Distance Learning Building, Room 107

 

Fun With Photos - Students will bring their own images to work on. They will perform the basic adjustments, then play with different effects and filters to achieve unique looks for their images. This will be a facilitated class more than a lecture class. Instructor will help students find the tools that will help them produce their art, get them unstuck or back to their original, and help them set up an online gallery to share their work with the rest of the world. Limited Seating. NO TEXTBOOK REQUIRED.

Dates TBA

$45

Class dates will be scheduled once we have enough participants.

Please call 870-722-8102 if you are interested in this class.

 

iPad Basics - Do you have a new iPad and wish you knew more about it? This is the workshop for you! Explore settings, learn to download apps, music, books and podcasts, connect to the internet, set up calendar events and notifications, capture photos and video (on iPad 2 and 3) and much more!

Bring your iPad with you to class.

Dates TBA

$20

Class dates will be scheduled once we have enough participants.

Please call 870-722-8102 if you are interested in this class.

 

Conversational Spanish - Have you always wanted to learn to speak Spanish? This course is designed for people with little or no experience with the Spanish language. Topics covered include friendly greetings, polite expressions, Spanish phrases, words for the workplace, and more!

Tuesdays, March 4 – April 8 (no class Spring Break week)

6:30-8:30pm

$60

Technical and Industrial Building, Conference Room

 

ONLINE

Learn a new skill or hobby online. Classes begin the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks. You will receive two lessons per week. Access your online classroom from the convenience of your home or office. Visit www.ed2go.com/uacch for a complete listing of courses.

OVER 300 CLASSES TO CHOOSE FROM, INCLUDING:

  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Excel
  • Effective Business Writing
  • Word
  • A to Z Grantwriting
  • Access
  • Grammar Refresher
  • Speed Spanish
  • Assisting Aging Parents
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Computer Skills for the Workplace
  • QuickBooks
  • Speed Reading
  • Event Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Genealogy
  • Music Made Easy: How to Read Music

Classes begin September 18, October 16, and November 13 $80

Online

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS

Arkansas Department of Education: Professional Credit for Teachers. Ignite a desire for learning in your students. Master the art of classroom discipline. Guide children to greater success in reading and writing. Make better use of your classroom computer. All classes offered online through www.ed2go.com/uacch. Work at your own pace! Over 50 Classes approved by ADE!!

Course offerings include:

  • Integrating Technology in the Classroom
  • Spanish in the Classroom
  • Teaching Students with Disabilities
  • Solving Classroom Discipline Problems I & II
  • Introduction to Teaching ESL/EFL
  • Singapore Math Strategies
  • Teaching Science to Grades 4-6

Classes begin September 18, October 16, and November 13 $80

Online