A Path to Stress Free Living: Quick Tips for an Insanely Productive Life 10/21/2020 - 10/21/2020 $75.00

Stress is problematic for many people – a stressful job, the worry of what goes along with paying bills, a frenzied home life, the responsibilities of being a parent and/or caregiver, as well as the impact of poor life habits such as eating, unpredictable sleeping patterns (too much or too little), drinking, and smoking which can all lead to an enormous amount of stress. If that sounds like your life, there are some simple things you can do to improve the strain and pressure. At a reasonable level, stress can challenge you and help you grow, however, when stress is overwhelming, it causes one to be unhappy and unhealthy. Your life matters! Come join the instructor and let her share some strategies that she has learned along the road-of-hard-knocks to help you better embrace your challenges so you can spend more time with the people you love and do the things you really love to do. We all have the same amount of time in a day. Better for it to be spent with the ones you love and doing the things that matter most. Learn how to lead an insanely productive life and find your “joie de vivre” (joy of living). $75

Class Times:

Wed Oct 21 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Advanced Legal Research & Writing Certificate Course (Online Format) 10/19/2020 - 12/04/2020 $995.00

This course is designed to teach advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere. The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research will be taught. You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAW and other online legal research methods as time-saving devices in legal research and legal writing.

Course Objectives include how to:
•How to conduct manual legal research
•How to conduct electronic legal research
•How to find, interpret and use various types of legal authorities
•How to shepardize legal authorities
•How to write a legal analysis
•How to draft a Memorandum of Law
•How to brief case opinions
•How to engage in various types of legal writing

Participants will be expected to complete reading and homework assignments and will be assigned an advanced legal research project and legal writing assignment. Final research and writing projects will be presented for grading to the instructor or The Center for Legal Studies as a prerequisite of course completion (Online).

Prerequisite: Students must have completed the core Paralegal Certificate Course or have one- year paralegal experience prior to enrolling in this course. Students are encouraged to purchase their books immediately after registering by calling The Center for Legal Studies at 1-800-522-7737. Books cost approx. $363 plus shipping.

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Class Times:
Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course (Online Format) 10/19/2020 - 12/04/2020 $2400.00

These advanced topics build upon the Paralegal Certificate Course© and are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law.

Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.

Topics include:
•Advanced Legal Research
•Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation)
•Bankruptcy Law
•Business Law
•Constitutional Law
•Criminal Law
•Criminal Procedure
•Education Law
•Estate Planning
•Family Law
•Immigration Law
•Intellectual Property
•Real Property Law
•Victim Advocacy
•Water Law

Participants should expect to spend at least 8-12 hours per week reading and preparing assignments and tests for each course. Participants who successfully complete six of the topics required of the Advanced Paralegal Course will earn up to 27 CEU’s and will receive a certificate of completion from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Required book purchases will vary by topic. Total book fee (for six topics) can range from $220 - $630. Please call 337-482-6386 for more information on ordering books.

Prerequisite: Paralegal Certificate Course.

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Class Times:
Advanced Portrait Photography 10/15/2020 - 10/29/2020 $379.00

This class will cover the techniques of studio and outdoor portrait photography. Classes take place in an operating photography studio. Lighting, from a single light source to multiple light set-ups, is discussed and practiced in great detail. In addition, metering, balancing multiple lights, light modification, proper exposure, white balance and posing and lighting for portraits are demonstrated and practiced, in the studio & outdoors. This is a very hands-on class. Students must provide a camera that is capable of being operated on full manual exposure, a good working knowledge of its use and a willingness to work in a group. Highly recommended, optional book purchase of $21 – details to be sent closer to class start date. $379

No Class Nov 24 & Nov 26

Class Times:

Thu Nov 5 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 10 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Nov 12 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 17 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Nov 19 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Dec 1 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Dec 3 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Dec 8 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Dec 10 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Dec 15 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

American Sign Language for Beginners 10/05/2020 - 11/30/2020 $99.00

ASL is the third most used language in America! This course introduces the native language of the deaf and a foundation of knowledge of American Deaf culture. Students will learn to finger spell the manual alphabet and will be exposed to the basic grammar and structure rules that are unique to ASL. By the end of this course, students will be able to carry out simple conversations in ASL. No previous signing experience is necessary.
No Class Nov 23.
No book required. $99, age 12+ (10-12 must be accompanied by an adult student)

Class Times:

Mon Oct 5 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Oct 12 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Oct 19 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Nov 2 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Nov 16 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Nov 30 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

American Sign Language Intermediate 10/05/2020 - 11/30/2020 $99.00

This course is designed to build upon basic ASL skills and knowledge. More vocabulary and grammar will be learned and practiced, and classmates will delve into deeper discussion about cultural and educational topics in the deaf community. Learners are recommended to be comfortable with the manual alphabet and have some basic ASL vocabulary. By the end of this course, students will be able to sign more complex sentences and conversations, as well as have sharper receptive skills. No book required. No Class Nov 23.

$99, age 12+ (10-12 must be accompanied by an adult student)

Class Times:

Mon Oct 5 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Oct 12 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Oct 19 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 2 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 16 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 30 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level I: Creating a Basic Drawing 10/20/2020 - 10/22/2020 $97.00

Anyone interested in learning AutoCAD is invited. No prior drafting experience is necessary, but one must have basic Windows and mouse skills. Each class teaches commands and techniques used in any version of AutoCAD. Every class involves hands on drafting exercises designed to enable the participant to become confident while learning basic drafting skills and creating accurate CAD drawings. As the levels
increase, earlier commands and techniques also progress.

The learning curve for a new computer skill is always a challenge. However, in this course you will see quick results. As you are introduced to the AutoCAD interface, you will get right to work creating and saving your first drawing. You will learn various commands and techniques including: lines, circles, how to erase/delete, zoom, ortho, snap, distance, list, the command line, status bar, modelspace, toolbars, pull downs and workspaces. You will be proud to see what you can accomplish in such little time!

Class Times:

Tue Oct 20 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Oct 22 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level II: Revising the Basic Drawing 10/27/2020 - 10/29/2020 $97.00

Continuing with hands-on practice, this class further develops techniques for accurate drawing and revision. Topics: selecting and editing entities, grips, object properties, drawing units, move, copy, rotate, offset, trim and mirror.

Class Times:

Tue Oct 27 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Oct 29 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level III: General Annotation & Text 11/03/2020 - 11/05/2020 $97.00

This class provides exercises that enable the drafter to annotate the
drawing. Topics: single-line text, text justification, text styles, multi-line
text, editing, bulleted and numbered lists, symbols, spell checking,
array and polylines.

Class Times:

Tue Nov 3 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Nov 5 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level IV: Dimensioning the Drawing 11/10/2020 - 11/12/2020 $97.00

These drafting exercises focus on dimensioning your drawing accurately and productively. Topics: creating dimensions, dimension styles, tweaking dimensions, leaders, stretch and fillet.

Class Times:

Tue Nov 10 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Nov 12 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level V: Layers & Drawing Management 11/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 $97.00

Apply layers to the drawing for clarity and organization. Topics: layer property manager,layer control, layer states, and the bylayer

Class Times:

Tue Nov 17 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Nov 19 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level VI: Blocks and Groups 12/01/2020 - 12/03/2020 $97.00

This exercise focuses on reusing your content which will increase speed and accuracy and streamline the drawing database. Topics: the design center, block, wblock, block editor, group, purge, and rename.

Class Times:

Tue Dec 1 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Dec 3 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level VII: Attributes & Cross References 12/08/2020 - 12/10/2020 $97.00

Learn advanced applications of the block by combining editable attributes within the block. Discover the use of cross-references to stop duplicating your efforts and losing man-hours. Topics: defining and applying attributes and cross references. Also how to import the Excel spreadsheet.

Class Times:

Tue Dec 8 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Dec 10 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD 2D - Level VIII: Model Space & Paper Space 12/15/2020 - 12/17/2020 $97.00

This class of applied procedures and techniques focuses on the layout, design and scale of the printed/plotted drawing sheet. Learn to create a drawing with multiple views and multiple scales. Topics: differences between paper space and model space, view port scales, page layout and tabs.

Class Times:

Tue Dec 15 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Dec 17 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AutoCAD Fast Track Levels I - VI 10/23/2020 - 10/25/2020 $582.00

Designed for the busy professional or student who needs to learn AutoCAD in a hurry. Our Fast Track course will take you from Creating a Basic Drawing to Paper and Model Space in a flash.No prior drafting experience is necessary, but you must have basic windows and mouse skills.

Class Times:

Fri Oct 23 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat Oct 24 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Oct 25 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

AutoCAD Fast Track Levels VII & VIII 10/30/2020 - 10/30/2020 $194.00

This class incorporates our AutoCAD 2D Levels 7 and 8 and further developes techniques for accurate design and drawing. Topics covered are: Attributes and Cross References and Paper Space and Model Space.

Class Times:

Fri Oct 30 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Backflow Prevention Assembly Repair 11/02/2020 - 11/03/2020 $475.00

This is a 16-hour course designed to provide the student with the fundamentals necessary to properly install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair backflow prevention assemblies and devices. The course consists of lecture and 8-12 hours of hands-on. Providing students with conducive learning environment and teaching skills necessary in a controlled laboratory setting will achieve this.

Prerequisite: To attend this course, students must meet one of the criteria below:
1. Water Supply Protection Specialists Endorsement.
a. WSPS Endorsement to a current Plumbing License.
b. WSPS Endorsement to a current Horticulture License.

2. Public Water System personnel who hold a Louisiana Department of Health General Tester Certification and who are in control of testing backflow prevention assemblies on city property.

Class Times:

Mon Nov 2 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue Nov 3 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Basic Acrylic Painting, Option 1 10/02/2020 - 10/23/2020 $120.00

This is very Basic Acrylic class. We will explore different brushes, color mixing and techniques suitable for many styles of painting with Acrylics. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Fri Oct 2 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri Oct 9 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri Oct 16 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri Oct 23 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Basic Acrylic Painting, Option 2 10/29/2020 - 11/19/2020 $120.00

This is very Basic Acrylic class. We will explore different brushes, color mixing and techniques suitable for many styles of painting with Acrylics. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Thu Oct 29 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Nov 5 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Nov 12 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Nov 19 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Basic Drawing 10/07/2020 - 11/04/2020 $120.00

In this class students will learn about basic drawing and shading from life. No drawing skills required. Learn how to measure, shade, and compose a beautiful piece of artwork. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Wed Oct 7 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Oct 14 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Oct 21 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Nov 4 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Basic Yoga for Age 50+, Option 2 10/07/2020 - 10/30/2020 $69.00

Do traditional exercise classes leave you frustrated, physically drained, and unhappy? Yoga can have numerous benefits for adults over 50 and is a perfect alternative, with gentle and relaxing movements that build strength and release stress while you increase confidence in your body. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Wed Oct 7 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Fri Oct 9 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Wed Oct 14 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Fri Oct 16 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Wed Oct 21 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Fri Oct 23 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Wed Oct 28 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Fri Oct 30 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Basic Yoga for Age 50+, Option1 10/06/2020 - 10/29/2020 $69.00

Do traditional exercise classes leave you frustrated, physically drained, and unhappy? Yoga can have numerous benefits for adults over 50 and is a perfect alternative, with gentle and relaxing movements that build strength and release stress while you increase confidence in your body. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Oct 8 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Oct 15 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Oct 22 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Oct 29 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Bridge - Bidding in the 21st Century (Ages 12 & Up) 10/01/2020 - 12/03/2020 $132.00

This class is for beginners or those who played years ago and would like to update their bidding. You will learn the basics on bidding, whether suit contracts or no trump. Responses to partner's opening bid for major and minor bids, rebids by opener, rebids by responder, overcalls, and take out doubles. We will discuss strategy for playing the hand to make your contract. You will be equipped to play bridge with friends or play at the local duplicate club. You will be able to play hands the first night! This is a wonderful way to make new friends and keep your mind active. Bridge is a game for all ages. $119 plus $13 for book, No Class Oct 15 & Nov 26

Class Times:

Thu Oct 1 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Oct 8 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Oct 22 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Oct 29 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Nov 5 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Nov 12 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Nov 19 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thu Dec 3 2020 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Cajun French for Beginners 10/12/2020 - 12/07/2020 $99.00

Learn the unique language of Acadiana! This is a beginner’s course in the French language of Louisiana’s Cajun population. Emphasis will be concentrated on effective everyday conversation. The course includes greetings, basic communication, popular expressions, and difference from other forms of French, and topics particular to students’ needs. No prior knowledge is required. $99, ages 18 & up
No Class Nov. 23.

Class Times:

Mon Oct 12 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Oct 19 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Nov 2 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Nov 16 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Nov 30 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Dec 7 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Cajun French Intermediate 10/12/2020 - 12/07/2020 $99.00

This course is a continuing study of the unique French Language of Louisiana. Students with a beginner’s knowledge of basic Cajun French vocabulary and grammar will get the opportunity to further use and develop their language skills. Emphasis will be placed upon oral communication. The course includes different verb tenses, important regional terms and variations, and topics particular to students’ needs. $99, ages 18 & up
No Class Nov 23.

Class Times:

Mon Oct 12 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Oct 19 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Nov 2 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Nov 16 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Nov 30 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Mon Dec 7 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Children's Ballet (Ages 7 - 11) 10/09/2020 - 10/30/2020 $59.00

Children in this class will learn the basic ballet positions, feet, arms, jumps, and simple combinations. Slow controlled movements (Adage) and brisk movements (Allegro) will teach the dancer about music and placement. Everyone has a Ballerina in her or a Danseur in him. A good introduction class for this beautiful and strengthening form of dance. $59, held off campus

Class Times:

Fri Oct 9 2020 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Fri Oct 16 2020 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Fri Oct 23 2020 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Fri Oct 30 2020 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Children's Tumbling (Ages 6 - 12) 10/09/2020 - 10/30/2020 $59.00

An introductory acrobat/tumbling course with safe and correct skills taught for boys and girls. The students will gain strength, balance, and ability. $59, held off campus

Class Times:

Fri Oct 9 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri Oct 16 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri Oct 23 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri Oct 30 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Communication Strategies 11/10/2020 - 11/10/2020 $275.00

Effective communication skills are fundamental to success in many aspects of life. Statistics point to the fact that approximately 85% of our success in life is directly connected to our communication skills. That means no matter how determined, how dedicated, or how highly educated someone is, they still have a low probability of success without the right communication skills. This one-day workshop is designed to help you improve your interactions with people in the workplace and at home. If you struggle to find that middle ground between being too aggressive or too passive, or perhaps need to enhance your ability to handle difficult situations without being manipulated, then this workshop is for you!

You will learn:
How to identify common communication problems
Develop skills on how to ask questions so that you gather the most important information needed
Identify what your non-verbal messages are telling others
Learn established practices aimed at listening actively and empathetically to others

While learning about the five approaches to relationships, you will also master how to create a professional image for yourself, learn how to firmly stand your ground when saying “no” and discover the 10 commandments of positive relationships.

Class Times:

Tue Nov 10 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cookie Bouquet 11/07/2020 - 11/14/2020 $37.00

You will learn to make and decorate delicious edible cookies. You will arrange the cookies in an edible bouquet that can be made for birthdays, anniversaries, and any special occasion. This class is 2 sessions. $37, plus approx. $5 for supplies

Class Times:

Sat Nov 7 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Nov 14 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

eDiscovery for Paralegals Certificate Course (Online Format) 10/19/2020 - 12/04/2020 $995.00

The eDiscovery for Paralegals course is an introductory course for persons entering the eDiscovery field, as well as professionals wanting to broaden their knowledge of the eDiscovery process. This 7-week course covers the entire eDiscovery process, from preparation, to collection, to review of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Throughout the 17 online modules and tests, learners will progress through the basics of eDiscovery preparation, best practices for ESI collection, and finally, the review process. The course is supplemented with a comprehensive textbook that covers most relevant eDiscovery topics.

This is an accelerated course. You will be expected to spend an average of at least 8 hours per week reading, taking online modules, and completing assignments.

Students are encouraged to purchase their book immediately after registering by calling the Center for Legal Studies at 1-800-522-7737. Book cost approx. $89 plus shipping.

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Class Times:
Employment Law 11/18/2020 - 11/18/2020 $215.00

This class will explain key pieces of legislation with which an organization must comply. Being aware and staying on top of compliance throughout the company is a significant responsibility. As managers and key HR professionals, we must realize the role that we play in ensuring the rights and interests of both employees and the organization.

This session will supply you, or your staff in those roles, with the tools necessary to: recognize potential legal hazards; navigate lawfully through employee relations when such situations arise; and make quick, responsible decisions that shield your business from legal action.

This class will cover five main topics:
Federal EEO Legislation
The EEOC and Affirmative Action
Compensation and Benefits Legislation
Other Federal Employment Laws
Employee Handbooks

Class Times:

Wed Nov 18 2020 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Exercise Ball Workout 10/07/2020 - 11/11/2020 $59.00

This class will strengthen and stretch your body, improve core stability and balance. Never boring with this class. It will bring your strength training to a new level. A traditional bicep curl or a squat become a whole-body exercise. The exercise ball stimulates the smaller muscles and laughter and fun! $59, held off campus

Class Times:

Wed Oct 7 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 14 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 21 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Nov 4 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Nov 11 2020 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Flexibility Fun 10/05/2020 - 10/28/2020 $69.00

This stretch class is offered to both males and females, whether you are a novice or a team member of sports and want to stretch those muscles, tendons, and ligaments. You have got over 600 muscles in your body and they need attention. Flexibility can improve your overall health, can improve performance in exercise, and make you more comfortable in your body. You will see improvement by the end of the course. No cardio involved. The class will take you from the floor to the barre. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Mon Oct 5 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Wed Oct 7 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Mon Oct 12 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Wed Oct 14 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Mon Oct 19 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Wed Oct 21 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Floristry Basics for the Beginner, Option 1 11/05/2020 - 12/17/2020 $185.00

Participants will learn the principles of art and design as they apply to fresh flower arranging. Floral designs for weddings, special occasions, and corsages will be created by each student. All flowers are furnished. Taught by Diana Dore, Licensed Master Florist, VTIE Certified, and State Licensed Judge. $185

No Class Nov 26.

Class Times:

Thu Nov 5 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Thu Nov 12 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Thu Nov 19 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Thu Dec 3 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Thu Dec 10 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Thu Dec 17 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Floristry Basics for the Beginner, Option 2 11/05/2020 - 12/17/2020 $185.00

Participants will learn the principles of art and design as they apply to fresh flower arranging. Floral designs for weddings, special occasions, and corsages will be created by each student. All flowers are furnished. Taught by Diana Dore, Licensed Master Florist, VTIE Certified, and State Licensed Judge. $185

No Class Nov 26.

Class Times:

Thu Nov 5 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Nov 12 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Nov 19 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Dec 3 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Dec 10 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Dec 17 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Food Safety Certification 09/24/2020 - 09/24/2020 $0.00

***Due to the Covid-19 situation the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has not cleared Continuing Education to resume face-to-face classes. Please add your name to the waiting list then someone will contact you once we are cleared to resume classes.

n 2001, the Louisiana Legislature passed Act 506 stating all food service establishments are required to have either the owner or a designated employee certified in food safety.

This course is designed to enable you to earn the required ServSafe Certification. The course material provides accurate, detailed information for all levels of food service employees including those who handle, receive, clean, store, prepare, and serve food. Food safety challenges will be addressed, as well as practical ways to resolve these challenges. Also, the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) method to avert problems caused by food-borne illnesses will be covered.

This course will use a ServSafe study packet, which covers a review of sanitary food preparation. The ServSafe certification exam is given during the final hour of the course. This certification is valid for five (5) years. ServSafe textbook included.

The instructor strongly advise you to come by the Continuing Education Office as soon as possible to pick up your ServSafe handbook. Doing so will help you prepare for the exam.

Students who pick up the Food Safety Certification book early, will be responsible for bringing the book and the exam answer sheet back to the class. Students who fail to return to class with the book and exam answer sheet will not be allowed to take the class and will have to re-register and pay for the next class. Students who fail to attend this class may not be allowed to transfer to another date. No refunds will be given, unless cancelled 24 hours before the class begins.

Please bring a valid form of identification, such as a driver's license or a state issued pictured ID.

Class Times:

Thu Sep 24 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

How to Successfully Transition to a Management Position 11/19/2020 - 11/19/2020 $245.00

Every new manager wants to avoid the mistakes and unexpected challenges that can come with being a new leader. This course will cover an overview of the supervisory skillset an effective manager would need to be successful. You will be introduced to the hidden aspects of being an authentic, heart-driven leader because research supports employees leave an organization most often because of management...don’t be the manager to add to that statistic. The target audience is for new people in any supervisory/team leader position however, inspiring managers can also benefit from this session.

Here are just a few of the topics that will be covered:
• The difference between leadership and management
• The 5 practices of exemplary leadership
• Building trust with, and within your new team
• Creating a culture that attracts and retains the best
• To be the manager no one wants to leave
• Communicating with a vision
• Hiring right the first time – personality vs character; attitude vs skill
• Understanding the value of emotional intelligence and why that matters
• The Great Manager Checklist

Class Times:

Thu Nov 19 2020 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Intensive ACT Preparation 09/23/2020 - 10/10/2020 $225.00

This course presents an in-depth review of the ACT. The course helps students increase test comfort and acquaintance level and reduces test anxiety. We’ll cover the four main sections of the ACT - English, Math, Reading and Science Reasoning by practicing with three full length ACT tests. Feedback will be given from the scored and analyzed tests to increase the student’s ability and testing confidence. Types of problems will be emphasized to encourage students to recognize and answer questions quickly and accurately. Strategy will be stressed to allow each student to reach his/her maximum score. Some memorization will be required. To get maximum benefit, students should attend all classes. Class size is limited.

Class Times:

Wed Sep 23 2020 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Sep 26 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Sep 30 2020 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Oct 3 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Oct 7 2020 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Oct 10 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Jewelry Making for Beginners 11/07/2020 - 11/07/2020 $120.00

Jewelry making is fun and it is a creative way to express who you are with a fashionable end-result. In this 4-hour seminar class, you will learn the basics of making jewelry. This will include making necklaces with fine wire, how to make both drop earrings and post earrings, as well as how to work with memory wire for bracelets. Remember, Christmas is just around the corner. Handcrafted jewelry will make delightful gifts.
Learn about/how to:
• The basic terminology of jewelry making
• What glue works best on what surface
• Work with jump rings for earrings and charms
• What a bail and bezel are and how do you use them
• Make bracelets using memory wire
• Learn how to wire wrap earrings
• Learn to make necklaces with wire
• How to attach a wire protector and crimp bead cover

The instructor will provide you with everything you need including tools. However, if you have your own tools you would like to bring, feel free to do so. $120, ages 12 & up

Class Times:

Sat Nov 7 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Last Will & Testament - Write Your Own Will 12/10/2020 - 12/10/2020 $85.00

There are two types of Wills that are legal in Louisiana, Olographic Testament and Notarial Testament. You will be given information to prepare your own Last Will & Testament. I will teach the elements of the two different types of Wills, showing their commonalities and differences. Some of the topics covered:
• Different Legacies
• Order of Heritance
• Forced Heirship
• Disinherison
• Accretion
• Usufruct and others
You will learn what you CAN do in a Will and what you CANNOT do in a Will. Questions will be answered:
• Who should have a Will?
• Why should you have a Will?
• Can you include your pet(s) in a Will?
• What will happen if you don’t have a Will?
• What if you leave property to someone in your Will ‘…and they die before you…’ what will happen to that property?
Please bring your questions. $85, ages 18 & up

Class Times:

Thu Dec 10 2020 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Mindfulness Meditation (Introductory), Option 1 10/08/2020 - 11/05/2020 $69.00

Mindfulness Meditation begins with focusing the attention on the breath. This practice improves your awareness and mindfulness. As you awaken, you will be able to live more fully present in each moment. This leads to clarity of seeing, which allows grasping and judgment to ease. You will cultivate compassion, balance, wisdom, joy and moral integrity. Your practice can ultimately dissolve suffering as you discover complete and unconditional freedom. In addition to learning basic meditation technique, you will also learn walking and eating meditation. Compassion and loving-kindness practices (metta) also are presented. Each session includes a period of sitting and walking meditation and metta practice. One session includes a period of mindful eating. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Thu Oct 8 2020 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Oct 15 2020 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Oct 22 2020 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Oct 29 2020 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Nov 5 2020 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Mindfulness Meditation (Introductory), Option 2 01/07/2021 - 02/04/2021 $69.00

Mindfulness Meditation begins with focusing the attention on the breath. This practice improves your awareness and mindfulness. As you awaken, you will be able to live more fully present in each moment. This leads to clarity of seeing, which allows grasping and judgment to ease. You will cultivate compassion, balance, wisdom, joy and moral integrity. Your practice can ultimately dissolve suffering as you discover complete and unconditional freedom. In addition to learning basic meditation technique, you will also learn walking and eating meditation. Compassion and loving-kindness practices (metta) also are presented. Each session includes a period of sitting and walking meditation and metta practice. One session includes a period of mindful eating. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Thu Jan 7 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Jan 14 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Jan 21 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Jan 28 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu Feb 4 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Notary Preparation Course (Online Format) 09/01/2020 - 12/01/2020 $0.00

This online course is designed to help you pass the Louisiana notary public examination and attain your statewide jurisdiction notarial commission. Classes are administered online every week on Tuesday evenings from 6 PM to 9 PM via webinars and include live instructor-student interaction, assignments, forms, valuable resources, and incredibly powerful notary preparatory exercises and tools. Sample juridical acts such as the will, testament, trust, tutorship, mortgage, promissory note, cash sale, credit sale, affidavit, powers of attorney, donation, and more will be at your fingertips. Further, juridical act legal effect considerations will be addressed throughout the course.

Classes are recorded and posted in the classroom e-portal in both video (MP4) and audio (MP3) formats. Practice tests, reviews, and quizzes are also delivered throughout the course designed to give you a clear sense of your progress and prepare you for the statewide examination in a comprehensive manner.

The course is instructed by Dr. Shane J. Milazzo who earned his Louisiana statewide jurisdiction notarial commission in June of 2008. Having taught notary preparatory classes for years in both ground and online venues, he continues to have incredible student feedback and testimonials every semester. Further, he has been hired by many to produce and notarize various legal instruments since earning his commission and he has remained aware of both current notary examination requirements and potential upcoming changes.

Students must have a computer with Internet access, email, an Internet browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari, MS Word, and be able to download and install two free plug-ins (Adobe Reader and Java). $550 plus approximately $120 for required book (ordering instructions will be emailed about two-weeks before the start date) (Online) Instructor: Dr. Shane Milazzo

Class Times:

Tue Sep 1 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Sep 8 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Sep 15 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Sep 22 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Sep 29 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 6 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 3 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Nov 5 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 10 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 17 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 24 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Dec 1 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

On-Site Wastewater Installer's Workshop 10/23/2020 - 10/23/2020 $104.00

Contractors who wish to install or inspect individual wastewater (sewage) units must be certified in order to do so. This workshop has been designed to meet those certification requirements and will review the LA State Sanitation Code Chapter 13 regulations. Installer’s Certification Examination will be held immediately after the workshop. (Copies of Sanitation Code included)

If you would like to review the Sanitary code Book please click the following link:
http://www.ldh.la.gov/assets/oph/Center-EH/sanitarian/onsitewastewater/S...

A valid form of identification is required to take the exam. Please bring a driver’s license or a state issued ID.

Please preregister for this class as space is limited.

Class location:
Hilton Garden Inn
4535 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, Louisiana 70065
Phone # 504-712-0504

Class Times:

Fri Oct 23 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Painting Louisiana in Acrylics 10/06/2020 - 10/27/2020 $120.00

We will explore the scenes of Louisiana, using acrylics. Each week we will paint a different scene using acrylics on a 16” x 20” canvas. Swamps, marshes, cypress trees and more will be painted during these classes. We will finish a painting a week during these 4 weeks. It is suggested that you have Basic Acrylic Painting skills for this class. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 15 & up

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Paralegal Certificate Course (Online Format) 10/19/2020 - 02/26/2021 $1595.00

The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that work in the paralegal field will continue to be one of the fastest growing occupations in the 21st century. Our intensive program can enhance your career options by training you to interview clients and witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law and assist trial attorneys in preparing cases for litigation. Our nationally acclaimed curriculum is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers who, through this formal study, will earn a certificate of completion from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Instruction is practice-oriented and focuses on areas of law in which paralegals are in demand. This course has been designed to boost your marketable job skills and office efficiency, productivity, and billable hours. The online format is perfect for working adults who want to advance their careers or begin new careers as a full-time, part-time, or freelance paralegal.

The following will be covered in this course:
1. Legal Terminology, Documents, Ethics, Civil Law, and the Litigation Process
2. Introduction to the Evidentiary Predicate
3. Identifying Relevant Authority
4. Introduction to Legal Research
5. Legal Research Practice
6. Legal Writing and Appellate Procedure

This course of study will be centered on the Louisiana Civil Code. There are no prerequisites other than a high school diploma (or GED), but students will be expected to complete a significant amount of homework each session. This course does not certify you as a Licensed Paralegal. Students will earn 9.0 CEU's for a total of 90 hours, and will earn a Certificate of Completion.

Students must complete 2 consecutive 7-week sessions for a total of 14 weeks.

The Online Paralegal Certificate Course© consists of 2 consecutive 7-week sessions. Session I is held October 19 - December 4, 2020 and Session II is held January 11 – February 26, 2021. Registering for the October session will automatically enter you in both sessions.

Students are encouraged to purchase their books immediately after registering by calling The Center for Legal Studies at 1-800-522-7737. Books cost approx. $450 depending on shipping.

Want more information, go to:
https://www.legalstudies.com/product/university-of-louisiana-lafayette-p...

For more information on required and recommended books for this class click the link above then scroll down and click on the Online Link.

Class Times:
Photography Basics, Option 1 10/12/2020 - 11/16/2020 $114.00

If you want to learn how to get the most out of your camera equipment, these sessions will include instruction in the basic principles of picture taking. Learn how to take better pictures of family, vacations, candid photos, portraits, landscapes and action. Special emphasis will be given to learning how your equipment works and how to access and use its features and capabilities. Important topics such as composition, digital media types, capacities and resolution, exposure control and flash will be covered. Student’s individual camera issues will be addressed, and film users are welcome. Students may use any type digital or film camera (not including camera phones). This course is a prerequisite for Intermediate Photography. $114

Class Times:

Mon Oct 12 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon Oct 19 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon Oct 26 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon Nov 2 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon Nov 9 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon Nov 16 2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Photography Basics, Option 2 10/14/2020 - 11/18/2020 $114.00

If you want to learn how to get the most out of your camera equipment, these sessions will include instruction in the basic principles of picture taking. Learn how to take better pictures of family, vacations, candid photos, portraits, landscapes and action. Special emphasis will be given to learning how your equipment works and how to access and use its features and capabilities. Important topics such as composition, digital media types, capacities and resolution, exposure control and flash will be covered. Student’s individual camera issues will be addressed, and film users are welcome. Students may use any type digital or film camera (not including camera phones). This course is a prerequisite for Intermediate Photography. $114

Class Times:

Wed Oct 14 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Oct 21 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Nov 4 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Nov 11 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Nov 18 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Photography Intermediate 10/06/2020 - 11/10/2020 $114.00

So, you have your camera, you know a little about the aperture and shutter speed and even the ISO, but you’re shooting everything in the green box and wondering why they don’t all come out great. You will learn HOW those auto modes work, WHY they sometimes don’t, and WHAT TO DO to make them work for you. You’ll also learn about lenses and which one to choose for each purpose. You’ll learn a little about integrating flash into your pictures. Emphasis will be placed on using the techniques to help you do a better job creatively. We will discuss composition, lighting, use of color and contrast, etc. Having a DSLR is great for this class, but not necessary. If you just want to learn more about how to make your point-and-shoot work better for you, then this class is also for you. Some digital applications will be discussed but will not be the focus of this class. This class will focus on making your creative mind and camera work better for you. $114

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 3 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Nov 10 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Photography Intermediate II - Photo Safari 10/15/2020 - 10/29/2020 $135.00

This class will focus on putting some of the aspects of the Intermediate class to practical use. We will meet and pick two locations and types of sessions based on class response. The location sessions will focus on creating images under various circumstances. We will use many of the techniques discussed in the intermediate class and the instructor will be on hand to discuss additional techniques and help as challenges arise. There will be an evening class after each location session where we will critique each student’s work in a positive, creative manner. Students MUST have taken Intermediate Photography. The class will meet on three Thursdays and two days to be chosen by the class. (Safari Days) $135

Class Times:

Thu Oct 15 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Oct 22 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Oct 29 2020 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Playing Math (Ages 10-14) 10/03/2020 - 10/10/2020 $60.00

I will show young students the basic concepts of math both easy and difficult in a fun and constructive way. $60

Class Times:

Sat Oct 3 2020 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Oct 10 2020 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pre-School Tap/Ballet/Tumbling, Option 1 (Ages 3 – 5 & Potty Trained) 10/07/2020 - 10/28/2020 $69.00

This course will introduce your little one to Pre-School Tap, Ballet, and Tumbling. They will learn basic skills in these subjects and leave with a happy smile. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Wed Oct 7 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 14 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 21 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Pre-School Tap/Ballet/Tumbling, Option 2 (Ages 3 – 5 & Potty Trained) 10/10/2020 - 10/31/2020 $69.00

This course will introduce your little one to Pre-School Tap, Ballet, and Tumbling. They will learn basic skills in these subjects and leave with a happy smile. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Sat Oct 10 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat Oct 17 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat Oct 24 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat Oct 31 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Private Investigator Basic 10/09/2020 - 10/18/2020 $350.00

he Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners (LSBPIE) requires completion of an approved 40-hour course prior to an applicant taking the state-licensing exam.

This course covers rules, regulations, surveillance techniques, locating witnesses or missing persons, interviews and statements, court records research, courtroom testimony, standard practices and much more! This course spans two consecutive weekends.

The certification exam is held immediately following class on the last day of the 40-hour course. Successful completion of the course and exam is one of the first steps in pursuing a private investigations career.

An additional $50 examination fee (payable to LSBPIE) is required at the time of the examination (on the last day of class).

*Participants must have a valid form of identification to take the examination.

Class Times:

Fri Oct 9 2020 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat Oct 10 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Oct 11 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri Oct 16 2020 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat Oct 17 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Oct 18 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Problem Solving & Decision Making 11/12/2020 - 11/12/2020 $275.00

There is a simple method for systematically solving problems. By solving problems in an orderly way, you can significantly increase the power of your belief that the situation does have a solution. Solving tough problems requires the ability to define the true problem, analyze the possible causes, create options, select the most feasible choice and then implement it.

This workshop will help you to find sustainable solutions and learn new, creative ways to approach problem solving. Unless you live in total isolation, you are, by necessity, involved with problem solving and decision making. By embracing diversity of thought and by understanding your problem solving style, you can expect better results in finding effective solutions once you have completed this workshop.

Benefits:
• Increase your awareness of problem solving steps and problem solving tools.
• Distinguish root causes from symptoms to identify the right solution for the right problem.
• Improve your problem solving and decision making skills through identifying your own problem solving style.
• Identify ways to think creatively and work towards creative solutions

Class Times:

Thu Nov 12 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Public Speaking: Presentation Survival Skills 10/27/2020 - 10/27/2020 $275.00

A great presenter has two unique qualities – dynamic skills and personal confidence. This confidence comes from knowing what you want to say and being comfortable with your Communication skills and style.

In this workshop, you will master the skills that will make you a better speaker and presenter. You will study the benefit of learning how to identify ways to gain rapport with your audience; learn techniques to reduce nervousness and fear; recognize how visual aids can create impact and attention; develop techniques to create a professional presence; learn different ways to prepare and organize information; and prepare, practice, and deliver a short presentation.

Acquire these principles, mix them up with your own unique style and your presentations are sure to be dynamic!

Class Times:

Tue Oct 27 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QuickBooks Fundamentals Option 1 10/28/2020 - 10/28/2020 $229.00

We will examine each of the main centers in QuickBooks, including the Customer Center, Vendor Center & Employee Center. Emphasis will be placed on creation of invoices, statements, receipt of payments and deposits as well as recording bills in the Vendor Center and issuing
payments.

Additionally, we will address how to create a new company in the QuickBooks environment and have a brief look at lists including the Chart of Accounts, Items & Services and the Other Names List.

Class Times:

Wed Oct 28 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QuickBooks Fundamentals Option 2 11/02/2020 - 11/11/2020 $229.00

We will examine each of the main centers in QuickBooks, including the Customer Center, Vendor Center & Employee Center. Emphasis will be placed on creation of invoices, statements, receipt of payments and deposits as well as recording bills in the Vendor Center and issuing
payments.

Additionally, we will address how to create a new company in the QuickBooks environment and have a brief look at lists including the Chart of Accounts, Items & Services and the Other Names List.

Class Times:

Mon Nov 2 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Nov 4 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Nov 11 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Self Defense for Female Teens, Option 1 (Ages 13-18) 10/19/2020 - 11/09/2020 $60.00

As teenage girls get older, they earn more independence, but with this new-found freedom come risks. Teenage girls are the most vulnerable to an attack by a perpetrator. This class will give them knowledge and power to defend themselves against any attack. $60

Class Times:

Mon Oct 19 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Nov 2 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Self Defense for Female Teens, Option 2 (Ages 13-18) 10/21/2020 - 11/11/2020 $60.00

As teenage girls get older, they earn more independence, but with this new-found freedom come risks. Teenage girls are the most vulnerable to an attack by a perpetrator. This class will give them knowledge and power to defend themselves against any attack. $60

Class Times:

Wed Oct 21 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Nov 4 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed Nov 11 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Self Defense for Women, Option 1 10/19/2020 - 11/09/2020 $60.00

In an era when crime rates seem to be rising, learning self-defense techniques could be the difference between life and death. This class is designed just for women and will be taught by a woman. Personal safety is not dependent on your size or strength. In this class you will learn several ways to reduce the likelihood of attack. You will learn to change the way you view your surroundings to expedite escape. In addition, you will learn effective ways to avoid confrontation and quick easy-to-remember techniques that may help save your life. $60, ages 15 & up

Class Times:

Mon Oct 19 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Oct 26 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 2 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Nov 9 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Self Defense for Women, Option 2 10/21/2020 - 11/11/2020 $60.00

In an era when crime rates seem to be rising, learning self-defense techniques could be the difference between life and death. This class is designed just for women and will be taught by a woman. Personal safety is not dependent on your size or strength. In this class you will learn several ways to reduce the likelihood of attack. You will learn to change the way you view your surroundings to expedite escape. In addition, you will learn effective ways to avoid confrontation and quick easy-to-remember techniques that may help save your life. $60, ages 15 & up

Class Times:

Wed Oct 21 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Oct 28 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Nov 4 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Nov 11 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources 10/20/2020 - 10/22/2020 $605.00

SHRM - Essentials of Human Resources is a premier introductory course offering a broad overview of the human resource function. If you are new to human resources or simply want to strengthen your employee management skills, this program is for you.

This cost effective course covers real-life HR issues and today's most vital and timely topics, including:
Employment law
Selecting qualified employees
Compensation
Orientation and training
Employee performance process

Enroll today and learn practical techniques for effectively handling daily HR challenges. SHRM materials for the course included.

Class Times:

Tue Oct 20 2020 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thu Oct 22 2020 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Strength/Weights Exercise 10/06/2020 - 10/29/2020 $69.00

A complete workout with hand weights (we provide) to tone those muscles to produce a lean and healthy body. No bulk buildup in this class, but you will see a difference in arms, abs, and thighs. We take the best from all current exercises on strengthening and weight bearing and combine it into a super effective program. Exercise clothing, cross training shoes, and your own water bottle are a must. $69, held off campus

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Thu Oct 8 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Thu Oct 15 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Thu Oct 22 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Thu Oct 29 2020 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Study Skills - Elementary (Grades 4 & 5) 10/24/2020 - 10/24/2020 $48.00

Academic success is the result of adequate preparation and performance. These sessions will assist students with proven study strategies in the area of organization, time management, memory, note taking, reading, and test taking skills. $48

Class Times:

Sat Oct 24 2020 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Study Skills - Jr. High (Grades 6, 7 & 8) 10/24/2020 - 10/24/2020 $48.00

Academic success is the result of adequate preparation and performance. These sessions will assist students with proven study strategies in the area of organization, time management, memory, note taking, reading, and test taking skills. $48

Class Times:

Sat Oct 24 2020 10:15 AM - 12:15 Noon

Study Skills and Life Coaching for College Students 10/20/2020 - 10/20/2020 $55.00

The purpose of this seminar is to inform and provide college learners of better study skills. This workshop is beneficial to all college learners of any selected college major. The significance of this class is its content and backup evidence which supports facts related to study skills. An additional benefit of this class is learning about life coaching. Life coaching helps students gain confidence in various aspects in their life. It helps empower them to be more successful in personal development and life transitions. Take advantage of being the best college student you can be by grasping the skills that can give you a fresh perspective of your life as well as give an extra boost of confidence! $55, ages 18 & up

Class Times:

Tue Oct 20 2020 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Survival Spanish 10/13/2020 - 12/08/2020 $114.00

Have you been considering the study of Spanish - for your business, travel or just for fun? If so, this class is for you. We learn key words and phrases at a very relaxed pace - no stress, no tests. Come join us! $114
No Class Nov 24.

Class Times:

Tue Oct 13 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Nov 3 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Nov 10 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Nov 17 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Dec 1 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Dec 8 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

Tae Kwon Do 10/06/2020 - 11/17/2020 $54.00

Tae Kwon Do is a martial art that emphasizes (but is not limited to) a variety of blocking and striking techniques as a means of self-defense, physical fitness, and self-discipline. This course will creatively introduce the students to the exciting and challenging art of Tae Kwon Do. No uniform is required. $54, ages 13 & up

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Nov 3 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Nov 10 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Nov 17 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Tae Kwon Do Youth (Ages 7 - 13) 10/06/2020 - 11/17/2020 $54.00

Tae Kwon Do is a martial art which emphasizes a variety of blocking and striking techniques as a means of self-defense, physical fitness, and self-discipline. The Tae Kwon Do student will be introduced to fun, exciting and challenging activities, and topics that stress physical fitness, and coordination. This course is for beginner to intermediate students. No uniform is required. $54

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Oct 13 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Oct 20 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Oct 27 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Nov 3 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Nov 10 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Nov 17 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Signature Edition 4.0 12/01/2020 - 12/02/2020 $662.00

Renowned as the world’s premier personal leadership development solution, the new 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® Signature Edition 4.0 aligns timeless principles of effectiveness with modern technology and practices. This two-day Franklin Covey training will help your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective. Participants will gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence and laser-like focus on critical priorities. It will help your organization build leaders at every level.

Participants will learn to:
• Focus and act on what can be controlled and influenced instead of what can’t
• Define clear measures of success and create a plan to achieve them for both life and work
• Prioritize and achieve the most important goals instead of constantly reacting to urgencies
• Develop innovate solutions that leverage diversity and satisfy all key stakeholders
• Collaborate more effectively with others by building high trust relationships of mutual benefit

Class Times:

Tue Dec 1 2020 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed Dec 2 2020 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Themes by Bob Ross (Cliffside) 01/09/2021 - 01/09/2021 $65.00

These special 4-hour Bob Ross classes will give us time to complete a painting in one session. These will be done in the Bob Ross style on a 16” x 20” canvas. All class supplies will be furnished by the instructor. $50, plus $15 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Sat Jan 9 2021 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Themes by Bob Ross (Cypress Creek) 11/14/2020 - 11/14/2020 $65.00

These special 4-hour Bob Ross classes will give us time to complete a painting in one session. These will be done in the Bob Ross style on a 16” x 20” canvas. All class supplies will be furnished by the instructor. $50, plus $15 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Sat Nov 14 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Themes by Bob Ross (Golden Glow of Morning) 10/10/2020 - 10/10/2020 $65.00

These special 4-hour Bob Ross classes will give us time to complete a painting in one session. These will be done in the Bob Ross style on a 16” x 20” canvas. All class supplies will be furnished by the instructor. $50, plus $15 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Sat Oct 10 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Themes by Bob Ross (Peace Offering of Summer) 12/12/2020 - 12/12/2020 $65.00

These special 4-hour Bob Ross classes will give us time to complete a painting in one session. These will be done in the Bob Ross style on a 16” x 20” canvas. All class supplies will be furnished by the instructor. $50, plus $15 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Class Times:

Sat Dec 12 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Train-the-Trainer Toolkit and Tips 11/11/2020 - 11/11/2020 $89.00

Gain a practical, how-to overview of the entire training purpose. New trainers will gain critical skills for delivering powerful, engaging and captivating workshops. There is an ancient Chinese proverb: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to catch fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Training the trainer is like teaching a man to fish. Train one trainer and they have the ability to impart knowledge on many. As a trainer, it is important to understand the adult learner as well as it is to engage both the intellectual and the emotional side of learning when presenting. Training is very rewarding but can be extremely stressful. These tools and tips will help you reduce the stress, help you build confidence and give you a blueprint to tailor training to meet the needs of your audience.

Class Times:

Wed Nov 11 2020 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Water Supply Protection Specialist (Backflow) 10/05/2020 - 10/09/2020 $824.00

This course is designed for individuals interested in obtaining the Water Supply Protection Specialist endorsement through the Louisiana State Plumbing Board. The endorsement allows the student to perform field tests and make necessary repairs of backflow prevention assemblies within the scope of the plumbing system in the state of Louisiana.

Certification Exam will follow the workshop. (Materials and exam included)

Class Times:

Mon Oct 5 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue Oct 6 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed Oct 7 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu Oct 8 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri Oct 9 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Water Supply Protection Specialist (Backflow) Recertification) 10/06/2020 - 10/06/2020 $249.00

This course is designed for individuals who are certified in the Water Supply Protection Specialist endorsement through the Louisiana State Plumbing Board and who need to obtain hours in continuing education to maintain the endorsement.

Refresher training is required every 3 years. (Materials included)

Class Times:

Tue Oct 6 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Need Training?

We are a primary training provider for the Louisiana Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP) and a training provider under the Small Business Employee Training Program (SBET).

Through these programs you can get training for your employees — for free.