5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity 04/29/2021 - 04/29/2021 $275.00

In this Franklin Covey workshop, you will learn how to transform your life by making five fundamental choices to dramatically increase your ability to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Backed by science and years of experience, this course will produce a measurable increase in productivity and an inner sense of fulfillment and accomplishment.

This time and life management workshop will help you make the right choices as you plan your day, week and life. You will align your daily and weekly tasks with the most important goals. You will move from being buried alive to extraordinary productivity!

Class Times:

Thu Apr 29 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Advanced Legal Research & Writing Certificate Course (online format) Option 1 01/11/2021 - 02/26/2021 $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 Legal Research & Writing Certificate Course (online format) Option 2 03/08/2021 - 04/23/2021 $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 Legal Research & Writing Certificate Course (online format) Option 3 05/03/2021 - 06/18/2021 $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) Option 1 01/11/2021 - 04/23/2021 $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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Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course (online format) Option 2 03/08/2021 - 06/18/2021 $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 Paralegal Certificate Course (online format) Option 3 05/03/2021 - 08/13/2021 $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:
American Sign Language for Beginners 02/22/2021 - 04/19/2021 $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 book required. $99, Age 13+ (10-12 must be accompanied by an adult student)

Instructor: Rachel Brown

No class April 5.

Class Times:

Mon Feb 22 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 1 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 8 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 15 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 22 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 29 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Apr 12 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Apr 19 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

American Sign Language Intermediate 02/22/2021 - 04/19/2021 $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. $99, age 13+ (10-12 must be accompanied by an adult student)

*This class is not in the Winter/Spring 2021 Catalog.*

Instructor: Rachel Brown

No class April 5.

Class Times:

Mon Feb 22 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 1 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 8 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 15 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 22 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 29 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Apr 12 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Apr 19 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

AutoCAD Fast Track Levels I - VI 02/26/2021 - 02/28/2021 $582.00

Anyone interested in learning AutoCAD is invited. No prior drafting experience is necessary, but one must have basic Windows and mouse skills.

This introductory course will take you from creating a Basic Drawing to Model and Paper Space in a flash. 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.

Class Times:

Fri Feb 26 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat Feb 27 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Feb 28 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

AutoCAD Fast Track Levels VII & VIII 03/05/2021 - 03/05/2021 $194.00

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

Class Times:

Fri Mar 5 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Backflow Prevention Assembly Repair 05/18/2021 - 05/19/2021 $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:

Tue May 18 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed May 19 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ballroom Dance for Beginners - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

Relive the exciting times with this sensuous and stimulating dance. If gliding across the floor is more your style, you will enjoy learning the ballroom dances such as the Cha-Cha and the Waltz.

Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment. Once dancing activities can resume, we will formally schedule this course and notify you.

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Class Times:
Basic Acrylic Painting - Option 1 02/04/2021 - 02/25/2021 $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. The supply list will be emailed to the students once the class is confirmed. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Instructor: Michael Stracener

Class Times:

Thu Feb 4 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu Feb 11 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu Feb 18 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu Feb 25 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Basic Acrylic Painting - Option 2 04/08/2021 - 04/29/2021 $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. The supply list will be emailed to the students once the class is confirmed. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 16 & up

Instructor: Michael Stracener

Class Times:

Thu Apr 8 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Apr 15 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Apr 22 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu Apr 29 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Basic Yoga for Age 50+ 02/02/2021 - 03/04/2021 $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

No class Feb 16 & Feb 18.

Class Times:

Tue Feb 2 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Feb 4 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue Feb 9 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Feb 11 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue Feb 23 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Feb 25 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue Mar 2 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu Mar 4 2021 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Beginner Cajun Cooking - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

BEGINNER CAJUN COOKING (AGES 9 - 16)

Let’s keep the tradition of Cajun cooking alive through our children. Children will get hands on experience in preparing simple Cajun dishes with “a side of Cajun Culture.” They will learn the vocabulary of cooking, safety and sanitation in the kitchen, and sample the food they prepared. (Includes all food, supplies and copies of recipes.

Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment.

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Class Times:
Belly Dancing - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

The origins of Belly Dance date back thousands of years to ancient fertility rituals in the Middle East and North Africa, and more recently can be traced to Egyptian folk dances. Today this ancient art is performed for entertainment and celebration. The intricate hip articulations, flowing arms and sensual undulations are a great way to tone your core muscles while expressing your creativity and femininity. Belly Dance is a dance for women of all shapes and sizes who all share an innate feminine beauty. We invite you to join us in celebrating every woman’s femininity, spirituality and creativity through the ancient art of belly dance.

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Cajun Dance For Beginners - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

Gain the confidence you need to go out onto the dance floor! Basic moves for the three popular Cajun dances:the waltz, the two-step, & the jig will be taught. Discover the importance of listening to the beat of the music and understanding the count. During this course you will learn (1) the footwork for the 6-count waltz along with dancing in place, the couple turn & the underarm turn (single & double); (2) the footwork for the 8-count two-step along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (3) the steps for the 4-count basic jig foot shuffle and arm push-pull along with single and double underarm turns, hip-to-hip spin, 3 variations of up-over-the-head spins, 4 variations of the sweetheart & the windmill.

Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment. Once dancing activities can resume, we will formally schedule this course and notify you.

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Class Times:
Cajun French for Beginners 02/03/2021 - 03/31/2021 $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 Feb 17.

Instructor: Kirby Jambon

Class Times:

Wed Feb 3 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Feb 10 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Feb 24 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 3 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 17 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 24 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 31 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Cajun French Intermediate 02/03/2021 - 03/31/2021 $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 Feb 17.

Instructor: Kirby Jambon

Class Times:

Wed Feb 3 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Feb 10 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Feb 24 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 3 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 17 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 24 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 31 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Children's Drum Circle - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

CHILDREN’S DRUM CIRCLE (AGES 6 – 12) DRUMMING is FUN!

Children will participate in a drum circle learning basic hand drum techniques and rhythms. A drum circle is the perfect opportunity for children to express themselves creatively, develop listening skills while respecting the instruments and fellow drummers. With each new skill, self-esteem is fostered along with the creation of new brain

pathways – a holistic win-win experience for each child. Please notify us at time of registration if you have your own drum.

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Class Times:
Communication Strategies 03/16/2021 - 03/16/2021 $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 Mar 16 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Conflict Management 03/25/2021 - 03/25/2021 $275.00

Conflict is normal, and accepting conflict is essential to having healthy relationships. So, learning the proper ways to handle conflict is crucial. Resolving conflict requires mutual respect, openness, discipline, and creativity. When we learn to react to conflict using effective conflict resolution processes, we get the courage to deal with it without hesitation!

Class Times:

Thu Mar 25 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Country & Western Dance for Beginners - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

Dust off your boots and grab a partner for a new class of Country and Western Dance. This introductory class emphasizes smoothness on the dance floor and keeping time with the music. It consists of gliding steps that are consistent with wearing cowboy boots. In this class we will learn: 2-step, Texas swing (polka), Country Waltz, Jitterbug, East coast and West Coast Swing.

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Dissecting - Frog and Shark (Ages 6 - 13) - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

DISSECTING – FROG, SHARK, PIGLET, SPARROW, & EYEBALL (AGES 6 - 13)

Science lovers will have “hands-on” experience in a surgery setting. Come join us and be a part of a real surgery team. Students must be able to comfortably handle a pair of scissors.

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Dissecting - Piglet And Sparrow (Ages 6 -12) - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

DISSECTING – FROG, SHARK, PIGLET, SPARROW, & EYEBALL (AGES 6 - 13)

Science lovers will have “hands-on” experience in a surgery setting. Come join us and be a part of a real surgery team. Students must be able to comfortably handle a pair of scissors.

Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment.

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eDiscovery for Paralegals Certificate Course (online format) Option 1 01/11/2021 - 02/26/2021 $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.

To register or for more information on this online course go to: https://www.legalstudies.com/product/university-of-louisiana-lafayette-e...

Class Times:
eDiscovery for Paralegals Certificate Course (online format) Option 2 03/08/2021 - 04/23/2021 $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.

To register or for more information on this online course go to: https://www.legalstudies.com/product/university-of-louisiana-lafayette-e...

Class Times:
eDiscovery for Paralegals Certificate Course (online format) Option 3 05/03/2021 - 06/18/2021 $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.

To register or for more information on this online course go to: https://www.legalstudies.com/product/university-of-louisiana-lafayette-e...

Class Times:
Employment Law 12/16/2020 - 12/16/2020 $215.00

*schedule update: Employment Law's new schedule date is December 16, 2020, Wednesday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

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 Dec 16 2020 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Floristry Basics for the Beginner 03/06/2021 - 03/06/2021 $200.00

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. $200

Class Times:

Sat Mar 6 2021 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Floristry III 12/05/2020 - 12/05/2020 $230.00

Learn the latest techniques used by professional flower shops, such as Drop-In arrangements, hand-tied bridal bouquets, sympathy work and glued corsages. Students will plan and design a complete wedding. Note: Please bring your floral tools and book to the class. If you haven't purchased “Flowers: Creative Design”, you may call the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry at (225) 952-8100.

Class Times:

Sat Dec 5 2020 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Food Safety Certification 04/08/2021 - 04/08/2021 $200.00

In 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 Apr 8 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Food Safety Certification 12/16/2020 - 12/16/2020 $200.00

In 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:

Wed Dec 16 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Food Safety Certification 02/25/2021 - 02/25/2021 $200.00

In 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 Feb 25 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foundations of Management 03/04/2021 - 03/04/2021 $275.00

Managers are responsible for getting the work done, as well as for inspiring and leading their teams.

Learn to: improve communication by identifying others; assumptions and behaviors; choose the most effective behavior for both short and long-term results; and increase the quantity and quality of work output.

Creating a conducive work environment for motivated employees will result in an astounding team!

Class Times:

Thu Mar 4 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

High School Visual Art Camp - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

The Department of Visual Arts is offering students the opportunity to be part of an intensive arts program created just for them! Camp instruction and supervision will be provided by Dr. Claire Amy Schultz, Assistant Professor of Art Education, along with other Visual Arts Faculty and students. In addition to exploring the University and the Hilliard Art Museum, campers will work with faculty in a variety of studio workshops. The two-week experience will be comprised of multiple, mini workshops that allow students to explore a variety of media and techniques across all disciplines of visual arts. The camp is unique because campers will work with professional equipment, in

professional studios, and with people that make and teach art for a living. All supplies are included in the fee.

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Hiring for Success 04/08/2021 - 04/08/2021 $275.00

This workshop concentrates on the pre-interview preparation and the value of developing questions for a fair and consistent interviewing process.

In addition to communication techniques, you will focus on interview techniques that get specific answers, with behavior-based examples of past performance. You will also learn to prepare better job advertisements while using a variety of markets, develop a job analysis and position profile and how to conduct reference checks.

Class Times:

Thu Apr 8 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

How to Successfully Transition to a Management Position 02/04/2021 - 02/04/2021 $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 Feb 4 2021 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Intensive ACT Preparation - Option 1 01/13/2021 - 01/30/2021 $230.00

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 6 classes. Class size is limited.

Instructors: Derek Wheeler & Catherine Cook

Class Times:

Wed Jan 13 2021 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Jan 16 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Jan 20 2021 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Jan 23 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Jan 27 2021 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Jan 30 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Intensive ACT Preparation - Option 2 03/10/2021 - 03/27/2021 $230.00

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 6 classes. Class size is limited.

Instructors: Derek Wheeler & Catherine Cook

Class Times:

Wed Mar 10 2021 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Mar 13 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Mar 17 2021 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Mar 20 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Mar 24 2021 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Sat Mar 27 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Intensive ACT Preparation - Option 3 06/07/2021 - 06/11/2021 $230.00

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 5 classes. Class size is limited. $230

Instructors: Derek Wheeler & Catherine Cook

Class Times:

Mon Jun 7 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Tue Jun 8 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wed Jun 9 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Thu Jun 10 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Fri Jun 11 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

International Cooking - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

INTERNATIONAL COOKING (AGES 9 – 16)

Explore the different cuisines of the world. Students will journey into the art of cooking by preparing dishes from Italy, British Isles, China, Mexico, India, Caribbean Islands, Australia and South America. Students will be given a brief History and common cooking methods of each region. After cooking the dishes, students will be able to taste and enjoy foods they prepared. All cooks welcomed from beginner to advance. (Includes all food, supplies and copies of recipes.

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Introduction to Personal Finance 02/02/2021 - 02/11/2021 $125.00

Are you interested in making better financial decisions, but simply do not know how? Are you having difficulties finding extra funds to save? Tired of consistently being broke? No matter what your issue is with finances, Introduction to Personal Finance can help make it right. Using real-life situation, this course will show you how to set realistic and attainable financial goals and crush them. You will learn the basics of how to effectively manage your finances, including how to develop a personal budget and how to use that budget to better manage your money, get out of debt, save and prepare for emergencies, as well as learn how to get the most out of your paycheck. There is a great need for people to understand and take control of their personal finances. Touching on various subject areas like budgeting, saving, personalized debt repayment plans, credit, and investing, just to name a few. This course is geared at bridging the gap in the education system as it pertains to learning how to manage money. $125

Instructor: Markashia Brown

Class Times:

Tue Feb 2 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Feb 4 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Feb 9 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Feb 11 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jewelry Making for Beginners - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

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.

Ages 12 & up

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Jitterbug for Beginners - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

Join this class for an introduction to this energetic style of dance. Whether you call it Jitterbug or East Coast Swing, you will gain a solid foundation of applying the basic step with its traditional rock step. You will also gain confidence to dance in closed and open body positions, and dance using all three hand positions. Moves featured in this course include: the send out, bring back, crossed-arm turn, he goes, she goes, cuddle, overhead arm slide, around the horn, belt loop, barrel roll, hammerlock, kick steps, open up, couple rotate and the dip. Emphasis will be on single-step timing, however, a variety of speeds of music will be used to allow students to expand their skills to dance the double and triple-step swing styles.

Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment. Once dancing activities can resume, we will formally schedule this course and notify you.

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Last Will & Testament - Write Your Own Will - Option 1 03/11/2021 - 03/11/2021 $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.

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?
• What will happen if you don’t have a Will?

Please bring your questions. $85, ages 18 & up

Instructor: Carolyn Estilette

Class Times:

Thu Mar 11 2021 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Last Will & Testament - Write Your Own Will - Option 2 05/13/2021 - 05/13/2021 $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.

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?
• What will happen if you don’t have a Will?

Please bring your questions. $85, ages 18 & up

Instructor: Carolyn Estilette

Class Times:

Thu May 13 2021 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Latin Dancing - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

This is your chance to learn the art of dancing with a Latin flair. This course will cover the basics of the Rumba, the Cha-Cha, the Tango, the Merengue, and More.

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Line Dancing - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

Tired of sitting on the side when everyone lines up? Come join our fun and exciting dance class as we exercise the mind and body with different styles of music! From Latin line dances with Cuban motion to Zydeco, Cajun, Country and regular American style line dances; from Merengues and Salsas to Cupid Shuffle, the Freeze, the Wobble, to the most stylish ballroom line dances. This class is also a great aerobic workout.

Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment.

Once dancing activities can resume, we will formally schedule this course and notify you.

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Mindfulness Meditation (Introductory) LIVE ONLINE (ZOOM) 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

LIVE ONLINE (ZOOM)

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

Mindfulness Meditation (Introductory) LIVE ONLINE (ZOOM) 04/29/2021 - 05/27/2021 $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

LIVE ONLINE (ZOOM)

Class Times:

Thu Apr 29 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu May 6 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu May 13 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu May 20 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Thu May 27 2021 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Notary Preparation Course 02/23/2021 - 06/01/2021 $550.00

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.

No class April 6, 2021.

Class Times:

Tue Feb 23 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Mar 2 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Mar 9 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Mar 16 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Mar 23 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Mar 30 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 13 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 20 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 27 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue May 4 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue May 11 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue May 18 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue May 25 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Jun 1 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

On-Site Wastewater Installer's Workshop (Alexandria) 10/08/2021 - 10/08/2021 $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 pre-register for this class as space is limited.

Class Times:

Fri Oct 8 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

On-Site Wastewater Installer's Workshop (Baton Rouge) 06/18/2021 - 06/18/2021 $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 pre-register for this class as space is limited.

Class Times:

Fri Jun 18 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

On-Site Wastewater Installer's Workshop (Kenner) 08/27/2021 - 08/27/2021 $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 pre-register for this class as space is limited.

Class Times:

Fri Aug 27 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

On-Site Wastewater Installer's Workshop (Lafayette) 03/19/2021 - 03/19/2021 $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 pre-register for this class as space is limited.

Class Times:

Fri Mar 19 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Painting Louisiana in Acrylics - Option 1 03/04/2021 - 03/25/2021 $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. The supply list will be emailed to the students once the class is confirmed. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 15 & up

Instructor: Michael Stracener

Class Times:

Thu Mar 4 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu Mar 11 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu Mar 18 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu Mar 25 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Painting Louisiana in Acrylics - Option 2 05/06/2021 - 05/27/2021 $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. The supply list will be emailed to the students once the class is confirmed. $120, plus approx. $20 - $30 for supplies, ages 15 & up

Instructor: Michael Stracener

Class Times:

Thu May 6 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu May 13 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu May 20 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu May 27 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Paralegal Certificate Course (online format) Option 1 01/11/2021 - 04/23/2021 $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 January 11 – February 26, 2021 and Session II is held March 8 – April 23, 2021. Registering for the January 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:
Paralegal Certificate Course (online format) Option 2 03/08/2021 - 06/18/2021 $1595.00

he 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 January 11 – February 26, 2021 and Session II is held March 8 – April 23, 2021. Registering for the January 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:
Paralegal Certificate Course (online format) Option 3 05/03/2021 - 08/13/2021 $1595.00

he 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 January 11 – February 26, 2021 and Session II is held March 8 – April 23, 2021. Registering for the January 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.

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Path to Stress Free Living:Quick Tips for Insanely Productive Life (Interested?) 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

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 (a joy of living).

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Photography Basics 02/24/2021 - 03/31/2021 $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

Instructor: Richard Wallis

Class Times:

Wed Feb 24 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 3 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 17 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 24 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 31 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Photography Intermediate 03/23/2021 - 04/27/2021 $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

Instructor: Danny Izzo

Class Times:

Tue Mar 23 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Mar 30 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 6 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 13 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 20 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue Apr 27 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Pre-School Tap/Ballet/Tumbling (Ages 3 – 5 & Potty Trained) 01/30/2021 - 02/27/2021 $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

No class Feb 13.

Class Times:

Sat Jan 30 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat Feb 6 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat Feb 20 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat Feb 27 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Private Investigator Basic 03/05/2021 - 03/14/2021 $350.00

The 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 Mar 5 2021 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat Mar 6 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Mar 7 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri Mar 12 2021 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat Mar 13 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Mar 14 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Problem Solving & Decision Making 04/13/2021 - 04/13/2021 $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:

Tue Apr 13 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Public Speaking: Presentation Survival Skills 02/09/2021 - 02/09/2021 $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 Feb 9 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QuickBooks Fundamentals (Option 1) 02/03/2021 - 02/03/2021 $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 Feb 3 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QuickBooks Fundamentals (Option 2) 05/17/2021 - 05/26/2021 $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 May 17 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed May 19 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon May 24 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed May 26 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Retirement for Life - LIVE ONLINE (ZOOM) 03/09/2021 - 03/23/2021 $59.00

The course consists of 3 two and one half hour sessions, which include the Planning Process, Retirement Income Sources and Distribution Methods, Taxes and How the New Tax Law Affects You, Investments and Investment Philosophies, Social Security, Health Insurance prior to Age 65, Transitioning to Medicare, Medicare Basics, and Estate Planning, How to Plan, Communicate, and Execute the Smooth Transfer of Assets and Values from One Generation to the Next. Attendees will receive two e-workbooks (one for each session) which give examples and illustrations to support instruction. This course is educational and non-commercial. No specific financial products are sold. No special skills or level of experience is required. Suggested age range is 50 – 70 years old, however, younger is perfectly fine. $59

Instructor: Dr. Douglas Burnette, Jr. (Co-instructor, Cheree Burnette)

Live Online (Zoom)

Class Times:

Tue Mar 9 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue Mar 16 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue Mar 23 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Retirement for Life - LIVE ONLINE (ZOOM) 03/11/2021 - 03/25/2021 $59.00

The course consists of 3 two and one half hour sessions, which include the Planning Process, Retirement Income Sources and Distribution Methods, Taxes and How the New Tax Law Affects You, Investments and Investment Philosophies, Social Security, Health Insurance prior to Age 65, Transitioning to Medicare, Medicare Basics, and Estate Planning, How to Plan, Communicate, and Execute the Smooth Transfer of Assets and Values from One Generation to the Next. Attendees will receive two e-workbooks (one for each session) which give examples and illustrations to support instruction. This course is educational and non-commercial. No specific financial products are sold. No special skills or level of experience is required. Suggested age range is 50 – 70 years old, however, younger is perfectly fine. $59

Instructor: Dr. Douglas Burnette, Jr. (Co-instructor, Cheree Burnette)

Live Online (Zoom)

Class Times:

Thu Mar 11 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Mar 18 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thu Mar 25 2021 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Self Defense for Female Teens (Ages 13-18) 03/01/2021 - 03/22/2021 $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

Instructor: Julianna Porche

Class Times:

Mon Mar 1 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Mar 8 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Mar 15 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Mar 22 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Self Defense for Women 03/01/2021 - 03/22/2021 $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

Instructor: Julianna Porche

Class Times:

Mon Mar 1 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Mar 8 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Mar 15 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Mar 22 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources 04/20/2021 - 04/22/2021 $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 are included.

Class Times:

Tue Apr 20 2021 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thu Apr 22 2021 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM

SHRM-Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep (online format) 02/03/2021 - 04/21/2021 $1660.00

This online preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking credentials that focus on identifying and testing the knowledge and practical real-life experiences HR professionals around the world need to excel in their careers today.

Earning your SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential establishes you as a recognized expert in the HR field. These certifications recognize that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success:
•Built on one singular Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK™) designed to elevate the HR profession around the world.
•Tests the HR professional’s competency—the ability to put that knowledge to work through critical thinking and application.
•Demonstrates that the HR professional is a technical expert and has mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies, through practice and experience, to drive business results.

This certification preparation program covers four knowledge domains: People, Organization, Workplace and Strategy as well as eight behavioral competencies; Leadership & Navigation, Ethical Practice, Business Acumen, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, and Communication.

This intensive program combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track as you prepare for the exam. For those not seeking certification, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist point of view, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core competencies and increase productivity.

As an added advantage, we use the SHRM Learning System, which has a long and established track record of helping HR certification candidates beat average pass rates. It features relevant HR content and advanced tools that streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

Class Times:

Wed Feb 3 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Feb 10 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Feb 17 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Feb 24 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 3 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 17 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 24 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Mar 31 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Apr 7 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Apr 14 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed Apr 21 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Survival Spanish 03/09/2021 - 04/27/2021 $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

Instructor: Maria Victoria Smith

Class Times:

Tue Mar 9 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 16 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 23 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 30 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 6 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 13 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 20 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 27 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

Sweet Treats! Baking, Desserts and Pastry Making -Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

SWEET TREATS! BAKING, DESSERTS AND PASTRY MAKING (AGES 9 - 16)

Students will have hands on instruction in the fundamentals of bakeshop. Students will learn about the basic ingredients: flour, sugar, eggs, milk, butter and flavorings. Recipes cover a variety of biscuits, muffins, pancakes, rolls, and loaves. Get hands on instruction in the art of dessert and pastry making. From after school snack ideas to

holiday desserts, students will learn how to prepare homemade cookies, pies, cakes and specialty pastries. Cooks of all levels welcomed. (Includes all food, supplies and copies of recipes.

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Tae Kwon Do 03/16/2021 - 04/27/2021 $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

Intructor: Denova Brown

Class Times:

Tue Mar 16 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Mar 23 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Mar 30 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Apr 6 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Apr 13 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Apr 20 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Tue Apr 27 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Tae Kwon Do Youth (Ages 7 - 13) 03/16/2021 - 04/27/2021 $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

Instructor: Denova Brown

Class Times:

Tue Mar 16 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Mar 23 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Mar 30 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Apr 6 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Apr 13 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Apr 20 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tue Apr 27 2021 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Signature Edition 4.0 01/27/2021 - 01/28/2021 $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:

Wed Jan 27 2021 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thu Jan 28 2021 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 (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

Toddler & Me Dance Class (Ages 1 1/2 - 5) - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

This class is designed to develop a young child’s coordination, flexibility and musicality while also introducing the structure of a dance class. Music, imagination, movement,

balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. This class includes one additional adult (mom, dad or another loved one) participating in the class along with their tiny dancer. The parent is able to take an active role in encouraging, supporting and keeping their little dancer on track! It a great bonding activity and it can help your child develop cognitive, social, and gross motor skills. It is also an exciting way to prepare your child to be around other children. It can help your child get used to being in a structural setting along with helping them learn how to follow directions and much more! No skills needed. They can bring dance shoes (ballet) if they have any, but not needed.

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Torch Fired Precious Metal Clay Jewelry 03/20/2021 - 03/20/2021 $125.00

Create a one-of-a-kind heirloom jewelry piece that is truly unique and made by you. Certified instructor, Adrian Guidry will show you how to use Precious Metal Clay to design and mold a charm or pendant, fire with a small butane torch and polish. You will leave with a beautiful, wearable piece that you will cherish forever. Precious Metal Clay is a medium consisting of very small particles of metal such as silver, gold, bronze, or copper mixed with a binding agent and used to making jewelry. Precious metal clay can be shaped just like any soft clay, dried, and then fired in a kiln or with a handheld gas torch. The biding agent burns away, leaving the pure metal. For Ages 16 and up. $125

The workshop will include:
• Introduction to Precious Metal Clay (PMC)
• Guidance in designing your own piece
• Basic for micro torching
• Polishing, finishing, and assembly

Instructor: Adrian Guidry

Class Times:

Sat Mar 20 2021 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Train-the-Trainer Toolkit and Tips 02/11/2021 - 02/11/2021 $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:

Thu Feb 11 2021 09:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Voice Over...Now is Your Time 04/19/2021 - 04/19/2021 $35.00

In what could be the most enlightening 2 hours you have ever spent, this class will show you how you can begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more. Most people go about it the wrong way. In this introductory class, you will learn about a unique, outside the box way to break into this creative, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative industry. Voice-over can be managed on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with minimal overhead! Whether you choose to pursue voice-overs part-time or fulltime, this could be the game changer you’ve been looking for. $35

Instructor: Nicole Porche

Class Times:

Mon Apr 19 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Water Supply Protection Specialist (Backflow) 03/08/2021 - 03/12/2021 $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 Mar 8 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue Mar 9 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu Mar 11 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri Mar 12 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Water Supply Protection Specialist (Backflow) Recertification) 03/09/2021 - 03/09/2021 $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 Mar 9 2021 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Zydeco Dance for Beg - Interested? 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 $0.00

Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of how to “feel” the music. Become skilled in shifting your weight and “holding” the step while dancing the 8-count shuffle. Gain confidence to be able to transition from dancing in the closed position, to a two-handed open hold, as well as dancing without holding hands. To add variety to the shuffle, learn how to execute the all-important rock step in the three dance positions. Additional moves include the vertical give & take; underarm full turn; hand toss/lean in; couple apart turn; side-knee-lifts; cross-over and the couple together turn. Speed will be emphasized during the last class.

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