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Adult Education Course Catalog: 2018-2019

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Adult High School Diploma Program Who qualifies? Any adult age 22 or older living in Ohio that does not have a high school diploma, a High School Equivalence Diploma or GED. What do participants receive? Students will earn a HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA and Career Technical Certifi cate when they meet the Work Keys score requirements for their chosen technical program, complete the course requirements, both academic and technical, and earn the industry credential associated with their technical program of study. The High School Diploma will be awarded from the Ohio Department of Education. What is the cost for the Adult Diploma Program? Program costs for qualified adult diploma program students will be covered by the Ohio Department of Education. What is the process? • Call us at 330-725-8461 to express interest in the Adult Diploma Program and register for the academic pretest. • Meet with Peggy Reeves to review your score and create a plan, if needed, to work on refreshing areas of academic weakness with Aspire or Project Learn, usually a 6 to 8-week commitment. • Register with Ohio Means Jobs to discuss academic skill attainment plans; choose a technical skill focus. • Create a SAFE account login with Peggy Reeves • You will be asked to provide: a copy of your Birth Certifi - cate or State-Issued ID or Driver’s License; and a working email address. • Your application will be submitted to the Ohio Department of Education for approval and acceptance into the program, after all steps have been completed. • When you have completed your program, attained the required Work Keys score, and passed the related industry credential, a High School Diploma is issued by the Ohio Department of Education. Online Training Courses TAKE CLASSES WHEN & WHERE IT’S CONVENIENT FOR YOU! Online Courses provide a convenient and costeffective approach to learning! Medina County Career Center is working with leading online partners to offer a wide variety of content with online support throughout the entire curriculum. Personal Enrichment Career Training Professional Development Courses are project-oriented and may include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more. Popular Courses: • Creating Web Pages • First Aid for Dogs and Cats • Keys to Effective Communication • Microsoft Offi ce 2013 Page 16 The courses are self-paced and incorporate a variety of learning methods to support you on your educational journey. Popular Courses: • Cisco® CCNA® Certifi cation Training • CompTIA A+ Certifi cation Training • Microsoft Offi ce Specialist 2013 • Paralegal These courses enable you to expand your knowledge, stay current with workforce trends and maintain a competitive edge. Popular Courses: • Photography • Personal Stress Management • Social Media Marketing For more information and see more courses, visit the Online Training Courses page at www.mcjvs.edu www.mcjvs.edu

Aspire: Learn More, Earn More Prepare for the High School Equivalence Diploma Test with FREE Classes For more information about any of these opportunities, please 1.) Call us at: 440-891-7647 2.) Visit us on the web at: http://www.polaris.edu/Aspire 3.) Or email us at Aspire@polaris.edu Medina County Career Center Classes: Located at: 1101 W. Liberty Street, Medina, OH 44256 Classes meet: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30p to 8:30p Brunswick Library Classes: Located at: 3649 Center Road, Brunswick, OH 44212 Morning Classes Meet: Monday and Wednesday, 10:00a to Noon Evening Classes Meet: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00p to 8:00p Do you want to learn to speak English? Free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are available through the Aspire Program. Medina County Challenge Course Team Building Organizations today are being challenged to do more with less, stimulate creative thinking, work effectively with others and react quickly to the increasing pace of change. The Medina County Challenge Course involves people in a powerful and integrated “learning by doing” approach. Groups engage in activities and initiatives that encourage critical thinking and risk taking. Participants learn to solve problems, make decisions, set goals and develop communication skills in an environment that is interactive, challenging, supportive and fun. Call 330-725-8461 or 866-896-6222 for more information or scheduling. Medina County Career Center “Hire” Education The Medina County Career Center can deliver custom-designed sessions to support your company’s needs and goals. Consultative services and onsite classes include offerings in Soft Skills, Manufacturing Skills, OSHA Construction and General Industry Training, and First Aid, CPR, and AED instruction. Additional classes are available upon request. Contact Peggy Reeves, Director of Adult and Continuing Education for more information. www.mcjvs.edu Page 17