Continuing Education Credit Programs
Corporate Communication Certificate
Course Code: CAS 352 Date: Fall 2 (October 21 – December 13, 2013) Time: TBA Cost: 3 credits
Principles of Marketing
Course Code: MKTG 301 Date: Fall 1 (August 26 – December 13, 2013) Time: TBA Cost: 3 credits
Public Relations and Marketing
Course Code: MKTG 310 Date: Fall 1 (August 26 – October 11, 2013) Time: W 6:15 - 9 PM Cost 3 credits
The Media and Public Relations
Course Code: CC 402 Date: (August 26 – December 13, 2013) Time: W 3:55 - 6:25 PM Cost: 3 credits
Writing for the Web
Course Code: ENGL 420 Date: TBA: Time: TBA Cost: 3 credits
English as a Second Language Program Specialist
Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching
Course Code: WLED400 Date: June 23, 2014 - August 8, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Language, Culture, and the Classroom: Issues for Practitioners
Course Code: WLED444 Date: September 8, 2014 - October 24, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Assessment of Performance: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
Course Code: WLED483 Date: November 3, 2014 - December 19, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Teaching English as a Second Language
Course Code: APLNG493 Date: January 5, 2015 - February 21, 2015 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Course Code: APLNG484 Date: March 2, 2015 - April 17, 2015 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Specialist Certificate: Teaching Writing and Literacy
Course Code: EDUC452 Date: Aug 18 - Oct 20, 2015 Time: T, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Teaching with Modern Web Technologies
Course Code: EDUC463 Date: Oct 29, 31, Nov 12, 14, and Dec 3, 5, 10, 2015 Time: Th, 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM & Sa 8 AM - 4 PM Cost: 3 credits
Course Code: EDUC425 Date: Jan 14, 16, 28, 30, Feb 11, 13, 18, 2016 Time: T, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM & Sa 9 AM - 3 PM Cost: 3 credits
Teaching Struggling Readers and Writers
Course Code: EDUC477 Date: Feb 23 - May 3, 2016 Time: T, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Elective Concentration (Select One)
Children's Literature in Teaching Writing
Course Code: EDUC432 Date: June 22-June 26, 2015 Time: M-F, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Technology and the Learning Process
Course Code: EDUC464 Date: July 6 - July 10, 2015 Time: M-F, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Using a Writer's Notebook to Empower Writers
Course Code: EDUC497 Date: July 27 - July 31, 2015 Time: M-F, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Cost: 3 credits
Continuing Education Non-Credit Programs
Certificate in Corporate Communication
The Media and Public Relations (COMM 5083) Check back for course details.
Effective Communication in the Business World (CAS 5006) Check back for course details.
FALL 2015 (Tentative, more to follow)
The Media and Public Relations (COMM 5083) Check back for course details.
Writing for the Web (ENGL 5177). Check back for course details.
Each course costs $599
Clinical Medical Assistant Program
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9 AM - 12:30 PM, classes begin September 11, 2015
Cost: $2,399 (includes all books and supplies)
Pharmacy Technician Program
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 AM -12:30 PM, classes begin October 6, 2015
Wednesdays, October 14 through December 9, 2015. Cost: $799, which includes all course materials.
Project Management Certificate Program
Module 1: Introduction to Project Management and Initiating the Project
Course Code: (PJMGT5016) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM September 14-October 12, 2015
Module 2: Project Management: Project Planning
Course Code: (PJMGT5017) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM October 19-November 16, 2015
Module 3: Project Management: Executing, Monitoring, and Controlling the Project
Course Code: (PJMGT5018) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM November 23-December 21, 2015
Module 4: Project Management: Advanced Monitoring and Controlling then Closing the Project and Additional Topics
Course Code: (PJMGT5019) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM January 11-February 8, 2016
Our next sessions begin on January 9, 2016. Please check back in October for registration details.
SHRM Learning System® for Certification Preparation
Check back after November 1, 2015 for our Spring 2016 offerings.
Cost: $1,199, which includes all course materials.
Practical Nursing Program
Structure and Function of The Human Body
Course Code: HSSCI6000
Fundamentals of Practical Nursing
Course Code: HSSCI6001L HSSCI6001C
Concepts of Basic Medical and Surgical Nursing
Care Course Code: HSSCI6002L HSSCI6002C
Nursing Care of Adults and Children
Course Code: HSSCI6003L HSSCI6003C
Nursing Care of the Adult
Course Code: HSSCI6004L HSSCI6004C
The Arts Project
Concepts Through Illustration
Date: September 17 - December 10 Time: Th, 3 PM - 5 PM Cost: $350
Ceramics for Beginners
Date: September 17 - December 10 Time: Th, 6 PM - 8 PM Cost: $350
Beginning Jewelry and Metalwork
Date: September 15 - December 8 Time: T, 1 PM - 3 PM Cost: $350
Advanced Jewelry and Metalwork
Date: September 15 - December 8 Time: T, 10 AM - 12 PM Cost: $350
Drawing and Design Fundamentals
Date: September 16 - December 9 Time: W, 10 AM - 12 PM Cost: $350
Date: September 16 - December 9 Time: W, 1 PM - 3 PM Cost: $350
The Art of the Children's Book
Date: September 17 - December 10 Time: Th, 1 PM - 3 PM Cost: $350
Acting for Film
Date: September 15 - December 8 Time: T, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Cost: $350
Conferences, Lecture Series and Institutes
Diverse Literacies Conference
Date: Saturday, September 28 with Pre-Conference workshop on Friday, September 27
LVWP Community Writing Series: Revise, Recharge, and Re-envision
Dates: July 14, 16, 21, & 23, 2015 • 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Cost: $75 per session; $200 for all four sessions
Three Days/Three Modes
Dates: June 29 - July 1, 2015, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Six at Six Lecture Series
"Old King Coal--Then and Now": Anthracite, Mining, Immigrants, Unrest, and Unions
Schedule: Wednesdays, 6 PM, March 18, 25, April 1, 22, 29 and May 6
Cost: $59 per person, $89 for two people of the same household.
"Handprint of the Molly Maguires"
Six @ Six will take a break on April 8 and 15 to provide the opportunity for all to experience an original screenplay created by Katina Bozikis, Penn State Lehigh Valley film instructor. The screenplay will be interpreted by local actors (this is not a full production). "Handprint of the Molly Maquires" is free and open to the public.
Schedule: Wednesdays, 6 PM April 8 and 15
SAGE Lecture Series
Fall 2015 Lecture Series
Friday, September 18 Lehigh Valley Enterprises - Then and Now
Michael Krajsa, Penn State Instructor in Business will cover the evolution (and in some cases extinction) of popular Lehigh Valley products and services and will share his perspective on the future of business and industry in our area, based on current activity in the region.
Friday, October 2 The Evolution of Photography
From the ever popular “selfie” to caves and ancient metallurgy, we will go backward in time, guided by our speaker, Christos Karfakis who is a contemporary photo-historian. This will be an intergenerational lecture, with Penn State Lehigh Valley undergraduate art students in attendance.
Friday, November 6 Enacting Racism: Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill, Character and the Constitution
Michele Ramsay, PhD, Penn State Professor, will focus on the rhetoric of Clarence Thomas during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings and how it impacted the rhetoric of Anita Hill, centering on an accusation that he had sexually harassed or engaged in unseemly behavior toward her.
Friday, December 4 The Slinky and Other Human Powered Toys
Join us for some pre-holiday fun as retired math teacher, turned entertainer, Bob Swaim will be on board to share his thoughts on this “fun and wonderful toy” along with some other eco-friendly options for playtime.
Join us at 10:30 for coffee. Lectures begin at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon.
Cost of each lecture, including lunch, is $20, or attend all four for $60!
SAGE lectures are held in Room 135 at our Center Valley campus,
2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA
Penn State Lehigh Valley
2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447
The Penn State Center @ Overlook Park
445 Hanover Avenue
Allentown, PA 18109