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Continuing Education Credit Programs

Corporate Communication Certificate

Organizational Communication

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

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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 

Functional-Discourse Grammar

Course Code: APLNG484 Date: March 2, 2015 - April 17, 2015 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

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Specialist Certificate: Teaching Writing and Literacy

Teaching Writing

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 

Literacy Assessment

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 

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Continuing Education Non-Credit Programs

Business Analyst Certificate

The course will run on select Fridays and Saturdays, starting September, 2015.

Cost - $529 per module

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Certificate in Corporate Communication

Spring 2015
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

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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)

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Pharmacy Technician Program

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 AM -12:30 PM, classes begin October 6, 2015

Cost: $999

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Microsoft Project 2013: Level 1

Date and Time: Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $99

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Microsoft Project 2013: Level 2

Date and Time: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $99

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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

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SAT Review 

Verbal - August 3rd through August 6th, 4pm-7pm

Math - August 10th through 13th, 4pm - 7 pm 

Cost - $129 per 12-hour session.

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SHRM Learning System® for Certification Preparation 

Course Code: MGMT9510 Date: Mondays, September 14 through December 7, 2015.

Cost: $1,199, which includes all course materials.

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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

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The Arts Project

Introduction to Digital Photography

Date: May 11 - August 3 Time: Th, 6 PM - 8 PM Cost: $350

Ceramics for Beginners

Date: May 14 - August 6 Time: Th, 6 PM - 8 PM Cost: $350

Advanced Jewelry and Metalwork

Date: May 212 - August 4 Time: T, 10 AM - 12 PM Cost: $350

Drawing and Design Fundamentals

Date: May 14 - August 6 Time: Th, 10 AM - 12 PM Cost: $350

Exploring Printmaking

Date: May 14 - August 6 Time: Th, 1 PM - 3 PM Cost: $350

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Conferences, Lecture Series and Institutes 

Diverse Literacies Conference

Date: Saturday, September 28 with Pre-Conference workshop on Friday, September 27

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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

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Three Days/Three Modes

Dates: June 29 - July 1, 2015, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Cost: $350

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Inquiring Minds: Finding the Voice of the Student Scientist

Dates: July 20-23, 2015, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Cost: $400

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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

Cost: Free

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SAGE Lecture Series

Spring 2015 Lecture Series

Friday, March 6th
Living Waters:  Preserving Water Resources in the Lehigh Valley -  Jim Wilson, Watershed Specialist, will share information on our local water resources and will explain what is being done to preserve and enhance the watersheds of the Lehigh Valley.

Friday, May 1st
The Art of Ancient Greece:  Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect throughout the ages. Learn about the materials used by the ancient Greeks as well as the stories that their pieces tell.

Friday, June 5th
Inside Afghanistan:  A Personal Experience:   Thoughts from local journalist, Pamela Varkony, who has twice been on the ground in Afghanistan.

Friday, June 19th
Your Role in Preventing West Nile Virus:  Join us as we partner with the local Cooperative Extension to learn simple techniques for preventing West Nile Virus in our area.  Program is offered at no cost, registration is required.

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

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Penn State Lehigh Valley
Continuing Education

2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447

Phone: 610-285-5000
Fax: 610-285-5256

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The Penn State Center @ Overlook Park

445 Hanover Avenue
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610-841-5330
Fax: 610-841-3310

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@ OVERLOOK PARK