Welcome to the Continuing Education Department at UAA!   
It’s hard to believe but fall is quickly approaching! We know how Alaskans like their activities so our Fall 2014 schedule of classes is now available for you to peruse. Check out the professional development opportunities highlighted this fall: Lunch & Learn sessions on Getting Organized, Communication, Dealing with People Problems, and Social Media Marketing. We have a full schedule of Microsoft application training courses including Word, Excel, Access ~ and don’t forget our tech classes of learning how to create a podcast and how to use your iPhone and Mac more effectively. Business training includes Working with Different Generations; Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow; Effective Interviewing Skills; and Influential Leadership.

Our American Red Cross certified safety courses include CPR/AED training, First Aid, and Wilderness & Remote First Aid. Do you boat either recreationally for fishing or business? Our 12-Hour Cold Water Survival Training is approved by both the US Coast Guard and Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA). The life you save could be YOURS!

Fall in Alaska also means food – enjoy some culinary delights with
Artisan Bread Baking, Classic Alaskan Seafoods, Soups & Stews, Pastas, Mother Sauces, and even a Knife Skills class that includes a beautiful set of kitchen knives that will make you feel like the Chopped Champion chef that we know you are!

But don’t worry – you can still catch the end of summer classes! We have several Kids’ College classes including 
Microsoft Office Boot Camp, Cartoon Studio, Kids on the Gogh and Juggling. Our end of summer culinary classes includes Meatless Meals, Summer Pastas, and Seafood Pastas. For the gardeners, you can learn to prune your trees and shrubs to perfection with our Pruning for the Homeowner at the end of July and early August.

For details and to register, click on our Browse, Shop & Register link! Use the A to Z listing to find topics of interest. Once you find the classes you are want (because we KNOW you’ll want more than one!) simply click the "Register Now" option to complete the registration process. You will receive an email confirmation with the class information and receipt of your payment.

Course Highlight

We currently have available an outstanding program for Human Resource Professionals through one of our online educational partners:

Human Resources Professional

Are you seeking a career in a high-demand field with plenty of opportunity for advancement? In this 120-hour online program, master all the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in the popular field of human resources. In addition, this program will prepare you to take the PHR, Professional in Human Resources certification exam, with HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) as the certifying body. Financial assistance is available. Course begins at any time, so register when you are ready for your new career! Instructor:  Anna Smith    Register Here

Have a question or need assistance? Call us at 907.786.6790 or e-mail us at continuinged@uaa.alaska.edu.

The most up-to-date and current information on class locations, days, times, and instructors will be found here. 

Remember that the gift of learning is perfect for any occasion. Not sure what course is best for your gift? Purchase a gift certificates available in any amount and let the recipient select their own course. Gift certificates are valid for an entire year. Call us today to get the perfect gift for your loved ones and friends!

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