Cook County Higher Ed North Shore Campus, Grand Marais, and other locations
Thu, 03/13/2014 (All day) - Mon, 08/25/2014 (All day)
Cook County Higher Education in Grand Marais hosts a variety of classes and events. All are at the Higher Ed North Shore Campus at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais, unless otherwise noted. Higher Ed also coordinates continuing education programs in the community and partnerships with educational institutions.
Higher Ed is hosting a "Workforce Training Outreach" information and exploration session in the Tofte Room in the Bluefin Bay Resort check-in building, on Thursday, March 13, from 1 to 3 pm. The event will provide West End area businesses with information regarding current local training opportunities, and will give Higher Ed an opportunity to hear from business owners so it can explore and identify training and education options that meet local business needs. RSVP is requested by Tuesday, March 11.
The UMD Continuing Education Department is offering "Adult Mental Health First Aid" – an interactive eight-hour training program that presents an overview of mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The training introduces participants to the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds an understanding of their impact, and gives an overview of the common treatments. The training is for all who work with the public, including business owners, customer service professionals, government workers, nursing staff, social workers, human services staff, clergy, EMT's, police, and human resource directors. The training will be offered on Thursday, March 20, from 8 am to 5 pm, with instructor Lee Berlinquette. Continuing ed credits are available.
Hibbing Community College has added a Pharmacy Technician AAS Degree program that can be completed almost entirely online. HCC’s two-year Pharmacy Technician AAS 60-credit degree program will prepare students for entry-level pharmacy technician positions, and those who complete the program will be eligible to complete the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. The course lectures are online. Hands-on lab requirements will be offered in Hibbing on weekends. Classes begin on August 25. A Pharmacy Technician packet is available at the North Shore Campus.
Cook County Higher Education is located at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais. Office hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday. Registration and more information about classes and events are available at 387-3411 or email@example.com, and on the website, www.northshorecampus.org.