Here's a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:

 

ADIRONDACK LAKES CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Painting Workshops: 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 14, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake. Acrylic painting class. $35 for arts center members, $45 for non-members. Call 518-352-7715 or visit www.adirondackarts.org to register.  

Photographing Artwork on a Shoestring Budget: 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 21, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake.  $20 for Arts Center members, $30 for non-members. Call 518-352-7715 or visit www.adirondackarts.org to register. 

 

CLINTON COUNTY ANIMAL RESPONSE TEAM

Hazardous Materials Awareness Training: 6 to 8 p.m., Clinton County Emergency Services Building, 16 Emergency Drive, Plattsburgh. Free. Call 518-566-0944 to register. 

 

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

HVEQ 200B Heavy Equipment Operation: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 23 through Oct. 21. $249. Mineville Branch Campus. 

MPHL 150A Phlebotomy for Medical Professionals: 5:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 24 to Dec. 10. Is a "job upgrade" course that requires employment in a medical-related field as a pre-requisite. $866. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

MCNA 200A Nurse Assisting: 3:30 to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday (with occasional Fridays, depending on holidays), Oct. 14 to Dec. 20. Class cost, $2,269. Additional costs: $90, text and workbook; $115, certification cost; $135, background check; $40, drug test. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

WLDG 300A Welding: 5 to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Oct. 14 to Jan. 15. Adult job upgrade course designed for participants possessing welding experience and who seek to expand their professional expertise by passing an American Welding Society D1.1 structural steel code test. $2,116. Plattsburgh Satellite Campus. 

Ground School for Prospective Pilots: 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 15 to Dec. 12. Plattsburgh Satellite Campus. $505. 

WLDG 100A Welding: 5 to 8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 16 through Dec. 16. $505. Plattsburgh Satellite Campus. 

ATCD 101A Auto Cad: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Oct. 21 to Nov. 7. $250. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

CHSW 100A Chainsaw Handling, Operation, Maintenance and Safety: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 21 and 23. $60. Participants who require a saw, oil and fuel will be charged an extra $10. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

WLDG 100B Welding: 5 to 8 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Oct. 22 through Dec. 2. $505. Mineville Branch Campus. 

COSM 300B NYS Cosmetology Exam Refresher: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. $49. Mineville Branch Campus. 

Performing Mini Facials and Manicures: 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. $30, adults; $15, children.  Plattsburgh Main Campus.  

Baking 101: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30. $30, adults; $15, children. CV-TEC Main Campus. 

ELEC 100B Basic Electrical Skills: 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 5 through Nov. 21. $120. Mineville Branch Campus. 

Pizza 101: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. $30, adults; $15, children. CV-TEC Main Campus. 

Soup Making: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13. $30, adults; $15, children. CV-TEC Main Campus. 

Four Hour Self-Defense Course for Beginners: 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 13 and 14. $30, adults; $15, children. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

UFRT 101A Use of Force Training: 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 20 and 21. $65. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

Build Your Own Adirondack Chair: 6 to 9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, Dec. 2 and 4. $60, adults; $30, children. Mineville Branch Campus. 

Basic Electrical for the Home: 6 to 9 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9. $30, adults; $15, children. Mineville Branch Campus. 

DDRW 150 A Defensive Driving Workshop: 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 18 and 19. $89. Plattsburgh Main Campus.

 

Classes held at 1585 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh or the Satellite Branch campus, 518 Rugar St., Plattsburgh, unless otherwise indicated. Mineville campus located at 3092 Plank Road.

Call the Plattsburgh location at 518-561-0100 or Mineville at 518-942-6691.

 

NORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Legal Update: 8 to 10 a.m., Holiday Inn, 406 State Route 3, Plattsburgh. Update on law changes regarding wage and hour laws, independent contractor tests and more. $25, chamber members; $40, non-members. Visit tinyurl.com/y54nwpvd to register. 

New York State Compliant Employee Sexual Harassment Training: 10:15 to 11 a.m., Holiday Inn, 406 State Route 3, Plattsburgh. Legally mandated sexual harassment and discrimination training for all employees working in New York State. $25, chamber members; $40, non-members. Register at tinyurl.com/y4fm2s7n

 

ONEWORKSOURCE

A.C.C.E.S. Vocational Rehabilitation: 12:45 to 2 p.m. Sept. 24.

Career Exploration/Ability Profiler Test: 1 to 4 p.m. Sept 30.

Creating a Targeted Resume: 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Sept. 17, 24.

Creating Cover Letters and Thank You Letters: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17.

How to Make the Most of a Job Fair: 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 20.

Job Club: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Sept. 27.

Interviewing Skills: 10:30 a.m. to noon; Sept. 26.

Introduction to Email: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

Multi-Business Job Fair: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23.

Held at 194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh.

Participants must sign up with OneWorkSource 24 hours before workshop time. Register: 518-561-0430.

 

PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 

Yoga Classes: Monday and Wednesday sessions over the next several months, Duken Administrative Building, 49 Broad St., Plattsburgh. City Residents, $20 for six class session; gold card members senior citizen, $15 for six class session; non-residents, $25 for six class session; walk-in rate $5/class. Visit www.plattscsd.org to register or call 518-569-4332 for more information. 

Session 1 Mondays (Already begun): Sept. 16, 23, 30, and Oct. 7, 21. 

Session 1 Wednesdays (Already begun): Sept. 18, 25, and Oct. 2, 9, 16.

Session 2 Mondays: Oct 28; Nov. 4, 18, 25; Dec. 2, 9. 

Session 2 Wednesdays: Oct. 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20; Dec. 4. 

 

SUNY PLATTSBURGH 

Youth Learn to Swim Program: Eight week program running every Saturday from Sept. 14 to Nov. 9. For children 5 years or older who are at least 47 inches tall and can comfortably go underwater. $50 per student. Call 518-564-4140 or email wileyks@plattsburgh.edu for more information. 

 

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