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Galveston College Foundation Chairman Susan Broll, left, welcomed new foundation board members Eddie Johnson of E.R. Johnson Family Mortuary and Kelly Sullivan of Sullivan Interests Evia Development at the recent meeting in February. Not pictured is Norma Villarreal, Supervisor of Court Services for Galveston County Probation.

Galveston College Offers Contract Training

We’re here for you! We can teach on-site at your company. The Division of Continuing Education – Contract Training can tailor a new class or enhance a current workforce skill to meet your professional needs. Employer On-site classes offer flexibility and quality instruction. Our customized training specializes in industries unique needs, and provides specialized professional training programs in: Spanish for Bank Tellers, Spanish for Realtors, Spanish for Healthcare Professionals, Spanish for Hospitality Professionals, Spanish for Professionals, Quick Books, Quicken, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Publishing, Time Management, Business Speaking Skills, Managing Stress, Customer Service, and Conflict Management/Resolution. Classes begin April 2, 2007.

Security Officer Training TCPS Levels 1, 2, & 3

This course includes legal limitations on use of handguns, powers and authority of private security officers, familiarity with legislation, note taking, report writing, range firing and procedure, handgun safety and maintenance, and required range qualification. Student must pass a written examination and demonstrate proficiency with firearms. Cost of textbooks and firearm training are included in the tuition. Tuition cost is $165. Classes begin April 2, 2007 and are held Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1364.

Basic Internet

Introduction to the Internet includes E-mail, home page, and how to perform basic research to address your needs. E-mail is a great way to keep in touch with everyone. Tuition cost is $60. Classes begin April 10, 2007 and are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1364.

Dog Obedience – Basic

This course includes an overview of basic obedience (on lead), basic obedience commands, canine psychology, socialization, and solving behavior problems. The class will offer an individual approach to each dog/owner partnership, allowing participation of puppies (12 weeks+) to dogs of any age. Dogs must have all of their vaccinations and the vaccination record is required the first day of class. Only one dog per student is allowed. Dogs will not attend the first day of class. Cost is $35. Classes begin March 3, 2007 and are held on Saturdays, from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at Galveston College. For more information contact Continuing Education at 409-944-1364.

Spring Break

Galveston College will be closed beginning March 12 through March 17 for Spring Break.  The College will reopen on Monday, March 19, 2007.