Adult Education News
Connect Ohio has supplied nine free printers to area students who attend Every Citizen Online's free basic computer classes offered through ACWHCC's Adult Education program. For more information on the printer give-away click this link to read Connect Ohio's January newsletter article.
The Ashland County – West Holmes Career Center Administration attended the recognition of Ohio State Representative, Ron Amstutz as he received the Public Servant of the Year Award for 2013 at the 33rd Annual Career-Technical and Adult Education Seminar held in Columbus. Rep. Amstutz has served over 30 years in the Ohio Senate and the Ohio House of Representatives and represents the 1st Ohio House District. Pictured (l to r) are Michael McDaniel, Ashland County-West Holmes Superintendent; Rod Cheyney, Principal; Rep. Ron Amstutz; Melisa Carr, Adult Education Assistant Director; David Kleinschmidt, Adult Education Director.
Don Plotts, President of North Central State College, congratulates Melisa Carr, Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center’s, Assistant Adult Education Director (North Central State College ’86 Associate Degree in Applied Business) on her being awarded Malone Management Program Alumnus Leadership Excellence Award for 2012. Melisa graduated from Malone University with a BA in Management 2010 and a Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership in 2012. Also pictured is Barbie Lange, Malone University alumni ’03, Ashland Chamber of Commerce President/CEO.
Adult Education students in the Medical Assisting program got the chance to practice their blood pressure and pulse taking skills as about thirty Ashland Senior Citizens Center visited ACWHCC on October 16th for the annual Superintendent's luncheon. Seniors were offered the free screenings and were also treated to a brief presentation by teacher Mrs. Dalton and two adult education students who shared their thoughts and feelings about their experiences in the class. Said one of the Medical Assisting students, "We were so excited about this opportunity. We were told you (senior citizens) would be coming and we have been looking forward to this chance to practice our skills." For more photos click on Photo Gallery.
You Could Be an Adult Education Graduate, Too!
Find out more about training/retraining that could help you get a better job. One hundred-twenty-two adults graduated from ACWHCC Adult Education programs last year. Explore the Adult Education website for a list of current classes, start-up dates, and more information
Melisa Carr, ACWHCC Assistant Adult Education Director, recently presented at the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) conference in Columbus presenting on "Externships = Work Experience = Jobs. Carr shared her experience at putting together and managing a successful adult education internship program and outlined the benefits internships offer to students who participate. ACTE promotes the success of and respect for career technical education and its students and educators. Photo (left to right): Mike McDaniel, ACWHCC superintendent,Christine Gardner, Ohio ACTE Executive Director, and Melisa Carr, ACWHCC Assistant Adult Director
Looking for a new career? Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center has a program that makes it easy for you to take high-quality, affordable Online Courses and Online Career Training Programs. Through a partnership with ed2go|GES, you can develop new skills and knowledge in order to stand out in today's competitive job market. This program allows you to enhance your personal and professional skills and prepares you to launch a new career or advance in an existing one, no matter where you’re located. Click "Read More" for further information on these online opportunities.