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Adult Basic Education

Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women

$149

with Bonnie Gross

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

Body Language, Presence, and Power

$99

with Bonnie Gross

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you'll get your message across!

Choose Your Own Adventure: Your Life Edition - Be Safe, Be Successful

Free

with Lynn Sheehan & Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next session starts Jul 24, 2019 at 9 am

Attention 17-25 year olds!! Going out into the world after graduation? Getting a place, a job, or more schooling? This quick, 7 hour workshop will help you think through the choices you'll be making and teach you strategies to be safe and successful this year.  Topics covered will include:

- Managing your finances

- Time and organizational skills

- Online smarts

- Selfcare

- Managing substance use pressures

Join us on Wednesday, July 24, from 9am-4pm, to learn how to choose your own adventure and get the awesome ending you want!  FREE LUNCH is included!

This workshop is offered as a partnership between York Adult and Community Education and the Choose to Be Healthy Coalition.

BONUS: Successful completion of the workshop earns you a FREE $25 gas card and the book "How to Act Like a Grown-Up" by Mark DuPre (a funny, yet informative easy read.)

Please register by July 17.

CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info Fall 2019

Free

with Delcia Allain

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session begins Sept. 3, 2019 Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register to get more information.

Fearless Public Speaking: Speak, Act And Look Like a Leader

$99

with Bonnie Gross

When there are two people with the same skills entering a room, delivering a speech, or participating in a meeting– the person who looks, acts and sounds like a leader is the person most remembered. Make sure next time—it’s YOU! This class teaches you the skills not usually taught in traditional “presentation skills” courses; you will learn the secrets of how to speak, look and act like a leader. Being a calm, confident, impactful presenter starts before you write the first line - it starts with what and how you think. Learn the speaking skills of great public figures, such as John F. Kennedy and Steve Jobs, who have used their voices and speaking style to exude power and influence. (Approx. 12 hours.)

Individualized Career Counseling

Free

with Diane Ross

Looking for guidance in order to find your path to a career? Planning a career change?

Powerful Pronunciation for the Workplace

$299

with Bonnie Gross

Accent reduction in just 12 weeks for 18 different languages! The goal of this highly interactive online course is to teach you clear and confident English pronunciation, word stress, sentence flow and intonation, so that people can understand you perfectly the first time you speak, appreciate the value of your ideas, so you can reach your full potential.

Secrets of Confident Conversation:Networking

$99

with Bonnie Gross

If you feel uncomfortable and shy at networking events, in meetings, and at social functions, then this workshop is for you. Gain skills and confidence in how to act, what to say, and how to make a great impression. Learn how to project confidence in business and social situations. (Approx. 12 hours.)





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