Calling all Educators! – Earn CPDU's
Enhance your professional development that directly affects teaching and learning. Take your knowledge back to the classroom and share it with your students. Earn CPDUs approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. Please let the instructor know when taking a class for CPDU's. CEU's for Social Workers and Licensed Practical Counselors may also be available.
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HOLLY LAZZERINI-MATHUR has 20+ years of experience in the field of special education and has been teaching in this field for several years . She has a Masters degree in regular and special education administration specializing in various areas of impairments.
Bullying & the Special Needs Child
Is your special needs child being bullied? This course will discuss various strategies to help you and your special needs child to handle these situations. 3 CPDU’s
SOC 010 RV Holly Lazzerini-Mathur $39
6/27 Th 6:00-7:30 pm 1 Session
RVC CLASSROOM BLDG I Room 223
CHRISTINA WHISENAND has extensive background in working with investigation of sexually based crimes involving adults and children. She has recently retired from her position as a Youth and Sex Crimes Detective where she worked closely with the Department of Children and Family Services. She has taught similar programs for area school bus drivers on how to identify and report child abuse.
How to Identify & Report Child Abuse
Sexual, physical, and emotional abuse along with neglect can impact a child for a life time. Learn how to identify the signs of child abuse, how to speak to a child using open ended questions, the importance of body language when speaking to a child about abuse, and how to report the abuse to the proper authorities. This course will also cover the role of the mandated reporter. 3 CPDU’s and 3 CEU’s for Social Workers & LCPC’s
SOC 004 RV3 Christina Whiseand $25
7/13 Sa 9:00 am- Noon 1 Session
BELL SCHOOL RD CTR 3350 N. Bell School Rd. Room 004
Medical & Community Interpreter Training
So you want to be a Medical/Community Interpreter? This free information session will be invaluable to answer all of your questions before register- ing for the Fall semester training. Saul Arteaga, the developer and trainer for “Equal Footing”, will discuss: What is “Equal Footing” training?; Who should attend? What are the requirements or pre-requisites? What topics are included in the training? What materials are needed? and more. NOTE: Medical & Community Interpreter Training class will be held September 23 through December 9, Mondays from 5-8 pm, Cost $350. (COM 040 RV)
OSB 002 RV Saul Arteaga FREE
8/12 M 6:00-7:00 pm 1 Session
RVC STUDENT CTR BLDG Room 1222
Test Prep Courses – Online ACT Test Prep
Cambridge Educational Services, the largest provider of Test Prep curriculum to colleges, universities, and high schools in the U.S., has partnered with Continuing Education to bring you the latest advancement in test preparation. The course covers all areas of the exam and the price includes a Computer Adaptive CD-ROM and Official Retired Test(s). The Cambridge Six-Step Approach includes: Diagnostic testing and assessment service; Basic skills review; Problem-solving concepts and strategies; Practice test reinforcement; final exam, assessment report and review; and Personal study plan. Official pre- and post-tests document score improvements. Students will receive a password within 24 hours after registering and can complete the web course program at any time-day or night. All materials included. 2- Month Access - $225 4- Month Access - $250
Earn CPDU Credits Online!
$99 for a 6-week session. We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Most courses are $99 for a 6-week session. Upon successful completion of each course, you will be awarded 24 CPDU's. For complete instructions for CPDU's and a complete listing of courses/descriptions--go to www.ed2go.com/rvcteach.
Earn Graduate Credit Online!
Ed2Go announces its partnership with two well-respected schools, Ashland University and Madonna University, to offer graduate credit to teaching professionals. Licensed educational professionals working under a current educational baccalaureate or advanced degree may be eligible to participate. Teaching professionals simply enroll in an online course with Rock Valley College, and upon successful completion of the course and a satisfactory grade on a final assignment, they will be awarded graduate credit. There is an additional cost to enroll in the graduate credit program; prices are dependent on whether students enroll through Madonna University or Ashland University. These non-degree credits are designed to satisfy the requirements of certificate renewal and salary increase. To learn more about graduate credit opportunities with Ashland University or Madonna University, visit www.ed2go.com/rvc or if you have questions- Email email@example.com.
SPECIFIC REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: (for on-line courses)
- First: Fill out the registration form include e-mail and mail to us, refer to Course # On-Line CCE.
- Second: Register and pay on-line at partner site (except Cambridge-pay RVC-CCE).
- THIRD: Follow instructions at the partner website. Call our office for help (815) 921-3900.