High School Equivalency Prep (GED, HiSET, or TASC)

Description:

The Aspire program is a FREE program and is for individuals interested in earning their high school diploma.

2020 Winter/Spring Orientation Schedule:

9 AM-NOON
FEB 10 & 12
MARCH 9 & 11
APRIL 20 & 22
MAY 11 & 13

5 -7:30 PM
FEB 11 & 13
MARCH 10 & 12
APRIL 21 & 23
MAY 12 & 14

Class Schedule:

Year-round classes with new orientation sessions scheduled monthly.  Call 419-408-5540 to schedule your 2 half-day orientation:

Monday and Wednesdays 9:00 am – Noon  OR

Tuesday and Thursdays 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

More Information:

Register for the Aspire program and/or Orientation in one of three ways:

Phone: 419.408.5540
Online: www.fostorialearningcenter.org/registration-aspire
In Person: 342 Perry Street, Fostoria OH 44830

Classes are FREE and take place at the Fostoria Learning Center.

Math, English, Reading Refresher

Description:

Individuals can sharpen their Math, English and/or Reading skills for college placement tests or workforce tests.  This class is free.

Class Schedule:

Year-round classes with new orientation sessions scheduled monthly.  Call to schedule your 2 half-day orientation

Monday and Wednesdays 9:00 am – Noon  OR

Tuesday and Thursdays 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

More Information:

Register for the Aspire program and/or Orientation in one of three ways:

Phone: 419.408.5540
Online: www.fostorialearningcenter.org/registration-aspire
In Person: 342 Perry Street, Fostoria OH 44830

Classes are FREE and take place at the Fostoria Learning Center.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Description:

Learn essential skills for use in the work place, and discover important life skills.

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:30am

More Information:

To receive further information about this program, or to register, contact:

Anitha Thomas
419-788-0177 or thomasani264@gmail.com

Fostoria YouthBuild

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership has launched their Fostoria YouthBuild program to teach young adults ages 18-24 construction skills, help them earn their GEDs and gain workforce experience.
Services
YouthBuild includes classroom instruction, hands-on construction work, life skills training and more. Participants will have the opportunity to go out into their community, help repair or rehabilitate homes, and earn paychecks while helping their city.
Eligibility Guidelines
The program is open to young adults ages 18-24 who have not completed high school or want to earn their GED.
Click Here to learn more or call: 1-800-775-9767

Financial Courses

Monday, February 10, 6-8 p.m.
Start Up your Business for Financial Success
“Get your business on the right financial track. Whether you are just getting started or are already up and running, this class will discuss regulatory compliance, tax structures, optimal accounting practices, IRS red flags, deductible expenses as well as prevention and resolution.”

Thursday, Feb 13 & 20, 5:30-7:30
2020 Resolution: Personal Finance
Money Management for People Who Don’t Have Any
Struggling to pay bill, buy groceries and just get by? This class is for you. Learn the basics of how to manage money so you don’t have to struggle any more.

February 17, 5:30-7:30
Personal Income Tax
This beginner tax course is a clearly written, easily understandable step-by-step course that includes
practical examples, real life illustrations, and sample computations that bring tax preparation vividly to
life. The course has been designed to give the student a clear picture of the over-all tax structure as well
as a detailed, in-depth, working knowledge of the various tax laws, regulations and procedures and how
they mesh with and affect each other. Of particular assistance in this respect are the “reason why”
explanations you will find frequently throughout the course. Even the more difficult tax provisions
become much easier to grasp, remember and apply if their underlying reason or history is understood.
In fact, the course materials, which are yours to keep, will serve you well throughout your life as a tax
payer, or career as an accountant or tax preparer.

Click here to Register

First Aid CPR/AED Training

This training is for students seeking a comprehensive training class that builds the confidence to respond. This first aid, AED, and CPR certification course option is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC, and the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid. Some of the topics covered:

First-aid/CPR/AED class covers the following topics:

  • CPR for adults/children/infants
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillators)
  • Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
  • Bleeding control
  • Seizures
  • Epi pen use
  • Snake bites
  • Broken bones
  • Poisoning
  • Choke saving
  • Other life-threatening emergencies

Who should take this CPR/AED class?

General workplace, parents, grandparents, babysitters, teachers, construction workers ... anyone!

Location: Fostoria Learning Center

Class Times: 8:00am—1:00pm

Cost: $45 (includes workbook + AHA certificate/completion card)

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information or click here to register online.

* Lunch is not provided in this course but there will be breaks during the day.

ServSafe Level 2 Managers Course and Level 1

Description

ServeSafe® has become the industry standard in food safety training and provides Managers with accurate and up-to-date information on all aspects of food safety and handling, from receiving and storing food, to food preparing and serving. Food-borne illness is a serious public health threat. According to the Center for Disease Control, each year in the United States 76 million people suffer from vomiting and diarrhea caused by mishandled, tainted, or spoiled food.

Just some of the topics to be covered during this training are:

* Preventing cross-contamination

* Cleaning and sanitizing

* Food safety regulations

* Time and temperature control

* Safe food preparation

Class Dates: February 18, 20, 25 & 27
Class Times: 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Fostoria Learning Center
Cost: $200 (includes book, certification exam & materials)

The Fostoria Learning Center offers the ServSafe® Manager Certification — 7th Edition training 2-3 times a year which fulfills the Food Certification Level Two requirement (16 contact hours).

ServSafe® Level 1 Training Certification

ServSafe Manager Course Level Two- 7th Edition

ServeSafe® has become the industry standard in food safety training and provides all employees with accurate and up-to-date information on all aspects of food safety and handling, from receiving and storing food, to food preparing and serving.

Class Dates: Class Dates: April 14, 16, 21 & 23 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
Class times: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Fostoria Learning Center
Cost: $200 (includes book, certification exam & materials)

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to register online.
Training in partnership with Good Shepherd Home & the Fostoria Learning Center