Young driver train­ing planned at LCCC

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Le­high Car­bon Com­mu­nity Col­lege of­fers non­credit classes in its Young Driver Pro­gram for the pub­lic. The pro­gram is a com­pre­hen­sive train­ing ex­pe­ri­ence for stu­dents get­ting a driver’s li­cense or for a re­cently li­censed stu­dent in­ter­ested in ad­di­tional ed­u­ca­tion and train­ing.

The class in­cludes time in the Tran­sSim VS5 driv­ing sim­u­la­tor to de­velop the re­ac­tion and crit­i­cal think­ing skills that new driv­ers need, and con­cen­trates on the four key driv­ing skills that safety ex­perts be­lieve are sig­nif­i­cant: haz­ard recog­ni­tion, ve­hi­cle han­dling, space and speed man­age­ment.

Classes will be 6-9 p.m. Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days Jan. 15-17, Feb. 12-14, March 26-29, and May 7-9. Day­time classes will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 11-12.

For in­for­ma­tion, call 610-799-1780. To regis­ter, call 610-799-1197 or email ncreg­is­[email protected]­mail.lccc.edu. Vogt, Penn State Ex­ten­sion Mon­roe County, at 570-421-6430 or email [email protected] March 1.

Chil­dren en­ter­ing kinder­garten must be 5 years old by Sept. 1. Upon com­ple­tion of the reg­is­tra­tion packet, par­ents/and or guardians will be con­tacted with a date and time for a screen­ing ap­point­ment. All screen­ings will be by ap­point­ment only. work­ers, sin­gle par­ents, dis­placed homemak­ers, and ca­reer chang­ers fig­ure out the next step dur­ing times of tran­si­tion.

Top­ics that are cov­ered in the pro­gram in­clude: per­sonal de­vel­op­ment, skill as­sess­ment ca­reer ex­plo­ration, net­work­ing, job search, re­sume and cover let­ter writ­ing, and in­ter­view­ing.

Classes will be held 9 a.m. to noon Mon­day through Thurs­day Jan. 28-Feb 21 at NCC’s Fowler Fam­ily South­side Cen­ter, 511 E. Third St., Beth­le­hem. To sign up, call or email Jane Pen­ning­ton, pro­gram fa­cil­i­ta­tor, at 610-332-6560 or jpen­ning­[email protected]­ton.edu.

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The Le­high Val­ley Bee­keep­ers As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer in­tro­duc­tion to beekeeping classes in Fe­buary and March at Le­high Car­bon Com­mu­nity Col­lege.

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