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From cabinetmaking to ceramic tile, floral design to first aid, and Excel to editing photos, Meridian offers nearly 100 personal courses each semester, year-round. Need a course that isn't being offered? Meridian changes with the needs of the district, continually developing courses that meet the interests of district residents. We love to receive feedback. You can reserve your space in a professional- or personal-interest course in a variety of ways.

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Meridian Technology Center
Career Planning Center
1312 South Sangre Road
Stillwater, OK 74074-1899
Fax (405)377-2076 (credit card or letter of authorization only)

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In Person

Meridian Technology Center
1312 South Sangre Road
½ mile south of Highway 51 on Sangre Road
Enrollment Hours: 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. M - Th; 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. F

Architecture & Construction 

Woodworking Projects
Participants will learn to take a variety of skills and gain knowledge concerning woodworking and put them to work on a project of their choosing. Topics will cover design and material selection as well as skills to build your next woodworking project. Participants are responsible for all costs associated with their project. Individual project materials will not be provided.
5/26/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$149
 
Masonry: Basics
This course is an introduction to masonry methods and materials. Learn the concepts of concrete, stone, block and brick construction. Practice hands-on techniques for working with masonry tools and how to mix and spread mortar. Obtain a clear understanding of tool and site safety.
6/2/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$179
 

Arts, A/V Technology & Communication 

Conversational Spanish
This is a beginning course in the basics of Spanish conversation and grammar. Instructor will emphasize words and statements, which will be of benefit to participants who are communicating with Spanish-speaking employees or students.
5/21/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$89
 
Coupons Made Easy
Students will learn the artful technique of saving money by putting coupons to the test. In this course you will learn ways to start saving more by using coupons.
5/7/15
Th
6:00 PM
8:00 PM
$19
 
Photography: Wedding
This course will cover both portrait and wedding photography. Activities will include discussion of setup to the delivery of the final product. Emphasis will be placed on taking great photographs, rather than basic camera operation techniques.
7/7/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$120
 
Sign Language I
This is a beginner
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$130
 

Business, Management & Administration 

HR Matters: Working with Different Generations
Four different generations now work side by side, each having different language, points of reference and styles. Although these difference add richness within our workplaces, they can sometimes lead to misunderstandings and increased conflict. Come learn how knowing those differences will help us communicate better and make things go more smoothly at work. This session will explore the fundamental differences between the generations, and we will discuss communication strategies that work best with each. Lunch is included.
5/12/15
T
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
$15
 
Leadercast 2015 - The Brave Ones
Brave ones have existed throughout history. Some are unforgettable icons, others have names which will never be remembered. They exist across all industries, societies, and at every level of leadership. Join us at Leadercast 2015 as we explore The Brave Ones, and learn what it means to lead in such a way that we create bold cultures, build faithful employees, and produce high achievement. Get ready for an unforgettable day of inspiration, learning, networking, and more. Lunch included. For more information contact Rebecca Eastham at rebeccae@meridiantech.edu or visit the Leadercast website at www.leadercast.com/location/Stillwater
5/8/15
F
7:30 AM
4:00 PM
$70
 
Real Estate Pre-License
Meets training requirements mandated by the state legislature to qualify individuals to sit for the state licensing exam to become a provisional sales associate as outlined by the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission. The Commission approves the curriculum and instructor and all topics are relevant to Oklahoma laws. Not a certification course (Certification testing must be completed at Oklahoma Real Estate Commission).
7/28/15
M,T,W,Th,F
9:00 AM
5:00 PM
$370
 
HR Matters: Grooming Next Generation Leaders
Finding and nurturing future leadership talent is a primary concern for most organizations. How can your company identify top people, train them, and
8/11/15
T
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
$15
 
Everyday Leaders - Being a Decisive Leader
Followers want leaders who can make good decisions and confidently stand behind those decisions. Research suggests that our decisions are often disrupted by an array of irrationalities and biases. We are overconfident. We seek out information that supports us and downplay information that doesn
8/28/15
F
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
$15
 

Health Science 

Health Certification Testing

Please call 405.377.3333, ext. 211 to schedule a appointment for the following exams.

Clinical Skills ExamsBy Appointment Only
Certified Nurse Aide$45
Developmentally Disabled Care Aide$45
Home Health Aide$45
Residential Care Aide$45
Written Exams - Every Monday at 6 pm
Certified Nurse Aide$40
Developmentally Disabled Care Aide$40
Emergency Medical Responder$40
Home Care Administrator's Preparedness Assessment (OHCAPA)$100
Home Health Aide $30
Home Health Deeming $15
ODMHSAS Case Management $35
Medical Micropigmentologist $200
Residential Care Aide $30
Home Health Administrator - By Appointment only $100
 
Medical Terminology
Introduction to the special language utilized in the medical field and health care. Understanding new words becomes easy with the discovery that many terms are made up of interchangeable word parts that are utilized in different combinations. Meets pre-requisite requirements for Radiologic Technology.
5/11/15
M,W
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$210
 
Computer Applications
Very basic introduction to computer skills related to keyboarding, Microsoft Word documents, PowerPoint slideshows, Internet searches and email. Meets pre-requisite requirements for Practical Nursing.
5/11/15
M,W
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$104
 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA ACLS Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR and ACLS Provider CPR certification cards to enroll.
5/11/15
M
8:30 AM
4:30 PM
$99
 
Healthcare Provider
For health care providers and other professional rescuers. Learn skills of one- and two-rescuer CPR for adult, child, and infant utilizing mouth-to-mask and bag-mask techniques and AED. Must pass written and skills tests for certification.
5/12/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Medication Administration Technician Update

As required by law, this class meets the minimum eight-hour requirement for annual update training in Medication Administration. Must be a current MAT to enroll.

5/13/15
6/10/15
7/08/15
8/12/15
W
W
W
W
8:30 PM
8:30 PM
8:30 PM
8:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
$45
$45
$45
$45
 
Healthcare Provider Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA Healthcare Provider Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
5/13/15
W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED
For lay rescuers assigned as first responders to emergencies in the workplace or community. Provides training in basic first aid procedures, adult, child, infant CPR and use of an AED. Must pass skills test for certification.
5/19/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Infant/Child CPR for Family and Friends

Designed for the general public, parents, grandparents, and babysitters. An entry-level modular course offering instruction in one-rescuer child and infant CPR. Will learn basic child and infant CPR skills and recognizing and relieving choking in children and infants. Does not lead to certification.

5/20/15
6/24/15
7/22/15
8/26/15
W
W
W
W
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
9:30 PM
9:30 PM
9:30 PM
9:30 PM
$20
$20
$20
$20
 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
For health care professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
5/4/15
M,T
8:30 AM
4:30 PM
$199
 
Home Health Aide
Will satisfy 16-hour training requirements to be eligible for deeming onto Nurse Aide Registry as a Home Health Aide. Pre-requisite: Must hold current designation as a Long Term Care Aide in the state of Oklahoma.
5/5/15
T,Th
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$75
 
Healthcare Provider Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA Healthcare Provider Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
6/10/15
W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Medication Administration Technician

Emphasizes basic knowledge of legal and ethical issues for the Medication Administration Technician. Will learn performance of vital signs and how to properly administer certain medications in an environment where acute nursing care is not required. Pre-requisite to MAT Update.

6/16/15
7/21/15
8/18/15
T,Th
T,Th
T,Th
8:30 PM
8:30 PM
8:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
$70
$70
$70
 
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED
For lay rescuers assigned as first responders to emergencies in the workplace or community. Provides training in basic first aid procedures, adult, child, infant CPR and use of an AED. Must pass skills test for certification.
6/23/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
For health care professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
6/3/15
W,Th
8:30 PM
4:30 PM
$199
 
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA PALS Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR and PALS Provider CPR certification cards to enroll.
6/9/15
T
8:30 PM
4:30 PM
$99
 
Healthcare Provider
For health care providers and other professional rescuers. Learn skills of one- and two-rescuer CPR for adult, child, and infant utilizing mouth-to-mask and bag-mask techniques and AED. Must pass written and skills tests for certification.
6/9/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Healthcare Provider Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA Healthcare Provider Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
7/15/15
W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
For health care professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
7/15/15
W,Th
8:30 AM
4:30 PM
$199
 
Healthcare Provider
For health care providers and other professional rescuers. Learn skills of one- and two-rescuer CPR for adult, child, and infant utilizing mouth-to-mask and bag-mask techniques and AED. Must pass written and skills tests for certification.
7/21/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA ACLS Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR and ACLS Provider CPR certification cards to enroll.
7/21/15
T
8:30 AM
4:30 PM
$99
 
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED
For lay rescuers assigned as first responders to emergencies in the workplace or community. Provides training in basic first aid procedures, adult, child, infant CPR and use of an AED. Must pass skills test for certification.
7/28/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Medical Math Basics

An introduction into basic math, the emphasis will be how the math is utilized in the health field. Modules will cover basic math including fractions, decimals, percent, ratios and proportions, conversions, metric system and dosage calculations. Satisfies pre-requisite for Practical Nursing.

8/10
M,W
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$230
 
Medical Terminology
Introduction to the special language utilized in the medical field and health care. Understanding new words becomes easy with the discovery that many terms are made up of interchangeable word parts that are utilized in different combinations. Meets pre-requisite requirements for Radiologic Technology.
8/10/15
M,W
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$210
 
Computer Applications
Very basic introduction to computer skills related to keyboarding, Microsoft Word documents, PowerPoint slideshows, Internet searches and email. Meets pre-requisite requirements for Practical Nursing.
8/10/15
M,W
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$104
 
Anatomy & Physiology
Study of the structural complexity of the human body and its intricate functional mechanisms. Become familiar with body structure and function of the body systems. Meets pre-requisite requirements for Radiologic Technology.
8/10/15
M,W
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$275
 
Nurse Aide/Long Term Care Aide
Prepares individuals to work in a long term care facility, assisted living facility, etc. Includes proper lifting and moving procedures and patient-care skills relating to personal hygiene, safety, comfort, nutrition, exercise, and elimination needs of residents. Must pass state skills and written tests to receive certification. Testing fees not included in tuition.
8/11/15
T,Th
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$445
 
Healthcare Provider
For health care providers and other professional rescuers. Learn skills of one- and two-rescuer CPR for adult, child, and infant utilizing mouth-to-mask and bag-mask techniques and AED. Must pass written and skills tests for certification.
8/11/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Healthcare Provider Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA Healthcare Provider Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
8/12/15
W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertification
Meets requirements for AHA PALS Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR and PALS Provider CPR certification cards to enroll.
8/20/15
Th
8:30 PM
4:30 PM
$99
 
Home Health Aide
Will satisfy 16-hour training requirements to be eligible for deeming onto Nurse Aide Registry as a Home Health Aide. Pre-requisite: Must hold current designation as a Long Term Care Aide in the state of Oklahoma.
8/25/15
T,Th
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
$75
 
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED
For lay rescuers assigned as first responders to emergencies in the workplace or community. Provides training in basic first aid procedures, adult, child, infant CPR and use of an AED. Must pass skills test for certification.
8/25/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$60
 
Emergency Medical Technician
An EMT administers medical care, stabilization, and transportation to sick or injured persons, working as a member of an emergency medical team. This course will prepare students to take the National Registry Exam in order to become a licensed EMT in Oklahoma. Class will also meet one Wednesday per month. There are clinical rotations and computer work to be completed outside of scheduled class meetings.
8/4/15
T,W,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$669
 
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
For health care professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification card to enroll.
8/5/15
W,Th
8:30 PM
4:30 PM
$199
 

Hospitality & Tourism 

Cake Pops: Treats on a Stick
In this course you will learn how to make cake pops-the latest cake sensation. You will learn how to shape cake pops, adhere them to a stick, dip them in melted chocolate and roll them in sprinkles, nuts, coconut and other delightful toppings. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
5/11/15
M
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Cake Decorating
This course teaches individuals how to create beautiful basic decorated cakes. The course begins with the very basics of cake decorating. After completion of this course students will be able to frost a two-layer round cake, fill pastry bags with frosting and be able to hold the pastry bag correctly when decorating cakes. The student will make star borders, shell borders, a rose, a rose bud, and floral leaves.
5/13/15
W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$95
 
Soul Food Cooking
Students will learn to make traditional Soul Food dishes and learn the history behind the dishes. They will also discover the methods of preparing the dishes and how they have evolved over the years.
5/14/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Sushi: Intermediate
Simple sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to properly prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Spicy Tuna Rolls and Dancing Dragon Rolls.
5/21/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Crazy Cupcakes: Flavors
Want to make cupcakes like the pros? This course teaches individuals how to create fun flavored cupcakes and delicious homemade frosting. Use your new skill to impress family and friends at home. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
5/4/15
M
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Advanced Bread Making
Explore deeper into the art of Bread Making. Learn to create a variety of specialty breads and what makes them unique.
5/5/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$59
 
Sushi for Beginners
Simple Sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Oklahoma rolls, California rolls and a third special roll.
5/7/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Crazy Cupcakes: Flavors
Want to make cupcakes like the pros? This course teaches individuals how to create fun flavored cupcakes and delicious homemade frosting. Use your new skill to impress family and friends at home. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
6/11/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Sushi for Beginners
Simple Sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Oklahoma rolls, California rolls and a third special roll.
6/18/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Punches for Every Occasion
Punches can be the perfect beverage for any holiday or event. Learn step by step how to create the perfect punch for your next get together.
6/23/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Summer Salads
Learn how to make healthy, crisp and delicious summer salads. Make your own dressings and homemade croutons. We will also teach you how to create great salad garnishes for summer barbecues.
6/23/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Soul Food Cooking
Students will learn to make traditional Soul Food dishes and learn the history behind the dishes. They will also discover the methods of preparing the dishes and how they have evolved over the years.
6/25/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Desserts Made Easy

Tired of eating those store bought goodies for the holidays and special occasions? Then learn how to create them at home. This course introduces students to a variety of basic techniques in the preparation of baked goods, including: fruit pies, chilled pies, brownies, cookies, cheesecake and various other delicious desserts.

6/30/15
7/13/15
8/18/15
T
M
T
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
9:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
$25
$25
 
Bread Making
Learn from the experts how to make bread and rolls from scratch. Each class will learn at least one roll recipe to take home and impress your next dinner party.
6/9/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Crazy Cupcakes: Decorating
Want to make cupcakes like the pros? This course teaches individuals how to create fun decorated cupcakes for different occasions. The course begins with the very basics of decorating. After completion you will be able to decorate fun cupcakes that will impress your family and friends. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
7/1/15
W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Soul Food Cooking
Students will learn to make traditional soul food dishes and learn the history behind the dishes. They will also discover the methods of preparing the dishes and how they have evolved over the years.
7/21/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Cake Pops: Treats on a Stick
In this course you will learn how to make cake pops-the latest cake sensation. You will learn how to shape cake pops, adhere them to a stick, dip them in melted chocolate and roll them in sprinkles, nuts, coconut and other delightful toppings. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
7/27/15
M
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Sushi: Intermediate
Simple sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to properly prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Spicy Tuna Rolls and Dancing Dragon Rolls.
7/28/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Traditional Italian Cooking

Would you like to learn more about traditional Italian cooking? This hands-on course offers traditional, home-style Italian recipes. Enjoy the wonderfully intense flavors and freshness of traditional Italian dishes, ranging from spaghetti and meatballs to fettuccine Alfredo.

7/30/15
8/20/15
Th
Th
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
$25
 
Sushi for Beginners
Simple sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Oklahoma rolls, California rolls and a third special roll.
7/7/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Advanced Bread Making
Explore deeper into the art of Bread Making. Learn to create a variety of specialty breads and what makes them unique.
7/9/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$59
 
Sushi for Beginners
Simple Sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Oklahoma rolls, California rolls and a third special roll.
8/25/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 
Spanish Cooking: Paella Ole
Participants will explore a dish originating from Valencia, a community on the East Coast of Spain. Although some Spaniards disagree, to most of the world paella is the national dish of Spain. With its deep cultural roots and rich flavors paella is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party or event.
8/27/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$25
 
Cake Decorating
This course teaches individuals how to create beautiful basic decorated cakes. The course begins with the very basics of cake decorating. After completion of this course students will be able to frost a two-layer round cake, fill pastry bags with frosting and be able to hold the pastry bag correctly when decorating cakes. The student will make star borders, shell borders, a rose, a rose bud, and floral leaves.
8/3/15
M
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$95
 
Crazy Cupcakes: Flavors
Want to make cupcakes like the pros? This course teaches individuals how to create fun flavored cupcakes and delicious homemade frosting. Use your new skill to impress family and friends at home. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
8/6/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$30
 

Information Technology 

Excel 2013 Advanced
Expand your office Excel skills to take advantage of the many built-in tools to analyze your information. You will work with advanced formulas and functions, use data validation rules, generate basic PivotTables & Pivot Charts, and import/export information.
5/1/15
F
8:00 AM
5:00 PM
$99
 
1-on-1 Workshop
Miss a class? Don't see a class offered that meets your needs? Then perhaps this 1-on-1 workshop is for you. Our trainers have expertise in Microsoft Office applications, Windows 7 and 8.1, and other basic computer skills. Call today to consult with us if this is the right training for you.
5/15/15
F
9:00 AM
5:00 PM
$25
 
1-on-1 Workshop
Miss a class? Don't see a class offered that meets your needs? Then perhaps this 1-on-1 workshop is for you. Our trainers have expertise in Microsoft Office applications, Windows 7 and 8.1, and other basic computer skills. Call today to consult with us if this is the right training for you.
5/15/15
F
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
$25
 
1-on-1 Workshop
Miss a class? Don't see a class offered that meets your needs? Then perhaps this 1-on-1 workshop is for you. Our trainers have expertise in Microsoft Office applications, Windows 7 and 8.1, and other basic computer skills. Call today to consult with us if this is the right training for you.
5/15/15
F
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
$25
 
Inventory, Payroll, and More with QuickBooks 2014
Expand your skills to make the most of QuickBooks for your business/employer. You will explore how to manage inventory, work with balance sheets and accounts, run payroll, work with estimates and time tracking, and customize a variety of QuickBooks reports and forms.
5/6/15
W
8:00 AM
5:00 PM
$159
 
Mastering the Mouse for Seniors
Discover why and how to use the left click, right click, and center wheel on the mouse to get the most of your computer experience. You will complete hands-on activities to learn the techniques that work for you.
5/8/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Files & Folders in Windows 7 for Seniors
Do you struggle with saving and finding your files on your Windows 7 computer? Try out easy techniques to manage your files on your computer. Save files, copy and move documents, create folders, explore file navigation methods and use the recycle bin to delete and restore files and folders.
5/8/15
F
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
$29
 
Technovation4Education 2015
Are you a teacher, school administrator, school counselor, coach, or school office support staff? Then T4E 2015 is the place to be this June! T4E is packed with hands-on sessions to enable you to make the most of the technology available to you. From Microsoft Office to Google, SMART Board to Promethean, and the many Web 2.0 tools, we have something for everyone to learn. Make your classroom more engaging, your parents better informed, and your day-to-day tasks a little easier to complete. Space is limited. Check out our website at www.meridiantech.edu/T4E for more details.
6/16/15
T,W,Th
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$99
 
Microsoft Word 2013 Basics
Develop the skills needed for creating the basic Word documents. You will explore the workspace, add text and use formatting features, use copy and paste techniques, and much more!
6/2/15
T
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$109
 
Keyboarding for High School- and College-Bound Students
Knowing the proper keyboarding techniques can mean the difference in spending minutes or hours on your homework. The class will assess your current skill level and then put you on a path to increasing your keyboarding speed and accuracy. Hands-on activities will be informative as well as fun.
6/22/15
M,W
6:00 PM
8:00 PM
$65
 
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Basics
Develop your basic skills in Photoshop CS6 to edit and adjust your digital images. You will navigate the workspace, use a variety of image editing and selection tools, apply techniques, work with layers and effects, and much more!
6/22/15
M,W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$129
 
Finding Information on the Internet for Seniors
Are you struggling to find what you are looking for on the Internet? There are techniques to make searching the Internet fun and easy. Explore a variety of methods for searching the Internet. Discover search options that return results and add websites to your Favorites so you can find them again. Learn tips and techniques to help you successfully browse the Internet and find what you are searching for.
6/22/15
M
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basics
Discover how you can make engaging presentations quickly with the power of PowerPoint 2013. You will navigate the workspace, enter text, add pictures and sound effects, insert slide transitions and apply animation effects to create basic PowerPoint presentations.
6/23/15
T
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$109
 
Formatting Your APA Papers Using Word 2013 for College-Bound Students
Spend your valuable time on the content of your papers and less time formatting them. Discover simple tools and techniques of Microsoft Word 2013 to make formatting your college papers a snap!
6/23/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$29
 
Formatting Your APA Papers using Word 2011 on the Mac for College-Bound Students
Spend your valuable time on the content of your papers and less time formatting them. Discover simple tools and techniques of Microsoft Word 2011 on the Mac to make formatting your college papers a snap!
6/25/15
Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$29
 
Kindle Fire Basics for Seniors
Maximize your Kindle Fire experience. Explore the features of your Kindle and search for exclusive Kindle books to download. Find audiobooks and search the public domain for free books to make the most of your Kindle.
6/26/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
iPhone 5 & 6 for Seniors
Gain fundamental skills for using your iPhone 5, 5s, or 6. Explore the many features and settings, examine email tools and review calendar options. Work with the Web browser and discuss tips and techniques to make the most out of your iPhone.
6/26/15
F
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
$29
 
Organize Your World Using OneNote 2013
Do you need to find a better way to organize your important emails, manage tasks on a project and take notes? Explore the basics of using Microsoft OneNote as a single place to store and access information. Discover how you can quickly send emails, contacts and attachments from Outlook, sync your Outlook Tasks with OneNote to organize and manage your small projects and identify how to sync and share information with others and to your smart devices. Participants should be comfortable using Microsoft Outlook mail, calendars and preferably tasks.
6/26/15
F
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
$29
 
Keyboarding for Seniors
Many adults find themselves unable to use the computer effectively because they never learned the proper way to use the keyboard. This class will assess your current skill level and then put you on a path to increasing your keyboarding speed and accuracy. Hands-on activities will be informative as well as fun!
6/29/15
M
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
$65
 
Working with Your Digital Photos for Seniors
You have captured great moments with your digital camera, now what? Take the next step with us! Bring your camera and cords to class and discover how easy it is transfer your pictures to the computer, to the cloud, or other storage media. Discover free options for enhancing your photos and getting them ready to print.
6/29/15
M
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Buying & Selling on eBay
Develop the eBay skills you need to find bargains on great items, shop safely online, and sell your own items on eBay. You will create an eBay account, develop searching skills, and discover the steps to get you buying and selling on eBay.
6/30/15
T
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Resume Techniques for College-Bound Students using Microsoft Word 2013
Create a resume that gets you noticed! Explore how to utilize the many resume templates in Word 2013 and customize them for your own styles. In addition, you will discover the Do's and Don'ts of resume writing. Bring your list of accomplishments, work history, activities, and other esume -specific information to class to get the most from these 3 hours.
6/4/15
Th
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$39
 
Getting Started with Computers for Seniors (Windows 7)
Getting around on the computer is easy when you know how to use the Windows 7 workspace. In this course you will learn to move and resize windows, open and close applications and add short-cuts to the desktop and start menu. Change the desktop appearance and explore the "my computer" settings.
6/8/15
M
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Getting Started with Computers for Seniors (Windows 8.1)
New to Windows 8.1? Explore the new interface, work with the desktop tiles, move and resize windows, open and close applications and customize the desktop appearance to make your computer work for you.
6/8/15
M
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
$29
 
Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics
Explore how to use the powerful tools in Excel 2013 for organizing, visualizing and calculating your data. You will navigate the workspace, enter/edit information, discover simple formulas and functions and insert charts to make basic spreadsheets.
6/9/15
T
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$109
 
Kindle Fire Calendar & Email for Seniors
Your Kindle Fire is more than an e-reader! Explore how to utilize your calendar and email for keeping connected and organized.
7/10/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Top Apps for the Business Professional
Are you an Apple iPhone or iPad business professional with the need to stay on top of information? This 2-hour session is packed with information on many of the top apps available for staying organized, collaborating, and more!
7/10/15
F
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
$29
 
Adobe InDesign CS6 Basics
Discover the power of InDesign CS6 to create elegant and engaging pages for print, tablets and other screens. This class focuses on the fundamental concepts, terminology and the basic features used to create simple InDesign documents.
7/13/15
M,W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$129
 
Gmail for Seniors
Get the most from your free Gmail account by exploring how to send, respond and manage your email. In addition, discover how to utilize features such as the spam filter, online chat and more!
7/13/15
M
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Excel Boot Camp for the Business Professional
Are you new to Excel or self-taught, but know you need to get the most from it? Spend 3 days with us, and you will discover the many tools, tips and techniques of this application that help get you more productive in the work place.
7/14/15
T,W,Th
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$329
 
SMART Board Marathon
Get yourself ready to use your new SMART Board in your classroom. Explore the basic features, sample some of the built-in tools, practice using objects and introduce yourself to the power of Notebook 14. NOTE:
7/14/15
T
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$59
 
Promethean Board Marathon
Are you new to working with a Promethean Board? Discover the basics of navigating your board and the built-in tools available to help you make your lessons more engaging for your students. Also, explore how to use resources from Promethean Planet. To get the most from the class, bring your class resources (textbooks, curriculum guides, or assignments to adapt to your interactive whole class instruction), and we will create user names and user templates and resources to personalize lessons for your classroom. NOTE:
7/16/15
Th
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$59
 
Kindle Fire Browsing, Music & Videos for Seniors
Expand your skills with your Kindle Fire to include browsing for information as well as accessing your music and video preferences.
7/17/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Microsoft Word 2013 "You-Workshop"
If you have specific areas of Word that leave you frustrated or confused, this workshop is for you! Bring a list of topics to class that you desire to learn. The instructor will group them into common themes and then those in attendance will decide together what skills can be explored during the 3-hour workshop. In other words, YOU have a part in deciding the content of the "YOU-Workshop!"
7/17/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$39
 
Google Sites Workshop for Educators
Need a website for your classroom? Bring your photos, school logo, and ideas for content and see how easy Google makes it to quickly build your own site. NOTE: Priced for our sending schools; not eligible for 1/2 tuition.
7/21/15
T
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$29
 
Getting Started with QuickBooks 2014 Desktop Version
New to QuickBooks? This class introduces you to QuickBooks and basic file management tasks necessary for mastering the essentials, including setting up a company file, working with customers and vendors, and using banking tasks in QuickBooks.
7/22/15
W,Th
8:00 AM
12:00 PM
$159
 
Microsoft Excel 2013 "You-Workshop"
If you have specific areas of Excel that leave you frustrated or confused, this workshop is for you! Bring a list of topics to class that you desire to learn. The instructor will group them into common themes and then those in attendance will decide together what skills can be explored during the 3-hour workshop. In other words, YOU have a part in deciding the content of the "YOU-Workshop!"
7/24/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$39
 
More Than a Search Engine, Best Google Tools for Your Business
Save time retrieving frequently used Web information, capturing valuable content, and other daily tasks. Explore the many tools including the benefits of using Chrome, extensions, and apps for storing, collaborating, and accessing information quickly and easily.
7/24/15
F
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
$29
 
Resume Techniques for College-Bound Students using Microsoft Word 2013
Create a resume that gets you noticed! Explore how to utilize the many resume templates in Word 2013 and customize them for your own styles. In addition, you will discover the Do's and Don'ts of resume writing. Bring your list of accomplishments, work history, activities, and other resume-specific information to class to get the most from these 3 hours.
7/28/15
T
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$39
 
Inventory, Payroll & More with QuickBooks 2014 Desktop Version
Expand your skills to make the most of QuickBooks for your business/employer. You will explore how to manage inventory, work with balance sheets and accounts, run payroll, work with estimates and time tracking and customize a variety of QuickBooks reports and forms.
7/29/15
W,Th
8:00 AM
12:00 PM
$159
 
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 "You-Workshop"
If you have specific areas of PowerPoint that leave you frustrated or confused, this workshop is for you! Bring a list of topics to class that you desire to learn. The instructor will group them into common themes and then those in attendance will decide together what skills can be explored during the 3-hour workshop. In other words, YOU have a part in deciding the content of the "YOU-Workshop!"
7/31/15
F
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
$39
 
Note-Taking for Success for College-Bound Students
Quit taking notes in Word, Notepad, or with a paper and pencil! Explore how using Microsoft OneNote 2013 to capture all your notes, files, images, and more in a single digital notebook can save you time in each of your classes. Discover how Notebooks can be shared for collaboration with others, synced to your OneDrive account, and made available on all your electronic devices for complete portability. Bring your own device to class to get the most from these 2 hours.
7/6/15
M
6:00 PM
8:00 PM
$29
 
Google Workshop for Educators
Explore the many tools available for storing, collaborating, and accessing information quickly and easily. You will experience Google Drive, Google+, Google Chrome and more!!
7/8/15
W
9:00 AM
4:00 PM
$29
 
5 Tech Tools for the Small Business Owner
Put technology to work for you as a small business owner. Discover 5 technology tools available to you that can help you have information at your fingertips when you need it. Bring your own portable device to class to get the most from this 2-hour session.
8/7/15
F
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
$29
 

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 

Security Guard I & II
This course provides the mandatory training required to take the unarmed security guard licensing test administered by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET). Basic private security knowledge and procedures are taught. No certification is earned, but the certificate of completion will allow the participant to sit for the licensing test. Test is administered at Meridian Technology Center on Monday evenings as well as other approved locations statewide. Call for a testing appointment.
6/8/15
M,W
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$149
 
Security Guard I & II
This course provides the mandatory training required to take the unarmed security guard licensing test administered by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET). Basic private security knowledge and procedures are taught. No certification is earned, but the certificate of completion will allow the participant to sit for the licensing test. Test is administered at Meridian Technology Center on Monday evenings as well as other approved locations statewide. Call for a testing appointment.
7/27/15
M,W
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$149
 

Manufacturing 

Welding for Certification
This course is designed for those wishing to seek AWS, ASME, or API certification for welding positions. Testing fees are not included in tuition. Approximate testing fee is $200. Students are not required to test at the conclusion of class. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Industrial Welding or comparable.
5/12/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$550
 
Welding Fundamentals
This course is the study of welding for beginners. The course will begin at whatever level of experience you have. Participants will learn how to set up the welding machine for different kinds of metals. You will learn different welding joints and all positions. Students are introduced to stick welding, flex core, shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding.
5/12/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$350
 
CNC Programming
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings. You will learn the use of CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.
5/12/15
T
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
CNC Operations
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings.
5/12/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
Benchwork, Layout & Manual Machine
Learn the basics of bench work, layout and manual machining processes. Become familiar with Lathe and Mill operations and selection of proper tooling. There is an emphasis on performing hands on skills to produce products from blue prints to completion. Prerequisite - Machining Print Reading And Gauging
5/12/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$180
 
Blueprint Reading & Gauging
This course will introduce participants to the art and science of conveying three-dimensional information using only two dimensions. Participants will interpret information from blueprints using the alphabet lines, signs and symbols of the machining trade.
5/12/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$220
 
CNC Programming
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings. You will learn the use of CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.
5/26/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
CNC Operations
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings.
5/26/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
Blueprint Reading & Gauging
This course will introduce participants to the art and science of conveying three-dimensional information using only two dimensions. Participants will interpret information from blueprints using the alphabet lines, signs and symbols of the machining trade.
5/26/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$220
 
Forklift Certification
This course is for individuals seeking compliance with OSHA 1910.178 industrial truck safe operation regulations. Course consists of classroom activities and hands-on demonstration of forklift operation skills. Topics include types of forklifts, pre/post operation inspections, safe operation procedures and more. Certificate of Training issued upon successful completion of the course.
5/4/15
M
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$59
 
OSHA 10: General Industry
6/23/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
 
Forklift Certification
This course is for the individuals seeking compliance with OSHA 1910.178 industrial truck safe operation regulations. Course consists of classroom activities and hands-on demonstration of forklift operation skills. Topics include types of forklifts, pre/post operations inspections, safe operation procedures and more. Certificate of Training issued upon successful completion of the course.
6/8/15
M,W
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$59
 
OSHA 10: Construction Industry
This course meets the requirements by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's 10-hour certification for the construction industry. Developed for the construction worker supervisor or other personnel responsible for construction related projects. Provides tools needed to prevent hazards on a construction site. Stay up to date with OSHA safety requirements. Upon successful completion participants will receive an OSHA 10 Construction Industry Card.
7/20/15
M,W
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$120
 
CNC Programming
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings. You will learn the use of CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.
7/21/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
CNC Operations
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings.
7/21/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
Benchwork, Layout & Manual Machine
Learn the basics of bench work, layout and manual machining processes. Become familiar with Lathe and Mill operations and selection of proper tooling. There is an emphasis on performing hands on skills to produce products from blue prints to completion. Prerequisite - Machining Print Reading And Gauging
7/21/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$180
 
Blueprint Reading & Gauging
This course will introduce participants to the art and science of conveying three-dimensional information using only two dimensions. Participants will interpret information from blueprints using the alphabet lines, signs and symbols of the machining trade.
7/21/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$220
 
Forklift Certification
This course is for the individuals seeking compliance with OSHA 1910.178 industrial truck safe operation regulations. Course consists of classroom activities and hands-on demonstration of forklift operation skills. Topics include types of forklifts, pre/post operations inspections, safe operation procedures and more. Certificate of Training issued upon successful completion of the course.
7/27/15
M
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$59
 
Welding for Certification
This course is designed for those wishing to seek AWS, ASME, or API certification for welding positions. Testing fees are not included in tuition. Approximate testing fee is $200. Students are not required to test at the conclusion of class. Pre-requisite: Completion of Beginning Industrial Welding or comparable.
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$550
 
Welding Fundamentals
This course is the study of welding for beginners. The course will begin at whatever level of experience you have. Participants will learn how to setup the welding machine for different kinds of metals. You will learn different welding joints and all positions. Students are introduced to stick welding, flex core, shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding.
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$350
 
CNC Operations
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings.
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
CNC Programming
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings. You will learn the use of CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
Benchwork, Layout & Manual Machine
Learn the basics of bench work, layout and manual machining processes. Become familiar with lathe and mill operations and selection of proper tooling. There is an emphasis on performing hands-on skills to produce products from blueprints to completion. Prerequisite - Machining Print Reading And Gauging
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$180
 
Blueprint Reading & Gauging
This course will introduce participants to the art and science of conveying three-dimensional information using only two dimensions. Participants will interpret information from blueprints using the alphabet lines, signs and symbols of the machining trade.
7/7/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$220
 
Welding for Certification
This course is designed for those wishing to seek AWS, ASME, or API certification for welding positions. Testing fees are not included in tuition. Approximate testing fee is $200. Students are not required to test at the conclusion of class. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Industrial Welding or comparable.
8/4/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$550
 
Welding Fundamentals
This course is the study of welding for beginners. The course will begin at whatever level of experience you have. Participants will learn how to set up the welding machine for different kinds of metals. You will learn different welding joints and all positions. Students are introduced to stick welding, flex core, shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding.
8/4/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
9:30 PM
$350
 
CNC Programming
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings. You will learn the use of CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.
8/4/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
CNC Operations
Computerized numeric control machinists are skilled workers who are able to make all types of parts using metal, plastic and a wide variety of other materials using both manual and computer-aided machines. You will learn how to set up and operate all of the basic CNC machine tools and the usage of all of the common precision measuring tools. You will also learn the properties of different metals to be machined as well as how to read engineering drawings.
8/4/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$360
 
Benchwork, Layout & Manual Machine
Learn the basics of bench work, layout and manual machining processes. Become familiar with Lathe and Mill operations and selection of proper tooling. There is an emphasis on performing hands on skills to produce products from blue prints to completion. Prerequisite - Machining Print Reading And Gauging
8/4/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$180
 
Blueprint Reading & Gauging
This course will introduce participants to the art and science of conveying three-dimensional information using only two dimensions. Participants will interpret information from blueprints using the alphabet lines, signs and symbols of the machining trade.
8/4/15
T,Th
6:00 PM
10:00 PM
$220
 

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics 

Auto Collision Repair
Participants will work hands-on with an approved project. Learning is available in modules to fit the area of specialization you are looking for. Advanced technology is introduced with specialized equipment.
5/18/15
M,W
6:30 PM
9:30 PM
$260
 
Small Engine Repair
Learn the basics of small engines from tune-ups to overhauls including operating principles of fuel and ignition systems, mechanical construction, inspection and assembly. Personal projects, with instructor approval, can be brought during the last 5 weeks of class.
5/27/15
M,W
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$250
 
School Bus Driver Training
The design of this course is to assist individuals in obtaining an Oklahoma school bus driver
6/15/15
M,T,W,Th
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
$399
 
Defensive Driving

The Defensive Driving Course is an excellent opportunity for drivers of all ages to learn about the best methods for defensive driving and accident prevention. The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety has certified Meridian Technology Center as a sponsoring agency for this six-hour training course. This Oklahoma State certified class will remove 2 points from an Oklahoma driver

6/16/15
7/14/15
8/18/15
T,Th
T,Th
T,Th
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
9:00 PM
9:00 PM
$50
$50
$50