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Special Skills and Certifications

Safe Sitter Essential Skills for Kids Ages 11 to 14

Fun Activities – New Friends – Life-Saving Skills

Safe Sitter is a national recognized program for 11-14 year olds where participants will learn life-saving skills so they can be safe if home alone or watching younger children. Participants will play fun games and do some role-playing exercises–even get to learn fundamental CPR and first aid practices to help rescue someone who is choking. At the end of the class, participants will be prepared to handle whatever situation comes up. Parents are required to attend the last hour of class to participate in the recap and graduation ceremony. Participants are required to bring a lunch. Beverages and water will be provided.

DATE: Saturday, May 6
MEETS: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. in the HR Training Room, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room
INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Siebert, Willie Price Lab School Teacher
FEE: $45 plus $20 cost for The Official Safe Sitter Babysitter’s Handbook

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation

The SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Certified Professional (SHRM-CPSM) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM) credentials are the new standard for all HR professionals around the globe. These HR certifications focus on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and competencies.

The SHRM Certified Professional course is an intensive 36-hour program which combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

DATES: See class schedule below
MEETS: 6:00–8:30 p.m.
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Byrd, SHRM-SCP, SPHR-CA, Senior Human Resources Manager, BorgWarner Transmission Systems. Currently, active member of North Central MS HRA and Northern District Director
FEE: $989 for SHRM National Members. $1099 for Non-SHRM National Members. *Payment plan is available. Payroll deduction is available for university employees. SHRM is not eligible for senior citizen discount. Contact Professional Development office at 662-915-7158 for details.

Class Schedule

Session Dates (12) Start Time End Time  
Thursday, February 23 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, March 2 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, March 9 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, March 16 SPRING BREAK
Tuesday, March 21 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, March 30 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, April 6 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, April 13 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday, April 20 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Tuesday, April 25 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Tuesday, May 2 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Tuesday, May 9 6:00 PM 8:30 PM  
Tuesday, May 16 6:00 PM 8:30 PM Final Class

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