NEISD - Community Education

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Gingerbread Workshop

One registration for the family! Relax with your family at home as the gingerbread magic unfolds in Kit’s kitchen. This is our 12th gingerbread season with NEISD COMM ED. Some folks need only one workshop to build their confidence. Others return year after year? Why? Our step by step instruction ensures your gingerbread project is a success. 30 years of experience says it all… plus Kit’s Gourmet Shopping Bag surpasses anything available in stores. The Gingerbread Angels are ready too, via Text and Break Out Rooms. $40 Fee includes Gourmet Shopping Bag for 1 Village: Gingerbread, Homesite, Fresh Royal Icing plus Gourmet & Nostalgic Candies. Registration deadline is 48 Hours prior to the event. After registration, you’ll receive a confirmation email with: Zoom Link for Specific Workshop Date; General Instructions and Tips; Pick Up Date/Location. Extra Villages or Tiny Houses can be ordered directly from Kit Myers.

Medication Aide Certification

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) can complete this additional training to become certified to dispense medication to patients while working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This class is approved by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and meets the 140 hour requirement. The state exam is scheduled at the end of the class. Eligibility requirements include: employment in a nursing home as a certified nurse aide with 90 days experience during the past year and a high school diploma or GED. Tuition includes text. All students must come in for an initial appointment before the course begins to complete the application paperwork. No discounts. Instructor Mary L. Piker, RN, BSN, BBA.

Gingerbread Workshop

One registration for the family! Relax with your family at home as the gingerbread magic unfolds in Kit’s kitchen. This is our 12th gingerbread season with NEISD COMM ED. Some folks need only one workshop to build their confidence. Others return year after year? Why? Our step by step instruction ensures your gingerbread project is a success. 30 years of experience says it all… plus Kit’s Gourmet Shopping Bag surpasses anything available in stores. The Gingerbread Angels are ready too, via Text and Break Out Rooms. $40 Fee includes Gourmet Shopping Bag for 1 Village: Gingerbread, Homesite, Fresh Royal Icing plus Gourmet & Nostalgic Candies. Registration deadline is 48 Hours prior to the event. After registration, you’ll receive a confirmation email with: Zoom Link for Specific Workshop Date; General Instructions and Tips; Pick Up Date/Location. Extra Villages or Tiny Houses can be ordered directly from Kit Myers.

Gingerbread Workshop

One registration for the family! Relax with your family at home as the gingerbread magic unfolds in Kit’s kitchen. This is our 12th gingerbread season with NEISD COMM ED. Some folks need only one workshop to build their confidence. Others return year after year? Why? Our step by step instruction ensures your gingerbread project is a success. 30 years of experience says it all… plus Kit’s Gourmet Shopping Bag surpasses anything available in stores. The Gingerbread Angels are ready too, via Text and Break Out Rooms. $40 Fee includes Gourmet Shopping Bag for 1 Village: Gingerbread, Homesite, Fresh Royal Icing plus Gourmet & Nostalgic Candies. Registration deadline is 48 Hours prior to the event. After registration, you’ll receive a confirmation email with: Zoom Link for Specific Workshop Date; General Instructions and Tips; Pick Up Date/Location. Extra Villages or Tiny Houses can be ordered directly from Kit Myers.

Texas Cheer (Grades K-5)

Students will learn all the basics of cheerleading, including cheer stunt instruction, jumps, motions and more in a dynamic environment. Although optional, uniforms will be discussed during the first class. Instruction provided by Texas Cheer and Dance.

Medical Billing & Coding

The Certified Medical Billing & Coding Program will help students develop the skills and credentials necessary to work in the exciting field of healthcare! The program will prepare students to enter the workforce in many roles, such as medical billers, referrals, authorizations coordinator, accounts receivable clerk, appeals coordinator, appointment scheduler, or front desk coordinator. Students will develop an understanding of medical billing, medical terminology, and medical coding. While enrolled in the program, students prepare and take the American Medical Billing Association’s Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist exam. Students will also develop the necessary skills to take the coding exams provided by AAPC and AHIMA. The course will meet on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the NEISD Community Learning Center. If the District is closed at any point, the course will continue via Zoom and Google Classroom at the regularly scheduled time. Participants in the program will receive the following benefits: • One-year membership to American Medical Billing Association • Medical Billing and Coding Textbooks • Current year ICD-10-CM Coding Book • Current year CPT Coding Book • Current year HCPCS Coding Book • Current year Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist study guide • One Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist exam fee with three free retakes This course can be taken live, in-person or via Zoom. Participants do not have to reside in San Antonio to take the course.

Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50-hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands-on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. All required course materials are included in the price.

QuickBooks® Online Fundamentals

When it comes to bookkeeping, there are a lot of bad habits and outdated methods that need to be unlearned. Often small business owners struggle with QuickBooks® Online because they don't know where to begin learning the new powerful features of cloud accounting software. Come join QuickBooks® Online ProAdvisor Steve Chase as he teaches you the current best practices with working in QuickBooks® Online. In this class, you will learn how to become comfortable with navigating the user interface, managing the bank feeds, creating common transaction workflows such as invoices and receiving payments, reconciling bank accounts and preparing Profit and Loss reports.



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