Education briefs for May 4, 2016

New music class offered at CRC

String & Sing music classes will be offered at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St., from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 1 through July 13. The class, open to students 18 and older of all skill levels, costs $60.

The deadline to register is Friday, May 27.

Call the CRC for more information or to register at 812-988-5880.

Vaccines for uninsured available at health department

The Brown County Health Department, on the second floor of the County Office Building, 201 Locust Lane, is offering all immunizations free of charge for uninsured adults.

Vaccines include Tetanus, Hepatitis A and B, dTap, MMR, PVC13, PPSV23, Varicella and others.

For more information or to make an appointment, call the health department at 812-988-2255 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enroll your preschooler at Head Start

Head Start is seeking children to enroll in its preschool program.

Children ages 3 to 5 can sign up now for the 2016-17 school year. Students must be 3 years old by Aug. 1.

Head Start is free for income-eligible families. Bus transportation may be available in some areas.

To enroll or learn more about Head Start, call 812-522-2065 or 812-376-9608.

Registration deadline for CNA class nears

Beginning Tuesday, June 7, the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St., will host a certified nursing assistant class. From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, sessions last nine weeks with a test to follow.

The deadline to register is Friday, May 13.

Financial aid is available through Work One for those who qualify. For more information or to register, call the CRC at 812-988-5880.

Sign language classes planned at CRC

American Sign Language classes will be offered at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St. The beginning class will start Monday, May 16; intermediate starts Tuesday, May 10. The classes, from 6 to 8 p.m., last eight weeks.

For more information or to register, call 812-988-5880.

A community ASL club will meet at the Brown County Public Library from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning June 16, for previous and current sign language students.

All-day solar energy classes offered

Solar classes will be conducted in May at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St.

Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101), the prerequisite to the site assessor class, will be taught all day Friday, May 20.

The PV Solar Site Assessor class (PV 201) will be taught all day Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22.

PV 101 costs $150; PV 201 costs $350. For more information or to register, call 812-988-5880.

Computer support training offered at CRC

A+ Computer Support Specialist class (A+ certification) will be taught in late spring at the Brown County Career Resource Center. Call 812-988-5880 for more information or to register.

High school equivalency class time set

Classes focused on the high school equivalency assessment exam — formerly called GED classes — are taught year-round from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St.

Students who cannot attend class at the scheduled times can arrange instruction by appointment or by distance learning.

People enrolled in adult education may be eligible for free job training through Work One.

For more information, call 812-988-5880.

Learn to sign with your baby or toddler

Free sign language classes for babies or toddlers and their parents take place at 2 p.m. Thursdays at the Brown County Public Library, lower level.

Space is limited; to sign up, call Lisa at 812-320-3507.

Small-business counseling available

The Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St., offers individual small-business counseling sessions through the Service Corps of Retired Executives.

There is no charge for the sessions, which meet in the morning on the first Thursday of every month. An appointment is required.

For more information or to register, call 812-988-5880.