May 2019

14 May 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor – Reading

10 Seats open to DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25 copay due to high program cost.

This seminar focuses on the unique challenges you face every day in your job and offers solutions to help you fully achieve your potential, not just as a manager or supervisor, but as a true leader who commands respect, commitment and credibility. Please refer to the training provider website for a full program description. Although this is a public seminar, you need to register through the Trust for payment purposes (Skillpath Seminars).

Location:  Crowne Plaza Reading, 1741 Paper Mill Rd., Reading PA

Registration begins at 8:30 am.  Lunch is not included.

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15 May 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Customer Service and Dealing with Difficult People – Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program Elective

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Great improvements in public perception of government can be obtained if public entities consider their residents as customers as opposed to simply “the tax base”.  This program discusses customer relations within the context of municipal government activities.  Leaders will be introduced to the “customer-driven” economy environment and provide techniques for fostering a culture of customer focus within their areas of responsibility.

Lunch will be provided.

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15 May 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor

10 Seats open to DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25 copay due to high program cost.

This seminar focuses on the unique challenges you face every day in your job and offers solutions to help you fully achieve your potential, not just as a manager or supervisor, but as a true leader who commands respect, commitment and credibility. Please refer to the training provider website for a full program description. Although this is a public seminar, you need to register through the Trust for payment purposes (Skillpath Seminars).

Location:  Best Western Plus, 127 S. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia PA

Registration begins at 8:30 am.  Lunch is not included.

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16 May 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Creating Intermediate Formulas using Functions

Lesson 2:  Analyzing Data with Logical and Lookup Functions

Lesson 3:  Organizing Worksheet Data with Tables

Lesson 4:  Visualizing Data with Basic Charts

Lesson 5:  Analyzing Data with PivotTables

Lesson 6:  Inserting Graphics

A light breakfast will be provided.

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21 May 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Defensive Driving for Sedans

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train sedan drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a sedan vehicle to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License.

Lunch is not included.

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23 May 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Defensive Driving for Trucks

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train truck drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a work truck to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License (CDL if applicable).

Lunch is not included.

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23 May 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Word

Lesson 2:  Editing a Document

Lesson 3:  Formatting Text and Paragraphs

Lesson 4:  Adding Tables

Lesson 5:  Managing Lists

Lesson 6:  Inserting Graphic Objects

Lesson 7:  Controlling Page Appearance (Not covered due to time constraints)

Lesson 8:  Proofing a Document

Lesson 9:  Customizing the Word Environment (time permitting)

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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29 May 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Police EVOC for SUV’s

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who routinely are assigned to drive a SUV or prisoner transport vehicles.  This course will provide officers with an opportunity to apply the skills they learned during the Basic EVOC course while driving a larger vehicle.  Defensive driving techniques and emergency response tactics will be demonstrated to and practiced by those attending.  The course will be 1/2 day behind the wheel driving skills that includes a response course as well as a skill course that will include backing.  Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending should report in old clothes by 8:30 a.m.

Officers attending must bring a police department owned SUV or prisoner van to drive on the driving range.

Lunch is not included.

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30 May 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Intermediate

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Working with Tables and Charts

Lesson 2:  Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes*

Lesson 3:  Using Images in a Document

Lesson 4:  Creating Custom Graphic Elements*

Lesson 5:  Inserting Content Using Quick Parts*

Lesson 6:  Controlling Text Flow

Lesson 7:  Using Templates*

Lesson 8:  Using Mail Merge

Lesson 9:  Using Macros*

*Not covered due to time constraints

A light breakfast will be provided.

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June 2019

6 June 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Public Entity Risk Management – Core Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Leaders must know how to protect their employees and organizations from incidental losses.  This program provides an overview of risks and best risk management practices for the major functional departments within the public sector.

Lunch will be provided.

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