Wednesday, December 05, 2012

hike saturday...train for employment


You'll never see a leafless tree the same again on this journey! Hike TAXTER RIDGE with our naturalist, and learn how to i.d. various trees and the life of our local winter woodlands.

Saturday, December 8th

1 - 3 PM

Taxter Ridge Preserve is near Mt. Pleasant Lane (off Pine Lane) in Greenburgh. Park in the cul-de-sac near 31Mt. Pleasant Road, off Pine Lane.

Hike Level: Easy


Register: or

914-241-6346 x-23

Taxter Ridge Preserve covers 200 acres of woods and wetlands and has a lovely trail system. The preserve was acquired by the Town of Greenburgh in 2005.

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Note: Hike may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. Click here for more park info and directions.

Work Readiness Credential

Training Program

At Westchester Community College’s Valhalla Campus

Funded by the New York State Education Department through a Perkins IV (CTEA) Allocation

How can you stand out in the eyes of a prospective employer?

Employers are looking for people who display responsible behavior, understand and apply company rules and guidelines, work well with others, work accurately and show initiative. How can you prove to an employer that you have these skills?

The National Work Readiness Credential is based on standards defined by business to demonstrate that you have the skills and abilities needed to be a successful employee. This program will help you develop and strengthen your abilities to:

• Listen actively

• Read with understanding

• Use math to solve problems

• Cooperate with others

• Resolve conflict and negotiate

• Observe critically

• Take responsibility for learning

• Problem solve independently

Upon completion of the program you will take the certification exams to achieve the Work Readiness Credential.

This course also includes a computer skills component to help you develop or strengthen your knowledge of MS Office by working at your own pace with an instructor/coach.

Classes begin soon at Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595

No cost to qualified applicants. Open to adults, 18 years+.

Enrollment limited to 15 students per class.

For questions or to enroll, please email or call 914 606 7904.