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Diverse Continuing Education programs to begin in July

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension connects people with possibilities by providing undergraduate and graduate programs, degrees and certificates for working adults, professional and workforce development, personal enrichment for all ages and resources for community and business.

Following are upcoming programs that provide the opportunity for community members to grow personally and professionally: 

Digital Photography Camp
July 6-10, Eau Claire
Students entering grades 6-9 will learn how to visualize, compose and capture amazing still images with a digital camera.  

Elementary/Middle School Study of Fractions
July 6-Aug. 7, online
This program will provide elementary and middle school math teachers the opportunity to prepare for the implementation of Common Core State Standards in the area of fractions. It will examine the research about student understanding, misconceptions and representations.  

Summer Institute
July 13-23, Eau Claire
From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more, Summer Institute makes learning fun for elementary-age children.  

Wound Treatment Associate online program
July 18, online
Through the convenience of online learning, this program will provide education on daily patient monitoring, pressure ulcer prevention and basic wound management to improve outcomes for patients.

Summer Writing Camp
July 20-24, Eau Claire
If you are a dreamer AND a storyteller, then this program is for you. Students who are entering grades 6-10 can practice their writing and learn more about different types of storytelling. Activities will include a group writing crawl, digital storytelling with iPad applications, peer review, mini lessons and work with writing mentors. 

Wisconsin Indian History, Culture and Tribal Sovereignty
July 20-Aug. 7, online
This program is open to all teachers and meets Wisconsin DPO licensure requirements. It is geared toward those who teach cultural diversity or Wisconsin history — or teachers who wish to expand their students' understanding of Wisconsin Indian tribes.  

ACT Prep Course
July 27-Aug. 5, Eau Claire and live webinar
This program will help students in grades 10-12 who are looking to score higher on the ACT exam. Participants will take two official, retired ACT exams, write a practice essay, complete sample exercises and skill drills — and learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints.

For complete program details, visit the Continuing Education website, email or call 715-836-3636.