Special Interest

The Artistry of Innovation: Problem Solving in Action

Designed to align with the Professional Development Standards for New Jersey educators, this seminar will give the participants the opportunity to practice creative thinking skills by engaging in hands-on exercises and addressing strategies to increase their creative output. This workshop also provides an introduction to relevant research about creativity and problem solving. The participants will gain an understanding of the Studio Thinking Framework and will be able to identify its benefits to problem solving.

PDEV-111 (2 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, March 15
    9-11 a.m.

Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Professional Voice Acting

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? This class will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet and teach you how to prepare for a demo. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors before recording a commercial script under the direction of our Voicecoaches.com producer. This class is informative, fun and a great first step for anyone interested in voice acting professionally. For more information, visit http://www.voicecoaches.com/gptt.

PDEV-114 (2.5 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW04-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Thursday, March 13
    6-8:30 p.m.
  • Section MW05-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Monday, May 5
    6-8:30 p.m.

NEW! Write It Like You Mean It – Five Weeks to Better Blogging

Learn to write posts that people will enjoy reading, you will enjoy writing, and will get you search engine traction. You will learn strong lead starters, writing persuasively and with integrity, SEO and keyword strategies. Coursework also includes practical writing exercises. Students can bring a laptop and notebook.

Instructor Janet Garraty is a former investigator and news reporter, current publisher of “Go Jane News,” and host of WTER Radio’s “Write It Like You Mean It.”

PDEV-120 (10 Hours)
Fee: $249

  • Section MW-01 Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    5 Thursdays beginning Feb. 27 (Ending March 27)
    6-8 p.m.

NEW! Preventing, Detecting and Controlling Fraud

This interactive seminar discusses how front-line employees who deal directly with the customer can spot and prevent both internal and external fraud. Cashiers, bank tellers and customer service representatives spend an enormous amount of time dealing with payments; this workshop provides information about the most common fraud scams and provides the tools to prevent, detect and control fraud.

PDEV-116 (8 Hours)
Fee $69

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Monday, Feb. 24
    9 a.m.-5 p.m.

NEW! Building a Business in Today’s Economy

Get the tips, tricks, and techniques to start or build your business in today’s economic climate. Discover the best practices to manage your financial condition, reach new customers and market your services or products using the latest techniques and technologies.

PDEV-117 (3 Hours)
Fee $69

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Saturday, June 28
    9 a.m.-noon

Social Media 101: The Fundamentals

Understanding social media and knowing how to use the various platforms is an essential 21st century skill. In this workshop, you will discover which social media tool is most important for you based on your personal and professional goals. Learn how to register, create meaningful content, and engage with the audience through various sites. Examine best practices for using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram and review personal profile needs on each site to understand how to create content relevant to your audience.

PDEV-112 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Thursday, March 27
    6-9 p.m.

Social Media and Internet Marketing

Social media creatively contributes to a business’ marketing strategy by fostering repeat business, building relationships and attracting new customers. We will examine which social media platform can impact your business, promote your brand and increase sales. You will analyze these important tools for marketing, examine which work best for your business, and investigate strategies to grow your audience and leverage opportunities to increase your client base.

PDEV-212 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Thursday, April 3
    6-9 p.m.

SAT Math Prep for High Schoolers

Just in time for the spring SAT test, this prep course covers percentages, fractions, linear equations, systems of equations, quadratics, factoring, word problems, angles, triangles, area perimeter, circles, averages, data interpretation and functions. Tips and techniques for SAT test taking will be addressed. Register early; class size limited to 10.

BASK-111 (9 Hours)
Fee: $149

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    3 Saturdays, Feb. 8, 15 and 22
    8-11 a.m.
  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    3 Saturdays, March 29, April 5 and 12
    9 a.m.-noon