The Dean Hansell Training Scholarship will provide education funding to expand the employment opportunities for Salem High School graduates of any age who have been accepted into an accredited vocational, technical or credential program.
The selected candidate may attend a vocational school, trade school, technical school, certification training program, or credential program. Eligible fields of study include, but are not limited to, advanced manufacturing, automotive technology, computer technology, construction, cosmetology, culinary arts, electrical, HVAC, health care, industrial maintenance, machining, plumbing, or welding.
Award selection is made by Sustainable Opportunity Development “SOD” Center, Inc. with preference given to applicants who:
All applicants must provide a completed application by the determined deadlines.
Funds will be awarded based on availability.
Applicants must agree that all application information will be reviewed by a scholarship committee and all award decisions are made by the SOD Center whose decisions shall be deemed final.
This 1.5-hour workshop will help both employees and managers examine their attitudes about customer service in five critical areas:
The assessment can be used to measure individual performance, build a service team, or identify changes needed in policies or operating procedures. This assessment and workshop is appropriate for anyone who has contact with customers by helping:
Would you like to work in manufacturing, but your math skills are a little lacking? Do you need to refresh basic math functions and skills? Set up one-on-one or small group tutoring of basic math concepts needed in manufacturing including:
Improve your team's ability to make effective decisions! Simulations demonstrate the importance of group process skills, such as making decisions under pressure, and then help them acquire those skills. It starts with an imaginary adventure. But the group has barely gotten settled in before something goes awry. Now they're faced with a life-threatening crisis that requires them to work as a team with limited resources and only each other to count on. The Team Adventure Series works through a process of decision making to assess how well your team makes decisions together and offers opportunity for discussion about how to improve. The team building simulations:
CAVE WITHOUT A NAME – It starts innocently enough. A group of tourists descends deep into the unexplored territory of a cave near the Guadalupe River in Texas. But suddenly, they hear a loud "shoof!" sound and before they can react, the caverns are consumed by a rush of water that fills the cave. The lights go dark and now the group huddles in terror as they realize they’re trapped with no obvious way out. Cave Without a Name introduces the concept of synergy and helps team members to develop vital group-process skills such as decision making and interpersonal communication.
Wed, Jul 28, 2021 : NEW* Excel: Functions & Formulas with Cheryl Welch, Ph.D
"We support all businesses, small and large, to attract, retain, expand and develop. We help build entrepreneurship, provide training facilities and connect you with the right resources – while collaborating with regional, state and national resources. We are all Growing in Salem." - Julie Needs, Executive Director, SOD Center