Featured Programs

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Signature Edition 4.0

October 15th through November 12th, from 6 - 9:30pm for a series of 5 Thursday evenings, invest in your leadership development.

Renowned as the world's premier personal-development work session, The 7 Habits sets the foundation for professional effectiveness -- increasing productivity, building skills of influence, restoring balance, and developing greater maturity and responsibility. Dr. Stephen Covey said, "Leadership has nothing to do with formal authority, it has everything to do with influence." So what are you doing to increase your influence?

The seminar will be taught by Dr. Deborah Harley-McClaskey, coordinator of ETSU's undergraduate Minor in Leadership and Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning. She has served as a facilitator/trainer for Franklin Covey for over 10 years and has 16 certifications in various content areas.

Register by October 8, 2015 Cost is $500 per person including all materials for 5 evenings as well as an online pre-assessment.

The seminar will be held on the ETSU Main campus.

Contact the Office of Professional Development to register or for more information:  (800) 222-3878

CEUs available!

ETSU employees can use the Employee Audit form for this program.

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Mental Health First Aid: Helping Our Veterans

October 14, 2015


Cost $75.00

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of people in crisis or in pre-crisis and offers concrete tools and options for interventions.

Instructor will be Ron Morton.  Ron  is a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor who has worked in the areas of substance abuse and mental health since 1984.  Mr. Morton has earned two Masters Degrees in Clinical Psychology and achieved candidacy for a Ph.D. at California School of Professional Tennessee and provides behavioral health services for the TennCare population.

Registration fee includes textbook.  Lunch is on your own.

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Child Renaissance Fall Enrichment Camp

October 5-9, 2015

Cost is $160.00

ETSU discount price is $145.00

Join us during fall break for an exciting week of field-trips and related activities.  Visit Fenders Farm and Brights Zoo.

Drop-off at Post Office parking lot at D.P. Culp Center, Southwest Avenue, ETSU Campus.

A minimum of 15 children enrolled is necessary to hold fall enrichment. 


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Digital Photography

Photography is more than simply capturing what is.  A photograph is a personal statement with the power to last forever, infused with the photographer's vision, passion and perspective.  With Basic Digital Photography, you will learn fundamental techniques an expert uses to create memorable images.

This class will take you both, inside the photographer's studio and out into the field, with a chance to learn the basics, as well as hidden secrets.  Learn the features and settings of a camera, explore creative lighting techniques, and learn how to frame your shot to make the most impact for images that will make a lasting impression.

Saturday, October 10,  - 10:00 - 4:00 - learn basic techniques in the photographer's studio

Saturday, October 17, 10:00 - 2:00 - take what you learn on a location shoot.

Cost $99.00

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Keith Dixon is an artist.  His medium of choice is photography, and he uses his camera to share with others his vision of the world.  He has apprenticed under many gifted photographers over the years and has spent a great deal of time playing, experimenting, and learning by doing.  He owns and operates Keith Dixon Studios in Johnson City and currently focuses energy, and his lens, on people.  He offers traditional studio work, underwater sessions, projection art, body paint capture, and classes.

GRE Prep Workshop

Next Class is October 17, 2015            

ETSU's School of Graduate Studies and the Office of Professional Development in the School of Continuing Studies will offer a day-long workshop to assist prospective graduate school applicants to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination.

Participants in the workshop will receive morning coffee, lunch and five hours of instruction on the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing Measures of the GRE. They will also take three half-hour practice tests, receive scores for those tests along with advice on improving their scores.

ETSU Gilbreath Hall, Room 305/306.

Cost $85.00

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Call (800) 222-3878 with any questions or for more information!

Baking Basics With Julie Voudrie

Get in touch with your Mountain South roots as you learn the basics of baking with Julie Voudrie, award winning chef from TLC's Next Great Baker. Complete novices and experienced bakers alike will find this fun-filled class highly informative, confidence-building, and above all, delicious!

Four three-hour sessions, all supplies and materials included.

Monday Evenings

6:00pm – 9:00pm

October 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th


To register or for more information click HERE







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