Current Courses

NEPA Alliance - Local Technical Assistant Program (LTAP) Training

NEPA Alliance
Local Technical Assistant Program (LTAP) Training
Principles of Paving
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Course Description
This course is for municipal employees who are involved in the planning, inspecting and placement of asphalt paving operations. The course will provide the information needed to properly plan and monitor a hot mix asphalt paving project. Basic knowledge of hot mix asphalt materials and construction specifications will be provided. The importance of proper roadway preparation to obtain a long lasting product will be discussed. A basic understanding of the delivery, placement, and compaction process in paving operations will be provided.

Intended Audience: Public Works employees who pave with hot mix asphalt, particularly roadmasters, foremen and equipment operators that operate rollers, pavers, distributors, and dump trucks on the job. Others who would benefit from this course include: inspectors, and street supervisors involved in monitoring hot mix asphalt paving projects for local governments.

About the LTAP Program
PennDOT’s Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) provides Pennsylvania’s municipalities with transportation road maintenance and safety training. All LTAP training workshops are free to all employees of municipalities, counties, government authorities and agencies. Lunch will be provided.

To register, visit and log on using your username and password. First time users must set up an account by clicking on “Create Account.” For technical assistance when registering, call: 1-800-FOR-LTAP (1-800-367-5827) or contact Kate McMahon, Transportation Services Manager, NEPA Alliance at 570-655-5581 or email

PA Rural Water Association

Course: #2952 Securing Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Date: Wednesday, June, 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 am-2:30 pm
Water Hours: 5.0
Member or Regular Price: $110 or $145

Course Description
The Pa Water and Wastewater Systems Operator's Certification Act mandates that the standards for certification, recertification and renewal of certification shall include training related to the security of water and wastewater systems. This course is designed to meet the system security training requirement of the Act. The learner will be able to recognize methods for developing and increasing security awareness as it applies to water and wastewater treatment facility operations.

Supplies, materials and lunch are included with registration.

To register, visit this link for the PA Rural Water website training page.

High School Equivalency Exam Prep Classes

Lifelong Learning Center
Date: Mondays & Tuesdays
Time: 9 am-12:30 pm

Adult Basic Education programs are funded by the PA Department of Education, Division of Adult Education and the Workforce Investment Act to provide a full range of instructional services that prepare residents looking to develop the basic skills necessary to participate fully in the education of their children, find and keep family-sustaining employment, or obtain a secondary school credential.

The Schuylkill IU's Lifelong Learning Center (LLC) has existed to enhance the basic skills of adult learners. Our mission is to offer educational programs that are accessible and flexible in delivery. Programs foster values for lifelong learning, respect for diversity, and development of students as contributing members of society. Educational goals are set by individual learners and are defined by the adult learner's perceived roles as workers, family members, and community members.

FREE instruction is offered to adults who are looking to improve their basic reading, writing, math skills and English as a Second Language. The adult learner will receive valuable skills needed to succeed in the workplace or in a post-secondary/training program.

Any adult, who is at least 16 years of age, is a resident of PA, is not currently enrolled in a public or private secondary or post-secondary institution or has completed a high school diploma but is in need of basic skills instruction is eligible to participate in the initial Orientation. It is during the Orientation process that the adult leaner is assessed. A plan will then be developed which will provide the adult leaner with the best options in order to meet their educational needs in the timeliest manner.

Before enrolling in a class, adult learners attend High School Equivalency Exam Prep orientation, scheduled on an individual basis. During orientation, the adult learner's educational levels are assessed in order to determine the most appropriate class needed in order to successfully pass the High School Equivalency Exam Prep test in a timely manner.

To register for the above High School Equivalency Exam Prep Orientation, High School Equivalency Exam Prep Classes, and ESL Classes call 570-628-5761.

For Class Updates, Check the LifeLong Learning Center Facebook Page


ESL Classes

Dates: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 5:00-7:00 PM

FREE English as a Second Language class works with adults who are willing and eager to learn how to increase their proficiency in the English language. The ESL Program plays a vital role in assisting non-English language speakers in day-to-day activities.

For Class Updates, Check the LifeLong Learning Center Facebook Page

SCEC Online Courses

A wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. There are over 300 course topics available. Course categories include accounting and finance, business, college readiness, computer applications, design and composition, healthcare and medical, language and arts, law and legal, personal development, teaching and education, technology, and writing and publishing.

Register online or call 570-773-1270.

Testing Services

SCEC is a certified exam proctoring location for the following tests:

-ETS Praxis series
-Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
-Collegeboard CLEP

See our testing page for specific test registration instructions.