New professional development classes available locally

Members of the AAOCC staff include (front row, l–r) Kevin Lemieux, Joy Porterfield, Amanda Gonzales, Kay Taylor, Shawn Lemieux, (back row) Dennis Brooks, Tynagus Johnson, D’Andra Johnson, Mark Rankin, Master Andres, Etienne Mwarabu. Reporter/Marie Bakken Members of the AAOCC staff include (front row, l–r) Kevin Lemieux, Joy Porterfield, Amanda Gonzales, Kay Taylor, Shawn Lemieux, (back row) Dennis Brooks, Tynagus Johnson, D’Andra Johnson, Mark Rankin, Master Andres, Etienne Mwarabu. Reporter/Marie Bakken American Academy of Crisis Counseling (AAOCC), in existence since 2001, recently launched its new professional development division. AAOCC will provide students with the opportunity to develop and enhance skills through its professional development programs, said Shawn Lemieux, executive director of American Academy of Crisis Counseling.

Courses offered will include project management, computer support, customer support and administrative assistance, medical coding and billing, multimedia and QuickBooks. These programs are designed to enrich the lives of students so new careers can be made available and existing careers enhanced, according to Lemieux.

“We’re excited to be able to expand our professional development offerings in the Rockdale area,” she said. “AAOCC is committed to educational excellence and we believe our programs will provide a number of great opportunities for students, both current and future.”

AAOCC is a Workforce approved professional development training provider. For more information on the Professional Development Division of AAOCC, contact Lemieux at 512-446-5564 or shawn.lemieus@aaocc.org.


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