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2019 Course Outline

ProTec: Professional Readiness and Technical Experiences for Careers

Sponsored by Santa Fe County and Santa Fe Community College

Course Outline
and Schedule PDF
Week One:
Mon - Overview 
            MicroSoft - Working with WORD

                  (scope of work, contract, invoice, flyer, editing)

                   Facilitator: Betsy Walker
                   Location: Computer Lab

Tues - Review WORD
             MicroSoft - Working with EXCEL

                   (budget, lists, mail merge)

                   Facilitator: Betsy Walker
                    Location: Computer Lab

Wed - Review EXCEL
           MicroSoft - POWER POINT

                   (presentations, images, animation, transition,                               notes)

                   Facilitator: Betsy Walker

                   Location: Computer Lab

      Customer Service 
      and Communications Intensive
     Customer Service Expert  

        Facilitator: Katherine Fox Ehlert

        Location: Classroom

Week Two:
Tues - Resume Prep
Facilitator: Thaddeus Lech
            Google Docs, Forms, Files, Photos, Drive
            E-News, MailChimp

                  Facilitator: Jennifer Nevarez, NM TechWorks
                  Location: Computer Lab

Wed - Websites 101

                   Facilitator: Jennifer Nevarez, NM TechWorks                                                    Location: Computer Lab

Thurs - Team Power

                    Leveraging to Improve Performance

                    Facilitator: Ken Everingham
                    Location: Classroom

             Social Media Marketing
             Basics, Facebook Pages/Ads, Instagram
             Optional: 4 Microcredentials

                   Facilitator: Jennifer Nevarez, NM TechWorks                                                    Location: Computer Lab

Week Three - Tuesday:
Interviewing Basics
Facilitator: Thaddeus Lech confirmed
Business MeetUp
Location: Classroom
May 8 through June 30 - 
up to 100 Hours of Paid Internship:
At a select and approved location
Independent Research - Community events:
Attend 3 or more community events to meet people and expand opportunities and resources. Participants will complete an event report or professional interview as well as a blog entry or social media post.
Participant Outcomes:
  • Work Keys
  • Updated Resume
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • Personal Website
  • Weebly Website Account
  • MailChimp Account
  • Sample Word Doc or flyer, Excel Doc, Power Point
  • Sample Google Form and/or google email
  • Facebook Account and Page
  • Instagram Account
  • MicroCredentials -
                   ProTec Badge
                      Business Software Basics Badge
                      Customer Service Badge
                      Team Building Badge
                      Social Media Badge
               Plus optional Facebook micro-credentials
                      Marketing Basics (optional)
                      Marketing with Facebook Pages (optional)
                      Marketing with Facebook Ads (optional)
                      Marketing with Instagram (optional)
  • Business Cards
  • Up to 100 hours of Internship
  • 3 community event reports/interviews/posts
  • and...


1. Submit Application and Complete Interview
2. Complete Online Assessment:  Work-Keys
3. Submit completed FERPA and W9 forms
4. Complete PROTEC Computer Survey
5. Join ProTec Facebook Page 
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