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Sneak Peek at Online College Classes


with Staff Staff

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2020 at 11 am

Want to see how online classes work? Or just let us help you make sure you're ready to start your distance learning online college class? We'll help you with log-in to your MyWestern account, become familiar with all the services found there, and give you an overview of Canvas - the online classroom for internet courses where the teacher and students interact. For more information, call 307-782-6401 or email

HiSet and GED Prep Class
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HiSet and GED Prep Class

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with Amy Jensen

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020

COVID-19 Restrictions will apply in the VLC building and classroom. Masks required.

Tired of that low paying job? Have dreams of college but didn’t graduate high school? We can help! Valley Learning Center offers HiSet and GED preparation classes for all individuals 16 and up who are not currently enrolled in high school. Our classes are small and highly individualized with plenty of one on one instruction. Let the Valley Learning Center help you pave the way for a brighter future. Come in today and begin earning your High School Equivalency Diploma! $20 for new students, $15 for returning students. Day and Evening Sessions Available.

Register Monthly. Call 307-782-6401 or come into our office to register and make payment.

Substitute Teaching


with Marsha Brady

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 6 pm

COVID-19 Restrictions will apply in the VLC building and classroom. Masks required.

This community class meets the requirements of “at least 24 hours of school district in-service training” as mentioned on the state of Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board website. This class is designed to prepare students to become substitute teachers.  It will cover the use and application of lesson plans, elements of instruction, emergency plans, classroom organization and behavior management skills. Students will learn about duties and job descriptions for all levels. Successful completion of the course is based on attendance. Become a substitute teacher with your high school diploma (or High School Equivalency) and this class. Upon completion and with additional observation time, you can meet the requirements to become a certified substitute teacher in the state of Wyoming. Additionally, you will be required to undergo background checks to work in local school districts. That will be announced at the beginning of the class. PLEASE NOTE - All current state requirements to gain your Substitute Teaching Permit are listed online at Requirements are subject to change. If you are not certain of your current eligibility to become a substitute teacher in Wyoming, please check with the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. If you have ever been a substitute teacher before, and your certification has lapsed, this class is not for RE-certification. Please bring a notebook to class.

CNA Free Consultation


with Staff Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 1, 2020

If you want to work in healthcare but don’t see college as being a good choice for you, or you want to earn some money before you enroll in a degree program so you don’t have to worry about amassing a huge amount of student debt, you will want to seriously consider becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant! Register here and we will contact you about all the options and possibilities. The course work will be online with labs at the High School and clinicals at Castle Rock Convalescent Center. Free consultations are by appointment only and can be scheduled throughout the school year. Please call us at 307-782-6401 or register here and we will contact you.

Basic Pistol


with Spence Bentley

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 17, 2020 at 9 am

This 8 hour course will focus on basic defensive pistol shooting techniques for armed citizens giving you a solid foundation to build upon as your training progresses. We start with the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship and firearm manipulation. Once you have a solid grasp on these concepts we will go over carry modes and gear, then move in to the combat mindset, and defensive shooting techniques with drills that will help you further hone your skills. This course will be taught in two parts, part one will be in the class room and part two will be on the range. This course is a great follow up to the concealed carry permit course or as a stand-alone for new shooters that want to start building their skills.


Firearm safety
Fundamentals of pistol marksmanship
Drawing and presenting a firearm from concealment
Combat and tactical reloads
Cleaning malfunctions
Proper gear and ammunition
Introduction to using cover and concealment
Combat mindset
Combat effective shooting vs competition shooting
Defensive shooting techniques and drills

Pistol of any caliber (Preferably 9mm or better)
Min 2 Magazines
Gun belt (Recommended) Here is a great place to get a good belt 
Magazine pouch
Holster (Strong side hip inside or outside the waistband suggested, No cross draw or shoulder holsters)
Speed loader
Eye protection
Ear protection (Electronic recommended)
150+ rounds of ammunition

Knee Pads


Concealed Carry for Utah and Wyoming


with Spence Bentley

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 24, 2020 at 9 am

COVID-19 Restrictions will apply in the VLC building and classroom. Masks required.

The Concealed Carry Plus course is the True North Strategic Concealed Carry Class. We believe in putting assets on the street and that the minimum required by the state is not enough to make you an asset. In this course we will cover the laws pertaining to carrying and using a firearm for self defense and the use of deadly force in the classroom. Then we will go to the range and build a solid defensive shooting foundation for you to build on with further training. This course was developed to fill the void in training between the state minimum training, and becoming a confident armed citizen. Age required: Must be within 1 year of your 21st birthday or older. Please be aware class dates/schedule may be changed due to weather.

Going with the class to the range is not mandatory but encouraged. Instructor helps people start to learn to shoot and to get them comfortable with carrying a firearm. Students that wish to go to the range should bring their firearm that they plan on carrying. If they do bring a firearm we ask they leave them in their locked vehicle until we go to the range. Bringing 100 or more rounds of ammunition is suggested. Permits are not issued at this class. Students have to submit an application to the state and get a background check then the state issues the permit.

Math Tutoring


with Casey Langley

A little help please? Yes! Valley Learning Center offers one on one math tutoring. Please call to make an appointment at 307-782-6401. $15 per hour.

COVID-19 Restrictions will apply in the VLC building and classroom. Masks required.

Job Readiness Workshop


with Nicole Espy

This excellent workshop covers three areas vital to any job seeker: 1) Job Searching & Matching - Learn how to use the website in job search activities. The principles learned can be applied to other job search/announcements websites. Pre-requisites: create account for the website (minimum username and password). Class will cover subjects such as Labor Market Information, on-line resumes, virtual recruiters and job skills identification utilizing the website. 2) Resume & Cover Letter - Learn the purpose, information on a resume, and types of resumes and their uses. Discussion of cover letters, their purpose and how to write a cover letter. If time allows, critiques of individual resumes will be done. Discussion will cover information on a resume, formatting a resume, and how to use your information for interviewing. Pre-requisite: registration.  3) Interviewing and Dressing for Success - Learn to prepare for interviews. Class provides information on interviewing techniques for successful interviewing, identifying your skills. Also discussed will be attire for interviewing. If time allows, practice interviews will be conducted. Pre-requisites: registration. Contact Valley Learning Center for next start date, 307-782-6401.

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