Acadiana briefs for March 27, 2013

Legislation tracking workshop Tuesday

The League of Women Voters of Lafayette will offer a free workshop on how to track bills during the legislative session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at South Louisiana Community College.

State Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, and Rep. Terry Landry, D-Lafayette, will discuss the legislative process and how to track specific bills electronically through the legislative process from introduction, through committees and the voting process.

For information on the League of Women Voters of Lafayette, visit www.lwvlafayette.org.

Program slated for
out-of-school teens

The deadline for out-of-school teens between 16 and 21 to earn a GED through the Keeping Youth Trained and Educated spring program at South Louisiana Community College is April 12.

Students in the KYTE program take classes with a goal of earning a General Educational Development diploma and receive career readiness training and assistance with enrollment in college or vocational training program.

The program begins on April 15 and ends Sept. 23.

Classes meet from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The program is tuition-free for eligible applicants and classes are located at SLCC’s Ardoin Building, 1101 Bertrand Drive.

For an application, contact Chanda Moffett at the Lafayette Business and Career Solution Center, 706 East Vermilion St., in Lafayette, or call her at (337) 262-5514.

Space in the program is limited to 25 students, so interested applicants are urged to apply as soon as possible.

Compiled by
the Acadiana bureau