|SAS Class Reminder
your registration to the SAS classes offered by 1ST Consulting.
Just a reminder that three SAS classes will start next week (3/13
-3/17) at State Library of Iowa and Department of Education near
Please note the following:
Instructor: Ben Cochran, formerly an instructor with SAS Institute
for 11 years, who is certified to teach over a dozen SAS courses.
Ben is now an independent consultant and trainer who is also
a SAS Institute Quality Partner.
Teaching Style: The SQL class will be taught lecture only so
we can cover more material. Other 2 classes will be taught workshop
style so you can practice. Everybody will get a CD with SAS
dataset etc. to take home. For Introduction to SAS class and
Function & Array Class, you are encouraged to bring your
own laptop computer with SAS software installed.
Location: Due to space limitation, we have to use 2 locations
3/13/06 (M) -- State Library (Intro Day 1)
3/14/06 (T) -- State Library (Intro Day 2)
3/15/06 (W) -- Depart of Edu. (Intro Day 3)
3/16/06 (T) -- State Library (Func. & Array)
3/17/06 (F) -- Depart of Education (SQL)
State Library of Iowa
1112 East Grand Ave 3rd Floor, Room 372
Des Moines, IA 50319
Department of Education
Grimes Building, 3rd Floor
East 14th St. & Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
From I235, you may take E14 St exit. Go south to the 1st traffic
light and turn right to E Grand. The library is a few block
away on the right hand side. The Department of Education is
on the left hand side at the southwest corner of E 14th and
E Grand Ave. See map for the exact location.
Time: The class will start at 8:00 am. Please come between
7:30-7:50 am to check in and also for your breakfast.
Parking: You may park at the visitor’s parking lot in
the back of the state library building or the visit part of
other state government lots nearby. You may also park along
the street, if permitted.
Supply: Lecture note, pad folio with notebook, pen, pencil,
and marker etc. will be provided.
Lunch: You will receive one lunch ticket for each day of your
training except for Friday. They can only be used at Mercy Hospital
Cafeteria. You may pick anything you like at the cafeteria.
For SQL class on Friday, we will have lunch delivered to the
Breakfast/Break: Coffee and bottled water will be supplied
all the time in the classroom. We will also have some refreshment
for the morning and afternoon break. Light breakfast will also
Evaluation: Please hand in your completed course evaluation
form to the instructor after the class. Your feedback is important
for us. Thanks for your assistance in advance.
If you have any question, please feel free to contact me.
See you at the class!