Charter College Opens Medical Assistant Certification Training in Billings Montana


Charter College, a private, for-profit school, is bringing a medical assistant certification course to Billings.

Medical assistants do both administrative and clinical tasks in physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical settings.

Construction workers are prepping a space in West Park Promenade, at 1603 Grand Ave., Suite 230, for the new 10-month course that is expected to begin April 11.

$650,000 Deal Allows Every Student in the Teton County School District to Receive a Laptop

A four year lease negotiated with the Apple corporation will allow each child to receive a computer.  The $650,000 deal that was agreed upon saved the district $76,000 since it was approved before the end of the year.

According to superintendent Gillian Chapman, technology is being phased into the daily teaching with all students.

Many students will benefit since many online colleges that offer free laptops will expect the students to be up to speed when it comes to navigating technology.

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