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North Lake College Experts Offer Tips on Weatherizing North Texas Homes

North Texans normally don’t experience the long, harsh and snowy winters that people in Minnesota or Maine enjoy. Coats and sweaters don’t even come out of storage until late October or even November. But that doesn’t mean residents should neglect winterizing their homes, which could keep them warm and leave a little extra money in their pockets.

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Students are Pursuing Cool Careers at DCCCD

Valerie Handley, a second-year student at Cedar Valley, wants to repair and service air conditioners on the rental properties she owns.

“After you write enough checks for someone else to work on them, you start to think ‘maybe I can do this myself,'” said Handley, who works as a 911 operator.

Become an Auto Mechanic in Two Years or Less

Do you like to tinker with things? Maybe dismantle them, fix them (at least some of the time), and then put them back together again? Have you ever considered doing it for a living? You can. At the Dallas County Community College District, you can become an automotive service technician in two years or less with our Automotive Technology degree, certificate and specialty program options.