Writing Skills for Transportation Professionals


When: Sep 15, 2021

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This workshop will give you the specific strategies you need to strengthen your writing skills. Participants will learn how to master the essentials for writing reports, proposals, memos, and letters; overcome “writer’s block”; edit technical information effectively; and identify and correct common problems of grammar and punctuation.

Speaker Bio

Brian Garmon has served as a professional communicator for State and Federal government entities for the last 5 years and has worked in the field of professional communication for over 10 years. He received his Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication and a Master of Science in Corporate and Public Communication from Florida State University. He currently works as a contractor for the Federal Highway Administration’s Center for Accelerated Innovation where he writes for publications such as EDC News, Innovator, and Public Roads. He has also written extensively for the United States Air Force including acting as writer and editor for the award-winning Energy Express newsletter.


Class check-in will begin at 8:15am, with instruction beginning promptly at 8:30am and adjourning around 4pm. Lunch will be provided along with a morning and afternoon break.

Course Fee

The registration fee for the workshop is $195.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $95.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon.

This course has a maximum of 35 students, and will be capped at this number. Advanced registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained.  Workshops with low advanced registration will be subject to cancellation.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, researchers & managers who want to enhance their professional skills by writing effectively & persuasively.

Payment Policy

Payment must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the workshop. If your registration payment is not received by then, you will not be guaranteed your slot in the class.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training.  No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.

If you have questions regarding workshop registration please email Shae Robinson or call 864-656-4183.

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