SFCC Continuing Education Classes, Summer 2014
Noncredit classes at Santa Fe Community College
CE Classes Noncredit Class Schedule | Summer 2014 Santa Fe Community College | Continuing Education Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information CAMPUS INFORMATION SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE www.sfcc.edu 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887 Phone: 505-428-1000 | Fax: 505-428-1468 CONTINUING EDUCATION STAFF Gordon Fluke, Director of Continuing Education Deborah Carr, Program Administrator David Markwardt, Director of Teamwork in Action Sylvia Chacon, Administrative Assistant REGISTRATION 505-428-1270 STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES If you have a documented disability and require assistance in class, please call or visit the Office of Disability Services for coordination of your accommodations. The office is located in room LL313. The phone number is 505-428-1455. CONTINUING EDUCATION Phone: 505-428-1676 Fax: 505-428-1302 Office hours: Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. QUESTIONS ABOUT CLASSES? FACILITIES/CONFERENCE SPACE RENTAL For information on prices and availability, call 505-428-1675. Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you. To register, call 505-428-1270 For information about credit class registration, call 505-428-1270. www.sfcc.edu CAMPUS CLOSURES Call the Weather Watch Line, 505-428-1716, check the website at www.sfcc.edu or sign up for SFCC text message and email alerts at www.getrave.com/login/sfcc SFCC GOVERNING BOARD J. Chris Abeyta, Chair Linda S. Siegle, Vice Chair Dr. Martha G. Romero, Secretary Kathleen Keith, Member Pablo Sedillo, Member Interim President Randy Grissom, M.B.A. SFCC is a public institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. CAMPUS SAFETY & SECURITY 505-428-1224 or cell 505-690-1477 HOLIDAY CLOSURES Monday, May 26, 2014 (Memorial Day) Friday, July 4, 2014 (Independence Day) REGISTRATION INFORMATION on page XX 2 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu WELCOME! Summer is here! I always view this season as a time for growth and change. This is a time to tackle new projects and get things in order. To help you with that impulse, we have classes in gardening, learning Spanish or New Mexico explorations with one of our outstanding tour guides. Kids camps and classes are really special this year. No matter where your children’s interests lie, we have something to keep them engaged and learning. Kids can try physical challenges on the ropes course, theater for teens or kids, and computer camps where young people can learn game programming. New this year, we have the artists who pen the Pink Panther comic strip coming to teach art and cartooning to kids. They are sure to be fun, energetic classes with some really special instructors. I look forward to seeing you in the classroom, Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration Gordon Fluke, MFA, Certified Program Planner (CPP) Director of Continuing Education CONTENTS ■ PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Art 4 6 Crafts Cooking 7 Creative Writing 8 Dance 8 9 Fitness and Wellness Home and Garden 10 Languages 11 Leisure 14 Safety Courses 15 Money Matters 16 Music 17 Photography 17 Southwest Explorations 18 ■ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Business and Professional Skills Computer Skills Computer Classes for Digital Imaging Computer Classes for the Mac Computer Classes for the Inexperienced 26 26 27 27 28 ■ ONLINE LEARNING Online Classes Online Career Training Programs 28 30 ■ INSTRUCTORS ■ REGISTRATION Registration Information Registration Form 31 34 35 ■ KIDS STUFF Kids Adventures Outdoors Kids Arts Kids Computers Kids Swimming by Day Kids Swimming by Night 21 22 23 24 25 ■ OTHER SFCC SERVICES Small Business Development Center The Planetarium Green Building and Energy Efficiency 36 36 38 CAMPUS MAP 39 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 3 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information ART Santa Fe is a town where creativity is abundant. Whether you have been painting all your life, or moved to town to discover your inner artist, Continuing Education has many classes where you can learn to express yourself. Note to students, if you are working for a degree, Continuing Education courses are non-credit. Some of the classes provide all of the supplies; others require you to purchase materials. All supply lists are available online. “Lorraine guided, encouraged and explained the processes in patient, constructive and exciting ways.” – George Malone Pour Painting, Lorraine Edge-Castillo DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN Retrace your steps to the days when it was fun to play with art supplies and just make something all your own. “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” means picking up a pencil, doing a series of simple, low-stress exercises and turning it all into hours of satisfying, deeply meditative activity. Watch yourself progress, week after week, from basic student to someone who will want a sketchbook firmly in hand. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 2, 8 wks. Course #AT307 01 | CRN 10245 John St. Peter, Fee $129 NEW! FEARLESS CREATIVITY Self-expression is a boost for your creative spirit. In this workshop, you experiment with simple watercolor, collage and printmaking techniques. Structured lessons designed to allow for personal choices create momentum in skill building and visual boldness as well as creativity and improved compositions. Everyone is welcome in this class. Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 12, 5 wks. Course #AT300 01 | CRN 10590 Melinda Baker, Fee $125 SUMMER BOTANICAL PORTRAITS Start, or continue, your botanical drawing and watercolor painting with specific graphite exercises that strengthen your painting. Useful demonstrations keep you motivated and build confidence in your skills. Emphasis is on subject selection, lighting, values, drawing studies and simplifying your palette. Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 9, 5 wks. Course #AT302 01 | CRN 10342 Lisa Coddington, Fee $125 LIFE DRAWING Drawing the nude – from quick, warm-up, gesture drawings to two long studies per evening – improves drawing skills, awareness and understanding of one of the oldest traditions in art. Short slide presentations of master works or anatomy and personalized critiques are part of the course. Some drawing experience is recommended. Wednesday, 6:30 to 9 p.m., June 11, 6 wks. Course #AT311 01 | CRN 10510 Kevin Gorges, Fee $145 BEGINNING DRAWING Explore drawing in a supportive environment where creativity is encouraged. Learn basic skills for drawing from life, incorporating both traditional and contemporary methods. Several approaches to drawing will be covered, which include using pencil, conte crayon and colored pencils. Demonstrations, art history and critiques enhance the work done in class. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 3, 8 wks. Course #AT303 01 | CRN 10244 John St. Peter, Fee $129 PASTELS AT TWILIGHT Pastel painting’s luminous color make this the perfect medium to capture Santa Fe sunsets. The first two hours of these outdoor classes focus on mastering pastel techniques and composition. As the light fades, the last hour of class is all color, focusing on simplifying and loosening up. Good drawing skills and prior experience are recommended. Wednesday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 2, 5 wks. Course #AT315 01 | CRN 10496 Jane Shoenfeld, Fee $115 4 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus CANYON COLORS: THE PASTEL LANDSCAPE AT GHOST RANCH Join master pastelist Jane Shoenfeld on an excursion to Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu. On Friday evening, the class will meet in the college studios, where the instructor will teach you how to create brilliant color with pastel techniques. On Saturday, the class will meet in Abiquiu. You will create expressive pastel paintings of these canyons and mesas. Please note, there is a $10 entry fee to Ghost Ranch, not included in the course fee. Classroom: Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 25; Fieldtrip: Saturday, 9:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., July 26, 2 days. Course #AT317 01 | CRN 10103 Jane Shoenfeld, Fee $85 ALCHEMY OF MIXED MEDIA Stimulate your muse or expand your art practices in this workshop dedicated to the alchemy of materials. Begin with idea-generating techniques on paper, then move to surfaces using handmade gesso on wood panels. Pencils, pastel, watercolor, gouche, acrylics and binders collage into something larger. Exercises and demonstrations provide new approaches to technique and process, and group discussions and critiques explore the practical and the philosophical. No experience necessary. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., July 1, 4 wks. Course #AT342 01 | CRN 10573 Laurie Mantecon, Fee $125 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration NEW! DRAWING PORTRAITS FOR BEGINNERS Portraits are among art’s most fascinating and enduring subjects. From DaVinci to Picasso to the hobbyist down the street, nearly every artist has tried their hand at portraits. Through step-by-step instruction, learn to mold the head, neck and shoulders; locate and shape features and draw the proportions accurately. Learn to work with light, shade and shadows, capturing the sitter’s gesture. Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 18, 6 wks. Course #AT318 01 | CRN 10511 Robert Jacob, Fee $139 NEW! EGG TEMPERA PAINTING Gain a hands-on understanding of the properties of egg tempera painting. Egg Tempera is a paint medium made fresh for each day in the studio. You will grind pigment, explore paint-making, prepare traditional chalk gesso surfaces and paint with egg tempera using methods ranging from old master techniques to contemporary experiments. All skill levels welcome. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 17, 6 wks. Course #AT346 01 | CRN 10587 Amanda Lechner, Fee $189 NEW! CARTOONING FOR ARTISTS, TEACHERS AND EVERYONE WHO LOVES TO DRAW Learn expressions, motion, comic strip design, magazine panels and designing original characters. from one of the world’s acclaimed cartoonists, Bill Teitelbaum Both experienced cartoonists and beginners will benefit from Teitelbaum’s step-by-step instruction presented in a nonthreatening atmosphere. All materials are included in the course fee. Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 4, 2 days. Course #AT377 01 | CRN 10589 Eric and Bill Teitelbaum and staff, Fee $125 PLEIN-AIR PAINTING Paint the beautiful landscapes and nature of New Mexico out of doors. Continue the tradition the Impressionist painters brought to us. Learn how to best use your portable easel and art supplies as well as what is best to wear and carry with you when painting outside. Explore color, technique and how to best translate what you see outside onto your canvas. This class will make your outof-door painting experience the most enjoyable it can be. Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m., June 5, 8 wks. Course #AT323 01 | CRN 10512 John St. Peter, Fee $129 POUR PAINTING This class is for students who want to express their creativity but lack art skills. Paint in oils and use gravity to move the paint. Colors blend naturally as they come into contact with each other. Students may complete up to three paintings. No previous experience is required. A love of color, getting messy and having fun will be assets in this class. No class July 5. Saturday, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., June 7, 8 wks. Course #AT334 01 | CRN 10348 Lorraine Edge-Castillo, Fee $159 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 5 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information CRAFTS CLAY: THROWING ON THE POTTERY WHEEL In a friendly environment, learn the basics of how to use the pottery wheel to make functional pots. Learn everything from wedging the clay and centering on the wheel, to how to trim, finish and glaze your cups, mugs, bowls and other objects. Students are encouraged to repeat the class and build their skills of throwing on the wheel. Sean Fairbridge runs his own clay studio and teaches for Santa Fe Clay. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 14, 7 wks. Course #CR314 01 | CRN 10109 Sean Fairbridge, Fee $179 Enthusiasm and a desire to learn something new are the only requirements for our crafts classes. Continuing Education students learn new skills and make crafts to give as gifts or keep for themselves. If there is a supply list, it may be found on the website after the course title under “Syllabus Available.” CALLIGRAPHY AND LETTERING ARTS Learn the art of beautiful writing using the simplest of tools, a chisel-pointed pen nib and ink. Practice the lower and upper case letterforms of italic writing. This hands-on course allows you to explore pen, ink and paper while practicing techniques. Finish class with your own samplers to keep and practice. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., July 2, 4 wks. Course #CR307 01 | CRN 10575 Sherry Bishop, Fee $99 MAKE A PATTERN FROM A GARMENT Is your favorite garment worn out? Have you found the perfect outfit and wish you had another just like it? Come learn how to make a paper pattern from your favorite clothing without taking it apart. This course demonstrates tools and techniques of beginning pattern making. Basic sewing knowledge is required. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., July 15, 1 day. Course #CR339 01 | CRN 10108 Elizabeth Harris, Fee $45 SILVER JEWELRY USING METAL CLAY Silver metal clay is silver particles in a nontoxic binder that looks, feels and acts like clay. When heated, the binder burns away leaving 99 percent pure silver. Practice firing with a small butane torch, an easy process that takes just minutes. In one day you’ll learn the basics, create a piece of jewelry and be ready to continue on your own. No previous experience is needed. Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 14, 1 day. Course #CR345 01 | CRN 10574 Iliana Carrillo, Fee $169 CLAY HAND-BUILDING Explore hand-building in clay as an alternative way of making functional and sculptural ceramic art. Students learn the basic construction processes such as pinch pots, coils, slabs and a variety of decorative and finishing techniques. Individual projects are pursued with assistance from the instructor. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 10, 7 wks. Course #CR375 01 | CRN 10581 Sean Fairbridge, Fee $175 6 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus START YOUR OWN ARTS AND CRAFTS BUSINESS – ONLINE If you have an art or a craft, starting your own homebased or small business is course for you! You’ll learn how to start your own business from a professional artist. You’ll discover how to find your niche within your chosen craft and how to create your own unique business identity. You’ll also discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success. Start Dates: June 18, July 16 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration COOKING With today’s rising food prices, now is the perfect time to learn to cook well. All the ingredients are included in the course fee and frequently there are leftovers to take home. Imagine, no shopping! Nothing brings people together like delicious food. NEW! TAPAS AND MORE Tapas are appetizers that play a big role in Spanish cuisine. Learn to create a variety of tapas for your next party or event. They can be cold or warm and we will make both as we explore traditional dishes. Try your hand at marinated mixed olives, manchego cheese bites and beef empanadas. We will follow up with salad, an easy paella and crema catalana. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., July 21, 1 day. Course #CK359 01 | CRN 10592 Margo Taylor, Fee $59 WINE APPRECIATION The basics of wine are explored in this fun, interactive class. Discover what goes into making a $10 Cabernet Sauvignon and a $100 Bordeaux. Meet for a field trip to taste and compare red and white grape varietals. Learn how to be a savvy wine buyer and understand the wine market in northern New Mexico. Course fee includes all wines except for tasting fees at the wineries (approximately $15). Classroom: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., July 15 and 17 Field Trip: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 19, 3 days. Course #CK370 01 | CRN 10253 Howard Spiegelman, Fee $99 NEW! COMIDA CUBANA Join world traveler and Santa Fe chef, Margo Taylor to create fresh and delicious Cuban dishes. The menu will include a wide variety of Cuban favorites from appetizers to dessert. Among the dishes the class will make are roast pork with mojo sauce, shrimp stuffed avocado and dulce de leche ice cream. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., July 7, 1 day. Course #CK368 01 | CRN 10591 Margo Taylor, Fee $59 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 7 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information CREATIVE WRITING DANCE SFCC has one of the longest-running creative writing programs in the region. Our talented faculty are writers themselves and know the ropes. Whether you are a beginning author or more advanced, try out a class or workshop. To be able to dance widens the world of social opportunities available to you. Take one of these dance classes and increase the enjoyment in your life. COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE If you enjoy listening to country-western music and wearing cowboy boots, you may get a kick out of country-western dancing. You will learn a variety of dance styles like the two step and waltz and techniques and moves to enjoy dancing to country-western music. During the class you will have the opportunity to dance with other students. Singles Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., June 4, 6 wks. Course #DA310 01 | CRN 10198 Cheryl Noonan, Fee $55 Couples Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., June 4, 6 wks. Course #DA311 01 | CRN 10504 Cheryl Noonan, Fee $79 FAST FLASH FICTION Hone your writing skills for publication. Learn to whittle a fiction story down to its essential core through in-class writing, revision, small group critiques and reading contemporary flash fiction writers. The goal is to write one strong fiction piece from start to finish, edit, revise and send out for publication. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., June 18, 6 wks. Course #CO319 01 | CRN 10234 Meg Tuite, Fee $79 WRITE YOUR MEMOIR Don’t let those family stories get lost – write a memoir so your family’s future generations know their legacy. Tap into and shape those long-forgotten memories to create poignant, revealing and entertaining anecdotes. Group exercises and discussions help you discover how to communicate through your own unique voice and point of view. Tuesday and Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m., June 3, 1 wk. Course #CO321 01 | CRN 10197 Lauren Camp, Fee $49 SALSA This is an exciting, upbeat introductory class. Students will explore club-style salsa techniques and Latin rhythms. During the class you will have the opportunity to dance with other students. Couples Wednesday, 6:45to 7:45p.m., June 4, 6 wks. Course #DA330 01 | CRN 10490 Cheryl Noonan, Fee $79 Singles Wednesday, 6:45to 7:45p.m., June 4, 6 wks. Course #DA331 01 | CRN 10489 Cheryl Noonan, Fee $55 WRITING SHORT STORIES Writing short stories is a fun, creative way to express yourself. With writer Natasha Nargis Lara, read and write short stories while exploring plot, dialogue, point of view and description. Writers are free to share their stories with the class. This class tends to fill up quickly, so early registration is encouraged. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., June 10, 5 wks. Course #CO358 01 | CRN 10159 Natasha Nargis Lara, Fee $69 NEW! WOMEN WRITE THEIR LIVES Inspired by poems, essays and memoir written by women, discuss subjects and styles which remain marginal and continue to challenge women writers. Enter your own brave and surprising world through in-class writing exercises and suggested homework. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., June 24, 4 weeks. Course #CO309 01 | CRN 10619 Barbara Rockman, Fee $69 “I learned a lot, grew in my ability to write and be creative. Received constructive advice. A very positive experience.” – Fleur Wright Writing Short Stories, Natasha Lara Online Classes | Off-Campus 8 Call 505-428-1270 to register | WARM WATER YOGA This innovative program incorporates water exercise and meditation. Traditional yoga postures are adapted to the water, accommodating various fitness levels and abilities. The class takes place in a therapy pool that is 90 to 91 degrees, which may contribute to deep relaxation and reduction of pain and stress. The warm water is especially helpful for those with joint inflammation, pain and stiffness. Students must be able to stand and walk in the pool. A $6 per entry facility fee applies. Monday, 4 to 5:15p.m., June 2, 8 wks. Course #HF338 01 | CRN 10228 R.C. Luna, Fee $85 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration WARM WATER EXERCISE This is a fun and alternative way to stretch, strengthen and tone the whole body. The class takes place in a therapy pool that is 90 to 91 degrees. Focus is on low-impact aerobic exercises and basic locomotion movements, as well as strength and flexibility training. Noodles, buoys, webbed gloves and kickboards will be used in order to enhance your workout. Students must be able to stand and walk in the pool. A $6 per entry facility fee applies. No class July 5. Saturday, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m., June 7, 6 sessions. Course #HF340 01 | CRN 10229 R.C. Luna, Fee $69 FITNESS AND WELLNESS Our Fitness and Wellness classes allow you the opportunity to strengthen your body and mind through active participation in a course such as yoga or to study the nuances of good health management through a variety of lecture and discussion courses. ZUMBA FITNESS Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class that incorporates dynamic, exciting and effective fitness systems. It combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic fashion to achieve a blend of cardio and muscle toning benefits. Zumba is exercise in disguise. It’s different, it’s easy and it’s for all ages and fitness levels. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., June 9, 6 wks. Course #HF347 01 | CRN 10507 Lloyd Takeshita, Fee $85 WARM WATER ARTHRITIS MANAGEMENT For those suffering with arthritis and other disabling conditions, warm water exercise is one of the best therapies. The buoyancy of aquatic exercise helps prevent injury from sudden body movements, while the warm water promotes relaxation. Taking place in a 90 to 91 degree therapy pool, this class consists of stretches, a light cardio segment, strengthening exercises, core development, flexibility movements and a cool down using relaxation techniques and breath control. Students must be able to stand and walk in the pool. A $6 per entry facility fee applies. No class July 5. Saturday, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 7, 7 wks. Course #HF326 01 | CRN 10156 R.C. Luna, Fee $85 NEW! BEGINNING FENCING Tired of the same old exercise classes? Give your workout some panache! Fencing is a great way of exercising your body while challenging your mind. Beginning fencing covers the basics of the modern Olympic sport. Learn the fundamentals of stance, posture, offensive and defensive actions, and the rules of the sport. Monday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 23, 6 wks. Course #HF358 01 | CRN 10505 Thomas Rockwell, Fee $95 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 9 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information NEW! CREATING SELF SUFFICIENCY, MODERN HOMESTEADING People who are looking for ways to become more self-reliant through gardening, living green and recycling resources are called “homesteaders.” This movement helps you change your property into a place of production rather than consumption. Balancing time, space, demands of modern life and phases of implementing a plan will all be discussed. You will design your own way to homestead, mapping out solutions based on your vision. Tuesday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., June 3, 5 wks. Course #HG379 01 | CRN 10579 Arina Pittman, Fee $89 MUSHROOM IDENTIFICATION NEW! PET FIRST AID AND CPR Learn to give care to an injured or suddenly ill pet until veterinary care is available. Intended to teach the pet owner how to save a pet’s life during an emergency, the class includes hands on skills practice such as restraining and muzzling, rescue breathing, canine and feline CPR, choking management, snakebites, seizure and more. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 7, 1 day. Course #HF394 01 | CRN 10534 Kathlene McGaw, Fee $125 After a briefing on mushroom identification, you’ll tramp the fields and forests in search of mushrooms in their habitat. Learn how to gather them properly, how to make a spore print, and how to prepare and preserve edible mushrooms. Serious consideration is given to identifying edible vs. poisonous mushrooms. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 20, 1 day. Course #HG398 01 | CRN 10364 Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 10, 1 day. Course #HG398 02 | CRN 10576 Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 24, 1 day. Course #HG398 03 | CRN 10577 Arthur Judd, Fee $55 HOME AND GARDEN Design and decorate your home inside and out. Our staff are talented professionals who will help you create the home or garden of your dreams. NEW! ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN NEW MEXICO Clean water is New Mexico’s most precious resource. Discover where the state’s water resources have been impaired by human activity and where these impairments are adversely impacting life. Geographic information systems (GIS) technology provides a spatial analysis of successes and failures in addressing these problems. Though the emphasis is on environmental awareness, some GIS training is provided. GIS skills are not required. Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 21, 6 wks. Course #HG338 01 | CRN 10578 William Skinner, Fee $125 10 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus LANGUAGES Spanish Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration SFCC Continuing Education offers a first-rate Spanish program that will take you step-by-step to fluency. We also offer classes for anyone who wishes to broaden their proficiency in French. All students begin with the fast-paced and rigorous Spanish Preparation course (either the five-week or the two-week intensive), regardless of other Spanish courses you may have taken in the past. If you feel this course level would be inappropriate, contact Fernando Mayans at 505-428-1514. The sequence of Spanish courses is: Spanish Preparation Basic Spanish I, II, III Advanced Spanish Study Expanding Vocabulary El Verbo Haber Cantar SPANISH PREPARATION – TWO WEEKS This two-week Spanish Preparation course, offered before each semester, is an intensive course with a non-traditional approach. This class provides a solid foundation to proceed to Basic I, II and III, and is a condensed version of the five-week Spanish Preparation class. Students who can speak other languages, who have taken Spanish in the past, or who have no knowledge of the language must take this class first as part of our Spanish program. No class meeting May 26. Monday through Thursday, Noon to 2 p.m., May 19, 2 wks. Course #LG345 01 | CRN 10100 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 EL VERBO “HABER” – TWO WEEKS Learn the use of the verb “haber.” The remainder of the class is open to students’ questions about the Spanish language. Completion of the Past Tense II or the permission of the instructor is required. No class May 26. Monday through Thursday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., May 19, 2 wks. Course #LG396 01 | CRN 10098 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 Creo que ... SPANISH PREPARATION This is the first Spanish course that students are required to take as part of our Spanish program. Students who can speak other languages, who have taken Spanish in the past or who have no knowledge of the language must take this class, which is a non-traditional approach to the language. This provides a solid foundation to proceed to Basic I, II and III. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 2, 5 wks. Course #LG301 01 | CRN 10097 Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., June 3, 5 wks. Course #LG301 02 | CRN 10187 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., July 7, 5 wks. Course #LG301 03 | CRN 10188 Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., July 8, 5 wks. Course #LG301 04 | CRN 10515 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 11 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kid’s Stuff Personal Enrichment Information BASIC SPANISH I This is the first basic class in a series of three, designed to give students a solid foundation in Spanish grammar and a working knowledge of important structures of the language. The Spanish Preparation class is a prerequisite to this course. A textbook is required for this basic series. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 2, 5 wks. Course #LG302 01 | CRN 10516 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., June 3, 5 wks. Course #LG302 02 | CRN 10517 Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta, Fee $125 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., July 7, 5 wks. Course #LG302 03 | CRN 10302 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., July 8, 5 wks. Course #LG302 04 | CRN 10329 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 BASIC SPANISH II This is the second basic course in the series to give students a solid foundation in Spanish grammar and a working knowledge of important structures of the language. Completion of Basic I is required, and the same textbook is used. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 2, 5 wks. Course #LG303 01 | CRN 10518 Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., June 3, 5 wks. Course #LG303 02 | CRN 10519 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., July 7, 5 wks. Course #LG303 03 | CRN 10524 Staff, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., July 8, 5 wks. Course #LG303 04 | CRN 10525 David Briggs, Fee $125 BASIC SPANISH III This is the third basic course in the series of three, designed to give students a solid foundation in Spanish grammar and a working knowledge of important structures of the language. Completion of Basic II is required, and the same textbook is used. Tuesday and Thursday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., June 2, 5 wks. Course #LG304 01 | CRN 10526 David Briggs, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., July 8, 5 wks. Course #LG304 02 | CRN 10303 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 “Excellent rating. Topics presents were very relevant for someone planning a trip to France.” – Alex Goldberg Anne-Sabine Nicolas, French for the Traveler 12 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Me llamo ... Ella me dijo ... Off-Campus C omo est Je suis tres bien ADVANCED SPANISH STUDY This is an advanced multimedia course where students use broadcast news, videos, music and newspaper articles to improve their skills in different areas. Students also study well-known Spanish and Latin American writers and review grammar. Completion of Intermediate II and permission from the instructor are required. Monday and Wednesday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., June 2, 5 wks. Course #LG450 01 | CRN 10146 Tuesday and Thursday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., June 3, 5 wks. Course #LG367 01 | CRN 10101 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 3, 5 wks. Course #LG367 02 | CRN 10309 Monday and Wednesday, Noon to 1:30 p.m., July 7, 5 wks. Course #LG451 01 | CRN 10147 Tuesday and Thursday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., July 8, 5 wks. Course #LG368 01 | CRN 10102 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., July 8, 5 wks. Course #LG368 02 | CRN 10311 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration EL VERBO “HABER” Learn the use of the verb “haber.” The remainder of the class is open to students’ questions about the Spanish language. Completion of the Past Tense II or the permission of the instructor is required. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., June 2, 5 wks. Course #LG453 01 | CRN 10527 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 SPANISH: EXPANDING YOUR VOCABULARY This special class increases your Spanish vocabulary to an advanced level. Past Tense II or permission from the instructor is required. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., July 7, 5 wks. Course #LG455 01 | CRN 10308 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 French FRENCH FOR THE TRAVELER This course is designed for people who have never taken French and for those who are planning their first trip to a French-speaking county. Learn to communicate in French using present, past and future tenses focusing on ordering food in a restaurant and gaining information about hotel information, transportation, museums, festivals and more. This class will allow you to master French in a fun and dynamic environment. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 2, 6 wks. Course #LG372 01 | CRN 10321 Anne-Sabine Nicolas, Fee $99 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 13 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kid’s Stuff Personal Enrichment Information LEISURE Relax, have fun and learn something new in this category! NEW! MATHEMATICS OF CASINO GAMBLING Become aware of the underlying mathematics of the various casino table games. Learn why the house advantage exists and how a player might benefit from a basic knowledge of how that advantage is derived. Subjects include the basic mathematics of casino table games, risk taking, money management, betting systems, comps and tipping. Basic strategy and card counting at Blackjack also are addressed. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., June 17, 2 wks. Course #LS305 01 | CRN 10607 Jack Busch, Fee $39 DOG TRAINING Bring your dog to school! In this six-week class, your dog learns all the basic commands (sit, down, stay, come, etc.). In addition, you get training solutions to concerns like house training, jumping up, digging, barking and pulling on the leash. We use positive, motivational training methods. Class is open to dogs and puppies, 12 weeks and older, who are current on their shots (parvo, distemper, rabies and bordatella). Please, only two of the dog’s people may attend with each student (dog.) Bring your dog to the first class, along with about 4 ounces of small, soft, training treats. Tuesday, 6 to 7 p.m., June 3, 6 wks. Course #LS352 01 | CRN 10111 Mary Leatherberry, Fee $89 TRIP TO TURKEY See the sites of Istanbul, one of the most enchanting cities in the world. Visit the famous WWI site of Gallipoli. Wander the ancient sites of Pergamum, Ephesus and the gypsum waterfalls of Pamukkale. Spend time in Cappadocia with its fairy caves and hidden underground cities. Travel along the picturesque Black Sea coast and return to Istanbul for a day of exploration on your own. This comprehensive tour of Turkey takes you to all of the country’s most famous places. The course fee includes a Turkish guide, transportation within Turkey, 3 or 4 star hotels, breakfasts and dinners, museum and site visit fees, and tips. Airfare to and from Istanbul is not included. Saturday, Sept. 20, 14 days. LS396 01 | CRN 10621 Jane Abbott, Fee $2,160 (based on 15 to 19 participants; $495 single supplement) BECOME A VETERINARY ASSISTANT – ONLINE This course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, gives you the information you need to prepare for work in veterinary hospitals. Learn about pet nutrition and a variety of health and safety issues. Understand how to treat and prevent parasites, including roundworms and heartworms. Special lessons target specific aspects of veterinary assistant duties. Learn how to interpret medical prescriptions that look like Greek scribbles to the untrained eye. Veterinary hospitals are small businesses, not just places of medicine. Gain a complete understanding of their economics – how income is generated and where it goes. Lastly, explore marketing and communication because they are essential factors in making a business successful. Start Dates: June 18, July 16 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm 14 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus PERSONAL SAFETY Be confident in your ability to protect yourself, your home and property. Courses in this section expose students to valuable knowledge about laws and practical skills regarding firearms and personal safety. CONCEALED CARRY TRAINING New Mexico allows residents to carry a concealed handgun with a state license. Applicants must be United States citizens, 21 or older, complete 15 hours of training and demonstrate the knowledge and skills required by law. Using National Rifle Association materials, certified instructors cover selection, ownership and operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, safe gun handling and key elements of accurate pistol shooting. Serious attention is given to legal issues. The fee includes two handbooks and additional materials but not ammunition. You don’t need to own a gun; a selection of pistols will be available at the outdoor shooting sessions. Classroom: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 6 and 13; Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 10. Fieldtrip: Saturday, Noon to 3 p.m., June 7 and 14 5 sessions. Course #LS384 01 | CRN 10260 Classroom: Friday and Saturday, Noon to 6 p.m., July 11 and 12; Fieldtrip: Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m., July 13 3 days. Course #LS384 02 | CRN 10602 Nancy Bennett and John Rayburn, Fee $239 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM – PERSONAL SAFETY Ensure your personal safety by making the conscious decision to refuse to be a victim. The Refuse to Be a Victim® seminar teaches easy-to-understand methods. This class covers home safety, how to secure doors and windows, lighting, safety in your car, preventing road rage, safety in hotels and the psychology of predators. In just four hours you will get the tools you need to take a proactive role in your personal safety. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 14, 1 day. Course #LS379 01 | CRN 10599 Frank Pytko, Fee $35 PISTOL SHOOTING: FIRST STEPS There is a firearm in nearly half of all U.S. households – for hunting, history, sports or protection. This introductory class, developed by the National Rifle Association, answers questions about firearms and presents simple safety rules – how pistols operate, safe handling and cleaning, advice for households with children and how to develop basic shooting skills. The course concludes with an outdoor session in which students use .22-caliber pistols (supplied), ideal for first-time shooters. Enrollment is limited to eight students. For adults and teens 16 and older, accompanied by a paying parent. The fee includes a handbook and a safety brochure. Sunday, Noon to 6 p.m., June 22, 1 day. Course #LS380 01 | CRN 10600 John Rayburn and Nancy Bennett, Fee $109 AMMUNITION RELOADING Get more bang for your buck! Factory-loaded, overthe-counter ammunition seldom offers optimum accuracy for your firearms and has become increasingly expensive. Learn to recycle brass cartridges and reload your own ammunition through hands-on demonstrations that emphasize safety. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 21, 1 day. Course #LS385 01 CRN 10604 John Rayburn Fee $89 PISTOL SHOOTING: FIRST STEPS FOR WOMEN This introductory class is just for women, taught by a female instructor. Prepared by the National Rifle Association, the class presents what every shooter should know about how revolvers and semi-automatic pistols work, safe gun handling, proper ammunition, cleaning and storage, in a comfortable, small-group setting. You’ll also learn the fundamentals of pistol shooting, including stance, grip and aiming® at outdoor shooting session offcampus. Pistols are provided (.22 caliber). Wednesday, Noon to 6 p.m., June 18, 1 day. Course #LS383 01 | CRN 10261 Saturday, Noon to 6 p.m., June 28, 1 day. Course #LS383 02 | CRN 10605 Nancy Bennett, Fee $109 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 15 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information MONEY MATTERS NEW! AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT “OBAMACARE” SAVVY SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE PLANNING This informative class covers the basics of Social Security and reveals strategies for maximizing your benefits. Learn when to apply for benefits, when it makes sense to delay benefits, how to estimate your benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income and other tips. Review different scenarios of when to choose to take Social Security payments along with a discussion on Medicare Part A, B, C and D options. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., June 7, 1 day. Course #PF304 01 | CRN 10206 Peter Murphy, Fee $39 Money management is the key to current and future financial security. Learn the strategies that will give you confidence in planning for life events such as a child’s tuition or your retirement. This course discusses how health insurance reform could affect you. Learn about the individual mandate, health insurance marketplace exchanges, provisions affecting individuals and businesses, and higher taxes for high-income earners. This course will also discuss implementation timeline and what if anything, you need to do. Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 10, 1 day. Course #PF302 01 | CRN 10487 Peter Murphy, Fee $29 PASSPORT TO RETIREMENT This class introduces concepts and practices that will help you gain control of your finances. Learn a conservative approach to wise money management and identify lifestyle issues facing retirees. Learn how to seek more from your investments, Social Security and retirement plans. Protect your hard-earned assets from erosion due to inflation and possible cost of long-term health care. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 22, 2 days. Course #PF311 01 | CRN 10488 Peter Murphy, Fee $69 RETIREMENT INCOME: MAKE YOUR MONEY LAST This course introduces concepts and practices that help you make the most of your retirement assets. Learn how to size up your current situation and sources of income; alternative distribution methods; understand distribution rules; how to develop an investment strategy; and to prepare for the unexpected. Make the most of retirement income streams. The registration fee includes a workbook. Tuesday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 10, 1 day. Course #PF303 01 | CRN 10485 Peter Murphy, Fee $29 FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS Make money while you sleep. This project based course helps you develop the financial skills necessary to make, manage, multiply and protect your hard-earned money. Discover the realities and dangers of credit card debt along with uncovering the common traits of financially successful people. The student book and curriculum are correlated to the national standards set forth by the Jump$tart Coalition on Personal Financial Literacy. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 9 p.m., June 24, 2 days. Course #PF320 01 | CRN 10486 Peter Murphy, Fee $59 “Very informative and enjoyed the class.” – Martin Montoya Peter Murphy, Savvy Social Security Planning 16 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus MUSIC NEW! LEARN TO READ MUSIC Have you ever wondered what those lines and little dots mean on a page of music? Well now is the time to find out. This class is designed for the very beginner or those who want to review basic music reading skills. Students will be guided in learning the basics of rhythm and pitch as well as the essentials of music theory. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., June 16, 2 wks. Course #MU334 01 | CRN 10509 Priscilla Zimmermann, Fee $79 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration Continuing Education’s music classes teach you the fundamentals so that you will develop your skills at your own pace. BEGINNING GUITAR If you’ve never played the guitar or you know a few chords and want to learn more, this course is for you! It covers tuning, chords, finger picking, strumming, lead guitar, reading notes and more. Explore different styles of music and learn a variety of songs during class. Bring your own guitar. Tuesday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., July 1, 4 wks. Course #MU305 01 | CRN 10104 Andrew Lovato, Fee $75 PHOTOGRAPHY Whether you are a novice with your first digital camera or an advanced photographer learning how to move into the digital age, SFCC has a course that will help you achieve your goals. Discover your hidden talents or heighten your abilities through one of our enjoyable and informative courses. CREATE A PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK Learn how to edit, sequence and layout a book project using bookmaking software. Explore the different bookmaking software, beginning with Blurb’s Book Smart. Learn to match your digital images to a book design: colors, sizes and more; create the cover; choose images that contribute aesthetically to a page layout and more. It is helpful to have a laptop to work on in class. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 17 and 24; Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 19; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 21, 4 sessions. Course #PH303 01 | CRN 10598 Linda Wasko, Fee $139 DISCOVER YOUR SINGING VOICE This course is for people who “can’t sing.” If you think you can’t sing or have been told you can’t sing, sign up today! Dr. Priscilla Zimmermann has more than 30 years of experience helping people of all ages discover their latent singing voices. Through various exploration strategies you are encouraged and guided to find your singing voice. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., June 2, 2 wks. Course #MU326 01 | CRN 10326 Priscilla Zimmermann, Fee $79 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Ready to take the leap into the world of digital photography but confused by the various products and technologies? This class simplifies the entire process by examining all aspects of the digital camera. Discuss resolution, compression, white balance, file formats and media cards plus all the other settings found on today’s digital cameras. Learn photography basics such as shutter speed, aperture or f-stop, ISO, flash, lenses, focus and many other features. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., June 3, 4 wks. Course #PH351 01 | CRN 10110 Steven Walenta, Fee $99 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 17 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information SOUTHWEST EXPLORATIONS The outdoors beckons, and we are responding to the call! Travel near or far for a wonderful exploration of the Southwest. We also are teaching about the region in the classroom, where we look at ancient and contemporary cultures. Whether you want to hike the terrain or sit comfortably in discussion, Southwest Explorations has a class for you. NEW! RAILROADING IN NEW MEXICO, 1878 TO THE PRESENT HANDS-ON INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY WITH DSLR Learn the basics of using your digital SLR (DSLR) camera through classroom demonstrations, discussions, a photo assignment and a field session. Topics include the different types of DSLR cameras, how to use aperture and shutter speeds, white balance (what it is and how to use it), camera filters, the basic principles of effective composition and more. This class is recommended for those new to DSLR photography as well as film photographers who want to switch to digital. Students must have a digital SLR camera. Classroom: Monday 6 to 9 p.m., June 23 and 30; Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., June 25; Fieldtrip: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 28 4 sessions. Course #PH353 01 | CRN 10237 Linda Wasko, Fee $139 Railroads have played a key role in New Mexico’s history from 1878 to the present. Amtrak service continuance, funding for the Rail Runner commuter train and other elements began with the Santa Fe Railroad Company and the dozens of other railroad companies to follow. Transportation, economics, labor law and land use are all affected by railroads. New Mexico had new, respected jobs with the development of the railroads. Today, the state is served by ten railroads which impact lives, laws and the New Mexican economy. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., June 24, 3 wks. Course #SW306 01 | CRN 10601 Fred Friedman, Fee $39 ANIMAL TRACKING Learn more about those animal tracks you’ve noticed on your walks or hikes. This class covers tracking techniques, perceptual widening, different track patterns, scale and animal gaits, rates of track deterioration, clues to animal behavior and animal interaction with the landscape. Students must provide their own transportation. An itinerary is provided after registration. Class size is small to allow for more personal attention, so early registration is encouraged. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 28, 1 day. Course #SW313 01 | CRN 10615 William Neuwirth, Fee $75 18 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus GEOLOGIC EXPLORATION INTO THE VALLES CALDERA This one-day field trip will enter the Valles Caldera National Preserve, exploring the fascinating geologic story told by rock exposures inside the caldera. The caldera has experienced profound changes involving resurgent uplift, numerous volcanic eruptions, lakes and erosion of the rim. Our journey includes numerous scenic valleys inside the caldera, including Valle Grande, Valle San Antonio and Valle Toledo. Wildlife sightings are common. The $10 entry fee into the preserve is included in the course fee. Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 4, 1 day. Course #SW314 01 | CRN 10603 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109 PACK LIGHT CAMPING UNDER THE STARS AND ASPENS Enjoy colorful wildflowers and views of the alpine peaks as we pack lighter in the Pecos Wilderness. Cradled by a high country canyon, our gradual trail will be constant companion to the vigorous waters of Rio Santa Barbara. A trip package will be provided at the pre-trip meeting, including all your meals and route information. Recommendations are given for ultralight backpacking techniques, low impact camping, hygiene, water purification and adjusting to the weather. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome. Classroom: Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., July 9 Field Trip: Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 19 and 20, 3 sessions. Course #SW348 01 | CRN 10610 Brian Johnson, Fee $85 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration SEASONAL WILDFLOWER IDENTIFICATION Would you like to have the tools and skills to identify nearly every native plant in our area? This class guides you through the concepts and terms necessary to successfully negotiate an identification key. Two introductory classroom sessions familiarize you with the botanical basics of flower anatomy. You are then ready to hit the field on the weekend and visit several different habitats. You are guided through the steps in the key to build your ability to know the wildflowers of the area. The half-day session involves easy hiking. Please bring your own magnifying glass and small ruler. Classroom: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., July 17; Fieldtrip: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 19, 2 days. Course #SW345 01 | CRN 10617 William Neuwirth, Fee $65 VALLES CALDERA EAST RIM HIKE This 7.5 mile, round-trip hike explores the overall ecology of the upper reaches of the Pajarito Plateau to the edge of the mountainous rim of the Caldera. On our way to Canada Bonita, we walk through an edge of the Cerro Grande fire into Las Conchas fire path of June 2011. A primary driver of biodiversity in the Jemez Mountains, periodic fires have shaped the landscape for millennia. Students will see the beginning of changes to the habitats and learn the importance of refuges and micro-habitats. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 7, 1 day. Course #SW346 01 | CRN 10618 William Neuwirth, Fee $79 NEW! HIGH ALTITUDE ECOLOGY VALLES CALDERA ECOLOGY HIKE ON THE SOUTH RIM This six-mile, round trip hike will explore the overall ecology of the floor of Caldera to the southern rim. We will be in the area of the first and second day of Las Conchas fire in June 2011. We can see the response of these habitats and ecosystems to the various burn intensities, from mild to severe. Weâ€™ll also see the overlap of La Mesa and the Dome fires to the east and south, and how the southern Jemez Mountains have evolved with drought, conflagration and regeneration. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 12, 1 day. Course #SW347 01 | CRN 10616 William Neuwirth, Fee $79 The extreme conditions of the highest reaches of our local mountains will show us adaptability at the edge. A moderate hike of four and a half miles over nine hundred vertical feet out of the ski basin parking lot allows us to encounter many micro-habitats and soaring views. Views of the Pacheco Fire will give us an idea of the long cycle of succession at high elevations. The carving action of glaciers will be apparent at the apex of our hike, where the elements of nature are severe and plants must complete their growth in a matter of weeks. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 14, 1 day. Course #SW350 01 | CRN 10614 William Neuwirth, Fee $69 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 19 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information NEW! INTRODUCTION TO WILDLAND FIRE In early summer, smoke is in the air. Explore why fires burn differently in different forests and how topography and weather affect fires. Learn how researchers study fire history and what is considered a normal fire. Become familiar with wildland fire vocabulary. You may even be able to look at your favorite patch of forest and have an idea of how it burned in the past and how it might burn today. Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 10, 2 days. Course #SW375 01 | CRN 10608 Tobah Gass, Fee $45 JOURNEY TO THE NORTH RIM: VALLES CALDERA Experience magnificent vistas in the northern Jemez Mountains with geologist Kirt Kempter. Travel to Española and then up to the northern Jemez Mountains. Ascending the back side of Chicoma Peak, there are spectacular views of the Rio Grande Rift, Pajarito Plateau and other geologic features. Our destination is a picnic lunch stop on the north rim of the Valles Caldera, providing a spectacular view of the northern caldera. A lecture at this stop will provide a geologic history of the caldera since the massive eruption that occurred 1.2 million years ago. Other geologic highlights include overviews of Cerro Pedernal, the Rio Grande Rift and the Chama River Valley. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 17, 1 day. Course #SW384 01 | CRN 10606 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109 CHACO CANYON ON THE SOLSTICE – ONE DAY This World Heritage Site and national park hosts a complex of buildings that reflect a knowledge of celestial relationships. This one-day journey gives you firsthand experience of the beauty, precision and intricacy of several Great Houses. Walk through most of the architecture of “downtown Chaco,” as well as Una Vida. Many sites in the canyon align to the solar standstill, and Pueblo stories can provide illumination on the worldview still living in the stones. Students will travel in a college van. Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., June 21, 1 day. Course #SW368 01 | CRN 10131 William Neuwirth, Fee $135 SPIRIT OF FOLK ART, NEW MEXICO AND BEYOND Folk art is down to earth and close to the heart, expressing the spirit of location, community and tradition. It is universal and profoundly local and inspires contemporary art. The diverse Indian and Hispanic arts of the Southwest are the starting point for exploration of symbols, myths and legends of each culture. Your study will expand to the arts of other cultures, focusing on pottery, weaving, basketry and woodcarving. Saturday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., June 7, 4 wks. Course #SW408 01 | CRN 10609 Mireya Cirici, Fee $75 20 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration SFCC offers many ways to fill your children’s summer days with play, learning and exploration. This summer is stuffed with fun, handson courses in swimming, cooking, ropes challenges, orienteering, theater, art and writing. Join the learning at SFCC! Kids Adventures Outdoors SFCC’s Teamwork in Action provides adventure programs in Santa Fe and throughout the U.S. NEW! GEOCACHING AND HIGH ROPES ADVENTURE CAMP (AGES 13 TO 15) Have a blast doing scavenger hunts, orienteering and geocaching. Learn to read a map, take a bearing on a compass and find waypoints through orienteering. Use a Global Positioning System (GPS) device and find hidden caches. Experience the thrill of the largest challenge course in the Southwest. All events are “challenge by choice.” Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 16, 5 days. Course #KS341 01 | CRN 10498 David Markwardt and Teamwork in Action staff, Fee $250 NEW! GEOCACHING AND SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE CAMP (AGES 10 TO 12) Read a map, take a bearing on a compass and find waypoints through orienteering. Use a Global Positioning System (GPS) device and find hidden caches. Discover clues and hidden treasures in a scavenger hunt. Learn more about your campmates playing a human treasure hunt and cooperative games. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 23, 5 days. Course #KS342 01 | CRN 10499 David Markwardt and Teamwork in Action staff, Fee $250 ROPES CHALLENGE COURSE ADVENTURE CAMP (AGES 10 TO 12) Experience the thrill of SFCC’s 20-acre Ropes Challenge Course, the largest in the Southwest. Participate in adventure games, low events, and all nine high events, including the zip line, shaky pole, climbing tower and the swing by choice, which can take you up to 55 feet off the ground. Participants wear a full-body harness and a helmet. All events are “challenge by choice.” Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5 days. June 9: Course #KS345 01 | CRN 10233 Aug. 4: Course #KS345 02 | CRN 10275 David Markwardt and Teamwork in Action staff, Fee $250 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 21 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kid’s Stuff Personal Enrichment Information Kids Arts GUITAR INTENSIVE WORKSHOP (AGES 8 TO 13) Learn to play the guitar! Discover basic music and guitar theory, and learn a variety of songs. Bring your own guitar. Early registration is encouraged. Tuesday, 4 to 5 p.m., July 1, 4 wks. Course #KS303 01 | CRN 10113 Andrew Lovato, Fee $65 NEW! TEENS IN THE KITCHEN (AGES 14 TO 17) Join the chefs from the SFCC culinary program and learn about kitchen and food safety. Make a variety of recipes for different cuisines from across the globe. Soon you’ll be able to impress the rest of your family with your new confidence in the kitchen and the delicious results. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 2, 4 days. Course #KS313 01 | CRN 10493 Michelle Roetzer, Fee $199 BAKING AND DESSERTS (AGES 11 TO 14) Learn to cook all your favorite sweets from scratch – yummy cookies, quick breads, pies, perfect cakes and mousse. This class covers skills you need to master basic baking techniques and to create delicious desserts for yourself, your friends and your family. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 9, 4 days. Course #KS314 01 | CRN 10500 Leslie Kelly, Fee $199 COOKING FUNDAMENTALS CAMP (AGES 11 TO 14) The chefs from the SFCC Culinary Arts Institute focus on fun and safety in the kitchen while teaching an important skill for kids who want to be independent. Learn a variety of recipes each day, along with the fundamentals of food preparation. And, students get to eat what they make! Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4 days. Aug. 4: Course #KS316 01 | CRN 10112 Aug. 11: Course #KS316 02 | CRN 10272 Michelle Roetzer, Fee $199 FASHION DESIGN CAMP (AGES 12 TO 16) Move over “Project Runway.” One out of five teens wants to be a fashion designer, but how do they get started? This class is a good way to learn about the fashion industry, learn to sketch clothing designs and sew a simple garment. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 28, 4 days. Course #KS384 01 | CRN 10267 Ezra Estes, Fee $159 THEATER WORKSHOP (AGES 8 TO 10) Express your imagination! Explore storytelling and acting using the group to form the plot and script. Use teamwork and creativity to see the world in a new way. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon, July 7, 4 days. Course #KS388 01 | CRN 10268 Natasha Lara, Fee $79 NEW! FUNNY PICTURES, CARTOONING FOR KIDS (AGES 9 TO 16) Learn cartooning techinques from Eric Teitelbaum, co-creator of the Pink Panther Comic Strip, including basic shapes and expression, designing original characters and humor writing. Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 4, 3 days. Course #KS393 01 | CRN 10494 Eric and Bill Teitelbaum and staff, Fee $135 22 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus TEEN WRITING JAM (AGES 12 TO 15) Challenge yourself with writing exercises and craft games to develop and improve your creative writing skills. Gain inspiration for new ideas, plot twists and feedback on what works and what doesnâ€™t. Avid writer or dreamer, any teen with an interest in writing is welcome. Monday through Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m., July 7, 4 days. Course #KS394 01 | CRN 10257 Alexandra Diaz, Fee $45 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration NEW! TEEN THEATER (AGES 13 TO 17) Tell stories, improvise and create a short theater piece to be presented at the final class. All are invited to watch the performance on Thursday. Students create the set, costumes, and the script, all of which are as simple or complex as the story requires. Acting experience is not necessary. Monday through Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m., June 16, 4 days. Course #KS397 01 | CRN 10501 Natasha Lara, Fee $79 NEW! FINE ARTS FOR KIDS (AGES 9 TO 16) Internationally acclaimed designer Eric Teitelbaum, introduces young artists to the world of fine arts and visual techniques for creating realistic drawings. Learn the psychology of color along with a variety of media and techniques, including pencil, pen and ink, watercolor, charcoal. Wednesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m., June 4, 3 days. Course #KS411 01 | CRN 10495 Eric and Bill Teitelbaum and staff, Fee $135 Kids Computers CREATE 2D GAMES FROM SCRATCH (AGES 8 TO 12) Create exciting games, stories and powerful simulations after only a few hours of exposure to MITâ€™s Scratch. Abstract computer science concepts such as object orientation, rule-based programming and programming by example are embedded in an easy-to-learn, graphical environment. Learn problem-solving and debugging skills through a variety of hands-on examples. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 16, 4 days. Course #KS368 01 | CRN 10259 Judy Pino, Fee $315 ALICE GAME PROGRAMMING (AGES 8 TO 12) Meet Alice, an interactive 3D-programming environment. Alice offers the best first exposure to programming by providing an intuitive 3D environment for learning object-oriented programming. Learn to create animations and games, programming constructs, basic algorithm design and storyboarding. Only a basic familiarity with computers is needed. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 23, 4 days. Course #KS369 01 | CRN 10157 Judy Pino, Fee $315 NEW! INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON AND TURTLE GRAPHICS (AGES 13 TO 17) An excellent introduction to the Python programming for teens, this class explores basic programming concepts such as variables, data types, iteration and flow of control using Turtle Graphics. This class is for middle and high school students who have completed a pre-algebra course and have no computer programming experience. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 21, 4 days. Course #KS372 01 | CRN 10497 Judy Pino, Fee $315 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 23 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kid’s Stuff Personal Enrichment Information Kids Swimming by Day Our kids’ swim classes are now part of the American Red Cross, “Learn-to-Swim” program. We are proud to be a part of the American Red Cross organization and providing these high-quality classes for the kids of Santa Fe. PRESCHOOL SWIM (AGES 3 TO 5) The preschool swim program is a two-level water adjustment and pre-swim program that helps develop skills in children 3 to 5 years old. The child must be ready to enter a group swimming program on his or her own. SFCC has assembled a dynamic team of instructors for this program. Monday through Thursday, 2:40 to 3:20 p.m., 2 wks. June 2: Course #KS353 01 | CRN 10114 July 7: Course #KS353 03 | CRN 10191 June 16: Course #KS353 02 | CRN 10115 July 21: Course #KS353 04 | CRN 10396 Erick Druva, Ted Bolleter and staff, Fee $115 BEGINNING SWIM CLASS (AGES 6 TO 13) Make a splash in the pools at SFCC and enjoy a safe environment with our lifeguards. Beginning swimmers are grouped by ability to ensure that they receive the quality instruction they deserve at their particular skill level. Classes are generally limited to seven students per instructor. Monday through Thursday, 1:05 to 1:45p.m., 2 wks. June 16: Course #KS354 01 | CRN 10194 July 21: Course #KS354 02 | CRN 10195 Monday through Thursday, 1:50 to 2:30 p.m., 2 wks. June 2: Course #KS354 03 | CRN 10205 July 7: Course #KS354 05 | CRN 10399 June 16: Course #KS354 04 | CRN 10398 July 21: Course #KS354 06 | CRN 10400 Erick Druva, Ted Bolleter and staff, Fee $115 ADVANCED YOUTH SWIM (AGES 6 TO 13) Enjoy a safe environment with our lifeguard-instructors. Swimmers should be able to swim at least one-third of a lap in order to register for this class. Advanced swimmers are grouped by ability to ensure that they receive quality instruction. Class sizes are generally about seven students per instructor. Monday through Thursday, 1:05 to 1:45 p.m., 2 wks. June 2: Course #KS362 01 | CRN 10116 July 7: Course #KS362 02 | CRN 10397 Erick Druva, Ted Bolleter and staff, Fee $115 24 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration Kids Swimming by Night Our kids’ swim classes are now part of the American Red Cross, “Learn-to-Swim” program. We are proud to be a part of the American Red Cross organization and providing these high-quality classes for the kids of Santa Fe. PRESCHOOL SWIM (AGES 3 TO 5) The preschool swim program is a two-level water adjustment and pre-swim program that helps develop skills in children 3 to 5 years old. The child must be ready to enter a group swimming program on his or her own. SFCC has assembled a dynamic team of instructors for this program. Monday through Thursday, 5:40 to 6:20 p.m., 2 wks. June 2: Course #KS353 05 | CRN 10192 July 7: Course #KS353 07 | CRN 10249 June 16: Course #KS353 06 | CRN 10193 July 21: Course #KS353 08 | CRN 10401 Erick Druva, Ted Bolleter and Staff, Fee $115 BEGINNING SWIM CLASS (AGES 6 TO 13) Make a splash in the pools at SFCC and enjoy a safe environment with our lifeguards. Beginning swimmers are grouped by ability to ensure that they receive the quality instruction they deserve at their particular skill level. Classes are generally limited to seven students per instructor. Monday through Thursday, 6:50 to 7:30 p.m., 2 wks. June 2: Course #KS354 07 | CRN 10250 July 7: Course #KS354 09 | CRN 10252 June 16: Course #KS354 08 | CRN 10251 July 21: Course #KS354 10 | CRN 10402 Monday through Thursday, 7:40 to 8:20 p.m., 2 wks. June 2: Course #KS354 11 | CRN 10255 July 7: Course #KS354 12 | CRN 10403 Erick Druva, Fee $115 ADVANCED YOUTH SWIM (AGES 6 TO 13) Enjoy a safe environment with our lifeguard-instructors. Swimmers should be able to swim at least one-third of a lap in order to register for this class. Advanced swimmers are grouped by ability to ensure that they receive quality instruction. Class sizes are generally about seven students per instructor. Monday through Thursday, 7:40 to 8:20 p.m., 2 wks. June 16: Course #KS362 03 | CRN 10117 July 21: Course #KS362 04 | CRN 10118 Erick Druva, Ted Bolleter and Staff, Fee $115 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 25 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kid’s Stuff Personal Enrichment Information PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Business and Professional Skills If you are interested in updating your work skills and making yourself more marketable in this ever-changing economy, these classes are for you. EXCEL I 2010 Whether you are managing a household or running a small business, Excel helps you automate your books using everyday math. Learn basic spreadsheet techniques; how to enter, analyze and calculate data; use of simple formulas; and much more. Students should have a working knowledge of Windows. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 9, 2 days. Course #CPC313 01 | CRN 10107 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99 POWERPOINT 2010 Learn to create and give professional-looking computerbased presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Design and build presentations using text, images, and audio and video clips. Learn how to enhance your presentations by incorporating transitions and animations and to print handouts. Rules for effective presentations are also discussed. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 30, 2 days. Course #CPC314 01 | CRN 10503 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99 GRANTSMANSHIP: SECURING RESOURCES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Bring order and simplicity to the grantsmanship process. Beginning grant writers securing funding for nonprofit organizations learn to locate and research government funding sources, match project ideas with grantor needs, approach grantors and write winning proposals. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 11, 2 days. Course #BP313 01 | CRN 10332 Richard Marchese, Fee $135 NEW! MONEY MAKING VACATIONS Travel to your heart’s desire. Learn hundreds of practical ways to get free airline tickets, hotels, cruises, tours and more by maximizing your frequent flyer miles, getting “bumped,” importing, teaching English, organizing trips, volunteering and many more. Discover the best travel websites, how to avoid scams, pack light and more. Wednesday, 5:30 to 9 p.m., June 18, 1 day. Course #BP326 01 | CRN 10491 Gina Henry, Fee $45 Computer Classes for Digital Imaging PHOTOSHOP FOR BEGINNERS Gain a thorough overview of Adobe Photoshop in this hands-on course. Topics include image adjustments and enhancements, layers, special effects, cropping and saving images. Photoshop’s many uses include marketing and business materials, restoring and retouching photographs and fine art imaging. Basic computer skills required. Monday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 9, 3 wks. Course #CPI350 01 | CRN 10586 LeAnne Summers, Fee $99 Computer Skills With a command of and fluency with computers – which are now an integral part of our daily lives – SFCC’s Continuing Education has developed a computer series to launch you on your way to personal or professional development. Supplemental courses will enhance your skills. WORD I 2010 Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, including creating, editing, saving and printing a document. Use bullets and numbering, learn cut/copy/paste, and set tab stops and leaders, then see how to enhance your work with formatting and adding simple borders. Familiarity with the Windows environment is recommended. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 16, 2 days. Course #CPC312 01 | CRN 10502 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99 “Mr. Pinter is an excellent teacher. His material is excellent and I learned a lot in this class.” – C. Korn Kenneth Pinter, Excel I 26 Call 505-428-1270 to register | Online Classes | Off-Campus ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 9.0 Explore Elements 9.0, the Adobe’s versatile imageediting software. Learn how to remove red eye, crop, adjust color and contrast, brush away wrinkles and unwanted objects, and create composites and panoramas. Find out how to add text and decorative edges, organize your photos, create a slideshow and prepare images for the Web. The ability to perform basic computer functions is needed. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 6, 3 wks. Course #CPI352 01 | CRN 10105 Steven Walenta, Fee $125 INTRODUCTION TO MAC This is a longer course than “Love a Mac,” with the opportunity to try things at home in between classes. All the material in “Love a Mac” is covered and basic Mac operating system concepts are introduced. Students address practical concerns, including file management, different hardware configurations and networking. Learn how to print your own font list, install and manage your fonts, basic troubleshooting and other useful tips and tricks. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, June 6, 4 wks. Course #CPM349 01 | CRN 10508 Jason Goodyear, Fee $175 Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM 4 Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software helps you bring out the best in your photographs, whether you’re perfecting one image, searching for ten, processing hundreds, or organizing thousands. Create incredible images that move your audience. Experiment fearlessly with state-of-the-art nondestructive editing tools. Easily manage all your images and showcase your work in elegant print layouts, slideshows, web galleries and online photo-sharing sites. Get just the look you want from every shot with state-of-the art image processing tools that let you easily alter contrast, tune color, convert to black-and-white, add grain, reduce noise, adjust sharpness and more. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, July 11, 3 wks. Course #CPI353 01 | CRN 10349 Steven Walenta, Fee $125 Computers for the Inexperienced BASIC COMPUTERS Are you feeling that computer technology has passed you by? Afraid that a standard computer course will go too fast? This hands-on course covers the basics of the personal computer system at a leisurely pace. Learn why and if you need to upgrade your computer or purchase a new one. Gain a better understanding of commonly used gadgets like Notebooks, Pads, Smartphones and Kindles. Topics also include the difference between hard drives, flash drives, DVDs and other new technology. This class is the perfect foundation for your next class: Basic Windows 7. No prior computer experience is required. Monday and Wednesday, 1:30 to 4 p.m., June 2, 2 wks. Course #CPS301 01 | CRN 10333 Janet Olojo, Fee $99 Computer Classes for the Mac LEARN TO LOVE A MAC – AN INTRODUCTION Swore you’d never try a Mac? Try this class out for an introduction to the Mac computer and its current OSX operating system. The class covers the standard software programs and all the basics, including using the mouse, the keyboard menus and shortcuts, the desktop and finder features, file management, opening applications and documents, printing, customizing and using the Internet and basic email protocol. This course is for individuals with little or no knowledge of the Mac. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, July 11, 2 wks. Course #CPM348 01 | CRN 10106 Jason Goodyear, Fee $99 Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon, July 28, 2 days. Course #CPM348 02 | CRN 10254 Steven Walenta, Fee $99 BASIC WINDOWS 7 Now that you have mastered the basics of the personal computer, find out about the operating system behind the scenes. This hands-on, leisurely course focuses on navigating the new Windows 7 environment. Learn how to customize and manage your desktop; use desktop icons and shortcuts, create new folders, learn file management and finally become skilled at backing up your data safely. This course is for individuals with little or no prior experience. Windows XP users are welcome! Monday and Wednesday, 1:30 to 4 p.m., June 16, 2 wks. Course #CPS303 01 | CRN 10196 Janet Olojo, Fee $99 www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 27 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information ONLINE CLASSES | www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Online Classes from the Comfort of Home OPEN TO EVERYONE INSTRUCTOR-FACILITATED ONLINE LEARNING EXPERT INSTRUCTORS 24-HOUR ACCESS ONLINE DISCUSSION AREAS Our instructor-facilitated online classes are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. All classes run for six to eight weeks (with a two-week grace period at the end). Classes are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more. You can complete any class entirely from your home or office any time of the day or night. GET STARTED TODAY 1. Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/sfccnm 2. Click the Courses link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the Enroll Now button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your e-mail and choose a password that will grant you access to the Classroom. 3. When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and the password you selected during enrollment. Learn more. VISIT WWW.ED2GO.COM/SFCCNM REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT MUST BE MADE AT ED2GO.COM/SFCCNM New class sessions begin monthly. Visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the classes that interest you. START DATES New course sessions begin each month. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the courses that interest you. REQUIREMENTS All courses require Internet access, email, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox Web browsers. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more information. COURSE FEES START AT JUST $99 REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ed2go.com/sfccnm 28 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration Join the online classes at SFCC! SFCC’s Continuing Education Department offers distance-learning through Education 2 Go. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes – simply type www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm. Here’s a Sampling ... Business Courses MASTERY OF BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program. Personal Enrichment Law & KEYS TO EFFECTIVE Legal Careers COMMUNICATION Lost for words? Don’t be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation. INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW An in-depth look at criminal law and the real world of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and paralegals. Start Your Own Business START AND OPERATE YOUR OWN HOME-BASED BUSINESS An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss. Test Prep GMAT PREPARATION Discover powerful test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score on the GMAT. Personal Finance WHERE DOES ALL MY MONEY GO? Learn how to get control of your money once and for all. Digital Photography PHOTOGRAPHING NATURE WITH YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots. Plus ... BASIC COMPUTER LITERACY COMPUTER APPLICATIONS WEB DESIGN WRITING AND MANY MORE! Grant Writing/ Nonprofits GET GRANTS! Learn how to develop successful, fundable grants from experts in the field. Family & Friends GENEALOGY BASICS Begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots. Check out the huge selection of classes – simply type www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 29 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information ONLINE CERTIFICATES | www.gatlineducation.com/sfcc ONLINE LEARNING ANYTIME, ANYWHERE ... JUST A CLICK AWAY! Online Career Training Programs Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and self-paced online Career Training Program. You can begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. FEATURES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: • BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL • HEALTHCARE AND FITNESS • IT AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT • MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE • MEDIA AND DESIGN • HOSPITALITY AND GAMING • SKILLED TRADES AND INDUSTRIAL • Facilitators and mentors are available to answer questions and help you through your studies • Career Counselors will help you prepare for the transition from the classroom to the workplace • Courses are all open-enrollment and self paced • No additional charges - all materials, workbooks, and software are included in the course fee • Payment plans available PHARMACY TECHNICIAN This nationally recognized Pharmacy Technician online course and training program teaches the skills needed to gain employment as a Pharmacy Tech in either the hospital or retail setting. MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING Upon successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical billing or coding in a medical office setting. ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL SPECIALIST WITH MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING Learn about medical office operations, with an emphasis on billing and coding, processing insurance forms, and using medical software. This program provides training on medical billing software as well as preparation for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) national certification exam. MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION This nationally recognized medical transcription online course and training program prepares you to start a new career as a medical transcriptionist. SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT Course material provides an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt DMAIC problem-solving methodology, as well as deployment and project development approaches. PROJECT MANAGEMENT This program will provide you with a solid introduction to the understanding of project management and help you comply with the minimum 35 hours of training as required by the Project Management Institute (PMI) before you take the Project Management Professional (PM) exam. FREIGHT BROKER/AGENT TRAINING Learn the skills to be a successful Freight Load Broker Agent. Tutorials and projects will teach the you the practical application of Freight Broker skills. VETERINARY ASSISTANT Prepare for an exciting new career as an administrative veterinary assistant. Students in the program learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This online program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. And much more! PARALEGAL This program will prepare you to be successful in the fast growing paralegal career field. The paralegal training program includes free access to the official NALA Campus certification exam prep and Westlaw. AUTOCAD 2009 Learn the skills needed to create and edit simple drawings and gradually introduce more advanced AutoCAD skills. Enroll Today! All materials are included in the program fees. Each course has an instructor assigned to answer student questions and solve student problems. Learn more, visit www.gatlineducation.com/sfcc. You can also reach us by calling 877-221-5151. 30 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration Ezra Estes GIna Henry INSTRUCTORS Jane Abbott is a seasoned traveler and has led many tours to Greece and Turkey. Melinda Baker has more that twenty-five years’ experience providing motivation and encouragement to children and adults to discover greater creativity and confidence. Nancy Bennett is an NRA-certified firearms instructor affiliated with the U.S. Concealed Carry Assn. and approved by the New Mexico State Police. She is also co-owner of “Shooting Stars,” a firearms training company. Sherry Bishop is a professional calligrapher, with years of experience. Ted Bolleter is the Senior Lifeguard and helps coordinate the kids’ swimming program for Continuing Education. David Briggs, Ph.D. teaches graduate level Spanish language classes at the University of New Mexico and has been teaching at SFCC for over five years. Jack Busch has taught “Mathematics of Casino Gambling” for Manfred Steinfeld School of Hospitality and Tourism and Roosevelt University. Lauren Camp has been on both sides of the desk – as a magazine editor and longtime freelance writer. Her work has been published in Ms., Food & Wine, and numerous other publications. She can also be heard on KSFR. Iliana Carrillo is a senior art clay instructor certified by Art Clay World USA and a certified artisan through the Precious Metal Clay National Guild. Alexandra Diaz, MA from Bath Spa University in Writing for Young People and a BA in English and Communications from Lake Forest College. Erick Druva is a public school teacher and has been teaching swimming for most of his life. Lorraine Edge-Castillo has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Ezra Estes is a fashion design instructor at SFCC and has twice been a semi-finalist for “Project Runway” tryouts. He has also worked with recent “Runway” contestant Patricia Michaels on some of her designs. Sean Fairbridge is a clay artist. He teaches for Santa Fe Clay and maintains his own studio. Fred Friedman retired from the New Mexico Railroad Bureau where he was bureau chief. He has an extensive knowledge of New Mexico’s railroading history. Tobah (Toby) M. Gass has a Ph.D. in ecology and has worked for both the National Park Service and the National Forest Service. Jason Goodyear is a media composer, musician, sound artist and educator who works with new music and communication technologies and has been teaching at SFCC in Continuing Education for over 10 years. Kevin Gorges has studied art in the U.S. and abroad and has taught in Ireland and Italy. Currently he teaches at Valdes Art and SFCC. Elizabeth Harris has been sewing for 25 years. During the past eight years, she has been teaching at SFCC and operating her own custom-sewing business. Gina Henry is a national speaker and the CEO of Go Global Inc. She has travelled to over 80 countries and 40 states and is the author of many travel publications. www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 31 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kidâ€™s Stuff Personal Enrichment Information Art Judd Andrew Lovato William Neuwirth INSTRUCTORS (continued) Brian Johnson is a wilderness trip leader with 40 years of backpacking experience. Art Judd, who is at home in nature, has been studying mushrooms for more than 40 years. Leslie Chavez Kelly teaches culinary arts at SFCC. In 2013, she was chosen as the Chef of the Year, by the New Mexico Restaurant Association. Kirt Kempter, Ph.D. is a local geologist who provides tours around the world for the Smithsonian and National Geographic. Mary Leatherberry is an enthusiastic dog owner and trainer with years of experience teaching dog obedience. Amanda Lechner has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design. Andrew Lovato has been teaching guitar to Santa Fe youth and adults for many years. Formerly an professor at the College of Santa Fe, he is now a fulltime instructor at SFCC. R.C. Luna is a certified yoga and Pilates instructor and has been teaching at SFCC for several years. Lauren Mantecon is represented by the William and Joseph Gallery in Santa Fe, and has taught for the University of Portland. Richard Marchese has written more than 600 proposals for more than $100 million in funds, spanning a 30-year career. David Markwardt is the director of Teamwork in Action, the adventure program at SFCC. He also has a Master of Fine Arts in poetry from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Fernando Mayans oversees the Spanish language program in continuing education at SFCC and is a native of Uruguay. He teaches advanced Spanish classes as well as being a translator for the Santa Fe Opera. Kathlene McGaw is a certified Pet First Aid instructor through Pet Tech Inc. and has been teaching both pet owners and pet professionals throughout New Mexico and Arizona. She is a certified pet groomer and the owner of McGawâ€™s Paws. Peter Murphy is a retirement and estate planning specialist and has been teaching at SFCC for over five years. Natasha Nargis Lara is an accomplished weaver and freelance journalist. She writes for the Santa Fe New Mexican, among many other publications. William Neuwirth has a Master of Science degree in Biology and is a seasoned outdoor tour guide. Anne-Sabine Nicolas, Ph.D., French studies, is originally from France and has been teaching French for over 15 years. Cheryl Noonan teaches and performs in the Santa Fe area for both public and private events. Janet Olojo is a computer consultant who owns Solo Computers and has been teaching computer classes at SFCC for over 15 years. Ricardo Perez is a native Spanish language speaker and has been teaching Spanish in continuing education for over 15 years. Lauren Pineda has a degree in Fiber Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Judy Pino teaches computer programming at SFCC and has taught kids at universities around the United States. 32 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration Judy Pino Michelle Roetzer Bill and Eric Teitelbaum Kenneth Pinter has been teaching Microsoft Office classes in continuing education for over six years. Arina Pittman grows most of her own food, herbs, homeschools, and makes clothing and candles. She is director of the Permaculture Institute, and has taught for Ecoversity. Frank Pytko is a certified instructor for the Refuse to Be a Victim® course as well as other safety and firearms courses. John Rayburn is a firearms safety instructor and competitive shooter. Barbara Rockman has been teaching writing in Santa Fe for more than 15 years. She has a Master of Fine Art degree in creative writing from Vermont College of fine Arts. Her book, “Sting and Nest” won the New Mexico-Arizona Poetry Book Award. Tom Rockwell is an instructor at the New Mexico Fencing Foundation. He teaches the adult beginner class as well as classical, historical, and theatrical fencing. Michelle Roetzer heads the culinary program at SFCC. She also teaches for the Santa Fe School of Cooking and does catering around town in her spare time. Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta is originally from Spain and has been teaching Spanish at Capital High School and SFCC for several years. Jane Shoenfeld has a Master of Fine Art degree from Pratt Institute. She has been teaching pastel landscape painting for 17 years. William Skinner has recently retired from the New Mexico Environment Department. Howard Spiegelman has spent more than 15 years researching and writing about wines internationally. John St. Peter is a Santa Fe artist who has taught in the Midwest and abroad. St. Peter has an MFA from Eastern Michigan University. Currently, he teaches for SFCC and the Santa Fe public schools. LeAnne Summers is a photographer and has been teaching credit and non-credit classes at SFCC for over 10 years. Margo Taylor is an experienced traveler and chef and recent graduate of the culinary arts program at SFCC. Bill Teitelbaum and his brother pen the newspaper cartoon, “The Pink Panther.” Eric Teitelbaum and his brother pen the newspaper cartoon, “The Pink Panther.” Meg Tuite has been published in more than 100 journals and is the fiction editor for the Santa Fe Literary Review. Follow her blog at megtuite.wordpress.com. Steve Walenta is a digital-imaging specialist with years of experience. Ed Worden, BS, BA, is an adjunct faculty member in math at SFCC. Linda (Sasha) Wasko has exhibited in Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. She has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and SFCC. Priscilla Zimmermann, Ph.D., has a doctorate in Music Education and Resilience Education from Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio and has taught voice at SFCC for over 20 years. www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 33 Registration Instructors Online Learning Professional Development Kids Stuff Personal Enrichment Information REGISTRATION Register now! Continuous, semester-long registration has begun. All registrations, whether online, by phone, by mail or in person, are being accepted now. Classes start throughout the semester. Find the latest Continuing Education class listings on our website at www.sfcc.edu. Many classes fill quickly. We recommend that you register no later than four working days before the starting date of the class. You may register for most classes up until the starting date, but if you delay, the class may either be full or canceled due to insufficient enrollment. Registrations cannot be accepted at classes. CLASS FEES Continuing Education classes are self-sustaining, and class fees must cover all program expenses. Fees are based on an estimated minimum number of students. Class fees are subject to change without notice. Please check the website for current information and review the refund policy before registering. SFCC USERNAME AND PASSWORD SFCC assigns each student a username. You can get your username by going to www.sfcc.edu and clicking on the link to JACK. Once there, follow the instructions to find your username and password. REFUND POLICY Class fees are automatically refunded in full when: • the class or workshop is full. • the activity is canceled. • SFCC rejects the enrollment application. If you drop a class, your class fee is automatically refunded based on the following: Classes of three or more sessions • If you drop a class before the second session, the full class fee will be refunded. • If you drop a class after the second session, no refund will be given. Classes of one or two sessions • If you drop a class at least one day before the starting date, the full class fee will be refunded. • If you drop a class less than one day before the starting date, no refund will be given. Some classes have special refund policies. This information is listed in the class description. Please allow three to five weeks for processing a refund. NOTE Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Prices and room assignments may change without notice. Please check the website for current information. SFCC is not responsible for typographical errors. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made. FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER Registration is not considered final until payment has been made. 1. Online (returning user). Returning students may visit www.sfcc.edu and click on JACK or the REGISTER FOR CLASSES link. You will need your user name and password to access your student account and register. 2. By Phone. Both new and returning students may register with an enrollment specialist by calling 505428-1270 during regular business hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 3. In Person. Both new and returning students can register in the Welcome and Advising Center at SFCC on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 4. By Mail. Both new and returning students can mail a completed registration form along with payment to: SFCC Welcome and Advising Center Attn: CE Registration 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887 CLASS CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS A class will be closed when it reaches maximum enrollment, so register early. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be canceled three business days prior to the starting date of the class, and those registered will be notified of the cancellation by phone. To make contacting you easier, please provide day and evening phone numbers with your registration. Refunds will be processed automatically for classes canceled by SFCC. SFCC reserves the right to cancel any class. Class locations, dates, times and instructors are subject to change without notice. CLASS LOCATIONS Classes are held at Santa Fe Community College and at other locations in and around Santa Fe. The location of your class will be noted on the confirmation you receive by mail. 34 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu NONCREDIT REGISTRATION FORM All data are for office and statistical purposes only. Students are assigned a student identification number for record keeping. You may register for as many classes as you wish. Please read the information on Page 37 before registering. All registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Many classes fill quickly. Classes may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met at least three working days before class begins. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made. While SFCC makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in the schedule of classes, the college reserves the right to make changes, including course fees, at any time without prior notice. Check the online registration system for current information. Please type or print. You may register for as many courses as you wish. Information Personal Enrichment Kids Stuff Professional Development Online Learning Instructors Registration First Name_____________________________ Last Name_____________________________________________ Student ID Number (or SSN)_________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________________________________________ City_____________________________________________ State________________Zip_____________________ Date of Birth _________ /_________ /__________ Telephone (daytime) _____________________________ Telephone (evening) __________________________ E-mail Address _______________________________________________________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ CRN_________________ Course Title__________________________________________ Fee $_____________ TOTAL $ ____________ I do hereby certify that the above information is correct: Signature__________________________________________ Date______________ If paying by check, make payable to Santa Fe Community College and mail to: SFCC Welcome and Advising Center, 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887 If paying by credit card, please complete the following. q Discover q Mastercard q Visa Card Number ______________________________________ Exp. Date _______ / _______ / _______ Authorized Signature __________________________________________________________________ www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 35 Small Business Development Center WORKSHOPS The Santa Fe Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers affordable workshops to existing business owners and their staff as well as potential entrepreneurs. Workshops are held on the SFCC campus as well as in a variety of locations throughout the Santa Fe area. Where the Stars Are! BACKYARD ASTRONOMY June 5 and July 3, 8 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a live presentation of the current skies in the Planetarium and an outdoor viewing of the night directly from the college grounds. The sky viewing follows the planetarium presentation, if weather permits. OFFERINGS INCLUDE: • Bookkeeping Basics • Budgeting and Forecasting • Understanding Financial Statements • Hiring, Training, and Managing Employees • Social Media Marketing • Government Contracting • Marketing to the Media • Year End Tax Issues and the ever-popular THE ASTRONOMERS’ WORKBENCH: THE NIGHT SKY June 12, 8 to 9 p.m. This series presents astronomy in history, stellar magnitudes, constellations, monthly star charts, and astronomical telescopes. Explore the northern New Mexico night skies with these programs – a perfect way to learn more about astronomy. Steps to Starting a Small Business You can review a complete course listing and register online by visiting www.nmsbdc.org/santafe and clicking on the “Workshop Calendar” button. Or call us at 428-1343 if you would prefer to register by telephone. The Santa Fe Small Business Development Center is one of 20 centers located across New Mexico offering confidential, no cost consulting services since 1989. Call us today and find out why the New Mexico SBDC Network is the resource of choice for over 79,000 New Mexico entrepreneurs. THE ASTRONOMERS’ WORKBENCH: LIGHT, THE UNIVERSAL INFORMANT July 10, 8 to 9 p.m. We know what the stars are made of, know of their structures and their lives, only because we are able to observe and analyze their spectra. Unbroken starlight allows us to admire a star’s external characteristics; in examining their spectra, we have moved from the very small, from little waves and atoms, to the very large, to stars, and then down in scale to planets. Join us in learning more about light! Other SFCC Services Tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for preteens and seniors; and free for SFCC students, SFCC employees and planetarium members. Tickets go on sale at the door 30 minutes before each program. Shows begin promptly; latecomers cannot admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Regular programs are not suitable for children under 5 years old. 36 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu Support the Planetarium – Become a Member MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS Members receive one-year free admission to regularly scheduled shows. SCHOOL PROGRAMS Through programming, presentations and tours of the night sky, the planetarium helps teachers engage students from kindergarten through 12th grade in meaningful learning about the solar system, stars and galaxies. MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS Arcturus (seniors 65+, teachers and students) $30 a year per person Spica (individuals) $40 a year per person Gemini (couples) $70 a year per couple Pleiades (family) $100 a year for up to four people OUT OF THIS WORLD FACILITY RENTAL OPTIONS Searching for a unique event, or special celebration venue, meeting or conference facility? Our planetarium is all this and more. Ambience and atmosphere Different and unique Affordable Access for guests with disabilities GIVE STARS AS GIFTS When you purchase one of the 2,354 stars or other celestial features of the Spitz 512 planetarium projector, you are supporting youth programming. Your star purchase is a tax-deductible gift to help underwrite free educational programming in the planetarium for children from local schools. For every star purchased, you will receive… Information about your star and its location in • our universe • A personalized certificate with a beautiful crystal star Prices Stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25 Planets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $500 The moon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sold The sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,000 Aurora Borealis . . . . . . . . . . . $1,000 Meteor shower . . . . . . . . . . . $1,000 Constellations . . . . . . . . . . . .Prices vary (if available) Other SFCC Services FOR INFORMATION, CALL 505-428-1744 OR EMAIL JUAN.ALVAREZDELCASTI@SFCC.EDU www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 37 SFCC’S CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR GREEN BUILDING & ENERGY EFFICIENCY In 2012 Santa Fe Community College was awarded funding to become the state Center of Excellence for Green Building and Energy Efficiency. This has enabled SFCC to develop curricula and trainings to ensure that our workforce has access to the most up-to-date information in these fields. Trainings are often scheduled throughout the year on an as-needed basis, so please contact 505-428-1805 for more information about these classes. Green Building & Energy Efficiency BPI BUILDING ANALYST BPI ENVELOPE PROFESSIONAL HERS RATER CERTIFICATION BUILDING OPERATOR CERTIFICATION GREEN ADVANTAGE CERTIFICATION (RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL) THERMAL BYPASS AND ADVANCED FRAMING MOBILE TRAINING UNIT COURSES We can come to you with customized training packages that meet the specific needs of your business or rural community with our fully equipped mobile training rig. Please contact us to discuss your specific training needs and to determine if the mobile training unit can help. Suggested trainings: • Weatherization installer • Energy auditor • Facilities energy efficiency awareness For information about these classes, prices and schedules, contact Amanda Hatherly at 505-428-1805 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sfcc.edu/nm_energysmart_academy New Mexico Energy$mart Academy New Mexico Energy$mart Academy is one of the Department of Energy’s National Weatherization Training Centers and is accredited by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council for all programs We train for the four core weatherization jobs as determined by the Department of Energy. We are also a BPI Test Center for these four certifications. Other SFCC Services RETROFIT INSTALLER TECHNICIAN CREW LEADER ENERGY AUDITOR QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR For information about these classes, prices and schedules, contact Amanda Hatherly at 505-428-1805 or email@example.com, or visit www.sfcc.edu/nm_energysmart_academy 38 Call 505-428-1270 to register | www.sfcc.edu CAMPUS MAP www.sfcc.edu | Call 505-428-1270 to register 39 Campus Map Continuing Education 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887 Nonprofit Organization US Postage PAID Santa Fe Community College Produced by SFCC Marketing and Public Relations. SFCC is an equal opportunity/ADA-compliant institution. Empower Students, Strengthen Community. Empoderar los Estudiantes, Fortalecer la Comunidad.