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New classes begin January 24


Dazzling New Classes! Soap Making, page 9 with Tim Black Handcrafted soap was first documented in Babylon around 2800 B.C. While the methods may have slightly changed with time, this class will show you how to make cold-process soap the old-fashioned way — by hand. You will make a one-pound loaf of soap to take home and share with family and friends. Additionally, you will be provided with handouts and recipes for further soap making at home.

A Woman’s Power in Progress, page 12 with Elaine Taylor Take advantage of an opportunity to be inspired and motivated by a trained facilitator in women’s studies. Taylor will lead an open conversation about relationships and self-improvement of the mind, body, and spirit. Topics like self-esteem, setting boundaries and identifying personal belief systems will also be discussed. Begin a conversation to further explore who you are and what you desire from your life.

Alpaca Picnic, page 13 with Zia Bishoff and Lisa Robertson Discover the alpaca lifestyle through lecture and interactive experiences. Owners Zia and Lisa will share the history and background of alpacas as well as discuss the care, feeding and other costs of raising these amazing animals. Join us for hands-on fleece evaluations and show-ring demonstrations. You will have an opportunity to get up-close and pesonal with the alpacas to take pictures so bring a camera. The seminar will be followed by a picnic lunch (provided) in the barn, an optional felted soap craft activity and time to shop in the ranch store.

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Beginning Yoga, page 15 with Kate Hudak Get introduced to basic yoga postures or perfect your current yoga routine. A comprehensive explanation of postures and how they affect the body is given. Modifications into more advanced postures will be explained and encouraged also. This will be a great class to relax your pace and start your day.

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Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning invites you to join us for Learning without Borders!

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At the Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL), we believe in Learning without Borders. Whether your border is defined by distance, skill or the economy, we have a wide range of classes and programs to help you learn without borders. We offer classes in Sierra Vista, Douglas, Benson, Bisbee, Nogales, Tubac, and Willcox, plus more than 400 online courses and certification programs through ed2go (www.cochise.edu/cll) and U Got Class. Are you looking to become an expert or learn a new skill? We offer both introductory and advanced levels in many courses. We strive to educate our community through the best quality courses that are affordable to you!

Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Introduction to Computer Series for Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Adult Computer Series Encore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Computing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Professional Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Special Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Trips, Tours & Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Benson Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Online Career Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Community Outreach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Campus Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Registration Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Social Media Certificate Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .inside back cover

Custom Training Our mission is to bridge the gaps between the needs of the community, business and industry by offering unique educational opportunities, as well as innovative and tailored training solutions. We operate a state-of-the-art computer training lab and classroom, and we can deliver classes at customer sites as well. We offer training in Business Ethics, Customer Service, Social Media and computer classes such as Excel and QuickBooks. If we don’t currently offer a class, we can create a class tailored to your needs. Call us today! We always appreciate your feedback. If you have an idea for a class you would like to see in a future schedule, give us a call! Join us in the adventure of Lifelong Learning! Center for Lifelong Learning (520) 515-5492 or 1(800) 966-7943, Ext. 5492 training@cochise.edu or www.cochise.edu/cll

Secure the Early Bird Rate! Register at least seven days in advance of the class start date to receive a $5 Early Bird discount on classes with this icon . Early registration helps to ensure that your class will not cancel.

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Arts Conversational Spanish I with Lori Sizemore Acquire skills in conversational Spanish. This class is designed to make communication less stressful, whether you’re planning a trip to Latin America or simply getting to know a Spanishspeaking neighbor. Subjects include basic pronunciation and grammar, safe travel, accommodations, shopping, food, medical, business and social interactions. A variety of instructional materials will be used. Each class will allow time for students to practice their newly-acquired skills in practical situations. *Students must purchase the required textbook: Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary, 6th Edition, Published May 2012, ISBN # 978-1-74220-187-0, available at the Cochise College Bookstore for $8.99. Class has 12 sessions. Date Time Location Room Cost Tuesdays, Jan 29 — Apr 16 6 – 8 p.m. SVC 701 $175*

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Creative Watercolor for Beginners with Jennifer Hollingshead Take an artistic journey to explore your own painting style, whether realistic, fantasy, abstract, etc. You can learn how to mix primary colors to obtain secondary and tertiNEW ary colors as well as use complementary colors for contrast and tonal values. This class will also cover at least three different watercolor painting techniques and discuss the concepts of spatial perspective. *A list of required supplies will be emailed to you upon registration. Supplies can be purchased locally for approximately $20. Class has four sessions. Date Time Location Room Cost Tuesdays, Jan 29 — Feb 19 6 – 8 p.m. DC 2211 $59*

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Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People with Craig Coffman You don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano! In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. You can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session—any style, any key! For ages 13+. *There is a required fee of $29, for workbook and practice CD, to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Attend both Instant Piano and How to Play Piano by Ear for $69 plus workbook fees OR $39 per class. Keyboard not required. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 9 8:30 – 11 a.m. SVC 702 $39*

Introduction to Watercolor with Linda Feltner Paint with fun and confidence! Demonstrations and hands-on exercises create confidence in using different kinds of washes and brushwork. Create a variety of edges and mix color with a limited palette. *A list of required supplies will be emailed to you upon registration. A brush, paint and paper kit can be purchased from the Center for Lifelong Learning in Sierra Vista for $50, limited number available. Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Feb 9 and Sunday, Feb 10 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. SVC 404 $79*

How to Play Piano by Ear with Craig Coffman Expand your musical horizons, free yourself from sheet-music dependence and be the life of the party! You can learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. This class is about practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. *There is a required fee of $29, for workbook and practice CD, to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Attend both Instant Piano and How to Play Piano by Ear for $69 plus workbook fees OR $39 per class. Keyboard not required. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 9 12:15 – 2:45 p.m. SVC 702 $39*

Intermediate Watercolors with Linda Feltner Go beyond basic washes and brushwork. Use your experience with watercolor painting to apply traditional techniques by following progressive steps to paint still life subNEW jects and landscapes. You will study the effects of light and atmosphere on form, use the strengths of composition, explore color harmony, positive and negative shapes, and rhythms of light and dark. Feltner will demonstrate and share her favorite techniques which make watercolor painting fun and enjoyable. *A list of required supplies will be emailed to you upon registration. A brush, paint and paper kit can be purchased from the Center for Lifelong Learning in Sierra Vista for $50, limited number available. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 2 and Sunday, Mar 3 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. SVC 404 $79*

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Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People with Craig Coffman This crash course will show you some basic chords and FAVE get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+. *There is a required fee of $29, for workbook and practice DVD, to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Bring an acoustic guitar. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 9 3 – 5:30 p.m. SVC 702 $39*

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Introduction to Computers Series for Adults Practical information and useful techniques for beginning computer users will be presented by Sean Trachtman at the Sierra Vista Campus and Mary Fogleman at the Douglas Campus. Classes are hands-on with one student to a computer. Open discussion and questions are encouraged. Each class costs $39 or you can take all nine classes in the series for a total cost of $99. Early Bird discount applies only when classes are taken individually. No class in Douglas on March 19.

Surfing for Seniors Learn about tips and tricks to make more effective searches and navigate the Internet like a pro. This class can give you more confidence to surf the Web efficiently. Date Time Location Room Cost 703 $39 Thursday, Feb 14 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC Tuesday, Feb 26 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39 Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part 1 Get acquainted with entering text, editing and selecting text, using toolbars and drop-down menus, formatting documents, and saving, opening and printing documents. Strongly recommended for those who wish to attend Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part 2. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Feb 21 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Mar 15 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39 Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part 2 Take a more in-depth look at formatting, cut and paste, drag and drop and spell check in Microsoft Word 2010. Strongly recommended for those who wish to attend Getting Creative in Word. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Feb 28 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Mar 12 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39 Word Graphics Explore the use of clip art, graphics, pictures and WordArt to enhance the look of any Microsoft Word document. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Mar 7 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Mar 26 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39

Introduction to Personal Computers This is a hands-on beginning class. Discussion includes parts of a computer, computer terminology, mouse skills and how and what to buy. Previous knowledge of computers is not required. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Jan 24 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Feb 5 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39

Using Email You will be introduced to email and learn how to type, edit, send and receive email, delete unwanted mail, create contacts, use the address book and send attachments. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Mar 14 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Apr 2 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39

Introduction to Windows Build a foundation for using Microsoft Windows 7. Discussion includes functions of the desktop start menu, shortcuts, as well as controlling program windows. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Jan 31 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Feb 12 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39

File Management Take the mystery out of managing your files. This course will give you in-depth training in the different levels used in the file system for Microsoft Windows 7. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Mar 21 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Apr 9 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39

Introduction to the World of the Internet Designed for first-time Internet users and novices, this workshop explains what the Internet is and how to use the Internet Explorer program. Strongly recommended for those who wish to attend Surfing for Seniors. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Feb 7 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Tuesday, Feb 19 5 – 8 p.m. DC 219 $39

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Adult Computer Series Encore Applaud yourself, you learned a lot in the Introduction to Computers Series for Adults. Get ready to take those learned skills to a higher level. Continue with the Adult Computer Series Encore. Each class costs $39, or you can take all four classes in the Encore for a total cost of $120. Early Bird discount applies only when classes are taken individually. More Topics in Windows 7 with Sean Trachtman Make the most of your Microsoft Windows 7 environment! Customize your power settings, add gadgets, choose your screen saver, and adjust your screen resolution. These are just a few of the techniques you can learn in this class. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Mar 28 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 More Topics in Word with Sean Trachtman Move beyond the basics! This course is designed for the “graduate” of An Introduction to Computer Series for Adults who wants to expand understanding of Microsoft Word 2010. You will be shown how to customize and manipulate the Word environment and explore some advanced features. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Apr 4 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Getting Creative in Word with Carol Downey Put your acquired Word skills to practical use! This class will use advanced applications in Microsoft Word 2010 to create a flyer that is simple, informative and eye-catching. Participants need skills in Word before taking this class. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Apr 11 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39 Upgrading and Managing Your Computer with Sean Trachtman Determine what’s in your computer system and learn how to manage it more effectively! Topics include general maintenance and upkeep of PCs; installing new software; deleting unwanted software; and backing up your data. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Apr 18 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $39

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Computing Gain knowledge about computer software applications that can enable you to enhance your personal performance. Our computer classes are taught in a state-of-the-art classroom and are designed for you to become more efficient and effective in your computer environment.

PowerPoint 2010 with Sean Trachtman Explore the powerful capabilities of PowerPoint! You will be shown how to plan, develop and prepare graphic presentations; become familiar with the use of multimedia, screen show controls, and team review features; as well as charting, graphing, graphics and auto clipart. Date Time Location Room Cost Tuesday, Feb 19 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79

Excel 2010 Series with Sean Trachtman Improve your skills in Excel 2010 with this three-part series. Part 1 is a basic introduction to Excel. Topics include using toolbars and worksheets; selecting cells and entering data; creating spreadsheets and formulas; formatting cells; handling and saving files. Part 2 builds on your skills from Part 1. It covers worksheet tables; selecting and formatting objects; text boxes, shapes and charts; conditional formatting and printing tips. Part 3 moves on to advanced Excel skills. You can learn to create macros, develop multi-sheet and multi-file formulas, and discover pivot tables. Date Time Location Room Cost Part 1: Tuesday, Jan 29 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79 Part 2: Tuesday, Feb 5 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79 Part 3: Tuesday, Feb 12 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79

Access 2010 Series with Sean Trachtman Grow your Access skills and harness the power of a database with this four-part series. Part 1 will help you understand the parts of and how to design a database. It covers Access toolbars, data types and tables, formatting the appearance of the data and setting relationships and properties. Part 2 builds on skills from Part 1 and will further cover action and select queries, combo boxes, and reports. Part 3 will enhance your report skills through grouping, concatenation and sub-reports, as well as import data to Excel. Part 4 will fine-tune your Access experience by understanding naming conventions, sub-forms, command buttons, macros and summary queries. Date Time Location Room Cost Part 1: Tuesday, Feb 26 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79 Part 2: Tuesday, Mar 5 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79 Part 3: Tuesday, Mar 12 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79 Part 4: Tuesday, Mar 19 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79

iNow Own an iPad - What Do iNeed to Know? with Grace Mah Bring your iPad to this hands-on workshop. Topics covered will include basic setup, using the Internet, exploring FAVE and organizing apps, checking email, listening to music, viewing photos, watching movies, taking photos, shooting video and making a Facetime call. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 6 2 – 4 p.m. SVC 702 $29

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Computing QuickBooks I and II with Bob Mucci This two-day class offers beginning and intermediate training, including company and vendor setup, inventory control, using registers, reports, payroll, chart of accounts, purchase orders and writing invoices. Each class will include four hours of instruction time and two hours of hands-on practice for your specific needs. Date Time Location Room Cost Monday Mar 11 and Tuesday, Mar 12 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. DC 219 $139 Monday, Apr 8 and Wednesday, Apr 10 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. SVC 703 $139 Adobe PhotoShop CS6 with Ron Hyde Produce powerful eye-catching images right from your desktop! This full-day workshop demonstrates how to touch-up distressed photographs, colorize gray scale images, and use layers and filters to create special effects. You will have ample time to ask questions and learn via hands-on experience. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 23 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 703 $79 iPhoto Magic with Heather Dodge You can learn how to create and publish a beautiful book of photos with narrative in this class, taught by professional writer and art director, Heather Dodge. Bring a USB NEW drive with 30-40 photos of an event, special people or pets that you'd like to share with friends and family. You can learn how to select, resize and place photos for best storytelling and write compelling and fun commentary to complete your photo storybook, perfect for gift giving. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Apr 6 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. SVC 408 $39

Welcome to Macintosh™, Part 1 with Sid Downey Get acquainted with the basics of your Mac! Your instructor will begin a thorough tour of your Mac operating system, system preferences, file management and the dock and its purpose. This class is for the beginner who needs help in understanding how to get started in the user-friendly world of Macintosh. Date Time Location Room Cost Friday, Mar 22 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 408 $39 Welcome to Macintosh™, Part 2 with Sid Downey Continue your tour of the Mac! Your instructor will carry on with a more detailed explanation of your operating system, system preferences, file management and the dock and its purpose. This class is a continuation of Welcome to Macintosh, Part 1. It is for the beginner who needs help in understanding how to function more efficiently in the user-friendly world of Macintosh. Date Time Location Room Cost Friday, Mar 29 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 408 $39

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Getting to Know Picasa with Sean Trachtman Download free software for use on your digital photos! In this entry-level-plus class, you can learn how to use a simple, yet feature-packed photo software for digital images. There are many tools to help you organize, touch up, crop and apply special effects to your digital photos and scanned images. Basic computer skills are required. There will be a one-hour lunch break. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Apr 25 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. SVC 703 $59

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Cooking For the Love of Chocolate Series – Session 3 with Executive Pastry Chef Sue Makin You won’t want to miss the third session of our “For the Love of Chocolate” series. Executive Pastry Chef, Sue Makin is back with even more new chocolate delights to enjoy. With NEW more than 30 years in the hotel industry, she will show you how to dazzle your loved ones for years to come. You can learn to make easy work of the most difficult desserts. You can taste 15 of these fantastic chocolate desserts, including truffles, mousse, bombs and others. Tell a friend and sign up today! *There is a required $10 grocery fee to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Club address: 405 Arizona Street, Bisbee. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 2 1 – 4 p.m. Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee * Kitchen $39*

Jam Making 101 with Marguerite Connors Wow! Mouth-watering homemade jam on a piece of toast or peanut butter and jelly sandwich! Spring provides us with plenty of fruit choices for making fresh jams and preserves. You can learn how to safely preserve your jam by using the water bath technique. You can learn how to make jams with a seasonal fruit and take a container home with you. *There is a required $5 grocery fee to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Apr 6 9 a.m. – Boys & Girls Club 12 p.m. of Bisbee * Kitchen $39*

Thai Cooking with Tetima Parnprome Explore different ways to blend and balance the varied flavors of Thai cooking to create a stimulating array of unique tastes. Thai cooking is a simple, creative process that’s a lot of fun. Join us as we prepare and enjoy an authentic Thai meal. *There is a required $10 grocery fee to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Feb 9 1 – 4 p.m. Fort Huachuca Bldg. 21112 $39* Mexican Taquiza with Karla Gomez Host your own Mexican taco celebration, or Taquiza. This class will show you how. Your instructor, a native of Mexico with culinary arts experience, will start the party by NEW teaching you how to prepare and season beef for tacos. Next, you can learn to make delicious flour tortillas, plus three different kinds of salsa that will perfectly complement the meal. *There is a required $10 grocery fee to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Club address: 405 Arizona Street, Bisbee. Date Time Location Room Cost Boys & Girls Club Saturday, Mar 16 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. of Bisbee * Kitchen $39*

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Soap Making with Tim Black Handcrafted soap was first documented in Babylon around 2800 B.C. While the methods may have slightly changed with time, this class will show you how to make coldNEW process soap the old-fashioned way — by hand. You will make a one-pound loaf of soap to take home and share with family and friends. Additionally, you will be provided with handouts and recipes for further soap making at home. *There is a required $15 kit fee to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Students must wear long sleeve shirts and long pants. No open-toe shoes. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 16 3 – 6 p.m. SVC 1103 $55* and Sunday, Feb 17 3 – 5 p.m.

Fabulous Faux – Metallics, Tuscan, Classic with Linda Coffman Save money! Professional faux painter Linda Coffman will demonstrate an easier, faster way for beginners to use a patterned basecoat tool to replicate Old World, classic, romantic or stone-like looks on your walls. Have fun with metallics to get that extra “wow” factor. You can learn how to make your own glaze, have perfect edges, make a switch plate look like rubbed bronze and finish your look with aging tips. *There is a required $29 fee, for a kit that uses a custom roller, pan and DVD, to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Attend both Fabulous Faux – Metallics, Tuscan, Classic and Fabulous Faux – Suede, Rustic, Modern for $69 plus workbook fee OR $39 per class. Date Saturday, Mar 9

Making Jewelry with Linda Riggs Join in the fun! Discern how to identify different stones and beads to make a beautiful piece of jewelry. Riggs will demonstrate how to make earrings, necklaces or bracelets. Your unique creations will make a great gift. *There is a required $15 kit fee to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 16 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. SVC 701 $25*

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Fabulous Faux – Suede, Rustic, Modern with Linda Coffman Achieve a soft blend of colors on your wall! From rustic western, warm southwestern to sleek modern and even children's rooms, there is an easier, "ulcer-free" way by using a special roller, paint and glaze. Watch a professional and you can learn how to transform a single wall into a personal statement. Bring a paint shirt and gain ideas for your project. *There is a required $29 fee, for a kit that uses a custom roller, pan and DVD, to be paid to the instructor at the beginning of class. Attend both Fabulous Faux – Metallics, Tuscan, Classic and Fabulous Faux – Suede, Rustic, Modern for $69 plus workbook fee OR $39 per class. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 9 1 – 3:30 p.m. SVC 404 $39*

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Professional Development Estate Planning with Paul W. Melo Start early and take steps to protect your estate! Receive information about the basics of estate planning from Paul W. Melo, an experienced local attorney. Part 1 will cover medical, mental and property power of attorney and living wills. Part 2 will cover last will and probate. Part 3 will cover living trusts and other tools of estate planning. Date Time Location Room Cost Part 1: Wednesday, Jan 30 10 – 11 a.m. SVC 702 $19 Part 2: Wednesday, Feb 6 10 – 11 a.m. SVC 702 $19 Part 3: Wednesday, Feb 13 10 – 11 a.m. SVC 702 $19 Essential Steps to Hiring the Right Person with Kathleen Bullock Today’s competitive job market requires efficient hiring practices. It’s more important than ever to effectively interview candidates and hire the right person. This workshop will teach powerful interviewing techniques allowing for more control of the process. Discover why it is important to make hiring selections based on facts and not on gut feeling alone. Improve awareness about which questions cannot be legally asked in the interview process. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Jan 30 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. SVC 702 $45

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Effective Business Communications with David Tyler Establish credibility with the help of effective communications. Learn the communications process, particular NEW challenges within a multi-cultural environment and how to overcome communication barriers. Your instructor will lead a dynamic, interactive discussion that will help improve both your written and verbal communications. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 6 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. SVC 702 $45 Researching the Grant Opportunity with Jay Lane Get started with the research―the first of three sessions in a grant writing series. This class will be dedicated to research on local, state, federal and private funding opportunities. Students will be shown how to obtain the necessary information in order to match their organization's needs to potential funding agencies. There will be time to explore the thousands of federal and private foundation sites, as well as examine the state and local funding possibilities. At the end of the class, every student will have selected a grant agency and conducted the necessary research in order to match their organization's needs with that of the funder. In the next session, the grant application writing process will begin. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 6 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $59

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Professional Development Developing the Grant Application with Jay Lane Focus on the basic concepts of every application process in this second session in the grant writing series. Students will conduct research on demographic information, as well as other critical resources that are generally required in a basic grant application. Throughout the class, each individual student will begin preparing a grant application using the most appropriate narrative descriptions, need and problem statements and effective work plans. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 13 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $59 Completing the Grant Application with Jay Lane Complete your individual application in this final session in the grant writing series. A peer review and discussion session, along with individual instruction will occur. All aspects of budgeting and evaluation of grant applications will be discussed. Finally, the class will be given information on what occurs after a grant award is received, the proper way of dealing with staff, as well as reporting and compliance issues. By the end of this final session, you can have a completed grant application prepared and ready to send to a grant agency. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 20 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 703 $59 Business Ethics – The Great Dilemma with Margarita Fate It is increasingly important to develop ethical decision making in the workplace, but it is not always easy to handle. NEW Tackle tricky situations using a decision framework to identify, analyze and control ethical issues. Your instructor will use contemporary ethical and moral problems to engage class discussion. In particular, you can learn when situations should be reported and how to develop an ethical climate. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 20 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. SVC 702 $45 Fundamentals of Effective Supervision with David Tyler Learn about the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to be an effective supervisor and leader. Discover how to motivate others in the workplace and transform your management style. Your instructor is a leader and trainer with 25 years of experience in government and private sector. Tyler will help you understand the importance of individual strengths and how to effectively communicate your goals to focus the team. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Mar 6 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. SVC 702 $45

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Project Management: Tools Anyone Can Use at Work with Kathleen Bullock Restructure your work through project management tools and techniques anyone can use! Plan, organize and control workflow in different ways to achieve better outcomes NEW with less stress. If you do not work in a project management environment, this class can show you new techniques to accomplish more. This class can especially benefit small business owners and those in management positions. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 27 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. SVC 702 $45 Get Paid to Talk: Make Money with Your Voice with Voice Coaches Discover how to be successful and make a great living through voice-over work for television, film, radio, the Internet and more. Learn about the basics, including preparing the allimportant demo! You’ll even record a commercial with our Voicecoaches.com producer. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Apr 17 6:30 – 9 p.m. SVC 702 $29

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Special Interest Death at Desert One – After Action Analysis of the Iran Hostage Rescue with Glenn Minnuth In April 1980, the U.S. launched a top secret “Delta Force” mission to liberate 50 American hostages from the American Embassy in downtown Tehran. Eight U.S servicemen tragically lost their lives after the mission was aborted early. This presentation examines the planning and decision making processes leading up to the staging of the raid, as well as the execution and “fog of war” experienced after the start of this daring extended mission. Learn why the mission failed and how it was only a small part of a much larger scheme to influence Iran’s destiny. The conclusions of the Holloway Commission are outlined, as well as the post mission desperate USAF special program attempt to develop a new technology to pluck the hostages out of downtown Tehran and its premature failure. Date Time Location Room Cost Wednesday, Feb 13 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. SVC 702 $19 Home Repairs Made Easy with Professional Building Contractor Kenneth Dalesio Discover your inner handy-man or handy-woman! Your instructor will walk you through the step-by-step procedures of minor home repairs, such as the appropriate and efficient way to clean gutters, replacing door knobs, the many handy uses of caulking, painting the easy way, and how to fix broken windows, stucco and drywall. This class is designed to help you develop new, easy and money-saving skills which will be invaluable in the future. Class has six sessions. *No class on February 18, Presidents’ Day. Date Time Location Room Cost Mondays, Feb 4 – Mar 18* 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. SVC 702 $55 Writing Memoir: Unearthing Our Life Stories with Beth Orozco Find your voice while writing your personal experiences though the elements of fiction and creative nonficNEW tion. Create stories that are vivid and interesting to share and reflect. Your instructor will encourage students to share their experiences in a collaborative setting. Class has four sessions. Date Time Location Room Cost Tuesdays, Feb 5 – 26 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 702 $39 A Woman’s Power in Progress with Elaine Taylor Take advantage of an opportunity to be inspired and motivated by a trained facilitator in women’s studies. Taylor will lead an open conversation about relationships NEW and self-improvement of the mind, body and spirit. Topics like self-esteem, setting boundaries and identifying personal belief systems will also be discussed. Begin a conversation to further explore who you are and what you desire from your life. Date Time Location Room Cost Tuesday, Feb 12 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. SVC 702 $19 C E N TER

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Journal to Self-Discovery with Lucinda Sage-Midgorden Life throws us curve balls from time to time, and we ask ourselves, where do I go from here? If you truly want an answer, this class will introduce the journal method as a tool for enhanced creativity and self-discovery. We all have inner intelligence. Keeping a journal can help you “hear” that intelligence. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Feb 21 1 – 5 p.m. SVC 702 $29 Geocaching–A Contemporary Scavenger Hunt with Teresa Price Get involved in the new millennium version of the traditional scavenger hunt—geocaching! In geocaching, the geocachers (that’s you and me) use GPS coordinates to locate cleverlyhidden containers, called caches…millions of them all over the globe…even underwater! Anywhere you travel, you can enjoy the fun of the search, the logging of your finds and connecting with geocachers all over the world! Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 23 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 702 $29 Writing Plot and Character from an Actor’s Point of View with Lucinda Sage-Midgorden Acquire insight about theater artists and how they must learn to analyze the script to do service to the production. Learning a bit about how artists create characters and analyze plot to bring out the themes of the play can be helpful to you, the writer. Some questions we’ll explore: Who are my characters? How do I make them distinct individuals? What motivates characters to act as they do? Students need to watch or read “To Kill a Mockingbird” before class. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Apr 11 1 – 5 p.m. SVC 702 $29

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Trips, Tours and Nature Hawks, Eagles and Allies with Jeff Babson Join Jeff Babson of Sky Island Tours to explore the North American diversity of hawks and eagles in their southern Arizona winter home. Do you have trouble separating a NEW Swainson’s Hawk from a Red-tail? We investigate the tricky identification challenges that these birds present and take a close look at the classification, lifestyles, and conservation of our raptors. We will also discuss the best sites in Southern Arizona for observing raptors. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Feb 7 6 – 8 p.m. SVC 702 $19 The Language of the Land: An Introduction to Animal Tracks and Signs with Vince Pinto Get acquainted with the secret language of the land. This class combines a field trip to the San Pedro River with interacNEW tive classroom lecture, to help you build a set of skills aimed at identifying wildlife by their tracks and signs. In the end, you’ll be amazed at all that you’ve been missing and how much you can now read from the landscape! *There is a required tracking kit fee of $25 due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Students should wear weather appropriate clothing, sunscreen, hat and walking shoes. Bring a sack lunch and water. Students will meet in Parking Lot D to carpool to the San Pedro River. After lunch, you will return to the college for a classroom lecture. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 16 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. SVC* 1108 $ 49*

Alpaca Picnic with Zia Bishoff and Lisa Robertson Discover the alpaca lifestyle through lecture and interactive experiences. Owners Zia and Lisa will share the history and background of alpacas as well as discuss the care, NEW feeding and other costs of raising these amazing animals. Join us for hands-on fleece evaluations and showring demonstrations. You will have an opportunity to get up-close and personal with the alpacas to take pictures so bring a camera. The seminar will be followed by a picnic lunch in the barn, an optional felted soap craft activity and time to shop in the ranch store. Students must wear comfortable “ranch” clothing and closed shoes. No open-toe shoes or heels. Wear weather appropriate clothing, a jacket is recommended. Picnic lunch will be provided as part of the class. *Ranch address: 6867 Vista Bonita, Hereford, AZ. Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Mar 2 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Red Lake Ranch* $40 Meet Our Aquifer with Sandy Kunzer Separate water fact from fiction with a classroom and field overview of the hydrologic cycle and the variety of earth materials that form our aquifer, how they were formed and some of the difficulties and opportunities that those materials present to those of us living in the San Pedro Valley. Class starts with a one-hour lecture, field trip will follow. Individuals should be able to walk with minimal assistance over uneven, sandy and rocky ground and around thorny brush. Individuals will be required to climb and descend one set of steep, rock-supported stairs and cross one barbed wire fence. Bring a sack lunch and water. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 9 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. SVC 701 $65 A Naturalist’s Saunter in Sycamore Canyon with Vince Pinto Discover a wonderland of strange rocks, colorful birds, intriguing plants, and remote wilderness during this one-day field trip where you will explore sublime Sycamore Canyon in the Pajarita Mountains near the Mexican border. NaturalNEW ist and Wildlife Biologist Vincent Pinto will be your guide as you wind your way through this beautiful canyon, which contains a permanent stream and native fish. Students should wear weather appropriate clothing, sunscreen, hat and walking shoes. Bring a sack lunch and water. Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Mar 16 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sierra Vista Campus, Parking Lot D $69

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Murray Springs Megafauna Fossils and Clovis Early Man with Glenn Minuth Expand your knowledge of pre-historic times in the San Pedro Valley via this combination lecture and field trip. Class will begin with an in-depth explanation on the Plio-Pleistocene fauna, presented by geomorphologist Glenn Minuth. After the lecture, visit Murray Springs, a significant archeology site containing excavations that revealed megafauna fossils of large, extinct Ice Age animals. The causes of extinction remain of considerable interest to paleontologists who have suggested that climatic fluctuations, human hunting, human habitat alteration or a blending of these three were responsible. Paleontologists continue researching these Ice Age mammals and how many of these creatures coexisted with humans towards the end of the Pleistocene. Students should bring water and wear weather appropriate clothing, sunscreen, hat and walking shoes. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Mar 23 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 702 $35 Military Staff Ride: Fort Bowie and the Apache Campaign with Glenn Minuth Explore military and Native American history via a day trip and short hike to Fort Bowie and Apache Pass. You will see the actual spring at the pass which caused the conflict, examine the old fort, and discuss tactical issues in contrast to the new fort. Also along the way, we’ll stop at the Butterfield Stage Station, a local period cemetery, the Indian Agency and a bonus stop at an earthquake fault that crosses our trail. This hike is two miles round trip (rated easy by the Park Service) with no more than a few hundred feet vertical relief. Bring a sack lunch, hat, sunscreen, walking shoes and canteens or bottles (water will be provided to refill containers). Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Apr 6 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sierra Vista Campus, Parking Lot D $85

Spring Vegetable Gardening with Elly Stavarek Spring is here! It’s time to start preparing vegetable beds for spring and summer crops. This class will focus on organic FAVE soil amendments using compost and cover crops. Keep your plants healthy throughout the season using organic fertilizer methods and pest management. Class will also cover how to create and maintain a compost pile. Wear appropriate clothing and bring pen and paper for note taking. *Directions to instructor’s home will be given when you register. Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Apr 6 8 – 11 a.m. Instructor’s Garden in Sierra Vista* $29

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El Presidio Terrenate with Rebecca Orozco New excavations at this archaeological site are revealing a very different perspective than when Charles Di Peso, of the Amerind Foundation, dug portions of it more than 70 years ago. New room alignments have been exposed and evidence provides a different perspective on the way houses were constructed. We also have new information on the myth of Terrenate as the Kino-period Sobaipuri site of Quiburi. After touring El Presidio, class will visit the Amerind Museum and enjoy a lunch break. Bring a sack lunch, hat, water, sunscreen and walking shoes. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Apr 13 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. SVC 701 $59

Container Gardening with Henry Haros You don’t have to give up a plentiful garden because you may be short on space. You can still enjoy the colors, beauty NEW and bounty of a garden by using a variety of containers. Haros will use lecture and examples to cover the basics of growing ornamentals and edible plants in containers. Other topics will include plant selection, watering, maintenance and composing an 8” container of flowers. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Apr 13 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 702 $19 Prospecting with veteran prospector Tom Tierney Cash in with the sport of weekend prospecting – the history of prospecting, gold identification and the rock FAVE formations associated with gold, gold recovery and more. Travel to the hills to test your skills at a placer gold claim and use prospecting equipment in a hands-on demonstration. *Classes 1 and 2 meet in the classroom, class 3 is a field trip to Ash Canyon and class 4 is an equipment demo. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturdays, Apr 20 – May 11* 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. SVC 701 $49 Things with Wings with Pamela Mowbray-Graeme Bees, bats and butterflies all take to the skies on a mission to pollinate plants and get food. You can discover their NEW biology and natural history through a one-hour lecture which will be followed by a two-part field trip to see gardens, hummingbirds and a beekeeper. The goal of this class is to learn and understand the role pollinators play in our environment. This class is not recommended for individuals who are allergic or fearful of bees. Participants should wear weatherappropriate attire, walking shoes, sun protection, water, snacks and a sack lunch. Binoculars and a walking stick are recommended. Date Time Location Cost Saturday, Apr 27 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sierra Vista Campus, Parking Lot D $45

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Wellness Zumba Fitness PM with Gina Reyes When you see a Zumba class in action, you will want to give it a try. Our class features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’re getting fit and your energy levels are soaring! There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, often building a deep-rooted community among returning students. *Class has 11 sessions. Date Time Location Cost Tuesdays, Jan 29 – Apr 9* 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. SVC Fitness Center $69 Weighted Hula Hoops Fitness with Karla Hansen from Fitness World, LLC Reset your core with cardio, strength, and balance! Hula Hoops help work the whole body, from head to toe, back and abs, hips and thighs. Laugh, sweat, lose weight, gain posture and improve stability. You can ‘hoop it up’ and burn 250 – 600 calories an hour! Hansen will show you how to slowly burn fat away with endurance training and intense interval bursts. You will also use additional methods of circuit training with stretch bands, wrist, ankle weights, steps, arcs, pods and music. *Class has 10 sessions. Date Time Location Cost Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan 29 – Feb 28* 12 – 1 p.m. SVC Fitness Center $63 Stretchercize with Lucy Shaver This classic course has developed a program ideal for stretching, flexing, maintaining, and toning your muscles as you get ready for the day! This is a semester-long (16 weeks) class but you can join at any time. Bring your own mat. *No class on Monday, February 18, Presidents’ Day. Date Time Location Cost Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays Feb 4 – Apr 25* 7:20 – 8:20 a.m. SVC Fitness Center $13 Beginning Yoga with Kate Hudak Get introduced to basic yoga postures or perfect your current yoga routine. A comprehensive explanation of postures and how they affect the body is given. Modifications NEW into more advanced postures will be explained and encouraged also. This will be a great class to relax your pace and start your day. Bring your own mat. *Class has 11 sessions. Date Time Location Cost Wednesdays and Fridays, Feb 6 – Mar 13* 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. SVC Fitness Center $69

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Let’s Salsa! with Tanya Biami Dance to enhance fitness, memory and rhythm. You can learn basic salsa steps to dynamic Latin beats. You will practice moves and combinations in a class filled with steps, spins and smiles. *No class on Wednsday, March 13. Class has nine sessions. Date Time Location Cost Wednesdays, Feb 6 – Apr 10* 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. SVC Student Union $55 American Tribal Style Belly Dance with Libbie Greene Live to Dance, Dance to Live! Discover an art form that is friendly for all ages, shapes and sizes. American Tribal Style FAVE Belly Dance is a fusion of Egyptian, Turkish, Flamenco and Persian belly dance that is totally improvisational. This is a powerful woman’s dance that embraces and celebrates your inner self. *No class on February 28. Class has 11 sessions. Date Time Location Cost Thursdays, Feb 7 – Apr 25* 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. SVC Fitness Center $69 Reflexology with Opal Knowles Use reflexology as a natural touch therapy that you can easily learn to help yourself and family have better health. What hurts in the body shows up in the ‘body maps’ on the feet and hands as tender spots or points. You will learn where NEW those are and how to use specific finger and hand techniques to help relieve their discomfort until a medical visit can be made. Students will be touching/working on other classmates during this class, therefore, partners are encouraged. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturdays, Feb 9 and 23 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. SVC 701 $45 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) New Certification with Neil Gago Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of a witnessed adult ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. This course covers the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest. Other essentials of the course are contained in the 10 core ACLS cases: respiratory arrest, pulseless ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) treated with an AED, VF/VT refractory to initial defibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, asystole, acute coronary syndromes, bradycardia, stable tachycardia, unstable continued

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tachycardia and acute ischemic stroke. Students successfully completing the knowledge and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of this AHA course are eligible to receive the ACLS course completion card. *This is a two-day class. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday and Friday, Jan 24 and 25* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $175 Thursday and Friday, Feb 14 and 15* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $175 Thursday and Friday, Apr 4 and 5* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $175 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification with Neil Gago Get recertified and refresh your knowledge about the skills necessary to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of a witnessed adult ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. This course covers the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest. Other essentials of the course are contained in the 10 core ACLS cases: respiratory arrest, pulseless ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) treated with an AED, VF/VT refractory to initial defibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, asystole, acute coronary syndromes, bradycardia, stable tachycardia, unstable tachycardia and acute ischemic stroke. Students successfully completing the knowledge and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of this AHA course are eligible to receive the ACLS course completion card. *This is a one-day class. Date Time Location Room Cost Friday, Mar 22* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $125 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) New Certification with Neil Gago The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course presents the American Heart Association's standards and guidelines for management of the pediatric patient in respiratory distress, shock and/or cardiopulmonary failure. Lecture and lab simulations are used to promote effective learning of essential skills. Persons who successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of this AHA course are eligible to receive the PALS course completion card. *This is a two-day class. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday and Friday, Jan 10 and 11* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $175

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Recertification with Neil Gago Get recertified! The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course presents the American Heart Association's standards and guidelines for management of the pediatric patient in respiratory distress, shock and/or cardiopulmonary failure. Lecture and lab simulations are used to promote effective learning of essential skills. Persons who successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of this AHA course are eligible to receive the PALS course completion card. *This is a one-day class. Date Time Location Room Cost Friday, Feb 1* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $125 Friday, Apr 19* 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SVC 702 $125

American Heart Association — Heartsaver Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers with Neil Gago Basic life support will cover CPR for adult, infant and child as well as the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in accordance with AHA guidelines. Core material covered will be: adult, child, and infant CPR, ventilations with a barrier device, 1 and 2 rescuer techniques, use of the bag-valve mask, automated external defibrillation (AED), and aid for choking victims. First Aid is not covered in this course. Students successfully completing this course will qualify for a two-year certification. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturdays, Feb 2 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. SVC 702 $49 Saturday, Mar 2 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. SVC 702 $49 Saturday, Apr 6 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. SVC 702 $49 American Heart Association — Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) with Neil Gago Learn to manage illness and injuries within their first few minutes until professional help arrives. This class is for any person who wants to learn important life-saving skills or has a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. Course content includes general principles of CPR and AED, and first aid for medical and injury emergencies. Students successfully completing this course will qualify for a two-year certification. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 16 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. SVC 702 $69 Saturday, Mar 16 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. SVC 702 $69 Saturday, Apr 20 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. SVC 702 $69

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Starry Skies: Winter Astronomy in Arizona with Vince Pinto Casting your eyes upward to our winter skies you no doubt marvel at the beauty and mystery of the cosmos. Do you, however, know what you’re looking at? Is that a star or NEW planet? Is it a galaxy or a star cluster? What is the typical life of a star? These and many other questions will be explored in this journey into the amazing skies of southeastern Arizona. Amateur Astronomer Vincent Pinto will use a combination of high-tech equipment, as well as various myths associated with the constellations, to help you know your way around the night sky as never before. Date Time Location Room Cost Saturday, Feb 9 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Benson Center 113 $19

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Kartchner Caverns—Speleology Explained with Glenn Minuth Be part of a class that reveals the scientific principles of speleology (the study of caves) and the behind-the-scene development and exploration of Arizona’s latest gem. NEW Kartchner Caverns ranks within the top 10 caves in the U.S.—do you know why? You’ll hear about “the things they don’t tell you about on the tour”—the speleothemic significance of the features that make this a world-class cave and those features that were discovered for the first time on Earth. From the perspective of “the cave as ecosystem,” we’ll look behind the scenes at the results of research on the caves bedrock geology, geophysical investigations, hydrology, sedimentology, mineralogy, age dating of cave features, palynology (pollen) studies, animals that live in the cave and the microclimate of the cave itself. Instructor Glenn Minuth, intends this presentation to complement your understanding of the caverns in the context of hard science. Date Time Location Room Cost Thursday, Mar 7 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Benson Center 117 $19

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Online Career Training

Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning partners with ed2go to bring you affordable, online courses that offer you the advantage of learning without borders anywhere, anytime as long as you have access to a computer.

Categories include:

Our ed2go instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun and highly interactive. We have an ample online class menu of more than 300 courses that begin at a low cost of $89. They are in a convenient six-week format with new classes starting each month.

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Examples include: For more information, visit our website: www.cochise.edu/cll

The Craft of Magazine Writing with Eva Shaw, Ph.D. Turn your dreams into bylines and help yourself to a bright future as a magazine writer. It's fun, it's easy, and a great source of extra income. If you're a determined new writer, or if you haven't written for magazines in years, this class will jump start your career. You'll learn plenty of powerful brainstorming techniques designed to practically write every article for you. Date Time Cost Wednesday, Jan 16 Online for 6 weeks $89 Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach with Douglas Best Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology in a memorable and enjoyable fashion. Date Time Cost Wednesday, Jan 16 Online for 6 weeks $89

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Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning partners with ed2go-GES to prepare you for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with an affordable, selfpaced online Career Training Program. You can begin these comprehensive programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. All materials, workbooks, and software are included for each course. Programs are available in the following areas: • • • • • • • •

Business and Professional Health Care and Fitness Management and Corporate Media and Design Hospitality and Gaming Skilled Trades and Industrial IT and Software Development Sustainability

An example: Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2010 Master Get the training to become an administrative professional, and prepare to become a certified Microsoft Office 2010 Master at the same time. The Microsoft Office 2010 Master training will teach you how to use the entire suite of programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, while preparing you for certification. Date Time Cost Anytime Online 380 hours $1995

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Courses for K12 Teachers Gender in the Classroom Generational Learning Styles Online Learning and Teaching Social Media and Online Tools eMarketing and Social Media for Business eMarketing Essentials Improving Email Promotions Boosting your Web Site Traffic Online Advertising Social Media for Business Certificate Introduction to Social Media Integrating Social Media in your Organization Marketing Using Social Media Supervisory and Leadership Certificate Getting Green

An example: Designing Online Instruction with Rita Marie Conrad Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. Your instructor is co-author of the book “The Online Teaching Survival Guide,” which you will receive in the mail with this course. Date Time Cost Monday, Feb 11 – 15 Online $195

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Community Outreach MAKE OUR TEAM YOUR TEAM! FROM A TO Z, WE HAVE WHAT YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS TO SUCCEED. The Cochise College Small Business Development Center is staffed with professional business counselors, analysts and technology specialists who are dedicated to helping you succeed. Our partnerships with the SBA and the Association of Small Business Development Centers put nationwide resources within your reach.

Front: Rachael Norton, Administrative Assistant; Back: Cecilia Rivas Schuermann, International Trade Specialist; Mark Schmitt, Director; Bob Mucci, Business Analyst.

Due to funding from the SBA and Cochise College together with their continued commitment to community outreach, we provide without cost one-on-one business counseling. Our mission is to help small businesses in Cochise County achieve success. To accomplish this goal, we provide a variety of confidential services and referrals to smallbusiness owners and entrepreneurs in Cochise County. Our office is located on the Sierra Vista Campus of Cochise College although we extend outreach to all of Cochise County. We're here to help make your business a success, and through your success, help improve the economy of our communities. Call (520) 515-5478 or (800) 966-7943, Ext. 5478 to find out more or to make an appointment.

FREE HEALTHY LIVING WORKSHOP The Healthy Living workshop can teach you the skills you need to manage your chronic condition and get your life back. Supported by Arizona Department of Health Services, Cochise Health and Social Services and Wellness Depot-Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Location: Sierra Lutheran Church, 101 North Lenzner, Sierra Vista Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 22 - Feb. 26, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Contact Suzanne at 432-9493 for registration information.

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5 Easy Ways to Register 1• ONLINE Register anytime, day or night, online. Just go to www.cochise.edu/cll, click on “Classes,” and follow the prompts.

2 • PHONE Call (520) 515-5492 to register by phone using your credit card.

3 • WALK IN Drop by our office and register in person with one of our friendly staff members. We are located across from the library in Room 714 on the Sierra Vista Campus.

4 • SMARTPHONE Open a “barcode scanner” app on your smartphone or iPad, point your phone’s camera at the code, and scan.

5 • MAIL Fill out the registration form located inside the back cover, include payment, and mail to the address below. Classes that do not meet the minimum student requirement will be canceled before the actual class date. To ensure the class you desire to take will be a go, register early! Make check or money order payable to Cochise College and mail along with your registration to: Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning 901 N. Colombo Avenue Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 Special Needs: Anyone needing an accommodation in order to attend a class should contact the Office of Disability Services, at (520) 515-5337 or (520) 417-4023 at least 72 hours in advance. Groups/Organizations We will be glad to prepare a specially designed class, trip or training for your group or organization, call (520) 515-3636 or email training@cochise.edu. Class content can be tailored to your needs and held at your location or at Cochise College. Cancellation and Refund Policy: The Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning reserves the right to cancel course offerings with a full refund. Full refunds will be given to students who provide us with their cancellation notice five business days prior to the class start date. A $10 cancellation fee will be charged to late cancellations. If you see a class with this icon

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Social Media Certificate Program The Internet offers a multitude of free tools, but mastering the vast world of social media isn't easy. Learn to promote and market all aspects of a business more effectively in this six-course Social Media Certificate Program offered by the Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses should be taken in succession for a complete certificate. Basic computer knowledge is a necessity. By utilizing and integrating social media, you can expand your consumer audience, increase productivity and build relationships within the community. This program teaches skills that can be put to use in the workplace right away. Whether you've been asked to take on social media responsibilities as part of existing job requirements, you're looking to expand your resume, or you simply want to learn more about social media for personal use, the Social Media Certificate program will help you better understand how to successfully communicate in the everevolving Internet Age. Courses included in this certificate program are: Course 1 – Introduction to Social Media Course 2 – WordPress as a Social Media Tool Course 3 – Social Media and Web-based Marketing Course 4 – Integrating Video into Your Social Media Strategy Course 5 – Mobile marketing Course 6 – Capstone All courses are on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in room 703. Course 3 begins Jan. 8, 2013. Course 4 begins March 12, 2013. Each course costs $250.

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Upcoming Trips and Tours

The Language of the Land: An Intro to Animal Tracks and Signs — February 16 Alpaca Picnic — March 2 Meet Our Aquifer — March 9 A Naturalist’s Saunter in Sycamore Canyon — March 16 Murray Springs Megafauna Fossils and Clovis Early Man — March 23 Military Staff Ride: Fort Bowie and the Apache Campaign — April 6 Spring Vegetable Gardening — April 6 El Presidio Terrenate — April 13 Prospecting — April 20 Things with Wings — April 27

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Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning Winter 2013 Schedule