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Spring 2014

Continuing Education Class Schedule Personal and Professional Enrichment

Welcome to CCBC... Who Enrolls

Enrollment is limited. Please register early! Anyone 18 years of age or older is invited to enroll for adult classes. No previous background is required unless stated in the course description.


Non-credit classes do NOT earn college credit. The registration deadline for classes beginning the week of February 3 is January 29. For all other courses, you can register up until two weeks prior to the start date! REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014.


In certain courses, the purchase of books or manuals is required for maximum benefit. Students may make these purchases at the College Bookstore or online at

Business Professional..................................... Business & Professional.........................................4-5 Business & Entrepreneurial.......................................6 Personal Enrichment..................................... Computers & Technology......................................7-8 Culinary & Spirits..................................................9-10 Finances...................................................................... 11 Fine Arts & Crafting.................................................11 Fitness, Sports, & Recreation..................................12 Health & Wellness....................................................13 Home & Garden.......................................................14 Languages...................................................................15 Lifelong Learners......................................................16 Music & Dance..........................................................17 On The Road / Travel...............................................17 Special Interests..................................................18-19 Youth & Teens......................................................19-20 Corporate & Workforce Training..........................21 ed2go Online Training........................................22-23


To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Continuing Education Registration Procedures: Register by mail

1. Complete one registration form for each person. 2. Attached a check or money order payable to “CCBC” for class tuition and lab fees if applicable. Write your telephone number on your check. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH. 3. Mail the registration form and payment to: CCBC, Information & Registration Center 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 15061-2588 4. Cancelled checks and money order stubs will serve as your receipt. If you do not hear from the College, consider yourself registered; if there is a problem, the office will contact you.

Register in Person or by Phone (limit to two people per call) 1. In Person Registration: Information & Registration Center 2. Phone Registration: 724-480-3575. Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 3. Payment is due at the time of registration, Phone registration by credit cards only. • Note: If registering for others, please have home addresses, birth dates, and telephone number of applicants available. Registration and advance payments are required.

The registration deadline for classes beginning the week of February 3 is January 29. For all other course, you can register up until two weeks prior to the start date. REGISTRATION BEGINS Monday, January 6, 2014 Refund Policy

1. Refunds are available for pre-registered students under the following restrictions: a. 100% refund of tuition only, if written notification id received prior to the first class meeting.

b. 50% refund of the tuition only, if written notification is received prior to the second class meeting. Lab fees, which cover course material and technology costs, are non-refundable. No refunds after the second class meeting. Please allow 2-3 weeks for refund processing.

Senior Citizens

Tuition for PA resident students, age 65 years or older, will be waived for a majority of non-credit courses on a space available basis. Other costs (textbooks, lab fees, supplies, etc.) must be assumed by the individual.

Course Locations

All courses will be held on CCBC’s main campus (Monaca, PA) unless otherwise noted in the course description. Continuing Education classes do not earn college credit and are not listed on official college transcripts.











Any student who intends to drop a course must process with signature

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Business & Professional

Spring 2014


BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL Tuition waivers are not available for the courses below.

New Bullying in the Workplace for Supervisors OCCP57501

$39 + $5 Lab

Did you know that 37% of Americans have been bullied in the workplace and that this type of harassment is four times more common than illegal harassment? About 60% of bullies are men and 57% of targets are women. Learn the various forms of bullying and what can be done to create a bully-free work environment. Individuals with difficult personalities in the workplace are usually easy to identify. But it is often harder to take this a step further to stop bullies in their tracks. Learn practical approaches for dealing with bullies and steps for ensuring a safe and non-abusive work environment for all employees. 3 Hours. Fri., 3/7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

CompTIA’s A+ Certification OCCP06501

$1,995 + $200 Lab

This hands-on course is designed for the student who has minimal hardware experience and a strong desire to learn. Students will learn the components of a personal computer, how to install an operating system, and peripheral devices. Networks and security will be introduced along with some communication and professionalism discussions. Students will cover skills such as installation, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing, and performing preventive maintenance. This certification requires students to pass two supervised tests. Lab fee includes book and a tool kit. Prereq: knowledge of Windows operating system, Internet usage, and file management. 70 Hours-10 Weeks. Sat., 2/22-5/3 (no class 4/5), 8 a.m.-4 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B. Call 724-480-3451 for more details.

New Dealing with Workplace Violence OCCP57101

$65 + $4 Lab

This workshop is designed for safety and human resource personnel, managers, and supervisors. The course will provide specific strategies to help an organization deal with disruptive and violent situations should those occur in the workplace. This workshop will address the importance of planning, steps in the planning process, developing policies, policy statement content, warning signs of violence, indicators of potentially violent behavior, training (employees, supervisors, and incident response team members), security measures, fact finding/investigation, interview techniques, threat assessments, organizational recovery after an incident, and much more. 4 Hours. Fri., 2/21, 4 Hours. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. LRC, Room 9115.


GIS - Intro to ArcGIS & Mapping Techniques OCCP47301 $749 + $35 Lab The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the geospatial industry will need nearly 150,000 additional GIS professionals by 2018. Get prepared for this growing field by learning what fields GIS is being used in and trends/career pathing opportunities for those with a GIS background. Using ESRI’s ArcGIS 10.1 software, you’ll learn and apply key concepts in: mapping/presenting GIS data; utilizing and processing attribute data, queries, spatial joins; and key features of map overlay and geoprocessing. Basic knowledge of computers, word processing/text editing, and file management is highly recommended. Textbook required - purchase book from CCBC bookstore for first class. 21 Hours-7 Weeks. Tues., 2/113/25, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B.

GIS - Intermediate ArcGIS & Mapping Techniques OCCP57201 $849 + $40 Lab The Intermediate class will cover more complex concepts using ESRI’s ArcGIS 10.1 software. Topics covered include raster analysis, network analysis, geocoding, data management, coordinate systems, basic editing, editing and topology, geodatabases, and metatdata. Prereq: GIS Intro class or a working knowledge of GIS. Textbook required - purchase book from CCBC bookstore for first class. 24 Hours-8 Weeks. Tues., 4/8-5/27, 6:309:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B. Additional GIS courses available at our Washington County Center location. Please visit or call (724) 480-3581 for more information.


Need to increase your HR knowledge? Want to earn your PHR® or SPHR® certification? CCBC’s Washington County Center can help you achieve these goals. Enroll in the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Program. Saturdays, February 22, 2014 through April 26, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuition includes 2014 SHRM Learning System: $1095 SHRM Members, $1195 Non-Members. Call 724-4803448 for details.

New IV Therapy for LPN’s and RN’s – On Site

$219 + $65 Lab

This PA State Board of Nursing approved program is designed to provide the theory and skills practice necessary to administer IV therapy. All aspects of IV therapy will be covered including: vascular access delivery devices, age-related considerations, legal implications, anatomy and physiology, fluid and electrolyte balance, infusion equipment, parenteral solutions and indications, infection control and safety, insertion of peripheral short catheters, administration, maintenance and monitoring of peripheral and central IV therapy, complications and nursing interventions, documentation, and patient education. This class can be offered as (2) 7-hour classes or customized to employer need. Book included. Training will be conducted at your site. Please contact or 724-480-3451 to set up a class to meet your unique business needs. Minimum class size applies as well as additional lab fees for employers not able to provide IV supplies and equipment.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Business & Professional

New Personal Trainer National Certification OCCP56801 $165 + $534 Lab

Come join this exciting profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34 an hour. Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold’s Gyms are just a few of the club groups that seek out our graduates. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is taught over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the 6th week. This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of hands-on practical training and a 30-hour internship that networks many graduates right into a job.

The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 ( Learn what it takes to be a Personal Trainer on Thurs., Jan. 9th at 12 p.m. @: http:// or on Thurs., Feb. 6th at 5 p.m. @: http://tinyurl. com/n4qlx8z. 36 Hours-6 Weeks. Classes start on Sat., 3/8-4/12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (1 hour break), 9-12 theory class meets at HSC, Room 6104; 1-4 p.m. practicum class meets at the Beaver County YMCA, 2236 3rd Ave., New Brighton. W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB),Veterans Training and Education, the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The American Council on Education has recommended 3 undergraduate academic credits for this course.

Writing Successful Grants & Proposals OCCP01601 $70 + $25 Lab This concentrated course provides an overview of grant researching, finding grant sources, creating letters of inquiry, proposal development, and relationship building. This class will also offer hands-on activities that lead to the completion of a grant. Lunch included. 6 Hours. Fri., 4/11, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Spring 2014 Sales - We All Sell, We Just Don’t All Acknowledge It! Series for New & Experienced College Grads - or Anyone with a Passion for this in Demand Career!

New Public Speaking - I’ll Toast to That OCCP51201 $99 + $20 Lab

Many people struggle with public speaking and even getting in front of others in a social setting to talk. If you want to improve your ability to speak in front of a small or large group, this class will help you with all the pointers you need to feel good about yourself in both personal and professional settings. You will get the opportunity to practice some tried and true techniques and learn the keys to becoming an engaging and interesting speaker. It’s not about you as much as it is about focusing on your audience. You’ll learn that speaking is nothing more than telling a memorable story, but doing so by following some key delivery techniques. These skills will last you a lifetime! 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 4/2-4/30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6105.

New Sales 101 - For the Beginner OCCP57301 $99 + $20 Lab According to 2013 articles in Forbes and USA Today, sales representatives are some of the hardest jobs to fill in the U.S. today! In one Manpower survey, sales reps were the second hardest job to fill, followed only by those in the skilled trades. So, you have a marketing degree, a business degree, or a four year degree that has been challenging with respect to landing a position. You may want to consider learning sales skills that most colleges do not teach as part of the required curriculum. Not only can you use these skills to land an entry level position, but you can apply them in a career that you may not have fully considered before. Sales is much more than cold calling…join us to find out what it takes to start beefing up your repertoire of sales skills that can be used in all walks of life. Book included in lab fee. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 2/19-3/19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6105.

New Sales 102 - For the Career Changer OCCP57401 $89 + $20 Lab This class is designed for individuals with two to five years of postcollege experience, but would like to utilize their background in a different position. Learn how to transfer your existing set of skills to a new career in sales. If you are dedicated, persistent, conversant, like meeting new people, and enjoy a challenge, this course can help you tremendously. You will learn key strategies needed to become a successful sales professional and then role play a wide variety of sales scenarios. Your comfort level will increase as you learn to adapt to new ideas and techniques for getting your foot in the door and figuring out what to do once you’re inside! This course is tailored to individuals who want to utilize their innate abilities and talents to pursue a position in a high demand career field. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 5/6-5/27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6105.


Watch for ICD-10 Classes - Both for New & Experienced Coders

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Business & Entrepreneurial

Spring 2014


$49 + $10 Lab

Learn about: accounting concepts, setting up a bookkeeping system, the balance sheet, the income statement, and the cash flow statement. 10 Hours-5 Weeks, Wed., 3/5-4/2, 6-8 p.m., STC, Room 4009.

Franchising – Intro OCCP52701

$25 + $10 Lab

Franchising is responsible for 760,000 businesses, 18 million jobs, 14% of private sector employment, and over $500 billion in payroll. This comprehensive class will describe how franchising works, costs involved, how to locate franchises, questions to ask, laws and regulations, companies and types of businesses that comprise the franchising field, advantages/disadvantages, different forms of franchising, and sources of information. Individuals will understand/evaluate Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars (UFOCs). 2 Hours, Tue., 4/22, 6-8 p.m., STC, Room 4023.

Marketing on a Shoestring Budget OCCP04001 $40 + $10 Lab This class will assist new business owners with understanding/executing market research and developing low-cost marketing to reach customers. Topics include: marketing research, the marketing plan, pricing, low-budget advertising, promotion and free publicity, distribution, e-commerce and Internet advertising, the use of social networks (Facebook and Twitter), selling, networking, and customer service. 4 Hours-2 Weeks, Tues., 3/113/18, 6-8 p.m., STC, Room 4102.

Raising Capital & Getting Help for Your Small Business OCCP45101

$30 + $10 Lab

Learn how your company can successfully compete for Federal and State dollars to support your start-up, who has the money, and how to wrestle it away from them. Students will learn which organizations in the Pittsburgh and Beaver County areas provide assistance to start-up companies, how to obtain government loans and grant money, and how to deal with venture capitalists and angels. Explore the art of grant writing and the feasibility of raising money via stock offerings. 3 Hours, Tues., 3/4, 6-9 p.m., STC, Room 4102.


Selling for Results OCCP45201

$30 + $10 Lab

Nothing happens until you sell something. Students will understand how to find/approach prospects, secure a meeting, determine the customer’s needs, develop sales presentations, handle objections, and close the deal. The importance of referrals and follow-up will be discussed. 3 Hours, Tues., 3/25, 6-9 p.m., STC, Room 4102.

Starting Your Own Small Business OCCP38001 $79 + $15 Lab Review the major areas that must be addressed when starting a business: basic business structures, how to incorporate, how to get a DUNS and EIN number, federal/state taxes and reporting, opening a business bank account, location, accounting and financial statements, insurance, marketing and selling, patents, trademarks and copyrights, use of technology (business tools/resources), the business plan, and raising capital and start-up assistance. You’ll also explore the use of Google, Facebook, and Twitter to build brand. 9 Hours-3 Weeks, Tues., 2/11-2/25, 6-9 p.m., STC, Room 4102.

Understanding Financial Statements OCCP04601 $30 + $10 Lab

Financial statements are critical to understanding your business, its financial health, and its potential for growth. Learn what is in each financial statement and what it measures, as well as how to read/ understand your balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement to make better financial decisions. Learn how to use financial ratios to get a general idea about the health of your business and how they are used in making loan decisions. 3 Hours, Tues., 4/29, 6-9 p.m., STC, Room 4023.

Writing a Winning Business Plan OCCP20001

$59 + $10 Lab

A winning business plan is a must as a road map to run a business, obtain a loan, or receive any other type of assistance. Topics include how to start a business plan, reviewing the basic structure including the executive summary, mission statement, elevator pitch, company description, products and services, marketing and operations plans, management, financials, exit strategy, etc. Focus will be given to generating a clean/ concise plan, allowing for changes, and understanding commitment to a solid plan. 6 Hours-3 Weeks, Mon., 3/31-4/14, 6-8 p.m., STC, Room 4022.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Computers & Technology

Spring 2014

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY Computers (Intro) - Your First Step OCCP00901 $65 + $40 Lab First-time users will learn general computer terminology, basic hardware and software, an introduction to Windows and file management, storage devices, basic keyboarding, and mouse usage. This class is strongly recommended before taking Computer Basics 101 for Home & Office. 9 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 2/12-2/26, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Computer Basics 101 for Home & Office OCCP40801 $115 + $50 Lab Designed for the beginner with minimal computer experience, students will learn how to: manage and search for files; get help in Windows; use dialogs and shortcuts; customize Windows using toolbars; use the control panel; and use the Internet and e-mail safely. 18 Hours-6 Weeks. Wed., 3/12-4/16, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Windows 8 - Intro OCCP02801

$25 + $10 Lab

This demonstration class will teach the skills necessary to navigate and use the Windows 8 operating system efficiently and confidently. Learn to maximize new features to get around, customize the desktop, and efficiently store, locate, and search for files. Make the most of new tools and programs. This course is designed for both home and business users. Basic PC navigation skills required. 3 Hours. Wed., 4/2, 6:30-9:30 p.m. STC, Room 4130.


New Apple Ecosystem


$28 + $5 Lab

Do you own an iPad, iPhone, Macbook, iMac, AppleTv or any combination of these products? If you’d like to learn how to ensure that all of your devices interact properly together, then you won’t want to miss this class. You will learn how to use iCloud, iMessage, and other features that will help you use your Apple products to their fullest potential. Please bring your products to class with you, no TV’s. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Mon 4/214/28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

iPad RECR40001

$85 + $15 Lab

We will cover the general usage, functions, apps, setup, and troubleshooting of an Apple iPad, as well as how to set up an iCloud account, work e-mails, and download/use everyday apps. Please bring iPad. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 2/17-3/10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.


iPhone RECR40301

$33 + $5 Lab

iPod Touch RECR40201

$19 + $5 Lab

If you are only using your phone to call, text, and use the Internet, you need to sign up for this class! Please bring iPhone to class. 6 Hours-3 Weeks. Mon., 3/24-4/7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

eBay - Learn to Buy & Sell RECR12501

$55 + $10 Lab

Facebook - Intro RECR06501

$30 + $10 Lab

Where Did I Put My File? OCCP47901

$49 + $20 Lab

Computer skills are required to keep up with the pace of this class that will cover the basics of buying and selling goods on eBay. You’ll learn how to set up an eBay and a PayPal account; how to create interest in your product; and what steps are involved in conducting financial transactions, shipping, valuing items up for auction, and the bidding process. 5 Hours-2 Weeks. Mon., 2/10-2/17, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Gain hands-on experience with social networking by creating a Facebook account, setting up your personal page, getting in touch with friends and relatives, finding old classmates, sharing photos, adding comments, and exploring personal interests. We’ll discuss tips for security and protection to make the Facebook experience a safe and enjoyable one. Participants MUST have an online e-mail account to attend class. Bring a photograph of self on flashdrive if desired. 2.5 Hours. Mon., 3/24, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Are you an electronic packrat? This course is designed for Windows 7 users who want to know how to better manage their electronic files. Topics include: creating folders, moving/copying files and folders, using a flashdrive (which you get with this class), creating shortcuts, setting preferences for how folders display contents, and deleting files and folders. 3 Hours. Wed., 3/19, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED Microsoft Access 2010 OCCP20101

$130 + $45 Lab

QuickBooks 2012 - Intro OCCP04701

$125 + $30 Lab

QuickBooks 2012: Reports OCCP43501

$59 + $15 Lab

This course introduces students to relational databases and how to properly design one. Students will learn how to create a table, enter data into that table, and create a relationship between that table and a new table. Students will work with queries, forms, and reports. Prereq: Must have basic computer skills and be familiar with Excel. 12 Hours-4 Weeks. Wed., 5/7-5/28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

Small business owners and accounting professionals will benefit from this introductory course in the use of one of the world’s most popular accounting software applications. Learn how to set up your books, enter data, and generate clear and meaningful reports and create your backup on a flash drive (which you’ll get with this class). Prereq:You must have some knowledge of accounting procedures and terms. 9 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 2/12-2/26, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

Students will learn how to create, modify, and memorize “QuickReports.” The class will look at the Preset Reports and how to modify and export them to Microsoft Excel. Prereq: QuickBooks Intro class or basic understanding of QuickBooks and accounting practices. 3 Hours. Wed., 3/5, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

You will not regret taking this class, even if you’ve owned your iPod for months. It is capable of much more than you realize! Please bring you iPod. 2 Hours. Mon., 4/14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Computers & Technology QuickBooks 2012: Payroll OCCP39101

Spring 2014

$59 + $15 Lab

This course focuses on how to most effectively use the payroll module of QuickBooks. Learn how to produce the reports that you need to complete your tax reporting monthly, quarterly, and annually. Prereq: QuickBooks Intro class or basic understanding of QuickBooks and accounting practices. 3 Hours. Wed., 3/12, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

Website Design - Beginners OCCP01201

$85 + $25 Lab

$59 + $20 Lab

This course for beginners will cover the use of Photoshop’s tools, unique features, and basic techniques every new user should know. Learn how to crop, rotate, resize, create basic shapes, cut unwanted objects from images, add text, understand layers, restore damaged photos, and more. In-class projects will be emphasized. Class will use Photoshop CS6, but any user of Adobe products will benefit. Basic computer and mouse skills recommended. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Thurs., 3/20-4/10, 6-8 p.m. VFC, Room 3111.

This class is intended for individuals with computer skills but no experience in designing a website. The class is not designed for individuals who want to upgrade their websites, but for those interested in creating a new website for a small business OR for fun. You will register a domain name, find website hosting, learn about content development, and receive a list of homework items that you need to compile in order to create your website. 10 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 2/18-3/11, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Lightroom (Adobe) for Photographers RECR44601 $95 + $25 Lab

Website Design - Intermediate OCCP52801

Photoshop for Photographers - Intro RECR39601 $95 + $20 Lab

$59 + $20 Lab

This class is designed for individuals who are in the process of creating or updating a website or have some overall knowledge of how to create websites. You’ll learn more sophisticated techniques such as search engine optimization, web analytics, and social networking. 7.5 Hours-3 Weeks. Tues., 4/1-4/15, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

PC CARE & MAINTENANCE How to Maintain Your PC with Windows 7 OCCP04401 $49 + $15 Lab

Use Windows 7 to protect your information while keeping your system tidy and running at peak performance. Learn how to remove unused programs, free up wasted space using the Disk Cleanup Tool, defrag hard disk drives, and more. Prereq:You must have taken “Where Did I Put My File?” class or have knowledge of file management. 3 Hours. Wed., 3/26, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS Microsoft Excel 2010 - Intro OCCP02401

$90 + $25 Lab

Learn such basics as: creating and editing a simple worksheet, utilizing automated formats, creating an impact with charts, using formulas/ functions, and more! Prereq: Intro to MS Windows or knowledge of the Windows environment. Purchase textbook from CCBC bookstore for first class. 12.5 Hours-5 Weeks. Thurs., 2/13-3/13, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Microsoft Excel 2010 - Intermediate OCCP02501 $90 + $25 Lab Designed for students who have a basic knowledge of Excel, this course teaches advanced features such as Internet integration, financial modeling, absolute cell references, templates, graphics, formulas, and functions. Purchase textbook from CCBC bookstore for first class. 12.5 Hours-5 Weeks. Thurs., 3/27-4/24, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Microsoft Word 2010 - Intro OCCP13301

$90 + $25 Lab

This beginner’s course includes identifying all parts of the Word screen and the toolbar buttons; creating, opening, and saving documents; cutting and pasting; using spelling and grammar check; selecting and printing documents; formatting documents and text; and using menus, toolbars, and keyboard shortcuts. Prereq: Intro to Computers and/or proficiency with keyboard/mouse. Purchase textbook from CCBC bookstore for first class. 12.5 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 2/12-3/12, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.


Photoshop for Beginners RECR20201

Learn how to use Lightroom to organize and improve your digital photographs. This fast-paced course is for the technically savvy. From simple one-click adjustments to advanced controls, your photos will be corrected and easy to find. Taught by an award winning photographer and Adobe Certified Expert, Please bring a lunch. 6 Hours. Sat., 3/29, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Learn how to use Photoshop CS6 to improve your digital photographs. This fast-paced course is for the technically savvy. Topics include color and exposure correction as well as creative techniques. Taught by an award winning photographer and Adobe Certified Expert, www. Please bring a lunch. 6 Hours. Sat., 4/12, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3109.

Photoshop for Photographers - Advanced RECR39501 $95 + $20 Lab Learn how to use Photoshop CS6 to retouch digital photographs. Course requires prior Photoshop knowledge. Topics include: curves, layer masks, retouching, sharpening, as well as advanced techniques and automation. Taught by an award winning photographer and Adobe Certified Expert, Please bring a lunch. 6 Hours. Sat., 4/26, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3109.


ALL One-Day Seminars held at the Aviation Science Center in Chippewa using Office 2010. Excel: Quickstart OCCP24301

$49 + $15 Lab

Excel: Formulas & Functions OCCP24601

$49 + $15 Lab

Excel: Database Techniques OCCP24401

$49 + $15 Lab

This seminar focuses on an introduction to general Excel skills including navigation, spreadsheet design, intro to formulas and functions, editing techniques, using multiple worksheets, and basic charting. 3 Hours. Fri., 3/21, 1:30-4:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

This seminar focuses on the mathematical aspects of Excel and how to create effective equations and error-free functions. Participants will learn efficient ways to write simple and complex formulas and will gain handson experience with a variety of functions from beginner to advanced complexity. 3 Hours. Fri., 3/28, 1:30-4:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

This seminar focuses on Excel’s list management and database features including sorting, filtering, and creating reports. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to identify the correct structure for an Excel database, design a simple database, manage data using sorting and filtering techniques, and use database functions effectively. 3 Hours. Fri., 4/4, 1:30-4:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Culinary & Spirits

Spring 2014

Excel: Pivot Tables OCCP38601

$49 + $15 Lab

PowerPoint in a Day OCCP02601

$99 + $15 Lab

This seminar focuses on Excel’s pivot tables and macro features and highlights the skills needed to form a good foundation for using these features. General macro skills will be addressed; this course does not include Visual Basic programming. Participants will learn about the tools Excel provides for manipulating data using sorts, filters, outlines, subtotals, pivot tables, and pivot charts. An introduction to macros will be provided. 3 Hours. Fri., 4/11, 1:30-4:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

In this seminar, you will learn how to create a presentation from start to finish. You will learn to add sound/motion and custom design your presentations. 6 Hours. Fri., 4/25, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

CULINARY & SPIRITS Check each class below for different locations. For classes at Central Valley High School, 160 Baker Rd. Ext., Monaca, meet in Home Economics Room - South D201. Turn right at CVHS main entrance and enter the Central Administration doors. D201 is the first room on the left. Use parking lot across from baseball field.

New Baking for Celiacs RECR00501

$20 + $15 Lab

Gluten gives important properties to regular dough, so if you simply eliminate it without compensating for it in some way, you’ll have disappointing results.Your Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will review tips for successful baking with gluten-free flours. To understand how to substitute gluten-free flour for wheat flour, we will explain a bit of basic food chemistry. You’ll also walk away with a tasty gluten-free banana bread that you prepared! 3 Hours. Tues., 3/25, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201.

New Breakfast Pastries


$20 + $15 Lab

While morning may not be your favorite time of day, you can brighten it up with a quick and easy breakfast pastry. Your Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will show you some shortcuts to making things like Pain au Chocolate, turnovers, pull-apart cinnamon bread, and puff pastry techniques. Turn your kitchen into a faux French bakery and be the envy of everyone in the neighborhood! 3 Hours. Tues., 4/8, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201.

Cake Decorating - Basic RECR00401


In this revamped Wilton Method Course, you’ll learn how to bake a great cake, make and color icing, and learn the best way to ice the cake. You’ll learn to create icing drop flowers, rosettes, shells, pompom flowers, leaves, shaggy mums, and the ribbon rose. Required text can be purchased from the instructor for $5 at the first class. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 2/10-3/3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Cake Design - Flowers RECR15301


Explore sophisticated ways to bring your cakes and desserts to life! Learn to create breathtaking icing flowers such as pansies, lilies, and the famous Wilton Rose. Discover the secrets of arranging them in a beautifully balanced cake-top bouquet. Your amazing flowers will be framed by an impressive border treatment or basket weave design. Required text can be purchased from the instructor for $5 at the first class. Request supplies list when registering. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 3/10-3/31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Cake Design - Gum Paste & Fondant RECR27301


Discover one of the most exciting ways to decorate a cake as you create amazing hand shaped flowers, beautiful borders, and bold accents using these easy-to-shape icings. As you learn each technique - an artful bow, mum, rose, carnation, calla lily, rosebud, daisy, and embellished borders you’ll be closer to your crowning achievement…a final cake that displays your skills. Required text can be purchased from the instructor for $5 at the first class. Request supplies list when registering. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 4/14-5/5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

New Cinco De Mayo - Easy as Unos-Dos-Tres RECR05901

$20 +$15 Lab

New Deep Dish Pizza RECR11201

$20 + $15 Lab

If you love Mexican food, you’ll love learning some tried and true recipes with that Latino flair. Tacos, homemade salsa, Sante Fe Salad, Terrific Tres Leches Cake, and more will be on the menu just in time for your May parties! 3 Hours. Thurs., 4/24, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wonderfood Catering, 2697 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa (next to Subway). Call 724-203-0967 for directions.

As we all know, the key to a fantastic pizza is the dough and sauce. Learn what toppings to include so that your specialty deep dish pizza becomes one of your signature entrees! 3 Hours. Tues., 2/4, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School Home Ec Room D201.

New Greek Pastitsio


$20 + $15 Lab

You don’t have to be Greek to cook like one! Let Yolla show you her secrets for this traditional favorite - pastitsio noodles with just the right spices, homemade béchamel sauce, and red sauce to boot. A great diversion from lasagna! 3 Hours., Mon., 5/5, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School Home Ec Room D201.

New Let’s

Jam RECR11301

$20 + $15 Lab

Polish Pierogis RECR01501

$20 + $10 Lab

Soon it will be strawberry season, a tasty season indeed! Gather up your strawberries and your jars and let’s make some jam. Your Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will review some general principles on canning, food safety, and temperature control as well the basics on making jam. All materials will be provided and you will be leaving with your own homemade jar of jam. 3 Hours. Tues., 4/15, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201.

Make pierogis from scratch using an old Polish recipe that has been perfected over the years. Please bring a rolling pin and small container to class. 3 Hours. Tues., 3/11, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201.

New Spanakopita with Phyllo RECR32401

$20 + $15 Lab

Phyllo leaves, each carefully buttered, make this spinach, feta, onions and garlic dish a homemade favorite. The store bought version just cannot compete with this. Better make two trays as the final product won’t last long. Freezes well! Bring pastry brush. 3 Hours. Mon., 4/7, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Culinary & Spirits

New Spectacular Soups

Spring 2014


$20 + $15 Lab

Taste of England RECR26001

$20 + $20 Lab

Join us as we cook up some favorites for both light and heartier appetites. We’ll cook light vegetable, mushroom beef barley, and tortilla chicken soup. Please bring containers. 3 Hours. Thurs., 2/20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wonderfood Catering, 2697 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa (next to Subway). Call 724-203-0967 for directions.

Inspired by a recent trip abroad, your instructor brings back a taste of the UK that she experienced in Northern Ireland. Pasties and Shortbread Cookies are sure to please. Pasties are a traditional Cornish food that miners could easily carry and eat for lunch. They are not dissimilar from a Hot Pocket™ but they are far tastier and much better for your health. Shortbread Cookies made with Irish Butter will be a nice follow up to your meal. Bring a rolling pin. Tea optional! 3 Hours. Tues., 3/18, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201.

New That’s A Wrap


$20 + $15 Lab

These recipes can be used in wraps, flatbreads, or even sliders. We’ll cover the more requested recipes for Chipotle Turkey, Spicy Pulled Pork,Veggie, and the Cubano (ham and cheese with some distinctive additions). 3 Hours. Thurs., 3/20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wonderfood Catering, 2697 Brodhead Rd, Aliquippa (next to Subway). Call 724-203-0967 for directions.


New Viva Italiano

Home of the lost Bordeaux varietal and the Andes Mountains. Collaborative efforts with French and American wineries helped this region become a major player in the wine world. 2/25


$20 + $15 Lab

Yolla loves to share her own recipe creations and she promises a winner with these Italian delights: mouthwatering meatballs stuffed with just the right combination of cheeses and homemade marinara sauce. Your mouth will love you for it! 3 Hours. Mon., 3/3, 6-9 p.m. Central Valley High School, Home Ec Room D201.

All four wine classes meet at The Wooden Angel, 308 Leopard Lane, Bridgewater, Tues., 7-8:30 p.m.

Wine 101 - Chile RECR15101

$10 + $30 Lab

Wine 102 - Sake RECR15102

$10 + $30 Lab

Wine 103 - Central Coast RECR15103

$10 + $30 Lab

Wine 104 - Urban Wineries RECR15104

$10 + $30 Lab

Japan’s contribution besides cherry blossom trees can be confusing. We will demystify the versatile liquid. 3/25

More and more wineries are producing fabulous well priced wines from this region. Let’s explore what the buzz is about. 4/22

We will explore offerings from local wineries, such as Narcisi and Pittsburgh Winery. 5/13

Wine Series Discounted Special RECR15105 $40 + $100 Lab Take four classes and save $20 for attending all sessions!

Beer Sampling & Pairing RECR41301

$20 + $6 Lab

Home Brewing - Intro RECR39001

$20 + $6 Lab

Sample 12 styles of beer while you discover what the ingredients in the beer mean to your taste buds and sense of smell. Learn how to conduct tastings in your own home with friends and family and find out what types of food pairs best with each style of beer. 2 Hours. Tues., 3/11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beaver Brewing Co., 1820 7Th Ave., Beaver Falls.

Learn how to brew and taste beer from a professional brewer at a local brewery. Class will include step-by-step process on how to brew your own beer at home using all natural grains. It will also include a tasting of a variety of beers so you can see what flavors different hops, malts, and yeast produce. 3 Hours. Tues., 3/18, 6-9 p.m. Beaver Brewing Co., 1820 7th Ave., Beaver Falls.


To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Finances - Fine Arts & Crafting

Spring 2014



Top 20 Investment Mistakes to Avoid RECR02501 $35 + $10 Lab If you are new at investing or want to become more adept at investing, sign up today! Learn the common pitfalls that many people make when it comes to saving and investing. You’ll cover how to: avoid investment scams; carefully select the types of investments you choose based on your age; research before you invest in CD’s, stocks, bonds, and annuities; minimize tax burdens with different investments; and more! 6 Hours-3 Weeks. Tues., 3/25-4/8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4005.

Learn to Love to Invest RECR01201

$52 + $10 Lab

You don’t need thousands of dollars to invest! Learn how even a small amount of money can help you become financially secure. Topics include: 1) investment basics dealing with risk and reward; 2) income producing investments… bonds, CD’s, and money market funds; 3) the stock market, securities, mutual funds, and money management; 4) investment vehicles; and 5) modern portfolio theory to position your assets. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 4/15-5/20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4005.

Estate Planning Basics RECR01301

$35 +$5 Lab

This class focuses on early protection for 25 to 55 year olds by reviewing: wills, intestacy, probate, custody and protection of children, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and health care directives. You’ll be able to answer such questions as: What happens if I die without a will? Who will take custody of my children? What is probate? How much does probate cost? How long does probate take? What are the costs of estate and inheritance taxes? Do I need a POA? What is a living will? Do I need a trust? 2 Hours. Tues., 2/18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4131.

Estate Planning & Elder Law RECR01601

$35 + $5 Lab

This class is designed for those 55 years+ or for children concerned about their parents. Topics include: traditional estate planning vs. living trusts, Medicare & Medicaid, long-term care, Powers of Attorney, guardianships, gifting, jointly owned bank accounts, and inheritance taxes. You will cover such questions as: How can I avoid probate? Should I put my child’s name on my deed? How do I set up a trust? What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? How does long-term care insurance work? What happens if I go to a nursing home? 2 Hours. Tues., 3/18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4131.

New Shape Up - Financial Exercises for Women RECR13801

$25 + $5 Lab

You’ve been doing some of your financial fitness “exercises” – budgeting, saving, investing. How do you take it to the next level? Learn about the “equipment” available to you. Learn where to find a “trainer” and how to work with one. Customize a “workout” that’s right for you! This class offers financial fitness for the busy woman who wants to up her game. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Tues., 3/25-4/1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4131.

Calligraphy RECR37201


This class is designed for people who are either new to the trade or who have already taken a class in calligraphy. Your instructor, a professional calligrapher whose work has appeared at the Carnegie Museum and regional exhibits, will teach you the basics of the Italic lettering style, the proper way to hold the pen to create the proper letter strokes, and tricks of the trade for getting started and improving your existing skills. Each student will receive an introductory packet that includes an automatic calligraphy pen, paper, and step-by-step written instructions to use for self-study. Supplies for this class can be purchased from the instructor at the first class. The cost is $10 for those who have attended Karen’s calligraphy classes and $25 for new students. 12 Hours-4 Weeks. Sat.,2/22-3/15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., CEC, Room 2202.

Jewelry Copper & Silversmith Workshop RECR26801 $115 + $55 Lab Come and have fun…it’s going to be riveting! You’ll make earrings, pendants, and bracelets while learning the simple steps in turning a basic design into jewelry. You’ll learn to use tools: jeweler’s saw, hammer, file and drill. Make rivets and create different types of textured finishes. Projects will be made using copper, brass, and sterling silver. Please bring an apron, pencils, notebook, small ball-peen hammer, and a metal ruler. Tools will be available to use & no soldering. 24 Hours-8 Weeks. Sat., 2/15-4/5, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.

Photography (Digital) for Beginners RECR03801 $65 + $20 Lab A noted local photographer will teach you how to take better pictures with your point and shoot camera. Topics include camera operation, shooting modes, exposure control, and composition. Please bring your camera and manual to class.10 Hours-5 Weeks. Tues., 3/11-4/8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

Photography (Digital SLR) Workshop RECR06201 $95 + $20 Lab This course is for serious hobbyists and those considering photography as a career. Learn how to use your digital SLR camera. Topics include exposure control, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, flash techniques, composition, and lighting. Discussion and hands-on exercises included. Students must bring a digital SLR camera and manual to the workshop. This course is taught by an award winning photographer: www. Please bring a lunch. 6 Hours. Sat., 3/1, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Stained Glass - Intro RECR04501

$65 + $30 Lab

Create beautiful works in stained glass in this introductory class. Instruction will include design theory, pattern making, glass cutting, copper foil work, and soldering (sun catchers and stained glass panels). Students will complete a minimum of one project using the instructor’s tools. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 2/18-3/11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3007. No Senior Waivers.

Stained Glass - Intermediate RECR04601


Take your beginning skills to a more advanced level! You will be exposed to more advanced projects while still working at your own skill level. Please bring to class: glasscutter, breaker/grozer pliers, running pliers, soldering iron, soldering iron stand, safety glasses, plywood board big enough for your project, glass, copper foil, flux, and solder. Grinders are provided, but if you plan to work on your project at home a grinder is a must. Glass will be available for purchase at the first class. 15 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 3/25-4/29, 6:30-9 p.m. VFC, Room 3007. No Senior Waivers.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Fittness, Sports & Recreation

Spring 2014

FITNESS, SPORTS & RECREATION Boating - Personal Watercraft & Boating Safety Certification $10 Learn boating safety from a state-approved Fish and Boat Commission instructor. ANYONE who operates a personal watercraft such as Jet Skis or Wave Runners on PA public waters OR anyone who was born after Jan. 1, 1982, and operates a boat powered by a motor 25 hp or more is required to possess a boating safety certificate. All students passing the in-class test will receive a certificate in the mail after filling out the state form. Bring a brown bag lunch. 8 Hours. Ages 12 through Adult. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. LRC, Room 9111. RECR03601 Sat., 3/15 RECR03602 Sat., 5/17

New Camp Turbo Fit


$99 + $18 Lab

Gentle Yoga

$88 + $5 Lab

Start off the year with this intensive fitness and nutrition program. Camp Turbo Fit combines our two favorite workouts: Turbokick and PiYo Strength. You will punch, kick, plank, and sweat your way to increased strength, flexibility, and endurance while burning tons of calories. This course comes with a 12 week S.W.E.A.T. manual to enhance your results through better nutrition, body composition tracking, and healthy lifestyle skills. 24 Hours-12 Weeks. Tues., & Thurs., 2/11-5/1, 6-7 a.m. B-Well Nation, 605 Darlington Rd, Beaver Falls.

This slower-paced class focuses on stretching all areas of the body while relieving stress and increasing flexibility. Basic poses, gentle breathing techniques, meditation concepts, and yoga terminology will be taught. Modifications will be made for each student if needed, regardless of age or physical ability. Please bring a mat. 18 Hours-12 Weeks. RECR21701 Wed., 2/12-4/30, 10-11:30 a.m. CEC, Room 2301. RECR21702 Wed., 2/12-4/30, 6:30-8 p.m. CEC, Room 2301. RECR21703 Sat., 2/15-5/10 (no class 4/19), 9:30-11 a.m. SSC, Room TC5.

Golf - Beginning


Bring a 9 iron to the first class, but all clubs will be covered. Good for novice players or for those who are struggling with their golf game. Learn how to grip your club, how to swing, and what clubs to use for different shots. There will be an additional charge per student each night for the use of the golf balls at the driving range. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues. & Thurs., 3/25-4/17, Ironwood Golf Center, 3036 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa. No Senior Waivers. RECR02101 4-5 p.m. Ladies Only RECR02102 5-6 p.m. Seniors Only RECR02103 7-8 p.m. RECR02104 8-9 p.m.

Golf - Advanced RECR02201


Bring a 9 iron to the first class. This course will help students accomplish a more consistent and repeatable golf swing. Emphasis is on working with your natural abilities to enhance your strengths and improve your weaknesses. There will be an additional charge per student each night for the use of the golf balls at the driving range. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues. & Thurs., 3/25-4/17, 6-7 p.m. Ironwood Golf Center, 3036 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa. No Senior Waivers.

Let’s Go Camping RECR10501

$25 + $5 Lab

Ready for that camping trip but not sure what to do next? From tents to tag-alongs, learn the tricks to make your outings a success. Discover what to take, what to leave home, and how to prepare. Topics include menu planning, cooking, places to go, and different styles of camping. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Wed., 4/2-4/9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4103.


Pilates - Intro RECR10201


Pilates - Advanced RECR27601


In Pilates, stretching and strengthening workouts target the deepest muscles in the body to create a strong core without the pain associated with conventional exercises. Movements have a prescribed number of repetitions to create balance in the body by strengthening weak muscles and lengthening bulky ones. Please bring hand weights and an exercise mat. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/3-3/26, 5:15-6:15 p.m. SSC, Room TC5.

Advanced Pilates is a deep stretching and advanced strengthening workout that targets the deepest muscles in the body to create a strong core without the pain associated with conventional exercises. Please bring hand weights and an exercise mat. 24 Hours-12 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/3-4/23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. SSC, Room TC5.

Scuba RECR37001

$80 + $50 Lab

Learn one of the world’s most exciting sports, and begin a lifetime of underwater adventure! Virtually anyone 12 or older who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can scuba dive. Throughout the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of diving, including dive equipment and techniques. Each of the six sessions will start in the classroom, followed by a pool session where you will use full scuba equipment provided by the instructor. All you need to bring is a swimsuit and towel. After taking this class and 4 open water training dives, you will be qualified and PADI certified. Additional fees for study materials, equipment rental and certification dives may apply. For details, please contact the instructor at 724 869-1989 or 18 Hours–6 Weeks. Mon., 3/17-4/28 (no class 4/21), 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunrise Pool, 3200 43rd St., New Brighton.

Self Defense/Martial Arts - Intro RECR23401


Tabata - Intro RECR44001


Students learn martial arts and self-defense techniques and exercises that develop strength, coordination, discipline, vitality, and self-confidence. Ages 13 and up. 12 Hours-12 Weeks. Sun., 2/16-5/11 (no class 4/20), 11 a.m.-12 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

Tabata interval workouts are all the rage these days, and for good reason. This cardio/strength training is fun, blasts calories, and moves quickly so it’s hard to get bored.You perform an exercise at maximal intensity for 20 seconds, followed by 10 seconds of rest.You repeat this pattern eight times, making one Tabata round four minutes. There will be multiple Tabata rounds in the one hour. 24 Hours-12 Weeks. Tues. & Thurs., 2/44/24, 6:15-7:15 p.m. SSC, Room TC5.

Tai Chi - Intro RECR12401

$49 + $10 Lab

Yoga Flow

$45 + $10 Lab

This low impact course is designed for reducing stress/tension, developing effective relaxation/meditation techniques, promoting flexibility in joints, and increasing self-awareness. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 2/18-3/25, 7:158:15 p.m. Chippewa Wellness Center, 723 Shenango Rd., Beaver Falls, A moderately paced flow style class focusing on classic hatha yoga postures linked in a vinyasa flow (flowing movement). Class will include Sun Salutes, core strengthening, and a wide range of standing, seated, and kneeling/reclining postures. Class offers warm-up and preparatory postures, with focus on breath awareness, lengthening, and core strengthening. Appropriate for new and continuing students who are able to get up and down from the floor. Please bring a mat. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. Bridge Street Yoga, 99 Bridge St., Bridgewater. RECR05101 Mon., 2/3-3/24, 5-6 p.m. RECR05102 Thurs., 2/6-3/27, 6-7 p.m.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Health & Wellness

Spring 2014

HEALTH & WELLNESS Ancient Art of Ear Candling RECR43501

$35 + $15 Lab

The ancient art of ear candling is recognized as a powerful tool in the holistic health field. It is simple, effective, easy to learn, subtle, and yet incredibly powerful. Ear candling releases blocked currents of energy that accompany symptoms of illness or blocked energy. Ear candling will assist a person’s journey towards balance and health. German medical students are taught ear candling as a viable remedy to many ailments. All students will perform an ear candling session. 3 Hours. Sat., 3/8, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

Connecting to Your Angels


Come find out the names of your birth angels and the best manner to become connected with them. Learn about the archangels and receive a reading for a message from these heavenly beings. 2 Hours. 7-9 p.m. STC, Room 4103. RECR40601 Tues., 3/11 RECR40602 Thurs., 4/10 RECR40603 Wed., 5/14

CPR: Healthcare Providers

$27 + $12 Lab

This course teaches the American Heart Association guidelines of CPR for infant, child, and adult victims. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for individuals both in and out of the hospital. Skills demonstration and written test result in a two-year completion card. 4 Hours. Tues., 6-10 p.m. HSC, Room 6017. OCCP06201 Tues., 2/18 OCCP06202 Tues., 3/25

CPR: Heartsaver AED

$27 + $12 Lab

This course teaches the American Heart Association guidelines of CPR for adults, children, and infants including the use of AED (automated external defibrillator). The course is designed for all persons desiring to learn CPR. Successful skills demonstration results in a two-year completion card. 4 Hours. Tues., 6-10 p.m. HSC, Room 6017. OCCP01101 Tues., 2/4 OCCP01102 Tues., 3/4

New Discovering Your Life Purpose RECR35601

$65 + $10 Lab

Are you lacking direction or focus in your life? Taught be a certified Life Breakthrough Coach, this course will provide you with the tools necessary to explore your purpose in life. We will examine your strengths, experience, passion, and destiny to develop your life mission. 4.5 Hours–3 Weeks. Thurs., 2/13-2/27, 6:30-8 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

Enter the Enchanted: Pendulums for Divination $23 + $10 Lab Learn the history and uses of pendulums to clear and balance chakra energy centers, as well as to answer questions by tapping into the magnetic energies of the earth. Each participant will receive a blessed pendulum. 2 Hours. 7-9 p.m. STC, Room 4103. RECR20901 Wed., 3/26 RECR20902 Mon., 4/28

Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway® RECR41701

$52 + $25 Lab

Flower Essences RECR43901

$35 + $15 Lab

Your licensed trainer (licensed by Dr. Susan Jeffers, author of Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway®), will empower you in overcoming your fears through the use of proven tools and techniques. Topics will include: the levels of fear; the truths about fear; how we ‘hold the fear,’ whether from a position of pain or from a position of power; taking responsibility for your life; positive vs. negative thinking; and decision-making. Lab fee covers book and workbook. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Thurs., 3/13-4/3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

Explore an aspect of the ancient healing art of Alchemy. Flower essences contain no scent or perfume and should not be confused with essential oils or herbal tinctures. Flower essences can help us recognize, resolve, or release conditioned ways of perceiving the world. A personal flower essence blend is included. 3 Hours. Sat., 3/29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

Healing Hands: An Energy Experience RECR41601


Energy balancing is recognized as one of the most powerful tools in the holistic health field due to it is simple, effective, and easy-to-learn modality of healing. Using the natural currents of life-force that flow through our hands, it is possible to release blocked currents of energy that accompany symptoms of illness and restore a person’s balance and health. 3 Hours. Sat., 2/22, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

New IV Therapy for LPN’s & RN’s - On Site See Page 4

$219 + $65 Lab

New Magical Unicorns, Dolphins & Mermaids


Discover the unconscious world and messages from these sentient beings. Unicorns are biblical creations with healing energies, while dolphins have helped humans in danger and needing guidance in the seas. Learn about these energies, and get a reading from both the Magical Mermaid and Unicorn Oracle cards for guidance of your own! 2 Hours. 7-9 p.m. STC, Room 4103. RECR44301 Thurs., 3/6 RECR44302 Tues., 4/22

Manifesting Your Desires RECR26601

$69 + $10 Lab

Learn manifesting techniques to create the life you desire. When change is introduced into our lives, we experience internal and external challenges. With the use of intuition, one can overcome these blocks and master the art of manifesting. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Tues., 3/25-4/22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

New Practical Intuition


$35 + $5 Lab

This class will take you on a journey of discovering and unlocking the intuitive skills mankind was born with. Intuition is not mystical; it is logical. Using a step-by-step approach, we will learn to access your intuitive abilities. By learning the seven steps of unlocking intuition, this class will help you with any or all decisions. 8 Hours- 4 Weeks. Wed., 2/26-3/19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

Reiki I: Usui/Tibetan System of Healing Shoden Level RECR17701


Reiki is spiritually guided life force energy. Level I class will explain the philosophy and history, both Japanese and Western, of Reiki as a healing practice. Students will learn hand positions and how to give a complete Reiki Treatment for self and others. Also, students will receive four attunements. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow. Required textbook can be purchased from the instructor for $20 at the first class. 7 Hours. Sat., 5/3, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. LRC, Room 9113. No Senior Waivers.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Health & Wellness - Home & Garden Relax with Swedish Massage RECR43801

Spring 2014

$55 + $5 Lab

Learn the benefits of massage therapy via the four essential strokes of Swedish massage and be able to perform massage techniques using both chair and table techniques. Individuals and couples welcome. 12 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 2/24-3/17, 6-9 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

New Spirituality Workshop RECR45801


In this eclectic course we address working with angelic energies, decoding numerology, chakras, exploring the tarot, and addressing the language and mysteries of astrology for guidance and empowerment of a higher spiritual consciousness. Enjoy mini readings with this class. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 4/24-5/29, 7-9 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TRAINING CENTER PA Department of Health Certification Courses In:

• Fully Accredited EMS Training Facility • Dedicated Classroom & Equipment • Continuing Education for all Levels of EMS Provider • First Aid, BCLS, & AED Training for Industrial Responders • OSHA Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogen Programs • For more information, call 724-480-3530 or e-mail


If you’re a member of the “Sandwich Generation” and are building or remodeling a home that can accommodate multiple generations (but especially mom and pop), you need to be exposed to some unique ideas with such building needs and accommodations in mind. Yes, you CAN grow older “your way.” This course will give you an overview of what is involved in a home that has a universal design. 2.5 Hours. Tues., 3/18, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

Growing Herbs for Everyday Use RECR10401

$20 + $5 Lab

Learn to grow herbs in pots; harvest, preserve, and store them; and discover their various uses. Once planted, you will discover how to use them now and throughout the year. Focus will be on garlic, lavender, basil, mint, and chives. 3 Hours. Wed., 4/30, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4009.



How To Buy Your First Home RECR04401

$20 + $5 Lab

Learn some insider tips to buying your first home. Topics include finding a home, home inspections, warranties, closings, credit/improving your credit score, mortgage planning, closing costs, loan limits for conventional and FHA loans, and more. 2.5 Hours. Wed., 4/2, 6:30-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

For a successful landscape design, the Do-It-Yourselfer needs to avoid some of the common design pitfalls that are often made by home owners. From subtle errors such as miscalculation to selecting the wrong plants, homeowners can avoid unnecessary expense and headaches by learning how to avoid these errors. A poor landscape choice can also influence other parts of the landscape. Let us help you do it right the first time by making the most of your landscape. 3 Hours. Thurs., 3/27, 6-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

Prune It Yourself RECR06301

$20 + $15 Lab

Real Estate Investing RECR34401

$30 + $10 Lab

Spring Perennial Planting

$20 + $5 Lab

For do-it-yourselfers or the landscaper - this class provides information on why, when, and how to prune. Can proper pruning decrease the need for pesticides? Come prepared to practice proper pruning techniques on bushes and shrubs. Bring a pair of hand pruners with you to class. 3 Hours. Thurs., 3/13, 6-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.



Building a new home can be confusing and overwhelming. This informative home building course is designed for people who want to build a home on land they own or want to purchase. Whether you’re looking for land or building on undeveloped land, this course is for you! We’ll provide step-by-step instructions on the entire home building process. With spring on the way, now is the time to become informed. 2.5 Hours. Tues., 2/18, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

Landscape Design - Avoiding Common Mistakes RECR02601 $20 + $10 Lab


New Baby Boom Builders

New Home Building Seminar 101

The housing market is in a state of flux - - - but where you find risks you also find opportunities. Learn about resources that are available and strategies you can use to help you successfully purchase rental real estate or purchase real estate intended for rapid resale. Taught by a licensed agent, this course reviews the pros/cons of sheriff sales, financing options, and ways to locate appealing properties. 5 Hours-2 Weeks. Tues., 2/182/25, 6:30-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6115. Back by popular demand, Annette Iannetti teaches in a very hands-on format what to plant so that you end up with a garden that complements what you have either planted or transplanted. This course will focus on when and how to split perennials, proper location of perennials, and how to create a low maintenance garden. 3 Hours. Thurs., 3/13. HSC, Room 6017. RECR16501 9 a.m-12 p.m. RECR16502

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Spring 2014

LANGUAGES New Baby & Me Sign Language RECR38201

$35 + $5 Lab

Parents, learn the NEW way to communicate with your babies! Learn the basics of sign language so you can “talk” to your baby at an early age then they can learn to sign to you at a later age. Registration for one parent includes cost for baby (3 to 12 months old). 4 Hours-4 Weeks. Sat., 3/83/29, 10-11 a.m. STC, Room 4131.

French - Conversational RECR30301

$70 + $10 Lab

Learn French for a future trip or personal enrichment with an emphasis on conversation, grammar, and written French. Using authentic euro currency, learn how to shop in French at Monoprix! Read a French menu and order in a favorite restaurant. Learn the favorite tourist areas in and around Paris. Improve your pronunciation, brush up your accent, and eat some French specialties! Amusez-vous bien! A bientot! 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Thurs., 2/20-4/10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

German for Business & Pleasure RECR30201


What better way to learn German than to be taught in a real German classroom! Your instructor has a wealth of knowledge she’ll share with you in a fun and interesting format so that you’ll feel comfortable speaking phrases and short sentences in German. Sign up if you’d like an introduction in speaking German or to brush up on your language study from the past. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Tues., 2/25-4/15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Central Valley High School, Room North D204.

Italian - Beginning RECR30501


Emphasis is on forming and using basic language structures, useful vocabulary, pronunciation, and learning common phrases. This course will provide students with a basic understanding of conversational Italian. Text required. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Wed., 2/19-4/23, 7-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Italian - Intermediate RECR30601


Sign Language - Beginning RECR30801

$98 + $15 Lab

Sign Language - Phase II RECR30901

$40 + $10 Lab

Spanish - Beginning RECR31001

$82 + $10 Lab

Spanish - Intermediate RECR31101

$65 + $10 Lab

Spanish for Travel RECR39901

$65 + $10 Lab

This course is an introduction to American Sign Language the visual language used by the Deaf in America. Learn fingerspelling and signs for frequently used words. The history of American Sign Language and Deaf culture will be discussed. Activities will give students an opportunity to apply their knowledge of sign communication. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Mon., 2/10-4/14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4131.

Start perfecting the ABC’s and review and further develop your knowledge of vocabulary and sentence structure in American Sign Language. Improve your receptive and expressive skills through signing drills and class activities. Prereq: Sign Language-Beginning. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 4/28-5/19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4131.

This course is for novices and will provide an introduction to basic grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. This class offers fundamentals of the language for those with no knowledge of Spanish, as well as the introductory skills needed for basic sentences used in everyday conversation. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Wed., 2/5-3/26, 7-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6005.

This course is designed for individuals who have taken an introductory Spanish class and are able to speak very simple sentences in Spanish. This class is an extension of Spanish-Beginning and will provide additional grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation for those who wish to acquire more verbal communication skills. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Wed., 4/9-5/14, 7-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6005.

This class will focus on phrases and short sentences that you will want to learn before you visit a Spanish-speaking country for pleasure or for business. The course will focus on everyday words/phrases you should know and words/phrases you would likely encounter while traveling. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 3/27-5/8 (no class 4/17), 7-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6005.

This continuation of Beginning Italian will cover such topics as reading, translating, conversing, and composing. Use same text as Beginning Italian course. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Tues., 2/18-4/22, 7-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Lifelong Learners

Spring 2014 Genealogy - Digging Up Your Roots RECR02001 $65 + $15 Lab


In the first part of this class, you will employ a step-by-step approach to explore your ancestry using basic genealogy techniques. You’ll learn where to go and how to get the answers to your past. In the second part of the class, you will use computers to further your knowledge as you delve deeper on your ancestral journey. Your family tree is a great gift to give a loved one! 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 2/25-4/1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4009.

CUSTOMIZED FOR 55+ LEARNERS NO SENIOR WAIVERS These classes are designed for adult learners who prefer smaller classes. Instructors will introduce topics at a comfortable pace and in some cases with books designed in larger font and conducted in a non-technical manner.

New Civil War Medicine


$20 + $7 Lab

The Civil War was the bloodiest in U.S. history with over 680,000 deaths. Many were not on the battlefield but at medical treatment centers. Deaths were due to wounds, infectious disease, and common colds that developed into pneumonia. By the end of the War significant advances would be made in medicine. 2 Hours. Wed., 3/19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

Crochet Olè RECR24601


You will be shouting this when you complete your project that you get to pick! You’ll learn the slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet techniques. Easy first-time projects include scarves, small blankets and animals. If you have a pattern, bring it to class as well as one skein of worsted weight yarn and a size G or H crochet hook. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 4/16-5/14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. SSC, Room 1005.

Driver Safety Program for Seniors RECR10601

Free Tuition

The AARP Driver Safety Program is designed for drivers 50+. Participants learn defensive driving techniques; new traffic laws; rules of the road; the effects of medication; and how to safely adjust driving to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Your certificate (good for 3 years) entitles you to a 5-10 % reduction in your insurance premiums. Material fee is $15 for AARP members & $20 for nonmembers. The payment of material fee is due/made at first class. Students must pre-register. 8 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 3/22-3/29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Driver Safety for Seniors - Refresher RECR38101 Free Tuition This refresher class is a condensed version of the Driver Safety Program for Seniors class. In order to take this class, you MUST bring your certificate with you showing completion of an 8-hour class within prior 3 years. Participants 50 and over will review all of the concepts covered in the 8-hour class. Your certificate entitles you to three more years of a 5-10% reduction in your insurance premiums. Material fee is $15 for AARP members & $20 for non-members. The payment of material fee is due/made at first class. Students must pre-register. 4 Hours. Sat., 4/12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

eBay for Beginners RECR12502

$55 +$10 Lab

Learn the nuts and bolts of the eBay auction site at a slower pace that is easy to understand. Receive personalized attention in the steps you need to take to create an eBay and a PayPal account. Then, learn some of the basic concepts of eBay to become comfortable with using this website to buy and sell. 5 Hours-2 Weeks. Wed., 2/26-3/5, 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4022.


Knit Happens RECR24801


Students will start or continue simple knitting projects designed to teach basic technique to make a scarf, hat, slippers, throw, baby item, or other patterns using a variety of colors and knitting materials. If you have a special pattern, bring it to class. Please bring a skein of worsted weight yarn and a pair of size 8 or 10 needles. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 3/5-4/9 (no class 3/19), 6:30-8:30 p.m. SSC, Room 1005.

New The Vietnam War 1964-1973 RECR45601

$20 + $7 Lab

Understanding Medicare

$35 + $10 Lab

Yoga for Seniors RECR36401

$65 +$10 Lab

This is a story about the brutality of war when no men are winners and victory is a high body count. U.S. military brass resurrected the old policy of attrition towards the enemy. Learn why it didn’t work and the reasons for this failure. 2 Hours. Wed., 4/2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4102. Confused and stressed by what you’ve heard about Medicare? Worry no more! This class explains Medicare in a simplified format presented in plain English so that you can make good choices. The class presents Medicare Parts A, B, C, D and Medigap in words you’ll understand. If you delay signing-up for Parts A, B and D at 65, some monthly charges may be increased. This course is designed for adults approaching age 65, their relatives, and caregivers. 3 Hours. STC, Room 4130. RECR44801 Wed., 3/19, 6-9 p.m. RECR44802 Fri, 3/21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. RECR44803 Sat., 3/29, 9 a.m. -12 p.m.

Yoga for seniors is a gentle yoga class incorporating range of motion exercises, stretching, strengthening, body awareness, restorative breathing, and relaxation. This class is specially designed to increase strength, flexibility, and balance. Chair support is offered to safely perform both seated and standing poses. 12 Hours-12 Weeks. Fri., 2/14 -5/9 (no class 4/18), 11 a.m.-12 p.m. B-Well Nation, 605 Darlington Rd., Beaver Falls.

New Zumba Fitness


$88 +$10 Lab

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Classes feature exotic rhythms set to high energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and experiencing soaring energy levels! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. 12 Hours-12 Weeks. Sat., 2/15–5/10 (no class 4/19), 8-9 a.m. B-Well Nation, 605 Darlington Rd, Beaver Falls.

Zumba Gold RECR36701


If you’ve wanted to try Zumba but thought it might be too intense of a workout for you, the Gold class is guaranteed to change your mind! Everyone will enjoy the lively music routines at a slower pace, with longer warm-ups and cool-downs. The class moves at a slower speed with less intense movements for those with more limited joint mobility. But don’t worry, you will still get a great and safe workout! 24 Hours-12 Weeks. Mon. & Wed, 2/10-4/30, 5-6 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Music & Dance - On The Road / Travel

Spring 2014


MUSIC & DANCE Ballroom Dancing - Intro RECR00301


Learn how to dance and feel the rhythms of Latin dancing. Learn the swing, cha-cha, rumba, salsa, waltz, and fox trot. Tuition is per person. Register with a partner and use a separate registration form for each person. Also great class for those who want a refresher! 18 Hours-9 Weeks. Thurs., 2/13-4/10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

Belly Dancing - Intro RECR28401

$65 + $10 Lab

Discover the basic moves, rhythms, and styles of belly dancing. Learn how to shimmy and experience the fitness benefits from isolating your ribs, abs, and hips to exotic music. All ages can enjoy this calorie-burning dance. 12 Hours-8 Weeks. Thurs., 2/27-4/17, 7:30-9 p.m. Bridge Street Yoga, 99 Bridge Street, Bridgewater.

New Drum, Write, Draw - Inroads to your Creativity RECR33301

$55 + $10 Lab

Guitar - Intro RECR16801

$65 + $5 Lab

In this highly interactive class, experience the joy of drumming and recreational music making in a supportive group setting with rhythms from around the globe. Engage some simple but powerful tools to create your own original mandala art and draw on your experience for some inthe-moment writing. This wellspring is within all of us (not just “artists”) and by regularly engaging and exploring this creativity, we can deepen our connection with life through some of the planet’s oldest art forms. 9 Hours-6 Weeks. Wed., 2/19-3/26, 6:30-8 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

New Beaver County Magical Musical “Hystery” Tour RECR03001

$9 + $29 Lab

Western Europe by Rail RECR34801

$33 + $5 Lab

Tour Beaver County’s historical roots while we also celebrate our musical genius. All of the planned sites will focus on our region’s adoration for music. Visits include the Beaver Area Heritage,Vicary Mansion, a Bavarian lunch at St. John’s Lutheran Church, and Old Economy Village. The Monaca Coronet Band will be featured at our last stop at the Monaca Hall of Fame. Registration deadline is 4/28. The bus departs from CCBC’s Dome at 8:30 a.m. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before departure. Sat., 5/3. Approximate return at 5:30 p.m. No Senior Waivers.

Your bona fide expert in European travel guarantees a delightful “trip” while you explore such destinations as Norway, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, Austria, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, and Sweden. You’ll check out options for rail passes - single country, multi-country, discounts, and overnight trains. You’ll also learn to read train schedules; purchase tickets; and collect information on local transportation, lodging, and European countries/cites. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Mon., 2/17-2/24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Students will learn the basic principles of playing guitar by learning songs and music theory. Topics covered in this course include holding, tuning, and maintaining a guitar; learning the fretboard; playing single notes, chords, and scales; and exploring different styles. The instructor will help develop a direction/plan for students to continue learning. Students required to bring a guitar, small amplifier (electric guitars only), notebook/ pen, guitar strap, and picks. 10 Hours-10 Weeks. Sat., 2/8-4/12, 9-10 a.m. LRC, Room 9115.

New Guitar - Private Lessons

Students will receive personalized classes designed for their individual level. No prior guitar training is needed the instructor will start the student’s individualized lesson from his/her existing level of experience and interest. All aspects of guitar playing included. Students will receive eight (8) one-on-one lessons for the length of time listed below starting the week of 2/24 and ending the week of 4/14. Learn to play guitar from a qualified instructor teaching for over 15 years and bachelor’s degree in music. Lessons given at CCBC Campus. Ages 5 to Adult. Instructor will call students to set up appointments by Tues., Feb 18. No Senior Waivers. RECR11801 (30 minute lesson) $36 + $120 Lab RECR11802 (60 minute lesson) $72 + $240 Lab

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Special Interets

Spring 2014 AKC Canine Good Citizen RECR14501

$75 + $5 Lab

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class RECR23001

$75 + $5 Lab

Get some awesome and innovative ideas for your wedding! A highly recognized wedding planner will provide tips and ideas from some of the most interesting weddings she’s planned. You’ll cover photography/videography ideas, wedding locations, table arrangements, entertainment, themes for engagement parties and showers, unique food displays and favors, and more. Let your imagination run wild! Please bring sack lunch. 3 Hours. Sat., 3/1, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Granary.

D-I-Y Alterations RECR45401

$25 + $5 Lab

D-I-Y Dog Grooming RECR14901

$30 + $5 Lab

Homemade Bread Baking RECR27801

Learn how to properly maintain all coat types, including clipping and scissoring long haired dogs and proper stripping techniques for wirehaired breeds. You’ll learn first aid, nail trimming, ear care, bathing, tooth brushing, and gland expression. Even if you love splurging on your canine comrades, it’s still nice to know how to keep your pet in shape in between groomings. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Thurs., 3/20-3/27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.

D-I-Y Hemming

$25 + $5 Lab

Elder Care from A to Z RECR07501

$45 + $10 Lab

SPECIAL INTERESTS New About Face at Old Economy Village Series Yes, we wanted to offer classes that you just can’t appreciate if taken online. Try one of these fun workshops that are designed for all ages! Learn new skills, uncover cool ideas, make awesome projects and even new friends who have similar interests as you. Try it -- we know you’ll like it! All classes held at Old Economy Village, 270 16th St., Ambridge. Location at Economy Village listed below. No Senior Waivers.

D-I-Y Wine Making RECR45201

$20 + $10 Lab

Five Star Wedding RECR04901

$20 + $15 Lab

If you love wine and have always thought about making your own, don’t start without attending this workshop first. An expert vintner will demonstrate what you need to know to make your own wine. Please bring sack lunch. 3 Hours. Sat., 3/8, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Visitor Center Classroom.

$21 + $18 Lab

Do not let this lost art disappear! Learn the secrets to making homemade bread in a brick oven. Although most of us don’t own brick ovens, these recipes are guaranteed to taste just as good in your traditional oven! Please bring sack lunch and wear weatherappropriate shoes and clothing. 4 Hours. Sat., 3/29, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Granary.

Tin Punch Lanterns RECR45301

$21 + $20 Lab

Create tin punch lanterns that can be used with citronella candles to ward off bugs on your deck or porch. Lanterns also make great indoor one-of-a-kind decorations and gifts with a personal flair! Please bring sack lunch. 3.5 Hours. Sat., 4/19, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The Granary. Don’t miss out on the following Spring Old Economy Village events: • Behind the Scenes Tour with Wine & Cheese, February 12th (6-9 p.m.) • Charter for Hope Day, March 8th & 9th (Free admission with non perishable food donation) • Easter Egg Hunt & Light Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, April 12th (Reservations required) • Beaver County History Days, May 2nd, 3rd, & 4th (Beaver County History Bus Tour on May 3rd) • Old Economy Village Spring Garden Workshop & Garden Mart, May 17th • Call 724-266-4500 for more details, registration, & prices.

This course is designed for dogs over one year of age or puppies over six months of age with prior obedience training and socialization. The class will cover all skills necessary to pass either the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen test or the Therapy Dog International test. The 10 basic obedience skills will be taught and reinforced through practice. On the last week, the test will be administered and dogs passing all requirements will receive AKC Good Citizen recognition, including a certificate. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 4/24-5/29, 6:45-7:45 p.m. ASC (Chippewa). Meet in employee parking lot.

This course will instill basic manners and socialization skills in puppies between 12 weeks and 6 months of age but is an appropriate class for dogs up to 1 year of age with no prior socialization or training. It will provide owners with a knowledgeable source of help for common puppyrearing issues and lay the foundation work for basic obedience skills. Puppies meeting the Puppy Program criteria will receive American Kennel Club S.T.A.R. Puppy recognition, including a certificate. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 4/24-5/29, 5:30-6:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa). Meet in employee parking lot.

Clothing doesn’t fit well off the rack? Have you lost weight? This class will teach you how to alter clothing for a better fit. Bring a few items to class for discussion. 2.5 Hours. Sat., 3/15, 9-11:30 a.m. STC, Room 4103.

Can’t find a seamstress or just want to save money doing it yourself? Learn the basics of hemming pants by machine or hand sewing. Get tips on how to hem like a professional. You will be amazed how easy it is! 2.5 Hours. STC, Room 4103. RECR22701 Thurs., 2/20, 6:30-9 p.m. RECR22702 Sat., 3/8, 9-11:30 a.m.

Learn about the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s, how to distinguish between the two, how to most effectively communicate with those diagnosed with dementia, and when intervention should be taken to avoid safety crises. Learn what you can do to help your aging loved ones continue working on existing hobbies or learn new ones that are compatible with their mental and physical capacity. Learn what kinds of questions to ask and what to look for when seeking assisted living or skilled nursing assistance. You’ll also explore some of the most common health issues with aging elders and resources available to help with securing either at home or out-of-home care. 7.5 Hours-3 Weeks. Tues., 3/18-4/1, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4130.

New Organizing Your Chaos


$26 + $5 Lab

If you feel as if you can never find what you need when you need it, you have to take this class. Whether it is bills, files, keys, clothes, pictures, or important records, this will help you learn tips that can help you organize your life - at work and at home. Disorganization is rampant in our society. Adopting some simple strategies will help you live a life free of clutter and chaos. 3 Hours. Wed , 4/9, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4009


To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Special Interests - Youth & Teens

New Spirit Photography


Spring 2014 $39 + $10 Lab

Having odd photos is nothing new with the boom of Ghost Hunting. Spirits have been appearing in photos for many years. You’ll view some of the first ever “Spirit Photos” and learn the history of photography. We will also discuss how Photoshop and certain techniques can be used to fake photos. 6 Hours–3 Weeks. Tues., 2/18-3/4, 7-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

New UFOs - Intro RECR45701

Free Tuition + $10 Lab

UFOS have fascinated people for centuries. Brushed aside by mainstream science the media has used it for entertainment purposes. Over the past 60 years researchers have collected data on UFOS and related phenomena. This series will look at much of this research in weekly classes to enable students to have a better understanding of UFOs. 10 Hours-10 Weeks. Tues., 2/25-4/29, 7:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6105.

Wind & Solar Energy for the Tinkerer RECR36901 $65 + $59 Lab Students will discuss alternate energy production methods and uses while building working models of large scale energy producing devices and equipment. Course projects include building a solar panel, mini windmill, current regulator, a super capacitor battery and a light emitting diode flashlight. If you are a tinkerer and like to experiment, this class is for you. Have fun and learn at the same time, lots of hands-on class time. Participants will be better informed about alternate energy devices. Students meeting attendance requirements will receive a CCBC certificate of completion. 15 Hours-6 Weeks. Mon., 2/24-3/31, 6:30-9 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.

Writer’s Publishing Workshop RECR03301

$63 + $20 Lab

A published writer will instruct this course for individuals with an interest in writing and publishing fiction or non-fiction. This course will equip you with strategies and techniques for: organizing themes and ideas, developing themes and ideas into chapters, completing material ready for publication, pursuing publication avenues, learning how to copyright material and write author proposals, freelancing, locating publishers, self-publishing, and marketing. Please bring a writing tablet and pencil. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Wed, 3/5-4/9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4004.

YOUTH & TEENS Babysitting’s My Business CHLD00101

$35 + $30 Lab

Need a summer job? Get prepared with this class by creating your own traveling babysitters bag and handy survival guide as well as a flyer to market your new skills (flash drive provided). You will end up with the best babysitting skills and marketing strategy in town after taking this class. Learn creative insights to babysitting along with fun activities, games, and techniques for caring for children ranging from infants to school age. You’ll learn about basic child development, effective communication with parents and children, how to handle challenges, and how to make meal time, bath time, and bed time enjoyable. Ages 10-17. 3 Hours. Sat., 3/8, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4004.

CPR for Babysitters & Youth CHLD14201

$25 + $5 Lab

Stand out among your peers by knowing what to do in the event of an injury or a life threatening emergency either while employed as a sitter or in the comfort of your own home while caring for siblings. You will be extremely well prepared to work a summer job that involves the safety and care of infants, toddlers, and young children. The AHA CPR course for babysitters is for anyone who works as a childcare worker and does not need a card for employment. A certificate of completion will be given. Ages 10-17. 3 Hours. Sat., 4/12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. HSC, Room 6017.

Diggin’ It With Dinosaurs CHLD00401

$30 + $5 Lab

WOW! Did those creatures really live on Earth? How do we know they lived here? What did they eat? Where did they disappear to? Learn this and more by listening to dinosaur poems & stories, making dinosaur “fossils” and puppets, creating a dinosaur diorama, and going on a “fossil” dig! Ages 4-7. 6 Hours-4 Weeks. Sat., 3/8-3/29, 9-10:30 a.m. CEC, Room 2203.

EVERYTHING You Need to Know About the College Application Process $25 + $10 Lab Designed for high school juniors and seniors and their families, this class features the nuts and bolts on what it takes to obtain entrance into the fine colleges and universities in this area and across the U.S. Learn from a seasoned counselor what colleges are looking for and what students should include in their application packets. Ages 15 and up. 2 Hours. STC, Room 4131. CHLD17601 Sun., 3/16, 2-4 p.m. CHLD17602 Wed., 4/2, 6-8 p.m.

New French for Kids


$39 + $15 Lab

Guitar - Intro CHLD04401

$65 + $5 Lab

Julie’s House of Rock (Guitar) CHLD15401

$65 + $5 Lab

A fun & games approach to develop interest in foreign language, culture & customs. Taught by a certified teacher and former resident of France, students will receive a workbook and CD. Themes include; greetings, numbers, colors, alphabet, family, food, days of the week & birthdays. Ages 6-12. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. Tues., 2/18-4/8, 4-5 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

Students will learn the basic principles of playing guitar by learning songs and music theory. Topics include holding, tuning, and maintaining a guitar; learning the fretboard; playing single notes, chords, and scales; and exploring different styles. The instructor will help develop a direction/ plan for students to continue learning. Each student will be required to bring a guitar, small amplifier (electric guitars only), notebook/pen, guitar strap, and picks. Guitar tuners preferred. Ages 7-17. 10 Hours-10 Weeks. Sat., 2/8 -4/12, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. LRC, Room 9115.

Instead of just playing Guitar Hero, learn to become one! The focus of this course will be on improving the student’s existing guitar skills and providing opportunities for personal development through performance. Acoustic or electric guitars (amp needed) are required along with notebook, pen, guitar strap, and picks. You will expand your guitar abilities by being challenged according to your own personal skill level. Ages 7-17. 10 Hours-10 Weeks. Sat., 2/8-4/12, 10-11 a.m. LRC, Room 9115.

Karate/Martial Arts - Intro

Students learn martial arts and self-defense techniques and exercises that develop strength, coordination, discipline, vitality, and self-confidence. Sun., 2/16-5/11 (no class 4/20). CEC, Room 2301. CHLD14701 $45 Ages 5-6. 6 Hours-12 Weeks. 9:15-9:45 a.m. CHLD14702 $65 Ages 7-12. 12 Hours-12 Weeks. 10-11 a.m.

Kids Crafts & Recipes CHLD01401

$35 + $10 Lab

Your kids will have a blast making their own play dough, silly putty, bubbles, butter, ice cream, pudding, and other kids’ favorites. Not only will the kids have a great time, but they will be introduced to the basics of “cooking,” too! They’ll also create some awesome Easter and Spring decorations and craft projects for the home. Ages 4-7. 6 Hours-4 Weeks. Sat., 3/8-3/29, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Youth & Teens

New Music Makers CHLD08901

Spring 2014 $20 + $15 Lab

Making music has never been so much fun! Students will make & play musical instruments, games, learn about various music styles, and how music impacts society. Ages 7-11. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 2/22-3/1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

New Music & Rhythm


$20 + $15 Lab

Making instruments, learning about the solfeggio scale and playing games are just a few exciting things students will do as they expand their knowledge of music. Students will gain a better understanding about how to identify rhythm, practice conducting and more! Ages 9-14. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 3/29-4/5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

New Wild and Wonderful Weather CHLD17301

$20 +$15 Lab

Students will learn about cloud structures, different weather patterns, and the pressure sys¬tem. Through hands-on experiments they will learn about severe weather and how to be prepared when bad weather arrives. Ages 9-14. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 3/8-3/15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4102.


If you have ideas for a class or have a passion to teach a subject in which you consider yourself an expert, please call us at 724-480-3447.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Corporate & Workforce Training

Spring 2014

CORPORATE & WORKFORCE TRAINING Corporate Workforce Training - we bring training to you! Washington County Center Bailey Center I, 125 Technology Drive Canonsburg, PA 15317

Our Southpointe location offers companies the following:

• Training in a variety of professional and technical areas at CCBC’s Southpointe location. • Room rentals equipped with computer labs. • Computer Training – available on site at our Southpointe location or we will bring computers to your location. • Customized Workforce Training can be uniquely tailored to your workforce needs in: ► Human Resource Development ► PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Programs ► Supervisory, Leadership, Team Building Training ► Succession Management ► Finance Essentials ► Electronic Health Record Management ► Health Information Technology ► Home Healthcare Aide ► Computer Applications (hardware, software, & certification programs) ► Search Engine Optimization & Analytics ► Social Media – Digital Marketing ► Industrial Maintenance ► Lean Manufacturing ► GIS Mapping ► OSHA 10-Hour for General Industry ► Safety ► Soldering Certification ► Wide variety of other skilled and professional areas Call 724-480-3448 for additional information and Spring class schedule today!

CCBC is a certified WEDnet Partner for our region since the program’s inception in 1999. We have assisted hundreds of companies in obtaining WEDnet GFT grant funds through the Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development in the areas of Manufacturing and Information Technology training. For more information on qualification requirements for the WEDnet grant, visit or contact our office at 724-480-3583.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3448


ed2go - Career Training Programs

Spring 2014

Enhance your career opportunities in the comfort of your own home. CCBC, through a partnership with ed2go, is proud to offer over 100 offerings of online certificate programs. Payment plans available for online certificate programs. No tuition waivers.


Business and Professional

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AutoCAD 2011 AutoCAD 3D Chartered Tax Professional Certified Bookkeeper Emergency Management Training for First Responders Lean Mastery Payroll Practice & Management Professional Bookkeeping w/QuickBooks 2012 Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgt. Six Sigma Green Belt Technical Writing

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3ds max Administrative Professional Android Application Developer Help Desk Analyst Tier 1 Support Specialist Management for IT Professionals Microsoft Office 2010 Master Certification Microsoft Web Developer Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Optimization

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150 Hours 80 Hours 180 Hours 140 Hours 300 Hours 60 Hours 80 Hours 140 Hours 300 Hours 100 Hours 80 Hours

IT and Software Development 300 Hours 380 Hours 120 Hours 120 Hours 390 Hours 300 Hours 200 Hours 250 Hours 150 Hours

Healthcare and Fitness • Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology • Advanced Coding for Physician’s Office • Certified Personal Trainer • Clinical Dental Assistant • ICD-10 Medical Coding • Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology • Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness, & Sports • Pharmacy Technician • Physical Therapy Aide • Veterinary Assistant

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360 Hours 80 Hours 60 Hours 240 Hours 200 Hours 300 Hours 200 Hours 300 Hours 150 Hours 170 Hours

Media and Design Digital Arts Certificate Event Management & Design Game Art Certificate Graphic Design w/Photoshop CS4 Residential Interior Designer Video Game Design & Development Web Applications Developer Webmaster

360 Hours 300 Hours 360 Hours 200 Hours 120 Hours 500 Hours 267 Hours 150 Hours

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ed2go - 6 Week Programs

Spring 2014 More than 300 online courses

> Instructor-Facilitated

Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. All courses run for six weeks (with a 10-day grace period at the end). Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office. Any time of the day or night. How to Get Started: 1. Visit our Online Instruction Center: 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.

Online Courses Community College of Beaver County

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel Discover the secrets to setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently.

• Expert Instructor

Introduction to Microsoft Access Store, locate, print, and automate access to all types of information. Introduction to Microsoft Word Learn how to create and modify documents with the world's most popular word processor. Introduction to PowerPoint Build impressive slide presentations filled with text, images, video, audio, charts, and more. Creating Web Pages Learn the basics of HTML so you can design, create, and post your very own site on the Web. Accounting Fundamentals Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of doubleentry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. Speed Spanish Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be speaking Spanish in no time.

A to Z Grantwriting Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals. Introduction to QuickBooks Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business. Grammar Refresher Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches. Real Estate Investing Build and protect your wealth by investing in real estate. Computer Skills for the Workplace Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you'll need to succeed in today's job market. Introduction to PC Troubleshooting Learn to decipher and solve almost any problem with your PC. Discover Digital Photography An informative introduction to the fascinating world of digital photography equipment.


• 24-Hour Access • Online Discussion Areas • 6 Weeks of Instruction

New course sessions begin monthly. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the courses that interest you. Enroll Now! Visit our Online Instruction Center today! or call:

(724) 480-3452 Courses Start as Low as:

$99 Requirements: All courses require Internet access, e-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more information. To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


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Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and selfpaced online Career Training Program.You can begin these programs at ANY time and learn at your OWN pace.

Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors create warm and supportive communities of learners and you can complete any course entirely from your home or office, 24 hours a day.

Features: • Facilitators and mentors are available to answer questions and help you through your studies Over 100 programs are available in: • Business & Professional • Healthcare & Fitness • Management & Corporate • Media & Design • Hospitality & Gaming • Skilled Trades & Industrial • IT & Software Development • Courses are open enrollment & self paced • All materials, workbooks and software are included

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