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Professional Development Pages 10-19

Lifelong Learning Institute Page 25

Personal Enrichment Pages 20-28

Adult Education & High School Equivalency Pages 29-31

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Staff Mary Posing, assistant dean mposing@kcc.edu Debra Hoyer-Denson, assistant director 815-802-8204 dhdenson@kcc.edu Ken Crite, SBDC coordinator 815-802-8222 kcrite@kcc.edu Kris Condon, professor 815-802-8216 kcondon@kcc.edu Tasha Klipp, administrative assistant 815-802-8207 Erica Billington, administrative assistant 815-802-8206 John Willard, coordinator Highway Construction Training 815-802-8205 Questions? Call us at

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We’ll help you get there! Registration form.................................................................................................... 4 Registration and other information......................................................................... 5 Computer skills....................................................................................................6-8 Professional development...............................................................................10-19 Personal enrichment.......................................................................................20-28 Lifelong Learning Institute.................................................................................... 25 Adult Education & GED preparation . .............................................................29-31 Professional development credit Kankakee Community College is an approved sponsor of continuing education for nurses; respiratory care practitioners; nursing home administrators; social workers; public accountants; licensed professional counselor/clinical counselor; athletic trainers; funeral directors and embalmers; physical therapists; occupational therapists; dieticians; and cosmetologists by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Certification credit for teachers

Kankakee Community College has been approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to provide professional development training for teachers in Illinois. Professional development hours (PDs) are listed with other course information. Teachers wishing to receive PDs must indicate so at the time of registration.

Class selection and suggestions Continuing Education & Career Services strives to offer a large and varied selection of educational opportunities. This booklet is filled with your favorite classes and many new ones. Don’t forget that classes and workshops are being coordinated and scheduled throughout each semester. Contact our office at 815-802-8207 to check for the most current listing of classes and/or to recommend further classes. We listen to your suggestions and try to offer the classes that have been requested. This publication does not constitute a contract between Kankakee Community College and its students, either collectively or individually. Course changes, modifications of fees, and other changes may occur after this publication has been printed and before these changes can be incorporated in a later edition. For this reason, the college does not assume a contractual obligation with its students for the contents of this publication. Every effort is made to ensure that instructors are knowledgeable in the subject that they are instructing. The views, opinions and beliefs of the instructors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of KCC. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION KCC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 540 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. It is the policy of the college that no person on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, creed, religion, color, marital or parental status, veteran status, age, national origin, political affiliation and/or beliefs, mental or physical handicap or disability shall be discriminated against. This includes, but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial assistance, placement, recruitment, educational programs, or activities. Lack of English skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in educational programs. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to David Cagle, Affirmative Action officer; Julia Waskosky, Title IX coordinator; or Kim Harpin, Section 504 coordinator; Kankakee Community College, 100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901-6505; 815-8028100. TTY users may phone 711. Outside of Illinois, dial 1-800-526-0844. Waskosky, the Title IX coordinator, ensures that the college is in compliance with the federal law by handling complaints, answering questions, organizing information and relevant statistics and staying informed regarding laws which affect these areas. Harpin, the Section 504 coordinator, coordinates the college’s services/programs for disabled student/staff populations that allow access to education.

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Registration Form KCC OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION & CAREER SERVICES 100 College Drive • Kankakee, IL 60901-6505 • 815-802-8207 • FAX: 815-802-8201 Unless noted in the course description, registration deadline is seven business days before the course begins. See Page 5 for registration options.

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Other registration/class information

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register … Online Visit www.kcc.edu/comejoinus If you register online, you must pay by credit card (Visa®, MasterCard® and Discover® accepted.)

Mail Complete the attached registration form and return it along with full payment to Continuing Education & Career Services, Kankakee Community College, 100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901. Do not mail cash.

Fax Complete the attached registration form and fax it to 815-802-8201, ATTN: Continuing Education & Career Services. If you register by fax, you must pay by credit card (Visa®, MasterCard® and Discover® accepted) or purchase order.

In person Complete the registration form and bring it to the Welcome Center on the first floor at KCC. Payment may be made at that time. In-person registration is open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mondays and Fridays. (KCC is closed most Fridays in May, June and July)

Phone Call 815-802-8207. Have your credit card number (Visa®, MasterCard® and Discover® accepted) or a purchase order ready. The TTY number within Illinois is 711. Phone registration hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (KCC is closed most Fridays in May, June and July) NOTE: Register for online classes by phone (815-802-8207) or email tklipp@kcc.edu.

General information If you have questions about our courses, please phone Tasha at 815-802-8207 or email tklipp@kcc.edu. Unless noted otherwise, participants must be at least 16 years of age.

Pre-registration Pre-registration is required. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to minimum enrollment requirements, you are encouraged to sign up at least seven business days before the first session. In all classes except online classes, once the minimum enrollment requirement is met, registrations will be accepted until the start date if space is available. For online classes, the registration deadline is one week before the class begins.

Registering a friend or co-worker You may register yourself and others. A separate form (or online registration) must be submitted for each person. Information required for each person – such as address, birth date and Social Security number – must be included.

Registration confirmation

KCC will send a confirmation of registration if it is requested. The confirmation will include a receipt, your beginning and end course dates, classroom location and any additional information.

Waiting lists If the class you want to take is full, ask to be placed on a waiting list. If another class is opened, you will be contacted.

Instructor absences Instructors rarely miss classes, but if a session is unexpectedly canceled, every effort will be made to call you. However, since this often happens on short notice, a sign will be posted at the class location.

Weather cancellations When KCC campus closes due to inclement weather, Continuing Education and Career Services classes are postponed. Classes canceled due to weather will be rescheduled. Visit www.kcc.edu/notify for information on notifications.

Cancellation policy If a class must be canceled by KCC, those who have enrolled will receive full refunds. The college will make every attempt to notify participants in advance of cancellations. Refunds from credit card payments will be made in the form of a credit to the cardholder’s account.

Withdrawal policy Participants may withdraw and receive full refunds, minus a $3 service fee, until two working days before the first session of class. After that point, no refunds will be given. Withdrawals are accepted by phone at 815-802-8207, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 5


Computer Skills

Intro to Illustrator

Google Apps

Learn the basic tools and skills to create vector art with Adobe Illustrator. This class focuses on the fundamentals of drawing within the Illustrator workspace. There’s also a basic overview of the interface. From editing and manipulating objects, to filling colors and editing text, you will begin by drawing basic shapes and advance to painting with digital brushes to create a watercolor canvas. Instructor: Amber Gocken.

Google Docs provides affordable real-time collaboration on cloud-based documents. You’ll learn basics such as creating and formatting documents; managing documents with multiple editors; creating and sharing templates; and building a Docs archive. Bring a valid Gmail account. Instructor: Kris Condon.

Thursdays, Sept. 21 to Oct. 26 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room V107 DAPR 301A.A13 $125, includes textbook.

Tuesday, Sept. 26 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 LECT 8190.A13 • $79, includes text.

Basic Computer Skills (Personal Computers) Learn basic computer skills in this course with lots of hands-on experience. You will learn to navigate and customize the desktop; create, find and save files; and open, create and save Microsoft Word files. Time will be spent on downloading, inserting and emailing photos to family and friends. Instructor: Amber Gocken. Wednesdays, Sept. 20 to Oct. 11 3-5 p.m. • KCC Room D122 DAPR 331A.A13 $125, includes textbook.

Cloud Computing With cloud storage, you get the flexibility and convenience of accessing photos, music or files anywhere! You’ll learn what cloud storage is, how to set it up, create an account, store and sync your data. You’ll then learn to get your saved files from any device with Internet access. The apps Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive will be explored. This class is for people new to cloud storage, and is perfect for students, small business owners, and traveling professionals. Instructor: Kris Condon. Tuesday, Sept. 12 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 COMP 9010.A13 • $29

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Computer Skills Beginning Microsoft Word 2016

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Learn how to efficiently use the Word window; edit documents; move and copy text; distinguish between character and paragraph formatting; create and manage tables; control page layout features—including headers and footers, margins, and page breaks; and proof and print documents. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon.

Take your Microsoft Excel knowledge to the next level. Learn to manipulate large worksheets; use multiple worksheets and workbooks; customize Excel; apply advanced formatting; manage lists; use advanced charting options; use auditing and comments features; and create and manage templates. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will also be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon.

Class note: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience.

Class note: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent experience.

Thursdays, Oct. 26 & Nov. 2 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 DAPR 333A.A13 $125, includes text.

Thursdays, Sept. 28 & Oct. 5 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 DAPR 325A.A13 $125, includes text.

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Intro to QuickBooks 2016 – online course

Class note: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Word or equivalent experience.

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small to medium-sized business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks offers an easy-to-use fully functional accounting system. In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need, such as setting up a chart of accounts; reconciling your checking account; creating and printing invoices, receipts, and statements; tracking payables, inventory, and receivables; creating estimates; and generating reports.

Monday, Oct. 2 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • KCC South Extension Center, Watseka Room SE04 DAPR 334A.F13 • $125, includes text.

Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $119 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Thursdays, Nov. 30 & Dec. 7 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 DAPR 334A.A13 $125, includes text.

Writing Effective Grant Proposals – online course

In this course, you will learn about working with styles, sections, and columns; formatting tables; printing labels and envelopes; creating templates and use building blocks; working with graphics and objects; and managing document revisions. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon.

Beginning Microsoft Excel 2016 Excel has become the backbone that powers many organizations. Build your Excel skills in a one-day workshop for beginners. Gain hands-on experience and end your Excel frustrations by learning how to work with formulas and functions, enter and edit data, create charts, format worksheets and much more. Practice while you learn the best features of this software package. Instructor: Kris Condon. Class note: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. Thursdays, Aug. 31 & Sept. 7 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 DAPR 332A.A13 • $125, includes text.

Preparing successful grant proposals for funding from corporations or foundations requires careful research, meticulous preparation, and graceful writing. Learn to avoid the errors that lead to the rejection of your proposal, and become better prepared to help the causes you most admire. This course will walk you through the essential steps--including an important discussion of what you must do when the grant arrives! Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course. Computer class note: Because of the amount of content covered in such a short time, you must attend the first session of your computer course. If you have a conflict, please call Tasha Klipp at 815-802-8207 to learn about other enrollment options.

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Computer Skills NEW! Using Digital Badging to Track Employees’ Competencies This interactive session will get you involved in digital badges, a new strategy to measure employee competencies. Digital badges show accomplishments, skills, and more. Employees can display badges on social media to establish a professional development record. Employers can track badges for succession planning, to enhance leadership development, and to motivate collaboration and friendly competition across teams. The session will introduce the KCC Cavalier Credentialing badge. You'll also get started on your own criteria for digital badges, including a checklist for your company’s first digital badge. We will coordinate the tracking of your employees’ successful completion of a badge.

End frustrations helping your child with

Common Core Math

Wednesday, Nov. 8 8:30-11 a.m. • KCC Room D151 LEAD 9110.A13 FREE, includes continental breakfast.

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification ®

KCC offers: Microsoft Office Specialist testing in all

For Parents

Attend our 4 session workshop designed to prepare adults to help their children with Common Core Mathematics.

Office 2016 products including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook, and all Office 2013 products leading to the Microsoft Office Specialist Credential. The cost is $150 ($25 less than suggested retail). Ask about college credit by examination for the cost of 1 credit hour.

Mondays, Oct. 2 – 23, 6-8 p.m. • $55 KCC South Extension Center in Watseka

Learn which courses prepare you for Microsoft Office Specialist exams and get more information:

• Why Common Core? • The DNA of numbers • Visualization of fractions • Putting WORDS back into word problems

Kris Condon 815-802-8216 or email kcondon@kcc.edu.

Topics include:

For information or to register, call 815-802-8780.

THE POWER OF COMMUNIT Y KCC South Extension Center 1488 E Walnut St, Watseka, IL 60970 815-802-8780

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THE POWER OF COMMUNIT Y

Fall classes begin Aug. 21 Information:

815-802-8500 register.kcc.edu

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Professional Development

NEW! Sales and Marketing Institute Come learn basic through intermediate techniques for selling in the 21st Century. Brief lectures, readings and videos will prepare you for hands-on exercises and practice during the class. Successful sales people will provide specific examples each week. Emphasis will be on professionalism and ethical conduct that leads to longterm success. Each session will include small group or individual demonstrations. Facilitator: Dr. Don Daake. Wednesdays, Oct. 25 to Nov. 22 8:30-11:30 a.m. • KCC Room D124 MKTG 323G.A13 • $199

NEW! Fabrication 1 Join this informative and fun introduction to light metal fabrication. Learn to safely use fabrication tools and equipment such as band saws, shears, slip rollers, press breaks, iron workers, tube benders, planishing hammers, plus hand and layout tools used in everyday metal fabrication. Instructor: Mark Stevenson. Tuesdays, Aug. 29 to Oct. 3 5:30-10:30 p.m. • KCC Manufacturing and Industrial Training Center, 2580 S. Route 45/52 WELD 321G.F13 • $350

NEW! Fabrication 2 After learning the basics of fabrication, this class will offer more complex exercises for you to attain greater skills and confidence using the equipment. There will be a small class project that you can keep. Instructor: Mark Stevenson. Class note: The prerequisite is Fabrication 1. Tuesdays, Oct. 17 to Nov. 21 5:30-10:30 p.m. • KCC Manufacturing and Industrial Training Center, 2580 S. Route 45/52 WELD 331G.F13 • $450

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NEW! Behavior-Based Safety and Severe Incident Prevention Through exercises that practice key skills, you will develop a step-by-step action plan for enhancing safety in your organization. The course starts with discussion of common safety issues experienced at the participating companies. For the rest of the workshop, practical applications of behavioral science will be taught. Your efforts will be a key aspect of ensuring your company reduces the potential for injuries and catastrophic events. The instructor is Dr. D.J. Moran, who has worked with companies around the world teaching powerful, evidencebased approaches that have significant impact on safety outcomes. Your safety team and your company will certainly benefit from his expertise in the science of safety. Dates TBA 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information please call 815-802-8207 or email mposing@kcc.edu MNFG 323A.A13

NEW! Visual Welding Inspection Levels I & II This class is derived from ASNT (American Society for Nondestructive Testing®) training to meet the requirements for Level I and Level II personnel. The course content follows ASNT CP-105 for Topical Outlines for Qualifying NDT Personnel. Topics include: Theory & Fundamentals, Equipment & Accessories, Visual Perception & Practical Techniques, Employer Needs, Specific Procedures, Personnel Requirements, Weld Symbols, Welding & Cutting Processes and Definitions. Saturdays, Oct. 7 to 28 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. • KCC Manufacturing and Industrial Training Center, 2580 S. Route 45/52 WELD 311G.F13 $499 includes textbook

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FREE

Job Search

Boot Camp

These FREE seminars lead you to a successful experience at the Kankakee Community College Job Fair NEW! How to Conduct a Successful Job Search Job Search Skills

From Job Fair to Job Offer Learn how to prepare for, and get the most out of KCC's job fair. Get insidht on how the job fair is structured and how to impress area employers. Instructor: Ken Crite.

Learn how to properly complete employment applications, fin various job searching tools, best practices for submitting resumes and proper follow up techniques. Instructor: Ken Crite.

Thursday, Sept. 28 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D121 LECT 9057.Q23

Wednesday, Aug. 30 5:30-7 p.m. ●• KCC Room D121 LEAD 9140.Q13

Tuesday, Oct. 10 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D121 LECT 9057.Q33

Job Hunting in a Digital World Learn how to compete for employment in a digital job market. The class will discuss joining the job hunt, pitching the professional profile, learning to utilize LinkedIn, selling yourself on social media, retooling your resume, and revealing job resources.

Resumes and Cover Letters Learn how to create a job objective that gets results and showcase your employment and education background in a chronologically formatted resume. Components of a successful cover letter also will be reviewed. Great for people who are looking to move up in a career field.

Thursday, Oct. 12 5:30-7 p.m. ●• KCC Room D121 LECT 8920.Q13

Tuesday, Oct. 17 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D121 LECT 9034.Q13

I Have an Interview...Now What? Learn to prepare for a successful interview. Instructor: Ken Crite. Wednesday, Sept. 6 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D121 LECT 9035.Q13

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Professional Development New! Internships: Process and Procedures for Students If you're a student interested in seeking an internship opportunity, be sure to attend this presentation to learn the internship process and procedures. Tips will be given on how to secure an internship that will meet the requirements of the instructor. Wednesday, Oct. 25 10-11:30 a.m. • KCC Room D121 LEAD 9130.A13 FREE but reservations are requested.

New! Internships: Process and Procedures for Employers If you're an employer interested in seeking an internship opportunity for your business, be sure to attend this presentation to learn the internship process and procedures. Instruction includes how to write an accurate job description, complete required documents and other requirements to provide a successful internship experience. Thursday, Oct. 15 12:15-1:15 p.m. LEAD 9130.A23 FREE, but reservations are requested.

Different Strokes for Different Folks Get the latest information on stroke diagnosis and treatment, focusing on FAST mnemonic and the classic clinical presentation for stroke syndromes for various age groups. The lecture starts with a review of functional neuroanatomy correlated with anterior and posterior blood supply and stroke syndromes. Topics also include ischemic stroke vs. hemorrhagic stroke, signs and symptoms of thrombotic and embolic ischemic strokes, and brainstem stroke. Barb Bancroft also will provide a comprehensive overview of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors and discusses the treatment and prevention of the modifiable risk factors for both hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes. Other topics include the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale for assessment of stroke patients and the Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test© (TOR-BSST). Plus, acute emergency treatment using thrombolytic therapy will be discussed as the latest “game changer/once-in-a-lifetime” treatment using stent retrievers. Instructor, Barb Bancroft. Class note: 5.5 contact hours awarded to nurses and nursing home administrators.

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Tuesday, Sept. 12 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room HLTH 398A.A13 $79, includes handouts and contact hours.

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FREE SERVICES: • Advertise jobs and internships • Review resumes • Post only once! Post job opportunities either with KCC exclusively or with the CCJobNet partnership of 11 northern Illinois community colleges.

Looking for a job? FREE SERVICES: • Job opportunities postings • Career exploration and planning • Job board (located in KCC Workforce Development Center hallway)

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Healthcare, Mental Health and Teacher Professional Development

Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP, is a widely acclaimed national speaker, noted for her humorous, entertaining and information-packed seminars. She is author of the books Medical Minutiae, An Apple a Day – the ABCs of Diet and Disease and Live a Little, Laugh a Lot. Many people can conduct health seminars, or write books on health, but very few can make them both thoroughly informative and entertaining. Bancroft makes complex health topics easily understandable and appealing. She has provided more than 2,000 educational and motivational seminars on clinical and health maintenance topics to healthcare professionals and corporations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Bancroft has been a regular speaker at KCC for more than 18 years.

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Professional Development

Our instructor

Candice Chaffee is a certified master herbalist, natural health professional and has studied and practiced holistic health for 25 years. She divides her time between teaching, public speaking and natural health consulting. Chaffee has been a guest lecturer at numerous conferences as well as the Medical College of Virginia, School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University, Wesleyan University, KCC, Illinois Valley Community College, Parkland College, Illinois Central College and Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

New Approaches to Stress & Life Management Stress is the bane of western civilization and culture. Very few of us have been taught constructive ways to manage our lives, time, emotions, and demands of daily activities. This course can change your life. Our reactions to stress reveal much about our inner lives. Learn techniques for transcending self-limiting beliefs and patterns of thinking. Learn how to identify the true sources of stress and how we can re-program behavioral responses. We will explore ancient Toltec wisdom in the simplicity of “The Four Agreements” as well as study bilaterality - the ability of the brain’s left and right hemispheres to fully function and communicate with each other. You’ll learn simple exercises and techniques that encourage healthier brain functioning. Join us for refreshing and innovative strategies to reduce, prevent, and manage your stress! Suggested Reading: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, Walking Your Blues Away by Thom Hartmann and The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer. Instructor: Candice Chaffee. Class notes: 6.5 contact hours awarded to social workers, counselors and nurses. IAODAPCA contact hours have been approved. Wednesday, Sept. 27 9 a.m - 4:30 p.m. • KCC Room D123 HLTH 476A.A13 $79, includes handouts and contact hours.

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Introduction to Herbalism “Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food.” - Hippocrates Medicinal herbs and plants are steeped in rich tradition and history. Many are high in nutritional and pharmacological properties. Herbs encourage and activate the body’s own healing mechanisms. This course offers an introduction to medicinal herbs and their history of use in healing. Topics include a brief history of herbal medicine, how herbs work in the human body, herbal properties and characteristics, and demonstrations of how to prepare a wide range of internal and external applications. Participants will gain a basic understanding of how and when to use medicinal herbs to address simple health issues. Instructor: Candice Chaffee. Class note: 6.5 contact hours awarded to counselors & nurses. Friday, Oct. 27 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • KCC Room D123 HLTH 376A.A13 $79, includes handouts and contact hours.

Advanced Herbalism As a continuation in the study of herbalism, this course offers an in-depth study of herbal therapies and formulation of herbal blends to address health needs. We will examine the major body systems, their functions, how they interact, and the corresponding herbs used to balance their activities. External and internal herbal preparations and their appropriate applications will be discussed comprehensively. You will leave with a profound understanding of the role herbs play in maintaining health and balance. Instructor: Candice Chaffee. Class notes: Prerequisite is the Introduction to Herbalism class. Please bring your materials from that class for review. 6.5 contact hours awarded to counselors & nurses. Friday, Nov. 10 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • KCC Room D123 HLTH 496A.A13 $79, includes handouts and contact hours.

Interested in teaching a class? Contact: dhdenson@kcc.edu

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Professional Development NEW! Gender Responsive Services: A Focus on Ethics and Cultural Competence In this workshop you will learn strategies for working more effectively with men and women in behavioral health settings with emphasis on ethics and cultural competence. Core issue topics for male clients will include difficulty expressing feelings, toxic masculinity, fear of failure, difficulty with intimacy, and ethical and culturally competent services. Gender-responsive services for women will include topics on critical areas to focus on in treamtent, apporaches to addictions and trauma recovery, and strategies for increasing gender competence. Viewing countertransference as a gift when counseling both men and women will be discussed. Instructor: Mark Sanders. Class notes: 6 contact hours will be awarded to social workers and counselors. This workshop satisfies the ethics and cultural competence requirement for licensed professionals in the State of Illinois. IAODAPCA contact hours have been applied for and are pending.

Patient Safety and Quality Conference Join us for a day focusing on patient safety and quality care. Topics include sepsis, using sepsis bundles, pathophysiology of sepsis and case studies, and the importance of nurse documentation. An exciting mock trial will also be conducted by an actual trial attorney. Class notes: 6 contact hours for nurses, nursing home administrators, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists will be awarded upon successful completion. Monday, Oct. 23 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. HLTH 422A.A13 – General public - $35 HLTH 422A.A23 – Riverside employees – Free HLTH 422A.A33 - KCC students – Free

*Morning refreshments will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Friday, Oct. 6 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room HLTH 424A.A13 $79, includes materials and contact hours

NEW! Hidden Victims … Hurt to Healing Sexual and domestic violence are some of the most under-reported crimes in this country. You or someone you know may have been a victim of these hidden crimes. Populations such as women, children, the LGBQT community, and the disabled are often targets of these crimes and many endure years of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, domestic violence, molestation, and verbal abuse. Take part in this day long conference to learn about stalking laws, trauma informed care, sexual assault nurse examiner protocol, services for survivors, general awareness and action for all populations, and how to become an agent of change within our community. Class notes: Upon successful completion, 5.75 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers and counselors. 5.75 professional development hours will be awareded to teachers. IAODAPCA contact hours have been applied for and are pending. Friday, Oct. 20 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room $10, includes lunch and contact hours HLTH 423A.A13

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Training Opportunities for

Cosmetologists Cosmetologist Illinois is an independent association of salon professionals throughout Illinois. The #25 Bourbonnais CI Affiliate holds continuing education seminars in conjunction with KCC.

Fall 2017 training:

Monday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Iroquois Room Hair Cutting

Monday, Oct. 9, 6:30-9 p.m. • Room D151 Color Class

Monday, Nov. 13, 6:30-9 p.m. • Room D151 Skin Care

All classes are subject to change.

Membership information for Bourbonnais Association: www.americasbeautyshow.com Facebook: Cosmetologists Illinois Bourbonnais

For registration and information: 815-802-8207


Professional Development Develop

your greatest business resource:

Your Workforce

Use KCC’s customized training and consultation service Get results: Learn to meet the changing needs of your business Skills assessment and analysis included Options: Coaching and business consulting Leadership and supervisory training Technical, hands-on training For more information contact Mary Posing at mposing@kcc.edu.

NEW! Designing and Implementing Behavioral Interventions in School Systems Federal laws (such as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Every Student Succeeds Act) encourage the use of multi-tiered systems of support, like Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support, which are grounded in Applied Behavior Analysis. Support personnel are often asked to conduct functional behavior assessments and create individualized interventions using the results. You will learn functional assessment techniques, how and when to use each, and how to analyze and use the results. Finally, will learn about designing function-based behavioral assessments and interventions. Instructor: Jennifer Klapatch. Class notes: 5.5 contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion to social workers and counselors. 5.5 professional development hours will be awarded to teachers. Friday, Nov. 3 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room HLTH 319A.A13 $60, includes materials and contact hours

Certificate in Mindfulness – online course Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention of the present moment. It is an observation of thoughts and feelings without judging them. More healthcare practitioners are seeing the benefits of incorporating mindfulness in to their treatments and teaching this practice. This certificate program examines the many benefits of mindfulness for both your personal and professional life. You'll also lay the foundation for a career in health and wellness coaching. The program explores a variety of widely-recognized healing interventions that incorporate mindfulness, including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Class notes: 8 contact hours awarded upon successful completion to nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, and dieticians. 8 Professional Development hours awarded to school teachers upon successful completion. Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Dream it - live it: Your business can suit your style Meet smart business owners who chose business models where they can live life on their own terms. No boss. No layoffs. Minimal start-up costs.

Work … when you want, with whomever you want, as long as you want. Register online at www.kcc.edu/comejoinus

Representatives will be on hand to answer questions from various organizations. Thursday, Oct. 26 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. KCC College Center Call Ken Crite for more information 815-802-8222

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Professional Development Certificate in Integrative Mental Health – online course In this program, you'll learn how this new model of medical care combines scientifically proven alternative and complementary methods with medications and psychotherapy to address the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of individuals with anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental conditions associated with aging, depression, chronic pain, and Alzheimer's disease. This program is ideal for professionals in nursing and other healthcare fields, as well as individuals interested in integrative mental health. Class notes: 20 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, counselors, respiratory care technicians and physical and occupational therapists.

www.ed2go.com/kankakeecc

Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $140 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Certificate in Violence Prevention and Awareness

Five ways to register 1. Go to http://kcc.edu/comejoinus/; choose online registration, click submit and follow the instructions. You must pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted). 2.

Fax your completed registration form to 815-802-8201.

3.

Mail your completed registration form to KCC, Continuing Education and Career Services, 100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901.

4.

Call 815-802-8207. Have the course number and your credit card number or a purchase order number ready.

5.

Visit KCC and bring your completed registration form to the Welcome Center on the first floor.

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Healthcare professionals are a first line of defense in recognizing the signs of violence and supporting violence prevention. In this certificate program, you'll examine the various instances of violence you may encounter in your work as a medical professional. The program begins by examining forms of violence, abuse and sexual assault. Class notes: 13 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, and counselors. Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $78 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

WANTED:

Enthusiastic Instructors Do you have a special skill or topic to share?

Instructors are needed to teach short-term continuing education courses – day or evening For more information, email

For registration and information: 815-802-8207

dhdenson@kcc.edu


Professional Development

CNA Re-Certification A process for those who are no longer on the Illinois Health Care Worker Registry.

Highway Construction Careers Training Program Funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation, administered by the Illinois Community College Board

4-steps to re-certify: 1. Contact the Illinois Department of Public Health at 217-785-5133 or email idph.hcwr@illinois.gov and ask if you are eligible to recertify. If yes, request a recertification packet. 2. Complete a fingerprint-based criminal history records check. Fingerprint background check cost varies based upon the IDPH-vendor the applicant chooses. Do not proceed to the next step until the criminal history check is successfully completed. 3. Schedule a date and time to complete the 21 manual skills test with an IDPH-approved evaluator. The cost for the 21 manual skills test is $199. To schedule a time, contact KCC’s Office of Continuing Education and Career Services at 815-802-8207. Upon successful completion of the manual skills test, IDPH will mail you a second packet to register for the written exam. 4. Register to take the written exam. The written exam fee is $65. To receive a list of dates for the written test, contact KCC’s Health Careers Division at 815-802-8800.

About the program The Highway Construction Careers Training Program is opened to all qualified individuals, but is designed to provide qualified minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals with training in highway construction careers. The HCCTP will also emphasize life-long learning and provide opportunities for further education and assistance to improve employability in Illinois’ highway construction industry. This is a FREE 12-week program.

Career opportunities:

• Laborers • Equipment operators • Ironworkers • Carpenters • Cement masons • Electricians • Plumbers • Painters • Inspectors & Testers

Contact: John Willard jwillard@kcc.edu

Highway Construction Careers Training Program at KCC

The Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Community College Board and the participating community colleges do not guarantee employment upon a trainees’ graduation from the Highway Construction Careers Training Program.

Learn more at:

www.kcc.edu/hcctp For registration and information: 815-802-8207

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Professional Development CPR Health Care Provider This course provides the information, training, demonstration and practice necessary to pass the CPR Health Care Provider written examination and perform adult, child and infant car¬diopulmonary resuscitation acceptable to the American Heart Association (AHA). Instructor: Sheree Wertz. Class notes: After successful completion, participants will receive an AHA certification card. No refunds are given after the registration deadline. Textbooks can be picked up from the Continuing Education Office prior to the first class.

Visit KCC's

Welcome Center

to register for Continuing Education classes.

Wednesday, Sept. 6 5-9 p.m. • KCC Room D151 WELL 9006.Q23 $105, includes required textbook. Saturday, Oct. 14 8 a.m.- noon • KCC Room D151 WELL 9006.K13 $105, includes required textbook. Wednesday, Nov. 8 5-9 p.m. • KCC Room D151 WELL 9006.Q33 $105, includes required textbook.

FITNESS CENTER

Saturday, Dec. 2 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D151 WELL 9006.K26 $105, includes required textbook.

• Featuring LifeFitness equipment: the No. 1 fitness equipment brand worldwide

Food Sanitation and Safety This course emphasizes food protection through sanitation training. You will learn proper food care for food service establishments. Successful completion of the course’s qualifying examination qualifies individuals for Illinois Department of Public Health certification. Participants must fulfill course and testing requirements to be eligible for certification. Cost is $139 which includes course materials. Exam retakes are $35, payment required prior to retake. Materials can be picked up prior to class after registration. Phone 815-802-8207 for upcoming class dates. Classes offered once a month.

• Modern locker rooms, with showers and spacious changing areas

• Enrollment open to KCC students and the community • Seniors (60 and over) can enroll for just $9 per month Monthly & Yearly Memberships Now Available

The Fitness Center is located in the OAK Orthopedic Sports Arena Register in Student Services

(on the second floor at KCC), then phone 815-802-8610, or visit the Fitness Center to set up a 60-minute orientation. Hours Mon. - Thurs. 6 a.m. - 1 p.m., 4-7 p.m. Fridays: 6 a.m. - noon Saturday: 8 a.m. - noon

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For registration and information: 815-802-8207


Professional Development

Developing effective leaders KCC.edu/LMI

1 day. 1 time per month. To develop and improve organizational and leadership skills. Invest in this learning opportunity for your organization’s current and future leaders. All classes meet 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room N101 at KCC North Extension Center, Bradley

Advanced Certificate Courses August - December Fostering Innovation

Wednesday, Aug. 16 • LEAD 9200.F16 Get tools and techniques so you and your teams can think differently. Then learn to test the best new ideas quickly and use the insights.

Strategies for Influencing Others

Wednesday, Sept. 20 • LEAD 9300.F16 Gain strategies for effectively capturing people’s attention, transforming their perspectives, and gaining their commitment to taking action.

Driving Change

Wednesday, Oct. 18 • LEAD 9050.F16 Learn to create an agile work environment where people are more open to change. You’ll discover three change accelerators to inspire teams to take ownership of change.

Executing Strategy at the Front Line

Wednesday, Nov. 15 • LEAD 9100.F16 Focus on the three key elements of front line strategy: focus, measurement and accountability.

Setting Goals and Reviewing Results

Wednesday, Dec. 20 • LEAD 9040.F16 Discover the positive effect of shifting the traditional role of planner and evaluator from you, the leader, to become a shared responsibility with employees.

$150 per course. Take all five courses for $700.

For registration and information: 815-802-8207

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Personal Enrichment

Fresh Floral Class: Rose Bouquet

NEW! Basket Weaving

Create a soft serenade of roses perfect for your kitchen table. This class will teach you how to professionally arrange a beautiful rose bouquet. Using floral techniques and hands-on instructions, you will take home your completed project. Instructor: Kate Batkiewicz.

Come enjoy an evening with local artesian, Sharon Taylor, to learn the art and craft of basket weaving. Sharon has taught basket and ceramic courses for over 30 years. This course will introduce you to basic basket weaving construction techniques as you create your own medium-sized market basket. You'll get to choose from a few reed colors to accent your basket and make it your own. Materials, reeds and tools will be provided. Seating is limited so register early!

Class note: Registration deadline is Sept. 8. No cancellations after Sept. 8, however a substitute may be sent in your place. Monday, Sept. 18 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9070.A13 $57, includes materials.

Thursday, Oct. 26 6-9 p.m. • KCC Room D151 LECT 9890.Q13 $35, includes supplies to make your own basket.

Fresh Floral Class: Thanksgiving Candle Wreath

Fresh Floral Class: Pumpkin Centerpiece Create a pumpkin floral centerpiece the easy way! There’s no messy carving involved in this design. It’s your favorite array of flowers, nestled on top of a fall pumpkin. This class will teach basic floral techniques through hands-on instruction. And you will take home your completed project. Instructor: Kate Batkiewicz.

Just in time for your special gathering, learn to create a beautiful festive Thanksgiving centerpiece. This class will teach basic floral techniques through hands-on instruction. You will be able to take home your completed project. (Please note: the candle shown is not included in this arrangement.) Instructor: Kate Batkiewicz.

Class note: Registration deadline is Oct. 13. No cancellations after Oct. 13, however a substitute may be sent in your place.

Class Note: Registration deadline is Nov. 10. No cancellations after Nov. 10; however a substitute may be sent in your place.

Monday, Oct. 23 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9070.Q13 $57, includes materials.

Monday, Nov. 20 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9070.Q23 $57, includes materials.

Our instructor Kate Batkiewicz is a floral designer from the Chicago School of Flower Design and currently studies with the Floral Design Institute. Her passion for flowers “stems” from her own gardens and taking the University of Illinois Extension’s master gardening course. "One day I decided to make a friend a bouquet of flowers from my garden, and it all blossomed from there," she said. Kate had every intent to open her own shop, until she was asked to teach at a local library. There she found she loved to study the latest trends, to design for events, and her true passion was to teach others. With her simple formulas you will have the tools to create beautiful designs!

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Register online at www.kcc.edu/comejoinus


Personal Enrichment NEW! Mosaic Canvas

Beginning Photography Let Wayne Baranowski help you get acquainted with your camera. Learn the fundamentals of camera opertion, photographic composition, exposure techniques, depth of-field and how to compose photos using natural and artificial lighting. Several photo techniques will be discussed and participants will practice shooting photos during class. Bring your camera (digital or 35 mm) to class. Even if you are looking to buy a camera, this is a great class to take. Instructor: Wayne Baranowski.

Create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind piece of art for your home. You will work through a variety of techniques, including watercolor painting. No skill necessary for this art class, just bring your imagination. When finished, each artist will have finished a 12” x 12” mosaic canvas to take home. Instructor: Amber Gocken.

Tuesday, Sept. 5 to Oct. 24 7-9 p.m. • KCC Room D123 ARTS 301D.Q13 $89

Thursday, Oct. 19 6-9 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9160.Q13 $35, includes materials.

Fresh Floral Class: Christmas Centerpiece

NEW! Painting with Alcohol Inks

You can create a birch box centerpiece to add Christmas cheer to your home. Learn how to make this holiday arrangement from a variety of Christmas greens, pine cones and holiday embellishments. This class will teach basic floral techniques through hands-on instruction. You will be able to take home your completed project. Please bring a pair of garden gloves and pruning shears. Instructor: Kate Batkiewicz. Class note: Registration deadline is December 1. No cancellations after Dec. 1; however a substitute may be sent in your place. Monday, Dec. 11 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9070.Q33 $57, includes materials.

Learn a new painting technique and create a beautiful set of wineglasses for your home. Alcohol inks can be used in a multitude of ways to bring boring, clear glass items come to life. This easy painting technique requires no previous skills, just come to class with an open mind. Each person will complete a set of four wineglasses to take home. Impress your friends with your hand-made art the next time they come over. They also make great holiday gifts! Instructor: Amber Gocken. Thursday, Nov. 30 6-9 pm • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9170.Q13 $35, includes all supplies.

Our instructor

Amber Gocken brings her "artsy" personality to the classroom and provides a fun and creative environment to discover different avenues of art. Her use of computer-based art marries with traditional studio art to create unique and beautiful pieces. Gocken has more than 10 years of experience in computer art. She is also knowledgeable in the studio art forms of traditional printmaking, screen printing, traditional stained glass, fused glass, Vitri-Fusaille and kiln-fired jewelry. She is currently an adjunct professor for Computer Graphic Technology courses at KCC. Her specialties include Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Gocken has an associate degree from KCC and a bachelor’s degree from Governors State University, where she is currently pursuing a Masters in Fine Arts with a digital imaging concentration.

For registration and information: 815-802-8207

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Personal Enrichment Knitting: Part One

Color Klatch Get in on the coloring movement! Come join these hands-on workshops to learn why it's cool to color again. You’ll learn what it is all about, practice different coloring techniques and create beautiful designs on unique surfaces. If you just need help choosing a color, there will be a lesson on color theory. All supplies will be provided. But, if you have a favorite set of color tools you like to work with, please bring them. These sessions are for beginners or advanced coloring fanatics—whether you stay within the lines or not. We will focus on picking colors, choosing a starting point, and working with colored pencils and watercolor pencils. You will be able to explore advanced techniques with blending, intense designs, and working with markers and gel pens, and bring formal art to the color page by creating a canvas masterpiece to add to your art collection. Instructor: Amber Gocken. Thursdays, Nov. 2 to 16 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room D151 DRAW 9000.A13 $59, includes supplies.

Did you know there are only two basic stitches in knitting? In this course you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. You will also learn basic abbreviations and how to read beginner patterns. This course will prepare you for a small project like a blanket or a scarf. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Wednesdays, Sept. 6 to Oct. 25 2-4 p.m. • KCC Room D124 CRFT 9100.A13 $75, plus $20 payable to the instructor for a basic kit and yarn.

Knitting: Part Two In this part two class, you will progress to advanced techniques and detailed pattern instruction. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Class note: Bring supplies; the instructor will have yarn. Wednesdays, Nov. 1 to Dec. 13 2-4 p.m. • KCC Room D124 CRFT 9100.A23 $55, plus $10 payable to the instructor at the first session.

Crochet: Part One Ever want to learn to crochet? Here's your chance! This class teaches basics crochet stitches, abbreviations and how to read beginner patterns. You’ll also gain skills like starting out with a chain stitch, single crochet and double crochet. This course covers crochet in the round, working flat and the famous granny square! After the class, you will be ready for a small project like a throw blanket or a scarf. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Wednesdays, Sept. 6 to Oct. 25 Noon-2 p.m. • KCC Room D124 CRFT 9090.A13 $75, plus $20 payable to the instructor at the first session for a basic kit and yarn.

Drawing: Part One Whether you want to learn how to do a basic sketch or sharpen up your skills, this is the place to start! This course will go over the basics of drawing including perception, shadows and highlights. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Class note: A supply list will be provided. Wednesdays, Sept. 6 to Oct. 25 4:30-6 p.m. • KCC Room D124 CRFT 9110.Q13 • $76

Drawing: Part Two Crochet: Part Two In this part two class, you will continue working on crochet skills and move to advanced techniques. Detailed pattern instruction will be discussed. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Class note: Bring supplies; the instructor will have yarn. Wednesdays, Nov. 1 to Dec. 13 Noon-2 p.m. • KCC Room D124 CRFT 9090.A23 $55, plus $10 payable to the instructor at the first session.

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In this part two class, you will learn color and line drawing and more advanced techniques and skills. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Class note: Bring your supplies from the part one class. Wednesdays, Nov. 1 to Dec. 13 (no class Nov. 22) 4:30-6 p.m. • KCC Room D124 CRFT 9110.Q23 • $55

Register online at www.kcc.edu/comejoinus


Personal Enrichment New! iPhone Camera Techniques Learn tips and tricks to take, edit and share great photos with your iPhone. Topics include adjusting focus and zoom, using the timer (you can get in that large group shot!), changing the lighting from the viewfinder, and taking a good “selfie.” There’s also info on editing for artistry or to simply improve the color or clarity. We will review other camera options such as video, slow motion, time lapse and panorama. And, last but not least, we will cover how to share photos with family and friends. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Tuesdays, Oct. 10 & 17 3-5 p.m. • KCC Room D123 LECT 9880.A13 • $32

Sewing Learn to use a sewing machine, make basic seams and follow a sewing pattern. You will make a few projects, including a "green" shopping bag, a pillow case and a throw pillow cover. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Class note: Bring your sewing machine, thread, sewing notions and fabric. Thursdays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2 & 9 3-5 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9150.A13 • $59

Our instructor Sara Strucinski has been obsessed with all things creative since she could talk! She has been crocheting since she was 9, and has been teaching knitting and crochet for eight years. Sara is completing a master’s in fine arts in photography and digital imaging. She is also a resident artist at a local community center and shows her work at local galleries.

Arm Knitting Arm knitting is exactly that ... you knit with your arms! It's a new technique that allows you to make a scarf in 30 minutes and a blanket in two hours. For this class you do not need any skills in knitting – it's just a fun technique for all ages. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Thursdays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2 & 9 5:30-7:30 p.m. • First class meets in KCC Room D124 CRFT 9140.Q13 $39, plus $10 paid to the instructor at the first session for a basic supply kit.

Deaf Sign I – Part One There are many ways to communicate, but the art of sign language is one of the most eloquent. You will learn the English alphabet sign language, vocabulary and sentence structure (time permitting). Expectations of this class in¬clude activities in class, time spent practicing assignments each week outside of class, and passing a final exam. This is a fast paced, fun class. Instructor: Janet Hanson. Class notes: 14 ISBE professional development hours available to Illinois teachers. 14 contact hours available to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, professional counselors/clinical counselors, respiratory care technicians, occupational therapists and physical therapists. Must attend all sessions to receive full contact hours. Wednesdays • Sept. 6 to Oct. 18 6-8 p.m. • KCC's North Extension Center, Room N101 HLTH 316A.F13 $109, includes textbook which will be provided at class.

Deaf Sign I – Part Two Continue to learn and practice the art of sign language. Instructor: Janet Hanson. Class notes: Prerequisite is “Deaf Sign I-Part One. 14 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers. 14 contact hours available to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, professional counselors/clinical counselors, respiratory care technicians, occupational therapists and physical therapists. Must attend all sessions to receive full contact hours. Wednesdays • Oct. 25 to Dec. 13 (no class Nov. 22) 6-8 p.m. • KCC's North Extension Center, Room N101 HLTH 316A.F23 • $89

Attend KCC's Fall Job Fair Thursday, Oct. 5 College Center on Riverfront Campus

Call 815-802-8222 for more information.

For registration and information: 815-802-8207

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Personal Enrichment NEW! An Introduction to Voiceovers

Financial Planning This course provides a working knowledge of the principles of conservative investing for retirement. The materials cover changes in investing paradigms, history of markets, impact of bear markets, retirement budgeting, aspects of financial decisions, and more. You will increase your awareness of market risk and study asset allocation models to help manage exposure to risk. The course also covers income planning, asset allocation, and appropriate financial decisions. It is not designed to give specific solutions for individual needs. Instructor: David Gibson.

Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends in the industry and how they make it easy and affordable for almost anyone to get involved. In this introductory class, you’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and the tools you need to find success. The facilitator is a working voice actor from Voices For All. He will take notes as you read a real script, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Instructor: Joe Bianco.

Thursdays, Sept. 7, 14 & 21 6:30-8:30 p.m. • KCC Room D211 FINC 9008.Q13 $59, includes materials.

Wednesday, Sept. 13 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D124 LECT 9990.Q13 • $49

Saturdays, Sept. 9 & 16 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D151 FINC 9008.K13 $59, includes materials.

Our instructor

NEW! Advance Directives, Health Advocacy & Healthy Aging This workshop will walk you through the process to align your healthcare wishes, keep your mind and body active, cut down your risks for chronic disease, and save money to live a longer, fuller life. Patrick Harness from Health Alliance will discuss key points to review with your loved ones and caregivers. You’ll also learn the importance of speaking up when talking to your doctor. Instructor: Patrick Harness. Thursday, Oct. 26 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room D124 LECT 8300.A13 • FREE

NEW! Spanish Conversation – Level II This is a follow-up to the introductory Conversational Spanish course. It is designed for students who have already learned to conjugate verbs in the present simple tense, and who have some basic vocabulary. You will continue learning Spanish by working on pronunciation, conversational abilities and vocabulary. Instructor: TrisTara Diaz. Class notes: 12 contact hours awarded to nurses, social workers, counselors, and respiratory technicians upon successful completion. 12 professional development (PD) hours awarded to teachers upon successful completion. Thursdays, Sept. 14 to Oct. 19 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D124 SPAN 331A.Q13 $69, includes materials.

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Joe Bianco began his career in the theater, and has added TV and commercials to his resume. A few years out of college, he realized he was meant to do voiceover work. Joe then trained with a few folks in Chicago (where he resides most of the time) to enter the profession. His client list is now quite long, and Joe shares these to impress: McDonald's, Discovery Channel, Big 10 Network, Lays, Tostitos, Porsche, Ducati, Gerber, Chuck Taylor and The Onion. Joe is especially fond of being the voice of Dollywood’s roller coaster “Lightning Rod.” When not in the booth, he is coaching voiceover, giving talks on the industry, or rehearsing.

NEW! Bird Watching in Illinois Develop an enriching hobby that’s inexpensive and a meaningful way to combat both stress and boredom. You will immerse yourself in and be engrossed by the fascination behavior birds’ exhibit. Things that you will learn from this class are how to recognize birds by sight, sound flight, and the natural history of birds in Illinois. We will also be learning how to use bird guide and books to identify birds by body size, beak size, feet and feathers. Binoculars and a spotting cope are often used in bird watching. Best of all you will learn where to look for birds in this region of Illinois. Participants must be proficient in computers. Instructor: Dallin Saurey. Wednesdays, Sept 6, 13, 20 & 27 7-9 p.m. • KCC Room D122 LECT 8320.Q13 • $50

Register online at www.kcc.edu/comejoinus


Curiosity never retires! For active people ages 50 and better. Fall 2017 classes meet September to November: • • • • • • •

Hats, Heroines and Cavaliers Elderly Financial Scams Super‘power’ – Wishes Done Right Yoga at Any Age Share a Book/Author – Fiction Share a Book/Author – Non-Fiction The Internet: Nutrition and Health Info • East African Safaris • Alzheimer’s Research & Love Your Brain

Learn more abou t these classes.

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10 a.m. - Noon, • Fantasy and Iroquois Room Fairytales • Bridge for Fun • Governors of Illinois • Eating Well As You Age • Lincoln and His Efforts to Colonize Slaves • Boost Your Brain & Memory • Help! I’ve Been Elected to a Board • U.S. History and Today • Illinois Politics

Details at www.kcc.edu/LLI For registration and information: 815-802-8207

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Personal Enrichment Medicare Made Easy!

NEW! Put Some Life into Your Obituary

Diane Adduci, a community educator and licensed insurance representative, will discuss Medicare Parts A and B, and Medicare Supplement Plans. Come learn about eligibility, enrollment, and the benefits of Medicare and Medicare Supplements. This program is for people turning 65, already 65 or older and leaving their employer plan, or who would simply like to learn more about Medicare. Questions are welcome! Instructor: Diane Adduci.

Thursday, Sept. 21 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room D123 LECT 9710.A13 • FREE

Thursday, Sept. 7 10-11:30 a.m. • KCC Room D124 LECT 9018.A13 $15, includes handouts.

Who knows you better than ... you? You can set the tone and write a memorable obituary to summarize your life. This class will help you plan ahead and write an obituary that is personal, informative, and perhaps even humorous. Learn the components of an obit that will be your best hail and farewell to the world. Instructor: Beth LaMie.

NEW! Family Story Writing Workshop

NEW! Write a Legacy Letter or Ethical Will for Your Family Learn how to find peace of mind by leaving a piece of your mind. Write a Legacy Letter or Ethical Will for your family. Although it is not a legal document and will not distribute your estate, a legacy letter can be a cherished keepsake to those you love most. A Legacy Letter can include personal values, family history, life lessons, achievements, and hopes for the future. By the end of the course, you will have completed a priceless legacy letter on archival paper. Instructor: Beth LaMie. Tuesdays, Sept. 12 to Oct. 3 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room D123 LECT 9700.A13 • $39

Learn to discover and preserve your family stories. We’ll use writing prompts, exercises and sharing techniques to capture memories. You’ll learn to identify story ideas, organize your thoughts and experiences, get stories from others, and preserve the results. All this, plus we’ll make the process enjoyable! This class is for new and experienced writers, plus previous participants. There won’t be any criticism of anyone’s writing skills, just gentle feedback. Instructor: Beth LaMie. Mondays, Oct. 23 to Nov. 13 10 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D123 LECT 8330.A13 • $39

NEW! Painless Private Publishing You’ve spent years – or maybe a little less time – gathering and writing your family stories, anecdotes, and folk tales. It’s time to learn easy ways to get your works printed for family and friends, or to offer them for sale online. This is your chance to feel the reward of creating a complete and published original work. Instructor: Beth LaMie.

Our instructor Beth LaMie As a personal historian, author, and international speaker, Beth LaMie is passionate about helping people capture their heritage in family stories and legacy letters. She shares her message through speaking engagements, teleclasses, newsletters, and blogs. Beth is a member of the Association of Personal Historians. She has two books, Legacy Letters from Your Heart and Granny’s Guide to Writing Your Family Stories.

Thursday, Oct. 5 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D151 LECT 9720.Q13 • $15

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Personal Enrichment Retire Early and Travel for Free

Day Trips Geneva’s Festival of the Vine Taste the autumn bounty in downtown Geneva while enjoying the flower market, arts & crafts show and live music. Sip wines from around the world and sample mouth-watering international specialties prepared by Geneva restaurateurs. Explore the fantastic shops in the downtown area, too! Class note: No cancellations after Aug. 25; however a substitute may be sent in your place. Friday, Sept. 8 Two departure points: KCC at 8 a.m.; and Country Inn & Suites in Manteno at 8:30 a.m.; Leave Geneva at 3:15 p.m. TRAV 9040.F13 $32, includes charter bus transportation.

After travelling to 93 countries and all 50 states for free in the past 25 years, your instructor will share her ideas to make it happen. This class is for those near retirement, retired, re-tooling or changing careers, students, and anyone who likes the idea of making additional income to support their travel dream. You’ll learn more than 200 ways to take free vacations, fun work-trips & be paid to travel. Learn how to avoid scams and negotiate for travel. Plus, we’ll cover the top 50 words to know in any language to travel anywhere. You’ll take away the 100-page “Retire & Travel Free” book, which includes companies, web sites & contact information. Instructor: Gina Henry. Tuesday, Oct. 17 6-9:30 p.m. • KCC Room D123 TRAV 9033.Q13 $30, plus $15 paid to instructor at class for materials.

Christmas at Old Orchard Don’t miss out on this popular annual trip! Explore the beautiful open-air setting at Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center, the premier shopping destination in Skokie, on Chicago’s North Shore. Highlights of the season can be found at the anchor stores of Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor and Macy’s. You’ll have 100-plus stores to choose from, including L.L. Bean, Lacoste, Coach, Tiffany & Co., Apple, Crate & Barrel and Williams-Sonoma. There also are a number of restaurants including the Cheesecake Factory, Maggiano’s and California Pizza Kitchen. Class note: No cancellations after Nov. 30; however a substitute may be sent in your place. Friday, Dec. 8 Two departure points: KCC at 8 a.m.; and Country Inn and Suites in Manteno at 8:30 a.m. Leave Skokie at 5 p.m. TRAV 9010.F13 $32, includes charter bus transportation.

NEW! Ghost Hunting We will talk about how to get started in ghost hunting and seek out the paranormal. We’ll share inexpensive tools you can use and places to visit, too. The facilitator, Margaret Wolf, will discuss some of her notable experiences along with her personal philosophy of spirit interaction. There will be time for questions and your stories as well. “I have no psychic ability, I am not a medium, I don’t even think that I am sensitive to spirit,” Wolf said. “I am just curious about a phenomenon that many have experienced, but are sometimes ashamed to talk about.” Instructor: Margaret Wolf. Wednesday, Oct. 25 6-8 p.m. • KCC Room D124 LECT 9730.Q13 • $7

Awakening Your Vision

Our instructor Ja'Hana Conway is a teacher for Kankakee School District 111. She earned an associate degree from KCC and a bachelor’s degree from Governors State University. Conway is passionate about helping others develop a vision for their lives. In the past 10 years, she has consistently used vision boards to achieve her personal and career development goals.

Are you tired of sitting around watching everyone else’s dreams come true? How successful were you at achieving your goals for 2017? Now is the perfect time to awaken your inner vision! In this class, you will develop timespecific goals to guide you in the direction of your heart’s desires. You will also design a personal vision board. Come fulfill your life’s purpose by allowing the power of the vision board to manifest in your life. Instructor: Ja’Hana Conway. Wednesday, Nov. 8 6-9 p.m. • KCC Room D124 LECT 8000.Q13 • $19

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Personal Enrichment Thanksgiving’s Origins in the Civil War Our American Thanksgiving honors the harvest feasts of the earliest arrivals during the colonial days. Yet, our Thanksgiving holiday was influenced and created out of efforts during the Civil War. This class examines the first thanksgiving harvest feasts, its origins in the Civil War, Lincoln’s efforts to federalize the holiday, and how politicians struggling economically with the Great Depression altered Thanksgiving forever. Instructor: Christina Smith, research historian lecturer. Friday, Nov. 3 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D123 LECT 9790.A13 • $19

Christmas During the Civil War There seems a magic in the very name of Christmas. By the time the American Civil War began, the concept of Christmas and the majority of our present-day Christmas traditions were already established. Through letters, diaries, stories, drawings, manuscripts and books, this class reconstructs how soldiers and civilians celebrated the holiday during a period of battle and bloodshed. Instructor: Christina Smith, research historian lecturer. Friday, Dec. 1 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Iroquois Room LECT 9870.A13 • $19

NEW! International Marketing and Commerce Join Willie Dixon to discuss the complex topics of our economy, balance of payments, export/imports, the law of supply and demand, marginal utility and diminishing return. Instructor: Willie Dixon. Friday, Sept. 29 10:30 a.m.-noon • KCC Room D123 LEAD 9120.A13 • $5

Introduction to Interior Design – online course Are you a creative person with an eye for design? If so, this course will show you how to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. You'll delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and other basics. In addition, you'll explore a range of careers in interior design and get insider tips for entering this exciting field. Because interior design is constantly evolving, you'll also learn about some of the latest trends affecting the industry. You'll investigate "green" sustainable design, and you'll find out how to modify your designs for people with special needs. As you master design skills step-by-step, you'll complete your first project: a fully developed room design complete with spatial layout, lighting, and finish selections. Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Creating a Successful Business Plan – online course Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Committing your idea to paper in the form of a business plan not only increases your chances of obtaining financing, but also in keeping your business strategically focused. You will complete the first, and most difficult, step on the path to small business success – creating a business plan. Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Skills for Making Great Decisions – online course Learn how to make excellent everyday decisions from an experienced counselor and life coach. In this sixweek course, you'll learn about some wonderful abilities we're born with for figuring things out and making good decisions. You'll also see why instincts and intuition sometimes deceive us and how self-knowledge can help us guard against becoming overly confident. You'll discover the steps to achieve your goals, and the power of ordinary, everyday decisions to improve the quality of your life.

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Choose a start date: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 or Dec. 13 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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Adult Education Learning System

A new beginning for those who need it Please note: Orientation is required before enrollment. Course changes, such as locations, days, and times may occur after this notice has been printed and before these changes can be incorporated in a later notice. These programs are partially funded with federal funds. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Kankakee Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Adult basic literacy Do you want to learn to read better? Do you know someone who wants to learn to read better? The ALIVE Adult Literacy program provides individual and small group tutoring to improve the reading skills of adults ages 16 years and older.

How help is provided: • Tutoring is arranged by the adult literacy staff and is available at KCC, libraries, churches and a variety of other places. Voluntee • A caring, friendly environment is r Tutors created between the tutor and student. needed, too! • Sessions are individually arranged. • Materials are provided during the session. • Basic skills of reading, writing, English and math are taught. • Services are provided at no cost to the student.

Call 815-802-8307 or email scarrell@kcc.edu for information.

Get Your High School Equivalency GED/HiSet

A new High School Equivalency program was launched in 2014. The overhaul better prepares adults for higher education and the workforce. In addition to traditional classes, the program uses technology to help students prepare for, pass the test, and move on to better jobs with better wages. KCC offers instruction and services to help you succeed on the GED or HiSet High School Equivalency test. There is no cost for classes – and several convenient locations are available. Online instruction is offered for those who qualify.

Call 815-802-8304 or email GED@kcc.edu for more information.

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Adult Education Schedule Adult Basic Education (ABE) & High School Equivalency Prep These programs are designed for students to prepare for a high school equivalency test. The classes are for those who can read, but who would like to improve skills. Program features: • No cost to the student. • Books are provided during class time. • New class sessions begin every eight weeks, Fall and Spring semester. • Open to anyone age 16 and over who has separated from his/her high school. A letter showing high school separation is required for those under age 18. • An online study option is available for those who pretest at the high school reading level. Email GED@kcc.edu for information. Call 815-802-8300 in Kankakee County or 815-802-8780 in Iroquois County to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required before enrollment. Class locations and times are subject to change. For the latest information, visit www.kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8300.

Be competitive in the local labor market

FREE classes to sharpen skills

Job Connections Class This class is a must! Learn the nuts and bolts for a job search, including the ability to package, market, and sell your skills to employers. Recognize how the job market is changing and the importance of networking.

Class locations - Fall 2017 Call 815-802-8300 to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required before enrollment. KCC Riverfront Campus (Main campus) 100 College Drive, Kankakee, Rooms L30A and L30B Phone 815-802-8300 to register. Adult Basic Education & High School Equivalency Prep Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-9 p.m. KCC Miner South Extension Center 1488 E. Walnut St., Watseka Phone 815-802-8300 or 815-802-8780 to register. Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency Prep Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., and 5:30-9 p.m. KCC North Extension Center 450 N. Kinzie Ave., Bradley Phone 815-802-8300 to register. Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency Prep Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Momence 111 W. Fourth St., Momence Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency Prep Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 p.m.

*Class subject to change or cancellation due to low enrollment or budgetary constraints.

Meets Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Attendance all four days is required.

Computer Literacy Class Get computer basics. You’ll learn how to turn on the computer and what happens after that. The Computer Literacy class will provide basic computer instruction as well as skills on how to use Internet; personal email; Windows XP; Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Meets Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Attendance all four days is required.

FREE for residents! For more information or to register, phone 815-802-8960. Classes are offered at the new KCC North Extension Center, 401 N. Kinzie Ave., Bradley. Seating is limited. You must attend the entire class.

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Adult Education Schedule English Language Acquisition (ELA) All English Language classes are provided (Fall and Spring semester) at no cost to the student. These classes are designed for those who do not speak English as their first language, are 16 years or over who are no longer in high school, and who would like to improve their English language speaking and writing skills. There are five levels of classes, to help students at every stage of learning. Instructors and tutors work with students in small groups. Call 815-802-8304 to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required prior to class enrollment.

KCC Riverfront (MAIN) Campus

100 College Drive, Kankakee Days/times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon; also Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6-9 p.m.

KCC South Extension Center (SEC)

1488 E. Walnut St., Watseka Days/times: Monday and Wednesday, 6-9 p.m.

First United Methodist Church, Momence 111 W. Fourth St., Momence Days/times: Tuesday and Thursday 6-9 p.m.

For information about citizenship classes call 815-929-9158.

GET UP TO $ ,

12 000 for career training Funding can cover Tuition, Fees & Books and much more… Ways to qualify Low income • Dislocated worker

Full details at www.kcc.edu/wioa

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Clases de Inglés Diseñado para adultos nacidos en otros paises, y para personas que quiren mejorar sus abilidades en hablar y escribir el inglés. Tutores e instructores trabajan con pequeños grupos de estudiantes. Se ofrecen cinco diferentes niveles de aprendizanje.

Adquisición del Idioma Inglés Aprenda Inglés gratis

KCC South Extension Center (SEC) 1488 E. Walnut St., Watseka Lunes y miércoles • De 6:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m.

First United Methodist Church, Momence Para más información, llame al 815-802-8300.

Los cambios de cursos, como los lugares, los días y las horas pueden ocurrir después de que este aviso se haya imprimido y después de que los cambios se puedan incorporar en otro aviso. Kankakee Community College es un empleador de oportunidades de igualdad y de acción afirmativa.

Email: Phone: Visit:

kridgway@kcc.edu 815-802-8963 WIOA office KCC North Extension Center 450 N. Kinzie Ave. (Rt. 50), Bradley

Kankakee Workforce Services An Illinois

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The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act program (WIOA) is a federally funded grant program that assists qualified adults, dislocated workers, and youth (who have particular barriers) in preparing for occupations that are in demand. Grant services are for residents of Kankakee County and individuals laid off from a Kankakee County employer. Information at www.kcc.edu/wioa/.

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For registration and information: 815-802-8207

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To register for Accelerate, call 815-802-8207. Cost is $40 and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and multiple speakers to hear.

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