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Spring 2017 • April - June

Non-Credit Class Schedule

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INSIDE: Computer skills Pages 6-8

Lifelong Learning Institute Page 9

Professional Development Pages 10-21

Personal Enrichment Pages 22-27

Adult Education & GED Preparation Pages 28-30


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Your source for continuing education and career services information

We’re here. Come join us. Visit us on the web … www.kcctrainingsolutions.org • Register for classes • Learn about conference facilities • See the latest news and courses being offered • Small Business Development Center, and more.

Staff Mary Posing, assistant dean mposing@kcc.edu Debra Hoyer-Denson, assistant director 815-802-8204 dhdenson@kcc.edu Ken Crite, Career Services coordinator 815-802-8222 kcrite@kcc.edu Kris Condon, professor 815-802-8216 kcondon@kcc.edu Grace Conway, 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

View the most current class schedule at http://www.kcc.edu/comejoinus

815-802-8207 Fax: 815-802-8201 TTY users in Illinois: Phone Illinois Relay at 711. Outside Illinois, the toll-free number is 800-526-0844.

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Contents

We’ll help you get there! Registration form.................................................................................................... 4 Registration and other information......................................................................... 5 Computer skills....................................................................................................6-8 Lifelong Learning Institute...................................................................................... 9 Professional development...............................................................................10-21 Personal enrichment.......................................................................................22-27 Adult Education & high school equivalency preparation . ..............................28-30 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 (PD) hours 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 General information

5 ways to

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 Student Services on the second floor at KCC. Payment may be made at that time. In-person registration is open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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 gconway@kcc.edu.

If you have questions about our courses, please phone Grace Conway at 815-802-8207 or email gconway@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.

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Computer Skills

Creating WordPress Websites – online course

Facebook 101

Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites—without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular website publisher, powering more than 25% of all websites. WordPress is easy-to-use and will help you get your site on the Web in less time than by coding, and at a lower cost than hiring a pro. You'll get hands-on experience as you create your own site and blog. You'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community.

Learn the ins and outs of the world’s largest social networking site, Facebook. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to connect with family and friends quickly and easily by posting information, sharing pictures, creating events, uploading videos, and creating groups. Other topics include protecting your privacy, using Facebook messenger, managing your news feed, using lists to manage sharing, and adding removing friends. If you have an existing Facebook account, please bring your login information to class. Basic computer skills required. Instructor: Kris Condon.

Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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Go to http://kcc.edu/comejoinus/; choose your class, click submit and follow the instructions. If you register online, you must pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted). Fax your completed registration form to 815-802-8201. Mail your completed registration form to Kankakee Community College, Continuing Education and Career Services, 100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901. Call 815-802-8207. Have the course number and your credit card number or a purchase order number ready. Visit KCC and bring your completed registration form to Student Services on the second floor.

Thursday, June 8 6-9 p.m. • KCC Room D122 LECT 8180.Q11 • $29

Android Devices 101 Basics Learn to utilize all the features your Android phone offers. Topics will be setting up your phone, features, configuring email accounts, finding and installing apps, sharing files, connecting to Wi-Fi, maximizing battery life, personalizing your device, and setting up security. Bring your phone or tablet to class along with your passwords and logins. Instructor: Kris Condon. Tuesday, June 6 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 MICR 9020.A11 • $29

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 Grace Conway at 815-802-8207 to learn about other enrollment options.

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Computer Skills Cloud Storage With cloud storage, you have the flexibility and convenience of accessing your photos, music or files from anywhere! Information can be retrieved from your smartphone, laptop or any computer with internet access. The apps Google Drive, DropBox and Microsoft SkyDrive will be explored in this seminar. You’ll learn what cloud storage is, how to set it up, create an account, store and sync your data. This class is intended for people new to cloud storage, and is perfect for students, small business owners, and traveling professionals. Instructor: Kris Condon. Monday, April 24 6-9 p.m. • KCC Room D122 COMP 9010.Q26 • $29 Tuesday, June 13 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D122 COMP 9010.A11 • $29

Google Docs Google Docs provides affordable real-time collaboration on cloud-based documents. You’ll learn Google Docs basics; 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. Thursday, June 15 9 a.m.-Noon • KCC Room D122 LECT 8190.A11 • $79, includes text.

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Our instructor Kris Condon, has taught for KCC since 1998, and she is currently a professor of continuing education and business courses. Condon designs, develops, and delivers training in computer applications, and business/ technical writing for corporate clients. She teaches at KCC and at the offices of corporate partners. Condon also coordinates customized training in Microsoft Office applications to prepare users for Microsoft Office Specialist certification examinations (KCC is a Microsoft Authorized Testing Center). She holds certifica¬tions in all Microsoft Office versions from 97 through 2013, and Master Instructor certification in all versions 2000 through 2013. Condon has a bachelor’s degree and teaching certification from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. She earned a master’s degree from Loyola University of Chicago, and a doctorate from National Louis University in Chicago.

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. Thursday, April 6 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • KCC Room D122 DAPR 332A.A16 • $125, includes text

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Computer Skills Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Users will learn how to manipulate large worksheets; use multiple worksheets and workbooks; customize Excel; apply advanced formatting; use Excel as a list manager; perform 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 Excel or equivalent experience. Thursday, April 13 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • KCC Room D122

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification ®

Earn the credential to show you can effectively

and productively use Microsoft Office applications. With Microsoft Office Specialist certification, you also demonstrate your comprehensive skills and ability to complete a range of tasks. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is recognized and respected as a standard for validating expertise with Microsoft Office products.

KCC offers: Microsoft Office Specialist testing in all Office 2010 products including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook, and all Office 2007 products leading to the Microsoft Office Specialist Credential. The cost is $150 (a $25 saving off the suggested retail price). Ask about the college credit by examination option for the cost of one credit hour.

DAPR 325A.A16 $125, includes text.

Fundamentals of InDesign Do you have a small business and want to design your own advertisements? Learn the basics of Adobe InDesign pagelayout software for print and digital media. You will learn to create everything from fliers and pamphlets to newsletters and invitations. Instructor: Amber Gocken.

For a list of courses which prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams, or for more information, phone Kris Condon at 815-802-8216 or email kcondon@kcc.edu.

Thursdays, April 6 to May 11 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • KCC Room V107 DAPR 303A.A26 $125, textbook included.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2017 – online course In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or used earlier versions, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business. Participants should have QuickBooks installed on the computer they use during class. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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Curiosity never retires! For active people ages 50 and better.

Spring classes start in late March: • • • • • •

Aging: Everyone’s Doing It Basic Sun Care Health – FREE Basic: How to Sell on eBay Beginning Genealogy Book or Author Discussion – FREE Boost Your Brain & Memory: A Whole Person Approach to Brain Fitness • Color Klatch • Floral Design: Classic American Centerpiece • Home Heating and Air-Conditioning Maintenance – FREE

• How to Extend Your Car Life • Identity Scotland: Events, People and Places – FREE • Italian Cooking • Lincoln’s Funeral Train – FREE • Medicare Made Easy! • My Facebook 101 • Paint Night with the Tipsy Gypsy • What are you Eating and Drinking? • Wine Tasting 101

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Professional Development

NEW

Career Services Resumes and Cover Letters Learn to create a job objective that gets results and showcases your employment and educational background in a chronological resume. Components of a successful cover letter also will be reviewed. This workshop is great for people looking to move into or up in a career field. Instructor: Ken Crite.

NOW

OPEN

Thursday, May 11 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D213 LECT 9034.Q36 FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th anniversary!

From Job Fair to Job Offer Learn how to prepare for—and get the most out of—KCC’s job fair. This workshop offers insight on how the job fair is structured and how to impress area employers. Instructor: Ken Crite. Thursday, June 22 5:30-7 p.m. • Room D124 LECT 9057.Q11 FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th anniversary!

I Have an Interview... Now What? Learn to prepare for a successful interview. Instructor: Ken Crite. Thursday, June 29 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D123 LECT 9035.Q11 FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th anniversary!

EMPLOYERS

• Meet with potential applicants • Advertise jobs & internships JOB SEEKERS

• Resume writing & interview skills training • Career planning • Mock interviews Room D121, next to KCC's Welcome Center. Ken Crite, Career Services Coordinator kcrite@kcc.edu or 815-802-8222.

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June 28 & 29, 2017 Presentations on: Fostering news literacy in the digital age Helping students think critically about the validity and accuracy of news sources at Kankakee Community College

Registration will be available soon. Event sponsored by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

Scholarships for ICAT may be available to offset registration costs. We hope you or a representative from your school will be able to attend.

For more information contact 815-802-8207 or email Kris Condon, kcondon@kcc.edu Time Management for the Business Professional

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt – online course

You can learn to get rid of “time robbers.” This presentation is full of ideas on realizing where you are wasting time and solving it. We will discuss goals, using a calendar or planner and to-do list. You’ll learn to avoid interruptions and procrastination, and will create time management during meetings. Instructor: Beth Randall.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an online, high-level, awareness course that teaches you the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma process improvement. Upon completing the course, you’ll see the world with new eyes and understand how Lean Six Sigma can transform your workplace or home.

Wednesday, May 10 3-5 p.m. • KCC Room D123 LECT 8970.A16 $35

Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $295, Includes exam cost Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Our instructor Beth Randall, a.k.a. Joe Organizer, has been in the organizing business for over 14 years. She has fun working with clients from all walks of life. She has organized closets, kitchens, basements, crawl spaces, garages, offices, bathrooms, bedrooms, and everything in between. Randall also has spoken to audiences from across the U.S. about organizing. Her goal is to help clients become more organized, successful and have a productive life with less stress and more time to enjoy the things in life they love. Randall is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and is active at the National and Chicago chapter levels.

Employment Law Fundamentals – online course Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate and manage employees. Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor; the basic types of employee benefits; effective hiring, evaluation, and termination procedures; methods to resolve employment disputes in and out of court; discrimination and union laws; and workplace safety rules. This is a must for anyone who is—or aspires to be—a supervisor, manager, or human resources professional. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Go far without your car! Ed2Go online courses are convenient, affordable and effective.

Visit www.ed2go.com/kankakeecc

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Professional Development A to Z Grant Writing – online course

PMP Certification Prep 1 – online course

This invigorating and informative course will equip you with the skills and tools to enter the field of grant writing! You'll learn how and where to look for potential funders, how to network and develop partnerships with funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package. This course is mainly for nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors. It's an excellent primer for individuals wishing to become grant writing consultants or community grant writing volunteers.

Learn to prepare for the Project Management Institute's prestigious PMP® certification exam. Master the first seven chapters of “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 5th edition” – the essential resource for the PMP certification exam. Find out about the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas, five Process Groups, and 47 project management processes. Raise your project management IQ by discovering tips and techniques related to the questions you'll encounter on the PMP exam. Use proven learning strategies to help absorb key terminology, concepts, and formulas. This course, the first in a two-course series, will demystify the PMBOK® Guide, including relationships between inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. It also will bring clarity to such topics as precedence diagramming, estimating, and scope management.

Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $114 -- Bundle with PMP Certification Prep 2 for $183. Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

PMP Certification Prep 2 – online course

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?

In the second part of the two-part certification prepara¬tion series, your instructor will continue to demystify the PMBOK® Guide, including relationships between inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. You'll learn about earned value management, risk management, simulation, sensitivity analysis, and make-or-buy analysis. In addition to studying the PMBOK® Guide, you'll gain insight into Project Management Institute's code of professional responsibility and discover powerful techniques to continue preparing for the PMP exam after this course is complete. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $114 -- Bundle with PMP Certification Prep 1 for $183. Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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

For more info on CollegeCentral.com, phone 815-802-8222.

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Teachers, Healthcare Providers and Mental Health Professionals NEW! LGBT Aging and End-of-Life Care Symposium This seminar is to help improve the experiences of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients in healthcare and social services settings. It promotes patient outreach, advocacy and education. Attendance also is open to anyone interested in learning about this timely subject. Participants will learn about this population through the professional and personal experiences of the presenters. Topics will include social and historical factors which impact older LGBT adults, risk factors specific to the older LGBT community, spiritual and bereavement concerns, and best practices for health and social service providers. Class notes: 4.25 continuing education credits will be awarded to Illinois licensed nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators and professional counselors/clinical counselors upon completion of the full workshop. KCC is an approved provider through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Wednesday, April 19 8 a.m. - 12:30 pm • KCC Room D124 LECT 8280.A16 $39, includes refreshments and contact hours.

5th annual

Options Empowerment Seminar 4 Guest Speakers Topics/Workshops include: Assistive Technology Accessible Healthcare Help is a Four-Legged Word

Exhibit Booths & Sponsors Catholic Charities • Citadel Care Center • Cornerstone Services Health Alliance • Home Helpers of Bourbonnais Hospice of Kankakee Valley • Iroquois Memorial Hospice Options CIL • Presence St. Mary's Hospital • Thresholds

2-Day End of Life Nursing Education The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) is a national end-of-life educational program designed to enhance palliative care in nursing. Topics covered include principles of palliative care, pain management, non-pain symptoms of care, ethics, communication, cultural and spiritual considerations, grief and bereavement, preparation for and care at the time of death and ensuring quality care. This two-day seminar is presented by Hospice of Kankakee Valley nurses and chaplain. Class notes: After attending both days, 14 continuing education credits will be awarded to Illinois licensed nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, and professional counselors/clinical counselors. KCC is an approved provider through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Thursday, May 4, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. & Friday, May 5, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. KCC Workforce Development Center Conference Hall HLTH 358A.A16 • $55 (two days), includes materials, contact hours, continental breakfast and lunch. HLTH 358A.A26 • $30 (one day), includes materials, contact hours, continental breakfast and lunch.

Friday, April 28 • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. KCC Iroquois Room Includes light breakfast and a boxed lunch… Register by April 14 CEU & CPDU attendees: $60 - HLTH 574A.A46 General public: $30 - HLTH 574A.A26 Special student rate: $15 - HLTH 574A.A36

To register call 815-802-8207 Seven (7) contact hours will be awarded to nurses, social workers, counselors, nursing home administrators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists. QIDP contact hours have been applied for and are pending. Space is limited. Special accommodations provided upon request by March 31. Options Center for Independent Living serves Kankakee and Iroquois counties.

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Professional Development

Our instructor Sgt. Bruce R. Talbot (Ret.)

After 25 years of service, Bruce Talbot retired in 2002 as a police sergeant. He is now a noted national speaker on the topic of gateway drugs, teaching drug and alcohol recognition classes for corporations such as Alcoa, Kmart, John Deere, WW Grainger and ACE Hardware. Talbot is the lead drug and alcohol instructor for Northeast Multi-Regional Training, which is responsible for police officer in-service training nine Chicago collar counties. He was the charter drug and alcohol instructor for the Suburban Police Academy at the College of DuPage. Talbot has testified as an expert witness in the field of drug and alcohol impairment DUI trials in Illinois and Texas and has been an expert witness before two U.S. Senate Committees. Talbot has a Master of Public Administration degree from Roosevelt University and a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement from Southern Illinois University.

Current Trends in Drug Abuse: The Synthetic Revolution Illinois is in the midst of a fundamental change from plant-based drugs of abuse (e.g. marijuana, cocaine and heroin) to fully synthetic replacement drugs (e.g. XRL-11, alpha-PVP, U-47700). Many synthetic drugs are not detectable using standard screening. This seminar is for community professionals and first responders who may come in contact with, or need to counsel on, street drug abuse. It will feature the designer synthetic drugs currently appearing in Illinois and updates on other street drugs of abuse, such as Kratom. An update on changes to the Illinois Medical Cannabis law will be included. Instructor: Bruce Talbot. Class notes: 6 contact hours awarded to nurses, professional counselors/clinical counselors and social workers. 6 PDs awarded to teachers. Tuesday, June 13 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. LAWF 315A.A11 $59, includes materials & contact hours.

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Aromatherapy and Energy Anatomy and Vibrational Healing Courses (Co-sponsored by KCC & Kankakee Natural Health Foods) All classes are held at the KCC North Extension Center 450 N. Kinzie Ave., Bradley

Aromatherapy for Health and Well-Being Essential oils are revered for their healing benefits in many countries, and aromatherapy is required coursework in French medical schools. This workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the many applications of essential oils. Topics include: using, buying and storing oils; making a basic care kit; pharmacological and psychological properties of oils; understanding carrier oils, and everyday applications. Students will experience a wide variety of scents and learn the life-enhancing and healing qualities of essential oils. Class notes: 6.5 contact hours will be awarded to occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, counselors and nurses. Wednesday, May 3 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Room N101 at KCC’s North Extension Center, Bradley HLTH 360A.F16 • $79, plus $5 fee payable to the instructor at class.

Advanced Aromatherapy: The Art of Blending Essential Oils This workshop is a continuation of aromatherapy study and will focus on the art of selecting, balancing and blending essential oils for specific uses. We’ll examine blending for home use (cleaning, sanitizing), personal care products, and custom perfumes. Participants will learn the categories and note classifications (top, middle and base) of essential oils and techniques for developing full-bodied formulas. Chemical constituents and their effects will be studied. This workshop is experiential, so you will formulate and take home your own pure essential oil blends. Instructor: Candice Chaffee. Class notes: Please bring notes from previous class for review. Also, feel free to bring your collection of essential oils. 6.5 contact hours will be awarded to occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, counselors and nurses. Prerequisite: A beginning class such as Aromatherapy for Health and Well Being or Aromatherapy for Health Professionals. Wednesday, May 31 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Room N101 at KCC’s North Extension Center, Bradley HLTH 300B.F11 • $79, plus a supply fee $15 payable to the instructor at clas


Professional Development

Advanced Aromatherapy: The Application of Essential Oils This course is a more in-depth exploration of essential oils and their uses, and continues the aromatherapy study from the introductory course. You will learn about chemical constituents and their effects, as well as the basics for mixing therapeutic, skin/personal care, and home use products. The beginning concepts of hand and foot reflexology will be taught as a modality for enhancing the therapeutic properties of essential oils. This fun-filled workshop is experiential, and students will make and take home their own creative products. Class notes: Please bring notes from the introductory class for review. Also, feel free to bring your collection of essential oils. 6.5 contact hours will be awarded to occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, counselors and nurses.

Focus Childcare Conference

Prerequisite: A beginning class such as Aromatherapy for Health and Well Being or Aromatherapy for Health Professionals. Wednesday, June 21 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Room N101 at KCC’s North Extension Center, Bradley HLTH 301A.F11 $79, plus $15 supply fee payable to the instructor at class

A full-day, interactive conference for everyone who works with children from birth to age 8.

Saturday, April 29 at KCC 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Our instructor

Keynote: Lily Pads & Frogs: Building Respect, Relationships and Classroom Community

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, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Illinois Valley Community College, Parkland College and Illinois Central College.

Keynote Presenter: Dr. Nancy Latham, Early Childhood Program Professor at Illinois State University, School of Teaching and Learning

55 per participant

$

Includes continuing education credits, conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

Late registrations after April 17 – $65. Student price – $25. Get a brochure! Contact Continuing Ed & Career Services at 815-802-8207 or dhdenson@kcc.edu.

Register online at www.kcc.edu/comejoinus

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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

Basic Certificate courses – April - May Delegating with Purpose

Wednesday, April 26 LEAD 9004.F16 Delegation is critical in today’s “do more with less” business environment.

Coaching for Peak Performance

Wednesday, May 24 • LEAD 9005.F16 You will learn about both proactive and reactive coaching discussions – and will use your own situations to make the course relevant.

Advanced Certificate Courses August - December -Fostering Innovation

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, Aug. 16 • LEAD 9200F16 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.

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.

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Professional Development Detoxifying your Body and Living Environment: Sustainable Strategies

NEW! Adaptive Qigong and Tai Chi (Teacher Workshop)

Over the last hundred years, thousands of un-researched chemicals have been introduced into our food, water, medicine and environment. Within the average person, there are now 700 or more synthetic chemicals, including Teflon residues, plastics, and dozens of pesticides. This course will examine common chemicals sabotaging our bodies, homes and environment. We will explore how to minimize exposure, detoxify, and replace common personal care and cleaning products with natural, non-toxic ingredients. Instructor: Candice Chaffee.

This workshop offers techniques based on traditional forms of Tai Chi, Qigong, and Yoga to assist people with standing or balance issues to achieve a goal of daily physical activity as recommended by most medical experts. This teacher’s workshop is recommended for those who wish to explore new methods of activity and share the therapeutic benefits of these ancient healing energy exercises. Participants will perform and practice various techniques and learn basic methods for sharing the "Forms" with students of various ages and abilities. Upon successful completion, participants may explore a certificate in the Therapeutic Tai Chi In-a-Chair© program. Instructor: Gary Paruszkiewicz.

Class notes: 6.5 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, professional counselors/clinical counselors, social workers, respiratory care technicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. Wednesday, June 7 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. HLTH 575A.F11 $79, includes materials and contact hours

Class notes: Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the activity. Two (2) contact hours will be awarded to nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. Wednesday, May 10 6-8 p.m. • Room D151 WELL 9005.Q16 • $30

Therapeutic Tai Chi Instructor Course©

Our instructor Gary Paruszkiewicz is a Certified Stress Management Educator and author of “Therapeutic Tai Chi, My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis, My Path with Tai Chi”. A former Adjunct Professor of stress management programs with Governors State University, he has been teaching his therapeutic programs for over 20 years at health related support programs, a VA medical center, hospitals, therapeutic recreation programs, and retirement residences. The teacher program was developed with physical therapists, recreation therapists, Tai Chi/Qigong teachers, and academic specialists. Gary serves on the Board of Directors of the National Qigong Association.

Therapeutic Tai Chi In-A-Chair, a full-body/full-range fitness routine for daily physical activity, was developed for people who have balance, standing, vision and other issues or disabilities. This course covers the history, development and adaptations of traditional Qi Gong and Tai Chi. It includes special training for unique circumstances, such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, geriatrics, fibromyalgia, blindness, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. After completion, participants will receive endorsement and recommendation to teach classes as well as receive a certificate as a “Qualified Instructor of Therapeutic Tai Chi In- A-Chair.” Instructor: Gary Paruszkiewicz. Class notes: Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the activity. Six (6) contact hours will be awarded to nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. Wednesday, May 24 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. • North Extension Center Room N105 For certification: WELL 9017.F11 • $149, includes textbook, manuals, DVDs, handouts, certificate of completion and lunch. For re-certification: WELL 9017.F21 • $85, no materials included. Bring your handouts from the first class.

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Professional Development Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician – online course Health care is a booming field, and pharmacy technicians are in high demand. This course looks at the many job settings and career paths for pharmacy technicians. You'll learn basic medical terms, common classes of drugs, simple math and dose calculations, sales and how prescription pricing works, laws and regulations that govern pharmacies, and steps to enhance your career prospects of becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Note: This course is designed to give you an introduction to the profession of pharmacy technician. It is not preparation for the national exam. To continue on this career track, enrollment in the advanced course is recommended upon completion of this introductory course. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Certificate in Gerontology – online course The Certificate in Gerontology is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature. With the population aging at a rapid rate, by 2030 one in five U.S. residents will be 65 or older. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, new jobs are being developed, and new services created. Health professionals who work with the older population will need continuing professional education to gain a broad understanding of the field of gerontology and to stay current with emerging trends. Class note: 25 contact hours awarded to nurses and nursing home administrators upon successful completion. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $210 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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Professional Development Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare – online course Healthcare professionals face ethical and legal dilemmas every day. This certification course explores these risks, including ever-shrinking resources, shorter lengths of stay, highacuity patients, the availability of more complex information, diverse patient populations, and the use of technology. The course provides an overview of common legal and ethical issues in medical care, including current issues arising from scientific and technological advances. You'll examine the legal implications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and consider the issues that arise from on-the-job situations such as medication errors, organ donation, and workplace violence. You'll also explore how the rise of social media has impacted the healthcare industry.

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

By the end of the program, you'll have a solid grasp of crucial topics in the healthcare industry. Class note: 12 contact hours awarded upon successful completion to nurses, nursing home administrators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and counselors. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $72 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health – online course The goal of this certificate program is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health. You'll gain insight into how food interacts with our bodies on multiple levels—physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual—as well as the impact it has globally. This certificate is designed for health care professionals and others interested in the topic. Class note: 16 contact hours awarded upon successful completion to nurses, counselors, social workers and occupational therapists. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $96 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

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:

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Professional Development Certificate in Brain Health – online course You'll start this course by taking a peek inside the skull to get to know the amazing brain. You'll learn about the components of this organ to gain a deeper understanding of its structure and function. The program also examines the latest theories about the brain, including neuroplasticity, neurogenesis, and epigenetics. Learn how activities and life experiences can impact brain health and overall well-being. Based on recent scientific studies, this program offers techniques and insights about how these and other aspects of life can support the healthy brain. Class notes: 10 contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion to nurses, nursing home administrators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and counselors. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $66 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc.

Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement – online course Around 30% of students in sixth grade have trouble with basic reading and writing. These literacy problems affect performance across subject areas, and they often leave teachers wondering how to help. An accomplished teacher will share the secrets of turning guided reading strategies into opportunities for teaching writing. We’ll investigate a ways to modify this basic recipe for a variety of K-12 circumstances, wrapping up with a look at good writing habits and the traits of a productive writing conference. Class note: 25 professional development units will be awarded to teachers upon successful completion. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Differentiating K-12 Assessments – online course Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success – online course Children with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome are found in many classrooms alongside their neurotypical peers. Reaching and teaching these students requires understanding how their brains are wired, helping them turn challenges into opportunities, and learning to enjoy the rich perspective they bring to the classroom. You'll learn creative, easy, low-budget strategies to help these kids succeed in the classroom and beyond. Develop the skills to counter these students' social awkwardness, sensory sensitivities, meltdowns, problems with homework completion, language reciprocity issues, and violent fixations. Class note: 25 professional development units will be awarded to teachers upon successful completion.

Differentiated assessment is the key to helping every student succeed—no matter what grade you're teaching, this course offers tools to gather your assessment data quickly and easily. You'll begin by exploring strategies for performing pre-assessments, formative (ongoing) assessments, and summative assessments. You'll discover how to identify and share learning goals, gather assessment information, adjust your instruction, and provide feedback to students. Real-life examples will help you see how differentiated assessment provides direction for improvement, promotes confidence, and motivates your learners to do their best. Class note: 25 professional development units will be awarded to teachers upon successful completion. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 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 mposing@kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8206.

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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 cardiopulmonary resuscitation acceptable to the American Heart Association (AHA). Instructor: Sheree Wertz.

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

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.

4-steps to re-certify:

Saturday, May 6 8 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D151 WELL 9006.K36 $105, includes required textbook.

1. Contact the Illinois Department of Public Health at 217-785-5133 or email dph.hcwr@illinois.gov and ask if you are eligible to recertify. If yes, request a recertification packet.

Wednesday, June 7 4-8 p.m. • KCC Room D124 WELL 9006.Q11 $105, includes required textbook.

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.

Food Sanitation and Safety

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.

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.

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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.

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. For registration and information: 815-802-8207 21


Personal Enrichment

NEW! Awakening Your Vision

Medicare Made Easy!

Are you tired of sitting around watching everyone else’s dreams come true? How successful were you at achieving your goals for 2016? 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.

Diane Adduci, a community educator and licensed insurance representative, will present an educational program about Medicare Parts A and B and will discuss Medicare Supplement Plans. Come and 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 people who would simply like to learn more about Medicare. Questions are welcome! Instructor: Diane Adduci.

Thursday, May 11 6-9 p.m. • Room D124 LECT 8000.Q16 FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th Anniversary.

Our instructor Ja’Hana Conway is an educator 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.

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 mposing@kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8206.

Wednesday, April 12 10 -11:30 a.m. • Room N101 at the North Extension Center LECT 9018.F16 $15, includes handouts.

America’s Boating Course (3rd Ed.) This is an introductory course for all boaters produced by the U.S. Power Squadrons (USPS) and taught by USPS certified instructors. It covers boat and hull types, selecting a boat, required safety equipment, operator responsibilities, boat handling, personal watercraft operation, fueling procedures, water sports safety, trailering, nautical rules of the road, navigation lights and sound signals, emergency equipment and procedures, homeland security regulations, state of Illinois regulations, and more. Instructor: Robert Potter. Class notes: Open to participants age 12 and over. This course meets the requirements of states that have mandatory safe boating education laws and is accepted by the state of Illinois as meeting the training requirements for boat operators born after Jan. 1,1998. Wednesdays • April 12 to May 10 6:45-9 p.m. (first class meets at 6:30 p.m.) • Room N101 at KCC’s North Extension Center, Bradley. SAFE 9001.F16 $10. An additional $50 for materials must be paid to the instructor at the first class. Additional members of the same household may share materials for $10 each.

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Personal Enrichment NEW! How to Extend Your Car Life - Hands-on

Start a Pet Sitting Business – online course

You will be empowered with increased confidence in performing your own basic automotive maintenance. In this hands-on class you will use real vehicles to learn to check automotive fluids, identify if fluids need to be changed or adjusted, check and replace the engine air filter, check and adjust tire air pressure, check tire tread depth, jump start a car battery, use a car jack and jack stand, replace a tire, check and replace fuses. There also will be a dashboard warning light discussion and check engine light code reveal. Instructor: Johnathan Smith.

Animal lovers are invited to find out how to start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! You'll master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business, beginning with pet care, nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. You'll learn how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You'll discover how to handle home visits and impress potential clients. You'll also explore sticky situations, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care. By the end of this course, you'll have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter.

Thursday, April 13 1-3 p.m. • Room N101 at KCC’s North Extension Center AUTO 9010.F16 • $40

Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Our instructor Johnathan Smith has been an A.S.E. Certified mechanic for more than 13 years. After experiencing numerous roadside service calls to evaluate vehicles due to a lack of preventative maintenance, he wrote the book, "How to Extend Your Car Life." The book’s objective is to equip people with basic information required to maintain their vehicles independently; gain the skills to detect basic malfunctions in an emergency; avoid extensive damage from negligence or lack of basic knowledge; and save money through preventive Do-It-Yourself Maintenance.

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business – online course In this course, you'll learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You'll discover how to find your niche. create your own unique business identity and price your work. You'll also learn specialized techniques for marketing an arts and crafts business, plus learn a sales approach that meshes with your personality and preserves your creative integrity. There will be tips on finding and entering the best craft shows, and having a booth design that draws in customers. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Essential Oils for Pets Essential oils have a wide range of uses; this will be a guide on how to safely incorporate aromatherapy with animals. Many essential oils have distinctive components that make their properties practical for healing. This course offers an introduction to essential oils, discusses how essential oils can be beneficial to animals, covers essential oil safety for pets, how to properly use essential oils on animals and how to prepare topical and non-topical solutions. Participants will gain a basic knowledge of how and when to use essential oils with pets. Instructor: Nikki Smith. Saturday, April 15 9 a.m. - noon • KCC Room D124 PETS 9030.K16 • $59, plus $35 supply fee payable to the instructor at class.

Tap into Your Intuition with Tarot Cards Have you ever let your gut feeling about something guide you to a decision? Did you know that reading tarot cards relies on intuition? Tapping into and trusting your intuition is the true way to read tarot cards. This twohour session introduces a way of relaxing, clearing your mind, tuning in, and creating an open dialogue to become more enlightened about your future through a tarot deck. Instructor: Terry Yohnka. Wednesday, April 26 6-8 p.m. • Room D123 LECT 8980.Q16 • FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th Anniversary

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Personal Enrichment Introduction to Reading Tarot

NEW! Organizing for Your Personality Type

This course is designed to introduce you to a standard tarot deck and some basic spreads for readings. Students will learn a simple meaning for each card, both in the upright and reversed positions. Class discussion will include common approaches in tarot and practice with a standard tarot deck. Time between classes will also be needed to practice. Instructor: Terry Yohnka. Class notes: Bring a tarot deck that uses standard suits (Cups, Swords, Pentacles and Rods/Wands) and names (The Fool, The Magician, etc.). Rider-Waite or MorganGreer decks are suggested. The tarot deck will be needed at every class.

Are you right- or left-brained? Come to this workshop and find out. Based on your personality, learn to use your organizing styles based on what works best for you. If you work hard to get organized and cannot understand why you are not able to stay organized, it might be because you are not organizing based on your personality type. Instructor: Beth Randall.

Wednesdays • May 3 to June 21 6-8 p.m. • Room D123 LECT 8780.Q11 • $75

Wednesday, April 19 6-8 p.m. • Iroquois Room LECT 8870.Q16 FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th anniversary!

Time Management for the Business Professional

Healing Sound Meditation In this very calming and relaxing class, we will begin with simple, gentle movements from Qigong, the ancient Chinese health care and maintenance system. We will practice an Elemental Energy Form which concludes with the “Healing Sounds” practice, followed by very deep relaxation. Come join us as the healing tones of brass and crystal singing bowls, mellow gongs, and bells bathe you in healing meditational vibration. Together, we will reach deep states of relaxation and meditation. You’ll leave feeling “re-tuned,” restored and rebalanced. Instructor: Gary Paruszkiewicz.

This presentation is full of ideas on how to realize where you are wasting time and how to solve it. Do you have time robbers that you want to get rid of? We will discuss goals, using a calendar or planner, to-do list, procrastination, avoiding interruptions and time management during meetings. Instructor: Beth Randall. Wednesday, May 10 3-5 p.m. • Room D123 LECT 8970.A16 • $35

Wednesday, May 17 6-8 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room LECT 8790.Q11 • $10

Health Careers Camp - $110 for camp June 19-22 • 8:30 a.m. - noon Topics: medical terminology, professional behavior, tools of the trade Career areas discussed: Nursing, Phlebotomy, Respiratory Therapist, X-ray technician and paramedic. Students will receive a scrub top, name badge and become CPR certified.

Cavaliers Careers Camp For kids entering grades 6-8 experience different careers For more information call

815-802-8206

Business and Technology Camp - $30 per topic. Take one or up to 4. June 19-22 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. • Crime Busters! – June 19 • Legal Eagles Study Government – June 20 • Everything you Want to know about Teaching – June 21 • Agriculture and Horticulture Experiences – June 21 • Basics of Welding – June 22

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Personal Enrichment

Girl STEAM SCIENCE • TECHNOLOGY • ENGINEERING • ART • MATH

Presented by Kankakee Community College

NEW! Lincoln’s Funeral Train Learn about Lincoln's final journey, on the funeral train which retraced the same route the President-Elect took to Washington only four years earlier. This seminar will examine how the nation mourned. You will learn the challenges and obstacles in preparing the event, Mary Todd Lincoln's overwhelming grief, and reactions of each city as the funeral train arrived. Finally, you’ll hear about the Lincolns' arrival in Springfield, the tomb that was not yet erected, and the funeral ceremony in Springfield. Presenter: Christina Smith. Friday, May 5 9 a.m. - noon • Iroquois Room LECT 8990.A16 Free, in honor of KCC’s 50th Anniversary

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Summer 2017

1-day classes for girls entering grades 6-8 Cost

Christina Smith is a master’s candidate at Illinois State University, Christina Smith’s areas of interest, research, and writing include 19th-century culture, the American Civil War, and the post-war Reconstruction era. Her passion for the subject takes her on yearly pilgrimages to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania, as well as most of the major Civil War battlefields.

NEW! Origin of the Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These amendments add to the Constitution specific guarantees of personal freedoms and rights, clear limitations on the government's power, and states all powers not specifically delegated to Congress are reserved for the states or the people. Join this discussion of the reasons the Bill of Rights were proposed, where they came from, and why it is important to have them. Instructor: Willie Dixon. Wednesday, May 31 10 -11:30 a.m. Room D123 LECT 8290.A11 FREE, in honor of KCC’s 50th Anniversary.

$

55 per class

Or … 12 courses for $528 (20% discount) 8 courses for $374 (15% discount) 4 courses for $198 (10% discount) All sessions meet on KCC’s Riverfront Campus

12 classes to choose from: • STEM Through the Ages – June 5 • Automata Art – June 6 • Out of the Box – June 7 • The Science of Color – June 8 • Mind Your Own Business – June 12 • Mandala-Making – June 13 • Eggs-Traordinary Physics Camp – June 14 • The Science of Energy – June 15 • It All Takes FUEL! – June 19 • The Cookie Jar Mystery – June 20 • Really Rad Robotics – June 21 • STEAM Means Sewing – June 22

Sign up for 1 day or as many as you want! Information at 815-802-8206 or at kcc.edu/girlsteam. SEATS FILL FAST!

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Personal Enrichment Paint Night with the Tipsy Gypsy These courses put the fun in painting. The instructor will walk you step-by-step through each acrylic painting while offering personalized help as needed. Each class features a seasonal painting, each with a special spring look. Create beautiful, one of a kind gifts for family and friends or keep them all for yourself! Sign up for just one course or for all the courses and join the fun! Instructor: Candy Wolfe, the Tipsy Gypsy. Thursday, April 20 1-3:30 p.m. • KCC Room D151 CRFT 9080.Q56 • $49

Our instructor Sara Strucinski has been obsessed with all things creative since she could talk! She has been crocheting since the age of 9 and has been teaching knitting and crochet for eight years. She also has given lectures on photography techniques and design. Sara is currently working on a master’s degree in photography and digital imaging.

Crochet Ever want to learn how to crochet? Here's your chance! You will learn the basics crochet stitches, abbreviations and learn how to read beginner patterns. Some of the skills taught are how to start with a chain stitch, single crochet and double crochet. We will cover crochet in the round, working flat and the infamous granny square! This course will prepare you for a small project like a throw blanket or scarf. More advanced students will be able to move along with additional techniques. It will also cover detailed pattern instruction. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Wednesdays • May 3 to July 12 1-3 p.m. • KCC Room D214 CRFT 9090.A11 $85, plus $20 at the first session for a crochet supply kit.

Our instructor Candy Wolfe is a paint night instructor and owner of The Tipsy Gypsy. Candy has been painting since she was a small child and is happy to have found her niche in the art world. She has an associate degree from KCC, plus a passion for art and helping others find their passion for painting. Her business has passed its one year anniversary and she attributes its success to the wonderfully supportive family, friends, hostesses, and local businesses that have and continue to call on her to share her enthusiasm for art and teaching. Candy says: “Being able to do what I love for a living and sharing what I love with others is an amazing blessing!”

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Knitting Did you know there are only two basic stitches in knitting? You will learn 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. This class will also cover advanced techniques for participants ready to go further. It will also cover detailed pattern instruction. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Wednesdays • May 3 to July 12 3-5 p.m. • KCC Room D214 CRFT 9100.A11 $85, plus $20 at the first session for a knitting supply kit.

Drawing Whether you want to learn to do a basic sketch or sharpen your skills, this is the place to start! We will go over the basics of drawing, including perception, shadows and highlights. If you are ready for more, this course will offer advanced levels of drawing practice, including color and line drawing. Ask for the class supply list at the time of registration. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Wednesdays • May 3 to July 12 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D214 CRFT 9110.Q11 • $76


Personal Enrichment NEW! Basic Sewing

Genealogy Basics – online course

Learn to use a sewing machine, make basic seams and follow a sewing pattern. Participants will make a few projects which include a “green” shopping bag, a pillow case and a throw pillow cover. Participants must bring a sewing machine, thread, sewing notions and fabric. Please phone 815-802-8300 with any supply or fabric questions. Instructor: Sara Strucinski.

Receive guidance in your genealogy search for family names using several subscription-based Web sites, which you can access while you're enrolled in the class. Along the way, you'll learn through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. You'll develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results, and share information with others. You'll discover, in simple terms, where to look, who to contact, and how to make your family history come alive.

Thursdays, July 13, 20 & 27 1-3:45 p.m. • Room D124 CRFT 9150.A11 $59

Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Arm Knitting Arm knitting is exactly that -- knitting with your arms! It's a new technique that allows you to make a scarf in 30 minutes and a blanket in 2 hours. For this class, you don’t need and knitting skills or experience. It's a fun technique for all ages. Instructor: Sara Strucinski. Thursdays, July 13, 20 & 27 4-6 p.m. • Room D124 CRFT 9140.Q11 $39, plus $10 at the first session for supplies. Child attendance along with registered adult CRFT 9140.Q21 $10, plus $10 at the first session for supplies.

Write Your Life Story – online course

Homeschool with Success – online course If you're new to it, homeschooling can be a bit of a mystery. We'll start at the beginning, delving into the history of homeschooling and examining its status today. You'll be able to find the laws and regulations which govern your community. As you discover what you need to know, you'll also become familiar with the terminology the homeschool community uses. When you finish, you'll be on the way to plot your homeschooling course for years to come! Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

If you've ever thought about writing your life story, now is the time. It's a story only you can tell. This course walks you step-by-step through the process of writing your life story. You can share life-altering events and share your heritage. In writing your story, you’ll have the satisfaction of telling history your way. You may even find a lucrative market for your story, like the authors of the bestselling Rocket Boys and Angela's Ashes. Choose a start date: April 12, May 17, June 14 or July 12 • $94 Register at ed2go.com/kankakeecc. Call KCC at 815-802-8207 to pay for the course.

Summer 2017 Credit Classes start soon. Register Now! Information: 815-802-8500 • www.kcc.edu/register

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Adult and Community Education

A new beginning for those who are ready Please note: 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 students 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 too, 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 prior to class 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. 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.

Class locations - Spring 2017 Call 815-802-8300 to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required prior to class 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, 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 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.

Workplace literacy Customized, on-site Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency Preparation and English as a Second Language courses are available to area employers at a nominal cost. For more information, contact Margaret Wolf at 815-802-8302 or email mwolf@kcc.edu.

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. The classes are designed for foreign-born adults, 16 years or over who are no longer in high school, who would like to improve their English language speaking and writing skills. Instructors and tutors work with students in small groups. There are five levels of classes, to help students at every stage of learning. Call 815-929-9158 to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required prior to class enrollment. 1488 E. Walnut St., Watseka Days/times: Monday and Wednesday, 6-9 p.m.

Asbury United Methodist Church

196 S. Harrison, Kankakee Days/times: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. - noon; also Tuesday and Thursday, 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.

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.

$12,000

UP TO

KCC South Extension Center (SEC)

for career training Funding can cover Tuition, Fees & Books and much more... Details: kcc.edu/wioa or phone 815-802-8960

Adquisición del Idioma Inglés

Program administrator:

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.

Asbury United Methodist Church 196 S. Harrison, Kankakee Lunes y miércoles 9:00 a.m. a 12:00 p.m. Por la noche • Los martes y los jueves De 6:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m.

Funded by:

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.

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/. All programs are Equal Opportunity Employer Programs, and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

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Let’s Celebrate! 50 FREE Continuing Ed Classes April – June Choices Registration is required: 815-802-8207 or kcc.edu/comejoinus Fifty.KCC.edu has 50th anniversary info and FREE continuing education classes info Seats are limited. College credit not awarded. Some classes offer CEUs. Classes meet at KCC unless noted. Some courses have age restrictions. Visit fifty.kcc.edu for details.

Identity Scotland: Events, People and Places

Lincoln’s Funeral Train

Wednesday April 12 • 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 5 • 9 a.m. - noon

I Have an Interview ... Now What? Thursday, April 13 • 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 29 • 5:30-7 p.m.

Resumes and Cover Letters Thursday, May 11 • 5:30-7 p.m.

Organizing for Your Personality Type

Awakening Your Vision

Wednesday, April 19 • 6-8 p.m.

Thursday, May 11 • 6-9 p.m.

Tap into Your Intuition with Tarot Cards

Basic Sun Care Health

Wednesday, April 26 • 6-8 p.m.

May 23 • 2:30-4 p.m.

Share a Book, Share an Author

Origin of the Bill of Rights

Thursday, April 27 • 10-11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 31 • 10-11:30 a.m.

Home Heating and Air-Conditioning Maintenance Friday, April 28 • 9:30-11 a.m.

From Job Fair to Job Offer Thursday, June 22 • 5:30-7 p.m.

You’re invited! KCC’s Riverfront Campus 6 p.m. - Cocktails 7 p.m. - Dinner Desserts, coffee and fireworks follow dinner Entertainment by Dave King Quintet and Acting Out Theatre Co. and Piano Player Desiree Hays. Black tie optional.

Info and reservations: 815-802-8950 Details also at fifty.kcc.edu

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Fall Job Fair

Thursday, March 30 • 9 a.m. - noon KCC College Center Meet representatives of businesses which are hiring. Gather information and make a great first impression that can help you gain employment! For more information, phone 815-802-8222 or email kcrite@kcc.edu.

Job fair website: www.kcc.edu/jobfair Employers can register to have a table: www.kcc.edu/jobfair

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