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Data Visualization and Tableau

Comic Book Illustration

Self-Healing Qigong

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Voiceover 6 Professional Workshop

CONTINUING EDUCATION MISSION

12 Solo Performance

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Step into Another Culture

Carpentry Carpentry 15 and Woodworking

Conversational Japanese I & II, page 24–25

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Welcome to Continuing Education! Bringing You in from the Cold Since 1970

As we bundle up against the cold, isn’t it nice to know there is a warm place to go and shut out the elements while sharing time with people in pursuit of the same fun and fulfillment through learning as ourselves? This winter Continuing Education offers a complete catalog of snug and toasty offerings, from Accounting to Abstract Watercolors, Camera Basics to Community Choir, Spanish to Schlock Cinema. This winter, wrap yourself up in an exciting Continuing Education class and enfold yourself in a season of new ideas.

The students choose the topics of the class. It’s great that the teacher takes into account our necessities and looks for diverse information and exercises from different topics. If you take this class you will

always have helpful feedback from the teacher.

– Ana Maria P. on Intermediate ESL Workshop – Reading and Writing with Suzie Remilien

ESL Workshop, page 25

Computer 2 Basics 2 Design 2 Excel 3 Professional 4 Business Skills 4 Small Business 5 Work for Yourself 5 Clock Hours and CEUs 6 Arts 7 Writing 7 Visual Arts 8 3D Arts 10 Photography 11 Drama 12 Music 12 Home 14 Crafts 14 Maintenance 15 Cooking 16 Desserts 17 Wine & Spirits 17 Fitness 18 Exercise 18 Dance 19 Movement 19 Yoga 20 Enrichment 21 Nature & Science 21 Personal 21 Entertainment 22 Travel 23 Language 24 Spanish 24 Asian Languages 24 ESL 25 French 25 Italian 26 Sign Language 26 Online Classes 27 Business Skills 27 Design 29 Computer Basics 30 K-12 Educators 30 Registration Form 31 NSC Information 32 Class Location Map 33


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COMPUTER Introduction to Adobe InDesign

Basics Computer Skills for the Very Beginner Build a foundation for all computer tasks by learning the fundamentals. Move at a slower pace as you learn computer terms, get hands-on experience entering data and get a brief introduction to Microsoft Office Suite. Designed for the beginner, you’ll gain confidence for general usage of the computer. 7062 1/22/2018 - 1/29/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 2 ses M Farrar On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $115

Introduction to MS Office This three-day workshop will be a no-stress introduction to Microsoft Office Suite, learning to create documents in Word, spreadsheets in Excel and presentations and slide shows in PowerPoint. There will be plenty of time for questions in a relaxed setting. Prerequisites: Computer Skills for the Very Beginner or an introductory level of personal computer use. Prior experience in Microsoft Office Suite is NOT required. 7061 2/26/2018 - 3/12/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 3 ses M Farrar On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $155

Design

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Photoshop is an amazing tool, but it can be a huge, intimidating program. Build your skills by exploring some of the applications more commonly used features and how to use them with confidence. Delve into the art of selecting exactly what you want in an image, why to save in .PSD format, web VS print jobs, filter effects, image adjustment tools and layers. The class will also explore using styles, brushes, gradients, shapes and patterns. 7049 1/9/2018 - 2/13/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses Tu Miller On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $199

WordPress for Websites Looking for a simple way to create a website? WordPress is a completely free and easy-to-use content management system to build and maintain your website. Historically used for blogging, WordPress can also build powerful, database-driven websites for many purposes, including e-commerce. Get up and running in this exciting alternative approach to building websites. Intermediate computer and internet browsing skills required. No class on 1/15/18 due to MLK, Jr. Day. 7050 1/8/2018 - 2/12/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 5 ses M Miller On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $169

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard desktop publishing software for graphic designers. It can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. Besides hard-copy publishing, InDesign can also produce tablet and device-ready media. Learn the top skills beginners want to acquire (such as design and layout techniques for brochures and newsletters) and get on a solid footing for further explorations. Class will be taught using Adobe InDesign CS4 in a PC/Windows environment. Basic competence using Windows is required. 7051 2/20/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:00 - 8:00PM 4 ses Tu Miller On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $155

Introduction to 3D Modeling and Printing Bring your 2D ideas to 3D life in this hands-on class! Navigate a 3D environment using Onshape, a cloud-based CAD technology, and become adept at the four foundational features of sketch-based modeling: extrude, revolve, sweep and loft. Transition from a 2D sketch to a 3D model. Discover how to prepare a CAD model file, and export and successfully print your 3D object with superior quality. Get the basics to mastering this growing technology that will shape the look of tomorrow. Intermediate computer and Internet browser skills required. Each student is provided a laptop and 3D printer to use in class as well as a workbook. 7139 2/22/2018 - 3/1/2018 6:30 - 9:30PM 2 ses Th Pomeroy, Walsh On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 $295

Graphic Design for Artists and Entrepreneurs Whether you want to print designs onto posters and textiles by yourself or through a commercial printer or if you’re an artist interested in using digital tools, this class is for you! Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to design and prepare an image for print. This class combines live demonstration, group discussion and hands-on time to practice using the software. Bring a portable thumb drive or memory stick to class. 7093 1/17/2018 - 2/21/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 6 ses W Huntress On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $275


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COMPUTER Excel – Level 3 Very informative – I feel that this has not only improved my usage of Excel but enabled me to up my performance at work and train my team, on newer and more efficient uses of Excel. – Sarah O. on Excel Series with Jeffrey Richards

Blow your boss away with advanced skills! Class includes a basic introduction to PivotTables for versatile data analysis. Work with macros, alternative data models and conditional formulas. Finish with a section on how to get certified in Excel. Course materials included. Not recommended for Mac users. Prerequisite: Excel - Level 2 or equivalent experience. Bring a memory stick or flash drive to class. 7036 2/10/2018 - 2/10/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Sa Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Excel – Formulas and Functions

This fun introduction to Illustrator brings together most of the techniques beginners would love to learn. We explore the tools and the sometimes counter-intuitive way that they work. We dig into brushes, symbols, gradients, swatches and patterns—and how to easily make your own. Discover the joy of filters and effects, graphic styles and how to make them. Use Illustrator to turn flat bitmap graphics into fully editable, stretchy vector images. 7052 2/26/2018 - 3/26/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 5 ses M Miller On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $169

Solidify your expertise in Excel with an in-depth look at formulas and functions. You will begin with a refresher on basic formulas, then explore functions in detail. Focus on basic and advanced text functions, financial and array formulas, and calculations through a combination of demos, lecture, and hands-on practice exercises. Course materials included. Not recommended for Mac users. Excel Level 3 or equivalent experience recommended. Bring a memory stick or flash drive to class. 7038 2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Sa Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159

Excel Excel – Series Enroll in this class and receive a price discount on Excel Level 1, 2 & 3. Bring a memory stick or flash drive to class. Class meets on Saturday, 1/20, 1/27 and 2/10/18. 7037 1/20/2018 - 2/10/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 3 ses Sa Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $385

Excel – Level 1

Excel – Level 2 Build Excel skills with intermediate techniques for sorting and summarizing data. Create dynamic charts and graphs. Utilize formulas and functions and learn to collaborate with colleagues using passwords, comments and change-tracking. Course materials included. Not recommended for Mac users. Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience. Bring a memory stick or flash drive to class. 7035 1/27/2018 - 1/27/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Sa Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159 7190 3/15/2018 - 3/15/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Th Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159

Advanced Excel users will greatly benefit from a top-to-bottom examination of PivotTables to take data analysis to the next level. Learn the origin of Pivots and basic techniques for creating and customizing Pivots to your needs. Jump into advanced techniques, including performing calculations, remapping source data, accommodating disparate data sources, using macros to enhance your PivotTables and Reverse Pivots. Course materials included. Not recommended for Mac users. Excel Level 3 or equivalent experience recommended. Bring a memory stick or flash drive to class. 7033 3/10/2018 - 3/10/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Sa Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159

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Start with an introduction to Excel. Learn techniques for entering data into cells, working with data and using data tables efficiently. Discover how to finish your workbook and how to navigate and get help in Excel. Learn basic techniques for filtering and limiting data that can be entered into individual cells. Course materials included. Not recommended for Mac users. Previous Windows experience recommended. Bring a memory stick or flash drive to class. 7034 1/20/2018 - 1/20/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Sa Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159 7189 3/1/2018 - 3/1/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Th Richards On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $159

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PROFESSIONAL Accounting and QuickBooks Series Sign up for the Accounting and QuickBooks Series and receive a 20% price discount on Accounting for Small Business, QuickBooks Level 1, and QuickBooks Level 2. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook information. 7105 1/24/2018 - 3/14/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 8 ses W Mills On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $359

Accounting for Small Business

Business Skills

Data Visualization and Tableau

Tableau is a data visualization tool that helps you turn your raw data into meaningful and actionable information. Professionals in fields as diverse as finance, sports and public health use it to analyze and communicate essential ideas. Learn the basics, then practice building charts, dashboards and stories as you build your data visualization portfolio. This class is held at Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle. See www.learnatcentral.org for textbook information. 7191 1/3/2018 - 2/21/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses W Richards Broadway Edison Bldg Room 3168 $499

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Foundations of Project Management

Project management skills are essential in a wide variety of professional roles, and can even be a wonderful asset in your personal life. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of project management, approaching it from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small- to mediumsized. You’ll work through the project life cycle using the same steps you’ll use when you’re managing a real project. Curriculum is based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), and provides the foundation for your training to become PMP certified. Prerequisites: An understanding and experience with MS Windows and Office products; two or more years of experience in a project management environment is helpful, but not required. This class is held at Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle. 7193 1/8/2018 - 2/26/2018 6:00 - 9:30PM 6 ses M O’Donnell Broadway Edison Bldg Room 1139H $389

Mediation, Conflict Resolution, and Leadership

How does one resolve conflict while preserving the dignity and integrity of all involved? Through an equitable process that offers a framework for collaborative resolution. Designed to provide professionals and leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to negotiate and manage conflict, this course examines the various causes of conflict, responses, and how personal style can benefit or burden toward positive resolution. See www. learnatnorth.org for required textbook. 7080 1/25/2018 - 2/22/2018  6:30 - 9:00PM 5 ses Th Gilman On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3345 $165

Operating a small business? New to accounting? This class is for you! Discover basic accounting principles that you can apply using a simple paper ledger or as preparation for starting to use QuickBooks. Leave understanding journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable and more! Learn the ins and outs from an experienced bookkeeper and small business owner. 7102 1/24/2018 - 1/31/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 2 ses W Mills On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $99

QuickBooks Level 1 Everything you need to get started with QuickBooks. Learn easy ways to create a new company and build a chart of accounts. Use QuickBooks to invoice customers, enter bills, back up data and generate monthly reports. Prerequisite: Previous Windows Experience and familiarity with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook information. 7103 2/7/2018 - 2/21/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 3 ses W Mills On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $175

QuickBooks Level 2 Further your knowledge of QuickBooks and improve your skills with this robust accounting software. Leave knowing how to customize forms, track inventory, use credit cards and sales tax and create reports or graphs. Explore the payroll feature in QuickBooks and learn how to create job estimates. Prerequisite: QuickBooks Level 1. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook information. 7104 2/28/2018 - 3/14/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 3 ses W Mills On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $175


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PROFESSIONAL Patrice Tabor Patrice is a professional trainer with over 15 years’ experience educating professionals in the healthcare industry. She has a master’s degree in adult education and has been a member of Toastmasters International public speaking organization for over 25 years. Patrice has participated in speech contests sponsored by Toastmasters and recently won the International Speech contest for her area. Patrice is passionate about helping others improve communication skills and develop confidence as a public speaker.

Introduction to Public Speaking

Would you like to reduce stage fright and gain more confidence speaking in front of a group? Whether you need to give a formal presentation or an informal presentation at a staff meeting, learning key skills will increase your effectiveness and selfconfidence. Learn strategies to deal with nervousness, plan and deliver an effective presentation and practice presentation techniques to capture audience attention. This course offers a supportive environment in which you will practice and receive feedback from the instructor and fellow participants. 7081 1/25/2018 - 2/8/2018 6:30 - 9:00PM 3 ses Th Tabor On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3413 $99

Leadership and Communications Excellence

Proofreading – Review of Common Writing Errors Be confident in proofreading and editing documents by reviewing the most common writing errors that cause problems for even the best writers. Spot errors in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, tone and word usage with hands-on exercises. This course will help you create error-free documents that reflect a positive image of the writer and the organization. 7187 2/22/2018 - 2/22/2018 1:00 - 4:00PM 1 ses Th Austin On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3350 $79

Learn practical tips for producing professional-looking business documents, the importance of writing for a specific audience and how to make the purpose and call to action clear. Review writing strategies for routine, persuasive, negative news and personal messages. Includes hands-on exercises that reinforce the five C’s of good business writing—being concrete, clear, concise, courteous and correct. 7188 3/7/2018 - 3/7/2018 1:00 - 4:00PM 1 ses W Dubois On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3345 $79

Small Business How to Start a Small Food Business Set a strong foundation for your dream as an experienced food entrepreneur guides you through the process of starting a food business. Learn to cost products, prepare food-specific business plans and how to obtain health and other required permits. This step-by-step class will help set you up for success and teach you how to avoid making costly mistakes. Class meets on 1/13 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and on 1/14/18 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 7127 1/13/2018 - 1/14/2018 Varies 2 ses Sa, Su Lewis On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3349 $155

How to Start and Operate a Small Business Get the overview you need to start and operate a small business. In this class you will learn about taxes, types of ownership, licensing requirements, risk and financial analysis, establishing price for product or service, developing winning sales and marketing strategies and building a plan for your personal and business success. 7129 2/13/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 5 ses Tu Odell On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3417 $189

Work for Yourself Orientation to Adult Family Home Administration Program DSHS instructors will provide an overview of all the requirements that a prospective AFH licensee will need to meet so they can provide services and care to residents in a licensed home setting and the process each prospective provider will need to follow before applying for their AFH license. A short amount of time is allotted for questions and answers. Each attending student will receive a certificate after completing the class; valid for one calendar year after the date of attendance. Check-in at 8:30 am; class starts at 9:00 am. No entry after 9:30 am. 7002 1/8/2018 - 1/8/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses M DSHS Instructor On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1141 $39 7003 2/5/2018 - 2/5/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses M DSHS Instructor On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1141 $39 7004 3/5/2018 - 3/5/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses DSHS Instructor On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1141

PROFESSIONAL

This introductory leadership program is open to all stripes including business owners, sales professionals, educators or anyone seeking to motivate others while achieving effective results. Working in a supportive group environment, we’ll explore techniques to improve communication skills and work toward a better understanding of how we all interact with one another. Most importantly, you’ll learn what it means to create a positive and lasting self-image as a leader. 7180 1/30/2018 - 2/27/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 5 ses Tu Bohart On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3315 $125

Business Writing Essentials

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PROFESSIONAL Sell It on eBay! Join the 730,000+ people who make a part- or full-time living selling on eBay. Learn from an award-winning eBay expert how to set up an account, list an item, and what you need to do both during and after the auction ends. After this class you will be ready to kick-off your eBay career with confidence and ease. 7126 2/8/2018 - 2/15/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 2 ses Th Shebley On Campus: LB Bldg Room 3129D $75

Landlording 101 Learn to make landlording a rewarding experience in this introductory class. Dampen your concerns and increase your knowledge with an instructor who has had unmitigated success as a small-time landlord and property manager in this region. No matter what stage of the process you are in, learn the inside scoop about tenant relations and how to manage them. 7094 2/10/2018 - 2/10/2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM 1 ses Sa Bear On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3345 $65

Professional Voiceover Workshop Learn to use your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos. Discover a unique, outside-the-box way to succeed at a lucrative full- or part-time career. This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time and with very little overhead. In our ever-expanding online marketplace, new companies are looking for fresh voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the career gamechanger you’ve been looking for! 7101 2/21/2018 - 2/21/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 1 ses W Foster On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3343 $49

Make Money Licensing Your Music Are you a composer, performer or songwriter? Do you have original music already recorded that’s just sitting around? Learn how to pitch your music for television, film and other media. This class will give you quick and easy information on all aspects of music licensing. Leave ready to advance your career and create a new income stream from future royalties. Feel free to bring a sample of your music to class to learn which markets to explore (optional). 7047 2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018 9:00AM - 12:00PM 1 ses Sa Hartman On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3352 $65

Clock Hours and CEUs

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Teachers can earn Clock Hours with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for their Continuing Education class by registering for this fee. Pay this fee one time each quarter and earn clock hours for multiple classes! In order to grant clock hours, we need attendance verification from the instructor through a signed Clock Hours Reporting Form (provided upon registration). 7389 $15

Continuing Education Units (CEU) Fee Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to verify the completion of a class. Pay this fee one time each quarter and earn CEUs for multiple classes! In order to grant a letter of completion awarding CEUs, we need attendance verification from the instructor through a signed CEU Reporting Form (provided upon registration). 7390 $15

Online Learning See page 30 for online courses for K-12 educators.


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ARTS Writing Beginning Fiction Writing Improve the depth and flow of your storytelling in a class designed for new and developing creative writers. You will work step-bystep through a plan for a complete story including developing characters, mapping plot, writing dialogue and creating exciting beginnings and resolutions. Bring pen and paper and be prepared to write; you will have lots of exercises and opportunities for feedback. Don’t spend another day NOT writing— join us and bring your stories to life. A $5 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class. No class on 2/14/17. 7088 2/7/2018 - 3/21/2018 6:15 - 8:15PM 6 ses W Adkins-Hall On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3349 $139

Writing for Children and Young Adult Audiences Do you have a children’s book hiding in your head? A teen novel in a long-neglected drawer? Or maybe you write every day and want to get your project ready to publish? Whether you are writing picture books, fiction for magazines, middle grade novels or YA you’ll be exposed to tricks of the trade that keep young readers turning pages. 7119 1/9/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:00 - 8:30PM 10 ses Tu Bond On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3449 $239

Screenwriting Workshop Write your first screenplay (or your next!) in this dynamic, ongoing screenwriting workshop. Deepen your knowledge of the craft in five-to-ten minute learning bytes designed to explore storytelling through building scenes, constructing characters, creating conflict and writing effective dialogue. You’ll explore your screenwriting skills while writing in small groups as well as homework assignments we’ll share and critique in class. 7114 1/25/2018 - 3/15/2018 6:30 - 9:00PM 8 ses Th Haber On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3315 $175

The Secrets of Powerful Writing Good writing doesn’t have to be hard if you know the secrets! Whatever you write, professional or personal, you’ll benefit from being able to express yourself clearly and directly on paper. In this hands-on class you’ll learn to clarify your message, communicate complex information, avoid common mistakes, edit and proofread your writing, use proper grammar and punctuation, communicate on social and electronic media and more. 7124 1/29/2018 - 2/12/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 3 ses M Dubois On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3446 $99

Guided Autobiography II: The Making of Me, Myself and I “Who am I? How have I become the person I am today?” Following in the tradition and structure of the Guided Autobiography I, this course explores new writing themes around essential questions of self-development such as developing trust, exploring independence, finding power etc. In addition to sharing weekly writing in supportive small groups, participants use in-class practice sessions to hone their writing skills. Prerequisite: Previously taken Guided Autobiography I or by permission of instructor. Bring a pen and notepad to class. 7046 2/1/2018 - 3/15/2018 1:30 - 4:30PM 7 ses Th Horn On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3417 $169

Writing a Short Memoir

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Turn your life experiences—dramatic and everyday—into a powerful short memoir. If you’ve wanted to write about your life but don’t have time now to tackle a book project, this class is for you! Tell the story of your life in bite-sized chunks. This class will lead you step-by-step through writing a short memoir piece: from selecting and reflecting on your experience, to writing and publishing your story. By the end of the class, you’ll have a short memoir piece ready to publish. 7125 2/26/2018 - 3/12/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 3 ses M Dubois On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3350 $99

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ARTS Visual Arts

Andrew Steers A n d re w is a wo r ki ng f re e la n ce illustrator with experience teaching a wide variety of art courses. Born and raised in Seattle he spent the past six years studying illustration and working in the Bay Area. Recently returned to Seattle, he now lives on a sailboat while continuing his illustration career. Andrew earned his MFA from Academy of Art University in 2015. After graduating, he worked doing freelance storyboard work for advertisements and film. He’s also illustrated books, album covers and posters. Andrew recently published the first issue of my own comic, Bomber Girl! Learn more at www.andrewsteers.com.

Introduction to Drawing Learn basic techniques of drawing from life, still life, places in our immediate environment and each other. This class will focus on the building blocks of drawing such as composition, measurement, line, shape, value, gesture and mark. Become familiar with a variety of materials and approaches to drawing by studying artwork both historical and contemporary. Although instruction will be rooted in drawing from observation, we will explore the potential to abstract from what we see and experiment with working from memory. Throughout the course we will engage in group discussions. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7067 1/12/2018 - 3/16/2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM 10 ses F Norsworthy On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1532 $185

Abstract Drawing from Flowers Free, beautiful, expressive, personal: This is abstract drawing! This course is based on using traditional drawing materials in black and white and color (such as graphite and pastels), mixing media and developing a good understanding of design elements and principles. It combines demonstrations, discussion and lots of drawing. Abstract drawing describes the internal world, and speaks poetically of internal realities like feelings, imagination and spirit. Your favorite flowers will provide the source of inspiration for the abstraction. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7132 1/9/2018 - 3/13/2018 10:00AM - 1:00PM 10 ses Tu Paquette On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1349A $239

Figure Drawing Experience drawing the human figure with the guidance of a skilled artist. Hone your drawing skills as you work from short poses to longer, more considered poses. Develop your ability to capture proportion, posture, structure and movement of the human form. Practice drawing male and female models and improve the connection between what you see and what you render. Price includes all model fees. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7066 1/12/2018 - 3/2/2018 6:00 - 8:30PM 8 ses F Chubotin On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1532 $205

Comic Book Illustration

Learn advanced storytelling techniques through comic book illustration, storyboards as well as book illustration. A wide variety of storytelling techniques will be covered such as: camera position, mood, character design and pacing. Students will also learn drawing fundamentals such as figure drawing, perspective and chiaroscuro. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7198 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 6:30 - 9:30PM 8 ses Th Steer On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3349 $215

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Learning to accurately draw what you see gives you the confidence and ability to work in any medium. Develop your skills in contour drawing, shading, creating depth and arm and pencil measuring. A variety of mediums such as charcoal, pencils, oil pastels, etc. will be used in learning to draw what you see and not what you know. Bring charcoal, grey eraser and a pad of newsprint to the first class. Other materials will be supplied for the next classes by the teacher. Teacher feedback and still life objects will help in your skill building. 7041 1/20/2018 - 3/10/2018 12:30 - 2:30PM 8 ses Sa Schneider On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1530 $145


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ARTS Abstract Watercolors Combine the expressive, personal, object-free vision of abstraction with the smaller, particular, intimate beauty of watercolors. The focus of this class is on the elements of design, the language of color and harmony, line, shape and space, to create an exciting and compelling painting that expresses a personal inner vision. Often alluding to nature or a state of mind, Abstract Watercolors will carry the painter to the beauty of feelings, spirit, and imagination. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7099 1/11/2018 - 3/15/2018 10:00AM - 1:00PM 10 ses Th Paquette On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1349A $239

Painting and Abstraction Discover the art of modern life: learn a new way of seeing, create dynamic abstract paintings and express your inner self in your work. For more than a century artists have turned to this more personal and expressive mode of painting. In this introductory class you will explore the basics of style, structure and the simple concepts behind the actions. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7098 1/12/2018 - 3/16/2018 10:00AM - 1:00PM 10 ses F Paquette On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1349A $239

Portraits Using Mixed Media

Infuse your portraits with a new level of creativity! Join us as we experiment with a variety of media and techniques such as gouache, acrylics, collage and mixed media to discover how to create innovative and inspiring portraits. We’ll also explore how your unique experiences and background can help you develop your own personal creative style. See www.learntatnorth.org for supply list. This class is held at Seattle Central College, 801 E. Pine Street, Seattle. 7209 1/13/2018 - 3/17/18   11:30AM - 1:30PM 10 ses Sa Pressley    Fine Arts Bldg Room 402   $179

Watercolors for Everyone Those with little or no experience with watercolor will appreciate this unique take on the fundamentals starting with basic materials of paper, brushes and pigments followed by a solid grounding in techniques like laying washes, composition and color. Students will also gain insight into overglazing, lifting out, staining and granulation. Class sessions involve simple still life set ups in a relaxed studio atmosphere. Bring any watercolor supplies like brushes, paint and paper to the first class. Intermediate students are welcome as the instructor works with each student at their own level of experience. Water containers and paper towels are provided. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list, including suggested colors and paper. 7040 1/20/2018 - 3/10/2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM 8 ses Sa Schneider On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1530 $145

Mixed Media

Explore working with a mixture of found materials and traditional art materials such as paint and ink. Students will be encouraged to be scavengers of their environment, both public and private. We will explore different methods of collage, assemblage, matte medium transfer and painting with an open approach to materials. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7164 1/10/2018 - 3/14/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 10 ses W Norsworthy On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1530 $239

Color Interactions: Theory and Practice

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Learn how and why colors change, disappear, interact and vibrate. In this hands-on class using Expressionist painter Johannes Itten’s Color Theory and exercises from Joseph Albers’ Interaction of Color, learn to anticipate and solve color challenges and expand your color choices. Class uses Coloraid (a palette of 314 silkscreened papers) for direct exploration of color effects. Applicable to all media and all experience levels. See www. learnatnorth.org for materials list. 7091 1/17/2018 - 2/28/2018 6:30 - 9:00PM 7 ses W McNair On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3352 $149

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ARTS Mudslingers – Advanced Ceramics More clay, more ceramics savvy. Enhance your hand building skills with more challenging forms, participate in group critiques, and learn more about the ceramics process (e.g., loading, firing and glazes). Demos will be provided every other week. See www. learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7117 1/11/2018 - 3/15/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 10 ses Th Georger On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1630 $249

Ceramics Open Studio Need extra time to work on your Ceramics pieces? This open studio time is an opportunity to work in the Ceramics studio at your own pace. No demos or instruction, just self-directed work and practice time. Open to students who concurrently enroll in a Continuing Education ceramics class at North Seattle College. Space is limited. 7196 1/12/2018 - 3/2/2018 1:00 - 4:00PM 8 ses F Staff On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1630 $59 7195 1/13/2018 - 3/3/2018 2:30 - 5:30PM 8 ses Sa Staff On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1630 $59

Beginning Jewelry Fabrication Art of Calligraphy: Pointed Pen Play Come and play with the pointed pen and try out its unique qualities. We will begin the class learning the traditional copperplate strokes and later develop some more playful and contemporary expressions. Weekly projects will make use of our new skills. For all levels of interest. A $15 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class. 7131 1/31/2018 - 2/28/2018 6:00 - 8:00PM 5 ses W Shiovitz On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3345 $99

3D Arts Beginning Ceramics Transform a lump of clay into a piece of art! Using the basic wheel throwing and hand-building methods, learn to create cups, bowls, boxes and more. Individualized instruction and demonstrations of the technical underpinnings will give you a strong foundation in the ceramic arts. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7042 1/9/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 10 ses Tu Duarte On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1630 $249 7115 1/10/2018 - 3/14/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 10 ses W Grava On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1630 $249

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Ignite your creativity and fashion objects in clay using the fundamental building techniques of coil building, pinch pots, slab building and wheel work. Experiment with new methods while you receive highly individualized instruction and observe weekly demonstrations. Ceramics discovery awaits you! See www. learnatnorth.org for supply list. Some previous ceramics instruction is recommended. 7043 1/13/2018 - 3/17/2018 11:00AM - 2:00PM 10 ses Sa Duarte On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1630 $249

Learn basic metal fabrication and silver soldering techniques used in creating finished jewelry pieces. Work with non-ferrous metals and stones to produce your own jewelry design. Price includes lab fee. No class on 1/15 due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. Supply list will be provided first day of class for section 7054. 7055 1/8/2018 - 3/19/2018 6:30 - 9:30PM 9 ses M Lowther On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1633 $199 7054 1/9/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:30 - 9:30PM 10 ses Tu Graham On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1633 $249

Jewelry Open Studio Practice your jewelry making skills in this open studio format. Enjoy camaraderie and artistic accomplishment by working with other experienced jewelers. Must have taken North Seattle Beginning Jewelry class or equivalent. 7163 1/10/2018 - 3/14/2018 6:30 - 9:30PM 10 ses W Foy On Campus: AS Bldg Room 1633 $245


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ARTS Seeing in Black & White – Intermediate Photography

Welding Intensive for Beginners If it is steel, you can weld it! Learn to produce a good, strong weld and discern the difference between an inadequate weld and a proper weld. Gain knowledge to weld on your own, inspect your welds and correct problems. Emphasis is on how a welding machine operates, practical tips, plus personalized coaching to improve your welding technique. Basic hand bending techniques are explored. A $70 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list, what to wear, and driving directions. 7058 1/27/2018 - 1/28/2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2 ses Sa, Su Riley Studio Steel Studio $165 7059 2/24/2018 - 2/25/2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2 ses Sa, Su Riley Studio Steel Studio $165 7060 3/10/2018 - 3/11/2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2 ses Sa, Su Riley Studio Steel Studio $165

Photography Camera Basics: Techniques and Art You’ve been using your digital DSLR or digital mirrorless camera on automatic but now would like to learn about using its full creative potential. This introductory color class will cover the basics of camera operation: exposure & metering, f-stops, shutter speeds, ISO, lenses, white balance, and more. Bring your digital DSLR or Mirrorless camera that can be put fully on manual to class (no point & shoot cameras; contact instructor if unsure). A tripod is recommended. Class includes two Sunday afternoon field trips on 1/20 and 1/28 (details given in class). See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7113 1/20/2018 - 2/10/2018 8:30 - 10:30AM 4 ses Sa Stahl On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3459 $149

Black and White photography emphasizes the relationship between visual elements in an image. By learning how to see and compose with shades of gray, one can use light to create gradations of tone and value. You’ll also explore methods for converting color digital files to monochrome. This is a course for digital DSLR and digital mirrorless camera users. Tripod required. Includes two Sunday morning field trips on 1/20 and 1/28 (details provided in class). See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7112 1/20/2018 - 2/10/2018 10:40AM - 12:40PM 4 ses Sa Stahl On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3459 $149

Lightroom for Photographers Are you a beginning to advanced photographer who is interested in learning how to manage, organize, edit, optimize and share your images via social media, slideshows, books and print? An Adobe Certified Expert will guide you through the setup of Adobe Lightroom, a software program designed exclusively for photographers, including how to use its many time saving features. A laptop or tablet loaded with Adobe Lightroom is suggested, but not required. A 30-day trial can be downloaded from the Adobe website. Students may also subscribe to Adobe’s photographer’s package which includes both Lightroom and Photoshop for $9.99/month. See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7100 2/3/2018 - 2/24/2018 9:00AM - 1:00PM 4 ses Sa Kidd On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3359 $255

Scanning Electron Microscope Photography Science meets art in this fascinating class as you learn to photograph with a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)! You will look at insects and flowers with incredible magnification and see what the “really small” really looks like. You will leave with a laminated 8.5" x 11" black and white SEM photograph. A $35 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class and includes all lab supplies and use of the SEM. 7123 1/27/2018 - 2/10/2018 9:30 - 11:30AM 3 ses Sa Schroeder On Campus: ED Bldg Room 0844C $99

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The instructor created a fail-safe learning atmosphere. Students weren’t afraid to try new techniques because he made them all part of the learning experience. He taught the true basics without making it overly complicated for first-time DSLR users. – Susan B. on Camera Basics: Techniques and Art with Robert Stahl Scanning Electron Microscope image by Roya Amini-Naieni

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ARTS Drama Improv for Everyone What do most comedic actors from feature films and TV sketch comedy shows have in common? Training in improv comedy! Whether your aspirations are for Hollywood, the stage or just to be the funniest person in the room, “Improv for Everyone” is a great place to start! The award-winning instructor trained at top comedy schools in LA and Chicago and loves working with beginners. No experience is necessary; just a willingness to play and have fun! 7032 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Tu Lee On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1360 $145

Solo Performance Workshop

Ever wanted to write and perform your own solo show? This exciting course gives you the supportive creative space and guidance to do just that. We’ll read, watch and discuss a variety of one-person pieces and apply what we learn to develop and compose several short monologues, leading to a final public presentation at the end of class. Leave class with a deeper understanding of the different approaches to creating solo shows, how to develop a performance piece and gain experience in both writing and performing for the theatre. 7186 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Tu Tarker On Campus: HS Bldg Room 1637A $149

You Can Tell Stories! Whether you want to use storytelling in your work or for personal enjoyment, this fun and supportive class will help you develop and practice your oral storytelling skills. We begin by learning methods of telling stories without memorization and then begin practicing those skills in the first class. By the final class you will be working on polished ten-minute presentations. Class includes: exercises, writing and small group work. Suggestions for story sources will be covered. Optional field trips to local events will be suggested. By participating in the class all students will earn a year’s membership in the Seattle Storytellers Guild! 7121 1/18/2018 - 2/15/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 5 ses Th Irwin On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3443 $99

Acting Essentials Have you always wanted to act on stage, in the movies or on TV? Taught by a theater professional, this in-depth class offers student actors an opportunity to develop acting skills and abilities. Learn acting terminology, blocking shorthand, different memorization techniques and how theater and film actors approach character development and their relationship with their audiences. Become immersed in the creative rehearsal process. No experience necessary. No class on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. 7023 1/22/2018 - 3/19/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses M Amador On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1132 $135

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Beginning Guitar 1 Pick up the guitar and play! Learn chords, strum patterns, tablature and notes while learning songs. Pick up some basic theory. Learn the Blues! In this comfortable class environment, have fun while learning the fundamentals that make guitar playing rewarding. Bring your acoustic guitar and required books to class. See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7199 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses T Zangar On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1353A $159


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ARTS Doug Zangar Doug has taught many a group guitar class in his over 25 years’ experience as a college educator. He has a Masters Degree in Music, bringing that knowledge combined with 40 plus years of playing guitar to the classroom. His performance background includes tours and shows with numerous name acts, including Vic Damone and The 5th Dimension.

Beginning Guitar 2 Take your guitar playing to the next level. This course continues with the basic techniques learned in Beginning Guitar 1. More strumming patterns, picking patterns and chords useful for contemporary songs and classics as well. Learn some more Blues techniques and improvise on the form. Prerequisite: Beginning Guitar I, or the ability to play open chords and basic note reading skills. Bring your acoustic guitar and required books to class. See www. learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7200 1/20/2018 - 3/10/2018 9:00AM - 11:00AM 8 ses Sa Zangar On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1254A $159

Beginning Piano Anyone can learn to play Chopsticks, but wouldn’t you like to learn how to play piano properly? Learn to read and play music from the very start. This class is designed for the absolute beginner as well as repeat students. New students with previous piano experience should contact the instructor at henry_pet@msn.com to assess your level. See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7028 1/9/2018 - 3/13/2018 7:00 - 8:30PM 10 ses Tu Henry On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1228 $149 7027 1/12/2018 - 3/16/2018 7:00 - 8:30PM 10 ses F Henry On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1228 $149

See page33 for off-campus class locations. Play Blues Harmonica If you’ve ever been curious to learn how to play this expressive instrument, this is the course for you. Learn to play harmonica in a safe, fun environment where attention is paid to the student’s individual progress. Learn simple songs, riffs and improvisation on the harmonica with an emphasis on the Blues. Classes will focus on: correct harp handling, proper breathing, basic blow/ draw patterns and bending notes, acoustic vs. amplified playing, and instrument care. Basic music theory is discussed and used. No prior knowledge of music theory is needed. A 10–hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C is required for the class. 7048 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 7:00 - 8:30PM 8 ses Th Wilde On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1442 $129

Community Choir

Perform the finest music from a variety of styles for a large choral ensemble. The choir meets one evening weekly and includes a concert performance. No audition required. Register early, class size limited. This class is held at South Seattle College, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle. 7202 1/9/2018 - 3/26/2018 7:00-9:00PM 10 ses F Lehrack Robert Smith Bldg 80 $95

Jazz Vocal Workshop – Beginning & Intermediate Discover your inner voice through singing. Beginner and intermediate singers develop the voice through study of contemporary and standard jazz styles. Price includes lab fee. Vocal showcase at Tula’s. This class is held at Seattle Central College, 1625 Broadway, Seattle. 7192 1/3/2018 - 2/21/2018 6:00 - 8:00PM 8 ses W King Broadway Performance Hall Room 101 $235

Jazz Ensemble Practice and perform in concert the newest big-band arrangements which cover all styles of big-band jazz. This class combines talents of professional and student musicians in the big-band experience. Membership is by audition only; registration is required within ten business days of the first class session. 7031 1/10/2018 - 3/14/2018 8:00 - 10:00PM 10 ses W Radke On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1142 $159

– Tara H. on Beginning Piano with Peter Henry

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Mr. Henry is a great teacher. He’s quite observant, yet unobtrusive, and did an excellent job of working with each student at the level they were at. He creates a good balance of lecture/instruction and solo practice time. The class is a good value, and a nice way to explore music in a low-pressure environment.

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HOME Crafts Beginning Knitting Knitting is the new yoga. Enjoy a fun and relaxing hobby while creating projects for yourself or gifts for others! Learn all the basics: knit stitch, purl stitch, increasing, decreasing, casting on and binding off. We’ll include circular knitting, while covering pattern reading, finishing and making your projects look beautiful. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. No class on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. 7090 1/22/2018 - 3/5/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses M McHugh On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3346 $105

Beginning Sewing No more struggling through sewing projects; learn to sew the fun and easy way! Practice pattern reading, choosing the right fabrics and laying out fabric to create a finished piece you can be proud of. Whether you want to redecorate your home, make crafts or clothes, we’ll get you stitching in the right direction. See www. learnatnorth.org for supply list. Fabric and patterns provided for the first two projects. At the first session, Instructor will provide a guide to assist in the fabric purchase for the final apparel project. Bring your sewing machine in good working order, power cord, foot control, bobbins and operators manual (if available), sharp scissors, tape measure and straight pins. A $25 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class. No class on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. 7064 1/22/2018 - 3/19/2018 6:30 - 9:00PM 8 ses M Johnson On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1360 $179

Intermediate Quilting

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Take your quilting prowess to the next level! We’ll complete several projects and learn a variety of new skills to wow your friends and brighten your home. Try your hand at several different appliqué techniques. Create pictures and sharp, perfect points with foundation paper piecing. Both traditional tumbling blocks and modern hexies will be a cinch when you know how to bring three corners together in a Y-seam. Learn to love sewing challenges like circles and curves. All of this and more! Prequisite: Introduction to Quilting or instructor approval. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. See www.learnatnorth.org for supply list. 7184 2/8/2018 - 3/15/2018 6:00 - 8:30PM 6 ses Th Oakley On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1360 $135

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Upholstery for Beginners Assemble, fabricate and upholster a new ottoman using a no-sew method. With the exception of the two yards of fabric needed, everything will be provided in class for you to complete your own new ottoman that can be used for extra seating, tray table or just plain lounging with your feet up. Bring two yards of upholstery fabric to class. A materials fee of $60 is due to the instructor in class. 7053 1/20/2018 - 1/20/2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM 1 ses Sa Gregory On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 $65


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HOME Intermediate Upholstery Learn to upholster a miniature custom, wood-frame Victorian style chaise lounge. Use the skills learned in this class to upholster small and full size furniture, the technique is the same! No previous upholstery experience required. Bring 1.5 yards of medium weight upholstery fabric; all other tools provided at class. A $100 materials fee is due to instructor in class (covers the furniture frame, supplies and instructional video to take home.) 7110 3/10/2018 - 3/10/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM 1 ses Sa Gregory On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 $175

Upholstery Sewing

Learn how to make a boxed cushion. You will measure space for cushion size, lay out for cutting with minimal fabric waste and sew a boxed cushion with welt and zipper. Learn how to match corners and make a pocket for zipper to be concealed. Previous sewing experience and knowledge of your machine is necessary. Bring 1 ½ yards of light to medium weight upholstery fabric and a sewing machine with a zipper foot or welt foot and thread. Velvet and fabrics with a nap are not recommended. Instructor will supply welt cord, yard sticks, scissors, chalk and seam rippers, and pin cushion with pins for use in class. A $5 materials fee is due to the instructor in class. Includes zipper and zipper slide, and welt cord. 7000 2/10/2018 - 2/10/2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM 1 ses Sa Gregory On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 $59

Maintenance Basic Carpentry and Woodworking Do you have power tools and want to learn to use them safely and effectively? Learn the basics of joinery, jigs, materials, methods and project design in a woodshop. After selecting your materials, apply everything you’ve learned to safely use hand and power tools in the construction and assemblage of a “toolbox.” A $40 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class and includes use of all tools, materials and lumber for your first project. Class located on University of Washington campus at School of Art. Class meets from 6:009:30pm on first night and 6:00-9:00pm on second and third night. 7085 1/25/2018 - 2/8/2018 Varies 3 ses Th Marx University of Washington Art Bldg, Room 117 $149 7206 2/20/2018 - 2/22/2018  Varies 3 ses Tu, W, Th Marx University of Washington Art Building, Room 117 $149

Basic Carpentry and Woodworking II A continuation of Basic Carpentry and Woodworking, this class helps advance your woodworking skills. We will use jigs and patterns and be introduced to new tools and techniques. The router, jigsaw, electric sanders, wood finishes and other tools will be used to add a personal and creative interpretation to your woodworking project. Choose from a handful of challenging, useful and interesting projects or come with your own (with approval of instructor). Based on selected project, a materials fee between $50 and $150 will be payable to the instructor on the first day of class and includes use of all tools, materials and lumber for your project. Perquisites: Previous participation in Basic Carpentry and Woodworking I or instructor’s permission. Students will receive a listing of woodworking projects to choose from and must select their chosen project two days before the day of the first class. Class located on the campus of the University of Washington. 7140 1/24/2018 - 2/7/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 3 ses W Marx University of Washington Art Bldg, Room 117 $149

Basic Hands-On Home Repair and Maintenance

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Through hands-on techniques and classroom demonstrations, learn a variety of home improvements and maintenance skills. Gain confidence as you learn about tools, how to work with electrical outlets, switches and lighting; plumbing, faucets and wall repair. Get an overview of door and window installation, home security, insulation, weatherization; and remodeling. You will leave feeling confident in performing your own home repairs. A $40 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class. Bringing a broom, dustpan and wiping clothes to class would be helpful. No textbooks are needed but a general home repair book (Readers Digest, Black & Decker, etc.) might enhance class demos. 7084 1/22/2018 - 1/29/2018 6:00 - 9:30PM 2 ses M Marx On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 $119

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HOME Culinary Geographic – International Street Food For the adventurous beginner or advanced foodie! Come join us for a week exploration of the different cuisines from around the world. Each class we’ll prepare menus from new places and discover the ingredients, methods and techniques from different ethnic cuisines—homemade filled pasta, Asian curries, dumplings, pho, baklava, regional America, the Mediterranean, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Greek Islands—there is nowhere we won’t go. We’ll travel far and wide with the students setting our itinerary. A hands-on class where we set sail and prepare our evening meal. Bring an apron and your appetite. A $36 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. 7176 2/27/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 3 ses Tu Brownstein Kitchen Coach Cooking School $135

Personal Organizing and Clutter Clearing Feeling overwhelmed by things and paper at home? Learn to create rooms and systems that support you rather than drain you. Using clutter assessment and clearing, organizing principles we’ll break old patterns and learn new skills. Find that letter, reclaim the counter tops and align your inner and outer worlds. We will create strategies for change and discuss concrete methods of tackling clutter and chaos. 7120 2/6/2018 - 2/13/2018 7:00 - 8:30PM 2 ses Tu Ross On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3446 $45

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Knife Skills Julienne, chiffonade, brunoise, chop, slice, dice... Learn the difference between these terms plus: parts of a knife, how to hold a knife, which knife for which task and how to care for your knives. This class will revolutionize the way you use your most important kitchen tool. We will put our new skills to the test in the preparation of a dinner feast! Suitable for vegetarians. Bring an apron, a knife to sharpen and your appetite. A $20 materials fee is due to instructor in class; includes a meal. 7166 2/5/2018 - 2/5/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 1 ses M Brownstein Kitchen Coach Cooking School $49 7177 3/20/2018 - 3/20/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 1 ses Tu Brownstein Kitchen Coach Cooking School $49

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Designed for busy people who love good food, don’t want to rely on take-out and want to spend about 30 minutes in the kitchen at the end of the day. Class will share our pantry list (things to have on hand so you can whip a meal without too much prep) and do ahead components that make fabulous quick and healthy weekday meals like fish tacos with red cabbage slaw, skillet chili (vegetarian or with meat), Pad Thai, Chicken Picatta, Greek roasted new potatoes and lots more. Bring your apron and appetite; class culminates each evening with a meal. A $36 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class. 7165 1/10/2018 - 1/24/2018 6:00 - 9:00PM 3 ses W Brownstein Kitchen Coach Cooking School $135

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Learn to create a satisfying meal from your pantry without any recipe at all. Gain knowledge of how to approach cooking a meal with confidence. Each class will focus on one or more culinary methods and techniques such as knife skills, sautéing, roasting, braising, soup and sauce cookery. We will use traditional and modern American, European and Asian Pacific influenced recipes that highlight the use and importance of these skills. Open to all levels. A $40 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. This class is held at South Seattle College, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle. 7201 Dates TBA 6:00-8:30PM 3 ses Tu Binkhorst Culinary Arts Kitchen $125

The instructor was very easy going and fun. The opportunity to use the commercial kitchen was enjoyable. – Larissa W. on Knife Skills with Deb Brownstein


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American Whiskey: A Colorful History

If “the history of whiskey” conjures up visions of outlaws and bootleggers, you’re not far off! We’ll explore the birth of American Whiskey and its storied evolution, from European settlers to the expansion westward to a burgeoning Kentucky industry, Prohibition, and the modern whiskey boom. We’ll taste different styles of Bourbon, Rye, and other whiskeys, and come to appreciate how far America’s classic spirit has come! Students must be 21 or older; picture ID required. Please eat before coming to class. A $10 materials fee is due to instructor in class. 7173 1/29/2018 - 1/29/2018 6:00 - 8:00PM 1 ses M LeClaire, Gronbeck The Barrel Thief Wine and Whiskey Bar $39

Desserts Delicious Chocolate Truffles ”Life is like a box of chocolates”...truffles! In this tasty, hands-on workshop, you’ll learn the principles of making tasty ganaches. Create a variety of truffles: bars, French, hand-dipped and molded truffles. Take home a box of your premium truffles for everyone to enjoy. A $10 materials fee is due to the instructor in class. Bring a sack lunch to class. 7096 1/28/2018 - 1/28/2018 10:00AM - 4:30PM 1 ses Su Fredericks On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1259 $95

Wine and Food Pairing – Series

Increase your knowledge of wine and pairing with this three class series: Introduction to Wine and Food Pairing, Pairing the Wines and Food of Burgundy, Pairing the Wines and Food of Germany. Gain basic principles and tips for delicious wine and food pairing. The perfect pairing enhances both the wine and food. These classes are co-sponsored by the West Seattle Cellars. Must be 21 to attend this class (photo ID required.) A $45 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. This class is held at South Seattle College, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle. 7203 Dates TBA 6:00 – 8:30PM 3 ses F Di Stefano Northwest Wine Academy $109

Cupcake Decorating – Flowers and Borders Discover how to pipe great flowers and borders in buttercream to give that perfect finishing touch to your cupcakes. Flower decorations include: Sweet Pea, Rosebud, Half Rose and Sunflower. Bring an apron, scissors, a pen or pencil, a Ziploc bag for taking home used utensils and a box/container for taking your decorated cookies home. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor in class. 7075 3/3/2018 - 3/3/2018 10:00AM - 12:30PM 1 ses Sa Garcia On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 $55

A Wine Tour of Italy Italian wine is as beautiful and diverse as the country itself! We’ll taste wines from the most famous regions of Italy, as well as some more obscure wines. We’ll learn about Italy’s rich wine heritage, which reaches back thousands of years. Students must be 21 or older; picture ID required. Please eat before coming to class. A $10 materials fee is due to instructor in class. 7172 1/22/2018 - 1/22/2018 6:00 - 8:00PM 1 ses M LeClaire, Gronbeck The Barrel Thief Wine and Whiskey Bar $39

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WINTER 2018 North Seattle College Continuing Education

FITNESS Exercise Level 1 Mat Pilates —Building Your Physical Base Consider the next ten years—those physical activities you’re able to do in the decades to come will be determined by your behavior now. Adapting a joint-friendly, core-focused exercise program that challenges you muscularly, rehydrates the fascial matrix and enhances your posture and day-to-day vitality can be life changing. Pilates focuses on initiating movement from the core, balancing flexion, extension and rotation of the spine while maintaining proper alignment. Start feeling good NOW. Your instructor is positive, upbeat and STOTT method certified. Many class activities are modified for students to progress at their own pace. Bring a Pilates mat, water and two pound weights. No class on 2/13/18. 7169 1/2/2018 - 3/13/2018 5:30 - 6:30PM 10 ses Tu Mattheiss Magnuson Park Garden Room $169 7170 1/2/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:45 - 7:45PM 10 ses Tu Mattheiss Magnuson Park View Ridge Room $169

Level 2 Mat Pilates + Fascial Mobilization

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Pilates is a fabulous, joint-friendly way to cross train for the upcoming physical demands of skiing, snowboarding and a myriad of other pursuits. Fascia is the complex matrix that weaves over and through muscles and joints. When it’s not operating optimally, try as we might, we feel tight. We’ll be adding new techniques to hydrate and mobilize this connective tissue within the workout to elevate both your flex-abilities and physical strength baseline. Level 2 work builds on a proficiency of technique learned in the Level 1 classes. Your instructor is enthusiastic, supportive and well trained. Bring a Pilates mat, two-or three-pound weights and water. No class on 2/14/18. 7171 1/3/2018 - 3/14/2018 6:45 - 7:45PM 10 ses W Mattheiss Magnuson Park View Ridge Room $169

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Strength and Conditioning Come get fit and have a blast! Interval training blends strength and cardiovascular circuits using body weight, dumbbells and a variety of equipment. This 90-minute class provides full body conditioning and will target strength, balance, cardio and flexibility. This workout is loaded with functional exercises designed to give you the ultimate challenge. All levels welcome. Class includes membership to Wellness Center. Bring a water bottle and towel and be ready to get strong! No class on 1/15/18 due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day or on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. 7078 1/8/2018 - 3/21/2018 6:00 - 7:30PM 20 ses M, W Ihlan On Campus: WC Bldg Room 0827D $249

STRONG by Zumba® Welcome to music-led interval training! Are you looking for a challenging, high intensity interval training workout? You’ve come to the right class! This class, through music, is crafted to drive the intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout. The result? Total body fitness. You’ll move in sync to music, making you work harder. This class will push you past your plateaus to help you reach your fitness goals faster. Using your own body weight, you will gain muscular endurance, tone and definition and you will experience and increased afterburn. Bring a towel and water bottle to class. Class includes a membership to the Wellness Center. 7079 1/9/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:30 - 7:30PM 10 ses Tu Ihlan On Campus: WC Bldg Room 0827D $99

Zumba® The instructor leads an engaging, challenging, safe and fun exercise class. She is what keeps me coming back. – Rhonda E. on Strength and Conditioning with Michelle Ihlan

Zumba® is an energetic class that combines Latin dance styles with cardio for a body sculpting workout. With easy-to-follow dance steps, the class fuses Latin and international rhythms with fast and slow beats to create a routine that tones and sculpts your body while burning fat. No dance experience needed. Bring a water bottle, comfortable athletic shoes, your energy and your smiles. 7026 1/14/2018 - 3/18/2018 9:00 - 10:00AM 10 ses Su Henricksen Greenwood Boys & Girls Club $105


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FITNESS Dance Beginning Ballroom and Swing Move over Fred and Ginger! The perfect class for the beginning dancer or for those wishing to enhance their dancing abilities. Learn the basics and more to popular dances, including but not limited to foxtrot, tango, waltz, salsa, rumba, cha cha and swing. The eight-week course will include a ballroom dance, a Latin dance and swing, preparing you for the social dance floor– nightclubs, weddings or parties. Singles and couples welcome. Wear comfortable shoes. 7022 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 6:30 - 8:00PM 8 ses Th Boarman Magnuson Park Matthews Beach Room $165

So You Think You Can’t Dance So you think you’ve got two left feet and no sense of rhythm? Let us prove you wrong! Understand the basics to your favorite dance forms in this popular and fun beginning class. Learn to find the beat, partnering skills and footwork for various types of music. We’ll explore Swing, Western Two-Step and Salsa and find the similarities between all these dance forms. If you have had a bad dance class experience or just feel like you are “unteachable” then this class is for you! Bonus Deal: If you are struggling in this class we offer a 30-minute free private lesson to help you catch up (if you are attending this class as a couple both of you’ll receive a free session). No previous experience or partner required. Wear comfortable shoes. 7025 1/18/2018 - 2/22/2018 6:30 - 7:30PM 6 ses Th Lykes Phinney Neighborhood Center Room 2 $75

Belly Dance Blast Get ready to sweat, shimmy and have fun! Belly Dance Blast is an electrifying cardio dance fitness program that pairs easy-to-follow moves with top 40 music hits. Learn basic alignment, posture, belly rolls, graceful arms, fast hips, fun dance combos and much, much more. Belly dance is a powerful way to lose weight, burn calories, strengthen the core, sculpt the body and shimmy the night away. Let’s dance! Dress in comfortable tank top and yoga pants. Bring pen and notebook to class. Beginning and continuing students welcome! Class includes a membership to the Wellness Center. No class on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. 7024 1/22/2018 - 3/19/2018 6:30 - 7:45PM 8 ses M Jovan On Campus: WC Bldg Room 0829F $125

Movement Learning in Action – An Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Beginning Tai Chi (Grasping the Sparrow’s Tail) The instructor has a gentle and respectful teaching style. He brings his background in physics, engineering and tai chi as he shares his insights into the class. – Lynne C. on Learning in Action – An Introduction to the Alexander Technique with Stacy Gehman

Learn one of the best forms of low impact exercise for health and longevity. Increase flexibility and strength by learning this slow flowing movement meditation. Experience deeper self-awareness, improved balance and mental concentration, as well as increased physical energy. Tai Chi is beneficial for all. 7071 1/13/2018 - 3/17/2018 9:10 - 10:40AM 10 ses Sa Sharp On Campus: WC Bldg Room 0827D $135

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Developed by FM Alexander, this educational process helps you undo adverse postural habits and avoid unneeded muscular and mental tension. Through delicate guidance in activities of their choosing, students will discover efficient, effective and more fun ways of doing their daily, professional and recreational activities. Students will gain a greater understanding of themselves— anatomically, in movement, and how to use awareness and constructive thinking to make ongoing personal improvements. Wear comfortable clothing. 7087 1/25/2018 - 3/1/2018 7:30 - 9:00PM 6 ses Th Gehman On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3446 $89

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Self-Healing Qigong

Learn the healing form of Sheng Zhen Gong, the Qigong of Unconditional Love. This seated, meditative movement practice opens the heart, to connect your own life force with the qi, or energy, of the whole universe. Through the movements, we release stagnant, murky qi (life-force energy) and bring in fresh pure healing energy for greater health and well-being. In addition to physical benefits, students report emotional benefits, such as feeling happier and more at peace. There are ten movements, all of which can be modified to fit your fitness and comfort level. Suitable for any fitness level. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water. 7073 1/17/2018 - 3/7/2018 10:00 - 11:15AM 8 ses W Gould On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1360 $89

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Continuing Tai Chi (Grasping the Sparrow’s Tail 2) For students who have completed Section One of the Yang style form and wish to learn more. Our focus is to complete and refine the long form, which consists of four sections containing about forty five postures each. Partner drills and beginning pushing hands enhance each student’s comprehension of the subtle and profound nature of Tai Chi Chuan. 7072 1/13/2018 - 3/17/2018 10:45AM - 12:15PM 10 ses Sa Sharp On Campus: WC Bldg Room 0827D $135

Tai Chi Tai Chi is a classical Chinese exercise often described as meditation in slow motion. Because the basic movements of Tai Chi are done in slow motion, it is excellent for health, balance, relaxation, and self-awareness, as well as self-defense. 7069 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 6:40 - 8:10PM 8 ses Tu Blogg Magnuson Park Garden Room $139

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Sustaining Vitality – Qigong

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Feel better and have more energy when you nurture your health and well-being. Qigong is based on the principles of understanding and balancing natural energy: Qi. Practice body awareness exercises, meditation and circulation and cultivation of Qi. Pick up movements quickly and easily in this fun, informative environment. Learn from an instructor with 20 years teaching experience and a certified sixth generation Qigong master. Qigong is not suitable for women who are pregnant. 7070 1/9/2018 - 2/27/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Tu Sharp Phinney Neighborhood Center Room 5 $129

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Yoga for Older Adults

What needs fixing, refinement and upkeep? If you have yearned to try yoga but have been discouraged because you think you are too old, your body type is wrong, you are suffering from chronic health issues or are working with an injury, this class is for you! Whole health comes from working on exercises for posture, strength, flexibility and breath awareness. This course is for beginning and continuing yoga students. Bring a yoga mat, towel and blanket; optional yoga blocks and yoga strap. Class includes membership to the Wellness Center. 7207 1/11/2018 - 3/15/2018  8:00 - 9:15AM 10 ses Th Bernstein On Campus: WC Bldg Room 0827D $145


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10 Relationship Secrets That Will Change Your Life!

Everyone wants supportive, caring relationships, be they with parents, siblings, significant others, children, friends, co-workers or bosses! Sadly, we create many barriers that often make relationships difficult and unsatisfying. Join us for a totally new look at how relationships are created, and how they are often built upon misunderstandings and false assumptions. Explore and experience how the patterns, beliefs and strategies of our relationships can create stumbling blocks to our success. Learn how relationships can be effectively transformed through a series of “secrets;” insightful understandings to which most of us have never been exposed. Discover significant and effective approaches to connecting, interacting and enjoying relationships with others. Individuals and couples are welcome! 7183 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Tu Schenker On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3346 $145

Finding the Work You Love, Finding the Life You Love Finding the Work You Love is about finding YOU—your creativity and zest for life! Find what makes your heart sing and build your life around it! This course delves into four explorations. How do you discover what fulfills you? How do you translate what you enjoy into real-life opportunities? What obstacles stop you from pursuing your dreams? And how do you deal with these obstacles? A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7057 1/17/2018 - 3/7/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses W Schenker On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3350 $145

Nature & Science Winter Birds of the Skagit Flats

Personal Self Defense for Women 101 Learn real risks facing women today, assailant tricks, crucial targets, creating an impact, and releases from common grabs. Great class to take with a friend! Price includes materials fee. This class is held at Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle. 7194 1/8/2018 - 2/26/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 6 ses M Factor Broadway Edison Bldg Room 1139B $169

What’s next in your life? The second half of life presents unique opportunities for change and growth as well as new challenges. Whether you are an empty-nester, thinking of an encore career, navigating changes at midlife or shaping your new life in retirement, this interactive workshop will help you identify your goals, clarify your values and forge a way forward. 7141 1/24/2018 - 2/28/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses W Navin On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3355 $149

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Winter is one of the most spectacular times to bird in the Pacific Northwest. The river flats of the Skagit, Samish and Stilliguamish are awash in swans, snow geese, eagles, hawks and falcons. This area is rich with winter avian visitors seeking shelter and food along the Pacific flyway. Class time will introduce you to the identification of common species of waterfowl and raptors large and small. The field trip will take you to the richest areas of the river flats, where Peregrines hunt, Bald Eagles soar, Trumpeter Swans and Snow Geese fill the air. Travel related expenses will be shared among driver and passengers. Class meets in classroom on Thursday, 2/8 from 6:30-8:30 pm and on Saturday, 2/10 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm for an all-day field trip. 7074 2/8/2018 - 2/10/2018 Varies 2 ses Th, Sa Rose On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3346 $99

Midlife Through Retirement: A Catalyst for Change

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ENRICHMENT Welcome to Medicare Need help understanding Medicare? This workshop is for current and new beneficiaries, those who will soon be eligible, and anyone who wants to learn more about Medicare health coverage. Various plan options, prescription drug coverage and supplements are discussed. This class is taught by a trained SHIBA advisor (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors). The SHIBA program provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance with health care choices. 7001 2/24/2018 - 2/24/2018 9:30 - 11:30AM 1 ses Sa SHIBA Advisor On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1161 Free

Reiki I and II

Your Body, Your Mind – The Right Weight Loss Attitude Start your weight loss program with the right attitude. Define the thought patterns related to your body image and diet so you may move toward your desired weight. Identify self-defeating thinking that might prevent you from achieving your weight and fitness goals. Create an exciting self-image by visualizing a successful future and learn techniques to be the person you wish to be. 7122 1/25/2018 - 3/1/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses Th Bohart On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3449 $109

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Learn to “Speak Dog”

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Taught by a veteran canine advisor, this two-part interactive course will teach you to read your dog’s nonverbal language and accurately interpret their thoughts and feelings. During the first session, we’ll decode canine language by applying it to photos and videos. In week two, we’ll meet at a dog park and eavesdrop on what the dogs are saying to each other. Are you ready for new insights and tools to create a closer connection with your furry friends? NOTE: Both meetings are for humans only. Please keep your dog at home. 7108 2/3/2018 - 2/10/2018 9:00AM - 12:00PM 2 ses Sa Engelberg On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3343 $79

Mindfulness Meditation for Busy Working People Keep your mindfulness simple by incorporating small moments of stillness into your everyday life—an easy approach that soothes stress and keeps you grounded. Join a supportive environment where you will discover new ways to bring joy into each day by practicing mindful breathing, standing and walking while engaging all of your senses. We will practice healthy ways to take care of yourself by mindful eating and whole body movement that allow you to step out of negative thoughts and bring compassion to yourself and others. Based on the Kabat-Zinn MindfulnessBased Stress Reduction course, this class offers a streamlined approach for people in high-stress jobs such as nurses, doctors, working parents and teachers or for anyone who needs freedom from anxiety and worry. 7077 2/6/2018 - 3/13/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses Tu D’Asaro On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1254B $115

Reiki – The Healing Touch is a traditional Japanese system of energy healing. This course will introduce you to the history, methodology and practice of Reiki. You will receive an initiation into Reiki’s healing energy through an attunement enabling you to use Reiki for yourself and others. Discover the benefits of energy healing from a personal level as it relates to mind body and spirit, healing of natural settings and more. A $35 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7065 3/3/2018 - 3/10/2018 9:30AM - 4:30PM 3 ses Sa, Su Capper On Campus: CC Bldg Room 1353A $159

Entertainment

Film Noir in the Atomic Age

As the H-bomb, the red scare and cold war anxieties were capturing headlines, the paranoia and disillusion of post-war America resonated throughout the cinema’s film noir cycle. Join us in the fallout shelter as we explore Hollywood’s take on film noir through the atomic age with The Atomic City (1952), Split Second (1953), The Thief (1952), Shack Out On 101 (1955), and Kiss Me Deadly (1955). 7092 1/16/2018 - 2/13/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 5 ses Tu Noe On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1131 $85


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ENRICHMENT Beginning Bridge Welcome to the world of bridge! It’s a fun and exciting game full of challenge and intrigue. This class is designed for those who have little or no experience with the game, as well as those who used to play and want to brush up on their game. You will learn the fundamentals of the game: bidding, declarer play and defense. Following the class there is opportunity to join a social bridge group to get more experience. Come and stimulate those brain cells! A $17 materials fee due to the instructor on first day of class. 7089 1/24/2018 - 3/14/2018 7:15 - 9:30PM 8 ses W Lazar On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3459 $165

Travel Travel the World Volunteering Ready to help in another country by working with local communities that need your skills or support with existing projects? Want to teach English, work with children, help wildlife, support conservation or share your expertise? Learn how to combine inexpensive travel with life-changing experiences as you travel the world as a volunteer. Volunteer travel is not just for the young! A $5 materials fee is due to instructor on first day of class. 7178 1/22/2018 - 2/12/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 4 ses M Major On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3449 $75

Schlock Cinema: The Long and the Short of It

British Footpaths: Saint Swithun’s Way Winchester

This path follows the Rivers Itchen and Wey from Winchester Cathedral to Farnham Castle, and is the missing link to the 125 mile Pilgrims’ Way to Canterbury. We learn that Winchester was England’s capital until the 14th century, and we visit the most famous battle of their Civil War. This is a pleasant walk through the heart of England’s countryside with thatched cottages, well tended flower gardens and quiet hedgerow lined lanes. Learn independent walking, find friendly B&Bs, and save enough to return to the beautiful countryside of England. 7082 3/3/2018 - 3/10/2018 9:30AM - 12:30PM 2 ses Sa Austin On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3343 $69

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Our first entry is Tormented (1960), directed by the legendary Bert I. Gordon (AKA “Mr. B.I.G.” and still directing in his 90s!) and starring Richard Carlson (It Came From Outer Space) alongside Bert’s daughter, Susan Gordon. Unlike Gordon’s “Giant Monster” contributions like War of the Colossal Beast, Tormented is a warped ghost story masquerading as a morality tale and full of sleazy fun. Next is The She Beast (1966), starring Ian Ogilvy (Roger Moore’s replacement on The Saint TV series) and Barbara Steele (Black Sunday). The statuesque Steele gained fame as a “Giallo” queen (Italian crime stories sold as horror flicks). Sadly, she failed to reign in the States. Directed by Michael Reeves (The Conqueror Worm), you won’t find a more European-flavored film than this tale of a vengeful witch reborn after 200 years. Next we have The Oval Portrait (1972) (AKA Edgar Allen Poe’s One Minute Before Death [sic]), starring Wanda Hendrix (Saddle Tramp) and Giselle McKenzie (The Match Game). Hendrix was the first wife of decorated-war-heroturned-B-movie-actor, Audie Murphy. Based on a two-page Edgar Allan Poe story (note the correct spelling), the film’s tone is similar to Roger Corman’s earlier Poe films but nowhere near the quality. Another delivery from Mexico to Hollywood is Creature of the Walking Dead (1965) a decent Mexican film patched together with incoherent scenes shot at a low-rent Hollywood backlot with actors who weren’t even in the original film. One more horror/schlock masterpiece from Jerry Warren (Attack of the Mayan Mummy). We finish with bizarre the World Without End (1956), starring Rod Taylor (The Birds) and Nancy Gates (The Search for Bridey Murphy) in a sci-fi/horror mash-up featuring astronauts vs. angry cavemen-like mutants. A genre unto itself! 7130 1/25/2018 - 2/22/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 5 ses Th Hopkins On Campus: LB Bldg Room 1131 $79

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LANGUAGE Spanish I Accelerated If you want to refresh what you learned in Spanish I or study Spanish at a faster pace and cover more material, this class is designed for you. Start with a review of pronunciation, vocabulary and the present tense. Learn pronouns, reflexive verbs, past tense, asking questions in past and present and expressing likes or dislikes. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7020 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 11:00AM - 1:00PM 8 ses Tu Rzhondkovsky On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3345 $149

Spanish II Accelerated

Spanish Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level 1 Learn the basics of Spanish in a practical and enjoyable way with an experienced, fluent instructor! Practice common, useful phrases and vocabulary as you dive into the language with basic conversations. Develop your beginning Spanish speaking ability with basic grammar, verb conjugation and pronunciation. The class is a perfect introduction or a refresher for those planning a trip to a Spanish-speaking region. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook. 7006 1/17/2018 - 3/7/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses W Miranda On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3443 $149 7007 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Th Miranda On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3460 $149

Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level 2 A continuation of Spanish for Fun & Travel – Level 1. Practice common, useful phrases and vocabulary as you dive into the language with basic conversations. Develop your beginning Spanish speaking ability with basic grammar, verb conjugation and pronunciation. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook. 7008 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Tu Miranda On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3349 $149

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Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level 3

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A continuation of Spanish for Fun & Travel – Level 2. Learn vocabulary through activities, stories, interviews and reading. Grammar structures will be introduced and some homework will be assigned. Great for those who already converse in Spanish, but want to increase fluency. No class on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7174 1/22/2018 - 3/19/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses M Miranda On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3349 $149

Nice combination of introduction to the language along with cultural insights by the instructor. – John P. on Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level I with Juan Miranda

Continue your Spanish learning at a faster pace. Perfect for students who have taken Spanish I Accelerated or have beginning Spanish conversational skills. Starts with a review of pronunciation and covers common nouns and basic verb tenses. A variety of materials will be used to increase students’ vocabulary. Special attention will be given to improve speaking and listening comprehension. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7021 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 3:00 - 5:00PM 8 ses Tu Rzhondkovsky On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3349 $149

Asian Languages Conversational Japanese I This conversational class is for beginners with little or no Japanese background and for those who want to brush up on Japanese speaking skills. Covers useful phrases, pronunciation, vocabulary, some numbers, the ko-so-a-do words, and grammar. Students also experience Japan’s unique culture and customs through class activities. A $15 textbook fee is due to instructor on first day of class. 7011 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Th Nakamura-Lambert On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3357 $149


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LANGUAGE Conversational Japanese II

Intermediate ESL Workshop - Reading and Writing

You’ll continue to have fun with expanding your skills in making plans, asking for permission, phone conversation and Japanese customs and culture. Verb conjugations in phrases and sentences are also covered. Prerequisite: Conversational Japanese I or permission of instructor. A $15 textbook fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7185 1/16/2018 - 3/6/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Tu Nakamura-Lambert On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3343 $149

For people who can comfortably read and write a basic paragraph in English but want to strengthen their confidence with the language. Practice reading and writing in a fun and supportive environment. A $30 materials fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class. 7017 2/3/2018 - 3/10/2018 1:00 - 4:00PM 6 ses Sa Remilien On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3343 $169

Everyday English Conversation Join a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you’ll have opportunity to practice casual English and learn more about life in this culture. This is the perfect class for students who can comfortably read, write and speak English as their second language but want to build confidence and experience in using it. Learn things not found in books like American idioms and slang. No class on 2/19 due to Presidents Day. 7204 1/22/2018 - 3/5/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 12 ses M, W Ross On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3450 $159

French French I: Encore!

ESL Intermediate and Advanced ESL- Speaking & Listening

TOEFL/IELTS Preparation If you are planning to take TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System), this test prep class is for you. This class focuses on test taking techniques in all four parts of the test: reading, listening, speaking and writing. Build reading and listening strategies that you can apply in either one of the tests. Learn tips to read faster in order to find the right answers within a short time limit. There will be practice tests to help you get used to the types of exercises and time given for each task. See www.learnatnorth.org for the textbook. 7015 1/13/2018 - 3/3/2018 9:00AM - 12:00PM 8 ses Sa Faltinova On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3350 $235

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This class helps non-native speakers develop an efficient and clear communication style and make use of acquired English skills in various practical, business and administrative applications. Emphasis is placed on accent reduction and on oral expression that follows the rules of correct speech. A comfortable classroom environment encourages as much participation as possible. See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7016 1/9/2018 - 3/1/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 16 ses Tu, Th Morehead On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3317 $275

Love the French language but need more practice? Learn from your peers in this enhanced beginner-to-intermediate learning experience. Based on beginning French knowledge, this class will provide additional grammar and vocabulary skills and gently move learners forward to more interactive ways of speaking. An overview of French I will be provided for any true beginners in the class. French cultural experiences guaranteed! See www. learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7009 1/10/2018 - 2/28/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses W Morehead On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3446 $149

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LANGUAGE Italian for Travelers Don’t feel that everything is foreign when you go to Italy! Prepare for your holiday by learning some basic Italian and the key words that you’ll encounter during your trip abroad. Practice asking for information and things you need, and telling people a bit about yourself. You’ll find that people in Italy will appreciate your efforts and your holiday will be enriched. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook. 7013 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Th Brown On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3352 $149

Sign Language Basic Sign Language French II: Discovery French Discovery French is designed to welcome French learners of all levels eager to build or reinforce their speaking skills through attention to French usage and domain-oriented terminology. Each course will have at least two parts: language lesson and domain exploration. The language lesson may consist of verb tense review or the use of prepositions, for example; the domain exploration will be based on areas of interest to be suggested by the instructor and chosen by the class member. During each course session, the learner will be guided in the use of class documents and/or on-line learning for both lesson parts. Prerequisite: French I or French I: Encore! or equivalent. See www.learnatnorth.org for textbook information. No class on 1/15 due to MLK, Jr Day or on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day. 7010 1/8/2018 - 3/12/2018 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses M Morehead On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3352 $149

Open the doors of communication and explore basic conversational sign language. You will quickly learn finger spelling, develop a basic vocabulary, and grasp general concepts and structure of sign language communication. Consistently toprated instructor will help you gain a solid foundation in ASL in a fun and welcoming environment. 7005 1/9/2018 - 2/27/2018 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Tu Jordan On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3352 $149

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Get ready for your trip to France with this course. Learn some basic French including key words that you’ll encounter during your trip. Practice asking for information, directions and items you might need well as sharing information about yourself with those you meet. You’ll find that people in France will appreciate your effort to communicate and your travel experience will be enriched. See www.learnatnorth.org for required textbook. 7012 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018 1:00 - 3:00PM 8 ses Th Brown On Campus: IB Bldg Room 3325 $149

Italian Italian I Benvenuto! Welcome to the beautiful language of Italy. This basic introduction to the Italian language includes conversation, grammar, and pronunciation. A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 7019 1/18/2018 - 3/8/2018  3:00 - 5:00PM 8 ses Th Rzhondkovsky On Campus: CC Bldg Room 3355 $149

I loved the teacher, she made the 2 hours feel like 20 minutes. It was so much fun and educational! – Rebecca E. on Basic Sign Language with Dennice Jordan


ONLINE CLASSES Certificate in Office Operations Efficient office operations can mean the difference between success and floundering, between being in the black and being in the red. Move beyond working harder to working smarter. In establishing strategies and benchmarks for efficient office operations you will find an increase in the productivity of every person in your organization. Position yourself as an efficient leader in your organization. 7161 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

Certificate in Business Writing

Business Skills Supervisory and Leadership Certificate Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor’s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that can be applied at your job immediately. 7136 2/5/2018 - 3/30/2018 $395

Certificate in Leadership Development Designed for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 19801999), this certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. Upon completing this three course certificate you will come away with a new toolbox of skills and all the information you need to move your leadership development into high gear. 7145 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $395

Management Certificate

Certificate in Non-Profit Administration Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and require a dedicated staff to be productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for non-profits, with our Certificate in Non-Profit Administration. Come away with the latest best information from instructors who train people in non-profits. 7146 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $595

Certificate in Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Find out what you need to know about cash and discover how to maximize cash-flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash-flow success. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed. Learn to make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals and assessing performance within your own area of influence. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. 7095 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

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Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees as you learn to create clear expectations, engage and motivate multi-generational employees, and increase your effectiveness. Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. Get tips and techniques to improve your management of time and productivity. 7134 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $595

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success. 7144 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

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ONLINE CLASSES Inbound Marketing Certificate

Instructor-facilitated courses FEATURED CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS • Become an Optical Assistant • Computer Networking Suite • Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician • How to Get Started in Game Development • Project Management Fundamentals Series

https://continuinged.northseattle.edu/ online-career

Inbound marketing is the future. It’s far more effective than outbound marketing because it draws potential customers to you rather than push a sales message out to them. In this series of three, one-month courses you’ll learn how to attract website visitors organically through search engines, the blogosphere and social media. Discover what kind of content to share with customers, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email addresses, and how to implement campaigns that result in sales. 7162 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

Mobile Marketing Certificate The way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobile marketing. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. You will learn how these mobiles can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Then get step-by-step instructions on how non-technical users can build, deploy and market smartphone applications across Android, iPhone and Blackberry platforms. Finally, get the knowledge needed to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization. Find out about proximity marketing, mobile marketing metrics, and developing a mobile marketing campaign. 7149 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $595

Social Media for Business Certificate

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Certificate in Data Analysis

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Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Whether your business is home-based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level in important decision-making. 7097 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

Digital Marketing Certificate Make advances by discovering the fundamentals of eMarketing. Improve email promotions, analyze your website traffic, boost search engine optimization, and successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the most advanced information and answer your toughest questions. 7137 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing and practical, how-to techniques to use in your organization or business. 7138 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495


ONLINE CLASSES Spanish for Medical Professionals Bridge the communication gap between you and your Spanishspeaking patients in this class designed specifically for healthcare professionals. You will practice practical language skills needed to effectively communicate while learning the basics of the language, culture, and how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish at all, you will gain the real-world knowledge you need to effectively work with patients. See www. learnatnorth.org for textbook information. 7147 2/5/2018 - 3/30/2018 $290

Design Certificate in Basic Game Design

Video Marketing Certificate Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people and also leads to an emotion ‘trigger’ that plain text cannot do. 7148 2/5/2018 – 3/30/2018 $395

Productivity and Time Management Maximizing productivity and the use of time is the primary way to increase profitability and organizational success for a growing number of people and their organizations. Successful businesses and work organizations are moving from counting hours sitting in a chair to outcomes and results. Boost your productivity by managing your time better. Discover the Top Ten most effective time management techniques to increase your work outcomes without spending more time and take home new 21st century techniques and strategies. 7143 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $595

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Certificate in Web Design Online users say a website’s design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today’s market of highly saturated digital competition. Discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS and find out how to create effective and dynamic websites/ applications. Take away a functioning web application hosted on a web server that is both accessible and Search Engine Optimized. 7205 2/5/2018 – 4/27/2018 $595

Seven week long instructor-facilitated courses FEATURED CLASSES

• Advanced Legal Research Writing • Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate • Legal Investigation Certificate • Legal Nurse Consultant Training • Paralegal Certificate Course

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Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches participants problemsolving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, participants are strongly encouraged to have a project during the course. The instructors and mentors work closely with the class to not only teach the material, but to guide candidates as they work projects. 7135 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This Certificate provides you with a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. By successfully completing this Certificate in Basic Game Design, you will have taken the first steps into understanding game design, and being able to create your own games. 7142 2/5/2018 - 3/30/2018 $395

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ONLINE CLASSES WordPress Certificate WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. Learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Topics include introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes, working with widgets and plugins, and more. Advance to modify WordPress web, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, and customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP and more. 7160 2/5/2018 – 4/6/2018 $495

Computer Basics Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses to work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. 7159 2/5/2018 - 3/2/2018 $195

Certificate in Mastering Microsoft Excel A must-have skill to succeed in business is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success. 7158 2/5/2018 - 4/27/2018 $495

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FEATURED K-12 CLASSES • Ready, Set, Read! • Solving Classroom Discipline Problems • Teaching ESL Series • Teaching Math: Grades 4-6

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K-12 Educators Online Learning and Teaching for K-12 Teachers Discover the fascinating world of online learning and teaching, and see why web-enhanced courses are being introduced in schools. Specifically designed for K-12 teachers, you will understand why and how your students learn online. Explore the wonderful eTools being used, from drag-and-drop games to virtual labs. Find out how you can use the web in your own teaching with online strategies for helping your students learn more and preparing them for the workplace. Class earns 16 Clock Hours. 7155 3/5/2018 - 3/30/2018 $145

Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers Increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need by examining the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles. We will explore fascinating information about the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique “cohort experience.” You will acquire the skills and information needed to facilitate Gen Y and the emerging generation of learners. Come away with the top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn more. Class earns 16 clock hours. 7154 4/2/2018 - 4/27/2018 $145

Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Today, every school in the U.S. has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate Asperger’s Syndrome. Learn strategies for working effectively with Asperger’s students and discover how to work with parents to create positive learning environments for children and teens with this disorder. While geared to K-12 teachers, it is also relevant for counselors, faculty in higher education, parents and anyone else interested in understanding this important issue. Class earns 16 clock hours. 7153 3/5/2018 - 3/30/2018 $145

Substitute Teacher Preparation To be a substitute today takes student respect, skills and a portfolio of ideas and workable presentations. You may get the first call, but the successful substitute gets the second and third call to report. With information applicable to any U.S. state, you’ll gain the working knowledge you need to be successful at any level and start with a portfolio of ideas to use the day you enter a new teaching environment. Learn what is expected of a substitute and how to maximize your value to a school. Find out how to develop a sub notebook, understand classroom management, the latest techniques in developing lesson plans, how to use your own portfolio to assist in teaching, and much more. Class earns 16 clock hours. 7157 3/5/2018 - 3/30/2018 $145


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Greenwood Boys & Girls Club, 8635 Fremont Ave N, Seattle 98103

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Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle 98103

The Brig at Magnuson Park, 6344 NE 74th St

Seattle Central College, 1625 Broadway, Seattle 98122

Kitchen Coach Cooking School, 850 NE 88th St

South Seattle College, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle 98106 Studio Steel, 3600 E Marginal Way S, Seattle 98134

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