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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 ANIMALS

1 Beekeeping: Apiary Planning & Prep 1 The Horse Course 101

2 ARTS AND CRAFTS

2 *Blacksmithing Basics 5 Jewelry Workshops

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32 Portuguese for Beginners

33 MCC NORTH EXPRESS

33 *Bookkeeping Certificate

35 MUSIC 35 Beginning Blues Harmonica

AUTOMOTIVE 6 Car Care for Women

7 BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

9 *Nebraska Fire & Arson Conference 12 *MCC Business Leader Speaker Series 14 *Nebraska Sales/Use Tax Seminar 16 Professional Development Luncheon Series

17 COLLEGE FOR KIDS

17 Minecraft Team Building

17 COLLEGE FOR TEENS

17 All You Need to Know About Fashion 17 Fort Omaha Halloween History Tour for Teens

18 COMMUNICATION AND WRITING

19 Screen Gems Made in Nebraska 19 Writing Series

20 COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY 21 Cyber Crime: Defense Basics 24 Using the Apple Pencil and One Note

25 CULINARY

26 Fondant Cake Decorating for Beginners 27 Coffee College

28 DANCE

28 Ballroom Dance: Country Two Step 28 Belly Dancing

29 DENTISTRY 29 *Dental Assisting Review

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32 LANGUAGES

HOBBIES 30 Hands-on Remodeling/Repair 32 Home and Garden 32 Small Engine Repair

Metropolitan Community College 2018 Issue 4

35 NEW NORTH MAKERHOOD DISTRICT 35 *Upholstery 101 35 Loom Weaving: Twill

36 PHOTOGRAPHY

36 Street Photography

37 SPECIAL EVENTS 37

Hubbard Sustainability Series

38 SPORTS AND GAMES 38 Football Facts with George Darlington

38 TEXTILES

39 Sewing for Winter 41 Introduction to Apparel Sewing

42 TRAVELING CLASSROOMS

43 Spook-tacular Mystery Tour 44 Festival of Lights & Santa Maria Winery

45 WELLNESS

45 Empower Your Life 45 Natural Skin Care

47 BLAIR

47 Microsoft Excel Basics

47 FREMONT AREA CENTER

47 Basic Dog Obedience 47 Barn Quilt Painting

48 WORKFORCE INNOVATION DIVISION 49 Halloween Prop Making 51 Effective Communication

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ANIMALS Basic Dog Obedience

Basic Dog Obedience with Kristin’s Big Moose Dog Training is designed for dogs more than 16 weeks of age. Your dog will be practicing recalls, leash manners as well as learning “sit” and “down” on command, and staying in a sit and down position with controlled distractions. All dogs under one year of age are automatically eligible for the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Certification, regardless if they are purebred or mixed breed. At the first class, your dog must be wearing a buckle collar. Your dog will also need a 4-6 ft. leather or nylon leash (flexi-leads, chain leashes and harnesses are not permitted). Bring a lot of your dog’s favorite treats. To remain in class, you must bring proof that your dog has had rabies, distemper and parvo vaccinations to the first class. For more information, or questions about puppies under 16 weeks of age, contact Kristin, certified professional dog trainer at kristin@bigmoosedogtraining.com. (Section A skips 10/20; Section B skips 10/16; six weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE ANIM019B T 04:30P-05:30P 09/18-10/30 $98 ANIM019A SA 09:00A-10:00A 09/22-11/03 $ 98

Rally 4 Fun

Prerequisite: Basic Dog Obedience; dogs must be more than 20 weeks of age. Created by Charles “Bud” Kramer, Rally 4 Fun is an agility/obedience hybrid class. This class is just for fun. An explanation of rally signs and courses and an AKC sport utilizing all of the things you learned in Basic Dog Obedience. Each class will be working different Rally O courses to solidify the skills you learned in Basic Dog Obedience or to prepare for entering a Rally O show. Supplies to bring to class: buckle collar, 4-6 ft. leather or nylon leash (flexi-leads, chain leashes and harnesses are not permitted). Bring your dog’s favorite treats. (four weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE ANIM020A SA 10:00A-11:00A 09/22-10/13 $70

NEW! Beekeeping: Apiary Planning and Prep Whether you are new to beekeeping, or consider yourself a professional, this course helps beekeepers create an apiary plan for the upcoming season after successfully over-wintering hives. Get practical information, tools and opportunities for questions about your personal beekeeping goals. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) ANIM030A SA 10:00A-01:00P 11/10 $30

NEW! Beekeeping: What to Do In Winter Learn how to keep bees happy and healthy over winter in this unique course. Know how to prepare bees in the fall and what to expect as the weather cools. Get insider tips, information, methods and participate in Q&A to set bee hives up for winter success. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) ANIM031A SA 10:00A-01:00P 10/27 $30

*no discounts

The Horse Course 101 Are you a horse enthusiast? Are you thinking about a career in the equestrian world? If you are new to horse ownership or interested in pathways to careers with these amazing creatures, this is the course to get started. This introduction course to horses will touch on many of the important topics in order to keep a horse happy and healthy. Students will learn about anatomy, nutrition, health and care of the horse. Guest speakers will present on various careers in the equine industry and discuss their background, training and experience. This course includes one field trip to a local farm for hands-on experience. Student of all knowledge bases are welcome. Instructor is Shana Winkel. (five weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. ANIM002A M 06:30P-08:00P 09/17-10/15 $100

The Horse Course 102

Prerequisite: The Horse Course 101, placement into Horse Course 102 or approval. Students unable to attend Horse Course 101 or with previous knowledge of horses will have the chance to test into Horse Course 102. The Horse Course 102 will build upon the topics learned in Horse Course 101 and dive into greater detail regarding special topics in horse health and care. A continuation of the discussion about a variety of careers will occur, as guest speakers will be invited to present and answer questions on topics within their area. After the completion of this class, students may apply for a one-year internship. Availability of internships will depend on class size and area of interest. A certificate of completion will be given to those who have completed both courses and an internship. Instructor is Shana Winkel. (five weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. ANIM003A M 06:30P-08:00P 10/22-11/19 $100

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ARTS AND CRAFTS NEW! Acrylic Paint Pour Party

Discover the latest techniques of fluid art. In this fun, interactive workshop, watch the instructor demonstrate different processes as you watch the different paint colors flow and spread randomly. Next, you’ll get to try it for yourself. Most supplies are included, but bring money for items to purchase in class, approximately $7-$12. Bring a piece of cardboard to class. (one session) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. ARTC471A SA 02:00P-04:00P 10/27 $40

Barn Quilt Painting Join the barn quilt movement taking over rural areas and now the city. Barn quilts are painted with bold and vivid colors that show up for all to see. Barns, houses, garages, sheds or even fences offer a superb display area for barn quilts. Explore simple techniques of painting to create your very own. Nothing beats the feeling of accomplishment when you do something by yourself. No artistic talent is needed. Contact the instructor at rusticmillingandcraft.com to choose your grid pattern for free. Bring painter’s tape, scissors and a hair dryer to class. There are two sizes to choose from below. The instructor is Rose Mapel. (one session) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE ARTC354A SA 12:00P-03:00P 09/15 $96 (2’x2’) ARTC355A SA 12:00P-03:00P 09/15 $142 (4’x4’) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. ARTC354B SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/27 $96 (2’x2’) ARTC355B SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/27 $142 (4’x4’)

*Blacksmithing Basics

Bob Ross: Old Farmstead Join this class to paint a beautiful sand hills scene, with a peaceful blue river flowing through it. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a supply list or rent the supplies in class for $33. Time will be taken for lunch. The instructor is Sharon Rodeman, a certified Bob Ross instructor. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets ARTC379A SA 09:00A-03:30P 11/10 $65

Bon Appétit Platter: Fused Pumpkin Create a beautiful fused glass platter that can be functional as a serving tray, to put out for decoration or give as a gift. You may choose to make either a fused pumpkin platter or a bon appétit platter that has a wine bottle design. Call Rainbow Artistic Glass at 402-330-7676 to reserve your choice of mold before the class begins. You don’t need to be artistic, the pattern is already in the glass. You get to pick your own colors and decorate it. Bring a $30 lab fee to class. (one session) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC052A M 06:00P-08:30P 10/15 $30

Calligraphy: The Italic Hand Would you like to send your holiday, birthday and other personal greetings in beautifully lettered envelopes? Now is the time to begin. You will learn the Italic alphabet plus some tips and techniques to make your writing projects impressive. The $12 lab fee for supplies should be paid to the instructor on the first night of class. The instructor is Linda Klopp. (Section A skips 10/27; four weeks) Millard North High School, 1010 S. 144th St. ARTC153B TH 06:30P-08:00P 09/20-10/11 $55 MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC153A SA 01:00P-02:30P 10/13-11/10 $55

Prerequisite for Blacksmithing Lab. Gain an understanding of blacksmithing basics while learning all safety practices. Explore tools and their uses, discover forging techniques, terminology, the anvil and the Blacksmith’s hammer. Lunch and supplies are included. The instructor is Elmo Diaz. This class is a prerequisite for Blacksmithing lab. (two sessions) Blacksmith Shop, 2921 N. 84th St. ARTC301A SASU 09:00A-05:00P 10/06-10/07 $300

*Blacksmithing Lab

Prerequisite: Blacksmithing Basics Does hitting a piece of white-hot steel with a hammer sound like fun to you? Discover the tools of the trade and their uses. Learn proper hammer control and techniques while gaining a working knowledge of almost all processes and techniques that a blacksmith needs. Choose and create objects, some examples include gates, railings, light fixtures, sculptures, tools, decorative items, jewelry and more. All tools and equipment are provided. The instructor is Elmo Diaz. (six weeks) Blacksmith Shop, 2921 N. 84th St. ARTC302A W 05:00P-09:00P 10/10-11/14 $150

Bob Ross: Autumn Fantasy Join this class to paint a snowy range of mountains looking down on a peaceful lake, surrounded by beautiful fall foliage and trees. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a supply list or rent the supplies in class for $33. Time will be taken for lunch. The instructor is Sharon Rodeman, a certified Bob Ross instructor. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets ARTC378A SA 09:00A-03:30P 09/15 $65

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NEW! Card Making from Simple to Sophisticated Explore how to use different methods and materials to express your creativity in personal correspondence. From a simple thank you note or a fancy birthday card, you have endless options, such as, recycling old cards, special dimensionals, stamps and more. Discover how to use a special cutting machine, create 3-D styles and even expand to nonpaper type materials. All supplies included. The instructor is Keri Quintanilla. (four weeks) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE ARTC391A M 06:00P-08:00P 09/17-10/08 $69

Ceramics for Beginners Discover basic principles and skills of studio ceramics. Fabricate a variety of projects involving vessel making (hand built and wheel thrown) and come away with glazed and colorized pottery. Exploring this new passion could lead to a new hobby or you could even start your own business selling your craft. Ten pounds of clay is included. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (skips 10/29; seven weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. ARTC101A M 06:00P-08:00P 09/17-11/05 $150 *no discounts


Clay: Hand Building Pottery

Fused Glass Wine/Bottle Stop

Before potters had a wheel, there were other methods of creating with clay. Explore pinch, slab and coil methods. With the use of your hands and a minimum of tools, discover how to create without the wheel. Up to six projects can be created. No experience needed. All supplies included. The instructor is Annemarie Stokes. (six weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. ARTC387A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/20-10/25 $120

Don’t throw away that wine bottle. Transform it into an appetizer or cheese tray. It gets even better when you design your own stainless steel/fused glass wine stop. This set makes a great hostess gift or a functional conversation piece for your own party. Bring your own wine bottle with paper and glue removed and a $20 lab fee to class. Call 402-330-7676 if you have any questions. (one session) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC187A TH 06:00P-07:30P 09/27 $15

*Open Studio Hours for Clay

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. MCC at New North Makerhood is offering access to the pottery studio and equipment during open studio hours. This will include 15 pounds of clay. (six weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. ARTC001A SA 09:00A-12:00P 09/15-10/20 $120

Coral Bowl Every bowl is unique, just like coral. You will be guided to cut your own glass and lay out the pattern to create a stunning 12-inch bowl that will be fused, and slumped in the kiln. Students will purchase their glass at the time of class. Cost will range from $7-$35 depending on the type/ color chosen. Call Rainbow Artistic Glass at 402-330-7676 if you have questions. Go to pinterest.com/mccnebce to see a picture of this project. (one session) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC017A TH 06:00P-08:30P 10/11 $65

Drawing Fundamentals

Girls Night Out! Fused Glass Jewelry Take a break from the stresses of everyday life and plan a night out with the ladies. Explore how to cut and layer glass to create a unique piece of jewelry. This would make a one-of-a-kind gift or you can keep it for yourself. Bring an $8 supply fee. Designs will be taken to the kiln and can be picked up in about a week. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC530A TH 07:00P-08:30P 09/13 $13

Glass Party Collage with glass to create your own, one-of-a-kind piece. Learn some tricks and design skills, and then jump right into creating. Project can be a small dish or sun catcher. Depending on the size and firing of your project, a lab of $10-$15 will be collected in class. Designs will be taken to the kiln and can be picked up in about a week. These make great gifts. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC124A F 07:00P-08:30P 10/12 $13

Anyone can learn to draw once you learn a few basic techniques. This class will introduce you to the use of line, proportion, value and perspective to allow you to create more realistic drawings. Bring an $18 lab fee to class. Instructor is Kathleen Keller. (seven weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC455A W 10:30A-12:00P 09/12-10/24 $63

NEW! Drawing the Everyday Whether it’s a flitting bird pausing on your balcony or flowers brought in from the garden, learning to draw and sketch everyday beauty is a fulfilling endeavor. In this class, we’ll learn observational drawing skills and techniques that will focus on slowing down, looking and recording. Bring an $18 lab fee to the first class. (five weeks) Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St. (lower level, park in the back) ARTC392A TH 06:30P-08:30P 09/20-10/18 $72

Family Art Fused Hand Prints Advance your fusing experience or let this be your first experience with glass fusion. Join peers in creating this impressive art piece. Handprints of you family will be carved in glass with the use of fiber paper and kiln firing. This will be a family treasure to display in your home or can be a great gift for parents or grandparents. Bring hand outlines to class. Lab fees and project size will vary depending on the number and size of hands. Glass sizes start at 6 square inches and go up to a 16 square inches. Call Rainbow Artistic Glass at 402-330-7676 if you have questions. (one session) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC189A TH 06:00P-08:30P 11/08 $25

Fused Glass Ornaments Come and play with glass. You will learn to make kiln-fused holiday ornaments to give as gifts or to hang on your own tree. Tuition includes kiln firing, glass and supplies for four ornaments. Tap into your creative side. No experience necessary. (one session) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC603A M 06:00P-08:00P 11/05 $50

*no discounts

NEW! Golden Venture Origami More commonly known as 3-D origami. In this class you will learn how to make the individual pieces and assemble them into amazing works of art and gain the ability to read diagrams and design your own patterns. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC600A SU 01:00P-03:30P 10/07-10/14 $49

NEW! Holiday Glass Ornament Bring on the holidays with colorful, fusible glass. The fun begins while you collage with glass to create your own, one-of-a-kind holiday ornament. Learn some tricks and design skills, and then jump right into creating. Designs will be taken to the kiln and can be picked up in about a week. Bring a $10 supply fee to class. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) ARTC435A TH 06:30P-08:00P 11/08 $13

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NEW! Holiday Glass Party Bring on the holidays with colorful, fusible glass. This great activity lets you select your project. Choose from jewelry, ornaments or small dishes. The fun begins while you collage with glass to create your own, one-of-akind piece. Learn some tricks and design skills, and then jump right into creating. Depending on the size of your project, a lab fee of $5-$15 will be collected in class. Designs will be taken to the kiln and can be picked up in about a week. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC390A TH 06:30P-08:30P 11/15 $21

How to Make Homemade Premium Soap Discover how to make earth- and animal-friendly soaps to please your senses. Experience hands-on techniques to make your very own batch of soap from scratch. You will make five bars of soap to take home or to give as gifts. This class is taught by longtime soap maker, Mary Piper, and can be the first step to leaping into the soapmaking business, or the start of a fun hobby. Bring a $15 supply fee and a sack lunch to class. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC306A SA 09:30A-01:30P 09/29 $36

How to Make Premium Handmade Lotions What’s all the commotion about lotion? This class will allow you to find out the mystery behind common ingredients in popular lotion brands, how to make your own lotion using healthy and Earth-friendly ingredients, and how to customize it to your own preferences. This is a hands-on class where everyone will have fun and leave with their own batch of lotion and a few new friends. Bring a $15 supply fee to class. The instructor is Mary Piper. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC443A SA 02:00P-04:00P 09/29 $21

Silversmithing: Beginning/Intermediate

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Turn silver into your own original jewelry using the silversmithing techniques of sawing, piercing, doming, texturing, bezeling, polishing and coloring. There are lab fees of approximately $10 for advanced and $60 for beginners. With volatile silver prices, lab fees could be higher. These fees will be discussed in class and are payable to Jonnie Andersen, the instructor. This class involves the use of power tools and is for adults only. All students must attend the first session, where safety training is mandatory. (eight weeks) Pipal Park Community Center, 7770 Hascall St. (behind school) ARTC104A W 06:30P-09:00P 09/19-11/07 $125

Stained Glass Windows: Foil Have you always admired stained glass? Now is your chance to learn this wonderful art. Instructor Jo Heckel will guide you in choosing your project and selecting glass. You will learn pattern preparation, glass cutting, foiling, soldering, zinc framing and placement of hooks for hanging. This technique will give you the knowledge and skills to make stained glass windows as well as candle and jewelry boxes, 3-D suncatchers, lamps and more. Supply costs vary depending on glass and tool sections. Expect to pay $100-$500 for basic stained-glass tools. For more information, call Rainbow Artistic Glass at 402-330-7676. (five weeks) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC123A W 06:00P-08:30P 10/17-11/14 $125 ARTC123B TH 09:15A-11:45A 10/18-11/15 $125

NEW! Oil Pastel Masterpiece This is a great class to explore your fun side. It combines drawing, finger painting and art history as you select a masterpiece to use as inspiration for your creation. Choose from artists like Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh and many more. Use pastels to smear and scratch onto paper. You may be surprised how much it looks like a painting. Bring an $8 lab fee to class. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC389A SA 10:00A-12:00P 10/20 $21

*Silversmithing for Beginners Discover how to create professionally finished, silver jewelry in just five weeks. Receive safety training, explore the jeweler’s saw, master the proper filing and hand polishing techniques and you’re going to love this—you will even learn to design a ring. Learn to measure and calculate your ring shank, solder, create a bezel and a create a stone setting. All supplies included. The instructor is Levent Oz. (five weeks) Silver of Oz, 2610 N Main St., Suite B, Elkhorn, NE ARTC359A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/12-10/10 $215 ARTC359B TH 10:00A-12:00P 09/13-10/11 $215

*Silversmithing-Open Studio Hours

Prerequisite: Silversmithing for Beginners. Practice what you have learned in beginning silversmithing on your own projects. Create rings or modify the ring design to create basic pendants with or without cabochon settings. Students are responsible for their own materials. Tools and guidance are provided. Call 402-558-1307 with questions. The instructor is Levent Oz. (four weeks) Silver of Oz, 2610 N Main St., Suite B, Elkhorn, NE ARTC365A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/22-10/13 $150 ARTC365B SA 10:00A-01:00P 10/20-11/10 $150

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Stained Glass Windows: Lead Came Technique Learn to build stained glass windows using this traditional technique. You will complete a beautiful leaded glass window panel. Jo Heckel will guide you in choosing your pattern and glass. Learn to cut glass, lead, solder, mudd and hang your project. Lab fees vary depending on your choice of glass and tools. Cost can require $100-$500 for tools and supplies. Homework is required. For more info, call Rainbow Artistic Glass at 402-330-7676. (five weeks) Rainbow Artistic Glass, 3709 S. 138th St. ARTC016A W 06:00P-08:30P 09/12-10/10 $125 ARTC016B TH 09:15A-11:45A 09/13-10/11 $125

Wheel Thrown Pottery for Beginners Explore the basic skills and techniques to compose a pot or vase on an actual potter’s wheel. After your pottery is created, it will be fired. Bring more creativity to the next session and decorate your pottery with glaze. After decoration, the pottery will be fired again and available to pick up in about a week. Exploring this new passion could lead to a new hobby or you could even start your own business selling your craft. Ten pounds of clay included. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (Section A skips 09/26; Section B skips 10/20; three weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. ARTC135A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/12-10/03 $60 ARTC135B SA 10:00A-12:00P 10/06-10/27 $60

*no discounts


JEWELRY WORKSHOPS NEW! Beadweaving: Tubular Herringbone Stitch Go beyond the basic flat beadweaving stitches and learn tips and tricks to start and work tubular herringbone to make a bracelet. Worked in the round, this stitch makes a very supple rope with great drape perfect for necklaces and other project applications. Once you get it started, this weave is easy to do. Bring a $7 supply fee to class. (one session) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. ARTC383A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/26 $21

NEW! Chain Maille-Byzantine Weave Expand your chain maille skills with this very popular round chain called Byzantine weave. Make a simple bracelet with two colors of jump rings, or keep going and make a great necklace chain for hanging that special pendant. Taught by Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (one session) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. ARTC384A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/12 $21

NEW! Kumihimo Braid-Flat with Bead Edge

NEW! String Art Workshop: Fall Pumpkin Door Décor String art is an arrangement of string strung between nails to form patterns or designs on a wooden board. String art has its origins in the “curve stitch” activities invented by Mary Everest Boole at the end of the 19th century. It was popularized as a decorative craft in the late 1960s through kits and books and has seen a resurgence in popularity in the last few years. Complete a pumpkin design on an 18-inch pine wood round that has been stained and sealed. A rope hanger will be attached at the end of class. All supplies included (18-inch pine wood round, nails, yarn and a pattern). Students may customize their string art pumpkin by selecting varieties of orange or cream yarn. Cider and snacks will be provided. The instructor is Lexie Frahm. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE ARTC380A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/20 $55

Kumihimo braiding is not only round. Learn a new kumihimo technique to make a flat braid bracelet using the round or square disk. Adding beads is easy and gives your bracelet some bling. All skill levels welcome; some kumihimo experience is helpful. Taught by Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (one session) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. ARTC385A M 06:00P-08:00P 11/05 $21

NEW! Wire and Bead Bonsai Tree Make a tiny everlasting bonsai tree using fine wire and seed beads or gemstone chips. Learn to add beads on wire to make leaves, how to make different size and shape branches and then how to secure the roots on a rock. Once you learn the basics, the design possibilities are endless. These little trees made in birthstone colors make great gifts too. Taught by Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (one session) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. ARTC382A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/19 $21

NEW! Wire Weave Around a Bead Learn to make links of wire weaving formed around a bead to make earrings, then make several and attach them together to make a stunning necklace. A great introduction to wire weaving or expansion of skills for experienced wire weavers. Requires ability to make plain and wrapped loops. Taught by Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (one session) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. ARTC386A W 06:00P-08:00P 10/03 $21

NEW! String Art Workshop: Halloween Décor String art is an arrangement of string strung between nails to form patterns or designs on a wooden board. String art has its origins in the “curve stitch” activities invented by Mary Everest Boole at the end of the 19th century. It was popularized as a decorative craft in the late 1960s through kits and books and has seen a resurgence in popularity in the last few years. Complete a Halloween design (pumpkin, candy corn or ghost) during the two-hour class. All supplies are included. Cider and snacks will be provided. The instructor is Lexie Frahm. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE ARTC381A TH 06:00P-08:00P 09/27 $35

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Intermediate Watercolor If you have had previous instruction in watercolor basics, have been using these skills for a while, and would like to refine those skills, this class is for you. Work on putting more depth in your painting; learn how to add texture and to create your own composition. Come with an idea for your next painting or a piece you have already started. Must have all your own supplies. Instructor is Kathleen Keller. (10 weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC398A TH 01:00P-03:00P 09/13-11/15 $118

AUTOMOTIVE AARP Smart Driver Course

Quilling Quilling 101 Transform strips of paper into beautiful works of art. Learn the different shapes to create basic flowers, hearts and snowflakes. Perfect for a great craft activity. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC601A SA 09:15A-12:15P 10/20 $29

NEW! Quilling 102

By taking the AARP Smart Driver Course, participants will refresh their knowledge of the rules of the road and learn research-based safety strategies to help maintain their confidence behind the wheel. They will also learn how to adapt to changes—changes in themselves, their vehicles and the driving environment in order to keep driving safely. The class is open to all ages but is recommended for all drivers age 50 and older. Fees are payable to instructor upon arrival: $15 for AARP members, $20 for nonmembers. There are no tests, exams or assessments. Ask your agent to learn if insurance discounts apply. Sweaters or light jackets recommended for your comfort. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) AUAV004A TH 10:00A-02:00P 10/11 $0 Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE AUAV004B F 09:00A-01:00P 10/26 $0 Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. AUAV004C F 09:30A-01:30P 11/02 $0

Impress your friends and family with amazing 3-D works of art from long strips of paper. Create unique gifts to give to the ones you love. Whether you are new to quilling or have some experience with the craft, this is the class for you. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC602A SU 09:15A-11:15A 10/28-11/04 $49

WATERCOLOR Seniors Watercolor Are you 50-plus years of age and think you are too old to learn to paint? Think again. In this introductory watercolor class, you will explore basic techniques of mixing and overlaying colors, brush control, use of washes, value and ways to create texture. Bring an $18 lab fee to class. Instructor is Kathleen Keller. (eight weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) ARTC312A W 01:00P-03:00P 09/12-10/31 $72

Watercolor Painting for Ages 50-Plus Open the door to a new challenge. Learn to see color, shape and form, and watch as your ideas become watercolor paintings. Acquire knowledge of watercolor techniques and materials. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. The instructor is Barb Bishop. (eight weeks) Pipal Park Community Center, 7770 Hascall St. (behind school) ARTC216A M 01:00P-03:00P 09/17-11/05 $89 ARTC216B W 01:00P-03:00P 09/19-11/07 $89

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NEW! Car Care for Women Ladies, start your engines. Explore many different topics starting with safety. Learn to change a tire, check fluids, check belts, and even learn about braking system basics. Experience making easy repairs and learn to replace different parts such as lightbulbs and wiper blades. Discover the importance of maintenance of your vehicle to save yourself time and money and gain the confidence to do it yourself. Students must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Supplies included. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Mahoney Building 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave. AUAV009A SA 08:00A-12:00P 10/27 $45

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BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT *Contractor & Business Academy - Spanish

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La Academia de Negocios y Contratistas fue creada en Metropolitan Community College en respuesta a las necesidades de empleadores y contratistas que buscan diversificar su fuerza laboral e incrementar la práctica de apoyar los dueños de pequeños negocios. El programa ofrece a los miembros de la comunidad múltiples credenciales reconocidas en la industria, mientras que también provee servicios de apoyo y habilidades de empleabilidad que muchos individuos necesitan para tener éxito. MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 104) BSAD850A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/19-11/21 $100

This course is essential to those wanting to start a small business or for current business owners wanting to prepare their company for sustainability and success. An introduction to business practice, legal structure, taxes, marketing, insurance coverage, accounting, employees and overall management strategies will be covered. You must attend all sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion. (four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD287A T 06:00P-08:00P 09/18-10/09 $60

CSI: Anatomy of a Homicide Investigation Get an insightful look at the investigative process as a retired narcotics and homicide detective walks through the process as it correlates to a triple murder that took place in Omaha, Nebraska. From crime scene to trial, whether you are interested in a potential career or just want to learn more about the investigative process, buckle up for the journey to justice. Must be 18 years of age and over to enroll; graphic crime scene materials will be discussed. (three weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD319A T 06:00P-08:00P 09/18-10/02 $62

Custodial Technician Basic Training Course The Cleaning Management Institute was established in 1964 as an educational organization dedicated to the professional development of building maintenance employees through education and training. CMI’s goal is to educate, certify and empower professionals within the commercial cleaning industry. This six-session course is a comprehensive study of basic commercial cleaning industry standards. It also integrates green (sustainable) best practices, tools and equipment to provide less toxic alternatives to traditional harsh and hazardous cleaning applications. The cost of the textbook and the online certification exam is included in the class price. All other supplies, samples, etc., will be provided by Binyard Specialty Cleaning. Must be 18 years of age and over to enroll. (six weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD285A M 05:30P-07:30P 10/01-11/05 $269

NEW! Design Your Career

NEW! Handle Your Money Like a Boss In this course, you will learn how to set yourself up for financial health and success. Learn how to tackle debt, budget, save, give and spend. Know the difference between a 401K versus an IRA, and get an overview of investment options. Leave with a solid understanding of your current finances and how to make money work for you. (two weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD295A SA 10:00A-12:00P 09/29-10/06 $39

Double Your Mind Power Scientists tell us that we only use ten percent of our mind power. What if we could double that? What if we could help our minds stay healthy and avoid Alzheimer’s? We all have the potential to learn better and faster. Using a variety of techniques, Bill Cashell will show you how to take in information easier, faster and remember more. These techniques can help you find success in your professional and personal life. (three weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) BSAD289A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/12-09/26 $49

Power Reading What would it be worth to you to be able to read information in half the time you do now? Discover a natural, comfortable, step-bystep approach that will help you increase your reading speed and comprehension of key facts. Discover how to appreciate and evaluate what you read with clarity. This practice can help you find success in your professional and personal life. The instructor is Bill Cashell. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) COMM401A W 06:00P-08:00P 10/03 $21

You found a job, but how do you thrive in a career? In this course, you will learn how to transition from a job to a career. Design your life, uncover your why and capitalize on what’s unique about you. Leave with a plan to get the job you want. (two weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD296A SA 10:00A-12:00P 09/15-09/22 $49 *no discounts Register: mccneb.edu/ce • 531-MCC-5231

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Home Organizing 101 Amy Tokos, certified professional organizer and owner of Freshly Organized will help you find the secret to easier, stress-free days by organizing your home. She will talk pictures, memorabilia, paper, closets and kitchens, and all the other things that need organizing in the home. Bring your questions and we’ll have some fun. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD323A TH 06:45P-08:45P 10/18 $29

NEW! How to Start an Art Business This class is designed specifically for artists who would like to create their own business to sell their art. Create your own success by utilizing local and online resources. A wide variety of useful topics will be covered—from choosing a name to filling out the Nebraska tax application. Learn where to begin and each step along the way to get your business off the ground. Getting started doesn’t have to be complicated, especially if you know what it entails and where to find help. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD297A T 05:30P-08:30P 10/02 $35

How to Use Google Applications Do you have a Gmail account? Did you know that having a Gmail account grants you access to so much more that Google has to offer? You’ve been missing out. Why buy Microsoft Office when Google provides online apps with the same functionality for free? Google also gives you a place to store items, whether created with Google or not, for when you are on the go. Discover other Google apps that may improve how you live, work and play. Bring your laptop, tablet, smartphone or use an MCC-provided laptop and your Gmail username and password to class. A cellphone number is required to sign up for a Gmail account. Be sure to bring your cellphone, as Gmail will send you a verification code. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD857A TH 05:30P-08:30P 10/25 $42

NEW! Job Search Strategies: From “Oh No” to “Oh Yes” Interested in a new job yet intimidated by the process? Join us as we use LinkedIn and explore targeting your search, networking and showcasing your talents. We’ll also navigate the interview process and evaluating job offers. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD320A SA 09:15A-12:15P 11/10 $42

NEW! Labor History

NEW! Parliamentary Procedure

Organized labor is one of the most misunderstood institutions in U.S. history. That is because the story is largely untold in our formal education. Close to 90 percent of the workforce are employees who sell their intelligence, experience and strength to employers to earn a living. They are missing the story of how the modern employment relationship was humanized over time. Few have ever realized that unions were this nation’s first anti-poverty programs. This class will provide an overview of labor’s contributions to making the American Dream accessible to everyday wage earners. Must be 18 years of age or older. (three sessions) UNO Community Engagement Center, 6400 S. University Drive Road N. BSAD314A TWTH 05:30P-07:30P 09/04-09/12 $29

NEW! Increasing Political Effectiveness

NEW! Common Sense Economics Emphasis in this class will be on the concept that the best friend of main street merchants is a well-paid workforce. It provides an overview of how our political economy (a term used by Adam Smith) functions to either help or hinder access of everyday wage earners to the American Dream. It will examine some underappreciated roadblocks on the road to individual success in achieving the American Dream. Must be 18 years of age or older. (three sessions) UNO Community Engagement Center, 6400 S. University Drive Road N. BSAD315A TTH 05:30P-07:30P 09/18-09/27 $29

NEW! Collective Bargaining Preparation “Collective bargaining” is the term most associated with organized labor. It is a manifestation of meaningful workplace democracy, and a primary tool for raising the levels of fairness and justice in the workplace. The class provides an overview of its history, limitations and benefits in a union setting. Must be 18 years of age or older. (three sessions) UNO Community Engagement Center, 6400 S. University Drive Road N. BSAD316A TTH 05:30P-07:30P 10/02-10/09 $29

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Conducting organized and constructive meetings is essential to an organization’s mission. The class will give a brief overview into the role of Parliamentary Procedure in those meetings. Emphasis will be on understanding how to get the majority to accomplish organizational goals, while ensuring that the minority has an opportunity to express its views. Examples will be drawn from how a local union uses Parliamentary Procedure. Must be 18 years of age or older. (two weeks) UNO Community Engagement Center, 6400 S. University Drive Road N. BSAD317A TH 05:30P-08:30P 10/08-10/11 $29

Political engagement is more than voting in general elections. Engagement is essential to raising levels of fairness and justice in the workplace and community. What does it take to move someone from apathy to engagement with respect to their political activities? A critical variable on the apathy/engagement scale is understanding the “proper role” of government in our everyday lives. Must be 18 years of age or older. (three sessions) UNO Community Engagement Center, 6400 S. University Drive Road N. BSAD318A TTH 05:30P-07:30P 10/16-10/23 $29

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NEW! *Nebraska Fire & Arson Investigation Conference This conference will cover low, high and gaseous explosions. We’ll cover some open source statistics related to explosions both accidental and criminal, and how our Federal and State partners can assist in an explosion investigation. The applicable chapters of NFPA 921 related to explosions scenes and the Job Performance Requirements of NFPA 1033 will be covered as an overview to those skills. An awareness of homemade explosives and fireworks, both commercial and consumer. There will be an in-depth block of instruction on Explosion Dynamics. Attendees will get the opportunity to reconstruct explosion evidence debris and investigate explosion scenes. On the final day, conference investigative teams will get to present their explosive scenes and some case studies of larger incidents will be covered discussing the challenges and lessons learned from a multi-jurisdiction response and investigative development. Visit mccneb.edu/fire-investigation for more information. (four sessions) Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Omaha, 3321 S. 72nd St. BSAD290A TWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/18-09/21 $275

NEW! *One Day Only — Nebraska Fire & Arson Investigation Conference This section is for one day only registration. This conference will cover explosions of low, high and gaseous explosions. We’ll cover some open source statistics related to explosions both accidental and criminal, how our Federal and State partners can assist in an explosion investigation. Visit mccneb.edu/fire-investigation for more information. (one session) Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Omaha, 3321 S. 72nd St. BSAD291A T 08:00A-05:00P 09/18 $65 BSAD291B W 08:00A-05:00P 09/19 $65 BSAD291C TH 08:00A-05:00P 09/20 $65

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS: Paul White–ATF

Thomas Daley–ATF (Retired)

White is a senior special agent/certified explosive specialist with ATF, having served as a criminal investigator with ATF for the last 18 years. He has an additional 12 years of experience in local and military law enforcement and has a Master of Arts degree in Management/Security Management. He also holds two Graduate Certifications in Explosive Technology (MST) and Explosive Forensics (OSU).

Daley began his law enforcement career in 1984 and was a uniform police officer for nearly four years. In 1987, Daley began his career as a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. He held a variety of positions during his career with ATF including certified fire investigator and a member of the ATF National Response Team. In 2003, Daley was a co-case agent in the investigation of the serial arsonist, Thomas A. Sweatt.

Jim Defreece–Nebraska State Patrol Defreece started with the Nebraska State Patrol in 2000 and has been stationed at several duty stations throughout the State, including the State of Nebraska Training Academy and currently as the Patrol’s Emergency Preparedness coordinator. In 2008, he became a bomb tech and has commanded that unit for the last two years.

Scott Davis, Ph.D.–President at GexCon US Davis is the president at GexCon US and specializes in the engineering analysis and testing of combustion, thermal and fluid processes. Dr. Davis received his Ph.D. and M.S. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.

Donald Gross–Lincoln Fire & Rescue Gross has been with Lincoln Fire & Rescue for 30 years, nine years in Fire Suppression and 21 as a fire inspector / fire investigator, attended Hazardous Devices School taught by the FBI in 2000 and is still a current bomb technician with Lincoln Fire & Rescue. He has an associate degree from Southeast Community College Lincoln in Fire Protection Technology, bachelor’s degree in Management from Bellevue University and currently enrolled in master’s degree program at Oklahoma State University in Arson Explosive Investigation (AEI). He is certified as a fire inspector, fire investigator, fire instructor, bomb technician and has a blasters certification. He is an adjunct instructor at Southeast Community College Fire Science degree program teaching Building Construction, Fire Inspector and Fire Investigation. He served 26 years in the Nebraska Army National Guard, deploying several times overseas and domestically as a medivac pilot.

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NEW! Reprogram Your Mind for Success Discover how to reprogram your mind for achieving success, a winning mindset, financial gain, motivation, better results in sports or career, or whatever goal you have for yourself. Motivational speakers like Tony Robbins use similar methods that you will learn in creating your own program. Bring your laptop or device that contains photos and songs from iTunes to class. Create a slideshow that will only take minutes out of the day to watch and discover the results that just might change your life. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) WELL177A SA 09:30A-12:30P 10/20 $42

NEW! Résumé Redo

NEW! Learning Body Language for Success Knowing how to read body language, expressions, gestures, words, tone of voice, how you dress, stand and walk will improve your communication and chances for success in all areas of business and life. Discover what signals you are receiving, what signals you are giving off and techniques of rapport to get the results and responses that you want. Join several professionals who have benefited from this course, such as motivational speakers, police, CEOs and teachers. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD293A TH 05:45P-08:45P 10/18 $42

NEW! Pinterest for Business and Blogs Pinterest has more than 200 million monthly users and is an incredible tool for any sized business or blog with a local or national audience. Pinners create, try and buy from pins they find on this visual search engine. Instructor Nicole McDonald, a full-time blogger, will show you the basics of Pinterest for business, including how to set up your boards, add save buttons and widgets to your content, and create pin codes to engage consumers. Learn how to optimize your Pinterest business accounts and drive traffic to your content and products using keyword, search engine optimized descriptions and pinning strategies. Nicole will share tools to automate your pinning and tips to decipher your Pinterest analytics. Learn why followers don’t matter, but SEO does. Pinterest drives traffic and sales to your business with a smart pinning strategy. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD322A TH 06:00P-07:30P 10/11-10/18 $42

This course teaches jobseekers how to redesign their résumé into one hiring managers want to read. In this class, you will revisit the basics like style, length, formatting and tips to tailoring your résumé for specific industries, while learning how to avoid typical résumé mistakes. Also, you will learn how to create an online profile that gets noticed. Bring your completed résumé and come prepared to ask questions, discuss dilemmas and more. (two weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD294A SA 10:00A-12:00P 10/13-10/20 $25

Take Time to Get Organized Amy Tokos, CPO®, will teach you time-tested strategies to help you get organized and transform your life. The strategies will apply to your work place and home life to help create balance. Easy-to-implement strategies will empower you to get started on your journey to organization in 2018. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD001A TH 06:45P-08:45P 10/25 $29

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Are you ready to follow your dream, or are you hesitant because there’s so much that is unknown? Learn the basics of starting a small business, specifically an LLC. In this class, students will be guided through writing a business plan, budgeting for business, risk assessment, online presence, general professionalism and more. Bring your questions, business ideas, an open mind and your laptop, tablet and/or smartphone (class syllabus is delivered via email at the beginning of each class meeting). Be prepared to take notes. (three weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD856A W 05:30P-08:30P 10/03-10/17 $79

Small Business Start-Up, Next Level You’ve been running your small business for a while now. Things either are going very well or could be going better. What can you do? We will focus on troubleshooting issues that you’ve encountered on your start-up adventure through sharing ideas and experiences. Maybe that great idea didn’t work out but might be just what another business owner needs to hear and vice versa. Bring your questions, business ideas (best, worst and everything in between), an open mind and your laptop, tablet and/or smartphone (class syllabus is delivered via email at the beginning of each class meeting). Be prepared to take notes. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD858A TH 05:30P-08:30P 09/13-09/20 $62

NEW! The Journey of Financial Health Does your financial health stress you out? You will learn about strategies to get and stay financially fit. Topics include budgeting, debt management, savings strategies and investment products, insurance products, tax strategies, legal and legacy topic overview and retirement income distribution strategies. (Section A, four weeks; Section B, three weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) FINA301A T 05:30P-08:00P 09/11-10/02 $89 FINA301B SA 09:15A-12:35P 09/15-09/29 $89

NEW! The Power of Customer Service Customer service skills training is specifically designed to develop the participants’ skills and behaviors to offer exceptional customer support. It also empowers participants to provide effective solutions to problems facing the customer. This workshop will provide hands-on activities, role playing and more. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD321A F 09:30A-12:30P 10/12 $42

NEW! Think Like a Social Entrepreneur Learn to create a business model that solves the social issues you care about most. Participants will explore how to combine their personal strengths to combat community issues. Students will leave with a clear understanding of what social enterprise is while developing potential solutions to test in their community. Students who complete this course will qualify to pitch their ideas at a future Omaha SOUP event where they can compete to win money to prototype their idea. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD332A T 06:00P-09:00P 10/16 $25

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INNOVATION, CHANGE AND LEADERSHIP *MCC Business Leader Speaker Series $$ Bundle & SAVE $$ The MCC Business Leaders Speaker series is a unique multiseries event that allows anyone the opportunity to connect with top-level leaders who are moving Omaha forward. Hear inspiring stories first-hand from some of the city’s most visionary leaders. Speakers share candidly about what inspires them, their journey, their challenges, and what’s next. This enriching series provides a variety of speakers from vast backgrounds at the forefront of their industries. The presentation includes a meal, followed by a question and answer period. Sign up for this bundle and receive a discount. This bundle includes: The Hill Way, Reclaimed Life, Listen Closely to Whispering Roots, Nothing Little about Little Guy Design, Redefining a Community, It Pays to PayPal and Locally Grown, National Known, Omaha Steaks. (skips 10/04; seven sessions) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD324A TH 09/13-11/01 $159

*The AOI Way: Culturally Upbound, Nationally Renowned This presentation includes lunch, followed by a question and answer period. Speaker is Christine Hill. (one session) In 1994, part-time MCC student Christine Hill started a temporary job as a receptionist for a construction company. She wasn’t sure of her career goals but was impressed by the culture and leadership of the organization. There she became fascinated with general contracting. While she pondered her next move, she completed her education, gained a wealth of experience and rose through the ranks. Today Hill is the president of AOI Corporation. At the helm of a multi-million-dollar construction company, Hill is uncompromisingly committed to integrity, character and service, while being a single mother to a middle-schooler, daughter of an aging parent and active member of the community. Hill shares her insights on the unique challenges fostering a people centric culture while realizing success in multiple roles. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/BusinessSeries for full bio. MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD325A TH 12:00P-01:00P 09/13 $19

*Reclaimed Life This presentation includes lunch, followed by a question and answer period. Speaker is Jason Gilbreath. (one session) In 2014, Jason Gilbreath took a leap of faith. He left a successful career in banking to launch Reclaimed Enterprises, Inc. Uncovering hidden beauty from recovered materials, such as salvaged trees, box cars and rural structures, has become big business for this local entrepreneur. Gilbreath shares his journey from executive to creator of remarkable, inspiring wood products and furniture. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/ BusinessSeries for full bio. MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD326A TH 12:00P-01:00P 09/20 $19

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*Listen Closely to Whispering Roots This presentation includes lunch, followed by a question and answer period. Speaker is Greg Fripp. (one session) Greg Fripp is the founder and executive director of Whispering Roots, Inc., an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to bringing healthy, fresh food, nutrition education, innovative agriculture techniques and science to underserved communities. Whispering Roots teaches youth and adults how to build food systems and grow food. Through aquaculture, hydroponics, aquaponics and urban agriculture, children and families are exposed to great tasting, nutritious food. Hear about the construction of Whispering Roots world headquarters which will include a greenhouse, education center and production center where steelhead trout and vegetables will grow. Fripp shares the latest innovations in “next generation” farming techniques, hunger alleviation strategies and healthy food production. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/BusinessSeries for full bio. MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD327A TH 12:00P-01:00P 09/27 $19

*Nothing Little about Little Guy Design This presentation includes lunch, followed by a question and answer period. Speakers are Matt Stewart and Paul Eide. (one session) Little Guy Design was born out of finding their passion and making that their career. Co-Founders Matt Stewart and Paul Eide have a long background in dealing with big clients and larger-than-life personas. Their aptitude for business is still displayed to this day in their online blog where they attend events like the NFL Draft, ESPY’S and Hall of Fame Inductions. These unique experiences are further enhanced by their interviews with famous athletes including JJ Watt, Steph Curry and Abby Wambach just to name a few. Beyond their eclectic background, they also developed skills to meet the ever-changing market demand. Stewart specializes in computer graphic design while Eide’s writing background has quickly morphed into website content structure, social media, and search engine optimization. With their combined skills and experience, the dynamic duo formed Little Guy Design, focusing on website design, without the ego of the big firms. They’ve worked with iconic local brands like Ollie the Trolley, Eat Fit Go, Omaha Beef, La Casa Pizzeria and Creighton University. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/BusinessSeries for full bio. MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD328A TH 12:00P-01:00P 10/11 $19

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*Redefining a Community This presentation includes lunch, followed by a question and answer period. Speaker is Othello Meadows. (one session) Native Omahan Othello Meadows felt a call to return home. Running his own law firm in Atlanta, the issues surrounding poverty in his native city were never far from his mind. Meadows answered the call by returning home to create Seventy-Five North, a nonprofit, with a goal to create healthy, sustainable, mixed-income communities in North Omaha and break the cycle of poverty. Meadows shares how it all began and what’s next. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/BusinessSeries for full bio. MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD329A TH 12:00P-01:00P 10/18 $19

*It Pays to PayPal© This presentation includes lunch, followed by a question and answer period. Speaker is Todd Studnicka. (one session) Todd Studnicka has been with PayPal for more than 15 years. In that time, he has worked with a variety of innovators, including the company’s founders, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel. His work has focused on understanding customer needs while integrating the best possible products to clientele across the world. Through that mindset, work ethic, and networking, he is now the senior engagement manager of CX and Innovation for PayPal where he and his team provide inspirational experiences to their global clientele. His other areas of focus include the development and growth of PayPal’s intellectual property and patent portfolio at the Omaha branch. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/BusinessSeries for full bio. MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) BSAD330A TH 12:00P-01:00P 10/25 $19

*Locally Grown, Nationally Known, Omaha Steaks This presentation includes dinner, followed by a question and answer period. Speaker is Todd Simon. (one session) Todd Simon is a fifth-generation owner of the Omaha Steaks group of companies, serving as senior vice president of Omaha Steaks International, Inc., president of OS SalesCo, Inc, and vice chairman of Omahsteaks.com, Inc. He is responsible for developing and implementing Omaha Steaks’ award-winning marketing programs, as well as the employee development efforts that make Omaha Steaks one of the finest customer service organizations in the country. This success has led to Omaha Steaks being one of Omaha’s largest employers, with approximately 2,000 full-time staff and more than 4,000 seasonal associates. Omaha Steaks has five processing, distribution and administrative facilities in Nebraska and 70 retail stores in 26 states. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/BusinessSeries for full bio. Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway BSAD331A TH 06:00P-08:00P 11/01 $39

COLLECTIVE FOR YOUTH TRAIN TO GAIN YOUTH WORK METHOD SERIES YOUTH INDUSTRY CERTIFICATE The Youth Work Methods approach is based on positive youth development research and the desire to create a safe, supportive and productive environment for youth. The approach is premised on the belief that it is a youth worker’s job to set up an environment for youth in which needs are met and learning is encouraged—to create a space in which youth can thrive. All courses open to the public.

Introduction to the Active Participatory Approach Youth programs can be optimized for youth needs, motivation and engagement. The Active Participatory Approach to youth work was designed to address these goals. The youth-centered approach is the foundation for the Youth Work Methods Series. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD422A M 10:00A-12:00P 09/17 $0

Active Learning Do you know the difference between active learning and hands-on learning? Giving youth materials is just the beginning. This interactive workshop introduces strategies for incorporating active learning, and helps participants create more powerful learning opportunities for youth. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD423A M 10:00A-12:00P 09/24 $0

Ask-Listen-Encourage Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This workshop introduces communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants learn how to ask effective questions, to listen actively to youth and offer youth encouragement rather than praise. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD424A M 10:00A-12:00P 10/01 $0

Building Community Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth? Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individuals. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to a variety of activities designed to support the community building process. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD425A M 10:00A-12:00P 10/08 $0

Cooperative Learning Do the youth in your programs have opportunities to work together in groups, teaching and learning from each other? Cooperative learning is an excellent way to nurture youth leadership, build community and keep things fun. This interactive workshop will equip participants with grouping strategies and ways to think about building cooperative learning into any program offering. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD426A M 10:00A-12:00P 10/15 $0

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Homework Help This course focuses on making homework help time effective helping youth get organized by providing an atmosphere that helps youth focus on their work, and by building a supportive relationship with youth. These elements help participants reconsider Homework Help as an opportunity to build relationships and nurture positive growth, beyond getting the work done. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD427A M 10:00A-12:00P 10/22 $0

Planning & Reflection Are you engaging youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflection? Are you ready to be more intentional about including planning and reflection strategies into your daily activities but not sure where to start? This workshop introduces participants to powerful and easy-to-use methods that promote youth engagement in planning, implementing and evaluating activities and projects. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD428A M 10:00A-12:00P 10/29 $0

Reframing Conflict What role do you play in conflict situations in your program? Do you know how to turn a conflict situation into an opportunity for growth? This interactive workshop introduces participants to a step-by-step model for reframing conflict as well as general principles of conflict resolution. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD429A M 10:00A-12:00P 11/05 $0

Structure and Clear Limits How do you prevent chaos in a youth environment without stifling the positive energy of youth? Youth need structure and clear limits in order to feel safe. This interactive workshop helps participants analyze the level of structure in their programs and practice identifying and maintaining clear limits. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD430A M 10:00A-12:00P 11/12 $0

Youth Voice Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? Does your program reflect the input of the youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate youth input at both activity and organizational levels. This workshop will emphasize the importance of offering real choices and leadership. This interactive workshop is focused on providing meaningful choices within activities and opportunities for youth input within youth program itself. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD431A M 10:00A-12:00P 11/19 $0

PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION (CEUS) The Nebraska Department of Revenue offers semi-annual educational seminars designed to help people understand how sales and use taxes work, and how the laws apply to their business. The NE Sales and Use Tax class qualifies for four hours of CPE credit. Construction Contractors qualifies for three hours of CPE credit. Request a certificate from the instructor at the end of class. If you have questions concerning the content of the Nebraska seminars, contact Steve Drziac at the Nebraska Department of Revenue at 402-595-2078. Note: The Department will no longer provide paper copies of class materials. Attendees may print a copy of the presentation by going to revenue.ne.gov and clicking on the Education link.

*Nebraska Sales/Use Tax Seminar (2018 CPE Course # 17-689-four hours CPE Credit) This course covers the basics of Nebraska sales and use tax. Sales tax affects everyone. If you are a business owner, or are considering starting your own business, this information is a must for you and your bookkeeper. The topics discussed will not only benefit professionals; the general public can learn how sales tax affects them every day. The presentation covers all areas of sales and use tax, including licensing requirements, exemptions, reporting and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. Attendees may print a copy of the presentation by going to revenue.ne.gov and clicking on the Taxpayer Education link. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets FINA501A T 08:30A-12:00P 09/18 $15

*NE Construction Contractors Seminar (2018 CPE Course # 17-684-three hours CPE Credit) This course covers Nebraska sales and use tax as it applies to construction contractors. You will benefit from this course if you perform construction services or handle bookkeeping for contractors. If you ever need to hire a contractor, this course will explain to customers what forms need to be completed and how the invoice they receive should look. The presentation will cover licensing requirements, contractor registration, contractor options, exemptions, reporting and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets FINA503A T 01:00P-04:00P 09/18 $15

CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR ELECTRICIANS *License Renewal for Electricians If currently holding a Journeyman or Masters/Contractors Electrical License, you are required to obtain 12 hours of continuing education to renew that license in Nebraska. This 12-hour course will provide the most comprehensive look at the changes that affect electricians the most. This seminar meets the 12-hour requirement for the State of Nebraska. Robert Weber is the instructor and is licensed as a code instructor in the following states: Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota. The instructor is a certified IAEI electrical inspector and the CEUs are good in South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas and Minnesota as well as Nebraska. Bring a calculator, scratch paper and a copy of the 2017 NEC to class. The instructor will give out the certificates of completion at the end of class. Lunch is on your own each day. (two sessions) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) CEUN100A THF 09:15A-04:15P 09/27-09/28 $185 CEUN100B THF 09:15A-04:15P 11/01-11/02 $185

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CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS

Metropolitan Community College offers a series of insurance-related courses. All classes and instructors are fully approved by the Nebraska Department of Insurance. You must sign in at each class to verify your attendance. MCC will then register your CEU hours with the Department of Insurance so they are counted toward your license renewal. The instructor is John Smart, CLU, RHU, FLMI, who has more than 25 years of experience in sales and as a professional trainer. Note: You must attend the whole class to receive CEU credit. Six-hour classes include a lunch break.

*Legal Aspects of the Insurance Contract General Classification (UC 3693)-six hours Presents an overview on the insurance contract, emphasizing policy provisions and beneficiary/ownership arrangements. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets INSU500A TH 09:00A-04:00P 09/13 $96

*Ethics and the Agent Ethics/General Classification (SA 6949)-six hours The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the importance of ethical conduct between the agent, the company and the insurance consumer. The thoughts presented in this discussion will be directed to life and health agents as well as property and casualty agents. Items discussed will include a history of regulation of the insurance industry in this country, examples of Federal and State laws designed to protect the buying public and the fiduciary responsibility of insurers and agents. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. INSU504A F 09:00A-04:00P 09/14 $96

*Homeowners Insurance Today Property/Casualty Classification (UC 5572)-six hours The objective of this course is to review the personal homeowners’ policy. It is designed to offer a clear yet detailed analysis of the policy. In addition to the homeowners, the dwelling policy will be reviewed. Case studies and actual examples will be used to provide a better understanding of how real-life situations are handled. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets INSU508A TH 09:00A-04:00P 11/15 $96

*Ethical Case Studies Ethics Classification (UC 8836)-three hours The purpose of the course is to stimulate thinking and to address ethical considerations. Includes a review and discussions of five situations an insurance agent might be faced with in their relationships with their company, their client and the general welfare of the public. The situations discussed have been taken from actual cases or events. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. INSU525A F 09:00A-12:00P 11/16 $48

*Unfair Trade Practices Ethics Classification (UC 12373)-three hours A review of insurance unfair trade practices as relating to the ethical responsibilities of the insurance professional. Items discussed will include the effect these practices have on the buying public and the confidence or lack of confidence on the part of the consumer as well as the State and Federal government’s role in monitoring insurance companies and individual agents. Administrative actions and penalties of those who are engaged in these practices will be addressed. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. INSU528A F 01:00P-04:00P 11/16 $48

*Senior Needs Insurance Health Classification (UC 6245)-three hours The objective of this course is to explore the Medicare supplement and long-term care markets and the products available to fulfill the needs of senior and elderly clients. A review of Social Security and benefits provided by Social Security will be included in the course. A discussion of the proposed changes in the laws and how they may influence the industry should make the insurance professional more informed and better able to assist their clients in answering questions and concerns. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets INSU506A TH 01:00P-04:00P 10/11 $48

*Annuities–The Investment Alternative Life Classification (UC 7587)-three hours The course objective is to examine the annuity contract and discuss how it can be used to assist clients in meeting their investment objectives. Tax aspects of the annuity contract will be addressed to include income, capital gains and estate tax considerations. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets INSU512A TH 09:00A-12:00P 10/11 $48

*Insurance Ethics Ethics Classification (UC 8334)-six hours This course provides the insurance professional with an overview of the importance of ethical business conduct. The thoughts presented in this discussion will be directed to life/health agents as well as property/ casualty agents. Discussion will include the role of the State Insurance Department and how it attempts to promote and insure ethical conduct to protect the buying public. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. INSU524A F 09:00A-04:00P 10/12 $96

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The following course is sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber REACH program. A comprehensive approach to ensuring certified small and emerging businesses are ready to bid and capitalize on new projects—and reach their strategic goals. REACH is a collaborative effort, combining resources from many entities to help SEBs grow and prosper. The services include providing financial literacy, technical assistance, access to capital, services that lead to educational opportunities to build overall business acumen. Metropolitan Community College is proud to be a strategic partner of REACH. For more information, contact Savannah Cuevas, REACH program coordinator, at scuevas@omahachamber.org or 402-346-5000.

REACH Construction Industry Certificate The REACH Construction Industry Certificate is a comprehensive course covering the essential basics every small and emerging construction business needs to know. When you own your own small business, there are a lot of hats you have to wear and REACH makes sure you have the tools necessary to do that well. Topics covered include Employment Law & HR, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Construction Law & Contracts, Insurance, Surety Bonding, Blue Beam: Print Reading & Specs, Blue Beam: Scope Identification & Takeoff, Blue Beam: Building an Estimate and lastly, OSHA & Safety Training. (ten weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD007A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/06-11/08 $125

GREATER BELLEVUE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Leading from the Inside Out

Professional Development Luncheon Series

3 Radical Strategies for Unlocking Your Inner Drive

Aug. 23 — Session 1: Conflict Resolution

Ready to build leaders? (Who should attend?)

Gain a better understanding of how to work with others within your organization. Madeline Moyer, vice president at Security National Bank will share her years of experience and some fundamentals of having conversations that create unity of purpose and better working conditions.

Professionals who need to set themselves apart with leadership competencies rather than management abilities alone will build those skills in this program. By identifying the why, how, and what it takes for them to rise above the crowd, each participant will align his or her values, aptitudes and passions with exceptional leadership skills.

How will be benefit? Because your business will build clarity, grasp models and structure for infusing purpose into your daily processes and improve techniques for problem solving and moving from idea to execution, you will experience better results and outcomes. Leaders who complete this program will deliver more innovative solutions, higher productivity and more effective teams.

What is the bottom line? Greater success is within reach–send leaders to engage in this program, you will improve the mindset, actions, and behaviors that will make your business excel. When your leaders connect with and influence others more fully, the difference is immediately obvious. Those who have already completed this program have reported increased accountability, speed to solutions, quality of service and satisfaction. You can’t afford to miss out on this program.

Session 1: Sept.11 Session 2: Sept. 25 Session 3: Oct. 9 Session 4: Oct. 23 Time: 01:00P-04:00P Location: Bellevue University John B. Muller Administrative Building 812 Bruin Blvd., Bellevue, NE

Sept. 13 — Session 2: Learn the Skills to be a Master Networker Are you uncomfortable going to a function and networking? Are you afraid of coming off as unprofessional? Attend this power-packed session and learn the simple basics so you can connect with others and help grow your business and your income. Author and speaker, David DeFord will explain what works and what doesn’t work so you can be a Networking Professional.

Oct. 25 — Session 3: How to Build a Winning Team and Manage Talent Through Mentoring This luncheon session is a must attend for anyone trying to build a successful team. In a global economy where you need to compete for talent against companies bigger than you, you can’t afford to lose the most valuable asset you have at your company: your people. Come find out what entrepreneur, consultant, and author David Arch has to share about using mentoring as a key tool to manage talent in the battle for the best employees.

Nov. 8 — Session 4: Communicating Across a Multi-generation Workforce The demographics of our workplaces today are very different than in years’ past. As organizational leaders, it is very important to be aware of these changes, as well as the impact that they have on the workforce/workplace as a whole. This session addresses the changing demographics of the workforce, as well as the various external forces that impact diversity initiatives.

Time: 11:30A-01:00P Location: Bellevue University John B. Muller Administrative Building 812 Bruin Blvd., Bellevue, NE

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COLLEGE FOR KIDS NEW! Augmented and Virtual Reality Using Z-Space

This class will use a stylus and glasses in a full, high definition environment that merges you into an augmented reality and virtual reality experience. This is a confidence-building, problem-solving, risk-taking, inquiry-based, human-computer interaction class that makes learning come alive. STEM-based topics will be explored allowing you to discover possible industry innovations. (ages 11-15; three weeks) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. KIDS012A SU 01:00P-04:00P 09/16-09/30 $149

NEW! Family Cartooning: Create Your Own Marvel© Character Do you and your kids enjoy Marvel© movies together? Level up as a dynamic duo with this unique opportunity to create your own personalized Marvel© character. This class is for fans of Marvel’s Avengers focusing on both their current cinematic incarnations, previous attempts at portraying them in television and animation, as well as their comic book origins. You will be guided through the process of drawing character interpretations and placing them in a different time period or culture. At the end of the last class make sure to stay a couple minutes after so you don’t miss the end credits scene featuring a secret preview of how to bring your Marvel© character to life. Parent, grandparent or guardian must attend with child. Class fee includes entry for student and one adult. (ages 10-14; four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) KIDS010A SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/15-10/06 $99

NEW! Minecraft Team Building Minecraft is a great game. However, children often play the game in solitude. In our Minecraft Team Building camp, students will work in teams throughout the day to build, create and compete against other teams in fun and challenging Minecraft games. Students will work with other children around the same age to complete objectives and get their team on the leader board. Students will participate in a variety of Minecraft games including Build Battles, Castle Builder, Survival Games and more. (ages 7-14; one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) KIDS011A SA 09:00A-03:30P 10/27 $75

Robotics: Engineering and Coding I This course is designed for the beginning learner to foster critical thinking and creativity in a STEM-based environment. Design thinking methodology is incorporated to draw upon logic, imagination, intuition and systemic reasoning to provide a solution-based approach to solving problems. Students will use their newly acquired skills to ideate and create programs designed to overcome robotics competition-style challenges and engineering problems. Many of the activities are team-based to simulate real-world robotics competitions to further engage communication and collaboration. (ages 9-11; four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) KIDS387A SA 01:00P-04:00P 10/06-10/27 $189 KIDS387B SA 09:15A-12:15P 10/06-10/27 $189

Robotics: Engineering and Coding II This course is for learners who have taken the Engineering and Coding sessions at MCC or have an understanding of basic coding. Using robotics, basic electronic components will be introduced. Students will then use their obtained knowledge of electronics to solve a roboticbased challenge(s). Design thinking methodology and challenges will be used to simulate team-based communication and collaboration. (ages 9-11; four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) KIDS388A SU 11:00A-02:00P 10/28-11/18 $189

COLLEGE FOR TEENS NEW! All You Need to Know About Fashion

Discover the cutting edge of fashion from the very best. Grant Reid, who completed his education in Milan, Italy, receiving a Masters in Fashion, will take you from fashion’s inception as a global industry, including haute couture and mass market, to modern day 21st century. Gain a broader understanding of the business of fashion, start your own portfolio, get to know some of the iconic designers and their styles which set them apart, all while being inspired to be the future of fashion. (ages 14-17; four weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. TEEN012A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/20-11/10 $99

Fort Omaha Halloween History Tour for Teens

Requirement: moderate walking Spend an evening discovering the haunted history of Fort Omaha. At a relaxed pace, this interactive walking tour will guide you through nearly the entire campus (approximately one mile). During the session, we will focus primarily on the more sinister stories from the Fort’s past, including the numerous accounts of paranormal experiences that have been reported over the years. Meet your tour guide, Jamie Nestroyl, at the gazebo on the Parade Ground to start this haunted history tour. (ages 13-17; one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Parade Ground Gazebo, 5730 N. 30th St. TEEN015A TH 08:00P-09:30P 10/25 $20

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NEW! Good Night Light

For a limited time only, bring a friend for free. Create your own one of a kind nightlight by using fusible glass and your own great design. Discover tricks and design skills so you can jump right into creating. Lights will be fired and delivered to MCC at Do Space in about a week. Only one person must register; bring a $10 supply fee per person to class. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (ages 12-15; one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) TEEN161A F 07:00P-08:30P 10/19 $13

Memory and Memoir: Remembering and Retelling Your Life’s Story

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Join this class, taught by published authors Susan Bristol and Cheryl Paden. Be inspired to take memories and create their story. The class includes the following topics: how memory works, research, theme, backstory, organizing, description, setting, using dialogue and journaling. Participants will be given the opportunity to read their work to the class. (eight weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMM009A M 06:00P-08:00P 09/17-11/05 $120

NEW! Yoga for Rookies

For a limited time only, bring a friend for free. You’ve heard about the great health benefits that yoga has to offer and you’ve been encouraged to try a class. Not sure what you should wear or bring? That’s OK. This series is only for yoga rookies. This three-hour session will prepare you to get started. You’ll learn: what it means to “do yoga,” why you should be going to yoga, what to expect at a class, breathing (yes, we learn how to breathe), and different poses and how to make them work for you, safely and comfortably. Wear comfy clothes and bring your own mat, and a thick towel or blanket. Only one person must register. The instructor is Lizz Cowley. (ages 13-17; one session) Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St. (lower level, park in the back) TEEN013A TH 06:00P-09:00P 11/15 $32

COMMUNICATION AND WRITING How to Be a Stand-Up Comedian

If you’ve ever wanted to try stand-up comedy, this is your chance. Bring your sense of humor and learn this decades-old art from a professional comedian who’s been performing for more than 15 years. In eight weeks, you’ll learn basic public speaking skills, mic technique, joke writing techniques, memorization skills, stage presence and tips on dealing with hecklers. All of these skills can even be used in everyday interactions and business situations. The instructor is Stephanie Hillier, a professional comedian who was trained at The Second City. (skips 10/31; eight weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMM507A W 06:30P-08:30P 09/26-11/21 $120

Ultimate Improv for Business or Pleasure Whether your desires are for acting, public speaking, business meetings or to just be the funniest person in the room, this class is for you. In just eight weeks, discover how to think on your feet and have an answer for everything. Master the three basic rules of improv and six short form improv group games. This is a high-activity class, wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The instructor is Stephanie Hillier, a professional comedian who was trained at The Second City and has been performing for more than 15 years. (eight weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMM400A TH 06:30P-08:30P 09/13-11/01 $120

How to Publish a Kids Book Is publishing a book for kids on your bucket list? Many people have stories they would like to share but have no idea where to start. This class starts with what you need to know: the business of publishing itself. Then we’ll cover getting an agent and a publisher versus selfpublishing options. We’ll dig into hiring an illustrator, book designer and printer, testing your story on your target market, plus how to organize and write for a picture book, an early reader or even a young adult audience. You’ll see live examples of formats for printed books, audio, e-books and other products that go with books. Learn what you need to do and when, why you need to do it, and how to get it done to publish a book the kids will love. Presented by 33-year publishing veteran, Lisa Pelto. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMM537A TH 06:00P-09:00P 10/18 $29

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$$ Bundle & SAVE $$ Screen Gems Made in Nebraska

For a limited time only, sign up for this bundle and bring a friend for free. Nebraska is not high on most filmmakers’ list of places to shoot pictures due to its lack of arresting locations, paucity of film production facilities and no meaningful tax incentives. Yet dozens of Hollywood and indie feature projects have been filmed here in part or in their entirety since the 1930s. This fall’s series of film classes will sample seven very different pictures from the relatively small but surprisingly rich filmed-in-Nebraska inventory. The instructor is Leo Adam Biga. Must be 18 years of age or older. (skips 10/31; five sessions) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) COMM175A W 05:45P-08:45P 10/10-11/14 $145

NEW! Boys Town MGM came to Omaha to make the 1938 Oscar-winning chestnut, “Boys Town” about an institution and its beloved priest founder, Edward Flanagan. The presence of stars Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney set the town to talking during the film’s shoot. Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) COMM176A W 05:45P-08:45P 10/10 $29

WRITING SERIES How to Write Your Book

In 1968, Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas came to Ogallala, Nebraska for the last few weeks shooting on “The Rain People,” an arty road picture Coppola wrote and directed that starred Shirley Knight, James Caan and Robert Duvall. While working in Nebraska, actor Robert Duvall met a Nebraska farm-ranch family who became the subjects of his evocative, rarely seen 1977 documentary, “We’re Not the Jet Set.” Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) COMM178A W 05:45P-08:45P 10/17 $29

Write the book of your dreams. Learn surprising facts about publishing today and why profound changes in the publishing industry make this the best time ever to write and publish your book. Assess the type of writer you are, learn the techniques that pros use to focus on writing, and find out the mechanics of preparing a manuscript for publication in print and e-book. Book editor Sandra Wendel and book marketer Lisa Pelto offer little-known tips for finding time and getting words on paper and into print. This class is ideal for memoirs, nonfiction and children’s book authors. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE COMM005A SA 09:00A-12:00P 09/15 $29

NEW! Terms of Endearment

How to Publish Your Book

NEW! The Rain People and We’re Not the Jet Set

James L. Brooks found great success creating “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Taxi” and “The Simpsons,” and he proved equally adept with big screen comedy when he produced-wrote-directed 1983’s “Terms of Endearment,” whose A-list cast worked on several scenes in Lincoln. Brooks won Oscars as producer, writer and director. Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) COMM179A W 05:45P-08:45P 10/24 $29

Publishing your book is easier than you think with small-run digital printing, e-books and independent publishing as a small business. Gone are the days of query letters and agents. Make your book dream a reality. Book marketer Lisa Pelto and editor Sandra Wendel will take you stepby-step through the many options and costs. This class is for writers of all types of books, including fiction. If you haven’t put words on paper yet, attend the class How to Write Your Book first. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE COMM525A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/13 $29

NEW! My Antonia The classic book “My Antonia” by iconic Nebraska author Willa Cather was adapted into this 1995 cable television movie featuring Neil Patrick Harris, Ellna Lowensohn, Jason Robards and Eva Marie Saint. The movie, helmed by acclaimed TV director Joseph Sargent, was shot in and around the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island. Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) COMM180A W 05:45P-08:45P 11/07 $29

NEW! A Time for Burning and Wigger In the mid-1960s, Lutheran Film Associates commissioned Bill Jersey and Barbara Connell to make a cinema verite documentary about race relations in mainstream America. A young barber-philosopher-activist by the name of Ernie Chambers stole the show in the Oscar-nominated “A Time for Burning” about the rupture that resulted among the Augustana Lutheran Church congregation. University of Nebraska at Omaha Black Studies professor Omowale Akintunde took on the tricky subject of racial identity in his 2010 urban drama “Wigger,” which the writerdirector shot entirely in North Omaha. Join this in depth discussion which will also be facilitated by the director himself. Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) COMM182 W 05:45P-08:45P 11/14 $29 *no discounts

How to Market Your Book Learn the most effective strategies for marketing your book from publishing experts Lisa Pelto and Sandra Wendel. Whether you are traditionally published or have independently publishing an e-book or printed book, you must take the lead to create a knock-‘em-dead book campaign to be successful, you’ll wear the hats of marketing director, publicist, event coordinator, speaker’s bureau and advertising coordinator. Learn what goes into a winning press release, how to pitch to the media, market your book to the trade and directly to consumers and how to develop an effective and coordinated online presence that includes the power of social media. In addition, you will craft an effective marketing message and your elevator speech, along with receiving a tutorial on the online options. You will receive the greatest benefit by taking these classes in sequence; How to Write Your Book, How to Publish Your Book and How to Market Your Book. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE COMM530A SA 09:00A-12:00P 11/03 $29

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COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY 101 Tips and Tricks for Your PC

Use your PC more efficiently and increase your productivity by learning dozens of tips, tricks and shortcuts involving the operating system, keyboard, desktop navigation, internet, editing text, fonts, special characters, maintenance, viruses, monitors, disks, sound and more. (two days) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP605A SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/15-09/22 $62 COMP605B SASU 09:30A-12:30P 10/06-10/07 $62

Adobe Photoshop Basics Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the toolbar and menu functions, how to manipulate a digital image, learn basic photo correction, basic layers and filters. You are welcome to bring scanned/digital photos you would like to experiment with. Bring a 16 GB flash drive if you would like to save files and class resources. Headphones will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own earbuds/headphones. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP421A SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/03 $42

NEW! Adobe Photoshop Advanced

Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Basics or a basic understanding of Photoshop. Topics will include creative text, selection/masking techniques, photomerge, content aware, bridge and minibridge, painting techniques, puppet warp, 3-D animation, and basic photo restoration and enhancement. You may bring and practice on your own scanned/digital photos. Bring a 16 GB flash drive if you would like to save files and class resources. Headphones will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own earbuds/headphones. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP831A SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/10 $42

Android 101: Smartphones and Tablets Is this the first Android smartphone or tablet you’ve ever had? If so, most likely, you may have no idea how it works. It’s far more than just a phone. In this class, students will learn the most basic functions (turning the phone on and off, adjusting screen brightness and volume, accessing apps, and more) as well as how to decipher the icons that pop up at the top of the screen. You will leave this class with an understanding of which dings and beeps are related to what notifications and lots of other helpful tips. This class is designed for the absolute beginner, so don’t hesitate to bring all your questions. You must have a Gmail account that is connected to an Android smartphone. If you do not have a Gmail account or are not sure that your Gmail account is connected to your Android phone, contact the instructor after registering for the class. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP355A W 05:30P-08:30P 09/26 $42

Animation Using Adobe Photoshop Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop as you create animated gifs you can use for PowerPoints, web pages or with social media. Also, create QuickTime movies and animations. You are welcome to bring scanned/ digital photos you would like to experiment with. Bring a 16 GB flash drive if you would like to save files and class resources. Headphones will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own earbuds/ headphones. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP013A W 05:45P-08:45P 10/24 $42 MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 106) COMP013B SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/17 $42

Appy Hour Trying to find just the right app can be a daunting task. Spend some dedicated time learning how to efficiently “shop” for apps, download and organize them for ease of use. Bring your iPad and/or iPhone to class. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP454A SU 09:30A-12:30P 11/18 $42

Become an Expert Using Pages on the Mac Pages is a wonderful, easy-to-learn word processing program preloaded with exciting features and tools that take word processing to an entirely different level of computing. This is Apple’s equivalent to Microsoft Word. Word files (.docx) will load directly into Pages without loss of formatting or data. Documents created in Pages can be easily formatted as .docx files for Word with a few clicks. This feature expands the use of Pages between both Apple and Window platforms. Adding photos, tables, shapes, and charts will make those old word processing documents “POP.” This is one of the most popular production applications for business or home use. Bring your iMac computer or MacBook and power cable to class or use an MCC provided MacBook for duration of class. No iPads please. Pages comes installed on newer Macs, but may not be installed on older computers. It can be downloaded from the App Store. Instructor is Chuck Williams. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP344A TH 06:00P-08:00P 09/13 $29

Blogging for Beginners Are you considering starting a blog or are you a new blogger? Nicole McDonald, an eight-year blogging veteran, will discuss the basics. Topics will include determining if blogging is right for you, selecting a niche topic, choosing a blog platform and domain name. Walk through the basic steps of creating a new blog and posting valuable content that will attract new readers. Discover which tools are essential for every blogger. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP489A TH 05:45P-08:45P 11/01 $42

NEW! Android 201: Make Android Work for You Learn how to use your Android smartphone or tablet to its fullest potential. This class will include intermediate functionality as well as app management, camera functionality, storage options and more. Android devices work best when connected to a Google or Gmail account. Bring your questions, Gmail ID and password (just in case it’s needed), Android device (phone and/or tablet) and a charging cord. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP832A TH 05:30P-08:30P 10/04 $42

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Blogging for Profit Are you a blogger? Are you ready to transform your blog into a business and start earning money? Instructor Nicole McDonald, a fulltime blogger with more than eight years of experience, will share blog monetization strategies. Everything from affiliate income, selling ad space, creating products, joining ad networks and securing sponsored posts. Learn how to create content that keeps readers coming back for more and start making money. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP494A TH 05:45P-08:45P 11/08 $42

Build Movies and Movie Trailers on the iPad This is the perfect application to highlight your family vacation or other special events with friends. In this class we will learn how to build fun and easy slideshows from the pictures and movies in your Photo Library. You will be surprised how easy Photos, iMovie, iTunes work together to let your “creative juices” flow while you make impressive movies and movie trailers on the iPad. This class is very popular and fills quickly. Bring your iPad and power cable to class with the pictures and movies loaded in your Photos Library. Don’t forget to load up your favorite music in iTunes. Instructor is Chuck Williams (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP341A SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/29 $42

Build Movies and Slideshows on the Mac Let’s build exciting home movies and slideshows together using the iMovie application. Learn to organize and edit your pictures in Photos and edit your movie clips, insert music or voice over audios, transitions, background slides and more. This is a very popular, easy-to-use software that comes pre-installed on newer Mac computers. You will love how this application interfaces with Photos, iTunes and other Apple applications. This is the only application you need to build travel movies and exciting slideshows. No iPads please. Bring your iMac computer or MacBook and power cable to class or use an MCC provided MacBook for duration of class. If you have pictures and movies on an SD card, external HD, CD or thumb drive, bring them. We will load those into the Photos Library on your computer. Instructor is Chuck Williams. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP342A SA 09:30A-12:30P 10/13 $42

NEW! Cyber Crime: Defense Basics You can never be too safe these days. During this class you will learn how you are vulnerable to cyber-attacks and how to defend yourself. The first week will identify key terms and potential threats that apply to you. The second week will cover how those threats should be addressed through group and class discussion with an emphasis on how to defend against your vulnerabilities. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP830A SA 01:00P-03:00P 09/15-09/22 $49

Explore Pages and Notes on the iPad Have you ever thought about accessing those word processing documents on your iPad? Pages (Apple’s word processor) and Notes (for keeping important notes to remember) are two very handy apps for business and home that can be used on a daily basis. Pages will open .docx format files from MS Word without loss of format or data. This makes it extremely convenient when you need to pick up that file from the office. We will explore these two apps in detail and show how they will make your information easy to access. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP959A TH 06:00P-08:00P 10/04 $29

Facebook–Basics

Building a Website With Weebly

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable having multiple tabs open at once and navigating between them, using keyboard shortcuts (copy, cut, paste, etc.), creating folders, uploading and downloading content and typing at least 25 wpm. You don’t have to be a web designer to build a professional looking website. Learn to build an easily navigated website for your hobby, small business, and everything in between. We will work with Weebly, an online website builder and also explore adding Google, PayPal and other elements to your site. Class content is delivered via email at the beginning of class. Students will need to log in to their email accounts, on a laptop, to access said content. Bring your own laptop or use an MCC laptop. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP356A W 05:30P-08:30P 09/19 $42

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using the internet. Must be able to get into your email account away from your home computer. Does it feel like everyone you know is on Facebook? Do you want to join in, but aren’t sure how to start? This is the class for you. In this class, you will learn how to set up a profile page, put privacy and security settings in place, find friends and share comments. If you have a Facebook account, you must know your Facebook login, email and password and be able to login to your Facebook account away from your home computer. If you do not currently have a Facebook page, arrive 30 minutes early so we can get an account created for you before class begins. We will be using a Windows-based platform. This class does not address the Facebook mobile app. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMP403A SA 01:00P-04:00P 10/13 $42

Facebook–Intermediate

Prerequisite: Facebook–Basics. Must be comfortable using the internet. Must be able to get into your email and Facebook accounts away from your home computer or mobile device. This class will do a review of the Facebook–Basics class and then spend hands-on time using Facebook with instructor assistance. Special attention will be given to understanding the Privacy and Security settings. We will be using a Windows-based platform. This class does not address the Facebook mobile app. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMP405A SA 01:00P-04:00P 10/20 $42

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Internet Safety Protect your privacy and use the internet safely. Don’t let news about internet risks deter you from taking full advantage of its benefits. The web is such an amazing and useful resource for connecting with friends family, shopping, banking, and catching up on current events and getting help in many ways. In this class you will learn how and why risks occur, steps to protect yourself from identity theft, fraud and email scams, tips for creating strong passwords and storing them safely, and information you need to keep your online banking and shopping accounts safe. This class will give you confidence to enjoy a connected, digital life online. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP472A SU 09:30A-12:30P 11/11 $42

Intro to Google Docs

NEW! Google AdWords and Other Digital Marketing Tools Want to learn how digital marketing can extend your business reach? Are you interested in creating a more professional presentation for your business? In this class, we will explore how Google AdWords, Instagram, Facebook and other digital marketing tools can work for you. Participants will need a Gmail account (you will need to log into your account in class so bring your Gmail password). Also, if your business has a website to which you have editing access, bring the login and password. In order to get the most out of Instagram, bring your smartphone or tablet. We will download quite a few apps to your devices in class as well. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 104) COMP380A W 05:30P-08:30P 10/24 $42

Illustrator Basics Students will learn basic Adobe Illustrator skills, which will enable them to create simple illustrations and logos. This class will touch on using the type as well as pen and drawing tools in Illustrator. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP464A SA 10:00A-01:00P 10/06-10/13 $62

InDesign Basics You will learn basic Adobe InDesign skills, which will enable you to create flyers, reports, brochures, newsletters, business cards and more. This class will explore creating documents with images and text, as well as touch on things like master pages, time saving tips for handling large amounts of text and sending files to print. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP465A SA 10:00A-01:00P 11/03-11/10 $62

Internet Privacy Workshop–Protect Yourself From Equifax to Facebook to Google, the topic of internet privacy is frequently in the news. So much of our information is being collected and many of us have no idea how it’s being used or what we can do about it. This class will cover an array of topics to include End User Agreements, account settings and even how to change app permissions on your phone/tablet. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP363A TH 05:30P-08:30P 10/11 $42 MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) COMP363B TH 05:30P-08:30P 11/15 $42

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Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using the internet and have a Gmail or google account. Need a word processing app but don’t want to spend a lot, Google Docs is the answer. Google Docs is a free web-based online word processor in which documents can be created, edited and stored online. Files can be accessed from any computer with an internet connection and a full-featured web browser. You must know your Gmail login and password. This class does not address the mobile app. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMP435A SA 01:00P-04:00P 10/06 $42

NEW! Intro to Numbers on the iPad Have your ever needed to access those spreadsheets on the “go”? Numbers (Apple software) is a powerful spreadsheet application which is the equivalent to Microsoft Excel. If you have documents downloaded on cloud storage (e.g., iCloud, DropBox, etc.), you can bring spreadsheets into Numbers even if the document was created in MS Excel. The application is surprisingly easy to use and offers a variety of functions for both business and home. Numbers can be used for inventory management and has a variety of different capabilities and templates, which simplify and expand the use of this software. Bring your iPad and power cable to class. Numbers comes preinstalled on the iPad. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP833A TH 06:00P-08:00P 10/11 $29

Introducing Numbers on the Mac Numbers (Apple software), is a powerful spreadsheet application which is the equivalent to Microsoft Excel. Files from Excel can be opened directly into Numbers, without loss of data or formulas and files created or modified in Numbers can be converted to Excel files easily allowing you to work across both Windows and Apple platforms. Creating simple charts such as pie, line, and bar charts are easy to create and expand the use of the application in business or for home use. Numbers can also be used for inventory management or building simple work schedules. This class will show you how to utilize these functions and sharpen your overall understanding of how Numbers and Excel can easily transfer data. Bring your iMac computer or MacBook and power cable to class or use an MCC-provided MacBook for duration of class. No iPads. This application is free and pre-installed on newer Macs or can be downloaded for free from the App Store. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP957A TH 06:00P-08:00P 09/20 $29

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iPad 1 Bring your iPad to class to learn the unique functions and features that will assist you in getting the most out of your iPad. You will learn how to maximize your battery, personalize your device, download apps, use Siri, search the internet using Safari, take, edit, and share pictures and much more. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP412A SA 09:30A-12:30P 10/13 $42

iPad 2

Prerequisite: iPad 1 Let’s probe a little deeper into what the iPad can do for you. The calendar in iPad is a powerful organizing tool. If you have an iPhone as well, the information will sync between the devices. The Reminders app will also place reminders into your calendar. Besides taking pictures, did you know you can use your camera for many different life management tasks? Manage photos by building and editing albums. Come with your iPad, questions and learning goals based on what you learned in iPad 1. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP422A SA 09:30A-12:30P 10/27 $42

iPad 3

Prerequisite: iPad 1 and iPad 2 Want to be more productive with iPad? Bring an iPad to class and learn to use advanced applications of this Apple product. The workshop will discuss Facetime, Google Maps, messaging and iMovie Trailer. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP424A SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/10 $42

NEW! iPad/iPhone Tips and Tricks iPads and iPhones are easy to use but it is a task keeping up with new features. The iOS updates regularly adding new services, features and functions. This course is designed to help you explore your device to maximize its use. Bring your iPad and/or iPhone to class. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP375A SA 09:30A-12:30P 10/20 $42

NEW! iPhone–How to Utilize Your Phone’s Potential Bring your iPhone to class to learn the unique functions and features that will assist you in getting the most out of your iPhone. You will learn how to maximize your battery, personalize your device, download apps, use Siri, search the internet using Safari, take, edit and share pictures. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP374A SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/29 $42

IPhoneography–Taking better pictures with your iPhone

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. This class will discuss a variety of techniques you can use for taking better pictures with your iPhone in areas of composition, silhouette, reflective and street photography. You will learn how to adjust exposure and “select focus” on subjects, plus other camera settings on the iPhone. We will also discuss the benefits of using the High Dynamic Range and Live settings in your photography. You will leave class with some fun photo projects to apply what you learned. Bring your iPhone to class. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP014A SA 01:00P-3:00P 09/22 $29

Microsoft Excel Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool essential for managing and presenting data in today’s working environment. Gain the knowledge and skills to create and edit worksheets, use formulas and functions, sort and filter detail data visually, and present summary information in a consumable and professional format. (three weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP369A SU 09:30A-12:30P 09/16-09/30 $79

Microsoft Excel, Level 3

Prerequisite: Excel level 2 or proficiency with Excel. This course picks up where Microsoft Excel 2013, Level 2 left off. New topics covered include advanced Logical, Conditional, Text/Date and Financial functions. The student covers more advanced aspects of database sorting, filters and queries, lookups and advanced charting. Creating and working with Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Importing and exporting data from other applications will be covered in detail. You will learn to use analytical tools and macros. Course book available for purchase the first day of class for $20. Completion of Microsoft Excel, Level 1 and Level 2 required. (three weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) COMP417A M 06:00P-09:00P 09/10-09/24 $79

MS Office Skills for the Workplace Join this overview of four of Microsoft’s most popular programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Learn to create professional documents in Word, how to use formulas in Excel, create presentations in PowerPoint and maintain a database of addresses in Access. (three weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP456A SU 09:30A-12:30P 10/14-10/28 $79

Organize and Edit Photos on the iPad Explore simple editing techniques such as straightening, cropping, color adjustments, and minor touchups of your pictures using the iPad. You will also learn how to create basic slideshows and share them with friends and family using Facebook and email. Bring your iPad, Mini iPad or iPad Pro and power cable to class with pictures loaded in your Photo Library. If you want to transfer photos from an SD card you will need to purchase an SD card adapter with a Lightning connector. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP923A SA 09:30A-11:30A 11/10 $29

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QuickBooks, Level 1 In this course, students are instructed in the basic operations of QuickBooks. You will learn to create a company accounting system from the ground up and build lists to include all the information necessary to operate a company’s operations on a day-to-day basis. Learn both the invoicing/receivables side of business as well as how to write checks and pay bills and reconcile bank statements and credit card accounts. An optional textbook is available for purchase the first night of class for $30. Basic Windows familiarity as well as the ability to use a mouse is a must. Good typing skills are a plus. Receive a certificate of completion at the end of class. (four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP211A T 5:45P-08:45P 09/04-09/25 $96

QuickBooks, Level 2

Organize/Edit Your Photo Library on the Mac Learn easy and effective ways to organize your photo library by using events, albums, smart albums, faces and the keywords search feature in the Photos. We will also explore simple and advanced editing techniques such as straightening, cropping, color adjustments and minor touchups. Bring your Mac computer and power cable to class with photos loaded in your Photos Library or use an MCC provided MacBook for duration of class. No iPads. If you have pictures on an SD card, CD or thumb-drive, bring them and we will load those into the Photos Library on your computer. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP346A SA 09:30A-11:30A 10/27 $29

PowerPoint Basics Learn the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation. This course will cover themes and how to edit them. Learn to add pictures, sound, graphics, text and video. You will also learn how to spice things up with animations and transitions. This class will teach you everything you need to know to make a quality presentation. Class taught by Duane Glover. Bring a flash drive (16 GB recommended) if you would like to save any of your files. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP336A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/15 $42

PowerPoint, Intermediate Learn advanced techniques for visual effects and animations. Explore smart art, tables, charts, graphs, hyperlinks and much more. Class taught by Duane Glover. Bring a flash drive (16 GB recommended) if you would like to save any of your files. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP428A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/22 $42

QuickBooks Online–Beginning Learn how to use the online version of QuickBooks Business Accounting software. Taught by a 20-year QuickBooks certified proadvisor veteran, this course will instruct you in setting up a company file, creating lists of customers, vendors, employees, items/services and the chart of accounts. Basic processing procedures such as invoicing customers, recording sales, payments and deposits. You will also learn processes for paying bills, writing checks and reconciling the checking account. Optional instructional manual available for purchase the first night of class for $30. (four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP214A T 05:45P-08:45P 10/30-11/20 $96

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Learn more about the Chart of Accounts and various payroll options. Setup is covered in detail as well as processing time sheets and single timed activities. Students learn to generate and modify reports. Other topics include setting up classes, job cost accounting, budgets and inventory. An optional textbook is available for purchase the first night of class for $30. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of class. (four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP212B T 05:45P-08:45P 10/02-10/23 $96

NEW! Using the Apple Pencil and One Note The iPad has become an essential tool for business, school and home use. Integrating the new Apple pencil with the popular application OneNote will open a wide world of possibilities for students and professionals. Apple Pencil allows your hand to write notes or memos, draw images, design ideas and mathematical/scientific formulas, and even create audio voice recordings within your page. These pages can then be emailed or saved in cloud storage and later be edited and shared with others. Bring your iPad Pro or latest version of the iPad, or use an MCC provided iPad for duration of class. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP960A TH 06:00P-08:00P 11/01 $29

Using your Gmail Account–Level 1 Looking for an email account that you can access anywhere and on any computer? Gmail is easy, free and does not depend on your internet provider. In this beginner–level class you will learn to navigate the Gmail main window, the basics of messaging, archiving messages, adjusting the settings and more. Bring your login and password if you already have a Gmail account. If you don’t have a Gmail account, arrive early and one can be created in class. Windows platform. This class does not address the mobile Gmail app. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMP419A SA 01:00P-04:00P 11/03 $42

Using your Gmail Account–Level 2

Prerequisite: Using your Gmail Account–Level 1 This class will review level 1 information, then learn more advanced features of Gmail such as sending attachments, using labels, filtering messages and more. Bring your Gmail login and password. Windows platform. This class does not address the mobile Gmail app. (one session) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. COMP449A SA 01:00P-04:00P 11/10 $42

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Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 Do you need to make a video scrapbook for a graduation, reunion or anniversary? Explore editing video, still pictures and graphics using Premiere Pro CC. Learn to import media, use effects, transitions, titles and key frames as well as other tips and tricks to make an exciting and professional looking video. Bring a 16 GB flash drive if you would like to save files and class resources. Headphones will be provided, however, you are welcome to bring your own earbuds/headphones. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP371A SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/29 $42

WordPress Introduction This course will provide an introduction to using WordPress to build a beautiful and functional website. You will learn how to configure the WordPress installation, install a mobile-friendly theme, add powerful plugins to make your site more user-friendly, and learn how to keep it safe from would-be hackers. You can work on your own WordPress site or a test site will be provided for you. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP001A TH 05:45P-08:45P 10/11 $42 COMP001B TH 05:45P-08:45P 11/15 $42

Working with Chrome OS Do you have an old Windows laptop you’d like to breathe some new life into? This class requires, at minimum, an intermediate level of familiarity with computers as we will need to alter your laptop’s BIOS. Ultimately, we will transform your bloated, Windows laptop into a resource saving Chromebook. We will then become familiar with Chrome’s UI. You will need to bring a running, Windows (Wi-Fi ready) laptop and power cord, note-taking supplies, and your best listening skills. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP961A TH 05:30P-07:30P 11/01 $42

NEW! Your Digital Legacy: Create Your Family Album Using YouTube© Your digital legacy could be how future family members get to know you. Learn how to document your life experiences, stories, jokes and genealogy to create a stunning digital family album using YouTube. This class does require participants to have a Gmail account. You will need to log in during class, and have a smartphone connected to the same Gmail account. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) COMP962A TH 01:00P-04:00P 11/08 $42

CULINARY

*Baking School: Cookies, Quick Breads, Pies and Tarts Join us for this in-depth workshop on cookies, quick breads, pies and tarts. Lunch is included. Also offered in this series: creams, custard, fillings, glazes/cake, pate choux, meringue and garniture. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK179A SU 09:00A-03:00P 11/18 $75

*Baking School 2: Creams, Custards, Fillings and Glazes Join us for this in-depth workshop on creams, custards, fillings and glazes. Lunch is included. Also offered in this series: cookies, quickbreads, pies, tarts cake, pate choux, meringue and garniture. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK180A SU 09:00A-03:00P 09/09 $75

*Contemporary Turkey Blow your family’s taste buds away this holiday season as our chef instructor leads you through alternative preparation of the Thanksgiving center piece. We will discover how to smoke, fry and confit this amazing bird. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK189A T 06:00P-09:00P 11/20 $50

NEW! *Cookie Art: Fall Designs Join us to discover your inner cookie artist by rolling, cutting and decorating cookies. Learn techniques such as flooding, piping and stenciling while working with royal icing. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK017A F 06:00P-09:00P 11/16 $50

NEW! *Cookie Art: Halloween Join us to discover your inner cookie artist by rolling, cutting and decorating cookies. Learn techniques such as flooding, piping and stenciling while working with royal icing. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK014A F 06:00P-09:00P 10/26 $50

*Cuisines: American Southwest Explore the melded flavors and cooking methods of the American Southwest in this hands-on workshop. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK193A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/27 $50

NEW! *Cuisines: Greek Join us in the kitchen while we explore the Greek Isles, by creating dishes such as baklava, moussaka and different variations of hummus and more. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK011A W 06:00P-09:00P 09/05 $50

NEW! *Cuisines: Gumbo School Join us in the kitchen while we discover the flavors and folklore of Louisiana gumbo. We will learn the different styles of gumbo using ingredients such as andouille sausage, rabbit and quail. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK012A F 06:00P-09:00P 10/05 $50

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*Cuisines: Vietnamese Join us for this hands-on workshop exploring Vietnamese ingredients and flavors. Learn to prepare beef pho, cold vermicelli dishes, fried spring rolls and dessert. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK213A F 06:00P-09:00P 09/14 $50

*Culinary Foundations: Knife Skills If you want to be a home chef, you need to start at the beginning. Knife skills are the fundamental building blocks of the culinary arts. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK100A T 06:00P-09:00P 09/04 $50 COOK100B W 06:00P-09:00P 10/03 $50 COOK100C T 06:00P-09:00P 11/06 $50

NEW! *Culinary Foundations: Risotto School This workshop focuses on the techniques of risotto-making, different flavor profiles and grain choices. You will make both savory and sweet versions of this comforting Italian classic. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK018A W 06:00P-09:00P 11/28 $50

NEW! *Fall Vegetables, Grains and Legumes Join us with this new series of classes that focuses on seasonal vegetables, hearty grains and legumes. Sessions will run summer, fall, winter and spring. Perfect for vegetarians, or those seeking new ways to add healthy, seasonal options to their cooking repertoire. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK015A T 06:00P-09:00P 10/30 $50

NEW! *Gifts from the Kitchen Just in time for the holiday season, learn how to make quick, inexpensive gifts that you can give for many occasions. You will make spice rubs, vanilla extract, artisan syrups and layered baking mixes in jars that you get to take home with you. Light snack with be provided. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK016A W 06:00P-09:00P 11/07 $50

NEW! *Pairing Studio: Irish Spirits

Prerequisite: Must be 21 years of age or older. Enjoy a five-course Irish meal paired with Irish spirits. Chefs Brian O’Malley and Derek Peterson will discuss, demonstrate and share the history, food affinity and flavor of Irish food and drink. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK013A F 06:00P-09:00P 10/12 $60

*Pasta Basics This course focuses methods for fresh scratch pasta: pasta dough, pasta production and pasta cookery. In addition, you will produce fresh and flavorful sauces that compliment your fresh pasta. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway COOK153A W 06:00P-09:00P 09/19 $50

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NEW! Fondant Cake Decorating for Beginners Discover the easiest way to cover a cake with fondant. Explore different techniques such as drapings, swags, folds, bows, roses and leaves. Learning how to create beautiful cakes for celebrations of all kinds can be a new hobby or even a profitable outlet. You may just find your passion through the art of cake decorating. Bring two and a half pounds of fondant, 10-inch round styrofoam cake dummy found at Mangelson’s, 14-inch round cardboard, 14-inch box to take cake home and rolling pin to class. The instructor is Jo Ellen Simon, certified master sugar artist, one of 33 in the entire world. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) FOOD205A SA 10:00A-01:00P 11/10 $60

NEW! Dietary Fats: The Good, the Bad and the Healthy Explore a variety of fats, how they physiologically work with our body, how to identify a good versus bad fat, how to properly prepare and use fats and oils, and how to make butter from locally sourced raw milk. You will even get to take home some locally grown herb-infused raw butter, resourceful handouts and a newfound healthy relationship with fat. Supplies included. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) FOOD204A SA 02:00P-05:00P 11/10 $29

Oil and Vinegar Basics Delve into the history and evolution of two of the culinary world’s most classic ingredients, olive oil and vinegar. Learn to distinguish among product grades and varietals, and what makes one olive oil different from another. Assemble and taste a host of whimsical party snacks, geared to dazzle diners during the Halloween season. Simple, delicious and spoooooky! (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) FOOD206A SA 11:00A-01:00P 10/20 $30

Traditional Art of Food Preservation and Prep We will discuss how and why certain foods used to be properly prepared and preserved, and the evolution of how drastically our food has changed throughout history. •The Era of Conveniency and Illness: Discuss the disconnect between a society based around convenience and the lost wisdom of traditionally prepared foods. Take a closer look at how the disassociation to properly prepared and preserved foods has led us to the many diseases, illnesses and unresolved health complications. •Brief Intro to Gut Microbiota: We will introduce ourselves to the ‘friendly’ bacteria that reside in our gut. •Compare and Contrast: Using microscopes to visually analyze store-bought sauerkraut vs. homemade sauerkraut, we will see for ourselves how “dead” or “alive” the food we consume really is. •Learn to Make Kraut: This hands-on activity will demonstrate how to make a very simple lacto-fermentation with vegetables. •Snack and Chat: Students will get the chance to taste some properly prepared and preserved foods (naturally leavened sourdough, cultured butter, sprouted hummus, sauerkraut, kimchi, etc.) and go over any questions and answers. Instructor is Ashe Anne Milkovic. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) FOOD003A SA 01:00P-04:00P 10/27 $49 *no discounts


MCC’s Coffee College: Discovering the Art of Coffee Coffee: Origin Story From the layperson desiring to make the perfect cup of coffee, to the barista seeking to increase their knowledge, follow coffee from origin to cup. This class uncovers the mythology of coffee and tracks its journey from east Africa to the Americas. Learn some of the factors that affect how our coffee tastes. Class participants leave with a thorough understanding of coffee, its history, the supply chain and flavor profiles from the various coffee growing regions of the world. Of course, students will get a chance to try coffee from various regions, too. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) HIST032A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/15 $25

Successful Meal Planning Groceries are a huge part of your family’s finances. Learn to save money by planning meals ahead of time. Discuss four different options: freeze ahead, 30-minute meals, crock-pot and gourmet meals. Learn to construct a meal plan that’s best for your family that minimizes food waste, saves money and tastes great. Come learn how to use recipes you already cook, add some new ones and make a plan for at least one month of meals. Also, learn to better use store sales and seasonal specials to save time and money. The book “The Extraordinary Art of Meal Planning” can be purchased from the instructor for $10. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) FOOD200A W 06:30P-08:30P 09/12 $21

NEW! Master Your Pressure Cooker Do you have a pressure cooker or instant pot? Are you ready to learn how to cook amazing and simple meals in your pressure cooker? Instructor Nicole McDonald will provide a step-by-step demonstration on how to use an electric pressure cooker, explain the different cooking modes, offer tips for cooking success, and share simple recipes and resources. In this class, you will have the tools to pressure cook tender roasts, flavorful whole chicken, easy pasta dishes, hard boiled eggs, cheesecakes and perfect rice. Prepare to be obsessed with your pressure cooker. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) FOOD202A W 06:30P-08:30P 09/19 $21

NEW! Sensory Development Enjoying coffee is more than just a matter of taste. Explore the various ways we use our senses to analyze coffee and its characteristics. Learn the cupping method of evaluation and dive into the science of flavor perception. Taste various blends, while utilizing your senses to accurately assess coffee flavor and quality. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) FOOD207A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/22 $25

NEW! Home Brew Coffee deserves to be skillfully made, whether at home or at a coffee shop. Learn how to properly brew coffee and taste the effect that various brew methods have on flavor. Choose the coffee method that’s right for you and apply these principles for a made-to-order coffee experience. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) FOOD208A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/29 $25

NEW! Roasting and Processing Explore the relationship between roast, region and variety and discover the attributes each of these have on our brewed coffee. You will try coffee from various regions, processing methods, and roast levels to examine and understand how these affect flavor. You will leave with a well-rounded knowledge of how the coffee supply chain imparts its characteristics into our cup of coffee. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) FOOD209A SA 10:00A-01:00P 10/06 $25

NEW! Slow Cooker Freezer Meals Do you love home cooked meals, but can’t find the time to cook every day? Slow cooker freezer meals are the solution. Learn how to stock your freezer with simple and delicious meals that can be started in your slow cooker in the morning and ready in time for dinner. Why spend hours in the kitchen every night when you don’t have to? Instructor Nicole McDonald will share tips for freezer meal success (and her failures to avoid), her favorite recipes and how to quickly stock your freezer with amazing slow cooker meals that your whole family can enjoy. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) FOOD201A W 06:30P-08:30P 09/26 $21

$$ Bundle & SAVE $$ Meal Planning Take all three workshops and receive a discount. Use this course number to register. This bundle includes Master Your Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker Freezer Meals and Successful Meal Planning. (three sessions) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) FOOD203A W 06:30P-08:30P 09/12-09/26 $55

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Ballroom Dance: Foxtrot Now that you’ve got the basics in the most popular ballroom dances, it’s time to dig in and become adept at the dance you’ll use most often. Foxtrot teaches you how to navigate around the floor and through a crowd. It teaches smooth movement and changes of direction, all done with elegant style. Be the kind of dancer people will be drawn to. Partners and hard-soled shoes required (no sneakers or flip-flops). The instructor is Rick Brayshaw. Tuition is per student. (six weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) DANC039A W 08:30P-09:30P 09/19-10/24 $50

Beginner’s Country Line Dancing

DANCE

Ballroom Dance for Beginners This class will introduce you to the fun of learning and doing ballroom dancing. You will learn the basics of the three most popular ballroom dances: foxtrot, waltz and swing. With music from the 1940s through today’s hits, you’ll have a great time doing easy patterns that move you smoothly around the dance floor and give you a great sense of rhythm. Hard-soled shoes required; no sneakers or flip-flops. The instructor is Rick Brayshaw. (six weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE DANC031B T 07:00P-08:00P 09/18-10/23 $50 Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) DANC031A W 06:30P-07:30P 09/19-10/24 $50

Ballroom Dance–Intermediate In this class, you’ll move your foxtrot, waltz and swing to the next level with patterns that give you more variety, highlighting how simple it is to lead/follow a partner. Partners highly recommended; hard-soled shoes are required. The instructor is Rick Brayshaw. (six weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE DANC019B T 08:00P-09:00P 09/18-10/23 $50 Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) DANC019A W 07:30P-08:30P 09/19-10/24 $50

Ballroom Dance: Cha Cha

Prerequisite: Ballroom Dance–Intermediate. With the enormous popularity of Latin music from Cugat to Chelo, cha-cha is a dance that will keep you going all night. Cha-cha develops your sense of rhythm and timing. Crisp footwork, sharp turns and that sexy Cuban motion means cha-cha. Class taught by Rick Brayshaw. Partners and hard-soled shoes required. (six weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) DANC044A M 06:30P-07:30P 09/17-10/22 $50

Join longtime country western dance teacher, Rob Tiedgen, and learn at least six basic line dances. The class may also suggest line dances to learn. No partner and no experience needed. (six weeks) Common Ground Community Center, 1701 Veterans Drive Elkhorn, NE DANC025A T 06:00P-07:00P 09/18-10/23 $44 Skutt Catholic High School, 3131 S. 156th St. DANC025B W 07:00P-08:00P 09/19-10/24 $44

Country Couples Dancing Rob Tiedgen will be teaching the two step, cha-cha, triple step and the waltz in this fun class designed for couples. No experience is necessary. (six weeks) Common Ground Community Center, 1701 Veterans Drive Elkhorn, NE DANC026A T 07:00P-08:00P 09/18-10/23 $44 Skutt Catholic High School, 3131 S. 156th St. DANC026B W 08:00P-09:00P 09/19-10/24 $44

Belly Dancing

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Discover expressive, sensual playful flirtations and embracing your femininity while learning muscle control, poise and grace. Belly dancers aren’t just wiggling and jiggling their hips; they’re getting an ab workout that sculpts almost every single muscle in their core. The instructor is Elena Turino, trilingual instructor with Spanish and French. (six weeks) A.V. Sorensen Community Center, 4808 Cass St. DANC399A W 06:15P-07:15P 10/03-11/07 $50

Women’s Latin Dance Performance

For a limited time only, bring a friend for free. Designed specifically for women interested in learning women’s Latin styling dance techniques. All levels of dance experience are welcome. Discover how to improve your timing, styling and learn different Latin rhythms like the cha-cha, salsa, bachata, kizomba, shines and spins. Latin dance fusion choreographies will be explored as well. The instructor is Elena Turino. (six weeks) A.V. Sorensen Community Center, 4808 Cass St. DANC410A W 07:30P-08:30P 10/03-11/07 $50

Ballroom Dance: Country Two Step

Prerequisite: Ballroom Dance–Intermediate. Country music is just a step away from pop music these days, and you’re just two steps away from swinging your partner all night long to a hot country beat. This dance is taught the Texas way, using quick footwork and going and full speed ahead. Partners and hard-soled shoes required (boots and spurs optional). The instructor is Rick Brayshaw. Tuition is per student. (six weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) DANC402A M 07:30P-08:30P 09/17-10/22 $50

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DENTISTRY NEW! Calling all dental assistants

MCC is now offering dental continuing education courses at MCC’s South Omaha Campus. For more information on this course or other upcoming courses, contact Kristine Vacha at kavacha@mccneb.edu or 531-MCC-4676.

NEW! *Dental Assisting Review

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. This course is intended for dental assistants with at least 3,500 hours of work experience and a high school diploma or equivalent and for graduates of a CODA-accredited dental assisting program. This course will discuss the process to apply for the Dental Assisting National Board Certified Dental Assistant Exam. Infection Control, Radiography and General Chairside Assisting topics will be reviewed. While this course does not ensure passing the DANB exam, it is a good start to the exam preparation process. The process to apply to DHHS for a Dental Assisting License will also be discussed. The instructors are Cindy Cronick BS, CDA, LDA and Kristine Vacha BS, CDA, LDA. There will be a half-hour lunch break on your own. For more information on this course or other upcoming courses, contact Kristine Vacha, dental assisting instructor, at kavacha@mccneb.edu or 531-MCC-4676. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Mahoney Building, room 524 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave. DENT001A F 08:30A-03:30P 10/05 $125

NEW! *Administration of Nitrous Oxide Analgesia

Prerequisite: Must be 18 or older, a Licensed Dental Assistant and have current Healthcare Provider CPR certification. This course will allow a Licensed Dental Assistant to apply for the permit from DHHS that is required to administer nitrous oxide analgesia. The classroom and lab portion will be taught on an MCC campus. To complete the clinical portion of the course, the student must make their own arrangements with a dentist to administer nitrous oxide analgesia on four patients undergoing treatment by that dentist. The instructor is Dr. Marty Matz. There will be a half-hour lunch break on your own. For more information on this course or other upcoming courses, contact Kristine Vacha, dental assisting instructor, at kavacha@mccneb.edu or 531-MCC-4676. (one session) South Omaha Campus, Mahoney Building, room 524 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave. DENT002A F 08:30A-05:00P 09/21 $225

NEW! *Taking Final Impressions for Fixed Prostheses

Prerequisite: Must be 18 or older and a Licensed Dental Assistant. This course will allow a licensed dental assistant to apply for the permit from DHHS that is required to place gingival retraction material and take final impressions for fixed prosthesis. Seven hours of didactic material is online and the remaining 14 hours of the classroom and lab portion will be taught on an MCC campus. To complete the clinical portion of the course, the student must make their own arrangements with a dentist to place retraction material, take a bite registration and take final impressions for crown and/or bridge under the supervision of a dentist on two patients undergoing treatment. The instructor is Dr. Marty Matz. There will be a half hour lunch break on your own. For more information on this course, or other upcoming courses, contact Kristine Vacha, at kavacha@mccneb.edu or 531-MCC-4676. (two sessions) South Omaha Campus, Mahoney Building, room 524 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave. DENT003A F 08:30A-04:30P 11/09-11/16 $525

Coming soon: • Cementing Prefabricated Crowns on Deciduous Teeth for Licensed Dental Assistants • Removable Prostheses Course for Licensed Dental Assistants • Coronal Polish For Dental Assistants

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HANDS-ON REMODELING/ REPAIR WORKSHOPS

Save money now. Learn repair and remodeling skills for your home or rental property that would cost you a bundle if you hired a professional. Join the professionals from the MCC Construction Technology department in the Construction Education Center for a new, expanded series of workshops. Get into the lab and practice what you are learning. Gain the confidence to tackle projects on your own. We want to be your skill-building headquarters.

Basic Framing You can learn a new skill in just eight hours that will save you lots of money in the future. Join MCC Construction instructor, Willis Kennedy, in the Construction Education Center where you will receive hands-on instruction in framing a wall. This class is geared to the home owner who would like to do some remodeling, those who flip houses for a profit, or landlords who can save money by doing their own repairs. Your class will include instructions, demonstrations and hands-on practical work on wall and joist layout, stud installation, and rough opening framing, so wear your work clothes. Bring the following tool list to class: tool belt, hammer, 25-foot tape measure, speed square, chalk line, utility knife and a carpenter’s pencil. Lunch is on your own. Class is limited to 10 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI001A SA 08:00A-05:00P 09/15 $135

Home Drywalling I Learn drywall techniques that can save you time, money and frustration. Are you planning to finish the basement, add a room or repair your rental property? Join MCC instructor, Andrew Horst, to receive tips on estimating, measuring and installing. This is a hands-on class, so wear your work clothes if you want to give it a try. If you have the following tools, bring them with you to class: hammer, tape measure, square, utility knife and tool belt. Safety glasses will be provided. Class is limited to 14 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI106A SA 08:00A-12:00P 11/03 $82

Drywall Installation II

Prerequisite: Drywall Installation I Now that you know how to hang drywall, come to this follow-up class to practice taping, sanding and patching. Discuss sanding methods, including tools to help reduce the amount of dust. The instructor will provide sample walls and corners for hands-on practice, so wear your work clothes if you want to give it a try. If you have the following tools, bring them to class: hammer, tape measure, square, utility knife and tool belt. Safety glasses will be provided. Class is limited to 14 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI235A SA 01:00P-05:00P 11/03 $72

NEW! Heating Systems 101 NEW! Cabinetry–Build a Night Stand Learn the basic strategies to be able build a cabinet. We will learn the basics by building a night stand with a drawer and a shelf. We will also briefly cover some of the related trades such as electrical, plumbing, hardware, appliances, countertops, fixtures and other related trades that go along with replacing and installing cabinets. Tools will be provided. Limit of 10 students. Class on Oct. 6 runs 8 a.m.- noon. (two weeks) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI192A SA 08:00A-05:00P 09/29-10/06 $195

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Join MCC heating systems instructor, Robert Nirenberg, in the Construction Education Center to learn how both electric and gas heating systems work. Discover what to be on the lookout for with your system and when you should call a professional. Now that temperatures are getting cooler and the air conditioning season is drawing to a close, learn what you need to do to your air conditioner to get it winterized. Tools and safety equipment will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Class is limited to 14 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI188A SA 08:00A-05:00P 10/13 $135

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Plumbing–Toilets Further your knowledge as you learn to replace and repair toilets and faucets in the Construction Education Center plumbing lab. Learn to remove a fixture, repair and/or replace it and then reinstall it properly according to code requirements. Safety glasses will be provided. If you have the following tools, bring them to class: Phillips screwdriver, a straight screwdriver, 6-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch crescent wrenches and a pair of slip joint pliers. Taught by an MCC plumbing professional. Class size is limited to 10 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI101A SA 01:00P-05:00P 10/27 $72

Wiring I–Electrical Theory, Outlets and Switches

Masonry–Construction and Repair If you live in an older home or if your business is located in an older building, the chances are that you have cracks in the basement or outside walls. You can learn the correct way to replace the bricks or concrete blocks and get rid of the cracks. Join MCC Masonry instructor, Bill Larsen, in the masonry lab. This is a hands-on class, so wear your work clothes. Start with basic hand movements for the trowel and how to properly mix mortar to get the right consistency for your project. Class discussion will cover instruction on applying your new skill to projects such as tuck pointing (grinding out and replacing the crumbling mortar in a brick wall), building a street mailbox or replacing the stone on a fireplace. If you have started a project, feel free to bring a picture and get your questions answered by a professional. Tools will be provided. Class is limited to 12 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Building 26, 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI003A SA 08:00A-12:00P 11/10 $72

Paints, Stains and Varnishes Save money and make money at the same time. Save money as you update your home or rental property by learning how to paint, stain or varnish correctly to achieve professional results that increases the value of your property. Join MCC’s professional painting supervisor, Jim Churchill, in this hands-on workshop. Understand paint chemistry and the differences between finishes, primers and brands of paint—not all brands are equal. Discover proven methods of removing old paint and preparing moldy, chalky and water-stained surfaces to receive the primer and paint. Explore types of stains, varnishes, lacquers, shellac, tung oils and practice how to apply them. Create your own hand-rubbed finish. Wear your work clothes if you want to give it a try. Class is limited to 14 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI107A SA 08:00A-12:00P 10/20 $72

Discover the magic of electricity. Join MCC Electrical instructor, Zach Pechacek, in the Construction Education Center to explore how electricity works and how you can work with it safely. Safety is the top priority. You will learn how to properly use the tools of the trade. We will talk about different types of devices and teach you how to properly replace outlets and single pole switches in your home or rental property. You will wire a live circuit in the electrical lab in this hands-on class. Tools will be provided. Class is limited to 12 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI109A SA 08:00A-12:00P 09/22 $72

Wiring II–Switches Part II and Trouble Shooting

Prerequisite: Wiring I—Electrical Theory, Outlets and Switches This class will dig deeper into the inner workings of light switches. You will learn and understand how three-way and four-way switches function and the proper ways to work on these systems. Receive hands-on training as you wire a project in the electrical lab. Discover proven methods of trouble shooting for common electrical problems and how to solve them. Learn to use an electrical meter on both dead and live trainers. By the end of this class, you should be able to maintain your home safely. Tools will be provided. Class is limited to 12 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI111A SA 01:00P-05:00P 09/22 $72

Plumbing–Faucets and Valves Knowledge is powerful and can save you money. Join one of MCC Plumbing instructors in the Construction Education Center plumbing lab for this hands-on class where you will learn to repair all types of faucets and valves. Understand how the plumbing system works inside your home. Explore different types of faucets (old and new) and learn how to repair and replace them. Kitchen sinks, bathroom sinks and garbage disposals will be covered as well. Safety glasses will be provided. Class size is limited to 12 students. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Construction Education Center, Building 25 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI112A SA 08:00A-12:00P 10/27 $72

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NEW! Solar Electric Basics

Introduction to solar electric (or photovoltaic of PV) systems and installation; topics include applications for residential and commercial, safety basics, electricity basics, solar energy fundamentals, system components, system sizing, site and design considerations and installation. The class would be appropriate for home or building owners evaluating solar and those interested in working in the solar industry. The class is presented by Michael Shonka, an NABCEP certified PV installer and owner of Solar Heat and Electric. Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) HOMI189A W 05:45P-08:45P 10/03 $42

NEW! Solar Electric Application

HOME AND GARDEN Fall Is the Time for Planting This class will provide valuable tips for fall landscaping, maintenance and planting. Subjects to be discussed will be fall bulbs, fall planting techniques, proper plant selection, pre-winter maintenance and much more. Join popular instructor John Nabity for this very informative session and have the most beautiful garden in the neighborhood next spring. (one session) Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) HOMI006A SA 09:00A-12:00P 09/29 $29

Landscape Design Learn a step-by-step method to develop basic landscapes. Discuss all the steps in landscape design: planning, preparation, installation and maintenance. The instructor is John Nabity. (five weeks) Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St. (lower level, park in the back) HOMI004A TH 07:00P-09:00P 09/20-10/18 $62

Landscape Maintenance-Your Yearly Plan Join us as we discuss all you will ever need to maintain a beautiful landscape. We will divide the year into the four seasons and talk about the different kinds of maintenance you will need to perform each season. Class will cover shrubs, plant material, trees, lawns, fertilizer and more. This seminar is designed to assist the homeowner or property management staff. The instructor is John Nabity. (one session) Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) HOMI005A SA 09:00A-12:00P 11/03 $29

Pruning Techniques for Amateurs Students will learn correct pruning methods, proper use of the equipment, the perfect time for pruning various plants and trees and much more. The instructor is John Nabity. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Building 29, 5370 N. 30th St. HOMI560A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/13 $29

WORKSHOPS Small Engine Repair

Take the winter to fix small engines on your own. Have them ready for spring. Save money and get the convenience of doing your own repairs on equipment, maybe even start your own business. Discover what it takes to repair lawn mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, leaf blowers and more. Supplies will be discussed the first day of class. The instructor is Kevin James. (four weeks) South Omaha Campus, Industrial Training Center, 27th and Q streets HOMI115A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/20-10/11 $99

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In this hands-on course, students will assemble a photovoltaic kit which includes components like panels, charge controllers, battery, invertor and a roof mounting kit. The class would be appropriate for home or building owners evaluating solar and those interested in working in the solar industry. The class is presented by Michael Shonka, an NABCEP certified PV installer and owner of Solar Heat and Electric. Must be 18 years of age or older. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) HOMI190A SA 09:15A-12:15P 10/06 $69

$$ Bundle & SAVE $$ Solar Electric Basics/Solar Electric Application

Register for this bundle and you will get both Solar Electric Basics and Solar Electric Application at a reduced rate. (two sessions) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) HOMI191A WSA 10/03-10/06 $99

LANGUAGES Beyond Samba and Carnival

This class will introduce you to relevant aspects of the Brazilian culture that are usually not explored. History, arts, literature, cinema and daily social habits partnered with pictures and narratives are just a few of the topics that will be presented by Flavia Lopes, a Brazilian native who recently located to the U.S. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) LANG003A T 06:00P-08:00P 09/25 $29

NEW! Easy as Uno, Dos, Tres: Learn Spanish Using DuolingoŠ

Learn Spanish in the palm of your hands using Duolingo. Duolingo is a fun and addictive language-learning app and website created just for you to have free personalized access to a private language tutor using technology. Learn Spanish at your own pace, and join a helpful community where you can also connect with others learning the same language during the duration of this course. (two weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) LANG081A MW 06:00P-08:00P 11/05-11/14 $79

Italian for Travel If you plan to go to Italy, this class is a must. Rosalia Triplett, a native speaker, will teach you basic survival phrases that will help you in restaurants, hotels and stores. (four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) LANG064A W 06:30P-08:30P 09/12-10/03 $72

NEW! Portuguese for Beginners Portuguese is not a kind of Spanish. Flavia Lopes, a native speaker, will introduce you to the language spoken in Brazil, the biggest country of South America. After four weeks of class, you will be able to have a simple conversation in Portuguese. Class material is provided by the instructor, just bring a pencil and notebook. (four weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) LANG082A T 06:00P-08:00P 10/09-10/30 $79

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MCC NORTH EXPRESS AT THE HIGHLANDER

COLLECTIVE FOR YOUTH • Introduction to the Active Participatory Approach • Active Learning • Ask-Listen-Encourage • Building Community • Cooperative Learning • Homework Help • Planning and Reflection • Reframing Conflict • Structure and Clear Limits • Youth Voice DICOVERING THE ART OF COFFEE • Coffee: Origin Story • NEW! Sensory Development • NEW! Home Brew • NEW! Roasting and Processing

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MCC North Express is located in the Accelerator, a 65,000 square-foot building filled with educational resources, wellness, recreation and socializing amenities. Situated in the heart of the Highlander neighborhood of North Omaha, the center will empower students and the surrounding community through rich learning experiences and activities.

NEW! *Bookkeeping Certificate

Prerequisite: Bookkeeping/Accounting experience or completion of ACCT 1100 and ACCT 1110 or equivalent. According to the America Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB.org), becoming a certified bookkeeper will add to your market value, increasing your importance to companies or clients. If you are currently employed as a bookkeeper, the CB designation may offer you an edge to jump start your career. This course prepares you for the AIPB National Certified Bookkeeper examination. Taught by Victoria Badura, CPA, the course covers all four parts of the exam and includes adjusting entries, correction of accounting errors, basic book and tax depreciation, basic payroll, inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention. Over the course of 11 weeks, you will prepare for and take the four-part national certification exam. In order to qualify for the certified bookkeeper designation, applicants must complete two years full-time experience (or the part-time freelance equivalent), pass the four-part national examination and must agree to and sign a code of ethics. Course fee includes study materials and examination fees. To enroll or determine if you qualify for funding for this course, contact corporatetraining@mccneb.edu. (11 weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD333A SA 09:00A-02:00P 09/08-11/17 $2999

NEW! Introduction to Fashion From its inception as a global industry to modern day 21st century fashion, participants will be immersed in various aspects of the Fashion Industry. Gain a broader understanding of the business of fashion from the very best. Grant Reid completed his education in Milan, Italy, receiving a Masters in Fashion. Get to know iconic designers and their styles, and learn what sets them apart. Prepare to be inspired and ready to be the future of fashion. Bring scissors, pencils, pens and craft or fabric glue to class. (four weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) SEWI213A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/15-10/06 $99  

*MCC BUSINESS LEADER SPEAKER SERIES • *The Hill Way: Culturally Upbound, Nationally Renowned • *Reclaimed Life • *Listen Closely to Whispering Roots • *Redefining a Community PRI’s CULTURAL HUMANITY WORKSHOPS • Advanced Interpersonal Skills in Cultural Humility • Wading Into Whiteness • Cultural Humility Workshop NEW! Beekeeping: Apiary Planning and Prep NEW! Beekeeping: What to Do In Winter NEW! Design Your Career NEW! Handle Your Money Like a Boss Oil and Vinegar Basics REACH Construction Industry Certificate NEW! Resume Redo NEW! Think Like a Social Entrepreneur Visit mccneb.edu/ce/MCCNorthExpress for more information and to register for classes. Adult Education at MCC North Express MCC has a long tradition of offering developmental education services that assist students who are at a pre-college level attain the skills necessary to be successful in college-level coursework. This focus is emphasized through a commitment to student success, student-centered learning and teaching excellence. Coursework includes GED, ESL, National Career Readiness Certification, Earn to Learn, Tutoring and Read Right. For more information, contact the Adult Education office at 531-MCC-4060 or adultedu@mccneb.edu.

Re-Entry Services at MCC North Express The 180 Re-Entry Assistance Program provides re-entry services and support to individuals transitioning from correctional facilities. MCC 180 RAP helps this population make a successful transition into college or a career. Call 531-MCC-7368 for more information.

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MCC South Express Adult Education First Step to Success Metropolitan Community College Adult Education provides individuals with an opportunity to improve their skills on the path to a high school diploma or post-secondary education. Our goal is to open doors to better paying jobs, new careers, college classrooms and brighter futures.

Earn a High School Diploma GED: The GED test measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect from you.

Learn English ESL: Metropolitan Community College Adult Education provides noncredit ESL classes for literacy level, non-English speaking students. The classes focus on Basic English and survival English skills. Students who can already communicate in English should consider continuing to improve their English speaking and writing skills in credit classes. We have six different ESL levels. Once a student has completed level six, a variety of options will be available depending upon each unique situation.

Launch Your Career Earn and Learn Program: The first component of preparing you for job success. Align your skills with the job you are working form. Work readiness will help with: • Interviewing • Résumé building • Workplace ethics and behavior • Goal setting • Basic computer skills • Effective communication • National career readiness certification Tutoring: We have tutoring available for GED students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Read Right tutoring is offered to enrolled students, Monday through Friday for drop in tutoring from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Conversation Partners: Conversation Partners are a great way for our students and community members who are working toward improving their English. We have specific times and days that we offer to our students and community members. An instructor leads the sessions. Accelerated Learning Opportunities-GAP: An accelerated learning option for those who are focused and highly motivated. Assistance in Completing your GED in English: Once a student completes our non-credit ESL program, they will be transitioned into the GED program. The student will then take the Test of Adult Basic Education and their scores will determine the class enrollment. The first step: call MCC South Express at 531-MCC-4060 to schedule an appointment and start your journey.

Aging is a State of Mind Explore information and methods on the latest technology on how the brain, mind, emotions and beliefs affect our relationship to aging. Preventative methods, ways of thinking and supplements make the aging process a positive experience for your mind and body. Join the new generation and embrace the aging process. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) WELL178B SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/22 $42

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Animation Using Adobe Photoshop Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop as you create animated gifs you can use for PowerPoints, web pages or with social media. Also, create QuickTime movies and animations. You are welcome to bring scanned/ digital photos you would like to experiment with. Bring a 16 GB flash drive if you would like to save files and class resources. Headphones will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own earbuds/ headphones. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 106) COMP013B SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/17 $42

*Contractor & Business Academy - Spanish La Academia de Negocios y Contratistas fue creada en Metropolitan Community College en respuesta a las necesidades de empleadores y contratistas que buscan diversificar su fuerza laboral e incrementar la práctica de apoyar los dueños de pequeños negocios. El programa ofrece a los miembros de la comunidad múltiples credenciales reconocidas en la industria, mientras que también provee servicios de apoyo y habilidades de empleabilidad que muchos individuos necesitan para tener éxito. MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 104) BSAD850A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/19-11/21 $100

NEW! Google AdWords and Other Digital Marketing Tools Want to learn how digital marketing can extend your business reach? Are you interested in creating a more professional presentation for your business? In this class, we will explore how Google AdWords, Instagram, Facebook and other digital marketing tools can work for you. Participants will need a Gmail account (you will need to log into your account in class, so bring your Gmail password). Also, if your business has a website to which you have editing access, bring the login and password for this. In order to get the most out of Instagram, bring your smartphone or tablet. We will download quite a few apps to your devices in class as well. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 104) COMP380A W 05:30P-08:30P 10/24 $42

NEW! Holiday Glass Ornament Bring on the holidays with colorful, fusible glass. The fun begins while you collage with glass to create your own, one-of-a-kind holiday ornament. Learn some tricks and design skills, and then jump right into creating. Designs will be taken to the kiln and can be picked up in about a week. Bring a $10 supply fee to class. The instructor is Beth O’Hanlon. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) ARTC435A TH 06:30P-08:00P 11/08 $13

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Internet Privacy Workshop–Protect Yourself From Equifax to Facebook to Google, the topic of internet privacy is frequently in the news. So much of our information is being collected and many of us have no idea how it’s being used or what we can do about it. This class will cover an array of topics that include End User Agreements, account settings and even how to change app permissions on your phone/tablet. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) COMP363B TH 05:30P-08:30P 11/15 $42

NEW NORTH MAKERHOOD DISTRICT

NEW! Weight Loss Hypnosis Find excellent results with hypnosis. You don’t have to diet, feel deprived or even change what you eat. These are the main reasons why weight loss doesn’t work for many. Using hypnosis along with other techniques, you will automatically eat less after the session and feel full faster. You can enjoy your food, splurge, go out to dinner, take a vacation and eat things you like. Bring a blanket and pillow. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) WELL118C SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/29 $42

MUSIC

Beginning Guitar and More You will learn how to read the notes on the guitar and on the staff in first position. While you are learning to read, you will also start chord progressions right away. The chords are not taught separately but as a functional unit in groups of three. Even if you are self-taught and want to improve music reading skills, you are welcome to attend this class. Bring your guitar, electric or acoustic to the first class. The instructor is Dana Andreasen, Master of Music and Bachelor of Vocal Education. Class meets in the sound studio of Andreasen’s home. A continuation of the beginning class will be available if there is sufficient student interest. (four weeks) Full Head Room Studio, 1601 N. 60th St. MUSC024A T 07:00P-09:00P 09/25-10/16 $42

Healthy Harmonica Breathing is the foundation for healthy, vibrant living-and for playing the harmonica. We will take simple pop, folk and blues rhythms and invigorate them with powerful breathing. You will need a “C” major diatonic harmonica. You may bring your own, or purchase from your instructor for $12. The tuition cost includes a CD and handouts. Your instructor, Dave Broida, a performer and presenter from California, is presently touring, putting on these workshops across the U.S. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) MUSC026A W 06:00P-07:30P 10/17 $44

Beginning Blues Harmonica If you have always wondered how those amazing sounds come out of a harmonica, now is your chance to learn. You will focus on playing and having fun as you are introduced to many of the tricks and techniques. No previous musical experience needed. You will need a “C” major diatonic harmonica. You may want to take both this class and “Healthy Harmonica” as one builds on the other. Your instructor, Dave Broida will have harmonicas available for $12, or you may bring your own. Tuition cost includes an instructional CD and handouts. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) MUSC027A W 07:45P-09:15P 10/17 $54

1141 N. 11th St., Omaha, NE 68102 The arts and trades district is an active, vibrant, unique Makerhood where arts, crafts and trades are nurtured, celebrated and supported by a walkable network of public spaces connecting a healthy mix of residential, industrial, commercial and public activities. The district was developed under a unique set of design requirements intended to promote and maintain a high quality of urban design and character of place.

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$$ Bundle & SAVE $$ Harmonica Duo Take both Healthy Harmonica and Beginning Blues Harmonica and get a discount on the tuition. (two sessions) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) MUSC402A W 06:00P-09:15P 10/17 $85

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PHOTOGRAPHY Basic Digital Photography

Introduction to basic digital photography and how to properly use all of the features of your digital camera. Learn about basic photo composition, proper exposure, aperture, shutter speed and how to use your camera properly to get great photos to share with friends or just to enjoy. We also examine photographers from different genres to get inspiration. Bring your digital camera to class. (five weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) PHOT004A T 06:00P-08:00P 09/18-10/16 $89

Digital Photo Editing in Adobe Photoshop

INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT FEATURING: Celeste Butler Meet Celeste Butler, a multi-disciplinary fiber artist, quiltrepreneur, Griot and storyteller. Butler has exhibited at the Bemis Carver Bank, Love’s Jazz and Art Center and The Union for Contemporary Art, where she had a 2017 fellowship. She has worked on several community quilting projects with residents celebrating the future of North Omaha, and in collaboration with mothers who have lost their children to violence. As an in-school artist in-residence, she has worked with children at Nelson Mandela Elementary and Saratoga Elementary Schools to create quilts. While working with Nelson Mandela Elementary, two quilts were created and one was shared with their sister school in South Africa. Butler has had many quilts featured in different areas, including the National African American Quilt Convention in Lawrence, Kansas and Solo Quilt Exhibition in Wilmington, North Carolina. Butler’s work has been featured in the Washington Post, We Don’t Coast magazine and Omaha INSPIRED Living magazine. Her art work is also in several private collections, including author, inspirational speaker and life coach Iyanla Vanzant. Check out her quilting class below.

Learn to optimize your digital images in Adobe Photoshop, including workflow, color correction, cropping to improve your composition, basic retouching and skin tone correction. This course takes you through the entire process of importing your digital images into Adobe Photoshop and doing all the necessary editing to make your images look great. Bring your digital camera to class. (five weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) PHOT003A TH 06:00P-08:00P 09/20-10/18 $89

Shutter Speed and F-Stop Workshop The best way to learn about shutter speed and f-stops, is to use them and then review your work. Bring your cameras (and tripod if you own one) to this workshop and get ready to better your knowledge of these two skills. In the first part of the workshop we will go over the basics, before heading around campus to take photographs. After taking photographs using our new knowledge, we will come back to class and take a look at them to see how well we’ve applied what we’ve learned. Important: Students will need to bring a thumb drive and a means to download their photos to a computer. Instructor is photographer, Pat Mingarelli. There will be a half-hour lunch break on your own. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE PHOT033A SA 09:30A-03:30P 11/10 $50

NEW! Street Photography Join skilled photographer, Grant Reid, downtown to explore the art of capturing the city’s surroundings, its energy, architecture and soul. Discover skills on your camera that will enable you to take the best possible shots from unique places that will tell a story about your city. Whether you are looking to improve your personal photography or better position yourself for starting a career, this class just might put you on the path to fulfilling your goals. Bring your charged digital camera. Meet under the arch at the Gene Leahy Mall, on south side of the park. (one session) Gene Leahy Mall, 1302 Farnam St. PHOT081A SA 01:00P-04:00P 10/13 $45

Understanding Basic Photography From Scraps to Storytelling Quilts The art of quilting dates all the way back to the Middle Ages. For most, while growing up, quilting was a common household task for your mother or grandmother. We don’t want the beautiful art of quilting to fade away. Join this class to learn basic quilt making skills and create your first quilt with instructor and quilterpreneur, Celeste Butler. She will be there to guide you step by step. Discover how to rotary cut, do basic quilts designs, assemble, quilt and bind your project. The quilt pattern is preselected, then paired with your choice of fabrics. Bring fabric and scraps of fabric you may already have. This class is for beginners—no quilting experience required, but you should be familiar with using your sewing machine. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (six weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. SEWI216A T 05:30P-08:30P 09/25-10/30 $129 36 Register: mccneb.edu/ce • 531-MCC-5231

Do you have a new digital camera and you’re not quite sure how to operate it? Perhaps you’ve had a digital camera for some time and you feel stuck on automatic. This seminar is for you and for all those who want to grow in their understanding of basic photography skills. In this seminar designed for adjustable cameras, we start with concepts like shutter speed and f-stops and move into discussing lenses, composition and topics on how to better photograph kids, landscapes and more. The simplest pocket point and shoot cameras will not be discussed, although photographers with those cameras are welcomed. The instructor is Pasquale Mingarelli. You will have an hour lunch break on your own. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE PHOT001A SA 08:30A-04:30P 09/22 $64

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SPECIAL EVENTS Advanced Interpersonal Skills in Cultural Humility

This workshop will help participants understand the multiple dimensions of racial power and the complex dynamics behind racial prejudice and structural racism; the personal and societal costs and benefits of racism; and how to develop the interpersonal skills needed to engage in constructive race-related dialogue. Students will be provided opportunities for individual reflection, small-group and large-group exploration. Visit mccneb.edu/CHW for more information. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) EVNT005A T 06:00P-09:00P 09/18 $30

Wading Into Whiteness This workshop will get participants thinking deeply about what it means to be white in a racially diverse world. We will examine the connections between white identity and white supremacy, and learn how overcoming white supremacy is essential to achieving racial equity and justice. Students will be provided opportunities for individual reflection, smallgroup and large-group exploration. Visit mccneb.edu/CHW for more information. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) EVNT004A T 06:00P-09:00P 10/16 $30

Cultural Humility Workshop

Basic Techniques of Digital Photos 101 Even basic digital cameras offer many helpful features that can be quite confusing. Bring your camera and instruction manual and after we have properly set your camera, you will learn the basics of taking good pictures. We will also discuss when to use the built-in flash and when to take advantage of your camera’s special “scene” settings to get pleasing pictures in less than perfect situations. Use your new skills to record memories or to boost your social media at work. The instructor is Gregg Pejsar. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE PHOT112A SA 09:00A-12:00P 11/03 $42

Basic Techniques of Digital Photos 102

This workshop will help participants learn how to identify and implement the steps necessary to incorporate a cultural humility lens within an organizational or institutional context. Students will be provided opportunities for individual reflection, small-group and largegroup exploration. Visit mccneb.edu/CHW for more information. (one session) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) EVNT003A T 06:00P-09:00P 11/13 $30

Hubbard Sustainability Series

The Claire M. Hubbard Foundation Sustainability Speakers Series is an engaging conversation between experts on sustainability-related topics. The topic and its experts change every quarter, and this quarter is focused on water. Audiences will benefit from hearing local, regional and national experts, followed by an interactive question-and-answer session. Light refreshments will be provided. Visit mccneb.edu/hubbard for more information. MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) EVNT202A SU 04:30P-06:30P 10/21 $0

After taking 101, this afternoon class will help you recognize those situations when you can obtain better results by moving beyond your camera’s automatic settings. Bring your camera and instruction manual to class and we’ll explore a practical approach to creating more effective images. Use your new skills to record memories or to boost your social media at work. The instructor is Gregg Pejsar. This class requires a fully adjustable camera. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE PHOT113A SA 01:00P-04:00P 11/03 $42

$$ Bundle & SAVE $$ Basic Techniques of Digital Photos 101 & 102 Take both Basic Techniques of Digital Photos 101 and Basic Techniques of Digital Photos 102 and receive a discount. Bring your fully adjustable camera and instruction manual to class. Lunch from noon-1 p.m. on your own. (one session) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE PHOT114A SA 09:00A-04:00P 11/03 $65

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SPORTS AND GAMES NEW! Basketball Referee Training 101: Between the Lines

In this workshop, you will learn the foundational mechanics, court presence, content knowledge and interpersonal communications skills required to become a successful basketball referee. The class will consist of hands-on activities, group dynamics, and visual and audio elements to bring the game to the classroom. You will be given your own official whistle that can be used at your very first game you officiate. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) SPRT300A M 05:45P-08:45P 10/01 $39 SPRT300B SA 09:15A-12:15P 10/06 $39

TEXTILES Basic Alterations

Learn to do basic alterations like a pro, including shortening and lengthening sleeves, hemming pants and jeans, fitting jacket side seats and shoulders. Train your eye to identify fitting issues and how the can be corrected. We will be working on a practice suit and those techniques can be transferred to both women’s and men’s clothing. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge to charge your friends for your services. Basic sewing skills are required and you must be able to thread your machine. The instructor is Debra Carlson. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (six weeks) Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE SEWI425A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/13-11/17 $132

Crochet 101: Introduction For the beginner, here is everything you need to know to crochet your first project. Learn basic stitches; chain, single, double, half double and triple. Also learn how to maintain gauge, correct mistakes, join seams, change yarn, weave ends and read simple patterns. The instructor is CYC certified crochet instructor, Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four sessions) Hobby Lobby Millard, 13780 Millard Ave. SEWI021A TTH 06:00P-08:00P 09/11-09/20 $60

Crochet 201: Next Steps

Football Facts with George Darlington Join former UNL defensive backfield coach George Darlington, just in time for Big Ten Football. Learn some of the finer points of football in this fun, entertaining class. Gain insight into high school, college and professional programs from the expert. Come hear Darlington discuss the safety issues that concern many parents and players of all ages. View video clips of NU’s fast paced offense; and an aggressive defense. This six-week class includes a guided tour of Memorial Stadium on Oct. 25. The class series will end with an optional ‘graduation’ banquet on Nov. 1, where you will get the chance to meet a few Cornhusker players. Expect to spend about $15 for dinner. Transportation to Lincoln for the tour and banquet is not provided. (six weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) SPRT062A T 07:00P-09:00P 09/25-10/30 $99

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Prerequisite: Crochet 101: Introduction or equivalent. This class is for current crocheters who want to move up to the next level. Learn more complex stitches such as popcorn, shells, bobbles, ripple and more. Learn about making and joining granny squares and other motifs. You will crochet in the round to make flat and dimensional shapes and will add edgings to items and make a variety of embellishments for your wearables. The instructor is CYC certified crochet instructor, Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four weeks) Hobby Lobby Millard, 13780 Millard Ave. SEWI029A TTH 06:00P-08:00P 09/25-10/04 $60

Crochet Thread

Prerequisite: Crochet 201 or equivalent experience Do you admire those fine, lacey crocheted items using crochet thread? If you can crochet, you can make them too. This class will introduce you to contemporary crochet thread techniques that go beyond auntie’s doilies. Learn how to work edgings, including how to turn corners, circular motifs, “filet crochet” including words and charting designs. You will also learn how to work from stitch diagrams and how to block your thread projects. Project patterns to practice your new skills are provided. Add a lacey touch to your wardrobe or home décor or make great gifts. Taught by CYC certified crochet instructor, Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four sessions) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. SEWI085A TTH 06:00P-08:00P 11/06-11/15 $60

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From Scraps to Storytelling Quilts The art of quilting dates all the way back to the Middle Ages. For most, while growing up, quilting was a common household task for your mother or grandmother. We don’t want the beautiful art of quilting to fade away. Join this class to learn basic quilt making skills and create your first quilt with instructor and quilterpreneur, Celeste Butler. Bring fabric and scraps of fabric you may already have. This class is for beginners—no quilting experience required, but you should be familiar with using your sewing machine. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (six weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. SEWI216A T 05:30P-08:30P 09/25-10/30 $129

Knitting 101: Introduction This course, designed for the novice, will teach you how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Also, learn to join seams, correct mistakes, add yarn, weave in ends, work basic increases and decreases and maintain gauge. Project patterns will be provided so you can learn the language of knitting and practice your new skills. Learn plenty of tips and techniques to take your knitting to the next level, from an experienced knitter, designer and CYC certified knitting instructor, Patti Giorgi. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four sessions) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. SEWI022A MW 06:00P-08:00P 10/08-10/17 $60

Knitting 201: Next Steps

Prerequisite: Knitting 101 or equivalent This is an essential class for current knitters who want to expand on basic skills and is a prerequisite for more advanced courses. Learn additional ways to cast on, bind off, increase and decrease and when to use them, as well as how to read more complex patterns. Also, learn how to knit in the round with circular and double pointed needles, and try new stitches, such as ribbing, seed stitch, drop stitch, slip stitches and a basic cable. Patterns to illustrate these techniques will be provided. Learn plenty of tips and techniques to take your knitting to the next level. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four sessions) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. SEWI023A MW 06:00P-08:00P 10/22-10/31 $60

Knitting a Sweater: Cardigan

Prerequisite: Knitting 201 or equivalent skills. If you always wanted to knit a sweater, this is the class to get you started. This skill-builder class will introduce you to cardigan sweater construction and show you the basics of knitting a sweater. While making a simple small sweater, you will apply your knitting skills, including shaping, buttonholes, seaming, picking up stitches, blocking and sizing/gauge. Learn lots of tips and tricks to improve your knitting. Note: class will require working on project between classes. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four weeks) Hobby Lobby, 7646 Dodge St. SEWI047A T 06:00P-08:00P 10/09-10/30 $60

Machine Sewing 101 No previous sewing experience required. Learn what you need to get started on your sewing adventure, including sewing machine set up, safety and functionality. Additionally, class projects are designed to expose students to a variety of fabrics, tools and techniques. Students will also learn how to use a Serger. Class projects include standard pillowcase, tote bag with pocket, zipper pouches and messenger bag. Note: The first class meeting will begin at Joann’s in Bellevue, Nebraska for a thorough walkthrough that will prepare students for fabric selection, acquisition and purchasing. Money saving tips included. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four weeks) First Meeting: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 10521 S. 15th St., Bellevue, NE B Star Sewing Studio, 800 Fort Crook Road South, Suite A, Bellevue, NE SEWI415A M 06:00P-09:00P 10/01-10/22 $99

NEW! Sewing for Winter No previous sewing experience required. Learn how to make some projects that will not only help keep you warm but also make great, homemade gifts. Class includes sewing machine set up, safety and functionality. Additionally, class projects are designed to expose students to a variety tools and techniques including basic pattern comprehension. Students will also learn how to use a Serger. Class projects include: double-sided fleece blanket, microwave bowl cozy and flannel house robe. Visit mccneb.edu/cesupplies for a list of supplies to bring to class. (four weeks) B Star Sewing Studio, 800 Fort Crook Road South, Suite A, Bellevue, NE SEWI215A M 06:00P-09:00P 10/29-11/19 $99

*Upholstery 101 Furniture reupholstery is a dying art in the Omaha area and there is a great need for a new generation of people to learn this craft. This class is designed for those who have a cherished piece of furniture they would like to preserve as well as those who want to start a new career or hobby. Learn the basic techniques and tricks of the trade. Bring in a small, simple piece of furniture to the first class and we will discuss fabric choices and yardage needed to begin your project. Bring scissors, a wire cutter and $15 to purchase a specialty staple puller at the first class. The instructor is Kathy Foust. (seven weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. SEWI408C T 06:00P-09:00P 09/11-10/23 $200 SEWI408B TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/13-10/25 $200 SEWI408A SA 09:00A-12:00P 09/15-10/27 $200

NEW! Loom Weaving: Twill The class is designed for the beginning loom weaver. Explore the fascination of endless combinations of twill weave patterns while learning all the parts and functions of the loom including finishing techniques. Discover weaving terminology, reading, following and designing pattern drafts. Projects will include a summer/fall scarf, sampler, wall hanging or table runner. Bring yarn needles, scissors, a notebook, pencils and tape measure to class. FTP: warp and weft for second project will be discussed in class. The instructor is Connie Wheeler. (skips 11/17 and 11/24; five weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. SEWI214A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/27-12/08 $150

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*Upholstery 201

Prerequisite: Upholstery 101 Continue to pursue your interest in upholstery and strengthen your skills. Use what you learn for your own personal use or to start a business. Students will be invited to bring along their own item of furniture to restore and refurbish, as well as fabric of their own choice to recover their furniture with their own style. Bring scissors, a wire cutter and a staple puller to the first class. The instructor is Kathy Foust. (seven weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. SEWI409A SA 01:00P-04:00P 09/15-10/27 $200

INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT FEATURING: Grant Reid

The class is designed for the beginning loom weaver. Explore historical weaving origins and styles. Learn all the parts and functions of the loom. Discover weaving terminology, reading, following and designing pattern drafts. Experience dressing a loom, weaving styles and finishing techniques. Projects will include a sampler wall hanging/ table runner and an additional project(s) if time permits, all designed by you, the student. Bring yarn needles, scissors, a notebook, pencils and tape measure to class. FTP: warp and weft for second project will be discussed in class. The instructor is Connie Wheeler. (five weeks) New North Makerhood District, 1141 N. 11th St. SEWI155A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/20-10/18 $150

Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Reid got his start in the family business. Working in retail, he stayed in the family business until his mid-20s when he moved to London, England and enrolled in an Interior Design yearly program at the Inchbald School of Design. Reid went on to study Fine Art in Edinburgh, Scotland at the Leith School of Art, followed by Fashion and Textiles at the Heriot Watt University in Galashiels, Scotland gaining a BSc(honors). He completed his education in Milan, Italy earning a Masters in Fashion. Reid’s work is comprised of many artistic endeavors including working in the Interior Design industry, the retail sector, and working as a freelance photographer/artist, travelling around the world including the Far East, India, South America, Europe and North America. He notes that travel has always been a way for him to inject more creativity into his life, inspires him and ultimately allows him new perspectives on the world in which we live.

NEW! All You Need to Know About Fashion

NEW! Introduction to Fashion

Discover the cutting edge of fashion from the very best. Grant Reid, who completed his education in Milan, Italy, receiving a Masters in Fashion, will take you from fashion’s inception as a global industry, including haute couture and mass market, to modern day 21st century. Gain a broader understanding of the business of fashion, start your own portfolio, get to know some of the iconic designers and their styles which set them apart, all while being inspired to be the future of fashion. (ages 14-17; four weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. TEEN012A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/20-11/10 $99

From its inception as a global industry to modern day 21st century fashion, participants will be immersed in various aspects of the fashion industry. Gain a broader understanding of the business of fashion from the very best. Grant Reid completed his education in Milan, Italy, receiving a Masters in Fashion. Get to know iconic designers and their styles, and learn what sets them apart. Prepare to be inspired and ready to be the future of fashion. Bring scissors, pencils, pens and craft or fabric glue to class. (four weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) SEWI213A SA 10:00A-01:00P 09/15-10/06 $99

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Are you interested in the fashion industry? MCC is excited to partner with Omaha’s Fashion Institute Midwest to help you build skills through technical classes designed to fulfill your creative potential in the fashion industry. Take fashion from concept to the consumer. The instructor is Denise Ervin. She has been designing costumes and apparel for over thirty years and is currently the workroom manager for Fashion Institute Midwest.

MCC Non-credit Fashion Certificate Take all four of the following classes to receive a Continuing Education Certificate. NEW! *Introduction to Apparel Sewing

NEW! *Design Presentation

Let’s get acquainted with machine sewing for garments while exploring the basics of working with a sewing machine. Basics include straight and zig zag stitching, applying elastic and trims, and making a finished simple garment. Learn to read and use a commercial pattern, how to cut out fabric and have a basic understanding of textiles. Leave with a finished garment and stitch samples to keep for reference. Bring a $10 supply fee to class. (four weeks) Fashion Institute Midwest, 1141 N. 11th St. (second floor) SEWI220A F 06:30P-08:30P 09/21-10/12 $120

NEW! *Not All Satin Is The Same. An Intro to Textiles 







































































How do you choose the right fabrics for your garment design? Understanding textiles is one of the most important elements of fashion design. Explore the study of fiber and fabric properties, fabric weaving, knit construction, finishes, dying and printing techniques. This class will combine the study of textile history, textile science, uses of fiber and fabrics in fashion design, understanding industry technology of surface design and avenues of sourcing fabrics. Bring a $20 supply fee and three yards of flannel fabric for pajama pants to class. (four weeks) Fashion Institute Midwest, 1141 N. 11th St. (second floor) SEWI219A SA 12:30P-02:30P 09/22-10/13 $120

















































































Learn the basics of presenting a fashion line. You will learn to take ideas from concept boards and flat sketches, to finished presentation boards. These skills can be useful in formal presentations to fashion week interviews, buyers, funding sources and more. This fun, hands-on class will teach you the principles of fashion illustration and spark the inner designer in each of you. Bring a $20 supply fee to class. (four weeks) Fashion Institute Midwest, 1141 N. 11th St. (second floor) SEWI217A F 06:30P-08:30P 10/19-11/09 $120

NEW! *Hidden Details: The Inside of a Garment is as Important as the Outside 







































































Gain an understanding of various “inner garment� techniques. Many of these techniques are used in tailoring and couture sewing and make or break the quality of your designs. Discover the importance of interfacings, interlinings, linings, boning, hem finishes, pressing and more. Bring a $25 supply fee to class. (four weeks) Fashion Institute Midwest, 1141 N. 11th St. (second floor) SEWI218A SA 12:30P-02:30P 10/20-11/10 $120

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TRAVELING CLASSROOMS *Black Hills Adventure Tour

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Day 1: Depart in the morning for Rapid City, South Dakota. In the afternoon, arrive at your hotel. Later, travel to the beautiful town of Keystone. In the evening, visit Mount Rushmore National Park for a special lighting ceremony. Day 2: After breakfast at your hotel, travel to Crazy Horse Monument and the modern visitor center to view the site of the world’s largest mountain carving in progress. The site honors the culture, tradition and living heritage of the North American Indians and that of the sculptor, Korczak Ziokowski. Watch a film and receive a guided tour of the museum, Ziokowski’s home and his studio. Visit the amazing gift shop that showcases Indian artisans from across the nation. Take a special trip to the base of the mountain with our group, then, enjoy a lunch on your own at Laughing Waters Restaurant. Next, visit Custer State Park, the nature home to bison, antelope, wolves, coyotes, burros and many types of wildlife. There will be a stop at the visitor center and an opportunity to see a herd of bison roaming the park. Later, return for a quick visit to Mount Rushmore for a daytime photo opportunity of this magnificent monument. Afterward, travel to the site where the movie ‘Dances with Wolves’ was filmed. Enjoy a group dinner at Fort Hays followed by a music variety show for the evening. Day 3: After breakfast at your hotel, travel to see the spectacular views provided by the Badlands National Park. The park has some of the best scenic sites in America. There will be several opportunities for you to film and take photos of the various layers of rock formations and canyons. Also, stop at the park’s visitor center and meet the park rangers. After leaving the park, visit the famous Wall Drug for a quick lunch on your own and a bit of shopping. In the early afternoon, the group will be traveling back to Omaha with a quick rest stop in Chamberlain, South Dakota. Once there, walk through the Lewis and Clark museum/information center and see the huge outdoor sculpture of Sacogawea. There will be a stop in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for dinner before returning to campus. Enjoy two nights at Baymont Inn and Suites in Rapid City, South Dakota with three meals, plus a music variety show included in the tour price. The trip leader is Kevin Kowskie. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL185A FSASU 06:00A-10:30P 09/07-09/09 $549

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*Mystery Tour

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Enjoy an exciting journey into the unknown with plenty of fun with friendly travelers. Come explore with us on a trip that will give you a new travel experience. Learn all of the details, but first, you must enroll. Then board our comfortable deluxe motor coach the morning of the departure. A couple of hints for you: the destination is interesting and you will be getting a special luncheon and afternoon entertainment—all included in the price of the tour. Delight your senses by embracing intrigue. Tell your friends to join us for a day of mystery and fun. Register early to secure your place as seats are limited. Bring a lawn chair and a pair of sunglasses. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time. Refunds will not be allowed within seven days of the trip. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL184A SA 09:00A-09:30P 09/15 $115

Tourist’s Survival Guide to Italy Learn how to create a wonderful sightseeing itinerary for your Italian vacation, become informed about Italian culture, and get the best deals. This travel seminar will be your most important preparation tool. Italy is always one of the favorite tourist destinations in the world on a yearly basis. It’s where the art of the Renaissance and much of our Western civilization originated. Included in our discussion will be the major Italian cities—Venice, Florence and Rome, plus the beautiful regions and sites that you won’t want to miss. You’ll also be informed about how to choose airfares, train passes, auto rentals, hotels, B&Bs, restaurants, exchange currency and other valuable travel tips. Instructor is Kevin Kowskie. (one session) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) TRVL111A W 06:00P-09:00P 09/19 $30

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NEW! *Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: Moderate to extensive walking. This will be a true journey this will be as we depart Omaha for one of the largest balloon festivals in the world. Our first stop will be Colorado Springs, where we will stay for the first night. We will head out in the morning with our eyes set to the south! Our afternoon will include lunch and a stop in Las Vegas, New Mexico, before arriving at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Albuquerque. Visit the balloon field for your first Fiesta experience! Bright and early the next morning we sail on over to the fair grounds for the “Dawn Patrol,” “Special Shapes Rodeo” and the “Flying Competition.” Then, you have the option to take an excursion and ride the Sandia Peak Tramway! Riding in a cable car to the top of Sandia Peak, you’ll experience a difference in temperature, but most importantly, spectacular views of the valley below. Experience the Rail Runner to Santa Fe and explore a vast array of shops and restaurants, chapels, churches and more! As the balloons sail away from Albuquerque, we will journey homeward. We have a few afternoon stops before arriving at our hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. On our way, we will tour Garden of the Gods, and have an option to tour the Cliff Dwellings or spend time in Manitou Springs. Finish the night with a ride north to Denver where we will check into our hotel. Visit mccneb.edu/ cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Holiday Inn, 3650 S. 72nd St. TRVL189A SASUMTWTH 7:00A-07:00P 10/06-10/11 Double Occupancy (per person) $1,150 Single Occupancy (per person) $1,650

*Autumn Foliage in the Loess Hills

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Experience the brilliant red sumac, rustic burr oak and golden maples as you go on a breathtaking ride through the unique Loess Hills, named one of America’s 10 most outstanding Scenic Byways. The outstanding prairie and forest-covered bluffs draw people from around the world. This fun-filled day includes a visit to an apple orchard, a country church, a keelboat ride and panoramic scenic views. Begin at Hitchcock State Park Nature Center in Honey Creek, Iowa. Enjoy an educational presentation about birds of prey and learn about Hitchcock’s Hawk Watch program. Afterwards, meet our step-on guide for the day. The final morning destination is the Loess Hills State Forrest Visitor Center in Pisgah, Iowa. Savor a delicious home-cooked meal at noon which includes a main entree, au gratin potatoes, vegetable and fruit salads, rolls, homemade desserts and beverage—arranged by a local church in Moorhead, Iowa. A special stop will be at Lewis & Clark State Park in Onawa, Iowa. View a full-sized reproduction of Lewis and Clark’s Keelboat/barge, which was constructed by Butch Bouvier of L & C Replicas. Take an exciting boat ride in a working keelboat, weather permitting. The museum next to Blue Lake offers visitors the ability to see each of the vessels from the Lewis and Clark Expedition, including a keelboat, two piroques, a dug-out canoe, the Iron Boat and bull boat. Later, our step-on guide will lead us to lookout sites surrounded by dramatic ridges on the north, south and west. Small’s Fruit Farm is our next fun stop. Browse through the fresh produce in the Sales Barn and sample apple cider. Fruit pie ala mode and coffee will be served in the Pie Parlor. The luncheon and all fees are included in the tour price. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL188A TH 07:30A-07:00P 10/11 $92

NEW! *Spook-tacular Mystery Tour

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Enjoy a new exciting journey to places linked to ghostly sightings and paranormal events. Words that might describe these sites include: haunted, unusual and/or bizarre occurrences. A special cemetery walking tour is included. Explore with us on a trip that will give you a new spooky travel experience. A couple of hints for you: the destinations are interesting and you will be treated to a meal during your journey—all included in the price of the tour. Delight your senses by embracing intrigue. Tell your friends to join us for a day of mystery and the paranormal. Register early to secure your place. You may be walking on uneven surfaces; wear appropriate footwear. Bring money for shopping and for other meals. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL191A SA 07:00A-09:00P 10/20 $129

*The Chocolate Tour

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking In several top-notch shops, all located in central Iowa, you will be given a lesson on the history of chocolate, sample chocolates and delight yourself in the smells of cooking with chocolate. At Chocolaterie Stam in Ames, Iowa, learn about the rich European history of creating the best chocolate. Samples of chocolate and your choice of a small beverage will be offered during the tour. Next, at Cook’s Emporium, view a private cooking demonstration. Learn tricks of the trade to make everyday cooking with chocolate spectacular. Then, visit Wheatsfield Cooperative’s teaching kitchen for more ideas on using chocolate. Afterward, there will be time allowed for shopping after receiving a tour of the store. For a break from chocolate, Olde Main Brewing Company will give a tour of how they produce their handcrafted beers. Afterward, choose from Old Main’s delicious menu offerings, such as juicy burgers, sandwiches, quality seafood and fresh soups made daily for lunch on your own. A special stop will be made at Ciccotti Art Glass located just outside of Ames, in Napier. The studio is in operation from October to May and specializes in hand-blown glass. The tour price includes all attraction fees. Bring money for meals and shopping. There will be a fast food stop on the journey back to campus. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL174A SA 06:30A-09:30P 10/27 $109

Fort Omaha Haunted History Tour

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Spend an evening discovering the haunted history of Fort Omaha. At a relaxed pace, this interactive walking tour will guide you through nearly the entire campus (approximately one mile). During the session, we will focus primarily on the more sinister stories from the Fort’s past, including the numerous accounts of paranormal experiences that have been reported over the years. Meet your tour guide, Jamie Nestroyl, at the gazebo on the Parade Ground to start this haunted history tour. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Parade Ground Gazebo, 5730 N. 30th St. HIST026A TH 08:00P-09:30P 10/18 $20 HIST026B T 08:00P-09:30P 10/30 $20 *no discounts Register: mccneb.edu/ce • 531-MCC-5231

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*Pre-Holiday Kansas City Shopper’s Delight

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: Moderate to extensive walking Get a head start on completing your holiday shopping list. Beat the snow, ice and frigid weather that arrive with December. Enjoy a full day of pre-holiday shopping excitement at beautiful Weston, Missouri, the Legends at Village West and the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. Weston will be your first stop. This vibrant area is a shopper’s paradise with locally owned unique shops and boutiques. You may choose to have an early lunch on your own in Weston or wait until we arrive at the County Club Plaza. The Plaza is known as the first mall in the world and was opened in 1922 and offers shoppers a wide variety of stores and merchandise that shoppers come to expect within KC’s large cosmopolitan area. Spanish Colonial is the architectural theme for your shopping atmosphere. Later in the afternoon, visit Legends, one of the top deluxe discount shopping centers in the country. You’ll find huge discounts on name brand items. The discount center offers open-air shopping, pedestrian plazas, courtyards and entertainment with more than 100 stores. Choose from a dozen different dining options before we head back to Omaha. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL031A SA 07:00A-10:00P 11/17 $98

*KC Brews & BBQs

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Day 1: Today we start your two-day get-a-way to Kansas City, Missouri. Visit Original Juan’s sauce for a quick tour and tasting. Your next stop is the World Series of BBQ with hundreds of competitors from around the world. To finish off the afternoon, we’ll visit a brewery for a tour and tasting. Then it’s off to check into the hotel. Venture to dinner at Big Rip Brewery or an evening of brews, music and BBQ. The rest of night is yours to explore. Day 2: Sleep in on Sunday before heading out to Boulevard Brewery for their tour and tasting. Lunch is at the delicious Jack Stack BBQ. Then, we’ll make our final brewery stop before heading back to Omaha. It’s a weekend with your friends you can’t miss. This tour includes one night in a hotel, two meals, World Series of BBQ, four breweries with tastings, private transportation and guide service. Bring money for other shopping and dining. Must be 21 or older to go on this tour. Price is per person. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Holiday Inn, 3650 S. 72nd St. TRVL186A SASU 08:00A-08:00P 09/15-09/16 Single Occupancy (per person) $400 Double Occupancy (per person) $275

NEW! *Festival of Lights and Santa Maria Winery

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Spend a special day in northwestern Iowa creating special holiday memories. Visit an 1869 Victorian mansion, the Dodge House, honored as a National Historic Landmark. Beautiful decorations make the Dodge House magical during the Christmas season. All of the 14 elegant rooms will have a decorated Christmas tree, each in a different theme. For your midday meal, enjoy a delicious catered luncheon at the Konferenz Centre in the Manning Hausbarn Heritage Park. Afterwards, receive a guided tour of an authentic 1660s Hausbarn, which was shipped from Germany and carefully reassembled. The huge thatched-roof barn was once a shared living quarters for farm animals and families. Also, tour the beautifully preserved Trinity Lutheran church on the Heritage Park grounds and the gift shop. Enjoy an unexpected small-town holiday shopping experience at The Market Place in Manning that also has a nice coffee shop. Later, travel to the Santa Maria Vineyard & Winery for a wine sampling/tour. After a fast food dinner on your own, take a journey to Swan Lake Park in Carroll, Iowa for the Festival of Lights show. The park offers a million and a half twinkly lights as your comfortable motor coach drives through the park. View spectacular lighted displays and holiday scenes through the season. All fees plus the luncheon are included in the tour price. Bring money for shopping and other meals. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL192A TH 09:00A-09:30P 11/29 $99

NEW! *Holiday Mystery Tour

Prerequisite: Must be 21 years of age or older. Requirement: moderate walking Enjoy an exciting journey into the unknown with plenty of fun with friendly travelers, just like you. Explore with us on a trip that will give you a new travel experience. Enroll, board the motor coach and learn of the trip details. A couple of hints for you: the destination includes a scrumptious brunch buffet and an afternoon performance—all included in the price of the tour. Return to Omaha in the evening to take a tour of holiday lights. Delight your senses by embracing intrigue. This tour will be offered only once during the holiday season. Register early to secure your place. Visit mccneb.edu/cetravel for complete descriptions and important details. Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, NE TRVL193A SU 11:30A-08:30P 12/09 $99

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS Fort Omaha Haunted History Tour HIST026A HIST026B

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NEW! String Art Workshop: Halloween Decor ARTC381A

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WELLNESS Aging Is a State of Mind Explore information and methods on the latest technology on how the brain, mind, emotions and beliefs affect our relationship to aging. Preventative methods, ways of thinking and supplements make the aging process a positive experience for your mind and body. Join the new generation and embrace the aging process. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) WELL178B SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/22 $42 Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) WELL178A SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/03 $42

Aqua Burn This high- and low-impact exercise class will tone muscles and take off unwanted inches by using water resistance. You will get a calorie-burning aerobic workout, plus stretching and overall body toning. You do not need to know how to swim. Come and enjoy a great workout while having lots of fun. (10 weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) WELL014A MW 07:30P-08:30P 09/10-11/14 $119 WELL014B MW 08:30P-09:30P 09/10-11/14 $119

Food for Life: Plant-Based Nutrition Essentials This class series is based on scientific studies favoring whole grains, beans, vegetables and fruits which can help prevent or control diabetes, cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, other chronic diseases, greatly lower risk for cancer, as well as improving energy and mood. Food is medicine. We will focus on delicious, nutrient-dense foods, not limiting quantity. Samples provided each week and the final week is a delicious plant-based potluck. Bring a $10 supply fee to class. (skips 9/26; five weeks) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) WELL183A W 06:00P-08:00P 09/12-10/17 $62

Gentle Yoga for Stress Relief Looking for a gentle yoga class to relax and unwind? Bring a yoga mat and set aside time to move, breathe and relax with others just like you. A perfect introduction to yoga or as a restorative practice to the experienced yoga student. Class is led by Angie Walker, certified yoga instructor. (four weeks) Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) WELL471A SA 11:00A-12:00P 09/15-10/06 $60 WELL471B SA 11:00A-12:00P 10/20-11/10 $60

Crime Prevention Discover how to deter a criminal from picking your house and delay a criminal from getting into your home, how to defend or get out and have a safe room during a home invasion. Explore what tools and selfdefense tactics work best for you and find out why keys and pepper spray are not good choices. Cover the dos and don’ts in case of an active shooter. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) WELL001A SA 09:30A-12:00P 09/22 $35 WELL001B T 06:00P-08:30P 11/13 $35

Emotional Freedom Techniques Emotional Freedom Techniques is a mind/body healing technique that is based on new discoveries regarding the connection between your body’s subtle energies, your emotions and your health. EFT has been reported successful in thousands of cases covering a huge range of emotional, health and performance issues. EFT was originally designed to reduce the psychotherapy process from months and years down to minutes and hours. EFT has been effectively used for: trauma, PTSD, fears, phobias, depression addictions, cravings, eating disorder, sports performance, creating desirable habits and building self-esteem. This interactive and fun class will help you release old limits and fears, unblock your potential and start living in abundance. Bill Cashell is certified in EFT and is the author of “The Emotional Diet: How to Love Your Life More and Food Less.” (three weeks) Millard South High School, 14905 Q St. (use main east entrance) WELL068A W 06:00P-08:00P 10/10-10/24 $49

NEW! Empower Your Life Discover how to read body language, gestures, expressions and tone of voice to give you reliable information to understand the communications you are giving and receiving. This can even pertain to texting and emailing. Explore meditation, breathing, relaxation, stress techniques and hypnosis to improve the functioning of your brain all while empowering yourself. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) WELL179A SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/10 $42

NEW! Lifestyle Strategies for Personal Wellbeing Demystify the complex and complicated message we hear about how to improve our health. Explore the latest studies on nutrition, physical activity, sleep and stress reduction. Learn practical strategies and practices that you can incorporate into your daily life to improve wellbeing whether at home or work. By the end of the course, students will have created a personal lifestyle plan to improve their own health and wellbeing. (eight weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. WELL180A T 06:00P-07:30P 09/11-10/30 $95

NEW! Natural Skin Care Learn how to nourish your skin by using natural, homemade products and nutritional approaches that will keep your skin healthy. Discover how to make a facial toner and sugar scrub. Supplies are included. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) WELL182A SA 02:00P-04:00P 10/13 $29

Oh My Aching Feet Do your feet hurt from standing continually on your job? Do your “dogs” bark at you at the end of the day to sit down and take a load off? When your feet are miserable, you feel miserable all over. Discover natural ways of improving circulation in your feet and legs as well as effective ways of easing foot pain. Come and experience first-hand things that can make a positive difference in your overall foot comfort and are all natural too. Your feet will thank you for it. Bring a small tub or bucket and small towel. (one session) MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St. (second floor) WELL510A TH 06:00P-08:00P 11/01 $21

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Tai Chi Basics Enjoy movement, breath, balance and meditation based on the ancient practice of Tai Chi. Develop internal power, energy, increased strength and flexibility, peace of mind and the opportunity to gain greater selfawareness. Tai Chi has many proven health benefits. Enroll today in this class led by Angie Walker, certified Tai Chi instructor. (four weeks) Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) WELL460A SA 10:00A-11:00A 09/15-10/06 $60 WELL460B SA 10:00A-11:00A 10/20-11/10 $60

Water Aerobics

*Reiki Level 1

This low-impact exercise will tone muscles and take off unwanted inches by using water resistance. Students will do an aerobic workout plus stretching and toning exercise. This is a great cardio workout that is low impact, yet medium to high intensity. Swimmers and nonswimmers are welcome. The instructor is Laurie Hostetter. (skips 10/15 & 10/17; eight weeks) Morton Middle School, 4606 Terrace Drive WELL002A MW 07:00P-08:00P 09/17-11/14 $109

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. It works on the body, mind and spirit releasing blocked energy, helps in cleansing the body of toxins, promotes relaxation and reduces stress, including stress related-illness, such as pain, hypertension, heart disease, ulcers, immune deficiency and cancer, to name a few. It is safe and easy to use anytime, in any place and any situation. This class will give you the ability to practice Reiki on yourself and your immediate family members, including your pets. One great benefit of Reiki is that it creates a balance between your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. Class is taught by Rev. Gabriele Kohlieber, Reiki master/teacher and practitioner for more than 10 years. Bring a sack lunch. (one session) Energy Healing Center, 522A Bel-Air Plaza, 12100 West Center Road WELL045A SA 10:00A-04:00P 10/20 $74 WELL045B SA 10:00A-04:00P 11/10 $74

Slow Flow Yoga Ease onto your mat and into your mind with gentle movement and guided breath work. We’ll lay a lovely foundation on which you can become more self-aware and deepen your wisdom. Slow Flow Yoga is suitable for all levels and poses can be modified to fit your needs. Wear comfy clothes and bring a yoga mat and towel. The instructor is Lizz Cowley. (nine weeks) Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St. (lower level, park in the back) WELL181A TH 06:00P-07:00P 09/13-11/08 $72

Stress Reduction with Mindfulness

Prerequisite: Must be 18 years of age or older. Come relax, have fun, even eat chocolate as you learn ways to change anxious thoughts, habits and pain, in order to be healthier in mind, body and spirit. Learning mindfulness practices, yoga, laughter, sensory awareness and meditation methods that reduce the stress response and helps you reduce your blood pressure, inflammations in the body, emotional distress, find peace in your day-to-day activities and much more. There is less worry and more fun with these practices in your life. The latest studies on mindfulness-based stress reduction support the healthy benefits of this exercise in stress management. You will be able to incorporate mindfulness practices into your daily activities. (skips 10/31; eight weeks) Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. WELL407A W 06:00P-07:30P 09/12-11/07 $95

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NEW! Weight Loss Hypnosis Find excellent results with hypnosis. You don’t have to diet, feel deprived or even change what you eat. These are the main reasons why weight loss doesn’t work for many. Using hypnosis along with other techniques, you will automatically eat less after the session and feel full faster. You can enjoy your food, splurge, go out to dinner, take a vacation and eat things you like. Bring a blanket and pillow. The instructor is Aubrey Nye. (one session) MCC South Express, 3002 S. 24th St. (room 108) WELL118C SA 09:30A-12:30P 09/29 $42 Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St. (lower level, park in the back) WELL118A TH 06:00P-09:00P 10/25 $42 Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. (use main entrance) WELL118B SA 09:30A-12:30P 11/17 $42

Winter Herbal Health Learn how to better care for your family when common illnesses occur. Explore herbal home remedies with Kate Bodmann of Land of Milk and Honey Herbs. We will learn about teas, tinctures, essential oils, syrups and more. Bormann will be sharing some recipes to make simple remedies at home. In class, you will make a traditional gypsy tea blend for wintertime illnesses to take home and use. Bring $5 supply fee to class. (one session) Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St. (lower level, park in the back) WELL036A TH 06:00P-08:00P 11/01 $24

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BLAIR

NEW! Microsoft Excel Basics Do you feel like you need to enhance your Microsoft Excel skills? Whether this class is for professional development, or personal enrichment, come explore the basic features of Microsoft Excel 2016, such as working with cells, formulas, charts and more. (one session) Blair Public Library, 2233 Civic Drive, Blair, NE COMP828A W 05:00P-08:00P 09/26 $42

NEW! Microsoft Word Basics Do you need to brush up on your Microsoft Word skills? Learn to use the basic features of Word 2016 to type, edit, format, spell check and print professional-looking documents, letters and reports. (one session) Blair Public Library, 2233 Civic Drive, Blair, NE COMP829A SA 09:00A-12:00P 10/06 $42

NEW! Writing and Publishing Stories for Children Join children’s author N. L. Sharp for a four-week workshop focused on writing for children. Explore various genres and types of markets for children’s authors, the difference between magazine short stories and picture books, tips for polishing a manuscript for submission and steps for submitting a work for publication. The author of both picture books and novels for students in the elementary grades, Sharp has found success publishing both traditionally and through self-publishing. Learn more about Sharp and her books at writesharp.com. Suggested supplies to bring to class: notebook, pen and books or stories similar to what the you wish to publish with a copyright date of 2008 or newer. “Children’s Writers and Illustrator’s Market Guide,” published by Writers’ Digest, “Book Markets for Children’s Writers” or “Magazine Markets for Children’s Writers” published by Institute for Children’s Literature. (four weeks) Blair Public Library, 2233 Civic Drive, Blair, NE COMM174A T 06:00P-08:00P 10/02-10/23 $65

FREMONT AREA CENTER

Ballroom Dance: Intermediate In this class, you’ll move your foxtrot, waltz and swing to the next level with patterns that give you more variety, highlighting how simple it is to lead/follow a partner. Partners highly recommended; hard-soled shoes are required. The instructor is Rick Brayshaw. (six weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE DANC019B T 08:00P-09:00P 09/18-10/23 $50

Barn Quilt Painting Join the barn quilt movement taking over rural areas and now the city. Barn quilts are painted with bold and vivid colors that show up for all to see. Barns, houses, garages, sheds or even fences offer a superb display area for barn quilts. Explore simple techniques of painting to create your very own. Nothing beats the feeling of accomplishment when you do something by yourself. No artistic talent is needed. Contact the instructor at rusticmillingandcraft.com to choose your grid pattern for free. Bring painter’s tape, scissors and a hair dryer to class. There are two sizes to choose from below. The instructor is Rose Mapel. (one session) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE ARTC354A SA 12:00P-03:00P 09/15 $96 (2’x2’) ARTC355A SA 12:00P-03:00P 09/15 $142 (4’x4’)

Basic Dog Obedience Basic Dog Obedience with Kristin’s Big Moose Dog Training is designed for dogs more than 16 weeks of age. Your dog will be practicing recalls, leash manners as well as learning “sit” and “down” on command, and staying in a sit and down position with controlled distractions. All dogs under one year of age are automatically eligible for the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Certification, regardless if they are purebred or mixed breed. At the first class, your dog must be wearing a buckle collar. Your dog will also need a 4-6 ft. leather or nylon leash (flexi-leads, chain leashes and harnesses are not permitted). Bring a lot of your dog’s favorite treats. To remain in class, you must bring proof that your dog has had rabies, distemper and parvo vaccinations to the first class. For more information, or questions about puppies under 16 weeks of age, contact Kristin, certified professional dog trainer at kristin@bigmoosedogtraining.com. (Section A skips 10/20; Section B skips 10/16; six weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE ANIM019B T 04:30P-05:30P 09/18-10/30 $98 ANIM019A SA 09:00A-10:00A 09/22-11/03 $98

Rally 4 Fun

835 N. BROAD ST., FREMONT, NE

Prerequisite: Basic Dog Obedience; dogs must be more than 20 weeks of age. Created by Charles “Bud” Kramer, Rally 4 Fun is an agility/obedience hybrid. This class is just for fun. An explanation of rally signs and courses and an AKC sport utilizing all of the things you learned in Basic Dog Obedience. Each class will be working different Rally O courses to solidify the skills you learned in Basic Dog Obedience or to prepare for entering a Rally O show. Supplies to bring to class: buckle collar, 4-6 ft. leather or nylon leash (flexi-leads, chain leashes and harnesses are not permitted). Bring your dog’s favorite treats. (four weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE ANIM020A SA 10:00A-11:00A 09/22-10/13 $70

Ballroom Dance for Beginners This class will introduce you to the fun of learning and doing ballroom dancing. You will learn the basics of the three most popular ballroom dances: foxtrot, waltz and swing. With music from the 1940s through today’s hits, you’ll have a great time doing easy patterns that move you smoothly around the dance floor and give you a great sense of rhythm. Hard-soled shoes required; no sneakers or flip-flops. The instructor is Rick Brayshaw. (six weeks) Fremont Area Center, 835 N. Broad St., Fremont, NE DANC031B T 07:00P-08:00P 09/18-10/23 $50

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*Prototype Design Lab Participants are welcome to use MCC’s open Prototype Design Lab. The Prototype Design Lab is a place where you can visualize, develop and create just about anything you want. Whether you’re an artist, an engineer, an inventor, a business owner or just simply curious, the Prototype Design Lab can help you with your next project. Technicians are available to help you with any questions that might come up. The equipment is available for your use and includes: 3-D printers, laser cutters, plasma cutter, CNC routers, a vinyl cutter, 3-D scanners, an embroidery machine, milling machines, painting and finishing machines, and a full wood and metal working lab. Participants are required to take a short safety course before using equipment. Pay one fee for a period of time and enjoy the innovative benefits of the Prototype Design Lab. Open lab hours may vary and are posted on door. Material and supplies are an additional charge. Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX407A Open Lab 09/01-11/30 $60 WIDX407B Open Lab 10/01-11/30 $40 WIDX407C Open Lab 11/01-11/30 $20

WORKFORCE INNOVATION DIVISION NEW! *Bookkeeping Certificate

Prerequisite: Bookkeeping/Accounting experience or completion of ACCT 1100 & ACCT 1110 or equivalent. According to the America Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB.org) becoming a certified bookkeeper will add to your market value, increasing your importance to companies or clients. If you are currently employed as a bookkeeper, the CB designation may offer you an edge to jump start your career. This course prepares you for the AIPB National Certified Bookkeeper examination. Taught by Victoria Badura, CPA., the course covers all four parts of the exam and includes adjusting entries, correction of accounting errors, basic book and tax depreciation, basic payroll, inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention. Over the course of 11 weeks, you will prepare for and take the four-part national certification exam. In order to qualify for the certified bookkeeper designation applicants must complete two years full-time experience (or the part-time freelance equivalent), pass the four-part national examination and must agree to and sign a code of ethics. Course fee includes study materials and examination fees. To enroll or determine if you qualify for funding for this course, contact corporatetraining@mccneb.edu. (11 weeks) MCC North Express, 2112 N. 30th St. (third floor) BSAD333A SA 09:00A-02:00P 09/08-11/17 $2999

PROTOTYPE LAB TRAINING Omaha’s premier industrial maker space Whether you’re an entrepreneur, engineer, designer or inventor, MCC offers a new open-access, cutting-edge facility to allow you to visualize, develop and create just about anything you can imagine. Located in the Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, the Prototype Design Lab features state-of-the-art metal and wood working labs, plus more. Come check us out with a free tour. Contact Loretta McCollum at llmccollum@mccneb.edu or 531-MCC-2679.

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*Intro to CorelDraw This beginning course introduces students to the basic functions of the CorelDraw software from design to print. No prerequisites are required, but previous experience is a helpful. There are no additional costs for materials. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX404A M 06:00P-10:00P 09/17 $40

*Beyond the Basics: Laser Cutting Gain the knowledge and skill needed to prepare and cut materials from computer design files in our Prototype Design Lab. This introductory course focuses on the basic skills and safety requirements needed for working with the laser cutters. Laser cutters can be used in cutting parts and engraving a variety of different things. The cost of supplies is included in the tuition. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX605A SA 09:00A-01:00P 09/02 $40

*Beyond the Basics: UV Flatbed Printer Interested in making custom, high-quality printed design items adhered to a t-shirt or bag? The possibilities are endless. This introductory class covers the basics of UV flatbed printing in our Prototype Design Lab. This course focuses on the basic skills and safety requirements for working with the UV flatbed printer. UV flatbed printing is used in the direct-to-garment process and any object up to 3 inches high. Using special techniques, prints can even be placed on rounded edges. Students complete a sample photograph in class. Cost of materials are included in the tuition. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX610A SA 09:00A-01:00P 09/22 $40

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT SERIES *Tongue Drum Making A tongue drum is a hollow percussion instrument that is carved or constructed from wood into a box with tongue-shaped areas where you strike the drum. The results are a blend of tones that are as much fun to hear as they are to play. These drums are easy to build using the tools and equipment in the Prototype Design Lab. Materials are an additional $40 fee to be paid upon registration. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX611A F 05:30P-08:30P 09/07-09/14 $45

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The Workforce Innovation Division is focused on fueling business growth through talent development. WID provides high-quality, in-demand professional certification training and customized area workforce.

*Wind Chime Making Wind chimes are a type of percussion instrument constructed from suspended tubes, rods, bells or other objects that are often made of metal or wood. Wind chimes turn a quiet breeze into a soothing melody. These chimes are easy to build using the tools and equipment in the Prototype Design Lab. Materials are an additional $20 fee to be paid upon registration. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX612A F 05:30P-09:30P 09/21 $40

*Ukulele Making The ukulele is a member of the lute family of instruments that is rich with history and tradition. It first appeared in Hawaii in the 1800s and gained great popularity elsewhere in the United States during the early 20th century. It generally employs four nylon strings or four courses of strings that are usually played with the base thumb and/or finder. The ukulele is easier to learn than a guitar. Build a ukulele using the tools and equipment in the MCC Prototype Design Lab. Materials are an additional $45 fee to be paid upon registration. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX613A F 05:30P-08:30P 09/28-10/05 $45

*Halloween Prop Making Bring your Halloween cosplay props to a new dimension. Complete your costume with cardboard, foam or wood props, such as sculpting armor pieces or helmets, by using a variety of tools and equipment in the MCC Prototype Design Lab. Objects are spray painted using spray paint and airbrush techniques. Materials are an additional $35 fee to be paid upon registration. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX614A SA 09:00A-01:00P 10/13-10/20 $50

*3-D Pop-Up Card Making Pop-up cards are unique, hand-crafted gifts you can make and give to friends and family. Create and design your own personalized holiday cards using a laser cutter or UV printer in the MCC Prototype Design Lab. Students make 10 cards to take home. Materials are an additional $15 fee to be paid upon registration. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX615A TH 06:00P-10:00P 11/15 $40

*Holiday Ornament Making Design unique holiday ornaments that last for many years and can be passed down from one generation to the next. No previous computer experience is needed. Students learn how to create a unique design using CorelDraw software; laser cutter to cut out wood, or 3-D printer for plastic, or glass saw for glass; and finish the ornament with paint, stain or using a kiln to complete project. Students leave with two custom holiday ornaments. Materials are an additional $15 fee to be paid upon registration. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX616A W 06:00P-10:00P 11/28 $40

MCC is a qualified institution, eligible to provide scholarship and grant funding for workforce training. If you are an employer seeking to train employees, funding may be available for incumbent work training and MCC can offer customized training on a variety of topics. If you are an individual, scholarship and grant funding for certification training is available to those who qualify. For more information on training, or to prequalify for funding, contact corporatetraining@mccneb.edu or 531-MCC-4943.

LEAN TRAINING *Lean 101 Participants explore the foundations of lean tools and concepts. Through hands-on activities, short projects and collaborative exercises, participants discover the basics of lean, including principles of problemsolving, significance of eliminating waste, value of standardized work, visual management, and methods for professional and personal development. Upon successful completion of all course competencies, participants earn an MCC digital badge in the Fundamentals of Lean. (three sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX270A M 06:00P-09:00P 09/17-10/01 $190

NEW! *Certified Lean Practitioner Participants gain the knowledge, skills and coaching for those seeking to gain experience with the most powerful tools used for learn transformations. Participants gain hands-on training to find and reduce time wasted in their jobs. Topics include foundational elements, developing a project charter, mapping the current and future state, closing the gap, seeking perfection and making the cultural transformation. (seven sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX272A TW 08:00A-12:00P 09/18-10/09 $1,200

NEW! *Improvement/Coaching Kata I/C Kata is a scientific problem-solving method for learning teams. Kata is a practice routing for learning something new. Teams need a method for solving problems and achieving results for organizations and the managers. Supervisors and value creators need a method to learn how to think scientifically that encourages rapid experimentation in order to improve a process. The I/C Kata method enables team autonomy for problem solving with clear direction and guidelines that support the larger goals of the organization. Through a collaborative, structured process, this training provides a way to think scientifically and enable team autonomy for improving processes. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX273A M 06:00P-08:00P 11/05-11/12 $120

AGILE TRAINING *Agile Talk Brown Bag Session: Recipe for Innovation Everyone wants to come out with the next disruptive technology, but why do some organizations struggle to reach this creative nirvana while others make it look so easy? Even with talented people and great ideas you struggle if you don’t have the correct tools and environment. Let’s peel back the onion and explore what really makes a team Agile and innovative. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX366A F 11:30A-12:30P 10/05 $10

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*Agile 101 Participants explore the principles of Agile Software Development and the Scrum methodology. Through collaborative team-based activities, short projects and exercises, participants experience the value of iterative development, early feedback, frequent communication and continuous improvement. Upon successful completion of the concepts, participants develop the knowledge and skills to apply the Agile principles to their processes and receive a digital badge in the Fundamentals of Agile. (three sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX365A T 05:30P-09:30P 10/09-10/23 $240

NEW! *Agile for Developers Agile for Developers training explores how a variety of industry best practices can be applied to any project to increase the overall agility of a team. Concepts such as pair-programming, test-driven development and continuous integration not only increase an organizations software quality but also afford them the ability to more quickly adopt to changing customer needs and market conditions. Upon successful completion of this course, participants develop the knowledge and skills to apply best practices to their projects and improve overall agility. Lunch is provided. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX367A F 09:00A-03:00P 10/26 $190

NEW! *Agile Planning Contrary to some beliefs, Agile software development involves a great deal of planning. In this session participants go beyond the basics of Agile and explore how to determine if a planning artifact is truly valuable or not, as well as ways to create information radiators to keep everyone in the project informed on the status at all times. Upon successful completion of this course, participants are able to help an organization through their adoption of Agile and strengthen their processes on an existing project. Lunch is provided. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX368A F 09:00A-03:00P 11/09 $190

*PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Course Organizations that are highly agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully than their slower-moving counterparts. By completing this training, participants are prepared to take the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification exam. The PMIACP® certification formally recognizes knowledge of agile principles and skill with agile techniques. The certification training allows participants to become versatile and stand out to employers, stakeholders and peers. The PMI-ACP® training covers many Agile approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Extreme Programming and Test-driven Development. This training is in partnership with PMI Heartland Chapter. There is no prerequisite for prospective candidates to enroll in this course; however, to be eligible to take the PMI-ACP® exam, participants must meet the required prerequisites of PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification that includes: 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. (A current PMP® or PgMP® satisfies this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP®.); and 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience. (eight sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX257A TH 06:00P-09:00P 09/20-11/08 $450

PROGRAMMING APPLICATIONS NEW! *Web Development using Ruby on Rails I In this course, participants learn web application development using the Ruby on Rails framework. This course provides web application design principles and opportunities to apply these concepts by developing a dynamic web site built using Ruby on Rails. Topics include Rails scaffolding to develop interactive web applications and applying Ruby custom features. Through guided learning activities and project-oriented assignments, participants obtain a working understanding of Rails conventions and framework components. Students also learn Object Relational Mapping principles by using Rails Active Record in their projects. Textbook cost included in the tuition. (six sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX332A T 06:00P-09:00P 11/06-12/11 $365

NEW! *Unity Certified Developer Certification Training Are you ready to move into the innovative world of 3-D simulation development? Want to earn a trusted, globally recognized credential in 3-D simulation? Look no further than becoming a Unity certified developer. This interactive 40-hour course combines collaborative projects, exercises and activities to be prepared to pass the Unity Certified Developer exam. As a Unity certified developer, you build engaging and professional 3-D simulation applications using the Unity 3-D game and virtual reality engine. Apply the basics of animating 3-D models, sound effects and audio, lighting concepts, C# scripting, optimizing, debugging and using the Unity interface. Also explore topics such as game design, game art and industry awareness through collaboration with other developers. (10 sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX175A TTH 05:00P-09:00P 09/25-10/25 $1895

WORKPLACE SKILLS *Orientation to MultiTaction Canvas MultiTaction is a cutting-edge visualization and facilitation iWall platform that enables business users and organizations to collaboratively resolve issues and bring ideas to life. With MultiTaction Canvas, it gives employees the opportunity to brainstorm, create and share ideas on the unlimited collaborative work space. Planning, researching and decisionmaking processes are accelerated as employees can work more closely with clients to develop new ideas on business projects. This interactive two-hour training will orientate new users to using the MultiTaction Canvas system and will cover topics such as setting up an account, understanding basic controls, navigation, settings, features and file storage. Upon completion, users be issued a personal Codice Card and will have the ability to use the MultiTaction system for business projects, meetings, presentations and facilitations in the future. Price: $295 individual; $495 agency (up to three people, $100 per additional person). For more information or a free demo, contact Robert Caldwell at rcaldwell11@mccneb.edu. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX259A M 02:00P-04:00P 09/17 $295

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NEW! *Effective Communication One of the most common mistakes in business today is the lack of communication between employees at all levels. Supervisors and managers are key to the communication process and must take a leadership role. Topics include methods of communication; how people listen and learn; talking and writing; emailing; speaking, listening, questioning and reviewing; saying what you mean; what works with different people and more. Upon completion, the employee, supervisor or manager is given the skills to communicate more effectively in the workplace. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX553A TH 01:00P-04:00P 10/18 $85

NEW! *Critical Thinking & Problem Solving in the Workplace This course provides participants with an opportunity to learn and use critical thinking skills for solving workplace problems. Participants learn elements of critical thinking and how to evaluate their own thinking. Topics include steps in problem solving and barriers to problem solving, Participants work individually and in teams to solve business case studies and scenarios. (three sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX171A T 06:00P-09:00P 09/18-10/02 $140

*Disability Awareness for a Culture of Inclusion Educational training to help improve awareness of disability, provide tools and language for confidence in unfamiliar personal interactions. Present information that offers a perspective to see paths of reasonable accommodation in the customer experience. Will provide tools to enable staff to be better employees, better stewards for clients, more engaged community members and advocates for people with all abilities. Gives a standard on how to help your business have a culture of accessibility. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX106E T 04:00P-08:00P 09/11 $99

*Universal Design for Business Hands-on, dynamic and engaging training to develop awareness and application-based learning to businesses regarding the responsibility to consider all abilities with regard to access. Attendees will learn the principles of Universal Design and their many applications within business. Provided tools will enable staff to be better employees, better stewards for clients, more engaged community members and advocates for people with all abilities. We provide guidance on how to help your business have a culture of accessibility. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX107E F 09:00A-12:00P 09/07-09/21 $121

Management and Supervision NEW! *Litigation Landmines Supervisors are faced with multiple issues, from running a department or area to dealing with employee situations. This course helps supervisors to deal with landmines from the people side of supervision. Topics include documentation, training, attendance, emails, job performance faults, references and how to stay out of court. Participants evaluation their background and develop good manager practices to help them avoid litigation landmines. It is recommended that this course include a follow-up session to review the participant’s assignment. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX552A TH 01:00P-04:00P 09/20 $85

NEW! *HR and the Law Business today is faced with an ever-changing employment situation. Keeping up with these changes can be difficult. When a company is changing its workforce, the importance of HR and the law is something all employers need to be aware of. Topics discussed include increasing supervisor’s understanding of employment laws, learning when you need to ask for help to handle employee concerns, identifying supervisor’s HR activities in order to improve profitability, detailing current laws and the legal implications, and understanding how the laws become effective as the company’s workforce change. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX554A TH 01:00P-04:00P 11/15 $85

FIBER OPTICS TRAINING NEW! *Certified Fiber Optics Technician Certification This three-day course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. Students identify fiber types; recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. Topics also include the history and future of fiber optics, fiber optics capabilities, and basic testing and troubleshooting. The course is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor, and the CFOT exam is sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association. The exam is given on the final day. This course is a prerequisite course required before taking any of the Advanced Specialist Fiber Optic Training courses. Tuition includes study materials, exam fees, textbook and CD, and a one-year membership to the FOA. Note: Students must pass both the written and hands-on exams to successfully pass the certification. (three sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX232A MTW 08:00A-05:00P 10/01-10/03 $700

NEW! *Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing and Maintenance This two-day course is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. Participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to use the overall spectrum of testing and maintenance of single mode fiber optics networks and gain a detailed overview and of the various pieces of equipment used in testing and maintenance. Topics include a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the power source and light meter. Upon successful completion of this course, participants are able to effectively and efficiently identify fiber network defects and provide quality assurance procedures to minimize or eliminate future network outages. Prerequisite: Participants must have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending this course. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX233A THF 08:00A-05:00P 10/04-10/05 $675

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NEW! *Outside Plant Fiber Optics Specialist This two-day, fiber optics specialist course combines lecture sessions and 85 percent hands-on activities to prepare students to take the CFOS/O, OSP hands-on and written exams that are sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association. This course introduces students to industry standards governing the installation, testing and troubleshooting of OSP fiber optics cable—primarily single mode OSP cable used in the outside plant rugged environment. Students learn how to properly identify OSP fiber cabling types, recognize various outside plant closures used in OSP fiber installation, install, prepare, terminate, splice and properly test and troubleshoot installed OSP fiber cable to existing standards. Course fee includes study materials, textbook, CD, and exams and one-year membership to the FOA. Note: Students must pass both the written and hands-on exams to successfully pass this course. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX254A SASU 08:00A-05:00P 10/06-10/07 $775

Data Center Training *EPI Certified Data Center Professional It is vital that the mission-critical data center is designed, maintained and operated with high-availability and efficiency in mind. However, the fact is most data centers do not meet the full availability, capacity, safety or efficiency requirements that are often demanded. This two-day course is designed to expose participants to the key components of the data center. CDCP training addresses how to setup and improve key aspects, such as power, cooling, security, cabling, safety, etc., to ensure a high-available data center. CDCP training addresses key operations and maintenance aspects. CDCP is the first training in the EPI Design and Build training track under the EPI Data Center Training Framework. The primary audience for this course is any IT, facilities or data center professional who works in and around a data center. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX222A MT 08:00A-04:00P 09/24-09/25 $1,795 WIDX222B MT 08:00A-04:00P 10/22-10/23 $1,795

*EPI Certified Data Center Specialist This course is the second training course in the Design and Build training track under the EPI Data Center Training Framework. Participants are trained to be a compatible sparring partner with suppliers and to verify offers provided by vendors for correctness, effectiveness and efficiency. The primary audience for this course is any IT, facilities or data center professional who works in and around a data center. Prerequisite is an EPI Certified Data Center Professional certificate. (three sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX223A WTHF 08:00A-04:00P 09/26-09/28 $2,495

DRONE FLIGHT SCHOOL *Intro to Drone Pilot Training This course provides participants with a basic introduction to the rules and regulations needed to safely fly drones in compliance of FAA guidelines. Participants receive one-on-one flight instruction while gaining hands-on experience navigating a drone through an indoor obstacle training course. The DJI Phantom Series UAS is provided for participants use. (one session) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX212A SA 09:00A-12:00P 09/15 $90

*Drone Flight Training Flying a drone can be complex, confusing and intimidating. This course is designed for beginner and intermediate drone pilots who want more hands on experience flying drones in a controlled environment, guided by a FAA Certified Remote Pilot. Participants navigate drones through an indoor obstacle course for hands-on, one-on-one flight instruction. Upon completion, students are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently perform basic and intermediate drone maneuvers. Bring your own drone or MCC can supply you with a DJI Phantom Pro 4, DJI Mavic Pro for the class. Prerequisite is completion of Intro to Drone Pilot Training. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX213A TH 05:30P-08:30P 10/04-10/11 $140

*FAA Drone Pilot Certification Training Federal Aviation Administration released new regulations requiring anyone flying or operating a small unmanned aircraft system (drone) under 55 pounds. for commercial purposes is required to be FAA Certified Remote Pilot. This 14-hour course is a continuation of the Intro to Drone Pilot Training course, which participants receive more in-depth training on all aspects of the FAA Part 107 knowledge concept rules and regulations needed to safely fly drones. Students are given at least three practice exams that mirror the various parts on FAA Part Aeronautical Knowledge Exam. Students also finish the program on day three with navigating drones through an indoor obstacle training course for hands-on flight instruction. We provide access to DJI Phantom Series sUAS for the class. The certification exam can be taken purchased through several local testing centers for an additional cost. Course Prerequisites: Completion of Intro to Drone Pilot Training, plus FAA requirements for exam are 16 and older, a U.S. citizen and be able to read and speak English. (two sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX227A SA 09:00A-03:00P 09/22-09/29 $245

Note: • Payment is due at the time of registration. • An automatic refund is made if MCC cancels a class. To withdraw your registration before a class starts, call 531-MCC-5231. Refunds will be issued to students who drop a class at least one business day prior to the class start date. No refunds will be issued for classes dropped on or after the class start date.

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I.T. and CYBERSECURITY ACADEMY CompTIA

*CompTIA Security+ Certification

As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management— making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career. IT security is paramount to organizations as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. Get this certification and employers are sure you’re ready for the hackers. (five sessions) Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX162A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 10/29-11/02 $2,695

*CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification

Recommended for IT professionals with at least five years of experience, CASP certifies critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines and requires candidates to implement clear solutions in complex environments. The current landscape of cybersecurity requires specialized skills to troubleshoot via customized hacks and build solid solutions. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX164A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 11/19-11/21 $3,195

ISC2

*Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification

This certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience and credibility to build and maintain security programs to protecting organizations from growing sophisticated attacks. The CISSP draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards and practices. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX283A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/10-09/14 $3,495

ISACA

*Certified Information Systems Auditor Certification

Participants perform evaluations of organizational policies, procedures, and processes to ensure that an organization’s information systems align with overall business goals and objectives. Participants evaluate the security and controls of business structure and governance methods; the policies, procedures and guidelines used; and the overall security of the business environment. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX265A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/10-09/14 $3,495 WIDX265B MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 11/05-11/09 $3,495

*Certified Information Security Manager Certification

CISM certification program was developed for experienced Information security management professionals with work experience in developing and managing information security programs and who understand the programs relationship with the overall business goals. The CISM exam is offered three times a year (June, September and December), consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions that cover the four CISM domains. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX266A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 10/08-10/12 $2,995

CompTIA

*CompTIA A+ Certification Boot Camp

CompTIA A+ is a powerful credential that helps IT professionals worldwide ignite their IT career. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. If you’re new to the IT industry, this will help you put your best foot forward. And if you’re already an IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification validates your skills and can boost your career. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX160A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 10/29-11/02 $2,995 WIDX160B MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/17-09/21 $2,995

CISCO

*Cisco Certified Network Associate Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1

This course enables students to understand QoS, virtualization and cloud services and network programmability related to WAN, access and core segments. It provides the foundational understanding of network layers 1-3 that are applicable to core routing and switching plus other advanced technologies. Several topics have been added including; understanding the interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points, along with additional focus on IPv6 and basic network security. The configuration commands are introduced through examples and supported with lab exercises. A full suite of labs has been developed using the virtual IOS environment with flexible topologies that reinforce concepts with hands-on, guided discovery and challenge labs. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX316A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 10/15-10/19 $2,975

*Cisco Certified Network Associate Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2

This course provides the knowledge and skills to install, configure, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise network. It ensures that students understand and are ready to deploy the latest shifts in technologies and solutions for Quality of Service elements and their applicability, how virtualized and cloud services interact and impact enterprise networks, an overview of network programmability, and the related controller types and tools that are available to support software defined network architectures related to LAN switching technologies, IPv4 and IPv6 routing technologies, WAN technologies, infrastructure services and infrastructure maintenance. A full suite of labs has been developed using the virtual IOS environment with flexible topologies that reinforce concepts with hands-on, guided discovery and challenge labs. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX317A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 10/22-10/26 $2,975 WIDX317B MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/17-09/21 $2,975

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MICROSOFT

NEW! *Install, Configure, Troubleshoot Windows 10

*Windows Server Administrator 2016 Boot Camp Certification

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, and troubleshoot Win 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. This course is offered fast paced for proficient professionals. Students develop the skills to install and customize Win 10 operating systems and applications; configure local and remote network connectivity and storage; configure data security, device security and network security; and maintain, update and recover Win 10. Implementing a troubleshooting methodology is also covered. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX239B MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/24-09/28 $2,995

*ITIL Foundations Certification

Workforce Innovation Division trainers wanted! Qualified instructors needed for corporate and professional training.

The MCSA Windows Server 2016 certification boot camp is a comprehensive offering into the Windows Server that teaches you the “end-to-end” skills needed to administer a Windows Server 2016 environment. Participants learn topics such as installation (upgrading, new install, new versions), services like Hyper-V, NLB, Clustering-along with backup/disaster recovery. Additionally-in-depth networking topics: TCP-IP, DHCP, DNS, IPAM, VPNs and Direct/Remote Access options. This camp also covers Active Directory services like AD DS, AD FS, AD RMS, CAs and GPOs. (five sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX236A MTWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 10/15-10/19 $3,695

This program introduces the lifecycle of managing IT services to deliver to business expectations. Using an engaging case study, participants learn the core disciplines of ITIL best practices. Topics include key concepts of ITIL, principles for improving IT operations, vital processes and functions, practical guidance for applying ITIL to everyday situation, how to align with business, control costs and improve IT service quality. Upon completing this course, you’ll be well positioned to successfully complete the associated ITIL exam required for entry into the future ITIL intermediate-level training courses. (Section A four sessions; Section B three sessions) Live Virtual, Fort Omaha Campus, Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Building 24, 5730 N. 30th St. WIDX238A TWTHF 08:00A-05:00P 09/04-09/07 $2,495 WIDX238B MTW 08:00A-05:00P 11/26-11/28 $2,495

Seeking trainers for Industry Certifications, Information Technology, Programming, Lean Training, Manufacturing/ Production, Graphic Design, Critical Thinking/Troubleshooting, Customer Service, Cyber Security, Problem Solving, Prototype Design, Robots/Drones, Spanish, Supervisory and Leadership, Team Building and Virtual Reality. The instructor application can be found on mccnebjobs.com. Recruitment Number: 512017 Position Title: Contract Corporate Trainers-PT Temporary

ONLINE COURSES

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These bundles allow you to take multiple online courses at a discounted price while gaining an in-depth understanding of the subject area. These instructor-led online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. We focus on creating warm, supportive communities for our learners and offer new course sessions monthly. Visit our website to view start dates for the courses that interest you. Course Features: • 24-Hour Access • Online Discussion Areas • 6 Week Format • Expert Instructor • Monthly start sessions

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Vet Assistant Series

Learn to use basic, intermediate, and advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2016.

Practicing veterinarian prepares you to work in a veterinary office or hospital.

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Learn everything you need to know to start writing grant proposals and consult or volunteer for non-profit, public foundations.

Java Programming Series Learn Java programming, one of the most widely used computer languages, in this discounted series of courses.

Accounting Fundamentals Series If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you.

SQL is one of the most requested skills from today’s data-driven employers. Learn the coding language in these easy to follow online courses.

Writing and Editing Value Series Brush up on your grammar, writing, and editing skills with this discounted bundle of online courses!

Supervision and Management Series Whether you’re new to managing employees or are a seasoned pro, these courses will help you brush up on your leadership and interpersonal communication skills, to help you lead your team to success.

Visit our website for more courses and view start dates for the courses that interest you!

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FALL CLASSES

Metropolitan Commuinty College Continuing Education

ONLINE CLASSES

These high-quality courses are taught by industry experts and designed to quickly deliver specific skills and knowledge that help to advance personal or professional

development. Our online classroom is informative, convenient, and highly interactive. Accounting Fundamentals

Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Become proficient in using Microsoft Excel 2016 (now available through Office 365) and discover how to create worksheets, workbooks, charts, and graphs quickly and efficiently.

Speed Spanish

Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Grammar Refresher

Whatever your goals, a grasp of English grammar is important if you want to improve your speaking and writing skills.

Accounting Fundamentals Series

If you’re interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you.

Introduction to SQL

Gain a solid working knowledge of the most powerful and widely used database programming language.

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology in a memorable and enjoyable fashion.

SQL Series

SQL is one of the most requested skills from today’s data-driven employers. Learn the coding language in these easy to follow online courses.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

Become proficient in using Microsoft Excel 2013 and discover countless shortcuts, tricks, and features for creating and formatting worksheets quickly and efficiently.

Microsoft Excel 2016 Series

Learn to use basic, intermediate, and advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2016.

Effective Business Writing

Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.

A to Z Grant Writing

Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grant writing campaigns, and prepare proposals.

24/7 Access • All classes start new every month • Certificate of completion 6-week format • Average 24 work hours • Discussion boards • Mobile accessible Enroll, learn more, or view all our online courses at:

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We’re always looking for enthusiastic instructors to teach. Share your hobby or skill with others. Find applications at mccneb.edu/ce.

CURRENTLY SEEKING INSTRUCTORS FOR (BUT NOT LIMITED TO): Adobe Creative Suites Android App Development Art and Design AutoCad Back End Web Development Broom Making Chair Caning Cider Making Clock Making Coding Concrete Repair Cross Stitch Data Sciences

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Leather Work Lost Arts Martial Arts Mobile Apps Natural Dyeing Roof Shingle Repair Shoe Repair Small Appliance Repair Tech & Innovation QuickBooks QuickBooks Online Wealth Management Window/Screen Repair

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INFORMATION Photography release In consideration of acceptance of enrollment in 2018-19 Continuing Education courses, I authorize Metropolitan Community College to use my image, likeness, name and comments in, but not limited to, photographs, videos and audio recordings created or used for the purposes of publicity/ marketing and advertising for the College.

What is Continuing Education? • Metropolitan Community College’s commitment to making adult learning opportunities available when and where you want. • MCC is listening to you, the adult learner, and bringing you the workshops and classes you have requested. • MCC provides online classes that allow you to learn at your convenience in your home or office. • MCC improves your quality of life by providing recreational classes in topics such as dance, photography, sewing, art, exercise and wellness. • MCC recognizes that learning should be a pleasant, lifelong experience. As requested by those ages 50-plus, we offer many classes especially for those over the age of 50. • MCC responds to the needs of our community. If, after paging through our Continuing Education mailer, you have an idea for a class or workshop, we want to hear from you. Email us at continuingeducation@mccneb.edu.

Learners under age 16 MCC Continuing Education is pleased to welcome learners of all ages. However, learners between the ages of 12-15 wishing to enroll in non-youth courses should seek permission from the program director. Call 531-MCC-2620. Payment Payment is due at the time of registration.

Reduced tuition People 62 years of age or older are eligible for half-price tuition on most Continuing Education courses. Ineligible courses are marked with an asterisk (*). Courses marked with an asterisk are not eligible for MCC’s employee/dependent tuition waiver, incentives or other promotional offers.

Three ways to register Online mccneb.edu/ce Click on registration option Phone 531-MCC-5231 or 800-228-9553 Tell our operators 1. The class numbers from this catalog 2. Your credit/debit card information Mail Metropolitan Community College Attn: Continuing Education P.O. Box 3777 Omaha, NE 68103-0777

1. Fill out the enclosed enrollment form and include check payment.

Refunds An automatic refund is made if MCC cancels a class. To withdraw your registration before a class starts, please call 531-MCC-5231. Refunds will be issued to students who drop a class at least one business day (seven days for tours) prior to the class start date. No refunds will be issued for classes dropped on or after the class start date. MCC assumes no liability for accidents that occur while participating in Continuing Education classes and provides no funds to cover medical costs. Participants are reminded that participation is entirely voluntary and are strongly urged to have their own health insurance. It is understood that participation is voluntary and MCC is not responsible for injuries or accidents and all liability against them is waived.

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Continuing Education mailer

Fall 2018 issue

Metropolitan Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, age, pregnancy, disability, current or prior military service, protected veteran status or membership in any other class that is protected under local, state or federal law or regulation in admission or access to its programs and activities or in its treatment or hiring of employees. The College complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1990, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of l975 and related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, and all amendments to the above. Contacts: Concerning Title VI (race), Title IX (gender equity), Section 504 (disability), Americans with Disabilities Act/Program and Services Accessibility and age, contact: Julie Langholdt – Dean of Student Advocacy and Accountability: 531-622-2202, jlangholdt@mccneb.edu (students); Missy Beber – Associate Vice President of Human Resources: 531-622-2236, mlbeber@mccneb.edu (employees); Bernie Sedlacek – Director of Facilities Management, Planning, and Construction: 531-622-2529, bsedlacek@mccneb.edu (accessibility); or United States Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights – Office for Civil Rights (OCR):1-800-421-3481, ocr@ed.gov. Concerning hiring and employment-related complaints of discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, age, pregnancy, disability, current or prior military service, protected veteran status or membership in any other class that is protected under local, state or federal law or regulation, or affirmative action or diversity issues, contact: Associate Vice President for Equity and Inclusion: 531-622-2649, cgooch@mccneb. edu. The address for all of the above individuals is as follows: Metropolitan Community College, 30th and Fort Streets, P.O. Box 3777, Omaha, NE 68103-0777.

Continuing Education Fall Mailer 2018  

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Continuing Education Fall Mailer 2018  

Visit www.mccneb.edu/ce for more information.

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