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Winter 2017 COMMUNIT Y CLASSES

Learn for Life

INSPIRE

yourself Continuing Education Workforce Development | Adult Education & Literacy

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REGISTER EARLY SO YOUR CLASS DOESN’T CANCEL! Cancellation Policy: Because St. Charles Community College Continuing Education (noncredit) classes are self-supporting, the decision to run a class is based on the number of people enrolled. The college reserves the right to cancel if sufficient enrollment is not achieved.

Registrations need to be received at least one week prior to the start of class to be considered in the determination of whether to cancel the class. An attempt will be made to notify registrants by phone or mail if a class is cancelled. Full refunds will be issued for classes cancelled by the college.

Online registration is easy! stchas.edu/LearnForLife

When you see this Quick Response (QR) symbol throughout the course schedule, use your smartphone with a QR code reader app to link to videos and more information about SCC Continuing Education. Free application recommendation: QR Code Reader by Scan

This schedule of classes brought to you by the

SCC DIVISION OF CORPORATE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Dr. Barbara Kavalier, SCC President Amanda Sizemore, Division Dean Tina Sieker Associate Dean Continuing Education

Amanda Rose Associate Dean Extended Learning

Fay Aubuchon Associate Dean Workforce Programs and Services

Kayse Larkin Layout and Design Class Schedule

Maureen Miles Coordinator Class Schedule

Tammie De Los Santos Associate Dean College and Career Readiness

College Mission SCC serves our community by focusing on academic excellence, student success, workforce advancement, and life-long learning within a global society. We celebrate diversity and we enrich the economic and cultural vitality of the region by providing an accessible, comprehensive, and Supportive environment for teaching and learning.

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Table of Contents LEARN FOR ... GROWTH Academic Enhancement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Spring Break Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6 Youth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

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LEARN FOR ... EXPLORATION

Dinner Theater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

LEARN FOR ... CREATIVITY Art. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 Crafts and Hobbies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Writing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

LEARN FOR ... WELL-BEING Dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Fitness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-18 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Health and Wellness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

LEARN FOR ... PERSONAL ENRICHMENT

Culinary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-22 History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-24 Hobby Certification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Home and Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Money. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-26 Paranormal/Psychic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

LEARN FOR ... BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Computers/Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27-31 Career Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33 Professional Development/Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Small Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35-36

LEARN FOR ... DISCOVERY

Online Programs: Ed2Go, U Got Class, ProTrain, Center for Legal Studies, American Management Association, Carson Dunlop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

ADULT EDUCATION, LITERACY, ESL, HSE TESTING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

HOW TO ENROLL, REGISTRATION, LOCATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-43

ONLINE

ELIGIBLE FOR PAYMENT PLAN

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

STEM/STEAM CAMP: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ART AND MATH

AGA

CLASS HELD AT ART GLASS ARRAY

CLASS HELD AT ST. CHARLES COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL

CA

CLASS HELD AT CUPCAKE AMORE

RC

CLASS HELD AT RENDEZVOUS CAFÉ

ADDRESSES CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 43.

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Growth

Academic Enhancement ACT Cambridge Review All subjects on the ACT exam are covered. A complete preparation for the ACT exam using materials developed by Cambridge Education Services. Test prep pretest will be given the first night and then analyzed to show strengths and weaknesses. Bring a calculator and #2 pencil to class. Purchase textbook at the St. Charles Community College Bookstore. 1/17-2/7 T/TH 2/15-3/29 W 4/25-6/6 T

6-9p $149 6-9p $149 6-9p $149

LEGO® Robotic Engineering (Ages 8-11) Imagine it, build it, and make it go! Powered by the LEGO® Mindstorms Education EV3 Base Set and Software, your team will explore the exciting world of robotics! Combining the versatility of the LEGO® building system, a powerful microcomputer brick and intuitive drag-and-drop programming software, this adventure will have you and your team creating cool robots on your first day encouraging teamwork, creativity and critical thinking skills. On the last day, families are invited to see a showing of robots in action. 3/13-3/16 3/20-3/24

M-TH M-F

9a-4p 9a-4p

$179 $225

Glass Around the World (Ages 7-11) AGA

Spring Break Camps Digital Photography Camp (Ages 9-13) Have fun using your digital camera to create eye-popping photos and begin building your own personal portfolio. Open up a whole new world that screams never bored! Start by learning photography basics then add some tricks and tips. We’ll finish your photographs like a professional using Photoshop Elements. Create illustrations and sketches from the photos we take during our photo walks/scavenger hunts. Our photo finish will include slideshows of the camper’s finished photo creations. 3/13-3/16

M-TH

9a-noon

$129

Kids will love this unique camp! We will learn about glass techniques famous in Italy, Spain, America and Ireland and make our own versions. We will make fused glass and stained glass mosaics, as well as faux glass using art materials. You will bring home 2-3 completed projects ranging from fused glass pendants/magnets to small dish and 6x6 stained glass mosaic. Class held at Art Glass Array. 3/13-3/16

M-TH

9a-noon

$129

Cupcake Wars II CA Do you love to make cupcakes and watch Cupcake Wars on the Food Network? Let your imagination and creativity run wild as you discover how to decorate cupcakes and learn the latest techniques used at Cupcake Amore – a professional bakery where you will be working. Learn to make royal icing to create roses, daisies and lilies, and how to make them all sparkle. There will be a theme each day, and on the final day you will compete in cupcake wars. You will take home lots of cupcakes each day and your decorated final cake project. The Wilton baking starter kit is yours to keep as well! Class held at Cupcake Amore in O’Fallon. $25 supply fee payable with tuition. Ages 7-10 3/13-3/16 M-Th 9a-noon $100 3/20-3/23 M-Th 9a-noon $100 Ages 11-14

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3/13-3/16 M-TH 1-4p $100 3/20-3/23 M-Th 1-4p $100


College for All Kids & TEENS TOO!

AGES 5-14

Summer Camps

2017

Get ready for a summer filled with rocket launches, robot wars and cool experiments! College for All Kids offers an incredible variety of activities and camps with countless opportunities to learn and have fun. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) camps are our specialty, but it doesn’t stop there! We have performing arts, fine arts, career exploration and much more! Safe, educational fun with before-and after-care and lunch supervision options.

Use your smart phone to scan and watch our camp video!

JUNE 5AUG. 11

Register starting March 1 at stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233

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Cougar Cheer Camp (Ages 5-7)

ActivStars Cheer (Ages 4-16)

Go Cougars! Come cheer for SCC!  During this funfilled camp students will learn cheers, chants and jumps, as well as some stunting. All of these skills will be put together for a perfomance on the last day.  This is a perfect opportunity for girls and boys to advance their skills in cheerleading or start learning from the beginning.  T-shirt included in camp fee.

Program promotes coordination, confidence, poise, physical fitness, artistic expression and competitive spirit. Students learn fundamentals of cheerleading, cheer routines, stunting, how to perform in front of audiences and preparation for tryouts for junior high or high school squads. $7 per 45-minute session for beginner’s session, payable at each class; $8 per 60-minute session for advanced, payable at each class. First class meets 6-9 p.m. in College Center, Room 204, for orientation and placement. Presented by ActivStars.

3/13-3/16 3/20-3/24

M-TH M-F

9a-noon 9a-noon

$95 $115

1/26-5/11 Th

Youth Create! After-School Art Class (Ages 5-8) Your child will sculpt, build with clay, design a mobile and much more! Children will also draw, paint and print as we explore a variety of art materials. Famous works of art will be looked at and talked about, too. Class is held at St. Charles Arts Council in Winghaven. 1/19-3/9 Th 3/16-5/4 Th

5:30-7p $85 5:30-7p $85

6-9p

LEGO® Robotics – Beginning (Ages 8-14) Take your engineering skills to a new level using LEGO® Mindstorms Robotics using NXT and EV3 kits. Discover the challenges that make robotics technology accessible using problem-solving techniques. Create your robot using basic computer programming, principles of simple and complex machines, gearing and your own creativity. Teams will attempt to exploit the design weaknesses or incidental mechanical advantage of their opponents’ robots. A perfect blend of math, science and fun! 1/28-3/4 S

9a-noon $109

ActivStars Self-Defense/Karate (Ages 4-16) Classes are designed for each age group with an emphasis placed on teaching personal safety and stranger awareness. Students learn discipline, respect and personal responsibility. Karate techniques are taught to be able to increase in belt rank. $7 per 45-minute session for beginners, payable at each class; $8 per 60-minute session for advanced, payable at each class. First class meets 6-9 p.m. in College Center, Room 204, for orientation and to determine placement. Presented by ActivStars. 1/23-5/8 M

6-9p

Introductory Theater Workshop I (Ages 8-14) Step into the world of acting. Use theater games to learn stage terms, positions and how to bring a character to life. Learn audition techniques, what basic makeup is and how to apply it, and how to use different acting styles in a fun and cooperative atmosphere. 1/17-2/7 T

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Looking for CAMP ASSISTANTS for spring and summer camps. Must be 16 years old. Apply at stchas.edu/jobs.

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6-7:30p

$49

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Dazzle You!

1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building Auditorium

$15 PER PERSON (KIDS UNDER 2 FREE IF SEATED ON AN ADULT’S LAP) Join Disney® Princes and Princesses as Young People’s Theatre brings your favorite characters to life in a rousing musical review of the fabulous Disney® music that we have all come to love. Cinderella will host a dessert show that will include many of her best friends. Allow yourself to be transported to the world of Disney® as you enjoy sweet treats and lemonade or tea. Jasmine, princes and many of their companions, both new and old, hero and villain, will entertain and charm you. Celebrate spring Disney® style!

Tickets available online at stchastickets.com or by calling 636-922-8233. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233

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AFL (Arts For Life)

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7 P.M. MARCH 17-18 & MARCH 24-25 2 P.M. MARCH 18-19 & MARCH 25-26 TICKETS: $10 Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written and directed by John Musker and Ron Clementsl Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions

Book by DOUG WRIGHT Music by ALAN MENKEN Music by ALAN MENKEN

Lyrics by HOWARD ASHMAN AND GLEN SLATER Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY SMALLER, HIGH-QUALITY PRODUCTIONS HELD IN THE SSB AUDITORIUM.

AESOP’S MUSICAL FOIBLES Performances: 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 18, 2017 2 p.m. Feb. 19, 2017 Auditions (ages 6 and up): Jan. 14, 2017

Check out all of the youth theater classes listed on page 6. Classes are open to all students, not just YPT students.

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Exploration

Dinner Theater Dinner theaters are for adult participants. Tuition includes dinner and ticket. All ending times are approximate.

A Doll’s House 3/2

Th 6-10p $25

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 4/20

Th 6-10p $25

Events NEW! Crappie University 2017 An accelerated course in crappie fishing strategy, learn the cutting-edge techniques that will help you land more crappie in 2017. Techniques like dock-shooting, long-lining and spider-rigging are just a few of the many tips that will be presented.  Instructional staff consists of four of America's top crappie guides with a combined experience in crappie fishing, guiding and crappie tournaments that exceeds 80 years. Each has a specific technique that he relies on when fishing gets tough, and will be sharing it with participants.   Learn from the best and catch more slab crappie! 2/1-2/22 W and 2/20 M

7:30-9:30p $89 7:30-9:30p $89

You’re an artist – a painter, illustrator, photographer or musician. Maybe you’re a writer, actor or into jewelry making. You’re good at your craft, but the mere thought of marketing your work makes you break out into a cold sweat. With the proper training and preparation, you can learn not only to be a master marketer but also reap the commercial and cash-flow benefits of being a professional artist. Ron Hauser, internationally acclaimed artist and oil painting instructor, will share his expertise and tips on how to market and sell your art in this one-day seminar. With more than 50 years experience in marketing and self-promotion, Ron will take you to the next level in your journey as an artist.

How to Market Your Art Take advantage of the early-bird discount. Registrations through March 31: $125; April 1-22, price goes up to $150. (Fee includes lunch.) Registration ends: April 22, 2016 4/29 S 8a-5p $125 To register visit stchas.edu/learnforlife, or call 636-922-8233. Learn more about Ron Hauser at ronhauserartist.com. | 636-922-8233 STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE

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Creativity

Basic Watercolor Techniques

Art Calligraphy Explore the world of stylish and elegant handwriting. Beginners will learn italic script, which is the easiest to learn and often considered to be one of the most beautiful styles. Use calligraphy to personalize your scrapbooking or to add an artful touch to any lettering project. Supply list available online. 1/23-3/13 M

6:30-8:30p

$75

Join Linda Wilmes, an award winning watercolor artist as you learn how to paint beautiful compositions using watercolor techniques. Explore the possibilities of transparent watercolor, using a variety of techniques including wet into wet, dry brush, glazing and working with wet paper. Color schemes and basics of good design and composition will be taught. Supply list available online. 2/21-3/28

T

6:30-9p

$99

Art & Wine – Winter Landscape Open Artists Studio Are you a current or former Continuing Education art student? Our studio is open for you! Use this time to complete your current art project at your own pace in this self-guided class. Collaborate with other artists while enhancing your artistic ability. Prerequisite: Must be a current or former Continuing Education art student. 2/6-3/13 M 4/17-5/22 M

6-9p 6-9p

$42 $42

Introduction to Oil Painting Art lovers and beginners welcome! Ron Hauser will guide you in traditional and contemporary methods. Bring a favorite photo or magazine picture from which to work. Supply list available online. 3/16-4/20 Th 6-9p 5/4-6/8 Th 6-9p

$149 $149

Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, friends and fine art where you can drink wine and be instructed by an artist step-by-step recreating a beautiful painting! Let the painting be your guide, choose your own colors and designs to make it your own unique painting. It’s easy and anyone can do it. We provide the canvas and materials to create your masterpiece, you bring your favorite wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. Class held at St. Charles Arts Council. 2/3

F

7-9:30p

$49

Art & Wine – Moonrise 3/3

F

7-9:30p

$49

Art & Wine – Floral Impressionist 4/7

F

7-9:30p

$49

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Floral Impressionist

Moonrise


NEW! Pet Portrait in Pastel Spend the day creating art! Working from a photo, you will trace and shade using this easy pastel medium. Bring your lunch and take home a lifelike matted portrait. $15 supply fee payable with tuition. 1/28

S

10a-4p

$80

NEW! Portrait People Spend the day creating art! Learn the basics of drawing faces using shape, proportion, light/shade and edges. Create a matted charcoal portrait similar to the work of After John Singer Sargent. Bring your lunch and take home a finished matted piece of art. $15 supply fee payable with tuition. 2/25-2/25 S

10a-4p

$80

NEW! Figure Drawing Spend the day creating art! Learn the basics of drawing people by simplifying shapes and proportion, gesture and light/shade. Create a matted charcoal ballerina After Degas. Bring your lunch and take home a work of art. $15 supply fee payable with tuition. 3/25-3/25 S

10a-4p

The following classes are held at Art Glass Array located in St. Charles. All tools and supplies are provided to support students in a creative and fun atmosphere.

$80

NEW! DIY – Tea Tower AGA Break out that china that has been sitting in your cabinet and repurpose it into this unique, clever tea tower tray. Bring a cordless electric drill and learn how to drill holes through china and assemble the tower. NEW! Drawing – The Foundation of Art

2/7

The fail-proof sighting method will be used to correctly locate proportions to each part or to another object, along with finding accurate angles. Basic shapes will be explored for associating them with common items: architecture, human head, etc. Perspective will be explored in-depth, along with value, texture and the elements of a good design. Supply list available online.

Make a trio of these little 3-inch gems. Learn basic glass cutting as well as stenciling with powdered glass. The dishes will be fired in a kiln and ready a few days after class. $10 supply fee payable with tuition.

2/2-3/9 Th 6-8:30p 5/2-6/6 T 6-8:30p

$99 $99

T

6:30-8p

$59

NEW! Perfect Little Dishes AGA

4/4

T

6:30-8:30p

$35

Be a Zentangle Master! Learn advanced Zentangle skills. Emphasis will be more complex designs and adding color to your artwork. Supply list available online. 4/4-4/25 T

7-9p

$65

Tea Tower

Perfect Little Dishes

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Crafts and Hobbies Intermediate Wood Carving Hone your woodcarving skills. Work with basic palm gouges with special attention given to carving facial features. Carve a wood spirit utilizing all the skills learned. $12 supply fee payable with tuition. Supply list available online. 1/10-1/31 T

6:30-8:30p

$59

NEW! Succulent Planting

I’m Hooked ... Now What? Go beyond the basics of crocheting by learning how to double, triple and shell stitch. Grasp the concepts of reading a simple pattern to create those cute little hats, the popular granny square pattern or toys. The list of what you can create is limitless. Supply list. available onlne. 1/10-2/7 T

7-9p

$75

Crochet a Baby Afghan

2/10 F

Students will work from a variety of patterns to create a beautiful afghan suitable for a precious little one. Mastery of basic crochet stitches (sc, hdc, dc) is required. Stitches will be reviewed. 2/21-3/14 T

6:30-9:30p

$55

Furniture Painting Take your furniture from drab to fab in one day! Learn step-by-step methods to transform your piece using two product lines, including Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint and General Finishes Milk Paint. Discuss the science of wood and the chemical reaction of each product on furniture to avoid some disasters. Review prepared sample finishes to decide which style will best suit your desired outcome. Learn how to properly prep furniture to paint, patch holes if necessary, apply colors of your choice, distress and apply the furniture waxes or topcoats to finish your piece. $20 supply fee payable with tuition. Bring a small piece of furniture that you can comfortably carry. 1/26 Th 6-9p 3/9 Th 6-9p

Do you love to be creative and enjoy gardening? In the LoKey Designs succulent planting class, you will learn how to plant and keep alive a beautiful planted succulent, hen and chick, or cactus. The arrangements are low maintenance, easy to care for and perfect to put around the house, the office or as a gift. Choose from two container options (hanging glass terrarium or wood planter box). Class includes all planting materials. $5 supply fee payable with tuition.

$39 $39

6-8p

$39

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BOOMER BEAT Did you know that taking a class in just about any subject can improve your cognitive abilities, rejuvenate your memory and be fun all at the same time? Browse through our schedule for topics that might interest you. Here is just a sample:

Music Learn the Harmonica

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Fitness Gentle and Senior Yoga

Page 18

health & wellness Art of Mindfulness

Page 19

History WWII Series American West Series

Page 22 Page 24

Computers Beginner’s Guide to Computers Page 27

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Jewelry Design Series Learn how to use semi-precious stones and silver to create unique earrings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants. Instructor Anne Womack has 20 years experience in jewelry design and repair and is the owner of The Jewelry Fixx Repair and Design Shop in Cottleville.   Learn the basics and progress to more advanced techniques to create trendy jewelry designs. Enroll in all five classes and save. Individual dates and times below

$250

NEW! Jewelry Design Series: Wire Work in Jewelry Making

NEW! Jewelry Design Series: Wrapped Stones in Wire Wrap a semi-precious stone with wire to create a beautiful pendant. Embellish with crystals, charms and pearls. Students will complete a pendant wrapped in silver-plated wire and have materials to make a second pendant, as time permits or at home. $15 supply fee payable with tuition. 3/7 T

6-9p

$49

NEW! Jewelry Design Series: Steam Punk Starter

Start with the basic tools and materials used in wire jewelry. Learn and practice making and using jump rings, loops, wraps, drops, coils and cages. Create the elements to assemble into a bracelet or necklace with beads and silver-plated wire. $10 supply fee payable with tuition.

Discover the exciting world of steam punk jewelry. Learn about connections, jewelry salvage, design and assembly of this fun and creative technique. Students are encouraged to bring broken or cherished jewelry parts to be used in their new designs. Completed elements can be used in pendants, bracelets or brooches. $10 supply fee payable with tuition.

1/24 T

4/11 T

6-9p

$39

6-9p

$39

NEW! Jewelry Design Series: Hammered Hearts and Wire Connections

NEW! Jewelry Design Series: Personalized Gifts for Mom in Wire

More wire skills using advanced techniques to make shapes, spirals, findings, as well as how to use jigs, blocks, anvils, texturing hammers and mandrels. Students will create silver-plated earrings and a pendant of hearts suitable for Valentines, or other shapes, as desired. $10 supply fee payable with tuition.

A variety of projects with memory wire, silver-plated wire, pearls and crystals to celebrate moms and grandmothers can be made in this class. Choice of two per student. Birthstone crystal or pearl bird’s nest pendant, crystal or pearl memory bracelet, wired birthstone heart tassel, or wired birthstone tree pendant. $10 supply fee payable with tuition.

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6-9p

$39

5/9 T

6-9p

$39

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An Introduction to Voiceovers

Music SCC Singers In this performance class, participants prepare choral music of various styles and genres culminating in a public performance at the end of the semester. Though expert sight reading is not required, some prior musical experience is necessary for success. All ages (16+) and voice parts (SATB) needed. Come sing with us! Course expectations include weekly and limited weekend rehearsal attendance and the ability to memorize music, match pitch and vocally blend with an ensemble. 1/17-5/9 T

7-8:50p

$98

Jazz Band A performance course where students study through rehearsals, culminating in a public performance. Enrollment in Concert Band is helpful. Must provide your own instrument. 1/18-5/10 W

7-9:50p

$98

Have you ever wanted to be the voice everyone hears on commercials and documentaries? This fun and interactive class covers details of the industry and the importance of marketing and a demo tape. Receive a professional voice evaluation. Taught by a professional voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices for All. Minimum age requirement is 18 years old. 3/14 T

6-8p

$39

NEW! Introduction to Voiceovers – One-on-One Video Session This fun and empowering introductory workshop covers the different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed to find success. You’ll be coached as you read a script and be recorded so you can receive a professional voice evaluation later. You’ll have the knowledge necessary to help you decide if this is something you’d like to pursue. Check out the video at www.voicesforall.com/ooo to get a better sense of how the class works. By Appointment $39

Concert Band For woodwind, brass or percussion instruments, students study music techniques through rehearsals, culminating in a public performance. Must provide your own instrument. 1/23-5/15 M

7-9:50p

$98

Learn the Harmonica Have fun learning this unique and versatile instrument. Learn many great folk songs while impressing your family and friends. The 10-hole C diatonic harmonica is used. Harmonica and book provided with class. 2/1-2/15 W 3/8-3/22 W

Orchestra Ensemble

7-8p 7-8p

$39 $39

For string, wind or brass instruments. Group playing and rehearsal, technical and performance skills, culminating in a concert at the end of the session. 1/19-5/11 Th

6:30-9:20p

$98

Suzuki Music Education Suzuki is based on the concept that children can be taught to play an instrument in much the same way they learn to speak. Sixteen lessons plus one weekly group lesson. Violin, viola, cello and piano are available. Payment plan available! Lesson times are arranged between instructor and student. 1/2-5/1 By Appointment $440 (30 minutes) $550 (45 minutes) $660 (60 minutes)

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Street Photography

Photography Portrait Photography Bring out the best in your subjects with strategies to get those great candid informal shots. Explore how to create ideal lighting indoors and out and discover how to set your cameras and learn shallow depths of field and color balance to flatter your subjects. Composition and group photography will also be explored. Prerequisite: Must know camera functions. Bring camera and fully charged battery to class. 5/17-6/21 W

6:30-8:30p

$109

Art of Photography Take the pictures you always wanted to take! This basic photography class teaches composition and simple camera settings. Learn through hands-on practice in the field, and review images in the classroom. DSLR or point-and-shoot camera with manual controls required. 3/6-3/20 M

6-8p

$89

Street photography is a unique genre of photography. It doesn’t depend on hours of planning, expensive gear or fashionable and trendy locations. It simply requires a camera and an eye for moments of perfect timing and situations. This class, which includes two field trips, will sharpen your awareness of life that is going on around you every day. Class will decide field trip times and dates. 4/5-5/10 W

4/3-4/17 M

6-8p

$89

Art of Close-Up Photography Discover a new world with close-up photography. Learn how to produce amazing art images using everyday materials. Everyone will be guessing how you did it! There is no special equipment needed, this is a hands-on workshop, so bring your camera and creativity. Students will produce an art portfolio during class sessions. Prerequisite: Must know camera functions. 2/1-2/22 W

6-8p

$79

$109

NEW! Photography Tutoring Do you have a new camera or would you like to gain control over your existing camera? Or maybe you are an intermediate to advanced photographer who would like to learn technical techniques of your camera? Receive one-on-one photography tutoring to personalize your needs. Tutoring session is two hours. Lesson time is arranged between instructor and student. By Appointment $99

Art of Photography II Shoot the moon, the stars, sparkling lights, sunsets and fireworks! Explore the use of f-stop, shutter speed and ISO. Take your skills to the next level using exposure compensation, HDR and flash. DSLR camera required for this class. Prerequisite: Art of Photography I class and/or basic knowledge of manual camera settings. Prerequisite: Art of Photography class and/or basic knowledge of manual camera settings.

6-8p

Writing Creative Writing Do you love to write? Explore and practice elements and genres of creative writing including fiction and non-fiction, short stories, poetry and plays. Bring notebook or laptop. 3/7-4/11 T

6-8p

$95

NEW! Writing Family Stories Do you have family stories that you would love to see your loved ones be able to read and pass down to the next generation? Spend the day writing about your cherished memories. Guided by a published instructor, learn techniques in crafting an enjoyable true story. 5/13-5/13 S

9:30a-4p

$69

Our best ideas come from YOU! Suggest your next class or adventure. Call 636-922-8233 or STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233 E-mail ccdreg@stchas.edu

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Well-Being

Ballroom III/Waltz I

Dance

1/17-3/7 T

For full dance descriptions, visit stchas.edu/ learnforlife. Students are instructed to enroll with a paid partner. Tuition listed is per person.

8-9p

$50

Ballroom IV – Amalgamation of Dance ADVANCED STUDENTS ONLY. 1/22-3/12 Su 1/23-3/13 M 4/9-6/11 Su 4/10-6/5 M

4:10-5:10p 8-9p 4:10-5:10p 8-9p

$50 $50 $50 $50

Imperial Swing Basic I 1/22-3/12 Su 1/17-3/7 T 1/19-3/9 Th 4/9-6/11 Su 4/11-5/30 T 4/13-6/1 Th

Social dance instructors Stan Mayer and Linda Landwehr

12:55-1:55p 6:55-7:55p 6:55-7:55p 12:55-1:55p 6:55-7:55p 6:55-7:55p

$50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50

Ballroom II (Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, East Coast Swing) 1/22-3/12 Su 1/18-3/8 W 4/10-6/5 M 4/12-5/31 W

2-3p 8-9p 5:50-6:50p 8-9p

$50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50

Imperial Swing Basic II

Ballroom I (Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, East Coast Swing) 1/22-3/12 Su 1/23-3/13 M 1/18-3/8 W 4/9-6/11 Su 4/10-6/5 M 4/12-5/31 W

3:054:05 p 6:55-7:55p 6:55-7:55p 3:05-4:05p 6:55-7:55p 6:55-7:55p

$50 $50 $50 $50

1/17-3/7 T 1/19-3/9 Th 4/11-5/30 T 4/13-6/1 Th

9:05-10:05p 8-9p 9:05-10:05p 8-9p

$50 $50 $50 $50

Imperial Swing Basic III (Lindy) 1/19-3/9 Th 4/13-6/1 Th

9:05-10:05p 9:05-10:05p

$50 $50

9:05-10:05p 9:05-10:05p

$50 $50

8-9p

$50

Line Dance (variety) 1/23-3/13 M 4/10-6/5 M

Night Club Two-Step 4/11-5/30 T

Ballroom III – Rumba I 1/18-3/8 W

9:05-10:05p

$50

1/18-3/8 W 4/12-5/31 W

Ballroom III – Samba I 4/12-5/31 W

9:05-10:05p

West Coast Swing I and II 5:50-6:50p 5:50-6:50p

$50 $50

$50

Jitterbug Swing I and II 4/9-6/11 Su

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Beginning Cardio Kickboxing

Fitness Boot Camp Targets the total body by toning and strengthening the major muscles of the upper and lower body while challenging the cardiovascular system through fastpaced cardiovascular exercises. 1/17-3/9 T/Th

1-1:50p

$98

Cardio Core Strength A blend of cardio, yoga, Pilates and strength training using a stability ball. This class is done using the Swiss ball. 1/18-3/8 M/W 3/20-5/10 M/W 3/21-5/11 T/Th

Noon-12:50p 1-1:50p 1-1:50p

$98 $98 $98

The latest for muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance. Time interval drills training using martial arts and boxing moves. 1/17-3/9 T/Th

Noon-12:50p

$98

NEW! Practical Self Defense Looking for ways to be safe? Class will focus on self-defense strategies that are effective, easy to learn, and fitting for all size and strength levels. The techniques taught are from Filipino martial arts (think Jason Bourne) JKD, the fighting art of Bruce Lee, and military combative. Topics covered are striking techniques, avoidance strategies, de-escalation techniques, ground survival, weapons defense, post conflict resolution and combat psychology. 1/19-3/9 Th 3/23-5/11 Th

7-8p 7-8p

$75 $75

Muscle Conditioning Stationary muscle strengthening moves to define and sculpt muscles. Uses body ball, body bars, mat work, hand weights and resistance bands. 1/18-3/8 M/W

3-3:50p

$98

Beginning Tae Kwon Do Basic instruction in group setting by master of this ancient form of discipline and self-defense. 1/17-3/9 T/Th 3/21-5/11 T/Th

11:30a-12:20p 11:30a-12:20p

$98 $98

Step and Muscle Conditioning Using the step platform, challenge the cardiovascular system, and then turn to bands and weights to tone the muscles. 1/18-3/8 M/W 3/20-5/10 M/W

4:30-5:20p 4:30-5:20p

$98 $98

Walking Fitness Learn how to use an ordinary mode of exercise to increase your fitness level and implement weight loss. Required walking handbook available at SCC Bookstore. 3/20-5/10 M/W

Noon-12:50p

$98

Stretch and Strengthen Class is based on yoga, Pilates and dance for conditioning the total body. Emphasis is on core training and proper breathing. Incorporates the use of balls, mats, body bars and hand weights. 1/18-3/8 M/W 3/20-5/10 M/W

9-9:50a 9-9:50a

$98 $98

Physical Fitness Class incorporates a combination of physical activities to produce an overall fitness improvement in the student. 1/18-3/8 M/W 3/20-5/10 M/W

10-10:50a 10-10:50a

$98 $98

Group fitness classes help keep you motivated – take one with a friend!

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Sticky exercise mats (available in the SCC Bookstore) are required in ALL Pilates and yoga classes. Basic Strengthening Yoga Learn the basics and understand how breathing and postures are linked together when used in action. Alignment, breath and body engagement will be introduced focusing on broadening, lengthening and spiraling. Yoga postures will be supported by specific ankle, spine and core strength and exercises. Special instruction will be given to those focusing on a stronger back. All abilities welcome. 1/21-3/11 S 3/25-5/20 S

10-11:15a 10-11:15a

$75 $75

Gentle and Senior Yoga Has it been awhile since you have been in a fitness class? Join this gentle approach to yoga movement. Learn the basics of proper alignment, lengthening of the spine, and understanding how breathing and postures are linked together when used in action. Postures will be taught so that students can use either floor mats with props or chairs with props. If you do not use those muscles, you will slowly lose flexibility. All ages welcome. 1/23-3/13 M 3/27-5/15 M

10:30-11:30a 10:30-11:30a

$75 $75

Yoga and Pilates Combination Combining the best of both worlds. Yoga emphasizes awareness of your body’s alignment and movement patterns while Pilates aims to work the entire body. Students will focus on the importance of flow, breath, concentration, centering, precision and control for a full-body workout. All fitness levels welcome. 1/23-3/13 M 3/27-5/15 M

9-10a 9-10a

$75 $75

NEW! Introduction to Intermediate Yoga This Hatha yoga class is an introduction to the fundamentals of Asana Movement on your mat. By using breath, proper body alignment and muscular engagement you can create a practice of ease and stability and ease into an intermediate practice. Students will be taught asana in a sequential fashion following the principle of movement before stillness. Meditation at the beginning and end of class is taught as self-study and reflection. 1/17-3/7 T 3/21-5/9 T 18

7-8:15p 7-8:15p

$75 $75

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Classical Pilates Classical Pilates is the complete coordination of body, mind and spirit. Pilates is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace, strength and skill that would be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, work and play. You will develop muscular power with corresponding endurance, ability to perform arduous duties, to play strenuous games and run or travel for long distances without undue body fatigue or mental strain. Rings, bands and weights will be used to strengthen arthritic areas that need it. 1/10-3/2 3/14-5/4 5/9-5/25 1/9-3/6 3/13-5/3 5/8-5/24

T/Th T/Th T/Th M/W M/W M/W

5:30-6:30p 5:30-6:30p 5:30-6:30p 11-11:50a 11-11:50a 11-11:50a

$98 $98 $40 $98 $98 $40

Ballet Conditioning This is a class based on the practice of ballet barre exercise sequences. Muscle strength, endurance and balance are challenged and developed. No previous ballet knowledge is needed. 1/18-3/8 M/W 3/20-5/10 M/W 3/21-5/11 T/Th 3/22-5/10 W

11-11:50a 11-11:50a Noon-12:50p 3:30-5:10p

$98 $98 $98 $98

Zumba The latest craze in exercise, learn fun Latin dance steps to create an exhilarating aerobic workout. Based on interval training it’s a very effective way of working out your whole body while having fun! 1/18-3/8 M/W 1/17-3/9 T/Th 3/20-5/10 M/W 3/21-5/11 T/Th

10-10:50a Noon-12:50p 10-10:50a Noon-12:50p

$98 $98 $98 $98

Tabata

Join the new Tabata craze! Burn calories even after the class is over. Twenty seconds of intense exercise with a 10-second rest between each exercise. Students will use hand weights, jump ropes, stretch bands and exercise balls in addition to their own body weight. 1/9-3/6 M/W 3/13-5/3 M/W

7-8p 7-8p

$98 $98


Fencing/Drill Session

Sports Introduction to Classical Fencing This class will teach the basic concepts of classical fencing, including goals, stance, footwork, basic attacks and defenses and martial mindset. Instruction will involve brief lecture and demonstration, drilling the practical skills and in the last week, controlled bouting between students. 1/18-3/8 W

7-8p

$80

Intermediate Classical Fencing This class will teach graduates of the introductory course new skills and techniques in addition to incorporating more fencing each class. We will add binds, more advanced footwork and new concepts on top of the fundamentals. Each class is a brief lecture with new concepts and half of the time will be fencing with other students and class assistants/guest fencers (if available). Prerequisite: Introduction to Classical Fencing. 3/22-5/10 W

7-8p

$80

This class is for students who have completed Introduction to Classical Fencing and intend to complete the intermediate class. Each session will consist of a specific lesson, via lecture, demonstration and drilling followed by practical application. Fencers will have bouts with instructors, other students and guest fencers with instructor feedback. Prerequisite: Introduction to Classical Fencing. 1/18-3/8 W 3/22-5/10 W

8-9p 8-9p

$80 $80

Disc Golf Played similar to traditional golf, disc golf uses a flying disc instead of a ball and clubs, and counts throws instead of strokes. Holes are scored by sinking the disc in the disc Pole Hole® – an elevated metal basket. Learn proper throwing techniques and discs in this popular sport. Equipment provided. Class held in SCC gym and later on the disc golf course in College Meadows Park next to campus. 3/24-5/12 F

9a-12:40p

$98

BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER Personal Trainer Certification

Whether for a career move or for personal knowledge, get all the information needed to become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course is a great way to prepare to be a successful nationally Certifed Personal Trainer. The collegiate course is for candidates wanting in-depth instruction and hands-on experience with a top veteran instructor to master the career skills and knowledge to be a successful trainer. The course consists of 16 hours of lecture with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. 16 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on exercises, presentation skills, etc., to professionally master the position. Call 1-888-330-9487 or visit www.witseducation.com./store to order Fitness Professional’s Handbook, 7th Edition and start reading immediately. CPR/AED needed to receive certification. Textbook required. 3/14-5/11 T/Th

7-9p

$675

Level 1 – Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete the written and practical exams. CPR/AED required. Level 2 – Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete Level 1 exams followed by a 30-hour internship that will help connect to local employers. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233

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Health and Wellness In this series, learn the ancient art of making cultured foods. Participants will get hands-on experience with different types of fermented foods – kombucha, sauerkraut and ginger brew.  Grab a friend and discover how fast and easy it is to completely change your health from the inside out. Enroll in all four classes and save! Individual dates and times below

$125

Probiotics Series: Kombucha Brewing Kombucha is a living health drink created by Symbiotic Culture of Yeast and Bacterias (SCOBY) tea and sugar. This class will give you all the basic supplies (culture and starter) and knowledge needed to create your own probiotic drink at home with items you already have in your kitchen. 3/7 T

6-8p

$35

Probiotics Series: Kombucha Advanced Brewing

Probiotics Series: Fun With Sauerkraut Did you know that sauerkraut has large amounts of vitamin C, has cancer fighting properties and is loaded with probiotics? This hands-on class will show you step-by-step how to create fresh delicious sauerkraut in your home. Participate in creating living foods that are lacto-fermented. Everyone will take home one quart of raw lacto-fermented sauerkraut made in class along with numerous kraut recipes. 3/14

T

6-8p

$35

Probiotics Series: Good Bugs! Ginger Beer Learn the art of making homemade probiotic soda using a bug. Using a ginger bug in this hands-on class, you will create and take home a ginger beer which is naturally carbonated and much healthier than soda. Sample several kinds in class! 3/21 T

6-8p

$35

Extend your knowledge of home brewing Kombucha. Topics include secondary fermenting, vessels, continuous brew vs. batch methods and more. Bring your questions and your experience! Samples of Katie’s kombucha creations will be served. Prerequisite: Prior class or kombucha brewing experience is preferred. 3/28 T

6-8p

$35

Art of Mindfulness

Repair the Caregiver

Learn to enhance your ability to focus, be a better listener and become a happier, calmer person. Explore the scientific benefits of practicing this meditative technique to achieve mindful living. Home meditation will be assigned, and each class builds upon the previous class. The orientation of the class is practical, not religious.

Parents of children with disabilities, or adults responsible for aging parents, this is your class. Learn to distinguish stress triggers (PTSD) from real threats, alleviate the severity of reactions, manage changing critical needs and still enrich and strengthen your personal quality of life. Caregiver approved.

2/7-2/28 T

20

7-9p

$75

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6-8p

$69


Personal Enrichment

Culinary Wine & Dine classes – Travel to wine-producing regions around the world through a delicious dinner hosted by a visiting wine expert. Chefs from Rendezvous Café will be pairing each course with a different wine from the same region. Learn about culture, wine pairings and more. Must be 21 years old to attend.

NEW! Wine & Dine – Tour De France RC Cote Mas Cremant de Limoux Brut – shrimp paulista, Louis Latour Pouilly Fuisse – spinach, swiss cheese and fingerling potato quiche, Henry Fessy Fleurie Chateau des Labourons – Coq au Vin, Louis Latour Marsannay Rouge – boefu boruguignon, Louis Latour Valmoissine Pinot Noir – crème brulee Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 1/23

M

6:30-8:30p

$45

NEW! Wine & Dine – South America RC Luigi Bosco Malbec – smoked salmon and leek chowder, Cono Sur Bicileta Pinot Noir – wild mushroom and burrata bruschetta, Vina Morande Reserva Carmenere – pork roast with bacon and sage with a carmenere reduction sauce, Ernesto Catena Siesta Cabernet Franc – cabernet-braised short ribs, Vina Morande Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon – dark chocolate torte with blackberry coulis. Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 4/10

2/13

M

6:30-8:30p

$45

6:30-8:30p

$45

NEW! Wine & Dine – Back to the USA RC Alexander valley wines Chardonnay – tilapia with cilantro buerre blanc Syrah – asparagus, sausage and two cheese quiche with hash brown crust Cabernet franc – mushroom bacon tart Homestead red blend – short rib lasagna Cabernet Sauvignon – chocolate soufflé. Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 5/8

NEW! Wine & Dine – That’s Amore Italy RC Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio – spinach, parmesan and prosciutto frittata, Castiglion del Bosco Daniero Rosso di Montalcino – eggplant lasagna, Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino – pasta e fagioli, Pio Cesare Barbera d’Alba – creamy mushroom ragu with pappardelle, Travalglini Gattinara – Italian crème puffs stuffed with cream cheese and ricotta. Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon.

M

M

6:30-8:30p

$45

NEW! Exploring Craft Beer Styles RC A selection of different craft beer styles will be explored. Each style will include brewing processes, style-specific glassware and the basics of proper serving, storing and tasting techniques for optimum enjoyment. Taste eight different beers, along with some delicious food. Class presented by Michael J. Amad, retired Anheuser-Busch Brew master. Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 2/1

W

6-9p

$55

NEW! Wine & Dine – Spain RC Morgadio Albarino – lime shrimp lettuce wrap, Marques de Caceres Reserva Rioja, smoked deviled egg, El Coto Crianza – layered chicken enchiladas with tomatillo cilantro sauce, Condada de Haza – roasted corn and peppers penne with sun-dried tomato pesto, Marco Abella Mas Mallola – chocolate cream hazelnut pie. Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 3/20

M

6:30-8:30p

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NEW! Missouri Bourbon & Bacon With Wood Hat Spirits RC Wood Hat Spirits is proud to be a true craft distillery. Local farmers raise the grains for the distillate plus the fruit and walnuts for the cordials. Gary Hinegardner, distiller and owner of Wood Hat Spirits, has a background in agriculture, biology, innovation and business. Taste several bourbons, learn what makes bourbon, how it is made and what is being made in Missouri. Bourbon will be accompanied with bourbon chex mix, bourbon bacon jam crostini and New York cheesecake with a bourbon bacon balsamic reduction. Must be 21 years old to attend. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon.

World War II Series

3/8 W

History of WWII Series Session 1: Prelude to War

6-9p

$55

World War II was history’s most catastrophic military event, claiming more than 55 million lives and forever altering the world’s political and social landscape. This five-part series will examine the causes of the war, the reason for its outcomes and how it has shaped the present time. We will study the personalities who drove the conflict and examine not only the military operations of both the Pacific and European theaters, but also the effects of the war on people and institutions here and abroad. Enroll in all five classes and save. Individual dates and times below

$85

This session covers time period 1919-1939. 4/10 M 1:30-3:30p $19

NEW! Valentine’s Day – Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! RC Chef Dan Maddox will hold a hands-on class on how to make a romantic dessert for your valentine. Make a warm chocolate cake and a chocolate mousse with a raspberry compote. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 2/7

T

6:30-8:30p

$45

NEW! Cookie Decorating for Spring RC Get ready for Easter with these delightful Easter cookies. Everything you need will be provided for you to be able to take home pre-baked cookies in a box. Leave with eight cookies, sugar cookie dough recipe, royal icing recipe, complete written instructions and one cookie cutter to start your collection. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. 4/12 W

6-9p

Would you love to be able to afford to travel more? Learn applicable tips on how to create a moneymaking travel lifestyle so you can afford to travel as much as you want. Discover hundreds of practical ways to get free airline tickets, hotels, cruises, tours and more. Tuition includes copy of presenter’s book, Retire and Travel Free.

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6-9:30p

4/17

M

1:30-3:30p

$19

History of WWII Series Session 3: The United States Enters the War This session covers time period 1941-1944. 4/24

M

1:30-3:30p

$19

History of WWII Series Session 4: The Social and Economic Aspects of the War This session covers time period 1939-1945. 5/1

M

1:30-3:30p

$19

History of WWII Series Session 5: The Last Days of the War and its Aftermath This session covers time period 1945-1948. 5/8

Travel Free and Get Paid to Do It!

T

This session covers time period 1939-1943.

$55

History/Special Interest

4/11

History of WWII Series Session 2: War Engulfs Europe

$55

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1:30-3:30p

$19


American Revolution Series This series will examine the great conflict that not only gave birth to our nation, but also laid the foundation for future revolutions and the ideas of governance that are now practiced in many countries today. Students will learn the causes of the revolt and how the colonies eventually prevailed against overwhelming odds. Enroll in all three classes and save. Individual dates and times below

History With Richard In addition to teaching various business and history college-level classes, Richard enjoys teaching classes on WWII, American Revolution, Vietnam War and the Cold War through Continuing Education. He claims that his students will never stump him on history trivia!

$55

American Revolution Series: Session 1 – Prelude to War This session covers time period 1607-1775. 1/30

M

1:30-3:30p

$19

American Revolution Series: Session 2 – From Lexington to Saratoga This session covers time period from 1775-1777. 2/6

M

1:30-3:30p

$19

American Revolution Series: Session 3 – The Road to Yorktown and the Birth of a New Nation This session covers time period from 1777-1791. 2/13

M

1:30-3:30p

2/27-3/6 M

1:30-3:30p

$35

Cold War

Often called the Asia-Pacific War, this class will have an emphasis on Japanese actions. Discussions will include the Nanking Massacre of 1937, biological warfare with an emphasis on the laboratories at Ping Fan and the use of women close to battle often referred to as comfort women. 1:30-3:30p

This two-part course will trace the history from its beginnings during Japanese occupation of Indochina to fall of the Saigon. Students will meet the personalities who shaped the conflict, how the war divided the nation at home and the reasons for the outcome of the longest conflicts in history.

$19

The Pacific War 1931-1945

1/26-3/2 Th

Vietnam War

$85

This two-part course will trace the history of the Cold War from its beginnings during the Second World War to its demise with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet Union. Students will meet the personalities who influenced the conflict and will learn the recent evidence that has shed new light on the conflict. 3/27-4/3 M

1:30-3:30p

$35

Russian Wars Beginning when Genghis Khan attacked Russia back in 1223, discussions will cover the Napoleon rule, the unconventional war against Caucuses, disastrous war with Japan, their Civil War that ended in a communist state, the Nomohan encounter, WWII, the war in Afghanistan, Chechnya and current day. 3/30-5/4 Th

1:30-3:30p

$85

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NEW! Campaign for the Mississippi River During the Civil War The Anaconda Plan’s objective was to split the confederate states east from west. Learn what military actions were taken by the Union Army to control the Mississippi River, the main avenue for transportation. 4/4

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10a-noon

$19

Travel with John Ross as he takes you on a journey across the American West that began in 1804. Enroll in all three classes and save! Individual dates and times below

$55

Hobby Certification Amateur Radio Technician License Course and Exam Ham radio provides the broadest and most powerful wireless communications capability available. This is an entry-level ham radio license class that will give you the ability to communicate with other hams around the world using a variety of modes. Certification exam given at the end of class. Textbook required: “Ham Radio License Manual Revised 3rd Edition” (ISBN 978-1-62595-013-0)Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc. ($29.95). 3/15-5/17 W

NEW! Opening of the American West – The Lewis and Clark Expedition Starting in St. Louis in May 1804, the expedition known as the Corps of Discovery was the first American campaign to cross the western portion of the United States. Its primary objective was to explore and map, and find a practical route across the new territory. 2/21

T

10a-noon

$19

NEW! Opening of the American West – Westward Immigrant Trails More than 500,000 pioneers crossed the Western United States using the Overland Trails from the 1840s through 1870. Discover the American Folklore which helped to shape the character and content of the Nation. 2/28

T

10a-noon

$19

NEW! Opening of the American West – The Transcontinental Railroad Opened on May 10, 1869, with the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory, Utah. Learn how the railroad established a transportation network that revolutionized the economy and settlement of the American West. 3/7

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10a-noon

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7-9p

$10

Amateur Radio Extra Class License Course Instruction will lead you through all of the knowledge you need to pass the exam: rules, specific operating skills and more advanced electronics theory. As an Extra Class license, you will have full privileges on all frequencies authorized by the FCC for Amateur Radio. Prerequisite: Must already hold a General Class license. Textbook can be purchased online ARRL Extra Class License Manual 10th Edition (ISBN: 978-0-87259-517-0), Ward Silvers $29.95. 3/15-5/31 W

7-10p

$10

Home and Garden NEW! 30 Days to a More Organized You Are you organizationally challenged? Do you find yourself consistently reorganizing your possessions and unable to maintain the organization once you have cleared the clutter? Learn why creating a habit can help you simplify your life and regain control in manageable, bit-sized steps. 1/23-2/6 M

6:30-8:30p

$49


Money

Language

Strategies for Estate Planning All foreign language classes have an initial separate book fee of $25. Book is used in all levels of the same language.

Spanish I Introduction to the Spanish language for beginners with little or no knowledge of Spanish. A pleasant approach through basic reading skills, short everyday life dialogues, simple vocabulary building and grammar-learning exercises. BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR BOOK FEE. 2/6-4/10 M

6-7:30p

$105

Spanish II This continuation of Spanish I expands reading, vocabulary and grammar skills. Prerequisite: Spanish I or instructor permission. IF YOU NEED THE BOOK, BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR BOOK FEE. 2/9-4/13 Th

6-7:30p

This class will cover wills, revocable wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, TOD and POD, the dangers of joint tenancy, life insurance, gifts to minors, avoiding probate, estate taxes, family business concerns and more. Taught by local attorney Jim Borchers. 4/6-4/13 Th

6:30-9p

$45

Passport to Retirement Prepare for one of the biggest transitions in life: retirement. Find out how to gain a clear picture of the retirement you want. Calculate how much you will need to save; overcome roadblocks; help protect your assets and more. Includes a comprehensive 135page workbook packed with exercises, worksheets and checklists. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. 3/29-4/5 W 4/4-4/11 T

6:30-9:30p 6:30-9:30p

$59 $59

$105

Women’s Financial Education Beginning French Ideal for the professional traveler, this introduction to the French language will study the culture, geography and daily life through simple vocabulary and grammar-learning exercises. BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR BOOK FEE. 2/6-4/10 M

7:30-9p

$105

Gain control of your life by taking control of your finances. Get organized, learn about credit and debt management, making a will, insurance, saving for retirement and investing for retirement. Taught in partnership with the University of Missouri Extension. Bring a 1.5” D ring or 2” round-ring binder with pockets and clear overlay. 3/2-3/30

Th

6:30-9p

$49

Italian for All, Level I Introduction to the Italian language, geography, culture, daily life and more. Ideal for travelers, professionals, art lovers or others interested in their Italian roots. BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR BOOK FEE. 2/9-4/13 Th

7:30-9p

$105

Basic Sign Communication Learn the manual alphabet and basic signs, and participate in activities that increase recognition of signs learned. Textbook required. Children under age 15 must enroll with a parent/guardian. 1/23-2/27 M 4/6-5/11 Th

6-8:30p 6-8:30p

$89 $89

EmmausLink

EmmausLink is designed for adults, ages 16 and over, with developmental-disabilities. Students choose three of six 50-minute sessions each Saturday. Students are expected to be staffed according to the personal plans that are made for them when they are in the community and students are strongly encouraged to attend class with someone who is a natural support for them. For additional information, contact Emily Johnson at 314-503-8640. EmmausLink is a cooperative effort by Emmaus Homes and St. Charles Community College’s Continuing Education Department. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233 25


Stock Market Series Enroll in a series of five basic stock market classes and save! Taught by Wally Obremski, certified financial planner. Individual dates and times below

$155

Stock Market Series – Stock Market for Beginners A workshop for people who know nothing about the stock market. Review the basics of stock terminology and the world of the stock market. 1/18-1/25 W

7-9:30p

$39

Stock Market Series – Understanding the Stock Market Why do rising interest rates or a falling dollar impact your investments? What about unemployment or new housing starts? This class will help you understand these items and how to integrate your portfolio. What makes it go up and down, and how does it affect your life and your retirement? 2/8-2/22 W

7-9:30p

$49

Stock Market Series – Making Money in the Stock Market Learn which stocks to buy or avoid and where to do the research. How do bonds, interest rates and the economy affect your stocks? What options are available to you? Get strategies for greater gains and controlled losses. 3/8-3/15 W

7-9:30p

$39

Stock Market Series – Advanced Investment Analysis – Chart Reading Learn about innovative market analysis, trend changes and sector rotation through simple fundamental and technical knowledge and recognition. 3/29-4/5 W

7-9:30p

$39

Stock Market Series – How and When to Sell a Stock Rules and guidelines the professionals use to earn consistent returns. This is a semi-advanced class that will benefit all levels of investment knowledge. 4/6

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$25

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Paranormal/Psychic Basics of Ghost Hunting Are you one of the countless fans of ghost hunting TV shows who wants to track some spirits on your own? Learn what it takes to conduct a successful paranormal investigation. Delve into what a ghost is, a brief history of ghost hunting and categories of hauntings including non-human entities, demons and possessions with well-known examples of each type. A step-by-step guide to conducting a paranormal investigation will be provided. Students will get handson experience with various types of field equipment needed for an investigation. 5/11 Th 6-8p

$39

Hauntings of St. Louis St. Louis is a modern metropolis, rich with legends dating back to the early Native Americans and a history that lives on through many spirits that refuse to die. Learn about the truly haunted mansions such as the infamous Lemp Mansion, the Bubblehead family of North County, Cheney Mansion of Jerseyville, plus stories of other first-hand experiences by the instructors. 5/23 T

6-8p

$39


Business/Professional Development

Computers/Technology Beginner’s Guide to Computers Don’t be left behind in the digital age. Become acquainted and comfortable with your computer. Get started with the alphabetic keyboard, learn how to use the mouse, navigate the Internet, do basic word processing, and save, print and find files. 1/27-2/10 F 4/12-4/26 W

9-11:30a 6:30-9p

$75 $75

Microsoft Publisher 2016 Create brochures, letterhead, invitations, postcards, greeting cards, newsletters and simple web pages using Publisher. 2/21-3/7 T

6:30-9:30p

$79

Microsoft Access 2016 Create, edit and manage a database. Customize tables and fields, add and delete records, and perform simple queries. 1/26-2/23 Th

6:30-9:30p

$125

Beyond Beginner’s Guide to Computers Take the next step to get more from your computer. Discover how to search more efficiently on the Internet for better results. Learn basic email skills and etiquette. Become more comfortable with creating, deleting and organizing files and folders. Learn how to cut, copy and paste between documents – even of different types. 2/24-3/3 F 5/3-5/10 W

9-11:30a 6:30-9p

$55 $55

Microsoft Outlook 2016 Take advantage of Outlook and organize your busy life! Learn the most efficient ways to communicate, schedule meetings, organize e-mail, set up calendars, journal, create and use task lists and manage contacts. 1/25-2/15 W

6:30-9:30p

$95

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Microsoft Windows 10 Having difficulty navigating Windows 10? Join the discussion of Windows 10’s new features and improvements. The Start menu is back, visit the store for one-stop-shop apps, talk with Cortana, rule the web with Microsoft Edge browser, and discover multiple tips and tricks. 3/29-4/5 W

6:30-9:30p

$55

Adobe Photoshop Basics

Use Microsoft PowerPoint to entertain, inform, sell or motivate. Make your next presentation on your own. 2/22-3/15 W

6:30-9:30p

$95

Microsoft Excel in a Day 2016 Short on time? Get it done in a day! Track, organize and analyze data. Topics include shortcuts, creating, saving, editing, copying, moving, basic formulas and formatting. 2/15 W

9a-4p

$85

Make your digital images come alive with the most popular industry-standard photo editing software on the market. Learn how to retouch images, create composite photos, work with layers, paint, add color to black and white photos, color correction and more. 1/21-2/4 S

9-11:30a

$75

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Microsoft Excel in a Day Advanced 2016 Get the most out of your Excel spreadsheets by using functions and formulas, working with lists, automating tasks with macros, sharing worksheets with other programs, pivot tables and what-if analysis. Prerequisite: Excel in a Day. 2/22 W

9a-4p

$85

Introduction to Word and Excel This is a very basic introductory class in Word and Excel for those with little computer experience. Learn the meanings and concepts of the drop-down menus, basic functions, working with documents and worksheets and editing tools. 3/1-3/8

W

6:30-9:30p

$55

Google – More Than Just Gmail Take a tour of Google Applications. Learn how to make your life easier with the many free offerings. In this hands-on class, set up and use Gmail for email and Google Drive for storing your documents and photos in the Cloud for easy access. Explore many of the cool features such as Maps, Hangouts, Calendar, Voice, Sheets, Docs, Slides and more! 1/24-2/7 T

6:30-9:30p

$79

Introduction to HTML5 & CSS3 Discover many of today’s modern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques in this introductory hands-on class. Besides creating complete web pages, HTML code fragments can be used to create specific elements within an existing page. Some blogs and discussion boards allow you to include HTML formatting in your posts or comments, enabling you to add emphasis to key words, embed links or create bulleted lists. Textbook required. Textbook required, purchase at the SCC Bookstore. 3/6-3/20 M

6:30-9:30p

$89

Bookkeeper CERTIFICATE A bookkeeper's daily job duties require strong accounting and mathematical skills. SCC’s non-credit Bookkeeper Certificate Program can help you get started on a new career or upgrade your current skill set.

Top reasons adults enroll in the Bookkeeper Certificate Program: • Retrain for a new career • Update and enhance job skill set • Increase earning potential

Accounting Boot Camp Class discussions include real-life examples and applications of accounting. This class prepares students for the Certified Bookkeeper course and contains topics typical of a first-semester college accounting class. 1/18-3/22 W

6-9p

$195

Certified Bookkeeper Certified Bookkeepers (CB) are to bookkeeping what CPAs are to accounting: the elite of the profession. Prepares experienced bookkeepers for the certification exam, the program consists of adjusting entries, correction of accounting errors, basic book and tax depreciation, basic payroll, merchandise inventory and internal controls and fraud prevention. All materials including exam costs are included. 3/29-6/21 W

6-10p

$995

QuickBooks, Part 1 Conquer invoicing, receiving payments, making purchases, entering bills, paying bills, banking, paying employees, viewing reports, backing up files and printing. 3/20-4/10 M

6-9p

$95

QuickBooks, Part 2 Continue with customizing reports, personalizing your settings, importing and exporting from QuickBooks, use of classes and other features. 4/24-5/1 M

6-9p

$75

Bookkeeper Certificate program cost: $1,360

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REGISTER FOR CLASSES ONLINE! 24 hours a day – 7 days a week stchas.edu/learnforlife Microsoft Excel Series

MS Excel Series – Module IV

Microsoft Excel is the most widely used spreadsheet application used by employers today. Confidently navigate the program’s environment, and discover how to use this powerful tool. From designing your spreadsheet to advanced formulas, we have a hands-on module for you! Enroll in a class from each module and save. NOTE: The last 30 minutes of each module will be devoted to questions and open lab time.

It’s all about formulas. Go beyond basic formulas to create complex statistical, financial and scientific calculations. Excel has hundreds of different formulas to make your job easier.

Individual dates and times below

$195

MS Excel Series – Module I For the very beginner. Learn the fundamentals for creating and saving information, navigating a worksheet and entering information and editing. 1/23 2/28 3/27 4/5

M T M W

6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39

MS Excel Series – Module II Master formatting a worksheet to make it more visually attractive and easier to read by changing the appearance, size, color of text, borders, etc., by using cell styles and other tools. Create, edit and format dynamic-looking charts. 1/30 3/7 4/3 4/12

M T M W

6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39

2/13 3/21 4/17 4/26

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6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39

MS Excel Series – Module V Make the most of organizing data ranges to sort and filter data. Turn an Excel range into a table to work with table data independently from the rest of the worksheet, and learn to use a PivotTable to analyze data ranges. 2/20 3/28 4/24 5/3

M T M W

6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39

MS Excel Series – Module VI Effortlessly analyze data creating scenarios using Goal Seek and Solver tools, work with the Web and external data, and make the most of macros. 2/27 4/4 5/1 5/10

M T M W

6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39

MS Excel Series – Module III Learn to efficiently manage a workbook. Discover efficient options for viewing and working with data, split windows and multiple worksheets hiding data and protecting and sharing workbooks. 2/6 3/14 4/10 4/19

M T M W

6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39

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Microsoft Word Series

MS Word Series – Module III

Microsoft Word is the most widely used word processing application on the market. This powerful program will allow you to create professional-looking content quickly. Develop simple documents by changing fonts, underlining, centering, indenting, cutting and pasting and using more advanced features: headers, footers, tables, templates, mail merge, macros, table of contents, footnotes and much more. Enroll in a class from each module and save! NOTE: The last 30 minutes of each module will be devoted to questions and open lab time.

Learn to apply themes and styles for that professional look. Add a creative piece to flyers with shapes and pictures, WordArt, SmartArt and charts.

Individual dates and times below

$195

MS Word Series – Module I For the very beginner. Learn the fundamentals, understand commands, create and save documents, navigate through the document and view multiple windows. 1/23 2/16 4/3

M Th M

9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39

2/6 3/2 4/17

M Th M

9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39

MS Word Series – Module IV Discover how easy it is to work with tables. Learn how to set up your document for mail merges from other data sources and for creating labels and envelopes. 2/13 3/9 4/24

M Th M

9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39

MS Word Series – Module V Create and rearrange documents in outline view. Learn to work with long documents, creating a table of contents and using footnotes and endnotes. Explore uses of a document template.

MS Word Series – Module II

2/20 3/16 5/1

Conquer working with and editing text, formatting characters, paragraphs and pages including headers and footers.

MS Word Series – Module VI

1/30 2/23 4/10

Polish off your knowledge by working with forms, customizing Word to make use of the features you use most and using hyperlinks and macros.

M Th M

9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39

2/27 3/23 5/8

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M Th M

9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39

9a-noon $39 6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Office CERTIFICATE To remain competitive in today’s workforce, employees must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of many key software applications. This certificate will assist you with upgrading your current skills and learning new ones.

Prerequisites:

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Knowledge of computers Beginning Computer Keyboarding or the ability to type 20 words per minute.

To earn the certificate, the student must complete the following required courses:

• • • • • • 30

Classes are taught by practicing professionals who emphasize real-world skills that can be immediately applied to the workplace.

Top reasons adults enroll in the Microsoft Office Certificate Program:

• Acquire new technical skills • Update and enhance job skills Microsoft Word (all six modules) • Retrain for a new career Microsoft Excel (all six modules) • Increase earning potential Microsoft Access Microsoft PowerPoint Culminating project and final exam: $169 Microsoft Publisher Microsoft Outlook STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233 (Required to receive certificate)


QuickBooks Series

QuickBooks Series – QuickBooks, Part 1

Need help keeping all those reports and accounting concepts straight for your small business? Start with a review of basic accounting concepts and work your way through QuickBooks. Enroll in all three classes and save.

Accurately manage your financial data. Conquer invoicing, receiving payments, making purchases, entering bills, paying bills, banking, paying employees, viewing reports, backing up files and printing. Prior knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping is helpful. Textbook required.

Individual dates and times below

$225

QuickBooks Series – Accounting Review for QuickBooks Having trouble understanding the basic concepts of accounting? This review will get you on your way in no time. Learn basic bookkeeping entries. Main focus will be transaction analysis and preparing entries. Textbook required. Accounting, Barron’s Business Review Series, by Peter Eisen 6th edition. Cost is around $20. Online version available. 2/20-3/6 M

3/20-4/10 M

6-9p $95

QuickBooks Series – QuickBooks, Part 2 Learn to avoid some common mistakes. Course includes customizing reports, personalizing your settings, importing and exporting from QuickBooks, use of classes and other features. Prerequisite: QuickBooks, Part 1. Book required. 4/24-5/1 M

6-9p $75

6-9p $75

Designing With Sketchup

Introduction to 3D Printing

SketchUp makes 3D modeling easy for anyone to learn. It’s the perfect tool for the beginner as well as professional designers, decorators, architectural, civic and mechanical engineers and related professions. Students will be able to use a 3D printer to make designs come to life. Intended for students with little or no three-dimensional drawing or SketchUp experience.

Fascinated by 3D printing? Learn design, components and workflow from idea to end product, along with details on how the printers are built and operated. Examine software programs that start a design, convert it to a vector drawing and then to g-code, and learn to control the printer. Learn to troubleshoot printer problems, diagnose defects and formulate a solution. Hands-on lab so you can try out your new found skills.

4/18-5/9 T

6-9p

$95

3/9-3/30 Th

Exploring AutoCAD Computer-aided design and drafting is used today by many industries. Learn the basics of AutoCAD and gain the skills to create 2D drawings using basic drawing and editing tools, adding text, basic dimensions and plotting. 2/10-3/3 F

6-9p

$95

Exploring AutoCAD – Beyond AutoCAD is a sophisticated software program that requires practice to learn. In this hands-on class, you will practice what you learning in Exploring AutoCAD as you develop a project geared to your specialty or interest. Prerequisite: Exploring AutoCAD or some experience. 3/24-4/21 F

7-9p

$125

Introduction to CNC Routers and Mills Interested in home workshop CNC machines? Learn their various parts, as well as the workflow. See how various software programs are used to start a design, convert it to a vector drawing, convert that to g-code, and how the computer then uses that to control the CNC machine. Learn about various kinds of machines, and their practical use in your shop to create things difficult or impossible to make by hand using metals, plastics or wood. 3/14-4/4 T

7-9p

$75

6-9p $95

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Certified Bookkeeper

Career Certification APICS: CSCP Review The CSCP program review will provide a full review of the supply chain – from the supplier through the company to the end consumer. Provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company’s value chain. After the review, you will understand how to use enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems and other technologies to improve the entire supply chain process. Certification exams are NOT included in tuition. 2/7-4/18 T 5-8:30p $1,825 for APICS members $1,975 for non-APICS members

The CLTD program sets the standard for logistics certification. As a CLTD designee, you will stand out from your peers and demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations. Master the essential knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation and distribution industry; expand your outlook on the logistics field and enable you to bring new ideas to your organization. remain current with global logistics trends and developments; boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert provides you with the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction. The CLTD program consists of eight modules with an exam that reflects critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution for the roles and responsibilities of logics managers. Test fee is separate. Prerequisite: 3 or more years of supply chain related work experience. Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent. Test fee is separate. 5-8:30p

3/29-6/21 W

6-10p

$995

Accounting Boot Camp

APICS: Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Credential Program (CLTD)

2/16-4/27 Th

Certified Bookkeepers (CB) are to bookkeeping what CPAs are to accounting: the elite of the profession. Created by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) to prepare experienced bookkeepers for the certification exam, the program consists of adjusting entries, correction of accounting errors, basic book and tax depreciation, basic payroll, merchandise inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention. All materials including exam costs are included. Prerequisite: Accounting Boot Camp or accounting experience. Registration closes 3/22 at midnight.

$1,595

Looking for a new career or needing to brush up on accounting principles for your small business? Topics include journal entries, financial statements, adjustments, closing and merchandising transactions. Class discussions include real-life examples and applications of accounting. This class prepares students for the Certified Bookkeeper course and contains topics typical of a first semester college accounting class. Book required – Accounting (Barron’s Business Review Series), Peter J. Eise, 6th edition, ISBN: 9781438001388. Approx. $20. Online version available. 1/18-3/22 W

6-9p

$195

Food Protection Manager Certification Prepares students for the Food Safety Certification exam. Addresses food safety practices, prevention of food-borne illness and personal hygiene guidelines. Food Safety Manager Certification exam given at end of class. Must register seven days prior to class. ServSafe book and materials included. 1/23 M 3/20 M 5/15 M

8a-4p 8a-4p 8a-4p

$150 $150 $150

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OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Class includes: Intro to OSHA, Inspections, Means of Egress and Fire Protection, OSHA ACT, Hazardous Materials, etc. (partial listing of subjects). Class includes MANCOMM edition of 29CFR 1910 Std. Upon successful completion of this course, participants receive a wallet card from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration certifying successful completion of the 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training Course in General Industry. 2/8-2/22 W/F

8a-5p

$445

Entrepreneurship Certificate Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business. Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans. Gain a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, 2/6-3/3 $195 The Business Plan, 3/6-3/31 $195 Entrepreneurial Marketing, 4/3-28 $195 Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately! Register online at www.stchas.edu/ugotclass.

Certificate in Data Analysis Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data, see trends and make predictions. Introduction to Data Analysis, 2/6-3/3 Intermediate Data Analysis, 3/6-3/31 Advanced Data Analysis, 4/3-28

$195 $195 $195

Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately! Register online at www.stchas.edu/ugotclass.

Legal Secretary Certificate Course This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study such topics as: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; an overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format. Textbooks required. Rate $645. Register online at www.legalstudies.com. Session dates are: Jan. 9-Feb. 24 March 6-April 21 May 1-April 21 June 26-Aug. 16

Supervisory and Leadership Certificate Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor’s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that can be applied at your job immediately. Note: The Certificate Program fee is $395 . Register online at www.stchas.edu/ugotclass.

Paralegal Certificate Course This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Training includes instruction on how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. Must take two consecutive seven-week sessions. Textbooks required. Rate $1,289 (includes both sessions). Register online at www.legalstudies.com. Session dates are: Jan. 9-Feb. 24 March 6-April 21 May 1-April 21 June 26-Aug. 16

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CAREER? CHECK OUT OUR HOME INSPECTION CERTIFICATE ... Home Inspection Certificate Employment in the home inspection field is expected to grow 17 percent between now and 2018. Get the knowledge you need to take advantage of this growing profession. The Home Inspection Certificate requires completion of 10 courses covering all aspects of home inspection. It is delivered through a blended approach of printed material and online sessions. Each of the 10 courses requires a minimum of 42 hours of study, and you can work from the comfort of your own home or office. Exercises and practical quizzes allow you to check your level of understanding with feedback. With the mixed-course format, you can stay connected with your instructor and other learners and share ideas with other participants in your online community.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT stchas.edu/learnforlife.

$395 per course

Want to make some extra cash?

Become a Continuing Education Instructor! Do you have a hobby, talent, skill or area of expertise that you would like to teach others? We are always looking for new instructors and great ideas for classes. Download and submit a course proposal from our website, stchas.edu/learnforlife, or stop in and meet us in Humanities Building, 34

Room 103, and learn the basics of getting started as a Continuing Education instructor! STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233


Professional Development/ Certification Principles of Inventory Management This class provides a functional knowledge and understanding of inventory and purchasing management principles, roles and responsibilities, and techniques. Topics include: inventory management fundamentals, ordering techniques, replenishment policies, purchasing management, just-in-time and lean methodologics, and inventory performance measurement. 3/14-5/16 T

5:30-8p

$425

Communication Strategies Establish common ground to achieve consensus. Identify barriers to communications, active listening and effective non-verbal communication. 2/3-2/3 F

8a-noon

$59

Problem Solving: Using Lean Manufacturing Techniques Use Lean Manufacturing techniques to solve problems and drive continuous improvement. 2/24-2/24 F

8a-noon

Real Estate Licensing Course Considering a real estate career? St. Charles Community College in conjunction with 1st Choice Real Estate School offers the Salesperson 48-hour Pre-Examination Course. This is the course needed to prepare you for the licensing examination in order to become a real estate agent in Missouri. The course content is developed and offered in a way to help you pass the test the first time. Your course instructors are experienced in the real estate industry and have know-how to deliver the material in an easy to understand format. BE SURE TO PRINT AND SIGN THE STUDENT CONTRACT AND BRING TO CLASS. You can find the link under VIEW DETAILS. 1/23-2/3 M-F 3/20-3/31 M-F 5/15-5/26 M-F

Small Business

Simple practices and strategies that anyone can use to improve their green footprint, achieve sustainable development and reduce their carbon footprint. 8a-noon

$59

Skills of a Leader Course is designed to teach leaders how to get results through people. You’ll learn a set of skills to meet both practical business needs and individual personal needs. Discussions will focus on acquiring a set of proven interaction skills and the role as a catalyst leader – a leader who inspires others to act. 1/27-1/27 F

$349 $349 $349

$59

Go Green

3/3-3/3 F

9a-4p 9a-4p 9a-4p

8a-noon

$59

How to Start and Manage Your Own Business Topics include: how to write a business plan, what you need to know about accounting records, legal issues for your new business, insuring your business, fundamentals of marketing your website, the St. Charles County Economic Development Center and finding a lender. 1/26-3/2 Th

6:30-9:30p

$89

Importance of Forming an LLC Just starting a new business or considering starting one? It’s critical that you limit your liability by forming a limited liability company (LLC). Learn about taxation and creditor protection and how to file articles correctly online. If you’ve already filed an LLC online, you will learn what additional steps are necessary and why. 3/30

Th

6:30-9p

$35

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LinkedIn – Get Noticed!

Social media continues to become a major com-

LinkedIn is the largest professional social network for business professionals today. Discover how to create an effective profile that will get you noticed, the importance of using LinkedIn groups and how to grow your network. Create a business page and learn how it differs from your personal profile page.

ponent in developing an overall marketing strategy. Using it effectively can be a challenge for many businesses.  Classes are hands-on in the computer lab. Enroll in all four classes and save!

2/20-2/27 M

6:30-8:30p

$49

NEW! Grant Writing Basics Learn how to decode the mystery of writing grants. Discover the important items you need to gather prior to writing, types of funders, and how to identify potential sources. Learn to dissect various components of a typical application and tips to improve your proposal. Students will spend some time writing the essential components of a grant. 2/8-3/1 W 4/5-4/26 W

6:30-8:30p 9:30-11:30a

$95 $95

Digital Marketing Certificate Discover proven methods to improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits and government agencies. Improving Email Promotions, 2/6-3/3 Boosting Your Website Traffic, 3/6-31 Online Advertising, 4/3-28

$195 $195 $195

Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately! Register online at www.stchas.edu/ugotclass.

Certificate in Sales Move yourself or your sales team to increased success. Save time, money and effort with these tried and true proven sales techniques that are guaranteed to deliver proven results. Strategic Selling with Social Media, 2/6-3/3 $195 Getting Started in Sales, 3/6-31 $195 Power Selling, 4/3-28 $195 Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately! Register online at www.stchas.edu/ugotclass.

Individual dates and times below

Social Media Frenzy Series: Social Media Overview Which social media channels should a business use? Class will provide an overview of who uses popular social media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram. Learn about how to integrate social media into your website, print, email and other marketing. Discuss how, when and where to post and how to create a social media strategy. 1/24

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7-9p $29

Social Media Frenzy Series: Facebook Marketing for Business An in-depth review of Facebook Business Pages and its features. Learn how to use custom Facebook applications, Facebook ads and promotions; what, when and how to post status updates; how to use photos in Facebook; how to integrate Facebook into your website; and how to develop a Facebook marketing strategy. Recommend you have your account set up prior to class. 1/31

T

7-9p $29

Social Media Frenzy Series: Twitter and Pinterest for Business Discover the power of Twitter and how to use lists and hashtags to grow subscribers and followers. Learn how to search and monitor Twitter, how to use it to promote business blogs and how to advertise with it. Learn how to set up a Pinterest business page and why it is so important for your website. 2/14

T

7-9p $29

Social Media Frenzy Series: Google+ and YouTube for Business Learn how to set up a Google+ business page and how to integrate it with your website. Discover how to use Google+ for business and hangouts. You will also learn how to set up a YouTube channel along with important concepts for video for business, how to optimize video for search and how to share and promote your YouTube videos. Recommend you have your account set up prior to class. 2/7

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Online Courses Take classes that fit YOUR schedule, anytime, anywhere! For questions or assistance, email ccdreg@ stchas.edu, or call 636-922-8233. Visit stchas.edu/learnforlife for a complete listing of online classes. American Management Association®

General Courses A wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. All courses are led by expert instructors. Topics include accounting and finance, business, computer applications, design and composition, health care and medical, language and arts, law and legal, personal development, teaching and education, technology, writing and publishing GRE and GMAT prep. Register: ed2go.com/stchas

American Management Association Certificate Programs Programs include accounting, communications, customer service, finance for managers, human resources, leadership, management, manufacturing/ quality, marketing, negotiation skills, personal development, project management, purchasing, strategic planning, supervision, team building and time management. Register: flexclassroom.com/stchas

Career Training Certificate Programs Certificates available in: health care and fitness, business and professional, IT and software development, management and corporate, media and design, hospitality and service industry, skilled trades and industrial, sustainable energy and going green. Once a course is accessed either by requesting materials or viewing lessons, there are no refunds. Register: gatlineducation.com/stchas

Green, Renewable Energy and Trade Skills Training SCC Workforce Development, in partnership with ProTrain Online, is your solution for green, renewable-energy and trade-skills training. These online courses will help you learn the skills you need to excel in the jobs for the new economy. Includes: business/management/ leadership, career and services, green renewable energy and industrial/skilled trades. stchas.theknowledgebase.org To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

Skills for the 21st Century Get skills for the 21st century. Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line. Courses include: business and career skills, business, communication, courses for K-12 teachers, management and leadership, new media marketing, social media for business, training and education. Classes start the first Monday of the month and run for four weeks. Register: stchas.edu/ugotclass

Paralegal Certificate Online Course The Paralegal Certificate Course© is the cornerstone of The Center for Legal Studies programs and paralegalism is one of the fastest–growing careers in the country. legalstudies.com/courses/paralegal.html To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

Home Inspection Certificate A home inspection is a documented, professional opinion of a home, based on a visual evaluation and operational testing of the home’s systems and components to determine their current condition. This 10-course online certificate program provides students with the technical skills and expertise needed to succeed in the home inspection field. Students learn how to conduct visual examinations and deliver written reports on the physical and operational condition of homes or housing units. To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

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St. Charles Community College recognized

has developed a new,

• • • • • • • • • Training Skills •

Grant funding available Mo

Earn a

• • • • •

WINs grant serves the following eligible TAA (Trade Adjustment Assistance) individuals Unemployed Underemployed Low-skilled

CERTIFIED LOGISTICS TECHNICIAN PROGRAM Get Trained in 1 Weeks This program meets two evenings per week. Participants will have the opportunity to earn two industry

endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) - prerequisite for (CLT) Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

Certified by the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)

to update their skill set. Curriculum and training will include all supply chain facilities: warehouses, distribution centers, transporters and manufacturing facilities.

Lab and book fees are not covered by the grant. However, additional financial assistance may be offered to eligible students through the Missouri Career Center.

Manufacturing Safety (Includes OSHA 10 Training) Plant Layout IT Fundamentals Supply Chain Management Workplace Communication

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Start your career in ADVANCED MANUFACTURING and MACHINING today! • Is your school a leader in “Project-Based Education?” • Does your school provide shadowing and on-the-job experience? • Does your school build confidence, a career and personal success? FOR MORE INFORMATION: 636-939-5956 MMTTC 3855 Corporate Centre Dr. O’Fallon, MO 63368 636-939-5582 Located in the O’Fallon Corporate Centre. Just west of Hwy. K and Hwy. 40 off Technology Dr. Mission Statement: To develop skilled manpower in a fast-track, hands-on manufacturing training environment for the precision-machined products industry and associated businesses.

Certified Production Technician Program Certified by the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) St. Charles Community College (SCC) now offers a nationally recognized Certified Production Technician Certificate for entry-level positions in manufacturing and current employees who want to improve their skill level. Program support specialists are available to help you succeed with your program application, training and career goals.

Certified Welding Program Certified by the American Welding Society (AWS) St. Charles Community College (SCC) now offers a nationally recognized welding program designed to educate and prepare students for gainful employment and to meet the needs of the welding technology fields. We constantly strive to meet the needs of our students and industry through specialized classes and customized training

Grant funding available for qualified applicants. CLASSES FORMING NOW. For more information, contact Scott Kearns at 636-922-8667 or email skearns@stchas.edu. This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability or ownership. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233

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Workforce Development The mission of the SCC Workforce Development Department is to deliver customized training to the current workforce, re-direct the ready workforce to gainful employment and assist the development of the next generation of workers using programs and events to strengthen their understanding of the world of work.

Business and Industry Program: Developing the Current Workforce The Business and Industry Program of St. Charles Community College has been a leading force in the St. Charles County business community since 1992. The Business and Industry Program works with large and small employers to identify job skills and training needs for thousands of workers and employers targeting primarily St. Charles, Pike, Lincoln, Montgomery and Callaway counties.

Our training features: • Experienced facilitators in a wide range of disciplines. • On- and off-site training options. • Flexible scheduling. • A focus on adult learning. • Cutting-edge technology and resources.

Liaison to State Training Funds The SCC Workforce Development Department is recognized by the state of Missouri as a Local Education Agency (LEA) for the application and administration of state funds for company training programs, new jobs training and similar grant funding programs. If your company meets state guidelines, you may be eligible to receive funding assistance to support employee training. Workforce Development can assist you in applying for state funds. For additional information, call 636-922-8474 or email workforcedevelopment@stchas.edu.

Missouri Career Center Partnership The Missouri Career Center Partnership is a federally funded program that provides professional job search assistance to job seekers in St. Charles County. The program is part of the Workforce Investment Act serving individuals who have been displaced from their jobs and are unlikely to find employment in their previous occupation. This service is provided through the St. Charles County Department of Workforce Development at the Missouri Career Center. Contact the Missouri Career Center at 636-255-6060.

Services Provided: • Job Search Assistance: Including résumé preparation, identification of transferable skills, informational and job interviewing skills and marketing yourself to employers. Various workshops and networking opportunities are provided. • Individual Career Consultation: An individual plan of action is developed to determine job search goals and career direction. • Career Resource Center: For use by customers during their job search. Phones, copier, fax machine, PCs, laser printers and employer directories are available. Internet access is also available. • Job Placement Assistance: Including current labor market information and access to available job listings from area employers. • Training Opportunities: Available for eligible customers who require upgrade training or retraining into a different career. Contact our office to see if you qualify. • Résumé Development and Critique: Gives the job seeker an excellent opportunity to enhance his or her résumé to its fullest extent. • Career Assessments: Various standardized formal assessments are used to allow job seekers to match their skills and temperaments to other occupations. This is a must for the job seeker wishing to enter into a new industry.

School-Business Programs: Investing in the Future Workforce Today’s youths are tomorrow’s workforce. School-Business Programs has established a coalition of educators and business leaders who work together to make a difference in the lives of young people. Programs focus on career development, career exploration and career readiness. For more information, call 636-922-8474. 40

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Adult Education and Literacy Adult Education and Literacy (AEL/ELA/HSE) St. Charles Community College coordinates a four-county effort (St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Pike) to teach reading, math and writing skills and concepts, to prepare people to take the High School Equivalency tests (HSE) and to assist non-native speakers in gaining English proficiency. Free day and evening classes are available. Students must be at least 17 years old and not enrolled in secondary school. For more information about class times, locations or the services below, call SCC at 636-922-8411 or visit stchas.edu/ael.

High School Equivalency Instruction is available for students to improve basic skills, learn new skills and to prepare for and pass all five of the High School Equivalency tests.

English as a Second Language (ESL) ESL classes provide reading, writing, listening and speaking activities at English proficiency levels for people wishing to improve their English language skills.

Citizenship Preparation Classes help students prepare for the citizenship interview. Students must have a resident card for four years or more (two years if spouse is a citizen) and at least intermediate-level English skills.

TOEFL Preparation Classes help students prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Students whose first language is not English must pass this test for admission to college.

Celebrating Adult Education and Literacy in St. Charles County! AEL STUDENT RECOGNITION CEREMONY 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017 Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. facebook.com/sccael

Pronunciation Classes In this class, students will learn how to pay closer attention to the unique, challenging sounds of the English language. Students will actively improve their rhythm and intonation, practice aloud as a group and individually with an instructor. Students will enhance listening and communication skills through practicing better pronunciation.

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing On Jan. 1, 2014, the approved high school equivalency test for Missouri became the HiSET, which is offered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). this test is available only on computer but can be taken at various sites across Missouri, including St. Charles Community College. Paper and pencil high school equivalency tests are no longer offered for community test takers. Registration for the HiSET is done entirely on the computer. Registration information, cost information and test scheduling can be found at www.hiset.org. Students who register for all five equivalency tests will pay $95. These five tests must be scheduled within the span of one year. Students who wish to register and pay for tests separately will pay $27 for the first test and $17 each for the remaining four test sections. All payments must be made by electronic check, debit or credit card. Please refer to the HiSET website for more detailed information (www.hiset.org). The SCC Adult Education and Literacy program can be reached at 636-922-8411.

Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer tutors are needed to work with adult literacy students and in the HSE and ESL classrooms. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and must have a clear background check. They work with individuals or small groups of students under the direction of the classroom teacher. Training is provided. No previous experience is required. Call 636-922-8504 or email jboria@stchas.edu for more information.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AEL/ELA/HSE, CALL 636-922-8411 OR VISIT STCHAS.EDU/AEL.

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Registration Payment must be received when you enroll. Online – 24 hours a day – 7 days a week stchas.edu/learnforlife

Announcements will be made on KMOX Radio (1120 AM), KSDK TV (Channel 5), KMOV TV (Channel 4) and KTVI TV (Channel 2). In the case of evening classes held at middle schools and high schools in the area, SCC classes will not meet if it has been announced that the schools themselves are closed.

Accommodations/Support: By Phone – Call 636-922-8233 at least one

week before the first class meeting during the hours listed below. Telephone registration: Visa, Discover and MasterCard only accepted as payment.

By Mail – Send the registration form, with your check or money order to: SCC Division of Corporate & Community Development 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, HUM 103 Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 In Person – Register in HUM 103. Registration hours: • 8a-7p Monday-Thursday; • 8:30a-4p Fridays. Refund Policy: If you drop a class, you will receive a 100 percent refund if the class is dropped one business day before the first meeting or earlier. No refund will be given if the class is dropped the day of class or later. Events which may require more advanced notice to cancel include, but are not limited to, certain business and industry classes, conferences, trips, day trips and other special events. For these exceptions, refer to the LAST DAY TO CANCEL information listed in the course description. If you have a situation that warrants an override of the above policy, an explanation of the circumstances should be made in writing to the Division of Corporate and Community Development. The appropriate associate dean will review the situation to determine if a refund can be granted and will notify you accordingly. Refunds should be received within 30 days.

St. Charles Community College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Please email dss@stchas.edu with your accommodations request. It is recommended that you contact the college 10 business days prior to the event.

How to Read a Course Description Create Your Own Photo Book If you’ve ever dreamed of publishing your photos in a book, this course is for you. Learn how to create photo albums, calendars, cards and more. Impress your friends and family with special holiday gifts! 5/9-5/23 W 6:30-9:30p $79

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Campus-Closed Dates Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day March 17 – Floating Holiday April 14 – Spring Holiday May 29 – Memorial Day

Calendar of Events

Inclement Weather Policy: In the event of

severe weather conditions or other emergencies, the SCC president may cancel classes and close the campus for a partial or full day. The college will update the SCC website (stchas. edu) and main number 636-922-8000, send a text message through the Emergency Alert System, and contact selected radio and television stations, when the timing of conditions allow, by 5 a.m. for day classes and no later than 4 p.m. for evening classes (if bad weather develops during the day). The college will typically update the college website and main number prior to contacting the selected radio and television stations. It is recommended to use the college’s website or main number in order to receive information in a more timely manner.

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March 1 – Summer camp registration begins March 17-19, 24-26 – YPT Show: Disney’s The Little Mermaid April 29 – That ‘80s Run 5K, 10K, and Radical Mile View more at stchas.edu/calendar.


SEND YOUR REGISTRATION FORM AND CHECK TO: St. Charles Community College, Corporate & Community Development – HUM 103 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 To pay by credit card, visit stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233. Fees should be included in your payment if indicated in the course description. Name Address_______________________________ City/State________________ ZIP Date of Birth: Mo.______ /Day_____/Year____ Home Phone (

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CLASS LOCATIONS Classes are located on the SCC campus unless otherwise noted. Class location information is listed below. NOTE: For on-campus classes, students should go to the Humanities Building, Room 103, during office hours, or call 636-922-8233 for specific room assignments. After hours and on Saturdays, go to the ADM Welcome Center. For the Arts Council, if you have accessibility concerns, call 636-922-8233 for directions on where to park and enter the building.

Locations found in this schedule Art Glass Array 501 N. Kingshighway St. Charles, MO 63301 636-724-0288

Cupcake Amore 2443 Highway K O’Fallon, MO 63368 636-294-1445

St. Charles Arts Council 7443 Village Center Drive O’Fallon, MO 63368 636-561-0028

St. Charles Community College 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 636-922-8000

Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar 217 S.Main Street O’Fallon, MO 63366 636-281-2233

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an equal opportunity employer. Inquiries may be directed to: Vice President for Human Resources, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865.

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Upcoming Events Spring production: Disney’s The Little Mermaid March 17-19, 24-26 • Tickets available at stchastickets.com

Crappie University 2017 Feb. 1-22 • $89 • Register at stchas.edu/learnforlife

That ‘80s Run & Health Expo April 29 • 10K – 5K – Radical Mile That80sRun.org

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2017 CED winter schedule  

SCC Continuing Education schedule of non-credit courses and programs Winter 2017.

2017 CED winter schedule  

SCC Continuing Education schedule of non-credit courses and programs Winter 2017.