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FALL 2018



Workforce Development | Adult Education STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE & Literacy | 636-922-8233







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This schedule of classes brought to you by the

SCC DIVISION OF CORPORATE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Dr. Barbara Kavalier, SCC President Amanda Sizemore, Assistant VP Amanda Rose Associate Dean Adult Education & Literacy

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

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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.





Academic Enhancement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Youth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4


Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 Crafts and Hobbies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .6 Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-8 Writing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 8


Dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 Health and Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13


Culinary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 Hobby Certification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Home and Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19 Money. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-20 Paranormal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Special Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21


Computers/Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-25 Small Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Career Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Online Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29


Health Occupations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31


Training Solutions for Workforce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Adult Education and Literacy, ESL, HSE Testing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 How to Enroll, Registration, Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35











Preparation is the key to maximize your test score in order to maximize scholarships and attend the college of your choice. Each component of the test prep program focuses on the most essential skills students need, including the latest and most proven test-taking strategies and tips. Review each section of the test while learning tips, mastering strategies and reviewing the skills necessary to do well on each section. A test prep pre-test will be given the first night and then analyzed to show strengths and weaknesses. Bring a calculator and #2 pencil to class. Textbook required, can be purchased at the SCC Bookstore. 9/10-10/22 M 10/18-12/6 TH

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

ActivStars Cheer (Ages 4-16)

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 teams. $8 per week for a 45-minute session for ages 4-9 yrs., payable at each practice; $9 per week for a 60-minute session for ages 10 & up, payable at each practice. Please see ACTIVSTARS website or call 888-619-2131 for registration. First practice time located in College Center Room 204. Age determines time slot. Placement will determine time of future class meetings. 9/6-1/24



$149 $149


about teaching kids? 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. $8 per 45-minute session for beginners, payable at each class; $9 per 60-minute session for advanced, payable at each class. Please see ACTIVSTARS website or call 888-619-2131 for registration. First class meets in College Center Room 204 for orientation and to determine placement. Placement determines time slot. Future day and meeting time will be determined by placement. 9/10-1/7 M

We are looking to hire teachers by mid-January for our College for All Kids summer 2019 program, especially if you have a background in technology.


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Amy Fitzwilliam at 636-922-8335.


Painting Clouds & Water in Watercolor

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. 9/10-10/22 M

6:30-8:30p $75

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. 9/10-10/15 M 10/22-12/3 M

6-9p 6-9p

Join award winning artist, Linda Wilmes, for a wonderful tour of painting calm, rushing, flowing water over rocks and a waterfall. Discover the amount of water needed to give the right results. Color theory will be discussed and each application will be demonstrated. Supply list available online. 10/9-10/30 T



NEW! Acrylic Painting for the Beginner

Learn how to paint, even if you have never held a paintbrush. Start with a step-by-step landscape, move on to painting from photos, and end up painting from life. By the end of the class you will have the basics down and will be ready to paint projects you enjoy. 9/5-10/10 W

6:30-8:30p $89

$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. Ron will show you his recommendations for supplies needed for your first class. 11/8-12/20

6-9p 6-9p

$149 $149

Watercolor Basics and Beyond

Explore warm and cool colors, negative painting, lifting techniques and brushwork while creating vibrant watercolor paintings. Instructor modeling will occur each week. Supply list available online. 10/17-11/14 W

6:30-8:30p $99

Painting Acrylics With Watercolor

Do you love the look of watercolor art? Achieve the look of watercolor using acrylics. Transparent washes of color will be used to add dimension and depth. No experience is needed – for any artist who would like to learn new techniques in the painting process. Supply list available online. 11/6-11/27 T

6:30-8:30p $99

Basic Drawing

Anyone can learn to draw! The fail-proof method of sighting, gives accurate results to draw absolutely any subject from basic still life to portraits. Finding correct proportions to the final shading to add form, this class offers everything needed to improve drawing techniques to composing creative compositions. Supply list available online. 9/4-9/25 T

6:30-8:30p $99



Growth Fused Glass Ornaments

Perfect for holiday gift giving. Make a trio of fused glass ornaments in this fun class. Additional ornaments can be made for $5 if time allows. Class held at Art Glass Array in St. Charles. A $15 supply fee is payable with tuition. 11/13


6:30-8:30p $35

Fused Glass Vase

Light will sparkle through the glass in these fun vases. Learn to nip and decorate a glass blank to make a 6-inch vase. Class held at Art Glass Array. A $20 supply fee payable with tuition. 9/18


6:30-8:30p $35

CRAFTS AND HOBBIES Furniture and Cabinet Painting

Transform your furniture with paint! Get hands-on instructions from a local master furniture painter. Bring in your own small piece of furniture or cabinet door to paint in class and get expertise guidance on how to change your piece from drab to fab. Learn what type of paint is best for the look you want to achieve for your painted piece. Use paints like: chalk-style paint, acrylic paint or wood gel stains. Learn about waxing, glazing and destressing furniture techniques. Class held at Red Posie in St. Charles. $22 supply fee payable with tuition. 9/12 W 6-9p $39 10/17 W 6-9p $39

Texture Glass Plate

Choose from one of our ceramic texture plates to melt a fun glass design over. The 7-inch plate will have an embossed texture on the back. A $20 supply fee payable with tuition. Class held at Art Glass Array. 10/4


6:30-8:30p $35

NEW! DIY Paint Workshops – Sign

Tired of those Pinterest projects not turning out the way you would like? Let Mommy's Design Farm guide you on how to create a beautiful, unique, pretty sign that you can proudly display in your home or give as a special gift. Can bring snacks and drinks; no alcohol please. 9/13





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. 8/21-12/4 T



NEW! DIY Paint Workshops – Clock

Tired of those Pinterest projects not turning out the way you would like? Let Mommy's Design Farm guide you on how to create a beautiful, unique working clock that you can proudly display in your home or give as a special gift. Can bring snacks and drinks; no alcohol please.

Concert Band


8/20-12/3 M




For woodwind, brass or percussion instruments, students study music techniques through rehearsals, culminating in a public performance. Must provide your own instrument. 6:30-9:10p $98

Orchestra Ensemble

For string, wind or brass instruments. Group playing and rehearsal, technical and performance skills, culminating in a concert at the end of the session. 8/23-12/6




6:30-9:10p $98

Growth Jazz Band

Suzuki Music Education

A performance course where students study through rehearsals, culminating in a public performance. Enrollment in Concert Band is helpful. Must provide your own instrument.

Suzuki is based on the concept that children can be taught to play an instrument in much the same way they learn to speak. Violin, viola, cello and piano are available. Sixteen lessons plus one weekly group lesson. Payment plan available! Lesson times are arranged between instructor and student. Payment plan available! Lesson times are arranged between instructor and student.

8/22-12/5 W

6:30-9:10p $98

Introduction to Voiceovers – One-on-One Video Session

This fun and empowering 90-minute 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 recorded so you can receive a professional voice evaluation later. Check out the video at http:// to get a better sense of how the class works. Prerequisite: Must be 18 years old. Date and time scheduled at time of enrollment. 11/20

By Appointment


An Introduction to Voiceovers

Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends in the industry and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. Learn about the different types of voiceovers and the tools you’ll need to succeed. Your instructor, a professional, working voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Minimum age requirement is 18 years old. 11/6 T 6-8p $49

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. 9/12-9/26 W 10/10-10/24 W

7-8p 7-8p

$39 $39



By Appointment

$440 (30 minutes) $550 (45 minutes) $660 (60 minutes)

PHOTOGRAPHY Beginning Photography

Get comfortable with how your camera works and get the best photographs possible. Learn camera functions, good composition and how to show your work in the most flattering way. You will be introduced to the concepts of photographing people along with objects. Classroom instruction and hands-on practice through exciting homework challenges, followed by class discussions, will help you learn to get the most from your photographs. Get that sparkle in the eyes of your subjects and achieve the images you have always wanted to take! Bring digital camera to class. 9/5-10/13 W

6:30-8:30p $89

10/23-11/20 T

6:30-8:30p $89

Photography II – Beyond the Basics

Continue to unfold the beauty and joy of digital photography. Learn the intricacies behind aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they can change the outcome of your photographs. Fine-tune your photographic skills by understanding how to set up your shots to get consistently good results. Discover how great pictures result from careful attention to basic elements of photographic composition along with the best use of lighting and an intriguing subject. Prerequisite: Beginning Photography or equivalent experience. Bring digital camera to class. 10/11-11/1 Th

6:30-8:30p $79

creative talent AND TEACH FOR US. Download a course proposal from our website. Visit or call 636-922-8233 for more information.



Growth Nature Photography

Learn how to up your game in nature and scenic photography using the equipment you already own. You don't have to go to exotic locations to get great nature shots. Nature begins in your own backyard! Discover how to get the most out of whatever equipment you have while shooting scenes, wildlife and macro/close-ups. Class meets four times and takes two field trips. Prerequisite: Must know camera functions. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 10/1-11/5 M

6:30-8:30p $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. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 10/17-11/28 W

6:30-8:30p $99

Night Photography

Just because the sun has set over the horizon doesn't mean that it's time to pack up your camera! Taking photographs at night is a much greater challenge than daytime, but if you've always wanted to try and get those fun images of fireworks, city skylines and carnivals, then this class is for you. Class will cover how-to techniques including location and equipment selection, camera settings, painting with light and how to add just the right amount of flash. 9/6-10/4


6:30-8:30p $89

WRITING NEW! MS Word Specifically for Authors

Most users are unaware of rich features built into MS Word to make authoring a book much easier. Learn how MS Word can automatically create a table of contents and index and update the page numbers on them as changes are made to your text. The use of styles is extremely important to authors to maintain consistency of format and to take advantage of the automated updating features of MS Word. 9/20 11/8

Th Th


$39 $39

How to Publish a Book With Amazon's Create Space

Self-publishing is easier than it's ever been thanks to Amazon's Create Space. See the process of what's involved to get your clever idea or story published and listed for sale on Amazon. Students will receive the instructor's self-published book on Amazon, 100 Plus Things to Do With Your Grandchild, as an aid to see how the process works. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word. A companion class is begin offered, MS Word Specifically for Authors. Review the description and make sure you have those skills before enrolling in this class. 9/27 11/15

Th Th

6-9p 6-9p

$39 $39

NEW! A Legacy Writing Workshop

Want to start that book, poem or commentary you've had in mind? Begin by responding to prompts from short stories, magazines, memoirs, movies, etc. Write responses in your own Book of Sweets, a place to compile your sentiments and save them for future use. 9/18-9/25 T


6-9p 6-9p




Ballroom III – Disco Hustle 9/11-10/30 T 11/6-11/27 T

9:05-10:05p $52 9:05-10:05p $26

Ballroom IV – Amalgamation of Dance ADVANCED STUDENTS ONLY. 9/9-10/28 Su 11/4-12/2 Su

Social dance instructors Stan Mayer and Linda Landwehr

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

Ballroom I (Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, Swing) 9/9-10/28 Su 9/10-10/29 M 9/12-10/31 W 11/4-12/2 Su 11/5-11/26 M 11/7-12/5 W

Beginner Swing II 9/11-10/30 T 11/6-11/27 T

Beginner Swing III

12:55-1:55p $52 6:55-7:55p $52 6:55-7:55p $52 12:55-1:55p $26 6:55-7:55p $26 6:55-7:55p $26

Ballroom II (Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, Swing) 9/10-10/29 M 9/12-10/31 W 11/5-11/26 M 11/7-12/5 W

Beginner Swing I (Rhythm, Social, Street Style/Imperial) 9/11-10/30 T 11/6-11/27 T


4:10-5:10p $52 4:10-5:10p $26

9/9-10/28 Su 11/4-12/2 Su

6:55-7:55p $52 6:55-7:55p $26

8-9p 8-9p

$52 $26

2-3p 2-3p

$52 $26

8-9p 8-9p

$52 $26

Line Dance (variety) 9/13-11/1 11/8-12/6

Th Th

West Coast Swing I and II

5:50-6:50p $52 8-9p $52 5:50-6:50p $26 8-9p $26

9/12-10/31 W 11/7-12/5 W

5:50-6:50p $52 5:50-6:50p $26

Beginner Lindy Hop/Jitterbug 9/9-10/28 Su 11/4-12/2 Su

Ballroom III – Tango I 9/13-11/1 11/8-12/6

Th Th

3:05-4:05p $52 3:05-4:05p $26

6:55-7:55p $52 6:55-7:55p $26

Ballroom III – Waltz I 9/10-10/29 M 11/5-11/26 M

8-9p 8-9p

$52 $26



Well-Being FITNESS

Sticky exercise mats (available in the SCC Bookstore) are required in ALL Pilates and yoga classes.

Cardio Core Strength

A blend of cardio, yoga, Pilates and strength training using a stability ball. This class is done using the Swiss ball. 8/20-10/15 M/W 10/17-12/12 M/W

Noon-12:50p $98 Noon-12:50p $98

Step and Muscle Conditioning

Using the step platform, challenge the cardiovascular system, and then turn to bands and weights to tone the muscles. 8/20-10/15 M/W 10/17-12/12 M/W

4:30-5:20p $98 4:30-5:20p $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. 8/20-10/15 M/W 10/17-12/12 M/W

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

$98 $98

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. 8/18-10/13 S 10/20-12/15 S

10-11:15a $75 10-11:15a $75


Students learn effective body dynamics in order to deliver punches, blocks, strikes, and kicks. These skills are practiced solo, with pads, and with partners in a positive, supportive, friendly environment. Loose athletic clothing required. 9/25-11/17 T Th S 11/27-12/18 T Th S


8:15-9:15p, 1-2p and 11a-noon 8:15-9:15p, 1-2p and 11a-noon

$139 $40


Gentle Yoga I

Learn the basics of proper alignment, lengthening the spine, and understanding how breathing and postures are linked together when used in motion and stillness. Most postures are taught with students seated on chairs with props as supports. Standing postures are taught with chairs as balance support. Yoga movement gives you greater flexibility, strength and a deep sense of relaxation. 8/20-10/15 M/Th 10/22-12/13 M/Th

10:15-11:15a $98 10:15-11:15a $98

Gentle Yoga II

Learn yoga basics of proper alignment, lengthened spine and engaged limbs, while continuing to honor your body with a gentle, mindful practice. The class is taught seated, on hands and knees, and standing with an emphasis on moving through a yoga practice on the mat. Class is ideal for students who have taken Gentle Yoga I and want to expand their practice. Prerequisite: Gentle Yoga I. 8/20-10/15 M Th 10/25-12/20 M Th

11:30a-12:30p and 9-10a $98 11:30a-12:30p and 9-10a $98

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. 10/16-12/4 T



Well-Being Classical Pilates

Practical Self Defense

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. Rings, bands and weights will be used to strengthen arthritic areas that need it.

Learn 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 combatives. Topics covered are striking techniques, avoidance strategies, de-escalation techniques, ground survival, weapons defense, post-conflict resolution and combat psychology.

10/2-11/29 T/Th 12/4-12/20 T/Th 10/3-11/28 M/W 12/3-12/19 M/W

5:30-6:30p $98 5:30-6:30p $40 10:50-11:50a $98 10:50-11:50a $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. 8/20-10/15 M/W 10/17-12/12 M/W

11-11:50a 11-11:50a

$98 $98


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! 8/20-10/15 M/W 8/21-10/16 T/Th 10/17-12/17 M/W 10/18-12/18 T/Th 8/20-10/15 M/W 10/17-12/12 M/W

10-10:50a $98 Noon-12:50p $98 10-10:50a $98 Noon-12:50p $98 5:30-6:20p $98 5:30-6:20p $98


8/23-10/11 Th 10/18-12/13 Th

7-8p 7-8p

$75 $75

Tai Chi for Mind and Body

Improve your body, health, fitness and mind by learning the basics of Tai Chi. Discover how it can release daily stress, improve balance, flexibility, strength and sense of well-being. Experience the body responding to slow, rhythmic, flowing movements, benefiting both mind and body. Open to all skill levels. 8/21-10/9 T 8/21-10/9 T 10/16-12/4 T 10/16-12/4 T

6-6:50p 7-7:50p 6-6:50p 7-7:50p

$75 $75 $75 $75

NEW! Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Course designed to increase aging adults' access to a safe, structured and effective strength training program. Learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. Upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Class led by trained specialists from the University of Missouri Extension. 9/10-10/31 M/W



Join the fun and learn a new sport! Pickleball, the fastest-growing new sport in the nation, combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. The game is played on a court using paddles, balls and a low net. The court is the same size as a doubles badminton court. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 8/22-10/10 W 10/17-12/12 W

6:15-8p 6:15-8p

$98 $98


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. 8/27-10/22 M/W 10/24-12/12 M/W

7-8p 7-8p

REGISTER EARLY SO YOUR CLASS DOESN’T CANCEL! Classes with insufficient registration usually cancel one week before start date.

$98 $86 STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233




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 five classes and save! Individual dates and times below


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. Tuition includes $12 supply fee. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 8/28 T 6-9p $42

Probiotics Series: Water Kefir

Water kefir is an effervescent probiotic that is similar to Kombucha but with a sweeter taste and slightly different fermenting and flavoring process. This class will give you all the basic necessary supplies to get you started in creating your own water kefir. Tuition includes $20 supply fee. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 10/2

Probiotics Series: Introduction to Kombucha Brewing

Kombucha is a living health drink created by Symbiotic Culture of Yeast and Bacteria (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. Tuition includes $20 supply fee. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 9/11 T 6-9p $50

Probiotics Series: Fermented Veggies

Learn the ancient art of lactofermentation which preserves food and nourishes your body. Participants will take home a jar of live probiotic vegetables made in this hands-on class. Tuition includes $11 supply fee. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. 9/25 T 6-9p $41




6-8:30p $45

Probiotics Series: Kombucha Advanced Brewing 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. Prior class or kombucha brewing experience is preferred. Class held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie. A supply fee of $15 will be payable the first night of class if a student has not taken Introduction to Kombucha Brewing. 10/9


6-8:30p $25

Well-Being Adult CPR and AED

This course is designed to train lay responders when to dial 911, how to give CPR, how to use an AED and how to provide relief of choking. It will provide the responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and to minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. All materials included. Those successfully completing the course will receive CPR/AED completion card good for two years.

Need to get food safety certified

for your job?

10/23 T 6-9p $75

Check out the Food Protection Manager Certification course on page 27 for details.


Become a NASM Certified Professional Trainer. The NASM personal training certification is the preferred top choice among professionals when it comes to certification programs in Missouri and throughout the country. Get a solid educational experience in the personal training field with Shawn Dunn and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). This intense, 16-week course includes the cost of all materials and the final exam fee. In-depth look at: psychology anatomy and physiology biomechanics, myofascial structuring, postural deviations, musculoskeletal assessment and capacities and resistance training modalities. 8/30-12/20 T/Th



• Official NASM curriculum • Step-by-step hands-on training • Work virtually anywhere and at anytime

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (, predicts about 10-14 percent job growth for fitness trainers and instructors, including personal trainers, over the period from 2016 through 2026. The national median salary for these workers was $39,210 in May 2017.





HANDS-ON COOKING CLASSES: Participants must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.

NEW! Spice or Herb?

Create distinctive flavors that define the great culinary regions of the world. Learn what an herb is versus a spice. Why have they become so important to our meals? How do they enliven and enhance different foods? Let your senses rejoice as we enjoy herb crepes filled with delights and some Cajun shrimp. All accompanied with wine pairings. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 9/11


6-8:30p $55

NEW! Fabulous Fall

Enjoy the hearty tastes of fall! Roasted chicken breasts with caramelized onions and fall fruit, sausage and spinach skillet pizza, romaine and spinach salad, and chocolate waffle turtle cookies. All accompanied with wine pairings. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 10/9


6-8:30p $55

NEW! Let's Have Some Friends Over!

Goat-cheese stuffed mushrooms, winter greens and bacon, crisp mustard-glazed chicken breasts, braised potatoes and vanilla pudding. All accompanied with wine pairings. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 11/13 T


Individual dates and times below


NEW! Cake Decorating Series – Cake Decorating

Learn the basics to create a beautiful level cake. Frost the cake and finish with smooth icing. Using a pastry bag and a variety of tips, learn to design borders, polka dots, dot flowers and simple writing techniques. Each student will take home his or her decorated cake and recipes. Aprons and take-home boxes will be provided. Must bring a plain, un-iced 8- or 10-inch cake and a basic tip set. 9/12 W 6-9p $49

NEW! Cake Decorating Series – Cupcake Decorating Cupcakes have their own personality, make you smile and are perfect for all occasions from school activities to weddings. Create perfect cupcakes, frostings, fillings and fondants through hands-on, simple techniques and kitchen-tested recipes. Take home six decorated cupcakes and recipes. Cupcakes and aprons will be provided. Supply list available online. 10/10 W 6-9p $49

6-8:30p $55

NEW! Fast and Delicious Prosciutto-wrapped mango bites, creamy herb dip, chicken fried rice, chicken scaloppine with spinach and linguine, salted caramel strawberries, and Mia's bananas foster. All accompanied with wine pairings. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 12/11 T

Inspire and celebrate your friends and family with beautiful cakes and cupcakes. Learn basic tehcniques that are sure to make your edible creations masterpieces.  Learn to fill cakes and cupcakes, construct beautiful flowers out of gum paste, and properly work with fondant.  

6-8:30p $55


NEW! Cake Decorating Series – Cake Decorating for the Holidays

Impress your family and friends with a beautiful holiday-themed cake decorated by you! Learn how to make an 8-inch layer cake with vanilla buttercream. Take home recipes and the cake you decorate. Aprons and take-home boxes will be provided. Supply list available online. 11/7 W 6-9p $49

Personal Enrichment NEW! Salsa and Tomatoes

Interest in home food preservation has increased in recent years with the farm-to-table movement. Learn the most up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations and tested recipes that will help you safely preserve produce and other products. This hands-on course will focus specifically on how to can tomatoes and salsas. Presented by the University of Missouri Extension. Class held at UM Extension in St. Peters. 9/10 M 6-8p $30

World War II Series

Interest in home food preservation has increased in recent years with the farm-to-table movement. Learn the most up-to-date, research-based procedural recommendations and tested recipes that will help you safely preserve produce and other products. This hands-on course will focus on specifically on dehydration, freezing and storage of homegrown produce. Presented by the University of Missouri Extension. Class at UM Extension in St. Peters.

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.

9/17 M 6-8p $30

Individual dates and times below

NEW! Make the Garden Last All Year


History of WWII Series Session 1: Prelude to War

This session covers time period 1919-1939.




1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Series Session 2: War Engulfs Europe

History With Richard

This session covers time period 1939-1943. 10/18

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


1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Series Session 3: The United States Enters the War

This session covers time period 1941-1944. 10/25


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. 11/1


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. 11/8


1:30-3:30p $19



Personal Enrichment Civil War Series This four-part series will examine the bloodiest conflict in American history from its origins in the slave trade and the controversy over the rights of the states versus the federal government through the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter, and on through Gettysburg, Appomattox and Reconstruction. Enroll in all four classes and save.

History of Baseball

Batter up! Do you know how baseball transformed from a pastoral game to a multi-billion-dollar business, who were the great stars of the St. Louis Browns, or how the St. Louis Cardinals got their name? Explore the rich history of baseball through the ages. 9/20-10/4


Individual dates and times below


Civil War Series – Session 1: Prelude to War (1607-1861) 9/18


1:30-3:30p $19

1:30-3:30p $49

Civil War Series – Session 2: War Engulfs the Nation (1861-1863) 9/25


1:30-3:30p $19

Civil War Series – Session 3: The Social and Economic Aspects of the War 10/2


1:30-3:30p $19

Civil War Series – Session 4: The Road to Appomattox, Reconstruction and the Aftermath

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.



1:30-3:30p $19

Rocking Your World

This session covers time period 1607-1775.

Interested in how music influenced culture and vice versa in the '60s and '70s? Examine the influence of the rock genre on Western culture and how Western culture, in turn, influenced the music. Learn about the early roots of rock, the Invasion of the British and what the psychedelics were saying about the civil rights movement, Vietnam and the drug culture. Journey from the disasters at Woodstock and Altamont, through the era of arena rock and how the music reflected the culture's hangover from the '60s.



Individual dates and times below


American Revolution Series: Session 1 – Prelude to War T

1:30-3:30p $19

American Revolution Series: Session 2 – From Lexington to Saratoga

This session covers time period from 1775-1777. 11/13


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. 11/20 T 1:30-3:30p $19 16 STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233


1:30-3:30p $35

NEW! Missouri's Murderous Matrons

Missouri had two separate female serial killers in the early 20th century who were using arsenic to kill neighbors, family and spouses. Bertha Gifford and Emma Hepperman killed almost 30 people between them. Learn about Missouri's Murderous Matrons with author, Victoria Cosner. 10/26


10a-noon $29

Personal Enrichment HOBBY CERTIFICATION Amateur Radio General Class License Upgrade

This is the second of three U.S. Amateur Radio licenses. You must already hold a Technician Class license or have recently passed the Technician license exam. Upgrading to a General license only requires passing a written examination. The Morse Code requirement has been dropped. Textbook required. Textbook can be purchased online "The ARRL General Class License Manual, 8th Edition," www., or Gateway Electronics. 9/12-11/14 W



Amateur Radio Technician License Course & 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 4th Edition" Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc., ($29.95) 9/12-11/14 W



creative talent AND TEACH FOR US. Download a course proposal from our website. Visit or call 636-922-8233 for more information.


NEW! Drone Ownership Workshop

Learn how to safely fly a drone! This workshop is taught by certified Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) remote pilots who will have drones to fly for hands-on introductory UAS/drone flight. Experience First Person View (FPV) goggles, learn UAS/drone operations, safety and handling, deciding which UAS/drone works best for the job, commercial vs. recreation UAS, drone uses, flying legally and the responsibilities of flight, understanding the FAA, best overview of airspace and aeronautic charts, basic overview of weather, METARS and TAFS, FAA permission and flight waivers, risk management and safety, and information on additional training and education required to become an FAA 14 CFR, Part 107 Certified Remote Pilot in Command.


9/22 S 9a-4p $249

Classes with insufficient registration usually cancel one week before start date.



Personal Enrichment HOME AND GARDEN NEW! Preserve Your Herbs

Enjoy this demonstration on how to pick your favorite herbs at the peak of freshness, how to dry and preserve parts for use later in soups, stews and sauces. Learn which plants can be brought in and grown in the kitchen for fresh use during the winter months. Class also offers recipe sharing as a bonus! Presented by SCC and the University of Missouri Extension Master Gardeners. 9/12 W 6-8p $25

LANGUAGE HANDS-ON COOKING CLASSES: 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. 9/10-11/12 M



More Spanish

This continuation of Spanish I expands reading, vocabulary and grammar skills. Prerequisite: Spanish I or instructor permission. NO BOOK REQUIRED. 9/13-11/15 Th



Beginning French NEW! Seeds From Year-to-Year

Learn an economical way to continue to grow that favorite vegetable, herb or flower from the current year to next. Learn how to collect the correct plant whose seeds will grow true, when to collect seeds and how to store seeds for the next year. Presented by SCC and the University of Missouri Extension Master Gardeners. 9/19 W 6-8p $25

NEW! Jewels of the Spring Garden Bulbs

Plant bulbs now for the show of late winter/early spring color. View a selection of the many varieties other than tulips and daffodils that are available in our area. It's also time for the great garlic installation – many varieties to choose from. Presented by SCC and the University of Missouri Extension Master Gardeners. 10/3 W 6-8p $25

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. 9/10-11/12 M



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. 9/10-11/12 M



NEW! The Best of France

The instructor will present and comment upon scenic areas, mountains, rivers, lakes, beaches and islands, castles, vineyards and quaint villages, historic landmarks, cathedrals and bridges, fashions, foods and lifestyles, prehistoric sites, troglodyte dwellings, art and museums. Find out why so many would-be travelers think of France as their dream destination. Learn about the French Hexagon. The discovery of France will continue on subsequent lessons. NO BOOK REQUIRED. 9/13-11/15 Th





Personal Enrichment NEW! The Best of Italy

The instructor will present and comment upon scenic areas, mountains, rivers, beaches and islands, fortresses, vineyards and quaint villages, historic landmarks, cathedrals and bridges, fashion, foods and lifestyles, prehistoric sites, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque, Renaissance and Baroque art forms, and most famous paintings and sculptures. Find out why so many would-be travelers think of Italy as their dream destination. Learn about the Italian boot. The discovery of Italy will continue on subsequent lessons. NO BOOK REQUIRED. 9/13-11/15 Th



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


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. 9/12-9/19 W



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. 8/16-9/20 Th 10/11-11/15 Th

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

$89 $89

Strategies for Estate Planning

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. 6:30-9p


NEW! Adaptive Distribution Theory for Retirement

Innovative retirement solutions are not easily developed or understood. Retirees have a small margin for error and may be hypersensitive to losses, so they need approaches that focus on downside risk and adapt as goals, risks, biases, wants and markets change over time. Learn how to redefine risk and capture investor psychology. Risk and cash flow will be addressed as well as managing a portfolio using acceptable annualized erosion rates and building a buffer of earnings. The ability to see the obvious is a recurring theme and the key to retirement income solutions. Spouse can attend for free. 10/17-11/7 W


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? 10/3-10/17 W


10/16-10/23 T

Stock Market Series – Understanding the Stock Market




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. 11/7-11/14 W



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. 11/28-12/5 W



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. 12/6






Personal Enrichment Wealth Strategies in Retirement

Understanding Medicare Options

Learn foundational and advanced strategies for retirement. If you are looking forward to or are already in retirement, this is your class! Navigate through the many myths and misconceptions retirees face. Taxes and positioning of assets for longevity.

This course will explain Part A, B, C and D. It will break down what choices you have in simple-to-understand terms and give you the education necessary to plan ahead for yourself, a parent or anyone who is eligible for Medicare. Class is held at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie.

9/12-10/3 W



9/14 10/12 11/9

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 135-page workbook packed with exercises, worksheets and checklists. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. 10/10-10/17 W 10/16-10/23 T

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

$59 $59


10a-noon $10 10a-noon $10 10a-noon $10

PARANORMAL Basics of Ghost Hunting

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 wellknown examples of each type. A step-by-step guide to conducting a paranormal investigation will be provided. Students will get hands-on experience with various types of field equipment needed for an investigation. 10/11




Interactive Ghost Hunting Investigation

Social Security Benefits: What? When? How?

Social Security is one of the most valuable and least understood benefits available to retirees today. Advance planning is essential, and the decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime. This educational workshop will provide you with much-needed information to help you understand the system, coordinate spousal and survivor benefits, minimize taxes and maximize your personal benefits. 9/4 10/2 11/1

T 6:30-8p $10 T 6:30-8p $10 Th 6:30-8p $10

Have you ever wanted to join an established paranormal team investigating a well-known haunted location? Members of the Paranormal Free Agents (PFA) will lead small groups of participants in an interactive investigation at the historic Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton. Students will use several types of equipment to practice various methods of ghost hunting including electronic voice phenomenon sessions. 10/20


7-11:59p $75

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. 10/4






Personal Enrichment SPECIAL INTEREST Retire Early and Travel Free

Would you love to be able to afford to travel more? Learn applicable tips on how to create a money-making 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. Maximize frequent flyer miles, mystery shop, import, teach English, work for tour companies, write articles, shoot photos, volunteer for free vacations, get paid to drive or start a business. Information on the best travel websites, how to avoid scams, how to pack light, learn 50 words in any language and more. Tuition includes copy of presenter's book, Retire and Travel Free, which retails for $39.95. Bon voyage! $15 book fee payable with tuition. 10/11



Your Guide to a Successful Home Sale

Looking to sell your home fast for top dollar? Discover from the experts the details that add impact/value to your home, use competition knowledge to determine selling price, pros and cons of for sale by owner, and marketing techniques. 8/27


6:30-8:30p $25

Top Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Be an informed home buyer. Understand everything you need to know before you purchase a home. Learn what to expect throughout the process, strategies to obtain best value, importance of understanding contracts, getting the right inspections, how to safeguard yourself in any market and more important tips. 9/17


6:30-8:30p $25


NEW! The Business of Sports – Professional and Collegiate

Course will cover the expansion of MLB and NFL to the West Coast, GI Bill and Interstate Highway Act that triggered massive economic growth, effect of ESPN, racial integration of sports, importance of streaming and social media on sports broadcasting, impact of free agency and the development of the NBA. 9/13-10/4




Experience Road Scholar in Missouri. Week-long, all-inclusive programs provide an inspirational blend of exploration and education. Discover new treasures right in your own backyard! Discover the small, historic river towns that are the true heart of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Explore Hermann, Mo., the center of the Missouri Rhineland and wine country, known for its strong German heritage. In St. Charles, walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark at the embarkation point for their historic expedition, and enjoy a lecture from a local historian on the river towns. Trace the early days of Mark Twain at his boyhood home in Hannibal, learn how Washington was settled by family and followers of Daniel Boone, and explore historic Ste. Genevieve.

2018 DATES: SEPT. 9-14, OCT. 14-19 2019 DATES: APRIL 14-19, AUG. 25-30 Come on your own, bring a spouse, or bring a friend. For more information on this program or others, visit to learn the details of a program close to you. Or, call Pam Ronkoski at 636-922-8630 with any additional questions. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233





SECTION Come to SCC and gain the skills you need to succeed and advance in your career. Whether you need updated computer skills to keep up with alwayschanging technology or a certificate to enhance an existing degree or increase your professional value, SCC is the place for professional development. Want to explore your entrepreneurial side? We can help with that, too. SCC offers a wide variety of quality certificate programs, professional development and small-business classes to help you succeed. Don’t see what you are looking for? Give us a call at 636-922-8233, and let us help you find a solution. 22


Business/Professional Development COMPUTERS/TECHNOLOGY Our computer guarantee:

Microsoft Access 2016

Create, edit and manage a database. Customize tables and fields, add and delete records, and perform simple queries.

If you need a refresher or additional classroom time, you may repeat the identical class at no charge for up to one year. Limited seats are available. Standard refund policy applies – you must have attended the class to use the guarantee. Because of the limited number of guarantee “refresher” seats available, you cannot reschedule a refresher class. If you register to repeat a class and do not attend, you forfeit your right to further refresher classes. Please check your schedule carefully before scheduling refresher classes.

10/9-11/6 T

Beginner's Guide to Computers

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

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.

9/10-10/1 M

8/22-9/5 W 10/12-10/26 F

6:30-9p $75 9-11:30a $75

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 ones of different types. 9/12-9/19 W 11/2-11/9 F

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

$55 $55

6:30-9:30p $125

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. 10/3-10/24 W

6:30-9:30p $95

Use Microsoft PowerPoint to entertain, inform, sell or motivate. Make your next presentation on your own. 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. 10/4 Th 9a-4p $95

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 Th 9a-4p $95

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. 11/7-11/14 W

6:30-9:30p $75

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. 10/23-10/30 T

6:30-9:30p $55

Microsoft Publisher 2016

Create brochures, letterhead, invitations, postcards, greeting cards, newsletters and simple web pages using Publisher. Prerequisite: Knowledge of Word. Prerequisite: Knowledge of Word. 11/1-11/15 Th

6:30-9:30p $79 STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233


Business/Professional Development NEW! Google Applications

NEW! iPad/iPhone for Beginners

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!

You purchased an iPhone or iPad only to discover that the technology is tougher than you thought. Learn the basics and functionality of the Apple platform. Universal functions of the iPhone/iPad platform will be taught, and specific apps may vary from device to device. Class will only cover Apple products. Must bring iPhone/iPad to class.



9/7-9/14 F

9a-noon $39

6:30-9:30p $69

Computer Tutoring

Receive one-on-one computer tutoring from a qualified continuing education instructor. Tutoring session is three hours. NO REFUNDS. By Appointment


MS Word Series – Module III

Learn to apply themes and styles for that professional look. Add a creative piece to flyers with shapes and pictures, WordArt, SmartArt and charts. 9/26 10/25

W Th

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

Microsoft Word Series Microsoft Word is the most widely used word processing application on the market. 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.

MS Word Series – Module IV

Individual dates and times below

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 I

For the very beginner. Learn the fundamentals, understand commands, create and save documents, navigate through the document and view multiple windows. 9/12 10/11

W Th

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

MS Word Series – Module II

Conquer working with and editing text, formatting characters, paragraphs and pages including headers and footers. 9/19 10/18


W Th

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


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. 10/3 11/1

W Th

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

MS Word Series – Module V

10/10 11/8

W Th

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

MS Word Series – Module VI

Polish off your knowledge by working with forms, customizing Word to make use of the features you use most and using hyperlinks and macros. 10/17 11/15

W Th

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

Business/Professional Development

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. 9/4 10/29 11/14

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. Individual dates and times below


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. T M W

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

MS Excel Series – Module IV

Microsoft Excel Series

8/21 10/15 10/31


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

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. 9/11 11/5 11/28


6:30-9:30p $39 6:30-9:30p $39 9a-noon $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. 9/18 11/12 12/5


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

MS Excel Series – Module VI 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. 8/28 10/22 11/7


Effortlessly analyze data creating scenarios using Goal Seek and Solver tools, work with the web and external data, and make the most of macros. 9/25 11/19 12/12


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

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



Business/Professional Development SMALL BUSINESS 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. 9/18 11/6


6:30-9p $35 6:30-9p $35

NEW! Selling on Etsy

With over 50 million products listed on Etsy, how can you differentiate your product to stand out? This practical workshop will explore easy ways for your shop to stand out and potentially sell more. Class held at the Economic Development Center on Mid Rivers Mall Drive. 10/23 T 6-9p


NEW! What's in the Numbers?

Understanding your financial statements. Learn to identify key business information that is captured on a profit and loss statement and a balance sheet. Calculate important ratios, and gain understanding of what those ratios indicate in terms of business productivity and success. Class held at the Economic Development Center on Mid Rivers Mall Drive. 9/12





professional eXpertise AND TEACH FOR US. Download a course proposal from our website. Visit or call 636-922-8233 for more information.



QuickBooks Series 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. Individual dates and times below


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. 9/27-10/11 Th



QuickBooks Series – QuickBooks, Part 1

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. 10/24-11/14 W



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.



Business/Professional Development CAREER CERTIFICATION ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

Internal Auditing course: Review of ISO 9001:2015 Standard Process-Based ISO Auditing. Ensure compliance with organizational requirements, objective evidence and audit planning, process mapping: process flow diagram, effective internal auditing audit. 11/6-11/20 T/Th



OSHA 30-Hour General Industry

Certified Bookkeeper

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 8/30 at midnight. 9/11-12/11 T



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. 11/27-12/11 T/Th



OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Seminar

OSHA-authorized instruction on safety topics with an emphasis on hazard recognition. Topics include: OSHA regulations, personal protective equipment, walking/ working surfaces, hazard communication and electrical safety. Participants will be issued a 10-Hour OSHA card. 9/12-9/26 W

8a-noon $89

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. Health Department approved. Must register seven days prior to class. ServSafe book and materials included. 8/13 M 9a-5p $155 10/8 M 9a-5p $155 12/10 M 9a-5p $155

Home Inspection

Certificate Look for a re-vamped program coming Winter 2019!



Business/Professional Development



Business/Professional Development




Some Health Occupations courses require a high school diploma/GED, proof of prerequisite licensure/certification, criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registry, health screenings and/or drug testing for admission and/or clinical participation.

Certified Nursing Assistant–open-entry CNA 100 Section 44B: M Section 45B: T/Th Section 48B-ESL: F Section 49B : T TUITION:

8a-3p 4-9p 8a-3p begins 9/21 8a-3p $375

CMT Challenge Exam CMT 101 Section 75: By Appointment TUITION: $165

Online IV Therapy

NRS 101

Section HN1: online 24 hours/day, open-entry TUITION: $490

CNA Clinical Internship CNA 102 Section 42: M/W Section 43: T/Th Section 44: M/W/F Section 45: T/Th Section 46: M/W/F Section 47: M-F Section 48: M-F Section 49: T/Th Section 50: M/W/F TUITION:

12-hour day shifts 12-hour day shifts 12-hour day shifts 8-hour day shifts 8-hour evening shifts 8-hour day shifts 8-hour evening shifts 8-hour evening shifts 8-hour day shifts $310

CNA Final Exam

CNA 100


NRS 125



6-9p begins 9/10

Must have availability for 120 hours of clinical internship from 10/25-12/10. TUITION: $560 class - $210 clinicals

Section 75: By Appointment TUITION: $115

CNA Challenge Exam CNA 101 Section 75: By Appointment TUITION: $140

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT or call 636-922-8295.

Pharmacy Technician PMT 100 T/TH TUITION:


8/21-11/15 6:30-9:30p $765


REGISTER IN PERSON AT: The Center for Healthy Living 1 Academy Place Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368

Health Occupations







REGISTRATION PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED WHEN YOU ENROLL. Online – 24 hours a day – 7 days a week

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. Office hours (some exceptions may apply): • 8a-7p Monday-Thursday; • 8:30a-4p Fridays.

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCCsponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

Cancellation Policy: Because St. Charles Community College Continuing Education (non-credit) 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.

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.

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 5:30 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.



CAMPUS-CLOSED DATES Sept. 3 – Labor Day Nov. 21-23 – Thanksgiving Break Dec. 24- Jan. 1 – Winter Break The Continuing Education office will close at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 and Dec. 17-21.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS Oct. 11-14 – YPT Show: Some Enchanted Evening The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein Dec 14-16 – YPT Show: White Christmas View more at

Registration 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 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 (


Email Address

Work Phone (


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Money Management


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Sat., March 6

TOTAL AMOUNT DUE $ _________

CLASS LOCATIONS Classes are located on the main SCC campus in Cottleville unless otherwise noted. Class location information is listed below. NOTE: For Cottleville 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

Economic Development Center 5988 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Cottleville, MO 63376 636-441-6880 636-724-0288

Red Posie Cabinet and Furniture Paint Boutique 431 McDonough Street St. Charles, MO 63301 314-504-5385 636-724-0288

One Academy Place (Center for Healthy Living) 1 Academy Place Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368 (Sometimes referred to as NAH or Nursing and Allied Health)

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

University of Missouri Extension Office 260 Brown Road St. Peters, MO 63376 636-970-3000 636-922-8000


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 Young People’s Theatre: Auditions

FALL: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18 • Fine Arts Building Theater WINTER: Noon Aug. 19 • Fine Arts Building Theater SPRING: 1 p.m. Nov. 4 • Fine Arts Building Theater

Fall Production: Some Enchanted Evening, The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein - Oct. 11-14 Winter Production: White Christmas - Dec. 14-16 Spring Production: Newsies - March 22-24, March 29-31 636-922-8233 | 36 STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | |636-922-8233

Learn for Life - 2018 Fall Schedule  

St. Charles Community College schedule of non-credit, community classes.

Learn for Life - 2018 Fall Schedule  

St. Charles Community College schedule of non-credit, community classes.