Community Education Classes

Click the categories below to see current classes offered at John Wood. Click on the class name to see a full description of the course.

Arts & Music
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Introduction to Song Writing 6-7pm Tues 1/28/2014 - 3/4/2014 Craig Sparks $60.00
Examine the various processes and styles of songwriting and learn techniques for creating songs ranging from functional to original. You will explore the common factors in all styles of songwriting, and use them to bring out creative song ideas whether you have written songs or have just always wanted to see if you could. Students should bring a journal, music staff paper, and the book The Songwriters Idea Book by Sheila Davis.
Ceramics Sculpting 6-9pm Mon 3/3/2014 - 3/24/2014 Steven Stoll $85.00
Learn how to sculpt and glaze three to five finished items from an expert ceramics instuctor. Students will learn to sculpt raw clay into a finished ceramic pot or object they will take home. No previous experience is required. All supplies and sculpting tools are provided.
Beginning Polymer Clay 6-8:30pm Wed 3/26/2014 - 3/26/2014 Helen Keller $35.00
An introduction to this versatile medium of clay, learn to condition and manipulate the clay to create an infinite array of colors, patterns, and shapes. In this class you will cover and decorate a votive holder using clay sheets and simple shapes.
Driving
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Driving: BTW Only Open Entry 1/2/2014 - 5/16/2014 JR's $425.00
For teens between ages 15-18, these classes are taught by an instructor of JRís Driving School based in Champaign and are designed for busy high school students who canít fit driverís education into their schedules, home-schooled students and students in special educational programs. Requirements include six hours of behind-the-wheel supervised driving. Cost is $425
Driving: Classroom Only 4:30-6:30pm Tues, Thurs 1/14/2014 - 3/6/2014 JR's $100.00
For teens between ages 15-18, these classes are taught by an instructor of JRís Driving School based in Champaign and are designed for busy high school students who canít fit driverís education into their schedules, home-schooled students and students in special educational programs. Requirements include 30 clock hours of classroom instruction. Classroom is $100.
Driving: Class & BTW 4:30-6:30pm Tues, Thurs 1/14/2014 - 3/6/2014 JR's $525.00
For teens between ages 15-18, these classes are taught by an instructor of JRís Driving School based in Champaign and are designed for busy high school students who canít fit driverís education into their schedules, home-schooled students and students in special educational programs. Requirements include 30 clock hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind-the-wheel supervised driving. Cost is $525 for the combination of 30 hours of classroom training and six hours of behind-thewheel driving. Students may also take only one component of the training.
Driving: Classroom & BTW 4:30-6:30pm Mon, Wed 3/17/2014 - 5/7/2014 JR's $525.00
For teens between ages 15-18, these classes are taught by an instructor of JRís Driving School based in Champaign and are designed for busy high school students who canít fit driverís education into their schedules, home-schooled students and students in special educational programs. Requirements include 30 clock hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind-the-wheel supervised driving. Cost is $525 for the combination of 30 hours of classroom training and six hours of behind-thewheel driving. Students may also take only one component of the training.
Driving: Classroom Only 4:30-6:30pm Mon, Wed 3/17/2014 - 5/7/2014 JR's $100.00
For teens between ages 15-18, these classes are taught by an instructor of JRís Driving School based in Champaign and are designed for busy high school students who canít fit driverís education into their schedules, home-schooled students and students in special educational programs. Requirements include 30 clock hours of classroom instruction. Classroom is $100.
Health & Wellness
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Erasing Fears & Phobias 6-8pm Tues 1/21/2014 - 2/4/2014 Deborah Lee $45.00
Consider what you could do if you knew how to program your brain. In this powerful class you will explore, practice and use neuro-linguistic programming techniques and flower essences. With these you can erase unwanted fears and download more useful resources. Be prepared to learn, have fun and take charge of your motivation.
Introduction to Vinyasa Yoga 7-8pm Mon 1/27/2014 - 3/3/2014 Michele Wilkerson $70.00
This beginner class will help you develop strength, improve balance and flexibility and increase lung capacity. Itís excellent for those with perceived limits as well as the general public. Dress for a full-range of movement.
Living Meaningfully in Contentious Times 6-8pm Wed 1/29/2014 - 2/19/2014 Edwin Waters $70.00
Ken Wilburís pioneering work in affirming and uniting diverse perspectives offers a way to live meaningfully in a confusing world. Join us for discussion of his book, Intregral Vision.
Cold, Flu & Respiratory Herbs 6-8pm Thurs 1/30/2014 - 1/30/2014 Deborah Lee $25.00
Itís that time of year when colds, flu and ear infections are rampant. Learn how to prevent and reverse them after onset. Learn which herbal remedies are safe to use and how to avoid repeated use of antibiotics.
Tai Chi for Health 6:30-7:30pm Tues 2/4/2014 - 3/11/2014 Jessica Myers $58.00
Register http://www.jwcc.edu/communityed/class-registration/ Tai Chi is a gentle, slow motion exercise similar to walking in its exertion level, though you can do it without walking. Tai Chi reduces stress, lubricates the joints, improves cardiovascular health and aids concentration. The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School recommend Tai Chi for general health and a number of chronic conditions.
Introduction to EFT-Emotional Freedom 6-8pm Wed 2/5/2014 - 2/5/2014 Kay Phillips, RN, CH, Certified EFT Practioner/Trainer $25.00
Tap into your bodyís energy system to remove negative emotions, fears, phobias, cravings, anxieties, traumatic memories and negative life issues. This easy to learn, self-help technique can remove negative roadblocks and restore a sense of peace. This class is a pre-requisite for the EFT Level I Training on Apr. 5 & 6
Pranayama-Breathing Exercise 6-8pm Tues 2/11/2014 - 2/11/2014 Shubhangil Datar $25.00
Pranayama is a breathing technique with more than 2,000 years of history. Practice this for a healthy and relaxed body, better immune system and stress reduction.
Aromatherapy: Nature's Medicine for Healthy Living 6:30-8:30pm Wed 2/12/2014 - 2/19/2014 Patricia Bart $35.00
Discover the power of aromatheraphy using natureís purest plant remedies - essential oils. Learn the history of essential oils, their chemistry and their safe and effective use for health and wellness for every member of your family.
Introduction To Iyengar Yoga 4:30-5:30pm Mon 3/3/2014 - 3/24/2014 Jane Barrett $45.00
Not all yoga is created equal. Experience using principles of alignment and awareness to strengthen the body and quiet the mind. As the areaís most experienced & well-trained yoga instructor, Janís enthusiasm and contentment are contagious!
Introduction to Medicinal Herbs 6-8pm Mon, Wed 3/10/2014 - 3/12/2014 Deborah Lee $45.00
See, touch and smell common ways to use herbal preparations including dried capsules, decoctions, infusions, salves, tinctures, syrups, essential oils and much more! Learn how to make an herbal first-aid kit. Take home reference materials for long-term use.
Pranayama-Breathing Exercise 6-8pm Tues 3/11/2014 - 3/11/2014 Shubhangil Datar $25.00
Pranayama is a breathing technique with more than 2,000 years of history. Practice this for a healthy and relaxed body, better immune system and stress reduction.
Introduction to EFT-Emotional Freedom 6-8pm Thurs 3/13/2014 - 3/13/2014 Kay Phillips, RN, CH, Certified EFT Practioner/Trainer $25.00
Tap into your bodyís energy system to remove negative emotions, fears, phobias, cravings, anxieties, traumatic memories and negative life issues. This easy to learn, self-help technique can remove negative roadblocks and restore a sense of peace. This class is a pre-requisite for the EFT Level I Training on Apr. 5 & 6
Tai Chi 6:30-7:30pm Tues 3/25/2014 - 4/29/2014 Jessica Myers $58.00
Tai Chi is a gentle, slow motion exercise similar to walking in its exertion level, though you can do it without walking. Tai Chi reduces stress, lubricates the joints, improves cardiovascular health and aids concentration. The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School recommend Tai Chi for general health and a number of chronic conditions.
Massage Therapy its Benefits 6-8pm Tues 3/25/2014 - 3/25/2014 Monica Thompson $25.00
Learn about the benefits of massage therapy and its long-term impact. Monica Thompson, a licensed massage therapist, will discuss the importance of having a massage routine and also demonstrate self-massage techniques.
Introduction to Iyengar Yoga-April 7:30-8:30pm Mon 4/7/2014 - 4/28/2014 Jan Barrett $45.00
Not all yoga is created equal. Experience using principles of alignment and awareness to strengthen the body and quiet the mind. As the areaís most experienced & well-trained yoga instructor, Janís enthusiasm and contentment are contagious!
Meditate for Health 6-7:30pm Mon 4/28/2014 - 5/12/2014 Sister Jane Wand $35.00
Mindfulness meditation can bring us back to our center when stress takes over our lives and pulls us in many directions. Learn the benefits of meditation and several ways to meditate to help take back control of your life.
Natural Cleaning Products for the Home 6-8pm Mon 4/28/2014 - 4/28/2014 Pam Maddox $30.00
Use of traditional home cleaning products is a source of exposure to toxins that not only create allergic reactions but weaken our immune system and pollute the earth. In this class, learn what to avoid and how to save money by making and taking several household products such as window cleaner, laundry detergent and more.
History & Family
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Native American Culture 6-8pm Tues 4/8/2014 - 4/8/2014 Monica Thompson $25.00
Learn how Native Americans lived in this area and in the United States. Learn how they hunted, foraged for food, told stories and made clothes, tools and more.
Lifelong Learning
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Elder Law & Estate Planning 6-9pm TBA - Bill Siebers $15.00
This class is primarly directed at people 50 years of age and older, their loved ones, caregivers and advisors, but anyone is welcome. Learn the 10 things seniors and their loved ones must know about life and death planning; what is a trust and why sould you care; the new truth about medicaid eligibility and veteran's benefits.
Introduction to Voiceovers Open Enrollment 1/20/2014 - 5/15/2014 Voices for All Instructor $49.00
Fun 1-on-1 video chat class to get you started in professional voice acting. Class length is 90-minutes and is scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time between the Voices for All instructor and the student.
Retirement & Asset Protection CANCELLED 6-8pm Tues 1/28/2014 - 1/28/2014 Tim O'Connor $20.00
In 1950, retirement lasted less than 3.5 years. Today, retirement is lasting 20, 30 or even 40 years! Are you prepared? Join us for a retirement reality check.
Proper Role of Government 7-8pm Tues 2/4/2014 - 2/25/2014 Neal Minor $35.00
Is your government doing too much or not enough for you? Learn how the government got to where it is today and learn where we can go from here. This class will be taught by Monroe City Mayor Neal Minor.
Social Security-What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Retirement 6:45-8pm Tues 2/4/2014 - 2/4/2014 Mark Schlipman $20.00
Choosing when to start social security payments may be one of the most important decisions you make in the retirement income planning process. Understanding your choices, how to decide when to start, strategies to help maximize your retirement income will be discussed.
Introduction to American Sign Language 6:30-8pm Wed 2/5/2014 - 2/26/2014 Katherine Stegner $70.00
Learn to talk across a crowded room, through a window, or communicate with the hearing impaired. Join us for an introduction to American Sign Language. Learn how to sign common phrases and greetings, fingerspelling and the signs for many everyday words.
Getting Started with Computers 9-11:30am Wed 2/19/2014 - 2/19/2014 Kathryn Young $30.00
If youíve never used a computer then this class is for you. Learn the most basic skills - how to turn it on, how to use a mouse, how to point and click and use the start menu programs. Also use Windows software to locate and manage your files and other essentials for using your personal computer.
Get Started-Email,Intranet,Emailing & Downloading 1-3:30pm Wed 2/19/2014 - 2/19/2014 Kathryn Young $30.00
Learn to search the internet and quickly find what you need. Search for files and/or programs you might want to put on your own computer and learn the process of how to bookmark, save and download. Learn how to set up and use an email account, attach files to emails and view attachments. You will also learn how to organize your contacts and folders.
Facebook 1-Connecting with Friends & Family 9-11:30am Fri 2/21/2014 - 2/21/2014 Kathryn Young $30.00
Many of us have family and friends scattered all around the country and the world. Facebook is the best way to communicate with your loved ones. We will walk through how to get started, maintain your privacy and security and create your profile.
Facebook II 1-3:30pm Fri 2/21/2014 - 2/21/2014 Kathryn Young $30.00
Topics will include finding friends, your timeline, understanding your news feed, uploading pictures and creating photo albums. Also, learn how to create and accept events and send messages to loved ones.
Retirement & Asset Prot- Feb. CANCELLED 6-8pm Tues 2/25/2014 - 2/25/2014 Tim O'Connor $20.00
In 1950, retirement lasted less than 3.5 years. Today, retirement is lasting 20, 30 or even 40 years! Are you prepared? Join us for a retirement reality check.
Proper Role of Citizens 7-8pm Tues 3/4/2014 - 3/25/2014 Neal Minor $35.00
It takes citizens to make a civilization. Join Monroe City Mayor Neal Minor as he talks about how you can play a more effective role in your community and country.
Introduciton to Pet Grooming 6:30-8:30pm Wed 3/5/2014 - 4/23/2014 Mary Price $150.00
This eight-week hands-on course introduces students to the grooming field, which consists of bathing, styling, clipping nails, brushing and much more! A book is required and is available through the JWCC bookstore.
The 5 W's of Senior Moving 6-8pm Mon 3/17/2014 - 3/17/2014 Nancy Waters $25.00
Learn the who, what, where, why and when of downsizing, moving and selling your home. Presented by Golden Bridges Senior Move Managers.
Introduction to Wine & Food Pairing 7-8pm Tues 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Matt Boudreau $35.00
Vision for Your Life!!! 6-8pm Mon, Wed 3/31/2014 - 4/2/2014 Monica Thompson $40.00
The New Moon is the time for us to ďreplant and reseedĒ. Have you ever thought about making a vision for your life? Come learn the art of visioning!
Social Security-What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Retirement 6:45-8pm Tues 4/8/2014 - 4/8/2014 Mark Schlipman $20.00
Choosing when to start social security payments may be one of the most important decisions you make in the retirement income planning process. Understanding your choices, how to decide when to start, strategies to help maximize your retirement income will be discussed.
Nutrition & Cooking
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Indian Food the Healthy Choice 6-8pm Mon 1/27/2014 - 1/27/2014 Shubhangil Datar $30.00
Learn why Indian cooking moong (lentil) with rice is healthy for you. Make the dish and while eating it, learn about the health benefits.
Krazy Cakes Basics 6-8pm Tues 1/28/2014 - 2/25/2014 Amber Martin $115.00
Homemade gifts are always the best, especially when you can indulge in them. This course will take you through the basic essentials of cake decorating that even the pros have had to know since the very beginning. From which recipes can make or break your masterpiece, to how to finish off your dessert and make it look fresh from the bakery, this is the ultimate ďknow howĒ class. Just in time for Valentineís Day - you can practice your skills for your loved ones!
Krazy Cakes Basics - 2nd Class 6-8pm Wed 2/5/2014 - 3/5/2014 Amber Martin $115.00
Homemade gifts are always the best, especially when you can indulge in them. This course will take you through the basic essentials of cake decorating that even the pros have had to know since the very beginning. From which recipes can make or break your masterpiece, to how to finish off your dessert and make it look fresh from the bakery, this is the ultimate ďknow howĒ class. Just in time for Valentineís Day - you can practice your skills for your loved ones!
Introduction to the Art of Beer and Craft Beer 7-8pm Tues 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Matt Boudreau $35.00
We carry fine wines and Quincy's largest selection of crafted, import beer, plus all the names you've come to know and love in the domestic beer world. This introductory class will provide you with the knowledge of pairing foods that will go perfect with your wine of choice. Taste testing of food & wine available on night two at 2802 Broadway.
Fondant Fanatics 6-8pm Tues 3/4/2014 - 4/1/2014 Amber Martin $115.00
Why does my fondant do that? Is that a real cake? This course teaches you how to work with fondant for a smoothly covered cake. Create faux finishes and creative masterpieces of your own that will wow your guests everytime the occassion calls for dessert! * Pre-requisite: Must have completed Krazy Cakes Basics or have general knowledge of buttercream cakes.
Freezer Meals: The Basics 6-8pm Wed 3/12/2014 - 3/12/2014 Kristen Ritterbusch $25.00
Want to save time, money and feed your family healthy meals within your hectic schedule? This is the solution! Learn the basics of bulk cooking and freezer meals that are easy, costeffective and healthy!
Freezer Meals: Dinner in the Crockpot 6-8:30pm Wed 4/2/2014 - 4/2/2014 Kristen Ritterbusch $35.00
Want to save time, money and feed your family healthy meals within your hectic schedule? This is the solution! Learn the basics of bulk cooking and freezer meals that are easy, costeffective and healthy!
Photography
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Using Your Digital Camera Features 6-9pm Mon 4/14/2014 - 4/14/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00
Learn how to use those little icons and function buttons to improve the photos you take in all kinds of lighting situations. Learn tips on saving, storing and sharing your images. Get more pictures per memory card and learn how to adjust your settings to get great pictures at a special event. Lighting situations will also be discussed. Please bring your camera and instruction manual to class with the batteries charged and ready for use.
Using Your Digital Camera Features Lab 6-9pm Wed 4/16/2014 - 4/16/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00
Learn how to use those little icons and function buttons to improve the photos you take in all kinds of lighting situations. Learn tips on saving, storing and sharing your images. Get more pictures per memory card and learn how to adjust your settings to get great pictures at a special event. Lighting situations will also be discussed. Please bring your camera and instruction manual to class with the batteries charged and ready for use.
Digital SLR Photograhy 6-9pm Mon 4/21/2014 - 4/21/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00
Topics covered include settings to use for different quality levels, settings to use to get good photos in varying conditions, setting for action photos, and tips for saving, storing and sharing your digital images. Please bring your camera and instruction manual to class with batteries charged and ready for use.
Digital SLR Photography Lab 6-9pm Wed 4/23/2014 - 4/23/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00
This is a lab for students who took Digital SLR Photography class on April 21. It is designed to help find and use the features and functions of your camera. Photo situations will be set up to allow the student to actually use the features previously learned. Please bring your camera and instruction manual to class with batteries charged and ready for use.
Convert, Restore and Preserve Your Videos, Movies, Slides & Photos to Digital 6-9pm Mon 4/28/2014 - 4/28/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00
Learn to easily convert videos, movies, slides, and photos to digital form. Learn about inexpensive photo and video programs that allow you to correct defects and restore the original colors. Share with generations to come by saving images on CDís, DVDís or hard drives.
Editing Your Digital Photos 6-9pm Wed 4/30/2014 - 4/30/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00
In a lab environment, learn how to scan an old photo or slide into a digital format. Learn to crop, resize and touch up unwanted blemishes on a digital photo, how to cut or add a person to a photo and how to make a panoramic scene.
Professional Development
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
New Year, New Bookkeeping! CANCELLED 5:30-8pm Mon, Wed 1/20/2014 - 1/22/2014 Meghan Wright $60.00
Avoid bringing your accountant a shoebox full of disorganized receipts. In this introduction to QuickBooks, you will learn how accurate bookkeeping and the right software will make your life easier during tax season. Understand which information to track and practice entering information to ensure accurate bookkeeping.
Tax Time Crash Course-QuickBooks 5:30-7:30pm Tues 1/28/2014 - 1/28/2014 Meghan Wright $30.00
Tax time!! Learn how to extract the necessary reports from QuickBooks associated with filing your income or business taxes. Also, create W-2ís for your employees. Leave this course with an understaning of financial reports and a checklist of tax deadline tasks.
Beginning Quickbooks I 5:30-8pm Tues, Thurs 2/4/2014 - 2/6/2014 Meghan Wright $77.00
Use this software program to enter sales, pay bills, manage inventory and create reports and graphs. Learn how to create invoices to send to customers and set up bill pay reminders.
Social Media for Small Business 5:30-7:30pm Tues, Thurs 2/11/2014 - 2/13/2014 Raquel Piazza $60.00
Survey of current popular social media for the small business. Topics include separation of personal and business use, effective marketing, building an audience, account creation and much more!
Introduction to Microsoft Word 6-8pm Wed 2/12/2014 - 2/19/2014 Kris McCaskill $60.00
Learn to create documents easily and ehnance office skills.
Beginning Microsoft Word 6-8pm Tues, Thurs 2/18/2014 - 2/20/2014 Rita Schmitt $60.00
Become familiar with the many features of Word from tabbed menus to dialog boxes. Learn shortcuts that will help you navigate quickly around this easyto- use program
Business Visioning 6-8pm Mon 3/3/2014 - 3/3/2014 Greg Garrett $40.00
Explore and refine your idea of what your business will be. Explore advantages and disadvantages of business ownership.
Advanced QuickBooks II 5:30-8pm Tues, Thurs 3/4/2014 - 3/6/2014 Meghan Wright $77.00
This class is an extension of Beginning QuickBooks. We encourage you take that prior to this course.
Advanced Microsoft Word 6-8pm Wed 3/5/2014 - 3/12/2014 Kris McCaskill $60.00
Learn some of the advanced features of Microsoft Office Word to enhance your office skills even more. This class will be held at the JWCC Mt. Sterling campus.
Introduction to EFT for Vets 6-8pm Thurs 3/6/2014 - 3/6/2014 Kay Phillips, RN, CH, Certified EFT Practioner/Trainer $25.00
Learn this amazing self-help technique for removing negative thoughts and emotions. Talk to a fellow vet about how EFT tapping on energetic points changed some very traumatic memories and restored a sense of peace in his life.
Introduction to Marketing 6-8pm Tues 3/11/2014 - 3/11/2014 Jim Robesky $40.00
Learn the history of marketing, target marketing, marketing mix including branding, packaging, pricing, distribution, etc. and new marketing trends including social media.
Professional Documents 6-8pm Tues, Thurs 3/11/2014 - 3/13/2014 Rita Schmitt $60.00
This course will cover many of the ways Microsoft Word can be used to create professional documents that blend seamlessly with PowerPoint and Excel. Learn templates, cover pages, tables of content, columns, tables, adding Excel spreadsheets and much, much more!
Branding Strategy for Small Business 6-8pm Tues 3/18/2014 - 3/18/2014 Jim Robesky $40.00
Learn how to develop a powerful brand for your business. This will teach principles and examples that will enable you to build your brand and leverage your marketing dollars.
Business Planning I & II 6-8pm Mon 3/24/2014 - 4/14/2014 Greg Garrett $40.00
By the time you finish this two-part class you will have a business plan outline and model in place.
Empolyees 101 5:30-7:30pm Tues, Thurs 3/25/2014 - 3/27/2014 Meghan Wright $60.00
So you want to hire an employee? What paperwork do you have to complete? How much should you pay them? What if you have to fire them? This course will not only help you answer those questions, but will also provide a solid framework to help you hire and manage the right person.
Beginning Excel 6-8pm Tues, Thurs 3/25/2014 - 3/27/2014 Rita Schmitt $60.00
Learn about many features such as building an accounts workbook, balancing a checkbook and total checking and saving accounts.
Introduction to Excel 6-8pm Thurs 4/3/2014 - 4/10/2014 Kris McCaskill $60.00
Learn to create and maintain spreadsheets. This class will be held at the JWCC Mt. Sterling campus.
EFT Level I Training (CEU's) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Fri. & Sat. 4/4/2014 - 4/5/2014 Kaye Phillips, RN, CH, EFT Master Trainer AAMET $399.00
Join Kay Phillips as she take you through a two-day, hands-on, foundational training, teaching you how to sequentially Tap on Meridian Acupuncture Polints creating a rebalance and resolution to negative throughs and emotions. Learn how to apply with clients, patients, friends and family. EFT is based on the discovery that imbalances in the body's energy system have a profound effect on our emotional and mental well being. EFT can be used for fears, phobias, grief and sadness, compulsive thoughts, nightmares, insomnia, physical pain, performance anxieties, anger problems and much, much more! This training offers 12 CEU's for Illinois Nurses, Illinois Social Workers, Illinois Professional & Illinois Clinical Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Illinois Nursing Home Administrators or general JWCC CEU's. CEU's are included in the cost. Pre-requisite - EFT Introductory class (available at JWCC for 2 CEU's) or prior EFT experience.
Mental Health Nursing Seminar - CEU's for JWCC Nursing Students 9a-4p Fri. 4/11/2014 - 4/11/2014 Gwenda Pollard $40.00
This six-hour, CEU eligible, seminar presents an overview of the major psychiatric and mental health disorders, treatment modalities and nursing care. The content will be organized according to the nursing process and will include therapeutic communication, personality development, defense mechanisms, psychopharmacology and NCLEX-style testing. Pollard, Practical Nursing Coordinator at Hannibal-LaGrange University, is board certified in psychiatric & mental health nursing, has taught practical nursing for 23 years and does Level II Mental Health preadmission screenings in the State of Missouri. She has a passion for mental health and it shows in her teaching of students, both in classroom and life.
Mental Health Nursing Seminar - CEU's for Non-JWCC students 9a-4p Fri. 4/11/2014 - 4/11/2014 Gwenda Pollard $80.00
This six-hour, CEU eligible, seminar presents an overview of the major psychiatric and mental health disorders, treatment modalities and nursing care. The content will be organized according to the nursing process and will include therapeutic communication, personality development, defense mechanisms, psychopharmacology and NCLEX-style testing. Pollard, Practical Nursing Coordinator at Hannibal-LaGrange University, is board certified in psychiatric & mental health nursing, has taught practical nursing for 23 years and does Level II Mental Health preadmission screenings in the State of Missouri. She has a passion for mental health and it shows in her teaching of students, both in classroom and life.
Small Business Accounting 6-8pm Tues 4/15/2014 - 4/29/2014 Jerry McGhghy $60.00
Learn what you need to know about bookkeeping and accounting and how it works. Information will be provided to help the business owner understand the accounting needed to keep their small business going.
Intermediate Excel 6-8pm Tues, Thurs 4/22/2014 - 4/29/2014 Rita Schmitt $70.00
Learn about the many Excel features while building an accounts workbook. Course covers formulas, charts, databases, freezing panes, themes, hyperlinks and more.
Intro to PowerPoint 6-8pm Thurs 5/1/2014 - 5/8/2014 Kris McCaskill $60.00
Learn how to use slides to convey information rich in multimedia. This class will be held at the JWCC Mt. Sterling Campus.
Quilting
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Professional Tote CANCELLED 6:30-9pm Thurs 1/23/2014 - 2/6/2014 Dorothy Keylor $35.00
Learn to sew a 18x15x5 tote bag, large enough to be used as a diaper bag. It will include many pockets both inside and out. A supply list is available upon registration.
Knitted or Crocheted Ruffled Loopie Scarf 1-4pm Mon 1/27/2014 - 1/27/2014 Joyce Riggs $30.00
Youíve seen them around on people of all ages. They are beautifully knitted scarves in a variety of colors. Make one for yourself or as a gift. Skyís the limit with the color combinations. A supply list is available upon registration.
Log Cabin Quilt-Beginner 6:30-9pm Thurs 1/30/2014 - 2/20/2014 Joyce Riggs $58.00
During the 19th century when Americans were traveling to the western portion of the United States it is easy to see how the Log Cabin design came to be a cherished part of daily life. It represents home, warmth, love and security. Learn to create this beautiful beginner quilt for your house or to give to a loved one. A supply list is available upon registration.
Amy Lou's Purse-Beginner CANCELLED 9am-3pm Thurs 3/6/2014 - 3/6/2014 Joyce Riggs $60.00
Amy Louís favorite purse is easy and fun. You can choose from two different options: either with a flat, box shaped bottom for a tailored look or with a flat bottom for a more casual look. The finished purse is approximately 12 1/2 inches tall by 11 inches wide. A supply list is available upon registration.
Turning Twenty-Beginner Quilt 6:30-9pm Thurs 3/20/2014 - 4/10/2014 Joyce Riggs $58.00
Turn 20 fat quarters into a beautiful quilt. Turning Twenty is the perfect pattern if you are a beginning quilter and a dream if you are an experienced quilt maker. You will want to make this pattern many times. A supply list is available upon registration.
Sixty Degree Table Runner 9am-3pm Thurs 5/8/2014 - 5/8/2014 Joyce Riggs $45.00
This runner makes a wonderful last minute gift! You can also make a round, center mat using a sixty degree ruler. A supply list is available upon registration.
Sustainable Living & Gardening
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price
Introduction to Permaculture 8:30am-12:30pm Sat 3/15/2014 - 3/15/2014 Edwin Waters $45.00
Learn the basic principles and practices of permaculture including cooperating, imitating, enhancing and embracing nature for yield, including an outdoor component.
Exploring Culinary Herbs 6-8pm Thurs 3/20/2014 - 3/20/2014 Deborah Lee $25.00
Are you intrigued by culinary herbs but do not know how to grow or use them? In this class you will discuss popular herbs, plus some terrific lesser-known ones. Learn how to grow and use at least twelve easy-to-grow plants. A helpful study guide will allow for continued help at home.
Exploring Wild Edible Plants 5:30-7:30pm Thurs 4/24/2014 - 5/1/2014 Deborah Lee $35.00
Join Deborah on a walk through the JWCC trails and enjoy the beauty of spring. Learn about plants that are edible, when to collect them and how to safely use each. Discover patterns in nature and helpful collecting tips. Take home a short study guide of 100 wild edibles.