Community Based Outreach Classes

Take advantage of online registration for our many Community Based Outreach 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.

Computers & Technology
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
One-On-One Computer Training 68876 1 Hour Appt Quincy Larry Brandhorst $35.00
One-on-one computer training is available for Mac and Windows-based computers. Designed for all skill levels, from beginning to advanced. Sessions can be scheduled for 1 hour at a time. Cost is $35.00 per hour. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
One-On-One Excel Training 68814 1 Hour Appt Quincy Rita Schmitt $35.00
One-on-one Microsoft Excel training is available for all skill levels, from beginning to advanced. Sessions can be scheduled for 1 hour at a time. Cost is $35.00 per hour. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
One-On-One Smartphone Training 68877 1 Hour Appt Quincy Larry Brandhorst $35.00
One-on-one smart phone training is available. Stay connected by learning how to operate the most popular smart phone types like Apple's iPhone and Google Android phones. Sessions can be scheduled for 1 hour at a time. Cost is $35.00 per hour. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
Advanced Excel 68818 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. T/TH 4/21/2020 - 4/30/2020 Quincy Rita Schmitt $80.00
This class covers some of the more powerful features in Excel. The topics covered are pivot tables, slicers, formula driven conditional formatting, and the VLOOKUP and SUBTOTAL functions. Get hands on experience in an interactive class environment and leave with the resources to take your skills to the next level. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel or instructor permission.
Intermediate Excel - Pittsfield 68817 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. M 5/4/2020 - 5/11/2020 Pittsfield Rita Schmitt $60.00
Designed for those familiar with Excel, this class goes beyond the basics to cover charts, conditional formatting, headers and footers as well as the SUMIF, COUNTIF and IF functions. Great reports and spreadsheets can be produced with this skill set. Get hands on experience in an interactive class environment and leave with resources to take your skills to the next level. A great follow up for those who have taken Basic Excel.
Culinary Arts and Cake Decorating
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Moms Cooking - Class Cancelled 68826 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. M Quincy Dr. Margie Williams $35.00
Would you like to explore new ways to prepare healthier family meals? Join us and experiment with creative ideas that will incorporate fun into meal time prep that will be enjoyable for the entire family.
Homemade Mexican Cooking 68824 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sat 5/2/2020 - 5/2/2020 Quincy Ignacio Anguiano-Reyes $35.00
Cook authentic Mexican cuisine with step-by-step instructions. Learn traditional cooking techniques to help you make flavor-packed dishes, including salsas, guacamole, ceviche, tacos, tamales and even a classic mole. If you are looking for the ultimate Mexican cooking class, this is it!
Health & Wellness
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Horticultural Therapy - CANCELLED 68839 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. TH 4/16/2020 - 4/16/2020 Quincy Dr. Margie Williams $30.00
THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Would you like to learn what horticultural therapy is and how it might be beneficial to you? Discover how to incorporate therapeutic aspects of green plants into your garden. Learn how nature can positively influence mental and physical health.
Horticultural Therapy 68840 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Sat 4/18/2020 - 4/18/2020 Quincy Dr. Margie Williams $30.00
Would you like to learn what horticultural therapy is and how it might be beneficial to you? Discover how to incorporate therapeutic aspects of green plants into your garden. Learn how nature can positively influence mental and physical health.
Personal Enrichment
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Beginner Salsa and Merengue 68830 Tue: 5pm - 7pm & Sat: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. T/Sat 4/14/2020 - 4/18/2020 Quincy Ignacio Anguiano-Reyes $30.00
This class is for any beginner Salsa and Merengue dance enthusiast! No prior dance experience is needed. Students will learn the fundamental principles of partnering, dance floor etiquette, timing, basic foot work, full and half turns, cross body lead, and useful salsa dance patterns. Students will also learn the history and culture of salsa music and partner safety, giving you everything you need to get out on the dance floor! If you are registering as a couple, please note your partner's name on your registration form. Each participant must complete a separate registration form.
Beginner Salsa and Merengue 68831 Tue: 5pm - 7pm & Sat: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. T/Sat 4/14/2020 - 4/18/2020 Quincy Ignacio Anguiano-Reyes $40.00
This class is for any beginner Salsa and Merengue dance enthusiast! No prior dance experience is needed. Students will learn the fundamental principles of partnering, dance floor etiquette, timing, basic foot work, full and half turns, cross body lead, and useful salsa dance patterns. Students will also learn the history and culture of salsa music and partner safety, giving you everything you need to get out on the dance floor! If you are registering as a couple, please note your partner's name on your registration form. Each participant must complete a separate registration form.