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.

Computers & Technology
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Intermediate Excel 67585 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays 3/26/2019 - 4/2/2019 Quincy Rita Schmitt $70.00
Designed for those familiar with Excel, this class goes beyond the basics to cover more detailed topics such as charts, conditional formatting, and useful spreadsheet ideas as well as the SUMIF, COUNTIF and IF functions. 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.
Advance Excel 67589 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays 4/23/2019 - 5/2/2019 Quincy Rita Schmitt $80.00
Designed for those wanting a more advanced class dealing with Excel, this class goes beyond the intermediate to cover the more detailed topics of pivot tables, pivot charts, slicers, locking cells, headers and footers and more. The advanced functions covered are VLOOKUP and SUBTOTAL. 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 equivalent or instructor permission.
Cooking
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Homemade Mexican Cooking 67583 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday 3/23/2019 - 3/23/2019 Quincy Ignacio Anguiano-Reyes $45.00
Cooking authentic Mexican cuisine with step-by-step instructions and learn traditional cooking techniques to help you make many flavor-packed dishes from salsas, guacamole and ceviche to tacos, tamales and even a classic mole. If you are looking for the ultimate Mexican cooking class, this is it!
Home Improvement
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Intro to Exotic Japanese Koi 67588 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Monday & Wednesday 4/15/2019 - 4/17/2019 Quincy Jeff Rasche $50.00
Introduction to Japanese Koi, from appreciation and value of the different varieties, to the care and keeping fo these fish. This class will help you prepare and understand how to take care of your very own koi fish.
Pond & Koi Workshop 67591 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday 5/4/2019 - 5/4/2019 Quincy Jeff Rasche $40.00
This class will tour three large and beautiful koi ponds at the Windsong Acres Farm near Camp Point, IL. Students will observe how to build and maintain DIY filtration, study several varieties of Koi, and discuss how to resolve common pond issues. Class held at Windsong Acres 2121 E 2400th St, Camp Point, IL.
Language & Communication
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Spanish for Beginners 67587 Tue: 6pm - 8pm & Sat: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tuesday & Saturday 4/2/2019 - 4/6/2019 Quincy Ignacio Anguiano-Reyes $45.00
This fun, interactive course is taught by a native Spanish speaker and is designed as an introductory course for absolute beginners, and as such, will establish a strong foundation and promote future success in learning the Spanish Language. Put your knowledge into practice with your classmates and leave with resources to study at home.
Photography
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Editing Your Digital Camera 67584 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday 3/25/2019 - 3/25/2019 Quincy John Gebhardt $40.00
In a lab environment, learn how to perform basic editing functions, including scanning, saving, cropping, resizing, touching (removing unwanted blemishes or mistakes) and more from your digital photos. Learn how to merge multiple photos into one panoramic scene, and how to remove or transfer objects and people from one photo to another.
Converting Memories 67586 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday 3/27/2019 - 3/27/2019 Quincy John Gebhardt $40.00
Learn how to convert your old movies, slides, photos and negatives into a digital format to preserve and share them with relatives and friends. Learn about inexpensive photo and video programs that allow you to correct defects and restore the original colors. Find out how to save your images on CDs, DVDs, or hard drives for future generations to enjoy.