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.

Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
One-on-One Computer Training 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 1/8/2018 - 5/11/2018 qui
Computers & Technology
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
One-On-One Computer Training 1 hour Mondays/Fridays 1/10/2018 - 5/11/2018 Quincy Gary Leeds $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. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
One-On-One Excel Training 1 hour Fridays 1/10/2018 - 5/11/2018 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. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
Advance Excel 66203 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday & Friday 4/18/2018 - 5/10/2018 Quincy Rita Schmitt $80.00
Designed for those who are wanting a more advanced class dealing with Excel, this class goes beyond the Intermediate to cover more detailed functions like, pivot tables, Pivot Charts, Slicers, headers and footers. The advanced formulas will cover VLOOKUP, SUBTOTAL, and locking cells. Get hands on experience in an interactive class environment, and leave with resources to take your skills to the next level. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel or equivalent or instructor permission.
Language & Communication
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Beginner German Section 3 66205 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Thursday 4/19/2018 - 5/10/2018 Quincy Judy Percy $40.00
Introduction to the German language: This second section will cover Lessons 5-7 in the Schritle International book. Instructor will give students the book ISBN on the first day of class. (If you are a return student, it is the same book) This is a class for anyone wanting to learn a different language, no previous knowledge needed. Prerequisites for this class are Beginner German Section 1 & 2 or with instructor permission. ** Cost of class does not include the cost of the book. Students are responsible for book purchase.
Personal Enrichment
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
ACT Work Keys Prep Class 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday 1/8/2018 - 5/11/2018 All Kathleen Rodgers $10.00
Will be offered at John Wood's campuses in Quincy, PIttsfield and Mr. Sterling. This Class will help prepare individuals planning to take the ACT Work Keys Test. (A passing score on the ACT Work Keys test is one option to meet the requirement to apply for a para-professional license.) The instructor will review sample test questions and students will have the opportunity to take practice tests for both Applied Math and Workplace Documents. Some general test taking tips will be provided. Based on instructor availability. Call #217-641-4152 to schedule a time with an instructor.
U.S. History and Today 66206 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday 4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018 Quincy John LeGear $35.00
This is a 3-hour seminar that conveys the past 100 years of American History (since 1914) through 420 photos and 42 film clips. The class is designed to encourage class discussion about American History, and talk about the marriage of news and film/music connected to American History. This Seminar is for all adults 18+.