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.

2016 Summer JRs Driving School Courses
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Summer Behind the Wheel 15014 5/23/2016 - 8/5/2016 JWCC Main Campus (D building) Don Flowers $450.00
Taught by JR's Driving School, classes are designed for busy high school students who have trouble fitting driver's education into their schedules. Also, ideal for home-schooled and special education students. Students must complete 30 clock hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of Behind the Wheel supervised driving. Registration fees are required to confirm enrollment. White slip required for Behind the Wheel portion. All driving hours must be completed within current semester.
Summer Driving Classroom 15013 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday 5/31/2016 - 7/19/2016 Paul Heath Center, D029 Linda Kaltenbock $150.00
Taught by JR's Driving School, classes are designed for busy high school students who have trouble fitting driver's education into their schedules. Also, ideal for home-schooled and special education students. Students must complete 30 clock hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of Behind the Wheel supervised driving. Registration fees are required to confirm enrollment. White slip required for Behind the Wheel portion. All driving hours must be completed within current semester.
Computers
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
One-On-One Computer 63184 Monday or Friday 1/11/2016 - 5/12/2016 D Building, Room D128A Leeds, Gary $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 217-641-4905 to schedule time with an instructor.
One-On-One Excel 63185 1/11/2016 - 5/12/2016 D Building Schmitt, Rita $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 217-641-4905 to schedule time with an instructor.
Cooking
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Cooking with Chef Michael 63173 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday 5/24/2016 - 5/24/2016 D Building, Room D159 Mitchell, Michael $45.00
Patty pan squash, rutabaga, marrow, if these sound strange but interesting then this class is for you! Learn what heirloom vegetables are and the amazing ways you can use them in your home kitchen. Create a delectable dish as you learn together. Includes a full meal, so come hungry!
Driving
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Behind the Wheel 63109 1/12/2016 - 5/12/2016 D Building, Lobby Flowers, Don $425.00
Taught by JR's Driving School, classes are designed for busy high school students who have trouble fitting driver's education into their schedules. Also, ideal for home-schooled and special education students. Students must complete 30 clock hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of Behind the Wheel supervised driving. Registration fees are required to confirm enrollment. White slip required for Behind the Wheel portion. All driving hours must be completed within current semester.
Home Improvement
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price
Weekend Machining 63172 8 a.m. - Noon Saturday 5/21/2016 - 5/21/2016 Workforce Center, Room W137 Fuhrman, James $60.00
Learn basic machining techniques and safety with this one session weekend class. Participants will discover how to set up and run manual mills & lathes, how to drill and tap parts, sharpen drills and use end mills. Participants are welcome to bring a project from home to work on. No previous experience needed.