Continuing Education : Fall 2012
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NOTE: Fees, Times, Days and Instructors are subject to change without notice.
COURSE TITLE CR ENRL ROOM LOCATION TIME DAY INSTR FEES

CE0100  ARTU2
2210
Watercolor 0.00 7/20 AC_203 Main Campus 06:30PM-08:30PM T Emig,J
Witte,S
$95.00
09/11/12-10/30/12
This class is a fun and informal approach to introduce the techniques of watercolor painting. It will be an informative experience for the beginner and intermediate painter who has the desire for expression on paper. Basic instruction will include color technique with a emphasis on drawing. A materials list will be supplied at the first class.
 
CE0100  FAMU1
3034
Digging for Your Roots 0.00 FULL ECTC_109 East Central Training Center 06:30PM-08:30PM TH Duemler,B
Rieger,J
$45.00
09/20/12-10/11/12
This four-session course will guide the beginner in confidently starting their family history research while also giving the more experienced genealogist good tips for finding that lost ancestor. Subjects will include Charts, Software, Census, Birth, Marriage and Death information, Organizing information, Land records and Taxes, using examples from real family histories as well as covering where to find these sources of information. The course is taught by experienced genealogists who are members of the Four Rivers Genealogical Society which has been in existence for over 25 years right here in Franklin County, MO.
 
CE0100  FINW1
3040
The Basics of Banking 0.00 12/25 ECWA_215 ECC-Washington 06:00PM-08:00PM W Rieger,J
Scheer
09/12/12-10/10/12
This six week class will be led by a team of bankers and is designed for those just getting started and those starting over again. One of the most important things you can do in life is to begin developing smart money habits. With this tough economy, being smart will be a great help. Simple tips on how to save money can go a long way. The cost is underwritten by Bank of Franklin County.
 
CE0100  FIO16
2250
Cardio Fitness 0.00 0/20 UN_PARKS 06:30PM-07:30PM TTH Baumann,R
Witte,S
$45.00
11/06/12-12/04/12
With this intensive, 1 hour workout, students will blast the fat quickly. This sessionof aerobic fitness is open to men and women and is suitable for all levels of fitness. A continual mix of training methods are featured, including hi-lo dance, step circuit, cardio-kick boxing, and strength training.
 
CE0100  FIO17
2248
Total Body Workout 0.00 4/20 UN_PARKS 06:30PM-07:30PM M Baumann,C
Witte,S
$45.00
09/17/12-10/22/12
A total body workout routine is a great way to stay fit, healthy, and energetic and can help tone and tighten the entire body. This class will include; cardio, strength training, core strength, and flexibility. Students will practice modules designed for maximum results in minimal time with options for every fitness level.
 
CE0100  FIO18
2249
Total Body Workout 0.00 1/20 UN_PARKS 06:30PM-07:30PM M Baumann,C
Witte,S
$45.00
10/29/12-12/03/12
A total body workout routine is a great way to stay fit, healthy, and energetic and can help tone and tighten the entire body. This class will include; cardio, strength training, core strength, and flexibility. Students will practice modules designed for maximum results in minimal time with options for every fitness level.
 
CE0100  FIO6
2252
Cardio Fitness 0.00 0/20 UN_PARKS 06:30PM-07:30PM TTH Baumann,R
Witte,S
$45.00
10/09/12-11/01/12
With this intensive, 1 hour workout, students will blast the fat quickly. This sessionof aerobic fitness is open to men and women and is suitable for all levels of fitness. A continual mix of training methods are featured, including hi-lo dance, step circuit, cardio-kick boxing, and strength training.
 
CE0100  FIU1
2147
ECC Fitness Center Membership 0.00 3/20 ARRANGED Mehrhoff,J
Witte,S
$60.00
09/10/12-12/07/12
This continuing education class provides an individual with semester membership to the East Central College Fitness Center on the main campus in Union. Members will be introduced to a comprehensive fitness program focusing on improving the basic components of physical fitness. An individualized exercise program will be developed based on fitness assessments. Fitness Center hours are: 7:40 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Evening hours are: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
 
CE0100  FIU11
2318
ECC Fitness Center/Seniors 0.00 FULL MP_310 Main Campus 01:30PM-02:30PM MW Mehrhoff,J
Witte,S
$10.00
09/10/12-12/13/12
This continuing education class provides senior citizens with a semester membership to the ECC Fitness Center at the main campus in Union. An individualized exercise program will be developed based on fitness assessments. Participants must utilize a specially designated hour from 1:30 2:30 each weekday. This time will emphasize improving the physical fitness component of flexibility, which will lead to an increase in range of motion and increased mobility. Students must be at least 60 years of age to sign up for this price.
 
CE0100  FIU12
1771
ECC Fitness Cntr/Seniors 0.00 FULL MP_310 Main Campus 01:30PM-02:30PM TTH Witte,S $10.00
09/11/12-12/13/12
This continuing education class provides senior citizens with a semester membership to the ECC Fitness Center at the main campus in Union. An individualized exercise program will be developed based on fitness assessments. Participants must utilize a specially designated hour from 1:30 ? 2:30 each weekday. This time will emphasize improving the physical fitness component of flexibility, which will lead to an increase in range of motion and increased mobility. Students must be at least 60 years of age to sign up for this price. FEES DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION.
 
CE0100  FIU3
2122
Yoga 0.00 6/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 06:30PM-07:30PM W Baumann,C
Witte,S
$45.00
09/12/12-10/17/12
Learn how to apply yoga into your daily life. The postures allow you to gain flexibility, tone your muscles, and enjoy the flow of breath within your body. Develop a mind, body, and spirit connection and awaken yourself to a more relaxed and efficient lifestyle. This class will include the theory of Yoga plus exercises, breathing techniques. No previous experience required.
 
CE0100  FIU4
2119
Yoga 0.00 7/12 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 06:30PM-07:30PM TH Baumann,C
Witte,S
$45.00
09/13/12-10/18/12
Learn how to apply yoga into your daily life. The postures allow you to gain flexibility, tone your muscles, and enjoy the flow of breath within your body. Develop a mind, body, and spirit connection and awaken yourself to a more relaxed and efficient lifestyle. This class will include the theory of Yoga plus exercises, breathing techniques. No previous experience required.
 
CE0100  FIU8
2125
Yoga 0.00 4/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 06:30PM-07:30PM W Baumann,C
Witte,S
$45.00
10/24/12-12/05/12
Learn how to apply yoga into your daily life. The postures allow you to gain flexibility, tone your muscles, and enjoy the flow of breath within your body. Develop a mind, body, and spirit connection and awaken yourself to a more relaxed and efficient lifestyle. This class will include the theory of Yoga plus exercises, breathing techniques. No previous experience required.
 
CE0100  HISU2
2143
Looking Back Thru the Years 0.00 9/20 ECTC_111 East Central Training Center 01:00PM-03:00PM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$50.00
10/30/12-11/20/12
Over the period of four weeks, we will look at the stuff you didn't learn in your History class. In "Presidents' Love Stories" we will discuss the complications that love imposed on the administrations of some Commanders in Chief . "The Role of Chance in Great Events" explores the role chance played in redirecting the course of history. "Looking Back at Looking Forward examines major bloopers in foreseeing the future, and how that erroneous foresight impacted the future. "The Story Behind the Story" examines what really went on with the Lewis & Clark Expedition, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Boston Massacre, and much more. This is a fun and interesting class for history buffs.
 
CE0100  HL04
2228
Easy Social Dance 0.00 16/50 UN_MDLSCH 07:00PM-08:30PM TH Swoboda
Witte,S
$30.00
10/25/12-12/06/12
Get ready for cruises, wedding receptions, reunions, company events, or a spin around the dance floor. In this class you will learn four dances: waltz, cha-cha, swing, and hustle. Bring a partner and learn how easy it is to look great on the dance floor. No experience necessary.
 
CE0100  HLU1
3024
Crocheting 101 0.00 10/12 BH_215 Main Campus 06:30PM-08:30PM TH Britton,K
Rieger,J
$45.00
09/13/12-09/27/12
Learn all the basic crochet stitches and how to read a pattern and chart.You will learn increasing and decreasing while making dishcloths to practice the stitches.You will learn to make and measure your gauge, and all about the various crochet hooks and yarns available.You will learn to join a new color and to crochet back and forth while making a dishcloth. After learning these techniques and stitches, you will be able to make other projects after class, such as a baby blanket or scarf. Your instructor, Kathy is an avid crocheter and belongs to the local fiber guild where she imparts her vast amount of knowledge to other like minded fiber artists.
 
CE0100  HLU2
3023
Crocheting 102 0.00 5/12 BH_215 Main Campus 06:30PM-08:30PM TH Britton,K
Rieger,J
$45.00
10/04/12-10/18/12
We will learn all about how to make a traditional Granny Square and how to join the squares together into an adorable girl's crocheted bag with strap.You will also learn how to make a crocheted flower and fringe to decorate the bag.This class is for beginner crocheters who have learned the basic stitches. After taking this class, you will know all the techniques for making a full-sized or baby-sized granny square afghan. You must either have taken Crochet 101 or have the permission of the instructor to take this class.
 
CE0100  HLU3
3013
First Lessons in Beekeeping 0.00 6/25 ECTC_109 East Central Training Center 06:30PM-08:00PM TH Rieger,J
Sullivan
$59.00
10/25/12-11/29/12
Why not start your own bee hive or two? Here's your chance to learn about honey bees and beekeeping. Almost anyone can become a beekeeper. It does not matter if you live in a rural setting, amid a suburban area, or in a high rise in the heart of St. Louis. Bees may be kept anywhere that flora thrive. The honey bees will not care if you are a man, woman or child. Once you have your own beehive you have a personal, unique source of honey.
 
CE0100  HLW1
3020
Fund of Digital Photography 0.00 21/25 ECWA_E13 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM W Bowman
Rieger,J
$60.00
09/19/12-10/10/12
This course is for anyone with an interest in taking better photos - parents and grandparents of their family, travelers of their vacations, pet owners looking to take cuter photos of their pets, and anyone who just bought a new camera and wants to get the most out of it. The number of people investing in high performance digital cameras these days is rising fast. But the latest and greatest camera isn t enough to take great photos. You need the photography basics aperture, shutter speed, exposure, composition, and much more in order to produce. You will find these topics easy to understand. We will stick to the information you really need to know to take spectacular photographs, rather than getting bogged down with technical language. Taught by Slava Bowman of Slava Bowman Photography and Re-Discover Washington who uses her camera daily.
 
CE0100  HLW7
3017
Bows, Bows, Bows 0.00 8/25 ECWA_E13 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM W Rieger,J $30.00
11/28/12-11/28/12
Are you bow-challenged? Seriously, cannot tie a decent bow to save your soul? This class is for you! Adorn your home, wreaths and packages with beautiful bows. We will supply all your practice materials but please bring sharp scissors. If you have a special ribbon that you want to use, bring it and we will help you make that just right bow.
 
CE0100  ITU17
2129
Internet for Seniors 0.00 9/20 ECTC_111 East Central Training Center 09:30AM-11:30AM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$45.00
10/30/12-11/20/12
Learn how easy it is to "surf" the Internet and locate websites regarding genealogy, recreation, hobbies, news, finances, vacations, and much more. You will learn how to bookmark sites, as well as how to download and extract information. Prerequisite: Intermediate Computers for Seniors.
 
CE0100  ITU19
2131
More Computer Fun for Seniors 0.00 5/20 ECTC_111 East Central Training Center 09:00AM-11:00AM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$45.00
11/27/12-12/18/12
In this class you will learn how to resize and email photos from a digital camera using Microsoft Photo Editor and Fotosizes. You'll discover how easy it is to create free online classified ads with photos, such as those posted on Craigslist, RollaNet, and PayPal. Discover how easy it is to use free online photo-hosting websites and slide shows using Picture Trail and Windows SkyDrive. Prerequisite: Internet for Seniors Instructor: Tom Bennett
 
CE0100  ITU20
2133
Facebook for Seniors 0.00 4/20 ECTC_111 East Central Training Center 12:30PM-02:30PM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$45.00
11/27/12-12/18/12
In this class, seniors will discover what Facebook is and how easy it is to use. The instructor will show you how to get started by setting up an account and looking for friends and family who are already on Facebook. Other topics will include: communication, photos, security concerns, and more. Prerequisite: Internet for Seniors
 
CE0100  ITU3
2313
Intro to Computers/Seniors 0.00 10/20 ECTC_111 East Central Training Center 08:00AM-10:00AM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$45.00
09/04/12-09/25/12
This is a class for the TRUE beginner! With a lot of hands-on practice, you will learn computer basics the fun way! Instruction includes computer terminology, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard, create letters, and store information for later use.
 
CE0100  ITU9
2314
Interm Computers for Seniors 0.00 11/20 ECTC_111 East Central Training Center 08:00AM-10:00AM T Bennett,T $45.00
10/02/12-10/23/12
This class is the continuation of Introduction to Computers for Seniors. You will gain a deeper understanding of how easy it is to use a personal computer. This is an opportunity to revisit and delve deeper into some familiar topics as well as explore new components. This class will emphasize hands-on exercises designed to make you more comfortable with using the computer. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors
 
CE0100  ITW13
3009
Intro to Microsoft Word 0.00 6/12 ECWA_E11 ECC-Washington 06:30AM-09:30PM MW Gibbs
Witte,S
$105.00
10/03/12-10/17/12
Microsoft Word is a powerful tool to create professional looking documents. Word is used to create, revise, and save documents for printing and future retrieval. This course will provide you with the basic concepts required to produce business and personal documents. Instruction will be provided on starting the program, creating, editing and saving documents. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers Taught by Dee Gibbs.
 
CE0100  ITW14
2848
Excel 2 0.00 3/17 ECWA_E11 06:30PM-09:30PM MW Gibbs
Rieger,J
$105.00
11/07/12-11/26/12
The advanced features of Excel will be explored in this course. Through lectures, demonstrations, textbook exercises and hands on experience the student will learn how to manage large worksheets and workbooks, graphics, tables, and templates. Textbook available at the ECC bookstore. Prerequisite: Intro to Excel
 
CE0100  ITW18
3042
Intro to Excel 0.00 9/12 ECWA_E11 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-09:30PM MW Gibbs
Witte,S
$105.00
10/22/12-11/05/12
The capabilities of Excel 2010 will be introduced in this course. Through lectures, demonstrations, handouts, and hands-on experiences the students learn to define formulas, use commands and develop worksheets. Textbook available at the ECC Bookstore. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers.
 
CE0100  ITW4
2299
Intro to Computers/Seniors 0.00 8/20 ECWA_E9 ECC-Washington 10:30AM-12:30PM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$45.00
09/04/12-09/25/12
This is a class for the TRUE beginner! With a lot of hands-on practice, you will learn computer basics the fun way! Instruction includes computer terminology, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard, create letters, and store information for later use.
 
CE0100  ITW5
2315
Interm Computers for Seniors 0.00 5/20 ECWA_E5 ECC-Washington 10:30AM-12:30PM T Bennett,T
Witte,S
$45.00
10/02/12-10/23/12
This class is the continuation of Introduction to Computers for Seniors. You will gain a deeper understanding of how easy it is to use a personal computer. This is an opportunity to revisit and delve deeper into some familiar topics as well as explore new components. This class will emphasize hands-on exercises designed to make you more comfortable with using the computer. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors
 
CE0100  ITW7
3048
Intro to PC 0.00 FULL ECWA_E11 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-09:30PM MW Gibbs
Witte,S
$105.00
09/17/12-10/01/12
A course designed to introduce the capabilities of a microcomputer to the beginning student. The operating system, word, file, and spreadsheet processing will be introduced. All coursework will be done using the personal computer and appropriate software. Knowledge of the keyboard recommended. Textbook available at the ECC Bookstore.
 
CE0100  ITW9
2825
Facebook for Businesses 0.00 8/20 ECWA_E10 06:30PM-08:30PM T Bowman
Rieger,J
$30.00
11/06/12-11/13/12
The #1 reason small businesses don?t use Facebook is they don?t know where to start! The best growth opportunity for your business comes from people who have self-identified themselves as high quality prospects. This happens every minute of every day online. There are over 18 billion online searches daily in the United States? And well over half the population is involved in social networking! If your business is not represented within these opportunities? You are missing the biggest new business development tool that can be put to use with relatively minimal effort and little to no marketing budget! Taught by Slava Bowman of Re-Discover Washington and Bowman Photography. P.S. You need to know how to use Facebook in an individual basis so that you can use it on a business basis.
 
CE0100  KITU1
2222
Whole Foods-Eating/Aldi Budget 0.00 12/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 07:00PM-08:30PM M Witte,S $25.00
11/12/12-11/12/12
Meals that even the kids will eat! In this interactive workshop, participants will experience the techniques that will quickly and effectively Inspire them into action to conquer that cooking the meals task. Topics include: ? Realistic Planners and Calendars that are FUN and Practical to use ? Proven Techniques for Meal Planning and Freezer Cooking to take the crisis out of meal time ? How to shop bag it yourself grocers and make Healthy meals- quickly! Our speaker, Angie Chaudoir is considered an Expert in Entrepreneurial Wellness, she will leave the audience with powerful action steps that they can put to use immediately. Class includes a take home booklet. Immediate family members may attend free with paying adult.
 
CE0100  KITW1
2111
Cake Decorating 0.00 12/20 ECWA_TBA ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM M Schwoeppe,L
Witte,S
$45.00
09/17/12-10/15/12
This class will teach you how fun and easy cake decorating can be. In just a few short weeks you will amaze your family and friends with your new talents! In this beginner course, the focus will be on basic skills and techniques, from icing prep and simple borders to roses.
 
CE0100  KITW2
2116
Cake Decorating II 0.00 9/20 ECWA_TBA ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM M Schwoeppe,L
Witte,S
$45.00
10/22/12-11/12/12
You can develop skills in more advanced cake decorating techniques to make a range of celebration and party cakes by taking this course. You will learn how to make and use icings, coat cakes, pipe shells and scrolls, model top decorations and flowers, as well as use food colors and textures for novelty work. This class will expand upon basic skills.
 
CE0100  KITW4
2118
Cake Decorating 3 0.00 5/20 ECWA_TBA ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM M Schwoeppe,L
Witte,S
$45.00
11/19/12-12/10/12
The final class in our cake decorating series...Gum Paste and Fondant. You ll discover one of the most exciting and satisfying ways to decorate a cake. Instructor Linda will lead you every step of the way as you create amazing hand-shaped flowers, beautiful borders and bold accents using these easy-to-shape icings. You will learn the techniques of an artful bow, mum, rose, carnation, calla lily, rosebud, daisy and embellished borders. The confidence you ll gain as you decorate with gum paste and fondant will enable you to create cakes that will add excitement to your family celebrations for years to come.
 
CE0100  KITW5
2323
Halloween Cupcakes for Kids 0.00 1/20 ECWA_E9 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM M Rieger,J
Schwoeppe,L
$25.00
10/29/12-10/29/12
The best part about Halloween is the treats. This year, treat your friends to scary yummy, decorated cupcakes. You won't have to worry about tricks as Chef Linda will teach you all the tricks of the trade when it comes to decorating cupcakes. You bring 6 cupcakes and we'll provide the icing and decorating kits. Best part - you get to lick your fingers and show Mom how its done!
 
CE0100  KITW6
3012
Holiday Candies 0.00 8/20 ECWA_E13 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM W Rieger,J
Schwoeppe,L
$30.00
12/12/12-12/12/12
What do the kids love almost as much as presents&Christmas candy and treats, of course! Create these awesome stocking stuffers or quick gifts for kids, teachers or, well anyone who likes a candy.
 
CE0100  KITW9
3011
Christmas Cookie Decorating 0.00 4/20 ECWA_E13 ECC-Washington 06:30PM-08:30PM W Rieger,J
Schwoeppe,L
$20.00
12/19/12-12/19/12
Need some inspiration for decorating Christmas cookies? Decorating Christmas cookies is a fun holiday activity for both kids and adults, and the best part is, you get to eat you creations! Some cookie decorating techniques are basic while others may take a little more effort. Our wonderful instructor Linda, will guide you in creating cookies that are too beautiful to eat! (If there is such a thing!)Students should bring their own cookies to decorate.
 
CE0100  MBSU1
2106
Tai Chi 0.00 12/15 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 01:30PM-02:30PM W Schulte
Witte,S
$35.00
09/12/12-10/17/12
In this class you will learn to use gentle Tai Chi movements to improve health. Tai Chi is known to improve balance, reduce stress, increase muscle strength and range of motion, and improve heart health. Even those who have trouble standing can participate in this class and experience healthy results.
 
CE0100  MBSW2
3050
Meditation & Breath Work 0.00 8/20 ECWA_215 ECC-Washington 07:00PM-08:00PM TTH Nolting,J
Witte,S
$30.00
09/18/12-09/20/12
Meditation reduces stress, calms, reduces negativity and also increases focus and concentration. If you are like many who have tried meditation, you may have ended up frustrated and discouraged because you couldn't calm the body and quiet your mind. In this class you will learn the techniques to help you enjoy meditation and reap the benefits. You'll also learn breathing techniques that can help you reduce stress and calm you in any situation. Instructor: Joan Nolting
 
CE0100  MBSW4
2097
Change Mind, Change Your Life 0.00 17/18 ECWA_E9 ECC-Washington 07:00PM-08:00PM M Nolting,J
Witte,S
$59.00
09/24/12-10/22/12
This five week program incorporates hypnosis, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), affirmations, and guided imagery. These sessions will help you create a perfect formula to change, develop or improve any area of your life. Each weekly class includes a group hypnosis session.
 
CE0100  MUU1
2148
College Band 0.00 0/20 AC_116 Main Campus 05:00PM-07:00PM M Bounds,A
Witte,S
$5.00
09/10/12-11/26/12
This performance group is open, with consent of the director, to all students and community members who have had previous instrumental experience. Community members can join at any time during the semester.
 
CE0100  MUU10
2213
Private Voice Lessons(1 hr.) 0.00 0/10 ARRANGED Tavenner,P
Witte,S
$695.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Students receive 14 private lessons. Students will learn proper vocal techniques and how to sing a wide variety of music styles. Fee includes accompanist.
 
CE0100  MUU11
2324
Applied String Technique 0.00 3/10 ARRANGED Christensen,B
Witte,S
$220.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Private lessons in String. Students taking private lessons on their specific instrument will work at developing their skills and knowledge in multiple areas, but focus on solo performances. NOTE: Open to students enrolled in MU1182, MU1282, Mu2182, MU2432, MU2442, MU2452 only.
 
CE0100  MUU12
2214
Begining Classical Piano 1 0.00 0/10 ARRANGED Snyder,R
Witte,S
$175.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Small group instruction for student with little to no previous piano teaching. An introduction to keyboard fundamentals through the study of note reading, rhythm symbols, technique and playing early elementary level repertoire. Prequisite: None
 
CE0100  MUU13
2211
Private Voice Lessons/Children 0.00 3/10 ARRANGED Tavenner,P
Witte,S
$260.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Students receive 14 private lessons. Students will learn proper vocal techniques and how to sing a wide variety of music styles. This class is for students up to age 14.
 
CE0100  MUU15
2155
Jazz Band 0.00 0/20 AC_116 Main Campus 03:00PM-04:00PM MTTH Bounds,A
Witte,S
$5.00
09/10/12-12/13/12
This performance group is open, with consent of the director, to all students and community members who have had previous instrumental experience. Community members can join at any time during the semester. Director: Aaron Bounds
 
CE0100  MUU2
2154
Jazz Combo 0.00 0/20 AC_116 Main Campus 10:30AM-12:30PM TTH Bounds,A
Witte,S
$5.00
09/11/12-11/27/12
This performance group is open, with consent of the instructor, to all students and community members who have had previous instrumental experience. Community members can join at any time during the semester
 
CE0100  MUU4
2326
East Central Children Chorale 0.00 22/30 AC_118 Main Campus 04:00PM-05:30PM M Thompson
Witte,S
$59.00
09/10/12-12/10/12
The East Central Children s Chorale is a community Treble Choir for children in grades 4-8. The choir is sponsored by the East Central College department of music. The mission of the Children's Chorale is to promote musical literacy through high quality music education and to demonstrate this learning through the achievement of artistic excellence in performance.
 
CE0100  MUU6
2175
Guitar Lessons 0.00 2/20 ARRANGED Witte,S $150.00
09/04/12-12/07/12
This is a great opportunity for anyone who has ever wanted to take Guitar lessons. No matter what your age, students can get 10 private 30-minute lessons for an incredible price. Beginners as well as the experienced musician are welcome. Instruction will be by East Central College music majors coordinated by Dr. Jennifer Judd, and will be held on the Union campus.
 
CE0100  MUU7
2209
Piano Lessons 0.00 7/20 ARRANGED Witte,S $150.00
09/04/12-12/07/12
This is a great opportunity for anyone who has ever wanted to take music lessons. Instruction will be available on a variety of musical instruments. No matter what age, students can receive 10 private 30-minute lessons for an incredible price. Beginners as well as the experienced musicians are welcome. Instruction will be by East Central College music majors coordinated by Dr. Jennifer Judd, and will be held at the Union campus.
 
CE0100  MUU8
2177
Piano Lessons/ECC Faculty 0.00 0/20 ARRANGED Witte,S $180.00
09/04/12-12/07/12
This is a great opportunity for anyone who has ever wanted to take piano lessons. No matter what age, students will receive 10 private 30 minute lessons for an incredible price. Beginners as well as the experienced musicians are welcome. Taught by ECC faculty.
 
CE0100  MUU9
2212
Private Voice Lessons(1/2 hr) 0.00 1/10 ARRANGED Tavenner,P
Witte,S
$350.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Students receive 14 private one-half hour lessons. Students will learn proper vocal techniques and how to sing a wide variety of music styles. Additional fees for accompanist.
 
CE0100  OTHU2
3049
Missouri Notary Public Wrkshop 0.00 4/16 ECTC_110 East Central Training Center 06:30PM-09:30PM T Gibbs
Witte,S
$25.00
10/30/12-10/30/12
This one night seminar will prepare participants to become a Missouri Notary Public. It is easy to do. Our instructor will walk students through every step, discussing the laws, fees, insurance, valid identification, journal requirements, and more. Participants will take the state exam and complete the state application as a part of the workshop.
 
CE0100  OTHW1
3010
Y Literacy New Tutor Training 0.00 9/20 ECWA_E9 ECC-Washington 09:00AM-03:00PM F Pettet,G
Schneider
09/21/12-09/21/12
Learn to effectively teach reading skills. This workshop will include hands-on experience using various materials to teach phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension and fluency. You will also learn to set goals with your student, put together a lesson plan and structure safe and effective tutoring sessions. Find out how to make learning engaging for students who have previously struggled with reading proficiency. No teaching experience is necessary. This class is open to the public and it is required of those interested in serving as a Y Literacy Council Tutor for adults. The cost is underwritten by the Y Community Literacy Council. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Instructor: Anne Schneider and Diane Schwab
 
CE0200  BPIU1
2853
BPI Energy Auditor Trng 0.00 FULL ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 08:00AM-04:00PM MTWTHF Payne,D
Witte,S
$2226.00
12/17/12-12/21/12
This course prepares students for both the Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst and Envelope Professional exams.
 
CE0200  CMT3
2624
Insulin Administration 0.00 FULL ECTC_109 10:00AM-04:00PM M Warmack,T
Witte,S
08/27/12-08/27/12
This 6-hour program is designed to prepare Certified Medication Technicians (CMT) to administer insulin and includes clinical time. Class is approved by the MO Department of Health and Senior Services. Class fee includes state certification. CMTs must have written recommendation for training by an administrator/manager/or nurse with whom they have worked.
 
CE0200  CMTU1
2335
CMT Math Prep 0.00 8/15 ECTC_109 East Central Training Center 01:00PM-04:00PM MW Eagan,M
Witte,S
09/10/12-09/21/12
This math review workshop is designed to be a quick review of the math series required to successfully pass the TABE test.
 
CE0200  CMTU2
2290
Certified Medicine Technician 0.00 8/12 ECTC_109 East Central Training Center 11:00AM-03:00PM MW Warmack,T
Witte,S
09/24/12-12/19/12
This program is designed to prepare individuals to become a Certified Medication Technician. This program meets the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services requirement to take the state exam. The student must be a working CNA for 6 months. In addition to the classroom work the student will experience 16 hours of job shadowing with a licensed CMT and 8 hours of clinical practice. Upon completion of both classroom and clinical components, the student will be eligible to take the Missouri state exam to become a licensed CMT. This program is entirely funded by the Missouri Health Wins grant to eligible students.
 
CE0200  CMTU3
2852
Insulin Administration 0.00 6/10 ECTC_109 East Central Training Center 11:00AM-03:00PM M Warmack,T
Witte,S
12/17/12-12/17/12
This one session seminar will present information on diabetes as it relates to symptoms and treatment and will teach skills in insulin administration in order to qualify students to perform this procedure in long-term care facilities in Missouri. The course consists of 4 hours of instruction and includes a final written and practicum examination under the direct supervision of an instructor.
 
CE0200  CNAW1
2265
CNA 0.00 8/20 ECWA_119 ECC-Washington 08:00AM-04:30PM F Warmack,T
Witte,S
$750.00
09/14/12-12/07/12
This program is designed to prepare individuals to care for clients in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and home health agencies. The course will consist of 75 hours classroom training and 100 hours of supervised clinical training. Upon completion of both components, the student will be eligible to take the final exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Students must be 18 years of age at the start of the program. Apply early to reserve a spot
 
CE0200  CNAW2
2803
CNA Challenge Test 0.00 2/10 ARRANGED Redd $125.00
09/21/12-12/13/12
Individuals who meet special criteria are not required to take the entire certified nurse assistant course but rather will be allowed to take just the final examination (written and practical) to become a CNA in Missouri. Individuals must have approval from Dept of Health and Senior Services and register with ECC Center for Workforce Development.
 
CE0200  LDO1
2274
Individual Contributor-Leader 0.00 0/20 WAS_QUALCOAC ECC-Washington 01:30PM-05:00PM TH Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
09/27/12-09/27/12
The transition to leader or manager can be a challenging one. This workshop provides guidance to help navigate the changes associated with leading and managing others. This workshop proves to be helpful for experienced and new managers alike. Participants will be able to relate their experience to the key shifts required to successfully lead others.
 
CE0200  LDO11
2259
Leading Meetings That Matter 0.00 0/26 ROL_TECHDEV ECC-Rolla 08:30AM-12:00PM W Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
11/28/12-11/28/12
How productive are your meetings? One of the ways to truly show leadership strength is by leading meetings that make a positive difference. Learn how to plan and conduct meetings that add value. Leverage each and every meeting by defining agreed upon action plans, and assuring accountability for outcomes. Whether you lead small or large meetings, regular or occasional meetings, plan to benefit immensely from this course. Your colleagues will thank you.
 
CE0200  LDO12
2266
Individual Contributor-Leader 0.00 0/26 ROL_TECHDEV ECC-Rolla 08:30AM-12:00PM W Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
09/26/12-09/26/12
The transition to leader or manager can be a challenging one. This workshop provides guidance to help navigate the changes associated with leading and managing others. This workshop proves to be helpful for experienced and new managers alike. Participants will be able to relate their experience to the key shifts required to successfully lead others.
 
CE0200  LDO13
2267
The Science of Delegation 0.00 0/26 ROL_TECHDEV ECC-Rolla 08:30AM-12:00PM W Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
12/05/12-12/05/12
Do you find yourself getting behind in other people s work? Join this session for a lively dialogue about how to become a more effective and efficient leader through the art and science of delegation. You will learn to leverage your strengths and the strengths of those who report to you. This is a critical strategy in challenging times, as well as in good times. Re-energize and re-new your approach to accomplishing more in less time.
 
CE0200  LDO14
2268
Quality Communication 0.00 1/26 ROL_TECHDEV ECC-Rolla 08:30AM-12:00PM W Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
10/24/12-10/24/12
Misunderstandings are a leading cause of problems in safety, quality, customer service, and productivity, and result in unnecessary conflicts in most workplaces. The high cost of poor quality communication goes undetected in most organizations. Since managers are a key source of information and direction, leading and managing others requires one to pay careful attention to his or her communication. This workshop provides a perfect opportunity to tune up your communication skills and add a few new communication tools to your leadership tool belt. Instructor: Quality Coach Professional
 
CE0200  LDO2
2272
Performance Coaching Clinic 0.00 0/20 WAS_QUALCOAC ECC-Washington 08:30AM-12:00PM T Coach
Pettet,G
$675.00
10/16/12-11/20/12
Skilled coaches consistently bring out the best in individuals as well as teams. Performance coaches are an asset to any organization. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn practical performance coaching strategies and develop your own coaching competencies. Seasoned business coaches provide insight into real world challenges and provide practical coaching tools and strategies. Coaching Clinic includes leadership assessments. Invest three hours for six consecutive weeks and earn a Performance Coaching Certification.
 
CE0200  LDO3
2276
Quality Communication 0.00 0/20 WAS_QUALCOAC ECC-Washington 01:30PM-05:00PM TH Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
11/29/12-11/29/12
Misunderstandings are a leading cause of problems in safety, quality, customer service, and productivity, and result in unnecessary conflicts in most workplaces. The high cost of poor quality communication goes undetected in most organizations. Since managers are a key source of information and direction, leading and managing others requires one to pay careful attention to his or her communication. This workshop provides a perfect opportunity to tune up your communication skills and add a few new communication tools to your leadership tool belt. Instructor: Quality Coach Professional
 
CE0200  LDO5
2273
The Science of Delegation 0.00 0/20 WAS_QUALCOAC ECC-Washington 02:30PM-05:00PM TH Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
10/25/12-10/25/12
Do you find yourself getting behind in other people s work? Join this session for a lively dialogue about how to become a more effective and efficient leader through the art and science of delegation. You will learn to leverage your strengths and the strengths of those who report to you. This is a critical strategy in challenging times, as well as in good times. Re-energize and re-new your approach to accomplishing more in less time.
 
CE0200  LDO6
2275
Team Works 0.00 0/20 WAS_QUALCOAC ECC-Washington 01:30PM-05:00PM TH Coach
Pettet,G
$115.00
12/06/12-12/06/12
As organizations are required to do more with less, teamwork is no longer optional. It is essential. When we get the teamwork right, we can predict quality products or services, excellent customer service, both internal and external, and winning business outcomes. When teams work well, employees are engaged, energized, and full of can do. When you get the fundamentals right, your team works. This course provides you with a foundation for building a team that pulls together to pull off the endless challenges in your workplace.
 
CE0200  NPIU1
2254
Engaging Board-High Performers 0.00 0/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 08:30AM-11:30AM M Cole Buehler
Pettet,G
08/27/12-08/27/12
The nonprofit board is instrumental to achieve the goals and direction of a nonprofit organization; a board provides oversight, helps keep the organization financially healthy, and develops organizational policy - among so many other tasks. Many times the board becomes complacent - so how do you keep them motivated and energized to support your nonprofit? Like a shot of espresso, this session will energize board member and executive director partnerships through a discussion of best practices, the tips and trends that will support you and the ED as well as engage your board.
 
CE0200  NPIU2
2255
Social Media:Work for You 0.00 0/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 08:30AM-11:30AM M Collinger
Pettet,G
09/24/12-09/24/12
With over 400 million users on Facebook and over 5 million on Twitter how can nonprofits harness the power of social media for their organization? In an interactive, comfortable, small group setting, we will discuss tools like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogs. You will learn the basics of social media and how to use these tools to make a positive impact on your organization.
 
CE0200  NPIU3
2257
Volunteer Prog Mgt:Best Pract 0.00 0/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 08:30AM-11:30AM M Johnson
Pettet,G
10/29/12-10/29/12
Volunteers are the backbone for many nonprofit organizations; especially in these tough economic times when there is more to do, but with fewer resources to get it done. A well planned and managed volunteer program can be an enormous asset to your organization. In this workshop we will review volunteer management components that contribute to running a well-rounded program, how to strategically determine which opportunities will best serve the organization and which opportunities will be most appealing to potential volunteers. Other topics include: designing volunteer positions; staff/volunteer relations; program infrastructure; recruitment, interviewing, and screening; orientation and placement; retention and recognition/ The session is interactive and participants are encouraged to bring up for discussion the issues that are most challenging.
 
CE0200  NPIU4
2258
Employee Perfmormance Mgt 0.00 0/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 08:30AM-11:30AM M Moore
Pettet,G
12/03/12-12/03/12
A motivated and productive staff is critical to a well-functioning organization. Develop talent strategies to shape culture and attract and retain the best employees to achieve your organization's goals. Attend this workshop to learn skills and practice techniques for developing productive supervisory relationships focused on the needs of individual employees. Explore the use of coaching sessions that establish expectations, build skills, provide recognition and constructive feedback, and address performance issues to achieve organizational goals. Participants will work with tools for providing and documenting performance feedback and learn to address and correct performance problems.
 
CE0200  NPIU5
2328
Dev. Fundraising Strategies 0.00 0/20 ECTC_114 East Central Training Center 08:30AM-11:30AM M Himmelberg,C
Pettet,G
11/19/12-11/19/12
If your organization survvies solely on grants or special events, it might be time to look at your overall fundraising plan to see where you can diversify. This workshop provides the opportunity to develop vital planning documents with guidance and support from a senior professional. Be prepared to engage in creating a case for support and a resource development plan. You will leave this workshop with an understanding of the components involved in a written plan, and can begin personalizing your resource development objectives for immediate implementation.
 
CE0300  INT20
2814
Advanced Web Pages 0.00 1/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
In these lessons, you'll learn to write HTML code for page content and CSS code for page styling. You'll master cutting-edge techniques that take advantage of HTML5 and CSS3, the latest versions of the languages used to create modern websites. With the help of step-by-step instructions, you'll build interactive websites that collect information from visitors through email signup and feedback forms. In addition, you'll learn the latest and most effective techniques for presenting layouts and video that work in any browsing environment from a desktop computer to a mobile device. Along the way, you'll explore aesthetics, color scheming, and accessible Web page design. And don't worry if you have only the most basic exposure to Web design! This course walks you all the way through to purchasing and uploading your site to a remote server. You won't need any special software, either?just the text editor that comes installed with your computer.
 
CE0300  INT21
2833
Adv Grant Proposal Writing 0.00 2/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
In this course, an experienced grantwriter will show you how to research and write winning proposals that get funded. You'll become proficient in the proposal format used by the vast majority of public foundations. Learn what to do--and, more importantly what not to do--on your cover sheet, narrative, background page, and your stakeholder and third-party evaluation plan. You'll also discover the quickest and most efficient ways to gather the information you'll need to develop your proposal?s attachments, including information on your organization's structure, administration, and finances.
 
CE0300  INT22
2834
PMP Certification Prep 2 0.00 1/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
In this, the second part of our two-part certification preparation series, your instructor will continue to demystify the PMBOK® Guide, including relationships between inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. You'll also gain a strong understanding of such topics as earned value management, risk management, simulation, sensitivity analysis, and make-or-buy analysis. In addition to learning about the PMBOK® Guide, you'll gain insight into PMI's® code of professional responsibility and discover powerful techniques you can use to continue preparing for the PMP® exam after this course is over.
 
CE0300  INT23
2839
Intro to Quickbooks 0.00 1/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
QuickBooks is designed for small to midsized businesses that want to incorporate powerful, effective software with a traditional approach to accounting. Whether you're new to Quickbooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will equip you to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business.
 
CE0300  INTI1
2294
A to Z Grant Writing 0.00 0/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
This course speaks mainly to nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors. It's also an excellent primer for individuals wishing to become grant-writing consultants or community grant-writing volunteers.
 
CE0300  INTI2
2496
Creating Web Pages 0.00 1/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Create and post your very own Web site on the Internet using HTML in this extensive, hands-on, six week workshop. First, you'll learn about the capabilities of the World Wide Web and the fundamentals of web design. Then, with your instructor's patient guidance, you'll plan the content, structure and layout of your Web site, create pages full of neatly formatted text, build links between the pages and to the outside world, and add color, backgrounds, graphics, tables, hot buttons, and animation. You'll also learn critical and timely information on securing the best possible location in search engine listings, and powerful no-cost or low-cost web marketing strategies.
 
CE0300  INTI3
2292
Fund of Technical Writing 0.00 1/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Learn how to translate complex information into easily understood language, and how to become a wizard at marrying the art of publishing with the science of technology. You'll learn the secrets of successful technical writers, including technical writing conventions, interviewing skills, desktop publishing and formatting techniques, key tips for developing graphics and templates, documentation management, and how to publish documents both on paper and electronically. You'll also learn how to get your first job as a technical writer, plus tricks of the trade that enable you to create high-quality documentation with less work.
 
CE0300  INTI5
2223
Intro Creating WordPress Web 0.00 4/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
Want to build an attractive, sophisticated blog or Web site without having to learn any special coding? WordPress is the answer you're looking for! WordPress is one of the world's most popular Web design tools because it's free, it's easy to use, and it produces professional results. You'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress site and blog. You'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community. Also learn how to organize a blog or Web site, create appealing content, and achieve better positions on search engine results pages. By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently use WordPress to create a blog or a personal, business, or organizational Web site.
 
CE0300  INTI6
2298
Spanish-Medical Professionals 0.00 0/20 ARR Web On-Line ARR Witte,S $89.00
09/04/12-12/14/12
With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. Adding Spanish skills can broaden your career horizons. Since you're a busy person and you don't have time to waste, this course focuses on the survival Spanish medical personnel really need to know in a medical setting. Starting with the basics of Spanish pronunciation, you'll move right into simple words for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names, and words for asking questions. Discover how to ask about pain, symptoms, medical histories, insurance, patients' feelings and more.
 
CE0500  HRW1
2512
Strategic Human Resources 0.00 6/23 ECWA_E13 ECC-Washington 01:00PM-03:30PM THF Martels
Pettet,G
$75.00
10/18/12-10/19/12
Human Resources (HR) administration has never been more necessary. Today?s competitive business environment requires that HR become more strategic by aligning HR with the business strategy and expected business outcomes. It's a legitimate goal, but quite possibly one that many HR practitioners are not professionally prepared for. Becoming more strategic is a goal that requires advance preparation and coordination. Strategic HR provides HR professionals with practical information and tools they need to play a strategic leadership role in enabling their organization to meet today?s competitive challenges. t t t t
 
CE0500  ITW4
2281
Inventor 2 0.00 6/17 ECWA_E11 ECC-Washington 06:00PM-09:00PM TH Plassmeyer,T
Rieger,J
$225.00
09/13/12-11/15/12
This course is a continuation of Inventor I or for the individual who has similar experience with Inventor. Students will learn advanced part modeling, iParts, iAssemblies, and working with presentation files. Students will complete the course modeling a complex part assembly.
 
CE0500  SAFU1
3005
Adv Cardiac Life Support 0.00 0/15 ARRANGED Fitts,T
Witte,S
$55.00
09/04/12-12/13/12
This is a two-part, self-paced method to complete the American Heart Association's ACLS Recertification. Part 1 is an online case-based approach for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (purchased separately). Upon completion, students print a certificate which allows them to complete Part 2 a hands-on skills review and check off. Upon completion of both parts, students will receive an ACLS card good for two years. This continuing education activity is certified for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and paramedics.
 
CE0500  SAFU2
3006
Bas Life Support/Hlthcare Prov 0.00 1/15 ARRANGED Fitts,T
Witte,S
$35.00
09/04/12-12/13/12
This is a two-part, self-paced method to complete the American Heart Association's BLS for Healthcare Providers Recertification. Part 1 is an online case-based approach for Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (purchased separately). Upon completion, students print a certificate which allows them to complete Part 2 a hands-on skills review and check off. Upon completion of both parts, students will receive a BLS for Healthcare Providers card good for two years. This continuing education activity is certified for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and paramedics.
 
CE0500  SAFU3
3007
Pediatric Adv Life Support 0.00 0/20 ARRANGED Fitts,T
Witte,S
$75.00
09/04/12-12/13/12
This is a two-part, self-paced method to complete the American Heart Association's PALS Recertification. Part 1 is an online case-based approach for Pediatric Advanced Life Support (purchased separately). Upon completion, students print a certificate which allows them to complete Part 2 a hands-on skills review and check off. Upon completion of both parts, students will receive a PALS card good for two years. This continuing education activity is certified for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and paramedics.
 
AI1720  UPC1
2971
Refrigerant Safety Cert-R410-A 0.50 19/25 AC_224 Main Campus 09:00AM-04:00PM S Sumner,R $110.00
10/27/12-10/27/12
This workshop has been developed to provide field service personnel with the necessary training and practical knowledge to safely perform service on systems containing R-410A as well as safe handling. This course is designed to prepare technicians for their R-410A Safety Certification. LATE START CLASS WARNING: Financial aid is based upon attendance in all classes. Failure to attend this class could reduce or disqualify you from receiving financial aid this semester.