Community Education


Community Education

Enriching. Engaging. Entertaining.

The Community Education classes at East Central College provide children and adults with opportunities for personal and professional enrichment. We take pride in offering classes that provide a great experience for members of our community all throughout the year.

If you have an idea for a class and/or would like to teach, please complete the Class Proposal Form.

Masks Welcome But Not Required Face masks are welcome but not required.

Class Registration

There are two ways to register for classes:

Fall 2022 Schedule
Check the Class Schedule page for more details on these classes and how to register.
Spring 2022 Community Education Schedule
HAM Radio General
Class License
$15
Jan 20–March 31
Thursdays • 6–8 p.m.
BIC Room 129 & ZOOM
Book included $45
Beekeeping for Beginners
$45
Jan 22
Saturday • 9–3:30 p.m.
ECTC Conf A
Lunch is included
Dinner Party at Home
Culinary Excellence
$40
Jan 26–Feb 9
Wednesdays • 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Last class 5:30–9:30 p.m.
ECTC
Line Dancing
$40
Jan 31–March 7
Mondays • 6–7:30 p.m.
ECTC Conf A & B
Women-Only Self-Defense Class
$70
Feb 7–28
Mondays • 7–9 p.m.
Center for Defensive Arts
Washington
WordPress Basics
Webpage Design
$80
Feb 8–24
Tuesdays & Thursdays • 6–8 p.m.
BIC 128
Yoga
$60
Feb 9–March 9
Wednesdays • 5–6 p.m.
ECTC Conf B
Basics of Home Repair/Maintenance
$65
Feb 10–March 10
Thursdays • 6–8 p.m.
BIC 138
Grow Your Own Microgreens
$30
Feb 17
Thursday • 6–7 p.m.
ECTC Conf A
Creative Metal Works
$200
Feb 19
Saturday • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
BIC 130
Enter the World of Fishing 101
$240
Feb 19–March 12
Saturdays • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
BIC 129
Grow Your Own Microgreens
$30
Feb 22
Tuesday • 6–7 p.m.
Rolla North 108
Owl Fire Barrel Plasma Cutting
$100
Feb 26
Saturday • 8 a.m.–12 p.m.
BIC 130
Wolf Fire Barrel Plasma Cutting
$100
Feb 26
Saturday • 12:30–4:30 p.m.
BIC 130
Open Welding Lab
$50 per hour
Feb 26
Saturday • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
BIC 130
Call to schedule time
Conversational Spanish
$65
March 1–April 14
Tuesdays & Thursdays • 6–7 p.m.
BIC 131
Let's Talk About Bugs!
$40
March 1–April 5
Tuesdays • 6–7:30 p.m.
BIC 128
Mercy Pound
$45
March 3–April 7
Thursdays • 6–7 p.m.
Mercy North, Suite 170
Washington
Local History Class
$60
March 3–April 28
Thursdays • 6:30–8:30 p.m.
ECTC Conf A
Blueprint Reading
$200
March 5
Saturday • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
BIC 130
Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation
$35
March 8
Tuesday • 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Rolla North 108
Estate Planning
$10
March 8
Tuesday • 6–8 p.m.
BIC 129
Mercy IntenSati
$45
March 9–April 20
(Not April 6)
Wednesdays • 5:15–6:15 p.m.
Mercy South Conf A/B
Washington
Bass Fishing
$240
March 19–April 9
Saturdays • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
BIC 129
Hunter Education
$0
March 21
Monday • 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Rolla North 108
Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation
$35
March 22
Tuesday • 5:30–8:30 p.m.
ECTC Conf A
American Sign
Language 1
$65
March 24–April 28
Thursday • 6–8 p.m.
Instructor led/ZOOM
Line Dancing
$40
March 28–May 2
Mondays • 6–7:30 p.m.
ECTC Conf A & B
Easter Brunch at Home
Culinary Excellence
$40
March 29–April 12
Tuesdays • 5:30–7:30 p.m.,
5:30–9:30 p.m.
ECTC
Timing, Lighting, Composition
to Photography
$30
March 31–April 7
Thursdays • 5:30–7 p.m. + Q&A
BIC 131
ServSafe Class
Includes Exam
$150
April 4, 5, 11
Monday, Tuesday, Monday
6–9:30 p.m.
BIC 129
Writing Your Family
History Book
$20
April 20
Wednesday • 6–8 p.m.
BIC 129
Catfish and Other
Species of Fishing
$240
April 23–May 14
Saturdays • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
BIC 129