Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education, Non-Credit Classes

Your local campus has a wide variety of Continuing Education Classes to improve your health, mind and spirit

From learning Adobe Photoshop to Zumba workouts, Colorado Mountain College has over 300 classes to choose from.

Delve into an area of personal interest, such as history, geology or economics. Get in shape with yoga, fitball or Hoop dancing. Learn to play guitar or cook ethnic dishes. Improve jobs skills including Social Media Marketing or mastering Quickbooks. Or just have fun with acting or crochet.

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Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

Classes listed below by starting date. See the Search button (above) for complete list of Continuing Education Classes.

Oct
1
Wed
Painting Trees-Aspens & More @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Painting Trees Class Description

Learn how to paint trees, from aspens to oaks. This class is for all levels, from beginner to advanced, and all mediums-oil, acrylic, and watercolor. We will work on composition, color, drawing, dimension, and perspective. We will work from photographs in the studio; bring your own, or the instructor will provide some.

Faculty: Marjory Wilson

Painting of an aspen glade by Marjory Wilson.

Marjory Wilson will teach you how to paint aspen and other trees.

Meets: W • October 1, 2014 – October 29, 2014
Refund Date: September 29, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85228

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Stained Glass Techniques @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Learn beginning to advanced stained glass techniques while completing a small panel using foiled and leaded glass elements. Other techniques such as fusing, flashed glass and kiln paper casting are introduced. Pick up a materials list at the Lappala Center.

Faculty: Shannon D. Muse
Meets: W • October 1, 2014 – November 12, 2014
Refund Date: September 29, 2014
Cost: $199
Syn# 84822

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Oct
2
Thu
Intro to WordPress @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

WordPress is the most popular website management software in the world and currently powers 1/3 of all websites in the United States. Learn the basics of managing your website with WordPress. Topics include updating website pages, creating blog posts, managing media (photos and videos) and adding keywords to help get higher rankings.

Photo of Trent Blizzard.

Trent Blizzard is an expert in WordPress, SEO and Web analytics.

Faculty: Trent J. Blizzard
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 2, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85677

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Common Reader: Cabin Fever book discussion class @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
thumbnail image of the cover of Cabin FeverClass Description

Text required. Join us this fall as we read and discuss the book, “Cabin Fever” and welcome its author Tom Montgomery Fate to speak about his book with our community. This class is free to the public. Please visit our Common Reader webpage for more information about the book and the author’s visit to campus.

Faculty: Dr. Adrian V. Fielder
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Cost: $0
Syn# 85002

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Sicily @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Tucked away on the southern tip of Italy, Sicily is ubiquitous to the Mediterranean diet. Learn to prepare a number of Sicilian favorites such as Bruschetta Caponata, Grilled Fresh Fish with Roasted Tomato Sauce, Chicken Marsala and the famous dessert, Cannoli with Sweetened Ricotta. Syn#85598 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 2, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85598

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Retirement Planning Today @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description

Blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals. Discover five strategies to manage investment risks, 11 ways you may save money on this year’s taxes, important questions to ask before buying insurance, how invest in and take money out of your company’s retirement plan, as well as determine the savings you need to retire. Course includes an illustrated textbook (one per couple). Spouse/significant other of a student who registers and pays tuition may register at no charge (Spouse: register for 85279).

Faculty: Tom & Bruce Miller
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 9, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Cost: $50
Syn# 85247

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Tai Chi 1 Make-up Sessions @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

This is an accelerated class, which will teach six of tai chi 1′s movements in three classes, instead of six classes, in case you missed the regular Tai Chi for Health 1 session and want to continue studying tai chi throughout the fall to complete the four classes in Sun Style. Sun Style is safe for everyone, including people with chronic pain and joint problems. Class includes 3 sessions: 10/2, 11/4 & 11/11.

Syn# 86063
Cost $52
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Steven Hill Workshop @ Rifle
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Steven Hill received his BFA from Kansas State University in 1973 and has been a studio potter since 1975. Steven’s work is exhibited and sold in nationally juried shows and is featured in many ceramics books. He has conducted over 150 workshops throughout the United States and Canada and has written many articles. This workshop will be a demonstration forum. Steven will be giving a free slide presentation in the auditorium on Thursday, 10/2 at 7pm that is open to the public. The $180.00 cost covers the demonstrations on Friday and Saturday, 10/3 – 10/4.

Syn# 85927
Cost $180
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Oct
3
Fri
Dan Young Plein Air Painting Workshop @ Silt River Open Space Park
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

The emphasis of the class will be painting from life. There will be a short lecture the first morning. The remainder of the class will be out in the field. Dan will spend a lot of time discussing the fundamentals of creating strong paintings on location. Students will learn that how they start a painting is an important part of the process.Learning to see and editing are other important parts of the process that will be covered. Come prepared to paint two small paintings a day. There will be demos, critiques and hopefully a few laughs.

Syn# 86106
Cost $120
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Social Media 1: Engagement @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

The basics and beyond for Facebook, Twitter, LindedIn, HootSuite. How to use social media tools to build your presence of your own brand on the web. Learn how to engage and extend your community via social media in a way that’s essential to your business and/or personal interests. Students must bring their own device: laptops are required; tablets may be used, but are not recommended. Smartphones (in additions to laptops or tablets) are helpful, but not required.

Faculty: Stefanie K. Kilts
Meets: F, F • October 3, 2014 – October 3, 2014
Refund Date: October 1, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85463

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