January – February 2014

Jan
30
Thu
Intro to Solid Waste Management @ Carbondale
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Did you ever wonder what happens to the stuff you throw away or recycle? This course, taught by Cathy Hall and Jed Miller of Pitkin County Landfill, introduces general concepts in landfill management, including: best practices in recycling and waste diversions for rural communities; proper disposal and identification of hazardous wastes; techniques in both green-waste and food-waste composting; and the economics of landfill operations. Whether you are an educator wishing to teach others about the science of solid waste management, a concerned citizen hoping to promote waste reduction in your home or workplace, or a policy-maker who wants to understand how integrated solid waste affects the budget and well-being of your community, this is the course for you. In addition to 9 hours of classroom instruction in Carbondale, Ms. Hall (MBA, SWANA) and Mr. Miller (SWANA, RCRA, DOT HazMat) will lead a 4-hour field trip to the Pitkin County Landfill on Saturday, Feb 8 (9a-1p). Meets Thursdays, 1/30-2/13. Cost: $49. Refund date: 1/28.

Syn# 81478
Cost $49
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Jan
31
Fri
Using Quickbooks Pro 2: 2012 @ Glenwood Springs
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Covers manual checks, bank transfers, credit card transactions, reconciling bank and credit card accounts to third-party statements, and use of asset, liability and equity accounts to record transactions. Prerequisite: Quickbooks I or instructor consent. Emphasis: QuickBooks 2012. Cost: $75. Refund date: 1/29.

Syn# 80192
Cost $75
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
1
Sat
MAC Basics @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

In this three hour workshop you will learn how to properly turn on and off your Mac, how to identify the external connections to the computer, how to use the mouse or track pad, and gain a better understanding of the Mac desktop including its menus, dock and status menu. You will learn how to adjust your sound volume and screen brightness, how and when to right click. You will learn about the apple menu, the finder, and system preferences. We will also explore creating, saving, copying, moving, deleting, finding, and transferring files. This will be followed by a brief introduction to some of the more popular applications for the Mac. Cost: $35. Refund date: 1/30.

Syn# 80833
Cost $35
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
3
Mon
Foot Reflexology @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Students learn the Ingham Method of foot reflexology which is used primarily for relaxation. This course addresses the principle that reflexes in the feet are related to each organ and part of the body. Students learn to stimulate these reflexes to assist the body’s preventative maintenance and natural healing processes. A certificate for Foot Reflexology (15 hours of training) is given at the end of the class which can be applied towards professional hours. Meets Mondays, 2/3-3/3. Cost: $87. Refund date: 1/31.

Syn# 81002
Cost $87
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
4
Tue
Community First Aid & CPR w/AED @ Carbondale
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Class Description

An American Heart Association Blended Learning course; part of the course is completed online, and part in person with an instructor. Each student must complete Part One of the course online at http://www.onlineaha.org/. Then, students will contact Kerry Wirth to schedule their 60 minute skill testing time slot and present the completed AHA online certificate. Contact Kerry Wirth 925-7740 for details.On-line course will have a fee. Text required. Meets Tuesday & Thursday, 2/4 & 2/6. Cost: $28. Refund: 1/31.

Syn# 81486
Cost $28
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
6
Thu
Google Drive @ Carbondale
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Covers Google Drive, the free cloud-based productivity suite for email, cloud file storage, documents, presentation, spreadsheets, forms, and drawing. Learn how to connect with your team to get work done from anywhere on any device. Cost: $45. Refund date: 2/4.

Syn# 80717
Cost $45
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
7
Fri
Quickbooks for Mac I: 2012 @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
photo of student working on a Mac ComputerClass Description

Emphasizes entering, saving, finding and editing basic transactions. Introduces fundamental concepts and reports. Emphasis:MAC QuickBooks 2012. Cost: $75. Refund date: 2/5.

Syn# 80193
Cost $75
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.

Advanced HTML & CSS @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Image representing an HTML tagClass Description

Learn HTML5 and CSS3 for building and editing web pages using Dreamweaver and WordPress. Meets Fridays, 2/7-2/21. Cost: $125. Refund date: 2/5.

Syn# 80821
Cost $125
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
10
Mon
Register for GED preparatory classes @ Colorado Mountain College
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm

GEDimageYou can enroll in GED prep classes at Colorado Mountain College in Carbondale. Registration is taken on an open, on-going basis.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Carbondale on:

Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8:50pm or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am

More info at 970-963-2172.

Feb
13
Thu
iPads – The First Chapter: the Basics of Using iPads & iPhones @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

Learn to use your iPad or iPhone to its full potential. This class will teach you how to use your device to meet your own unique needs. If you are unsure of even the questions to ask in how to maximize your use of an iPad, this class is for you! An emphasis will be on teaching the use of apps that promote independence and self-sufficiency, especially for those with disabilities and individuals wishing to ‘age’ in place. Bring your devices to class. Alice Brouhard, RN and Trainer researches applications and devices and teaches others to use technology to support their independence and self-management. That support comes in the form of iPpad, iPpod Touch, smartphones and apps. Cost: $35. Refund date: 2/11.

Syn# 80918
Cost $35
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”