Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Sep
23
Sat
Reawaken Creativity @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
photo of art students in Pam Porter's classClass Description:

Collage, painting, printmaking, creativity games, and coaching exercises remind students how to trust their natural instincts and have fun again while doing art. Along the way, students will create beautiful, spontaneous, and surprising work. All levels are welcome. Even if you haven’t created art since you were a child, this class will help reawaken your natural creativity. A $15 materials fee will be collected by the teacher. Pam Porter is an artist, teacher, and professional life coach. The class time includes a one-hour lunch break.

Faculty: Pam Porter
Meets: S, SU • September 23, 2017 – September 24, 2017
Refund Date: September 21, 2017
Cost: $83
Syn: #07819

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Beginner Naturalist Course @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Class Description:

This is a good course for individuals or families and children, as long as everyone can hike on their own. Minors must have an adult companion. In this beginner naturalist class, you will learn to identify the most common trees and birds found while hiking in the wilds of Colorado. We will spend our time on the trails (9/23 & 9/30), finding real-life examples and learning the basics of hiking in Colorado. We will also spend one evening (10/14, 7-9 PM) outside learning to use star charts to identify constellations. Participants will be contacted about what they need to bring and specific meeting locations before course begins. Meeting locations will be within a 30-minute drive of Glenwood Springs. Hiking distance will be less than 2.5 miles each week, and travel will be at a conservative pace.

Faculty: Austin Harris
Meets: S, S • September 23, 2017 – October 14, 2017
Refund Date: September 21, 2017
Cost: $65
Syn: #08410

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Sep
26
Tue
Jewelry & Metalwork Workshop @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:20 pm
Class Description:

Provides students with an experiential learning experience. Provides condensed, intensive instruction from nationally and internationally recognized professional artists in fine arts. Explores advanced studies, including techniques and concepts, as they relate to one or more of the following: ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, film-making, sculpture, or other media. May be repeated for up to six credits.

Introduces the construction of jewelry designs in metals and small casting techniques. The tool list is available at the front desk and tools must be acquired before the first day of class. Students must purchase metal supplies and are available at a discounted rate of $40 at the front desk. For class questions, contact Natasha Seedorf at 970-618-2944.

Faculty: Natasha Seedorf
Meets: T • September 26, 2017 – December 12, 2017
Refund Date: October 9, 2017
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn: #04879

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Retirement Planning @ Glenwood Springs High School
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description:

This course 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 to 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.

Faculty: Peak One Financial
Meets: T • September 26, 2017 – October 3, 2017
Refund Date: September 22, 2017
Cost: $49
Syn: #08261

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Faculty: Peak One Financial
Meets: T • September 26, 2017 – October 3, 2017
Refund Date: September 22, 2017
Cost: $0
Syn: #08262

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Sep
27
Wed
Canyon Orientation @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:50 am
Class Description:

A concentrated field experience in canyon environments is provided in this course where students develop proficiency in canyon travel, group camping, and will explore the geology, geography, and ecology of the canyon country.

Explore the high-mountain desert with this 5-day backpacking trip to the canyon country of the Colorado Plateau. The class operates in a stunning location and visits several ruins from different time periods. Pre-meetings are 9/27 and 10/4 from 10-11:50 am. Field days are Wednesday-Sunday, 10/11-10/15. The non-refundable, supplemental course charge of $190.70 paid to CMC includes $10 in supplies, $5 for permit/access fees, and $175.31 in travel expenses.

Faculty: Amy Ben-Horin
Meets: W • September 27, 2017 – October 15, 2017
Refund Date: September 29, 2017
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn: #06565

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Retirement Planning @ Glenwood Springs High School
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description:

This course 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 to 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.

Faculty: Peak One Financial
Meets: W • September 27, 2017 – October 4, 2017
Refund Date: September 25, 2017
Cost: $49
Syn: #08264

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Faculty: Peak One Financial
Meets: W • September 27, 2017 – October 4, 2017
Refund Date: September 25, 2017
Cost: $0
Syn: #08265

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Sep
28
Thu
Advanced Block Printing @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Learn about the history of printmaking and various uses. Students will be introduced to intermediate techniques for multi-color prints which may require sketching and carving work outside of class. The relationship between concept, technique, and final artwork will be emphasized. This class includes a field trip to Max/Ink Print Studio for a letterpress demonstration. A materials and tools list is available through the front desk at CMC in Carbondale. A materials fee may be collected at the first class.

Faculty: Harris & Hiromitsu
Meets: TH • September 28, 2017 – November 16, 2017
Refund Date: September 26, 2017
Cost: $166
Syn: #07843

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Sep
29
Fri
QuickBooks Pro II (Carbondale) @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description:

Develop intermediate-level skills using QuickBooks Pro software. Topics include working with bank accounts and other accounts, analyzing financial data, using estimates, and progress invoicing. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, and QuickBooks I or instructor approval.

Faculty: Stan Snyder
Meets: F • September 29, 2017 – September 29, 2017
Refund Date: September 27, 2017
Cost: $60
Syn: #07754

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Sep
30
Sat
Exploring Mosaic Art @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Students making mosaicsClass Description:

Carol Newman shows you how to create a mosaic using cut glass tile and other materials. Get familiar with cutting and adhesive techniques using design templates. Class will include a grouting demo, and you’ll get a supply of grout to complete work at home. Materials and tools will be provided, but you may also bring your own tools or objects (approx. 1” sq.). Cost: $41 plus $15 materials fee.

Faculty: Carol Newman
Meets: S • September 30, 2017
Refund Date: September 28, 2017
Cost: $41 (plus $15 in supplies collected by the instructor
Syn: #08405

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Oct
2
Mon
Doodle With Needle & Thread @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Class Description:

Use blackwork embroidery with black thread on white evenweave fabric, to fill areas of a design with geometric patterns similar to the popular doodling done on paper. Learn to transfer a design onto fabric, and some basic needlework stitches. A $4 materials fee will be collected by the teacher at the beginning of class. Students bring their own scissors, 5 inch embroidery hoop and any magnification needed.

Faculty: Carol Gault
Meets: M • October 2, 2017 – October 2, 2017
Refund Date: September 29, 2017
Cost: $16
Syn: #07824

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