Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Oct
1
Wed
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
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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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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Oct
3
Fri
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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Social Media Package Deal @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Enroll in both courses in the Carbondale Digital Media Package (10/3 and 10/10) and receive this special discount.

Faculty: Stefanie K. Kilts
Meets: F, F • October 3, 2014 – October 10, 2014
Refund Date: October 1, 2014
Cost: $125
Syn# 85462

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Using Quickbooks Pro 2: 2012 @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 3 @ 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

Faculty: Stan Snyder
Meets: F • October 3, 2014 – October 3, 2014
Refund Date: October 1, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85256

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Oct
4
Sat
Community First Aid and CPR @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 5:50 pm
Class Description

Prepares the student for certification in CPR and basic first aid. Skills will include basic life support, airway obstruction, control of bleeding, shock and patient care for the unconscious.

American Heart Association. Text required and must be purchased.

Faculty: Jacqueline E. Stadick
Meets: S • October 4, 2014 – October 4, 2014
Refund Date: October 2, 2014
Credit Hours: 0.5
Syn# 83123

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Retirement Planning Today @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 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 85248).

Faculty: Tom & Bruce Miller
Meets: S • October 4, 2014 – October 11, 2014
Refund Date: October 2, 2014
Cost: $50
Syn# 85248

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Unlock Creative Potential @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Class Description

Unlock your creative potential at school, at your job, and in your private life. Learn to boost your creativity in the arts and literature, in technology and science, or in business and daily life. The source of your creativity lies within. Art journaling and non-dominant hand-writing give you the tools to tap into that source within, to access your authentic creativity. Class meets two Saturdays, 10/4 and 10/18. Dean is certified as a Creative Journal Expressive Arts Therapist by Lucia Capacchione, PhD, and has facilitated Creative Journal groups since 1995. He provides individual coaching and counseling for adults and specializes in treating adults with ADD/ADHD, depression, and change-of-life issues. He holds a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Fine Arts in Art Therapy. He works from his offices in Glenwood Springs and Rifle.

Faculty: Dean Pappas
Meets: S • October 4, 2014 – October 18, 2014
Refund Date: October 2, 2014
Cost: $95
Syn# 85460

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Southwest Field Exploration: Grand Gulch @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Introduces the social, religious, economic, and cultural development of the Anasazi. Major ruins, excavation sites, and laboratory facilities in the Four Corners region are explored.

This course focuses on the cultural and natural history of the Grand Gulch Region of Cedar Mesa in Utah. Discussion topics include the prehistoric use of the region by Paleo-Indian, Archaic, and Anasazi populations and historic use of the area by the Utes and early archaeologists. Natural history and cultural ecology topics include canyon formation, flora and fauna of the canyon region, and management of the area. This backpacking learning adventure is expertly guided by archaeologist/anthropologist Sandy Jackson, MA and ecologist Dr. Jim Campbell. Students must provide their own food as well as camping and backpacking equipment. A pre-trip meeting will take place 10/4/14, the trip runs 10/7/14-10/12/14, and the post-trip meeting is 10/18/14. A non-refundable fee of $149 pays for trip transportation, camping fees and backcountry permit.

Faculty: Sandy Jackson, Dr. James B. Campbell
Meets: S, T,W,TH,F,S,SU • October 4, 2014 – October 18, 2014
Refund Date: October 6, 2014
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 83065

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