Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Aug
31
Mon
Creative Writing @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

This course introduces the basic skills of creative writing, fiction and nonfiction. We will explore how to find the idea fire in your practice writing, construct a story line, develop a main character (even for nonfiction), and create setting. Each session will focus on one aspect: setting, character, theme and story-line/plot. Students will learn the elements of what makes a well-written story, practice creating short pieces of writing in class, listen ad critique other student writing, and revise selected pieces. Come to the first class and see if it fits your needs. Nancy Flood is the author of several award-winning books, including the Arizona and Colorado Book of the Year.

Faculty: Nancy Flood
Meets: M • August 31, 2015 – August 31, 2015
Refund Date: August 28, 2015
Cost: $0
Syn# 93373

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Sep
1
Tue
Mixed Media @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Introduces students to basic skills through various art media. This course may be repeated under a different subtitle for a maximum of six credit hours. Encompasses a multitude of one- credit art experiences that expose students to an art form that they may wish to explore further.

Work in your favorite media and get tips in technique to create your pieces.

Faculty: Alice M. Bailey
Meets: T • September 1, 2015 – October 13, 2015
Refund Date: September 8, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 93618

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Give Voice to Your Dreams @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Class Description

Each one of us is here in this time and place for a reason. We each have gifts to give to ourselves, our families, our communities, and the world. What are yours? Maybe you already know what your gifts are and just need the motivation and time to bring them to fruition. Maybe you aren’t sure what your gifts are and need time to explore your heart. No matter where you are in the process of igniting your light and letting it shine, this course is for you. You deserve it. The world deserves it. Go ahead, it’s time!

Faculty: Amy Witzig-Spradlin
Meets: T • September 1, 2015 – October 27, 2015
Refund Date: August 28, 2015
Cost: $105
Syn# 93381

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Sep
2
Wed
Backcountry Cooking @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm

veggie skillet at the campsiteFocuses on menu planning, nutritional requirements for wilderness camping, and meal preparations. Includes cooking a backcountry meal.

The first session of this class meets in the gym of the Summit Student Center. Learn to make gourmet backcountry meals from scratch such as quiche, pizza, cakes, and cinnamon rolls. The class will cover cookware, nutrition, planning, preparing and packing for tasty expedition-type foods. Group cookware is provided. The supplemental course charge covers food. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable.

Faculty: Kearstin S. Cameron
Meets: W, W • September 2, 2015 – October 14, 2015
Refund Date: September 8, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 91691

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Carbondale Computer Series @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Enroll in all 4 courses in the Carbondale Computer Series (9/2-11/18) and receive this special discount. Must purchase before first class on 9/2.

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: W • September 2, 2015 – November 18, 2015
Refund Date: August 31, 2015
Cost: $270
Syn# 93083

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Computer Basics @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Just beginning to join the technology age? Never, or rarely, use a computer? Feeling left out when people talk about computers? Come learn the basics of PC operations in a safe, supportive environment.(Explicacion en espanol tambien-Spanish explanation by request). Questions can be directed to ricotorres7@gmail.com

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: W • September 2, 2015 – September 16, 2015
Refund Date: August 31, 2015
Cost: $75
Syn# 93084

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Mixed Level Yoga @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:40 pm
Class Description

This class is a form of Hatha Yoga that utilizes bio mechanical principles of alignment together with breath and a celebration of the heart. The class is influenced by the principles of Anusara Yoga which empowers the student to find a sense of ease and move into challenging poses. Please bring a yoga mat and blanket to class.

Faculty: Laurren B. Whistler
Meets: M, W • September 2, 2015 – October 14, 2015
Refund Date: August 31, 2015
Cost: $91
Syn# 93340

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Sep
3
Thu
Fall Business Workshop Series @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Class Description

In conjunction with SBDC, CMC presents its Business Workshop Series in Carbondale this fall. Topics will include business start-ups, plans, financials and funding through loans. Please click on each of the links below for more information, or to register, for individual workshops. Workshops are $50 each (Business Plan 101 is $100). Take the whole series for a discounted rate of $225. Whether you’re just thinking of starting a business or already own one, this series will provide a storehouse of information to benefit you.

How to Start a Business (Sept. 3)
Business Plan 101 (Sept. 8 & 10)
Business Financials 101 (Oct. 1)
Funding Your Business Through Loans (Oct. 8)

Register for this section to enroll in all four workshops in the series for a discounted rate. Must register by first class on 9/3 to get the discounted rate:

Faculty: James R. Olp
Meets: TH • September 3, 2015 – October 8, 2015
Refund Date: September 1, 2015
Cost: $225
Syn# 93090

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Fall Business Workshop Series @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Class Description

In conjunction with SBDC, CMC presents its Business Workshop Series in Carbondale this fall. Topics will include business start-ups, plans, financials and funding through loans. Please click on each of the links below for more information, or to register, for individual workshops. Workshops are $50 each (Business Plan 101 is $100). Take the whole series for a discounted rate of $225. Whether you’re just thinking of starting a business or already own one, this series will provide a storehouse of information to benefit you.

How to Start a Business (Sept. 3)
Business Plan 101 (Sept. 8 & 10)
Business Financials 101 (Oct. 1)
Funding Your Business Through Loans (Oct. 8)

Register for this section to enroll in all four workshops in the series for a discounted rate. Must register by first class on 9/3 to get the discounted rate:

Faculty: James R. Olp
Meets: TH • September 3, 2015 – October 8, 2015
Refund Date: September 1, 2015
Cost: $225
Syn# 93090

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How to Start a Business @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Class Description

Do you know what it takes to start your business? In this overview, you’ll learn the proper steps to launch your new business, including legal structures, required licenses and forms, tax requirements, and financing considerations. Bring all of your questions about launching your business and meet others who are doing the same. Jim Olp, a consultant for the SBDC for more than 25 years, will lead you through the maze.

Faculty: James R. Olp
Meets: TH • September 3, 2015 – September 3, 2015
Refund Date: September 1, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 93091

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