Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Mar
5
Thu
Mexican Soups @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ricardo Torres teachingClass Description:

Learn how to prepare the two most common Mexican soups found in any good Mexican restaurant: caldo tlalpeno and tortilla soups. Students not only prepare these soups, but get to enjoy their creations afterwords.

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: TH • March 5, 2015 – March 5, 2015
Refund Date: March 3, 2015
Cost: $34
Syn# 88551

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Martial Arts I @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:20 pm
Class Description

Introduces basic martial arts techniques and forms designed to improve the physical and mental capacity of an individual. Enables the student to gain an understanding of the basic philosophies and concepts around the martial arts and the approach to ethics. Provides a clear-cut guide for developing a powerful sense of character and will.

Faculty: Mansel B. Oglesby
Meets: T, TH • March 5, 2015 – April 30, 2015
Refund Date: March 13, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 87527

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Mar
7
Sat
I Found by Grandfather on Ebay @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description:

This course will cover research organization and research etiquette; review the use of legal, land, federal, state and local records to gather family information; and the use of Internet websites to gain access to records and additional sources. Students should select a member in their family tree to research using methods discussed in the class. Instructo Willa Kane has served as Archivist for the Frontier Historical Society in Glenwood Springs, assisting national and international genealogy researchers in their quest for ancestors.

Faculty: Willa Kane
Meets: S, S • March 7, 2015 – March 21, 2015
Refund Date: March 5, 2015
Cost: $65
Syn# 88542

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MAC-Beyond the Basics @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description:

In this three-hour workshop, we will focus on applications, what they are, what they are not, and why you want to use them. You will learn how to open an application, switch from one application to another, switching from one window to another, how to use Expose, how to select more than one thing from a list, how to put an application into the dock for easy access, how to set your application preferences,and how to use the Help Menu in an application. We will also go over the dashboard and keyboard shortcuts.

Faculty: Nancy L. Bowen
Meets: S • March 7, 2015 – March 7, 2015
Refund Date: March 5, 2015
Cost: $35
Syn# 87685

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Why Not You: The Creative Potential Within @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Class Description:

Expand your creative skills in business, the arts, the home, or recreation. Learn to shake up old patterns of thinking and behaving with tools that access your active imagination. The course offers in-class experiences that tap into the wealth of resources hidden inside of us that have not yet been accessed. Dean Pappas is certified as a Creative Journal Expressive Arts Therapist.

Faculty: Dean Pappas
Meets: S • March 7, 2015 – March 14, 2015
Refund Date: March 5, 2015
Cost: $95
Syn# 89076

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Mar
10
Tue
Long Term Care Planning @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Come learn from an expert who has specialized in long term care planning for over 25 years – Eliza Fulton is Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC). Long Term Care planning options have changed over the years and there are now many types of programs to choose from. Gain an understanding of how traditional long term care insurance works, how the new Hybrid Life/LTC and Annuity/LTC plans work, what the State Partnership Program is and how Medicare and Medicaid work to pay for long term care needs. This is one of the most important and also one of the least understood parts of pre-retirement planning. Spouse/partner can attend for free.

Faculty: Eliza Fulton
Meets: T • March 10, 2015 – March 10, 2015
Refund Date: March 6, 2015
Cost: $25
Syn# 88221

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Avalanche Level I @ CMC in Spring Valley
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Emphasizes the latest information available about the study of avalanches, snow science, rescue equipment, and rescue techniques. Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help instill good judgment and sound skills when making day-to-day travel decisions in the winter environment. This course provides Basic Level 1 training as recognized by the National Ski Patrol (NSP) or American Avalanche Association (AAA) or American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) requirements. Students must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of class to take this course.

This class includes two backcountry day outings, which will cover up to five miles. Students must ski, snowboard, or snowshoe at an intermediate level or receive instructor consent. Students receive a certificate of completion stating that the class was taught following the guidelines of American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). Avalanche beacons, shovels, probe poles, and snow study kits provided; however, students may bring their own for the instructor to evaluate for appropriateness. The supplemental course charge includes access fee, textbook, field transportation, and AIARE Level I Certificate. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Chad J. Mickschl
Meets: T,TH, S,SU • March 10, 2015 – March 15, 2015
Refund Date: March 10, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 88707

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Mar
11
Wed
Ins & Outs of Digestion @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
photo of instructor Heather PrattClass Description:

The digestive process is such an integral part of health, yet it is rarely discussed. Come ready to learn about the ins and outs of healthy digestion and how to improve it through diet, supplements and lifestyle.

Instructor Heather Pratt is a Master Nutrition Therapist and has been helping individuals and groups make healthy eating a way of life for the past seven years. She taught for the Nutrition Therapy Institute’s Natural Food Chef Program for the past five years and has worked with hundreds of clients over the years teaching healthy eating habits.

Faculty: Heather E. Pratt
Meets: W • March 11, 2015 – March 11, 2015
Refund Date: March 9, 2015
Cost: $27
Syn# 88949

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Mar
12
Thu
Funding Your Business Through Loans @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Class Description:

This seminar introduces attendees to the requirements for obtaining financing for a business. Learn about SBA loan programs, non-traditional financing sources, and the components od a comprehensive loan package.

Faculty: James R. Olp
Meets: TH • March 12, 2015 – March 12, 2015
Refund Date: March 10, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 88041

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Ethiopian Drinks and Coffee @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Photo of instructor Etenesh BartleyClass Description:

Join Etenesh to learn how to roast your own coffee, make a very different, but delicious ice tea, and how to blend certain Ethiopian spices to enhance other refreshing drinks. Ethiopia is where coffee was first cultivated. You also learn the traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony built around their rich tradition.

Faculty: Etenesh Bartley
Meets: TH • March 12, 2015 – March 12, 2015
Refund Date: March 10, 2015
Cost: $36
Syn# 88554

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