Find a class that speaks to you!

You’ve come a long way.  Now may be the time to discover something new! Lifelong learning keeps your heart and mind young. At Colorado Mountain College in Edwards, you can learn to leverage your Mac, sharpen your knife in the kitchen, get fit or paint a masterpiece! We have continuing education classes for just about any interest! It’s the perfect time to find yourself in school again.

Feb
18
Thu
Excel 2013, Level I @ CMC in Edwards
Feb 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description:

If you work with numbers, graphs and databases, Excel 2013 will help you get things done. Come practice the fundamentals of Excel, such as moving around in the spreadsheet, entering/modifying data, and formatting. Additional key concepts covered include formulas, functions, basic charts and print layout. Whether you are a beginner, or someone who has been using Excel superficially for some time, this is the place to start! Cost includes workbook; please register a week in advance to ensure your workbook is ordered. If you want to copy the class files which correspond with your workbook, bring a flash drive to class.

Faculty: Robert A. Hintermeister,
Meets: TH, T • February 18, 2016 – February 25, 2016
Refund Date: February 16, 2016
Cost: $99
Syn# 96695

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Feb
19
Fri
Cheesemaking @ BMHS
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Join Karen Oberholtzer for this hands-on cheese class. In this class, you will be making cottage cheese, feta, sour cream and cream cheese. You will learn the fundamentals of cheese making at home with milk from her local Brown Swiss cows.

Faculty: Karen Oberholtzer
Meets: F • February 19, 2016 – February 19, 2016
Refund Date: February 17, 2016
Cost: $75
Syn# 96367

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Feb
20
Sat
CPR for Healthcare Provider @ CMC in Edwards
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:50 pm
Class Description:

Designed for healthcare professionals, but available to the public, this CPR class is open to individuals interested in developing the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, administer CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking safely and effectively. This class meets the requirements for the American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification. An individual pocket mask and text are included in the class fee. Students who successfully complete this class will receive a certification card valid for two years.

Faculty: Laura J. Pliske
Meets: S • February 20, 2016 – February 20, 2016
Refund Date: February 18, 2016
Cost: $66
Syn# 95544

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Feb
24
Wed
Basic Photography @ CMC in Edwards
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description:

Learning to use a DSLR (35mm) digital camera can be great fun or frustrating when you don’t understand the basic settings. Sound fundamentals are the key to getting better photos. This is a fun class to help students understand that there is more to putting a camera on Auto” and hoping for a great shot. Students will learn about the camera settings for whatever they are shooting. Subjects covered include: aperture

Faculty: Steve R. Chinn
Meets: W • February 24, 2016 – April 6, 2016
Refund Date: February 22, 2016
Cost: $185
Syn# 96308

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Feb
27
Sat
Basic First Aid and CPR @ CMC in Edwards
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:50 pm
Class Description:

This class is designed for the general population and outdoor enthusiasts, and follows American Heart Association guidelines. Learn basic first aid skills; how to administer CPR to infants, children, and adults; and how to use an AED. The textbook and an individual pocket mask for CPR are included in the class fee. Students who successfully complete this class will receive a certification card valid for two years.

Faculty: Laura J. Pliske
Meets: S • February 27, 2016 – February 27, 2016
Refund Date: February 25, 2016
Cost: $66
Syn# 95553

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Mar
1
Tue
Introduction to Arabic @ CMC in Edwards
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Class Description:

This course is for those curious about the Arabic language. Alphabet, numerals, basic word constructions, simple vocabulary and greetings will be covered. We will also discuss the influence of Arabic on the history, geography and cultures of the world. Regional maps, photos from Moroccan and Egyptian journeys and various media sources will be utilized to develop a broad context for further education, travel or self- directed exploration. A packet will be provided, but students may purchase Alif Baa, by Al-Batal and Al-Tonsi, for additional writing and listening practice, if desired. New and used copies of various editions can be obtained through Amazon or other online sources. Please bring a spiral notebook or binder with paper, and pencil with eraser.

Faculty:
Meets: T • March 1, 2016 – April 26, 2016
Refund Date: February 26, 2016
Cost: $150
Syn# 96833

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Mar
3
Thu
Clean Up Your Computer! @ CMC in Edwards
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description:

Keep your computer running smoothly. Learn how to optimize your hard drive for better performance and check for problem files that may cause your drive to fail. Check for, and clean up, temporary files and cookies that are left on your drive when downloading files, or when using the Internet. Learn how to set up an automated backup for data. Install and keep virus and malware spyware programs up-to-date.

Faculty: Robert A. Hintermeister,
Meets: TH • March 3, 2016 – March 3, 2016
Refund Date: March 1, 2016
Cost: $45
Syn# 96691

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Mar
5
Sat
CPR for Healthcare Provider @ CMC in Edwards
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:50 pm
Class Description:

Designed for healthcare professionals, but available to the public, this CPR class is open to individuals interested in developing the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, administer CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking safely and effectively. This class meets the requirements for the American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification. An individual pocket mask and text are included in the class fee. Students who successfully complete this class will receive a certification card valid for two years.

Faculty: Laura J. Pliske
Meets: S • March 5, 2016 – March 5, 2016
Refund Date: March 3, 2016
Cost: $66
Syn# 95549

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Mar
7
Mon
Beginning Photoshop CS6 @ CMC in Edwards
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Class Description:

Mac users: start working on images in Photoshop from scratch. You will learn to set up your work environment, use the tool palette, open files, and practice simple editing functions in Photoshop. Work on sample files along with local graphic designers Elaine Waddell and Natalie Zuckerman. Also covered will be levels, basic layers, and saving files in graphic formats. This is a basic image-editing class, primarily for design/marketing projects. Please, no first-time computer users or advanced Photoshop users. Students will use Macs in the CMC computer lab. Registration is limited to 9.

Faculty: Waddell/Zuckerman
Meets: M, W • March 7, 2016 – March 9, 2016
Refund Date: March 4, 2016
Cost: $100
Syn# 96633

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Mar
14
Mon
Belly Dance, Advanced @ CMC in Edwards
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Class Description:

Refine and combine the basic dance moved and make them yours. Experiment with floor work, and learn how to choreograph a dance. Go beyond the basics.

Faculty: Linda S. Frazer
Meets: M • March 14, 2016 – April 18, 2016
Refund Date: March 11, 2016
Cost: $53
Syn# 96565

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