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.

Oct
21
Tue
Ceramics Open Studio @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Class Description

Are you an experienced ceramics student? Practice your craft during self-guided studio time. Students are welcome to use the studio when classes are not in session; facilitated studio time will be on Tuesdays from 3-6 PM.

Faculty: Willow B. Murphy

Photo of Willow Murphy working on a pottery wheel.

Ceramics instructor Willow Murphy crafts a pottery bowl.

Meets: T • October 21, 2014 – December 9, 2014
Refund Date: October 17, 2014
Cost: $125
Syn# 85226

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Oct
23
Thu
Human Resources Boot Camp @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Prepare for the PHR/SPHR exam. Earning your credentials as a Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources sets you apart from your colleagues as a recognized expert in the HR field. This distinction establishes your high level of knowledge and skills, and provides you and your organization with a competitive advantage. This four-day intensive study program is taught by certified instructor, Cherie Sprague, GPHR, SPHR, MBA. The price includes the SHRM Learning System study guides and CDs (valued at $870), class instruction and discussion, exercises, practice tests and test-taking tips. SHRM & local SHRM members receive a $100 discount. There will be no class on 10/30 and 10/31.

Faculty:
Meets: TH, F • October 23, 2014 – November 7, 2014
Refund Date: October 21, 2014
Cost: $1300
Syn# 85705

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Advanced Ceramics @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description

Students will explore art made from clay. A wide variety of techniques will be taught to allow you to explore your expressive side. The class will cover contemporary ceramics, construction techniques and surface finishes. A fun and social studio class environment for intermediate and advanced students. Class topics will include: construction techniques, surfaces, slabs (slumps & humps), throwing bigger, the dinner set, and glazing.

Photo of Colleen Everett's Ceramic Art

Colleen Everett’s Ceramic Art

Faculty: Colleen S. Everett
Meets: TH • October 23, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: October 21, 2014
Cost: $175
Syn# 85213

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Oct
25
Sat
CPR for Healthcare Provider @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 25 @ 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: Kirk S. Pliske
Meets: S • October 25, 2014 – October 25, 2014
Refund Date: October 23, 2014
Cost: $66
Syn# 83859

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Oct
26
Sun
Chocolate Works II @ BMHS
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Further refine your chocolate tempering skills in this continuation class. Learn techniques to make molded bon bons, truffles, and hand-dipped chocolates. Chef Felicia will show you how to fill your own gourmet chocolates with rich ganache for an unforgettable treat. Prereq: Chocolate Works I

Faculty: Felicia Kalaluhi
Meets: SU • October 26, 2014 – October 26, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $55
Syn# 85738

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Oct
27
Mon
Belly Dance – Level II @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 27 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Class Description

You will continue the art of belly dance in the Moroccan style by expanding on the basics learned in Basics & Beyond Belly Dance.

Photo of belly dance instructor Fraser.

Learn the ancient art of belly dance.

Faculty: Linda S. Frazer
Meets: M • October 27, 2014 – December 8, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $49
Syn# 85720

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Oct
28
Tue
QuickBooks 2014 Basics @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class Description

This workshop will help new users get started with QuickBooks. You will learn how to set up a company, pay bills, write checks, create simple invoices, receive customer payments, and generate financial reports. Basic accounting terminology will also be reviewed.

Photo of accounting instructor Patti Plagens.

Patti Plagens teaches a variety of accounting classes for small businesses.

Faculty: Patricia L. Plagens (Dixon)
Meets: T • October 28, 2014 – October 28, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85054

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Emotional Mastery @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

The key to manifesting the life we want is to go to our core emotional patterns and change them. During this program you will be given a system, tools and techniques to see the unconscious emotional patterns, change habitual patterns, shift the experience of an emotion within seconds, develop the capacity to know how someone is feeling without them saying a word, learn how to respond rather than react negatively to others’ emotional states, and create a new emotional blueprint that will better serve you in life. Workshop includes a CD package valued at $149.

Research shows that mastering mental and emotional intelligence leads to:

  • Reduced stress
  • Greater focus
  • Increased capacity for decision making
  • Evolved levels of self-awareness
  • Emotional management
  • Effective communication

Your instructor, Mandy Benedict, has a deep passion for supporting people with the tools provided by Joey Klein’s Conscious Transformation. She works for her family’s business, Ruggs Benedict in Vail, Colorado, where she helps the business thrive by creating a strong network of relationships. Mandy is a certified Neshamah Healing practitioner and meditation teacher. While her ongoing successes fulfilled her in many ways, she intuitively felt there was more to life. In December of 2010, an opportunity to attend a weekend workshop with Joey Klein created new meaning in Mandy’s life. Within these teachings, she learned and embraced the true meaning of transformation, expansion and unconditional love. Her appreciation of this authentic joy and fulfillment inspires her to dedicate her life to sharing these teachings with others.

Photo of mediation instructor Mandy Benedict.

Mandy Benedict teaches meditation classes at CMC in Edwards

Faculty: Mandy Benedict

Meets: Tuesdays, October 28, 2014 – December 9, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $298
Syn# 85724

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Oct
30
Thu
Excel 2010 Level II @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description

The emphasis in this second level class is on charts, databases and the advanced calculating capabilities of Excel. Learn to create and modify charts, format chart objects, and use graphic objects to enhance charts. Learn to sort and filter data on both single and multiple levels. Filtering, or asking questions of the database (querying), is the fundamental way to extract information from a database. Advanced formulas, calculating between worksheets, and pivot tables will be covered. If you make graphs or work with simple lists and databases, this class is for you.

Excel instructor Bob Hintermeister holds up an Excel workbook.

Bob Hintermeister will teach you how to master Excel.

Faculty: Robert A. Hintermeister
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85165

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Retirement Planning Today @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description

It takes more than money to live a rich life. 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. You will learn five strategies to manage investment risks, 11 ways you can save money on this year’s taxes, important questions to ask before buying insurance coverage, how to invest in and take money out of your company’s retirement plan, as well as how to determine the savings you need to retire today or in the future. Cost of $49 covers up to two students per household and an illustrated text.

Faculty:
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $49
Syn# 85227

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