Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education, Non-Credit Classes

Your local campus has a wide variety of Continuing Education Classes to improve your health, mind and spirit

From learning Adobe Photoshop to Zumba workouts, Colorado Mountain College has over 300 classes to choose from.

Delve into an area of personal interest, such as history, geology or economics. Get in shape with yoga, fitball or Hoop dancing. Learn to play guitar or cook ethnic dishes. Improve jobs skills including Social Media Marketing or mastering Quickbooks. Or just have fun with acting or crochet.

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Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

Classes listed below by starting date. See the Search button (above) for complete list of Continuing Education Classes.

October – November 2014

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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Media Panel: Print, Radio, TV @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

Effective communication is the cornerstone of professional success. Convey your message with clarity and confidence using words that persuade and inspire. Lisa Bracken, co-owner of a local marketing firm, reveals the 10 keys which form the foundation of compelling communiques, including insights into the artful integration of branding, messaging and promotion.

Faculty: TBA
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85449

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Clarity Through Collage @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

This workshop introduces you to the highly meaningful process of reconciling latent conflict, removing doubts and recognizing your personal path forward through the uniquely rewarding, serendipitous and surprisingly simple process of building a collage. Bring to class some personally meaningful memorabilia or interesting collectibles to incorporate into your art project. A list of additional materials necessary is available at the Glenwood Center.

Faculty: Lisa A. Bracken
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $30
Syn# 85455

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iPads First Chapter @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

Learn to use your iPad to its full potential. This class will teach you how to use your device to meet your own unique needs. If you are unsure of even the questions to ask in how to maximize your use of an iPad, this class is for you! An emphasis will be on teaching the use of apps that promote independence and self-sufficiency, especially for those with disabilities and individuals wishing to ‘age’ in place. Bring your devices to class. Alice Brouhard, RN and Trainer researches applications and devices and teaches others to use technology to support their independence and self-management. That support comes in the form of iPpad, iPpod Touch, smartphones and apps.

Faculty: Alice M. Brouhard
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $35
Syn# 85330

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Ancestral & Ritual Explorations of Food @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Photo of instructor Darrell MacAulay

Transformative Food Educator Darrell MacAulay has a passion for helping heal our culture’s current disconnection from food. In this bountiful harvest season, join her workshop series that will help you recreate your relationship with food.

Class Description

Transformative food educator Darrell MacAulay presents Ancestral & Ritual Explorations of Food – she’ll help you make every day a “Thanks-giving” by honoring and enlivening your everyday food practices. Participants will be led to examine the wisdom of their ancestors on the significance of food, to identify the food rituals we currently take part in and how to create new ones.

Faculty: Darrell MacAulay
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – November 20, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $60
Syn# 86181

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Bavaria @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Enjoy a winter alpine meal while learning to prepare German classics including Gemischter Salad, Spaetzel, Weiner Schnitzel, Beef Rouladen, Braised Red Cabbage and flakey Apple Strudel. Syn#85576 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85576

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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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More Meditations @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Oct 30 @ 6:40 pm – 7:40 pm
Class Description

A little meditation can make the difference between feeling scattered and centered and can actually help productivity. In this series, we’ll explore more guided visualizations, various breathing techniques, moving meditation, sitting meditation, getting in touch with inner messages through intuition, and review some of the physical, emotional, and mental benefits of meditation.

Syn# 86068
Cost $35
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Oct
31
Fri
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Take a trip through the Eastern Mediterranean while learning to prepare healthy home cooked dishes from Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Syria and countries on the Black Sea. Syn#85582 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • October 31, 2014 – October 31, 2014
Refund Date: October 29, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85582

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Nov
1
Sat
Community First Aid and CPR @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Nov 1 @ 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 • November 1, 2014 – November 1, 2014
Refund Date: October 30, 2014
Credit Hours: 0.5
Syn# 83124

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