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.

September – October 2014

Sep
30
Tue
Getting Started with WordPress @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

WordPress is the most popular website management software in the world and currently powers 1/3 of all websites in the United States. Learn the basics of managing your websites with WordPress. Topics include updating website pages, creating blog posts, managing media (photos and videos) and adding key words to help get higher search rankings.(1 hour lunch break)

Faculty: Trent J. Blizzard
Meets: T • September 30, 2014 – September 30, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85446

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Watercolor @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Class Description

Explore the many techniques of transparent watercolor in a relaxed atmosphere. All levels of experience are welcome. The supply list is available at the front desk. Sign-up by September 23, 2014.

Photo of Janet Swanson

Janet Swanson, watercolor instructor

Faculty: Janet Swanson

Meets: Tuesdays; September 30-October 28, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn#: 86730

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Basic Accounting for Small Business @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Take the mystery out of managing the accounting side of your small business. Learn accounting terminology, including debits and credits. Explore various methods for keeping your books and learn about tax options. Find out how to create and analyze basic financial statements, not only for taxes at year- end, but to help monitor your business throughout the year.

Photo of accounting instructor Patti Plagens.

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

Faculty: Patricia L. Plagens (Dixon)
Meets: T • September 30, 2014 – October 7, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85050

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Comfort Foods @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Traditional and nostalgic, American comfort foods are fun, simple to prepare and always warm our souls. Learn to prepare time honored favorites such as made from scratch Macaroni and Cheese, Buffalo Meatloaf, Slow Braised Pot Roast with Oven Roasted Root Vegetables and Mom’s Banana Pudding. Syn#85623 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • September 30, 2014 – September 30, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85623

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Salsa Bar @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Learn how to make and taste the makings of a great salsa bar, including roasted, green, and Pico de Gallo (we will have fish and beef tacos).

Faculty: Ricardo Torres
Meets: T • September 30, 2014 – September 30, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014
Cost: $30
Syn# 85478

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Oct
1
Wed
Painting Trees-Aspens & More @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Painting Trees Class Description

Learn how to paint trees, from aspens to oaks. This class is for all levels, from beginner to advanced, and all mediums-oil, acrylic, and watercolor. We will work on composition, color, drawing, dimension, and perspective. We will work from photographs in the studio; bring your own, or the instructor will provide some.

Faculty: Marjory Wilson

Painting of an aspen glade by Marjory Wilson.

Marjory Wilson will teach you how to paint aspen and other trees.

Meets: W • October 1, 2014 – October 29, 2014
Refund Date: September 29, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85228

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Art of the Vegetable II @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

The sequel to our most popular vegetarian class takes another look at bringing vegetables to the center of the plate. Learn to prepare a variety of wonderful vegetarian dishes ranging from appetizers to main courses and even desserts. Syn#85644 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • October 1, 2014 – October 1, 2014
Refund Date: September 29, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85644

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Stained Glass Techniques @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Learn beginning to advanced stained glass techniques while completing a small panel using foiled and leaded glass elements. Other techniques such as fusing, flashed glass and kiln paper casting are introduced. Pick up a materials list at the Lappala Center.

Faculty: Shannon D. Muse
Meets: W • October 1, 2014 – November 12, 2014
Refund Date: September 29, 2014
Cost: $199
Syn# 84822

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Oct
2
Thu
Intro to WordPress @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

WordPress is the most popular website management software in the world and currently powers 1/3 of all websites in the United States. Learn the basics of managing your website with WordPress. Topics include updating website pages, creating blog posts, managing media (photos and videos) and adding keywords to help get higher rankings.

Photo of Trent Blizzard.

Trent Blizzard is an expert in WordPress, SEO and Web analytics.

Faculty: Trent J. Blizzard
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 2, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85677

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Common Reader: Cabin Fever book discussion class @ CMC in Carbondale
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
thumbnail image of the cover of Cabin FeverClass Description

Text required. Join us this fall as we read and discuss the book, “Cabin Fever” and welcome its author Tom Montgomery Fate to speak about his book with our community. This class is free to the public. Please visit our Common Reader webpage for more information about the book and the author’s visit to campus.

Faculty: Dr. Adrian V. Fielder
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Cost: $0
Syn# 85002

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