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Fall 2017 Business & Community Education Classes

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GSV 100 Commercial Drivers License
30450 W1 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 1 $1006
Class dates: August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017
GSV 100 Sponsored CDL Classroom
30931 W10 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 0 $100
Class dates: September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017
GSV 100 Commercial Drivers License
30866 W2 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 4 $1006
Class dates: September 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017
30868 W3 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 0 $1006
Class dates: October 2, 2017 - October 6, 2017
30870 W4 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 4 $1006 Add
Class dates: October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017
30872 W5 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 4 $1006 Add
Class dates: November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
GSV 100 Sponsored CDL Classroom
30914 W7 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 0 $100
Class dates: August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017
30920 W8 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 0 $100
Class dates: September 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017
GSV 100 Commercial Drivers License
30929 W9 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm 3K04 Staff 1 $954 Add
Class dates: October 2, 2017 - October 6, 2017
GSV 102 Commercial Vehicle Operation
30930 W10 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm MAIN Staff 1 $2226 Add
Class dates: October 9, 2017 - October 27, 2017
GSV 102 Sponsored CDL Truck
30932 W11 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm Staff 0 $100
Class dates: September 25, 2017 - October 13, 2017
GSV 102 Commercial Vehicle Operation
30451 W2 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm MAIN Staff 1 $2348
Class dates: August 28, 2017 - September 15, 2017
30867 W3 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm MAIN Staff 4 $2348
Class dates: September 18, 2017 - October 6, 2017
30869 W4 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm MAIN Staff 0 $2348
Class dates: October 9, 2017 - October 27, 2017
30871 W5 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm MAIN Staff 4 $2348 Add
Class dates: October 30, 2017 - November 17, 2017
30873 W6 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm MAIN Staff 4 $2348 Add
Class dates: November 20, 2017 - December 8, 2017
GSV 102 Sponsored CDL Operation
30915 W8 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm Staff 0 $100
Class dates: August 28, 2017 - September 15, 2017
GSV 102 Sponsored CDL operation
30921 W9 MTWThF 8:00am- 4:30pm Staff 0 $100
Class dates: September 18, 2017 - October 6, 2017
XCO 705 Excel Level One
30774 W2 T 12:30pm- 5:30pm 3K04 MS. Lawrence 2 $70 Add
Class dates: September 26, 2017 - September 26, 2017
XCO 705 Excel Level Two
30775 W3 Th 12:30pm- 5:30pm 3K04 MS. Lawrence 9 $70 Add
Class dates: September 28, 2017 - September 28, 2017
XCO 705 Excel Adv. Formulas
30776 W4 T 12:30pm- 5:30pm 3K04 MS. Lawrence 9 $70 Add
Class dates: October 10, 2017 - October 10, 2017
XCO 705 PowerPoint Level One
30777 W5 Th 12:30pm- 5:30pm 3K04 MS. Lawrence 9 $60 Add
Class dates: October 19, 2017 - October 19, 2017
XCO 705 Excel Graphing
30778 W6 Th 2:00pm- 5:00pm 3K04 MS. Lawrence 10 $40 Add
Set up and modify graphs in Excel. Learn how to tie the graph to your data, generate different types of graphs, modify text and titles, add legends, pointers and messages. Prerequisite: Basic computer and typing skills required and basic knowledge of formula writing in Microsoft Excel. (Ages 16 – Adult)
XCO 705 Excel Pivot Tables
30779 W7 T 2:00pm- 5:00pm 3K04 MS. Lawrence 10 $40 Add
Class dates: October 17, 2017 - October 17, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Keyboarding
30889 W MW 4:00pm- 6:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: July 12, 2017 - August 23, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Intro to Excel 2013
30901 W1 WF 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: August 16, 2017 - September 27, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Teaching ESL/EFL Reading
30935 W10 TTh 8:00am- 10:00am ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: September 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go GRE Prep Series
30936 W11 WF 8:00am- 10:00am ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: October 18, 2017 - November 29, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Keys to Effective Editin
30937 W12 TTh 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: October 18, 2017 - November 29, 2017
XCO 735 ED2Go Intro to Publisher 2013
30902 W2 WF 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: September 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XCO 735 ED2go Computer skils for work
30904 W3 WF 12:00pm- 2:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: July 12, 2017 - August 23, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Accounting fundamentals
30905 W4 WF 5:00pm- 7:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: August 16, 2017 - September 27, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Writing for ESL
30922 W5 TTh 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: October 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Literacy grades 6-12
30923 W6 MW 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: September 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Handling Medical Emergen
30924 W7 TTh 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: September 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go Intro to Quickbooks
30925 W8 TTh 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: September 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XCO 735 Ed2go SAT/ACT Prep 1
30926 W9 MW 6:00pm- 8:00pm ONLINE Staff 0
Class dates: September 13, 2017 - October 25, 2017
XHP 705 Beginner Yoga
30825 W M 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 8 $65
Ancient Yoga Stretching The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Kajunkenbo for Kids
30837 W12 T 4:00pm- 5:00pm TWC Staff 8 $40
Class dates: September 12, 2017 - October 17, 2017
XHP 705 Tai Chi
30841 W16 S 8:30am- 9:30am TWC Staff 8 $65
Tai Chi is an exercise of gentle postures, slowly flowing from one to the next, coordinated with breath. Tai Chi both conditions the body and focuses the mind. While cultivating body awareness you will improve balance, boost circulation, increase mobility and flexibility, reduce stress and sharpen concentration. Because of the slow, gentle nature of this ancient art, it is suitable for all ages and ability levels. In this class you will learn and practice different types of breathing techniques, as well as how to apply them to your daily life. You will also learn the history and philosophy of Tai Chi. After class you will be invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Yoga Flow Experience
30854 W17 T 4:30pm- 5:30pm TWC Staff 9 $6
This class is suitable for beginner through advanced. Instructor Melissa Herbert promotes relaxation at the end of every class by using aromatherapy. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Meditation & Breathing Experie
30855 W18 T 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 7 $8
Class dates: September 5, 2017 - September 5, 2017
XHP 705 Kajukenbo for Kids
30857 W20 W 4:00pm- 5:00pm TWC Staff 8 $6
Kajukenbo is a unique self-defense system that combines select skills from five different martial arts. Those martial arts are represented in the four syllables of the KA-JU-KEN-BO name. The first syllable, KA, stands for Korean Karate; the second, JU, stands for Judo and Jiu Jitsu; the third, KEN, stands for Kenpo; the forth, BO, stands for Chinese Boxing or Gung-Fu. (Ages 5 – 9 years)
XHP 705 Yoga Stretching Experience
30860 W23 Th 5:30pm- 7:00pm TWC Staff 8 $8
The word Yoga means “union”. In this practice you will connect the mind and body through focus and breath. Combining stretching with deep breathing, the body learns to relax and all systems come into better balance supporting the body’s natural tendency towards healing and health. Simple meditation helps to calm the mind for less stress and better clarity. Instructor Trirong Khuntangta will teach how to stimulate pressure points to help the body function better. At the end of every class you are invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. Students may bring their own yoga mat, towel or yoga strap to class. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Yoga Nidra Experience
30861 W24 Th 7:00pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 8 $6
Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation technique shown to improve memory, increase relaxation, and combat insomnia. With regular practice, 30 minutes of Yoga Nidra can have the same benefit as 3 – 4 hours of sleep. Recommended equipment: yoga mat or blanket. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Tai Chi Experience
30862 W25 S 8:30am- 9:30am TWC Staff 6 $6
Tai Chi is an exercise of gentle postures, slowly flowing from one to the next, coordinated with breath. Tai Chi both conditions the body and focuses the mind. While cultivating body awareness you will improve balance, boost circulation, increase mobility and flexibility, reduce stress and sharpen concentration. Because of the slow, gentle nature of this ancient art, it is suitable for all ages and ability levels. In this class you will learn and practice different types of breathing techniques, as well as how to apply them to your daily life. You will also learn the history and philosophy of Tai Chi. After class you will be invited to partake in a self-hot rock massage. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Muay Thai Experience
30864 W27 S 4:30pm- 5:30pm TWC Staff 7 $6
Inspired by the traditional Muay Thai training, this class will focus on pad work, drills, and light sparring, along with the application of the basic techniques and philosophies of self-defense. Mixed in with this will be bag work, shadow boxing, and calisthenics to aid in the training. Recommended equipment: mouth guard and athletic cup. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Yoga for for Beginners
30828 W3 Th 9:00am- 10:00am TWC Staff 9 $65
This class is suitable for beginner through advanced. Instructor Melissa Herbert promotes relaxation at the end of every class by using aromatherapy. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Meditation & Breathing 4 weeks
30917 W30 T 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 0 $43
T 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC
Class dates: September 19, 2017 - October 17, 2017
XHP 705 Medication & Breathing 1 day
30919 W31 T 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 0 $11
Class dates: September 12, 2017 - September 12, 2017
XHP 705 Meditation & Breathing 9/19
30928 W32 T 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 0 $11
Class dates: September 19, 2017 - September 19, 2017
XHP 705 Yoga Nidra
30830 W5 Th 7:00pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 8 $65
Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation technique shown to improve memory, increase relaxation, and combat insomnia. With regular practice, 30 minutes of Yoga Nidra can have the same benefit as 3 – 4 hours of sleep. Recommended equipment: yoga mat or blanket. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 705 Medication & Breathing
30831 W6 T 6:30pm- 8:00pm TWC Staff 9 $65
The goal of meditation is to face yourself and look within. Meditation is about achieving anything, including enlightenment. One meditates to discipline the mind, cultivate awareness, and see things as they are. Learn how you can become conscious of your unhealthy breathing patterns and integrate deep, natural, healthy breathing into your life. Learn to use the full range of movement in your entire body to inhale and exhale fully and deeply. Through natural breathing and meditation, you can reduce stress, improve your health, increase your energy, and support your quest for self-knowledge and self-transformation. (Ages 14 – Adult)
XHP 720 Tapping into your Inner Voice
30886 W M 6:00pm- 8:30pm 2M05 Staff 36 $60 Add
We all have intuitive gifts. The instructor likes to refer to them as our Inner Voice. In this introductory course, there will be discussion on how to tap into your inner voice. Learn how to ground yourself to be able to hear more of that intuitive voice, how to sense energy and how to use different tools to expand this inner knowing. There will information presented about chakras, crystals, essential oils and how to start to manifest your heart’s desire. There will be time to ask questions and most of this course will be experiential. This class is for individuals who want to tap into more of their intuitive self and break through life barriers with a different approach. Come join us on a journey of your Intuitive Energetic Self. Students are required to bring a journal, pen, a small item that represents you, a small rock or stone, and most importantly, an open mind and heart. The information presented in this class is provided only as general information and is not psychological or medical advice. (Ages 18 amp; Up)
XHP 720 Inner Voice Info Session
30887 W1 M 6:00pm- 7:00pm 2M05 Staff 37 Add
The information session is being offered for individuals to meet Elias Patras, the instructor of “Introduction to Tapping into Your Inner Voice”. Individuals will listen to a short presentation about the upcoming course and will have the opportunity to ask questions. The information session is free, but registration is required. (Ages 18 amp; Up)Elias is a Holistic Bodyworker, Reiki Practitioner, Retreat Facilitator, Intuition Coach, Motivational Coach, Ordained Minister and has been studying Intuitive Energy Work since 1997. Elias graduated from Chicago School of Massage Therapy in 2002. He has taught massage at New School for Massage Bodywork and Healing and at Cortiva Chicago School of Massage. He completed a 2 year apprenticeship program in Shamanic Studies with Rainbow Journey, LLC. He is the founder of ReAwakenings Holistic Center, a practice that supports the healing process of the Body, Mind and Spirit. He has facilitated workshops, weekend retreats and monthly group meetings. He is committed and passionate in providing workshops and retreats promoting self-growth and self-exploration.
XHP 725 Stocks: The Nuts & Bolts
30814 W T 6:30pm- 7:30pm 2M9A Staff 17 $12
This class teaches basic information to help investors evaluate if stocks fit into their overall strategy. Discusses common versus preferred stock, dividends, investment strategy amp; different ways to own stock. (Ages 16 - Adult)
XHP 725 Social Security
30816 W2 T 6:30pm- 7:30pm 2M9A Staff 20 $12 Add
Learn ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. (Ages 16 - Adult)
XHP 725 Tax Free Investing
30817 W3 T 6:30pm- 7:30pm 2M9A Staff 19 $12 Add
Join us to learn how certain investments can deliver tax free income and possibly keep you in a lower tax bracket. (Ages 16 - Adult)
XHP 725 7 Secrets to Financial Freedom
30819 W5 W 1:00pm- 3:00pm 1J04 Staff 19 $25 Add
Does your money work for you or do you work for your money? This class is not taught by a financial guru using technical language you can't possibly understand. You will learn from a single Mom, turned home business entrepreneur, turned home owner, turned real estate investor. This is not a get rich quick scheme, this is a plan of action to: * get OUT of credit card debt and reduce bad credit* raise your credit limit AND lower your interest rate* use MORE credit to raise your credit score* buy a home even if you have bad credit or are self employed* pay off your mortgage in half the time with LESS money* keep your home PROTECTED against lawsuits* become an ACTIVE INVESTOR FOR FINANCIAL FREEDOM!Each one of these secrets is worth much more than the cost of this class. This workshop is not for those already advanced in financial matters nor does it provide any legal advice. A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to instructor the day of class.
XHP 725 Save Money with Couponing!
30820 W6 W 3:00pm- 4:00pm 1J04 Staff 20 $15 Add
Learn how to save $$$ every day with extreme couponing. Coupons are NOT just for groceries. The savings can add up to HUNDREDS or even THOUSANDS of dollars every year. This comprehensive workshop will teach you:* where to find all different types of coupons, even for high ticket items* how to find the best coupon apps and websites* how to match coupons with sales for maximum savings* the best way to sort and store coupons* how to find other people to trade coupons and merchandise withFeel free to bring your coupons to class for a trading session. This workshop is taught by someone who has used many couponing secrets to save thousands. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door.
XHS 705 Alzheimer's Know the 10 Signs
30842 W W 5:30pm- 6:30pm 2K02 Staff 20 Add
If you or someone you know is experience memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.
XLE 705 Decorating Basics
30801 W Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2L06 Staff 5 $40
Learn the right way to decorate cakes step-by-step, including core buttercream decorating techniques that will give you extraordinary results. Learn to create drop flowers, rosettes, shells, pompom flowers, leaves, shaggy mums and the Wilton ribbon rose. On the first night of class, students will need to bring a frosted cake, a hand towel and small bowls for icing. On the first night of class you can purchase a supply kit for $30. (Ages 10 - Adult)
XLE 705 Gum Paste & Fondant
30803 W2 Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2L06 Staff 10 $40 Add
In this course you will discover one of the most exciting and satisfying ways to decorate cakes by developing your skills working with fondant and gum paste. You will learn to create amazing hand shaped flowers such as calla lilies, roses, and carnations. Learn essential techniques such as covering a cake with fondant, cutting shapes and painting on fondant. On the first night of class, students will need to bring a hand towel, several zip lock bags, 1 box of ready to use fondant, 1 bag of gum paste, a small container of vegetable shortening, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar, a small spatula, a rolling pin, and a container to transport flowers. On the first night of class you can purchase a supply kit for $30. (Ages 10 - Adult)
XLE 705 Adv. Gum Paste Flowers
30804 W3 Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2L06 Staff 10 $40 Add
In this advanced cake decorating course you will work with gum paste, floral wire, and floral tape to create an amazing array of wonderful flowers. You will learn to make gerbera daisies, sweet peas, briar roses, stargazer lilies, stephanotis, ivy, and lily leaves. You will learn how to arrange the flowers into stunning bouquets and sprays on your cakes. On the first night of class, students will need to bring 1 pack of gum paste, 1 box of ready to use fondant, a hand towel, a small container of white vegetable shortening, a dusting pouch made in course 3, a rolling pin, a tapered spatula, a box to transport flowers, and several quart size zip lock bags. On the first night of class you can purchase a supply kit for $30. (Ages 10 - Adult)
XLE 705 Cupcake Decorating
30805 W4 Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 3K04 Staff 9 $25 Add
You will learn how to fill and decorate cupcakes. You will learn basic decorating techniques, become familiar with different types of frosting, and learn how to use different decorating tips. Students will need to bring 12-24 unfrosted cupcakes, small bowls to hold frosting, a spatula, and a hand towel. Buttercream icing, decorating bags amp; tips are included. (Ages 10 – Adult)
XLE 705 Chocolate Candy Creations
30806 W5 Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 3K04 Staff 10 $25 Add
Students learn to make chocolate covered cherries, dessert cups, and peanut butter or carmel filled chocolates. Learn how to paint on molded chocolate. Fill Halloween buckets with goodies you learned to make in this class. Supplies included. (Ages 10-Adult)
XLE 710 Basic Ballroom Swing
30808 W T 6:30pm- 7:30pm 1EMA Staff 10 $50 Add
Class dates: September 26, 2017 - October 17, 2017
XLE 710 Basic Ballroom Foxtrot
30809 W1 T 6:30pm- 7:30pm 1EMA Staff 28 $50 Add
Class dates: October 24, 2017 - November 14, 2017
XLE 710 Intermediate Ballroom Samba
30810 W2 T 7:31pm- 8:31pm 1EMA Staff 26 $50 Add
Class dates: September 26, 2017 - October 17, 2017
XLE 710 Intermediate Ballroom Swing
30811 W3 T 7:31pm- 8:31pm 1EMA Staff 23 $50 Add
Class dates: October 24, 2017 - November 14, 2017
XLE 715 Intro to Zendalas
30799 W1 W 6:00pm- 9:00pm 2M05 Staff 20 $33 Add
Zendala is a process of creating a mandala using the Zentangle® technique. Using this magical art form to create beautiful tangled mandalas is a fun and easy way to create both a meditative experience and a piece of personal art on round Zentangle® tiles. Students will learn the parts of a zendala design and how to put it altogether again. Supplies included. (Ages 18 – Adult)
XLE 715 Crocheting 101
30807 W4 M 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2L06 Staff 7 $85
This is a great class for a novice or someone looking to improve their skill level. Learn chain, single, double, rib, and triple stiches. Intermediate techniques include the basket weave, decreasing, increasing, the shell, working in rounds, and working from charts. Students will learn crocheting abbreviations and the anatomy of the crochet hook. Joining yarn, sewing squares together and weaving in the yarn ends will all be covered. Students will take home a sampler afghan by the end of class. A supply list will be mailed to registered students. Check out your instructor’s blog at crochetwithpassion.wordpress.com (Ages 10 – Adult)
XLE 720 Intro to Voiceovers
30800 W Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2M07 Staff 20 $50 Add
Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Learn more at http:// www.voicesforall.com/ooo. (Ages 18 – Adult)
XLE 720 Improve Comedy: Then & Now
30848 W10 Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2M07 Staff 10 $45
This class is great for actors and non-actors alike interested in exploring the concepts of improv in a fun and welcoming environment. The class is designed to build self-confidence and to develop creativity. Students will learn the history of Del Close and learn how to let their imagination run free. (Ages 18 amp; Up)
XLE 720 Positive Mental Attitude
30849 W11 Th 6:00pm- 8:00pm 2L1B Staff 10 $45 Add
Speech: Positive Mental AttitudeThis course will help turn your negative mental attitude to positive. Students will become better speakers and give better first impressions. If you are having difficulty getting hired after a job interview you may not be giving a very good first impression or not able to positively sell yourself. Give yourself an edge over the competition and become a better communicator and GET HIRED! (Ages 18 – Adult)
XLE 720 Exploring National Parks
30850 W12 W 6:30pm- 8:00pm 1J02 Staff 14 $15 Add
Exploring Your National Parks: Strategies for Trip PlanningOur national parks truly are American treasures, but it can be a little overwhelming deciding where to go, how to get there, and what to do when you arrive. There are 59 officially designated national parks. How many have you visited? In this 90-minute short course, you will be introduced to fun facts about some of our national parks. You will learn how to navigate a park once you get there; learn what type of scenery and animals you might see; learn how to find activities suitable for all ages, interests and fitness levels; and learn what kind of equipment you might consider bringing for your visit. Throughout the course, you will see pictures from some of these beautiful parks. Your instructor has visited, hiked, and photographed 44 national parks and she is a regular tourist, just like you. (Ages 8 – Adult)
XLE 720 Aviation: Private Pilot Ground
30875 W14 T 6:30pm- 9:00pm WCAIR Staff 9 $240
Learn to fly by preparing for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. At the end of this course, you will understand operations of the flight controls and instruments, airport and airspace considerations, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance tables, basic weather meteorology, federal aviation regulations, flight physiology, and emergency preparedness. After successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the F.A.A. Private Pilot Knowledge Exam (additional fee for F.A.A. Exam). Books and materials for the class can be purchased through the instructor. Aviation materials previously purchased should be brought the first night for instructor evaluation. Flying or airtime is not included in this class. (Ages 15 – Adult)
XLE 720 Drone Information Session
30878 W15 W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 1J02 RL. Eichman 12
Class dates: August 23, 2017 - August 23, 2017
XLE 720 Introduction to Drones
30812 W2 W 6:00pm- 8:30pm 1C01 RL. Eichman 5 $240
S 9:30am- 12:00pm 1J02
This course is an introduction to small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) and preparation for the FAA’s part 107 (Remote Pilot) exam. This course does not require previous experience with remote-controlled aircraft. Safety, control and basic maneuvers are key elements. Quadcopters are the focus with particular attention to their use in agricultural business. Requirements: Textbooks UAS Remote Pilot Prep (ASA) and Pilot’s Guide of Aeronautical Knowledge. Small indoor/outdoor quadcopter (without altitude hold or GPS lock) Textbooks and drone can be purchased at SVCC for an additional cost TBD. Call 815.835.6212 for more information. (Ages 14-Adult)
XLE 720 Intro to Screenwriting
30821 W4 W 4:00pm- 5:00pm 1J04 Staff 18 $15 Add
Introduction to Screenwriting for Television or MoviesIn this fast-paced comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a Treatment, a Spec Script and a Shooting Script and when to do each. And, you’ll get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers and building your career as a screenwriter. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door. SPECIAL NOTE: The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard.
XLE 720 Get Your Manuscript Critiqued
30822 W5 W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 1J04 Staff 17 $15 Add
Meet the Agent/Publisher Qamp;A - Get Your Manuscript CritiquedHave you ever wanted to talk to a real agent or publisher? Are you tired of having your manuscripts critiqued by non-professionals or paying an editor too much money to change your writing to their voice? Bring your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book, or children's book. You can then leave a COPY of your manuscript for a professional critique of your entire manuscript (for an optional materials fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter) and a list of publishers/agents who are interested in your type of work. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor for the in-class critique. SPECIAL NOTE: The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard.
XLE 720 Guide to Getting Published
30823 W6 W 6:00pm- 8:00pm 1J04 Staff 16 $25 Add
Beginner's Guide to Getting Published Did you know Stephen King was rejected 75 times before he sold his first novel? If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk. You will discover how to:* become a “published” writer overnight* submit manuscripts the correct way* find the right publisher for your work* write irresistible query letters* determine when and how to get an agent* 100 ways to make money as a freelance writer* obtain FREE future Qamp;A opportunitiesIf you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must! A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door. SPECIAL NOTE: The instructor is a journalist, author, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard.
XLE 720 Explore Self Publishing Option
30824 W7 W 8:00pm- 9:00pm 1J04 Staff 20 $15 Add
Explore 50 Different Self-Publishing Options (prerequisite: Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published)Self-Publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? (participants must attend “Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published”) And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as the Amazon option of Create Space. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door. SPECIAL NOTE: The instructor is a journalist, author, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard.
XLE 720 Think Like a Founding Father
30843 W8 Th 5:30pm- 7:30pm 2C10 Staff 20 $45 Add
Being a good citizen means understanding how the government works, what are its powers and limitations. The Founders established a government of limited powers, because they were concerned that from a servant of the people, the government may transform into their master. This course will examine the constitutional limits of governmental power based on current events. (Ages Teen – Adult)
XPD 705 Health Career Program Overview
30780 W Th 6:00pm- 7:00pm 1K04 Staff 28
Class dates: August 24, 2017 - August 24, 2017
XPD 705 Dental Assisting Program
30781 W1 MW 6:00pm- 9:30pm 2K9A Staff 15 $1199 Add
The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions. Students are familiarized with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provided training in the skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, policies and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and related structures, proper patient positioning, dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. (Ages 18 – Adult)
XPD 705 Flashover Training Bloomington
30909 W10 TWThF 7:00am- 5:00pm Staff 200 Add
Class dates: October 3, 2017 - October 7, 2017
XPD 705 Flashover Training Dunlap, IL
30910 W11 US 7:00am- 5:00pm Staff 200 Add
Class dates: October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017
XPD 705 Ed2go Veterinary Assistant
30751 W13 TTh 6:00pm- 9:15pm ONLINE Staff 0
XPD 705 OWLAPA Phase 2 Implementations
30933 W16 W 10:00am- 12:00pm PINEC Staff 25 Add
Class dates: November 8, 2017 - November 8, 2017
XPD 705 OWLAPA The Gift of Hospice
30934 W17 W 10:00am- 12:00pm NEIGH Staff 25 Add
Class dates: October 11, 2017 - October 11, 2017
XPD 705 Medical Billing & Coding
30782 W2 TTh 6:00pm- 9:30pm 1K04 Staff 12 $1799 Add
Class dates: September 26, 2017 - December 19, 2017
XPD 705 Pharmacy Technician Program
30783 W3 TTh 6:00pm- 9:30pm MAIN Staff 16 $1199 Add
Class dates: October 3, 2017 - November 21, 2017
XPD 705 Flashover Training Lockport,IL
30907 W8 WThF 7:00am- 5:00pm Staff 200
Class dates: August 30, 2017 - September 1, 2017
XPD 705 Flashover Training Havanna, IL
30908 W9 S 7:00am- 5:00pm Staff 200
Class dates: September 23, 2017 - September 23, 2017
XPD 715 Basic Sign Language
30845 W F 7:00pm- 8:30pm 2C10 Staff 1 $65
Learn the basic signs needed to communicate using manual communication. We will cover principles of American Sign Language, however students will put them to use in an English sentence structure otherwise known as Pigeon. Textbook required: The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language ISBN: 1-56368-282-6. (Ages 12 – Adult)
XPD 715 Conversational Spanish for Beg
30846 W1 M 5:31pm- 7:01pm 2M9A Staff 10 $85
This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of the Spanish language in a non-judgmental, entertaining atmosphere. Students will learn basic conversational patterns, vocabulary, and enough grammar to communicate effectively. The last class will be held at a local Mexican restaurant where students can practice their new language in a real world setting. Textbook required Spanish Now! Level 1 Barron’s 7th Edition, ISBN: 0-7641-2933-3. (Ages Teen – Adult)
XPD 715 Conversational Spanish Interme
30847 W2 M 4:00pm- 5:30pm 2M9A Staff 17 $85
This course is designed for students who want to continue building on their Spanish skills. The course will provide more opportunities to progress in Spanish grammar, increase vocabulary, and to speak with native speakers. This will be done in a light-hearted manner with the students’ needs in mind. Prerequisite: Students should have taken the beginner class or can receive instructor approval. Textbook required Spanish Now! Level 1 Barron’s 7th Edition, ISBN: 0-7641-2933-3. (Ages Teen – Adult)
XPD 720 Food Service Sanitation
30790 W T 5:30pm- 8:30pm 2M07 LS. Setchell 18 $105
Class dates: August 22, 2017 - September 12, 2017
30791 W1 T 5:30pm- 8:30pm 2M07 Staff 15 $105 Add
Class dates: October 24, 2017 - November 14, 2017
XPD 720 Food Service Refresher
30792 W2 S 8:00am- 5:00pm KSB LS. Setchell 15 $120
Class dates: September 23, 2017 - September 23, 2017
XPD 720 Food Sanitation Refresher
30793 W3 S 8:00am- 5:00pm KSB LS. Setchell 19 $120 Add
This course will meet the needs of certified food service sanitation managers seeking renewal of their FSSMC certificates. Emphasis will be on current Illinois time/temperature requirements for cooking, cooling and refrigeration, hand contact with ready-to-eat foods, consumer advisories, cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing, HACCP, and problems associated with food borne outbreaks The exam scan sheet is included in the cost of the class. (Ages 15 – Adult)
XPD 735 Welding Train/ Sterling Steel
30724 W TBA 7:00am- 3:00pm LS. Gillihan 3
Class dates: May 30, 2017 - October 13, 2017
XPD 735 Training for Safety Committee
30795 W2 Th 8:00am- 12:00pm 2K02 Staff 20 $125 Add
This program is designed to build an effective safety committed to assist your company in maintaining a safe and healthful workplace. Your safety team will get an understanding of Occupational Safety and Health regulations learn how to set up training programs, manage safety committee meetings, the importance of Accident Investigations. Also, and most important, to work as a team with management and non-management personnel. (Ages 16 – Adult)
XPD 735 30 Hour General Industry
30796 W3 WTh 8:00am- 4:30pm 1J02 Staff 20 $760 Add
Many standards promulgated by the Occupational Safety and health Administration (OSHA) explicitly require the employer to train employees in the safety and health aspects of their jobs. This program will include in-depth training on: Introduction to OSHA Working and Walking Surfaces, Exit Routes and Emergency Action Plans Electrical, 70 E Arc Flash lockout/Tagout, Personal Protective Equipment, Material Handling, Hazard Communication, machine Guarding, Permit required Confined Space, Powered Industrial Vehicles (forklifts), Fall Protection Recordkeeping, and other selected OSHA topics to meet the site specific needs. Participants will receive OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910 Regulations manual, safety policies procedures, and training handouts to be used at their facility. OSHA’s 30 Hour General Industry card will be earned upon completion of this class. (Ages 16 - Adult)
XPD 735 Forklift Operation Safety
30797 W4 T 9:00am- 12:00pm 2K02 Staff 20 $115 Add
This program covers the classroom requirements of the new Powered Industrial Truck Standard. OSHA defines a powered industrial truck as a “mobile, power propelled truck used to carry, push lift, stack, or tier material.” Manual operated pallet movers, earth moving equipment, and agricultural equipment are not covered by this regulation. This train-the-trainer class will review the Powered Industrial Truck Training Standard as well as operator trainer requirements. Students will receive handouts. (Ages 18 - Adult)
XPD 735 Fall Prevent & Protect Train
30892 W5 T 9:00am- 12:00pm RAYNOR Staff 1
Class dates: August 15, 2017 - August 15, 2017
XPD 735 10 General Industry (OSHA)
30938 W6 W 8:00am- 3:30pm 2K02 Staff 20 $275 Add
Th 8:00am- 12:00pm 2K02
Class dates: December 13, 2017 - December 14, 2017
XTE 705 2018 New Mexico Trip Preview
30852 W2 W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 1K04 Staff 24 Add
Join us for a new adventure to the Land of Enchantment. Travel by air to and from New Mexico. Explore unique communities like Taos, New Mexico and special Native American sites, speak to local artists about their crafts, and experience the mountains and high desert country of this beautiful state. Trip Dates (9 days): Friday, March 2 - Saturday, March 2018Cost: Approximately $1,850 per person for shared room or $2,400 for single. Cost includes all transportation (bus, van amp; air), hotel accommodations, admission fees and several meals (not all). Trip limited to 16 participants.Deposit: $800 due by October 31, 2017
XTE 705 2018 Montana Trip Preview
30853 W3 W 6:30pm- 7:30pm 2K9B GS. Bodish 24
Inspired by Montana: An Artistic Journey 2018Join the Sauk Valley Community College Art Department on a trip to visit the unique beauty of the Big Sky State. Our adventure will include three days of tours into Yellowstone National Park, visits to the historic mining city of Butte and the thriving artistic cultures found in both Bozeman and Missoula, Montana. On our journey, we will experience everything from majestic mountains, hot springs, geysers and wildlife to the cultural riches of museums, art galleries and a lively nightlife. The trip is open to Sauk students and community members. Students can earn college credit and sign up for Trip Dates (10 days): Wednesday, June 6 – Friday, June 15, 2018Estimated costs: $1,850-$2,450. Cost includes all transportation (bus, air amp; van), accommodations, admission fees to parks amp; museums, dinner at one of Montana's best restaurants and traditional Montana cookout. Trip limited to 12 participants.Deposit: $800 due by December 1, 2017
XTE 710 Cubs vs Cardinals
30788 W1 F 9:00am- 8:00pm MAIN Staff 0 $115
Cheer on your favorite team, as the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field for a 1:20 p.m. game. We will arrive in time for you to explore Wrigleyville before the game or enter the stadium to watch pre-game warm-ups. Meals will be on your own. Your trip includes transportation to and from Chicago, one game ticket in section 236, row 11-13, driver tip amp; snack. Trip limited to 29 participants. No refunds after August 15 or due to weather delays or game cancellation. (Ages Youth – Adult)Bus departs SVCC West Mall Parking lot promptly at 9:00 a.m. arriving at Wrigley Field at approximately 11:30 a.m. Bus departs once the game has ended and will arrive back at SVCC approximately 8:00 p.m. The bus will stop at the DeKalb Oasis to and from Wrigley Field.
XTE 710 Chicago Bus Trip
30789 W2 S 8:00am- 8:00pm MAIN Staff 31 $37 Add
Travel with us to enjoy the sights, sounds, and holiday lighting of Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue. Explore the city's museums, shops and eateries. This self-guided trip allows you and your friends to enjoy the city without bothersome schedules, stressful driving and parking hassles.Bus departs SVCC West Mall Parking lot promptly at 8:00 a.m., arriving at John Hancock Center (north side of bldg.) at 10:30 a.m. Bus departs Chicago - John Hancock Center (north side of bldg.) at 5:00 p.m. and will arrive back at SVCC at 7:30 p.m.
XTE 710 Fort Myers Beach Trip Preview
30865 W4 W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 1J02 Staff 17
Fun in the Sun - Fort Myers Beach, Florida 2017Way down in Southwest Florida, on the south end of San Carlos Bay, is Fort Myers Beach, a beautiful beach town on Estero Island. With the sugary-soft white sands that are typical of west coast beaches in Florida, Fort Myers Beach also boasts an abundance of seashells. Fort Myers Beach, and the surrounding areas and islands, are generally considered the best places to find the best shells in Florida.Join us on a trip to a beachfront resort with a nautical theme, set against sun-drenched sands and rolling waves. Mariner's Boathouse amp; Beach Resort is a 4.5 star-rated resort with beach access. The one-bedroom villas sleep 6 people, one bedroom, two baths. Master bedroom has queen size bed and a full bath; living room has a queen size sofa sleeper and bunk beds across from the seating of the full 'galley' style kitchen. All rooms have fully equipped kitchens, screened lanais, 2 TVs, DVD player, phone, ceiling fans air conditioning, balcony and wireless internet access. Amenities include a pool and a hot tub, plus gas grills, a playground and beach access.Trip Dates (8 days): Friday, September 1 - Friday, September 8, 2017Cost: TBDDeposit of $750 due by July 19 or full amount due by August 15, 2017
XTS 705 Workkeys:Applied Mathematics
30879 W TBA   Staff 46 $12
Class dates: May 29, 2017 - December 22, 2017
XTS 705 Workkeys:Reading for Info
30880 W1 TBA   Staff 46 $12
Class dates: May 29, 2017 - December 22, 2017
XTS 705 Workkeys:Locating Information
30881 W2 TBA   Staff 46 $12
Class dates: May 29, 2017 - December 22, 2017
XTS 705 Workkeys:Applied Technology
30882 W3 TBA   Staff 50 $12
Class dates: May 29, 2017 - December 22, 2017
XTS 705 Workkeys:Teamwork
30883 W4 TBA   Staff 50 $12
Class dates: May 29, 2017 - December 22, 2017
XTS 705 Workkeys:Observation
30884 W5 TBA   Staff 50 $15
Class dates: May 29, 2017 - December 22, 2017