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We’ll help you get there!Registration form ................................................................................................... 4 Registration and other information ........................................................................ 5Computer skills ...................................................................................................6-7Professional development ................................................................................8-19Online classes ................................................................................................20-21Personal enrichment ......................................................................................23-26Adult and Community Education information ................................................28-30
Professional development creditKankakee Community College is an approved sponsor of continuing education for nurses, respiratory care practitioners; nursing home administrators; social workers; public accountants; licensed professional counselor/clinical counselor; athletic trainers; funeral directors and embalmers; physical therapists; dieticians; and cosmetologists by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Certification credit for teachersKankakee Community College has been approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to provide professional development training for teachers in Illinois. Continuing education units (CEUs) and continuing professional development units (CPDUs) are listed with other course information. Teachers wishing to receive CEUs or CPDUs must indicate so at the time of registration.
Class selection and suggestionsContinuing Education & Career Services strives to offer a large and varied selection of educational opportunities. This booklet is filled with your favorite classes and many new ones. Don’t forget that classes and workshops are being coordinated and scheduled throughout each semester. Contact our office at 815-802-8207 to check for the most current listing of classes and/or to recommend further classes. We listen to your suggestions and try to offer the classes that have been requested.
This publication does not constitute a contract between Kankakee Community College and its students, either collectively or individually. Course changes, modifications of fees, and other changes may occur after this publication has been printed and before these changes can be incorporated in a later edition. For this reason, the college does not assume a contractual obligation with its students for the contents of this publication.
Every effort is made to ensure that instructors are knowledgeable in the subject that they are instructing. The views, opinions and beliefs of the instructors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of KCC.
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register …OnlineVisit www.kcc.edu/comejoinusIf you register online, you must pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted.)
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In personComplete the registration form and bring it to Student Services on the second floor at KCC. Payment may be made at that time. In-person registration is open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fridays.
PhoneCall 815-802-8207. Have your credit card number (Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted) or a purchase order ready. The TTY number within Illinois is 711. Phone registration hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
NOTE: Register for online classes by phone (815-802-8207) or email [email protected].
Questions?If you have questions about our courses, please phone Grace Conway at 815-802-8207 or email [email protected].
Pre-registrationPre-registration is required. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to minimum enrollment requirements, you are encouraged to sign up at least seven business days before the first session. In all classes except online classes, once the minimum enrollment requirement is met, registrations will be accepted until the start date if space is available. For online classes, the registration deadline is one week before the class begins.
Registering a friend or co-workerYou may register yourself and others. A separate form (or online registration) must be submitted for each person. Information required for each person – such as address, birth date and Social Security number – must be included.
Registration confirmationKCC will send a confirmation of each registration. The confirmation will include a receipt, your beginning and end course dates, classroom location and any additional information.
Waiting listsIf the class you want to take is full, ask to be placed on a waiting list. If another class is opened, you will be contacted.
Instructor absencesInstructors rarely miss classes, but if a session is unexpectedly canceled, every effort will be made to call you. However, since this often happens on short notice, a sign will be posted at the class location.
Weather cancellationsWhen KCC campus closes due to inclement weather, Corporate and Continuing Education classes are postponed. Classes canceled due to weather will be rescheduled. Local radio stations announce college closings.
Cancellation policyIf a class must be canceled by KCC, those who have enrolled will receive full refunds. The college will make every attempt to notify participants in advance of cancellations. Refunds from credit card payments will be made in the form of a credit to the cardholder’s account.
Withdrawal policyParticipants may withdraw and receive full refunds, minus a $3 service fee, until two working days before the first session of class. After that point, no refunds will be given. Withdrawals are accepted by phone at 815-802-8207, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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Introduction to Personal ComputersDo you have a new computer? Are you thinking about getting one for the first time? This seminar will provide answers to your questions about hardware, memory and storage. You’ll learn how to work with files and folders and use the mouse and disk storage. Find out how to choose and install software applications and discover how they are different from operating systems. No typing or computer experience necessary.Class note: 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesday and Thursday • Sept. 13 & 155:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122DAPR 331A.Q13$125, includes text.
NEW! Introduction to Microsoft Windows 7Learn the fundamentals of the Windows 7 operating system, including using My Computer; working with folder hierarchies; creating and managing files and folders; working with removable media, such as flash drives, CDs and DVDs; using basic applications such as WordPad and Paint; and customizing the Windows desktop using Control Panel. Instructor: Kris Condon.Class note: Prerequisite is Introduction to PCs or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesday and Thursday • Sept. 20 & 225:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122DAPR 364A.Q13$125, includes text.
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 Learn how to efficiently use the Word window; edit documents; move and copy text; distinguish between character and paragraph formatting; create and manage tables; control page layout features—including headers and footers, margins, and page breaks; and proof and print documents. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon.Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP or Vista or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesday and Thursday • Sept. 27 & 295:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122DAPR 333A.Q13$125, includes text.
NEW! What’s New: Windows 7 & Microsoft Office 10If you are an experienced Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2007 user, this course is perfect for you to become familiar with the new features in the Office Suite. Instructor: Kris Condon. Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP or Vista or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesday and Thursday • Oct. 4 & 65:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D121DAPR 366A.Q13$125, includes text.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 There are a variety of topics in this course, including the Excel 2007 window, entering and editing data, modifying and formatting worksheets, using functions, printing options, creating charts, and basic web capabilities of Excel 2007. Microsoft Certified Application Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor: Kris Condon.Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP or Vista or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesdays and Thursdays • Oct. 18 & 205:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122 DAPR 332A.Q13$125, includes text.
MOS PrepIf you’re interested in Microsoft Office certification for on-the-job advancement or for KCC college credit, this workshop is for you. This session gives you an overview of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam objectives in each of the available applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, or Outlook). You’ll also get hands-on experience with Certiprep® testing software, approved by Microsoft as a study tool for the MOS exams, and you will leave with a custom study guide including areas for continued preparation.Class note: Participants are expected to have at least intermediate-level knowledge of the Microsoft application they plan to test.Tuesday and Thursday • Oct. 25 & 275:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122MICR 9006.Q13$125, includes text.
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Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007You’ll use Microsoft Word even more effectively after you’ve learned about formatting sections of documents; creating columns; creating headers and footers, graphics and objects; formatting tables; integrating Word with Excel data; creating, modifying and applying styles; printing labels and envelopes; creating and managing templates; and managing revisions. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Word 2003 or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesday and Thursday • Nov. 1 & 35:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122DAPR 334A.Q13 $125, includes text.
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007Users will learn how to manipulate large worksheets, use multiple worksheets and workbooks, customize Excel, apply advanced formatting, use Excel as a list manager, perform advanced charting options, use auditing and comments features, and create and manage templates. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Class notes: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2003 or equivalent experience. 8 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers.Tuesday and Thursday • Nov. 15 & 175:30-9:30 p.m. • Room D122DAPR 325A.Q13$125, includes text.
QuickBooks 2010QuickBooks is designed with small business owners in mind. This hands-on course allows participants to learn and practice QuickBooks features. You will leave with resource materials. Instructor: Sue Legris.Class note: Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. Dates TBA • 6-8 p.m. DAPR 341A.Q13$125, includes text
Web Page Design for Small Business OwnersGet your business on the Internet! Whether you want to build your own site or have one built for you, it is important to know the basics. You’ll learn each step to create and publish a website, along with basic HTML, CSS and FTP. At the end of this course, you will have a functioning website on the Internet.Dates TBA 5:30-7:30 p.m. DAPR 372G.Q13 • $199
Understanding Google ApplicationsCost effective and robust web-based applications can help you control productivity, accessibility and communication no matter the size of the company. Using Google apps and integration is a useful way to keep your company running lean and profitable. This course will give you hands-on experience with some of the best web-based business productivity tools available, and will broaden your understanding and proficiency using Google Applications.Dates TBA 5:30-7:30 p.m. DAPR 310A.Q13 • $65
Earn the credential to show you can effectively and productively use Microsoft Office applications. With Microsoft Office Specialist certification, you also demonstrate your comprehensive skills and ability to complete a range of tasks. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is recognized and respected as a standard for validating expertise with Microsoft Office products.
KCC offers: Microsoft Office Specialist testing in all Office 2007 products including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook, and all Office 2003 products leading to the Microsoft Office Specialist Credential. The cost is $125 (a $25 saving off the suggested retail price). Ask about the college credit by examination option for the cost of one credit hour.For a list of courses which prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams, or for more information, phone Kris Condon at 815-802-8216 or email [email protected].
Microsoft® Office Specialist Certification
KCC IS THE ONLY AUTHORIZED TESTING CENTER IN THE KANKAKEE-IROQUOIS COUNTY AREA.
Computer class note:Because of the amount of content covered in such a short time, you must attend the first session of your computer course. If you have a conflict, please call Grace Conway at 815-802-8207 to learn about other enrollment options.
Register online at www.kcc.edu/comejoinus
Professional developmentJob Search Boot CampAll of the following seminars lead to participants having a successful experience at the KCC Job Fair, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13.
The Nuts and Bolts of a Resume Learn about the components of resumes as well as different resume styles.
Wednesday, Sept. 21 9-10 a.m. • Room D123LECT 9034.A13FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207
Wednesday, Sept. 21 6-7 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9034.Q23FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
How to Choose a CareerYou’ll determine what is important to you through discussion of values, interests, personality and skills. Determining what is important to you is a major step toward answering the question, “What kind of work do I want to do for the rest of my life?”
Thursday, Sept. 22 9-10 a.m. • Room D123 LECT 9051.A13FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Thursday, Sept. 22 6-7 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9051.Q23FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Write a Cover Letter That Gets NoticedLearn about the components of a successful cover letter.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 9-10 a.m. • Room D123LECT 9052.A13FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 6-7 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9052.Q23FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Using WinWay Resume SoftwareLearn how to create a professional resume using WinWay software. Tuesday, Sept. 20 1:30-2:30 p.m. • Room D121LECT 9054.A13 FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 1:30-2:30 p.m. p.m. • Room D121LECT 9054.A23FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Tuesday, Oct. 4 9-10 a.m. • Room D121 LECT 9054.A33 FREE, but you must register by phoning 815 802-8207.
Working a Job FairLearn how to prepare for, and get the most out of, KCC’s job fair.
Wednesday, Oct. 5 9-10 a.m. • Room D123LECT 9057.A13FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
Wednesday, Oct. 5 6-7 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9057.Q23FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
I Have an Interview... Now What?Learn to prepare for a successful interview.Thursday, Oct. 20 9-10 a.m. • Room D123FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207. LECT 9035.A13
Thursday, Oct. 20 6-7 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9035.Q13FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207.
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Career essentialsNEW! Career ExplorationThis course is for high school and college students who have not committed to a college major and want to explore their options. Topics include a self assessment, options for college majors and careers, non-traditional careers, and creating action plans. Instructor: Emily Skelly.Mondays and Wednesdays Sept. 12, 14, 19 & 21 • 6-7:30 p.m. Room D214LECT 9061.Q13The course is FREE, but you must register by phoning 815-802-8207
Medical Spanish InterpretationInterpreters are needed in medical environments to assist clients unable to communicate in English or who have limited English proficiency. Language barriers can prevent some clients from accessing services and leaves them at risk for receiving inappropriate medical care. This course is designed to prepare bilingual individuals to be interpreters in a medical environment. The course focuses on listening, analysis, memorization skills, interpreting techniques, medical terminology and ethical guidelines. Instructor: Lupita Sorich.Mondays, Sept. 19 to Nov. 28 (no class Oct. 31)6-9 p.m. • Room D124SPAN 341P.Q13 $249, includes materials.
GTAW (TIG) WeldingBeginning welders will gain a basic understanding of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and be able to explain and perform the principles of GTAW. In addition, participants also will weld various joint designs in the flat, horizontal and vertical position on both mild steel and aluminum. Instructor: Mark Stevenson.
Saturday, Nov. 128 a.m. - 5 p.m. • KCC Steel Annex Bldg., West CampusWELD 331D.K13 $149, includes materials.
GMAW (MIG) WeldingBeginning welders will gain a basic understanding of gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and be able to explain and perform the principles of GMAW. In addition, participants also will weld various joint designs in the flat, horizontal and vertical position on both mild steel and aluminum. Instructor: Mark Stevenson.Sunday, Nov. 138 a.m. - 5 p.m. • KCC Steel Annex Building, West CampusWELD 321D.K13 $149, includes materials.
Networkin’ It is sponsored by the KCC Alumni Association, the KCC Foundation and KCC’s Office
of Continuing Education and Career Services.
Networkin’ It is your opportunity to firmly plant
your foot inside the networking door.
Will the key to your success be making connections and maintaining relationships?
At Networkin’ It, you’ll meet area employers who might be hiring, colleagues with networking benefits, and prospects ready to be cultivated.
All KCC alumni, current students and community members are invited.
Dress is business casual and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
NetWorkin’ It bonus session: Prepare your Elevator SpeechThe title says it: Attend to learn how to present your personal elevator speech. Thursday, Nov. 10 • 5:30-6 p.m.
The event is FREE, but registration is required.Space is limited, so register early!
Networkin’ Itis a
FREE Event6-7:30 p.m.
Iroquois RoomKankakee Community College
Register online at: www.kcc.edu/comejoinus
How to Apply for a Small Business LoanInterested in small business financing? Find out what the bank will expect in your business proposal, how to properly prepare a small business loan proposal, and available, free, resources to assist you with the process.
NEW! Legal Issues for Small Business OwnersGain useful knowledge on corporation types, legal issues surrounding business ownership, and the pros and cons of legal entities. You’ll be able to ask questions related to your business without paying a retainer!
Small Business Development Center – SBDCPre-Business WorkshopThis seminar will provide first-hand advice on what to expect when starting a small business. Bring your questions and learn about free services to assist you in your business venture. Instructors: Ken Crite and Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) representatives.
Property Management If you have rental property or are considering renting a property, this course will provide the tools professional property managers use to attain and maintain their goals, minimize losses and maximize income. Topics include tenant selection, codes and regulation compliance, the legal action process, tenant occupancy, record keeping and budget controls. Instructor: Margaret Mead.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 6-156:30-9 p.m. • Room D121RELS 330A.Q13 $129, includes materials.
Record Keeping for Small BusinessAt this seminar, small business owners will learn how to get their financial affairs in order, including finding files and records and perfecting a bookkeeping system. Participants will learn how to set up and use a manual bookkeeping system; the advantages of using computer software to track expenses; basic record keeping requirements for payroll; setting up a filing system that works; and understanding basic terms that bankers and accountants use. Instructor: Susan Legris, C.P.A.Date TBA6-8 p.m. SBDC 9006.Q13$40, includes materials.
How to Promote Your Business on a Shoestring BudgetMany times, small business owners have limited funds to advertise and market their business. This session will share tips to market and promote your business with limited funds. Participate in an open discussion and learn new ideas to market and promote your business without spending all of the profits.
It’s a good timeto start a businessCome learn what it takes.We offer FREE and low-cost assistance.
Whether you are starting a home-based business, a retail store, a large enterprise with a number of employees or a technology-based company, our business consultants will help you out. The Small Business Development Center welcomes owners, managers or pre-venture entrepreneurs thinking of starting or expanding a business in Illinois.
SBDC ServicesHere’s a partial list of services to assist you:• Developing a new business• Buying an existing business• Expanding a current business• Troubleshoot problems with your current business
Pre-Business WorkshopsFor just $10, this seminar will provide first-hand advice on what to expect when starting a small business. Bring your questions and learn about free services to assist you in your business venture. Seminars are offered 6-9 p.m. on Aug. 24, Sept. 21, Oct. 12& Nov. 9 (choose one date).
The Illinois Small Business Development Center at KCC is part of a statewide network of small business resource providers, collaborating with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic opportunity, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Service Corps of Retired Executives.
For an appointment or more information, contact Ken Crite email [email protected] or phone 815-802-8222.
Register online at: www.kcc.edu/comejoinus
SustainabilitySmall Wind in the City and SuburbsThis course will explain how small wind works and its applications in urban and suburban areas. Learn about various turbine designs and mounting options available for installations with property limitations. The course will detail site assessment, permitting, cost analysis, tax incentives and advice for working with a local contractor/installer.Wednesday, Sept. 216-9 p.m. • Room D121SUST 9009.Q23$59, ISEA member/$79 non-member
Solar Electric for Homes and BusinessesThis course provides an in-depth review of solar electric energy production so you can determine if a solar electric system is right for your home or business. Topics include system equipment and components, technology and mounting options, cost analysis, site assessment, permitting, tax incentive details, and advice on finding and hiring a qualified contractor/installer. If you’re ready to make the move to solar and generate clean, renewable energy, this is the class for you.Thursday, Oct. 13 Thursday, Nov. 106-9 p.m. • Room D124 6-9 p.m. • Room D124SUST 9010.Q23 SUST 9010.Q23$59, ISEA member; $59, ISEA member; $79 non-member $79 non-member
Solar Water and Space Heating for Homes and BusinessesYou can incorporate solar thermal technology into your home or business to decrease your dependence on natural gas and reduce your energy costs. This is an especially economical technology for large users of hot water, like Laundromats and car washes. This course will teach you how solar thermal technology can be integrated into your current system to supplement hot water and space heating. The basics of a site assessment and the costs involved also will be discussed.Wednesday, Oct. 266-9 p.m. • Room D124SUST 9007.Q13 $59, ISEA member; $79 non-member
NEW! Solar and Small Wind Market OverviewThis introductory course uses a combination of lecture and classroom activities to paint a picture of the growth of the solar electric, solar thermal, and small-scale wind markets in Illinois, nationally, and globally. A brief overview will be provided of the technologies, the cost and price trends of components and systems, potential major changes, and policies and incentives. Tuesday, Dec. 206-9 p.m. • Room D123SUST 9008.Q13$69, ISEA member; $89 non-member
Certification Certified Professional Coder®
Information session Attend this free information session to learn what it takes to become a certified professional coder. Topics will include the types of skills needed, duties of a coder, salary levels and the types of certification. You are strongly encouraged to attend this session if you are interested in enrolling in the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Preparation Class. Instructor: Deb Deprest.
Thursday, Sept. 157-8 p.m. • Room D124There is no cost to attend, but registration is required by phoning 815-802-8207.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Preparation Class SAVE 10% SEE PAGE 15
This course includes instruction in medical coding systems. It is designed to prepare participants for employment as medical coders, medical record coders, coding technicians, coding clerks or coder specialists. After completion, participants will be eligible to take the AAPC national certification examination, which is administered at KCC. Selected portions of this program may be utilized to provide additional skills for nurses to become employable as coders and medical billers. A set of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding manual and an International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) manual will be provided. Instructor: Deb Deprest, certified instructor.Class notes: Participants must provide a medical dictionary. Each session’s material builds on previous sessions. Participants will be responsible for making up missed material. This course does not award college credit and is not transferable to the credit division at KCC. The CPC exam will be Dec. 10 at 9 a.m.Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. & Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. September 27 to Dec. 3 (no class Nov. 26)Tuesdays – Room D214 • Saturdays – Room D300HLTH 3925.K13$1,699
Food Sanitation and SafetyThis course emphasizes food protection through sanitation training. You will learn proper food care for food service establishments. Successful completion of the course’s qualifying examination qualifies individuals for Illinois Department of Public Health certification. Instructor: Amy Hertz. Class note: Participants must fulfill course and testing requirements to be eligible for certification.Friday and Thursday, Sept. 9 and 158 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 520D.A23$125, includes book.Tuesdays, Oct. 11, 18 & 2511 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Room D123HLTH 520D.A33$125, includes book.Fridays, Dec. 2 & 168 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 520D.A43$125, includes book.
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Food Sanitation Re-certificationThis is a refresher course for those who are state certified and need to re-certify. An Illinois Department of Public Health approved syllabus is used, and a core curriculum is followed. Instructor: Amy Hertz. Class note: You must bring your current certification iden tification number and photo identification to class.
So you want to be a Pharmacy Technician?Information session
Learn from a licensed pharmacist what it takes to become a pharmacy technician. You will learn the differences between a licensed and a certified pharmacy technician. Topics will include the types of skills needed, duties of the technician, salary levels and the many types of pharmacy, such as home health care, retail, catalog, etc. Participants also will receive information regarding the Introduction to Becoming a Pharmacy Technician course. Presenter: Jim Shafer, registered pharmacist.
Monday, Sept. 12 6-7:30 p.m. • Room D123PHAR 9000.Q13 • $29 The $29 course fee will be applied to “Introduction to Becoming a Pharmacy Technician” once the student registers for both courses.
Introduction to Becoming a Pharmacy Technician SAVE 10% SEE PAGE 15
Entry-level individuals with no prior experience in the pharmacy technician field will receive a basic understanding of the pharmacy profession. You will study medical terminology, medications and their uses, dosage calculations, conversions and pharmacy law. Other topics include reading prescriptions and learning about settings where pharmacy technicians practice. A certificate of completion will be given following fulfillment of the course requirements. Instructor: Jim Shafer, registered pharmacist.
Mondays and Wednesdays • Sept. 19 to Nov. 236-8:30 p.m. • Room D123 HLTH 3153.Q13 $765, includes textbook, study guide, pharmacy drug cards, student handbook and activity supplies.
17th Annual Job FairThursday, Oct. 13 • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. KCC College Center
Meet representatives of businesses which are hiring.
Gather information and make a great first impression that can help you gain employment!
See workshops on Page 8 to help you prepare for the Job Fair.
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CPR Healthcare ProviderThis course provides the information, training, demonstra tion and practice necessary to pass the CPR Healthcare Provider written examination and perform adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation acceptable to the American Heart Association (AHA). Instructor: Sheree Wertz.Class notes: After successful completion, participants will receive an AHA certification card. 4.5 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers. No refunds are given after the registration deadline.
Tuesday, Oct. 4 5-9 p.m. Room D124 WELL 9006.Q13 $88
Healthcare and Social ServiceFocus on ArthritisJoin us for a day-long seminar on arthritis to learn the latest in arthritis therapies, treatments and techniques. This event will have five information sessions, plus time to visit exhibits and network with other caregivers and people living with arthritis. The information sessions will be lead by experts in their respective fields from OAK Orthopedics, Grumish Chiropractic, Riverside Medical Center and Accelerated Rehabilitation Center. Class notes: For a $20 fee, 6 continuing education units will be awarded to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, professional counselors/clinical counselors, physical therapists, occupational therapists and dieticians.
Friday, Aug. 269 a.m. - 4 p.m. • KCC Workforce Development CenterHLTH 399A.A13$25, includes continental breakfast, lunch and materials; to receive continuing education units, add $20.
NEW! Entangled by the Web: Romance, Fantasy, Social Networking, and Cybersex AddictionA new and rapidly growing population of internet addicts has emerged. The internet is becoming our nation’s latest “drug of choice.” As use of computers, handheld devices, and the Internet continues to grow, the opportunity increases for it to become a dangerous and potentially addictive environment. This training will emphasize the sexual, romantic, social, and fantasy forms of Internet addictions, or Internet Addiction Disorder. Learn how to diagnose and conceptualize internet based addictions and how to treat your clients with this disorders. Instructor: Ross Rosenberg.Class notes: 6 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, social workers and professional counselors/clinical counselors. 6 ISBE CPDUs will be awarded to Illinois school teachers. 6 IAODAPCA continuing education units will be awarded in the areas of Counselor I or II, Assessor I or II, MISA I or II, CCJP II, PCGC II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, BRI II, and MAATP I or II.Wednesday, Aug. 31 • 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Iroquois Room • HLTH 480A.A13$99, includes contact hours, materials and lunch.
Our instructorRoss RosenbergRoss Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, is a psychotherapist and professional trainer. Rosenberg is owner and manager of Clinical Care Consultants in Arlington Heights. During his career, Rosenberg has
worked with individuals who struggle with substance abuse, addictions, and co-addictions, including addiction to chemicals and processes or behaviors such as sex, the Internet, gambling and spending. Rosenberg has been an administrator in the mental health, social service and child welfare fields, as well as a professional trainer, counselor/psychotherapist. His style is solution-focused, analytical, intuitive, healing, spiritual and compassionate. Through his metaphysical understanding, Rosenberg is able to reach people with diverse beliefs.
Ed2go online courses are convenient, affordable and effective.
You can complete any course entirely from your home or office – any time of the day or night.
After training, you’ll be prepared for an entry-level position in
the trucking industry.KCC’s Truck Driver Training program works with many trucking companies that will pre-hire students. The fact
is, truck driving is one of the few occupations where students who complete training are almost certain to
go to work immediately. Most students receive several job offers prior to completion of the program.
Register at any time. Full-time programs start every month. Part-time programs start every eight to 10 weeks.
Training is scheduled around holidays and interruptions caused by weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
For more information, contact the CDL office at 815-932-0211 or email [email protected].
Register online at: www.kcc.edu/comejoinus
NEW! Pharmacology Update 2011Thirty years ago there were 700 drugs to choose from—today, there are over 11,000 to choose from. In addition, there are over 600 herbal products and untold numbers of over-the-counter drugs that have the potential to interact with prescription drugs. Prior to panicking, the primary care nurse should realize that he/she would probably need to know the “ins and outs” of approximately 50 drugs in his/her clinical practice. Barb Bancroft’s presentation will provide some practical pearls on how to learn drugs, mechanisms of action, side effects, and interactions with other remedies—home, herbal, and over-the-counter as well as foods and grapefruit juice. Instructor: Barb Bancroft.Class notes: 6 continuing education units will be awarded to social workers, professional counselors/ clinical counselors, respiratory therapists, nurses, and nursing home administrators. 6 IAODAPCA continuing education hours have been approved in the categories of Counselor I, Prevention I, Assessor I, MISA I, CCJP II, PCGC II, CAAP I, CRSS II, BRI II, MAATP I. Friday, Sept. 9 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Iroquois RoomHLTH 460A.A13$79, includes contact hours, materials and lunch.
Our instructorBarb BancroftBarb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP is a widely acclaimed national speaker, noted for her humorous, entertaining and information-packed seminars. She makes complex health topics easily understandable
and appealing. Many people can conduct health seminars, or write books on health, but very few can make them both thoroughly informative and entertaining. Bancroft has presented more than 2,000 educational and motivational seminars on clinical and health maintenance topics to healthcare professionals and corporations throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has written three books Medical Minutiae, An Apple a Day – the ABCs of Diet and Disease and Live a Little, Laugh a Lot.
Our instructor – Candice Chaffee Candice Chaffee is a certified master herbalist, natural health professional and has studied and practiced holistic health for 25 years. She divides her time between teaching, public speaking and natural health consulting. Chaffee has been a guest lecturer at numerous conferences as well as the Medical College of Virginia, School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University, Wesleyan University, KCC and Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.
Aromatherapy for Healthcare Professionals SAVE 10% SEE PAGE 15Join aromatherapy consultant Candice Chaffee to learn basic practices of aromatherapy and the actions of essential oils. This seminar combines scientific data, practical clinical techniques and a holistic approach that honors body, mind, and spirit. Topics will include how essential oils act on viral and bacterial infections, pain, inflammation, digestion, hormones, emotional distress and other conditions. It will also identify the essential oils which can be used for common health issues. Drawing from 25-plus years of study and practice, Chaffee also will share how essential oils have been used in a various settings throughout history. Class notes: 6.5 contact hours will be awarded to respiratory technicians, nursing home administrators, professional counselors/clinical counselors and social workers. Contact hours have been applied for and are pending through the Illinois Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 6.5 IAODAPCA Continuing Education Units will be awarded in the categories of Counselor II, Assessor II, MISA I or II, CCJP II, PCGC II, CRSS I or II, BRI II, and MAATP II.Wednesday, Sept. 149 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 360A.A13$79, includes materials, continuing education credits and lunch.
Advanced Aromatherapy for Healthcare: Essential Oils SAVE 10% SEE PAGE 15This course is a continuation of Aromatherapy study. It will be an in-depth view of formulae and blending for specific physical, emotional, and stress-related conditions. Individual oils will be studied and experienced. Students will learn the basics for mixing therapeutic and skin care blends. In addition, the basics of reflexology will be taught as a modality for enhancing the use of essential oils. This fun-filled workshop will be experiential, and students will take home their own creative blends and samples of essential oils. Registration deadline is two week prior to workshop. Instructor: Candice Chaffee.Class notes: Please bring your collection of essential oils for making blends and bring your notes from Beginning Aromatherapy for review. 6.5 continuing education units will be awarded to nurses, nursing home administrators, professional counselors/clinical counselors, social workers, respiratory care technicians, physical therapists and occupational therapists. Wednesday, Sept. 289 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 375A.A13$79, includes materials, CEUs and lunch. A $15 lab fee is payable to the instructor at the time of the workshop.
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Five ways to register1. Go to http://kcc.edu/comejoinus/; choose
your class, click submit and follow the instructions. If you register online, you must pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted).
2. Fax your completed registration form to 815-802-8201, ATTN: Continuing Education and Career Services.
3. Mail your completed registration form to Kankakee Community College, Continuing Education and Career Services, 100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901.
4. Call 815-802-8200. Have the course number and your credit card number or a purchase order number ready.
5. Visit KCC and bring your completed registration form to Student Services on the second floor.
New! Ethics in a Clinical RelationshipLearn how to deal with ethical dilemmas and how to make decisions that protect clients’ rights and minimize risks to clinicians. Examine the boundaries in client-clinician relationships and discuss the importance of professional values and ethics. Instructor: Mark Sanders.Class notes Three (3) contact hours will be awarded to social workers and professional counselors/clinical counselors. Three (3) IAODAPCA contact hours have been applied for and are pending.Friday, Sept. 169 a.m. - noon • Iroquois RoomLECT 9049.A13$55, includes contact hours, materials and refreshments.
NEW! Helping Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Event ExposureViolence, abandonment, loss and other traumatic experiences can produce traumatic stress symptoms in teens. Strategies for dealing with flashbacks, nightmares, startle response, intermittent explosiveness, and other symptoms will be discussed. Instructor: Mark Sanders.Class notes Six (6) contact hours will be awarded to social workers and professional counselors/clinical counselors. Six (6) IAODAPCA contact hours have been applied for and are pending. Six (6) CPDUs will be awarded to Illinois school teachers.Friday, Oct. 78:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Iroquois RoomHLTH 470A.A13$99, includes contact hours, materials and lunch.
Introduction to Herbalism for HealthcareMedicinal herbs and plants are steeped in rich tradition and history. Many are high in nutritional and pharmacological properties. Herbs encourage and activate the body’s own healing mechanisms. This course offers an introduction to medicinal herbs and their history of use in healing. Topics include a brief history of herbal medicine, how herbs work in the human body, herbal properties and characteristics, and demonstrations of how to prepare a wide range of internal and external applications. Participants will gain a basic understanding of how and when to use medicinal herbs to address simple health issues. Instructor: Candice Chaffee.Class notes 6.5 continuing education units will be awarded to nurses, professional counselors/clinical counselors, respiratory care technicians, physical therapists and occupational therapists. Wednesday, Oct. 199 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 376A.A13$79, includes materials, contact hours and lunch.
Our instructor Mark SandersMark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, teaches for the addictions studies program at Governors State University. He is owner of On the Mark Consulting, an international speaking and consulting organization. A partial list of clients includes
Wisconsin Department of Corrections; Archdiocese of New York; Bank of Montreal; Harris Bank; U.S. Probation; U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines; Johnson Institute; and Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. Sanders is co-author of Recovery Management, author of Relationship Detox: How To Have Healthy Relationships in Recovery and he has had two stories published in the New York Times book series, Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Register online at: www.kcc.edu/comejoinus
NEW! Responding to School Drug-ImpairmentThis class provides professionals with standardized procedures for recognizing and documenting the signs of “under the influence” of drugs and/or alcohol to legally establish reasonable suspicion to intervene. Emphasis will be on identifying people under the influence of depressants, stimulants, narcotics, cannabis and “designer drugs” such as K2/Spice, and Ivory Wave “bath salts.” Videos of people under the influence of drugs will be shown. A review of the new Supreme Court Safford vs. Redding (2009) decision on school drug searches will be featured and a unique “decision matrix approach” will be examined regarding arrests, searches and seizures. A thorough review of the advantages and disadvantages of urine, oral fluids, blood and hair testing for use will be included. Each participant will receive a model school drug policy and procedure manual. Instructor: Bruce Talbot.Class notes 6.5 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, social workers and professional counselors/clinical counselors. 6.5 ISBE CPDUs will be awarded to Illinois school teachers. 6.5 IAODAPCA continuing education units will be awarded in the areas of Counselor I or II, Prevention I or II, Assessor I or II, MISA I or II, CCJP II, PCGC II, CAAP I, CRSS II, BRI II, and MAATP I or II.Thursday, Oct. 20 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Iroquois RoomHLTH 471A.R13$59, includes continuing education contact hours, reference manual and lunch.
Energy and Vibrational Healing for HealthcareThis course will explore the anatomy of energy bodies and currents, and provide tools for balancing the electromagnetic field. Emotional, mental and spiritual causation of disease will be discussed. Participants will learn techniques for energetic balancing and re-patterning. The course is presented through a variety of mediums used in complementary healing. Topics include: chakra system, meridians, healing with sound and color, magnets and polarity, flower essences, homeopathy, and kinesiology. Instructor: Candice Chaffee.Class notes 6.5 continuing education units will be awarded to Illinois licensed nurses, social workers, professional counselors/clinical counselors, occupational therapists and physical therapists.Wednesday, Nov. 99 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 386A.A13$79, includes lunch, materials and CEUs.
NEW! Advanced Energy and Vibrational Healing for HealthcareAs a continuation of “Energy and Vibrational Healing,” this course will focus on advanced techniques and methods for balancing the electromagnetic field. You will learn how homeopathy and flower essences are used as tools for healing. A more in-depth study of chakras will be offered, and students will be able to practice and experience aspects of energy work. Again, color and sound will be studied along with their relevance in shaping physical and molecular form. Instructor: Candice Chaffee.Class note: 6.5 continuing education units will be awarded to Illinois licensed nurses, social workers, professional counselors/clinical counselors, occupational therapists and physical therapists.Wednesday, Nov. 16 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Room D124HLTH 472A.A13 $79, includes materials, contact hours and lunch.
NEW! Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Abuse Disorders in the Criminal Justice SystemLearn how to create or enhance local approaches for incarcerated individuals with co-occurring disorders. Topics will include integrating services; collaborating with community-based services and jail-based programs and procedures; special services for women and juveniles; cross-training of professionals; adapting model programs; and research findings. The afternoon session will include the returning prisoner simulation that prepares professionals and the community to better understand and deal with the challenges of prisoner re-entry. This workshop is sponsored by the Kankakee County Renewed Opportunity and KCC. Class notes 6 contact hours will be provided to nurses, social workers and professional counselors/clinical counselors. KCC is an approved provider through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. IAODAPCA continuing education hours have been applied for and are pending.Tuesday, Nov. 159 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Iroquois RoomHLTH 473A.A13$49, includes materials, contact hours and lunch.
Our instructor Bruce TalbotSgt. Bruce Talbot retired in 2002 after 25 years of police service and has become a noted national speaker on the topic of gateway drugs. Talbot’s specialty is teaching drug and alcohol recognition classes for corporations such as Alcoa, Kmart, John Deere, WW Grainger and ACE Hardware. He has been
a guest instructor at the Connecticut, Rhode Island, Indiana, Massachusetts, Idaho and Louisiana state police academies and Northwestern University’s prestigious Traffic Institute. Talbot is the lead drug and alcohol instructor for Northeast Multi-Regional Training, which conducts police officer in-service training for nine Chicago collar counties. Talbot has been qualified in criminal court as an expert witness in the field of drug and alcohol impairment driving under the influence trials in Illinois and Texas. He has twice been called to testify as an expert witness before two United States Senate Committees. Talbot has a Master of Public Administration degree from Roosevelt University, a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement from Southern Illinois University, and he also graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.
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NEW! The Continuum of Self: Understanding the Attraction between Narcissists & CodependentsLearn about the inevitable attraction dynamic between narcissists and codependents. This training ties together the complex web of underlying psychological forces of this common relationship pattern. Ross Rosenberg will introduce his “Continuum of Self” model to help clinicians understand and successfully treat clients. The seminar also will include helpful and effective counseling strategies for use in addressing this challenging problem. Through the application of the “Continuum of Self” model, therapists will have a better understanding of the personal and psychological dynamics of their codependent and/or narcissistic clients, as well as the resulting relationship between the two. Instructor: Ross Rosenberg.Class notes 6 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, social workers and professional counselors/clinical counselors. 6 ISBE CPDUs will be awarded to Illinois school teachers. 6 IAODAPCA continuing education units will be awarded in the areas of Counselor II, Assessor II, MISA I or II, CCJP II, PCGC II, CRSS I or II, BRI II and MAATP II.Thursday, Nov. 109 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Iroquois RoomHLTH 490A.A13$99, includes contact hours, materials and lunch
New! The A.R.M. Method of Stress ManagementStress is unavoidable, and is a factor in a majority of illnesses. In this course, you will learn to identify the source of your stress as well as effective means of coping and managing your stressors. Course topics include understanding the physiology of the human stress response; understanding and assessing the source of your stress; developing a strategy for coping with the stress response; proactive relaxation; intelligent nutrition; and personal time management. Course materials provided at the class include: “The A.R.M. Method of Stress Management” worksheets, “Integrative Meditation Program” (DVD & CD), and “Cultivating Three Treasures” Video of gentle exercises. Instructor: Gary Paruszkiewicz.Class notes Dress comfortably, and be prepared to parti- cipate in gentle stretching, moderate exercising and meditation.6 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, social workers, professional counselors/clinical counselors, physical therapists and occupational therapists.Wednesday, Nov. 29 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Iroquois RoomHLTH 474A.A13$149
Job skills online trainingMedical TranscriptionThis online program helps students develop the knowledge and skills of quality medical transcriptionists, specifically focusing on keyboarding, language and grammar, and medical terminology. The program’s online format provides students the flexibility to study around their schedules and at their own pace.
Call 815-802-8207 to register.$1,875
Medical Transcription EditorThis online program helps students develop the knowledge and skills of quality medical transcriptionists in addition to the specialized skill set of medical transcription editors. Within the program, students focus on keyboarding, medical terminology, language and grammar, and the editing skills required to work with speech recognition technology.
Call 815-802-8207 to register.$2,375
We know conferences!
Want your next conference to generate fresh ideas and results?Planning an event at KCC will be a uniquely stress-free experience:• Attentive staff• Clean, comfortable rooms• AV set-up• Lunch catered on-site• Continuing education credits available
Business Planning & Entrepreneurial Courses — $89 per course Get Paid to Travel Creating a Successful Business Plan Start and Operate your Own Home-Based Business Real Estate Investing
Business Administration & Management$89 per course Fundamentals of Supervision and
Management I and II Understanding the Human Resources Function Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications
Test Prep — $89 per course GED Test Preparation GRE Preparation LSAT Preparation GMAT Preparation
Personal Enrichment — $89 per course Genealogy Basics Making Age an Asset in Your Job Search Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search
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Continuing Education for Health Care Professionals — $70 - $210 per course Certificate in Gerontology Certificate in Complementary
and Alternative Medicine Certificate in Spirituality, Health, and Healing Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management
Courses for Teaching and Education$89 per course The Classroom Computer Using the Internet in the Classroom PowerPoint in the Classroom Solving Classroom Discipline Problems I and II Ready Set Read! Teaching Students with Autism: Strategies Handling Medical Emergencies Homeschool with Success
Gatlin Educational Services Management Training – $2,095 Payroll Practice and Management – $1,595 Forensic Computer Examiner – $3,095 Help Desk Analyst: Tier 1 Support Specialist – $1,495 Pay Per Click Marketing – $1,495 Digital Arts Certificate – $5,595 Fine Arts Training – $4,495 Home Inspection Certificate – $2,095 Interior Design – $2,295
Pronto Spanish — $99 per course
Spanish for Healthcare Spanish for Educators Spanish for Food Service Spanish for Human Resources Spanish for Social Services Spanish for Construction Spanish for Law Enforcement Spanish for Hospitality Spanish for Manufacturing Spanish for EMTs & Paramedics Spanish for Firefighters Spanish for Bankers Spanish for Public Safety Officers Spanish for the Workplace Spanish for Warehouses and Distribution Centers
KCC’s Education & Employment CenterThe one-stop location for adult learners, job seekers and businesses seeking qualified workersServices for adult learners:• Adult basic education classes• GED preparation courses• Open entry programs• Individual and group instruction• Morning, afternoon, and evening classes offeredServices for job seekers:• Skills assessment• Dislocated worker assistance• Career counseling and coaching• Skills training—classroom and on-the-job• Job search and placement servicesServices for businesses:• Referrals of qualified candidates• Job orders and screening• Interviewing and meeting space• Labor market information
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The Education and Employment Center is located in the Graham Building, 202 N. Schuyler Ave., Suite 201, Kankakee. The entrance is on Oak Street.All programs and services offered at no cost to qualified individuals.For more information, contact the KCC Education and Employment Center, 815-802-8963 or e-mail [email protected]
Funding for the WIA program is provided by the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board. Kankakee Community College Workforce Services is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.
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Get in tip-top shape … Job Fair Boot Camp
Don't miss the KCC Fall Job Fair10 a.m. - 1 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 13
To register: phone 815-802-8207 or go to www.kcc.edu/comejoinusMore info: contact Mary Posing, [email protected] or phone 815-802-8202.
Registration is required
5 FREE seminars The Nuts and Bolts of a ResumeWednesday, Sept. 219-10 a.m. • KCC Room D123LECT 9034.A13 Wednesday, Sept. 216-7 p.m. • KCC Room D124LECT 9034.Q23
How to Choose a CareerThursday, Sept. 229-10 a.m. • KCC Room D123LECT 9051.A13 Thursday, Sept. 226-7 p.m. • KCC Room D124LECT 9051.Q23
Write a Cover Letter that Gets NoticedWednesday, Sept. 289-10 a.m. • KCC Room D123LECT 9052.A13 Wednesday, Sept. 286-7 p.m. • KCC Room D124LECT 9052.Q23
General InterestOrganizing Your HomeThis workshop will give you tips and ideas to organize your home: the attic, garage, basement, kids’ rooms, kitchen, family room and beyond. Bring your own organizational challenges to class and the instructor will have suggestions to help you tackle any problem. You will leave the workshop ready to use the organizing Ideas right away. Instructor: Beth Randall.Tuesday, Sept. 136:30-8:30 p.m. • Room D123ORGZ 9000.Q13$39
NEW! Keeping Kids Safe: An Internet and Mobile Safety WorkshopThis powerful program is taught by local law enforcement personnel to convey important information that parents, grandparents, teachers and caregivers. You will learn the latest statistics, find out about resources, watch videos and receive expert tips to help educate and protect children in today’s digital world. You’ll find out about the issues kids face, ways to communicate about safe decisions and how to manage your child’s privacy and reputation online. Also included is how to keep kids away from predators and bullies. Instructors: David Cheshire and Mark Gessner.Class notes: 1 contact hour awarded to professional counselor/clinical counselor and social workers. 1 CPDU awarded to Illinois school teachers.Thursday, Sept. 156:30-8 p.m. • Room D123SAFE 9002.Q13FREE, but registration is required.
Private Pilot Ground SchoolThis course provides all phases of private pilot ground training. It includes principles of design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Preparation is provided for the private pilot examination. Tuesdays, Sept. 20 - Dec. 66-9 p.m. • Greater Kankakee AirportAERO 366K.V13$100, does not include $150 for materials to purchaseat the first class.
Trip/TravelNEW! Chicago Chocolate TourJoin us for Chicago Chocolate Tour, a fun and educational 2½-3 hour guided walking and tasting tour of select chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes, including traditional and non-traditional chocolate locations. You will delve deeply into the rich history of chocolate, visit some of downtown Chicago’s most popular chocolate stores and find hidden chocolate gems. Some of the chocolate treats that are sampled may include champagne truffles, marshmallow-filled chocolate cupcakes, chocolate caramel gelato, and even chocolate tea. The walk is easy and pleasant, giving participants the chance to socialize. You will be able to purchase tasty treats to take with you and enjoy at home as well.Trip details: Lunch will be on your own upon conclusion of the tour. Departure from KCC is at 6:45 a.m. Departure from Manteno’s Country Inn & Suites is at 7:15 a.m. You’ll leave Chicago at 2:30 p.m. An itinerary will be mailed two weeks prior to the trip. Limited tickets are available. No refunds will be given after Sept. 2; however, a substitute may be sent in your place.Friday, Sept. 16 6:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. TRAV 9035.F13 $75, includes transportation, tour & samples.
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Instructors are needed to teach short-term continuing education courses – day or evening
Crafting CharactersPerfect your craft by developing better characters. Designed to analyze the elements that make up a successful character, this workshop is intensive and will emphasize character behavior, and constructing a character analysis, among other things. This is the first in a three-part workshop for anyone with a passion for writing. Come prepared to write! If you combine this with “Dialog and POV” and “Plot and Setting,” you’ll save $17.Saturday, Sept. 10 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. • Room D124 PUBL 9005.K13 $39
Dialog & Point of ViewThe second in a three-part workshop, this intensive class will address dialog and point of view (POV). It will show how to use these dynamics for a better forward moving manuscript. Come prepared to write! If you combine this with “Crafting Characters” and “Plot and Setting,” you’ll save $17.Saturday, Oct. 89-11 a.m. • Room D124PUBL 9007.K13$39
Plot & SettingThe third intensive class in this three-part workshop will help you understand what is needed for your plot, subplots, and setting to move your book forward. Come prepared to write! If you combine this with “Crafting Characters” and “Dialog and POV,” you’ll save $17. Saturday, Nov. 129 a.m. - 2 p.m.PUBL 9008.K13 • Room D124 $39
Register for all 3 at once and save $17
NEW! A New Writing ExperienceWant to get a kick-start on that novel? Already have a book started, but need time to write? This eight-week course, which overlaps with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.org), will help you do just that. You will be encouraged to write and make your book come alive in a month. However, if that is not your goal, this course will still help you with your writing. Sign up now for a new writing experience! Instructor: Sue Durkin.Tuesdays • Oct. 18 to Dec. 66:30-8:30 p.m. • Room D124BSNS 345A.Q13$99
NEW! Poetry and Creative WritingEnjoy the autumn steeped in the fragrance of Christine Swanberg’s poetry through her book Who Walks Among the Trees with Charity (available at KCC’s book store). In only four class sessions, October 12, 19, 26, and November 2, work with your friends and meet new ones as you explore poetry through study, discussion, and creativity. A session with award winning Illinois poet Christine Swanberg will highlight the course. Instructor: Penelope Stickney.Wednesdays, Oct. 12 to Nov. 26-8 p.m. • Room D214WRIT 9001.Q13$49
Artistic pursuitsWet-on-Wet Oil Painting: Scenes from Our Area In this series, you will paint familiar scenes from the Kankakee Area. Classes are open to all levels of experience. No previous drawing or painting skills are needed. The instructor will lead each student step-by-step through the painting until completion. Paintings will be done on a 16” x 20” canvas. Instructor: Robert Bell.Class notes: Please bring a 16”x20” canvas, small tube of titanium white oil paint, mixing knife, and a roll of paper towels to class. Some items, such as brushes, mixed paint, mediums and cleaner will be loaned or supplied by the instructor.Perry Farm Quilt BarnSaturday, Sept. 249 a.m. - 4 p.m. • The Art Oasis (150 N. Schuyler, Lower-level of the Majestic Building, Kankakee)CRFT 9010.N13 • $65
Rock Creek OverpassSaturday, Oct. 89 a.m. - 4 p.m. • The Art Oasis (150 N. Schuyler, Lower-level of the Majestic Building, Kankakee)CRFT 9020.N13 • $65
Shapiro Clock TowerSaturday, Nov. 129 a.m. - 4 p.m. • The Art Oasis (150 N. Schuyler, Lower-level of the Majestic Building, Kankakee)CRFT 9030.N13 • $65
Station Street BridgeSaturday, Dec. 109 a.m. - 4 p.m. • The Art Oasis (150 N. Schuyler, Lower-level of the Majestic Building, Kankakee) CRFT 9010.N13 • $65
Our instructor Sue DurkinL. Sue Durkin, aka Susie Sunshine, runs a small company which publishes books and educates writers to help them achieve their dreams though writing. Durkin is an author, speaker, and six-sensory intuitive
consultant. Life is like Making Chocolate Chip Cookies, her first book, was published in 2008. Drawing upon a diverse background and lifestyle, unique expertise, and enthusiasm, she helps other writers get published. Durkin also offers a different perspective on life’s situations and solutions while teaching, guiding, and consulting. Durkin’s readers, clients, and friends are drawn to her as a teacher and advisor for her loving and exuberant style. She guides seekers through the self-exploratory process with her writing, workshops, and presentations. Durkin also oversees a writers’ critique group in the Kankakee area.
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Beginning PhotographyLet Wayne Baranowski help you get acquainted with your camera. Learn the fundamentals of camera operation, photographic composition, exposure techniques, depth-of-field and how to compose photos using natural and artificial lighting. Several photo techniques will be discussed and participants will practice shooting photos during class. Bring your camera (digital or 35 mm) to class. Even if you are looking to buy a camera, this is a great class to take. Instructor: Wayne Baranowski. Tuesdays, Sept. 20 - Nov. 8 7-9 p.m. • Room D123 ARTS 301D.Q13 $89
Group Guitar for BeginnersIf you always wanted to play the guitar, but felt it would be too difficult, don’t wait any longer. In this class, you’ll play the guitar, learn basic music theory and techniques. Study will include reading music, understanding tablature, chord techniques, basic counting, tuning, chords, strumming and proper playing posture. Guitar care and maintenance, parts and common terminology also will be covered. Instructor: Freddie Franken. Class note: Each participant must bring an acoustic or electric guitar, medium pick, tuner and blank music notation paper. Instrument rentals may be available from local music businesses
Wednesdays, Sept. 14 to Nov. 165:30-6:30 p.m. • Room D151MUSC 310A.Q13 $149, includes text, chord charts, song sheet music and other handouts.
Local Author’s Book Release and Reading ReceptionJoin us as we celebrate the release of “Mad Molly and the Tunnels of Merkata” by Stephen Stillwell of Kankakee. Remarks and reading begin at 7 p.m. Stop by to congratulate the author, purchase his book and have it signed.Tuesday, Oct. 11 7-9 p.m. • Iroquois Room FREE
LanguagesDeaf Sign IThere are many ways to communicate, but the art of sign language is one of the most eloquent. You will learn the English alphabet, vocabulary and sentence structure (time permitting). Instructor: Janet Hanson.Class note: 24 ISBE CPDUs available to Illinois teachers. Tuesdays, Sept. 13 - Nov. 296:30-8:30 p.m. • Room D151HLTH 316G.Q13$139, plus textbook, which must be purchased priorto the first class at the KCC bookstore.
Basic Spanish ConversationThis course is designed to provide you with the Spanish required to communicate in common situations. Basic vocabulary, grammar and cultural aspects of the language will be introduced. Participants also will work on expressive and receptive skills. Instructor: Esther Young.Saturdays, Oct. 1 - Nov. 19 6-8 p.m. • Room D214SPAN 331D.K13$99, includes handouts. Our instructor
Freddie FrankenAn adjunct professor of music at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. He teaches Applied Guitar, Jazz Theory, 20th Century American Popular Music, Jazz Combo Ensembles, and Music in the Church Service. Franken has been
active in the Chicago music scene for many years, performing a wide range of genres, including smooth jazz, Latin jazz, gypsy jazz, classical, rock and acoustic worship. Currently, he plays with Paris La Nuit and his band Eastbound as well as making frequent freelance appearances. Franken is a graduate of Governors State University in University Park and the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.
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Senior/Community LectureNEW! An African SafariJoin retired KCC Professor Linda Guinn as she takes us on a pictorial tour of her recent African safari. The backdrop of this lecture will be scenic landscapes and exotic animals. It will be an ideal time to learn about the “African Big 5” of lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard; and to learn more if you are contemplating booking your own safari.Friday, Oct. 211-2:30 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9064.A13FREE, but registration is required by phoning 815-802-8207.
Turning 65: Medicare Parts A & B, and Medicare Supplemental Plans
This informative program covers Medicare eligibility, enrollment and an overview of the benefits of Medicare Parts A and B. It also includes information on the standardized Medicare Supplemental plans and the benefit differences between each plan. Tuesday, Nov. 1 10-11:30 a.m. • Room D123LECT 9018.A13FREE, but registration is required.
NEW! Hey Buddy: In Pursuit of Buddy HollyBuddy Holly was just a kid from Lubbock, Texas, sporting black horn-rimmed glasses, blue jeans, a white T-shirt, white socks, and loafers. He was able to change the course of music history. Now, more than 50 years after his tragic death, Buddy Holly still makes an impact around the world. Join local author Gary W. Moore for a warm and intimate chronicle of the journey to discover more about Buddy himself, his music, his influence, and the times in which he lived.Thursday, Oct. 27 1-3 p.m. • Room D124LECT 9063.A13 FREE, but registration is required by phoning 815-802-8207.
Our instructor Gary MooreGary Moore has been featured in publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Selling Power Magazine, Sales and Marketing Management Magazine, Impromptu Magazine, and Southwest Airlines’ Spirit Magazine, and has appeared on many television networks, including CNN, CNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox.
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FREE …The Nuts and Bolts of a Resume – Page 8How to Choose a Career – Page 8Write a Cover Letter That Gets Noticed – Page 8Using WinWay Resume Software – Page 8Working a Job Fair – Page 8I Have an Interview...Now What? – Page 8 Career Exploration – Page 9Networkin’ It – Page 9Certified Professional Coder Information Session – Page 12Keeping Kids Safe: An Internet and Mobile Safety Workshop – Page 23Crafting Characters – Page 24Dialog & Point of View – Page 24Plot & Setting – Page 24Local Authors Book Release & Reading Receptions – Page 25Turning 65: Medicare Parts A & B, and Medicare Supplemental Plans – Page 26An African Safari – Page 26Hey Buddy: In Pursuit of Buddy Holly – Page 26GED Preparation Classes – Page 28English as a Second Language Classes – Page 28
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ALIVE Adult Literacy program ..............FreeDo you want to learn to read better? Do you know someone who wants to learn to read better? Tutoring is arranged by the adult literacy staff and is available at KCC, libraries, churches and a variety of other places.Call 815-802-8307 for information.
Adult Basic Education program ............FreeIf you can read, but would like to improve your reading comprehension, math and writing skills, Adult Basic Education is designed just for you. Guided by a teacher, go through reading, math and writing lessons at your own pace. Learn and review the subjects necessary for the GED.
See Page 29 for locations and times. Call 815-802-8300 to register for classes.
GED preparation classes .......................FreeLearn reading, writing, math, social studies, natural science and state and federal constitution information necessary to pass the GED examinations.
Classes are held on the KCC campus and at other locations throughout the district. See Page 29 for locations and times.
Students take a pretest to determine their skill levels for placement in the class best suited to their abilities. When students have completed studies, they take the GED test at the KCC testing center located in the Department of Student Services.
KCC also offers online GED instruction for students who pretest at the high school level and who prefer this method of instruction. Online students must be registered in the Adult Education program.See Page 29 for locations and times. Call 815-802-8300 to register for an orientation.
A new beginning for those who need itGED predictive testing ........................... FreeBefore paying a fee and sitting for the GED tests, those about to take the GED are encouraged to take the free GED predictive test. The GED predictive test is especially useful for those who have not taken tests for awhile. It is available to all those planning to take the GED tests, even those who did not take GED preparation courses at KCC. This test can be taken by appointment.Phone 815-802-8304 for information.
English as a second language .............. FreeDesigned for foreign-born adults who would like to improve their English language speaking an writing skills. Instructors and tutors work with student in small groups. Five different learning levels are offered. See Page 29 for locations and times. Call 815-929-9158 to register.
Inglés como Segundo lenguaje .......... GratisDiseñado para adultos nacidos en otros paises, y para personas que quiren mejorar sus abilidades en hablar y escribir el inglés. Tutores e instructores trabajan con pequeños grupos de estudiantes. Se ofrecen cinco diferentes niveles de aprendizaje. Vea página 29 para localizaciones y horario.
High school classes .......Price varies, plus bookHigh school-level Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes are offered in the evening at KCC and area schools. During summer, courses are offered at KCC’s Iroquois County Satellite Center in Watseka.
Classes are for persons wishing to earn credits toward completion of a traditional high school diploma. Classes are eight to 12 weeks in length. Credit is granted by the student’s resident high school district.
Interested persons must contact their hometown high school principal or advisor for admission to the program.
For more information about Adult Secondary Education courses, call 815-802-8305.
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Adult Education Schedule
At adult education sites, you will find: • You can study at your own pace. • There is no cost for classes or books. • Books are provided during class time. • New class sessions begin every six weeks. • Program orientations are offered weekly.Programs are open to anyone age 16 and over who is separated from high school or who is no longer attending high school.Tutors and aides are available to support students in all programs, at all levels.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) General Educational Development (GED) High School Equivalency DiplomaCall 815-802-8300 in Kankakee County or 815-432-4670 in Iroquois County to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required prior to class enrollment. Class locations and times are subject to change. For the latest information, visit www.kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8300.
KCC Education and Employment Center Location: 202 N. Schuyler Ave., Suite 201, Kankakee. Days/times: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon and 1-4 p.m.; also Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30-7 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 22 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 10 and May 21 through July 26.
Kankakee Community CollegeLocation: 100 College Drive, Kankakee, Rooms L30A and L30B. Days/times: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon and 1-4 p.m.; also Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 22 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 10 and May 21 through July 26.
KCC Iroquois County Satellite CenterLocation: 1001 E. Grant St., Watseka. Days/times: Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. - noon; also Monday and Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 22 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 9 and May 21 through July 26.
Bradley Public LibraryLocation: 296 N. Fulton Ave., Bradley. Days/times: Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-8 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 22 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 9 and May 21 through July 26.
Momence High SchoolLocation: 101 N. Franklin St., Momence. Days/times: Monday and Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 23 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 9. Note: No classes May through August at Momence High School.
Online GED PreparationTo enroll in GED instruction online, call 815-802-8969 or email [email protected]. Orientation by appointment.
Adult Secondary Level (ASL) High School Credit/DiplomaThe Adult and Community Education Division offers a variety of classes for adults who wish to earn their high school diplomas. KCC offers eight to 12 week courses beginning in September and January. KCC’s Iroquois County Satellite Center offers classes each summer. All classes are for high school credit only. Consult the counselor at your local high school for details.Call 815-802-8305 for further information.
English as a Second Language (ESL)All ESL classes are provided at no cost to the student. There are five levels of classes, to help students at every stage of learning. Call 815-929-9158 to register for an orientation. Program orientations are required prior to class enrollment.
Immaculate Conception ChurchLocation: 224 N. Sector St. Gilman. Days/times: Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 23 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 10 and May 22 through July 26.
Lisieux Pastoral CenterLocation: 371 N. St. Joseph Ave., Kankakee. Days/times: Monday through Thursday, 9a.m. - noon; also Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 23 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 9 through May 10 and May 22 through July 26.
Momence City HallLocation: 29 N. Dixie Highway, Momence. Days/times: Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Class meeting dates: Classes begin Aug. 23 for classes meeting through Dec. 15. Other upcoming sessions: Jan. 10 through May 10 and May 22 through July 26.
Clases de InglésComo Segundo Lenguaje
Aprenda Inglés gratis
Immaculate Conception Church224 N. Sector St. GilmanLos martes y los juevesDe 6:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m.
Lisieux Pastoral Center371 North St. Joseph Ave., Kankakee
De lunes a jueves de 9:00 a.m. a 12:00 p.m.Por la noche • Los martes y los jueves
De 6:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m.
Momence City Hall29 N. Dixie Highway, Momence
Los martes y los juevesDe 6:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m.
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Adult basic literacyThe ALIVE Adult Literacy program provides individual and small group tutoring to improve the reading skills of adults ages 16 years and older.
How help is provided: • A caring, friendly environment is created between the tutor and student • Sessions are individually arranged • Materials are provided during the sessions • Basic skills of reading, writing, English and math are taught • Services are provided at no cost to the studentALIVE volunteers work with students as classroom tutors in existing Adult Basic Education classes or independently in a library or community center in a one-on-one tutorial setting.For more information, call 815-802-8307 or email [email protected].
Predictive GED testingThe GED is a high school equivalency diploma.Those about to take the GED exam are encouraged to take the free predictive test. The GED predictive test is especially useful for those who have not taken tests for awhile. The predictive test takes approximately four hours. There are five areas in the predictive test. They are the same as on the actual GED exam.Results are available within an hour after testing is complete.Those not currently enrolled in KCC’s GED preparation courses can take the predictive test by making an appointment. Individual and group appointments are accepted.Although there is no cost to take the GED predictive tests, there is a fee to take the GED exam.For more information about the GED program at KCC, or to take part in a predictive test session, call 815-802-8304 or 815-802-8300 or email [email protected].
Adult Parenting ProgramThe Adult Parenting Program offers a 10-week course focusing on fundamental topics involved in raising children. The training includes principles of child development and coaching in anger management techniques. The course is designed to provide participants with a strong understanding of their role as parents in the development of their children.For more information about enrollment, contact Dan Harris, 815-802-8311 or email [email protected].
Workplace literacyCustomized, on-site Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development and English as a Second Language courses are available to area employers at a nominal cost.For more information, contact Margaret Cooper at 815-802-8302 or email [email protected].
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There is no cost to the student – and several convenient locations are available.
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A Highway construction Careers Training Program has been implemented to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals working on IDOT highway construction projects.
The training consists of an intensive 8-week program to learn the skills necessary for acceptance into the highway construction trades and the opportunity for a career with high wage earning potential. The training includes, but is not limited to:• Math for the trades• Job readiness• Technical skills coursework• OSHA 10 certification