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Enriching the Business of Life

CBIZ's philosophy of "lifelong learning" - sustaining personal growth, expanding horizons, and making new friends is well represented in this varied array of continuing education courses focusing on applied arts, music, history, pets, fitness, culinary and home and garden. There are no tests and no academic requirements. Informal class sessions encourage comments, questions, and lively discussions.

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Arts

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Welding Art 101 9/21/2019
Welding Art 101 11/16/2019
Welding Art 102 10/5/2019

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Course Date
Certificate of Mindfulness  
Discover Sign Language  
Finances of Caregiving 10/3/2019
GRE Preparation - Part 1  
Investment Basics You Should Understand 10/3/2019
SAT/ACT Prep Series  
Speed Spanish  

Photography

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Course Date
Portrait Photography 11/5/2019

Youth

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Course Date
Super Sitter 9/18/2019
Super Sitter 11/11/2019
AutoTech Clinic 11/2/2019
Exploring Graphic Arts 11/2/2019
Welding Bootcamp 11/2/2019

Arts

Welding Art 101
Learn the basics of joining metal pieces through MIG welding. This class you will make a flower yard art and learn the basic weld. Participants must wear cotton long sleeve clothes, and leather closed toe shoe. Those with medium to long hair must tie back. Safety Glasses, Welding gloves, jackets and helmets would be provided but encouraged to bring your own.

#69729 6 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,701 Katherine Geltz
  Saturday, Sep 21 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

#69753 6 Hours, 1 Session $69.00
  SCC WB,701 Katherine Geltz
  Saturday, Nov 16 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 

Welding Art 102
Move to the next level after Welding Art 101. This open lab format will help you fine tune the basic MIG skills that were learned and get your creativity moving. You will be supplied with the following materials: mild steel pieces and horshoes. You are encouraged to bring your own found metal. You must have MIG experience or Welding Art 101 class prerequisite.

#69737 4 Hours, 1 Session $47.00
  SCC WB,701 Katherine Geltz
  Saturday, Oct 5 8 - 11:45 AM

 

 

 

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Certificate of Mindfulness
When you are mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them. Today, more and more healthcare practitioners are seeing the benefits of incorporating mindfulness in to their treatments and teaching others in all backgrounds about this valuable practice. In this certificate program, you'll examine the many benefits of mindfulness for both your personal and professional life. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/

#9999 8 Hours, Sessions $80.00
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Discover Sign Language
You'll begin with an introduction to the language itself, and learn to create the signs for numbers. You'll also master the sign alphabet so you can fingerspell proper names. Then you'll learn to sign phrases and expand to complete sentences, and see how to put it all together so you can introduce yourself and start a conversation. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $99.00
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Finances of Caregiving
Life expectancy for Americans continues to increase, so it is more likely that most adults will end up caring for an elderly parent or relative. The class will go through understanding your starting point, Communication, planning and paying for care.

#69723 7.5 Hours, 4 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Mary Weinand
  Thursdays, Oct 3 - 24 9:30 - 11 AM

 

 

 

GRE Preparation - Part 1
If you're planning to apply to graduate school, you'll likely have to take the GRE. Part 1 takes you through all the question types on the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections, including reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence questions, and both essay tasks. You'll also gain pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $89.00
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Investment Basics You Should Understand
Want to know more about Investments? Would you like to understand the options you have with your IRA rollover or 401k? In this class, we will cover the various retirement accounts (Roth, IRA, 401k, SEP, Simple) and investments (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETF's, annuities, etc.) you can use with them. We will cover the basics of how each investment works, what risks they may have, and the true cost associated with them.

#69816 3 Hours, 1 Session $20.00
  SCC WB,607 James Vandenberg
  Thursday, Oct 3 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

SAT/ACT Prep Series
Making the decision to attend college is probably one of the most important decisions you'll ever make, and your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice. Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. require applicants to take the SAT or ACT as part of their evaluation package. This series will prepare you for both tests. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/

#9999 48 Hours, Sessions $199.00
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Speed Spanish
This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You'll learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you'll be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $95.00
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Photography

Portrait Photography
This class will cover photographing people in both studio and environmental settings. You will learn composition, studio and natural lighting, posing, and other techniques to start taking portraits instead of snapshots. Class will include time in a professional studio as well as outdoor shooting. Students must have a DSLR camera with manual settings. Some familiarity with Photoshop or Lightroom will also be helpful. This class is part of the Photography Certificate.

#69747 12 Hours, 4 Sessions $69.00
  SCC WB,526 Phil Pool
  Tue & Thu, Nov 5 - 14 6 - 9 PM

 

 

 

Youth

Super Sitter
This class is designed to give boys and girls, aged 11 years and older, the knowledge and experience to be super babysitters. Safety, first aid, positive guidance and play activities will be emphasized. PLEASE SEND SACK LUNCH WITH CHILD, a meal will NOT be provided.

#69727 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Heather Wellman
  Wed & Thu, Sep 18 & 19 4:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

#69728 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Heather Wellman
  Mon & Tue, Nov 11 & 12 4:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

AutoTech Clinic
Do you have a love for cars or just want to learn the basics? Join us and get your hands dirty learning how to change tires, do oil changes, and general mechanical tasks. You will learn from industry professionals and explore different career opportunities. No experience is necessary you will learn the basics on up. Come with experience and have your skills broaden. This course is for grades 8 - 11th.

#69795 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $49.00
  SCC WB,509 Wesley Carpenter
  Saturdays, Nov 2 & 9 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Exploring Graphic Arts
Do you like to tell stories through pictures, images, and other visual communication? Learn about how graphic designers sell or share ideas through pictures, logos, images, and much more. You will learn from industry professionals and explore different career opportunities. Students will discover how to create a design a dynamic, effective visual piece through different software and technology. This course is for grades 8 – 11.

#69757 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $49.00
  SCC WB,526 Carlene Woodside
  Saturdays, Nov 2 & 9 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Welding Bootcamp
Shape steel like a pro. Learn basic welding and get real hands-on experience using ARC and MIG welding machines. Discover from industry professionals in the field about career potential in our community. New skills for repeat attendees. Participants must wear cotton long sleeve clothes, and leather, closed-toe shoes. Medium-to-long hair must be tied back. Safety glasses, welding gloves, jackets and helmets are provided but encouraged to bring your own. This course is for grades 8 – 11.

#69756 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $49.00
  SCC WB,701 Katherine Geltz
  Saturdays, Nov 2 & 9 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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