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1 BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITY THROUGH AND SERVICE Community, Adult and Continuing Education Schedule Summer 2016 morton.edu

2 BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITY WHAT ARE NON-CREDIT PROGRAMS? The Adult Education, Community Programming and Outreach (AECPO) and Continuing Education Departments at Morton College (MC) provide lifelong learning courses through face-to-face and online instruction that offer opportunities for skill-building and skill-enhancement. These programs may be tailored to each individual s professional and personal needs. See below for an overview of non-credit offerings or visit morton.edu/community for more info. COMMUNITY Community Education programming at MC is designed to provide community members with opportunities for life-long learning. The courses focus on developing skills that will help participants enrich the use of their leisure time, and reflect the educational, civic, recreational and cultural interests of the community. Offering courses in: Business or Career Development Children \ Family Programming Fitness and Health Personal Growth or Recreation Technology Test or Academic Preparation and Enhancement To search, register and pay for classes visit and click on community service. Call , x2281 for more info. ADULT Adult Education classes and programs are created to help students develop their basic skills and prepare for college-level courses, certificates and careers for a better quality of life. English Language Acquisition (ELA) formerly known as ESL High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) Preparation Courses formerly the GED To register call x2373/x2374. Project CARE: an adult volunteer tutoring program Career Awareness and Development Programs Bridge Programs icaps CONTINUING MC offers a wide range of continuing education, non-credit courses that are fun, affordable, and convenient. Choose a meeting style that suits your schedule face-to-face or online. To search, register and pay for our face-to-face courses visit For more info about our online courses: Personal Enrichment visit ed2go.com/morton or Business & Professional Services visit ed2go.com/morton-pro 2 MORTON.EDU

3 COMMUNITY STEM Camp This Summer Launch to Success with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Join us July 11 July 14, 2016 MC STEM camp (ages 10 13) has a lot to offer: Hands-on interactive activities Meeting new friends Focus on experimentation, problem solving and team work And much, much more. See page 4 or visit morton.edu/community for more details about our STEM Camp.

4 COMMUNITY CHILDREN & FAMILY PROGRAMMING (CHFAM) STEM Day Camp, ages CMP Are you interested in gaining knowledge about the world around you? The STEM Day Camp is designed to motivate and inspire students to excel in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects with a focus on experimentation, problem solving and team work. Students will be exploring STEM content with hands on activities, making new friends and enjoying unforgettable adventures while building self-confidence and growing as an individual. The camp is open to all skill levels. July 11 July 14 M, T, W, Th; 8:30a 11:30a Fee: $39 Room: 201C Painting & Drawing... CFT Enjoy creating a variety of mixed media pieces in this fun class, which will allow students to stretch their creativity to new heights. Students will use drawing and painting skills to create collages, three dimensional pieces, and simple prints. Please wear old clothes to class as artmaking can be messy! All materials will be provided by the instructor. Section 01 (teens) June 29 August 3 W; 1:00p 3:00p Section 02 (ages 8-12) June 30 August 4 Th; 1:00p 3:00p Fee: $59 Room: 106D 4 MORTON.EDU

5 COMMUNITY Competitive Soccer*....SND This class is designed for students with mild to moderate learning delays and who are independent in daily living skills. They should also have some experience playing soccer. The class will challenge students to improve the soccer skills of dribbling, shooting, passing and ball control. There is no individual supervision for students before, during or after class. While on campus, students are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior. Each player is required to bring their own soccer ball, shin guards and water. Soccer cleats for outdoor play are recommended but not required. July 5 July 7 T, W, Th; 12:00p 3:00p Fee: $45 Room: 116E Fun Fitness*...SND 003 This class is designed for students with mild to moderate learning delays and who are independent in daily living skills. It will provide opportunities for students to improve individual fitness levels and have fun while participating in a wide variety of movement activities and games. There is no individual supervision for students before, during or after class. While on campus, students are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior. Gym shoes and appropriate workout clothes are required. Section 01 July Section 02 July Section 03 July M, T, W, Th; 12:00p 3:00p Fee: $59 Room: 116E FITNESS AND HEALTH (FITHE) Fitness Center Membership...PEC 075 This course offers several options for people who want to use the College Fitness Center for personal fitness programs. Section 06 June 1 30 Fee: $18 Section 07 July 5 27 Fee: $15 Section 08 August 1 31 Fee: $20 Section P8 August 1 21 Fee: $15 Section 8P August Fee: $10 Section 13 June 1 August 31 Fee: $43 20% savings Summer hours (Hours vary, check for current postings.) M Th (Closed Monday, July 4) 6:30a 2:00p & 4:30p 8:30p F Su Closed thru August 4 Fee: Allows unlimited visits during posted times; various membership options are available. Adult Trim and Tone...PEC Low impact aerobics, toning, stretching and strength training. Beginning class perfect for the active older adult. Join us for the fun! June 21 July 28 T, Th; 8:30a 9:30a Fee: $5 Room: 116E * Indicates enrichment courses for adults with special needs. For more info SUMMER

6 COMMUNITY ACADEMIC AND TEST PREPARATION (PREP) ACCUPLACER Review for Language Arts..TST 002 This class will focus on Language Arts skills needed for the ACCUPLACER (college placement test used at MC). It will review reading comprehension strategies, sentence relationships, sentence structure and construction shifts. Section 06 June 6 27 Fee: $20 Section 78 July 11 August 8 Fee: $25 M; 6:30p 9:00p Room: 316C ACCUPLACER Review for Mathematics...TST 003 This class will focus on Mathematics skills needed for the ACCUPLACER (college placement test used at MC). It will review elementary algebra including integers, rational numbers, absolute value, algebraic expressions, rational roots, exponents and more. Section 06 June 8 29 Fee: $20 Section 78 July 6 August 10 Fee: $29 W; 6:30p 9:00p Room: 316C Constitution Review...TST This class provides an overview of the United States and Illinois Constitutions, the Declaration of Independence, and the United States flag code. The last class session will include the opportunity to take the Illinois Secondary Level Constitution Test, which is needed to successfully complete a High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC). The Study Guide is available in the MC Bookstore. July 19 August 9 T; 6:00p 8:30p Fee: $15 Room: 336C English Communication Skills for Academics. EFL 001 This course is designed to introduce non-native English speakers to communication skills and vocabulary that are necessary for the academic classroom. Emphasis will be placed on refining the reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking skills of students. July 5 August 9 T; 6:30p 9:00p Fee: $59 Room: 330C RECREATION AND PERSONAL GROWTH (RECPG) Auto Maintenance...ATM This course covers the operation of various auto systems with an emphasis on preventive maintenance. You will have the chance to work on your own automobile in the college s auto shop. June 16 August 4 Th; 6:00p 10:00p Fee: $79 Room: 110C 6 MORTON.EDU Call , x2281 for info about Community Education

7 ADULT BRIDGE PROGRAMS Bridge programs prepare students to pass the High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC formerly called G.E.D.) in an accelerated format to transition to college credit coursework that is career-focused. Contextualized Classroom Instruction Students join cohorts that are highly engaging, collaborative and active learning environments. Students explore, discover and practice key concepts and professional skills focused on a specific career pathway; Career Pathways Planning Students develop a strategy for educational and professional growth beyond earning the HSEC; College Readiness Activities Students are introduced to post-secondary academic environment while studying to earn their HSEC; Transition Support Services Bridge students and graduates receive ongoing assistance as they progress into college credit and certificate programs. Transitional support includes assistance with the college application process, financial aid guidance, academic advisement, and tutoring. Scholarships are awarded to HSEC graduates who want to transition into college credit and certificate programs. Bridge to Healthcare Careers Credits While preparing for your HSEC, you will be introduced to careers in healthcare through related coursework, including career development, and support services. Instruction will integrate reading, math, science, social studies, and language skills that are industry occupation specific. A scholarship awaits you after you pass and attend graduation. Source: Illinois Community College Board bridge program definition Bridge to Automotive Careers 16 College Credits Enroll in Maintenance & Light Repair Certificate Program (MLR) plus GED class. Prepare for employment opportunities including auto repair facilities and dealerships. You can benefit from: Accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Hands-on training delivered by Ford-trained, certified instructors 3 rd party certifications embedded throughout the curriculum (SP2 Safety, ASE Refrigerant Recovery & Handling, Snap-On Meter, Ford TCEP Web-based Training). WHAT IS ELA? English Language Acquisition (ELA) courses are geared for students whose native tongue is not English; ELA helps students improve their speaking, listening, writing and reading skills. SCHEDULES M & W, 9:30a 12:30p M & W, 5:45p 8:45p T & Th, 9:30a 12:30p T & Th, 5:45p 8:45p F (conversation), 9:30a 12:30p ELA TERMS Fall 1 August to October Fall 2 October to December Spring 1 January to March Spring 2 March to May Summer June REGISTRATION is July 5 July 28 M W: 8:00a 6:30p Th: 8:00a 4:30p HSEC CLASSES We also offer Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education classes in math and language arts that prepare students to take the Illinois HSEC test and graduate into college. SCHEDULE Mathematics on MC campus 8:00a 11:00a or 6:00p 9:00p Language Arts on MC campus 8:00a 11:00a or 6:00 9:00p REGISTRATION is July 18 & July 19 WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Increase your business competitiveness through customized job-related Workplace English classes! Employees will increase their skills and knowledge and in turn, improve the quality of work and create a smoother more efficient business operation. 2 ways to register for Adult Education 1. Call , x2373/x Go to 102B (building B lobby) Call , x2368 for info about Workforce Solutions SUMMER

8 MORTON.EDU S. Central Ave Cicero, IL Look inside for our Summer non-credit programming. REGISTER TODAY! COMMUNITY Visit click on community service ADULT Call , x2373/x2374 or go to 102B CONTINUING Visit ed2go.com/morton or ed2go.com/morton-pro For more info about community, adult and continuing education programs visit morton.edu/community

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