1 CONTINUING AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION In EVERY workplace, there s a PROJECT TO MANAGE FALL 2015 CONTINUING AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION Classes offered throughout the quarter greenriver.edu/cce
2 NEW FALL CLASSES Project Management Certificate: Level 1 Develop the tools and techniques to deliver quality products on time and within budget. page 9 Paralegal Certificate Build the knowledge and skills necessary for a career as a paralegal. Designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. page 8 SQL Server Certificate Get hands-on training in the design, creation and programming of SQL server databases as they exist in business settings. page 13 HR Essentials For Managers Learn the basic HR laws and practices managers and supervisors need to know to be successful. page 7 Smartphones and Tablets Learn to use your mobile devices with confidence! Introduction to Smartphones and Tablets Smartphones and Tablets, Intermediate page 21 Calligraphy Made Easy and Fun! Start with learning the basics of Uncial calligraphy lettering and then applying it to greeting cards, signs, or flyers. All supplies included! page 18 Sidewalk Chalk Art Watch, learn, and apply step-by-step techniques to draw a scenic picture on cement. For all skill levels. Supplies included. page 17 Creative Writing for Dreamers, Doers and Dabblers Designed for the inexperienced writer. Try your hand at writing clever or interesting short stories, blogs, newsletters, or brochure copy. page 24 Green River College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, genetic information or on any other unlawful basis. The college is committed to preventing and stopping discrimination, including harassment of any kind and any associated retaliatory behavior. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA , (253) To receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Disability Support Services at (253) , ext. 2631; TTY (253) Green River College has made reasonable efforts to provide information that is accurate at the time of publication. However, the college reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses, and fees. When feasible, changes will be announced prior to their effective dates, but the college assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of such changes. Nothing herein shall be construed to create any offer to contract or contractual rights. Limitation of Liability: The college s total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the college for those classes or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profits. Volume 14, No. 1 Continuing and Community Education schedule is published quarterly by Green River College, SE 320th Street Auburn, WA Periodicals postage paid at Auburn, WA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Green River College, SE 320th Street Auburn, WA
3 Table of Contents Education is a Lifelong Process Continuing and Community Education non-credit courses are for professional continuing education, job training, and personal enrichment. These are self-supporting courses, not supported by tax funds. Classes are held on campus and at a variety of other locations. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for most classes. Easy Ways To Register: Register and Pay Online greenriver.edu/cce Phone Auburn (253) ext 2535 Kent (253) ext 5000 Mail or Visit Send or bring your registration form with payment to: Green River College Continuing and Community Education WT Building SE 320th Street Auburn, WA Kent Campus 417 Ramsay Way, Suite 112 Kent, WA Use your Visa, MasterCard, AmEx or Discover card for phone, mail and online registration. Hours: Auburn: Kent Campus: Monday-Thursday, 9:00a-7:30p Friday and breaks, 9:00a-5p Monday-Thursday, 7:30a-6:30p Friday and breaks, 7:30a-5p Prime Time Program (for mature learners)...4 Business and Professional Development Accounting and Finance...5 Communication...5 Human Resources...6 Leadership and Supervision...7 Legal... 8 Mediation...8 Project Management...9 Small Business Development...9 Computers Computer Basics...10 Microsoft QuickBooks...12 SQL...13 Web and Graphic Production Online The Center for Legal Studies...14 ed2go...15 Online Career Training...16 UGotClass...16 Work Related Health...16 Real Estate...16 Vocational...17 Lifelong Learning Creative Arts and Crafts Dance and Fitness...19 Health In a Class By Itself Language and Culture...21 Money Matters...22 Music...22 Outdoors...23 Writing...24 Accelerate Your Business Success Green River College s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers FREE business advising to help local businesses achieve greater success. Call us for: Business Funding Business Plans Marketing Plans Social Media Marketing Financial Projections Financial Analysis Export Assistance Government greenriver.edu/cce Contracting (253) Ext
4 Prime Time Institute is a program for active adult learners. Members enjoy stimulating, intellectual learning through short noncredit courses, discussion groups, social activities, and educational tours. With college administrative support, the members are the driving force behind the program and participate in providing suggestions for future classes, instructors, topics of interest, and educational tours. Membership is open to adults 55 and older. Yearly membership fee is $45 per person and entitles you to a discount on Prime Time classes and other benefits. If you are not a member, you are still welcome to attend at the non-member class fee. Prime Time Membership Benefits Interesting short-term classes and educational tours at a lower cost than non-members Membership socials, luncheons, and guest lectures Special invitations to campus lectures and programs at no charge 10% discount on most Continuing Education courses PRIME TIME I N S T I T U T E Fall 2015 Class Schedule Competing Cultural Values in American Society Tuesday, September 29 & October a.m. Location: Room 322, Kent Campus, 417 Ramsay Way Presenter: Rich Elfers Cultural values are ideas about what is good, right, fair, and just. American culture has been carried along by attitudes and beliefs we grew up with (or absorbed unconsciously), but what are real vs. ideal cultural values? How might they conflict with each other? Join us as we discuss seeing our culture through differing perspectives. Member Fee: $39 (Register for P300) Non-Member Fee: $49 (Register for P305) The Migration of the Amazing Monarch Butterfly Monday, October a.m. Location: Room 322, Kent Campus, 417 Ramsay Way Presenter: Danny Najera The Monarch Butterfly is one of the most beautiful and majestic of butterflies on the planet today. But the real thrill is understanding the mystery of their annual migration. How do they know where to go and what tree to roost in every year when they've not been there before? Danny Najera, Green River College biologist and entomology enthusiast, will discuss the 4 stages of their life cycle, migration pattern, conservation efforts, agricultural issues, and current research on this fascinating creature. Member Fee: $20 (Register for P310) Non-Member Fee: $30 (Register for P315) Young Orson Welles and the Broadcast that Shocked the Nation! Friday, October a.m. Location: Room 322, Kent Campus, 417 Ramsay Way Presenter: John Jensen, Former Radio Broadcaster and Audio/Video Historian Who was this young man that took Broadway and radio by storm in the 30's? Come hear about the early years of Orson Welles; his controversial stage plays and early radio dramas. Subsequently, on an October 30, 1938 radio broadcast, Orson Welles aired his unforgettable version of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds and the country feared they were being attacked by alien invasion. Learn what led up to it, the conditions during it, the public panic aftermath, and how new restrictions were put in place. Member Fee: $25 (Register for P320) Non-Member Fee: $35 (Register for P325) The Holocaust Center for Humanity Wednesday, November 4 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Location: Meet bus at Family of Grace Lutheran Church th Ave. S.E., Auburn Come with us as we visit the newly opened Holocaust Center for Humanity. We'll have a guided tour through this unique museum where we'll see artifacts and exhibits exploring human-rights issues told through the stories and pictures of local Holocaust survivors. There will also be a speaker sharing their personal story with us about this horrific event. Member Fee: $39 (Register for P330) Non-Member Fee: $49 (Register for P335) Reconstructing America: Tuesday, December a.m. Location: Room 322, Kent Campus, 417 Ramsay Way Presenter: Steve Kieta Americans reconstructed their society after suffering through the Great Depression and World War II. Reconstruction took various forms: wounded veterans healing their bodies/minds; the baby boom repopulated families; suburban growth created new communities; the GI Bill helped restructure the work force; and more. Join us as we learn from our past what has impacted our present. Member Fee: $20 (Register for P340) Non-Member Fee: $30 (Register for P345 Call (253) Ext to register! 4
5 Business and Professional Development Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Business And Professional Development Accounting And Finance Accounting Basics: An Introduction For Non-Accounting Majors This course will help you navigate your way around the accounting world by providing the basic steps associated with the accounting cycle. Topics: the accounting cycle; journal entries and T-accounts; Trial Balances; the four financial statements; adjusting entries; closing entries; financial statement analysis; and computerized systems. Petty cash, internal controls and bank reconciliations will also be discussed. No prior accounting experience necessary. Text included. Fee $299 CEUs: 1.8 Y401 Sauvageau T Kent-321 MW 6-9p Class begins 10/19/15 and ends 11/04/15. Understanding Budgets Learn budgeting fundamentals that will provide you with a solid understanding of budgeting and prepare you to make sound financial decisions. Topics include cash and master budgets; reviewing and analyzing budgets; justification and approval; operating budgets; manufacturing budgets; variances, forecasts and action plans; and capital budgets. Participants will also devise an action plan to solve a problem identified during a variance analysis. Course examples apply to all businesses. Text included. Fee $169 CEUs:.7 Y402 Sauvageau T Kent-321 MW 5:30-9p Class begins 10/12/15 and ends 10/14/15. NEED QUICKBOOKS TRAINING? See our Quickbooks for Small Business classes on page 12. Speak Better English - For Non-Native Speakers Discover how to speak clearly and expressively on the phone, in meetings, in job interviews and when giving presentations. No matter what your first language, in this class, you'll learn advanced techniques (beyond ESL) for pronouncing with an American accent by using the methods of radio and TV broadcasters to sound decisive and confident. Instructor has trained people from more than 40 countries to gain respect and speak with confidence. Even your young children will be impressed with your English. Fee $139 CEUs:.6 Y406 Buschmohle M Kent-321 MW 6-9p Class begins 11/16/15 and ends 11/18/15. Worktalk: Communicate Successfully On The Job This is a complete course in workplace communications. Topics include creating a great first impression; using your voice and speaking techniques to sound authoritative; writing clear and business documents; listening techniques; handling complaints confidently; saying no; giving effective feedback; being assertive to confront problems; and making meetings more productive and satisfying. Bring a communication problem you are facing at work, with a neighbor, or with a company, and be ready to tackle it in class. Fee $139 CEUs:.6 Y407 Buschmohle M Kent-321 TTh 6-9p Class begins 11/10/15 and ends 11/12/15. 3EASY ways to REGISTER Communication Business Grammar Review Achieve professional proficiency in your business writing. Review current grammar rules, sentence structure, usage, punctuation, style issues and reinforce this knowledge through class exercises and activities. This review will help you achieve professional proficiency whether you're writing creatively, personally or on the job. Fee $139 CEUs:.6 Y403 Staples J Kent-321 TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/20/15 and ends 10/22/15. Emotional Work Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to identify your emotions and the emotions of others a valuable skill in the workplace. In this course, you will develop competencies that help you build positive relationships, achieve greater success and increase your effectiveness. You'll also examine how emotions affect behavior and how those behaviors impact your relationships with others. Scientifically-proven techniques, tools and practices to reduce stress and improve performance will be discussed. Text included. Fee $249 CEUs:.9 Y404 Singer R Kent-320 MW 6-9p Class begins 11/30/15 and ends 12/07/15. Grant Writing Basics Increase your chances for grant writing success! Primarily designed for non-profits, this introduction to grant writing will help you identify your need, research the best potential funders, make pre-proposal contact with funders and write the application. Topics include locating private and governmental funding sources, writing a need statement and evaluating proposals. Fee $79 CEUs:.6 Y405 Mork-Obrien ZWC-107 Sa 9a-3:30p Class begins 11/07/15 and ends 11/07/15. greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext Online Register and pay online at greenriver.edu/cce 2. Phone Auburn (253) ext 2535 Kent (253) ext Visit Go to the CCE Office on any campus. Green River accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Check or exact cash accepted in person or by mail. 5
6 Business and Professional Development Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Human Resources HR Generalist Certificate 8 Class Series As an HR Generalist, you are expected to be an expert in every human resource function. Our HR Generalist Certificate Program prepares you to effectively serve in the HR Generalist role and equips you with the knowledge and tools needed in today s workplace. This program is approved for 36 clock hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute. Earn the Certificate by taking the courses individually, or register for the series and save! Fee $499 CEUs: 3.6 Certificate includes the following classes: Introduction to HR/General Business Basics...page 6 Federal and State Labor Laws...page 6 Recruitment and Selection...page 6 Compensation and Benefits...page 6 Employee and Labor Relations...page 6 Health, Safety and Security...page 6 Training and Development...page 6 Payroll Process, HRMS, Recordkeeping & Reporting...page 6 Y408 Lackman, V Auburn Center TTh 6-9 pm Class begins 10/13/15 and ends 11/19/15. Introduction To HR/General Business Basics In this course, you will discover how HR functions within an organization and learn about the specific role of the HR Generalist. We will discuss the typical duties HR Generalists are responsible for and how they can have a positive influence on an organization. We will also evaluate common scenarios HR professionals deal with and define the characteristics of successful HR Generalists. Fee $69 CEUs:.3 Y409 Lackman V Aub Center T 6-9p Class begins 10/13/15 and ends 10/13/15. Federal And State Labor Laws Legal compliance is a critical task for Human Resources. Learn the most common Federal and State labor laws and why it is critical for the Human Resources Generalist to know them. We will also discuss the steps HR Generalists can take to keep themselves and their organizations out of trouble. Other topics include the role of the EEOC and responding to EEOC claims, identifying sexual harassment and training your managers to reduce sexual harassment claims. Fee $119 CEUs:.6 Y410 Lackman V Aub Center TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/15/15 and ends 10/20/15. Recruitment And Selection Recruiting and selecting the best employee for your organization is one of the most important things you will do as an HR Generalist. Topics include creating a job description and job analysis for the position you are recruiting for; strategies for finding candidates; interviewing techniques to select the best person for the job; and keeping the hiring process fair and legal. Fee $119 CEUs:.6 Y411 Lackman V Aub Center TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/22/15 and ends 10/27/15. Compensation And Benefits Compensation and benefit programs are key factors in attracting and retaining the right talent for your organization. We'll review different types of compensation systems, compliance with the FLSA and other labor laws, how to determine exempt vs. non-exempt status and various types of benefits as part of a total compensation package. You will also learn how understanding motivational theory can help you design your programs for the needs of your workforce. Fee $119 CEUs:.6 Y412 Lackman V Aub Center TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/29/15 and ends 11/03/15. Employee And Labor Relations The role of an HR Generalist in employee and labor relations is to provide support for employees and managers in labor contract administration, grievances, discipline and performance management. Resolving employee complaints and keeping employees motivated are crucial to an organization. In this course, you will learn several strategies for maintaining a respectful working relationship between employees, managers and labor unions. Fee $119 CEUs:.6 Y413 Lackman V Aub Center TTh 6-9p Class begins 11/05/15 and ends 11/10/15. Health, Safety And Security Human Resources professionals play an important role in ensuring employee health and safety. In this class, you will learn the aspects of workplace health and how to respond to employee concerns. We will also review the roles of OSHA and WISHA, discuss ways to manage L&I claims and gain tips on preparing for and dealing with violence in the workplace. Fee $69 CEUs:.3 Y414 Lackman V Aub Center Th 6-9p Class begins 11/12/15 and ends 11/12/15. Training And Development Training and developing staff is an important function in the HR Generalist's role. In this course, you will identify how and why adults learn and discover tips for keeping them engaged and interested in the learning process. Other topics include how to perform needs assessments, which help organizations identify their unique training needs by finding the gaps in their strategies and how to select appropriate training and development activities based on the assessment results. Fee $69 CEUs:.3 Y415 Lackman V Aub Center T 6-9p Class begins 11/17/15 and ends 11/17/15. Payroll Process, HRMS, Recordkeeping & Reporting The evolution of technology has changed the way HR manages many of its functions, including payroll. In this class you will learn the basics of the payroll process and the role the HR Generalist plays in payroll. You will learn how using a Human Resources Management System can save time and money for your organization. This class will also give you an understanding of state and federal recordkeeping requirements, what to keep in a personnel file and important HR technology terminology. Fee $69 CEUs:.3 Y416 Lackman V Aub Center Th 6-9p Class begins 11/19/15 and ends 11/19/15. 6 REGISTER TODAY!
7 Business and Professional Development Leadership And Supervision HR Essentials For Managers This course is designed to provide an overview of the basic HR laws and practices managers and supervisors need to know to be successful. Topics include employment laws, legally hiring and firing and navigating FMLA and leave laws. As the saying goes, sometimes you don t know what you don t know, and that can result in costly legal problems for the employer and the supervisor. This class will give you the basic foundation to manage the supervisory HR functions successfully. Fee $139 CEUs:.4 Y417 Lackman V Aub Center F 8a-4p Class begins 10/23/15 and ends 10/23/15. Supervision Certificate 6 Class Series Develop your leadership, communication, motivation and problem solving skills with the Supervision Certificate. Through a series of six courses, you will acquire the interpersonal skills needed to interact successfully in a supervisory role. Earn the certificate by taking the courses individually, or register for the series and save! Fee $699 CEUs: 3.6 Certificate includes the following classes: Working With Difficult People...page 7 Developing Your Leadership Style...page 7 Getting The Most From Your Meetings...page 7 Motivating For Success...page 7 Working Smarter...page 7 Problem-Solving And Decision-Making Strategies...page 7 Y418 Johnson, S Kent-320 MW 6-9 pm Class begins 10/12/15 and ends 11/23/15. (No class 11/11/15) Developing Your Leadership Style Learn how to capitalize on your personal leadership style to achieve workplace goals! In this course, you'll identify your leadership through personal assessment; learn the difference between leadership and management; recognize the "being" and "doing" of leadership; and develop the innate motivating techniques that transform employee attitudes and enhance cooperation and teamwork. Other topics include understanding the leadership management balance and SMART goal development. Fee $149 CEUs:.6 Y420 Johnson S Kent-320 MW 6-9p Class begins 10/19/15 and ends 10/21/15. Getting The Most From Your Meetings In this course, discover why some meetings fail and learn proven techniques for making meetings more productive. Gain tips related to the four essentials of productive meetings: planning, participating, presenting and producing. Other topics: meeting formats and when to vary them; responding to conflict in a meeting; and meeting follow-through. A key component of this course is utilizing effective communication strategies before, during and after your meetings. Fee $149 CEUs:.6 Y421 Johnson S Kent-320 MW 6-9p Class begins 10/26/15 and ends 10/28/15. Motivating For Success Want more creative, motivated employees who are eager to work hard and satisfy internal and external customers? In this course, discover what motivates people, how to resuscitate motivation and how personality affects motivation. You'll also learn how to give clear and motivating directions, set realistic and achievable standards and provide effective feedback, which praises good results and corrects unsatisfactory performance. Fee $149 CEUs:.6 Y422 Johnson S Kent-320 MW 6-9p Class begins 11/02/15 and ends 11/04/15. Working Smarter Time is a valuable resource that can be costly to a company when wasted. In this course, you'll learn communication strategies to minimize time loss, evaluate personal and organizational time-wasters, learn to establish meaningful priorities and determine ways to deal with disruptions and unanticipated drains on time. Additional topics include schedule planning, prioritizing, delegation and large project completion. Fee $149 CEUs:.6 Y423 Johnson S Kent-320 M 6-9p Class begins 11/09/15 and ends 11/16/15. Problem-Solving And Decision-Making Strategies Creative problem-solving and effective decision-making skills are essential in today's workplace. Through the use of real-life case studies, discover four primary problem-solving tools, learn a format for group problemsolving, methods for effective decision-making and techniques to minimize conflict and dissension. The course concludes with an interactive problemsolving group exercise. Concepts taught in this class can be applied to all facets of life. Fee $149 CEUs:.6 Y424 Johnson S Kent-320 MW 6-9p Class begins 11/18/15 and ends 11/23/15. Working With Difficult People We all encounter "difficult" people. Whether you're a supervisor, a customer service professional or you have a challenging coworker, it's important to know how to rise above your initial emotional reaction and turn negative situations into positive outcomes. Topics include understanding why we label people as difficult; types of difficult people; tools and techniques for resolving issues; coping strategies for the effects of difficult people; conflict management strategies; and practical application. Fee $149 CEUs:.6 Y419 Johnson S Kent-320 MW 6-9p Class begins 10/12/15 and ends 10/14/15. YOU CAN FIND US ON THE WEB! View our online catalog at: greenriver.edu/cceschedule greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext
8 Business and Professional Development Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Legal Paralegal Certificate Mediation Restorative Dialogue Restorative Dialogue is a collaborative, peace-building approach to conflict resolution using a variety of settings. The restorative processes are increasingly being used in schools to address conflict, build understanding and strengthen relationships. Fee $140 CEUs:.8 M201 Bannister B Kent-325 W 8:30a-5p Class begins 09/30/15 and ends 09/30/15. M202 Bannister B Kent-325 T 8:30a-5p Class begins 12/15/15 and ends 12/15/15. Resolving Conflict No one likes conflict, whether it's a brief negative encounter, repeated fighting or an ongoing feud. Learn to analyze and understand why we're in conflict with others and what steps we can take to improve relationships. Fee $240 CEUs: 1.6 M203 Bannister B Kent-325 F 8:30a-5p Class begins 10/09/15 and ends 10/16/15. M204 Bannister B Kent-325 F 8:30a-5p Class begins 11/13/15 and ends 11/20/15. Advanced Conflict Resolution This one day workshop focuses on a deeper understanding and obtaining greater skill in analyzing a conflict situation drawn from workplace or other contexts. Prerequisite: Developing & Implementing Collaborative Work Strategies workshop or Basic Mediation Training course. Fee $140 CEUs:.8 M205 Bannister B Kent-325 W 8:30a-5p Class begins 12/16/15 and ends 12/16/15. Our Paralegal Certificate Program builds the knowledge and skills necessary for a career as a paralegal. You will be trained to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. This course is offered in partnership with the nationally acclaimed Center for Legal Studies. For course details, required textbooks, and class dates and times, please visit Certificate Programs at greenriver.edu/cce, or call Continuing Education at ext Fee $1,289 CEUs: 8.4 Y426 Staff ZWC-105 TTh 5:30-9p ZWC-105 Sa 8a-4p Class begins 10/13/15 and ends 12/10/15. (No class 11/24 and 11/26) Paralegal Certificate Information Session Join us for a FREE information session to learn more about the paralegal profession and our new Paralegal Certificate. Registration required. Free. Y425 Staff ZWC-105 Th 7-8p Class begins 9/24/15 and ends 9/24/15. Interested in TEACHING? Share your knowledge and expertise as a part-time Continuing Education instructor. We offer daytime, evening and weekend classes. Qualifications: Experienced with proposed subject matter Enjoy sharing knowledge with others Excellent references Training/teaching experience preferred Submit your resumé and cover letter to or submit a course proposal via greenriver.edu/teachforus. ONLINE LEGAL TRAINING We also offer online legal courses, including the Advanced Paralegal Certificate. For more information, see the advertisement on page 14 or visit legalstudies.com/schools/grc.html. 8 REGISTER TODAY!
9 Business and Professional Development Project Management Project Management Certificate: Level 1 3 Class Series Managing Project Communication and Team Dynamics Communication and effective teamwork are critical but often overlooked components of effective project management. In this interactive class you will develop essential skills for project management success. Create a project communication plan, learn to use communication tools and techniques and discover best practices for managing a project team. Prerequisite: Principles of Project Management or equivalent. See website for required textbook. Fee $269 CEUs: 1.2 Y430 Yoemans D Kent-320 TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/27/15 and ends 11/05/15. Project Planning And Scheduling A comprehensive project plan and a precise schedule are necessary components of a project. Topics include planning and scheduling techniques to establish the timeline of a project and move it forward, building an accurate, resource-driven project schedule and creating a realistic budget. You will also prepare project planning documents and create processes for risk management, change management and quality control. Prerequisite: Principles of Project Management or equivalent. See website for required textbooks. Fee $409 CEUs: 1.8 Y431 Yoemans D Kent-320 TTh 6-9p Class begins 11/10/15 and ends 12/01/15. Learn the tools and techniques for delivering projects on time and within budget! Our Level 1 courses provide a broad overview of project management, review two of the project management processes (initiating and planning) and conclude with project communication. The Certificate was developed by local experts and is based on the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). It is designed to help you develop practical, real-world skills to enhance your career and improve your workplace. The Certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually, or register for the series and save! Fee $799 CEUs: 4.2 For required textbooks and pre-course reading assignment, please visit Certificate Programs at greenriver.edu/cce, or call Continuing Education at ext Certificate includes: Principles of Project Management...page 9 Managing Project Communication and Team Dynamics...page 9 Project Planning and Scheduling...page 9 Y428 Yoemans D Kent-320 TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/13/15 and ends 12/1/15. Project Management Certificate: Level 1 Information Session Join us for a FREE information session, where our project management instructor will discuss the project management industry, a day in the life of a project manager and Green River s new Project Management Certificate Program. Registration required. Free. Y427 Yoemans D Kent-320 T 7-8p Class begins 9/22/15 and ends 9/22/15. Principles Of Project Management Developing A Business Plan This foundation course examines the project management This hands-on session is designed to help you create a working business framework including key terminology, project management context, plan for starting or managing your business. Through engaging writing project management processes, project life cycle and organizational exercises and group brainstorming, take your business ideas further than design. Tools and techniques that are critical during the initiating you thought possible. While traditional business plan formats will be process will be emphasized. Obtain hands-on practice such as reviewing discussed, the focus of this class is to help you develop and sharpen your a Statement of Work, identifying stakeholders and conducting business own business ideas to give you the greatest chance at success. case analysis. See website for required textbooks and pre-course reading Fee $59 CEUs:.3 assignment. Fee $269 CEUs: 1.2 Y436 Davis K Kent-324 Th 6-9p Y429 Yoemans D Kent-320 TTh 6-9p Class begins 11/19/15 and ends 11/19/15. Class begins 10/13/15 and ends 10/22/15. greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext Small Business Development How To Start A Successful Business - 4 Class Series Take the series of four small business start-up classes listed below for a savings of $67. Fee $169 CEUs: 1.2 Y432 Davis K Kent-324 Th 6-9p Class begins 10/29/15 and ends 11/19/15. Business Startup And Management This class will help you plan the start-up of a new business. Learn strategic and tactical keys to success such as assessing your resources, identifying your business personality, developing your concept, protecting your assets through proper business structure and understanding the necessary licenses and taxes. Fee $59 CEUs:.3 Y433 Davis K Kent-324 Th 6-9p Class begins 10/29/15 and ends 10/29/15. Business Marketing Learn the basics of making strategic marketing decisions and building an integrated marketing plan. Utilizing a practical and repeatable process, you'll learn about important concepts such as pricing, distribution, messaging and message delivery--and how to base all of those decisions on your customer profile, product advantages and competition. Fee $59 CEUs:.3 Y434 Davis K Kent-324 Th 6-9p Class begins 11/05/15 and ends 11/05/15. Business Financial Management Effective financial management is your key to small business success. Learn to read basic financial statements and concentrate on your key financial priorities. Understand how to use the cash-flow cycle to your business' advantage and utilize important benchmarks for maximizing your daily results. This class is crucial to your small business education. Fee $59 CEUs:.3 Y435 Davis K Kent-324 Th 6-9p Class begins 11/12/15 and ends 11/12/15.
10 Computers Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Computers About Computer and Technology Programs Prerequisites Most computer classes list prerequisites, which are the basic skills and knowledge students must have prior to taking the class. Instructors will not use class time to cover prerequisite material. If you have questions about prerequisites, please contact Continuing Education at (253) ext Textbooks Many of our computer classes utilize textbooks. Textbooks will be distributed in class, unless otherwise noted. (Note: Some computer courses do not use textbooks.) USB Flash Drive We highly recommend bringing a USB flash drive (minimum 2 GB) to computer classes, so you can save your files for review outside of class. (Note: Not all classes have downloadable files.) Computer Basics Computer Fundamentals This course will provide you with the necessary skills to operate a personal computer. Topics include basic computer hardware, including the keyboard, mouse, monitor and memory; the Windows Operating System; files and folders; ; and the Internet. You'll also learn common computer terminology, tips and tricks and gain hands-on experience in a relaxed setting. After this course, you'll be ready for more advanced topics. This course does not cover Apple-specific skills, terms or hardware. Text included. Fee $139 CEUs:.7 Y437 Berkley W Kent-273 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/02/15 and ends 10/02/15. Y438 Larson G Kent-273 TTh 5:30-9p Class begins 12/01/15 and ends 12/03/15. YOU CAN FIND US ON THE WEB! View our online catalog at: greenriver.edu/cceschedule Microsoft Supervision Certificate 6 Class Series Microsoft Office 2013 Essentials Certificate 5 Class Series Discover the value of Microsoft Office 2013 in this five session program! You ll gain hands-on experience with Microsoft Office s most popular applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, , presentations and databases. Upon completion of this Certificate, you will be ready for our Level 2 Microsoft Office courses. The Certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually, or register for the series and save! Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Textbooks included. Fee $499 CEUs: 3.5 Certificate includes the following classes: Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1... page 12 Microsoft Outlook page 11 Microsoft PowerPoint page 11 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1... page 11 Microsoft Access 2013 Level 1... page 11 Y439 Staff Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/9/15 and ends 11/6/15. Microsoft Access Class Series Discover the power of Access 2013 by taking the Access Series. Series includes Levels 1, 2 and 3 at a discounted price! Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $369 CEUs: 2.1 Y440 Minnis J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 11/06/15 and ends 11/20/15. Microsoft Access 2013 Level 1 Establish a foundational understanding of Access 2013 in the Level 1 course. Topics include creating a simple database; organizing and managing data stored within Access tables; using queries to join, sort and filter data from different tables; creating advanced queries; creating and formatting custom reports; and customizing Access configuration options. Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $149 CEUs:.7 Y441 Minnis J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 11/06/15 and ends 11/06/15. Microsoft Access 2013 Level 2 Expand your knowledge with Access 2013, so you can create a robust, functional database for your users! Topics include designing a relational database; joining tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables; organizing a database for efficiency and performance and maintaining data integrity; sharing data among Access and other applications; customizing reports to organize the displayed information; and producing specific print layouts. Prerequisite: Access Level 1 or equivalent experience. Text included. Fee $149 CEUs:.7 Y442 Minnis J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 11/13/15 and ends 11/13/ REGISTER TODAY!
11 Computers Microsoft Access 2013 Level 3 Round out your knowledge by learning about advanced Access features. Topics include customizing a form layout to improve usability and efficiency of data entry; adding user interface features to validate data entry; using macros; organizing data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy; locking down and preparing the database for distribution to multiple users; and creating and modifying a database switchboard. Prerequisite: Access Level 2 or equivalent experience. Text included. Fee $149 CEUs:.7 Y443 Minnis J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 11/20/15 and ends 11/20/15. Microsoft Excel Class Series Capture the power of Excel 2013 by taking the Excel Series. Series includes Levels 1, 2 and 3 at a discounted price! Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $369 CEUs: 2.1 Y444 Larson G Kent-255 TTh 5:30-9p Class begins 10/06/15 and ends 10/22/15. Y448 Larson G Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/30/15 and ends 11/13/15. Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1 Gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel 2013 that's necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets. Topics include navigating a worksheet, entering and editing data, including formulas; and entering functions and modifying and formatting worksheets. You will also learn how to create and format charts, add graphics, work with conditional formatting, create templates and print worksheets. Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $149 CEUs:.7 Y445 Larson G Kent-255 TTh 5:30-9p Class begins 10/06/15 and ends 10/08/15. Y449 Larson G Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/30/15 and ends 10/30/15. Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2 Build upon your foundational knowledge of Microsoft Excel and learn how to extract actionable data. Topics include viewing and printing large worksheets; linking worksheets and workbooks; constructing 3-D formulas; advanced formatting; sorting and filtering data; working with tables; outlining and consolidating data; saving workbooks as web pages; using hyperlinks; auditing and protecting data; using templates and much more! Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience. Text included. Fee $149 CEUs:.7 Y446 Larson G Kent-255 TTh 5:30-9p Class begins 10/13/15 and ends 10/15/15. Y450 Larson G Kent-274 F 8a-4p Class begins 11/06/15 and ends 11/06/15. Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3 Get the most from your Excel experience and unleash your power! Topics include constructing advanced functions and formulas; using lookup functions; validating cell entries and advanced filtering; creating data tables; advanced charting; working with PivotTables and PivotCharts; exporting and importing data; utilizing analytical tools, including creating scenarios and using Goal Seek; running and recording macros; and much more! Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience. Text included. Fee $149 CEUs:.7 Y447 Larson G Kent-255 TTh 5:30-9p Class begins 10/20/15 and ends 10/22/15. Y451 Larson G Kent-274 F 8a-4p Class begins 11/13/15 and ends 11/13/15. Microsoft Outlook 2013 Utilize Outlook 2013 to manage your communications, calendar events, contact information, tasks, and notes. Topics include composing messages; attaching files; reading and responding to ; managing and organizing ; scheduling appointments and meetings; creating, managing and updating contact information; scheduling tasks; creating notes; and customizing the Outlook environment. Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee: $139 CEUs:.7 Y452 Larson G Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/16/15 and ends 10/16/15. Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Capture your audience's attention by using the vast array of features in PowerPoint 2013! In this course, you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals and deliver it with a punch. Topics include developing a PowerPoint presentation; performing advanced text editing; adding graphical elements; modifying objects; adding tables and charts; and delivering your presentation. Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $139 CEUs:.7 Y453 Minnis J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/23/15 and ends 10/23/15. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013: Site User Collaborate with colleagues more effectively with Microsoft SharePoint. SharePoint is a flexible technology that enhances the communication and productivity of work groups through a web-based environment. In this course, you'll learn about and use a SharePoint Team Site; work with documents, content, libraries, lists and filters; configure your profile; integrate with Microsoft Office; and synchronize and access data from a mobile device. Prerequisite: Windows proficiency and MS Office. Text included. Fee $199 CEUs:.7 Y454 Heighton J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 12/04/15 and ends 12/04/15. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013: Site Owner Learn how to create, configure and manage a SharePoint Team Site, so your office can collaborate more effectively. Topics include creating a new site; adding and configuring libraries and lists; configuring site settings, navigation and search; assigning permissions and access rights; and configuring content roll-up, summary links and a site map. Prerequisite: SharePoint Foundations 2013: Site User or working knowledge of SharePoint Text included. Fee $199 CEUs:.7 Y455 Heighton J Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 12/11/15 and ends 12/11/15. Microsoft Windows 8: Transition From Windows 7 Explore Windows 8 and its user-friendly features. Topics include using the Start Screen, Live Tiles, Hot Corners, Charm Bar, OneDrive and many others. Learn how to manage apps and programs, how to customize the Start Screen and desktop areas, along with the many shortcuts available. This course will primarily use the desktop and mouse for navigation, but will also incorporate elements of the touch screen. Prerequisite: Students should have experience with the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. Text included. Fee $89 CEUs:.4 Y456 Larson G Kent-273 Th 5-9p Class begins 10/01/15 and ends 10/01/15. greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext
12 Computers Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Microsoft Word Class Series Experience all the powerful features of Word 2013 by taking the Word Series. Series includes levels 1, 2 and 3 at a discounted price! Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $349 CEUs: 2.1 Y457 Berkley W Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/09/15 and ends 10/23/15. Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Create professional looking documents and have fun doing it! Topics include identifying components of the Word interface; creating new documents; finding, selecting and modifying text; formatting text and paragraphs; adding tables; managing lists; inserting graphic objects; applying design and layout options to pages; using proofreading tools; and customizing the Word environment. Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $139 CEUs:.7 Y458 Berkley W Kent-255 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/09/15 and ends 10/09/15. Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2 Expand your knowledge and increase your efficiency as you learn to create more complex documents. Topics include working with tables and charts; customizing formats using styles and themes; using images; creating graphic elements; inserting content using Quick Parts; controlling text flow; adding building blocks and updatable fields; and using templates, mail merges and macros. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Text included. Fee $139 CEUs:.7 Y459 Berkley W Kent-274 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/16/15 and ends 10/16/15. Microsoft Word 2013 Level 3 Advanced features of Word 2013 enable you to revise, manage, collaborate and secure your business documents. Topics include comparing documents; merging changes; reviewing tracked changes; adding reference marks; bookmarks, hyperlinks, footnotes and citations; managing long documents; inserting tables of contents; managing outlines; securing documents; adding a digital signature; creating and manipulating forms and more. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 2 or equivalent experience. Text included. Fee $139 CEUs:.7 Y460 Berkley W Kent-274 F 8a-4p Class begins 10/23/15 and ends 10/23/15. What's In Microsoft Office 2013 Learn new common features of Office 2013! Topics include storing, sharing and accessing work "in the cloud"; PDF editing and new table and graphic controls in Word; the new Flash Fill functionality, quick analysis tool, charts and templates in Excel; Start Page themes, motion paths and online sharing in PowerPoint; and consolidating contact lists, exploring built-in Social Connectors and the new Peek feature in Outlook. Prerequisite: previous experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Text included. Fee $89 CEUs:.4 Y461 Larson G Kent-255 T 5-9p Class begins 11/17/15 and ends 11/17/15. QuickBooks QuickBooks For Small Business - 2 Class Series Learn the right solutions for your type of business through the QuickBooks for Small Business Series! Series includes Levels 1 and 2 at a discounted price! Prerequisite: Students should know basic business practices and have Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $379 CEUs: 1.8 Y462 Bagocius M Kent-255 TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/27/15 and ends 11/12/15. QuickBooks For Small Business: Level 1 Learn about the tasks necessary for mastering the essentials of QuickBooks. Topics: setting up a company and chart of accounts; differences between balance sheets and profit and loss statements; creating customer invoices, credit card transactions and sales tax; exploring vendor bill payment methods; QuickBooks banking; transaction types and reports; and discussion of Washington State case studies. Prerequisite: Students should know basic business practices and have Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. Fee $249 CEUs: 1.2 Y463 Bagocius M Kent-255 TTh 6-9p Class begins 10/27/15 and ends 11/05/15. QuickBooks For Small Business: Level 2 In this course, you will learn a range of advanced skills, including how QuickBooks deals with inventory; how to work with balance sheets and accounts; how to run payroll; how to work with estimates and time tracking; and how to customize a variety of QuickBooks reports and forms. Prerequisite: QuickBooks For Small Business: Level 1 or equivalent. Text included. Fee $169 CEUs:.6 Y464 Bagocius M Kent-255 TTh 6-9p Class begins 11/10/15 and ends 11/12/15. 3EASY ways to REGISTER 1. Online Register and pay online at greenriver.edu/cce 2. Phone Auburn (253) ext 2535 Kent (253) ext Visit Go to the CCE Office on any campus. Green River accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Check or exact cash accepted in person or by mail. Get the most out of your class! Bring your USB flash drive to computer classes, so you can save your files for review outside of class. Not all classes have downloadable files. 12 REGISTER TODAY!
15 Online Green River College Accounting Fundamentals Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. Grammar Refresher Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches. Creating WordPress Websites Discover how to easily create blogs and websites with the popular, free WordPress.com platform. Introduction to Java Programming An experienced Java programmer introduces important Java topics with clear, step-by-step instructions. Introduction to Final Cut Pro X Keys to Effective Communication Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation. Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5 Learn to create state-of-the-art Web sites using modern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques. Spanish for Medical Professionals Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases. Using Social Media in Business Learn how to use the five most popular social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+ to grow and promote your business. Achieving Success with Difficult People Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors, or relatives. Keyboarding Learn how to touch-type or improve your existing typing skills using Keyboarding Pro 5. Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners Learn how to create your very own blog and add a podcast too using the tools that you already have available on your computer. How to Make Money From Your Writing You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here. Introduction to Illustrator CS6 Learn to design and draw vector art, work with shape gradients, and manipulate color images using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Writing Effective Grant Proposals Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Introduction to Photoshop CC Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CC, the world's best graphics program, to edit and process photos and create original images. Introduction to InDesign CC Learn how to use Adobe InDesign CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, ebooks, business materials and more. (253) Ext greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext
16 Online/Work Related Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Online Career Training Programs Online Learning Anytime, Anywhere Just a click away! Prepare for employment in some of today s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and self-paced online career Training Program. You can begin these Programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding Get the training you need to become an Administrative Medical Specialist (AMS), a medical receptionist, a scheduler, an insurance specialist, or a diagnostic or procedural coder. Freight Broker/Agent Training Become a part of the exciting trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries! This program will teach you everything you need to know to start your own freight business or become a freight agent. Search Engine Marketing Learn the essential components for understanding this unique and growing career field, including search engine optimization, pay-perclick marketing, and Web site copywriting. Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative Learn the skills necessary to become a certified pharmaceutical sales representative. The program covers pharmacology, medical terminology, physiology, and regulations for selling pharmaceuticals. Event Management and Design From planning to pyrotechnics, the Event Management and Design Online Training Program will teach you everything you need to know to create events that are truly special. Preston Bailey's Signature Wedding & Event Design Preston Bailey s Signature Wedding & Event Design course allows students to experience the step-by-step processes and techniques utilized by one of the globe's leading wedding and event experts, industry pioneer Preston Bailey. Solar Power Professional Learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic solar powered energy systems and gain the knowledge you'll need for an entry-level position with a dealer, installer, or other photovoltaic industry company Programs are available in the following areas: Business and Professional Healthcare and Fitness Management and Corporate Media and Design Hospitality and Gaming Skilled Trades & Industrial IT and Software Visit our site to learn more! UGotClass Online Certificates and Courses Looking to learn new skills in the comfort of your home? Check out the online certificates and courses offered by our partner, UGotClass. Following are just a few of the many offerings: Certificate in Data Analysis Certificate in Customer Service Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions emarketing Essentials Certificate For a complete list of courses and course descriptions, visit yougotclass.org/catalog-complete.cfm/greenriver Work Related Health HIV/AIDS Certification This program meets the HIV/AIDS education requirement mandated for certification by the Washington State Department of Health. Reference notebook available to check out. Fee $59 CEUs:.7 Y225 ARR ARR ARR Basic Life Support (BLS) For Health Care Professionals The BLS Health Care Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of health care professionals the ability to recognize several life threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Fee $69 CEUs:.45 Y228 Vernon J CH-102 Sa 8:30a-1p Class begins 10/24/15 and ends 10/24/15. Real Estate Real Estate Licensing Requirements - 3 Class Package-Online Washington State Department of Licensing requires 90 clock hours: Fundamentals 1, Fundamentals 2, and Sales Practices--register for item #8315. All three online classes must be taken in consecutive order. Practice exams and textbook included. Call Continuing Education at ext for more information. Fee $529. Online Package Includes: R EST 101 Real Estate Fundamentals 1 (3) R EST 102 Real Estate Fundamentals 2 (3) R EST 140 Real Estate Sales Practices (3) Online Courses Call Continuing Education at ext for more information. Fee $179 each course. R EST 120 Real Estate Law (3) 8343 ONLINE R EST 130 Residential Appraisal (3) 8347 ONLINE R EST 150 Real Estate Finance (3) 8355 ONLINE R EST 170 Real Estate Property Management (2) REGISTER TODAY!
17 Work Related/Lifelong Learning Vocational Training Flagger Training Training consists of classroom instruction and state certification in flagging, traffic control and safety. Upon successful completion, participants receive a picture ID card with certification valid for three years. Fee includes textbook. Must be at least 18 years of age. Bring lunch. Special arrangements can also be made for group training at your business location. Fee $60. Y341 Smith S Kent-222 F 8a-3:30p Class begins 09/18/15 and ends 09/18/15. Y339 Smith S ZWC-107 Sa 8a-3:30p Class begins 10/03/15 and ends 10/03/15. Y344 Smith S ZWC-107 Sa 8a-3:30p Class begins 11/07/15 and ends 11/07/15. Y347 Smith S Kent-222 F 8a-3:30p Class begins 12/11/15 and ends 12/11/15. Forklift-Truck Operator Certification (Saturday Class) This eight-hour course is designed to train operators for certification in sit-down counter-balanced forklift-trucks (light, medium and heavyduty). Students will have complete written and hands-on testing to meet OSHA, WISHA and L&I requirements. Class meets Department of Labor certification standards. Additional classes will be held on demand or at business locations. Forklift recertification (IVES) available for $ Call Continuing Education for more information. Fee $189. Y348 Levin E TT-412 Sa 8a-5p Class begins 10/17/15 and ends 10/17/15. Y350 Levin E TT-412 Sa 8a-5p Class begins 11/21/15 and ends 11/21/15. Forklift Operator Certification (Weekday Class) This 1-day course with Bottom Line Training Services (BLTS) includes a classroom session, written test, operational training time and one drive test on one of the following five types of forklifts: sit-down, counter-balanced; stand-up, stock picker, rider electric pallet jack and walkie-stacker electric pallet jack. Additional drive tests to certify on more than one type of forklift are an additional $99 per type. Forklift recertification (BLTS) available for $99. Fee $189 CEUs:.8 Y352 NW Handling W 7a-3:30p Class begins 09/23/15 and ends 09/23/15. Y353 NW Handling W 7a-3:30p Class begins 10/21/15 and ends 10/21/15. Y354 NW Handling W 7a-3:30p Class begins 11/18/15 and ends 11/18/15. WABO Welding Test Need to have a WABO Welding Certification? We offer certification tests for SMAW, FCAW, GMAW and GTAW. Structural plate tests only. Fee $150. Y380 Vesser E TT-603 Sa 8a-2p Test days: 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/15 Private Investigator Classes start in January! Develop new skills! The Private Investigation Program is a 108-hour training that meets two times a month for 5 months. You will then be prepared for and eligible to take the state licensing exam! Pest Control Operator Are you seeking a career in an ever-growing industry with good wages? Do you have a passion for helping people? If so, then working as a Pest Control Operator might be perfect for you! The pest control industry provides a variety of services to homeowners and businesses: locating, identifying, treating, catching, controlling and repelling pests while using IPM techniques. An industry professional will instruct this lecture/hands-on program as you learn basic principles of pest control and prepare for the licensing exam. Fee $799. Y360 Bensinger E WT-16 TTh 6-9p Bensinger E WT-16 Sa 9a-2:30p Class begins 10/06/15 and ends 12/10/15. Saturday classes: 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, and 12/5. Licensing exam with Washington State Department of Agriculture on Sat., 12/12, 9a-1p. Lifelong Learning Creative Arts And Crafts Sidewalk Chalk Art Where the sidewalk ends, chalk art begins. You've seen its growing popularity in the news, now try your hand at this unique art. Learn basic skills of chalk drawing/lettering on pavement using special vivid chalk colors. Watch, learn and apply step-by-step techniques to draw a scenic picture on cement or bring your own picture or design. Bring camera to capture your signed creation. All supplies included--leftovers available to take home. For all skill levels; minimum age (with adult supervision). Fee $49 CEUs:.3 Y105 Anderson N WT-16 Sa 9a-12p Class begins 10/17/15 and ends 10/17/15. Call Continuing and Community Education at ext for a brochure or visit investigation for specific class dates. greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext
18 Lifelong Learning Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Watercolor Painting Techniques The enjoyment of watercolor begins with learning how to handle the medium--the paint, the paper and the brush. We'll explore traditional and experimental watercolor techniques. Class includes discussion and evaluation of works in progress. All levels welcome. Materials list provided upon registration. Fee $125 CEUs: 1.4 Y100 Jensen P WT-16 W 6:30-8:30p Class begins 09/30/15 and ends 11/18/15. Drawing For Beginners Learn the basics of creating strong and accurate drawings in this fundamental class working from a variety of still-life objects. Exercises expose you to key concepts and artistic principles to accurately render line, shape, proportion and negative space. Explore various drawing media which includes pencil, pastel and charcoal. Materials list provided at time of registration. Fee $109 CEUs: 1.2 Y107 Parker C IVA-108 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/06/15 and ends 11/10/15. Secrets To Understanding Digital Photography Move beyond the "auto" mode of your digital camera and take great photos in any situation! Through this basic hands-on course, you will explore modern photography in simple, real world terms. You will learn about exposure, shutter speed, focus, flash, aperture, depth of field, ISO and much more. Class requirements include a digital camera (and user guide) that is capable of full manual control. Using Adobe Lightroom (and obtaining a free 30-day trial) will be discussed in class. Fee $129 CEUs: 1.4 Y110 Manthey S SH-155 T 6:30-8:50p Class begins 10/20/15 and ends 11/24/15. Secrets To Understanding Digital Photography: Level 2 Go beyond the basics! This class includes working with RAW images, advanced camera controls (exposure lock, spot meter, exposure compensation, advanced flash), using manual controls, shooting for HDR, retouching images in Lightroom or Photoshop and composition. Three outdoor shooting labs included. Fee $129 CEUs: 1.4 Y112 Manthey S SH-158 M 6:30-8:50p Class begins 10/19/15 and ends 11/23/15. Portrait Lighting: The Basics This class will provide you with the knowledge of how light works and includes the opportunity to work with studio lighting equipment, backdrops and models to produce professional-looking portraits. Topics include: studio/location considerations, backdrops, lighting equipment, modifiers and triggering devices, exposure and basic lighting methods. Class includes 2 hours of instruction and 3 hours of hands-on experience. Fee $105 CEUs:.5 Y117 Manthey S ZWC-104 Sa 10a-3:30p Class begins 11/21/15 and ends 11/21/15. Lightroom 6 And Photoshop: Bring Out The Best In Your Photographs Lightroom is Adobe's image management and enhancement program designed specifically for photographers. Lightroom makes managing, enhancing and sharing your photographs easy and efficient. Learn how to organize, back up, manage and enhance your images. Learn to integrate Lightroom and Photoshop or Elements. Includes an introduction to Photoshop. No prior experience with Lightroom is necessary; laptop computer recommended but not required. Free 30-day Lightroom trial available. Fee $109 CEUs: 1.0 Y115 Manthey S ZWC-104 Sa 9a-2p Class begins 11/07/15 and ends 11/14/15. The Art Of Photography: It's Not About The Camera Learn the art of photographic composition and move beyond the snapshot. Train your eye to find the beauty around you and capture it in a compelling artistic way. Photo enhancement techniques including HDR and portrait retouching will also be covered. Class will cover portrait, macro and landscape styles with weekly photo assignments and detailed critiques. Good working knowledge of your camera is required. Camera with manual control is recommended. Fee $125 CEUs: 1.25 Y119 Manthey S SH-355 Th 6:30-9p Class begins 10/22/15 and ends 11/19/15. Calligraphy Made Easy And Fun! Learn historical Uncial calligraphy lettering...then have fun playing with it! We'll start with the basics of this round and elegant hand; learn composition; design applications and processes; add variations to the style; and play with pen sizes, ink colors, paint and more! You'll create and complete your original design applied to a greeting card, sign, flyer or poster that can be one-of-a-kind or reproducible. All supplies included. For all skill levels; minimum age (registered with adult). Fee $99 CEUs:.10 Y103 Anderson N CH-201 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/20/15 and ends 11/17/15. Handcrafted Jewelry-Making Amaze your friends with gorgeous creations! Taught by an award-winning jewelry designer, you'll receive hands-on instruction and demonstration of basic techniques that will teach you about tools and types of materials, beads, gemstones, crimping, findings and color theory to produce designs you will love. Each week covers a particular skill and produces a finished product. A materials/supply list will be available after registration. Fee $99 CEUs: 1.0 Y165 Poortvliet H ZWC-104 T 7-9p Class begins 10/06/15 and ends 11/03/15. Advanced Jewelry Projects Do you want to go further in creating beautiful, unique jewelry? This class is for those who have already taken the basic Handcrafted Jewelry-Making class (or equivalent) and are ready for more: wire-work, metal-work, etc. Taught by an award-winning jewelry artist. A materials/supply list will be available after registration. Fee $99 CEUs: 1.0 Y167 Poortvliet H ZWC-104 T 7-9p Class begins 11/10/15 and ends 12/08/15. Fused Glass Ornaments/Tiles Celebrate the holidays by creating your own fused glass ornaments or tiles! This fun, 4-hour workshop is a great way for beginners to learn the basics of glass fusing. Students will learn to cut, design and fire up to 4 colorful glass ornaments to decorate the tree or tiles to give as gifts. A $95 material/firing fee per section paid to instructor in class. Project pick-up on Sunday. Class held off-campus at Blue Dog Art Studio. Fee $79 CEUs:.4 Y170 Wendt D Blue Dog Sa 9a-1p Class begins 10/24/15 and ends 10/24/ REGISTER TODAY!
19 Lifelong Learning Introduction To The Art Of Metal Sculpture Impress your friends and family with your unique artwork! Explore the basics of constructing beautiful metal structures for hanging or displaying. You will learn how to use welding and fabrication processes, heat coloring on metal and techniques for using different types of abrasives. You may choose a project from ideas provided by the instructor or use your own design (by instructor permission). Bring safety glasses and leather work gloves to class. Materials included. Fee $145 CEUs:.9 Y172 Dent J TT-603 Sa 3-6p Class begins 10/03/15 and ends 10/17/15. Dance/Fitness Line Dancing For Fun And Fitness! No dancing partner, no problem! You won't need one to enjoy the health benefits of line dancing. It's a great way to exercise, relieve stress, stimulate the mind and body, enjoy the variety of music and just have fun! We'll learn popular dances that include shuffles, slides and more! No experience needed and two left feet acceptable. Fee $59 CEUs:.5 Y200 Morrow A Covington CH M 6:10-7:10p Class begins 10/19/15 and ends 11/16/15. West Coast Swing Born on the West Coast! This smooth form of swing can be danced to almost any type of Blues, Rock & Roll, Country, Jazz or contemporary music. Singles and couples welcome. Fee $59 CEUs:.5 Y203 Morrow A Covington CH M 7:20-8:20p Class begins 10/19/15 and ends 11/16/15. Ballroom Dancing Level 1 Glide across the floor to all-time dance favorites like the Waltz, Fox Trot and Tango. The basic principles learned in Ballroom dancing can be applied to almost any type of music and dance. Whether you are preparing for a wedding, office party, cruise, anniversary or just want to have some fun, this class will help you become a confident dancer. Singles and couples welcome. Fee $59 CEUs:.5 Y205 Morrow A Covington CH M 8:30-9:30p Class begins 10/19/15 and ends 11/16/15. Belly Dancing For Fun And Fitness This beautiful Middle Eastern dance is low-impact, weight-bearing exercise and suitable for all ages and body types. You will increase your flexibility, stamina, circulation and balance as well as tone muscles while creating smooth, undulating movements. This class is a non-threatening, total body experience that everyone can benefit from and enjoy! Wear workout clothing. Fee $109 CEUs: 1.2 Y210 Lindland F OEB-9 W 6:30-8p Class begins 10/07/15 and ends 12/09/15. (No class 11/11 and 11/25) Pilates, Beginning Promote flexibility in your hips, knees and back joints through strengthening and stretching! This Pilates class is taught by a Physical Therapist Assistant/Certified Pilates Instructor and can help you create a healthy spine through postural techniques, core strength and stability, as well as improve body awareness, control and coordination. Pilates is for everyone...from young to old and deconditioned person to elite athlete. Bring water bottle, towel and yoga mat. Fee $85 CEUs:.8 Y215 Remington C OEB-9 M 6:15-7:15p Class begins 10/12/15 and ends 11/30/15. Pilates, Continued You've taken the basic Pilates class and know the 5 key principles -- now you want more. Let's take it up a notch! Try this continued class with more advanced moves to challenge your core, leg and arm strength as well as range of motion. Bring water bottle, towel and yoga mat. Fee $85 CEUs:.8 Y217 Remington C OEB-9 M 7:30-8:30p Class begins 10/12/15 and ends 11/30/15. Health Eat Your Way Healthy! - 5 Class Series Nutrition is more than simply eating organic spinach; it includes the food you eat, the food you avoid, how your body digests food and much more! This series will help you learn about nutrition and how it applies to YOU! Courses can be taken individually or as a series (save $46!). Fee $99 CEUs: 1.0 Y235 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/20/15 and ends 11/17/15. Nutrients And Digestion Nutrition is the interaction between our body and the food we eat with digestion being the key. In this class, you will learn about nutrients, understand the importance of digestion and discover where nutrition happens in our body. Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y236 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/20/15 and ends 10/20/15. Blood Sugar Balancing Sugar...the bittersweet irony. We need it, yet we can't have too much; at the same time we crave it, but over-indulge. You will learn details about saccharides, the mechanism of regulation, how we overload our system and what happens when imbalance occurs. Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y237 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/27/15 and ends 10/27/15. Fats And Cholesterol The good, the bad and the misunderstood. Hear a different perspective on cholesterol and fatty acids: what they are, why we need them, how and why we make them and why they are so misunderstood. We will compare various fatty acid profiles and learn about oxidized cholesterol as a risk factor. Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y238 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 11/03/15 and ends 11/03/15. Nutrient Dense, Properly Prepared, Whole Food This class will fill you up with information. Learn how to make your food more nutritious and digestible, how to balance your diet, traditional preparation techniques and so much more. Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y239 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 11/10/15 and ends 11/10/15. Gut Healing The basic components involved in healing your digestive system are removing the offending factors, supporting proper function and including healing components. In this class you will learn about these topics and more, such as gut flora, healing foods, detoxification and the relationship between the gut, the immune system and the rest of the body. Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y240 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 11/17/15 and ends 11/17/15. greenriver.edu/cce (253) Ext
20 Lifelong Learning Off of the Main Campus (see page 26) Evening class times are bolded Inflammation And The Aging Process Inflammation is a reaction in the body caused by infection or allergies and aggravated by many lifestyle factors like smoking, poor nutrition, lack of sleep and sun exposure. Inflammation has been linked to many things that we associate with aging including autoimmune conditions, arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer. Learn how inflammation can be reduced or prevented by changing our habits and environment, following an inflammation-reducing diet and supporting the body's systems. Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y245 Blake S SH-355 T 6:30-8:30p Class begins 12/01/15 and ends 12/01/15. Mindfulness And Relaxation Does your mind race and anxiously wander to the errands and matters of the day? Reports show 60-90% of all doctor visits are due to stress-related disorders. Reducing stress and eliciting a relaxation response can help you cope with emotional and physical stressors. Learn skills to slow down and practice mindfulness--focusing on present moment awareness. These techniques can provide you with a feeling of calm, promoting physical and emotional wellness. Fee $29 CEUs:.3 Y300 Grasher E ZWC-104 Th 6-9p Class begins 11/05/15 and ends 11/05/15. Getting Emotionally Unstuck! Confusion. Frustration. Sadness. Overwhelmed. For many of us, these words are all too familiar, especially when it comes to eating. Emotions (negative and positive) impact how and what we eat and how well we digest and metabolize our food. We need to allow ourselves to feel, digest, process and excrete our emotions so we don't get emotionally "stuck" which causes health issues and physical symptoms. Learn what you can do if you suspect your emotions are negatively impacting your physical health! Fee $29 CEUs:.2 Y230 Looker A ZWC-104 Th 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/22/15 and ends 10/22/15. In A Class By Itself Community Access Card To Holman Library Provides one quarter of access privileges for Holman Library's computers containing Internet, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and thousands of magazines, journals and documentaries online. An introductory information session provided by the library staff. Register with the CE office. Fee $40. Y273 ARR ARR ARR Coming Alive In Retirement If you are already in (or approaching) your post-career years, you have an opportunity to reconceptualize yourself, igniting passions both new and long-dormant. This class provides a structure for you to define a new You, beyond a job title or parenting role, while you develop effective ways to be both realistic and vibrant with hobbies, friendships, social networks, physical activity and finances. This class will show you how to come alive in retirement, on every level, so it can truly be a Second Act. Fee $29 CEUs:.25 Y295 Leo V IVC-108 Th 6-8:30p Class begins 11/12/15 and ends 11/12/15. YOU CAN FIND US ON THE WEB! View our online catalog at: greenriver.edu/cceschedule Genealogy And Family History - 4 Class Series Genealogy is the number one hobby in America! Learn how to get started from two experienced genealogists as they share their knowledge of how to build your family tree using paper forms to capture family information. The series includes basic record sets (i.e. vital records including birth, marriage, death and census records) and tips, tools and techniques to permanently preserve your family's records and history. Courses can be taken individually or as a series (save $15). Fee $85 CEUs:.8 Y290 Laird W ZWC-104 W 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/14/15 and ends 11/04/15. Genealogy: Fundamentals For those just beginning their genealogy research, the difference between genealogy and family history will be explained. Learn about the forms to begin recording the information collected from your own family and the records to search in order to add details to your family history. Fee $25 CEUs:.2 Y291 Laird W ZWC-104 W 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/14/15 and ends 10/14/15. Genealogy: Vital Records Vital records are one of the best resources for building a family tree. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of the information contained in vital records and where to locate them. Learn to search, examine and order copies of vital records from county offices and what to use when vital records are not available. Fee $25 CEUs:.2 Y292 Laird W ZWC-104 W 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/21/15 and ends 10/21/15. Genealogy: Census Records The federal population census records ( ) and the nonpopulation, special supplemental censuses are basic resources for genealogists. Learn to search by name and/or location at Ancestry.com and FamilySearch and what microfilm rolls are available at the National Archives. Discover family members, neighbors, occupations, education levels and much more. Fee $25 CEUs:.2 Y293 Laird W ZWC-104 W 6:30-8:30p Class begins 10/28/15 and ends 10/28/15. Genealogy: Research Tips, Tools And Techniques Learn how to preserve your family stories and treasures by working with dates to improve research results; researching locations, using maps; and how to record the information collected at cemeteries, libraries and courthouses. You'll also get helpful hints for "unpuzzling" your family tree and locating additional genealogical information online. Fee $25 CEUs:.2 Y294 Laird W ZWC-104 W 6:30-8:30p Class begins 11/04/15 and ends 11/04/ REGISTER TODAY!