Lifelong Learning

Expand your knowledge, explore a longtime interest, and meet new people. Whether you're interested in finding a new hobby or meeting a professional goal, we have something for everyone! Learn about our options below and choose from a variety of courses taught by passionate educators and subject matter experts.

Personal Enrichment

  • Explore a longtime personal interest or develop a new hobby
  • Offered during weeknights or weekends
  • Taught in-person on Shoreline's campus or live online using Zoom
  • Classes begin throughout each quarter
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Featured Classes:

  • Calligraphy and Intermediate Drawing
  • Chinese, French and Spanish Language
  • Dandylyon Young Performers
  • Design an Active Retirement
  • Dramatic Swordplay & Fight Choreography
  • Learn to Weave
  • Music Appreciation through Film
  • Poetry Appreciation: Rumi
  • STEM Lecture Series
  • Washington Wines for Winter Gatherings

See all personal enrichment courses    Download the Winter 2023 Course Brochure


Professional Development

  • Prepare for industry certification, explore a new career, or practice for a standardized exam
  • Online only
  • Instructor-led and self-paced options available
  • Most classes begin every six weeks

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Featured Classes:

  • A to Z Grant Writing
  • AutoCAD 2021 Certified User
  • CCA Medical Coding and Billing
  • Certified Paralegal
  • GRE Prep Series
  • HVAC/R Certified Technician
  • Introduction to Python 3 Programming
  • Veterinary Assistant Series

Explore all professional development courses


Black Rocket STEAM Computer Design & Programming Classes for Youth

Shoreline Community College is proud to offer online STEAM camps in partnership with Black Rocket, a leader in national tech-education. Black Rocket’s distinct programs in Creative Sciences and Digital Arts focus on the intersection of creativity and technology. Each course emphasizes self-empowerment, cognitive reasoning, and divergent thinking through hands-on learning. Whether in the classroom or the cloud, we believe every human being is unique in their ability and talents. Black Rocket's mission is to help ignite, unleash, and enhance these distinct talents.


Black Rocket online camps

Online Camps

Online classes run Monday through Friday, as well as on weekend mornings, with live instructors. Choose from age-appropriate camps in both the morning and afternoon to build the perfect schedule! Topics covered include coding, video game design, eSports, Roblox, Minecraft, video special effects, virtual reality, and so much more! See the technical requirements for online camps. Tech support is provided up to and after the start of camps.

Ages: Camps are grouped for students age 8 - 11 years old and 11 - 14 years old

Location: 100% online

Dates: Ongoing sessions throughout the year!

Camp Fees: $59 to $139 per session with varying dates, times, and number of weeks

View Black Rocket online camps

Clock Hours for Educators

Shoreline offers continuing education clock hours for teachers and educators. Pay a $15 fee once per quarter and earn OSPI Professional Development clock hours for any courses taken during that quarter.

Learn more and register


Teach for Us

The Continuing Education Program works to connect members of our community with passionate instructors and subject matter experts. If you are interested in sharing your knowledge with adult learners, we want to hear from you!

Learn about teaching CE classes

Summer Camps 2023

Information about online and in-person summer camps for 2023 will be posted in February 2023.


Can't find what you're looking for? Contact Us!

Continuing Education

(206) 546-6966
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