Continuing Education Classes
- Hone your personal and office computer skills;
- Gain more knowledge for managing finances and increasing wealth;
- Find resources for starting a home business;
- Enjoy life enrichment courses and meet other who share your interests.
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On Campus Classes
Registration is easy, and it is not required that you apply to Shoreline to take our CE courses. Be sure to register early, as classes with low enrollments are subject to cancellation.
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Our campus is gorgeous and easy to navigate, our classrooms are roomy and comfortable and are equipped with all the latest Microsoft Office software. Almost all of our workshops and courses are on weekends and evenings - which means free parking.
Classes are small to maximize one-on-one instruction, and our instructors are carefully selected experts in their subjects and fields.
Winter 2018 Schedule
Computing & Technology
Getting Started with Computers - Cancelled!
Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursdays 1/11/18 – 2/8/18 (5 sessions)
Location: Building 1300, Room 1302
Instructor: Berkley, W | P-CMP 102 | Item 6904
Description: A beginning level class where you learn computer basics and practical applications for personal or business use. Build a solid foundation that will enable you to take advantage of the technology that can help with your home and business tasks. Topics include: overview of PC hardware and software concepts, purchasing a new computer, basic skills in Windows and an introduction to Windows 7, overview of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software use, printing, introduction to the Internet and e-mail use, and computer and Internet safety. No previous experience required.
Textbook: Welcome to the World of Computers, 5th Ed., Labyrinth Learning Publishers, ISBN 978-1-59136-652-2.
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Getting Things Done with Windows 10TM
Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesdays 1/30/2018 - 2/13/2018 (3 sessions)
Location: Building 1300, Room 1305
Instructor: Brian Boston | P-CMP 110 | Item 6988
Description: Since 2015, Microsoft has evolved and refined Windows 10 over 4 major updates. Discover what's there that can improve your productivity and comfort level with the system. We will explore how to customize the system to your needs and get things done, instructed by a long-time Windows support professional. Bring your laptop or use a PC in our Lab.
Excel 2016 Essentials in Action!
Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Mon & Wed 2/5/18 - 2/21/18 (5 sessions)
Location: Building 1300, Room 1301
Instructor: Aldrich, M. | P-CMP 132 | Item 6909
Description: This course starts with the basic concepts and skills in MS Excel 2016, then builds
on these to provide more advanced tools to solve real-world problems and analyze realistic
data. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Navigate the Excel 2016 user interface
- Create and format worksheets
- Manipulate data and create charts
- Work with templates and manage workbooks
- Name ranges and create tables
Prerequisites: Familiarity with working in a Windows environment. A thumb drive is required for this class. PC only - this course is not designed for Mac users. Attendance of first session is mandatory for success.
Textbook: 30 Bird "Excel 2016 Complete" Product Number EXEL2016-A1-R10-SPC
* Textbook also available at the University of Washington Bookstore.
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PowerPoint™ 2016 Essentials - Cancelled!!
Schedule: 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursdays 3/8/18 – 3/22/2017 (3 sessions)
Location: Building 1300, Room 1304
Instructor: Berkley, W | P-CMP 140 | Item 6913
Description: PowerPoint is like an electronic slide show, but with a nearly endless choice of colors, fonts, and presentation styles. Create text animations to make pictures appear and move, add impressive backgrounds, charts and tables, different kinds of art and graphics, and much more. Learn the skills to create a slide show of any kind, with tips on integrating your oral presentation. Additionally, with PowerPoint, you will gain intuition and insights for other graphics programs. Note: Previous experience with Microsoft Word and familiarity with a Windows environment are recommended.
Textbook: FastCourse Microsoft PowerPoint 2016: Level 1, ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-961-5,
Labyrinth Learning Publishers.
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MS Office Essentials
Schedule: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tues., Wed., Thur. 2/13/18 - 3/1/18 (9 Sessions)
Location: Building 1300, Room 1302
Instructor: Berkley, W | P-CMP 114 | Item 6907
Description: Virtually any office position will require at least some experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This course will prepare you for most any office environment with all the one-on-one guidance you will need. Come to a self-paced laboratory environment and work in the company of other job seekers. Learn and practice these programs:
- Outlook: Set up contact lists. Save email drafts. Link keywords in email messages to websites, maps, and photos. Customize your email messages with your signature.
- Word: Set up and save documents. Organize files and folders. Learn mail merging.
- Excel: Get the basics of data creation. Customize slide shows. Our instructor will help you navigate the software and help menus.
- PowerPoint: Insert pictures onto slides. Create text blocks and shapes. Add depth and dimension to text and photos. Produce a slide show.
Textbook: No textbook required.
*Note: Previous experience and familiarity with the Windows environment are recommended.
Financial Management & Success
Success! Buy & Sell on the Internet
Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. W 2/21/17- 2/28/17 (2 sessions)
Location: Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: Ikuseghan, J. | P-BUS 101 | Item 6916
Description: Learn how to create eBay, Amazon, and other seller accounts, create successful listings, load pictures, and accept credit card payment with PayPal. The course covers selling tips, tricks and traps, market analyses, and best ways to determine shipping costs. Also, discover where to get free shipping supplies, how to print shipping labels from your home computer, and get free home pickup. Please have at least a year experience navigating the web and a functional home operating system. A home printer/scanner is an added advantage, but not necessary. Lecture only.
You're in Charge: Publish on Demand Paperbacks, eBooks, and eZine
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sa 2/24/2018 (1 session)
Location: Building 1400, Room 1401
Instructor: Huff, A. | P-SKL 101 | Item 6912
Published? You? You bet!
Learn about digital publishing (blogs, PODs, and eBooks). Digital tips help students spend little, earn well.
Goals/Objectives: At the end of the workshop the student will:
- Recognize several current ways to publish work: PODs, e-books, and e-zines.
- Have the necessary links and e-addresses to connect with PODs, e-books, and e-zines.
- Know the basics of creating Indie book projects.
- Understand the pros and cons of publishing choices, including traditional—publishing houses and agents.
- Have marketing strategies for Indie projects—how to get “free ink” and placement at local venues and on radio, television, You Tube, etc.
Get Rich, $tay Rich!
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sa 3/17/18 (1 session)
Location: Building 1400, Room 1401
Instructor: Huff, A. | P-SKL 106 | Item 6925
Description: Make money your friend and servant. this workshop is a step-by-step guide to bettering your life and your circumstances: A money makeover! Wealth is within your grasp. Participants will leave with increased confidence and wealth awareness, a game plan, a treasure map, and step-by-step guidance, which has helped many become wealthy.
Health & Wellness
First Aid for Cats & Dogs
Schedule: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Sa 3/10/2018 (1 session)
Location: Building 1400, Room 1402
Instructor: Snyder, R. | P-SKL 112 | Item 6972
Description: Ever get your dog or cat to a vet and spend hundreds of dollars - only to discover
sometime later that with a modest level of know-how, you could have diagnosed the
issue yourself? This four-hour lecture, presented by a small animal veterinarian will
introduce basic first aid information for dogs and cats. Students will be introduced
to concepts such as safe restraint techniques in emergency situations, learning normal
vital sign values , recognizing life-threatening conditions and how to build a first
aid kit for your pet.
Schedule: 10:00 am - 11:30 am Saturdays 2/10/2018 - 3/17/2018 (6 Sessions)
Instructor: Smith, V. | P-SKL 110 | Item 6957
Description: Mind Body Awareness Meditation with Vishaka Smith Ph.D, builds confidence and will bring more clarity to your life and goals. Students will be provided with several different types of guided meditations and strategies to incorporate into their lives beyond their sitting meditation. These practices will help them to be more effective, healthy, happy and successful! Suitable for new and seasoned practitioners of meditation.
Union of Three Hearts Meditation
Instructor: Gould, R. | P-SKL 110 | Item 6955
Description: "Relax your body. Relax your mind. Open the Heart. Let go." -- Master Li Junfeng
Would you like to learn a simple, yet profound, technique for feeling more relaxed, clear, peaceful, loving, and connected? Join certified instructor Rebecca Gould for Union of Three Hearts Meditation, which is a seated, non-moving form of Sheng Zhen, the Qigong of Unconditional Love. This practice helps cultivate qi-energy and trains the mind. It helps you feel connected to Heaven, Earth, and all of humanity. Easy to learn, and you’ll be guided through it step by step. No experience required.
Schedule: 6:00pm - 7:30pm W 1/31 - 3/7/2018 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Gould, G | P-SKL 132 | Item 6956
Description: Certified instructor Rebecca Gould describes Qigong (CHEE-gong) as a “moving meditation.” You will learn to synchronize movement, breath, and intention to clear, energize and balance your energies. This allows qi (energy) to flow more freely. Qigong can increase your state of well-being, provide more clarity and strength. Rebecca primarily teaches Sheng Zhen (“shung jen”), the Qigong of Unconditional Love, which focuses on opening the Heart and helping practitioners experience more joy in their lives. No experience required. The movements are gentle and slow and can be modified to meet the needs of each person's physical needs.
Shoreline Concert Band
The Shoreline Concert Band is comprised of an average of 60 musicians which includes Shoreline Community College music students, as well as, community members enrolled in the Continuing Education program of the college. The band plays a variety of high quality literature including many of the favorite band compositions of the past to original compositions written for the Shoreline Concert Band. The collective goal of this group is to provide enjoyable, high quality concerts to the community it serves.
The band is always seeking new members. Becoming a member of the Shoreline Concert
Band gives SCC students an opportunity to play in a quality band ensemble as a part
of their musical learning experience. It also offers community members the same opportunity
without needing to enroll for college credits.
Community members are charged a $49 fee per quarter, which includes parking for every rehearsal. No audition is required, but members do need to have previous band experience. For more information about joining this group or to book the band for a performance, please contact Chris Davis at 425-686-4688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Music Bldg. #800, Room #818
consistent attendance is required
Concert Band Music Director
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Although it happens infrequently, there is a possibility that times, dates, and classroom locations may change. For the most current information on Bridges to Shoreline and other SCC Continuing Ed courses, please visit this web page, or call 206-588-4783.