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 course 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.

Two ways to enroll:

1. Call 206-533-6706

2. Register through our secure online form.

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.

Contact Us
Ron Carnell
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Fall 2017 Schedule

Computing & Technology

Microsoft Office™ Essentials

Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. TWTh 10/10- 10/26/17 (9 sessions)
Tuition: $69.92
Location: Building 1300, Room 1302
Instructor: Ikuseghan, J. | P-CMP 114 | Item 6907

Virtually any office position will require at least some experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ready to get started? 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 own signature.
  • Word: Set up and save documents. Organize files and folders. Learn mail merging.
  • Excel: Get the basics of data creation. Customize slide shows. A coach 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. 

This three-week course will prepare you for most any office environment, with all the one-on-one guidance you will need. It's also a great prerequisite to our singularly focused Microsoft application courses. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment and working with a mouse and keyboard. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.

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Getting Started with Computers

Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Mondays  10/2 – 10/30/17 (5 sessions)
Tuition: $37.21
Location:  Building 1300, Room 1308
Berkley, W | P-CMP 140 | Item 6904
Description: For many of us the mere thought of learning the basics of computer use can be uncomfortable, even overwhelming. 
This is a beginning level class designed to help you overcome these common anxieties, and get you emailing, researching, and working right away! Achieve a range of basics and practical applications for personal or business use. Topics include:  Overview of PC hardware and software concepts, Windows 10, word processing and spreadsheets, printing and  Internet browsing, email use, and computer and Internet safety. 
No previous experience required. This course is PC only!
  Welcome to Computer Basics: Windows 10 & Office Online
Item: 1-59136-791-3
Labyrinth Learning Publishers, ISBN 978-159136-791-8

Purchase book from:  

Or visit the UW Bookstore:
4328 University Way
Seattle, WA  98105

For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331

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Getting Things Done in Windows 10™

Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. T 11/14 – 11/28/17 (3 sessions)
Tuition: $24.81
Location:  Building 1300, Room 1305
Instructor: Instructor: Boston, B. | 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, helped by a 28-year Windows support professional.  Bring your laptop or use a PC in our lab.

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Design & Publish Your Home Business Website

Schedule: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Sa 10/14- 10/21/17 (2 sessions)
Tuition: $15.51
Location:  Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: TBA |  P-CMP 103| P-CMP 150 | Item 6521

Description: Students will design a basic, fully-finished, business site starting from scratch using Wordpress. Pick and purchase a domain. Set up hosting, install Wordpress and a theme.  Add content and set up your site! Upon completion of a basic Wordpress website, you will learn how to market it on social media.  Requirements: 
Registration with Hostgator. Plan on investing approximately $100 for a year of hosting, domain registration, and other incidental costs of maintaining a website.

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PowerPoint™ 2016 Essentials

Schedule: 4:00-7:00 p.m. M 11/6 – 11/20/17 (3 sessions)
Tuition: $24.81
Location:  Building 1300, Room 1304
Instructor: Berkley, W | P-CMP 140 |  Item 6911

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.

Purchase book from:  

Or visit the UW Bookstore:
4328 University Way
Seattle, WA  98105

For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331

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Financial Management & Success

Success! Buy & Sell on the Internet

Schedule: 6:00-9:00 p.m. W 11/8- 11/15/17 (2 sessions)
Tuition: $15.51
Location:  Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: TBA | 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.

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Get Rich, $tay Rich!

Schedule: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Sa 10/28/17 (1 session)
Tuition: $9.30
Location:  Building 1400, Room 1402
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.

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You're in Charge: PODs, Blogs & eBooks

Schedule: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sa 11/4/17 (1 session)
Tuition: $9.30
Location:  Building 1400, Room 1402
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, blogs, e-books, and e-zines.
  • Have the necessary links and e-addresses to connect with PODs, blogs, 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.

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Mind, Body & Nature

Self-Hypnosis for Relaxation & Setting Goals

Schedule: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Th 11/2 - 11/16/17 (Three sessions)
Tuition: $24.81
Location: Building 1400, Room 1401
Instructor: Kellner, J.. | P-SKL 103| Item 6971

Hypnosis is a powerful tool that allows one to tap into the strength of the unconscious mind. Students will learn the history of hypnosis, what the current research indicates, how to use self-hypnosis, and most importantly, how to hypnotize. Students will experience hypnosis in each and every class.

Hypnotist Jim Kellner teaches this fun and enriching class. He is a graduate of Hypnosis & NLP Dynamics and the Positive Changes Hypnosis Training Program. Over 20 years ago Jim took a class just like this and has studied and practiced hypnosis since then. He personally used hypnosis 5 years ago to remake his life in nearly every way imaginable - losing 75 lbs, becoming a full time hypnotherapist, and a comedy stage hypnotist. His enthusiasm for the subject will inspire and motivate you to tap into the innate and untapped potential of your mind.

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First Aid for Cats & Dogs

Schedule: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Sa 11/18/17 (1 session)
Tuition: $9.30
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.

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True Nature Qigong

Schedule: 6:00.- 7:30 p.m. W 10/4 – 11/8/17  (6 sessions)
Tuition: $24.81
Location:  Building 3000, Room 3025
Instructor: Gould, R. | P-SKL 132 | Item 6922

Description: Instructor Rebecca Gould describes Qigong (CHEE-gong) as "Meditation in Motion." You will learn to synchronize breath, posture and intention to clear, energize and balance your energies. This allows energy to flow more freely. Qigong can increase your state of well-being, provide more clarity and strength.  No experience is required for this class. The exercises are slow moving and can be modified to meet the needs of each person's physical needs. 

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Mindfulness Meditation

Schedule: 10:00.- 11:30 a.m. Sa 10/14 – 11/18/17  (6 sessions)
Tuition: $24.81
Location:  Building 3000, Room 3025
Instructor: Smith, V. | P-SKL 110 | Item 6955

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. 

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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 Ken Noreen at 206-227-3842  or email

Rehearsal Schedule 
Monday Evenings 
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm 
Music Bldg. #800, Room #818 
consistent attendance is required

Register for SCC Concert Band 
MUSC 140 Symphonic Band

Concert Band Music Director 
Ken Noreen 

Private Music Instruction

Voice • Guitar • Piano • Drums & Percussion • Brass & Woodwinds

Shoreline Continuing Education now offers private instruction music lessons from our faculty at the SCC Music Building (Building 800). Lessons are offered in piano, voice, guitar, bass, percussion, brass and woodwinds.

Ten lessons of 30 minutes each are offered throughout the academic year.
These weekly lessons are arranged between student and teacher, with a consistent agreed upon day and time.  

Students study technique, sight-reading, rhythm, literature, and artistry, always at their own level, beginner through advanced.  Beginning pianists and singers are encouraged to take the class piano and class voice courses at the college to gain some experience before private instruction lessons, but some beginners will be accepted for lessons when space is available.

Tuition for 10, 30-minute lessons: $399 ($400+ $5 tuning fee for piano lessons). 

Enrolling is easy:

  1. Register and pay tuition: Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706
  2. Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom with your instructor.

Voice w/Meg Stecker-Thorsen | Item 6510 (206) 546-4617 
Morning and afternoon weekly lesson times, Mondays through Thursdays. 
Please contact instructor for more information about available time slots.

Guitar w/Andy Ferguson | Item 6511 (425) 941-532

Piano w/Helena Azevedo, charles Enlow, Jensina Oliver | Item 6512

 Helena Azevedo: 533-6608
Charles Enlow: (206) 546-4524
Jensina Oliver: (206) 546-4618 

Brass & Woodwinds w/Doug Reid & Jeff Kashiwa | Item 6513 (206) 546-4759 (206) 533-6669 

Drums & Percussion w/Don Dietrich & Karl Fagerstrom | Item 6514 (206) 782-3942 (206) 792-6837

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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 206-533-6706.