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Attention Parents:
Occasionally the Communications and Creative Services Office takes photographs of students in College for Kids classes. The photographs are used in the college's publications, brochures and website. They may also appear on social media sites. If you object to having a photograph of your child taken and/or used in this manner, please contact Community and Professional Programs at (217) 234-5219 prior to the first meeting of your child's class.

CPR

Healthcare Provider Cpr

HCP Standing - Provide participants with a basic understanding for adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation; automated external defibrillation; use of the BVM; and adult, child and infant foreign body airway obstruction removal maneuvers according to current American Heart Association guidelines. Classes held in Northwest 110, no refunds.


CE-HLTH155-37518

Meets:
Wednesday, 9/16/15 - 9/16/15
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: NW 110
Instructor: David Budde
Cost: $42.00

Healthcare Provider Cpr

HCP Standing - Provide participants with a basic understanding for adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation; automated external defibrillation; use of the BVM; and adult, child and infant foreign body airway obstruction removal maneuvers according to current American Heart Association guidelines. Classes held in Northwest 110, no refunds.


CE-HLTH155-37520

Meets:
Wednesday, 10/21/15 - 10/21/15
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: NW 110
Instructor: David Budde
Cost: $42.00

Healthcare Provider Cpr

HCP Standing - Provide participants with a basic understanding for adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation; automated external defibrillation; use of the BVM; and adult, child and infant foreign body airway obstruction removal maneuvers according to current American Heart Association guidelines. Classes held in Northwest 110, no refunds.


CE-HLTH155-37522

Meets:
Wednesday, 11/18/15 - 11/18/15
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: NW 110
Instructor: David Budde
Cost: $42.00

Computer Skills

St-Intro to Excel 2013

Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2013-and this is the place to do it. Even "non-techie" beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You'll also learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more.


CNC-012-36314

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9/16/15 - 11/6/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Staff & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $104.99

Creative Arts

Adjustable Head Warmer

Join in the fun in this hands-on crochet class where you make your own adjustable head warmer. Since these are adjustable, young children through adults can wear the same one. Some crocheting experience helpful. Please bring a skein of yarn, "H" crochet hook, and scissors.


CE-ARTS226-38676

Meets:
Thursday, 10/15/15 - 10/15/15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Christmas Spider

The 3 inch, beaded Christmas Spider is a tradition in northern Europe. It comes with 2 legends-one religious and one secular. Legs made from bead-coated wire are flexible. This is a gift for a friend who has everything.


CE-ARTS160-38678

Meets:
Tuesday, 11/17/15 - 11/17/15
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Lighted Wine Bottles

Turn empty wine bottles (or any bottle or vase) into unique centerpieces. You'll learn the art of transforming the mundane into the sublime without cutting a hole in the back of the bottle. Bring an empty bottle or vase and take home a piece of art. Decorating materials including a selection of lights provided by instructor. Materials fee of $5 payable to instructor.


CE-ARTS210-38677

Meets:
Thursday, 10/15/15 - 10/15/15
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

St-Oil & Acrylic Painting

For beginners to the experienced! Learn the fundamentals of oil and acrylic painting. If you don't already have supplies the instructor will provide a materials list the first day of class.


CNC-014-35867

Meets:
Monday, Wednesday, 9/14/15 - 10/21/15
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Location: Kluthe Center 201
Instructor: Vera Keplar & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $85.00

Two Dish Cloths & Pot Scrubbie

Crocheted cotton dish cloths are a kitchen standard. Patterns for basket weave and double crochet will guide you in class and to take home to finish. The nylon net pot scrubbie will not scratch glass or teflon. A variety of colors of cotton yarn and nylon net provided. Bring "H" or "I" and "K" crochet hook and a scissors.


CE-HOME146-38674

Meets:
Monday, 9/14/15 - 9/14/15
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Two Scarves-Chain & Frilly

Make two scarves. Both are made from specialty yarn - one will look like a chain that you can drape in layers and the other like a frilly scarf ready to use as a quick accessory. A variety of colorful yarns provided. No crocheting experience needed. These make great holiday gifts. Bring an "I" and a "K" crochet hook and scissors.


CE-ARTS229-38679

Meets:
Tuesday, 11/17/15 - 11/17/15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Engaging Generations

St-Family Christmas

Ready for a Family Christmas Adventure? Experience many fun Christmas-focused activities for adults and children to "play" together. Explore a multitude of activities in your home, any time of the day or night. Put on some Christmas music and have some fun!


CNC-018-23089

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11/9/15 - 12/9/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $50.00

Finances & Money

St-Accounting Fundamentals

Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.


CNC-016-39402

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9/16/15 - 11/6/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Staff & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $104.99

St-Accounting Fundamentals

Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.


CNC-016-39403

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10/14/15 - 12/4/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Staff & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $104.99

Health & Wellness

Hypnosis for Change

Learn self-hypnosis to bring about the changes you desire. Class includes lecture and a 20 minute hypnosis session on stress relief.


CE-HLTH128-38670

Meets:
Tuesday, 9/8/15 - 9/8/15
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: NEAL HALL 114
Instructor: Karen Ethridge
Cost: $20.00

Hypnosis for Change

Learn self-hypnosis to bring about the changes you desire. Class includes lecture and a 20 minute hypnosis session on stress relief.


CE-HLTH128-38671

Meets:
Thursday, 9/10/15 - 9/10/15
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Kluthe Center 116
Instructor: Karen Ethridge
Cost: $20.00

Personal Enrichment

Creepy Occurrences

Shadow People, Sleep Paralysis, and Black Eyed Children


CE-ENRC196-39455

Meets:
Friday, 10/30/15 - 10/30/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Legends/Lore of Coles County

Basic run down of well known haunted locations in Coles County such as Airtight Bridge, Ashmore Estates, and more. Also will review folk lore of Coles County area.


CE-ENRC195-39453

Meets:
Wednesday, 9/30/15 - 9/30/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NEAL HALL 114
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Legends/Lore of Coles County

Basic run down of well known haunted locations in Coles County such as Airtight Bridge, Ashmore Estates, and more. Also will review folk lore of Coles County area.


CE-ENRC195-39474

Meets:
Thursday, 11/19/15 - 11/19/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NEAL HALL 114
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal 101

A basic introduction to paranormal investigating (ghost hunting) including hands on experience with paranormal investigating tools.


CE-ENRC193-39449

Meets:
Friday, 9/11/15 - 9/11/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal 101

A basic introduction to paranormal investigating (ghost hunting) including hands on experience with paranormal investigating tools.


CE-ENRC193-39470

Meets:
Friday, 9/25/15 - 9/25/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal 101

A basic introduction to paranormal investigating (ghost hunting) including hands on experience with paranormal investigating tools.


CE-ENRC193-39471

Meets:
Wednesday, 10/14/15 - 10/14/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NEAL HALL 114
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal 102

A more in depth look at paranormal investigating, obtaining research on a location, safety precautions, and more. Those who take both Paranormal 101 and 102 will be invited to participate in an actual ghost hunt at a haunted location in Coles County.


CE-ENRC194-39451

Meets:
Friday, 10/9/15 - 10/9/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal 102

A more in depth look at paranormal investigating, obtaining research on a location, safety precautions, and more. Those who take both Paranormal 101 and 102 will be invited to participate in an actual ghost hunt at a haunted location in Coles County.


CE-ENRC194-39472

Meets:
Friday, 10/23/15 - 10/23/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal 102

A more in depth look at paranormal investigating, obtaining research on a location, safety precautions, and more. Those who take both Paranormal 101 and 102 will be invited to participate in an actual ghost hunt at a haunted location in Coles County.


CE-ENRC194-39473

Meets:
Wednesday, 11/4/15 - 11/4/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

Paranormal Genealogy

Using Genealogical Research to aid in Paranormal Research


CE-ENRC197-39456

Meets:
Wednesday, 9/16/15 - 9/16/15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NEAL HALL 114
Instructor: Staff
Cost: $30.00

St-Atlantic Coast Lighthouses

A virtual exploration of the history, architecture and pictures of lighthouses located in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, E. New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, N. and S. Carolina, Georgia, E. Florida and Puerto Rico.


CNC-018-23090

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9/16/15 - 10/16/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $50.00

St-Cemetery Care & Repair

Learn how to preserve a cemetery, find buried markers, approved cleaning methods, basic and advanced repairs, resources, laws and support groups. Classroom lecture and hands-on cemetery activity. John Heider, a professional conservator, will explain cemetery care and demonstrate gravestone repair. Please dress for activity. Enrollment is limited. Bring a sack lunch.


CNC-028-38681

Meets:
Saturday, 9/12/15 - 9/12/15
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 105
Instructor: Staff & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $45.00

St-Great Lakes Lighthouses

Ever wonder what the lighthouses in this region look like? Wonder no more! Take a virtual tour of lighthouses located in W. New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. No seasickness.that's a guarantee!


CNC-018-23091

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10/29/15 - 11/28/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $50.00

St-Pacific Coast Lighthouses

Ever wonder what the lighthouses in this region look like? Wonder no more! Take a virtual tour of lighthouses located in W. New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. No seasickness.that's a guarantee!


CNC-018-27412

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10/19/15 - 11/18/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $50.00

St-Who Wants to Be Mathenaire

After this online adventure you will not need to use any lifelines on your road to success. Equip yourself with a higher understanding of Algebra, Geometry, Trig and more. One day this information could be worth millions!


CNC-016-38684

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10/16/15 - 11/15/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $50.00

Photography

St-Photo Editing Basics

Learn to do interesting things with your digital/scanned pictures in this online course. Create high quality photographs and digital images for a variety of applications. Practice basic editing techniques, play with advanced editing skills, and prepare images to be Web-ready. One-on-one interaction with the instructor is available.


CNC-019-38683

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10/16/15 - 11/15/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $50.00

Recreation, Leisure & Exercise

Dance: Polka and Foxtrot

These two fun dances are popular with all beginning social dancers. Learn the basic skills of partner dancing and enjoy a lifetime of fun. Gain self-confidence and get some exercise at the same time.


CE-RECR236-38666

Meets:
Sunday, 11/1/15 - 11/22/15
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet & David Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Rumba for Beginners

Slow and easy are words that describe this Latin favorite. Learn basic steps and patterns in this fun learning environment. Wow them on the dance floor, dancing to music from the Beatles to Brooks and Dunn! No dance experience necessary. No partner is needed, but is suggested.


CE-RECR190-38669

Meets:
Sunday, 11/1/15 - 11/22/15
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet & David Sweet
Cost: $26.00

Dance: Swing and Waltz

These two fun dances are popular with all beginning social dancers. Learn the basic skills of partner dancing and enjoy a lifetime of fun. Gain self-confidence and get some exercise at the same time.


CE-RECR235-38667

Meets:
Sunday, 11/1/15 - 11/22/15
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet & David Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Write Right

Pick Up Your Pen

Do you have an exciting story flitting through your mind? Are you hesitant or totally stuck when putting it on paper? This class for beginning writers of both fiction and nonfiction will teach you techniques to bring your story to life. Topics include capturing your reader (how to begin your story); keeping your reader turning the pages (how to build and develop the story) and leaving your reader recommending your story to a friend (how to come to a satisfying ending). Bring 3 of your favorite books or books you are currently reading and writing paper or laptop computer.


CE-WRIT112-38675

Meets:
Monday, 9/14/15 - 9/14/15
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00


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Leslie Partlow
Community and Professional Programs
(217) 234-5467
lpartlow@lakelandcollege.edu
Office: Workforce Development - 054


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Attention Parents:
Occasionally the Communications and Creative Services Office takes photographs of students in College for Kids classes. The photographs are used in the college's publications, brochures and website. They may also appear on social media sites. If you object to having a photograph of your child taken and/or used in this manner, please contact Community and Professional Programs at (217) 234-5219 prior to the first meeting of your child's class.

Email Notifications

If you want an email when new classes are added, please send us your email address.



We value your privacy and will not share your address with others.


Are you interested in teaching a Community Learning class?

Do you have a topic that would make a good Community Learning course?

Please email us your interest!


Yes, we are on Facebook!
Come check us out!
Join us on Facebook.

On Campus Locations

Off Campus Locations





Leslie Partlow
Community and Professional Programs
(217) 234-5467
lpartlow@lakelandcollege.edu
Office: Workforce Development - 054


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