Courses

Develop the language of accountability, a model for achieving a work environment where people can count on each other to keep commitments. Learn how to hold others accountable using clear agreements and build personal ownership to support effective delegation.


October 19-21, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This course is for advanced Spanish-speaking students who want to practice speaking the language and incorporate it into their everyday lives. Develop your Spanish speaking and comprehension skills through literature and conversation. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome. Recommended preparation: Intermediate-High to Advanced Spanish language skills.


October 4-25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Animals are everywhere. They inhabit our dreams, our storybooks, and our lives. Thinking about animals in terms of how we use them to represent concepts about ourselves (whether in advertising, literature, film, newspaper stories, or books) has an impact on them and on us. This course exposes students to the importance of the development of empathy in childhood, makes visible those invisible symbolic animals in our everyday lives, and then focuses on re-presentations of specific species in a variety of media formats.


October 19, 2021 to November 16, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Homemade bread is delicious, but so few of us have the time to make it regularly. Join Chef Holly and learn to make mouth-watering loaves in a fraction of the time that yeasted bread recipes require. We will bake several different kinds of artisan quick bread including Savory Rosemary/Olive Loaf, Hearty Beer Bread, and a Decadent Banana Split Dessert Bread.


Sunday, September 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Autumn often conjures up the aromas of apple pie and pumpkin bread. This fall, kick up your holiday menus with an assortment of trendy gluten-free treats. Using a variety of cooking and baking techniques, students will gain hands-on experience in making the following recipes: Roasted Pumpkin Shell Breakfast Bowls, Coconut Curry Chickpeas with Pumpkin, Apple-Parsnip Puree, and Spiced Pumpkin-Apple Cake.


Saturday, October 30, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover reasons why you are unable to sleep at night, struggling with low energy, or why your libido has disappeared. Hormones can influence behavior and mood, give zest for life or leave you dragging. Explore the connection between thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones, and learn how you can gain control.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021, HCC 0190
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Interested in going 'on-air'? In this hands-on course, learn the fundamentals of radio programming, including running the mixer and mics, planning for music/talk shows and developing your own style. All students must attend the first lecture session on Saturday from 9:00am - 11:30am, followed by two studio sessions at KPOV.


September 25-26, 2021, HCC 0260
September 25-28, 2021, HCC 0260
September 25-30, 2021, HCC 0260
September 25, 2021 to October 5, 2021, HCC 0260
Do you want to become a licensed tax preparer, expand your tax knowledge to help you in your business, or just add skills to your resume? This 14-week class includes interactive sessions to prepare you for the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners Licensed Tax Preparer exam.


September 9, 2021 to December 7, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
September 9, 2021 to December 6, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on Monastic Ales. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, October 28, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on the history and flavors of Belgian-Style Ales best described by its heavy emphasis on malt and fruity yeast flavors. The instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on Dark Beers. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, November 18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on the history and flavors of Fruit Beers, best described by their slight floral and perfumy hoppy flavors that help cut the fruity sweetness. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on Holiday Beers. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on the history and flavors of Hybrid IPAs, best described as having the qualities of both lager and ale beers. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on the history and flavors of IPAs, best described as bitter and all about the hop flavor. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Are you looking to improve your understanding and appreciation of how complex, nuanced, gastronomic, and downright tasty beer can be? If so, join us in our Beer Appreciation series. This session will focus on Monastic Ales. Designed to remove mystery and intimidation from your local brewpub menus, the instructor will provide a list of recommended beers to purchase before the session so you can taste along if you choose. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, October 7, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Dust off your guitar and learn fundamental skills in this introduction to guitar basics. Learn how to read tablature, play single note melodies, basic rock and blues techniques, chords and strumming. Emphasis on gaining rhythmic control, picking development and finger independence. Students will establish a foundation of skills reinforced with practice and individual coaching by experienced instructor Robin Smith-Jackson. Materials are required for this course.


September 20, 2021 to October 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
In this course, students will build on skills learned in Beginning Guitar: Part 1, by advancing through more complex chording and strumming patterns. Students will also learn to play riffs, and combine riffs with power chords to develop basic rock techniques, more complex picking patterns, and continue to develop their tablature reading skills. By learning basic chord progressions in several keys, students will be able to learn to play complete songs and begin to develop a personal repertoire. Materials are required for this course.


October 18, 2021 to November 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
In this course, students will learn movable chords on the whole fretboard, including power chords and barre chords. Students will also have the opportunity to dig into the basics of music theory as it relates to the guitar and popular music by looking at how chords relate to one another within different keys. Students will also be introduced to the building blocks of guitar solos through learning pentatonic scales and more advanced riffing techniques. Materials/preparation are required for this course.


November 15, 2021 to December 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Dobro Pozhalovat'! Join us for this introductory Russian course and learn the basics of the Russian language and culture. Through activities, fairy tale figures, songs, and other personalities, you will become familiar with 16 of the highest-used Russian verbs and basic nouns.


October 4, 2021 to December 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
The Better Bones & Balance program, developed by researchers at the Bone Research Lab at Oregon State University, uses targeted exercises that reduce the rate of bone loss, improve strength and balance, and reduce the risk of falls.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, BEC 0151
Get a new perspective on time management. This hands-on 3-hour course shows you how to support your brain so you can be more efficient with time, more effective in planning, and experience less stress and overwhelm.


Thursday, September 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Monday, November 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Chair yoga is a gentle and therapeutic form of yoga that is practiced seated on a chair or standing using a chair for support. It is a welcoming and adaptive practice; and is inclusive to those who have limited mobility or balance as a result of the aging process, injury or other medical issues. This therapeutic course can help reduce stiffness and joint tenderness, and help cultivate the mind-body connection. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 22, 2021 to October 20, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this introduction to the history, politics, society and economy of China through viewing and analyzing cinema. Explore how traditional Asian visual arts and centuries-old cultural tradition influenced filmmakers. No background in Chinese languages is required.


September 22, 2021 to December 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Gain skills to give and receive feedback, helping your team members grow and develop while building engagement within the organization. Coaching is all about inspiring, encouraging, and challenging others. Learn to identify the kind of people you work with and how to recognize their work regularly to best present them with rewards and challenges.


November 2-4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Explore a series of coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python through introductory projects and design challenges. Get started on your coding journey and become the next coding prodigy! Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chromebook. For students ages 10-14.


September 18, 2021 to October 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 20, 2021 to October 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 20, 2021 to October 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Conversational Spanish I is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Students will learn the Spanish alphabet, basic grammar construction and vocabulary to help provide a foundation for conversational skills in practical situations. By the end of the course, students will be able to introduce themselves, talk about their family and weekly activities using ser, tener, estar and other common verbs, as well as ask simple questions to discover information. A textbook is required for this course.


July 12, 2021 to August 11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
July 27, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 20, 2021 to November 22, 2021, CHLAB 301
September 22, 2021 to November 24, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 29, 2021 to December 8, 2021, RTEC 136
Conversational Spanish II will pick up where Conversational Spanish I left off. This course is for novice students with some Spanish language instruction. Students will spend time in class expanding grammar, conversational expressions and vocabulary as well as working on listening and speaking skills through a variety of activities. This course is taught primarily in Spanish, with some English to support learner's comprehension. Textbook is required for this course.


June 30, 2021 to August 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 27, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Take your Spanish speaking skills to a higher level in this intermediate language course. Build confidence in daily conversation, while gaining additional vocabulary and communication skills. The course will focus on mastering the present tense. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


September 28, 2021 to December 7, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Have you mastered the present tense and want to take your Spanish speaking skills to a higher level? This intermediate language course will build confidence in daily conversation, while gaining additional vocabulary and communication skills. The focus will be on mastering the preterite tense and covering other tenses to help navigate students toward imperfect tenses. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


September 29, 2021 to December 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Spanish IV will focus on developing fluent speaking, reading and writing skills in Spanish by learning the use of verb tenses with an emphasis on imperfect verb tenses and building vocabulary. The instructor and students will communicate only in Spanish. Textbook is required for this course.


September 30, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Good knife skills and a well-stocked pantry can lead to creativity and inspiration! Join Chef Candy as she shares essential pantry staples and knife skills that will turn the most boring recipes into delicious, flavor-filled dishes in an instant.


Saturday, October 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Improve core stability through targeted exercises that promote body awareness, mobility, endurance and strength. The course will focus on optimal alignment and breathing cues to support proper form and technique. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Audiobook sales are booming, but it can be expensive to get a book read and converted. Explore how to create audiobooks from home without needing to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on the project. Get tips on how to record with minimal errors, how to edit your recordings using a free program, how to add sound effects, and more. You'll also get a marketing checklist to help you get paid for your efforts.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join Lynne Dean, a retired latent fingerprint expert who helped track The Green River Killer, in this fascinating look into the real world of crime scene investigation. View the inside workings of a forensic fingerprint laboratory, learn about the practice of fingerprint mutilation to prevent detection and actively review and analyze evidence from real crime scenes. This course is great for the CSI amateur enthusiast, mystery writers or book clubs. Materials are required for this course.


Saturday, October 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed for professionals. The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. Join us in this experiential course to develop your courage and grow as a leader.


October 5, 2021 to November 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover how to create classic sauces that are dairy-free and full of decadent flavor! Join Chef Holly as she teaches you how to make a variety of delicious recipes including Hollandaise, Basil Pesto, Spicy Thai Peanut, and Chocolate Hot Fudge, all without dairy products.


Sunday, October 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Clean up your digital photo collection with professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman. In this interactive course, you will learn how to identify your own personal strategy for managing your photos and techniques to create a beautiful collection of memories that your family will enjoy for generations.


October 5-12, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of significant 2020 NEC Code Change continuing education in one evening. Have your 2020 NEC Code Book available during class if you have one.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of Oregon Rule & Law continuing education in one evening. Have your 2020 NEC Code Book available during class if you have one.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Emotional Intelligence is based on such competencies as respecting yourself, persistently working to achieve your full potential, valuing and motivating others, and engaging creatively when conflict happens. Learn to identify and develop these competencies in yourself and others. Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified.


October 5-7, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Explore the reasons for establishing a Durable Power of Attorney, Advance Directive, Medical Authorization, Will, or Living Trust, especially in these uncertain times. This overview of estate planning addresses creating an estate plan, trust administration, probate, and estate taxes.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This course is designed for beginners and emphasizes active communication in Italian. Students will develop basic skills in listening, reading, writing, and speaking the Italian language. It is the first course of a three-course sequence. Successful completion of this sequence prepares students for entry into the second-year level at COCC.


September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This first course of a three-course sequence in first-year French emphasizes active communication in the language. Students will also develop basic skills in listening, reading, and writing in French. This is a college-level language course. Textbook is required for this course.


September 20, 2021 to December 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn relevant information on a variety of financial topics including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and asset allocation. This course will also review the basics of retirement planning, estate planning and preparing for the unexpected.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
The primary reason aspiring writers fail isn't because they aren't talented. Nor is it because they don't have enough experience or can't come up with fresh ideas. Most writers get rejection notices (instead of paychecks) because they don't understand how to fit their content to the real-world marketplace. In this hands-on workshop series, you'll find out how to make your content stand out from the crowd and draw the attention of publishers eager to pay for your work.


October 19, 2021 to November 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
You don't have to become a bestselling author to earn a healthy income as a writer. Creating the next great novel is one avenue to success, but it's not the only way. In this eye-opening course, you'll learn how to turn your talent for writing into money in the bank. Discover the perfect intersection between your experience, your desires, and today's marketplace.


September 28, 2021 to October 14, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Getting your book, article, or other written content published is a big step, but it's not the end of your work as a writer. Learn techniques to turn readers into loyal fans who can't wait to see what's coming next and learn how to find and reach your best audience without having to spend all your profits on advertising.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Using a variety of gluten-free flours and baking techniques, participants will gain hands-on experience in baking delicious treats. Recipes include Flaxseed Bread (with almond & coconut flours), Jam-Filled Walnut Scones (with gluten-free flour mix), and Ginger Snap Cookies (with buckwheat flour).


Saturday, October 16, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Golden Yoga is a gentle and therapeutic yoga course designed for older adults, but all are welcome! This course combines guided breathwork with gentle movements to help improve flexibility and range of motion while building strength of both mind and body. Yoga can be effective in helping to reduce stiffness and joint tenderness. Guided meditation will be incorporated to help reduce anxiety, improve mood and sleep patterns, and create an overall sense of well-being. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 20, 2021 to October 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This AHA Heartsaver HeartCode course teaches lifesaving skills perfect for the general public in a hybrid format including a convenient self-paced online course followed by an in-person 2.5 hour skills session. In-person course guidelines can be viewed in the "Additional Course Information" section of the online course listing.


Saturday, August 28, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Are you looking for alternatives to the traditional iceberg lettuce and ranch dressing salad that leaves you feeling hungry and empty? If so, join us as we create plant-based salads that contain loads of vegetables, protein, fiber, and most importantly - flavor. These creative new salads will leave you feeling healthy and vibrant, and your family will be asking for more.


Sunday, October 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Explore how to reset your metabolic hormones to balance your weight and feel great in just 21 days. When your metabolism is broken, it is difficult to feel your best. The Hormone Reset Detox will show you how to make specific dietary changes, eliminate metabolism-wrecking foods (meat, alcohol, sugar, fruit, caffeine, grain, dairy and toxins), repair your body, and reset your hormones.


October 6-27, 2021, HCC 0190
October 6-27, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Experience an in-depth analysis on how the software behind Bitcoin works and learn how to buy, sell, and store your own Bitcoin. This course will teach you everything you need to know about the Bitcoin protocol and how you can control your own security. Preferred prerequisite: History of Bitcoin.


October 21, 2021 to November 19, 2021, CHLAB 301
Demonstrate your value as a Human Resource Professional through certification by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). This course prepares you for the SHRM certification exams, recognized as one of the global standards in certification for the HR professional. SHRM member fee $1195; Non-SHRM member fee $1725. This course is for experienced HR professionals (not an entry to the HR profession). More information about course, certification candidate requirements and SHRM membership, visit our Human Resources webpage.


October 13, 2021 to December 15, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Develop your comprehension skills, grammar base and passion for the Spanish language with music. Using a different song each week, this contextually rooted and culturally rich medium will guide you through the practice of speaking Spanish and incorporating it into your everyday life. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome. Recommended preparation: Intermediate Spanish language skills.


November 1-22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Through a practical lens, students will learn about ancient practices of health and wellness for modern humans. From solstice celebrations and drum circles to ayahuasca ceremonies and herbalism, society is witnessing the resurgence of ancient earth-based and shamanistic practices. Through readings and video, the course will study core shamanism, both cross-cultural and universal practices. We will integrate this knowledge with current science demonstrating that our bodies are hardwired for both mystery and healing.


October 6-27, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Interested in sharing your memoir, poetry, photographs or other creative work with the world? In this introductory course, learn about the pros and cons of self-publishing, the online platforms available for formatting, printing, and distributing your work, and which publishing methods are most appropriate for your goals.


Saturday, October 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Smartphones can be used for so much more than making a call and sending a text message, they can revolutionize the way we live. In this course, learn how to navigate your phone with ease. Explore tips and tricks for using the built-in features, touchscreen, settings, shortcuts, applications, and more. Course will cover both Android and Apple phone features.


October 4-15, 2021, CHLAB 301
Is it true that "we are what we eat?" Have you ever wondered if your diet affects your annual lab test results? Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter and examine common lab tests such as the Complete Metabolic Panel, Complete Blood Count, Lipid Panel and those that look at key essential nutrients. Explore what the lab results mean for your health. Learn ways to use your diet to effect positive change in your labs and your overall health.


Tuesday, October 5, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Leadership Lab@COCC is a six-topic leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace. For more information about topics, visit our Leadership Lab@COCC webpage.


October 5, 2021 to December 16, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Take the next step in your career as a Tax Professional in this four-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Add your name to our Tax Professional Interest List
Explore historical, practical and theoretical perspectives on death with end-of-life doulas Elizabeth Johnson and Erin Collins. Discussion topics will include religious faith in the death/dying/grieving process, phenomenological experiences, the modern-day hospice movement, and others. Above all, this course will give you "permission" to think about a wide range of death-related topics that have typically been considered taboo. A book is required for this course.*


September 30, 2021 to November 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Calling all animal lovers! Gain a better understanding of the complex role animals play and the many ways animals are used in human societies. This five-week Lunch & Learn series will focus on a different animal each week. And is a great companion series to the Animals in the Media course, or for anybody interested in the intersection of animals and society.


October 6, 2021 to November 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Customize your own Minecraft world and mod the classic game in this one-of-a-kind class. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods. Students will create a wide variety of new elements, gameplay mechanics, and world generating mods to change the way you play Minecraft. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. For students ages 10-14.


October 25, 2021 to November 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
October 25, 2021 to November 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
October 30, 2021 to December 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Take the next step beyond simply "playing" Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. For students ages 10-14.


November 30, 2021 to December 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
November 30, 2021 to December 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Continue to grow your MI skills and practice through conversations and activities. This course is for professionals practicing MI with clients on a regular basis.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
For additional information, visit our Motivational Interviewing webpage.
Explore the essential building blocks for fiction or memoir. Plot, setting, theme, characterization, point of view and dialogue will all be covered. What is the hero's journey and how does a writer weave a tale into a page-turning best seller? Understanding these basics is the first step.


July 20, 2021 to August 12, 2021, RTEC 124
Examines the history of Paris chronologically from the founding of Paris to the present. Explores the political, cultural, and societal changes in 2,000 years of Parisian history. Examines the city from political, social, geographical, and cultural viewpoints. This course is taught in English.


September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Approach Performance Management on a day-to-day basis by working with your employees to be sure they understand their roles and responsibilities. Ultimately, this will inspire employees to reach for greater productivity and personal growth.


November 30, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you in the height of your career and wondering if you're on the right financial path? Create a comprehensive personal financial plan using the #1 financial planning software in the industry, guided by a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Discover how to align your values with your financial goals and prepare for your future. Don't miss this opportunity to truly understand your investments and build a plan and the confidence you need to succeed. Couples are encouraged to attend together. Register your partner/spouse for an additional $25.


October 12-14, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
This course was such a hit last fall that we're doing it again this year with new recipes! The fall and winter holidays call for an assortment of dishes that highlight seasonal flavors and mouth-watering ingredients. Join Chef Holly as she demonstrates how to make delicious show-stopping plant-based dishes such as Butternut-Sage Lasagna with Bechamel Sauce, Creamy Green Bean Casserole, and Candy Cane Cupcakes--all 100% plant-based!


Tuesday, November 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you concerned about how you will get enough protein if you switch to a plant-based diet? Join Chef Holly and explore the many different ways to incorporate alternative proteins into your plant-based meals. Learn specific benefits of legumes, grains, nuts and seeds and cook along with Holly as she demonstrates different recipes to try at home.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join Kath Macaulay, traveling artist and creator of Pocket Sketching, to explore this fun and creative way to take watercolors on the go. Pocket Sketching is an innovative quick-draw technique that uses a water-soluble pen to create a beautiful piece in 25 minutes or less. Materials are required for this course.


November 15-23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Poetry is a powerful tool for connecting to the world through something we share - language - as well as an act of courage and creativity. In this poetry workshop, we'll stock our kit bags with the craft and encouragement we need to walk a poetic line with confidence.


December 4-11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Improve your Spanish as we travel virtually through the enchanting world of Spain. Students will improve conversational skills while learning about diverse destinations including Madrid, Seville, Basque Country and Galicia. The course will be conducted in Spanish and students will have opportunities to practice speaking in small groups and ask questions about Spain to clarify comprehension. Designed for beginning-intermediate Spanish language learners but all levels are welcome.


July 12, 2021 to August 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
You are invited to celebrate the rich traditions of Fiestas in Spanish-speaking cultures. Raise a glass of vino tinto and practice your Spanish language skills. David Engel will take you on a tour of different cultural fiestas including Semana Santa from Sevilla, Guelaguetza in Oaxaca, Sant Jordi in Barcelona, and El Cervantino in the Guanajuato region. This course is perfect for the beginning-intermediate Spanish language student.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Do you have a great idea you think could be a successful business but just don't know how to get started? Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you.


Wednesday, August 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman in this interactive online course focused on sorting and organizing printed photos. Students will learn how to identify their photo goals and develop a strategy to achieve those goals. This is a great course for those who are overwhelmed with how to start organizing their boxes, bins, and bags of printed photos and outdated media.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Project management skills are growing in demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free informational session to learn about these skills and if you might benefit from courses and/or certification. Registration is required to receive link to online session.


Wednesday, September 15, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Gain new tools to help plan your projects at work and home using strategies that support your brain to visually track and make forward progress. Learn techniques to work efficiently with focus and manage everyday stress to bring your projects to the finish line.


Thursday, November 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for the Oregon Property Manager License Exam in just seven weeks. This course combines weekly interactive sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) education requirement.


October 5, 2021 to November 16, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Project management is becoming a vital part of many professions. Gain an overview of how to navigate all phases of project management, including how to successfully initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects applying industry accepted project management best practices.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Add your name to our Project Management Interest List.
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. For students ages 10-14.


October 26, 2021 to November 18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
October 26, 2021 to November 18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
October 30, 2021 to December 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This Safe Sitter® program prepares students 11-15 to be safe when you are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn first aid, choking infant/child rescue and infant/child CPR. For students ages 11-15.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this French 201: Second-Year course. This course continues the work of First-Year French, reviewing, expanding and perfecting pronunciation, structure and vocabulary for the purpose of active oral and written communication. Emphasis will be placed on writing and reading skills. Prerequisite: First-Year French III (103). A textbook is required for this course.


September 20, 2021 to December 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this intermediate Mandarin Chinese class. This is the first course of a three-course sequence in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language and culture. This course will focus on effective communication in the Mandarin Chinese language, emphasizing both the written and spoken language, as well as an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. Particular attention will be given to exploring the relationship between Chinese language, literature, philosophy, and culture. Prerequisites: CHN 103. A textbook is required for this course.


September 21, 2021 to December 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Everyone judges a book by its cover. In this course for self-publishers, study the principles of good cover design, learn how to find stock images and fonts that can be used in commercial projects, and observe a demonstration on how to create a complete cover file using a graphic design program.


Saturday, December 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Washington State is the second-largest premium wine producer in the U.S. With more than 1,050 wineries, over 400 wine grape growers, 70 plus varieties produced, and 16 distinct growing regions, there is a lot to know about the Washington Wine Country! This fun and informative class will focus on three different American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) - Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, and the Columbia Gorge. The instructor will provide a general list of three wines to purchase prior to the class so students can taste along if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, August 19, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join NASM Certified Personal Trainer Shantyel Bowman for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. With a Masters Degree in Athletic Training, Shantyel takes a holistic approach to total body wellness. The course will focus initially on stabilization and balance then transition to endurance, strength and power. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join functional fitness specialist Shondra Zimmermann for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. Shondra's mission is to help you learn the general rules of the moving body, while pushing your physical limits in a safe and progressive environment.


June 21, 2021 to August 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
June 22, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 20, 2021 to December 1, 2021, BEC 0151
September 21, 2021 to December 2, 2021, BEC 0151
Learn the basics of dehydration and techniques to improve the meals you pack for your adventures. This course is great for anyone curious about creating meals for the trail, whether you already own a dehydrator or not, and is suitable for people with dietary restrictions who want to improve their options. The cost of the course includes The Dehydrator Cookbook for Outdoor Adventures written by the instructor.


October 28, 2021 to November 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
A hallmark of French cooking, the soufflé is like magic with a reputation for being temperamental. Join Chef Candy as she takes away the mystery and demonstrates how simple they are to make. In this course, students will master the soufflé base and extend that skill into creating both sweet and savory masterpieces


Saturday, August 14, 2021, CUL 117
This online meeting will help you gather information about COCC's bilingual training preparing individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings. Registration for meeting is required to receive online access link.


Tuesday, August 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Build a toolbox of skills to help improve recruitment practices, including understanding the impacts of implicit bias on hiring, reviewing job descriptions for bias, eliminating bias in the applicant screening and interview process, and adding a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion lens to the full cycle recruitment process. Applying these tools to hire and retain diverse teams will contribute to the overall success in reaching your organization's goals.


October 6-13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This two-day per week course is appropriate for anyone who wants a slower Tai Chi course or those dealing with chronic health conditions. The slow, gentle and simple movements help facilitate healing and improve range of motion, flexibility and balance.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn proven techniques to transform your team into a highly motivated, hardworking team. Whether your team is virtual or not, a unified team will consistently outperform a collection of talented individuals.


December 14-16, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. You need in-depth information on the often confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices with your own, or a loved one's, health insurance.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, October 14, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Buddha taught that we all have a naturally conscious and loving presence. However, we get distracted by our reactions to life situations and develop habits of mind that overshadow our original nature. This course will explore how the Buddhist point of view guides the way to remembering the true heart/mind of compassion.


September 30, 2021 to November 4, 2021, Natural Mind Dharma Center
With a return to in-person work on the horizon, this is a great time to explore and implement new behaviors that will ensure your team's successful transition from remote working. This course is structured as a discussion group based on the bestselling book by Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Learn from, and build on, the collective wisdom that comes from putting creative minds together while exploring common challenges of leadership and teams.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Moby Dick is a candidate for the "Great American Novel." On its surface, it is about an obsessed man's quest for revenge against the white whale that wrecked his previous ship and severed his leg, but it contains great depths of ideas. In this course, students will probe into deeper issues such as morality, questing, perception, racial differences, whaling, among others. The novel will be the guide that provides insight into many aspects of nineteenth-century cultural themes. Students will provide their own copy of the book.


October 12, 2021 to November 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join other healthcare professionals for this hybrid online/live Zoom workshop. Using self-paced recorded presentations and online activities, we'll explore the origins of bias and why it is challenging to eliminate. The self-paced presentations provide a foundation for a live, interactive Zoom class which will provide opportunities to discuss ways we can work together to challenge current biased values/behaviors that seep into our personal and professional lives.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Dr. Andria Woodell brings you a hybrid self-paced and interactive live online professional development workshop on the psychological science behind bias and how awareness of the research can help individuals and communities work to change our perceptions and interactions with others.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join professional whiskey distiller Rick Molitor from New Basin Distilling Company in Madras, Oregon to learn about Irish Whiskey. While we sample different varieties of Irish whiskey, we will explore the history, distilling process and unique characteristics of the different regions of Ireland. Participants will receive a tasting kit including six samples of Irish whiskey, a tasting guide and a whiskey tasting glass for blind nosing and tasting to determine their favorite. Tasting kit included in the price. Participants must be 21 years of age or older and show ID to pick up the kit. Kits cannot be mailed.


Sunday, August 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn about whiskeys from around the world. This course will explore key whiskey distilling regions and discover what makes their whiskey special. Join professional whiskey distiller Rick Molitor from New Basin Distilling Company in Madras, Oregon as he takes you on this worldly whiskey nosing and tasting journey. Tasting kit included in the price. Participants must be 21 years of age or older and show ID to pick up the kit. Kits cannot be mailed.


Sunday, October 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Advance your ability to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


November 16-18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This practical Spanish course is for those who wish to learn basic language skills to communicate with Spanish-speaking customers and community members. It will include customer service phrases and conversations related to common workplace transactions in a customer service setting.


October 6, 2021 to November 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are ten or fifty, it's time to start a career as the next YouTube star. Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the Dos and Don'ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship. Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. A webcam is required for this course. For students ages 10-14.


November 29, 2021 to December 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
November 29, 2021 to December 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
In the digital age, nothing is impossible! Become a master of illusion by learning the techniques used by Hollywood masters to create FX magic. Whether you want to enhance your YouTube videos or create a cool scene to amaze your friends, this class teaches the tools you need. Experiment with visual effects as you learn the dynamics of camera angles, editing, graphic layering, and sound effects. Then watch as your new creations take your channel content to the next level! A webcam is required, compatible with MAC and Windows OS only, and requires a 64-bit operating system. For students ages 10-14.


September 18, 2021 to October 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 21, 2021 to October 14, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
September 21, 2021 to October 14, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM