Upcoming Courses

Courses

Explore beyond an ADHD diagnosis and learn essential steps, tools, skills, and perspectives needed to help your child thrive. Learn about the best supports you really need, the facts about ADHD that you may not know, and how to best prepare yourselves for the journey ahead.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Perfect for any fitness level, this class is part strength training and part cardio for a complete workout. Dumbbells are suggested but not mandatory for strength training. Bring a mat and a set of dumbbells (3lbs to 10lbs in weight).


Wednesday, July 6, 2022, RM Gym Door A
Wednesday, August 3, 2022, RM Gym Door A
Examine a series of extremely effective exercises that will quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal muscle, especially the deepest layer, WITHOUT stressing your back or neck joints and WITHOUT having to get on the floor.


Wednesday, October 26, 2022, Online Only
Every successful person in the workplace uses financial information to help make effective decisions. This course will give you a foundation to understand the finance, accounting, liabilities and financial planning basics to increase your effectiveness. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Acupressure is an eastern healing technique that involves pressing or massaging key points on the body to stimulate energy flow through pathways called meridians. When the points that regulate metabolism, digestion and thyroid function are blocked or out of balance, losing weight will seem like an impossible task. In this virtual workshop, you will learn the main pressure points that help strengthen thyroid function, boost metabolism, control appetite, decrease food cravings, reduce stress-eating and strengthen the entire digestive system.


Tuesday, October 18, 2022, Online Only
Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Learn to use the drawing tools, color and text to create print-ready PDF documents. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Adobe InDesign allows you to create multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines, and works seamlessly with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Impress your business organization, friends, and family by enhancing their photos and creating magazine cover-quality enhanced images. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Have you always dreamed of learning Spanish or want to refresh your high school Spanish? Start here! The primary focus of this class will be on building conversational tools in Spanish through interactive practice and exercises. Learn how to carry on short conversations in Spanish. Each class will include interesting cultural anecdotes, including Spanish word origin, dialect differences, and names in Spanish.


October 17, 2022 to November 21, 2022, Online Only
October 18, 2022 to November 22, 2022, Online Only
Learning a language is a lifelong journey, and now you are on your way! Keep up the momentum in Beginner Spanish Part 2. Continue with practical conversational components and builder phrases in Spanish that will enable you to hold short conversations related to giving and asking for directions and restaurant communication. Cultural discussions include the importance of food, family, and friendships in Spanish-speaking countries. This class is designed for new students and those who have completed the Conversational Spanish Beginner Part 1 course.


February 20, 2023 to March 27, 2023, Online Only
February 21, 2023 to March 28, 2023, Online Only
Hablas un poquito Español? Intermediate Spanish is specifically designed for the adult learner who has taken some Spanish in the past and would like to improve their conversational skills. Practice conversation skills such as learning how to make plans and discussing preferences. Cultural discussions will cover holiday traditions and celebrations in Spanish-speaking countries. This online class is for new students and previous Conversational Spanish Beginner Part 1 and 2 participants.


October 19, 2022 to November 30, 2022, Online Only
Quieres hablar más Español? Continue building on previous Spanish skills to further develop your conversational abilities, including expressing recommendations and comparisons. Delve into more complex grammatical instruction and vocabulary to create full sentences in Spanish. Exciting cultural discussions are related to music, dance, and famous people in Spanish-speaking countries. Students who have completed Conversational Spanish Intermediate Part 1 or Conversational Spanish Beginner Part 2 will find the most success in this online class.


February 22, 2023 to March 29, 2023, Online Only
It is summer time and it's beautiful! Join professional photographer Jay Grammond as he leads you on a photographic journey of possibilities that will get you out of the house and into your own yard or local park this summer. Learn to see and compose creatively, how to create or look for great backgrounds, what subjects to focus on, and helpful apps and resources that can help you create your best images yet!


Thursday, September 22, 2022, Online Only
Quieres mejorar tu Español? Advanced Spanish is for students who have had previous Spanish classes and are looking to broaden their conversational skills. You will focus on the past tense (preterite and imperfect tenses) and more complex grammatical aspects of conversation. Learn to express in Spanish things you've done in the past. You should have completed Conversational Spanish Intermediate 1 and 2 or have several years of Spanish language to enroll in this online class.


October 20, 2022 to December 1, 2022, Online Only
¿Quieres ampliar tu Español? Then this is the course for you! Expand your skills by learning new complex grammatical concepts and sentence structures. Build your language expertise with an overview of the Spanish subjunctive. You must have completed Advanced Spanish Part I or had more than two years of the Spanish language to be successful in this online class.


February 23, 2023 to March 30, 2023, Online Only
Has it been a while since you swung a racket? Or have you wanted to play but didn't know where to start? Refresh your skills or learn more about the great game of tennis now! 


July 6-27, 2022, RH Tennis Courts
August 3-24, 2022, RH Tennis Courts
Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
You can't make sound decisions with inaccurate information. Discover the Excel tools that can help you use your data and information with confidence. This class is included with the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Acupressure can provide great relief with no side effects to help you feel your best. Learn the nine master pressure points that are the most helpful and most frequently prescribed to help and assist every system in your body.


Thursday, October 27, 2022, Online Only
A project- and activity-based course, you will get the opportunity to practice with Google Analytics for more advanced learning and skill development. Your instructor will work with you on implementing Google Analytics for your own website. You will come away with the skills necessary for employing this most useful tool. This course is included in the Google Analytics Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
How is teaching online different from teaching in-person? What are the advantages to you as an instructor? Discover how to engage your audience, create content and assessment, how to avoid the biggest mistakes, and so much more!


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Forget the fads and dump the buzz words. Take your knowledge of marketing to a new level. These advanced marketing concepts will enable you to develop more effective marketing campaigns and results. This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level! Focus on the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Complete your SQL Certificate with advanced information. Learn how to write advanced subqueries, advanced join queries, and UNION queries that query more than one table. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
December 5-30, 2022, Online Only
There are tremendous opportunities for teaching online. Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course. Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows, and find out how self-quizzes enhance learning. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Make your website truly responsive and able to serve all device sizes from smartphone to desktop. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Have you ever wondered what the air fryer hype is all about? Do you want cooking ideas that go beyond fries and frozen processed foods? Dive into the world of air frying in this demonstration and cook-along class! Watch as our online chef makes homemade egg rolls, pizza bites, seasoned potato wedges, and burgers, and cook-along to make copycat KFC chicken!


Saturday, October 1, 2022, Online Only
Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art that has no tournaments or competitions. Its focus is on mental and physical discipline through hand-to-hand, sword, and staff techniques, and is for people of all abilities.


June 2, 2022 to July 7, 2022, HC Gym Door 5
July 14, 2022 to August 25, 2022, HC Gym Door 5
October 27, 2022 to December 29, 2022, HC Gym Door 5
Could you save a life in an emergency? Being trained in CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator has the greatest impact on resuscitation over any other factor.


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Have you heard about the app called TikTok? In this fun class, we will take a look at the fastest-growing social media app used by millions each day. Learn how it's used and how parents can make it safer for their kids. We'll cover everything you need to know as TikTok changes the future of social media.


Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Online Only
Start a new holiday tradition and create lifelong family memories by baking homemade gingerbread and constructing your own gingerbread house! During this class, you will create the gingerbread for the house and whip up a batch of stiff Royal Icing to hold it all together!


Friday, December 16, 2022, Online Only
Minnesota is home to a fantastic variety of Veteran memorials -- everything from street names to granite monuments to statues. Join our instructor as he shares his travels around the state to discover some of the ways Minnesota honors its Veterans.


Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Online Only
Barre classes combine elements of barre, dance, yoga, and Pilates. Exercises are high intensity and low impact. Energizing music will carry you through the burn as you tone the legs and butt as well as strengthen the core. Balance and flexibility training are included in every session. Barre classes are a great way to improve posture and strengthen the stabilizing muscles around the joints.


July 11, 2022 to August 24, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
September 7, 2022 to October 31, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
November 2, 2022 to December 28, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
How do you keep track of day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Learn how to understand the numbers and how to record every penny.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Do you have a special talent, skill, or passion that you would love to share with the community? Have you ever thought of becoming a Community Education instructor? Earn extra money doing something you love! Our instructors include art lovers, wellness coaches, fitness instructors, cooking enthusiasts, history buffs and more. If you can create a class, we would love to meet you! Attend our free class to get more information about teaching for Community Education. Pre-registration is required.


Wednesday, August 10, 2022, Online Only
Is your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher? This comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Online Only
Online blogging is a great way to get the word out about you, your service, your product, or information you want to share! You will learn step-by-step how to start a free blog with WordPress and how to catch the eye of your followers. You will also learn how to earn an income with your blog, including links to other websites and advertising on your blog, as well as how to increase your internet ranking.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Would you like to speak Spanish? Practice the basic building blocks of the language and be able to ask and answer questions and hold simple conversations. You'll be speaking and reading Spanish in no time with this two-month online course.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Are you a photographer who wants to take their images to the next level? Or maybe you are just getting started. Discover compositional basics, discuss concepts of building your photographic vision, and take away ideas and concepts that you can put into practice right away.


Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Online Only
Has your golf game landed you in the sand so much you feel like you're at the beach? Turn your bogeys into birdies! Join PGA Master Professional Mike Seiffert in a stress-free and fun environment while honing the fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching, bunker and full swing skills.


July 12-26, 2022, Fox Hollow Golf Club
Whether you run your own business, run the family finances, or want to add to your job skills, this online certificate course will help you understand the bookkeeping process and how to keep your accounts accurately.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Understanding Debits and Credits, General Ledger and Month-End Procedures, and Closing Procedures and Financial Statements.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Acquire the basic skills to boost your website traffic, including how to optimize your search engine presence. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan one step at a time.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
The Black Hills Photo Shootout in South Dakota brings photographers from across the country together for photography, education, sightseeing, camaraderie, and fun! You will have an incredible weekend packed full of informative photography workshops, great photo networking opportunities, and unbelievable outdoor subjects to photograph. Great courses, exceptional instructors, amazing photo opportunities, all in one weekend in the beautiful outdoors -- who could ask for more!?!


September 30, 2022 to October 2, 2022
The ability to communicate in writing is a critical skill in any business or workplace. Understanding the basic principles and steps used in writing reports and proposals will set you on the path to crafting effective professional business documents. This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. Discover your role as a non-financial manager in the cash flow process. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
When your child has a Smartphone, there are key things you should know in order to keep them safe and secure. We'll help you understand recommended safety settings on popular social media apps, explore parental control apps for your child's Smartphone, and simplify this complicated technology so that you and your child can use the phone safely without worry.


Monday, October 10, 2022, Online Only
Experience the tactile art of working with clay! Designed for every level of artist, you'll start with a hand building project to learn some basic techniques and progress to throwing on a pottery wheel.


September 12, 2022 to November 28, 2022, HC Art Rm Door 5
September 13, 2022 to November 29, 2022, HC Art Rm Door 5
Nearly every decision in the workplace relies on financial information in one way or another. Discover how understanding this information can help you make smart decisions about budgeting, setting goals and assessing performance within your area of influence.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Cash is King, and Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Games are increasingly recognized as tools that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course looks at both video and analog games.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Introduction to Game Design and Intermediate Video Game Design.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Business Writing, Effective Copywriting, and Writing News and Press Releases.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Customer service is an essential part of any business or organization. As the use of technology increases, human interaction with customers becomes even more important. You can become an excellent service provider through this two-part online program.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Extraordinary Customer Service and Keys to Customer Service.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Good grammar doesn't make good writing, but good writing demands good grammar. Put an end to grammar mistakes that detract from your work. Everything you learn will elevate your communication skills and help you present polished, professional writing every time.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), this certificate course provides practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Leadership Principles, Developing Your Leadership Skills, and Developing Your Professional Career.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
New research and information comes out frequently about how your learners - and you - learn. Everyone learns differently. This course brings you the most advanced information about three of the most prevalent student characteristics you face in teaching: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Developing the Socialization Skills of Students with ASD in the Inclusive Classroom, Gender Matters: Gender in the Classroom, and Generational Learning Styles.


July 5, 2022 to August 26, 2022, Online Only
October 3, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. How well do YOU know it?
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Mastering Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation and program evaluation for non-profits with this course.
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Revenue Generation for Nonprofits, and Program Evaluation for Nonprofits.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Whether you are new to teaching online or already doing it, this program will give you the fundamentals of teaching online as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Teaching Online, Designing Online Instruction, and Fostering Online Discussion.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Every business or organization needs project management. A good project manager can detect problems early for quick resolution, which can improve employee, customer and public confidence and attitude. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Project Management, Project Management Knowledge Areas, and Project Management Processes.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life -- passing on knowledge and skills to others.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Have you ever judged a business or company by their website? Effective website design is essential in the digital marketplace. No prior web design, HTML or coding knowledge is needed for this course. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Web Design, Intermediate Web Design, and Advanced Web Design.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Communication in the workplace is more important than ever and critical to your career advancement and success. Discover skills and techniques you can study over the weekend and put to use on Monday morning!
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Negotiation: Get What You Want, and Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Financial statements can help you measure performance, make improvements and set goals for your business, organization or home finances. Learn how to prepare these statements, close your books, and get ready for the next accounting period. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. Take your first steps into learning a skill that can help you become even more valuable in the job market or in your current organization.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Coding, HTML Fundamentals, and CSS Fundamentals.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for the success of your team or organization. This class is included in the Management Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Learn how to prepare your child and your family for college logistically, academically, and financially. The power is in your hands to make smart decisions about this next big step in your student's life.


Monday, August 8, 2022, RM Media Door A
An average manager can spend more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. No matter what your position, conflict management skills can positively correlate to higher earnings and promotion. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Core Fusion combines yoga, Pilates and body sculpting in an upbeat and challenging format to strengthen your core, provide a total body stretch, and increase your flexibility.


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Current research shows lifestyle and diet have a big effect on how the brain ages. No matter what your age, there are things you can begin to do today to improve how quickly and effectively brain cells communicate with each other. Learn which superfoods reduce the damaging effects of toxins and inflammation on the brain and which nutrients are great for memory, attention, processing information and reducing stress.


Monday, November 7, 2022, Online Only
The Crescendo Music Program provides individual music lessons to students of all ages -- school age through adulthood. For additional program information, click the session dates below.


September 12, 2022 to May 22, 2023, HC Music Room Door 5
September 13, 2022 to May 18, 2023, HC Music Room Door 5
CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets, which describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media. It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once, saving you, as the creator, a lot of work! This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Educators and psychologists know that learning is significantly affected by factors such as stress, anxiety, self-image, cultural expectations and societal expectations. In this course, you will examine the factors that come together to create unique challenges to black students in the classroom, and explore ways in which teachers can minimize those challenges and support school success for all students.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) -- a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. Examine strategies for working effectively with ASD students and parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with ASD. This class is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Have you ever wondered what it takes to get to that next level in your career? Identify the skills that all great leaders possess. Discover how your image can determine where you go. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit for influencing others. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Get a fundamental, yet advanced, introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, and optimizing your presence on search engines.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Improving Email Promotions, Boosting Your Website Traffic, and Online Advertising.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Explore the world of digital court reporting in courtroom and freelance settings. Find out about court proceedings, professional integrity, terminology, equipment, online research and more!


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Have you been wanting to make your own chunky knit blanket? Sign up now for this class and learn how! The class includes all materials needed to make a 45x55" or 40x60" throw, and personalized instruction. Food and beverages will be available for purchase before, during, and after the class.


Monday, December 5, 2022, Pour Wine and Bistro
Monday, December 5, 2022, Pour Wine and Bistro
Monday, December 5, 2022, Pour Wine and Bistro
Monday, December 5, 2022, Pour Wine and Bistro
Do you have a teenager that will soon finish their driver education class or has recently received their permit? Join us for a 2-hour parent course to learn more about driving laws and the process of licensure, as well as lessons to help YOU be the best driving mentor you can be.


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Ethiopian/Eritrean food has become a favorite among foodies worldwide. Experience the thrilling taste of exotic spices paired with daily ingredients such as vegetables, beans, and lentils, or meat sautéed with flavored butters and healthy oils. Every step in this virtual class is educational, informative and a delicious trip into the food culture of these historic countries. Enjoy cooking along from the comfort of your own kitchen.


Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Online Only
Whether you are sending out a press release, communicating internally with a memo, or promoting your skills online or in a letter, strong writing skills are the key to success. Learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back.
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
To succeed in today's marketplace, entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. This course offers you a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Do you remember seeing those old painted ads on the sides of buildings for Coca-Cola, Grain Belt Beer, grocery stores, and warehouses? Join Jay as he takes you on a virtual walk around the Twin Cities to view this sort of "Art Gallery" that surrounds us. You will also learn a bit about the history of some of these companies that date back into the 1800s.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Online Only
Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas, and a checklist for going into business.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Entrepreneur Boot Camp, The Business Plan, and Entrepreneurial Marketing.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Self-publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as Amazon options. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies. Participants must attend "Beginner's Guide to Getting Published" before attending this class.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Online Only
Are you tired of working for someone else? Do you need to make more money? Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award-winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business start-up workshop you will ever find.


Thursday, July 14, 2022, Online Only
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Online Only
We all know good customer service is important, but what makes it truly extraordinary? Discover how easy it is to tweak ordinary customer service into an experience that will keep customers coming back. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Join your friends and create a whimsical fall wreath that will be perfect decoration to welcome in the fall season changes. You will work side-by-side with our instructors to make this adorably festive wreath.


Thursday, August 11, 2022, ER Rm 202 Door A
Gather your family for this fun online holiday cookie decorating class! Learn the basics for decorating cookies at home with Royal Icing. You will receive an email with recipes for cookies to bake ahead of time so class can focus on decorating.


Friday, December 9, 2022, Online Only
Discover what goes into a college's price tag and how to make a plan without a lifetime of debt. Learn why college is an investment, not just an expense. Explore the different forms of financial aid, how to apply for it, and how to read an offer letter. Get tips on what to do now to reduce your college and out-of-pocket costs.


Monday, August 15, 2022, RM Media Door A
Take the mystery out of money matters! Build on your understanding of financial concepts and information found on your organization's reports. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Feeling like you don't know where to start when it comes to managing money? Whether you are just beginning your financial journey or are wanting to help a young person in your life, we've got you covered. This class has been designed for teens, young adults, or anyone who has not received education on finances.


Wednesday, August 17, 2022, ZH Media Door 1
Would you like a little variety in your workouts? Do you need some flexibility in your workout schedule? Our "Fitness with Chelsey" Punch Card lets you participate in your choice of 50/50 and Core Fusion classes at Handke Family Center.


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Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest ways to make it a superior learning experience for your students. Experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of 'continual engagement' in teaching. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Escape to the Mediterranean with the flavors of Greece while you cook along with Tess from the comfort of your own kitchen. Create a classic full-flavored Greek meal with your family, significant other, or friends for a special evening enjoying a taste of Greece!


Saturday, November 19, 2022, Online Only
There are differences in how the genders learn. Discover techniques and activities to help them be successful in the classroom and the workplace. This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
General ledgers are all about balance. In this online course, you'll learn how to post journal entries and make sure your general ledger balances at the end of the month. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Students learn in a variety of ways, and generational characteristics can influence learning styles. Explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique "cohort experience." This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Do you know how to get the most out of your website? Understand your visitor traffic better, calculate return on investment for your online advertising, and turn traffic into profit. This class is included in the Google Analytics Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
If you are not reviewing your website statistics, you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This Certificate, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool.
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Google Analytics and Advanced Google Analytics.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Discover how to use Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop to create a myriad of print projects and digital art work. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Do you have the desire, but not the willpower, to stop smoking? People can, using guided imagery, stop smoking after just one session!


Monday, September 19, 2022, RM Media Door A
Did you know that there is a way to lose weight without diet pills or starvation? Group hypnosis includes suggestions that will help you eat the type and quantity of foods that are beneficial in losing weight and maintaining your desired weight.


Monday, September 19, 2022, RM Media Door A
Rainbows remind us there is magic in the world. Create your rope rainbow to hang as your reminder, decorate a child's room, or to give to someone who needs a special message. Rainbows are approximately 9 inches high. Choose three colors and wrap the rope yourself, brush the tassels, add a hanger, and admire your DIY skills. This class includes using a glue gun.


Thursday, July 14, 2022, ER Rm 202 Door A
Thursday, July 21, 2022, RM Art Rm Door A
Whether it is your very first home, dream home, or investment property, the home buying process can be intimidating. This class will walk you through the ever-changing real estate market and empower you to make educated purchasing decisions. We will help you create a plan based on your goals, limitations, timeline, and the market specifically in the area you are looking to buy. Learn how to personalize the home buying plan that fits you best.


Tuesday, September 20, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, October 4, 2022, RM Media Door A
Saturday, November 5, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Tuesday, December 6, 2022, RM Media Door A
Saturday, December 17, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Restaurant-quality egg rolls and samosas can be made right in your own kitchen! These appetizers are jammed with flavors from around the world and can be a quick way to incorporate leftovers into something new and fun to eat. Make a variety of egg rolls, samosas, and dipping sauces in this virtual class.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Online Only
Learn the basics to create and begin your very own YouTube channel. Join the world's largest media platform to share your hobbies, advice, instructions, talents/gifts, and more with the world and your audience!


Friday, November 11, 2022, Online Only
Have you heard about Podcasts and would like to know more? Discover how to listen to these digital audio shows online, select your favorite topics and even learn about any subject. You'll see why podcasts are now one of the most popular tools for learning and personal growth, as well as a fun form of entertainment! No prior knowledge required.


Monday, September 19, 2022, Online Only
For many of us, going to bed is the start of a fight to get to sleep. The more we fight, the harder it is for sleep to come. This class will offer methods that have helped many people get to sleep easily and will explain which kinds of sleep loss require medical attention.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Online Only
Build simple web pages by hand coding, using HTML tags to create paragraphs, headings, lists, links, and more! This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Perfect your Pierogies during this virtual cook-along class! Start with homemade dough and filling that will make your taste buds dance for joy! You'll also discover how to freeze these little dumplings and store them for a rainy day.


Friday, October 7, 2022, Online Only
Rogers Parks and Rec, in partnership with ISD 728 Community Education, is hosting our annual Halloween Carnival and Skate event! Join us for the free game carnival with prizes, and Open Skate. Wear a costume and skate free!


Sunday, October 30, 2022, Rogers Activity Center
Discover new ways to improve your email promotions, including when and what to email, and testing email content. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Join author June Gossler Anderson as she shares stories of her travels to Ireland to explore its ghostly residents. Ireland's history has been recorded in its abbeys and churches, forts and castles, jails and graveyards by those who lived during those turbulent times and often perished because of them. Their ghosts are eyewitnesses to this history. Sometimes, they are the history.


Monday, October 17, 2022, Online Only
Discover the emerging field of integrated marketing. What is its purpose? What makes it unique? What are "the hot 5" digital marketing methods, and why do they work? What methods will work best for you? This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Discover the growing field that integrates traditional print marketing with digital marketing for even greater marketing success. Understand how digital marketing and print complement and enhance each other, and how to integrate both kinds of marketing for even greater overall effectiveness. Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Marketing Concepts, Successful Print Marketing, and Integrated Marketing Best Practices.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
What goes into building a great social network? How do you select the right tool for your business? What is Ning? How do you know where to spend your time? What's next? Or are you still working on last year's trends? This course is included in the Social Media for Business Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Many business decisions involve comparing groups for differences and relationships between variables. Explore the statistics behind differences and relationships in this online course. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Demystify the electric pressure cooker/multi-cooker called the Instant Pot during a virtual class! Learn the foundations of cooking and care, and how to make a few amazingly satisfying dishes in the Instant Pot. This class is a combination of demonstration and cook-along. Cook along with Tess as she creates a Creamy Cheesy Tuscan Chicken with Penne pasta dish.


Saturday, September 17, 2022, Online Only
Discover insights hidden in your data! Delve further into Power Query to Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) your data. Add user-friendly features to enhance your reports. This course is included in the Power BI certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Start with a review of Structured Query Language (SQL). Then discover how to retrieve more meaningful data from one or more tables stored in a database. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


June 6, 2022 to July 1, 2022, Online Only
July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
December 5-30, 2022, Online Only
Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion this year. Learn the basics of video game processes, the main video game genres, and acquire simple game programming ability. This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
You know how to put together a basic website, but you want it to do more! Add functions, objects, forms, databases and tables, and examine accessibility guidelines and conformance. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
New technologies allow you to create your own web pages using code, even if you aren't a computer science expert. Explore the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script, and practical uses for each. This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting. This course will help you start on that journey. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
En Garde! Discover the thrilling sport of Fencing! Learn new skills and basic techniques, and train to compete! Explore all three weapons -- epee, saber, and foil -- and focus on blade work, footwork, and balance. All materials and a team t-shirt will be provided.


August 22-26, 2022, SM Gym Door U
It has been said that everyone has a book in them. Do you? Designed specifically for those with little to no fiction-writing experience, this online course will help you find your path toward your fiction-writing goals.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Discover resources for developing game design and identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. Understand the different roles required in the development of a video game, and how to work with game developers.This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Discover how to quickly extract, transform, and load data with just a few clicks using Microsoft's free Power BI Desktop program. This course is included in the Power BI certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Having good project management skills is one of the fastest paths to promotion in many organizations. Go through the basics of creating a project in this online course. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
In this comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a treatment, a spec script, and a shooting script and when to do each. Lastly, get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Discover the top social media sites and learn how businesses are using them. This course is included in the Social Media for Business Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Learning how to write Structured Query Language (SQL) code can increase your worth in the job market! Start here with the basics. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
December 5-30, 2022, Online Only
Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success in the growing remote-working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One-time, 90-minute, one-on-one video chat class! Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo.


June 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022, Online Only
September 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, Online Only
Frequently, a website forms the first impression of a business, company or organization. A good website starts with a plan. Discover the basics of web design from planning the structure to layout to publishing. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Do you have a teenager who is ready to drive? Getting a driver's license has changed greatly in the last few years! Our trained and state-licensed instructor will explain the process of taking a Driver's Education Course through ISD 728 Community Education.


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Discover 20 SIMPLE things you can do every day to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day. Join our instructor and your friends in a ZOOM meeting that could help you change your life!


Thursday, October 6, 2022, Online Only
Good customer service skills can have a powerful impact on your life as well as your career. Discover how to avoid customer turnoffs and what it takes to consistently deliver great customer service. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Get a great workout at the pool without having to pay club membership fees!


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Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, and addressing challenging goals. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Have you ever caught sight of your reflection in a window or mirror to see that your head leads the way? Or noticed that your shoulders and upper back are too rounded forward? Learn techniques to improve posture and stand straighter, as well as how to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and related injuries and regain bone mass.


Tuesday, October 25, 2022, Online Only
Some theorists believe that loneliness is one of the most difficult of all emotions to handle. Loneliness is not just being alone; sometimes, solitude can be pleasant. Loneliness carries the feeling of being cut off or alienated. Sometimes it makes one feel as if nobody cares about them; lonely people often add to their distress by drawing away from others. This talk offers the steps people can take to get away from loneliness, along with the ability to enjoy solitude.


Tuesday, July 19, 2022, Online Only
Adults of all ages are welcome to participate in this 2,500-year-old practice that helps us overcome self-dislike and builds proper self-love and self-acceptance. Meditation also helps us act more gently and lovingly toward others and live without fear or hatred. This practice improves good relationships and helps heal problem ones. It also teaches compassion, balance in relationships, and appreciating the good fortune of others.


November 10-17, 2022, Online Only
If you can type, you can make money at home using your computer. You will discover how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your services, effective home office equipment choices, and 100 ways to make money with a computer. There is a definite need for your services, so learn to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make more money. (Must have attended "Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas.")


Thursday, July 14, 2022, Online Only
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Online Only
Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. Explore the characteristics of Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers, their motivations and what messages they value. Then identify practical how-to tips and techiques for managing them. This class is included in the Management Certificate course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Members of the "Greatest Generation" are leaving us at an alarming rate. Photographer and amateur historian Jay Grammond planned and facilitated a WWII History Series in Elk River for 13 years, and got to know many people who shared their stories with us -- Holocaust and Japanese-American internment camp survivors, homefront workers, Allied POWs, veterans from all branches and theaters, and even a German soldier who fought the whole war on the Eastern Front. During this presentation, Jay will tell you about some of the people who participated in his History Series, and who are no longer here to tell their story themselves. Don't miss this unique insight into the lives of these amazing people!


Thursday, November 3, 2022, Online Only
You cannot manage remote workers like you manage in-office workers. But you can manage remote workers better, with greater productivity and efficiency. Discover the keys to successful managing in the new workplace of the 21st century. This class is included in the Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Join us for more Veteran stories! Members of the "Greatest Generation" are leaving us at an alarming rate. Photographer and amateur historian Jay Grammond planned and facilitated a WWII History Series in Elk River for 13 years, and got to know many people who shared their stories with us -- Holocaust and Japanese-American internment camp survivors, homefront workers, Allied POWs, veterans from all branches and theaters, and even a German soldier who fought the whole war on the Eastern Front. During this presentation, Jay will continue to tell you about the participants in his History Series, and who are no longer here to tell their story themselves. Don't miss this unique insight into the lives of these amazing people!


Thursday, November 10, 2022, Online Only
Working from home is here to stay. Discover how to communicate with and manage remote workers, one of the fastest-growing sectors of the workforce.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Discover the keys to effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through the use of the DiSC personality profile (included). This class is included in the Management Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys to effectively managing your employees. Explore how to engage and motivate employees, how to expand your collaborative skills, and what motivates each generation at work. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Management Boot Camp, Collaborative Management, and Managing Generations in the Workplace.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Social media can help you develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your business or organization. Find out which platform will work best for you. This course is included in the Social Marketing for Business Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Make a gift anyone can enjoy! Prepare two jars of ready-to-make-from-scratch mixes -- one jar of cookies and one jar of brownies. We'll decorate the jars, too, so they are perfectly ready to brighten someone's day!


Wednesday, August 24, 2022, RM FACS Rm Door A
Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations, documents, email, calendars and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office Suite. Take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Video marketing is a hot marketing trend. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect with people. Learn how to turn that connection into a positive outcome.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: YouTube for Business, and Video Marketing.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
This driver improvement program is presented by the Minnesota Highway Safety Research Center. Topics include visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.


Thursday, July 21, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Monday, August 22, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, September 29, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, October 20, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, November 15, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Have you ever caught your own reflection to see that your head hangs too far forward or your shoulders are too rounded, or you slump too much? Discover how to correct common posture problems and learn an "Instant Alignment Technique" that will have you standing straighter immediately.


Thursday, November 3, 2022, Online Only
This driver improvement class for first-time participants will cover items such as visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.


September 7-8, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Weave your own wall hanging in a perfect petite size! The finished woven piece is approximately 10 x 6 inches. Thread your loom yourself, choose your colors and create your design. We will cast off the loom and add the hanging to a wooden dowel. You will leave class with a finished product ready to hang.


Thursday, August 4, 2022, ER Rm 202 Door A
Thursday, August 11, 2022, RM Art Rm Door A
This past year has resulted in some of the most significant changes to the college planning process in decades. Our friends from College Inside Track will show you how these changes may impact your family and will present new strategies to consider to give your student the best opportunities for admission, scholarships, and financial aid. If you are a parent of a student in grades 9-11, this is incredibly important info you will not want to miss!


Monday, October 3, 2022, Online Only
Adults of all ages are welcome to join Mindfulness Meditation - the ancient method of self-understanding and self-management. Meditation is widely used for handling pain and stress, habit control, and dealing with painful emotions and disturbing thoughts. It leads to deep self-knowledge and self-management skills that make life richer. The content of the practice is simply our own experiences of body and mind with no ideology.


September 27, 2022 to October 25, 2022, Online Only
During this virtual course, you will learn how to earn income from selling other people's products by placing a merchant-provided advertisement link on your website and get a commission for every sale, click or lead. Discover where to find 1000+ free and low-cost opportunities and learn how to avoid scams or links that won't offer a beneficial return on investment. Learn how to find high, recurring, and second-tier commissions. You'll also uncover secrets to increasing your site's ranking and visibility on search engines like Google.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Thursday, September 29, 2022, Online Only
Negotiation and bargaining skills are useful in everyday life as well as in business and the workplace. Discover your natural bargaining style and learn how to balance firmness and flexibility to get the best outcome. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
June Gossler Anderson was one of 27 women chosen to write the biographies of the 72 Minnesota men who have received the Medal of Honor. During her presentation honoring the heroes, you will meet a host of brave men who fought and died for their country including the 14-year-old orphan who displayed his heroism during the Civil War, and the Commander of the USS Arizona who went down with his ship at Pearl Harbor.


Friday, November 11, 2022, Online Only
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization or company. Learn how to target local audiences, use Facebook advertising, and how to determine the demographics of people you want to reach! This course is included with the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.


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Pickleball is a combination of ping pong and tennis and is perfect for adults who are young at heart.


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Podcasts are like "on-demand radio," and cover all kinds of topics! Do you have a business, hobby or passion you'd like to share? Discover how to get started in podcasting and how you can reach your maximum audience.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Gain insights into your data using business intelligence software - Power Business Intelligence. Discover the process of creating interactive reports, charts, visuals, and more to enhance the data analysis skills that will allow you to make more informed decisions for your organization or business.
Registration for this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Power BI, Intermediate Power BI, and Advanced Power BI.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


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Enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs, and reporting evaluation results to funders. This class is included in the Certificate in Non-Profit Administration course.


August 7-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
The knowledge areas covered in this course support the Project Management Processes. Explore these areas including communication, cost, scope, quality, human resources, risk and procurement. This course is included in the Certificate of Project Management course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
The basic information in this online course will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in a project management field or for use in your current line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Working remotely does not make you an expert on remote work. Discover the 5 bad habits too many remote workers and their managers acquire from lack of experience, tools, and expertise. Come away with a deeper understanding of this enormous industrial and cultural shift going on in the workplace and in society. This class is included in the Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Build revenue streams for your non-profit organization. They are essential not only to keep your doors open, but also to expand your services. Discover basic concepts that will yield greater revenue results. After taking this course you will have the knowledge to improve your revenue generation and generate a better surplus. This class is included in the Certificate in Non-Profit Administration course.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Driving new customer traffic to your website and promoting your business is imperative in today's technology world. Don't let your skillset or company get left behind by missing the key social media rules you need to know! Learn how to craft a simple but effective social media marketing strategy, listen directly to customers, and implement tips to grow your business all while staying organized without being overwhelmed by technology.


Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Online Only
The iron is hot for home sellers right now! If you are considering selling your home, this class will help you get the most out of your sale.


Saturday, October 8, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Tuesday, November 15, 2022, RM Media Door A
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


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Shinrin-Yoku is the practice of immersing our senses in nature with the intention of enhancing our well-being. It is a mindful practice in which you experience the forest with all five senses. You will be led through a series of connective invitations that slows you down, awakens your senses, and opens up your awareness to a beautiful healing connection to nature. This is not just a walk in the park -- it is a forest therapy experience thoughtfully designed with you in mind. The experience is gentle and accessible to almost anyone at any fitness level.


Tuesday, August 23, 2022, Otsego Regional Park
Discover the delight of homemade soap for yourself or to share as gifts! Using the cold process method, learn how to make soap through demonstration and participation.


Tuesday, October 11, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
You see social media every day -- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, blogs, and vlogs. And you see all kinds of businesses using it to advertise. Why aren't you?
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Social Media, Integrating Social Media in Your Organization, and Marketing Using Social Media.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Do you have joints that ache - a knee, hip, or back? Whether you have arthritis, bursitis, or just creaky joints, this workshop is for you! Joint lubrication exercises are simple and easy to do yet produce rather remarkable results by helping to free your joints of pain. You'll also discover which nutrients are needed to help keep your joints healthy.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Online Only
Good communication is an essential part of healthcare today. This Spanish class -- designed specifically for healthcare professionals -- will give you the skills you need to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry-standard database programming language. Become more marketable in computer-related career fields that pertain to database administration. Learning SQL can also lead to a job that is specific to analyzing data such as a data analyst, a quality assurance analyst or a business analyst.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to SQL, Intermediate SQL, and Advanced SQL.


July 5, 2022 to September 30, 2022, Online Only
August 1, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
October 3, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Online Only
Print promotion is not extinct! Discover the secrets to success in the almost forgotten but still remarkably effective area of print, including catalogs, direct mail letters, and postcards. This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Your employees are your most valuable resources! Even experience supervisors and managers will discover something new and practical in this online course.


September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Do you ever wonder just what your teenager is thinking? The teen brain actually functions very differently from the adult brain. Certain kinds of thinking, such as decision-making, actually happen in different parts of the brain for adolescents and adults.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Every home needs a touch of terracotta! You'll receive a waterproofed 5.5-inch terracotta clay pot and saucer ready for you to paint. Examples will be available for inspiration or bring your own design to recreate. We'll varnish the pots in class to preserve your artwork.


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Some psychologists have said that anxiety is the most difficult emotion of all to handle, yet everyone experiences some of it. Anxiety can make living a normal life impossible. This class will explain some types of anxiety, give some self-help tips for managing minor anxiety, and explain what treatment is available for severe cases. This class is great for anyone experience anxiety or learning how to support a loved one with anxiety.


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Every financial transaction falls into one or more of five categories involved in bookkeeping. Learn how to create a chart of accounts to meet your needs, as well as double-entry bookkeeping and the process of recording debits and credits. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Whether you're looking to publish a paperback-type novel or short ebook now or in the future, this detailed tutorial will teach you step-by-step how to create an Amazon KDP account, format your manuscript and upload it to the Kindle platform. You'll discover how to easily create a book cover from available templates, determine pricing and royalties, develop a sales pitch for your Amazon page, and write an Amazon author bio.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Saturday, October 1, 2022, Online Only
Understanding yourself and others increases your overall effectiveness at work, at home, and in all your relationships. Learn how to communicate effectively with all personality styles. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Sight, sound, and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business, and build brand awareness. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate course.


September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. After successfully completing this course, you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize and maintain it, and use search engine optimization to bring more visitors to your site.


September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Start your day with a workout! SpinFusion is a 45-minute total body conditioning class using InSpire Studio's indoor bikes with various equipment and exercises to enhance strength and cardiovascular fitness.


July 14, 2022 to September 1, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
Have you ever had a day where you just can't stop eating? Do you crave starches, snack foods and sweets, and find the more you eat, the more you WANT to eat? Is your snacking out of control? Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower, but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype - just the facts.


Monday, October 10, 2022, Online Only
You don't need a journalism degree or published articles to write for anyone's online blog, magazine or website. Some opportunities offer exposure, while many pay well -- $1 a word or more! In this fast-paced virtual course, you will learn how to find ideas, sources, and more than 1,000 opportunities that pay.


Saturday, July 16, 2022, Online Only
Saturday, October 1, 2022, Online Only
Getting the word out is an essential activity for every business or organization. Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace!
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


August 1-26, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Did you know YouTube is the second largest search engine? Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate.


July 5-29, 2022, Online Only
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Perfect for everybody and every body, Zumba® is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba® routines incorporate interval training - alternating fast and slow rhythms - to help improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.


July 13, 2022 to August 31, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
Do you want to build new computer/technology skills in a supportive, one-on-one setting? CE2U Technology offers individual computer/technology instruction focused on the skills you desire at a time and day that works for you.


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Born in the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the TRX Suspension Trainer, a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user's body weight to complete hundreds of exercises. TRX offers a high-intensity workout with both low impact and high impact exercises.


July 13, 2022 to August 31, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
Heart disease is the #1 killer of women. Symptoms are different for women than men, so many symptoms are ignored or go unrecognized. We will discuss all you need to know: signs, symptoms, and risk factors of a heart attack. Learn how hormones and your heart intermingle. Discover foods that can help prevent and reverse heart disease, nutrients that are particularly helpful for heart health, exercises, and the 4 numbers you need to know that could save your life.


Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Online Only
Are you finding that fat is collecting around your midsection and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise that weight is not budging? It might be your hormones! In this virtual workshop you will learn 7 key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight, and how to help your body begin to lose weight again.


Thursday, October 13, 2022, Online Only
Do you have apples piling up and no one to eat them? Did you go apple-picking and want to make something other than apple pie? In this class, you will learn to make puff pastry from scratch and fill it with a homemade soft apple filling. Apple turnovers are a special treat that works great for a weekday breakfast when you are running out the door!


Sunday, October 23, 2022, Online Only
Experience the satisfaction of making amazing bagels from scratch! During this virtual cook-along class, you'll learn the foundations of making, seasoning, and dressing bagels. Choose to join in the fun and bake along with Tess, or just watch her demonstrate some fabulous ideas to create a fantastic brunch any time of year.


Saturday, October 15, 2022, Online Only
Here's your chance to make your very own Chunky Knit Pumpkins, perfect for fall decorating! Join Alicia for a fun night of crafting, socializing, and beer-tasting at Aegir Brewing Company, located in Elk River. You'll assemble 3 Chunky Yarn Pumpkins in various colors and sizes. The class includes all materials needed. Beverages, craft beer, and snacks are available for purchase from Aegir Brewing Company.


Sunday, October 9, 2022, Aegir Brewing Company
Want to make your very own Chunky Knit Pumpkins, but can't make the class? Problem solved! Instructor Alicia has prepared take-home kits for purchase. The kits include all materials necessary to make three various-sized chunky yarn pumpkins in gray, burnt orange, and mustard yellow, plus printed instructions. Kits will be available for pick-up from Handke Center starting October 10th at 8:00am.


October 10-31, 2022, HC Art Rm Door 5
Do you love stuffed pasta and want to know how it's made? Follow along with our instructor as she guides you step-by-step through the simple pleasure of creating homemade stuffed pasta from the simplest ingredients. The tortellini will be paired with Italian sausage (or the sausage of your choice), a homemade alfredo sauce, and a wonderful loaf of homemade bread.


Saturday, October 8, 2022, Online Only
Do you love the taste and texture of homemade pasta? Have you ever wanted to make it? During this cook-along class, dive into the world of handmade pasta! Follow along as our instructor guides you step-by-step through the simple pleasure of creating homemade pasta with the simplest ingredients, as well as homemade Italian meatballs and Italian bread. Finish the class by creating a delicious and flavorful meal using everything you have made.


Friday, September 30, 2022, Online Only
Through the magic of online classes, your tour guide will take you on a virtual trip through forgotten Anoka to hear the stories of the people who once lived there and, according to some, are still hanging around! During this presentation, June will tell you of a long-ago Anoka, the Jackson Hotel (now Billy's), the old Post Office, Colonial Hall, the Masonic Lodge, and some infamous residences.


Monday, October 24, 2022, Online Only
Want to make a holiday gnome but can't make the class? Alicia has prepared take-home kits for purchase. The kits include all materials needed to make your holiday gnome -- no sewing involved! Kits will be available for pick-up from Handke Center.


November 21, 2022 to December 23, 2022, HC Art Rm Door 5
Every home should have a holiday gnome, and here's your chance to make one! Join Alicia for a fun night of crafting and socializing in this unique workshop. No sewing involved, all materials provided. Choose from a variety of patterns and holiday colors to create your personalized gnome. Beverages and food will be available for purchase. Reserve your spot now!


Monday, November 21, 2022, Pour Wine and Bistro
Sunday, December 4, 2022, Aegir Brewing Company
Discover these delicious, mouth-watering culinary creations made in a fraction of the time using the Instant Pot! During this virtual class, have fun cooking along with our instructor as she prepares Chicken Pot Pie Soup, Instant Pot Ground Beef & Potato Stew, and wonderful, homemade potato dinner rolls. Choose one meal for your cook-along while watching a demonstration of the other. If you own two Instant Pots, make both!


Saturday, October 22, 2022, Online Only
Expand your culinary repertoire and family's soup rotation as you learn to create two scrumptious soups and homemade Italian Bread Bowls! Creamy Chicken Noodle Veggie Soup and Creamy Butternut Squash Soup pair perfectly with the Italian bread bowls made from scratch. No Instant Pot? No problem! The instructor will make one soup in the Instant Pot and the other on the stovetop and provide step-by-step guidance and instruction for both cooking options.


Saturday, September 24, 2022, Online Only
Giant soft pretzels are great any time of year, but we're especially craving them when the cool breezes start rolling in and take the leaves from the trees. During this virtual culinary experience, you will learn how to put some beer into the pretzels and the dippers for authentic Oktoberfestivities. And, what is October without pumpkin? You'll discover ways to put some pumpkin in your dippers -- and maybe even the pretzels themselves!


Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Online Only
Learn how to make homemade PIZZAS with PIZZAZZ using delectable homemade dough in a variety of ways! During this virtual class, we'll make family fun pizza boats, pizza twists, the extremely popular Detroit-style pan pizza, and out-of-this-world pizza sauce! Three homemade pizza crusts will be used to create the pizza options. Personalize your pizzas with your choice of toppings.


Friday, October 28, 2022, Online Only
Discover which foods cause heart disease and which foods prevent and reverse heart disease. Some may surprise you. When we eat to prevent or reverse heart disease, our diet also prevents and reverses other diseases.


Tuesday, October 18, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
There are many things you can do to tap into your brain's creativity center. We will discuss and perform ancient breathing patterns to activate the right side of your brain where creativity lives. Discover how to use acupressure points that offer instant clarity and calm. Explore the Energy Medicine technique called 'Thumping' to activate creative centers, and how colors play a role in brain function. Leave this online class with an array of new tools to help you be your best before embarking on any creative endeavor.


Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Online Only
In less than one hour from start to finish, create a Thai take-out favorite, Pad See Ew, from scratch. No prep is required. Just have your ingredients handy, and we will take it from there. After minimal effort, you will be enjoying a hot bowl of crispy fried umami noodles with Chinese Broccoli and either tofu or chicken. Plus, you'll have a long list of cooking skills to apply toward future make-at-home take-out-style dishes.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Online Only
Learn how a plant-based diet extends life and prevents a broad range of diseases. Watch breast cancer cell growth stop in 14 days, type 2 diabetes reverse in 16 days, and a clogged artery open in 30 months. Learn the 12 essential foods for a healthy diet, and the carcinogenic ratings for red and processed meat.


Wednesday, September 14, 2022, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Yoga Vinyasa flow is a mixture of meditation, breath work and energizing movement. Class will begin with gentle movement to warm up the body, then flow into more challenging sequences including standing poses and balances.


July 13, 2022 to August 31, 2022, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre