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Continuing Education Courses at Chesapeake College

Looking to start a new career, learn a new skill or just have FUN?  Join Chesapeake College this fall for a Continuing Education course.  Classes are offered at convenient times throughout the year.  For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu.

November Classes:

FLORICULTURE: FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Holiday decorating on a dime!  Learn to create your own seasonal centerpieces for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
T, Th, 11/1 – 11/3/11.
6 – 8:30 pm, 2 sessions.
$49 course fee.  Materials fee.

POULTRY FARM MANAGEMENT FOR NEW & EXISTING GROWERS
Learn the essentials of successful poultry farm management.  This program is a perfect introduction for new growers and a great refresher for those who already have an operation.
T, 11/1/11
8 am – 3:30 pm, 1 session
$30 course fee.

CEI 015 A:
Location: WYE, EDC 27
Instructor: Staff

SMALL FARM COURSE:
FARM TRAINING BASICS
Learn the basics of starting a small farm operation. This course is ideal for beginners and a great refresher for current small farm owners.
T, 11/1 – 11/15/11
6:30 – 9:15 pm, 3 sessions
$25 course fee.

SPANISH FOR TRAVELERS
Traveling to a Spanish speaking country?  This course is essential for you!
T, Th, 11/1 – 11/15/11
3 – 5 pm, 5 sessions
$95 course fee.

BASIC INCOME TAX PREPARATION
This fast tracked 6-week course includes tax basics, tax law, income, deductions, credits, tax computations, tax forms; business and individual tax planning, filing taxes, and tax terms.
T, Th, 11/1 – 12/13/11
6:30 – 9 pm, 12 sessions
$109 Course fee.  $90 text fee.

SPANISH I
Learn “everyday” Spanish for business or travel!  At the end of this course, you will be on your way to mastering the four essential skills of speaking, reading, writing and understanding the Spanish language.
W, 11/2/11 – 1/18/12
6:15 – 9:15 pm, 9 sessions
$175 course fee.

YOU AND YOUR FUNDER
Building and Managing a Relationship (while Raising Money) for Your Nonprofit
Grant writing is only the tip of the iceberg of a successful relationship with a funder.  This course will look at funding as the centerpiece of a relationship that meets the mutual and individual needs of both nonprofit and funder.

Th, 11/3/11
9 am – 3:30 pm, 1 session
$89 course fee.

STARTING A PET SITTING BUSINESS
Are you an animal lover?  Find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career!
11/9 – 12/16/11
Online course
$105 course fee.

HERITAGE AT HOME: Retracing the Roots of Your Community and Family
Not knowing the history of your surroundings and predecessors is to be a lifelong tourist in your own back yard and at family gatherings.  This course will enable you to delve into the past of your community and your family by using a few easy methods.
W, 11/9 – 11/16/11
6 – 8 pm, 2 sessions
$35 course fee.

WRITING EFFECTIVE GRANT PROPOSALS
Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Over $200 billion annually is available for worthy causes and most people don’t know how to prepare the application that will deliver needed funding.
11/9 – 12/16/11
Online
$105 course fee.

BLOGGING FOR BUSINESS
Learn to broadcast information about your company through blogging and the YouTube video platform that will draw attention to your business, reinforce your brand and help your company get found on the Internet.
T, 11/15/11
10 am – 12 pm, 1 session
$49 course fee.

ACHIEVING SUCCESS WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
Let’s face it – there are people you work with, work for, or provide service to who you just can’t stand!  While you may not like them any more by the end of this workshop, you will be less stressed and more effective in dealing with them.
W, 11/16/11
9 am – 4 pm, 1 session
$99 course fee.

SIGN LANGUAGE – EMERGENCY SIGNS
For Law Enforcement, Medical Staff
and First Responders
In American Sign Language, the gestures for “shoot” and “speed” are similar.  But for first responders, the difference between those two words is critical in an emergency situation that demands clear communication.  This course provides first responders with the basic signs they will need to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing people in emergency situations
W, 11/30/11
5:30 – 9:30 pm, 1 session
$45 course fee.

Continuing Education Events Calendar

January 22 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required . 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

January 29 (Sat) – BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSE
American Heart Association, two-year CPR certification. Course fee $65; tuition $30. Textbook included. 8:30am-1pm. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

February 5 (Sat) – BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSE
American Heart Association, two-year CPR certification. Course fee $65; tuition $30. Textbook included. 8:30am-1pm. Allied Health Center, Easton Memorial Hospital. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

February 7 (Mon) – SMART START YOUR BUSINESS
Learn the basics of what it takes to start a business. Course fee $10; tuition $10. 6pm-8:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. vwalzak@chesapeake.edu .

February 8 (Tues) – START AND MANAGE YOUR OWN BUSINESS MODULE ONE: BUSINESS PLAN, ACCOUNTING AND LEGAL ASPECTS. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 9am-12pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. vwalzak@chesapeake.edu .

February 12 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required . 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

February 19 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR
American Red Cross one year certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required. 9am-4pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

February 28 (Mon) – GREEN WEDDING PLANNER CERTIFICATION
Become a recognized Professional Certified “Green” Wedding Planner. Registration deadline 2/14/11. Course fee $595; tuition $10. Online, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

March 7 (Mon) – MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW
Understand the importance of cash flow in your business. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 2pm-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. vwalzak@chesapeake.edu .

March 10 (Thurs) – START AND MANAGE YOUR OWN BUSINESS MODULE TWO: MARKETING, INSURANCE AND
BANKING COMPONENTS. Understand what makes a business successful. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 9am-12noon.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. vwalzak@chesapeake.edu .

March 26 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required . 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

April 4 (Mon) – SMART START YOUR BUSINESS
Learn the basics of what it takes to start a business. Course fee $10; tuition $10. 6pm-8:30pm. Cambridge Campus, Chesapeake College. vwalzak@chesapeake.edu .

April 5 (T,TH) – EVENT PLANNER CERTIFICATION
Planning, coordinating and directing large events. Registration deadline 3/29/11. Course fee $895; tuition $10. Textbook included. 6:30pm – 9pm, 16 sessions. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

April 9 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR
American Red Cross one year certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required. 9am-4pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

April 9 (Sat) – BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSE
American Heart Association, two-year CPR certification. Course fee $65; tuition $30. Textbook included. 8:30am-1pm. Allied Health Center, Easton Memorial Hospital. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

April 16 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required . 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

May 9 (Mon) – MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW
Understand the importance of cash flow in your business. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 6pm-8:30pm. Cambridge Campus, Chesapeake College. vwalzak@chesapeake.edu .

May 21 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required . 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

June 11 (Sat) – BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSE
American Heart Association, two-year CPR certification. Course fee $65; tuition $30. Textbook included. 8:30am-1pm. Allied Health Center, Easton Memorial Hospital. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

June 18 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required . 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu

June 25 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR
American Red Cross one year certification. Course fee $53; tuition $12. Textbook required. 9am-4pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. lthomas@chesapeake.edu .

Continuing Education Events Calendar

Jan 9 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification.  Course fee $48; tuition $12. Textbook required $16. 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234.

Jan 11 (Mon) – SMART START YOUR BUSINESS
Learn the basics of what it takes to start a business.  Course fee $10; tuition $10. 6pm-8:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-827-5850.

Jan 19-April 1 (Tues & Thurs) – REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES
Designed for persons entering into real estate profession. Course fee $250; tuition $100. 6:30-9:30pm. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234

Jan 20-June 23 (Wed) – REAL ESTATE BROKER I, II, & III
Three courses approved by Maryland Real Estate Commission for real estate broker’s licensure. Course fee $200; tuition $100. 9am-4:30pm. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234

Jan 23 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR
American Red Cross one year certification.  Course fee $38; tuition $12. Textbook required $16. 9am-4pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234.

Feb1 (Mon) – MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW
Understand the importance of cash flow in your business. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 6pm-8:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-827-5850.

Feb 13 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification.  Course fee $48; tuition $12. Textbook required $16. 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234

Feb16 (Tues) – START AND MANAGE YOUR OWN BUSINESS MODULE ONE: BUSINESS PLAN, ACCOUNTING
AND LEGAL ASPECTS. Basics for starting and managing your own business. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 9am-12noon.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-827-5850.

Feb 20 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR
American Red Cross one year certification.  Course fee $38; tuition $12. Textbook required $16. 9am-4pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234.

Feb 23-March 11 (Tues & Thurs) – COMMUNITY SPANISH FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS
Designed to enable English speakers to communicate with Spanish speakers. Course fee $150; tuition $25. Textbook included. 6pm-8pm. Easton High School. 410-822-5400, ext. 234.

Feb 22-March 10 (Mon & Wed) – SPANISH FOR SCHOOL SYSTEMS
Designed to provide functional Spanish language skills for school personnel who have occasional contact with Spanish speakers. Course fee $150; tuition $25. Textbook included. 6pm-8pm. Easton High School. 410-822-5400, ext. 234.

Feb 27 and March 6 (Sat) – BABYSITTER’S TRAINING/INFANT AND CHILD CPR
American Red Cross “Has Completed” certificate in Babysitter’s Training and one-year certification in Infant and Child CPR.
Course fee $53;tuition $12. Textbook required $31. 9am – 4pm, 9 am-1 pm, 2 sessions. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College.
410-822-5400, ext. 234

March1 (Mon) – MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW
Understand the importance of cash flow in your business. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 6pm-8:30pm. Chesapeake College Cambridge Center. 410-827-5850.

March11 (Thurs) – START AND MANAGE YOUR OWN BUSINESS MODULE TWO: MARKETING, INSURANCE AND
BANKING COMPONENTS. Understand what makes a business successful. Course fee $15; tuition $10. 9am-12noon.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-827-5850.

March 22 – April 7 (Mon & Wed.) – SPANISH FOR CONSTRUCTION SITES
Provides immediate access to functional language skills for non-Spanish-speaking construction site supervisors. Course fee $150; tuition $25. Textbook included. 6pm-8pm. Easton High School. 410-822-5400, ext. 234.

March 27 (Sat) – ADULT, CHILD, INFANT CPR AND FIRST AID
American Red Cross one-year CPR certification, three-year First Aid certification.  Course fee $48; tuition $12. Textbook required $16. 8:30am-4:30pm.Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234

March 30–May 20 (Tues & Thurs) – WEDDING PLANNING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Wedding Planning Institute (WPI) certification. Course fee $740; tuition $10. Registration deadline 3/16/10. Textbook included. 6:30pm – 9pm. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234

March 26 (Fri) – LONG TERM CARE AND INSURANCE
Designed for individuals seeking to become better prepared for long term care and to understand the coverage options available. 8:30 am –12:30 pm. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234 for registration information.

March 31 (Wed) – IDENTITY THEFT AND INSURANCE
Intended for individuals who are seeking to learn information pertaining to Identity Theft and Insurance. 5 pm –9pm. Wye Mills Campus, Chesapeake College. 410-822-5400, ext. 234 for registration information.