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Ransomware and Other Emerging Technology Threats


with Chris Nolan

Calendar Sep 20, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ransomware can impact your organization (business, school, hospital, office, etc) if you are not up-to-date on the technology controls directly related to ransomware prevention. Using newly published ransomware prevention guidance, this 1-hour class will focus on educating you on how you can protect your organization.

You Want to Write - Creative Writing Boot Camp


with Lee Heffner

Calendar Sep 27, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you want to write? With a little help, you can! In 6 weeks, you’ll produce many short pieces you have yet to imagine: no excuses, no inner dialogue, no internal editor, no rationalizations. One day prior to class, you will receive a prompt: a word, image, or phrase. You will draft a piece based on the prompt and join your fellow writers to share what you’ve written. Trust the process. Be amazed. You and your classmates have wondrous stories to tell when prompted.

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Color Wheels Aturning: Creating an Artist’s Palette - ONLINE ONLY


with Susan Reidy

Calendar Sep 27, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Presented via Zoom, this course will help you develop ways to produce the color you are seeking within your artwork. You will also learn how to intensify or subdue color vibrancy and see how it affects the mood of your finished painting. You will create a color wheel, make a value chart, and put your newfound knowledge to work producing artwork with a limited palette. A short supply list is available when you register.

Drying Flowers


with John Fromer

Calendar Sep 27, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Dried flowers from your garden keep the blooming alive when the garden is asleep. Which flowers dry well? How do they grow? When do you cut them and how do you dry them? What is different about arranging dry flowers versus fresh cut flowers? This is a popular topic because the flowers look so beautiful and they last. Don’t miss this one! Please note: There is a $35 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first night of class.

Google Drive


with Teresa Johnson

Calendar Sep 27, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course will cover the use of Google Docs, Sharing files, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. Students will need a (free) Gmail account to participate in this class. The first night covers Docs & Sharing Files: How to navigate the Doc toolbar, design, save and recall your documents, all geared to optimal organization and communication, plus Sharing Files: what the options are for sharing of documents as well as good protocol for sharing. We will cover how you and your team (of 2 to 100) can all work from one document. Google Sheets (the spreadsheet piece in Google Drive) and Google Slides (the feature that allows users to make slideshows for presentations) will be covered in the second class. We will cover the basics as well as copyright permissions; as time permits, other advanced features will be covered.

Cyber Safety - Security for All Internet Users - Sept.


with Chris Nolan

Calendar Sep 27, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Scammers and schemers are organized, and they are actively targeting you. Learn about the tricks and tactics they use to gain your personal information and access to your finances. How do you or your elderly parent avoid becoming victims of their schemes? It all starts with gaining the knowledge and awareness of their practices to stay safe. What do you do if you’ve been breached? In this information session, you’ll learn about common scenarios that are used to get your precious information, and you’ll learn how to spot them immediately, avoid falling into their traps, and take action if you realize you’ve been a victim.

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) September
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Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) September


with Terry Adkins

Calendar Sep 30, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

This 40-hour CRMA course includes classroom training, with clinical available after successful completion of classroom. All students must complete clinical, either with our instructor or arranged through your facility. Successful students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. Clinical component is an additional $125 if done with MCST instructor. There are funding opportunities available for this class! Contact Adult Ed for an application.

Machining Part 1 (Fall 2022)


with Ben Scott

Calendar Oct 3, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course is for beginner students. Included is basic machine shop safety, determining speeds and feeds, proper use of dial calipers and micrometers, theory, and basic set up and operations of a milling machine and lathe. Upon course completion, students may enroll in Machining, Part II offered in the Winter/Spring semester. Bring safety glasses and wear reinforced-toe shoes to class. Please be sure to complete the 3-part form at this link before the first class.

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 2 payments of $61.66, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $61.68.

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