August Wake Up Call!

 

Centennial Celebration on Sunday, September 9

Santa Barbara’s first Adult Education class was English as a Second Language, in 1918, 100 years ago!

As SBCC’s School of Extended Learning, we are celebrating this significant Santa Barbara community milestone. Join us for a Garden Party on Sunday, September 9, 2018, 4 – 6 pm at the Wake Campus. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Seeing the World Through the Eyes of a Photographer

Capture your memories through a different lens. Learn to look at your surroundings with a professional photographer’s perspective.

4 Mondays, beginning September 10
12:30 – 3 p.m.
Class Cost: $80

Parenting Classes are now Tuition-Free

More than 25 different Parenting Skills classes are being offered fall semester beginnning August 27 at the School of Extended Learning.

Class options include Toddler Times, Growing Times, Creativity and Preschoolers, Music Times, Nature Walk, and more.

Figure Drawing for Older Adults

Students have the opportunity to draw directly from a live model for three hours. Older adults hone artistic skills, develop improved dexterity, and enhance self-expression. Beginner and advanced artists are welcome to join our tuition-free classes.

8 Weeks, beginning August 28
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ESL Fall Assessment Dates

Fall I (Weeks 1 – 8):
August 20 – September 14
Fall II (Weeks 9 – 16):
October 15 – November 9

For more information, call (805) 683-8233
or visit our website by clicking below:

Arts and Crafts Fair on December 1

Save the date for Extended Learning’s annual Arts and Crafts Fair at the Wake Campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Application forms for vendor booths will be available at the Wake and Schott main offices October 8 – October 19.

All vendors must be current School of Extended Learning art instructors or students.

Mark Your Calendar

August 27: Fall Semester Begins

September 3: Labor Day Holiday

September 9: Centennial Celebration

October 2 – November 2: Spring 2019 Tuition Assistance Forms Available

October 8 – October 19: Arts and Crafts Vendor Forms Available

November 5: Mind and Supermind Lecture

November 12: Veterans Day Holiday

November 19: Use-By Date for Fall Tuition Assistance Vouchers

December 1: Arts and Crafts Fair

December 11: Registration Begins for Spring 2019 Tuition-Free (Noncredit)

December 17: Registration Begins for Spring 2019 Fee-Based Life Enhancement

December 15: Fall Semester Ends

July Wake Up Call!

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July at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

Fall 2018 Registration Dates

Noncredit Registration: Begins Friday, July 6
Fee-Based Registration: Begins Friday, July 13

You may register in person at the Schott or Wake main office, or register online.

For important registration information for ceramics, glass and figure drawing students, please see page 2 of the fall 2018 print schedule here.

 


 The Healing Power of Plants

Discover what flora and water have to offer us in terms of physical, emotional and spiritual support.

Saturday, July 21
10 a.m.  – 12 p.m. 
Class Cost: $19

Register

 

 


 Extended Learning Application Workshop

Tuesday, July 2, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Wake Room 4

Enrolling for tuition-free classes requires two steps:

1. Applying to the college

2. Registering for a class

We’re here to help you apply to the college and get ready for class registration. Please join us!


 Learn Microsoft Office Tuition-Free

Introduction to Microsoft Word
Mondays and Wednesdays, July 16 – 25
CRN #: 80681
 
Basic PowerPoint
Thursdays, July 12 – August 2
CRN #: 81396
 
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Mondays and Wednesdays, July 16 – 25
CRN #: 80686
Learn More

 

  ESL Summer II Assessment Dates

Monday, June 25 – Friday, July 20
Open-enrollment classes also available — enroll anytime!

For more information, call (805) 683-8233   
Or visit our website here. 


Since 2015, the Santa Barbara Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) Consortium, in partnership with SBCC, has received $2.9 million to expand and improve tuition-free courses for adults in our region.

Thanks to AEBG in 2018/2019 we have tuition-free programs in English as a Second Language, Adult High School/GED Program, Work Readiness and Career Planning Certificate for Adults with Disabilities, Post-Incarcerated Training Program, and Career Skills Institute.

We are also proud to be partnering with several local entities including Santa Barbara Public Library, KRA Corporation, and Santa Barbara Unified School District.


 Mark Your Calendar

July 2: Extended Learning Application Workshop #2

July 4: Independence Day Holiday

July 6: Tuition-Free Class Registration Opens for Fall 2018 Semester

July 13: Fee-Based Life Enhancement Class Registration Opens for Fall 2018 Semester

August 10: Summer Session Ends

August 27: Fall Semester Begins

June Wake Up Call!

 

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June at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

A Community Heroine

 

On May 29, Rebecca Simon, an English as a Second Language instructor at the School of Extended Learning, was given the Arthur Kennedy Award by Isla Vista Youth Projects (IVYP).

“Rebecca has touched so many lives in our Isla Vista community. She is a true advocate who values education, culture, and opportunity.”

 – Julia Lara, Thrive Isla Vista coordinator, during the ceremony.

  Our ESL program offers tuition-free English and Citizenship classes in IV, Goleta, Santa Barbara and Carpinteria. Summer II session is July 2- August 9.

 

 


 Extended Learning Application Workshop

 June 25 or July 2

Enrolling for tuition-free classes requires two steps:

1. Applying to the college

2. Registering for a class

We’re here to help you apply to the college and get ready for class registration. Come to an “Extended Learning Application Workshop” on one of the following dates:

Monday, June 25, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Wake Room 4

Monday, July 2, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Wake Room 4


 Staging Your Home to Sell for 50% More

Ready to sell? This class will help you prepare your house to get a speedy sale at a high price. Discover how to capitalize on your one chance to make a good impression and explore specific strategies to create an aesthetically pleasing environment so that potential buyers can picture themselves living there.

Saturday, July 7

9 – 11 a.m.

Class Cost: $20

Register

 


  CSI Digital Badges for Summer II

Career Skills Badges

CSI’s popular digital badges are being offered in both summer sessions.

  1. Customer Relations Digital Badge: Skills are applicable no matter what industry you work in and can help you with both short and long-term goals.
  2. Basic Office Software Skills Digital Certificate: These classes prepare you for an office job and are also great refreshers for those currently with a position.
Learn More

 


 Tuition Assistance Applications for Fall 2018

Tuition Assistance applications for Fall Semester will be accepted until June 15, 4 p.m. You may apply at the Wake or Schott Campus front desks or fill out an online form:

 

Apply for Tuition Assistance

 


 Mark Your Calendar

June 15: Fall Tuition Assistance Application Deadline, 4 p.m.

June 25: Extended Learning Application Workshop #1

 June 29: Summer Session 1 Ends (Friday)

June 30: Summer Session 2 Begins (Saturday)

July 2: Extended Learning Application Workshop #2

July 4: Independence Day Holiday

July 6: Tuition-Free Class Registration Opens for Fall 2018 Semester

July 13: Fee-Based Life Enhancement Class Registration Opens for Fall 2018 Semester

August 10: Summer Session Ends

August 27: Fall Semester Begins

 

May Wake Up Call!

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May at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

Bucket Brigade Stars

A star showed up to the Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade to help dig out Montecito homes after the devastating mudslides and we’re not talking about Oprah, who was also in attendance. Lissié Bellido is a star instructor at our English as a Second Language program. Lissié works long hours and is a divorced mother of two boys, yet she still found time to volunteer with her son Alessandro. Lissié inspires her students every day with her passion and dedication in class. You’ll find equally committed teachers at all 14 ESL locations in Santa BarbaraGoleta and  Carpinteria where we offer free English and Citizenship Prep classes. Summer classes start May 21.


Extended Learning Application Workshop

June 25 or July 2

Enrolling for tuition-free classes requires two steps: 1. Applying to the college 2. Registering for a class We’re here to help you apply to the college and get ready for class registration. Come to an “Extended Learning Application Workshop” on one of the following dates:

Monday, June 25, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Wake Room 4
Monday, July 2, 2 –  3:30 p.m. Wake Room 4

 Summer’s the Perfect Time for Outdoor Classes

People hiking next to the ocean

Here are six reasons to exercise outside – and to take outdoor classes! 1. It feels less routine than working out in the same environment every day. 2. You breathe better air outside. 3. You’ll burn more calories. 4. It’s good to disconnect and be in nature. 5. It promotes higher vitamin D levels 6. It just makes you feel good.

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And here is one of our great outdoor classes you can take this summer at SBCC School of Extended Learning:

Nature and Self-Healing

Interested in self-discovery, self-healing, and alternative healing techniques? Students will learn how to incorporate nature as a harmonizing influence and partner in the self-healing process. Techniques taught include meditation, being open to change, diaphragmatic breathing, being “present”, stretching techniques, and taking risks.

6 Wednesdays, beginning May 23 9 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
CRN#: 20993
Nature and Self-Healing – Intermediate: For Older Adults 6 Tuesdays, beginning May 22 9 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

CRN#: 20973

Apply & Register
*The easiest way to register for classes is on location at Wake or Schott Campus in Santa Barbara. For more information visit sbcc.edu/ExtendedLearning or call (805) 964-6853

Best. Summer. Ever. At SBCC for Professionals and Job Seekers

Man on computer with briefcase Advance your career or gain new skills to make your resume shine this summer with SBCC Career Skills Institute’s highly popular Accounting Basics for Small Business Certificate or Customer Relations Certificate. Each certificate comes with a digital badge to post on online profiles, such as websites and resumes. Customer Relations Certificate: Offered twice this summer and can be earned by taking the three daylong courses within the badge. Develop a deep understanding of communication skills and how they relate to quality customer service. Begins Tuesday, June 19 or Thursday, July 12.

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Accounting Basics for Small Business Certificate: For the first time, all three accounting classes can be completed over a single summer session. Learn the framework to develop skills and knowledge in accounting software techniques. Begins Monday, May 21.

Learn More

Mark Your Calendar

May 15: Fall Tuition Assistance Applications Become Available May 21: Summer Session Begins May 28: Memorial Day Holiday June 15: Fall Tuition Assistance Application Deadline June 25: Extended Learning Application Workshop #1 July 2: Extended Learning Application Workshop #2 July 4: Independence Day Holiday July 6: Tuition-Free Class Registration Opens for Fall 2018 Semester July 13: Fee-Based Life Enhancement Class Registration Opens for Fall 2018 Semester August 10: Summer Session Ends August 27: Fall Semester Begins

March at the School of Extended Learning

March at the School of Extended Learning

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Late Start for Spring Semester 8-Week Tuition-Free Classes

Our Spring Semester 2018, 8-week, tuition-free classes will be starting one week later due to the recent debris flow disaster. Classes originally scheduled to start during the week of March 12 – 17 will now start during the week of March 19 – 24.

Thank you for your flexibility and patience. Please don’t hesitate to email us if you have any questions: [email protected]


March at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

WORLD WATER DAY – MARCH 22

Because St. Patrick’s Day is the most well-known holiday in March, we usually associate this month with luck or fortune. But a lesser-known March holiday is World Water Day, promulgated by a recommendation at the United Nations conference in 1992. March 22 is declared a day to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. It presents an opportunity to learn more about the water issues around the world and to understand the challenges. Here are just a few of the complex problems related to water:

  • 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services. (WHO/UNICEF 2017)
  • 4.5 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services. (WHO/UNICEF 2017)
  • 340,000 children under five die every year from diarrhoeal diseases. (WHO/UNICEF 2015)
  • Water scarcity already affects four out of every 10 people. (WHO)
  • 90% of all natural disasters are water-related. (UNISDR)
  • 80% of wastewater flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused (UNESCO, 2017).
  • Around two-thirds of the world’s transboundary rivers do not have a cooperative management framework. (SIWI)
  • Agriculture accounts for 70% of global water withdrawal. (FAO)
  • Roughly 75% of all industrial water withdrawals are used for energy production. (UNESCO, 2014)

As we continue to build meaningful noncredit programs and look to develop pathways to our credit campus partners, we are validating the need for programs in volunteerism, nonprofit management, and classes addressing relevant environmental issues. Our credit Environmental Studies program is an interdisciplinary program designed to develop an understanding of earth processes and how they affect (or are affected by) the human population. Noncredit programs that support our credit partners and our community partners can not only help bridge students to this credit program but lead students toward a deeper understanding of environmental matters essential in today’s world, like water and the serious world issues it presents.

I welcome your ideas and hope you connect with me at our next community meeting on March 13.

-Dr. Melissa V. Moreno
Interim Vice President, School of Extended Learning

 

In this issue:

  • Community Information Meeting 
  • Mind and Supermind 
  • Ancient Chinese Medicine in Modern Times 
  • Nature and Self-Healing + “Mindful Walking”
  • Medical Assistants 
  • Noncredit ESL 
  • Hungry Yet? 
  • The Commonality of Music 
  • Trash and Recycling as a Work of Art
  • Important Dates

Community Information Meeting 

You are invited to attend our SBCC School of Extended Learning Community Information Meeting. It will take place Tuesday, March 13, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Schott Auditorium, 310 W. Padre Street in Santa Barbara. We hope to see you there!

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Mind and Supermind: How Selfless Service Can Transform You and the World

Prisoners in America are re-arrested at a rate of 67 percent and re-incarcerated at 52 percent. As founders of The Freedom to Choose Project, husband-and-wife team David Paul, M.D., Ph.D. and Bonnie Paul, Ph.D. have worked with thousands of inmates and large volunteer teams in medium-to-maximum security prisons

On April 2nd, Drs. David and Bonnie Paul will share what they have learned about selfless, loving service through their work over the past 13 years. This experiential evening begins with a video showing the power of this transformation in prisons. Through practical exercises, you will learn how foundational selfless service skills have the potential to transform both your life and the world around you. Learn to incorporate these skills in your personal and work life, and discover your inner passion for selfless service.

Register now for a very stimulating and inspiring evening!

Mind and Supermind:
How Selfless Service Can Transform You and the World
Monday, April 2
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

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Ancient Chinese Medicine in Modern Times

Traditional Chinese Medicine has been evolving over literally thousands of years. The Recipes for Fifty-Two Ailments was written by Chinese doctors around 186 BC.

Ancient Chinese Medicine in Modern Times is taught by the former director of Santa Barbara’s School of Oriental Medicine Dr. Bernard Unterman. His course explores the ancient Chinese understanding of health conditions and applies this perspective to modern, frequently experienced health issues. Topics include successfully treating menopause, weight gain and fertility issues, the science of acupuncture, and enhancing the immune system. Come to Wake or Schott Campus to register at the main office, or register below.

Ancient Chinese Medicine in Modern Times
8 Mondays, beginning March 19
7 – 8:05 p.

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Nature and Self Healing + “Mindful Walking”

The Chopra Center lists nine reasons to try “Mindful Walking.”
Read them in full here.

1. Connects You More Deeply With the Environment
2. Gets You Out of Your Head
3. Allows You to Commune With Nature
4. Helps You Get to Know Your Body
5. Slows You Down
6. Strengthens Concentration
7. Increases Your Awareness of Intention
8. Expands Everyday Mindfulness
9. Helps You Connect to the Present Moment
In the tuition-free “Nature and Self-Healing for Older Adults” series, students learn how to incorporate nature as a harmonizing influence and partner in the self-healing process. Techniques taught include meditation, being open to change, diaphragmatic breathing, being “present”, stretching techniques, and taking risks. Come to Wake or Schott Campus to register at the main office, or register below.
This course has two levels of 8-week sessions:
Nature and Self-Healing for Older Adults (Beginner Level)
8 Wednesdays, beginning March 21
9 – 11:45 a.m.
Nature and Self-Healing for Older Adults (Intermediate Level)
8 Tuesdays, beginning March 20
9 – 11:45 a.m.

Medical Assistant Information Session

When you add up all the doctors’ offices and clinics in the country you realize just how many medical assistants we have in the United States. At last count, the total was over 623,560!

Always been interested in the medical field, but not sure where to start? Discover the important role that a Medical Assistant plays in delivering high quality, health care. To explore a Medical Assistant’s wide-range of responsibilities and to see if this profession is a fit for you, join us for our Medical Assistant Information Session. This session only happens once a year, so don’t wait to register!

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New in Spring 2018 Noncredit ESL

English to Get a Job
M-Th, 5-7 p.m.

English to Succeed at a Job
M-Th, 5-7 p.m.

Bilingual Literacy

T/Th, 12-2 pm
*Register at La Casa de la Raza,  601 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara

Political and Cultural History of the U.S.

Intermediate ESL students learn the political and cultural history of the United States and its government. Topics include the history of the native people and the settlers, the political history of the founders of the United States and how the government was formed, and a review of the current political process as it functions in the United States.

8 Fridays, beginning March 22
5:30  – 8:35 p.m.

Hungry Yet?

Grazers alert! If nothing makes you happier than to sit down in front of an array of savory goodies and snack the evening away, then look here. Every country has these one-bite items either—hors d’oeuvres, meze, tapas, antipasto—that are most often presented on a stationary display or passed and served separate from, prior to, or in place of an entree. There’s something innately conversational when people gather around the table with friends to share a bottle of wine and some tasty nibbles, and nothing exhibits this more than a noshing on these little bites. Sound like fun? Come to Wake or Schott Campus to register at the main office, or register below.

The World of Small Bites
2 Wednesdays, beginning March 14
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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The Commonality of Music

Human bodies are naturally inclined to move to music; there’s just something about melodic sounds that enters our souls and brains as much as our bodies and causes us to want to sway and dance. It’s why music is used for exercise classes, but have you noticed that so much of the music that is used is pretty much the same? Is it possible that “foreign” music—music from other countries, music from other times—will be just as invigorating and exhilarating? Is it possible that we can get our preferred great workout while enjoying introductions to music new to our ears? You know the answer is yes! Come to Wake or Schott Campus to register at the main office, or register below.

World Dance Workout 
6 Fridays, beginning March 23
8:30 – 9:40 a.m.

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Trash and Recycling as a Work of Art

Your recycling bin and maybe even your trash can be works of art. Sort of. At least they can contain parts for a new work of art when you begin to consider how paper, cardboard, metal, glass, ribbons, aluminum foil, newspaper, leather, fabric and much more can be used when creating collages and mixed media artwork. If you’ve never thought about these throwaway items as possibilities, then you will want to join this class and expand your world (while emptying your bins). Come to Wake or Schott Campus to register at the main office, or register below.

Collage and Mixed Media Construction
5 Mondays, beginning April 2
1 – 4 p.m.

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Important Dates for Spring 2018

Please note that tuition-free classes started one week later than originally scheduled and that the semester therefore ends on May 19.

For tuition-free classes, please check the online schedule for updated class dates at classes.sbcc.edu.

March 13
Community Information Meeting

March 26 – 31
Spring Break

March 19
Second 8-Week Session Begins for Tuition-Free Classes

April 2
Mind & Supermind

April 20
Registration opens for Summer Sessions

May 19
Spring 2018 Semester Ends

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February at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

February at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

A Little Love Note
Dr. Melissa V. Moreno, Interim Vice President

We decided the theme of our work at Extended Learning ought to be focused this month on compassion and love for one another, during a time when we are all impacted either personally or peripherally, by our community’s loss during the flood and mudslide. Conversations around us and between us have been about how we need to be more thankful for what we have: our lives intact, our health, our parents, our grandchildren, our significant others, our children, our siblings, our work, our shelter, our friends, and our community. One of our astute and compassionate instructors said, “We all need to be kind to one another, now more than ever.” As we begin to rise up from the ash and this unimaginable tragedy, there is hope that we shift to lightness. I looked through our Class Schedule to see what might help us to heal and found so many insightful topics. For example, “Missions of the Soul” which will help us be more purpose driven, rather than to let random events determine the direction of our lives. Or “A Love Letter to the Future” that will help us address grieving and comfort of loved ones. And I am looking forward to our Mind & Supermind on April 2, to remind us of the benefits of selfless service to others.

I sometimes prefer to get lost in art, or music, or poetry. Let’s heal together at Extended Learning, with a little extra love, and with this special poem, written for me personally, by Jacqueline Suskin, that I hope speaks to all of you:

 

From Dark to Light

Step freely through all efforts of change.
Let shade fall away so that what makes joy spread can become fully illuminated.
Rise above sum of surface, the weight gone and the light
made to return as breath does,
Cyclical, reliable, a revival of self seen in the act of letting go.

Shedding the unnecessary and so recreating the path to joy,
The place where purpose is reborn and all possibility expresses its infinite nature,
In a flash so bright, too bright to be ignored.


In this issue:
  • Dog Behavior
  • Arm Knitting
  • Investing in Yourself
  • A Family that Plays Together, Stays Together
  • How to Understand and Control Cravings
  • Noncredit ESL: 100 Years and Counting…
  • Tuition Assistance Applications
  • Important Dates

 


Arm Knitting: Busy Hands Are Happy Hands

Why on earth has arm knitting become so amazingly popular in the past five years or so? Is it just a fad? A craze? By learning the basic technique and practicing under the guidance of an expert you will find this fast and fun method of knitting perfectly suited for those needing instant gratification!

Arm Knitting: Busy Hands Are Happy Hands

4 Tuesdays, beginning February 27
6 – 8 p.m.


How to Understand and Control Cravings

Don’t forget to love yourself in the midst of all the chaos going on in the world! Stress can result in compulsive behaviors such as drinking, overeating, drugs, sex, exercising, compulsive spending, overworking, computer addiction … or something else.

Emotional Freedom Technique EFT therapist, teacher, and author, Gloria Arenson is recognized as one of the leading authorities in the field of energy field psychology. Discover with Gloria how the application of Energy Psychology techniques and the Four Level Plan can help you eliminate binges, resolve painful problems and manage stress immediately in the following class:

When Too Much is Not Enough: How to Understand and Control Cravings

Saturday, February 24
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Noncredit ESL: 100 Years and counting…

Meet Angelina Valenzuela. She is a Noncredit ESL instructor at the School of Extended Learning. Angelina has been helping adult immigrants in this community since 2004 and “enjoys the satisfaction that comes with watching [her students]… achieve their dreams.”

Maria de los Angeled Garcia and her husband

Going back 90 years, in 1928 her grandmother, Maria de los Angeles Garcia, who Angelina was named after, immigrated to Carpinteria from the rural town of La Barca, Jalisco, Mexico in search of more opportunities for a better life. Although she only had a third grade education, Maria really loved school. In 1955, she enrolled in the adult ESL citizenship class at Santa Barbara High School (SBHS), the class we still offer at the same location (Mon-Thu 6:30-9:40 pm at SBHS & also at the Schott Campus on Fri 5:30-8 pm). She became a citizen in 1956 and had a fulfilling life in Santa Barbara. Her legacy lives on with her family, and her granddaughter is helping a new generation of immigrants in this community.

Maria’s citizenship study guide from 1953

We are proud to celebrate the 100th year of the SBCC Extended Learning programs (formally know as adult education or noncredit) allowing Angelina and all the other wonderful instructors and staff to provide quality and needed education to adults in our community.


Dog Behavior

Most of enjoy watching funny animal videos, especially the ones that remind us of the animals we ourselves have owned and loved. So here’s one of our favorite compilations of funny dog videos

As those of you that have owned a dog know, there is more to dog ownership – and loving a dog – than a walk around the block and belly rubs. Find out what motivates your canine companion and how to positively reinforce the behaviors you want while limiting and preventing inappropriate habits.

Dog Behavior: Modifying Dog Behavior

4 Mondays, beginning February 26
6 – 7:15 p.m.


Invest in Yourself

A good way to show love in the workplace, and with friends and family, is to first invest in yourself. Addressing your needs allows you to be more present during conversations and a better co-worker and friend.

As many of us spend a great deal of time working, you may be wondering how to become a stronger communicator or team player, or curious to explore new design and technology skills. Invest in yourself through high-quality classes at SBCC School of Extended Learning Career Skills Institute, enroute to becoming the best version of your professional and personal self.



A Family that Plays Together, Stays Together

 

You may know and love this title as the 1968 album by the rock band Spirit!

 

Alternatively you may know it as a maxim that has worked well for many families. Prioritizing play encourages more effective and loving family dynamics, communication, and response to challenges.

 

 

Aware Parenting founder Aletha Solter is the author of five books for parents and is recognized internationally as an expert on attachment, trauma, and non-punitive discipline. In her class you will discover how Aletha’s unique activities can dissolve conflicts and transform your relationship with your child.

Happier Children, Happier Parents
with Attachment Play 

Saturday, February 10
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

Engaging in interactive activities is also effective with pre-teens and teenagers. Discover some proven techniques and tools to help you generate better communication at home with your pre-teens and teens in:

Connecting with Your Teenager

Saturday, March 17
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Tuition Assistance Applications for Summer Term 2018

Interested in taking summer classes? Many classes will be tuition-free, but we will still have some great value fee-based Life Enhancement classes in Ceramics, Jewelry, Spirituality, Health Languages etc.

If you need assistance paying for our tuition-free classes, you can apply for Tuition Assistance.

The  application forms are  available at the Schott campus, Wake campus, and also online at

Apply now! Applications are accepted from February 7 – March 7, 4 pm


Important Dates for Spring 2018

Please note that tuition-free classes started one week later than originally scheduled and that the semester therefore ends on May 19.

For tuition-free classes, please check the online schedule for updated class dates at classes.sbcc.edu.

February 16 – 19
Holiday – Presidents Day Weekend

February 7 – March 7 
Tuition Assistance Applications for Summer Fee-based Classes

March 16 – 31 
Spring Break

April 2 
Mind & Supermind

April 20 
Registration opens for Summer Sessions

May 19 Spring 2018 
Semester Ends