Cleveland State Offers Continuing Education Courses

Monday, September 30, 2013

The Department of Continuing Education at Cleveland State Community College will be offering non-credit courses this fall including Beginning Spanish, Holiday Floral Design and Holiday Cookie Decorating. 

Beginning Spanish is an eight-week class beginning on Thursday, October 10 and will continue through December 5. The class will meet on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and the fee is $80. 

You can get a jump on the holidays by learning how to make beautiful wreaths and holiday floral arrangements for your home with the Holiday Floral Design Class offered on Thursday, October 17 (Holiday Wreaths) and Thursday, October 24 (Holiday Floral Arrangements). Both classes will meet from 6-8 p.m. and the fee is $50.

Holiday Cookie Decorating will be offered at two different levels. There will be a beginner’s class on Monday, November 4 from 6-8 p.m. that will focus on basic decorating techniques, and an intermediate class on Monday, November 11 where students can learn more detailed and intricate designs, also from 6-8 p.m. The class fee for each class is $60. Cookies will be provided for both classes.

Tammy Jensen, Owner of Sifted Bakery and Instructor of the Cookie Decorating Classes, said, "I love working on creating art and food in one place. I truly love what I do and look forward to sharing with others.”

CSCC will also be offering a divorce workshop on Parents, Children and Divorce. These classes fulfill the requirements of Tennessee's Education Seminar Law for divorcing parents. The cost is $35 per person and pre-registration is required. For a complete list of divorce workshop dates, visit the CSCC website at www.clevelandstatecc.edu.

For more information on these courses or any other continuing education opportunities at Cleveland State Community College, contact Gina Akins, Non-Credit Coordinator by calling 473-2270 or email her at gakins@clevelandstatecc.edu.

Continuing Education offerings include traditional on-campus classes as well as online courses. Courses are added to the schedule throughout the year. As opportunities to serve the community through continuing education arise, on-demand courses will be added to the schedule. It is the goal of the Continuing Education Department to serve the needs of the community through meaningful, personal, and professional enrichment courses and therefore, they welcome your suggestions. 


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