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* Community Education classes are self-supporting so fee waivers do not apply to any of the courses in this section of the schedule. All costs associated with these classes must be covered by the tuition gathered through registration.

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Art

CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
All levels of interest and abilities are welcomed to work on self-guided projects in an open studio setting. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing will be offered. We use CKK6--a white firing stoneware body. We bisque work to ^04 and glaze fire in electric kilns to ^6. Instruction at all levels to maximize learning opportunities. Materials included, and most tools available. Bring an apron, and for wheel work a towel.

6028   CART 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 7/6 to 8/24   H119   Steveni D   $199.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 25


URBAN SKETCHING (Mount Vernon Campus)
Urban sketching might seem intimidating at first, but there’s a whole world of subject matter out there just waiting to inspire you. In this workshop, we’ll explore a number of different ways to approach sketching both in the city and in the countryside. You’ll learn how to create a simple, compact and inexpensive sketch kit, easy methods of sketching people, street scenes, marinas, gardens, markets, farms and more. Learn to do what other urban sketchers do when the weather turns against you by setting yourself up in a cafe window, a park shelter, a mass transit seat or in a museum. Instruction, hands on practice, outdoor sketching. Lunch Day One on your own, Day Two Cafe sketching (bring lunch money). Unique locations in and around the Mount Vernon and La Conner area. https://michelecooper.blogspot.com

6033   CART 072   AG   9:00AM-4:30PM   SaSu 7/9 to 7/10   H208   Cooper M   $179.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 10

6034   CART 072   BG   9:00AM-4:30PM   Su 8/21 to 8/28   H208   Cooper M   $179.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 10

Continuing Professional Education

Emotional Intelligence in Conflict Resolution (Mount Vernon Campus)
Successful participants will develop the ability to recognize their own and other people's responses and emotion, understand the physiology response to interpersonal conflict, analyze the cost and consequences of interpersonal disputes, familiarize with effective techniques to de-escalate conflict, discover and mold their own conflict resolution style, practice your active listening and communication skills in exercises of simulated conflicts, learn about alternative dispute resolution practices and when to apply them, Specially Mediation, and how to plan and write a consensual agreement.

6226   CPROF 081   AG   6:00PM-7:30PM   W 7/20 to 8/17   TBA   Manzanera J   $139.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card approved by the State of Washington and valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive card.

6213   CPROF 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 7/12 to 7/14   T041   Prindle M   $64.00  CLASS CLOSED

6214   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 8/9 to 8/11   T041   Prindle M   $64.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


HOME BARTENDING (Mount Vernon Campus)
Martinis, Mojitos, Margaritas–great drinks you love to order when you’re out, but how can you craft perfect cocktails at home? Using the correct mixers, liquors, garnishes–even ice–all can make or break your cocktail. Learn skills such as pouring, muddling, shaking, layering, straining, adding a twist and more! This course will cover the techniques and recipes to create amazing cocktails that will be sure to impress. Whether hosting a large party for friends and family or an intimate dinner for two, dust off that home bar set and show off your new bartending skills! $6 for class booklet and materials fee payable to instructor at first class.

6233   CPROF 086   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 7/18 to 7/25   F120   Ronnestad L   $99.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25


HYPNOTIC EXPLORATION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Sing like Elvis? Lay an egg like a dog? Bark like a chicken? Give up control of your mind? This is what hypnosis is like, right? Wrong. Explore the powerful world of the mind using modern hypnosis techniques. Explore Trance work, what it is and what it isn't, what stage hypnosis is and WHY those people do those things, hypnotic language patterns, how to use "power words" and phrases to create rapid change, body language signals, pendulum work and even experience a past life regression. Join Ron Stubbs for an evening of mind exploration, fast paced fun, and take the "trip" of a lifetime (or many) and leave your baggage at home!

6230   CPROF 083   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 7/20   H112   Stubbs R   $49.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


Inteligencia Emocional en la Resolucion de Conflictos (Mount Vernon Campus)
Los participantes podran desarrollar la habilidad de reconocer sus propias respuestas y emocionas asi como las de otros, entender la respuesta fisiologica al conflicto interpersonal, analizar el costo y las consequencias de las disputas, familiarizarse con tecnicas efectivas para desescalar conflict, descubrir y moldear su estilo de resolucion personal, practicar sus habilidades de comunicacion y escucha activamente, aprender sobre las alternativas para resolucion de conflictos, Especialmente Mediacion, explorar como planear y escribir un acuerdo consensado.

6227   CPROF 082   AG   6:00PM-7:30PM   Th 7/21 to 8/18   TBA   Manzanera J   $139.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


INTRO TO BEEKEEPING (Mount Vernon Campus)
This 4-week course is designed to provide a general overview of beekeeping including, costs, history, basic biology, protective clothing, woodenware, obtaining bees, hive pests and disease, hive management, working bees, stings, and products of the hive. We will explore what it takes to get started in the fascinating world of beekeeping. Open discussion time 5:30; class starts at 6.

6229   CPROF 090   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   7/8 to 7/29   T131   Mcconnaughy   $79.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


PAST LIFE REGRESSION (Mount Vernon Campus)
As increasing attention is focused on past lives, or PLR, more people are becoming interested in exploring the issue for themselves, in finding out how to unlock their own past life memories, as well as learning what benefits to their relationships, outlook, and professional lives might come from unearthing these memories. The theory of PLR is that issues, problems, phobias, ailments etc. originate in prior lifetimes. By regressing the client to these lifetimes, the client can examine the issues etc. and understand what is needed to be done to achieve the changes they feel they need to make. In this 3 hour class you will be guided through 1-3 PLR regressions.

6231   CPROF 087   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 8/3   H112   Stubbs R   $49.00  Seats Avail: 29 of 30


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course also includes the Home Bartending class! Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6220   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 7/18 to 8/8   F120   Ronnestad L   $189.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25


SEARCH FOR SASQUATCH (Mount Vernon Campus)
Bigfoot, Yowie, Yeti, Almas, Wendigo: all names for the mysterious creature we know as Sasquatch. We’ll discuss this elusive being that has reportedly lived alongside, and occasionally interacted with, humans. An examination of the controversial 1967 "Patterson Film," historical summary of accounts worldwide, and discussion of Sasquatch searches and sightings here in the Pacific Northwest.

6235   CPROF 089   AG   10:00AM-1:00PM   Sa 8/20   TBA   Thuney M   $39.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


UFO 101 (Mount Vernon Campus)
We will explore and consider historical and cultural contexts of the UFO phenomenon before moving on to a discussion of modern-day UFO activity, including the 1984 "Lummi Island UFO incident." Join us to engage in speculation and discussion about the reality of the UFO paradox and its possible implications for contemporary humanity. Bring a snack or lunch.

6232   CPROF 084   AG   10:00AM-2:00PM   Sa 8/13   N120   Thuney M   $45.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


Voice-Overs: Now is Your Time (Mount Vernon Campus)
YOU'VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! Lisa Foster's voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Cafe Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.

6224   CPROF 053   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   W 7/20   H024   Foster L   $49.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 30


WEIGHT NO MORE (Mount Vernon Campus)
You already know that weight loss can be an elusive goal. Now find out why and what you can do to lose 19 pounds and three inches within weeks. Goals, willpower, fad diets, and a positive mental attitude are not enough to take inches off. They never work and never will. This amazing and unique 4-week class will take you through the process of re-programming your mind so you can create new stimulus responses to food and your hunger urges; address the core reasons why the weight has stayed on and why it will not change until three key mental programs start running differently. Now you can take back control of your life and begin to feel better as you realize that your weight will begin to fade away. Giving you a new sense of pride and a slimmer look. Material fee $25 payable to instructor first night.

6234   CPROF 088   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   Th 7/21 to 8/11   H112   Stubbs R   $150.00  Seats Avail: 28 of 30

Early Childhood Education

Homeschool Parent Qualification (Whidbey Campus)
This course meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. It also provides basic information for those who already qualify to homeschool or who are deciding whether the homeschool educational option fits their needs. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning homeschooling and develop practical skills for application in your homeschool. All class sessions are required to receive the Certificate of Completion. For information about the class content or requirements contact the instructor at (206)365-5313.

6042   CECE 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   FSa 8/5 to 8/6   B201   Rosenzweig B   $95.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 10
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM B201 in Whidbey Old Main

Kids' College

BLACK ROCKET: AP ATTACK! (Mount Vernon Campus)
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of webbased (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 8-11

6303   KIDS 034   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/25 to 7/29   F112   Hunter E   $149.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: AP ATTACK! (Mount Vernon Campus)
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of webbased (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 11-14

6304   KIDS 035   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/25 to 7/29   F112   Hunter E   $149.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: MAKE YOUR FIRST VIDEO GAME! (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 8-11

6306   KIDS 036   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/11 to 7/15   F112   Hunter E   $149.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: MAKE YOUR FIRST VIDEO GAME! (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 11-14

6307   KIDS 037   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/11 to 7/15   F112   Hunter E   $149.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: MINECRAFT DESIGNERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you love the game Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 8-11

6311   KIDS 038   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   TWThF 7/5 to 7/8   F112   Hunter E   $120.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: MINECRAFT DESIGNERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you love the game Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 11-14

6312   KIDS 039   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   TWThF 7/5 to 7/8   F112   Hunter E   $120.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: MINECRAFT MODDERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 8-11

6340   KIDS 040   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/18 to 7/22   F112   Hunter E   $149.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 18


BLACK ROCKET: MINECRAFT MODDERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. AGES 11-14

6342   KIDS 041   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/18 to 7/22   F112   Hunter E   $149.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 18


KIDS CARTOONING WORKS: DRAWING CARTOONY FACES (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to draw your favorite cartoony faces. Make your own cartoon strips to share with your friends! Instructor Lin Tucker is a lifelong doodler, sketcher and police artist. Materials fee $5 paid to instructor first class.

6337   KIDS 032   AG   2:00PM-5:00PM   TTh 7/19 to 7/21   TBA   Tucker L   $49.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 15


KIDS CLAY WORKS: ANIMAL INSPIRATION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Students learn hand building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab, along with the art of glazing to create bird houses, dog bowls, cat dishes, pet name plaques, outdoor bird baths and bird feeders, and pet slugs. Materials fee $15 payable to instructor first session.

6338   KIDS 043   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   MTWTh 7/18 to 7/21   H119   Rising P   $119.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


KIDS PHOTO WORKS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Bring your camera or phone and learn how to photograph pets, people, flowers, sports and more! We’ll take pictures around campus and play with them on Photoshop Elements. Everyone will go home with a spiral-bound book of their best shots. Be sure to bring a charged camera or phone and extra batteries. Ages 10-14.

6345   KIDS 042   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   TWThF 7/5 to 7/8   S161   Mullen K   $79.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 16

Physical Education

YANG STYLE TAI CHI CHUAN (Whidbey Campus)
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7232   CPE 039   AGW   8:00PM-9:00PM   Th 7/7 to 8/25   A118   Grenz D   $51.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


INTRODUCTION TO BALLROOM DANCE (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn confidence and grace on the dance floor while you learn the basics to many of the popular Ballroom dances: Cha Cha Cha, Swing, Rumba, Salsa, Foxtrot and more during this 10 week series.

6135   CPE 026   AG   6:00PM-7:00PM   W 7/6 to 8/24   F119   Rueb E   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.

6134   CPE 025   AG   9:00AM-10:00AM   MW 7/6 to 8/17   GYM   Deschenes S   $49.00  Seats Avail: 31 of 36

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Art

BEGINNING WEAVING (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn basic weaving in this new class! You will learn how to “dress” a weaving loom, and you’ll weave a simple, but elegant scarf. Table looms will be provided to you and you will be given a choice of warp yarns and colors, already on the loom and nearly ready to start weaving. There will be a $100 refundable deposit (payable to instructor) for those who wish to take the looms home between classes. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6063   CART 044   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 3/19 to 4/2   T045   Moncrief   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


Beginning Weaving II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to plan a weaving project, determine appropriate yarns, wind a warp, dress your loom, and carry your project to completion with supervision and guidance. It's recommended you register for any of the Level I courses first and that you contact the instructor beforehand to discuss your plans. You must know the basics. This workshop is limited to 6 participants due to loom availability.

6066   CART 069   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 4/16 to 4/30   T045   Moncrief   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
All levels of interest and abilities are welcomed to work on self-guided projects in an open studio setting. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing will be offered. We use CKK6--a white firing stoneware body. We bisque work to ^04 and glaze fire in electric kilns to ^6. Instruction at all levels to maximize learning opportunities. Materials included, and most tools available. Bring an apron, and for wheel work a towel.

6051   CART 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 4/6 to 6/1   H119   Steveni   $199.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 20


Dyeing Techniques for the Fiber Artist (Whidbey Campus)
Whether you consider youself a fiber artist or not, if you work with fiber, then increasing your color sense is an invaluable skill to have. In this workshop we'll focus on protein fibers (sheep's wool, silk, alpaca, llama, camel, even your 4-legged companions) and explore the many methods for dyeing and blending fibers to achieve your goals. The instructor will introduce basic color theory, discuss why we see colors and how our brain interprets them. Then the fun begins when we go through a round robin of pots, kettles, and painting. You'll make a mess and have a ball, and leave with a large bag of sample yarns and roving, a dye book and the knowledge to explore on your own. Please wear old clothes and bring rubber gloves. Materials cost $18 paid to instructor first session.

7002   CART 034   AGW   9:00AM-3:00PM   Sa 4/23   C001   Moncrief E   $70.00  CLASS CLOSED


Introduction to Glass Mosaics (Hot & Cold) (Mount Vernon Campus)
This 6-week class is geared toward beginners who want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art. Includes cutting, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout and grouting. Students will be introduced to glass fusing (warm glass or kiln glass) to create components for their in-class mosaic projects. Each student will complete two projects, exploring traditional and contemporary techniques. All materials, supplies and use of tools provided. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form! Class limited to ten--sign up early. A $40 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.

6059   CART 036   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 4/19 to 5/31   T045   Mitchell   $165.00  Seats Avail: 5 of 10


Learn The Art Of Jewelry Design (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics of jewelry design. You will make and take a bracelet and a pair of earrings. Learn to work with beads, jewelry tools, crimping, and wire. Beads will be provided but you can also bring your own beads. Required supply fee $10 to instructor, includes jewelry findings and tools for in-class use.

6061   CART 043   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 4/23   T031   Guay   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Lotions & Potions--How to Make Good Stuff from Scratch (Whidbey Campus)
In this class, we'll discuss using ingredients from your kitchen cupboard, botanicals from your garden, and what it takes to make natural products that are good for you and your family. The emphasis is on making fresh with no nasty preservatives or synthetic chemicals. We can even custom-scent our products if you'd like. We'll make a total of 6 products, more if time allows, including lotions, body mousse, lip balms, body butters, deodorants and even an all-natural insect repellent roll-on. Please wear old clothes and come prepared to laugh and share. You'll receive hands-on instruction and a full recipe book--think Christmas gifts! Materials cost $12 paid to instructor at first session.

7003   CART 035   AGW   9:00AM-3:00PM   Sa 4/9   C001   Moncrief E   $58.00  CLASS CLOSED


PHOTOGRAPHY: A CLOSER LOOK (Mount Vernon Campus)
This short lecture course will survey the history of photography, using exceptional images to explore the ways in which photographs have changed with technological improvements. We'll also examine ideas about understanding photographs: what is it that makes them look realistic, for example and why can they seem like memories? We may discover that photographs influence our view of the world in unexpected ways.

6067   CART 070   AG   7:00PM-9:00PM   T 4/5 to 4/26   H112   Mickleburgh   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


SCIENCE AND ART OF COLOR (Mount Vernon Campus)
Color seems the fundamental to everything we see, so it can come as a surprise to discover that it is actually a sensation created by the brain. Color is, literally, in the eye of the beholder. This short lecture course will explore the physics and biology of color vision, the challenges of reproducing of color, and the emotional responses generated by color in the visual arts.

6069   CART 071   AG   7:00PM-9:00PM   T 5/10 to 5/31   A135   Mickleburgh   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Sketching & Cartooning (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore basic principles of sketching and cartooning, with emphasis on drawing cartoon faces of real people. Practice some realistic drawing using the same techniques used by Police Sketch artists. Instructor Lin Tucker is a lifelong doodler, sketcher and police artist. Materials fee $10 paid to instructor first class.

6058   CART 033   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   Th 4/7 to 5/12   N123   Tucker L   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Stained Glass Art (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover the time-honored craft of stained glass. You will explore the process of creating a stained glass panel. Students will progress at their own pace and develop projects appropriate to their skill level--from light-catchers to lampshades. Topics to be covered include design and color as well as technical issues such as cutting, foiling and leading. Safety issues will be addressed in depth. All levels welcome. Basic materials are supplied (some glass, foil, lead and solder). A $50 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.

6044   CART 014   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 4/20 to 6/1   T045   Mitchell   $165.00  CLASS CLOSED


Watercolor Painting (Mount Vernon Campus)
In-class painting, exercises, demonstrations and individual attention to increase your skills, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Learn about washes, glazing, color mixing, dry and wet techniques, brushes, and different brush strokes.

6042   CART 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 4/6 to 5/25   H208   Cooper   $159.00  Seats Avail: 4 of 16

Business Management

(Almost) Free Marketing for Businesses (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is for businesses that want to take advantage of effective marketing strategies that are available everybody, without reinventing the wheel. Not sure which marketing options are best for your business? We will address the pros and cons of Facebook, Pinterest, Linked-In, review sites, Newsletters, Networking, and more! A great class for new businesses who don’t want to spend lots of money with little results.

6078   CBMT 014   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   W 4/20   N121   Shotton   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


Facebook 201--Content for your Business Page (Mount Vernon Campus)
You have your Facebook Business page up, but have NO idea of what to put on it! This class will provide you a list of possible posting topics, as well as give you the top five ways of increasing the number of “LIKES” (which generates customer leads!)

6082   CBMT 044   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   W 4/27   N121   Shotton   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


How to Start with Social Media for Business (Mount Vernon Campus)
Have you been avoiding social media marketing for your business? In this introduction to social media, we'll talk about the top 10 most important social media platforms for your business. You'll learn WHAT it is, WHY it's worth your time and money, and WHICH ones are the best fit for your company.

6080   CBMT 016   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 4/6   N121   Shotton   $45.00  CLASS CLOSED

Continuing Professional Education

Alcohol Server Permit 12 or 13 (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the legal aspects of responsible alcoholic beverage service for bartenders and servers including how much to serve, when to stop serving and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars and individuals in the service industry. This class meets the requirements for licensing by the State of Washington and is a required class for anyone working as a professional bartender or server. No prior bartending or liquor knowledge is needed. Students of this class must be between the ages of 18 – 20 for Permit 13, and 21 or over for Permit 12. Instructor is a certified trainer for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

6246   CPROF 044   AG   1:00PM-4:30PM   Sa 6/4   F120   Ronnestad   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED


Emotional Intelligence in Conflict Resolution (Mount Vernon Campus)
Successful participants will develop the ability to recognize their own and other people's responses and emotion, understand the physiology response to interpersonal conflict, analyze the cost and consequences of interpersonal disputes, familiarize with effective techniques to de-escalate conflict, discover and mold their own conflict resolution style, practice your active listening and communication skills in exercises of simulated conflicts, learn about alternative dispute resolution practices and when to apply them, Specially Mediation, and how to plan and write a consensual agreement.

6262   CPROF 081   AG   6:00PM-7:30PM   W 4/6 to 5/11   A135   Manzanera   $189.00  CLASS CLOSED


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card approved by the State of Washington and valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive card.

6238   CPROF 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 4/19 to 4/21   T041   Prindle   $64.00  Seats Avail: 21 of 30

6239   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TW 5/17 to 5/18   T041   Prindle   $64.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 30

6240   CPROF 034   CG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 6/7 to 6/9   T041   Prindle   $64.00  Seats Avail: 28 of 30


Fly Tying (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class uses a wide variety of tying materials and techniques to create some of the most productive trout flies for western North America streams and lakes. Two fly patterns are tied each night. You will also learn to make minor changes in these patterns to make site specific flies that “match the hatch”. All fly tying equipment and materials are provided.

6244   CPROF 042   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 4/6 to 5/4   T041   Osenbach R   $50.00  Seats Avail: 6 of 16


Inteligencia Emocional en la Resolucion de Conflictos (Mount Vernon Campus)
Los participantes podran desarrollar la habilidad de reconocer sus propias respuestas y emocionas asi como las de otros, entender la respuesta fisiologica al conflicto interpersonal, analizar el costo y las consequencias de las disputas, familiarizarse con tecnicas efectivas para desescalar conflict, descubrir y moldear su estilo de resolucion personal, practicar sus habilidades de comunicacion y escucha activamente, aprender sobre las alternativas para resolucion de conflictos, Especialmente Mediacion, explorar como planear y escribir un acuerdo consensado.

6263   CPROF 082   AG   6:00PM-7:30PM   Th 4/7 to 5/12   A135   Manzanera   $189.00  CLASS CLOSED


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course also includes the Home Bartending class! Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6247   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   WTh 6/1 to 6/4   F120   Ronnestad   $189.00  Seats Avail: 22 of 24
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-4:30PM Tba


TINY HOUSE DESIGN/BUILD (San Juan Center)
There is a resounding trend in house building and design occurring that declares that “smaller is better, more manageable, more environmentally friendly and less of a personal financial burden .” For the young who may be accustomed to retreating into a space the size of a private bedroom or student apartment, and for the senior who is looking to shed a lifetime of collected baggage, “tiny houses” have an appeal that begs for consideration. This seminar is a comprehensive discussion of the what and how of tiny houses. Whether the structure be built on wheels, skids or on a conventional foundation, keen planning is required to be a success. Some sample structural and floor plans will be available for illustration. This is a time for practical application combined with ingenuity and imagination. Applicable building codes if any and other legal aspects will be discussed.

5852   CPROF 020   AP   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 4/9   CR   Russell R   $65.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 20


Understanding Home Building Costs (San Juan Center)
Whether you are a contractor, a client or, simply, an interested person, the greatest source of anxiety in house building is the uncertainty of its ultimate costs. Whether you are considering an economy, a custom or a premium designed house or remodel project, basic construction costs are knowable before work commences if you are willing to do the work. Critical to controlling costs is having and understanding an accurate and well-specified line-item cost breakdown based on an accurate description of materials. In this detailed-filled one-day workshop participants will learn techniques, develop resources, and have the experience of preparing an accurate breakdown of building costs arrived at from working drawings and specifications. Participants will learn how to generate detailed lists of needed building materials and how to determine labor costs. A small project will be “costed out” as an example.

5854   CPROF 021   AP   8:30AM-3:30PM   Sa 4/23   CR   Russell R   $65.00  CLASS CLOSED


Voice-Overs: Now is Your Time (Mount Vernon Campus)
YOU'VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! Lisa Foster's voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Cafe Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.

6251   CPROF 053   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   Th 4/21   H024   Foster   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED

Early Childhood Education

Homeschool Parent Qualification (Mount Vernon Campus)
This course meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. It also provides basic information for those who already qualify to homeschool or who are deciding whether the homeschool educational option fits their needs. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning homeschooling and develop practical skills for application in your homeschool. All class sessions are required to receive the Certificate of Completion. For information about the class content or requirements contact the instructor at (206)365-5313.

6095   CECE 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 5/6 to 5/7   A125   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 4 of 10
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM A125 in Angst Hall

Earth Science (astr/easc/geol/ocea)

THE FINAL FRONTIER (San Juan Center)
Join this “star studded” course and learn about the science of astronomy including the solar system, stellar evolution, galactic structure, and cosmology. The course will discuss recent discoveries, historical and cultural impact of astronomy, application of physical science to astronomical observations, and stargazing. There will be one field trip. This 10 week class begins Tues. April 5th.

5715   CASTR 011   AP   11:30AM-2:00PM   TTh 4/5 to 6/16   RM C   Hertel G   $90.00  Seats Avail: 23 of 24

English And Literature

Poetry (San Juan Center) (San Juan Center)
Join Instructor Jennifer Brennock and fall in love with poetry as you never have before; it will never be boring or dusty again! “Poetry”: A body is a container for something constantly in motion. An emotion is something constantly in motion. A poem is both an emotion and a body. With "body" as a very loose metaphor, this survey course will explore a wide variety of form, content, and context in the genre of poetry. Our class will discover contemporary poets who are new voices creating the current global literary discourse and rediscover influences like Plath, Whitman, and Ginsberg. Students will free write and read widely, explore various aspects of craft including sensory experience, texture, repetition, imagery, metaphor, verse, prose poems, rhythm, diction, tone, and performance. Through peer discussion, we will learn how to articulate our response to a poem. We will try writing poems, read them to an audience in a supportive environment, and celebrate each other's attempts and successes. All levels of experience and comfort with poetry are welcome.

5754   CENGL 015   AP   8:45AM-11:00AM   TTh 4/5 to 6/17   RM C   Brennock J   $90.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 24


Creative Writing (Whidbey Campus)
Hone your writing skills with riveting stories, unique poetry, unforgettable memoirs, or other creative genre. An atmosphere of friendly affirmation allows you to share ideas, build self-confidence, and even polish for publication if desired.

7000   CENGL 019   AGW   9:00AM-11:00AM   T     Warm S   $90.00  CLASS CLOSED


Writing for Children: Critiquing (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the elements of a good critique, the advantages and disadvantages of in-person and online critiques, and critique group etiquette and guidelines so you can discuss manuscripts and receive feedback. For the first class, bring two copies of the first five pages of a manuscript you are working on (one copy for the instructor, and the other for another student to take home and critique). You will receive feedback on your work plus a critiquing tips handout.

6105   CENGL 059   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   Th 5/5 to 5/12   N121   Harris L   $49.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 25

History

Who's Who (Whidbey Campus)
We will explore the contributions of lesser known and often underappreciated individuals throughout history.

7001   CHIST 030   AGW   1:00PM-3:00PM   Th     Wallin D   $90.00  Seats Avail: 5 of 20

Pets

PETSAVER CPR AND FIRST AID FOR PETS (Mount Vernon Campus)
This eight-hour class is designed for anyone who works with or lives with dogs and cats. Become your client or pet’s First Responder by learning life-saving skills including First Aid for common injuries, and illnesses, 3 types of CPR, basic wellness care, dental care, senior and end-of-life care and much more. Hands on and lecture. Cost includes a 42 page PetSaver© book and a PetSaver© certificate of training good for two years. Instructor has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician for 25+ years.

6221   CPET 001   AG   9:00AM-5:00PM   Sa 6/11   A135   Russell   $125.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12


PETSAVER© CPR/FIRSTAID (Whidbey Campus)
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7005   CPETW 001   AGW   9:00AM-1:00PM   Sa 4/30   A306   Russell L   $85.00  CLASS CLOSED

Physical Education

INTRODUCTION TO BALLROOM DANCE (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn confidence and grace on the dance floor while you learn the basics to many of the popular Ballroom dances: Cha Cha Cha, Swing, Rumba, Salsa, Foxtrot and more during this 10 week series.

6217   CPE 026   AG   6:00PM-7:00PM   W 4/6 to 6/8   F119   Rueb   $109.00  CLASS CLOSED


Introduction to Hiking & Backpacking (San Juan Center)
Join biologist and outdoor enthusiast Jerry Hok in this course on the fundamentals of backpacking. The course will include lectures, videos, and field work to teach basic hiking and backpacking skills. These skills are easy and fun to learn; you need only to be in good health and reasonably fit. Several Friday field trips to be announced; see San Juan Center for details.

5820   CPE 082   AP   9:30AM-11:10AM   F 4/8 to 6/17   RM A   Hok J   $119.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


Mind and Body Coordination (Whidbey Campus)
This is a mental and physical discipline which cultivates calm, concentration, balance, posture, and correct movement. Consistent practice cultivates a strong mind that can relax, remain positive and persevere regardless of circumstance or environment. The physical requirements are low. It is designed to be applied to daily life. Instructor has 6 years of training with the Northwest Ki Federation. Read more at www.oregonki.org/programs-ki.php.

7006   CPE 016   AGW   5:00PM-6:00PM   T   A118   Manning B   $0.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 18


Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.

6215   CPE 025   AG   9:30AM-10:20AM   MW 4/6 to 6/13   GYM   Deschenes   $54.00  Seats Avail: 3 of 35

World Language - Italian

Beginning Conversational Italian (Mount Vernon Campus)
When in Rome do as the Romans do! A journey through Italy. Learn travel tips, cultural insight and local etiquette. Discover unbeaten tourist paths, secret places and how to bargain at the local markets. Join Instructor Giuliana Sica,  a native of romantic Tuscany, for a course in Italian Language and the flavors of La Dolce Vita!

6164   CITAL 011   AG   5:30PM-7:30PM   M 4/11 to 6/6   N120   Sica   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


Beginning Conversational Italian (Whidbey Campus)
When in Rome do as the Romans do! A journey through Italy. Learn travel tips, cultural insight and local etiquette. Discover unbeaten tourist paths, secret places and how to bargain at the local markets. Join Instructor Giuliana Sica,  a native of romantic Tuscany, for a course in Italian Language and the flavors of La Dolce Vita!

7004   CITAL 011   AGW   6:30PM-8:30PM   Th 4/7 to 5/26   A310   Sica J   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED

World Language - Russian

Conversational Russian I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Introduction to the basics of Russian language in a fun, interactive environment. Learn Cyrillic alphabet, fundamentals of grammar, reading, and conversation from a native speaker. Includes cultural and travel information. Book available in college bookstore: Russian in 10 Minutes a Day.

6269   CRUSS 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 4/12 to 5/31   N119   Kupriyanova   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


Conversational Russian II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Continuation of Conversational Russian I. Students must have completed Conversational Russian I or have instructor permission to participate in this class.

6270   CRUSS 012   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   Th 4/14 to 6/2   N119   Kupriyanova   $149.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 25

World Language - Spanish

Conversational Spanish I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the Spanish sound system, basic vocabulary and simple Spanish grammatical structures as you develop an ability to understand and respond to simple spoken Spanish. Spanish is Fun (Book 1) and workbook required and available at SVC bookstore.

6273   CSPAN 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 4/12 to 5/31   N123   Guillen   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED