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We offer hands-on computer training in state-of-the-art computer labs with instructors who are experts in their field. Take your computer skills to the next level! Make sure your spot is reserved—Register early!


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360.416.7638 Mount Vernon
360.679.5330 Whidbey
360.341.2324 South Whidbey
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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.

Summer Quarter Workshops

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Computer Training

Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Covers how websites work and basic features of successful websites. Become acquainted with Adobe Dreamweaver and discover how to easily and quickly create attractive web pages. Prior knowledge of HTML and CSS are not required.

6102   CMIT 017   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 7/9   S161   Murdock   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Add features and styles to your web page created in the Website I class. Work with text and colors. Publish your page to the web!

6104   CMIT 018   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 7/11   S161   Murdock   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


Photoshop - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Tour the easy-to-use interface of Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Bridge. Learn basic skills to enhance your digital photos like a professional! Discover how to confidently add pizazz to scrapbook photos, digital images and scans after learning Photoshop's basic tools and panels.

6108   CMIT 033   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 7/16 to 7/18   S161   Murdock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 16


Photoshop - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover how to adjust, cleanup and retouch your scrapbook photos, digital images, and scans with Photoshop's more advanced but easy-to-learn tools and techniques. Learn how to take humdrum images and give them a professional touch!

6110   CMIT 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 8/6 to 8/8   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Computer Literacy 101 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do computer acronyms drive you up a wall? Can I really Escape this mess by pressing the Escape key? Are your kids or grandkids rattling off computer-ese as though it’s a second language? If this sounds familiar and keeps you from enjoying modern home computing–try this 3-hour class which explains hardware, Internet basics, computer viruses, word processing and spreadsheet basics, keyboard shortcuts, and even how to connect your computer and hardware to make it work correctly. No previous computer experience is necessary and there are no prerequisites for this class. Laptop and netbook computers are welcome. Class includes a useful handout that reduces your need to take copious notes.

6579   CTI 066   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   F 7/12   S161   Karlson   $49.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 16


Computer Maintenance (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you want to streamline your home computer and restore some of its speed, this class is for you. You'll use Microsoft Windows tools to improve your computer's performance. Class includes hard drive error checking and basic disk maintenance, how to recover valuable hard drive space and how to safely delete files that are no longer needed, then reorganize your hard drive to run more efficiently. Learn about some of the most popular anti-virus tools available today, how to perform efficient system backups, and how to automatically schedule and install system upgrades from Microsoft.

6561   CTI 055   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   F 7/19   S161   Karlson   $65.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 16


Digital Photography and Photoshop Elements Adventure Safaris (Mount Vernon Campus)
Join us for two weeks alternating with destination photography safaris and in-class Photoshop Elements work on your photographs from the previous week. We will tour and photograph the Deception Pass State Park, all the while learning the art and technique of digital photography. The following week we will work with your photos to enhance them to a higher creative level using Photoshop Elements. Bring your DSLR if you have one, or your point-and-shoot, extra batteries and tennis shoes!

6523   CTI 046   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 7/10 to 7/17   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Digital Photography- I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the fundamentals of digital photography and is for people with a camera that can change to manual, not just automatic. (This class is not for point-and-shoot cameras - see "Master your point-and-shoot digital camera"). You will learn how to use the settings on your camera, how to create stronger pictures by using fun techniques and by using composition and lighting skills. Bring your digital camera. No experience necessary.

6418   CTI 007   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 7/1 to 7/15   S161   Mullen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 16


Getting Started with a PC and the Internet (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class focuses on personal computer concepts for the beginning PC user. It covers the following topics: bits, bytes, computer terminology, hardware and software, Windows operating system, basic maintenance, data backup, file management, Internet, email, safe downloads, security concepts and firewalls. No previous computer experience is necessary.

6400   CTI 001   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 7/20   S161   Karlson   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

6456   CTI 020   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 8/3   S161   Karlson   $95.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

6459   CTI 021   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 8/10   S161   Karlson   $95.00  Seats Avail: 4 of 16


Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.

6426   CTI 010   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 7/27   S161   Karlson   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


QuickBooks - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.

6477   CTI 027   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 7/23 to 7/25   S161   Oakes   $95.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn about camera and lens choices for travel photography, composition, using light creatively, plus tips for landscapes, architecture, museums and environmental portraits. This class if best for digital camera users, either SLR (removable lenses) or point-and-shoot cameras. Bring your cameras and an extra battery–we will use the college for travel photos!

6574   CTI 062   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 8/26   S161   Mullen   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED

Fall Quarter Workshops

Close Fall Workshops

Computer Training

Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Covers how websites work and basic features of successful websites. Become acquainted with Adobe Dreamweaver and discover how to easily and quickly create attractive web pages. Prior knowledge of HTML and CSS are not required.

6133   CMIT 017   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 9/30   S161   Murdock   $49.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16


Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Add features and styles to your web page created in the Website I class. Work with text and colors. Publish your page to the web!

6134   CMIT 018   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 10/2   S161   Murdock   $49.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 16


Photoshop - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Tour the easy-to-use interface of Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Bridge. Learn basic skills to enhance your digital photos like a professional! Discover how to confidently add pizazz to scrapbook photos, digital images and scans after learning Photoshop's basic tools and panels.

6140   CMIT 033   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 10/14 to 10/16   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Photoshop - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover how to adjust, cleanup and retouch your scrapbook photos, digital images, and scans with Photoshop's more advanced but easy-to-learn tools and techniques. Learn how to take humdrum images and give them a professional touch!

6142   CMIT 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 10/21 to 10/23   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Photoshop - III Expert (Mount Vernon Campus)
In this 6-hour seminar prepare to be transformed into a Photoshop guru! Learn how to take raw digital photos and transform them into works of art and how to create eye-popping panoramas! Discover how to add professional-looking text and special effects to your images for slide shows, posters and scrapbooks.

6145   CMIT 044   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 11/4 to 11/6   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


WordPress (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to use WordPress to create not only simple blog sites, but custom, interactive, self-hosted Web sites that are attractive and multi-faceted. This hands-on seminar will show you how to add images, multimedia, plugins and widgets to create a dynamic Web site that stands out from the crowd!

6146   CMIT 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 12/2 to 12/4   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Computer Literacy 101 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do computer acronyms drive you up a wall? Can I really Escape this mess by pressing the Escape key? Are your kids or grandkids rattling off computer-ese as though it’s a second language? If this sounds familiar and keeps you from enjoying modern home computing–try this 3-hour class which explains hardware, Internet basics, computer viruses, word processing and spreadsheet basics, keyboard shortcuts, and even how to connect your computer and hardware to make it work correctly. No previous computer experience is necessary and there are no prerequisites for this class. Laptop and netbook computers are welcome. Class includes a useful handout that reduces your need to take copious notes.

6615   CTI 066   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   F 9/27   S161   Karlson   $65.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 16


Computer Maintenance (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you want to streamline your home computer and restore some of its speed, this class is for you. You'll use Microsoft Windows tools to improve your computer's performance. Class includes hard drive error checking and basic disk maintenance, how to recover valuable hard drive space and how to safely delete files that are no longer needed, then reorganize your hard drive to run more efficiently. Learn about some of the most popular anti-virus tools available today, how to perform efficient system backups, and how to automatically schedule and install system upgrades from Microsoft.

6580   CTI 055   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   F 10/18   S161   Karlson   $65.00  CLASS CLOSED


Digital Photography and Photoshop Elements Adventure Safaris (Mount Vernon Campus)
Join us for two weeks alternating with destination photography safaris and in-class Photoshop Elements work on your photographs from the previous week. We will tour and photograph the Deception Pass State Park, all the while learning the art and technique of digital photography. The following week we will work with your photos to enhance them to a higher creative level using Photoshop Elements. Bring your DSLR if you have one, or your point-and-shoot, extra batteries and tennis shoes!

6549   CTI 046   AG   4:30PM-7:30PM   T 10/1 to 10/8   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Digital Photography- I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the fundamentals of digital photography and is for people with a camera that can change to manual, not just automatic. (This class is not for point-and-shoot cameras - see "Master your point-and-shoot digital camera"). You will learn how to use the settings on your camera, how to create stronger pictures by using fun techniques and by using composition and lighting skills. Bring your digital camera. No experience necessary.

6425   CTI 007   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 10/15 to 10/29   S161   Mullen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 6 of 16


eBay I - Basics of Selling on eBay (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn from an eBay Top Seller the secrets of creating a profitable home business selling products on eBay.  This workshop introduces the essentials of on-line auctions. Learn how to design a winning auction description, how to get paid, sales tax made easy, tips for success and pitfalls to avoid.  This is a hands-on computer course.  Keyboard experience is helpful. 

6565   CTI 050   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 10/7 to 10/9   S161   Shebley   $95.00  Seats Avail: 7 of 16


Getting Started with a PC and the Internet (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class focuses on personal computer concepts for the beginning PC user. It covers the following topics: bits, bytes, computer terminology, hardware and software, Windows operating system, basic maintenance, data backup, file management, Internet, email, safe downloads, security concepts and firewalls. No previous computer experience is necessary.

6407   CTI 001   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/5   S161   Karlson   $95.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 16


Microsoft Access - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore the power and ease-of-use of this database program. You will develop a database by creating tables to store data, forms for data entry, queries for data retrieval and reports for data review. Learn built-in "tricks" for easier data entry and reporting.

3449   CTI 013   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 10/17 to 10/24   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Access - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Explore the power and ease-of-use of this database program. You will develop a database by creating tables to store data, forms for data entry, queries for data retrieval and reports for data review. Learn built-in "tricks" for easier data entry and reporting.

7481   CTI 013   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/12   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

6470   CTI 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 10/3 to 10/10   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

7491   CTI 020   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/5   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

6475   CTI 021   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 11/7 to 11/14   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Whidbey Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

7494   CTI 021   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/26   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Windows - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers Windows basics, the user interface, desktop bitmaps and screensavers, Windows navigation, computer maintenance, applications, the Control Panel, and Windows Explorer.

6410   CTI 002   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/12   S161   Karlson   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.

6434   CTI 010   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/26   S161   Karlson   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Night Photography (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how another world of photography begins once the sun goes down! We will meet on campus and then shoot at Little Mountain Park. We will use long exposures to photograph night scenes and star trails, plus explore painting with light, using flashlights and flashes. Bring your DSLR, extra batteries, tripod, shutter release (if you have one), camera manual, flash, warm clothes, flashlight and tennis shoes! Prerequisite: beginning camera class or solid knowledge of your camera's functions.

6644   CTI 075   AG   4:30PM-7:30PM   T 11/5   S161   Mullen K   $49.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


Photoshop Elements I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements 10 - the user-friendly, affordable edition and little brother of Adobe Photoshop. We will learn to adjust the lighting and white balance of your photos, add blue to skies, and use tools to remove or add things to your photos. We will also convert photos to black and white and bring selective color back into the picture. Finally, we will make people look better by whitening teeth, removing pimples, and giving a computer liposuction with the liquefy tool. Expect two nights of having fun with your pictures and getting a basic understanding of how to use this remarkable software.

6640   CTI 074   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 11/12 to 11/19   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


Portraits Like a Pro! (Mount Vernon Campus)
You will learn how to use aperture, shutter speed, outdoor lighting and composition to photograph people like a pro. Be sure to bring a digital camera with ability to take pictures on manual, not just on automatic (no point-and-shoot cameras). 

6623   CTI 068   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 11/26 to 12/10   S161   Mullen   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


QuickBooks - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.

6494   CTI 027   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 11/9   S161   Oakes   $95.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16


QuickBooks - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.

7500   CTI 027   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 10/19   A227   Oakes   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


QuickBooks - II Intermediate - The Basics Plus (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop builds on Intro to QuickBooks and covers payroll, inventory and job costing setup, transactions and reports. Covers additional transactions and reports as time permits.

6497   CTI 028   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 12/7   S161   Oakes   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


QuickBooks - II Intermediate - The Basics Plus (Whidbey Campus)
This workshop builds on Intro to QuickBooks and covers payroll, inventory and job costing setup, transactions and reports. Covers additional transactions and reports as time permits.

7504   CTI 028   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 11/2   A227   Oakes   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn about camera and lens choices for travel photography, composition, using light creatively, plus tips for landscapes, architecture, museums and environmental portraits. This class if best for digital camera users, either SLR (removable lenses) or point-and-shoot cameras. Bring your cameras and an extra battery–we will use the college for travel photos!

6605   CTI 062   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 9/24   S161   Mullen   $49.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16

Winter Quarter Workshops

Close Winter Workshops

Computer Training

Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Covers how websites work and basic features of successful websites. Become acquainted with Adobe Dreamweaver and discover how to easily and quickly create attractive web pages. Prior knowledge of HTML and CSS are not required.

6156   CMIT 017   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 1/13   S161   Murdock   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Add features and styles to your web page created in the Website I class. Work with text and colors. Publish your page to the web!

6157   CMIT 018   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 1/15   S161   Murdock   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


Photoshop - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Tour the easy-to-use interface of Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Bridge. Learn basic skills to enhance your digital photos like a professional! Discover how to confidently add pizazz to scrapbook photos, digital images and scans after learning Photoshop's basic tools and panels.

6162   CMIT 033   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 1/27 to 1/29   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Photoshop - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover how to adjust, cleanup and retouch your scrapbook photos, digital images, and scans with Photoshop's more advanced but easy-to-learn tools and techniques. Learn how to take humdrum images and give them a professional touch!

6163   CMIT 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 2/3 to 2/5   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Photoshop - III Expert (Mount Vernon Campus)
In this 6-hour seminar prepare to be transformed into a Photoshop guru! Learn how to take raw digital photos and transform them into works of art and how to create eye-popping panoramas! Discover how to add professional-looking text and special effects to your images for slide shows, posters and scrapbooks.

6165   CMIT 044   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 2/10 to 2/12   S161   Murdock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


WordPress (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to use WordPress to create not only simple blog sites, but custom, interactive, self-hosted Web sites that are attractive and multi-faceted. This hands-on seminar will show you how to add images, multimedia, plugins and widgets to create a dynamic Web site that stands out from the crowd!

6167   CMIT 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 3/3 to 3/5   S161   Murdock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16


Computer Literacy 101 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do computer acronyms drive you up a wall? Can I really Escape this mess by pressing the Escape key? Are your kids or grandkids rattling off computer-ese as though it’s a second language? If this sounds familiar and keeps you from enjoying modern home computing–try this 3-hour class which explains hardware, Internet basics, computer viruses, word processing and spreadsheet basics, keyboard shortcuts, and even how to connect your computer and hardware to make it work correctly. No previous computer experience is necessary and there are no prerequisites for this class. Laptop and netbook computers are welcome. Class includes a useful handout that reduces your need to take copious notes.

6600   CTI 066   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   F 1/10   S161   Karlson   $65.00  CLASS CLOSED


Computer Maintenance (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you want to streamline your home computer and restore some of its speed, this class is for you. You'll use Microsoft Windows tools to improve your computer's performance. Class includes hard drive error checking and basic disk maintenance, how to recover valuable hard drive space and how to safely delete files that are no longer needed, then reorganize your hard drive to run more efficiently. Learn about some of the most popular anti-virus tools available today, how to perform efficient system backups, and how to automatically schedule and install system upgrades from Microsoft.

6583   CTI 055   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   F 1/31   S161   Getavesky   $65.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


Digital Photography- I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the fundamentals of digital photography and is for people with a camera that can change to manual, not just automatic. (This class is not for point-and-shoot cameras - see "Master your point-and-shoot digital camera"). You will learn how to use the settings on your camera, how to create stronger pictures by using fun techniques and by using composition and lighting skills. Bring your digital camera. No experience necessary.

6433   CTI 007   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 1/9 to 1/23   S161   Mullen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 16


eBay I - Basics of Selling on eBay (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn from an eBay Top Seller the secrets of creating a profitable home business selling products on eBay.  This workshop introduces the essentials of on-line auctions. Learn how to design a winning auction description, how to get paid, sales tax made easy, tips for success and pitfalls to avoid.  This is a hands-on computer course.  Keyboard experience is helpful. 

6567   CTI 050   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 3/4 to 3/6   F112   Shebley   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Getting Started with a PC and the Internet (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class focuses on personal computer concepts for the beginning PC user. It covers the following topics: bits, bytes, computer terminology, hardware and software, Windows operating system, basic maintenance, data backup, file management, Internet, email, safe downloads, security concepts and firewalls. No previous computer experience is necessary.

6415   CTI 001   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 1/18   S161   Karlson   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 16

6416   CTI 001   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   F 2/28   S161   Getavesky   $0.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 16


Microsoft Access - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore the power and ease-of-use of this database program. You will develop a database by creating tables to store data, forms for data entry, queries for data retrieval and reports for data review. Learn built-in "tricks" for easier data entry and reporting.

6451   CTI 013   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 2/27 to 3/6   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Access - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Explore the power and ease-of-use of this database program. You will develop a database by creating tables to store data, forms for data entry, queries for data retrieval and reports for data review. Learn built-in "tricks" for easier data entry and reporting.

7444   CTI 013   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 2/1   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Access - II Intermediate (Whidbey Campus)
Learn relational features of Access by creating and joining related tables and by using multiple tables in forms, queries and reports. You’ll build on Intro class with additional query techniques, macros and Access command buttons.

7458   CTI 014B   BW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 3/8   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

6473   CTI 020   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 2/8   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

7454   CTI 020B   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 1/25   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 15


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

6477   CTI 021   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 2/22   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 16


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Whidbey Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

7457   CTI 021B   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 3/1   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Windows - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers Windows basics, the user interface, desktop bitmaps and screensavers, Windows navigation, computer maintenance, applications, the Control Panel, and Windows Explorer.

6418   CTI 002   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 1/25   S161   Karlson   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.

6440   CTI 010   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 2/15   S161   Karlson   $95.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 16


Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.

7437   CTI 010B   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 1/18   A227   Davis   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Microsoft Word - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn concepts that will enable you to create more complex documents in this six-hour class. Topics include: typography and design considerations, using styles, pagination, graphic layout tools, importing files, reference tools, footnotes, managing large document navigation, mail merge, and document backgrounds and watermarks. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

6445   CTI 011   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 3/1   S161   Karlson   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Night Photography (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how another world of photography begins once the sun goes down! We will meet on campus and then shoot at Little Mountain Park. We will use long exposures to photograph night scenes and star trails, plus explore painting with light, using flashlights and flashes. Bring your DSLR, extra batteries, tripod, shutter release (if you have one), camera manual, flash, warm clothes, flashlight and tennis shoes! Prerequisite: beginning camera class or solid knowledge of your camera's functions.

6622   CTI 075   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   W 2/26   S161   Mullen K   $49.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


Photoshop Elements I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements 10 - the user-friendly, affordable edition and little brother of Adobe Photoshop. We will learn to adjust the lighting and white balance of your photos, add blue to skies, and use tools to remove or add things to your photos. We will also convert photos to black and white and bring selective color back into the picture. Finally, we will make people look better by whitening teeth, removing pimples, and giving a computer liposuction with the liquefy tool. Expect two nights of having fun with your pictures and getting a basic understanding of how to use this remarkable software.

6618   CTI 074   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 1/30 to 2/6   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 16


Picture Perfect Family Photos (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to get great photos of your own family! You will learn camera controls for great exposures, posing, lighting, lens choice and composition. Bring your DSLR (point-and-shoots will work if they have advanced manual options), charged battery and camera manual. Prerequisite: beginning camera class or solid knowledge of your camera's functions.

6633   CTI 078   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 2/13 to 2/20   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn about camera and lens choices for travel photography, composition, using light creatively, plus tips for landscapes, architecture, museums and environmental portraits. This class if best for digital camera users, either SLR (removable lenses) or point-and-shoot cameras. Bring your cameras and an extra battery–we will use the college for travel photos!

6596   CTI 062   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   M 3/10   S161   Mullen   $49.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 16


Winter Photo Walk and Photoshop Elements (Mount Vernon Campus)
Join us for two nights alternating with a photography walk and in-class Photoshop Elements work on your photographs. We will tour Northern State Recreation Area, all the while learning the art and technique of digital photography. At the next session, we will work with your photos to enhance them to a higher creative level. Bring your DSLR if you have one, or your point-and-shoot, extra batteries, tripod if you have one and tennis shoes!

6627   CTI 077   AG   4:30PM-7:30PM   W 3/12 to 3/19   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16

Spring Quarter Workshops

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Computer Training

Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Covers how websites work and basic features of successful websites. Become acquainted with Adobe Dreamweaver and discover how to easily and quickly create attractive web pages. Prior knowledge of HTML and CSS are not required.

6183   CMIT 017   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 4/21   S161   Murdock   $49.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 16


Build Your First Website with Adobe Dreamweaver II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Add features and styles to your web page created in the Website I class. Work with text and colors. Publish your page to the web!

6184   CMIT 018   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 4/23   S161   Murdock   $49.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 16


Photoshop - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Tour the easy-to-use interface of Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Bridge. Learn basic skills to enhance your digital photos like a professional! Discover how to confidently add pizazz to scrapbook photos, digital images and scans after learning Photoshop's basic tools and panels.

6189   CMIT 033   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 5/19 to 5/21   S161   Murdock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 16


Photoshop - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover how to adjust, cleanup and retouch your scrapbook photos, digital images, and scans with Photoshop's more advanced but easy-to-learn tools and techniques. Learn how to take humdrum images and give them a professional touch!

6191   CMIT 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 6/2 to 6/4   S161   Murdock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 16


Photoshop - III Expert (Mount Vernon Campus)
In this 6-hour seminar prepare to be transformed into a Photoshop guru! Learn how to take raw digital photos and transform them into works of art and how to create eye-popping panoramas! Discover how to add professional-looking text and special effects to your images for slide shows, posters and scrapbooks.

6193   CMIT 044   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 6/16 to 6/18   S161   Murdock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 16


WordPress (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to use WordPress to create not only simple blog sites, but custom, interactive, self-hosted Web sites that are attractive and multi-faceted. This hands-on seminar will show you how to add images, multimedia, plugins and widgets to create a dynamic Web site that stands out from the crowd!

6195   CMIT 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 5/5 to 5/7   S161   Murdock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 16


Computer Literacy 101 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do computer acronyms drive you up a wall? Can I really Escape this mess by pressing the Escape key? Are your kids or grandkids rattling off computer-ese as though it’s a second language? If this sounds familiar and keeps you from enjoying modern home computing–try this 3-hour class which explains hardware, Internet basics, computer viruses, word processing and spreadsheet basics, keyboard shortcuts, and even how to connect your computer and hardware to make it work correctly. No previous computer experience is necessary and there are no prerequisites for this class. Laptop and netbook computers are welcome. Class includes a useful handout that reduces your need to take copious notes.

6629   CTI 066   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   Sa 4/12   S161   Getavesky   $65.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16


Computer Maintenance (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you want to streamline your home computer and restore some of its speed, this class is for you. You'll use Microsoft Windows tools to improve your computer's performance. Class includes hard drive error checking and basic disk maintenance, how to recover valuable hard drive space and how to safely delete files that are no longer needed, then reorganize your hard drive to run more efficiently. Learn about some of the most popular anti-virus tools available today, how to perform efficient system backups, and how to automatically schedule and install system upgrades from Microsoft.

6598   CTI 055   AG   12:30PM-4:30PM   Sa 5/10   S161   Getavesky   $65.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 16


Digital Photography- I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the fundamentals of digital photography and is for people with a camera that can change to manual, not just automatic. (This class is not for point-and-shoot cameras - see "Master your point-and-shoot digital camera"). You will learn how to use the settings on your camera, how to create stronger pictures by using fun techniques and by using composition and lighting skills. Bring your digital camera. No experience necessary.

6444   CTI 007   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 4/15 to 4/29   S161   Mullen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 16


eBay I - Basics of Selling on eBay (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn from an eBay Top Seller the secrets of creating a profitable home business selling products on eBay.  This workshop introduces the essentials of on-line auctions. Learn how to design a winning auction description, how to get paid, sales tax made easy, tips for success and pitfalls to avoid.  This is a hands-on computer course.  Keyboard experience is helpful. 

6591   CTI 050   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 6/5 to 6/12   S161   Shebley   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 16


Getting Started with a PC and the Internet (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class focuses on personal computer concepts for the beginning PC user. It covers the following topics: bits, bytes, computer terminology, hardware and software, Windows operating system, basic maintenance, data backup, file management, Internet, email, safe downloads, security concepts and firewalls. No previous computer experience is necessary.

6426   CTI 001   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 4/19   S161   Getavesky   $95.00  Seats Avail: 7 of 16


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

6483   CTI 020   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 5/17   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 16


Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, sorting, filtering, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets.

7479   CTI 020B   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 4/19   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 15


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

6486   CTI 021   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 6/7   S161   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 16


Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Whidbey Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook tasks. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, relative/absolute reference, tables, freezing panes and splitting windows, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, linking and embedding and conditional formatting. Students are encouraged to bring projects to class.

7483   CTI 021B   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 5/17   A227   Fotheringham   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.

6453   CTI 010   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 5/31   S161   Staff   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 16


Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.

7465   CTI 010B   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 5/3   A227   Davis   $95.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 15


Photoshop Elements I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements 10 - the user-friendly, affordable edition and little brother of Adobe Photoshop. We will learn to adjust the lighting and white balance of your photos, add blue to skies, and use tools to remove or add things to your photos. We will also convert photos to black and white and bring selective color back into the picture. Finally, we will make people look better by whitening teeth, removing pimples, and giving a computer liposuction with the liquefy tool. Expect two nights of having fun with your pictures and getting a basic understanding of how to use this remarkable software.

6642   CTI 074   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 5/6 to 5/13   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 16


Photoshop Elements II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Go beyond the basics of Photoshop Elements, the user-friendly, affordable edition and little brother of Adobe Photoshop. After a quick review, we will go on to projects appropriate to the needs of the class. These might include creating perfect portraits, restoring old photos, adding overlays and glow to your images and other enhancements. There will be plenty of time to work on your own projects with Karen's advice and instruction to help achieve your goals. You can use the school's computers which have a version 10, or bring you own laptops with more current versions. Karen will explain the process using versions 10, 11 and 12, as needed. Prerequisite: Photoshop Elements I or good working knowledge of the program.

6647   CTI 079   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 5/20 to 5/27   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 16


QuickBooks - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.

6504   CTI 027   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 4/15 to 4/17   F110   Oakes   $95.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 26


QuickBooks - I Introduction (Whidbey Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.

7490   CTI 027   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 4/12   A227   Oakes   $95.00  Seats Avail: 2 of 14


QuickBooks - II Intermediate - The Basics Plus (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop builds on Intro to QuickBooks and covers payroll, inventory and job costing setup, transactions and reports. Covers additional transactions and reports as time permits.

6578   CTI 028   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 5/13 to 5/15   F110   Oakes   $95.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 26


QuickBooks - II Intermediate - The Basics Plus (Whidbey Campus)
This workshop builds on Intro to QuickBooks and covers payroll, inventory and job costing setup, transactions and reports. Covers additional transactions and reports as time permits.

7494   CTI 028   AW   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 5/10   A227   Oakes   $95.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 15


Spring Photo Walk and Photoshop Elements (Mount Vernon Campus)
Join us for two weeks alternating with a photo walk and in-class Photoshop Elements work on your photographs from the previous week. We will walk around, over and under the Deception Pass State Park, all the while learning the art and technique of digital photography. The following week we will work with your photos to enhance them to a higher creative level using Photoshop Elements. Bring your DSLR if you have one, or your point-and -shoot, extra batteries, and dress for the weather.

6507   CTI 080   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 6/3 to 6/10   S161   Mullen K   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 16


TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn about camera and lens choices for travel photography, composition, using light creatively, plus tips for landscapes, architecture, museums and environmental portraits. This class if best for digital camera users, either SLR (removable lenses) or point-and-shoot cameras. Bring your cameras and an extra battery–we will use the college for travel photos!

6609   CTI 062   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 4/9   S161   Mullen   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED