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					               Registration
           Resumes January 4




Winter / Spring 2010
                             Unemployed, underemployed
                               or looking for a change?

  Check Out the New Fast-Track Training Programs at East Central College
          Enrollment Now Underway for Four Short-Term Programs That Begin in Late January


Energy Management & Auditing
(16 weeks of class)
Students in the Energy Management and Auditing program will learn to recognize and document energy waste. They
will receive both classroom instruction and hands-on training in high efficiency lighting, insulation, heating/ventilating/air
conditioning systems and heat transfer factors. Instruction will also focus on the methods of improving heat loss/gain in
residential homes as well as commercial buildings and equipment. Coursework assists students as they prepare for the
Building Performance Institute certification exam. Energy Management and Auditing credit classes will be held Monday
through Friday afternoons at ECC in Union.


Water/Wastewater Operator
(16 weeks of class)
The practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants while emphasizing safe practices and
procedures will be covered in the water/wastewater operator program. Coursework will cover chlorination, sedimenta-
tion, filters and wastewater stabilization to prepare students for Department of Natural Resources certification. Credit
classes will be held in ECC’s Industrial Engineering lab at Four Rivers Career Center in Washington.


Certified Nursing Assistant
(12 weeks of class)
The CNA program will involve 12 weeks of classroom instruction at ECC and clinical experience at five long-term care
facilities in the area. CNAs are the caregivers who work under the supervision of a nurse to help patients perform basic
day-to-day tasks. The non-credit program requires 75 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of clinical applica-
tion/practice before students can take the certification exams.


Truck Driving
(3 weeks of class)
East Central College has entered into an agreement with MTC Truck Driver Training School in Hazelwood to offer a three
week Class A Commercial Drivers License program. The non-credit classes will be held weekdays from 7 a.m. until 5:30
p.m. plus one Saturday. ECC’s Southwest Area Center in Sullivan will be the site of classroom work, with the training yard
located across the street in space donated by Fidelity Communications. The training also involves 60 hours of time on
the road.


For information on any of the short-term programs call: 636-583-5193.
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                               Continuing Education Classes
The non-credit classes listed in this booklet are coordinated by East Central College’s Office of Continuing Education. The
listing includes classes for adults and children. There are no tuition charges for the classes. The fee listed for each class
(and a supply charge in some instances) is the only expense.
Continuing education classes can increase your knowledge or skills – either for personal enrichment or to help you on the
job. Some courses last several hours; others meet for several weeks. Call 636-583-5193 for enrollment information.


Class Locations
AC – Auditorium/Classroom Building, ECC Main Campus in Union
CC – Classroom Building, ECC Main Campus in Union
ECTC – East Central Training Center, South Edge of Main Campus in Union
Four Rivers Career Center – ECC at Four Rivers, 1978 Image Drive in Washington
Gourmet Café – Café at 1381 High Street, Suite 111 in Washington
Gym – Multipurpose Building, ECC Main Campus in Union
Hillermann Nursery – Hillermann Nursery & Florist at 2106 East Fifth Street in Washington
HS – Health & Science Building, ECC Main Campus in Union
MP310 – Fitness Center in Multipurpose Building, ECC Main Campus in Union
Skaterz – Facility at 181 Audrey Lane south of ECC Main Campus in Union
Southwest Area Center – ECC Site at 11 North Clark Street in Sullivan
Union Parks Department – City Auditorium at 500 East Locust Street in Union



Art
Ceramics I                      $120
CE 0100 UAR1                    Mondays & Wednesdays                February 8 – May 12                    AC 203                 8:30 – 11:30 am
This class is intended as a workshop for individuals with moderate ceramic experience or a self-directed adventurous spirit. An experienced studio
assistant will be available to guide students in using equipment as well as trouble shooting the creative and/or constructive process. Clay, glaze
material, storage space, and all studio equipment will be provided. Students may have the opportunity to explore raku, low fire, mid range and/or
high fire processes as individual creative explorations dictate. Students must attend a studio orientation at the beginning of the session.

Ceramics I                      $120
CE 0100 UAR6                    Tuesdays & Thursdays                February 9 – May 13                    AC203                  6:30 – 8:30 pm
This workshop is for individuals with moderate ceramic experience or a self-directed adventurous spirit. A professional ceramic artist will be available
to guide students in using equipment as well as trouble shooting the creative and/or constructive process. Clay, glaze material, storage space, and
all studio equipment will be provided. Students will have the opportunity to explore low fire glazes, surfaces, and clay bodies. Students must attend a
studio orientation at the beginning of the session.


Watercolor                      $99
CE 0100 UAR2                    Wednesdays                          March 3 – April 28                     AC 201                 6:30 – 8:30 pm
This class is a fun and informal approach to introduce the techniques of watercolor painting. It will be an informative experience for the beginner and
intermediate painter who has the desire for expression on paper. Basic instruction will include color technique and drawing. Taught by Jane Ann Emig.




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Computer Skills
So You Want to eBay?                                                $60
CE 0100 UCS01                   Thursdays                           March 4 – April 8                      ECTC 111              7:00 – 9:00 pm
Students will be guided through the common tasks of signing up with eBay, searching for an item, placing a bid, and completing the transaction on eBay.
Next, they will learn how to sell an item on eBay, and how to deal with payments, records, and shipping. Other topics include: taxes, best times to sell,
and making this hobby a business.


Intro to Personal Computer                                          $95
CE 0100 UCS02                   Weeknights                          January 4 – 7 and 11                   ECTC 111              6:30 – 9:15 pm
CE 0100 UCS03                   Weeknights                          February 22 – 25 and March 1           ECTC 111              6:30 – 9:15 pm
A course designed to introduce the capabilities of a microcomputer to the beginning student. The operating system, word, file, and spreadsheet
processing will be introduced. All coursework will be done using the personal computer and appropriate software. Knowledge of the keyboard
recommended. Price includes textbook. No class on Fridays.


Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007                                 $95
CE 0100 USC02                   Tuesdays                             January 12 – February 9               ECTC 111              6:30 – 9:15 pm
Microsoft Word is a powerful tool to create professional looking documents. Instruction will be provided on starting the program, creating, editing and
saving documents. Price includes textbook. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers. Taught by Charles Warmack.


Microsoft Word 2007 Level 2                                         $95
CE 0100 UCS05                   Tuesdays                            March 2 – April 6                      ECTC 111              6:30 – 9:15 pm
In this course students will learn intermediate Word skills. Advanced topics in formatting, constructing formulas and design will be introduced. Price
includes textbook. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007. Taught by Charles Warmack.


Intro to Excel 2007                                                 $95
CE 0100 UCS06                   Wednesdays                           January 13 – February 10              ECTC 111              6:30 – 9:15 pm
The capabilities of Excel will be introduced in this course. Through lectures, demonstrations, handouts, and hands-on experiences the students learn to
define formulas, use commands and develop worksheets. Price includes textbook. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers.


Microsoft Excel 2007 Level 2                                        $95
CE 0100 UCS08                   Wednesdays                          March 3 – April 7                      ECTC111               6:30 – 9:15 pm
Intermediate Excel skills will be covered in this course. Advanced topics in using templates and protecting workbooks, linking cells and formulas and
creating hyperlinks will be introduced. Price includes textbook. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007. Taught by Kelly Landolt.


Introduction to Power Point 2007                                    $95
CE 0100 UCS10                   Thursdays                           January 14 – February 11               HS 118                6:30 – 9:15 pm
In this introductory Microsoft course students will learn all the basics of using PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a presentation application that helps turn
ideas into a professional presentation. Students will learn how to design, edit, enhance, and customize a PowerPoint presentation. They will also work
with text and objects and learn how to create an on-screen slide show. Price includes textbook. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers.


Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Level 2                                   $95
CE 0100 UCS07                   Thursdays                           March 4 – April 8                      HS 118                6:30 – 9:15 pm
This course is designed for learning intermediate PowerPoint skills. Advanced topics related to preparing a presentation, adding multimedia to a
presentation and developing slide masters will be introduced. Price includes textbook. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.




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Computer Skills (continued)
Quick Books                       $175
CE 0100 UCS09                     Thursdays                            January 14 – March 18                   AC134                   6:30 – 9:15 pm
QuickBooks has become the software of choice for many owners of small and medium-sized businesses. This is due to the multitude of functions and
features that it offers. This course is for beginners, no prior accounting background required. Participants will get hands-on instruction. Price includes
textbook. Prerequisite: Intro to Computers. Taught by Charles Warmack.


Photo Shop                        $175
CE 0100 UCS11                     Mondays                              January 11 – March 29                   CC122                    6:30 – 9:15 pm
This course will teach participants how to use Adobe Photoshop to perform many different image processing techniques. Students will learn how to
use several tools for selecting parts of images, and will move, duplicate and resize images. They will learn to use layers, layer effects, filters, lighting
and texture effects, painting and blending, and color modification. Time will also be devoted to creating images of different formats for different
applications. Price includes textbook. Taught by Charles Warmack. Prerequisite: general computer environment experience.



DANCE
Easy Social Dance                 $60 per couple
CE 0100 UDA02                     Thursdays                            February 4 – March 11                   ECTC 114                7:00 – 8:30 pm
Get ready for cruises, wedding receptions, reunions, company events, or a spin around the Casa Loma. In this class students will learn 4 dances; waltz,
cha-cha, swing and hustle. Bring a partner and learn how easy it is to look great on the dance floor. No experience necessary. Taught by Dave
Swoboda, professional dance instructor.



FITNESS
Strengthen Your Core $50
CE 0100 UHF01        Tuesdays        February 9 – March 16          ECC Gym        Noon – 12:40 pm
A great way to spend a lunch hour! This abs class will help create strength and toning in the abdominal
area and all over the body. Beginners are welcome! Taught by Sharon Bouse. More information
available at the instructor’s website: www.esteamfitness.com.

Pump It Up                        $50
CE 0100 UHF03        Thursdays          February 11 – March 18         ECC Gym        1:00 – 1:50 pm
This class works every muscle in the body with an all over effective strength training done to music.
A favorite class for many people, it is geared to increase the overall strength level to burn fat and build
muscle. Beginners are welcome! More information available at the instructor’s website:
www.esteamfitness.com.

Yoga for Beginners                $40
CE 0100 UHF29                     Tuesdays                      January 26 – March 2                  Union Parks Dept.                6:30 – 7:30 pm
This course introduces yoga as a practical aid for developing the mind, body, and spirit. Participants will learn basic breathing and warm up techniques
that will prepare them for transition into subsequent Yoga classes.

Yoga                              $40
CE 0100 UHF10                     Wednesdays                    January 27 – March 3                   Union Parks Dept.               6:30 – 7:45 pm
CE 0100 UHF11                     Wednesdays                    March 10 – April 21                    Union Parks Dept.               6:30 – 7:45 pm
In this class, students learn how to apply Yoga to daily life. The postures allow people to gain flexibility, tone muscles, and enjoy the flow of breath
within the body. Students can develop a mind, body, and spirit connection and awaken to a more relaxed and efficient lifestyle. This class will include
the theory of Yoga plus exercises, breathing techniques, and meditation practices to improve health.

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Fitness (continued)
Cardio Fitness                                                        $40
CE 0100 UHF14            Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays                January 25 – March 4                    ECTC 112               6:30 – 7:00 pm
CE 0100 UHF15            Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays                March 8 – April 22                      ECTC 112               6:30 – 7:00 pm
With this intensive, time efficient half hour work out, students will blast the fat quickly. This session of aerobic fitness is open to men and women and
is suitable for all levels of fitness. The class includes a continual mix of training methods including hi-lo dance, step circuit, cardio-kick boxing and
strength training, balance training and core stability training. Taught by Lifeforce Fitness Team.


Cardio Fitness Once A Week                                            $15
CE 0100 UHF16                    Arranged                             January 25 – March 4                    ECTC 112               6:30 – 7:00 pm
CE 0100 UHF17                    Arranged                             March 8 – April 22                      ECTC 112               6:30 – 7:00 pm
This class is for participants who want only one night of cardio fitness each week. This six week session is open to men and women and is suitable for
all levels of fitness. A continual mix of training methods; including hi-lo dance, step circuit, cardio-kick boxing, and strength training. Participants can
come once a week on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. Taught by LifeForce Fitness Team.


Pilates                                                               $40
CE 0100 UHF27                    Mondays                              January 25 – March 1               Union Parks Dept.           5:30 – 6:30 pm
CE 0100 UHF28                    Mondays                              March 8 – April 12                 Union Parks Dept.           5:30 – 6:30 pm
Students can reach physical and mental health while flattening abs, strengthening back muscles, improving posture, and sculpting the body with this
fitness program. A Pilates workout emphasizes both strength and stretch. Built upon the basic principle of strengthening the “powerhouse” muscles in
the center of the body, Pilates offers a challenging and rewarding exercise for people of every fitness level and background.


Tae Kwon Do                                                           $75
CE 0100 UHF20                    Mondays                               February 1 – April 5             Union Parks Dept.            6:00 – 8:00 pm
This class will teach participants the Korean martial art which uses the hands and feet to develop balance, speed, agility, strength and rhythm, offering
both a physical and mental challenge. Self-defense is an integral part of this course. Participants should bring a water bottle and towel. Dress should
be comfortable. Please wear athletic shoes. Taught by Cheryl Baumann, certified 6th dan-black belt.


Jr. Tae Kwon Do                                                       $50
CE 0100 UHF22                    Mondays                              February 1 – April 5              Union Parks Dept.            6:00 – 6:45 pm
Participants will learn self-esteem, teamwork, self-control, and self-defense. This class will prepare students to handle everyday situations, such as
dealing with conflicts and bullies. For ages 4 – 7 years old.


East Central College Fitness Center Membership                                $60
CE 0100 UHF24                    Monday-Friday                        February 8 – May 14                     310MP                  arranged
This continuing education class provides an individual with semester membership to the East Central College Fitness Center at the main campus
in Union. Members will be introduced to a comprehensive fitness program focusing on improving the basic components of physical fitness. An
individualized exercise program will be developed based on fitness assessments. Fitness Center hours are: 7:40am – 2:30pm Monday through Friday.
Evening hours are 5:30 – 7:30 Monday through Thursday.



FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Conversational Spanish                                              $60
CE 0100 WFL01                     Tuesdays              February 2 – March 23                 Four Rivers Career Center              6:00 – 7:30 pm
Quick and Easy! This course is for participants who want to attain a speaking knowledge of the Spanish language. Communication and comprehension
will be stressed more than grammatical depth. This course will prove useful to those wanting to communicate with Spanish speaking individuals, such
as tourists, business people, and those in the fields of medicine, dentistry, social work, & transportation. Price includes book. Taught by Maria Jimenez.


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HISTORY
Local History                    $45
CE 0100 UH12                     Thursdays                            March 11 – April 29                     ECTC 112                7:00 – 9:00 pm
In this class participants will learn about local history centered around people, places, and events in Franklin County. Each session will feature a
different speaker. This course will offer new content, so students can register for this one again! Arranged by Sue Blesi.



HOMESCHOOL ENRICHMENT
Geology                          $45
CE 0100 UHE01                    Fridays                              February 19 and 26                      HS 226                  8:00 – 11:00 am
This class is a must for future geologists. Students will look at rock and fossil samples native to different areas of the world. Microbe activity, soil and
crystal formations will be some of the topics covered in this class. Students will also investigate some of the Earth’s geological processes such as
magnetism, plate tectonics, and erosion. Taught by Jennifer Chitwood.


Comparative Anatomy $45
CE 0100UHE03                     Fridays                              March 12 and 19                         HS 226                  8:00 – 11:00 am
In this class students will examine both the external and internal anatomy of a fetal pig, and compare its features to other mammals, such as humans.
Students will learn to identify the anatomical features of a vertebrate body and understand the relationships between their structures and functions.
Taught by Jennifer Chitwood.


Learn To Knit                    $35
CE 0100 UHE05                    Tuesdays                             February 2 – 23                         ECTC 112                1:00 – 2:30 pm
Students will learn to cast on, the knit & purl stitches and more in this class. Participants will be using different types and sizes of needles, and
discussing different varieties of wool. Pattern reading and knitting charts will also be covered. Each student will receive a set of needles, yarn,
and a pattern to make a winter hat in class. This hands-on class will be taught by Jeri Rieger. Class materials will be provided.


A China Adventure              $40
CE 0100 UHE09           Tuesdays         March 2 – 16          ECTC 112         9:30 – 11:30 am
In this class students will be introduced to China by developing map skills, and learning about
famous places, customs, people and food. Participants will have fun while learning! This
course will be presented by Charles and Gloria Juedemann. They have traveled extensively in
China and have spent four summers in China teaching conversational English. They will share
their experiences about this fascinating country through the use of many visuals and activities.


Roll With Motion                 $70
CE 0100 UHE11        Fridays      February 12 – March 19          SKATERZ         10:30 – 11:30 am
In this new and exciting program, participants will combine science with the fun and health
benefits of roller skating. In the “Roll with Motion” program, students will be exploring science
using mini labs. They will learn how forces and motion relate to skating and other activities.
Participants will be divided into two groups, Grades K-2 and Grades 3-7. Taught by staff
at Skaterz.




Great care has been taken to provide accurate information about the courses in this
schedule. Occasionally, an error may occur. Information is subject to change and/or
correction. Note that the course content and opinions expressed by speakers are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of East Central College.


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IN THE GARDEN
Having A Plan Ensures A Great Landscape                                                                     $20
CE 0100 WGA01                    Tuesday                              February 9                 Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
Following certain steps leads to a beautiful and satisfying landscape. Students will learn how sun, shade, style, soil, plant selection, and placement are
key ingredients to a great landscape. Class will be taught by Hillermann staff member Dave Wehmeyer.


Trees & Shrubs: The Backbone of the Landscape                                                               $20
CE 0100 WGA02                    Tuesday                              February 16                Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
What? How? Where? Ensure success when shopping for the right specimen for your home getaway. Students will earn additional benefits by
choosing the right plant for the right place. Class taught by Hillermann staff member.


Annuals & Perennials: What’s Hot and Reliable for 2010                                                        $20
CE 0100                          Tuesday                              February 23                Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
In this workshop students will learn how to bring color to their sanctuary with hot NEW annuals and combine them with sassy chic perennials.
Class taught by Hillermann staff member Jamie Sunfield.


Small Investments, Big Returns!                                                                             $20
CE 0100 WGA04                    Thursday                             February 25                Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
No more second guessing for students who attend this workshop. They will learn how and where to start vegetable gardening. Topics will include:
amending the soil, soil test, raised gardens, and much more! Class taught by Hillermann staff.


Rain Gardening: The New Wave of Conservation                                                                $20
CE 0100 WGA05                    Tuesday                              March 2                    Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
Students will explore new concepts of rain gardening in this course. Sustainability and the conservation of our precious resources are practices that
are here to stay! Participants will receive tips to improve water conservation, using ornamentals and native plants. Class taught by Hillermann staff.


Ensuring a Bountiful Harvest                                                                                $20
CE 0100 WGA06                    Thursday                             March 4                    Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
In this workshop students will learn proper plant selection and care, methods of planting, seed vs. plants, fertilizing, staking, mulching, pest control, and
more. Class taught by Hillermann staff.


Pest Management: Chemical vs. Natural                                                                       $20
CE 0100 WGA07                    Tuesday                              March 9                    Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
Deer, rabbits, and beetles, OH MY! In this workshop students will discover the safest approaches to these and many more garden pests. Class taught
by Hillermann staff member Jamie Sunfield.


Go Nuts With Fruits and Berries                                                                             $20
CE 0100 WGA08                    Thursday                             March 11                   Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
From fruit trees to blueberries to strawberries, students will learn what it takes to bring these scrumptious goodies to the dinner table. Topics will also
include plant selection and plant care. Class taught by Hillermann staff members.


Ready-Set-Mow: Lawn Care Thru The Season                                                                    $20
CE 0100 WGA09                    Tuesday                              March 16                   Hillermann Nursery                  6:00 – 8:00 pm
In this workshop students will learn how to grow a healthier and greener lawn. They will love their lawn from start to finish! Class taught by Hillermann
staff member Charlie Kriete.




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IN THE KITCHEN
Cake Decorating I                $40
CE 0100 UKI01                    Thursdays                           February 11 – March 4                  ECTC 109               6:30 – 8:30 pm
This class will teach participants how fun and easy cake decorating can be. In just a few short weeks, students will amaze family and friends with
their new talents! In this beginner’s course, the focuses will be on basic skills and techniques, from icing prep and simple borders to roses. Taught by
Linda Schwoeppe.


Cake Decorating II               $40
CE 0100 UKI02                    Thursdays                           March 11 – April 8                     ECTC 109               6:30 – 8:30 pm
This class will expand the basic skills. Participants will learn basket weaving, string work, flower work, and more.


Cheese Making 101                $95
CE 0100 UKI03                    Tuesdays                            February 16 – March 23                 ECTC Kitchen           7:00 – 9:00 pm
Learn about the concept, processes, and basic principles of cheese making. Once a common skill on Missouri farms and in creameries, cheese making
is a wonderful process. Students will make 4 different kinds of cheese; a soft goat cheese, a cheddar, a bloomy ring, and a mozzarella. Participants
will need a large pan, such as a Dutch oven, a plastic shoe box and a slotted spoon. Cheese ingredients will be supplied. Taught by a certified cheese
maker from Vermont who has studied in Canada and Israel.


Cooking With Tony
These fun cooking classes will be taught by Tony Derakshan of the Gourmet Café. Chef Tony will share his specialties and his kitchen. Participants will
receive hands-on instruction as they prepare dinner. All will enjoy eating together in the dining room and each student will receive one complimentary
glass of wine or beer with the meal.

Couple’s Valentines Dinner         $80 per couple
Menu: Filet of beef with shrimp, green beans, saffron rice and heart shaped chocolate cake
CE 0100 WCT01             Tuesday           February 9            Gourmet Café            6:30 – 9:30 pm

Spanish Cuisine                    $40 per student
Menu: Tapas and paella
CE 0100 WCT02             Tuesday           March 9               Gourmet Café            6:30 – 9:30 pm

Baking With Carla: Savory & Sweet Focaccia Breads                                        $40
CE 0100 WBC01             Tuesday            February 23           Gourmet Café           6:30 – 9:30 pm
These fun baking classes will be taught by Carla Derakshan of the Gourmet Café. Chef Carla will teach
participants how easy it is to make breads and rolls. This hands-on class will have students making and kneading
dough, shaping it, and then baking it to a golden perfection. Carla will be sharing recipes, practical advice, and
useful tips with students and have them on their way to successful bread baking.


Kids Cooking With Tony                     $22
Tony and Carla Derakshan of the Gourmet Café will teach these fun classes for children ages 10-14. These classes are hands on and instruction
will include proper knife handling, good sanitation practices, kitchen safety, and of course, how to clean up. Students will prepare and enjoy the
food they make.

Salad and Tacos
CE 0100 WKC01                    Wednesday                           February 10                            Gourmet Café           6:30 – 8:00 pm

Salad and Spaghetti with Tomato-Meat Sauce
CE 0100 WKC02              Wednesday                                 March 10                               Gourmet Café           6:30 – 8:00 pm




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MIND BODY SPIRIT
Zhineng Medical Qigong                                               $75
CE 0100 UMB01                    Tuesdays                            March 9 and 16                         ECTC 112               6:30 – 9:30 pm
Until 1980, the 5,000-year-old practices of Qigong (pronounced chee gong) were kept secret within private families. Now, over 10 million people practice
Zhineng Medical Qigong. Just 25 minutes a day is all it takes to begin the healing process with this simple and gentle mind-body exercise. Benefits of
Zhineng Medical Qigong include improved health, reduced stress, prolonged life, enhanced vitality, greatly accelerated healing, improved quality of life,
and more developed emotional and physical well-being. This workshop will enable participants to acquire the basics of level I; Lift Chi Up & Pour Chi
Down Method. Through steadfast practice, individuals should experience natural healing and a sense of well-being. No previous qigong experience is
necessary. Price includes instructional video. Taught by Ron Rain.


Change Your Mind – Change Your Life                                  $50
CE 0100 UMB02                    Tuesdays                            February 9 – March 9                    ECTC 109              7:00 – 8:00 pm
This five week program incorporates hypnosis, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), affirmations, and guided imagery. These sessions will help students
create a perfect formula to change, develop or improve any area of their lives. Each weekly class includes a group hypnosis session. Taught by Joan
Nolting.



MUSIC
Kindermusik Village                                                  $75
CE 0100 UMU01                    Wednesdays                          January 20 – March 10                  ECTC 112               10:30 – 11:15 am
Our Time (3 – 18 month olds) Cock-a-doodle-Moo! — Hop on the hayride — it’s time to head for the farm! In this class, children will sing songs about
the farm, including “Old MacDonald,” “Hayride,” and “Clever Cows.” Parents will engage in rituals and playful activities with their baby, including
infant massage, lap bounces, exercise, and quiet time. Home Materials fee $40: Includes a picture board book with charming farm animals and the
sounds they make; Cock-a-doodle-Moo, a CD of the songs heard in class; a sunshine jingle instrument for music-making at home; and a set of art
banners for the nursery wall.


Kindermusik Our Time                                                 $145
CE 0100 UMU02                    Wednesdays                          January 20 – May 5                     ECTC 112               9:30 – 10:15 am
Away We Go! Imagine That (1 1/2 – 3 year olds) — Hop on the train, get in the car, board the plane, and Away We Go!   This class focuses on transporta-
tion, a favorite topic for toddlers who are on the go! Sing and play along with favorite songs, such as “I’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad” and “Wheels
on the Bus.” Explore fast and slow, smooth and bumpy, and high and low. Stories and activities will explore how toddlers get where they want to go.
Home Materials fee $60: Includes double CD featuring songs from class; two interactive story books — Shiny Dinah and Giddy-Up!; home activity book,
and two harmonicas designed for toddlers. Taught by Malinda Thompson.


Kindermusik Imagine That                                             $145
CE 0100 UMU03                    Wednesdays                          January 20 – May 5                     ECTC 112             11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Toys I Make, Trips I Take (3 – 5 year olds) — Think of it like taking a course inside a child’s imagination. Participants will use the theme of a toy shop
to make pretend-creations—using rhythm and songs with every imaginary saw, hammer, and nail. The result is building the preschooler’s sense of a
sequence of events, which is good for storytelling, as well as making his or her ideas a reality. Home Materials fee $60: Includes two books—If I Had a
Big Blue Boat and Tippity Tippity Too; Toys I Make, Trips I Take Play Set; two home CDs; family activity book, and a drum.


Four Rivers Children’s Chorale                                       $89
CE 0100 UMU28                    Wednesdays                          January 27 – May 5                     AC 116                 4:00 – 5:30 pm
The Four Rivers Children’s Chorale is a community Treble Choir for children in grades 4 – 8. The choir is sponsored by the East Central College department
of music. The mission of FRCC is to promote musical literacy through high quality music education and to demonstrate this learning through the
achievement of artistic excellence in performance. Auditions for the spring semester will be Wednesday and Thursday, January 20 and 21 from 4:30 to
7:30 pm. Children who were members of the Chorale in fall 2009 do not have to re-audition for the spring.




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MUSIC LESSONS
Piano Lessons                    $150
CE 0100 UMU04                    Time arranged                       February 8 – May 7

Guitar Lessons                   $150
CE 0100 UMU12                    Time arranged                       February 8 – May 7
A great opportunity for anyone who has ever wanted to take music lessons. Instruction available on
a variety of instruments. Students can receive 10 private 30-minute lessons for an incredible price.
Beginners as well as experienced musicians of all ages are welcome. Instruction by East Central
College music majors coordinated by Dr. Jennifer Judd, held at the Union campus.
Fee for ECC faculty instruction is $180. Call (636) 583-5193 to arrange a lesson schedule now.

Private Voice Lessons $238 / $476
CE 0100 UMU06         Time arranged        February 1 – May 14         (30 minute lessons)        $238
CE 0100 UMU07         Time arranged        February 1 – May 14         (1 hour lessons)           $476
Students receive 14, 30 minute or one hour private lessons. Learning proper techniques and how to sing a wide variety of music styles. Taught by
Patty Tavener.

Classical Piano I for Beginners                                      $142
CE 0100 UMU14                    Mondays & Wednesdays                January 20-May 12                       AC 147                 5:00 – 5:50 pm
This class will offer small group instruction for students with little or no previous piano experience. An introduction to keyboard fundamentals through
the study of note reading, rhythm symbols, technique and playing early elementary level repertoire will be included.

College Band                     Free
CE 0100 UMU09                    Mondays                             January 25 – May 10                     AC 116                 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Band performance courses open, with consent of the instructor, to all students/community members with previous instrumental experience.

Jazz Band                        Free
CE 0100 UMU10                    Tuesdays & Thursdays                January 19 – May 13                     AC 116                 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Band performance courses open, with consent of the instructor, to all students/community members with previous instrumental experience.



PERSONAL INTERESTS
Rug Hooking                      $45
CE 0100 UPI05                    Wednesdays                          February 10 – March 3                   ECTC 109               6:30 – 8:30 pm
Students will learn to create beautiful heirlooms that can be passed down to future generations with this century old craft. The rugs are created with a
hook, wool, frame, and a few basic supplies. You must see to appreciate! Kits will be available for $60 the first night of class.

Bookbinding                      $95
CE 0100 WPI6                     Wednesdays                February 24 – April 7            Four Rivers Career Center               6:30 – 8:30 pm
The objective of this class is to familiarize students with tools and materials used in bookbinding. Students will learn a Coptic sewn-cover book structure
and create paste paper for use in the book. Students will create a blank journal. Most tools and supplies will be provided. Taught by Joanne Kluba.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Recertification $160
CE 0200 UPC02                                                        Dates and times arranged
In today’s fast-paced environment, it is not easy for healthcare providers to keep their certifications current. “ACLS Anywhere” offers a convenient
method for obtaining an American Heart Association ACLS card (2 yr. certification). Providers complete the course at their pace, on their schedule, and
on their computer. Skills portion will be done with an instructor. Prerequisite: Participant must be a current ACLS provider and have a current BLS card.


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                               Continuing Education Classes

PETS
Basic Dog Obedience                                                 $79
CE 0100 UPI07                    Wednesdays                         February 3 – March 17                   ECTC 114              6:00 – 7:00 pm
In this course, students will learn how to effectively communicate commands to their dog, exploring the role of body language, eye contact and tone
of voice. Participants will be able to practice and demonstrate the commands of come, heel, sit, down, stay and leave it by the end of the class.
No dogs the first night of class. Children 12 years of age and older will be accepted as handlers. Students must provide a copy of their dog’s updated
vaccination record including a rabies certificate and bordetella. Taught by Stefanie Kitcher, AKC Licensed CGC evaluator, obedience instructor, and
behavior modification specialist. Additional information available at: www.poochysmooches.com.

Intermediate Dog Obedience                                          $79
CE 0100 UPI09                    Wednesdays                         February 3 – March 17                   ECTC 114              7:15 – 8:15 pm
In this class participants will refine and expand skills and begin advanced topics. Taught by Stefanie Kitcher, AKC Licensed CGC evaluator, obedience
instructor, and behavior modification specialist. Additional information available at: www.poochysmooches.com. Prerequisite: Basic Dog Obedience.



SENIOR CITIZENS
Introduction to Computers for Seniors                             $45
CE 0100 USC01                    Mondays                    February 1 – 22                    ECTC 111                           8:30 – 10:30 am
CE 0100 SSC01                    Mondays                    February 1 – 22         Southwest Area Center-Sullivan                12:30 – 2:30 pm
This is a class for the true beginner! With a lot of hands-on practice, students will learn computer basics the fun way! Instruction includes computer
terminology, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard, create letters, and store information for later use. Price includes textbook. Taught by
Tom Bennett.

Intermediate Computers for Seniors                               $45
CE 0100 USC02                    Mondays                    March 1 – 29                        ECTC 111                          8:30 - 10:30 am
CE 0100 SSC02                    Mondays                    March 1 – 29              Southwest Area Center-Sullivan              12:30 – 2:30 pm
A class for those wanting to know more! This class is the continuation to Introduction to Computers for Seniors. Participants will gain a deeper
understanding of how easy it is to use a personal computer. Students will revisit and delve deeper into some familiar topics as well as exploring new
components. This class will emphasize hands-on exercises designed to make participants more comfortable with using the computer. Prerequisite:
Introduction to Computers for Seniors. Price includes textbook. Taught by Tom Bennett.

East Central College Fitness Center Membership for Seniors                                                  $35
CE 0100 USC05                    Mondays & Wednesdays               February 15 – May 12                    MP 310                1:30 – 2:30 pm
CE 0100 USC06                    Tuesdays & Thursdays               February 16 – May 13                    MP 310                1:30 – 2:30 pm
This continuing education class provides senior citizens with a semester membership to the ECC Fitness Center at the main campus in Union. An
individualized exercise program will be developed based on fitness assessments. Participants must utilize a specially designated hour from 1:30 – 2:30
each weekday. This time will emphasize improving the physical fitness component of flexibility, which will lead to an increase in range of motion and
increased mobility. Students must be at least 60 years of age to sign up for this price.


Senior Walk/Skate                                                   $35
CE 0100 USC07                   Tuesdays and Thursdays              February 16 – March 25                  SKATERZ               9:30 – 10:30 am
With a skating floor of over 13,000 square feet, Skaterz is the perfect place to walk and mingle with friends as the weather gets cold. Participants may
choose to skate as well, and Skaterz will have a coach on hand to provide skating lessons.




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                           Spring 2010
              Continuing Education Enrollment Form

Name:___________________________________________________Social Security Number:_________________________________


Address:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________


City, State, & Zip:______________________________________________________________________________________________


Home Phone:___________________________________________Business Phone:_________________________________________


Date of Birth:____________________________________________Male_______Female_______


Signature:______________________________________________________________________




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Fees are due at the time of registration

Mail registration to:
Office of Continuing Education
East Central College
1964 Prairie Dell
Union, MO 63084                             Great care has been taken to provide accurate information about the courses in this
                                           schedule. Occasionally, an error may occur. Information is subject to change and/or
Registrations will also be                  correction. Note that the course content and opinions expressed by instructors are
accepted via fax or phone:                            their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of East Central College.

Fax: 636-584-8988
Call: 636-583-5193



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                                                                  Free GED Prep

                    You MUST be at least 16 years of age & NOT enrolled in high school to attend.
                                                                        Start preparing today!
 Please call the East Central College GED office at 636-583-5193 or check online at www.eastcentral.edu for specific enrollment dates.



Day Schedule
UNION – EAST CENTRAL COLLEGE
Prairie Dell at Highway 50 • (636) 583-5193, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

GERALD – CALVARY NEW LIFE TABERNACLE
109 West Flottmann Road • (636) 583-5193, Tuesday & Wednesday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SULLIVAN – ECC SOUTHWEST AREA CENTER
11 N. Clark • (573) 468-8287, ext. 2, Monday - Thursday 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM; Friday, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

WASHINGTON – MISSOURI CAREER CENTER
1108 Washington Square • (636) 239-1416, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM



Night Schedule
UNION – EAST CENTRAL COLLEGE
Prairie Dell at Highway 50 • (636) 583-5193, Monday & Wednesday, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GERALD – CALVARY NEW LIFE TABERNACLE
109 West Flottmann Road • (636) 583-5193, Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PACIFIC – MERAMEC VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
195 N. Indian Pride Drive, Room 145 • (636) 583-5193, Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

ST. CLAIR – ST. CLAIR ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
760 E. Gravois (Highway 30), Annex Building • (636) 583-5193, Tuesday - Wednesday, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

SULLIVAN – ECC SOUTHWEST AREA CENTER
11 N. Clark • (573) 468-8287, ext. 2, Monday & Wednesday, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WASHINGTON – MISSOURI CAREER CENTER
1108 Washington Square • (636) 239-1416, Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM




ECC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action College
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
Applicants for admission and employment, students, employees, and sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment are hereby notified that East Central
College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, disability, or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices
may be directed to Human Resources Director, 005-D Multipurpose Building, telephone number 636-583-5193, or hrnotice@eastcentral.edu. Inquiries/concerns regarding civil
rights compliance as it relates to student programs and services may be directed to the Vice President of Student Development, 201 Administration Building, 636-583-5193, or
stnotice@eastcentral.edu. Both offices are located at the ECC main campus located at 1964 Prairie Dell Road, Union, Missouri 63084.


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                         Winter and Spring 2010 ECC Events

Repurposed Non-Recyclable Materials Exhibit
January 22 – February 19          Reception: Friday, January 22 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Artist Maire Kennedy’s installations of exaggerated repetitions will kick off the new year in the ECC Gallery.

8th Annual Sonatina Piano Festival
Saturday & Sunday, January 30 & 31 at times to be announced
Piano students from eastern Missouri will compete in this annual event.

St. Louis Wind Symphony Concert*
Friday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m.
This premier St. Louis wind ensemble will make their ECC debut.

Faculty Showcase Recital*
Sunday, February 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Guitarist William Hopkins, soprano Jessica Klingler with accompanist Diana Umali, and a brass quintet
featuring Aaron Bounds are among the ECC music faculty members scheduled to perform.

Painting Exhibit
February 26 – March 26           Reception: Friday, February 26 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Large scale non-objective paintings by Three Rivers Community College art instructor David Fielding will
be featured in the ECC Gallery.

ECC Band Concert
Wednesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Crazy for You*
Thursday-Saturday, March 18 – 20 at 8 p.m.             Sunday, March 21 at 2 p.m.
This Gershwin delight features the adventures of a stage-struck playboy in a Nevada mining town – where romance, comedy and show-stopping
musical numbers create irresistible fun.

Concerto & Aria with the University City Symphony Orchestra*
Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Coloratura soprano Marlissa Hudson, pianist Jennifer Judd and the ECC Choir will perform with the orchestra.

13th Annual International Festival
Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Plan to attend this family-oriented celebration of music, dance, hands-on activities and food from around the globe.

Timothy Ehlen Piano Recital*
Sunday, April 25 at 3:00 p.m.
Internationally acclaimed recording artist, soloist, chamber musician and piano professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be
featured in a special matinee performance.

East Central College Student Art Exhibit
April 26 – May 14        Reception: Friday, April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m.
This show culminates the year for ECC art students.

5th Annual ECC Senior Health Fair
Friday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to noon


*Tickets for events in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center can be reserved by calling the ECC Box Office at 636-583-5193. Patrons of the Arts
and Season Pass holder are admitted at no charge, as are ECC students when presenting a current student ID. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $5
for children 12 and younger.



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Add More “Class” to Your Life in 2010 through
ECC’s Continuing Education Programs
•   Become computer savvy
•   Get fit
•   Tempt your taste buds
•   Nurture your green thumb
•   Cultivate your creative side with art, dance or music classes
•   And much more



Join us Tuesday, January 7 for Meet the Teachers Night
Your Chance to Learn About Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

• Talk to the Teachers
• Assess Your Skill Level

6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Lobby
Auditorium/Classroom Building
ECC Campus in Union

Instructors from many of the classes will be on hand explaining what they cover
and demonstrating their skills.

• Refreshments
• Door Prizes
• Meet Franklin the Falcon, ECC’s mascot


ECC also offers several non-credit online courses. Call Debby Breeden at (636) 583-5193 for details.




Ideas and Instructors Wanted!
Continuing Education is always looking for new course ideas. If you are interested in developing and instructing
a course, please contact us in writing. Submit a description and outline of the proposed course. Also submit your
resume highlighting your qualifications with respect to the topic(s) you wish to instruct. Mail your course proposal to:
Continuing Education, East Central College, 1964 Prairie Dell Road, Union, MO 63084.



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