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Real Estate Broker License Exam Prep


with Fleming

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 28, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker License Exam in just 10 weeks. This course combines weekly interactive Zoom sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement. You must complete a total of 150 hours of study between weekly Zoom classes and online studies (Saturday session does not count toward 150 hour total). Plan to spend 10-15 hours each week completing the online home study in addition to attending Thursday evening classes. The course is approved by the OREA. For more information, call Stacey at 503-551-4467 or need:1. reliable internet access,2. laptop or desktop computer,3. webcam and microphone for Zoom4. ability to scan and send pdfs to instructor after each final exam

Introduction to the Pyramid Model


with Parsons

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 28, 2023 at 6 pm

This module introduces the Pyramid Model framework to participants and should be used before the other modules. Topics include: the relationship of the Pyramid Model to prevention science, equity, inclusion, trauma-informed care, anti-bias practice and the use of data for decision-making, understanding child behavior, and the research that provides an evidence-base for the use of the Pyramid Model. Set One in HGD/ UGB. Infant/ Toddler, Preschool.

Pottery - Studio


with Chris Bolton

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 28, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Must be registered for Pottery as well to take the studio session.

Studio time to develop your pottery skills to a new level by taking this class! It’s a chance to spread your wings and create what you want. This class is for beginning to advanced potters and covers levels of hand-building and wheel-throwing technique working with cone 6, mid-range clay and glazes with instruction in both. Clay is not included, but can be purchased from the CGCC Bookstore. No discounts or waivers.

Grieving? Learn more about Grief Recovery


with Carola Stepper

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 28, 2023 at 7 pm

This is a Grief Recovery Method ® basic educational program. You will learn helpful tools and also myths about grief. It is based on The Grief Recovery Handbook, which has been translated into more than 20 languages. The Grief Recovery Handbook and the classes offered by Grief Recovery Method Specialists have helped countless grievers for over 40 years in 6 continents. It is the only known evidence based method available to grievers.Carola Stepper, RN, CHPN, LAc is an Advanced Grief Recovery Method Specialist who lives in Hood River and teaches one on one Grief Recovery Method classes online. She is the owner of Gorge End of Life Services.

Manufacturing Makers' Friday: Skills Center Manufacturing Access


with Lindsey Hegemann

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2023 , runs for 5 weeks

This course is designed to give facilitated and curated access to equipment in CGCC's Skills Center. It provides access and basic training on the use of GTAW/SMAW/GMAW welding equipment, a shear, a sheet metal bender, CNC plasma machines, laser engraving, plastic and resin 3D printing equipment, manual milling equipment, CNC milling equipment, CNC lathe equipment, and small format CNC waterjet. Think of it as the ultimate maker space and a chance to learn on industrial grade and quality equipment that can scale upwards or downwards. Small business participation is encouraged!Equipment access is available on a first-come-first-serve basis during the listed class hours. A CGCC instructor will be present to facilitate use and teach basic CAD/CAM for CNC equipment, but prior experience or knowledge is beneficial. Students can be approved for independent equipment use through a badging process.Basic and small scrap materials are provided. For more in depth projects, materials can be purchased at cost from CGCC. A general safety course must be taken prior to usage of equipment. The training is provided by S/P2 and is taken online; this can be done at CGCC or from home. Proof of completion must be provided and retained by CGCC.

Aculturación y la experiencia latinoamericana


with Alba Sullivan

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2023 at 6 pm

Dentro de este entrenamiento, los participantes examinarán las diferencias culturales con respecto al trauma y el estrés dentro de la comunidad latinoamericana. Discutiremos el impacto de la aculturación y los participantes se irán con estrategias para implementar dentro de su cuidado infantil para honrar y respetar las culturas de las familias. Nivel Dos en FCS. Ningun Contenido de Edad.

Jazz Singer’s Workshop - All Levels


with Mitzi Zilka

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 30, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

Explore your passion for singing in a supportive, safe and fun environment. Develop a repertoire for jams/open-mics and beyond. Follow your jazz muse on a journey to unveil your singing voice. Learn to select songs and keys right for your unique voice. Learn how to use a vocal mic, count in a band and communicate with professional musicians. Study proper vocal development, technique and breath control skills, no experience necessary. A professional pianist accompanies each class. A music club performance at end of term wraps up this workshop. No discounts or waivers for this course.

Build a WordPress Website in 4 Evenings


with Scott See

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 2, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Wanting to build a website? Starting from scratch? Learn-by-doing. In this course you'll get a domain name, set up a hosting account, and build your very own site. You’ll create content that is easy to update, compelling, and ranks well in the search engines.

Please note that the dates for this class have changed: October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd are the new dates. Each is on a Monday. The first class will be via Zoom. The instructor will send the Zoom link out before the class begins.

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