Current Class List for Fall 2019

BEGINNING EXCEL 2016

Spreadsheets are a great way to organize and analyze data. This course will cover the beginning topics of Excel such as creating Excel spreadsheets, how to write formulas, charting, filtering, protecting worksheets, templates, and working with large workbooks.  Previous experience with Windows is required!

Tuesday: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
6 weeks: September 17, 2019
Tuition: $65.00

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL

This course is a continuation of the six-week beginning Excel class and will focus on the more advanced features of Excel. Topics will include formulas, functions and multiple sheet operations. Work or home projects welcome! This course will prepare you for the optional Microsoft Office Specialist Certification test that is available as part of this course.

Previous experience using Excel is required!

Tuesday: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
6 weeks: October 22, 2019
Tuition: $75.00

BEGINNING GOOGLE 1

Google 1 will explore tips and tricks for Google searching; G-mail, Google Docs, Google Drive and Google Sheets.

Wednesday: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
6 Weeks: September 25-October 30, 2019
Tuition: $65.00

GOOGLE 2

Google 2 is a continuation of the beginning Google class and a more in-depth look into Google functions. Google 2 will explore the uses for sheets, slides (similar to PowerPoint), Google Maps/Earth, Google Draw, Google Forms, and Sites.

Wednesday: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
6 Weeks: Novemb

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY/ ELECTRONICS

MANUFACTURING, SKILLED TRADES & APPLIED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMING
Offered at the BACC in partnership with Kellogg Community College.

Industrial Electricity & Electronics 

Monday & Wednesday, Sept. 4 - Dec. 11, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

In the processes of advanced manufacturing and electrical construction, electrical and electronic control systems are crucial components that require sophisticated computer programming, monitoring and diagnostics skills. The Industrial Electricity and Electronics Program at Kellogg Community College prepares students to install, maintain and repair such systems.

KCC offers the following Industrial Electricity and Electronics Program credentials:

  • Industrial Electricity and Electronics Certificate (30 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science: Industrial Electricity and Electronics (60 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science: Skilled Trades (60 credits)

CONTACT KARI ROBERTS AT 517-279-5753 OR AT
robertsk@branch-isd.org FOR MORE INFORMATION

INDUSTRIAL MACHINING TECHNOLOGY

MANUFACTURING, SKILLED TRADES & APPLIED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMING
Offered at the BACC in partnership with Kellogg Community College.
CONTACT KARI ROBERTS AT 517-279-5753 OR AT
robertsk@branch-isd.org FOR MORE INFORMATION

Industrial Machining Technology

Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 3 - Dec. 11, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Every sector of industry is dependent upon people with specialized machining technology training in such areas as automotive, aerospace, medical supply, furniture, metals/metal products, plastics, machinery and renewable energy. These highly skilled experts work with designers and engineers to make fixtures, dies, molds, gauges and other industry-specific parts which support the manufacturing process.

The Industrial Machining Technology Program at Kellogg Community College prepares students with hands-on skills to create precision components.

KCC offers the following Industrial Machining Technology Program credentials:

  • Industrial Machining Technology Certificate (30 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science: Industrial Machining Technology (60 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science: Skilled Trades (60 credits)

 

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

MANUFACTURING, SKILLED TRADES & APPLIED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMING
Offered at the BACC in partnership with Kellogg Community College.
CONTACT KARI ROBERTS AT 517-279-5753 OR AT
robertsk@branch-isd.org FOR MORE INFORMATION

Industrial Technology

Tuesday, Sept. 3 - Dec. 10, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

The Industrial Technology Program at Kellogg Community College trains students in the fundamentals of how to install, maintain and repair manufacturing equipment in a variety of settings, from the robotic machines that assemble products to the hydraulics and pneumatics that control mechanical motion. Simply put, this program will teach students how to figure things out.

It’s designed for students who like taking things apart, solving complex problems, understanding how things work and don’t mind getting dirty.

KCC offers the following Industrial Technology Program credentials:

  • Industrial Technology Certificate (30 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science: Industrial Technology (60 credits)

PRACTICAL WELDING

This course is designed to teach basic welding skills for home and industrial use. The course is customized to allow the students to learn basic welding repairs with oxy-fuel torch welding and arc welding or more advanced welding to enhance employment opportunities.

Thursday: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
6 Weeks: September 19, 2019
Tuition: $160.00

PRACTICAL WELDING

This course is designed to teach basic welding skills for home and industrial use. The course is customized to allow the students to learn basic welding repairs with oxy-fuel torch welding and arc welding or more advanced welding to enhance employment opportunities.

Tuesday: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
5 Weeks: October 29, 2019
Tuition: $140.00

SELF-CARE & RESILIENCE FOR EDUCATORS

Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or could just use some self-care time? During this one hour session, we will examine the concept of compassion, fatigue, discuss tools for selfcare and resiliency, and participate in an IRest practice.

Wednesday: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
1 Hour: September 25, 2019
Tuition: $10.00
Location: Branch Area Careers Center

SUICIDE PREVENTION PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

The Suicide Prevention Professional Learning is a one hour beginning level training thatprovides knowledge and information about suicide prevention that is applicable to school staff.

Audience: All school staff, administrators, teachers, support staff.Wednesday: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
1 Hour October 16, 2019
Tuition: $10.00
Location Branch Area Careers Center

GENDER INCLUSIVITY PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

This beginner level workshop will address gender diversity for ALL students. Participants
will review and discuss the laws and policies related to transgender individuals, and increase
your knowledge and awareness about gender.

Audience: All school staff, administrators, teachers, support staff
Wednesday: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
1 Hour October 30, 2019
Tuition: $10.00
Location: Branch Area Careers Center

BEGINNING YOGA ON TUESDAY

The focus of the Beginner’s Yoga Class is to help you learn basic yoga postures
and basic yoga breathing exercises. Yoga’s many benefits include enhancing your
flexibility and strength, improving balance and reduce muscular tension and stress.
Yoga can be done by anyone, at any fitness level, at any age.
Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing.

Tuesday: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
10 Weeks: September 10, 2019
Tuition: $55.00

BEGINNING YOGA ON THURSDAY

The focus of the Beginner’s Yoga Class is to help you learn basic yoga postures
and basic yoga breathing exercises. Yoga’s many benefits include enhancing your
flexibility and strength, improving balance and reduce muscular tension and stress.
Yoga can be done by anyone, at any fitness level, at any age.
Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing.

Thursday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
10 Weeks: September 12, 2019
Tuition: $55.00

ZUMBA

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That is exactly what the Zumba® program
is all about. It is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-
burning dance fitness party! Join us and you will see what we mean. You don't
even have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow the lead. It is
easy! Classes are difficult enough that you get a GREAT workout, fun enough that
it doesn't feel like one, and there are modifications for every fitness level. The mission
of Zumba® class is to make every individual feel comfortable and welcomed,
no matter their body type, age or gender.

Tuesday & Thursday
 4:30-5:30 p.m.
8 Weeks: September 17, 2019
Tuition: $88.00
Location: Waldron Center 214 Bishop Ave, Coldwater, MI

SANCHIN-RYU’S KARATE FOR KIDS

For ages 4-14 (kindergarten-8th grade).
Our program combines two crucial courses into one, Sanchin-Ryu Karate & Self-
Defense and Project: Secure Child (child safety).
Students will be trained with proven, age-appropriate techniques that are necessary
for kids to protect themselves from attackers. This program is set in a fun, yet structured,
environment that will give your child a positive outlook on learning a martial
art. We focus on healthy attitudes versus perfection! There are 2/6 week classes
offered this semester.

Monday: 6:00-6:45 p.m.
6 Weeks: September 16, 2019
6 Weeks: October 28, 2019
Tuition: $20.00 each 6-week session
Family Rate: 2 or more students in the same household $40.00 each session

SANCHIN-RYU’S KARATE FOR FAMILLIES

Set in a fun, non-competitive and informative atmosphere, this program allows parents
to learn alongside their children. Physical techniques will be instructed along
with drills and exercises, to help you have a positive experience with your self-defense
education. Sanchin-Ryu will teach you how to use your whole body, rather
than just certain muscle groups, so size and stature are not an issue! Instructors
hold a ranking of at least 1st Degree Black Belt and maintain a continual (bimonthly)
certification to ensure the highest level of quality for their students. There
are 2/6 week classes offered this semester.

Monday: 6:45-7:30 p.m.
6 Weeks: September 16, 2019
6 Weeks: October 28, 2019
Tuition: $20.00 each 6-week session
Family Rate: 2 or more students in same household $40.00 each session

SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN

A women’s self-defense program----For ages 14 and older. This class is a handson
study of personal protection at home, school and at the workplace. We have
designed street-wise techniques so that size or strength, age or athletic ability is
not factors in defending one’s self. Learn to act on stressful situations rather than
being controlled by them in a fun, go-at-you-own-pace environment. An ongoing
course, where students have the opportunity to continue their education in the
same location with no hidden fees! Instructors hold a ranking of at least 1st Degree
Black Belt and maintain a continual (bi-monthly) certification to ensure the highest
level of quality for their students. Uniforms are available, but are not required.
Information provided at the first class.

 There are 2/6 week classes offered this semester.
Monday: 7:30-8:15 p.m.
6 Weeks: September 16, 2019
6 Weeks: October 28, 2019
Tuition: $20.00 each 6-week session
Family Rate: 2 or more students in the same household $40.00 each session

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