Current Class List for Winter/Spring 2020

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY/ ELECTRONICS

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

Industrial Electricity & Electronics 

Monday & Wednesday, Begins January 22, 2020 from 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.

Unlike traditional academic courses, the offerings in KCC’s Industrial Electricity and Electronics Program consist of short modules that are components of larger units. Modules are often less than 1 credit apiece and can be completed at a student’s own pace in a matter of hours or days. Units range from one to 30 modules, depending on the area of instruction.

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
evening@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- Begins January 21, 2020 from 5-9 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.

Unlike traditional academic courses, the offerings in KCC’s Industrial Machining Technology Program consist of short modules that are components of larger units. Modules are often less than 1 credit apiece and can be completed at a student’s own pace in a matter of hours or days. Units range from one to 30 modules, depending on the area of instruction.

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
evening@branch-isd.org FOR MORE INFORMATION

Industrial Technology

Tuesday & Wednesday:  January 21, 2020, from 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.

Unlike traditional academic courses, the offerings in KCC’s Industrial Technology Program consist of short modules that are components of larger units. Modules are often less than 1 credit apiece and can be completed at a student’s own pace in a matter of hours or days. Units range from one to 30 modules, depending on the area of instruction.

KCC offers the following Industrial Technology Program credentials:

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

SOCIAL MEDIA 101

Would you like to learn how to navigate the various social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.? This is the information age where questions can be answered in an instant, and when we take advantage of being informed and connected, we can gain the knowledge needed to help ourselves and improve our lives. This class is taught in a relaxed atmosphere where all questions are welcomed. Please bring a smartphone or tablet with you to class.

Wednesday:                                      5-7 pm

6 Weeks:                                             February 12, 2020

Tuition:                                                $50.00

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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: January 23-February 27, 2020
Tuition: $160.00

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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: March 03- 31, 2020
Tuition: $140.00

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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: Begins January 21, 2020
Tuition: $55.00

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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: Begins January 23, 2020
Tuition: $55.00

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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: Start Date: January 28, 2020 (Tuesday) January 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Tuition: $88.00
Location: Waldron Center 214 Bishop Ave, Coldwater, MI

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SANCHIN-RYU 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: 1st Session- January 27, 2020
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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SANCHIN-RYU KARATE for Kids 2ND SESSION

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: BEGINS MARCH 9TH
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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SANCHIN-RYU KARATE FOR FAMILIES

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: 1st Session- January 27, 2020
Tuition: $20.00 each 6-week session
Family Rate: 2 or more students in same household $40.00 each session

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SANCHIN-RYU KARATE FOR FAMILIES 2ND SESSION

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: STARTS: MARCH 9, 2020
Tuition: $20.00 each 6-week session
Family Rate: 2 or more students in same household $40.00 each session

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SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN

A women’s self-defense program----For ages 14 and older. This class is a hands on
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: 1st Session- January 27,2020
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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SELD DEFENSE FOR WOMEN 2ND SESSION

A women’s self-defense program----For ages 14 and older. This class is a hands on
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: STARTS: MARCH 9, 2020
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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CULTIVATING RESILIENCE IN OUR STUDENTS & OURSELVES

Are you looking for more strategies to use with students or yourself to support resilience?  This session will provide a brief overview of trauma and resilience along with several strategies that can be used to promote resilience with students or yourself.  Participants will have an opportunity to participate in several strategies throughout the session.

Topics include:

  • Importance of Social and Emotional learning skills
  • Bodysensing practices
  • Breathsensing practices
  • iRest practice

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 5-6 pm.

Location: Branch Area Careers Center

Cost: $10.00

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WHOLE SCHOOL, WHOLE COMMUNITY, WHOLE CHILD (WSCC) MODEL

With a recent focus on the Whole Child, many folks are looking to deepen their understanding around the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model.  During this session we will examine the WSCC model and how all the components work together to support better health and improved academic achievement for all students.

Topics include:

  • An Overview of the WSCC model
  • Connections of WSCC to academic success and better health
  • Implementation of WSCC 

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