Community Ed

Community Education Workshops

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Arts

Basic Watercolor Painting and Simple Sketching (Section 2)

Instructor: Jenita Landrum

Join us in learning the basics of watercolor painting and sketching in this four-week session. You will draw and paint easy forms to create simple still lives. Learn the wet to wet and wet into dry techniques. Build on each painting weekly to discover and have fun! No level of experience required. All supplies are included. Wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Two sections offered. Participants may sign up for one or both. Age: 18+, SECTION 2

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20 Wed 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours IE1322 $75

Basic Watercolor Painting and Simple Sketching (Section 1)

Instructor: Jenita Landrum

Join us in learning the basics of watercolor painting and sketching in this four-week session. You will draw and paint easy forms to create simple still lives. Learn the wet to wet and wet into dry techniques. Build on each painting weekly to discover and have fun! No level of experience required. All supplies are included. Wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Two sections offered. Participants may sign up for one or both. Age: 18+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 Wed 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours IE1322 $75

Paint & Smile (Washington)

Instructor: Bare Roots Creation Sutdio

Follow along with the Instructor to create your own masterpiece! No experience required, just your smile! Come and have fun with your friends. All Supplies included. Wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Age 12+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/15 Tue 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours MA1384 $35

Paint & Smile (Deer Valley)

Instructor: Bare Roots Creation Sutdio

Follow along with the Instructor to create your own masterpiece! No experience required, just your smile! Come and have fun with your friends. All Supplies included. Wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Age 12+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Deer Valley 10/22 Tue 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours DV125 $35

Dia de los Muertos Art (Washington)

Instructor: Michele Delgado

This workshop focuses on the arts and crafts typically featured in a Day of the Dead celebration. Students will begin with paper crafts, including cut paper, flowers and paper mache pinatas. Students will also have an opportunity to create and decorate sugar skulls and build a Day of the Dead Altar of their own. Supplies included. Wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/15, 10/16 Tue, Wed 5:30pm to 7:30pm 2 hours TBD $40

Dia de los Muertos Art (Deer Valley)

Instructor: Michele Delgado

This workshop focuses on the arts and crafts typically featured in a Day of the Dead celebration. Students will begin with paper crafts, including cut paper, flowers and paper mache pinatas. Students will also have an opportunity to create and decorate sugar skulls and build a Day of the Dead Altar of their own. Supplies included. Wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Deer Valley 10/8, 10/9 Tue, Wed 5:30pm to 7:30pm 2 hours DV125 $40

Drawing Zentangles (Deer Valley)

Instructor: Jenita Landrum

Zentangles is a deliberate, fun, relaxing method of drawing patterns and using proportion to develop focus. It can help you find your Zen. Zen is an artistic meditated state that can bring inspirational ideas to the surface. Zentangles are meant like meditation to feel and heal, its away to celebrate the beauty of life. It is easy and fun way of drawing, everyone will create a take home piece! All supplies included. Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Deer Valley 12/4 Wed 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours DV124 $40

Performing Arts

Speaking Voice for Commercials, Films, Videos and More

Instructor: Justine Reiss

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? Learn how you can actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! Your Instructors’ voice has been heard on NCIS New Orleans, Private Practice, Leverage and other TV shows, and she has voiced many narrations for documentaries and video games. Age 18+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/9 Wed 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours MA1280 $35

Introduction to Improv

Instructor: Elayne Wheatle, M.Ed., MA.

Do you enjoy being creative, laughing and having fun? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you will enjoy the “Intro to Improv” workshop. Students will learn basic improvisational techniques, thinking on their feet, character development, stage presence, voice projection, body movement and more! Age 16+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/17 Thu 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours MA1280 $35

Wellness

Bodies Bounce Back

Instructor: Shay Vasudeva, CPT-CES, CNT, MA

This workshop is for the working adult or weekend warrior who has chronic pain, fatigue, and inflammation from stress, a previous injury, and on-the-go lifestyle. The first portion of it is didactic, covering best practices for reducing the pain, fatigue, and stress. The second portion is interactive and hands-on. The instructor will facilitate beginner friendly movement that has been indicated by research to help individuals optimize their health. Participants will leave having learned these movements so they can continue to practice them well after they have complete the workshop and continue to allow their ‘Bodies to Bounce Back!’ Please wear comfortable clothing you can move easily in.  Age: 16+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 11/19 Tue 6:00pm to 7:00pm 1 hour MA1280 $25

Career Matters: Flourishing at Work

Instructor: Kerry Sanderson

In order to live well, we should love what we do and feel that what we do is important. Learn how to apply the lens of positive psychology and navigate with energy and enthusiasm to fulfilling, successful work. Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 11/14 Thu 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours IE1234 $35

Character Strengths: Ingredients for Flourishing

Instructor: Kerry Sanderson

Learn what science can tell us about cultivating lives that are happy, healthy and meaningful. We’ll look at the components of well-being and how to apply actionable steps to take right away. Age 16+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/19 Thu 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours IE1234 $35

Flourishing By Design: Creativity for Well-Being

Instructor: Kerry Sanderson

Research suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being. Discover how working with your hands can open your mind and heart. Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 12/5 Thu 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours IE1234 $35

Flourishing Relationships: High Quality Connections

Instructor: Kerry Sanderson

Engaging in close, meaningful relationships and feeling connected to a supportive community are clear paths to sustainable well-being. Join us to learn evidence-based practices to build and nurture high quality connections. Age 16+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/24 Thu 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 hours IE1234 $35

Healthful Eating on the Go

Instructor: Shay Vasudeva, CPT-CES, CNT, MA

This workshop will discuss the challenges of eating healthfully in our fast paced culture. It will operationally define healthful eating and present the latest recommendations, helping to tease out trendy diets from solid eating habits.

It will discuss facts and foundational information on making healthy food choices at restaurants, in airports, at holiday functions and social gatherings. Real world strategies will be taught on how to create a routine of healthful eating during the work week and even the workday. Participants will leave having gained knowledge and tools to navigate their lifestyles while still making choices. Age 16+

REGISTER

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/1 Tue 6:00pm to 7:00pm 1 hour MA1199 $25

Laughing Yoga

Instructor: Josephine Sbrocca

Bring more happiness into your daily life through this low impact workshop where you will learn to use playfulness, comedy, and spontaneity to increase endorphins, strengthen your immune system and gain an overall sense of well being. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move easily in. Age: 18+

REGISTER

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 Thu 6:00pm to 7:00pm 1 hour MA1280 $35

Meditation for Deep Relaxation and Stress Relief

Instructor: Krista Murphy, BA, RYT

This workshop is designed to cultivate a more relaxed body and peaceful mind.  Learn breathing, meditation, and mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and relax. Excellent class for those wishing to find a healthy way to work with the overcharged schedule of daily life. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring a mat, towel and water. Age: 18+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22 Tue 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1 hour 30 mins MA1280 $60

The Mind Body Connection

Instructor: Shay Vasudeva, CPT-CES, CNT, MA

Come learn how to apply the concept of mindfulness in your daily life and pair it with movement in order to find harmony between your head and your heart. You'll do this by learning 10 basic, beginner-friendly movements and breathing techniques that can be used throughout your day so you can remain better centered and balanced.Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/22 Tue 6:00pm to 7:00pm 1 hour MA1384 $25

Stress Management

Instructor: Shay Vasudeva, CPT-CES, CNT, MA

This workshop will provide you with 10 techniques you can apply to manage stress in your life in a real world, real time, manner. It will also teach how to identify your stressors or triggers--things that start the stress response so that it can be addressed quicker and more effectively. Age 16+.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 11/5 Tue 6:00pm to 7:00pm 1 hour MA1280 $25

Fitness & Dance

Yoga

Instructor: Krista Murphy, BA, RYT

Relax, de-stress, and improve overall well-being. Increase flexibility, strength, lower blood pressure and so much more. Classes will include asana (poses) meditation and pranayama (breathing). All skill levels are welcome. Please bring a mat, towel and water. Age: 18+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24 Tue 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1 hour 30 mins MA1280 $60

Yoga for Healthy Back

Instructor: Krista Murphy, BA, RYT

Using yoga poses and deep breathing we will learn to relieve tired back muscles, soothe chronic back tension, lengthen the spine and release compression. You will strengthen the back and core muscles, increase overall strength and flexibility as well as relieve stress for deep relaxation and wellness. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring a mat, towel and water. Age: 18+    

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19 Tue 6:00pm to 7:30pm 1 hour 30 mins MA1280 $60

Personal Enrichment

Adoption Process in Arizona

Instructor: Diana Theos

This workshop will walk you through the adoption process in AZ. Topics include: adopting through a DCS placement, foster parent, kinship and agency adoptions. Guest subject matter experts will also discuss requirements for adoption as well as financial considerations. One registration is good for up to two people. Age: 18+. Course will be led by both Diana Theos and Amie Clarke.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 11/6, 11/13 Wed 6:30pm to 8:30pm 2 hours MA1185 $50

American Sign Language (ASL)

Instructor:

This workshop is an introduction to American Sign Language, the third mostly widely used language in the United States. The primary objective of this workshop is to develop communicative competence to enable you to perform the following language functions: introductions, exchanging personal information, talking about surroundings, asking for and giving directions, talking about family, and talking about daily activities. In addition, this workshop will provide you with some knowledge of Deaf culture as well. Age: 16+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 Sat 9:00am to 11:00am 2 hours MA1187 $69

Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating

Instructor: Lysa Thank

Start a new tradition and assemble and decorate your own gingerbread house in this fun filled, family friendly workshop led by an award winning Gingerbread House designer. Working by yourself or with your family; participants will assemble, design and then decorate a gingerbread house to take home and enjoy. Group registration allows up to 3 people per registration fee. All supplies are included. 

Friday, 12/6/19 - 6 to 8:30 p.m. 

Saturday, 12/7/19 - 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 12/6, 12/7 Fri, Sat 6:00pm N/A MA1384 $65

Make Your First 3D Video Game (Parent with Child)

Instructor: Black Rocket

Working in pairs, make your own fun and challenging 3D game. Learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Group registration allows one adult and one child aged 8-14.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 Sat 8:30am to 12:00pm 3 hours 30 mins MA2114 $125

Pathways to Home Ownership

Instructor: Nancy Velazco

This workshop is designed to provide participants with an objective look at homeownership through an interactive learning approach. The course consists of six sessions: 1) Are You Ready to Buy A Home?; 2) Managing Your Money; 3) Understanding Credit; 4) Shopping for the Right Mortgage Loan; 5) Shopping For A Home; and 6) Homeownership Protecting and Keeping Your Home.

This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills needed to better understand the steps in home buying and to make an objective and sound decision concerning homeownership. Age: 18+ Up to 2 people can attend per registration.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 11/9 Sat 10:00am to 12:00pm 2 hours MA1189 $35

Speaking So My Children Hear Me

Instructor: TB D

Attendees will explore issues that may limit communication between caregiver and child (possible health issues, understanding learning impairments) as well as successful methods of communication: using the ‘right’ words, choices, explore expectations. Age: 18+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/26 Sat 10:00am to 12:30pm 2 hours 30 mins MA1187 $35

Understanding Children with Special Needs

Instructor: Dr. T.A. Ahia

Broaden your understanding and gain insights about children with special needs. Age: 18+

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 11/9 Sat 10:00am to 12:30pm 2 hours 30 mins MA1197 $35

Career Training

CompTIA Security+

Instructor: To Be Determined

CompTIA Security+ is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization.  You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination.  In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. All materials, lab fees and certification exam voucher are included. CompTIA recommends at least two years of IT admin experience and the Network+ credential before taking S+. No class 11/11.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/21, 10/23, 10/25, 10/28, 10/30, 11/1, 11/4, 11/6, 11/8, 11/11, 11/13, 11/15, 11/18, 11/20, 11/22, 11/25, 11/27 Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00pm to 8:30pm 2 hours 30 mins MA2130 $1995

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)

Instructor: To Be Determined

This course teaches you how and why TCP/IP protocols work the way they do. After examining what we call "Packets as a Second Language," we add in common application protocols and a general approach to researching and understanding new protocols. With this deep understanding of how network protocols work, we turn to the most widely used tools in the industry to apply this deep knowledge. Leave class with a clear understanding of how to instrument your network and the ability to perform detailed incident analysis and reconstruction. Materials and labs are included.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9 Sat 8:00am to 5:00pm 9 hours MA2116 $2295

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification Prep Course

Instructor: To Be Determined

The CISSP has become the key certification for security professionals and aligned to (ISC)² standards. The certification will help you develop expertise in designing, building and maintaining a secure information system for your work environment. Maintain your access to the latest news regarding information system security issues, concerns, and countermeasures. The course offers a job-related approach to the security process, while providing the basic skills required to prepare for CISSP certification. All materials, lab fees and certification exam voucher are included.

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Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/3, 9/5, 9/10, 9/12, 9/17, 9/19, 9/24, 9/26, 10/1, 10/3, 10/8, 10/10, 10/15, 10/17, 10/22, 10/24 Tue, Thu 6:00pm to 8:30pm 2 hours 30 mins MA2114 $2595

GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)

Instructor: To Be Determined

Defending against attacks is an ongoing challenge, with new threats emerging all of the time, including the next generation of threats. Learn the most effective steps to prevent attacks and detect adversaries with actionable techniques that you can directly apply when you get back to work. Candidates are required to demonstrate an understanding of information security beyond simple terminology and concepts. All materials, lab fees are included.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26 Sat 8:00am to 5:00pm 9 hours MA2130 $2295

Dental Assisting

Instructor: To Be Determined

This 80-hour Dental Assisting program prepares students for entry-level positions in the Dental field. This course will familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in a dental practice. It is pass/fail and includes graded quizzes and exams. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam and the DANB Infection Control Exam (ICE). Textbooks are included. No class 10/31.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Deer Valley 9/5, 9/10, 9/12, 9/17, 9/19, 9/24, 9/26, 10/1, 10/3, 10/8, 10/10, 10/15, 10/17, 10/22, 10/24, 10/29, 11/5, 11/7, 11/12, 11/14, 11/19, 11/21, 11/26 Tue, Thu 5:30pm to 9:00pm 3 hours 30 mins DV124 $1499

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv10)

Instructor: To Be Determined

The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v10) program will help you master the network techniques required to build your skill set and advance your IT career. It is a respected certification in the industry and is listed as a baseline certification on the United States Department of Defense Directive 8570. CEH is used as a hiring standard and is a core sought-after certification by many of the Fortune 500 organizations, governments, cybersecurity practices, and a cyber staple in education across many of the most prominent degree programs in top Universities around the globe. All materials, lab fees and certification exam voucher are included.

Location Dates Days Times Duration Room Cost Register
Washington Campus, 108 N. 40th Street 9/9, 9/11, 9/13, 9/16, 9/18, 9/20, 9/23, 9/25, 9/27, 9/30, 10/3, 10/7, 10/9, 10/11, 10/14 Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 6:00pm to 8:30pm 2 hours 30 mins MA2114 $2595

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GateWay's Community Education has partnered with Ed2Go to offer a variety of year-round online workshops. See the online schedule:

Online Fundamental Courses
Online Advanced Career Training Programs

The GateWay Washington campus offers Art Studio Open Lab Space for groups and individuals to use. There are three Institutes that are available:
 

Ceramics Institute

Two electric kilns for firing ceramics. A large programmable low fire gas kiln – 6x6x6’ interior space. Our pug mil grinds and compresses clay for reuse. Studio for throwing, hand building, drying, glazing and firing vessels and ceramic sculpture.
 

Casting and Metal Working Institute

The 1900 sq. ft. outdoor art studio is secure with access via a large gate, two cranes with 5k lb. capacity, speedy melt furnace, foundry set up with pouring pit and large gas fired burnout kiln, gas fired forge, big blue 50 trip hammer, several anvils, vices, a large sand muller, electric pug mil, indoor and outdoor space is equipped with electric and pneumatic power, MIG, TIG, Oxy Acetylene welders, plasma cutter with two large professional welding tables. Complete inventory of hand tools, electric and pneumatic.
 

Painting and Drawing Institute

Our 1900 sq. ft. indoor space is equipped with up lighting, down lighting, and spot lighting. Large adjustable easels, a band saw, a drill press, two roll up doors with access to natural light from the outside art yard. The space is equipped with window covers for life drawing. The art studio is well ventilated with four large sinks and plenty of storage space is available.
 

If you are interested in using this space, please contact: 

Community Education

(602) 286–8090 or email: communityed@gatewaycc.edu