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WEST END - ESL Series

Start Date:
Oct 23, 2019
Time:
Oct 23 & 30th and November 13th & 20th 5:30pm-6:30pm
Instructor:
Instructor: Signy Sherman
Location:
Lutsen Resort - Clair Nelson Suite
Cost:
FREE - We have limited seating so please let us know if you are planning on attending.
Registration:
Additional Information:
WEST END - ESL Series
Instructor: Signy Sherman
Cost: FREE
Oct 23 & 30th and November 13th & 20th
5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Lutsen Resort - Clair Nelson Suite

Cook County Higher Education will be offering a FREE ESL Series for International Students on the West End this Fall! 

We have limited seating so please let us know if you  are planning on attending.

Please RSVP: 218-387-3411 | highered@northshorecampus.org | www.northshorecampus.org

Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care (MBDC) A Program for Family Caregivers

Start Date:
Jan 21, 2020
Time:
Classes will be held on Tuesdays - January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, March 3, 10,17, from 10 am until noon. The retreat will be held on Saturday, March 7 from 9:45 am to 4 pm
Instructor:
Michelle Barclay has 25 years’ experience leading programs on aging and dementia that help older people thrive. She will teach the class through inter-active television with Kay Grindland as local h
Location:
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais
Cost:
$200 with $100 scholarships available on request.
Additional Information:
Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care (MBDC)
A Program for Family Caregivers with Michelle Barclay
An 8-week Mindfulness-based Course sponsored by Care Partners
Cost: $200 with $100 scholarships available on request.
Dates/Times: Classes will be held on Tuesdays - January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, March 3, 10,17, from 10 am until noon. The retreat will be held on Saturday, March 7 from 9:45 am to 4 pm.
Location: Cook County Higher Education

Learn new skills that can help you cope with the challenges and stresses of dementia care. Mindfulness allows you to pay attention to the present moment with nonjudgmental awareness and acceptance.

Putting it into practice as a caregiver may greatly improve the quality of life for both you and the person in your care.

Michelle Barclay has 25 years’ experience leading programs on aging and dementia that help older people thrive. She will teach the class through inter-active television with Kay Grindland as local host.

Michelle join us to lead the retreat in person. The course is made possible through collaboration with Cook County Higher Education and funding from the Cook County Community Fund and Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation.

To learn more about the class, contact Kay Grindland at Care Partners at 387-3788.

To register: Complete Registration Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/685QFTD survey
or call 218-387-3411 or emailing highered@northshorecampus.org

events

WordPress, Level 2: Intermediate WordPress

Date:
Dec 10, 2019
Time:
1pm-4pm
Instructor:
Don Bremer
Location:
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais
Cost:
$60.00 * Event Scholarships Available
Registration:
Additional Information:
WordPress, Level 2: Intermediate WordPress

What is WordPress?

WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-geek speak, it’s probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today.

Have you attended a workshop on WordPress or dabbled in it some already? If so this class is for you! Class 2 is the plugins – which ones to use and what they can do.

Requirement:
Basic WordPress knowledge.
Attendees will need to bring a laptop or iPad/tablet. Limited laptops available to rent for $25.

WordPress, Level 1: Basic WordPress

Date:
Dec 10, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor:
Don Bremer
Location:
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais
Cost:
$60 *Laptop rental is an additional $25 if needed.
Additional Information:
WordPress, Level 1: Basic WordPress

What is WordPress?

WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-geek speak, it’s probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today.

Completely new to WordPress? This class is for you! Class 1 is all about basic WordPress – post, pages, etc.

Attendees will need to bring a laptop or iPad/tablet. Limited laptops available to rent for $25.

WordPress, Level 3: Advanced (Business) WordPress

Date:
Dec 11, 2019
Time:
9am-Noon
Instructor:
Don Bremer
Location:
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais
Cost:
$60.00 * Event Scholarships Available
Registration:
Additional Information:
What is WordPress?

WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-geek speak, it’s probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today.

Have you attended a workshop on WordPress or are somewhat comfortable with it already? Do you want to create a business WordPress page? If so this class is for you! Class 3 is about setting up a store. This goes through setting up Paypal accounts to handling transactions.

Don Bremer
Word Press Instructor
Don Bremer is a web developer, trainer, and consultant that has been regionally presenting for over 20 years.

Requirement:
Intermediate WordPress knowledge.
Attendees will need to bring a laptop or iPad/tablet. Limited laptops available to rent for $25.

Lunch and Learn: Social Media Breakup - How 5 Months Without Social Media Changed Their Business

Date:
Jan 9, 2020
Time:
11:30am-1pm
Instructor:
Presentation by Joshua Lindstrom of Fika Coffee
Location:
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais
Cost:
$20 (Includes Presentation and Lunch)
Registration:
Additional Information:
Lunch and Learn: Social Media Breakup - How 5 Months Without Social Media Changed Their Business 
January 9th | 11:30am-1pm
Presentation by Joshua Lindstrom of Fika Coffee
$20 (includes Lunch and Presentation)

Lunch and Learn: 10 HR Facts a Business Needs to Know to Stay Out of Jail

Date:
Jan 15, 2020
Time:
11:30am-1pm
Instructor:
Rovena Claxton
Location:
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais
Cost:
$20 (Includes Presentation and Lunch)
Registration:
Additional Information:
Lunch and Learn: 10 HR Facts a Business Needs to Know to Stay Out of Jail
January 15
11:30am-1pm
$20 (includes presentation and a light lunch)

While it is often challenging for the small business owner to find the time to spend on human resource activities, mistakes made in people practices can be costly.

In this session, through stories and case reviews you’ll learn ten practical ways to lower your risk and most importantly, create a working environment that fosters employee retention and engagement.

Our speaker, Rovena Claxton- Principal with North Shore Human Resource Consulting and a new Grand Marais resident, has spent her career in a variety of Human Resource and Organization Development leadership roles around the country for companies both large and small. North Shore Human Resource Consulting is here to help Cook Country businesses be successful through positive and contemporary human resource practices.

Lunch catered by Rebel Girls Catering

Sponsored by: Coho Cafe & Bakery

Program Objectives

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
College Courses, Degree Programs, and Training Workshops offered in conjunction with regional colleges and universities using Interactive Television (ITV), online, and local instructors.

FAIRNESS, OPPORTUNITY AND ACCESS
Mentoring and computer support resources for distance learning students, high swiss replica watches speed Internet access from a small computer lab, testing services for enrolled and prospective students, and information resources for degree programs, training, financial aid, library books, and more. In addition, CCHE provides two types of scholarships that provide annual support to distance learning students enrolled in degree programs, and textbook scholarships that are awarded based on financial need.

SOCIAL CAPITAL
Work with local and regional businesses, organizations, and learning institutions to best serve the higher education needs of the community, and promote services already available, such as Adult Basic Education services, and Community Education classes.

Program Highlights

  • 532 residents have earned a certificate or degree working through CCHE since we opened our doors in 1996.
  • Annually, over 100 residents are enrolling college certificate or degree programs, and over 200 students enroll in CEUs or work related certificates
  • CCHE has served more than 2800 people - over 40% of the county population
  • As many as 12 scholarships are awarded annually thanks to two scholarship funds established in memory of Wes Hedstrom and Michel Beaupre
  • Enrollment continues to rise annually

New Opportunities

The North Shore Campus is an affordable alternative to the expense of a college campus, with  flexible programming that directly addresses the economic needs of our community. The decision to expand was based on solid research regarding student needs, employment needs, economic trends, and sustainability best replica watches

Ron McGriff, the consultant who helped us choose our new facility location states, “Through effective promotion and high quality staff assistance, the CCHE program continues to grow and be a very important service for the region. Interviews with students revealed the high regard held for the abilities and assistance of CCHE staff members and also the importance to them of the availability of the organization’s services.”

Service and program expansion includes our Guest Lecture series, the Tech Squad project, and an increase in locally offered degree and certificate programs.

Course Delivery Available to CCHE Students

ON-SITE COURSES
Locally offered courses are taught by local instructors.

Interactive Television (ITV)
ITV provides real time connection with a campus classroom, often linking several locations for one class. 

ONLINE CLASSES breitling navitimer replica
Courses, certificates, and degree programs are online, and sometimes incorporate video components, such as Skype, Wimba, or ViVu. High speed Internet access is usually a must, so students taking online classes generally arrange afterhour access to the CCHE computer lab.

In addition to enrolled students, CCHE serves hundreds of adults, including high school students, who are researching their education options. Students who elect to take on-campus courses often make their decisions after exploring their options by utilizing the materials in our resource center. CCHE is not limited by the resources of one educational system, so individuals are able to consider quality distance education opportunities offered by institutions from around the world.
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