Spring 2009 Class Schedule
Looking for options to ordinary retirement?
Or maybe it’s time for a career change. Life is changing, and so can you with Richland’s Baby Boomers program, created especially for you. Choose from our wide selection of courses – from computer instruction to caring for aging parents to travel and tango. And our course schedule fits your busy lifestyle. So rewire today at Richland, because today is the time of your life. Register for non-credit classes
972-238-6146 or 6147.
Register for credit classes
972-238-6972 or 6958.
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Boomers re-wired at Richland
You are invited to: The Relationship Odyssey – A Lifelong Journey
An overnight retreat for couples, facilitated by Elaine & Joe Sullivan You are invited to come, share experiences and begin new and creative connections. Participants will examine ways of: opening the heart, understanding differences and similarities, exploring intimacy, meeting each other's needs, sharing energy and creating safe and healthy environments. Briarwood Retreat Center Argyle, TX Apr. 17, 1:30 p.m. – Apr. 18, 1:30 p.m. (overnight stay required) $134 per person. For more detailed information about this event, visit www.richlandcollege.edu/boomers. Last day for fee refund: March 13, 2009. To register, call Janie at 972-238-6958.
Discovering your passion in life
Is it time to transition to a new career or a more meaningful type of work? Are you eligible but not ready to retire? Most people will spend 25 years or more in retirement. Yet few people spend enough time planning for it. Assess your options and readiness for this transition and start planning for the rest of your life! Textbook required. Presenter: Pam Venne, licensed professional counselor, coach, author. S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 21, Feb. 28 (2 sessions) Y102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 82928 $36
Lifestyle Transitions – Your Next 25 Years
Reinvention is planning, training, anticipating now, investing time and perhaps money. Course objectives: examine how relationships are powerful and essential; explore how speciﬁc behaviors invite connection or disconnection; deepen your understanding of personality type in healthy relationships; identify ways of nurturing healthy relationships; and reinvent yourself. Presenter: Joe Sullivan, educator, trainer, executive coach and consultant. TTh 7-9 p.m. Mar. 3-Mar. 12 (4 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No.83939 $ 40
A New Life, A New Dream – A Reinvention
Use your lunch to invest in yourself! Meet once a month to brush up on your skills and discuss current business topics including: generations in the workplace, understanding body language, conﬂict resolution and effective networking. Lunch included. W 12-2 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 25, Mar. 25, Apr. 29 (4 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 83942 $80 If you are a boomer then you qualify as a “mature job seeker.” Topics include: assessing your skills, dreams and talents; writing a resume or bio; marketing y o ur sel f ; i n ter viewing ; and n e got i a t i n g sa l a ri e s. Te xt book re q u ire d . Presenter: Jill Waterbury, author and career counselor TTh 7-9 p.m. Jan. 20-Jan. 29 (4 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 82927 $35 TTh 7-9 p.m. Mar. 24-Apr. 2 (4 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 83941 $35
Bring a fully-charged laptop that is wireless-ready with Web access. You will use free software and your laptop to apply what you have learned to your personal ﬁnances. You will explore insurance, investment and tax topics. MW 7-9 p.m. Mar. 3-Mar. 11 (4 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 83948 $36
Lunch and Learn Series
Retirement Planning – A Do-it-Yourself Project
Job Search – You’re Not Old, You’re Experienced
Maintaining Your Biggest Investment – Your Home
Find out how to enhance the value of your home from a real estate investor and licensed realtor! Includes: real estate as a commodity vs. product; buyers in good and bad markets; where in the house to invest money, what increases value and conformity to the neighborhood. Th 7-9 p.m. Feb. 26 (1 session) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No.82929 $12
Do you want to make a career change? Not sure how or which direction to proceed? Build the conﬁdence and awareness to be successful in a new career path. Assess your current skills and learn how to develop a strategic plan through goal setting. Discussion topics include: communication skills; motivation/initiative; teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills. Presenter: Marva McGrew, adult transition specialist. T 7-9 p.m. Feb. 10-Feb. 24 (3 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 82932 $26
Reaching the Next Level With Conﬁdence
Entrepreneurship – Nobody Gets Rich Working for Someone Else
If you dream of starting your own business, this workshop is for you. Instructor: Obie Greenleaf, director Small Business Development Center. S 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Mar. 7-Mar. 14 (2 sessions) Y102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 83944 $40
Online Computer Instruction
Excel 2007 Outlook 2007 Quicken 2009 POFI 1204.8430 POFI 1204.8431 POFI 1204.8432
Feb. 2- May 14 Feb. 2- May 14 Feb. 2- May 14
Online. Flex term. No on-campus meetings. For more information log on to http://ecampus.dcccd.edu. To register for these classes, please call 972-238-6972.
Life changes & Challenges
Are you in the “Sandwich Generation”: taking care of parents and children at the same time? Or in a “Club Sandwich”- taking care of parents, a spouse and children at the same time? These sessions offer insights, goals and techniques for advance care planning, as well as explanations of the Texas end-of-life care planning documents. Presenter: Robert Marguardt, attorney. S 7-9 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 14 (2 sessions) Y102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 82930 $2 5
The “Boomer Sandwich” Generation and Advance Care Planning
time for yourself and how to handle the death of a parent. Also medical conditions, medications, ﬁnding a physician, Medicare, Medicaid, and HMOs. Presenter: Kay Paggi, nationally certiﬁed gerontological counselor and geriatric care manager. W 7-9 p.m. Feb. 4-Feb. 25 (4 sessions) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 82925 $40
Concerned About Your Aging Parents? We’ve Got Solutions!
Explore ways to make your role as caregiver more effective. Includes communication, how to broach the subject of future needs, reducing guilt, making
This session will examine this growing phenomenon. Topics include: an overview of care-giving grandparents; challenges and rewards of raising a grandchild; support groups for grandparent caregivers; and coping with the demands of raising a grandchild. Presenter: Dr. Bert Hayslip, psychology instructor, University of North Texas. T 7-9 p.m. Apr. 14 (1 session) C102 Course No. EMEZ 1000 Section No. 83940 $12
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Enrich your life
Course No. Sec. No.
82934 82935 82931 82926 83946 83945 83947 82926
6-9 p.m. 6-9 p.m. 7-9 p.m. 6-7 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 6-9 p.m. 7-9 p.m. 6-7 p.m.
TTh TTh TTh M S WH M M
Feb. 3-Feb. 10 (3 sessions) Feb. 17-Feb. 24 (3 sessions) Feb. 12 (1 session) Jan. 26-Feb. 23 (5 sessions) Apr. 18, Apr. 25 (2 sessions) Fri 6-10 p.m. Apr. 15-17 (3 sessions) Mar. 23-May 11 (8 sessions) Jan. 26-Feb. 23 (5 sessions)
T229 T229 C102 C102 Y102 C102 C102 C102 $46 $46 $12 $15 $19 $30 $50 $15
Learn to buy and sell like a pro.
EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000 EMEZ 1000
eBay Beyond the Basics For Book CIub Members Only Fountain of Youth Gardening with the Masters Hunting A to Z Memoir Writing TraveI On the Cheap
Fit for life
Argentine Tango I Argentine Tango II Ballroom Dance I Ballroom Dance II Line Dance Saturday, Beginning Social Dance I Social Dance II Aerobics, Beginning Golf, Beginning Self Defense, Beginning
DANZ 1001 DANZ 1001 DANZ 1001 DANZ 1001 EMEZ 1000 DANZ 1001 DANZ 1001
82010 83008 82009 83007 82933 82011 83009
7-8:30 p.m. 7-8:30 p.m. 7-9 p.m. 7-9 p.m. 8:30-9:30 a.m. 7-9 p.m. 7-9 p.m.
M M W W S T T
Jan. 12-Mar. 9 (8 sessions) skip 1/19 Mar. 16-May 4 (8 sessions) Jan. 14-Feb. 18 (6 sessions) Feb. 25-Apr. 11 (6 sessions) Jan. 24-Apr. 4 (8 sessions) skip Feb. 14, 21, Mar. 21 Feb. 3-Mar. 3 (5 sessions) Mar. 17-Apr. 14 (5 sessions)
G140 $65 G140 $65 G140 $65 G140 $65 G027 $25
G027 $60 G027 $60
Credit classes with concurrent enrollment:
PHED 1000 PHED 1000 PHED 1000 82011 82035 82017 5:40-7 p.m. MW Jan. 21-May 13 Jan. 22-May 14 Jan. 22-May 14 G140 $41 G138 $41 G140 $41 6:30-9:25 p.m. Th 8:30-9:50 p.m. TTh
First class will meet at RLC gym, G138 then at the Practice Tee Driving Range and Par 3. Additional fee of $80 payable to Practice Tee. Includes jujitsu, judo and karate. Required $50 fee for gi (uniform).
For more information and complete course descriptions, please visit our website: richlandcollege.edu/boomers
Because today is the time of your life.
The new Boomers Program at Richland –
Because today is the time of your life.
Call 972-238-6972 for more information. www. richlandcollege.edu/boomers
Train for an In-Demand Career
Would you like working side by side with a physician in a clinic or private practice? How about preparing and dispensing medications in a hospital or retail pharmacy? Or maybe you’d enjoy a job in a hospital lab or on the nursing unit. The demand for healthcare professionals continues to rise and Richland College can prepare you for a new career in one to two semesters. Many full-time, part-time, and temporary positions are available now. Visit www.richlandcollege.edu/hp to see the schedule of our face-to-face and online information sessions and to learn more.
Teacher Preparation Institute
Want to make a difference in the life of a student? Teachers are still in high demand in Texas. Whether you’re interested in a volunteer, part-time, or full-time career, Richland ’s Teacher Preparation Institute can help.
Educational Personnel Program
A university transfer program providing the ﬁrst two years of a fouryear degree. Information: www.richlandcollege.edu/education 972-238-6917
Alternative Certiﬁcation for Teachers (ACT) Program
Designed for people who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree and are seeking a career change to teaching. Information: www.richlandcollege.edu/act 972-238-6954
Online Business Training
Prepare for your promotion on your own schedule! Earn a Supervisor Certificate or a Manager Certificate online. For more information, please contact Judy at 972-238-6069 or email@example.com For more info on the following business programs, please contact Candy at 972-238-6008 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Help Desk Basics Certificate
This certificate program will prepare you with the basic skills for employment at a help desk or call center. The program features handson training in customer service and PC hardware, as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Travel and Tourism Certificate
Learn about the third largest industry in Texas and how to position yourself for a career.
Learn how to bring websites to life! This certificate program offers extensive training in Web development and graphic software.
Meetings and Event Management Certificate
Your new career as an event planner awaits! Program includes customer service, and legal concerns and ethics.
Human Resources Certificate
Launch a new career by earning this comprehensive certificate.
CompTIA Certification (Computer Technician)
Explore a new career as a computer technici an by preparing to earn CompTIA certification as an IT Technician, Remote Support Technician or a Depot Technician. For more information on computer training, please contact Judy at 972-238-6069 or email@example.com
Learn accounting fundamentals, plus software such as Quickbooks.
Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Take the first step! Learn about business plans, marketing plans, taxes, recordkeeping, communications and even HR.
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