Personal Development

Genealogy and Heritage Learning and the Brain Mid-Life Transitions
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Advanced Improv: Continuing the Adventure

Pam Roth O’Mara
You know how to create characters and put them into scenes, but you want more! Learn the challenges of keeping those scenes interesting, moving in and out of scenes gracefully, creating complex scenes with three or more characters, and bringing scenes to their natural end. Start the class with warm-up exercises, and gradually become familiar with improvisational acting methods, techniques, and styles. Learn the next steps in improv acting methods while having fun and meeting new people.

Wed, Apr 5-May 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 6wks               Littleton Campus
ARCR 1168S01-82398                                             $149 closed


Fitness for Your Brain: Get Going Now!

Jeanne Belli
Discover a series of physical and mental activities that enhance learning ability and memory. They are easy and enjoyable and produce rapid and often dramatic improvement in concentration, reading, writing, memory, organizing, listening, physical coordination and more. These activities build neural pathways in the brain the way nature does-through movement. Discover why parents, students, teachers, athletes, seniors and business professionals use these techniques for a few minutes every day to enhance performance.

Tue, Feb 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.                                  Littleton Campus
PERS 1023W01-82347                         $69 $5 material fee to instructor closed

Tue, Mar 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.                                  Littleton Campus
PERS 1023W02-82348                         $69 $5 material fee to instructor closed


Genealogy 101: An Introduction to Finding your Roots 

Bert Paredes
Discover effective techniques for researching your family tree. Explore the best collections of free online data and local resources. Discuss the US census, the right software, and other tools to help you organize and preserve your information. Connect with others who have the same research interests and can provide invaluable assistance in your searches.

Add to CartSat, Apr 8, 9-noon                                             Littleton Campus
PERS 1057S01-80890                  $59, $3 material fee to instructor

German Genealogy

Bert Paredes
Learn the basics of tracing your German roots. Discuss the unique challenges of researching German records and how best to overcome them. Discover how to find and understand useful records and reference information without actually knowing German. An overview of the best online sources for German genealogy information will prepare you to succeed in your quest.

Sat, Feb 25, 9-noon                                               Littleton Campus
PERS 1058W01-80763                    $59, $3 material fee to instructor closed

Sat, Apr 15, 9-noon                                               Littleton Campus
PERS 1058S01-82400                    $59, $3 material fee to instructor closed


Math Refresher Boot Camp

Christopher Gilbert
Have your math skills grown rusty? Are you anxious about getting a good score on a specific math test? Do you want to help a family member with math? Become more competent in basic arithmetic operations, fractions, decimals, percents, problem solving and test taking skills. Refresh or learn basic algebra and geometry. Reduce your anxiety and become gain confidence with math. You can do it!

Wed, Apr 5-26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks                Littleton Campus
PERS 1045S01-82401                                          $129 closed


Ten Must-Have Conversations for Couples Transitioning to the Second Half of Life

Lynette Reiling
Communication is essential when it comes to successfully navigating life transitions, yet many couples bypass important conversations until they are in the heat of an issue.  This class will introduce couples to the important conversations needed as they begin thinking about and setting the groundwork for the many aspects and decisions to be made during the second half of life.  This course will trigger some important discussion, and is appropriate for any two people that are planning on living their lives together. 

Add to CartWed, May 10, 6-9 p.m.                                       Littleton Campus
PERS 1095S01-82046           $59/couple, $5 material fee to instructor


Wonders of the Cosmos

Michael Carroll
The cosmos teems with glowing nebulae, spiraling galaxies, and amazing worlds. Come along with space artist and science writer Michael Carroll on an entertaining journey through the cosmos.  Learn the most up-to-date discoveries about the wanna-be planet Pluto, the asteroid Ceres, mysterious comets, and water on Mars. Explore the possibilities of life on planets orbiting distant stars, many of which we can now study in some detail. Bring a lunch, sit back, and celebrate the Universe! Ages 12 to adult.

Sat, Apr 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.                Littleton Campus
PERS 1012S01-82399          $39, $10 material fee to instructor closed

Merrill Ream Speed Reading

Merrill Ream
Are you struggling to keep up with a flood
of email, articles, reports, and books? Save yourself hours of time and increase your productivity by learning to read faster and with better comprehension. Taught by acclaimed speed reading expert Dr. Merrill Ream, this course is a complete speed reading experience. Topics are presented in a logical progression with plenty of time to help you master the skills and techniques you’ll need for lasting proficiency as a speed reader.

This is a 6-week online class which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go to and follow the online links. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.


Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! Ask us how to try the first lesson of a course for FREE! All these courses are conducted online. For more information, click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.

Section Numbers Chart:

  • W03 March 15
  • S01 April 19
  • S02 May 17
  • S03 June 21

To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'

Introduction to Algebra ONLI 1067 $119
Math Refresher ONLI 1146 $119
Medical Math ONLI 2215 $119
Mastering Public Speaking ONLI 1135 $119
Keys to Effective Communication ONLI 1142 $119
Interpersonal Communication ONLI 1143 $119
Achieving Success with Difficult People ONLI 1092 $119
Merrill Ream Speed Reading ONLI 1121 $119
Genealogy Basics ONLI 1159 $119
Get Funny!   ONLI 1165 $119
Listen to Your heart, and Success will Follow    ONLI 1171 $119
Skills for Making Great Decisions ONLI 1188 $119
Navigating Divorce ONLI 1247 $119
Managing Life as a Single Parent ONLI 2091 $119
Romance Writing ONLI 1046 $119
Certificate in Stress Management ONLI 1085 $84


Earn a High School Diploma

Community Education, in cooperation with ed2go, the industry leader in online continuing education, has partnered with Smart Horizons Career Online High School to offer adults seeking secondary education completion a new and dynamic way to obtain a fully-accredited online high school diploma. It's an affordable, flexible, and convenient way to learn at your own pace and prepare for a career!

Through this partnership, adults who have not earned a high school diploma can receive a high-quality education completely online from an accredited high school. In addition to earning their diploma, students will also receive career training in one of six areas.

In addition to traditional high school courses, you can select from the following career paths to receive additional training.

Choose a Career Path that is Right for You:

Career Support:

  • Academic and career coaching
  • Certified instructors offer academic support
  • Career Portfolio to give you the tools you need to find a job

It’s never too late to complete your education, enroll today! Cost is $1,295 for 750 hours of instruction. Payment plans available.

Contact us for more information: 303.797.5722