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Refund & Withdrawal Policy: Withdrawal/refund requests must be made by phone or by email prior to the start of the class to receive a 100% refund. No refunds will be made after that time. Full refunds will be made if Centralia College cancels the class. Zoom Link Policy: Our office sends the Zoom link for virtual classes 24-48 hours before the start of class. It is your responsibility to notify our office by phone or email if you have not received the link before the start of the class. If you have not received the link to your inbox, please check your spam folder. Students who fail to request a missing Zoom link before the start of class (by phone or by email) will not be eligible for a refund.
 

  • Exploring Intercultural Competency 
  • Instructor: Chastity Pennington
    Class Number: 43479
    Dates: Arranged
    Time: Arranged
    Class Meets Virtually
    Fee: $125.00
     
  • This course is an exploration of intercultural competency which exists within a group and individuals. Course is designed for individuals who seek to enhance their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts in the workplace, although anyone is welcome. Guided group work is completed to explore and improve intercultural competence and to move the group and/or individual from a monocultural mindset to an intercultural global mindset. This class qualifies for 3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). A certificate of completion for 30 contact hours will be adminstered at the completion of the class. $15 supply fee payable to instructor due the first night of class.

     First day of class is Monday, February 6th from 6-8pm in WAH 115. All following class work/discussion will be done online using Canvas. 

 

  • Intro to Medical Terminology 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 19963
    Dates: 3/6/2023 - 3/6/2023
    Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: M
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $45.00
     
  • Medical terminology is the first step to any career in the medical field or simply to understand your family’s medical visits. No prior experience is necessary. This highly specialized language involves word building with root words, prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations. You will leave with a solid foundation of medical language, as well as basic medical billing and coding terminology. After submitting and passing the open-book exam included in the workbook you receive in class, you will earn a Certificate of Completion. This comprehensive course is taught by longtime educator LeeAnne Krusemark, and Credentialed Medical Professional Vanessa Grinnell, RRT.  Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Virtual Assistant/Word Processing Business  
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 19962
    Dates: 3/8/2023 - 3/8/2023
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: W
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $25.00
     
  • If you can type, then you can make money at home using your computer. You will discover how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your services, effective home office equipment choices, and 100 ways to make money with a computer. (Participants must also attend “Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas” for a clear understanding of this endeavor.) There really is a need for your services, so learn to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make more money. LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education.Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • 250 Home-Based Business Ideas 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 20151
    Dates: 3/8/2023 - 3/8/2023
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: W
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $35.00
     
  • Tired of working for someone else? Do you need to make more money? Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award-winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business startup workshop you will ever find. You will discover: more than 250 legitimate home business ideas, mandatory legal documentation, many ways to market your product/service, how to take tax deductions (this workshop included!). If you really want to succeed in a home business, this step-by-step session is a must! LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *The webinar login information and materials will be sent roughly 24 hours before class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Earn Money Mystery Shopping 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 20152
    Dates: 3/8/2023 - 3/8/2023
    Time: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: W
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $25.00
     
  • Have you seen ads telling you how to become a shopper, but only if you send them a lot of money? You do not have to pay to begin your new career in this exciting field. You will learn how to sign up with many legitimate mystery shopping companies WITHOUT FEES, avoid the pitfalls and scams, create a required mystery shopping resume and profile, and take care of legalities and taxes regarding this income. You will leave with a list of 25 legitimate companies to work for. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link and materials will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Monetize Websites, Blogs, and Social Media with Affiliate Marketing 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 20153
    Dates: 3/9/2023 - 3/9/2023
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $25.00
     
  • Earn a passive monthly income from selling other people’s products by placing a merchant-provided advertisement link on your site and get a commission for every sale, click or lead. Learn where to find 1000+ free and low cost opportunities and how to avoid scams or links that won't offer a beneficial ROI (return on investment). Learn how to find high, recurring, and second-tier commissions. You'll also learn SEO secrets to increase your site's ranking and visibility on search engines like Google. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link and materials will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Beginner's Guide to Starting a Free Blog 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 20154
    Dates: 3/9/2023 - 3/9/2023
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $35.00
     
  • Online blogging is a great way to get the word out about you, your service, your product, or information you want to share! You will learn step-by-step how to: start a FREE blog with WordPress, choose a blog template, emphasize your blog content with a creative name, use your unique voice to share expertise, and connect your domain/website. You will also learn how to earn an income with your blog, including links to other websites and advertising on your blog, as well as increase your internet ranking. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link and materials will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Make Extra Cash Pet Sitting 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 36045
    Dates: 3/10/2023 - 3/10/2023
    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: F
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $35.00
     
  • Do you love animals…especially dogs? Learn how to make extra money after school or work by watching dogs or other pets, usually in the pet’s home. You will learn about feeding, watering, and exercising pets, how to make a good impression as well as what questions to ask when interviewing for a pet sitting job, and what to do when a dog has behavioral issues. You will also discover other services you can offer to make more money, such as dog walking, grooming, puppy training, etc. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. This class is taught by a seasoned professional pet sitter and a longtime entrepreneur. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link and materials will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Save Money with Extreme Couponing  
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 36047
    Dates: 3/11/2023 - 3/11/2023
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: Sa
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $25.00
     
  • Learn how to save $$$ everyday with extreme couponing. Coupons are NOT just for groceries. The savings can add up to HUNDREDS or even THOUSANDS of dollars every year. This comprehensive workshop will teach you: where to find all types of coupons - even for high ticket items, how to find the best coupon apps and websites, how to match coupons with sales for maximum savings. This workshop is taught by someone who has used many couponing secrets to save thousands. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link and materials will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Using Amazon’s Kindle Direct to Self-Publish your Book for FREE 
  • Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark
    Class Number: 36050
    Dates: 3/11/2023 - 3/11/2023
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Room: Virtual
    Days: Sa
    Sessions: 1
    Fee: $25.00
     
  • Whether you’re looking to publish a paperback novel or short ebook now or in the future, this detailed tutorial will teach you step-by-step how to create an Amazon KDP account, format your manuscript and upload it to the platform, easily create a book cover from available templates, determine pricing and royalties, develop a sales pitch for your Amazon page, and write an Amazon author bio. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. *Webinar link and materials will be sent at least 24 hrs before the class.

    Missing zoom link procedures: Check your spam folder! If you still can't find the zoom link within 24 hours of the class, please contact our office at (360) 623-8940 immediately! If you fail to contact our office requesting the missing zoom link before the class starts, a refund will not be provided.

     

 
 

  • Introduction to Voiceovers 
  • Instructor: Voices for All, LLC
    Class Number: 20139
    Dates: Arranged
    Time: Arranged
    Class Meets Virtually
    Fee: $50.00
     
  • Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success in this growing remote working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One-time, 90 minute, one-on-one, video-chat class! Learn more at: http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Please provide your preferred email address at time of registration. Upon registration, you will be contacted by VFA (Voices for All, Inc.) to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Requirements: Students must have internet access and chatting capabilities using a method such as Zoom, Skype or iChat/FaceTime.