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When it comes to maximizing benefit for your investment of time, continuing education classes are your solution. Choose from hundreds of affordable, convenient and easy to use offerings in-class or on-line.

If you want to learn skills to move ahead in the workplace, earn a new job, prepare for national certification in high demand career fields like healthcare, improve your computer skills, or just have fun learning something new like dance or culinary workshops, Continuing Education at Elgin Community College has a class for you!"

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Enhance Your Computer Skills!

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Upcoming Spring, 2014 Computer Skills classes in Word, Excel 2010, Access 2010 & Using the iPad as a Business Tool!  Each class held from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Wednesday mornings.

2/5       Up-To-Speed with Word 2010 Beginning

2/12     Beginning Excel 2010  

2/19     Excel 2010 -  Mastering Formulas

2/26     Excel 2010 -  Handling Workbooks

3/5       Excel 2010 -  Organizing Data

3/12     Macros and Power Techniques

3/19     Up-to-Speed with Access 2010

4/16     Using the iPad as a Business Tool

For more info visit (select >Computers from the dropdown)

To view an online digital brochure of computer classes visit

(Yes it can be saved as a pdf or printed out!)

Spring, 2014 ACT Test Preparation Courses

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ACT Test Prep second section now open for registration!

The morning session of spring, 2014 ACT Test Preparation is almost filled.  We have now opened a second section, CEB 903 101 that meets starting at 1:30 in the afternoon on the same days and in the same rooms as the first section. 

For more info visit

Register online or call 847-622-3036 to register over the phone.

Have questions? Contact Joan Arnal at 847-214-7123


ACT Test Prep

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Prepare to be successful! ACT Test Prep starts October 12th!

CEB 903 300 ACT Test Preparation Every single point matters. Using the Cambridge "Six-Step Approach", students receive diagnostic testing and assessment through pre- and post-testing. Students participate in basic skills review, in-class problem solving, concepts and strategies. There is practice test reinforcement, with the goal to identify subject matter the student needs to "brush-up on" and demonstrate. Reading, English, Science and Math are taught by experienced teachers. This course is designed to help students achieve test scores to reflect their potential by helping them focus on key areas. Books and tests are included in the cost of the course. You must register prior to October 4, 2013 to receive textbooks and pre-test. Note: All meetings are on the following Saturdays. The pre-test is October 12 and the post-test is November 16. Test days start at 9am and end approximately at 1pm. Class dates are 9:00am - 12:30pm: October 19 and 26, November 2 and 9. Bring two #2 pencils and an ACT approved calculator to class.

SAT, 10/12 & 11/16 9 AM - 1 PM; SAT, 10/19 - 11/9   9 AM - 12:30 PM

For more info visit select >Fall 2013 >Test Preparation) or follow this direct link:

Have questions? Call Joan Arnal at 847-214-7123