Kaskaskia College February Community and Continuing Education feature Understanding Medicare and Social Security; Learning How-To Courses

January 22, 2021


Kaskaskia College Community and Continuing Education are offering 17 courses during February at the district’s education centers.

Courses feature a wide range of topics for students all of ages, including Understanding Medicare and Social Security, cupcake decorating, essential oils, digital photography, watercolor painting, and more! The Beekeeping series will also continue with courses on February 1 (Keeping Bees Healthy), 8 (Honey Production), and 22 (Queen Bee Rearing).

Understanding Medicare will be offered on February 2 at the Kaskaskia College Crisp Technology Center in Centralia, February 9 in Nashville, and February 25 in Salem. This $25 course gives participants and caregivers an opportunity to ask questions about navigating Medicare options and plans in a non-sales environment. Understanding Social Security will be offered on February 16 in Vandalia and February 23 at the Crisp Center in Centralia. Course cost is $10 and the seminar explains how to start social security benefits and what to expect in retirement.

Additional courses include:
• 2/9 & 2/11, Digital Photography, Greenville Education Center, $20
• 2/9, 2/16, & 2/23, Write Your Life Story, Vandalia Education Center, $30
• 2/11, Cupcake Decorating, Salem Education Center, $30
• 2/16, Essential Oils and Immune Support, Salem Education Center, $10
• 2/16, 2/18, & 2/23, Computer Basics, Vandalia Education Center, $30
• 2/17 & 2/18, Learn to Use Your iPad, Salem Education Center, $20
• 2/22, Experimental Watercolors, Greenville Education Center, $15, plus additional supply list provided.
• 2/25 & 3/4, Android Smartphone Basics, Vandalia, $20
• 2/25, Painted Sign Design, Nashville Education Center, $35

Read full course descriptions, times, and additional information before registering at www.kaskaskia.edu/academics/continuing-and-community-education.

Space is limited for all classes due to COVID-19 guidelines. All students must pre-register for classes.

Kaskaskia College will continue to enforce social distancing and safety guidelines established by the Illinois Community College Board and the state’s Restore Illinois program. Precautions include wearing a mask indoors, proper hand sanitizing, and visitors completing the College’s prescreening tool available on the KC Connect Mobile App or at www.kaskaskia.edu. These and other measures have been put in place to ensure everyone’s health and well-being.

Questions? Want to register for a class? Contact the Kaskaskia College Community and Continuing Education Department at 618-545-3255 or ce@kaskaskia.edu.

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