Continuing Education in Lincoln

Community Ed class

The Heartland Lincoln Center offers a wide variety of personal enrichment classes each semester.

The Route 66 class (pictured here) offered participants a rich history of the travel route and included a driving tour.

Additional information or questions should refer to the coordinator of Lincoln Continuing Education: Val Conrady / valerie.conrady@heartland.edu / 309-268-8975.

Shown below are course offerings for Spring and Summer 2017. Registration for these classes may be completed online at www.heartland.edu/communityEd,  by visiting Heartland's Lincoln Campus at 620 Broadway Street in Lincoln or by calling 217-735-1731. 

Classic Rock: 1964-1989
Whether or not you believe classic rock was the best genre ever recorded, it did revolutionize the music world.  Get a comprehensive look and listen to classic rock and how it evolved.  We'll follow the "birth of rock" beginning with the British Invasion, transitioning through the years to "new wave" and all points in between including the unique sounds of punk rock, alternative rock and "hair metal".  Learn how MTV, rock films, FM radio and album rock influenced the music industry and about icons lost too soon. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 628A
Lincoln, IL

Tuesdays & Thursdays
3/7 - 3/16
6:30-8:30PM

Cost: $69

Instructor: Geoffrey Ladd                                                                                                                        

Understanding Wall Street
What's your Wall Street IQ?  Understand how stocks, bonds, mutual funds and various financial vehicles of the Wall Street function are essential to developing a solid financial backbone.  This class will help teach what these vehicles are, how they work, and separate fact from fiction when it comes to fueling your retirement fire.  We will discuss how these items work and how the taxes and fees woven into these vehicles can affect your bottom line. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 111
Lincoln, IL

Wednesday
3/8
6:00-7:00PM

Cost: $38

Instructor: Bernard Wrezinski                                                                                           

Enhanced ACT Review

This course teaches everything you need to succeed on the ACT exam.  You will use practice exams to learn about the different types of questions and the best strategies for successfully answering them.  The workshop consists of six two-hour sessions which include discussions of test taking strategies and reviews of English, math, reading and science reasoning skills.  

*Please register for the ACT exam at www.act.org or through your high school guidance counselor's office.  

                    
Lincoln Community High School
1000 Primm Road
Lincoln, IL

Mondays & Thursdays
3/13 - 3/30
5:00-7:00PM

Cost: $95

Instructors: Michelle Ryan, Sally Aukamp and Kaitlin Mason        
                                                

Climbing your Family Tree
Fill in the branches of your family tree.  This class will help you build a foundation to start searching for your ancestors.  We'll cover filling out geneaology forms, finding family history information, pedigree charts, family group sheets, local and county records, state and federall records and internet searches.  Through this class, you will find information to pull together a personal history and discover, quite literally, where you came from. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 110
Lincoln, IL

Tuesdays
4/4 - 4/25
6:00-8:00PM

Cost: $79

Instructor: Gail Leonard                                                                                                               

Hot Trends in Hair & Make-up
Perfect and update your look and everyday beauty routine with fundamental techniques from experienced hair and make-up professionals.  Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you'll gain confidence in bringing out your best features.  We'll discuss simple tips on choosing the proper tools and products to acheive your style.  The latest trends in beauty will be highlighted, including what's hot for bridal and prom. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 628B
Lincoln, IL

Mondays
4/10 - 4/17
6:00-8:00PM

Cost: $65

Instructors: Amy Davenport and Katie Charron                                                                 

Illinois Route 66 Class & Tour

Discover what unique attractions the Illinois section of Route 66 has to offer local, national and international travelers. Along with a history of Route 66, we will discuss culture,
tourism, economic impact and preservation.  Key attractions, events, shopping and dining experiences along the way will be highlighted. Then, take a field trip along the route
visiting Lincoln, Pontiac and Atlanta.  This tour will showcase the Route 66 Hall of Fame Museum, The Mill, The World's Largest Covered Wagon, Bunyon's Statue, Sprague Service
Station and more attractions along the way!

*SUPPLIES*
Transportation for the tour is your private vehicle.  Car pooling may be available.  Lunch in Pontiac will be paid by participants.  There will be many photo opportunities, so bring 
your camera! 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 110
Lincoln, IL

Tuesday-Thursday ; Saturday
6/6-6/8 ; 6/10
7:00-8:30PM ; 9:00AM-4:30PM

Cost: $79

Instructor: Geoffrey Ladd

Climbing your Family Tree: Grades 5-9
Climb your family tree by digging down to your roots.  We'll help you gather information on living and passed relatives through family trees, Internet searches, geneaology records and 
even by doing some interviewing.  By unlocking family mysteries, you'll learn more about yourself. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 628B
Lincoln, IL

Tuesday-Thursday 
6/13 - 6/15
9:00-11:00AM

Cost: 
Through 5/31 - $60
After 5/31 - $66

Instructor: Gail Leonard 

Introduction to Calligraphy
Turn your words into art.  Open up to a world of penmanship and try your hand at calligraphy.  Spend the week exploring letters, alphabets, inks and ways to artistically
express yourself in writing. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 628B
Lincoln, IL

Monday-Friday
6/19-6/23
9:00AM-noon

Cost: 
Through 5/31 - $110
After 5/31 - $121

Instructor: Kimberly Wiggers de Otte

Summer Math Fun! Grades 3-4
Have fun with math this summer with hands-on activities and games. Instead of losing months of hard earned math skills, find a solution - fun math! Explore exciting ways to keep 
your math skills fresh and head back to school this fall with more math confidence. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 628A
Lincoln, IL

Tuesday - Thursday
6/20 - 6/22
10:00-11:30AM

Cost:
Through 5/31 - $49
After 5/31 - $54

Instructor: Kaitlin Mason

Summer Math Fun! Grades 5-6
Have fun with math this summer with hands-on activities and games.  Instead of losing months of hard earned math skills, find a solution - fun math! Explore exciting ways to 
keep your math skills fresh and head back to school this fall with more math confidence. 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 111
Lincoln, IL

Tuesday - Thursday
6/20 - 6/22
1:30-3:00PM

Cost: 
Through 5/31 - $49
After 5/31 - $54

Instructor: Kaitlin Mason

Summer Math Fun! Grades 7-8
Have fun with math this summer with hands-on activities and games. Instead of losing months of hard earned math skills, find a solution - fun math! Explore exciting ways to
keep your math skills fresh and head back to school this fall with more math confidence.

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 111
Lincoln, IL

Tuesday - Thursday
6/27 - 6/29
1:30-3:00PM

Cost: 
Through 5/31 - $49
After 5/31 - $54

Instructor: Kaitlin Mason

Parents Guide to Algebra/Geometry Homework
Are you able to help your child with math homework? The math your child brings home may look different from the math you learned in school. Mastering math is essential for 
future opportunities in school and careers and it may be frustrating for both you and your child if you don't know how to help them.  In this course, you'll learn helpful tips to guide
your child through basic algebra and geometry homework for grades six through nine (6-9). 

Heartland Lincoln Center
Room 111
Lincoln, IL

Tuesdsay - Thursday
8/1 - 8/3
6:00-8:00PM

Cost: $50

Instructor: Kaitlin Mason 

Contact Us

Lincoln Center
620 Broadway St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Fax: 217-735-1352
Email: Lincoln.Center@heartland.edu 

Kristi Powell

Associate Director of HLC
Phone: 309-268-8973
Email: Kristi.powell@heartland.edu 

Jennifer Kirby

Advisor/Recruiter
Phone: 309-268-8971
Email: Jennifer.kirby2@heartland.edu 

Val Conrady

Coordinator of Adult & Continuing Education at the HLC
Phone: 309-268-8975
Email: Valerie.conrady@heartland.edu

Kelsi Maaks

Secretary
Phone: 309-268-8974
Email: kelsi.maaks@heartland.edu