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Continuing Education in Lincoln


Your Path to Lifelong Learning

At Heartland, there's many ways to continue your education beyond the classroom. Whether it's crafting, cooking or you're looking for ways to improve professionally, chances are there's something for you.

Spring 2021 Courses

  • Employers look for individuals who demonstrate the ability to problem-solve and innovate. By examining your own approaches and using hands-on examples, you will develop your strengths and target areas that need improvement. Walk away with strategies for how to creatively and tangibly tackle your next unexpected problem.

    Zoom Course 
    Fee: $49

    Dates: 4/6/2021 - 4/8/2021 
    Days: Tu Th (two sessions) 
    Times: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


  • You’re never too old to play in the dirt. Give your plants a handmade home in this course that perfectly blends the worlds of crafting and gardening. Learn about design elements, plant selection, and container care. In class, you will receive all the tools and guidance required to assemble your very own potted container. Leave with a one-of-a-kind creation that any plant would be lucky to call home.

    Lincoln Campus, Room 401
    Fee: $25, plus $20 supply fee paid to instructor

    Dates: 4/14/2021
    Days: W
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 


  • If you’re a human, then difficult conversations can’t be avoided. In this workshop, learn skills to adeptly manage conflicting or controversial dialogue. Discover strategies to listen mindfully and communicate empathetically. Practice navigating challenging encounters in personal and professional settings and leave with effective, clear steps to take when talks approach uncomfortable or uncharted territory.

    Lincoln Campus, Room 209
    Fee: $49

    Dates: 4/19/2021
    Times: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Browse through more learning opportunities through the course catalog.


Monday & Wednesday: 8am-4:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: Remote

Contact Us

HCC Lincoln
2201 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Fax: 217-735-1352

Kristi Powell

Director, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8973

Jennifer Kirby

Associate Director, HCC Lincoln
Advisor, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8971

Val Conrady

Coordinator of Adult Education,
HCC Lincoln
Phone: 309-268-8975

Kelsi Edwards

Program Assistant, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8974