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Community Education Spring Classes 1/3/2017
Time: 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

 Spring Classes now available for Online Registration~


Financial Strategies for Retirement

Two Course Options (three meetings)

Wed, Feb. 1, 8, 15                    6:30 to 9pm

Thur, Feb. 2, 9, 16                    6:30 to 9pm

Instructor: Scott Jamison        Fee: $49 includes one guest at no charge

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A12

Americans will work more that 90,000 hours earning a living and building a nest egg; yet many will spend less than ten hours preparing for a successful retirement.  This class is designed to help you prepare for your retirement years, providing you with valuable information on how to get the most from your investments, social security, and retirement plans.


Conversational Spanish/Everyday Spanish Session 2

Mon, Jan. 23 - Feb 27              6:30 to 9pm

Instructor: Angel Barboza      Fee: $75.00

Location: CSI MC Center, Room B11

(This is a continuation course from last semester)  Learn to speak Spanish in a relaxed and fun learning environment! Participants will practice grammar and vocabulary that will allow you to engage in everyday conversations in a variety of settings, including work, social setting, and while traveling on vacation.  This class is a perfect starting place for anyone wanting to learn more about the Spanish language and culture.


Beginning Crochet

Mon, Jan. 23, 30 & Feb. 6, 13 6 to 8pm

Instructor: Terri Harris             Fee: $35

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A14

This class is perfect for people who have never crocheted, of for the student who needs help with some of the fundamental stiches.  Create unique projects while learning about various types of yarn and basic crochet stitches.  As your skill progress, the instructor will help you introduce new patterns and projects.


Watercolor Florals - Big, Bold and Beautiful

Tues, April 18 - May 30            6:30 to 9pm

Instructor: Leslie Redhead      Fee: $75

Location: CSI MC Center, Room B14

Watercolor is the perfect medium for creating beautiful and luminous floral paintings.  In this course Leslie will show you how to create dynamic floral paintings through exciting compositions, wet-in-wet and glazing techniques.


Reductive Linocut Prints?

Thur, April 20 - May 25           6:30 to 9pm

Instructor: Leslie Redhead     Fee: $75 + $35 supply fee

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A14

The reductive linocut method is a multi-color relief printing technique which involves cutting and printing layers of color from the same block or linoleum. This course will show you how to plan, execute, and complete a print.  We will cover how to design, transfer, cut and ink a linoleum plate to create a print.


Fee includes linoleum block, linocutter, printmaking paper and ink.  Other suggested supplies not included with fee: sketchbook/paper, pencil, eraser.


Basic Watercolor Pencils and Chalk Pastels?

Tues, Jan. 17 - Feb 14                12:30 to 2:30 pm

Instructor: Shirley Stauffer      Fee: $35

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A14

Watercolor pencils provide a unique crossover between drawing and painting.  You draw with them as you would any other pencil, but when water is added they give the beautiful look of watercolor paints. Colors can be blended together to produce a wide range of tones and shades.  Come learn basic drawing fundamentals, while experimenting with a fun, new medium. A list of supplies will be provided at time of registration.


Painting with Acrylics for Beginners I?

Tues, Feb. 21- Mar. 21                12:30 to 2:30 pm

Instructor: Shirley Stauffer      ?Fee: $35

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A14

Explore the dynamics and versatility of acrylics paints.  Learn the basics of brush selection, color mixing, surface preparation, and a variety of texturing techniques to create your own unique masterpiece. Painting fundamentals will be discussed.


Painting with Acrylics for Beginners II?

Tues, Mar. 28 - April 25            12:30 to 2:30 pm

Instructor: Shirley Stauffer      ?Fee: $35

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A14?

Building upon the techniques learning in earlier course, participants will explore more options and methods of using acrylics paints to bring out the great artist. Painting fundamentals will be discussed.



Thur, Feb. 2 - April 6                 6 to 8:30 pm

Instructor: Shirley Stauffer      ?Fee: $59 + supplies ($20/20 lb. bag of clay)

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A16

While you wait for spring weather, come play with us in the clay! Learn basics of handling, molding, shaping and throwing clay. Explore an array of ceramic building and glazing techniques while developing your own personal style using clay as an expressive medium. From the raw clay to a finished beautiful piece suitable for food use or decoration. Craft bowls, cups, or a wind chimes, or even that museum forgery!


Computer Basics Windows 10?

Wed, Feb. 1 - Feb. 22                2:30 to 4:30 pm

Instructor: Shirley Stauffer      ?Fee: $40

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A25?

Learn about your computer in an easy-paced, stress-free environment. We will learn everything from how to turn your computer on, setting up an e-mail account, navigating the Internet, and the basics of computer software that came pre-installed on your PC.  This class will focus on basic vocabulary terms, using plain English, with no intimidating technical language.  Cost includes a 2 GB flash drive for reference materials.


Computer Basics Microsoft 2016?

Wed, Mar. 15 - April 1             12:30 to 2:30 pm

Instructor: Shirley Stauffer      ?Fee: $40

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A25??

In this class students will work in a hands-on computer lab, discovering the basic components to using a computer. Acquire knowledge of popular computer programs.  Great for those new to MS Office 2016, this course provides an overview of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.  Cost includes a 2 GB flash drive for reference materials. 


Cupcakes and Cake Pops Decorating

Two Course Options

Wed, Feb. 1 - Mar. 1                6 to 7:30pm

Wed, Apr. 19 - May 17            6 to  7:30pm

Instructor: Kaywin Cottle       Fee: $50

Location: CSI MC Center, Room A12

This introductory course will teach you the basics of decorating cupcakes in a variety of themes as well as hands-on instruction in making basic round cake pops from start to finish! In this class, we will cover basic piping techniques as well as some decorating tips for making and using various types of icings.  You will learn how to ice and decorate classic cupcakes with style. Then, you will learn how much fun it is to make and decorate the popular and versatile cake pops! For the first class, bring 12 frozen cupcakes to class. A list of optional tools and supplies will be provided by the instructor during the first class.  This is an introduction course and all ages 10+ are welcome.


Introduction to 3D Printing Coding         

Thur, Jan 26 – Feb 23                      6 -7:00 pm                         

Instructor: Kaywin Cottle             Fee: $50

Location: CSI MC Center Room A24

This class will combine 5 hours of hands-on computer instruction with the teacher along with online modules to be completed between class sessions. In the class, the student will learn to utilize several free web resources to create and/or download and edit STL files for 3D printing.  These user created files can then be printed using a variety of resources such as the public library or for online pay services.  This is an introduction course and all ages 10+ are welcome.



Enhanced Concealed Weapons

Sat, May 13                                        8 – 5:00 pm                       

Instructor: Dep Tony Bernad      Fee: $79

Location: Cassia County Sheriff’s Office & Range

Learn the basics of safe handgun ownership and get informed about the rights and responsibilities you have if you carry a handgun. This class will cover basic safety, ownership laws, and the requirements for an enhanced concealed weapon license in Idaho. You will be provided with a Certificate of Completion and all the forms you will need to apply for a concealed weapons permit at the sheriff’s office upon completion of the class. You must furnish your own handgun that is in compliance with the concealed weapon laws, 100 rounds of ammunition, safety glasses, and ear protection.  Morning class instruction will take place at the Cassia County Sheriff’s Office Training Room – 129 East 14th street in Burley. Afternoon range instruction will take place at the shooting range in Declo (participants will need to arrange their own transportation). Participants must be age 21 or older to participate.




Amy Christopherson   678-1400  achristopherson@csi.edu
Amy Christopherson
Mini-Cassia Center
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