College of the
Community Education


Spring 2015

How to Register



Spanish for School Administrators, Teachers and Support Staff (039795)

Dates:               January 21st - February 11th, 2016

Days:                Thursdays

Time:                5:30pm - 7:30pm

Fee:                  $80 (Text Included)

Class Limit:       16

Location:           CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Classroom 112

Instructor:          Kathy Bierbaum-Cota

A comprehensive program designed to provide functional Spanish language skills for school personnel who have occasional contact with Spanish-speaking students and visitors. This course includes extensive training for non-Spanish speaking classroom teachers who have Spanish-speaking children in their classroom.

No prior knowledge of Spanish necessary. (Not a certificate class).



Creative Writing (039826)

Dates:                February 17th - March 28th, 2016

Days:                 Wednesdays & Fridays

Time:                 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Fee:                   $110

Class Limit:        16

Location:            CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Classroom 112

Instructor:           Celia Homesley

Students will utilize the spring season of renewal and rebirth to invent new creative work-poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and any other genre within this scope...and clean the cobwebs off of older work. The class will include creative writing and imitation exercises, listening to snippets of readings, hear guest speakers, participate in class discussion of process, editing, and publication, as well as a workshop for both old and new work. The class atmosphere will be enjoyable and productive, and we will inspire each other with our unique voices.



More Easy Conversational Spanish (039888)

Dates:               February 18th - March 10th, 2016

Days:               Thursdays

Time:                5:30pm - 7:30pm

Fee:                  $80.00 (includes textbook with CD's)

Class Limit:       16

Location:           CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Classroom 112

Instructor:          Kathy Bierbaum-Cota

Join beginning Spanish speakers practice their skills in a casual and fun environment. Learn simple conversational Spanish skills by interacting with your fellow students. This class is a great introduction for people that are about to travel to Spanish speaking countries. This is a beginners class for people with little to no experience with Spanish language. (Not a certificate based class).

Learn to:

  • Participate in small talk
  • Get directions
  • Order food and drinks



Survival Spanish for Paramedics and EMTs (039895)

Dates:                 July 7th - July 28th, 2016

Days:                  Thursdays

Time:                  5:30pm - 7:30pm

Fee:                    $80.00 (includes textbook with CD's)

Class Limit:         16

Location:             CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Classroom 112

Instructor:            Kathy Bierbaum-Cota

This program is designed for non-Spanish speaking paramedics and EMTs to use Spanish language phrases that will enable them to assist Spanish-speaking persons in emergency situations. Emphasis is placed on concise Spanish to determine the patient's chief complaint, extent of injury or nature of illness, as well as preocedures and treatment. This is a beginner's level Spanish class. (Not a certificate based class).



Italian for Cultural Enrichment

Please watch for Italian offered in the Spring!

A beginning course that presents the fundamentals of Italian and provides the tools for students to acquire elementary linguistic proficiency. The course emphasizes the communicative use of all language skills: speaking, reading, and writing. Special emphasis is placed on providing insights into Italian-speaking regions. Note: This course is not appropriate for students who have taken and passed two or more years of Italian within the past three years.

Required textbooks: ITALIAN The Easy Way, Second Edition, Marcel Danesi, Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.
Italian-English Dictionary



Basic Computer Skills (038885)

Dates:                 November 17th & 18th, 2016

Days:                  Thursday & Friday

Time:                  6:00pm - 9:00pm

Fee:                    $150

Class Limit:         16

Location:            CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Computer Lab 105

In this class students will discover, in a hands-on computer lab, all the basic components to using a computer in a home user environment (it works for business too!). We will go from the elementary steps of turning on a computer, into the distinctions between things like the operating system, network, and software. Explore the devices of technology that connect to the computer, while learning how to save and retrieve information!



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Contact College of the Redwoods

Community & Economic Development
525 D Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: 707.476.4500 Fax: 707.443.3417


Website: www.redwoods.edu