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  • Cartoons, Clay and Crafts (ages 5-11)

    Sculpt a pink piggy and a tiny turtle, learn to draw cartoons, create a comic strip, make cute cacti in painted clay pots, construct a paper-mâché bowl and have tons of fun!
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    Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Then find out what you need to know about cash. Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence. Register now! Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and a very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. After you register, you will be given a web address with easy-to-follow instructions to go to get into your virtual classroom. You may participate any time of day or evening with online reading, listen and see presentations, and complete self-quizzes. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun. Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/International Learning Units (ILUs) 4.8 Length 48 Hours Price $495.00 Register now!
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    Certificate in Data Analysis

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. Discover the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally, find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home-based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned. Register now! Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and a very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. After you register, you will be given a web address with easy-to-follow instructions to go to get into your virtual classroom. You may participate any time of day or evening with online reading, listen and see presentations, and complete self-quizzes. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun. Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/International Learning Units (ILUs) 4.8 Length 48 Hours Price $495.00 Register now!
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    Certificate in Leadership Development

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do. At the end of completing the three course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear. Register now! Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and a very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. After you register, you will be given a web address with easy-to-follow instructions to go to get into your virtual classroom. You may participate any time of day or evening with online reading, listen and see presentations, and complete self-quizzes. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun. Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/International Learning Units (ILUs) 4.8 Length 48 Hours Price $395.00 Register now!
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    Certificate in Learning Styles

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - and you - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same. But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently. In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with your participants: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum. Your instructors are some of the foremost authorities in the world on these subjects. They write, and speak around North America, on learning styles. Register now! Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and a very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. After you register, you will be given a web address with easy-to-follow instructions to go to get into your virtual classroom. You may participate any time of day or evening with online reading, listen and see presentations, and complete self-quizzes. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun. Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/International Learning Units (ILUs) 4.8 Length 48 Hours Price $395.00 Register now!
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    Certificate in Mastering Excel

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks. Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Identify different types of data and how data can be best visually represented or formatted, by using different data tool techniques. Finally, you’ll learn a variety of Excel’s most powerful features to analyze data quickly and easily. This Certificate will help you discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence. Register now! Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and a very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. After you register, you will be given a web address with easy-to-follow instructions to go to get into your virtual classroom. You may participate any time of day or evening with online reading, listen and see presentations, and complete self-quizzes. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun. Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/International Learning Units (ILUs) 4.8 Length 48 Hours Price $495.00 Register now!
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    Chess Club (grades 1-8)

    Are you eager to elevate your chess game and compete at local, regional, and national USCF (United States Chess Federation) tournaments? If so, our Chess Club is your gateway to success! Under the expert guidance of National Master Craig Heirigs and some of Minnesota's finest coaches, you'll receive advanced lessons tailored to help you reach your full potential. Join a community of passionate players, immerse yourself in high-level strategies, and push your skills to new heights. Whether you're aiming for the top of the leaderboards or just looking to refine your game, our Chess Club is the perfect arena for your chess ambitions. Let's make your next move together!
  • Chickens in Space (adult and child grades K-5)

    Put energy to good use and construct super launchers to fly mini-chicks into the sky. Create several types of catapults to fling pompom and marshmallow chickens in space! Learn mechanical engineering concepts and then put those skills to work building clothespin spoon flingers, craft stick catapults, swim noodle balloon launchers, yardstick stompers and mouse trap catapults. *** Pollos en el espacio Haz un buen uso de la energía y construye superlanzadores para hacer volar minipollitos hacia el cielo. ¡Crea varios tipos de catapultas para lanzar pollos de malvaviscos al espacio! Aprende conceptos de ingeniería mecánica y después pon esas habilidades en práctica construyendo lanzadores de cuchara con pinzas para la ropa, catapultas de palo artesanales, lanzadores de globos de agua, prensadores de varas de medir y catapultas de trampa para ratones.
  • Clayful Creations Clay Camp (ages 5-11)

    Learn all about sculpting, color-mixing and decorative design. Make 3-D clay cupcakes, cool coil pots, air-dry clay owls with a bright oil pastel finish, a gentle giraffe, clay faces and more! Use air-dry and Model Magic® clay, unique materials and clay tools to create amazing sculptures.
  • Code with Swift Playgrounds™ (ages 12+)

    Code is the language of electronics. Learn the fundamentals of coding and dive deeper by creating games, augmented reality experiences or learn the basics of making an app. Swift Playgrounds™ os a free app for iPad and Mac that teaches code through fun tutorials and puzzles.
  • Coding My First Game: Minecraft Adventures (grades 1-4)

    Create amazing Minecraft creatures to then code and create a personalized Minecraft adventure game to share with friends. With friends, design a treasure map where your character needs to find a diamond trove, survive lava, get away from dangerous creatures and more!
  • Coding: Hacking Java Games (grades 3-7)

    Hack into the code of classic games! Learn Java coding skills while modifying games such as Asteroids, Tetris, Snake and more! Coding beginners and more experienced students will love this class.
  • Coffee & Chat

    Get together with friends over coffee and catch up on summer happenings and plans. We'll meet at McDonald's in Apple Valley to start off the day! Remember to bring money for coffee!
  • Community Education Gift Certificate

    Give the gift of learning! Purchase a gift certificate for a friend or family member and share the love for learning! Gift certificates can be purchased in a variety of denominations and can be used for any aquatics, adult, youth or Early Childhood Family Services class. Call the Community Education office (651-423-7920) for more information. To purchase a gift card: 1. Select an amount from the drop down list. 2. Select YOUR NAME from the list when asked "Choose who is going to attend". 3. Enter the name of the recipient of the gift certification on the following screen. 4. Select your delivery method (email, U.S. mail or pick up)
  • Connections Preschool

    2024-2025 School Year (September 2024 to June 2025) View our online brochure with preschool options for the 2024-2025 school year: English / Spanish Directions on how to create an Eleyo account if you do not currently have one: English / Spanish / Somali
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  • Conquer Ninja Fall Rec Team (ages 6-10)

    Did you know that Ninja is one of the the fastest growing sports and cross-training sport? Be inspired by the tv show through warped walls, salmon ladders, tilting ladders and so much more. Develop confidence, strength, endurance, balance, and friendships and gain skills in agility, power, perseverance, and resilience; attributes that athlete strive to improve. Learn the styles and techniques to develop your ninja skills with over 40 different obstacles! Rec Team members will participate in 6 practices and 2 competitions (week 4 and week 8).
  • Conquer Ninja Fall Rec Team (ages 8-13)

    Did you know that Ninja is one of the the fastest growing sports and cross-training sport? Be inspired by the tv show through warped walls, salmon ladders, tilting ladders and so much more. Develop confidence, strength, endurance, balance, and friendships and gain skills in agility, power, perseverance, and resilience; attributes that athlete strive to improve. Learn the styles and techniques to develop your ninja skills with over 40 different obstacles! Rec Team members will participate in 6 practices and 2 competitions (week 4 and week 8).
  • Conquer Ninja Spring Break (ages 6-13)

    Participate in the American Ninja Warrior Experience! Young Ninjas develop strength and agility by learning different styles and techniques to master all obstacles! Experience warped walls, angled steps, salmon ladders, cliff hangers, tilted ladders; everything you need to put your ninja skills to work! Skills learned transfer well into ninja levels testing or enhances other athletic performances. All camps are coached by an experienced Ninja Trainer.