The College of Graduate and Continuing Education

The College of Graduate and Continuing Education will be offering a variety of professional development and personal enrichment courses in the Spring 2020 semester.

For more information on our community education offerings, please click the links below or contact Brandon Fredette at (413) 572-8033 or bfredette@westfield.ma.edu.

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Duke Ellington Jazz Workshops

Dates:
January 27 – April 6, 2020

Days/times:
Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Cost:
$250.00

Instructor:
Wayne Roberts

Participants in this series of ten workshops will rehearse and perform the music of Duke Ellington and his Orchestra with lead sheets, solos, and arrangements transcribed by the director, Wayne Roberts.


Self-Defense /
Tai Chi

Dates:
February 26 – April 22, 2020

Days/times:
Wednesdays, 6:00–7:30pm

Cost:
$105.00

Instructor:
Lenny Burlingame

This series of workshops includes four weeks of Self-Defense and four weeks of Tai Chi. Participants can register for one or both series.

SHRM Human Resources Certification Preparation Program

Dates:
February 27 – May 21, 2020

Days/times:
Thursdays, 5:30–8:30pm

Cost:
$1,255.00

Instructor:
Karen Smith Wohlers

This intensive 12-week course will prepare participants working in the HR field to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exams.



Phlebotomy Technician Program

Dates:
March 3 – May 12, 2020

Days/times: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:30pm (also 3 Saturday sessions)

Cost:
$1,799.00

Learn all aspects related to the collection of blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. This program will prepare participants to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician Exam.

Virtual Voiceover

Dates:
April 21 – 30, 2020

Days/times: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:30pm (Live online)

Cost:
$120.00

Instructor:
Mike Jablon

Participants in this live online class will learn the techniques and build self-confidence as a Voice Actor while getting instant feedback from an industry professional.