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Continuing Education

Continuing Education at Edmonds College inspires you to pursue a personal passion, learn a skill, or even train for a new job. We take pride in promoting lifelong learning and creating paths where all are welcome to go after their educational and career goals.

 

 




Programs



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CREATIVE RETIREMENT INSTITUTE (CRI)

Join our lifelong learning adventure!

The Creative Retirement Institute is a member-driven, self-supporting organization whose mission is to provide affordable, quality lifelong learning opportunities to adults in a supportive environment.

Gain a better understanding of yourself and our changing world while making new friends. CRI offers non-credit, college-level courses.

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COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Where life and learning meet!

Small, inviting non-credit classes offer you the opportunity to challenge yourself in a supportive and fun environment.

Looking to learn a new language, experience art, or improve your creative writing? Community Education offers a variety of personal enrichment and business classes taught by master artists and local business experts.

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YOUTH CAMPS

Excite the imagination! Engage the Mind! Create entire worlds!

Youth Camps provide a fun and enriching experience for kids ages 8-14. In-person classes include visual art, photography, coding, and more! Community Education also offers a number of online STEAM camps in partnership with Black Rocket, a leader in national tech-education.

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INVENTORS: THE FACILITY MAKERSPACE

Dive into a new skill, and we’ll have you up and running in 2 hours.

The Facility Makerspace opens our Engineering Technology Department (an 11,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art equipment) to the local community and provides a collaborative space where ordinary people with extraordinary ideas can come together and gain access to the tools, training, and community you need to turn your thoughts into things.

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WASHINGTON AEROSPACE TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTER

More than 1,950 graduates of the WATR Center are now working in aerospace and manufacturing.

Individuals seeking careers in manufacturing and aerospace find success at the WATR Center. Graduates leave the program with the training – Core Certificate and Specialty Certificate credentials – to be competitive job candidates in the fast-growing aerospace manufacturing industry. Students will complete seven to eight weeks online and three to four weeks in the classroom.

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ADVANCED MANUFACTURING SKILLS CENTER

Training the next generation of manufacturers

The Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center (AMSC) of Edmonds College is dedicated to offering short term, high-impact manufacturing to the community. We are building the necessary workforce to help local companies thrive, while offering students the chance to earn satisfying, family-wage jobs in a growing and exciting industry.

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