Classes & Events

Classes & Events-Schedule

A Community Outreach Schedule is created each month and includes an up to date listing of community classes for Canton, Havana, Macomb, Rushville and Online! It includes information on special events, community education, professional development, technology, youth and retiree programs, workforce training, economic and community development, institutional advancement, news and more. Courses, programs and projects are ongoing; therefore a new version of our Schedule is created each month. If you are looking for our "schedule", including more detailed information on courses along with descriptions, this is what you need!

April 2015 Newsletter Schedule

Flyers & Brochures

Are you interested in a specific course topic? Below you will find brochures and flyers for some of our upcoming classes and events. A full listing of currently scheduled classes and events is located in the above schedule.


 Programs by Location


 Career Exploration & Training


FREE Job Skills Workshops (Canton/Macomb/Havana) Spring 2015
FREE Veterans' Services - "Helping Veterans Find Jobs" (Canton/Macomb)


 Computer Skills


Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, & OneNote​ (Canton/Macomb/Havana/Rushville/Farmington) Spring 2015
Microsoft Excel & Access (Canton/Macomb/Havana/Rushville/Farmington) Spring 2015
Plus 50 Computer Classes (Canton/Macomb/Havana/Farmington) Spring 2015
Desktop Publishing (Canton & Online) Spring 2015
QuickBooks 2014 (Canton & Online) Spring 2015
iPad & Social Media (Canton/Macomb/Online) Spring 2015


 Professional Development & Licensure


Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (Canton/Macomb) 2015​
CNA Instructor Course No dates available at this time.  If interested in this program email your interest to
Real Estate CE (Home Study)

Illinois Real Estate Broker Prelicensing course is available online through REcampus.  Mention Spoon River College as your referral when registering!  


 Personal Development


Indoor A.D. 100: When the Havana-Way-of-Life Dominated the Midwest (NEW in Havana) March 2015
SRC Astronomy Series ​(Rushville) April 2015
Baseball & Black History (Canton/Macomb) March 2015
Photography Classes (Canton/Macomb/Havana/Rushville/Farmington) Spring 2015
Gardening Mini-Series (Havana) April 2015
IL Concealed Carry: Elam Private Detective (Canton)
IL Concealed Carry: Western Illinois Tactical (Macomb)


 Programs for age 50 and over


Plus 50 Computer Classes (Canton/Macomb/Havana/Rushville/Farmington) Feb-May 2015

Plus 50 Computer Classes (Farmington Series) Feb-March 2015

Retirees Learning Institutes 2015
Save the Dates
Canton:  April 10, 2015 (Brochure available)

Rushville:  April 24, 2015 (Brochure available)

Canton:  October 16, 2015

Macomb: November 6, 2015


 Workforce Training


NEW Customer Service (Canton) Feb 2015
NEW Customer Service (Havana) Feb 2015
NEW Customer Service (Macomb) Feb 2015
NEW Customer Service (Rushville) Feb 2015

Need training at your business. We can help...Contact us to give you a quote.

Andrea Barbknecht (Canton), 309-647-5886,
Stephanie Howerter (Havana), 309-543-4413,
Erin Orwig (Macomb/Rushville), 309-833-6032,
Rob Kirkham (Rushville), 217-322-6060,


 Online Education

Visit our Online Education page to learn about these offerings.

 Summer Youth


Summer Youth 2015
Save the Dates

Canton: Mon-Thurs, June 8-11, 9am-Noon
Havana: Friday, June 19, 9am-Noon
Macomb: Mon-Thurs, July 13-16, 9am-Noon
Rushville: Friday, July 24, 9am-Noon

Join our Summer Youth Email list


 Certificate Programs

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 Other Services


 Teach For Us


The Office of Community Outreach is always seeking ideas for new classes and workshops. If you have an idea for a class that you think would be of interest to the community, please print and complete our Course Proposal Form, and submit it to:

Spoon River College
Office of Community Outreach
Attn: Velvet Powell
PO Box 348, 2500 E Jackson St
Macomb, IL 61455
Fax: 309.836.2035


 Archive Schedules