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Continuing & Community Education

Improving people's lives through lifelong learning

The Continuing & Community Education department encompasses many different educational opportunities for students. We offer non-credit Community Education classes that include fitness, dance, drawing and painting, small business, stained glass, jewelry, digital photography, healing arts, and music.

Many of our Continuing Education classes provide professional certifications, such as flagger, forklift, first aid and CPR, Nursing Assistant Certified, Nurse Delegation, Mental Health, and Dementia certification.

We also partner with Business and Industries in Lewis County to perform Customized Job Skills Training for their employees.

Centralia College is committed to adults who want to continue learning in their retirement years. We have many classes that qualify for reduced tuition rates. These are noted in the schedule by Lifelong Learners 50+.

Please click on the schedule below to view classes available for fall quarter.

Registration for fall quarter classes opens Aug. 30.

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Interested in teaching a class? We are always looking for new ideas & courses!

We are looking for qualified continuing education instructors in a wide variety of classes.

If you are interested in proposing a class please complete a course proposal and submit it as indicated on the form.

If your course is approved, you will be contacted by the Continuing Education program manager. Proposals for fall quarter need to be received prior to May 30.

Current instructors