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Community Education

COMMUNITY EDUCATION Phone: (989) 275-5000, ext. 279 | Fax: (989) 275-8745 | Email:

Our Staff

Clay Horton
Director of Continuing Education
(989) 275-5000, ext. 396
Karen Sessions
Faculty Support Specialist
(989) 275-5000, ext. 279

Would you like to learn something new — without the cost of a college course and the pressure of being a student?  Kirtland’s Community Education program is perfect for you. Classes and workshops are designed to be affordable, valuable and enhance your quality of life. Call (989) 275-5000, ext. 279 to register for any of our Community Education classes.

Attn: Kirtland Community College retirees.  Recently the Kirtland Board of Trustees passed an amendment to the policy regarding scholarships and other benefits for past employees. If you were granted emeritus or honoree status, once a semester you are entitled to one free noncredit class. Either you or an immediate family member can claim this free class. There are no fees of any sort if you claim the class as a retiree.

Current Community Education Offerings

Spring time offerings forming at Kirtland

Be on the lookout for new course offerings at Kirtland Community College Community Education. A 6 week course in Windows 8.1, a six-week course in Office 2013, a one-day course in Winemaking, a seminar on video streaming and how to reduce your cable bills, a seminar on organic food production, a one-day class in cold connection jewelry, a one-day class in PMC bronze, along with courses on salesmanship, appraisal, and recordkeeping and taxes–specifically tailored for the art community.  As the information is available it will be posted here.

Desktop Publishing offered at RCCOA by Kirtland Community Education

KCC Community Education is proud to start spring 2015 with a new class in desktop publishing. CEC 12302  Microsoft Publisher 2013® offers a large selection of “building blocks” that can be dragged into your documents, helping you to create page elements such as calendars, newsletter sidebars, and borders. The class is designed for working people who want to build publications as well as experienced computer users would like to have a greater understanding of desktop publishing. The class meets from 1:30  PM to 4:30 PM on March 2nd and 4th at the RCCOA center in Houghton Lake.  Cost is $50 and includes an illustrated workbook. Call Betty at 989-366-0205 or stop by the Center on 2625 S Townline Rd., Houghton Lake to register.

Basic computing skills series returns to Houghton Lake

KCC Community Education is offering a series of four introductory computer classes at the Roscommon County Commission on Aging in Houghton Lake. Each class will feature hands-on instruction with Windows 8.1 computers. The class limit is 10 people and the classes are intended for beginners. Each session meets from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM at the RCCOA center in Houghton Lake. Each class is just $10 and includes everything you will need. Call Betty at 989-366-0205 or stop by the Center on 2625 S Townline Rd., Houghton Lake to register.

Monday, March 16  — Computer Basics

Monday March 23 — Windows 8.1

Monday March 30 — Copy, Cut & Paste

Monday, April 6 — Digital Photography