Special Interest Courses

Country and Western Dance

Dancing is great exercise and a great way to have fun while meeting new people.  If you want to learn the latest in Country and Western dance, take advantage of this three week session.  After learning a few steps, put your own spin on things by adding twirls and more.  Come join the fun.  No partner required.  Two Step, Waltz, and Line Dance will be taught.

Location: BC Central
Instructor: Sherry Shelton
2674 CDAN9030 (01191T)      6 hrs.
10/9-10/23                  W         6:30-8:30pm

NEW! On-Site Sewage Septic System Homeowner Education Course

Learn about the different types of on-site sewage systems, get information on system maintenance, and details on available resources to maintain, repair, or replace aging systems.  Learn how this will improve overall water quality in our rivers, lakes, bays, and bayous.  This course does not provide for or allow homeowners to inspect their own aerobic system in place of a maintenance contract.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Brian Sims
2672 CSPI1024 (01191T)         2 hrs.
9/26                 R                      6-8pm

2673 CSPI1024 (02191T)         2 hrs.
10/12               S                      9-11am

NEW! Introduction to Nonprofit

Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors! A 15 year veteran in the nonprofit field will show you how to transform your good intentions into a professional plan of action. You'll understand the unique characteristics of nonprofit organizations while mastering the core knowledge necessary to become an effective leader.  Learn skills and develop strategies that will take your organization to a new height of prosperity and productivity.  This course will touch on 3 topics: The Art of Fundraising, Stratic Planning, and Story Telling.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Amber Newman
2675 CSPI1022 (01191T)         18 hrs.
10/1-11/12      T/R                  6-7:30pm
(Class will not meet 10/15)

Texas Stream Team Training

Join a network of over 400 volunteers state-wide! Volunteers will be trained in water quality sampling techniques.  After successful completion of this course you will be assigned one of the water bodies of interest in the Brazoria County area such as Oyster Creek, Bastrop Bayou, Chocolate Bayou, the Brazos River, and more.  Monitors will collect and report water quality data on a monthly basis. (Some time will be spent outdoors please dress appropriately.)

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: TBA 
2676 CSPI1017 (01191T)         6 hrs.
9/14                 S                      9am-3pm

Retirement Planning Today

Today it is more important than ever to prepare for financial security during retirement.  Learn how to determine the amount of money you will need to retire, create goals for a successful retirement, eliminate debt and improve cash flow, properly convert your IRA to a ROTH IRA, protect your standard of living, and more.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Dennis Charleton
2677 CSPI1005 (01191T)         9 hrs.
9/24-10/8        T                      6:30-9:30pm

NEW! Women & Wealth

This intereactive class is designed for women by women.  Four sessions will cover budgeting, eliminating debt, set/achieve goals; save for children's education, caring for elderly parents; retiring with purpose, understanding insurance; and investment basics.  Join us and discover your purpose and the purpose of money in your life.

Location: BC CENTRAL
Instructor: Giovanna Swisher
2678 CSPI1023 (01191T)         12 hrs.
10/3-10/24      R                      6-9pm

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