Summer Classes to Begin
The Western Center is still taking enrollment for summer classes! The summer session will begin on June 1, 2015. Courses available include: College Biology, Human Anatomy, Microcomputer Applications - Spreadsheet, Conversational Spanish, American Sign Language I, College Algebra, General Psychology, Human Growth and Development, and Public Speaking. Contact us today, to get signed up for a summer class.
Fall semester planning is underway . . .
Fall Registration Day - August 12, 2015
Highland Community College Western Center is open in Baileyville, KS to serve students in and around the Nemaha and Marshall County portions of Northeast Kansas. After receiving a Federal Title III grant to expand educational access to the area's rural communities, the HCC Western Center plans to serve traditional and non-traditional students alike. They may choose to live at home while pursuing a college degree. Even high school juniors and seniors can take advantage of our technical programs during the school day. Numerous Allied Health and general education courses leading to certificates and degrees are being offered. Opportunities in Precision Ag, Engineering Graphics, and Manufacturing Technology will follow.
We are accepting enrollment for the Fall 2015 semester in our four technical programs - Diesel Technology, Industrial Welding Technology, Medical Office Assistant, and Building Trades. Also, for Fall 2015, we will be offering a Health Care Pathway which will include CNA, Medical Terminology; and courses in Manufacturing Technology to include OSHA 10 training, Precision Measurement, Blueprint Reading and Technical Math. Also, available is course work in the Human Services field and Early Childhood Education. Times for technical programs are: morning session - 8:00 a.m. to 11:07 a.m. and afternoon session - 12:00 p.m. and 3:07 p.m. Additionally, individual technical classes will be listed in the evening.
We have a variety of day time and evening general education classes in the traditional face-to-face format, as "hybrid" classes with a portion of the coursework completed online, and via the Interactive Distance Learning classroom. Access this link to see the courses for Fall 2015.
Important fall dates:
- Registration Day is August 12th
- First day of technical classes is August 17th
- First day for general education (day/evening) classes is August 24th
Adult Education Available at the WC
We have recently added to our facility an Adult Basic Education and GED Test Preparation Instructor. We will be offering GED test prep instruction and the opportunity to combine GED instruction with one of our technical programs. Please contact our office for more details on this.
Current schedule for course work is: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 (noon).
Contact the Western Center office to more information regarding Adult Basic Education and GED Test Preparation!
Allied Health Items
CNA courses available are:
Seneca - June 1st - July 13th, hybrid format, with clinicals at Life Care Center in Seneca from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. on 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/16, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, and 7/13
Marysville - June 1st - July 20th, face-to-face format, class time at Marysville HS and clinicals at Cambridge Place, on Mondays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
CMA course is:
CMA Update is:
CPR, AED, and First Aid training will be offered at the Western Center.
Please contact the Western Center or Lacey Richey, (785) 442-6158 or firstname.lastname@example.org, for any additional information regarding the area Allied Health programs.
Western Center Technical Coursework for Fall 2015:
Technical programs are offered Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:07 a.m. and/or 12:00 p.m. to 3:07 p.m. Technical coursework is tuition free for high school juniors and seniors under SB155 (see explanation below).
Do you have a suggestion or request for a course to be available at the HCC Western Center? Contact Cara Baker, Director of the Western Center at email@example.com or the Western Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senate Bill 155
Kansas' Career and Technical Education Act (SB 155) allows Highland Community College to enroll high school Juniors and Seniors in Technical Education programs and selected courses without charging tuition. That's right HCC is able to provide FREE TUITION for technical programs and some classes. Beyond that, HCC has chosen to waive fees and book rental for high school juniors and seniors enrolled in the technical programs offered at the Technical Center, the Highland campus, or any regional site.
More information regarding HCC coursework options for high school junior and seniors can be found at: https://highlandcc.edu/pages/high-school
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Our Western Center employees
|Cara Baker, Western Center Director||Jolie McDaniel, Student Services||Glenda Schultejans, Office Assistant||Robert Engelken, Custodian|
|Derrik Russell, Diesel Technology Instructor||Jerry Coleman, Medical Office Assistant Instructor||David Schwarz, Industrial Welding Instructor|
313 Nemaha, Baileyville, KS 66404
Phone 785.336.2326 ~ Fax 785.336.0256