Spring 2017 is underway . . .
Enrollment is still available for Spring 2017 classes with March start dates! BUS181 Microcomputer Applications - Word Processing (instruction on Microsoft Word) will run from 3/29/17 to 4/26/17. Contact the Western Center office to get enrolled soon! Many online classes are available beginning in March. Also, contact the HCC Western Center office to make an appointment for academic advising for the Fall semester. A Student Services Open House (visit day) at the center will be on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, we will be open until 6:30 p.m. We can assist with enrollment, placement testing, financial aid questions, and take payment for fall classes.
Highland Community College now has a payment plan option. Visit the Payment Plans page for additional details.
- February 22 - Work Keys Test Date 9:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. - please make an appointment
- February 23 - No Technical Classes - Faculty Inservice
- March 1 - Work Keys Test Date 8:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. - please make an appointment
- March 20-24 - No Classes - Spring Break
- March 23-24 - Offices Closed
- April 14 and 17 - Offices Closed
- April 18 - Student Services Day, Open House - open until 6:30 p.m.
- May 11 - Technical Center Graduation
- May 12 - Main Campus Graduation
Highland Community College Western Center in Baileyville, KS is preparing for its third academic year, ready 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. (More info on the grant is available at: http://highlandcc.edu/pages/title-iii_0.) Students 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 are now available!
We currently offer six technical programs - Construction Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Welding Technology, Medical Office Assistant, Engineering Graphics and Technologies, and Precision Agriculture. We will continue to offer Allied Health courses including CNA, CMA, and EMT; and courses in Manufacturing Technology that 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 currently scheduled for Spring 2017. (Note: schedule is subject to change.)
Western Center Technical Coursework for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017:
- Diesel Technology I
- Industrial Welding Technology
- Medical Office Assistant
- Construction Technology (formerly Building Trades)
- Engineering Graphics and Technologies
- Precision Agriculture
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.
Allied Health Items
Certified Nurse Aide courses available Spring 2017:
CNA course work is Senate Bill 155 eligible. High school juniors and seniors can participate at no cost!
Hybrid (online course work) with clinical location in Seneca - 4/4/17 to 5/16/17, Tues. 4-9 p.m.
Certified Medication Aide course:
Face-to-Face class at the Western Center with clinical location in Seneca - 3/2/17 to 4/17/17, Thurs. and Fri. 4-9 p.m.
Medication Aide Update courses:
Face-to-Face class at the Western Center - 4/1/17 and 4/2/17, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Face-to-Face class at the Western Center - 4/28/17 and 4/29/17, Friday beginnin at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
EMT Training for Spring 2017:
Began in January 2017 - click here to get more information: Spring 2017 Flyer
Tuesday and Fridays from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Westenr Center.
CPR, AED, and First Aid training will be offered at the Western Center.
Basic Life Support CPR Training - date TBD, Inquire by calling 785-336-2326.
Please contact the Western Center or Allied Health Coordinator, (913) 367-6204 or email@example.com for any additional information regarding the area Allied Health programs.
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
Adult Education Available at the WC
We offer Adult Basic Education and GED Test Preparation. 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.
Schedule for course work this fall will be determined soon. Please contact us for specifics on days/times.
Contact the Western Center office to more information regarding Adult Basic Education and GED Test Preparation!
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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||Melanie Dominguez, Medical Office Assistant Instructor||David Schwarz, Industrial Welding Instructor||
Building Trades Instructor
|Ted Hinton, Precision Agriculture Instructor||Jessie Moeller, Medical Office Assistant Instructor||Adult Education - GED and AO-K||Allied Health Coordinator|
313 Nemaha, Baileyville, KS 66404
Phone 785.336.2326 ~ Fax 785.336.0256