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Continuing Education in Lincoln

HCC Lincoln offers a variety of classes for enrichment and professional development. 

Is there a class you want to teach in Lincoln?  

Complete a course concept form and return it to the address provided or any staff member at HCC Lincoln! Check out the list of commonly needed areas where instructors are wanted! 

We also welcome suggestions on CE courses to offer!

Shown below are courses being offered for Fall 2019. 
  • Does hosting evoke feelings of friends and fun or anxiety and annoyance?  Don't waste time worrying; make entertaining enjoyable and stress-free by learning a handful of simple recipes and planning techniques.  Explore suprisingly easy and low cost ways to host an elegant, sophisticated party for your family and friends, then leave class and put your new skills and recipes to the test!  Enjoy wine samples and bottles for purchase from Scout & Cellar while cooking and eating. 

    •Parmesan Crisps
    •Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fennel and Apples
    •Cherry Tomato Gratin OR Spinach with Feta & Pine Nuts
    •Rosemary-Garlic Rolls
    •Simple Dessert(store-bought) - Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels, Party Cookies 


    Meets: Thursday, October 3 

    Time: 6:00 to 9:00PM

    Location: Oasis Senior Center - Lincoln, IL

    Cost: $35

    Instructor: Kathryn Tebrugge


  • Learn the three parts of a will and who needs one.  Discover what "probate" means and can it be avoided?  What is the real power of a trust and are there tax benefits?  Learn the meaning of "tax-free inheritance", "lifetime giving exclusions" and how to incorporate them into your estate plan.  Discuss strategies that will assist you in minimizing your death/estate taxes, while maximizing your assests. 


    Meets: Wednesday, October 23

    Time: 6:00 to 7:00PM

    Location: HCC Lincoln

    Cost: $15

    Instructor: Bernie Wrezinski 

  • Many things cause stress that impact your work - from juggling priorities and handling differences with co-workers, to managing personal challenges.  This course will help you identify your key stressors and ways to properly respond to them.  Through self-assessments, creating schedules and testing time management strategies, you'll develop a personalized action plan to deal with stress. 

    Registration will be available when the late-fall booklet is distributed. 

    Meets: Thursday, October 24

    Time: 8:00AM to Noon

    Location: HCC Lincoln

    Cost: $50

    Instructor: Jennifer Keith 

  • This hands-on workshop will teach you how to make flaky pie crust and tasty fruit pie filling.  Bill will share recipes for his pies that have won the "Grand Champion Pastry" award at the Illinois State Fair. Sample three different pie crusts (shortening, oil and lard-based) and master the crust of your choice.  Each student will work on his/her own pie and take it home for baking. 

    Registration will be available when the late-fall booklet is distributed. 

    Meets: Tuesday, November 5

    Time: 6:00 to 8:00PM

    Location: The Palms Grill Cafe - Atlanta, IL

    Cost: $39

    Instructor: Bill Thomas 

Registration can be completed online or by visiting us at our new campus at 2201 Woodlawn Road!

Contact Us

HCC Lincoln
2201 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Fax: 217-735-1352

Kristi Powell

Director, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8973

Jennifer Kirby

Associate Director, HCC Lincoln
Advisor, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8971

Val Conrady

Coordinator of Adult Education,
HCC Lincoln
Phone: 309-268-8975

Kelsi Edwards

Program Assistant, HCC Lincoln 
Phone: 309-268-8974