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Continuing Education in Lincoln


Your path to lifelong learning 

At Heartland, there's many ways to continue your education beyond the classroom. Whether it's crafting, cooking or you're looking for ways to improve professionally, chances are there's something for you. 

Fall 2021 Courses

  • Just like snowflakes, no two quilts are alike. Tap into the theme of uniqueness and learn how to design, create, and execute a snowflake quilt in this course for beginners! Bring your own sewing machine, supplies, and fabric and receive guidance in class on how to construct your one-of-a-kind quilt. Fabric details will be shared after registering.

    Please choose either the in-person or Zoom option at registration.

    Patterns can be purchased at Indigo Quilt Studio in Lincoln, IL (129 S Kickapoo).

    Course Fee: $85 (plus supplies)
    Instructor: Anna Catterson
    Dates: Wednesdays, 11/3/2021 - 12/1/2021 (4 sessions, does not meet 11/24)
    Times: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
    Location: HCC Lincoln, Room 209 or Zoom 


  • Your ever-present cellphone makes your daily selfies a snap(shot)! Discover the pitfalls and advantages of your smartphone’s camera and learn photography basics and how they apply to your device. Delve into your handy camera’s focus, exposure, and depth of field features. Walk away with tips on how to make the most of your cellphone camera as you capture your daily life.

    Course Fee: $45
    Instructor: Audrey Stickrod
    Dates: 11/6/2021
    Times: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location: HCC Lincoln, Room 209


  • Become "da bomb" in the kitchen with recipes collected in this course all about cocoa! Learn how to make delicious and decadent Hot Cocoa Bombs in this hands-on cooking adventure. Receive a well-rounded choco-tutorial, from creating chocolate spheres to concocting the perfect hot cocoa mix with amazing add-ins. Leave class ready to whip up delectable explosions of flavor for your favorite winter drink!

    Course Fee: $39
    Instructor: Michelle Schneider
    Dates: 11/10/2021
    Times: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
    Location: HCC Lincoln, Room 401


Browse the full booklet for other courses.


Monday through Thursday:
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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