Yoga and career coaching among free workshops at Community Education Center

01.05.2017 | By

It’s a new year, and the Community Education Center at San Jacinto College wants to help fulfill those resolutions by offering career coaching, job training, and health and wellness workshops to community members free of charge.

The Center, located at the College’s Central Campus in room C-1.108, will host its first event on Jan. 11 with Career Pathways Coaching and Testing in partnership with Accelerate Texas from 1 to 5 p.m. This event will be followed by an information session on how to apply for free job training on Jan. 12 at 2 p.m.

Below is a full schedule of January 2017 Community Education Center events.

·      Career Pathways Coaching and Training with Accelerate Texas

Jan. 11, 1 - 5 p.m.

·      Information session on how to apply for free job training

Jan. 12, 2 p.m.

·      Career Pathways Coaching and Training with Accelerate Texas

Jan. 18, 1 - 5 p.m.

·      Introduction to therapeutic yoga

Jan. 23, 12 - 1 p.m.

·      Career Pathways Coaching and Training with Accelerate Texas

Jan. 25, 1 - 5 p.m.

·      Conversation Spanish

Jan. 26, 12 - 1 p.m.

·      Computer workshop for seniors

Jan. 27, 9 -11 a.m.

·      Information session on how to apply for free job training

Jan. 31, 2 p.m.

Below are special events sponsored by the Community Education Center that will take place at the Central Campus’ Slocomb Auditorium and Ballroom.

·      Pasadena Independent School District Family Engagement Academy

Location at the Central Campus Slocomb Auditorium, Building 12

Jan. 10, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

·      GED Completion Ceremony

Location at the Central Campus Ballroom, C-14.264

Jan. 21, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

The Community Education Center is operated through the Continuing and Professional Development division at San Jacinto College. It is open Monday through Thursday from 12 to 6 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All events are free; however, pre-registration is required. To register, call 281-478-2786. The San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena, Texas. 

About the Continuing and Professional Development division

This division at San Jacinto College provides continuing education and training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides the public with noncredit open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment, and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838 or visit the Continuing and Professional Development division website

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Top 10 finalist and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 30,000 students each semester benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers seven areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to a four-year college or university or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

For more information about San Jacinto College, call 281-998-6150 or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.