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Virtual Community Education Classes

Live via Zoom. Your living room, our expertise!

Ten Dollar Talks

Our goal is to equip you with tools and resources to help you be effective, and give you the opportunity to grow and thrive in this ever-changing world. Each expert speaker will present helpful tools and strategies specific to their topic.

$10 per class. Registration required.

Virtual Personal Development

varies per class. Registration required.

  • One-on-One Introduction to Voiceovers

    One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Day and time to be determined.
    Fee: $49
    Call (815) 455-8588 and reference Course Code #NBR S06 002 to register

    Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later.

  • 6/1-6/22/2020 iPad Art: Creating Digital Art

    Mondays, from 6-7:50 p.m.
    Fee: $45
    Call (815) 455-8588 and reference Course Code #NBR S34 002 to register

    Learn to sketch and paint on your iPad using the Apple Pencil, a drawing stylus with incredible sensitivity. The iPad is a powerful, convenient, and versatile tool for creating digital art, sketching, painting, creating compositional studies, and much more. Using the features of the Procreate app, which flawlessly replicates the look of traditional art materials, you’ll explore features such as selecting different brushes and creating palettes to add color. By following a painting process that uses a separate layer for each step, you’ll gain an understanding of the flexibility and freedom to make color or drawing changes at any stage. Requirements: Apple Pencil and compatible iPad; Procreate app. Instructor: Anna Wakitsch

  • Resume Writing Workshop

    Self-paced online class - 6 weeks, 24 hours course work
    Fee: $115
    Call (815) 455-8588 and reference Course Code # NON C21 001 to register

    Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Make the most of your work experience and discover how to use references to your advantage. This course includes the use of online resumes and is invaluable for anyone who wants to create their own resume, or learn how to write resumes and cover letters for profit.