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Glendale Community College’s summer courses include three classes that are ideally suited for education professionals. Hone your Spanish skills, learn how to use the computer to teach art classes, or study our state’s local geology to add content to your next earth science class.

SPA 119: Spanish for Educational Settings – Basic conversational Spanish for teachers, counselors, administrators and other school personnel. Emphasis on basic sentence structure, pronunciation and vocabulary used in educational settings.
Prerequisites: None.
When: June 3-27, 2013; M-Tu-W-Th
Where: HT2 157
Time: 10:00-12:30 p.m.
Contact Dr. Guiomar Borrás for more info at 623.845.3636 or guiomar.borras@gccaz.edu

ART100: Intro to Computer Art – Conceptualization, visualization, and production of art using the computer. Especially useful for teaching online or developing course materials. Course introduces the Adobe Creative Suite.
Prerequisites: None.
Contact Michelle Granstrom for more info at michelle.granstrom@gccaz.edu  or 623.845.3667

GLG 230AC: Field Geology of the Southwest, Section 20389, 3 Credits (P/F)
This introductory-level field geology survey course is designed to be of most utility to K-12 educators who teach Earth Science.  This year’s installment will be titled “Arizona: Top to Bottom” and will provide students with the opportunity to visit dozens of spectacular geological and ecological locations from the lowest areas around Yuma to the top of Humphreys Peak (optional day hike).  There will be lots of opportunities to collect samples – including fossils – and take pictures of sites throughout our state.  Grand Canyon, Saguaro National Monument, Petrified Forest, Chiricahua Mountains, Sunset Crater are sites that will be visited and explored, among many others.  All transportation, park entry fees and camping fees included with class.
This course has no pre-requisites. Pre-meeting at 7:00 p.m. in PS-173 at GCC Main campus. Field Trip dates 5/11 to 5/16 and 7/27 to 8/2 (two separate weeks).
Contact Steve Kadel for more info at s.kadel@gccaz.edu  or 623.845.3618