District 128
Community Education Program

Winter Spring 2023 Catalog Cover



Program Contact Info:

diane.phillips@d128.org or teresa.palaggi@d128.org

or call 847-247-4575

Winter Spring 2023 

Community Education Program Update

  • Registration for Com Ed 128 Winter Spring 2023 is currently taking place.
  • Catalogs were mailed starting on Monday, January 9, 2023.
  • During the Winter Spring Community Education term there will be a reduced number of classes to choose from.The program will continue to offer in-person classes at either Libertyville High School or Vernon Hills High School and at off-site at businesses and ed “Live Online” classes will be offered. 
  • Plus we have over 1,300 online courses and certificate programs in varied content areas for career and personal, professional development and advanced career development through our partnerships with Education to Go and UGOTClass.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the D128 Community Education Program is following Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidance and is "recommending" anyone participating in a program that takes place in a District 128 building to wear a face mask at all times and practice 3-foot social distancing from each other whenever possible.  Click here to view the most up to date District 128 Culture of Care Comprehensive Plan.
  • Our classes primarily provide educational and personal growth opportunities for learners age 16 and above, but we also offer youth and family classes. 

District 128 Community Education Program
upcoming classes through mid March 2023

Class Start Date

Class Title


2/09/2023 new start date Crash Course - Swing into Hustle - Singles or Couples (VHHS)
2/07/2023 Orb Glass Paperweights (Peter Patterson Glass Works)
2/08/2023 Sewing Introduction (VHHS)
2/10/2023 Make Your Own Glass Art Piece - Heart (Peter Patterson Glass Works)
2/28/2023 Crochet Intermediate (VHHS)
3/02/2023 Crash Course - Cha Cha into Salsa - Singles and Couples (VHHS)
3/03/2023 Hot Glass - Flower or Shamrock (Peter Patterson Glass Works)
3/05/2023 North Suburban Wind Ensemble Concert - LHS Auditorium - 4:00 pm start


2/07/2023 Basic Cookie Decorating (VHHS)
2/09/2023 Chocolate Dessert Class for Valentine's Day Demo (VHHS)
2/10/2023 Fresh Made Cannoli (tony cannoli Specialty Pastries)
2/11/2023 Make the Perfect Homebrew (Perfect Brewing Supply)
2/16/2023 Introduction to White Wine (Wine & Spirit Warehouse)
2/23/2023 Garlic Parmesan Pull-Apart Rolls Live Online
3/02/2023 Interesting Spring/Summer Wines (Wine & Spirit Warehouse)
3/09/2023 Corned Beef and Cabbage with Tony Rodkey (VHHS)
3/11/2023 Intro to Bread Making: Using Malted Brewing Grains Hands On (VHHS)

Finance, Real Estate & Law

2/07/2023 Wills and Trusts Live Online
2/15/2023 Blueprint to Position Your Retirement in the 0% Tax Bracket Live Online
2/21/2023 All About Your Property Taxes. Are You Paying Too Much? (LHS)
3/07/2023 Down-Sizing? Tired of High Taxes and Shoveling? (LHS)
3/07/2023 Elder Law: Navigating Legal and Financial Needs for Seniors and their Families Live Online
3/11/2023 Rejuvenate Your Retirement (VHHS)

Health, Wellness & Fitness

2/08/2023 Curative Properties of Herbal Tea (VHHS)

Special Interest

1/10/2023  Meets weekly on Tuesdays; New members welcome anytime Civil Air Patrol Lake County Composite Squadron (13 years and over) (LHS)
2/08/2023 National Weather Service Severe Weather Spotter Training (VHHS)
2/15/2023 Heartsaver - CPR/AED (LHS)
2/25/2023 Greenland Kayaking Paddle Carving (LHS)
3/04/2023 Wilderness First Aid NOLS and REI (VHHS)
3/06/2023 Boat Handling (LHS)

Favorite Chicago Blackhawk Stories and History (VHHS)


Landscaping with Native Plants (VHHS)

3/11/2023 Canoe Paddle Carving (LHS)
3/11/2023 Wood Carving and Painting Workshop (LHS)


2/05/2023 Let’s Learn All About Emailing Live Online
2/12/2023 All About Pictures: Finding Organizing and Editing Live Online
2/15/2023 iPhone and iPad - Introduction (VHHS)
2/19/2023 Working With And Organizing Your Documents On A Windows 10 Computer For PC Users Live Online
3/6/2023 Save Time And Money With An Easy DIY Computer Tune-Up for PC Users Live Online


Online Partnerships

Over 390 classes

Advanced Career Development

Instructor-led sessions begin 1/18 and 2/15/2023; Self-paced classes start anytime.

Here is a sample of a few courses available:

  • Residential Interior Designer

  • Digital Marketing Strategist

  • Corporate Event Planner

  • Information Security


Over 840 classes

Career and Personal Development

Instructor-led sessions begin 1/18 and 2/15/2023; Self-paced classes start anytime.

Here is a sample of a few courses available:

  • Achieving Top Search Engine Positions

  • 12 Steps to a Successful Job Search 

  • Discover Sign Language

  • Adobe Illustrator CC


Over 120 classes

Professional Development

Sessions begin 2/6/2023.

Here is a sample of a few of the courses available: 

  • Writing News and Press Releases

  • Introduction to Data Analysis

  • Podcasting

  • Google Analytics