District 128
Community Education Program

Winter Spring Summer 2022 Catalog Cover



Program Contact Info:

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

or call 847-247-4575.

Winter Spring Summer 2022 Community Education Program Update

  • Registration for Com Ed 128 Winter Spring Summer 2022 classes is currently taking place.
  • Catalogs were mailed on Friday, January 7, 2022.
  • During the Winter Spring Summer Community Education term there are 217 classes to choose from - 137 classes will be offered in-person at either Libertyville High School or Vernon Hills High School, 16 classes will be offered off-site at businesses that will also follow social distancing guidelines and 64 classes will be offered “Live Online”. 
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the D128 Community Education Program is following Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidance and is requiring anyone participating in a program that takes place in a District 128 building to wear a face mask at all times  and practice social distancing until further notice.
  • Plus we have over 1,300 online courses and certificate programs in varied content areas for career and personal, professional and advanced career development through our partnerships with Education to Go and UGOTClass
  • Our classes primarily provide educational and personal growth opportunities for learners age 16 and above, but we also offer youth and family classes and youth summer camps. 

District 128 Community Education Program
upcoming classes now through mid February 2022. 

Date Class title  


1/18/2022 North Suburban Wind Ensemble Rehearsals (LHS)  
1/31/2022 Calligraphy 101 (VHHS)  
2/2/2022 East Coast Swing Adults & Teens (LHS)  
2/4/2022 Knitting Beginning: Cowl Scarf (VHHS)  
2/4/2022 Knitting Club (VHHS)  
2/4/2022 Make Your Own Glass Art Piece - Heart (Peter Patterson Glass Works)  

Hearts in Mixed Media (LHS)



2/1/2022 Fresh Made Cannoli (tony cannoli specialty pastries)  
2/3/2022 Meal Planning Made Easy Live Online  
2/5/2022 Cheese Making Introduction Hands On (Perfect Brewing Supply)  

Basic Cookie Decorating (VHHS)


Introduction to Wine (Wine and Spirit Warehouse)

2/12/2022 Beer Brewing Introduction Hands On (Perfect Brewing Supply)  

Finance, Real Estate & Law

2/1/2022 Wills and Trusts Live Online  

Is it Still a Good Time to Buy a Rental Property? Live Online


Elder Law Primer Live Online


Create a Spending Plan and Manage Debt (VHHS)


Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement (LHS)


Savvy Social Security and Medicare for Boomers (VHHS)


Rejuvenate Your Retirement (VHHS)


Health, Wellness and Fitness

1/31/2022 The Brave Way: Self Defense Training for Women and Girls (LHS)  
1/31/2022 Shaolin Kung Fu (LHS)  
1/31/2022 Tai Chi and QiGong (LHS)  
1/31/2022 Yoga Stress Release (VHHS)  
2/1/2022 Zumba Gold (VHHS)  
2/2/2022 Zumba (VHHS)  
2/2/2022 Self-Care with Integrative Sound Healing (LHS)  
2/2/2022 Strength and Conditioning (VHHS)  
2/3/2022 Aikido Introduction (Great Lake Aikido)  
2/3/2022 Mat Pilates Live Online or In-Person (VHHS)  
2/3/2022 Deep Stretching Live Online or In-Person (VHHS)  

Hypnosis for Anxiety Release (VHHS)


Heartsaver - CPR/AED (LHS)



1/31/2022 Italian Intermediate Il Live Online  
2/1/2022 French Beginning l (VHHS)  
2/2/2022 Italian Beginning I Live Online  

Special Interest


1/11/2022 - Meets weekly

New Members Welcome anytime

Civil Air Patrol Lake County Composite Squadron (LHS)  
2/1/2022 Emotional Intelligence: A Journey To Self Understanding Live Online  
2/1/2022 Dr. Martin Luther King: A Struggle for a Dream (VHHS)  
2/2/2022 Wood Carving for All (LHS)  
2/3/2022 America's Boating Course (6 Sessions) (LHS)  
2/3/2022 Develop Confidence In Public Speaking Live Online  
2/5/2022 Shorthand Beginning (VHHS)  
2/5/2022 Kayaking Introduction to Traditional and Greenland Kayaking (VHHS Pool)  
2/5 - 2/6/2022 Wilderness First Aid NOLS and REI (VHHS)  
2/7/2022 How to Use Job Boards to Get Hired Live Online  

Ornamental Grasses: What Is Right For Your Site Live Online


Bees and Beekeeping Introduction Live Online



1/31/2022 Animation and Interactive Games with Scratch Grades 3-5 Live Online  
1/31/2022 Introduction to Programming with Python Grades 6-8 Live Online  
1/31/2022 Python Programming Grades 9-12 Live Online  
2/2/2022 Your Smart Home (LHS)  

I Need To Host My Own Zoom Meeting? Live Online



Online Partnerships

Over 390 classes

Advanced Career Development

Instructor-led sessions begin 2/9 and 3/16/2022; Self-paced classes start anytime.

Here is a sample of a few courses available:

  • Graphic Design with Photoshop

  • Digital Marketing Strategist

  • Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks

  • Professional Interpreter



Over 840 classes

Career and Personal Development

Instructor-led sessions be 2/9 and 3/16/2022; Self-paced classes start anytime.

Here is a sample of a few courses available:

  • Speed Spanish

  • Discover Sign Language

  • Computer Skills for the Workplace

  • Managing Remote Teams



Over 120 classes

Professional Development

Sessions begin 2/7/2022.

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

  • Business Writing

  • Introduction to Data Analysis

  • Revenue Generation for Nonprofits

  • Improving Email Promotions