Education should be an enjoyable and lifelong experience. Whether a person is training for a new job, updating professional skills, or simply seeking personal enrichment, Continuing Education offers a wide variety of subject matter and skills training.
Take a moment to browse our Website. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at (360) 533-9733 or email@example.com. We will be glad to help!
Programming is offered throughout Grays Harbor and Pacific counties.
View the Course Catalog for current offerings and to register online.
Community Education Courses
Community Education courses address subjects related to leisure, lifestyle and special interest. Courses range from single day seminars to 2-6 week classes, are non-credit and are taught by community professionals experienced in their chosen field.
Come join us as we explore the arts, history, languages, dance and many other topics! It’s a great way to meet new people and energize your mind. Best of all, there are no tests – only the pleasure of learning and exploring!
Grays Harbor College was recently chosen to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a program sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) aimed at assisting those ages 50 and older with pathways to new and exciting careers. Talk to our Plus 50 Career Coach, Bethany Barnard, today to find out more!
You've got experience. You've had a career, or even two or three. Now take your knowledge to the next degree.
We would like to announce the launch of our Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, Computer Workshop Series on Saturday, September 13th, 9 am-1 pm at the Plus 50 One-stop Center, Whiteside Continuing Education Center. Please pre-register with Plus 50 Career Coach, Bethany Barnard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360.533.9733.Please visit our Plus 50 website for more details.
Travel with us! Explore the arts, history, culture and natural wonders of our own backyard on our Grays Harbor and Pacific County day trips or plan on traveling with us to the Ashland Shakespeare Festival in August.
Voyage on the Lady Washington - Historical Seaport
The EDventure begins September 17th at the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport in Aberdeen. Meet us at 9:30 am for a tour of this historical landmark, lunch, and a two hour cruise on the Lady Washington. Perhaps we can convince the Captain to do a cannon salute. Cost of the trip is $68.25, which includes cruise, tour, lunch, and snack. Sign up today online or with Bethany Barnard at Whiteside Continuing Education Center, email@example.com, 360.533.9733.
All About Oysters
On September 24th, learn how to size an oyster, different species, and where they are harvested. Coast Seafoods in South Bend, is offering this rare opportunity to tour their processing plant and hop on their dredge for a trip around the river bend to view the pristine Willapa Bay oyster beds. Pick up locations include Main Campus and Riverview Education Center. The cost for this rare opportunity is only $64.75, which includes tour, lunch, and snack. Sign up today online or with Bethany Barnard at Whiteside Continuing Education Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360.533.9733.
C for Cranberrian Fair
The Grays Harbor College Continuing Education Department will be providing a guided tour of the Cranberrian Fair festivities October 11th. Sydney Stevens, local author, will be pointing out locations of historical importance; starting at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco for a tour of exhibits, vendors, and the 1889 narrow gauge passenger car NAHCOTTA. The bus travels on to the Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation and Cranberry Museum for lunch and cranberry harvest demonstrations. We will be making a few stops along the way at various local cranberry bogs. The cost is $76.00 and includes Cranberrian Fair admission, lunch, snack, and a copy of C is for Cranberry – The A-B-C’s of Cranberries on the Long Beach Peninsula. We will be picking up students from Main Campus, Riverview Education Center, and Columbia Education Center locations. Sign up today online or with Bethany Barnard at Whiteside Continuing Education Center, email@example.com, 360.533.9733.
Education 2 Go!
Over 200 online courses are also available in both Community Education, workplace skills, and Business Institute related topics. These 6-week courses are non-credit, begin monthly and certificates of completion are available. Click here to view all our Ed2Go courses.
The Grays Harbor College Business Institute offers small business, entrepreneurship, and workplace skills enhancement courses and support through online and face-to-face courses, certificate and degree programs, resource centers, access to certified business advisors and customized training options.
Click here to visit the Business Institute webpage for more details and join our email list to receive news and updates.
Course Proposals: Come teach with us! If you are interested in teaching a community interest workshop or course, please complete the Course Proposal Form and submit it to the Continuing Education Department or call 360.533.9733.
Registration Information: Registration can be completed online with a credit card through the quarterly schedule link. We recommend the online registration option, however, registrations are also accepted at the Riverview Education Center, Columbia Education Center, or Whiteside Education Center and a printable registration form is available by clicking here.
Tuition Information: Fees vary in accordance to class length and other factors. Many courses are available to those ages 50 and older at a significantly reduced rate. Tuition fees are due and payable the time of registration.
Cancellation Information: Classes may be cancelled prior to the start date if enrollment is too low. Please help prevent cancellations by enrolling early. In the event of a cancellation, you will receive a full refund of your tuition.
Assistance: Please contact the Continuing Education office at the Whiteside Education Center (533-9733) if you have any questions or need assistance.