Cook County Higher Education classes, events, notices and announcements

Where: 
Cook County Higher Ed North Shore Campus, Grand Marais, and other locations
When: 
Mon, 11/24/2014 (All day) - Fri, 01/02/2015 (All day)

Cook County Higher Education in Grand Marais hosts a variety of classes and events. All are at the Higher Ed North Shore Campus at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais, unless otherwise noted. Higher Ed also coordinates continuing education programs in the community and partnerships with educational institutions.

"Down Memory Lane" open house and luncheon, sponsored by Higher Ed, Cook County Chamber of Commerce, and Cook County Historical Society, will be held Thursday, December 18, at 11:30 am. Historian and author Gene Glader will present "Historical Businesses of Grand Marais." Reservations are requested by December 15.

Combined Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Course: Higher Ed, in conjunction with Lake Superior College, will offer a combined nursing assistant and home health aide course beginning in January or February 2015. This course is a prerequisite for most LPN and RN programs. Home health aides provide routine individualized healthcare for the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Certified nursing assistants are responsible for a variety of duties within the medical facility, including assisting patients with mobility and exercise, eating, grooming, and hygiene;and checking vital signs. Classes will be held at the North Shore Campus and at the North Shore Care Center. The instructor is Mark Abrahamson. Financial aid is available, including both loans and scholarships. 

The Kings and Queens of England Series: Dr. Karen I. Halbersleben will present a 10-week class on the history of the English Monarchy from the Norman Conquest of 1066 to the present, on Monday evenings from 5:30 TO 7:30 pm, January 12-March 16, 2015. Participants will increase their knowledge and appreciation of the key personalities and events in English history and the monarchy for the last 1,000 years; significant developments in English social, political, and economic history over that millennium; and the influence of England on American history, political assumptions, society, legal structure, and culture.   

Cook County Higher Education is located at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais. Office hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday. Registration and more information about classes and events are available at 387-3411, or highered@northshorecampus.org; on the website, www.northshorecampus.org; and on Facebook, www.facebook.com/cookcountyhighereducation