Continuing Education

Carl Sandburg College is an approved continuing education sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to offer continuing education credit to the following professions:

Athletic Trainers



Dental Hygienists



Hair Braiders


Nail Technicians

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists

Physical Therapists

Respiratory Care Practitioners


Social Workers

Speech Language Pathologists & Audiologists


Class: Mental Health First Aid presented by Bridgeway

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Main Campus - Galesburg, Room E241

Cost: Free, however, pre-registration is required by calling 345.3501

Counselor, Social Work, and Nursing CEUs are available upon request. Educators may also obtain 8 clock hours (formerly named CPDUs) for attending.

Coffee served in the morning and a lunch is provided.

Attendees will learn:

  • Risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns.
  • Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and substance abuse.
  • A five-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health concern or in crisis.
  • Evidence-based professional, peer and self-help resources.


To be added to our contact list regarding future continuing education events, email or phone 309.345.3501.


ESL Classes

The spring ESL classes started on March 18th. We may have a summer session. Please phone 309.345.3501 to be added to our contact list.

ESL Classes Begin March 18, 2019

This class is for adults whose native language is not English. Students will be given instruction and practice in speaking, writing, and reading in English in a variety of topics.

Some topics include:

Housing - Rent/Buying

Health - Medical Forms/Insurance/Questions to Ask

Employment - Applications/Resumes/Interviews

Transportation - Commuting in Town/Traveling

And many more

Instructor, Ms. Jessica Jones, has over ten years of teaching experience. Ms. Jones is employed as an English Language Learner Teacher and has also worked as an Adult ESL Volunteer.

Classes begin March 18, 2019 (classes meet every Monday and Wednesday)

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Main Campus, Galesburg

For details or to register: Call 309.345.3501 or visit Sandburg's Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) Building, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg, IL 61401; Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Pre-registration is required - please enroll early so we may ensure minimum enrollment numbers are met and avoid unnecessary class cancellation.

For questions about the ESL classes or to be added to our mailing list about future class dates, send your contact information to or phone 309.345.3501.

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