Continuing Education

Ƶ’s Continuing Education Department is committed to linking College and community resources to provide quality enrichment programs to people of all ages. Through the Continuing Education Department, fee-based workshops, classes, community service activities and continuing education courses are offered. Offerings are designed for people who want to learn for personal and professional growth but aren’t necessarily interested in earning academic credit or pursuing a college degree. Programs are provided for traditional and non-traditional students and can be targeted to individuals in business, government, professional organizations and social services.

The Continuing Education Department consists of two major divisions: Professional Development and Community Education. Examples of courses provided through the Professional Development Division include nursing seminars, air conditioning and refrigeration instruction and CPR. The Community Education Division includes a large variety of classes aimed at personal development, interest and leisure courses. Programs are provided for youth, adults and seniors through seminars, workshops and short courses. Satellite conferences and special events are also presented through the Continuing Education Department. Courses appear online and in the schedule of traditional Ƶ classes each semester.

Check out the available courses:

Dana Cordell

Dana Cordell
Continuing Education and Corporate Training Manager
256-549-8652 | dcordell@gadsdenstate.edu


Department Policies

It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees and Ƶ, a postsecondary institution under its control, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, gender, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, be excluded from participation, denied benefits, or subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. (In ACCS Board OF Trustees Policies 601.02 – 4.13.16 and 800.00 – 5.10.17) Updated: 2.15.2018

Refund Policy- A student who withdraws before the start of a class will receive a 100% refund. Students must contact the GSCC Continuing Education and Corporate Training Managers’ Office prior to the first day of class at 256-549-8652 or dcordell@gadsdenstate.edu to officially withdraw from a course. Ƶ does not give cash refunds. Refunds are mailed from the Business Office or refunded to the card used for payment. A student who withdraws after the class begins will not be issued a refund. Failure to attend a class does not constitute withdrawal. Participant substitutions into later courses may be made with at least a 24-hour notice prior to the course start date.

In case of inclement weather, classes may be postponed. snow, ice or power failure may force building or campus closings. For weather-related closing and postponements, please refer to radio, television, and watch for website announcements. If in doubt, err on the side of your personal safety and do not attempt to attend if you cannot travel safely to the campus.

Questions and concerns regarding accommodations and services for students with disabilities should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at pclough@gadsdenstate.edu or 256-549-8462.