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Personal Development

Explore art, speak a foreign language, increase your financial knowledge or learn the art of photography! Our virtual classes are affordable, convenient and taught by expert instructors, many courses are live via Zoom.

We offer personal development courses in following topics:

  • Art
  • Business
  • Crafts and Hobbies
  • Culinary
  • Financial Management
  • Food Sanitation
  • Health and Wellness
  • Languages
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Plants and Gardens
  • Recreation, Sports and Games
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  • Personal Development classes give you the opportunity to explore many different areas of interest.
  • Classes are taught by expert instructors with a great deal of knowledge and experience.
  • Up-to-date schedules highlighting new and exciting classes are available in print and online in fall, spring, and summer.
  • Classes are offered in a variety formats.
  • Diverse topics include; animal care, arts, crafts, dance, foreign languages, wellness, photography, plant and gardens, plus many more.
  • There are no out-of-district tuition fees, all students pay the same course tuition fee.
  • To register, call (815) 455-8588 or register for Personal Development classes online

instructor icon Interested in becoming an Instructor for our Personal Development Program?

We're looking for people who are interested in sharing their expertise and unique class ideas with members of our community.

If you'd like to propose a new class, contact personaldevelopment@mchenry.edu