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Cresco Center

The Cresco Center offers year-round, day, evening, credit and professional development classes. The center also supports training opportunities for local businesses. Class instruction is offered face-to-face and via ICN.‌

Upcoming Non Credit Course Offerings

Life and Leisure
DateCourse Title
March 16, 2015 Love Your Feet-Plus!
March 24, 2015 You Are What You Eat!
April 9, 2015 Hair Practice with a Pro
April 15, 2015 Bicycle Basics and More!
May 4, 2015 Golf Fundamentals & Etiquette for the Beginner

The Cresco Center offers a variety of services to Cresco and the surrounding communities including:

  • Course registration (for all credit and non-credit classes), placement testing and intake advising for enrollment at NICC
  • Specialized business training and professional development classes
  • Career Pathway Certificate programs and Jobs with a Future events
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing preparation and brush-up courses on Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes
  • Adult Education and Literacy programs on Tuesday and Thursdays, 4 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
  • Year-round Driver's Education courses
  • Programs designed for adult learners returning to college

The Cresco Center also hosts the Be Your Own Boss summer camp for children entering 5th and 6th grades. This week-long, STEM-based entrepreneurial camp runs the second week of June during the summer. Campers experience field trips, face-to-face meetings with business owners and will develop their business plans with the help of professionals. Visit the 2014 Be Your Own Boss Camp website to view examples of what our campers learn!

Cresco Center Annual Report

Learn more about the Cresco Center's community impact by viewing its 2014 Annual Report.