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


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


ESL Classes

Carl Sandburg College's Corporate & Leisure College is offering an eight-week English as a Second Language (ESL) course that begins June 11.

The class - Conversational English as a Second Language for Beginner Level - will meet from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Mondays from June 11 - July 30 in the Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) on Sandburg's Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The class costs $40, which includes study materials.

This course if for adults whose native language is not English. Students will be give instruction and practice in speaking, writing and reading in English. Topics will include social interactions, employment, health, banking, housing, schooling and other related topics to improve students' confidence in daily activities. The instructor for the class is Randy Sollenberger.


For more information or to register, call 309.345.3501, email or stop by the CME on Sandburg's Main Campus (summer hours begin May 21 with Corporate & Leisure College staff available 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)