August at the SBCC School of Extended Learning

Fall in Santa Barbara ushers in a season of community celebrations that includes the 7th Annual Fermentation Festival, the 26th Annual California Lemon Festival, and the Flamenco Arts Festival

It also means that registration is now open for the Fall 2017 Semester at the School of Extended Learning!

Watch our video highlighting our fee-based courses below, then register!

A printed copy of The School of Extended Learning Fall 2017 class schedule is available at Wake, Schott, and Main Campus.  You can also find it on newsstands around town, or by clicking here.

Registration is now open and classes run August 21-December 9. Classes and workshops start every week throughout the semester, and are held on evenings, weekdays and Saturdays to fit every lifestyle. At the School of Extended Learning, you can pursue a lifelong passion or learn something brand new.

View the printed schedule at or explore fee-based classes through the CLL online at

In this issue:

  • New Tuition-Free Classes in Life Skills and Life Enrichment
  • Vitality Program Offers More Tuition-Free Classes for Older Adults
  • Mind & Supermind with Jack Canfield, PhD
  • Adventures in Aliveness!
  • Tantalizing Tandoori
  • Tuition Assistance Applications
  • Important Dates

New Tuition-Free Classes in Life Skills and Life Enrichment

Great news to kick off the Academic Year: The School of Extended Learning expands its tuition-free offerings with 28 new classes in “Life Skills” beginning Fall 2017. Look for topics in art, literature, writing, music and psychology. 

Click here to see the tuition-free Life Skills classes.

Registration is now open for all School of Extended Learning fall semester classes: 

Click here to see all Extended Learning classes.

Click here to apply and register for tuition free classes.

Vitality Program Offers More Tuition-Free Classes for Older Adults

The School of Extended Learning is excited to offer 95 new tuition-free classes located in 15 different assisted living facilities, stretching from Goleta to Carpinteria. The specialized classes include the following topics:

Art Experiences and Conversations for Older Adults

Body/Mind Awareness for Older Adults

Music of Our Lives and Times for Older Adults

World of Interest for Older Adults

Travel and Explorations for Older Adults

Mind & Supermind with Jack Canfield, PhD

Change can be hard, even (or especially) when you would like to make that change within yourself. Did you know that there is a roadmap of concrete steps that you can take to get you from where you are to where you want to be? Discover from award-winning author of the ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ series, Jack Canfield, what these steps are and how to get started.

Mind & Supermind: Jack Canfield, PhD  – How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want To Be
Monday, October 23, 2017
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Garvin Theatre, SBCC Main Campus
Register Now!

Adventures in Aliveness!

What makes you feel alive and passionate? Does this feeling come from within, does it come from your cherished past times, or both? Together with popular and longtime SBCC Instructor, Spencer Sherman, take a journey to explore what brings us our highest sense of wisdom, passion – and aliveness.

Adventures in Aliveness: Wisdom and Passion
10 Fridays, beginning September 8
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Register Now!

Learn more about teacher Spencer Sherman in his profile video here!

Tantalizing Tandoori

The origins of Tikka Masala range from Punjab to Glasgow Scotland.  A 2012 survey of 2,000 people in Britain claimed that it is the country’s second-most popular foreign dish to cook, after Chinese stir fry.

Tandoori Chicken Tikka with Tikka Masala
Tuesday, August 22
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Register Now!

Watch teacher Farhana Sahibzada demonstrate “How to Make a Tasty Curry” in her Look and Learn video here!

Tuition Assistance Applications for Spring Semester 2018

Tuition Assistance Applications are available for Spring 2018 from:

October 10 – November 10

The tuition assistance awards are $125 per student for fee-based School of Extended Learning classes.

Paper applications are available at the Schott and Wake Campuses, or you can apply online at


 Important Dates

Fall Semester – Classes & Workshops start every week!
Aug. 21 – Dec. 9
Labor Day
Sept. 4
Spring 2018 Tuition Assistance Applications
Oct. 10 – Nov. 10
Community Information Session at Schott Campus Auditorium
Oct. 16
Mind & Supermind with Jack Canfield, PhD
Oct. 23
Veterans Day
Nov. 10
Thanksgiving Vacation
Nov. 23 – Nov. 25
School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair
Dec. 2

Last Day of Scheduled Classes
Dec. 9

View the complete CLL calendar at:

View the complete SBCC calendar at

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