Customized Training & SolutionS 

Any way. Anywhere. Anytime. 

Community Education is here for you with a wide variety of personal and professional development classes: in-person, online, hybrid and live local online!

While the majority of our team is working remotely, we can be reached by email communityeducation@parkland.edu and by phone 217/351-2235 throughout the workday, and our office is open to the public Monday-Friday, 10 AM-2 PM, except College Holidays.

Keeping you Safe!

Parkland College is committed to providing a safe learning environment while following local guidelines.

Your safe campus includes the following for individuals and campus staff:

  • Completing a self-assessment prior to each visit to campus
  • Wearing a face covering in any college building, including offices, classrooms, and labs
  • Maintaining a social distance of six feet
  • Washing and sanitizing hands frequently
  • Cleaning and sanitizing classrooms and high-touch areas
  • Providing self-assessment information to those registered via email   

Find more information HERE.


Your success begins with your staff! We will assess your team’s needs and develop solutions that improve employee productivity and your bottom line. Area businesses experienced these valuable benefits as a result of partnering with us:

  • Improved workforce stability
  • Lower turnover rates
  • Significant savings/decreased costs
  • Reduced lead times
  • Accident and injury prevention/saved lives
  • Increased employee loyalty, efficiency, and productivity

 

Additional value of partnering with Parkland College:

  • Superior customer service
  • Convenience: training where and when you want it
  • Diverse pool of experienced and knowledgeable instructors
  • Professional and responsive staff
  • Quality and reputation
  • Proven success with area businesses

 

 We offer training in a wide array of areas, including:

  • Supervisory skills
  • Leadership and team development
     
  • Computer skills
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Project management
  • Six Sigma & Lean
  • Industrial technology skills
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Language skills (Spanish, English as a Second Language)
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Wellness in the workplace
  • HVAC
  • Safety
  • Computers
  • Food Service Sanitation
  • And much more!

Connect with Brooke Ohlsson or Dave Webb today! They will be glad to evaluate your needs and design a training solution to fit your team.