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Spring on the York College campus

Community Education

Opportunities for the community to get certifications, professionally advance, and personally grow.

The Community Education offers a broad range of learning opportunities.  Whether you're looking to learn something new or enhance your current skills, we have classes for you.  Community Education provides educational opportunities for personal enrichment or professional development.

Do you have any ideas or needs that we might be able to fill, do you have a special talent or area of expertise that you would like to share, opportunities are available.  Please contact us for more information! We would love to hear from you. 

Refund Policy:
Note of withdrawal must be received prior to the first class.

We reserve the right to cancel a class due to low enrollments-a full refund will be given.

Class Cancellation and Emergencies:
In the event of snow, severe storm, or other emergencies, official word on the cancellation will be posted on the York College website, MyYCP portal, Facebook and Twitter.  


  • SAT

    Making the decision to attend college is probably one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, and your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice.

    Whether it be an aptitude test such as the SAT. We offer five-week courses that prepare you to take the exam.

    Spring 2018 Sessions:

    All classes run Monday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the exception of the first evening which is the Pre-test and Parent's information session and runs only from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Session I:  Pre-test January 22 from 6p.m to 7p.m. Classes: January 22 through February 26
    Session II: Pre-test March 19 from 6p.m. to 7p.m. Classes: March 26 through April 23 

    Fee: $170

    Critical Reading/Writing Skills Math Skills

    • Test Taking Principles
    • Building Confidence in Math Skills
    • Paragraph Length Reading
    • Components of the Math Section
    • Critical Reading Skills
    • Strategies for Improving

    Math Skills

    • Identify Relationships
    • Number & Operations
    • Cause & Effect
    • Algebra I, II & Functions
    • Comparative Arguments
    • Geometry; Statistics
    • Rhetorical Devices
    • Probability & Data Analysis

    For registration and payment details, please register online:

    For further questions please call 717.815.1451 


  • Digital Photography

    Digital Photography

    7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

    Level I:  March 7, 14, 21, 28
    Level II: April 4, 11, 18, 25 and Saturday, April 29 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    Level III: May 2, 9, 16, 23

    Tuition: $99 per level or $275 for all three levels if paid prior to the first class


    • Learning how to use your digital camera
    • White balance, pixel, PPI and DPI - what they mean and how they impact on the quality your pictures
    • Picture Element = pixel
    • JPEG, TIFF, Raw
    • Communication: camera - computer
    • Printing
    • Slideshows


    • Capturing/creating good-quality pictures indoors
    • Capturing/creating good-quality pictures outdoors
    • Editing your photos on the computer/designing and publishing your own portfolio
    • The fun part: using your digital camera to express creativity (great photos, transparencies, digital cake decorations, stickers, T-shirt iron-ons, slideshows, etc. – whatever our imaginations can come up with!!


    • Studio at home
    • Introduction to Photoshop
    • Specific photography
    • Video – more about this medium
    • Learn how to use full flash

    For payment details and registration please register online at

    For further questions please call 717.815.1451.

Contact Us
Community Education
Jo Ann Orcutt, Director of Programming
Center for Community Engagement, Humanities Center, Room 200
Phone: 717.815.1545

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