Continuing Education
The Office of Continuing Education at Three Rivers offers classes for individuals who want to improve their job performance, develop new skills and pursue personal goals. Three Rivers offers a wide range of continuing education courses from local instructors. In addition, Three Rivers has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online continuing education opportunities.

Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information, or to register for classes, call 573-840-9690, or email

Continuing Education Classes

You must pre-register for all classes. To register or for more information, call 573-840-9690, or email

Course: Yoga
Description: An 8 week class that will teach students the ability to gain mindfulness and stress management through stretching and YOGA techniques.
Date/Time: Mondays and Thursdays, March 16 through May 15, 5:10 - 6:10 p.m. OR 6:10 - 7:10 p.m.
Cost: $45
Instructor: Mindy Matthews

Course: Modern Crochet
Description: Learn the techniques of modern crochet and accent your style with homemade scarfs, hats, etc., in this six week, hands-on class.
Date/Time: Mondays / March 16, 2015 thru April 20, 2015 / 4-6 PM
Cost: $65
Instructor(s): Megan Powell

Course: ACT/Compass Math Preparation Class
Description: This class will assist with preparation before attempting to complete a Math Compass test or the ACT math portion. This class will be held for six weeks. Want to bring your math placement scores up? This class is for you!
Date/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays / March 17, 2015 thru April 23, 2015 / 6-8PM
Cost: $80
Instructor(s): Charissa Armstrong

Course: Concealed Carry
Description: An 8 hour class that includes 4 hours of classroom instruction followed by 4 hours of a live fire “exercise”. Topics that will be covered include handgun safety, basic principles of marksmanship, care, cleaning, and safe storage of concealable firearms and Missouri’s requirements for getting a license to carry as well as the laws relating to firearms. A physical demonstration of the ability to safely load, fire and unload a revolver and a semiautomatic pistol is required. A live fire “test” with the certified instructor will also be required. (Ammunition must be purchased by the student.)
Date/Time:Friday, March 27th, 6-10 PM and Saturday, March 28 8 - 12 Noon
Friday, April 24th, 6-10 PM and Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. – 12 Noon
Cost: $100
Instructor: Jim Akers and Ryan Thurman

Course: ServSafe Manager Training
Description: The ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). Missouri and Illinois Certification available.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 25, 2015 8AM-5PM – Sikeston, MO.
Cost: $125
Instructor(s): Tim Hostert

Online Continuing Education

Three Rivers has partnered with Education to Go to deliver online continuing education courses. With these online courses, students can conveniently build job skills, pursue interests, and earn certificates in various fields.
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