Lake-Sumter State College’s Continuing Education will offer the following courses in October and November.

Continuing Education courses are non-credit courses offered to support or enhance business, industry, government, and general recreation in the communities of Lake and Sumter Counties.

To register for a course, visit or contact Continuing Education at 352-435-5038 or Courses are offered at all Lake-Sumter State College locations:  Leesburg at 9501 U.S. Highway 441, Clermont at 1250 N. Hancock Rd, and Sumterville at 1405 County Road 526A.


This program consists of a variety of short sections that examine your life from differing perspectives. It is geared toward seniors with little or no formal writing experience. Worksheets are concise and encourage you to explore the nature of your life. You then put it together in an interesting and readable form. You will be coached with every step in the creation of the story of your life, which will be remembered and cherished for generations to come.

Date: October 9 – November 13, Tuesdays
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Leesburg Campus, Health Sciences Center, Room 116
Fee: $50


This program is a continuation of the Spanish language with emphasis on practicing and/or reinforcing your Spanish-speaking and listening skills – a continuation of previous experience. Students must have taken the Beginner’s course or must already know the fundamentals of the Spanish language.

Date: October 23 – November 15, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: South Lake Campus, Cooper Memorial Library, Room 120

Registration Deadline:  October 16, 2018
Fee: $80


This 45-hour noncredit course will fulfill the requirements for the foundational level credentials for directors/administrators of childcare centers, as set forth by Florida Children’s Forum; increase your knowledge and skill level in a variety of administrative areas; and enhance your center’s ability to secure bank loans, corporate support, and grants due to increased credibility. Additional topics covered include:

  • Childcare and educational organizational leadership and management
  • Childcare, financial, and legal issues
  • Non-discrimination and cultural sensitivity
  • Assessment and documentation
  • Monitoring health, safety, and nutrition

Date: October 30 – December 13, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 5:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: Sumter Center, Clark Maxwell Building, Room 4110
Registration Deadline:  October 24, 2018
Fee: $200


This program is a 40-hour training class that will teach students the basic principles of security, including physical security, access control, terrorism awareness and emergency procedures. Skill development includes report writing, interviewing techniques, and crime & accident prevention.

Date: November 12 – November 16, Monday through Friday
Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Leesburg Campus, Liberal Arts Building, Room 3

Registration Deadline:  November 5, 2018
Fee: $200


This program consists of a 32-hour Expanded Functions component and a 16-hour Radiology component. The program covers techniques and procedures that, upon completion, will demonstrate the competency and satisfactory completion of both the EFDA component and the Radiology component of the program.

Date: November 17 – December 1, Saturdays & Sundays
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Sunrise Dental, 1380 West N. Blvd., Leesburg, FL 34748

Fee: $950


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