Professional Development

 eMarketing Series

We are excited to announce a series of social media classes for people wanting to grow their businesses, improve their online presence, or maybe launch into social media for the first time.  Improve what you’re doing or get you started on your way. Classes will be taught by Shelly Cedarblade, owner of Woo! Social Media Marketing( Shelly focuses on helping businesses connect with clients and customers at any stage in their social media knowledge. Shelly herself loves meeting new people and is passionate about helping others. She uses every aspect of social media to help promote the growing use of social media in the business world. 

Creating Email Newsletters

April 22
6:00-8:00 PM
Ritzinger Hall Room 237
Fee: $39


Proactive, outbound email marketing should be an important, key component of your overall marketing or customer/member communications strategy. Email marketing is cost effective and easy to measure. Suitable for all experience levels, this session will teach you how to master email marketing communications with a comprehensive look at best practices and winning strategies for getting and keeping quality subscribers, increasing deliverability and open rates, writing good headlines and content, saving time, getting readers to take action, and more !

ReFresh Math

April 22
5:00-9:00 PM
Ritzinger Hall Room 204
Fee: $25


Need to brush up on your math? ReFresh is a great way to prepare for your entrance or return to college math. This is a four-hour course to improve math skills and help you to succeed in college level math. ReFresh covers basic math principles such as working with fractions, absolute values, order of operations and square roots, plus algebra concepts and geometric principles. Your instructor is Kelli Coller UW-Barron County Math Lecturer.

ReFresh English and Writing

April 30
5:00-9:00 PM
Ritzinger Hall 237
Fee: $25


Need to brush up on your English writing skills? ReFresh is a great way to review and prepare for your entrance or return to college-level writing. This condensed four-hour ReFresh offers an overview and clarifications of the writing skills needed to succeed in Composition I. This includes organization skills, logical reasoning, grammar, proper paper format, and use of the writing process. Your instructor is Mary Hankins UW-Barron County English Associate Lecturer. 


ReFresh Computer Skills

May 6
5:00-9:00 PM
Ritzinger Hall 202
Brush-up on your skills in Microsoft Word, Email, and Internet. Your instructor is Kelly Haugen from the Rice Lake Job Center



Online Options

UW-Milwaukee Online Courses and Certificates

UW-Milwaukee's respected and valued certificate programs cover a variety of business, engineering, information technology, management and professional fields. A certificate from the School of Continuing Education indicates that you are focused on developing your career skills and knowledge. These programs deliver current, in-depth information to strengthen your hold on your current position and to make you more attractive to prospective employers. Face-to-face courses may be offered onsite and customized, contact the campus at 715-234-8176 Ext. 5403

UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Eucation

Courses and Certificates

Our online certificates and courses are provided by expert instructors. Participate anytime day or evening, from any computer.

Professional Development for Educators

UW-Barron County offers a variety of online courses for area educators.