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CLEAR students who attend expansion classes learn life skills necessary for independent living while building strong friendships along the way.

Session Dates

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Sept. 10-Nov. 14, 2019

Each class meets for one hour per week for 10 weeks each semester. Students attending weekday classes are learning independent living skills and are responsible for getting to their classrooms on their own. While on campus, students are encouraged to participate in other JCCC activities before or after class.

All students must meet attendance criteria. Students new to the program must call the CLEAR office to set up an appointment for an enrollment interview. For an application and an interview, call the CLEAR office at 913-469-3247.

High school transition specialists will assist students in registering for CLEAR expansion classes and may also provide information about academic achievement classes, lifetime fitness programs and other campus activities. CLEAR expansion class enrollment is processed through the CLEAR office. Registration for all other credit or non-credit classes is done through the regular JCCC enrollment process.

Fall 2019 Calendar

Aug. 21 Registration begins
Sept. 10 First day of Expansion classes
Nov. 14 Last day of Expansion classes
Nov. 21 Expansion Social

Class Schedule

Tuesdays, Sept. 10-Nov. 12

9-9:50 a.m.

  • Personal Health
  • Music in Video Games
  • The Great Midwest

10-10:50 a.m.

  • Budget Basics
  • National Parks
  • Building Friendships
  • Medieval History

11-11:50 a.m.

  • U.S. First Ladies
  • Beatlemania
  • Introduction to College Social Life

12-12:50 p.m.

  • Text Messaging 101
  • Recycled Art

1-1:50 p.m.

  • World’s Largest
  • Nutrition
  • Space Travel

Thursdays, Sept. 12-Nov. 14

9-9:50 a.m.

  • Career Exploration
  • Avengers
  • Math in Technology

9-10:50 a.m.

  • Vocational Training Program (selective admission program)

10-10:50 a.m.

  • Sit and Be Fit
  • Weather Watchers
  • Reading Club
  • Music in Video Games

11-11:50 a.m.

  • Cursive Writing
  • U.S. Constitution
  • Building Friendships
  • Famous Artists
  • Vocational Training Program Internship (selective admission program)

12-12:50 p.m.

  • Communication Strategies
  • Are We There Yet?

1-1:50 p.m.

  • On My Own
  • Day Trip Travel
  • Choir

Weekday Expansion Registration Form Spring 2020

Expansion Class Descriptions Fall 2019

Registration Instructions for Post-High Students

Registration Instructions for Independent Students