Welcome to The Kern Center
for Community and Industrial Development
Terra State Community College's Kern Center designs and delivers high-quality education and training programs to thousands of individuals, businesses, and corporations each year. Our goal is to bring you lifelong learning experiences. We are pleased to offer hundreds of sections of seminars, workshops, and courses to meet your needs. We offer these courses at our main campus in Fremont with a few speciality courses at alternate locations. We also offer over 300 online classes, community education classes, ElderCollege, and KidsCollege. The Kern Center can help you and your organization meet and exceed your goals!
What's HOT at The Kern Center this winter?
Fitness and Nutrition
According to Forbes.com, over 40% of Americans make New Year's resolutions (the top resolution is to lose weight/get in shape) but only about 8% of us achieve our goals. Let us help you get on track with over 15 different fitness or nutrition classes! For more details on Fitness and Nutrition, click here.
Nursing Aides and Pharmacy Technicians are in high demand and according to mshealthcareers.com both are in the top 10 healthcare careers. The Kern Center offers training for both STNAs (State Tested Nurse Aide) and Pharmacy Technicians this Winter 2013. For more details on healthcare training, click here.
Ohio Boaters Certification
This 8-hour class in boating and water safety is designed by the ODNR (Ohio Department of Natural Resources) Division of Watercraft and fulfills the madatory education requirement for boater education. For more information on these courses, click here.
Microsoft Desktop Application Training
Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher and more! Our MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) classes are designed to prepare students for the MOS exam and help you further your career. For more information on Microsoft Desktop Application courses, click here.
Teens/Tweens Saturday Series
Looking for something creative for your teen/tween to do this winter/spring? We have several fun classes geared to those grades 5 and higher (adults are always welcome too) and all materials are included! For more information about our Teens/Tweens Saturday Series, click here.