Trenton Regional Education Center Programs

The educational plan is to offer Associate in Arts Degrees, Associate in Science Degrees, and Associate in Applied Science Degrees as well as Certificates in a variety of program areas.

Degrees Available:

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in Applied Science
    • CISCO Networking (Certificate)
    • Other AAS programs as demanded

Credit Programming:

  • Natural, Physical, Life, & Social Sciences (The science/art lab allows for offering science courses)
  • Fine Arts & Humanities (The science/art lab will provide for various art classes)
  • Health & Personal Development
  • Communications, Mathematics
  • Core Values & Leadership

Potential Degree/Certificate Programs: (Under review for future offering)

  • Office Technology
  • Computer Information Tech.
  • Marketing and Finance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Business Administration
  • Energy Conservation
    • Weatherization
    • Geothermal Technology
    • Wind Turbine Repair
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Agriculture/Horticulture
  • Construction Trades
  • Truck Driver Training
  • Culinary Arts
  • Automotive Systems Technology
  • Small Engine Repair

Potential Industrial Programs:

  • Welding
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Drafting
  • Electrical Technology/Industrial Electricity

Potential Health Occupations:

  • Allied Health
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Management Fire Science/Homeland Sec.
  • Paramedicine

Business & Industry Opportunities:

  • Introduction to Customer Service
  • Customer Service & Beyond
  • Introduction to Work Place Ethics
  • Leadership Training
  • Management & Supervisory Training
  • Microsoft 2007 Suite
  • Customized Training for Professionals
  • Face-to-face workshops for various professions (such as: Real Estate)
  • Online continuing education opportunities

Illinois Small Business Development Center:

  • Small Business Development Workshops (offered quarterly)
  • Business Incubator Offices for start up small business opp.

Adult Education:

  • GED Program
  • Literacy/Tutoring

Open Computer Lab:

  • Computers available with internet for citizens on a walk-in basis

Community Education Opportunities:

  • Computer Understanding I-IV
  • How to Buy & Sell on eBay
  • Internet & Email
  • Digital Photography
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Online Ed2Go (over 300 instructor-facilitated online courses)
  • KICK Program (Exciting and challenging classes for children K-Grade 8)

Distance Learning:

  • Courses will be made available from main campus as well as other Education Centers via interactive-video technology
  • The technology will also be available for one on one counseling or tutoring Sessions