This site uses Flash. You may not have the latest version of the Flash Player installed. Download the free Flash Player.

Community Education

Realize your Potential

Contact Us

College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

Instructor teaching a class in front of a whiteboard


It is recommended that you register for ed2go online classes at least 24 hours prior to the session start date to ensure you receive the required login credentials. All course payments are due at the time of registration.


Ed2go is the affiliate organization that hosts CSM's online continuing education courses. Students will complete the CSM registration process, and login to the ed2go Web site to participate in the courses.

Contact Information

Workforce Development Courses:

Business and IT Courses:

Paula Coluzzi

Teacher Education Courses:

Shaunda Holt


Community Education Courses:

Shaunda Holt


Registration, Orientation and Access Issues:

Community Education Online Classes

Below you will find the current Community Education online non-credit Ed2Go class offerings. For more information about how to register and access non-credit online Ed2Go classes click here.

Current Class Offerings

Conversational French (AAA-5010)
Feb 18
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Conversational Japanese (AAA-6330)
Jan 21
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.

Digital Scrapbooking, Introduction to (AAA-5610)
Jan 21
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Drawing for the Beginner (AAA-7110)
Feb 18
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you’ve always dreamed you could be!

Easy English 1 (AAA-7120)
Jan 21
In this easy and fun course, you’ll learn the basic English skills you need for real-life activities including shopping, job-hunting, and handling medical emergencies.

Easy English 2 (AAA-7130)
Feb 18
In this easy and fun course, you’ll review some basic English skills and build more intermediate-level English skills for real-life activities including using the bank, finding a job or a home, dealing with sicknesses, and making good shopping decisions.

Genealogy Basics (AAA-5070)
Jan 21
Learn where to look, who to contact, and how to use research tools to begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots.

Get Assertive (PEP-8520)
Feb 18
Find out how you can stop others from intimidating you or treating you poorly.

Grammar for ESL (AAA-5080)
Jan 21
If English is your second language and you're headed to college, this course will teach you the principles of grammar and structure you'll need to succeed.

Grammar Refresher (AAA-5090)
Jan 21
Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches.

Guitar, Introduction to (PEP-7530)
Feb 18
Master basic guitar skills and become the musician you‘ve always wanted to be.

Keys to Effective Editing (AAA-5210)
Jan 21
If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction.

Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning Quick Meals (PEP-5570)
Feb 18
Join a registered dietitian and discover how easy it can be to prepare meals that are both delicious and nutritious!

Merrill Ream Speed Reading (AAA-5160)
Jan 21
Acclaimed speed reading expert teaches you how to save yourself time by reading faster with better comprehension.

Music Made Easy (AAA-5170)
Feb 18
Learn the fundamentals of music theory. Be able to read, write, and play simple music.

Praxis Core Preparation (TED-5170)
Jan 21
Develop the knowledge and skills you need to pass the Praxis Core Exam as you review and prepare for everything the test includes.

Research Methods for Writers (AAA-5280)
Feb 18
Learn the most efficient and effective methods to conduct research for any writing project.

SAT/ACT Preparation Part 1 (PEP-8110)
Jan 21, Feb 18
Master the reading, writing, English, and science questions on the ACT and new SAT.

Speed Spanish (AAA-6290)
Jan 21
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Speed Spanish II (AAA-5810)
Feb 18
Follow-up to our popular Speed Spanish course. Several new recipes help you continue building fluency.

Teaching ESL/EFL Reading (TED-5250)
Feb 18
Discover practical techniques and methods for teaching reading in any ESL or EFL environment that will help you become a more confident and effective reading teacher.

Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary (TED-5240)
Feb 18
Discover what makes a well-balanced vocabulary course when you're teaching ESL and how to plan one that truly meets your students' needs.

Understanding Adolescents (AAA-5250)
Feb 18
Uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind. Gain valuable information on how they feel, how their identities develop, and how you can best meet their needs.

Write Your Life Story (AAA-7150)
Feb 18
Learn how to create and distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others.

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers (AAA-5260)
Jan 21
Banish writer's block forever with these tricks from the published writer's toolbox.

Writerrific 2: Advanced Creativity Training for Writers (AAA-6280)
Feb 18
You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here.