Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) continuing education department will offer Sign Language for Everyday Conversations I, a six-week course designed to help attendees communicate more easily with colleagues, patients, clients, friends and neighbors who use American Sign Language.  The class will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays from March 25 through May 6 in Room 213 in the Foothills Higher Education Center at 2128 S. Sterling Street.  Class will not be held on Tuesday, April 22.  Cost is $50 and no textbook is required.


Online registration is available through Friday, March 21 on the College website,, by selecting “Workforce Development,” and then opening the link “Registration.”  In-person class registration in Hildebrand Hall on the main campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue is available each Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Tuesday, March 18.  For questions regarding registration, please contact Janese Dockery at


WPCC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every effort to honor reasonable requests made by individuals with qualifying disabilities. Accommodations must be requested three business days in advance of school events or activities through the Office of Disability Services in Room 126 Hildebrand Hall or call 828-448-3154.


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Western Piedmont Community College is situated in the picturesque rolling foothills of Morganton, North Carolina, and has served the citizens of Burke County since 1964.  Each year, more than 10,700 students pursue personal enrichment, new skills for a job or career, high school diplomas, college degrees, and transfer pathways. The application due date for Summer Semester is Friday, April 18.  Apply online or visit the Western Piedmont campus to apply in person.