Carnahan Training and Conference center from outside

The Jamestown Center for Continuing Education is located on JCC's main campus in Jamestown, NY in the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center (CARN). The Center for Continuing Education offers a full range of non-credit courses, customized training programs and administers external testing, and offers rental space for meetings, retreats, training, or events. Continuing Education offers a vast array of non-credit programming in the following areas: personal enrichment, career development, computer applications, health & wellness, youth programming, conferences, and community programs. We also provide a myriad of programs and customized training for business, industry, government, and public-sector organizations.

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JCC is a Pearson VUE-authorized testing center.

The Carnahan Center is a 29,900 gross square foot complex that includes two computer labs, two conference rooms, three smart classrooms, two multipurpose rooms, and a theater. Wi-Fi access is available upon request. It is also host to JCC’s Nursing Program and The Small Business Development Center, which provides a wide range of managerial and technical assistance for individuals with an interest in starting a small business as well as assisting existing small businesses with various aspects of their operation.

The Center for Continuing Education has been providing professional development, personal enrichment, and lifelong learning opportunities for over 40 years! We encourage you to check out our many offerings/services and contact us for additional information.

Our Location

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Hours of Operation for Jamestown:

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 716.338.1005
Fax: 716.338.1456


Grant Umberger, director

Delana Rupp, assistant director

Lori Fabritius, project manager

Jenny Burroughs, coordinator of technology training

Kathryn Fox, senior continuing education assistant

Sandra McGuire, continuing education assistant

Holly Williams, continuing education assistant