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MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of East Hartford Adult & Continuing
Education is to provide access to lifelong learning
experiences to all adults in the community.
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Dear Students:
Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to
providing excellence in education. Whatever your
program of study, you will receive the personalized
attention you deserve.
As you turn the pages of our Winter/Spring 2010
catalog, ask your self what is your dream? What are
your goals? How an we help you?
Your willingness to invest in your self will improve
the quality of your life as well as the world around
you. Dreams come true as a result of the choices you
make today. Chose wisely.
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Directions…………………………………………….
Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
General Information………………………………….
BASIC EDUCATION
Registration Form…………………………………….
Adult Basic Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
External
Diploma
Program . . . . CLASSES
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BASIC
EDUCATION
GED Basic
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Adult
Brush-Up
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Credit Diploma
Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Citizenship……………………………………………
Citizenship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Credit
Diploma
Program……………………………..
English
As A Second
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CT
Virtual
HS
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CT Virtual HS Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
English
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Second .Language………………………
Brush-Up
Classes
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External Diploma Program……………………………
GED……………………………………………………
ENRICHMENT
East Hartford Adult & Continuing Education
East Hartford High School
869 Forbes Street, East Hartford CT 06118
Computers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Cooking . . . . . .ENRICHMENT
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Crafts
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Cooking…………………………………………………
Finances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8, 9
Computers………………………………………………
House & Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Crafts……………………………………………………
Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Finances…………………………………………………
Mind and Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
House & Garden…………………………………………
Personal Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-12
Languages……………………………………………….
On-Line
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Personal
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STAFF
Patricia K. Perrone, Director
Susan Ammann, ESL Facilitator
Carol Enes, GED, CDP Coordinator
David Scopino, EDP Coordinator/Counselor
David Stetson, Counselor
Dan Forte, Counselor
Margaret Straub, Day GED Coordinator
Anne Scanlon, Data Entry
Eileen Kummer, Day Secretary
Lori Ashner, Evening Secretary
Carol Coogan, Career Coordinator
John Bacon, Media Coordinator/Teacher
Lise McCarthy, Transitions Coordinator
East Hartford Public Schools
Mark F. Zito, Superintendent
Matt Ryan, EHHS Principal
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East Hartford Board of Education
Mary Alice Dwyer-Hughes, Chairperson
Ram Aberasturia, Secretary
Robert J. Damaschi
Jeffrey A. Currey
Tyron V. Harris
Anita Morrison
Marcus C. Oladell, IV
Dorese Roberts
Bryan R. Hall
See you in class!
Sincerely,
Patricia K. Perrone, Director
Location of Classes
Evening Classes: 3:00-8:30 PM - M-Th
East Hartford High School, 869 Forbes Street
Day ESL Classes: 9:00-11:20 AM - Tu-Th
East Hartford Cultural Center, 50 Chapman Place
Day GED Classes: 9:00-11:30 AM - M-F
Hockanum Elementary School, 191 Main Street
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TABLE OF
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SCHOOL INFORMATION
SCHOOL
General information INFORMATION
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Office Hours
M-Th - 8:00 AM-12:00 Noon and 2:30-8:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 AM-12:00 Noon
PHONE: 860-622-5235
FAX: 860-622-5288
E-MAIL: [email protected]
Back cover by Patricia Kelly Perrone
East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org
WELCOME TO
EAST HARTFORD ADULT & CONTINUING EDUCATION
869 Forbes Street, East Hartford, CT 06118
Phone:860-622-5235
www.easthartford.org
E-mail [email protected]
GENERAL INFORMATION
HOW TO REGISTER: (You do not need to reside in East Hartford to register for enrichment classes)
You may register for any course as soon as you receive this catalog. Your registration has been accepted unless we phone you. We do not mail
letters to confirm your registration. We will only contact you if a class is cancelled, if dates and times change, or if a class is filled to capacity
at the time we receive your registration.
In-person registration for evening classes. Sign up for a two hour session.
January 11
3:00 p.m. EHHS 869 Forbes Street
January 12
5:30 p.m. EHHS 869 Forbes Street
January 13
5:30 p.m. EHHS 869 Forbes Street
January 14
3:00 p.m. EHHS 869 Forbes Street
Day ESL Classes – January 12 and 13 5:30 p.m. (snow date January 14) EHHS 869 Forbes Street
Day GED Classes – January 12 and 13 9:30 a.m. Hockanum School
191 Main Street
PAYMENTS:
All GED, ABE, ESL, EDP and CDP programs are free. For continuing education classes, please make checks payable to: East Hartford Adult
Education. Payment must be received before you are registered in the class. Early registration is encouraged for best selection and to ensure your
class is not cancelled due to lack of enrollment.
REFUNDS POLICY
Regretfully, there are no refunds unless a class is cancelled. We do not issue refunds. In rare cases, if a refund is requested, a pro-rated or
partial refund will be given if it is determined that there is sufficient reason and a request is submitted in writing. We cannot give a refund if
course dates change due to inclement weather.
MATERIALS FEES and ROOM ASSIGNMENTS:
These fees are charged for textbooks or materials and are in addition to the course registration fees. Materials fees are paid directly to the
instructor at the first class meeting. Room assignments will be posted at the building entrance.
NON-RESIDENT AND SENIOR CITIZEN FEES:
East Hartford Seniors (65+) get a $10.00 discount for courses that are $40.00 and over. There are no discounts on computer classes.
There will be an additional $10.00 surcharge per class added to all posted fees for non-residents except where noted.
Non-East Hartford senior citizens (65+) will not be required to pay this $10.00 surcharge.
TEXTBOOK POLICY:
Textbooks required for high school credit classes are available on a loan basis. A $20.00 deposit is required for IDP packets and GED textbooks.
This deposit will be refunded when textbook/packet is returned in good condition.
STORM CANCELLATIONS:
Adult Education classes will be cancelled if East Hartford Schools are closed due to inclement weather.
Listen to WTIC 1080 AM for announcements or call the EHAE office at 860.622.5235. If snow or inclement weather develops during the day,
class cancellations are announced by late afternoon. In the event of a late opening, day GED classes at Hockanum School will be cancelled.
Cancelled classes will be made up by adding additional meetings after the last scheduled class.
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:
Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations are requested to contact Pat Perrone or Lise McCarthy at 860.622.5235 at least
two weeks prior to the course start date. East Hartford High School is handicapped accessible.
STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION:
East Hartford Adult Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate in any employment practice, educational program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or any other
basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Contact Patricia K. Perrone at 860.622.5235.
DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ?
PHONE: 860-622-5235 or E-MAIL [email protected]
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Ways to Earn your High School Diploma
Credit Diploma Program
GED Program
External Diploma Program
Ɣ 22 Credits
Ɣ Prepare to take 5-part GED Test
Ɣ Transfer Credits
Ɣ Earn State of CT High School Diploma
Ɣ Earn EHHS Diploma
Ɣ At-Home packets available
Ɣ FREE Day Classes M-F
Hockanum - 9:00-11:30 AM
Ɣ FREE Evening Classes M-Th
EHHS - 6:00-8:30 PM
Ɣ FREE Evening Classes
Ɣ Work/Military Credit
Ɣ 11 week semesters
Ɣ 11-week semesters
Ɣ 3:00-5:30 & 6:00-8:30 M-Th
Ɣ FREE Practice Tests given monthly.
Ɣ New in September 2008
Ɣ For mature, highly self-motivated
adults
Ɣ No formal classes. Complete
assignments at home
Ɣ Self-paced, confidential
Ɣ One-on-one with trained advisors
and assessors
Ɣ Series of take-home projects and
spot-check interviews
Ɣ Flexible - hours made by
appointment
Ɣ Earn EHHS Diploma
Taking the GED Test
Ɣ Register at the East Hartford Adult Education Office at least one month in advance.
Ɣ Bring a photo ID
Ɣ Applicants 21 and over - $13.00 fee (cash only)
Ɣ Veterans, Welfare recipients - fee waived with documentation
Ɣ Be prepared to take a 1-2 hour appraisal test in Math, Reading and Writing
Ɣ Cost of retake - $13.00 (cash only)
Ɣ Applicants age 17 and 18 must either submit official withdrawal form from the last high school
they attended or wait to take the exam after their 9th grade class has graduated.
Ɣ Retakes: three months following test date.
Ɣ Monthly testing at CIBA, 857 Forbes St., East Hartford on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings.
East Hartford 2010 GED Test Schedule
Register one month in advance
EHHS GED Test Date
Registration Deadline
December 18
January 11, 12, 13
January 22
February 8, 9, 10
February 12
March 8, 9, 10
March 12
April 12, 13, 14
April 16
May 3, 4, 5
May 21
June 7, 8, 9
August 17
September 13, 14, 15
September 10
October 4, 5, 6
October 15
November 8, 9, 10
November 12
December 6, 7, 8
Tests are also given at nearby sites on two
consecutive Saturdays each month.
For more information– www.sde.ct.gov
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New Credit Diploma Students
Ɣ Call 860-622-5235 for appointment
Ɣ Bring a copy of last high school transcript
Ɣ Be prepared to take a 1-2 hour appraisal
tests in Math, Reading and Writing
Ɣ Check the program schedule for registration
dates and times
ORDER of Weekday GED Testing
MONDAY: Language Arts-Writing
TUESDAY: Science & Social Studies
WEDNESDAY: Math & Lang. Arts-Reading
ORDER of Saturday GED Testing
1st Saturday: Lang. Arts, Writing & Science
2nd Saturday: Math, Soc. St., Lang. Arts-Read.
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REGISTRATION/ ORIENTATION
REGISTRATION/ORIENTATION
All students interesting in enrolling in the Credit Diploma Program (CDP) or General Education Development classes (GED) are required to
register for and attend one of the Orientation sessions listed below.
For State GED Exam Only – An Orientation session is not required, but is highly recommended. Students meeting eligibility requirements
have the option to register for the State GED Exam without attending an Orientation.
To register for CDP, GED classes or GED Test, you must have the following:
1) A Letter of Withdrawal (18 years or under)
2) An Official ID (current passport or state issued ID)
3) An OFFICIAL Transcript is REQUIRED to register for CDP only
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To register - call the Adult Education office @ 860.622.5235
Orientations will last 2 hours. Please be on time.
SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS JANUARY 25, 2010
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Enrichment Computer Classes
CEU Credits are available for all computer classes
PC Essentials
Are you afraid to turn on the computer? This class covers all
the basics! Students learn basic computer information and
vocabulary.
7 Mondays beginning 2/22—6:30-8:30 PM
$75
Computer Tips and Timesavers
Would you like to know how to make the computer work like
magic? Learn to use the toolbars and function keys to speed
up your computer usage. John Bacon instructor
1 Thursday, 3/25— 6:30-8:30 PM
$15
Word Basics
Create your own newsletters, bulletins, and projects. Learn
how to create Word files with pictures, graphs, and tables and
enhance projects with font, format and graphic options. John
Bacon instructor
2 Thursdays - 2/25, 3/4—6:30-8:30 PM
$25
Word Intermediate
Customize your own documents using templates. Learn headers, footers, tables, symbols, borders, shading, auto correct
options and more. John Bacon instructor
2 Thursdays - 3/11, 3/18—6:30-8:30 PM
$25
Intro to Excel
Learn to design meaningful, useful and attractive spreadsheets for business and home use. Become familiar with
entering, editing, and formatting numerical and text data.
Write formulas and learn built-in math, financial, and statistical functions. John Bacon instructor
4 Weds.— 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7—6:30-8:30 PM
$45
PowerPoint Basics
Learn to use PowerPoint to edit, add special graphics and
basic animation effects. John Bacon instructor
3 Wednesdays—2/24, 3/3, 3/10 —6:30-8:30 PM
$35
Publisher
Learn to use Publisher to create newsletters, brochures,
business cards, postcards, greeting cards and more.
3 Mondays—3/15, 3/22, 3/29—6:30-8:30 PM PM
$35
Keyboarding
This class is designed to instruct students in both the touch
method of typing to improve your speed and accuracy.
John Bacon instructor
$35
3 Mondays—2/22, 3/1, 3/8—6:30-8:30 PM
$60
Intro to the Net
This class will help you speak the world wide web language
of “browsers” and “search engines.” Students will learn how
to do research, , communicate, and more. John Bacon instructor
2 Wednesdays— 4/14, 4/28—6:30-8:30 PM
$25
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Enrichment Classes
BRUSH-UP SKILLS
Math Skills
Need a little extra help with math? Are you planning to take a test
for a new career? Has it been several years since you’ve been in
school? This class will help you conquer your math anxieties and
feel more confident about your math skills.
6 Wednesdays—beginning 3/3—6:30-8:30 PM
$50
Writing Skills
Is your writing rusty? Do you dread writing a reference letter for a
friend or a complaint letter to a company? This course will focus
on the practical application of writing skills in everyday life. Students will review grammar rules, expand vocabulary, respond to
writing prompts and develop writing skills for the workplace.
6 Tuesdays—beginning 3/2—6:30-8:30 PM
$50
SAT and PSAT Prep Classes
Prepare for the Spring SAT’s and PSAT’s
Princeton Review will offer the Beat the SAT and PSAT Course at
EHHS. This course will include 18 hours of classroom instruction, 2 full-length practice exams, up-to-date materials, professionally graded essays, small classes and a 24-hour online Student
Center. We’ll show you how to score more points in a fun and
engaging environment. To enroll call 1-800-2REVIEW. Prepare
for the PSAT and SAT. Hurry...seats fill up quickly.
9 Wednesdays —
$399
3 test dates: 2/24, 3/17, 4/7 - 5:00-9:00PM
6 class dates: 3/3, 3/10, 3/24, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28 - 6:00-9:00 PM
COOKING
Now That’s Italian!
Next stop Italy!! This Italian meal will have your friends and
family singing “That’s Amore!” The meal includes Beef
Bracciole with Spinach Stuffing, Fettuccini Carbonara, Foccacio and Ricotta Pie. Mangia! Instructor Diane Sandler
1 meeting—Wednesday, 3/31—6:00-8:00 PM
$15
($10-15 supply charge paid directly to instructor)
Decadent Desserts
These desserts are worth every calorie! For chocolate fans
try these Bourbon Brownies—a nice little twist on everyone’s favorite sweet treat. Next up is Key Lime Pie—a
sweet/tart delicacy. Make a beautiful Cake Roll with Vanilla
Filling and Strawberries—very impressive. Last up, a Grasshopper Pie with a minty sweet flavor. Enjoy! Instructor
Diane Sandler
1 meeting, Wednesday, 4/7— 6:00-8:00 PM
$15
($10-15 supply charge paid directly to instructor
Great Appetizers
Is entertaining in your future? Impress your guests with
some great appetizers that you make from scratch. Garlic
marinated Shrimp on Skewers, Chinese Stuffed Mushrooms,
Sweet and Sour Meatballs and Stuzzica Canapés will have
them all asking for the recipes. Instructor Diane Sandler
1 meeting—Wednesday, 4/14— 6:00-8:00 PM
$15
($10-15 supply charge paid directly to instructor)
COOKING
Mexican Cooking
Mexican food is very popular these days. Learn the basics of
Mexican cooking and prepare a meal consisting of homemade guacamole and chips, chimichangos, Mexican rice, corn casserole and
flan. Ole!
1 meeting—Wednesday, 3/10—6:00-8:00 PM
$15
($10-15 supply charge paid directly to instructor)
An Evening in Paris
Travel to Paris without having to renew your passport or buy a
plane ticket. Treat all your senses to the smells, sights, sounds and
flavors of France. Learn how to prepare a complete French meal
beginning with Salad Nicoise, followed by the entrée Chicken
Francaise with Pommes Anna. For dessert, a very decadent
Mousse au Chocolate. Instructor Diane Sandler
1 meeting– Wednesday, 3/17— 6:00-8:00 PM
$15
($10-15 supply charge paid directly to instructor)
FREE Adult Education Classes FREE
WHAT COURSE WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE?
ABE, ESL, Citizenship,
GED, EDP , High School Diploma,
Transitions to College & information on
Workplace Education
CALL 860.622.5235
If it’s not in the catalog,
tell us about it at [email protected]
or call us at 860.622.5235
or write to us at 869 Forbes Street, EH, CT 06118
Certification not required for enrichment courses.
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CRAFTS
Magic Tricks & Balloon Sculpturing
Learn how to entertain guests at the next party. See how to perform
basic magic including card tricks and the disappearing thumb trick.
Sculpt balloons into animal shapes. Be a kid again. Have some fun.
Mr. Margolin instructor
2 Thursdays—3/18, 3/25– 6:30-8:30 PM
$25
($10 materials fee payable to instructor)
CRAFTS, CONT.
Landscape Painting
Don’t just admire great art--make it yourself! Everybody loves a
beautifully painted landscape, but too complicated to do yourself,
right? Wrong!! Learn how to paint breathtaking landscapes with
ease through a systematic, step-by-step process that is easy to understand and fun to do. Matthew Pelletier, instructor
8 Tuesdays beginning 2/2 , 6:30-8:30 PM
$80
(one-time payment directly to instructor for materials -
Rubber Stamping
Rubber stamping is a craft for everyone—beginner or experienced,
young or not-so-young. This hands on class will emphasize the fun
and creativity involved in stamping. You’ll take several projects
home from each class. D. Pratt instructor
6 Thursdays beginning 3/11—6:30-8:30 PM
$60
($10 materials fee payable to instructor)
Learn How to Create and Design Your Own Earrings
Imagine being able to create and design your own jewelry. Learn
about beads and beginning jewelry design techniques to make original, expressive earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Give jewelry as
gifts, or start a new hobby. It’s fun, rewarding and very creative.
Jan Hasenjager instructor
Earring Class: Tuesday, 3/16— 6:30-8:30 PM
$15
Bracelet Class: Tuesday, 3/23— 6:30-8:30 PM
$15
Necklace Class: Tuesday, 3/30—6:30-8:30 PM
$15
($5-$10 material fee per class payable to instructor)
Scrap Booking and Card Making
Paper crafting is an economical hobby that will focus on scrap booking, card making and other paper crafting projects. This class is for
anyone who wants to explore new techniques in paper crafting while
creating wonderful projects for their home and gift giving. A. Merza
instructor
6 Mondays beginning 3/8—6:30-8:30 PM
$60
Painting Still
Life
Learn to create beautiful art in weeks! Always felt
intimidated by paint? Or have you wanted to paint for years and
haven’t for one reason or another? This class will take the mystery
out of painting with easy step-by-step instruction. Starting with
basic drawing principles to a finished painted still-life, students will
learn how to turn a blank canvas into a sophisticated frame-worthy
piece of art--and have fun doing it! Matthew Pelletier, instructor
8 Thursdays beginning 2/4, 6:30-8:30 PM
$80
(one-time payment directly to instructor for materials -
Sewing
Learn to sew or refresh your sewing skills. Start with an
overview of the sewing machine and basic sewing tools.
Your first project will be a beautiful tote bag. The teacher will
guide you in the choice of a second project. Bring your own sewing machine (with accessories, manual & cord).
Karen Radding, instructor
$80
8 Mondays beginning 2/22
($20 one one-time fee payable to instructor)
Wax Painting - Painting with Crayons
You can create beautiful and intricate floral designs on framed art or
all-occasion greeting cards when colored wax (crayons) are mixed.
Learn a unique painting technique without the use of a brush while
different strokes are applied on your subject. This is a new form of
art. You’ll be amazed by what you can do with just crayons! Bring
to class a box of crayons, and we will provide the metal, sheets of
different paper and different blank cards. Cecile Avila, Instructor
$60
6 Thursdays beginning 3/18 - 5:00-7:00 PM
$60
Introduction to Knitting
Have you ever wanted to try knitting? This class will teach you to
cast on and off, and basic knit and purl stitches. Learning to knit
can provide a lifetime of pleasure and relaxation. You can learn to
create handmade knits for yourself and people you love--and you
will start your first scarf! Knitting needles, yarn and instructions
provided. Carrie Van de Berg, instructor
4 Tuesdays beginning 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16 -6:30-8:30 PM
$40
(One-time materials fee of $5.00 paid directly to instructor)
Knitting for Beginners
People of all ages knit because it’s fun, relaxing, and creative.
This class will cover types of needles, yarns, stitches, and following
patterns-- with plenty of time to practice and ask questions as you
discover the joy of this ancient craft. Some knitting experience necessary as we follow a pattern to make a hat. Carrie Van de Berg,
instructor
4 Tuesdays - 3/30, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4 - 6:30-8:30 PM
$40
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FINANCES
Financial Strategies During a Job Transition
Today’s unprecedented economy is forcing an unfortunate situation
for many talented and successful people. We don’t always choose
change, but how we respond to change can profoundly affect our
future success. This dynamic workshop will help you to plan to
bridge the gap between this job loss and the next phase in your new
career. Some of the topics we will cover are: How long will my
money last? How do I evaluate my severance package? What do I
do with my retirement plan? How can I bridge to my next opportunity? Henry Cormier, CPF®, Sr. Financial Advisor
Tuesday, 4/27—6:30-8:30 PM
$15
Financial Planning for Your Child with Special Needs
If you have a child with special needs, then you have unique estate
planning issues that must be addressed. This informational session
will explain the government programs that your child could benefit
from and how to preserve those benefits in the event of your death.
We will discuss the importance of special needs trusts and how
such trusts fit into your overall estate plan, guardianship in the probate court, drafting a “letter of intent,” as well as many other important topics. The class will give parents the information they need to
ensure the care and security of their loved ones with special needs.
Michael J. Keenan, Esq. instructor
Thursday, April 15—6:30-8:30 PM
$15
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Helping You Plan for a New Retirement
Retirement today isn’t what it used to be. Your retirement can
be the beginning of a new lifestyle and a time of opportunity and
discovery. This dynamic workshop will help you explore your
options for feeling more confident, in control and on track with
your retirement planning—and help you develop a strategy
that’s right for you. Topics include: envisioning your ideal retirement, determining your future income needs and sources,
managing your risks in retirement savings, managing tax and
estate planning strategies, 401(k) rollover options. Henry
Cormier, CPF®, Sr. Financial Advisor
1 Monday, 3/1—6:30-8:30 PM
$15
All About Reverse Mortgages
Come hear a candid talk about the federal government’s reverse
mortgage program from an industry expert. Kathryn Freda, a
reverse mortgage specialist with Webster Bank, will discuss the
pros and cons of this option to homeowners over age 62. Topics
will include: ownership retention, payment options, closing
costs, peculiarity of legal documents, Powers of Attorney/
Conservators, property considerations, loan repayments and
more.
1 Wednesday, 3/24– 6:30-8:00 PM
$15
Strong Women...Powerful Financial Strategies
Women face some unique issues when planning their financial
future. This dynamic workshop will address the concerns of
women and specific issues that affect them in financial planning,
as well as help give women like you the solid financial strategies
needed to achieve peace of mind and financial security. Topics
include: myths and mindsets some women have about money;
how to identify, organize and achieve your financial goals; understanding asset allocation and diversification strategies; investment options with sample target portfolios. It’s your financial future—take control and feel good about it. Henry Cormier,
CPF®, Sr. Financial Advisor
1 Monday—3/29– 6:30-8:30 PM
$15
Medicaid/Medicare, Title 19 & the Nursing Home
Become informed about eligibility rules as well as the transfer
of assets. Title 19 is an essential part of your estate plan. Learn
why this is the case and how you can use Medicaid to avoid the
tragedy of depleting savings to pay basic living costs. This class
is definitely worth your time. Attorney David Clemens instructor
1 Tuesday—3/23, 6:00-7:15 PM
$15
Estate Planning—From Basic to Advanced
Every estate needs a will. Learn how to rescue your tax liability
as well as when a living trust is needed and the essentials for
avoiding probate. In addition, learn advanced estate planning
strategies to avoid taxes, such as gifting and minimize taxes on
your retirement plans and IRA’s. Attorney David Clemens instructor
1 Tuesday, 3/30, 6:00-7:15 PM
$15
Homebuying SeminarLearn about the many aspects of purchasing, selling or refinancing a house.
x Explore what you can afford
x Understand the real estate piece and the purchase and sales
agreement
x Walk through a loan application and learn what to expect
x Discuss credit reports and receive a copy of your own credit
Ann Kramer instructor
1 Thursday— 3/25, 6:30-8:30 PM
$15
HOUSE & GARDEN
Flower Arranging Made Easy
Planning a wedding? Getting ready for a special graduation
party? Anniversary? Birthday? This workshop will introduce
participants to the basics of floral design using fresh flowers.
Care and handling of fresh materials and the principles of good
design will be discussed. Two demonstration classes and one
hands-on class. Bob Buettner instructor
3 Wednesdays—3/10, 3/17, 3/24
$35
($15 one time supply fee payable to instructor)
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MIND AND BODY CONTINUED
LANGUAGES
Conversational Spanish - Part 2
This beginner/intermediate conversational course covers basic
Spanish, reading, writing and grammar for conversation. No previous knowledge of Spanish is required. You don’t need to have
taken Part 1. Fine for beginners and those with some basic knowledge of the language. Lively lessons, interesting handouts. Come
learn and enjoy. Marie Dinnini Avroch, instructor
6 Wednesdays beginning 3/24 - 6:30-8:30 PM
$60
Beginner’s Italian
Planning a trip to Italy? Or perhaps you’d like to be able to converse with family or friends who speak Italian. Maybe you would
just like a new challenge? Join our class and learn the basics of this
beautiful language. Easy and fun. Anthony Tolisano, instructor
8 Mondays beginning 2/22 - 6:30-8:30 PM
$80
($10-12 Material fee payable to instructor)
Rowing on the River
Rowing classes for adults and high school students are
offered throughout the spring at Riverside Park in Hartford.
Sessions begin June 1.
Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Contact Riverfront
Recapture for more information 713-3131 ext. 313.
Yoga
Yoga is a mellow class—perfect for the beginner or experienced student. Short meditation (dhyana) and breathing
(pranyama) exercises will be taught along with Common
asanas (poses). Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and
bring a Yoga mat. Meditation cushion, eye covering and blanket are optional. Nancy Listro, Certified Yoga Teacher with
the Yoga Alliance
8 Thursdays beginning 3/4--6:00-8:00 PM
$80
Chinese Basics
Become familiar with this ancient language. The instructor will
teach you fundamental skills to give you a basic understanding of
the Chinese language and culture. Covered will be Greetings in
Chinese; Pronunciations/Tones; Numbers, Days, Months, Years;
How to Ask Questions; How to Answer Questions, Chinese Songs;
Chinese Culture at a Glance. This is a wonderful opportunity to
learn about this important country. Chu Hsung Perkins, Instructor
6 Thursdays beginning 3/4 - 6:00-8:00 PM
$60
Psychic Development
This class will cover Palm Reading--the ability to connect with
someone, numerology--the power of numbers and what they
tell you about who you are and your purpose, Tarot Cards,
Auras--learn to “read” them, Dreams and Symbols --how to
recognize paranormal dreams.
Mary Cunningham, instructor.
6 Thursdays beginning 3/4 - 7:00-9:00 PM
$60
MIND AND BODY
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Kickboxing
Kickboxing , a cross between boxing and martial arts, is a simple ,
fun way to burn calories and get fit. Training includes calisthenics,
aerobics, stretching and workouts with a partner. This class is designed for all adults at all fitness levels. Wear workout clothes and
sneakers. Flexible schedule. Come to as many classes as you like.
Monday & Wednesday 6:30-7:30 PM
Friday
5:30-6:30 PM
Saturday
9:00-10:00 AM; 10:30AM-11:30 PM
Sunday
10:00-11:00 AM
Kelly Kohler-Kahl, instructor - 860-895-8066
Totally Kickin’ Fitness, 144 Main St., Unit N, East Hartford
Jazzercise
Would you like an effective, total-body conditioning program that
will make you feel great, look terrific and bring new energy to your
life? Jazzercise combines cardio, strength training and stretching to
provide an effective workout in a non-competitive environment.
You will be encouraged to work at your own pace. Consumer Reports rated only one exercise program 5-Stars. That program was
Jazzercise. Bring a mat or thick towel and a water bottle. Registration is on-going. Daytime and evening classes are held 7 days/
week. Get the full schedule at Jazzercise.com. Class fees paid directly to instructor, Tom Evans. Personalized fitness goal guidance
available at no extra cost. NEW STUDENT OFFER - $34/
MONTH FOR UNLIMITED CLASSES. Other fees may apply.
Half price rates for high school and full time college students.
Walk-ins - $12/class. Call Tom at 860-291-8454 or email him at
[email protected]
Babysitting
This is a fundamental information course for babysitters on child
safety and safe play and basic care techniques for infants and
children. Providing emergency first aid care and infant CPR are
included. Includes 2 year ASHI certification. Students must be
at least 12 years old. Mike Daling instructor
Monday, 4/5 and Weds. 4/7—6:30-8:30 PM
$40
Pet First Aid
This program, developed by the American Safety & Health Institute, has received The American Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals (ASPCAS) Seal of Approval. You will learn
techniques for muzzling, rescue breathing, CPR, control of
bleeding and burn emergencies, heat and cold related emergencies plus guidance about when to seek professional veterinary
care. Includes ASHI certificate. Mike Daling instructor $30
1 Monday, March 22—6:00-9:00 PM
($10 materials fee paid directly to instructor)
Basic Car Care
Keep your car in good condition by learning a basic preventative
maintenance routine. Learn what the “clunk-clunk” sound
might mean and what to do in an emergency. Know how to
describe your symptoms when you bring your car in for servicing. S. Socolosky, consumer Auto Repair Instructor
1 Thursday, March 25 - 6:30-8:30 PM
$15
TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES
East Hartford is fortunate to have a wealth of talented citizens! Share your expertise with the community!
If you have a hobby, skill or specialized knowledge, we invite you to suggest a class that you think would be informative,
interesting and enjoyable. We are always eager to hear new ideas. Certification is NOT required for Enrichment classes.
Contact us with a short description of your proposal at 860.622.5235 or at our email [email protected]
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Getting Paid to Talk—An Introduction to Professional Voice
Overs
Have you ever been told that you have a great voice?
This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice over work
for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet
in your area. All basics will be covered including how to prepare the
all-important demo, how to be successful and earn great income in
this exciting field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions
and to hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors.
Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial
script under the direction of our Voicecoaches.com producer.
1 Monday, 6/7—6:30-9:00 PM
$25
CPR Recertification Course
Has your certification expired recently? This course will recertify you in all levels of CPR. Bring skill cards and/or text book
for levels you need to recertify.
TBA - 6:30-8:30 PM
$20
($8 material fee payable to instructor)
CPR and First Aid
Overcome reluctance to act in emergency situations and learn to
recognize life-threatening, respiratory and cardiac emergencies.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive
certification in CPR and First Aid
TBA— 6:30-8:30 PM
$40
Bridge for Beginners
Learn the basic skills, concepts and mechanics of Bridge. Bridge is a
card game that allows you to meet new people who share a common
interest—the intellectually challenging game of bridge. Learn how to
communicate with your partner through proper bidding techniques.
Have fun while keeping your mind active. Learn from a master.
Doug Doub instructor
6 Mondays beginning 3/29—6:30-8:30 PM
$60
Learn Mah Jongg
Mah Jongg is a n ancient game of skill and chance of
Chinese
origins. It’s popularity has soared in recent years. This game keeps
you constantly mentally alert, and you will interact with other players
in a very competitive but relaxing, exciting and amusing way. This
game is popularly known to provide a therapeutic effect on your mental and physical well being. Meet others who share an interest in this
game—get connected! Cecile Avila instructor
6 Thursdays beginning 3/18 - 7:00-9:00 PM
$60
Boating Certification Course
Earn your Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate and become a better
recreational boater. Through lectures, demonstrations and audiovisual
presentations, students will gain knowledge needed to boat safely,
avoid problems and enhance their enjoyment of on-the-water activities. Dale Clayton, instructor
6 Tuesdays beginning 2/23 - 6:00-8:30 PM
$50
Parenting Children with Special Needs
This two-hour workshop will help provide parents of children
with special needs the information and education they need in
order to become self-advocates for their children in life, work
and school situations. Meet with a certified teacher who can
direct learning and evaluate your progress. Hear other parents’
viewpoints regarding best practices in parenting. Gain valuable
community resource information and networking opportunities.
1 Tuesday, 4/12—6:30-8:30
PM
Free
4/13
Parenting and Adolescence
Teens today live in a world very different from what parents
experienced. Parents can help their teenagers’ chances of success in school and life by understanding facts about physical
development, self-image, teen parents, social development, divorce and blended families. Learn how to apply the principles
of positive family dynamics, conflict resolution, communication
and encouragement so that your family can grow together.
1 Thursday, 4/29—6:30-8:30 PM
Free
Becoming a Paraprofessional
Have you ever thought about entering the education field as a
paraeducator? In this two-hour workshop, learn all about the
paraeducator’s wide variety of duties and responsibilities in the
school system including one-to-one instruction, assisting students with personal needs, motivating children with emotional
needs, attending team meetings and much more.
1 Thursday, 4/8— 6:30-8:30 PM
Free
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Important Dates
- Registration—Jan. 11 (3PM), Jan. 12 (5:30 PM)
Jan. 13 (5:30 PM), Jan 14 (3:00 PM)
- CDP , ESL , ABE, GED Classes Begin January 25
Fall 2010 Registration
In Person Registration:
ESL Day Classes, Evening ABE, CDP, GED, EDP, ESL, & All
Enrichment Classes :
9/2 and 9/3 East Hartford High School 869 Forbes St. 5:30 p.m.
GED Day Classes
9/2 and 9/3 Hockanum School, 191 Main St. 9:30 a.m.
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- Winter Break—February 15-19
- Staff Development– April 1
- Good Friday—April 2
- Spring Break—April 19-23
Cancellation Policy
If Day School classes are cancelled or dismissed
early, EVENING CLASSES WILL NOT BE
HELD, regardless of weather conditions. Listen to
WTIC 1080 for announcements or call 860-622-6235
for a recorded message.
East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org
How to Register For Enrichment Classes
By Mail
In-Person
Visit our office at East Hartford High School,
869 Forbes Street (Room 133)
8-8 Monday-Thursday
8-12 Friday
Materials Fees payable to instructor
$10 discount for Seniors 65+ (except computers)
$10 surcharge for non-residents
NO refunds unless a class is cancelled
Questions?? Call us at 860-622-5235
Or e-mail us [email protected]
Register early! Use one registration
form per class. Make checks payable to:
East Hartford Adult Education
869 Forbes Street
East Hartford, CT 06118
Winter-Spring 2010 Registration Form
Please use one form per person . Make checks payable to: East Hartford Adult Education.
NAME___________________________ EMAIL_______________________
ADDRESS_______________________________CITY__________ZIP______
DAY or EVE. PHONE___________________CELL_____________________
COURSE TITLE
COURSE TITLE
DAY/TIME
FEE
DAY/TIME
FEE
TOTAL
Don’t Forget Our Bus Trips
Boston Flower Show 3/27
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island 4/17
NYC Food & Markets Tour 5/15
Boston Duck Tour & Fenway 6/12
East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org
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FOUR NEW SPRING BUS TRIPS !
Boston Flower Show
Saturday, March 27
$69
NYC Food/Markets Tour
Saturday, May 15
$55
Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
Saturday, April 17
$69
Boston Duck Tour/Fenway
Saturday, June 12
$95
Busses leave between 8-8:30 a.m. and leave selected cities at 7:00 p.m. Sit back and enjoy as the
driver takes you to your destination. Always be prepared for unexpected weather. Come join us for
one, a couple or all of the trips! Reservations are due two weeks prior to the trip date.
Make checks payable to: East Hartford Adult Education. No refunds prior to one week before date.
Call 860.622.5235
Bus trips make great gifts!
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