MISSION STATEMENT The mission of East Hartford Adult & Continuing Education is to provide access to lifelong learning experiences to all adults in the community. _____________________________________________ 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. Calendar……………………………………………... Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Directions……………………………………………. Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 General Information…………………………………. BASIC EDUCATION Registration Form……………………………………. Adult Basic Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 External Diploma Program . . . . CLASSES . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 BASIC EDUCATION GED Basic . . . . Education………………………………. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Adult Brush-Up Classes……………………………………. Credit Diploma Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Citizenship…………………………………………… Citizenship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Credit Diploma Program…………………………….. English As A Second Language . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 CT Virtual HS Classes……………………………….. CT Virtual HS Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 English As A Second .Language……………………… Brush-Up Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Bus Trips………………………………………………. Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 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 Youth Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Mind and Body…………………………………………. On-LineEd2Go Ed2Goclasses…………………………………. classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 On-Line Bus Trips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Personal Development………………………………….. 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 _____________________________________________ 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 Front Cover by Karen Petitpas Buczynski 2 TABLE OF OF CONTENTS CONTENTS TABLE SCHOOL INFORMATION SCHOOL General information INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 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] East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org 3 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 4 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. East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org EasEast t HaHartford rtford Adult AdultEducation Education 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 Day GED Classes Day GED Classes Hockanum School, 191 Main Street, EH Hockanum School 191 Main Main Street, EH Hockanum ,, 191 Tuesday,School January 12, Street, 9:00EH a.m.* Tuesday, January 12 9:00 9:00 a.m.* Tuesday, January 12 Hockanum School, 191a.m.* Main Street, EH Hockanum School, 191 Main Main13, Street, EH a.m.* Hockanum School, 191 Street, EH Wednesday, January 9:00 Day & Evening ESL & Citizenship Day & Evening & Citizenship East Hartford High School, ESL 869 Forbes St. East Hartford12, High School, 869 Forbes Forbes St. St. Hartford High School, 869 Tuesday,East January 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, January13, 12 5:30 5:30 p.m. p.m. Tuesday, January 12 5:30 Wednesday, January p.m. Wednesday, January January 13 13 5:30 5:30 p.m. p.m. Wednesday, Wednesday, January January 13 13 9:00 a.m.* a.m.* Wednesday, 9:00 (Snow Date - Thurs., Jan 14, 9:00 a.m.) (Snow Date Date –Thurs., –Thurs., Jan. Jan. 14 14 9:00 9:00 a.m.) a.m.) (Snow *Please be prompt *Please be prompt prompt *Please be EVENING CDP Classes* EVENING CDPand and GED GED Classes * East Hartford Hartford High School,869 869Forbes Forbes Street, Street, EH EH East Hartford High School, Street, EH East High School, 869 Forbes Monday, January January 11 11 3:00 3:00 p.m. p.m. Monday, Monday, January 11, 3:00 p.m. East Hartford High School, 869 Forbes Street, EH East Hartford Hartford High High School, School, 869 869 Forbes Forbes Street, Street, EH EH East Tuesday, January 12, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 12 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 12 5:30 p.m. East Hartford High School, 869 Forbes Street, EH East East Hartford Hartford High High School, School, 869 869 Forbes Forbes Street, Street, EH EH Wednesday, January 13, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wednesday, January January 13 13 5:30 5:30 p.m. p.m. East Hartford High School, 869 Forbes Street, EH East East Hartford Hartford High High School, School, 869 869 Forbes Forbes Street, Street, EH EH Thursday, January 14, 3:00 p.m. Thursday, Thursday, January January 14 14 3:00 3:00 p.m. p.m. *Evening CDP & GED students must register for a specific day and time. 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 East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org 5 Now Available at East Hartford Adult Education CT Virtual Adult High School Winter/Spring 2010 On-Line Courses www.ctvhs.org Courses require minimum 6 hours access on the computer. Courses require require aaaminimum minimum of 66of hours onlineonline access on on the computer. computer. All courses coursesAll are courses .5 credits. credits.are .5 Courses of hours online access the All are .5 credits. course with selections with your counselor signing up for classes. Discuss Discuss course selections selections with your your counselor counselor prior to signing signing prior up for for to classes. Some computer proficiency Discuss course prior to up classes. Some computer proficiency is necessary. necessary. For more more information, call 622-5235 622-5235 is For information, call Some computer proficiency is necessary. For more information, call 860-622-5235. Term Three Registration: to February 1, 2010 Term Three Registration ::January January18 18-February 1, 2010 2010 Term Three Registration January 18-February 1, Coursesbegin begin February February 1, 1, 2010 2010 and Courses andend endApril April2,2,2010 2010 Term 22 to April 5, 2010 TermFour FourRegistration: Registration: March March 22-April 5, 2010 Coursesbegin begin April April 5, 5, 2010 2010 and 2010 Courses andend endJune June4, 4, 2010 Bridges Math Courses Courses Financial Literacy AmericanGovernment/Civics Government/Civics Financial Literacy American American Government/Civics Financial Literacy Algebra1 11 Geometry Algebra Geometry Geometry Algebra America at at War War and and Music Music Part Part 11 Life Life Management Management Skills Skills America Life Management Skills America at War and Music, Skills Skills Modern Literature Part 1 Biology Modern Literature Biology Modern Literature Bridges Math Math Physical Science Bridges Physical Science Physical Science Biology Courses Contemporary Issues Courses America at War War and Music Part PartFinancial Financial Literacy Literacy Literacy America at War andand Music, America at Music 22 Financial American Government/Civics Geometry Geometry American Government/Civics Geometry Part 2 Biology 22 Life Management Management Biology Life Life Management Skills American Government/Civics Modern Literature Biology 2 Bridges Math Math Modern Literature Literature Bridges Modern Contemporary Issues Transition Contemporary Transition Transition Bridges Math Issues 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 6 East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org 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. East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org 7 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 8 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 Enter to Learn...Leave to Achieve… East Hartford Adult & Continuing Education 860.622.5235 East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org FINANCES, CONTINUED FINANCES, CONTINUED 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) *************************************************************** Fulfill a dream. Call us about earning your high school diploma today. 860.622.5235 East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org 9 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] 10 East Hartford Adult Education · Phone (860) 622-5235 · www.easthartford.org PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, CONTINUED 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? 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A combination of Hatha yoga postures will teach you how to be fully present in your body while increasing strength, flexibility, range of motion and skeletal alignment. This class is designed to increase your energy level, reduce stress and revitalize your body. Modifications of postures will be made to accommodate all levels. Bring a yoga mat, bottled water and comfortable clothing. $60 Sara Schilling has over 10 years teaching experience. She and her professional partner, Evgueni Chaoulski, are current Canadian Finalists, and were the 2009 Canadian Representatives at the World Championships at Tokyo, Japan. Together, they have successfully competed all over North America and world-wide. Sara also teaches the UConn Ballroom Team, Tufts University Ballroom Team, the East Hartford High School “Take 2” Ballroom Club and the Laurie Nash Centre for Dance. Sara Slogesky, Instructor $30 5 Wednesdays 3:30-4:45 p.m. Starts 2/3 Sara is an instructor at EHHS and is a certified yoga instructor. Become A Volunteer Tutor Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford Call Yvette Garner 860.528.7422 or email [email protected] www.lvgh.org EAST HARTFORD ADULT EDUCATION 2010 January 2010 Sun M T W Th 3 10 17 24 31 4 11Ɣ 18 25* 5 12Ɣ 19 26 6 13Ɣ 20 27 7 14Ɣ 21 28 February 2010 F 1 8 15 22 29 Sat 2 9 16 23 30 Sun M T W Th F Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15Ŷ 16Ŷ 17Ŷ 18Ŷ 19Ŷ 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Th F Sat 1Ŷ 2Ŷ 3 28 April 2010 March 2010 Sun 7 14 21 28 M T W Th F Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 15 22 29 9 16 23 30 10 17 24 31 11 18 25 12 19 26 13 20 28 x 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. 12 Sun M T W 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19Ŷ 20Ŷ 21Ŷ 22Ŷ 23Ŷ 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Ŷ No School - 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. 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