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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes



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Intro to ESL, GED and High School Completion Programs 10am

Free

with Kim Gioia

Calendar Aug 11, 2021 at 10 am

Please join us online at 10:00am for an introduction and an overview of Foothills Adult Education and the various educational programs we offer to the communities in Northwestern Connecticut.  

Click on Title above to register. 

Sign up today and learn more about ESL, GED, and High School Diploma programs.

 

Intro to ESL, GED and High School Completion Programs 6:30pm

Free

with Kim Gioia

Calendar Aug 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Please join us online at 6:30pm for an introduction and an overview of Foothills Adult Education and the various educational programs we offer to the communities in Northwestern Connecticut.  

 

Click on Title above to register 

Sign up today and learn more about ESL, GED, and High School Diploma programs.

Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield 9AM

$85

with Linda Coscia

Calendar Aug 23, 2021 at 9 am

BEFORE coming to EdAdvance for testing:

You must wear a mask to enter our building and keep it on for testing.

If you are sick or have been sick within the past two weeks, have recently been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or have recently traveled to a highly infected area, we strongly urge you to stay home to help ensure the safety of the test center staff and other test takers. Please reschedule your exam in this case.

EdAdvance offers the online 2.5hr Paraprofessional Assessment at the Litchfield location (355 Goshen Rd). A ParaPro needs to satisfy one of the following; An Associate Degree or two years of College to demonstrate, through a state or local academic assessment, knowledge of, and the ability to assist in, the instruction of Math, Reading and Writing for grades K-12.  More detail about the assessment can be found by searching at https://www.ets.org/parapro.  If you do NOT have an Associate Degree, you need to take this assessment.

EdAdvance cost is $85 (90 questions, multiple choice, on computer, no calculators, scrap paper/pencil provided).

Please create an account, register online at www.edadvance.org/registration, Adult Education Enrichment, Paraprofessional Assessment, sign up for date you would like to come in.

Spots fill quickly! Recommended practice sites: teacherstestprep.com, khanacademy.org 

You will take results home, a score of 457 for Connecticut is needed to pass the Assessment. Out of state scores may vary. ETS will mail your results to your home in about 4-6 weeks from Assessment date. You can get this report anytime by calling ETS customer service (on ets.org website).

You must PAY online by MasterCard or Visa to be counted in the limited seats available. There is a $1.99 non-refundable convenience fee automatically added to your credit card charge. For additional dates or questions contact us 1.800.300.4781. Please bring a current photo ID with you on day of the Assessment. You MUST wear a mask.

Full Course

401K Rollovers (Online)

$20

with Jay Dorso

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The participants will learn the best time for 401K rollovers and how to avoid penalties.  The instructor will discuss alternatives and the rules and regulations involved with 401K plans.

Excel I & II Basics & Formulas (in person) NWR7HS

$40

with Brenda Tate

Calendar Sep 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this class we will cover the basics and different Formula creations in Excel. We will also explore the workbook, worksheets, ribbon, charts, filters, sorting, and linking data. Please bring a USB drive to save your work and be prepared to move quickly through some of the finer points of Excel. PDF handouts will be reviewed in class and help you to practice at home.  These skills can help you at work, in your own business, or even in your home budget.Prerequisite: Basic Keyboarding skills and some experience with Excel. (This is not for advanced users)

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia (in person) NWR7HS

Free

with Jennifer Labrie

Calendar Sep 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

CDP - Adult Credit Diploma Program

Free

with Kim Gioia

Calendar Sep 13, 2021

Do you have credits that you earned in high school? This is a program for adults who want to earn a diploma by attending evening classes, taking classes online and receiving credits for qualifying work or military experience. Students select English, Math, Science, Social Studies and elective classes to earn the 23 credits needed to graduate. Online classes are offered through Connecticut Adult Virtual High School and Odysseyware. Evening classes are offered.

You must meet with our school counselor, Kim Gioia, to be enrolled in CDP classes. Registering here solely expresses interest in the program. Kim Gioia will receive a copy of your registration and will contact you.

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NEDP - National External Diploma Program - Free

Free

with Kim Gioia

Calendar Sep 13, 2021

NEDP® is a flexible, self-directed, online program that allows adults with life and work experience to demonstrate skills that they have learned which are equivalent to a high school education. This program is suited for adults for whom attending a regular class would be difficult because of other commitments. Clients meet periodically with an advisor for feedback and assessment to complete tasks to document their competency. Visit https://www.casas.org/nedp and call our school counselor at 860.567.0863 to get more information about this program.

Registering solely expresses interest in the program. Our counselor, Kim Gioia, will reach out to you.

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