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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes



Our Classes

Social Security Planning (Online)

$20

with Mark Church

Calendar Apr 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm

We will cover what you need to know to maximize retirement income. Learn the answers to your questions: 1) Will Social Security be there for me? 2) How much can I expect to receive? 3) When should I apply for Social Security? 4) How can I maximize my benefits? 5) Will Social Security be enough to live on in retirement? M. Church 

You can have it all! Understanding the Laws of the Universe (Online)

$20

with Elana Koverman

Calendar Apr 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm

The laws of the universe are working all the time with or without our knowledge. They react to us, so if we understand them, we can enhance our lives. The Law of Attraction is the most known, but when we work with the laws together, they are powerful supports on our paths to more joyous lives. 

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Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield

$85

with Linda Coscia

Calendar Apr 26, 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.

Pound (Online)

$60

with Marlene Deyo

Calendar Apr 26, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Want to “fall” into a super fun, high energy, total body workout routine?  Pound is a “cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums” encouraging you to release your inner Rockstar! Come grab the beat to your favorite songs and lunge your way to increased health and fitness. No prior experience required. Marlene is an AFAA-certified group fitness instructor and certified Pound Pro. Online and from the comfort of your own home, all you need is a pair of Ripstix to become a part of this exciting community  See poundfit.com for more details and https://shop.poundfit. com/shop/ripstix/ for purchasing information or you can rent a pair for $25 from instructor.  M. Deyo 

Making Medicare Simple (Online)

$20

with Marc Figlar

Calendar Apr 26, 2021 at 6 pm

Throughout the year, there are specific Medicare enrollment periods. Choosing when to enroll and which plan to choose, will maximize your benefits. Join this educational class to get all of the facts. 

Magical Monet (Online)

$30

with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 9 am

Students take a look at the waterlilies and create their own water lily composition using our watercolor magic techniques.

Computers for Beginners - In Person - Litchfield

$59

with David Thompson

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class starts at the very beginning, from pressing the computers “ON” button. Helpful instruction about choosing an e-mail provider; using computer security; typing Word documents; using technology to serve your life goals; and using Skype. Bring your own laptop if you have one.

Intro to Computers (Online)

$40

with Jennifer Wollman

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Designed for the novice with little computer experience. This class is based on Windows 10, and you will learn about computer terms, basic computer use, how to save a file, desktop shortcuts, and much more. 

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