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EdAdvance Adult Education SPRING 2022 Catalog

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Thimble Island Cruise/Chowder Pot Lunch (Litchfield)

Calendar May 21, 2022 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Board the Sea Mist for a cruise along the rocky isles off Stony Creek Coast in Branford, CT.  See the estates and learn the stories of these beautiful islands- a hidden gem along the Connecticut shore.  These islands were used for everything from farming to quarrying granite, from bootlegging to hiding Captain Kidd’s treasure.  A delicious lunch is served at the Chowder Pot Restaurant in Branford, CT.  *Approx. 2 block walk to the boat on a paved hill.


Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield 9AM


with Linda Coscia

Calendar Jun 9, 2022 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  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, Adult Education Enrichment, Paraprofessional Assessment, sign up for date you would like to come in.

Spots fill quickly! Recommended practice sites:, 

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 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.

Bronx Zoo

Calendar Jun 11, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Hailed as America’s largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo will take you on an adventure through the African Plains to the Himalayan Highlands.  Your total experience pass includes full admission, zoo shuttle, Wild Asia monorail, the Butterfly Garden, Bug Carousel, Congo Gorilla Forest, Jungle World, and Tiger Mountain.  Food is available for purchase.

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