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Beginner Oil Painting - Online Class
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Beginner Oil Painting - Online Class


with Julianna Kreta

Calendar Nov 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Want to learn a new skill? Maybe you have old oil paints in the attic that you have always wanted to try. Join our class! No previous experience required! This class will show you the basics of oil painting: setting up a classic still life, how to use oil paints and painting materials, basic color theory, and developing realistic forms through the use of light and shadow. *no class 11/25 

Social Security Maximization - Online Class


with Jay Dorso

Calendar Nov 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm

The participants will learn the best time to apply to maximize their benefit. Topics to be covered will include the laws and policies relating to retirement and Social Security.

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Gentle Yoga - Online Class


with Alyssa Longhi

Calendar Nov 5, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

For beginner/intermediate students looking to deepen their yoga practice. You will use breathing techniques, postures, and focus to peacefully unwind. Prerequisites to this course include being able to safely and comfortably get up and down off the floor with little to no assistance. Please make instructor aware of any limitations in the first class to allow modified poses when necessary. *No class 11/26

Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield


with Linda Coscia

Calendar Nov 9, 2020 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.

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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.

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Pound - Online Class *New Start Date/Day - Monday, 11/9*


with Marlene Deyo

Calendar Nov 9, 2020 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. Instructor can rent a pair to you for $20 or see poundfit .com for more details and https://shop.poundfit. com/shop/ripstix/ for purchasing information.

*No class 11/25

How to Talk with the Other Side - Online Class


with Cindy Miller

Calendar Nov 9, 2020 at 6 pm

Would you like to work with your angels? Do you know how to communicate with Spirit? Do you get results? Do you know how to recognize a sign? Find out how to engage with the other side and develop your intuition. The instructor and students will share stories and experiences. Cindy Miller is the founder of Trinity Productions and author of “Is That All There is …The Journey Within”.

The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture From 10 American Colleges & Universities - Online Class
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The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture From 10 American Colleges & Universities - Online Class


with Mathew Duman

Calendar Nov 9, 2020 at 6 pm

Mathew explains the use of grotesque and gargoyles on academic buildings from a select group of American institutions of higher learning as well as other interesting features of the Collegiate Gothic architectural style.

Touch Workshop - Online Class


with Lori Monaco

Calendar Nov 9, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn the science behind touch and understand how important touch is to mental health and well-being. Learn techniques and practice exercises to create and cultivate compassion for yourself and others.

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