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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes

Our Classes

Reading Music Made Easy (in person) Litchfield


with Dee Wheeler

Calendar Sep 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This class is for beginners who have always wanted to learn the basics of reading music. There is no time like the present to embark on a new path in your musical journey by finally learning the keys to this basic creative musical skill.  

Certified Nurse Aide Training 11 weeks (C.N.A) Evening - Litchfield


with Margot Snellback

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 11 weeks

Learn the skills that will allow you to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). Our 100-hour program consists of 52 hours of classroom time and 48 hours of clinical training. Completion will qualify you for the state certification examination (application fee included). PPD (Mantoux) and physical (within one year) are required prior to the first day of clinical. Call Foothills Adult Education 1.800.300.4781 Margot x1194 for more details. Note: For those who need recertification you will need to call Prometric at 1.866.499.7485. Register at, Adult Education Enrichment, CNA Training w/full payment.

Pay in FULL online via Credit Card (no partial pays) OR Call to register and use our Payment Schedule (pay via cash): $300 non-refundable deposit due at registration $300 due 1st night of class $300 due 1 month after start date.

*Tuition support may be available through WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) funding. Call 860.496.3500 for more information.

Angels: An Introduction (Online)


with Elana Koverman

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will be about all angels in general, how we communicate with them, signs they send us, and how they are just waiting for our permission to aid us in everything we do.  Come learn how to embrace the Angel’s love and guidance to better all aspects of your life.

Enneagram: Self Discovery & Self Awareness (in person) Woodbury MS


with Lisa Olsen

Calendar Sep 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system. Working with Enneagram helps you develop self-knowledge to understand who you are and why you see and relate to the world the way you do. Of the 9 types, none is better or worse than another, each has its own strengths and weaknesses and is non-gender biased. Find out how you can release the grip we’ve kept on old, self-defeating ways of living so you can open yourself to freedom and become your best.

Quilting: Introduction for Beginners (in person) Litchfield


with Dawn Zillich

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

Learn the basics of quilt piecing in this extensive six-lesson lesson course. You also will learn about fabric preparation, ironing, seam allowance, strip/chain piecing, making multiples at a time, and brainstorming ways to use class blocks.  Instructor will contact participants prior to the first class with a supply list. *no class 10/14 & 11/11

ABC's of Government Benefits for your loved one with special needs (Online)


with Stuart Hawkins

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

This workshop will provide a greater understanding of the various government benefits available to your loved one.  It will discuss in detail how to qualify, maximize, and preserve benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability (SSDI), Medicaid, Medicare, and the ABLE Act.

Astrology: A Comprehensive Introduction (Online)


with Andrea Grace

Calendar Oct 2, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

By studying planets, signs, houses, aspects, transits, and the month’s nodal axis, students will walk away from the course prepared to analyze deeply any natal astrological chart. In preparation for the course, please research the time of your birth (in addition to the date and location) so we can produce your own chart. Students are urged to purchase the following optional book before class: The Inner Sky by Steven Forrest (ISBN# 0979067715)

Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield 9AM


with Linda Coscia

Calendar Oct 4, 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  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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