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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education

Our Classes

Yoga - Danbury


with Katie George

Calendar Feb 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 60-minute class is a slower, softer yoga class designed to nurture and support the body. Move slowly and mindfully through the limited sequence of yoga poses. Please bring your own mat and water. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.

Pilates Mat - Intermediate - Southbury


with Simone Pyne

Calendar Feb 9, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

Pilates works to increase muscular strength, body awareness with a body and mind connection, improve posture and breath control.  The Pilates exercises help to bring the body into alignment while simultaneously stretching and strengthening.  THESE MAT CLASSES ARE HELD AT SPYNE PILATES STUDIO, 1255 MIDDLEBURY RD, MIDDLEBURY, and are for new customers only. 

Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield


with Linda Coscia

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 9 am

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 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. 

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Selling On eBay - Litchfield

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm

This class will teach you the basics of selling on eBay and how to avoid pitfalls that come with it.  You will learn about auctions, setting prices, writing descriptions and how to take photos of your items. We cover selling only.

Full Course

101 Travel Tips & Tricks (NEW) - Watertown


with Connie Normandeau

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 6 pm

A successful trip starts long before your departure. I’ll share 101 of my very best travel tips & tricks – from personal experiences, travel experts, & online research to help make your next travel adventure go smoother.

Origami for the Beginner - Southbury


with David Silver

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 6 pm

Origami is the ancient traditional Japanese art of folding paper. Getting lost in folding a model is an enjoyable pursuit. You will learn how to fold a greeting card and the traditional Japanese crane. The basics of how to fold and how to read diagrams will be covered. This is a comprehensive class which includes  selection of recommended books and online resources. No previous experience is necessary. There is a $8 material fee payable to the instructor at the first class.

Government Benefits For Your Loved One With Special Needs - Southbury


with Stuart Hawkins

Calendar Feb 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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.

Homemade Chocolates for Valentines - R7 Winsted


with Margo Wickham

Calendar Feb 11, 2020 at 6 pm

How would you like to put some nice homemade chocolates on your dinner table, give them as a gift or put them in your Easter basket?  All part of the Back to Basics Cooking Demonstration, bake and eat.  There is a $15 material fee payable to the instructor on the night of class.

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