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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education - ALL ONLINE CLASSES

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Chords Are Key Guitar - Online Class


with Tom Furdon

Calendar Nov 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you will not have to take private lessons to do it. Bring your acoustic guitar. Fee includes an online book and online videos.

A New Era in Digital Marketing - Online Class
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A New Era in Digital Marketing - Online Class


with Lance Leifert

Calendar Nov 12, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn what it takes to take your business to the next level through marketing. Understand the transition from traditional marketing to digital marketing and each of their challenges in today’s market. Discover basic aspects of any digital marketing campaign including online visibility, lead generation, and audience building/branding. Also learn where online marketing has been historically and where it is going. 

Brush off Stress, Mixed Media Workshop - Online Class


with Carolyn Mitchell

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 1 pm

Holidays can be stressful, and this year is no exception, in fact it may be a little more stressful than usual. Join artist Carolyn Mitchell from the Brush & Pallet’s Zoom Art Room for this fun and creative online journey into Mixed Media. Each kit will contain an 11”x14” canvas, paints, paper, decorations, and baubles to create a fun and lovely mixed media piece. You are encouraged to add your own personal touches as well, such as pictures, words, magazine or book pages, musical notes, etc. Materials cost is $35

Castle Menorah - Online Class


with Karen Rossi

Calendar Nov 15, 2020 at 1 pm

Paint and bead your own metal menorah and create a lifetime memory. Visit for ideas and inspiration. Materials charge $60 fee payable at http:// 

Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield


with Linda Coscia

Calendar Nov 16, 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.

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.

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Mail Art: Making Collage Art - Online Class


with Thomas Hlas

Calendar Nov 16, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Mail Art is small handmade art sent through the mail. We will explore collage techniques to make your own postcards to send to family and friends. You already have most of the supplies in your home. Instructor will contact participants prior to the first class with a supply list. 

Spanish Is Fun II


with Rebeca Espinosa-Reyes

Calendar Nov 16, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Emphasis is on meaningful use of the language. Participants will expand knowledge of basic vocabulary, present grammar, and Spanish culture. “Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, Fourth Edition Book and CD -2015”, (ISBN #1438074972) is recommended for this class. Please call 1-800-300-4781 to check if there is enough enrollment.

Talking With Heaven - Follow Up To Talk With the Other Side - Online Class


with Cindy Miller

Calendar Nov 16, 2020 at 6 pm

During this follow-up workshop, participants will share stories, how their connection is working, as well as what and how they are receiving their information. New information comes through with each group that gathers. The instructor will make time for a question and answer period. Cindy M. Miller is an author of “Is that all there is… The Journey Within”. *Participants do not have to attend the first session to enroll in this class.

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