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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes



Computers

Excel I & II Basics & Formulas (in person) NWRHS, Winsted **NEW Date Sept 30, Oct. 7 ***

$40

with Jennifer Wollman

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

In this class we will cover the basics and different Formula creations in Excel. We will also explore the workbook, worksheets, ribbon, charts, filters, sorting, and linking data. Please bring a USB drive to save your work and be prepared to move quickly through some of the finer points of Excel. PDF handouts will be reviewed in class and help you to practice at home.  These skills can help you at work, in your own business, or even in your home budget.Prerequisite: Basic Keyboarding skills and some experience with Excel. (This is not for advanced users) NEW DATES Sept  30,Oct. 7

Full Course

Basic Internet Security (Online)

$20

with David Thompson

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn basic Internet security concepts and take basic precautions to protect yourself from hacking and identity theft. We will cover Internet browsers, insecure browsers, add-ons, password use, and protective software. Bring your own PC or Mac for a “hands-on” experience. 

Intro to Google (in person) Torrington HS

$40

with Jennifer Wollman

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to navigate Google Chrome, set bookmarks for websites, and use Gmail and Google Drive. Participants must have a working google account prior to class (Example: joesmith@gmail.com). Meets Monday Oct 4 & Wednesday Oct 6. One class 2 sessions.

Computers for Beginners (in person) Litchfield

$59

with David Thompson

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class starts at the very beginning, from pressing the computer's “ON” button. It covers choosing an email provider, using computer security, typing documents, using technology to serve your life goals, and using Skype. Bring your own laptop if you have one.  

Selling Online (Online)

$20

with Cindy Miller

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

This class will show you how to use the many websites, eBay, Craigslist, Offer UP, and more, available to you for selling. You can start a home business or make some extra money using many different websites to sell things. Are you decluttering? Or maybe you are crafty and would like to sell the things you make. Come learn how these websites work and find one that will be best for you. Cindy Miller is a multi-faceted entrepreneur who sells online and has a real estate brokerage. 

Intro to Social Media for Business (Online)
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Intro to Social Media for Business (Online)

$40

with Brenda Tate

Do you have a small business and need a little help creating some interest on your social media accounts?  We will talk about the most current trends in social media and explore how these platforms can help your business.  Please bring a mobile device with Instagram, and/or Facebook already installed with active accounts.  If you have a personal Instagram account, and you are considering changing it to a Business account, we will talk about the pros and cons of that too! We will also cover ways to get noticed on Instagram and Facebook with creative posts and images.

Computer and Distance Applications (Online)

$59

with Michael Gannon

Calendar Nov 8, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course is intended for novice computer/Internet users to expand their use of the Internet for everyday applications. A brief history of PCs, the Internet and online learning will be presented before moving on to online banking and shopping, a variety of software applications (MS Office, tax services, email, etc.), and research. Students will need to have their own computer or device for this class.

Selling Online (Online)

$20

with Cindy Miller

Calendar Nov 18, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will show you how to use the many websites, eBay, Craigslist, Offer UP, and more, available to you for selling. You can start a home business or make some extra money using many different websites to sell things. Are you decluttering? Or maybe you are crafty and would like to sell the things you make. Come learn how these websites work and find one that will be best for you. Cindy Miller is a multi-faceted entrepreneur who sells online and has a real estate brokerage. 





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