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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education


Computers for the True Beginner - Torrington


with Debbie Howser

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is a beginner class designed for those who are new at navigating and using a computer. We take our time in this class. Students will learn the basics of the computer, email, Internet access, and surfing the net.

Excel I and II - R1 HVRHS *New Start Date March 11*


with Brenda Tate

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this class we will cover the basics and the more advanced functions of Excel. We will explore the workbook, worksheets, ribbon, charts, filters, formulas, What “IF” statements, 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.  Handouts and videos will help you to practice at home.  These skills will help you at work, in your own business, or even in your home budget. Prerequisite: Basic Keyboarding skills and some experience with Excel.

Love Your iPad - Litchfield


with Joan Krampitz

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

You will capture photos and videos and share them through email, text messages, and Airdrop. Email functions, including downloading photos, will be reviewed. Shortcuts and dictation will simplify iPad usage. Your privacy settings will be checked, and we will verify your valued information will not be lost. This class is designed, developed and delivered by a professional IT educator and includes handouts and homework.  Requirements – an Apple iPad and your Apple ID & Password.*No Class 4/1

Alternatives To Selling On Ebay - Litchfield

Calendar Mar 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Due to the great success of the "Selling on eBay" class, we have added a course on other selling alternatives out there. We will look at such platforms as Craigslist, Let Go, Offer Up, and Facebook Marketplace. We'll look at the basics of selling and management with these tools as well as potential pros and cons.

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How to use your Mac and Organize your Files - Southbury


with Michael Jay

Calendar Mar 25, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Most people use their computers for email and the Web but do not venture further to organize their files. This course will concentrate on your Mac’s “Finder” to locate and organize your files.

Getting Started with your Mac - Torrington
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Getting Started with your Mac - Torrington


with Alison Rae Herold

Calendar Mar 30, 2020 at 6 pm

In this introductory session, we’ll show you how to navigate your Mac, set up your system preferences, and explore native apps such as Safari, Finder, Photos and Music. Whether you are brand new to Mac or just need a refresher, you’ll learn the basics and even discover a few of our favorite tips. Bring your Mac or we’ll provide one.

Instagram For Business - Litchfield

Calendar Mar 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Want to know how to make the fastest growing social media platform work for your business? We will go over the basic skills necessary to achieve that and more. Learn how to use the platform, gain followers, grow your business, and interact with high profile pages to continue your growth. PC or Mac is fine as we will look at those platforms, but please bring an android or iOS device with a built-in camera to get the most out of this course.

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Intro to Social Media for Business - R7 Winsted


with Brenda Tate

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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.

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