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EdAdvance Adult Education FALL 2022 Catalog



Personal Development

Introduction To Grant Writing (Online)

$99

with Kellie Markle

Calendar Oct 1, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This course provides an overview of the basics of grant writing for nonprofits and organizations seeking funding. Discover how to research appropriately and identify different parts of a grant proposal. Topics also include stages of a grant research process and best practices.

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Claiming Your Career Success (In Person) Pomperaug HS
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Claiming Your Career Success (In Person) Pomperaug HS

$75

with Claudia Fox

*** NO CLASS 10/10 & 10/31 ***

Do you have difficulty entering/re-entering the workforce? Or moving to the next level in your job? Or starting your own business? In this very interactive, action-oriented course, a certified international coach guides participants to find their passion, gift, or talent and to create a path to earn money doing something they love to do. Supplies for registered students to bring to first class to create a vision board include a square 8 1/2 X 11 board, adhesive, and some magazines; supplies will also be provided by instructor. 

PT Barnum & The Origin Of The American Circus (In Person) Pomperaug HS
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PT Barnum & The Origin Of The American Circus (In Person) Pomperaug HS

$20

with Leon Dimartino

Learn about PT Barnum and some of the more interesting performers in the American circus.

Stand Up! Comedy Writing Workshop (Online)

$75

with Kim DeShields

Calendar Oct 4, 2022 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

Learn how to be a stand-up comedian from Nick at Nite's “Funniest Mom” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” contestant Kim DeShields. The class will explore how to identify potential material, how to turn life experiences into jokes and how to make simple observations funny. You will also learn ease, flow, and stage presence to develop your own personal comedy style or persona in your own short stand-up set (with feedback). 

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Basic Shamanic Journeying: A Three-Week Exploration (In Person) Torrington

$45

with Agneta Borstein

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

EXPLORATION In a healing workshop, participants will learn core shamanism, encounter power animals, and journey with spirit helpers. In this three-week course, find out how to implement shaman techniques into your daily life. Bring a blanket, bandana, and a notebook.

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Coming Home To The Heart: Four-Week Mindfulness Miniseries Cultivating Self-Compassion (Online)
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Coming Home To The Heart: Four-Week Mindfulness Miniseries Cultivating Self-Compassion (Online)

$59

with Jennifer Zehler

Through mindfulness, kindness, and interconnectedness, students will practice developing a more compassionate mind and learn ways to be a better friend to themselves. Learn to cope more effectively with stress and develop an attitude of humility, self-compassion, and gratitude.

CT History In Colonial Times & Beyond (Online)

$50

with Brandon Lisi

Calendar Oct 11, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

***THIS CLASS HAS CHANGED TO AN ONLINE ONLY CLASS AND WILL START OCTOBER 11TH***

Students will survey milestones in Connecticut history from the colonial period to the mid-19th century. Special attention will be given to CT political and economic history during the American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. Comprehend how past events shape the world we live in today. CLASSES HELD AT SHARON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 18 MAIN STREET, SHARON. 

How To Talk To The Other Side (Online)

$20

with Cindy Miller

Calendar Oct 13, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You are gifted with spiritual insight. Would you like to communicate with spirits? How do you recognize a sign and develop your intuition? Do you get results when you engage with God? Cindy Miller is a God-based intuitive and author of Is That All There Is: The Journey Within. Each gathering is unique, so you can take this class multiple times. Messages are geared to whomever is present the dathe class. 

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