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EdAdvance Adult Education Spring 2024 Catalog

Personal Development

Contemporary Poetry: Conversations About Being Alive - (New) ( In Person ) Woodbury


with Sandy Carlson

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Students explore poems from various times and places that explore in particular what it means to be alive. Discussed are also technical aspects of poems: forms, meter, theme, and the dynamic role of poetry in history. Students add their voices to the conversation by writing their own poems. A document containing online links to the poems to be discussed will be given to registered students by the instructor prior to the first night of class. At the first class, a paper handout will be given to students to refer to.

How To Sell Online ( Online )


with Cindy Miller

Calendar Mar 19, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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

Reiki II Certification - ( In Person ) Watertown


with Carmen Byram

Calendar Mar 19, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this follow-up class to Reiki I, more symbols and attunements are explored, including distance healing, energy beaming, and overcoming unwanted habits. Prerequisite class is Reiki I completion and certification.

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Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five ( New ) ( Online )


with Susan Farrell

Calendar Apr 2, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Discover Kurt Vonnegut and his classic war novel, Slaughterhouse-Five. Taught by a professor of English at the College of Charleston and Vonnegut biography author, this course touches on Vonnegut's life; elements of Slaughterhouse-Five's postmodernism; the Tralfamadorian world view; UFO culture; and Dresden, the place where it all started. Students should purchase or take out of library Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut (any edition is fine).

From Memory To Memoir: Writing Your Life Story ( New ) ( Online )


with Susan Omilian

Calendar Apr 3, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Turn memories of significant events in your life into a memoir for your children and grandchildren. Taught by a published fiction and non-fiction author and writing coach, this class shows where to start, how to get organized, and keep going until you finish. Get tips on pictures and documents to include, organizing your work by theme, and how to self-publish your story. No previous writing experience is required.

Introduction To Grant Writing ( Online )


with Kellie Markle

Calendar Apr 13, 2024 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

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.

Hospice Volunteering 101


with Holly Beck

Calendar Apr 18, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of hospice care and how to become a hospice volunteer. You will gain an understanding of end-of-life care and be invited to become a hospice volunteer (after health and

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Social Networking In The Tri-State Area ( New ) ( Online )


with Catherine Palmer Paton

Calendar Apr 18, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

See the world  and your community with new "permaculture eyes" and principles. Make friendly connections with nature, people and supportive resources for shared growth and success! 

 Local and online resources for networking as well as free or paid resources will be highlighted. What are your favorite newspapers,blogs, private or public discussion groups, businesses and programs, non-profits such as faith and library resources in the tri-corner area and beyond? What can enhance safety, agreements and helpful options to prepare and enjoy each stage of life? Bring your ideas and tips to add to the 'growing list' and learn more by sharing insights!

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