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EdAdvance Adult Education FALL 2022 Catalog

Personal Development

Getting Paid To Talk: An Introduction To Professional Voice Over (Online)


with Voice Coaches

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever wondered how to begin in voice over? Part time, full time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat first step. Our remote learning system will take you behind the scenes at Voice Coaches main studios, where we regularly produce voice over content for clients including Netflix, Discovery, HGTV, Disney, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, and more. Apply skills to audio books, training material, animation, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and more. Today’s voice over field has become a great way to leverage your individual voice qualities and communication skills. This class also includes an opportunity to receive a brief one-onone voice range and quality assessment with our instructor.

Building Personal Resilience With Heartmath (Online)


with Lori Monaco

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course introduces you to simple, practical techniques that can help you to de-stress from challenging situations, big and small. HeartMath, which helps you to tap into your heart's intuition via breathing, offers self-regulation and creates a routine for improved mental and emotional states. Prior to the first class, the instructor will send an e-book for the course to registered students. 

Do's & Don'ts Of Documenting Employee Behavior & Performance (Online)


with Diane Dee

Calendar Oct 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The absence of solid documentation is the single most common mistake employers make when handling employee performance, behavior and discipline issues, which can lead to lawsuits and investigations. A senior human resources professional takes you through the concepts of progressive discipline; errors and pitfalls of documentation; and assessing risks of action versus non-action. D. Dee

Understanding Your Aura (online)


with Sydney Sherman

Calendar Oct 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

A Reiki Master and aura consultant leads a workshop on understanding your energy as a way of gaining insight into your life and others. Auras can tell you everything there is to know about a person's likes/dislikes, career paths, mate attractions, and diseases you are prone to. In this workshop, students will be able to define types of auras and verbalize their meanings in order to live a healthier life.

10 Warning Signs Of Alzheimer's (In Person) Winsted


with Jennifer Labrie

Calendar Oct 20, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The instructor describes typical age-related memory changes, how to recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer’s, and dementia, and explain the importance of early detection. J. Labrie

Introduction to Genealogy (Online)


with Robert Weir

Calendar Oct 24, 2022 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Interested in tracing your family tree but don't know where to start? This introductory course will help get you started, showing you tools and techniques to discover your roots and learn more about your ancestors and their lives. Students learn to locate and use the most commonly used genealogical records and interpret them to trace their family trees. Topics discussed include vital records, census, land and probate records, newspapers, church records, best practices, and genealogy software.

Introduction To Black History In Ct. (Online)


with William Johnson

Calendar Oct 25, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

African Americans in Connecticut have played an important but too often overlooked role in both state and national history and culture. Wethersfield Historical Society Museum Educator Gillie Johnson presents a course that provides an overview of Connecticut’s Black History from the 17th century through the present. 

Lovecraft: Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction (Online)


with Faye Ringel

Calendar Oct 25, 2022 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Who is H.P. Lovecraft? Why do writers like Stephen King and Neil Gaiman admire his horror fiction? The work of this racially controversial and creatively influential writer will be discussed via his stories and letters. What are Cthulhu and the Necronomicon? The focus will be on "The Shunned House", "The Festival", "The Shadow Over Innsmouth", and "The Dunwich Horror" plus more. Suggested reading prior to first class is found at the following free online Lovecraft resource:

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