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EdAdvance Adult Education FALL 2022 Catalog

Personal Development

Astrology Basics (In Person) Torrington


with Agneta Borstein

Calendar Oct 26, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class will provide you with an overview of the fundamentals of astrology: the 12 zodiac signs, planets, and houses. We will explore each component as you will start to understand the basic chart interpretation, and you will be able to recognize an astrological chart.

Introduction To Helene Johnson & The Harlem Renaissance (Online)


with Abigal McGrath

Calendar Nov 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The daughter of renowned poet Helene Johnson explores the influential arts movement through anecdotal accounts of literary giants and the plight of African Americans during this period. Recommended optional book prior to first class: This Waiting for Love: Helene Johnson, Poet of the Harlem Renaissance - Paperback - ISBN #'s: 155849572X or ISBN- 13: 9781558495722.

Resume Preparation & Job Hunting (Online)


with Robert McKenzie

Calendar Nov 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Developing your resume is important to your job search. Knowing how to conduct a job search is critical. This course gives participants tools for developing a successful resume; marketing yourself; networking; and handling difficult interview questions. The goal is to target your dream job and develop skills to get it. Instructor will email a 25-page workbook to registered students prior to first class. 

Understanding The Afterlife: A Workshop (online)


with Sydney Sherman

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course emphasizes the scientific rationale for the afterlife. Students learn about the well-documented history and study of the Great Beyond. Discussions will include what occurs at the moment of death, the new forms our loved ones take, and identifying energy as clues as to how they remain close. 

Understanding The Process Of Death (Online)


with Sydney Sherman

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course discusses the various physiological effects that occur during the process of death. How can one share with loved ones as they transition? Via discussion and a presentation, students will learn about the three main stages of dying marked by changes in responsiveness and functioning.

How To Talk To The Other Side (Online)


with Cindy Miller

Calendar Nov 10, 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. 

Benedict Arnold & Peggy Shippen: A Story of Romance, Adventure, & Betrayal (In Person) Pomperaug HS


with Leon Dimartino

Calendar Nov 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Better than a Lifetime movie, Shippen’s place in history is a fascinating story not often told in detail in our history books. 

Book Appraising (In Person) Pomperaug HS


with Bob Seymour

Calendar Nov 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Determine the approximate value of the participants’ books. Students will find out what qualities make some books more valuable than others, how and where to research books to determine their value and what markets are available to them. Bob Seymour is an experienced appraiser. There is a 12-book maximum. 

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