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It is New Milford Adult Education’s goal to serve as many adults in the community as possible to broaden horizons and enrich lives. Whether you need computer skills for work, craft ideas, investment knowledge, or to return to high school at night, New Milford Adult Education
is the place for you! We offer a knowledgeable
and professional staff and a comfortable, casual atmosphere.

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  1. 1. GENERAL INFORMATIONTABLE OF CONTENTSCalendar/Cancellations .............................. 1 It is New Milford Adult Education’s goal to serve asRegistration Information ............................. 2 many adults in the community as possible to broadenSAT Classes/ College Preparation……...…3 horizons and enrich lives. Whether you need computer skills for work, craft ideas, investment knowledge, or toHigh School Diploma Information............... 3 return to high school at night, New Milford Adult Edu-GED Information ........................................ 3 cation is the place for you! We offer a knowledgeable and professional staff and a comfortable, casual at-ESL Information ......................................... 3 mosphere.Career Enhancement................................. 4Computers ................................................ 5On-line Courses: Ed2go…………………….5 WINTER/SPRING CALENDARComputers & Cameras………………..…….6 No Classes/Office Closed:Languages……………..……………………..7 Martin Luther King Day…..………...Jan. 17Family Enrichment….…………………..…...7 Winter Recess………….…..………..Feb.18-21The Pratt Nature Center…………………….7 Conferences…...…..……....………..Apr. 7 Spring Recess…..……..……….…...Apr.18-25Arts & Crafts……………………….……….. 8 Memorial Day………..……….……..May 30Recreation & Fitness…...………………….. 9Fitness……………………………………… 10 SCHOOL CANCELLATIONSEnrichment Registration Form................ ..11  Adult Education classes will not be held when schools are closed for vacation, holidays, teacher schedule conflicts, day school schedule conflicts,OFFICE HOURS or inclement weather. If the day program has anAdministrative: early closing due to inclement weather, there willMonday—Thursday: 2:00pm—8:30pm be no Adult Education that evening. When day school has early dismissal for Professional Devel-Guidance: opment, Adult Education classes are still in ses-Monday –Thursday: 4:30pm—8:30pm sion.ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF  Cancelled classes due to inclement weather areDr. JeanAnn Paddyfote, Superintendent made up by adding additional classes at the endDr. Maureen McLaughlin, Asst. Superintendent of the semester.Denise Duggan, Director of Adult EducationJoe Neff, Guidance Counselor  If inclement weather begins in the late afternoon,Christine Martin, Facilitator please listen to local radio stations and local newsDeb Minasi, Enrichment Secretary on television or call 860-350-6647 Ext. 1170 (office).DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS WINE 940am & WRKI I-95fmIt is the policy of New Milford Adult Education that no 98Qfm & WTIC 1080amperson shall be excluded from participation in, denied Channel 4 or 6/Storm 30the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated againstunder any program, including employment, becauseof race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national ori-gin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, intel- Yes! You Can Teach!lectual impairment, and past/present history of men- Share your skills, talents, or hobbies.tal disorder, learning disability and physical disability. Please call New Milford Adult EdIndividuals with a disability who may need accommo- 860-350-6647 X1177dations are requested to contact Christy Martin, NewMilford Adult Education 860-350-6647 X1170. New Milford Adult Education Page 1 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  2. 2. REGISTRATION INFORMATIONREGISTRATION POLICY REFUND POLICY Registration for the enrichment courses is on a Full refund if requested 3 working days (Mon. through first-come, first-served, basis. Please register at Thurs.) prior to beginning of course ($10 processing fee least two weeks prior to start date of class to avoid will apply); or if class is canceled by New Milford Adult cancellation. Cash, personal/business check(s) are Education. No refunds after class has begun. accepted. Make checks payable to New Milford Adult Education and mail to 388 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT 06776. COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT For returned checks a $25.00 fee will be charged. These courses such as computers, arts & crafts, professional development, and health & fitness can Registration for ESL, GED, and High School involve every adult in the community. Professionals or Diploma programs must be done in person. hobbyists from our community or surrounding communities instruct these courses.CONFIRMATIONS & RECEIPTS Fees are listed with the course descriptions on the We do not mail confirmations. If you would following pages. like a confirmation, please send a self addressed, stamped envelope. TWO WAYS TO REGISTER: Unless notified, classes will run as scheduled. 1. By MailSENIORS Registrations are accepted as soon as the brochure15% discount for seniors (62+) * is available and up to one week prior to class start*Restaurant and Ed2Go classes excluded* date.WHO MAY ENROLL Mail completed registration form (page 14)Enrichment classes are open to all adults age 18 and with full payment to:over unless otherwise stated. Residents of other New Milford Adult Educationdistricts are welcome. There are no additional tuition 388 Danbury Roadfees for out-of-district adults in the enrichment program. New Milford, CT 06776Adult High School and GED classes are open to all 2. Walk-in RegistrationNew Milford residents age 16 and older who are legally Held at New Milford High Schoolwithdrawn from day school and do not have a high January 12th & 13th 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.school diploma. There is no fee. and January 18th & 19th 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at NMHS Adult Ed OfficeROOM ASSIGNMENTSRoom assignments will be posted at the buildingentrance. Unless otherwise noted, classes will be heldat New Milford High School. TEACHERS WANTED FORGED DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONSIndividuals with documented disabilities who may need ENRICHMENT CLASSES!!!special accommodations on the GED Test are Do you have a specialty or hobby that you would like torequested to contact the State GED Administrator for teach to others? (Certification not required). New Milfordapproval at 1-860-807-2110. Adult Education is looking for enthusiastic, qualified people to join our program.GIFT CERTIFICATES Please send resume to:How about a gift certificate for friends and family for a New Milford Adult Educationbirthday or special day? Call us 860-350-6647 X1170. 388 Danbury Road New Milford, CT 06776 E-mail: adulted@newmilfordps.org Or call for more information: 860-350-6647 x1170New Milford Adult Education Page 2 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  3. 3. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED/ESL & COLLEGE PREP High School Credit Diploma Program GED: General Education Development Complete a minimum of twenty-one credits and earn a New These classes prepare students for the five subject areas Milford Board of Education Adult High School Diploma! Classes covered on the GED examination. Completion of these national run Monday through Thursday from 5:00-9:00pm. Students must standardized tests will earn you a State of Connecticut High be 16 years of age or older and officially withdrawn from high School Diploma! The areas include language, reading, math, school. Previously earned credits are transferable. Please bring social studies and science. Individuals wishing to take the GED your most recent transcript and withdrawal papers from your last exam must be 16 years of age or older and no longer enrolled high school to registration. Academic counseling and confidential in school. Classes meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays services are provided. Students must register for a minimum from 7:00-8:30 p.m. of 2 credits to graduate from the High School Diploma Program. To register, you must meet with our guidance counselor for an interview, placement test, and course planning. All students new to New Milford Adult Education MUST attend orientation on January 24th-27th 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Register: January 18th & 19th 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at New Milford High School To register, you must meet with our guidance counselor for an Practice GED February 1, 2011 interview, placement test, and course planning. Classes Begin February 8, 2011 REGISTER: January 18th & 19th 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at ESL: LEARN ENGLISH!! New Milford High School ESL (English as a Second Language) is a program to assist Classes Begin January 31, 2011 foreign speaking adults in becoming comfortable and more fluent in English. Students will be assessed at registration for3rd Annual Adult Education College Fair class placement.May 11, 2011 6:00—8:00 p.m. • BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED CIVICS/ GRAMMAR CLASSESFree and open to the public, this college fair will allow students to • TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.interact with admissions representatives from a wide range ofpostsecondary institutions to discuss course offerings, admission ESL Electives (Students enrolled in the above programs mayand financial aid requirements, college life in general, and other also take the following). All classes meet 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.information pertinent to the college selection process. For moreinformation, contact the Adult Education office @ 860-354-6647 ESL U.S. History Through ReadingX1176 Wed., Feb. 2, 9, 16, 26, 23 & March 2College Preparation ESL for the Service/ Hospitality WorkerJuniors! Seniors! Anyone preparing for college entrance! Learn Wed., March 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6test-taking techniques; increase your abilities and build confidencewithin yourself to ease the stress of test day (Textbook included). ESL Computer SkillsClasses will complete prior to SAT Test. Mon. Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28 ESL English Grammar IntensiveSAT Math Review Mon., April 4, 11, 25 & May 2Learn the topics to best prepare yourself for the Math SAT. Learnthe strategies to score your best. The course includes a review of Register: January 12th & 13th 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. atsome algebra and geometry and plenty of practice problems. New Milford High School Classes Begin January 25, 2011V. Bambino Mon. 2/28—4/46 Sessions 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. $95 CITIZENSHIP Prepares students for the INS requirements for citizenship.SAT Verbal Review Reviews interview skills and USA facts.Learn the topics to best prepare yourself for the Verbal SAT. Work Mon., Feb. 7, 14, 28. March 7, 14, 21, 28 & April 4 @on vocabulary, writing, and reading comprehension. You will utilize 6:30 - 8 :00 p. m.samples for practice. Register: January 12th & 13th 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at New MilfordC. Morosco Wed. 3/2—4/6 High School6 Sessions 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. $95 New Milford Adult Education Page 3 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  4. 4. CAREER ENHANCEMENT ATTENTION ALL FOOD SERVICE STAFF!CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT TRAINING SERVSAFE FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATIONThis class is designed to provide knowledge and skills In every operation and any situation, food andfor students interested in the health care profession. customer safety is a top priority. That’s why theThe course work includes classroom instruction in ba- National Restaurant Association Educationalsic nursing skills, medical terminology and basic anat- Foundation developed the ServSafe Food Safetyomy and physiology. Students complete a MANDA- Program. Successful completion of the course andTORY clinical experience of 60 hours at a local nurs- final exam, administered during the last class, willing home. The clinical experience will include some provide you with a Food Protection ManagerSaturdays in order to experience a full shift at the Certification. REQUIREMENTS: Valid picture ID, priornursing home. The classroom and clinical experi- purchase of ServSafe Essentials 5th Edition textbookences enable students to take the Connecticut State with exam answer key (www.servsafe.com to purchaseNursing Assistant certification test at the end of the book, item #ESX5R).course. Students MUST complete all course work andclinical hours in order to be eligible to take the state R. Parrinello Tues. 4/5 & 4/12exam. The cost of the exam and transportation is the 2 Sessions 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. $125responsibility of the student. Books are included withthe course fee. REQUIREMENTS: Students musthave a current physical and TB shot, social security # . YOU’RE ON THE AIRD. Duggan Tues. & Thurs. Start 2/1 HOW TO REALLY MAKE IT IN VOICE-OVERS 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. $890 Voice-Overs are hot today! You don’t have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly doesn’t hurt! In this class, you’ll learn about an exciting new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full or part-time business.CPR - AMERICAN RED CROSS You’ll step up to the microphone to do some practice This certification class will educate you on the signs recording, and best of all, hear the results.and symptoms of a heart attack, breathing emergen-cies, cardiac arrest and stroke. After competent dem- R. Sciglimpaglia Thurs. 3/3onstration of skills on resuscitation mannequins and 1 Session 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. $30passing a multiple choice test, you will become certi-fied in CPR. A certification card, valid for one year,will be issued to successful participants at the end of SPEAKING FOR SUCCESSthe class. The class is taught by a certified CPR in- Effective communication and presentation can openstructor through the American Red Cross. many doors; present information in a clear, effective, persuasive way. Learn how to analyze your audience, ADULT Mon. 2/7 about different types of speeches, how to develop a1 Session 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. $55 speech and deliver it successfully. Quell your fear of public speaking with understanding and confidence.INFANT/CHILD Wed. 2/91 Session 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. $55 J. Bronn Thurs. 3/10 1 Session 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $35 See Computers and Ed2Go classes offered on page 5 & 6 as a way to increase your professional value in your current job and to boost your marketability in a career search. New Milford Adult Education Page 4 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  5. 5. COMPUTERS INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS 2010 Learn the basics of this popular accountingBASIC COMPUTER software. A must for small business owners.Don’t be intimidated by your computer! Learn the ba- Manage receivables and payables, create invoicessics and see what the computer can do for you: start and budgets. Some accounting experience helpful,up, e-mail, basic Microsoft Word, uploading images, but not necessary. PREREQUISITE: Knowledge ofshortcuts, run security for viruses, accessing the inter- Windows, keyboarding and mouse skills.net, Paypal, etc. Learn how to use Windows for vari-ous functions such as copying, creating and deleting J. Perrone Wed. 3/2 - 3/30files. Little or no experience required. 5 Sessions 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. $110J. Brabson Wed. 2/2 - 2/163 Sessions 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $75 INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2007 Gain knowledge of basic and advanced skills in theINTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCEL 2007 use of PowerPoint. What techniques can you use toBecome familiar with the Excel 2007 interface while make your presentation more professional?gaining knowledge of basic and advanced skills. You’ll Establish comfort with online tutorials. Familiarizeenter labels and values, build and copy formulas, use yourself with PowerPoint’s interface, toolbars,Wizards to enter functions, and present and modify templates and the task pane. Learn about insertingdata in charts. Establish comfort with online tutorials. and animating objects. Become skilled with the useFlash drive included in course fee. PREREQUISITE: of hyperlinks and learn how to insert and embedKnowledge of Microsoft Windows. music and video. Make an animated storybook that you can narrate digitally. Flash drive included inD. Daniels Thurs. 3/3 - 3/24 course fee. PREREQUISITE: Knowledge of4 sessions 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. $100 Microsoft Excel. D. Daniels Tues. 4/26 - 5/17 4 Sessions 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. $100 INSTRUCTOR FACILITATED ON-LINE COURSES New Milford Adult Education www.ed2go.com/nmaeOur instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun and Courses start as low as: $95highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability tocreate warm and supportive communities of learners. It’s no won- How To Get Started:der that many long-lasting friendships have formed in our lively 1. Go to www.ed2go.com/nmaediscussion areas. All courses run for six weeks (with a two-week 2. Click the Courses link, choose the department and coursegrace period at the end). Hundreds of courses to choose from. title you are interested in and select the Enroll NowCourses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands- button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for youron assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. course. Enter your e-mail and a password that will grantYou can complete any course entirely from your home or office, any you access to the Classroom.time of the day or night. 3. When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin yourRequirements: studies, simply log in with your e-mail and the passwordAll courses require internet access, e-mail, the Netscape Navigator you selected during enrollment.or the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser. Some courses mayhave additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction New course sessions begin on the third Wednesday of eachCenter for more information. month. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the courses that interest you. New Milford Adult Education Page 5 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  6. 6. COMPUTERS & CAMERASSOCIAL MEDIA COURSES: ABSOLUTE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO DIGITALFeeling lost in this world of Social Media? Once you are CAMERASknowledgeable, it can be a wonderful, advantageous tool Want to learn the absolute basics of choosing andprofessionally and personally. Join Jennifer Brabson to using a digital camera? This class is for you. You’lldive into the Social Media universe. Utilize Facebook, learn what makes digital photography different fromLinkedIn and/ or Twitter to expand your horizons. In- film photography, how those differences translatestructor will call students with supplies needed prior to into features on digital cameras, and how toclass. choose and use those features. Join the digital revolution!>FACEBOOKFacebook is about sharing. Learn about the social net- D. Obarowski Mon. 2/7works with a focus on Facebook. Learn to create your 1 Session 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $35profile, find and chat with friends, share pictures and linksand find popular games. Important issues like security EXPLORING PHOTOBOOKS & Great!and privacy, controlling which information is visible andsearchable, are also covered. DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKING Are you one of those people who admire thoseJ. Brabson Wed. 4/6 & 4/13 beautiful new “photobooks” but don’t think you2 Sessions 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $65 have the skills to make one yourself? Wondering where you would start? What company or software to use? Never fear! Even if your computer skills>LINKEDIN are very limited, you, too, can combine your photosLinkedIn is the leading professional network on the web, and text and create a bound book. This “low tech”enabling you to connect with the people in your profes- class will give you the guidance you need!sional and personal life. Find new opportunities for in-ternships and full-time positions. Manage what potential D. Obarowski Mon. 4/4employers learn about you from the Internet. This course 1 Session 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $35will help you understand what LinkedIn does for you,guide you in building your personal platform through yourprofile, assist you in connecting to people you know and BUYING AND SELLING ON E-BAYtrust. Teach you how to find important contacts and Richard Kosier, an Education Specialist trained byreach them, and to help you use LinkedIn to find, get eBay, is offering you the chance to learn tips andfound and network. tricks for buying and selling on eBay. This course provides new users with the tools and fundamentalJ. Brabson Wed. 5/11 & 5/18 skills needed to become a successful eBay buyer2 Sessions 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $65 and seller. More than 724,000 people make a full or part-time living on eBay. Come learn how to market your goods! A textbook is included in the>TWITTER course fee. Students must have an active e-mailA hands-on class designed for beginning Twitter users address in order to take this class. Limited to 15who want to learn effective ways to manage their ac- students.counts and stay efficient. Learn useful applications thatcan save you time and help you get the most out of Twit- R. Kosier Thurs. 2/24 - 3/31ter. 6 Sessions 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $120J. Brabson Wed. 5/251 Session 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $35 New Milford Adult Education Page 6 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  7. 7. LANGUAGES QUE PASA? Spanish is a popular language and adding it to CIAO! BELLA ITALIA your resume may expand your marketability. You Whether you plan to visit Italy or not, learning this beautiful do not need to be a professional to join this class. language will enrich you! This course is informative and Spanish is great fun and may inspire you to travel! there is plenty of practice with pronunciation and small In class you will learn vocabulary and progress conversation, but the fun in Adelina’s class goes above and into some Spanish conversations. You will also be beyond! Students need to purchase: “Italian in 10 Minutes provided with many interesting facts about the Per Day” ISBN #0944502334. Spanish culture! (No class 4/7) N. Tigner Tues. Start 2/1 - 3/22 A. Tedesco Thurs. Start 2/17 - 4/14 8 Sessions 7:00 - 9:00 pm $90 8 Sessions 7:00 - 9:00 pm $90 FAMILY ENRICHMENT Come experience a special evening of games, crafts, and fun, with a focus on learning as a family. The classes are open to preschool through first grade students and their families. Program run by C. Martin. Dr. Seuss Thurs. 2/24/11 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. FREE! Let’s get ready for Dr. Seuss’ birthday by reading books, making crafts and playing Seuss theme-related learning games. Earth Day Thurs. 4/14/11 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. FREE! Come celebrate our earth as we learn how to care for it through crafts, books, learning games and activities. Birds Thurs. 5/12/11 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. FREE! Our theme will help us explore shapes, colors, numbers and letters as we play games, make crafts and read about all kinds of birds. THE PRATT NATURE CENTER Full Moon Hikes Get back to nature! The wildlife preserve spans 193 acres and encompasses diverse ecosystems including mountains, meadows, wooded terrain and wetlands. Join us for a hike through the lower fields by the light of the full moon, then warm up by the campfire with marshmallows! (please bring a flashlight). Please register with The Pratt Center @ 860-355-3137. All ages are welcome! 1/21, 2/18, 3/18, 4/15 & 5/13 7:00 p.m. FREE!New Milford Adult Education Page 7 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  8. 8. ARTS & CRAFTSMULTI-MEDIUM ART STAINED GLASSArt instruction by a talented, seasoned artist, Diane Create a stunning shamrock or butterfly withSteinberg, encompassing various mediums to further Heidi at her studio using copper foil, solder, andyour artistic passions. Discover your abilities and patina. Come have a wonderful time creatingexpand your skills. Classes for the beginner or something of beauty. Classes are for beginners orexperienced. Learn new techniques and knowledge advanced. Taught by Heidi Kelly at Hummingbirdin this casual atmosphere amongst your painter Stained Glass Studio @ 59 Kelly Rd. All suppliespeers. are included.>OIL, ACRYLIC & WATERCOLOR PAINTING: Shamrock Thurs. 3/10Bring a work in progress or start something new. 1 Session 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. $28D. Steinberg Mon. 3/7 - 4/11 Butterfly Thurs. 3/246 Sessions 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. $69 1 Session 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. $28>DRAWING FOR ALL LEVELS: It’s back tobasics, pencil, charcoal, pen and ink drawing BEGINNER COPPER FOIL STAINED GLASStechniques explored or honed. Learn the importance In this class, students will learn how to make aof light, shadowing and line usage, texture and beautiful stained glass sun catcher (choose fromcomposition. several different patterns) by the copper foil method. Through this workshop you will learn how to scoreD. Steinberg Tues. 3/8 - 4/12 (cut) glass, grind, foil, solder, patina, and polish your6 Sessions 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. $69 piece. This class is for beginners or for a refresher class to get back into this wonderful hobby. Located>FOLK ART: Learn the art of stenciling, folk at Hummingbird Stained Glass Studio @ 59 Kellypainting, and tole painting. You will bring home a Rd. Attendance at first class mandatory. Allcompleted project. Instructor will call with a supply supplies are included.list before the first class—pre-registration is a must! H. Kelly Thurs. 5/5 - 5/19D. Steinberg Tues. 5/3 - 5/24 3 Sessions 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. $854 Sessions 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. $59BEGINNER OR INTERMEDIATE KNITTING Adult Education is pleased to announce theThis class is for you whether you would like to learn creation of The Robert W. Martin Scholarshipto knit starting with the basics (cast on, purl, bind) or Fund. The fund will provide financialare an intermediate knitter who would benefit from assistance to a graduating Adult EducationPam’s instruction, expertise, and guidance to student going on to post-secondary education.advance your skills. Learn the way to a lifetime of Donations can be sent to:enjoyment and pride in your knitting talent. Comeenjoy a fun, relaxing, life long hobby. Projects to be The Robert W. Martin Scholarship Funddetermined by the students. Instructor will provide New Milford Adult Educationmaterials for first class. 388 Danbury Road New Milford, CT 06776P. Geiger-Dupas Tues. 3/22 - 4/124 Sessions 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. $60New Milford Adult Education Page 8 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  9. 9. RECREATION & FITNESSTHE WINTER & SPRING NIGHT SKIESLet the volunteers from the McCarthy Observatory COUNTRY AMERICAN LINE DANCINGguide your exploration and appreciation of the seasonal Come join us for fun evenings of Countrynight sky in the classroom, outdoors, and at the American Line Dancing and lots of smiling! You willObservatory. You will learn to navigate among the learn all the basic steps needed to participate in thisseasonal stars, using constellations and other patterns marvelous form of physical and mental exercise. Itamong the stars as guides. We will discuss the ancient is being enjoyed not only in this country, but all overnames for stars and the constellations, and the history the world. If you have ever wanted to join in the funand myth surrounding them. You will begin to use the of a “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”, now is the time. Stepbrightness and color of stars to help with identification. sheets will be provided. Taught by Laurel & BobMost of all, you’ll have fun! Classes held at THE Curtis from Sundown Escape. Min. 15 students.OBSERVATORY. L. & B. Curtis Tues. 2/22 - 3/22Observatory Staff Wed. Start 2/9 - 3/16 5 Sessions 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. $806 Sessions 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. $65SALSA DANCELearn the basic Salsa steps and be out on the dance WATER AEROBICS/ AQUA ZUMBAfloor having fun. Instructors Candi and Bob from Looking for a workout that is easy on your joints, butPlatinum Salsa will teach you foot shines, body still works your heart and major muscle groups?mechanics and partner work. This popular form of Water Aerobics and Aqua Zumba are all that, plusLatin American dance is great exercise and so much they are fun and comfortable ways to get moving.fun! No experience necessary. Water buoyancy gives you support that reduces the (no class 4/20) stress of carrying your weight. Help improve yourC. & B. Muro Wed. 3/23 - 5/4 strength, flexibility and balance while toning your6 Sessions 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. $80 muscles. Aqua Zumba is an awesome water workout to the Latin beat. Water shoes are recommended for this class. Bathing suit and towel required for both classes. Students must feel comfortable in 12ft ofBELLY DANCE FIT water. Prorated classes available. Classes held atGet a full body workout that slims and tones through THE DIVE SHOP Aquatic Center in Brookfield.cardiovascular and strength building dance moves.Belly dancing burns calories, while building Water Aerobicscardiovascular endurance. Muscle isolation exercises K. Gordon Mon. or Thurs. Start 1/10 or 1/13tone your hips, thighs, and abdominals, interweaving 6 Sessions 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. $88the belly dance basics. Beautify your body whileexperiencing belly dancing’s charms. Classes held atKATHY HENKEL FITNESS, 143 West St, Ste. Q, New Aqua ZumbaMilford. L. Muir ALL CLASSES ARE HELD AT 1/26 Wed. Start NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL $88 6 Sessions 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.K. Henkel Wed. 2/9 - 3/30 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED8 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $88 AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT,K. Henkel Wed. 4/27 - 5/256 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $66 PLEASE REGISTER TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASS. New Milford Adult Education Page 9 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  10. 10. FITNESS ZUMBA YOGA FOR DEEP RELEASE, Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music. It FLEXIBILITY & STRENGTH is based on the principle that a workout should be Come unwind the body while “FUN & EASY”. The routines feature aerobic/fitness releasing mental tension before building strength interval training with a combination of fast and slow and warmth within the body so you are prepared to rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. stretch the muscles. We’ll complete our practice with deep relaxation each class. This program is for J. Calise Wed. 2/2 - 3/9 beginners to intermediates. Comfortable clothes, 6 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $88 mat or blanket are required. Refrain from eating heavily 2 hours before class. (no class 4/20) J. Calise Wed. 3/23 - 5/4 (no class 2/21) 6 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $88 L. Ward Mon. 1/24 - 3/21 8 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $88 ZUMBA GOLD BEYOND BEGINNERS YOGA If you’ve heard about Zumba ~ the dance fitness party This class is for those who have taken beginners that is sweeping the nation ~ but haven’t tried it yoga. In these additional classes we will advance because you don’t know the steps or are afraid that the beginners practice with deeper breathe work, you can’t keep up, this is the class for you! Same stronger postures while moving into longer great music and moves: meringue, salsa, rock n’ roll moments of meditation. Comfortable clothes and to name a few but a slower pace, lower impact, and yoga mat are required. Refrain from heavy eating more time teaching the steps. All ages welcome; wear 2 hours before class. sneakers & comfortable clothing. Bring a towel & a New! water bottle. Class limited to 15 students. (no class 4/18, 4/25, 5/30) L. Ward Mon. 4/4 - 5/23 V. McChesney Tues. Start 2/15 - 3/22 6 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $66 6 Sessions 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. $88 V. McChesney Tues. Start 4/5 - 5/17 6 Sessions 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. $88 PILATES ON THE BALL A mat pilates based class for all ability levels using the All fitness classes are taken at the participant’s large stability ball to increase the support of the own risk. People taking classes should be rea- exercises. A full body workout, pilates targets the sonably fit with no pre-existing conditions that muscles of the abdomen, back and hips. Increase might impact their participation or health. flexibility, strength, balance and body awareness. Bring a mat and stability ball. K. Horvath Wed. 2/16 - 4/6 8 Sessions 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $88New Milford Adult Education Page 10 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  11. 11. ENRICHMENT REGISTRATION FORMREGISTRATION INFORMATION:1. Walk-In registration 1/12/11 & 1/13/11 or 1/18/11 & 1/19/11 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at NMHS2. Mail-In registration to : 388 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT 067763. Make checks payable to: “NEW MILFORD ADULT EDUCATION”4. 15% Senior Citizen (62+) Discount (DOES NOT APPLY TO ED2GO CLASSES) **CONFIRMATIONS WITH SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPES ONLY** NAME: STREET: TOWN: STATE: ZIP: HOME PHONE: WORK/CELL: E-MAIL: COURSE TITLE START DATE AMOUNT Payment Enclosed: Check #: Total Enclosed:Enrolling in our family program? Please list the number of family attending and theages of the children. # attending_____________ Ages of children_______________________Do you have an idea for an Adult Education Course? We are currentlylooking for new ideas and teachers for our program!! Please let us know. . .Course Idea:Mail to: New Milford Adult Education 388 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT 06776 (860) 350-6647 Ext. 1170 E-mail us at: adulted@newmilfordps.orgNew Milford Adult Education Page 11 Winter/Spring 2011 Brochure
  12. 12. NEW MILFORD ADULT EDUCATION The New Milford Adult Education Program is sponsored by the New Milford Board of Education BOARD OF EDUCATION Wendy Faulenbach Lynette Celli Rigdon David Lawson Daniel Nichols Nancy C. Tarascio-Latour Thomas McSherry Alexandra Thomas William Wellman Rodney Weinberg ADMINISTRATIONDr. JeanAnn Paddyfote…………………………………………… .............. SuperintendentDr. Maureen McLaughlin……..………………………..………....Assistant SuperintendentDenise Duggan ...………………………………………....…….Director of Adult EducationJoseph Neff .....………………………………………………………...Guidance CounselorChristine Martin…………………………………………………………….………..FacilitatorDeb Minasi………………………………………………………….…Enrichment SecretaryTHE NEW MILFORD ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER

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