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New Summer 2012 Courses

  1. 1. CPR for Health Care• This one-day course covers the basic skills needed to treat airway, $67.00 breathing, and cardiac emergencies Fridays in adults, children, and infants. 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.• Included in the skills are one and June 22, 2012 two-person CPR, use of a mask for & ventilation, and the use of the August 10, 2012 automated external defibrillator. To Register, Call: 617.228.2462• Upon successful completion of the class, the participant will be issued an American Heart Association CPR Card at the healthcare Provider Level
  2. 2. * Explore basic postures, breathing exercises and learn about other facets of Yogic Philosophy.* Learn Pranayamaa, a Sanskrit word meaning "extension of the life force".* Take the opportunity to learn why Yoga is for everyone regardless of $60.00 age or physical challenges. Wear loose comfortable clothing, bring Tuesday & Thursday a mat, a small blanket, and bottled water to class. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. June 5-June 28, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  3. 3. * Learn basic Latin dances/rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.* The routines feature interval/resistance training to fast and slow rhythms.* Zumba will tone and sculpt the entire body while burning fat and calories. COME JOIN THE PARTY!! $50.00 Mondays, Wednesday 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. July 18-August 10, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  4. 4. PILATES AN INTRODUCTION• A dynamic series of precise movements and exercises that enhance your natural alignment and elongate the muscles.• This course will combine the exercise and movement methodologies of the East and West.• In class, we will continue to elevate fitness through constantly investigating the science of the human body.• This course is taught in ideal environment $99.00 where intimidation and judgments are left Tuesdays, Thursdays behind. 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. July 09-August 01, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  5. 5. * This is a 15-hour course (5 hours of classroom study and 10 hours of riding) designed to teach the challenge of motorcycling.* Classroom sessions will cover motorcycle controls, basic riding skills, street strategies, turning and braking techniques, and dangers of impaired.* Riding sessions will cover straight line riding, turning, shifting, and stopping as well as crash avoidance maneuvers.* Training motorcycle (250cc or less), helmets, and course books are provided in tuition. Participants must have motorcycle learner’s permit. Classes are on weekends from April to October. For more information please contact the Community Education Division at 617-228-2462 or e-mail To register, call: Ironstone Ventures at 508-278-0172 visit Cost: $275
  6. 6.  The Rape Aggression Defense system is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. This system is a comprehensive, women- only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and risk avoidance, then progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. $57.00 Minimum age for enrollment in this class Tuesdays is 16. On-site child care is available if needed for an additional nominal fee. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. June 21-July 26, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  7. 7. Tennis Beginning / Intermediate• This class will introduce the beginning tennis player to the fundamentals of the game.• This class will cover tennis basics, forehand and backhand strokes, the stance and serve, and effective net techniques. Please bring your own tennis racquets; some spare racquets will also be available. $129.00 Saturdays• Tennis balls will be provided. 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. June 16-August 4, 2012• Note: Our 4 tennis courts have been recently Saturdays re-surfaced. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 16-August 4, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  8. 8. MEDICAL INTERPRETING CERTIFICATE PROGRAMThis program will include: Overview of the profession and professional settings, sight translation, consecutive and simultaneous interpreting practice, role-playing, note-taking techniques, readings in the field, exercises for building memory and concentration, discussion of practices, standards, and ethics, vocabulary in the medical field, advice on how to find (and keep) a job as an interpreter. This course is open to all languages, but students must be able to fully comprehend and communicate in both English and at least one other language. Because a selective interview is required before acceptance, $999.00 students must register at least two (2) weeks in advance. Tuesdays/Thursdays The College will issue a certificate upon satisfactory 6:00-9:00 p.m. completion of this course, and participants receiving a certificate will be given the opportunity to interview with June 19-August 16, 2012 Transfluenci for potential employment as interpreters. To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  9. 9. The Purpose of Fears* Understanding the purpose of fears is key to overcoming them. Become aware:* Misunderstanding fears leaves you • Discover the four basic fears. immobilized. • Identify the issue hidden behind the fear. • Learn how to experience fear rather than react.* When you are physically, mentally, • Understand the message. emotionally, or spiritually threatened, • Live the lesson, not the issue. you react with fear. Although there are varying degrees of fear, there are only four reactions: anger, anxiety, guilt and Workshop details: depression. Knowing the sometimes- When: Thursday, July 12th painful outcome of these reactions, it Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. can be hard to believe they all have What to bring: You purpose and play an important role in daily life. Cost: $20
  10. 10. PROMISES, PROMISES• Making and keeping promises to yourself leads to trust in all your choices. Compromising yourself puts you at great Become aware: risk. • Identify all your lifetime promises. • Understand their role in your daily life.• Today, there is a lot of pressure to not put • Differentiate between promises and rules. yourself first; to not keep the promises • Re-prioritize, adjust and learn to eliminate your you’ve made to yourself. This often promises. causes you to put others needs before • Discover that your promises affect your whole being. your own. In doing so, you may treat others better than yourself or worse you begin to lose your sense of self as you Workshop details: compromise your integrity. When: Thursday, August 16th Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.• Your integrity and personal code of What to bring: You honor comes from trust in yourself. The Cost: $20 stronger you trust in yourself, the easier it is to make the choices that lead to well- being.
  11. 11. Reach for Your Stars An Introduction to Astrology* Ever wonder why you are the way you or why you make the choices you do? Astrologically speaking, life is not an accident.* This two-evening course will teach you the basics of astrology – the planets and signs. Discover why Aries, Taurus, etc.* Recognizing these differences helps you improve your life by gaining a better understanding yourself and others.* (Give the date, time, and place of your birth when you register so we can prepare your astrological chart. – if possible. If not, Ill $60.00 get it the first night.) Thursday’s 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. July 19-July 26, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  12. 12. Keeping the Score: Introduction to Film Music• Keeping the Score will introduce its audience to the history of motion picture accompaniment and demonstrate the most renowned film scores by the Hollywood composers.• Through class discussion and multiple screenings, we will get acquainted with Max Steiner’s King-Kong (1933), David Raksin’s Laura (1944), Bernard Herrmann’s Psycho (1960) and other famous classical scores.• By comparing the old masters with the film music world of today, we will look at the $105.00 multiple roles and functions of music and its indispensable contribution to the cinematic Tuesdays narrative 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. June 5-August 7, 2012’ TO Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  13. 13. The Feminine Touch: Women Film Directors in HollywoodIn this class, we will enjoy the most intriguing films scripted and directed by women filmmakers. Our discussions will aim at solving the puzzle: • What makes a woman’s picture different. By analyzing multiple films, we will address the key elements of style, background and historical circumstances behind the major productions, and the recurrent themes in women’s cinema. $125.00 Thursdays 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. June 7-August 9, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  14. 14. Creating Your SuccessIn Creating Your Success course,you will learn: Learned limitations that stop most people from getting what they want in life. How to overcome them. Training your mind for success. Finding your passion. Creating goals and the best way to $50.00 achieve them. Wednesdays 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. July 11-25, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  15. 15. A personal and professional reinventionfrom inside out, targeted at women age 40-60 who have been displaced from theworkplace for more than one year.To be discussed:* Self-esteem & body image assessment* Evaluating skill sets, networking, ramping up on industry knowledge* Using social media $100.00* Niche positioning, thought leadership, referrals and recommendations Wednesdays July 11–August 8, 2012 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  16. 16. Fundraising forNon-Profit Organizations• New Territory Prospect Development, Donor Cultivation and Stewardship, Special Events, Online Auctions, E- Newsletter, Partnering with Board Members & Key Stakeholders, Obtaining Sponsorships, Creating & Using Social Media ( LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest), annual & holiday appeals, $100.00 planned giving alternatives July 9-August 6, 2012 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  17. 17.  This workshop will take participants through the various stages of documentary filmmaking, from development to post- production and delivery.There will be a focus on: a) Generating a good idea, including key steps to research and idea development b) An introduction to narrative and storytelling c) The computer basics to create and edit film. The course will involve numerous $175.00 practical exercises. Wednesdays 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. June 7 -August 23, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  18. 18. Marketing forSmall Business Entrepreneurs• This workshop will teach entrepreneurs a series of successful techniques to market their businesses with limited budgets. $50.00 WednesdayTopics will include: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.• How to identify your unique sales advantage. August 15, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462• How to get your website noticed.• How to use social networking to generate new customers.• How to get free advertising, promotion.• How to utilize paid advertising without wasting money.
  19. 19. Practical Financial andLegal Literacy Practical Financial and Legal Literacy will enable participants to make sound economic decisions in their daily lives. Participants will learn how to: Save and manage money Manage credit and debt Properly use credit and debit cards Deal with financial institutions $250.00 Protect their assets Achieve financial freedom. Tuesdays-Thursdays 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. July 31-August 16, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  20. 20. Online Marketing & Social Mediafor Small Businesses• We will discuss how to build $160.00 a successful online presence Tuesdays and delve into the best way 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. to use each medium. July 17-August 07, 2012• The course will include Tuesdays exercises on website 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. planning, building a Facebook fan page, creating July 17-August 07, 2012 a LinkedIn profile and To Register, Call: 617.228.2462 developing an effective electronic newsletter.
  21. 21. Reading and Writing SmartphoneOnline for BSL Level II (Online Course) This Smartphone/web course is for BSL level II students who want to complete the requirements on their smart phones and online to move up to level III. The course focuses on connecting reading and writing. Students will read and learn to write about formal and informal topics such as work, home, school, food, people, personality, the brain and behavior, nature and the environment, customs and traditions, inventions, American society and laws. Special Offer Price: $99.00 For username and password go to:
  22. 22. Grammar Connections: A Way to Improve Your Grammar (Online Course)• Grammar classes will be open to native speakers and students in level Academic ESL 3 or higher.• We will cover common sentence problems such as fragments and run-ons, punctuation, mechanics, verb tenses and forms in the context of short writing assignments.• ESL students who want to take this course must be tested in the Assessment Center, $225.00 Room B118, Charlestown Campus. June 11-August 11, 2012 OL For username and password go to: To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  23. 23.  We offer a beginner Irish language/culture class that introduces students to the poetic sounds and cadences of the language as well as a deeper appreciation for Irish history, music, etc. No knowledge of, or previous exposure to Irish is required. $80.00 Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m. M. Newell June 5-June 28, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  24. 24.  Designed for students with little or no background in the Spanish language. This course focuses on the acquisition of basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills within a cultural framework. $129.00 Tuesdays 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. June 5-July 10, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  25. 25. Beginning Spanish II• Beginning Spanish II focuses on furthering the acquisition of basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills within a cultural framework. $129.00 Tuesdays 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. July 17-August 21, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  26. 26. Ready for the GED Test?General Educational Development (GED) Preparation • Prepare for the State Department of Education’s High School Development Equivalency Examination. • Students will take practice tests and develop individualized study plans. Beginning with diagnostic testing, instruction focuses on writing, reading, math, science, and social studies. • Students will use up-to-date textbooks/workbooks and calculators, which are not included in the fee. Separate fee for testing. $225.00 Tuesdays, Thursday 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. June 12-August 2, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  27. 27. TOEFL Preparation Course TOEFL is open to students in level Academic ESL II and higher. The TOEFL preparation course features the most up-to- date, realistic practice tests and cooperative learning strategies led by our experienced teachers. Our TOEFL course is designed to help students develop the listening, writing, speaking and reading skills required for the test. Students will learn critical thinking skills and strategies that will help them feel confident and prepared to take $235.00 the test. The curriculum of this class is based on the latest version of the TOEFL test. Mondays 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. June 11-August 13, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  28. 28. Getting Paid to Talk, Making Money with Your Voice* This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet in your area.* We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all - important demo, how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. $40.00 Wednesday* This class is informative, lots of fun, and June 27, 2012 a great first step for anyone interested in or voice acting professionally. Monday July 30, 2012 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  29. 29.  Provides information to prospective and current entrepreneurs in assisting them in starting and building a successful business. The program includes writing a business plan, basic business finance, principles of marketing, supervisory and leadership skills, principles of negotiating, writing you first contracts, and “should you incorporate”. $149.00 Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. June 5-July 12, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  30. 30. Principles of Special Education Laws and Regulations  This class is specially designed to give you the tools that you need to prepare you for the educational challenges for a child who has a learning disability. In Massachusetts, the special education system is based on the federal special education law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), in combination with the state’s special education law (MGL c. 71B). Content will include: Special Education Laws and Regulations; Evaluation Process & Time-line; What is an Individual Education Plan (IEP)?; and $45.00 What is a 504 plan? Thursdays 12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. July 12-July 19, 2012 To Register, Call: 617-228-2462
  31. 31. Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite• This course provides an introduction to the three software Design programs that comprise the Adobe Creative Suite:  Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. $120.00 Tuesdays, Thursdays• Participants will learn how to use Photoshop to 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. digitally manipulate and enhance photographs, Illustrator to create vector June 12-19 images for print and digital media, and To Register, Call: 617.228.2462 InDesign to create digital or print publications that combine images created in Illustrator and Photoshop with text.
  32. 32. Introduction to PersonalComputers* Designed for the beginner, this hands- on course will introduce students to personal computers.* Windows, various types of software, and software basics will be covered. Students will also be introduced to naming, saving, retrieving, printing, and file management. $112.00* Microsoft programs will be used to Mondays cover the basics of word processing, database management, and 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. spreadsheets. Please bring a flash drive to the first meeting. June 11-July 16, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  33. 33. Microsoft Word This class introduces students to the basics of Word. Participants will create and edit business and personal documents, letterheads, resumes, labels and flyers and learn to use the Internet to access information and clipart to incorporate into documents and flyers. $112.00 Please bring a flash drive to the first class meeting. Thursdays 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. June 7-July 12, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462
  34. 34. Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 This course offers a step-by-step approach for learning how to design, create, edit, and enhance presentations. $112.00 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. July 11-August 15, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.22.2462
  35. 35. Microsoft Excel Learn to format worksheets and develop charts and graphs from your data without cumbersome conversions. This popular spreadsheet program is useful for both the office and home. Participants will learn to create budgets and put some zip into proposals by entering data and learning the powerful calculation and sorting functions that Excel offers. Please bring a flash drive to the first meeting. $112.00 Prerequisite: Familiarity with computers. Tuesdays 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. June 5-July 10, 2012 To Register, Call: 617.228.2462