Personal/Professional Development

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

 

BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE GUITAR, Dave Pastore - Mondays, 8 weeks, beginning March 9, $90.
6:00-7:00 pm for Beginners
7:00-8:00 pm for Intermediate students.

Learn the basics of how to play including treble and bass strings, tuning the guitar, note names, major & minor chords and the basic scales.  

BOATING SAFETY & CERTIFICATION - Amoskeag Sail and Power Squadron, Ron Adams, Instructor.Tuesdays, 5 weeks, starting March 10, $50 single/$70 couple, 6:00-8:00 pm
This class, authorized by the NH Div. of Safety, will enable participants to be in compliance with the NH requirement to hold a boating certificate.   Includes mandatory and recommended equipment, NH specific rules and basic seamanship. Valuable to boaters who operate with less than 26 hp.


Finding your Purpose in today’s workforce , Mary Eisenhauer –Tuesdays, 2 weeks, beginning April 7, $45, 6:00-8:00 pm
This highly participative class is geared toward career changers, those re-entering the workforce or anyone questioning their current career path. Discuss and complete exercises on finding your life purpose, personality type, and managing change, to help position you for a satisfying career - in whatever stage of it you may be.

Introduction to Ebay, Patricia Antlitz - Monday, 1 night, March 9, $25, 6:00-8:00 pm
Gain a basic understanding of how this worldwide marketplace works.

Advanced Ebay, Patricia Antlitz - Mondays, 2 weeks, beginning April 13, $45, 6:00-8:30 pm
Topics include determining price/ marketability of product, fee structure, uploading photos, tracking Internet traffic, interpreting feedback, monitoring your merchandise, collecting payment, shipping options, international sales, PayPal, half.com, and phishing.

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Marcia Dolgin - Thursday, 6 weeks, beginning March 12, $90, 6:30-9:00 pm
Learn how to take better pictures and make your photos look the way you want them to with instruction from a Master Photographer and Printer. You'll learn the fundamentals to get the most from your camera and inspiration to capture your own artistic vision. Bring your camera, the manual along with your curiosity & sense of humor.

Introduction to Genealogy, Patricia Antlitz - Mondays, 3 weeks, beginning March 16, $65, 6:00-8:30 pm Genealogy from the first settlers through the Great Immigration. This class will provide an overview of doing genealogy research using ancestry.com and other online resources as well as research that is more traditional in nature.  You will also be guided as you do research on your individual family tree.  Membership in ancestry.com will maximize your experience, so it is encouraged but not mandatory.

READING AND UNDERSTANDING THE OLD Testament, Pastor Steve Magee - Tuesdays, 11 weeks, beginning March 3, $20, 7:00-8:00 pm This course will explore literary issues that need to be addressed in order to understand the Hebrew Scriptures. Classes will focus on the following sections of the Bible: Genesis 1-11, Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, and especially Isaiah. Other ancient religious texts such as the Epic of Gilgamesh will also be considered.

Retirement: Have it Your Way, Janet Tucker - Mondays, 2 weeks, beginning April 6, $45, 6:30-8:30 pm.

Part-time work? Renovate the camp and sell the house? Volunteer? Travel? It’s different for each of us. Join me and juggle the pieces of your puzzle to make a plan for those bonus years. Class is for individuals and couples.


STARTING & RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS, Diane Chubb - Date and time TBD, $20.
Learn the steps necessary to run a business in a effective and legal way - bookkeeping, taxes, insurance and marketing.

Understanding Choices for Social Security, Bonnie Staniewicz - Tuesday, March 24 or Thursday, April 9, $15, 5:30-6:30 pm
See how Social Security is much more than simply determining whether to file before, at, or after your full retirement age. Learn about strategies such as standard filing, restricted benefits, file and suspend benefits and/or using a combination of these strategies.

Victorian Women, Sherry Brandsema- Tuesdays, 2 weeks, beginning April 7, $30, 6:30-8:30 pm
Learn more about Victorian women including fashion from head to toe, curious and unexpected
activities, crafts, language and literature, and have “tea” the second class. The instructor has role-played a Victorian Woman for 5 years and has been researching the 19th century for 15-20 years.

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION, Mike Hall - Monday, 1 night, March 16, $50, 6:00-9:00 pm
This course is designed to assist in recognizing and identifying the phases of aggression. We will describe strategies and communication techniques to prevent and alleviate aggression in the workplace to create a safe environment for all. There will be discussion to recognize potentially dangerous situations in the workplace and steps to take to stay safe, get out and divert aggression.

 

 

 

UNDERSTANDING CHOICES FOR SOCIAL SECURITY- Bonnie Staniewicz, CFP®, CDFA Financial Advisor

See how Social Security is much more than simply determining whether to file before, at, or after your full retirement age. Learn about strategies such as standard filing, restricted benefits, file and suspend benefits and/or using a combination of these strategies.
Thursday,October 16 or Monday, November 17, $15   5:30-6:45 pm

 

Contact Information

30 Linden Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Phone: (603) 775-8457
Fax: (603) 775-8430
email: exeteradulted@sau16.org

Director of Adult Education: Leslie Haslam
Email: lhaslam@sau16.org
Enrichment Coordinator:
Tammy Gluck
Email: tgluck@sau16.org