Class Listing – Adult Diploma Program

Adult Diploma classes require contacting our office before registration.

Algebra I

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
End Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course includes investigation of real numbers, algebraic expressions, patterns, exponents, graphing, inequalities and functions ,building mathematic models and predicting real-world problems. Good basic math background recommended. Placement test may be required.  Please call the office for more information. Equivalent content to Math 080 at GBCC. 1 adult high school diploma math credit. 

Mondays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

 

 

Taught by:

Eric Schlapak

Eric has been teaching math at Dover High School since 2010.  Each of these years he has taught to struggling students and has a toolbox of strategies that helps those who struggle with math!

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Biology

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Introduction to Biology is a life science that focuses on the structure and function of living things and the world around us.  Through a variety of activities, each student will participate in scientific investigation and inquiry. Following New Hampshire State Life Science Standards, the course is structured around five units including organization of living things, the genetic code, evolution, ecology, and human systems. 1 adult high school diploma science credit

Tuesdays @ The New Dover High School Room 235

Taught by:

Margo Martin

Margo has been a biology teacher with Dover High School for several years.  Before working the sciences she was the teacher of the Deaf and sign language teacher with Rochester School district.  She likes to bring a sense of fun and excitement to the learning of science.

Address:
NEW! Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Chemistry

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

College prep chemistry class covers inorganic, organic and biochemistry.  Course content includes problem sets and laboratory exercises for each area. Prerequisite: Algebra I. 1 adult high school diploma science credit. 

Wednesdays @ The New Dover High School Room 244

Taught by:

Merv Faulkner

Merv Faulkner is a teacher of chemistry and is the Dover Shockwave Robotics coach at Dover High School. Mr. Faulkner retired as Chief Radioman in 1995 from the United States Navy after serving twenty-one years. He served on three submarines, one surface ship and several shore stations.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry with a minor in Oceanography from Old Dominion University in 2002. He has been teaching chemistry and mathematics for fourteen years. Mr. Faulkner’s interests include: long-distance hiking, rugby, and world travel.

Address:
NEW! Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 13

Engaging Our History

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this course, students will investigate key events in United States history with an eye to critical thinking.  Beginning in the Colonial period and stopping at various points and events in our shared timeline, we’ll look at important events and the people involved from several different perspectives, writing and thinking about the facts and myths of the stories we’ve all been told.  Students will be expected to read extensively (sometimes 20-30 pages between classes) and write through a variety of genres, including response and analysis.

1 adult diploma high school  U.S. History, Social Studies elective credit or English credit

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Sherry Frost

Sherry Frost has been an educator on the Seacoast since graduating with her Master’s degree from UNH in 2006.  Her teaching practice is rooted in the Harkness method of democratic discourse and focuses on providing a framework for students to practice strong communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.  She lives in Dover with her husband, her two adult daughters, and their five cats.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 14