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Biology

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, December 17, 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 @ 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: 11

Algebra

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, December 18, 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. 

Wednesdays @ 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: 15

Chemistry

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, December 18, 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 @ Dover High School Room 244

Taught by:

David Tong

David Tong is a chemistry instructor with 10 years of experience - having taught the DALC night class previously, he is aware of the many challenges current students face. His goal is to make classes meaningful and accessible for everyone.

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

Available Spaces: 6

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Saturday Mornings)

Tuition: $175.00 Dover Residents: $175.00

Start Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
End Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Saturday mornings.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Monday Evenings)

Tuition: $175.00 Dover Residents: $175.00

Start Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
End Date: Monday, October 7, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Monday evenings.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Thursday Mornings)

Tuition: $175.00 Dover Residents: $175.00

Start Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
End Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Thursday mornings.

 

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Excel Basics

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Navigate the Excel workbook, create a basic worksheet, intro to the SUM function, use time-saving shortcuts, printing with headers, footers & column titles.

McConnell Center Computer Lab, Room 301

 

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

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

Available Spaces: 10

Advanced ESL: Reading and Discussion

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
End Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

From week to week, we’ll read a variety of challenging fiction and non-fiction texts with a focus on reading comprehension and expanding academic and professional vocabulary. There will also be plenty of opportunity for discussions concerning reading-related topics or about current events and cultural issues so you can practice your speaking and listening skills. Pronunciation and grammar/usage problems will be addressed as they surface during class.

Mondays @ McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 12

Engaging Our History

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 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

Mondays & Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Room 206B

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: 15

Advanced ESL: World History-Readings and Scripts

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

You’ve studied history in your own language. Now try it in English! New subjects for this year will include people and events from Julius Caesar to World War II. We’ll first read background material in traditional textbook format. Then we’ll read play scripts to bring the events alive. Work on pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and discussion skills.

Tuesdays, McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 12

The Intelligence of our Immune System

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Our Immune System is our body’s major defense. It moves in a beautiful dance with trillions of cells coming together in a highly organized way to protect us from colds/flu, disease and infection. Every positive thing we do for our health makes a difference, and together, add up to changes that transform our health and the quality of our lives. This class teaches simple energy exercises along with other lifestyle choices that, when combined, can BOOST our Immune System.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult were taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 12

Excel Formulas

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prerequisite: Excel Intro or equivalent experience

Importance of absolute vs. relative references, Common: SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, Logical: IF, AND, SUMIF, COUNTIF, Text: PROPER, LEFT, RIGHT, MID, FIND, Lookup: VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP

McConnell Center Computer Lab, Room 301

 

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

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

Available Spaces: 10

Exploring Coding & IT Careers

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
End Date: Monday, December 9, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Ever wonder how apps and websites are made? You'll explore algorithms, coding structures, and web pages and apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Hear from developers and educators in the industry and learn about career opportunities. Please call 603-742-1030 to register. Placement test is required to be enrolled.

(This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)

Mondays @ McConnell Center Computer Lab #301

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

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

Communication for Health Careers

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
End Date: Monday, November 18, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Have you trained as a nurse in another country? Are you curious about career in health? You'll learn English language skills while exploring various job and training opportunities and promising career pathways. To register call 742-1030 to make an appointment with our counselor. TABE testing is required to enroll into this class.

(This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)

Monday & Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Lindsay Raynes, RN & M.Ed.

Lindsay is a bilingual Spanish/English speaker and a dedicated and accomplished Registered Nurse with a wide range of knowledge in community/primary & pediatric/adult/geriatric nursing with vast comprehension and education in clinical operations and medical procedures.

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

Beginning Computer Literacy at Rochester Location

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Computer skills are essential for participating in 21st century life. You will learn the basics of operating a computer system including: computer  hardware and software, using a keyboard and mouse,  basics of using the Windows operating system,  how to manage files and folders in Windows, understanding the Internet and the World Wide Web, how to access, search for, and evaluate information on the Internet, how to read, send and manage e-mail, how to create basic word processing documents in Microsoft Word, how to use a computer to assist in a job search, and computer-based testing skills. This is the first of two computer literacy courses which will also assist in preparation for taking the Computer Skills Placement Accuplacer test.

 

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
Dover Adult Learning Center-Rochester Location
First Church Congregational
Rochester, NH
03867 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Introduction to Canva: Graphic Design for Non-Designers

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join over 13 million people worldwide who have discovered Canva. This free online graphic design software makes it quick and easy to create brochures, flyers, invitations, social media posts, e-books and more. With thousands of free templates and a user-friendly interface, Canva can take your projects from amateur-level to impressive – with a little practice. This class does not cover principles of graphic design, but rather introduces you to the software and its easy-to-use tools so that you are then empowered to create on your own.

Taught by:

Lucie Bryar

Lucie was an early adopter of Canva software and has reached a proficient level after creating hundreds of designs for both personal and professional use. Also plan to use curriculum materials/teaching resources offered by Canva. She has successfully taught this software to co-workers and has some experience with public speaking/presentations.

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Keyboarding

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The focus of this class is to enable students to quickly improve their touch typing skills, learn proper finger placement, memorize letters and basic punctuation keys and drill using online keyboarding software and from paper copy into a word processor. This course is for students who have completed Beginning Computer Literacy or have equivalent experience.  Students should be comfortable reading and following directions in English.

(This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)

Wednesday, McConnell Center Room 301

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Essential Math for Building Trades

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn or review basic math skills related to the construction and technical trades and how they apply to the trades.  Covers multiple systems of measurement, decimals, fractions, and basic geometry. To register for this class call 603-742-1030 for an appointment with our counselor.  TABE Assessement is required prior to admission into the class.

(This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 206A

Taught by:

Kim Hanson

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

Intermediate Computer Literacy-Dover Location

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
End Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The focus of this class is to continue learning computer skills useful in the job market and in academic settings. The course will cover spreadsheets for financial and data management, PowerPoint presentations and page layout/publication skills. Students should have completed begriming computer literacy or have equivalent basic computer experience. This is the second of two computer literacy courses which prepare students to take the Computer Skills Placement Accuplacer test.

Mondays @ McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Singing Doo-Wop

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
End Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Due to popular demand during a "United in Song" session, this class focuses exclusively on the timeless vocal harmony music of the 1950s and early 1960s prior to the British Invasion. Did you always wish you could sing like the Platters, the Drifters, Dion and the Belmonts, and other similar groups when you were growing up? Or are you a singer interested in exploring a genre of music that was all about the vocals? In this class, we will learn harmony parts to a variety of familiar doo-wop classics. Interested students will have an opportunity to sing lead vocals as well. The class is open to anyone, even if you have never sung in any form before. Bring your voice and a smile, and let's sing some good old doo-wop!

Saturdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Alexandra Krauth

Alex currently teaches private piano, voice, music theory, and ear training lessons to children and adults as the founder and director of the Krauth Music Studio in Eliot, ME. At Keene Stage College she took several education courses, including "issues in Music Education" and "Development, Exceptionality, and Learning." She currently holds the position as Choral Director and Brixham Montessori Friends School in York, ME.

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

Available Spaces: 15

Beginning Theory and Ear Training-Part 2

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
End Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A continuation of music concepts from “Beginning Theory 1.” This class quickly reviews theory and ear training concepts discussed previously and segues into new tops, which may include intervals, chords and chord progressions, and more complex aural dictation exercises. Prerequisite: “Beginning Theory and Ear Training 1” or permission of instructor. Bring to class a folder or 3-ring binder, staff paper, pencil, and anything used to take notes about lectures.

Saturdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Alexandra Krauth

Alex currently teaches private piano, voice, music theory, and ear training lessons to children and adults as the founder and director of the Krauth Music Studio in Eliot, ME. At Keene Stage College she took several education courses, including "issues in Music Education" and "Development, Exceptionality, and Learning." She currently holds the position as Choral Director and Brixham Montessori Friends School in York, ME.

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

Available Spaces: 15

Improve Focus and Concentration

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this highly informative class, you’ll learn how to:

  1. Understand the Energetics of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System
  2. Touch technique to bring Balance & Energy Flow in the Brain
  3. Quiet the Mind and Clear Stress Related Headaches
  4. Lifestyle Interventions that Improve Cognitive Function

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult were taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 12

Introduction to Brand Building: Discover your "Why" and Share your Brand Story

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lisa Leslie, owner of Content Recipe will teach this two-hour workshop for small business owners. This interactive workshop will cover the importance of identifying your “why” and will show students how to discover it, as well as how to incorporate it into all of their brand messaging. Students will complete a worksheet to discover the “why” behind their business endeavors and to uncover a compelling brand story to tell through website content, blogging, and social media. Students will receive a template to use for future brand message creation and will also learn about free tools for generating blog topics, mastering grammar, managing social media and more.

McConnell Center, Room 208B

Taught by:

Lisa Leslie

Lisa is a professional writer and social media marketing consultant, with additional experience in traditional and digital marketing.

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

Available Spaces: 12

List Management

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, October 11, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prerequisite: Excel Intro or equivalent experience

Shortcuts for managing large Excel databases, Sorting & filtering data, Easy subtotals and outlines, copy only outline summaries to another sheet, find & remove duplicates in a snap, intro to Excel tables

McConnell Center Computer Lab, Room 301

 

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

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

Available Spaces: 10

Fly Fishing From A-Z

Tuition: $120.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
End Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This introductory course offers instruction on fly-fishing fundamentals such as rod set-up, gear and equipment options, casting theory and drills, knot tying, fish ecology and aquatic insects, fish identification, safety, ethical fishing practices and lots more.  From A to Z, you’ll soon be on the water catching fish! All equipment provided; however, if you own your own feel free to bring it. This course includes classroom and 2-field trips.

Thursdays, Dover Middle School Room 111L

Taught by:

John McKernan

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Etsy 101: Running a Successful Etsy Business

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Master the secrets of how to set up, and successfully run an Etsy shop with experienced Etsy Shop owner Cherie Herne of Salty Girl and the Long Dog. Not just to sell your handmade goods, but to be amazingly successful. Learn how to sell your crafts on Etsy, the DIY Marketplace for the world market for art, design and home décor!

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Cherie Herne

Cherie is owner of Salty Girl-a creative beach themed workshop.  She is a crafty mermaid with great crafty assistants! View all of her gorgeous pieces  at her website  www.saltygirlandthelongdog.com

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

Available Spaces: 15

Calculate and Consolidate Data

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prerequisite: Excel Formulas or equivalent experience

Calculate data across worksheets, consolidate data from multiple sheets or workbooks, shortcuts to modifying data in multiple sheets, name ranges for use in formulas or searches, formulas to consolidate, separate, or modify text imported from your ERP

McConnell Center Computer Lab, Room 301

 

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

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

Available Spaces: 10

Important Tips for Selling your Home

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ready to downsize? Do you want to sell your house? Let us show you what works! Amy Parker of Parker House Designs will reveal the importance of staging when selling, Will Dinsmore of NH Home Inspector will be talking about the value of pre inspections, and Carolyn Dupont, realtor with Seacoast Luxe Propertiies at Keller Williams Coastal Realty, will explain the process step-by-step. With shared resources, making the important decision is easier than you think.

McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Carolyn Dupont

Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Seacoast Luxe Properties at Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

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

Available Spaces: 9

Waterbath and Pressure Canning-October

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 7:05 am - 8:30 pm

Roll up your sleeves and join the fun! Class includes basic instructions for both canning methods in one evening-one class. Learn about canning tools/utensils, it’s safety, it’s history & the difference between high/low acid foods. Take home a jar of carrots and a jar of bread & butter pickles. Please secure long hair. Bring a towel to class to take hot jars home. All materials included.

Dover Middle School, Room 111L

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been canning for family and friends for over 20 years.  She has been teaching both waterbath and pressure canning here at Dover Adult for the past 2 years.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and a honey bee keeper.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Thinking of a trip to Walt Disney World?

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come to this one night class to meet Kelly Monroe from In The Magic Travel. She is a travel agent that specializes in all things Disney! You’ll be given information on resorts, park tickets, theme parks and dining plans. Kelly is a travel agent with 6 years experience, specializing in Disney destinations and can provide you with everything you need to know.

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Kelly Monroe

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

Available Spaces: 10

Felted Flora

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sculpt a flower as beautiful as you. Create your own unique color blend using a high quality wool roving. Learn wet felting and needle felting techniques to make flowers that be worn in hair or on clothing. Workshop fee includes all materials to make two flower pins or hairclips.

McConnell Center, Room 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Taught by Certified Art Night Out Instructors who are experience artists who provide a relaxed atmosphere, lots of support, and quality materials/tools to ensure a positive experience.  Leave class with new skills and an amazing piece you created yourself.

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

Available Spaces: 8

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation"- a way to improve mental and physical wellness through meditation and five easy-to-learn exercises. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory
class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge; the class fee supports DALC.

McConnell Center Rm 220

 

Taught by:

Marcus Gale

Marcus is a musician and puppeteer specializing in children and family audience. He has been practicing Falun Gong for 16 + years, and provides free instruction in the Seacoast area.

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

Available Spaces: 10

CPR/AED Certification

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

LEARN A LIFESAVING SKILL! You will learn adult, child and infant CPR, how to use an AED and what to do if someone is choking in this American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the latest guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course involves hands-on skills practice.  Participants will be sitting, standing and kneeling to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR.

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Visualize and Present

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prerequisite: Excel Intro or equivalent experience

Review of Excel tables, intro to pivot tables, intro to charts & slicers, intro to conditional formatting

McConnell Center Computer Lab, Room 301

 

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

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

Available Spaces: 10

Stained Glass Hanging Art

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of stained glass work while constructing a light-catching hanging artwork. Student will learn to copper foil and solder stained glass shards while incorporating wire to create links. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one artwork.

McConnell Center, Room 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Taught by Certified Art Night Out Instructors who are experience artists who provide a relaxed atmosphere, lots of support, and quality materials/tools to ensure a positive experience.  Leave class with new skills and an amazing piece you created yourself.

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

Available Spaces: 8

Home Buyers Seminar

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn and understand the process of buying a home including: renting vs. buying, how much can you afford, what kind of home is right for you, navigating the lending process, home inspections, title (contract to closing), and home insurance.

Carolyn Dupont, Realtor, Seacoast Luxe Properties/Keller Williams Coastal Realty

Jaime Lynch, Atlas-Heritage Title

Sarah Haberkorn, Envoy Mortgage

David Whitney, Prudential Home Ins.

Will Dinsmore, NH Home Inspector

Bring pen, paper or iPad for notes.

McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Carolyn Dupont

Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Seacoast Luxe Properties at Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Ready, Set, Write!

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop-style creative writing program is designed to help you start and commit to your writing journey. Each session will be spent exploring various elements of the craft, discussing individual concerns and questions, and critiquing weekly submissions of each student’s work. All genres and levels are embraced. Writers will need a work in progress or a figment of a story idea. Be prepared to share your work in our first session.

Tuesdays @ McConnell Center, Room 208B

Taught by:

Kate Johnston

Kate Johnston is a published author, writing coach, and book editor. You can learn more about her at her website: www.katejohnstonauthor.com. Feel free to contact her with any questions at kate@katejohnstonauthor.com

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

Available Spaces: 4

Raspberry Jam - Waterbath Canning

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us and learn about the process using lower temperature for acidic foods (i.e. tomatoes and fruits), safety, history, and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of jam. All materials included. Long hair must be secured. Please bring a hand towel to class.

Dover Middle School, Room 111L

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson

Kate is a retired classroom teacher with over 26 years experience.  She has 40 plus year canning experience with water bath and pressure canning.  Kate was the canning department superintendent for the Rochester Fair for over 10 years.  Kate and her husband, Dan, have entered their canning in many local fairs.  Her triple berry jam won first place in a local taste testing contest.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Ukulele for Beginners-This class is full please call the office to be placed on the waiting list

Tuition: $80.00 Dover Residents: $75.00

Start Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
End Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You will be playing songs on the first lesson Guaranteed!  You will learn all the basic chord shapes that you will need to have fun with the UKE! You will learn about scales, chord formations, how to make easy chord transitions, progression and why and how they work, how to read tablature, sheet music formations, counting and strum patterns.  Bring to class a ukulele, tuner, music stand and a firm commitment to practice between classes.  Study materials will be provided.

Tuesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Richard Ruel

Richard has played guitar since grade school and the Uke for about five years.  He has taught at Sanford Community Adult Ed for several years with excellent student reviews.

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

Available Spaces: 6

Fun with Graphology

Tuition: $70.00 Dover Residents: $65.00

Start Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
End Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a fun with graphology class to learn the basics of handwriting through interactive examples and fun quizzes. All students will walk away with some interpretation of undertaking handwriting all while having fun! No experience necessary!

McConnell Center Room 209

Taught by:

Dawn Mellencamp

Dawn has taken courses herself and has done multiple signature analysis for local friends and companies.

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

Available Spaces: 12

Quickbooks

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
End Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to set up QuickBooks from the beginning: Chart of Account, Customers (creating invoices, coding, paying invoices, printing checks), Vendors (entering invoices, coding, paying invoices, printing checks), Reconciling Accounts (checking, savings, credit cards), Reports (Profit & Loss, Sales by item list, A/R, A/P aging), plus basic bookkeeping skills.

McConnell Center, Room 301

Taught by:

Monica Bozeman

Monica has over 35 years working in administration and bookkeeping roll in various industries as well as a former business owner and real estate broker.  She currently is employed as an Office Administrator and their full-charge bookkeeper. Additionally she does freelance bookkeeping and provides QuickBooks tutoring services for the past three years.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Harmonica Workshop

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn to play a song and master some basic techniques. Harmonica included.

McConnell Center-Room 220

Taught by:

Mike & Bev Rogers

Mike has been playing harmonica since the age of fifteen. Years ago he left the seacoast area of Maine, moving to the deep south.  This move influenced his love of rural blues.  Accompanied by his wife Bev, Mike performs in public schools, retirement centers and public concerts bringing his love of the harmonica to special need students and the general population in for the form of concerts and harmonica workshops.  During the International Paralympics in 1996 in Atlanta, GA Mike and Bev were part of the Very Special Arts performances.  They also participated in the 1999 International Very Special Arts Conference in Los Angeles, CA representing Maine and Georgia.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Advanced ESL: Vocabulary for Academic Preparation

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Work on US high school level vocabulary appropriate for academic, work, or everyday situations by reading short non-fiction selections on various topics from science and social studies (history, government, etc).

Tuesdays, McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 12

Waterbath and Pressure Canning-November

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Roll up your sleeves and join the fun! Class includes basic instructions for both canning methods in one evening-one class. Learn about canning tools/utensils, it’s safety, it’s history & the difference between high/low acid foods. Take home a jar of carrots and a jar of bread & butter pickles. Please secure long hair. Bring a towel to class to take hot jars home. All materials included.

Dover Middle School, Room 111L

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been canning for family and friends for over 20 years.  She has been teaching both waterbath and pressure canning here at Dover Adult for the past 2 years.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and a honey bee keeper.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Advanced Pivot Tables

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prerequisite: Visualize & Present

Setting up your data source, various ways to summarize data, review of slicers, calculating within a pivot table, custom grouping, intro to dashboards

McConnell Center Computer Lab, Room 301

 

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

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

Available Spaces: 10

Driftwood Christmas Tree Class

Tuition: $80.00 Dover Residents: $75.00

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Make your own 30” driftwood Christmas tree! Join driftwood artist Cherie Herne and her assistant Salty Gals for this special evening of creativity and fun. We’ll supply instruction and everything you’ll need to create a 30” tabletop driftwood tree including driftwood branches, a driftwood stand, a steel pole, supplies to make a starfish or sea glass angel topper and lots of inspiration! Registration includes all supplies, and lite refreshments.

McConnell Center, Room 220

Taught by:

Cherie Herne

Cherie is owner of Salty Girl-a creative beach themed workshop.  She is a crafty mermaid with great crafty assistants! View all of her gorgeous pieces  at her website  www.saltygirlandthelongdog.com

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

Available Spaces: 10

Chicken/Vegetable Soup - Pressure Canning

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

There is nothing like a hearty, warm soup on a damp cool day or when you are in a hurry. You can preserve your own favorite recipes once you learn the basic instructions for pressure canning. You will be taken through each step of the process and take home a quart of delicious chicken soup. You will also get more ideas for preserving more of your home cooking. Long hair must be secured. You will also need a towel or pot holder to carry your hot jar home. Come join the fun while learning.

Dover Middle School, Room 111L

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson

Kate is a retired classroom teacher with over 26 years experience.  She has 40 plus year canning experience with water bath and pressure canning.  Kate was the canning department superintendent for the Rochester Fair for over 10 years.  Kate and her husband, Dan, have entered their canning in many local fairs.  Her triple berry jam won first place in a local taste testing contest.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO? This American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course will teach participants how to recognize and help victims of medical and environmental emergencies and what to do if someone is injured. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, allergic reactions, heart attack, stroke, seizures, breathing problems, diabetes, bleeding, bites and stings, heat and cold emergencies, head, neck and spinal injuries and more. This course has been updated for the new 2016 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver First Aid certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course includes limited hands-on skills practice.

 

 

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Card Designs for the Holidays

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will be a fun and creative place for you to let your imagination run free. The instructor will explain the holiday theme, paint a visual picture and allow you to bring what you see to life. You will make a variety of beautifully designed cards including writing a heartfelt message that can be mailed to friends and family for the holidays. You will walk away with the skills and ability to create designs in the future.

McConnell Center, Room 208A

Taught by:

Courtney Daniel

For the past two years Courtney has taught workshops on the Seacoast.  She has been invited to do a presentation of thank you cards for the Work Ready NH program in Portsmouth.  Her mission is to keep the art of handwritten message alive!

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

Available Spaces: 10

Adjusting Your Mood with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Essential oils have been used historically to adjust mood. Come and learn how easy it is to incorporate this simple tool into your healthy lifestyle. Go home with four roller bottle blends and the recipes for Confidence, Clarity, Happiness and Releasing Worry.

Dover Middle School Room 306

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10