Class Registration

Introduction to Beekeeping-This workshop is full please call the office to be put on the waiting list

Tuition: $20.00 Dover Residents: $15.00

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In this session you will receive an overview of keeping bees with brief presentation about the time, commitment and financial considerations involved with this hobby.  EAS certified Master Beekeeper, Brian Pride, will review the equipment necessary to establish you own hive and options for placement of hives at various locations.  Seasonal management of hives, pests and diseases, and products of the hive will be discussed.  This is an interactive program, with time allotted for demonstrations, questions and answers.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Brian Pride

Eastern Apicultural Society Certified Master Beekeeper.  Beekeeper for 6 years co owner of Bee Pride, retail store in Lebanon, Maine selling beekeeping supplies.  Also teaches multiple levels of classes for beekeepers in the store.

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

Available Spaces: 0

Word Basics 1A - Microsoft 2010

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, March 24, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:  Basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Create, modify and save documents.  Format font and paragraphs.  Learn to use tabs and tables to lay out your page. Companion class to Word Basics 1B.

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

Available Spaces: 8

Mixed Media Painting with Photographs March 25 @ Art Stream Studios

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring a personal touch to your mixed media paintings with this class. Beginners will create beautiful paintings and advanced painters will find something new with these methods. Bring four or five photos of your own to be copied (the original is not harmed) and learn three simple, repeatable methods of transferring them into a mixed media painting! Absolute beginners encouraged and all materials are included!   Students will go home with a finished painting and a repeatable skill to use over and over again! Bring a bag lunch.

 

Taught by:

Susan Schwake

Susan has taught art for 20 years in the seacoast region in diverse settings as Plymouth State University, The Community Campus in Portsmouth, The Bell Center, Academy Artworks and Music, Artstream , Community Partners, the State council on the Arts workshops among many others.  She has also created her own online courses in fine art which are offered through her website www.susanschwake.com

Company: Artstream

Address:
Artstream
20 Front St.
Rollinsford, NH
03869 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Word Basics 1B-Microsoft 2010

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Word 1A or equivalent experience.

Create and modify tables; create headers & footers, watermarks, and borders; stylize your page quickly; manage margins and other print settings.

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

Available Spaces: 10

United in Song: Community Singing Workshop

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $65.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
End Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Think you can sing? Think you can’t sing? It doesn’t matter! Join together with singers of all levels to discover how much enjoyable and rewarding it is to sing with a group, even if you have never sung in any form before. We will explore vocal music from many genres and cultural traditions, as well as exercises for finding and freeing your natural singing voice. All levels of singing ability are welcome! The class may be repeated, as songs will likely change from one session to another. No class on April 29th.

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: 10

Important Tips for Selling your Home

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

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 and Carolyn Dupont, realtor with 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 206B

Taught by:

Carolyn Dupont

Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

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

Available Spaces: 4

iPad/iPhone for Novices

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This is an iPad/iPhone class for the very beginner.  Learn how to get around an iPad/iPhone, download and run apps, browse and search the internet, and communicate with friends and family using email, FaceTime and phone calls. Bring your own iPad or iPhone, or use one of ours. **NOTE: This class covers ONLY Apple iPhones and iPads—it does not cover Android or Windows phones or tablets.

 

Tuesdays @McConnell Center ~ Room 220

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

Available Spaces: 6

Pressure Canning - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on the wait list.

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you always wanted to gain knowledge about food preservation? Come join us and learn about Pressure Canning, the method used to preserve fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, fish , and other food items. You will also learn its safety, its history and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of carrots. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Bring a hand towel to class.

Dover High School Rm 136

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been awarded 6 ribbons for projects entered into fairs.  She was the NH & ME state representative for the American Soldiers Memorial project for 7 years and taught at an after school program at a local elementary school.

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

Available Spaces: 0

Drilled Beach Stone Necklace and Key Ring-This class is full please call the office to be put on the waiting list

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn to safely drill stone, set grommets, and attached jump rings as you fashion 2 necklaces and one key ring.  Beach Stones are known for their striking colors, lines and shapes.  Susan will share her passion for using these stones to create beautiful items.  If time allows you may purchase additional materials for additional projects.

 

Tuesdays @ Dover High School Rm 137C

Taught by:

Susan Randall

Susan has been a business owner for 5+ years making Beach Stone necklaces and key rings.

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

Available Spaces: 0

Everyday Medicinal Herbs

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the medicinal uses of everyday herbs.  Discuss healing properties of herbs used in teas, herbs you grow and cook with and can purchase in health food stores.  Herbal remedies can help fight depression, anxiety, prevent illness, help you heal faster, boost energy, and help you live longer.

Dover High Rm 210

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 9

Personal Self Defense

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Start Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Defending ourselves is something that we hope we never have to do. However, it is something we should all know how to do. Learn how to prepare yourself mentally and ~ if necessary ~ to react physically. Wear comfortable  clothing.

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Door #2-Cafeteria

Taught by:

Larry Holman

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

Available Spaces: 6

Fly Fishing From A-Z-This workshop is full. Please call the office to be put on the waiting list.

Tuition: $120.00 Dover Residents: $110.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
End Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017

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 8-week course includes classroom and 2-field trips. No class April 27.

Dover High School Rm 134

Taught by:

John McKernan

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

Available Spaces: 0

QuickBook Basics for Beginners

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
End Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Time: -

Learn how to setup 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.

Thursdays or Saturdays each month, Two-2 Hour Sessions

Call the office 742-1030 for available dates & times

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

Microsoft Windows-April 7

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Create, arrange and find files and folders.  Utilize the free tools that come with the Windows Operating System. No prerequisites required for this workshop.

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

Available Spaces: 9

Grammar Workshop

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
End Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop will give students the grammar foundation they will need to improve their writing skills, their ability to discuss literature, and their editing skills..  Every grammar lesson will include application in the above skills and fun activities.  Students will also learn note taking (perfect for those thinking about taking college classes).  Students leave the workshop with pride in their notebooks and a grammar resource tool they created themselves. Bring a composition book, pencil, pens and highlighter to class.

McConnell Center Rm 206B

Taught by:

Pauline Hawkins

Pauline taught high school English for eleven years, where she developed a grammar curriculum for the entire department.  She also taught all the English teachers how to teach grammar and has taught this workshop at Great Bay Community College.

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

Available Spaces: 12

Soups, Salads & Desserts

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Monday, April 10, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this class you will create several types of soups, salads and desserts! Bring an apron and container for leftovers.

 

Taught by:

Maria Induisi Richardson

Maria is Chef for Spring Hill Restaurant & Banquet Center in So. Berwick, ME

Address:
Spring Hill Restaurant
117 Pond Rd
South Berwick, ME Map and Directions

Home Buyers Seminar

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, April 10, 2017

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. Speakers will include Carolyn Dupont, Realtor, Keller Williams Coastal Reality; Jamie Lynch, Atlas-Heritage Title; Carrie DiGeorge, Envoy Mortgage and David Whitney, Prudential Home Insurance.

Bring pen, paper or iPad for notes.

McConnell Center Rm 206B

Taught by:

Carolyn Dupont

Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

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

Available Spaces: 13

Approaches to Art Culture/Society

Tuition: $115.00 Dover Residents: $105.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The overall purpose of this course is to provide students with a basic understanding of appreciating and creating visual art.  We will explore the nature and language of art, the evaluation of art and the principles, processes and materials of art.  Essentially, through experiential, authentic learning opportunities and critical inquiry, we will examine, construct and discover the power of the visual arts as it pertains to oneself, community and culture/society. This course will consist of in-class discussions, online video and reading assignments, artmaking project and critiques. Students will need access to technology and the internet via a computer, tablet or smart phone.

1/2  adult high school  diploma art or    

social studies credit 

Tuesdays @ Dover High School Rm 137A

Taught by:

Chris Strickland

Christopher is an Artist-Educator who is an avid practitioner, observer and learner of the visual and performing arts.  Christopher started working for the Dover School District in 2001 and currently is a teacher in the Art Department at Dover High School.  A passionate painter, Christopher receives commissions and exhibits his watercolor abstract expressions in galleries and salons in Maine and New Hampshire.  When he is not teaching or engaging in the arts, Christopher enjoys writing, reading, swimming and exploring the geographical landscape of New England.

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

Available Spaces: 10

World Cultures & Geography

Tuition: $115.00 Dover Residents: $105.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

World Cultures will allow you to "travel" the world without leaving NH!  Explore the regions of the world and get to know the members included in our global community. We will focus on the history, culture, religions, music and food around the world.  Come explore the world without needing a passport!

½ high school diploma social studies credit.

Tuesdays @Dover High School Rm. 319

 

Taught by:

Karen Van Dyke

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

Available Spaces: 15

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $5.00 Dover Residents: $5.00

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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: 6

Gardening with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Essential oils can be tremendous support for the garden and the gardener! Come learn what oils are the must haves for the spring and summer months.  Make your own Gardener Kit to include bug repellent, bit and sting blend, and gardener's hand scrub.

Dover High School Room 137C

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

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

Available Spaces: 11

Advanced ESOL: Cultural Differences

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Readings, discussions, and vocabulary work focusing on the differences between group-oriented and individual-oriented cultures.  Topics will include expressions of opinions and feelings, methods of conflict resolution, and explanation for success and failure.

McConnell Center Rm 208B

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 12

CPR/AED Certification-April 13 on Location at Nya Studios/Dover Point Office Park

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 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 the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the new 2015 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card that 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:
Nya Studios
Dover Point Office Park
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Excel 2A - Microsoft 2010-April

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 14, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:  Excel 1A & 1B or equivalent experience

Use advanced formulas such as IF, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, organize, sort & filter long lists; assign range names for quick navigation and formulas.

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

Available Spaces: 4

Forged Brass Wine Charms

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, April 17, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this class, you will make a set of 4 forged brass wine charms. It’s a great way to identify which glass is yours when guests are over. Add high quality colorful glass beads from our signature bead mixes and metal charms to make your wine charms unique. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a set of 4 wine glass charms.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Art Night Out Instructors are experienced passionate artisans.  We provide a relaxed, fun environment to ensure a positive learning experience.  Art Night Out classes feature high quality materials, tools, and instruction resulting in something you'll truly be proud to say you made yourself.  No prior experience is necessary to attend.

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

Available Spaces: 7

Water Bath Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Have you always wanted to gain knowledge about food preservation? Come join us and learn about the process using lower temperature for acidic foods i.e. tomatoes and fruits, safety, its history and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of blueberry jam. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Please bring a hand towel to class.

Dover High Rm 136

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson & Pam Sawyer

Kate has been a classroom teacher for 24 years and department head for canning at the Rochester Fair.  She has over forty years in canning experience.

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

Available Spaces: 2

Excel 2B-Microsoft 2010-April

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisite:Excel 1A & 1B or equivalent experience. Excel 2A is not a prerequisite for this class.

Create charts, summarize data quickly with Pivot Tables; insert and manipulate graphics.

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

Available Spaces: 5

Restaurant Operations 101-April

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $95.00

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Restaurant workers, UPGRADE YOUR PAY AND SKILL SETS! Would you like to know what your managers know? In this class, restaurant or food service team members and supervisors will get the knowledge it takes years of experience to achieve in the restaurant business. This program is designed to empower employees in a classroom setting to understand how a restaurant or food service operational flow is planned and implemented, and how the financial aspects affect the bottom line. Employees then utilize this knowledge to identify and solve guest problems, identify and solve production and cost inefficiencies, and increase revenue opportunities by learning advanced Sales and Service techniques. Empower yourself to become confident in moving up the managerial chain and asking for more pay by increasing your knowledge and skill sets to a management level.

A class overview can be found at www.mgfsllc.com/Upcoming Classes/Course Description.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Michael Pentasuglia FMP/NHACT

Michael is owner of Michael's Gourmet Food Services and a 45 year veteran of the restaurant and food service industry.  He has dedicated his career to accumulating the knowledge now put forth in this proprietary business template and training system to help underexposed restaurateurs, hospitality workers and food service workers of all levels use this workshop to progress their careers without formal schooling.

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

Available Spaces: 20

PowerPoint Basics-Microsoft 2010

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Create and design slides, insert text and pictures, set up and run a simple slide show.

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

Available Spaces: 9

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 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: 14

Meditation for Anyone

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to relax your body. Begin an exciting journey of self-discovery and awaken the energy within. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a pillow to sit on.

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Larry Holman

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

Available Spaces: 9

Keyboarding

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Start Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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.

Wednesdays @ 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: 8

Healthy Living

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Start Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Want to lose weight? Feel fit? Have energy? Think positively? Be happier and more serene?  Learn how to build a healthy lifestyle from the inside out!  Discuss a host of ideas from many sources and experts on how to eat well, exercise, relax, cultivate gratitude, accept life as it is, garner good social support, change your relationship with food...the possibilities are endless!

Wednesdays @ Dover High Rm 210

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 14

Access I-Microsoft 2010-Designing Queries & Reports

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Basic proficiency with Word or Excel.

 

Manage data in tables; design queries, forms and reports.

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

Excel 2B-Microsoft 2010-May

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisite:Excel 1A & 1B or equivalent experience. Excel 2A is not a prerequisite for this class.

Create charts, summarize data quickly with Pivot Tables; insert and manipulate graphics.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Become a Hospice Volunteer

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Every year millions of Americans die from heart disease, cancer etc., and every year roughly 400,000 hospice volunteers help make a difference in their lives.  Wouldn’t you like to be one of the people who make a difference!  Hospice volunteers provide varied support for patients and their families, including reading, watching TV, playing cards, doing errands, light housekeeping etc.  Most volunteers donate 1-4 hours of their time per week.  This comprehensive training course will cover the hospice philosophy, grief and loss, bereavement issues associated with the end of life, effective listening skills, and much more.  This course is not recommended for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one within the last 12 months.

thursdays @McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Elaine Bonnell; Wentworth Homecare and Hospice

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

Available Spaces: 7

Excel 2A - Microsoft 2010-May

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:  Excel 1A & 1B or equivalent experience

Use advanced formulas such as IF, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, organize, sort & filter long lists; assign range names for quick navigation and formulas.

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

Available Spaces: 10

AAA’s Roadwise Driver Improvement Program (Age 55+)-May

Tuition: $20.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Driving on today’s roadways can indeed be challenging.  With new entertainment and safety technologies being built into cars, our attention can more easily be diverted from the driving task, or we can depend too much on vehicle technology.  Further, congestion is increasing due to more drivers, and vehicles are becoming more complicated overall.    As you’ll see during this course, the art and science of driving continue to evolve.  Some of yesterday’s techniques are now obsolete, replaced by more advanced techniques.  AAA’s Roadwise Driver is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest risk-reducing driving techniques. Come and take this course to improve your performance on the roads!

Tuition for AAA Members $20.00   Non-Members $25.00  Call the office @ 742-1030 to register.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Brian Hill

AAA certified classroom trainer for driver improvement and Roadwise driver programs.  Licensed driver education instructor in Maine & New Hampshire.

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

Spring into Summer with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Summer is just around the corner.  Let's start it off right with helpful hints on how to reduce those cravings, wash away unwanted winter "fluff" and improve your mood, making this summer the best ever.  Make your own "Spring into Summer" kit to include weight loss plan massage oil, a craving curbing roller bottle and and uplifting body wash.

Dover High School Room 137C

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

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

Available Spaces: 11

Reiki I~For Beginners

Tuition: $150.00 Dover Residents: $140.00

Start Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
End Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Reiki is one of the simplest, most powerful healing techniques for pain, mental and emotional difficulties, stress, anxiety, phobias or hormone imbalances. Class balances lecture and hands-on. Level 1 certification upon completion.

Thursdays @ Dover High School~Room 137C

Taught by:

Erica Rock

Erica is a dynamic spiritual teacher and healer that radiates Divine Grace from her own awakening.  She holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work, Doctor of Metaphysics and Holistic Healthcare Practitioner. Erica is most passionate about assisting people in having direct experience of the divine presence.

Website: wwww.ericarock.com

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

Available Spaces: 12

CPR/AED Certification-May 18 on Location at Nya Studios/Dover Point Office Park

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 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 the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the new 2015 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card that 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:
Nya Studios
Dover Point Office Park
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Restaurant Operations 101-May

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $95.00

Date: Friday, May 19, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Restaurant workers, UPGRADE YOUR PAY AND SKILL SETS! Would you like to know what your managers know? In this class, restaurant or food service team members and supervisors will get the knowledge it takes years of experience to achieve in the restaurant business. This program is designed to empower employees in a classroom setting to understand how a restaurant or food service operational flow is planned and implemented, and how the financial aspects affect the bottom line. Employees then utilize this knowledge to identify and solve guest problems, identify and solve production and cost inefficiencies, and increase revenue opportunities by learning advanced Sales and Service techniques. Empower yourself to become confident in moving up the managerial chain and asking for more pay by increasing your knowledge and skill sets to a management level.

A class overview can be found at www.mgfsllc.com/Upcoming Classes/Course Description.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Michael Pentasuglia FMP/NHACT

Michael is owner of Michael's Gourmet Food Services and a 45 year veteran of the restaurant and food service industry.  He has dedicated his career to accumulating the knowledge now put forth in this proprietary business template and training system to help underexposed restaurateurs, hospitality workers and food service workers of all levels use this workshop to progress their careers without formal schooling.

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

Available Spaces: 20

Soap Making - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on a wait list.

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Discover the fine art of making fragrant, all natural, vegetable-based soaps in this hands-on workshop. Learn tips, techniques and recipes for making soothing soaps for healthy skin.

 

Taught by:

Deborah Sousane

Deborah owns and operates Greenleaf Farms in Dover. Greenleaf Farms offers annuals, perennials, flowers for all occasions, farm fresh produce and herbalist.

Company: Greenleaf Farms

Address:
Greenleaf Farms
24 Littleworth Rd
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Paint Clouds Step-By-Step

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, May 22, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Whether stormy, or soft and fluffy, clouds are always an interesting subject to paint. Join us for a relaxing evening out as you learn step-by-step how to show the mood of clouds. Workshop includes materials to make one 9x12 inch painting. (2-hour class).

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Art Night Out Instructors are experienced passionate artisans.  We provide a relaxed, fun environment to ensure a positive learning experience.  Art Night Out classes feature high quality materials, tools, and instruction resulting in something you'll truly be proud to say you made yourself.  No prior experience is necessary to attend.

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

Available Spaces: 4

Harmonica Workshop

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

Dover High School~Room 210

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

Available Spaces: 19

Digital Scrapbooking

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Start Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Like the idea of scrapbooking your photos and memories, but don’t want the mess of paper and glue? In this class, learn how to create beautiful scrapbook pages on the computer using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Bring a USB flash drive with your digital photos to store your completed pages.

Tuesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

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

Available Spaces: 6

Excel 3A-Microsoft 2010

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, June 2, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Excel 2A & 2B or equivalent experience. 

Streamline your workflow with the use of Properties, Macros & Conditional formatting; simplify data entry; audit formulas; summarize your data quickly with outlines and grouping.

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

Available Spaces: 9

Excel 3B-Microsoft 2010

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, June 9, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

IF, COUNTIF, SUMIF and other logical functions; keep your formulas sage; work with multiple workbooks, use Scenarios and What-if analysis.

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

Available Spaces: 9

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