Class Registration

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Monday Evenings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
End Date: Monday, February 18, 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. No class on MLK day!

 

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: 3

Communication for Health Careers

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
End Date: Monday, March 25, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 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.)

Mondays @ McConnell Center Rm 206A

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

Excel Basic A

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: Ease with keyboard and mouse. Keying speed not required.

Learn shortcuts to the most popular features in an Excel workbook, create a basic worksheet, use templates to save time.

 

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

Keyboarding

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Start Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
End Date: Thursday, March 14, 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.)

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: 9

Algebra I

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Mondays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

 

 

Taught by:

Eric Schlapak

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

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

Available Spaces: 8

Biology

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Tuesdays @ The New Dover High School Room 235

Taught by:

Margo Martin

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

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

Available Spaces: 10

Chemistry

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Wednesdays @ The New Dover High School Room 244

Taught by:

Merv Faulkner

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

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

Available Spaces: 13

Intermediate Computer Literacy - NEW DATES!

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, April 17, 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.

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

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

Available Spaces: 9

Excel Basics B

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: Ease with keyboard and mouse. Keying speed not required.

Create formulas, insert functions such as SUM, AVERAGE, edit and copy functions easily and correctly, learn about absolute vs relative references, edit and format worksheet data.

 

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

Engaging Our History

Tuition: $250.00 Dover Residents: $225.00

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Sherry Frost

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

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

Available Spaces: 14

Construction Math Skills

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Job Search and Interviewing Skills

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Friday, February 8, 2019
End Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Improve your communication and computer skills while learning how to look for a job and do well in interviews. This class is a blended learning class which means you will do about 3 hours of online work at home each week in addition to the class time. To register for this call please call 742-1030 to make an appointment with our counselor. A TABE Assessment is required for all admissions.

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

Fridays @ McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Lien Harris

Lien has been a Multi-Level ESL teacher for Dover Adult Learning Center since January of 2007.

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

Excel Basics C

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prereq: Ease with a keyboard and mouse.  Keying speed not required.

Work with different views, create headers and footers on your reports, modify page breaks, margins and scaling, and print a workbook.

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

Available Spaces: 9

Microsoft Window 10

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prereq: None

Create, arrange and find files and folders. Utilize the free tools that come with the Windows Operating System.

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

Excel Intermediate A

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisite: Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Review formulas, absolute and relative references, learn the benefits of using an Excel table, create, modify and format Excel tables, sort, filter and outline data for easy 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: 10

United in Song: Community Singing Workshop

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
End Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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. Call the office to register and received a $5.00 discount on tuition if you signed up for Singing 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

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
End Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Singers and musicians with a devotion to honing their musical understanding and with little or no prior knowledge of theory are encouraged to take this course. The ability to read and notate music is a plus. Topics include an overview of the piano keyboard, scales, key signatures, the circle of fifths, intervals and simple chords.  Students will also learn to recognize and write basic melodic and rhythmic patterns in music.  The course will help musicians develop skills in singing on pitch, listening, reading and writing musical notation, and analyzing what they hear.  Bring to class a folder or 3-ring binder, staff paper, pencil and anything used to take notes about lectures.

 

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: 12

Excel Intermediate B

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisite:Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Create, modify and manage Pivot tables, insert and manage various Excel charts, manipulate multiple worksheets.

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

Excel Intermediate C

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:  Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Intro to Logical functions such as IF, AND and proper use of VLOOKUP & HLOOKUp

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

T-Shirt Quilting

Tuition: $130.00 Dover Residents: $130.00

Start Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to take the multitude of T-shirts that we collect and turn them into a wonderful memory quilt?  Here is your chance to learn just how.  Guest Educator, Gloria Snowman, will teach you how to take the sports, race, souvenir, kids T-shirts and make them into a beautiful T-shirt quilt that you can show off or cuddle up with while remembering all those wonderful moments. This a three part series of planning and preparing, creating the quilt, finishing and binding.  Prior to the class you will sent a list of how to cut your T-shirts at home to prepare them. Each class will teach you and allow you to practice the techniques you will need for you to complete the work on your quilt at home to be prepared for the next step. Classes are March 13 & 27 and April 10th.

Note: If this is your first quilt, we recommend you start with a crib or twin size.

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: 5

QuickBook Basics for Beginners-March 2019

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019
End Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.

 

Saturdays@ McConnell Center

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

Available Spaces: 8

Chakra System: Energetic Wheels Of The Soul

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Seven wheels of vital energy called chakras sit along our energetic core servicing our organs, muscles & ligaments. Each chakra plays a special role in supporting & governing the functioning of your physical, emotional & spiritual body. Similar to an “energy processing plant”, chakras register, sort, and store energies that contain information about your body, your emotions, and your life’s journey. Come and learn about the 7 major chakras & the energy they carry, where they are, colors & psychological themes associated with each one. This class includes how to activate & harmonize your chakras using affirmations & your radiant imagination.

McConnell Center Rm 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 we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 11

Aromatherapy Glycerin Herbal Soap

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils and herbs making a glycerin herb soap.  Choices includes: chamomile and lemongrass or lavender and rosemary.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 8

iPad/iPhone for Novices

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 6, 2019

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.

 

Mondays @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: 7

Exploring Coding & IT Careers

Tuition: $125.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 20, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 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

Make and Take Homemade Herbal Teas

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

New blends!!! New Teas!!! Learn about the ancient and modern day healing and medicinal properties of teas!  Teas have been used to assist in treating depression, anxiety, insomnia, arthritis, digestive problems, boost immunity, alleviate headaches and for calming and energizing.  Create and make your own teas and take home a samples.  Make 3 teas to take home, 1-grounding,  2-comforting, 3-healing (aches and pains, depression, anxiety, headaches).

Bring a notebook to class.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 9

Chicken/Vegetable Soup Pressure Canning

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 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

Excel Advanced A

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisite:Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Conditional formatting to visualize date, comments to note data and methods to protect data.

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

Beginning Computer Literacy

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
End Date: Thursday, June 6, 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.

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

Thursdays @ 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

Watercolors for Beginners

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $95.00

Start Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is for the student that has no knowledge of watercolor.  We will learn to mix colors, along with all the techniques and tricks to paint a successful, frame able watercolor painting.  Knowing how to draw would be an asset, but not necessary. All materials are included in tuition.

Mondays, Dover Middle School Rm 306

Wednesdays @ Dover High Rm 137C (No class April 23)

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Ukulele for Beginners

Tuition: $80.00 Dover Residents: $75.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 14, 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: 1

Intermediate Pencil Drawing

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is for students who have already taken “Beginning Drawing”.  We will go many steps beyond what we have already learned.  The techniques taught will leave us closer to the artist we want to be!

Tuesdays @ Dover Middle School Rm 306

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

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

Available Spaces: 9

Introduction to Beekeeping

Tuition: $25.00 Dover Residents: $20.00

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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: 20

Excel Advanced B

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Watch and evaluate formulas, trace and troubleshoot errors, create scenarios and perform 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: 10

Pencil Drawing for Beginners

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This course is geared for the person who thinks he/she cannot draw.  You will learn to use your eyes and hands together to draw just about anything.  You will be amazed at how easy it will be to draw what ever you want.  You will also be adding pencil shading to your pictures to make them look realistic.  There will be some homework each week for practice. All supplies provided.

Thursdays @ Dover Middle School Room 306

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

Energy Medicine: Explore your Inner Healing

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Curious what ENERGY medicine is? Would you like a way to “reset” your “feel good” button to increase your energy level, improve concentration, clear toxins from your body, feel more grounded and experience more JOY? Join in on this workshop on learning how energy exercise can propel you towards greater health and happiness while balancing negative energies that assault your well-being.  Our bodies are amazingly resilient when using the right tools. Expand YOUR light.

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 we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 14

Important Tips for Selling your Home

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, April 8, 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 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: 12

Water Bath Canning Blueberry Jam

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 jam. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Please bring a hand towel to class.

Dover Middle School Rm 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

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Herbal Soak and Aromatherapy Spray

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils, make an aromatherapy spray for all sorts of uses, create an herbal soak (for the tub, or for your feet, hands or use as a sachet to freshen clothes).  Oils and herbs include a variety of choices that can calm, heal energize, de-stress, help with chronic pain, uplift mood, cleanse, inspire, purify, balance and more!

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 8

Excel Advanced C

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisite:Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Combine and consolidate data from multiple worksheets or workbooks, simplify data entry by creating drop-down lists.

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

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Thursday, April 11, 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: 9

Getting & Staying Grounded-Energy Medicine Workshop

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
End Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Being grounded allows excess energies to flow out of our bodies while improving our ability to draw energy up from the Earth. No matter how scattered we can become at times, we can learn simple energy techniques to restore ourselves to a grounded state. In this workshop you will learn to be physically, emotionally, and spiritually grounded.

McConnell Center Rm 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 we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Home Buyers Seminar

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, April 15, 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. Speakers will include Carolyn Dupont, Realtor, Seacoast Luxe Properties at 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 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: 12

Beach Stone Wine Jewelry

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Class up your glass and never mix up wine glasses again with these custom Beach Stone Wine Glass Charms!  Learn how to safely drill beach stones to make a set of 4 individual wine glass charms and a wine bottle charm.  Make a set for yourself or give them as a gift.  The instructor will provide the beach stones used for this project.

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Susan Randall

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

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

Available Spaces: 6

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 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: 8

Advanced ESL: TOEFL Vocabulary

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will do readings and exercises which focus on 400 words that are considered “must-have” for the TOEFL test.

Wednesdays, McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 12

Discovering Your Why and Sharing Your Business Story

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This two-hour workshop will cover the importance of identifying your "why" for your business, and show students how to incorporate it into all of your brand messaging.  Students will complete a worksheet to help them discover their main purpose for their business endeavors, and to uncover their main story to tell through blogging and social media. We'll also talk about ways to come up with blog topics, free grammar tools, free social media tools, and more.

McConnell Center Room 206B

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

Advanced ESL: North American Short Stories

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Reading for pronunciation, comprehension, vocabulary and associated word forms, and selected grammar topics.

Thursdays @ McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 12

Excel Advanced Pivot Tables

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisite: Some experience with building pivot tables would provide a good foundation for this class.

Manage your data source easily, learn various ways to summarize data, utilize and format slicers, calculate within a pivot table, perform custom grouping and design dashboards.

 

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

Harmonica Workshop

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 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: 13

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