Tuesday, March 3, 2020
End Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
This introduction to management focuses on Customer Service, primarily in the restaurant industry. The class will practice hands on skills while learning how to create a management plan. If you have worked in the food service industry and want to move up in your career, or would like to improve your English while learning job skills, this class can be a step towards higher education, or a career. The class can be taken as part of a program for management certification. (This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
End Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taught by a local small business owner in an incubator style. Learn from someone currently in operation and discover how to scale an idea from gig work to career change. Students will work through a business plan from start to finish and learn the basics of how to set up and operate their own small business. All are welcome: bring an idea you've been kicking around or work through the steps with a hypothetical situation.
Tuesdays @ McConnell Center, Room 220
Amanda is the owner of Garden Makeovers, LLC which is her fifth LLC she has been involved in starting. She brings real-life business experience to the classroom to give her students a deep sense of what they need to be successful. Former students of hers have started multiple LLCs, ranging from side gigs to full-time employment. Any and all are welcome and encouraged!
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
End Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn or review basic math skills related to the construction and technical trades and how they apply to the trades. Covers multiple systems of measurement, decimals, fractions, and basic geometry. To register for this class call 603-742-1030 for an appointment with our counselor. TABE Assessement is required prior to admission into the class.
(This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)
Learn and understand the process of buying a home including: renting vs. buying, how much can you afford, what kind of home is right for you, navigating the lending process, home inspections, title (contract to closing), and home insurance.
Carolyn Dupont, Realtor, Seacoast Luxe Properties/Keller Williams Coastal Realty
Jaime Lynch, Atlas-Heritage Title
Sarah Haberkorn, Envoy Mortgage
David Whitney, Prudential Home Ins.
Will Dinsmore, NH Home Inspector
Bring pen, paper or iPad for notes.
McConnell Center Rm 208A
Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Seacoast Luxe Properties at Keller Williams Coastal Realty.
Monday, April 6, 2020
End Date: Monday, May 18, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In this class students will learn the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Students will learn signs for some basic words; woman, man, colors, numbers etc. They will also learn a brief history of the language and about Deaf culture. Students will be taught the basics of ASL grammar. By the conclusion of the class, students will be able to converse back and forth using American Sign Language.
Helpful to know the ASL alphabet, but not required. Recommended book “Learn American Sign Language" by James Guido, available on Amazon. Folder and materials will be included.
Mondays, McConnell Center
Catherine Dobroski is an area Educational Sign Language Interpreter. She has provided equal language access for both Deaf and hearing participants in a variety of classes and settings.
This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints. Leave with an action plan!
McConnell Center, Room 208B
Jill Braceland has been designing and delivering seminars in a variety of management and writing topics for more than 30 years. She has a reputation for offering seminars that are well organized and practical, and presenting them in an easy, friendly manner.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
End Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lisa Leslie, owner and founder of Magnolia Method Consulting is conducting a 2-day, interactive seminar on discovering your why and sharing your brand story. Students will work with each other and the instructor to discover the “why” behind their business endeavors, and to learn how to share it through website content, blogging, and social media. In the first session, students will begin the brand message development process and create a rough draft of a brand message document for their business. In the second session, students will work together to create a basic content strategy, as well as learn about several free and low-cost tools for generating blog topics, mastering grammar, managing social media, and more. At the end of the second class, students will take home print and digital brand messaging and content strategy templates for future use.
Wednesdays (2 weeks) @ McConnell Center, Room 208B
Lisa is a professional writer and social media marketing consultant, with additional experience in traditional and digital marketing.