The Huntington School District’s adult and continuing education program continues to strive to meet the needs of district residents with a variety of worthwhile courses, workshops and seminars.
Fall classes begin the week of Monday, September 25. Online registration is available now through Turbo Roster at http://www.TurboRoster.com. Those logging onto the site will be asked to create a profile by providing the requested information. Payment can be submitted online or via personal check.
Registration is also available by mail or in the lobby of Huntington High School on Wednesday, September 13 from 6-9 p.m. Courses run for eight week blocks, unless otherwise indicated in the fall bulletin.
Fall semester courses include All About You: Yoga, Meditation, Healthy Meals, Essential Oils, American History/Citizenship, Basketball for Men, Chinese Caligraphy, Chinese for Beginners, Cooking, Crochet, Economics, ESL for Parents of ELL Students, Foundations of Drawing, French for Beginners, French for Intermediate/Advanced, Hatha Yoga, How to Work with Google Drive, Introduction to Ceramics, Introduction to Computers-Using Microsoft Word, Italian for Beginners, Italian for Intermediate/Advanced, Knitting, Microsoft Office Advanced, Nutrition, Weight Loss and Wellness, Painting, Photography, Soccer for Men (Indoor), Spanish for Beginners, Spanish for Intermediate/Advanced, Street Law, Tai Chi Chi Kung, Watercolor and Zumba Gold.
Seminars feature Addressing Long Term Care, Friends & Families CPR and First Aid for Children, Getting Paid to Talk and Making Money with Your Voice: An Introduction to Professional Voice Overs, Navigating the Medicare Landscape, Passport to Retirement and Social Security Planning: What Everyone Needs to Know.
There is also a two-night (Tuesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 26) auto insurance reduction course sponsored by the National Traffic Safety Institute and courses offered through Western Suffolk BOCES, including Adult Basic Education (GED) and beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes in English as a Second Language.
Regular course fees are set at $15 for those residents aged 60 or over (except for those classes marked limited or no senior district), $55 for other district residents and $65 for those living outside the Huntington School District. Fees can vary based on the specific course and the duration of the class. (One day seminars can run as little as $10 for residents.)
Course and seminar sites include Huntington High School, J. Taylor Finley Middle School, Woodhull Intermediate School, Jefferson Primary School and Southdown Primary School. Exact locations for individual offerings can be found in the program brochure.
The adult and continuing education program is self-sustaining. It is conducted primarily for adults in the community, but is open to those as young as 16 years of age wherever space exists, with the exception of basketball and where otherwise indicated.
To view this semester’s course bulletin, log onto the district website at www.hufsd.edu. Go to Main Navigation on the top left and then to School Community; click on Continuing Education. Scroll down to Continuing Education Documents. Select Fall Program Documents. The brochure is posted there and can also be downloaded.
Interested in teaching a course? Would you like to see a new course offered? Contact program director Beth McCoy at (631) 812-2380 Monday through Thursday evenings during each semester session or send a message to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.