The Huntington School District’s adult and continuing education program is continuing 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, October 7. 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 11 from 6-9 p.m. Courses run for eight week blocks, unless otherwise indicated in the fall bulletin.
Fall semester courses include Fun with Watercolors, Cooking: Plant-Based Recipes for Optimal Health, Crocheting, PowerPoint-Professional Presentation Makeovers, Street Law, Spanish-Beginners, Co-ed Soccer, Stretch and Tone with Essentrics, Hatha Yoga, Bridge, Spanish-Intermediate/Advanced, Introduction to Computers-Using Microsoft Office, Italian-Beginners, French-Beginner/Beginner Plus, Knitting, Dance: East Coast Swing & Lindy Hop, US Citizenship Test Preparation, ESL for Parents of Enrolled ELL Students, Microsoft Office Advanced, Tai Chi Chi Kung (two separate courses), Basketball for Men, Zumba Gold, Cooking, French-Intermediate, Italian-Intermediate, Introduction to Ceramics, History of the US Part I, Economics, Photography Lessons and How to Work with Google Drive
Seminars feature Friends & Families CPR and First Aid for Children, Grandparents Guide to Financial Planning, How to Excel in Interviews, It’s Not What You Say – It’s How You Say It, Knowledge is Power – Financial Strategies for Women and Navigating the Medicare Landscape.
There are also courses offered through Western Suffolk BOCES, including Adult Basic Education (GED) and 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. Specific 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 the fall 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 email@example.com.