Adult Ed Program Registration set
for February 7
The Huntington School District's adult education program will hold spring semester registration on Tuesday, February 7 in the Huntington High School lobby from 6-9 p.m. for an assortment of practical and intriguing courses. The district has provided residents with an adult education program since the 1950s.
Regular course fees are set at $15 for resident senior citizens (60 years of age and over whenever space is available, except for those classes marked special fee or limited), $55 for other district residents and $65 for those living outside the Huntington School District.
Fees do vary based on the specific course and the duration of the class. (One day seminars can run as little as $20 for residents.) Spring classes begin the week of February 27.
The spring course bulletin can be found on the district's website at www.hufsd.edu; Click on the School Community tab and then on the link for Adult Education link and finally on "Forms and Files" to access the brochure. The publication contains course locations, room numbers and scheduling information.
"We are very pleased to offer this program to district residents and those living in nearby communities," Huntington Superintendent James W. Polansky said. The program holds true to the district's philosophy that learning is a lifelong process, continuing through every stage of adulthood.
Spring courses include Advanced Digital Photography, Basketball for Men, Beginner Ceramics, Beginner's Italian, Chinese for Beginners, Cooking, Crocheting, Digital Photography, Essence of Yoga, Golf for Beginners, Iyengar Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Intermediate Italian, Internet A to Z, Introduction to Computer Keyboarding, Introduction to Computers Using Microsoft Word, Knitting-Mittens, Hats, Scarves, Latin Dance, Microsoft Office Advanced, Native-American, Painting, Preparation for Citizenship, Sign Language, Spanish for Beginners, Spanish Level II, Indoor Soccer for Men, Indoor Soccer for Women, Tai Chi Chi Kung, Zumba and Zumba Gold.
Seminars and Food for Thought offerings include Chi Jung, Meditation and Yoga, Friends & Families CPR and First Aid for Children, Getting Paid to Talk: Making Money With Your Voice, Job Search Secrets, Passport to Retirement Planning for Long-term Care and Setting Financial Priorities. (Note: Senior citizens discounts do not apply to seminars.)
There is also a two-night auto insurance reduction course sponsored by the National Traffic Safety Institute on Tuesday and Thursday, March 27 and 29. The fee for the course is $35 for residents and $40 for non-residents. An insurance discount for three years is available to those who complete the class.
There are several courses offered through Western Suffolk BOCES, including Adult Basic Education (GED) and beginner, intermediate and advanced classes in English as a Second Language.
Course and seminar sites include Huntington High School, J. Taylor Finley Middle School, Jefferson Primary School, Southdown Primary School and Woodhull Intermediate School. Exact locations for individual offerings can be found in the program brochure. Classes run for eight weeks unless otherwise indicated in the spring program bulletin.
For more information contact Adult Education Director Dr. Kenneth Card at 673-2010 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Ideas for new courses or proposals to teach a class are accepted at any time.