Designed for those who wish to acquire or improve their basic skills in watercolor painting. You'll be introduced to new techniques and approaches each week, with plenty of class time to work on a painting and get instructor feedback. A basic supply list is available here: Supply list WC painting. This class will be presented solely via Zoom.
This live, instructor-led Intuit-approved course, is a Microsoft Office Suite course using official course material for Windows 10 desktop geared for beginning/intermediate users. Students will learn to navigate one of the most widely used accounting software applications for small businesses. QuickBooks is an enormous aid in paying bills, invoicing, tracking expenses, paying sales tax and creating reports to better manage a small business or company. This course provides the MOS certification pathway (no expiration) for interested students, and they may elect to take the official exam here at our Certiport testing facility, when ready. Loaner laptops are provided for the duration of the class so that all students may have access to a Windows 10 device at home. Call the Adult Ed office for separate purchase details of the required eBook/eLab which accompanies this course. Please, also, complete these forms: QBooks Excel 3part Reg form
This course will cover the use of Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, and Sharing files. Students will need a (free) Gmail account to participate in this class. The first night covers Docs & Sharing Files: How to navigate the Doc toolbar, design, save and recall your documents, all geared to optimal organization and communication, plus Sharing Files: what are the options for sharing of documents as well as good protocol for sharing. We will cover how you and your team (of 2 to 100) can all work from one document. Google Sheets and Slides will be covered on the 2nd class: Google Sheets, the spreadsheet piece in Google Drive, and Google Slides (the feature that allows users to make slideshows for presentations). We will cover the basics as well as copyright permissions; as time permits, other advanced features will be covered.
Schedule with Shenley Neely, our Adult Education Site Assistant, for a one-on-one practice session to learn how to use the Zoom platform. Zoom is the cloud-based video conferencing platform which lets you attend classes virtually and meet with others either by video or audio-only or both. She will help you download the app and explore basic features so you can participate on Zoom with greater confidence. Bring along your laptop (you must know your username/password to access your account, please!), or she can show you the process on one of ours, if preferred. Call 596-7751 x3 to schedule an appointment.
With the aid of the classic guide, Marlinspike Sailor by Herbie Garret Smith, learn to manipulate various types of rope to create key fobs, bracelets, pouches, floor mats and more. This book was originally written and illustrated 60 years ago, but remains the go-to guide for clear instruction and inspiration in rope craft. The book and a few simple tools and cording will get you deep into the handwork. This is a live class; call 596-7752 to enroll.
This 6 week course will give you a basic understanding of your automobile as well as a possible launching pad to affiliated careers or further study at a community college level. We will cover the basic theory and diagnostics of the following topics, aligned to ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) standards: Foundation and Safety, Basic Engine and Auto Transmission Fundamentals/Service, Steering System and Suspension, and Brakes. By completion of class, the student will have a solid understanding of lubrication, fluids, tires, vehicle maintenance, and how systems work. Safety modules will be assigned to study via a website at home prior to the class starting. This is not a bring-in-your-own-vehicle repair class; applied learning will occur in the shop on a demo vehicle. Student must provide their own safety glasses and reinforced toe footwear.