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SANTA CLARA Adult Education CLASS SCHEDULE SPRING 2019 Registration begins January 28, 2019 SantaClaraAdultEd.org
A MESSAGE FROM EDUCATION OPTIONS Dear Santa Clara Community, Happy New Year! As we start the 2019 calendar year, it seems like a perfect time to discuss new beginnings. In the spirit of the new year, Santa Clara Adult Education (SCAE) is expanding offerings to our community. There are several new Career Technical programs that provide expedited transition from training to work, additional Parent Education classes at the Family Resource Center and added counseling support for students pursuing a High School Diploma. Also, we have expanded our health and fitness options to include new Yoga and Cross Training classes. To learn more about SCAE programs and how we can support your individual goals, you are invited to attend: Open Campus Thursdays Informational Tours 12pm and 5:30pm Weekly By attending you will gain: • Knowledge on the wide range of interesting courses offered by SCAE; • Information on new, short term, employment training programs; • A chance to meet current students who have been successful; • Awareness of volunteer opportunities available on campus; • Important information on how to advance your life goals. Santa Clara Adult Education (SCAE) looks forward to assisting each one of you to achieve your new year’s resolution, whether it be to pursue fitness goals or to learn a new skill or hobby. Opportunities to become your best self this year abound at SCAE! Be well, Brenda Carrillo Director, Educational Options Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education Andrew Ratermann Kathie Kanavel Member Assistant Superintendent, Noelani Pearl Hunt Educational Services President Mark Richardson Member Kevin Keegan Michele Ryan Ph.D Assistant Superintendent Vice President Human Resources District Administration Albert Gonzalez Andrew Lucia Member Stanley Rose, Ed.D. Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Jim Canova of School Support and Member Eric Dill District Development Assistant Superintendent Jodi Muirhead Business Services Brenda Carrillo, Ed. D. Member Director Educational Options
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Contents Accounting .............................................. 44 ESL .............................................. 56, 58-60 Adult Basic Education/High School Fitness and Health................................ 21-31 Equivalency/High School Diploma......56, 57 High Tech Academy ............................ 50, 51 Career and Technical Training .............. 36-48 Index ................................................. 66-68 Computers, PC .............................. 11, 38-41 Maps .................................................. 61-63 CPR & First Aid..........................................31 Office Skills Training Program ............... 38-41 Enrichment Classes................................ 2-21 Online Courses...........................................52 Art of Woodworking.............................. 2-7 Parenting ............................................54, 55 Crafts......................................................8 Registration ....................................... 70, 71 Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting.................9, 10 Skills Plus................................................. 53 Cooking ..........................................10, 11 Family Child Education-Early Education Gardening .............................................12 Programs...............................................53 Language ....................................... 12-14 Money Management ........................ 15-17 Music .............................................18, 19 Photography.................................... 19-21 Writing .................................................21 See index for specific course titles at end of catalog. Registration Instructions on page 70. Fully accredited by the schools commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Key to Class Notations Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee M 7-10 pm Rm F1 5/20 6 $65+ Day Time Location Start No. of Fee+ = Date Sessions Lab Fee 1
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* Learning with a Personal Touch – For Those Curious Enough To Take Action Hand and Basic Power Tools – Part I* Send Us a Proposal This class is perfect for beginners who want to Santa Clara Adult Education program is always experience using hand tools for repairs around the looking for new ideas and classes. If you are house and yard. We all practice the use of basic interested in teaching a class for our Enrichment power tools by making samples of several small program, and have professional or teaching ex- items. All material will be furnished. Please wear perience in your field, we would be interested in short-sleeved shirts/t-shirts. No open-toed shoes. reviewing your proposal for future consideration. Woman are strongly urged to attend. This class will The broad areas that we look at are content, especially prepare you for our Furniture and Design Class and is highly recommended. Materials instructor qualifications and marketability. We provided. are presently looking for instructors/presenters Instructor: Hecker for the following subjects: woodshop, dance, science, environment, cooking, social studies and Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee current events. Please email Rachael Peterson T 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 3/5 1 $55 (email@example.com) and you will be sent a Hand and Basic Power Tools – Part II* class proposal form. This class expands upon what is learned in Part 1. We will focus exclusively on all the power tools in our workshop; Table saw, band saw, routers ART OF WOODWORKING and the drill press. These tools make the art of woodworking more efficient, fun and also open up NEW Self Directed (Open) Woodshop* the opportunity to build larger projects. Materials This open shop is for use by experienced and included. Please wear short sleeved shirts/ tee well-qualified woodworkers. Please contact Ward shirts. No open toed shoes. Women are strongly Bingham 408-605-1636 if registering for the first encouraged to attend. Materials provided. time. Adult Ed has a fully equipped and maintained Instructor: Hecker woodshop. Two sawstop table saws, 3 band saws, Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee 3 router tables, mortising machine, large planner, T 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 3/12 1 $60 6 + 13 inch joiners horizontal boring machine, 2 heavy duty drill presses, disk sander, spindle sand- NEW Fundamentals of Woodworking* er, 3 tool grinders, 4 large lathes, 4 small lathes, This is a comprehensive entry-level woodworking paint room and more! For experienced woodwork- class for beginners and/or as a refresher for people ers who do not need assistance from instructor. who have done woodworking in the past. This class The instructor’s purpose in this class is to will stress wood shop safety and the safe operation maintain a safe working environment.You may be of the power tools in the shop. A simple project will observed from time to time and may be asked to be constructed to use 85% of the power tools in stop any work that the instructor deems unsafe. the wood shop. This class will prepare you for our Self-Directed Woodshop, and for Joinery classes. Open House and Drop-by Hours: see website More information: firstname.lastname@example.org. for more details. Instructor: Truhe *Class meets both Fridays and Saturdays. Friday classes meet 6:00-10:00pm and Saturday classes Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee meet 11:00am-9:00pm Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 2/9-2/10 2 $200 Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 3/16-3/17 2 $200 Day Time Date Weeks Fee Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 4/27-4/28 2 $200 F/Sa See Above* 2/1-2/23 4 $165 Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 5/18-5/19 2 $200 F/Sa See Above* 3/1-3/30 5 $212 Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 6/15-6/16 2 $200 F/Sa See Above* 4/5-4/27 4 $165 Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 7/13-7/14 2 $200 F/Sa See Above* 5/3-5/25 4 $165 Sa/Su 8am-4pm Buc/F3 8/10-8/11 2 $200 F/Sa See Above* 5/31-6/29 5 $212 Attendees to the following classes must wear safety glasses, short-sleeved shirts and covered toes (no sandals or flip-flops). We have safety Please keep checking our glasses that can be used or new ones available for $3.00. For those with dust allergies we will website at have available dust masks at $2.50 each. santaclaraadulted.org for updates and new classes. 2 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* Furniture Design and Woodworking* Build a Console/Hall Table* Take advantage of our fully equipped shop. Our We will build a long and narrow table, approxi- shop boasts several table saws including three mately three feet long and one foot wide featuring SawStop Table Saws along with two additional long tapered legs, quality mortise and tenon mini-lathes, air-filtration and much more. Learn joinery. The contruction methods practiced making to safely operate all major tools in the shop along this project are appropriate for making many styles with the assortment of power tools and hand tools and sizes of tables, chairs and other furniture. used to mill stock for preparation and construction See photo on website. For more information: of projects of your choosing. Gain skills and build email@example.com confidence in woodworking and furniture building Instructor: Hecker along with knowledge needed to select wood you Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee supply for projects selected. No prior experience Th 9am-12pm Buc/F3 5/16-6/20 6 $160 required, all skill levels welcome. Safe and proper operation of tools and machinery stressed through- Router Table – Enhanced* out the term. In this 2-day class you will build a router table for Mandatory Attendance: All new students must your shop. Installing your router in this router table attend safety session Tues 2/12 from 6:30-9:30pm. will increase its usefulness well beyond using it as Please sign up for class #215701 listed under Safety a hand-held tool. This will be a moderately upgrad- Session on-line. Also must attend first two classes to ed router table that will save space in the average finish safety session project. home shop, as it can be put away when not in use. Registration: Register early class numbers are It will have a 20” x 24” table top with a melamine limited and classes are extremely popular. No finish. A cutout for an insert plate will be made to refunds, transfers or credits. Choose carefully. accommodate an industry standard 9.25” x 11.75” Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee router plate (not included*). The base frame will T 9am-12pm Buc/F3 2/26-5/7 10 $200 be built out of ¾” high grade plywood. You will Instructor: Zamora be wiring up a built in electrical junction box con- W 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 2/27-5/8 10 $200 taining a switch and duplex outlet that your router Instructor: Shortt will plug into. Melamine edge banding around the Th 9am-12pm Buc/F3 2/28-5/9 10 $200 table top will be included to give the top a finished Instructor: Hecker appearance. The router table will also include a Th 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 2/28-5/9 10 $200 sturdy movable fence with slotted grooves and hold Instructor: Zamora down clamp knobs to aid in positioning your work W 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 6/26-8/28 10 $200 piece on the table. In the class we will discuss Instructor: Hecker various routers that you can purchase along with Furniture Design and Woodworking their pro/con features to suit your individual work Advanced requirements. Summer session limited to returning students * A blank shop-made insert plate can be made only! Students must have taken Woodshop class (extra cost) at the conclusion of the class which at Santa Clara Adult Education. An extension for you can machine to accommodate your particular those who wish to further develop woodworking router. skills and understanding. Safety procedures and Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org proper operation of tools stressed. Students furnish Instructor: Truhe own materials. Class size is limited. Absolutely Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee no refunds, transfers, or credits. Pre-registration Sa/Su 9am-4pm Buc/F3 2/2, 2/3 2 $255 required. Class is 6 weeks only. Instructor: Zamora, Shortt, Hecker Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 9am-12pm Buc/F1 5/14-6/18 6 $120 W 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F1 5/15-6/19 6 $120 Th 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F1 5/16-6/20 6 $120 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 3
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* Joinery #4, Dovetail Joints in Wood* The first project will be blind dovetails of the kind you would find in the front of any good-quality sliding drawer. Following this we will switch to another type of jig to build through dovetails. These have good strength and add decorative features as well as strength to the corners of large boxes and cabinets. To accomplish this we will be using both hand-held and table routers. We will be showing samples and discussing other types of manufactur- ing equipment, as well as hand-cut dovetails. For questions email: email@example.com ART OF WOODWORKING Instructor: Hecker Joinery #1, Basic* Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee In this 6 hour class you will make several of the Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 2/23 1 $115 Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 6/1 1 $115 most common wood joints used in furniture, Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 8/24 1 $115 cabinets, boxes, and other useful projects. You will make butt joints, edge joints, lap joints, miter NEW Introduction to Finishing* joints, biscuit joints, rabbet joints, and dado joints Do you wonder what to do at the last stage of a using the table saw, chop saw, and miscellaneous project — creating the finished surface people hand tools. Included will be a discussion of more see and feel? Finishing is as important as stock advanced-type joinery including box joints, dovetail, selection or joinery, and deserves just as much along with mortise and tenon. For questions: thought. You’ve put a lot of effort into building firstname.lastname@example.org something. Now learn how to protect and show off Instructor: Hecker your project. This class takes you from sandpaper Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee to final finish. Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 2/16 1 $105 Come prepared to get your hands dirty (actually, Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 5/4 1 $105 we wear gloves). You’ll work with several finishes, Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 8/17 1 $105 preparing sample boards that will serve as your Joinery #2, Basic* references when you’re ready to finish your next In this 6 hour class you will make sliding dovetail project. Materials included. For questions email: joints, mortise and tenon, saddle/bridle, cross email@example.com lap, half lap miter, glue joints, and pocket screw Instructor: Hecker joints. Power tools including mortising machine, Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee table saw, table router, and miscellaneous jigs and Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 3/30 1 $150 accessories will be used throughout this course. Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 6/8 1 $150 For questions: firstname.lastname@example.org Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 8/3 1 $150 Instructor: Hecker Krenov Plane* Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee James Krenov, who passed away several years Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 3/9 1 $105 ago, was a master craftsman and teacher. He Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 6/22 1 $105 established a degree program for professional Joinery #3, Box Joints in Wood* woodworkers at the College of the Redwoods in Students will learn how to make box joints and Fort Bragg, CA. One of the first student projects finger joints that are used to build small and mid- there is a wooden finish plane of his design. size joints of substantial strength. Each student will In this class, you will make a similar plane that be making several joints on our standard shop jig. uses the same iron that Ron Hock developed for Next, we will build a jig for you to take home and Mr. Krenov. We will also discuss plane design and use on your own saw. With this jig we will build a sharpening. Students will leave the class with a box with strong corners. Discussions will be held to fully functional finished plane. Materials included. show you the assembly, gluing and rough finishing Instructor: Hecker the box. For questions email: Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee email@example.com Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 5/11 1 $200 Instructor: Hecker Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 4/13 1 $115 Sa 9am-3pm Buc/F3 7/20 1 $115 4 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* Learning with a Personal Touch – For Those Curious Enough To Take Action The following classes are designed for Most of the following classes require first-time woodworkers. No experience some woodworking experience. Please needed, however, experienced email instructor Larry Truhe to determine woodworkers are welcome. your level: firstname.lastname@example.org Short Courses in Wood Working Wine Rack Learn basics in each class, which will lead to In this class we will be building a small 8 bottle more complex projects. wine rack that can sit on a counter top. Building NEW Wood Carving, Classical* the project will require an intermediate skill level. Along with the table saw we will be using the This class will get you acquainted with tools and jointer, planer, band saw, router table with pattern techniques of classical wood carving. We will bits, and pocket screw joinery. discuss sharpening and maintenance of tools, You will learn how to create stylized advanced pan- acquiring materials, setting up a work space and el joinery. The unit will consist of 3 rows of open different wood species suitable for carving. Our racks with a solid top shelf. Its overall dimensions project will be an Acanthus leaf in Bas Relief out of are 13 ½” (W), 19 ½” (H) and 9” (D). Class size Black Walnut. Wood carving is the perfect antidote is limited to 8 students. Questions: catruhes@ for our fast paced, techno society. sbcglobal.net. See picture on website Instructor: Ross Instructor: Truhe Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Sa 10-2pm Rm H2 2/9 1 $55 T 6-10pm Buc/F3 7/16-7/30 3 $220 Sa 10-2pm Rm H2 4/13 1 $55 Sa 10-2pm Rm H2 6/8 1 $55 Kid’s Chair Set NEW Step Stool/Sitting Bench* This colorful chair set will be a welcome addition This class is perfect for beginners. We will build a for your child’s or grandchild’s play room. You simple wooden non-folding step stool. All materials will be building four uniquely decorated chairs provided. Please wear short sleeved shirt/t-shirt with fun animal outlines. They will be painting in and closed toed shoes. Women strongly encour- brightly colored animal themes that will appeal to aged to attend. Learn multi joinery techniques. all children. These chairs are sturdy and will last Instructor: Truhe many years. Building this chair set will require using many of Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee the tools in our woodworking shop, including table M 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 3/11-3/18 2 $90 saw, band saw, jointer, planer and sanders. All Cutting Board; Simple* materials as well as paints are included in the We will do all cutting and prep work the first class class enrollment fee. and put it together in the second class. Learn how Beginner woodworkers are welcome. It would to use a tablesaw, miter, planer and jointer. Cutting be beneficial if you’ve taken the Hand and Basic board material will be walnut and maple laminated Power Tools Part II safety course prior to enroll- together to form a standard-sized cutting board ing. Please sign up early as class size is limited. or smaller cutting board with handle that can be email@example.com used as a serving tray which is food safe. Materials Instructor: Truhe provided. Women strongly encouraged to attend. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Learn how to use a table saw, miter, planer and M 6-10pm Buc/F3 2/4-2/25 4 $260 jointer. See sample on website. Instructor: Truhe Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee M 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 4/1-4/8 2 $75 Lathe for Woodworking* Lathes are used to make ornamental items such as bowls, plates, lamps and pieces used in designing fine furniture. You will learn the basics of using a lathe by making 2 slim line pens. You are supplied with all necessary material. Fun and easy to learn. Instructor: Hecker Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 6:30-10pm Buc/F3 4/23 1 $55 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 5
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* size is limited to 8 students. Intermediate Level ART OF WOODWORKING Woodworker. See picture on website. catruhes@ sbcglobal.net Router Table - Ultra Instructor: Truhe In this 3 day class you will build a sturdy full Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee featured router table for your shop. It will be a M 6-9:30pm Buc/F3 4/22-4/29 2 $160 floor standing router table complete with accessory drawers, miter track rail, an innovative lockable NEW Finger Joint Keepsake Box* caster base system for easy movement as well as This stylish finger joint jewelry box will make a additional and various other options. This should perfect keepsake gift. Building this small 5 x 8” box be the last router table that you’ll ever need. with a contrasting material lid will require an inter- The table will have a 1 ½” thick top with 27” x 32” mediate level of woodworking experience. We will dimensions. The top will have a melamine surface be using a finger joint fixture on the table saw to and edge banding. A cutout for an insert plate will cut the corner joints for this project. Highly figured be made to accommodate an industry standard hardwood materials will be used. Material cost is 9.25” x 11.75” router plate (not included*). The included in the enrollment fee. Class size will be base frame will be built out of ¾” high grade limited to 10 students. Women are encouraged to plywood with 4x4 legs. You will be wiring up a built enroll.Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org. See in electrical junction box containing a switch and picture on website. duplex outlet that your router will plug into. Instructor: Truhe The router table will also include a sturdy movable Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee fence with slotted grooves and hold down clamp M 6:30-9:30pm Buc/F3 5/6-5/20 3 $135 knobs to aid in positioning your work piece on the table. End Grain Cutting Board A sample of this router table will be on display This is a professional grade cutting board that in the workshop during late January and early is also very attractive with its multi variety wood February for your review. Class size will be limited pattern. We start by making a typical cutting board to 6 students. similar to those that are made in our Basic Cutting A table top cap can be added as an option that will Board class. These basic cutting boards are then allow this router table to serve as a medium sized combined with 7 to 8 similar boards and cut in a workbench. unique way to produce an impressive final product. In the class we will discuss various routers that you Overall size is approximately 11 x 16 inches. can purchase along with their pro/con features to Intermediate or above skill level required. It would suit your individual work requirements. be helpful if you’ve already taken the basic cutting * A blank shop-made insert plate can be made board woodworking class. Beyond the tools at extra cost at the conclusion of the class that required to make a basic cutting board, you will you can machine to accommodate your particular be learning how to combine various wood patterns router. email@example.com with zero glue lines and the use of very slow set Instructor: Truhe glues. All materials and supplies will be provided. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee See website for picture of a finished product. Inter- Sa/Su/M 6-10pm Buc/F3 3/23-3/25 3 $395 mediate Level Woodworker. catruhes@sbcglobal. net Desktop Shelving Rack Instructor: Truhe In this class we will be building a stylish corner Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee shelving unit that can set on a desktop to hold M 6-10pm Buc/F3 6/3-6/24 4 $205 miscellaneous items that typically clutter the desk. Building the project will require an intermediate skill level. Along with the table saw we will be using dado and rabbet joinery, router table, jointer, planer and miter accessories. The shelf unit will be made of maple with walnut accents, or for an additional fee you can substitute walnut with a ma- ple accent. The unit will consist of 7 shelves, each Log On to Facebook approximately 7” square, with a total height of 30”. and “Like” Material is included in the fee for the maple option; the walnut version will require an additional $25 Santa Clara Adult fee, payable at the beginning of the class. Class Education 6 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* NEW Jewelry Box - 2 Drawer - Using the Drawing – All Levels* Band Saw* All skill levels welcome. Learn the basics of working Make a beautiful and unique walnut jewelry box with graphite (pencil) on paper. The beginning with free-formed flowing lines. This jewelry box student will learn the fundamentals of composition, features 2 pull out drawers with contrasting perspective, and how to render convincing 3D hardwood maple handles. In building this, you images using light and shadow. Continuing, and ad- will be making extensive use of the band saw for vanced, students will continue to develop the basic cutting compound curves, sanding of radiused skills and have the opportunity to work with new surfaces using the spindle and disc sanders and tools, such as conte crayon, silverpoint, charcoal, or edge finishing on the router table. Class size will pen and ink. A supply list will be discussed the first be limited to 8 students. Women are encouraged class meeting. Questions? Contact Janine Sahm at to enroll. Material cost is included in the enrollment FencingMastersProgram@comcast.net. fee. See picture on website. Instructor: Sahm Prerequisite: Beginner to intermediate woodwork- Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee ing skills. firstname.lastname@example.org M 12:15-2:15pm Rm H2 2/25-5/6 10 $118 Instructor: Truhe No Class 4/15 M 12:15-2:15pm Rm H2 5/20-7/29 10 $118 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee No Class 5/27 M 6-10pm Buc/F3 7/15-7/29 3 $185 Drawing to Painting* Golf Cart A solid foundation in drawing can lead to more The perfect gift for the golfer in your family. Build successful painting. This class introduces the this detailed model golf cart with a set of clubs. It student to both drawing and painting and how is constructed from a combination of walnut and they work together. Fundamental topics to be maple hardwood material. The finished product is covered in class are basic shapes, value, color approximately 9” long. theory, basic techniques for graphite and painting Building it will require using many of the tools in medium of your choice (watercolor, acrylic, and oil), our well- equipped woodworking shop including ta- perspective, composition, and more. Beginners will ble saw, band saw, routers, power sanders, jointer, start with basic exercises and a directed project. planer, scroll saw and drill press. All materials are More advanced students will further develop their included in the class enrollment fee. catruhes@ skills and/or supplement what they already know. sbcglobal.net. Intermediate Level Woodworker. Advanced students can also use this class as studio email@example.com time to work, ask questions, get guidance, and to be Instructor: Truhe inspired and supported. Supply list will be discussed Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee the first night of class. If you have questions please M 6-10pm Buc/F3 8/5-8/19 3 $190 email Ms. Sahm at FencingMastersProgram@ comcast.net. Instructor: Sahm FINE ARTS Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Acrylic and Oil Painting* Th 6:30-8:30pm Rm H2 2/28-5/9 10 $150 All levels welcome. Mini lectures will be given No Class 4/18 Th 6:30-8:30pm Rm H2 5/23-8/1 10 $150 on such topics as color theory, palette organiza- No Class 7/4 tion, composition, and more. Individual instruction and guidance will be given on students’ specific Oil Painting – For All Levels* projects. A supply list will be discussed the first Explore the basic techniques of oil painting: color day of class. Questions? Contact Janine Sahm at mixing and application. Lots of teacher demonstra- FencingMastersProgram@comcast.net. tions! Landscapes, seascapes and floral painting Instructor: Sahm emphasized. Supply list given 1st day of classes. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Instructor: Dixon T 6:30-9:30pm Rm H2 2/26-5/7 10 $165 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee No Class 4/16 M 10am-12pm Rm H2 2/25-5/6 10 $108 T 6:30-9:30pm Rm H2 5/21-7/23 10 $165 No Class 4/15 M 10am-12pm Rm H2 5/20-7/29 10 $108 No Class 5/27 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 7
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* Introduction to Mosaic Art This Beginner Mosaic class is a great introduction to Mosaics! This 5 week course will cover many different materials and you will create up to 2 class projects. $40 materials fee payable first day of class. We will focus on basic designs for mosaics, using different types of materials, tools and surfac- es. You will learn to cut glass, break plates and tile. FINE ARTS Instructor: Morales Watercolor/Pen and Ink* Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee W 6:30-9pm Rm H2 3/6-4/3 5 $120 We will explore two mediums – watercolor and pen and ink – both individually and how they can Mosaic Face Planter Class be worked together. Students can work solely in Design your own face or someone else’s on a watercolor or pen and ink, or they can combine garden planter. $30 materials fee payable first day the mediums. Watercolor techniques, such as dry of class. You will learn to use the basic techniques brush, wet on wet, over washes and texture will needed to create an extraordinary mosaic artwork be demonstrated and practiced. The possibilities from plain, ordinary and easily accessed materials. of pen and ink will be explored. You will learn how Instructor: Morales to make a variety of lines with different materials in order to build rich drawings. Watercolor can be Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee used to tint pen and ink drawings, or pen and ink W 6:30-9pm Rm H2 5/1-5/15 3 $75 can be used to enhance and give structure to a Mosaic Tree of Life Class watercolor. A supply list will be discussed the first day of class. Questions? Contact Ms. Sahm at Create a perfect Tree of Life using a variety of FencingMastersProgram@comcast.net. Mosaic Materials including glass, plates, tile etc. $30 materials fee payable first day of class. You Instructor: Sahm will learn how to cut glass, break plates and design Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee your perfect Tree of Life Mosaic. T 9am-12pm Rm H2 2/26-5/7 10 $165 Instructor: Morales No Class 4/16 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 9am-12pm Rm H2 5/21-7/23 10 $165 W 6:30-9pm Rm H2 5/22-6/5 3 $75 Drawing and Watercolor – All Levels* Students will learn the basic skills of drawing and NATURAL SCIENCE watercolor. Students will explore color mixing and application, composition and detail. Many detailed NEW Astronomy for Beginners* demonstrations will be provided. We will explore Fascinated and perplexed by the night sky? Want the drawing and watercolor as it applies to sea- to know more about what you are seeing? Then scapes, landscapes and florals. Materials list will this class is for you! In this class, we will explore be provided at 1st. class. astronomy and learn about objects in the solar Instructor: Dixon system and amazing astronomical events that Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee occur on a regular basis. You will develop a richer, W 10am-12pm Rm H2 2/27-5/8 10 $120 deeper appreciation and understanding of the night No Class 4/17 sky and be able share your learnings with family W 10am-12pm Rm H2 5/22-7/24 10 $120 and friends. No Class 7/4 We will cover observational astronomy, which will allow you to identify objects in the sky, understand CRAFTS the phases of the moon, why we have seasons, how the sun shines and what you should expect to see with binoculars and telescopes. Materials Fee Mosaic Valentine Heart Class $5 payable to instructor for an electronic version Come and create a unique Valentine Heart for (USB flash drive) of the class presentation and yourself or someone you love. $25 materials fee related materials. payable at first class. We will use a variety of Instructor: Mishra materials to make a one of a kind heart. Instructor: Morales Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 6-9pm Rm D6 2/12 1 $50 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 6-9pm Rm D6 4/30 1 $50 W 6:30-9pm Rm H2 2/6-2/13 2 $50 8 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* NEW Astrophysics for Everyone* Sewing Circle ** When you gaze up at the night sky is your sense of Need help and encouragement to finish that “un- awe met with a desire to understand what you are finished item”? Come join a wonderful group and seeing? What exactly are those celestial bodies? have fun while you work on a special project–soft Do they move? Are they shrinking or expanding? dolls/toys, sewing, quilting, crocheting, embroidery, Are they alive? Why do they appear as points etc. See what others are doing; get great ideas. of light to us? How does one actually study and Beginners through advanced welcome–basic craft measure such far away objects? Astrophysics for skills recommended. Sewing machines available. Everyone is a class that delves into the underlying Instructor: Sjostrom structure and forces that make up the Universe. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee This non-technical class begins with the role of T 10am-12pm Rm I1 2/26-3/26 5 $82 matter and energy in the formation of the elegant T 10am-12pm Rm I1 4/2-5/7 5 $82 Universe. We learn how clouds of gases and dust No Class 4/16 give rise to stars, planets and solar systems. T 10am-12pm Rm I1 5/21-6/25 6 $98 Particular attention is paid to the Sun: how is it powered? and how it will eventually die. Additional Sewing 101* topics include the Big Bang and the creation of Learn to sew the simple way– yes, that’s correct. the Universe, the power of gravity, how we search By creating samples and making small items one for exoplanets that we’re finding almost every day, can learn techniques to be used over and over galaxies, black holes, supernovae, dark matter and again; in clothing, home décor, garment alterations energy. The course concludes with current theories and quilting. The new sewing student will learn the about the multiverse and the “Theory of Every- basics of hand and machine sewing and how to thing”. Questions: acm@FirstCode.com navigate the fabric store. Students are encouraged Instructor: Mishra to bring their own machines and supplies which they will learn to use to their fullest. For those Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee who do not have their own, class machines are T 6:30-9:30pm Rm D6 3/19 1 $50 available. A detailed materials list will be discussed T 6:30-9:30pm Rm D6 5/14 1 $50 at the first class. Class size is limited. No transfers, refunds, or credits. SEWING/KNITTING/CROCHETING Instructor: Sjostrom Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Quilting Studio – Basics and Beyond ** Th 6-9pm Rm I1 2/28-3/28 5 $120 Come and share the joy of quilting–learn a few Th 6-9pm Rm I1 4/4-5/9 5 $120 new tricks, share your quilting experiences with No Class 4/18 others, get creative ideas for current and future Th 6-9pm Rm I1 5/23-6/27 6 $144 projects. Enjoy an afternoon with fellow enthusias- Sewing 102* tic quilters – all levels welcome. Work at your own pace. Jump in and try something new! Now that you have completed Sewing 101, you’re ready for this continuation class where you can Instructor: Sjostrom put your new skills to good use. In the first class Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee you will be learning how to take measurements T 12-2pm Rm I1 2/26-3/26 5 $82 and how to select the correct size pattern. New T 12-2pm Rm I1 4/2-5/7 5 $82 sewing techniques will be covered. Your project No Class 4/16 will be making pajama bottoms. Please register in T 12-2pm Rm I1 5/21-6/25 6 $98 advance to assure a space. Class size limited. No transfers, credits or refunds. Prerequisite: Must have taken Sewing 101 as listed above or prior approval by instructor; email Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor: Sjostrom Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee W 6-9pm Rm I1 2/27-3/27 5 $120 W 6-9pm Rm I1 4/3-5/8 5 $120 No Class 4/17 W 6-9pm Rm I1 5/22-6/26 6 $144 ** Take both Quilting Studio and Sewing Circle for $154 for the 5 week sessions, and for $186 for the 6 week sessions- Please come into our office or call 408-423-3500. *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 9
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* Instructor: Margaret Paul SEWING/KNITTING/CROCHETING Lemon Jamalade / Preserved Lemons* Crocheting/Knitting* The focus on this class will be lemons. We will Want to be more creative? How about hand be crafting Jamalade a cross between Jam & crocheting or knitting gifts for family and friends? Marmalade profiles. We will craft Lemon & Ginger Lucia will teach beginners how to crochet or knit Jamalade, perfect with biscuits and scones as by making simple projects (scarf or blanket). Inter- well for use in savory dishes. Next, we will craft mediate/advanced students will choose their own Preserved Lemons in a jar a Moroccan staple; a projects. You will love our close “knit”group. Please perfect condiment to add to pan sauces, grilled bring a crochet hook (G or H) and yarn. meats, rice dishes, yogurt sauces and vinaigrettes. Instructor: Grengo Instructor: Paul Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee F 10am-12pm Sr. Ctr. 2/1-3/29 8 $77 Sa 9am-1pm Rm I2 3/23 1 $65 No Class 2/22 F 10am-12pm Sr. Ctr. 4/5-5/31 8 $77 Pickled Jalapenos / Pickled Giardiniera* No Class 4/19 We will be crafting Pickled Jalapenos: both sweet and spicy these delightful pickled Jalapenos will Knitting and Crocheting - All Levels* win over any Jalapeno lover in your life. Next, we From scarves to sweaters, from knitting to will craft Giardiniera, a classic Italian pickle. This crocheting, learn the basics of these creative classic contains an array of vegetables; cauli- pastimes. No experience? No problem. Beginners flower, sweet red pepper, rainbow carrots, sweet will learn the basic stitches, how to read patterns, onion, garlic and fresh herbs. Perfect on its own and how to choose the right yarn and needles/ for snacking, also makes a delicious spread for hook. Advanced students will continue to develop sandwiches and perfect for salads. their skills by learning to fix mistakes, working with Instructor: Paul beads, designing their own patterns, or just getting Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee the guidance and motivation needed to finish those Sa 9am-1pm Rm I2 4/13 1 $65 unfinished projects. If you already have materials or a project, bring it in. Otherwise, a supply list will Pickled Asparagus / Grace Pickles* be discussed the first night of class. For questions For this class we will be crafting two simple types about the class, email Ms. Sahm at of pickles. First, we will craft Spicy Pickled Aspar- FencingMastersProgram@comcast.net. agus: just plain good straight from the jar or use Instructor: Sahm in your favorite brunch Bloody Mary recipe or any Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee spring vegetable salad. Next, we will craft Graces M 6:30-8:30pm Rm H2 2/25-4/22 8 $115 pickles, very easy Sweet and tangy and quick to No Class 4/15 make! These pickles definitely will become a fast M 6:30-8:30pm Rm H2 5/20-7/15 8 $115 favorite for you. No Class 5/27 Instructor: Paul F 12:30-2:30pm Rm H2 3/1-4/26 8 $115 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee No Class 4/19 Sa 9am-1pm Rm I2 4/27 1 $65 F 12:30-2:30pm Rm H2 5/24-7/12 8 $115 Enjoy Italian Cooking – Buon Appetito!* COOKING Join us in our kitchen and learn how to combine fresh and seasonal ingredients with simple cooking Spring in a Jar Canning and Preserving techniques. Italy is the home of a wonderful range Series 2019* of delicious dishes and you will be initiated in the art of preparing tasty and traditional Italian dishes Come join me as I start my “Spring in a Jar Can- like vegetables, pasta, fresh home-made pasta, ning and Preserving Series 2019. risotto, vegetarian dishes, delightful and irresistible These classes are designed for you the home desserts. We will share with you the essence of cook, teaching you the basic techniques and safety Italian cuisine that it’s not just about ingredients or practices for home Hot Water bath canning. You recipes, but a cultured way to communicate our will enjoy the satisfaction and enjoyment of hand love for tradition and conviviality. In these classes crafting and preserving foods from your home we will provide guidelines of ingredients’ selection kitchens. All classes as well as wine-pairing. are hands on; each student will bring home a jar of what was crafted in class and recipe. 10 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* Instructors: Caterina Trucco, Sabrina Lascala COMPUTERS A Special Occasion in Italy Do you want to astonish your family and friends Genealogy Beginning* with a tasty and inviting meal, which is relatively An exciting class where you will explore your quick and easy to prepare? In this class you will heritage! Introduction to Roots Magic program, learn how to make some typical and authentic Ital- learn how to build a pedigree chart for 1-9 gener- ian dishes, and to create a satisfying menu, from ations and be introduced to various web sites for the first course to the dessert, perfect to celebrate research. Learn to save the results on a flash drive. a special occasion! The menu: Questions email: email@example.com. Tortellini with sausage ragú Instructor: Hamilton Polpettone ripieno (meatloaf stuffed) Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Cake with chocolate and pear See Fall/Winter 2019 Instructors: Trucco & Lascala Genealogy II* Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee In this class you will be researching different Sa 9am-12pm Rm I2 3/9 1 $65 geographical locations for family genealogy and learning different tips that reveal and locate family The Spring Fragrance in the Italian records. Questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Kitchen Hamilton Caterina and Sabrina will take you to Italy to Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee experience the variety, colors, aromas, and flavors W 9-11am Rm J2 2/6-2/27 3 $60 of its cuisine during the Spring season. Join them No Class 2/20 and learn how to prepare some tasty, refined, and simple dishes from central and northern Italy. The Computers - Beginning I* menu: Understanding the basic functions of the computer Caserecce with cream of zucchini and bacon such as using the mouse, scroll bar, keyboard, clip Pizzaiola chicken art, and folder creation. Questions email: Crostata di ricotta (ricotta tart) email@example.com. Instructors: Trucco & Lascala Instructor: Hamilton Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee See Fall/Winter 2019 Sa 9am-12pm Rm I2 4/6 1 $65 Homemade Pasta Party with a Touch of Computers - Beginning II* Italian Creativity How to search the internet for images, news, information, maps and how to use email. Are you ready to make your own homemade pasta? In this class you will learn the basic cooking Questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org. techniques, ingredients and tips to make fresh Instructor: Hamilton pappardelle pasta from scratch. Then you can use Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee your creativity to create delicious and easy to make M 9-11am Rm J2 2/4-2/25 3 $60 appetizer and dessert: a colorful and funny mock No Class 2/18 fish to start your meal and original sweet fans for dessert. After this very “hands on experience”, students can enjoy a delicious and fresh lunch together. The menu: Mock fish Pappardelle with asparagus and shrimps Sweet fans Instructors: Trucco & Lascala Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Sa 9am-12pm Rm I2 5/18 1 $65 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 11
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* GARDENING & GENERATION LANGUAGE CONNECTION Chinese – Mandarin* Ni Hao! This class is an introduction to the oral and Gardening* written forms of the Chinese language. Empha- Join our lovely, well-kept outside classroom where sis is placed on communication skills, everyday you learn to grow your own vegetables, flowers and situations, and demonstration of understanding the more! As a student in this class, you will gain many interrelationship between language and culture. valuable gardening skills through group discus- Culturally authentic materials including a variety of sions, lectures, guest speakers and by managing Chinese cuisine, major festivals, music, calligraphy, your own garden plot. As a student, you will also origami and newspaper articles are integral to the learn through assisting in garden cleanup, sharing course. Chinese is the language for today and to- maintenance duties, and other garden group morrow in any field and daily life. The students will functions that will keep you, as well as the garden, learn how to use “Pinyin” phonetic system, cardinal growing and thriving. Through garden-unity, you numbers as well as basic greetings in restaurants, will be participating in teamwork, communication, traveling and business meetings. Students will rec- and demonstrating “good neighbor policies” in an ognize simple street signs and business cards to environment where everyone participates individu- become informed and sensitive to Chinese culture. ally, in teams and groups. Instructor: Cheng By registering for the class, you agree to follow and abide by “Garden Guidelines” see website. Class Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee size is limited. Registration is required BEFORE T 7-8:30pm Rm D7 2/26-5/7 10 $112 start date. Please register by Thurs. before start No Class 4/16 dates. Arabic, Beginning* Mandatory Meeting: New students to Gardening, Students will focus on the Arabic alphabet, vocab- please come to Room G7 at 8:30am on the first ulary, grammar, and basic conversational skills. day of class for orientation. Questions: jcarey@ Gain practice in reading, writing, and conversing, in scusd.net Arabic. Great for Travelers! Instructor: Carey No textbook required for class. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Instructor: Khalil Sa 9am-12pm Teach Garden 3/2-5/11 10 $50 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee No Class 4/20 W 6:30-8:30pm Rm P7 2/6-4/3 8 $120 Sa 9am-12pm Teach Garden 5/18-7/27 10 $50 No Class 2/20 No Class 7/6 W 6:30-8:30pm Rm P7 4/3-5/29 8 $120 Garden, Generation Connection No Class 4/17 Volunteer in our award-winning volunteer program Japanese 1A* – The Generation Connection! Join other gardeners Are you interested in Japanese? Japanese culture who volunteer their time and share their love of and food is commonly seen throughout Silicon gardening with elementary school students. For Valley. Anime, Japanese restaurants, and food have further information email: mburlingame@scusd. integrated deeply into American life. Sushi, tofu, net. Pre-registration required. bonsai, haiku, karaoke, karate, and futon are just Instructor: Burlingame a few Japanese words that are used in everyday Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee English. In this ten week class, we will learn some F 10am Garden 3/15 1 Free basic conversational skills, such as greetings, counting, and simple everyday phrases. We will learn to read and recognize hiragana characters. The goal of the class is to begin to speak Japanese and enjoy the process of learning a new language and culture. Learning Japanese should be an enjoyable and challenging endeavor and this class aims to be the first step in that process. Instructor: Iwasaki Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 6:30-8:30pm Rm G7 2/26-5/7 10 $150 No Class 4/16 12 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* Japanese 1B* Spanish for Travelers* This class is a continuation of Japanese – 1A class Hola! This class is specifically designed for travel- and for those with some basic Japanese. In this ers and is a beginning class. Immerse yourself in class, you will be expanding your vocabulary, learn- a fun, relaxed atmosphere as you learn practical ing more grammatical structures and expressions Spanish used in common travel situations, such in varied contexts. In addition to learning Japanese as asking for directions, finding accommodations, oral communication skills, Students will acquire ordering at restaurants, and more. Emphasis will hiragana writing skill, and be encouraged to read be on developing your conversational and listening and write in Japanese. skills with a splash of Spanish culture. Instructor: Iwasaki Textbook: Latin American Spanish phrasebook and Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee dictionary 8th edition June 2017 by Lonely Planet Th 6:30-8:30pm Rm G7 2/28-5/9 10 $150 ISBN# 978-1-74321-447-3. No Class 4/18 Instructor: Rothstein Spanish – Beginning 1A* Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee An elementary course designed to help students M 6:30-8pm Rm D7 2/4-3/25 7 $80 develop basic communication skills, such as No Class 2/18 listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish, M 6:30-8pm Rm D7 4/1-5/20 7 $80 and to introduce students to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Students will learn prac- tical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to make every attempt to participate and communi- cate in Spanish during class time. Textbook: Spanish Now Level 1, 8th edition. Available on-line. Instructor: Santana Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 6:30-8:30pm Rm G7 2/5-4/23 10 $150 No Class 2/19, 4/16 T 6:45-8:45pm Rm G7 5/7-7/9 10 $150 About the instructor: Anna Santana is a Spanish teacher at Wilcox High School. She graduated from San José State Univer- sity with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and sociol- ogy and from Stanford University with a Master’s in Education and Teaching Credential. Spanish – Beginning 1B* We will build upon the foundation created in French for Travelers* Spanish 1A. We will expand our vocabulary, and Bonjour! This class is specifically designed for our speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. travelers. Immerse yourself in a fun, relaxed atmo- The course includes history, culture, social and sphere as you learn practical French used in com- economic contexts. The student will acquire vocab- mon travel situations, such as asking for directions, ulary and sentence structure. finding accommodations, ordering at restaurants, Textbook: Spanish Now Level 1, 8th edition (with and more. Emphasis will be on developing your MP3). Available on-line. conversational and listening skills with a splash of Instructor: Santana French culture. Beginning, and those students who Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee want to review the basics, are welcome. Th 6:30-8:30pm Rm G7 2/7-4/25 10 $150 Textbook: French phrasebook and dictionary 6th No Class 2/21, 4/18 edition March 2015 by Lonely Planet ISBN# 978-1- Th 6:45-8:45pm Rm G7 5/9-7/18 10 $150 74321-444-2. No Class 7/4 Instructor: Rothstein Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee M 8:15-9:45pm Rm D7 2/4-3/25 7 $80 No Class 2/18 M 8:15-9:45pm Rm D7 4/1-5/20 7 $80 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 13
Spring 2019 • www.SantaClaraAdultEd.org Enrichment Classes* LANGUAGE French - Beginning I Students with no or little French instruction will About Instructor Lascala learn the fundamentals of French pronunciation and syntax. Students will develop everyday conver- Sabrina Lascala was born in Turin, Italy, and stud- sational skills with focus on phonetics, grammar, ied in Turin and in Rome. She has a bachelor’s degree in Italian Language and Literature (Turin), listening comprehension, reading and writing a Master in “History and economics of the Twenti- exercises. Students will also become familiar with eth century” (Rome). She is a teacher, certified by French culture and customs. The book is Dis-moi! the Italian Ministry of Education, with 15 years Textbook: SBN 0-673-21627-6. Book may be of teaching experience in Italian public schools. purchased online at amazon.com, booksellers.com, Sabrina has taught Italian, History, Geography and abebooks.com. and Civilization in several public middle schools in Workbook: Will be provided in class. Italy between 2000 and 2015. Instructor: Pary Sarraf (Master’s degree in She is teaching Italian language in Unified School French, and holds California Adult Education District – Adult Education in Santa Clara and in Teaching Credential) Mountain View and Italian Cooking in Santa Clara Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Adult Education. T 7-9pm Rm F1 2/26-5/7 10 $150 Italian Language: Intermediate 1 No Class 4/16 This class is designed for students who have T 7-9pm Rm F1 5/21-7/24 10 $150 basic Italian language skills. In a positive learning French - Beginning II environment, you will be expanding your vocab- This Advanced Beginning French course is ulary, learning more grammatical structures and designed to teach students comprehension and expressions in varied contexts, for oral and written conversation skills with focus on pronunciation. communication. The course will include many con- Students will develop listening and reading versational activities to prepare students to com- comprehension through exercises and develop vo- municate effectively in many real-life situations. We cabulary enhancing communication skills, as well will use the textbook, Learn Italian the Fast and Fun as grammar and syntax. Students will accumulate Way, 4th Ed. by Marcel Danesi. knowledge about the French culture and customs. ISBN: 978-1-4380-7496-2. The book is Viens voir! Instructor: Lascala Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning French. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Textbook: ISBN 0-673-216284. Book may be M 6:30-8:30pm Rm F7 2/4-3/25 7 $105 purchased online at amazon.com, booksellers.com, No Class 2/18 and abebooks.com. Italian Language: Intermediate 2 Workbook: ISBN 0-673-35046-0. This class is best suited for students who have Instructor: Pary Sarraf (Master’s degree in completed the Intermediate Italian 1 or have basic French, and holds California Adult Education vocabulary and understanding of Italian. Using Teaching Credential) a conversational approach in a comfortable and Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee enjoyable atmosphere, you will continue to expand Th 7-9pm Rm F1 2/28-5/9 10 $150 your vocabulary and learn more grammatical No Class 4/18 structures and expressions in varied contexts. The Th 7-9pm Rm F1 5/23-8/1 10 $150 students will develop communicative proficiency of No Class 7/4 the target language in speaking, listening, reading and writing. We will use the textbook, Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way, 4th Ed. by Marcel Danesi. ISBN: 978-1-4380-7496-2. Instructor: Lascala Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee M 6:30-8:30pm Rm F7 4/1-6/3 8 $120 No Class 4/15, 5/27 Log On to Facebook and “Like” Santa Clara Adult Education 14 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers.
Santa Clara Unified School District Adult Education Enrichment Classes* MONEY MANAGEMENT Information presented is based on the opinions of the instructors. Santa Clara Adult Education does not take responsibility for profits or losses made by the student who takes the class. The following classes are offered as a series for five classes - Godwin Investing. Tax-Free Retirement Planning* Are you aware of the devastating impact that the Investing – Modern Portfolio Theory for taxes can do to your retirement income? This the Novice* class will show you how to transform your retire- What is modern portfolio theory and does it work? ment and protect it from the impact of taxes. A Value and Growth, this is not your father’s stock truly proven and dispensable concept and strategy market anymore, but size still counts. to get to tax-free retirement. It will empower you Topics will include: to rescue your financial future and security from • New stock categorizations (its not your parent’s the looming threat of taxes. With just a little bit of stock market). proactive planning, you can insulate yourself from • Intermarket relationships: commodities, interest the threat of taxes by creating a totally tax-free rates and stocks. retirement. • Mutual funds or Exchange Traded Funds (which is The Instructor, Hendra Soeleman, PhD., is a Finan- better, why?) cial Professional and a Tax-Free Retirement Income • More smoke and mirrors of Wall Street. Specialist. He earned his degree from Purdue • An introduction to Technical Analysis (where University in Electrical Engineering. Please call (or statistic count) mail in) for couples’ registration 423-3500. Singles This class is the second in a series and will give may register on-line (santaclaraadulted.org). students a leg up on building a simple, diversified Instructor: Soeleman and cost effective portfolio. Materials fee included. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Instructor: Godwin Th 6:30-9:30pm Rm D6 3/7, 3/14 2 $49 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee W 6:30-9:30pm Rm D6 5/8, 5/15 2 $49 T 6:30-9pm Rm D6 3/19 1 $30 Th 6:30-9:30pm Rm D6 7/12, 7/19 2 $49 Investing – Protecting Your Money in the Investing – Optimizing Your Portfolio with Markets* Technical Analysis* Investment experts sound good, look good and Fundamentals tell you what to buy. Technical anal- post impressive credentials and investment re- ysis tells you when to buy it. Herd behavior drives turns. Are they for real? This seminar will navigate the stock market. Technical analysis is a subset through some of the smoke, mirrors and myths of Behavior Economics and is therefore a tool for used by Wall Street. monitoring the herd. Topics will include: • The linkage between herd behavior and price Topics will include: performance (when is the herd wrong?). • Stock picking (or should we really try?) • More on interest rates and the stock market (The • Earnings & earnings growth (does it matter?) C.S.S. Model). • Performance numbers (can numbers count?) • Monitoring the herd with anecdotal evidence. • Behavior finance (following the herd) • Monitoring the major market trends with Breadth • Expert advice (or don’t try this at home) Indicators (McClellan Summation, Tick and TickQ). This class is the first in a series and for anyone This class is third in a series and will sharpen your who wonders why everyone else makes money vision and thinking with regards to what drives the in the markets, but not them (maybe they don’t). markets. You will discover the tools needed to ex- Materials fee included. ecute and survive in the markets ahead. Materials Instructor: Godwin fee included. Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee Instructor: Godwin T 6:30-9pm Rm D6 3/12 1 $30 Day Time Site Date Sess. Fee T 6:30-9:30pm Rm D6 3/26 1 $30 *No refunds, no credits, no transfers. 15
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