Jul 29, 2014
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Start the New Year off right and get into and routine and do something for yourself! We offer many personal and professional development courses that begin throughout the Winter and Spring semester.  Whatever your interests are, you should consider a fun evening out at Exeter Adult Education!  Upcoming course offerings include:

 Acts & New Testament Letters as Literature-Pastor Steve Magee
This course will consider the book of Acts, Paul’s letters, and the other letters in the New Testament. Through reading and discussion we will explore together the themes and styles of these ancient books. Tuesdays, 14 weeks, beginning February 4, $20, 7:00-8:00 pm 

Beginning Guitar - David Pastore     

Learn the basics of how to play the guitar, including treble and bass strings, tuning the guitar, note names, major & minor chords and the basic scales.
 Mondays, 8 weeks, beginning February 3, $90, 5:30-6:30 pm

 Boating Safety & Certification - Ron Adams, Amoskeag Sail and Power Squadron
This class, authorized by the NH Div. of Safety, will enable participants to be in compliance with the NH requirement to hold a boating certificate.  Includes mandatory and recommended equipment, NH specific rules and basic seamanship.  Valuable to boaters who operate with less than 26 hp.
  Tuesdays 5 wks, starting March 4, $50 single/$70 couple, 6:00-8:00pm

Finding your Purpose in today’s workforce –Mary Eisenhauer
This highly participative two-night class is geared toward career changers, those re-entering the workforce or anyone questioning their current career path. We will discuss and complete exercises on finding your life purpose, personality type, and managing change, to help position you for a satisyfing career - in whatever stage of it you may be.
  Thursdays, 2 weeks, beginning March 6, $40, 6:00-8:00 pm

 General Music - David Pastore
Learn everything you've always wanted to know about basic music theory, reading music, rhythms, different types of instruments, and music history.  Mondays, 5 weeks, beginning March 3, $60,                    6:30-7:30 pm

Job Search and Marketability Strategies - Mary Eisenhauer

This two-night class will discuss enhancing your marketability, writing an effective resume and analyzing the job market. We will review tools for job searching such as LinkedIn, Monster, networking events and more, to determine the right approach for your own search.
  Thursdays, 2 weeks, beginning March 27, $40, 6:00-8:00 pm


Native People Of New England - Dana Brenner
Increase understanding of original inhabitants of New England from earliest times to present-day. Focus on this era of history through a Native American viewpoint.

 Tuesdays, 6 weeks, beginning April 15, $50, 6:00-8:00 pm

Native Colonial Warfare In New England - Dana Brenner
Review overlooked events such as the Pequot War, King Phillip’s War, King George’s War, French and Indian War & American Revolution and study the effects of these conflicts on colonial/Indian relations.

 Tuesdays, 6 weeks, beginning March 11, $50, 6:00-8:00 pm


 Retirement:  If, When and How – Janet Tucker

In these uncertain times the concept of retirement has become less clear and certain.  The questions we ask ourselves are “if”, “when” and “how”, as well as “what will it look like for me”.  Explore and begin to design your own version using the pieces of your personal puzzle.  For couples and singles.
  Mondays, 3 weeks, beginning March 3, $50, 6:00-8:00 pm

Starting & Running Your Own Business

Considering your own business or want to take your business to the next level? Learn the steps necessary to run a business in a effective and legal way - bookkeeping, taxes, insurance and marketing. Speakers include Diane Chubb, President of Legalogos, Tricia Lawler Sabulis, VP, Michaud Insurance Agency and David Stratton, Payroll & Tax Services, LLC.
 Tuesdays, 2 weeks, beginning March 4, $20 , 6:30-8:30 pm


Understanding Choices for Social Security - Bonnie Staniewicz.
See how Social Security is much more than simply determining whether to file before, at, or after your full retirement age.  Learn about strategies such as standard filing, restricted benefits, file and suspend benefits and/or using a combination of these strategies.
  One night course, Tuesday, March 4 or Thursday, April 17 $15, 5:30-6:45pm


For a complete listing of our course offerings, find us online at adulted.sau16.org, pick up a brochure at your local public Library, local area businesses, or call 775-8457.  Pre-registration is necessary as class sizes are limited.  Complete registration information and other course selections can be found in in the brochure or online.

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