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A Day Trip To New York City
Instructor: Mary Pauplis
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $65.00 Non-Worc Resident: $65.00
Date: 12/8/2012 - 12/8/2012 Time: 06:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location: Fanning Building Max Seats: 53
Weekday: Saturdays Weeks: 1
This is an open unscheduled day in the 'Big Apple' – the Capital of the World! Your choices are many for a fabulous, exciting and memorable day in New York City. Holiday excitement and splendor abound as you shop, view the outstanding holiday window displays at the famous stores and be sure to bring your camera to take memorable photographs of the exciting, one-of-a kind festive decorations! A carefree day with personal options to take a tour of the City, visit the Statue of Liberty, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, visit Macy’s famous store, browse, shop, have lunch in one of the many famous delicatessens or restaurants, visit Rockefeller Center’s new Rooftop with the panoramic view of the city and just endless exciting places to visit and experience the "City that never sleeps!"
Basic Home Improvement
Instructor: Frank Capurso
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $110.00 Non-Worc Resident: $125.00
Date: 9/27/2012 - 11/15/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Burncoat High Max Seats: 20
Weekday: Thursdays Weeks: 8
Have you ever paid a repairman big bucks to fix something simple? Have you ever thought that you could fix something but lacked the confidence? Well, here is your chance to learn many home improvement skills. You will learn basic electricity, plumbing, and carpentry skills. These will include but not be limited to fixing a lamp, repair an extension cord, install or fix switches, outlets, fans, and lights. Replace a faucet or repair washers, learn to solder copper tubing, fix leaking pipes, replace screens on windows and doors, repair broken or missing ceramic tiles, repair hardwood floors, repair and replace decks and downspouts, etc. You can DIY (Do It Yourself) with a little guidance and know-how. Bring all your home improvement questions to class for solutions.
Beginning Genealogy Part I
Instructor: Sandra Goodwin
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $50.00 Non-Worc Resident: $65.00
Date: 9/29/2012 - 9/29/2012 Time: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Clark Street Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Saturdays Weeks: 1
This course will show students how to begin researching their family tree and filling in the branches. It will include gathering, organizing, recording, and documenting data. Concentrating mostly on primary sources, students learn to conduct oral interviews, gather home sources, and research records such as vital records, census records, and obituaries. Students are asked to bring a bagged lunch as discussions will continue through the lunch period. See Beginning Genealogy Part 2 for further lessons.
Beginning Genealogy Part II
Instructor: Sandra Goodwin
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $50.00 Non-Worc Resident: $65.00
Date: 10/27/2012 - 10/27/2012 Time: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Clark Street Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Saturdays Weeks: 1
This course will continue with other sources not covered in Part I, mostly secondary and Internet sources. It will include information about compiled genealogies, newspapers, and journals. Learn how to distinguish between reliable and unreliable Internet sites, and discover sites that will be most helpful to you. Students are asked to bring a bagged lunch as discussions will continue through the lunch period. Beginning Genealogy Part I is recommended but not necessary.
Build and Maintain A Profitable Consulting Practice
Instructor: David Ewen
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $35.00 Non-Worc Resident: $50.00
Date: 11/1/2012 - 11/1/2012 Time: 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 20
Weekday: Thursdays Weeks: 1
Do you have an idea for your own business or consulting practice, but didn’t know how to get started? In this workshop, you will get all the tips, tricks and techniques to succeed. Get all the tools and business knowledge to help make your idea profitable. Learn how to reach clients with a sellable identity and close contract deals. Know how to succeed with a strong and powerful marketing plan. Finish this class understanding all the planning and communication tools that are needed for a successful and profitable consulting practice
CHEAP Is Great, But FREE Is Better: The ABC's of Savy Shopping
Instructor: Beverly Frailoi
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 9/25/2012 - 10/16/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 4
When it comes to food, fashion and fun, are you getting the most for your hard earned dollars? Or are you routinely paying full retail price without a second thought? If you are, STOP---at least for a short time each week, and join us where we will share and apply thought provoking ideas and terrific money saving tips to help S T R E T C H your household budget whether you're at the pharmacy, grocery store or enjoying an evening on the town. Our objective is to help lower everyday living expenses to $0.00 (or pretty close to it) through the strategic use of coupons, by tracking sales cycles, and taking a closer look at "managers' specials". We will also try to develop a clearer vision on clearance "deals" and work toward gathering free samples that can be distributed to class members at the course conclusion or "paid forward" to a community agency that may be in need. The knowledge gained now, when applied consistently, can lead to a lifetime of savings! Your instructor is a member of the Nielsen National Consumer Panel where buyer trends are studied.
Christmas at the Newport, Rhode Island Mansions
Instructor: Mary Pauplis
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $65.00 Non-Worc Resident: $65.00
Date: 11/17/2012 - 11/17/2012 Time: 07:45 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: Fanning Building Max Seats: 35
Weekday: Saturdays Weeks: 1
Create a holiday memory with your family and friends to tour two beautiful Newport, RI Mansions…the Breakers & Marble House. The glitter of gold and the sparkle of silver will be dazzling as you tour these two great mansions decked out in Yuletide finery with spectacular evergreens, decorated trees, thousands of poinsettia plants, wreaths, garlands, fresh flowers and 19th century style ornaments. After the tours you will have leisure time to visit Newport’s popular thoroughfare, which offers excellent shopping, and a number of dockside restaurants to choose from. Experience Newport’s long history of gracious hospitality and life style and spend a memorable holiday experience enjoying the elegant ‘gilded age’ mansions. (Lunch is not included. Admissions into the two mansions and transportation is included.)
Couponing For Everyone
Instructor: Lauren Liljegren
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 10/2/2012 - 10/2/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 25
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 1
You can get all your household needs for free! Ever wonder how those people on TV get carts and carts of groceries and pay a few dollars? This class will show you how to do it! Not only will you be stocking your house with groceries and supplies, you'll be buying brand names and getting all those new products you see on commercials FOR FREE! It's easy and, using my methods, it doesn't take much time. Join us for a fun evening and enough coupons to get you started!
CPR/AED Certification
Instructor: Linda Luthman
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $75.00 Non-Worc Resident: $90.00
Date: 10/17/2012 - 10/24/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 2
Participants will receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) instruction accredited by the American Heart Association. This class is for persons who have never been certified or whose certification has lapsed. There is a $5.00 card fee, payable to the instructor at the first class (cash only).
Effective Communication & Presentation Skills Including Public Speaking Workshop
Instructor: Jessica Grupposo
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $100.00 Non-Worc Resident: $115.00
Date: 3/20/2013 - 5/1/2013 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 6
We all have situations where we need to effectively communicate ideas and information to achieve success. In today’s competitive marketplace it is important to possess strong communication and presentation skills. Many adults are uncomfortable speaking in large groups or over convey their intended messages. Using a very specific set of skills you can quickly learn to effectively communicate your thoughts and ideas to help land the job, score a promotion, work through conflict, close a deal or present an idea. If you are eager to gain confidence when speaking, be a strong presenter and an overall effective communicator then this is the class for you. We will help you break through the fear of presenting in a comfortable team environment! PowerPoint knowledge necessary as you will be creating a presentation to present to the group

Evaluating Your Antiques
Instructor: Wayne Tuiskula
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 10/3/2012 - 10/3/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 1
With PBS’s Antique Roadshow and reality shows on storage auctions, pawn shops, and pickers, the interest in antiques and collectables is greater than ever.
The ball that went through Bill Buckner’s legs sold for $418,000 at auction. A South Carolina man bought a painting for $3.00 at a Goodwill store in South Carolina. That painting sold at auction in March 2012 for $190,000.
Find out if you have a hidden gem in your attic! See what is hot in the antiques world and what isn’t. Learn tips to help you determine whether you have valuable items in your home.
Bring an item or two for auctioneer/appraiser Wayne Tuiskula of Central Mass Auctions Inc. (www.centralmassauctions.com) to evaluate. For larger items a photo is fine.
Fantasy Action Board Gaming
Instructor: Jason Blair
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $85.00 Non-Worc Resident: $100.00
Date: 9/24/2012 - 11/26/2012 Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 15
Weekday: Mondays Weeks: 8
Remember the fad that became the craze? Chances are, if you recall the original days of the “Dungeons and Dragons” scene, then this class will whisk you back into that reality again. Recently, the interest in such games has spawned a rebirth in the role-playing genre. From science fiction to medieval times, vampires, lycans and zombies abound in this fun-filled instructional course suited for all levels of learning the cultural phenomenon of gaming. Students will learn how to develop character attributes, playing strategies and ad-lib techniques along with a multitude of tips and tricks to assist your style of play. Join in the fun, turn off the Playstation and journey back (or forward) in time as we revive one of the oldest forms of recreational activity…IMAGINATION!

(The course instructor will contact each student prior to the class start date with a minimal list of materials required. Students should be at least 21 years of age to participate)
Getting Paid To Talk - Introduction To Professional Voice Overs
Instructor: Creative Voice Development Group
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 12/11/2012 - 12/11/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 1
Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet IN YOUR AREA. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all-important demo, how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and to hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors. Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of our Voicecoaches.com producer!

This class is informative, lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice acting professionally. Space is limited, so register early.
Healthcare Staff Safety
Instructor: Anthony Larose
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $30.00 Non-Worc Resident: $45.00
Date: 10/16/2012 - 10/23/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 20
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 2
If you work in a direct patient care healthcare setting, this class is for you. Learn the essential safety skills needed to remain safe during situations at your workplace. These include protecting yourself from harm involving: hair pulls, kicks, punches, wrist grabs, bites, and choking. You will be able to identify and understand cycles and stages of escalating aggression. Also, you will learn specific principles and techniques related to de-escalation, and will implement various sensory modalities. A discussion of Trauma-Informed Care will be included to stress the importance of understanding trauma as it relates to healthcare. All printed materials (handouts) provided during class.
History of Worcester
Instructor: Bill Evans
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $120.00 Non-Worc Resident: $135.00
Date: 9/27/2012 - 11/15/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Burncoat High Max Seats: 25
Weekday: Thursdays Weeks: 8
From the earliest camps of Nipmuc tribesmen and the Massachusetts Bay Colony’s deeded rights to “Quinsikamund Plantation” through the ethnic settlements that slowly grew into an industrial powerhouse armorer for 20th Century World Wars, explore the history of this special city named “Worcester” as a marvel of story and character. See the beauty and wealth of this unique city’s past revealed.
If You Are Condsidering A 55+ Community, Take This Class
Instructor: Diane Luong
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $30.00 Non-Worc Resident: $45.00
Date: 10/4/2012 - 10/4/2012 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 25
Weekday: Thursdays Weeks: 1
Are you at a stage in your life where you are looking for a new, easier-to-maintain home and a different lifestyle? If you are seeking a community of your peers with planned recreational activities, amenities such as pools, exercise rooms, walking trails, libraries and more, safety and security, no yard work and other conveniences, you might be considering a 55+ community, also known as an active adult or retirement community. Retirement communities are homes or condominiums that are restricted to those over a certain age (often 55). They may be stand-alone or attached homes, cluster homes, apartments or mobile homes which may be bought or leased. This class can help you ask and answer the right questions.

This class will cover:
  • Advantages to downsizing to a 55+ community
  • Finding the right retirement fit for you
  • Community restrictions - pets, guests, paint colors, outdoor plants
  • “Politics” - how to tell if it is an effective and well-run community association, inclusion of new residents in community business
  • Land owners - developer or community, impact on rent/fees
  • Financial health of community association - maintenance paid with a sinking fund or large and frequent assessments, general maintenance upkeep, type and frequency of assessments
  • How to tell what growth is expected in your potential community and on adjacent property - density of the area in five or ten years
  • Neighbors, your potential social group - are they approachable, live in the community year-round or are they frequently gone?
  • Amenities and facilities - do you want them and will you use them?

Whatever your reasons for downsizing, this class will help you become knowledgeable so you can plan wisely.
Intermediate Bridge
Instructor: Harris Jacobs
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $100.00 Non-Worc Resident: $115.00
Date: 9/25/2012 - 10/30/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 6
This course reviews the Standard American Bridge System but then moves forward with the new bidding methods of today:  Two-Over-One, Game-Force!
This modern bidding system enables partners an easier exchange of bids which describe their hands much more accurately than the bridge of yesterday.
Through instruction and practice, the players become more adept at the game of bridge, "the most entertaining and intelligent card game the wit of man has so far devised!" Somerset Maugham
Learn How to Hypnotize Yourself & Others - Introduction to Hypnosis
Instructor: Linda Donalds
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $120.00 Non-Worc Resident: $135.00
Date: 9/25/2012 - 10/16/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 12
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 4
Are you curious about hypnosis? Although an ancient art, hypnosis is just now being recognized for its incredible ability to help people with a wide range of issues, and is quickly growing as both a holistic wellness modality as well as a focus of scientific research, with modern science now beginning to provide evidence and explanation for its powerful benefits. Come find out more about this fascinating subject and develop a new skill in this beginner-level introductory course – no prior experience or qualifications required. Discover how hypnosis can benefit you, and how to use it in your personal life – as well as learn how to hypnotize family and friends to help them make positive changes and attain desired goals too! This course combines lecture, demonstration, and supervised practice time with other classmates to develop your hypnotic skills.
Learn to Extreme Coupon with www. extremecoupontoday.com
Instructor: Elizabeth Lahens
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 11/13/2012 - 11/13/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 1
Do you want to learn how to save up to 50-100% on groceries including meat, dairy, seafood, organic food, produce and more? In this clas you will also be taught how to save on back to school items, hosehold goods, clothing, medication, office supplies, customized items and MORE! Tis is done every day in our local stores and you can learn how to do it too! Don't just survive in this difficult economy, but THRIVE!!!

This is a FUN 2.5 hour class. Come and learn the tricks of the trade and start saving your hard earned money today!!!

Elizabeth Lahens is an Extreme Couponer from Webster and owner of extremecoupontoday.com. She is a married mother of 2, a competitive roller skater, and long time couponer. Elizabeth has gotten a $375 grocery bill down to ZERO with coupons and you can do it too!!

As a suggestion, please bring to this event one or more non-perishable food items to be donated to the local food pantry. Most food pantries are struggling and donations are down more now than in recent years. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Learn to Extreme Coupon with www. extremecoupontoday.com
Instructor: Elizabeth Lahens
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 10/9/2012 - 10/9/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 1
Do you want to learn how to save up to 50-100% on groceries including meat, dairy, seafood, organic food, produce and more? In this clas you will also be taught how to save on back to school items, hosehold goods, clothing, medication, office supplies, customized items and MORE! Tis is done every day in our local stores and you can learn how to do it too! Don't just survive in this difficult economy, but THRIVE!!!

This is a FUN 2.5 hour class. Come and learn the tricks of the trade and start saving your hard earned money today!!!

Elizabeth Lahens is an Extreme Couponer from Webster and owner of extremecoupontoday.com. She is a married mother of 2, a competitive roller skater, and long time couponer. Elizabeth has gotten a $375 grocery bill down to ZERO with coupons and you can do it too!!

As a suggestion, please bring to this event one or more non-perishable food items to be donated to the local food pantry. Most food pantries are struggling and donations are down more now than in recent years. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Mindfulness & Compassion: A Pathway to Healing
Instructor: Sharon Mathews
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $100.00 Non-Worc Resident: $115.00
Date: 9/24/2012 - 11/5/2012 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 25
Weekday: Mondays Weeks: 6
In this class you will learn concrete tools including:
Relaxation Techniques
Alternative Coping Skills
Conflict Resolution
Freedom From Self Criticism
Change Your Inner Talk
Homework To Promote Wellbeing
Parenting, The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love
Instructor: Kristine Gordon-Johnson
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $100.00 Non-Worc Resident: $115.00
Date: 9/24/2012 - 11/26/2012 Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 10
Weekday: Mondays Weeks: 8
This course explores current “hot topics” in parenting. Some of these topics include…
Discipline and love.
Private vs. public school and other school related topics.
How to raise and entitled child on a limited budget.
Good parents can raise bad kids and viceversa.
Parenting 101 or they don't come with a manual.
The myth of ADHD.
Topics elicited from students or small group participants.

Public Speaking - Mini Course
Instructor: Bobbie Chase
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $30.00 Non-Worc Resident: $45.00
Date: 10/3/2012 - 10/17/2012 Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 3
This class will have students write and then practice reading various kinds of speeches such as welcoming speeches, introducing others, doing interviews, and giving talks to groups with a specific interest. The instructor will have a list of situations and topics: but students are welcome to submit and, with approval by the instructor, use their own situations and topics. All work will be done in class. During the first class students will write their own speeches, and, if time, start to practice reading the speeches. During the second class, they will practice the speeches. During the third class, each student will give a finished speech in the auditorium to the rest of the class. Students will be expected to bring paper and pens or pencils to each class; this includes the first class.
Public Speaking, Soup to Nuts
Instructor: Leonard Lipner
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $40.00 Non-Worc Resident: $55.00
Date: 9/24/2012 - 10/15/2012 Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Mondays Weeks: 3
Are you terrorized when someone asks you to give a public speech? Even a short one? As your turn at the microphone gets nearer, do your palms get sweaty, or your stomach churn, or your heart race? Does it feel like you’re living in a nightmare you can’t wake up from?

Welcome to the 99% of us who feel exactly the same way. This course is for you.

The atmosphere in this course is gentle and supportive. We'll share and explore our common experiences as speakers. Then, through extensive practice, we'll look at a surefire method for getting rid of our fear of public speaking. So when it’s your turn to speak, you'll approach the podium with confidence and self-assurance. Really!

But that’s only the first half of our job. Once you feel even a little confident in front of an audience, you’ll learn some of the tricks and techniques that turn an OK speech into a truly memorable one. You'll end up with a tool kit full of techniques that professional speakers use every day - techniques that have stood the test of time.
Resume Writing and Interview Skills Workshop
Instructor: Jessica Grupposo
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $40.00 Non-Worc Resident: $55.00
Date: 3/6/2013 - 3/13/2013 Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 15
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 2
In today’s competitive marketplace thousands of people just as qualified as you, are applying for the same jobs. Having a strong resume and advanced interview skills are the only way to stand out!  This class if for you if: you are eager to get back in the game or are currently searching for a job but having little luck; you keep securing the interview but not getting a job offer; you have no interviewed or applied for a job in the new technology driven era; or you keep getting overlooked for internal promotions!              We will use your actual resume & mock interviews to allow you to maximize what is being taught in the course. 
S.A.T. Preparation - Verbal Test
Instructor: Ernest Littizzio
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $150.00 Non-Worc Resident: $165.00
Date: 10/15/2012 - 11/26/2012 Time: 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 25
Weekday: Mondays Weeks: 6
This course will help students prepare for the verbal section of the S.A.T. by familiarizing them with the types of questions on the examination. Test taking strategies will be combined with practice in taking past test. These classes are designed to assist students with test taking techniques, this is not an English theory review. S.A.T. test dates are December 1, January 26 and March 9.
The book is Kaplan SAT Strategies, Practice and Review 2013
(ISBN # 9781609787066), and is available online and at Barnes & Noble for approximately $20.
S.A.T. Preparation - Math Test
Instructor: Barbara Perotto
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $150.00 Non-Worc Resident: $165.00
Date: 10/17/2012 - 11/28/2012 Time: 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 25
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 6
This course will help students prepare for the verbal section of the S.A.T. by familiarizing them with the types of questions on the examination. Test taking strategies will be combined with practice in taking past test. These classes are designed to assist students with test taking techniques, this is not an English theory review. S.A.T. test dates are December 1, January 26 and March 9.
The book is Kaplan SAT Strategies, Practice and Review 2013
(ISBN # 9781609787066), and is available online and at Barnes & Noble for approximately $20.
Short Film Production, Marketing, and Distribution
Instructor: David Ewen
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $35.00 Non-Worc Resident: $50.00
Date: 10/30/2012 - 10/30/2012 Time: 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 20
Weekday: Tuesdays Weeks: 1
Do you love movies? Do you have an idea for a movie to have the theater, TV or online? Learn to use their own camera to make a quality movie. You will receive the tools you need to make your project available on DVD, YouTube, Facebook, Amazon and/or streaming on your own website. Learn how to promote your project at film festivals and local public access television.
The Job Loss Recovery Program
Instructor: Joellyn Schwerdlin
Semester: Fall 2012 Registration: 8/15/2012 - 12/19/2012
Worc Resident: $25.00 Non-Worc Resident: $40.00
Date: 10/10/2012 - 10/17/2012 Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Forest Grove Middle Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Wednesdays Weeks: 2
Are you unemployed and still struggling to land a job? Do you work hard on your job search but are getting nowhere fast? Do you get interviews, but no job offers? You want to be happily employed again… if you only knew how to make that happen!

It's possible that your mindset - not your job search methods... is what's holding you back. Many people who have lost their jobs have unresolved, negative emotional baggage about their experience. This unwanted mental energy, which is damaging to your self-confidence, will unconsciously and unfavorably come across during job interviews, contribute to poor interview performance and lead to ongoing failure to land a job.

Perhaps it's time to try a different approach: "The Job Loss Recovery Program" which uses a unique series of guided visualization techniques to help unemployed, dislocated workers land jobs quickly. In a published, peer-reviewed study, five times more people landed jobs within two months of listening to six guided visualization recordings compared to a placebo control group.

In the Job Loss Recovery Program course, the guided visualization recordings you'll listen to will help you:
  • Reach closure about unresolved emotional job loss issues
  • Reduce stress and resolve job loss distress
  • Avoid taking unwanted emotions into a job search
  • Build self-confidence
  • Tap into your inner wisdom
  • Improve interview performance, and
  • Get on-course to land the job of your choice!

Here's a sample of what you'll experience in class:
You'll relax mentally and emotionally, to resolve the heavy feelings associated with your job loss.
You'll also be mentally introduced to your most successful "Future Self."
You’ll mentally rehearse peak performance job interviews as well as create and interact with your "Inner Mentor" from whom you’ll feel unconditional support.
These experiences can help you develop your career dreams and access the wisdom inside you.

Class materials include handouts, questionnaires and access to downloadable links to the guided visualization recordings, plus optional, supplemental recordings.

If you're ready to overcome your job loss stress once and for all and land the job of your dreams, this course is for you!