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Personal Enrichment

Become a Veterinary Assistant
Registration Unavailable

Become a Veterinary Assistant

$95

with ed2go

Calendar Apr 17, 2019

Become a Veterinary Assistant

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

$95

with ed2go

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners – ed2go

Session starts 1/16/2019 then every 4-6 weeks

Go to ed2go.com/wae or careertraining.ed2go.com/wae to start the registration process.

If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer—no paid software or equipment is needed. Through hands-on exercises, you'll discover the benefits of using free web tools like Blogger, WordPress, Audacity, and YouTube. Guided by an expert instructor, you'll find that creating a blog and podcast is much easier than you ever imagined. And by the end of this course, you'll be amazed how much you've accomplished. 

Chinese Cooking Secrets

$34

with Chris Toy

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Chinese Cooking Secrets

Please join us for this popular introductory class: Secrets of Chinese Cooking. You will learn about basic Chinese cooking tools, ingredients, and techniques which you can adapt for everyday cooking. Bring your appetites as a delicious dinner of handmade wonton soup, wok baked whole chicken, garlic and ginger stir-fry seafood with vegetables, and perfect steamed jasmine rice will be served.

 

Instructor: Chris Toy

Wednesday, 5/8, 6:00 – 8:00 PM for 1 session

Location: Windham High School – Room 302

Fee: $34 includes food fee

 

Chris Toy is a Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School instructor and has been teaching Asian cooking in Southern and Midcoast Maine for 30 years. A retired teacher and principal, he learned to cook in his parents’ kitchen. Chris’ classes integrate his love of teaching and great food, creating an engaging mix of techniques, aromas and tastes, highlighting the fusion of Far East foods with local Northeast offerings.

Full Course

Digital Marketing Suite

$279

with ed2go

Calendar Apr 17, 2019 , runs for 8 weeks

Digital Marketing Suite

 

Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using Web analytics. You'll understand how to use online advertising, email marketing, and social media (including blogs) to drive business to your Web site. Finally, you'll learn how to keep your visitors coming back again and again! Throughout the course, you'll learn to think strategically about marketing your website, products, and services using Internet technologies. You'll explore how to use an Internet marketing checklist and other tools and materials to develop a sound online business strategy. Before you know it, you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to develop a winning Internet marketing plan for your own business.

Using Social Media in Business One of the biggest challenges for most business owners is to find a continuous supply of new customers. Over the past decade, some have differentiated themselves by leveraging the Internet and social media to do just that. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this course will give you a solid foundation and thorough understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business.

As you progress through the course, you'll master a simple process for making social media work for you. You'll learn about the five most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—and study secrets for using them and other social media platforms to promote your business. You'll also see how you can build a social media team and automate your social media activities so that you can leverage the power of social media without adding another full-time job to your plate. And finally, you'll gain techniques for measuring and tracking your social media success.  In today's fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you're looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you.

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions The vast majority of Web traffic comes from search engines. That means the most important thing you can do to increase your website's traffic is to improve its search engine ranking. To do that, you have to understand both the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO). In this course, you'll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website's visibility. You'll discover how search engines crawl the Web, rank websites, and find previously undiscovered sites, and learn which HTML tags are key to getting sites on a search engine's radar. You'll also explore how to select keywords, why you should amass as many potential keyword choices as possible, and which keywords hold the most potential. In addition, we'll discuss why you should complete a pre-submission analysis, how to do a post-submission analysis using tools such as Google Analytics, and how to manage the SEO cycle to maximize results. By the end of the course, you'll have mastered proven, step-by-step SEO strategies that you can implement right away.

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Divine Healing

$14

with Lashell Moon

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Divine Healing

The Akashic Records are the library of everything you have ever experienced. You access these records via your mind in a relaxed state. I guide you to visit the Akash to retrieve the healing/information that awaits you. The Akash is unlimited in how it can help you. A CD will be available for purchase ($5) at class so you can access the Akash in the privacy of your home.

 

Instructor: Lashell Moon

Wednesday, 5/1, 6:00 - 8:30 PM for 1 session

Location: Windham High School – Room 105

Fee: $14

 

Lashell Moon is an Interfaith Minister and a Holistic Healer/Teacher. She enjoys sharing deeply with others to help them become the truth of who they are and to assist them on their sacred path. She utilizes many modalities and spiritual gifts for healing of mind, body and spirit. She provides an unconditionally loving space for you to grow in awareness, experience deep healing and open to your gifts of Spirit.

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Essential Oils and Pets

$14

with Elissa Nauman

Calendar Jun 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Essential Oils and Pets

Did you know that you can use essential oils on your pets? These gifts from nature offer a safe, gentle, and natural way to treat a variety of health issues, and can even be used along with medications in order to help possible side effects. In this class, you will learn which oils are recommended for your furry friend, and which ones you should avoid, and what you can use them for. We will also explore how to apply them to your pet, and safety precautions to take while treating them. Please note that this class will mostly pertain to dogs since cats are more sensitive to the potency and scent of essential oils, however, we will review which oils are safe and toxic to cats.

Instructor: Elissa Nauman

Tuesday, 6/4, 6:30 - 8:30 PM for 1 session

Location: Windham High School – Room 302

Fee: $14

Elissa Nauman

Certified Essential Oil Coach through the AADP (American Association of Drugless Practitioners), and an overall health enthusiast, with special interest in alternative health. Elissa is excited to share her enthusiasm and knowledge of essential oils with anyone who is interested in learning about them.

Evening Indoor Walking Program

$14

with Thomas Nash

Calendar Jan 14, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Evening Indoor Walking Program

Information night for new participants is Monday 1/14, 5:30 - 6:30 PM in the high school cafeteria.

Are you looking for a dry, safe, and well-lit place to walk? Join us for a healthy way to keep fit. A walking clinic will kick off the program providing information on techniques, proper stretching, goal setting, and record-keeping. Information night for new participants is Monday 1/14, 5:30 - 6:30 PM in the high school cafeteria. No need to attend if you have previously participated in the walking program. Families are welcome to walk from 3:00 – 6:00 PM after the intro night. The nominal fee covers the entire semester! Kids are free. No access 1/21, 2/18, 2/19, 2/20,

2/21, 4/15, 4/16, 4/17, 4/18. Supervisor: Thomas Nash.

 

Monday through Thursday, 1/14 – 5/23, 3:00 – 8:00 PM

Location: Windham High School - Hallways

Fee: $14 per adult

 

Tom "Crazy Legs" Nash has been walking since he was 13 months old.

Exercise for Your Life - Section II

$75

with Diana Ward

Calendar Apr 29, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Exercise for Your Life - Section II

Start your day off right! Give yourself a gift this year of “Body RENEWAL.” You will look better, feel better, and your HEART will thank you. This class is on-going! JOIN ANYTIME!

Instructor: Diana Ward

Section I: Monday – Friday, 2/18 - 4/26, 8:30 – 9:30 AM for 10 weeks

Section II: Monday – Friday, 4/29 - 7/5, 8:30 – 9:30 AM for 10 weeks

Location: Town Hall/Community Center Gym

Fee: $75 per section – no senior discount

 





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