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East Haven Adult Learning Center

Enrichment Programs

Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 , runs for 5 weeks

Thinking about joining the health care industry? East Haven Adult Education and the Excel Academy can help you begin that journey. Currently, the need for Certified Nursing Assistants is expected to continue climbing for the next several years. Our comprehensive program is designed for students to graduate with the skills and knowledge to provide quality health care to residents in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals or clients in their own homes. We can give you the tools that will allow you to access this industry in a short period of time. Total course content is 110 hours

Payment plan available: $500 deposit plus 3 payments of $225.00, paid weekly

Discovering Google ChromeBook


with Michael Archambault

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Interested in knowing how a Google Chromebook might be a better fit than a PC or MAC?  Join Mike Archambaut in discovering the wonderful world of Google app's and how you can explore this new and vibrant application.  Mike will show you the capabilities and operations possible when using a Chromebook. Navigate a Google world as you get a feel for endless possiblities open to you.

Dog Manners do Count


with Ellen Carson

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class taught by Ellen Carson of Sandy Paws LLC will cover basic dog manners and obedience behaviors, including sit, down, stay and loose leash walking. Your dog will learn to work with you in a distracting environment and you will learn to better communicate with your dog. Problem behaviors such as jumping, barking,and pulling on leash will be addressed too. Dogs 5 months+ welcome. All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations and proof of vaccines will be required. If your dog has ever bitten a person or another animal or lunges/growls/barks at people or dogs, group class may not be the right fit for your dog. Please contact us to discuss whether your dog is appropriate for this class.

Emotional Support with Theraputic Essential Oils


with Sheila Tarantino

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

You will learn why and how therapeutic essential oils work to support your emotional well-being. Sheila Tarantino will teach you what oils support anxious feelings or feeling down and what oils help bring on positive moods. You will get to make something for calming and something uplifting to take home.

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There is a $16.00 materials fee to be paid to teacher the night of the class.

Essential Oils for Health Promoting Benefits

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Most people now want to learn what they can do naturally before doing something that would cause side effects and tax their liver. In this class, taught by Sheila Tarantino, you will learn basic things like how to remedy digestive issues, support the immune and respiratory system, comfort head pain, and other common health challenges. You will learn about essential oil quality and adulteration. You will also get to choose and make a remedy to take home. Everyone will receive a free scan that tells you what essential oils will help you.

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There is a $10.00 materials fee to be paid to teacher the night of the class.

Messages from the Other Side


with Jean MacDonald-Caprio

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is how to communicate with your angels and guides to receive messages from your loved ones who crossed over as some people prefer to call it "Heaven" It is interesting to hear unique things that or guides enlighten us with our loved ones. This gallery style, sacred psychic circle is to honor and celebrate your loved ones. Each class is special and unique every time. nThis workshop is taught by Jean Macdonald-Carpio (Medium)  Please preregister as seating is limited.

One Evening Only

A donation of a non-perishable food item(s) to the East Haven Food Bank will be accepted.

Pharmacy Technician Program

Calendar Feb 12, 2019 at 6 pm

This comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies, and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by both their brand and generic names.

Students will also learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing, and reimbursement procedures.

Total Course content hours - 130 hours (50 content hours and 80 externship hours)Fee: $1,299.00 (Textbooks and externships are included)

Tuesday and Thursday evenings

February 12, 2019 - April 2, 2019        

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

This course requires a high school diploma or GED certification to enroll. All technical certification program applicants should also have taken math and science classes in high school.  Payment must be made at the time of registration. There is no financial aid available at this time.

Payment plan available: $500 deposit plus 9 payments of $77.66, paid weekly

Social Security Planning


with Mark Church

Calendar Feb 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Congress just passed legislation that will forever affect Social Security; learn about the new changes and how they will affect you. Mark Church of The Principal Capital Group will cover what Baby Boomers need to know to maximize retirement income. Learn the answers to your questions: 1) Will Social Security be there for me? 2) How much can I expect to receive? 3) When should I apply for Social Security? 4) How can I maximize my benefits? 5) Will Social Security be enough to live on in

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