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East Haven Adult Learning Center

Enrichment Programs

Angelic Reiki


with Jean MacDonald-Caprio

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

What is Reiki??? (ray-key)  Why is Reiki so popular for the mind, body, and spirit???  If you want to learn more about the healing energy and benefits of Reiki, join a hands on demonstration by Jean Macdonald-Carpio (Reiki Master) for this 1 hour informational class.  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.

Basic Skills Academy - Math and English Preparatory Class

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Do you have your high school diploma and are in need of basic skill sets in math and English that Father Time has helped us lose?  The East Haven Adult Learning Center understands the need to reacquire and define old skills we may have misplaced.  We’ve all struggled with the occasional misplaced comma, or the run-on sentence, not to mention the inability to multiply and divide fractions and decimals.  Let us help you refine these skills in classes that are made to be student friendly for those in need.  These old/new skills can help you return to college, find advancement in your present job, or give you the confidence to help your child with their homework.  Our instructors will lead you through a series of sequential steps that will bolster your confidence and self-esteem to tackle life-long learning.  Don’t let your inability to remember a few simple rules impact your future.  Come meet with us on Tuesday evenings to get you on the road to success. There will be no class on November 7, 2017. 

Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 14 weeks

This program prepares medical assistant students to perform patient clinical skills in the medical office setting.  Students perform clinical procedures including administering medications, assisting with minor surgery, performing an electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and maintaining clinical  equipment in an ambulatory care setting.  Medical assistants perform routine clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly.  This class aslo provides First Aid, CPR and AED cetification.

Total course content hours - 300 hours (140 content hours and 160 externship hours) Fee: $2,899.00 (Textbooks and externships are included)

Tuesday and Thursday evenings and 6 Saturdays

June 7, 2016 - September 8, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (T, Th)

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Sat)

This course requires a high school diploma or GED certification to enroll. All technicial 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.

Craft Natural Home Products using Therapeutic Essential Oils


with Shelia Tarantino

Calendar Oct 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class we will be aking natural products for the home using powerful essential oils. There are many natural products you can purchase, but here you will learn how to craft non-toxic products with health promoting benefits and much less than you would pay at a store. You will craft the products and go home with them and the recipes to to create them over and over again. We will make 4 products. Attend the essential oils for health promoting clss and choose the essential oils that are personalized for you! Sheila Trantino, MS Health Coach, is your instructoor. Contact her at healthcoach

Create Culinary Delights


with Suzette Herrick

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for -5 weeks

Learn new skills in the kitchen or improve upon the skills you already have.  Suzette Herrick will lead group classes which will cover various cooking styles and techniques.  Discussion will also center on different types of cuisine using traditional kitchen tools and/or gadgets.  Learn how to make comfort food classics and other great meals.  Exact skills and techniques will vary depending on skill level and interest of group.

Discovering Google ChromeBook


with Michael Archambault

Calendar Oct 24, 2017 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 Sep 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm

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.

Healing with Therapeutic Essential Oils


with Shelia Tarantino

Calendar Sep 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn what essential oils to use for what emotions.  You will learn what oils support healing of anxiety, overwhelm, sadness, fear, wounded heart, anger related, insecurity, control related, and more including healing of generational issues.  Sheila Tarantino, MS, Health Coach will teach you what oils will help foster the positive emotions like trust, comfort, energy, acceptance, safety, joy, love, and more.  Contact Sheila  

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