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Rutherford
Adult
School
Spring ‘15
Courses Begin
Monday, February 23
Tuesday, February 24
Wednesday, February 25
For more information &
to register for classes visit
rutherfordschools.org/adultschool
RUTHERFORD ADULT SCHOOL
56 ELLIOTT PLACE, RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070
Mike Kivowitz, Manager
Lori Drewes, Assistant Manager
ADULT SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL
OFFICERS
President...................... Barbara De Gregorio
Vice President............................ Janice Glock
Secretary..................................Gwen Radloff
RUTHERFORD BOARD OF EDUCATION
Gary Novosielski, President
Kevin McLean
Shelly Ahmed
Steven Arce
Keith Kyongyup Chu
Mary Lanni
Sally Librera
Diane Jones
Patrick Tully
Mr. Jack Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
SPRING 2015
ADULT SCHOOL CALENDAR
February
March
April
May
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
23
2
9
16
23
30
24
3
10
17
24
31
6
13
20
27
4
11
7
14
21
28
5
12
25
4
11
18
25
1
8
15
22
29
6
13
In person registration: Tuesday, February 17, from 6-8PM
(see the back of the catalog for details)
Classes are NOT in session on April 6, 7 & 8.
Table of Contents
by Category
ARTS & CRAFTS
Drawing..............................................1
Needleworks......................................1
Painting..............................................1
Photography...................................1-2
Sculpting............................................2
Sewing...............................................2
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
Adobe Photoshop.. .............................2
Basic Introduction..............................3
Microsoft Excel ..................................3
Microsoft Powerpoint ........................3
Microsoft Word ..................................3
Small Business Marketing...................3
COOKING
Cooking.............................................4
Cake Decorating................................4
EXERCISE
FITNESS-DANCE-SPORTS
Basketball..........................................4
Body Works ......................................4
Piloxing..............................................5
Tai Chi...............................................5
Tennis................................................5
Volleyball...........................................5
Yoga..................................................6
Zumba...............................................6
FINANCIAL, CAREER,
LAW & REAL ESTATE
Elder Law .........................................6
Entrepreneurship...............................6
Finances for Woman.........................7
Real Estate........................................7
Start Your Own Business...................7
Money Management..........................7
Wall Street Secrets............................8
Help Me Purchase/Sell A Home........8
LANGUAGE ARTS
ESL ...................................................8
Sign Language.................................9
Spanish..............................................9
Writing for Profit..................................9
PERSONAL HEALTH
Detoxification and Rejuvenation......10
Meditation........................................10
Natural Health and Healing..............10
Eastern Touch for Partners...............11
SELF IMPROVEMENT
Energy in Motion..............................11
Lose Weight with Hypnosis..............11
Stop Smoking with Hypnosis...........11
Relaxation Through Hypnosis..........12
SPECIAL INTEREST
Boating Safety..................................12
Defensive Driving Course ................12
Metaphysics & Parapsychology.......12
The Tarot..........................................13
WE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS
WITH OUR
ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM
Registration instructions
can be found towards the
end of the catalog.
• ARTS & CRAFTS •
DRAWING AND COMPOSITION
Explore the basic skills and techniques of drawing. We will learn about and
implement the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design. The class will start
out by drawing simple geometric shapes and learning the basics of composition
and will then progress to more complex forms and compositions. Bring materials
such as soft pencil, eraser, ruler, white or off white paper 12x18in preferably in a
pad.
COURSE #267FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Monique Wells
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-8:30 PM — Room 210
Begins February 23. 8 Sessions.
IMPRESSIONISTIC PAINTING
Have you ever wished you could paint like Monet and Van Gogh’s impressionist style? This course will teach you, step-by-step, various painting techniques
to create your own floral and landscape painting with acrylics. Bring a few small
brushes, acrylic paints and a 12” x 16” canvas to the first class. Class size is
limited to 15 students.
COURSE #210FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Alev Dinc
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 208
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
WATERCOLOR PAINTING
Anyone who loves or wants to paint with watercolors are welcome. Learn the
principles of watercolor painting techniques, wet on wet, dry brush, create and
explore existing techniques such as translucent, gauge, floral and landscape
painting.Bring watercolor paint set, 140 cold press watercolor paper,12x16 pad,
round brushes, #5-8 paint mixing tray, kneaded eraser, 2-B pencil and plastic
water jar. Class size is limited to 15 students.
COURSE #102FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Alev Dinc
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-9 PM — Room 208
Begins February 23. 8 Sessions.
NEEDLEWORKS: CROCHETING AND KNITTING
Needleworks are easy, relaxing and fun. Beginners will learn basic stitches and
intermediate students may work on individual projects. Learn to read instructions
from patterns. Bring yarn and needles of your choice.
Course #211FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Joan Eveleens
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 6:30-8:30 PM — Room 213
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
PHOTOGRAPHY 1
This course introduces the student to their digital SLR camera. We will cover all
basic aspects of photography. Student assignments will be reviewed in class.
Please bring camera and manual to all classes. Must have digital SLR or film
SLR; point and shoot cameras are not advanced enough for this class. The
instructor has 20+ years of experience in portraiture, editorial, advertising and
event photography and graduated from the School of Visual Arts. Class size is
limited to 22 students.
COURSE #315FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: Daria Amato
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7:30-9 PM — Room 206
Begins February 25. 8 Sessions.
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PHOTOGRAPHY 2
Designed to further refine and extend the skills obtained in the Photography 1,
this class will push you towards working on greater challenges both technical and
aesthetic. As you advance, you will need to articulate the visual project of your
choice, identify what tools and technical and aesthetic challenges you’ll be
working with to accomplish your visual goals. Class size is limited to 12 students.
COURSE #315FEE: $140
INSTRUCTOR: Daria Amato
SCHEDULE: Monday 8-9 PM — Room 206
Begins February 23. 10 Sessions.
SCULPTING
This course is for beginners as well as those with experience. Come and join
us as the instructor leads you, step by step into creating beautiful sculpture in
clay or plastiline. Tools and materials are not included in the fee and will need to
be purchased separately. More details during the first night of class. Class size
limited to 14 students.
COURSE #255FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: Miklos Sebek
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9:30 PM — Room 210
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
APPAREL SEWING - FOR BEGINNERS
All students will work with a commercial sewing pattern of their choice. Beginners
must use kwik sew patterns, and suitable patterns will be available on the first
day of class. Intermediate students will use a pattern of their choice. All students
will learn and develop skills to successfully complete at least one professional
looking garment. You are encouraged to bring your own sewing machine but if
you do not have one, one is provided. Class size is limited to 15 students.
COURSE #120FEE: $150
INSTRUCTOR: Vivian Burns, soyoustudio.com
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-9 PM — Room 305
Begins February 23. 8 Sessions.
SEWING TECHNIQUES
Students will be taught various sewing techniques that you have not learned or
are too intimidated to try. You will learn techniques such as seam finishes, fly
front zippers, two part collars and more. Students will complete this course with
the ability to take on any project they may want to try. We review all the pieces
and parts of garment construction rather than making the entire garment in
order to learn a single technique. You are encouraged to bring your own sewing
machine but if you do not have one, one is provided. Class size is limited to 15
students.
COURSE #313FEE: $140
INSTRUCTOR: Vivian Burns, soyoustudio.com
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 305
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
• COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY •
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
Learn the basics of Photoshop the fun and easy way. You’ll be up and running in
no time. Learn how to use tools, palettes including info on color, pixel basics,
layers, file size, selection tools, stroke and fill, type/text, cropping, filters and
drawing/ painting tools. This course is great for graphic design, web design and
digital photography. The version of Photoshop being used is CS 5.5 on a Mac.
COURSE #328FEE: $110
INSTRUCTOR: Charline Brown
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 306
Begins February 24. 5 Sessions.
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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
Familiarize yourself with a computer. Learn the basics on how to use the Internet,
send and receive e-mails with attachments, and utilize search engines to
navigate more effectively. Enrollment is limited to 10 students. The course is
taught on a Mac environment but the course work applies to Windows-based
computers as well. Both Session 1 & Session 2 are the same exact course.
COURSE #204
Session 1FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Margaret Nastasi
SCHEDULE: Begins Tuesday, February 24. 7-9PM. 4 Sessions - Room 304
COURSE #250 Session 2
SCHEDULE: Begins Tuesday, March 24. 7-9PM. 4 Sessions - Room 304
MICROSOFT EXCEL
Interested in learning new computer skills? This 6-session course will teach you
how to create an electronic worksheet in Excel using basic commands and
formulas to develop a simple working business report. Must bring a flash drive to
class. The course is taught on a Mac running Office 2011 but applies to
Windows versions of MS Office.
COURSE #207FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: Gail Tricarico
SCHEDULE: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 7-9 PM — Room 308
March 30 and 31, April 1, 13, 14 and 15. 6 Sessions.
MICROSOFT POWERPOINT
Learn how to make a Powerpoint presentation from scratch. The course will
cover how to create and manipulate slides, insert clip art and pictures and design
unique templates. We will also go over how to make lists, edit text, create
headers and footers, create charts, hyperlinks and more! The course is taught on
a Mac running Office 2011 but applies to Windows versions of MS Office. Must
bring a flash drive to class.
COURSE #300FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: Gail Tricarico
SCHEDULE: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 7-9 PM — Room 308
April 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. 6 Sessions.
MICROSOFT WORD
Interested in learning new computer skills? This 6-session course will introduce
and teach basic need-to-know concepts of word processing. The participant will
learn word processing commands to create, edit, save, delete, underscore, retrieve documents saved, and print results. Must bring a flash drive to class. The
course is taught on a Mac running Office 2011 but applies to Windows versions of
MS Office.
COURSE #206FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: Gail Tricarico
SCHEDULE: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 7-9 PM — Room 308
March 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25. 6 Sessions.
THE BASICS OF SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING
Are you a small business owner or aspire to be? Learn how to draw in new business and promote your company using low-cost and free techniques. You’ll get
the basics of grassroots and Internet marketing, including promotions, social media, web marketing, business to business connections, community engagement,
and more. Limited to 20 students.
COURSE #327FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Abbey Finch, ScribeSpace, LLC
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-9 PM — Room 306
Begins March 2. 2 Sessions.
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• COOKING •
HOPE YOU’RE HUNGRY!
From appetizers to dips to desserts to soups to salads to sandwiches you’ll be
amazed at the delicious food you can create including items such as Chinese
Chicken and Vegetables, Mexican Tacos, Lasagna and more. Delight family and
friends with a variety of delicacies that you can proudly say you made yourself.
Join us for food, laughter, and some leftovers too! Learn simple and complex
cooking skills in our kitchen that will remind you of home! We encourage you to
ask questions and engage in a great conversation while sampling the
spectacular food you created.
All cooking classes are limited to 20 and students must be over 21 years old to
attend. There is no alcohol allowed in class. Food cost is included in course fee.
COURSE #240FEE: $150
INSTRUCTOR: Chef Carl Giardina
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 6:30-8 PM — Room 303
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
CAKE DECORATING
Learn what it takes to create beautiful, custom cakes! This course will teach you
how to use fondant to decorate your very own masterpieces. This fun and hands
on course will help you master the art of cake decorating and ensure that the
next cake you make will be jaw-dropping!
All cooking classes are limited to 20 and students must be over 21 years old to
attend. There is no alcohol allowed in class. Additional material fees may apply.
COURSE #356FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Jessica Maldonado
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7-9PM — Room 303
Begins March 18. 3 Sessions
• EXERCISE •
• FITNESS – DANCE – SPORTS •
BASKETBALL
Play basketball in an open gym environment. Get your exercise and sharpen
your skills in this coed class. Must be at least 18 years old. Limited to 40 players.
COURSE #111FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: Stephen Strumolo & Fabian Alesandro
SCHEDULE: Monday & Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 100 Gym Begins February 23. 9 Weeks.
BODY WORKS — MEN & WOMEN
Exercise from head to toe. A body-shaping work-out designed to tone, build
flexibility, strength and relieve stress; all done to motivating music to keep your
energy level high. Please bring sneakers, comfortable clothing and exercise mat.
Handheld weights are optional. Open to all adults.
COURSE #101FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Andrea Sollitto, AFAA Certified.
SCHEDULE: Monday 8-9 PM
Begins February 23. 8 Sessions.
Pierrepont School Gym. 70 Pierrepont Ave.
Enter on Lincoln Ave side.
Register online and secure your seat
https://register.communitypass.net/RAS
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PILOXING
A non-stop cardio fusion of standing pilates, boxing and dance that will push
you past your limits for a sleek, sexy, powerful you! Incorporating cutting edge
research and fitness techniques to burn maximum calories, build lean muscles,
and increase stamina by blending the power, speed, and agility of boxing with
exhilarating dance moves and targeted sculpting and flexibility of pilates.
COURSE #369FEE: $65
INSTRUCTOR: Liliana Lora from Meadowlands YMCA
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 8-8:45 PM — Room 230 Gym
Begins February 25. 8 Sessions.
TAI CHI FOR BALANCE AND BONE STRENGTHENING
Learn and follow the ancient, graceful movements of Tai Chi, a gentle, low-impact
workout perfected in China over 2500 years ago. We begin with gentle stretching, focusing on acupuncture meridians to increase your bio energy, which helps
supports functioning of your major organs. Then we complete the 12 Classical
Tendon Exchange exercises. These exercises develop and strengthen tendons
and bones, and were practiced by the Shao Lin Monks from one of the oldest
Buddhist temples in China. This specially-designed class incorporates both mind
and body, giving us greater understanding of our bodies, increasing balance and
energy, while simultaneously reducing stress and strengthening the immune system. Suitable for all ages and has been endorsed by orthopedists. COURSE #218FEE: $115
INSTRUCTOR: An instructor from Peter Kwoks Kung Fu Academy
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-8:15 PM — Room 230 Gym
Begins February 24. 6 Sessions.
TENNIS
Recommended for those who have never played tennis or had any formal
instruction. Introduction to basic fundamental serve, forehand, backhand,
volley, lob, overhead, plus serving and rules. Bring racket and 3 balls. Limited to
14 students.
COURSE #319FEE: $120
INSTRUCTOR: Giles Houghton
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7:30-9PM — Room 100 Gym.
Begins February 25. 10 Sessions.
VOLLEYBALL
For those of you who like to play the game of volleyball the way it’s supposed to
be played! Bumps . . . sets . . . spikes . . . Limited to 24 players.
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COURSE #109FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: James Parnofiello, experienced volleyball player/coach.
SCHEDULE: Monday 7:30-9:30 PM — Lincoln School Gym
Begins February 23. 9 Sessions.
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YOGA FOR BEGINNERS
An introduction to basic Hatha/Yoga practices and principles with attention paid
to breathing, traditional yoga postures and deep relaxation. Students will benefit
from individual attention and continued introduction of various yoga postures.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing and refrain from eating for at least two hours
prior to class. Bring a blanket or exercise mat. It is advised that pregnant women
refrain from taking this course.
COURSE #223FEE: $85
INSTRUCTOR: Integral Yoga Institute, Fair Lawn
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-8:30 PM — Pierrepont Gym
70 E. Pierrepont Ave. through the Lincoln Ave. entrance
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
ZUMBA
Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international
beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are
soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, often building a
deep-rooted community among returning students.
COURSE #322FEE: $55
INSTRUCTOR: Joan Gregilovich from Meadowlands YMCA
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7-7:45 PM — Room 230 Gym
Begins February 25. 8 Sessions.
• FINANCIAL, CAREER, LAW & REAL ESTATE•
ELDER LAW
Seniors need to know more about the law than the right to have a Will. Elderly
individuals and their children are faced with a wide range of issues: nursing home
expenses; Medicaid qualifying; Living Wills; planning for disability of loved ones
and protecting assets. Learn about these issues and more from a practicing
attorney specializing in elder law.
COURSE #202FEE: $30
INSTRUCTOR: Daniel Jurkovic
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 212
March 31. 1 Session.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS WITH LITTLE MONEY DOWN
You will learn behind the scenes practical information on how to start a successful home-based second-income business which can then become full time. With
little money down, you will learn how to decide on a business or product to sell
with minimal problems and how to avoid making major financial mistakes. Taking
this course will save you time, money and psychological wear and tear. We will
discuss franchising too. Optional materials fee of $20 to be paid at first class.
COURSE #330FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Beverly Nathan
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 8-10 PM — Room 307
April 1. 1 Session.
Any questions, email us through
rutherfordschools.org/adultschool
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FINANCES FOR WOMEN
Become a smarter investor and gain the confidence to take control of your
finances. Hear timely investment ideas for your stock and bond portfolios,
mutual funds, maturing CDs, IRA or 401(k), inherited accounts, cash and
annuities. Learn to avoid some common investing mistakes. Learn terminology
you need to know before investing. If you want to achieve peace of mind and
financial security, this course is for you. The instructor understands the needs of
women, whether married, single, divorced or widowed, and empowers them to
take control of their finances.
COURSE #132FEE: $40
INSTRUCTOR: Esther Fishman, Certified Financial PlannerTM
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 307
April 21 & April 28. 2 Sessions.
GETTING GREAT REAL ESTATE DEALS
WHEN BUYING & SELLING IN DIFFICULT TIMES
Because of difficult times in the economy, there are some excellent deals in real
estate. You will hear about the pros and cons of foreclosures, short sales, rent
with option to buy, owner financing, and buying for no money down. You will hear
how to wisely buy or sell investment property, primary homes, multi-families, and
vacation homes. You will learn how to research property at the tax assessor’s
office, the county clerk’s office and various other methods. Optional materials fee
of $20 to be paid at first class.
Course #332FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Richard Nathan
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 8-10 PM — Room 212
April 1. 1 Session.
HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
An introduction to the issues involved in making the decision to start your own
business, and what you need to do to turn your idea for a business into a
reality. Topics covered will include how to evaluate the business opportunity,
items to be included in a business plan, budgeting and cash flow, skills needed
and time requirements, types of business entities (franchise, LLC, sole
proprietorship, etc) and whether starting a business is a good idea for you. You
will have the opportunity to present your individual business ideas during the last
session.
COURSE #310FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Robert Kaufmann
SCHEDULE: Monday 8-9:30 PM — Room 310
May 4 and May 11. 2 Sessions.
INTRODUCTION TO MONEY MANAGEMENT
AND INVESTMENT STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL RETIREMENT
This course will teach retirees and those interested in retiring key concepts and
strategies to be able to retire. You’ll learn how to generate a steady income,
protect your assets from erosion, minimize taxes, and provide a secure retirement for yourself and spouse. Learn about the six steps in the financial planning
process, the principles of portfolio management and the four steps to proper
asset allocation to properly position your assets according to your objectives,
risk tolerance, and prior investment experience. You will learn how to make the
best use of your employer’s retirement plan and evaluate lump-sum distribution,
planning for incapacity, disability, and long term care, types of investments such
as tax-free municipal bonds, tax-deferred annuities, stocks, fixed income investments, money markets and real estate will be discussed.
COURSE #217FEE: $40
INSTRUCTOR: Nicholas G. Poulis, Certified Financial Planner &
Thomas Kelly, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-9 PM — Room 307
February 23. 4 Sessions.
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HELP ME PURCHASE/SELL THE CORRECT HOME
What is a factor that drives our economy? The real estate market! When real
estate is good, the economy is good! When real estate is slow or sales are
sluggish, chances are the economy is suffering. Attend our seminar and you’ll get
some insight into the current market, and the detailed steps on buying or selling a
home. To make this session most informative, we’re joining forces with Jim Loch
of Pinnacle Mortgage. Learn the steps before embarking on the journey!
COURSE #227FEE: $20
INSTRUCTOR: Kristen Davis, Realtor Associate, ERA Justin Realty Company
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7-9 PM — Room 212
March 11. 1 Session.
SECRETS THAT WALL STREET DOES NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW
WHEN INVESTING YOUR MONEY
Have you just come upon some money or have some money to invest? This
lively, fact-packed seminar is a must for those who want to learn from strictly a
consumer advocate. You will be taught how not to get ripped off when buying or
leasing cars, buying insurance, investing with or without financial planners and
when investing in mutual funds on your own. After taking this course, you will
have the confidence to invest on your own or be able to interview financial planners so you can find those who are truly working for you. You will learn how to
stretch and save your hard earned money. Optional material fee of $20.
COURSE #331FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Richard Nathan
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 6-8 PM — Room 212
April 1. 1 Session.
• LANGUAGE ARTS •
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
These sessions are open to those people who have some knowledge of basic
English but who wish to continue learning the language. Course book to be
purchased separately is called Better English Every Day 2.
COURSE #209FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Arraceli Serrano
SCHEDULE: Monday 6:30-8:30 PM — Room 218
Begins February 23. 9 Sessions.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE – SPEAKING BETTER ENGLISH
Intermediate course to help the English as a Second Language learner increase
level of proficiency in conversation and grammar. Course book to be purchased
separately is called Clear Grammar 2.
COURSE #302FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Arraceli Serrano
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 6:30-8 PM — Room 218
Begins February 25. 9 Sessions.
SPEAKING BETTER ENGLISH 2
A continuation of Speaking Better English to help the students increase their
grammar and conversation skills
COURSE #291FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Arraceli Serrano
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 6:30-7:30 PM — Room 218
Begins February 24. 6 Sessions.
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SIGN LANGUAGE 2
This interactive, intermediate, friendly class is designed for anyone with beginner
knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) taught in English syntax. Part 2 will
continue where part 1 ended after a review. Students will continue to fingerspell
and make conversation using around 400 words. Vocabulary and conversational
fluency is reinforced with the use of sentence practice, short signed conversations, games and songs. Parents of hearing impaired or autistic children, special education educators, medical field professionals, law enforcement officers,
religious leaders, etc would benefit in bridging the communication gap between
the hearing and the deaf communities. Great fun in an entertaining, no-pressure
environment.
COURSE #214FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Barbara Thumann - Calderaro
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 6:30-7:30 PM — Room 205
Begins February 24. 9 Sessions.
SPANISH — BASIC
Start learning Spanish in this fun and friendly class. Whether you need it for
work, travel, school, or just want to get introduced to the Spanish language
basics, come join in this exciting and educational class. Learn how to say letters,
numbers, colors, body parts, seasons, days of the week and some more in Spanish. Discover the Spanish language! Course book to be purchased separately is
called Spanish Made Simple.
COURSE #309FEE: $100
INSTRUCTOR: Maggie Rodriguez
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 6:30-8 PM — Room 310
Begins February 24. 8 Sessions.
WRITING FOR PROFIT
There’s nothing more thrilling for a writer than pitching an idea, selling the story,
seeing it in print or posted on the Internet, and getting a check. Find out from
a pro how to sell stories based on your personal experience or special hobby.
Classes will cover how to come up with original ideas, how to find the right market for your story, and how to write a story proposal.
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COURSE #110FEE: $75
INSTRUCTOR: M.T. Schwartzman, freelance writer
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-9 PM — Room 204
Begins March 2. 5 Sessions.
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• PERSONAL HEALTH •
DETOXIFICATION AND REJUVENATION WORKSHOP
Worried about toxins in the air, water and food? Looking for ways to increase
your vim and vigor? To look and feel better? Ted Sheola will teach practical,
streamlined ways to detoxify your body and gain vitality in this two-hour workshop. Learn health secrets from the East and the West to give your body a preventive “tune up.” Find out about the powerhouse herbs, enzymes, fiber, foods
and nutrients especially helpful for cleansing the body and stimulating rejuvenation. Get recipes for health potions packed with nutrients. Discover the cleansing and energizing power of exercise, sunlight, air bathing and deep breathing.
Explore the body-mind connection to tap into inner resources for increased
energy. Get the tools to tune-up your system. The instructor has been teaching
holistic health workshops and seminars for 30 years. He is a graduate of the New
Jersey School of Massage and also studied with an accomplished Yoga master.
He received a master’s degree in Yoga from the World University of Sanskrit and
Yoga. A Certified Herbalist, he is knowledgeable of holistic health and wellness.
COURSE #216FEE $40
INSTRUCTOR: Ted Sheola, CP & CYI.
SCHEDULE: Wednesday, 7-9PM — Room 216.
April 15. 1 Session.
MEDITATION
Meditation practice is a simple and profound way to experience peace in our daily
lives. It allows us to let go of our hectic schedules and experience deep moments
of relaxation, which can then restore energy, health and awareness to let us live
a more meaningful and fruitful life. You will learn various methods of focusing
the mind, in order to facilitate a calmer, clearer, and more centered existence.
Breath, sound, visualization, and gazing are some of the meditation techniques
we will explore. A steady more focused mind can benefit us in making better
decisions, improve our relationships and lead us to a more productive life. The
instructor is a certified Meditation Teacher and has been a student of yoga and
Meditation for over 20 years. She is a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance and
holds certifications in Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga and Reflexology.
COURSE #304FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: JoAnne Shanti Lemaire
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 6:45-8 PM — Room 309
Begins February 25. 6 Sessions.
NATURAL HEALTH AND HEALING SECRETS
Ted Sheola condenses more than 30 years of research and practical application
in this information-packed holistic health seminar. Topics covered include: the
best foods, herbs and nutrients for optimizing your ideal weight, aging healthfully, improving joint and bone health, as well as types of fiber to cleanse and
detoxify your body. Tonics, herbs and formulas from Chinese medicine and Indian
Ayurveda to balance and tone your digestive system, ward off colds and stress
and increase energy and endurance will be presented. The interactive seminar
features recent scientific research that validates ancient wisdom traditions in a
clear and practical way.
COURSE #326FEE: $40
INSTRUCTOR: Ted Sheola
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7-9 PM — Room 216
May 6. 1 Session.
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EASTERN TOUCH THERAPIES & REFLEXOLOGY FOR PARTNERS
This workshop provides an opportunity for partners and friends to experience the
rejuvenating benefits of “healing energy” touch therapies from China, Japan and
India, as well as reflexology. Participants will work in pairs to learn how to ease
tension, release physical and mental stress and enhance communication through
energy touch techniques from the traditions of Chinese medicine and Ayurveda,
as well as reflexology, which involves pressing reflex points on the hands and
feet. Participants will practice a variety of easy-to-learn hands-on techniques that
incorporate the concepts of chi or prana (life force) to allow abundant energy flow
into the body and mind. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring an exercise
mat or blanket.
Course #226FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: Ted Sheolaper couple
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 216
March 24. 1 Session.
• SELF IMPROVEMENT •
EMPOWER YOUR LIFE FOR SUCCESS - ENERGY IN MOTION
All thought is a vibration of energy which is constantly in motion, and it is that
vibration that is sent out into the universe. The design of the universe is to give
us back whatever we ask for. It doesn’t matter whether the thought is positive
or negative; the design is to send it back. Hypnosis is a natural ability and it is
through that ability we gain access to the subconscious mind. What we think we
become. By changing limiting belief and negative thoughts we can create the life
that we desire. This course focuses on steps to: Create awareness, Build confidence, create positive change for Achieving your Potential, and Inner Peace.
Learn how to use our imagination through guided imagery; improve relationships,
personal growth, career advancement, and to enhance financial income; Manifest
abundance; Be more focused, create inner peace and to achieve your potential.
Take a metaphysical journey and achieve the success that you always dreamed
of. CD’s are available for the student to continue practice and create change at
home for an additional cost, payable to the instructor, a member of the National
Guild of Hypnotists and the Internal Coaching Academy. Visit online at
newhorizonshypnosiscenter.com
COURSE #316FEE: $75
INSTRUCTOR: John C. LaNeve CPC, CH
SCHEDULE: Wednesday 7-9 PM — Room 204
Begins March 4. 4 Sessions.
LOSE WEIGHT WITH HYPNOSIS
Through hypnosis, weight loss is easily and painlessly attained. Shed unwanted
pounds and keep them off in a safe, effective program. Please bring a small
pillow to class. Reinforcement CD is strongly recommended and available for
purchase for $18.
COURSE #119FEE: $60
INSTRUCTOR: Barry Wolfson
Hypnosis Counseling Center, hypnosisnj.com
SCHEDULE: Monday 7:30-8:30 PM — Room 311. March 30. 1 Session.
STOP SMOKING WITH HYPNOSIS
Through hypnosis, smoking cessation is easily achieved in a one hour session.
Eliminate the craving for tobacco while minimizing discomfort. Please bring a
small pillow to class. Reinforcement CD is strongly recommended and is
available for purchase for $18.
Course #121FEE: $60
INSTRUCTOR: Barry Wolfson
SCHEDULE: Monday 6:30-7:30 PM — Room 311.
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March 30. 1 Session.
RELAXATION THROUGH HYPNOSIS
You can reduce your stress using creative visualization, imagery, and hypnosis
techniques, improving the quality of your life. Achieve relaxation without much
effort or time. Reinforcement CD is strongly recommended and available for
purchase for $18.
Course #122FEE: $60
INSTRUCTOR: Barry Wolfson
SCHEDULE: Monday 8:30-9:15 PM — Room 311.
March 30. 1 Session. • SPECIAL INTEREST •
BOATING — PERSONAL WATERCRAFT & BOATING SAFETY
This basic safe boating class is the approved class for the mandatory
certification of all individuals to operate any type of powerboat and personal
watercraft. Course covers basics such as rules of the road, laws and safety. All
related materials are included. NASBLA approval for insurance discount.
COURSE #112Fee $100
INSTRUCTOR: Coast Boating School
SCHEDULE: Monday, March 23 & Tuesday, March 24
2 Sessions. 6:30-10 PM — Room 217
DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE
Defensive Driving (DDC-6) is a 6-hour classroom course developed by the
National Safety Council to sharpen driving skills, identify problems and give
guidelines to avoid collisions and other preventable driving situations. Taught
by a certified instructor, Defensive Driving addresses issues such as driver age,
weather conditions, road surfaces, tailgaters, speeding and vehicle characteristics. The course is accredited by the N.J. State Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
and the N.J. Insurance Commission. It is also approved for:
• a two-point reduction on N.J. DMV driving record.
• 5% or more reduction in personal (non-commercial) insurance premiums.
• 6 elective continuing ed. units (CEUs) for Emergency Medical Technicians.
Defensive Driving is ideal for individuals with driving record points, companies
with fleets and those seeking a reduction in their insurance premiums. A National
Safety Council Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.
COURSE #116FEE: $80
INSTRUCTOR: John Mateus, Program Director,
Less Stress Instructional Services.
SCHEDULE: Monday & Tuesday. 2 Sessions — Room 212.
March 2, 6:30-10:00 PM & March 3, 6:30-9:30 PM
METAPHYSICS AND PARAPSYCHOLOGY 5
Metaphysics is the study of the ancient wisdom teachings often hidden and
handed down “mouth to ear” by teacher to student. In this age of humanity, the
teachings are being made available to all interested in learning these truths.
They help us to understand the meaning and purpose of life, our relationship to
the Universe, the nature of reality, cosmic laws, and the application of these laws
to our daily life. This course will give an overview of metaphysics and introduce
some important metaphysicians throughout history. Also covered will be the
Seven Cosmic Principles of Hermes Trismegistus; the Seven Planes of Reality,
the Seven Bodies, and the Seven Rays; and Reincarnation and Karma.
COURSE #106FEE: $105
INSTRUCTOR: Charles LoBello, Metaphysical Center of New Jersey
SCHEDULE: Monday 7-9PM — Room 207
Begins February 23. 9 Sessions.
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THE TAROT: A SPIRITUAL GUIDE TO LIVING IN A MATERIAL WORLD
Be your own psychic. Learn how to use this ancient spiritual tool as a guide or
road map for every day living and gain the technique to observe how you create
your own destiny through the thoughts you choose by seeing what they’re
manifesting before it happens. See for yourself how the tarot is a mirror reflection
of your own consciousness, clueing your conscious mind what your
subconscious mind is creating in your life. Required materials to be purchased in
class is $15 on the first day.
COURSE #117FEE: $75
INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Zweibel, Metaphysical Center of New Jersey
SCHEDULE: Tuesday 7-9 PM — Room 209
Begins March 10. 6 Sessions.
Please fill in ALL of the information to
expedite the registration process
or register online today.
Visit https://register.communitypass.net/RAS to register online
RUTHERFORD ADULT SCHOOL - REGISTRATION FORM
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Rutherford Adult School
56 Elliott Place
Rutherford NJ 07070
PLEASE, USE ONE FORM PER PERSON PER CLASS
RUTHERFORD ADULT SCHOOL - REGISTRATION FORM
COURSE NAME _________________________________________ # __________ FEE ________
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PLEASE, USE ONE FORM PER PERSON PER CLASS
• CLASS REGISTRATION ON THE WEB •
We have improved the registration process. You can register online using
CommunityPass. Visit https://register.communitypass.net/RAS to register
using a safe and secure online system. You only need a valid email address
and a credit card or check to use this convenient and secure website. Follow
the steps below to create an account or mail in the registration form if you do not
have access to a computer with Internet access.
1. From any computer, point your browser to https://register.communitypass.net/RAS
2. Click on Create your account now! Complete the sign-up form.
3. After your general information is entered, add other family members to your account by
clicking “Update Account Information”. On the top of the next page, click “Add Another
Adult” or “Add Another Child” to enter information about the family members you are
registering. You will only have to add your family members once and all information will be
retained for future registrations.
When Registration Day Arrives Follow these Easy Steps For Program Registration
1. Starting January 1, 2014, visit the Community Pass website:
https://register.communitypass.net/RAS
2. If you have previously created a Community Pass Account, go ahead and sign in. If you
don’t have a Community Pass account, click on Create your account now! and follow the
steps outlined above.
3. Once logged into Community Pass, select the activity Spring 2015 and then click the
Register Now! button.
4. Verify Account – Verify your primary contact & account information and click Continue.
5. Browse Catalog – To view classes offered by subject, click on the topic on the left side
of the screen under “Groups”. A list of classes offered will be displayed. Click on the
name of the class to see a detailed description. Once you’re ready to register, click on the
REGISTER button underneath the class name.
6. Add Adult – If you haven’t done so already, click on the Add Adult button to create a
profile for each family member you are registering. Complete the required information
and then click Save Adult. You will only have to add your family members once and all
information will be retained for future registrations.
7. Choose Participants – Check which family members will be registering for the class
selected. If the family member that you want to register is not present in the list, click the
Add Adult button. When finished, click Continue.
8. Complete Registration Forms – Complete the form questions for each family member
being registered. Questions in red are required. When finished, click Continue.
9. Continue Registering or Continue to Checkout – To add more classes to your cart, click
on the “Continue Registering” button and follow the same steps as outlined above (5-8).
Or to complete registration and select a payment method, click on “Continue to Checkout”.
10. Make Payment - Please follow the remaining steps to complete and pay for your registration. Community Pass will calculate your cost on your Choose Payment Method page.
11. You will receive an email receipt for your records. You can also log back into
Community Pass at any time to review your registrations and form submissions. You will
see a charge on your credit card as “CommunityPass”.
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• POLICIES AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION •
ELIGIBILITY, ENROLLMENT & REGISTRATION – Any adult over 18, regardless
of town residence, may register. Registration forms are included in this catalog
and the website is open for registration.
If you are mailing, a separate form is required for each student & each class. If
more forms are needed, they may be copied or printed from the website. Your
registration and payment automatically registers you & your canceled check is
your receipt. We only accept checks through the mail. Be sure to fill out all fields
on the paper mailing form. Failure to comply may delay your registration.
You are encouraged to register online to secure your seat as space is limited.
You can pay with a credit card on the secure website. You will be emailed a
receipt.
To register online, visit https://register.communitypass.net/RAS
You will not receive a registration confirmation nor reminder for classes.
Registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis and enrollment is
limited in certain classes. There are no senior citizen nor employee discounts.
Telephone registrations are not accepted. No children nor guests are allowed in
any class. All classes are held in the evening in Rutherford High School, except
where otherwise indicated. For additional information call 201-438-7675 x2115
between the hours of 6-8PM on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings
when classes are in session. The course catalog is always available online
at rutherfordschools.org/adultschool. You can always email adultschool@
rutherfordschools.org. Emails are monitored more frequently than phone calls
and voicemails. We are not responsible for errors in the catalog. Changes may
be updated on the online catalog and registration site. You will only be notified if
a class is canceled or oversubscribed, and we cannot accept your registation.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION – For those who prefer to register in-person, the
in-person registration will be held at Rutherford High School, Tuesday, February
17 between the hours of 6-8PM in room 204. We cannot accept credit cards in
person, only cash or checks.
REFUNDS – Students who cancel 7 days prior to the start of the first class will
be refunded fully either by check or credit on our online system for future use
with the Rutherford Adult School, after that time, no refunds will be issued. If you
need to withdraw from a class within 7 days and when the class starts, there is
a 50% cancellation fee and the remaining credit will be kept on your account for
future classes in the Rutherford Adult School’s registration system. After the class
has started, there is no refund (check/credit card) nor credit to online accounts
provided. There are no exceptions to our refund and cancellation policy. Please
note, we cannot refund you with cash or credit card.
Please email [email protected] if you need to withdraw or
cancel a class. Failure to reply to emails will result in credit on your account and
not being refunded with a check. Checks take 4-6 weeks to process and are
returned via USPS. We can not process them over the phone or from voicemails.
CANCELLATIONS - Classes depend on a minimum number of students to
operate. If the course is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, students will be
refunded fully with credit to your online account for future use or a check will be
issued. We cannot refund you with cash or credit card. We will email you in the
rare case this has to happen.
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TEXTBOOKS & SUPPLIES – The fee does not include the cost of books and/or
supplies unless otherwise stated. Note that Computer Technology Courses are
taught using Apple computers.
SCHOOL CLOSING – The Adult School will be closed when the Rutherford
Public Schools are closed for emergencies. Please check the website for
information and refer to the calendar in the front of the catalog for details on
closures. We will try to make up all missed classes due to emergency closings
but please note that we cannot always comply with these events. There will
not be any prorated refunds if classes are missed due to emergency closings.
We will alert all registered students and instructors through email to emergency
school closings as soon as possible during these times.
SMOKING & ALCOHOL – There is absolutely no smoking, use of tobacco nor
alcohol permitted in the public school buildings or on school grounds.
INJURIES – The Rutherford Adult School and the Rutherford Public School
District are not responsible for injury or damage of any kind, including but not
limited to, injury, death, damage, property damage/loss or any other type of loss
which may arise in whole or in part from attending the Rutherford Adult School.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS are subject to change. Consult a GPS,
maps.google.com, mapquest.com or an alternate service. Please take note
of construction and new traffic patterns on Route 3 and Route 17 and plan
accordingly.
The majority of the classes take place at Rutherford High School. Please enter
Rutherford High School (56 Elliott Place) in the Four Doors located on Mortimer
Ave or the Middle Doors on Elliott Place. There is also a ramp located on
Mortimer Avenue. Rutherford High School also has an elevator. The majority
of the classes are held in Rutherford High School. The courses held in other
buildings are indicated in the course listing. Please consult Google Maps and this
catalog for details.
There is on-street parking near each school building, please refrain from parking
in the yellow, blocking driveways or other tow-away zones. There are no parking
lots available. We are not responsible for traffic tickets due to illegally parking.
If you need access to the wheelchair ramp or elevator, please email
[email protected] and we will gladly coordinate accordingly.
Give us some feedback!
• Do you like the classes we offer?
• Do we make it easy for you to register?
• Do you like the diversity of classes?
• What else would you like to see us offer?
• Do the class days/times work well for you?
Feel free to leave a comment with us in the office or write an email.
[email protected]
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