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Northside Adult & Community Education SPRING 2017 CLASS CATALOG

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Social Media | 2 Accounting & Bookkeeping | 8 Health & Wellness | 16 Music & Dance| 20 Gardening | 29 Fitness | 35

northside independent school district • adult & community education • san antonio, texas


Northside ISD Community Education welcomes you! We have fun picking the images for our catalog cover. This image grabbed our attention because it made us think of Texas wildflowers, the joy of reading a good book, taking time to enjoy a quiet moment after all the hustle and bustle of the holidays... all the things that say Spring to us. As we enter into the New Year, we urge you to slow down and take advantage of all the learning opportunities that life presents. Choose from almost 700 classes, including 80 new offerings, in 50 different subject areas.

Express yourself, from Watercolor Painting to Calligraphy to Designing with Alcohol Inks (page 23).

Raised Bed and Lasagna Gardening is a great way to grow! (page 29).

NORTHSIDE LEARNING CENTER 6632 Bandera Road

Class Locations 78238

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Blattman Brauchle Carlos Coon Carnahan Ellison Esparza Evers Hoffmann Lewis Linton McDermott Murnin Northwest Crossing Rhodes Timberwilde Wanke Westwood Terrace

3300 N Loop 1604 W 8555 Bowens Crossing 3110 Timber View Dr 6839 Babcock Rd 7132 Oak Drive 5700 Hemphill Dr 1715 Richland Hills 12118 Volunteer Pkwy 1000 Seascape 2103 Oakhill Rd 5111 USAA Blvd 9019 Dugas 10255 Dover Rdg 5714 North Knoll 8838 Timberwilde Dr 10419 Old Prue Rd 2315 Hackamore Ln

78231 78250 78251 78249 78256 78229 78251 78253 78251 78238 78240 78251 78250 78240 78250 78249 78227

HIGH SCHOOLS Brandeis O’Connor

13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy 12221 Leslie Road

78249 78023

Make Smart Substitutions and find new ways to use Herbs and Spices in your cooking (page 31).

DISTRICT SITES Annemarie Tennis Center George Block Aquatics Northside Activity Center Northside Learning Center Northside Swim Center NISD Tennis Center

7001 Culebra Road 7001 Culebra Road 7001 Culebra Road 6632 Bandera Road 8400 N. Loop 1604 12045 Leslie Road

78238 78238 78238 78238 78249 78023

COMMUNITY PARTNER SITES Alamo Golf Club All Brands Creative Sewing CAR UTSA DC Martial Arts Eisenhower Park KB Homes Office NEISD Community Learning Ctr NorthStar Sports Padre Park Rainbow Gardens SA Phoenix Fencing Shaolin West SA Stained Glass Workbench Studio One Texas Strings

9700 Rochelle 10242 W 1604 W 6900 N Loop 1604 W 7723 Guilbeau #101 19399 NW Military Hwy 4800 Fredericksburgh Rd 8750 Tesoro Dr 7007 Bandera Rd 6030 Padre Dr 8516 Bandera Road Isom Road, Suite 208 7950 Mainland, #103 7515 Eckhert Road 8055 West Ave #111 15609 NW Military Hwy

78240 78254 78249 78250 78257 78229 78217 78238 78214 78250 78216 78250 78240 78213 78231

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Table of Contents

Technology

Internet & Social Media 2 Graphic Design & CAD 3-4 A+ Certification 4 Internet Security 4 Intro to Computers 4 Office Applications 5-7 Computer Classes for Seniors 7

Business and Finance

Accounting & Bookkeeping Grant Writing Job Readiness Professional Development Become Your Own Boss Real Estate Money Management

8 8 8 9 10-11 12 11-13

Mind, Body, and Health

Community Health & Safety 14-15 CPR 15 Health & Wellness 16-17 Personal Growth 17 Learning Skills 18 Genealogy 18 Science & Discovery 19 Writing 19 Languages 20

The Arts

Music 20-21 Dance 22 Fine Arts 23-24 Crafting 24-25 Jewelry Making 25 Glass Crafting 26 Sewing & Needlecraft 26-27

Home and Garden

Home & Decorating 27-28 Pets & Animals 28 Garden 29 Green Living 29 Cooking 30-31 Baking 31 Food Crafting 31

Recreation and Travel

Fun & Games 32 Weddings and Special Events 32 Photography 32 Travel & Tour 32-33

Find your roots! We have five genealogy classes to help you (page 18). Meditation, Yoga, and Tai Chi for Health and Wellness (page 16).

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Sports and Fitness

Outdoor Recreation 34 Golf 34 Tennis 34 Sports & Fitness 35-36 AquaAerobics 36

Classes for Kids

Cooking 37 Arts & Crafts 37 Music 38 Dance 39 Sports & Fitness 40-41 NISD Tennis Academy Program 42

Registration Information

Policies Registration Form

Program Information Program Overview Teaching Staff

43 43 44 44 45

Waltz under the stars or try any of ten different forms of dance (page 22).

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Internet & Social Media Wordpress Workshop 3050025

Invest four days learning how to build a website for your business. This four part course is valued at $350 and is available to our students for only $269. Learn how to install WordPress, the difference between the domain name and web hosting, how to create posts and pages, post videos, install themes, search engine basics, and how to monetize your website. By the end of class, your website should be up and running. If you have an existing self-hosted based WordPress website then this class is not for you. Please bring your website domain and web host information with you to class. If you do not have an existing one, you may purchase during class to build your website. This is a hands-on class. No coding or programming skills needed but a working knowledge of personal computers and the internet and an established email address are required to take this class. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $269 Thu 4 sessions 8:30am-5:30pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr C113

SEO Search Engine Optimization Part I

3050003

Having an expensive website without generating any traffic, leads, or customers is a complete waste of time and money. Learn the basics of SEO marketing to boost the ranking of your website and generate targeted leads and increase your website’s traffic. Walk away knowing how to use SEO, conduct a keyword search, the difference between onsite SEO and offsite SEO, a Google Panda update, create back links and more! A working knowledge of personal computers and the internet and an established email account is required to take this class. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $79 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 3/30 Northside Learning Ctr C113

SEO Search Engine Optimization Part II

3050009

Continue learning ways to achieve top SEO for your website, social media, blogs and more! Your talented instructor will teach you the tips of the trade to help you attract more viewers to your sites and increasing your marketability. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $79 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 4/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Facebook Marketing for Your Business

320681

Come join us to learn the basics of Facebook marketing and how to utilize it to grow your business. You will learn how to setup and optimize your Facebook profile, Facebook business pages and use practical strategies to generate targeted leads. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $79 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Social Media Boot Camp

3050001

Social media is one of the most exciting, highly-effective communication tools that can provide powerful and cost-efficient marketing. Walk away from this boot camp knowing how to set up and optimize social media sites, generate targeted leads via Facebook ads, how to generate traffic, increase returns on-site investment, apply practical strategies, and the do’s and don’ts of social media. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $79 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Blogging Boot Camp: Learning to Blog for Fun or Profit

3050027

Starting, branding, and monetizing a blog is so easy that you can do it in one class AND it’s less expensive than you think! And the even better news is that starting your own blog can be a life-changing thing. It was for instructor, Cris Stone, a 10-year professional blogger! Are you ready to find your little piece of the Internet? In this class, you will be walked through how to start, brand, design, and ultimately monetize your blog. A personal laptop is required (other devices will not work) and attendees will need to purchase their domain name and hosting plans prior to the start of class (attendees will receive step-by-step instructions before class). Tuition $49 Sat 1 session 10:00am-3:00pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C104

The Power of Google 3050028

Google offers so much more than a search engine. Learn all about products and apps to help businesses of all kinds succeed on and off the web. Get ready to discover tons of amazing Google tools to help you generate more profits and stay productive with your business. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $79 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 4/27 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Podcasting 101 for the Rest of Us

3050033

Podcasting 201 for the Rest of Us

3050034

Live Video Sharing for the Rest of Us

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If you have a special talent skill or want to share your knowledge with the world, there is no better way of doing it than by creating an episodic podcast. With more than 63% of the world having mobile devices to consume your content, you are sure to find an audience and this class will show you how. Whether you are new to the concept of podcasting or an active listener of podcasts, if you have an interest in creating and sharing your own to the world, this class is for you. You will need a laptop, email, and the free editing software Garage Band (Mac) or Audacity (Win). Instructor: Clements Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Know the basics of podcasting but want to take things to the next level, then let’s get you into 201. Here we will learn how to edit your podcast to make it sound like the Pros. Learn all the tricks to the trade including leveling your audio, removing background noise and more. You will need a laptop, email, and the free editing software Garage Band (Mac) or Audacity (Win), have a completed podcast episode ready to edit. Instructor: Clements Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Live video sharing is the hot trend in social media. Video platforms like Periscope, Instagram and Facebook Live have paved the way with their technology advancements in this arena. Whether you want to learn how to connect with friends and family or to your customers, video sharing can be a wonderful experience. Let us learn together how to effectively use these tools. Prerequisite: Laptop or Smart Phone Instructor: Clements Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/24 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Graphic Design Web Design & Development Certificate 1020001

Get professional training in creating a website using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, JavaScript, XHTML and CSS. Focusing on instruction and practical exercises, this course will have a strong emphasis on Cascading Style Sheets, from fundamentals to styling menus and forms. Create and manage styles using CSS within Dreamweaver, resolve style conflicts, and create lightweight, sitewide style sheets. The CSS Topics include styling form elements and controlling layout and positioning through styles. JavaScript will be incorporated to fully realize a site’s potential, from understanding the basics to creating real world forms and controls. A working knowledge of Personal Computers and Windows is required. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of the class. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $299 T,Th 12 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Adobe Photoshop CC Level I

320079

Photoshop is a photo-rendering program. It is used by professionals to color-correct and touch up photos, as well as give the user the ability to add text, effects and filters. Our instructor will introduce you to the tools and palettes used in this program. Learn how to touch up photos, import images, add effects and filters to elements in your documents, organize layers, and save your images for the Web. A working knowledge of personal computers and Windows is required to take this class. An $8 book fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 M,W 4 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe Photoshop CC Level II

320616

You’ll be amazed at what you can do by combining multi-layered images, masks and filters to easily create incredibly sophisticated and professional-looking pictures. Learn how to extract images from a complex background, combine multiple images and text into a single composited image, and much more!. Photoshop I is required before taking this class Instructor: Yim Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Adobe Photoshop CC The Basics 3050029

Are you curious about Photoshop but not sure where to begin? Join us for this introduction to Adobe CC Photoshop! Our instructor will introduce you to the basics of this photo-rendering program from tools and palette to filters and effects. Gain the confidence to put what you learn to practice. A working knowledge of personal computers is required to take this class. Instructor: Yim Tuition $39 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Adobe Lightroom 5 Basics Part 1

3050031

Adobe Lightroom is an amazing tool for organizing, editing, and sharing your photography. You’ll learn how to use Adobe Lightroom 5 to organize and manage your files, set up your library catalog, and import and rename photos inside Lightroom. A working knowledge of personal computers is required to take this class. Instructor: Yim Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe Lightroom 5 Basics Part 2

3050032

Adobe Lightroom is an amazing tool for organizing, editing, and sharing your photography. This follow-on to the Basics class will get you ready to edit photos using the develop module as well as learn how to export and share your photos. Prerequisite: Adobe Lightroom 5 Basics Part 1 Instructor: Yim Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/9 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe Illustrator CC

320614

Illustrator offers unmatched flexibility in creating professional vector graphics (illustrations). Our talented instructor will teach you the ins and outs of Illustrator. Learn how to work with shape tools, drawing paths, formatting the objects ‘fill’ and ‘stroke’, working with brushes, swatches, 3D graphics, text effects and more. This is a hands-on class in which you will create many amazing illustrations in Illustrator. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 M,W 4 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe InDesign CC

320472

InDesign is the industry standard page layout application. Whether you are creating a newsletter, magazine article/cover or just interested in learning how the process is done, this Level I class will provide you with this knowledge. You will receive a thorough explanation of the core features and techniques that make this powerful page layout application fun and easy to use, providing you with a foundation upon which advanced skills and workflows can be built. Learn how to navigate and customize the workspace, manage documents and pages, work with text frames and graphics, export and print finished documents and much more. Strong PC experience is required to take this class. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 T,Th 4 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/21 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Computer-Aided Design Google SketchUp

320562

AutoCAD Basics

320515

No need to purchase an expensive design tool like AutoCAD, you can download Google SketchUp for free to create detailed 3D models efficiently and quickly. Learn the foundations of SketchUp’s drawing, design, and rendering tools. Learn the fundamentals of the application, the interface, and the Sandbox extension, which is used to create realistic organic shapes and terrain. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of PCs. $10 CD and manual fee is payable to instructor. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $10 Tuition $40 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Learn how to draft using the most current version of AutoCAD for the architectural and engineering fields. Students will gain experience through a series of demonstrations and weekly exercises. No programming skills are required but students should have a working knowledge of computers. $20 CD and manual fee are paying to instructor. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 1/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Computer-Aided Design AutoCAD Residential Design 1020011

AutoCAD Residential Design uses the latest software to create a residential project with step by step instruction by producing floor plans, elevations, sections and other detail information. Students will produce a set of working construction drawings of a completed house project. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $79 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Computer-Based Landscape Design

320577

A low-tech approach using a computer and landscape design principles for home or office landscape design and planning. Learn to plan and select plants according to your lawn and garden needs either by scanned survey plan, digital photos, and/or drawing software. You’ll receive valuable handouts, landscape shareware, and resources for re-designing your home or office landscape. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $20 Tuition $40 Sat 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Revit Architecture Basics 320641

Learn the basics of ‘Revit Architecture’ through a small residential project. You will be introduced to the concepts of building information modeling and the tools for parametric building design and documentation. Class material will be presented in a series of brief demonstrations, and you will be provided with weekly exercises in class along with working on the project. The objective is to enable you to create full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. Students must have working knowledge of drafting, design, or architecture design principles and experience with MS Windows Vista or Windows XP. $20 manual fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Sat 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Internet Security Revit Architecture Advanced 320667

Continuation from Revit Architecture Basics class; This class provides some brief activities on the following items: Developing the building model, detailing and drafting, construction documentation and presenting the building model. Students will walk away understanding the creation of full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. Course material will be presented in a series of brief demonstrations and will be followed up with weekly activities in class along with working on a commercial project towards the last class session. Students must have taken the Revit - Basic course and have a working knowledge of drafting, design or architectural design principles and experience with Microsoft® Windows® Vista or Microsoft® Windows® XP. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $79 Sat 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C113

A+ Certification A+ Certification Essentials Prep

3210001

This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam. It covers the fundamentals of computer technology, basic networking, operational procedures, installation and configuration of PCs, printers, laptops and related hardware. Students will learn through lectures and hands-on virtual simulators. Instructor: Gleason Tuition $300 M,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr C113

A+ Certification Practical Application Prep 3210002

This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 and PC Pro Certificate exam. This hybrid course prepares students to complete tasks such as diagnosing and configuring hardware and operating systems, mobile devices, security and troubleshooting. Learn through lectures and hands-on virtual simulators. Show your skills at the end of class and try the TestOut PC Pro Certificate Exam. This exam requires individuals to perform real-world IT tasks and demonstrate critical job skills. Prerequisite: A+ Essential Prep Course. Instructor: Gleason Tuition $300 M,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Information Security in your Organization

940004

Protecting your Small Business in the Digital World

940005

Are you trying to start or mature an Information/Cyber Security program at your organization? Are you new to Information Security but do not know how to get an Information Security Program? This class will give you a good foundation of what you can do to ensure people, assets and data are protected. Instructor: Gamez-Smith Materials Fee $8 Tuition $35 Sat 3 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr B101A

From emails to connecting with clients via social media, technology has given businesses the tools to be more efficient and profitable.  But it can easily be used by others for personal gain, impacting employees, customers, and a businesses’ reputation. Failure to make IT Security a priority can have grave implications including litigation, damage to brand reputation, and questions if the business will be open tomorrow. Learn to identify the digital exposures relevant to your organization and apply the proper controls to reduce your overall exposure to a data breach. Instructor: Clements Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Intro to Computers Introduction To Computers & Windows 320538

Learn computer terminology and have hands-on interaction using a word processor (MS Word), and spreadsheet (MS Excel). This course will provide you with a broad-based grounding and basic proficiency with these programs. No prerequisites. $20 manual fee is payable to instructor at class. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $20 Tuition $99 M,W 6 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 4/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Office Applications Excel Level I

320625

Start your electronic spreadsheet training with Microsoft Excel 2013. Learn the fundamentals of Excel to include working with worksheet basics, such as entering labels, values and formulas, editing and formatting a worksheet and many invaluable tips. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/7 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 5/1 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Excel Level II

320628

Learn more about creating and editing Excel Charts, managing Workbooks, working with page layout and printing. Explore more Excel functions and formulas and learn how to create and manage data lists. Prerequisite: Excel Level I. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/13 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/9 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/15 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/2 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 5/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113

397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017

Excel Level III Filters & Functions

320620

Learn to create date and text filters for viewing information more efficiently. Learn how to use Subtotals, a powerful analyzing tool, and more fill-handle examples for filling/copying data more efficiently. This class also serves as a formal introduction to formulas and functions, so you will walk away knowing how to create formulas and copy them correctly using relative and absolute referencing. Use statistical functions (Sum, Average, Min and Max) and logical functions (If, And, Or) and paste special options. Prerequisites: Excel Level I & II Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/25 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Excel Level IV Formulas & Functions 320663

Review basic building-block functions and a few critical keyboard shortcuts that will speed up working with Excel data. Perform advanced searching and data retrieval with Lookup Functions, tabulate and sort data with counting and statistical functions, formulate data with text and math functions, and even work with financial data using advanced formulas. Practical examples that will help you transition to using these formulas and functions in real-world scenarios will be provided. Prerequisite: Excel Levels I, II and III. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 3/1 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 3/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/10 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Excel Pivot Tables

321010

Tips & Tricks: Copy, Cut & Paste

321039

Access Level I

320629

Learn more advanced ways to use Excel Pivot table reports! Find out how to use the PMT Function, Create What-If Data Table, Solve a Problem with Goal Seek, Use Solver to Resolve Problems, Create Lookup Functions, Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts, and Use the Pivot Table Field List. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/15 Northside Learning Ctr C111

A great class packed with useful tips, tricks of cutting & pasting in three dynamic MS Office Products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint & in the internet. Leave class with new ways to strengthen and improve your efficiency and effectiveness using these dynamic products. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/1 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Find out how easy it is to put this dynamic relational database management software to work for you. Learn the fundamentals of the Access user interface, along with database basics such as creating, saving, closing and opening an Access database. Learn how to create simple tables, with emphasis on understanding data types, field sizes and field properties. You will also learn how to create simple forms, select queries and reports from the tables you create. Tuition $39 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/30 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/25 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Access Level II Relationships 320630

Understanding relationships between objects in an Access database is vital. Learn how to develop and create relationships between tables and how to use these relationships to develop simple and complex queries. Prerequisite: Access Level I Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/20 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/15 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Access Level III Queries 320670

Learn how to create useful forms to better manage your database. Create forms in design view containing option buttons, check boxes, combo boxes and list boxes. Learn to customize the tab order in forms, add form headers and footers and use Format Painter and AutoFormat to make formatting easy. Also learn how to create a switchboard to manage all your forms. Prerequisite: Access Levels I and II. Tuition $49 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/27 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/9 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Access Level IV Creating Forms

321036

Learn how to create useful forms to better manage your database. Create forms in design view containing option buttons, check boxes, combo boxes and list boxes. Learn to customize the tab order in forms, add form headers and footers and use Format Painter and AutoFormat to make formatting easy. Also learn how to create a switchboard to manage all your forms. Prerequisite: Access Levels I and II. Tuition $55 Sat 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/25 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 3/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/29 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/11 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Word Level I

320646

Learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run the integrated grammar and spell check; use the thesaurus, and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and more. A working knowledge of personal computers is required. Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Word Level II: Beyond Basic Formatting

320647

From Headers and Footers to time-saving formatting techniques, this course brings a lot to the table. This course explains each of the following features; Creating Hyperlinks, Page Breaks, Indents and Spacing, Margins, Setting Tabs, Formatting Tables, ClipArt, Pictures and Shapes. Whether new to Word or wanting to learn new techniques, gain insight for increased productivity and professional-looking documents with Microsoft Word. Prerequisites: Word Level I. Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Word Level III

321028

Gain the advanced skills and concepts you need to use Microsoft Word productively and efficiently. Find out how to add interactive elements such as forms and content from other applications, and to save a file as a web page. Your knowledgeable instructor will show you how to use document references such as citations, indexes, and tables of contents and work more efficiently in Word by customizing the ribbon, creating macros, using building blocks, and inserting sub-documents. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/28 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Word: Formatting Long Documents

320708

Word Mail Merge

321012

Publisher Level I

321019

Publisher Level II

321027

Word is a powerful and popular program, yet most people use only a fraction of its features. Whether it’s a research paper, a product catalog, a technical manual, or a business report, every document needs a compelling format. Although the content and the length may differ, long documents have similar formatting challenges. Learn Word’s more advanced features and discover how to create a macro, an index, a list of figures and a table of contents. Be trained on best practices for producing printed documents with a professional look. Prerequisites: Word 2007 Level I & II. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Richard Rodriguez will teach you the basics of mail merge. Find out how easy it is to use Mail Merge to create a new address list, and use merge fields. Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/9 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 3/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Learn how to create and modify a pre-designed publication in MS Publisher. Walk away knowing how to make professional-looking newsletters, brochures, business cards, web sites and more. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/26 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Learn how to control colors and gradients, create and apply styles, work with WordArt objects, and apply section page numbers and bookmarks. They will also learn how to create and manage mail merge lists, edit web forms and elements, and maintain and publish Web sites created in previous editions of Publisher. Finally, students will learn to customize the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/4 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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PowerPoint Level I

320650

Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create impressive slide presentations filled with formatted text, images, video, audio, animation, charts, and hyperlinks. Find out how to save your presentations so you can share them with others over the Web or on CDs. Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/25 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Powerpoint Level II

320500

Learn how to add effects, features and charts in Microsoft PowerPoint to enhance your current presentations. Delve deeper into PowerPoint’s rich features by exploring the many text options, adding pictures and charts, using SmartArt, custom animations and adding sound and movie clips. We will also learn about slide masters, content slides and action buttons while creating a non-linear presentation. Prerequisite: Powerpoint Level I Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/13 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Powerpoint Level III

321029

Modifying and creating custom templates from a blank presentation, building and working with custom slide masters, formatting and rotating objects and adding sound and movie clips are just a few of the skills you will learn in Powerpoint Level III. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/28 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/9 Northside Learning Ctr C113

397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017

Computer Classes For People 55 Plus

Computer Basics for Seniors Level I

320496

A course specifically designed for people who are 55 years or older and want to enter the computer age. Learn the fundamentals of using a PC; using the mouse and keyboard, typing a document on your computer, and saving to a CD. You will learn lots of computer terminology, how to identify items on your computer and the basics of windows. Don’t delay! The computer age awaits! A $15 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $54 M,W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 1/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M,W 6 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/20 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M,W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 3/1 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Computer Basics for Seniors Level II

320509

This is a continuation course specifically designed for people who have completed the Computer Basics for Seniors class. So you’ve learned some of the basics of computers -- don’t stop there! Continue expanding your skills by delving deeper into the Windows environment. You will learn how to organize files and folders, the basics of Word (for letter writing), and an introduction to Excel (creating spreadsheets) for making your life simpler and more organized! A $15 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite; Computer Basics for Seniors. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $64 M,W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M,W 6 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C113 M,W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 4/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Internet Basics for Seniors

320485

Email Basics for Seniors

320524

Learn the basics of what the Internet is, how it works, and what it can do for you. Your Professional Trainer will guide you step by step in learning about search engines (vehicles that assist you in obtaining information), web browsing and other key components in mastering the art of navigation of the World Wide Web. A $12 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite: Computer Basics for Seniors Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $45 Th,T 3 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111

A course specifically designed for people who are 55 years of age or older and want to learn the ins and outs of using email via the Internet. A $12 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite: Computer Basics for Seniors Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $35 T,Th 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Computer Typing Made Simple

6510002

This course is specifically for people who are 55 years or older and want to learn the basics of typing and to learn how to type on a computer keyboard. You will learn the home row keys and what fingers belongs on what keys. We will use a web based program that will have many practice lessons. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $33 T,Th 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

All classes, including free classes, require prior registration. Please call 397-8100 or visit www.nisd.net/ace to register.

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Accounting & Bookkeeping Quickbooks Level I

320177

Get going with Quickbooks. Learn how to set up a company’s financials. Create your product inventory and services and set up customers, vendors and employees. Use Quickbooks invoicing process, bill payment, banking features, and charts of accounts and registers to manage all aspects of your business. Students will have to purchase the Quickbooks textbook, “Get Going With Quickbooks 2015” Ask for ordering information at registration. Tuition $69 Tue 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 2/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-4:00pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 4/11 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Quickbooks Level II

320528

Keep going with Quickbooks by customizing your company’s forms and templates. Explore Quickbooks outstanding report features including the ability to create graphs that track your business. Learn to manage credit cards, assets, and liability accounts. Use Quickbooks as an easy method to track and pay sales tax and do your payroll. Students will need to purchase the textbook “Keep Going With Quickbooks 2015” ISBN # 978-1-942020-01-1. Ask for ordering information at registration. Tuition $69 Tue 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 2/21 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-4:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Job Readiness Accounting Made Easy Part I 450161

Students will learn accounting by simplifying accounting principles. You will create your own company and use real accounting transactions as you open a business. This class is designed for those who would like to obtain a job in the accounting field, but lack the knowledge to do so. Ismael Diaz will teach everything you need to know to get a job in the easiest way that you could possibly learn it -- with real world experience. Students will need to purchase the textbook College Accounting (ISBN 9780618824175.) Instructor will have a few books to rent out to students. Please contact 3978100, if interested. Instructor: Diaz Tuition $160 T,Th 10 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C104 T,Th 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Accounting Made Easy Part II 450162

Now that you have finished the first part, it’s time for Mr. Diaz to teach you how to handle cash, open a checking account, reconcile a bank account, and establish a petty cash account. You will also learn how to prepare payroll. You will learn how to distinguish between employee and independent contractor payrolls, employee earnings and deductions, payroll records, employer taxes/ reporting, and much more. Instructor: Diaz Tuition $160 T,Th 10 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 2/28 Northside Learning Ctr C104 T,Th 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/28 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Grant Writing Introduction to Grant Writing

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310164

A basic course for those new to the grant proposal writing process or those wanting a refresher. Participants will gain an overview of philanthropy and learn how to conduct research for private foundations that make grants to nonprofit organizations. They will also learn the components of a grant and how to construct a winning proposal. Attention will also be given to the importance of planning and cultivation of potential corporate and foundation donors. Instructor: Garcia Tuition $89 Fri 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 2/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate Program 320560

Gain knowledge of business communication and corporate etiquette skills. Grow through personal development that will prepare you for your next career move. Use Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Powerpoint programs with a focus on use in an office environment. In addition, you will create an effective resume and learn the skills to ace job interviews. This 36-hour course will assist you as you interface with other employees, your customers, your board, and senior management within your company. Learn the essentials that are vital in your position in today’s work environment. You will need to purchase the textbook prior to class. Prerequisite: Intro to Personal Computers Please purchase the following book: ISBN#9780749453459 ---- The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook Author: Sue France Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $180 M,W 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr D114

Resume Building & Interview Preparation 310277

Master the art of resume writing and interviewing. Understand what employers want to see on professional resume. Find out the types of questions commonly asked in interviews and the best way to answer those questions. This two-hour course is intended to provide techniques for structuring an effective resume and developing a sound approach to interview preparation. Instructor: Williams Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-11:30am 1/21 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Sat 1 session 9:00am-11:30am 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Sat 1 session 9:00am-11:30am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Spring 2017


Professional Development The Magnificent Seven: Creating & Using a Code of Conduct 310280

Nonprofits directors and small business owners will develop a user-friendly code of conduct specific to their organization and learn how to use the code to manage risk, to train and assess staff, to make better hiring decisions, and to market their enterprise. Course objectives include: Need for written business ethics, hidden value of risk management and staff engagement. Instructor: Garant Tuition $79 Tue 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 1/17 Northside Learning Ctr B101A

Project Management in the Workplace

960008

Fundamentals of Supervision & Management 310257

If you have recently been promoted to a supervisory position or want to learn how to become a more effective manager, master the basics of business by learning the language of management. Learn the keys to making a successful transition from employee to manager. You’ll learn how to manage your time, delegate responsibility, motivate your employees, solve problems, and resolve conflicts. By the end of the class, you will be able to influence and direct other people’s performance so you can accomplish your job more effectively. Instructor: Garcia Tuition $89 Fri 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 4/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Are you being assigned projects but don’t know where to start? Learn the must-dos of managing a project, whether you’re a new project manager, de-facto project manager or executive ready to kick off an important project. Learn some reallife tricks of the trade from a more-than 15 year certified Project Management Professional. Instructor: Gamez-Smith Materials Fee $8 Tuition $35 T,Th 4 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/21 O’Connor HS G114

Systems Thinking & Systems Dynamics

310281

Learn the fundamental skills used by practitioners in tackling complex issues and understanding relationships within organizational environments under the philosophy/methodology of Systems Thinking & Systems Dynamics (ST/SD). The applications of ST/SD range throughout various industries, to include, business, healthcare, engineering, biology, etc. Attendees will be able to identify and make use of the basic structures found within ST/SD conceptual models, as well as, explain how ST/SD is an effective approach for problem solving. Instructor: Jaramillo Tuition $64 T,Th 2 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112 T,Th 2 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 4/11 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Become Your Own Boss Retire and Travel Free! 970040

If you’re near retirement, retired, re-tooling or changing careers, a student, or anyone who likes the idea of making additional income to support their travel dream and keep their retirement money in the bank, this class is for you. Learn over 200 ways to free vacations, fun work-trips & paid travel opportunities. Get tips on how to import, start your own business, write articles, shoot photos, blog, money-saving travel web sites, smart phone apps, packing light, solo travel, safety, health, learn how to avoid scams, negotiation tips, and the top 50 words to know in any language to travel anywhere. A $15 book fee is payable to instructor for class materials. Instructor: Henry Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/9 NEISD Community Learning Ctr 8750 Tesoro

Mystery Shopping: Get Paid to Shop

970022

Get paid to shop or keep the items you buy at local stores where you live or work and even when you go on vacation. Get the names and contact information for the top 100 reputable mystery shopping companies and how to avoid the scam companies. Learn how to play up your qualifications, fit mystery shopping into your daily schedule, & earn the most income. Sample applications and typical mystery shopping evaluations are included. A required materials fee of $15 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Henry Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 9:00am-11:30am 3/11 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Get Paid to Teach English

970023

Many jobs are available right now in the USA and worldwide. Teaching English is a high paying career & a great way to pay for your vacations. If you speak English, you can teach conversational English! You don’t have to be certified or speak the local language. Teach English on a free vacation, 2-month paid summer jobs, & full-time jobs that earn up to $90K a year. Learn the best paying jobs, qualifications, certification programs (TEFL, TESL, CELTA, RSA, etc), & specific hiring organizations. Plus tips for K-12 teachers, university professors and school administrators. $15 materials fee is payable to instructor. Instructor: Henry Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-2:30pm 3/11 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Lead A Tour: Get Paid to be a Tour Guide

240142

CLASS OFFERED 1X THIS YEAR! If you love to travel, learn about the many well-paying professional tour director jobs available right now! Learn the qualifications needed, the 5 easy ways to get a job in the tour industry, techniques for designing excellent tours, negotiating group discounts, tour director salaries, and 101 ways to promote your tour & make it a success. Instructor, Gina Henry leads tours worldwide and is an ITMI certified tour director. The $15 book fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Henry Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 3:00pm-5:30pm 3/11 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Voice-Overs: Make Money with Your Voice 510001

Learn about the exciting world of the Voice Over Industry from audio books to commercials. Discover the plentiful opportunities available, the skills needed for voice talent, and the major requirement you must possess. In this highly interactive class, participants will practice a variety of voice over exercises with Voice Over Coach Janice Dean. Each student will perform and record a short commercial with playback. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 2/27 Northside Learning Ctr C112

How to Make Money Renting a Room in your Home

970035

Renting a room in your home is more complicated than just getting a body into that extra room and cashing a rent check. Maintaining a peaceful home environment while making extra money living with a stranger requires coordination and management. TExplore how to maintain privacy, safety, and control of your living environment; screen and select compatible tenants; manage the landlord-tenant relationship from move-in to move-out; and much more. A $10 book fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Martin Materials Fee $10 Tuition $20 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 2/23 O’Connor HS G111 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 4/10 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

Sidelines For Seniors

970003

25 Hot Home-Based Businesses To Start For Under $1000

310195

Retired doesn’t mean you need to live on a fixed income! Learn a variety of ways you can bring in extra money! These are parttime businesses and freelance gigs that are particularly well suited to those over 50. They can be fun, can be started with very little investment, and can greatly improve your financial situation. While doing fulltime business is always an option, learn about those opportunities that can easily fit into your lifestyle. $5 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Optional class manual on CD is available for $35 Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Thu 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 3/9 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Want to be your own boss, but not sure what kind of business to start? We’ll explore at least 25 profitable home-based businesses that you can start for less than $1000. In fact, many can be started for almost nothing. For each business, we’ll discuss start-up requirements and finding the market niches, as well as provide you with an action plan. For more information visit, www.bizshop. com. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Optional Manual on CD is available for $35. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Thu 1 session 6:15pm-9:15pm 3/9 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Small Business Success Boot Camp 310194

This three-hour seminar will jump start your small business by providing all the necessary basics -- licensing, accounting, pricing and marketing -- you need to get going. You’ll leave with a plan of action and a clear idea of what is required to be one of the business success stories instead of one of the business failure statistics. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Optional Small Business Manual on CD is available for $35. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 3/11 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Spring 2017


Selling Online

Real Estate

Money Management

Selling on Amazon & eBay, Buying on Alibaba

Real Estate Investing 101How to Get Started 970038

Keep More of the Money you Make

340095

Guide to Retirement Planning

340092

3050030

Amazon and Alibaba are the two major online retailers in the world. You can sell many items on Amazon and buy many products on Alibaba that are very inexpensive. To sell on Amazon is more difficult than eBay but can provide considerable income. The course is intended for beginners and should allow one to turn old books, etc, into cash. You will learn more than what Amazon has on its complicated website. Instructor: Klebe Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/22 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Sell Your Stuff On eBay, Craigslist, Etsy & More! 320419

Learn the tips and tricks of selling your new or used items on social media sites like Facebook, local sites like Craigslist, marketplaces like Amazon and Etsy, and more. All you need is a computer and something to sell (and we give you ways to get wholesale inventory as well). A $5 materials fee due in class. A $35 instructional manual on CD is available. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Fri 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 3/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Etsy for Beginners: Selling your Crafts Online 970036

The world’s largest website for handmade and vintage items is Etsy, and if you are an artist or crafter interested in selling your creations online, Etsy is where you should be. You’ll learn the basics of Etsy step-by-step, including opening an account, setting up shop, descriptions and tagging, shop policies, and more. Instructor: Perez Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Grow your Etsy Business

970037

If you already have an Etsy site for selling your handmade items online, come and learn more ways to grow your business and maximize your sales. Learn ways to enhance your shop, showcase your items, and market your business. You’ll check out examples of what works and what doesn’t and find out how to make your shop one that does. Instructor: Perez Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 3/30 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Spring 2017

Real Estate Investing is all about finding deals, structuring deals, and knowing exit strategies. Experienced Real Estate Attorney, Broker, & Investor, Victor M. Maas, will explain how to find deals, how to tie them up and what to do with them. Most deals involve little to no money on the part of the investor. Real Estate Investing is about profiting and not just rehabbing as TV shows would lead you to believe. We will cover lead generation, finding owners, making offers, forms & checklists, etc. Exit strategies will also be covered including wholesaling, lease options, owner financing, wraparound deals, renting, and rehab and flip deals. Instructor: Maas Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 3/25 KB Home Office

How to Find Unlimited Real Estate Deals 970039

Learning about Real Estate Investing will Net you Zero dollars unless you learn the most important skill, “How to Find Hidden Deals no Guru Will Teach You”. Experienced Real Estate Attorney, Broker, & Investor, Victor M. Maas, will explain how to find hidden real estate deals – pre-foreclosures, code violations, city liens, probates, divorces, delinquent taxes, bankruptcies, etc. Most deals involve little to no money on the part of the investor. Real Estate Investing is about profiting and not just rehabbing as TV shows would lead you to believe. Instructor: Maas Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 2/18 KB Home Office

Stage your Home to Sell it Fast

You can follow six steps to financial freedom! Participants will learn and leave with usable fun tools to help them budget, plan and increase their savings. If you want to keep more of the money you make, attend this class and learn some fun ways to think about and deal with money better. National Trainer and Top Producing Real Estate Agent, Cathy Naiser, presents techniques she has learned and used to live her dreams. Instructor: Naiser Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 3/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

You have worked a lifetime to achieve financial success. Learn how to properly set goals, calculate how much you’ll need to maintain your lifestyle as you define it throughout retirement. The retirement planning process is different than it was when you entered the workforce. You will receive a 230 page textbook covering all class topics. Most importantly, your instructors will explain why people run out of money in retirement and how you can plan to help make sure that it doesn’t happen to you. It is never too late to work toward financial peace of mind. Couples may attend together for only one registration fee. Both spouses must register into the class. Instructor: Financial Education Institute Tuition $60 M,W 2 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 2/6 Brandeis HS B116 T,Th 2 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 4/4 O’Connor HS G111

340096

Dress your house for success! Preparing your house before putting it on the market can set you apart from your competition, helping you sell for the highest profit in the least amount of time. Pam Hatch, an accredited professional home stager, will share her secrets for getting a home ready for sale. Discover the top ten tips for staging your home, from lighting to decluttering to how to make the best first impression. Instructor: Hatch Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C 104

PLEASE NOTE: Northside Independent School District offers classes to the public for purpose of information, instruction, enlightenment, and example ONLY. Such classes are NOT to be construed as endorsement or investment recommendations from the individual instructor, his/her company, or Northside School District.

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How to Win Scholarships 340091

Worried about how you or your child will pay for college? Afraid of drowning in a sea of student debt? Get empowered with the tips, tricks, insider information, inspiration, and know-how to afford the college of your choice and achieve your educational aspirations. There are billions of scholarship dollars out there for students with all types of interests, skills, and backgrounds. Learn how you can go to school debt free and even have extra cash to study abroad. Caleb Pendleton, a UTSA Business Management graduate and winner of more than $65,000 in scholarships and grants, will teach you the seven secrets to winning scholarships. You will get a proven step-by-step game plan that positions you to win big money for college regardless of your age, financial situation, or family background. As a previous scholarship applicant judge, he will also share with you insider tips and tricks that will make your application stand-out to judges. Learn the secrets for successfully finding, applying for, and winning big scholarship awards. Instructor: Pendleton Tuition $40 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/30 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/28 O’Connor HS G 109 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/28 O’Connor HS G 109 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 4/25 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Social Security Program 340094

Find out about retirement, survivor benefits, disability, Medicare and supplementary Security Income (SSI), as well as the Welfare Reform legislation and how it affects Social Security benefits and SSI payments. Learn all about the most convenient way of getting answers to your Social Security questions, such as what benefits does Social Security have to offer. Spokesperson Oscar Garcia will show you how you can apply for benefits, find answers, get retirement estimates and even get a replacement card. Instructor: Garcia F R E E Wed 1 session 1:00pm-2:30pm 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-7:30pm 1/26 O’Connor HS G 107

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Federal Civil Service Benefits 340090

Do you have questions about your benefits as a Federal employee, but no one to talk to in order to get answers? This course educates civil servants on the intricacies of their benefits and how they change. It covers both the CSRS and FERS Pension, Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), Social Security and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Answers to your questions and more will be provided. It’s never too early to be prepared and spouses are encouraged to attend. Instructor: Lindberg F R E E Wed 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/18 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 2/1 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Sat 1 session 10:00am-11:00am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 4/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Sat 1 session 10:00am-11:00am 5/6 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Reverse Mortgages: Because Retirement is Supposed to Be Fun! 340040

If you, or someone you love, is at least 62 years old and a homeowner, you should know all the facts about reverse mortgages. This important financial tool can provide peace of mind by allowing you to convert some of the equity in your home into tax-free cash through a variety of payment options. Best of all, you retain ownership and will NEVER have to make a payment for as long as you live in your home. Learn all the facts about reverse mortgages so that you can make better-informed financial decisions. This course is A MUST for all senior homeowners and their families. Instructor: Reisen Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Planning For Long Term Care

340046

Without a plan in place, the expense of long term care could wipe out a lifetime of savings. Explore your options regarding your long term care and learn what the State of Texas is offering in their Partnership Program to help. Instructor: Gelo Tuition $18 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 2/21 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

Shopping For A Funeral 340024

When it comes time to plan for a funeral, you need to know what your options are. Learn what questions you should be asking so that you and your family can make better, more practical decisions. Learn the legal requirements, rules and regulations binding the funeral industry, what you must do, and what choices you have. Bill Bischoff, (retired Air Force chaplain) of FuneralCaring USA, will provide sandwiches and drinks. CEUs are available from the National Association of Social Workers. Tuition $18 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/2 O’Connor HS G111

Senior Resources

450117

Learn about the many resources out there as we care for ourselves and/or care for the seniors in our lives. Experts from the Bexar Area Agency on Aging will provide information on their many free services, including Medicare Counseling, Medicare Fraud, Waste and Abuse prevention, Family Caregiver support, Long Term Care resources, Advance Directives, Direct Care Services such as homemaker/ chore services or installation of grab bars. Also included will be the unique resources available for veterans and grandparents caring for grandchildren. A comprehensive workshop to ensure you have the support you need to live well, feel well, and age well! Instructor: Banda F R E E Thu 1 session 2:00pm-3:45pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:15pm 3/8 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Senior Resource Symposium 8000032

The San Antonio Senior Resource Group is a team of senior care specialists. We are committed to helping seniors, and family and friends who care about them, become betterinformed about the services and resources that are available to them. Getting older can be challenging. Information, and a network of support, can help you navigate this process more successfully. Our workshop introduces seniors to an array of important topics that most will have to consider such as real estate services; financial strategies and planning; health and personal care; hospice needs, technology advances in health and wellness and mobility concerns. This workshop is helpful for everyone, but essential for anyone approaching, or in retirement. F R E E Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/8 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Spring 2017


Guide to Medicare Planning

8000039

You have some big decisions ahead of you when it comes to Medicare planning, but with so many choices, how do you know what option is best for you? The Guide Medicare Planning will teach you everything you need to know about Medicare in order to make the best decision available. You will start with the basics of part A and part B and then compare Medicare Advantage Plans with Supplements or Medigap Plans. Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and their importance will be discussed and information will be presented in a straightforward and simplified manner. Your instructor, Jordan Smith, Jr., CLTC, is a financial professional that specializes in Medicare planning, so sign up today in order to make an informed decision with regard to your healthcare. Instructor: Smith F R E E Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 3/21 O’Connor HS G 109 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 4/26 Brandeis HS B141

The ABCDs of Medicare 8000033

New to Medicare? Caring for someone on Medicare and you’d like to better understand their coverage? If so, we can help! State Certified benefits counselors with the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) will present on the different parts of Medicare. Please join us. Instructor: Banda F R E E Wed 1 session 2:00pm-3:45pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:15pm 3/22 Northside Learning Ctr C112

397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017

Who Decides? Guardianship & Powers of Attorney

8000045

Who takes over if you can’t take care of the everyday business living- things like paying bills, making doctors appointments, or getting the plumbing fixed? Who decides who takes over? Who decides someone needs to take over? The short answer is: it depends! Elder law attorney Carol Bertsch addresses what you need to think about for the future and explains the differences between guardianship and powers of attorney. Instructor: Bertsch F R E E Fri 1 session 10:00am-11:30am 2/10 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Estate Planning & How to Avoid a Guardianship

If you are over 50 and want to do something fun & rewarding Share Your

Love of Reading

Become an OASIS tutor and read to a child.

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Learn what documents are required for a good estate plan to ensure your wishes are followed after death and your estate is protected during incapacity. Also learn how to avoid a guardianship and stay independent. Instructor: Magoo Tuition $10 Mon 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 2/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/26 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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This course will review what Advanced Directives are, the evolution of how they came about, and the different facets. The importance of why all seniors and adults should have them will be reviewed and discussed. Included in the course will be what is a POA (Power of Attorney). Living Will, DNR and what they mean to each of us as patients and as healthcare consumers. There will be time for any questions. The course is taught by Dr. Robert Tavera, Board Certified Internist. Instructor: Tavera F R E E Mon 1 session 10:00am-11:00am 1/16 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 1 session 10:00am-11:00am 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 1 session 10:00am-11:00am 3/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111

OASIS The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program promotes literacy with a proven approach to help children read at grade level. For 18 years, OASIS Tutors have been helping children build reading skills, self-esteem and a positive attitude toward learning.

Call OASIS at 236-5954 or NISD at 397-8975 2201 St. Cloud San Antonio, TX 78228

• Complete in-depth training. with a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade • Meet child, one hour, one day a week. The OASIS program is sponsored by WellMed, The City of San Antonio, and Morningside Ministries.

All classes, including free classes, require prior registration. Please call 397-8100 or visit www.nisd.net/ace to register.

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Community Health Know the 10 Signs: Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

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If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features moving video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease encouraging early detection, early diagnosis and early intervention. Participants will be able to identify the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, understand what is involved in getting a diagnosis, identify risks and understand the benefits of early detection. Instructor: Funk F R E E Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 2/20 Brandeis HS B141

Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 8000035

This workshop, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, is for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a progressive and fatal brain disease that is the most common form of dementia. The workshop’s information includes: symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, causes and risk factors, how to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease, the benefits of early detection, how to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, stages of the disease, treatment, hope for the future, and ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help Instructor: Funk F R E E Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/27 Brandeis HS B141

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Effective Communication Strategies 8000036

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Instructor: Funk F R E E Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/6 Brandeis HS B141

Alzheimer’s Disease: Legal and Financial Planning 7000026

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is a workshop, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. Instructor: Funk F R E E Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/20 Brandeis HS B141

Alzheimer’s Communication And Behaviors 450167

Learn best ways to interact with the person with dementia and how to respond when dementia causes unpredictable behaviors. Decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. We will also discuss courses and treatments, prevalence and mortality of Alzheimer’s disease. Instructor: Funk F R E E Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 4/3 Brandeis HS B141

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Diabetes Self-Management Program 8000042

An Evidence-Based Self-Management Workshop developed at Stanford University The FREE Self-Management Program offered by Metro Health provides support for individuals to take control of their health. Through a series of six healthy living workshops, participants will learn skills to safely manage the symptoms of diabetes. Each workshop encourages participants to share experiences and support one another along the way. Topics covered include: controlling symptoms, exercise for strength and energy, healthy eating, meditation use, working with your doctor, setting goals, problem solving, relaxation techniques, and dealing with negative emotions. Workshops are open to adults with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. Instructor: Manzello F R E E Thu 6 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr C112

What is Lupus? An Inside Look

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Lupus is a serious and chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and tissue damage to virtually every organ system in the body. Nine out of ten individuals diagnosed with lupus are female and women of color and two to three times more likely to become diagnosed with this disease. We will discuss what Lupus is, how it may affect your body, and the the causes of Lupus. Instructor: Garza F R E E Wed 1 session 1:00pm-2:30pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-7:30pm 3/13 Brandeis HS B117 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-7:30pm 4/4 O’Connor HS G114

Multiple Sclerosis The Basics

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that attacks the central nervous system and interferes with the brains ability to send and receive messages. Learn about this disease in layman’s terms. MS affects 2.3 million people worldwide with one person an hour being newly diagnosed. This class is sponsored free by The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Instructor: Gray F R E E Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 3/8 Brandeis HS B141

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Safety Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

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For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Instructor: Funk F R E E Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 4/10 Brandeis HS B141

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace 450230

Mental health problems affect many employees — a fact that is usually overlooked because these disorders tend to be hidden at work. The stigma attached to having a mental health problem is such that employees may be reluctant to seek treatment —out of fear that they might jeopardize their jobs. Workplaces can benefit by fostering an attitude of support for employees who are struggling with mental health concerns and this course will offer best practice tools and tips for: reducing stigma, learning signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, substance use and suicide awareness, and managing your own wellness. Instructor: Cox Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/8 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Mental Health First Aid 440157

One in five Americans have a mental illness and many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Instructor: Cox Tuition $30 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-1:00pm 3/4 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Elder Crimes: What you Need to Know

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People over 56 are victimized by crime more often than any other demographic. Instructor Ian Lovestock, a certified Elder Crimes Specialist with 38 years of policing experience, will show how individuals and families can recognize and prevent abuse against seniors at home and in care facilities, including physical and emotional abuse and financial exploitation. Instructor: Lovestock Tuition $10 Thu 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Survival 101: Disaster Preparedness 8000031

The skills and knowledge you need to survive when disaster strikes. A short course on what every family needs to prepare and educate themselves about survival psychology and the skills necessary to stay safe in an urban environment following a natural or man-made disaster. We’ll covers basic first aid, hygiene skills, survival kit items, and mental preparedness. Instructor: Starr Tuition $20 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 3/29 Brandeis HS B141

Outdoor Survival Skills Everyone Should Know 650008

Common-sense, modern survival skills for the backyard or the backcountry. A short course on staying safe and in one piece if your car breaks down in the woods, you’re lost while hiking, or you become stranded in unfamiliar territory. We’ll cover attitude, adaptation, and awareness and will discuss and demonstrate survival kit components and methods of attracting attention of searchers, ensuring assistance and rescue. Instructor: Starr Tuition $20 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 4/3 Brandeis HS B141

CPR for Adults, Children, & Infants

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CPR with First Aid

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Learn techniques that could save someone’s life! Have a plan for an emergency and develop the skills necessary to help an adult, child or infant who is not breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. Learn the new CAB and early warning signs of stroke and cardiac arrest. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training will be included with this course. A two-year certification card will be provided at the completion of the course. Instructor: Battros Tuition $55 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:30pm 2/21 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:30pm 4/11 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Become certified in basic first aid, home safety, splinting, bleeding control, bandaging, victim assessment and adult, infant and child CPR. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training will be included with this course. This class is for non-medical personnel. This course meets the requirements for Foster care, Adoption and Child Care workers. Instructor: Battros Tuition $85 Tue 2 sessions 6:00pm-9:30pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Tue 2 sessions 6:00pm-9:30pm 5/2 Northside Learning Ctr A106

CPR for Health Care Providers 450137

CPR for adults, children, and infants will be covered in this class that provides the two year American Heart Association certification for medical personnel who need CPR for their employment. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training will be included in this course. Instructor: Battros Tuition $55 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:30pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:30pm 4/25 Northside Learning Ctr A106

All classes, including free classes, require prior registration. Please call 397-8100 or visit www.nisd.net/ace to register.

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Health & Wellness Essential Oils Basics

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Essential Oils have been used in daily life for centuries and can support a healthy body, lifestyle, and home. Explore the history of essential oils, how to select oils for specific purposes, and how to incorporate essential oils in every day living. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $15 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Essential Oils for Mood and Anxiety Issues 450176

Essential oils are uplifting and calming and much research has been done on how they affect us. Learn about the essential oils that have been studied for their ability to help with anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress. Get a chance to smell these amazing oils and take home a sample to experience yourself. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $15 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 2/15 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Essential Oils: 12 Oils of the Ancient Scriptures

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Learn about the twelve most significant oils found in the Bible, how they were used in ancient times, and how you can apply them today for health and healing. Attendees will be anointed with each of the twelve oils plus receive an oil to take home. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $15 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 3/22 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Essential Oils for Rest and Relaxation 450209

Learn how to use essential oils to help you relax, sleep better, and reduce stress. Experienced Aromatherapist Sue Roddy Stewart will teach you how to choose a quality essential oil, then share with you the many different oils and blends of oils that you can use to make your life a calmer, more relaxed place. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $15 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 4/5 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Essential Oils for Balancing the Chakras 450185

The body has seven main energy centers, called Chakras. When our Chakras are functioning correctly, we have a healthy body. Learn about the seven main Chakras, how what happens to us as children affects the health of our Chakras, and the essential oils that can balance them. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 4/26 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Understanding Your Chakras

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Heard the word “chakra”, but not sure what it is, how it works, what it does? This FUNshop will teach you the basics and some intermediate ways to understand, use and enhance your chakra energy centers. This is great for beginners as well as those who want just a little clarity and understanding. Instructor: Beatrice Tuition $68 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-9:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Reflexology 450228

Reflexology is a gentle pressure technique applied to the feet to alleviate foot discomfort and increase circulation. These techniques can be applied to oneself and in partner reflexology. Techniques in gentle massage to pressure points is emphasized along with simple reflexology tools such as rocks and pressure point balls. In addition, make organic foot cream from coconut oil and essential oils. Students will practice techniques on one another. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Thu 2 sessions 10:00am-11:30am 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Guided Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction 450226

Stress shows itself in muscle tension, headaches, high blood pressure, anxiety and other unhealthy states of being. Meditation is a proven way to learn relax and let go of that stress. We will begin class with a few minutes of gentle stretching followed by a guided meditation (lying down). Afterwards we will talk briefly about the meditation experience while sharing a cup of herbal tea. Bring your yoga mat and any pillows, bolsters, or light covers to make yourself comfortable. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $49 Mon 6 sessions 10:30am-12:00pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Mon 6 sessions 10:30am-12:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 3/22 Northside Learning Ctr C116

HealthRhythms: Beat Stress With Drumming 150049

HealthRhythms is a research-based group drumming recreational music-making protocol. Studies have demonstrated a boost to the immune system, improved mood states and reduced stress and burnout. No previous musical experience is needed, all instruments will be provided. HealthRhythms is not a drumming or performance -based class. It promotes communication and self-expression through the drum. Your instructor, Jorge Ochoa, is a trained REMO HealthRhythms Facilitator. HealthRhythms is Trademarked. Instructor: Ochoa Tuition $48 Mon 6 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr Portable 8B Mon 6 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr Portable 8B

For most classes, we can take registrations right up to the day of class. But don’t wait until the last minute. Classes often fill up!

Spring 2017


Personal Growth Tai Chi for Beginners

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Tai Chi is a gentle yet invigorating practice, incorporating deep breathing, a relaxed posture and a focus on inner mental and physical balance. Tai Chi has been shown to improve health and longevity, quality of life, improved flexibility and joint strength, and serenity of mind. No experience or uniform is required. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/12 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 1/14 Shaolin West SA Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 2/23 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 2/25 Shaolin West SA Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 4/6 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 4/8 Shaolin West SA

Qi Gong Exercise (I Chin Ching)

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I Chin Ching or Yijin jing roughly translates to the “change of tendon and muscle.” The idea is that by tensing your muscles through static holds/stretches and dynamic motions you can build stronger, more flexible muscles and tendons, while achieving better balance and coordination. That’s a lot of promise for just 49 exercises! Many of the Qi Gong exercises are similar to yoga postures and these can be done by anyone. No experience or uniform is required - just wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/11 Shaolin West SA Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 2/22 Shaolin West SA Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 4/5 Shaolin West SA

Basic Yoga with Monique

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Johnson-Dixon Tuition $49 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 1/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 1/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Basic Yoga

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Williams Tuition $49 Thu 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 1/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Keep the Goals You Set for the New Year!

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Too often we let our goals and resolutions go without achieving them. Learn Sox Steps to keep you focused and having a bigger life that you have had before. Participants will leave this seminar with some proven tools to help have extraordinary results in their lives. National Trainer and Top Producing Real Estate Agent Cathy Naiser presents techniques she has learned and used to have several very successful careers! Instructor: Naiser Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Addiction or Compulsion? 420185

Many individuals are realizing that addictive behaviors are increasing. Whether it is the internet, spending, or repetitive game playing, why are people caught in this loop? Dr. Irv Loev will address the major addictive disorders and suggest ways to eliminate them. Don’t be a victim of your addiction, learn how to overcome them. Instructor: Loev Tuition $23 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/16 Irv Loev Ph.D.

Living a Big Life

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Do you wake up excited about the day ahead? Is what you are doing nourishing your mind, body and soul? If not, a shift in perspective could be all you need. The extraordinarily successful people don’t do many different things with their lives, they do a few things really well. Living an empowered life also means to live the life you choose and not the life other people choose for you. This seminar will help you come to some important understandings about what you want in life and how to life YOUR LIFE. National Trainer and Top Producing Real Estate Agent, Cathy Naiser, presents techniques she has learned and used to live her dreams. Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Learning Skills

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Advanced Learning Strategies 490004

As taught at NASA headquarters! Do you want to read with greater focus and absorb information more quickly? Discover how to read without mentally “tuning out” or getting tired or bored. Find out how to quickly grasp needed information from books and documents and learn how to tap into the part of your brain that never forgets. Instructor Don Woodruff is the author of The Kangaroo Method: How To Unlock Your Verbal Intelligence. An optional materials fee of $20 for audio CD is payable to instructor at class.  Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 6:15pm-9:15pm 2/15 Northside Learning Ctr C112

The Last Vocabulary Class You’ll Ever Need 490013

It’s true that people judge you by the words you use. Discover how to crack open the meanings of words without using a dictionary and learn how to quickly build a powerful vocabulary using accelerated word-infusion techniques. Don Woodruff is the director of the Professional Vocabulary Institute. An optional $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor for the audio disk “40 Words Successful People Use.” Instructor: Woodruff Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:15pm-9:15pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Teach Your Kid to Study Like a Scientist 490022

Discover easy-to-apply study techniques to ensure your kids’ success in school and college. Learn how to maintain focus, find out how to read without “tuning out” or becoming sleepy, and practice study methods that ensure top grades. This class is for parents wanting to assist their younger and older children. Instructor Don Woodruff is the author of the book, Kangaroo Method: How To Unlock Your Verbal Intelligence. He has taught these methods to scientists at NASA Headquarters and around the world on Voice of America television. An optional materials fee of $20 for audio CD is payable to instructor at class. One child, age 10 and up, can attend with each registered adult. Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Genealogy Genealogy: Just the Beginning

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Preserve the past for future generations to come by beginning your family historical picture. In the first week you will learn how to begin your research and focus on using census records to find your ancestors. The second week we will discuss how to use the internet to find vital records, deeds, military, immigration and naturalization records. You’ll also learn about the various genealogy programs you can use. At the completion of this course you should be able to complete a family tree of five generations. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Genealogy: The Next Step

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Using Ancestry.com

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The class will focus on research techniques to locate information regarding your ancestors such as researching birth, marriage, and death records in the United States. You will learn about military records and how to research your ancestors in wars they may have fought in. This class will also cover researching immigration records along with learning how to prepare for visits to various repositories. You’ll also learn techniques to break down brick walls. This intermediate class is designed for students who have taken Genealogy - Just the Beginning or have some knowledge of genealogy research. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Start tracing your family history using Ancestry.com. This hands-on, computerbased course is for those new to the website or who have come to a road block and need direction on how to further research and create their family trees. Your experienced instructor will introduce you at a high-level how to use the search functions, understanding the “green leaf,” building a tree, and will cover each Category (Census, Birth, Newspapers, and etc.) You must be a current paid Ancestry.com subscriber in order to see all documents and enroll in the class. Instructor: Salazar Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/2 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Advanced Ancestry.com 7700029

Use Ancestry.com on a deeper level. This hands-on, computer-based course will teach you how to upload photos and documents, connect to existing family trees, use the AncestryApp, DNA networking, accessing international records, understanding of sources/databases, Advanced Search, and explore the “green leaf” a lot further. You must be a current paid Ancestry.com subscriber in order to see all documents and enroll in the class. Instructor: Salazar Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Genealogy: Bexar County and Texas Research

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Start and enhance your family tree using various local and state websites and on-site locations specifically for San Antonio, Bexar County and other Texas cities. We will review the functions, viewing, and incorporating data from these sites into your family tree such as marriage licenses, death certificates, census records, land grants/records, virtual cemeteries, and Spanish Archives dating back to 1850s. We’ll discuss local free resources that can provide additional data not found on the Internet such as local libraries, court houses, genealogy clubs, and Catholic churches. These nonInternet sites can provide marriage and baptismal certificates. Please bring the following information with you: names, birth/ death dates, and birth/death locations on the first day of class. Instructor: Salazar Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/20 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Science & Discovery

Writing

Discover the Past through Underwater Archaeology 7700031

Explore cultures through the lens of archaeology beneath the waves. Learn about methods used by underwater archaeologists and discoveries of shipwrecks, pirates, and sunken cities! Also, get up close and personal with several artifacts housed at UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research! Instructor: Lytle Tuition $29 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/8 UTSA CAR Legacy Room

Discover the Past through Archaeology: The Ancient Kitchen 7700032

Explore cultures through the lens of archaeology. Get up close and personal with several artifacts housed at UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research! This class will look at the archaeological discoveries of ancient foods from around the world. Learn about how these dishes came to be preserved for thousands of years and what archaeologists have learned from their remains. We will also be recreating one of these recipes in class! Tuition cost includes ingredients for recipe. Instructor: Lytle Tuition $35 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/19 UTSA CAR Legacy Room

Introduction to Gemstones 7700027

Start on your journey to becoming a knowledgeable gemstone collector. Gain a basic knowledge of precious and semiprecious gemstones by examining actual stones, exploring their origins, and learning their values. Explore the mystic power of birthstones, learn to distinguish natural gemstones from imitation, and discover the amazing transformation of rough to finished gemstones. You’ll also get an introduction to rock collecting, with an emphasis on Texas collecting sites. Instructor: Speck Tuition $35 Thu 2 sessions 7:00pm-9:30pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Become a National Weather Service SKYWARN Storm Spotter 7700025

Train to become a SKYWARN storm spotter and be part of the ranks of citizens who form the Nation’s first line of defense against severe weather. SKYWARN volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service. You’ll learn basics of thunderstorm development and structure, how to identify potential severe weather features, how and what information to report to the National Weather Service, and basic severe weather safety. Instructor: Runyen F R E E Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/1 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Become a National Weather Service SKYWARN Storm Spotter Part 2 7700026

Students in the advanced class will build off what they have learned in the Basic SKYWARN Storm Spotter class. You’ll learn detailed information on storm development, severe weather parameters and indices, spotter placement, and radar technology and interpretation. It is highly encouraged that students have completed a National Weather Service Basic class in the past year before attending an Advanced SKYWARN Storm Spotter class. Instructor: Runyen F R E E Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/26 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Write and Publish your Family History

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Write that Self-Help Book Now!

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Now’s the time to write that family history. We’ll start with how to conduct an oral interview and how to gather and organize your information. We’ll have a writing exercise each class to help you plan and write your story to completion. We’ll talk about how to get beyond dry name and date reporting to bringing history and true characters to life. We will submit completed articles to genealogical or historical journals for publication. Bring a journal, ipad, or laptop. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $55 M,W 8 sessions 1:00pm-2:30pm 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104

It’s all in the planning. This class helps you plan a multiple chapter book of self-help or instruction and finally break the ice to get you started. You’ll finish the class with an outline, table of contents, first chapter, and a letter of submission to a publisher. We will conclude the class with one-on-one conferences for editing and style. Bring a journal, ipad, or laptop. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $55 M,W 8 sessions 1:00pm-2:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C104

“No Shows” are not refundable. To obtain a refund, you must cancel your registration at least two days before the first class meeting.

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Languages

Music

Spanish Beginning: Level 1

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By mastering the sound system, vocabulary, word order and fundamentals of grammar, the rest of the communication comes easier. Conversations will include culture, customs, history and literature to enable students to understand the background of the language. Emphasis will be on listening and speaking. You will need to purchase the book yourself and bring it to class. Books are available online at http:// www.perfectionlearning.co or call 800831-4190. We will be using the book ‘Spanish Is Fun’ ISBN # 978-1-56765815-6 the 4th edition. Instructor: Garza Tuition $115 M,W 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 2/6 Brandeis HS B118 M,W 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 3/20 Brandeis HS B118

Conversational Spanish 2

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Learning Spanish has never felt less intimidating. In this six week course, students will continue to build upon the skills that they learned in Conversational Spanish 1. As part of the course, students will also learn about various cultural traditions. The following book is required for the course: Easy Spanish Step by Step by Barbara B. Regstein, McGraw Hill, ISBN 978-0-07146338-6, $12.95. Conversational Spanish part 1 is a requirement. Instructor: Cadena Tuition $115 Sat 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Italian for Beginners

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An opportunity to enable you to achieve basic two-way understanding with Italians in uncomplicated, practical, everyday situations. Learn to feel at ease with the language when traveling in Italy for a more rewarding visit. Students may bring their own tape recorders if they like. You will need to purchase the book Get Started In Italian ISBN# 978-0-07-175007-3. Instructor: Hughes Tuition $115 Thu 8 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/26 O’Connor HS G112

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Conversational German 140002

German is an exciting and enriching language, with many applications in travel, art history, and literature. This class will give you a beginner’s conversational speaking ability in German along with some practical and cultural tips. You’ll be able to travel, order in a restaurant, shop, or expand your knowledge of the country and its people. Purchase the Living Language German course book (ISBN: 0307478556) prior to the first class. Instructor: Rosario Tuition $114 T,Th 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 2/7 O’Connor HS G110

Chinese Mandarin

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A beginning class in Conversational Chinese using Mandarin, the national standard language in China. There are 142 dialects in China, you will learn the basics of the most important one, written characters, both numbers and vocabulary, that are common to all. At the end of class you will be able to properly pronounce approximately 150 words and be able to converse about health, time, weather and money, count to 1,000 and read and write numbers 1 through 999. Students can purchase the textbook ‘Conversational Mandarin Chinese Online, Simplified Character Version’ by Tien-Wei Xie, from the instructor at the first class session for $18. The textbook can also be purchased online but should wait until the week before the first class date, in case the class is cancelled due to insufficient registrations. Instructor: Beekley Tuition $115 Wed 8 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 2/8 Brandeis HS B121

Sign Language

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If you want to communicate with a friend or loved one in basic American Sign Language, join us in learning finger spelling and sign as appropriate for home and school situations. You will leave the class with a basic vocabulary of 500 words or more. The book used is ‘A Basic Course in American Sign Language’ (T.J. Publishers ISBN#0932666426) spiral bound. You will need to purchase your own book. Instructor: Shoemake Tuition $99 Tue 8 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/24 O’Connor HS G111

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Guitar for Teens and Adults Beginning 150003

A basic introduction to guitar playing for teen and adult students. Topics include timing, open string chords, notes in first position, elements of reading music, and application of lead and rhythm guitar playing through familiar songs. Please bring your own acoustic guitar. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 1/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Guitar for Teens and Adults Beyond Beginning 150006

This is a follow up course for those students who have taken a beginning guitar class. Basic knowledge of open string chords and notes is helpful. Emphasis will be on playing popular songs in class. Topics include barre chords, scales, lead and rhythm playing, and music theory. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 Mon 6 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 1/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Mon 6 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Rock Guitar for Teens

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This intermediate level class will work on bar chords, power chords, and basic rock progressions. Learn the basics of rock rudiments such as right-hand picking and left-hand exercises. Scales for this genre will also be introduced. Acoustic and electric guitars are welcomed; make sure to bring a small amp if you are using an electric guitar. Be ready to learn the basics to rock out! Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 Tue 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Piano Workshop Jazz Guitar

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This intermediate level class will work on jazz chord voicing and progressions. A moderate amount of music theory and fingerboard essentials will be studied, as well as scales for this style. Electric guitars would be best, but acoustic guitars are welcomed. A small amp is required for electric guitars. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 Tue 6 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 6 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Instant Guitar for Busy People

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In just a few hours, learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach how chords work in a song, how to form the three main types of chords, how to tune your guitar, basic strumming patterns, how to play along with simple tunes, and how to buy a good guitar. Ages 13 and up are welcome. The $29 materials fee payable to the instructor in class includes a workbook and 60 minute practice CD or Cassette. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 3:00pm-5:30pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Violin for Teens & Adults 101 150068

Ever wanted to recreate the beautiful sounds of the violin. Learn the basics of first position notes, posture, and creating a smooth tone. You will get to know simple and familiar songs. No musical background is needed. Please bring your own instrument and folding stand. The material fee of $10 will be collected for the required book Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $10 Tuition $119 Sun 6 sessions 2:45pm-3:45pm 1/8 Texas Strings Sun 6 sessions 2:45pm-3:45pm 2/19 Texas Strings Sun 6 sessions 2:45pm-3:45pm 4/2 Texas Strings

Violin for Teens & Adults 102 150070

Expand on the basics of the violin either after taking the Violin 101 class or with some string instrument background. Must know the basics of first position notes and posture. You will get to know simple and familiar songs. Please bring your own instrument and folding stand. If you did not take Violin for Teens and Adults 101, the material fee of $10 will be collected for the required book. Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $10 Tuition $119 Sun 6 sessions 1:45pm-2:45pm 1/8 Texas Strings Sun 6 sessions 1:45pm-2:45pm 2/19 Texas Strings Sun 6 sessions 1:45pm-2:45pm 4/2 Texas Strings

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How To Play the Piano By Ear

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Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. The $29 materials fee payable to the instructor in class includes a workbook and 60 minute practice CD or Cassette. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 8:30am-11:30am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to ‘Instant Piano’ class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Prior experience with chords recommended. The materials fee of $29 for the ‘How To Play Piano by Ear’ book and practice CD will be collected in class by the instructor. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 12:15pm-2:45pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Dance A Taste of Dance

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Here’s the opportunity that you’ve been waiting for! A chance to watch entertaining dance performances and take mini-lessons in various dance styles, such as Latin, country & western, ballroom and more for FREE in this Taste of Dance Saturday Workshop. No Dance Experience Necessary! F R E E Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 1/21 Studio One

Night of Dance

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Waltz Under the Stars

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A chance to watch entertaining dance performances and take mini-lessons in various dance styles, such as Club Style Latin, Country & Western, and Ballroom for FREE in this Night of Dance Workshop. No Dance Experience Necessary! F R E E Fri 1 session 8:00pm-10:00pm 2/24 Studio One Fri 1 session 8:00pm-10:00pm 4/21 Studio One

Enjoy learning the fundamentals of the beautiful romantic Ballroom Dance: The Waltz. In this FREE four-week series, your patient instructor will guide you through the essential elements of the Waltz in a beautiful natural setting: outside under the stars. Each class ends with the chance to practice your newly learned dance moves in a general dancing session. F R E E Wed 4 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/8 Travis Park

Introduction to Ballroom Dance

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Professional Dance Instructors will teach you some of the wonderful dances of the past and present. The Foxtrot and Waltz are classy dances that will give you that impressive edge at the next social event of the season. So, put your dancing shoes on and get ready to start gliding, promenading and box-stepping. No partner necessary. Tuition $55 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/25 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 3/8 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 3/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Introduction to Latin Dancing

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Spice up the dance floor in our Latin Rhythms dance class! Enjoy learning the Rumba, the ChaCha and sassy Mambo. Specifically designed to teach you the footwork and moves you need to shine. No dance experience necessary. Tuition $55 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/25 Studio One

Introduction to Salsa

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Learn the latest Salsa Club dance moves and show everyone how well you can strut your stuff on the dance floor. Your talented instructors will show you how easy and fun it is to learn how to Salsa Dance. Tuition $55 Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/26 Studio One Sat 6 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 1/28 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 3/9 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 3/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Argentine Tango

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Argentine tango has been thrilling dancers for more than 100 years. Tango is loved by dancers and audiences for its beauty, passion, drama and excitement. Enjoy learning the following elements of tango: walking, turning, stopping, navigation, and some embellishments. Tuition $55 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 3/8 Studio One

Introduction to Bachata

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Spice up the dance floor with the hottest moves from two of the most popular Latin dance style: Bachata. Our professional dance instructor will teach you the basic steps of these passionate, energetic, and easy to learn fun dances. Tuition $55 Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/26 Studio One Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 3/9 Studio One

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Tejano Dancing

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So you’ve seen your family dancing Tejano & Cumbia and now it’s your turn to learn the popular, fun and energizing Tejano & Cumbia Dances. Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 3/7 Studio One

Country and Western Two-Step & Waltz 1200006

Enjoy learning two of the most traditional country and western dances, the two-step and waltz. Our professional and award winning dance instructors will show you how easy it is to learn the basic steps! Before you know it, you will be two-stepping, gliding, turning and spinning all around the dance floor. Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/24 Studio One Sat 6 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 1/28 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tue 6 sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm 3/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Country and Western Swing

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Learn how to do the latest country swing dance moves that everyone in the dance clubs and parties are doing! Find out how easy it is to twist and twirl all around the dance floor! Partner not required. Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 3/7 Studio One

Line Dancing

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Have a great time learning some of the fun line dances that everyone is dancing at all the parties and clubs. Your Award winning dance instructor, will show you how to do the Cupid Shuffle, Electric Slide, Boot Scootin Boogie, Goodtime and more! Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/24 Studio One

Daytime Line Dancing 1200221

Have a great time learning some of the most fun line dances that everyone is dancing at all the parties and clubs. Your talented instructor will show you how to do the Cupid Shuffle, Electric Slide, Boot Scootin Boogie, Goodtime and more! Tuition $35 Thu 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 3/30 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Fine Arts Oil Painting with Ahuva 110051

Award-winning instructor Ahuva Shweiki will guide you step-by-step through the techniques of oil painting. Color mixing theory, composition, light and shadow techniques will all come together in a beautiful painting suitable for framing. Class is designed for beginners but experienced painters are welcome. A $5 fee for a color mixing chart and subject photograph is payable to the instructor in class. Students must provide their own supplies. Instructor: Shweiki Materials Fee $5 Tuition $129 Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Fri 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 1/27 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Fri 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 3/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Watercolor Painting

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A must-take class for the beginning painter with step-by-step instructions. Each student will leave with a sound knowledge of color theory, drawing, moisture control, wetinto-wet techniques, graded washes, glazing, negative painting, focal points, and composition. Complete the class with your first masterpiece suitable for framing. A $5 fee for a color mixing chart and subject photograph is payable to the instructor in class. Students must provide their own supplies. Instructor: Shweiki Materials Fee $5 Tuition $129 Fri 6 sessions 12:15pm-3:15pm 1/27 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 6 sessions 6:15pm-9:15pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Fri 6 sessions 12:15pm-3:15pm 3/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Acrylics: Level 1

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So you liked painting with your friends at the last party? Learning the theory and practice of painting is your next step. Explore color mixing, the color wheel, values, and basic color theory and principles. Complete your first painting using a monochromatic color scheme in acrylics and be ready to continue on learning the fundamentals of painting. The $30 materials fee payable to the instructor will provide all materials needed. Instructor: Garza Materials Fee $30 Tuition $59 Sat 4 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Wed 4 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 4/5 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 4/6 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Sat 4 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Acrylics: Level 2 Fundamentals 110172

Master the fundamentals of acrylic painting as you explore principles and theory of color mixing, color schemes, and warm and cool primaries. Learn about value, compliments, triad, analogous and a monochromatic hues, the color wheel, how to lay our your palette and keep order while you work. We’ll discuss composition, selecting an under painting color, and how to create a focal point. You’ll learn canvas preparation, texturizing, and interesting background techniques, all in preparation for your creating your own painting masterpiece 11 x 14 or larger. Group critiques will be held weekly to constructively discuss painting challenges. Prerequisite: Intro to Painting. An optional $30 supply fee provides paint and one canvas. A supply list is available for those who wish to get their own supplies. Instructor: Garza Tuition $89 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 2/1 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Sat 6 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 3/4 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Acrylics Level 3: Skilled 110173

For experienced acrylic painting students, this class is an ongoing exploration and independent study through painting on canvas or paper. Continue your painting education with review and extended study of color mixing, color schemes, values, temperature, harmony, and composition. Learn the use and benefit of a wet palette, mixed media, and working the palette in an organized method. This will be an ongoing independent study (with expert guidance, of course) on a subject of your choosing, with weekly critiques to discuss individual paintings and creative challenges as they arise. Prerequisite: Intro to Painting and Acrylics Fundamentals Instructor: Garza Tuition $89 Thu 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Mixed Media: Altered Book Pages

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Mixed Media: Sail Away

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Using book pages as a background, create at least three unique works on canvas board using a different medium for each one. Explore the use of watercolor, chalk pastel, colored pencil, acrylic and more. Choose from one of two patterns, or create your own. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $20 Tuition $35 Mon 2 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 4/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Create an abstract harbor or river scene with a sail boat in the foreground gliding on the breeze. You’ll work with acrylic on canvas board, embellished with paper, fabric, and gesso. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class and provides all supplies. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $20 Tuition $49 Mon 3 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Crafting Art and Design with Alcohol Inks and Other Techniques

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If you think you can’t do art, this is the class for you. We will use alcohol inks to make representational and abstract art that you will be proud to frame and hang or even wear. We will experiment with a number of other techniques such as marbling and making our own stamps and stencils to use with any medium. At the end of the session, we’ll upload our designs to put on fabric or make ready to frame. A supply kit will be provided for you on the first day of class or ask for a supply list at registration. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Robinson Materials Fee $15 Tuition $49 Tue 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Tue 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Drawing in Color I

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There is a fine art to layering and burnishing colors to create depth that is useful for portraits, still life, and landscape art. Beginning and advanced art students will enjoy working with the versatile Prismacolor pencils. Guided step-by-step through a series of exercises, you will gain a deeper understanding of color theory that will help in all aspects of drawing and painting. You will also learn about under painting in this mixedmedia drawing class. The $10 supply fee payable to the instructor in class provides everything needed. Instructor: Fluke Materials Fee $10 Tuition $95 Sat 4 sessions 9:30am-12:00pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Zentangles, Dangles, and Doodles

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Using patterns and pencils, markers, or watercolors to create beautiful images, the Zentangle style of drawing is both creative and relaxing. Through repetitive, simple steps, you’ll build unique, creative drawings limited only by your imagination. Artists and non-artists of any skill level, age, or interest will enjoy this art form that’s a creative and “Zen” way to relaxation. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $49 Thu 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Calligraphy: The Ancient Art of Uncial 110245

Decorating Ukrainian Easter Eggs - Pysanky 110157

Calligraphy: The Art of Beautiful Writing

Painted Wooden Easter Eggs

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Polymer Clay Roses

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The Uncial style of lettering, used in The Book of Kells, dates back to the 4th century and is considered sacred. Calligrapher Deborah Bowen will introduce you to fun variations of this unique, all-capital style of writing. Beautiful projects like decorated envelopes combine scripting and color and will help you master this beautiful art form. The $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 Wed 4 sessions 9:30am-11:30am 2/1 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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With its roots in the Italian Renaissance, Italic lettering is a classic and beautiful style of calligraphy. Calligrapher Deborah Bowen will introduce you to this elegant form of writing through projects like decorated envelopes and art pieces you’ll be proud to display. The $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor provides all materials needed. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $20 Tuition $85 Sat 3 sessions 1:00pm-3:30pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Calligraphy: A Mini Class for Valentine’s Day 110291

Show your love with a beautiful, handcrafted Valentine, created with basic calligraphy techniques, rich colors and glittering metallics. These gifts of the heart will be more valuable than any present you can buy and will be cherished by the recipient. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:30pm-3:30pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C106

A Pysanka is a Ukrainian egg decorated using a wax-resist method, where the designs are written with beeswax. Our instructor will teach you how to create this very special art form just in time for Easter. A supply fee of $20 is payable at the first night and provides the egg kit. A supply list for additional items needed will be given at registration. Please register early as kits have to be purchased 3 weeks ahead of time. Instructor: Houston Materials Fee $20 Tuition $29 Sat 2 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 3/4 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Create a wooden egg that will become a keepsake for many Easters to come. Using acrylic paints and a graphite transfer method, you’ll design a gorgeous Easter egg that can be personalized for a very special child or family member. A supply fee of $7 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Houston Materials Fee $7 Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/27 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Capture the beauty of long stem roses forever by making them from polymer clay. Use these delicate but durable roses in home decor, jewelry, or as gifts. In just three hours, you will learn to make roses that look so real people will have to touch them to find out they are clay. Students will make one full bloom rose and one bud in class. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor. A small supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Houston Materials Fee $5 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 4/17 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Calligraphy: A Mini Class for Weddings & Special Occasions 110187

Calligraphy is an art form that can take years to master, but this mini-class will teach you basic calligraphy techniques to give extra flair and beauty to your invitations, place cards, decorations, and thank you notes. A $10 supply fee payable to the instructor will provide paper, handouts, and a pen for you to keep. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:30pm-3:30pm 3/4 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017


Jewelry Making Giant Paper Flowers

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Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and flowers go hand in hand. For an awesome décor and/or backdrop, try super-sizing them. Making your own giant paper flowers is an economical way to add to your wedding or special event, and with the colorful schemes your guest will be in awe of them. The giant paper flowers will look awesome with almost endless themes. A wall of giant paper flowers will make a show-stopping backdrop for a photo booth or for a giant photo frame. You can make the flowers in any color. You will be given multiple patterns. I’ll show you how to put together and how to create your frame or backdrop. You just need paper, scissors, hot glue and tape. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Materials Fee $5 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/30 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 4/20 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Easter Cards and Treats

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Easter is always special and you can wow your family and friends with something only the Easter Bunny will bring. Learn how to make beautiful Easter or Spring cards using a variety of paper crafting tools to create two special cards, envelopes included. We will explore different ways to stamp, die cut, emboss, score, and fuse different mediums to create cards for your special person. We will use the same paper crafting tools and materials to create a special one of a kind Easter treat box and make our own chocolate treats to put into the box. Other treats will also be provided for the box. A $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Dixon Materials Fee $7 Tuition $15 Mon 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/10 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Spring 2017

Silhouette Secrets Part 1: Electronic Cutting Machine Basics 110243

So you’ve just taken your new Silhouette cutting machine out of the box—now what?! Take a tour of the Silhouette Studio v3 software (PC version) and learn just what you can do with your versatile machine (SD, Portrait or Cameo). Even if you don’t own a Silhouette cutter yet, join us for an informative overview of the basic features and endless creative possibilities. Laptops encouraged but not required. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 4/5 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Silhouette Secrets Part 2: Beyond the Basics 110330

Now that you have some successful cuts under your belt, you’ll want to know more about what your machine and the Silhouette Studio software (PC version) can do! Learn about different types of supported files and how to create your own designs from scratch. Familiarize yourself with the various media that your Silhouette can cut and how to use it for more than just cutting. Laptops encouraged but not required. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $5 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 4/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Gemstones and Lapidary Arts

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Learn the art of lapidary, cutting and polishing gemstones that can be used to make beautiful jewelry. Using diamondbased lapidary equipment, each participant will make two or three finished gemstones and one piece of jewelry. No prior experience is required. All that is required is the desire to create your own valuable gemstones. Special thanks goes to The Southwest Gem and Mineral Society in San Antonio for supplying the lapidary equipment used in the class. A supply fee of $30 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Speck Materials Fee $30 Tuition $55 Thu 4 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 3/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Fri 3 sessions 1:00pm-3:30pm 3/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Jewelry Basics

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Learn the fundamentals of jewelry making so you can create your own fabulous pieces for gifting and keeping. Learn basic terminology, tool selection and use, and jewelry techniques, including crimping, creating loops and working with findings. Explore basic jewelry design as you create a bracelet and matching earrings. Tools will be provided for classroom use. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 2/16 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Memory Wire Bracelet 560105

Make a memory wire bracelet that flexes to fit any wrist size with a set of earrings to match. Students will learn how to form and string bracelets, as well as how to attach their choice of beads to earring wires. A variety of beads and wire for the bracelets will be provided by the instructor, plus two types of pierced ear wires: fish hook and lever back. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Landrum Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Ladder Yarn Necklace 560106

Create an adjustable delicate, multi-layered necklace using ladder yarn and a special bead. Ideal for dress or casual or as fun and unique gifts. All supplies will be provided by the instructor, and extra packages of yarn lengths and beads will be available for purchase in case you wish to make others at home. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Landrum Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 2/22 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Glass Crafting

Sewing & Needlecraft

Inking Around

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Fused Picture Frame

Frit Slurry Flowers

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Stained Glass: Tiffany Foil Method Boot Camp 110313

This is a great workshop for having fun while playing with color. You will get to play on several different surfaces and learn different options for the application of these inks. This is good for any age group. Come have some fun with us! A supply fee of $25 is payable to the studio. Materials Fee $25 Tuition $65 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/19 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

These 10” flowers will be uniquely your design. You will select your colors and style, no two are alike. We will make 1 flower and you may choose to make an additional one for $25.00. The $25 materials fee is payable to the studio. Materials Fee $25 Tuition $75 Tue 2 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/31 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Painted Butterfly Panel 110362

This Monarch butterfly will look great wherever you decide to display it. And you will be amazed at how easy it will be for you to paint this butterfly on glass. Join us as we walk you through this fun and easy painting experience. A $25 supply fee is payable to the studio. Materials Fee $25 Tuition $50 Sat 1 session 9:00am-2:00pm 2/11 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Fused Garden Stake

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This garden stake gets better with age. You will create and fuse your unique design and then it will be hung from a copper stand. The finishing touch, if you choose, will be dangles from the bottom piece of copper. A $20 supply fee is payable to the studio. Materials Fee $20 Tuition $40 Wed 2 sessions 10:30am-12:30pm 2/15 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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As you get ready for life events, this project will make a great wedding gift, baby gift, graduation gift or teacher gift. Once it is created, we will fuse it and attach the holder making it ready for pick up at a later date. No experience necessary. A supply fee of $15 is payable at the studio. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $30 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/7 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Learn the Tiffany Foil method of creating stained glass while making your own beautiful glass window. You’ll learn the ins and outs of the copper foil method starting with how to cut glass and continuing with pattern preparation and soldering, to completion of your first beautiful stained glass project. No experience necessary. This class is also a perfect refresher course. Before class, you will choose your pattern and glass from the selection available and then use our equipment in class as you explore this classic technique. A materials and equipment fee of $75 and glass purchase of about $20 (depending on selection) is payable to the studio. Materials Fee $75 Tuition $150 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-5:00pm 4/1 Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm 4/2 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Under the Sea Painted Panel

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In this workshop, you will be painting with enamels on glass, giving you a 6” finished piece. This is designed to be easy for you and allow you to be successful. You don’t need any painting experience; we will teach you all you need to know. A $25 supply fee is payable to the studio. Materials Fee $25 Tuition $65 Sat 1 session 9:00am-2:00pm 5/20 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Basic Sewing

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Begin to Sew

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Crochet Basics

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This easy, step-by-step sewing class is designed for true beginners. You will learn pattern terms, how to select patterns for size, which materials to buy, how to lay out and cut, and simple machine usage. With teacher’s assistance, students will choose projects appropriate to individual sewing experience. Supply list available at registration. Please bring your own portable machine, accessories, and extension cord. Instructor: Wehmeyer Tuition $119 Tue 8 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Tue 8 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C106

A great opportunity for those wishing to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this three-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, pillowcase, and lined tote bag with a monogrammed pocket. Machines are available for the student to use in this class. A $35 supply fee payable at the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Materials Fee $35 Tuition $65 Wed 3 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 2/1 AllBrands Creative Sewing Ctr

Learn the basics of crochet and begin a hobby that can last a lifetime. Students will learn how to read a pattern and other essential techniques while making various projects. Please bring one skein of Worsted medium weight yarn in any light solid color (no variegated), a size G crochet hook, and scissors. Instructor: Leach Tuition $59 Tue 6 sessions 12:00pm-2:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Sat 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 3/22 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Home Crocheted Hexagon Cardigan 610067

If you can make a granny square, you can make a sweater! Using the most basic of designs (the granny square) in a new and exciting way, you will two hexagons together to form a fabulous cardigan for a baby, child, or adult. This is a great project for both beginning and more advanced crochet students, with the techniques practiced in class and a little “homework” between classes. Bring four skeins of yarn, a size “K” crochet hook, tapestry needle, and scissors to class. Instructor: Grieco Tuition $29 Wed 2 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 5/3 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Knitting Basics

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Learn the basics of knitting, including casting on, knit, purl, and binding off. You’ll create fingerless gloves, washcloths, and flowers, and get the foundation for a hobby that will bring you enjoyment for a lifetime. Please bring number 9 needles and 1 skein of Red Heart variegated yarn. Instructor: Leach Tuition $59 Tue 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 6 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Crochet & Knitting: The Next Step

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Now that you’ve learned to crochet or knit, you have to keep practicing! And there is no better way than to join a group and have support from an experienced teacher. Bring any crochet project and join instructor Joanne Leach and other students for a few hours of fun and practice. All experience levels welcome. Instructor: Leach Tuition $55 Sat 6 sessions 12:00pm-2:00pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Mesh Wreath

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Love decorating your home for the season? Make a beautiful one-of-a-kind 20” Deco Mesh Wreath for any occasion... Valentine’s Day, Spring, Easter, Fiesta... Your imagination will run wild. Once you complete the class project, you’ll find any excuse to make more! A supply list will be provided at registration. Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/26 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/9 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/9 Northside Learning Ctr A106 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 4/6 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Grapevine Wreath

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These wreaths are a beautiful way to show off the colors of summer. Florist and designer Sherry Wilson will guide you as you use mixed silk flowers and ribbons to decorate an 18-inch grapevine wreath. Bring a glue gun, scissors, and wire cutters. A $37 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Wilson Materials Fee $37 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 2/16 O’Connor HS M115 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 3/2 O’Connor HS M115

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Get a jump on the high prices and learn to make your own fresh flower arrangement to grace your home at your spring gatherings. Instructor Sherry Wilson will teach you more advanced flower arranging and design concepts as you make a one-sided arrangement that will look beautiful on a console, buffet, or side table. Bring a sharp knife and scissors. A $28 supply fee payable to the instructor provides everything else. Instructor: Wilson Materials Fee $28 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 2/23 O’Connor HS M115

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Fabulous Faux Finishes Classic, Tuscan, & Metallic 220382

In just one morning, you can learn how to create an Old World wall, how to paint fake granite or ceramic tile, and how to make removable texture such as a fake leather. Learn the secrets of the pros and create a mouth-dropping wall (or more) in your home. A required materials fee of $29 is collected in class for a custom roller and pan, and two DVDs on this process. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Fabulous Faux Finishes Suede, Rustic, & Modern 220383

Join us for a simpler and faster way than sponging to achieve a soft blend of colors on your accent wall. You will also learn how to make a wall look like brick or stone - all from joint compound and tape. The materials fee of $29 is payable to the instructor in class and includes two DVDs, custom pan, and custom roller. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Stage your Home to Sell it Fast

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Dress your house for success! Preparing your house before putting it on the market can set you apart from your competition, helping you sell for the highest profit in the least amount of time. Pam Hatch, an accredited professional home stager, will share her secrets for getting a home ready for sale. Discover the top ten tips for staging your home, from lighting to decluttering to how to make the best first impression. Instructor: Hatch Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C 104

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Memory Keeping - A Simple Solution to Organizing your Photos 110188

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If scrapbooking is too much for you, there is a simpler way to get those pictures off the computer, out of boxes, and into a book (traditional or digital) that will be enjoyed for years to come. Project Life is a back-to-basics approach to memorykeeping. Instructor Melissa Tarun will provide the basic materials, along with tips on capturing everyday moments and big life events. Bring 7-10 photos and an acid-free pen or marker. A supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 4/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106

HEB Couponing 101

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How much do you spend at HEB each week? With all the coupon resources out there, you can save 30-50% or more on your grocery bills. For a family that spends $150 per week, you could save $45-$75 - a savings of between $2390 and $3900 each year ! Hosted by HEB Bargain Hunter and Spend Less, Shop More blogger Jennifer King, this class is for intermediate couponers who already know the basics of how to acquire and organize coupons, but want the inside scoop on how to routinely save 50% on their HEB grocery bills. This interactive class covers the HEB account and app, HEB coupon lingo, how to work with the HEB coupon policy, and more specific HEB tips. Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Thrifting 101

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When it comes to secondhand shopping, it can be hard to know what’s worth buying and what’s not. Join Amy Johnson, the Maker Mama, to learn the ins and outs of what to buy at the thrift store, and how to find those hidden gems. We’ll also cover tips on how to estimate the value of your vintage finds, selling them online, and finding new and clever uses for thrift store standards. Amy has nearly 20 years of thrifting experience, and a house and wardrobe filled with secondhand finds as a result. She’s sold items online through Etsy, Ebay, and Amazon, and frequently share creative reuse projects on her website, MakerMama.com, featuring thrifted items. Tuition $20 Sat 1 session 10:00am-11:30am 4/8 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Learn how to teach your puppy from six weeks to six months about crate training, potty training, different leashes, grooming and other concerns such as barking and chewing. Yes, of course we want you to bring your puppy! (No children allowed without an adult). Proof of vaccination must be presented at the class. Instructor: Becerril Tuition $10 Tue 1 session 5:00pm-6:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Tue 1 session 5:00pm-6:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard

Puppy Kindergarten

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For puppies at least four months and up to 12 months. Your puppy will learn the basic commands of sit, heel, down, stand, stay, and walk on a leash as well as how to puppy play. One dog, one trainer, please, and for best results, the trainer should be the same adult family member each class. Bring a nylon or leather collar and leash. No retractable leashes, please. Proof of vaccination must be presented at the first class. Instructor: Becerril Tuition $69 Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard

Dog Obedience

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This basic class is for dogs at least ten months old and for dog owners who want their pet not only to respect a set of humanoriented manners, but also to perform certain tasks on command. Teach your dog to heel, sit, stay, down, and walk on a leash. Bring proof of rabies shot to first class. One dog, one adult trainer, for best results, the trainer should be the same family member for each class. Bring a nylon or leather collar and leash (please no retractable leashes). Proof of vaccination must be presented at the first class. Instructor: Becerril Tuition $69 Tue 6 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Tue 6 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard

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Understanding Your Best Friend - Dogs Have a Lot to Say 530011

A class jam-packed with information such as why do our dogs do the things they do, like wagging their tails and barking at the same time or biting us in a playful way? Sometimes what they do can be frustrating if we don’t understand pet behavior! Learn what you can do to prevent an attack when you are walking your dog. Clicker training and doggie park etiquette will also be discussed. Bring all your questions (but not your pet) and get those answers so you can modify your pets behavior. Instructor: Fenn Tuition $12 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Cats Rule! Indoors And Out

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Backyard Chickens

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Both humans and cats have identical regions in their brains that are responsible for emotions. Many cat owners think their cat can read their minds and cat owners have a lower risk of dying of heart attacks. Learn tips on how to keep your cat healthy and happy. Get answers to many commons questions; including can cats hold a grudge, keeping Fluffy from marking his territory, preventing furniture scratching and other common cat behaviors. Instructor: Fenn Tuition $12 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 2/25 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Everyone loves fresh vegetable so what about fresh eggs? Have your own backyard chickens. Learn what type of coop to build, how to care for your hens, and what to feed your flock to have the best results for egg production. Get those questions answered, like do you need the noisy rooster? Instructor: Boyer Tuition $15 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/8 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Garden Gardening in Texas

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If you’ve recently moved to the area, you’re quickly going to find that all those plants you brought from ‘back home’ aren’t going to grow here. Gardening in this area is like gardening in the desert. We will cover soils, plants, fertilizers, plant problems, composting, pruning, turf grass and Xeriscape. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Basic Landscape Design 570046

Learn the basics of landscape design, including site analysis, the design process, and plant selection, from Sherry Wilson, landscape designer and owner of Wilson Landscaping. You’ll put the knowledge you gain to work in the second class, designing a bed on paper. Instructor: Wilson Tuition $39 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 1/26 O’Connor HS G111

Baby Steps in Landscaping 570056

Vegetable Gardening & Home Grown Tomatoes 570025

Gardening can be easy and fun. Learn vegetable varieties, planting dates, beds, containers, soils, watering, fertilizing and about America’s most popular home grown crop, the tomato. Eat healthy, save money, involve the family and enjoy the fruits of your labor together. Dr. Tom Harris, a Texas Certified Master Gardener, Master Pruner, and gardening columnist teaches the class and answers questions. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Drip Line Gardening

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Less work, fewer weeds, no digging. With this system of gardening everything you grow in a raised bed is spaced according to its growing needs combined with the spacing of drippers in a drip line. You you can learn this very simple system, perfect for beginning and expert gardeners alike. Location, bed construction, soil and plant spacing, and harvesting will be discussed. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Before you go out and spend the big bucks to hire a landscape designer or architect, there are many things you can do concerning the design of beds around your house and yard. You’ll learn how to do the most of the basic design process yourself including some hands-on experience. Master Gardener, Master Pruner, and gardening columnist Dr. Tom Harris will help you get started on drafting your plan and offer tips on selecting and planting the right varieties. Please note class is not a landscape designer or a landscape architect program. Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Terrariums are a great way to have a mini garden in your home or office. These delightful yet small-scale landscapes bring vibrant plant life and perfect adornment to any space, and make great gifts or party favors. You’ll learn how to build your own terrarium, exploring low and no-maintenance options using cacti, succulents, ferns, and mosses. Class materials fee will start at $15 depending the container you select. Instructor: Jarvis Materials Fee $15 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/22 Rainbow Gardens

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Pruning is one of those gardening tasks that most people just can’t or won’t do, but plants actually need some pruning to help them bloom, set fruit, and/or generally prosper, and they will respond according to how they are pruned. Dr. Tom Harris will teach you what to do or not, for healthier, plants. He will also teach you how to sharpen your pruning shears. Bring a pair to class and see how to keep them razor sharp. Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/28 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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It isn’t “rocket science” as they say and it’s not all that expensive. All you need is a pair of scissors, some tubing and a few small parts and you’re all set. You can build enough in one morning to do all your beds. The neat thing about drip irrigation is that it ALWAYS puts the water where it’s needed and, if you purchase a battery-powered timer, WHEN it’s needed. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/18 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Garden Under Glass Terrarium Gardening

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Keyhole Gardens, Lasagna Gardens and Elevated-Bed Gardens 570068

The concept of hoop gardens is NOT a new concept, it’s just adapted for year-round gardening. The concept is really pretty simple - build a bed, make some hoops, cover them with either cloth or plastic or both and you have a mini-greenhouse wherever it is located. Flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruits, or whatever can be grown in hoop gardens. Keyhole gardens and elevated gardening could be distilled down to accessibility. This course will cover the basics of this established concept and will help you learn how to tend to this type of gardening. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 5/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Landscaping for Butterflies & Hummingbirds 570061

Making your garden into a welcoming place for butterflies and hummingbirds can be both delightful and rewarding. Learn the varieties of plants that attract these beautiful creatures and design concepts that will help you get started. Plants and décor will be available for purchase. Instructor: Jarvis Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 5/6 Rainbow Gardens

Green Living Solar Energy for Residential and Commercial 640002

You may have been considering going solar for years and had reservations from past information or financing, we can dispel common myths and update on recent changes in the solar markets. Whether you may be interested in reducing your energy bill, reducing your carbon footprint or maybe both. Let Mario Castanares from Solarview Inc. introduce how solar works and how to maximize your rebates for purchasing your solar equipment. You will receive a free workshop brochure/handouts; along with a free solar proposal for your residence or your business. Instructor: Castanares F R E E Mon 1 session 6:00pm-7:30pm 2/6 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Cooking Smart Substitutions for Healthier Eating

30 Minute Meals: Simple Salmon 520393

You don’t have to sacrifice flavor to eat well. Learn how to make some simple swaps and substitutions in your menus and recipes to enjoy healthier, flavorful meals. Slim down your pasta and rice dishes with low calorie veggies and smarter sauces—you won’t miss the fat and extra calories. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103

30 Minute Meals: More Ways with Chicken 520394

Get some more ways to enjoy this versatile and quick-to-prepare meat, including sautéing, stir-frying, and poaching, along with some simple sides to create a complete meal. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/5 Brandeis HS B133

Here’s the Beef!

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Beef gets a bad rap in the headlines, but lean cuts can be a part of a healthy lifestyle. You’ll learn about choosing the right cut and get some easy recipes for main dishes and sides that will get dinner on the table in under 30 minutes. A $12 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $12 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/1 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/11 Northside Learning Ctr C103

College Survival Cooking

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Students moving into their first apartment will benefit from this hands-on class where they will prepare recipes that are a simple and healthy alternative to fast food. Understanding a few basic cooking skills and some secrets to shopping will help save time and money. Get great recipes, plus learn how to use leftovers to stretch your food dollar. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/12 Brandeis HS B133

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If you are intimidated cooking fish, salmon is a great place to start since it is one of the easiest to cook. Salmon is not only healthy and delicious, but versatile too. You’ll learn a fool-proof technique for perfect salmon every time. You’ll also get tips for spicing and saucing your fish, as well as side dishes for easy but excellent weeknight meals. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/4 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Gorditas: A Fiesta Favorite!

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Making Sushi

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Native Texan or not, you mustn’t get through our famous Fiesta season without at least one of these thick corn-flour based stuffed tortillas. Now, get a head start and learn to make your own. This experienced teacher will help you through the steps to make both beef and bean fillings, and the masa, with some rice and beans on the side. Bring your apron and be ready to cook. A food fee of $10 is payable in cash to instructor at class. Instructor: Torrez Materials Fee $10 Tuition $29 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:30pm 3/9 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Sushi is a work of art as much as a food, and while it is now available in a western ‘quick and easy’ serving style, the traditional ways are far from lost. The best way to get really good, fresh sushi is to learn to make it yourself. This experienced teacher will guide you in preparing your own sushi with fish and vegetables. A $15 food fee, payable to the instructor in class, provides all the materials needed. Instructor: Skinner Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/20 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 4/3 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Making More Sushi

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An advanced sushi class where you’ll make “fusion” type rolls with ingredients more readily available here in America. We’ll do some sauces for sushi as well as crunchy tempura rolls. A $15 food fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Skinner Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 5/1 Brandeis HS B133

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Thai Cooking

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Indian Cooking

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Bountiful Brunch

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Master the exotic tastes of Thailand in this hands-on class. Popular Sushi instructor Erin Skinner will teach you the basics of Thai food, including noodle and stir-fry recipes and the classic flavors of lemongrass, coconut, ginger, and curry. A food fee of $15 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Skinner Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 2/6 Brandeis HS B133 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/6 Brandeis HS B133

You love spicy, flavorful, rich and authentic Indian food but you think it is too hard and time consuming! Let this informative and interactive class prove you wrong. You’ll make dishes - new ones each session - that are rooted in India’s age-old vegetarian culinary traditions yet adapted to today’s kitchen and lifestyle. You’ll learn about the ingredients, their benefits, and where to buy them, as well as time management tips while cooking so you save time and money. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Kakadiya Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/18 Brandeis HS B133 Sat 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 1/28 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/15 Brandeis HS B133 Sat 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 2/25 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/1 Brandeis HS B133 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/29 Brandeis HS B133 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Sat 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 4/15 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 4/19 Brandeis HS B133

Master the art of brunch! Learn to make delicious and mouth watering items you can serve for your next brunch or special occasion. Come enhance your cooking and baking skills in this fun and educational class. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Kitchen Secrets: Herbs & Spices II

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The real secret to creating flavorful dishes is adding the right herbs and spices. Whether fresh or dried, cut from a garden or sprinkled from a jar, the right spices and herbs can change a bland, boring recipe into something delicious and memorable. Taste the difference herbs can make and learn how to select the appropriate ones to make your food more flavorful. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Kitchen Secrets: Knife Skills

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Sharpen your skills with this class on the tools and techniques you need to make your time in the kitchen safe and efficient. You’ll learn what three knives you can’t live without and how to use them to chop vegetables and prepare meat. As an added bonus, you’ll learn to make stock and a few special garnishes. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/28 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Artisan Cheese

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Discover how easy and fun it can be to make mozzarella cheese in your own kitchen! In this hands-on class, you’ll get detailed instructions and recipe ideas, sample the delicious results, and take home cheese you’ve made in class. An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/1 O’Connor HS G206

More Artisan Cheese

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Expand your cheese making skills! In this hands on class, you’ll make some delicious cheese yourself to take home. You’ll get recipe ideas and learn how to customize basic cheese recipes. An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 3/20 O’Connor HS G206

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Baking Artisan Bread on Demand

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Learn an innovative method that allows you to have fresh baked, delicious bread and pizza dough available for baking on the spur of the moment! You’ll learn the method, make your own dough to take home, and sample some recipes made from the dough. Recipes and ideas included! An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 4/10 O’Connor HS G206

Gluten-Free Breads

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Finding bread that is gluten-free AND delicious can be a real challenge. Now you can learn to make your own gluten-free bread so tasty that even those who are not gluten-free will gobble it up. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 1/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 3/30 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Chocolate Lovers Desserts 520398

Consider putting your diets aside for these mouthwatering treats. We will make a decadent chocolate flourless cake that’s to die for! We will also make and enjoy eating other chocolate sweets and treats! No dieting is allowed. A $12 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $12 Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Food Crafting Cake Boot Camp

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Jump start your holiday baking! Learn how to decorate cakes and sweet treats with basic buttercream techniques taught the Wilton Way! Simple-to-pipe flowers and borders will transform ordinary cakes into extraordinary ones. A list of required supplies is available at registration. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $35 Mon 2 sessions 6:15pm-9:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Rodeo Cookies

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Valentines Cookies

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Baby Shower Cookies

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Wedding Cookies

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Fiesta Cookies

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Let’s Rodeo San Antonio! Learn to hand decorate a variety of rodeo and Westernthemed cookies with colorful icing and decorations. The $10 material fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-2:00pm 1/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Give your Valentine a sweet treat this year! In this hands-on class, you will master fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding and pull-thru to make amazing, colorful cookies that are delicious too. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-2:00pm 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr C103

These cookies are sweet in more ways than one! Learn to hand-decorate a variety of Baby Shower-themed cookies. In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pull-thru and drop-in techniques. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 3/11 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Learn to hand decorate a variety of engagement and wedding-themed cookies in this hands-on class. Master fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pull-thru and drop-in techniques. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 2:00pm-4:00pm 4/1 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Learn to hand decorate a variety of Fiestathemed cookies in this hands-on class. Master fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pull-thru and drop-in techniques. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-2:00pm 4/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Fun & Games Introduction To Table Games

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Learn the rules, etiquette, and strategies of table games such as Blackjack, Craps, and Poker. An experienced dealer will teach you what you need to know to have fun and be more successful at the tables. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 1/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Advanced Table Games 540029

An advanced table games class for those who have “Introduction to Table Games.” Learn the winning techniques to compete and be more successful at table games such as Blackjack. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Texas Hold’em for Beginners

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Come learn how to play the ‘Cadillac’ of all poker games, the wildly popular Texas Hold’em! This class is intended for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of proper play, and hand rankings. This is an informational class with social playing, only. Actual gambling is prohibited and no money will be permitted to exchange hands. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr A106

Intro to Dice Games

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Learn the basic rules of craps tables and how to play craps. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 2/7 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Advanced Dice Games 540039

Learn the basic strategies and winning techniques to compete and be more successful at craps. If you have not played craps before, you must have attended Intro to Dice games. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 2/21

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Weddings & Events

Travel & Tours

Top Ten Ways to Save on Your Budget Wedding 290003

Collette Vacation: Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights

Throwing a budget wedding can be overwhelming and frustrating. Do you know the best ways to save and still have an amazing and memorable wedding day? Instructor Cris Stone, of the popular budget wedding blog Kiss My Tulle, will share the secrets she’s learned in her 7+ years of helping couples plan their wedding and from her own experience throwing a $5,000 wedding in the Texas Hill Country. Learn how to score a free wedding dress, the two best budget wedding themes, and get tons of great online and local resources for an affordable wedding. Instructor: Stone Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 3/11 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Photography How to Take Killer iPhone Photos

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In the world of mobile technology, almost everyone has a camera on their phone. Learn how to use your iPhone to take dynamic photos to share both online and in print. We’ll talk about what makes a great photo, the best apps for editing, and recommendations for getting your photos off your phone and into your photo album. Bring your own iPhone for this hands-on workshop. Please bring your iPhone to class. Instructor: Johnson Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr C112

How to Take Travel Photos Like a Pro 600005

Whether you are preparing for that summer vacation, honeymoon, or just want to learn how to turn an average picture into a great picture, this class will bring out the photographer in you. Author and photographer Tony Diaz shares the techniques behind travel photography. Moonrise or sunset, a cityscape or seashore, animals or people, a well taken travel picture is always a conversation starter. No prior photography experience is necessary. Instructor: Diaz Tuition $45 Thu 3 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

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Join us for a free informational session about Collette’s amazing Iceland adventure. The “land of fire and ice” is a place of many wonders, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis, or northern lights. Take an exhilarating evening northern lights cruise. Travel to the “Golden Circle,” home to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Gaze at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, one of the world’s most incredible cascades. At Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Center, learn about life during and after the dramatic 2010 volcanic explosion. Explore Skogar Folk Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach and see Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the natural geothermal pool the Blue Lagoon. This 7-day tour departs October 17, 2017 and includes airfare, hotel accommodations, and ten meals. Trip cost is $3,449 (double), $3,749 (single), $3,419 (triple). Instructor: Sprute F R E E Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 3/9 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Collette Vacation: Magical Christmas Markets 240147

Join us for a free informational session about Collette’s Magical Christmas Markets of Austria and Germany. Experience the 600-year-old holiday tradition of the “Christkindlemarkt,” and relax and shop for handmade crafts in the heart of the Alps. Enjoy must-see excursions to Seefeld for a carriage ride and schnapps tasking, Innsbruck, Munich’s Marienplatz and the Glockenspiel, and Salzburg’s stunning architecture. This 7-day tour departs December 2, 2017 and includes airfare, hotel accommodations, and ten meals. Trip cost is $2,849 (double) or $3,099 (single). Instructor: Sprute F R E E Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 5/4 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Travel & Tours Hill Country Wine Tour 240148

Come and experience the amazing diversity of Texas wines! With 51 unique and visually stunning wineries scattered throughout the Hill Country, there’s always someplace new to explore. We will do the driving while you sit back and enjoy the Hill Country views and blue skies. Each place has its own personality and style of winemaking, yet all share a commitment to quality and a fervent passion for what they do. We will visit three wineries and include a stop at the Wildseed Farms in Fredericksburg, Tx. First on the list is Hye Meadow Winery, offering a wide range of intriguing whites and hearty reds in a scenic and relaxing Hill Country atmosphere. A unique wine tasting experience awaits at Mendelbaum Cellars, where the offerings include wines from Texas as well as Israel. You may also sample high-quality olive oils. Rounding out the tour is Messina Hoff, offering award-winning wines made in oldworld winemaking traditions. Each winery has a certain number of wines you get to try and may include a tour of the winery. Tuition includes transportation and tasting fees. Lunch is not included. You may bring a cooler with snacks and refreshments. No alcoholic beverages may be consumed on the bus. Instructor: Kronenthal Tuition $79 Sat 1 session 9:00am-6:30pm 3/25 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot

Hill Country Wine Tour 240149

The Texas Hill Country Wineries are spectacular and fun! With 51 unique and visually stunning wineries scattered throughout the Hill Country, we explore new locations and return to some of the more popular spots. Each place has its own personality and style of winemaking, yet all share a commitment to quality and a fervent passion for what they do. For a premium wine experience we will visit Inwood Estates Winery & Bistro, voted one of the top 101 wineries in America. Then on to Pedernales Cellars, a family-owned and operated winery dedicated to world-class wines, sustainable practices, and Texas Hill Country hospitality. Last winery and equally as exciting is Texas Hills Vineyards, where you will enjoy tastings of wine produced from 100% Texas grapes and then visit the gift shop or relax on the patio with new and old friends. Each winery includes a certain number of wines you get to try. Tuition includes transportation and tasting fees. Lunch is not included. You may bring a cooler with snacks and refreshments. No alcoholic beverages may be consumed on the bus. Instructor: Kronenthal Tuition $79 Sat 1 session 9:00am-6:30pm 4/15 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot

Painted Churches of Schulenburg 240081

Czech pioneers built the nationally-recognized painted churches of Ammannsville, Dubine, High Hill, and Praha. They were experts at the artistry and handiwork of 19th century Europe. All seven churches contain ornate altars, intricately painted columns, elevated ceiling arches covered with complex designs, and stained glass windows. We will visit four of them, accompanied by a knowledgeable docent who will explain the unique features of each church, as well as much of the history surrounding this unique area. For those of you who have not visited the Painted Churches, this has been one of our most popular tours. We’ll take breaks along the way and stop for a buffet lunch (on your own, around $12) in Schulenburg while touring the churches. The $10 tour fee is included in your Tuition price. Please park your car on the Loop 410 side of the Northside Athletic Center at 7000 Culebra Rd. Instructor: Kronenthal Tuition $56 Sat 1 session 7:30am-6:30pm 5/6 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot

Bucket List 101

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Dream big. Live life to the fullest. The world is your oyster, experience all it has to offer. This class will provide you with a potpourri of places to go, things to see and do, experiences to have, and adventures to live that will fill your bucket list to overflowing! Author, photographer, bucket list aficionado, and world traveler Tony Diaz shows you how to stop putting your dreams on hold and begin making a dent in that list of things you said you would do “someday.” Instructor: Diaz Tuition $22 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 2/9 Northside Learning Ctr C116

A refund will only be issued for cancellation from a local tour if request is made at least five business days prior to tour start date.

397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

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Outdoor Recreation Kayaking 101

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Get outside and enjoy the waterways of San Antonio! Learn kayak terminology, river terminology, proper paddling techniques, how to self-rescue, how to assist in a rescue, river signals, how to plan a trip, and how to select the appropriate kayaking gear for your needs. This class is taught at Padre Park and concludes with a scenic paddle. Gear provided for this class includes: Kayak, life vest, paddle and water. Sarah Neal is an American Canoe Association (ACA) Certified Level 2 Kayak Instructor. An equipment rental fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Neal Materials Fee $10 Tuition $60 Sun 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 3/5 Padre Park Sun 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 4/2 Padre Park Sun 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 5/7 Padre Park

Land Navigation: Map, Compass, & GPS 650004

Stay found! Learn how to use essential outdoor navigation tools to travel by foot to a destination. You’ll meet at Eisenhower Park (19399 NW Military Hwy, next to Camp Bullis). Discover how to determine your location using observation, triangulation techniques, or GPS coordinates. Topographic maps and compasses will be provided for class use. Bring a hand-held GPS unit if you have one, or plan to look on. Dress comfortably, bring drinking water and wear sturdy shoes. Instructor: Starr Tuition $33 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 5/6 Eisenhower Park

Outdoor Survival Skills Everyone Should Know 650008

Common-sense, modern survival skills for the backyard or the backcountry. A short course on staying safe and in one piece if your car breaks down in the woods, you’re lost while hiking, or you become stranded in unfamiliar territory. We’ll cover attitude, adaptation, and awareness and will discuss and demonstrate survival kit components and methods of attracting attention of searchers, ensuring assistance and rescue. Instructor: Starr Tuition $20 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 4/3 Brandeis HS B141

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One Step at a Time Long Distance Hiking

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Golf

Have you ever dreamed of hiking 25 miles? How about 2,000? Traveling long distances is not just an awesome adventure, but also a remarkable physical and psychological triumph. Young or old, age is no barrier to magical encounters while traveling by foot. Expert backpacker Phil Starr will introduce you to planning, gear, and food requirements for your personal humanpowered trek. He will also acquaint you with long-distance trail systems in Texas and across the United States, all of which provide adventures you can tailor to your capabilities, skills, and available time. Tuition $49 Wed 3 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/18 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Golf - Beginning

Long Distance Hiking: The Next Step

Tennis

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This class builds on “Long Distance Hiking” and gives you real practice in use of gear and equipment, campsite selection, and hiking technique at beautiful Eisenhower Park.Requires hiking about 3 miles along semi-improved trails. Instructor: Starr Tuition $45 Sat 1 session 9:00am-2:00pm 2/4 Eisenhower Park

Hiking & Backpacking: The First Step 650002

Learn to get away from it all by preparing for day-trips or week-long expeditions. Then start exploring your special paradise on foot. Also, learn about some great places to hike using your new-found knowledge. Class covers essential equipment, hiking safety, and all questions raised by participants. Instructor: Starr Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 3/20 Brandeis HS B141

Hiking & Backpacking: The Next Step 650003

This class builds on “Hiking & Backpacking: The First Step” and gives you real practice in use of gear and equipment, campsite selection, and hiking technique at beautiful Eisenhower Park. Requires hiking about 3 miles along semi-improved trails. Instructor: Starr Tuition $45 Sat 1 session 9:00am-2:00pm 3/25 Eisenhower Park

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

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Learn the basics of the grip, stance, and swing. Work on some of the specialized shots, putts, and approaches. Even if you have taken this class before our instructor will work with you at your level. Clubs available at no charge. A one time $8 ball fee is payable at first class. Instructor: Gimmestad Materials Fee $8 Tuition $52 Mon 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 3/6 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 3/11 Alamo Golf Course Mon 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 4/3 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 4/8 Alamo Golf Course

Tennis - Beginning

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Tennis Adult League

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Learn the basic forehand drive, backhand, serve, volley, rules, score-keeping, and court etiquette. Rackets will be available for students who don’t have their own. Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 1/22 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 3 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 2/19 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 3/26 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 4/23 NISD Tennis Ctr

Come out and compete to be crowned the NISD adult tennis champ! The adult tennis league will consist of either singles or doubles. Tuition $35 Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 2/13 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 2/13 NISD Tennis Ctr Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 4/3 NISD Tennis Ctr Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 4/3 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr

397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017


Sports & Fitness Chair Fitness for Active Seniors

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Become stronger and more flexible! This class will incorporate cardiovascular fitness with balance work, strength training, and conditioning using a chair along with light weights, resistance bands, and light weight medicine balls. Please bring a pair of light weightdumbbellstoclass.Instructor:Amecucci Tuition $39 Tue 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tue 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Chair Yoga for Active Seniors

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Perfect for all levels, chair yoga is a great way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair. Open your hips, move your shoulders and neck, and find length in your spine with this chair yoga flow. Please bring a pair of light weight dumbbells to class. Instructor: Amecucci Tuition $39 Tue 6 sessions 1:30pm-2:30pm 1/24 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tue 6 sessions 1:30pm-2:30pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Healthy Lifestyle and Mobility

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Designed for adults over 55, the goal of this light intensity class is to allow students to maintain the highest quality of life for the longest amount of time. Learn proper posture, body mechanics, put your body in motion in a supervised workout type of environment. Through the use of light strength training, stretching, rolling/massage, and healthy movements, increase bone density and prevent injury. Tuition $59 T,Th 8 sessions 10:45am-11:45am 1/24 NorthStar Sports T,Th 8 sessions 10:45am-11:45am 3/21 NorthStar Sports

Pilates/Yoga For Women Only

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A series of exercises integrated with Yoga poses will improve alignment, posture and flexibility; you will have noticeable results and develop long, lean muscles by breathing and body control. Please bring a mat to class. Instructor: Leyva-Hill Tuition $45 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 2/1 Ellison ES Gym Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 3/22 Ellison ES Gym

Spring 2017

Total Body Workout

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Shape n’ Tone

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Enjoy 30 minutes of invigorating cardio to burn calories followed by 30 minutes of strength and toning exercises to tighten and tone your muscles. This fun total body workout will make you feel great! All levels are welcome to this class. Instructor: Williams Tuition $49 Mon 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C101

This class will be moderate to high intensity 45 minutes of cardio, plyo, circuit, and strength training. Circuit and strength training will involve light weight and mainly body weight exercises to get tone and trim. Plyo and Cardio will be used to get the heart rate up and improve on fitness level. Last 15 minutes will be used for a cool down and stretch. Instructor: Horan Tuition $64 M,W,F 11 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr M,W,F 12 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr M,W,F 12 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 3/6 NISD Tennis Ctr M,W,F 10 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 4/10 NISD Tennis Ctr M,W,F 6 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 5/8 NISD Tennis Ctr

Basic Yoga with Monique

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Johnson-Dixon Tuition $49 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 1/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 1/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Basic Yoga

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Tai Chi for Beginners

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Qi Gong (Chin Ching)

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Williams Tuition $49 Thu 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 1/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 2/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 4/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Tai Chi is a gentle yet invigorating practice, incorporating deep breathing, a relaxed posture and a focus on inner mental and physical balance. Tai Chi has been shown to improve health and longevity, quality of life, improved flexibility and joint strength, and serenity of mind. No experience or uniform is required. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/12 Shaolin West SA Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 2/23 Shaolin West SA Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 4/6 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 1/14 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 2/25 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 4/8 Shaolin West SA

By tensing your muscles through static holds/stretches and dynamic motions you can build stronger, more flexible muscles and tendons, while achieving better balance and coordination. Many of the Qi Gong exercises are similar to yoga postures and these can be done by anyone. No experience or uniform is required - just wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/11 Shaolin West SA Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 2/22 Shaolin West SA Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 4/5 Shaolin West SA

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Taekwondo

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Learn the basics of self-defense and counter combat tactics from several of the world’s most popular martial arts disciplines. We will practice balance, striking, blocking, kicking, close-quarter combat techniques, wrist-locks, arm-locks, and basic takedown techniques. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $39 Mon 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 2/13 DC Martial Arts Mon 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 3/20 DC Martial Arts

Kung Fu

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Students practice open hand forms, self-defense, weapons, sparring, meditation, strength training, and aerobic conditioning. This dynamic approach allows for rapid advancement in fighting skill, balance, dexterity, and endurance. Student will learn 21 long forms, covering seven different open hand systems and six weapons. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 1/12 Shaolin West SA Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 2/23 Shaolin West SA Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 4/6 Shaolin West SA

Fencing - Teen/Adult Beginning (Ages 14 & up) 210134

Learn the basics of modern Olympic sport fencing at San Antonio’s only three weapon fencing club with a dedicated, standalone fencing facility. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses for the Foil, Epee, and Sabre swords. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of fencing weapon and protective gear. Instructor: Fencer’s Club Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Thu 6 sessions 5:00pm-6:00pm 2/16 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Thu 6 sessions 5:00pm-6:00pm 4/6 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

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AquaAerobics 210137

AquaAerobics combines low impact exercise and a pool for a workout that is energizing and invigorating. Make a splash while improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. Classes are lead by an instructor in a shallow pool. The ability to swim is not required. Tuition $50 M,W,F 10:00am-11:00am 1/2 11 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 1/30 12 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 2/27 11 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 4/3 10 sessions NISD Swim Ctr

M,W,F 1/2 11 sessions 1/30 12 sessions 2/27 11 sessions 4/3 10 sessions

11:00am-12:00pm NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr

M,W,F 1/2 11 sessions 1/30 12 sessions 2/27 11 sessions 4/3 10 sessions

12:00pm-1:00pm NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr

M,W,F 1/2 10 sessions 1/30 12 sessions 2/27 12 sessions 3/27 11 sessions 4/24 11 sessions

Tuition $31 9:00am-10:00am Block Aquatics Ctr Block Aquatics Ctr Block Aquatics Ctr Block Aquatics Ctr Block Aquatics Ctr

T,TH 1/3 11 sessions 1/31 12 sessions 2/28 11 sessions 4/4 10 sessions

11:00am-12:00pm NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr

T,TH 1/3 11 sessions 1/31 12 sessions 2/28 11 sessions 4/4 10 sessions

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Deep Water AquaAerobics 210141

Deep Water AquaAerobics combines similar low impact exercises but will require more core strength in a deep water pool for a workout that is energizing and invigorating. Make a splash while improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. Classes are lead by an instructor in a pool with a depth of seven feet or more. An aqua belt, fins, and gloves is encouraged to be used in the class. You can purchase one at Swimfreak 210-684-7946 or online at www.swimoutlet.com. Instructor: Shipman Tuition $30 T,Th 10:00am-11:00am 1/3 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 1/31 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 2/28 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 4/4 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr

Northside Swim Center 8400 N. Loop 1604 210-397-7525 George Block Aquatic Center 7001 Culebra Road 210-397-7500

Northside Aquatics offers a wide range of classes and activities for children and adults, including Swim Lessons, Diving Lessons, Lifeguard Certification, and Swim Team. Contact the swim center near you for more information about schedules and pricing.

Synchronized Swimming 210149

If you are an experienced swimmer looking for a good workout and maybe getting back into shape, synchronized swimming is a great option! We will go over synchronized swimming techniques, while improving flexibility, strength and cardiovascular system. No prior synchronized swimming experience needed. Instructor: Zabriskie Tuition $160 T,Th 16 sessions 7:30pm-9:00pm 1/17 George Block Aquatics Ctr T,Th 16 sessions 7:30pm-9:00pm 3/21 George Block Aquatics Ctr

Northside ISD Adult & Community Education

397-8100 www.nisd.net/ace Spring 2017


Classes for Kids Cooking

Arts & Crafts

Sewing & Needlecraft

KICK! Pizza and Pasta 520183

Kids Crafting: Valentine’s Cards and Treats (Ages 6-11) 110355

Kids Begin to Sew (Ages 9-14)

Kids Crafting: Mother’s Day Cards and Treats (Ages 6-11) 110356

Beauty & Style

Cooking is not only fun but educational as well, teaching children reading, counting, measuring, time, and enhanced finemotor skills. In this class, young chefs will shape the dough, make the sauce, slice vegetables and assemble their very own pizzas. The materials fee of $9 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $9 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 1/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Breakfast in Bed (Ages 8-13) 520261

You’ll never get soggy cereal for breakfast in bed again after your child attends this class! Kids will learn to prepare a delicious brunch all while learning food safety, math, and reading skills. A $11 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $11 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 2/18 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Asian Cuisine

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In this hands-on class, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes with an Asian flair. They’ll learn to try new things and gain valuable skills in the process. A $10 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Kids Favorites (Ages 8-13)

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A shorter version of our super-popular handson cooking camp! Students will make some of our favorite recipes and in the process, will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Make beautiful Valentine’s Day Cards and explore different ways to stamp, die cut, emboss, score, and fuse different mediums to create at least two cards for your special someone. And who wouldn’t want their very own custom treat box filled with chocolates? We will use the same paper crafting tools and materials to create a special one of a kind treat box and make our own chocolate bar to put into the box. A $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Dixon Materials Fee $7 Tuition $15 Sat 1 session 9:30am-11:30am 2/11 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Kids, come join the fun and learn to be creative. Mother’s Day is coming up soon and let’s show her how special she really is and how much you appreciate her. We will explore different ways to stamp, die cut, emboss, score, and fuse different mediums to create cards but in a way that will be easier for smaller hands to accomplish. What Mother wouldn’t want their very own custom treat box filled with chocolates? We will use the same paper crafting tools and materials to create a special one of a kind treat box and make our own chocolate treats to put into the box. A $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Dixon Materials Fee $7 Tuition $15 Sat 1 session 9:30am-11:30am 5/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Kids Wall Mosaic

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A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. Sewing machines are provided. A $35 supply fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Materials Fee $35 Tuition $55 M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 3/13 AllBrands Creative Sewing Ctr M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 3/13 AllBrands Creative Sewing Ctr

Mom & Me Style: Braids and Nails (Ages 7-14) 7000016

Here’s your chance to learn the hot new styles like fishtail and French braids, as well as other tricks and techniques for pretty hair and nails. Participants will be able to practice the styles and go home with a new look. Children need to be accompanied by an adult (over 16). Price is per child. A supply feel of $5 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $5 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 4/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Are the kids off school this President’s Day? Why not enjoy some crafting? We will cut some fun shapes for the kids to choose for their mosaic project. When finished, this lightweight piece will be easy to hang in their room or at grandma’s home. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the studio. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $10 Tuition $40 Mon 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 2/20 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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DAYTIME CLASSES FOR KIDS IN COOKING, SCIENCE, AND ATHLETICS

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Physical Education and Sport Training

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No gym class? No problem! This course is designed for home-schooled students who may not have the opportunity to be as active as they could be. Sessions will consist of performance training exercises that are focused on a variety of sport atmospheres and are accommodated to low, moderate, and high intensity levels. Each session will feature a different sport and will allow students to learn proper body mechanics and increase their speed, strength, and agility in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. Tuition $59 T,Th 8 sessions 9:30am-10:30am 1/24 NorthStar Sports T,Th 8 sessions 9:30am-10:30am 3/21 NorthStar Sports

Science Science Experience (Ages 8-13)

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Experience the world of science through creative, hands-on activities. Build a volcano, get slimed, and make your own bubbles, all while learning the scientific principals behind the fun. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $59 Tue 3 sessions 9:30am-12:00pm 2/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! World Travelers (Ages 8-13)

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In this hands-on class, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes from all over the globe, from Mexico to Asia with lots of stops in between. They’ll learn to try new things and gain valuable skills in the process. A food fee of $25 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for the week. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $25 Tuition $89 Thu 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 2/2 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Cooking Class (Ages 8-14)

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In this hands-on class, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes for every meal of the day. After five days in our kitchen, they’ll be ready to put their cooking skills to work in YOUR kitchen! A materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for all sessions. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $30 Tuition $89 Thu 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 3/23 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Call to discuss your enrichment class needs 210-397-8103 Looking for enrichment opportunities for your students? Let us set up a custom class for your group! Choose from cooking, fine arts, computers & keyboarding, fitness, dance, and more.

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Guitar For Children (Ages 8-12)

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Join our experienced teacher and learn chords, notes, and how to read music to develop skills and test the level of interest. Please provide an acoustic guitar. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 Mon 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 1/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Mon 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Guitar for Children - Beyond Beginning (Ages 8-12) 150034

This is a follow up course for those students who have taken the beginning guitar class. Topics include barre chords, scales, lead and rhythm playing, and music theory. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C116

TamboFUNction Drumming 150047

A fun and functional rhythmic adventure! Students use drums and percussion to address: attention/focus, impulse control, taking turns, social skills, communication reinforcement, creative self-expression, leadership, confidence & self-esteem, basic color and shape identification, motor skills, counting and left/right discrimination. No previous musical experience is required, and all instruments will be provided. This course is for any child in Pre-K through Kindergarten and for older children with special needs. Instructor: Ochoa Tuition $48 Mon 6 sessions 6:15pm-7:00pm 1/23 Northside Learning Ctr P8B Mon 6 sessions 6:15pm-7:00pm 3/20 Northside Learning Ctr P8B

Drum Set/Percussion 101 (Ages 7-12) 150073

Rock out with For the Love of Drums! Your child will learn basic rock beats, rhythmic patterns, and drum notations on a full drum set and a variety of percussion instruments. This is an interactive music and movement jam session. A supply fee of $15 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $15 Tuition $69 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr

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Performance/Show Team Ballet (Ages 3-5)

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Do you have an aspiring ballerina? Students will be introduced to the basic steps and positions while enjoying movement to music. On-going registration. Instructor: Cheer Tuition $40 Wed 6:30pm-7:15pm 1/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Ballet (Ages 6-10)

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Ballet helps develop good posture, selfconfidence and dance appreciation. Students will learn the fundamentals of movement, correct foot and arm placement and simple routines. On-going registration. Tuition $40 Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Hip Hop Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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Tiny Hip Hop Show Team is geared towards the younger dance student. Synchronized steps to form the latest moves will be taught in this exciting class. On-going registrations. Tuition $40 Fri 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/6 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Students will learn synchronized steps to form the latest moves. Steps, body attitude and choreography will all be taught in this exciting class. 1st-3rd 6:30pm-7:30pm. 4th-8th 7:30pm-8:30pm. On-going registrations. Tuition $40 Mon 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/2 Murnin ES Gym

Kinder “Dance With Me” (18-36 months) 130139

This class offers age appropriate exposure to developmental milestones through dance and sensory-motor activities while nurturing the bond between caregiver and child. Caregivers participate and learn to facilitate the natural exploration and progression of motor development through play, laying the groundwork for academic success as the child grows. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $80 Wed 8 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 8 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 3/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Tiny Cheer Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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This is an opportunity for your little cheerleader to learn the basics of cheers, dances and stunts. Students will have the opportunity to perform at the Arneson River Theatre and a Spurs game. Attire will be discussed at class. Tuition $40 Fri 6:15pm-7:00pm 1/6 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Cheerleading 210006 Texas Cheer & Dance Classes Students will have the opportunity to participate in performances at the Arneson River Theatre and a Spurs game. Tuition is $40 per month and there is a one-time $5 registration charge. For the optional performances, costume and ticket cost will be approximately $70$90. Attire will be discussed at class. Classes forming now! On-going registration To register, call 289-2921 or 323-6094 or e-mail rickstexascheer1@aol.com.

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Hip Hop Street Dance (Grades 1-8)

This fun-filled program builds a strong foundation for developmental movement. Developing Gross Motor Skills, Movement Creativity, Physical Development, Body and Social Awareness. Kindertots® incorporates the joy of movement while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. This is an Independent Child Class and parents are asked to wait outside the classroom. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $80 Wed 8 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 8 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 3/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Kinderdance (Ages 3-5) 130122

Is your child an aspiring Ballerina or Dancer? This curriculum developmental dance program is the perfect fit! Kinderdance® teaches the basics of ballet, tap, motor skills and creative dance. Encouraging poise and balance, while blending educational concepts. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $94 Wed 8 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 1/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 8 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 3/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Learn the basics of cheers, dances and stunts for performances at the Arneson River Theatre and a Spurs Basketball Game. Year round performances. K-2 6:30pm-7:30pm. 3rd-6th 7:30pm-8:30pm. Tuition $40 Tue 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/3 Lewis ES Gym Wed 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/4 Brauchle ES Gym Thu 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/5 Hoffman ES Gym Fri 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/6 Wanke ES Gym

Creative Movement & Imagination (Ages 3-5) 130188

This class will focus on creative movement which builds on the necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction. Instructors use fun, upbeat music to teach basic skills like hopping, skipping, jumping, galloping and balance coordination. Students will engage in dramatic music movements and learn introductory dance steps. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $60 Sat 6 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 6 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Pre-School Ballet (Ages 3-5)

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Your little dancer will learn the fundamentals of ballet in a fun, structured setting. Creative dance movements channel your little one’s motor, listening and social skills through dance and music! Ballet shoes and dance ware are encouraged but not required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $60 Sat 6 sessions 9:30am-10:15am 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 6 sessions 9:30am-10:15am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Beyond Beginning Ballet (Ages 3-5) 130189

If your little dancer has already taken a beginning ballet class or they want a continuation to ballet, this class fits your request. Your little dancer will continue learning the fundamentals of ballet in a fun, structured setting. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $60 Sat 6 sessions 10:15am-11:00am 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 6 sessions 10:15am-11:00am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Introduction To Dance (Ages 6-10)

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Designed as an introduction to ballet, tap and hip hop dance in a relaxed and fun environment, this is a great way for your dancer to try different styles of dance and learn the fundamentals of movement, coordination and build great self-confidence. Dance ware and dance shoes are encouraged, but not required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $60 Sat 6 sessions 11:00am-11:45am 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 6 sessions 11:00am-11:45am 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Let’s Hip Hop (Ages 5-10)

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Hip Hop is a popular dance style that all age groups love to dance, especially kids! Your child will have fun learning the newest and hottest dance moves to top 40 upbeat age appropriate music. This is a great beginner’s class designed to introduce your dancer to popping, locking, musicality and more! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $60 Sat 6 sessions 11:45am-12:30pm 2/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 6 sessions 11:45am-12:30pm 3/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tuition $40 Ages 5-7 Tue 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 1/24 Blattman ES Gym

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Sports & Fitness TOT Basketball (Ages 3-5)

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Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) is a preschool basketball program focused on athletics, academics, and agility. Your child will learn ball handling and dribbling skills. TOT instructors will give a “mini” academic lesson each class. The program is also designed to work on agility to develop fine and gross motor skills with some super fun equipment! Instructor: Black Tuition $79 Tue 6 sessions 4:30pm-5:15pm 1/31 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 11:30am-12:15pm 2/1 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tue 6 sessions 4:30pm-5:15pm 3/21 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 11:30am-12:15pm 3/22 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Become the best athlete you can be! This course is designed for teenage level students and will be moderate to high intensity. Classes will consist of sport specific personal training, in which students will be taught how to incorporate proper movement and body mechanics creating a fluid motion while honoring their skills in the specific sport. Each session will consist of a different sport; basketball, baseball, football, and one session of general performance training. Students will have the opportunity to increase their speed, strength, agility and much more while learning sport techniques used by the pros. Tuition $59 T,Th 8 sessions 6:15pm-7:30pm 1/24 NorthStar Sports T,Th 8 sessions 6:15pm-7:30pm 3/21 NorthStar Sports

Fencing - PeeWee Epee (Ages 6-8) 210130 Distinct Dance (Ages 4 & Up)

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A class with your child in mind. Students will be introduced to Jazz, Hip-Hop and other types of dance. This class will emphasize flexibility, stamina and coordination. Dance patterns, steps and choreographed routines will be taught. Dance outfits will be available for purchase but are not required. There will be public performances at the Spurs and parades. Tuition $10/class Mon 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/9 Westwood Terrace ES Gym Wed 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/11 Carlos Coon ES Gym Thu 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/12 McDermott ES Gym Thu 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/12 Timberwilde ES Gym Ongoing Registration For registration information call 310-0216 or email dysteam@yahoo.com or visit their website at www.dysteam.webs.com. $10 per week with a one time $10 registration fee.

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Learn the fundamentals of Epee fencing. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses as well as games designed to increase coordination and stamina. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of the fencing weapon and protective gear. Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Wed 6 sessions 5:00pm-6:00pm 2/8 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Wed 6 sessions 5:00pm-6:00pm 4/5 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

Fencing - Children Beginning (Ages 8-13) 210135

Learn the basics of modern Olympic sport fencing. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses for the Foil, Epee, and Sabre swords. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of fencing weapon and protective gear. Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Wed 6 sessions 5:00pm-6:00pm 2/15 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Wed 6 sessions 5:00pm-6:00pm 3/29 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

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Synchronized Swimming (Ages 7-17) 210148

If your child likes to swim and dance, synchronized swimming may be the perfect sport! This fun and active camp teaches students basic synchronized swimming techniques and also covers swimming skills, strength training, coordination skills and flexibility. Children also learn about team work and cooperation in a safe and fun setting. Instructor: Zabriskie Tuition $110 Sun 8 sessions 3:00pm-5:00pm 1/15 George Block Aquatics Ctr Sun 8 sessions 3:00pm-5:00pm 3/19 George Block Aquatics Ctr

Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 3-4) 450071

The class is a combination of Asian and American styles of martial arts in an instructor led environment that small children will enjoy. This exciting, non-aggressive course for boys and girls promotes self-discipline and self-confidence which can be reflected in everyday life. Join now and earn a certificate towards the first level of Orange belt. Uniforms are optional but will be available for purchase if desired. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $30 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-6:30pm 2/13 DC Martial Arts Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-6:30pm 3/20 DC Martial Arts

Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 5-12) 450066

Taekwondo, an Olympic sport, is an exciting, non-aggressive sport for boys and girls. This fun and structured environment promotes self-discipline and self-confidence which can be reflected in everyday life. Your instructor is a 6th Degree Black Belt and will help you earn a certificate towards the first level of Taekwondo, the Orange belt. Uniforms are optional but will be available for purchase if desired. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $30 Mon 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 2/13 DC Martial Arts Mon 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 3/20 DC Martial Arts

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Self Defense Anti-Kidnapping (Ages 4+) 210007

This program encourages confidence, physical fitness, positive self esteem, and self-discipline. Students are instructed in safety awareness, defense against possible anti-kidnapping situations, releases from an aggressor and the ability to avoid threatening situations. Uniforms are available for purchase, but not required. Tuition $10/class Mon 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/9 Northwest Crossing ES Gym Tue 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/10 Esparza ES Gym Wed 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/11 Evers ES Gym Fri 7:30pm-8:30pm 1/13 Carnahan ES Gym Sat 2:30pm-3:30pm 1/21 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Karate Smart

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This program encourages confidence, physical fitness, and positive self-esteem. Students will be instructed on safety and self protection. Ages 6 years to adult. New students and yellow rank 6:30pm-7:30pm. Adults and returning students 7:30pm8:30pm. Uniforms are required and available for purchase for $50. Instructor: Henderson Tuition $70 Fri 6:00pm-6:45pm 1/6 Timberwilde ES Gym Thu 6:00pm-6:45pm 1/12 McDermott ES Gym Thu 7:15pm-8:15pm 1/12 Rhodes ES Gym Thu 6:30pm-8:30pm 1/12 Westwood Terrace ES Gym Ongoing Registration For registration information call 310-0216 or email dysteam@yahoo.com or visit their website at www.dysteam.webs.com. $10 per week with a one time $10 registration fee.

Golf Golf Junior Beginning (Ages 6-15) 230003

A class designed especially for the young golfer. Students will be taught the grip, stance, swing and the rules and etiquette of the game. Get an early start on a hobby that could last a lifetime. An $8 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Clubs are available at no charge Instructor: Gimmestad Materials Fee $8 Tuition $52 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 3/6 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 3/11 Alamo Golf Course Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 4/3 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 4/8 Alamo Golf Course

Tennis Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-8)

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Tennis - Junior (Ages 9-15)

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A fun introductory class for the very young. Students will learn how to hold the racket, swing, and hit the ball. Hand-eye coordination will be stressed. Emphasis will be on having fun on the tennis court using the quick start format. Rackets will be available if you do not already have one. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 1/22 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 3 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 2/19 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 3/26 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 4/23 NISD Tennis Ctr

An introductory class for juniors. Learn the basic strokes, forehand and backhand, drives, rules, score-keeping, and tennis etiquette. Please bring a tennis racket or one will be available for use. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 1/22 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 3 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 2/19 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 3/26 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 4/23 NISD Tennis Ctr

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Northside Spring 2017 Tennis Academy Classes are held at the NISD Tennis Center near O’Connor High School and at the Annemarie Tennis Center off Culebra and 410. When registering, please ensure you select the class for your desired location. Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible to reserve your space.

Tennis Academy: QuickStart (Ages 10 & Under) 660001

QuickStart is an innovative way for kids 10 and under to have fun and learn tennis skills. QuickStart uses a smaller court size, shortened score format, smaller rackets, and three different types of balls depending on age. This is the perfect program to set your child on the pathway to tennis. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $90 M-W 12 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/17 NISD Tennis Ctr M-W 12 sessions 1/9 2/6 3/20 4/17

6:00pm-7:00pm Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr

Flexible Schedule: QuickStart (Ages 10 & Under) 660028

This QuickStart course is a flexible schedule; this class will take place once a week to accommodate busy schedules. Specific day (Monday, Tuesday OR Wednesday) is to be arranged with the tennis center. Tuition $40 Mon 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/17 NISD Tennis Ctr

Mon 4 sessions 1/9 2/6 3/20 4/17

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Tennis Academy: Intermediate (Ages 11+) 660002

This program caters to players ages 11 and up. This program is for both beginner and intermediate level players. The program focuses on the latest stroke techniques and fundamentals to get your player ready to play. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $135 M-W 12 sessions 6:00pm-7:30pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/17 NISD Tennis Ctr

M-W 12 sessions 1/9 2/6 3/20 4/17

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Flexible Schedule: Intermediate (Ages 11+) 660027

This Intermediate course offers a flexible schedule; class will take place once a week to accommodate busy schedules. Specific day (Monday, Tuesday OR Wednesday) is to be arranged with the tennis center. Tuition $50 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:30pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/17 NISD Tennis Ctr

Mon 4 sessions 1/9 2/6 3/20 4/17

6:00pm-7:30pm Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr

M-W 12 sessions 1/9 2/6 3/20 4/17

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Flexible Schedule: Elite (Ages 11+)

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This Elite course offers a flexible schedule; this class will take place once a week to accommodate busy schedules. Specific day (Monday, Tuesday OR Wednesday) is to be arranged with the tennis center. Tuition $50 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/17 NISD Tennis Ctr

Mon 4 sessions 1/9 2/6 3/20 4/17

6:00pm-8:00pm Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr Annemarie Tennis Ctr

For more information, contact the NISD Tennis Center at 398-1800 or the Annemarie Tennis Center at 397-7592.

This training will be tennis specific offcourt training using drills that will test and improve: Strength, Power, Agility, Speed, and Endurance. Tennis requires athletes to be light on their feet and to have the muscular endurance to play for hours on hours that will be our main focus as strength cannot always be targeted with on court training. Instructor: Horan Tuition $34 M-W 9 sessions 4:45pm-5:30pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 1/30 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/10 NISD Tennis Ctr

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to tournaments and other special events, there may be skipped days and makeup days within sessions. Please refer to each session’s schedule online for any updates and exceptions to the printed schedule.

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This advanced program caters to high school varsity players and all Championship level and super championship level players. This is a high intensity program that incorporates the latest teaching methods of the USTA. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $135 M-W 12 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 1/9 NISD Tennis Ctr 2/6 NISD Tennis Ctr 3/20 NISD Tennis Ctr 4/17 NISD Tennis Ctr

Tennis Academy Pre-Workout 660025

New! Flexible Schedule! Pick your day!

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TOTAL General Information Northside ISD Adult & Community Education offers non-credit classes to all members of the community for personal enrichment and professional development. You do not have to be a resident of Northside School District to take our classes. Adult Classes Our classes are designed for attendees 16 years and older. Children under 16 are admitted only with prior permission of the program coordinator and instructor and must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children may not accompany adults to class and we do not provide child care. Youth Classes Please adhere to listed age requirements. Unless designated as a “Mom & Me” class, parents will be expected to leave the classroom once class starts. All instructors are background checked and we adhere to strict safety policies. Registration All classes, including free classes, require pre-registration. Many classes fill up so register early to avoid disappointment. If space is available, registrations are taken until the first day of the class. Early registrations are encouraged to avoid class cancellations due to low enrollment. Registration for some cooking and crafting classes may close two business days before class time to allow instructors to purchase supplies for class. Fees Financial suppor t for our program comes from class fees. Tuition fees are due at registration. Visa and Mastercard can be used to pay for class online, by phone, by fax, by mail and in person. We can also accept cash and check payments in our office. Returned Checks A $25 fee will be charged for each returned check.

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Supply/Food Fees Some classes have a materials fee which is payable to the instructor in the first class. This fee is noted in the class description and is in addition to the class fee paid upon registration. Some classes may require students to bring supplies; refer to class description. Gift Certificates Classes make great gifts! Gift Certificates in any amount can be purchased online or through our office. Refund Policy Refunds minus a $6 processing fee will be given if requested at least 2 working days before the day of the first class meeting. Local Tours must be cancelled at least 5 working days before the event. After that time, no refunds can be given. Refund requests must be made by calling our office at 397-8100 (option 2). We cannot process refund requests by email. Instructors are not authorized to approve requests for refunds. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF YOU FAIL TO ATTEND CLASS. Refunds for payments made by credit card will be processed to same card used and will take 24-48 hours for processing. Refunds for cash and check payments will be made by check and will take 4 to 6 weeks for processing. Cancellations If we cancel a class, you will be offered the choice of an alternative class, electronic voucher, or full refund. Electronic vouchers are valid for one year from date of issue and can be used toward any class. Confirmation If you provide an email address at registration, class confirmation will be emailed to you. A class reminder will be sent via email 24-48 hours prior to class, but students are expected to manage their class registrations and schedules.

Class locations We may change room assignments due to class size or requirements. Please refer to the Campus Supervisor, classroom signs (on or near door), or television monitor (NLC Campus only) for final room assignment. Waiting Lists Waiting lists are available for classes that reach capacity. Should space become available, students will be contacted in order they appear on the list. Instructors are not authorized to approve requests for admittance to class if a waiting list is in place. Policies Northside Independent School District offers classes to the public for purpose of information, instruction, enlightenment, and example ONLY. Such classes are NOT to be construed as endorsement from the individual instructor, his/her company, or Northside School District. We urge all students to conduct their own research into subjects and courses of study. We make no guarantees, expressed or implied, that classroom instruction will result in a specific gain. We cannot be held responsible for any loss, material or otherwise, incurred while following a teacher’s directions. We are not responsible for any personal property left in our buildings. Students take courses at their own risk. Neither the Northside ISD nor any of its instructors is liable for any injury you may sustain. Every effort has been made to make this publication accurate as of the publication date; however, all policies, tuition/fees, instructors, and/or curriculum are subject to change at any time by appropriate action of instructors or administrators of this program. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied. Any questions about our policies or program can be addressed to our office at 397-8100.

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Northside Independent School District BOARD OF TRUSTEES KATIE N. REED President, District 5 M’LISSA M. CHUMBLEY Vice President, District 3 CAROL HARLE, Ph.D. Secretary, District 6 JOSEPH H. MEDINA Trustee, District 1 GERALD B. LOPEZ Trustee, District 2 ROBERT BLOUNT, JR. Trustee, District 4 KAREN FREEMAN Trustee, District 7

ADMINISTRATION BRIAN T. WOODS, Ed.D. Superintendent JANIS JORDAN, Ed.D. Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction DON SCHMIDT Assistant Superintendent for Student, Family and Community Services

About Our Program Community Education

Since the establishment of the Community Education Department in 1984, Northside Independent School District has fostered the concept of lifelong learning for all members of our society. Dedicated to the idea that the school is the center of the community, our doors remain open during “non-traditional” hours to offer educational opportunities that will enrich the lives of people both personally and professionally. 397-8100

Learning Tree After School Program

Learning doesn’t stop when the bell rings. The Learning Tree After School program provides a safe and positive environment for children while parents are still at work. Youth leaders engage students in enriching activities, homework help, and recreation. 397-8108

Plaza Comunitaria

In partnership with other district departments and the Mexican Consulate, Plaza Comunitaria provides basic education, technology literacy, financial literacy, and parenting education for those with limited English proficiency. 397-7563

Adult Literacy & Education

Adult Secondary Education classes include basic education and high school equivalency preparation classes focused on helping students obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment, self-sufficiency and high school equivalency completion. 397-8109

English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes help adults improve their English proficiency with curriculum focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. ESL students will gain knowledge and skills that will help them become active and informed parents, workers and community members. 397-8109

Distance Learning

Distance learning classes are designed for students who are unable to attend regularly scheduled Adult Education classes Monday through Friday. The sessions are held primarily online using Internet activities with face-to-face workbook practice and tutoring sessions. 397-8109

High School Equivalency Testing Center

GED® Testing is by appointment only at the GED® Testing Center. The General Educational Development Diploma, also called the High School Equivalency Certificate in Texas, provides proof of the completion of an alternative high school education. 397-7569

We support Northside Independent School District ’s mission by encouraging the community to strive for personal excellence and lifelong learning beyond the classroom.

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Interested in Teaching? We are always looking for experienced instructors and new course ideas. Our instructors come from varied backgrounds, from Northside teachers to business leaders, and all share one characteristic: a passion for sharing their area of interest.

Adult & Community Education ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION STAFF LYDIA MARTINEZ Director of Adult and Community Education TIFFANY MORENO Coordinator, Community Education

If you have an idea for a class, please visit our website and submit a proposal detailing the course you would like to teach and what makes you the perfect person to teach it. Our coordinators review all applications based on our program needs and student requests. We plan four to five months in advance for our semesters, and work to select seasonally-appropriate classes. If your proposal fits a need, the coordinators will be in touch to further discuss your ideas.

JENNA WALLACE Coordinator, Community Education MANDY ZEIGLER-NERI Coordinator, Community Education DOROTHY GONZALEZ Bookkeeper MCKENZIE RODRIGUEZ Administrative Assistant ESTHER SALAZAR Administrative Assistant ESTER BUENDIA Coordinator, After School Programs TERRY PEREZ

Stay Connected In Person

Our offices are open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm to assist you with registration, program related questions, and general inquiries. You can also reach us by phone during regular office hours.

210-397-8100 6632 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238 Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm Friday 8am-5pm

Online

By visiting our website, you can find information on all of these programs, as well as the latest news, current schedules, registration links, and contact information.

Coordinator, ACE Learning Tree CARRIE RIOS After School Programs Coordinatator NANCY BENTLEY DUNLAP Coordinator, Adult Basic Education

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@nisdcommunityeducation Visit us on social media to receive updates, check-in, comment on posts and photos, participate in discussions, post to our wall about your community education experiences and ask questions.

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Northside Independent School District Adult & Community Education 5900 Evers Road San Antonio, TX 78238-1606

Northside Adult & Community Education www.nisd.net/ace 210-397-8100 6632 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238

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NISD Community Education Spring 2017 Class Catalog