Community ESL Classes Start 11/3

Community ESL Classes Start 11/3

We will hold our first ESL class on Thursday, November 3rd from 5:30pm-7pm at the Millennium High School at 760 Magnolia Ave in Room 47A. Parking and Directions You can park on the street. Millennium High School is directly between Piedmont Middle School and Piedmont High School. There will be signs!  Class Please join us for a placement test and some conversation as we kick-off our first weekly ESL class with the community. This program will serve Beginners-Advanced English as a Second Language speakers. RSVP If you plan to come, please RSVP here. We hope to see you soon!
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Looking for a change? Explore “Your Next Phase” at Piedmont Adult School

Looking for a change? Explore “Your Next Phase” at Piedmont Adult School

Are you looking for more meaning in your work or volunteer life? Join our class, "Your Next Phase," for fun and practical tools to help you find your new direction. Come explore new possibilities in a supportive and energizing environment! Instructor Roberta Streimer has over 30 years of experience as a certified coach, workplace mediator and career advisor for people who want to contribute in ways that matter. Classes run Thursdays, 6:30-9pm, from Oct. 6-27. Sign up for this and other classes at piedmontadultschool.org.
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Ready to Write?  Fiction & Creative Nonfiction starts June 14

Ready to Write? Fiction & Creative Nonfiction starts June 14

Everyone has a story to tell. If you’re ready to tell yours, this Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing class will get you started. The class is for beginners and experienced writers alike, and will focus on the components of effective writing and strategies to maintain a writing practice. There will be short readings, writing exercises, discussions, and the opportunity to workshop.Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing is taught by published author Caitlin McCarthy. McCarthy holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in writing and currently teaches literature and language arts at Corpus Christi School in Oakland. She is also a private writing coach…
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Piedmont Adult School Seeking New Instructors

Piedmont Adult School Seeking New Instructors

Do you have a skill or expertise that you would like to share with the community? Piedmont Adult School is expanding its course offerings, and actively looking for new instructors. Requirements are deep knowledge, interest and enthusiasm about your topic, and an ability to share that knowledge effectively with adult learners. Possibilities include (but are not limited to): Beading, quilting, mahjong, chess, sewing, gardening, home improvement, history, art history, improv, acting, meditation, yoga, starting your own business, job search basics, social media savvy, bitcoin/cryptocurrency and music appreciation. Compensation is $35/hour. To apply, please send a letter of interest, current resume…
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Writing and Art Classes Starting in April

Writing and Art Classes Starting in April

Spring is the season of new beginnings, and Piedmont Adult School is offering two new classes to jump-start your creative pursuits. Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing Everyone has a story to tell. If you’re ready to tell yours, this Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing class will get you started. The class is designed for beginners and experienced writers alike, and will focus on the components of effective writing and strategies to maintain a writing practice. There will be short readings, writing exercises, discussions, and the opportunity to workshop.  The six-week class will be taught by published author Caitlin McCarthy. McCarthy…
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Computer Classes at Piedmont Adult School

Computer Classes at Piedmont Adult School

A wide selection of computer classes is being offered in the Spring 2022 session of Piedmont Adult School. Classes range from beginning to advanced, and from single, two-hour sessions to multi-session weekly courses. Adobe Acrobat, Wordpress, Quickbooks Online and selected Microsoft Excel classes are taught by long-time Piedmont Adult School teacher Helen Nishikai. Helen has been teaching computer software programs to adults and corporate clients for over 25 years and has worked in information technology, web development, and technical consulting. She holds a California Teaching Credential in Adult Education for Computer Technology and Business Management. “I love helping people learn…
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Registration opens Dec. 6 for Spring 2022 session

Registration opens Dec. 6 for Spring 2022 session

Registration for the spring session of Piedmont Adult School is now open.  Classes will run January 3 through June 4, 2022. You can find course offerings in the new Moonlighter catalog or online at piedmontadultschool.org. We are offering many new courses this semester! Courses in our "General" category include: Tools and Techniques for Navigating Retirement How to Organize your Junk Drawer Mindful Positive Parenting The Four Tendencies Workshop and more! Cooking classes are back!    Offerings include: Sushi and Nigiri Workshop Dim Sum Workshop Knife Skills Workshop and more! Computer classes for everyone    In response to popular demand, we…
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What’s New at Piedmont Adult School

What’s New at Piedmont Adult School

We are pleased to post our latest newsletter, which includes highlights from our different programs: Community classes, the High School Diploma Program, and Career Technical Education.  https://piedmont.k12.ca.us/adulted/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Fall-2021-newsletter.pdf
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French Classes Starting Soon At Piedmont Adult School

French Classes Starting Soon At Piedmont Adult School

Planning that long-postponed trip to France? Or do you just want to sharpen your French skills or learn some new ones? French classes at all levels start the week of October 11 at Piedmont Adult School. Classes will be taught by Jean Monnier, who has been an instructor for Piedmont Adult School since 2007. Jean, a native French speaker, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his teaching. He grew up in the Brittany region of France and later moved to the US, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in Comparative Literature from…
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