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High School Completion '20
with Adult Education Staff
Register: By phone to schedule an appointment 860 350-6647 ext. 1170.
Completion of coursestorm information and clicking the registration button will result in a contact call from Adult Education
High School completion classes begin:
New students January 21, 2020
Returning students January 27, 2020
All students new to New Milford Adult Education or those who have not attended for two years MUST attend our 4 night orientation January 21, 22, 23, & 24, 20, 2020 from 5:00pm–9:00pm.
Students must be committed to attend class regularly, complete homework assignments weekly, participate in classroom activities and provide their own transportation to all programs . All Students have access to a Guidance Counselor for career and college planning.
Individuals wishing to enroll in the high school diploma or GED® Test Preparation program must meet the following criteria:
• Must be at least 17 years of age or older
• Must be officially withdrawn from day school
• Must submit a copy of the official withdrawal form with parents signature for students 17 years old
• Must not have a high school diploma or a GED certificate
Please bring an official transcript from all schools in which you were enrolled, as well as a copy of your withdrawal from day school. Be prepared to take a basic Math and English test and complete admission paperwork (approximately 45 minutes long) on the day you register.
Graduation Requirements A diploma candidate must accumulate 23 credits which include the following:
English 4 credits Science 3 credits
Math 3 credits Social Studies* 3 credits
Voc Art 1 credit Electives** 9 credits
*Must include 1 credit of U.S. History, .5 credit of Civics and **.25 credit of Orientation to Adult Education and ,25 of Senior Portfolio.
All students must also meet graduation standards and complete an information literacy project.
To enroll in the GED® Test Preparation program, an adult must:
Achieve a score greater than or equal to a 236 on the CASAS 80 Reading Appraisal and/or CASAS 80 Math Appraisal.
Be 17 years of age or older AND no longer enrolled in school
Commit to the program attendance policy.
Accommodations on the GED® tests are available for qualified individuals with a documented disability. For more information, contact Christy Martin at 860-350-6647 X 1170. You may also contact Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Department of Education at 860-807-2110 or Sabrina.Mancini@ct.gov.
GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED® Testing Service LLC under license. This material is not endorsed or approved by ACE GED® Testing Service.
New Milford Adult Education is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec.10-73a and does not charge fees for registration, textbooks or materials used in mandated program areas
Online Learning '20
with Online Instructor
Whether you're looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime.
Over 300 topics available, including:
Discover Sign Language - Explore the fun of learning sign language and using your hands to communicate.
Introduction to Photoshop CC - Understand how to use Adobe Photoshop CC to edit and process photos and create original images.
Mastering Public Speaking - Learn how to effectively speak both in pubic and small groups.
QuickBooks 2019 Series - Investigate how to use QuickBooks to pay bills and efficiently track expenses.
Soft Skills Suite - Brush up on your soft skills. The suite includes topics like working with tough personalities and making better business decisions.
Visit the website below for a complete catalog of classes and to register.
Course sessions begin on the third Wednesday of each month.
All courses require internet access, email, Adobe PDF plug-in and one of the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Internet Explorer (9.0 or above), Google Chrome or Safari.
Some courses may have additional requirements; those are noted in their description.
Unfortunately, no senior discount is available for online classes.
To get started:
• Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/nmae
• Click the Courses link, choose the department and course title and select ‘Enroll Now.’ Follow enrollment instructions.
• Pay for your course, enter your email address and choose a password to enter the Classroom.
• When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link.
• To begin your studies, log in with your email address and enter your password.
CNA-Certified Nurse Assistant Training
with D. Duggan
This class is designed to provide knowledge and skills for students interested in the health care professioon. The course includes 40 hours of classrom instruction in basic nursing skills, medical terminology, and basic anatomy and physiology. In addition, students complete a MANDATORY 60-hour clinical experience at a local nursing home. The clinical lportion will include some Saturdays for students to experience a full shift at the nursing home. The classroom and clinical experiences enable students to take the Connecticut State Nursing Assistant certification test at the end of the course. Students MUST complete all coursework and clinical hours (100 hours total) to be eligible to take the State exam. The cost of the exam ($118.00) and transportation are the responsibility of the student. Materials are included with the course fee. Please note: Students must be in good physical condition and possess a social security number.
American Job Center '20
with Representatives of American Job Center Connecticut
FREE COMMUNITY SERVICE - OFFERED FEBRUARY 26
New Milford Adult Education hosts the American Job Center on the last Wednesday of each month (also 3/25, 4/29 and 5/27) in the Career Center of New Milford High School from 4:00pm – 6:30pm.
American Job Center offers FREE TRAINING to jobseekers looking to find work or change careers and employers. Career services include: FREE TRAINING, job search, and résumé writing assistance; résumé critiques; skills assessments; interviewing; career exploration/guidance and employer recruitment events.
Perfect Your Pitch: Client Attraction Success Soundbite
with D Watson
Are you telling people what you do and they’re just not intrigued? Then this workshop is meant for you! Learn how to share your brilliance with the perfect pitch. Participants will learn:
- the 6 elements of a great pitch, your inviting introduction, and
- how to create your 30-second client attraction soundbite.
Career Exploration with CONNTAC Inc.
with J Barron
Tonight, the non-profit CONNTAC Inc. provides information on how qualified students and adult learners can receive assistance in the area of Career Exploration.
Bring notebook and something to write with.
J. Barron • 1Tuesday 3/3 5:15-6:15
CERTIFICACIÓN DE SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA SERVSAFE® ’20
with Carlos Lopez
Conviértase en un Gerente Certificado de Protección de Alimentos y sea más valioso para su empleador actual o futuro o un mejor gerente para su propia operación. La seguridad alimentaria y del cliente son las principales prioridades. Muchos municipios requieren que cada operación de servicio de alimentos emplee tanto un Operador de alimentos calificado (QFO) como un suplente. Sus responsabilidades no solo incluyen la seguridad alimentaria, sino también la capacitación del personal. Aprenda a prevenir un brote de enfermedades transmitidas por alimentos en su operación mientras obtiene su certificación QFO obligatoria del estado. Esta clase fue desarrollada por la Fundación Educativa de la Asociación Nacional de Restaurantes. La finalización exitosa del curso y el examen final, administrado durante la última clase, le proporcionará una Certificación de Gerente de Protección de Alimentos y una tarjeta de identificación de billetera. La certificación está acreditada por el American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Conferencia para la Protección de los Alimentos (CFP). El Código de Seguridad Alimentaria de CT requiere al menos un operador de alimentos certificado por establecimiento. Un libro de texto, solo para pedir prestado, estará disponible en New Milford High School antes de la clase. La tarifa de la clase incluye el examen de certificación. Requisitos: identificación válida con fotografía y compromiso de llevar el libro de texto a casa para estudiar antes de la clase. ServSafe® Manager 7th Edition se usa en clase. www.plumsafety.net
CPR Adult & Infant Certification Bundle
with D. Duggan
This certification class educates participants about the signs and symptoms of heart attack, breathing emergencies, cardiac arrest, and stroke.
Participants are CPR certified after demonstrating competent skills on resuscitation mannequins and passing a multiple choice test. Certification cards, valid for two years, are issued to passing participants.
The American Red Cross sponsored class is taught by a certified CPR instrutor. Bundled rate contingent on both classes in the package running.
Courses included in the bundle:
Adult Certification Class - Thursday 3/19
Child/Infant Certification Class - Thursday 3/26
NO SENIOR DISCOUNT CAN BE APPLIED TO THESE CLASSES