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New Milford Adult Education

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English (ESL) as a Second Language '20


with Adult Education Staff

Calendar Feb 3, 2020


Enrollment for ESL classes is open, based on a first come, first served basis.

Completion of this coursestorm form and clicking the register button will result in a phone contact from Adult Education. Registration must be completed in person.

Register: January 28 or 30, 2020- 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Adult Education office, located in New Milford High School.

Students will take the placement test and register for classes. ESL classes begin the week of February 3, 2020

ESL: ENGLISH FOR LIFE AND WORK ESL (English as a Second Language) is a free program to assist community members, age 18 years and older, whose first or native language is not English:

• Who need to improve job skills for job advancement

• Who want to learn more about the community and the U.S.A.

• Who want to take an active role in their children's education

• Who need to become comfortable and more fluent in English

Courses will provide you with the language skills to enable you to live, work, and study in the United States. Each class includes speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary development, and grammar instruction.




 Students will travel to a variety of community settings for an opportunity to visit and learn about the services available to them. They will be able to practice vocabulary and experience how the New Milford community works. Class held at Lillis Administration Building, located at 50 East Street, New Milford, CT.

S. Pilla Monday 1:00pm-2:30pm, mixed level                                                           Class starts February 3, 2020



These classes review interview skills, cover facts about the U.S.A., and prepare students for the INS requirements for citizenship. Class held at New Milford High School   

S. Pilla Wednesday  1:00pm-2:30pm, mixed level                                                   Class starts February 5, 2020


This program will cover English language and grammar, with a focus on conversation skills and pronunciation, and is held at Phys-Ed Health & Performance, located at 10 Still River Drive in New Milford.

S. Pilla  Tuesday & Thursday 1:00pm-2:30pm, mixed level                 Class starts February 4th, 2020





Tuesday and Thursday:  6:45pm-8:45pm                                  

Students will practice grammar, reading and writing skills of English, needed to achieve these goals.




Tuesday and Thursday:  6:45pm-8:45pm                                 

Students will practice grammar, reading and writing skills of English, needed to achieve these goals.




For all classes students must be committed to attend class regularly, complete homework assignments weekly, participate in classroom activities and provide their own transportation to all programs.

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. 

Aligning with Your Intuition '20


with M. Rispoli

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

We all have a sixth sense just waiting to be discovered.  It connects us to those aspects of ourselves and our lives that can make us flourish on many levels of our existence, if we just learn to channel it appropriately.

Come and explore the many facets of your being, and how you can make it work in your everyday existence. Through exercises meant to enhance these areas, you can explore them together.  

No prior experience is required.  Only the willingness to be open to whatever is meant for you on your particular journey. We will venture there together!  Please come prepared with a notebook and an open mind.

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Finding Your Happy Place - For Adults
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Finding Your Happy Place - For Adults


with K Viera

Ready for a change? Sign up for a new perspective on life. This course will take you on a journey of self-discovery. 

Your adventure includes exploring topics such as self-love, gratitude, judgement, letting go, being present, finding your inner self, and much more. 

All that is required during this escape is an open mind and the willingness to make a positive shift in both yourself and our world.

Chair Yoga '20
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Chair Yoga '20


with L. Ward

“Come as you are, use what you have, do what you can.”  This gentle class explores breath, movement and meditation while seated on and/or standing behind a chair.  Students can expect to learn different breathing techniques and a variety of Yoga poses promoting strength, balance, endurance and flexibility.  Each class features a short themed meditation for creativity of the spirit, flowing “dance” moves on the chair to lighten our bodies.  At the end of each class there’s time for relaxation where your body will incorporate all it accomplished throughout the hour. All are welcome: no yoga experience necessary. Come with the desire to learn how to move your body, and improve your health and well-being.  Please bring a Yoga Mat to place under your chair.                         

Lara Ward • Wednesday  6 Wednesdays 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6 (No class 4/15)

Beginner Crochet Part 2
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Beginner Crochet Part 2


with B Cahill

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a continuation of the Beginner class begun in March.  Expect to learn more stitches including an introduction to Tunisian stitch, also known as the Afghan stitch.  Feel free to bring your own pattern. 

Start a new project or feel free to seek help on any in progress project on which you are working.  Class size is limited.


Women in Retirement-a Women-ONLY Event!
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Women in Retirement-a Women-ONLY Event!


with M. Alimo

Increase your knowledge and confidence, which will then assist you to make the best decisions for a stress-free retirement!

Ladies, attend this event to learn:

- The most common mistakes people make regarding Social Security, what to avoid, AND how to maximize this benefit!

- Need-to-know strategies to avoid outliving your hard-earned money 

- How to create a legacy plan to protect you, your spouse or your heirs from the IRS and probate courts

- How to protect your money from market volatility using the dozens of available options


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with A. Chamorro

Calendar Apr 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks


Únase a nosotros en este taller de 2 noches donde aprenderá sobre el establecimiento de objetivos, el presupuesto y las herramientas de hoja de cálculo que lo ayudarán a organizar y comprender sus finanzas. Aprenda sobre puntajes de crédito y cómo le afectan.


One Dance '20


with A. Mace

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Bored of what you are doing on the dance floor, or just outright terrified?  Your days of rocking back and forth while turning clockwise slowly are over! Learn a few basic steps that are natural and fun to look and feel super confident for that One Dance that is important to you or someone else. Party, proposal, prom, wedding, Father-Daughter dance, beach, anniversary, community event, or your living room - bring it! This practice is so versatile, it can be done with any genre - pop, metal, Latin, country, alternative, etc. - couples or freestyle. Bring your preferred music to sync to a blue tooth speaker.

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