Foothills Spring 2019 Catalog

Foothills Adult & Continuing Education 1.800.300.4781 • 55 Our goal is to offer high quality, diverse educational programs at affordable prices. ELIGIBILITY NO participants under 18 years of age are allowed, except for Boating or Excursions. COURSE REGISTRATION & CONFIRMATION You may register for any course at any location as soon as you receive this catalogue. Your registration has been accepted unless we phone you. We do not mail letters to confirm your registration. We will ONLY contact you if a class is cancelled, if dates and/or times change, or if a class is filled to capacity at the time we receive your registration. REGISTRATION DEADLINE The deadline for mail-in registration of general interest courses is one week before the start date of the course or until the class is full. Early registration is encouraged for best selection and to ensure your class is not cancelled due to lack of enrollment. REFUND POLICY Refunds will only be given if a course is cancelled by FoothillsAdult Education due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient registrations. Foothills reserves the right to postpone or cancel classes or change class dates if conditions warrant. We will attempt to notify participants by phone or email prior to the published start date of the class if there is a change. A student absence(s) from a class does not result in a refund, credit or make up session. We cannot give a refund if course dates change due to inclement weather. FREE ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES Registration for free ABE, ESL, GED ® , HSD, NEDP, or Citizenship classes are available in Falls Village, Southbury, Torrington, Watertown, Winsted, or Woodbury on a walk-in or appointment basis. NO CHARGE FOR MATERIALS FOR MANDATED COURSES In compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec.10-73a there is no fee for registrations, books or materials to any adult enrolled in the Citizenship, ESL or High School Completion programs. A reasonable book deposit may be charged and refunded when books are returned in good condition. RECEIPTS If you require a receipt, please include a stamped, self- addressed envelope with your registration. MATERIALS/ADDITIONAL FEES Check course descriptions carefully for additional fees and/or materials required. SENIOR DISCOUNTS Must call to receive discount, this does not deduct online - 10% discount is available to seniors (62+) except for Computers, Food Handler, CNA, Boating, Fencing, Tennis, Golf and Trips. No discounts on courses priced at $20 or less. ROOM ASSIGNMENTS Room assignments will be posted at the building entrance. Please report to your room unless otherwise notified. Cell phone use is prohibited. SCHOOL/WEATHER-RELATED CANCELLATIONS Adult Education classes will not be held when schools are closed for vacation, holiday, parent-teacher conferences, teacher schedule conflicts, or inclement weather. Courses held at EdAdvance are not necessarily cancelled when schools are. If inclement weather begins in the late afternoon, please listen to the following stations: Radio: WZBG (97.3fm)-Litchfield Television: WFSB (Channel 3), WVIT (Channel 4/30), WTNH (Channel 8), Fox61 or call 1-800-300-4781 after 4:00pm. Cancelled classes due to inclement weather are made up by adding additional classes. DISCLAIMER As a service to the community, EdAdvance offers enrichment courses through its Foothills program. These courses are conducted by persons experienced in their respective fields but who may have certain perspectives and biases about their subject matter to which EdAdvance , its agents, and/or employees do not necessarily subscribe. Therefore, it should be understood by those enrolling in these enrichment courses that EdAdvance and its employees and agents, as a general matter, do not endorse the opinions, personal advice, or political perspectives of enrichment instructors. In addition, registrants acting on the personal advice of an enrichment instructor do so at their own risk. By enrolling in an enrichment course, each registrant agrees that he/she waives any and all claims against EdAdvance , its agents, and employees with respect to the above. NONDISCRIMINATION Foothills Adult & Continuing Education, a program of EdAdvance, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Inquiries regarding Foothills Adult & Continuing Educations nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Susan Domanico 1.800.300.4781. GENERAL ACCESSIBILITY AND ACCOMMODATION All activities offered by Foothills Adult & Continuing Education are held in accessible locations. Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request. Please contact Susan Domanico at 1.800.300.4781 DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS? Phone: 1.800.300.4781 or 860.567.0863 Fax: 860.567.3381 E-mail: Write: EdAdvance ATTN: Foothills Adult & Continuing Education P.O. Box 909 • Litchfield, CT 06759-0909