Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fitness, finance, fun…..Franklin Adult Education and Community Learning has it all

How many times have you thought “I’d like to take a class, participate in a workshop, have some fun.” Well, here’s your chance. Franklin Adult Education and Community Learning, a program of the Lifelong Learning Institute at the Franklin Public Schools, is rolling out its fall programs……AND you can register now by going to www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com and clicking on Adult Education to get started. 
“Whether you are looking for fitness, finance, food, fun, sports, language or art, there is something for you. We are absolutely delighted to offer these opportunities to our residents through our public school system,” says Maureen Sabolinski, Franklin’s Superintendent of Schools. 
Area residents can find diverse and enriched education and experiences in the Franklin Adult Education and Community Learning programs and partnerships. Whether you are a working professional, senior citizen, person with special needs or in transition, there’s a program for you. Last year more than 1,200 individuals visited Adult Education.

“Now we have a new season. We have exciting new offerings and we are in a brand new building” says Pandora Carlucci, executive director for Franklin Lifelong Learning Institute, the umbrella under which the Adult Education program operates. She goes on to say “we are fortunate to have many of our classes operating in the new state-of-the-art Franklin High School. It’s an amazing facility that will increase our ability to provide new and innovate offerings now and in the years ahead.”

For example, this fall at Franklin High School you can participate in a variety of very interesting Financial help classes, even a Digital Photography class or find an activity on the schedule of Adult Education events posted on the Lifelong Learning Institute’s website www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com
In addition, you can take advantage of online Learning Classes and Online Career Training Programs, courses conducted in partnership with Ed2go and Gatlin Education Services. These career-focused online courses give you the latest in learning, and skills that can help you to acquire professional caliber positions in many in-demand occupations.

These instructor-facilitated courses are available anytime, anywhere. A team of available online professionals, anytime scheduling, and educational textbooks combine for a relevant, interactive learning experience. You can find a complete listing of all titles and more information at www.ed2go.com/franklined.

Brenda Reed, director for Adult Education and Community Learning says “Whether you’re five, fifteen, fifty or older, there’s much to like at Adult Education. Our fee-based programs have something for everyone. So, don’t wait. Register now before your favorite class is filled.”
Teri DeWitt at the community entrance to the new Franklin High School
Teri DeWitt at the community entrance to the new Franklin High School

About Lifelong Learning Institute and Adult Education and Community Learning

The Lifelong Learning office is located at 355 East Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038
Telephone: 508-553-4814; Email: lifelong@franklin.k12.ma.us.

The Adult Education and Community Learning office is located at 218 Oak Street,
Franklin, MA 02038, Telephone: 508-613-1480. Email: adulted@franklin.k12.ma.us.

To explore the full array of program offerings and take advantage of the education
partnership services, visit the Lifelong Learning website at
www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com – click on Adult Education.

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