Participants can choose from a variety of courses that focus on building career and life skills. New Culinary Arts offerings include “North End Night: Fresh Pasta and Cheese!” and “Sumptuous Sauces”. Both courses build off the popularity of past workshops which focused on Italian cuisine, such as the always popular “Pasta Workshop”.
For those who enjoy Tri-County’s knitting and crocheting courses, the Continuing Education Program is offering a course entitled “How to Spin Yarn,” during which students will receive hands-on experience in spinning yarn. Other leisure courses include Introduction to Chess, Archery, and Digital Photography.
Business owners and professionals will benefit from courses such as Facebook for Business and QuickBooks Training. Tri-County also offers industry certification courses in the areas of Electrical Apprentice Training, ServSafe, OSHA construction safety, and Welding. For those in the restaurant industry, Tri-County is now offering a French Wine Certification Program.
Tri-County’s Continuing Education courses are offered twice each school year. The fall semester begins in September and the spring semester begins in January. In addition to Continuing Education courses, Tri-County runs Postsecondary programs in Cosmetology and Nursing.
Course catalogs will be mailed out to area residents in August. Registration can be completed via telephone, mail, or online. While registrants are charged a $10 fee when registering via telephone or mail, the fee is waived for those who register online. Visit the Adult Education tab on www.tri-county.us to learn more and to register. All courses are filled on a first-come, first-served basis so early registration is encouraged.
Continuing Education and Postsecondary courses are offered by the Adult Education Office of the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical School District, located at 147 Pond Street, Franklin. By offering an array of courses, the school district is upholding its commitment to lifelong learning while giving local adults the opportunity for self-improvement.