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For returning students only! The next sequence of this course will begin in September, 2019. Registration of new students begins July, 2019 This course will meet for 110 hours on Tuesday and Thursday nights. More
Starts: 10/2/2018 6:00 PM
This course is designed for the photographer who wants to expand their knowledge of photography. Students will be taken to a further level, focusing on complex camera, composition, lighting and photoshop editing techniques. The course follows hands-on approach plenty of practical training and projects in helping the student to develop their own style. *Must have basic understanding of using DSLR camera in manual mode and/or completion of Beginners Digital Photography. This course meets for 5 classes on Tuesday nights. More
Starts: 4/23/2019 6:30 PM
Every adult needs an estate plan. This course will teach you the fundamentals and elements of will and trust based estate plans. When you have all the proper elements in your plan you and your family will be protected and cared for in the event of incapacity or death. Each class participant will create a customized Estate Plan Design Summary during the course. Topics of review will include: Wills, Trusts, Financial and Health Care Directives, Life Estates and Homestead Protection, Guardianship and Elder Law, DIY Estate Planning Mistakes. This is a one night course. More
Starts: 5/16/2019 6:00 PM
This course is intended to explore the power of Excel as an analytical tool. You will develop the ability to organize and analyze data turning numbers into valuable information and impactful insights. Topics include: creating advanced formulas, analytical functions, visualizing data and analyzing data with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
This class meets on Monday and Wednesday nights for 6 classes.
Starts: 4/1/2019 6:30 PM
The Excel workbook has many layers that add depth to your analysis. This course includes more advanced topics such as: sharing and protecting workbooks, automating workbook functionality, auditing workbooks and more advanced methods for visualizing data.
This course meets on Monday and Wednesday nights for 6 classes. More
Starts: 4/29/2019 6:30 PM
More homeowners want to transform a backyard living space by adding a patio, fire pit or decorative stonewalls—also known as hardscapes. Learn how to design and build fun and functional new outdoor space for your family and friends to enjoy and admire. Roll up your sleeves and learn the fundamentals of hardscaping from an experienced Shawsheen masonry instructor and then enjoy the experience of taking your new skills into your own backyard. Save money this spring and learn a skill that you can use and re-use for years to come. This course meets for 7 weeks on Wednesday nights. More
Starts: 3/20/2019 6:30 PM
Take your digital photography to the next level with Photoshop.
In this course, you will navigate the Photoshop workspace, identify and use Photoshop tools to enhance photographic images, and organize files in Adobe Bridge.
Topics include: Define image size, resolution, and color modes, work with selection tools and layers, make image enhancements and adjustments.
This course meets for 8 classes on Thursday nights.
Starts: 3/28/2019 6:30 PM
Learn the real estate essentials necessary to be licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a real estate salesperson. Areas to be covered include legal aspects of brokering, real estate financing, mechanics of closing, residential market evaluation, landlord-tenant relations, condominium conversions, tax abatements, zoning and land use control, license law and Massachusetts real estate practice, and real estate math. Please note: by completing this 42-hour course, students will have met the pre-licensure education requirement for the Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson exam. As course study-guide will be provided. This class will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings for 14 classes. More
Starts: 3/18/2019 6:00 PM
This course is designed to build on the Introduction to Programming using Java and is also open to anyone with some experience using Java. This course delves into the power of Java including networking and Graphical User Interface (GUI) design and Java 8 features. Course topics include: netbeans and eclipse IDE, networking and multithreaded programming, graphical user interface design, UI design components, functional interfaces and lambda expressions, Java 8 date/time and stream API’s.
Course meets on Thursday evenings for 5 classes. More
Starts: 4/11/2019 6:30 PM