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Accounting, Intro to
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Accounting, Intro to


with Deb Seigars

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

As an introductory course, Intro to Accounting teaches the planning, analyzing and interpreting of transactions that occur in a small for-profit single-owner business. These transactions are processed and recorded through an entire accounting cycle with the ultimate objective of preparing financial statements that summarize the results of operations for that business. Basic accounting principles are taught with emphasis on accuracy and business ethics.

Please note: the first and last day of this class will be held in person at Portland Adult Education.

Need assistance paying for this class? We have scholarship money available to those that qualify! Email for the application.

This class is full and no longer accepting students.

Global Dance Party


with Emma Holder

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm

Joyful movement to music from around the world: Salsa, Merengue, Tango, Swing, Cha Cha, Reggaeton, Belly dance, African and more. For 45 minutes, participants will bust stress, boost energy and burn calories while using traditional and unique moves to fabulous music. Improvisation encouraged, all levels welcome. This course also includes 15 minutes of core work to support your back, your dance, and your life. Bring a mat, sneakers and water bottle.

Google Suite for the Office
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Google Suite for the Office


with Kyle Hall

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Google Suite for the Office introduces students to Google Apps including but not limited to:

  • Gmail
  • Google Drive
  • Google Docs
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Slides
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Meet

It explores the uses of these Apps and their basic functions which will allow the users to increase their productivity and collaboration. Students in this class will learn how to utilize these cloud computing tools to increase productivity, communication and collaboration at school and in the workplace.

Please note: the first and last day of this class will be in person at Portland Adult Education.

The deadline to register for this class is April 12. 

Intro to Sewing


with Stacy Owen, Michelle Kruegar, Dan Toomre, Katie Rose Champlin

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn the basics of cutting fabric, using a sewing machine, and the stitches available on most machines.

5 Weeks of FUNctional Fitness


with Emma Holder

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 5:30 pm
Functional Fitness (FF) is a strength training class that incorporates movements of everyday life. Muscular strength, cardiovascular capacity, balance, coordination, cognitive function, and flexibility with a backdrop of music and humor. Accessible and challenging for all levels (you must be able to get up and down off the floor to attend). Bring sneakers, mat and a water bottle. FMI

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Spring Interval Fitness
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Spring Interval Fitness


with Jessica Lockhart

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 5:45 pm

This interval training class offers three essential fitness components: cardio, strength training, and stretching to release tension. Participants will engage in interval training, essestial for calorie burning and weight loss. Students will engage in multiple actions for short bursts. This class is in person and by Zoom. Instructor will contact students with link and payment information.

Play the Ukulele, The Journey Starts Here


with Duncan Perry

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Learn to play the ukulele! It has never been more popular. Here’s your chance to find out how to play this wonderfully versatile, go anywhere instrument. Join our no-stress program for some laughs and learning. Bring your sense of humor, a passion for music, and curiosity about playing. Once you master the basics you won't want to stop. Will you be recruited to perform with the Portland Symphony Orchestra? -- well, not right way. But, as the saying goes, master player isn’t the person who can pick or strum the most notes. It isn’t the person with the greatest technical skill. It’s the person who can touch the most hearts.” So grab a uke, you don’t need to read music - sign up, tune up and show up. Let your musical journey begin!

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Spanish 1


with Daissy Foss

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
As an introduction to the Spanish language, this course emphasizes pronunciation and basic conversational skills. Students will explore the language and culture, while also engaging in basic Spanish discussions. Requirement: Purchase Practical Spanish Grammar, A Self-Teaching Guide by Marcial Prado, ISBN: 0-471-13446-5.
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