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SALOCALLOWDOWN.COM

ADVERTORIAL -

JUDSON I SD

GED AND ESL PREP COURSES

B Y E D 2 G O

O N L I N E C O U R S E S

Ed2go Career Certification Training Programs

Are you thinking about starting a new career, a

part time business, or improve skills to advance

in your existing career? You've come to the right

place! Check out our online Ed2go Career Training

Programs at

www.ed2go.com/judson.

You can start

anytime and many programs can be completed

in less than 6 months. All learning materials are

provided for your in-depth study. You will receive

personal instructor assistance. After achieving a

successful passing score, you will receive a cer-

tificate of completion. The categories listed in the

catalog include professions in the following:

Healthcare & Fitness

Business & Professional

IT & Software Development

Management & Corporate

Media & Design

Hospitality & Service Industry

Skilled Trades & Industrial

Sustainable Energy & Going Green

Ed2go Online Instruction Center

Additionally, Ed2Go offers a large variety of interac-

tive online courses led by expert instructors. Most

courses begin monthly & are 6 weeks in length.

Go to

http://www.ed2go.com/judson

to view the

catalog or search for a specific class of interest to

you. You can study at your own pace any time of

day or evening.

Categories include:

Accounting & Finance

Business & Professional

College Readiness (Test Prep)

Computer Applications (Adobe, Microsoft)

Design and Composition (Adobe Software,

Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Multi-

media & Web Design)

Health Care and Medical

Language and Arts

Law and Legal

Personal Development

Teaching and Education

Technology (Certification, Programming,

Multimedia, Security, etc)

Test Preparation

(SAT/ACT, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, etc.)

Writing and Publishing

GED Preparation

Visit

http://www.ed2go.com/judson

to register for

our online “GED Preparation” course. Work at your

own pace day or night.

Prepare for the GED Math Test

Visit

http://www.ed2go.com/judson

to register for

our online “Prepare for GED Math Test” course.

You can study the course at your convenience 24/7.

Grammar for ESL

Visit

http://www.ed2go.com/judson

to register for

our online “Grammar for ESL” course and work at

your own pace as your schedule allows.

Writing for ESL

Visit

http://www.ed2go.com/judson

to register for

our online “Writing for ESL” course. You can work

on the course lessons according to your schedule

anytime of the day.

For more information visit our website

at

www.JudsonISD.org.

Check the website

often for updates and new classes!

SEW YOUR OWN CLOTHES

Ages 8 - Adults

This class

will guide

you through

measuring,

cutting, making

patterns to fit your body style, & designing an outfit

made with a pattern to fit you. Designing and mak-

ing your own fashion clothes will be exciting! Bring

to class: thread, scissors, needles, straight pins,

pin cushion, tissue paper, ruler, measuring

tape, 3

yards material for a pair of pants & portable sewing

machine. Additional projects will be completed as

time allows for the class. For ages 8 & up.

Meets Mon for 6 classes 6:30-8:30 p.m. — $74

Sess 1:

Jan 30, Feb 6, 13, 27, Mar 6 & 20 (no class

Feb 20 or Mar 13)

Sess 2:

Apr 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1 & 8

Raquel Castillo, Instructor

Judson Middle School Bldg B, rear entrance

BASIC CUP CAKE DECORATING

*Ages 16 - Adults

Have you ever wanted to decorate & personal-

ize your own cupcakes or cakes for a special

occasion? Your instructor will give you a basic

introduction to cup cake decorating techniques.

You will learn about the different types of icing and

which ones to use to achieve certain techniques.

Students will learn how to color and tint icing, how

to fill a decorating bag & how to hold the decorat-

ing bag while working on a hands-on project.

Your instructor, Gina is a certified cake decorating

instructor & she will share where to find different

recipes for icing. You will need to bring some wax

paper to practice on, paper towels, apron, wet

wipes & 6 un-iced cupcakes to class. *Students

age 16 and under will require a paid registered

adult to accompany them to class.

A $10 cash sup-

ply fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of

class which covers the cost of icing, 2 tips, 2 bags

and a coupler. (Min5/Max12)

Meets for 2 hours $25

Morning Class 10am-12pm (Thur.)

Jan 19, Feb 9, Mar 9, Apr 6, May 11

Evening Class 6-8:00 pm (Tues.)

Jan 17, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 9

Gina Giddings, Instructor

Judson Middle School Bldg B, rear entrance

BASIC JEWELRY MAKING

*Ages 16 - Adults

Learn how to design and make your own jewelry.

You will use stretchy cord & complete a bracelet.

Your instructor will show you how to use various

tools (pliers) to complete a matching pair of ear-

rings (clip or pierced). Supply kit with beads, head

pins, earring hooks & other materials needed will

be provided for a $10 cash supply fee payable to

the instructor at the beginning of class. *Students

age 16 and under will require a paid registered

adult to accompany them to class. (Min5/Max12)

Meets for 2 hours $25

Morning Class 10am-12pm (Thur.)

Jan 26, Feb 23, Apr 13, May 18

Evening Class 6-8:00 pm (Tues.)

Jan 24, Feb 21, Apr 11, May 16

Gina Giddings, Instructor

Judson Middle School Bldg B, rear entrance

CRAFTS & HOBBIES

CERTIFICATE OF HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (GED)

PREPARATION PROGRAM

Students must attend mandatory registration & enroll.

No walk-ins after registration. Students gain aca-

demic skills necessary for the successful completion

of their Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency

(GED) exams. The exams include: Science, Social

Studies, Reasoning Through Language Arts &Math-

ematical Reasoning. Classes are structured and led

by a teacher.

Eligible students must be 18 years or older. Students

that are 17 years old must have withdrawal forms

from last school attended & accompanied by a parent

or guardian. Students that are16 years old must be

accompanied by a parent or guardian, present a copy

of the court order &withdrawal documentation from

last school attended. Registration and classes meet

at 102 School Street, Converse, TX in the annex build-

ing (located next to the Judson ISD Police Station).

Morning Certificate of High School Equivalency

(GED) Registration

Jan. 10 & 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (T/Th)

Placement testing will take 2-3 hours

Evening Certificate of High School Equivalency (GED)

Registration

Jan. 10 & 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (T/Th)

Placement testing will take 2-3 hours

Class Schedule - Certificate of High School

Equivalency (GED)

Classes meet Tues, Wed & Thurs

Classes start Jan. 17, 2017

Classes end May 18, 2017

Morning Class: 9:00 a.m.-12 p.m.

Evening Class: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

ESL (ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE) CLASSES

Students must attend mandatory registration & enroll.

No walk-ins after registration. The ESL course is for

adults who wish to learn or improve their speaking,

reading, and writing skills in the English language.

The Civics portion provides a basic introduction to

U.S. history & government as well as preparation

for students applying for citizenship. Registration is

first-come, first served; so come early. Bring a form

of identification, i.e. driver’s license, state I.D. or social

security number. Registration and classes meet at

102 School Street, Converse, TX in the annex building

(located next to the Judson ISD Police Station).

Morning ESL Class Registration

Jan 9 & 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (M/W)

Placement testing will take 2-3 hours

Evening ESL Class Registration

Jan 9 & 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (M/W)

Placement testing will take 2-3 hours

Class Schedule - ESL

Classes meet Mon., Tues, Wed & Thurs

Classes start Jan. 17, 2017

Classes end May 18, 2017

Morning Class: 9:00 a.m.-12 p.m.

Evening Class: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

El Programa de Preparacion para GED y ESL/Civics

La informacion de registracion para las clases de

GED y ESL/Civics en espanol, estaran en el periodo de

el primavera. Los estudiantes se registraran en enero

para las clases de GED y ESL/Civics en Espanol por la

manana y por la tarde. Para mas informacion visite la

pagina electronica

www.JudsonISD.org.

TESTING CENTER INFORMATION

You can register for the official GED Test series at:

www.ged.com.

Please note that ALL registration,

scheduling and payment must be submitted online via

a secure portal.

The JISD GED Test Center is on the second floor of

the Judson Education Community Center located

at 102 School Street, Converse, TX. The computer

based testing (CBT) series is available in English and

Spanish. Valid ID required. You may also visit the Test

Center’s webpage under the COMMUNITY tab at

www.judsonisd.org.

Click the GED PROGRAM link.

S P R I N G 2 0 1 7 — G E D & E S L C L A S S E S

Test Center for Exams, 102 School St. Annex Bldg., Converse, TX

BASIC AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)

The purpose of this course is to help students gain

a basic understanding of American Sign Language

and the Deaf Culture. The pace of the class will

be based on student comprehension. Common

phrases of ASL will be covered and students will

practice in class. ASL is a beautiful unspoken lan-

guage and Ms. Hanks will explain common myths

that hearing people have about the Deaf Culture.

Areas covered in the class are: fingerspelling,

numbering, facial expression (NMM), use of space,

basic understanding of gloss, techniques to recall

signs, culturally appropriate conversation aware-

ness, common greetings, colors, animals, location/

direction, places, family signs, etc. Families are

welcomed to enroll & each additional family mem-

ber will receive $10 discount. (Min6/Max20)

Meets from 6:00-8:00 p.m. $59

Sess 1:

Jan 30, Feb 1, 6, 8, 13 & 15

Sess 2:

Apr 18, 20, 25, 27, May 2 & 4

Carley Hanks, Instructor

Judson Middle School — (Bldg B rear entrance)

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE