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GED (General Educational
Development) Preparation
Program
Registration & classes will resume this fall.
Look for further announcements in the fall
and check the
website
on Adult & Community Education webpage.
GED classes assist students in preparing to
take the computerized GED exams which
cover the following content areas:
- Reasoning Through Language Arts
(150 min.)
- Mathematical Reasoning (115 min.)
- Science (90 min.)
- Social Studies (90 min.)
Students gain academic skills necessary
for the successful completion of their
Texas high school equivalency certificate.
Classes are structured and lead by teacher.
Students must attend mandatory registra-
tion & enroll. You must provide a valid form
of identification (i.e., Texas driver’s license,
Texas identification card, or military ID) &
social security number during registration.
Prospective students 16-17 years of age
must be accompanied by a parent or guard-
ian & provide official withdrawal documents
from the last school attended and/or court
order if applicable. Parents of 16 year olds
must be present to sign permission and
present a copy of the court order, state ID or
driver’s license & withdrawal documenta-
tion from school. No walk-ins after registra-
tion. Registration and classes meet at 102
School Street, Converse, TX in the annex
building (located next to the Judson ISD
Police Station).
ESL (English as a Second
Language) Classes
Registration & classes will resume this fall.
Look for further announcements in the fall
and check the
website
in Adult & Community Education section.
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. No walk-ins after
registration. Registration and classes meet
at 102 School Street, Converse, TX in the
annex building (located next to the Judson
ISD Police Station).
El Programa de Preparacion
para GED y ESL/Civics
La registracion para las clases de GED y
ESL/Civics en espanol se reanudaran en la
S UMME R 2 0 1 4 G E D, E S L & G E D C OMP U T E R T E S T I NG
S E L F - I MP ROV EME N T & F I T N E S S
D A N C E & F I T N E S S
M I S C E L L A N E O U S
C R A F T S & H O B B I E S
Sew Your Own Clothes
This class will guide you through measuring, cutting,
patterns, & designing an outfit made with a pattern to fit
you. Bring to class: thread, scissors, needles, straight pins,
pin cushion, tissue paper, ruler, measuring tape, 2 yards
material for a pair of pants & portable sewing machine.
Additional projects will be completed. For ages 8 & up.
Meets Mon for 6 classes 6:30-8:30 p.m. — $74
June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, & 21
Raquel Castillo, Instructor
Judson Middle School Bldg B
Middle Eastern Dance
Come have fun while learning the art of Middle Eastern belly
dancing. You will learn basic body isolations required to
build a Middle Eastern Dance. These isolations are used to
build dance combinations in the last two weeks of the class.
Experience the extraordinary excitement & beauty of the
belly dance executed by a skilled professional, while tran-
scending time & culture in an enjoyable form of exercise.
Meets Thursdays for 8 weeks from 6:30-7:30 p.m. — $63
Sess 1: June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
Karen Adkisson & Jessica Lira, Instructors
Judson District Office
Zumba Dance Fitness
(Bilingual Instructor)
Are you tired of the same old exercise routine?  Then join
this invigorating dance party and get into shape.  The dance
steps are easy and done to Latin inspired music.  You will
get an aerobic & cardio workout.  It is taught by Judson’s
own certified Zumba instructor, Yolanda Peralta.  Burn some
calories & join us!  (Min. 10 students)  $30
Meets Mon. & Wed. from 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Judson Middle School-Bldg B (entrance rear of bldg.)
Sess 1
: Jun 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, & July 2
Sess 2:
July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, & 23
Meets Tues. & Thurs. from 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Rolling Meadows Elementary
Sess 3:
Jun 17, 19, 24, 26, July 1, & 3
Sess 4:
July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, & 24
Yolanda Peralta (Bilingual)
Certified Zumba Instructor
Hatha Yoga
Hatha Yoga is an ancient form of science
that consists of good body posture, deep
relaxation, and breath control to revitalize
the system & control the mind. Yoga is
recognized in the world as a superior form
of physical exercise for all ages. Yoga
promotes strength, balance, focus, and
flexibility. Relieve some stress & enjoy an
evening with George Wood. Please bring
a mat. $47
Meets Mondays 6 times 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Sess 1: June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, & 28
JISD District Office
Middle Eastern Dance
Come have fun while learning the art of
Middle Eastern belly dancing. You will learn
basic body isolations required to build a
Middle Eastern Dance. These isolations
are used to build dance combinations in
the last two weeks of the class. Experi-
ence the extraordinary excitement &
beauty of the belly dance executed by a
skilled professional, while transcending
time & culture in an enjoyable form of
exercise.
Meets Thursdays for 8 weeks
from 6:30-7:30 p.m. — $63
Sess 1:
June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
Karen Adkisson & Jessica Lira, Instructors
Judson District Office
Zumba Dance Fitness
Bilingual Instructor
Are you tired of the same old exercise
routine?  Then join this invigorating dance
party and get into shape.  The dance steps
are easy and done to Latin inspired music. 
You will get an aerobic & cardio workout.  It
is taught by Judson’s own certified Zumba
instructor, Yolanda Peralta.  Burn some
calories & join us!  (Min. 10 students)  $30
Meets Mon. & Wed. from 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Judson Middle School-Bldg B (entrance
rear of bldg.)
Sess 1:
Jun 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, & July 2
Sess 2:
July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, & 23
Meets Tues. & Thurs. from 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Rolling Meadows Elementary
Sess 3:
Jun 17, 19, 24, 26, July 1, & 3
Sess 4:
July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, & 24
Yolanda Peralta (Bilingual)
Certified Zumba Instructor
GED Test Preparation
Visit
to
register for our online “GED Test Prepara-
tion” course. Work at your own pace day
or night.
Prepare for the GED Math Test
Visit
to reg-
ister for our online “Prepare for GED Math
Test” course. You can study the course at
your convenience 24/7.
Grammar for ESL
Visithttp://www.ed2go.com/judson toregister
forouronline“Grammar forESL”courseand
workatyourownpaceasyourscheduleallows.
Writing for ESL
Visit
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
SUPER SATURDAY —
JULY 26, 2014 — 9 A.M. - 2 P.M.
O N L I N E C O U R S E S
B Y E D 2 G O
temporada del Otono. Para mas anuncios e
informacion visite la pagina electronica
en la seccion de Adultos
y Educaccion de la communidad.
GED TESTING CENTER INFORMATION
Effective January 2014 all GED tests are ad-
ministered on a computer at a testing facility.
You can register online and pay for the new
computer based exam at:
.
The new computerized GED Exam will be
administered in the GED Testing facility com-
puter lab on the second floor at 102 School
Street, Converse, TX. Both English and
Spanish versions will be available. The JISD
2014 GED Testing schedule can be found at
under GED Programs.
GED GRADUATION CEREMONY
GED students testing at the Judson I.S.D.
Test Center who passed all portions of
the GED exam successfully during the
school year will be honored in graduation
ceremonies held at the end of each school
year. Qualifying students will receive a letter
of invitation. It is important to keep a current
address with the GED Test Center.
Professional Development
The Fundamentals of Supervisors & Supervision
This training program is designed to provide the participants
with practical knowledge of the principal roles and respon-
sibilities of supervisors and the key components of effective
supervision. Through lecture, classroom booklets, role play,
group discussion, and media slides the participants will
strengthen existing leadership skills and build new ones by
gaining a better understanding of supervisors and supervi-
sion. This class is ideal for new supervisors, anyone seeking
to strengthen their leadership skills, or anyone aspiring to
become a supervisor. (Min 7/Max25)
Meets Mon. from 6-8:00 pm — $99
June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, & 21
Ralph Ramirez, Instructor
Judson Middle School, Bldg B
HEALTH & FITNESS
Medicare Demystification
Medicare Money Saving Tips
Do you understand all the information about Medicare and
supplemental insurance? Medicare recipients live on a
shrinking budget. Learn how to avoid the common pitfalls
that people run into when they become eligible for Medicare
benefits. Current Medicare recipients, as well as new
enrollees can benefit from this program. Should I keep my
employers insurance? When is the best time to sign up?
Should I get a Medicare Advantage Plan or a Medicare
Supplement? Which Medicare Supplement Plan? What is
the secret to finding the best Medicare drug plan? Find out
the answers to those questions and many more suggestions
that will keep money in your pocket. (Min4/Max20)
Meets from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. — $10 per person or $15 per
couple
June 24 (T) from 10:00 am – 12 noon at JMS
July 17 (Th) from 6-8:00 pm at JLA
John Young, Instructor
Judson Learning Academy (JLA)
Judson Middle School-Bldg B (JMS)
Ed2go Career Training
Programs
Through open enrollment, you complete the
courses at your own pace 24/7. Are you
thinking about starting a new career, a part
time business, or gain skills to advance in
your existing one? You’ve come to the right
place! Check out our new on-line Ed2go
Career Training Programs at
& click on “Learn More”
near the bottom of the page. You can start
these career training programs anytime and
work at a pace that suits your individual
style. You’ll have access to all the lessons
and assignments from day one. You’ll get
all the materials and instructor assistance
you need to have a truly comprehensive
learning experience. Upon completing your
program with a passing score, you’ll get a
certificate of completion. Career Training
Programs are available in the following
categories:
Healthcare & Fitness
Business & Professional
IT & Software Development
Management & Corporate
Media & Design
Hospitality & Service Industry
Skilled Trades & Industrial
Sustainable Energy & Going Green
Ed2go On-Line Courses
Is your time limited with other commitments?
Online classes are available on your sched-
ule 24/7! Whether you’re looking for profes-
sional development or personal enrichment,
these six-week online courses are the
perfect way to learn. The courses are led by
expert instructors in an interactive learning
environment. New sessions start monthly, so
you can sign up anytime. Upon completing
a course with a passing score, you’ll get
an award of completion. A large variety of
courses can be found at
Courses include the following
major categories (partial listing—check out
the site--too numerous to list):
Accounting, Finance & Investments
Business
Computer Applications
Design & Composition
Health Care and Medical
Languages & Arts
Law & Legal
Personal Development
Teaching & Education
Technology
GED Preparation
Writing and Publishing
Check the website often for updates and
new classes!
SAMPLE COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASSES,
ADVENTURE CLUBS 2014-15 — FALL ENROLLMENT & VENDORS
Judson Adult & Community Ed. & Adventure Club Office
Judson Middle School Campus -- Bldg. B, 9695 Schaefer Rd.,
Converse, TX 78109
Come see what is available & check out the Adult & Community
Education classes & programs offered:
n
Visit the vendor booths and take advantage of the goodies
& items offered for sale
n
Sign up for door prizes
n
Get your children ready for school by enrolling in the
Adventure Club After School program
n
Experience a short version of an enriching Community
Education class &meet the instructors
n
Enroll in fall Community Education classes
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Help “Fill the Bus” with donations of school supplies
Attention All Fundraising School Clubs,
Organizations, Community Supporters & Vendors!
Judson Adult & Community Education Department is having a
Super Saturday Event & we have openings for vendors. We are
looking for food vendors, arts & crafts, jewelry, folk art, candles,
gift items, services, etc. Cost for outdoor booth is $25 & indoor
booth is $30 plus a donation for door prizes. You must bring your
own tables & chairs.
Funds raised from the booths will help support the many programs
offered to our district. If you are interested in having a booth at
the Super Saturday event, please contact 210-619-0426 or send an
email to
or
.
Deadline to register and pay for booth is July 15th. This is a great
way to support education, get involved in your community & share
information with the local residents on what we have to offer in
this area!
Introduction to Essential Oils
Come learn about the amazing powers of pure,
therapeutic grade essential oils, which are the
ORIGINAL medicine. This introductory class will
help you understand the history of essential oils,
what they are, and how they support our bodies’
physical, mental and emotional & even spiritual
well-being. Learn how to boost your immune
system naturally and to treat minor problems
without medications.  You will experience some
of the most common oils and learn their uses.
Only pure, therapeutic grade (non-adulterated)
essential oils will be used. Essential oil
testimonials are an effective way of learning
and sharing. With this knowledge, we can take
control of our own personal health. However,
these statements have not been evaluated by the
FDA. Products and techniques mentioned are
not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent
any disease. Information provided in class is in
no way intended to replace proper medical help.
Consult with the health authority of your choice.
A $5 supply fee to cover cost of oils &materials
is payable to the instructor at the beginning of
class. This class is led by: Jean Dukes, RN, &
Certified Aromatherapist. (min.5/max 15)
Meets once from 6:30-9:00 pm $20 per person
June 3 (T) or July 23 (W)
JeanDukes,Instructor-JudsonLearningAcademy(JLA)
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