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ADVERTORIAL -
JUDSON I SD
GEDPREPARATIONPROGRAM
&ESL CLASSES
Studentsmust attendmandatory registra-
tion&enroll. Eligible studentsmust be 18
years or older. Students that are 17 years
oldmust havewithdrawal forms from
last school attended&accompanied by
a parent or guardian. Students that are16
years oldmust be accompanied by a
parent or guardian, present a copy of the
court order &withdrawal documentation
from last school attended. Nowalk-ins
after registration. Registration and class-
esmeet at 102 School Street, Converse,
TX in the annex building (located next to
the Judson ISDPolice Station).
MORNINGGEDCLASS REGISTRATION
(MANDATORY)
Jan 12 & 13, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. (Placement
testingwill take 2-3 hours.)
Classesmeet Feb 3 –May 21, 2015 on
Tues., Wed., &Thurs.
from9:00 am–12:00 p.m.
EVENINGGEDCLASS REGISTRATION
(MANDATORY)
Jan 12 & 13, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. (Placement
testingwill take 2-3 hours.)
ClassesmeetFeb3–May21,2015onTues.,
Wed.,&Thurs.from5:30pm–8:00p.m.
ESL (ENGLISHASA
SECOND LANGUAGE) CLASSES
The ESL course is for adultswhowish to
learn or improve their speaking, reading,
andwriting skills in the English language.
MORNING ESL CLASS REGISTRATION
(MANDATORY)
Jan 14, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. (Placement test-
ingwill take 2-3 hours.)
Classesmeet Feb 3 –May 21, 2015
on Tues., Wed. &Thurs.
from9:00 am-12:00 p.m.
EVENING ESL CLASS REGISTRATION
(MANDATORY)
Jan 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
CONVERSATIONAL
MANDARIN CHINESE
For Teens - Adults
The course will be based on a list of
common sentences utilized when
communicating inMandarin Chinese.
The meaning and pronunciation of
Chinese words will be taught as they are
encountered in the sentences. Students
will benefit from the guidance of the
instructor in correct pronunciation of the
language & practice verbal skills. Come
learn a new language with this expert
who lived in China & taught at Tongji
University. (Min4/Max16)
Meets Mon from 6:00-8:00 p.m. - $129
Sess 1:
Feb 9, 16, 23, Mar 2, 16, & 23 (no
class Mar 9)
Sess 2:
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4 & 11
Liz Xu, Instructor
JudsonMiddle School – B Bldg.
SPANISH THE EASYWAY
For Teens - Adults
This course will teach you 50 common
Spanish phrases as well as the basics
of how to express yourself in different
situations using common every day
Spanish. Additionally, the book Barron’s
Spanish the EasyWay, 4th edition (ISBN-
13: 978-0-7641-1974-3) will be the basis
for the remainder of the course. The
instructor is a native English speaker
who lived and worked inMexico for 13
years. Prerequisite: This is a continuing
course which was started in the Fall of
2014 with students who have progressed
past a beginning stage of proficiency.
Any student with prior study/ knowledge
of Spanish wishing to join this group
needs to do a brief evaluation with the
instructor prior to registration. Call the
Community Education office at 210-
619-0425. The instructor is a certified
teacher in both Spanish & English as a
second language.
(Min6/Max18) $132
Meets Tues & Thurs from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sess 1:
Jan 27, 29, Feb 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, & 19
Sess 2:
Feb 24, 26, Mar 3, 5, 17, 19, 24, & 26
Sess 3:
Mar 31, Apr 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, & 23
Sess4:
Apr28,30,May5,7,12,14,19,&21
Suzette H. Pelayo, Teacher
JudsonMiddle School – B Bldg.
S P R I NG 2 0 1 5 G E D, E S L & G E D C OMP U T E R T E S T I NG
L ANG UAG E S
WE L D I NG
DO IT YOURSELF
(FROM P. 12)
IMPORTANT INFORMATIONABOUT GED TESTING
O N L I N E C O U R S E S
WE L L N E S S
B Y E D 2 G O
(Placement testingwill take 2-3 hours.)
Classesmeet
Feb 3 –May 21, 2015
on Tues., Wed., &Thurs.
from5:30 pm– 8:00 p.m.
For more information visit our website
at
EL PROGRAMADE PREPARACIONPARA
GEDY ESL/CIVICS
La informacion de registracion para las
clases de GED y ESL/Civics en espanol,
estaran en el periodo de la Primavera. Los
estudiantes se registraran en Enero para
las clases de GED y ESL/Civics en espanol
por lamanana y por la tarde. Paramas
GED & ESL CLASSES MEET AT 102 SCHOOL ST. ANNEX BLDG., CONVERSE,TX
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 under-
stand the history of essential oils, what
they are, & how they support our bodies’
physical, mental & emotional & even
spiritual well-being. Learn how to boost
your immune system naturally & to treat
minor problems without medications. 
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 Aroma-
therapist. (min.5/max.15)
Meets once from 6:30-9:00 pm
$20 per person
Jan 13 (T) , Apr 7 (T)
Jean Dukes, Instructor, Judson Learning
Academy (JLA)
ESSENTIAL OILS FOR
PETS & ANIMALS HEALTH
Do you know that Essential Oils are not
just for humans? Pure therapeutic grade
(unadulterated) essential oils are safe for
pets of all kind…fish, birds, cats, dogs,
horses, andmore!  Come learn how to
treat a variety of animal health challenges
with essential oils.  However, these state-
ments have not been evaluated by the
FDA. Products and techniquesmentioned
are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure
or prevent any disease.  This information
is in noway intended to replace proper
medical help and it is recommended to
consult with a health authority of your
choice.  A $5 supply fee to cover cost of
oils &materials is payable to the instruc-
tor at the beginning of class.  This class
is led by: Jean Dukes, RN, Certified Aro-
matherapist and KarenMinson, Animal
Therapist.  (min.5/max.15) 
Meets once from 6:30-9:00 pm
$20 per person
Feb 11 (W)
Jean Dukes, Instructor
Judson Learning Academy (JLA)
For more information visit our website at
You can register for the GED CBT
(Computer Based Test) series at:
Please note that ALL
registration, scheduling and pay-
ment 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.
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.
WELDING I
In this class, youwill receive an
introduction to oxy-acetylenewelding
& learn basicwelding techniques &
safetymeasures. Youwill learnwelding
&cutting aswell asMIG:ARCwelding.
Registration deadline for enrolling in the
class is theWednesday before the class
begins onMonday. (Min5/Max10)
MeetsMondays for 6 classes
from6:00 – 8:30 pm - 259
Sess 1:
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 2, & 16 (no
classMar 9)
Sess 2: Apr 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, & 11
Kenneth Tucker, Teacher
KirbyMiddle School, GMR Shop (FM78
entrance by tennis courts)
WELDINGPLUS
The prerequisite for this course isWeld-
ing I. Youwill build on the techniques &
skills learned previously. Bring a project
or start your ownwelding project in
class. Studentswill learn different weld-
ing techniques &welding layout.
MeetsWed for 6 classes
from6:00 – 8:30 pm - $259
Sess 1:
Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
Richard Dawdy, Teacher
Wagner High School, Shop Building
ED2GOCAREER CERTIFICATIONTRAIN-
INGPROGRAMS
Are you thinking about starting a newca-
reer, 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
. You can
start anytime andmany programs can
be completed in less than 6months. All
learningmaterials are provided for your
in-depth study. Youwill receive personal
instructor assistance. After achieving a
successful passing score, youwill receive
a certificate of completion. The categories
listed in the catalog include professions in
the following:
Healthcare& Fitness, Business &Profes-
sional, IT&Software Development, Man-
agement &Corporate, Media&Design
Hospitality &Service Industry, Skilled
Trades & Industrial, Sustainable Energy &
Going Green
ED2GOONLINE
INSTRUCTIONCENTER
Additionally, Ed2Go offers a large
variety of interactive online courses led
by expert instructors. Courses begin
monthly & are 6 weeks in length. Go to
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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 & Pro-
fessional, College Readiness, Computer
Applications, Design and Composition
Health Care andMedical, Language
and Arts, Law and Legal, Personal
Development, Teaching and Education
Technology, Writing and Publishing
TOOL BOX ESSENTIALS
Sooner or later, you’re going to come across a situation
inwhich you need some type of tool. It’s better to have
a tool and not need it, than to need a tool and not have it.
Each student receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual
to take home alongwith helpful information and tips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
Feb 18 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor, JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WOOD
Wood isthemostusedbuildingmaterialandmostsustain-
ablebuildingmaterialyoucanfind. Youwill learn lumber
dimensionsthataremostcommonlyused. Youwill learn
whichtypeofwoodtouse indifferentapplications. Each
studentreceivesacomprehensivewrittenmanualtotake
homealongwithhelpful informationandtips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
Feb 25 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor, JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
SPRING MAINTENANCE
Learn how to get your property ready for spring. Spruce
up your surroundings and keep your property’s value in
check with routine simplemaintenance. Each student
receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual to take home
alongwith helpful information and tips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
March 4 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor, JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
DRYWALL REPAIR
You’ve had that hole in your drywall for how long?
Maybe it’s time to just fix it yourself. Youwill learn that
fixing holes is easy and that a little patience and a lot of
sandpaper go a longway towards the perfect patch. In
this class youwill learn how to repair everything froma
small crack to a large holewith hands-on practice. Each
student receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual to
take home alongwith helpful information and tips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
Mar 25 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor. JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
BASIC TILING
This course takes you through all the aspects of basic
ceramicwall and floor tiling, coveringmost of the follow-
ing, i.e. tool kit, which adhesives, grout and tools to use,
how to cut and fix around odd shapes, different layouts,
how tomeasure, estimate and priceword accurately.
Each attendeewill leave theworkshopwith a trivet.
Each student receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual
to take home alongwith helpful information and tips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
Apr 8 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor, JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
BASIC ELECTRICAL
Light up your life! In this class youwill learnwhat you
need to know to safely replace or install receptacles,
switches and light fixtures andmore. Each student
receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual to take home
alongwith helpful information and tips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
Apr 22 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor, JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
BASIC PLUMBING
In thisworkshop, youwill cover the basics of your home
plumbing system focusing on toilets, faucets, tub, show-
ers and drains. After the class youwill be able to trouble-
shoot, repair or replace your toilet, faucets and drains.
Each student receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual
to take home alongwith helpful information and tips
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
May 6 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor, JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
BASIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES
Learn techniques of crackling, sponging and basic paint-
ing. Transforma piece of furniture into a treasure. Each
student receives a comprehensivewrittenmanual to
take home alongwith helpful information and tips.
Meets from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $20.
May 20 (W)
Nora Chavez, Instructor
JudsonMiddle School-Bldg B
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