Youth Quilting Class

The next Youth Quilting session will begin on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 and run for approximately 12 weeks to the end of March.  Youth ages 10 -18 are invited to join us for a fun opportunity to learn the art of quilting.  Cost is $15 for the session per student, or $10 per student if more than one family member joins.  If you have not already paid your Youth Membership Dues through June 20, 2019, then an additional $10 per student is required.  Students who have been in any classes since July 1, 2018 have already paid their Membership Dues and do not need to pay again at this time.

Please contact me as soon as possible if you are interested in signing your child(ren) up as class size is limited and spots are filled on a first paid basis.

Thank you,
Diana Ramsey
Mountain Top Quilters Guild
928-499-8792

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Request for C4K Proposals – SU19 College for Kids Program – Deadline to Submit is January 16th

The holidays are fast approaching, and before we get busy with all the festivities, it’s time to remind you that College for Kids proposals are due soon. Last summer’s College for Kids at Yavapai College was fantastic! A lot of effort goes into this program, and we hope you are as excited as we are to make the summer 2019 another positive experience for our children!

We expect to have the course listings posted online by March 20, in time for parents to begin making decisions right after Spring break. In order to have the classes put together and a schedule printed, please submit your proposal no later than January 16 (the sooner, the better)!

SU19 College for Kids classes will meet Monday through Thursday in two (2) sessions:
Session A: June 3 through 20
Session B: July 8 through 25

If you are interested in teaching for the College for Kids program, please submit a proposal for a new course or let me know if you want to repeat the course(s) that you offered last year.

To repeat the same course(s) as last year, please email nancy.ostapuk@yc.edu with your proposed schedule, including course title, dates, times, supply needs, classroom aide request, and any pertinent information or changes that would affect the tuition cost.

If you want to teach a new course, please submit an electronic proposal form:

College for Kids – NEW Course Proposal

Please review the Proposal Instructions (see attached) for pertinent information and deadlines.

If you know of others who are interested and qualified to teach for the College for Kids program, please pass this information along to them. We are looking for instructors in all areas: math and science, computers, digital photography, arts and crafts, music, dance and fitness, as well as other creative ideas.

Please remember your fingerprint card must be current for you to be eligible to teach in the College for Kids program. If you hope to teach and do not have a card, it can take 6 weeks or more to get one processed.

All fingerprint applications can be completed online from this website:
http://fieldprintarizona.com/

I look forward to hearing from you. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Thank you!

 

Nancy

 

Nancy Ostapuk, Director

Community Education/EDventures

Division of Lifelong Learning

Yavapai College

1100 E. Sheldon Street

Prescott, AZ  86301

928-717-7638

nancy.ostapuk@yc.edu

Looking for Teachers/Homeschool Classes at Yavapai College’s Community Education Program

Nancy Ostapuk, Director of the Community Education program at Yavapai College, reached out to me to help spread the word about building and supplying some year-around homeschool classes for our local homeschool community. We’ve emailed a bit back and forth so I would like to include some of the things she has mentioned in her emails. If you find yourself interested in becoming an instructor (paid!) or you are interested in enrolling your children at regular cost or on scholarship, keep reading!!

I’m the director for the Prescott Community Education, College for Kids, and EDventures program at Yavapai College. Every summer, we offer over 40 classes for children ages 5-17 and this past summer, many parents were asking why we don’t offer courses year round for children who are home schooled.

I would like to explore this option and like to speak with anyone who’d be willing to share their passion and expertise by offering non-credit courses to children. During the spring semester, classroom availability is greater on Friday/Saturdays. The non-credit program shares classrooms with the credit-side of the college and we plug classes into the holes wherever we can. During the summer, classroom space is limited because the college is closed Fri-Sun but we can strive to address any issue. My deadline to recruit new summer College for Kids’ courses is January 16, 2019. (Please refer to the flyers below for more detailed information about becoming an instructor.)

I would encourage any parent, wishing tuition assistance, to fill out a scholarship application. The amount of scholarships available differ each year. Last summer, awards went to everyone that submitted an application: one course per child.

Nancy Ostapuk, Director

Community Education/EDventures

Division of Lifelong Learning

Yavapai College

1100 E. Sheldon Street

Prescott, AZ  86301

928-717-7638

nancy.ostapuk@yc.edu

Yavapai College Fashion Classes for Homeschoolers

The new Costume and Fashion Classes

are available NOW for Spring 2019

Spring classes include Costume and Fashion Design THR 125
& Costume Construction II  THR 224
Join us at Yavapai College to learn about costuming and fashion in the performing arts department.
Opportunities to work on theatrical productions and learn about creating costumes.
Classes open to ages14 and up.
See the attached flyer for more details.
For more information contact:
Gaea Steinbach
Costume Designer and Professor
Yavapai College Performing Arts
Phone 602 486-8155
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Youth Quilting Program

Youth Quilting Program

Mountain Top Quilters Guild (mountaintopquiltersguild.com) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote quilting in our community.

We are offering quilting lessons to youth ages 10 thru 17.   Each 8 week session meets every Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00 in Prescott.  Our next session will begin Sept. 5 and end Oct 31. There will be no class on Oct. 24. We do have some sewing machines available in the class if your child does not have access to one.

Youth Membership in the guild from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 is $10 for each participant, and the class fee for the 8 week session is $15 each.  Class fees are reduced to $10 each for families enrolling two or more children.

Class size is limited and will be filled on a first-come basis.

For information, please contact Diana Ramsey at 928-499-8792 or djramsey@cableone.net.

Online Learning Options and MOOCs

I received a few emails from Emily Sorensen about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other online educational resources. These all look like great resources for homeschoolers and others pursuing higher education. She has also included links for making college affordable.

Contributed by Emily Sorensen

As one of my initiatives at the Center for School, College, and Career Resources, I’m trying to connect students to the information they need to pursue an education online. I want to recommend one particular guide on massive open online courses (MOOCs) that includes comprehensive details such as cost, sample courses and info on ten of the most popular MOOC providers, including Khan Academy, Coursera, and edX.

Student’s Guide to MOOCs – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/moocs/

That would be great! Thank you for doing that. I did come across these other guides that I believe your community would find helpful for homeschooling and online learning.
Updated May 28
Here are a another site you can check out: