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    Brevard Adult and Community Education offers Lifelong Learning courses for those who want to enhance their knowledge just for enjoyment.

  • Spring 2021 Class Offerings

    NEW* ParaPro Test Prep Course: $54 per Section
    *Cocoa Location: Reading & Writing Sections starts 2/8-3/8/2021 Each Mon. & Wed. 6-8pm

    Cocoa Location: Math section starts 3/23-4/20/2021  Tues. & Thurs. 5:30 to 7:30pm   

    The ParaPro Assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math possessed by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals/instructional assistants. It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classroom instruction. It was designed to satisfy the requirements of the federally legislated No Child Left Behind Act.

    • This class is for those interested in working as a paraprofessional in a classroom who do not yet have a 2-year degree.
    • Class will be taught at Clearlake Education Center.
    • This class covers reading & writing prep material for the ParaPro Assessment
    • $54 includes ALL 9 class sessions of this reading & writing section.
    • For more information call 321-633-3660 X 31462
    • To learn more about what is covered on the test click here: https://www.ets.org/parapro
    • Testing is available on site following for registered test prep students.

    You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    NEW* Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Course on Zoom- $300
    2/26 & 2/27; 11am-7pm (EST)
    4/23 & 4/24; 11am-7pm (EST)
    6/18 & 6/19; 11am-7pm (EST)

    The CPO Certification Course is designed to provide individuals with basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations.

    • The CPO® certification program requires participation in a two-day class (14-16 hours) taught by a certified instructor.
    • The CPO® certification program includes pool and spa chemistry, testing, treatment, filtration, maintenance, automatic feeding equipment, and government requirements.
    • The CPO® certification program requires an open book written examination.
    • The CPO® certification is valid for five years.
    • *Visit: spacecoastpoolschool.com/class-registration/ to register and for more information about the CPO Certification.
    • Price includes your book and the exam fee.
    • This class is offered by Space Coast Pool School in partnership with Brevard Adult & Community Education.
    • This class will be offered LIVE on ZOOM.
    • Call 321-633-3660 X 31462 if you need any other information.

     

    Computer Basics: $36-6 Weeks:
    Cocoa/ Clearlake: REGISTER NOW!!! CLASS WILL BEGIN SOON ONCE IT IS FILLED: Meets Mondays from 5:30-7:30pm
    Palm Bay High: Wednesdays-5/12 - 6/16/2021 from 5:30-7:30pm

    Computer Basics will make you a friend of technology. The class will cover the basics of operating a computer: operating a computer (turning it on, using a mouse), Windows vs. Apple, logins and passwords, privacy/safety/spam, file management (archiving, categorizing), email (sending, saving, categorizing, attaching, etc.), basic photo skills (where to save, how to attach, how to open), buying on the internet—how to be safe, connecting with other devices, saving files (external drives and clouds).

    • Class will be taught in person.
    • This is a beginning computer class for those with little to no experience using a computer.
    • $36 includes ALL 6 class sessions.
    • For more information call 321-633-3660 X 31462

    You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    Microsoft Office Word -Palm Bay High Classroom or Zoom Optional-$36- 3/31-5/5/2021 Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30pm

    The Microsoft Office Word beginning course is an introduction to Word and more. The class will equip students to become proficient and increase their skills in Microsoft Office Word for the workplace and personal use. Students may choose to prepare to earn their Microsoft Office Specialist certification by passing the MOS Word exam after taking this course. There is an additional $75 fee to take the MOS Word exam.

    • Students must possess basic computer skills before enrolling.
    • Class will be taught LIVE in the classroom with the option to attend on ZOOM if you prefer.
    • This class covers beginning to intermediate Word skills.
    • $36 includes ALL 6 class sessions.
    • For more information call 321-633-3660 X31462
    • You will need a gmail e-mail address for this class.

     You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    Microsoft Office Excel in class at Cocoa\Clearlake or Zoom Optional-$36- 3/30-5/4/2021 Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm

    The Microsoft Office Excel beginning course is an introduction to Excel and more. The class will equip students to become proficient and increase their skills in Microsoft Office Excel for the workplace and personal use. Students may choose to prepare to earn their Microsoft Office Specialist certification by passing the MOS Excel exam after taking this course. There is an additional $75 fee to take the MOS Excel exam.

    • Students must possess basic computer skills before enrolling.
    • Class will be taught LIVE in classroom or you can do the class thru Zoom.
    • This class covers beginning to intermediate Excel skills.
    • $36 includes ALL 6 class sessions.
    • For more information call 321-633-3660 X31462
    • You will need a gmail e-mail address for this class.

     You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    Beginning Photography on Zoom- $36-Tuesdays-1/26-3/2/2021; 5:30-7:30pm

    STARTED: WE HAVE A FEW SPOTS LEFT IF YOU WANT TO JOIN IN AT ANYTIME

    Improve photographic techniques and composition by using golden ratio, framing, unusual views, spacing, and depth of field to increase the expressiveness of digital pictures. Apply picture composition rules while taking photos to find the most harmonious way of arranging objects in digital pictures.  DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) Cameras are featured, however, Smart Phones are the new point and shoot products of choice.  The aim of this class to help you learn something about how to make your pictures extraordinary no matter what kind of camera you own.

    • Class will be taught LIVE on ZOOM.
    • This is a beginning photography class.
    • $36 includes ALL 6 class sessions.
    • For more information call 321-633-3660 X31462

    You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    Spanish 1A on Zoom-$36- Mondays-3/29-5/3/2021; 5:30-7:30

    Spanish 1B on Zoom-$36- Tuesdays-3/30-5/4/2021; 5:30-7:30

    Through our practical, interactive, and fun classes, you will learn to speak and read Spanish. This will allow you to be competitive in the labor market and also allow you to participate in an amazing cultural experience. With more than 50 million Hispanics living in the United States, learning Spanish can be extremely beneficial for anyone looking to expand their careers or simply enrich their personal lives to interact with a growing demographic.

    You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    American Sign Language (Part 1)-Palm Bay -$42-4/1-5/13/21; Thursdays 5-7pm.

    American Sign Language (Part 2)-PalmBay -$48-5/20-6/24; Thursdays 5-7pm + 2 class dates TBA (5-7pm).

    Learn American Sign Language in a fun and interactive setting! This class is designed for ASL beginners. American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, natural language that has the same linguistic properties as spoken languages, with grammar that differs from English. ASL is expressed by movements of the hands and face. It is the primary language of many North Americans who are deaf and hard of hearing, and is used by many hearing people as well.

    • This American Sign Language Class Has 2 Sections: Part 1 & Part 2. You may pay for each class section at the same time OR separately.
    • You will need to wear a clear face shield in this class: masks will not work while learning ASL.
    • Class fee listed includes ALL CLASSES in each section.
    • Recommended (not required) Textbook: Signing Naturally Units 1-6 Student Set, $84.95, Link to purchase textbook: https://www.dawnsign.com/products/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6-student-set
    • We recommend waiting until after the first day of class to decide if you want to purchase this book.
    • For more information call 321-633-3660 X 31462

    You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

    *NEW* Acrylic Painting Class-Cocoa/Clearlake Location - $36-3/31-5/5/21; Wednesdays-5:30-7:30pm

    Studio artist will guide students through a step-by-step process to create personalized acrylic paintings based upon Florida Tropical themes. Think of Painting with a Twist minus the wine. Students will complete and take home their painting after each class. Students can get their art supplies from us, such as canvases, paint brushes, and paint (will be an extra material fee). Come relax and have some fun with us!

    • Class fee listed includes ALL 6 CLASSES and does NOT include the material fee or art supplies.
    • Art Supplies and material fees will be posted soon.
    • Beginning level painting class.
    •  Call 321-633-3660 X 31462

    You may register for the class in our front office with a check or a money order OR online by clicking here: https://forms.gle/4mbr4yz2obbB3Suc8

     

  • *Classes may be postponed due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds will only be given if classes don't make.