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September 03, 2015

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Continuing Education Director
Jeff Gregory
518-861-8591, ext. 5080

Whether you are hoping to fine tune your professional skills, learn more about a specific topic of interest or simply looking for something fun to try... Guilderland's continuing education programs offer something for everyone!

Continuing education courses are open to all persons in the Capital District age 16 and older unless otherwise stated. When possible, priority is given to residents of the Guilderland Central School District in courses where the demand is great and facilities limited.

Fall session
Classes begin Tuesday, September 15. Download the course catalog (PDF)

Please note: There was an error in the Continuing Education Brochure that was mailed home. The course catalog (above) contains the correct information. Below is the corrected information:

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH-BASIC
Improve general health, concentration, balance and quality of life. Developed by Dr. Paul Lam, this 12 movement form (Sun Style) is easy to learn. Dr. Lam’s program also incorporates Qigong, which is a gentle form of exercise that heals and strengthens the body. Students will be taught how to do the movements in a standing position and while sitting in a chair. Consistent attendance is needed for this progressive class. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

Room: GHS Dance Studio
Limit 15
Instructor: Christine Suruda
Dates: Wednesdays, September 16 thru December 9
Time: 6:30 p—7:30 p
Sessions: 10
Fee: R $65 RS $32.50 NR $70 NRS $35

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH-ADVANCED
This class continues the Sun Style movements after the basic Tai for Health. Improve general health, concentration, balance and quality of life. Students will be taught how to do the movements in a standing position and while sitting in a chair. Consistent attendance is needed for this progressive class. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes suitable for exercise.

Prerequisite: Basic Tai Chi for Health
Room: GHS Dance Studio
Limit 15
Instructor: Christine Suruda
Dates: Wednesdays, September 16 thru December 9
Time: 5:30 p—6:30 p
Sessions: 10
Fee: R $65 RS $32.50 NR $70 NRS $35

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If you would like to receive the Continuing Education brochure in the mail and are not currently receiving it, please call 518-861-8591 ext. 5080 or complete the form below to be placed on our mailing list.

 

Continuing Education session calendar

Guilderland Central School District offers three sessions of Continuing Education each year:
    Fall session brochure comes out in August
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Winter session brochure comes out in December/January
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Summer session brochure comes out in April 

Instructors wanted

Do you have a particular hobby or skill? Do you enjoy passing on your knowledge? We are actively seeking new and interesting classes to add to our course offerings. For more information, call (518) 861-8591, ext. 5080.

Basketball/Volleyball leagues

Do you have a group of friends who want to get together? There are spaces currently available in our district gyms for your basketball or volleyball league! League dates run from September through April. For more information, including prices and availability, please call (518) 861-8591, ext. 5080.

Leagues in action!
Below is a basketball league--made up of many Guilderland grads, parents, and business owners--that recently played at GES. Pictured (from left to right) are 1st Row: Kent Pulliam, '82; Joe Alteri, '91; Russ Stouffer; Mickey Levernois, '86; Kevin Casey; Jim Becker; Adam Rice; Frank Pezze, '70; 2nd Row: Paul Loucks; Joe Avellino, '87; Matt Flaherty; Doug Breakell, '96; Dave Barcomb, '74; Brandon Shaw; Mark Wykes, '82; Lee Carman, '86; Shawn Furner; Burls McCutcheon, '86; Bob Hanrahan, '71; and Brian Callahan. Also on the team but not pictured are: Joe Center, '86; Rich Gifford, '68; Don Govel, '74; Lowell Knapp; Kevin Pezze, '74; and Todd Rockmore.

GES community basketball league