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Elizabeth City Area Continuing EducationCOA – Elizabeth City, Edenton-Chowan & Currituck

Workforce Development and Career Readiness Department

Browse College of The Albemarle’s (COA) continuing education class schedules for Elizabeth City, Edenton-Chowan and Currituck.

Welcome!

If you’re interested in a class, register early; however, you may register at any time with payment due before the class begins.

If a listed class has already started, call to have your name added to a waiting list. To keep class costs low, we have a minimum number of students required for each class.

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For the most up-to-date information or to register, call 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.


Continuing Education Class Schedules

Lifelong Learning Series 2022

Our Lifelong Learning classes are free but seating is limited. Pre-registration is required. Email Samantha Williams at samantha_williams33@albemarle.edu to sign up.

Class Date Time Instructor Location
ABCs of Medicare and Understanding
Your Medical Bills
Feb. 17 1 – 2 p.m. R. Walker COA – Elizabeth City:
FC 121A
Demonstration Farm: Growing a
Collaborative Community
March 17 1 – 2 p.m. F. Buabeng 320 Creek Rd
Elizabeth City, NC
Scams Targeting Seniors April 21 1 – 2 p.m. M. Evans COA – Elizabeth City:
FC 121A
Movement and Stretches
for Aging Well
May 19 1 – 2 p.m. A. Thomas COA – Elizabeth City:
FC 121A
W.O. Saunders: Development
of the Outer Banks
June 16 1 – 2 p.m. B. Edwards COA – Elizabeth City:
FC 121A

Driver Improvement Classes

Safe Driver (4 hours)

Online

Online Defensive Driving training is available to students when pre-approved by the DA in the area the ticket was received. Please call 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.

This four-hour class is designed to increase awareness of the need for and the benefits of defensive driving. May help you get a discount on your auto insurance or lower your points. Class may meet court requirements if you get a ticket. Price includes workbook. You must be pre-registered to attend class. You’ll receive a certificate after the class is finished.

Syn Date Day Fee Instructor
TBA TBA Wednesday $75 TBA

Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving (8 hours)

COA – Elizabeth Citytraditional/seated

This class is designed to help you understand the connection between choices and consequences, and help you develop a plan to change your driving choices and behaviors. This course is designed for traffic violators and court referrals for drivers with excessive violations, or for drivers with poor driving habits. Price includes workbook. You must be pre-registered to attend class. You’ll receive a certificate after the class is finished.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
TBA TBA Saturday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. TBA C. Griffin FC 128

COA – Elizabeth City

Learn in an atmosphere proven to reduce the risks of motorcycling. Most self-taught riders are unaware of the skills needed to minimize chances of accidents or injuries. You’ll be amazed with your newly-found skills and confidence. Even experienced riders have expressed appreciation for the skills they have learned.

Successful completion of this class will exempt you from the riding skills portion of the DMV Endorsement test, but you’ll still need to pass a written exam in order to earn that endorsement. Many insurance companies offer premium discounts for successful graduates of this course. Fee includes textbook.

  • No prior motorcycle and or knowledge is needed
  • A motorcycle endorsement or permit is not required
  • This course is physically demanding
  • Motorcycles, Department of Transportation approved helmets (we’ll have a limited supply of loaner helmets if you don’t have your own) and training manuals are provided
  • Students must wear an approved helmet, over-the-ankle footwear, long pants, a long-sleeved shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves, and protective eyewear at all times during training

Pre-registration, at least three days prior to the beginning of the class is required. Seats are limited to 10 students per course.

Note: Students are required to bring their own face mask, helmet, gloves and drinks/snacks.

Syn Date Days Time Location Fee Instructor
TBA TBA Friday:
Saturday, Sunday:
6 – 10 p.m.
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
FC 128
parking lot D
$162 TBA

MSF: Experienced Rider Course

COA – Elizabeth City

Syn Date Day Time Location Fee Instructor
TBA TBA Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. parking lot D $75 J. Shunk
G. Wyman

Certification Classes

COA – Edenton-Chowan

To enroll for classes, please bring all required enrollment materials with you to registration.

  1. Must be at least 18 years old
  2. Must have a valid driver’s license
  3. Obtain or hold a valid CDL Class A Permit — this must be a current permit that will not expire during the program. This must be presented at registration.
    • CDL Class A Permits may be obtained at your local DMV office that is open for testing. This is a written test that consists of general knowledge from the manual on the NCDMV website. Attention should be given to sections 1,2,3,5 and 6.
  4. DOT Drug Screen Results to be presented at registration. Negative results are required for registration and the screen must be within 30 days from the day of the test to the day of registration. Negative results are also required to remain enrolled. Students will be subject to random drug screening throughout the duration of the course per NCDOT and NCDMV laws. Please allow plenty of time for testing. COA currently uses SAFE-T Works as our testing site locally. However, a student is able to use any licensed testing center that provides DOT certified drug screen results.
  5. Must pass a DOT physical — only acceptable on the DOT Form 5875 and 5876. This physical must be completed within six months of the date of your class. This physical examination may be obtained from a DOT approved outpatient clinic, urgent care center or doctor’s office. Bring your DOT physical forms and medical card to registration.
  6. Obtain a NC-DMV driving record not more than three months prior to the start of class. We need an Uncertified Complete History obtainable from the DMV in Raleigh or online through the NC DOT website. Any of the following violations within four years of the start of class will prohibit a person from entering the program:
    • Driving while impaired (DWI)
    • Careless and reckless driving
    • Hit and run
    • Refusal to take a chemical test

NOTE: Items to consider before entering the class and career field. Employers may require regular drug screening and criminal background check. Other key requirements they consider for hire:

  • No “careless or reckless” or “hit and run” violations in last two years
  • No license suspensions
  • No drug possession charges in last two years
  • No DWI or DUI charges in the last five years

Information Session/Mandatory Orientation: Our next orientation date will be announced soon.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60585 Jan. 10 –
March 17
Monday –
Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. $575
(includes books
required for
the course)
S. Breon 418

Forklift

COA – Currituck

Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to operate a sit-down powered forklift. Learn safety aspects, operations, basic maintenance, and OSHA compliance issues. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll earn an operator’s certificate.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60985 Jan. 20 and 21 Thursday,
Friday
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(lunch break 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
$75 J. Stolarczyk ATTC 106

Escort Vehicle Operator

COA – Edenton-Chowan

To become certified, escort drivers must attend this eight-hour Department of Transportation (DOT) Escort Vehicle Operator course and a four-hour Defensive Driving course held at the COA – Elizabeth City. Upon satisfactory completion of both courses, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will issue a certificate to you at no charge.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA TBA 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. $70 J. Surles 420

NC State Inspection

COA – Elizabeth City

Prepares auto technicians and service personnel as safety and emissions inspectors for motor vehicles and to pass qualification exams for certification at a licensed inspection station.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60721 Jan. 11 – 13 Tuesday, Thursday 6 – 10 p.m. $70 J. Nixon FC 121A

Notary Public

COA – Elizabeth City

This course is designed to enable you to become a certified Notary Public.

You must show the instructor a valid photo identification* and be a high school/GED graduate. Certification testing is done at the end of the course. You’re required to bring the 2016 Notary Public Manual** with you to class. Books are available at the Bookstore at COA – Elizabeth City or may be purchased through the Secretary of State website.

*Students must provide a current state or federal picture identification for admission to the class. The ID must be a valid (not expired) ID with a picture of the face and either signature or physical descriptors or both. Temporary licenses will not be accepted.
**Students must possess their own personal copy of the Notary Public Manual.

North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS)

NCGS 10B-5(b) provided the following requirements to be commissioned as a Notary Public in North Carolina:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age;
  2. Reside or have a regular place of work or business in this State;
  3. Reside legally in the United States;
  4. Speak, read and write the English language;
  5. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  6. Pass the course of instruction described in this Article, unless the person is a licensed member of the North Carolina State Bar;
  7. Purchase and keep as a reference the most recent manual approved by the Secretary that describes the duties and authority of notaries public;
  8. Submit an application containing no significant misstatement or omission of fact; and
  9. No criminal record.

If you have questions about eligibility for being commissioned as a Notary in North Carolina, call the Secretary of State of Notary Public Section at 919-814-5400 before you register to have your questions answered.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60983 Jan. 29 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 J. Avens FC 121A
60708 Feb. 12 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $70 D. Gatling FC 121A
60986 Feb. 26 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 J. Avens FC 121A
60715 March 12 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $70 D. Gatling FC 121A
60993 March 26 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 J. Avens FC 121A
60997 April 9 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 J. Avens FC 230
60714 April 9 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $70 D. Gatling FC 121A
60716 May 14 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $70 D. Gatling FC 121A
60998 May 21 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 J. Avens FC 121A
61003 June 11 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70 J. Avens FC 121A
61018 June 11 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $70 D. Gatling FC 230

Medical and Health Occupation Classes

NC Community Health Worker

COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid

This course is designed to provide individuals with the required knowledge, tools, and resources to become recognized as a certified Community Health Worker (CHW) in North Carolina working in a variety of healthcare and community settings (health departments, hospitals, federally qualified health centers, clinics, faith-based organizations, etc.). Instruction is designed to cover the nine core competencies essential to working as a certified CHW which include communication, capacity building, service coordination, interpersonal, advocacy, outreach and personal/professional skills. The knowledge base competencies will cover health and social issues that disproportionately impact clients including but not limited to chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and cancer. Some of the social issues covered will include safety, emergency preparedness, social isolation and adverse childhood experiences (ACES). Students will also learn about the changing health care landscape in North Carolina and how to work with their clients in connecting them to resources through NCCARES 360 and others. Upon completion of this training students will be eligible for listing as a NC Certified Community Health Worker. Course facilitators must complete a train-the-trainer course prior to providing certification instruction.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Location
60729 Jan. 24 – May 23 Monday 4 – 6 p.m. $180 R. Harmon Zoom™

EKG/Cardiovascular Technician/Monitor

COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid

This course is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG (ECG) and Technician/Monitor. The course will cover the anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, dysrhythmia recognition of sinus, junctional/atrial rhythms, heart blocks and bundle branches, and ventricular ectopy rhythms. Skills will include operating EKG equipment, running and mounting strips as well as reading and interpreting 22 types of cardiac lead tracings produced from 12 and five lead monitors and to understand the basics of capnography as it relates to heart function. No clinical. Book required.

Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED and reading placement test or college-level English with a grade of “C” or better.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor
60535 Feb. 21 – April 12 Tuesday 4 – 9 p.m. $195 M. Bohn

Medication Aide

This course will cover topics on medication administration for long-term care. It’s designed to meet the training requirements to become a Medication Aide. Upon successful completion, you’ll be eligible to take the state competency exam. The Medication Aide Manual can be purchased at the COA – Elizabeth City bookstore.

Prerequisites
  1. You must have a high school diploma or GED and you must be CNA certified to take the state exam
  2. Testing/Reading requirements: High school diploma/GED or Reading placement test score or college-level English with a 10th-grade reading level, or CASAS score of “244 – 248” (maximum of two tests, at least seven days apart, within 90 days, then recommend remediation prior to testing again for a third try)

 
COA – Elizabeth Cityseated:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

COA – Edenton-Chowantraditional:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Monday,
Tuesday,
Wednesday
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $85 L. Hudgins 305

COA – Curritucktraditional:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Monday,
Wednesday
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $85 J. Willis TBA

This course provides the basic knowledge and skills required to work as a technician in a drug store or other pharmacy. Topics include drug classification, drug distribution, anatomy and physiology as they relate to disease with an emphasis on drug therapy, laws and regulations basic to pharmacy practice. Manuals can be purchased at the Follett Bookstore at COA – Elizabeth City.

You must meet one of the following requirements:

  • North Carolina Diagnostic and Placement (NCDAP) test: a score of “7” or higher in all sections of DMA 010, DMA 020 and DMA 030
  • Passing grade in the courses DMA 010, 020 and 030
  • Passing grade in college-level math class
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) test: a score of “4” on the applied math section
  • CASAS score of “241” or higher

COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60737 Jan. 13 – March 3
(seated: Jan. 20, Feb. 3 and 17, March 3)
Thursday noon – 5 p.m. $195 A. Pierce FC 128
60739 May 26 – July 14
(seated: June 2, June 16, June 30, July 14)
Thursday noon – 5 p.m. $195 A. Pierce FC 128
60740 Aug. 4 – Sep. 22
(seated: Aug. 11, Aug. 25, Sep. 9, Sep. 22)
Thursday noon – 5 p.m. $195 A. Pierce FC 128

COA – Currituckhybrid

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60741 Oct. 13 – Dec. 8
(seated: Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 8)
Thursday noon – 5 p.m. $195 A. Pierce CPSC: 205

This course will provide theory and lab experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Upon completion, you should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various healthcare settings. This course is class and lab only. Book is required. No clinical.

Prerequisites
  1. You must be a certified healthcare worker (CNA, LPN, RN, EMT, etc.) or currently enrolled in one of these programs
  2. Testing/Reading requirements: High school diploma/GED or Reading placement test score or college-level English with a 10th-grade reading level, or CASAS score of “244 – 248” (maximum of two tests, at least seven days apart, within 90 days, then recommend remediation prior to testing again for a third try)

 
COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60523 Feb. 2 – 25
(seated: Feb. 23 and 25)
Wednesday,
Friday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. $140 TBA FC 128

COA – Edenton-Chowanhybrid:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. $140 M. Rodriguez 304

COA – Currituckhybrid:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday, Thursday 4 – 9 p.m. $140 M. McGrath 205

This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in a healthcare setting. Topics include communications, safety, patients’ rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination, nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, CPR and mental health. Upon successful completion of the course, the student is eligible to sit for the competency exam through PearsonVue for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. Fee includes online book.

Prerequisites
  1. You must have a high school diploma/GED or successfully complete a reading placement test score or college-level English with a 10th-grade reading level, or CASAS score of “244 – 248” (maximum of two tests, at least seven days apart, within 90 days, then recommend remediation prior to testing again for a third try)
  2. You must also attend the Nurse Aide mandatory orientation.

 
COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid:

Syn Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
59626
full
Jan. 11 –
April 7
Tuesday, Thursday:
Clinical:
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$237.50 D. Boslau C 113
60520
full
Jan. 21 –
May 13
Friday:
Clinical:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$237.50 J. Garrett TBA
60485
full
Jan. 24 –
April 27
Monday, Wednesday:
Clinical:
4 – 8 p.m.
2 – 10 p.m.
$237.50 C. Baeze TBA

COA – Currituckhybrid:

Syn Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
59628
full
Jan. 31 –
April 27
Monday, Wednesday:
Clinical:
9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$237.50 TBA Currituck
Public
Safety
Center: 205

COA – Edenton-Chowantraditional:

Syn Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
59627
full
Jan. 31 –
April 13
Mon, Tue, Wed:
Clinical:
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$237.50 L. Hudgins 306

Nurse Aide II

COA – Elizabeth Cityseated

The Nurse Aide II course prepares graduates to perform more complex skills for patients or residents. A skill evaluation is required for documenting student competency. The course includes class, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. In all employment settings, the listed Nurse Aide II will work under the direction and supervision of licensed personnel. Book required.

Prerequisites: You must have a Nurse Aide I Certification and attend the mandatory Nurse Aide orientation.

Clinical:

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60984 May 11 –
Aug. 3
Wednesday, Thursday:
Clinical:
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$237.50 J. Folwick C 109

Nurse Aide Refresher

COA – Elizabeth Cityseated

Prerequisites: You must meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • Current or previous listing on North Carolina’s or another state’s Nurse Aide I Registry within the past five years
  • Completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide I training program within the past two years
Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday,
Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. $125 L. Hudgins C 123

Occupational Development Classes

Local Government Finance

COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid

The Local Government Finance course is intended to meet the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer standards for the core duties of finance operations in local government units. Topics include overview of local government finance and accounting, GS 159, the role of finance officer, pre-audit and budget processes.

Class meets face-to-face every other Tuesday in FC 128 and online during the alternating weeks.

Syn Date Day Time Fee Instructor Room
60943 Feb. 1 – April 12 Tuesday 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. $125 S. Hill FC 128

Effective Teacher Training

COA – Elizabeth Cityblended

Recommended training for substitute teachers, teacher assistants and prospective new teachers.

Syn Dates Day Time Fee Instructor Room
60781 Jan. 27 – April 14
(seated: 1/27, 2/3, FC 128, 3/3, 4/7, 4/14)
Thursday 6 – 9 p.m. $156
(includes book)
L. Figgs A 210

COA – Elizabeth Cityhybrid

The Manicuring/Nail Technology course provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The course provides a simulated salon environment which enables you to develop manipulative skills. Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge and other related topics. Supply list included once registered. Limited to 10 students.

Requirements

Manicuring students must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Attend orientation
  • Bring their Social Security card to the first day of class
  • Bring a state-issued identification or Driver’s License to the first day of class

Mandatory Orientation: TBA

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60717 Jan. 11 –
May 5
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. $180 S. McCoy C 155

Intro to Residential Wiring

COA – Elizabeth City

Installing electrical wiring is an integral part of an electrician’s job. This course will cover topics including theory, terminology, safety, codes, and circuits. The course will take a hands-on, lab-based approach and focus on residential wiring.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday,
Thursday
5:30 – 9 p.m. $185 TBA C 138H

Basic Welding I

COA – Elizabeth City

Starting with safety guidelines, the course content will be specific to SMAW (stick) with an introduction to GMAW (MIG) and FCAW (flux-core) welding. Students will participate in question-answer sessions and hands-on to gain basic knowledge in the setup and operation of various power sources that operate these processes. Upon completion, students will have the basic knowledge of various industry standards. A textbook will be provided.

Personal items required for the Welding program include a welding helmet (auto-darkening is a plus), safety glasses, earplugs, tip cleaners, welding jacket with leather sleeves, steel-toed leather boots (with high sides) and welding gloves.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday,
Thursday
6 – 9 p.m. $175 C. Wertz C 138

Advanced Welding II (30 hours)

COA – Elizabeth City

Students must have completed Welding I or have permission from Jeff Spear to enroll. For more information, contact Mr. Spear at 252-335-0821 ext. 2335 or jeff_spear@albemarle.edu.

Students will advance more into SMAW (stick), GMAW (MIG), and FCAW (flux-core) with an introduction into GTAW (tig) welding. Students will participate in question-answer sessions and hands-on to gain basic knowledge in the setup and operation of various power sources that operate these processes. Upon completion, students will have the basic knowledge of various industry standards. A textbook will be provided.

Personal items required for the Welding program include a welding helmet (auto-darkening is a plus), safety glasses, earplugs, tip cleaners, welding jacket with leather sleeves, steel-toed leather boots (with high sides) and welding gloves.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday,
Thursday
6 – 9 p.m. $175 C. Wertz C 138

Introduction to Soldering Fundamentals (18 hours)

COA – Currituck

This course provides an introduction to soldering fundamentals. Participants will receive classroom and hands-on instruction. Topics covered will include basic wiring, heat management and component identification.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60534 Jan. 25 – March 1 Tuesday 6 – 9 p.m. $85 K. Cavanguah ATTC 104

HRD Employability/Job Skills

NC Works Career Center
111 Jordan Plaza
Elizabeth City, NC

Workshop Dates Time Instructor Register
Employability Skills TBA TBA NC Works TBA
Resume Writing TBA TBA NC Works TBA
Perfecting the Interview TBA TBA NC Works TBA

COA – Edenton-Chowan

Workshop Dates Time Instructor Register
Employability Skills TBA TBA NC Works TBA

Introduction to Basic Computers

COA – Elizabeth Citytraditional

You’ll learn basic computer skills necessary in the workplace or at home. The course consists of an introduction to basic computer skills and terminology and word processing using Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel, how to send attachments, surf the World Wide Web, search, and emails. You’ll learn how to use basic computer tools to complete simple cut and paste tasks using the mouse and keyboard.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Tuesday,
Thursday
6 – 8 p.m. $70 R. Jackson FC 230

Personal Enrichment Classes

Cooking Confidential I

COA – Edenton-Chowan

Focus areas:

  • Culinary techniques basics (sanitation, mise en place, measurement, tools and equipment, knives, and cuts)
  • Dry heat cooking methods air-based (bake, roast, broil, grill and smoke)
  • Dry heat cooking methods oil-based (saute, stir fry, pan fry and deep fry)
Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Friday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. $75 L. Lippincott 201

Cooking Confidential II

COA – Edenton-Chowan

Focus areas:

  • Boil and steam
  • Simmer and poaching
  • Braise, stew, and sous vide
  • Stocks, broths, and court couillon
Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
59583 Jan. 28 – March 4 Friday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. $75 L. Lippincott 201

Watercolor

COA – Elizabeth City

Let’s Get Started and Have Fun with Watercolor is a course for the intermediate and beyond students. This course provides an introduction, as well as a review of, the basics in painting with watercolor. It focuses on materials and techniques as a foundation to create luminous watercolor paintings. Emphasis will be placed on helping each participant to further develop a creative and individual style of painting. Beginners are welcome.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
TBA TBA Thursday 1 – 4 p.m. $70 P. West C 222

Acrylic and Mixed Media Painting

COA – Elizabeth City

This course is a painting survey course where participants will have the opportunity to explore several mediums in the creative and painting process, including painting, collage and mono-print. This course will also focus on acrylic techniques. You’ll have the flexibility in the subjects they depict. A supply list will be given on the first day of class.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60776 Jan. 18 – March 8 Tuesday 9 a.m. – noon $70 M. Sawyer C 222
61023 March 22 – May 17 Tuesday 9 a.m. – noon $70 M. Sawyer C 222

Wheel Throwing

COA – Elizabeth City

This class is for beginners and intermediate students. You’ll learn basic information on the use of the potter’s wheel. Instruction and demonstrations will be given for preparing the clay (wedging) and basic throwing techniques such as centering and pulling a nine-inch cylinder. Then the class advances to throwing functional pieces of pottery: cups, mugs and bowls. We’ll discuss glazes, surface design and decoration that can be used on finished work. You’ll need to bring an apron and wear appropriate clothing. Registration includes supplies. Class limited to six students.

Syn Date Days Time Fee Instructor Room
59112 Nov. 30, 2021 –
Jan. 13, 2022
Tuesday,
Thursday
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. $105 J. Murray PLAB
60836 Jan. 10 –
Feb. 17
Monday,
Wednesday
9 – 11 a.m. $105 C. Henninger PLAB

Introduction to Beekeeping (15 hours)

COA – Edenton-Chowan

Beekeeping is a complex but rewarding undertaking. This 15-hour class will give students a basic understanding of what is required to become a successful beekeeper. Students will learn from Master Beekeepers how to prepare to keep bees, how to install bees in a hive and how to care for bees through the first year. Participants will become members of NC State Beekeepers Association and Beekeepers of Chowan County and have access to mentors, continuing education at monthly meetings, field day opportunities and more. This course is presented in cooperation with the Beekeepers of Chowan County. The suggested textbook (purchase on your own) is Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition.

Syn Dates Days Time Fee Instructor Room
60894 Feb. 1 – March 1 Tuesday 6 – 9 p.m. $45 J. Murphy 418