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Business & Finance
Register now for Late Winter & Spring 2018 classes.

Become a Seller on ebay

ebay is both the world’s garage sale for used items and a competitive online marketplace for new items. In the beginning class, you will create an ebay and Paypal account, and learn to buy, sell, and navigate the ebay universe safely.

Instructor: Howard Horwitz has sold 50 – 75 items per month on ebay for the past 10 years. His ebay seller account has a 98.8% positive feedback rating with over 3900 customers.


3 Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
March 5 - 19, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A
Cost: $60
#8039.301
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Savvy Social
Security Planning
Social Security decisions made now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits received over a lifetime. Learn the strategies to maximize your benefits. Recent changes to Social Security will be addressed.

Instructor: Hoby Pearce is a Certified Financial Planner serving Ventura County since 2000.

Monday, Feb 5, 2018
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $35
#8090.302

OR

Friday, Feb 23, 2018
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $35
#8090.103
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Get Started Blogging

If you’ve ever wanted to start a blog, but are not sure how to do it, then join us for this informative class that will give you some of the tools you need. We’ll focus on your content, determining your target audience, available blogging platforms, and how your blog can support your professional goals. Please bring a pen and a notebook.

Instructor: Molly Duncan has been blogging for personal and professional pleasure since 2008. She shares her passion for healthy living on her blog at www.MollyBDuncan. com/blog.

Friday, March 2, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $35
#8038.302
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Self-Publish Your Book for Peanuts

This course will introduce writers to an amazing tool that enables them to completely publish their own book for free. Their book is sent to the market through wide distribution channels, including Amazon and a number of expanded distribution options. Independent publishing has never been so fast and easy.

Instructor: Brianna Davidson
has published multiple works for freelance writers and college professors. She graduated from California Lutheran University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing.

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $35
#8951.302
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Classes on this page...
Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Become a Seller on ebay
Essentials of Retirement Planning
Get Started Blogging
Loan Signing Agent
Notary in One Day
Savvy Social Security Planning
Self-Publish Your Book for Peanuts
Stock Market Survival Guide
Wills & Living Trusts
Wills & Living Trusts
Protect yourself and your family from the horrors of probate and from paying sky-high estate taxes. This seminar will explain the use and interaction of essential estate planning documents, such as a personal will and revocable living trust and a durable power of attorney. Other topics to be covered include community property laws, taking title to real estate, probate and conservatorships.

Instructor: Terri Hilliiard.


Thursday, March 1, 2018
12:30 - 2:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $35 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8060.204
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Notary in One Day
Seminar plus official Notary Exam
Start your own business, become a more valuable employee, provide customer service and earn additional income. This intensive one-day seminar is designed to equip you with everything you need to become an effective Notary and includes 2017 legislation.

Renewing Notaries:
3 hours of training are required.

New and Renewing Notaries, bring the following:

New and Renewing Notaries bring the following:
1) A $40 check made payable to “Secretary of State” for the test fee.
2) Proper ID – current state issued driver’s license or ID card or passport.
3) Two #2 pencils.
4) 2 X 2 passport color photo.

Live Scan Fingerprints required after you pass the exam.

Serious conviction may disqualify applicant.

PLEASE NOTE: Arrive early. Due to State regulations, no one will be admitted to the classroom after 8:30 am or 1:00 pm. You must be on time when returning to the classroom from a break.

First-Time Notaries
Friday, Jan 19, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Seminar: $99
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Test Fee: $40
#8040.102


Renewing Notaries
Friday, Jan 19, 2018
12:30 – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Seminar: $50
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Test Fee: $40
#8041.202


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First-Time Notaries

Friday, April 6, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Seminar: $99
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Test Fee: $40
#8040.103


Renewing Notaries
Friday, April 6, 2018
12:30 – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Seminar: $50
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Test Fee: $40
#8041.203

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Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc., a leading notary public course provider in California for 16 years.

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Stock Market Survival Guide

Don’t let the daily swings in the markets affect your long term strategy! In this 3 week course learn to create your own investment objective and corresponding portfolio plus ways to protect your portfolio and retirement savings. Topics include key terminology used in financial discussions and financial statements; levels and types of investment risks; stocks vs mutual funds and ETFs.

Instructor: Bradley Newman a Managing Director and Branch Manager with Duncan- Newman Associates.

3 Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Feb 8 - 22, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: $55
#8019.302
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Loan Signing Agent

Prerequisite: No need to be a commissioned Notary or have received the results of your exam. You must have taken a Notary Workshop.

Now that you are a Notary, how do you build and maintain your signing business? You will learn the skills and obtain the necessary tools to become a Certified Loan Signing Agent. This workshop features how to properly notarize loan packages. We will discuss how to negotiate your fee, how to get called back and how to brand yourself as a professional in your market.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Program Fee: $99
Material fee: $60 payable to instructor
#8045.102

OR


Friday, April 13, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Program Fee: $99
Material fee: $60 payable to instructor
#8045.103

Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc., a leading notary public course provider in California for 15 years.

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Essentials of Retirement Planning
What does retirement look like for you? Have you planned for it? Can you afford it? How do you generate reliable, durable income? What challenges might you encounter? How do you overcome those challenges? Discover how you can plan with confidence to live your retirement dreams.

Instructor: Daniel Ruben, MD, MBA, MPH is a medical physician and business professional with a passion for teaching.

3 Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Feb 1 - 15, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $65
#8095.301
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Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Do you have a hobby, talent or knowledge of a foreign language that you would love to share with others? Come to this informative seminar and learn how classes are developed. No teaching credential is required although experience is a plus. Ideas will be discussed and course proposal forms provided.

Instructor: Anne Bartholomew is Coordinator of the Community Enrichment Program.

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018
9:30 – 11:00 am
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: FREE (Pre-registration required)
#8068.102
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For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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