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Register now for Spring 2020 classes.

Introduction to
3D Printing
The phrase “3D printing” refers to a group of technologies for printing solid objects from digital designs. Today 3D printers are more accessible, less expensive and are being used by businesses and hobbyists. Students will learn the basics of 3D printing including how to make printable 3D models using OpenSCAD, finding models online, and how to get items 3D printed. Be an Inventor!

Instructor: Christopher Deel is a computer consultant and owner of DeelTech.com.

3 Wednesdays
6:30 - 8:00pm
Feb 19 - March 4, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $65, plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8124.302
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ABCs of Medicare

Medicare – We all pay into it and as we reach 65 we are all entitled to enjoy its benefits. You have some choices to make and making the wrong choices at the wrong times can be very costly and potentially unhealthy. Discover how you can make the right choices for you. Workshop is purely educational; no insurance products will be discussed.

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

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020
6:30 – 8:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $35
#8094.303


....OR

Thursday, March 12, 2020
1:00 - 3:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $35
#8094.204

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Wills & Trusts
Protect and plan for yourself and your family. This seminar is designed for all ages and explores essential estate planning documents, such as a personal will, revocable living trust and a durable power of attorney. Additional topics include community property laws, taking title to real estate, probate, special needs planning and conservatorships.

Instructor: Miles Lang
has been a Ventura County estate attorney for over 20 years.  He is the principal attorney of Bonaventure Law Group, a firm that concentrates on estate planning and administration, probate, trust preparation and administration, and special needs trusts.  He is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and sits on the board of directors of Grey Law of Ventura County.


Monday, Feb 10, 2020
6:30 - 8:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $35
#8061.301

....OR

Friday, March 6, 2020
9:30 - 11:30am
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $35
#8060.102
Registration Info
 
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.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
6:00 - 8:00pm
Alliance Advisory Conference Room
3390 Auto Mall Drive
Westlake Village 91362

Cost: $35
#8090.304
Registration Info
 
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, March 14, 2020
9:30 – 11:00 am
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: FREE
(Pre-registration required)
#8068.102
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Classes on this page
ABCs of Medicare
Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Become a Seller on ebay
Bookkeeping
Grantwriting, The Art of
Introduction to 3D Printing
Loan Signing Agent
Notary in One Day
QuickBooks
Savvy Social Security Planning
Taxes in Retirement
The Art of Grantwriting
Wills & Trusts
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Taxes in Retirement
Learn how to generate tax-free income by using overlooked tax tips per IRS guidelines. This course is ideal for those who want to retain more of their hard-earned nest egg. Taxes are scheduled to increase by 25% on 1/1/2026. Plan ahead while taxes are still on sale!

Instructor: Mark A. Basile is a Registered Investment Advisor, whose family business since 1960, has been helping people mitigate taxes in their retirement accounts.


Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
6:30 - 8:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $35
#8097.302
Registration Info
 
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, Feb 28, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $99
Material Fee: $60 payable to instructor
#8045.102

Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc.

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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 this 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 reporting.

3 Mondays
4:00 - 6:00pm
Jan 27 - Feb 10, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.203

....OR


3 Mondays
6:30 - 8:30pm
Jan 27 - Feb 10, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.304

....OR

3 Mondays
10:00am - 12:00pm
March 23 - April 6, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.105
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QuickBooks
QuickBooks is one of the most widely used business accounting and bookkeeping software programs in the market. Take the mystery out of the most popular computerized accounting program with our teacher-led and hands-on-learning QuickBooks course. You will leave excited about QuickBooks and be ready to go “keep the books” with this valuable skill set!

Course includes:
• Company File Set Up • Online Bank Feed • Sales Tax & Inventory • Invoicing & Paying Bills
• Payroll Setup & Processing • Creating Reports • Estimating • Purchase Orders
• Free Trial of QuickBooks
Textbook included

No computer or accounting experience needed.


QuickBooks is one of the most widely used business accounting and bookkeeping software programs in the market. Take the mystery out of the most popular computerized accounting program with our teacher-led and hands-on-learning QuickBooks course. You will leave excited about QuickBooks and be ready to go “keep the books” with this valuable skill set! No computer or accounting experience needed.

Course includes: 
• Company File Set Up • Online Bank Feed • Sales Tax & Inventory
• Invoicing & Paying Bills 
• Payroll Setup & Processing
• Creating Reports • Estimating
• Purchase Orders 
• Textbook • Flash Drive
• Free Trial of QuickBooks 

Textbook included.

Note: This class uses the QuickBooks desktop version, taught on PC’s.

Daytime, 4 weeks:
Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 1:00pm
Jan 21 - Feb 13, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 7B

Cost: $899
#5061.103

....OR

Daytime, 4 weeks:
Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 1:00pm
June 8 - July 2, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 7B

Cost: $899
#5061.105

....OR

Evening, 8 weeks:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Feb 11 - April 2, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 7B

Cost: $899
#5061.304
Registration Info


The Art of Grantwriting

Learn the key to successful grantwriting and identify funds to benefit important community interests. Students will address some of Ventura County’s most pressing community issues by developing a competitive grant proposal for a local nonprofit of their choosing.

Instructor: Elaine Himelfarb is a professional grantwriter and taught graduate level business classes at American University.

3 Tuesdays
5:45 – 7:15pm
Feb 4 – 18, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $55
#8056.301
Registration Info
 
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 most current laws.

Renewing Notaries:
3 hours of training are required.
Seminar plus official Notary exam Reviews all laws and regulations you are required to know to continue as a Notary. You must take the exam and be fingerprinted again. Your commission must be current to be eligible for the 3-hour course.

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, Feb 21, 2020
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Seminar: $99
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 5:30pm
Test Fee: $40
#8040.103


Renewing Notaries
Friday, Feb 21, 2020
12:45 – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Seminar: $50
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 5:30pm
Test Fee: $40
#8041.203


Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc., since 2005 NPS has been an approved educational vendor for Notary classes by the Secretary of State.
Registration Info
 
Bookkeeping
Today’s career as a professional bookkeeper offers you the benefits of security, prestige, advancement and a good, steady income. It’s one of the few jobs that gives you the opportunity to work in many different kinds of businesses and industries. From one-person businesses to massive conglomerates that employ thousands, the opportunities for Bookkeepers are growing! With this teacher-led and hands-on course, your skillset will be in demand!

Course Includes:
• Debits/Credits • Journal entries
• Accounts Payable • Payroll Setup
• Financial Statements
• Accounts Receivable • Inventory • Cost of Goods Sold • Accruals
• Deferrals • Depreciation
• International & Internet Sales

Textbook included.

No accounting experience needed.


4 weeks
Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 1:00pm
May 11 - June 4, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 7B

Cost: $999
#5070.104
Registration Info
 
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