NEISD - Community Education

May we suggest the following courses?

Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. No discounts. Instruction provided by Condensed Curriculum International.

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Ignite Your Taste Buds - Summer Salads with a Twist

Nothing says summer quite like a fresh and zesty salad. Roll up your sleeves and learn how to prepare a variety of summer salads using homemade dressings and herbs from the garden. Allow Chopra Center Certified Instructor Andrea Meyer to show you how to bring healing foods full of flavor to your plate. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Fabulous Photos Fast

Organize and edit your photos with lightning speed. Categorize your images to make them easy to find and sort. Then apply easy to control edits to bring your images to life. Adobe Lightroom or another photo management system is recommended. Please bring a laptop with software already loaded and images you would like to edit. Instructor S. Janette Constantino, professional photographer, has a BFA and an Associates of Science in Digital Photography.

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Pickleball

Imagine a game that is a cross between tennis, ping pong and badminton. Sound strange? It is pickleball and it is the fastest-growing sport in the world. Come learn to play with a wiffle ball and a paddle on a badminton-sized court. Pickleball is designed for both men and women, no matter your age or physical limitation. You will get the hang of footwork, balance, scoring and all the fundamentals. "Pickleball rocks" says instructor and pickleball ambassador Sandra Carrillo, a retired teacher who conducts clinics city wide. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Bring your own paddle or use a loaner paddle that will be provided. A $5 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

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Kayaking 101

Get outside and enjoy the waterways of San Antonio! Learn kayak terminology, river terminology, proper paddling techniques, how to self-rescue, river signals, how to plan a trip and how to select the appropriate kayaking gear for your needs. This class is taught at Acequia Recreation Area and concludes with a scenic paddle. A $10 supply fee, which covers all rental gear, is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Your instructor is Sarah Neal with Mission Adventure Tours. She is an American Canoe Association Certified Level 2 kayak instructor. No discount.

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Elements of Effective Web Design

If you are thinking about building a website or you already build websites, this class is for you. There are numerous critical elements that go into designing an effective site. This course takes you through the best practices of search engine, lightweight landing page, effective information layout (content and display), easy to navigate and the importance of a site with no errors. Join web designer Bill Kanyusik as he guides you through the process of creating your dream website.

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King William District Social Paddle

Are you looking for a fun date idea or a new activity to do with friends? Join Mission Adventure Tours on a social kayaking paddle trip. During this trip, you will paddle around the King William District section of the San Antonio River. This is an up and back trip. Extend the fun and stay after to join the group at a local restaurant for food and beverages of your choice. You must be 21+ to attend this class. Food and beverage is not included. No discount.

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Family Fairy Gardening (Ages 5-12)

Grownups grab your little ones (ages 5-12) and bring them to an afternoon of fairy gardening! Adults and kids alike will have fun choosing their container, picking their plants and fairies and customizing their fairy gardens by using their imagination. Bring your own container (10x10x4 is best) or purchase one from the instructor and come prepared to get a little dirty! A $30 supply fee, payable to the instructor at the beginning of class, covers all materials for your fairy garden. Registration and supply fee are for one fairy garden. Marianne Rodriguez owns Whimsical Fairy Gardens and has been gardening for over 20 years.

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