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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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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Salsa, Part 1

A combination of different dance styles, Salsa is considered the king of Latin dances. It is a lively and sensual dance with basic steps that make it easy for beginners to pick up. Take the first step toward learning this popular dance by signing up for this great class. Instructor Tammy Jones will start with essential footwork and move into basic turns that will help you feel comfortable on the dance floor. Registration fee is per person. No partner required. No discount.

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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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Golf, Intermediate

Become a better golfer by continuing to work on your game and improving your techniques. Designed for golfers who have played before, this class will teach you how to get out of trouble, shape your shots, manage your game and maximize performance. Loaner clubs are available or you can bring your own set of clubs. Golf balls will be furnished. Lessons are provided by Director of Instruction for R II M Golf, Rob Myers II and the R II M Golf staff. No discount.

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Veteran drivers will learn how to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. This is not a ticket removal course, but participants may obtain a reduction in car insurance upon completion. A supply fee of $15 for AARP members or $20 for non members covers administrative costs, is due in class and is payable by cash or check made payable to AARP. AARP members must bring their membership card to class. Instructor is Roy Ball.

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Driver's Education

Register now for a driver education class at your NEISD school. Students will receive 32 clock hours of classroom instruction as well as seven hours of behind-the-wheel driving and seven hours of observation. The schedule posted is for the classroom only. All in-car training is scheduled individually by the student once the permit is obtained. Students must be at least 15 years old and in high school before class begins. For complete details and contract information go to www.neisd.net/drive. Please register with the students name and information. In addition, the contract at www.neisd.net/drive MUST be filled out, signed by both parent and student, then submitted to the Driver Education office before the class begins.

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Harmonica, Beginning - Level 2

Build upon the skills acquired in Harmonica, Beginning - Level 1. However, the level 1 class is not a prerequisite. You are a candidate for the level 2 class if you have had previous experience playing the harmonica, can play several simple melodies and can play single notes fairly well. Familiarity with the 12-bar blues progression is also a plus. Topics in the level 2 class include rhythm harmonica, note-bending, tongue-blocking and ways to improvise and create music on the harmonica – all aimed at getting a richer tone in your playing. Participants will need two 10-hole harmonicas: keys of C and A (preferably Hohner Special 20 or Seydel Blues Session Standard.)After enrollment, the instructor will contact you to inquire if you want to purchase harmonica(s) at the first class meeting. Instructor Dr. Don McRee is a clinical psychologist who has played harmonica since age five and participated in harmonica conferences and master classes around the country.

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