Continuing Education

Simsbury Department of Continuing Education
155 Firetown Road, Simsbury, CT 06070
phone (860) 658-3870/fax (860) 651-2903

OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:00PM
SUMMER HOURS: Monday-Friday 7:30AM-1:30PM

For more information, please contact Administrative Secretary Lorraine Wry lwry@simsbury.k12.ct.us.

Current Program Highlights

Free evening Adult Education classes begin September 11, 2017.

Invention Convention (Summer 2017)

SHS teacher of Engineering David Salonia just wrapped up a fun new program that took place July 10-14. CAMP INVENTION was designed for children entering grades 1-6. Check back for information for next summer!

Adult Education

Simsbury's evening Adult Education program is comprised of two divisions:

STATE MANDATED DIVISION: This program includes classes for adults that are required to be offered by the State of Connecticut. This includes:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Americanization and Citizenship
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • GED Test Preparation

These free classes meet on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings for 13 week semesters each year. Please consult the DCE brochure (click on the Brochure tab below) for full details or contact the program supervisor, Paul Kulikowski, at 860-658-3870.

ADULT ENRICHMENT DIVISION: This program includes a wide variety of subjects and topics of interest to the adult learner. From artistic exploration to financial planning, personal enrichment, and world language development, these are just some of the course areas offered at various times in our program. For a full schedule and complete listing of the current courses offered and their fees, please consult the DCE brochure (click on the Brochure tab above) or contact Assistant Director Sue Newton at 860-658-3870.

Brochure (Summer 2017)

Continuing Education Brochure (SUMMER 2017) Now Registering!

This brochure includes SAA offerings, which are opportunities for student arts enrichment in Music, Art, Musical Theatre, Drama and Dance. For a look at the latest SAA brochure and printer-friendly registration form, visit SAA's website.

Children's Academy of Simsbury (Preschool Program)

Preschool at Squadron Line School

Registration forms for The Children's Academy can be dropped off or mailed to the Continuing Ed. office at 155 Firetown Rd., Simsbury, CT 06070. Registration forms are posted on the Children's Academy website.
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Click on the logo to go to the Children's Academy website

New York Trips

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UPCOMING NEW YORK TRIPS:

  • November 8, 2017
  • December 13, 2017

Simsbury's Department of Continuing Education offers trips to New York City several times per year. Join us for a motor coach trip to Manhattan for a day to shop, see a Broadway performance, meet a friend, have a special meal, etc.

Cost: $51 (Round Trip) Plus $3 non-refundable registration fee

  • Leave IRON HORSE BLVD., Simsbury (Parking lot corner of WILCOX & IRON HORSE BLVD.) @ 7:30AM
  • Leave ROUTE 4, FARMINGTON @ 7:50AM

Pick-up Location to Return to CT: 6th Ave. and 53rd St. (across from Hilton Hotel) at 5:45 P.M.

Bus stops in the city:

  • Metropolitan Museum
  • Plaza Hotel 5th & 59th
  • Rockefeller Center 5th & 50th
  • Half Price Tickets 7th & 47th
  • Macy’s 34th & Broadway

Paying Online with My Payments Plus

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NOTE: SAA, SEED & Children’s Academy registration/payments are not available for online registration.
Please see below for registration information and forms.

Simsbury Arts Academy (SAA)

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Simsbury Arts Academy -- SAA offers an exciting learning opportunity for students in the Fine and Performing Arts. This program brings arts educators and practicing artists together to provide a creative outlet for our community's young people. New classes and programs are constantly updated on the SAA website, so visit often!

Simsbury Enrichment & Extended Day (SEED)

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SEED Program

SEED offers before- and after-school care and enrichment activities for children in grades K-6 at all five elementary school sites in Simsbury.

Teen Driving

Simsbury's Department of Continuing Education no longer provides a driver education program. Please contact your local driver education company.

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
Visit the Teen Drivers link for more information

Driver license restrictions for 16 and 17 year olds
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