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Darby Adult Ed classes

This semester I am offering three classes through the Darby Adult Education program. Their local reach is great with direct mail flyers going to every mailbox in the Darby zip code.

I notice their website is not functioning, so I will do a little boosting of my class offerings here.

Community Threat Workshop-Probability/Severity Exercise
Instructor will explain the Probability/Severity exercise format, then lead a participatory workshop designed to assess and with potential disruptions to our community. The group with then develop action items for highest level threats.
Instructor: Ted Dunlap
Day(s): Saturday
Dates: September 30
(1 class)
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 am
Location: Darby Community Public Library Meeting Room
Student Fee: $4.00/$2.00 seniors 60+
Materials/Material Fee: None

Two Way Radio in the Bitterroot
Handy in many situations, radio communications can be life saving when phones are down or out of reach. This 2-hour overview of radios covers walkie-talkies across the yard, comm options throughout the Bitterroot, to ham radios around the world. What radios should you have for emergencies? What do they cost? What do they do? How can you be sure they will be available when you really need them? Regular, non-technical people become HAM radio operators all the time. Should you? If so, how?
Instructor: Ted Dunlap
Day(s): Saturday
Dates: October 7
(1 class)
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Darby Community Public Library Meeting Room
Student Fee: $4.00/$2.00 seniors 60+
Materials/Material Fee: None

Become a Licensed HAM Radio Operator
Handy in many situations, radio communications can be life saving when phones are down or out of reach. ham radios start where walkie-talkies leave off, with licensed radio operators communicating around the corner, throughout the Bitterroot and around the world. No electronics background or other prerequisites are needed to complete this course of study and pass the FCC exam to become an amateur radio technician-class operator. This 9-week class will develop the basic level understanding of the ham radio world, and enable you to become part of it. Schedule includes FCC license testing.
Instructor: Ted Dunlap
Day(s): Saturdays
Dates: Oct 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9
(9 classes)
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Darby Community Public Library Meeting Room
Student Fee: $36.00/$18.00 seniors 60+
Materials/Material Fee: $33.00 paid to instructor for Ham Radio License Manual

After today it will be too late to sign up for their official deadline, but showing up for the first day of class can work.

Here is the form expected to the Darby school office by the end of their Wednesday workday:

Darby Adult Education Fall 2023
Please fill out the following information to sign up for adult education classes. Return this form and payment to Darby School, 209 School Drive, Darby, MT 59829 Atten: Lisa or drop it off at the high school or elementary office. Please make checks to Darby School District.

Name_______________________________________________________________

Address_____________________________________________________________

Phone_______________________________________________________________

Email_________________________________________________________________
Course Name Adult Ed Fee

__________________________________________ $____________

__________________________________________ $____________

__________________________________________ $_____________

___________________________________________ $_____________

Total: $______________