Personal Enrichment

Hi-Ed offers a variety of courses and programs to meet the personal enrichment needs of individuals in Northwest Pennsylvania. Click the buttons below to view our schedule brochure, to download a registration form to register by mail, or to register for a class online.

To register by mail:
● Click the ‘Spring Registration Form Mail-In’ button below

● Fill out the form

● Write a check

● Mail the form and check to 589 Hospital Drive, Suite F, Warren PA 16365

To register online:
● Click the ‘Register For Warren Classes Online’ button below

● Choose the class you want to take and click the ‘Add to cart’ button

● Fill out the form


Spring Classes

Alzheimer’s:  Effective Communication Strategies

Wednesday, March 21

6:00 – 7:00pm

Instructor: Jill Curtis


Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease

Southern Cookin’ with Chef Bruce Faulkner

Monday, April 9

6:00 – 9:00pm

Instructor: Bruce Faulkner


Hey ya’ll! Help Chef Bruce cook

up a southern meal!

  Religion:  Eastern

Wednesdays, April 4, 11, 18 & 25

6:00 – 8:00pm

Instructor: Siby Thomas


Topics Include: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, & Jainism / Taoism.

Positive Psychology

Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19 & 26

6:00 – 8:00pm

Instructor: Siby Thomas


Topics Include: Living well at every stage of life. Positive emotional states and processes, Positive cognitive state and processes, Pro social behavior.

  Exploring Social Media

Tuesdays, April 10, 17 & 24

6:00 – 8:00pm

Instructor: Barb Tracey


Facebook, Twitter, Snap Chat, Pinterest,

YouTube, and Security.

Summer Classes 

All About Herbs

Thursday, May 1

8:30 – 12:30am

Instructor: Tara Mayhew


 Herbs are an essential part to creative cooking. Learn how to grow different herbs in your garden or in your kitchen and find out the best methods to drying and preserving your herb harvest.

Landscaping Basics

Tuesdays, May 8 & 15

9:30 – 12:30pm

Instructor: Tara Mayhew


 Evaluate different types of garden environments, discuss which landscaping approach would work best, and what materials should be considered.  A final project will be completed.

Wire Jewelry Making Class

5 Different Rings

Friday, May 11

10:00 – 12:00pm

Instructor: JeriEllyn Leggieri


 Learn to make and complete 5 different rings in this two hour class. You will also learn about wire, wire gauges, tools, and pounding wire. All materials and tools are included in your class fee!   If time allows, a bonus toe ring will be included. 

Wire Jewelry Making: Wire Vine Bracelet 

Wednesday, May 23

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Instructor: JeriEllyn Leggieri


Learn to make and complete a wire vine bracelet in this two hour class. You will also learn about wire, wire gauges, tools, bending and wrapping wire. All materials and tools are included in your class fee!  Colors and beads as close as possible to the pictures, but may vary according to availability. Some options in bead color and wire color will also be given. 

Free Nutrition Class from Penn State Cooperative Extension

Wednesdays,  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Instructor: C Fleming


Learn about the importance of nutrition in the free class!


Mondays, May 7 & 14

6:00 – 9:00pm

Instructor: Karen Heltzel


 Learn about your camera and how to capture photographs from a pro!

Flower Gardening

Thursday, May 10

8:30 – 12:30pm

Instructor: Tara Mayhew


 Learn about the gardening zone that we live in and which perennials work best in different lighting and soil conditions. Pests and diseases will also be covered.

Summer Landscapes

Thursday, May 17

9:30 – 12:30pm

Instructor: Pete Ferry


 Pete attended Bob Ross schools in FL, OH, and VA.  He became an instructor of Bob Ross painting, certified in landscapes, seascapes, and wild life painting. In this class, you will do a complete 16 x 20 landscape or seascape painting in about 3 hours.  You will learn to paint mountains, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, different types of clouds, trees, cabins, waves, and even covered bridges! All you bring to the class is the desire to learn.

The Class on March 29th is full!

Acrylic Painting Class-Crane at Sunset 

Wednesday, June 13

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Instructor: JeriEllyn Leggieri


Learn to paint a beautiful sunset in this two-hour class. You will learn about blending and paint strokes. All materials, paint and tools are included in your class fee! 

Click here to view our job skill training classes

Click here to view our computer and technology training classes.

Share this: