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Master the Possibilities Education Center strives to be on the cutting edge of life-long learning and as such is a focal point of our active community. Located in the new Circle Square Commons Town Center, our exciting educational programs provide hundreds of opportunities throughout the year to learn and grow. Our outstanding faculty is involved in designing classes that build on our active adults' knowledge and experiences and stimulate and challenge them to become more engaged in education.

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VISITING ARTISTS

Visiting Wildlife Scholars and Photographers: This winter’s schedule includes four outstanding programs featuring nature and wildlife. Guest speakers represent an international view from former president of the World Conservation Society, two award-winning nature photographers/speakers highlighting America’s Everglades and the Galapagos Islands, and a scientist duo sharing the tremendous impact that citizen scientists are making in the conservation of birds and habitat. Click on the Science section of the course schedule for details.

 

 

NEW CLASSES

Oscars 2015: About the Movies
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
1-2 p.m.

Come review the Oscars by watching trailers of the winners and join a discussion of opinions with Master the Possibilities’ very own “Siskel and Ebert”. 


Drones: Past, Present and Future
Thursday, March 12, 2015
1-3 p.m.

Dr. Martin Hoffert reveals how drones are changing aviation.


Financing for Home Improvements through Property Assessed Clean Energy
Thursday, March 19, 2015 OR Thursday, April 16, 2015
10-11 a.m.

Learn about a new program that provides financing that may help you make your home more energy efficient, safe and beautiful.


Taste of Music: Song Circles: Creating Communities to Support Singers, Songwriters and Musicians
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Course: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Coffee House Performance: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Join us for our 3rd performer in our Taste of Music Series.  Elaine Mahon will help you explore ways to encourage growth and development in singing, songwriting and music of all types.  After the course, she will perform some of her own lyrical songscapes for your enjoyment.


Beginning Beekeeping (Preparing for Spring)
Friday, March 20, 2015
3-4 p.m.

Come learn how to be a successful beekeeper by learning what costs are involved, what equipment is needed and how the industry works.


Beginning German- Level 1
Begins Saturday, March 21, 2015 and continues for 6 weeks.
10-11 a.m.

Come learn the phonetics of the German language in order to read and to speak the language with instructor, Mary Hamblen!


Intermediate German
Begins Saturday, March 21, 2015 and continues for 6 weeks. 11a.m. to 12 p.m.

This class would be ideal as a "refresher" course in simple conversational German. We will also incorporate some of the language skills i.e. reading, writing, and pronunciation. If you have some knowledge of German, but need some practice join the class.


Compassion and Choices Series
-Life and Death Decisions:  Saturday, March 21, 2015 (1-2:30 p.m.)
-End of Life Discussions: Saturday, May 16, 2015 (1-2:30 p.m.)

 

 



NEWS & UPDATES

The Master the Possibilities Winter Catalog is now available online, at the Education Center and at various libraries. There are 530 classes and 150 brand new offerings to help you learn, grow and have fun. Register early to insure you get your top choices. Some classes fill up fast.

Master the Possibilities Receives National Recognition
Master the Possibilities Center for Lifelong Learning has been identified as a national model for adult education. The Center was recognized by Retire Magazine (2012) and Where to Retire (2014) Magazines as a “stunning success” with “cutting edge programming.”


Read the recent Ocala Star Banner article on Master the Possibilities: Lifelong learning through Master the Possibilities at On Top of the World


Click here to read "College For Seniors" an article about Master the Possibilities that was published in Ocala's Good Life magazine.


Online Classes
Virtual classes are available 24/7 which means you can take the class when it is most convenient for you. The process of taking online classes is very simple, please watch this short video. http://www.dataimageme.com/online_classes.html

After you register successfully and pay for the class you will receive the credentials to allow you to start the class. For most classes when you finish viewing the class videos and Power Point presentations, you contact the instructor. He forwards you an exercise that you complete at your own pace at home. Then the finished material is posted back to the instructor via email. He will make suggestions and provide notes in regard to your finished work. All your questions will be answered at any time during the two or six month subscription to the class material. For more information on how the class works, please use this link http://www.dataimageme.com/Online_MTP.html