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.
Take a Center tour. Have you always wanted to take a course, but just weren’t sure where to start. Classes are open to all adult learners, no matter where you live. New Director of Education Margaret Spontak is hosting tours each week for interested students. Just call (352) 387-7571 or email Margaret_Spontak@otowfl.com to sign-up for a visit. Staff and faculty want to encourage everyone to make education part of their new year.
Model Train Exhibit through Dec 27, 2014
Everyone is invited to view the On Top of the World Model Railroad Club 3-rail (Lionel-type) model railroad exhibit from Dec. 15-27 in the lobby of the Master the Possibilities Education Center located in Circle Square Commons at 8415 SW 80th St. The exhibit will be open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Along with the model railroad exhibit, visitors can see the holiday tree, and pick-up the new Master the Possibilities Winter Course Catalog.
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.”
Special Themed Weeks, Months and Exhibits
Every month Master the Possibilities has an exhibit in the lobby. Each month during the winter term, except for Dec. and April, the Shutter Bugs Photography Club at On Top of the World will provide outstanding photography exhibits by one of their members. December features a model train and holiday exhibit and April includes a Bonsai exhibit and items highlighting Horse Week. For details see the course catalog.
Enroll in the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy Coming Jan. 15
Learn how the Sheriff’s Department works from inside to out. Each session focuses on a different unit of the organization with lots of unique and exciting fields trips included. Click here to fill out your application for the upcoming program and register through MTP, too.
Students enrolled in the Sheriff Citizen Academy that begins January 12th, please download the attached application form and either bring it with you on the first day of class, or fax/email it to the Sheriff's office.
Read the recent Ocala Star Banner article on Master the Possibilities. Click here to read.
Click here to read "College For Seniors" an article about Master the Possibilities that was published in Ocala's Good Life magazine.
Join Instructor Robert Levin as he helps move Master the Possibilities into a new dimension. Robert will offer 30 online classes. As virtual classes, the courses are available 24 hours a day and can be taken at a time that is convenient to you. Most of the Online Classes are now Interactive. 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. To register use this link at any time.
Robert has created his own video advertisement for the online courses. The video can be viewed on his site http://www.dataimageme.com/online_classes.html.
He has also created a demo page that will provide students with a sample of how the materials work. http://www.dataimageme.com/Online_MTP.html