Join us for a peek into the world of video editing.
Accounting Level 1
Introduction to terms, concepts, and applications of double-entry accounting for a proprietary service business.
Accounting Level 2
In this continuation of the accounting cycle, you'll learn about adjusting and closing entries, prepare financial statements, conduct finance statement analysis, and prepare bank reconciliations.
What is happiness and what are the tools to acquire it? This workshop reviews information and basic steps to help attendees work on increasing their own.
Advanced Beginning Watercolor
Do you love watercolor, but don't think you are quite ready for an intermediate class?
Advanced iPhone Photography
Great for all level iPhone and iPad users.
This course is for experienced painters.
Advanced Photography for SLR Photographers
This class will focus on mastering the key features of your SLR camera. You will finally be able to move beyond automatic to the Creative Modes of Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Program and Manual. ISO, White Balance and bracketing also will be discussed. We will learn about aperture and f/stops and what impact they have on your picture's depth of field. Micro four thirds cameras are welcome. The SLR camera has a removable lens, plus the ability to control speed and exposure separately (such as S, or Tv, A or Av, M). Handouts will be provided.
Aerial Photography with a Drone
This course will introduce you to the use of drones for attaining beautiful aerial photography.
African Cuisine - Mishywa (Salmon Salad) and Doro Wat
Mishywa is an African dish made from grilled salmon mixed with capers, fresh tomato, and sweet pickled red peppers served on a bed of spinach with a tomato vinaigrette and avocado wedge.
Argentine Tango and Latin Dance
Welcome to the exciting and fun Spicy Salsa and Latin dancing world.
Artistic Landscape Drawing
Venture into the world of artistic landscape drawing.
Asian Brush Painting
Unravel the enigma behind Chinese brush painting and sumi-e.
Basic Organ and Keyboard
This class is designed specifically for the novice.
Basic PC Skills and Windows
Get a broad, general introduction to hardware and software fundamentals, productivity software, graphics, keyboard layout, and storage media.
Discover the art of hand-crafted calligraphy and gain a lifelong skill.
Beginning to Intermediate Acoustic Guitar
Have fun with music and meet interesting people while learning the guitar in this relaxed atmosphere.
Beginning to Zentangle
Do you want to try something fun and creative?
Build Your Resume and Develop Your Portfolio
Don’t have a resume?
Building Self Confidence
This workshop focuses on practical steps to building self-confidence.
Business Management II
In this continuation of Business Management I, we'll review basic management principles, effective project management, business planning and forecasting, what to expect when hiring employees, how tax law impacts companies, how to obtain business finance and/or raise capital, and a basic understanding of business contracts.Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Excel.
Business Office Professional Math and English
Basic math will be reviewed with demonstrations of word problems, order of operations, fractions, percentages, and the four basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).
Business Office Professional Certification
Improve and develop your computer skills in the Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016 desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Gmail.
CalJOBS: Overview and Resume Builder
CalJOBS is a California online resource to help job seekers.
Call to Artists - Build Your Portfolio!
Learn how to market your work.
Career Center Lab
The Career Center is a professional environment dedicated to career exploration, job search, and employment skills.
Career Planning Workshop
What are your strengths and interests?
Looking to change your career?
Clean Slate Clinic
The Clean Slate Clinic focuses on helping you get a fresh start with a clean criminal history record.
Clinical Medical Assistant
Clinical Medical Assistants perform a variety of functions to assist the physician with procedures, care for patients, perform simple laboratory tests and administer medications.
CompTIA A+ Certification Prep
Drill down into deeper levels of hardware common to virtually every personal computer and network including micro-processors, RAM, power supplies, motherboards, BIOS, CMOS, the expansion bus, I/O devices, networking and Windows.
Copper Repousse, Forming, and Reticulation
Students will be introduced to three separate concepts.
Country Western and Irish Linedancing
Learn traditional and new dances, Tush Push, Mexican Wind, Ghost Train and others, plus great Irish line dancing; enjoy Irish Stew, Coasting, Lord of the Dance, etc.
Creating a Resume and Cover Letter
Need help creating or revamping your resume and cover letter? This workshop will walk you through the important aspects of your resume and cover letter. You will learn how to create a Combination Resume and discover how it can work for you. During the second half of the workshop, you will have time to work on your resume with the instructor's assistance.
Creating Celtic Art
Fascinated by knot work, spirals, key designs, and zoomorphic images?
Creating Voice, Music, and Sound Using Apple Products
Use your iPhone/iPad to produce podcasts, sound recording, voice over tracks, and more.
Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencils
Colored pencils are wonderful, versatile, and expressive media to create with.
ESL classes teach speaking, listening, and writing skills and promote an understanding of U.S.
ESL All Levels
Beginning to intermediate levels. Understand American speech and culture along with basic writing and pronunciation.
ESL Bridge to Sierra College
This Class is designed to prepare English Learners students for ESL college programs which are a gateway to vocational classes (CTE) or academic programs.
Excel 2016 Level 1
Excel Level 1 provides thorough introductory training in Excel.
Excel 2016 Level 2
Build on your foundation from Level 1 with more complex skills.
Excel 2016 Level 3
Work with Excel Tables and Ranges, Data integrity, Subtotals, and Data Validation.
Exposure to the World of Graphics
This class is designed to share knowledge about the power of graphics including jpg images, GIF files, vector art, fonts, etc. Graphics are playing a larger role in the delivery of content production. This 3-hour workshop will expose you to some of the basics, the common terms and phrases used in many of today's leading software programs, and may lead you to a career in graphic design.
First Aid, CPR and AED Certification
This class means to provide the students and adults of our community the skills necessary for job entry into childcare, emergency response, trade-based careers, and other fields, as well as give them tools necessary for wage increases.
French Cuisine – Baked Fish with Braised Leeks and Beurre Blanc Sauce and French White Beans
With this baked fish dish you will learn how to clean, cut and braise leeks and how to make a Shallot Beurre Blanc Sauce.
Prepare to take the GED exam or simply improve your Math and English skills:Step 1) Attend a PSA GED Orientation where you will learn about our free course to prepare for the GED test.
GED Preparation in Spanish
Prepararse para su GED en Español.¿Sabía usted que tener su GED puede ayudarle a ganar más dinero? Permítanos ayudarle a prepararse para su prueba de GED gratis.Las clases son martes y jueves de 5:00 PM a 8:00 PM, en el Rock Creek School, 3050 Bell Road, Auburn, sala 29.La inscripción continua -- comienza en cualquier momento. ¡Puede hacerlo!Prepare for your GED in Spanish.Did you know that having your GED can help you earn more money?Let us help you prepare for your GED test for free. Prepare for your GED in SpanishDid you know that having your GED can help you earn more money?Let’s us help you prepare for your GED test for free
Getting Started with Your First Work of Fiction
This interactive workshop will reset your interest as a creative writer.
Gmail Basics, Calendar, and Contacts
Master the basics of Google’s powerful email service.
Gold Country Senior Band
Placer School for Adults is a partner with the Gold Country Senior Band If you are 18 or older, love music and, play an instrument the band is looking for you!The Band is led by Dave Machado of Lincoln Hills. We rehearse on the first Monday of each month and play classics from the 20's, 30's 40's and 50's, subsequent Monday morning at senior centers and retirement facilities in Auburn, Roseville, Rocklin, and Loomis. To learn more about the Gold Country Senior Band, call Brian Hassett at 9530) 997- 1573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Google Docs - Word Processing
Google Docs is an app used for word processing.
Google Drive - Cloud-Based File Management
Discover how to work smarter with Google Drive.
Learn how Google Forms can directly benefit you.
Google Hangouts - Video Conferencing
Bring the conversation to life by using this powerful video conferencing tool from Google.
Google Sheets - Spreadsheets
Learn how to create professional spreadsheets using Google Sheets.
Google Slides - Presentations
Have you ever wanted to create a presentation, but did not want to spend the money purchasing software that you would rarely use?
Greek Cuisine - Spanakopita and Bandit Lamb
Spanakopita is a great Greek make-ahead appetizer or entree.
Health & Fitness - Exercise Classes
Any 12 classes for only $48, no expiration date.
High School Equivalency
Drop-in classes provide individual assessment and instruction in the 5 subject areas at no cost.
How to Work a Job Fair
This workshop will provide you with more effective job seeking techniques that will help you prepare for and utilize job fairs during your job search.
HSD (Distance Learning)
We are here to help you realize your goal of obtaining a high school diploma.
Interior Design and Decorating 1
International Interior Design Artist Daunine Vining will show you how to transform rooms into beautiful and functional living spaces.
Interior Design and Decorating 2
International Interior Design Artist Daunine Vining will show you how to create a beautiful room using color, furnishings, window treatments, and lighting in your home.
Intermediate Knitting - Entrelac, Seed Stitch, and Double Knitting
The diamonds of entrelac add so much to any knitted piece.
Intermediate Knitting - Sweater Workshop
Take the plunge from knitting scarves to sweaters learning a variety of useful skills through a sweater sampler that will give you the confidence you need to take the next step in your knitting.
This course is designed for those who want to improve their techniques and understanding of watercolor, the how and the why of the medium.
Practice your interviewing skills to get that job you’ve always wanted. Your resume was picked out of hundreds and you have one chance to land the job. Enhance your in-person interviewing skills, build confidence, and learn techniques to apply at your interview. From appropriate apparel to the final handshake, this class will help you rehearse before your actual interview. Network using LinkedIn, research your potential new employer, and learn how to sell yourself to a potential employer to GET THAT JOB.
Interviews: From Getting the Call to the Final Handshake
Learn the process you'll move through as you accept a job interview: research the company, formulate answers to interview questions, how to dress, and offer a confident handshake for success.
Introduction to Ballroom Dancing
Make some friends, develop your skills and balance, and get some exercise, all the while learning the basic steps of ballroom dancing.
Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)
You will be introduced to shop safety, basic MIG welding, and metal fabrication, use of torch cutting and plasma cutting tools as well as basic iron-working machines.PLEASE NOTE: Lab fees are non-refundable.
Introduction to Internet and Gmail
What is the Internet?
Introduction to LinkedIn
Do you have a LinkedIn account?
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
We'll cover Microsoft Excel's basic interface, including the quick access toolbar, the ribbon, creating formulas, formatting cells, and inserting and deleting columns, rows, and cells.
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
Get an overview of PowerPoint including navigation of the various features and tools.
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Use Microsoft Word basic tools to create, format, and edit text and graphics. Create a business letter, memorandum, press release, and simple reports.
Introduction to Outlook
Get an overview of Outlook including navigation of the various features and tools. View the Outlook ribbon and menu sections and discuss the various features including Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks.
Introduction to PC/File Management/Internet/Cloud Computing
This workshop provides you with a broad, general introduction to hardware and software fundamentals, productivity software, graphics, keyboard layout, and storage media.
Introduction to Selling on eBay
Receive step-by-step instructions for selling on eBay.
Introduction to the Adobe Software Products
Adobe is a leading software company for photographers, videographers, editors, web developers, graphic designers, artists, and audio users. If you have interest in these areas, this is the class for you. This class demonstrates over a dozen different products and is supported by current PSA classes. Our open lab facilities provide access to the Adobe software for our students.
Introduction to Windows 10
This class is designed to teach students how to use Windows 10.
iPhone and iPad Tips and Tricks
Great for experienced iPhone and iPad users! It never hurts to stay current with the i0S, apps, and the latest updates when you use your devices every day.
iPhone for Seniors - Level 3
Once you have a basic understanding of your iPhone and its primary functions, go a layer deeper and learn some tips, tricks, and shortcuts.
Job Search Support
This class will focus on whatever job search related topics are most relevant for the class; including creating a powerful resume and cover letter that gain employers' attention, promoting yourself with a skills statement, learning the best ways to find job openings, how to present yourself in interviews, and job retention. The focus of each class depends on the needs of the students, so you're encouraged to repeat the class as needed.
Job Search Using Social Media
Are you using social media like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter in your job search? This workshop will teach you specific strategies about how to use social media to help you find your next job.
Mac and PC Lab
Are you new to the Mac and PC world? Do you need basic questions answered? Practice your Mac and PC skills for free with our on-site instructor. PC users are encouraged to bring their laptop.
Make Extra Money as a Loan Signing Agent
Public Notaries can make extra money as a Loan Signing Agent.
Manage Your Photo Collection with Google Photos
Learn how to use Google Photos, an intuitive and free program to organize, edit, email, and share your photos. Learn how to get your photos stored and organized, then do some retouching and sharing with friends and family. We will combine lecture with hands-on class time and you'll take home the skills to manage your own pictures. Google Photos can be installed on any computer. Bring 30 or so of your own photos on a thumb drive, if you wish.Prerequisite: Basic computer skills
Managing Files and Folders and Data Backup
A cluttered desktop can leave your computer running slowly.
This class will focus on the math skills that are needed in entry-level medical training.
Medical Terminology and Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Learn the structures of the human body systems and their functions, including medical terminology related to diseases, disorders, medical procedures, and treatments for each body system.
Meet the PC
This workshop provides you with a broad, general introduction to hardware and software fundamentals, productivity software, graphics, keyboard layout, and storage media.
Men\'s Peer Support Group
A Place that provides a safe environment for men to be honest, vulnerable, and feels safe to share past experiences as well as what's currently happening in their lives. This group provides a safe venue to discuss the fears, anxieties, and challenges men face on a daily basis. Weekly Meetings - Come and bring your lunchLet's talk about Addiction, Gambling, Spending, Substances, Sex, Pornography, Aging, Being A husband, Bullying, Crying, Death, Education, Divorce, Fatherhood: Being a single Father, Being a stepfather, Being a father to children not in the home, Raising a difficult childFinances, Making a living, Forgiving, Guilt, Happiness, Insecurity Masculinity, Memories, Mental Illness: Depression, Anxiety, Psychotic DisordersProcrastination, Regret, Self-esteem, Sex, Sex Abuse, Shame.
Microsoft Excel Intermediate
This course builds on Excel Basics. You will create advanced workbooks and worksheets. Learn advanced formulas and Functions such as IF, SUMIF, VLOOKUP, DATE and TIME Functions. You will learn how to create dazzling charts and graphs.
Microsoft Office 2016
Learn the basics of the Microsoft Office applications: Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheet), and PowerPoint (presentation). Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and ManagingFiles and Folders recommended.
Microsoft Publisher is an entry-level desktop publishing application that differs from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proofing.
Migrating Email Addresses from Outlook, Yahoo, and Hotmail
Staying current with technology is a valuable asset.
Mistakes Job Seekers Make and How to Avoid Them
Many people make mistakes as they are hunting for a job.
Mock Interviewing: Practice, Practice, Practice
Practice your interviewing skills learned from a previous class (Interviewing Strategies) and fine tune your answers with the guidance of your instructor in a 30-minute, mock interview session.
You have created an impressive resume and cover letter, attended the interview workshop, and now it’s time for you to put your interviewing skills to the test.
This class will take you through seemingly complex financial concepts; breaking them down into simple to understand explanations using storyboards, visuals, and simple calculations. We will cover financial concepts like taxes, opportunity cost, compound interest, and how all of these affect your finances. Towards the end of class, we can dive deeper into specific financial topics students may have questions about.
More Advanced Beginning Watercolor
So...you've taken Beginning and Advanced Beginning Watercolor, but you're not quite ready for Intermediate Watercolor.
NAMI Family-to-Family: Understanding Mental Illness
This 11 week course is specifically intended only for family members with a loved one who has been diagnosed with a mental illness.
Networking is a critical skill for career success.
New World of Work - 21st Century Skills: Digital Fluency and Analysis/Solutions Mindset
The world of work is changing.
New World of Work - 21st Century Skills: Entrepreneur Mindset & Social/ Diversity Awareness
The world of work is changing.
Northwest Indian Style Art
Northwest Coast Indians are known for their artistic excellence.
Overcoming Insomnia, Understanding Sleep
Review what we know about sleep and current recommendations.
Photoshop Elements 14 Level 1
Come learn to use the #1 selling consumer photo editing software.
Photoshop Elements 14 Level 2
Continue to improve your photo editing skills, including managing layers, masking, styles, blending modes, filters, advanced layer techniques, custom brushes, and dynamic use of text.
Learn how to edit and get the most out of your photos from image capture to the final print by using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
Plan, Shop, Save, and Cook
Do you want to make healthy choices for your family but think eating healthy is too expensive? Not familiar with how to read Nutrition Facts Labels? This is the class for you! Topics include meal planning, how to read Nutrition Facts labels, and shopping on a budget. Come and learn simple ways to save money, to prepare nutritious meals and snacks, and taste a healthy, low-cost recipe.
Preparing for Change
Change can be difficult.
This class is an introduction to the fundamental project management processes. We will review basic management principles and effective project management. Learn how to plan, organize resources, and monitor a specific task, event, or duty to completion.
Introduction to the fundamentals of managing investment property.
QuickBooks Desktop 2018 Level 1
You'll create a sample company and learn how to use items, classes, and accounts, input purchase and sales transactions by writing checks, using check registers, credit card accounts, petty cash accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and reconcile bank and credit card accounts.Prerequisites: Accounting Level 1 and Level 2 or accounting knowledge.Book included.
QuickBooks Desktop 2018 Level 2
You'll explore advanced topics in QuickBooks including inventory, payroll, preparing estimates, tracking and billing for time, working with financial statements, creating budgets, correcting, and customizing.
Real World Math Skills
80% of Americans are stopped from moving forward in their careers due to low math skills.
Researching Your Family History: Adding Skills to Research
We will study migration patterns, and difficult problem solving skills when researching your family history, including more unusual records related to land, military, wills, and church records.
Have your resume evaluated by a professional recruiter and leave with a more solid resume in hand.
Learn how to market yourself from A to Z to get the job.
The Cloud - Storage and More!
Ever wondered what "The Cloud" really is?
The Cookie Box Project
Learn the secrets of baking deliciously different homemade cookies and make a beautiful, cookie gift-box for giving. You’ll make five cookie varieties then package and label your creation for sharing with friends and family.
The Value of Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence plays a large role in today’s society.
The Writer\'s Journey
Do you have a story to tell but not sure how to get started?
Time Management - What\'s on your Plate?
Are you feeling overwhelmed with tasks and your plate is too full?
Vision Board Workshop: Visualize Your Goals!
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how a vision board can help you achieve your goals. You will create your very own vision board to take home as a tool to visualize your goals every day, until you meet those goals.
Welcome to Windows 10
Come explore Windows 10 (Microsoft’s latest operating system).
Welding - Metal Art Project
This course is designed to allow intermediate to advanced welders, fabricators, and artisans to explore, construct, and share their work.
Word 2016 Level 2
Building on Level 1, you'll learn more intermediate features of Microsoft Word.
Word 2016 Level 3
Building on Levels 1 and 2, you'll learn how to collaborate, highlight, track, and review changes.
WordPress Level 2
In this continuation of the Level 1 class, we'll cover themes, backing up, and security. We'll also look at the world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tools and configuring and using Analytics. You're welcome to bring a Wi-Fi capable laptop or use one of our computers.Prerequisite: WordPress Level 1.