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The Adult Education and Workforce Development program (AE&WD) is promotes self-empowerment, achievement and upward mobility among customers by connecting them to training and educational services. Services are designed to meet customers at their individual levels of need and then create pathways for them to achieve their employment and educational goals.

01
Oct
2021

STW003 HOC College Success Program

10-01-2021 - 06-01-2022
Free

CODE STW003      

Program Name: HOC College Success Program                   Ages: High School Juniors & Seniors

Facilitator: First Generation College Bound, Inc (FGCB)         Fee: $25 via FGCB Interest Form

Days of the Week: ☒Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☒Wednesday   ☒Thursday   ☒Friday

Note: Scheduled meeting times will be provided and vary throughout the academic year and could include weekend activities.

Start Date: 10/1/2021       End Date: 6/1/2022

Start Time: N/A       End Time: N/A

Location: To Be Announced

Program Description: First Generation College Bound and HOC are working together to make your college dreams come true! The program will offer an array of programs and services throughout your junior and senior year that will help you to successfully graduate high school and prepare for college admissions. This includes one-on-one coaching and student mentoring by FGCB’s College Success Coach, assistance with SAT preparation, FAFSA completion, college admission procedures, and more. Upon registration, you will receive further instructions on how to complete FGCB’s registration process to include the one-time payment of $25. Limited spots available and services provided on a first come first served basis.

Please note that calendar of events, coaching and mentoring sessions, workshops, etc. will be provided throughout the course of the academic year. Program workshops and mentoring sessions are mandatory for students. Parent/Guardian must participate in scheduled information sessions prior to registration. Contact Erika Conner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

10
Jan
2022

K & M Fun Time STEAM’n

01-10-2022 4:30 pm - 06-09-2022 5:30 pm
$25.00

STW001  
Program Name: K & M Fun Time STEAM’n                         Grades: 3rd – 5th

Facilitator: Katrina Taylor & Mary Ellison                              Fee: $25 per child  

Days of the Week:  Monday   Tuesday      Thursday  

Start Date: 1/10/2022            End Date: 6/9/2022

Start Time: 4:30 pm              End Time:  5:30 pm

Location: Online

Program Description: We have the perfect solution to keep your child involved in STEAM enrichment by engaging them in everyday STEAM activities like cooking, doing fun experiments, exploring, and more while at home. This program will stimulate your child’s curiosity through science, engaging them with technology and engineering, art and math activities. Enjoy these live interactive STEAM education sessions while learning to solve problems by using your critical thinking skills and having fun all at the same time. We will have MANNA Food Center, Mad Science, and Peace Mode Fit on with us as facilitators doing live and interactive activities. HOC Elementary-aged youth are welcome to register.  Each session will be 1 hour long, but staff will be available virtually between 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.  There are 25 virtual spots available.  The program registration deadline is Tuesday, December 28, 2021.  Program Highlights: Academic support to include homework assistance, arts & crafts, health & fitness, dance, and social and life skills activities. Parents or guardians will be required to pick up supplies once per month from a designated location. More information on pickup locations and schedules will be provided after registration is completed.  Supervision by a parent or guardian may be required for activities. Each child will be provided with all supplies needed for activities, guided instruction, a personal log-in link, a completion certificate, and a gift for perfect attendance.

NOTICE: Participants must have a Chromebook or electronic device to log in.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

07
Feb
2022

Small Business Strategy Course - Mondays

02-07-2022 6:00 pm - 04-11-2022 9:00 pm
Virtual
Free

Program Name: Small Business Strategy Course                        Ages: 18+ Facilitator: A. Anne Alston       Fee: $0.00

Days of the Week: ☒Monday ☐Tuesday ☐Wednesday ☐Thursday ☐Friday

Start Date: 2/7/2022    End Date: 4/11/2022                          Start Time: 6:00PM End Time: 9:00PM

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Program Description: ALSTNTEC is a Small Business consulting company that aims to help startups and new entrepreneurs in various stages of their small business goals; and provide a platform to promote and market products and services. The 10-week program offers professional small business training, workshops, mentoring, and small business promotional services

10
Feb
2022

Small Business Strategy Course - Thursday

02-10-2022 6:00 pm - 04-14-2022 9:00 pm
Virtual
Free

Program Name: Small Business Strategy Course          Ages: 18+

Facilitator: A. Anne Alston                                             Fee: $0.00

Days of the Week: ☐Monday ☐Tuesday ☐Wednesday ☒Thursday ☐Friday

Start Date: 2/10/2022      End Date: 4/14/2022

Start Time: 6:00PM End Time: 9:00PM

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Program Description: ALSTNTEC is a Small Business consulting company that aims to help startups and new entrepreneurs in various stages of their small business goals; and provide a platform to promote and market products and services. The 10-week program offers professional small business training, workshops, mentoring, and small business promotional services.

16
Feb
2022

Housing Fundamentals - Wednesday

02-16-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Program Name: HOUSING FUNDAMENTALS        Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                               Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☐Tuesday   ☒Wednesday  ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 1/19/2022       End Date: 1/19/2022

Start Time: 6:00 P.M.         End Time: 7:30 P.M.

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Workshop

Program Description: Everyone needs safe, decent and stable housing. This interactive workshop focuses on the agency’s mission in keeping residents housed in the various housing programs that the Housing Opportunities Commission has to offer.  The workshop attempts to empower participants with information that will assist them in being successful with housing.  The workshop combines effective strategies and information on available resources that can help a resident to successfully maintain his/her housing. Participants will develop a better understanding of his/her housing program and guidelines and the rights and responsibilities outlined in a lease.  Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.       

17
Feb
2022

Housing Fundamentals - Thursday

02-17-2022 10:00 am -11:30 am
Service Coordination Virtual Workshop
Free

Program Name: HOUSING FUNDAMENTALS      Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                                Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☐Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☒Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 1/20/2022          End Date: 1/20/2022

Start Time: 10:00 A.M.        End Time: 11:30 A.M.

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Workshop

Program Description: Everyone needs safe, decent and stable housing. This interactive workshop focuses on the agency’s mission in keeping residents housed in the various housing programs that the Housing Opportunities Commission has to offer.  The workshop attempts to empower participants with information that will assist them in being successful with housing.  The workshop combines effective strategies and information on available resources that can help a resident to successfully maintain his/her housing. Participants will develop a better understanding of his/her housing program and guidelines and the rights and responsibilities outlined in a lease. Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.        

22
Feb
2022

STW001-Painting With Pierce

02-22-2022 10:00 am - 03-29-2022 12:00 pm
Free

Program Name: Painting With Pierce                  Ages: 62+
Facilitator: Pierce Conner                                   Fee: Free
Days of the Week: ☐Monday ☒Tuesday ☐Wednesday ☐Thursday ☐Friday
Start Date: 2/22/2022            End Date: 3/29/2022
Start Time: 10:00 A.M.          End Time: 12:00 P.M.

Location: Virtual Workshop

Program Description: This is an art group for residents at Town Center Rockville that will focus on teaching senior residents how to make simple paintings through the use of online material. This workshop has been designed to teach the residents a new coping skill and activity they can use to combat feelings of isolation, depression and anxiety. This workshop will also work to promote the seniors' creativity and motor functions. The group will start on 2/22/2022 and run weekly every Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and will conclude on the final Tuesday, 3/29/2022. The group will run for two hours each meeting virtually. Town Center Residents will need to register for this program. After residents register, they will be given login instructions for the group and the required materials to participate prior to the beginning of the group.

22
Feb
2022

Montgomery County Resource Information Session Tuesday

02-22-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Program Name: Montgomery County Resource Information Session    Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                                                                Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Resource Sharing

Program Description:  Need to know how to find and navigate available resources? Resident Services will host monthly resource sharing sessions monthly.  This is an opportunity for participants to learn about available resources in Montgomery County and at HOC to include food resources, wellness, financial assistance resources for emergencies, employment, tuition assistance, etc.  The sessions are offered on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the evening and on the fourth Thursday during the day.  Staff will provide information on how to navigate services.  This will also provide a space for participants to inquire about their resource needs.  In addition, this will be an opportunity for participants to learn about the services offered by the Resident Services Division. Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.        

24
Feb
2022

Montgomery County Resource Information Session - Thursday

02-24-2022 10:00 am -11:30 am
Free

Program Name: Montgomery County Resource Information Session    Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                                                               Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☐Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☒Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 2/24/2022       End Date: 2/24/2022

Start Time: 10:00 A.M.       End Time: 11:30 A.M..

Location: [Service Coordination Virtual Resource Sharing

Program Description:  Need to know how to find and navigate available resources? Resident Services will host monthly resource sharing sessions monthly.  This is an opportunity for participants to learn about available resources in Montgomery County and at HOC such as food resources, wellness, financial assistance resources for emergencies, employment, tuition assistance, etc. The sessions are offered on the fourth Tuesday of each month during in the evening and on the fourth Thursday during the day.  Staff will provide information on how to navigate services.  This will also provide a space for participants to inquire about their resource needs.  In addition, this will be an opportunity for participants to learn about the services offered by the Resident Services Division. Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.    

01
Mar
2022

Mindfulness for Teens

03-01-2022 3:30 pm - 03-22-2022 4:15 pm
Free

Program Name: Mindfulness for Teens                                        Ages: Youth 13-18

Facilitator: Tracy Barr, Veronica Arroyo, Kelsey Campbell          Fee:    Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date:  3/1/2022     End Date: 3/22/2022

Start Time: 3:30 P.M      End Time:  4:15 P.M.

Location: Virtual Workshop

Program Description:  This is a four-week program that will meet once a week on Tuesdays for forty-five minutes. It will introduce teens to mindfulness concepts and techniques for the purpose of incorporating them into their daily schedules to reduce stress and anxiety experienced during the covid-19 pandemic.  Registration is required, and participants will receive a link with login instructions.