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UNM Continuing Education offers education and training from the most talented, experienced and dedicated instructors! UNM Continuing Education has many outstanding instructors, and just like our students, a love for learning brings them here.



Business & Technology

Mary Byrd UNMCE InstructorMary Byrd enjoys teaching and office automation consulting throughout the southwest and has been helping adults learn various computer software applications since 1989. She began teaching for UNM Continuing Education in 1998. Learning from her students and incorporating fun and real world examples into all of her classes is a priority. She is a Microsoft Office Certified Master Instructor and Microsoft Certified Professional. Mary currently specializes in Microsoft Project and Office applications, Intro to PCs and Windows operating systems. She is a Colorado Springs native and an ardent Rockies fan.

Upcoming Classes:

MS Project Module 2: Budgeting and Tracking (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019
MS Project Module 3: Team Communication and Productivity (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/21/2019
MS Project Module 1: Project Plan Definition (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/7/2019

John Cousins is a professor and university instructor. He has taught various topics regarding business and finance at UNM, Webster University, University of Phoenix, and Brown Mackie College. He also had opportunity to teach internationally in the MBA program at the University of Technology and Science in Chengdu, China. John has written several business books and published by BizB Press and available through Amazon.com. John Cousin was CEO of Food Sentry a food safety information company. He has been president, treasurer, controller, and a director of Biomoda, a publicly traded biotechnology company that is developing cancer diagnostic assays.

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Capstone: Strategic Planning and Implementation (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

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Corporate Event Planning (S.M.A.R.T.) ‐ Online (Section SPE‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019
Certified Wedding and Event Planner ‐ Online (Section SPE‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

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NMREC CORE Course (2019) (Section SPI‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019
NMREC CORE Course (2019) (Section SPJ‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019

Our highly trained UNMCE Test Prep Instructor team is ready to teach you the skills and strategies you need to succeed on these important exams.

Upcoming Classes:

LSAT Strategy Workshop (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/30/2019

Ludmila C. Layne, Ph.D. in Psychology AND Organizational Learning and Instructional Technologies. Dr. Layne has over 30 years experience teaching, developing curriculum, and training students and faculty in instructional technologies in the United States, Mexico, Venezuela and Afghanistan. Dr. Layne is a Senior Analyst and an e‐learning curriculum/instructional design specialist. She possesses more than 20 years experience, most recently as a consultant at the university level, helping clients to design, develop, support, and implement training and organization solutions for their organization. Excellent bilingual (Spanish and English) communicator.

Upcoming Classes:

Online Course Design and Development (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/20/2019
Online Technologies for Teaching and Training ‐ Hybrid (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Metropolitan Court Judge Frank Sedillo's ('82 BBA, '87 JD) pursuit of a legal career began in the legislative branch when he served as Aide/Doorkeeper for Senator Pete Domenici and then as Aide to Congressman Manuel Lujan. Now he presides not only in court but as host of "The Advocate, " a City of Albuquerque GOV 16 Television show. His contributions to UNM athletics began with the Lobo football team and have continued with nearly 20 years' service on the UNM Alumni Lettermen's Association board of directors. Frank regularly write a monthly Journal article called

Upcoming Classes:

Make Your Case: Introduction to Law Camp (ages 10‐14) (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 6/10/2019

Ellen Welker, B.S. and M.A., has been a university instructor, editor, speech writer, public speaker, film production coordinator, radio and television news reporter, promotion writer, public relations manager and marketing and development manager for nonprofit agencies. Currently, she is a consultant assisting nonprofit agencies with branding, communications, events, fundraising, and marketing efforts and teaching classes at UNM Continuing Education including Nonprofit Boot Camp classes for nonprofits to improve their marketing, funding, operations and volunteer programs.

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Professional Speaking (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/7/2019

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Network Support (Network+) (Section SPD‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019

Glenn Norman UNMCE InstructorMA in English, University of New Mexico. Glenn is a Linux, Unix and Windows network consultant and programmer with 20 years experience in the medical, education and environmental fields. A member of the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM), he is the Project Manager for Hacker Highschool v.2 and a contributor to the OSSTMM "hacker's handbook. "

Upcoming Classes:

Essentials of Hardware and Operating Systems (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019
Ethical Hacking Part 2: Prep for the CEH (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/7/2019

Joey Belville UNMCE InstructorJoey Belville is an award‐winning music producer who has many national releases to his credit, several of them recorded in Logic Pro. He was an early adopter of computer based audio recording and has been using it on a professional level for over 10 years. Joey is an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro.

Upcoming Classes:

Logic Pro X 10.1: Professional Music Production (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/1/2019

Pat Berrett UNMCE InstructorPat Berrett received an MBA from UNM Anderson Schools. Pat has worked in commercial photography since 1980. His primary client base includes those in the arts, crafts, and performing arts. He also works with many high tech and emerging technology clients.

Upcoming Classes:

Cell Phone Photography (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/11/2019
Digital Photography Basics (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/21/2019
Professional Lighting Techniques for Digital Photography (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Jeff Brody UNMCE InstructorJeff Brody has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago. Jeff has over 25 years experience in information technology and software development. He currently owns his own consulting company specializing in application programming, website development and training for small businesses.

Upcoming Classes:

Modern HTML5 and CSS3 (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019
PHP and MySQL: Beginning (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/28/2019

Mary Elkins UNMCE InstructorMary Elkins has a BA in mathematics and an AA in commercial photography. A lifelong fan of cameras and lighting gear, Mary has mastered the most complicated style of imagery–architectural and interior photography while working for a local photography studio. Mary specializes in digital techniques using Photoshop and Lightroom.

Upcoming Classes:

Photoshop: Intermediate (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/11/2019
Photoshop Elements: For the Digital Photographer (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019
Aerial Photography with Drones (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/4/2019

Thomas Gagliano UNMCE InstructorTom Gagliano is a local graphic artist and illustrator with nearly 30 years of experience in drawing, illustration and design. He is published in internationally‐distributed science magazines and textbooks, and has adapted his hand illustration techniques to electronic format producing electronic illustrations and infographics since the mid 1990s. He currently works in the environmental industry as a Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Artist and Illustrator.

Upcoming Classes:

Drawing to Illustration Basics (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/23/2019

Adele Gangai UNMCE InstructorAdele Gangai received a BFA in graphic design from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. Adele has over 30 years of graphic design experience from working in advertising, newspaper, printing, animation and museum agencies. She has won several awards and was a contributor to the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service as a graphic developer. Adele owns and operates her own graphic design business.

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InDesign: Advanced (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019

Kevin Glasgow UNMCE InstructorKevin Glasgow holds a BS in Graphic Design and Art Education from Eastern New Mexico University. Kevin has over 25 years experience as a graphic designer in both print and broadcast media. He currently works as creative director for a regional industrial supply company.

Upcoming Classes:

Logo Design (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/13/2019

Reinhard Lorenz UNMCE InstructorReinhard Lorenz is a Producer and Director who has been working in the film industry for 15 years. Among his work are featuredocumentaries, TV formats,corporate video and media content for exhibitions and installations. The award‐winning Feature Documentary Flamenco School on the Art of FlamencoDance went to festivals worldwide. He is currently researching for a documentary on education and learning.As an accomplished instructor and educator, he has taught internationally inGermany, the US and South Africa. His teachings draw from his academicbackground as well as his expertise from the field.He holds an MFA in Filmmaking from the University of the Arts in Berlin and an associate's degree in History from Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany.For more information, visit the company website First Eye Films LLC, www.firsteyefilm.com

Upcoming Classes:

Digital Videography I (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/13/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera II (Section SPD‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019
Film Editing Fundamentals (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/28/2019
Digital Videography II (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/29/2019
Do You Want to be on a Film Crew? (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/7/2019

Youth Program Instructor

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Navigating the iPad (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Brad Stoddard UNMCE InstructorOwner of a local production and postproduction company, Brad Stoddard produces, directs and is a picture editor with awards and credits in television, documentary and narrative film. Brad is an Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro and President of the New Mexico Post Alliance.

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Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post Production (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/28/2019

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HTML and CSS: Intermediate (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/11/2019

Zac Van Note received his BFA in Graphic Design from New Mexico State University. Zac has over 25 years of experience in graphic design, web development, marketing and communications. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including websites, mobile apps, user experience research, catalogs, magazines and tradeshow booths. He is currently a manager of User Experience (UX) Research and Design for a large government contractor.

Upcoming Classes:

Designing for the Web (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Denise received her MFA with an emphasis in printmaking from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Denise has been a graphic designer and artist for over 30 years. She has designed everything from advertisements to books, brochures, flyers, manuals, posters, signs, and websites and owns her own graphic design business. She is also a published poet and exhibits regularly as a fine artist.

Upcoming Classes:

Responsive Web Design with Bootstrap (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/16/2019
Building a Website with Squarespace (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/2/2019

Jennifer Cady, MA, LPCC, LADAC has been on the faculty of the Substance Abuse Studies Training Program since 2000. She received her B.S. from Ohio University in Community Health Education and shortly thereafter a M.A. in Pastoral Psychology and Counseling from Case Western Reserve University and Ashland Theological Seminary. Her work includes Case Manager/Resident Advisor in Ohio and New Mexico, Mental Health Worker and UNM CASAA Counselor, Family Services Specialist and Clinical Coordinator for both adolescents and adults needing psycho social assessment, treatment planning, group and individual therapy to patients. Jennifer received her M.A. in counseling psychology in 1989 and is currently completing her doctoral studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is actively involved with the New Mexico Addiction Education Network to help those entering this field become educated. Jennifer goes the extra mile with joy to guide those with a passion for this challenging but satisfying work.

Upcoming Classes:

Addiction Counselor Exam Preparation (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/18/2019

Ms. Chavez has been employed in the Health Care Industry for over 28 years. Her experience ranges from coding and billing to compliance and education. She received her CPC (certified professional coder) certification in 1991 and her CPC‐H (certified professional coder‐hospital) certification in 1998 from the American Academy of Professional Coders. In 1998, Ms. Chavez is credited for initiating the Albuquerque AAPC Chapter in which she served as chapter president for 2 years. In 2007, Ms. Chavez received her CCP‐P (certified compliance professional‐physician) certification from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and her CMAS (certified medical administrative specialist) from the American Medical Technologists. Ms. Chavez was the co‐founder of Medical Academy Services LLC and in 2008 became the sole founder of New Mexico HealthCare Consulting Services LLC.

Upcoming Classes:

FRESH LOOK ‐ Orientation to Medical Coding and Billing Training (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019

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Physician's Office Assistant + EHRM with Clinical Externship (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Medical Billing and Coding + MAA (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
EKG Technician (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Dental Assistant with Clinical Externship (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Certified Professional Medical Auditor (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Pharmacy Technician with Clinical Externship (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Medical Billing and Coding (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Electronic Health Records Management (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Clinical Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Certified Professional Healthcare Compliance Officer (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Pharmacy Technician + MAA with Clinical Externship (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Medical Administrative Assistant (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019
Dialysis Technician (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 6/1/2019

Matilde Machiavello UNMCE InstructorEducational Consultant, Licensed Brain Gym Instructor/Consultant, Certified Life and Team Coach, Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programing. Passionate about accompanying processes of personal and professional growth. Bilingual Storyteller

Upcoming Classes:

FRESH LOOK ‐ Brain Gym Info Session (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019

Robert M. Tanner, M.A., MPA, Ph.D., LMFT is the coordinator of the counseling and human development department at Albuquerque Academy. He has a myriad of experiences in mental health that spans a 30‐year period, including independent schools, inpatient and outpatient services, and addictions/dual diagnosis treatment. He has also taught counseling and psychology courses at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate level. Bob is a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Team and has been deployed on a number of national disasters. He has worked with families of victims lost in the World Trade Center, and more recently, with victims of Hurricane Katrina. In recognition of Bob's many volunteer disaster preparedness and response activities with the American Red Cross, the New Mexico Psychological Association in 2009 appointed him to lead its Disaster Response Network program. Bob holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Michigan State University, a master's degree in counseling from the University of New Mexico, a master's degree in public health administration, also from UNM, and master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the Fielding Institute.

Upcoming Classes:

CRAFT and Working with Family Members (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/4/2019


Personal Enrichment

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De‐Stress Yoga (BA) (Section SPC‐HF) ‐ 5/2/2019

Associate Director, Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions

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Geology of Western New Mexico Weekend (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/10/2019
Birding in the Zuni Mountains (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/17/2019

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Qigong (Section SPC‐PE) ‐ 5/14/2019

My fine art is an interpretation of social, historical and cultural arts. In my work, I deconstruct iconic images and interpret them by building on symbolic messages. Having engaged in subjects as diverse as the Mexican Revolution, Latino arts, traditional Spanish Colonial arts and Pop Culture, I reproduce familiar visual signs and some derived from ancient motifs, arranging them into conceptually layered pieces. These various bodies of work are exhibited in galleries and local venues.Experienced as a graphic illustrator and designer, I paint contemporary portraits of celebrities and musicians capturing their personalities and epic moments in their careers. As a muralist, my themes are historical and cultural; my intention is to bring awareness of environmental components and intertwine them with the culture and vitality of the community.I teach multicultural and fine arts workshops in public and private schools, UNM Continuing Education, city events, and community centers and museums. I began teaching in 2000, by bringing my own art after school programs to the community in order to support arts education. I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of children and families from many diverse cultures through out New Mexico.

Upcoming Classes:

Making Marks ‐ Mixed Media Drawing All Levels (Section SPD‐PE) ‐ 5/1/2019

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Private Eye's in Fact and Fiction (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/18/2019

Heidi Carlson UNMCE InstructorFor the past 30 years I've been involved in the New York publishing industry. Early on I worked for HarperCollins Publishers and then started my long time career working for literary agents reviewing both published and unpublished books. Working for the William Morris Agency's World Wide head of their literary division I was fortunate to review many best selling authors' work; including that of James Michener, Tom Clancy, Umberto Eco, Larry McMurtry, Judy Blume, to name a few. Now in the UNM Continuing Education Department I find great satisfaction in helping new writers develop their talents and skills.

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Memoir Workshop (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019

Iliana Carrillo Is a Certified Instructor by Aida Chemicals Inc. in Japan, Senior Instructor by Art Clay World USA, Master Instructor by Art Clay World Mexico, PMC Certified Artisan, PMC Rio Rewards, and Accredited Instructor by Hadar Jacobson. She is Author of one of the first written Spanish books for Silver Clay. Iliana is a Metal Clay instructor at the UNM Continuing Education and Santa Fe Community College. At the moment, her main focus is to teach Instructors proper Metal Clay techniques in Mexico and USA.

Upcoming Classes:

Silver Jewelry Using Metal Clay (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/2/2019

PEP Instructor

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Mastering Pasta: Ravioli (Section SPG‐PE) ‐ 5/15/2019
Mastering Pasta: Lasagne (Section SPH‐PE) ‐ 5/22/2019
Mastering Pasta: Eggless fresh pasta – Southern Italian‐style (Section SPF‐PE) ‐ 5/8/2019

Pamela Cornish, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico, since 1987, offers over 100 products and services to her patients. As a child, she learned to use many types of herbs and bodywork, which she now combines with all six branches of Oriental medicine. Prior to graduating from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, she taught in Japan and China for four years. There, using acupuncture and herbs, she totally healed her own fifteen‐year case of rheumatoid arthritis. Formerly on the faculties of Southwest Acupuncture College, UNM's Cancer Center, Center for Continuing Education, and People Living Through Cancer, Dr. Cornish currently teaches at the NM School of Natural Therapeutics. She also conducts seminars for patients, healthcare professionals, schools, corporations, and various groups, in a effort to combine Western and Oriental medicines for the benefit of those served.

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Aroma Chakra (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/11/2019
Travvy Savvy ‐‐ Travel Smart (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/25/2019

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Sashiko ‐ Beginning (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019

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Salsaerobics (Section SPF‐HF) ‐ 5/13/2019
Ballet Folklorico (Traditional Mexican Folk Dance) for Teens/Adults (Section SPC‐PE) ‐ 5/14/2019
Salsaerobics (Section SPG‐HF) ‐ 5/14/2019
Salsaerobics (Section SPH‐HF) ‐ 5/18/2019

Eva Garlez

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Tango for the Absolute Beginner (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/6/2019

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Glass Fusing: Beyond the Basics (Section SPC‐PE) ‐ 5/11/2019
Stained Glass: Beginning (Section SPC‐PE) ‐ 5/19/2019
Landscape in Glass (Section SPC‐PE) ‐ 5/25/2019
Glass Fusing: An Introduction (Section SPC‐PE) ‐ 6/1/2019

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Fiber Arts Weekend (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/10/2019

Rita Herther worked as a freelance writer for several years. She taught non‐fiction, creative writing, and journal writing classes. Her non‐fiction book, YOU ARE WISDOM, was a finalist in the 2017 Albuquerque Museum Writing contest. Since 2009 she has been the Programs Chair for Croak and Dagger, the NM Chapter of the national Sisters in Crime – an organization for mystery writers.For 18 years she was in private practice as a licensed Mental Health Counselor and a certified Hypnotherapist. Over nine years she spoke and taught workshops at international and national hypnotherapy conferences in three states (California, Florida, and New Hampshire).She is a skilled Pranic Healer (an energy modality) and has facilitated a Pranic Healing Clinic since 2009. Since 2010 she has organized weekend classes for Pranic Healing instructors.

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Achieve the life you deserve ‐ Stress free (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019

Polly Jackson UNMCE InstructorProfessional fine artist with over thirty years of painting. Work shown in the Round House Capitol Arts Foundation Collection (permanent collection), Santa Fe, NM, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM, and private collections around the world. Her work has also been shown 11/6/99 on HGTV, Interiors of Design. Her art was selected for the 2002 poster for The Old Pecan Street Festival; Spring, Austin, TX. Polly has taught Painting with Acrylics and Drawing for the Absolute Beginner at UNMCE since 2009, Drawing with Flair/ Painting with Pastels since 2015, as well as private classes at Artisan Art Store (since 2009). She has exhibited in group art shows at Factory on Fifth, 2015, 2016, 2017.In 1975, Sunstone Press of Santa Fe, NM issued four of her greeting card designs, and Gargoyles, Inc. sold her ceramic tile designs. Jumpin' Junipers Publishers of Santa Fe, NM has issued a poster and a greeting card with her designs. She has taught at Laguna Gloria Austin Museum of Fine Arts (3 years), Austin Community College (2 years) and Painting with Acrylics, Painting with Oils, Pastels and En Plein Air Painting through The University of Texas Informal Classes (8+ years) (and various private classes) and painting with acrylics at Gardner‐Betts Juvenile Facility, in Austin, TX (5 years).Walking History Tour Guide in Santa Fe, NM, downtown Art Tour Guide in Santa Fe, NM with Aboot About, Santa Fe Walks, Art instructor for Laguna Gloria (AMOA), UT informal classes, Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, Gardner Betts Juvenile facility, Austin, TX, and private clients in Painting with Oils, Painting with Acrylics, En Plein Air, Painting with Pastels, Experimental Drawing, Drawing for the Absolute Beginner and Papier Mache, Knowledge and experience with Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe PageMaker, MS Word, FileMaker Pro, DreamWeaver, data entry, scanning and HTML Knowledge of Museum Practices and Curatorial Practices, and researcher for Art History Slide Library, College of Santa Fe.One Person Show:Brick Oven Restaurant on 35th, 2008, Austin, TX, WestlakeRetrospective, 2007, Austin, TX, Ruta Mayas, 2006, Austin, TX, Curras,2004, Austin, TX, The Collin B Restaurant 2002, Austin, TX., West LynnCafe 2001, Austin, TX., Lazy Oak Bed and Breakfast 2001, Austin, TX.,The Allen Collection 1996, Vail Colorado, American Indian Art Gallery1989, New Orleans, LA., Jeffrey's 1989, Austin, TX., Galisteo Inn1989, Galisteo, NM, Santa Fe East Gallery 1988, Santa Fe, NM., Origin,1985, Soho, NY.Two Person Show:Hyde Park Bar and Grill, 2006, Austin, TX, Kent Galleries 1994, SantaFe, NM, Galisteo Inn 1986, Galisteo, NM, St. John's College 1985,Santa Fe, NMThree Person Show:Edith Lambert Gallery 1991, Santa Fe, NM.PUBLICATIONSSouthwest Art Magazine 1994, Prince of Chaos by Roger Zelazny 1991,Knight of Shadows by Roger Zelazny 1990, Old Cars Weekly 1990, FocusArt Magazine, Santa Fe, NM 1988, Horizon Art Magazine 1988.

Upcoming Classes:

Painting with Pastels (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/3/2019

Vasu grew up in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), India where she learned how to cook from her mother. She came to the U.S. for her Ph.D. in cell biology. Teaching Indian cuisine allows Vasu to keep in touch with her Indian culture. Vasu's experience in teaching Indian cooking has expanded her knowledge and expertise with the cuisine and refined her appreciation for both Indian and American cultures.

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Southern Indian Vegetarian Cooking (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/25/2019
Northern Indian Vegetarian Cooking (Section SUA‐PE) ‐ 6/1/2019

Catherine is a native New Mexican. After attending the University of New Mexico with a major in art and anthropology, she later completed a bachelor's degree. She is a self‐taught studio jeweler who works with many metals, found objects, and a variety of stones. Her jewelry designs are simple, bold, industrial, and modern. Catherine's work is available from the artist, from Three Rivers Art Center in Farmington, New Mexico, from Joy, Art, and Tea at Durango Art Center in Durango, Colorado.

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Basic Soldering: Worshipping the Fire Goddess (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/6/2019

Janice Laird UNMCE InstructorJan Laird is a Native New Mexican. She grew up in Santa Fe and attended the University of New Mexico where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Home Economics and Nutrition Education. Jan also obtained her personal chef certificate from the United States Personal Chef Association. Jan is a Certified Personal Chef, Cooking School Instructor and Caterer. She teaches cooking classes that focus on the practical aspects of cooking good food that is both pleasing and nourishing. Chef Jan and her husband, C.E. started their business Jan Can " in 2008. After raising 7 children together, they have been making Jan Can a successful business. "

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Slow Cooking Fast! (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/15/2019
Spices and Herbs (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/16/2019
Mexican Cooking (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/2/2019
Sweetheart Dinner (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/24/2019
Grilling and Smoking (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/3/2019
Pressure Cooking (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/8/2019
Two Bites ‐ Sweet and Savory Bites (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/9/2019

Gilda Latzky UNMCE InstructorGilda Latzky has been a cooking teacher and caterer for 35 years. She originally ran a very successful business in New York City.She migrated to the Southwest 14 years ago and has traveled to teach in Continuing Ed programs all over the West. She has been a member of the Personal Enrichment faculty for 13 years. Gilda loves to get everyone involved and demystify cooking to make it a fun experience.

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Culinary Tour of Italy (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 4/30/2019
Mysteries of Fish Cooking (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/14/2019
Sensational Salads (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/7/2019

Aparna is the Director and Founder of Yogasaar Studio. Born and raised in India, the land where yoga was born she ignites enthusiasm for yoga in her students by bringing her 30 + years of study and practice into her teaching style that embodies the energy and spirit of yoga. Her classes inspire fluid movement while focusing on mindfulness of breath and alignment, compassionate self‐awareness and encourage a safe environment in which to explore practice for all levels. She is known for her sensitive, joyful, engaging and determined approach to teaching and extensively leads classes, retreats, workshops and trainings in Yoga,Ayurveda and Mindfulness Meditation both nationally and internationally. She is the creator of several yoga dvd's and meditation cd's available on Amazon. To read more about Aparna or to connect please visit www.livingyouryoga.org.

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The Attention Revolution: Mindfulness for the Millennium (Section SPB‐HF) ‐ 5/26/2019

Elliot Madriss is an award winning photographer working professionally in Albuquerque, NM. His images have appeared in Around 505 Magazine, ABQ Sports Magazine, Vintage Guitar Magazine, and various Sandoval County publications. He has published the first book of the Ojito Wilderness entitled Ojito, Landscapes of a Wilderness ". He also leads photo tours into such NM areas as the Bisti Badlands, Tapia Canyon, and the Ojito Wilderness. "

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Powerful Tools for Photography Challenges using Time, Talent and Tenacity (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/16/2019

Steven Margulin UNMCE InstructorSteven P. Margulin is a practicing financial advisor in Albuquerque. He teaches estate planning to CFP® candidates and is a sought after speaker on successful aging and related topics. Steve has made a life‐long commitment to learning and has earned these professional designations: Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), while he continues to practice as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant). He has been active in community service since 1994.

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Rejuvenate Your Retirement (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/15/2019

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Herbal Walk (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/18/2019

Caroline Orcutt UNMCE InstructorCaroline Orcutt has an MA in Art from UNM with an emphasis in Printmaking and Photography and a minor in Art History. Caroline has over 30 years of experience in graphic design and digital arts. She ran her own business for many years and specializes in teaching graphic design. Caroline originated the current Digital Arts Program (formerly the Graphic Design Program) at UNM Continuing Education in 1996.

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Living without Depression (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019

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The Craft of Hand‐Built Ceramics (Section SPD‐PE) ‐ 5/2/2019
The Craft of Hand‐Built Ceramics (Section SPE‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019

I began my career as a potter in 2005. My first art class in 12 years of education was a tile making class with a friend. This was the first time that I had ever seen a potter's wheel in use. I watched more potter's wheel throwing than I did make tiles that semester. The instructor never did allow me to use the wheel, so during that same semester I took out a loan and purchase a potter's wheel. Using this wheel and eventually taking beginning ceramics courses, I learned a great deal. Because of this skill I developed I was recruited to run ASUNM's craft studio. This short period of time gave me the knowhow and confidence to open my own studio, which I did in 2008. Beginning with 1 pottery wheel in my living room, I was able to slowly accumulate over 9 years: 6000 sqft studios, 12 pottery wheels, slab rollers, extruders, and kilns. Throughout the last 9 years my partner and I have taught over 40,000 beginners in pottery. This is where I honed the skills that I developed in self‐study. Each person I taught had things that they did right and things they did wrong. After the first 10,000 people, a method emerged that is the most efficient transfer of artistic skill I have ever encountered and I am always eager to share these skills with any willing participant.I have made my career in teaching pottery classes and producing pottery for customers, and businesses. Because of the sheer volume of both, my own personal aesthetic has deconstructed visually, functionally, and philosophically to form and form alone. I have spent the last two years doing two things: understanding the vortex technology of the wheel thrown vessel (both intellectually and functionally) and creating highly functional pottery that is created using curve and light. I have tried to describe the style as Etruscan in form and function and Japanese in methodology and spirit. I create all of my vessels from one piece of clay, regardless of size or number of component parts. I have heard an old adage that there are three relationships developed in a potter's relations to his or her craft. First is the connection with the material of clay. Second is the is the relationship to the glaze in accordance with the clay. Third is the connection of the clay and the glaze within the fire. I have found this to be very true, especially as I enter into my tenth year and hopefully will begin to say that I am a potter.

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The Potter's Wheel; an Introduction to Form and Function (Section SPI‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019
The Potter's Wheel; an Introduction to Form and Function (Section SPH‐PE) ‐ 5/4/2019

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How Tax Law Changes Affect Your Future (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/18/2019


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Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/7/2019

Dodici Azpadu UNMCE InstructorPrize‐winning poet and author, Dodici Azpadu, holds a PhD in Language and Literature and an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. She has taught in the Honors College at UNM, and currently, she teaches writing at CNM. Her novels SATURDAY NIGHT IN THE PRIME OF LIFE and GOAT SONG were published in the United States and Great Britain, and both enjoyed more than 10‐years of bookstore shelf life. Her third novel, LIVING ROOM, was a 2010 finalist for the NM Book Awards in Fiction. For more information, visit her website at www.dodici‐azpadu.com.

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Grammar For Writers (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/14/2019

Richard Blankmeyer was born and raised in Anaheim, CA. He attended the University of Southern California in on an NROTC scholarship, graduating in 1960 with a BA in Social Studies. Upon graduation, Dick served three years active duty as an officer in the U.S. Navy where he was assigned to an LST home ported in San Diego. After leaving the navy, he embarked on a 39 year career in banking which included various management positions in internal audit, consumer loan operations, and project development. Dick retired in 2002 and moved to New Mexico with his wife, Carol.

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Behind the Fence for National Defense: Japanese‐American Internment in WWII (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/15/2019

Roberta Boggess UNMCE InstructorRoberta Boggess is on the Leadership Council of the OLLI at the University of New Mexico. She is an active volunteer, participating in membership drives and any necessary events from baking cakes to making presidential decisions. Roberta has a B.A. in literature and an M.A. in linguistics. She taught writing and literature in Albuquerque Public Schools for 31 years. "Bobbie " has received several teaching awards including the Chamber of Commerce's Blue Ribbon Teacher of the Year in 1990 and 1998. An informed and animated teacher, she loves explaining the story behind the story " to make literature and history come alive. Ms. Boggess has taught the following courses for the Osher program: Beowulf, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, The Plague, Why Do We Say That? John Donne was a Rock Star, and Theatre from the Greeks to Shakespeare. "

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Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? " " (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/10/2019
The Johnstown Flood (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/20/2019

Angelo Cervantes UNMCE InstructorAngel Cervantes is an avid genealogical researcher and has done historical and genealogical research in the Archivos of Chihuahua, Colima, Jalisco and Zacatecas, Mexico. He worked as a NM State Archivist in Santa Fe in 2001.

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Bible Battles (Abraham to Joshua) (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/10/2019
Bible Battles (Joshua to Saul) (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/17/2019
Spanish Castas, DNA, and Identity (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/24/2019
Spain and Russia's Connection to the Founding of California (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/31/2019

* Born and educated in Albuquerque, New Mexico.* Received BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from UNM in 1954.* Served two years as a Lt. In the USAF in aircraft hydraulic system R&D at WPAFB.* Worked as an engineer, sales and marketing manager, subsidiary president, corporate VP and consultant for Pall Corporation for 45 years, mostly on Long Island, NY. Was their 81st employee and at retirement they had over 9,000.* Currently serves on the UNM, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board.* He helps review and rate the projects of the Mechanical Engineering Senior Design classes, four times a year.

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Understanding DNA Results and What They Mean For You (Section SPB‐PE) ‐ 5/17/2019

I received my Bachelors in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach, my Masters in Counseling, from USC and my doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology (now Alliant University), in Los Angeles, in 1979.I worked many years for private mental health clinics in California. I was on the staff of Cedars‐Sinai Medical Center from 1985‐1991 where I began my tenure, there, as a psychologist in both the adult and child outpatient departments. In 1988, I was promoted to supervisor where I supervised psychological interns from both USC and UCLA. I led seminars on various topics and participated in weekly multidisciplinary staff meetings where unusual and interesting treatment cases were presented.From 1994‐2006 I ran my own business in Woodland Hills, Ca. I worked with many types of people, performing individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy. I wrote extensive worker's compensation evaluations as well as child custody reports.My areas of interest are quite widespread. Having worked with police personnel in Los Angeles, I gained experience in Post‐Traumatic Stress Disorder with its many facets and degrees of severity. I am a strong believer in existential theory in that every human being has the ability to define his own destiny within the scope of his/her particular physical limits. I believe in the theories of Abraham Maslow and his self‐actualization doctrine as well as Viktor Frankl who believed that people without a personal, well‐defined meaning in life, merely exist, but do not live.I treat traditional psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, grief reactions, phobias, marriage difficulties, empty nest concerns and personal detachment and separation problems. I also work with geriatric issues, revolving around personal mortality, loss of physical and mental functioning, loss of a life partner and loss of personal meaning (this, of course, is not limited to the geriatric population)I am also a creative writer. I have had a play of mine performed in Santa Fe in 2009. I am currently a writer for ETHER BOOKS, an online publishing concern, that permits IPhones, Droids, Blackberries and other such mobile phone devices to download stories, poems and essays. I published book on marriage called GIVE AND TAKE WITH EB AND FLO and also published a full length stage play, entitled, UNTIL WE'RE CALLED TO RISE. I also have a novel being considered for publ0ication.

Upcoming Classes:

The Beauty of Motion Picture Soundtracks (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/16/2019
New Mexico's Role in the Civil War (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/21/2019
The Psychology of Charisma (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/30/2019
The Basics of Music Theory (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/8/2019

Robert Gish UNMCE InstructorRobert F. Gish holds B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.degrees in English and American Studies from the University of New Mexico and is the recipient of the Erna Fergusson Distinguished Alumni Award from UNM. He is the author of over twenty works of fiction, memoir, folktales, and literary biographies as well as numerous monographs and essays on the literature, history, and culture of the American Southwest. His short story collections include West Bound, Dreams of Quivira, Bad Boys and Black Sheep, and First Horses: Stories of the New West. Bob taught at the University of Northern Iowa from 1967‐1991, where he was University Distinguished Scholar and Professor of English, as well as Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. He served as Director of Ethnic Studies and Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo from 1991‐2001. He is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Pen West, the Authors Guild, and the Screen Actors Guild. He and his wife, Judith, live in Albuquerque. They are the parents of three children and six grandchildren. He is a jazz guitarist and vocalist by avocation. Please visit his website: www.robertfgish.com

Upcoming Classes:

Writing Short Stories from Start to Finish (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/7/2019

Donald Gluck has four university degrees including a PhD in Engineering. He was an early subscriber to William Buckley's National Review and has studied Conservatism for several decades. In 2010 at the University of New Mexico he chartered a conservative club which he led or was active in for five years. He has lectured on Conservatism in Albuquerque and Santa Fe since 2011.

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The USSR: A State Against its People (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/2/2019

Melody was born and raised in Las Cruces, southern New Mexico, but spent a few years growing up " on Guam and in the Philippines. A graduate of New Mexico State University (B.S. Education), she is also a graduate of the University of New Mexico (M.A. Education). Melody taught in Albuquerque until leaving the classroom to become a full‐time freelance writer. Melody Groves and Johnny Boggs Melody and Johnny Boggs A deep love of anything cowboy and Old West creates a fertile playground for her imagination. After spending ten years with the New Mexico Gunfighters Association, she learned what it feels like going toe to toe with a revolver‐wielding sheriff. Being both "good guy " and "bad guy " gives her a firsthand feel for what her western characters experience. Melody is a contributing editor for Round Up magazine for Western Writers of America. She is also a contributing writer for "American Westward Expansion, " a collegiate history encyclopedia. She also writes for Wild West, True West, New Mexico and other magazines. When not writing, she's busy playing rhythm guitar with the Jammy Time Band. "

Upcoming Classes:

Old Town: 300 Years in the Making (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/16/2019
When Old West Lawmen Went Bad (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/2/2019
Writing Realistic Characters in Dialogue: Fiction and Non Fiction (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/23/2019

Carol A. Hill is a geologist and author of many books including Cave Minerals of the World, and Geology of Carlsbad Cavern, and Geology of the Delaware Basin. She was featured on the NOVA show "Mysterious Life of Caves, " which aired on PBS on October 1, 2002. Carol has been an ASA member since 1984 and a member of the ASA Affiliation of Geologists since its foundation.

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Geology of the Jemez Mountains (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/1/2019

Lizabeth Johnson UNMCE InstructorLizabeth Johnson earned her MA in History from UNM in 2000 and her Ph.D. in History from University of Wash¬ington, Seattle in 2008. She has long had an interest in both ancient and medieval history, particularly the history of Celtic peoples. This interest in Celtic history led her to an interest in colonialism, particularly Roman and English colonialism in the British Isles. Her recent research has revolved around the survival of native legal practices in Wales in the century after the English conquest of Wales.

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The Romans (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/1/2019

Doug Lindsey UNMCE InstructorI have been helping clients with social security decisions and financial planning issues for the past four years. I have attended many continuing education courses on Social Security planning taught by local experts including "Understanding the Benefits of Social Security " presented by Eva Lujan, Social Security Office Public Affairs Specialist and numerous courses taught by Peter Murphy, Retirement Specialist in Santa Fe. I am a member of the local chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and recently accepted a position on the FPA board. Doug Lindsey is a Certified Financial Planner™ with MGM, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor established in Albuquerque in 1990. He has worked as a planner at MGM since 2008 and has lived in New Mexico since 1992. Doug has a bachelor's degree in computer science and has worked for IBM, Albuquerque Public Schools and Intuit, makers of Quicken and Turbotax. Doug and his wife, Cindy, have four awesome children (Nic, Sam, Ben and Ellie) and one lovely daughter‐in‐law (Nic married his childhood sweetheart, Lindsey, and her name is now Lindsey Lindsey, yes really). The three younger kids still live at home where they keep their full‐time mom young and busy. Sam is in high school at the Academy, loves reading, computers and dogs; Ben is at Double Eagle Elementary School and loves soccer, swords and video games; Ellie is also at Double Eagle and loves art, fairy books and ice cream. Doug enjoys running and mountain biking in the foothills, belongs to a book club and loves to read everything from post‐apocalypse fiction (The Road, The Stand, The Passage) to philosophy, science and humor (David Sedaris and The Onion). He was an avid water skier in his youth and wishes Albuquerque had more lakes. He enjoys pop‐up trailer camping in the mountains with Cindy and the kids, playing cards and strategy games (Puerto Rico, Settlers of Catan, Agricola) , dark chocolate, dark beer and rock‐n‐roll. Doug completed his first marathon in 2009 and hasn't yet decided if he liked it

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Osher Membership Event : Cybersecurity (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/14/2019
Savvy Personal Finance Technology: What Baby Bomers and Gen‐X'ers Need to Know About FinTech (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/30/2019

Matilde Machiavello UNMCE InstructorEducational Consultant, Licensed Brain Gym Instructor/Consultant, Certified Life and Team Coach, Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programing. Passionate about accompanying processes of personal and professional growth. Bilingual Storyteller

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Brighten Your Brain (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/13/2019

Carol March UNMCE InstructorCarol March, MS, is a career development specialist, trainer, and published author who teaches individuals and groups how to succeed and thrive in today's workplace. Carol has a MS degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from San Francisco State University and is a Certified Achieve Global Facilitator. She operates Compass Rose, a consulting firm that provides career planning, coaching, and training services to individuals and groups. Carol's specialty is helping people navigate life transitions and find ways to bring their natural creativity into their professional lives. Check out Carol's website at http://www.AWritersHeart.com You can see her fiction at www.CarolHollandMarch.com

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Shamanism: From Witch Doctors through the New Millennium (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/7/2019

Jon Nimitz UNMCE InstructorJon Nimitz has a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Stanford University, and taught at universities for about 10 years. He was consistently rated by students as an outstanding instructor. After that he ran a small research and development business working on environmentally friendly chemicals. Always interested in philosophical and spiritual issues, since retiring from technical work he has taught classes for UNM CE on Introduction to India, " "The Meaning of Life, " and "Loving What Is: The Work of Byron Katie. " He is currently a self‐employed investor.He spent a total of about two years in India, teaching high school and traveling with Indian friends through all regions of the country. He has made a point of exploring a wide range of spiritual traditions.He also gives talks on investment topics to the local chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII).He has received numerous academic awards and has qualified to join MENSA. He has published two books and over 100 technical reports and papers. "

Upcoming Classes:

Eckhart Tolle and Byron Katie (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/3/2019
Taoism (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/31/2019

Lance Ozier is a career public broadcasting executive, and is passionate about poetry, photography, classical music, and the history of science. He holds a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an M.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He lives in Corrales.

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Origins of Modern Science: A History of Science from Copernicus to Newton (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/6/2019

From Washington DC to teaching in South America, from Mexico to teaching in Mongolia and England, Dr. Maya Sutton is a traveler and educator. Maya graduated from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and received her Ph.D. in Education from the University of New Mexico. Her specialties are adult learning, cognitive development, life stages, and experiential learning. Since the 1980s Maya has been active in distance learning for adults and in taking education to adults where they work. As president of Sutton Seminars, she has trained thousands of people in stress management at government and private organizations throughout the West.

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Megaliths and Constellations (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 5/22/2019


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