Basic Sign Language class planned for Beaver

New River CTC offers a Basic Sign Language class

[BEAVER, W.Va.] New River Community and Technical College is offering a six-week Basic Sign Language class on Thursdays starting February 15, 2018 at the Raleigh County Campus in Beaver from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

            The class will provide an introduction to sign language and deaf culture, including: an overview of ASL/finger spelling; introduction of ABC’s, numbers, basic signs, family signs, education signs, daily living signs and food signs. Students will learn over 100 ASL words and learn how to communicate with one another in basic sentences. 

Pre-registration for the course is required by Tuesday, February 13.  The cost is $75.00 per person. 

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.

For more information about community education classes at New River CTC or to register contact Gloria Kincaid at 304-793-6101 or or Veronica Stone at 304-883-2469 or

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley).

Last updated on: Jan 30, 2018