Learn sign language at New River CTC

[SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va.] A six-week beginner’s sign language class is scheduled for Monday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. starting April 1, 2019, at New River Community and Technical College’s campus in Summersville.

This course 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. 

Tuition is $100 for the class, and preregistration is required by March 27.

Community education classes on budgeting, using a Cricut die cutting machine, and making and playing a ukulele have also been planned for the spring at New River CTC’s campus in Summersville.

For more information about community education classes or to register visit https://www.newriver.edu/community or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101, gkincaid@newriver.edu) or Jeanne Stone (304-883-2469, vstone@newriver.edu).

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

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).