Adult Education Classes in Stockton

Learners Welcome!

The Stockton Elementary School will be offering Adult Classes during the Winter of 2011.  All adults are welcome to participate in Learners Welcome:  A New Community of Learning for Adults.

Instructors are donating their services and 100% of the class cost will go the Stockton Elementary School PTO.  To see the fee schedule for the classes, please visit  The Stockton PTO offers fantastic programs to its elementary students such as Mandarin Chinese, Guitar Lessons and Karate Classes.

Our classes include: This Is Our Story, Setting Free the Book in You, Tax Help for Senior Citizens, Tax Tips and Changes in Tax Law, You’re a Poet, and You Know It and Digital Photography 101.

This Is Our Story is a class providing a brief history of civil society in the United States.  The classes will meet on Wednesdays January 19, 26, and February 2nd.

Setting Free the Book in You is for all those interested in learning about Options and the Process of Publishing. It will meet on Tuesday February 8th.

Tax Help for Senior Citizens will be offered on Tuesday Feb. 15th.

Tax Tips and Changes in Tax Law will gather on Tuesday Feb. 22nd.

You’re A Poet, and You Know It is an introduction to Writing Poetry and will gather on Wednesdays March 2, 9, and 16th.  .

Digital Photography 101 will be the opportunity for learning the basics of digital photography.  Classes meet on Wednesdays March 23, 30, and April 6th.

Classes will gather from 7-8pm and will be located at the Stockton Elementary School, 19 South Main Street, Stockton.  To register for classes, please email For other questions, please contact the school at 609-397-2012.  In case of snowfall, please check the school website to see if classes will be held ( Stockton Elementary School is the little school that makes a big difference!

About our teachers:

Kenneth Good is an adjunct faculty in the history department at Kean University and resident of Stockton, where he also pastors the Stockton Presbyterian Church.

Jim Gallagher is founder of OTTN Publishing in Stockton.  OTTN’s mission is to create high quality non-fiction books for young readers.

Ray Brown is a Frenchtown poet and author of the recently published I Have His Letters Still.  He is the recipient of the  NJ Poetry Society 2009 Recognition Award.

Michael Torrey is the President and owner of Smart Business Services, Inc. providing accounting, bookkeeping and tax return preparation and consulting services to individuals and small business.

Joanne Nestor is a Stockton resident and graduate (BFA Photography) of the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has worked in New York City as an architectural photographer assistant and for in the Governor’s Office as staff photographer to Governor Thomas H. Kean, Governor James J. Florio and Governor Christine Todd Whitman.  She is currently Principal Photographer and Photo Archivist for the New Jersey State Archives in Trenton, NJ.

Learners are welcome!  Stockton Elementary School is the little school that makes a big difference!