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STEAM Afterschool Courses at Dublin Elementary

STEAM Afterschool Courses at Dublin Elementary are updated each season.

Courses | Location | Timeline | Tuition | Enroll Online

Each class that moves forward will generate contributions
of up to $100 (dependent on class size) to the school’s Parent Faculty Club (PFC) and $25
to Student Council.

Location

Dublin Elementary School
7997 Vomac Rd
Dublin, CA 94568

Timeline

Courses are offered 1 day per week up to 10 weeks.

Tuition

$185 - $195 / Course

Each class that moves forward will generate contributions of up to $100 (dependent on class size) to the school’s Parent Faculty Club (PFC) and $25 to Student Council.

 Local, Qualified Teachers

Courses organized by local teachers with
California Teaching Credentials.

Dublin Elementary Afterschool Course Offerings

Actors’ Workshop!

Instructor:       Professional Actors from the Kenn Adams’ Adventure Theater Company
Grade Level:    K- 5
Day/Dates:       Monday - March 12, 19, 26  | April 9, 16, 23, 30  | May 7, 14, 21
(10 Class Sessions)
Time:                   2:05 - 3:05 pm
Room:                 K-2
Tuition:              $195

Course Description: It’s laughter, learning and limelight with the After School Drama Club’s The Actor’s Workshop! Through a fun series of theater games, acting exercises and scripted scene work, this introductory acting class teaches the fundamentals of the actor’s craft. Students explore the “three tools of the actor” – voice, body and imagination – as they learn how to create characters, interpret scripts and perform for an audience. The class teaches true theater skills such as stagecraft, emotionally truthful acting, and professional theater etiquette, while encouraging creativity and inspiring the imagination. The class culminates with a free workshop presentation of scenes and monologues for an invited audience.

Chess Academy for Kids

Instructor:      Pacific Chess Academy
Mr.Jeff Pernik Owner and 30 years teaching chess
Ms. Karen Vallen- 34 years Teaching chess
Nenad Zagorac Tournament Director and 12 years teaching chess
Grade Level:   1 - 5
Day/Dates:      Wednesday - March 21, 28   |April 11, 18 25  | May 2, 9, 16, 23 30
(10 Class Sessions)
Time:                  2:05 - 3:05 pm or 3:05 - 4:05 pm - depending on dismissal time.
Room:                Library
Tuition:             $195

Course Description: Learn chess with Pacific Chess Academy! This program is a great opportunity for kids to learn how to overcome obstacles, think strategically, and stay focused. Specifically designed for young players with various levels (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced), the course offers video lessons, easy-to-follow instructions, individual recommendations, and preparation to chess tournaments. The use of the modern technology (projectors, iPad, teaching software) makes the learning process easy, fast, and fun! The class is offered to grades 1-5. All necessary equipment (boards and pieces, clocks, demo tools) provided. Participants receive certificates and trophies at the end of the school year. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a Chess Champion, this class is for students at all ability levels.

6 Reasons Kids Should Learn Chess

  1. Improves concentration, attention span and memory abilities
  2. Enhances reading and math skills
  3. Fosters critical-thinking and creativity in young minds
  4. Encourages and rewards hard work
  5. Develops problem solving skills
  6. Exercises both sides of your brain

Coding For Upper Grades

Instructor:      Ms. Kelsey Katzman, Dublin Teacher
Grade Level:   4 - 5
Day/Dates:      Thursday - March 22, 29  | April 12, 19, 26  | May 3, 10, 17, 24
(9 Class Sessions, 70 Minutes each)
Time:                  3:05 - 4:15 pm
Room:                C6
Tuition:             $185

Course Description: Does your child enjoy Math, computers, and real world problems? You’ve seen the craze for learning code. But what exactly is coding? Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps and websites. Your browser, your OS, the apps on your phone and websites! Your child will learn the basics of coding as well how to build and make websites! Come join us for an exploration on coding and its importance in the real world!

Kiddie Coding-Introduction to Computer Programming

Instructor:         Mr. Karl Osicki, Dublin Elementary Teacher
Grade Levels:   1 – 3
Day/Dates:         Thursdays - March 22, 29  | April 12, 19, 26  | May 3, 10, 17 24
(9 Class Sessions, 70 minutes each)
Room:                   A-7
Time:                     3:05 – 4:15 pm
Tuition:                $185

Course Description: Do you want your child to learn a universal language of the planet? Does your child enjoy math, engineering, technology, and design? Kiddie Coding may be the perfect opportunity for them to tap into these 21st century prerequisites! “People who know how to code will be able to communicate across countries and cultures, be innovative, and solve problems more efficiently, with no barriers to impede their success (Porter, John. (2016). 4 Benefits of Learning Coding at a Young Age.)

Come join Kiddie Coding where we will learn how to work together Using, Code.org, Tynker, and Code Combat to program in a fun and safe environment. It doesn’t matter if your child has coding experience or not or has taken the class before, this course is for students at all levels of experience.. It will build on concepts some students already know and teach concepts to those who are new to the coding. All interested students are welcome.

Knit-Wits! Learn How To Knit

Instructor:     Ms. Kristen Mulhern, Dublin El Teacher
Grade Level:   2 - 4
Day/Dates:      Thursday - March 22, 29  | April 12, 19, 26  | May 3, 10, 17, 24
(9 Class Sessions, 70 Minutes each)
Time:                  3:05 - 4:15 pm
Room:                D-5
Tuition:             $185
Course Description: Have you ever wanted to make your own scarf or hat? Maybe you've seen someone you know knit something wonderful and beautiful. Come join Ms. Mulhern for Knit-Wits! Where you'll learn the basic stitches necessary to make some amazing projects that you can wear during the winter.

The Art of Spring

Instructor:       Ms. Julie Coching, Owner/Operator of Cafe Art
Grade Level:    1 - 5
Day/Date:         Wednesdays - March 21, 28  | April 11, 18, 28  | May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
(10 Class Sessions)
Time:                  2:05 - 3:05 pm or 3:05 - 4:05 pm - depending on dismissal time.
Room:                C-4
Tuition:             $185

Course Description: This class will be a multi-media art experience for your child. Students will create Spring themed art using clay, ceramics, glass, oil pastel, watercolors, paper and more. Some weeks activities will be based the works or style of a famous artist, other lessons will be focused on a country, and yet other class sessions students will create fun spring-themed art utilizing different art mediums. (Examples of art: Clay birdhouse, Japanese style cherry blossom brush painting, Van Gogh inspired clay sunflower, oil pastel and watercolor spring picture and more).

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Questions or Comments

We are here to help. Please contact us with questions or feedback.

Main Office
(925) 587-5610

Vickie Constantinides
Academy Program Manager
(925) 587-5611
vickie@dpie.org

Rich Boschetti
Academy Superintendent
(925) 587-5613
rich@dpie.org