Lyndon Institute
An independent day and boarding school for grades 9 - 12 located in northeastern Vermont

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  • Auto Cad 1 March 14, 2017

    Auto Cad Level 1 with Charlie Savoie
    Tuesdays 5:30 – 9:30 pm
    Dates: March 14 – April 25, 2017
    Tuition: $280.00 (28 Hours)
    Book: $50.00
    Location: True Building (upstairs) Lower Campus – turn between Lyndon Center Post Office and Baker Building(Brick Building) go to end of road – True building is the last building. (Right Side of Bus Barn)
    Lyndon Institute
    Adult Continuing Education
    Course Syllabus
    AutoCAD Level I
    Course Description
    This course provides students with a broad introduction into 2-dimensional Computer-Aided Design (CAD) using AutoCad 2017. Topics covered in this Level I course include an introduction to AutoCAD features, starting and setting up drawings, point coordinate entry methods, creation of basic 2D drawing objects, layer management, linetypes and colors, selection sets, object snap modes, AutoSnap, polar tracking, object snap tracking, construction techniques, creating and managing text objects, editing geometry, display control, Dimensioning, and drawing inquiry methods.
    The main objective is to teach you the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design and drafting using AutoCAD 2017.

    After completing this course, the student will be able to do the following:
    Use AutoCAD’s precision drawing tools and methods to construct accurate 2D drawings.
    Create and manage drawing layers, and control object colors and linetypes.
    Create, edit, and modify text styles and text objects in AutoCAD.
    Control the drawing display and utilize named drawing views.
    Schedule & Location
    Tuesdays 5:30-9:30 pm, beginning March 14th, 2017 (28 hours total)
    Lyndon Institute True Building, Lyndon, VT
    It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of drafting, design or engineering principles, and experience with Microsoft Windows. This training is
    AutoCAD Level I Course Syllabus—page 1
    compatible with Windows 7, 8, and 10.
    Required Text
    AutoCAD 2017 For Beginners, by: CAD Folks
    ISBN-10: 1533128006
    ISBN-13: 978-1533128003
    Required Materials
    Removable storage media (USB thumb drive)
    Charles Savoie
    Course Outline
    Week 1 Getting Started with AutoCAD 2017
    AutoCAD’s User Interface
    Working with Commands
    Learning AutoCAD’s Cartesian Workspace
    Introduction to AutoCAD features
    Starting and setting up drawings
    Assignment: Read Chapters 2-3
    Week 2 Drawing Basics
    Lines, Circles, Arcs
    Polylines, Rectangles
    Splines & Ellipses
    Setting Grid and Snaps
    Setting Drawing Limits
    Specifying Line-weights
    Using Ortho and Polar Tracking
    Using Layers
    Using Object Snaps
    Using Zoom & Pan commands
    Assignment: Read Chapters 4-5
    AutoCAD Level I Course Syllabus—page 2
    Week 3 Editing Tools, Multi-View Drawings, & Exam
    Move, Copy, Rotate, Scale, Trim
    Extend, Fillet, Chamfer, Mirror
    Explode, Stretch, Arrays
    Offsets, Grips
    Creating Orthographic views
    Auxiliary & Named views
    1st Exam
    Assignment: Read Chapters 6-7
    AutoCAD Level I Course Syllabus—page 3
    Week 4 Dimensions, Annotations, & Parametric Tools
    Dimensioning Concepts
    Adding Linear, Radial, & Angular Dimensions
    Editing, Stretching, Trimming, & Extending Dimensions
    Working with Dimension Properties
    Creating Geometric & Dimensional Constraints
    Using constraint equations
    Assignment: Read Chapters 8-9
    Week 5 Section Views, Blocks, Attributes, Xrefs, & Exam
    Creating Section views
    Using Hatching to enhance section views
    Island hatching
    Hatching around text
    Creating and working with Blocks
    Defining Block attributes
    Working with External References
    2nd Exam
    Assignment: Read Chapters 10-11
    Week 6 Layouts & Annotative Objects
    Managing Layouts
    Creating Viewports
    Creating and using Title-Blocks
    Working with Annotative Dimensions
    Assignment: Read Chapters 12-13
    Week 7 Plotting / Printing & Final Exam
    Configuring plotters & printers
    Creating & using plot style tables
    Creating templates
    Exporting to PDFs
    Final Exam
    Assignment: Become a CAD expert!
  • Basic Welding March 25, 2017

    Basic Welding
    March 25 – April 29, 2017
    Saturdays 9-12 & 1-4 pm
    Tuition: $500.00 (40 hours)
    Book: $40.00
  • Concepts for Success Manufacturing Training April 1, 2017

    Concepts for Success Manufacturing Training
    (Sponsored in Collaboration by NEKLS, St. Johnsbury Academy & Lyndon Institute)
    Tentative Schedule – 3 Modules
    Module 1: Manufacturers Math - Saturdays - April 1 -22, 2017- 9 am-12 pm
    Module 2: Conover Workplace Readiness – Saturdays – April 1 – 29 – 1 pm - 4 pm
    Module 3: 40 Hour Internship at a local Manufacturer. 40 hour Internship Employer Schedule.
    Tuition to Students: $300.00 Thanks to DOL Grant - $0
  • Phlebotomy Class Start Date: TBA Call to put name on list

    Phlebotomy Class with Erica Conaway (NHA Certification)
    Days & Times:Tuesdays and Thursdays ~ 4-8pm ~ Some Saturdays
    Classroom Location:Vail Building - LNA Room
    Clinical Site Location: TBA
    Tuition:$1150.00 (60 hours classroom & Lab. - 24 hours clinical = 84 hours)
    Book: (Included in tuition)
    Testing: Extra

    Documentation needed
    Background Check (required by clinical establishment)

    Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists. Most seek, and many require, a professional certification. With a CPT certification, you’ll have the credentials you need to set yourself apart from other applicants as you embark on a rewarding healthcare career. As more employers require phlebotomy certifications, a CPT will help improve your marketability in a growing and rewarding field.

    As a Phlebotomy Technician, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

    • Draw blood from patients and blood donors
    • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
    • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
    • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
    • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
    • Verify patient/donor identity
    • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
    Phlebotomy Technicians are critical team members at hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and blood donor centers. As advancements in medical technology rise, it’s an especially exciting time to begin a career in this thriving field. Earning your Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) certification from NHA can give employers confidence in your skills and abilities. Set yourself up for success and reach your career goals in the rewarding healthcare industry.
    Test Qualifications:

    Eighty Four (84) hours of Classroom - Lab and Clinical Training
    Computer Based Exam: 100+ questions - 2 ½ hours to complete
    Twenty Five (25) uncued Sticks & Ten (10) capillary samples plus one (1) feathered slide.
  • Adult Continuing Education Contact Information 2016/2017

    Contact Information

    Douglas Pilotte – Adult Continuing Education Coordinator
    Meagan Corrow - Office Assistant
    Office Phone: 802-535-3695
    Tech. Office Fax: 802-535-3712
    Office Hours: Mondays -  Fridays ~ 9-12 & 1-3
    And by appointments
    (off  when school is not in session)

    Locked Drop Box outside entrance door for after hours.
    Location: Adult Continuing Education is located in the lower level of the Baker Building on lower campus (next to Lyndon Center Post office).
    Enter back of building – door on right – 2nd door on left off hallway.
    Adult Continuing Education offers the following training programs;
    v  On Campus Classes (go to – click on Academics - click on adult continuing education – click on courses)
    v  On-site and custom training programs for businesses
    v  Individual (one on one) classes
    v  Online classes
  • All Dates & Times are subject to change without notice Check Website often for updates!

  • Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) March 13, 2017

    LNA Class

    Start Date:
    March 13, 2017
    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays ~ 4:00 -8:00 pm
    Some Saturdays (1/2 & full days)
    Tuition: $1150.00 ~ (104 Hours)
    Book: $50.00
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) March 14, 2017

    Start Dates: May 2, 2017
    Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ 6:00-9:00 pm
    Tuition: $500.00 (30 Hours) 

    Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) is the use of computer software and hardware in the translation of computer-aided design models into manufacturing instructions for numerical controlled machine tools.
    For this class you will use Surfcam software for projects in 2D and progressing to 3D modeling. Class will include computer design, programming, set up and manufacturing.
    If time permits, 3D printing will be covered.
  • Sustainable Gardening 2017

    Sustainable Gardening
    Instructor: Jerry Leonard
    Saturdays – 9am-3 pm
    Location: Green House on Lyndon Institute Campus
    May 13, 2017
    May 27, 2017
    June 17, 2017
    Note: Material covered is same in both classes
    Tuition: By Donation ~ 6 hours
    Have you ever wanted to start your own garden or improve your knowledge and skills on gardening? If so, this class is for you.
    This class is for the beginner to intermediate gardener, the focus will be on home gardening using raised beds & tillable ground. We will cover plot selection & location, preparing garden area, garden size, plants, and fertilizers.
    Also we will cover planting techniques, care and maintenance of your garden.
  • Commercial Driving License (CDL) Class Class A & B June 12 & September 11, 2017

    Commercial Drivers License (Class A & Class B CDL)
    CDL Partnership Program
    Lyndon Institute - St.Johnsbury Academy - Mike Giroux - Les Morrison
    To Register Contact;
    Lyndon Institute Adult Education    or  St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education                                               
    Douglas Pilotte                                      Marina Cole
    Phone: 1.802.535.3695                        Phone: 1.802.748.7738
    Fax: 1.802.535.3712                            Fax: 1.802.751.2236

    Class Name: Vermont Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
    Instructor: Giroux General Transport
    Days & Times: Monday - Fridays ~ 8 am-2 pm
    Start Dates:Two classes to choose from ~ only six students per class
    June 12, 2017 ~  September 11, 2017

    TUITION: Class A $5200.00 (148 hours)  ~   Class B $3500.00 (75 hours)

    Discounts if qualify:
    WETF FUND $2000.00 (only first 12 students) 
    LI/SJA $400.00 (only first 12 students)  
    VSAC $2500.00 (
     VTRAN $1500.00

    CDL Course:
    This course is designed for the beginner and includes all phases of CDL training, on the road and in the classroom, all expenses are included in tuition price.Class B runs for a minimum of 75 hours and is for those who want to drive a straight trucks such as dump trucks, fuel trucks buses etc. Class A runs for a minimum of 148 hours,this class is for students wanting to drive Tractor Trailers.These classes include classroom, behind the wheel  practicing and over the road driving. Class upgrades as well as other endorsements; air brakes, passenger, school bus, tanker are offered for those already holding commercial   drivers licenses.
    Training includes backing and maneuvering, load securement, adverse weather and night driving, and coupling and uncoupling (as applicable to licensing).
    Valid Driver’s License
    Department of Transportation Medical Card
    Clean Drug & Alcohol Test
    18 years old to drive in Vermont
    21 years old to drive in other states
    Must be 18 years old or older to be in this class
    It is the policy of Lyndon Institute & St. Johnsbury Academy not to discriminate on the basis of a student’s or family member’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, age, military/uniformed service or veteran status, disability, or other legally-protected classification in the provision and administration of its education programs, activities, services, and access provided to the public, in accordance with and to the limits of applicable requirements of state and federal laws. Lyndon Institute complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other applicable state and federal laws with respect to accommodating individuals with disabilities. Lyndon Institute provides special education to eligible students in accordance with the School’s special education approval from the State of Vermont, state and federal legal requirements, the School’s policies

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Lyndon Institute
168 Institute Circle
P.O. Box 127
Lyndon Center, VT  05850
844-277-1645 (toll-free)
802-535-3636 (local)
“Per Aspera Ad Astra” - through hard work you reach the stars.
Lyndon Institute is a comprehensive, independent high school providing thoughtful and rigorous preparation for students of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and beyond to reach their intellectual, creative and physical potential.