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Interview with Keynote Speaker: Nicci Kobritz

SunCoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning [SCALL] Launches First FREE, Online Expo; Including ... continue reading

Lifelong Learning Expo Goes Virtual – Stay Safe, Stay Engaged

Learn how to improve your brain health performance and stay connected in ... continue reading

Update from Sam Samelson

Check out our latest video from Sam Samelson,  SCALL’s Interim President.Sam shares ... continue reading

2020 Giving Challenge

The 2020 Giving Challenge was a big success for SCALL. Thank you ... continue reading

Welcome Sam Samelson

Welcome Sam Samelson — SCALL’s interim President through the end of 2020. ... continue reading

EXPO Rescheduled!

LLEXPO20 (2/5/20) has been postponed to November 2020.  Check back for additional ... continue reading

Register Now! Lifelong Learning EXPO 2020

Registration is open for LLEXPO2020! Carlisle Inn and Conference Center 3727 Bahia ... continue reading

Lifelong Learning Month Op ED

Did You Know November 2019 is Lifelong Learning Month? ~ Robert V. ... continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, located in downtown Sarasota has several volunteering opportunities ... continue reading

SCALL Annual Meeting & Networking Event

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone ... continue reading

LLEXPO18 Speaker Descriptions

Medical Marijuana 101 Dr. Dan Stein, MD An introduction to the science ... continue reading

LLEXPO18 Exhibitor Descriptions

ACE Adult & Community Enrichment (ACE) is a Sarasota County School district ... continue reading

LLExpo18 Homework: Watch this before you come

This is a one hour long YouTube documentary video called The Scientist. ... continue reading

LEARNING IS LIFE …

Early this week, the Sarasota City Commissioners declared Nov. 15 as Lifelong ... continue reading

NEW WRINKLES: Sex, drugs and other topics at the learning expo

SCALL’s annual event packs a lot of knowledge into one day The ... continue reading

Carlson: Engaging in lifelong learning

In an era when health-care costs are rising, people are living longer ... continue reading

Learning is Exhilarating

One of the highlights of SCALL’s Lifelong Learning Expo 2018 on Nov. ... continue reading

Learning is Inevitable

Just in time for the Lifelong Learning Expo on Nov. 15, the ... continue reading

Learning is everywhere …

Learn something new at the Lifelong Learning Expo 2018 on Nov. 15, ... continue reading

Don’t Like Technology? No worries, STUG is here for you

If you want to learn more about how to use your PC, ... continue reading

Did You Know? A Summer Sampler

Jane: Dick, have you made any choices of classes that you wish ... continue reading

Did You Know? (#5)

Dick: You know now that it is summer, I bet we can ... continue reading

Giving Challenge raises $3,675 for SCALL

President Robert Carlson announced that the 2018 Giving Partner Challenge sponsored by ... continue reading

Did You Know?

Dick: You know, I think I need to get a refresher on ... continue reading

Learning Curve

A thirst for knowledge buoys new avenues of continuing education for Florida ... continue reading

Did You Know?

Dick: Parlez-vous anglais? Parli inglese? Habla usted Ingles? Jane: What are you ... continue reading

Did You Know?

Much to Dick’s and Jane’s surprise (see initial Did Your Know?), they ... continue reading

Did You Know?

Dick: “It’s too cold to go to the beach today.” Jane: “I ... continue reading

NEW WRINKLES: How to be a social butterfly if you’re more of a hermit crab

An estimated 11,500 people 65 and older pour into Sarasota County every ... continue reading

21st Century Thought and Trends with Futurist David Houle

According to futurist David Houle​ the world as we know it will ... continue reading

ITN SunCoast Partners with SunCoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning

Expands Access to Classes and Workshops For Older Adult Learners  Sarasota/Manatee —  ... continue reading

Grant and partnership will enhance Ringling’s Lifelong Learning…

The Bernard Osher Foundation, a San Francisco-based philanthropic organization, has chosen Ringling ... continue reading

Conference Focuses on Baby Boomer Retirement

The Ringling College of Lifelong Learning is holding a conference on Thursday, ... continue reading

Workshop on 21st Century ‘Thought and Trends’ Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design ‘futurist in residence’ David Houle is ... continue reading

Singapore Using Lifelong Learning to Compete in a Global Economy

Few countries are taking the global marketplace as seriously as Singapore, which ... continue reading

How to pay for Membership, Tickets or Sponsorships without a PayPal account

Go to http://us246.siteground.us/~suncoa04/llexpo18/ Click “Add to Cart” under Individual Ticket  Click “View cart” ... continue reading

Lifelong Learning: Your Future Depends on It Says Forbes

In a working world where the only constant is change, it’s important ... continue reading

NEW this fall: ACE offers half-price classes for family members on Saturdays

Adult & Community Enrichment (ACE) at Suncoast Technical College is featuring half-price ... continue reading

Sarasota named No. 1 city for retirees

According to U.S. News and World Report, the city is No. 1 ... continue reading

SCALL QuickHits — Understanding The Difference Between Fixed and Growth Thinking (and Why That Matters)

“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.” — Samuel Johnson ... continue reading

SCALL QuickHits — National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week (September 24-30, 2017)

Don’t miss the information available about National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week ... continue reading

2017 Showcase is Canceled

The Suncoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning (SCALL) conference, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. ... continue reading

#SCALLQuickHits — Head Off Dementia for Less Than You Might Expect

Experts are suggesting that seniors looking for an affordable way to stave ... continue reading

Self Care As We Age Includes Lifelong Learning

Seniors have myriad opportunities these days to care for themselves so as ... continue reading

Lifelong Learning a Factor in Preparing Graduates for Shifting Job Market

The writing is on the wall for current and future college graduates, ... continue reading

Lifelong Learning Making a Difference for Those Incarcerated for Life

Nearly 160,000 people are serving life sentences in the United States, and ... continue reading

Joe Biden given Lifelong Learning Award

No matter your politics, it’s good to see leaders who support lifelong ... continue reading

Adult Enrichment program generates first million in annual fees

The Sarasota County Schools Adult and Community Enrichment (ACE) program has generated ... continue reading

Ringling Colleges Welcomes Pierian Spring Academy

SARASOTA, FL—As announced a year ago, Pierian Spring Academy (PSA), a nonprofit ... continue reading

#SCALLQUICKHITS — Lifetime Learning Tax Credit Worth Checking

Despite Hurdles, Lifetime Learning Tax Credit Worth the Effort There’s no guarantee ... continue reading

#SCALLQUICKHITS — Lifelong Learning: Good for Your Health, Your Wallet, Your Social Life

According to the Harvard Business Review, lifelong learning offers far more than ... continue reading

ACE hits $100,000 in class sales

We did it! ACE at Suncoast Technical College had a goal of ... continue reading

#SCALLQUICKHITS — Lifelong Learning Creates Cognitive Reserve Against Alzheimer’s

Researchers around the world are coming back to the same result over ... continue reading

#SCALLQuickHits — Bill Clinton on Lifelong Learning

Bill Clinton’s view on lifelong learning was summed up in response to ... continue reading

SCALLQuickHits — Bernie Dunlap Spreads the Message: Learn as if You’ll Live Forever

Listen as Warford College President Bernie Dunlap champions life-long learning. He tells the ... continue reading

Vision for lifelong learning hub is taking shape

Exciting news for SCALL and our lifelong learning community. The merger of ... continue reading

#SCALLQuickHits — Popular Art of Manliness Blog Touts Lifelong Learning

Apparently lifelong learning shouldn’t be skipped by manly men, according to “The Art ... continue reading

#SCALLQUICKHITS — Employers Want Lifelong Learners

Lifelong learnings isn’t just for retirees anymore. In the highly competitive working ... continue reading

In The Spotlight : Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy

It’s a proven fact that if you want to live longer and ... continue reading

RCLLA First Annual ‘Seminar at Sea Series’

SPECIAL INVITATION Dr. Larry Thompson and Janna Overstreet would like to invite ... continue reading

#SCALLQuickHits — Some Pointers On Paying for Continuing Education

While it’s important to do your homework when taking continuing education classes ... continue reading

SCALL begins work with JAK Consults and continues work with Rough & Ready Media

SunCoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning (SCALL) is pleased to announce that it ... continue reading

#SCALLQuickHits — So Much Continuing Education in Sarasota; So Little Time

SCALL is happy to see widening awareness of the rich continuing education ... continue reading

#SCALLquickHits — Florida Has More to Offer Than Warm Winters

A lot of retirees head to Florida for the winter warmth, which ... continue reading

Wise Up: A Guide to Sarasota’s Continuing Education Classes

If you want to learn something, chances are, there’s a class for ... continue reading

#SCALLQUICKHITS — Technology Makes Lifelong Learning Easier

A recent Pew Research Center survey shows that a majority of Americans seek ... continue reading

Adults pursue lifelong learning during showcase

Partnerships between Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy, Pierian Spring Academy and Adult ... continue reading

2016 SCALL Showcase

The Showcase provides an opportunity to raise awareness of and increase participation ... continue reading

Save the Date for The Annual Giving Challenge

Join SCALL this year as we participate for the first time in ... continue reading

SCALL receives Patterson Foundation honorarium

SunCoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning (SCALL) is happy to announce that it ... continue reading

Area’s elder learning programs pool their resources

In Southwest Florida, adult learning opportunities are almost as plentiful as golf ... continue reading

Second Annual Lifelong Learning Showcase

When: Friday, September 16, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Cost: ... continue reading

SCALL Receives Website Grant

Breaking News: Robert V. Carlson, SCALL President, announced the receipt of a ... continue reading