Fall 2019 brings a host of new and interesting RappCE courses as well as the return of some of our most popular ones. Courses fill up quickly, so check out the list below and register online. Registration closes on a staggered basis prior to each class’s first day. Classes are taught by volunteer instructors and are avocational, fun and interesting.

Start and end dates will vary depending upon the number of sessions. You can see the full class descriptions once registration begins. Classes are one to nine sessions in length, and cost between $15 and $60.  You can register online or else print out the registration form and mail it in with a check or your credit card information.

SPECIAL NOTE:  enrollment is limited, early registration is recommended as classes may fill up quickly.

Take a Class!        See the Calendar
Your fellow Rappahannockans are teaching these classes during the Fall 2019 semester:

Class Title Name of Instructor
An Introduction to Fly-Fishing Roger Flinchum
Autumn Flowering and Foliage Workshop    NEW Jen Cable
Beginning Knitting
Rebecca Abecassis
Business and Professional Communication    NEW
Terry Dixon
Chess: The Basics and Beyond Tac Tacelosky
Financial Arcana and the Public Interest     NEW Rich Spillenkothen
First Aid (September 27th)    NEW Robyn Murray
First Aid (October 9th)    NEW Robyn Murray
First Aid (November 13th)    NEW Robyn Murray
Foreign Issues that Affect the United States      NEW Brooks/Regnery
Interior Design as a Work of Art      NEW Mimi Forbes
Intermediate Golf      NEW Doug Schiffman
Introduction to Forest Management      NEW Joseph Rossetti
Introduction to Latin      NEW Ellis Wisner
Making Hay in Rappahannock County      NEW Chris Parrish
Microsoft Excel for Business     NEW
Donna Rose
Modern Egypt and the Middle East     NEW
Monira Rifaat
New Enterprise Training for Profits: Business Planning      NEW Charlotte Taylor
Poland’s History and Culture from its Beginnings to the Present Day Casey Eitner
Ponds for Landowners 101      NEW Mike Wenger
PRIDE – Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education    NEW Multiple Instructors
Screenwriting Michael McLeod
Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners (September 25th)
Patricia Brennan
Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners (November 9th) Patricia Brennan
Storytelling and Performance     NEW Peter Hornbostel
The Basics of Real Estate Investment—Public and Private      NEW Paul Larner
Today’s Iran      NEW Tim Nolan
Walk with Courage: A Course in Women’s Self-Defense on Escapes and Managing Space Gordon Wicks
What’s Happening Here? Attempt to Understand Rappahannock County’s “Recent Unpleasantness”      NEW Maxwell/Nicklin
Writing Fiction Michael McLeod


Board of Directors: Matthew Black, Brandi Day, Kathy Grove, Debbie Keyser, Gardiner Lapham, Mary Frances LeMat, John Lesinski, Rick Lessard, Doug Schiffman, Suzanne Schiffman, Ken Thompson RappCE is an IRS-approved 501c3 non-profit organization committed to lifelong learning and workforce training in Rappahannock County, Virginia.

Rapp Center for Education is Certified by SCHEV to Operate a Vocational Postsecondary Institution.