Based in Chelsea, Michigan, the Adult Learners Institute provides a diverse selection of quality community-based learning experiences and camaraderie for adults in western Washtenaw County. ALI is a Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) affiliated with the LLI Resource Network at RoadScholar, a group of hundreds of similar organizations. We conduct our programs in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College.
As always, our experienced instructors create a relaxed learning environment where students can ask questions, share experiences or just sit and listen. And there is no homework!
News & Events
The Kick Off for the Fall 2018 Classes will be held on Tuesday August 14th from 10 am to noon at Silver Maples in Chelsea. Plan to come and hear about upcoming events and the instructors talk about fall classes. Catalogs will be mailed the beginning of August.
ALI has just completed its 14th successful season since it was founded in 2004. That’s 28 semesters of quality educational programming for seniors in our community! Our commitment to, and enthusiasm for, lifelong learning continues to grow. Over the years, our eclectic offerings in the sciences, humanities, arts and entertainment have contributed to the quality of life for adults in Chelsea and the surrounding areas.
This has only been accomplished through the outstanding efforts of our instructors, directors, committee heads, volunteers and staff. Thanks to everyone for your contributions to making our area a very cool place to live!
Who We Are
Based in Chelsea, Michigan, ALI provides a diverse selection of quality community-based learning experiences and camaraderie for adults in western Washtenaw County. ALI is a Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) affiliated with the LLI Resource Network at RoadScholar, a group of hundreds of similar organizations. We conduct our programs in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College.
We’re always looking for more folks to work with us to continue providing exciting and fun classes for western Washtenaw County area adults.
The 2018 officers are: Steve Daut Chair, Dick Dice Vice-Chair, Wendy Broshar Treasurer, and Loretta Thirty Secretary.
To volunteer for committees (see below for description), one-time projects or the board of directors, send an email to: info@AdultLearnersInstitute.org.
ALI Board of Directors
Jan Longworth and Camie Noah, Co-Chairs
Determines class line-up, organizes class schedule, communicates with instructors, schedules facilities, evaluates classes/teachers.
Registers participants, recruits and directs class assistants, maintains demographic records. Develops registration policy and procedures.
Dorothy Lieffers, Chair
Maintains website. Updates web site content based on input from the Board and other chairs.
Dorothy Lieffers, Chair
Assists with technology issues. Maintains databases and computers.
Mike Muha, Chair
Arranges technical support for classes. Train tech assistants to help during classes.
Public Relations Committee:
Sandra Vadlamudi, Chair
Prepares press releases and other advertising, oversees design of brochure, organizes bulk mailings, designs flyers. Takes photographs and uploads them to the photo repository.
Wendy Broshar, Chair
Prepares yearly budget proposals, maintains financial records, reconciles budget report and seek approval for monthly expenses.
To be added to the mailing list, please send us your name, address, home and/or mobile phone number, and email address via the contact form below or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate if you would like a mailed catalog, announcements emailed or both. Catalogs (including calendars and registration forms) will also be available at the ALI office; the Chelsea and Dexter Senior Centers; the front desk at CRC, Silver Maples and the Cedars of Dexter; the Chelsea, Dexter and Manchester District Libraries and the Chelsea and Dexter Chambers of Commerce.
ALI classes are cancelled when the Chelsea District Schools are closed due to inclement weather. See their web site www.chelsea.k12.mi.us for closing information. Classes cancelled for any reason will not be automatically rescheduled.
Adult Learners Institute
PO Box 134
Chelsea MI 48118
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