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 Fall Kick Off was held on Tuesday, August 10 at the Chelsea Public Library. Our instructors previewed their class in-person, via video and Zoom. See the Gallery for pictures.
Catalogs have been mailed and registration has begun. You may also see the list of classes and obtain a catalog, calendar or registration form at Fall Classes.
|Three $10 certificates were awarded toward the Fall 2021 or the Winter/Spring 2022 classes.
Here are the contest winners!
The Fall catalog has been mailed. There are a unique and exciting set of classes – look for visits to exotic places like Cuba, the Great Lakes Islands, lush local gardens, and even historic Chelsea. Religion, musical theatre, history of all kinds, old radio programs, stories from prison (yes, prison) and much more will be available for your enrichment and enjoyment through both in-person and Zoom classes. See the Fall Classes page for list of classes. The catalog, calendar and registration form is available for downloading. Registration is by mail only.
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 2021 officers are: Steve Daut Chair, Wendy Broshar Treasurer, and Loretta Thirty Secretary.
To donate, click here to go to the Contact Us section below and follow the donation directions.
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.
Karen Szymanski, Chair
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:
Joan Gaughan, 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.
As the Adult Learners Institute of Chelsea MI is a 501(c)(3) organization, personal contributions are tax-deductible.
The primary income for the Adult Learners Institute of Chelsea, MI is registration and class fees. However, the Covid-19 crisis has seriously impacted our revenues, while our basic operating expenses continue. While we are taking steps to minimize our expenses, your donations are critically important for ALI to weather this difficult time. We invite and encourage you to consider contributing to ALI at whatever level you can afford.
Donate by check: Make a check out to ALI of Chelsea MI Inc. and mail it to PO Box 134, Chelsea MI 48118.
Donate by card: To make a credit card contribution CLICK HERE.
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 email@example.com. 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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