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Announcing the Spring 2022 Semester

January 3, 2022

The new course catalog is now LIVE on our website! We are offering 35 courses including 17 new courses, 14 in-person courses and 21 virtual courses. Join us on Thursday, January 27 at 10:00 AM EST for our Spring Course Preview via Zoom where you can learn more about courses you are interested in and…

Remembering Founder John Sprott

November 17, 2021

Founder and former President of Encore Learning John T. Sprott died Tuesday, November 9th, 2021. The family plans to hold a memorial service after the holidays.  John Sprott was born in Phoenix, Arizona on April 6, 1933.  Following service in the Navy from 1951-1955, he devoted himself to education in various ways throughout his working life. He taught economics at the University of…

More In-Person Courses Starting Soon at GMU- Sign Up Now!

October 14, 2021

Are you seeking to meet other lifelong learners in-person? We are offering three in-person courses starting in late October at George Mason University-Arlington including Aging and the Brain, Charles Dickens Bleak House, and Urban Green: Great New City Parks. We are requiring masks, proof of vaccination, and completion of the GMU safety check every time you…

In Case You Missed It

October 1, 2021

Encore Learning Presents cosponsored with Arlington Public Library are being presented virtually on Zoom. This enables us to often record the presentation and share them on our YouTube channel. If you weren’t online on a recent Monday, you can view the presentations from the links below. On September 27, 2021 Jim Kinter, Director of The…

Fall 2021 Registration Updates

September 21, 2021

Encore Learning has updated the status of the following courses: 3034- Future of Perserving the Past: A Digital Look at the Public History will be offered virtually. This class meets on Thursdays beginning on October 7 at 10:00 AM for 4 sessions. The class has a maxium of 18 students may fillup quickly. These two…

Fall Courses Have Spots Available!

September 14, 2021

Now is the time to register for the Encore Learning Fall 2021 semester. There are still many courses with spots available. If you want to learn more about the courses being offered and their instructors check out our Fall Course Preview on our YouTube channel. Some notable courses with spots still available: Black Heritage in…

Fall 2021 Registration is now OPEN!

August 30, 2021

Today is the day! Fall 2021 registration starts at 10 AM. Click here to access the course registration and explore all of our 34 class options. If a course you are interested in is filled up, join the waitlist! If you are having trouble registering for courses take a look at our Registration Tutorial! Marty…

Fall 2021 Course Registration Opens Monday, August 30

August 27, 2021

Registration day is almost here! On Monday, August 30 at 10:00 AM sharp registration for our Fall 2021 semester begins! We are offering 34 courses this semester including 20 NEW courses! If a course you are interested in is filled up you can still join the waitlist. If a spot becomes available the office will…

Fall 2021 Course Preview TODAY!

August 26, 2021

Today at 10:00 AM is our virtual Fall 2021 course preview! We’ll give a brief overview of our organization, then our instructors will share information about their upcoming courses. To learn more, join us online TODAY at 10:00AM via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89491472331 Or dial in by phone (for audio only): 301-715-8592Meeting ID: 894 9147 2331 Online course…

Fall 2021 Course Preview on Thursday, August 26th at 10:00 AM

August 13, 2021

Encore Learning’s Fall semester is almost here! Join us virtually on Thursday, August 26th at 10:00 AM to hear from this semester’s instructors about their amazing courses. This semester we are offering 34 courses including 20 new courses that you can sign up for! Encore Learning is a non-profit adult learning community with about 1,000…