“This class brought me one step closer to my dream, owning a food services business. The instructor, Nick Nasuti, was very knowledgeable about all aspects of operations; various start up options, cooking and cleaning processes, working with vendors, talking to customers, working with your employees, etc. If you are thinking about opening a restaurant, a food truck, a catering service, or any food services business, this class is a must.”

So You Want to Open a Restaurant?
Alan Barter

“Enthusiastic teacher, Brian DeVasto, is excited to help you and will ensure you get the outcome you need.”

Job Search Boot Camp
Chris Frank

Such a vital skill to have – especially during and post pandemic. If there is something you yearn to do, there is a potential funder out there. Take this class to learn how to find them and make your dreams come true!

Grant Writing
Cheryl N.

“Ellen Gugel is experienced in grant writing and has a welcoming personality. She frequently checked in if we were understanding and seeing value, pausing to answer every question with examples that matched the need of the person. And able to still staying on track. The links she provided for us to begin our own process are worth their weight in gold. It would take anyone years of fumbling in the dark, if not for this grant writing 101 course! A must in this pandemic. Liked I could do it from home too!”

Grant Seeking
Cheryl N.

Brian DeVasto is very knowledgeable about the class material. At the same time he is very engaging. I really enjoyed the class.

Job Search Bootcamp
Joe Jones

The instructor (Ellen Gugel) had great enthusiasm and knowledge of the subject matter.

Grant Seeking
Paula Longden

“Ellen Gugel is personable, skilled, and inspirational. Excellent introduction to the world of grant writing.”

Grant Seeking
Mary Arata

“I had so much fun learning more about flowers and gaining more knowledge about it. Dawn Bagocius had us engaging and loved her homework assignments! Thank you so much!”

Entry Level Florist Training
Anne M. DiResta

“The offering of this class had me visit my local florist and I am already working there! And it is a great job! Thank you, Dawn Bagocius. Thank you, Assabet After Dark!”

Entry Level Florist Training
Diane Cameron

Great offering by Assabet After Dark! Useful in all facets of life – at home or at work provides great opportunity for self improvement!


LEAN White Belt Certification
Jacy Settles

Kim was awesome! She has a very nice way to keep everyone engaged and it was fun while we learned about Lean.  For a 3 hour class time flew by fast!

LEAN White Belt Certification
Kerry Kilroy

Awesome program!

LEAN White Belt Certification
Julio Zayas

A great segway into the world of grant writing!

Grant Writing
Thomas Jordan

Ellen showed us how to view the grant application through the lens of the grant reviewer and improve the success of the funding.

Grant Writing
Shiamin Melville

The course are excellent, interesting and helpful to any that have or work in any corporation.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
Ruth Torres

It;s really good to know about the process of accounting for financial in your business.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
Biance Flores de Oliveira

“Gary takes otherwise dry material and spices up the “need-to-know-this” quotient by telling real life anecdotes. He’s an expert and happy to share his experiences and knowledge.”

Accounting & Bookkeeping Basics
Ghi Vaughn