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21st Century Workforce Certificate Class
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21st Century Workforce Certificate Class

Free

with Hannah Bard, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

This certification is in the virtual learning center to be used with individual instructors. As each competency is completed, the student will receive a ‘ticket’ stating what competency has been mastered (at least 80%). After completing the first 6 competencies & received the 6 ‘tickets,’ the student will receive the 21st Century Workforce certificate. Please contact the RSU#3 Adult Education Program for more information and details as to how this certification now works

21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Paid Work Experience Program
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21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Paid Work Experience Program

Free

with Brandi Merry, Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2018 at 3:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

For Youth (16-24) No Longer Attending the K-12 System

The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center. Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $10 per hour, after taking part in no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.

This is a paid work experience program. You will be paid $10/hour for 20 hours per week for all 10 weeks, if you are eligible.

Please preregister for Informational Meeting by calling 453-4200, ext. 3114 (Fairfield) or 474-7553 (Skowhegan).

Informational Meeting (Mandatory) Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10AM at Lawrence Adult Education, 4 School Street, Fairfield, or at 3PM at Skowhegan Area High School, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan.

Interview Day (Mandtory) Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10AM at Lawrence Adult Education, 4 School Street, Fairfield, or at 3PM at Skowhegan Area High School, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan.

Intake/Assessment (Mandatory) Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 1pm at the KVCC Hinckley Campus (Room TBA)

Classroom October 1 - 19, 2018, Monday - Friday from 3:30pm to 7:30pm at KVCC Hinckley Campus – Averill Hall, Room TBA

Work Experience/On The Job Training October 22 - December 7, 2018 - Locations and Schedules to be determined.

You will be expected to:

1. Complete required paperwork and career assessments.

2. To be eligible for this program requires that you have a valid photo ID, and be a U.S. citizen, or have paperwork proving that you are in the country legally.

3. Pass a drug test and/or background check, if the employer requires it.

4. Participate fully all 10 weeks of the program, for 20 hours per week.

5. Meet with the Career Adviser at least once per week during the entire 10 weeks.

6. Complete the post survey and 6-month follow-up survey.

FMI: Fairfield - 453-4200, ext. 3115 | Skowhegan – 474-7553

The funding for this program is provided by the Department of Health and Human Services.

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 1

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 30, 2018 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 1: Focus on Google Mail Learn to organize, save, create, archive, and attach items to email.

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 2

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 2: Focus on Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides) Learn to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs/charts, and Powerpoint-type presentations.

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 3

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 13, 2018 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 3: Focus on Google Forms and other Google Tools. Learn to create surveys, quizzes, and many other organizational tools.

3D Printed Science and Math: Visualizations and Experiments

$195

with Network Learning Resources, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2018

A 3D printer can be used to teach science and math in two ways: when a teacher creates an accurate 3D model of a concept for students to handle, or to design a “starter set” model that students can then alter and use as the basis for explorations. The instructors will impart ideas for developing appropriate content of concepts ranging from kindergarten to grad school and will teach participants to use the free and open source 3D modeling program OpenSCAD. The class assumes participants already know the basics of using a 3D printer, from the UGotClass “Introduction to 3D Printing” or equivalent experience. Recommended optional e-book: Horvath and Cameron, 3D Printed Science Projects (Apress, 2016).

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

A Local Servsafe Class!

$5

with TBA ..., Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 15, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

So many of us in the Valley work in restaurants or summer camps, serve and prepare foodstuffs, or assist in kitchens. ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program. The Maine Restaurant Association (MRA) is offering such a class right here in the Sacopee area! What would be better than to list a ServSafe certification, a basic credential for managerial staff, on your resume? $150, payable to the MRA at class, includes textbook, class time, and exam costs. Please sign up asap!

A to Z Grant Writing
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A to Z Grant Writing

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.

To register or for more details visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/grant-writing-a-to-z?tab=detail





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