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HiSET Preparation Learning Lab


with GNG Adult Education Instructors, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jul 8, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Our HiSET preparation learning labs are designed to help students preparing to take the HiSET in math, reading, writing, science or social studies. These labs are available on a drop in basis for students working on any subject and instructors provide direct instruction in an individualized environment. Students may work in small groups or independently, depending on the number of students and their needs. Additionally, students will be eligible to register on our online learning platform to access instructional material at home.

Math Lab for Career, College, and Certification


with Todd Narramore, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 22, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This math lab is designed for adults that wish to improve college or pre-college test scores as well as increase your opportunities to earn new career certifications. This class will be delivered live but through an online platform.  Course fee $80: to waive this fee, contact Marci Dionne at to see if you qualify for free academic support as an adult education student.

CASAS Assessments


with Lisa Merlin, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 11, 2020 at 4 pm
2 additional sessions through Sep 11, 2020

Register today for the CASAS Assessment session.  It’s FREE!

Are you interested in any of the following?

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency (HiSET)
  • Maine College and Career Access  
  • ELL (English Language Learner)

Whatever your need, Sanford Community Adult Education is here to help you accomplish your educational goals!  

We start with a FREE Math and Reading Assessment (and short Essay) 

This must be taken BEFORE you register for classes.

The scores from the CASAS are used to guide your placement into courses at the level that is perfect for you.  

All tests are held at Sanford Community Adult Education (Anderson Learning Center) Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.



with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 4, 2020

Future students meet with our intake person and learn what can be accomplished at Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education. 

Is HiSET a good fit or is an adult education diploma a better option?  

What career path is a good fit? 

Math and reading assessments are done to meet the student at their level of learning.  Students get to know the instructors and formulate a schedule that works best for them. 

Orientation is offered on Friday starting at 9am. 

Call today and get your appointment!

CASAS Assessment


with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020

Spruce Mountain Adult Education offers both paper-and-pencil and computer-delivered assessments.  A $5 fee will be charged for testing.  If a student enrolls in our program, the fee will be waived. 

Call today for an appointment. 

VIRTUAL College Next


with Peg Junge, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 9, 2020

Have you been thinking about beginning college for the first time, or returning to finish up your degree? Do you need to brush up on your math, computer or writing skills? 


College Next is designed to prepare students for college with the skills and confidence to be successful. The program is offered by Maine College and Career Access (MCCA), with support from UMA-Rockland Center.  College Next consists of three sections and students may take any combination that meets their personal needs and schedule.


"We anticipate a face-to-face Orientation, followed by online classes via Zoom meetings. Staff are available at 594-9764, 9-3, M-TH to answer your questions. Be well!"


Free Instruction

Supply Costs

COL 100 -  $20 book/supply fee (includes flash drive)

English-add $20

Math-add $20

Fees may be paid in full at Orientation (payment plans are available).

Accuplacer Testing
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Accuplacer Testing


with Carol Davis, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2020
Did you need to take your Accuplacer test(college entrance exam)? Our Adult Ed program can provide that for you. It is free to take the test, but you must call ahead to schedule an appointment. Our number is 549-4687

College Transitions


with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 28, 2020

This multi-week class prepares students to enter college and choose a career path.  Take the Accuplacer exam and improve your scores.  Introduce yourself to technology and learn about the college environment.  Bring your math and writing skills to "college level".  Apply for financial aid, too! Take the mystery out of college! Earn one CMCC or UMA credit by completing the requirements for the class.  

Call today for more information! 

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