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with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education
Many people thinking about a change in their lives don’t know where to start. Veteran career advisor Annie Sargent will share available resources, identify opportunities and assist you in taking concrete steps toward achieving your goals. Services include academic, employment and technology assessments; producing a resume; preparing for a job interview, and much more. These individualized sessions will provide you with the support you need to navigate your new life ahead in a sensitive, confidential and informal environment.
Registration for this class is not available online. Please contact us at email@example.com or by telephone at 207.664.7110.
with Jodie Bennett, Maranacook Adult Education
The course focus is on developing reading and writing skills. You will learn to identify and correct common writing errors, and learn helpful techniques to get your ideas down on paper. We will read short stories, a novel, opinion essays and non- fiction articles. The class will benefit students preparing for the HiSET or college and credit recovery students needing English credits for their high school diploma.
Instructor: Jodie Bennett
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Registration: Free to diploma and HiSET students
Contact Steve Vose, Adult Ed Director, for enrollment information
High School Diploma Credential
York Adult and Community Education offers TWO PATHS to earning a diploma:
1. York High School Diploma
2. HiSET Diploma (High School Equivalency Test)
Both are FREE!
Call Ashley McKenna at 207-363-7922 to register for transcript analysis, pre-testing, and registration.
High School Equivalency (HiSET™) Preparation
with Debbie Avalon-King, RSU #3
This will be a 6 week preparatory class to learn about the new high school equivalency test to be administered in Maine. This test takes the place of the GED test. Class begins with orientation and test overview. Continuation of class includes: pre/post assessment in math and reading and preparation for each subject of the HiSET™test. There will be an official practice test given for each subject and based on those scores, the instructor will recommend when individuals are ready to schedule each of their official exams. Tutoring will be available based on class and student need. Students are welcome to attend the next round of classes for specific subjects as needed. This class is also offered in the virtual learning center
The HiSET® has replaced the GED as Maine’s High School Equivalency Assessment. The HiSET® consists of five subjects: Language Arts Reading Lanugage Arts Writing Science Social Studies Mathematics We offer classes to help you prepare for the HiSET® on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. As has always been the case in Maine, there is NO COST for Maine residents to prepare for and take the HiSET®.
- You didn’t earn your High School Diploma
- You are at least 18 years old or 17 years old with School Administrator permission
- You are an interested student
- South Portland High School Room 130
- FREE - pre-testing, classes (if needed), and official testing
- Open enrollment. Call David at 767-3266 ext. 3834 to schedule
HiSET (formerly GED)
with Paula Hammond, MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education
The HISET(high school equivalency test) is a new way for people who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. The test has five parts, math, science, english, social studies and writing. You must pass five pretests before taking the actual tests. You need to be 18 to take the tests.
Classes are held on Mondays, starting January 22 and start at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
HiSet or High School Diploma Preparation
with Steve Vose, Maranacook Adult Education
HiSET or High School Diploma
These programs enhance success in a job market where a diploma is often required for employment. We also offer academic support through career counseling, assessment of educational needs, tutoring, the Odysseyware Learning Lab, and access to the Maranacook Media Center.
HiSET /Diploma services are available by appointment.
Please call Adult Education Director Steve Vose at 685-4923, ext. 1009 to get started!!
Accommodations are available for people with documented disabilities.