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with John Wardwell, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm

This class is meant for those who have any interest in studying or working in the field of Criminal Justice. It covers Criminal Justice career paths, the Criminal Justice Program at Central Maine Community College, and how it prepares students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, forensic science, and the court system. And as a special treat, we may even have a finger printing activity at the end! 



with LOUIS MONIZ, JR., Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Participants will learn the essentials of swing dancing by focusing on how to lead and follow, and will learn the basic positions and patterns. 



with Joyce Dubay, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm

This class is for individuals to work on a project of their choice - oil, watercolor or drawing. (bring own supplies) Drawing students will be given a picture for pencil or ink drawings. Bring pencils, paper or sketch book, white plastic eraser, ruler, stump or tortillion. Watercolor students bring: w/c paints, w/c brushes (lge & sm) w/c paper, a picture, a water cup, paper towels. Oil students bring: a picture or photo, oil paint tubes, oil bristle brushes (lge & sm), medium size canvas (8x10 to 16x20) turpentine, a painting medium, paper towels or paint rags. Instructor works 1-1 to improve their project, working with value shades and color wheel complements, color mixing, pencil shading, adding shape and textures, size change, composition and depth. 



with Nathalie Choquette, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm

The level 1 French is perfect for students who have no experience with the language. This class focusses on the basics of greetings, grammar, culture and food. I alos produce podcasts for practicing pronunciation to help students practice outside the classroom. Regular conversation during the class help to reinforce practical use of the language for beginners. We alos have the chance to visit Quebec in the springtime. 



with LOUIS MONIZ, JR., Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 7:15 pm

Participants must have taken at least 2 prior classes with Louie! You will reach new levels of swing dancing skills. 

HiSET Pre-Testing Sat 2/29 8:30-4:30


with Lisa Blanchette, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 29, 2020 at 8:30 am

Register today for the Hi-SET Pre-Test Sessions.  It’s FREE!

1 - You must commit to all day testing.

2 - You must have a valid, state issued photo ID.

3 - You must be at least 17 years old.

If you do not meet these (3) requirements, call us and we will evaluate your situation, you may still be able to pre-test.

Pre-Tests are administered in Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies.

Those who test Adequately or Well Prepared in all pre-test subjects and are at least 17 years old, will be invited to go onto Official testing, the following week.

Those who do not test in the above categories will be evaluated for the next steps, according to your specific situation (classes and/or tutoring).

All pre-testing will be held at the office of the Sanford Community Adult Education in Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.  

Please call if you have any questions 490-5145.

Will run

Critique / Publishing Class (February)


with Elizabeth Potter, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

The Critique/Publishing class is an opportunity to fine tune work in progress through intensive group critique and editing, resting on the old adage, “Many eyes are better than one.” In this class, we welcome honest, constructive feedback, both on what is strong and effective in a piece of writing, as well as what might be hindering its full expression. In addition, possible publishing leads and resources will be presented.

Those interested in participating in this class will be asked to submit 7-10 pages of prose or 3-5 pages of poetry for consideration to the instructor, Elizabeth Potter (potterem@ The cost of the class includes suggestions for revision and line editing of the submitted manuscript by the instructor, a group critique session, and suggestions for possible publication.

Elizabeth Potter is a teacher and poet residing in Midcoast Maine. Her latest collection of poetry “T’ai Chi of Leaves” was released by Moon Pie press in September 2016. Her poems have also been widely published in literary journals both locally and nationally. Elizabeth has been leading creative writing workshops for all ages for the past nineteen years.

English for Beginners (PM)


with Shawn Cola, York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2019 at 7 pm
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

English language learners who want to improve basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, will work on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversation. Classes will include field trips to practice English in community settings. All students must make registration appointment at (207)363-7922.

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