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Maine Adult Education

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WordPress Certificate
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WordPress Certificate


with UGot Class, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design.   

During the first week, you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include an introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation, and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more.   Finally, acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more.    

After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress. 

Click here for more information on start dates, specific course information and registration.

Workplace Communication Certificate
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Workplace Communication Certificate


with Sally Klauss and Greg Marsello, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Good communication in the workplace is more important than ever. And critical to your career advancement and success. Come get a comprehensive and intensive preparation with skills and techniques you can put to use on Monday morning.  Take back a workable conflict management model, along with successful and practical conflict management strategies.  Then work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills for a win-win outcome, including helping others to get what they want, so you get what you want.  Finally, find out more about yourself and others using personality profiles for better work performance. You will be learning from some of our more popular instructors, and taking away new how-to skills that work.

CEUs/ILUs: 5.6

Length (in hours): 56

Price in USD $595

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

WOWI Assessment


with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

People are multidimensional. Your Assessment should be too.

The WOWI can help you decide what career is right for you!

If your thinking about a new career or transitioning to a different career, meet with us and take the WOWI career Assessment; you can take it at our center or at home. 

The World of Work Inventory combines career interests, skills/strengths, and your work style into one assessment.

After taking the assessment, meet with a trained advisor to discuss the results. Together you can work on a plan to continue moving towards a career thats right for you. It might include researching careers, training, and education, meeting with professionals in the field, or applying to new jobs. 

Your Role as a New Banker
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Your Role as a New Banker

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with Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Are you new to the banking world? Do you need to develop the skills to be successful with customers and co-workers? Or are you an experienced employee interested in improving your customer relations skills and professional skills for success?


All customer contact is critical to an organization’s success with its customers or members. Your Role as a New Banker is part of the Foundations in Banking Certificate.


Topics covered include: Professionalism, Communication, Quality Customer Service, and Promoting your Financial Institution’s Products.

Register here or call 207-647-5138 to start the application process for the next class.

Cost: $99 + $50 book

Dates: TBD 


Erin Nelson & Mary Martell (Norway Savings Bank)

Aaron Hagan (Key Bank)

Laura Briggs (Evergreen Credit Union)

Comptia A+ Academy
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Comptia A+ Academy


with Alex Bridges, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Comptia A+ Academy prepares students to earn two industry recognized certifications in technology, the IC3 and Comptia A+. These certifications are helpful when trying to obtain entry level employment in Information Technology. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on PCs, digital devices, and operating systems. The class is held via Zoom. Please call 941-6316 for more information.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification


with Falecia Kaewthong, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.   Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations.  Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Tuition includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available for all medical certificate programs.

New grants are available for Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, and CNA training programs, call us to see if you qualify for FREE training.

This training is offered in collaboration with The Academy of Medical Professions. The program takes place on-site in Rockport. Call our Adult Education office for more information.

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