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Certified Nurses Assistant - CNA
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Certified Nurses Assistant - CNA


with Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jun 29, 2020

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experiences to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. This regional collaboration has allowed us to offer this course at a reduced cost! Skills will be taught in an interactive classroom setting, and a two-week clinical experience will follow. The course will focus on nursing theory and application, including basic anatomy, physiology, and clinical performance. The course will also introduce you to several employers within our region.

Prerequisites: students must successfully pass the CASAS testing and interview screening in order to be admitted to the program. Applicants are encouraged to job shadow a CNA before interviewing. Documentation of a recent medical physical, conducted and signed by a physician, is required before clinical. Students must produce evidence of the following vaccinations: Hep B1, MMR, Tetanus, Chicken Pox, TB and flu shot. Fee for background check is non-refundable.

New classes beginning frequently! Visit our website to add your name to the interest list or call, 207-657-9612, for more information.

CNA Interest


with Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jun 29, 2020

For more information about our Certified Nursing Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experience to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. The course includes 110 hours of classroom instruction plus 70 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities..  Our CNA program is a state approved 180 hour course designed to prepare students for the state certified nurses assistant exam and the rigors of working in the field. Students interested in the program need to contact GNG Adult Education as soon as possible to obtain an information packet and schedule a CASAS exam. 

Victim Advocacy Certificate 3/9


with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jun 29, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
2 additional sessions through Oct 19, 2020

Become a victim advocate for domestic violence shelters, crisis centers and   hotlines, and to assist crime victims in the criminal justice system. Learn legal terminology, legal process, victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects on the victim, victim advocacy skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. We’ll also cover counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.  Books: $60


ZOOM 101 - Ongoing


with Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jun 29, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Now that we've caught your eye, please follow the links below to feast on the wonderfully easy to use Zoom program.

Get started online with screen shots and videos - so you can Zoom your way to a great learning experience, an online party, chat with friends, take an excercise class or anything one can imagine!

Getting Started with Zoom 

Joining A Meeting

Visit our ONLINE CLASSES page - get ready for a whole new world! Try other FREE classes and get comfy with your Zoom chops!

(Photo by Gabriel Benois on Unsplash)

CDL: Class B Course


with Buddy Spaulding, Westbrook Adult Education

Calendar Jul 6, 2020

Gorham/Westbrook CTE Adult Education program is offering our next CDL-B class.

This course prepares students to succeed in meeting the Maine DMV class B driving requirements. This course consists classroom instruction, designed to prepare students for the state CDL written exam and one-on-one driving instruction, to prepare students for the state required road test.

We are offering this course with a summer discount.

Chemistry for College & Career Prep
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Chemistry for College & Career Prep


with David Perkins, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 7 weeks

This 7 week course will dive into the most important concepts in chemistry needed to succeed in a college chemistry classroom. Everything from particle diagrams to stoichiometry will be covered as students gradually develop a particulate model of how matter behaves by observing and interpreting experimental evidence. The course is designed to make learning chemistry easy and offers students individualized instruction, a variety of learning mediums, simplified concepts and even virtual labs all in a remote setting. Start building the foundation you need to enter medical and science majors with confidence and tools to succeed.Dates are Mondays and Thursdays 8:30-10:00am July 6-Aug 20. 

Kittery and Marshwood Adult Education are partnering to offer our community members course opportunities for career preparation in Water and Waste Water Treatment Management, Medical Careers, Vet. Tech., and more.

To register for this class click this link: Chemistry for College and Career Prep

Comptia A+ Academy


with Todd Narramore, York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jul 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks


July 7 – August 20, 2020

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:00 am – 11:40 am (Online, livestreamed instruction)

Required Information, Orientation, and Testing

Sessions by appointment.


This is a live face to face on-line class. Instructors are from York Adult Education and York County Community College.



Knowledge and skill development in digital literacy andIT support: including hardware and software troubleshooting, operating systems, and communication and procedure.


Completion of the Academy results in the industry approved CompTIA® A+ certification and prepares you for employment as a computer user support specialist/help desk technician. Participants will receive 3 YCCC credits.



- Resident of Maine

- Ages 17-29

- Unemployed or underemployed

- Proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

- Testing/Assessments required


FREE to TechHire qualified enrollees.  Register here for more information. Please note: Register early in order to do intake and assessments before class begins.

CASAS Assessments


with Lisa Merlin, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 10, 2020 at 12 pm
6 additional sessions through Sep 4, 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.

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