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Maine Adult Education

Business & Skills Training

Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics


with Dorothy Prescott, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
Business owners and managers will find this course valuable for learning basic accounting methods and tips for good business record keeping. Equally vital will be discussion of managing cash flows, keeping tabs on payables and receivables, and establishing controls to safeguard money and assets. Dorothy Prescott is a CPA in Rockland specializing in the accounting needs of small businesses and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor..

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Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers


with Network Learning Resources, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2019

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. One month; Sharon deFonteny, instructor

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Accounting Fundamentals
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Accounting Fundamentals

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with Kittery Adult Education

Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.

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Accounting Fundamentals Certificate
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Accounting Fundamentals Certificate


with ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Accounting Fundamentals

Accounting Fundamentals II


Intermediate EXCEL or QUICKBOOKS

Each individual online course consists of 12 sessions, delivered twice a week. Each course starts once a month. Register for courses at

Once you have completed all the required courses, contact Hilda Roberts ( for your certificate. 

Accounting Fundamentals II  ONLINE
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Accounting Fundamentals II ONLINE


with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

While it is true that accounting professionals are scarce, those with corporate accounting experience are even more rare. This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Charlene Messier's online Accounting Fundamentals course (or another introductory accounting course) to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. In Accounting Fundamentals II, you'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness and accountability while also gaining a marketable skill, this is the course for you.


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with Jonathan Doody, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This is a continuation of the Accounting I - Part I class. We will continue with the text and working papers, covering chapters 13 through 24. Topics covered will include payroll, accounts receivable, processing, adjusting entries, trial balance preparation, financial statements, closing entries, acquiring capital, depreciation, accruals, and more. Prerequisite: Accounting I, Part I. There is a text fee with this class.

Accounting II


with Shelli Pride, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Jan 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Accounting II

Knowledge of Basic Accounting is essential in today's world. Make yourself more valuable and versatile to your employer. In this class you will learn double entry accounting system as it pertains to a corporation: assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, debits and credits, journal entries, ledger accounts, posting, balancing accounts, depreciation of assets, preparing financials and payroll. Same text as Accounting I. OSCP Course. No class on 2/21 and 4/18.


Instructor: Shelli Pride

Thursdays, 1/24 – 5/9, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM for 14 sessions

Location: Windham High School – Room 125

Fee: $69, $34 workbook fee, $20 text book rental, if needed


Shelli Pride is the College Transitions Coordinator and possesses over 22 years of adult education teaching experience. She is also the owner of Pride's Business Services for the past 22 years, which offers bookkeeping and tax preparation services.

ACCUPLACER and Shipyard Prep Math


with Paula Leroux, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jan 24, 2019 , runs for 15 weeks

Class meets twice a week Monday/Thursday. Learn Math skills to increase your ACCUPLACER testing scores and Shipyard entrance exams.

Please call to register 207-439-5896.

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