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Maine Adult Education

Business & Skills Training

Open Computer Learning Lab


with Tara Hannan Kent Pelkey, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 at 5 pm

Do you struggle with technology? Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it anywhere you can go online. Thanks to a generous donation by OTelCo we are able to offer this on-going open lab time at no cost.

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with Jessica Tunks, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

$850 – includes textbook & National Certification exam.

This course prepares students to obtain patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection for testing purposes. Classroom instruction will include medical terminology, blood collection procedures, skills instruction will include specimen hands-on practice and techniques to perform venipuncture methods.

The course requires students to have a specific amount of venipuncture and skin punctures to meet skills requirements prior to taking the National Certification exam.

Instructor – Jessica Tunks. Tues & Thurs January 21, 2020. Deadline for applications and supporting required documentation is January 15.  

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
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Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)


with Chris Michaud, Biddeford Adult Education

Learn the fundamentals of computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD. Learn how to draft at an entry level using the AutoCAD program to draw technical drawings in the architectural, mechanical, land development, or engineering field. The course material will be presented in a series of brief hands-on demonstrations which will teach you the basics of AutoCAD and will be tailored to each student depending on individual interests. The student will be provided weekly exercises in class and work individually or in groups on a final drawing assignment at the end of the course. A working knowledge of personal computers is mandatory in order to take this class.
Life Design for Me - NEW!
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Life Design for Me - NEW!


with Ellen Miller, Maranacook Adult Education

The goal of this class is to bring people together to explore their future potential. This class will introduce students to design based career and life planning. Structured activities will aid in identification of personal strengths and values, mapping of life aspirations and creation of a five year life plan. Registration fee includes $20 fee for on-line strengths assessment.

Instructor:  Ellen Miller

4  Tuesdays, 6-8 pm

Begins: Jan 21, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $145

Welding, Basic (Tues)
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Welding, Basic (Tues)


with Mike Lambert, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

A skillful welder is an asset to any company! Join the class to learn basics or gain additional skills in the art of welding. Focus on TIG & MIG.

Topics covered:

  • Materials used in welding process
  • How to operate welding equipment
  • Operation of welding equipment in the flat and horizontal positions
  • Safety practices

Students should wear jeans, long sleeve shirts, steel toe boots and bring welding gloves, and safety glasses to class. It is recommended that students bring a welding helmet (auto darkening).

Chinese Calligraphy


with Xiao Han Libby, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Chinese calligraphy is the art of writing Chinese characters using a brush and black ink on rice paper. It has developed over many centuries in China. Students nee to bring a Chinese calligraphy brush, rice paper and sumi ink form 100 Aker Wood.

TechHire Information & Application


with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 , runs for 15 weeks

Are you a Maine youth looking to begin a rewarding career in IT as a help desk professional/computer technician? Topics covered include: troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges, support basic IT infrastructure and networking, and demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support Professionals. Individuals will come away with two industry certifications: IC3 & CompTIA A+.

Register now for this information and application day!

If you have any questions, please contact Deb Bomaster, TechHire Navigator from Workforce Solutions at 207-210-4575 or email:

Email Basics


with Chris O'Donnell, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Everyone asks for your email address these days! Do you need help navigating the whole email process? In this class, you will create an email address for yourself and learn the basics of sending and receiving messages. Practice opening, replying to and forwarding email so you can communicate with friends, family and professionals.  Wednesdays, January 22 - February 12 from 10-11:30am.  Registration: 4-week session $40.

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