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Maine Adult Education

Business & Skills Training

Achieve Your Goals


with Jill Parker, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course explores how to effectively set personal and professional goals and how to create strategies to achieve those goals. We explore the difference between idea and execution and participants learn tools to stay on track through smart objectives and accountability.

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with Lori Ireland, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn the truth about our food! Learn how it can help obesity, reverse some chronic diseases, help provide more energy, and enhance your mental clarity. 

Location: MBC Room 121 

Fee: $20 

Material Fee: $10 to be paid to instructor 

CPR/AED/Standard First Aid


with Andrew Eckman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches participants to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as cardiac and respiratory emergencies; head, neck, and back injuries; concussion; shock; choking; stroke; seizures; anaphylactic shock (including use of Epi-PenⒷ); burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, diabetic emergencies, and heat and cold emergencies. This program teaches participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

Maine Driving Dynamics


with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Maine Driving Dynamics course is a driver improvement course that is aimed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. Our goal is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes.

A student who completes the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. It may take up to 2 weeks for processing.

Questions regarding your license should be addressed to Bureau of Motor Vehicles at 207-624-9000.




with Arend Thibodeau, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You will need to bring a DSLR with a flash (on camera is fine) to class for this exciting workshop in portraiture.

We will explore studio lighting, and the various methods of setting up lighting scenarios. There will be strobes and flash units available and the class will fully participate in making their own portraits. Enter the exciting world of portraiture and learn to take your own family portraits, senior pictures or even capture images of your beloved family pet.


Suicide Awareness and Prevention Workshop


with Walter Boomsma, MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm

This class is in conjunction with the Substitute Teaching class and is required for substiutes (recent law LD609), but open to anyone.  You will receive basic suicide prevention education.  It is designed to raise awareness about suicide risk factors and warning signs.

Overpaying or Under Insured-Guide to Finding the Right Mix of Commercial Insurance: Small Business Academy-Managing Business Operations & Keeping it Running Series


with Kevin Foster, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

So many business people know insurance is important, but don’t know how to shop around.  Learn about why it’s important to have insurance, no matter how small your business and how to compare different types of coverages, companies, options and explore Liability, versus Commercial Property and Automotive, Workers Comp and more. There will be some hands-on work comparing options, so you can learn how to read, interpret and choose just the right policies at the right price for your business. 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

CASAS 4/8/20 4 PM


with Lisa Merlin, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Apr 8, 2020 at 4 pm

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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