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Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5

with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Aug 31, 2020

Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program.  She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center.  She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years.  During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.

Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center.  The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.

This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.

Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

 

It is safe to say that the vast majority of iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features available to them. In this course, students will learn to use their iPhones to the best possible advantage. Here are some of the critical features we’ll cover: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; using the Control Center; master- ing Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; understanding the apps that come with your iPhone and more.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35 

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Safeguard Your Business
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Safeguard Your Business

$58

with Chris Nolan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

IT computer protocols are necessary to protect your business and customers’ information.  Through a one-one-one session with a certified IT audit director, learn the current rationale, tactics, and techniques required to manage this critical mission.  Contact MCST Adult Education for the detailed list of computer network controls that will be covered. Call the Adult Ed office (596-7752 opt.3) to set up the 2-hour session to suit your mutual schedules.

Beginning Conversational Spanish
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Beginning Conversational Spanish

$290

with LERN® UGot Class, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions.  Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish.

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2Length (in hours): 32

Go to

 http://yougotclass.org/course/index.cfm/Msad11/Beginning-Conversational-Spanish

 to REGISTER ONLINE today!

Bookkeeping Certificate ONLINE

$495

with Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.

No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

Digital Marketing Certificate
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Digital Marketing Certificate

$495

with Dan Belhassen Susan Hurrell, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020

Get the keys to digital marketing success, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No digital marketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your

toughest questions.

3 one-month courses

Online instructor-led

Improving Email Promotions

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Boosting Your Web Site Traffic

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Online Advertising

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE! 48 hours    $495 for all three courses & certificate

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.

Mastering Video Marketing Certificate ONLINE

$395

with UGot Class Online, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also leads to an emotion ‘trigger’ that plain text cannot do.

Project Management Certificate
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Project Management Certificate

$495

with Andy Stanhope, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020

Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancellation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.

3 one-month courses

Online instructor-led

Introduction to Project Management

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Project Management Project Processes

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Project Management Knowledge Areas

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE! 48 hours    $495 for all three courses & certificate

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.





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