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Certified Welding & Metal Fabrication


with Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This class will be held onsite, face-to-face.

American Welding Society certification exam in select structural and pipe, to include Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

Course fee includes PPE and certification exam.

Super Sub Seminar


with Sharon Sperry, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Have you ever considered becoming a substitute teacher? Want to feel like you make a difference? Need a little extra income? Then come learn how to be the kind of substitute teacher you wish you’d had in school! Acquire effective classroom management techniques, develop a repertoire of essential activities for use on the fly (when sub plans go missing), familiarize yourself with the processes and paperwork of subbing, and master the skills that will help you to ensure a safe and engaging learning environment for students. Teacher certification is not required for many Maine school systems.

Excel 2016 - Basics - Oct.


with Teresa Johnson, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Widely used in office settings, knowledge of Excel 2016 will enhance employment possibilities. This M.O.S. Certification course teaches the basic setup and use of spreadsheets to new users, or can be taken by Excel users wishing to refresh their skills. Included are editing and formatting of cells and the use of basic formulas.  Jump in if you have confidence using the computer; an eBook will be followed by all.  This class will be presented via Zoom, if necessary. Call the Adult Ed office for info on the eBook and eLab costs from Labyrinth. If you're enrolling, be sure to complete the following form:

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Working Remotely: Video Conferencing A to Zoom!


with Mark Arnold, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Online class: This course will provide practical learning for those working from home. A variety of topics and tools will be covered, with specific focus on how to use and optimize your use of video-conferencing technology, (e.g., Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Skype, WebEx, Zoom).

Simple Graphic Design for Your Business


with Jillian Taylor, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 8, 2020 at 10 am

This class is offered online using Zoom.  To get the most out of this workshop, we recommend you use a laptop or a desktop.

Wondering how to make your website more dynamic?  Explore creating exceptional visual content using free online tools.

The instructor, Jillian Taylor, owns a marketing and consulting business, and she is the Communications and Outreach Coordinator at Sunrise County Economic Council. 


MTA (Microsoft Technology Associate)


with Lee Fox, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Oct 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

In this instructor-led MTA course, “Microsoft Technology Associate 98-349 Windows Operating System Fundamentals”, any student is able to begin a career pathway in Computer Technology Support. Experienced IT professional, Lee Fox, will instruct and mentor students toward obtaining an industry recognized Microsoft MTA Infrastructure Series certification.  The computer tech skills support Windows 10 desktops and demonstrate student understanding on these topics:  Operating System Configurations, Installing and Upgrading Client Systems, Managing Applications, Managing Files and Folders, Managing Devices, and Operating System Maintenance. Our “bundled for success” Computer Tech course also includes the entire Pearson eCourse for MTA 98-349 online Gmetrix platform with quizzes, practice tests after each lesson module, student progress reporting, and instructor support with IT career mentorship.  

Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) content will include a MeasureUP practice exam and Certiport MTA test voucher (and a retake voucher).  At the end of the course, we will waive associated proctor fees for the test at our CATC Certiport Authorized Test Center for students aiming to earn their MTA Microsoft certificate.  Successful students will receive the MTA Microsoft certificate that never expires, and they will secure an online digital MTA badge that can be shown with pride. The in-class portion of this class will have computers readily available for student use; however, students must have access to a Windows 10 home computer with good internet connectivity for the home study portion of this class.  This course can be presented via Zoom if necessary.  If you're enrolling, please complete the following form:

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Budgeting Basics


with Lisa Sweet, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop, you will learn the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, and how having a sense of your overall financial situation can assist you in the process of building a budget.

Instructor: Lisa Sweet
Thursday, 10/8, 6:30 - 7:30 PM 
Location: Online
Fee: Free

Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Training Course


with Savannah Chadbourne, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This 8-week intensive program will prepare you to successfully take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be assisting the Pharmacist in every aspect of the daily running of the pharmacy: preparing medications, receiving and verifying prescriptions, helping customers, plus many other vital tasks. This is a high growth profession with great salaries and benefits. Due to the accelerated nature of this course, it is recommended that students be able to grasp content and concepts quickly. Because of the ongoing pandemic this course will be a hybrid of teacher created YouTube informational and instructional videos (2 per week) followed by a weekly Zoom virtual class with the instructor for assignment review and Q & A. Student’s with prior medical experience, CNA’s, CRMA’s, or even PCA’s are strongly encouraged to register. High School diploma required. Payment plans available.

Instructor: Savannah Chadbourne, CPhT
Start date: Monday, 10/12, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, via Zoom Meeting
Location: Online
Fee: $ 849 (includes textbook & PTCB Cert test voucher)

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