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Microsoft Excel Certificate
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Microsoft Excel Certificate

$495

with UGot Class, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 10, 2021

A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world.

Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks. Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Identify different types of data and how data can be best visually represented or formatted, by using different data tool techniques. Finally, you’ll learn a variety of Excel’s most powerful features to analyze data quickly and easily.

This Certificate will help you discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence.

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Social Media for Business Certificate
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Social Media for Business Certificate

$495

with UGot Class, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 10, 2021

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients.  For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization. 

Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.

Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.

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Behavior Health Professional Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Aug 11, 2021

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Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great!

We are excited to connect our adult education community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. This online training is Free. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. 

The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules then 3, 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 

Once the modules are completed, participants that do not already possess CPR certification will be required to complete either in-person or blended Child & Adult CPR/FA training. Grant funding will cover the cost of the training (up to $100). Woodford’s offers several training times per month at our Westbrook location. 

The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

Linda Greer, the Director of Marshwood and Kittery Adult Education will advise and support students on their training journey. Linda has expertise in the BHP field.

Registration Fee: $25

Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5

with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Aug 16, 2021

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.

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Introduction to Hospitality (Customer Service 101)

$100

with Marie Hanson, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 30, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This survey of the hospitality industry will cover history, current practices in customer service, future of the industry, restaurant/food service operations, hotel/motel management, travel/tourism, managing in the service industry, operations management and personnel leadership.

This 3 credit Husson University course is available to adults who enroll in SAD 1 Adult Education for only $100. Adult may take up to 2 Husson courses (6 credits) at this cost!

High school Juniors and Seniors may be eligable to take this course at NO COST through Hussn's ECAP program. More information can be found here: https://www.husson.edu/admissions/undergraduate-professional-admissions/advanced-credit-program/ecap/ 

 

 

Small Business Management (BA 440)

$100

with Marie Hanson, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 31, 2021 at 8 am, runs for 15 weeks

This Husson Univeristy course supplies prospective and current small business managers with the essential concepts of starting and operating small businesses. Topics covered include: environment and management of small business enterprise, problems in starting small businesses, financial and administrative control, and management of business operations. Students will share their own experiences in small businesses (new or future plans) with their fellow students.

This 3 credit Husson University course is available to adults who enroll in SAD 1 Adult Education for only $100. Adult may take up to 2 Husson courses (6 credits) at this cost!

High school Juniors and Seniors may be eligable to take this course at NO COST through Hussn's ECAP program. More information can be found here: https://www.husson.edu/admissions/undergraduate-professional-admissions/advanced-credit-program/ecap/ 

 

Business Presentations (BA 300)

$100

with Jason Parent, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 31, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Communication is a vital function of any business. Managers at all levels must be able to communicate effectively to advance their career and ensure the success of their organization. This course will give students a working knowledge of how to create, brief, and present information across the organizational communications spectrum. Students will learn how to think critically and apply problem solving skills across a variety of historical and contemporary business topics. Students will learn how to collect, analyze, synthesize, and present information in a professional manner to assorted audiences in different venues. The foundational skill set developed in this course is the ability for students to articulate their ideas in a professional manner within a variety of business settings.

This 3 credit Husson University course is available to adults who enroll in SAD 1 Adult Education for only $100. Adult may take up to 2 Husson courses (6 credits) at this cost!

High school Juniors and Seniors may be eligable to take this course at NO COST through Husson's ECAP program. More information can be found here: https://www.husson.edu/admissions/undergraduate-professional-admissions/advanced-credit-program/ecap/ 

 

 

 

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions
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Achieving Top Search Engine Positions

$115

with Chris Minnick, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2021

The vast majority of Web traffic comes from search engines. That means the most important thing you can do to increase your website's traffic is to improve its search engine ranking. To do that, you have to understand both the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO).

In this course, you'll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website's visibility. By the end of the course, you'll have mastered proven, step-by-step SEO strategies that you can implement right away.

Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks, $115

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