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English Essentials
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English Essentials

Free

with Emily Nash, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2021 at 10 am

If you want to practice strategies for reading and writing in a safe, friendly environment, this is the course for you. 

Reading and writing are complex.  The teacher will share the skills necessary to understand what you read, and to build your vocabulary and your confidence with writing.  Using articles, books, vocabulary exercises and online computer applications, increase your ability to read, write, remember, and feel confident in the world.  This is an in-person class; ongoing enrollment. 

If you're interested in learning more about this offering, register here and we will call you to schedule a phone or in-person meeting with one of our advisors.

Math Review for Adults & Parents
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Math Review for Adults & Parents

$5

with Sue Brennan, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 8 am, runs for 10 weeks

New! MATH REVIEW FOR ADULTS AND PARENTS Instructor:  Sue Brennan

Don’t worry, no one remembers how to perform long division.  In this informative class we will start at the beginning.  Learn how to understand math, not try to memorize it.  If you don’t think you are “good at math,” there are reasons for that which will be explored.  What are the  “unwritten rules of math” that trip us up from the start?  You are better at math than you think, come let Sue prove it to you!  Sorry, at-home work will be assigned to maximize your learning!  Prerequisite:  HS Diploma.  (Need a diploma?  Call us for options)

Fall session:  Arithmetic and Measurement        

Spring Session:  Algebra     Fee:  $5.00

Computer Cafe

$65

with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 27, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 12 weeks

This class is a computer lab designed to offer a space for people to access computer support from an experienced teacher, compassionate volunteers and fellow participants. You will be given instruction, as well as support, in accessing information for learning new skills on your own.

This is a 12-week lab. You purchase a punch card for 6 sessions and you come at a mutually agreeable time. Punch cards can be renewed.  Students enrolled in our academic programs receive a fee waiver for this session.

Unfortunately, you’ll have to bring your own coffee!  

This is an in-person lab; ongoing enrollment. 

No class 10/11/21.

If you're interested in learning more about this offering, register here and we will call you to schedule a phone or in-person meeting with one of our advisors.

 

Zoom Basics One-on-One Tutoring
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Zoom Basics One-on-One Tutoring

$10

with Shenley Neely, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Oct 12, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Schedule with Shenley Neely, our Adult Education Site Assistant, for a one-on-one practice session to learn how to use the Zoom platform. Zoom is the cloud-based video conferencing platform which lets you attend classes virtually and meet with others either by video or audio-only or both. She will help you download the app and explore basic features so you can participate on Zoom with greater confidence. Bring along your laptop (you must know your username/password to access your account, please!), or she can show you the process on one of ours, if preferred. Call 596-7751 x3 to schedule an appointment.

English Language Learning - Intermediate/Advanced

Free

with Robin Lovrien, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Dec 6, 2021 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

English language learners can further improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, fluency, listening, and speaking, and work on reading skills in real world situations. 

You may choose from the following topics: reading, writing, and communication skills for college or the workplace; computer skills (basic computer skills, internet, email, Word, Excel,etc.); resume-writing, job search/applications, and citizenship test prep.  This is an in-person class; ongoing enrollment. 

No class on 5/30/2022; make-up day, if needed, 6/15/2022

If this schedule does not work for you, tutors are available to work with you during daytime and evening hours. 

If you're interested in learning more about this offering, register here and we will call you to schedule a phone or in-person meeting with one of our advisors.

Starting a Business- via Zoom

Free

with Peter Harriman, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Dec 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

After taking this Zoom workshop, you’ll be able to determine if being a business owner is right for you. We’ll go over business planning, market research, and what it takes to actually get started, including licensing, operational, and legal considerations. Come away with information on local, state, and federal resources that will help you run your new business successfully. All registered students will be sent a link to join this online class.

About Peter: Peter has been working for nearly 5 years with the Maine Small Business Development Center. The Small Business Development Center is a free, confidential business advising service found in every state. These services are for new and existing businesses alike and can range from business planning, financial projections, human resources, tax strategies and more. In his time there, Peter has helped over 900 clients access over $10 Million in funding to help start over 75 businesses in Maine.

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Supervision & Management Series

$199

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 15, 2021

Become a more effective manager, whether you are new to the role or a seasoned veteran, by mastering the language of management. Gain the skills necessary to delegate responsibility, solve problems, resolve conflicts, and motivate employees. You will also learn how to understand various personality traits in others.

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management I

If you have recently been promoted to a supervisory or management position or want to learn how to become a more effective manager, this course will help you master the basics of business by learning the language of management.

You will learn how to make a successful transition from employee to manager and you'll learn the skills required to delegate responsibility and motivate your employees. Finally, you will learn how to solve problems and resolve conflicts so you can accomplish your job more effectively.

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II

In this six-week online course, you will learn how to be a more effective manager or supervisor. We will discuss how you can develop your interpersonal skills, by understanding and dealing with the various people issues that arise at work. We are going to show you how you can understand various personality traits--in yourself and in others--and how they impact the ability to get the job done. These traits include emotional intelligence, the need for power, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and more.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

Accuplacer Testing

Free

with Shawn Cola, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2022
2 additional sessions through Mar 7, 2022

The Accuplacer test is a requirement for colleges in this area. Find out if you have what it takes to be placed into a credit bearing math or English class by taking this test. Be sure to note on your registration - math or English.

These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.





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