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21st Century Workforce Certificate Class


with Marie Roberts, RSU #3

Jan 17, 2017 at 4 pm

This certification is in the virtual learning center to be used with individual instructors. As each competency is completed, the student will receive a ‘ticket’ stating what competency has been mastered (at least 80%). After completing the first 6 competencies & received the 6 ‘tickets,’ the student will receive the 21st Century Workforce certificate. Please contact the RSU#3 Adult Education Program for more information and details as to how this certification now works

Adult Education Orientation: May 24


with Region 9 Adult Education

May 24, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Welcome to Adult Education at Region 9! This is a two part Orientation sessions prior to enrollment in our Adult Education programs.  These sessions cover career exploration, growth mindset, computer usage assessment, learning styles, and reading and math assessments that are required by federal and state governments.

Advanced Excel


with UGotClass, Sanford Community Adult Education

Jun 5, 2017

Prepare your worksheets accurately, examine your data for authentication, and then find those answers to your most difficult questions. Learn these required business functions along with the tools required to analyze data efficiently. Save time by protecting your valuable data and know that data is accurate. 


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American Heart Assoc. Heartsaver Infant, Child & Adult CPR/AED


with Casey Holmes, ATC, RSU #3

at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The American Heart Association Heart saver CPR/AED Course is designed to teach CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for victims of all ages to lay rescuers, particularly those who are expected to respond to emergencies in the workplace because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. Course is ideal for any person interested in being trained for response to a sudden cardiac emergency in the home, school, or community.

Knowledge and skills for the use of an Automated External Defibrillator will also be included. Two year AHA Heart saver Certification awarded upon course completion.

Materials: $5 per student to be paid to instructor first night of class. A minimum of 5 students for class to run with a maximum of 8 students.

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Basic Computer Skills Certificate Program


with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Jan 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 22 weeks

More and more jobs require computer skills and some employers require all job seekers to apply online for jobs. Many jobs require employees to know how to use email, search the internet, create documents, and handle other digital literacy tasks. Ellsworth Adult Education has partnered with NorthStar Basic Computer to teach digital literacy skills and document mastery by awarding certificates while also preparing the next steps for your career path. Join this self-paced learning lab to learn basic computer skills.The initial assessment determines the skills and knowledge you need to design a program to meet your own needs. Your adviser will work with you to set up a program. To earn a certificate, each assessment must be taken in a supervised setting. Priority given to High School Completion and Certificate program students. Open to the public on a space available basis.


Basic Life Support (BLS)


with Holly Juilli, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Jun 28, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers: This 6-hr certification course is for Healthcare Professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills. The course covers: adult and pediatric CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and use of bag valve masks, airway obstruction, use of AED, special resuscitation situations, stroke, cardiac arrest, and other cardio emergencies. 

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Beginning Web Design Certificate


with ed2go,, PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Creating Web Pages

Intro to CSS and HTML

Intro to Photoshop

Designing Effective Websites

Each individual online course consists of 12 sessions, delivered twice a week. Each course starts once a month. Register for courses at

Once you have completed all the required courses, contact Hilda Roberts ( for your certificate. 

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