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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.

College Preparation

$50

with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2020 at 9 am

For high school graduates who plan to enter college or vocational training programs, we offer flexible classes required to meet pre-requisites and to brush up on specific skills.  Increase your confidence! Please call 345-3217 or email rsu16adulted@rsu16.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Need more general preparation for the entire college experience?  Please check out our no-cost 14-week College Transitions class.

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.

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.

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

$495

with Scott Follett, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020

Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. Our Green Belt training teaches participants problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, participants are strongly encouraged to have a project during the course.

3 one-month courses

Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt 

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt 

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE! $495 for all three courses & certificate

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers - Certificate
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Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers - Certificate

$495

with Sharon deFonteny, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Find out what you need to know about cash. Then acquire advanced financial information that drives your organization and see how business reports are assessed and analyzed. Come away with the knowledge to help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance.

3 one-month courses

Accounting and Finance

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Cash is King March

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Financial Analysis and Planning

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE!    $495 for all three courses & certificate

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

Behavioral Health Professional Training

$25

with Jeff Carpenter, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020

START ANYTIME!!

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.

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!

As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

We are excited to connect our community with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a wait list 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 two 4-hour live sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. 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.

The administration fee of $25 is waived for existing SAD1 Adult & Community Education students.

See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information.

Computer Technician Training application

Free

with Lyn Warne, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

Our partners at Eastern Aroostook Adult Education are providing great training for the tech field!

Receive short term training focused on digital literacy and work readiness skills to prepare you for a career pathway in Information Technology (IT). IC3 Digital Literacy, CompTIA A+ & WorkReady credentials available. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details.  You can submit your information anytime, but this program does have specific start dates throughout the year.





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