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College and Career Readiness

Free

with ACE Staff, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Develop academic and soft skills for college and career success.  Class includes, but is not limited to:  Study Skills, Financial Aid, Time Management, Personal Finances, Career Explorations, English, Math, and Biology.

College and Career Readiness Program
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College and Career Readiness Program

Free

with ACE Staff, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Are you preparing for college, training, making a career step and need to take a course or to receive a bit of tutoring to be ready for your next step?  Any high school course can be taken as a credit or non-credit (your choice) to assist you in reaching your goals.  We also provide course specific tutoring, Accuplacer adn ASVAB preparation, College and Career Readiness courses, Healthcare pre-requisites and preaparation, and Digital Literacy, Career Exploration, English, Math, Anatomy and Physiology, and Biology are all just a sample of the assistance we can provide.  We accept enrollments year round and have onsite, blended, and distance learning options to fit your schedule.  Most of our College and Career Readiness courses are free or of very low cost.  Many of the individual courses and workshops are listed with expanded descriptions on our website at www.rsu25.maineadulted.org and we will also work with you to design your own individual learning plan.  Contact us to make an appointment with our friendly, knowledgeable staff and get started today!!

College Planning for Adults
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College Planning for Adults

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with David Morrill, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

College Transition Coordinator David Morrill is happy to assist you with a plan to attend college. To schedule a time to meet, David Morrill may be reached directly at morrilda@spsdme.org or 207-553-3811. If you need any other assistance contact Adult Education Director Joan Tremberth  730-5045 or jtremberth@scarboroughschools.org or TEXT 731-8294.

How we can help: 

If you are an adult with a high school credential we will help develop a plan to prepare you for the Comunity College or University system, including:  

• Classes in computer, skills, reading & writing and Mathematics to improve essential academic skills

• Skills assessment and testing

• Academic, Career and Financial Aid Advising

 

College Success Seminar
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College Success Seminar

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with Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Explore the college learning process, discover your individual learning style, practice test-taking skills, time management and study skills! This college level course is equivalent to ACSS 104 at SMCC. Attendance and completion of the class with a grade of 80% or higher earns you 3 CREDITS as a matriculated student.

This class is available at several Hub Area programs, i.e.  PAE, Bonny Eagle, Gorham, Windham; and you will be able to talk with an adult education professional at the SMCC Campus starting Spring Semester 2020 

Go to: maineadulted.org

College Transitions Program
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College Transitions Program

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with Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education

This preparatory course is designed to meet the needs of students who would like to explore the idea of attending college or need to brush up on writing, math and/or science in preparation for enrolling in college. The program of study  includes career planning, academic preparation, financial aid assistance, college planning and

ACCUPLACER testing. We work in partnership with community colleges and the university system to offer high-quality, cost-effective and accessible pathways to post-secondary education for adults. This program is free to eligible participants.

College Transitions Reading and Composition I & II (*min prerequisite EFL 4 reading) In this course learners gain an awareness of the importance of purpose, audience, and subject when approaching writing.  Narrative strategies are explored.  The course gives learners the opportunity to read and write in a variety of forms - narrative, expository, creative, and argumentative.  Learners gain mastery in the process of drafting, revising, editing, and polishing a piece of work.  In developing sophisticated reading and writing skills, learners explore and describe how language works. They learn to observe and analyze the words, patterns and structures that create subtle effects of language.  They learn to synthesize material from diverse sources and to document formal MLA research papers.   

College Transitions Arithmetic and Algebra: (*min prerequisite EFL 4 Math)

This course is designed to refresh advanced computation skills with emphasis on fractions, word problems and elementary algebra skills to better prepare for the ACCUPLACER placement exam. The algebra portion will review topics, such as: operations with integers and rational numbers; algebraic expressions; solving equations; algebraic fractions; polynomials; factoring and quadratic equations.

Additional on-line practice exercises and instruction are required.

College Success Course:  (*min prerequisite EFL 4 Reading)

Students will gain an understanding of the college student experience. The class includes interactive exercises and assignments and in-class discussions covering a  variety of topics - transitioning to college life, goal setting, study skills, time management, campus resources and information literacy. The ultimate purpose of the course is to provide an opportunity for students to learn and adopt strategies to be successful in college and beyond.

 

Digital Literacy for Work and College

Free

with Tina Monreal, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Digital Literacy is a series of instructor led courses to improve an individual's ability to perform basic computer skills.  Course includes, but is not limited to, Basic Computers Skills, Internet, Windows, Mac OSX, Email, Word, Social Media, Excel, PowerPoint, and Informational Literacy.  Testing for a certificate is free and available to those who need to assess their skills.

ELA for College and Career

Free

with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Develop reading, writing, and research skills for college and career success.  Topics covered may include punctuation, grammar, use of language, elements of fiction and non-fiction, research skills and strategies.  Ongoing.

Financial Aid
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Financial Aid

Free

with Rhonda Jacobson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Come learn about grants, scholarships and resources available to help you plan and pay for college. Call us today to learn more about financial aid options.

Call 627-4291 for more information





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