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Lubec - College Transitions

Free

with Lee Rose, Washington County Adult Education

Calendar May 25, 2020 at 12:30 pm

This class will cover Math, English reading and writing, study skills, college life, digital literacy, and career advising. 

 

Academic Lab

Free

with Todd Narramore, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2020

This academic lab can help prepare you for the HiSET, Accuplacer, 

pre-employment tests, computer skills for students enrolled in academic prep or work place skills and more.

Free to students enrolled in academic classes with Adult Ed.  

HiSET Preparation

Free

with Kevin Stack, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2020

Enroll anytime! Call 207-439-5896 for details.

Prepare to take the HISET (High School Equivalency Exams).

Official exam testing is free to Maine residents.

Will run

Meet with a Career Advisor

Free

with Adult Education, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2020

Meet with a Career Advisor virtually or by phone to discuss next steps in your individual education or career plan.  Learn about classes, certifications, and resources to help achieve your goals. 

The virtual meeting with Adult Ed. is one-on-one and can also be scheduled for a time that will work for you.

Online Career Interest and Exploratory Assessments

Free

with Adult Education, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2020

Online Career Interest and Exploratory Assessments:

After you register you will receive log-in information to access the World of Work Inventory then meet via phone or video conference with an adult education staff member to help interpret your career report and recommend solid career matches.

Work on this online Inventory at a time that is convenient for you. The virtual meeting with Adult Ed. is one-on-one and can also be scheduled for a time that will work for you.

Chemistry with Lab (Online)
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Chemistry with Lab (Online)

$29

with Marti Dayton, Ellsworth Adult Education

This course provides students with an introduction to the major theories and concepts in chemistry. This science will be explored through lectures, lab activities, projects and research. Math skills needed to perform necessary calculations will also be reviewed. By the end of this course, students will have gained a true understanding of the composition of matter, how matter is categorized, how matter interacts, the Atomic Theory throughout history, the signs and causes of chemical reactions, and the properties and structure of matter. Furthermore, this course will allow students to improve upon their problem-solving skills and gain a true and deeper understanding of why they are seeing what they are seeing and just how much chemistry is used in everyday life. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). NOTE: No class 7/7/2020 & 7/9/2020

College Prep English

Free

with Shila Cook, Gorham Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2020

Headed off to college, but feeling a little uncertain of your writing skills?  Do you feel like you might be an okay reader but aren’t great at reading with purpose? Whether you’re looking to maintain the skills you had in high school, or you are looking to grow as a writer and/or reader, this virtual course is for you. We will be focusing on dissecting a writing prompt,  reading short stories, articles, and scholarly articles with purpose and synthesizing the information from the reading into strong essays. 

Topics include: development and support of a position, critical thinking, reading with purpose, synthesizing information

When: This course will begin Wednesday June 29th and will conclude Wednesday August 12th  (8 weeks) 4:00-5:15 

Materials needed: Access to a computer with wifi

Interested students should contact Shila

at shila.cook@gorhamschools.org.

 

College Success Seminar
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College Success Seminar

Free

with Shila Cook, Gorham Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2020

In this college preparation class, you will get the feeling that you are in an actual online college course. With an online discussion forum, recorded lectures, weekly writings, and all digital materials the course will feel very similar to the common forums used by colleges and universities. This gives student’s the ability to practice and hone their online discussion skills in a supportive environment. The topics covered in this course will also work to prep students for their post-secondary adventures! The first and last class will be in person, with the other weeks being completely online. 

Topics include: career pathways, financial literacy, academic readiness, goal setting, study skills, and where college students go wrong! 

When: This course will begin Wednesday June 29th  and will conclude Wednesday August 12th (8 weeks)

Materials needed: Access to a computer with wifi

Will receive 1 college credits through CMCC or SMCC with the successful completion of this course (the equivalent to taking your First Year Seminar). 

Interested students should email shila.cook@gorhamschools.org





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