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Reading Skills for College

$10

with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

Effective reading comprehension is essential to success at the college level. This course is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and the ability to engage in critical analysis. An emphasis is placed on developing vocabulary and improving reading speed. Assignments introduce students to college level textbooks, outlining strategies, and critical researching skills.

Number Skills for College

$10

with Stephanie McChord, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course will prepare students for Algebra I and/or entry-level college math. Whether you need a refresher before registering for your first college math course or need to improve your scores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course helpful. There will be a review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other essential math skills. Word problems and the language of math will be explored.

 

Writing Skills for College

$10

with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course will cover the grammar and writing skills that are required for success in college level courses. If you feel that you simply need a brush-up before attending college or need to improve your secores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course practical and useful.

 

Career Pathways & Technology for Your Future (Tuesday)

Free

with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

This course is designed to build a tool kit for success. You will learn skills to become a confident learner and improve computer skills. If you're planning on continuing your education, you'll research options and complete financial aid forms. If you're seeking work, you'll do a job search, write a resume, fill out job applications, and prepare for interviews. Several technology workshops may be facilitated on the topics of Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Drive and Applications, managing files and folders, cloud storage, web-based learning, and more. Whether you are continuing your education or want to get organized to find and keep rewarding work, this course is for you. Ongoing Enrollment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110 or adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to make an appointment.

CASAS Assessment

$5

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Jan 8, 2020

Spruce Mountain Adult Education offers both paper-and-pencil and computer-delivered assessments.  A $5 fee will be charged for testing.  If a student enrolls in our program, the fee will be waived. 

Call today for an appointment. 

Registration - HiSET, Diploma, College Transitions and Adult Basic Education

Free

with Christa Galipeau, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 15, 2020 at 9 am

This is where your future begins!  Whether you are looking to complete your high school education (diploma or HiSET) or want to brush off skills for college, this is the first step.  During this scheduled one-on-one meeting, we will walk you through all the registration paperwork, set your personalized schedule and give a clear picture of how our program works and what you can expect.   You will also complete our CASAS intake testing to give us an idea of where you are academically and give us a starting point to set you on your path to a new future. Please plan on the process taking at least 2 hours.  You may bring a parent, spouse or friend with you.

New student registrations are scheduled on Wednesdays at 6:00pm or Fridays at 9:00am. If these times are not an option for you, please call our office to discuss further options.

Please bring your Social Security Number and any past transcripts you may have.  

You will receive a phone call from our office to confirm your registration and to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to working with you!

If you have questions, please call 764-4776.

 

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Success in College
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Success in College

$49

with Cathy Giuffre-Renaud, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 16 weeks

This course introduces students to the college environment and provides opportunities to strengthen the academic skills necessary for success at the college level. Students will explore the learning process, learning styles, and student development theory. The course will help students understand and successfully manage, through readings, writings, and activities, some of their life and career transitions. This class may provide high school completion credit in English and one required college graduation credit at Southern Maine and Central Maine Colleges.

Instructor: Cathy Giuffre-Renaud
Tuesdays, 1/21 - 5/19, 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center
Fee: $49

Pre-College Math
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Pre-College Math

$49

with Marco Passini, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Our pre-college math class is designed for students who want to brush up on their math skills or seek to boost their Accuplacer scores for college entry. This course will review basic math, including factoring, fractions, percentages, and word problems, as well as elementary algebra concepts in a supportive environment. Students will have time for practicing skills and asking questions.

Instructor: Marco Passini
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1/7 - 5/28, 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Location: Windham High School - Room 129
Fee: $49





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