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Success in College

$49

with Cathy Giuffre-Renaud, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021

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. This 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. The start date of this class is determined by student need.

Instructor: Cathy Giuffre-Renaud  
Days and Times: TBD 
Location: Online  
Fee: $49 

Tutoring for Credential Testing

Free

with RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021

Need help studying for a credential or entrance exam, such as the ASVAB or Praxis? Looking for help while trying to take another known test? Let us help you!

College Success Class
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College Success Class

Free

with Sue Brennan, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 52 weeks

You can succeed in college! If you are an adult with a diploma, or a high school senior on track to graduate, the College Success Class is for you! In partnership with UMA, KVCC, CMCC and Winthrop Adult & Community Education you can earn free college credit.

In this class you will:

  • Explore careers of interest to you
  • Investigate colleges
  • Learn about financial aid
  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Search out scholarship opportunities
  • Learn how to streamline studying and test taking
  • Get organized for success I
  • nvestigate research strategies
  • Use online discussion boards
  • Navigate learning management systems (LMS)

It’s free and it’s time. Attend this course in person or remotely from the comfort of your own home.

Open enrollment, call our office to schedule an enrollment appointment. 

Environmental Science w/ Lab
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Environmental Science w/ Lab

Free

with Debbie Avalon-King, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 14 weeks

This course introduces students to Interactions between the Environment and Society; The Dynamics of Earth Systems &, Ecology; Population Dynamics and the Importance of Biodiversity; as well as Conservation of our Water, Air, Land and Agricultural systems.  Students will also examine Mineral and Energy Resources, and Our Health and Future as it is related to Environmental Concerns.  To earn the adult education credits, students will complete virtual (online only) assignments that require a minimum of 4.5 hours homework per week; plus a one-hour Online class meeting each week (Thursday); as well as Lab Assignments that are adapted for independent completion at home.    

High School Biology College Prep Class
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High School Biology College Prep Class

Free

with Debbie Avalon-King, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This is a virtual (online) class with the instructor one hour per week.  It prepares students for acceptance into a college health career program and also for credits towards the adult education high school diploma.  You will learn the basics of cell biology and how that relates to human body systems. You will also gain a basic understanding of the Environmental Biology systems we live in and their potential impacts on our health. Students will also gain research, observation and laboratory skills that will prepare them to transition into college level coursework. Students are required to study at least 4.5 hours per week to earn the credits.

Pre-College Math

$49

with Erin Beal, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 7, 2021 at 5 pm

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. This class is a hybrid model of in-person and remote as needed. No classes 2/18 and 4/22. 

Instructor: Erin Beal 
Thursdays, 1/7 - 5/27, 5 – 8 PM   
Location:  WRAE Learning Center/Online 
Fee: $49 

Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5

with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

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.

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CASAS Assessment

$5

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

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. 





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