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Reading Skills for College

$10

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

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

Effective reading comprehension is essential to success at the college level and to advance in one’s career. This course is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and 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.

Class will continue remotely if in-person instruction is not possible.

Writing Skills for College

$10

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

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Class will continue remotely if in-person instruction is not possible.

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.

 

Academic Lab

Free

with Todd Narramore, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

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 Tony Squillacioti, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

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.

CASAS Assessment

$5

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 9, 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. 

College Essentials for Student Success: Preparing Yourself for College F20
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College Essentials for Student Success: Preparing Yourself for College F20

Free

with Linda Davis, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

This course, designed with University of Maine at Augusta and Kennebec Valley Community College, will assist students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. The class will cover topics such as college applications, FAFSA and financial aid, study skills, time management, and more in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere. The class will be offered in three modules. Students may take one or all three modules. If all three modules are completed successfully students may be eligible for college credits and/or scholarship opportunities. (3 UMA credits/1 KVCC credit) No class Oct. 12. Module 1: Preparing Yourself For College: • Time Management • Learning Style • Career Exploration • Money Management • Stress Management Mondays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Sept. 14 - Oct. 5 (4 sessions) Module 2: Preparing Applications and Financial Aid Forms: • Selecting a College • Financial Aid Information • College Applications • Choosing Classes • College Tours Mondays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Oct. 19 - Nov. 9 (4 sessions) Module 3: Preparing for Success - How to Study • Selecting Textbook • Note Taking Hints • Presentation Guidelines • Acceptable Citations • Exam Techniques

College Transitions English
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College Transitions English

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with Jessica Smith, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 9 am

Have your high school diploma or HiSET® but aren’t quite ready for college level English?  Does your college/university want you to pay for foundation level classes that won’t provide you with any credit towards your degree? CT is perfect for you!  You will be prepared for college level English at no cost.

This course is designed to help students build a foundation for college reading and writing skills.  The reading, sentence skills, and essay sections of the Accuplacer (college placement test) will be taught through use of literary text, various writing prompts and class discussions. Khan Academy, IXL and study.com are among the online platforms that will also be used.

Students can come to the SAD1 Adult & Community Education office and access this live class via ZOOM.

Students join this class at anytime during the academic year! Register ONLINE today or call 207-764-4776 to discuss your next steps!

 

Maine College & Career Access Program
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Maine College & Career Access Program

Free

with Instructor TBA, Gorham Adult Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 40 weeks
The Maine College & Career Access Program (MCCA) is a comprehensive program leading to enrollment and success in a post-secondary education or vocational program. Our program provides career and college advising, help with college and financial aid application, time management and study skills. Accuplacer testing and refresher course in Basic Math, Algebra and college level reading and writing are available. We offer: *Accuplacer Testing *Remedial math and reading courses If your Accuplacer scores show that you need to take a remedial course, take it at Gorham Adult Education. You will save travel time and lots of money taking them in your own community. *Help with applications and financial aid forms *Career Advising




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