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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.

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. 

College Prep & Career Planning

Free

with Lee Rose, Washington County Adult Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

In career Advising and Exploration, we'll help you find a job and career ideally suited to your skills, needs, expectations, and desires. Using a variety of onlines sources, we'll conduct surveys and participate in activites that will teach you to know how to search for a job, apply for it, ace the interview, and to succeed once you've landed it. 

Dedicated office hours: Tuesdays, 5:00pm-7:00pm. Open office hours by appointment for one-on-one help and instruction via telephone or oneline conference (Zoom).

Contact: Lee Rose 207-370-4345 or email lee.rose@aetc.us

Orientation

Free

with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

Future students meet with our intake person and learn what can be accomplished at Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education. 

Is HiSET a good fit or is an adult education diploma a better option?  

What career path is a good fit? 

Math and reading assessments are done to meet the student at their level of learning.  Students get to know the instructors and formulate a schedule that works best for them. 

Orientation is offered by appointment. Call today (897-6406). 

 

Algebra Skills for College -- ONLINE

$10

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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021

Are you preparing to take a college algebra course? Avoid taking developmental algebra at the college level. In this Algebra course, you will develop a basic understanding of how to use algebraic terms and equations in solving problems.

Note: This class will be offered virtually through a combination of email, texting, Zoom, and/or online learning. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.

Number Skills for College - Online

$10

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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021

Note: This class will be offered virtually through a combination of email, texting, Zoom, and/or online learning. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.

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.

 

Reading Skills for College

$10

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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 at 9 am

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 Jan 12, 2021 at 12 pm

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.

 





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