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with Jean Philpot, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies.
Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this semester the class will be reduced to one day per week.
Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.
Number Skills for College - Online
with Stephanie McChord, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
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
with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
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.
Open Computer time
with Carol Davis, RSU#12 Adult Education
A Survey of the Old Testament
with Diane Poulin, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Class will be held online using ZOOM.
Are you interested in some stimulating conversation? Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible? Come join us as we will delve into the Old Testament!
In this six-week course, participants will explore parts of the Old Testament, also known as the first convenant. The class includes an introduction to the books in the Old Testament, the Ten Commandments, the major and minor prophents, and several major historical events. We will also examine a few well-known Bible stories and learn more about the prophets involved.
At the end of the course, students will walk away with a basic knowledge of the Old Testament without being steered into a specific denomination.
To eliminate confusion about translations, the King Jame Bible is the translation that will be used in this course.
No Class on April 20, 2021
Beginners Hatha Yoga - Session Two
with Gabrielle Hunter, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Class will be held online using ZOOM.
This is a gentle beginners’ yoga class focusing on body alignment, breathing techniques, balance and strengthening in a slow paced and open environment. Class will end with introduction and exploration of relaxation and meditation techniques with time to experience how your yoga practice is evolving. If you have any special physical issues, chronic pain or injury, please contact the instructor before the first day of class to go over health concerns, safety and any props you may need to help you experience the best class possible.
Please have available a yoga mat, 2 blocks if you have them, 1 yoga strap, 1 blanket.
with ELYSE RUDNER, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education
The new yoga stream will be six weeks and each class will repeat the sequence of postures so that students have an opportunity to fine-tune each posture-flow-transition and learn the sequence to practice on one’s own, if desired. The instructor will offer modifications to make the practice accessible to a wide range of abilities. We will end each class with a blissful relaxation/savasana. Be ready to push your edge and develop confidence in your ability to move, grow, stretch and breathe to your heart’s content.
No class on 4/19/2021.
Students will need a yoga mat. Yoga blocks 3"x6"x9" suggested, but not required.