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Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.
with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Emergency management is a critical and expanding field; climate change has increased the extent and frequency of natural disasters, and terrorism is a growing threat. Therefore, emergency managers play an increasingly vital role across the whole community and all levels of government. This course is designed for learners who are studying emergency management for the first time, preparing for a new career or job role in emergency management, or seeking to refresh their knowledge of foundational concepts.
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with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education
We believe that incorporating fresh and innovative topics into our classes not only keeps our students engaged and motivated, but also enhances their learning experience. It is vital for us to constantly adapt and evolve our teaching methods to meet the changing needs and interests of our students. Please tell us your idea for a new class!
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with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education
Are you passionate about education and looking for a rewarding teaching opportunity? Look no further than York Adult Education! With a long-standing reputation for excellence, York Adult Education provides a dynamic and supportive environment for both students and educators alike. Whether you are an experienced teacher, just starting your teaching career, or never taught before, joining our team will give you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of adult learners.
Reading Skills for College - ONLINE
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.
Remote instruction by appointment on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.
Number Skills for College - In Person & Online
with January Hapworth, 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.
KNITTING WITH THE “KNOTTY KNITTERS”
with Sue Moulton, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
The “Knotty Knitters” is a group of fiber enthusiasts with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. The members would like to invite new individuals to join. If you’re a novice, instructional support can be arranged. If you’re a pro, this is an opportunity to pass along your knowledge. This group meets year-round except for major holidays. Ongoing. Join anytime!
Lace up your sneakers, grab your music and a friend, and come on inside for some walking fun! Don't be a couch potato this winter. The Mount View complex has been mapped out for community members to get some excersise! Add a spin around the track for some added fresh air! Pre-registration is required and there will be an orientation the first night.
Fall Indoor Walking
Are you looking for an opportunity to walk in a dry, safe, well-lit place? The hallways of Skowhegan Area High School are available from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and are a good place to walk this fall.
· You must register with Skowhegan Area Adult Education and sign in and out every time you attend. A roster will be available at the adult education office.
· Please respect the facility by changing into a clean and appropriate pair of indoor walking shoes.
· Please stay in the areas designated for walking.
· Please walk, not run.
· Listen for school cancellation announcements – if day school is cancelled, there will be no walking.
· No walking on holidays or during school vacations.
· If you have a medical condition or have not seen a health care provider in the past year, we strongly recommend that you do so before increasing your physical activity.
· A person choosing to be involved in this walking program does so at his or her own risk.
Monday through Thursday 9/18/23 – 12/14/23
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.