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21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Program

Free

with William Laney, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 3 pm

The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center. Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $11 per hour, after participating in a no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring class. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.

This is a paid work experience program. Participants will be paid $11 per hour for 20 hours per week for all 10 weeks, if eligible.

Pre-register for Information and Assessment day at 453-4200, ext. 3114 (Fairfield) or 474-7553 (Skowhegan).

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 1

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 1: Focus on Google Mail Learn to organize, save, create, archive, and attach items to email.

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 2

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 2, 2019 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 2: Focus on Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides) Learn to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs/charts, and Powerpoint-type presentations.

Full Course

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 3

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 9, 2019 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 3: Focus on Google Forms and other Google Tools. Learn to create surveys, quizzes, and many other organizational tools.

Academy of Medical Professions: Medical Office Specialist

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Jun 26, 2019

A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional.  The duties that are performed vary not only from office to office but even within the same office.  Medical Administrative Assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others.  In addition, individuals can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, and some are employed by freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers.

 

 

Opportunities for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants are growing because of the constant change within the medical profession and the surge of cross-training, which means that one individual is trained to do a variety of duties.

 

 

Certified Medical Administrative Assistants greet patients as they arrive, obtain basic registration information, assemble patient’s medical records, office accounting, filing, handle all correspondence and scheduling of outpatient procedures, consultations and appointments.  In addition, they must have a basic knowledge of procedure and diagnostic coding, the ability to complete insurance forms and to determine insurance coverage and limitations for the patient.

 

 

This certification program will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant.  You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Examination and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) through the National Health career Association.

 

Accuplacer Testing

Free

with Soni Reese, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Feb 1, 2019

The assessment test of choice for colleges in this area is the Accuplacer. Find out if you have what it takes to be placed into a credit bearing math or English class by taking this assessment. Be sure to note on your registration - math or English.

Adobe Illustrator

$99

with Rob Underwood, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Anyone can learn Illustrator! In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere vector application. You will learn how high quality illustrations, logos, and other custom artwork is built. You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn creating a document, drawing in Illustrator, using layers, tools panel, and typography.

Adobe InDesign Essentials

$225

with Network Learning Resources, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. You will learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents. Access to Adobe InDesign software required.

One month course; Andy Helmi, instructor; $225





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