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Microsoft Office 2016, Introduction To

$116

with Corinne Dellatorre, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This course is for you whether you're completely new to Microsoft Office or are just looking to refresh your skills for a potential job. Basic computer terminology is covered. Students will become familiar with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, sending and receiving attachments through email and challenges to practice what you've learned.

Microsoft Office 2016, Introduction To

$116

with Corinne Dellatorre, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This course is for you whether you're completely new to Microsoft Office or are just looking to refresh your skills for a potential job. Basic computer terminology is covered. Students will become familiar with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, sending and receiving attachments through email and challenges to practice what you've learned.

Saving Your Family History - A Course Designed for Seniors

$50

with Lena Faber, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 8, 2020 at 10:30 am
1 additional session on Feb 5, 2020

Transform your photos and diaries into modern form for future generations! The current generation of seniors are the first and last generation who hold the very first photos of the era when mass photography took off. Tell the real history behind your photos. In this class, we will take your precious memories and learn the easiest ways to do this. It’s easier than you think, and doable at any age! Your grandchildren will thank you!

Series 1: You'll learn the basics of technology - scanning, using a flash drive, dealing with public computers, transferring things to your own device, and editing photos.

Series 2: You'll learn about storing pictures, describing and labeling the. You will also learn how to acess and store photos in an online environment. This is done in a private online area.

Registration is limited to the first 8 people per session. Please verify which session you are signing up for.

 

Links for Five Towns CSD, in Camden/Rockport:

Session 1: Wednesdays, January 8th - January 29th, 5:30-7:30pm

https://fivetowns.maineadulted.org/course/saving-your-family-history-a-course-designed-for-seniors-series-1-winter/

Session 2: Wednesdays, February 5th - March 4th, 5:30-7:30pm

(Link to come)

Photoshop I

$99

with Rob Underwood, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere photo editing application. Did you ever wonder how photos were edited so precisely? Did you ever want to remove an unwanted family member from a photo? Here’s your chance to learn how to “photoshop” images. 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 how to retouch photos, color correct, photo illustrate, use the tools panel, and work with layers.

PowerPoint

$59

with Corinne Dellatorre, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 4 weeks
This class provides students with hands-on experience with the program, and time to practice PowerPoint skills. The class utilizes participant feedback to enhance student learning. Students are encouraged to bring a flash drive to save their presentation and files provided by the instructor. Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.

Software Essentials for the Law Office 1/13

$995

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 13, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

From 12/4/19 to 12/31/19 you can access a 10% discount for this class (online registration only).

Upon checkout, click the “Promo Code” tab and enter “Winter 2020” and your 10% discount will be activated!

 

This dynamic course is designed for legal professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge of commonly used computer technology and programs within the law office. Course topics include: computer operating systems and peripheral devices; time tracking and billing software; database, case management and docket control software; litigation support software; electronic discovery, and trial presentation and graphics software.

Hands on exercises will prepare students to work with popular programs such as MS PowerPoint, AbacusLaw, CaseMap, Clio, DiscoverFY, HotDocs, Tabs3, TimeMap, and TrialDirector, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of similar programs.

Common billing procedures and payment agreements, accurate time tracking, proper calendar and docketing procedures as well as the processes involved in electronic discovery will be addressed through a variety of exercises. In addition, students will be presented with real-life scenarios and asked to identify and examine ethical issues raised by the use of technology in a legal practice.

Books:  $245

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Computers For Seniors

$61

with Deb Seigars, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jan 14, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 4 weeks
Designed for inexperienced students, this introductory class provides participants with the basics of computers, including email and Internet usage. Course also covers Facebook and Skype, and provides plenty of time for students to practice. No computer experience necessary. By the end, students will be able to upload photos to Facebook or create an album.

RISE UP - National Retail Federation Foundation

Free

with Linda Greer, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Kittery Adult Education is partnering with the Outlets at Kittery to offer you a RISE Up Integrated Education and Training  (IET) program. The RISE Up curricula is from the NRF—National Retail Federation Foundation.  This IET combines practical writing skills, retail financial literacy and the RISE Up  curricula to prepare you for a successful future in retail employment.

 

This Winter 2020 program is designed to help entry-level sales and service associates learn skills related to a career in retail (or any industry that values customer service and sales skills). Upon completion of the IET RISE Up  program, you will have earned the RISE Up Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential.  An industry-recognized credential from the world’s largest retail industry association.

This program will be held in Kittery at Traip Academy High School in Adult Education. It consists of 24 total hours. 

Registration is on Jan. 21 or Jan. 22 from 3-6 p.m. Classes will meet on Mon., Tue., & Thur., Jan. 28—Feb. 13, 3-6-p.m..

Maximum participants: 12. 

For more details contact Cindy: 

cfurbish@kitteryschools.com  

AEFLA Grant funding pays the $99 exam fee for the RISE Up Professional Credential.

 





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