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Computer Basics - 10:00am - 12:00pm


with Chris O'Donnell, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

For beginners! Is it time you gave in and learned to use a computer? Maybe you have tried to learn from a family member in the past and discovered that isn’t the best partnership ... Work with our computer teacher in a friendly, informal setting to learn the basics of using a computer. No pressure – and no experience necessary! 8-week session. Wednesdays, 10am - 12pm.

Computer Basics for the Beginner (Session 1)


with Trudy Martin, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 29, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Are you only using your computer to play solitaire? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Do you want to learn more about using the computer, but aren't sure where to turn? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting for personal attention. Some skills covered in class are: creating and using email, using the Internet, and becoming more comfortable with the computer. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours. After the class, you will receive a 1:1 tutoring session to work on your own projects and goals.

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Computer Cafe


with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Computer Café We are piloting a computer lab designed to offer a space for people to access computer support from an experienced teacher, compassionate volunteers and fellow participants. You will be given instruction as well as support in accessing information for learning new skills on your own. This is a 15-week lab. You purchase a punch card for six sessions, which can be renewed. Unfortunately, you’ll have to bring your own coffee! No class 02/19/19 or 04/16/19.

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Computer Classes
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Computer Classes

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with Taylor Sulander, RSU 67 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 5 pm

Basic computer classes April 4th and 11th 5-8PM

Internet Safety April 25th 5-8PM

Other classes, Windows 7 & 10 - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook Publisher, PowerPoint - Quickbooks, Desktop Online - Social Media, Facebook for Business & Individuals Twitter, Linked-in - Google, Google Docs, Gmail - Wordpress - Photoshop.  Dates TBD for these classes.

Computer Essentials - Advanced - April


with Teresa Johnson, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for students who have completed the ‘Computer Essentials-Basics’ course or have some experience using Word and Excel spreadsheets. Students will learn to work in both Word and Excel to create and merge documents, reports and presentations. Email etiquette and formatting will be covered along with advanced file management and file sharing options. We will set aside time in class to handle student generated topics and questions.

Students must complete our ‘Computer Essentials-Basics’ course or have experience using Word and Excel spreadsheets.

Computer Lab with Leah
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Computer Lab with Leah


with Leah Gomes, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Jan 1, 2019

Have questions about your new laptop or device? Want to learn how to organize files and photos? Has social media got the best of you? Are you overwhelmed by the world of online job applications? Don't even know where to begin???

Schedule a 1/2 hour appointment with our Technology Instructor, Leah Gomes. Contact Leah to discuss your questions and what device(s) you are using, and she will schedule an appointment with you. Appointments are required. Schedule yours by calling Leah at 207-564-5883, email, or find her on Facebook. 

Appointments are required. Contact Leah to register. Appointments are generally scheduled on Mondays in Dover-Foxcroft. 

Computer Technician Online Certificate Program
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Computer Technician Online Certificate Program

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with CareerStep Certified Trainers, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Developed by a Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) education partner, this online program is specifically designed to prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. Learn about hardware, operating systems, networking, security, and troubleshooting as well as more specialized topics such as mobile devices, laptops, and printers.  Students receive ebooks, two quick-reference exam study guides, a computer repair tool kit, a power supply tester, a USB drive, and two vouchers to cover the cost of the CompTIA A+ certification exam.  In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized support after graduation.  This program is designed to be completed in three months of full-time study.  However, the online course format allows you to study on your own schedule, so your enrollment includes six months of program access in case you need extra time.

$1999 Covers course tuition and all material and supplies as outlined above.

Online Course:  Enroll Any Time! Visit or call 625-3092.

 CareerStep is an online school offering career-focused education designed to help students quickly enter the workforce.  We are committed to providing the best educational interactive learning tools, one-on-one instructor support by phone, email, and/or chat, and comprehensive graduate resources to help students transition from education to employment.

Computer Training for Small Business


with Cathy VanDyke, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Your business is unique, so are your training needs. Our staff consultant works with you to assess your needs and to customize computer-based or business training for you and/or your staff. Workshops are offered at the McLain School computer lab classroom in all topics covered in our array of computer, business and workforce courses. From Business Ethics and Customer Service to Cloud Computing and managing company Excel spreadsheets, we will work to design and deliver training for your own unique business needs. One-On-One Training & Consulting, $45/hour plus planning time Small Group Training (up to 8 participants), $50/hour plus planning time. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact Cathy VanDyke at or call 594-9764.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

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