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Adult Education Orientation May 30 & Jun 1


with Duane Dorion, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar May 30, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Our academic classes are an opportunity to improve your reading, math, and writing skills. Our classes can help you pass your high school diploma, pass the HiSet or get into college. Or just help you help your kids with homework! We also help people improve their skills to get a job. Even if you have struggled with school in the past, we can help you get over the hurdles to improve your skills. Our wonderful staff will work with you to help you reach your goals.  Attend one of our orientation sessions to get an idea what we can do for you…

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Advanced ESOL: Reading and Writing Skills


with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 8 am

Learn to increase your ability to function independently to meet most survival needs and to use English in routine social and work situations. Handle work demands that require oral and written instructions.  Brush up on correct usage of English grammar and writing, as well as reading authentic materials on familiar subjects using context and word analysis skills. Students should expect to spend time online outside of class as well as preparing homework.

Beginning ESOL Literacy I


with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 10 am

For newcomers to the U.S. who want to learn basic communication, beginning reading, writing and technology skills.  Students at this level will identify the sounds and letters of English and learn basic sight words with a lot of visual support and repetition.  Online practice outside of class is required. Participants may join the class at any time.

Beginning ESOL Literacy II


with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 8 am

Build on basic skills to communicate in routine social situations and for immediate needs. Learn new vocabulary including common sight words and phrases to handle routine entry-level jobs and complete simple forms. Learn to answer simple questions related to personal information intended for survival situations. Students should expect to have homework to prepare for classes. Participants may join the class at any time.

Career Advising
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Career Advising


with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2018

Many people thinking about a change in their lives don’t know where to start.  Veteran career advisor Annie Sargent will share available resources, identify opportunities and assist you in taking concrete steps toward achieving your goals.  Services include academic, employment and technology assessments; producing a resume; preparing for a job interview, and much more.  These individualized sessions will provide you with the support you need to navigate your new life ahead in a sensitive, confidential and informal environment.   

Registration for this class is not available online.  Please contact us at or by telephone at 207.664.7110.


ELL Basic Computer


with Trace Salter, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 7, 2018 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
Designed for ESOL level 4 students and up, this course teaches keyboarding, basic computer vocabulary, how to use Internet and email, and how to create files.

English Language Learners: Daytime


with Scarborough Adult Learning Center

If English is not your first language or you are newly arrived in Maine the Scarborough Adult Learning Center is pleased to offer classes and

individualized tutoring opportunities to help you with your English!

Daytime ELL 

in South Portland at an off-site location 

M/W/F 9-12


English Language Learning for Adults - Wednesday


with Margaret Wilson, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 12 pm

English Language Learning (ELL) for Adults is for students working towards improving their skills in English language basics through practicing speaking , listening, reading and writing.


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