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Community Academy (formerly Learning Lab)
Achieve additional academic knowedge and skills required to pursue a full range of career, secondary and post-secondary opportunities. This course helps students prepare for and complete required training, education, and certification necessary for employment. Instruction emphasizes language arts and math skills. If you are preparing to take the high school equivalency test (HiSET), working on a traditional high school diploma, or studying to improve CASAS scores, this class is for you.
Times and dates to be determined.
Gender, Race, and Class:Social Identities
with Soni Reese, York Adult & Community Education
How do the various identities that we are categorized into – such as gender, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and class, shape our experiences in our family, schools, workplace, and communities? Through discussions, books and articles, flms, videos, and analysis of media and popular culture, we will examine how individual experiences are shaped by broader social forces, and how they change over time and across cultures. (Eng. or SS -1 HS credit, college bound gain the academic, personal, social skills needed to succeed in college!)
1/2 class starting on April 30! 1/2 price - call to get registered with the new price. 363-7922.
with Joe Moore, Scarborough Adult Learning Center
This is a small, individualized class designed to assist students with completing their high school diploma by concentrating on what the student needs in order to successful complete all five tests. Students have access to HiSET Academy, an online learning platform in addition to the class time. Pre-tests are administered in class to determine readiness for the tests.
Time: 4:30 -7:30 PM
Instructor: Joe Moore
HiSET Preparation and Testing
with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education
Similar to the GED®, the HiSET® exam measures learning developed through life experiences in areas of Reading, Science, Social Studies, Math and Writing. Preparation classes, predictor tests and exams are free. Must be seventeen or older. Accommodations are available for persons with documented disabilities per Americans with Disabilities Act. Call us at 345-3217 for more information or to start working toward a HiSET credential.
HiSET Testing and Information on classes
with Adult Education Staff, RSU#12 Adult Education
Make an a appointment to discuss obtaining your High school credential, English as a second language classes,taking your accuplacer(college entrance test) and finding out about going on to college with some free college courses with enrollment in our college transition program. Call 549-4687. This is on Mondays by appointment.
with PAE Staff, Portland Adult Education
Language Arts courses are focused on reading and writing academic texts to prepare you for a diploma, college, or career. They will help you to develop your academic and professional skills in English. Our students are native English speakers as well as students who have finished or tested out of our ESOL levels.
- 100 Level Reading/Writing Courses: Informational Text, Narrative Text, Argument Text
- 200 Level Reading/Writing Courses: Informational Text, Advanced; Narrative Text, Advanced; Argument Text, Advanced
- 300 Level: College Writing Workshop
- Readings in Science
- Readings in Social Studies
- Grammar Intensive
- Public Speaking
- Spelling and Word Work
- Accuplacer Preparation (Reading and Grammar)
Students must take a placement test to ensure proper placement. Appointments are offered weekly during the school year. Call 874-8155 to make an intake appointment.