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HiSET (formerly GED)

in High School Completion

Adult Learning Lab

Free

with Various Staff, Valley Unified Continuing Education

These ongoing classes help students prepare academically for a variety of programming:  preparation for the ETS HiSET high school equivalency exam, High School diploma credit courses, family literacy, basic adult literacy in math and reading, workforce training support such as CNA or ServSafe exam preparation, and more depending on individual needs and goals.

Schedules are designed around individual needs and availability.  Start times are flexible throughout the year.

  • Remote and distance learning options are also available. 
  • A formal meeting with the Program Director or Program Services Coordinator is required.
  • All Academic students must complete orientation paperwork and assessment testing before being assigned to classes.
CASAS Testing
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CASAS Testing

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with Linda Kimball, RSU 67 Adult Education

CASAS testing is available on a one on one basis with remote testing soon.

CASAS testing is required before you can begin the process of earning your HiSET diploma. CASAS testing shows us what your strengths and weaknesses are in Reading and Math.  Appointments are needed for testing and CDC guidelines mus be followed during testing.

To schedule an appointment call Linda at 794-6712.

College Access
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College Access

Free

with Various Staff, Valley Unified Continuing Education

What is College & Career Access Programming (CCAP)?

Answer the Following Questions:

Have you dreamed of college but lacked the opportunity or the purpose until now?

Are you just starting your career planning or searching for a career change?

Have you thought about continuing your training but doubted your ability to succeed?

The St. John Valley College & Career Access Program (CCAP) can be your ticket to post-secondary education and/or career training:

  • College readiness: reading, writing, math, & computer apps
  • Career training courses & career preparation support;
  • Success building workshops: college planning, financial aid, & study skills
  • Academics & career mentoring support
  • Co-enrollment in college or workforce training courses;
  • Career exploration resources; and
  • Industry-recognized occupational certification

CCAP Courses are designed for learners looking for a variety of post-secondary options that include both a college track and a career track or a combination of both:

College Track:

  • Preparing for a two or a four-year college plan;
  • Paying for education and training beyond high school;
  • College readiness instruction w/ Success building workshops;

Career Track:

  • Industry-recognized occupational certification leading to employement;
  • Searching for high-need, high-growth, high-wage occupations;
  • Academic assistance in support of a specific career path.

The St. John Valley College and Career Access Program is a partnership including:

Aroostook County Adult Education Programs

Maine Educational Opportunity Center

University of Maine at Fort Kent

Northern Maine Community College

Schedules are designed around individual needs and availability.  Start times are flexible thorughout the year.

  • Remote and Distance learniing options are available.
  • A formal meeting with the Program Director or the Program Services Coordinator is required.
  • All academic students must complete orientation paperwork and assessment testing before being assigned to classes.

Family Literacy

Free

with Various Staff, Valley Unified Continuing Education

Want to get your High School Diploma or HS Equivalency Diploma? 

Need help as you pursue your college degree? 

Do you have a child at home?

Family Literacy makes families stronger.  Families that learn together, grow together.  Our Family Literacy program serves adult learners and children aged birth through eight years.

Participating families have access to a full range of services, including: 

  • High School Diploma & Hiset Preparation
  • College Ready Courses;
  • Reading Writing, Math & computer classes;
  • Individualized learning plans and schedules;
  • At-home tutoring, Transportation;
  • Career exploration & preparation resources;
  • Parent Education sessions; Early Childhood Testing;
  • Parent & Child Integrated activities;
  • Early Childhood language development, early reading services, social & gross motor skill development.

Schedules are designed around individual needs and availability.  Start times are flexible throughout the year.

  • Remote and distance learning options are also available. 
  • A formal meeting with the Program Director or Program Services Coordinator is required.
  • All Academic students must complete orientation paperwork and assessment testing before being assigned to classes.

 

 

High School Completion Services
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High School Completion Services

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with Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

High School Completion Services

Are you ready to earn your high school diploma? Riverside Adult Education provides adult learners with the opportunity to complete their high school diplomas through coursework or by taking the HiSET (high school equivalency exam). Our courses and tutoring services are designed to meet the different needs and learning styles of our students. We do our best to provide school services around your work and family obligations. Our academic services are free to Maine residents! Contact us today and let us help you achieve your academic goals.

All Riverside sites are open and accepting students by appointment.

Site Coordinators:

RSU 22 Beth Soule esoule@rsu22.us

RSU 26 Judy Santos jsantos@rsu26.org

RSU 34 Sue St. Louis sue.stlouis@rsu34.org

High School Equivalency (HiSet)
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High School Equivalency (HiSet)

Free

with Holly Thayer, Bangor Adult & Community Education

The HiSet™ is a series of five subject tests; Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, and Math. The HiSet has replaced the GED in Maine.

Students are enrolled in HiSet Academy to help them prepare for the exam. Students are expected to attend an in person class at least two hours per week and also complete at least two hours of study online per week. HiSet Academy and the HiSet exam are free for Maine residents. Participants must be at least 17 years old and not enrolled in high school.

Please call 207.941.6315 for a registration appointment for either the High School Diploma program or the HiSet.

HiSET Preparation

Free

with Brenda Hio-Hamdan, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

If you are an adult without a high school diploma, the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) program could be your route to improved career prospects, a college education and increased earnings potential. Adult diploma programs are central to the mission and tradition of Maine Adult Education. Get your diploma and be one step closer to achieving your life's goals! Our daytime learning center is open only by appointment due to Covid-19 restrictions, but we have an active tutoring program available via Zoom.  Email us or call our office to get started on your journey to a diploma or beyond!

HiSET Preparation
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HiSET Preparation

Free

with Various Staff, Valley Unified Continuing Education

These ongoing classes help students prepare for the 5 subtests on the ETS HiSET exam (High School Equivalency Test).  Students learn the skills necessary to meet criteria in all 5 content areas: Reading, Writing, Math, Social Studies, and Science.  These classes include free official State of Maine HiSET testing leading to an official equivalency diploma. 

Schedules are designed around individual needs and availability.  Start times are flexible throughout the year.

  • Remote and distance learning options are also available. 
  • A formal meeting with the Program Director or Program Services Coordinator is required.
  • All Academic students must complete orientation paperwork and assessment testing before being assigned to classes.




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