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HiSET Prep (Math)


with Wanda Kezar, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2023 at 4 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Prepare to take the High School Equivalency Test (formerly GED) in the five required areas of Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

No cost for HiSET students enrolled in Adult Education - please contact Marshwood Adult Education to register directly.

Enroll anytime! Call 207-384-5703 for details.

Class schedule:

  • Wednesdays, 4-7 PM
  • Or by appointment

Official exam testing is free to Maine residents.

Student Support Center
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Student Support Center


with Allison Burns, Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

If daytime classes don’t fit your schedule, this evening lab is available to study with the instructor on your HiSET, diploma, or college transitions program. You may work on Courseware*, the HiSET Academy program, or college prep courses. Get one-on-one academic support, or use the computer lab.

Geometry Through Art


with To Be Announced, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2023 at 9 am

Right brain meets left brain.  Students will use their interest and/or talent of art while learning key concepts of shapes, angles, similarity and congruence in Geometry.  Art provides a different approach for learning math. 

Demonstrate your understanding of math skills through a variety of art projects. Class will be a combination of instruction, group, and individual work.  At the end of the course, students will have a project presentation of displaying all of their artwork.  Diploma students can earn one credit in either math or art.

Styles of Literacture


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2023 at 10:45 am, runs for 17 weeks

Whether you love to read or don't read very often, you'll find a style of writing that catches your attention.

Read a collection of high-interest texts to discover how writers carefully craft their works in compelling and dramatic ways.In addition to reading a vaiery of styles, you will write a number of short papers to develop your own style of writing fiction and non-fiction.

What's your favorite reading? In class, you'll explore a verity of genres (styles): Action and adventure, allegory, articles, autobiography, biography, drama, diary/memoir, fiction, horror, letters, non-fiction, poetry, satire, science-fiction, speeches...

When completing this course, participants can earn one high school level English credit.

Please call us to register for this class:  207-422-4794.

Phenomena: Intriguing True Stories
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Phenomena: Intriguing True Stories


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2023 at 12:45 pm, runs for 17 weeks

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction! Read about some unexplained, natural occurances in the world.

Spark your curiosity by reading a series of high-interest, nonfiction stories and articles designed to enlighten and entertain while increasing your reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.  Earn diploma credits or prepare for the HiSET with this reading- and writing-intensive course. 

Please call our office if you are interested in participating in this class: 422-4794.

Civics / US Gov
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Civics / US Gov


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2023 at 2:30 pm, runs for 17 weeks

What is the American Dream?  Explore a series of real-life, U.S. historical case studies that chronicle a variety of groups and individuals in their quest to achieve social justice and equal treatment under the law.  Learn about how the US government works to create laws and how your voice matters when we can participate in our governing system.  Discuss, research, and write about the roots of US social history and government. 

Students earn a high school credit in Civics / US Government for completion of this course.

Please call us to register for this class:  207-422-4794.



with David Perkins, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course will dive into the most important concepts in chemistry needed to succeed in a college chemistry classroom. Everything from particle diagrams to stoichiometry will be covered as students gradually develop a particulate model of how matter behaves by observing and interpreting experimental evidence. The course is designed to make learning chemistry easy and offers students individualized instruction, a variety of learning mediums, simplified concepts and even virtual labs all in a remote setting! Start building the foundation you need to enter medical and science majors with confidence and tools to succeed.

*DEP will approve for 18 TCHs since that is the maximum allowed for biennial renewals.  This Chemistry course will be used as a Wastewater Operator Certification training course per EDP.

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HiSET 101 - Session 2 Online


with Heather Toth, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 10, 2023 at 8:30 am

This year we are excited to offer one of our HiSET 101 sessions online. Instruction will occur using tools like Zoom and Google Classroom. Students will still come in occasionally for one-on-one testing. COVID-19 cleaning and safety protocols will, of course, be followed.

Get started in the HiSET® Program by attending our orientation for new students. Orientation will provide an overview of the HiSET® process and guide participants through intake, assessment, and pre-testing. Workshops on college and career planning, financial literacy, and technology skills (all essential skills for success at college and in the workplace) will be provided.

Attendance at orientation classes is mandatory.

At the end of orientation, students will be referred to final HiSET® testing or scheduled for additional academic help.

Students must present a valid photo id and social security card at the first class.

Classes begin every 4 weeks --- call 474-7553 to schedule your orientation.


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