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Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic FUNdamentals


with Shelley Goad, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 19, 2021

Would you like to improve your skills in the 3 R’s? The coursework focuses on Reading (alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension), Writing (sentence, paragraph and short essays or stories) and Arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and percentages).  

Classes are offered in a small group setting and will proceed at an individualized pace. Students must meet with the ABE Coordinator for testing and registration. This class will run either in-person or online based on CDC recommendations. No classes 2/15-2/19 and 4/19-4/23.

Instructor: Shelley Goad  
Days and Times, TBD, 1/19-5/27  
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online 
Fee: Free 

Environmental Science


with David Perkins, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 5 pm

This class is free for Marshwood Adult Education Diploma students. Throughout this course students will learn about the earth and our impact on our environment. The course will focus on project based learning with many opportunities for students to choose their learning paths. After completing this course students will gain a wide breadth of knowledge of the earth's systems, human impact on the environment as well as taking a look at modern issues of misinformation and political influence.

Avid Writing for College and Career


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 20, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 18 weeks

In this writing-intensive class, work to improve your writing, reading, critical thinking, and research skills. Course activities also focus on developing skills necessary for college and/or career success: public speaking, self-advocacy, teamwork, time management and organization. Participation in a variety of interactive and challenging activities will help you develop your writing style and skills. High school completion students will earn one credit for completing this class.

Advanced Math/HiSet Math 2


with Trudy Martin, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 20, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 17 weeks

Advanced Math is the second of three levels of math classes offered for high school completion students. To enroll, students must have completed Pre-Algebra/HiSet Math 1 or receive teacher permission. Students can earn high school credit while studying for the HiSet. Class will meet twice a week. One meeting will allow students to meet in person if they choose. The second class meeting of the week will be held online. Student technology requirements are a laptop, tablet, or desktop (not a phone), camera, microphone, and hi-speed Internet.

English for High School Credit


with Peter Dutton, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

This is a free class for registered Marshwood Adult Education Diploma Students. This class will focus on racism and antiracism in America. We will be discussing, reading about, and writing about issues of race in our history and in our current society. Our primary text will be Stamped, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi.

Business Math


with Todd Narramore, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 21, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

In this course, students will learn to use mathematics effectively as a tool in their personal and business lives. This includes the math behind personal finance: creating a budget, effectively managing money, career and financial goals, establishing good credit, and saving for the future. We will also learn the fundamentals of taxes, estate planning and insurance.  On the business side, we will learn about different types of business opportunities, identifying sources of funding, financial accounting and planning for growth.

This course is FREE to registered Maine Adult Education diploma students. Instruction will take place in person and on line.

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A Wave of Study II W21
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A Wave of Study II W21


with Arlene Toulouse, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Jan 25, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

The ocean is the defining feature of our planet. We will be studying the characteristics of the world’s oceans, and the great diversity of life in and around them. We will find how plants and animals are related and include the importance of their relationship to us. Recycling and ways we can help towards this worldwide problem will be addressed. Instead of field trips, there will be presentations through zooming. Limit 10 students.  No class Feb. 15 & Apr. 19.

Math Lab PM
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Math Lab PM


with Alverta Dyar, Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Jan 25, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 22 weeks


This academic course requires in person registration and assessment testing. Please call to set up an intake appointment. 207-453-4200, ext. 3114.

Welcome to our online math lab delivered via Zoom. This lab is for anyone who wants to learn the math concepts needed to pass the HiSET mathematics exam or to increase Accuplacer arithmetic and algebra scores for college. This class has open enrollment and students can enter at any time during the semester.

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