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HiSET Preparation and Testing

Free

with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2021 at 9 am

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.  Please call 345-3217 or email rsu16adulted@rsu16.org for more information or to schedule an appointment. Start working toward your HiSET credential now!

Environmental Science w/ Lab
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Environmental Science w/ Lab

Free

with Debbie Avalon-King, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 14 weeks

This course introduces students to Interactions between the Environment and Society; The Dynamics of Earth Systems &, Ecology; Population Dynamics and the Importance of Biodiversity; as well as Conservation of our Water, Air, Land and Agricultural systems.  Students will also examine Mineral and Energy Resources, and Our Health and Future as it is related to Environmental Concerns.  To earn the adult education credits, students will complete virtual (online only) assignments that require a minimum of 4.5 hours homework per week; plus a one-hour Online class meeting each week (Thursday); as well as Lab Assignments that are adapted for independent completion at home.    

High School Biology College Prep Class
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High School Biology College Prep Class

Free

with Debbie Avalon-King, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This is a virtual (online) class with the instructor one hour per week.  It prepares students for acceptance into a college health career program and also for credits towards the adult education high school diploma.  You will learn the basics of cell biology and how that relates to human body systems. You will also gain a basic understanding of the Environmental Biology systems we live in and their potential impacts on our health. Students will also gain research, observation and laboratory skills that will prepare them to transition into college level coursework. Students are required to study at least 4.5 hours per week to earn the credits.

Tell Me MORE!

Free

with MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2021

Earn a High School Diploma OR Receive a HiSET® Certificate. #YOURNEXTSTEP IS HERE!

NOW offering Online or In-Person Classes!

Need your high school diploma? You’ve got options! You don't have to live here to learn here!

Please leave your name and contact information and we will contact you shortly to review your transcript and get you registered with us!

 

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HiSET 101 - AM

Free

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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 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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HiSET 101 - PM

Free

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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 at 3:30 pm

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.

 

HiSET 201
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HiSET 201

Free

with Stephanie McChord, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 at 5 pm

This class is designed to help student master the knowledge and skills neccesary to pass the HiSET exam. Think you’re the only one who doesn’t know how to divide fractions? Do you dread having to write an essay for the high school equivalency test? Do not be discouraged – we can help! Join the class where you will gain new knowledge and skills and have fun at the same time. Online test preparation will be available.

Students will have the option of participating remotely or in person instruction. Remote learners will still come to SAHS for occasional testing.

Prerequisite: Must complete HiSET 101 prior to starting this class.

 

HiSET/Accuplacer Prep Class
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HiSET/Accuplacer Prep Class

Free

with Joe Moore, South Portland Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 12, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 16 weeks

If you did not earn your high school diploma, the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) is a test you can take to earn the equivalency of the diploma. The five sections are Math, Writing, Reading, Science and Social Studies. This course helps students prepare to pass the HiSET exam. Students will be given pre-tests to determine if they need to take the HiSET prep class or if they can start the official testing immediately. This class also offers Accuplacer Preparation as part of our College Transitions Program. If you need to boost your Accuplacer score in order to gain admittance to a college such as SMCC, join this free class today.





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