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Community Academy Language Arts & Math


with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2023 at 9 am

Achieve additional academic knowledge asnd 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.

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.

Math for the Trades
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Math for the Trades


with Elizabeth Johnson, Augusta Adult and Community Education

This course is designed for students who are interested in a career in the trades or entering trade school, but would benefit from a comprehensive review of basic math skills necessary to succeed. Students will have the opportunity to practice fundamental math skills including working with fractions, decimals and percentages. Students will also have the opportunity to practice measurement, conversions and working with formulas, including basic trigonometry.

This course is offered as part of our Adult Education High School, as well as to the general public for just $20. 

Call our office at 207-626-2470 for more information.

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.

HiSET Prep.


with Rita Pender, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2023 at 12 pm


Call 207-439-5896 to register or text 207-351-0167

This open lab time will have an instructor to help you with your HiSET (high school equivalency test) prep work as well as career access advising. 

Free to eligible adult education students.

HiSET Reading and Writing


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 11, 2023

HiSET Reading and Writing: fine tune your reading and writing skills for both of these HiSET tests. 

The HiSET Reading test includes a variety of non-fiction, informational texts.  Test questions will focus on reading comprehension, interpretation, and analysis.  In class, we target building skills for identifying main ideas, support details, organizational styles, and vocabulary.  Class discussions will help you develop skills in interpreting different writing styles.

The HiSET Writing test requires you to write an essay and answer multiple choice questions centered on editing and revising sentences.  The multiple-choice section includes spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence organization.

Whether you think of yourself of a beginner writer or an accomplished writer, we can help you fine tune your writing for HiSET success. We focus on the writing process: developing your thoughts, creating a draft, editing, and revising.  As you edit your writing, you will also review rules of writing for the multiple-choice section of the test.

We will also talk about test taking strategies and overcoming test anxiety.

More details on the HiSET Reading test: 65 minutes - this is the shortest HiSET test. There are 50 multiple-choice questions.

More details on the HiSET Writing test: 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete 60 multiple choice questions and write an argumentative essay.  The essay requires you to respond to a question (giving your opinion) comparing two articles.

HiSET Prep. (Math)


with Andrew Wood, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 11, 2023 at 11 am


REGISTER ANYTIME! Call 207-439-5896 or text 207-351-0167

Individual and group tutoring for Math - for HiSET test prep, or employer testing.

Free to eligible adult education students.


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.

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