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Reading & Writing Learning Lab


with GNG Adult Education Instructors, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2023

Students enrolled in this course will develop basic, everyday reading and writing skills in a relaxed, comfortable environment. This is a great course, designed to help brush up on communication skills, formatting for letters, reading texts for information and prepare for the HiSET. Students will learn about different types of text, author meaning, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. Join this class now to prepare for your future.

Mondays: 4pm to 7pm

Thursdays: 10:30am to 1:30pm

Will run

Adult High School Diploma


with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2023 at 9 am

Continue your high school education at your own pace by building on previously earned credits through class work and independent study. Get started anytime! Call 345-3217 or email for more information or to make an appointment.

HiSET Preparation and Testing


with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2023 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 17 or older. Accommodations are available for persons with documented disabilities per Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call 345-3217 or email for more information or to schedule an appointment. Start working toward your HiSET credential now!

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


with Holly Thayer, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 5, 2023
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 may enroll at any time and must be at least 17 years old and not enrolled in high school. Please call 941-6316 for an appointment.

College & Career Advising


with Marci Dionne, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2023

Are you thinking about making a change in your job or career? Are you considering going back to school to further your training or education, but are not sure of your options? Our college and career advisor can meet with you to complete career assessments, explore options that fit your needs, and make a plan to help you reach your goal. Get side by side support with applying for financial aid and scholarships, placement in workforce training programs, resume writing, and interview skills. Additionally, basic Math, Algebra, and English courses are available, if needed, to help you improve your core skills. We’re here to assist you with your transition to a new job or training program.

HiSET Prep


with Rita Pender, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2023 at 5 pm
1 additional session on Jan 11, 2023

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:

  • Tuesdays, 5-8 PM
  • Wednesdays, 11 AM - 7 PM, or by appointment.

Official exam testing is free to Maine residents.

HiSET/Academic & Career Access Lab


with Rita Pender, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jan 12, 2023 at 12 pm



FREE! Individual and group tutoring for Math, Computer Science and English is scheduled based on student needs. Computers are available to support HiSET test prep, career exploration, employer testing and job applications.

*We can adjust class time on Thursday to fit your needs

Styles of Literature
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Styles of Literature


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 24, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 17 weeks

Participate in a reading-intensive class that explores sixteen styles (or genres) of writing. Explore a diverse collection of high-interest texts to discover how writers carefully craft their works in compelling and dramatic ways. What do you like to read? Action and adventure, allegory, article, autobiography, biography, dialogue, drama, diary/memoir, essay, fiction, horror, letter, non-fiction, poetry, science-fiction, and speeches?

Completion of this course earns one high school level English credit.

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

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