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College & Career Advising


with Marci Dionne, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 9, 2024 at 4 pm

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 (Math)


with Wanda Kezar, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2024 at 4:30 pm

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, 4:30-6 PM
  • Or by appointment

Official exam testing is free to Maine residents.

HiSET Prep. (Math)


with Bret Rowell, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2024 at 2:30 pm


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

Individual and group tutoring for Math - for HiSET test prep, or employer testing. Earn your high school credential. Similar test to the GED.

Free to eligible adult education students.


Styles of Literature
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Styles of Literature


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 16, 2024 at 10:45 am

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 for more information or 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 Jan 16, 2024 at 12:45 pm, runs for 18 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. These stories have often been called "unbelievable" until you learn the details.

Earn diploma credits or prepare for the HiSET with this reading- and writing-intensive course. 

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

Civics / US Gov


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 16, 2024 at 2:30 pm, runs for 18 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.

HiSET Reading and Writing
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HiSET Reading and Writing


with Phil Wormuth, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2024 at 11 am, runs for 18 weeks

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 and practice test taking strategies and overcoming test anxiety.

Details of the HiSET Reading test: 65 minutes - this is the shortest HiSET test. There are 50 multiple-choice questions.

Details of 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.

This class is for our high school completion program.  Please contact us for registration information @ 207-422-4794.

Math Learning Lab W24
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Math Learning Lab W24


with Elizabeth Johnson, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 22, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 16 weeks

This is an open lab for math students.

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