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Introduction to the Bible: A Survey of the New Testament (In Person)


with Diane Poulin, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you interested in some stimulating conversation? Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible? Come join us for this six-week course in which we will delve into the New Testament! Participants will explore the content and major events of the new covenant. Students will be introduced to the books in the New Testament, the spiritual application of several of the Ten Commandments, the twelve apostles, the main characters and their stories, and the use of figurative language throughout the Bible. At the end of the course, students will walk away with a solid foundation of New Testament content without being steered into a specific denomination. To eliminate confusion about translations, the King James Bible is the translation that will be used in this course. There will be multiple copies available for students who do not have a KJV Bible.

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Nurturing Father Class


with Anne Osolinski, LSW, Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Tailored to meet the needs and learning styles of any male parenting a child, this class focuses on and explains the roots of fathering, nurturing children and self, positive discipline methods, managing anger and resolving conflict, teamwork with partner, balancing work and fathering, and much more.

SOLO Wilderness First Responder


with Jessica Steele, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The Wilderness First Responder Course is 72-80 hours and provides an in depth look at the skills and standards of the following • Response and Assessment • Musculoskeletal Injuries • Environmental Emergencies • Survival Skills • Soft Tissue Injuries • Medical Emergencies.  

This is an intensive first aid course designed for participants that are working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting such as Maine guides, backcountry leaders, ski patrollers or raft guides. All Wilderness First Responder students must have a current CPR card or will need to take a CPR/AED course in an evening session.

This course includes 72-80 hours in class sessions, out of class reading, and a final exam.

If you are a current EMT you may receive continuing education credits. Once you receive your WFR certification you may take the steps to become certified as Wilderness EMT.  

Course includes: SOLO Wildcare Working in Less Than Desirable Conditions and Remote Environment textbook, 3-year WFR Certification, 2-year CPR certification. Note that to receive certification, participants must pass written and practical exams.

Sept. 21- Oct. 21 (Tues & Thurs 5pm-9pm)
Sept 25-26 and Oct 16-17 (Saturday and Sunday 8-5pm)

7 CEU available  
(There will be an extra fee $20 for CEU. Forms will be available in class.)

Beacon Hospice Volunteers Training F21


with Kathie Dunphy, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Beacon Hospice volunteers make a difference! This free, 21 hour course is covered in 7 weeks and will prepare you to support our patients and their families at end of life. The course covers the medical aspects, family dynamics with cultural awareness, spiritual wellbeing, how to communicate effectively, and the important role the volunteer plays at the end of life. Our volunteers are invited to pot lucks, Christmas caroling, and they get together frequently to socialize and support each other. Make a difference, build relationships, and have fun! Student limit 10.

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Welding for Home or Hobby


with Mark Richards, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in learning to Weld for Home Repairs or for a Hobby?

The Welding for Home or Hobby class is for individuals with no experience or little experience. Home or Hobby enthusiasts will learn how to set up and use a MIG (metal inert gas) welder. MIG welding is great choice for home repair or for other DIY projects. The instructor will introduce techniques that will produce acceptable welds and students will have hands-on practice. Must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

All welding students are required to have their own safety glasses, welding cap, welding gloves, welding jacket, welding mask, and steel-toed safety boots/shoes.

Cost: $85 per “3 hour” session.

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Students can pick and choose or register for all Welding for Home or Hobby sessions for additional instruction and hands-on practice. 

Date: TUESDAY, September 7, 14, 21 or 28 / January 4, 11, 18 or 25


Welding for Home or Hobby may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met.

ASL American Sign Language


with Kandyleigh Provencher, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is designed to be onsite only.

ASL One is fun! Designed for beginners and those who took ASL many years ago. Learn basic vocabulary for introduction, colors, food, family and basic directions. Not required, but an ASL dictionary is helpful. New vocabulary and assignment/activities will be handed out each class.


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Instant Pot: Secrets of a Busy Family


with Margie Genereux, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Nov 9, 2021

From Gotta Be Frank Gourmet:

You have an Instant Pot collecting dust under the counter, and it’s time to get a crash course in how to change your life! No need to bring your Instant Pot to class, but feel free if you’d like to do so. Margie will show you how to make several dishes, and will also provide tips, tricks, and resources. Dinner included! (Please advise of any dietary restrictions.) Cost of class includes food fee. Class will be held at the Nasson Community Center Kitchen



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Medicare 101


with Courtney Cowan, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 6 pm

Medicare is not one size fits all. New to Medicare? This session will review a wide variety of information to help you navigate the waters. We will review how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible and many other important topics including supplemental insurance to compliment original Medicare. If you are currently enrolled in Medicare, come get a refresher on the basics and better understand the choices available to you and when you can make changes. There are many different products and carriers available as well as various enrollment periods that give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful.

Note: The  Medicare 101 seminar is free; the $5 fee supports RSU 54 Adult Education registration costs. 

Courtney Cowan (license #PRR252278) offers insurance products through Northeast Planning Associates, Inc., a licensed insurance agency.

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