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English Language - Beginner Mornings

Free

with Shawn Cola, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2022 at 10 am
2 additional sessions through Apr 5, 2022

English language learners who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, will work on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversation. All students must make registration appointment at 207.363.7922 for testing and intake.

These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

English Language - Intermediate Mornings

Free

with Shawn Cola, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2022 at 11 am
2 additional sessions through Apr 5, 2022

English language learners who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, will work on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversation. All students must make registration appointment at 207.363.7922 for testing and intake.

These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

$89

with Robert Underwood, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this introductory class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere photo editing application. Did you ever wonder how photos were edited so precisely? Did you ever want to remove an unwanted family member from a photo? Here’s your chance to learn how to “photoshop” images. You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn, Retouching photos, color correction, photo Illustrations, tools panel, working with layers, and selections & channels.

Qi Gong

$39

with Audrey Miller, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session

Qi Gong is cultivating energy in the body through movement, posture and breath with the goal of balancing life energy or chi for long term quality of life. Studies show it increases overall wellness, addresses pain, and disease and quiets the mind to find inner peace.

Homeschooling 101

$60

with Kathi Kearney, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you considering homeschooling your child? Wondering about the legal requirements, how to find the right curriculum, and what daily life in a homeschool is like? Join Kathi to discover the answers and to see if this is the right fit for you and your children. She comes to you with decades of experience working with homeschool families. Resources and readings will be provided and you will have the opportunities to interact with a panel of homeschool families.

Class is held via Zoom.

Understanding your Gifted Child

$60

with Kathi Kearney, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Parenting and educating your gifted child are often challenging. Many parents struggle to find support. Understanding the psychological makeup of gifted children and their typical developmental patterns can guide both parenting and educational decision-making. Discover common characteristics of gifted children and their asynchronous development; how this affects your parenting; how to advocate for your gifted child (both in school and in the community); and what giftedness looks like at different stages of development. Explore cultural differences and the unique aspect of disabilities. Resources and readings will be provided. Interact with a panel of gifted children now, and a group of gifted children - all grown up.

Class is held via Zoom!

Drilled Sea Glass and Stone

$69

with Alice Carroll, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 8, 2022 at 10 am

Learn to drill holes in beach stones or seaglass, then line the hole with a sterling tube rivet. You will create a silver piece of both a stone/glass riveted on top. Bring your collection and as time allows students will be able to drill and create beads and charms that they can attach to chains or wires. No experience necessary. All metals, tools, and supplies provided

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$825

with Kim Cornell, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

C.N.A.’s are in high demand!  Provide patient assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).  CNAs need a strong work ethic in addition to a high level of skill and are critical to quality patient care. Our State of Maine approved CNA course includes 70 classroom hours, 20 lab hours, and 40 clinical hours (meeting the new state requirements). You must be 18 and have either a high school diploma or HiSET/GED. Enrollment is limited to 10.  Anticipated class start date is January 10th and tentative schedule is Monday -Thursday 5-9pm.  There is a MANDATORY ORIENTATION on January 4th from 5-8pm during which classroom and clinical expectations will be reviewed and a course summary will be provided.

You will be given a CASAS Reading Assessment and a personal interview will be scheduled. The cost of the class is $825, we will discuss options that qualify you to take the class at no cost! 





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