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HiSET 101 - PM

Free

with Heather Toth, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Get started in the HiSET® Program by attending our orientation for new students. Orientation will provide an overview of the HiSET® process and guide participants through intake, assessment, and pre-testing. Workshops on college and career planning, financial literacy, and technology skills (all essential skills for success at college and in the workplace) will be provided.

Attendance at orientation classes is mandatory.

At the end of orientation, students will be referred to final HiSET® testing or scheduled for additional academic help.

Students must present a valid photo id and social security card at the first class.

Classes begin every 4 weeks --- call 474-7553 to schedule your orientation.

 

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English for High School Completion

Free

with Shelley Goad, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Our English classes include vocabulary lessons, essay writing and a number of activities that help strengthen important communication skills such as listening and speaking as students work to complete credit for high school diploma.

Instructor: Shelley Goad
Tuesdays, 9/8 - 12/15, 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

HiSET 201

Free

with Stephanie McChord, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This class is designed to help student master the knowledge and skills neccesary to pass the HiSET exam. Think you’re the only one who doesn’t know how to divide fractions? Do you dread having to write an essay for the high school equivalency test? Do not be discouraged – we can help! Join the class where you will gain new knowledge and skills and have fun at the same time. Online test preparation will be available.

Students will have the option of participating remotely or in person instruction. Remote learners will still come to SAHS for occasional testing.

Prerequisite: Must complete HiSET 101 prior to starting this class.

 

Academic Lab

Free

with Todd Narramore, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This academic lab can help prepare you for the HiSET, Accuplacer, 

pre-employment tests, computer skills for students enrolled in academic prep or work place skills and more.

Free to students enrolled in academic classes with Adult Ed.  

HiSet Academic Lab

Free

with Todd Narramore, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Prepare to take the High School Equivalency Test (formerly GED) in the five required areas of: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Get the individual tutoring you need to successfully take each of the tests. 

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English Learners of Other Languages (ELL) Level D1
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English Learners of Other Languages (ELL) Level D1

Free

with Sam Smithwick, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 17 weeks
These classes provide a wide variety of educational options needed to learn English. Students can develop skills necessary to be able to train for new job skills, or transition to college-level courses. Our experienced instructors appreciate ethnic diversity, and cultivate multicultural exchanges in the classrooms. The tuition-free program invites students who may have never been to school, or who may have some high school level education or less. For more information, call (207) 282-6511.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Free

with Nina Pleasants, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020 at 4 pm

Note: This class will be offered virtually through either WhatsApp or Zoom. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.

This class assists students who are not native English speakers develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include helping participants with such important tasks as exploring how to talk with their child’s teacher, scheduling healthcare appointments, completing grocery shopping, obtaining a driver’s license, finding employment or learning about other valuable community resources. Students can enter the class at any time and there is no charge for instruction. Learners at all levels of English proficiency are welcome. For more information, please call 474-7553.

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ESOL Evenings

Free

with Sandy Warren, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This program assists students in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include preparation for the citizenship test upon request. Rolling admission. Students must meet with ABE Coordinator for registration and testing. This class will run either in-person or on-line per CDC guidance. The days and times will be the same. No classes 10/12 and 11/11.

Instructor: Sandy Warren
Mon/Wed: 9/9 - 12/16, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free





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