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Adult Basic Education (ABE) English
Whether pursuing a diploma or just “brushing up” on English related skills, this class has something for you. Practice your reading comprehension skills and enhance your writing. Review the parts of speech or prepare for college entrance exams. This course provides individualized and small group instruction in grammar, reading, and spelling. You can learn without embarrassment.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) Math
with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education
Our Civics course is perfect for anyone who would like to study the rights and duties of citizens and the workings of the United States government. Students study the theoretical, political, and practical aspects of Citizenship, Government, and the History of the United States. This class will help prepare you for the Citizenship exam. Schedule set with student at enrollment.
College and Career Advising
with Nick Beverage, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education
College and Career Advising
Are you thinking about making a change in your job or career? Are you considering going back to school for further training and education, but aren’t sure where to go? RSU13 Adult Education can help! Our college and career advisor can meet with you to complete career assessments, research options that fit your needs and make a plan to reach your goal. If you are considering college and training programs, our instructors can help you improve your English and Math scores on the tests needed to gain admission. We can help you apply for financial aid and scholarships, and assist you with the transition into your program. Call today for a free appointment! 207-594-9764
Number Skills for College - Online
with January Hapworth, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Note: This class will be offered virtually through a combination of email, texting, Zoom, and/or online learning. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.
This course will prepare students for Algebra I and/or entry-level college math. Whether you need a refresher before registering for your first college math course or need to improve your scores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course helpful. There will be a review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other essential math skills. Word problems and the language of math will be explored.
Reading & Writing Learning Lab
with GNG Adult Education Instructors, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education
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: 11am to 2pm
English Language Learners (ELL) Level A
with Sam Smithwick, Biddeford Adult Education
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 Marci at (207) 282-3883.
Reading Skills for College
with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Effective reading comprehension is essential to success at the college level and to advance in one’s career. This course is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and critical analysis. An emphasis is placed on developing vocabulary and improving reading speed. Assignments introduce students to college level textbooks, outlining strategies, and critical researching skills.
Remote instruction by appointment on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.