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Maine Adult Education


ESL/ELL (English as a Second Language)


with Sasha Alsop, Washington County Adult Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

Sasha Alsop is offering English classes and one-on-one tutoring. The schedule is flexible and can be built around the student's work schedule. She is avaiable most days and evenings. 

Contact Sasha at 207-812-2306 or

Sasha Alsop esta ofreciendo clases de ingles y tutoria individual este ontone. El harario es flexible y se puede construir alrededor de horario de trabajo del estudiante. Ella esta dispnsible la mayoria de los dia y la noche. Su numero es 207-812-2306 o

English for High School Completion


with Shelley Goad, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 11, 2021 at 9 am

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. Class days and times subject to change based on student enrollment needs. No classes 1/18, 2/15, 2/16, 4/19 and 4/20. 

Instructor: Shelley Goad  
Mon/Tues, 1/11 - 5/25, 9:00 - 11:00 AM 
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online  
Fee: Free

English as a Second Language (ESL)


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

Calendar Jan 11, 2021 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.

Life Skills


with Jean Philpot, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021 at 5 pm

In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this semester the class will be reduced to one day per week.

Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.

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Becoming a US Citizen


with Barry Lewis, South Portland Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 12, 2021

Preparing for the citizenship exam in this online class. Learn and discuss information about American government, history and your responsibilities as a citizen. Students will gain access to an online study program supported by a live teacher. Various study methods will be used and practice exams will be given. Live time with a teacher will be arranged according to student/teacher availability.

Number Skills for College - Online


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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021

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.


HiSET 101 - AM


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

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 at 8:30 am

This year we are excited to offer one of our HiSET 101 sessions online. Instruction will occur using tools like Zoom and Google Classroom. Students will still come in occasionally for one-on-one testing. COVID-19 cleaning and safety protocols will, of course, be followed.

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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Reading Skills for College


with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 at 9 am

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.

Class will continue remotely if in-person instruction is not possible.

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