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Digital Literacy


with Kenlyn Clark, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2023 at 1:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Level one of the Digital Literacy Pathway covers the essential knowledge and skills that people need to be successful in the digital age.

Students will get an overview of fundamental software and hardware concepts, learn what it means to be a good digital citizen, learn how to search effectively online, create content, collaborate, and protect themselves and their reputation online.

This class is offered in-person as well as online. Tuesday/Thursdays 130-250P

Support labs are available in-person or online. Monday/Wednesday 130-250P

This course is offered as part of our Adult Education High School Diploma program by Computer Technology teacher Kenlyn Clark, as well as for the general public for just $20. 

Microsoft Excel: Basic


with Kenlyn Clark, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course includes an introduction to electronic spreadsheets and how they are used, the difference between text, numbers, and calculating in Excel, creating and using formulas, right and wrong ways to enter a formula (and why, copying and pasting, drag and drop editing, formatting, printing working with columns and rows, absolute references and an introduction to charts.

This is an in-person offering, however offered online if requested. Rolling enrollment. Held on Tuesdays/Thursdays 5-630P with Kenlyn Clark.

Full Course

Life Skills


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

Calendar Jan 23, 2023 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.

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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with Renee Payeur, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 3, 2023 at 3 pm, runs for 2 weeks

It’s not just a matter of teaching old, young, or other such “dogs” new tricks. You can do it! Technology is more user-friendly than you may realize. Learn the basics of informational and transferable skills focusing on what you want to do and how to simplify life using your computer, laptop, or tablet as well as the Internet and Gmail. Bring your laptop or tablet. If you need one to use, just let us know. Please pre-register as space is limited.

Want to Become a Foster Parent?


with Stephanie Eklund, York Adult Education

Calendar Apr 5, 2023 at 6 pm

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent! Come learn about the licensing process and the different ways you can help Maine children.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED


with Carrie Bonnefond, York Adult Education

Calendar Apr 10, 2023 at 6 pm
1 additional session on May 8, 2023

This is a blended online/in-person course taught by Lighthouse Health and Safety. The online portion must be completed before the skill session. This course, which meets OSHA/workplace requirements, will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. 

Students who successfully complete this course will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. 

Once you register you will receive a link/login information to access the online portion of the class. There is a 6-person minimum to run the class. If we do not meet that minimum you can move to another class date.


Substitute Teacher Training


with Kelli Gilzow Stowell, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 14, 2023 at 2:30 pm

Looking for a flexible, rewarding way to earn money while helping Augusta School Department meet the needs of teachers and students?  Become a substitute teacher! 

Our substitute teacher training gives you the information you need to understand the role of a sub, policies and procedures of the school department, rate of pay and how to get hired. 

This is FREE of CHARGE.  

Course length: 3 hours 

In-Person or offered synchronously via ZOOM 


HiSET 101 - Session Four Online


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

Calendar Apr 25, 2023 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. 

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 will need a valid photo id for official HiSET testing.

Register online or call 474-7553 FMI.


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