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The College Admission Process
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The College Admission Process

Free

with Wendy Thompson, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

How do colleges really choose students?   High school students and adults and parents will learn about the many factors college admissions officers consider when choosing applicants.  This interactive workshop will demonstrate the role essays, interviews, grades and other factors play in the admission decisions colleges make. Wendy spent twelve years on the Bowdoin college Admissions staff, where she evaluated thousands of applications and conducted hundreds of interviews.

The Shoes of Another: A Book Club

Free

with Emily Nash, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 11 weeks

What does it mean to be in another person’s shoes? What does this perspective give us? Join this book discussion group to discuss these questions and discover the world of books and ideas. Learn how to relate the themes in books to your own life and to share your ideas with others. This four-session monthly book group is a great way to build your confidence in reading, discussing ideas and preparing for school, college, work or social situations. You’ll receive nine books as part of this special program provided through the generous support of the Maine Humanities Council. 01/30/19; 02/27/19; 03/27/19; 04/24/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/01/19.

If you're interested in this offering or know someone who is, please call 664-7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or more information.

Volunteer Tutor Training Online Hybrid-Bangor (Evening Session)

$35

with Annie Sargent and Meredith Eaton, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Jan 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor will offer the online tutor training developed by ProLiteracy for its member organizations with a pilot hybrid starting in January 2019. The training is offered in partnership with Ellsworth Adult Education. By taking this training you can prepare to be an ESL or Basic Reading tutor.  The introductory session is an orientation so you can attend to decide if you'd like to pursue the training.  This first and the last sessions will be 'live' (in person) and the intervening 12-16 hours will be completed online with access to online discussion with a cohort and local facilitator supporting you.  Participants must be self directed, and possess an intermediate level of internet and computer experience.  Face to face sessions will be held Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor 6:00p-8:00p, Thursday 01/24/19 and 03/07/19.

A contribution of $35.00 defrays the cost of the textbook and training materials; scholarships are available.

Volunteer Tutor Training Online Hybrid-Ellsworth (Morning Session)

$35

with Annie Sargent and Meredith Eaton, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 9 am

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor will offer the online tutor training developed by ProLiteracy for its member organizations with a pilot hybrid starting in January 2019. The training is offered in partnership with Ellsworth Adult Education. By taking this training you can prepare to be an ESL or Basic Reading tutor.  The introductory session is an orientation so you can attend to decide if you'd like to pursue the training.  This first and the last sessions will be 'live' (in person) and the intervening 12-16 hours will be completed online with access to online discussion with a cohort and local facilitator supporting you.  Participants must be self directed, and possess an intermediate level of internet and computer experience. Meredith Eaton and Annie Sargent will be the facilitators. Face to face sessions will be held 9:00a-11;00a on Tuesdays, 01/29/19 and 03/12/19.

A contribution of $35.00 defrays the cost of the textbook and training materials; scholarships are available.

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Writer's Group

Free

with Deena Staples, Deer Isle Adult Education

Calendar Jan 23, 2019 at 4 pm
Writing For College
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Writing For College

Free

with Academic Instructor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

If college is in your future and you will need to brush up on your writing skills, this is the class for you.Learn the essentials of writing, including sentence skills and easy formatting. This course will give you a boost of confidence and the skills needed to enter a college level writing class.

Available in Casco, Naples and The Fryeburg Area days and evenings.

Join this class today by calling us @627-4291.

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