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Babysitters Training Course
with Katy Genthner, MSAD #40 Adult Education
Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Register EARLY – this class fills up quickly!
Please note: School should be out by June 25th. Hardship discounts are available, call us.
"ed2go" Personalized Learning!!!
with ed2go RSU 39, Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education
You can choose to study at home or come to the learning center and use our up-to-date computer labs.
We offer 360+ instructor-led online courses, from professional technical development to personal interest, through a partnership with Ed2Go. Classes are convenient and affordable. You will spend two to four hours each week completing two lessons in an interactive learning environment in which you will be able to interact with instructors and fellow students in online discussion areas. Most courses begin near the middle of each month and last six weeks. Upon completion of a course with a passing score, you will get confirmation of completion from your learning institution. Most of these courses are 24 hours and may be used for professional CEUs or in addition to campus courses for high school completions.
"ME Suicide Prevention Program"
with Laurie Cavanaugh, Oak Hill Adult & Community Education
"Maine Suicide Prevention Program: Education, Resources & Support - It's Up to ALL of Us"
Presented by Laurie Cavanaugh, CPSP, Regional Parent Support Coordinator
Suicide is a significant concern in Maine and nationwide, but we can do something about it. Come learn more about what you can do to prevent suicide. The goals of the workshop are to heighten awareness about suicide in Maine and beyond. Increate the ability to speak openly about suicide; provide information about the risks and protective factors associated with suicide, teach what warning signs and clues to look for; teach skills to intervene when concerned someone might be considering suicide; and provide helpful resources for participants.
3-D Modeling, Printing & Rapid Prototyping
with John Carney, United Technologies Center - Adult Education
This course will familiarize participants with various types of 3D printing technologies. We will discuss how printers can be used in everyday life as well as some industrial uses, and what affordable options are available at the consumer level. You will learn how to model your own printable objects using either Tinkercad or Fusion 360. In the second half of the class we will cover operation and maintenance of extrusion based 3D printers, and you will be able to print your creations. This class is designed for absolute beginners, but all skill levels are welcome. Wed. 6//20-8/15, 5:30-8:30pm.
5 Week Herbal Series
with Katie Munn, Merrymeeting Adult Education
Have you wanted to incorporate healthy and tasty herbs into your diet through cooking and baking? This is the course for you! Starting on July 12th: Intro to Herbs- We will discuss basic herbs, their Latin names and what they are commonly used for to promote health and wellbeing. July 19th: How to infuse your own oil and make a salve- In this class we will use some of the herbs we discussed the week before and learn how to infuse oils and make our very own healing salve. July 26th: How to make your own tincture- Using our Herbal knowledge we will discuss how to make an herbal tincture and actually make one to take home! August 2nd : How to make and formulate your own tea blends- This class will look at how to successfully make a healing and tasty herbal tea blend. Aug 9th: Herbal Cooking & Baking- Using Teas and Tinctures is a great way to get herbs into you but how about other methods? $40 material fee paid to the instructor on the first night of class.
A to Z Grant Writing
with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education
Ed2go online class!
A to Z Grant Writing - $115, various start dates
A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.
This course speaks mainly to nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors. It's also an excellent primer for individuals wishing to become grant writing consultants or community grant writing volunteers.
Many of this course's elements also easily translate to the for-profit field and to individual artists, and material specifically designed for businesses and individuals is included. No matter who you are or what level of experience you have, you'll find the A to Z of writing and submitting successful proposals here!
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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education
Ed2go Online class!
Accounting Fundamentals - $115, various start dates
Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.
Our instructor-led online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. We focus on creating warm, supportive communities for our learners. New course sessions begin monthly, are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.
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Achieving Top Search Engine Positions (Spring 2018)
with Online with Ed2Go.com/yace, York Adult & Community Education
The vast majority of Web traffic comes from search engines. That means the most important thing you can do to increase your website’s traffic is to improve its search engine ranking. To do that, you have to understand both the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO). In this course, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website’s visibility. You’ll discover how search engines crawl the Web, rank websites, and find previously undiscovered sites, and learn which HTML tags are key to getting sites on a search engine’s radar. Cost: $89 for 6 week online course - www.Online with Ed2Go.com/yace. Session Start Dates: February 14, March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13