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Maine Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

$30

with BoomerTECH Adventures, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

Doing  basic internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there  are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will unlock the  secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices provided on the opening  screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities hidden within the share feature,  and a demo of why you want to click on the AA button. After completing the five  lessons you will truly know the ins and out of Safari.

*Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class is based on iOS devices and Mac computers and the technology requirements for this class are a strong internet connection and a MAC Computer, iPad, iPhone to access videos and articles. This is a fully asynchronous, online course that students complete on your own time and at your own speed. Each course includes a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class. Instructors are available for personalized support for the class via email and/ or online chat.

Basic Computer Skills Assessment

Free

with Northstar Testing and Training, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 9 am

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills you need to be successful in school, work, and home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either in a class, or in personalized lessons.

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How to Write a Great Resume: 1-on-1

Free

with Diane Ross, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 9 am

Whether you have never written a résumé, or just need to update one, this course will teach you the best ways to present your experience, skills, and career goals. In this challenging employment market, your résumé must reflect your skills in ways that will ensure that you will be contacted for an interview.

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KNITTING WITH THE “KNOTTY KNITTERS”

Free

with Sue Moulton, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

The “Knotty Knitters” is a group of fiber enthusiasts with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. The members would like to invite new individuals to join. If you’re a novice, instructional support can be arranged. If you’re a pro, this is an opportunity to pass along your knowledge. This group meets year-round except for major holidays. Ongoing. Join anytime!

 

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Private Piano Lessons

$120

with Susan Frank, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 5, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Have you always wanted to learn to play the piano? Do you know a little about piano but want to learn a special song for a one time occasion? I can help with this!! You can learn on Facetime or in person at York Middle School and have private half hour piano lessons using the Alfred piano method that will have you playing with both hands in the first two lessons!

Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training F22

Free

with Jeffrey Carpenter, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 , runs for 15 weeks

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to help children who are currently in need for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules then three four-hour live sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course, may register. This course is a free course. For more information, contact Jeffrey Carpenter, Workforce Recruitment Specialist. 207-653-0907. jcarpenter@woodfords.org

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Number Skills for College - Online

Free

with January Hapworth, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2022

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.

 

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Reading Skills for College

Free

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

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 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.

Remote instruction by appointment on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.

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