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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

$115

with Shirley George Frazier, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! You will learn to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You will learn to create your own unique business identity, and discover what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises and find a sales approach the fits your personality. You will learn how to find and get into the best craft shows, as well as design booths that really draw customers in. You will discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success whether you are selling through craft shows, in galleries, online, or even in your own retail store.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Take Fabulous Photos of the Flora & Fauna in your World

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

Take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife! Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate and give examples of using focus, exposure and HDR features to capture the beauty of your surroundings; avoiding blurry images; tips for composing images; and editing options that turn the so-so into stunning! Included with the instructional videos are several articles to build your repertoire of photographic strategies. Learn to use your camera or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities.

Open Enrollment - take it when you want!

 

Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhone/iPad Camera

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Discover camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

Open Enrollment - take it when you want!

 

Unlock Safari's Secrets on your Mac

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

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.

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! 

Where Does All My Money Go?
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Where Does All My Money Go?

$100

with Matt Crabtree, CFP, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Ever get frustrated that you never seem to get ahead? Are you and your family constantly arguing about money? Do you ever wonder where your money went last month? Do you have trouble saving money? Want to work on paying down your debt, but don't know where to find the money? This course will teach you the very basics of how to get control of your finances rather than letting them control you. It is the help you need before learning about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning. There aren't many places that you can go to learn these principles, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn online. Start to make conscious decisions about spending and saving. Find out where your money goes. Make your own informed choices about where you want it to go. Learn how to fund your dreams and how to save money for everything from emergencies to vacations. If you have ever felt lost about where to start working on your finances, this course is for you. You can't afford not to take this course and change your habits. This course is an investment in your future and you will save the cost of the course many times over by applying what you learn.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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WOWI Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

The WOWI (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! 

This WOWI service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Maine Department of Education. Please complete this brief survey for the DOE and the WOWI is free. If you’d rather not, then the cost is $75.

The counseling time can be in person at the York Adult Education or livestreamed on your computer.

 

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Take the WOWI with Us!
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Take the WOWI with Us!

$30

with Linda Winton, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 26 weeks

A career is a well-planned opportunity to find your best fit in the world of work. Take the WOWI (The World of Work Inventory) and assess your skills, interests, and values and map out a career path that will allow you to express your best self, feed your soul, and follow your passion. We’ll also look at the current labor market and combine information to help you land your dream job.

Call our office at 929-9185 and make an appointment to take the WOWI. Find out what you want to do when you grow up!

Fee: $30 (Free for active students in our academic programs.)

Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers
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Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers

$199

with York Adult Education

Calendar Aug 1, 2022

This Certificate in Emerging Technology for Manag-ers addresses blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotics. Learners who have completed this suite of courses are knowledgeable in how each technology affects business processes and how each contributes to a discussion about the future of labor. In the current business environment, managers and leaders should have a baseline understanding of these emerging technologies. Certificate holders are informed about cryptocurrencies and how blockchain is restoring trust and security in Internet transactions. Learners have examined how artificial intelligence is leading to gains in efficiency and performance, along with concepts and metrics for management to consider when evaluating an investment in robotics.

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