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More Hidden Gems in your iPhone/iPad

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

In our basic course on “hidden gems,” we explored: tracking, slide to type, customizing your control center, and accessing the built-in scanner among other cool features. In this level 2 course, we delve into the additional secrets of our iPhones and iPads. Learn how to set up helpful widgets, control text size, choose an interesting Siri sidekick, access important privacy features, and more. You’ll definitely increase your understanding of the intricacies of your iPhone and/or iPad at the conclusion of this course.

 

Now What Do I Want to Be.....

Free

with GNG Adult Education Advisors, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Have you been out of the workforce raising kids or caring for a family member? Whatever the reason, if you are looking for your next step, wondering what your next move will be, give us a call! We will help you identify your career interests and figure out how to get there. Individual appointments will be made with one of our advisors.

Call 657-9612 or email gngadulted@sad15.org for more information and to set up an appointment!

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Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records? This course will prepare you for a lifetime of worthwhile personal financial planning. The tools you will learn are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine. They will help you gain control over the financial impact of the choices you make. You will learn to create and use a budget, borrow and invest wisely, make intelligent decisions about insurance, and plan for your financial future. You will develop a retirement savings plan, and you will be better prepared to make large purchases and plan for taxes. You will learn the essentials of household bookkeeping, recordkeeping requirements, and much, much more.

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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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

$100

with Curt Simmons, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time. You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!

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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Secrets of the Caterer
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Secrets of the Caterer

$100

with ed2go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Catering is a business that has become very popular, especially for those who love to cook and plan parties. From weddings, to showers, to business parties, catering is a home-based business that gives the caterer an exciting and creative career.

In this introductory course, you will learn how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work. Learn the fundamentals of the catering business, how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients. The course focuses on cooking skills every caterer needs, with an introduction to the business side of catering. You'll also receive many unique and tested recipes that you can use to jump-start your business. Build your catering skills and begin a new and exciting career today.

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Spanish for Medical Professionals
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

$115

with Tara Bradley Williams, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

What do you do if a patient needs your help, but you can't understand them? What if you encounter worried family members, but aren't able to reassure them that everything will be fine? Those in the medical field can easily find themselves in such situations, and you want to be prepared. Medical Spanish courses are the perfect solution. This simple and enjoyable Spanish for Medical Professionals course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap.

With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. What's more, adding Spanish skills to your resume can broaden your career horizons and give you an advantage over other healthcare workers. This course skips the "touristy" topics and focuses on the basic medical Spanish phrases you really need to know in a medical setting. Whether you're new to the language or just want a refresher, this medical Spanish class can help you. ¡Vamos! (Let's go!)

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Spanish for Medical Professionals II
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Spanish for Medical Professionals II

$115

with Tara Bradley Williams, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Do you feel like you have a pretty good sense of intro Spanish, but are ready to take it to the next level? This course picks up where the first course, Spanish for Medical Professionals, left off. If you didn't take the first course, no problem! This course is also for healthcare providers who already have a pretty good sense of Spanish, but just need more medical vocabulary to sharpen their skills.

You'll review the basic body parts and organs and also explore vocabulary and phrases related to insurance and expressions for patient assessments, exams, and communicating pain. You'll learn terminology found in tons of specialties, including pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, OB/GYN, radiology, orthopedics, cardiovascular, oncology, physical and occupational therapies, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology. The course will even talk about terms related to diet and discharge. It's a great Spanish foundation for healthcare workers!

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Start a Pet Sitting Business
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Start a Pet Sitting Business

$115

with Jeff Grognet, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

If you're an animal lover, find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you will master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. You'll begin with pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and the identification of common diseases. You will learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You will discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. You'll also explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care.

In addition, you will delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You will discover how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money. Then, you will look at opportunities for expanding your pet sitting services. Is a dog-walking service right for you? Can you train puppies? Do you want to look after other animals, including horses? By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter. In addition, you will discover how your pet sitting business can grow to continually challenge and satisfy you.

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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