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Estate Planning


with Marta Haydym, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 17, 2022 at 6 pm

Discover all that is needed about Estate Planning. We will go over Powers of Attorney, Wills, Healthcare Directives and some of the basics of trusts.

Do you have a specific question to ask? Come to class to find out the answer.

Preparing Your Estate


with Marta Haydym, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Designed to help people better understand the basics of estate planning so they can consider the options that make the most sense for their specific situations. Topics include: creating a will, the benefits of trusts in estate planning, how to help reduce taxes on estates and how insurance can help protect your family.

THURS • NOV 17th $10

QuickBooks 2021-Advanced Applications


with Teresa Johnson, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Nov 29, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This Intuit-approved course is a live, instructor-led advanced course using Windows 10 Desktop and is suitable for experienced QuickBooks users. It is a Microsoft Office Suite course using official course material and will cover advanced features in QuickBooks. Prerequisite: QuickBooks Basics/Intermediate course or instructor’s permission.This course provides the MOS certification pathway (no expiration) for interested students, and students may elect to take the official exam when ready. Loaner laptops are provided for the duration of the class so that all students may have access to a Windows 10 device at home. Call the Adult Ed office for separate purchase details of the required printed textbook/eBook which accompanies this course (same materials from QuickBooks Basics & Intermediate course.) If you have not previously taken a QuickBooks course at MCST please be sure to complete the 3-part form at this link before the first class.



with Jill Braceland DBA Managing Change, York Adult Education

Calendar Dec 7, 2022 at 6 pm

This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints. Leave with an action plan.

Medicare 101 Dec. F22


with Courtney Cowan, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Dec 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Whether you are newly eligible for Medicare or have been enrolled for years, this class has something for everyone. This class will help you gain information on how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible, and many other important topics. We will also discuss supplemental insurance that can be purchased to compliment original Medicare. There are many different products and carriers available therefore it is so important to become educated about the options you can choose. Medicare has various enrollment periods, which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful. The instructor can offer insurance products through Maine Medicare Solutions, a licensed insurance agency. All fees are to help cover MMRACE’s expenses Limit 10 students.

Microsoft Excel - Advanced


with Val Landry, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 12, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

This is live online using ZOOM.

During this session you will learn how to hide data, split and freeze a window, create ranges, understand the name manager, learn additional functions, copy & paste special, sort data, and learn the power of filters. Examples of using Microsoft Excel as a Practical Tool-Intermediate  Listing 

Amortization Table – Quickly determine monthly payment due on any loan, showing principal payment, interest, and total accumulated interest. Provides users with the ability to shop for the best interest rate and see savings instantly.

Jeopardy Game – Create this game for use in your classroom as a teaching tool or at home to entertain family and friends. You will be amazed at what you can create in Excel. 

Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables Basics


with Val Landry, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 9, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

This is live online using ZOOM.

What can you do with Excel Pivot Tables? A better question is what can’t you do? The Pivot Table function is probably one of the more powerful and useful tools used in Excel. You will learn how to prepare your data for use in a pivot table, create your first pivot table, customize various structures of your table, design your table, create calculated fields and items. This is live online using ZOOM.

Medicare 101 2.9.23


with Anna Moorman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 9, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
Anna Moorman, of Allen Insurance & Financial, is a licensed insurance agent with a decade of experience helping individuals find the right Medicare coverage based on one's personal needs, budget, and risk tolerance. During this class she will help answer questions including: What does Medicare cover? What does Medicare NOT cover? When can I enroll in Medicare? What is a Medicare Advantage plan? What is a Medicare Supplement plan?

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