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Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5

with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Aug 31, 2020

Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program.  She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center.  She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years.  During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.

Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center.  The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.

This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.

Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$35

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

This is a natural follow-up to "Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhoneiPad," but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ALA-CARTE
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COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ALA-CARTE

Free

with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Sep 24, 2020 at 9 am

Career Exploration, Linked-In, Financial Literacy/Home Budgeting, Technology Basics, Work Readiness, Resume Writing, Civic Awareness, E-Portfolio, Life/Soft Skills, Interest and Learning Styles inventory.

MAX enrollment 6 per class per day

MUST call our office to attend on the day of class

TECHNOLOGY BASICS FOR THE COMMUNITY
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TECHNOLOGY BASICS FOR THE COMMUNITY

Free

with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Sep 24, 2020 at 1 pm

Are you concerned that not having the right technology skills will hold you back? Are you a first-time user or just need to “freshen up”? In this very informal style class you will establish basic but essential skills that will help you feel more confident and effective at using technology to stay engaged. Familiarity with navigating Teleconferencing platforms such as Zoom and Google Meet have recently become very popular topics. You may use this time to understand how to better support your child’s online learning. We’ll offer support in creating and managing emails and basic documents, performing effective internet research and more. Bring your own computer or use ours. 

We’re Mac, PC, Chromebook, iPhone and Android friendly! 1 hour flex time block.

MAX enrollment 6 per class per day

MUST call our office to attend on the day of class

INTEGRATED 21st CENTURY SKILLS
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INTEGRATED 21st CENTURY SKILLS

Free

with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 3 pm

Required class for students enrolled in FCAE. This class is designed to provide students with the computer knowledge and skills necessary for success in their classes at FCAE and beyond. Topics include, but are not limited to, personal and public computer use, internet safety, password creation/management, Gmail, Google Drive: docs, sheets and slides, online remote learning, media bias, and social media.

MAX enrollment 6 per class per day

MUST call our office to attend on the day of class

Tech Spot

$5

with Lynn Perry, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 3 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project that offers technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district.

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, this semester the Tech Spot will be offered as a phone-in help line.

At select times, you may call a support person who will be available to try to answer questions and troubleshoot technology problems. Examples of possible help sessions include general computer operation, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance with some software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well. Please call the Adult Education office at 474-7553 with any questions you may have.

Help line number provided after registration is complete.

Tech Spot

$5

with Lynn Perry, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project that offers technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district.

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, this semester the Tech Spot will be offered as a phone-in help line.

At select times, you may call a support person who will be available to try to answer questions and troubleshoot technology problems. Examples of possible help sessions include general computer operation, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance with some software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well. Please call the Adult Education office at 474-7553 with any questions you may have.

Help line number provided after registration is complete.

Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Training Course

$849

with Savannah Chadbourne, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This 8-week intensive program will prepare you to successfully take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be assisting the Pharmacist in every aspect of the daily running of the pharmacy: preparing medications, receiving and verifying prescriptions, helping customers, plus many other vital tasks. This is a high growth profession with great salaries and benefits. Due to the accelerated nature of this course, it is recommended that students be able to grasp content and concepts quickly. Because of the ongoing pandemic this course will be a hybrid of teacher created YouTube informational and instructional videos (2 per week) followed by a weekly Zoom virtual class with the instructor for assignment review and Q & A. Student’s with prior medical experience, CNA’s, CRMA’s, or even PCA’s are strongly encouraged to register. High School diploma required. Payment plans available.

Instructor: Savannah Chadbourne, CPhT
Start date: Monday, 10/12, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, via Zoom Meeting
Location: Online
Fee: $ 849 (includes textbook & PTCB Cert test voucher)





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