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Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace


with UGotClass LERN, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 5, 2021

Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today’s fast paced ever-changing environment and will enable your future career success.

Instructor: Online Instructor
Section 1: Mon - Fri, 2/1 - 2/26, At Your Own Pace
Section 2: Mon - Fri, 4/5 - 4/30, At Your Own Pace
Location: Online
Fee: $195



with UGot Class, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2021

This is an online course.

Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they want to do business.  Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a podcast. 

This step-by-step class will take you from start to finish and cover the required elements needed to get your show online.  Come to class with your idea and end with your show online for all to hear.

Project Management Certificate


with UGot Class, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2021

Online Course Certification

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management.  Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer.  Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation.   Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure.    

First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.  An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided.  Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide.

This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work.    

Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48 



Introduction to Project Management

Feb 1 – 26, 2021

Project Management Processes

Mar 1 – 26, 2021

Project Management Knowledge Areas

Apr 5 – 30, 2021

Payment plan available: $165 deposit plus 2 payments of $165.00, paid weekly.
Welding - MIG I - Feb.
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Welding - MIG I - Feb.


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

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This live 36-hour course is for students with no prior or little experience in MIG welding. This course will cover shop safety, trouble-shooting problems, machine settings, basic metal joints and how to weld them.  Safety is covered in the first two sessions; math-for-industry tutorial available. If you're enrolling, be sure to complete the following forms:

Welding_Machine Reg Form

Barriers to Employment for Workforce Training according to ME Dept

Phlebotomy with CPT Certification
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Phlebotomy with CPT Certification


with Academy of Medical Professions, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician by professionals in the industry.  Our course is all-inclusive, and in-depth, you will be able to Perform basic phlebotomy procedures, Evaluate patients for ability to withstand venipuncture procedure, Explain the venipuncture procedure and answer patient questions, Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients, Prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards.  $2,500 includes national certification, books, resume and job assistance.  Payment plans available.  Call Academy of Medical Professions toll free 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or email  For more information download the following document: Phlebotomy Info Package 2021

Intro to SketchUp


with Lee Fox, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 6 pm

SketchUp is fun and easy-to-learn 3D design software, traditionally used by architects and engineers. This near-perfect software application can be used for a wide range of drawing applications--the sky’s the limit! Known as a “pencil with super powers,” this intuitive design tool is used in film, television and theater design, landscape architecture, woodworking and civil/mechanical engineering, to name a few. In this introductory 1-night session, Lee will cover plans and pricing choices for SketchUp Pro Studio used for personal or professional use. He will discuss downloading and installation, and offer suggestions for resources available to guide users in Desktop, Web, Viewer, Style Builder, and 3D Warehouse. You will be inspired to draw and design anything you can imagine with SketchUp!

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Excel - Beginners


with DJ LeVasseur, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Do you need to manage large sets of numbers, names, dates or other information? In fact, most workplaces require that new employees have a basic level of understanding of Excel. This course introduces you to the program’s basic functions and uses. Through hands-on online lessons, you will learn numerous shortcuts to set up worksheets, calculate formulas, and sorting data.

Instructor: DJ LeVasseur
Thursdays, 2/4 - 2/25, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $39

Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Training Course


with Savannah Chadbourne, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2021 , runs for 10 weeks

Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Training Course

This 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, which runs approximately 8 to 10 weeks, 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. Students with prior medical experience, CNA’s, CRMA’s, or even PCA’s are strongly encouraged to register. High School diploma required. Payment plans available. Register at

Instructor: Savannah Chadbourne, CPhT
Start date: Monday, 2/8, 6:00 – 8pm, Zoom meeting
Fee: $849, includes textbook and PTCB Certification test voucher


If you have a felony on your record, please be aware that this may hinder you applying for a job or obtaining your certification; please be sure to contact WRAE at 207-892-1819 prior to registration.

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