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21st Century Workforce Initiative Program
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21st Century Workforce Initiative Program

Free

with Brandi Merry, Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid summer work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center. Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $11 per hour, after taking part in no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.

Information/Application Day:  

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019

10:30 a.m. Lawrence Adult Education, 4 School Street, Fairfield

3:00 p.m. MSAD 54 Adult Education, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan

 

Interview/CASAS Day:        

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

10:30 a.m. Lawrence Adult Education, 4 School Street, Fairfield

3:00 p.m. MSAD 54 Adult Education, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan

 

Assessment Day:     

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 - 1:00-4:00 p.m. at KVCC Hinckley Campus, Averill Building, Room 209

 

Class SCHEDULE:       

SEPT. 16 – OCT. 4, 2019 - 3:30-7:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, KVCC Hinckley Campus, Averill Building, Room 209

 

Work Experience SCHEDULE:         

OCTOBER 7 – NOVEMBER 22, 2019:  20 hours per week with employer (to be determined)

 

Attendance IS mandatory AT THE INFORMATION, INTERVIEW, AND ASSESSMENT DAYS FOR ALL POTENTIAL PARTICIPANTS.

A to Z Grant Writing ONLINE
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A to Z Grant Writing ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

A to Z Grant Writing ONLINE 

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant-writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package. 

This course speaks mainly to nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors.  It's also an excellent primer for individuals wishing to become grant-writing consultants or community grant-writing volunteers. 

Many of this course's elements also easily translate to the for-profit field and to individual artists, and material specifically designed for businesses and individuals is included.  No matter who you are or what level of experience you have, you'll find the A to Z of writing and submitting successful proposals here!

 To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/grant-writing-a-to-z?tab=detail

 

 

 

Accounting Fundamentals II  ONLINE
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Accounting Fundamentals II ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

While it is true that accounting professionals are scarce, those with corporate accounting experience are even more rare. This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Charlene Messier's online Accounting Fundamentals course (or another introductory accounting course) to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. In Accounting Fundamentals II, you'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness and accountability while also gaining a marketable skill, this is the course for you.

 

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/accounting-fundamentals-2?tab=detail

 

 

Accuplacer Testing
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Accuplacer Testing

Free

with Carol Davis, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 18 weeks

We offer free Accuplacer testing. Thinking of college? Whether it be first time, part time, we can see where you are at. Testing is done on Mondays, you must call and make an appointment. 549-4687

Administrative Assistant Fundamentals ONLINE
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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

Rapid growth in the health, legal services, data processing, management, public relations, and other industries have created many new job opportunities for administrative assistants. This course will help you discover and master the essentials of managerial and staff support, information and records management, communications technology, travel and meeting coordination, space planning, and office ergonomics. You'll become an indispensable member of your team by identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to turn your office into a high productivity machine.This course and its follow up (Administrative Assistant Applications)may help you prepare for the internationally-recognized Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP®) exam offered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®).Note: This course is not affiliated with, nor has it been endorsed by, the International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®).

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/administrative-assistant-fundamentals?tab=detail

 

 

Basic Small Engine Repair

$79

with John Drogosek, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course focuses on the fundamentals of what it takes to get an engine to run. With a combination of classroom and shop time, we will explore various small engine problems and the methods used to make repairs. Projects from home are always welcome!

Instructor: John Drogosek

6 Tuesdays, 6-8:00 pm

Begins: September 17, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $79

Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women

$149

with Bonnie Gross, York Adult & Community Education

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

Beginner Drone Flying
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Beginner Drone Flying

$159

with Col. Daniel Leclair, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 19, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

(sUAS—small Unmanned Aircraft Systems) If you are ready to explore this exploding career field, now is the time! This 23-hour course is designed for anyone using or looking to use drones. We cover operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses and applications across industries, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, operational risks, insurance, career opportunities and much more. If you are in, or thinking about, real estate, construction, highways, agriculture, insurance, public safety, photography, media, inspection, etc. or want to start a business, learn how your industry can be transformed in new, cost-effective ways. We discuss how Maine citizens are using these unmanned aircraft in their businesses and how you can employ drones in your business or start a new one. Prerequisites: Ability to read and write the English language to at least the eighth-grade level, and comfortable using a computer and internet browser.

NOTE: Class times include a working lunch. Please come prepared with a bagged lunch, snacks and drinks. Microwave and fridge are available for use.

Saturday, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 9AM - 2PM for 3 sessions

Location: Windham Raymond Adult Education Learning Center

Call 892-1819 to register or for more information





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