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with Grace Davis, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) standarized curriculum is designed for unlicensed workers. Successful completion of this course satisfies Departmental training requirements for workers who wish to pass medications in certain assisted housing programs. The CRMA curriculum is a standard curriculum and replaces any programs previously approved by the Department. It is a regulation requirement for Level III and Level IV Residential Care Facilities, Level III and Level IV PNMIs and Assisted Living Facilities to have workers trained in Medication Administration to administer medications in these settings. This program involves a 24 hour curriculum for the Level III and Level IV residential care facilities that are served by the Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS). 

The CRMA 35-45 hour curriculum is for all other Level III and Level IV facilities. This program can only be taught by trainers approved by the Department of Health and Human Services. 

Payment plan available: $150 deposit plus 2 payments of $75.00, paid every two weeks.

Welding 1


with Mark Richards, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course teaches students who have had little to no welding experience how to correctly and safely use cutting equipment, power tools, and welding equipment used in shielded metal arc welding, commonly known as "stick welding". Students spend extensive time hands-on in the welding shop improving their skills. Students will learn how to create multi-pass fillets with E6010 and E7018 electrodes in all positions and on a variety of joint types. Emphasis will be on creating quality welds and completing safety training on each piece of equipment ad well as general shop safety and PPE. Instructor: Mark Richards                                             

Payment plan available: $200 deposit plus 4 payments of $98.75, paid weekly.

eDiscovery for Paralegals 1/13


with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 13, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

From 12/4/19 to 12/31/19 you can access a 10% discount for this class (online registration only).

Upon checkout, click the “Promo Code” tab and enter “Winter 2020” and your 10% discount will be activated!


This introductory 7-week course is for those entering the eDiscovery field, as well as professionals wanting to broaden their knowledge of the eDiscovery process. Course covers the entire eDiscovery process, from preparation, to collection, to review of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Learners will progress through the basics of eDiscovery prep, best practices for ESI collection, and the review process. 

Books: $89

21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Program


with Jeremy Lehan, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 14, 2020 at 3 pm

For Youth (16-24) No Longer Attending the K-12 System

The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid 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 $12 per hour, after participating in a no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring class. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.

Pre-register for Information and Application here online!



CRMA Certified Residential Medication Assistant - Jan.
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CRMA Certified Residential Medication Assistant - Jan.


with Terry Adkins, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2020 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

This 40 hour CRMA course includes classroom, with clinical available after successful completion of classroom. All students must complete clinical, either with our instructor or arranged through your facility. Successful students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. Certification is valid for two years. Clinical component is an additional $125 cost if done with the MCST instructor. Please call 596-7752 option 3 for an application.  This is a daytime Friday course.

Vocational Rehabilitation January


with Spencer Trenoweth, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 2:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This two hour workshop provides an opportunity to learn more about the vocational rehabilitation services available in the state of Maine. If you have any disability or think you might have one and want to work, but can’t because of the disability, please attend this workshop to learn more about what might be available to help you get to work.

No cost but pre-registration is required.


RISE UP - National Retail Federation Foundation


with Linda Greer, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Kittery Adult Education is partnering with the Outlets at Kittery to offer you a RISE Up Integrated Education and Training  (IET) program. The RISE Up curricula is from the NRF—National Retail Federation Foundation.  This IET combines practical writing skills, retail financial literacy and the RISE Up  curricula to prepare you for a successful future in retail employment.


This Winter 2020 program is designed to help entry-level sales and service associates learn skills related to a career in retail (or any industry that values customer service and sales skills). Upon completion of the IET RISE Up  program, you will have earned the RISE Up Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential.  An industry-recognized credential from the world’s largest retail industry association.

This program will be held in Kittery at Traip Academy High School in Adult Education. It consists of 24 total hours. 

Registration is on Jan. 21 or Jan. 22 from 3-6 p.m. Classes will meet on Mon., Tue., & Thur., Jan. 28—Feb. 13, 3-6-p.m..

Maximum participants: 12. 

For more details contact Cindy:  

AEFLA Grant funding pays the $99 exam fee for the RISE Up Professional Credential.


Phlebotomy Technician
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Phlebotomy Technician


with Chris Connor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Jan 25, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks

**Our next class will start January 2020**

**Orientation January 11, 2020**

The Phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team who obtains a patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed across the healthcare system. Classroom and clinical experience at Bridgton Hospital includes medical terminology, blood collection, procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Learners must produce documentation of a recent medical physical examination conducted and signed by a physician, and the following vaccinations: Hepatitis B, MMR, Tetanus, Varicella, and TB.

Class includes the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam.

Class size is limited.

To enroll, email tricia.lafontaine@lakeregionschools. org

or call our office.

An orientation session will be scheduled prior to class start date.

Instructor: Christopher Connor


12-week session Location:

Lake Region Adult Ed., Naples

Fee: $700 Students are responsible for purchasing books for this course.                


If you have any questions, please call 627-4291 for more information. 


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