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What is Your Company Focus? Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series
with Lisa Sturgeon, Ellsworth Adult Education
An exercise in verbal and visual marketing. Enjoy an evening of interactive study of your business as we work to craft your elevator Speech, visualize your ideal customer by creating your customer avatar, and practice networking with a speed networking session. Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.
We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy. Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear. If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.
Google Docs - Basics
with TBA, Ellsworth Adult Education
Google docs are word processing files. It is a user friendly on-line tool similar to Microsoft Word. It’s free and accessible from all devices and easy to share. Learn how to:
- 1) create and organize documents;
- 2) use the basic formatting functions;
- 3) share documents with others and learn other features as time permits.
Basic computer skills, including hardware and software basics, surfing the internet and a Gmail account are required for this workshop.
Makeup class, if needed) 04/06/20.
Vocational Rehabilitation February
with Spencer Trenoweth, Region 9 Adult Education
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.
Auditing Your Brand- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series
with Lisa Sturgeon, Ellsworth Adult Education
Connecting your company's image with customers. You will learn how to conduct and participate in a brand audit of their own company. This is a hands-on, interactive workshop. Bring a laptop/electronic device. Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020
We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy. Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear. If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200. The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.
Career Planning & Advising
with Ander Thebaud, RSU 24 Adult Education
Trying to figure out what job is right for you? Our personalized career planning moves through individualized steps to discover what jobs will match your strengths and career goals. Whether you're finding a first career or changing careers, we offer help with your career planning. Call 422-4794 to meet with a student advisor.
Diploma and HiSET students are encouraged to enroll.
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
with To Be Announced, RSU 24 Adult Education
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine. As a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA), you can access a variety of local jobs in hospitals, clinics, dentist and eye doctor offices. Build career skills and prepare for a national MAA certification exam in this hands-on, 13-week program. Program courses include:
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Office Technology
- Career Opportunities
- Medical Math
- Medical Terminology
Use an on-line simulated, medical office for realistic experience with electronic medical records. We schedule several site visits and guest speakers. Past students have said this is one of the most valuable aspects of the program. Topics include:
- General medical office practices
- Customer service
- HIPPA & Insurance forms
- General billing
- Medical ethics
*Participants must meet with a student advisor and complete an application. Please ask us about scholarship options.
**No class during the weeks of Feb 17th and April 20th.
C.N.A. (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Learn the ins and outs of this challenging career from someone who knows the career first hand! This course is 180 hours long with lecture, lab, and clinical experiences at two local nursing homes and the hospital. There are prerequisite reading and math assessments that need to be completed prior to enrolling which can be taken Monday-Wednesday from 8:30am - 11:30am or Tuesday-Wednesday from 5pm-8pm.
There is MANDATORY orientatio for this class TBD February 2020.
Computers for Beginners
with DJ LeVasseur, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
Welcome to the world of technology! If you’re new to computers or have tried using them but are still not comfortable, then this is the course for you. We will work together to cover the basics of how computers work and how to use them in a comfortable and relaxed environment. We will learn basic word processing, how to use email, how to use the Internet and more. This class is for true beginners. If you use a computer and are comfortable with the basics, think about enrolling in one of our other computer classes.
Instructor: DJ LeVasseur
Mondays, 2/24 - 3/30, 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center