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Body Language, Presence, and Power


with Bonnie Gross, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you’ll get your message across!

Build a Collaborative Environment at Work or at Home


with Mariah Klapatch, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar May 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This course covers recognizing defenses in self, employing collaborative tools applicable to any environment. Build success for all involved through active listening skills, empathy, increased self-awareness, and effective communication.  Learn how to reduce defensiveness and increase positive collaboration.

Business Coaching Certificate


with Sherri Restauri, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2019

Level 1- Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies. It has benefits for the employer and employee. The knowledge you gather will change the way you see yourself in the workplace. Through this knowledge, you can find helpful strategies to navigate through work and life.

Level 2- Building on Coaching and Mentoring in the Workplace Course I, C/M II takes a further in-depth look at variables involved in employee support. Additionally, in this course you will develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace. Critical analysis and improvement of your programs alongside group dynamics and innovative strategies will also be examined in terms of coaching and mentoring programs. This course offers the much-awaited tool kit you have been searching for to improve your employees' performance and create the working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding. 

Business English


with Emily Nash, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

Learn and practice writing skills for an office setting. Identify the audience, the purpose, and the key points to convey in your business documents, whether they are memos, emails, or letters. Learn to be clear and concise, and also to be aware of the tone of your documents to send the intended message and get the results you desire. Practice editing for clarity, grammar, and mechanics. This class is part of the Office Skills Model Office course. No class 02/19/19; makeup class (if needed) 04/09/19.

Business Ethics


with Cathy VanDyke, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Students will explore acceptable practices, workplace conduct, ethical decision making, use of social media, and individual and organizational ethical behavior. Guided independent study course online. Call to express interest. Fee: $75.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

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Business Skills


with Suzette Moulton, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2019

Job searching? Let’s sharpen your job-related skills! Do you need to create or update your resume, create an email account, learn Microsoft Office basics, or refine your existing skills? Our Career Advisor, Suzette, will work one-on-one with you over six sessions to meet your career-focused computer needs. Work on creating documents appropriate for the workplace and/or the basics of sending and receiving email messages as well as opening and attaching files. Call for more information or to set up a schedule. Registration: 6-week session, $50.

C.N.A. (Certified Nursing Assistant)


with Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar at 2:30 pm

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 9am -noon or Tuesday-Wednesday from 5pm-8pm. 

There is MANDATORY orientatio for this class on Tuesday, January 15th at 2:30pm.

C.R.M.A. (Certified Residential Medication Aide)


with Ron Welch, PA, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 11, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This 40 hour course gets you ready to work in the health field distributing medication. Jobs are always available for this certification! Start working by summer! There is a prerequisite reading assessment that needs to be completed prior to enrolling. This can be taken any Monday- Thursday morning at 9 am or any Tuesday or Wednesday night at 5pm. 

Mandatory orientation for this class on Monday, February 25th at 2pm.

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