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Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund
Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program. She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center. She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years. During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.
Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center. The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.
This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.
Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.
Introduction to Photoshop CC
with ed2go, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
Introduction to Photoshop CC (Self-Paced Tutorial) Course Code: T9198 Start Date: Open entry – Students will receive access instructions by e-mail within 1-2 business days.
Go to Ed2go.com to sign up today.
Resumes & Cover Letters
with Lee Rose, Washington County Adult Education
Looking for a new job in your current career path? Would you like to update your resume or develop a quick "Elevator Speech".
Sign up for our new mini-course, "Resumes and Cover Letters." Entirely online and at your own pace. Polish your resume, elevator speech, and cover letter in just a few a la carte sessions should be all it takes:
-Skills and Interest Surveys
-The Elevator Speech
-Composing your resume
-Writing a Cover Letter
Optional: meet one-on-one with instructor Lee Rose during Online office hours Tuesday, 5pm-7pm.
Email email@example.com or call/text 207-370-4139
Are you interested in a career in Information Technology?
TechHIRE is a program designed to recruit, assess, train and place young adults into Maine's in-demand IT industry in positions like computer support specialist, software, and health informatics.
Completed training will result in credentials recognized by the IT industry. This grant funded program provides a host of services to train young adults (between the ages of 17 and 29) as well as career changes who are looking to transition into IT roles at little to no-cost to the student! Eligibility requirements do apply.
For more information or to get started, please contact us today at 897-6406 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Certiport Exam Testing
with Lee Fox, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
MCST Adult Education is an official Certiport® Exam Test Center, proctoring exams for individuals with current and relevant digital skills to obtain credentials for the competitive global workforce. Certification exams include the official Microsoft Office program, the Microsoft Technology Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Expert program, the Autodesk® Certified User program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User program and the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. The proctor fee must be paid at the time of testing here; the fee is based on the length of the exam. Please call 596-7752 option 3 with questions and to schedule a testing appointment.
Certiport® testers must purchase an exam voucher online http://www.certiport.com/PORTAL/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=672&roleid=101
Behavior Health Professional Certification Training W21
We are excited to connect our community to this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavior Health services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.
You will complete 12 online modules then 3 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free. Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.
Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great!
As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.
Online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Registration is ongoing till June 30, 2021.
Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.
See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information. woodfords.org
with David Perkins, Marshwood Adult & Community Education
This class is free for Marshwood Adult Education Diploma students. Throughout this course students will learn about the earth and our impact on our environment. The course will focus on project based learning with many opportunities for students to choose their learning paths. After completing this course students will gain a wide breadth of knowledge of the earth's systems, human impact on the environment as well as taking a look at modern issues of misinformation and political influence.
Take the WOWI Career Inventory with Us!
with Linda Winton, Bonny Eagle Adult Education
All participants in face-to-face classes must be wearing a mask upon entering our building, then sanitize hands and maintain social distancing. Thank you.
A career is a well-planned opportunity to find your best fit in the world of work. Take the WOWI (The World of Work Inventory) and assess your skills, interests, and values and map out a career path that will allow you to express your best self, feed your soul, and follow your passion. We’ll also look at the current labor market and combine information to help you land your dream job. Call our office at 929-9185 and make an appointment to take the WOWI. Find out what you want to do when you grow up! Fee: $30 (Free for active students in our academic programs)