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Vocational Rehabilitation February


with Spencer Trenoweth, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 18, 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.


Auditing Your Brand- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series


with Lisa Sturgeon, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

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

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

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
  • Scheduling
  • 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)


with Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 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 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

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 2:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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
Fee: $49

Mental Health Support Specialist (MHSS)


with Nick Anderson, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The Mental Health Support Specialist works directlywith mental health clients in a variety of settings includinginpatient, residential and community environments. Supportingclients who live with a mental health diagnosis is a rewardingcareer choice whether you are looking to change careers orare starting out fresh from high school. This training providesthe basis for supporting and interacting with clients and is oneof three course requirements for Maine State certification forMental Health Rehabilitation Technician.Nick Anderson has over 20 years experience with directsupport in the fields of Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health. Heholds an associate degree in elementary education and has been acertified trainer for Mental Health Support Specialists through USMMuskie School since 2019. Over the last decade he has directlytrained new staff on the floor of different group homes.

QuickBooks and Basic Accounting


with DJ LeVasseur, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Take your office skills to the next level and get the training to make your resume stand out! Learn to combine the basic principles of accounting with the essential knowledge of QuickBooks functions with this must-have training for anyone working in or looking to work in a small office. We will focus on accounting for a business setting: AP/AR, monthly reconciliation, record keeping for tax purposes, and other general small business bookkeeping requirements. Prior experience with QuickBooks is not required but helpful.

Instructor: DJ LeVasseur
Mondays, 2/24 - 4/13, 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center
Fee: $139

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