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Maine Adult Education

Sanford Community Adult Education

Springvale, ME


Personal Enrichment

at Sanford Community Adult Education

Basketball for Everyone!


with Lewis Fink, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 14, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Bring your friends and work out on the court as you enjoy friendly competition shooting hoops!

Pay $3 per night to instructor as you go.

No play on 2/18 or 4/21.

Location after February break (2/17-2/21) will be determined based on Gym availabilty due to school building reconstruction & moving of students between buildings.



Get Beyond "Auto": Controlling your Camera for Better Photos1/29


with Ray Levesque, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Do you have a new DSLR that you have no idea how to use? Have you had your camera for 6 months, a year or more and want to take better pictures? Are you putting your camera away because you just don’t see the difference between your expensive camera and your smart phone? Learn to fully utilize your camera's potential! Harness your creative power with photography! Take that first giant step into the world of photography! Discover all the basics in this hands-on class, including changing depth-of-field, controlling what’s in focus in the background, stopping or blurring the action in your scene, and many other basic picture-taking techniques. Required: A camera with interchangeable lenses such as a DSLR or mirrorless camera.



Introduction to Beekeeping 1/29


with Brian Pride, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a one-session overview of keeping bees with brief presentations about the time, commitment and financial considerations involved with the hobby. We will review the equipment necessary to establish your own hive and options for placement of hives at various locations. Seasonal management of hives, pests and diseases of the hive and products of the hive will be discussed.  This is an interactive program with time for questions and answers.


Beginner Gouache (the Bold Cousin of Watercolor)


with Taylor Grant, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Discover gouache, the bold cousin of watercolor.  This water base, opaque medium that dries to a matte finish is well suited for painting quick studies of ever-shifting atmospheric conditions. Beginner gouache set and medium specific paper are provided. Materials fee of $14 payable to instructor at class.


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Bookkeeping Certificate 2/3


with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

Bundle: Understanding Debits and Credits; General Ledger and Month End Procedures; Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

Full info here!


Instagram for Business (Online)


with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

With over 100 million users, Instagram is a marketing gold mine. Discover ways to have your audience generate excellent content for you. Build your community while doing it. Learn how to make hashtags work for you, how to make and keep your followers happy and how a small input can cause exponential growth. We'll also explore Do's and Don'ts of Instagram to get you on the fast track to success. Make the most of Instagram and lead your business to unending exposure. An android or iOS device is needed to take full advantage of the exercises in this class. 

Will run

Intro to Social Media 2/3


with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication.  Learn what social networks are and their role in your business and personal life.  Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients.  Explore the options for your organization.  Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing.  Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube.  For anyone interested in social networks.

Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant and trainer on social networks and social media.

Full info here!


Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace 2/3


with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today’s fast paced ever-changing environment and will enable your future career success.

Full info here!



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