RSU#12 Adult Education
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A Field Course in Old Barns
with Les Fossel, RSU#12 Adult Education
This is a course for people that have old barns(that maybe need repairs(, or want an old barn, or you just love old barns! The emphasis will be on the practical ways to maintain your old barn at an affordable cost. The first session will be in the classroom, after that, meetings will be held in the old barns of class members. This course is co-sponsered by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscassett. The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructors house, where class members can visit the intructors shop, barns, and reference library. NOTE: Followinf first class the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members.Les Fossel is one of Maines foremost expert on early buildings. He has helped preserve early building for forty two years.
Darling Needle Felted Animals
with Debra Arter, RSU#12 Adult Education
In this one evening class each particiapnt will make one or more cozy, soft small mammals or birds of their choice out of wool and use the felting method to create the features of their new friend. In the past, popular choices were bears, penquins and ducks. A material fee of 9.00 covers all wool and armature materials, plus one felting needle. You may create a treasured gift or something to keep for yourself. No experience needed, young people age 12 and up may attend with an adult. Bring your glasses with you if you wear them for close vision. Class size is limited. Deb holds an MA in fine Arts and has been teaching Adults various art projects for many years.
Essential Oils Gift Basket Mothers Day or Fathers Day or Graduation
with Mary Alderman, RSU#12 Adult Education
Come and have some fun and also make a great gift for someone for Mothers Day, or Fathers Day or Graduation with essential oils. These gifts will be appreciated as a thoughtful expression of caring. Choices are: Men- shaving cream and body lotion, Shampoos and Conditioners Women- Bath Salts and body lotion, Kids- Bath Bomb and Body lotion, Baby body wash and lotion. Lab fee is 10.00 for each basket, make one or more, limit of four, this is a two night class. April 2nd and April 9th. Lab fee is paid to the instructor.
Hot Press Goat Milk Soap Making
with Heather Emerson, RSU#12 Adult Education
Students will make a full batch of goat milk soap, in the scent of their choice (instructor will supply scents, soap, ingrediants and molds) Students must bring their own dedicated 1.5 gallon crockpot and dedicated submersion blender of electric mixer.
Jelly and Jam Basic's
with Deb Barnett, RSU#12 Adult Education
Would you like the fresh taste of homemade applesauce or strawberry jam all year long? This hands on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for hot water canning and freezing, Participants will receive a "Preserving the Harvest" food preservation packet, and will learn recommende methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes. You will also learnabout equipment to insure safty and how to check for properly sealed jars. Please bring a potholder to class with you. You will take home a jar of whatever we prepare for the evening. A twenty dollar lab fee is paid to the instructor the night of class.
Revisiting Neal Peirce's New England
with Jerry Nault, RSU#12 Adult Education
We will examine what has changed from the mid-70's to now in Maine. Peirce wrote about the People, Power, and Politics of the time for every region and state in the nation.His book on New England was published in 1976. There will be an 8 page handout and visuals to aid in the presentation. This is a lecture and class discussion . Your instructor Jerry teaches at UMA Senior College.
Substitute Food Services
with Amanda Morris, RSU#12 Adult Education
Have you got time on your hands, retired and looking for extra income?This class will give you the information to work as a food service sub in the RSU#12 district. It will cover kitchen and food service area's, completing duties in an organized manner. It will also go over requirments to work in the schools and the paperwork needed to apply.
Substitute Teacher Training
with Michelle Grant, RSU#12 Adult Education
This course will cover areas such as lesson plans, paper work, rules and regulations, constructive discipline, and more. If you are interested in substituting, this class covers the "how to's". At the end of the course it will be explained how you go about being put on a list for substituting for RSU#12.