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Save the Date ~ Graduation Class of 2016 [Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education]

Graduation for the Class of 2016 will be Monday, June 13 at 7pm at the Baily Public Library. Come and join us in celebrating our Class of 2016 graduates. All are welcome to attend.


Posted by Wendy Shoppe  on May 23, 2016 | Read more in: News

Earn money teaching your talents [Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

Are you interested in sharing what you are passionate about with other adults?

Are you a current or retired academic teacher or hobbyist looking for part time work to share your experience while helping others learn?

Consider teaching a personal enrichment or academic class with Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education.

We are already planning for the 2016 fall session, which will run from September through December. An enrichment class can be a one-time event, or it can meet regularly over several weeks. Academic instruction occurs in a variety of formats, locations, and times. Classes are held at your local school or another location such as your library or community center.

Email your class proposals or questions about any of our programs to or call us for more information at 207-627-4291.


Posted by AE Admin  on May 22, 2016

Bev Morin, Optimist Club Student of the Month! [RSU16 Adult Education ]

The Mechanic Falls, Minot and Poland Tri-Town Optimist Club is proud to announce its RSU 16 Student of the Month recipient for May, Beverly Morin.  Beverly, a student at RSU 16 Adult Education, embodies the Optimist Creed every day with her smiling, can-do attitude and her ongoing generosity and encouragement to others.  Her faithful attendance and willingness to try anything, all while juggling work and life's hurdles, make her an excellent role model for students and staff alike.  Congratulations Beverly!  

(Pictured L to R, Teacher Sue Lasselle, student Beverly Morin, and Club President Jeff Gagnon.)


Posted by Jenny Rose  on May 17, 2016 | Read more in: News

Remedial Classes Have Become a Hidden Cost of College [Lawrence Adult Education]

Remedial Classes Have Become a Hidden Cost of College

One in four students have to enroll in remedial classes their first year of college, costing their families nearly $1.5 billion. The study also found that full-time undergraduate students who take remedial courses their first year are 74% more likely to drop out.


Prepare for college. Prepare for your future.

Maine College Transitions is a complete program that guides you toward your goal. Whether you know exactly what you want or have no idea what you could do, Maine College Transitions is the best place to start.

® Maine College Transitions is ready when you are. All you need is the desire to further your education and to have completed, or be working toward, a high school credential (GED or HiSET). Classes are taught by teachers who want you to succeed. You will be in classes with people like you who want to take the next step.

Hundreds of students who completed Maine College Transitions have gained entrance to trade schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges or universities. If you have a dream and the desire, we have the tools to get you to your goal. We will be there to guide and support you every step of the way.

Lawrence Adult Education can get you there! Our summer program begins June 6, 2016!

Call 453-4200, ext. 3114 for more information or to register.




Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 17, 2016

Lawrence Adult Education Accepting Course Proposals for Fall 2016! [Lawrence Adult Education]

Lawrence Adult Education is accepting course proposals for the Fall 2016 semester.

We're looking for instructors who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with our community!

We're looking for health and fitness instructors, technology instructors, arts and crafts instructors, and more.

Fill out a course proposal today and return to or 4 School Street, Fairfield, Maine 04937 by June 30.

We can't wait to hear from you!

The fall semester begins in September 2016.


Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 12, 2016 | Read more in: News

Driver Education at Lawrence Adult Ed in Fairfield [Lawrence Adult Education]

Driver Education - July 2016


A driver’s education course teaches prospective drivers about road rules, regulations, and road awareness. If you’re a new teen driver, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State (SOS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) requires you successfully complete a Driver’s Ed course as part of the graduated driver license (GDL) program.

Your Driver’s Ed course will cover topics including:

  • Maine road signs and traffic laws.
  • How to be a safe and responsible driver, including safety for motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
  • The effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving ability and the consequences of drug/alcohol violations.
  • Safe driving techniques.
  • Positive driving attitudes and behaviors.

NOTES: Birth Certificate, Social Security Number, and parent signature on application must be provided. Parent should plan to attend part of first session. Maximum Enrollment: 14 students

Students must be at least 15 years old by the first class meeting.

PLEASE NOTE:  Class schedule - Class meets Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and on Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.


Payment plan available

For more information and to register, visit:



Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 12, 2016

Lawrence Adult Education Graduation - June 8, 2016 [Lawrence Adult Education]

On June 8, 2016, Lawrence Adult Education will be honored to hold it's 38th annual graduation for adult high school diploma and high school equivalency diploma graduates.

Graduation will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Williamson Auditorium at Lawrence High School, Fairfield.

We are so proud of our graduates!

Congratulations to you all!


Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 12, 2016 | Read more in: News

Job Postings for Fall 2016 [Bonny Eagle Adult Education]


Bonny Eagle Adult Education is looking for a candidate to fill the position of College Transitions Instructor/Counselor.

Qualifications:  Bachelors or Masters Degree in Education or Adult Education (counseling specialization preferred). Minimum of three years experience in career counseling and/or counseling adults in postsecondary education options (preferred). At least three years experience teaching adults (preferred). Proficiency in MS Office and in Internet research required.

The College Transitions Instructor/Counselor will:

-Work with the adult education staff to insure adult learners receive the necessary career counseling to prepare them to make the transition to college

-Teach up to three College Success Seminars per year

-Provide individual career counseling

-Act as liaison with FAME and local colleges to support students completing college and financial aid applications. Attend FAFSA night.

-Arrange college visits each semester for college transitions students

-Participate in professional development sessions offered by MDOE pertinent to college transitions, advising and career pathways

-Meet with directors as needed to review program

-Perform other career and college related projects, as assigned

This is a part-time grant funded position. This person will provide services to both Bonny Eagle Adult Education and Gorham Adult Education.

Please go to to apply. Applicants must fill out an MSAD#6 teaching application and provide a cover letter, resume and three current references. Candidates must have a current CHRC at the time of hire.

Position open until filled.  No phone calls please.


Math Instructors

Bonny Eagle Adult Education is looking for part-time math instructors for the fall. Candidates must have at least two years experience teaching math. Experience teaching adults preferred but not required. Candidates must have a current CHRC at the time of hire and be able to obtain an Adult Ed instructor endorsement in math.

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience to Linda Winton by June 3rd to

No phone calls please.


Computer Instructors

Bonny Eagle Adult Education is looking for part-time instructors for our fall 2016 semester in the following areas:

  • Computers for Beginners
  • MS Office Suite
  • Intro to Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Candidates must have at least two years experience teaching computer applications using a Windows 7 Operating System on a PC. Experience teaching adults preferred.

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience to Linda Winton by June 3rd to

No phone calls please.


Posted by Linda Winton  on May 11, 2016 | Read more in: News

Partnership with Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Our partnership with the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter continued to produce noticeable outcomes.  Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education presents Career Development Workshop classes at the shelter on Thursday and Friday mornings.  The classes focus on resume writing and interviewing skills, as well as job searches.

We are please to report that in 2015 more than 184 shelter guests participated in the Career Development Workshop, and at least 62 guests were employed while participating in the workshop.  We look forward to continuing our work with the shelter in the coming year. 


Posted by Shelley McGowan  on May 9, 2016

Kim Lindlof awarded Board Member of the Year at the Waterville Main Street Annual Award Celebration. [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]


  Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce
Our own Kim Lindlof awarded Board Member of the Year at the Waterville Main Street Annual Award Celebration. Congrats, Kim! We are so proud of you!

Congratulations to Kim Lindlof!  Kim is a member of the Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education advisory board.  She brings so much to our organization!  We are grateful she is on our team!


Posted by Shelley McGowan  on May 7, 2016