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Returning to college? Check this out and act by August 1! [Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education]

"Maine adults who want to return to college may qualify for as much as $4,000 per year in scholarships<

http://www.maine.edu/future-students/adult-students/scholarships/

> for up to four years, in a new Adult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund announced by the University of Maine System. The System's fund aims to help Maine people complete their academic studies at one of the Universities of the University of Maine System -many adults started their university education years ago, but did not complete a degree program for some reason, likely due to family or work obligations. The new scholarships are for adult students enrolling in a System university after an absence of three years or more from higher education, and who are completing their very first baccalaureate degree. Courses may be taken at any of the seven universities in Maine.

In addition, a new "concierge<

http://www.maine.edu/future-students/adult-students/concierge/

>" service has been established to assist and guide adult students, in the same way that the hospitality industry has concierges to help guide guests to explore a new area.  The university concierges, based in 15 Maine communities, will help adult students achieve their educational goals through activities such as applying to a university, choosing a major, finding financial assistance, and registering for courses."

To find out more information about the scholarships, go to:

http://www.maine.edu/future-students/adult-students/scholarships/

 

Posted by Anne Patterson  on July 15, 2014

Adult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund announced by the University of Maine System [Lawrence Adult Education]

“Maine adults who want to return to college may qualify for as much as $4,000 per year in scholarships for up to four years, in a new Adult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund announced by the University of Maine System. The System’s fund aims to help Maine people complete their academic studies at one of the Universities of the University of Maine System —many adults started their university education years ago, but did not complete a degree program for some reason, likely due to family or work obligations. The new scholarships are for adult students enrolling in a System university after an absence of three years or more from higher education, and who are completing their very first baccalaureate degree. Courses may be taken at any of the seven universities in Maine.

In addition, a new “concierge” service has been established to assist and guide adult students, in the same way that the hospitality industry has concierges to help guide guests to explore a new area.  The university concierges, based in 15 Maine communities, will help adult students achieve their educational goals through activities such as applying to a university, choosing a major, finding financial assistance, and registering for courses.”

To find out more information about the scholarships, go to: http://www.maine.edu/future-students/adult-students/scholarships/

The next application deadline is August 1. 

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on July 15, 2014 | Read more in: News

KVCC Admit in a Day [Lawrence Adult Education]

KVCC presents: Admit in a Day!

Take the placement test, fill out an application ($20 fee waived!), apply for financial aid, and be reviewed for admission in ONE DAY!

Thursday, July 24th from 1:00-5:00 p.m.

What to bring with you:

  • An official, sealed copy of your high school transcript
  • Your immunization record
  • Your 2013 federal taxes and W-2s
 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on July 15, 2014 | Read more in: Events

July Newsletter [MSAD #27 Adult and Community Education]

Adult_and_Community_Education_News_July_2014.pdf

 

Posted by Heidi Michaud  on July 9, 2014

Summer Credit Recovery [Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education]

Register Online Now!

Click the link below to get started!

Summer Credit Recovery

 

Posted by Stephanie Haskins  on July 8, 2014 | Read more in: Events and News

Growing Healthy Garlic [Spruce Mountain Adult Education]

Learn how to grow great garlic in your garden or farm from planting in the fall to harvesting in the spring.  Class participants will receive four bulbs to plant.

Thursday, October 2       6-8 pm 

Call for more information 897-6384

 

Posted by Kimberly Cook  on July 8, 2014 | Read more in: Events and News

Crossbow Hunter Safety, Archery Hunter Education and ATV Education [Spruce Mountain Adult Education]

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Offered by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

If you are interested in Archery,Crossbow Hunter Safety, Trapping for Furbearers Safety, Youth ATV Safety for ages 10-15 please call Spruce Mountain Adult Education at 897-6384.  If the interest is high in any of these education programs a class will be offered.

 

Posted by Kimberly Cook  on July 8, 2014 | Read more in: Events and News

FAFSA Student Financial Aid [Bonny Eagle Adult Education]

Bonny Eagle Adult Education FAFSA Night : Free Workshop on Financial Aid

Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Bonny Eagle High School auditorium.

Wondering how to pay for college? Representatives from the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) will be on hand for a FAFSA info session.

The FAFSA Info Session will begin at 6:00 p.m. and go until 7:30 p.m. This info session will be followed by a FAFSA Completion Lab. The Completion Lab is for students planning to attend college in January, 2015. This is where you will complete and submit the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Only those attending the Completion Lab will need to bring certain documents with them:

  • Last year’s Federal Tax Return or other income documentation
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license
  • Last year’s W-2 forms or year-end pay stubs and other year-end records of money received
  • Last year’s untaxed income records (Social Security, TANF, welfare, or veterans benefits)
  • Last year’s bank statements
  • Business, mortgage, and investment information
  • Your alien registration card if you are not a U.S. citizen

Although this workshop is FREE, you must pre-register with Bonny Eagle Adult Education.

For more information or to register, call Bonny Eagle Adult Education at 929-9185.

 

 

 

Posted by Linda Winton  on July 1, 2014 | Read more in: Events

Lanterns for Literacy [Marshwood Adult & Community Education]

On Saturday, June 28th the Marshwood Adult Education Program had a booth at the 39th Annual Strawberry Festival in South Berwick, ME

Visitors to our booth could purchase a paper lantern and decorate it with stickers. glue, glitter (lots of glitter) and markers.  For the 3rd year in a row we sold out of lanterns (100 this year) by 1:30pm.

All proceeds help support our literacy efforts.  Thanks to all who stopped by!

 

Posted by J Wade  on July 1, 2014

Summer CPR & First Aid Classes! [Houlton/Hodgdon SAD 29/70 Adult Education]

ENROLL NOW -- CPR and First Aid: Call 521-3100 x5 to register for a seat in either or both classes.  CPR will be held on Wednesday, August 6th and First Aid will be held on Tuesday, August 12th.  Both classes will be from 5:30-9pm at the Hodgdon Fire Dept.  The cost is $30 for each ($60 for both) and the books may be purchased separately.  

Register for a course designed to certify or re-certify in this approved course from the American Safety & Health Institute.  The instructor is Paul Stewart, EMT.

 

Posted by Tracy Rockwell  on July 1, 2014 | Read more in: Upcoming Classes