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Check it out! New For Fall! [Marshwood Adult & Community Education]

Below is a sampling of the new classes being offered at Marshwood Adult Education this fall:

Medical Terminology Part I

Growing GREAT Garlic

Busy Parents Cooking Series

Create a Terrarium

Easy Mittens

Beginner Meditation

Essential Oils

Home Spa Kit

Paint a Vintage Holiday Sign

Dried Rose/Hydrangea Wreath

Cooking with Kids - one session Pasta, one session Pizza

Mystery Appetizers

Power Aging and more

Click on the courses tab for more information.


Posted by J Wade  on August 25, 2016

Literacy Volunteers come to Hancock County! [Ellsworth Adult Education]

Ellsworth Adult Education and Literacy Volunteers of Bangor are pleased to announce their partnership to deliver individualized literacy support to adults in Hancock County.  Community volunteers are needed to help fill this need.  If you enjoy teaching, coaching, and mentoring adults individually, then learn more about becoming a trained Literacy Volunteer and serving the local need through Ellsworth Adult Education.  For about an hour or two a week, you can help an adult work toward goals like:  a high school diploma, a driver's license, a better job, preparing for college, or reading to their children.

For more information about the local program and tutoring opportunities, please contact Annie Sargent at Ellsworth Adult Education 207.664.7110 or . 

Tutor training certification classes will be offered in Bangor through Literacy Volunteers this Fall starting on Tuesday, September 27th and will run for 5 consecutive Tuesdays from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Ellsworth Adult Education hopes to organize a carpool for interested volunteers.  For more information on this, go to .   Once you complete this training ongoing support will be provided locally.  


Posted by Annie Sargent  on August 25, 2016 | Read more in: News

2016 Fall Orientation Week! [Region 9 Adult Education]





September 6th, 7th, and 8th is Fall Orientation.

Sessions are from 8am-12pm.

New students must attend TWO sessions

to be able to start classes on September 12th.







Posted by Caroline Mitchell  on August 25, 2016

‘Jump Start’ your Career in Healthcare! [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]


Posted by Shelley McGowan  on August 25, 2016

Further Your Education!!! [MSAD #27 Continuing Education]



Posted by Heidi Michaud  on August 24, 2016

Learn with us! Anytime, anywhere because UGotClass! [Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education]

Mt. Desert Island Adult Education is proud to partner with the Learning Resources Network (UGotClass), the largest lifelong learning association in the world, to provide you with high quality online courses. Get the most up-to-date information from instructors who are nationally known experts in their field. Ask your questions and share your experiences with others from all over North America without changing your daily schedule.

With courses for managers, entrepreneurs, K-12 teachers, parents. emerging leaders, and executives, we're confident that there's a course for everyone! These learner-focused courses boast a satisfaction rating of 96%, so you know they're worth it.

Learning online is easy and fun. Here's what you need to know:

1. You can participate anytime, day or night. Log in from your home, office, or anywhere else you find yourself!

2. Participate as much or as little as you like. Presentations and Reading assignments are divided into weekly units available in the classroom for you to watch at your convenience.

3. No additional software is required. All you need is the web browser on an internet connected device.

4. Your instructor will log in several times per week to answer question and spark discussion with you and the other participants.

5. All courses are available for continuing education units - check with your employer to see if they'll cover your course fees.

Want to learn more? Visit our website or call 288-4703 if you need assistance accessing the website.


Posted by Anne Patterson  on August 23, 2016

New duo in charge at Messalonskee [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Join us in congratulating Paula Callan, MMRACE advisory board member, for her new position at Messalonskee High School!  Read more at


Posted by Shelley McGowan  on August 22, 2016

Next Driver Ed Class begins September 7, 2016 at Winthrop High School [Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education]

Class begins September 7, 2016, 6-9 pm at Winthrop High School.

Area Driving School provides driver education classes that consists of 30 hours classroom instruction and 10 hours of behind the wheel instruction. All of the instuctors are licensed by the State of Maine and certified in First-Aid.  The vehicles are fully insured and inspected by the bureau of Motor Vehicles. Students must be 15 years of age by the first class. You'll need to bring your birth certificate, social security card, corrective lenses (glasses or contacts), blue or black ink pen and paper.

To register for class or for more information, please contact Area Driving school at 207-933-2034 or email


Posted by Wendy Shoppe  on August 22, 2016 | Read more in: News

Fall 2016 Brochure Update [Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education]

Hopefully everyone has received their copy of the Fall 2016 brochure in your mailbox! 

We have one update:

Due to the unusually dry summer, our Mushroom-Fun into Fungi class has been cancelled. The instructor, Ted Elliott, has reported due to the dry conditions there are no mushrooms to be found. 


Posted by Wendy Shoppe  on August 22, 2016 | Read more in: News

2016 United Way Campaign Kick Off [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]


Posted by Shelley McGowan  on August 22, 2016