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ONLINE medical courses available in Ellsworth! [Ellsworth Adult Education]

Ellsworth Adult Education is pleased to host a wide variety of medical classes offered by the Academy of Medical Professions.  These courses are delivered online or by video-conferencing held at one of Ellsworth's school facilities.  Payment plans are available.  For more information on these courses, please give us a call, or to register, please contact Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) by telephone at 866.516.8274 (toll free) or 207.721.0714; by email at info@academyofmedicalprofessions.com or visit www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com.  Please let them know you heard about the program through Ellsworth Adult Education! 

Please click here for a list of classes, with descriptions) available in Ellsworth:  AMP_Classes_Ellsworth.pdf

 

Posted by Marilyn Starling  on September 21, 2017

New Courses -Keep Checking for Upcoming Events! [MSAD#44 Continuing Education]

Last Monday five students met at the Methodist Church in Bethel and learned to cook sticky rice and roll Sushi. We had a blast and look forward to more fun classes. 

 

Posted by Karen Paul  on September 21, 2017

Lakewood CNA Orientation [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Lakewood Continuing Care Center, 220 KMD, Waterville

is offering a CNA orientation on

Oct. 6, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm.

Register  here

 

Posted by Shelley McGowan  on September 21, 2017

StoryTime Adventure Hour being hosted in October at LACE! [Lisbon Adult & Community Education]

A new Family Literacy initiative for Oak Hill Adult & Community Education is expanding to Lisbon Adult & Community Education for the month of October for MASKS!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Thursday, October 19th 6-730P in the gym at the 19 Gartley St, Lisbon location!

StoryTime Adventure Hour’s are FREE! They are developed to target children, parents/guardians at the 2-4yr old age range, not yet enrolled into a district preschool program.

During these StoryTime Adventure Hours, an Adult Education Instructor will be providing family literacy techniques to use in your own home and daily routines, reading a special themed story each month and reiterating comprehension with a hands-on activity for each child! Each child leaves with a copy of the book used during StoryTime Adventure Hour!

Registration is required so that we can prepare accordingly. There is a minimum # required, of 5 hold the class and a maximum of 15 for October's event. Registration is online at lisbon.maineadulted.org or by phone: #207.375.6605. Pre-Registration allows us to plan accordingly with books and materials.


MASKS!


 

Posted by Kelli Gilzow  on September 20, 2017 | Read more in: Events

Lisbon Adult & Community Education regionalizes with Oak Hill Adult & Community Education [Lisbon Adult & Community Education]

We are excited to announce the regionalization between Oak Hill Adult & Community Education with Lisbon Adult & Community Education! 

What does this mean for you?

It means that Oak Hill Adult & Community Education director Jim Palmer will be overseeing the HiSet (GED or HSE) and High School Diploma (HSD) programs, refresher, Work Force Training courses and content of Lisbon Adult & Community Education.

We are welcoming new and returning students to come visit! Intake appointments are scheduled Tuesday's & Thursdays's between 5-8P! 

Dont let your education sit on the back-burner any longer! 

Call #207.375.6605 or email kelli.gilzow@rsu4.org!

 

Posted by Kelli Gilzow  on September 20, 2017 | Read more in: News

Augusta Job Fair [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

 

Posted by Shelley McGowan  on September 20, 2017

Thank you for your sponsorship! [Oak Hill Adult and Community Education]

J&N Foundations of Wales

 

Posted by Kelli Gilzow  on September 19, 2017 | Read more in: News

Become a Family Literacy Sponsor! [Oak Hill Adult and Community Education]

Wanted Local Business Family Literacy Sponsors !

We have just 7 Scholarships available for the 2017-2018 School Year for our Family Literacy events! Held at Sabattus Primary School (biwkly on Mondays) & Libby Tozier (biwkly on Thursdays)!

  • October: Masks! with face-painting

  • November: Quiet! with meditation

  • December: SNOW! with outside play

  • January: The Jar of Happiness! with mason jar activity

  • February: Clive & his hats! Encouraging dress-up & a photo booth

  • March: First Time: Dentist! Guest Speaker

  • April: RAIN! Umbrella etiquette with sing-a-long

Cost of the sponsorship includes :

Have your business highlighted on the registration form, event flyers, mentioned in all monthly social media correspondence and displayed on the RSU4 Maine Adult Education website. Each sponsor will receive a thank you certificate and tax write off letter. If you have any advertising brochures or monthly specials that you’d like to have us announce in our Event advertising, please provide us with a copy in ready to print format!)

 

Sponsorship monetary amounts are tiered in order of costs:

  • Tier 1 : Helps to cover the costs of the material costs for the Adventure Hour hands-on activity.

  • Tier 2 : Helps cover the expense of providing a FREE take-home copy of the selected monthly book for each participating adult/child. As a bonus thank you for each sponsor, we will give you a complimentary copy

  • Tier 3 : Covers the above for the selected month and remain on the RSU4 Maine Adult Education website for the full fiscal year.

     

Thank you for sponsoring your local Adult & Community Education program and helping to develop a Family Literacy Program in your community!

  • Tier 1: $40 (covers monthly hands-on activity material expense)

  • Tier 2: $100 (covers the above + a portion of the selected FREE book expense)

  • Tier 3: $200 (covers the above + business logo remains displayed for duration of the fiscal year)

 

Please make checks payable to :

RSU4 Oak Hill Adult & Community Education!

PO Box 400

Sabattus, ME 04280

 

If you have any questions please contact Kelli between 10a and 2P Monday-Friday.

Email: Kelli.Gilzow@rsu4.org or Phone: 207.375.6605.

 

Posted by Kelli Gilzow  on September 19, 2017 | Read more in: News

Family Literacy with StoryTime Adventure Hour! [Oak Hill Adult and Community Education]

We are excited to announcing that the Oak Hill Adult & Community Education program will be offering a FREE Literacy Opportunity in our community! StoryTime Adventure Hour’s will be targeting children at the 2-4yr old age range, not yet enrolled into the district preschool program.

During these StoryTime Adventure Hours, an Adult Education Instructor will be providing family literacy techniques to use in your own home and daily routines, reading a special themed story each month and reiterating comprehension with a hands-on activity for each child! Each child leaves with a copy of the book used during StoryTime Adventure Hour!

We held our first StoryTime Adventure Hour at Sabattus Primary School on Monday, September 11th at 830a. We filled our first class with 10 children and one or two of their parents! It was fantastic to see such excitement in these children’s eyes. Hearing parents speak about the convenience and importance of family literacy in their own community was exhilarating!

Registration is required so that we can prepare accordingly. There is a minimum # required, of 4 hold the class and a maximum of 10 for each class. Registration is online at sabattus.maineadulted.org or by phone: #207.375.6605. Pre-Registration allows us to plan accordingly with books and materials.

 

StoryTime Adventure Hour’s will be held at:

Sabattus Primary School Library, 36 No Name Pond Rd, Sabattus 04280

Mondays 8:30-9:30am

&

Libby Tozier Library, 466 Academy Rd, Litchfield 04350

Thursdays 8:30-9:30am

Oak Hill Adult & Community Education employee, Kelli Gilzow, reads FALL by Ailie Busby, to on-looking children at the first StoryTime Adventure Hour of 2017 at Sabattus Primary School. From L to R: David Greenleaf, age 3 of Litchfield, Bentley Rand, age 3 of Wales & Zoie Hardt, age 3.5.

 

Posted by Kelli Gilzow  on September 19, 2017 | Read more in: Events

MEDICATION COURSE FOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS [Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education]

Now accepting applications!

Classes are offered when there are enough applicants.

Clinical dates /times and locations are set up according to students location, work and availability.

Fee:  $950.00

If you cannot print the application, you may pick one up in the office at the Caribou Learning Center, 75 Bennett Drive, Caribou. You may also request one be mailed to you by calling the office at 207-493-4272, or emailing krockwell@rsu39.org - subject "CNA-Med application request", include your name and address.

CNA_Med_Application.pdf

 

EASTERN AROOSTOOK ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION

MEDICATION COURSE FOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS

GENERAL INFORMATION

This course will provide instruction necessary for completion of the Standardized Medication Course for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s).

The course will consist of one hundred twenty (120) hours of instruction.   Sixty (60) hours will be spent in the classroom, twenty (20) hours skills lab, and forty (40) hours of clinical experience in a long-term health care facility.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Before being considered for the program, each applicant must:

  • Be in good physical and mental health.
  • Demonstrate good grooming and personal hygiene.
  • Have no recent history of alcohol or drug abuse.
  • Complete an application.
  • Equivalent of at least one year of full- time employment (2080 hours) as a CNA.  Must attach verification from your employer or Human Resources Department.
  • Be currently listed on Maine Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants, and must attach a current copy with your application from the “ALMS License Information” found online at Maine.gov.
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from a director of nursing and/or a supervising registered professional nurse.  The recommender must have directly supervised the applicant, and be stated so in the letter.  (LPN letters are unacceptable)
  • Pass a reading comprehension test (CASAS) with a minimum of 10th grade reading level.
  • Participate in an interview with the instructor.

 

All of the above will be considered in the Director’s final decision for acceptance into this program.

 

The total fee of $950, includes books, must be paid in full before the class start date.  There are no refunds.  100% attendance is required, there are no make-up days.

 

Posted by Karen Rockwell  on September 19, 2017 | Read more in: News and Post Secondary News