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Daytime Classes @ Marshwood Adult Ed. [Marshwood Adult & Community Education]


Below is a list of daytime class being offered Fall 2015.  Click on courses for more information.


Needlers Daytime Knitting, Know the 10 Signs, The Basics:  Memory Loss

Learn How Medicare Works, Future of Retirement

Understanding Medicare Parts A-D, Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training



Tennis, Orienteering, Charity Knit & Crochet, Beading Basics

Vintage Button Bracelet, Rug Braiding, TV Slippers, Maine Driving Dynamics

Solar Energy, Bowenwork, Boston Christmas Festival, Holiday Tree Dishcloth

Stretch your $$$$, Silhouettes, Ornamental Miniature Mittens

Shear Madness, Boston Flower Show


Posted by J Wade  on July 28, 2015

SCAE celebrates 35 graduates! [Sanford Community Adult Education]


SCAE's Class of 2015 poses with SCAE Administration, teachers and staff.

June 10th marked SCAE's graduation ceremony at the Veterans' Memorial Gym.  A total of 35 high school credentials were awarded as well as nine employment skills certificates. 

This year's ceremony also paid notice to SCAE's CNA program which has been certifying nursing assistants for an impressive 35 years. 




SCAE Director Allen Lampert poses with 2015 graduate Inez Chadwick.  Not only did Inez earn her HiSET diploma, but she also earned the following employment Skills Certificates:  Administrative Support Staff Professional, Medical Office Support Staff Professional, and Computer Applications Professional.
During her SCAE career, Inez and her two children participated in SCAE's Families READ family literacy program and Inez received an award for her successful completion of that program as well!  A busy young lady! 
Congrats Inez!





Director Allen Lampert poses with Lynn Holston who was selected as SCAE's winner of the Vincite Award to honor her outstanding commitment to the pursuit of her education.  Vincite is Latin for Conquer!  Lynn is definitely a conqueror!  Way to go Lynn!


Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

Small Engine Repair at SCAE! [Sanford Community Adult Education]

According to Enrichment Coordinator Sue Colley, Small Engine Repair is one of SCAE's most requested enrichment courses.
"I've searched for years to find an instructor for small engine repair" she notes.  SCAE is very excited to finally be offering this course this fall. 

SCAE is running two sessions of the 10-week course on Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning the week of September 15th.  Classes will be held at the Sanford Regional Technical Center from 6:30-9:00 pm. 



Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

Corporate Training at SCAE [Sanford Community Adult Education]

SCAE is now offering a full menu of corporate training programs to meet the needs of local Sanford/Springvale businesses both small and large. Having worked with local companies like Waban, Southern Maine Health Care, and Nasson Health Care, providing training in Microsoft Office and customer service, SCAE is expanding its program to the greater business community in Sanford and Springvale.

SCAE provides training in:

Microsoft Office applications

Customer Service
Business Communication
Business Writing

Please contact Lisa Blancette at for more information


Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

New phone number [MSAD#44 Continuing Education]

We have a new phone number. 824-2136 ext. 1340


Posted by Deanna Fowles  on July 23, 2015

Facebook [MSAD#44 Continuing Education]

Search for M S A D #44 on Facebook.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page, new fall class schedule will be out soon.


Posted by Lin Chapman  on July 23, 2015 | Read more in: News

High School Equivalency Test (HiSet) the New GED [MSAD#44 Continuing Education]


The ETS High School Equivalendy Test (HiSet) is the first alternative to the GED test since 1942, and includes elements that are critical to providing educational opportunities for those who need a second chance to succeed.

The test will measure the same competencies as the GED test, giving students the opportuity to earn a High School equivalency diploma. 

Call us today at 824-2136 ext.1340, to start the process of earning your high school equivalency diploma.


Posted by Deanna Fowles  on July 23, 2015

WMCA Career Center [Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education]

Are you looking for funding for up coming Occupational Skills Training at Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education this fall? Stop by the Career Center located at 4 Western Avenue in South Paris or call 743-7763 ext. 1 to see if you are eligible.


Posted by Donna Kusheba  on July 23, 2015

CDL Class B now at Sanford Community Adult Education [Sanford Community Adult Education]

Sanford Community Adult Education is excited to partner with to offer the CDL Class B driving course for the fall of 2015.  At least one area business in need of drivers is offering a scholarship for the right student!  Cost of the course is $2120.  The class can be completed in three week's time and will make successful students immediately employable as Class B drivers.  The average salary for a Class B driver is currently in the $30k to $37 range!

Bring your valid Maine Driver’s License and a commitment to get started on a new, financially rewarding career! There are companies right in Sanford who are seriously looking for commercially licensed drivers. This class includes 42 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of range maneuvers and ten hours of on-the-road driving instruction. This is live (not simulated) training with a local, professional training company. Scholarships may be available for the right candidate.

A second class is being planned for Spring of 2016.


Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

Graduates of 2015! [Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education]

Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult & Community Education


On Tuesday June 16th, 2015,

the Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education held its Class of 2015 Commencement Exercises at Old Orchard Beach High School.  There were 28 students who received their diplomas/high school equivalency.  Eighteen students were in attendance, as well as nine inductees to the National Adult Education Honor Society.

Dave Durkee, OOB/Saco Adult Ed Program Director, warmly welcomed the Class of 2015 and their approximately 150 friends and family who were in attendance.  Also sharing in the congratulations were Carol Marcotte, RSU 23 Old Orchard Beach School District School Board Chair, as well as  Saco Mayor Don Pilon.  Brad Church, Chief Operating Officer of the Portland Pirates was the keynote speaker.

The crowd was entertained by the music of the Old Orchard Beach High School Jazz Combo, and three students, Brittney Brownell, Susan St. Michel and Heather Atwater shared words of wisdom for their fellow classmates. 

Several awards were given and a successful year of challenges, hard work, dedication and commitment was celebrated as the Class of 2015 changed their tassels. 


Heather Atwater

Brittney Brownell

Sam Dafoe

Amanda Delisle

Melissa Delisle

Jeffrey Descoteaux

Beck LaChance

Brooke Amber LoBue

Tina Northcutt

James Norton

Tal’i Price

Joshua Silva

Benjamin Smith

Susan St. Michel

Denise Stowe

Anthony Webber

David Vail

NOTE : Many students have requested that their names not be published.


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Posted by Janice Erickson  on July 16, 2015 | Read more in: Events