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Lewiston Adult Education Offers Summer Free CNA Program With Spurwink [Lewiston Adult Education]

Lewiston Adult Education CNA students pose for a picture near the end of the Fall 2018 semester. From left to right, Kenzie Lord, Jaime Neagle and Paz Jenkins.

 

Spurwink Services is partnering with Lewiston Adult Education to offer a Certified Nursing Assistant program free of charge.

The program will include classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. Students must apply for the program before June 10.

Applicants must have their high school diploma or successfully completed the HiSET exam, have a valid driver's license, and must pass an extensive background check. They also must get a minimum score with the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) and go through an interview process.

The classes will begin on June 25.

For more information, contact Lewiston Adult Education at 207-795-4141 or visit the Spurwink website at:

http://spurwink.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-767971.html

 

Posted by Michael Reagan  on June 4, 2019 | Read more in: News

Challenger Sports British Soccer is coming back to TURNER! [MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education]

This most popular camp in the country provides an innovative curriculum that develops skills and builds confidence!

This camp offers boys and girls the rare opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from a team of international experts.

Each camp session provides lessons in character development, cultural education and is the most fun your child will have while discovering more about soccer!

7/15-7/19 - Register by 6/15 for a FREE T-Shirt! 

For Session Camp Pricing & To Register ONLINE: www.challengersports.com

 

 

 

Posted by Kelly Cabral  on June 4, 2019

MSAD 52 Adult Education 2019 SUMMER Camps! [MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education]

 

Posted by Kelly Cabral  on June 4, 2019

Interested in a Career in the Medical Field? [MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education]


Become a Clinical Medical Assistant

Assist physicians in providing excellent patient care. Short-term training in a professional work environment offering excellent career opportunities and a great salary!

Tues/Thurs 7/9-10/31 5-8pm

• Includes all textbooks and national certification! This course may be fully funded by the CareerCenter or VA.

FMI Call 721-0714 or 225-1010

 

Posted by Kelly Cabral  on June 4, 2019

SUMMER Pottery Camps for Kids & Teens! [MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education]

 

Pottery Camps for your Kiddos & Teens!

Kids Pottery Camp
MUD....MUD....We all Love MUD! Play with clay, hand-build and get creative!
Kiddos ages 5-11 will make FUNctional pieces and transform their blocks of raw material into beautiful creations! Please bring a snack/drink to refuel throughout the morning. Don’t miss this camp!

7/22-7/26 9am-12pm $100
$20 material fee paid to instructor

 

Teen Pottery Wheel Camp
Discover the exciting world of pottery! Students ages 11-14 will make several creations each day to decorate at the end of the week. Beginning & experienced students are welcome. Please bring a snack/drink to refuel throughout the morning.

8/5-8/9 9am-12pm $100
$20 material fee paid to instructor

REGISTER ONLINE at www.msad52.maineadulted.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by Kelly Cabral  on June 4, 2019

Class of 2019 Graduation! [RSU16 Adult Education ]

RSU 16 ADULT EDUCATION HONORS GRADUATES

2019 Graduates

Photo credit, Lucas Moulton. Back L-R: Brawn Young, Cassandra Myers, Morgan Nielsen. Front L-R: Samra Nay, Parker Smith, Rebekah Paschke

 

MECHANIC FALLS – Ten RSU 16 Adult Education students were honored at a cap and gown graduation ceremony on Friday, May 31, 2019 for meeting High School completion goals.  Over 75 friends and family gathered in the Elm Street School gymnasium, as six of the graduates marched single file to “Pomp and Circumstance” played by pianist, Lindsay Cook.

Director, Jenny Rose, shared lessons learned by staff from this year’s students, and Regional Representative Marge Kilkelly offered words of congratulations on behalf of Senator Angus King. Superintendent Ken Healey, RSU 16 School Board members, Poland Town Manager Matt Garside, and Ellen Wainwright, Staff Assistant to Senator Susan Collins, were also in attendance at the event.

Several graduates were recognized by staff with specific awards: Perseverance to Samra Nay; Overcoming Obstacles to Parker Smith; and Academic Achievement to Cassandra Myers. The Central Maine Community College Courage to Grow scholarship was also awarded to Rebekah Paschke for one 3-credit course.

Before receiving their diplomas from Teacher Susan Lasselle and Superintendent Healey, graduates personally thanked family, friends, and educators who supported them in their educational journey by presenting them with a red rose.  

The 2019 graduates are: Kianna A. Argueta, Todd J. Lopes, Cassandra A. Myers, Samra J. Nay, Morgan L. Nielsen, Rebekah S. Paschke, Parker V. Smith, Oliver L. Strout, Jarred M. Vandeymark and Brawn D. Young.

 

 

Posted by Jenny Rose  on June 3, 2019

Art Club at TGS Concludes Another Successful Year [RSU #13 Adult and Community Education]

RSU 13 Adult and Community Education announces the completion of another successful program year with Thomaston Art Club. The program will begin registrations in September for the 2019-2020 school year serving students after-school twice weekly at no cost to families. 

The students enjoy experimenting with many art mediums and various projects throughout the year. A special thank you to local Artists: Cynthia McGuirl, Club Coordinator and Teacher; Susan Beebe and Greta Van Campen, Assistant Teachers; and to Program Assistant, Callie Saulniers for their support of this year's club.  

This is one of several after-school art programs of RSU13 Adult & Community Education supported by generous contributions from the ANONIMO Foundation. For more information on RASA After-School Art Programs visit www.rsu13.maineadulted.org

Rowen Grotton shows his fish created in the Stray Sock Sewing activity with TGS Art Club.

 

Owen Delorimier in his Bengal tiger mask made in TGS Art Club.

Teaching Artist, Susan Beebe, assists Rachel Kinney with building her paper mache mask.

 

Posted by Callie Saulniers  on May 29, 2019

Lewiston College Transition Program Has June Start [Lewiston Adult Education]

College Transition Program instructor Amy Hatch congratulates Chantal Kalau during CTP graduation in May.


Anyone looking to jumpstart their college success can sign up for Lewiston Adult Education's Maine College Transition Program.

The College Transition Program is a free, 12-week program that is set to start on June 6. It is designed for people who live or work in Androscoggin County and are planning to enroll in college in the next 12 to 18 months. It provides a comprehensive review of reading, writing, and math in a college-style setting.

 College Transitions is specifically designed to prepare adults to succeed in college. Students will enter college proficient in completing assignments, time management, note-taking, test-taking, working with instructors and peers, and managing the additional responsibilities expected of college students.

The Winter-Spring College Transition Program ended earlier this year. Students received certificates during a May graduation ceremony.

The next College Transition Program will be held at the B Street Community Center on 57 Birch St. in Lewiston. The B Street Community Center is part of Lewiston Adult Education.

For more information or to register, contact the B Street Community Center at 207-753-6420 or contact Amy Hatch at ahatch@lewistonpublicschools.org.

 

 

Posted by Michael Reagan  on May 22, 2019 | Read more in: News

Commercial Driving License (Class B) Graduates (2018-19) [Maranacook Adult Education]

Maranacook Adult Education, working in collaboration with Central Maine Community College, the Career Center, Vocational Rehabilitation and Central and Western Maine Community Action succeed in granting 55 students free state class B licensing. Students selected to participate in the free training were selected based on greatest needs, with unemployed or underemployed individuals given highest priority.

Upon graduation from the training program, students are expected to obtain employment earning a livable wage within one month. To ensure students succeed with this goal, we maintain close working relationships with Augusta Fuel Company, Dead River, Western Maine Transportation, Pine State Trading, Lucas Tree, Waste Management, Maine Department of Transportation, Crooker, Augusta Public Works, Hammond Lumber and Auburn Concrete.

Much, much more than just a certificate program, Maranacook Adult Education is a job program that ensures placement of every successful CDL graduate with an employer. With so many successful graduates in 2018-19, this has truly been a great year for our CDL program.

For more information on our CDL instructional program, registration costs, class dates and location please visit: http://www.maranacook.org/adulted/cdl-class-b/

 

Posted by Steve Vose  on May 21, 2019

Class B Truck Driving Offered to Maranacook High School Seniors [Maranacook Adult Education]

During the 2018-19 school year, eligible Maranacook High School seniors will be able to learn to drive Class B vehicles. Class B vehicles include a long list of big trucks, including: garbage trucks, dump trucks, busses, fuel tankers, box trucks and more. Class B drivers are also one of the highest needed labor positions in the United States.

Through a close working relationship with area CDL class B truck driving companies, students who successfully complete the CDL training and state CDL licensure requirements will leave school with the ability to earn a starting wage of $20-25 per hour with most companies also offering health benefits and retirement plans.

For more information on our CDL instructional program, registration costs, class dates and location please visit: http://www.maranacook.org/adulted/cdl-class-b/

 

Posted by Steve Vose  on May 21, 2019