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Collaboration with Waterville Public Library and Career Center [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education continues to collaborate with the Waterville Public Library to offer a series of classes and workshops to assist people with career and job searching, including the technology skills that are needed in today’s world.  Most programs are free and some require pre- registration. Please see our brochure for a listing of the classes, times and locations.

 

 

Posted by Susan Tuthill  on January 6, 2012

PVAEC offers new online course [PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative]

PVAEC now offers Teaching Students with ADHD as an online course.  This course will arm you with powerful strategies you can put to use immediately in your own classroom. By the time you're done, you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to help students with ADHD compensate for their problems and achieve their full potential.

Session Start Dates: 

January 18 
February 15 
March 21 
April 18

Visit www.ed2go.com/pvaec browse our offerings.  Or, call us at 564-6525 for more information.

 

Posted by Kathy Normandin  on January 5, 2012

PVAEC Spring Brochure is on its way! [PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative]

Brochure cover

PVAEC Spring Brochure is on its way to your mailbox, and it is full of new and exciting classes.   If you can't wait for the mailman, review it online now. 

We're offering several new series of classes:  You CAN... and Solopreneur.  Great courses in self-sufficiency and starting a home business.  Computer classes, pottery and painting, kayay trips, Quincy Market trip, Zumba and hula hoops are a few of the offerings.  And, we have expanded our line-up of online courses.

So, check it out and sign up today!

 

Posted by Kathy Normandin  on January 3, 2012

WOACE Gift Certificates [Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education]

Are you stumped on what to get someone for that special occasion? Don't know their favorite color, size or even what they like?  Stop worrying - give them the gift that keeps on giving - a learning opportunity with WOACE.

Gift certificates are available in any amount or can specify a course. Our Winter/Spring 2014 brochure will be coming out in early January for classes running from January through May. That special person can choose the course(s) they always wanted to take, or try one of our new courses.

To order your gift certificate today, you can call 646-4565, email adulted@wocsd.org or use the Contact Us link on the website

 

Posted by Nancy Geneseo  on January 3, 2012

Please Join us for Trivia Night on Friday, January 13, 2012! [Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford]

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford (LVGS) is pleased to announce our third annual Trivia Night at the Town Club on Friday, January 13, 2012.  This fun event, which raises money for LVGS programs, takes place at the Town Club in the Trust Building in downtown Sanford and includes team competition on trivia questions, delicious appetizers and great raffle items.  Trivia categories include geography, science, current events, literature, food, television and superstitions.  Raffle items include tickets for the Bruins, Red Claws, Seadogs, and Mainers as well as a hotel stay and Keurig coffeemaker. 

Tickets are $20 a person including appetizers.  Teams need 4 to 8 people.  If you don’t have 4 people, please call us and we will match you with others for a team. 

The doors open at 6 p.m. and the Trivia Game is 7 – 9 p.m. 

Please join us for an evening of lively competition hosted by emcee Marcel Blouin and catered by Above and Beyond!

 To register, please call the Literacy Volunteers office at 324-2486 or email lvgs@metrocast.net.

 

Posted by Ingrid Baily  on December 30, 2011 | Read more in: News

Focus on Adults for Workforce

Op ed in Bangor Daily News.

 

Posted by Cathy Newell  on December 23, 2011 | Read more in: Press clippings

Community Connection for High Speed, Broadband Internet Technical Assistance [Bangor Adult & Community Education]

ConnectMe AuthorityCommunity Connection for High-Speed Broadband Internet Technical Assistance.

 

Bangor Adult & Community Education is your Community Connection for information on how you can use Maine's expanding high-speed, broadband internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development. Contact our office and arrange a special presentation on the importance of high speed interent for your civic or social organization.

High Speed Internet Connectivity

Look for this symbol in our catalog. It identifies courses and workshops where you'll about high-speed internet connectivity. This community education program is presented in cooperation with the Maine Department of Education and the ConnectME Authority. Learn more at www.maine.gov/connectme and check the speed on your internet connection.

 

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 The MARTI project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Broadband Infrastructure Program Award Number 23-50-M09062.

  

 

Posted by Greg Leavitt  on December 21, 2011 | Read more in: News

Internet Connectivity Information [RSU 25 Adult and Community Education]

 

 for High-Speed, Broadband Internet Technical Assistance.

 The RSU 25 Adult Education program is your ConnectME source for information on how you can use Maine's expanding high speed, Broadband internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development.  Contact our office and arrange a special presentation on the importance of high speed Internet for your civic or social organization.

 Look for this symbol in our catalog.  It identifies courses and workshops where you'll learn about high-speed internet connectivity.  This community education program is presented in cooperation with the Maine Department of Education and the ConnectME Authority.

Learn more at www.maine.gov/connectme and check the speed on your internet connection.

 The MARTI project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestmet Act     State Broadband Infrastructure Program Award Number 23-50-M09062

  

 

Posted by Tina Monreal  on December 20, 2011

Karate [RSU 25 Adult and Community Education]

 

Enjoy yourself while learning self defense!  Increase your confidence, respect, mental and physical endurance.  Offered year round by Adult Education and the Bucksport Branch of Tracy’s Karate.  Karate is a great family sport with safety and health issues a top priority.  Experienced instructors. Give it a try.  You can’t be too old, too big, or too small. To register, contact Sensei Linwood Bridges, 8th degree black belt, 469-7416.  Ask about our Discount Programs!  This is an ongoing program and you may come to register at anytime.  Ongoing.

W 5-8pm with Sensei Linwood Bridges at JS $55 youth/$60 adult

 

Posted by Kathy Pelletier  on December 8, 2011

PVAEC announces new online course - Python 3.0 [PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative]

Students will master the basics of Python as well as more advanced skills such as object-oriented programming with classes and exceptions. In addition, they'll explore unique Python data structures such as tuples and dictionaries and learn to create Python programs with graphic elements including graphical user interface (GUI) objects.  

If your next question is, what is Python?, here's a link for you:  http://www.python.org/about/ , or register for the course here.

 

 

Posted by Kathy Normandin  on December 7, 2011