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Adult Ed helps lower drop-out rate in Bethel district

Nice Sun Journal article.

 

Posted by Cathy Newell  on April 1, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Adult Ed: Investment Worth Making

Article in the K-J, March 29.

 

Posted by Cathy Newell  on March 29, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Appropriations Restores $500,000 for Adult Education

Read article in KJ

The legislative Appropriations Committee restored $500,000 of the $580,000 originally recommended to be cut from the state budget for Adult Education in action in the wee hours of Monday morning. The final budget was approved on Monday afternoon and will be sent to the House and Senate for final approval.

 

Posted by Cathy Newell  on March 23, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Adult Education Funding a Priority of Governor Baldacci

Governor Baldacci issued a new list of budget priorities on March 11, after receiving news of additional state funding. See the list here and note the inclusion of $580,000 to restore the 10% cut originally proposed for adult education.

 

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Posted by Cathy Newell  on March 11, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Work Ready Graduation in Portland

A great article in the Forecaster on Portland's WorkReady graduation.

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Posted by Cathy Newell  on March 10, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Family Literacy Conference - March 12

Here is a great article on the Conference coming up on Friday, March 12.

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Posted by Cathy Newell  on March 10, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Be Inspired at the 2010 CraftBoston Fair! [Lewiston Adult Education]

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Lewiston Adult Education will be hosting a day trip to the Society of Arts and Crafts' spectacular CraftBoston fair on Saturday, April 10th. Be inspired as you enjoy Boston and discover New England’s premier artisan basketweavers, fiber artists, glass blowers, jewelers, metalsmiths, potters, sculptors, and more- without the hassle of driving and parking in the city!

 CraftBoston features over 200 craft artists who represent the finest in their respective fields. View exquisite works of art and enjoy the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists themselves. Participants will take guided tour of the fair at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, and then have the opportunity to enjoy the fair at their leisure, or explore Boston on their own.

 The Seaport World Trade Center is just one mile from Quincy Market, which features a delightful variety of shops and restaurants.

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 Tour participants will meet at the Lewiston Park and Ride at 7:00 am on April 10th to board the coach, and arrive at the fair in time for a 10:30 am private tour. For those interested in exploring Quincy Market, the coach will make a trip from CraftBoston to Quincy Market at 12:30. The coach will make the final pick-up for the ride home at the CraftBoston at 4:45, and at Quincy Market at 5:00.

 The $70 fee for the trip includes transportation from Lewiston to Boston and between the fair and Quincy Market, admission to the fair, and a guided tour of CraftBoston highlights. Please note: registration fees for this trip are not refundable after March 25th.

 For more information on the CraftBoston trip, visit www.lewistonadulted.org or call 795-4141. For additional information on the fair itself, visit the Society of Arts and Crafts' CraftBoston site

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Posted by Jessica Crabtree  on March 9, 2010 | Read more in: Events

Work Ready Graduation in Portland

Check out Channel 6 coverage of the WorkReady graduation at Portland Adult ed.

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Posted by Cathy Newell  on March 6, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

Pay Pal Option Now Available! [RSU #3]

We also now offer a paypal option. Once you have chosen the class or classes you would like to register for, print off the registration form. Go to http:www.msad3.org website, click on Administration, then click on  Adult Education Office. Scroll to the bottom of that page, click on PAY NOW.  Once payment has been submitted, print proof of payment and send along with registration form to the address at the top of that form. If you have any questions or need help, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Posted by Tammie Leach  on March 1, 2010 | Read more in: News

Super Saturday: March 27th! [Lewiston Adult Education]

Lewiston Adult Education's annual Spring Super Saturday will be held this March 27th! Nearly a dozen courses will be offered for busy folks who want learn something new in a one-day workshop. The variety of courses will include:

A Slice of Summer Wall-Hanging: Use a template-free, quick sew method to create a festive seasonal wall-hanging. 9:00-3:00, $32 plus a $5 lab fee.

Automotive Essentials for Kids & Teens: Parents and children/teens are invited to a hands-on workshop on how to keep an automobile running safely and deal with unexpected (but common) auto emergencies. Appropriate for those aged 10 & up. All youth must register with an adult; an adult may accompany up to two youth. 9:30-1:30, $25 plus a $10 lab per parent-youth pair, $10 for an additional child.

CPR, First Aid, AED Training: Become certified through the American Heart Association in basic CPR, First Aid and proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). 9:00-3:00, $65.

Bead Weaving & Wire Wrapped Earrings: Create a beautiful bracelet using a bead-weaving technique and matching wire-wrapped dangle earrings! 9:00-Noon, $18 plus a $25 lab fee.

Introduction to Email Marketing: Learn new strategies to promote your business effectively and with no up-front costs using ConstantContact. 9:00-3:00, $55 plus a $10 lab fee.

Introduction to West African Drumming: Join Eric and Barbara vanBok of Resounding Rhythms for an introduction into the world of West African Drumming. 10:30-1:30, $23 plus a $5 lab fee.

MS Excel Workshop: This course will help beginners gain a functional understanding of MS Excel. Learn to enter data, create formulas, and format spreadsheets. 9:00-3:00, $55.

MS Word in a Day: Review the basics of MS Word, and then move on to learn how to utilize the most useful features MS Word offers, including integrating graphics and spreadsheets, creating and controlling tables, bullets, mail merge, wizards and more. 9:00-3:00, $55.

Rectangular Carrier Basket: Join Martha Chessie to weave a unique basket with personalized color accents. 9:00-3:00, $28 plus a $16 lab.

Seashell & Glass Sun Catcher: Join Jim Nutting of Maine Art Glass to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind stained-glass sun catcher in a day. 9:00-2:00, $27 plus a $15 lab fee.

Spell Better: Take a morning to learn tricks that will improve spelling skills. 9:00-Noon, $12.

Lunch will be included with all day-long classes. For the full listing of courses, or to register for any of the above workshops, visit [ http://www.lewistonadulted.org ]www.lewistonadulted.org or call 795-4141.

 

 

Posted by Jessica Crabtree  on February 25, 2010 | Read more in: Events