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Bridges to Employment [Lewiston Adult Education]

Lewiston Adult Education will be holding a “Bridges to Employment” training series in October and November. The series consists of five interactive workshops designed to address a particular component of the job search and hiring process, from identifying transferrable skills to developing the key competencies that employers are seeking.

OSHA 10 will cover the essentials of workplace safety. Participants who complete this program will be issued the nationally-recognized OSHA 10 credential. This course meets Monday through Thursday, October 18-21, from 5:30-8:30. $25.

Computer Skills for the Workplace is ideal for those who are familiar with computer basics, such as checking email and saving files, but wish to build the essential computer skills needed in the workplace. Monday through Wednesday, October 25-27, from 5:00-7:30. $20.

Providing Excellent Customer Service will help prepare participants for work in a variety of fields. Most positions require work with customers or clients, and enhancing customer service skills improves an applicant’s marketability. Monday, November 1, 5:00-7:30. $7.

The Art of Selling Yourself: Creating effective resumes, applications and interviews. This workshop will teach job-seekers how to effectively communicate their qualifications to employers throughout the application process. Tuesday, November 2, 5:00-7:30. $7.

Developing a Personalized Career Pathway will help job-seekers identify the key skills necessary for success in their ideal careers, and then will help them create a plan to gain or hone those skills. Wednesday, November 3, 5:00-7:30. $7.

Individuals may sign up for the workshops a-la-carte, or as a complete series for $66. Participants who complete the full series will receive a $20 gift certificate towards a Lewiston Adult Education course in the Winter/Spring term. Pre-registration is required to participate in these workshops. For more information, or to register, visit or call 795-4141.


Posted by Jessica Crabtree  on September 28, 2010 | Read more in: News and Events

Basic Tutor Training [Literacy Volunteers of Franklin/Somerset]

Tutor Training for Literacy Volunteers will be offered at the Adult Basic Education Office in Farmington on Tuesday, October 5, 5pm to 8pm and two Saturdays, October 9 & 16, 10am to 3pm.  Call 778-3460 or 1-800-322-5455 to register or for more info.



Posted by Kathy Kilrain del Rio  on September 22, 2010

Critical Higher Ed issues for Maine

Sun Journal Article on Compact for Higher Education.

Click to read.


Posted by Cathy Newell  on September 21, 2010 | Read more in: Press clippings

PVAEC Unveils New Computer Lab [PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative]

PVAEC is thrilled to announce the opening of its new computer lab!  

Computer Lab

Our first class was Basic Desktop, and it was full.  The students enjoyed the re-freshed room, the new chairs and tables, and most of all the new computers.  Our new Lenovo's are equipped with Windows 7 and Office 10.

We have many classes to offer in this new lab.  We will be running many sessions of the Basic Desktop class, as well as Website Creation, PhotoShop, and Electronic Scrapbooking,and much more!  So browse the website to see what's to your liking.  Or, call 564-6525 for more information.

We have two Open Lab times for students to come in and use the computers, or ask the instructor about a particular problem they are running into.  The Open Lab times are Mondays from 1 - 2 pm and Fridays from 1 - 4 pm.  

Doug Ware in new Computer LabOur particular thanks go to Doug Ware, our Computer Instructor, for the time and energy he gave to this project.  We would not be up and running without him!  

Stop by and see what we have to offer!

PVAEC, 48 Morton Ave., Suite M, Dover Foxcroft ME  04426

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Posted by Kathy Normandin  on September 14, 2010 | Read more in: News

General meeting minutes 08.27.10 [Maine Adult Correctional Education Association]

MACEA Meeting 08.27.10.doc


Posted by Richard Lumb  on September 2, 2010

MACEA 2010 Directory [Maine Adult Correctional Education Association]

Please refer to the attached directory.MACEA Directory 2010 - FINAL.doc


Posted by Richard Lumb  on August 31, 2010 | Read more in: Documents

Welcome to Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education [Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education]

Welcome to the website for Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education.

Check in frequently for course updates, news and events.

This website has many features.  

Search for courses: You can now search for courses from our program as well as from other adult education programs across the state. You can also browse our courses by category.

  • Latest news and events: Read our latest news items inside our News & Events section.
  • Search for courses: You can now search for courses from our program as well as from other adult education programs across the state. You can also browse our courses by category.
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Find answers to important questions about our program and the adult education system by browsing our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Our website is a part of the Maine Adult Education Portal, sponsored and managed by the Maine Adult Education Association. When you visit the new MAEA website online at you can search for courses and programs statewide. 

You can share feedback about this website by contacting Clyde Clark, Director of Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education, at


Posted by Donna Marshall  on August 30, 2010 | Read more in: News

How To Register [Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education]

Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education

We now accept online registrations.

Anyone 17 years or over is eligible to attend Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education.  Additional criteria apply to students seeking their Diploma or High School Equivalecy; also to students applying for CNA.

Register in advance for all courses.  Register early because courses fill quickly.  Courses with insufficient advance enrollment will be cancelled.

Register by mail anytime.  The Adult Education office in OHCHS, South Paris is open for walk-in registrations, or by phone if using a credit card.   Adult Education office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm.

All courses have a registration fee unless otherwise noted.  We can waive tuition fees for diploma, HS Equivalency and ABE students taking Academic courses.  We charge all students book, lab and material fees, as noted.

The Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education program reserves the right to alter courses scheduled and held, listed in the brochure and website, to meet program needs and requirements.  Proper notice of course changes will be given to registered students.

Payment must accompany registration.  We do not send out written confirmations on registrations you mail or bring in to us.  You cancelled check is your receipt.

Refund Policy:

Registration fee: We will contact you if a course is cancelled or already full, and issue a full refund.  If you register for a course and decide to cancel, you must notify us BEFORE the first day of class to get a refund.  We issue no refunds after a course begins.  We offer no refunds for one-session courses.

Book deposit:  Some courses have a book deposit fee.  If students pay the deposit fee, and return the book (with a copy of the receipt) then Adult Ed will issue a refund. Refunds take 2-3 weeks to process and will be mailed to students.


Posted by Donna Marshall  on August 30, 2010 | Read more in: News

October 2010 General Meeting Announcement [Maine Adult Correctional Education Association]


The next MACEA General meeting will be at Charleston Correctional Facility. 

Address:    1202 Dover Road
                    Charleston, Maine 04422
                    (207) 285-0800

The date is: Friday, October 29, 2010 beginning at 9:00 am.

More information will posted as it becomes available.


Posted by Richard Lumb  on August 28, 2010

Find Us On Facebook! [MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education]

Go to  for course updates, news about our program, photos and more.  You don't have to be a member of Facebook to view our page, but if you sure and "like" us!  Help us go global by spreading the word to family and friends! 


Posted by Andrea Hammond  on August 23, 2010