Archive: July 2011
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT:
Please call 729-7323 ext. 1 for the upcoming date of our next Certified Nursing Assistant class.
Merrymeeting Adult Education's CNA program has an application and interview process to determine acceptance in the CNA course. When your application is received by our office you will be contacted to schedule an interview with the CNA Instructor. Classes are held at our Brunswick Region 10 Technical High School location - 68 Church Road, Brunswick. We look forward to hearing from you!
Cost: $975 residents or $995 non-residents.
To download the CNA application click here.
Mail the completed application to:
Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086
Videos demonstrating essential skills for the CNA: www.cnaclasses.org/videos/
DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM:
Merrymeeting Adult Education offers Driver Education courses to help build strong, safe and confident drivers. Students are awarded an instructional permit upon successful completion of the course with a grade of 80% or better.
Classes are held at Mt. Ararat and Brunswick High Schools each fall and winter/spring semesters and once in the summer at Brunswick High School.
Download the current driver education packet HERE. The driver education application packet and payment must be returned to our office prior to the first day of class. Call 729-7323 if you would like an application mailed to you.
Cost: $460 residents, $485 non-residents
by Michael Myers
on July 13, 2011
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Events and News
A Brief History of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford
Founded in 1986, Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford (LVGS) is celebrating 25 years of serving the community. Our mission is supporting the literacy needs of adults age 18 and above with free, confidential one-on-one tutoring and small group instruction by trained adult volunteers. Our approach is student-centered and we are honored to provide adult learning opportunities.
LVGS was created following a national media campaign called PLUS—Project Literacy U.S.—that spread the word about how many adults in this country have literacy levels so low that they are prevented from functioning in society and achieving their potential.
The Sanford PLUS Task Force was formed and included adult educators, business leaders, social service agencies, religious leaders, civic organizations, and media representatives, all working together to find solutions to increasing the literacy rates in our community. This spirit of collaboration and concern for helping individuals improve their skills and become more self-reliant still motivate our work today.
Over the years, many volunteers and staff have led and guided LVGS, from its early days as the Goodall Library Literacy Volunteers of America, to its more recent form as an independent, private, 501c3 nonprofit. We are grateful for the countless hours of service that our volunteer tutors, Board members, office volunteers, and other dedicated individuals have devoted to this cause.
Community support from businesses, individuals, service clubs, foundations, and other partners has played a fundamental role in our ability to carry out our mission. Without this support, in the form of donated goods, services, funds, time, publicity, and friendship, we would not have come to our 25th anniversary.
As we look to the future, we remain passionately dedicated to providing opportunities for students to improve their literacy skills so they can achieve their life goals relating to career, family, education, and civic participation. We know that one person’s progress with literacy has a positive ripple effect on many other people, and we are honored to have a part in this inspirational story of human learning, dignity, courage and achievement.
883 Main Street, Suite 4
Sanford, Maine 04073
by Ingrid Baily
on July 7, 2011
Biddeford Adult Education is accepting applications for our next CNA courses. Click HERE to get your application. Call Sue at 282-3883 for more information.
by Anne Beaulieu
on July 1, 2011
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