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Archive: January 2012

New Classes in February! [Lewiston Adult Education]

Are the winter months making you a little stir crazy? Need an excuse to get out and fight that cabin fever?

Lewiston Adult Education has more than 25 classes starting up in February- from "just for fun" classes in arts, crafts, fitness and technology- to the kind of "business & workforce training" courses that employers like to see on a resume.

 

Arts & Crafts

Introduction to One Stroke Painting

The Joy of Oil Painting

Woodworking Beginner/Intermediate

 

Fitness

Hooping to Heal (& Make Your Own Hoop )

Kundalini Yoga I

Line Dancing for Beginners

Tai Chi II

Vinyasa Yoga Flow

Zumba (Mon or Wed )

 

Personal Wellness

Basics of Swedish Massage I

Introduction to Reflexology

Metaphysics & Beyond I

Your Mighty Feet

 

Technology for Fun

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

Getting the Most Out of Your iPad

Mastering the iPad

Photo Editing with Open Source Software I

 

Writing

Telling Your Story: Why Writing Well is Essential to Success

Writing: From Inspiration to Publication

 

Business & Workforce Skills Training

Business Writing

Computer Literacy

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Intro to Keyboarding & MS Word

Medical Billing

Medical Terminology

 

....plus many more coming up in March, April and May! For more information or to register, visit www.lewistonadulted.org or call 795-4141.  

 

Posted by Jessica Crabtree  on January 30, 2012

Adult student finds success through College Transition Program [Lewiston Adult Education]

Click here to read the Twin City Times article!

 

Posted by Jessica Crabtree  on January 23, 2012

Community Connection for High-Speed, Broadband Internet Technical Assistance. [Gorham Adult Education]



Gorham Adult Education program is yourCommunity 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 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 Reinvestment Act State Broadband Infrastructure Program  Award Number 23-50-M09062  

 

 

 

 

Posted by Kate Rotroff  on January 20, 2012

RSU13 Part of Maine's Community Connection Program [RSU #13 Adult and Community Education]

RSU13 is proud to announce it’s participation in Maine’s Community Connection Broadband Technical Assistance Program. What does that mean for our students and the RSU13 community? Well, we are your community connection for information on utilizing Maine's expanding high-speed internet connectivity. Whether you are looking to meet your educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services or enhance economic and community development, we can help!

Due to increased use of technology in all facets of our lives, here are the courses we are offering for the spring and summer of 2012:

Computer Applications I

Computer Applications II      

Computer Tutoring one-on-one

Computers for Beginners

Want to increase your technology skills? Try:

Keyboarding

Excel I & II

Word I & II

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RSU13 is your community connection for information on utilizing Maine's expanding high-speed internet connectivity. Whether you are looking to meet your educational goals, enrich your life, increase literacy, access governmental services or enhance economic and community development, we can help! As a participant in the Maine Adult Regional Technology Initiative (MARTI), our teachers have learned how to integrate technology into their instruction to assist all learners.

 Look for this symbol in our catalog to learn about high speed internet and its usefulness to you. 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 Call us a 594-9764 for more information.

 

Posted by Shannon Parker  on January 11, 2012

The College Connection - 10 Great Years

Nice article about 10 years of college transitions.

Click to read

 

Posted by Cathy Newell  on January 9, 2012 | Read more in: Press clippings

Post-Secondary Counselor Available [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education now offers their students appointments with a college/career counselor.  Our counselor will provide assistance with the application process to local colleges, including funding options, as well as career exploration and job searching.

 

Posted by Susan Tuthill  on January 6, 2012

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