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Archive: August 2016

Ed2Go [RSU#12 Adult Education/ Alna, Chelsea, Somerville, Whitefield, Windsor, Westport Island, Palermo]

Ed2go has added some new classes, Become A Veterinary Assistant, Start Your Own Gift Basket Business, Blogging and Podcasting, Medical Terminology, Speed Spanish, Certificate in Meditation and many more, enjoy taking a class right at home.


Posted by Carol Davis  on August 29, 2016


Mt. Blue Adult Education is excited to start fall classes!  Call 778-3460 for more information or to register for Orientation, which is scheduled for next week, Wednesday September 7 and Thursday September 8, from 9-3.  Let us be part of your future by starting today!


Posted by Julie Sawyer  on August 29, 2016 | Read more in: News and Events

Is your diploma is waiting for you? [Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education]

High School Diploma and HiSET prep classes are FREE

to anyone that has not achieved a high school diploma!  

The rest is up to you!

Don't wait!  Call now to register for FALL classes!!!




Posted by Dan MacDonald  on August 29, 2016

2016 Fall Orientation Week! [Region 9 Adult Education]





September 6th, 7th, and 8th is Fall Orientation.

Sessions are from 8am-12pm.

New students must attend TWO sessions

to be able to start classes on September 12th.







Posted by Caroline Mitchell  on August 25, 2016

New duo in charge at Messalonskee [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Join us in congratulating Paula Callan, MMRACE advisory board member, for her new position at Messalonskee High School!  Read more at


Posted by Shelley McGowan  on August 22, 2016

Interview Dates Set for Fall CNA class at Lewiston Adult Education [Lewiston Adult Education]


    People interested in a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant can take steps toward a new job by signing up for interviews and testing for the Fall CNA program at Lewiston Adult Education.

            All students must take the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) exam and interview before they can be considered for the program. They will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 4 p.m.

The CNA course focuses on nursing theory and application, including basic anatomy and physiology. Once students finish the classroom portion of the course, they will participate in a full-time, two-week clinical experience at local hospitals and nursing homes.

Classes begin on Sept. 13 and are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The program costs $975 with a $145 test fee.

For more information on the CNA course, call Lewiston Adult Education at 207-795-4141.


Posted by Michael Reagan  on August 9, 2016 | Read more in: News

Sr. Theresa Couture Receives Award [Biddeford Adult Education]


Our Beloved Sr. Theresa received a recognition June 22nd at the Annual Maine Adult Education Association Conference.  She was awarded a Distinguished Service Award Special Recognition for her years of dedication to Biddeford Adult Education.


To see what the Staff wrote about Sr. Theresa to nominate her - please click HERE.




Sr. Theresa along with Biddeford Adult Ed Staff

Sr. Theresa with her Brother and Sister-in-Law








Posted by Anne Beaulieu  on August 4, 2016 | Read more in: News

54 Quilters went south in a chartered bus to the 39th Maine Quilts show held in Augusta! [Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education]

Judy Babbidge (Caribou Quilting instructor), Ruth Bradbury and students organized this day trip to share their passion of quilting together. 

Students travel to the Learning Center from all over the county to attend classes with Judy.  Although all the students were not able to go on this trip, the bus was full.  

Quilting is more than a craft, it's a way of life!!!

From left to right, in zig-zag order:  Ruby Bradbury, Heather Midwid, Sandy Daigle, Judy Babbidge, Helen Engstrom, Gusty Anderson, Steve Boody, Vee Peterson, Kathy French, Lucille Castonguay, Monika Baker, Jo-Ellen Kelley (hidden), Rita Kingsbury, Catherine Kingsbury, Jacinthe Byram, Lydia Gagnon (hidden), George Anne Carter, Joanne Bouchard, Freda Mosley, Julie Castonguay, Janice DeLong, Diane Porter, Maryann Gagnon (hidden), Cynthia Harvey, Barbara Rouse, Beth Ann Walker, Anita Dow, Sarah Jackson, Nancy Todd (hidden), Lois Howes, Bernadette Opthof, Cuppy Johndro, Bonnie Lavway, Nancy Carney,  Marcie Brumaghin, Jackie Riberdy, Donna Hurley, Lou Ann Skidgell, Dawn Anderson, Barbara Dechaine, Rachel Levesque, Sharon Hedstrom, Nason Donahue, Judy Holmquist, Beth Albert, Letha VanKirk, Sandy Desjardin, Lou Sandy Boutot, and Joan Paradis.  Absent from the picture are Donna Nolan and Lucille Loder.


Posted by Dan MacDonald  on August 3, 2016 | Read more in: News and Enrichment News