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Archive: March 2017

Farmworkers Jobs Program [Lawrence Adult Education]

Serving those who work for Maine farmers... the Farmworker Jobs Program is a program funded through the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Click here to see the flyer.

Contact us for more information.

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on March 30, 2017 | Read more in: News and Links

Career Planning Courses [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education is proud to partner with New Ventures Maine

to offer these great career planning classes.   

To learn more about this great opportunity, call 873-5754 or register online at midmaine.coursestorm.com 

 

 

 

Posted by Shelley McGowan  on March 30, 2017

Looking for a job in the technology field? TechHire Maine may be for you! [Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

TechHire Maine logo

TechHire Maine is connecting Maine's workforce to careers in information technology and computing.

The TechHire Initiative is a multi-sector effort to empower Americans with the skills they need, through universities and community colleges as well as non-traditional paths to technology training.

In August of 2015, Educate Maine’s Project>Login program received a TechHire Community designation from the White House on behalf of the program’s extensive network of Maine employers, educators, and workforce colleagues. Project>Login is now one of 71 TechHire Communities across the U.S.

TechHire Maine's focus is to recruit, assess, train, and place young adults and underserved individuals into Maine's IT industry. Participants take part in training and work experiences tailored to their career goals using a customized track approach. All of the tracks are driven by employer demand and provide opportunities to obtain the specific competencies or experiences participants need to meet their employment objectives.

Visit the TechHire Maine website, or download the TechHire brochure for more information.

You may also contact us at Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education by calling 627-4291 to learn more about how to take advantage of this exciting program.

 

 

 

Posted by AE Admin  on March 28, 2017

Evening Adult Ed Classes Cancelled March 27, 2017 [RSU 24 Adult Education]

Due to the precipitation (rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow) we are experiencing and the temperatures falling, we have erred on the side of caution and cancelled this evening's classes.

 

Posted by Jean Girmscheid  on March 27, 2017

Wed., March 15th, No day time classes. Evening classes as scheduled. [RSU 24 Adult Education]

We will have no day time classes today, Wednesday, March 15th.  Evening classes will run as scheduled.

 

Posted by Ander Thebaud  on March 15, 2017

Classes ending at 11:45 am, Tuesday March 14th [RSU 24 Adult Education]

All RSU 24 Adult Ed. classes will end at 11:45 am on Tuesday, March 14th.  All evening classes are also canceled. Please call us with any questions, 422-4794.

 

Posted by Ander Thebaud  on March 14, 2017

Enrichment Courses Now Available for Registration! [Deer Isle Adult Education]

Sign up for one of our Early Spring Enrichment Courses and enjoy learning something new! We have courses from Car Repair to Cooking to Guitar to Square Dancing.

 

Posted by Lynne Witham  on March 9, 2017

Certified Nursing Assistant Training (CNA) Earn While You Learn Program [Gorham Adult Education]

Certified Nursing Assistant Training (CNA) Earn While You Learn Program

This exciting, new opportunity is for those who would like to work for Gorham House and who are willing to make a one-year commitment to the company.

Gorham House is looking for responsible, reliable, motivated and compassionate people to join their team. They will hire you and pay you at minimum wage while you are taking the 180-hour course. Ten students will be chosen from among the applicants for participation in the program.

Attend an information and testing session on Thursday, May 18, 2017, 6:00pm at Gorham House. All paperwork will be given out at that session. 

Starting date:     June 12, 2017

Ending date:      August 14, 2017

Schedule:          Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays

Time:                 Classroom time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

                           Clinicals: 7:00am - 2:00pm (last 9 classes)

see CNA admission criteria and Earn While You Learn Program flyer below: 

 

CNA Admission Criteria

 1.  The following requirements must be submitted before final

     acceptance to the program.  

* You must be 18 years of age or older.

* Provide a copy of your birth certificate, license or state ID, and Social Security Card.

* Provide proof of high school graduation or GED/HiSET equivalency.

* Proof that you are eligible to work in the United States.

* Completed form for State Bureau of Identification (SBI) check.  Please note that some criminal convictions will make you ineligible to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Maine.  Please talk with us about any offenses.

* Completion of CASAS reading test with a score of 240 or above.

* Provide two (2) written letters of reference describing dependable, reliable work habits (professional or personal).  Letters must be signed and include the writer’s telephone number.

2.  The following must be completed before you begin clinical.

* Proof of physical exam within the past year and a statement from a physician stating that you are physically capable of doing CNA work.

* Evidence of TB Tine test or negative TB test or negative chest x-ray.

* Proof of MMR immunization unless born before 1956.

* Evidence of Hepatitis B recommended.

Qualified applicants shall be admitted without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, ancestry, or national origin, except as otherwise permitted by law.

 

Certified Nursing Assistant Training (CNA) Earn While You Learn Program

This exciting, new opportunity is for those who would like to work for Gorham House and who are willing to make a one-year commitment to the company.

Gorham House is looking for responsible, reliable, motivated and compassionate people to join their team.  They will hire you and pay you at minimum wage while you are taking the 180-hour course.  Ten students will be chosen from among the applicants for participation in the program.

Starting Date:            June 12, 2017 

Ending Date:             August 14, 2017

Schedule:                    Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays

Time:                          Classroom is 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

                                    Clinicals are 7:00 am to 2:00 pm (last 9 classes)

Location:                    Gorham House, 50 New Portland Road, Gorham, Maine 04038

Requirements: 

  • Attend an information and testing session on May 18, 2017 at 6 pm at Gorham House.  All paperwork will be given out at that session.
  • Show proof of high school diploma
  • Demonstrate an 11th grade reading level
  • Complete the Gorham House application process and Gorham Adult Education paperwork
  • Interviews will be scheduled when applications are received. Interviews will be held on May 30th and 31st at Gorham House
  • Sign a one-year contract.

For more information, contact Gorham Adult Education at (207) 222-1095.

 

 

 

Posted by Barbara Quinn-Gagnon  on March 6, 2017 | Read more in: News

MT BLUE COMMUNITY ED CLASSES IN MARCH [Franklin County Adult Education]

It is not too late to start classes through Mt Blue Community Education. Call 778-3460 to register for any of the following (and more!)

  • Guitar I Class has openings starting March 7 at Mt. Blue Middle School 6:30-7:30 x 7 weeks.  $65
  • Life Line Screening on March 13 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call 888-653-6434 for more information
  • Learn the game of BRIDGE as you play.  Stop by Farmington Community Building on Tuesday, March 7 at 1:00 and join the fun!

Call Mt Blue Adult & Community Ed at 778-3460 for more information on these upcoming classes:

  • I-Pad Training
  • Soap Making
  • Sewing
  • Homemade Donuts
  • Google Photos
  • Facebook
  • I-Tunes
  • Understanding Medicare
 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on March 1, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

SPRING into action and MARCH into Mt Blue Adult Ed [Franklin County Adult Education]

There is no better time to "spring" into action and you could be "marching"with the other adult graduates of  Mt. Blue Adult Education in June!  Call and pre-register for Orientation which will be held on March 23 from 9-3.  We will ask you to come in prior to that day to complete paperwork and do some placement testing in a quieter setting.  Then Orientation Day will be an informative and fun day...a time to meet other students, meet the staff and tour the facility, and meet with the instructors to set up classes.  Lunch will be available for all attendees. 

If you are interested in learning a new skill through our enrichment classes, there are many exciting classes available to you. Call or stop by our office on the campus of Mt. Blue High School Monday-Thursday from 8-4.  You will never know if you don't ask and we love to help in any way we can!

Make 2017 great....do something for yourself. The staff is looking forward to meeting you, so call today at 778-3460.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on March 1, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events