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Archive: January 2018

Dorothy Gherson Memorial Scholarship Donations [Kittery Adult Education]

Dorothy Gherson received her High School Diploma from Kittery Adult Education at the age of 71. It was her hope that she would be an inspiration to others to return to school and earn their diploma or HiSET. In her honor, her  family has established this fund to recognize adult graduates for their achievements and to help them in their goal of attaining higher education.

To donate please mail checks payable to Kittery Adult Education Scholarships :

Kittery Adult Education

12 Williams Ave.

Kittery, ME 03904

All proceeds will benefit the Dorothy Gherson Memorial Scholarship Fund.



Posted by Cindy Furbish  on January 30, 2018 | Read more in: News and Events

Like Us on our New Facebook Page! [Marshwood Adult & Community Education]

Like us on Facebook and follow everything that's going on at Marshwood Adult Education.


Posted by J Wade  on January 24, 2018

Lakewood CNA Training Information Session [Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education]

We are proud to partner with

Lakewood Continuing Care Center

in offering another CNA training.  

Free information sessions will be held

Thursday, February 1, at 2:00 and 5:30 pm.  

Please join us to learn more.






Posted by Shelley McGowan  on January 19, 2018


The brochure will be out soon, but you can register for Spring Enrichment classes TODAY!


Posted by Caroline Mitchell  on January 10, 2018 | Read more in: News

New courses and events are being added all the time - keep checking to see what interests you! [Deer Isle Adult Education]

A Community Meeting about Trauma and its Impact with Sue Mackey Andrews from the Maine Resilience Building Network will be held on Thursday, January 11th at the Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School Library.

Beginner Sewing with Rosie Robbins and Janet Hutchinson starts on Wednesday, February 7th in the Adult Ed Room (Room 17) at the Deer Isle-Stonington High School. 

Educating Students in Poverty is a recorded training by Dr. Donna Beegle and facilitated by Lynne Witham on Saturday, February 10th at Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School.



Posted by Lynne Witham  on January 9, 2018 | Read more in: News

Ukulele, Franco History, Comedy Lead Lewiston Adult Ed 2018 Offerings [Lewiston Adult Education]

Local comedian Dawn Hartill will teach the Standup Comedy Workshop class in the Winter-Spring 2018 semester for Lewiston Adult Education.

A class on French-speaking immigrants and Ukulele lessons make up two of the more than 30 new classes coming to Lewiston Adult Education in the Winter-Spring 2018 semester.

Professor Mary T. Rice-Defosse of Bates College will teach French in Lewiston-Auburn,  a one-night history lesson. Margery Landis shall help students strum in Play the Ukulele. Superintendent Bill Webster will talk about the construction of the new Connors Elementary School in a free spring program.           

Returning classes include Welding, Certified Nursing Assistant and Cooking Matters. Excel classes are coming back after a hiatus.

Super Saturday, which will be held on April 7, will have a green focus with Organic Gardening, Butterflies and an electric car class. A CPR/First Aid class and Oval Twill Basket are other classes available for sign-up.

Lewiston Comedian Dawn Hartill will teach a new session of Standup Comedy Workshop beginning March 1st. She was one of the members of the first class to be held at Lewiston Adult Education and has since gone on to perform all over Maine and NH.  She has placed in multiple comedy competitions and was the 2016 Strand Cup Comedy Competition winner.  Students in Hartill’s class will learn how to write and perform comedy and get to tell their jokes as part of a live performance at Guthrie’s Café on 115 Middle St. in Lewiston on April 2.

Lewiston Sun Journal photographer Russ Dillingham will return to share tips about taking pictures. The new class is called Photo Lighting, Lenses, and Settings.

For more information about the new semester, go to  or call Lewiston Adult Education at 207-795-4141.



Posted by Michael Reagan  on January 2, 2018 | Read more in: News