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Archive: August 2018

New Parking Spaces Make Reaching Lewiston High School Easier [Lewiston Adult Education]

Summer road work included the creation of parking spaces closer to Lewiston High School.

 

Lewiston Adult education students heading to classes at Lewiston High School will find access to the building has become much easier thanks to summer road work.

The dropoff and pickup lanes in front of Lewiston have expanded to include more parking spaces. The removal of a hedge that divided the lanes means that the entrance of the high school is much easier to see from the road.

All Lewiston Adult Education students enter the high school through the main entrance behind the flagpole. Staffers lead students to classrooms in the building.

Anyone in need of additional directions can call the Lewiston High School office at 207-784-2928.

 

Posted by Michael Reagan  on August 31, 2018 | Read more in: News

Our New Fall 2018 Courses are Here! [Scarborough Adult Learning Center]

Browse, register and pay online for Fall 2018 classes by clicking on the "Courses" tab above.

Or enjoy viewing the print version of our catalog here:

Fall_2018_course_catalog.pdf

 

Posted by Terri Eddy  on August 30, 2018 | Read more in: Events and News

Get A Look At Lewiston Adult Education's Main Office And The Adult Learning Center [Lewiston Adult Education]

Lewiston Adult Education's main office at Lewiston High School.

 

Lewiston Adult Education has two offices a short distance from each other but offering different services for students.

The main office, which is located in the lobby of Lewiston High School, handles registrations for enrichment classes, including meditation and hip-hop dance, as well as workforce classes such as welding and CNA. Most courses listed in the Fall 2018 brochure will be held at Lewiston High School.

The main office number is 207-795-4141.

The Adult Learning Center is located in the basement of Longley School on Birch Street and offers HiSET classes for students who want to get their high school equivalency, HiSET testing, English language lessons and instruction on taking the U.S. citizenship exam. 

The Adult Learning Center's office number is 207-784-2928.

 

Lewiston Adult Education's Adult Learning Center is located in the lower level of Longley School. The entrance is next to the blue sign.

 

Posted by Michael Reagan  on August 30, 2018 | Read more in: News

Fall Orientation Week [Region 9 Adult Education]

Fall Orientation Week starts Tuesday, September 4th!

Orientation Week Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9am to 12pm. 

New students MUST attend 2 days, and returning students must attend one day.

Adult Education classes start Monday, September 10th

 

Posted by Caroline Mitchell  on August 29, 2018

Directors Message! [MSAD #40 Adult Education ]

Directors’ Message Fall in Love with Learning!

We are excited to start another school year with the mid-coast community! The past year brought growth and learning for both of us and we are eager to apply what we have learned to make this year even better! CLC and RSU 40 Adult & Community Education programs are dedicated to lifelong learning and community outreach. We are pleased to announce we will be partnering with Pam Moody who recently assumed the directorship of the adult education program in Boothbay Harbor and who has 30+ years of experience in the adult education field. Pam’s involvement will allow us to expand our services to the Boothbay area and reach even more academic and enrichment students! Welcome to our team, Pam! We are always looking for fresh ideas, new classes to offer, and ways to increase connections with our local communities. If you or someone you know has a skill/ knowledge they would be willing to share, please contact one of us to discuss the possibility of instructing a class. If there are classes you would like to see offered that we don’t currently have, please let us know what those are. We are continuing to offer the “Early Bird” special to show our appreciation to our customers. The discount is valid through Friday, September 21. Registrations after this date will not be eligible for the early bird special, so please register early! As life-long learners ourselves, we encourage you to “Fall in Love with Learning” by signing up for one or more of our fall course offerings. There is something for everybody and we can’t wait to get started!

 Kayla Sikora, RSU 40 Adult Education Director kayla_sikora@msad40.org

Pamela J. Sperry, CLC Adult Education Director psperry@aos93.org

 Pam Moody, Boothbay Region Adult Education Director pmoody@aos98schools.org

 

Posted by Kayla Sikora  on August 29, 2018

Registration is open for Fall 2018 classes! [RSU/MSAD#44 Adult and Community Education]

September Classes at MSAD 44 Adult Education

Whether you want to complete your High School credential, start college or a new career, or just learn something new, MSAD44 Adult Ed is a great place to begin.

Fall academic classes include HiSET test preparation and college preparation. HiSET is the test you must take in Maine to obtain your high school equivalency diploma. Our Learning Center can help you prepare for this challenging exam. We can also help you prepare for college and guide you through the application process. We are open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning September 4th. Call our office for hours and to sign up.

There are numerous classes offered each month through our Ed2go online learning platform. These are instructor led, online continuing education courses in everything from healthcare, career exploration, writing, business and accounting, and up-to-date technology instruction. Classes start at just $89 and run for about 6 weeks each. For more information, check out: www.ed2go.com/telstar.

We have a great line-up of classes this fall including cooking, computers, writing, fiddle, exercise, wellness, Spanish, quilting, and pottery. Keep an eye out for our fall flyer which will be in your mailbox around September 1st. You can also check out our website (http://sad44.maineadulted.org/) and our Facebook page.

September “one and done” classes include Substitute Teacher Training, Herbs for Immunity, Quilted Trivets, Lunch is the New Dinner, and two pottery classes. We also have several multi-week classes beginning in September also: Better Business Writing, Tai Chi, Spanish, Country Heat LIVE exercise class, and Gym and Swim. Register early in September to ensure a spot in these classes! FMI call 824-2136 ext 1340.

 

Posted by Lois Ruff  on August 27, 2018

Servesafe class @ Windham/Raymond Adult Ed [Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

Join the more than 4 million food service professionals who have been certifiied through Servsafe Food Protection Manager Certification Program. Servsafe training and certification is recognized by more federal, state and local jusrisdictions than any other food safety certification.

This class will be held on Saturday. 10/20 from 9:30-5:30 pm @ Windham/Raymond High School.

This class is offered through Windham/Raymond Adult Ed.

To find out more about this class call WRAE @ 207-892-1819.

 

Posted by AE Admin  on August 27, 2018

Enroll now for fall academic programming! [Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

Enroll now for fall academic programming -  available in Casco, Naples and Fryeburg!

College Success Class: A blended learning class combining face-to-face classroom sessions with online learning assignments and interaction. This course will focus on the essential skills of a successful college student which will include study skills, time management, decision making strategies, financial literacy, career pathways exploration and academic readiness. This class fulfills a required college graduation credit at both Central and Southern Maine Community Colleges. 

Class runs October 3 - November 14, 2018

ACCUPLACER Prep: Work with an instructor on skills to prepare you to successfully take your ACCUPLACER placement tests. This is a great opportunity to work on skills, which will prepare you to successfully take the ACCUPLACER placement tests and enter college level classes.

College Transitions advising: Work with an advisor who will support you through the transistion into college. These services include one-on-one support, college and career guidance, financial planning and skills development.

HiSET/High School Diploma: Work with our instructors towards completing courses to earn your diploma or equivalency.

Interested students should call our office @627-4291

or email rhonda.jacobson@lakeregionschools.org

 

Posted by AE Admin  on August 24, 2018

NTI Student Of The Month Got His Start at Lewiston Adult Education [Lewiston Adult Education]

(Image courtesy of NTI)

A former Lewiston Adult Education student has received an honor from Northeast Technical Institute.

Michel Simba, who took the Adult Basic Education class and volunteered at the Adult Learning Center in 2017, was named the student of the month for June at NTI.

“Michel is one of our top Manufacturing students. He is always on time and always respectful of his fellow classmates,” a release on the NTI website said. “When we have visited Manufacturing companies, he is the first to ask questions and seek additional information.”

Simba is fluent in English, French and Portuguese. He taught a conversational English class and a computer class at Lewiston Adult Education.

“Michel is a dedicated and avid learner.  He was an inspiration to many other students in my ABE classes. I'm so happy for him! ,” said Amy Hatch, College Transitions and ABE instructor for Lewiston Adult Education.

Simba has completed his training at NTI and has been hired by Modula Inc. of Lewiston.

The full release about Simba’s award can be found at:

https://www.ntinow.edu/student-of-the-month-lewiston-june-2018-michel-simba/

 

Posted by Michael Reagan  on August 23, 2018 | Read more in: News