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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Program Begins in September [Bangor Adult & Community Education]

Bangor Adult & Community Education is again partnering with Eastern Maine Development Corporation to offer a Certified Medical Adminstrative Assistant program. This program prepares students for entry level employment in a medical office. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association's Certified Medical Administraive Assistant exam. 

Classes will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during the day and will begin the week of September 24th. They will conclude in early January. Classes include Medical Terminology, HIPAA, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Law and Ethics, WorkReady, and computer literacy. 

For more information, please call 992-5522.


Posted by Greg Leavitt  on August 16, 2018 | Read more in: News

Literacy Volunteers and Adult Ed team up in Hancock County! [Ellsworth Adult Education]

Ellsworth Adult Education and Literacy Volunteers of Bangor are partnered to deliver individualized literacy support to adults in Hancock County.  Community volunteers are needed to help fill this need.  If you enjoy teaching, coaching, and mentoring adults individually, then learn more about becoming a trained Literacy Volunteer and serving the local need through a local adult educaiton program in Hancock County.     For about an hour or two a week, you can help an adult work toward goals like:  a high school diploma, a driver's license, a better job, preparing for college, or reading to their children.  You can also provide tutoring and coaching to an English Language learner.  

For more information about local program and tutoring opportunities, please contact Annie Sargent at Ellsworth Adult Education 207.664.7110 or   

To find out more about Literacy Volunteers of Bangor go to


Posted by Annie Sargent  on August 12, 2018 | Read more in: News

21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Paid Work Experience Program [Lawrence Adult Education]


Posted by Kathy Cote  on August 10, 2018 | Read more in: News

Next Driver Ed Class begins September 4, 2018 at Winthrop High School [Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education]

Class begins September 4, 2018 6-9 pm at Winthrop High School.

Area Driving School provides driver education classes that consists of 30 hours classroom instruction and 10 hours of behind the wheel instruction. All of the instuctors are licensed by the State of Maine and certified in First-Aid.  The vehicles are fully insured and inspected by the bureau of Motor Vehicles. Students must be 15 years of age by the first class. You'll need to bring your birth certificate, social security card, corrective lenses (glasses or contacts), blue or black ink pen and paper.

To register for class or for more information, please contact Area Driving school at 207-933-2034 or email


Posted by Wendy Shoppe  on August 1, 2018 | Read more in: News

Save the Date ~ September 4, 2018 Orientation for New Academic Students [Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education]

Are you ready to earn your High School Diploma and prepare for HiSET testing? Are you ready to enter college and need help with applications, Accuplacer testing or financial aid? Are you interested in college prep courses such as Algebra, Reading, or Writing? If you said yes to any of these questions, call 377-2265 to register for Academic Orientation.  

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 5:30pm - 8:00pm at Winthrop Adult Ed, 39A Highland Avenue, Winthrop.

Meet the staff and other students, learn about our programs, take assessments to determine what your educational needs are, and then we will work together to meet those needs. By the end of orientation you will know what the next steps will be toward achieving your educational goals.




Posted by Wendy Shoppe  on August 1, 2018 | Read more in: News

Lewiston, Auburn Adult Education Release Joint Brochure [Lewiston Adult Education]


Postal customers in the Lewiston-Auburn area will have two listings in one when they receive the combined brochure for Auburn Adult and Community Education and Lewiston Adult Education.

It will arrive in local mailboxes in early August. The Fall 2018 brochure has separate sections for Lewiston and Auburn classes, with each program having a separate cover.

The combined listing is a cost-saving measure, said Bill Grant, director of Lewiston Adult Education and Auburn Adult and Community Education. Newsprint prices have continued to increase during the past two years.

Sun Press in Lewiston is printing the dual brochure. They will go out to all general delivery mail customers in Lewiston and Auburn.

Classes will also be posted online in early August as well. Lewiston’s website is and Auburn’s is



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

Lewiston Adult Education Summer Classes Continue During Construction [Lewiston Adult Education]



      Construction is continuing on new parking spaces in front of Lewiston High School, but the work does not prevent visitors from entering the school.

      Parents and children who are taking summer enrichment classes can still enter Lewiston High School's main entrance. The next scheduled class is "Will It Fly?" featuring Laura Personette of 4-H. It is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 12 at Lewiston High School.

      To register for the class or for more information about other upcoming classes, call Lewiston Adult Education at 207-795-4141.


Posted by Michael Reagan  on July 12, 2018 | Read more in: News

Graduation 2018 [RSU 19 Adult Education]



Posted by Cathy Beaudry  on July 3, 2018 | Read more in: News

WOULD YOU LIKE TO TEACH AN ADULT ED COURSE? [PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative]

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018 Enrichment Courses! Course proposals are due by Friday, July 20, 2018. Course proposals submitted after July 20, 2018 will not be featured in our Fall 2018 Course Brochure.

Our Fall 2018 brochures are scheduled to be mailed out on Friday, August 24, 2018, and our 2nd Annual Open House will be held the following week (more info on that coming soon). Classes are held in Dexter at our Dexter Learning Center (across from Bud's ShopnSave), in Dover-Foxcroft at Penquis Higher Education Center or Sedomocha School, and in Guilford and Milo at the high schools. Daytime and evening classes can be scheduled at Penquis Higher Education Center, and evening classes can be scheduled at all other locations. If possible, please consider holding your classes in Guilford or Milo, as we generally have few to no classes running in those locations. Please schedule your classes to begin no earlier than Monday, September 10, 2018. Our suggested class end date is Friday, November 16, 2018 but exceptions can be made. No classes will run, and our offices will be closed on Monday, October 8 (Columbus Day), Monday, November 12 (Veteran's Day), and November 21-23 (Thanksgiving Break). 

If you are interested in working with us, fill out our online form, or download our application and mail it in, email it, or drop it off to us at PVAEC Adult Education, 50 Mayo Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. All applications will be reviewed and approved/disapproved by our director. 

For questions or suggestions, please call 564-6525, or email
We look forward to hearing from you!

 Click here for our ONLINE APPLICATION




Posted by Hilda Roberts  on June 30, 2018 | Read more in: Events and News