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with John Blanchette
Has Dancing with the Stars inspired you to get up and dance? Do you have a wedding or formal event coming up and you don’t know how to ballroom dance? The class will feature 6 weeks of Foxtrot, Rumba and Swing. You will learn basic patterns and will learn how to navigate a crowded floor. Ballroom dancing will continue to build on the original 3 dances, but will also add another dance chosen by the group. You will learn what to listen for to identify the various ballroom styles and the class will end with a ballroom social, where you will be ready to strut your stuff! Students previously enrolled in session I during spring 2018 may join this class beginning on week 6 for a reduced rate. Call for details!
Career Exploration Workshop
with Denise Dumont
In this workshop use O*Net On-Line to explore occupations and complete an interest and skills inventory to discover your best possible future occupations. Participate in other career exploration activities and sign up for a follow up meeting with our Adult Education student advisor to explore your next steps!
Cat & Dog First Aid/CPR
with Paulette Dingley
Do you know what to do if your pet has an emergency? If you are a pet walker, sitter, groomer, border, shelter employee/volunteer Fire Fighter/EMT, Police Officer or just want to be prepared in case of an emergency, this class is for you!
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Marcia Campbell
This Maine State Certified course includes 120 hours of classroom instruction plus 80 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities. Requirements include a reading test, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and dedication to a 15 week commitment. For more information call Jeanna Packard at the adult education office 743-8842 ext 1538.
with Teresa Drag
Students will explore the Windows desktop, learn mouse skills, navigating folders and files, navigating the internet, sending emails (is students don’t already have an email account they will learn how to set one up). They will also learn about security and what to be cautious of when using computers. Students will get a brief introduction to useful programs (MS Office).
Diploma Learning Lab - D - Thurs
with Kirsten Petroska
Earning a high school diploma credit never seemed so interesting! Join a team of teachers for this project based class that assists students in earning a diploma credit in language arts or math. This innovative approach to diploma credit meets high school diploma proficiency requirements.
Distance Learning Lab - C - Wed
with Elijah Merrill
Utilizing an on-line curriculum from Odysseyware, students can earn high school credit in core courses as well as electives. Odysseyware is an on-line curriculum which has on-line and off-line activities as well. Courses are divided into 10,12, or 13 units and then lessons within those units. At the end of each unit is a test intended to show mastery of that unit. This program is available to students outside of class time through the Internet. With Odysseyware and individualized class time, and on-line learning, the possibilities are endless.
Other fees (paid later)
- Lab Fee - $10.00
Drawing for Beginners
with Sue Corning
Get to know what your pencil can do! Learn to use your visual mode and create drawings that will communicate your ideas and experiences. Learn to draw 3D shapes, perspective, lighthouses, birdhouses, birds, and animals. Students need to bring #2 pencils, gum erasers, stomps (for smudging), drawing paper, and 12” ruler. This course may also be eligible for 1/2 Diploma credit.