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Basic Computer Skills

Free

with Northstar Testing and Training

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

Basic Computer Literacy - Northstar Testing and Training This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home! 

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Individualized Career Counseling

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

Looking for guidance in order to find your path to a career? Planning a career change? Diane can help! By Appointment, Cost: Free You pick the date!

These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking

$100

with Beverly Richards Schulz

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

Learn to use digital editing techniques to show off your photos and memorabilia in Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking! Using Photoshop Elements, this course will teach you how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine traditional and digital scrapbooking.

Starting with simple projects, you'll quickly learn how to build pages, use artistic journaling, and produce sophisticated illusions. Photoshop Elements lets you build your own clip art, create frames, and develop multi-layer pages with an endless array of layouts and designs. You'll see how to draw and create your own art, build collages and scrapbooks to share, and work with both color and black and white. If you need to restore or age images—the tools are all available to you. Come take your scrapbooking to a new level!

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Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records? 

Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks 

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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

$100

with Curt Simmons

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time.

You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!

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Where Does All My Money Go?
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Where Does All My Money Go?

$100

with Matt Crabtree, CFP

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

Ever get frustrated that you never seem to get ahead? Are you and your family constantly arguing about money? Do you ever wonder where your money went last month? Do you have trouble saving money? Want to work on paying down your debt, but don't know where to find the money? This course will teach you the very basics of how to get control of your finances rather than letting them control you. It is the help you need before learning about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning. There aren't many places that you can go to learn these principles, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn online.

Start to make conscious decisions about spending and saving. Find out where your money goes. Make your own informed choices about where you want it to go. Learn how to fund your dreams and how to save money for everything from emergencies to vacations. If you have ever felt lost about where to start working on your finances, this course is for you. You can't afford not to take this course and change your habits. This course is an investment in your future and you will save the cost of the course many times over by applying what you learn.

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WOWI Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Ellen

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2021

The WOWI (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! 

This WOWI service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Maine Department of Education. Please complete this brief survey for the DOE and the WOWI is free. If you’d rather not, then the cost is $75.

 These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

Literacy Donation

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in supporting York Adult and Community Education's literacy programs through your generous donation.  Please click on the register button to donate, which will then bring you to a page where you choose the amount to donate up to $500.  (For any donation above $500, please call our office at 207-363-7922.)  Thank you!





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