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Reading and Writing Basics

Free

with Beth Knight

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2021 at 6 pm
2 additional sessions through Mar 7, 2022

Want to increase your understanding of the news, improve your communication skills for everyday use in the community, or prepare for college or the workplace? This class focuses on basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to help you succeed in life and the workplace.

Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Scholarship Application Info

Free

with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2021 at 12 pm

Register here to receive the application for Northeast Delta Dental Foundation's $1000 scholarship.  The scholarship deadline is Oct 8, 2021. The scholarship will be applied to the successful candidates' Dental Assisting course fee with the Academy of Medical Professions.  Fall class starts Oct 18 and runs on Mondays from 6-8 pm.

This is a 10-week, all-inclusive program designed to enable you to be job-ready in a career in Dental Assisting.  On indeed.com, today (Aug 17), there are listed 29 dental assisting positions needing employees within 25 miles of York, Maine.  With this credential, you could be applying for one of those positions.  Oh, did I mention the range of pay is between $16 and $25 an hour?

Our program is designed to teach all the aspects of obtaining employment in the field, helping you to prepare to take national dental exams, perfecting your resume and learning how to find employment in Dental Assisting.

After completing our program, you will be provided the opportunity to sit for The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB®), Radiation Health and Safety (RHS®).   Should a student decide to intern in the field, we will work with the student to obtain those internships.

DANB, RHS is a registered trademark of The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB).  This course is not reviewed or endorsed by DANB.

Click Here for Scholarship Application

(Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register for the dental assisting course.)

 

Beginning Excel

$59

with Marty Schofield

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 8, 2022

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel! See how it works like magic; organizing and sorting lists, making invoices , balancing checkbooks. In this hands-on course, we will understand spreadsheet terminology, enter data, manipulate cells, columns and rows.  Bring your laptop and your MS Excel and Marty will show you all the tricks!

Conversational French

$49

with Kristin Maurice

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2021 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Nov 30, 2021

Bonjour! Do you want to learn how to converse in French? Maybe you want to travel to a French-speaking area and would like to be confident getting around and understanding the French around you. In this course, you will learn basic French spoken language through listening, conversation, practical vocabulary, culture tips, pronunciation focus, and lots of practice. We plan lessons with student needs in mind and have fun learning in every class. At the end of the course, you will feel more at ease in a French environment and ready to parler français!

Conversational Spanish for Beginners

$49

with Israel Robles

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 13, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Hola, mis amigos! Learn basic Spanish vocabulary and sentence structure for conversations like ordering at a restaurant, moving around an international airport, asking for directions, describing tourist destinations, finding hotels, using money, and talking to a doctor. If there is something specific you want to learn just ask and Israel will be happy to add it to class.

College Financial Aid 101: FAFSA, Forms, and EFC

Free

with Josh Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 18, 2021 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Nov 3, 2021

Filling out college financial aid forms is one thing, but how do you prepare for it? It is important to know the impact of income and asset types before filling out forms, otherwise thousands of dollars in potential aid may be missed. This was such a beneficial use of our time! Josh helped us understand the FAFSA and scholarship process so when we go through it next year with our son, we will know what to expect.

College Financial Aid 201: Grants, Scholarships, Loans, and Creative Means

Free

with Josh Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 25, 2021 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Nov 10, 2021

An in-depth look at many of the potential methods for funding college including loans, scholarships, and savings. "Every parent of a high-school student needs to take this class!"

BHP - Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Looking for in meaningful work? Our community needs individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with this wonderful ONLINE training and certificate program. This training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules then three 4-hour live (in-person or virtual) sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid & CPR certification. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life-changing profession. Must be a Maine resident, and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma (or equivalent) to become certified. This course is a free course.





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