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English for Intermediate/Advanced - PM

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2020 at 6 pm

English language learners can further improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, fluency, listening, speaking, and reading skills in real world situations. You can choose from the following topics: Reading, writing, and communication skills for college or the workplace, Computer skills (basic computer skills, internet, email, word, excel), Resume-writing, job search/applications , Citizenship Test prep. All students must make registration appointment at (207)363-7922 for testing and intake. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Thinking About a Trip to Walt Disney World?

$9

with Kelly Monroe

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2020 at 6 pm

Meet with Kelly Monroe, owner of In The Magic Travel. You'll be given information on resorts, park tickets, theme parks and dining plans, everything you need for a DIsney vacation! Register to get the link for the livestream session. Kelley has been a travel agent specializing in DIsney for almost 8 years and has offered this class for many times at several adult education programs.

English for Beginners - PM

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2020 at 7 pm

English language learners who want to improve basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. We will work on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversation. Classes will include field trips to practice English in community settings. All students must meet with Shawn Cola at 207-363-7922 for assessment and registration. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Mindfulness:Find your calm in uncertain times

$39

with Venera M. Gattonini

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2020 at 7 pm
1 additional session on Nov 2, 2020

Increase your toolbox of techniques to help decrease stress, sleep better, help you to pause and respond versus react , and find deep relaxation and calm within. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Social Justice Dialogue for Newcomers

$39

with Michaela Flanders

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2020 at 7 pm
1 additional session on Nov 2, 2020

Knowing the tenets of social justice dialogue is fundamental to having conversations in the workplace and with friends and family. It can be hard to know what to say when themes on race, gender, sexuality, and religion take front and center. This series utilizes intergroup dialogue and a welcoming atmosphere to get you started. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Michaela Flanders is a junior at Mount Holyoke College, where she majors in Bioethics and Psychology. She is also a Marshwood High School graduate. Michaela is the author of "Sitting in A Circle: Gen Z Feminism and The Spirit", due for release in June 2021 from The Pilgrim Press, as well as a student birth doula with DONA International. As a queer, Asian, religiously mixed woman with health issues, she is committed to use her experiences from listening to her peers, and her own social justice training, to meet the pressing need for education-- especially in small towns-- that has led the U.S. to this moment in history.

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IC3 Digital Literacy Certification

Free

with Todd Narramore

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2020 at 9 am

IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Show the world you can compete in the highly competitive digital age! This nationally recognized certification is made up of three assessments: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. IC3 Global Standard 5(GS5) is a comprehensive solution for succeeding in any environment requiring computers, devices, or the Internet. Register to get the link for the livestream session.  This course is free to TechHire registrations, $175 for those who don't qualify.  Register here to get more information about eligibility. NOTICE: Please note these are new dates for the courses as of Aug 27.

Math Basics

Free

with Marie Enright

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2020 at 5 pm

From basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and percentages) all the way to real world algebra. This class will provide individualized instruction to help you learn/improve your math skills to succeed in everyday life, the workplace, and/or prepare you for college! Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Become an Advocate for a Child: CASA Info Night

Free

with Kaela Jalbert, Darren Defoe, Erin Swanson

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 7, 2020 at 6 pm

Interested in speaking up for a Maine foster child? Learn more about being a Maine Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASAs are community volunteers appointed to serve as guardians ad litem for children whose parents are involved in a child protection case. The foundation of a CASAs work is to investigate the case and then advise the judge on the childs best interest. These volunteers come from a wide variety of professional and personal backgrounds and are guided throughout the process by staff attorneys. Right now, there are more foster children than CASAs. If you have a big heart and are willing to speak up for a Maine child, please attend this informational session to learn more. CASAs must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and attend our comprehensive training. Kaela Jalbert, Darren Defoe, and Erin Swanson oversee the Maine CASA Program from the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta. They work closely with CASA volunteers to provide guidance and feedback throughout all stages of a child protection case. Register to receive the link for the livestream session.





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