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Math Basics

Free

with Marie Enright

Calendar Current session started 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.

Reading and Writing

Free

with Beth Knight

Calendar Current session started Oct 7, 2020 at 6 pm

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. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Raising Your Own Meat

$40

with Shana Therrien & Marcia Lundy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm

If you’ve ever considered raising your own meat, get a crash course on raising pigs and poultry! Many of the tips can be used for other animals as well. You’ll learn about different options for processing the meat - whether to use a commercial butchery or to do the processing yourself. Both ways have been used by the instructors and they will talk about the nitty gritty of processing your own animals and the supplies you would need.

The location is in-person at the Anderson Learning Center in Springvale, unless school is closed, then it will be a remote class.

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Age Management

Free

with Alfred W. Norwood

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2021 at 10 am

We all age differently. There is high variability in aging and longevity. How we age mentally affects we age physically and vice versa. This course helps identify and correct mistaken aging beliefs and practices to improve longevity and quality of life. Register to get the link for the livestream session. BS Physiological Psychology, Michigan State University, MBA University of Chicago, curriculum developer and lecturer on aging for Avila Institute of Gerontology, author "Sound and Loving Care" NYS wavered program for dementia home care,

Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Training Course

$849

with Savannah Chadbourne. CPhT

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2021 at 6 pm

This intensive program will prepare you to successfully take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be assisting the Pharmacist in every aspect of the daily running of the pharmacy: preparing medications, receiving and verifying prescriptions, helping customers, plus many other vital tasks. This is a high growth profession with great salaries and benefits. Due to the accelerated nature of this course, which runs approximately 8 to 10 weeks, it is recommended that students be able to grasp content and concepts quickly. Because of the ongoing pandemic this course will be a hybrid of teacher created YouTube informational and instructional videos (2 per week) followed by a weekly Zoom virtual class with the instructor for assignment review and Q & A. Student’s with prior medical experience, CNA’s, CRMA’s, or even PCA’s are strongly encouraged to register. High School diploma required. Payment plans available. Register at www.windham.maineadulted.org

Instructor: Savannah Chadbourne, CPhTStart date: Monday, 2/8, 6:00 – 8pm, Zoom meetingFee: $849, includes textbook and PTCB Certification test voucher

 If you have a felony on your record, please be aware that this may hinder you applying for a job or obtaining your certification; please be sure to contact WRAE at 207-892-1819 prior to registration.

A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare

$10

with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2021 at 5 pm

This course provides an overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the parts of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Alan Minthorn, owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. Licensed since 1991, currently in ME, NH, and FL. He consults with carriers on product designs as well as advocates for seniors in Augusta.

The Investment Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2021 at 6 pm

Want to understand the economy and actions to take today? Fred explores the economy, interest rates, current market trends, late-cycle risks and opportunities, and the importance of portfolio balance.

Raising Goats

$40

with Shana Therrien & Marcia Lundy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Learn the basics of raising goats! If you’ve ever considered taking on goats, whether for dairy, meat or land clearing purposes, this is the class for you. Learn from two different dairy goat farmers on the basic upkeep, veterinary care, breeding plans and all of the in-betweens of goat raising. After the course you can visit both farms and receive a discounted rate on the purchase of 2021 spring kids.

The location is in-person at the Anderson Learning Center in Springvale, unless school is closed, then it will be a remote class.

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