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Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.

Culinary Industry Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Did you know that the food service industry is among those industries that are expected to gain the largest number of jobs in Mainebetween 2016 and 2026? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to the food service industry; improve basic math, reading, writing, speaking/presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, and technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to jobs, college classes or programs related to the food service/restaurant industry.

When you register, Soni will contact you to schedule your registration meeting, assessment, and goal setting meeting.  Rolling admission.

ELL220: English for Intermediate/Advanced (PM)

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Next session starts Sep 9, 2019 at 6 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 Soni Reese at 207-363-7922 for assessment and registration. 

Register for class anytime.

Eng333: Reading and Writing

Free

with Beth Knight

Calendar Next session starts Sep 9, 2019 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

This class focuses on basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to help you succeed in life and the workplace. If you haven’t had an opportunity to develop these skills at or below high-school level, and if you want to do so, here’s your chance! Whether you want to improve your reading comprehension to increase your understanding of the news, or to improve your communication skills for everyday use in the community, or to prepare for college or the workplace, this class is the one for you! Register here and Soni will contact you for assessment and goal setting before you start class.  Rolling admission.

ELL110: English for Beginners (PM)

Free

with Shawn Cola

Calendar Next session starts Sep 9, 2019 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 Soni Reese at 207-363-7922 for assessment and registration.  

Register for class anytime. 

 

ELL110: English for Beginners (AM)

Free

with Joanne Voltaire

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 9 am

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 Soni Reese at 207-363-7922 for assessment and registration. 

Register to start class anytime.

Making Change
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Making Change

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 5 pm

Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library

A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare

$10

with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next session starts Nov 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
3 additional sessions through Feb 25, 2020

This course provides a thorough 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.





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