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Gender, Race, and Class:Social Identities


with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Mar 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

How do the various identities that we are categorized into – such as gender, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and class, shape our experiences in our family, schools, workplace, and communities? Through discussions, books and articles, flms, videos, and analysis of media and popular culture, we will examine how individual experiences are shaped by broader social forces, and how they change over time and across cultures. (Eng. or SS -1 HS credit, college bound gain the academic, personal, social skills needed to succeed in college!)

HiSET-High School Equivalency Diploma

Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019

If you would like information for your HiSET-High School Equivalency Diploma sign up here and we will contact you to set up an appointment to discuss your future! 

March Madness Experience Raffle

Calendar Next session starts Feb 1, 2019

Purchase a ticket for your chance to win one of five fabulous experiences:  

-Wiggly Bridge Distillery tour for two,

-Discovery Flight at Southern Maine Aviation,

-Three friends paint for free at YACE’s paint party,

-Full day boat rental from York Harbor Marina, or

-A three night stay at Jay Peak Resort for up to 8 people.

 Cost: $10 per ticket - You choose how many tickets go to what experience!

Raffle purchasing ends Feb. 28.  Winner drawn every Friday! 

Powerful Pronunciation for the Workplace


with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

Accent reduction in just 12 weeks for 18 different languages! The goal of this highly interactive online course is to teach you clear and confident English pronunciation, word stress, sentence flow and intonation, so that people can understand you perfectly the first time you speak, appreciate the value of your ideas, so you can reach your full potential.

Secrets of Confident Conversation:Networking


with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

If you feel uncomfortable and shy at networking events, in meetings, and at social functions, then this workshop is for you. Gain skills and confidence in how to act, what to say, and how to make a great impression. Learn how to project confidence in business and social situations. (Approx. 12 hours.)

Success in Life


with Lynn Sheehan & Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Mar 12, 2019

Learn life skills including, time management, netiquette, collaboration skills, technology use, communication, creativity and critical thinking/problem solving. We will also work on making healthy choices in regards to goal setting, relationships and substance use. 

Please note: Dates and times will be determined. Please sign up if you are interested and we will contact you when we have more specific information.

Watercolor and Wine at Fisherman's Dock


with Kathryn (Gile) Carter

Calendar Next session starts May 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Paint your own unique masterpiece of a pretty watercolor pansy, suitable for framing and/or card reproduction. Start your fun evening by arriving early to catch dinner at Fisherman’s Dock before the event, then our professional art instructor, Kathy Carter, will lead you step by step in creating your very own work of art!

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