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ELL111: Beginner Level
English language learners who can add this class to English for Life if they want to 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
with Rob Underwood
Anyone can learn Illustrator! In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere vector application. You will learn how high quality illustrations, logos, and other custom artwork is built. You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn how to create a document, draw in Illustrator, use layers, tools panel, and typography.
with Rob Underwood
Anyone can learn InDesign! In this class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere page layout application. Did you ever wonder how magazines, newspapers and books were built? This is your chance to learn how! You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn how to create documents, work with type, master pages, styles, and export to a PDF.
Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women
with Bonnie Gross
Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)
Body Language, Presence, and Power
with Bonnie Gross
73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you'll get your message across!
CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info Fall 2019
with Delcia Allain
Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session begins Sept. 3, 2019 Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register to get more information.
Cosmetology Career Exploration Track
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
with Soni Reese
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.