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CCA110: Accuplacer Testing

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

The Accuplacer test is a requirement for colleges in this area. Find out if you have what it takes to be placed into a credit bearing math or English class by taking this assessment. Be sure to note on your registration - math or English. When you register, Soni will contact you to schedule your test. Rolling admission.

CCA111: WOWI® Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

What do you want to be when you grow up? The WOWI® (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment is the answer to all your questions! WOWI® takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI® professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! When you register, Lynn will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

PLEASE NOTE: This service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Department of Education. All you need to do is to complete a brief survey and it’s free. If you’d rather not answer a survey for the DOE, the assessment is $75.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started 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 Current session started 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.

Healthcare Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine and is expected to generate the largest number of jobs in Maine between 2016 and 2026. Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/healthcare administration? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to different types of healthcare services in a variety of settings; improve your math, reading, writing, verbal communication, and computer skills tailored for health-care professionals; learn about the social aspects of health and illness; develop the interpersonal, organizational, and soft skills that will help you enter and succeed in a healthcare-related job/career.

 

Eng333: Reading and Writing

Free

with Beth Knight

Calendar Current session started 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.

ELL111: Career English- Beginner

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 10, 2019 at 10:30 am

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

ELL221:Career English Intermediate/Advanced

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2019 at 5 pm
1 additional session on Sep 10, 2019

English language learners can add this class to English for Life if they would like 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





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