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Cosmetology Career Exploration Track
with Soni Reese
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.
When you register, Soni will contact you to schedule your registration meeting, assessment, and goal setting meeting. Rolling admission.
ELL221:Career English Int/Adv - Morning
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
Eng333: Reading and Writing
with Beth Knight
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.
Healthcare Career Exploration Track
with Soni Reese
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.
with Marie Enright
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 here for Soni to call you for assessment and goal setting before your class starts. Rolling admission.