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York Adult Education

Creating Community

in Lifelong Learning

Do you have a class idea? Tell us!


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

We believe that incorporating fresh and innovative topics into our classes not only keeps our students engaged and motivated, but also enhances their learning experience. It is vital for us to constantly adapt and evolve our teaching methods to meet the changing needs and interests of our students. Please tell us your idea for a new class!

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner


with Chad Walker

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

If you've always been interested in drawing but don't really know how to get started, then this is the course for you. Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics of drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! You'll become intimately familiar with paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principles of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. If you have an interest in learning what it's like to draw or would love to increase your current knowledge in the field of art and illustrating, then this course aims to fulfill all of your needs.

Session Start Dates:

Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Would you like to teach for us?


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

Are you passionate about education and looking for a rewarding teaching opportunity? Look no further than York Adult Education! With a long-standing reputation for excellence, York Adult Education provides a dynamic and supportive environment for both students and educators alike. Whether you are an experienced teacher, just starting your teaching career, or never taught before, joining our team will give you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of adult learners.

Page Turners' Book Club


with Beth Knight

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2023 at 6:30 pm
2 additional sessions through Apr 3, 2024

Are you tired of reading in solitary confinement? Bored of never having anyone to gush about your latest literary obsessions with? Look no further! Our diverse and open-minded community welcomes readers of all kinds – whether you're a seasoned bookworm or a newbie eager to dive into uncharted literary waters. The only requirement for joining the Page Turners' Book Club is a desire to get together to discuss each month's book!  Let's read, laugh, and bond over the stories that make our hearts race and our imaginations soar! October’s great read is Hello Beautiful by Anne Napolitano, a New York Times Bestseller and Oprah's Book Club Pick. We will choose the following months’ books together.

If you enjoyed our past book clubs, Voices of Women and Voices of Us, you will love Page Turners' with Beth Knight.  She is an amazing facilitator and teacher.

CLASS Collaborative Learning and Social Skills


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 11, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Unlock the power of effective communication and collaboration in our adult social skills class. Discover the art of active listening, conflict resolution, and teamwork through games, crafts and real world experiences. Enhance your relationships, both personally and professionally, in a supportive and engaging environment. Join us now for a brighter social future!

A Flexible Spine


with Stan Wrobel

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 16, 2023 at 6:30 pm

If you would seek health, look first to the spine, - Socrates In this class you will explore gentle movements, guided by verbal instructions, to develop awareness of the spine as a pathway to increasing the flexibility of the spine and to integrating it with the whole body to create easier movements and greater comfort. Suitable for everyone. Instructor: Stan Wrobel

Maine Driving Dynamics


with Maine Bureau of Highway Safety

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 17, 2023 at 6 pm

This two-class, five hour course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. The course includes attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussions/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving records. It is important that you arrive at class on time, otherwise, you will not receive credit.


Sew It, Don’t Throw It!


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 18, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know about 10% of landfill product is from textiles? With a few basic skills, we can work on lowering that number. In this class you’ll learn basic sewing skills to fix textiles around the house instead of replacing them. Does your favorite sweatshirt have a hole in it? Learn to patch it. Has that old t-shirt seen too many washes, but your not ready to part with it? Turn it into a bandana.

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