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York Adult Education



Lifelong Learning

CCA111: WOWI® Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts 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.

CCA112: Technology Testing

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home! When you register, Lisa will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

CCA222: Choose your own Adventure - Your Life Edition

Free

with Lynn Sheehan & Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next session starts Jan 14, 2020 at 9 am

Going out into the world after graduation? Getting a place, a job, or more schooling? This quick, 7 hour workshop will help you think through the choices you’ll be making and teach you strategies to be safe and successful this year. Topics covered will include: Managing your finances, time and organizational skills, online smarts, selfcare, and managing substance use pressures. Join us to learn how to choose your own adventure and get the awesome ending you want! FREE LUNCH is included! (This workshop is offered as a partnership between York Adult and Community Education and the Choose to Be Healthy Coalition.) BONUS: Successful completion earns you a FREE $25 Hannaford card and the book “How to Act Like a Grown-Up” by Mark DuPre.

CCA225: Social Aspects of Health and Illness

$49

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Nov 12, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 12 weeks

What are the differences between health, illness, and disease? What are the social (rather than the clinical) causes and aspects of health and illness in the US? We will examine the social causes and consequences of health-related problems such as heart disease, cancer, AIDS, substance abuse, eating disorders, and domestic violence. (Eng. or SS -1 HS credit, college bound gain the academic, personal, social skills needed to succeed in college!)

CCA330: Funding College

$15

with Joshua Bartlett

Calendar Next session starts Feb 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

An in-depth look at many of the potential methods for funding college including loans, scholarships, and savings.

"Every parent of a high-school student, needs to take this class!"  -Past participant

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CCA335: College Financial Aid

$15

with Joshua Bartlett

Calendar Next session starts Feb 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Filling out college financial aid forms is one thing, but how do you prepare for it? It’s important to know the impact of income and asset types before filling out forms, otherwise thousands of dollars in potential aid may be missed.

"This was such a beneficial use of our time! Josh helped us understand the FAFSA and scholarship process so when we go through it next year with our son, we will know what to expect." - CCA335 past participant

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Oct session date has changed from Oct 23 to Oct 16.

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Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts 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 Next session starts 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.





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