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York Adult Education



Lifelong Learning

Comptia A+ Certification

Free

with YCCC staff and Todd Narramore

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 9 am

Ever talk to that helpful person on a chat line? Wonder what it takes to be a computer technician? Learn how to troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges, basic IT infrastructure and networking, and baseline security skills for IT support professionals. Network with local employers and job shadow in IT companies. Successful completion earns CompTIA A+. FREE to TechHire qualified enrollees. Register to get in touch with Marci for more information about how to sign up and for financial aid. NOTICE: Please note these are new dates for the courses as of Aug 27.

Intro to Abstraction - Beyond the Literal

$135

with Bess Cutler

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 6 pm

Focusing on the dynamics of composition will help you go beyond the literal. Look at anything abstractly and know how to organize it as a composition. Working from unconventional still-lifes, learn to see the whole and not just the parts. Mixed media and collage will also be included. Critical analysis of strengths and weaknesses in the work will provide the structure to get you going in the right direction. Weekly homework is given but is optional. Materials list is available on our website. Bess Cutler is an MFA graduate of The School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts in Boston, and a BA from Brandeis. Her teaching experience includes Maine College of Art (MeCA), DeCordova Museum, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and Kittery Adult Education. Bess is a former NYC and Boston contemporary gallery owner and art consultant to corporate and private collections. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Normal vs Not Normal Aging: Memory and Cognitive Changes

Free

with Molly Harrigan

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Jan 21, 2021

This interactive workshop with Molly Harrigan, Occupational Therapist and Dementia Specialistor, is for anyone who wants to understand what are normal brain function changes as we age and what aren't. Our aging population is going to more than double in the next few decades and we want to be prepared. What should we be aware of and looking for? Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Retirement by Design/Social Security

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 6 pm

Translate your vision for retirement into tangible goals. Whether you are 10 or 40 years from retirement, learn investment strategies to help design the retirement you want, including some flexibility to your strategy to help you handle unexpected events and keep your strategy on track. Before you retire, it is important to understand your options regarding Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement.

It's Tasty Taco Time!

$19

with Sarah Hignett

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 21, 2020 at 6 pm

Tasty taco filled with pork carnitas, slaw, and mango salsa all in homemade tortillas to tickle your tongue! Whether you are gluten-free, know someone who is, or need to learn how to use all those alternative flours that were left on the cleared out shelves, join Sarah as she shares many delicious ways to make gluten-free easy and fun! Cost of class does not include food, materials list provided upon registration. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Sarah Hignetts kitchen is gluten-free, but very much flavor-FULL!

Basic Printmaking, Stamp Making at Home

$39

with Jaime Wing

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 22, 2020 at 12 pm

Have you ever wanted to try relief printmaking but didn't know where to start? With this basic course, start making your own greeting cards, patches, t-shirts, and more! Click here for materials list. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Jamie is a Portland artist with a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with over ten years of printmaking experience. A member of the Maine Crafts Association and Pickwick Independent Press, Jamie has been teaching printmaking workshops for several years.

Voice Overs...Now is Your Time!

$39

with Bridget Renshaw

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 22, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn how to use your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more. Break into this creative, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative industry with these proven methods. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

College Financial Aid

$15

with Joshua Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 26, 2020 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Jan 13, 2021

Filling out college financial aid forms is one thing, but how do you prepare for it? It is 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. - Past participant Register to receive the link to the livestream event.





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