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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

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Aerobics ~ Low Impact


with Lois Davis

Calendar Sep 9, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.

Will run

Certified Medication Assistant (CNA-M)
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Certified Medication Assistant (CNA-M)


with Diane Sinclair

Calendar Oct 22, 2019 at 3 pm

This is a course prescribed by the Maine State Board of Nursing and adheres to the Maine State Nursing Practice Act, Chapter 5.  It is for Certified Nursing Assistants who have completed one or more years of full-time employment as a CNA and are listed as active and in good standing on the Maine State Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants.

The purpose of the course is to teach experienced CNA’s to administer non-injectable medications to patients who are 4 years of age and older, performed under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in a long-term care facility, state mental health institution, county jail, state correctional facility, or assistive living setting.

Call or email for your application today! 

Applications are due by SEPTEMBER 25 2019

Certified Nurse’s Assistant - CNA


with Diane Sinclair

Calendar at 3 am, runs for 10 weeks

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a career with many rewards? If so, then this might be the career change for you. After 90 hours of classroom theory and 90 hours of clinical and laboratory work, hands-on at a local long-term care facilities, and final exam, you will be State of Maine certified. Requirements: Proof of age (at least 16); Proof of high school graduation or equivalency; completed application form; successful completion of a reading entrance exam and completed interview.

Click Here to Register!


CRMA - Certified Residential Medication Aide


with Diane Sinclair

Calendar Nov 4, 2019 at 3 pm

The purpose of the Certified Residential Medication Aide course is to provide training for professionals working in state certified residential care facilities. The course covers State of Maine regulations, residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body.

Participants will discuss common medications in the major drug classes, common side effects of medication and the individual’s response to medication side effects.

Participants will learn safe medication administration procedures, vital signs, transcribing physicians’ orders, and how to document on a MAR (Medication Administration Record).

Upon completion of this 40-hour medication course participants will be able to administer medications in accordance with Maine’s regulation.

Under the guidance of an RN Educator, each participant will be required to complete a clinical Medication Administration “medication pass” on 3 different residents to be eligible for certification.

Completed application (click here) due by Friday, October 25, 2019 

Required assessment tests taken on Nov. 4 at 3pm and Dec. 2 at 3pm.  These assessments will be held at Skowhegan Area High School, Adult Education.

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 4 payments of $56.25, paid weekly.
Ed2Go Online Training
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English as a Second Language (ESL)


with Cornelia Pleasants

Calendar at 4 pm

This class assists students who are not native English speakers develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include helping participants with such important tasks as exploring how to talk with their child’s teacher, scheduling healthcare appointments, completing grocery shopping, obtaining a driver’s license, finding employment or learning about other valuable community resources. Students can enter the class at any time and there is no charge for instruction. Learners at all levels of English proficiency are welcome. For more information, please call 474-7553.

Fall/Winter Rambles for Seniors and other Free Spirits


with Sam Horine

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Walking is a good exercise; it promotes good conversations with fellow walkers and the opportunity to observe one's surroundings. So, for those with some free time, I'm organizing a couple of “rambles” a month - starting in September and ending in March. Most 'rambles' will be in rural areas with a few in urban settings. All will be within a 40 miles radius of Skowhegan. While most 'rambles' will take place in the afternoon, some will start earlier in the day. At times, we may want to carpool to a starting point. Good walking shoes, warm comfortable clothing, in winter - snowshoes and or ice creepers, and the yen to explore are the only essential elements needed.

First Meeting will be held at SAHS at 4:30pm on October 8, 2019

Every second and fourth of each Month


Will run

HiSET 101
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HiSET 101


with Heather Toth

Calendar at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Get started in the HiSET® Program by attending our orientation for new students. Orientation will provide an overview of the HiSET® process and guide participants through intake, assessment, and pre-testing. Workshops on college and career planning, financial literacy, and technology skills (all essential skills for success at college and in the workplace) will be provided. Attendance at orientation classes is mandatory. At the end of orientation, students will be referred to final HiSET® testing or scheduled for additional academic help.

Students must present a valid photo id and social security card at the first class.

Classes begin every 4 weeks --- call 474-7553 to schedule your orientation.


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