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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education



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Aerobics ~ Low Impact

$45

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.

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Basic Blacksmithing

$50

with Richard Tessier

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstrations of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.

There is a $10.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on Thursday night.

This TWO DAY workshop will begin Thursday, September 26, held at the Skowhegan Area High School

and end on Saturday, September 28  at the Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop (lunch is included on Saturday).

 

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Certified Medication Assistant (CNA-M)

$1,172

with Diane Sinclair

Calendar Oct 15, 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

Payment plan available: $300 deposit plus 3 payments of $290.66, paid weekly.

Certified Nurse’s Assistant - CNA

$1,200

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.

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• THIS COULD BE FREE IF YOU QUALIFY - PRE ELIGIBILITY ASSESSMENT APPLICATION are available -- contact the Adult Education Office TODAY. 

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Free

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

$5

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

 

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Firearms & Hunter Safety

$5

with Russell Corson

Calendar Oct 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course is being taught by a trained, certified volunteer instructor according to statewide standards. Russell will cover the following topics: proper firearms handling (rifle and shotgun), survival/first aid, hunter responsibility, map and compass and landowner relations.

This Classroom Course consists of 12 hours of instruction. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50-question test with a grade of at least 70%.

For students age ten years old and up.

Participants will not be allowed to bring either guns or ammunition into the building

Text book used: Today's Hunter

 

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