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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Our Classes

Soap Making II


with Carrie Tessier

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Learn how to make soap using the hot process method. Handmade soaps are all-natural and make excellent gifts! Come learn about this quick and easy technique! This is a one-night workshop. Students will need $25.00 to cover supplies (give to instructor on the night of class). All students will be able to take their loaf of soap home with them!

Students will need $25.00 to cover supplies (give to instructor on the night of class).


Full Course

Social Security (2 sessions in 1)


with Herb Moyer

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
A Closer Look at Your Social Security Benefits ? Learn about individual benefits, spousal benefits, and Social Security Maximization strategies with a focus on annuities Straight Talk About Social Security ? Social Security reaches almost every family and at some point will touch the lives of nearly all Americans. Learn more. Facilitator: Herb Moyer, Financial Professional and Prudential Advisor Herb Moyer is a Financial Professional with Prudential, working on his fifth year with PRU. He taught high school Sciences for more than 28 years, worked for IBM as an Education Instructional Specialist for almost four years, and owned his own small computer company, Multimedia Systems, Inc. for 15 years. He enjoys sharing his financial expertise with clients to help them grow and protect their assets to better prepare for their financial futures and their uncertain retirement years.

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Sound Creation


with Brian Carlson

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Each class will have an overview of one or more concepts, followed by a period of active listening, and then we will begin working collectively to create an original piece of music culminating in a public performance. The course will emphasize various aspects of sound, including listening and attention, tuning and harmony, creativity, composition, improvisation, feedback and performance. Recommended Materials: 1) any type of recording device (audio only) and 2) any musical instrument or device to generate sound.

Tech Hire Maine
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Tech Hire Maine

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Calendar Jan 7, 2019

The TechHire grant is a statewide workforce program designed to recruit, assess, train and place youth and young adults with barriers to employment and who lack educational attainment, work experience or job skill level into Maine?s Information Technology (IT) industry sector. The goal of TechHire is to assist participants with the skills training and job placement assistance needed to secure middle and high level employment in IT. TechHire provides individualized career navigation and planning services, assistance with identifying and completing training resulting in an industry recognized credential for a specific IT career path, and support with employment placement into IT through such services as internships, work experience, and on-the-job training. If you are a Maine youth seeking skills training and a job in IT, this program may be for you. The current participation requirements are: Maine Resident between the ages of 17 and 29, out of secondary school (high school), work authorized in the United States, unemployed or underemployed. Have goals of participating in skills training linking to a credential for IT, and securing employment in IT. For more information or to begin the required pre-enrollment intake/assessment process: Contact the TechHire Navigator from Workforce Solutions, Deb Bomaster: or via phone 207-210-4575

Tech Spot


with Lynn Perry

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 2:30 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project located at the Renaissance Center (60 Water Street in Skowhegan). Under the supervision of an adult education instructor and other volunteer teachers, local students offer technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district. Individual and small group sessions are available by reservation or walk-in. Examples of possible help sessions include: general computer operation, preparing resumes, completing online job applications, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance is also available for creative software applications including basic iPhoto, & iMovie. Help with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well.



with Brian Lewia

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Focusing on the safe use of tools and machines, each student will build a project of their choosing or bring in a project(s) that needs to be completed or repaired. Students will be responsible for the purchase of materials needed for individual projects. The first class will focus on choosing a project, selecting materials, and developing a construction plan. Instruction on machine use will begin during the second class. Work in the shop will begin during the third session. Attendance is required for the first two sessions for continued participation in this class.

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Writing Skills for College


with Mariah Smith

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course will cover the grammar and writing skills that are required for success in college level courses. If you feel that you simply need a brush-up before attending college or need to improve your secores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course practical and useful.


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