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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education



Business & Skills Training

Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5
Calendar Aug 31, 2020

Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program.  She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center.  She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years.  During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.

Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center.  The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.

This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.

Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.

Life Skills

Free

with Jean Philpot

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this semester the class will be reduced to one day per week.

Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.

Will run

Tech Spot

$5

with Lynn Perry

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 3 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project that offers technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district.

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, this semester the Tech Spot will be offered as a phone-in help line.

At select times, you may call a support person who will be available to try to answer questions and troubleshoot technology problems. Examples of possible help sessions include general computer operation, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance with some software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well. Please call the Adult Education office at 474-7553 with any questions you may have.

Help line number provided after registration is complete.

Tech Spot

$5

with Lynn Perry

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project that offers technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district.

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, this semester the Tech Spot will be offered as a phone-in help line.

At select times, you may call a support person who will be available to try to answer questions and troubleshoot technology problems. Examples of possible help sessions include general computer operation, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance with some software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well. Please call the Adult Education office at 474-7553 with any questions you may have.

Help line number provided after registration is complete.

Ed2Go Online Training

$95

Click here to visit the online training at Ed2Go.

These classes cost $95 and up depending on what you are interested in.





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