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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

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Number Skills for College - Online


with January Hapworth

Calendar Sep 6, 2022

Note: This class will be offered virtually through a combination of email, texting, Zoom, and/or online learning. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.

This course will prepare students for Algebra I and/or entry-level college math. Whether you need a refresher before registering for your first college math course or need to improve your scores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course helpful. There will be a review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other essential math skills. Word problems and the language of math will be explored.


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Reading Skills for College


with Mariah Smith

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 9 am

Effective reading comprehension is essential to success at the college level and to advance in one’s career. This course is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and critical analysis. An emphasis is placed on developing vocabulary and improving reading speed. Assignments introduce students to college level textbooks, outlining strategies, and critical researching skills.

Remote instruction by appointment on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.

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Life Skills


with Jean Philpot

Calendar Sep 19, 2022 at 5 pm

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.


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.

Car Seat Safety Class


with Brittney Dunphy

Calendar Dec 9, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Do you transport a child who has a car seat or booster seat?

Car seat safety isn't just for parents; it's for anyone who transports a child!

Those who attend this free class will learn about:

  • Maine's Car Seat Law
  • How to choose a car set or booster seat
  • How to secure a child into a car seat or booster seat the right way
  • What can happen if a seat is not used correctly
  • Common myths about car seats and booster seats
  • The Car Seat Safety Program at Redington-Fairview General Hospital


Medicare 101


with Courtney Cowan

Calendar Dec 14, 2022 at 6 pm

Whether you are newly eligible for Medicare or have been enrolled for years, this class has something for everyone. This class will help you gain information on how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible, and many other important topics. We will also discuss supplemental insurance that can be purchased to complement original Medicare.

Because there are many different products and carriers available, it is important to become educated about the options you can choose. Medicare has various enrollment periods which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful.

Note: The  Medicare 101 seminar is free; the $5 fee supports RSU 54 Adult Education registration costs. 

Courtney Cowan (license #PRR252278) offers insurance products through Northeast Planning Associates, Inc., a licensed insurance agency.

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