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RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Number Skills for College - Online

$10

with Stephanie McChord

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 13 weeks

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.

 

Reading Skills for College

$10

with Mariah Smith

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

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.

Class will continue remotely if in-person instruction is not possible.

Margaret Chase Smith Library Book Club

Free

with David Richards

Calendar Sep 15, 2020

Are you looking for something to do during the pandemic? How about joining a book discussion group from the convenience of your own home? The Margaret Chase Smith Library has shifted its book series online via Zoom since April with success. We read local authors over the summer and will shift to classics of American Literature in the fall.

We will meet virtually on the third Tuesdays from September through December at 6:30 PM.

The schedule will be

  • Huck Finn by Mark Twain on September 15
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane on October 20
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London on November 17
  • My Antonia by Willa Cather on December 15.

All of the books will be accessible in a variety of formats online via the Project Gutenberg website.

To register and receive the Zoom information, please contact the Library at mcsl@mcslibrary.org or 474-7133.

We hope you are doing well and will decide to join the group.

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.

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Aerobics ~ Low Impact

$50

with Lois Davis

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Class will be held online using ZOOM.

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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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.

Cooperative Parenting & Divorce
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Cooperative Parenting & Divorce

$5

with Anne Osolinski

Calendar Oct 19, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Class will be held online using Zoom.

This eight-session, video-based program gives divorcing or separating parents the power to make positive changes that shield their children from parental conflict, and it guides them into establishing a long-term relationship of healthy communication with the child’s other parents.





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