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Quickbooks Desktop


with Val Landry

Calendar Oct 24, 2023 at 8:30 am

During the three sessions you will learn how to create a new company, set up preferences, explore and customize the dashboard, record transactions, customize lists, create recurring transactions, prepare estimates and reports, and create/edit lists. For this workshop you will need to have your own Quickbooks Desktop version. There is also an option to sign up for access to Quickbooks Desktop account for a monthly fee of $30 that can be canceled at any time. This will be arranged by the program.

This is a live online class using ZOOM.

Microsoft Excel - Basics


with Val Landry

Calendar Oct 26, 2023 at 8:30 am

During this workshop, you will learn how to navigate a simple Excel worksheet, enter data in a worksheet, use basic math functions, do basic formatting, how to replicate data, use built-in functions and work with columns and rows.

This is a live online class using ZOOM.

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Microsoft Excel - Intermediate


with Val Landry

Calendar Nov 16, 2023 at 8:30 am

During this session, you will learn how to navigate multiple worksheets, save your workbook, create formulas, use functions, change the layout of your worksheet, and how to create practical worksheets. 1040 Income Tax – Maintain tax information that is very useful when preparing your annual tax return.

This is a live online class using ZOOM.

Microsoft Excel - Advanced


with Val Landry

Calendar Jan 11, 2024 at 8:30 am

During this session, you will learn how to hide data, split and freeze a window, create ranges, understand the name manager, learn additional functions, copy and paste special, sort data, and learn the power of filters. Some examples of using Microsoft Excel as practical tools including the amortization table, 20 top functions companies want their employees to know, and pivot tables. This is a live online class using ZOOM.

Accounting Fundamentals
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Accounting Fundamentals


with Ed 2Go

This is an online course.

If you want to increase your financial awareness and gain a marketable skill, this course is for you. You will learn the double-entry bookkeeping, financial transactions, financial reporting, and more.

Length:6 weeks, 24 hours  

For Fall - start dates are September 13 or October 18

Click here to register!

Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund


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.

Click Here for an Application

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Beginning Conversational Spanish


with UGot Class

Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions.  Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish.

This is a two month course - next start date is September 5, 2023!

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CNA and Health Care Careers

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Do you enjoy helping others?  Are you looking for a career with many rewards?  If so, then CNA training may be for you. Call teh Adult Education office at 207-474-7553 to learn about upcoming trainings.

RSU 54 Adult Education partners with area providers to provide these training opportunities, typically once or twice a year.

Please call our office, 207-474-7553, for more details.

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