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Algebra - College Prep (start date of this class has changed)

$29

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

This class will start on October 4th. This course is perfect for adults who need to (1) prepare for and pass college entrance or licensure examinations, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, and/or (2) earn a high school credit in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Registrants should be mostly confident in operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimals before taking this course. Please register for Math for College & Work beforehand if you need to brush-up on these skills. High School diploma credit is awarded for this course. No class 11/22/17 or 12/27/17. Makeup class (if needed) scheduled for 01/30/18.

 

Beekeeping - Beginners

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Oct 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate interest and questions about beekeeping as a hobby or to help with pollination. It covers what is needed, where to locate bee hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware of the huge importance and decline of honeybees and other pollinators and just want to help. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey! Makeup class (if needed) 11/13/17.

Peter Cowin is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers' Association and writes a monthly column "The Bee Whisper's Diary" in the Bangor Daily News. Makeup class (if needed) 11/13/17.

 

Beekeeping - Intermediate

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Nov 20, 2017 at 6:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to look in more detail at key aspects of beekeeping, particularly helpful to those who wish to run several hives and get the most out of them. The course is a good follow-on from the beginner’s course. Building up hive strength, swarm prevention, splitting hives, making nucs, disease prevention, feral colony relocation and honey production are all covered.  Makeup class (if needed) 12/11/17.

Peter Cowin is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers' Association and writes a monthly column "The Bee Whisper's Diary" in the Bangor Daily News. 

 

Career Advising
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Career Advising

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 , runs for 22 weeks

Many people thinking about a change in their lives don’t know where to start. Veteran career advisor Annie Sargent will share available resources, identify opportunities and assist you in taking concrete steps toward achieving your goals. Services include academic, employment and technology assessments; producing a resume; preparing for a job interview, and much more. These individualized sessions will provide you with the support you need to navigate your new life ahead in a sensitive, confidential and informal environment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education for more information.

 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$1,500

with Barbara Seura

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 11 weeks

Ellsworth Adult Education offers a Certified Nursing Assistant course meeting the State requirement of 180 hours (110 hours of classroom/lab and 70 hours of clinical experience) and, if needed, 6 hours of CPR instruction.  Clinicals are held at area healthcare facilities.  Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance to the State Registry, you will be a state-        certified CNA.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110 to begin the registration process for this class.  Attenance at a CNA Information Session is recommended as part of the application process. 

Barbara Seura, RN BSN is a nurse manager with more than 30 years experience in inpatient and outpatient settings.  She has been a nursing staff educator, certified case manager, as well as an immunization specialist for the Maine CDC.

 

 

Chemistry with Lab

$29

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 19 weeks

This course is a standards-based study of fundamental chemical concepts, such as atomic theory and its relation to chemical behavior, chemical bonding, the mole and stoichiometry, molecular kinetics, energy relationships, solution dynamics, acids-bases, equilibrium, organic and biological chemistry, and nuclear interactions. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded one high school prerequisite credit. No class 2/20/18 or 4/17/18; makeup date (if needed) 06/06/18.

All of our academic courses start with a complimentary meeting with the student advisor who will discuss the course, the requirements and assist you in making a decision about whether the course is a good fit for you.

College Readiness Bootcamp-Winter
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College Readiness Bootcamp-Winter

Free

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Dec 1, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

If you’ve been thinking about going to college but don’t know where to start, this workshop is for you.  You’ll start with assessing your skills and career interests; learn about resources for test taking and study skills; work on improving your math, reading and writing skills; and learn about financial aid and the college application process.  Some students will be ready to enroll in college; most will be confident about their next steps and have a timeline for achieving their dreams to attend college and find a rewarding career. Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education to register for this class. Makeup class (if needed) 12/15/17.

 

Color Splash for Kitchen and Bath

$15

with Connie Dedam

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We will explore the "color wheel" and how color schemes are created in interior design. We will learn that light and finish effect color. We will discuss the human emotion response to color. We will look at inspiration and trends, and color play samples and projects that attendees may be planning.  Makeup class (if needed) 11/01/17.

Connie is a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer and a Maine Certified Interior Designer.

 





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