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Ellsworth Adult Education



College Transitions

Basic Computer Skills Certificate Program
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Basic Computer Skills Certificate Program

$15

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Sep 28, 2017 at 3 pm, runs for 12 weeks

More and more jobs require computer skills and some employers require all job seekers to apply online for jobs. Many jobs require employees to know how to use email, search the internet, create documents, and handle other digital literacy tasks. Ellsworth Adult Education has partnered with NorthStar Basic Computer to teach digital literacy skills and document mastery by awarding certificates while also preparing the next steps for your career path. Join this self-paced learning lab to learn basic computer skills. The initial assessment determines the skills and knowledge you need to design a program to meet your own needs. Your advisor will work with you to set up a program. To earn a certificate, each assessment must be taken in a supervised setting. Priority given to High School Completion and Certificate program students. Open to the public on a space-available basis. Ongoing Enrollment.  No class 11/23/17 or 12/28/17.

The first step to taking this class is to request a meeting with our student advisor. Call Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110, email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or stop by our office located in the Mill Mall.

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.

 

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-Fall
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College Readiness Bootcamp-Fall

Free

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Oct 6, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

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) 10/20/17.

 

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.

 

English - Critical Reading & Writing
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English - Critical Reading & Writing

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

This course will help adults develop strong reading skills including fluency, summarizing, making inferences, and distinguishing the difference between fact and opinion. Reading for understanding is a complex skill and there are a lot of strategies to learn to create a toolbox that will serve you a lifetime. Activities will include reading, discussing and analyzing written passages, charts, graphs, and other text. Areas of study will include English, Social Studies and Sciences. It is a self-paced class with an individually designed learning plan for each student. While this course is offered two days per week, there is ample opportunity to schedule additional time on-site and at home with on-line learning. This course is designed for people preparing for the HiSET exam, college entrance exams, college courses and work-related reading. High School diploma credit is awarded for this course. Ongoing enrollment.

The first step to taking this class is to request a meeting with our student advisor to discuss this class and other offerings to find the right plan to help you reach your goals. Call Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110, email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or stop by our office located in the Mill Mall.

English - English for College and Work
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English - English for College and Work

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 20 weeks

Practice reading diverse materials and learn how to develop a deeper understanding through tried-and-true techniques. Improve your writing through responses to the readings. We will use multi-media tools and programs to broaden your knowledge, as well as learn the concrete skills needed to achieve standards required for college and career. Students will be prepared to take the HiSET test, prepare for college classes, and improve English skills for the world of work. High School diploma credit is awarded for this course.

The first step to taking this class is to request a meeting with our student advisor to discuss this class and other offerings to find the right plan to help you reach your goals. Call Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110, email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or stop by our office located in the Mill Mall.

Human Biology with Lab

$29

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 16 weeks

This course presents the major biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, anatomy and physiology, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and forming and reporting conclusions in a scientifically written format. Upon successful completion, students will earn one High School credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 11/21/17 or 12/26/17; makeup class (if needed) 01/23/18.

 

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