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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.

 

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: Reading Essentials
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English: Reading Essentials

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 20 weeks

If you want to learn concrete strategies to read better, this course is for you! Reading is complex and the teacher will share the skills necessary to build your vocabulary and understand what you read.

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.

HiSET Prep
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HiSET Prep

Free

with EAE Team

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 , runs for 20 weeks

If you choose to take the High School Equivalency test, our student advisor and teachers work with you to design a plan for preparation that meets your schedule, logistics and academic needs.  There are many ways to prepare for the HiSET and many opportunities for on-site preparation - daytime hours and some limited evening availability. You’ll start with assessing your skills and then cover only the topics you need to pass the test.  Topics will include reading test questions, managing your time during the test, using all the available tools (i.e. formulas, calculator, review and marking buttons), reading charts, graphs and maps, writing an argumentative essay, focused reading, and math. When you’re ready, you’ll sign up to take the Official HiSET Test with our HiSET Chief Examiner.

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.

Literacy Volunteer Conversation Partner Workshop
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Literacy Volunteer Conversation Partner Workshop

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Ellsworth Adult Education is building its ESL program this Fall. ESL classes are being planned and we are recruiting volunteer tutors to support learners. Literacy Volunteers of Bangor is bringing this one-session workshop to Ellsworth to give potential volunteers an opportunity to learn about the program and acquire sufficient tips and tools to begin working with an adult student on strengthening conversation skills. There are five adult education programs located in Hancock County. Tutoring options may be available in your own home town! Come learn more...

 

Literacy Volunteer Orientation
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Literacy Volunteer Orientation

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor and Ellsworth Adult Education are collaborating to bring this Literacy Volunteers information session to Hancock County.  The information session is held prior to the start of the tutor training series. It serves as an orientation for any new or potential volunteer. Some of the topics covered include:  1) Why Literacy: How Low Literacy Affects our Community; 2) Literacy Defined; 3) Overview of Literacy Volunteers of Bangor; 4) Characteristics of Adult Students; 5) Expectations for Volunteers; 6) Next Steps. There are five adult education programs located in Hancock County. Tutoring options may be available in your own home town! Come learn more...

 





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