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Ellsworth Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

English Essentials

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 21 weeks

If you want to practice strategies for reading and writing in a safe, friendly environment, this is the course for you. Reading and writing are complex. The teacher will share the skills necessary to understand what you read, and to build your vocabulary and your confidence with writing. Using articles, books, vocabulary exercises and online computer applications, increase your ability to read, write, remember, and feel confident in the world. Ongoing enrollment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110 or adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to make an appointment with our student advisor before registering for this class.

English for Life and Work-Tue/Thu

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 22 weeks

This is a self-paced course which can be taken for diploma credit, designed to help adults improve their writing and reading while preparing for college entrance exams, college classes, and the world of work. We will cover the basics of grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure, paragraph development, and will eventually write effective essays with clear ideas, smooth transitions, and logical support. We will practice pre-writing, planning, research, and organizing our writing. Learning to proofread for punctuation, usage, content and support will be emphasized. An aspect of the practice will be reading diverse materials and analyzing them for main ideas, supporting evidence, and the proper use of the mechanics of English, all while increasing digital literacy. Ongoing enrollment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110 or adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to make an appointment with our student advisor before registering for this class.

Building Credibility Through Content- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series

$50

with Kate Belinski

Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Whether text, photo, or video, content is a key pillar of any well-developed marketing strategy. You will learn how to: get past writer’s block, gain tips to get you writing. You’ll also build your content plan, organize your content efficiently and expand your organic reach. These topics with include tips to ‘get you found’ and the art of repurposing content.  Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.

 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.  

Introduction to Organizing & Finding Files

$45

with TBA

Calendar Feb 28, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Everyone organizes their desks in a different way at home and at work and the same is true about organizing files and folders on a computer.  Learn tips on how to save and organize files and folders on your computer and to retrieve information from your computer when you need it.  Basic computer skills, including hardware and software basics, and email are required for this workshop.  Laptops will be provided.  It may be possible to use your own laptop.  Makeup class (if needed) 04/03/20.

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iPhone & iPad User Group

$45

with TBA

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Do you have an iPhone and/or iPad that you manage the basics, but would like to dedicate some time to exchanging tips and techniques?  Join others interested in navigating the incredible capacities of these devices.  Makeup class (if needed) 03/17/20.

 

Low Cost Marketing with Google- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series

$50

with Shannon Byers

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Explore Google My Business & Google Trends, free tools connecting with customers on Google Search and Maps.  In addition, you will learn how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.  Please bring Your laptop or device.  Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020. 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.  

Ellsworth School Department Substitute Teacher Orientation Session 2

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Effective substitute teachers need to know how to access policies and procedures, facilities and lesson plans. They also need to understand the school culture and have a toolkit of instructional, classroom and behavior management strategies. This workshop addresses these topics for the Ellsworth Schools and will be followed up by a tour at each building.

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iPhone & iPad for the Novice

$45

with TBA

Calendar Mar 6, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Did you just receive an iPhone or iPad? Come and learn the basics on how to send/receive iMessages, email, set up your phone contact list, get voicemail, download apps, take a picture, search the internet, and more.  Bring your device fully charged and have your Apple ID and password available.  If you have not used your device at all, it can be set up at the first meeting.  Makeup class (if needed) 04/10/20.

 

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