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Ellsworth Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Academy of Medical Professions Information Session

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A free information night for any individuals interested in AMP’s wide variety of medical classes. Learn more about the courses and trainings available through the Academy of Medical Professions and how the video-conference system and on-line platform function. You’ll learn all the details needed to decide if this program is a good fit for you. These courses are held at one of Ellsworth’s school facilities.

 

Anatomy and Physiology

$140

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationships between the structures and functions of the body. Students will be introduced to mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within the human body and the problems that can ensue when the mechanisms do not function properly. This course will involves participating in lectures, lab activities, projects, dissections, making of models and diagrams, journal writing and evaluating clinical studies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19.

 

Career Exploration Workshop

$10

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 10:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

If you’re trying to find the right fit of a job or interested in exploring career options, join this workshop. You’ll explore career interests, identify tools and resources for training and continuing education, complete paper and online applications, prepare a resume and go into an interview with confidence. Whether you’re thinking about landing a job this month or considering a career change, this workshop is for you! Priority and fee waiver for learning center students - learn more about becoming one! Makeup class (if needed) 11/08/18.

 

Chemistry with Lab

$150

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course provides students with an introduction to the major theories and concepts in Chemistry. This science will be explored through lectures, lab activities, projects, and research. Math skills needed to perform necessary calculations will also be reviewed. By the end of this course, students will have gained a true understanding of the composition of matter, how matter is categorized, how matter interacts, the Atomic Theory throughout history, the signs and causes of chemical reactions, and the properties and structure of matter. Furthermore, this course will allow students to improve upon their problem-solving skills and gain a true and deeper understanding of why they are seeing what they are seeing and just how much chemistry is used in everyday life. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 02/19/19 or 04/16/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/28/19.

 

Customer Service: Making the Best First Impression

$35

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Mar 1, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Offering consistent, friendly customer service is a key to repeat business and customer loyalty. A big step toward improving customer service is getting your employees to look at their jobs through the eyes of their customers. Ellsworth Adult Education and the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce are offering an opportunity for businesses and individuals to enhance their customer service. Trainers will be area employers with focus on quality customer service. Each session will have handouts that can be added to the student’s personal growth file or shared with others in their workplace. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who successfully complete all four sessions. Makeup class (if needed) 03/29/19.

 

Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 1)

$70

with Ernest West

Calendar Nov 2, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Makeup class (if needed) 11/09/18.

 

Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 2)

$70

with Ernest West

Calendar Dec 7, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Makeup class (if needed) 12/14/18.

 

Introduction to Computers

$74

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course is intended for those that want a gentle yet thorough introduction on how to use their computers to meet their professional and/or personal needs. Students will learn about the inner workings of their computer.  They will learn how to choose a computer that is best for meeting their needs; how to customize the setup, install virus protection, use a variety of free software, create files; and, how to organize their system so that information saved can be easily be retrieved.  Students will learn to “safely” surf the net. Lastly, they will learn the various ways they can share pictures and files on a professional or personal level.  Students will be able to confidently personalize their computer settings, navigate through their files, and successfully communicate with others. Absolutely no previous computer experience or knowledge is required. Makeup class (if needed) 11/13/18.

 





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