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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.

 

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.

 

 

Computers: Microsoft Office 2013 Excel

$66

with Arnett Campbell

Calendar Dec 1, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Excel is a fantastic tool that can be used for anything from creating a shopping list to creating a budget. This course will cover navigating the ribbon and tool bar; entering, editing, copying, and pasting data; formatting the spreadsheet’s cells and numbers, and adding and deleting columns and rows. Next, learn how to freeze and lock columns and rows; create equations to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers, and create a mock budget. More advanced topics including integration with Word will be geared toward students’ needs.  Makeup class (if needed) 12/15/17.

Prerequisite:  Microsoft Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

Arnett has over 30 years experience in the field of Information Technology and over 20 years teaching and program designing experience.

 

Customer Service: Making the Best First Impression

$25

with Business Leaders

Calendar Mar 9, 2018 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 to improving customer service is getting your employees to look at their jobs through the eyes of their customer.

The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is offering an opportunity for businesses and individuals to enhance their customer service. Trainers will be area employers, with a 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) 04/06/18.

Office Skills Program
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Office Skills Program

$799

with EAE Team

Calendar Feb 7, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 14 weeks

These days most jobs require strong office skills-technology (computers, phones, projectors, scanners, copiers), business writing and math, customer service skills and transferrable skills like reliability and initiative.

Ellsworth Adult Education is working with local businesses and organizations to offer a hands-on training program to prepare you to work for local employers.  From the beginning of the program, you’ll meet with local employers.  Informational and mock interviews, special projects and job shadows are all ways you might be involved.  You will build your skills, knowledge and confidence; earn a certificate valued by employers, and gain experience in a variety of employment settings.

Our standards-based program allows you to demonstrate mastery. Everyone comes to us with different strengths, so you will spend as much time as you need on the following areas: job readiness, customer service, office communications, business math, digital literacy, Microsoft Suite, Google Productivity Applications, internet research and keyboarding. Makeup class (if needed) 06/01/18.

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

WorkReady
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WorkReady

$399

with EAE Team

Calendar Nov 27, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

WorkReady is a portable credential designed to show employers you have the skills necessary to be a successful employee. You will identify keys to success as an employee, including developing a plan, learning how to communicate effectively, and work as a team. You’ll learn how to apply for a job (including resumes, cover letters, applications and interviews), and how to keep a job by understanding expectations, safety and other key issues. Upon successful completion of this program, you'll have written a finished resume, cover letters, and will have a statewide-recognized WorkReady Credential.

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





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