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Ellsworth Adult Education



College Transitions

College Prep Algebra

Free

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is perfect for adults who need to prepare for success on a college entrance or licensure examination, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, pass the HiSET math test, and/or earn a high school credential in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19.

Prerequisite: confidence in whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages, or Arithmetic Accuplacer score of 50+. Math for College & Work or Pre-Algebra will provide necessary preparation.

College Success

Free

with Annie Sargent and Vanessa Richards

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Success in college depends on more than having the necessary math and English skills. Join veteran college transitions staff to gain the confidence and motivation to succeed. Learn planning, organizing and study skills, how to juggle school, work and home life, and navigate the finances of starting on the path to a college education. Concrete tips on note taking, test taking, and study materials will be shared. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma/college credit. No class 11/21/18 or 12/26/18.

 

Human Biology with Lab

$29

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course presents the major biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, DNA and genetics, anatomy and physiology, viruses and bacteria, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting virtual dissections, microscopy, researching, and presenting. Upon successful completion, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 11/20/18, 12/25/18 or 01/01/19. Makeup class (if needed) 02/05/19.

 

Pre-Algebra

Free

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Sep 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is perfect for adults who need to prepare for success on a college entrance or licensure examination, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, pass the HiSET math test, and/or earn a high school credential in the subject. The course is designed to prepare you to succeed in college-level mathematics in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. You will master concepts and computations in whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions, negative and positive numbers, powers and roots, and more! Emphasis will also be on developing self-study skills and habits to be successful in mathematics and other subjects, becoming familiar with free online resources, and applying mathematics in real life situations. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit. No class 11/22/18 or 12/27/18. Makeup class (if needed) 01/24/19.

 





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