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Career Advising


with Ann Sargent

Calendar Jan 1, 2018

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.   

Registration for this class is not available online.  Please contact us at or by telephone at 207.664.7110.


Certified Residential Medical Aide (CRMA)


with Nance Eaton

Calendar Jul 10, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

Ellsworth Adult Education is collaborating with veteran nurse Nance Eaton’s Training Program to offer this frequently requested course in our community. This 40-hour course prepares you to pass medications to patients in residential care facilities and is a great complement to Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Personal Support Specialist (PSS). Register for the course through our program, and we’ll send you Nance’s formal application and invoice for $300.00, payable directly to her before the start of the course (an additional $25.00 may be charged for the Skills Test).  

This class meets on Tuesday and Thursday, 7/10, 7/12, 7/17, 7/19, 7/24 and 7/26.

Chemistry with Lab


with Marti Dayton

Calendar Jun 12, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course is a standards-based study of fundamental chemical concepts, such as atomic theory and its relation to chemical behavior, chemical bonding, the mole and stoichiometry, molecular kinetics, energy relationships, solution dynamics, acids, bases, equilibrium, organic and biological chemistry.  Strong pre-algebra skills are recommended.  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 July 3rd or 5th.

All of our academic courses start with a complimentary meeting with the student advisor who will discuss the course, the requirements and assist you in making a decision about whether the course is a good fit for you.  Please call 207.664.7110 to make an appointment.

Heartsaverâ„¢ Adult First Aid CPR AED


with Ernest West

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 8:30 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. Ernie has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for more than 20 years as well as outdoor recreation safety courses for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Makeup class (if needed) 05/11/18.


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