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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.


Customer Service: Making the Best First Impression


with Ann Sargent

Calendar Mar 30, 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 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 is 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) 05/4/18.


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.


Microsoft Office 2013 Word


with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course will review the skills needed to create basic Word documents and the different ways that you can utilize the program. This course will cover navigating the ribbon and tool bar; understanding page layout, fonts, and formatting; how to copy, cut and paste information; understanding how to utilize basic shortcuts; set alignments; create tables in the document; export Word into a different format such as PDF; insert and edit text boxes, shapes, and pictures to create a flyer. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching.

Basic Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2013 Word - Advanced


with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 18, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course is designed for people who have limited experience with Word but want to advance their knowledge and skills. We will cover advanced formatting features, inserting text boxes, photos and tables, using smart art and styles, reviewing, and working with long documents. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching.

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

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