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Business English

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

Learn and practice writing skills for an office setting. Identify the audience, the purpose, and the key points to convey in your business documents, whether they are memos, emails, or letters. Learn to be clear and concise, and also to be aware of the tone of your documents to send the intended message and get the results you desire. Practice editing for clarity, grammar, and mechanics. This class is part of the Office Skills Model Office course. No class 02/19/19; makeup class (if needed) 04/09/19.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$1,000

with Joanne Hicks, RN

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 17 weeks

Are you looking for a rewarding career in a high demand field where you can make a difference in health care in your community?  Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a required state certification that opens doors not only to an entry level health care job but is an excellent stepping stone to a career.  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.  Admission begins with an orientation to the program.  Call 664.7110 today for an appointment.  Financial assistance may be available through regional agencies; the orientation sessions will review options.  The registration fee covers tuition, books, registry exam and background check fees.  

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 15 payments of $61.66, paid weekly

Customer Service: Making the Best First Impression

$35

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 9 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) 04/04/19.

Dress for Success on a Shoestring (Session 1)

$25

with Rebecca Alley and Annie Sargent

Calendar Mar 29, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to dress for success. Join us for a four-session workshop to share tips on looking your best at interviews or on the job. This workshop will include field trips to local establishments. Fee waivers available for Learning Center participants. No class 04/12/19 or 04/19/19; makeup class (if needed) 05/10/19.

Dress for Success on a Shoestring (Session 2)

$25

with Rebecca Alley and Annie Sargent

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to dress for success. Join us for a four-session workshop to share tips on looking your best at interviews or on the job. This workshop will include field trips to local establishments. Fee waivers available for Learning Center participants. No class 04/15/19; makeup class (if needed) 05/06/19.

Google Docs and GMail

Free

with Shannon Schmelzer and Chris Suggs

Calendar Mar 15, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn to use this cloud-based program to create and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, set up a Gmail account, and more. Computers will be available for this training, you will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Makeup class (if needed) 03/29/19.

This class is offered without charge thanks to the Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative and AmeriCorps.

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Internet Safety (Session 1)

Free

with Shannon Schmelzer and Chris Suggs

Calendar Feb 12, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 2 weeks

One of the most important computer classes you can take. Learn tips and strategies to keep you and your family safe online. Computers will be available for this training, you will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Makeup class (if needed) 02/26/19.

This class is offered without charge thanks to the Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative and AmeriCorps.

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Internet Safety (Session 2)

Free

with Shannon Schmelzer and Chris Suggs

Calendar Mar 12, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

One of the most important computer classes you can take. Learn tips and strategies to keep you and your family safe online. Computers will be available for this training, you will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Makeup class (if needed) 03/19/19.

This class is offered without charge thanks to the Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative and AmeriCorps.

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