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Earn Your High School Diploma Now!
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Earn Your High School Diploma Now!

Free

with Steve Vose

Calendar Jul 1, 2020

Earn Your High School Diploma Now!

There has never been a better time to earn your High School Diploma than NOW! With small class sizes and an individualized approach to learning, Maranacook Adult and Community Education offers adult students the perfect learning environment to achieve success! The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) is now being administered in adult education programs across the state of Maine. The HiSET consists of the following five subtests: Language Arts Reading, Language Arts Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. There is NO COST for Maine residents to prepare for and take the HiSET. Local adult education programs provide HiSET testing, preparation materials, pre-tests, and instruction, all at no cost to the learner.

To learn more about our High School Diploma program, please call our Director, Steve Vose, at 685-4923 x1009 for more information.

Online HiSET Test Preperation
Online Registration Unavailable

Online HiSET Test Preperation

Free

with Steve Vose

Calendar Sep 1, 2020

NEW to this year’s educational program are the online HiSET tutoring and instructional resources. Students can study and achieve their dream of achieving a high school diploma from the comfort of their home. A limited supply of laptops and internet ports will be available for students who do not have the necessary technology.

If interested, please contact steve_vose@maranacook.com or 685-4923 x1009.

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$35

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

This is a natural follow-up to "Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhoneiPad," but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

 

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

 

It is safe to say that the vast majority of iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features available to them. In this course, students will learn to use their iPhones to the best possible advantage. Here are some of the critical features we’ll cover: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; using the Control Center; master- ing Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; understanding the apps that come with your iPhone and more.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35 

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Introduction to Mac Basics

$35

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

In this course, students will learn how to make their Mac computer (laptop or desktop) hum! Areas of focus include: Mac features, choosing the best browser, using Spotlight Search, learning how to use the Finder and App Store, understanding the keyboard, and learning the icons that define a Mac computer. These are all essential elements that students will learn.

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

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Online Cooking with Chris Toy

$35

with Chris Toy

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

Online Cooking with Chris Toy

Join best-selling cookbook author and cooking instructor Chris Toy, as he shows you step by step the secrets to some of his favorite recipes: Five Seasons Wok Roasted Whole Chicken, Wonton Soup, Stir-Fried Hoisin Pork, Egg Rolls and more! Start and finish in your own time! Students will have access to all the videos and Chris’s new cookbook. Get started by viewing all the recipes and online videos. Decide what you’d like to try first, then make a shopping list. Practice, eat, repeat as often as you like.

Upon registration, students will be sent links to access instructional videos as well as Chris’s phone and email information for personalized support.

Registration: $35 Includes a copy of Chris’s new cookbook, a $16.95 value!

Class access available until December 31, 2020

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Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera

$35

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

 

 

 

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CDL Class B: Fall 2020

$2,500

with Nancy Frost

Calendar Sep 12, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Commercial Driving License (CDL) Class B: Dump Truck or Bus

This class prepares you to meet the Maine DMV Class B driving requirements. The course consists of 42 hrs of classroom instruction to prepare you for the state CDL written and skills exam and 30 hours of one-on-one driving instruction to prepare you for the state road test.

Class fee covers:  class and driving fees, permit fee made payable to Secretary of State, one endorsement (Bus, Tank, or Hazmat), physical examination by certified doctor, one state test (including one use of the vehicle for testing purposes). Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $25 each.

Instructor: Nancy Frost

Classes meet on the following dates and times:

Saturdays: September 12 & 26, October 24, November 7, 2020  

Time: 8 am-2:30 pm  

Thursdays: September 17 & 24, October 1,15, 22, & 29, 2020  

Time: 5:45 pm-9 pm

Driving time arranged individually.

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $2,500

 

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