Academic and Career Advising
with Lynn Braff
Can’t figure out what your career should be? Not sure exactly what kind of work you’d like? Is college right for you or on-the-job training? We can help you decide. Come take an interest inventory and find out what kind of job is right for you and how to get it. Learn more about yourself by taking a personality questionnaire and a work values assessment.
Call Adult Education at 685-4923 x1009 to set up a time to meet with a Career Advisor
Academic and Career Advisor: Lynn Braff
Registration: Free to diploma, HiSET and College Transition (CT) students.
with Steve Vose
Acoustic Jam Session
with Stan Keach
New Start Date: February 4, 2015
(All Styles: Old-time, Country, Soft Rock, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Celtic) This popular course is for acoustic instrument musicians (guitars, mandolins, fiddles, flutes, etc.) and singers who want more experience playing with other musicians. We'll learn new songs, and also play songs you bring to class. Skills covered: Rhythm and Lead playing; Lead and Harmony Singing; Timing; Stage Skills. The Instructor is a nationally-known Songwriter, and has led many Acoustic Bands.
Algebra Skills for College (Win 2015)
with TBD To Be Determined
This class is for students with good basic skills in arithmetic but little or no experience with algebra. This is the perfect class for those looking to develop the skills necessary to succeed at college level mathematics. To be eligible to take this class, students must have an arithmetic score higher than 55 and algebra score under 75 on the Accuplacer placement test. Instructor: Kristin McLaren
15 Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 pm
Begins: January 27, 2015
Location: UMA, 189 Jewett Hall
No registration fee.
Book Rental $50.00
Blast off into Fitness with Sky High Studio - NEW !!
Challenge yourself to a nonstop heart pumping exercise program, guaranteed to make you sweat! Work out using dumbbells, medicine balls, fit balls and resistance bands and discover a great way to heat up during the cold winter months. All equipment provided. Bring water.
CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus (Spring 2015)
with Nancy Frost
This class fully prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands on skills training that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hours in the classroom preparing you for all aspects of the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one instruction on the range and road will prepare you for the road test. In addition to the cost of the course, a $35 permit fee, payable to the Secretary of State, is due by the second class. Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $10 each. For the bus driving endorsement you must be over 21, have a clean driving record and get a physical exam at your own expense.
Instructor: Nancy Frost
Begins: Dates not confirmed yet. We hope to start mid/late April 2015.
Location: Professional Development Center, 75 North Road, Readfield
with Jeremy Smith
In this seven week course, you will explore the beauty of clay by learning to make coil pots, boxes, tiles and functional pottery. Students may personalize their approach to learning new wheel-thrown and hand-building methods. Tools will be available during class. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own clay, approximately $25. Information about the clay required will be given at first class.
Chair Caning - Intro
with Glen Hawes
Your instructor will lead you step by step in re-caning your old chair. This class is intended to introduce weavers to materials, tools and techniques for restoring broken seats. All participants will come away with the basic knowledge to pursue more skilled caning on your own. Please bring to class: a bucket, 10 clothespins, 10 golf tees, an awl, spray bottle, craft scissors and a sponge. Caning reed may be purchased from instructor (approximately $25.) Note: This is not a weaving class: the chair you want to restore must have holes.