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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 Sep 1, 2019

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.

Cardioboxing
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Cardioboxing

$10

with Carol Spaulding

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This high intensity aerobic workout will give you a great opportunity for aerobic exercise through guided routines building on four basic punches and four basic kicks. Some core strength building will also be included. All experience levels are welcome.

Instructor: Carol Spaulding

Begins: Monday, January 6, 2020 (no classes on Monday holidays)

Time: 6-7 pm

Location: Mt. Vernon Elementary

Registration: $10 per class (Drop-ins welcome, please pay Instructor.)

Life Design for Me - NEW!
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Life Design for Me - NEW!

$145

with Ellen Miller

The goal of this class is to bring people together to explore their future potential. This class will introduce students to design based career and life planning. Structured activities will aid in identification of personal strengths and values, mapping of life aspirations and creation of a five year life plan. Registration fee includes $20 fee for on-line strengths assessment.

Instructor:  Ellen Miller

4  Tuesdays, 6-8 pm

Begins: Jan 21, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $145

Nature Yoga for Kids  NEW!
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Nature Yoga for Kids NEW!

$60

with Nicole Danielson

While focusing on a different winter nature theme each week, we will incorporate children’s yoga poses, fun songs, and centering breath work, to bring a sense of peace, serenity, and calmness to our winter bodies. We will supplement our yoga practice with a short nature lesson and activity, story, and/or craft . Yoga mats are provided.

For kids ages 3 - 5, with a participating adult.

Instructor: Nicole Danielson

6 Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 pm

Begins: January 23, 2020

Location: Maple Tree School, 12 Church Rd, Readfield

Registration: $60

English Skills and Writing Fundamentals
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English Skills and Writing Fundamentals

Free

with Benjamin Bachelder

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 22 weeks

The course focus is on developing reading and writing skills. You will learn to identify and correct common writing errors, and learn helpful techniques to get your ideas down on paper. We will read short stories, a novel, opinion essays and non-fiction articles. The class will benefit students preparing for the HiSET or college and credit recovery students needing English credits for their high school diploma.

Instructor: Benjamin Bachelder

Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm

Begins: Week of January 27, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: Free to diploma and HiSET students Contact Steve Vose, Adult Ed Director, for enrollment information 685-4923 x1009

Math Skills for College
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Math Skills for College

Free

with Scott Harmon

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 22 weeks

This course is designed to provide students not ready for algebra with a strong foundation in basic arithmetic skills. Skills covered include: fractions, decimals, percents, word problems and variables. The goal is that all students pass the Accuplacer in arithmetic.

Call Adult Ed Director, Steve Vose, at 685-4923 x 1009, for more information

Instructor: Scott Harmon

Tuesdays and Thurdays, 5:30-8:30 pm

Begins: Week of January 27, 2020

Location: MCHS

Beginning Ukulele

$49

with Dan Gilbert

Calendar Jan 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Over the past several years the Ukulele has made a huge comeback. From chart topping singles such as “Riptide” and “Hey Soul Sister”, to classrooms and full blown ukulele orchestras, this instrument has so much to offer. Whether you have always wanted to learn an instrument or are looking for something new, the ukulele with its unique sound and convenient portability may be for you. This course will cover chords, strumming, fingerpicking, and personalized instruction of selected songs. It is recommended that you purchase “Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 1” ($6.99 on Amazon) and that you bring your own soprano, concert, or tenor sized ukulele. 

Instructor: Dan Gilbert, Maranacook High School Music Teacher 

6 Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm

Begins: January 28, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $49

Will run

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course -New start date
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course -New start date

$91135

with Jeremy Damren/ Josh Wheeler

Calendar Feb 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm

 Offered by Atlantic Partners EMS

This course prepares ambulance and rescue personnel, police officers, and fire fighters for administering out-of-hospital emergency medical care. The laboratory component provides practice in patient assessment, airway management, CPR, automatic external defibrillation, oxygen delivery, dressings and hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting and moving patients, and extrication.

This course includes clinical experience in a hospital emergency department and/or ambulance service. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the State EMT-Basic Licensure Exams. 5.5 credit hours, 117 contact hours, 16 clinical hours.

Instructors: Jeremy Damren & Josh Wheeler

 Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-9:30  pm

February 2 through May 11, 2020 

Location: PDC

Registration: $911.35

To register, call Cyndie Dougan - 974-4880





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