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Earn Your High School Diploma Now!
with Steve Vose
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.
with Carol Spaulding
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.)
with Jeremy Smith
In this 10 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, which will be available the first night of class for $15 per bag.
Instructor: Jeremy Smith
10 Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm
Begins: February 13, 2020
Yoga for Every Body
with Susan Coady
Yoga for Every Body
Are you feeling “old”? Are you stiff, stressed, tired and cranky? For thousands of years, the yogis of India studied and learned how to help the body resist the aging process. They developed simple ways to help the body retain its flexibility and natural pain free condition.
Experience how a gentle, slow practice of yoga postures can nurture and strengthen you as your body and mind become one naturally.
Give the gift of this class to your body so you can experience wellbeing.
Everyone welcome - all ages, fitness conditions and abilities.
Instructor: Susan Coady
6 Mondays, 4:30-5:45 pm
Begins: March 2, 2020
Drop in, per class: $13
(Please register in advance, even if you will be coming on a “drop in” basis.)
Instructor Susan Coady has taught yoga and Ayurveda for 37 years and is certified through Kripalu Center in Stockbridge MA. She is currently an avid student of Raja Choudhury.
with Kelsie French
If you have a favorite old chair or ottoman, don’t discard it. Reupholster it! Under the direction of a skilled instructor, you will learn basic upholstery techniques and complete a small project during this 8 week class. Students purchase fabric on their own. If the piece you select to upholster includes a separate seat cushion and/or skirt, intermediate to advanced sewing skills are required.
Supply fee $15-$25, depending on your project, payable to instructor.
Instructor: Kelsie French, E. W. French Upholstery
8 Thursdays, 6-9 pm
Begins: March 12, 2020
Basic Small Engine Repair
with John Drogosek
This course focuses on the fundamentals of what it takes to get an engine to run. With a combination of classroom and shop time, we will explore various small engine problems and the methods used to make repairs. Projects from home are always welcome!
Instructor: John Drogosek
6 Tuesdays, 6-8:00 pm
Begins: March 10, 2020
with Shawn Wells
This class teaches professional welding skills and technology for those wishing to enter the welding profession or a technical college program. Hobbyists welcomed. No previous welding experience is required. Each class includes approximately 30 minutes of theory and safety training and 2 hours of hands-on welding. Safety glasses, welding gloves, and leather boots required. Book and supply fees are due at registration. If book returned in good condition, rental fee will be reimbursed.
Instructor: Shawn Wells
10 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm
Begins: March 18, 2020
Book rental fee $50, Lab fee $50
Total due at registration: $249
CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus
with Nancy Frost
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:
March 19, 21, 26, 28, 2020
April 2, 4, 9, 11, 18, 2020
Saturdays 8:30 am-3 pm
Thursdays 5:45 pm-9 pm
Driving time arranged individually.
Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield