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Academic and Career Advising


with Steve Vose

Calendar Sep 1, 2019

Can't figure out what your career should be? Not sure exactly what kind of work you'd like to do? We can help you decide. come take an interest inventory and find out what kind of career is right for you and how to get it! If interested, please contact our Director, Steve Vose, at or 685-4923 ext. 1009. 

Location: MCHS 

Registration: Free to diploma, HiSET and College Transition (CT) students

Basic Small Engine Repair


with John Drogosek

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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: September 17, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $79

CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus


with Nancy Frost

Calendar Nov 1, 2019 , runs for 3 weeks

This class prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands-on skills that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hrs of classroom instruction to prepare you for the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one range instruction will prepare you for the road test.

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.

Class fee includes: classroom and behind the wheel instruction, 1 endorsement, state physical exam, delivery of truck for the road exam and all state testing fees. Driving time arranged individually with Instructor.

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $2500

Instructor: Nancy Frost & Catherine Dumais

Dates: Tentative start date  November 2019

Payment plan available: $200 deposit plus 11 payments of $181.81, paid weekly.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) NEW!


with United Training Center

Calendar Oct 14, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Offered by United Training Center-Maine State Approved EMT Course which prepares students for entry level position on an ambulance. This course utilizes an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course utilizes an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require a majority of your course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT. A minimum of 20 clinical hours are required. All students will be required to provide immunization documentation and submit to a criminal background check. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT exam. For more information or to register please visit or call 207-782-8414.

Course Dates: October 14, 2019 – February 3, 2020, Mondays 5p-9p

Course Location: Professional Development Building, 75 North Road, Readfield

Fee: $995.00 (Includes: Textbook, Online Platforms, Background Check, Clinical Polo, Practical Testing Fees if done through United Training Center).

Lock Boxes: Unlocking the Code to Success NEW!


with LeRae Kinney

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Teachers: CEU Credits are Available!

This 3-hour workshop will include what a Lock Box is, how it engages learners of all ages and how it is a fun way to boost any curriculum. It will also include how to begin creating lock box activities for your students while making meaningful connections to your curriculum. Participation is required by those in attendance, and all will receive a complete lock box game, 10+ examples of puzzles, and a map of step-by-step instructions for creating your own classroom Lock Box. A variety of locks will be given out as door prizes.

Instructors: LeRae Kinney & Christa Galipeau

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time: 3:30-6:30 pm

Location: MCHS Registration: $49

Welding Basics


with Shawn Wells

Calendar Sep 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

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. Book rental fee is refundable if book returned in good condition.

Instructor: Shawn Wells

10 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm

Begins: September 18 , 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $149

Book rental fee $50, Lab fee $60

Total due at registration: $249

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 4 payments of $52.25, paid weekly.

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