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RSU #13 Adult and Community Education



Our Classes

English Language Learning for Beginners

Free

with Elizabeth DiLalla

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021 at 3:30 pm

English Beginner class designed for English Language Learners at the beginning level, with a focus on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and life skills.  Students will have the opportunity to practice listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in this class. 

 

VIRTUAL English Language Learning Conversation Class

Free

with Elizabeth DiLalla

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021 at 4 pm

"Note: these classes are now accessible via Zoom.  We'll send you the link once you have registered here.  We are available at 594-9764 to answer your call with any questions.  Be well!"

English Language Learning (ELL) for Adults is to help students working towards improving their skills in English language basics through practicing speaking, listening, reading and writing.

 

VIRTUAL English Language Learning Citizenship Preparation Class
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VIRTUAL English Language Learning Citizenship Preparation Class

Free

with Elizabeth DiLalla

This class is held over Zoom.

This class is designed for someone who is looking to prepare for the United States Citizenship Test. 

Practice for your Citizenship interview, review your N-400 form, and study American government and civics in our 8 week Citizenship Prep class.

All are welcome!

Chemistry with Lab

Free

with Sean Pfahler

Calendar Next session starts Jun 28, 2021

For any and all students who are prepping for Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technology or other competitive majors, this is an excellent opportunity to meet the admissions "Chemistry with lab" prerequisite. If you have been away from science courses for a while, this course is recommended to prep you for rigorous college science classes. Students who successfully complete this class will earn 1 high school credit. It will be offered entirely online, with required weekly review sessions conducted via Zoom. This course is provided at no cost to students through the Maine College and Career Access Services grant and RSU13 Adult & Community Education.

Schedule: June 28 - August 20, 2021

Two Zoom review sessions will be offered each week, one during the day and one in the evening. Students are required to attend one per week. The instructor will also be available to meet with students individually if these times are not possible due to work or family commitments.

This class is available for students enrolled in an Adult Education high school completion program, or post-secondary students who are enrolled or plan to enroll in a college or career training program within 18 months. At this time, it is not intended as a credit recovery program for currently enrolled high school students in the K-12 system.

Full Course

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services

Our communities are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.

Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s children with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental health disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

We are excited to connect our communities with Woodfords Family Services for this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

  • You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions. 
  • Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. 
  • The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.
  • Assistance with job placement is provided to anyone who completes the program.
  • Assistance with technology may be available.

Prerequisites:

  • A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of education is required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course.
  • An administration fee of $25 is required at registration.
  • A reading comprehension assessment is required prior to completing the application, administered through your local Maine Adult Education program. This requirement may be waived by showing successful completion of a college-level English course.
Biology with Lab (Self-Paced)
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Biology with Lab (Self-Paced)

Free
For any and all students who are preparing for admissions review for competitive majors, this is an excellent opportunity to meet the admissions "Biology with lab" prerequisite. If you have been away from science courses for a while, this course is recommended to prep you for rigorous college science classes. Students who successfully complete this class will earn 1 high school credit.* This course is provided at no cost to students through the Maine College and Career Access Services grant and RSU13 Adult & Community Education.

This is a fully remote, asynchronous, self-paced course available online. The course will be available beginning March 1, 2021. Registration will remain open through April 9, 2021. Once a student is registered they will have an 8-10 week window to complete the (approximately 45-hour) course.

In addition to the online coursework and regular email contact with the instructor, there will be bi-weekly office hours available with the instructor live via Zoom. Advising support, including assistance with time management, study skills and college and career exploration are offered as part of the course through our academic advisor on staff.

*This course also meets the adult education high school diploma completion requirement.





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