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RSU #13 Adult and Community Education



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After-School Art Programs

Free
Calendar Next session starts Oct 9, 2018 at 3 pm
2 additional sessions through Oct 18, 2018

Confirmation letters will be sent home to parents with more information. Our after-school arts programs are offered to a wide age range of students. Please be sure to register only for what class your student is eligible for. There will be a bus to program sites (for those starting right after school) however, there is no bus home. Please have arrangements made for the pick-up of your student. Let the art begin!

 

Art Club - (Grades 4 & 5) with instructor Cindy McGuirl. A variety of art topics using different techniques are offered throughout the year. Students get a brief lesson on how to use the new materials and then create their own, unique projects. Some topics are: Duct Tape Sculpture, Bookbinding and a Halloween mural. The class is flexible in topics. SCHEDULE: Begining October 9 - October 31 (BREAK FOR 3 WEEKS) starting again November 27 - December 19. Meets at Thomaston Grammer School. Tuesdays and Wednesdays you may sign up for one or both days. After school until 5:30. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

 

Arts with Heart - (Grades 6 - 8) with instructor Alexis Iammarion. MURAL ARTS in the heart of Rockland! Think big, design big and lend your talents to a cause! This year-long painting workshop focuses on collaborative mural work and creating one-of-a-kind beautification on pieces for local organizations like our animal shelter, hospitals, schools, libraries and local businesses! SCHEDULE: Beginning October 11. Thursdays. Meets at Flanagan Community Building, YMCA. After school until 4:30. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

 

Illustration and Graphic Novel Intensive - (Grades 9-12) with instructor Alexis Iammarino. This high school drawing intensive gives time, space and instruction to young artists interested in developing their drawing, narrative and character development skills. Artists in this workshop will each work on their own comic book or graphic novel, learn how to be a peer mentor and to work as a creative collectively to assist one another in becoming confident and independently driven artists! SCHEDULE: Beginning October 18. Thursdays. Meets at Flanagan Community Building, YMCA. 5:00-7:30pm. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

 

Arts @ Work - (Grades 9 - 12, Mentorship Program) with instructor Alexis Iammarino. This year-long program introduces local high school students to professional practice in the arts and provides young artists an opportunity to express themselves through art in a positive environment while creating collaboratively and gaining experience in making public art to enhance their community. Designed specifically for high school students, this program aims to deepen artistic learning, enhance student portfolios, and introduce the skills and practices of community, studio arts, and arts administration. Students in this program develop an independent project that is at the core of their studio work and mentors and professionals in that field or medium(s) are matched based on project goals and interests. Entering into year two, RASA's/Arts @ Work program continues to partner with host site, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s ArtLab as a base for experiential and contemporary work in the arts. SCHEDULE: Beginning October 12. Fridays. Meets at CMCA, 21 Winter Street: After school - 4:30. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

Business Ethics

$75

with Cathy VanDyke

Students will explore acceptable practices, workplace conduct, ethical decision making, use of social media, and individual and organizational ethical behavior. Guided independent study course online. Call to express interest. Fee: $75.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Computer Training for Small Business

$50

with Cathy VanDyke

Your business is unique, so are your training needs. Our staff consultant works with you to assess your needs and to customize computer-based or business training for you and/or your staff. Workshops are offered at the McLain School computer lab classroom in all topics covered in our array of computer, business and workforce courses. From Business Ethics and Customer Service to Cloud Computing and managing company Excel spreadsheets, we will work to design and deliver training for your own unique business needs. One-On-One Training & Consulting, $45/hour plus planning time Small Group Training (up to 8 participants), $50/hour plus planning time. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact Cathy VanDyke at cvandyke@rsu13.org or call 594-9764.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Computer Tutoring & Consultation

$45

with Cathy VanDyke

Private Tutoring & Consultation. Need assistance learning to use your computer? Work at your own pace with the instructor to get the individual help you need. Topics are limited to those covered in our array of courses. Bring your laptop or use a desktop provided in the McLain School Computer Lab. $45/hour by appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 594-9764.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Computers - Advanced Beginner

$50

with Cathy VanDyke

Calendar Next session starts Oct 24, 2018 at 10:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

Learn the next steps working with files and folders, save/save as, email attachments, uploading/downloading, working with remote storage and flash drives, pictures, drag and drop, word processing and more.

No discounts for this course.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Customer Service

$75

with Cathy VanDyke

Review the skills needed to increase customer service effectiveness and decrease stress in the workplace. Learn customer contact and management skills, internal and external customer satisfaction, and conflict resolution. Guided independent study course online. Call to express interest. Fee: $75.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Digital Workplace

$25

with Cathy VanDyke

Calendar Next session starts Nov 14, 2018 at 10:30 am
3 additional sessions through Dec 12, 2018

If you are comfortable with Microsoft Word, then you are ready to develop other skills to improve your productivity. Use Microsoft Outlook calendar for scheduling, Publisher for your desk top publishing needs, PowerPoint for presentations. Plus explore cloud computing using Google's platform. Sign up for one, two, or all these sessions.

No discounts for this course.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

English Language Learning for Adults

Free

with Elizabeth Dilalla

Calendar Next session starts Jul 3, 2018 at 4 pm

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.

 





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