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in High School Completion

College and Career Advising

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 5, 2023

College and Career Advising

Are you thinking about making a change in your job or career? Are you considering going back to school for further training and education, but aren’t sure where to go? RSU 13 Adult Education can help! Our college and career advisor can meet with you to complete career assessments, research options that fit your needs and make a plan to reach your goal. If you are considering college and training programs, our instructors can help you improve your English and Math scores on the tests needed to gain admission. We can help you apply for financial aid and scholarships, and assist you with the transition into your program. Call today for a free appointment! 207-594-9764

High School Completion for Returning Students

Free

with RSU 13 Staff

Calendar Current session started Sep 5, 2023

Welcome back to our returning students! Starting this year, we have a new system for enrolling and re-enrolling students.

RETURNING STUDENTS WHO ATTENDED LAST SCHOOL YEAR: If you had academic attendance in the last school year (July 1, 2022 – August 18, 2023) then start by registering for this class. You’ll be contacted by a staff advisor or teacher who will schedule an appointment to help you re-enroll. We’ll work with you to update your goals, paperwork and contact information so that you can get back to work in the Learning Center. A member of RSU 13 Adult & Community Education staff will be in touch (after August 28) to schedule an advising re-enrollment appointment with you.

In addition, returning students need to take a CASAS assessment exam (unless you have attended class in the past 90 days). If you know for certain you had academic attendance last school year and would like to get a head start then you can schedule your CASAS exam by contacting Rebecca at rspitz@rsu13.org. These Proctored Exam Sessions are offered regularly by our Program Assistant in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab. Feel free to reach out to Rebecca with questions rspitz@rsu13.org

RETURNING STUDENTS WHO DID NOT ATTEND LAST SCHOOL YEAR: If you have been a student in the past, but do not have academic attendance from last school year (July 1, 2022 – August 18, 2023) then you will be considered a new student in our enrollment process. Please register for High School Completion Information & Enrollment (START HERE)! You will need to attend just one of the session dates listed.

High School Completion Information & Enrollment (START HERE)

Free

with Rob Verbsky

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 29, 2023 at 4:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Dec 21, 2023

This class is the first step to register for our high school completion program. Find out if HiSET(formerely GED) is a good fit for you, or is an adult education diploma a better option?  

Come meet with our staff, learn what can be accomplished at RSU13 Adult & Community Education, and complete the registration paperwork needed to begin a learning program.

*Note that students choose just one of the session dates listed below to register.*

At the end of the Info & Enrollment Session, students will receive a link to register for the Foundations Course (required) to begin their academic program. Students may choose take schedule free HiSET practice tests (optional). Practice tests take approximately 45 minutes to complete and will be scheduled separatley. 

Registration requested, but not required to attend an Info & Enrollment Session in-person.

Registration is required for virtual attendance so we can send you a secure meeting link. Complete the registration for the student attending the class. 

High School Biology with Lab (Remote)

Free

with TBD

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2024

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 some time, this course is recommended to prep you for rigorous college science classes. Students who successfully complete the 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.

Biology with Lab is a fully remote course available online. No textbook or materials are required.

9-Week Course, Approximately 6 Hours of Course Time Per Week

 

One face-to-face video conference review session with the instructor will be offered each week. (Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm) It is strongly suggested that students attend this weekly class time; however, if schedule does not permit then individual video conference meetings may be arranged with the instructor throughout the course.

As with all Adult Education courses, advising and technology support is offered by our staff. This support may include: assistance with obtaining a program-loaned laptop; using Teams, Schoology and other online learning platforms; time management and study skill; financial aid and scholarship awareness; and college and career exploration.





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