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Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education



Our Classes

Building a Collaborative Environment at Work and at Home

$30

with Mariah Klapatch

Calendar Next session starts Nov 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is for leaders, parents, partners, co-workers and friends. Every relationship and environment has a culture and a way of functioning. This course focuses on how to positively influence your surroundings using collaborative skills that are applicable to nearly every environment, from communication skills to increasing self-awareness, and the opportunity to practice. Registration $30. 3 wks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 11/26 CHRHS Rm 210 Mariah Klapatch is an independent writer and producer as well as an organizational development specialist. Her focus is on collaboration and progressive organizational styles.

English as a Second Language

Free

with Nancy Nickerson

Calendar Next session starts Sep 17, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 43 weeks

Five Town CSD Adult Education welcomes all foreign-born people. Are you interested in improving your English skills in order to get a driver's license? Get a job? Communicate with your child's school? Let us work with you to help you meet your goals. Tutoring services are available. Please call our office to inquire. Available Monday through Friday, following the school calendar. Adult Learning Center 7 Lions Ln, Camden

Nancy Nickerson has her Bachelor of Science and master’s degree in teaching.  She has been working in education for over 20 years, ranging from classrooms of elementary school students to college.  Nancy has mentored student teachers from Thomas College, written curriculum in Language Arts and Math, and is an author of a children’s book. As an employment and community service specialist for FEDCAP she evaluated participants’ vocational and educational needs and participated in many community outreach committees. Nancy is excited to share her enthusiasm for learning with the adult learners in the community. 

Felted Woodland Creatures 11.27.18

$20

with Anne Goodale

Calendar Next session starts Nov 27, 2018 at 6 pm

This class will help you get started making felted animals by learning the basics of a very simple needle felting method of sculpting with natural wools. You will be amazed at how easy it is to create lifelike miniatures of your favorite woodland creatures. Each participant will receive a kit of supplies for 2-3 animals. No previous felting experience is needed. Registration $20, plus $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Tues 11/27 CHRHS Rm 211 Anne Goodale is a longtime midcoast artist, who enjoys inspiring others to explore their creativity while having fun learning new skills.

Genealogy for Beginners

$35

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Next session starts Nov 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn how to gather and organize information in your own family history search. This three-part class will lead participants through the basic process of uncovering and sorting through the wealth of genealogical information available on the internet and from other sources. Registration $35. 3 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 11/26 CHRHS Rm 222 Dorothy Prescott is a member of The General Society of Mayflower Descendants and is familiar with many local lines of descent.

HiSET Preparation 2018-19
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HiSET Preparation 2018-19

Free

with Nancy Nickerson

Calendar Next session starts Sep 4, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 43 weeks

If you are an adult without a high school diploma, the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) program could be your route to improved career prospects, a college education and increased earnings potential. Adult diploma programs are central to the mission and tradition of Maine Adult Education. Get your diploma and be one step closer to achieving your life's goals! Our daytime learning center is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Wednesday 8:30-11:00 a.m. Begins September 4. Wednesday evenings sessions begin at 5:00-8:00 p.m. September 26 and will be at Camden Hills Regional High School. Adult Learning Center 7 Lions Ln. Camden at the Superintendent's building, also known as the "Bus Barn," behind the middle school in Camden. There is no fee for HiSET training or testing. Please email adult.education@fivetowns.net for more information.

Nancy Nickerson has her Bachelor of Science and master’s degree in teaching.  She has been working in education for over 20 years, ranging from classrooms of elementary school students to college.  Nancy has mentored student teachers from Thomas College, written curriculum in Language Arts and Math, and is an author of a children’s book. As an employment and community service specialist for FEDCAP she evaluated participants’ vocational and educational needs and participated in many community outreach committees. Nancy is excited to share her enthusiasm for learning with the adult learners in the community.

Jewelry - Bangle Bracelets for Beginners 12.10.18

$20

with Karyl Brown

Calendar Next session starts Dec 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Learn to make stacked sterling silver bangle bracelets. Hone your skills at measuring, cutting, filing, stamping and soldering your pieces. You will complete your classes with two polished and professional looking bangles. Registration $20, plus materials fee of $40, payable to the instructor at class. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Mon 12/10 CHRHS 2D Art Karyl Brown is a silversmith and illustrator who evolved from beading and cold connected jewelry into metal working after taking a similar soldering class which vanquished her fear of fire and of soldering and opened up a new creative world.

Full Course

Jewelry - Bangle Bracelets for Beginners 12.17.18

$20

with Karyl Brown

Calendar Next session starts Dec 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Learn to make stacked sterling silver bangle bracelets. Hone your skills at measuring, cutting, filing, stamping and soldering your pieces. You will complete your classes with two polished and professional looking bangles. Registration $20, plus materials fee of $40, payable to the instructor at class. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Mon 12/17 CHRHS 2D Art Karyl Brown is a silversmith and illustrator who evolved from beading and cold connected jewelry into metal working after taking a similar soldering class which vanquished her fear of fire and of soldering and opened up a new creative world.

Full Course

Jewelry - Bangle Bracelets for Beginners 12.19.18

$20

with Karyl Brown

Calendar Next session starts Dec 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Learn to make stacked sterling silver bangle bracelets. Hone your skills at measuring, cutting, filing, stamping and soldering your pieces. You will complete your classes with two polished and professional looking bangles. Registration $20, plus materials fee of $40, payable to the instructor at class. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Wed 12/19 CHRHS 2D Art Karyl Brown is a silversmith and illustrator who evolved from beading and cold connected jewelry into metal working after taking a similar soldering class which vanquished her fear of fire and of soldering and opened up a new creative world.





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