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Adult Learning Center
with Five Town Adult Ed Staff
The Learning Center is open to all adults in need of academic instruction and guidance. Hours vary by day, and we will try to meet you on your schedule. Our staff provides individualized instruction in the areas of:
- High School Equivalency
- HiSET Prep
- Accuplacer Prep
- Math and ELA instruction to prepare you for college-level coursework
- Workforce credential or certification tutoring and prep
- General English and math tutoring
- College and Career advising
All services at the Learning Center are FREE of charge. If you or anyone you know could use any of these services, please contact us.
Maine College and Career Access Services
with Five Town Adult Ed Staff
(formerly College Transitions)
- Want to go to college?
- Want to change careers?
- Looking to earn a certificate for a new career?
- Need to brush up on your math and English skills?
- Need to pass the Accuplacer tests?
- Simply need help deciding where and how to advance?
The Maine College and Career Access Services grant provides comprehensive education and advising services to adults seeking education and training that leads to a post-high school credential of value. Formerly the College Transitions grant program, services under MCCAS have been expanded. Let us help you find your way to a new career.
1:1 tutoring services are available during all times the Adult Learning Center is open. Register online and we'll call you, or call our office for more details.
with Lora Levenseler
The Math Lab is designed to help students working in any area of math, from the basics to algebra and geometry. Whether you are pursuing a diploma, HiSET, or need math for transition to college or certificate training, the instructor will work with students at their own levels and their own pace, either individually or in small groups.
No class during school breaks.
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant
Through a collaboration with Windward Gardens in Camden and Harbor Hill in Belfast, both owned and operated by Genesis Healthcare Corporation, you can earn while you learn.
This comprehensive face-to-face eight-week training program meets all requirements of the Maine State Board of Nursing and will have you secured into a position upon completion.
Students without a high school diploma, or those who have been out of school for a while, are encouraged to apply. Academic training and support will be provided.
Student Tuition: FREE for accepted applicants
Next Anticipated Program Start Date: October 30, 2019
(future start dates available as well)
Days/Time: Full day classes, 3 days per week, eight weeks
To apply for the training program:
- Apply online for a Unit Assistant position, at the desired location @ Genesiscareers.jobs.
To complete the entrance exam and for additional information:
- Call our Adult Education office (207)236-7800, option 5
Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
with Dorothy Prescott
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
with Andrew Eckman
The Bloodborne Pathogens Training course teaches participants how to protect themselves and others from exposure to bloodborne pathogens on the job and what to do if an exposure occurs. The course content and activities will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about preventing bloodborne pathogen disease transmission. The course addresses: What bloodborne pathogens are, how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing good personal hygiene and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies, and how to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Microsoft Excel 2016 - Basics
with Dorothy Prescott
Widely used in office settings, knowledge of Excel 2016 will enhance employment possibilities. This course teaches the basic setup and use of spreadsheets to new users, or can be taken by Excel users wishing to refresh their skills. Included are editing and formatting of cells and the use of basic formulas.
Group Fitness & Personal Training with AFAA/NASM Certifications
with Academy of Medical Professions
Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams.
$1500 each, or $3000 for both certifications.
10 weeks each, with open enrollment.
Call AMP at 207-721-0714 or our Adult Education office for more information.