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Registered Maine Guide Training Information Night

Free

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Jan 3, 2023 at 7 pm

Are you interested in learning more about how to become a Registered Maine Guide? Don't know the process? Trying to decide how to train to take your tests? Want to know the rules about guiding?  Take this one hour interactive free class. Get your answers and create your future! Alice is offering the full 10-week course beginning January 24, in this info night you will learn more about everything the course covers.

Registered Maine Guide Training
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Registered Maine Guide Training

$500

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Jan 24, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Train to become a working Registered Maine Guide not just a test taker. Learn the skills that guides use daily including: map & compass, coastal navigation, shelter building, separated client searches, cooking, canoeing, snowshoeing, SUP’ng, plus specialty skills for sea kayaking, fishing, and hunting future guides. This hybrid program includes Zoom, all day workshops, and homework assignments. Course will not include the following also needed to become a Registered Maine Guide: $55 fingerprint background check, First Aid and CPR certificate, and $100/specialty IF&W test application fee. Students need access to a computer/tablet with audio and video capabilities and a printer, and will also need to have a 2 degree baseplate compass. No class on 2/14 or 2/21.

Adult Learning Center

Free

with Five Town Adult Ed Staff

Unsure of where to start? Call us.

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
  • General reading, writing, and math tutoring for anyone pursuing college or career education
  • Workforce credential or certification tutoring and prep
  • College and Career advising

All services through the Learning Center are FREE of charge. If you or anyone you know could use any of these services, please contact us.

Instructional Hours

Due to restrictions, please do not drop in unannounced to the Learning Center. Call us to schedule your first appointment.

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship

Free

with David Allen Clark

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 blended five-week training program meets all requirements of the Maine State Board of Nursing and will have you secured into a position before starting.

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 is provided.

Student Tuition: FREE for accepted applicants

Days/Time: Full day classes, 5 days per week, five weeks

Portions of this course are completed by remote lectures. Access to a computer with camera and microphone plus internet is required.

To complete the entrance exam and for additional information: Call the Adult Education office (207)236-7800, option 5

ESL - ESOL

Free

with Rebecca Albright

Five Town CSD Adult Education welcomes all foreign-born people. Are you interested in improving your English skills? Learning English can help you:

  • Obtain a driver’s license
  • Communicate with your child’s school
  • Get a first job
  • Improve your living situation
  • Expand your job prospects

Let us work with you to help you meet your goals. These are FREE tutoring services. If you or a neighbor need assistance, please call our office or register here to inquire.

HiSET Preparation

Free

with Brenda Hio-Hamdan

HiSet is Maine’s general education development (GED) program. 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 only by appointment due to Covid-19 restrictions, but we have an active tutoring program available via Zoom.  Email us or call our office to get started on your journey to a diploma or beyond!

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HiSET Writing

Free

with Brenda Hio-Hamdan

HiSet is Maine’s general education development (GED) program. In this 6-week Zoom course, you’ll learn how to write an essay for the HiSET Writing Test.   The class will focus on organizing your ideas and providing supporting details in an argumentative essay. Grammar, punctuation, and writing mechanics will also be covered.  There will be opportunities for revising and editing with other students. Learn how to write your best essay!

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Math for Allied Health Careers

Free

with Learning Center Staff

Thinking about entering the healthcare field as a CNA, Medical Assistant, or other health related career pathway? Has it been a while since you’ve taken or used technical math skills? Learn proportions, conversions, reading graphs and charts, and get ready for your next career move. Can be taken prior to or concurrently with certification training. Year long.

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