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ACADEMIC CLASSES

ALL CLASSES LOCATED AT THE KENNEBEC LEARNING CENTER
 
ACADEMIC CLASSES

 

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

FINANCIAL SKILLS
EMERY, MICHAEL
This course is an introduction to the basic skills (balancing a checkbook, maintaining good credit, etc.) you will need to get by in today’s modern financial maze.  We will discover what you need to know about credit and loans, insurance, taxes, how to pay to for college and how to be an informed consumer when making a large purchase.  Do not get stuck in debtor’s prison!
THU/January 26, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Diploma students only, Fee: $15

FOUNDATIONS OF MATH
EMERY, MICHAEL
This class provides instruction in basic math computation. You will review all the basics and development of math skills including fractions, decimals, and percentages, ratio and proportion and an introduction to signed numbers. This course will lay the foundation for the future math courses.
WED/January 25, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Diploma students only, Fee: $15

MULTI-LEVEL MATH
EMERY, MICHAEL
Are you math phobic and struggling to understand the basic skills and concepts of math (whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages)?  Do you struggle with interpreting and solving word problems or do you just need a little help completing a more advanced high school or college level math course (Algebra1 or 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, or even Calculus)?  If so, this class may be for you.
TUE/ January 24, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 Weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Fee to be determined by program

TUE/THU January 24, 2017, 12:30 – 2:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Fee to be determined by program

LITERACY

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELL)

Come join one of our ELL classes to increase language proficiency in any of the following areas:  everyday conversation, pronunciation, grammar, writing, American Culture, Career Advising or math.  The informal classroom setting creates a relaxed environment for learning and socialization.  Call 626-2470 to start the assessment and registration process.

ELL ADVANCED – MON/WED, January 23, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text ELL ADVANCED – TUE, January 24, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL BEGINNER – TUE/WED,  January 24, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL HIGH BEGINNER – TUE/THU, January 24, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL INTERMEDIATE – TUE/THU, January 24, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL INTERMEDIATE – MON/WED, January 23, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL MULTI – LEVEL – MON/WED, January 23, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL CITIZENSHIP AND AMERICAN CULTURE - THU, January 26, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL CAREER ADVISING
CORCORAN, REBECCA
This course will prepare ELL students for the workplace.  It covers work place vocabulary including job titles, actions and descriptions.  We discuss different occupations, what education or skills are required, and work opportunities in the community.  Students have the opportunity to tour local colleges and universities.  Students start recognizing and overcoming barriers to finding education and employment.
WED/January 25, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

WED/March 29, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL MATH
CORMIER, ANDRE
Learn multiple levels of math to prepare you for a traditional high school level math class, or prepare to take the college placement Accuplacer exam.  From numeracy skills to Algebra II, this class supports learners with varying levels of English language ability as they seek to deepen mathematical knowledge and application.  A translator with mathematical credentialing and technology assist students in a self-paced, low teacher – to – student ratio environment.
WED/January 25, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

ELL ROSETTA LAB  
FOSTER, JANICE
This class allows the opportunity for ELL students to increase their language skills with the computer based academic software Rosetta Stone.
MON/January 23, 2017, 2:30 – 5:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $25

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
WINCHELL, WYNNE
Many adults have not developed their basic reading and math skills.  These classes offer the opportunity to learn in a small, comfortable, and encouraging classroom setting.
MATH – TUE/THU, January 24, 2017, 8:30 – 10:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free

READING – TUE/THU/January 24, 2017, 10:00 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free

ABE CAREER ADVISING
CORCORAN, REBECCA
This course will prepare ABE students for the workplace.  It covers interest inventories, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways.  Recognizing and overcoming barriers to the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics.  Interviewing skills and completing job applications on paper and online will be covered.  We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job.
MON/January 23, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

MON/March 27, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: Free + Text

 

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The Augusta Adult Education Program is your ConnectME source for information on how you can use Maine’s expanding high-speed, broadband internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development.  Contact our office and arrange a special presentation on the importance of high speed internet for your civic or social organization.

Marti symbolLook for this symbol.  It identifies courses and workshops where you’ll learn about high-speed internet connectivity.  This community education program is presented in cooperation with the Maine Department of Education and the ConnectMe Authority.  Learn more at www.maine.gov/connectme and check the speed on your internet connection.

 The MARTI project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act  State Broadband Infrastructure Program  Award Number 23-50-M09062

 

 

COMPUTER CLASSES

COMPUTER BASICS
CORMIER, ANDRE
No matter what your age, if you are not quite sure how to navigate or get the most from your computer then this is the class for you.  You will become familiar with basics of using a computer.  The concept of windows will be introduced as well as e-mailing (with attachments) and safe internet searches.
MON/January 23, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 5 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Self-supporting Fee: $55

KEYBOARDING
CORMIER, ANDRE
Learn how to type using Windows XP and Microsoft Word for Windows software.  You will focus on learning the keyboard and basic computer functions and then build speed and accuracy.  Students may develop a resume as part of the class.  Work at your own pace and get the skills needed in today’s computer age.  This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.
TUE/January 24, 2017, 12:30 – 2:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $30 (Residents); $35 (Non-residents)

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
CORMIER, ANDRE
You will be introduced to the basic computer terminology, a computer operating system, and application software.  This course will enable you to work independently on a personal computer with beginning skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.  Typing skill is an advantage but not a requirement for this course.  This course may be used toward the Secretarial Certificate Program.
THU/January 26, 2017, 8:30 – 11:30, 10 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $55 (Residents); $60 (Non-residents)

 There are several ways to register for our Computer Basics enrichment class.  A registration form can be obtained from either our brochure or website link (see below).  Mail your completed form along with your payment to Augusta Adult Education, 33 Union Street, Suite 2, Augusta, ME 04330.  We accept checks, money orders (payable to Augusta Adult Education), and credit/debit cards.  You may also register by phone if using a debit/credit card.  Walk-ins are always welcome.

 www.augusta.maineadulted.org 

 We are located at 33 Union Street, Suite 2 in Augusta.  It is adjacent to Capitol Park in the same building as the Police Department and Housing Authority.  The classes are located on the first floor and are barrier free.  Parking is available in the lot to the left of the building.  

   
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                                                                     33 Union Street, Suite 2
                                                                         Augusta, ME 04330
                                                                        Tel: (207) 626-2470
                                                                        Fax: (207) 626-2529