College Prep

College Prep

ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
CORCORAN, REBECCA
This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school.
MON/September 11, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee: TBA
WED/September 13, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee: TBA

NUMBER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE
EMERY, MICHAEL
This course will help adult learners prepare for placement testing and success in college level math courses.  Course content covers basic arithmetic of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion, integers, and simple geometry.
MON/September 11, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee TBA

READING AND WRITING FOR COLLEGE
CORMIER, ANDRE
This course is a preparatory class for college-bound students who would like to increase his or her comprehension, vocabulary, and implement good reading practices.  Techniques in reading will be modeled and practiced through STAR reading method, educational technology, and other tools as needed to prepare students to pass the college entrance Accuplacer assessment. This course will includes conventions of standard English usage with their applications in writing sentences, paragraphs, and simple essays.  Writing exercises will introduce students to the rigors and requirements of college writing.
TUE/October 3, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee TBA