Start something new to make a difference in your life this year...

Ellsworth Adult Education is pleased to offer responsive, affordable, accessible education and training for adults in Ellsworth, Maine.

Adults can brush up on their foundation skills-reading, writing, English, math, technology; they can earn a high school diploma, prepare for college and work. 

Get assistance in finding a job, transportation, childcare and other resources to ensure a successful future.   

They can also learn something new just for fun, like painting or cooking, or astronomy. 


Learning for Everyone

Make 2019-2020 the year take the step to reach your potential in life!

Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.

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    Mindful Eating Series

    Explore the intersection of mindfulness, eating behaviors and our relationship to food. Learn about the physical, emotional, and environmental factors that can influence food decisions and eating patterns by exploring the seven types of hunger with the goal of increasing our awareness and learning how we can use mindfulness to help us establish a new, […]

  • Jan
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    Human Biology with Lab

    This course presents the major human biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, DNA and genetics, human anatomy and physiology including directional terms and orientation, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting virtual dissections, microscopy, researching, and presenting. Upon successful completion, students will earn one high school credit (a prerequisite for acceptance […]

  • Jan
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    Chemistry with Lab

    This course provides students with an introduction to the major theories and concepts in chemistry. This science will be explored through lectures, lab activities, projects and research. Math skills needed to perform necessary calculations will also be reviewed. By the end of this course, students will have gained a true understanding of the composition of […]

  • Feb
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    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    Ellsworth Adult Education offers a Certified Nursing Assistant course meeting the State requirement of 180 hours (110 hours of classroom/lab and 70 hours of clinical experience) and, if needed, six hours of CPR instruction. Clinicals are held at area healthcare facilities. Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance […]

  • Feb
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    College Prep Algebra

    This course is perfect for adults who need to prepare for success on a college entrance or licensure examination, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, pass the HiSET math test, and/or earn a high school credential in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. […]

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