Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is closed Monday, January 23, 2023 due to inclement weather. Classes, appointments and tutoring sessions are cancelled. If you have any questions leave a message at 207.664.7110 and we will return your call.
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If you have ever wanted to earn a certification to document your technology skills and knowledge, there is no time like the present.  IC3 (Internet Core Competency Certification) Digital Literacy Certification is a global benchmark for basic computer literacy, including operating systems, hardware, software, and networks. The IC3 certifications tests concepts and skills that apply to almost any school or career pathway.  This course prepares you for the IC3 Certification exam using LearnKey curriculum and the support of a veteran adult education instructor.  The class will be designed based on student needs.

This program is offered by appointment, live online using ZOOM or in-person.  Register here and we'll give you a call to set up an appointment with a student advisor, or give us a call at 207.664.7110.  Ongoing enrollment. 

Vanessa loves working with adult learners. She is really easy to be around and makes people extremely comfortable; she even makes learning math and computers fun! She is committed to helping adults discover their strengths, build their confidence, and realize they can accomplish their goals. In her free time, she loves to travel and explore the outdoors. Vanessa teaches math, science, technology, and provides college and career advising.

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Ellsworth School Department Substitute Training (Mar)

with Annie Sargent

Mar
8

March 8th, 2023

Free More Info

ESD is looking for substitutes in all departments-teachers, ed techs, secretaries, bus drivers, custodians.  Effective substitutes need to know how to access policies and procedures, facilities.  This workshop provides addressing these topics as well as the application process.  In addition tools and tips for classroom management and instructional practices for substitute teachers, it will be followed up by a meeting with school administrators at relevant schools. This is an in-person workshop.

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AMP Dental Assistant (Jun)

with Academy of Medical Professions

Jun
19

June 19th to July 24th, 2023

$2,900 More Info

Dental Assisting Certification is one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you with the skills you need to work in this field and to pass a national certificate exam. This program is taught by a dentist and includes an opportunity for internships.  The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program. Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge based on competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans are available. The classroom hours are live online with one in-person lab day in a dental office based on student's location and availability. This course is also available asynchronosly online and you can start anytime. 

Please feel free to download this information sheet about the  Academy of Medical Professions Medical Dental Assistant Program, stop by our center in Ellsworth to pick one up, or request that one be mailed to you.  It will answer many questions you might have.  Don't hesitate to reach out to the Academy of Medical Professions directly after reviewing the information package linked above.  Please go to their website for their phone number and to explore all their course offerings. 

Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is here to ensure your readiness and success by providing logistical, academic, and social emotional support during this online and in-person experience. We will help you through the enrollment process, provide local support during the course and offer the certification exam locally. Our services are available at no cost to you.  If you'd like to schedule an individual appointment with one of our career advisors to learn more, please call 207.664.7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to schedule a phone, zoom or in-person appointment.

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Ellsworth School Department Substitute Training (Feb)

with Annie Sargent

Feb
8

February 8th, 2023

Free More Info

ESD is looking for substitutes in all departments-teachers, ed techs, secretaries, bus drivers, custodians.  Effective substitutes need to know how to access policies and procedures, facilities.  This workshop provides addressing these topics as well as the application process.  In addition tools and tips for classroom management and instructional practices for substitute teachers, it will be followed up by a meeting with school administrators at relevant schools.  This is an in-person workshop.

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Computer Cafe (Daytime Class)

with Vanessa Richards

Jan
30

January 30th to April 13th, 2023

$65 More Info

This class is a computer lab designed to offer a space for people to access computer support from an experienced teacher, compassionate volunteers and fellow participants. You will be given instruction, as well as support, in accessing information for learning new skills on your own. This is an open enrollment lab and you purchase a punch card for 6 sessions. Punch cards can be renewed. Students enrolled in our academic programs receive a fee waiver for this lab. BYOC (bring your own coffee)!

When you register for this class, you’ll receive a follow-up contact from our advisor to access your skills, goals, and interests.  This is an in-person lab; ongoing enrollment. 

 

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Google Docs: Basics

with Vanessa Richards

Apr
4

April 4th to 11th, 2023

$20 More Info

Google docs is an invaluable and easy to use online tool similar to Microsoft Word. It's free, accessible from all devices and is super easy to share. Learn how to create documents, master useful formatting functions, share documents with others, and more as time permits. This workshop will introduce you to these features and share resources for futher learning.  This is an in-person class. 

Makeup class, if needed, 04/25/23.

You’ll need a Gmail account for this workshop, and will need to know your account username and password.  It’s ideal if you access your Gmail on the web vs. a computer-based program.  If you’re not sure what this means, please contact us and we’ll be glad to assist you!  Google applications are free and are a practical way to learn programs without invessting in software.

Vanessa loves working with adult learners. She is really easy to be around and makes people extremely comfortable; she even makes learning math and computers fun! She is committed to helping adults discover their strengths, build their confidence, and realize they can accomplish their goals. In her free time, she loves to travel and explore the outdoors. Vanessa teaches math, science, technology, and provides college and career advising.