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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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.

 

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Chemistry with Lab

with Marti Dayton

Feb
9

February 9th to June 1st, 2023

Free More Info

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 matter, how matter is categorized, how matter interacts, the Atomic Theory throughout history, the signs and causes of chemical reactions, and the properties and structure of matter. 

Furthermore, this course will allow students to improve upon their problem-solving skills and gain a true and deeper understanding of why they are seeing what they are seeing and just how much chemistry is used in everyday life.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs).  This is a live online course.

No class 02/23/23 or 04/20/23.  Makeup class, if needed, 06/08/23.

Please call 664.7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to schedule a phone or in-person meeting with one of our advisors to enroll you in the program and schedule necessary assessments to ensure a smooth transition for your path to college!

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Math for Life and Work

with Vanessa Richards

Free More Info

If you don't use it, you lose it!  This is most notably true about math. Most of us read and write almost every day, but how many of us calculate percentages regularly enough to make it stick in our brains? 

Work with our math teacher to change your perspective on math, get rid of your negative feelings and anxiety, and get tutoring targeting your specific needs and goals. You can use technology and other learning resources to practice the skills you learn directly from your teacher and other learning resources.  You will learn how to study on your own and start habits to make you confident and successful in math and other subjects.  Learn free online tools and how to apply math in real life situations.  Vanessa Richards has 20 years of experience teaching all levels of math, and has been dubbed the “Math Therapist.”  

You will master concepts and computations in whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions, negative and positive numbers, powers and roots, order of operations, applying basic formulas, and/or intro statistics, algebra...all skills to help you reach your goals.  This is an in-person class with ongoing enrollment.

If you're interested in learning more about this offering, register here and we will call you to schedule a phone or in-person meeting with one of our advisors.

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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College Prep English

with Emily Nash

Feb
27

February 27th to May 8th, 2023

Free More Info

College Prep English helps you improve your reading, writing, proofreading, editing, and revising skills  to prepare for college entrance exams and the general expectations of college English. You will learn the basics of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, paragraph development, and will eventually write effective essays with clear ideas, smooth transitions, and logical support.  You will practice planning, research, prewriting, and organizing your writing.  Additionally, you’ll learn to write different types of essays, to properly format them, and to cite sources. Learning to proofread for punctuation, usage, content, and support will be emphasized. This course is an in-person class with weekly assignments that will utilize 21st century learning environments, so comfort with digital and online navigation is a requirement.  This is an in-person class with ongoing enrollment.

No class 04/17/23.  Makeup class, if needed, 05/15/23.

Please call 664.7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to schedule a phone or in-person meeting with one of our advisors to enroll you in the program and schedule necessary assessments to ensure a smooth transition for your path to college! 

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Google: Gmail 101

with Vanessa Richards

Feb
28

February 28th, 2023

$10 More Info

This workshop is for someone who already has a Gmail account, but may not know how to access it on the website so other Google suites can be used.  This workshop will introduce you to composing and replying to emails, adding and downloading attachments, inserting links, using labels to organize emails, managing settings, saving contacts, and more as time permits. This is an in-person class. 

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.