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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Quickbooks: Desktop Version

with Val Landry

Feb
28

February 28th to March 14th, 2023

$59 More Info

During the three sessions, you will learn how to create a new company, set up preferences, explore and customize the dashboard, record transactions, customize lists, create recurring transactions, prepare estimates and reports, and create/edit lists.

This course is for people who either have access to QuickBooks Desktop. There is also an option to rent it for $30 a month.  For more information contact Ellsworth Adult & Community Education at 207.664.7110. This is a live online class using ZOOM.

Val is a lifelong business educator and academic advisor focused on helping enrich and enhance students' educational and life purposes. He is experienced in college management and, as an adult educator having taught at the Mid-State College and Kennebec Valley Community College. His teaching experience covers over 45 years in the areas of computer applications, accounting, and Quickbooks training workshops.

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Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat @ The Willows York Beach

with Chris Toy

Apr
17

April 17th to 20th, 2023

$495 More Info

Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. 

Retreat to The Willows, a beautiful Victorian home with architecture that echoes the rich tradition and elegance of the 1800s. For the painters, York Beach is just a short stroll to breathtaking views of the sand, surf, and rocks.There is a spacious dining room and gracious living room with comfortable seating for all participants to relax, socialize and make new friends. All meals are included in the workshop fee as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops. Day students are welcome. For special weekend accommodations call Chris at 207-653-3163 or email him at christoy.net@gmail.comThis is an in-person retreat.

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants: 

“I learned so much that Chris taught me, and the recipes were attainable.”  “We became extended family.”

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

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Maine Driving Dynamics (Mar) Under 65 years old

with Donald Saunders

Mar
28

March 28th to 30th, 2023

$40 More Info

This section is for students under 65 years of age; if you are 65+ years of age, please register for the other section of this class to receive the discount (same time and dates). 

A Bureau of Highway Safety course aimed at improving a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways.

The course format engages participants with a mixture of lectures, videos, and class discussion and participation.  Upon completion, students will receive a three-point credit on their driving record.  Some insurance companies give discounts after completing this course, so check with your company for details.  This is an in-person class; students should bring their driver's license to class.

Class meets on Tuesday and Thursday.  Makeup class, if needed, Tuesday 04/04/23.

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Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of six popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. 

Escape to a 19th Century coastal country inn, The Old River House, with an intimate group of artists and cooks! All meals are included in the workshop fee as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops. Day students are welcome. The registration fee includes the workshop and all meals. For special weekend accommodations at the Old River House call Chris at 207-653-3163 or email him at christoy.net@gmail.com. This is an in-person retreat

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants:

“Chris made the recipes fun and accessible.” “We became extended family.”

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

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Living the Dream-An Interactive Guided Journaling Course (Mar)

with Anne Sirois

Mar
13

March 13th, 2023

$39 More Info

In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn to recognize your real dreams and finish them; trust and rely on your intuitive voice; get actionable and detailed views of your life so you can make the best decisions; raise the you in your spirit up higher than you ever thought possible, achieve life satisfaction; and distill information down to knowledge you need to streamline your efforts. This is a live on-line class using ZOOM.

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Pre-Algebra

with Vanessa Richards

Free More Info

In Pre-Algebra, you will learn about and explore topics including integers, order of operations, algebraic expressions, one and two-step equations, proportions, percents, probability, geometry, and linear equations.  

Veteran math instructor Vanessa is sensitive, supportive, respectful and able to assist people with long-term challenges transform their relationship with math.  Vanessa's passion for math is contagious and she finds ways to make math fun and relevant. This is an in-person class.