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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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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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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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.

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Microsoft Excel Intermediate

with Val Landry

Feb
9

February 9th to 16th, 2023

$59 More Info

During this session, you will learn how to navigate multiple worksheets, save your workbook, create formulas, use functions, change the layout of your worksheet, and how to create practical worksheets. This is live online class using ZOOM. 

Some examples of using Microsoft Excel as a Practical Tool:

  • 1040 Income Tax – Maintain tax information that is very useful when preparing your annual tax return. 
  • Grocery Shopping List – Quickly create a weekly grocery shopping list. What a time saver! 
  • Contractor Estimate Calculator - Great tool for any contractor who has to provide estimates for customers. 
  • Household Budget – Create a monthly budget of your household expenditures. 

A lifelong business educator and academic advisor focused on helping enrich and enhance student’s educational and life purposes. Experienced in college management and as an adult educator, having taught at the Mid-State College and Kennebec Valley Community College. My teaching experiencecovers over 45 years in areas of computer applications, accounting, and quickbooks training workshops.