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Augusta Adult and Community Education



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ABE CAREER ADVISING
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ABE CAREER ADVISING

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

This course will prepare ABE student for the workplace. it covers interest inventories, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. Interviewing skills and how to fill out job applications on paper and online will be covered. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job. Text Fee: TBA

ABE MATH
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ABE MATH

Free

with Wynne Winchell

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 15 weeks
Many adults have not developed their basic math skills. This class offers the opportunity to learn in a small, comfortable, and encouraging classroom setting.
ABE READING
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ABE READING

Free

with Wynne Winchell

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 15 weeks

Many adults have not developed their basic reading skills. This class offers the opportunity to learn in a small, comfortable, and encouraging classroom setting.

ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as developmentof appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school. Text fee: TBA

ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as developmentof appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school. Text fee: TBA

AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE 3

$10
Calendar Oct 4, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Offered by the Kennebec River Sail and Power Squadron, this 8 week course covers Boat Handling, Trailering, Aids to Navigation, Marine Radio Usage, Navigation Rules, Personal Watercraft Operation and Dealing with Adverse Conditions and Emergencies. Also included are Knots and Lines, Anchoring, the use of Marine Charts, Piloting and Determining Position. Fee of $55 includes book and materials and is to be paid to the instructor the first night of class.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE FOR BEGINNERS
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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE FOR BEGINNERS

$75

with Rachel Files

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Come join in the fun and learn a language that's hands on. ASL will start with learning the manual alphabet, finger spelling, grammar, both visual and expressive communication vocabulary (in a group setting), and group activities. The activities will help you learn new skills, review, and practice what you have learned in class. A certificate will be given to those who complete the class. Text fee: TBA

BEACON HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING
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BEACON HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Free

with Kelly Herlihy

Calendar Sep 14, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Did you know over 50% of nursing home residents do not receive visitors? Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy, and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient's demise, it is about their LIVING!

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