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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

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

MAINE ADULT EDUCATION COLLEGE TRANSITION STUDENT SUCCESS COURSE
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MAINE ADULT EDUCATION COLLEGE TRANSITION STUDENT SUCCESS COURSE

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is designed to help students prepare for admission to a college program. In this course, students will be introduced to a variety of topics including the college application process, financial aid, time management, goal setting, learning styles, campus resources, catalog policies, critical thinking, study skills, and how to complete a college level research paper. Those who successfully complete this course will obtain 3 college level credits that can be transferred into the University of Maine at Augusta as an elective or Kennebec Valley Community College as 1 college level credit. In addition, those who successfully complete this course may be eligible for scholarship funds to pay for their first course at a college of their choice. Text fee: TBA

NUMBER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE
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NUMBER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE

Free

with Michael Emery

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course will help adult learners prepare for placement testing and success in college level math courses. Course content covers basic arithmetic of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion, integers, and simple geometry. Text fee: TBA

READING AND WRITING FOR COLLEGE
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READING AND WRITING FOR COLLEGE

Free

with Andre Cormier

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is a preparatory class for college-bound students who would like to increase his or her comprehension, vocabulary, and implement good reading practices. Techniques in reading will be modeled and practiced through STAR reading method, educational technology, and other tools as needed to prepare students to pass the college entrance Accuplacer assessment. This course will includes conventions of standard English usage with their applications in writing sentences, paragraphs, and simple essays. Writing exercises will introduce students to the rigors and requirements of college writing. Text fee: TBA





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