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Augusta Adult and Community Education

Business & Skills Training

Introduction to iPhone Basics


with BoomerTECH Adventures (BTA)

Calendar Aug 14, 2023

The vast majority of iPhone users rarely access all of the available iPhone features.In this course, learn to use your iPhone to the best possible advantage.

Some critical features covered include Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work);best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; how to use the Control Center; mastering Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; and more.

An additional session will include iOS 15 updates and the unique features of the newest iPhones (iPhone 12 & 13).

AACE is pleased to partner with BoomerTech Adventures to offer fully asynchronous online courses students can complete on their own time and at their own speed.

Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles).

The three instructors provide personalized support for each class via email and /or online chat. The recommended time for each course is one month with 1 to 2 hours of work a week.Tech requirements for each course are a strong internet connection (or access to one) and a computer and/or tablet.

Instructors: Ed Brazee, Jill Spencer, Chris Toy

Behavioral Health Profession Certification Online Training
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Behavioral Health Profession Certification Online Training


with Woodfords Family Services

Calendar Sep 5, 2023

Children's behavioral health services are vital to Maine's children with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental health disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great!

As an integral part of the child's treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

Training Components will be for Home and Community Based, section 65. If you are looking to be in a school setting, an Ed Tech Certification 3 is required. 


Fun fact: This is the only training provider designated through DHHS to offer the certification in Maine. You will need to pass a background check, but that is completed after the completion of the training, as part of your application during the hiring process. 

Please call our office at 207-626-2470 or email us at for more information.

Medical Terminology


with Kandy Siahaya

Calendar Sep 5, 2023

Proven instructional program that teaches how to easily remember and apply the meanings of 250 prefixes, roots, and suffixes that combine to form knowledge of over 11,000 complex medical terms using an online platform and the Dean Vaughn Total Retention System.

This course is Self-paced, available for student access for a full year from the date of enrollment. Instructor contact information will be provided to registrants for individual assistance, by appointment. 

For over 25 years, Kandy owned a successful medical transcription service until the industry transitioned to EMR. With extensive experience in this field, she became a licensed instructor for medical terminology. This is the same course she used 30 years ago when in college. Its effectiveness and retention rate is unmatched in medical terminology education.


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with Kenlyn Clark

NRF Foundation credential can be earned in four areas:

Retail Industry Fundamentals

Customer Service and Sales 

Business of Retail: Operations & Profits

Warehouse Inventory & Logistics 

Discover the value of quality customer service. Learn to improve your knowledge of different types of customers’ needs. Master effective communication skills.  Design a sales plan and apply effective upselling strategies.  Acquire advanced retail skills. 

These courses are offered as Self-Paced Online Modules, earning credentials after completion. 

Customer Service and Sales and Business of Retail: Operations & Profits have final proctored exams for completion. 

Please call our office at 207-626-2470 to schedule a CASAS assessment and for more information.

G’metrix Digital Literacy
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G’metrix Digital Literacy


with Kenlyn Clark

Calendar Sep 5, 2023 at 11 am

Through the online G’metrix program, students will learn how to navigate, create, troubleshoot, and interact with others professionally in online work. Students completing the course will take a proctored exam. Successful completion of the exam will earn them a digital certificate. There are three levels to the course. HSD students must complete the first two levels and pass both proctored exams. Students interested in working in computer technology should complete all three levels and earn the Mastery exam.

This class is offered in-person as well as online. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

This course is offered as part of our Adult Education High School Diploma program by Computer Technology teacher Kenlyn Clark, as well as for the general public for just $20. 

For more information call our office at 207-626-2470.

Microsoft Word: Basic


with Kenlyn Clark

Calendar Sep 5, 2023 at 3 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Ideal for people new to MS Word. Topics: documents 101, creating documents, formatting and editing text; introducing tables, formatting and modifying, data storing; visual objects, shapes, text boxes; creating business reports; and more.

This is an in-person offering, however offered online if requested. Rolling enrollment.

This course is offered as part of a larger certificate program. If you are interested in a certificate please contact our office at 207-626-2470. 

Microsoft Excel: Basic


with Kenlyn Clark

Calendar Sep 5, 2023 at 5 pm

This course includes an introduction to electronic spreadsheets and how they are used, the difference between text, numbers, and calculating in Excel, creating and using formulas, right and wrong ways to enter a formula (and why, copying and pasting, drag and drop editing, formatting, printing working with columns and rows, absolute references and an introduction to charts.

This is an in-person offering. This can be offered as a self-paced, online format. Please note that each module requires an in-person proctored exam.

Northstar Digital Literacy


with Kenlyn Clark

Calendar Sep 6, 2023 at 11:30 am

Northstar Digital Literacy defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas:

Essential Computer Skills - Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows OS, Mac OS

Essential Software Skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs

Using Technology in Daily Life - Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Accessing Telehealth Appointments, Supporting K-12 Distance Learning, Your Digital Footprint.

This class is offered in-person as well as online. Wednesdays, 11:30 am-12:30 pm

This course is offered as part of our Adult Education High School, as well as to the general public for just $20. 

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