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Augusta Adult and Community Education



Business & Skills Training

NorthStar Digital Literacy Tue In-Person/Thu Open Lab W24

$20

with Kenlyn Clark

Calendar Jan 11, 2024 at 11 am, runs for 16 weeks

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

Please call our office at 207-626-2470 for more information. Class is in person on Tuesdays and is a support lab on Thursdays.

Full Course
RISE UP Retail Industry Fundamentals W24
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RISE UP Retail Industry Fundamentals W24

Free

with Kenlyn Clark

Calendar Jan 23, 2024 at 4:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

The NRF Foundation credential can be earned in four areas: Retail Industry Fundamentals, Customer Service and Sales, Business of Retail: Operations and profits, and Warehouse Inventory and 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 for more information or to register.

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification March 2 W24
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ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification March 2 W24

$125

with Heidi Parent

Maine law requires every food service establishment to have a certified manager on duty at all times. The ServSafe® Manager Certification lasts five years. Be ServSafe® certified!

ServSafe training and certification are made easy with a one-day session. Fully interactive, live instructor-led food safety course delivered in a traditional classroom setting.

ServSafe Managers Courses are a one-day format, with class and exam on the same day. A break will be given for lunch, students are on their own for lunch and are free to leave the campus. The examination usually begins around 3:00 PM. Once the student has completed the exam, they are dismissed

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification March 9 W24
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ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification March 9 W24

$125

with Heidi Parent

Maine law requires every food service establishment to have a certified manager on duty at all times. The ServSafe® Manager Certification lasts five years. Be ServSafe® certified!

ServSafe training and certification are made easy with a one-day session. Fully interactive, live instructor-led food safety course delivered in a traditional classroom setting.

ServSafe Managers Courses are a one-day format, with class and exam on the same day. A break will be given for lunch, students are on their own for lunch and are free to leave the campus. The examination usually begins around 3:00 PM. Once the student has completed the exam, they are dismissed

Substitute Teacher Training March 9 W24

Free

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Mar 9, 2024 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Welcome to Augusta School Department's Substitute Teacher Training. In this course you will learn:

1) Substitute Policies and Procedures

2) Substitute Pay Rates and Payment Procedures

3) Expectations in your role as a Sub

4) Classroom Management and Tips for Success

5) Information about each school in the District

Will run

CareerCenter Workshop RESUME March 12 W24

Free

with Belinda Naborowsky

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

A hands-on opportunity to learn all about O’Net and begin searching based on your interests. Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job A hands-on opportunity to create, revise, and put together a resume.

An Introduction to the Resume: Understanding its purpose and the pivotal role it plays in your job hunt.

Types of Resumes: Exploring different formats—chronological, functional, combination—and determining which aligns best with your career trajectory.

Preparing to Write Your Resume.

Will run

CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Education Program March W24
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CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Education Program March W24

Free

with Maine Veterans Home

Calendar Mar 18, 2024 at 7 am, runs for 9 weeks

Maine Veterans' Home, in collaboration with Augusta Adult and Community Education and the Maine Community College System, is offering a FREE nine-week, state-approved CNA training program.

CNAs are caregivers who work directly with patients and residents to assist them with their activities of daily living, including their safety and comfort.

This course will be hosted by Maine Veterans’ Homes in Augusta at their new state-of-the-art facility located at 35 Heroes Way Augusta Maine. Join us for this exciting opportunity to learn the art of caregiving in a holistic healthcare model and give back to our Honored Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star family members.

Program Highlights:

  • FREE Tuition through the Maine Community College System
  • Stipend for work-related attire.
  • Taught by a first-rate Registered Nurse with years of experience,
  • successfully delivering an in-depth program with proven results.
  • Earn to Learn opportunities for qualifying applicants

Training Components:

  • Includes the state-required curriculum of 70 hours in the classroom
  • 20 hours of essential skill labs
  • 40 hours of clinical training

Prerequisites:

  • Adult Education Intake Paperwork
  • CASAS Reading & Comprehension Assessment*
  • Application and Interview
  • Updated Immunization Records

All CASAS assessments must be completed by March 4, 2024, to be eligible for the March 18, 2024 training.  

Please call our office at 207-626-2470 or email us at adulted@augustaschools.org for information.

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification March 23 W24

$125

with Heidi Parent

Calendar Mar 23, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Maine law requires every food service establishment to have a certified manager on duty at all times. The ServSafe® Manager Certification lasts five years. Be ServSafe® certified!

ServSafe training and certification are made easy with a one-day session. Fully interactive, live instructor-led food safety course delivered in a traditional classroom setting.

ServSafe Managers Courses are a one-day format, with class and exam on the same day. A break will be given for lunch, students are on their own for lunch and are free to leave the campus. The examination usually begins around 3:00 PM. Once the student has completed the exam, they are dismissed





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