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129 Seamon Road, Suite A • Farmington, ME 04938
lizadonald8@gmail.com • (207)778-3460 • Fax: (207)778-2971
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MT BLUE ADULT ED GRADUATION 2017

It is an exciting time of year when we formally celebrate the accomplishments of our students at Mt. Blue Adult Ed!  Everyone is invited to attend Mt. Blue Adult Ed graduation on Thursday, June 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the Bjorn Auditorium on the Mt. Blue High School Campus.  We will acknowledge our students who have successfully completed their HiSET exams for their High School Equivalency diplomas, students who have completed their high school credits and will receive their Adult Ed diplomas, students who have successfully completed their College Transitions 16 week course, and we will be pinning our CNA students.  Please come and celebrate with these amazing students!

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on May 16, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

MT BLUE COMMUNITY ED CLASSES IN MARCH

It is not too late to start classes through Mt Blue Community Education. Call 778-3460 to register for any of the following (and more!)

  • Guitar I Class has openings starting March 7 at Mt. Blue Middle School 6:30-7:30 x 7 weeks.  $65
  • Life Line Screening on March 13 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call 888-653-6434 for more information
  • Learn the game of BRIDGE as you play.  Stop by Farmington Community Building on Tuesday, March 7 at 1:00 and join the fun!

Call Mt Blue Adult & Community Ed at 778-3460 for more information on these upcoming classes:

  • I-Pad Training
  • Soap Making
  • Sewing
  • Homemade Donuts
  • Google Photos
  • Facebook
  • I-Tunes
  • Understanding Medicare
 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on March 1, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

SPRING into action and MARCH into Mt Blue Adult Ed

There is no better time to "spring" into action and you could be "marching"with the other adult graduates of  Mt. Blue Adult Education in June!  Call and pre-register for Orientation which will be held on March 23 from 9-3.  We will ask you to come in prior to that day to complete paperwork and do some placement testing in a quieter setting.  Then Orientation Day will be an informative and fun day...a time to meet other students, meet the staff and tour the facility, and meet with the instructors to set up classes.  Lunch will be available for all attendees. 

If you are interested in learning a new skill through our enrichment classes, there are many exciting classes available to you. Call or stop by our office on the campus of Mt. Blue High School Monday-Thursday from 8-4.  You will never know if you don't ask and we love to help in any way we can!

Make 2017 great....do something for yourself. The staff is looking forward to meeting you, so call today at 778-3460.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on March 1, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

CLASS CANCELLATION - Paint Night Class at Mt. Abram for March 1

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the Paint Night Class scheduled for March 1 at Mt Abram High School.  We apologize for the inconvenience! If you have any questions, please call 207-678-2701 Ext 4226. 

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on March 1, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

CLASS CANCELLATION - Gelli Plate Monoprinting at Strong Elementary School - March 2

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the Gelli Plate Monoprinting class scheduled for March 2 at Strong Elementary School.  We apologize for the inconvenience! If you registered and paid for the class, please call 207-678-2701, Ext 4226 for further information.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on February 28, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

HALL OF FLAGS - March 16, 2017

Maine Adult Education will hold its annual Statehouse Day in the Hall of Flags on Thursday, March 16, 2017, from 8:30 until noon.  The event provides the many adult education programs in Maine an opportunity to visit their legislators.  Programs will have informational table displays in the Hall of Flags.  Several programs will be bringing groups of adult learners to visit sessions of the House and Senate, tour the Statehouse, and visit the Maine State Museum.

 At 11:30, a program in the State House Hall of Flags will highlight the many ways that Adult Education programs have enhanced the lives of participants.  Speakers will include Acting Commissioner of Education Robert G. Hasson, Jr. Ed.D., State Director of Adult Education, Gail Senese,Ph.D., MAEA President Nancy Allen, and students from area Adult Education programs. 

For additional information call Maine Adult Education Association at 207-564-3630 or contact info@maineadulted.org.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on February 1, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

NEW CLASSES BEING OFFERED AT MT BLUE ADULT ED

 

Basic Excel - 6-week course designed for those with no previous experience with spreadsheets. Learn the basic functions and operations along with the toolbars and basic menu commands. Upon completion, students will be able to create and save workbooks, apply cell functions to spreadsheets and perform basic printing.  Students should be familiar with using personal computers, mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on the computer. Specifically, you should be able to find documents on your computer and manage files and folders. To ensure your success, we recommend you first take our Very Basic Computers series. Instructor: Regina Savage; Dates: Mondays from March 6 - April 10; Time: 6:00 - 8:00; Site: Mt Blue Campus, Room E106; Fee:$60


Grow Better Onions this Year!
In this class, we'll learn the choices to make to ensure success in your onion patch from choosing a variety to deciding whether to go with seed, bulb or seedling to plant. You can grow great onions! Instructor: David Fuller; Date: April 10;  Time:  6:00 - 8:00pm; Site: ALC; Fee: $5.00

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on January 26, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION - Continue Learning through Mt. Blue Adult & Community Ed

Did you make a New Year's Resolution to continue your education?  Whether "continue" means obtaining your high school diploma, preparing for a college or technical career, or even learning a new skill, Mt. Blue Adult and Community Education has something for you!  Call and pre-register for Orientation which will be held on January 26 from 9-3.  We will ask you to come in prior to that day to complete paperwork and do some placement testing in a quieter setting.  Then Orientation Day will be an informative and fun day...a time to meet other students, meet the staff and tour the facility, and meet with the instructors to set up classes.  Lunch will be available for all attendees.  The staff is looking forward to meeting you, so call today at 778-3460!

If you are interested in learning a new skill through our enrichment classes and are anxiously awaiting the Community Ed Course Catalog, it should be available in your mailbox and on line (rsd9.maineadulted.org) by the first week of February.  Those classes will begin after school vacation, or February 27.

Make 2017 great....do something for yourself!

 

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on January 5, 2017 | Read more in: News and Events

CRMA Course at Mt. Blue Adult Ed - February 2017!

Health care professions are among the fastest growing occupations and you can be part of this trend in 2017!  Mt. Blue Adult Ed will be offering a CRMA course in February.  In 40 hours, you will learn the skills to become a CRMA, or Certified Residential Medication Aide and begin a new career.  The class will be held at the Mt. Blue Adult Ed Learning Center on the Mt. Blue High School Campus the week of February 20-24 from 8-5 every day.  The cost is $350.  Call Adult Ed at 778-3460 for more information or to register. 

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on December 8, 2016 | Read more in: News and Events

QUICKBOOKS FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS!

QuickBooks is designed for small to mid-sized businesses that want to incorporate powerful, effective software with a traditional approach to accounting. Whether you are new to QuickBooks or have used an earlier version, this 8 week course is for you! Starting January 5 - February 16, you may register for the 5:00 class or 6:45 class, whichever time best accommodates your schedule. Call Mt. Blue Adult Ed at 778-3460 for more information or to register!

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on November 29, 2016 | Read more in: News and Events

 
 

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