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129 Seamon Road, Suite A • Farmington, ME 04938 • (207)778-3460 • Fax: (207)778-2971

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Loads of exciting classes starting soon!!


Instructor: Robert Harvey

This class will address the following areas: When you are eligible for Medicare benefits, the timeline to enroll for Medicare benefits without penalties, what Original Medicare covers and doesn’t cover, what additional plans are available that work in conjunction with Original Medicare, briefly go over the financial assistance options.

   Wednesday|6:30-7:30pm | November 14,   ,  Location: ALC|(min 2 max 40 students)    Fee:$20




Instructor: Karen Shumac

   Over the course of 2 sessions, we will transform common kitchen ingredients into beautiful handcrafted soap.    On the first night, we will briefly discuss the science of soap making, safety tips, tools and ingredients.    Then using a basic recipe we will combine vegetable oils and goat milk into a simple but luxurious soap the likes of which you will not find on the grocery store shelp.    On the second night we will expand our repertoire by adding the color, scent and/or exfoliant of your choice.   Each participant will go home with several bars of soap. 

  Tuesdays| 6-9pm| Oct 23 - Oct 30

Location: ALC,     (Min 4Max 10 students) Fee: $30 Material Fee:$5




Instructor: Jen Maddox

This course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This five-hour course will include discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. A certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor teaches the course. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion participation. Those completing the course will receive a three point credit on their driving record.**Please include your driver’s license number and date of birth when registering**

Tues & Thurs | 6:00-8:30pm| Oct 30 - Nov 1

Location: MBMS Room 3, Fee: $40, age 65 & older $25




Instructor: Carroll Ware

This course will completely prepare you for becoming a registered Maine Guide in Hunting and Fishing or Recreation.

Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun| 8-4pm|Nov 29, 30, Dec 1, 2

Location: ALC, Cost: $450




Instructor: Carol Pillsbury

  A certified first responder (Also called an Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency First Responder, Medical First Responder, or First Responder) is a person who has completed a course and received certification in providing pre-hospital care for medical emergencies. Certified individuals should have received much more instruction than someone who is trained in basic first aid andCPR but they are not necessarily a substitute for more advanced emergency medical care rendered by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics.

Class will be offered in February 2019



 Instructor: Carol Pillsbury

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program provides students with necessary skills to respond to emergency calls, to provide efficient and immediate care to critically injured persons, and to transport patients to a medical facility. Students receive instruction in anatomy and physiology and patient assessment. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technicians. The course includes a 12-hour clinical rotation in an emergency department and a 12-hour ride-along with an ambulance service. An interview is required as part of the admission to the program.

Class will be offered in the Spring 2019, Cost: $1300


Posted by M Burd  on October 18, 2018

Jarden Plastic Solutions Job Fair September 26

Jarden Plastic Solutions Job Fair Place: Wilton CareerCenter, 865 US Route2E, Wilton, Maine Date: Wednesday, September 26 th Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be prizes and a drawing for a $100 Visa Gift Card!!
We will be accepting applications for Full-Time Production Line Associates, Mold Automation Technicians and Mechanics. Jarden offers a competitive salary, with a 75 cent per hour night shift premium and guaranteed raises after 3, 8 and 12 months. Jarden also offers a benefit package and retirement plan. Jarden Plastic Solutions – once known a Forster Manufacturing– is the leading producer of domestic plastic cutlery and has been employing the community members for the past fifty years.
For more information, contact Jill Lake:
Phone: 645-5438


Posted by M Burd  on September 19, 2018

Class Schedule updates

Writing -Fiction & Non Fiction will now be Tuesdays, 6-8pm,  September 18th thru November 20, 2018  

Sunzi on Strategy will now be  Wednesdays, 6-8pm,  September 19 thru October 10, 2018


Posted by M Burd  on September 5, 2018

Adult Ed Graduation, 6/14/18

Adult Ed Graduation

6/14/18, 5:30 PM, Bjorn Auditoruim


Posted by M Burd  on May 31, 2018

Summer CNA Classes

Summer CNA Classes!!



Posted by M Burd  on May 31, 2018

E.L. Vining & Son partners with Adult Ed/Foster Tech to offer the Heavy Equipment Operator Training course.

This course prepares students for professional construction work right on site at Foster CTE Center. Participants will receive instruction both in the classroom with applied academics and on-field projects. Our adult education staff will assist you in resume’ writing and connecting you with local employers. This course will fill up fast! Call today for more information at 207-778-3460. Course begins April 9th orientation from 12:30 - 3:00pm, Site: ALC, Conference Room, Dates: April 9 - 12 Simulators, April 23 - 26 Heavy Equipment, Cost: $175.00


Posted by M Burd  on April 4, 2018


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