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MT BLUE COMMUNITY ED ANNOUNCES EMT COURSE STARTING IN JANUARY

Mt. Blue Adult & Community Ed is very excited to announce the addition of an EMT Course starting in January 2016! Exact dates and fees have not yet been determined, but this course will be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and five full Saturdays until complete.  This course will be taught be an experienced health care professional, Carol Pillsbury.  Please call Mt. Blue Adult & Community Ed at 778-3460 with your name, address, email, date of birth and phone. You will receive more detailed information at that time. 

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on November 9, 2015 | Read more in: News and Events

UKE 101 IN PHILLIPS - CANCELLED

The Ukelele 101 Community Ed Class in Phillips scheduled for October 1-8-15-22 has been cancelled due to low enrollment.  However, if you are interested in learning to play the Ukelele there is a class beginning in Farmington on September 30..call the Mt. Blue Adult & Community Ed Program today at 778-3460!!

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on September 29, 2015 | Read more in: News and Events

Don't Be Shy! Give Us a Try! - Franklin County Adult Education Fall 2015

If you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of your Mt. Blue Community Education Course Catalog for the Fall 2015 session, you only have a short wait left.  Catalogs should be in the community the week of September 11th!  Most classes will not begin until the week of September 28th or later.  There are exciting new classes being offered as well as old favorites.  The staff at Mt. Blue RSD Adult & Community Education will look for your registrations either on-line, in the mail or you may register by calling us at 778-3460.

 

Posted by Liza Donald  on September 10, 2015

Sign Up For June Orientation in Preparation for Fall Classes!

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Mt. Blue Adult Education is announcing an Orientation on June 2 for students who would like to enter the following programs in the fall:  CRMA, CNA, CNA-Med Tech and College Transitions (descriptions of these courses may be read below).  The Orientation will take place at the Adult Learning Center from 9:00-3:00 with lunch being served.  The program will include introduction to the staff and the Adult Ed Program, educational testing and class placement.  The four courses will begin in September with dates to be announced.  The purpose of this early Orientation is to ensure that students may begin classes early in the fall rather than waiting for the first Adult Basic Education Orientation in September.  The June 2 Orientation is also open to anyone else who may be interested in pursuing their HiSET (formerly GED) Diploma; however classes will be limited after June 25 for the summer and there is no HiSET testing from June 26 through August 31.

The next Orientation for fall classes will be on September 9 from 9:00-3:00.  Anyone interested in attending Adult Ed may call 778-3460 to register.  The Adult Ed Office will be closed in July and August.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

CNA - CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - This 180 hour CNA Course is designed to prepare the student to be a Nursing Assistant. Call the office for application and registration requirements. $1300

CNA - MED TECH -CERTIFIED MEDICATION TECHNICIAN - State Approved Certified Medication Technician Program includes 60 hours classroom, 20 hours classroom/lab and 40 hours clinical training for a total of 120 hours which prepares the CNA to work in nursing homes administering medications under the supervision of an RN. Students must already have their CNA license plus 2080 hours working as a CNA. Call the office for an application and detailed registration requirements. $1000

CRMA - CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE - 40-hour course designed to teach Residential Care Workers to administer selected non-injectable medications in a Licensed Residential Care or Group Home setting. The course provides basic understanding needed to administer medication and to document accurately. The course covers State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology, common medications in most drug classes and safe medication administration procedures. Participants must complete all classroom and clinical components without exception. Mock med passes are part of the classroom experience. Also participants must perform 3 med passes supervised by an RN in a clinical setting. Documentation of these med passes is due within 45 days of the completion of the course. The CRMA must understand exactly what the roles and responsibilities of this position include. $500


CT - COLLEGE TRANSITIONS - This is a 16-week course perfect for those who want to further their education and already have a high school diploma or equivalency. Classes are taught by teachers who want you to succeed and you will be in classes with people like you who want to take that next step. No Fee.


Call Mt. Blue Adult Ed at 778-3460 for further information or to register.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on May 13, 2015 | Read more in: Events

Local 716 Plumbers, Pipefitters and HVAC Apprenticeship Opportunity

The Plumber or Pipefitter Apprenticeship Program is a five-year (5) training program. Apprentices earn while they learn, working on the job with journeymen. In addition, they attend classes of related technical instruction. The objective of the instruction, along with on the job experience, is to train turn out skilled journeymen.

Fore more information:

http://www.ualocal716.org/content/hvacr-plumbing-pipefitting-apprenticeship

 

Posted by M Burd  on April 2, 2015 | Read more in: News

COLLEGE TRANSITIONS ALUMNI PANEL January 13, 2:30-4:00

Come and hear from past students and learn more about what College Transitions has to offer.  College Transitions alumni will share their experiences of making the transition to college and career.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and benefit from the experience and knowledge of others.  Please join us and bring a guest.

WHEN:  Tuesday, January 13, 2:30-4:00

WHERE:  Mt. Blue RSD Adult Learning Center Large Conference Room, 129 Seamon Road, Farmington, ME 

WHO IS WELCOME:  Everyone

COST:   As always, there is no cost

QUESTIONS:  Call 778-3460 for more information or directions

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on January 12, 2015

"Getting Hooked" on Mt. Blue Community Ed Winter-Spring 2015 Courses

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If you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of your Mt. Blue Community Education Course Catalog for the Winter-Spring 2015 session, you only have a short wait left.  Catalogs should be in the community the week of January 26!  Most classes will not begin until the week of February 23 or later.  There are exciting new classes being offered as well as old favorites.  The staff at Mt. Blue RSD Adult & Community Education will look for your registrations either on-line, in the mail or you may register by calling us at 778-3460.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on January 12, 2015

Scholarships available for college classes and career training!

Contact: 800.517.2859 or 207.491.2752

bgensel@exploremaine.com, info@franklinnetwork.org

www.franklinnetwork.org

 

Posted by M Burd  on December 26, 2014 | Read more in: News

CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA) COURSE COMING SOON!

 

A Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) course will be starting soon through Mt. Blue RSD Adult Education in Farmington.  This is a 40-hour-course designed to teach Residential Care Workers to administer selected non-injectable medications in a licensed residential care or group home setting.  The course provides the basic understanding needed to administer medications and to document safely and accurately.  The course covers State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology, common medications in the majority of drug classes and the practice of safe medication administration procedures. Once enrolled, participants must complete all classroom and clinical components without exception. Mock med passes are completed as part of the classroom experience.  In addition, participants are required to perform 3 med passes supervised by an RN in a clinical setting. Documentation of these med passes is due within 45 days of the completion of the course.   

For more information and start date call the Mt. Blue RSD Adult Education office at 778-3460. Cost is $500.

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on December 18, 2014 | Read more in: News

CNA CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN COURSE NOW AVAILABLE

 

Are you a CNA who wants to take that next step in your career?  Let us help you by signing up for a 120 hour CNA Certified Medical Technician Program now available through the Mt. Blue Adult Education Program in Farmington. This course prepares CNA’s who work in nursing homes to administer medications under the supervision of an RN.  The training includes 60 hours of classroom time, 20 hours of classroom/lab and 40 hours of clinical training at a healthcare facility. PREREQUISITE: CNA License plus 2080 hours working as a CNA.  Call the Mt. Blue Adult Ed Office at 778-3460 for an application and detailed registration requirements.  Dates will be announced once the class is full.  The fee is $1,000. 

 

Posted by Julie Sawyer  on December 11, 2014

 
 

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