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Digital Literacy Certification IC3
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Digital Literacy Certification IC3


with Marci Dionne

Calendar Mar 1, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Kittery Adult Education is offering an integrated educational training program where participants earn the IC3 Digital Literacy Credential.  The program uses a comprehensive curriculum and experienced instructors to develop:   

  • Occupational skills (computer literacy)      
  • Adult Education skills (vocabulary, writing, communication, and speaking and listening)

Once students pass all three IC3 computer exams; Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications and Living Online, they will be better prepared to work in an environment using technology and be ready for company specific training.

For more information regarding the IC3 certification click here

This is a free program for eligible students. 

CompTIA A+ Academy


with Jim Grant

Calendar Mar 9, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Already Tech savvy? Ready for a challenge? Do you want to start a career in the IT field?

This course builds knowledge and skill development in digital literacy and IT support: including hardware and software troubleshooting, operating systems, and communication and procedure. Participants earn two industry certifications: IC3® & CompTIA® A+. You will be prepared for employment as a computer user support specialist/help desk technician.

To qualify for the FREE program, you must be:

A resident of Maine

Ages 17-29 

Not enrolled in High School 

Unemployed or underemployed

Authorized to work in the U.S. 

Class schedule March 9, 2021- June 10, 2021, Tuesday and Thursday 5:00pm-8:00pm and Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00pm. Contact us to complete the required orientation and assessments before the class.


Commercial Remote Pilot Certification


with Tom Dundzila

Calendar Apr 6, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Prepare for commercial remote pilot certification test (Part 107). Tom will teach students who want to earn income as a drone pilot to pass an FAA aeronautical knowledge test.  This 6 week online course comes with a study guide.  Participants must be at least 15 years old.

Chemistry for College and Career Prep with Lab


with David Perkins

Calendar Jun 21, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

This 7 week course will dive into the most important concepts in chemistry needed to succeed in a college chemistry classroom. Everything from particle diagrams to stoichiometry will be covered as students gradually develop a particulate model of how matter behaves by observing and interpreting experimental evidence. The course is designed to make learning chemistry easy and offers students individualized instruction, a variety of learning mediums, simplified concepts and even virtual labs all in a remote setting. Start building the foundation you need to enter medical and science majors with confidence and tools to succeed. Free to Adult Education HiSet or Diploma Students. After completeing this course drinking water and water treatment operators will receive 18 training contact hours approved by the state of Maine. 

Behavioral Health Certification


with Woodfords Services

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! We are excited to connect our adult education community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

You will complete 12 online modules then 3, 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training.  Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register. 

The Marshwood and Kittery Adult Education staff can advise and support students on their training journey and after during the job search process.  We can assist with tutoring, technology training, or with lending a device to take the class online. 


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