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Behavior Health Professional Training
with Woodfords Services
Children’s Behavioral Health Services is vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, and Mental Health Disorders and their families. The need in our area is great!
We are excited to connect our adult education community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. This online training is Free. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and the school districts.
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, participants that do not already possess CPR certification will be required to complete either in-person or blended Child & Adult CPR/FA training. You can take CPR through Adult Education or Woodfords Services.
The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalency upon completion of the course may register.
College & Career Advising
with Marci Dionne
Are you thinking about making a change in your job or career? Are you considering going back to school to further your training or education, but are not sure of your options? Our college and career advisor can meet with you to complete career assessments, explore options that fit your needs, and make a plan to help you reach your goal. Get side by side support with applying for financial aid and scholarships, placement in workforce training programs, resume writing, and interview skills. Additionally, basic Math, Algebra, and English courses are available, if needed, to help you improve your core skills. We’re here to assist you with your transition to a new job or training program.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Micro Credentials
with Marci Dionne
Earn certificates in the areas that are important to you for daily life, employment, or higher education. Choose the lessons and assessments you want to learn: basic computer skills, internet basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Word Office 2016, Excel, Mac OS, Using Email, Google Docs, PowerPoint, Your Digital Footprint, Supporting K-12 Learning, and/or Information Literacy.
Free to eligible adult education students or $70.00
Rise Up Retail Credential
with National Retail Federation
These 4 retail certifications designed by the National Retail Federation are offered in a blended learning format using an online platform and retail professionals. These courses offer career opportunities in partnership with Kittery Trading Post and other retailers who will pay for their employees to take the training. Eligible adult education students can take one r all four courses for free.
• Retail Fundamentals
• Customer Service and Sales
• Business of Retail: Operations and Profit
• Warehouse Inventory and Logistics
Open enrollment, sign up on the website or call for more information
Test Prep: Bus Drivers; ASVAB, Accuplacer
with Rita Pender
Adult Education is excited to offer certified teachers and tutors to assist you with test preparation. You will learn:
• Tips for taking any standardized test
• How to organize study information
• Skimming and scanning text or information
• How to read diagrams, charts, and tables
• Finding practice tests online
• Where to find technical support
The World of Work Inventory (WOWI)
The World of Work Inventory (WOWi) is a comprehensive career assessment instrument, which has been carefully constructed to help a person learn the most about him or herself in relation to the wide variety of occupations available. The WOWi provides a personalized profile for each person. As a result, you will receive a listing of occupations most suitable to your unique combination of personality, interests and skills.
Free, call for link to take the online assessment then meet with the career counselor to interpret the career reports.
IC3: Digital Literacy Certification
with Christopher Blackington
Earn stackable computer certifications. This is the second course in the technology career pathway. You must pass the North Star assessments as a prerequisite. An IC3 Digital Literacy Certification demonstrates that you have mastered important computer literacy knowledge and skills. You can earn separate certifications for basic, intermediate, and advanced levels. The advanced level certification has the potential to earn college credit.
Free to eligible adult education students or $70 for non-student community members.
with LERN Online
Register online at UGotClass: Register here!
How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.
No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.
The Bookkeeping Certificate courses must be taken in the below order (the classes build off each other):
1. Understanding Debits and Credits
2. General Ledger and Month End Procedures
3. Closing Procedures and Financial Statements
Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time!
Length (in hours): 48
Price in USD $495.00