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with Todd Narramore
In this course, students will learn to use mathematics effectively as a tool in their personal and business lives. This includes the math behind personal finance: creating a budget, effectively managing money, career and financial goals, establishing good credit, and saving for the future. We will also learn the fundamentals of taxes, estate planning and insurance. On the business side, we will learn about different types of business opportunities, identifying sources of funding, financial accounting and planning for growth.
This course is FREE to registered Maine Adult Education diploma students. Instruction will take place in person and on line.
Tech Hire- CompTIA A+ Academy
Free Tech Hire- CompTIA A+ Academy
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
Not enrolled in High School
Unemployed or underemployed
Authorized to work in the U.S.
Classes are online with live instructors March 2, 2021- June 3, 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.
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Career Workshop
Staff from Human Resources, Workforce Development at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will guide you through the USA Jobs website, discuss apprenticeship programs, and address the fundamentals of a federal resume. Please bring your resume if you would like individual feedback. Class will meet at Kittery Adult Education, with an option to attend virtually.
Monday, May 3, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Course Fee: Free
Getting Paid To Talk / An Introduction to Professional Voice Over
with Valerie Lyons
Live Web-Based Workshop and Q&A
If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice over, this workshop is a great, upbeat, and most importantly, realistic first step. Our easy-to-access remote learning system will take you behind the scenes at Voice Coaches main studios. From audio books, training material, animation, commercials, and more: today’s voice over field has become a great way to leverage your individual voice qualities and communication skill in a whole new way. This class also includes an opportunity to receive a brief one-on-one voice range and quality assessment with our instructor. After registering, you will be sent a ZOOM link to join this class virtually.
Monday, May 3, 6:30-8 p.m.
Course Fee: $25
A to Z Grant Writing
with ed 2go
A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.
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with ed 2go
Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
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Behavior Health Professional Certification Training
FREE Behavior Health Professional Certification Training
Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. 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!
As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community to this wonderful FREE ONLINE training program.
The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavior Health 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 course may register.
Linda Greer, the Director of Marshwood and Kittery Adult Education will advise and support students on their training journey. Linda has expertise in the BHP field.
Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
with ed 2go
If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer—no paid software or equipment is needed.
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