Old News Archive

Fall 2003 Adult Ed Course Listing

September 01, 2003 - TRC

MSAD #41 Adult Education

To register for classes, please call 207.943.5333


Edie Miles, Director - 207.943.5333

Diane Curran, Even Start Coordinator - 207.943.2246

Computer Basics

Mondays & Tuesdays from 6 - 8:30 for two weeks (4 classes). This course will cover computer basics, software, the windows filing system, changing the desktop settings, internet overview, and more. Classes run October 27, 28, November 3 and 4. Course fee is $15. Instructor is Edie Miles.

Computer - Open Lab

Open lab provides time for adult learners to drop in with technology questions, try out the computers, work on independent projects, and check e-mail. Open lab is on Mondays from 3-5 pm beginning September 29. There are 12 computers available in the Adult Education computer lab. Facilitator is Lynn Gerrish, who will be on hand to answer questions and help with programs. No fee.

Computer - Parent Night(s)

For parents of students using laptops in school this year. These will be informational sessions and are open to the general public. The first session is scheduled for September 22. Please call 943-5333 for more details.

Even Start Family Literacy Program

MSAD #41 and MSAD #68 Adult Education Programs are working together with families. We are looking for parents who need to work on high school diplomas or GEDs and would like to be more involved in their children's education. Teachers work with families in Even Start Learning Centers as well as home visits. Transportation is available. To receive more information, please call Diane Curran at 943-2246. No Fee.

GED Preparation & Testing

For Maine residents who are at least 17 years of age and not enrolled in a public school. Please call the Adult Education Office at 943-5333 fore more information. No Fee.

Hunter Safety

Learning Center

Our Adult Education Learning Center is open Thursdays & Fridays. The Learning Center is designed for adults to brush up on skills, learn to read, earn high school credit in English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Art, Health and Computers. Work is done independently at the student's own pace. There is no fee for diploma credit or GED preparation. Register any time at 943-5333. Facilitator is Don St. Cyr.

Learning Center Hours

OneEven Start

Thursday3:30 - 7:30 pmOngoing
TwoEven Start

Friday9 am - 12 noonOngoing

Personal Photo Album

This class will focus on creating a "scrapbook" photo album that is creative and fun. Begins Tuesday, September 23 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm for 8 weeks at Penquis Valley High School. Instructor is Sheilah Bissel. Fee is $15. Students must buy own materials.

Photography - Beginner

Learn about cameras, use and care along with all aspects of photography, composition, and techniques for landscape photos and portraits. Begins Wednesday, October 1 from 6-8 pm for 6 weeks at PVHS. Instructor is Laura Vryhof. Course fee is $15.

Quilting - It's not too late to register for this class!

This is for the beginner or intermediate quilter and participants can work on a Winning Hands Quilt, make Christmas gifts or finish up any quilts they may have. Two class options ar available. Participants may choose either Tuesday or Wednesday night class. Each class meets from 6:30 - 9:30 pm at PVHS beginning either Tuesday, September 16 or Wednesday, September 17 for 12 weeks. Instructor is Sandra Haley. Fee is $15.

Wreath Making

Begins Wednesday, October 29 from 6-9 pm for 4 weeks at PVHS. Instructor is Louisa Ames. Course fee is $15. Students must provide or buy own materials.

Writing for Fun or Money

More fun than you've ever had - writing stories, poems, and more. This creative writing class will start September 24 and fun for 6 weeks on Wednesdays, from 6-8 pm. Talk with published authors. Instructor is Victoria Eastman. Fee is $15.

Interactive Television Programming (ITV)

through the University of Maine at Augusta, is available in Milo from 4 - 9:45 pm. Earn a two-year degree in social servies, business management and more without ever leaving this area. Call 943-5333 for more information or to find out about financial aid.

Financial Aid and Career Planning

workshop with Kristen Verbeck from Maine Educational Opportunities Center. Tuesday October 7 at 4 pm and November 18 at 4 pm. Please register through MEOC at 1-800-281-3703. No fee.


Any person with a disability who requires auxiliary aids or services in order to fully participate in Adult Education is requested to call 943-5333.

NOTE - This article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of the TRC Alliance Team.