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Basic Accounting Principles & Quickbooks Online (Spring)

with Val Landry


April 4th to 25th, 2023

$59 More Info

During these three sessions you will learn basic accounting principles and how to apply them to setting up QuickBooks online for a small business or organization.   For this workshop, you may sign-up for a year of QB online at no cost by using a school email account.  This will be arranged by the Ellsworth Adult & Community Education.

This is a  live online class using ZOOM.

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Microsoft Excel – Advanced

with Val Landry


March 2nd to 9th, 2023

$59 More Info

During this session, you will learn how to hide data, split and freeze a window, create ranges, understand the name manager, learn additional functions, copy and paste special, sort data, and learn the power of filters. Some examples of using Microsoft Excel as a Practical Tool:

  • Amortization Table – Quickly determine monthly payment due on any loan, showing principal payment, interest, and total accumulated interest. Provides users with the ability to shop for the best interest rate and see savings instantly.
  • Jeopardy Game – Create this game for use in your classroom as a teaching tool or at home to entertain family and friends. You will be amazed at what you can create in Excel.

This is a live online class using ZOOM.

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Beginning Conversational Spanish

with UGot Class


February 6th to March 31st, 2023

$290 More Info

This is an online class.

Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions.  Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish.

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with UGot Class


April 3rd to 28th, 2023

$195 More Info

This is on online class.

Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they want to do business.  Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a podcast.  This step-by-step class will take you from start to finish and cover the required elements needed to get your show online.  Come to class with your idea and end with your show online for all to hear.

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Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program.  She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center.  She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years.  During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.

Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center.  The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.

This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.

Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.

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CNA Training

with Diane Sinclair


February 7th, 2023

$1,300 More Info

Do you enjoy helping others?  Are you looking for a career with many rewards?  If so, Certified Nursing Assistant Training may be for you.

This class will be held at Mount Joseph in Waterville beginning February 7 and ending March 30.  Applications due January 20.

EMDC may be able to sponsor eligible candidates, and other scholarship opportunities are also available.

FMI or for an appplication, please call our office, 207-474-7553.

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