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Acquire the basic skills to boost your web site traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search engine optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results.No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. 

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Quickbooks – Advanced topics

with Val Landry


March 21st to 28th, 2024

$59 More Info

During the two sessions, you will learn how to create jobs, budgets, groups, memorized lists, custom reports, custom lists, general journal entries, export and import data between the Online and Desktop versions, and merge customers and vendors. For this workshop, you can sign up for a year of QB online at no cost by using a school email account.  This will be arranged by the program.

This is a live online class using ZOOM.

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Microsoft Excel – Advanced

with Val Landry


April 25th to May 2nd, 2024

$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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Microsoft Excel – Basics

with Val Landry


March 7th to 14th, 2024

$59 More Info

During this workshop, you will learn how to navigate a simple Excel worksheet, enter data in a worksheet, use basic math functions, do basic formatting, how to replicate data, use built-in functions and work with columns and rows. 

This is a live online class using ZOOM.

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Microsoft Excel – Intermediate

with Val Landry


March 28th to April 4th, 2024

$59 More Info

During this session, you will learn how to navigate multiple worksheets, save your workbook, create formulas, use functions, change the layout of your worksheet, and how to create practical worksheets. 1040 Income Tax – Maintain tax information that is very useful when preparing your annual tax return. 

 Some examples of using Microsoft Excel as a Practical Tool:

  • Grocery Shopping List – Quickly create a weekly grocery shopping list. What a time saver! 
  • Contractor Estimate Calculator - Great tool for any contractor who has to provide estimates for customers. 
  • Household Budget – Create a monthly budget of your household expenditures. 

This is a live online class using ZOOM. 

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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.

Stop by the office to pick up your application!