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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.

Click Here for an Application

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CNA Training

with Diane Sinclair

Feb
7

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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Basic Life Support – March 8, 2023

with Dr. Michael Hofmann

Mar
8

March 8th, 2023

$25 More Info

In this one-night training, learn the essentials of recognizing respiratory and cardiac arrest and effectively beginning emergency treatment.  Participants will learn CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will need to pick up and review the BLS Provider Manual prior to class so that they are prepared for an open-book test at the end of the training.  

Note:  The tuition helps defray the cost of renting the computerized mannikins and AED trainers.

 

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Basic Life Support – May 10, 2023

with Dr. Michael Hofmann

May
10

May 10th, 2023

$25 More Info

In this one-night training, learn the essentials of recognizing respiratory and cardiac arrest and effectively beginning emergency treatment.  Participants will learn CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will need to pick up and review the BLS Provider Manual prior to class so that they are prepared for an open-book test at the end of the training.  

Note:  The tuition helps defray the cost of renting the computerized mannikins and AED trainers.

 

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Caregivers Guide to Dementia Related Illness

with Heather Preston-Weeks

Feb
25

February 25th, 2023

Heahter Preston-Weeks, MA, CHES, ACSM-CPT, CHWC

Are you caring for someone with dementia-related illness?  Do you have questions about behaviors, progression of the disease, or how to deal with difficlult situations that arise?

In this one-day workshop, learn about the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, coping strategies, best practices, and ways to keep your loved one engaged at every step of the journey. Respite and community resources will also be explored.

Note: This class is for caregivers only. There are many sensitive topics that will be discussed relating directly to those you care for or to those recently diagnosed.