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21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Paid Work Experience Program
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21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Paid Work Experience Program

Free

with Brandi Merry

Calendar Oct 1, 2018 at 3:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

For Youth (16-24) No Longer Attending the K-12 System

The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center. Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $10 per hour, after taking part in no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.

This is a paid work experience program. You will be paid $10/hour for 20 hours per week for all 10 weeks, if you are eligible.

Please preregister for Informational Meeting by calling 453-4200, ext. 3114 (Fairfield) or 474-7553 (Skowhegan).

Informational Meeting (Mandatory) Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10AM at Lawrence Adult Education, 4 School Street, Fairfield, or at 3PM at Skowhegan Area High School, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan.

Interview Day (Mandtory) Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10AM at Lawrence Adult Education, 4 School Street, Fairfield, or at 3PM at Skowhegan Area High School, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan.

Intake/Assessment (Mandatory) Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 1pm at the KVCC Hinckley Campus (Room TBA)

Classroom October 1 - 19, 2018, Monday - Friday from 3:30pm to 7:30pm at KVCC Hinckley Campus – Averill Hall, Room TBA

Work Experience/On The Job Training October 22 - December 7, 2018 - Locations and Schedules to be determined.

You will be expected to:

1. Complete required paperwork and career assessments.

2. To be eligible for this program requires that you have a valid photo ID, and be a U.S. citizen, or have paperwork proving that you are in the country legally.

3. Pass a drug test and/or background check, if the employer requires it.

4. Participate fully all 10 weeks of the program, for 20 hours per week.

5. Meet with the Career Adviser at least once per week during the entire 10 weeks.

6. Complete the post survey and 6-month follow-up survey.

FMI: Fairfield - 453-4200, ext. 3115 | Skowhegan – 474-7553

The funding for this program is provided by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Career Training Programs Online with ed2go
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Career Training Programs Online with ed2go

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Your Schedule • Your Budget • Your Future...Today!

Lawrence Adult Education, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs.

Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

For more information and to see what is available, please visit:

https://careertraining.ed2go.com/sad49/

Categories to choose from are:

  • Arts and Design
  • Business
  • Career Online High School
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Construction and Trades
  • Health and Fitness
  • Information Technology
  • Language
  • Legal
  • Teacher Profressional Development
  • Writing
CDL Class B License with School and Passenger Bus Endorsement - F18
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CDL Class B License with School and Passenger Bus Endorsement - F18

$1,599

with Trevor MacKenzie

Calendar Sep 10, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Learn to drive a school bus and earn a Class B Commercial Drivers License with a school bus endorsement. (Tank and HazMat are also available.)This course uses competency-based curriculum from the Professional Truck Driving Institute of America (PTDIA) and meets the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) voluntary standards.

Successful completion of this course includes 42 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of range driving, and 10 hours of road driving. Range and road instruction will only feature school buses with automatic transmissions. This course prepares candidates to pass the State of Maine Class B/Bus Driver Licensing tests.

Qualifications:

(1) Students age 21 or older are eligible for a Class B License with school bus endorsement; (2) Applicants must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and have a good driving record with no OUI’s within the past 10 years. Your driving record will be checked; (3) Proof of good health. A physical exam form is required to be completed by your doctor prior to class start; (4) Vision correctable by lenses of at least 20/40. A vision screening will be provided at the first class; (5) Flexibility to schedule driving instruction on Saturdays and Sundays on the range/road.

Fall Session: Informational meeting with CareerCenter - Thursday, September 6 from 2-4pm.

Classroom Instruction:

September 10-25, 2018 – Monday through Thursday from 5-10pm (last week is only Monday and Tuesday)

Range Driving Instruction: September 15 – October 27, 2018 – Saturday from 7am-12pm*

Road Driving Instruction: October 6 – 27, 2018 – Saturday from 12:30pm-5:30pm* (if written permit test passed)

*Additional driving time available on Sundays and week nights.

Projected last day of instruction – November 3.Projected final testing – week of November 5-9.

Mon; Tue; Wed; Thu from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 9/10/2018 to 9/25/2018 (3 weeks) with Trevor MacKenzie and Cathy Dumais at the Annex, Room C-5, $1,599 self-supporting fee

Scholarships may be available to eligible participants. Attend the Informational meeting with CareerCenter - Thursday, September 6 from 2-4pm to see if you are eligible.

Registration: Contact Lawrence Adult Education at 453-4200, ext. 3114 for an intake appointment.

Payment: Full payment or approval of third party payment must be received prior to the first night of class.

Course Location: Lawrence High School Annex, Room C-5, School Street, Fairfield

CDL Class B License with School and Passenger Bus Endorsement -W19

$1,599

with Trevor MacKenzie

Calendar Jan 7, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Learn to drive a school bus and earn a Class B Commercial Drivers License with a school bus endorsement. (Tank and HazMat are also available.)This course uses competency-based curriculum from the Professional Truck Driving Institute of America (PTDIA) and meets the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) voluntary standards.

Successful completion of this course includes 42 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of range driving, and 10 hours of road driving. Range and road instruction will only feature school buses with automatic transmissions.

This course prepares candidates to pass the State of Maine Class B/Bus Driver Licensing tests.

Qualifications: (1) Students age 21 or older are eligible for a Class B License with school bus endorsement; (2) Applicants must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and have a good driving record with no OUI’s within the past 10 years. Your driving record will be checked; (3) Proof of good health. A physical exam form is required to be completed by your doctor prior to class start; (4) Vision correctable by lenses of at least 20/40. A vision screening will be provided at the first class; (5) Flexibility to schedule driving instruction on Saturdays and Sundays on the range/road.

 

Winter Session:

Classroom Instruction: January 7-22, 2019 – Monday through Thursday from 5-10pm (last week is only Monday and Tuesday)

Range Driving Instruction: January 12 – March 2, 2019 – Saturday from 7am-12pm*

Road Driving Instruction: February 2-23, 2019 – Saturday from 12:30pm-5:30pm* (if written permit test passed)

*Additional driving time available on Sundays and week nights.Projected last day of instruction – March 2.

Projected final testing – week of March 4-8.

Mon; Tue; Wed; Thu from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 1/7/2019 to 1/22/2019 (3 weeks) with Trevor MacKenzie and Cathy Dumais at the Annex, Room C-5, $1,599 self-supporting fee

Scholarships may be available to eligible participants. Please call for more information.

Registration: Contact Lawrence Adult Education at 453-4200, ext. 3114 for an intake appointment.

Payment: Full payment or approval of third party payment must be received prior to the first night of class.

Course Location: Lawrence High School Annex, Room C-5, School Street, Fairfield

Ed2Go Instructor Led Online Courses
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Ed2Go Instructor Led Online Courses

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Online Learning at Ed2GoWelcome to online learning! Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners.

Most courses run for six weeks (with a ten-day grace period at the end). Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.

START DATES

New course sessions begin every six weeks. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the courses that interest you.

REQUIREMENTS

All courses require Internet access, E-mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or Firefox web browsers. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more information.

HOW TO GET STARTED

Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/sad49

Click the COURSES link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the ENROLL NOW button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your e-mail and choose a password that will grant you access to the ClassRoom.

When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the CLASSROOM link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and password you selected during enrollment.

Prices start as low as $109!

 

TechSmart - Microsoft Excel - F18

$69

with Linda Davis

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the basics of MS Excel including setting up, designing, and completing a spreadsheet. You will become familiar with fonts, formatting cells, numbers, and spreadsheets as well as formulas, charts, sorting, filtering, hiding columns/rows, split freeze panes, and much more. Please bring a flash drive to class.

TechSmart - Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher - F18

$39

with Linda Davis

Calendar Dec 5, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Participants will learn how to make presentations with MS PowerPoint. Discover how to use different fonts and using the cut, paste, and copy features to create slide shows. Learn how to import files from MS Word or MS Excel, and the internet to enhance presentations._x000D_ MS Publisher is designed to create your own newsletters, calendars, and cards - only to name a few of the many ways to use this program. Please bring a flash drive to class.

TechSmart - Microsoft Word - F18

$69

with Linda Davis

Calendar Sep 5, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Discover the basics of MS Word. Participants will learn how to cut, copy, paste, as well as become familiar with fonts, formatting text, bullets, page layouts, mailings, views, headers and footers, tables, text boxes, pictures, and more! Create letterheads, business letters, and reports. Please bring a flash drive to class.





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