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(Anticiplated) Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) W18
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(Anticiplated) Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) W18

$1,500
Calendar Jan 22, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This Maine State Certified course includes 120 hours of classroom instruction plus 80 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities. Requirements include a reading test, background check, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and dedication to a 15 week commitment as well as 3-4 orientation-to-employment workshops preceding the CNA class. For more information call Anne Patterson at the adult education office 288-4703 or email apatterson@mdirss.org.

$100 non-refundable deposit, background check, high school credential or plans to take the HiSET ***Schedule to be determined but tentatively, classes will be in the evening and clinicals will be on Saturdays, all day. Registration Deadline: January 5

Acadia National Park: How to Get a Job! W18
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Acadia National Park: How to Get a Job! W18

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with Heather Cooney

Calendar Jan 31, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Each year Acadia National Park offers many exciting work opportunities. This workshop will familiarize the student with the process of applying for positions at Acadia National Park and other Federal Government organizations and agencies. The student will learn to navigate the USAJOBS website to search for jobs, create a profile, build a resume, and apply for positions. Students will learn the language used to describe seasonal, temporary, and permanent positions and eligibility to compete. Highlighted Jobs at ANP: Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula offers many exciting employment opportunities each year through the summer season. Seasonal employees in the Maintenance Division support the park in diverse ways. We maintain the paved roads and carriage roads, maintain and rehabilitate 156 miles of trails, clean, maintain and repair all buildings and facilities, run an automotive repair shop, and respond to equipment and utility service calls throughout the park. The Maintenance Division is always looking for new people to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the program. Join us for an informational meeting about when and how to apply for these exciting opportunities.

Achieve Your Ideal Weight with Hypnosis W18

$27

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Hypnosis can help you achieve your ideal weight. You subconscious mind knows all the reasons, messages, and experiences that caused you to become overweight. It can also help you disconnect the impact of those 'reasons" and replace them with new, positive thoughts, feelings, and perceptions that become 'the new you' through repetition.

Hugh Sadlier, M.Ed., is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist who has been practicing in Maine since 1991. He has worked with over 3,000 people in individual session on 300+ different issues. Hugh maintains offices in Portland and in Blue Hill

Full Course

Adult High School Diploma Distance Learning W18 TM

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with Timothy McKim

Calendar Jan 1, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 26 weeks
Need only a few credits to complete your high school diploma? Through an online learning program you can work at your own pace through step-by-step lessons while working with a teacher on a weekly basis to earn those lingering credits. Special focus and attention will be on your college and career interests. We might even have a survey course you can take to explore a career option! Rolling admissions. Call for an intake appointment anytime.

Computer or Tablet with Internet Commit to 10-20 hours of online study per week Commit to 1-2 in-person meetings weekly with an instructor for workshops and progress checks

Full Course

Adult High School Diploma W18 TM

Price not
available

with Timothy McKim

Calendar Jan 1, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 26 weeks
Need only a few credits to complete your high school diploma? Through an online learning program you can work at your own pace through step-by-step lessons while working with a teacher on a weekly basis to earn those lingering credits. Special focus and attention will be on your college and career interests. We might even have a survey course you can take to explore a career option! Rolling admissions. Call for an intake appointment anytime.

Computer or Tablet with Internet Commit to 10-20 hours of online study per week Commit to 1-2 in-person meetings weekly with an instructor for workshops and progress checks

Full Course

Budgeting Basics F17 *NEW DATE*

Free

with Sarah Chaples

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week
Anyone and everyone can benefit from a class like this one. New Ventures Maine offers this workshop to explore tools and tips for better money management and to create a written budget that works for you and your family. Take advantage of this free class while learning how you can save even more $$! People who take this class love it!

Course will run

Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) W18

$1,500

with Peter Sullivan

Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This Maine State Certified course includes 120 hours of classroom instruction plus 80 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities. Requirements include a reading test, background check, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and dedication to a 15 week commitment as well as 3-4 orientation-to-employment workshops preceding the CNA class. For more information call Anne Patterson at the adult education office 288-4703 or email apatterson@mdirss.org.

$100 non-refundable deposit, background check, high school credential or plans to take the HiSET Registration Deadline: January 15

Full Course
Driver's Ed Spring 18 Session 1
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Driver's Ed Spring 18 Session 1

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available

with Driving School Bair's

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Bair's Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “BAIRS Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting prior to or on the first day of class. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class.

Parent Meeting Requirements: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport; attend parent/student meeting. Pay total cost of $475. Thanks to a grant that the Southwest Harbor Public Library received, students can access the Free Maine Drivers Permit Practice Tests. Go to the Library's website and scroll down to the link on the right hand side.





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