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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

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Heartsaver First Aid


with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Apr 29, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

The Heartsaver First Aid Course provides first responders with training in basic first aid procedures-Including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA- in a format that can be delivered in a single day This course is intended for: Security and airline personnel; Camp counselors;       Police and firefighters; Teachers and day-care workers; Aerobics teachers / physical trainers; Anyone who has a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements·      Other individuals who want or need first aid training. This course covers: First aid basics, Medical emergencies,         Injury emergencies, Environmental emergencies.

Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card. 

Lisa Parkin, BSN, RN- is an RN in the Education Department at MDI Hospital and is the AHA Training Center Coordinator for the MDI/Blue Hill Training Center.She has an extensive background in providing emergency care in the hospital setting and basic first aid and CPR/AED care for various organizations.

Please note that this class will be held at the Lisa Stewart Women's Health Center, 330 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME.

Driver's Ed Summer
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Driver's Ed Summer


with Dan King

Calendar Jun 15, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

Driver’s Edge Driving School offers Driver 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 email for a downloadable copy. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “Driver’s Edge Driving School” and then returned to MDIHS Main Office. An email will be sent to out 7-10 days before the first class with more details.

June 15-July 14, Mon/Tues 9am-12noon (if school is over)


ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers
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ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers


with Ken Bakos

Come for this great one-day course to obtain the "ServSafe Manager Certificate" and satisfy the State of Maine requirement for having a certified food manager on premise. Course includes textbook, study guide, practice exam, classroom training, exam and certificate. Certificate valid for 5 years. Please call 217-2500 to register over the phone or online at: This class costs $149.00. Please go to the website www.onfocussolutions.comfor the schedule and location of classes. MDI Adult Ed does not accept registrations for this program. You must visit the website above or call 217-2500.

Sewing for Beginners and Beyond


with Ruth Davis

Interested in learning how to sew? Let Ruth Davis at Quilt n’ Fabric in Southwest Harbor get you started. Register here online. Then you will then be eligible to receive 4 (perhaps more!) sewing classes. You will schedule your lessons with Ruth directly as she can offer them on weekends as well as weekdays. First come, first served. Once you register, Ruth will contact you to set up your schedule.

Full Course

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