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Maine College & Career Access Program
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Maine College & Career Access Program

Free

with Instructor TBA

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 , runs for 40 weeks

The Maine College & Career Access Program (MCCA) is a comprehensive program leading to enrollment and success in a post-secondary education or vocational program. Our program provides career and college advising, help with college and financial aid application, time management and study skills. Accuplacer testing and refresher course in Basic Math, Algebra and college level reading and writing are available. 

We offer:

*Accuplacer Testing

*Remedial math and reading courses

If your Accuplacer scores show that you need to take a remedial course, take it at Gorham Adult Education. You will save travel time and lots of money taking them in your own community.

*Help with applications and financial aid forms

*Career Advising

AC- HiSET Reading Comprehension
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AC- HiSET Reading Comprehension

Free

with Shila Cook

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 40 weeks

In this class you will learn to read, understand and analyze tests in both literature and informational texts. Instruction includes how to find facts and interpreting paraphrasing as well as understanding context clues, inferences and drawing conclusions. 

Instructor: Shila Cook

AC- HiSET Science and Social Studies
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AC- HiSET Science and Social Studies

Free

with Instructor TBA

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 39 weeks

These HiSET subjects are scheduled individually, as needed.

AC- HiSET Writing
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AC- HiSET Writing

Free

with Shila Cook

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 40 weeks

This course focuses on editing and revising written text and learning to generate and organize ideas in writing.

Instructor: Shila Cook

AC- Math Basics ( HiSET & ELL)
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AC- Math Basics ( HiSET & ELL)

Free

with Susan Finch

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 40 weeks

Math basics covers place value, calculations with four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, decimals, fractions and percentage. In addition, it covers the basic vocabulary of geometry, reading of tables and graphs used in the world and introduces problem solving strategies for real life situations. 

Instructor: Sue Finch

AC- Remedial Algebra for College
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AC- Remedial Algebra for College

Free

with Susan Finch

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 39 weeks

Algebra 1 covers the real number system; understanding, writing, graphing and using equations, inequalities to solve problems, exponents, polynomials, roots, radicals and quadratics. This class prepares you for the Accuplacer Algebra test, ASVAB or PRAXIS tests. 

Instructor: Sue Finch

Career Advising
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Career Advising

Free

with Lori Frederick

Calendar Jan 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 40 weeks

Explore your options with our Career Advisor. Job shadow your dream job, talk with people doing the work you think you want to do and make a plan to get to where you want to be. Career Advising is available for students enrolled in all academic programs. Community members are welcome to participate, if time allows. 

Line Dancing 101

$70

with Melissa Adams

Calendar Feb 23, 2021 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

NO DROP INS DUE TO COVID-19 

Do you like to dance and have a good time? Come on out and give line dancing a try! This class is tons of fun and a great way to get some exercise without knowing it. We will learn choreographed dances to the newest music, some country and much more. Our class will start super simple and we will kick it up a small notch at the end for those who really like a challenge or have already done this before. No experience or partner necessary. Students are asked to wear shoes without grips on the bottom. Melissa Adams has been dancing for more than 25 years and began to teach five years ago to share her passion with others.

8 classes – Tuesdays, 2/23-4/13, 5:45-6:45pm, GMS, $70

Full Course




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