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Algebra - F17
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Algebra - F17

Free
Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 29 weeks

Designed for students who wish to improve their math skills, with a focus on the problem-solving demands of todays consumer world. This class helps students improve their skills for employment and prepare for the HISET test and for college.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 PM, September 6th through December 20th. No class October 9th & November 22nd.

Missed the start date? No problem! This class has ongoing enrollment as studies are tailored to students needs.

Registration by appointment only, please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or the OOB/Saco Adult Ed office at 207-934-7922 to set up a meeting with our Student Services Coordinator, Liis Nigol.

See our Academic page for more information.

Assessment Testing Section II
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Assessment Testing Section II

Free

with Melissa Mowery

Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 29 weeks

Assessment testing is available to our registered academic students only unless given special permission by the Program Director.  You will get an opportunity to take the college entrance exam to see how prepared you are for college.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 AM, September 6th through December 20th. No testing October 9th & November 22nd.

Missed the start date? No problem! This class has ongoing enrollment as studies are tailored to our students needs. Registration by appointment only, please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or the OOB/Saco Adult Ed office at 207-934-7922 to set up a meeting with our Student Services Coordinator, Liis Nigol.

See our Academic page for more information.

Ayurvedic Skin Care

$19

with Bernadette Hawkes

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

NOTE: Date change (was 10/11).

Empower yourself with the knowledge of ayurvedic skin care. Discover your specific skin type based on your dosha, lifestyle and seasonal approaches to gaining and maintaining optimal radiance of skin and health. Leave with a list of wonderful skin care recipes, samples from your instructor's apothecary line of skin care products, tea samples and a wealth of knowledge that you can simply incorporate into your daily life.

Bernadette Hawkes, practicing holistic aesthetics since 2009, is passionate about holistic health and recently extended her practice into Ayurveda. She is trained in Panchakarma, Reiki I-3, yoga, trauma sensitive yoga and studied mindfulness meditation with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hahn at Blue Cliff Monastery.

Full Course

Becoming a Notary Public

$49

with Frank Lee

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

A notary's primary duty is to formally witness transactions involving paper documents and, in Maine, officiate at weddings. Prepare to be commissioned as a notary public, learn the history of the office, its powers and duties, eligibility, procedures, and record-keeping. Applicants must be a resident of Maine. New Hampshire residents who are regularly employed or carry on a trade/business in Maine are also eligible. Leave with all the testing and paperwork completed and ready to submit to the State. License is approx. $50 and is valid for seven years.

Frank Lee is a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic and Maine Notary Public. He has been involved with technology instruction and security since 1996 and is currently involved with technology integration in the Fire and EMS fields.

Course will run

Buying Your First Home

$30

with Lelah Sullivan

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Class meets Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th.

This Maine hoMEworks class covers the entire process of buying a home: making the decision, budgeting for homeownership, repairing credit, getting approved for a mortgage, choosing a realtor, property inspections, insurance, the closing process, energy efficiency and avoiding predatory lenders. Learn about down payment and closing cost assistance available to first-time homebuyers, veterans and others. Participants earn a Certificate of Completion required for certain mortgage programs: USDA, ME State Housing Authority and other lenders. Free individualized counseling is available following the class. Please bring a pen and notepad, beverage, snacks and a bag lunch. Register another person at the time of your registration and get a $10 rebate.

Lee Sullivan has experienced the home-buying process multiple times and successfully redeveloped several bank-owned residential properties. She is a HUD and hoMEworks-certified housing counselor and homebuyer educator.

Full Course
CASAS Assessment Testing Section I
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CASAS Assessment Testing Section I

Free

with Melissa Mowery

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Assessment testing is available to our registered academic students only unless given special permission by the Program Director.

Tuesdays, 5-7 PM, September 5th through December 19th, by appointment only. No testing 11/21.

Please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or the OOB/Saco Adult Ed office at 207-934-7922 to set up a meeting with our Student Services Coordinator, Liis Nigol.

See Academics for more information.

Chi Kung Level II

$57

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Oct 27, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This follow up to Chi Kung I will teach the participants other forms as well as getting into the how to of the healing aspects of this art that is a part of Traditional Chinese medicine. Some experience in Chi Kung is helpful but not required. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes. No class November 10th and 24th.

Mark Gerardi, studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years, is the founder of Samurai Fitness and member of the National Qigong Association. He is also a powerful energy healer with formal education in Shiatsu, Herbalism, EFT, KCR and Reiki.

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Citizenship F17/18
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Citizenship F17/18

Free

with Steve Boillot, BA

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Are you thinking of becoming a citizen of the United States? We can help you prepare. Learn what to do to become a citizen, study history and government, discuss rights and responsibilities, and prepare for the exam.

This FREE class meets Wednesdays, 5:30-7 PM, October 25th through January 24th. No class November 22nd & December 27th

Registration by appointment only, please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or the OOB/Saco Adult Ed office at 207-934-7922 to set up a meeting with our Student Services Coordinator, Liis Nigol.

See our Academic page for more information.

Steve Boillot received a BA from the University of Missouri and has taught ESOL for eight years after retiring from a career in college textbook publishing.





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