Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Academics

Algebra - F17
Registration Unavailable

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
Registration Unavailable

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.

CASAS Assessment Testing Section I
Registration Unavailable

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.

Citizenship F17/18
Registration Unavailable

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.

College Advisement
Registration Unavailable

College Advisement

Free

with Liis Nigol. MEd

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 15 weeks

Pepare your skills to succeed in college. Special attention is paid to the application process and financial aid, and fundamentals such as note-taking and study skills. Guest speakers from various local organizations and two college visits will be included in the schedule. Students are required to be enrolled in the full College Transitions Certificate Program unless given special permission by the Program Director. At the conclusion of the program students who wish to keep their books may purchase them at the Learning Center.

Tuesdays, 10-11 AM, September 12th through December 19th. 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 Academics for more information.

Liis Nigol is the Student Services Coordinator for the OOB/Saco Adult Education program. She has worked as a counselor with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students for over 20 years.

College Transitions Algebra
Registration Unavailable

College Transitions Algebra

Free

with Mary Marra, BA

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 2 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Prepare for college level math!

Our main focus is algebra and will include working with polynomials, factoring, and graphing. Students are required to be enrolled in the full College Transitions Certificate Program unless given special permission by the Program Director.

At the conclusion of the program students who wish to keep their books may purchase them at the Learning Center.

Tuesdays, 2-4:30 PM, September 12th through December 19th. No class November 21st.

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 Academics for more information.

Mary Marra graduated cum laude from Emmanuel College with a BA in Mathematics and certification to teach math on the secondary level. She received a MA, magna cum laude, from UMASS Lowell's Community Social Psychology Department. Before teaching at Saco Learning Center, Mary taught mathematics on the high school and community college levels, and has used her problem-solving skills in various roles as community leader and nonprofit administrator. In addition to her classes at SLC and UC Saco, Mary has developed and taught an on-line math enrichment class through Notre Dame Virtual School.

College Transitions Language Arts
Registration Unavailable

College Transitions Language Arts

Free

with Bo Hewey. MEd

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 14 weeks

Prepare for college level writing!

Explore writing as a way to make cognitive connections with reading. You will be required to interact with, use, and extend the ideas in the readings. All course work moves toward analytical writing and away from narrative. Students are required to be enrolled in the full College Transitions Certificate Program unless given special permission by the Program Director.

Tuesdays, 11:30 AM-2 PM, September 12th through December 19th. No class November 21st.

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 Academics for more information.

Bo Hewey has taught from K-12 and Adult Education. With a Masters in literacy education from USM and an MA in progressive education from Goddard, he is a lifelong learner who enjoys teaching and learning with his students.

ESOL Conversation Workshop - F17
Registration Unavailable

ESOL Conversation Workshop - F17

Free

with Bo Hewey. MEd

Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 9:30 am, runs for 15 weeks

This class is for people interested in improving their English conversational ability. Through learning about American culture, the state of Maine, and current events, students will improve their listening and speaking skills while getting help with pronunciation and accent reduction.

Wednesdays, 9:30-11 AM, September 6th through December 20th. No class 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.

Bo Hewey has taught from K-12 and Adult Education. With a Masters in literacy education from USM and an MA in progressive education from Goddard, he is a lifelong learner who enjoys teaching and learning with his students.





Forgot password?