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Workshop 101 - Mouse & Keyboard

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

New Computer User Workshops

Develope your new skill set in a stress-free, nonjudgmental environment. Each workshop is designed to build on the next to give you the building blocks to be comfortable using a laptop keyboard, screen & mouse to navigate between programs, websites and communicate via email. Our two-hour workshops are prerequisites for other introductory courses.

Workshop 102: Navigating the Internet

Workshop 103: Email

In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided. Enjoy this small class environment for a supportive learning experience.

Workshop 101: Mouse & Keyboard

Focus will be on getting comfortable with the use of the laptop keyboard and mouse and/or touch pad to control the cursor. An introduction on navigating between websites, applications and programs will be presented.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

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US Coast Guard Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel License - Online & In Person
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US Coast Guard Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel License - Online & In Person

$50

with John E Coffin

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This 56-hour blended course qualifies students for a Coast Guard license to operate vessels carrying up to six passengers for hire (OUPV). Fee includes access to the Blended OUPV Course using Captain School Key West’s Learning Management System, charts, navigation tools and the USCG-approved and accepted test. Student progress will be monitored online by the instructor and students will have assignments to complete. Once online requirements are complete, there will be 16 hours of required classroom sessions. The classroom sessions conclude with the administration of the four (4) Coast Guard required examinations. Candidates have up to 1 year to submit their application to the Coast Guard from the date on their certificate. Tuesday classes are online from 6-8 PM 9/21 through 10/26. Saturday classes will be held at the Saco Learning Center on 11/6 & 11/13 from 8 AM-5 PM with a one-hour lunch. Registration closes at noon on 9/13.

Required: You must attend one of the information sessions! In addition to the $50 registration fee, $995 is payable directly to Captain’s School Key West to complete your registration.

Eligibility Requirements: Participants must be 18 or older. The OUPV License requires 360 days* operating a small vessel; 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years. *A “day” is defined as more than 4 hours away from the dock.

John Coffin has held his USCG License since 1985 and has operated charter vessels in the Florida Keys and ME. He is a Master ME Guide and a certified Boating Instructor for US Powerboating and the National Safe Boating Council.

Excel Spreadsheet Basics

$79

with David A Chandler-Smith

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A powerful tool for performing calculations, developing budgets, analyzing and managing data. Master the essentials including: text and number formatting, sorting and filtering data, basic formulas and charts.

Prerequisite: Completion of a Computer Basics course, Microsoft Word or equivalent familiarity creating documents, formatting text, navigating menus/toolbars in software programs.

Dave Chandler-Smith has 20+ years of IT Development on computer systems. Working in IT has allowed him to further his expertise by being exposed to the many software needs of various industries.

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Spanish for Beginners - Live Online

$149

with Susan Elizabeth Mallon

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

No experience needed! Emphasize the basics of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and develop fundamental conversation skills in no time! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Required: A valid Gmail address (as class will be held via GoogleMeets), Easy Spanish Step-by-Step by Barbara Bregstein, ISBN 978-0071463386 (approx. $12, Amazon).

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Susan Mallon, BS in Spanish from USM, also studied at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. She was heavily involved with the Hispanic population at Sacred Heart Church in Portland, ME translating for several families and the Spanish Mass. She previously taught at Carrabassett Valley Academy, Mount Blue Middle School and Lewiston High.

Workshop 102 - Navigating the Internet

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Sep 28, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

New Computer User Workshops

Develope your new skill set in a stress-free, nonjudgmental environment. Each workshop is designed to build on the next to give you the building blocks to be comfortable using a laptop keyboard, screen & mouse to navigate between programs, websites and communicate via email. Our two-hour workshops are prerequisites for other introductory courses:

Workshop 101: Mouse & Keyboard

Workshop 103: Email

In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided. Enjoy this small class environment for a supportive learning experience.

Workshop 102: Navigating the Internet

Become a whiz at creating and using bookmarks and searching with a popular browser. A brief introduction to Windows 10 navigation will also be presented.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

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Beginner American Sign Language - Live Online

$149

with Samantha Greenwood

Calendar Sep 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Learn basic vocabulary, facial expressions, the deaf culture and issues affecting the deaf. Interactive games and communication practices will enhance learning. Use everyday conversational skills effectively as you become more confident in the use of sign language. No class 10/12.

Required: Signing Illustrated Expanded by Mickey Flodin ISBN-13: 978-0399530418 or ISBN-10: 039953041X (approx. $15, Amazon).

Samantha Greenwood, born hard of hearing, received a Cochlear implant at age 7. She attended RIT/NTID and graduated from CMCC in 2017 with a Human Services degree. She is currently a student at Gallaudet University for an Elementary Teacher bachelor degree.

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Workshop 103 - Email

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

New Computer User Workshops

Develope your new skill set in a stress-free, nonjudgmental environment. Each workshop is designed to build on the next to give you the building blocks to be comfortable using a laptop keyboard, screen & mouse to navigate between programs, websites and communicate via email. Our two-hour workshops are prerequisites for other introductory courses.

Workshop 101: Mouse & Keyboard

Workshop 102: Navigating the Internet

Workshop 103: Email

Create your own email address, compose, send & reply to messages. Become comfortable with basic Gmail setup and functions so you can communicate using email with ease.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

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Free Info Session for CRMA Program

Free

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Oct 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Your instructor, Jennifer Courtois, RN, will inform you about our certificate program and answer all your questions about the industry. If you are thinking about exploring a new career, this is a great way to get started - and it’s FREE!

Note: Participants must be 18 or older to enter this certificate program. A High school credential or a background check are not required.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience, from hospital, home health, diabetes & community education and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA s. She currently works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and full-time nurse educator.





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