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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Professional Skills

Workshop 103 - Email

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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.

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

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 Sep 29, 2020 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 a new career, this is a great way to get started - and it’s FREE to explore in this info session! (Day/date changed from original schedule.)

Required: Masks, physical distancing and registration.

Note: Participants must be 18 or older to enter this certificate program. A High school credential is not needed and background checks 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 in both the classroom & clinical areas. She currently works as a consultant for an assisted living facility in Saco and full-time as a nurse educator at Group Main Stream in Westbrook.

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Workshop 201 - Introduction to Windows 10

$39

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The following two-week sessions are offered for those who have mastered the basics taught in the New Computer User Workshops. Each class is a stand-alone and not dependent on the others. In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided. Required: Masks and physical distancing.

Introduction to Windows 10: Whether you are migrating from an older version or have never used Microsoft Windows before, become familiar with the latest features. Set up your personal computer to suit your preferences, discover how to easily navigate and search, as well as file and retrieve documents and other files.

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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Excel Spreadsheet Basics - Live Online

$79

with David A Chandler-Smith

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 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. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Prerequisite: Completion of a Computer Basics course, Microsoft Word or equivalent familiarity creating documents, formatting text, navigating menus/toolbars in software programs.Required: Excel on your home computer (2010 version or newer).

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

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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Workshop 202 - Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Word

$39

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Word: This powerful word processing program allows users to type and manipulate text in a graphic environment that resembles a page of paper. Learn to use the basic functions to create customized documents that can wow!

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

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.

Certified Residential Medication Aid Certificate Program

$300

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Oct 17, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

CRMAs are in high demand!

This course provides standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record in accordance with Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. Students are required to complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours attendance, no exceptions. Course fee is nonrefundable.

Required: Masks and physical distancing. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at the time of your scheduled test. The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Pills Book ISBN# 9780553593563 (approx. $10, Amazon or Nonesuch Books), a yellow highlighter and a 1 to 1.5 inch 3-ring binder.

Note: CASAS pre- and post-testing in Math & Reading is highly recommended before your class starts. Our staff will contact you to set up a testing appointment so register early! Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants.

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

Etsy 101 - Live Online

$29

with Meleena Erikson

Calendar Oct 19, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Selling your crafts online.

Basic computer, internet and email skills are required for this course. Learn to set up a FREE Etsy store and PayPal account, basic terminology, list items, decode the mystery of quality packing and shipping. Cover the basics of branding, picture taking, description writing and pricing. Get ready to create your online shop! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

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

Meleena Erikson, in the marketing field nearly 20 years, has worked with small businesses and nonprofits utilizing social media to help grow their business. She is a college professor in Marketing at SNHU and owns a marketing firm.

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Workshop 203 - Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Publisher

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Publisher: This entry level desktop publishing tool is often included in the Microsoft Office suite. Learn the basic functions to create greeting cards, flyers, handouts, newsletters, certificates and more! Complete a project during the workshop.

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

Prerequisites: For those who have mastered the basics taught in the New Computer User Workshops (comfortable with laptop and/or desktop keyboards and software). A proficiency with Microsoft Word and/or other MS Office products is a plus.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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