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Workshop 102 - Navigating the Internet

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Feb 1, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

New Computer User Workshops

Develop 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. The following two-hour workshop is a prerequisite for other introductory courses. In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided for consistency. No personal computers please. Enjoy this small class environment for a supportive learning experience.

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.

Masks & distancing required.

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.

Spanish for Advanced Beginners - Live Online

$149

with Susan Elizabeth Mallon

Calendar Feb 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Continue learning the basics as well as dive into tenses other than present tense, more advanced grammar and increased conversational skills. Upon completing this course, you will be able to read a beginner book in Spanish as well as have more robust conversations. We will cover about a chapter a week.

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.

Becoming a Notary Public

$39

with Michael Thomas Foley

Calendar Feb 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A notarys 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 residents of ME or NH residents who are regularly employed or carry on a trade/business in ME. Leave with the testing and paperwork ready to submit to the State. License is approximately $50 and is valid for seven years.

Masks & distancing required.

Michael Foley, an appointed ME Notary & Dedimus Justice for 10+ years, has notarized countless documents and performed many marriage ceremonies. He has been serving his community for over 15 years in various elected & appointed positions.

Free Info Session for CRMA Program

Free

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Feb 8, 2022 at 5:30 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!

Masks & distancing required.

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. She currently works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and full-time nurse educator.

Workshop 103 - Email

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Feb 8, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

New Computer User Workshops

Develop 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. The following two-hour workshop is a prerequisite for other introductory courses. In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided for consistency. No personal computers please. Enjoy this small class environment for a supportive learning experience.

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.

Masks & distancing required.

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.

Workshop 201 - Intro to Windows 10

$39

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 1, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The following two session course is for those who have mastered the basics taught in Series 100. Each class is a stand-alone and not dependent on the others. In class laptops with MS Office 2016 provided for consistency. No personal computers please. Enjoy this small class environment for a supportive learning experience.

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.

Masks & distancing required.

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 Aide Certificate Program

$300

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Mar 5, 2022 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. Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants.

Note: Full vaccination for Covid required before you can do the clinical med pass. Registration closes at noon on 1/21.

Required: Masks, distancing and proof of registration. The 2020 Nurse's Drug Handbook ISBN-13: 978-1284167900 (approx. $42, new on Amazon - or purchase a used copy from the instructor for $13), a yellow highlighter, a 1.5 inch 3-ring binder. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at the time of your scheduled test.

Note: CASAS assessment testing is highly recommended. Please contact our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or learningcenter@rsu23.org to set up a testing appointment.

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

One to One Computer Tutoring Section II

$45

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 7, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Book your one hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email and attachments. Perhaps you need help with photos: saving, sending, editing; iTunes, office programs, Internet and internet providers, backing up your work or virus protection. Bring your laptop or use one of our laptops.

Appointments available from 5:30-6:30 PM or 6:45-7:45 PM. Call (207) 934-7922 to register and choose your one hour appointment slot.

Masks & distancing required.

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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