Auburn adult ed lists May offerings


AUBURN — Auburn Adult and Community Education has announced class offerings for May. Registration can be made by mail, phone 333-6661, with a credit card or on line at

Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA): The program is designed to prepare the student to become a certified nurses assistant. Nursing assistant skills are taught and evaluated in the classroom and through clinical hands-on experience. Certification is given upon completion of the course after evaluations in theory, clinical performance and passing the state examination. This is a must call only registration.

Empower Your Self: Monday, May 17. Participants will use Hemi-Sync frequencies, gentle music and verbally guided exercises to assist in the process of expanding awareness, allowing one to enter a place of stillness, receptivity and wholeness.

Introduction To GPS: Wednesday, May 12. The class is  for anyone with a GPS who doesn’t know how to use it or those who are thinking of buying a handheld, but aren’t sure what to do with it. Participants with a handheld GPS should bring it, along with the manual.

Make It Your Own – Beaded Jewelry: Thursday, May 13. Join Bead Retreat to create beaded jewelry. All tools and bead boards will be provided. Participants will work with leather to create a bracelet with silver plate and pewter.

Making Changes 101: Tuesday, May 11. The class will teach an overview of how to identify and shift negative life patterns using the Emotional Freedom Technique combined with holistic foods and plant-based medicine.

Maine Driving Dynamics: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 1 and 2. The five-hour course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. It will include discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. Those completing the course will receive a certificate and a three-point credit on their driving record. Seniors over 55 will receive a discount on their auto insurance.

Microsoft Excel 2007 (Intermediate): Tuesday, May 18. Participants will find out more about choosing and correctly designing charts, and will learn to automate formatting using macros. The course is a continuation of the Introduction to Excel, using Microsoft approved texts for preparing to take the Microsoft Office User Specialist Exam. Participants must be fully proficient using Windows and have a sound understanding of the basics of Excel before taking the course.