SALEM – SAD 58 Adult and Community Education will offer personal educational opportunities with flexible scheduling for adult learners, high school students, displaced workers, GED candidates and residents of all ages for the spring 2005 semester.

Beginning in January, course offerings will include the following:

An English class will begin Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the Mount Abram Community Education Center and will run Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. for 13 weeks. The cost of the course, which includes the book, is $50. Registration and payment is due by Jan. 7.

Computers class will begin at the Phillips campus on Tuesday, Jan. 11, and will run from 5 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for three weeks. The cost is $50. Registration and payment is due by Jan. 3.

Tech Prep Math/Geometry will begin Jan. 26 at the MTA campus and run from 3 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday for 13 weeks. Cost is $50. Registration and payment are due by Jan. 7.

First Aid/CPR (certification) class will be offered at the MTA campus on Jan. 22. The eight-hour course will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of $65 includes books and two-year first aid/CPR certification from the American Heart Association for child, infant and adult. Class is limited to 12 people. Registration and payment is due by Jan. 7.

ATV/Snowmobile Combined Safety Course (certification) class will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the library. The class will resume on Thursday, Jan. 27, in the cafeteria and finish on Saturday, Jan. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the cafeteria. Class size is limited to 40. This is a mandatory course for 10- to 16-year-olds who wish to ride ATVs in Maine. The cost of $10 includes materials. Registration with payment is due by Jan. 19. For more information, call 678-2701, ext. 226.

Driver’s education class will begin in March. The cost is $500 and must be paid at registration, which must be done before March 1.

Women in the Outdoors (North Maine Woods Survival Course) class will start in late February and will include map and compass, survival techniques, first aid, tracking and cooking. Call for more information.

Certified Nursing Assistant class will begin May 10 with the location to be announced. It is a 170-hour course that includes lab and clinicals. The cost is $500 and background checks are required. Enrollment is based upon acceptance into the program, so interview and register early during April.

Class B Truck Driver Training (certification) wil begin in May at the MTA campus. The cost is $900. Call for more details and to pre-register.

Those interested are asked to call for more information about the following classes: Maine Real Estate-Sales, Conversational French, Self-Enrichment-Meditation, Ms. Fix-It/Carpentry for Ladies, Boating Safety, Fly Fishing and Bow Hunting.

For more information, call the Office of Adult and Community Education at 678-2701, ext. 226. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at Mount Abram High School. Current course information is advertised on the Web site at www.mtaroadrunners.org.


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