SALEM – SAD 58 Adult and Community Education will offer the following personal and educational opportunties 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:

History/U.S. Government: Class begins on Thursday, Jan. 20, at Mount Abram High School and will run every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. for 13 weeks. The cost is $50. Registration and payment are due by Jan. 7.

English: Class begins Monday, Jan. 10, at Mount Abram campus and will run from 3 to 6 p.m every Monday for 13 weeks. The cost is $50, which includes the book. Registration and payment is due by Jan. 7.

Computer: Class begins Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Phillips campus and will run from 5 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for three weeks. The cost of the course is $50. Registration and payment due by Jan. 3.

Tech Prep Math/Geometry: begins Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the Mount Abram campus and runs from 3 to 6 p.m. for 13 weeks. Cost of course is $50 and registration is due by Jan. 7.

Ballroom dancing: begins Wednesday, Jan. 12, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays for six weeks at the Mount Abram campus. Cost is $50 for a single or $75 for a couple. Course covers six basic dances. Singles and couples welcome. Registration by Jan. 3.

First Aid/CPR (certification): class will be held on Jan. 22 at the Mount Abram campus. This is an eight-hour course and will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $65. Registration by Jan.7.

ATV/Snowmobile Combined Safety Course (certification): will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 25 and 27, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Mount Abram High School. This is a mandatory course for 10- to 16-year-olds who wish to ride ATVs in Maine. Cost is $10 and includes materials. Registration due by Jan. 19. For more information, call 678-2701, ext. 226.

Driver’s Education: Class begins Jan. 31 at Mount Abram campus. Cost of course is $500. Registration with payment is due by Jan. 14.

Other opportunities include Women in the Outdoors, Certified Nursing Assistant, Class B Truck Driver Training, Miane Real Estate-Sales, Self-Enrichment-Meditation, Ms. Fix-it/Carpentry for Ladies, Fly Fishing in February, Trapping in March, Bow Hunting in April and a Paddling Sports Clinic in May.

All course payments should be made payable to SAD 58 Adult and Community Education and mailed to: Mount Abram Education Center, RR 1 Box 760, Strong, ME 04983.

For more information, call the center at 678-2701, ext. 226, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Current course information is available on the Web site at

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