Try something new this year

Whether you want to learn a second or third language, improve your English, earn your high school diploma, prepare for college, or train for a new career, Portland Adult Education is here for you. As we prepare for a new school year, our doors are open and we invite you to come visit, meet our students, take a class, and see firsthand the power of adult learning.

Learning for everyone

Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.

  • Jan
    25

    Modern Dance For Beginners

    This co-ed adult movement class will bring out a student’s creative side. The class encourages students to move, bend, flow, and stretch, all while progressing to a rhythm. No experience necessary. Students should come to class with an open mind and a willingness to move barefoot in a new way. (Register and pay at first […]

  • Jan
    25

    Guitar: Basic

    Designed for students with no prior guitar experience, this course covers the basic fundamentals of learning the instrument. Course topics include common chords, tuning, and how to keep a steady strum pattern. Requirements: A guitar and electronic tuner.

  • Jan
    25

    Guitar: Continuing

    Building off of Guitar: Basic, this course helps students to progress along their guitar-playing path. Students will review and practice what they have previously learned, using that information to learn additional chords and songs. Prerequisite: Completion of Guitar: Basic or instructor permission. Requirements: A guitar and electronic tuner.

  • Jan
    28

    Event Design With Flowers Workshop

    A two-day workshop centering around event design. The first day will cover wearable floral creations such as corsages, boutonnières, and hair pieces. The second day will focus on decor with a centerpiece arrangement.

  • Jan
    29

    Land Navigation Basics

    Learn the basics of land navigation using map, compass, and GPS. Use these three tools together in an integrated approach to finding your way over land. Learn a variety of techniques to plot your precise location on a topographic map, then use your compass to navigate a desired course. The course will close with a […]

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