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 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
    6

    Accounting 2

    Building off of Accounting 1, this course introduces more complex accounting procedures and completes the accounting cycle with a focus on larger publicly-owned merchandising businesses. Worksheets are introduced that assist in the recording of year-end adjustments, closing the company’s books for a reporting period and the final preparation of financial statements. Additionally, interpreting a company’s […]

  • Jan
    10

    Education Academy- Practicum PPS Schools

    The practicum is a 12 week, 96-hour placement in a local school. It gives students the opportunity to see and experience real life teaching methods and approaches. Students will reflect on their experience through journaling and discussion with other practicum students. Students must be accepted into the Education Academy Certificate Program and enrolled in another […]

  • Jan
    10

    Medical Terminology

    Students will learn how medical terms are analyzed and built, how to pronounce and spell terms, how to apply medical terms as they relate to basic anatomy and physiology, and common diseases of each bodily system. No prior knowledge of biology required. Cost of the textbook is included in the fee.

  • Jan
    10

    Teller Training

    This 12 week program is designed for foreign trained professionals with a background in the banking and finance industry. It consists of five individual courses which will prepare participants with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the position of Teller. Graduates will earn the Today’s Teller Certificate, a nationally recognized credential, from […]

  • Jan
    10

    Readings in Social Studies

    Read and discuss articles in the themes of Avoiding Misinformation on the Internet; The Benefits and Costs of Globalization; and Rights and Justice. Students will do weekly reading, writing, and revising of their work.

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