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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]