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.

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    Microsoft Office

    This class is intended for the person who has had little practice using Microsoft Products, but with basic digital competency. We will use MS Word to create and edit documents containing images, graphs and hyperlinks. We will use Excel to create and edit basic spreadsheets, using it to calculate and organize data. Everyone will create […]

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    CDL Class B Permit Prep Course

    The purpose of this online program is to prepare English language learners for the Commercial Driver’s License Class B permit test. Students also receive practice so that they can take the Passenger (Bus) Vehicle and School Bus endorsements as part of their permit application. A Class B Maine license allows drivers to operate a vehicle […]

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    Bridge to Healthcare Careers- Morning Session

    This program assists students with an interest in pursuing a healthcare career with the English skills they need to take their next step. Students build reading comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. In addition, they explore the healthcare opportunities available here in Maine and set short and long-term goals for a future career in healthcare.  Students […]

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    Quickbooks Online

    This course uses Quickbooks accounting software in an office environment. Areas covered include setting up an accounting system, accounts receivable and payable, reconciliation, adjusting journal entries, and financial statement generation. Prerequisites: Accounting 1 or instructor approval, CASAS score of 238+ The deadline to register for this class is August 19. Need assistance paying for this […]

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    Teller Training Program

    A 22 week program, offered in partnership with ProsperityME, which prepares English language learners for entry level careers in the banking world. Students complete two core courses in the first term of the program, Digital Skills for Learning and the Workplace and Foundational Skills for Professional Careers. After their successful completion, then students complete a […]

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