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.

  • Oct
    26

    Mindful Drawing Zoom

    Students will be introduced to the basic techniques of still life and landscape drawing. The objective of the class will be to gain the skills in developing composition, the framework for any 2D work, in addition to value. A variety of charcoal mediums and paper will be utilized to allow each student the opportunity to […]

  • Oct
    27

    Microsoft Office 2016, Introduction To (Online)

    This course is for you whether you’re completely new to Microsoft Office or are just looking to refresh your skills for a potential job. Basic computer terminology is covered. Students will become familiar with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, sending and receiving attachments through email and challenges to practice what you’ve learned.

  • Oct
    28

    Accounting 1 (3)* (Online)

    As an introductory course, Accounting 1 teaches the planning, analyzing and interpreting of transactions that occur in a small for-profit single-owner business. These transactions are processed and recorded through an entire accounting cycle with the ultimate objective of preparing financial statements that summarize the results of operations for that business. Basic accounting principles are taught […]

  • Oct
    28

    Microsoft Office 2016, Introduction To (Online)

    This course is for you whether you’re completely new to Microsoft Office or are just looking to refresh your skills for a potential job. Basic computer terminology is covered. Students will become familiar with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, sending and receiving attachments through email and challenges to practice what you’ve learned.

  • Oct
    28

    Keyboarding (3) (Online)

    Students in this class will develop techniques and skills that are conducive to building keyboarding speed with a high level of accuracy, including the number keypad. Students will also learn correct techniques of hand placement, proper posture, and ways to avoid repetitive motion problems. Beginning students will learn the keyboard and should be able to […]

  • Find Adult Education Classes In Your Area