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
    4

    Tap Dance: Beginner

    This course is for beginner tap dancers or experienced tappers who want to brush up on the basics. Students will learn technique and steps slowly, working their way up to short combinations each week. Students should bring tap shoes if they have them or smooth-soled shoes if they don’t. $12 drop in fee.

  • Jan
    6

    Biology

    This course teaches the fundamental principles and concepts involved in the structure and function of living organisms. The course is great for students planning on attending college. Prerequisite: Reading/Writing 200. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by […]

  • Jan
    6

    QuickBooks

    This course uses QuickBooks accounting software in an office environment. Areas covered include setting up an accounting system, accounts receivable and payable, reconciliation, adjusting entries, and financial statement generation. Prerequisites: Basic computer and accounting skills. (For PAE Accounting Certificate students, Microsoft Office and Accounting I must be taken first.) Requirements: Bring a flash drive to […]

  • Jan
    6

    Microsoft Office 206, Introduction To

    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.

  • Jan
    6

    Job Class A

    This intensive 150-hour course is designed for immigrants with intermediate English language skills (levels 3 & 4) that are searching for their first job in the US. Students will learn how to search for a job, and expand their English skills through contextualized English for the workplace and learn financial literacy skills. Area employers are actively […]

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