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High School Diploma

Free

with Cathy Giuffre-Renaud

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 16 weeks
2 additional sessions through Sep 3, 2020

Take classes and earn credits toward completing your high school diploma. We have traditional-classroom or small group instruction, self-study and even on-site computer-based learning opportunities. Rolling admission. Please call the ABE coordinator to schedule an appointment to discuss these flexible, high quality, and interactive solutions. These classes will run either in-person or online based on CDC guidance.Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. No classes 11/11, 11/26 and 12/24.

Instructor: Cathy Giuffre-Renaud
Tuesdays, 9/1 - 12/22, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Wednesdays, 9/2 - 12/23, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursdays, 9/3 - 12/17, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

HiSET®/In-Person and Online Learning

Free

with Cathy Giuffre-Renaud

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks
2 additional sessions through Sep 3, 2020

HiSET®/In-Person and Online LearningHiSET® pre-testing, test-taking strategies, and skill building are offered to prepare students for successful completion of the new High School Equivalency Test (HiSET®) formally known as the GED. Rolling admissions. See below for in-person class times and days. Online learning is set up with the ABE Coordinator. These classes will run either in-person or on-line based on CDC guidance. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. No classes 11/11, 11/26 and 12/24.

Instructor: Cathy Giuffre-Renaud
Tuesdays, 9/1 - 12/22, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Wednesdays, 9/2 - 12/23, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursdays, 9/3 - 12/17, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

HiSET Testing

Free

with Catherine Renaud

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks
2 additional sessions through Sep 3, 2020

The HiSET® has replaced the GED as Maine’s High School Assessment. Students must contact and meet with our ABE Coordinator to schedule these tests. Call for an appointment and to register. Tests are scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Special arrangements can be made for conflicts. No testing on the following days: 11/11, 11/26 and 12/24.

PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT

Tues/Wed/Thurs, 9/1 - 12/23, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center
Fee: Free

Typing Skills for ESOL Students

Free

with Bill Keller

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2020 at 11 am

This instructor-monitored class is designed for any ESOL student who wants to learn or improve typing skills essential for success in many other classes and in everyday life. Good typing skills also make it easier to navigate mobile devices such as tablets and cellphones. Students will learn using Typing.com, an online learning software through lessons, games, and more to take the learner from beginner to advanced in self-paced lessons done from home. Students who do not have a keyboard-based device, desktop computer, or other technology may be eligible for a loan of such while participating in this course.

Instructor: Bill Keller
Date/Time: TBD
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Success in College
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Success in College

$49

with Cathy Giuffre-Renaud

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2020 at 1 pm

This course introduces students to the college environment and provides opportunities to strengthen the academic skills necessary for success at the college level. Students will explore the learning process, learning styles, and student development theory. The course will help students understand and successfully manage, through readings, writings, and activities, some of their life and career transitions. This class may provide high school completion credit in English and one required college graduation credit at Southern Maine and Central Maine Colleges.

Instructor: Cathy Giuffre-Renaud
Tuesdays, 1/21 - 5/19, 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: WRAE Learning Center
Fee: $49

Barre Bootcamp - Section 1

$35

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 6:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Barre Bootcamp is a low impact workout that will produce a big burn! Barre combines elements of strength training, Pilates/Yoga and dance. Small movements and many reps will help sculpt and tone muscles you didn’t even know you had! No class week of 11/23.

Instructor: Jenna Chase
Section I: Tuesdays, 9/8 - 10/27, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Section II: Tuesdays, 11/3 - 12/15, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Location: Online
Section I Fee: $35
Section II Fee: $29

Reading and Writing Essentials for ESOL

Free

with Sandy Warren Carol Durkin

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

Students will practice reading English used in life, for work, school, and entertainment. The class will also give students practice writing English paragraphs and essays for formal correspondence and academic writing. This course is for ESOL students who tested as high advanced on the CASAS test (221 or higher).

Both Reading and Writing Essentials and Reading and Writing Foundations for ESOL courses meet at the same time allowing students to interact in groups of various levels. Rolling admission. Call 207-892-1819 to set up an appointment with ABE Coordinator Cathy Giuffre-Renaud.

Instructors: Sandy Warren and Carol Durkin
Tues/Thurs, 9/8 - 12/17, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Reading and Writing Foundations for ESOL

Free

with Sandy Warren Carol Durkin

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

Students will practice reading everyday English used in the community, such as newspapers, doctor’s instructions and mail. The class will also give students practice writing basic English sentences and paragraphs through letter writing, short stories and more. This course is for ESOL students who tested as high beginner to high intermediate on the CASAS test (200–220). Rolling admission.

Both Reading and Writing Essentials and Reading and Writing Foundations for ESOL courses meet at the same time allowing students to interact in groups of various levels. Rolling admission. Call 207-892-1819 to set up an appointment with ABE Coordinator Cathy Giuffre-Renaud. 

Instructors: Sandy Warren and Carol Durkin
Tues/Thurs, 9/8 - 12/17, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free





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