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Building Confidence

Free

with Lisa Sweet

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 24, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks

Whether you are navigating recent changes, looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, join this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong.

Instructor: Lisa Sweet
Thursdays, 9/24 - 10/8, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Online
Fee: Free

Substitute Teacher Training

$29

with Christine Fredette

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Whether you are just thinking about subbing or are a seasoned veteran looking to add some fresh ideas and “tools” to your repertoire, you’ll thoroughly enjoy this professional development opportunity. You will get to tour several schools within the RSU 14 District and will meet various RSU 14 staff members. Learn about the required substitute paperwork and protocol, strategies to keep students on task, tips to make lessons more appealing to reluctant learners along with tried and true behavior modifiers from our Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Program. Participants completing the training will receive a differential upon subbing for RSU 14.

Instructor: Christine Fredette
Tuesdays, 9/29 - 10/20, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: Meet Outside Door 28 of High School first night of class 
Fee: $29

Motor Vehicle State Inspection Training

$89

with Dan Wolfe

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

For our Fall Semester 2020, we are pleased to offer a new opportunity with our Motor Vehicle State Inspection License Preparatory Class. This program will be comprise of four one and a half hour classes with veteran State Inspection Mechanic, Dan Wolfe. He will cover application procedures, state resources, and a chapter by chapter review of the test material. There will be video clips from a State licensed garage featuring guest mechanics performing actual official State Inspections. Getting your State Inspection License Certification will help to increase your value in the workplace.

Instructor: Dan Wolfe
Mondays, 10/5 - 10/26, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: Online Fee: $89

Making Career Choices

Free

with Lisa Sweet

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Ready for a career change but don’t know where to start? This workshop will help point you in the right direction. We will cover what to consider when making a career choice and the resources available to help you succeed.

Instructor: Lisa Sweet
Tuesday, 10/6, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Online
Fee: Free

Digital Photography 101

$69

with Richard Snow

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This 3-week instructional photography course will cover: how a camera works, technical terminology, exposure modes, manual exposure, light, composition, recommended equipment for all photographers, post production for digital photographers and much more. Students interested should have a basic knowledge of their camera including how to change exposure modes, ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Students should bring to class a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) as well as their camera manual.

Instructor: Richard Snow
Tuesdays, 10/6 - 10/20, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $69

Budgeting Basics

Free

with Lisa Sweet

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop, you will learn the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, and how having a sense of your overall financial situation can assist you in the process of building a budget.

Instructor: Lisa Sweet
Thursday, 10/8, 6:30 - 7:30 PM 
Location: Online
Fee: Free

Digital Photography 102

$69

with Richard Snow

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will be driven by students. The instructor will be prepared to instruct on a variety of topics chosen by the students. Past topics have included Sports Photography, Landscape photography, Portraiture, and Lighting Basics. Students should have a full understanding of their camera, including how to use the light meter, adjust the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO; and have a general understanding of Depth of Field, Field of View, and types of Light. It is highly recommended for students who are intending to take this course have taken a previous course with the instructor as many concepts are covered in the Digital Photography 101 course that will be needed.

Instructor: Richard Snow
Tuesdays, 10/27 - 11/10, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $69

Beginner Drone Flying

$159

with Col. Daniel LeClair

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 31, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

This 15-hour blended course is designed for anyone using or looking to use drones. We cover the operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses and applications across industries, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, operational risks, insurance, career opportunities and much more. If you are currently working, or considering a career in, real estate, construction, transportation, agriculture, insurance, public safety, photography, media, inspection, etc. or want to start a business, you’ll learn how your industry can be transformed in new, cost-effective ways. We will discuss how the citizens of Maine are using these unmanned aircraft in their businesses and how best you can employ drones in your business or start a new one. Prerequisites: Must have a minimum of 8th grade English reading and writing level, and comfortable using a computer and internet browser.

Note: This will be a combined class with two (2) virtual on-line classes via Zoom then one (1) face-to-face flying day.

Instructor: Col. Daniel Leclair
Saturdays, 10/31 & 11/7, 9:00 - 1:00 PM, online classes
Saturday, 11/14, 9:00 - 1:00 PM, In-Person (11/21 rain date)
Location: Online/Open Space TBD
Fee: $159





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