Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774



Our Classes

Writer's Workshop

$49

with Darcy Duda

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This workshop offers participants an opportunity to get the creative juices flowing, overcome the inner critic, and let heart and soul flow on the page. Whether you want to improve your business writing skills, write a short story, focus on a journaling project, create poetry or start a memoir, we'll work together to bring out the best in everyone. No matter the genre, our supportive group of beginners and published authors will provide support and critique as we move through the six week class. We'll look at successful writers and find out how to use their techniques to improve our own work. This is a fun, relaxed, and informative class to explore your own interests. This class will also be offered in person and/or virtually. Virtual classes require an internet connection and a computer device that has a microphone and camera. In person classes may require COVID 19 screening, mask & distancing. 

Embroidery is Fun! Stitching circle

$25

with Kim Christensen

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

All levels are welcome is this full inclurion embroidery class! We will learn some basic embroidery stitches and translate these to a larger design. Books and physical embroidery samples will be used to gather knowledge, technique, and design ideas. Experience the process of embroidery and watch your finished product come to life! Bring some clothing &/or textiles to embroider. Needle and floss kit willbe provided. 

Yoga for Relaxation

$49

with Nancy Kelley

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Anyone can learn yoga! This is a yoga class for those new to yoga or those wanting a basic flow class. This class introduces foundational yoga postures, teaches you how to breathe, introduces stretching techniques, and helps you feel more comfortable in the yoga practice. This class will move at a slower pace to help the individual feel the benefits of the yoga poses. Expect to be challenged both mentally and physically. Dress in comfy clothes and get out your yoga mat. This class will also be offered in person and/or virtually. Virtual classes require an internet connection and a computer device that has a microphone and camera. In person classes may require COVID 19 screening, mask & distancing.

Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Next session starts Oct 6, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

This is a 16-week certification course: This course provides practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field. This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office, Medical Billing Specialist and the Administrative Medical Assistant. You will learn how to use electronic records which are used in many medical offices. In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Electronic Health Record and Billing Specialist national certification exams through the National Healthcare Association. $3200 includes national certifications, books, and fees.

TO REGISTER &/or SET UP PAYMENT PLAN,

CALL 1-866-516-8274 or 1-207-721-0714

or CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ONLINE!

Common Bees in Your Backyard

$15

with Jean Vose

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This program will provide information on the native bees in Maine, their habitat requirements, understanding their role in the environment and how to enhance a habitat to support and attract them. Jean will suggest ways to manage yards for bees, so that they will survive, thrive and reproduce. Food plants, nest sites and appropriate nest materials critical for enhancing bee habitats will be discussed. Jean Vose is an experienced Master Gardener, certified horticulturist and backyard beekeeper.

Medical Coding with CPC Certification
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Coding with CPC Certification

$3,750

with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Next session starts Oct 7, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

This is a 20-week, in-depth, State-Certified Certificate program in medical coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding and provide you the skills you need to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Coder. This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books. Basic computer skills are required. 

TO REGISTER &/or SET UP PAYMENT PLAN,

CALL 1-866-516-8274 or 1-207-721-0714

or CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ONLINE!

Bird Feeding Basics: Fall Edition

$15

with Derek Lovitch

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Derek Lovitch of Freeport Wild Bird Supply for this fun and informative program covering all of the topics that you need to create a perfect avian haven in your backyard! Food, water, and shelter are the basic components of survival, and we’ll learn how to supplement the natural environment to draw more birds to your yard and keep them happy and healthy. By selecting the best bird seed and offering it in different feeder styles and incorporating native plants that offer food and shelter, we’ll learn how to have more birds, and get more enjoyment from our backyards. We’ll cover the basics of the successful bird feeding station, including what to feed and what not to feed, types of feeders, problem-solving, and yes, of course, squirrel-proofing (and yes, It CAN be done!). 

Wild Food Foraging Walk

$35

with David Spahr

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 9, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This four-hour course will include walking in the woods to find edible wild food along with detailed descriptions of plant habitat and structure of the plants. Please contact the Adult Education office at 582-3774 to learn more about the specific location of the walk. Bring: Notebook and pen, basket, mesh or other bags, wax or brown paper bags, knife, bug repellent and hat, water or other refreshment and a snack, gloves, waterproof boots (preferred), tall socks you can tuck your pant legs. Optional: gps, backpack, field guide, magnifying glass.

 





Forgot password?
Staff Log In