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84 Pleasant Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743 • 135 7th Avenue • Madawaska, ME 04756
(207) 834-3536 * (207) 728-6314
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Online Learning & Professional Development

Over 500 courses offered every 6 weeks!

 

Learn from the comfort of your own home or office at times that conveniently fit your schedule.

Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, convenient, fun & interactive.  All courses run for 6 weeks (with a 2 week grace period).  Courses are project oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more.  You can complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office at any time of the day or night.

Courses are offered in Accounting & Finance, Business, College Readiness, Computer Applications, Health Care, Language & Arts, Personal Development, Teaching and Education, and more.  Click here or on the link above to see the many options offered on our site or call 728-6314 to register today!

                                                                                                Starting at $100 / course

      Learner Testimonial:  "I have always had a passion for alternative health and natural living.  The convenience of learning more by taking classes at home really suited me.  Madawaska Adult Education's online Ed2Go classes are great!"   Carol Ouellete


Online Health Learning

Why Health Ed Today ?  The healthcare industry is changing at a rapid pace. New requirements require the ability to learn concepts by utilizing & accessing medical innovations. Health Ed Today is here to provide you with support to meet these growing needs. These courses are highly interactive and ensure that students gain the necessary skills to excel in a professional healthcare environment.  All courses include access to an online community with interactive content and student services.

With  Health  Ed  Today, you’ll have online, 24 / 7 access .  Our goal is to ensure that students successfully completing Health Ed Today courses will have the necessary skills to pursue employment opportunities in hospitals, clinics, research centers, and other healthcare organizations nationwide.    

Click here or on the link above to access these courses or call 728-6314 to register today!

 

Academy of Medical Professions  Related image

        The Academy of Medical Professions is a licensed Proprietary School certified by the Maine State Department of Education and is established with the Adult Education Systems in Maine with great success. They offer classes through SMCC as well  as complete correspondence/online courses with lectures provided through streaming audio or recorded live classes at your leisure.  An instructor is assigned to you for assistance through the program as well as grading. This allows those students who cannot attend classes to get the feel of the classroom participation. We will teach how to get jobs, where they are, what you can expect for pay, what your resume should look like, and will forward e-mails and phone calls to you as we hear of jobs.

 

Personal Support Specialist Certification :  

Saco River Education PSS Online Course

The "certifications" tab gives you course information; the "enrollment" tab sends you to the registration form.

See our course brochure for live class offerings

FREE Online Learning Sites for your educational needs :

Core Skills Mastery CSM is a free web-based course to teach foundational math, literacy, and problem-solving skills.  A Next-generation system for learning practical math, literacy, problem-solving and thinking skills for school, for the workplace, and for life.  CSM provide broad preparation for educational and career success:

  • Fills in gaps, provides immediate boost to math & literacy
  • Teaches advanced problem-solving and thinking skills
  • Enhances independent learning
  • Builds self-motivation, persistence, confidence

Learning Express   At LearningExpress, the mission is to help students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. The LearningExpress Library™ platform provides the most comprehensive selection of educational resources—including more than 800 tutorials, practice exams, eBooks—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. The LearningExpress Library for Maine also includes Popular Software Tutorials and Basic Computer Instruction to increase much needed computers skills in today’s job market.  FREE for Maine residents.

Khan Academy   With a library of over 2,600 videos and 268 practice exercises, Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Students can make use of our extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos from any computer with access to the web. Coaches, parents, and teachers have unprecedented visibility into what their students are learning and doing on the Khan Academy.

Digital Literacy  This is the destination for digital literacy resources and collaboration. Use it to share and enhance the tools necessary to learn computer and Internet skills needed in today’s global work environment.  The Digital Literacy portal is a presidential initiative to serve as a valuable resource to practitioners who are delivering digital literacy training and services in their communities. As more and more jobs and educational offerings are available online, the ability to navigate the Internet is critical to participate more fully in the economy. Jumpstarted by a federal interagency working group dedicated to spurring the advancement of digital literacy across all age groups and stages of learning, the Digital Literacy portal organizes content conveniently, enables valuable discussion and collaboration among users and elevates best practices to improve the quality of digital literacy offerings.

ESL-Web   WEB-ESL includes Adult and Family Education Links to English Learning Activities and vocabulary in the following areas:  Introductions & Family, Shopping, Jobs, Housing, Health, Community Resources, Transportation, Computer Skills, Grammar, and Literacy.

Mometrix Academy   Test Preparation, including brief video tutorials, in a variety of tests such as Accuplacer, ASVAB, HiSETR, and much more.

IXL  Practice comprehensive, standards-aligned Math & Language Arts K-12.  Includes information on individual state standards. Provides access to meaningful data at your fingertips. Get real insight into practice habits, improvement over time, and trouble spots.

Sens-Lang Typing  Learn to type at your leisure.  In this site you can choose among a variety of  free  fun and challenging learning activities: Tutorials, games, and a free typing test.  Keep track of your personal goals and progress as you navigate the keyboard basics.

Socratic.org   "What if you had an amazing teacher by your side whenever you were trying to learn something?  We believe every student who can access the Internet should feel that way. . . But learning happens well beyond the classroom. We want to give every student instant access to great, contextual teaching right when they need it.  Great answers are the first step towards that goal. Whenever a student gets stuck, we want them to find an answer that is effectively a micro lesson teaching them what they need to know to move forward."

TABE   Want access to practice tetsts that will assess your ability to pass the TABE assessment test and activities that will help improve your TABE scores?  This is the test required by TWIN RIVERS paper company for all new employees and applicants. This is a practice sight only.  Please call 728-6314 to register for an official TABE test.  

 

Test Preparation Strategies       

                      http://www.test-preparation.ca/the-ultimate-guide-to-test-preparation-strategy/                     

                      http://www.test-preparation.ca/different-types-test-questions/ 

 
 
 

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(207) 834-3536 * (207) 728-6314