No. Each program has certain characteristics that are the same. Two models are:
- Cohort model, all students enter the program at the same time and continue to work together through the program. Usually this type of program is semester based. Schedules may be one full day per week or two evenings per week or possibly two morning or afternoon sessions.
- Menu of services. Classes and services are offered at a variety of times and locations. Students work with the adult college transitions counselor to plan their schedules and complete course requirements.
b. Career planning
c. Academic coursework
d. College experience
e. Tracking and follow up
Yes. Many adult education programs offer college preparation classes as part of their regular offerings. A student enrolled in one of these classes is NOT considered a Maine College Transitions Program student for purposes of the grant. The student would be considered an adult transitions student for subsidy or AEFLA reporting purposes.
You may use the search form located in the top right hand corner of every page on the site to search for courses. If you put in your zip code then it will automatically limit the results to courses within 50 miles of your chosen zip code. If you leave the zip code blank, it will show you matching courses from all across the state.
What do I do? Who do I tell?
We are always open to suggestions for new courses. If you would like to propose a new course and maybe even be an instructor for that course, contact our program’s office.
Programs & Locations
To find your local program, please visit: http://www.maineadulted.org/ and use the “Find a Local Program” search box located near the top of the homepage. By entering your town and radius in miles, you can quickly and easily locate the adult education programs closest to you.
You may also click the “Find Programs” button on the homepage to view listings and an interactive map of all the programs in the state.
First locate your program using the “Find a Local Program” search box located near the top of the homepage at http://www.maineadulted.org. You will then be presented with an interactive Google map which will allow you to pinpoint the location of the program(s) closest to you and get driving directions.
Registering for Courses
Some courses are available for online registration. For those payments, we accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, and PayPal.
Register by mail:
If you register by mail, you may pay by personal check, money order, or by providing your credit card info on the necessary registration form.
Register by phone:
If you register by phone, we can accept a credit card, check, or money order. If you register by phone but pay by check or money order, you will need to drop off your check or money order to our office by the date specified when you register for your course.
Register in person:
If you register in person at one of our program locations, you may pay by personal check, credit card, money order, or cash.
If you have mailed in your registration for a class which was already full, you will be contacted and given the option to be placed on the waiting list for that class.
If you register in person, you’ll know immediately the status of the class.
If you search for courses online, you will know because the web page will say “Course full” and give you the option of subscribing to the waiting list.
If you are on a waiting list, you will be contacted if a space becomes available. Please do not go to the class unless you have been called. The teacher will have to send you to our office in order to check your wait list status if you just show up for class. All waiting lists are handled on a “first come – first serve” basis and each class is filled in the order people were placed on the waiting list.
Yes. We accept call-in registrations for most classes. We do not accept call-in registrations for classes that require participation in an inventory or teacher approval.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
There is no charge for the HiSET (formerly GED), but you must pass a pre-test.
To attend classes in Adult Education, you must be 18 years old and out of High School.
Yes, we accept online registrations using all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express) or PayPal accounts.
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Online registration is now available!
You can register online or at our office. Course fees, lab fees and material fees must be paid at the time of registration. Book fees must be paid before class begins. You may also register by mail. Registration forms are included in our printed catalog and a printable form is available here on our website. A check or money order with all costs covered must accompany the form.
We accept registrations by telephone, fax and online for most courses and accept all major credit cards.
No. We serve people from all over the state of Maine- any resident of Maine can register for our courses.