(Distance Learning Option)
Prepare for your next career or job with a plan that’s right for you. In this class you will review your skills, interests, and experiences and relate them to occupations; identify educational opportunities; research the local job market; and develop a step-by-step plan to achieve your goals. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or considering a career change, this class will help you achieve employment success for today and tomorrow.
This online class is for anyone with internet access who is looking for a class with flexible hours, where you will not have to attend a live class, and can work at your own pace within the scheduled weeks of the class. Participants will connect with the instructor and classmates in online discussion boards, conference calls and more.
This class is being offered twice. Please sign up for either the summer or fall class.
Registration deadlines – Summer class: June 24th, Fall class: September 27th
The summer class will run from July 15 – August 23
The fall class will run from October 14 – November 22
To register or for more information contact Cathy Collins at
753-6622 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Judy Thibeau on May 8, 2013 | Read more in: Events
Massabesic Center for Adult Learning is your ConnectME source for information on how you can use Maine's expanding high-speed, broadband internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development. Contact our office and arrange a special presentation on the importance of high speed internet for your civic or social organization.
Look for this symbol in our catalog. It identifies courses and workshops where you’ll learn about high-speed internet connectivity. This community education program is presented in cooperation with the Maine Department of Education and the ConnectME Authority. Learn more at www.maine.gov/connectme and check the speed on your internet connection.
State Broadband Infrastructure Program
Award Number 23-50-M09062
Posted by Judy Thibeau on April 22, 2013 | Read more in: News
Small businesses are often confused about how to proceed with marketing so MCAL has decided to host a series of Lunch and Learn Seminars called:
All Seminars will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Room 11 of the Massabesic High School East building.
A delicious lunch will be served and networking will be encouraged!
Seminar 1: 2/27/13 Facebook, Twitter, Websites, Brochures, Newsletters, Ads, and More!
What are they all about, what should I do, and when can I do it myself vs. outsourcing? Learn all of the marketing options you have and how you should navigatge the waters. Discover what you can do yourself or assign to an employee and what you need professionals to do.
Seminar 2: 3/25/13 Search Engine Optimization and Ranking in Google!
What is it and what do I need to know and do? You may have heard the phrase Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but how much do you really need to know about it? Since having SEO makes a difference in web searches, you should know what is considered good practice and necessary to exercise quality control with vendors.
Seminar 3: 4/24/13 Social Media - Does My Business Need to be There?
You hear about Facebook Pages, Tweets, Linked-In, Pinning and You Tube Channels for businesses, but are they really making a difference? Do I need to have them? Discover what they are all about and create an account or two of your own.
Seminar 4: 5/20/13 Tools, Tools and More Tools!
Many online tools are available nowadays to help you in your business. Become familiar with Google Docs, Skype vs. Google Chat, Constant Contact vs Mail Chimp, and Webinar Platforms.
Posted by Sharon Levesque on December 21, 2012
The GED Testing Service has launched a campaign to alert test-takers who need to finish the GED test by the end of 2013. The current version of the test will expire at the end of 2013. Call MCAL at 247-2022 NOW to complete your GED testing this year. For the latest information on the GED go to:
Posted by Sharon Levesque on October 2, 2012
Each new year brings fresh hopes and new goals. At Massabesic Center for Adult Learning, the staff is focused on Career Pathways, a term that means steps that learners can take from earning a diploma to completing a certificate, license or degree. The end goal is employment in a sustaining career.
If you want to discover your Career Pathway, call our office at 247-2022 to schedule an appointment with Jacqueline Littlefield, our Career Pathways Coordinator. Jackie will help you discover the skills and preparation required to do the work you dream about doing. Take advantage of this service that comes at no additional cost to you!
Have you heard about the GEd Close-out Campaign yet? It's true. The 2002 GED Test Series will expire at the end of 2013. If you or someone you know has been working on a GED or wishes to earn one, now is the time to complete the process. The new 2014 version oof the GED Test will be computerized and will feature a multitude of optins for responding to test questions. Basic computer skills will be necessary too. Call us today!
Enjoy our Spring 2013 classes that feature something for everyone! Come Grow with Us and keep up with the change that is all around us! Happy 2013!
Posted by Sharon Levesque on August 22, 2012
MCAL Class of 2012
Posted by Sharon Levesque on July 9, 2012
MCAL has received an Adult Education Technology grant through the Maine Department of Education. Support for the grant is provided through a sub-recipient grant from the ConnectME Authority, part of an award from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Broadband Data Imporvement Act. MARTI courses offered for the Spring 2013 semester include: Photo Editing with Picasa, Computer Basics for Seniors, Getting Started with iPad, Working with Google Tools, Beyound Computer Basics and Internet and E-mail.
Posted by Deborah Whitehouse on May 8, 2012 | Read more in: News
We at Massabesic Center for Adult Learning are always interested in your feedback on how and what we are doing.
We welcome your thoughts on:
1.Things we are doing right.
2.Areas that could use improvement.
3. Other services or courses you would like MCAL to offer for community members.
Feel free to e-mail Barbara Gauvin: email@example.com with your comments.
Thank you in advance for your assistance in helping us to keep improving our program to fit the needs of our community members.
Posted by Deborah Whitehouse on December 6, 2011
go to: http://www.mainehep.org for more information.
Posted by Deborah Whitehouse on October 26, 2011
Massabesic Center for Adult Learning is your community connection for information on how you can use Maine’s expanding high-speed, broadband internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development.
MCAL can arrange a special presentation on the importance of high speed internet for your business, civic or social organization.
This community education program is presented in cooperation with the Maine Department of Education and the ConnectME Authority. Learn more at www.maine.gov/connectme and check the speed on your internet connection. Call us at 247-2022 for more information.
Posted by Deborah Whitehouse on October 5, 2011