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Our Classes

Intermediate SQL : Part of SQL Certificate May

$245

with Cecelia Allison

Calendar May 3, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry standard database programming language. It is one of the most in demand skills in occupations that require interaction with data and analyzing data. Learning SQL can also lead to a job that is specific to analyzing data such as a data analyst, a quality assurance analyst, or a business analyst. You will quickly progress from creating simple SQL queries that query a single table to querying multiple tables simultaneously. You’ll also learn how to alter data in a database and how to gather significant statistics from data stored in a database. Finally, you'll learn techniques that will enable you to write powerful queries that perform complicated searches and sorts on your data.  CEUs/ILUs 4.8

Intermediate Web Design: Part of the Certificate in Web Design

$245

with Marcus Lander and Tonya Wright

Calendar May 3, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Anyone wanting to find out how to create effective and dynamic websites/applications will want to take this course. You may be a webmaster or a graphic designer already creating static websites wishing to take your skills to the next level. You will acquire the fundamentals of the most popular Web 2.0 technologies. You will take away a functioning web application hosted on a web server that is both accessible and Search Engine Optimized. CEUs/ILUs available.

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Marketing Using Social Media: Part of Social Media for Business Certificate

$195

with Nicole Siscaretti & Jennifer Selke

Calendar May 3, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. You will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Courses may be taken individually at the cost of $195 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs 4.8 

Project Management Processes: Part of the Certificate in Project Management

$195

with Andy Stanhope and Christina Martinez

Calendar May 3, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. CEUs/ILUs available.

Digital Photography I - Introduction to Lighting

$35

with Leah Haraden

Calendar May 17, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn or fine-tune your lighting skills with Leah such as various types of lighting sources commonly used in photography. We will start off with natural sunlight and continuous light and work our way to on-camera and off-camera flash with examples and comparisons of each. By the end of this short introductory class, you will learn to see light better and use it to best suit the composition of your scene or subject. Class meets on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Session II: Malaga Island History Talk

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar May 18, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Malaga Island is a 41-acre island at the mouth of the New Meadows River in Casco Bay, ME. It was the site of an interracial community from the Civil War until 1911 when the residents were forcibly evicted from the island. Travel back in history and learn about who used the island before the colony, about the colony and its history, and then about it now. Take a virtual tour with Master Maine Guide, Alice Bean Andrenyak, who specializes in its tumultuous history. The class takes place on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

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Basic Pistol Handling for Women

$150

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar May 19, 2021 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This women's-only NRA basic pistol class is for the first-time handgun owner, women who have never fired a handgun, and those who are curious about shooting handguns. We will cover handgun safety, basic shooting positions, how to load and unload your handgun, proper hand position for shooting, aiming, what to do when a malfunction happens, cleaning, safe storage, how to choose a handgun, and more safety. This one-day workshop includes range time. Students do not need to own a handgun to participate. If a student certifies (passes a written exam and a shooting qualification), they may use the certificate to apply for a Maine Concealed Carry Permit. Students will be given an NRA textbook when they come to the first class. For more information about range time, please contact Alice directly at alice@amaineguide.comPrice includes the $50 fee for Range time.

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: Session VI

$10

with Leyza Toste

Calendar May 24, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Discover five simple actions you can take before surgery to reduce anxiety, decrease pain and shorten post-surgery recovery time. Leyza will guide you in the mind-body techniques shown to enhance the healing process, developed by Peggy Huddleston. Take an active role in and enhance your healing as you prepare for, and go through, any type of minor or major surgery. These easy to learn, mind-body techniques will help you feel calmer before surgery, use less pain medication, and recover faster. This evidence-based approach to preparing for surgery is offered at a number of hospitals in the U.S., including two in Maine. Leyza trained with Peggy Huddleston and will guide you in mind-body techniques. While not necessary for the workshop, prior to surgery, you will need to get Ms. Huddleston’s relaxation CD set or MP3 (not required for class). This, as well as the Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster book or e-book (recommended reading), can be purchased at www.HealFaster.com. Ms. Huddleston's book and CD set are also available at a few local libraries. No discounts.  

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.





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