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Our Classes

Ceramics/Pottery Exploration!

$165

with Zachary Fields

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Have you always wanted to experience the feel of clay in your hands? Here’s your chance! You will learn the fundamentals of clay and have fun exploring functional and sculptural ceramics using wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques. Coursework is dependent on the class’s collective creative desires and will be tailored to best suit individual needs. Open to all: no experience required, but certainly welcomed. This ten-week course includes your $30 materials and studio fee. The fee includes 50 LBS of clay. If a student desires more clay there is an additional fee.  Limited Enrollment, register early! 

Certified Group Exercise and Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise and Personal Trainer

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with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Interested in changing lives of those around you? How abouta part-time career? This program is designed to teach youeverything you need to know to enter the health and fitness fieldas a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. You maychoose to complete both group fitness and personal training,or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or20 weeks. All materials included in fee including NationalCertification Exams. CALL 721-0714 for registration information

Certified Nursing Assistant

$975

with Margot Kovach, RN

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 19 weeks

Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? This State approved 180-hour course consists of classroom time, lab practice and clinical work. Time is spent on the aspects of caring for patients and residents, diseases and disease processes, and anatomy and physiology. Clinical hours allow the student to practice what was learned in the classroom with actual hands-on experience. Classes are held two nights per week from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm for 19 weeks. During Clinical the hours are from 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm, and there are two Saturday sessions from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Certified Nursing Assistant State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. To register for this class download the application from www.merrymeeting.org and return it to the adult education office, or call 729-7323 to have an application mailed. Ask Paul Elisha, our academic counselor about scholarships for this course! 729-7323

Certified Nursing Assistant Fall 2018
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Certified Nursing Assistant Fall 2018

$975

with Margot Kovach, RN

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 19 weeks

Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? This State approved 180-hour course consists of classroom time, lab practice and clinical work. Time is spent on the aspects of caring for patients and residents, diseases and disease processes, and anatomy and physiology. Clinical hours allow the student to practice what was learned in the classroom with actual hands-on experience. Classes are held two nights per week from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm for 19 weeks. Clinical hours are from 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm, and there are two Saturday sessions from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Certified Nursing Assistant State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. To register for this class download the application HERE and return it to the adult education office, or call 729-7323 to have an application mailed. Ask Paul Elisha, our academic counselor about scholarships for this course! 729-7323

Chemistry w/ Lab

$170

with Pierre Martin

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks
Study of the atom, elements, problem solving, electron configuration, gases and their laws. This is a laboratory practice class and will satisfy entrance requirements for post-secondary schools and CNA or nursing preparation. Prerequisite: Algebra I or currently enrolled in Algebra. Book and lab fee are included in course fee. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET and/or Diploma program. Must meet with Paul Elisha, Academic Counselor to enroll. Call 729-732.

Clay, Beyond the Wheel

$85

with Lonie Ellis

Calendar Nov 13, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you avoided creating with clay because you don't have access to a potter's wheel? This class will take you beyond the wheel to create beautiful hand built pieces. Each week will focus on a different hand building technique: pinch, coil and slab. You will also learn various surface designs methods to enhance your work. This class will give you a good foundation to start creating with clay off the wheel! Glazing and firing schedule will be discussed during class. Materials (clay and glaze) and firing fee of $20 included in the price of the course.

Composition Tips Using Your Smart Phone Camera

$45

with Jill Spencer

Calendar Dec 10, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The newer smart phones (Androids & iPhones) have pretty sophisticated cameras that take sharp images. Improve your pictures even more by employing a variety of composition strategies. Topics include: taking portraits, night shooting, using reflections for unique perspectives, adding interest to your landscape shots, ways to capture flora and fauna in a distinctive manner, and more. This two-week class will allow us to explore some strategies, practice them during the week, and then share our best efforts plus investigate several additional approaches. Please bring your fully charged smart phone (Android or iPhone). No discounts.

Continued Drawing B/W & Colored Pencil AM

$106

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Would you like to further develop your drawing skills? We will work in black and white media, as in tonal drawing, as well as working in color or readying to work in color. Perceiving color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones, so you'll become more skilled in thumbnails. Color theory will come into play to advance the building of fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40.





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