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Burning Questions About My iPhone/iPad

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 7, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Sometimes our iPhones and iPads mystify us, and yet we know there are multiple possibilities lurking in Settings. We will uncover the hidden potential of our devices in this hands-on session. Particularly, we will go step-by-step through the functions participants identify being of interest—no question too small to explore. Please bring your fully charged Apple device.

Burning Questions About My iPhone/iPad

$30

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 14, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Sometimes our iPhones and iPads mystify us, and yet we know there are multiple possibilities lurking in Settings. We will uncover the hidden potential of our devices in this hands-on session. Particularly, we will go step-by-step through the functions participants identify being of interest—no question too small to explore. Please bring your fully charged Apple device.

Bus Driver
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Bus Driver

$285

with Ray Dyer

Step 1: Get and complete a Commercial Driver License Application Form HERE or at any Local Department of Motor Vehicles.

Step 2: Obtain a State of Maine, Criminal History/Background Check (CHRC) and fingerprinting.

Applications and instructions can be found HERE

Fingerprinting appointment scheduling and instructions can be found  HERE

This process could take several weeks so complete it early in the process!!

Step 3: Get a DOT physical exam. Completed by a medical examiner registered with U.S. DOT FMCASA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. A list is available HERE

Occupational Health Associates, 442-8625, in Bath is available for DOT physicals.  When contacting a provider state that you are a new school bus driver applicant and will be a “self-pay”.

Step 4: Send in your application, a copy of your CHRC approval card and a copy of your DOT physical form with a fee of $35, ($70 after Jan. 1, 2018), for Class B and $10 ($20 after Jan. 1) for school bus and $10 ($20 after Jan. 1) for passenger endorsements to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Bureau of Motor Vehicles

State House Station #29

Augusta, Maine 04333

It may take up to 6-8 weeks to receive your exam date. ALL documents must be submitted together or the application will be rejected and returned.

Step 5: Study the Maine Commercial Manual Driver License Handbook, sections 1,2,3,4,5,10,11,12 and 13. Questions on the exam come directly from this handbook. Do not do your own research online or use online testing for CDL exams as they may not be written for Maine.

Step 6: When you get your permit DO NOT send road test card to the State. That will be done once you have completed the course.

Step 7: Call Merrymeeting Adult Ed, 729-7323, they will contact the instructor to contact you

Step 8: Once contacted pay Merrymeeting the fee of $285 for the driver training course

Once you have attended the first lesson you will NOT be eligible for a refund.

If class is not completed in five months you will need to re-enroll and pay the fee once again.

Computer Tutoring
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Computer Tutoring

$40

Get one-on-one instruction with a tutor to help with whatever challenges you are having on your Mac or PC.  In your own home or her at the adult ed center.  Call 729-7323 and we will put you in touch with one of our experts to have all your questions answered!  $40/hour

Diving Deeper into your iPhone/iPad Camera

$71

with Jill Spencer

Calendar May 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Nothing beats the convenience of having a phone/camera that goes everywhere with you. Whether you want to capture a quick shot or try your hand at a more studied image you will learn how to make that convenience work for you. Jill has taught many iPhone/iPad camera classes and this time she’s extending the class to 3 sessions. Now you can take photos away from the classroom and bring them back to learn hands-on tips for editing using Apple’s built in editing tools as well as some free editing apps and share your photos and experiences with your classmates.

Get to know YOU! Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Workshop:
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Get to know YOU! Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Workshop:

Free

with Shelley Taylor

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a widely used personality assessment designed to help individuals identify their personality type.  Workshop attendees will gain a better understanding of their learning, communication and social interactions styles, while also discovering the role of personality type in career planning and satisfaction.  Shelley Taylor, Student Services Coordinator at the University College in Brunswick, has over 10 years experience leading MBTI workshops in the Midcoast area.  To register for this course or for more information, please contact Paul Elisha at 729-7323 or email at elishap@link75.org

HVAC Information Session:
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HVAC Information Session:

Free

Be introduced to the training available at MEMA Technical Training Center located in Brunswick. They will explain their hands-on approach to HVAC-R training. MTEC courses are designed so students spend about 50% of their class time working in the 2,400 sq. ft. training lab with the same equipment they would experience out in the field. For more information or to register, contact Paul Elisha at 207-729-7323 ext.3 or at elishap@link75.org.

Introduction to Self-Employment
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Introduction to Self-Employment

Free

with New Ventures

This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed. Contact: 386-1664 or jenn.dobransky@maine.edu   The date and time have not be determined. Website newventuresmaine.org  





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