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Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Our Classes

Accuplacer Testing
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Accuplacer Testing

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Please contact Joan Tremberth at 730-5045 to schedule a testing appointment at Scarborough High School.

AHA CPR, First Aid, AED: Adults, Children, Infant


with Kathy Meserve

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This Heartsaver one-evening course covers CPR and AED training for adults, infants and children as well as basic first aid including medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies. Ideal for personal trainers, gym employees, baby sitters, day care workers, scout leaders, restaurant employees or anyone who needs certification. Minimum age 14 years. Students pay for and take home instructional textbook. Certification valid for 2 years. Kathy is the American Heart Association Training Center Coordinator for Maine Medical Center and is a certified AHA instructor.

Thursday, 11/02/2017, 5:00 to 9:00 pm

$50, plus required $15 textbook fee payable to instructor at first class

Instructor: Kathy Meserve

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Basics of Selling on Ebay


with Leisa DuPuy

Calendar Dec 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Get rid of that stuff! You have lots of stuff, you don’t want the hassles of a yard sale, plus you know you can get more for it online with a much broader customer audience. Where to begin? Join this class if you have a basement or attic full of treasures to sell, you want to start a new hobby, or want to learn to become a serious seller. Cover setting up eBay accounts, payments, listings, feedback, all you need to get started. 

Two Mondays, 12/04 and 12/11/2017, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Scarborough High School's library lab

Beginner Rug Hooking: Maine Balsam Pine Cone Pillow
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Beginner Rug Hooking: Maine Balsam Pine Cone Pillow


with Beth Miller

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 , runs for 2 weeks

New! Beginners new to the craft will learn basic techniques, while completing a scented 6” x 8” balsam-design pillow with fresh balsam pine insert. Patterns will be hand drawn, ready to hook on high quality primitive linen with serged edges. Learn: a short history of hooking; how to select materials; and prepare wool strips on the cutter; finishing techniques for your piece, including serging, steaming, and binding; and if time, how to draw a pattern on the grain. Student will purchase materials at class, and be allowed to borrow a rug hooking frame for the duration of the class. Bring small embroidery scissors and small container or bag to hold “snips” trimmed while hooking. Beth owns Parris House Wool Works in Paris, ME. She teaches workshops there, at Sabbath Day Lake Shaker Village, Portfiber in Portland, Squam Art Workshops in NH, the Stitchery in RI, and more. Her company was chosen as a wildcard finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards and she makes an exclusive line of hooked pillows for Beekman 1802 in NY.  

Two Wednesdays, 10/25 and 11/08/2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

$60, plus required $50 material fee payable to instructor at first class

Instructor: Beth Miller

Beyond Beginner Guitar


with Ian Weidner

Calendar Nov 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Further develop your guitar playing skills and improve your understanding of the guitar fret board. We’ll also play blues progressions and rhythms, touch on simple music theory, and begin to improvise and express your unique creativity. Acoustic guitar, capo, and pick required. An electronic tuner is highly recommended. Open to adults and high school students 16 years or older. 

Ian has played guitar for over 25 years and has taught group and private lessons for over six years; excellent student evals here at the Scarborough Adult Learning Center keep students coming back for more!

Five Wednesdays, 11/08 to 12/13/2017, 

no class 11/22, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, $64

Instructor: Ian Weidner

Career Counseling & Testing
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Career Counseling & Testing

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We have contracted with a college and career counselor to offer the Myers Briggs Type Indicator online. After you have completed your MBTI profile and Strong Interest Inventory you may schedule a session with the counselor to review your results and to discuss options for post-secondary education and your career goals. 

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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant / Medical Office Specialist (CMAA)
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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant / Medical Office Specialist (CMAA)


with Academy of Medical Professions

Scarborough is now a scheduled Webex receive site for all AMP courses which can be found at academy of

All classes are approved through Workforce Development. Please be sure to register with the Career Center if you think you are eligible for financial assistance.


This course will teach you the practical real world skills essential for success in the healthcare field. This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant. Learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices. Upon completion of all our courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Electronic Health Record exam through the National Healthcare Association. $3000. 

CNA-M: Certified Nurse Assistant - Medication


Are you a licensed CNA with at least one year of continuous employment and wish to  further your career by becoming a licensed Med Tech so that you can administer  medications in addition to your CNA duties? Certification is given upon completion of course requirements ( 60 hours classroom, 20 hours Lab skills and 40 hours of supervised clinical practice). Applications and admission requirements are available by calling or e-mailing the office. Class begins when projected participants are each approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing and all admission criteria has been met. Please call the office for an application and list of requirements. Anticipated start date will be December, 2017.  An Information evening will be held at SHS early Fall.

Fee: $1040

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