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Math for College
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Math for College

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Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm

You must call to register: 207-730-5040

Our college transition program offers Math classes to prepare students to take the ACCUPLACER which determines readiness for College Level Algebra. The class is designed to help you with the skills you need to (a) earn an acceptable score on the number skills and elementary algebra Accuplacer and (b) help you succeed in your College Algebra class. 

Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm

Dates: February 25-April 14



for Academic Students

Please note that all students who are taking academic classes must register with Adult Education and schedule an Intake Session. Our funding is dependent upon having the correct information in our files and the purpose of intake is to gather as much pertinent information as we can about your educational goals so that we can assist you in reaching those goals. Whether you are working towards  HiSET/adult HS diploma, College or a Career certification or are an English language learner we are here to help you.  Please call anytime for assistance.

Indoor Seed Starting and Garden Planning


with Raychell Libby

Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Start your own veges, flowers, and herbs indoors. Jumpstart your spring garden. Learn about basic supplies: best varieties, containers, seed starting mediums, and fertilizers. Planning ahead for your spring garden, when to start indoor seeds, planting depths, lighting and warmth, watering and fertilizer, transplanting and hardening off, and common mistakes to avoid. Take home a seed packet and Broadway Gardens coupon. 

Raychell is a horticulturist, landscaper and owner of Fervor Farm in Hollis. She’s been dubbed, “the house plant lady” at Broadway Gardens where she’s been sharing her passion for plants and gardening for 10 years. 

Tues, 2/25/2020, 6:00 to 8:00pm, $15

Instructor: Raychell Libby

Whole Chicken Processing


with Chef James Larvia

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to utilize the whole bird. Have you ever had a whole chicken and not quite known what to do with all of it? Learn from Chef James how to breakdown the bird into more manageable sizes. Whether you roast yourself, or buy pre-cooked or rotisserie chicken, learn to utilize every part of the chicken by applying different cooking techniques.

Wed, 2/26/2020, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, $30, Limit: 8 

Chef James Larvia is a graduate of Johnson & Wales School of Culinary Arts with concentrations in sustainability and wellness. He shares his experiences from cooking at Jedediah Hawkins Inn, NY; The Barn, Block Island, RI; Havana in Bar Harbor; and Emilitsa in Portland. Prices for all classes in the Culinary Arts Series include: food sampling, any leftovers to take home, handout Bring to all classes: apron, cutting board, knife, and a container to bring leftovers home.  

Other Culinary Arts Series classes include: Culinary Basics and Knife Skills, German Winter Cuisine, Winter Comfort Soups and Stews, and Vegetarian Soups and Stews.

Healing Sound Immersion


with Andrea Wenger, MAHA

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Take a deeper journey! Melt into a soothing and healing experience with sounds that calm your mind, release anxiety, and restore harmony to your whole being. Learn how to clear and balance your energy centers (chakras) with your own voice. Then get comfy for an extended immersion experience of soothing crystal singing bowls, chimes, bell tones, Andrea’s angelic voice and more. Many find this meditation relaxing, rejuvenating, and even transporting to a deeper place of peace and awareness that can be hard to access otherwise. Bring: water bottle, thick yoga/camping mat or reclining lawn chair, blankets, pillow, etc., as desired to keep you warm, supported, and comfy while sitting, then lying down for about an hour (or fully sitting in a chair is an option). 

Andrea is a Sound Healer and Reiki Master with a graduate degree in Applied Healing Arts. She works with the alchemy of sound, voice, Reiki, and consciousness to create a sacred space for deep healing and integration of mind, body and soul. See:

Wed, 2/26/2020, 6:00 to 8:00pm, $15

Instructor: Andrea Wenger, MAHA

You may also be interested in taking this class first (optional):

See: Intro to the Healing Power of Sound, Wed 2/12/2020, 6-8pm, $15

Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification
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Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification


with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 6 pm

Info Night: Jan 28 Scarborough High, broadcast live, Must rsvp Joan Tremberth at or 730-5040

To register for this class contact Academy of Medical Professions, 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714  ~ 

Payment plans available.

16-week certification course: This course provides practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This all-inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, Electronic Medical Records for the Medical Office, and Medical Billing.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) and Billing Specialist National Certification exams through the National Healthcare Association.  $3000 includes national certifications, books, and fees.   Payment plans available.   

Starts Feb 26

Tues. & Weds, 6-8 pm

16 Weeks

Beginner Guitar


with Ian Weidner

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Always popular! Absolute beginners plus those with a little experience will learn chords, skills, and techniques to build a strong foundation to jumpstart your guitar playing journey. Learn to strum simple tunes and make the most of practice time. Open to adults and students 16 yrs+. Acoustic guitar and picks required; electronic tuner and capo highly recommended. 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!

Four Wed, 2/26 to 3/18/2020, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, $60

Instructor: Ian Weidner

Beginner Hand and Machine Sewing: Open Studio


with Jeanette Guglielmetti

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Finish that project and get the support you need! Designed for beginner-level hand and machine sewers in need of some guidance as they work on simple projects of their own choosing. Sewers can work to complete existing projects or begin new ones. No need to have taken Jeanette’s previous class - open to all beginners who have knowledge of the very basics. Bring all your own materials, including a machine if needed. 

Jeanette teaches adult sewing classes at CE and Scarborough adult education. She’s a former Scarborough Middle School teacher of Applied Humanities and coordinated their students’ sewing club.

Three Thurs, 2/27 to 3/19/2020 (no class 3/12), 5:30 to 7:30 pm, $30 plus student provides supplies, Limit: 6 

Instructor: Jeanette Guglielmetti

Medical Coding with  CPC certification
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Medical Coding with CPC certification

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

Academy of Medical Professions Info Night broadcast live at Scarborough High, must rsvp 730-5040 or

To register for this class contact Academy of Medical Professions, 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714  ~ 

Payment plans available.

20 week, in-depth medical coding for CPC certification.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding and provide you the skills needed to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Coder.  This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books.  Basic computer skills are required.  Payment plans available.  FMI contact AMA or to register or access payment plans. $3500 

20 weeks, 88 hours

Starts Feb. 27

Thurs., 5:30-8 pm

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