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with Joan Tremberth
If you are enrolled in our College Transitions program you may schedule testing through your instructor or the CT coordinator. FMI Please contact the Adult Learning Center at 730-5040 or call Joan Tremberth at 730-5045 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
College Success Seminar
Explore the college learning process, discover your individual learning style, practice test-taking skills, time management and study skills! This college level course is equivalent to ACSS 104 at SMCC. Attendance and completion of the class with a grade of 80% or higher will earn you 3 CREDITS at as a matriculated student.
Dates: Sept. 13 to Dec. 20
Day/Time: Tuesdays 6:00 -9:00 PM
Book Fee: TBD
Math for College
with Chris Hayward
All students entering college in Maine must take a Math placement test. The Maine Community Colleges and the University of Maine use the ACCUPLACER as a determinant for College Level Algebra readiness. Our class will help you get the skills you need to (a) score high enough on the ACCUPLACER exam to enter a college-level class and (b) succeed in College Algebra (MAT-140).
Day/Time: Tuesdays 6:30-8:30
Instructor: Chris Howard
If you have previously taken an Accuplacer test, please bring those scores to us. We can administer the Accuplacer here at the Scarborough Adult Learning Center and send your scores to the institution of your choice.
Course will run
Office 2013: Computer Knowledge for College or Business
A successful college experience means that you MUST have the computer skills necessary to be able to work independently. As many adult students can be intimidated by the college experience it is essential to have those computer skills PRIOR to taking your initial college class either in person or online! The course will cover all MS Office Applications and follow the syllabus of SMCC Computers Applications course #CMPT101. Please bring a USB flash drive to class. Attendance and completion of the course will award (3) credits at SMCC to matriculated academic students.
Dates: Sept. 28-December 21
Day/Time: Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Fee: $99 for business MS Office Skills
$44 for College Transitions students
Paying for Your Child's College, Minimizing Debt
with Jessica Whittier
A popular workshop! Going to college and earning a degree is still one of the best financial and personal investments you can make for your child. But are you unsure what to do next, and how to pay for college, without going into debt? In this session we’ll talk about different ways families can save for college and how to navigate the financial aid process. Focus on strategies to minimize the cost of college. Leave with practical tools and resources most needed to help you prepare. Plenty of time for Q & A. Designed for families with students preschool through grade 12. High school students welcome to join parents or guardians. Jessica is a College Access Counselor at the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) with 14 years of experience in navigating the transition between high school and college. FAME is the leading financial resource that expands business and educational opportunities through a willingness to take on greater risk based on public benefit.
Monday, 11/14/2016, 6:30 to 7:45 pm
FREE, but please pre-register to facilitate proper venue size
Instructor: Jessica Whittier
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SAT Prep: Math only
with CHRIS HAYWARD
This course will cover topics for the NEW SAT Math that most often challenge students such as functions,graphical interpretation, basic trigonometry, number theory and geometry. Instructor Hayward has taught SAT prep classes since 1998, teaches high school math through AP Calculus, currently at Scarborough High. He earned his Mathematics degree from the University of Maine and Master’s degree in Secondary Teaching of Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire.
Four Tuesdays, 09/06 to 09/27/2016, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $150 or...
Note: If you would like BOTH SAT prep classes for $275, please register for the class titled, "SAT Prep: BOTH Math and Reading & Writing"
Work2Career Program for Working Adults
with Joan Tremberth
Attention Employers: We can arrange HISET testing/preparation classes for your under-credentialed employees at your site or ours while assisting with the college transitioning process. Just give us a call at 730-5045 or contact: