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Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Business & Skills Training

Fantastic Photo Finishes: Organize & Edit Images With Your iPhone/iPad Photos App


with Boomer Tech

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 24, 2022
3 additional sessions through Apr 18, 2022

Most of us take hundreds of photos that languish on our iPhone, iPad, or in the Cloud. Learn how to edit and organize your photos! The Photos app, ready-made slideshows, and use of albums will also be covered. 

Hidden Gems Lurking on Your iPhone & iPad


with Boomer Tech

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 24, 2022
3 additional sessions through Apr 18, 2022

Did you know that our iPhone tracks your movements? That the keyboard has hidden keys? That you can write and draw on your photographs? Our iPhones and iPads have many timesaving features that allow you to be creative and efficient. These "hidden gems" will show you how to learn the advanced features of our iPhone or iPad. 

Personal Support Specialist (PSS)


with Margaret Gambell

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 26, 2022

This 50 hour course prepares participants to work in home health care or residential setting. Personal care, communication skills, observing, reporting, and documentation are taught. How to provide care safely and deal with emergencies, consumer rights, aging and illness are addtional topics covered in this class. This course will be held at Comfort Keepers in Scarborough. This is a grant funded course provided by Maine Department of Education to Cumberland County Adult Education Programs. English Language Learners enrolling should have a CASAS Reading score of 220 or above. Please contact our office at 730-5040 for an application and to arrange a CASAS Reading test. Class meets T & TH, 4-8 pm and SAT, 9am-3pm

Computer Basic for Beginners


with Jen Adams

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 23, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 5, 2022

Are you looking to strengthen your computer skills? Come join us for two evenings to learn more! The first night of class will be gathering your questions and goals about your computer use. Topics that may be covered include: turning your computer on and off, using a mouse vs. a trackpad, keyboard navigation, hardware vs. software vocabulary, using Google to search for information, and privacy and security considerations. Topics offered are subject to change depending upon questions students bring to class! No computer needed-Chromebook laptops will be available for in-class practice. 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


with Brenda Faust, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2022

Students enrolled in this certificate program complete 130 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience, meeting all state licensing requirements. Upon successful completion of the course and passage of the State Competency Exam, the student will be eligible to enter the healthcare field under the direction of a licensed nurse. Clasroom instruction will be delivered via Zoom. Students will need a tablet or computer for classroom meetings. Laboratory and clinical instruction will be in person at a healthcare facility. Students must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalency diploma, and have a CASAS reading score of 238 or above. Call 730-5040 for an application, interview, and reading assessment. 

Mindfulness Leadership


with Martin Gagnon

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Faced with overwhelmed employees, high burnout rates, and a tough labor market, supervisors need to create a work culture that supports employees' emotional wellness. Based on the digital book, "Mastering the Yo-Yo," Meditation and Mindfulness teacher and author Martin Gagnon shares how leaders can create a mindful work culture that fully supports and retains valuable employees.  Two Thursday evenings, May 12 & 19

Certified Residential Medication Assistant (CRMA)


with To Be Announced

This 40 hour CRMA course includes classroom instruction, with clinical practice available after completion of coursework. All students must complete clinical practice, either with our instructor or arranged through your healthcare facility, if applicable. Successful students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. Certification is valid for two years. Call 730-5040 for an application. This class will be held onsite at Westbrook Adult Education. 

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